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Auction 3158T

October 25, 2018 12:00PM
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November 4, 2018 5:00PM

10-25-2018 11-04-2018

63 Park Plaza, Boston

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George Hartwell (Massachusetts, 1815-1901)      Pair of Portraits of a Man and Wife

George Hartwell (Massachusetts, 1815-1901) Pair of Portraits of a Man and Wife

Lot:
1001
Sold for:
$3,690$3,000

George Hartwell (Massachusetts, 1815-1901) Pair of Portraits of a Man and Wife Unsigned. Oil on academy board, 14 x 10 in., in molded pine frames. Condition: Very small spots of retouch in More ...

Carved, Painted, and Gilded Odd Fellows Lodge Serpent and Rod Staff

Carved, Painted, and Gilded Odd Fellows Lodge Serpent and Rod Staff

Lot:
1002
Sold for:
$2,460$2,000

Carved, Painted, and Gilded Odd Fellows Lodge Serpent and Rod Staff, America, c. 1850, the black and gold serpent with detailed head and mouth, spiraling around a tapered green-painted staff with a More ...

Watercolor Tuttle Family Record

Watercolor Tuttle Family Record

Lot:
1003
Sold for:
$1,968$1,600

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 ...

Amos M. Holbrook (American, act. 1830-1831)      Two Portraits of Women in Black Dresses

Amos M. Holbrook (American, act. 1830-1831) Two Portraits of Women in Black Dresses

Lot:
1004
Sold for:
$492$400

Amos M. Holbrook (American, act. 1830-1831) Two Portraits of Women in Black Dresses Unsigned, one woman initialed "S.S.," the other "A.W.S." Watercolor on paper, 3 5/8 x 2 5/8 in., each in a More ...

Watercolor Mourning Picture for Nehemiah Nickerson

Watercolor Mourning Picture for Nehemiah Nickerson

Lot:
1005
Sold for:
$369$300

Watercolor Mourning Picture for Nehemiah Nickerson, Massachusetts, 1830, an urn and monument with memorial inscriptions beneath a willow tree with a church in the background, ht. 10 1/4, wd. 16 3/4 More ...

American School, Early 19th Century      Five Portraits of Members of the Nessly Family

American School, Early 19th Century Five Portraits of Members of the Nessly Family

Lot:
1006
Unsold
 

American School, Early 19th Century Five Portraits of Members of the Nessly Family Unsigned, sitters identified on the reverse. Watercolor on paper, 7 1/4 x 5 1/2 in., variously framed. More ...

Watercolor Tavern Rhyme Fraktur

Watercolor Tavern Rhyme Fraktur

Lot:
1007
Sold for:
$1,599$1,300

Watercolor Tavern Rhyme Fraktur, Berks County, Pennsylvania, early 19th century, German inscription within a red and yellow triangle border flanked by a man in a red jacket and military hat and a More ...

Birth Fraktur for Anna Barbara Schmidt

Birth Fraktur for Anna Barbara Schmidt

Lot:
1008
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

Birth Fraktur for Anna Barbara Schmidt, Johannes Ernst Spangenberg, Pennsylvania, 1776, the central German text block framed by musical vignette, dancing couples, houses, birds and flowers, in a More ...

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

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

Lot:
1009
Sold for:
$923$750

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 ...

Amos M. Holbrook (American, act. 1830-31)      Portrait of a Gentleman

Amos M. Holbrook (American, act. 1830-31) Portrait of a Gentleman

Lot:
1010
Unsold
 

Amos M. Holbrook (American, act. 1830-31) Portrait of a Gentleman Unsigned. Watercolor and pencil on paper, 3 1/2 x 2 1/2 in., in a molded giltwood frame. Condition: Minor toning. More ...

Amos M. Holbrook (American, act. 1830-1831)      Portrait of a Gentleman

Amos M. Holbrook (American, act. 1830-1831) Portrait of a Gentleman

Lot:
1011
Sold for:
$308$250

Amos M. Holbrook (American, act. 1830-1831) Portrait of a Gentleman Unsigned. Watercolor on paper, 3 1/2 x 2 5/8 in., in a wood frame with pressed brass mat. Condition: Toning. More ...

Amos M. Holbrook (American, act. 1830-1831)      Portrait of Abigail Rumrill, East Brookfield, Massachusetts

Amos M. Holbrook (American, act. 1830-1831) Portrait of Abigail Rumrill, East Brookfield, Massachusetts

Lot:
1012
Sold for:
$677$550

Amos M. Holbrook (American, act. 1830-1831) Portrait of Abigail Rumrill, East Brookfield, Massachusetts Signed "A.M. Holbrook del. 1831" in pencil along the bust line. Watercolor and pencil on More ...

Samuel Rowell (Massachusetts/New Hampshire, 1815-1890)      Profile Portrait of Abby J. Fielden, c. 1820

Samuel Rowell (Massachusetts/New Hampshire, 1815-1890) Profile Portrait of Abby J. Fielden, c. 1820

Lot:
1013
Sold for:
$338$275

Samuel Rowell (Massachusetts/New Hampshire, 1815-1890) Profile Portrait of Abby J. Fielden, c. 1820 Unsigned. Watercolor on paper, 3 3/8 x 2 1/4 in., in a mahogany veneer frame. Condition: More ...

Spotted Chalkware Dog

Spotted Chalkware Dog

Lot:
1014
Sold for:
$246$200

Spotted Chalkware Dog, 19th century, in seated position with painted facial details, ht. 5 3/8 in. Provenance: Duxbury Antiques, Duxbury, Massachusetts, May 4, 1979. Provenance: The Arthur & More ...

