Skinner

Auctioneers and Appraisers

Auction 3222B

March 2, 2019 10:00AM

03-02-2019 03-02-2019

63 Park Plaza, Boston

Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA

social_share

BP BP

Lots

Remarkable Pieced and Appliqued Cotton Civil War Memorial Quilt

Remarkable Pieced and Appliqued Cotton Civil War Memorial Quilt

Lot:
65
Unsold
 

Remarkable Pieced and Appliqued Cotton Civil War Memorial Quilt, made by Mary Bell Shawvan, c. 1863, composed of solid color and calico printed cotton, depicting a central spreadwing eagle with More ...

American Flag and Arm and Hammer Weathervane

American Flag and Arm and Hammer Weathervane

Lot:
66
Sold for:
$20,910$17,000

American Flag and Arm and Hammer Weathervane, America, third quarter 19th century, the silhouetted sheet copper image of a waving American flag with a full-body extended arm holding a hammer in More ...

Unique Large Molded Copper Heron Weathervane

Unique Large Molded Copper Heron Weathervane

Lot:
201
Sold for:
$14,760$12,000

Unique Large Molded Copper Heron Weathervane, America, late 19th century, the flattened and molded full-body form with bill, legs and feet fashioned without molds from sheet copper, ht. 47 in., on a More ...

French/American School, Early 19th Century      Miniature Portrait of General George Washington

French/American School, Early 19th Century Miniature Portrait of General George Washington

Lot:
47
Unsold
 

French/American School, Early 19th Century Miniature Portrait of General George Washington Spurious signature along the left edge. Watercolor and gouache on paper, 2 5/8 x 2 1/8 in., in a More ...

Jane Stuart (Rhode Island/Massachusetts, 1812-1888)      Portrait of George Washington After Gilbert Stuart

Jane Stuart (Rhode Island/Massachusetts, 1812-1888) Portrait of George Washington After Gilbert Stuart

Lot:
49
Sold for:
$9,225$7,500

Jane Stuart (Rhode Island/Massachusetts, 1812-1888) Portrait of George Washington After Gilbert Stuart Inscribed on the back of the canvas "Copy of Stuart's Head of Washington/by his More ...

Rare Quatrefoil Design Shaker Covered Basket

Rare Quatrefoil Design Shaker Covered Basket

Lot:
109
Unsold
 

Rare Quatrefoil Design Shaker Covered Basket, Harriet Goodwin, Alfred, Maine, c. 1880-1900, the finely woven basket with intricate quatrefoil pattern on the shallow lid stitched to the body in the More ...

Society of the Cincinnati Tea Bowl and Saucer Made for and Owned by General Benjamin Lincoln

Society of the Cincinnati Tea Bowl and Saucer Made for and Owned by General Benjamin Lincoln

Lot:
45
Sold for:
$92,250$75,000

Society of the Cincinnati Tea Bowl and Saucer Made for and Owned by General Benjamin Lincoln, China, c. 1790, the side of the tea bowl and center of the saucer decorated with a depiction of the More ...

After Johann-Elias Haid (Augsburg, 1739-1809)      Enamel Portrait Miniature of Commander John Paul Jones

After Johann-Elias Haid (Augsburg, 1739-1809) Enamel Portrait Miniature of Commander John Paul Jones

Lot:
56
Sold for:
$9,225$7,500

After Johann-Elias Haid (Augsburg, 1739-1809) Enamel Portrait Miniature of Commander John Paul Jones Unsigned. Polychrome enamel on a convex oval copper plate, 5 3/4 x 4 1/2 in., in a More ...

Large Carved and Inlaid Walnut Spice or Valuables Cabinet

Large Carved and Inlaid Walnut Spice or Valuables Cabinet

Lot:
67
Sold for:
$5,535$4,500

Large Carved and Inlaid Walnut Spice or Valuables Cabinet, Pennsylvania, second half 18th century, the molded top with applied undermolding above a tombstone-paneled door opening to ten thumb-molded More ...

Sheldon Peck (Illinois/Vermont, 1797-1868)      Portrait of John Newcomb Knapp (1826-1893) of Victory, New York

Sheldon Peck (Illinois/Vermont, 1797-1868) Portrait of John Newcomb Knapp (1826-1893) of Victory, New York

Lot:
116
Sold for:
$231,000$190,000

Sheldon Peck (Illinois/Vermont, 1797-1868) Portrait of John Newcomb Knapp (1826-1893) of Victory, New York Unsigned, the subject identified in typed notes on the reverse. Oil on canvas laid More ...

