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Auction 3121M

August 12, 2018 10:00AM

08-12-2018 08-13-2018

274 Cedar Hill St, Marlborough

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Rufus Porter (Connecticut/Massachusetts, 1792-1884)      Profile Portrait of a Young Woman in a Blue Dress

Rufus Porter (Connecticut/Massachusetts, 1792-1884) Profile Portrait of a Young Woman in a Blue Dress

Lot:
260
Sold for:
$4,613$3,750

Rufus Porter (Connecticut/Massachusetts, 1792-1884) Profile Portrait of a Young Woman in a Blue Dress Unsigned. Watercolor on paper, 3 1/2 x 2 3/4 in., in a gilt molded frame with eglomise More ...

Rufus Porter (Connecticut/Massachusetts, 1792-1884)      Portrait of Reuben Bacon

Rufus Porter (Connecticut/Massachusetts, 1792-1884) Portrait of Reuben Bacon

Lot:
261
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

Rufus Porter (Connecticut/Massachusetts, 1792-1884) Portrait of Reuben Bacon Unsigned. Watercolor on paper, 2 7/8 x 2 3/8 in., in a fruitwood veneer frame. Condition: Minor toning, not More ...

Rufus Porter (Connecticut/Massachusetts, 1792-1884)      Portrait of a New England Gentleman

Rufus Porter (Connecticut/Massachusetts, 1792-1884) Portrait of a New England Gentleman

Lot:
262
Sold for:
$6,765$5,500

Rufus Porter (Connecticut/Massachusetts, 1792-1884) Portrait of a New England Gentleman Unsigned. Watercolor on paper, 3 3/4 x 2 7/8 in., in a gilt molded frame. Condition: Small scratch on More ...

Jane A. Davis (Connecticut/Rhode Island, 1821-1855)      Double Portrait of Jacob and Mary Withington

Jane A. Davis (Connecticut/Rhode Island, 1821-1855) Double Portrait of Jacob and Mary Withington

Lot:
263
Sold for:
$5,843$4,750

Jane A. Davis (Connecticut/Rhode Island, 1821-1855) Double Portrait of Jacob and Mary Withington Signed "Painted by J.A. Davis Sept 18th, 1840" at top of image. Watercolor on paper, 4 7/8 x 7 More ...

Jane A. Davis (Connecticut/Rhode Island, 1821-1855)      Portrait of a Woman with Sheet Music

Jane A. Davis (Connecticut/Rhode Island, 1821-1855) Portrait of a Woman with Sheet Music

Lot:
264
Sold for:
$4,920$4,000

Jane A. Davis (Connecticut/Rhode Island, 1821-1855) Portrait of a Woman with Sheet Music Inscribed "Taken Aug 4th/1845 By/J.A. Davis." on the back. Watercolor and pencil on paper, 6 3/4 x 5 1/4 More ...

Jane A. Davis (Connecticut/Rhode Island, 1821-1855)      Pair of Portraits of George and Maria B. Upton

Jane A. Davis (Connecticut/Rhode Island, 1821-1855) Pair of Portraits of George and Maria B. Upton

Lot:
265
Sold for:
$31,980$26,000

Jane A. Davis (Connecticut/Rhode Island, 1821-1855) Pair of Portraits of George and Maria B. Upton Unsigned. Watercolor, pencil, and ink on paper, 5 7/8 x 5 1/2 in., in mahogany veneer frames. More ...

Joseph Davis (Maine/New Hampshire, 1811-1865)      Portrait of a Woman in a Purple Dress

Joseph Davis (Maine/New Hampshire, 1811-1865) Portrait of a Woman in a Purple Dress

Lot:
266
Sold for:
$1,845$1,500

Joseph Davis (Maine/New Hampshire, 1811-1865) Portrait of a Woman in a Purple Dress Unsigned. Watercolor on paper, 10 1/2 x 5 1/2 in., in a black-painted molded frame. Condition: Minor More ...

Joseph Davis (Maine/New Hampshire, 1811-1865)      Portrait of Richard B. Foss. Stafford. Aged 17. March 15th 1836

Joseph Davis (Maine/New Hampshire, 1811-1865) Portrait of Richard B. Foss. Stafford. Aged 17. March 15th 1836

Lot:
267
Sold for:
$3,998$3,250

Joseph Davis (Maine/New Hampshire, 1811-1865) Portrait of Richard B. Foss. Stafford. Aged 17. March 15th 1836 Unsigned. Watercolor and pencil on paper, 9 1/2 x 7 1/2 in., in a red-painted More ...

