Skinner

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Auction 2961B

November 19, 2016 10:00AM

11-19-2016 11-19-2016

63 Park Plaza, Boston

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American School, 19th Century      The Battle of Bunker Hill

American School, 19th Century The Battle of Bunker Hill

Lot:
1
Sold for:
$29,520$24,000

American School, 19th Century The Battle of Bunker Hill Unsigned. Watercolor and gouache on paper, 15 x 19 1/2 in., in a later molded wood frame. Condition: Minor toning. Note: This More ...

George Heriot (Quebec/England, 1759-1839)      Panoramic View of Boston Harbor and Part of Charlestown with Bunker Hill, June 15, 1815

George Heriot (Quebec/England, 1759-1839) Panoramic View of Boston Harbor and Part of Charlestown with Bunker Hill, June 15, 1815

Lot:
2
Sold for:
$19,680$16,000

George Heriot (Quebec/England, 1759-1839) Panoramic View of Boston Harbor and Part of Charlestown with Bunker Hill, June 15, 1815 Unsigned, dated "15 June 1815" on the back of the second sheet. More ...

Silver Teaspoon

Silver Teaspoon

Lot:
3
Sold for:
$4,920$4,000

Silver Teaspoon, Paul Revere, Jr., Boston, Massachusetts, late 18th century, the turned-down handle with bright-cut and wrigglework edging, the end of the handle engraved with a swan, the back of More ...

Silver Teaspoon

Silver Teaspoon

Lot:
4
Sold for:
$3,198$2,600

Silver Teaspoon, Paul Revere, Jr., Boston, Massachusetts, late 18th century, the handle with floral engraving and "PJP" monogram, the back of the handle stamped "PR" in sunken cartouche (Kane mark More ...

Silver Teapot

Silver Teapot

Lot:
5
Sold for:
$1,845$1,500

Silver Teapot, probably Boston, c. 1760-70, inverted pear form with chased and engraved floral and scrollwork on shoulder and lid, flame finial, and later wooden handle, ht. 6 1/2, wd. 5 1/2, dp. 10 More ...

Silver Porringer

Silver Porringer

Lot:
6
Sold for:
$1,845$1,500

Silver Porringer, Samuel Minott, Boston, Massachusetts, c. 1770, the slightly flared rim on a bulbous body with convex base, the pierced scroll handle engraved "APA" above "JP" and marked on the More ...

Silver Cann

Silver Cann

Lot:
7
Sold for:
$4,920$4,000

Silver Cann, Jacob Hurd, Boston, Massachusetts, c. 1735, baluster form with scrolled handle and molded foot, the front engraved with a scrolled coat of arms, the bottom engraved "M/TE," marked More ...

Silver Christening Cup and Three Coin Silver Tablespoons

Silver Christening Cup and Three Coin Silver Tablespoons

Lot:
8
Sold for:
$185$150

Silver Christening Cup and Three Coin Silver Tablespoons, early 19th century, the christening cup with slightly flared mouth, reeded base, and simple scroll handle engraved on the front with a More ...

Six Silver Teaspoons

Six Silver Teaspoons

Lot:
9
Unsold
 

Six Silver Teaspoons, Francis Girard, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, c. 1780, with feather edge engraving and monogram "MD," the backs each marked twice with "FG" in a sunken cartouche, (wear, one More ...

Silver Serving Spoon

Silver Serving Spoon

Lot:
10
Sold for:
$492$400

Silver Serving Spoon, Elias Pelletreau, Southampton, New York, c. 1760-80, handle with midrib mark "EP" in a sunken cartouche, the end of the handle with monogram "H/N=E," (minor dings in bowl), More ...

Elisha Taylor Baker (New York/Connecticut, 1827-1890)      Sunrise, from Shore to Ship

Elisha Taylor Baker (New York/Connecticut, 1827-1890) Sunrise, from Shore to Ship

Lot:
11
Sold for:
$4,305$3,500

Elisha Taylor Baker (New York/Connecticut, 1827-1890) Sunrise, from Shore to Ship Signed "E.T. Baker" l.l., titled on a label affixed to the reverse. Oil on canvas, 14 x 22 in., in a gilt-gesso More ...

Bone and Mother-of-pearl Inlaid and Scrimshaw-decorated Box

Bone and Mother-of-pearl Inlaid and Scrimshaw-decorated Box

Lot:
12
Sold for:
$9,840$8,000

Bone and Mother-of-pearl Inlaid and Scrimshaw-decorated Box, Captain Spencer Pratt, Bristol, Rhode Island, 1835-55, the rectangular box inlaid all over in repeating mother-of-pearl pinwheels, stars, More ...

Whalebone Yarn Swift

Whalebone Yarn Swift

Lot:
13
Unsold
 

Whalebone Yarn Swift, America, 19th century, with turned and polychrome decorated base and clamp, (imperfections, breaks), dia. expands to approx. 15 in. More ...

Pair of Turned Whalebone Candlesticks

Pair of Turned Whalebone Candlesticks

Lot:
14
Sold for:
$492$400

Pair of Turned Whalebone Candlesticks, probably New England, early 19th century, with swelled banded baluster posts on circular bases, (imperfections), ht. 7 in. More ...

Decorated Swordfish Bill Sword

Decorated Swordfish Bill Sword

Lot:
15
Sold for:
$369$300

Decorated Swordfish Bill Sword, America, late 19th/early 20th century, the blade with painted nautical flags and designs, lg. 37 1/4 in. More ...

