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Auction 2858T

October 19, 2015 12:00PM
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October 26, 2015 3:00PM

10-19-2015 10-26-2015

63 Park Plaza, Boston

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Courting Mirror

Courting Mirror

Lot:
1000
Sold for:
$338$275

Courting Mirror, northern Europe, late 18th century, the molded frame with reverse-painted glass border in blue and white, cresting with a panel a basket of fruit, ht. 16, wd. 10 1/2 in. More ...

Courting Mirror

Courting Mirror

Lot:
1001
Sold for:
$185$150

Courting Mirror, northern Europe, early 19th century, with half-round mahogany veneer frame and cresting with a floral reverse-painted glass panel, refinished, (minor imperfections), ht. 19 1/4, wd. More ...

Walnut and Gilt-gesso Mirror

Walnut and Gilt-gesso Mirror

Lot:
1002
Sold for:
$215$175

Walnut and Gilt-gesso Mirror, northern Europe, late 18th century, the scrolled and pierced cresting with gilt floral device above the molded gilt incised liner, on a shaped pendant, old surface, More ...

Walnut and Gilt-gesso Mirror

Walnut and Gilt-gesso Mirror

Lot:
1003
Sold for:
$246$200

Walnut and Gilt-gesso Mirror, probably England, 18th century, the scrolled frame with a molded gilt incised liner and beveled glass, refinished, ht. 43, wd. 22 1/4 in. More ...

Walnut Mirror

Walnut Mirror

Lot:
1004
Sold for:
$246$200

Walnut Mirror, England, 18th century, the rolled scrolled cresting above the molded liner and beveled glass, refinished, (minor restoration), ht. 28, wd. 14 1/4 in. More ...

Mahogany Veneer Dressing Mirror and a William and Mary Black-painted Caned Side Chair

Mahogany Veneer Dressing Mirror and a William and Mary Black-painted Caned Side Chair

Lot:
1005
Unsold
 

Mahogany Veneer Dressing Mirror and a William and Mary Black-painted Caned Side Chair, England, late 18th/early 19th century, the dressing mirror with shaped top on a single-drawer stand with More ...

Black-painted Roundabout Chair

Black-painted Roundabout Chair

Lot:
1006
Sold for:
$523$425

Black-painted Roundabout Chair, New England, 18th century, the shaped backrest and scrolled arms on block-, vase-, and ring-turned stiles continuing to legs joined by shaped slats and turned More ...

Red-stained Turned Armchair

Red-stained Turned Armchair

Lot:
1007
Sold for:
$523$425

Red-stained Turned Armchair, New England, last half 18th century, the molded crest rail above a vasiform splat and vase- and ring-turned stiles with shaped arms, on turned supports continuing to More ...

Windsor Sack-back Chair

Windsor Sack-back Chair

Lot:
1008
Sold for:
$615$500

Windsor Sack-back Chair, New England, c. 1790, with bowed crest rail, carved tiger maple saddle seat, and vase- and ring-turnings, refinished, ht. 39 1/4, seat ht. 17 in. More ...

Red-painted Sackback Windsor Chair

Red-painted Sackback Windsor Chair

Lot:
1009
Unsold
 

Red-painted Sackback Windsor Chair, New England, late 18th century, with vase- and ring turnings, old surface of red paint over earlier black, (imperfections), ht. 37 1/2, seat ht. 16 1/2 in. More ...

Maple High Chest of Drawers

Maple High Chest of Drawers

Lot:
1010
Sold for:
$2,091$1,700

Maple High Chest of Drawers, New England, 18th century, the flatmolded cornice above five thumbmolded drawers over a lower case of one long and three short drawers, all on cabriole legs ending in More ...

Cherry Tall Chest of Drawers

Cherry Tall Chest of Drawers

Lot:
1011
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

Cherry Tall Chest of Drawers, New England, late 18th century, the molded top above a cockbeaded case of five graduated drawers on bracket feet, replaced brasses, refinished, ht. 49, wd. 36, dp. 17 More ...

Mahogany Oxbow Serpentine Slant-lid Desk

Mahogany Oxbow Serpentine Slant-lid Desk

Lot:
1012
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

Mahogany Oxbow Serpentine Slant-lid Desk, Massachusetts, late 18th century, the lid opens to an interior of six drawers, four valanced compartments centering a prospect door, over a cockbeaded case More ...

Cherry Tea Table

Cherry Tea Table

Lot:
1013
Sold for:
$861$700

Cherry Tea Table, New England, late 18th century, the molded rectangular top on four block-turned tapering legs ending in pad feet and joined by a valanced apron, repainted, (top reset), ht. 26 1/2, More ...