Andrew Clemens Sand Bottle with Eagle, Flag, and "1876" Date

Andrew Clemens Sand Bottle with Eagle, Flag, and "1876" Date

Lot:
357
Sold for:
$12,300$10,000

Andrew Clemens Sand Bottle with Eagle, Flag, and "1876" Date, McGregor, Iowa, worked in multicolored sand depicting an eagle and United States flag on one side and the other with the date "1876" in More ...

Edward Lamson Henry (New York/South Carolina, 1841-1919)      Shore Scene with Woman and a Rowboat

Edward Lamson Henry (New York/South Carolina, 1841-1919) Shore Scene with Woman and a Rowboat

Lot:
189
Sold for:
$9,840$8,000

Edward Lamson Henry (New York/South Carolina, 1841-1919) Shore Scene with Woman and a Rowboat Signed, dated and inscribed "E.L. Henry 95/To the Actor's Fund" l.r. Oil on canvas, 9 3/4 x 14 1/8 More ...

George Lafayette Clough (New York, 1824-1901), Springside, the Summer Home of the John Newcomb Knapp Family on Owasco Lake, Near Aubu

George Lafayette Clough (New York, 1824-1901), Springside, the Summer Home of the John Newcomb Knapp Family on Owasco Lake, Near Aubu

Lot:
117
Sold for:
$8,610$7,000

George Lafayette Clough (New York, 1824-1901) "Springside," the Summer Home of the John Newcomb Knapp Family on Owasco Lake, Near Auburn, New York Signed "G.L. Clough" l.c. Oil on canvas, 27 More ...

Carved and Painted Clipper Ship Weathervane

Carved and Painted Clipper Ship Weathervane

Lot:
186
Sold for:
$7,995$6,500

Carved and Painted Clipper Ship Weathervane, America, c. 1860, black- and green-painted hull with metal masts, spars, and wire rigging, carved angel figurehead, with custom stand, ht. 31, lg. 45 More ...

Walter M. Brackett (American, 1852-1910)      Trout, Rod and Reel on a Riverbank

Walter M. Brackett (American, 1852-1910) Trout, Rod and Reel on a Riverbank

Lot:
188
Sold for:
$6,150$5,000

Walter M. Brackett (American, 1852-1910) Trout, Rod and Reel on a Riverbank Signed and dated "W.M. Brackett 1894" l.l. Oil on canvas, 20 x 32 in., in a gilt-gesso frame. Condition: Good. More ...

Molded and Gilded Sheet Copper Peacock Weathervane

Molded and Gilded Sheet Copper Peacock Weathervane

Lot:
202
Sold for:
$9,840$8,000

Molded and Gilded Sheet Copper Peacock Weathervane, America, 19th century, flattened full-body form with feather and body details, sheet copper tail with molded feather "eye" pattern, gilt surface, More ...

City of Washington from beyond the Navy Yard

City of Washington from beyond the Navy Yard

Lot:
58
Sold for:
$6,150$5,000

City of Washington from beyond the Navy Yard, after George Cooke, engraved by W.I. Bennett, New York, c. 1834, hand-colored aquatint showing the city across the river with the capitol in the More ...

Blue-painted and Gilt-paper Applique-decorated Tall Clock

Blue-painted and Gilt-paper Applique-decorated Tall Clock

Lot:
27
Sold for:
$4,613$3,750

Blue-painted and Gilt-paper Applique-decorated Tall Clock, Thomas Clark, Boston, Massachusetts, c. 1750, the hood with pagoda top centering a carved wooden finial, above a tombstone glazed door More ...

Sulphide Bust of George Washington

Sulphide Bust of George Washington

Lot:
48
Sold for:
$3,075$2,500

Sulphide Bust of George Washington, possibly Martoret, Paris, France, c. 1820-30, the bust of Washington facing to the right, modeled after the 1786 George Washington Comitia Americana medal More ...

Antonio Nicolo Gasparo Jacobsen (Danish/American, 1850-1921)      Constitution and Guerriere

Antonio Nicolo Gasparo Jacobsen (Danish/American, 1850-1921) Constitution and Guerriere

Lot:
61
Sold for:
$9,840$8,000

Antonio Nicolo Gasparo Jacobsen (Danish/American, 1850-1921) Constitution and Guerriere Signed and dated "ANTONIO JACOBSEN/1917" l.r. Oil on canvas, 18 x 30 in., in a gilt molded frame. More ...

Prior/Hamblen School, Mid-19th Century      Portrait of a Father and Son

Prior/Hamblen School, Mid-19th Century Portrait of a Father and Son

Lot:
118
Unsold
 

Prior/Hamblen School, Mid-19th Century Portrait of a Father and Son Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 32 1/2 x 29 1/2 in., framed. Condition: Relined, retouch in spots and small areas throughout. More ...