Carved and Painted Horse Pull Toy

Carved and Painted Horse Pull Toy

Lot:
1015
Sold for:
$584$475

Carved and Painted Horse Pull Toy, late 19th century, painted dark brown and white with leather bridle, on a brown-painted wood base with iron wheels, ht. 16, lg. 15 in. Provenance: The Arthur & More ...

Painted Rocking Horse

Painted Rocking Horse

Lot:
1016
Sold for:
$584$475

Painted Rocking Horse, attributed to Whitney Reed Corporation, Leominster, Massachusetts, c. 1850, white-painted horse with leather reins and saddle, on green-painted rockers, ht. 26, wd. 48 1/2 More ...

Carved and Painted Cat

Carved and Painted Cat

Lot:
1017
Unsold
 

Carved and Painted Cat, northern Thailand, 20th century, recumbent, with raised head, ht. 6, wd. 14 in. Provenance: Tian Ling, Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts, March 28, 1993. Provenance: The More ...

Calligraphic Reward of Merit

Calligraphic Reward of Merit

Lot:
1018
Sold for:
$523$425

Calligraphic Reward of Merit, America, 1869, depicting a stooped man wearing a swallow tail coat, top hat, and smoking a pipe, inscribed on a scroll "Awarded to/Miss Borden,/Most Improvement/in More ...

Cutwork Picture of a Lyre

Cutwork Picture of a Lyre

Lot:
1019
Sold for:
$431$350

Cutwork Picture of a Lyre, Pennsylvania, c. 1860, the lyre below a pair of lovebirds, surrounded by meandering vines and flowers, in a pine frame, ht. 13 1/2, wd. 9 1/2 in. (sight). Provenance: More ...

Cutwork Paper Valentine

Cutwork Paper Valentine

Lot:
1020
Sold for:
$923$750

Cutwork Paper Valentine, Joseph Kehl, Pennsylvania, 1862, decorated throughout with animals, figures, hearts, and flowers, and inscribed in pencil in German, (minor toning, minor repair), 13 1/2 x More ...

American School, 19th Century      A Picnic in New England

American School, 19th Century A Picnic in New England

Lot:
1021
Sold for:
$185$150

American School, 19th Century A Picnic in New England Unsigned, titled below the image. Pencil on paper, 9 x 12 5/8 in., in a black-painted frame with gilt liner. Condition: Minor toning. More ...

Calligraphic Reward of Merit

Calligraphic Reward of Merit

Lot:
1022
Sold for:
$185$150

Calligraphic Reward of Merit, America, early 19th century, inscribed indistinctly at lower left, with calligraphic lion and chariot, pen and ink on paper, (faded, paper toned), 15 1/2 x 27 1/2 in., More ...

American School, 19th Century      Imaginary Landscape

American School, 19th Century Imaginary Landscape

Lot:
1023
Sold for:
$62$50

American School, 19th Century Imaginary Landscape Unsigned. Pencil on paper, 11 x 14 1/4 in., in a grain-painted frame. Condition: Tear at top edge and within the right side of the image, not More ...

American School, Late 19th Century      Green Mount Cemetery

American School, Late 19th Century Green Mount Cemetery

Lot:
1024
Sold for:
$74$60

American School, Late 19th Century Green Mount Cemetery Unsigned. Pencil on paper, 9 3/4 x 13 1/2 in., in a grain-painted frame with gilt liner. Condition: Minor toning, minor water staining More ...

American School, Late 19th Century      Man and Woman Sitting in Front of a House

American School, Late 19th Century Man and Woman Sitting in Front of a House

Lot:
1025
Sold for:
$123$100

American School, Late 19th Century Man and Woman Sitting in Front of a House Unsigned. Charcoal on paper, 15 1/4 x 19 1/2 in., in a modern frame. Condition: Minor toning. Provenance: More ...

Samuel Lyman Richardson (Maine, act. 1830s)      Portrait of Colonel Daniel Lewis

Samuel Lyman Richardson (Maine, act. 1830s) Portrait of Colonel Daniel Lewis

Lot:
1026
Sold for:
$400$325

Samuel Lyman Richardson (Maine, act. 1830s) Portrait of Colonel Daniel Lewis Inscribed with subject's name and date of death in red pencil on the reverse of the frame and the stretcher, further More ...

Possibly the Work of Eunice Pinney (Connecticut, 1770-1849)      Two Women with a Man in a Kilt

Possibly the Work of Eunice Pinney (Connecticut, 1770-1849) Two Women with a Man in a Kilt

Lot:
1027
Sold for:
$185$150

Possibly the Work of Eunice Pinney (Connecticut, 1770-1849) Two Women with a Man in a Kilt Unsigned. Watercolor on heavy paperboard, dia. 5 1/2 in., in a black-painted molded frame with More ...

Frederick B. Burnet Watercolor and Pencil Mourning Picture

Frederick B. Burnet Watercolor and Pencil Mourning Picture

Lot:
1028
Sold for:
$431$350

Frederick B. Burnet Watercolor and Pencil Mourning Picture, Zilphiae N. Burnet, c. 1836, central coffin on plinth with inscription, flanked by a woman and man dressed in black, willow tree, and More ...

"On Peace" Poem on Laid Paper

"On Peace" Poem on Laid Paper

Lot:
1029
Sold for:
$185$150

"On Peace" Poem on Laid Paper, Benjamin Bonsell, 1785, written in alternating double lines of black and red ink flanked by classical figures, inscribed "Benj Bonsell" at the bottom, ht. 12 1/2, wd. More ...

Wool Hooked Rug with Four Cats

Wool Hooked Rug with Four Cats

Lot:
1030
Sold for:
$738$600

Wool Hooked Rug with Four Cats, America, 20th century, 23 1/2 x 35 1/2 in., framed. Provenance: Acquired at Bell Hill Antiques, New Hampshire, 1974. Provenance: The Arthur & Sybil Kern More ...