Mahogany Tilt-top Tea Table

Mahogany Tilt-top Tea Table

Lot:
1014
Unsold
 

Mahogany Tilt-top Tea Table, probably Pennsylvania, late 18th century, the circular dished top on a birdcage platform and vase- and ring-turned support continuing to a tripod cabriole leg base More ...

Mahogany Candlestand

Mahogany Candlestand

Lot:
1015
Sold for:
$308$250

Mahogany Candlestand, possibly Rhode Island, last half 18th century, the circular dished top on a vase- and ring-turned support and tripod cabriole leg base ending in arris pad feet, More ...

Mahogany and Mahogany Veneer Desk Box

Mahogany and Mahogany Veneer Desk Box

Lot:
1016
Sold for:
$431$350

Mahogany and Mahogany Veneer Desk Box, probably England, late 18th/early 19th century, the drawer opens retracting the beaded cover exposing one long and three small compartments, the hinged top More ...

Hide-covered Trunk

Hide-covered Trunk

Lot:
1017
Sold for:
$215$175

Hide-covered Trunk, early 19th century, the domed top and body with brass tack and leather strip decoration, the interior lined with blue dot printed paper below a later lining of 1869-dated More ...

Miniature Red-painted Blanket Chest

Miniature Red-painted Blanket Chest

Lot:
1018
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

Miniature Red-painted Blanket Chest, America, 19th century, the thumbmolded lid opening to a box with single till and lock, the sides with double arch cutout feet, the front with shaped skirt, old More ...

Group of Assorted Mostly Cast and Stamped Brass Furniture Hardware

Group of Assorted Mostly Cast and Stamped Brass Furniture Hardware

Lot:
1019
Sold for:
$800$650

Group of Assorted Mostly Cast and Stamped Brass Furniture Hardware, England or America, late 18th/early 19th century, comprising plates, hinges, latches, mounts, and casters, many embossed or More ...

Needlework Sampler

Needlework Sampler

Lot:
1020
Sold for:
$185$150

Needlework Sampler, Elizabeth Moorsum, 1759, the worsted wool letters worked on a linen ground with the stitched inscription at the bottom reading "Elizabeth Moorsum her/SamPler done in The 6/Year More ...

Needlework Sampler

Needlework Sampler

Lot:
1021
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

Needlework Sampler, Lydia Ashley, Massachusetts, September 1798, worked in silk threads in shades of pink, green, yellow, and burnt umber, on a linen ground, (toned, fading), 10 x 7 in., in a modern More ...

Two Needlework Samplers

Two Needlework Samplers

Lot:
1022
Unsold
 

Two Needlework Samplers, America, 18th century, stitched with silk threads on a linen background, the large unfinished sampler with alphabet and number embroidery above a floral panel inside a More ...

Large Needlework Picture

Large Needlework Picture

Lot:
1023
Unsold
 

Large Needlework Picture, America, 18th century style, the central shepherdess surrounded by her sheep and flanked by trees, all within an elaborate floral and foliate border issuing from a shell at More ...

Red Linsey Woolsey Quilted Coverlet

Red Linsey Woolsey Quilted Coverlet

Lot:
1024
Sold for:
$1,107$900

Red Linsey Woolsey Quilted Coverlet, 18th/early 19th century, the woolen top with embroidered floral pattern, undyed backing and interior woolen batting, (minor wear), approx. 72 x 72 in. More ...

Brass Bed Warmer

Brass Bed Warmer

Lot:
1025
Unsold
 

Brass Bed Warmer, 19th century, the brass pan with pierced and engraved lid and turned wood handle, lg. 43 1/2, wd. 11 5/8 in. More ...

Eight Patch/Snuff Boxes

Eight Patch/Snuff Boxes

Lot:
1026
Sold for:
$185$150

Eight Patch/Snuff Boxes, late 18th/19th century, composed of brass, burl, lacquered wood, pewter, shell, and sterling silver, (imperfections), lg. to 3 1/2 in. More ...

Six Carved Maple Scoops and a Carved Maple Pestle

Six Carved Maple Scoops and a Carved Maple Pestle

Lot:
1027
Sold for:
$492$400

Six Carved Maple Scoops and a Carved Maple Pestle, 19th century, lg. to 11 5/8 in. More ...

Brass Standish

Brass Standish

Lot:
1028
Sold for:
$185$150

Brass Standish, 19th century, the rectangular base on peg feet holding a quill holder and two covered jars with acorn or point finials, lg. 7, wd. 2 1/2, dp. 3 3/4 in. More ...

Wrought Iron Roasting Rack

Wrought Iron Roasting Rack

Lot:
1029
Sold for:
$492$400

Wrought Iron Roasting Rack, possibly New England, late 18th century, the adjustable two-bar rack with hook on circular supports and arched legs ending in penny feet, sold with a brass pail ht. 28 More ...