Edmund C. Coates (New York/New England, 1816-1871)      Lighthouse Near Caldwell's Landing

Edmund C. Coates (New York/New England, 1816-1871) Lighthouse Near Caldwell's Landing

Lot:
190
Sold for:
$6,765$5,500

Edmund C. Coates (New York/New England, 1816-1871) Lighthouse Near Caldwell's Landing Signed and dated "E.C. Coates/1862" l.l. Oil on canvas, 29 1/4 x 36 in., in a molded gilt-gesso frame. More ...

Antonio Nicolo Gasparo Jacobsen (Danish/American, 1850-1921)      Portrait of the Sailing Ship Levuka

Antonio Nicolo Gasparo Jacobsen (Danish/American, 1850-1921) Portrait of the Sailing Ship Levuka

Lot:
292
Sold for:
$11,685$9,500

Antonio Nicolo Gasparo Jacobsen (Danish/American, 1850-1921) Portrait of the Sailing Ship Levuka Signed "A. Jacobsen 1890/725 PALISADES AV. WEST HOBOKEN" l.r. Oil on canvas, 22 x 36 in., in a More ...

Miniature Painted Canoe Salesman's Model

Miniature Painted Canoe Salesman's Model

Lot:
363
Sold for:
$6,765$5,500

Miniature Painted Canoe Salesman's Model, Carleton Canoe Company, Old Town, Maine, late 19th/early 20th century, green-painted canvas hull with cane seats, carved ribs and thwarts, and copper stem More ...

Carved Cherry Chest-on-chest

Carved Cherry Chest-on-chest

Lot:
34
Sold for:
$2,091$1,700

Carved Cherry Chest-on-chest, Rhode Island, c. 1760-80, the scrolled and paneled crest with carved rosettes and chip-carved details above the upper case of two thumb-molded short and four graduated More ...

Queen Anne Carved Walnut Dressing Table

Queen Anne Carved Walnut Dressing Table

Lot:
71
Sold for:
$1,845$1,500

Queen Anne Carved Walnut Dressing Table, Pennsylvania, mid-18th century, the top with notched corners overhangs a case of three drawers and valanced skirt joining cabriole legs ending in carved More ...

Rare Slip-decorated Buff-body Dish

Rare Slip-decorated Buff-body Dish

Lot:
138
Sold for:
$10,455$8,500

Rare Slip-decorated Buff-body Dish, Staffordshire, England, c. 1720, the interior with a cream colored and light brown slip arch and dot decoration, four stylized petals and diamonds divided by More ...

Small Ebony and Exotic Hardwood Whalebone-inlaid Cabinet

Small Ebony and Exotic Hardwood Whalebone-inlaid Cabinet

Lot:
182
Unsold
 

Small Ebony and Exotic Hardwood Whalebone-inlaid Cabinet, America, mid-19th century, the upper section with shaped top above eight short drawers and three octagonal posts, and projecting lower More ...

Attributed to Thomas Chambers (New York, 1808-1869)      Approaching Storm above a Mountainous Cove

Attributed to Thomas Chambers (New York, 1808-1869) Approaching Storm above a Mountainous Cove

Lot:
191
Unsold
 

Attributed to Thomas Chambers (New York, 1808-1869) Approaching Storm above a Mountainous Cove Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 18 x 24 in., in a molded giltwood frame. Condition: Lined, minor More ...

George Catlin (Pennsylvania/New Jersey, 1796-1872)      View of West Point

George Catlin (Pennsylvania/New Jersey, 1796-1872) View of West Point

Lot:
193
Unsold
 

George Catlin (Pennsylvania/New Jersey, 1796-1872) View of West Point Unsigned, titled below the image. Watercolor on paper, 13 1/2 x 19 1/4 in., in a grain-painted frame with a gilt liner. More ...

Pair of Carved and Painted Bellflower Finials

Pair of Carved and Painted Bellflower Finials

Lot:
254
Sold for:
$3,690$3,000

Pair of Carved and Painted Bellflower Finials, Canada, 19th century, the carved flowers hanging from arched leafy stems emanating from a "vase" with reeded sides, old white paint with remnants of More ...

Inlaid Maple and Tiger Maple Chest of Four Drawers

Inlaid Maple and Tiger Maple Chest of Four Drawers

Lot:
256
Sold for:
$7,380$6,000

Inlaid Maple and Tiger Maple Chest of Four Drawers, Southeastern New Hampshire, possibly Hampstead, c. 1817, the top with a checker-banded edge above a crossbanded case of four cockbeaded and More ...