James Sanford Ellsworth (American, 1802/03-1874)      Portrait of Lucinda Wilson Bushnell

James Sanford Ellsworth (American, 1802/03-1874) Portrait of Lucinda Wilson Bushnell

Lot:
268
Sold for:
$9,840$8,000

James Sanford Ellsworth (American, 1802/03-1874) Portrait of Lucinda Wilson Bushnell Unsigned, inscribed on reverse of paper "L.W. Lucinda Bushnell d. March 23, 1861 age 86." Watercolor on More ...

James Sanford Ellsworth (American, 1802/03-1874)      Portrait of Calista Howard

James Sanford Ellsworth (American, 1802/03-1874) Portrait of Calista Howard

Lot:
269
Sold for:
$6,150$5,000

James Sanford Ellsworth (American, 1802/03-1874) Portrait of Calista Howard Signed "Ellsworth Painter" below the image. Watercolor on paper, 4 1/4 x 3 1/2 in., in a mahogany frame. Condition: More ...

James Sanford Ellsworth (American, 1802/03-1874)      Portrait of a Young Lady

James Sanford Ellsworth (American, 1802/03-1874) Portrait of a Young Lady

Lot:
270
Sold for:
$738$600

James Sanford Ellsworth (American, 1802/03-1874) Portrait of a Young Lady Signed "J.S. ELLSWORTH. PAINTER" below the image. Watercolor on paper, 3 1/4 x 2 1/2 in., in a gold-painted molded More ...

Attributed to the "Blue Hand" Artist (American, 19th Century)      Portrait of a Young Lady

Attributed to the "Blue Hand" Artist (American, 19th Century) Portrait of a Young Lady

Lot:
271
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Attributed to the "Blue Hand" Artist (American, 19th Century) Portrait of a Young Lady Unsigned. Watercolor and fabric on paper, 4 x 3 in., in a reeded and painted frame. Condition: Minor More ...

Attributed to the "Blue Hand" Artist (American, 19th Century)      Portrait of Althea Wright and Possibly Her Sister

Attributed to the "Blue Hand" Artist (American, 19th Century) Portrait of Althea Wright and Possibly Her Sister

Lot:
272
Sold for:
$5,843$4,750

Attributed to the "Blue Hand" Artist (American, 19th Century) Portrait of Althea Wright and Possibly Her Sister Unsigned. Watercolor, pencil, and fabric on paper, 3 3/4 x 3 in., in gilt molded More ...

Attributed to Mary Way (New London and New York, 1769-1833)      Set of Six Miniature Portraits of Members of the King Family

Attributed to Mary Way (New London and New York, 1769-1833) Set of Six Miniature Portraits of Members of the King Family

Lot:
273
Sold for:
$13,530$11,000

Attributed to Mary Way (New London and New York, 1769-1833) Set of Six Miniature Portraits of Members of the King Family Unsigned. Watercolor and pencil on paper, 3 x 2 1/4 in., in More ...

Ruth Whittier Shute (1803-1882) and Samuel A. Shute (1803-1836)      Portrait of a Young Woman in a Black Gown

Ruth Whittier Shute (1803-1882) and Samuel A. Shute (1803-1836) Portrait of a Young Woman in a Black Gown

Lot:
274
Sold for:
$2,091$1,700

Ruth Whittier Shute (1803-1882) and Samuel A. Shute (1803-1836) Portrait of a Young Woman in a Black Gown Unsigned. Watercolor and pencil on paper, 3 3/4 x 2 3/4 in., in a gilt molded frame. More ...

Attributed to Ruth W. Shute (1803-1882) and Dr. Samuel A. Shute (1803-1836)      Portraits of a Man and Woman

Attributed to Ruth W. Shute (1803-1882) and Dr. Samuel A. Shute (1803-1836) Portraits of a Man and Woman

Lot:
275
Sold for:
$2,583$2,100

Attributed to Ruth W. Shute (1803-1882) and Dr. Samuel A. Shute (1803-1836) Portraits of a Man and Woman Unsigned. Watercolor and pencil on paper, 3 1/4 x 2 7/8 in., in brown-stained frames. More ...

Caroline Hill (Peterborough, New Hampshire, c. 1837)      Portrait of Selinda Hill

Caroline Hill (Peterborough, New Hampshire, c. 1837) Portrait of Selinda Hill

Lot:
276
Sold for:
$984$800

Caroline Hill (Peterborough, New Hampshire, c. 1837) Portrait of Selinda Hill Signed "Caroline Hill, Peterborough, NH" on the reverse of the paper. Watercolor, ink, and pencil on paper, 3 3/8 x More ...