Two Round Nantucket Lightship Baskets

Two Round Nantucket Lightship Baskets

Lot:
16
Sold for:
$461$375

Two Round Nantucket Lightship Baskets, late 19th/early 20th century, with swing handles and turned bases, (imperfections), ht. to 6 1/2, dia. to 10 1/2 in. More ...

American School, 19th Century      Watercolor Theorem on Paper

American School, 19th Century Watercolor Theorem on Paper

Lot:
17
Sold for:
$461$375

American School, 19th Century Watercolor Theorem on Paper Unsigned. Depicting seashells and finely drawn foliage, 4 1/8 x 6 5/8 in., in a molded black-stained frame with gilt liner. More ...

James Gale Tyler (Connecticut/New York, 1855-1931)      Sunset Seascape

James Gale Tyler (Connecticut/New York, 1855-1931) Sunset Seascape

Lot:
18
Sold for:
$2,952$2,400

James Gale Tyler (Connecticut/New York, 1855-1931) Sunset Seascape Signed "TYLER" l.r. Oil on canvas, a variety of vessels in choppy water and dramatic sunset horizon beyond, 15 1/4 x 18 1/4 More ...

Thomas Willis (Connecticut, 1850-1925)      Portrait of the Yacht Evelyn

Thomas Willis (Connecticut, 1850-1925) Portrait of the Yacht Evelyn

Lot:
19
Sold for:
$677$550

Thomas Willis (Connecticut, 1850-1925) Portrait of the Yacht Evelyn Signed "T. Willis" l.r. Oil with applique velvet and silkwork on canvas, the yacht flying pennants on her masts, and an More ...

American School, Late 19th Century, Portrait of the Three-masted Vessel Martha Bowker of Brunswick, Maine, Entering the Scheld River Bo

American School, Late 19th Century, Portrait of the Three-masted Vessel Martha Bowker of Brunswick, Maine, Entering the Scheld River Bo

Lot:
20
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

American School, Late 19th Century Portrait of the Three-masted Vessel Martha Bowker of Brunswick, Maine, Entering the Scheld River Bound for Antwerp Unsigned, identified in inscriptions on the More ...

American School, 20th Century      Portrait of the Paddlewheel Steamer Newburgh

American School, 20th Century Portrait of the Paddlewheel Steamer Newburgh

Lot:
21
Sold for:
$1,046$850

American School, 20th Century Portrait of the Paddlewheel Steamer Newburgh Initialed "F.A.S." l.r. Oil on panel, 10 x 18 in., in a modern gilt and ebonized frame. Condition: Yellowed varnish, More ...

American School, Early 20th Century      Seascape, Cape Elizabeth, Maine

American School, Early 20th Century Seascape, Cape Elizabeth, Maine

Lot:
21A
Unsold
 

American School, Early 20th Century Seascape, Cape Elizabeth, Maine Initialed "C.T.B." l.l., inscribed extensively in pencil on the reverse of the stretcher. Oil on canvas, 9 x 14 in., in a More ...

William R. Davis (Massachusetts, 1952-)      Moonlit Landscape

William R. Davis (Massachusetts, 1952-) Moonlit Landscape

Lot:
22
Sold for:
$1,599$1,300

William R. Davis (Massachusetts, 1952-) Moonlit Landscape Signed "William R. Davis" in pencil along the stretcher. Oil on canvas, 8 x 12 in., in a gilt frame. Condition: Good. More ...

Oak Chest over Drawer

Oak Chest over Drawer

Lot:
23
Sold for:
$7,380$6,000

Oak Chest over Drawer, probably Massachusetts, c. 1650-80, the molded lift top opens to a well above a case with central panel with arch and turned drop, with flanking panels, oval bosses, moldings, More ...

Red-stained Poplar Chest over Drawers

Red-stained Poplar Chest over Drawers

Lot:
24
Sold for:
$7,380$6,000

Red-stained Poplar Chest over Drawers, possibly Connecticut, c. 1710-30, the molded lift-top opens to a well, above a double arch-molded case of two false and two working drawers, on the base with More ...

Turned Maple and Ash Carver Armchair

Turned Maple and Ash Carver Armchair

Lot:
25
Sold for:
$1,845$1,500

Turned Maple and Ash Carver Armchair, possibly Branford, Connecticut, c. 1700, with bulbous knob finials on vase- and ring-turned stiles joining horizontal and vertical spindles, the turned arms on More ...

Turned Maple and Ash Armchair

Turned Maple and Ash Armchair

Lot:
26
Sold for:
$2,214$1,800

Turned Maple and Ash Armchair, Connecticut, c. 1700, with ball finials on vase- and ring-turned stiles joining horizontal and vertical spindles, the turned arms on knob handholds, refinished, ht. More ...

Tiger Maple and Cherry Candlestand

Tiger Maple and Cherry Candlestand

Lot:
27
Sold for:
$461$375

Tiger Maple and Cherry Candlestand, New England, late 18th century, octagonal tray top with applied edge on a ring-turned support and cross-base with gouged edge detail and four turned, tapering More ...

Cherry and Pine Adjustable Light Stand

Cherry and Pine Adjustable Light Stand

Lot:
28
Sold for:
$1,845$1,500

Cherry and Pine Adjustable Light Stand, probably New England, 18th century, carved and turned double candle arm adjusts on a threaded shaft, on a vase- and ring-turned support, and splayed vase- and More ...

Black-painted Oak Armchair

Black-painted Oak Armchair

Lot:
29
Sold for:
$2,091$1,700

Black-painted Oak Armchair, New England, late 17th century, acorn ring-turned finials on vase- and ring-turned stiles joining horizontal and vertical turned spindles with turned arms and handholds More ...