Inlaid Cherry Tall Case Clock

Inlaid Cherry Tall Case Clock

Lot:
258
Sold for:
$2,337$1,900

Inlaid Cherry Tall Case Clock, Timothy Chandler, New Hampshire, early 19th century, the tombstone hood topped by a fret joining inlaid plinths, with a conformingly shaped door opening to a More ...

Pair of Mahogany and Mahogany Veneer Inlaid Card Tables

Pair of Mahogany and Mahogany Veneer Inlaid Card Tables

Lot:
263
Sold for:
$3,075$2,500

Pair of Mahogany and Mahogany Veneer Inlaid Card Tables, Massachusetts, c. 1810, with elliptical fronts and half-serpentine ends, the top edges and conforming aprons inlaid with complex banding, the More ...

Carved Mahogany Sofa

Carved Mahogany Sofa

Lot:
285
Sold for:
$2,460$2,000

Carved Mahogany Sofa, school of Duncan Phyfe, New York, c. 1810-20, the paneled crest carved with drapery and ribbon-tied bundles, above reeded inward-scrolling arms supported by reeded and More ...

J.A. Davis (Connecticut/Rhode Island, 1821-1855)      Portrait of a Boy and Girl in a Landscape

J.A. Davis (Connecticut/Rhode Island, 1821-1855) Portrait of a Boy and Girl in a Landscape

Lot:
318
Sold for:
$3,690$3,000

J.A. Davis (Connecticut/Rhode Island, 1821-1855) Portrait of a Boy and Girl in a Landscape Unsigned. Watercolor on paper, 10 x 11 1/4 in., in a molded black-stained frame. Condition: Toned, More ...

J.W. Fiske Cast Zinc Fountain of a Cherub with a Dolphin

J.W. Fiske Cast Zinc Fountain of a Cherub with a Dolphin

Lot:
389
Sold for:
$1,968$1,600

J.W. Fiske Cast Zinc Fountain of a Cherub with a Dolphin, New York, late 19th/early 20th century, marked on the typical stone wall base signed "J.W. FISKE/26 28 Park Place/New York," ht. 32 in. More ...

Carved and Painted Carousel Horse Figure

Carved and Painted Carousel Horse Figure

Lot:
395
Sold for:
$3,690$3,000

Carved and Painted Carousel Horse Figure, Attributed to Stein & Goldstein, early 20th century, white-painted horse with red saddle and colorful blankets, horsehair tail, old surface, mounted on a More ...

Carved and Painted "Outside Jumper" Carousel Horse

Carved and Painted "Outside Jumper" Carousel Horse

Lot:
396
Sold for:
$1,845$1,500

Carved and Painted "Outside Jumper" Carousel Horse, Stein & Goldstein, Richfield Springs, New York, c. 1910, the brown horse with carved mane and horsehair tail, bridle and harness painted silver More ...

Carved and Painted Scottish Military Figurehead

Carved and Painted Scottish Military Figurehead

Lot:
398
Sold for:
$2,337$1,900

Carved and Painted Scottish Military Figurehead, late 19th century, the mustachioed half-length figure wearing a black cap and red coat, holding a scroll in his left hand, continuing to an integral More ...

Grain-painted Twenty-four-drawer Yellow Pine Apothecary Cupboard

Grain-painted Twenty-four-drawer Yellow Pine Apothecary Cupboard

Lot:
399
Sold for:
$1,968$1,600

Grain-painted Twenty-four-drawer Yellow Pine Apothecary Cupboard, possibly Pennsylvania, early 19th century, the drawer fronts painted to resemble exotic wood, each with a black-painted banner More ...

Pieced Silk Quilt

Pieced Silk Quilt

Lot:
425
Sold for:
$5,535$4,500

Pieced Silk Quilt, reportedly made by Blanche Bradford (b. 1862), Winslow, Wisconsin, c. 1880-1900, designed as a multi-part border surrounding thirty eight-pointed stars, in various shades of blue More ...

Attributed to John Ramage (New York/Canada, 1748-1802)      Miniature Portrait of a Man in a Blue Jacket

Attributed to John Ramage (New York/Canada, 1748-1802) Miniature Portrait of a Man in a Blue Jacket

Lot:
57
Sold for:
$6,150$5,000

Attributed to John Ramage (New York/Canada, 1748-1802) Miniature Portrait of a Man in a Blue Jacket Signed and dated "IR/1792" above the man's right shoulder. Watercolor on ivory, 2 1/8 x 1 3/4 More ...