Watercolor Hannaford-Russell Family Record

Watercolor Hannaford-Russell Family Record

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277
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Watercolor Hannaford-Russell Family Record, Caroline Hill, Northfield, New Hampshire, c. 1818, listing the names and dated of seventeen family members beneath a red drapery secured by a pair of More ...

Watercolor Lipe-Lambert Family Record

Watercolor Lipe-Lambert Family Record

Lot:
278
Sold for:
$33,210$27,000

Watercolor Lipe-Lambert Family Record, William Murray, Vermont, 1806, a large central heart inscribed with the birth and marriage dates of John A. Lipe and Elizabeth Lambert surrounded by smaller More ...

Stages of Man Watercolor Picture

Stages of Man Watercolor Picture

Lot:
279
Sold for:
$4,613$3,750

Stages of Man Watercolor Picture, America, 19th century, image featuring fifteen vignettes showing the progression of a man and woman from childhood to death, in a maple frame with eglomise mat, ht. More ...

Watercolor Niles Family Register

Watercolor Niles Family Register

Lot:
280
Sold for:
$4,305$3,500

Watercolor Niles Family Register, Almira Edson, Vermont, early 19th century, family names and key dates inscribed above a pair of willow-draped monuments, within a frame of pink drapery flanked by More ...

Watercolor "Mr. Darius Tupper's Family Record,"

Watercolor "Mr. Darius Tupper's Family Record,"

Lot:
281
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Watercolor "Mr. Darius Tupper's Family Record," Vermont, early 19th century, three columns of Tupper family marriages, births, and deaths spanning 1754-1840, within a frame composed of polychrome More ...

Watercolor, Ink, and Pencil Swetland Family Record

Watercolor, Ink, and Pencil Swetland Family Record

Lot:
282
Sold for:
$800$650

Watercolor, Ink, and Pencil Swetland Family Record, Elmina Swetland, Saratoga, New York, 1835, record of the family of Samuel Swetland and Sarah Garnsey noting the names of their nine children and More ...

Watercolor Moore Family Record

Watercolor Moore Family Record

Lot:
283
Sold for:
$738$600

Watercolor Moore Family Record, probably Amesbury, Massachusetts, c. 1842, record listing the names and birth dates of fourteen members of the Moore family between 1803 and 1842, within a yellow More ...

Pen and Ink Birth Record for Jeremiah Small

Pen and Ink Birth Record for Jeremiah Small

Lot:
284
Sold for:
$1,968$1,600

Pen and Ink Birth Record for Jeremiah Small, Falmouth, Maine, 1787, depicting a sailing ship within an ornate frame with three trees above and inscribed "JEREMIAH SMALL/Born October 20 More ...

Watercolor Friendship Letter

Watercolor Friendship Letter

Lot:
285
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

Watercolor Friendship Letter, E.W. Leach, New England, c. 1827, inscribed to John P. Allen, the letter is framed within a pair of columns below an eagle, paired hearts, and a draperied arch with More ...

Rufus Porter (Connecticut/Massachusetts, 1792-1884)      Portrait of William Pierce Loring

Rufus Porter (Connecticut/Massachusetts, 1792-1884) Portrait of William Pierce Loring

Lot:
286
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Rufus Porter (Connecticut/Massachusetts, 1792-1884) Portrait of William Pierce Loring Unsigned. Watercolor on paper, 3 3/4 x 2 3/4 in., in a molded ebonized frame with gilt liner and modern More ...

Rufus Porter (Connecticut/Massachusetts, 1792-1884)      Portrait of a Member of the Boss Family

Rufus Porter (Connecticut/Massachusetts, 1792-1884) Portrait of a Member of the Boss Family

Lot:
287
Sold for:
$615$500

Rufus Porter (Connecticut/Massachusetts, 1792-1884) Portrait of a Member of the Boss Family Unsigned. Watercolor on paper, 3 1/2 x 2 1/8 in., in a mahogany veneer frame. Condition: Minor More ...

Rufus Porter (Connecticut/Massachusetts, 1792-1884)      Profile Portrait of an Elderly Gentleman

Rufus Porter (Connecticut/Massachusetts, 1792-1884) Profile Portrait of an Elderly Gentleman

Lot:
288
Sold for:
$984$800

Rufus Porter (Connecticut/Massachusetts, 1792-1884) Profile Portrait of an Elderly Gentleman Unsigned. Watercolor on paper, 3 1/2 x 2 3/4 in., in a molded gilt frame with ropetwist decoration. More ...

Watercolor Tuttle Family Record

Watercolor Tuttle Family Record

Lot:
289
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Watercolor Tuttle Family Record, David Auger, Newfane, Vermont, c. mid-19th century, the names and key dates in the lives of members of the Tuttle family inscribed within an arched frame, decorated More ...