Carved Mahogany Tilt-top Tea Table

Carved Mahogany Tilt-top Tea Table

Lot:
73
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

Carved Mahogany Tilt-top Tea Table, Philadelphia area, c. 1760-80, the circular top on a ball-turned post and tripod base of cabriole legs ending in claw-and-ball feet, refinished, (imperfections), More ...

Mahogany Veneer Chest of Four Drawers

Mahogany Veneer Chest of Four Drawers

Lot:
80
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

Mahogany Veneer Chest of Four Drawers, possibly Southern United States, early 19th century, the top with exaggerated serpentine front and serpentine sides on a case with conforming serpentine front More ...

Schoolgirl Illustrated Poem "Evening,"

Schoolgirl Illustrated Poem "Evening,"

Lot:
100
Sold for:
$4,613$3,750

Schoolgirl Illustrated Poem "Evening," Lucy Jewett, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, early 19th century, watercolor on paper depicting a romantic scene with shepherd, shepherdess, and sheep in a More ...

Carved Cherry Slant-lid Desk

Carved Cherry Slant-lid Desk

Lot:
127
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

Carved Cherry Slant-lid Desk, Connecticut, c. 1800, the thumb-molded lid opens to an interior of drawers and compartments, above a case of four thumb-molded graduated drawers, all on carved ogee More ...

Richard Ball Spencer (British, 1812-1897)      Portrait of the Barque Erinna   of Maitland, Nova Scotia

Richard Ball Spencer (British, 1812-1897) Portrait of the Barque Erinna of Maitland, Nova Scotia

Lot:
177
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

Richard Ball Spencer (British, 1812-1897) Portrait of the Barque Erinna of Maitland, Nova Scotia Signed "R.B. Spencer" l.l., ship identified along the lower edge. Oil on canvas, 19 1/4 x 31 More ...

Pair of Shell-carved Walnut Side Chairs

Pair of Shell-carved Walnut Side Chairs

Lot:
68
Sold for:
$7,380$6,000

Pair of Shell-carved Walnut Side Chairs, Philadelphia area, c. 1760-80, the serpentine beaded crests centering carved shells, above scrolled pierced splats and trapezoidal slip seats, all on shaped More ...

William P. Stubbs (Maine/Massachusetts, 1842-1909)      Portrait of the Harry L. Belden

William P. Stubbs (Maine/Massachusetts, 1842-1909) Portrait of the Harry L. Belden

Lot:
302
Sold for:
$7,380$6,000

William P. Stubbs (Maine/Massachusetts, 1842-1909) Portrait of the Harry L. Belden Signed "W.P. STUBBS" l.l., identified in the image. Oil on canvas, 22 x 36 in., in a gilt-gesso frame. More ...

Watercolor on Paper Metamorphosis or Puzzle Book

Watercolor on Paper Metamorphosis or Puzzle Book

Lot:
75
Sold for:
$2,214$1,800

Watercolor on Paper Metamorphosis or Puzzle Book, England or America, late 18th century, five figural panels with five upper and lower folding extensions opening to change the figure's appearance, More ...

Needlework Sampler "Ann Gardner,"

Needlework Sampler "Ann Gardner,"

Lot:
89
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

Needlework Sampler "Ann Gardner," reportedly Stonington, Connecticut, 1816, worked in threads on a linen ground, incorporating alphanumeric lines above a large pictorial ground with tulip, baskets More ...

Watercolor "Clement" Family Record

Watercolor "Clement" Family Record

Lot:
95
Sold for:
$5,228$4,250

Watercolor "Clement" Family Record, Pompey, New York, c. 1814, documenting significant life events in the family of Samuel Clement and Ruth Hibbard and their eleven children arranged in columns with More ...

Prior/Hamblen School, Mid-19th Century      Portrait of a Baby

Prior/Hamblen School, Mid-19th Century Portrait of a Baby

Lot:
124
Sold for:
$1,107$900

Prior/Hamblen School, Mid-19th Century Portrait of a Baby Unsigned. Oil on board, 14 x 11 in., in a red-painted frame. Condition: Scattered spots of retouch. More ...

Dutch Delft Earthenware Charger

Dutch Delft Earthenware Charger

Lot:
139
Sold for:
$923$750

Dutch Delft Earthenware Charger, attributed to David Kam, first quarter 18th century, the charger with extended rim, polychrome tin glazed with figures in landscapes, painted maker's marks on the More ...

Scrimshaw and Polychrome Decorated Whale's Tooth

Scrimshaw and Polychrome Decorated Whale's Tooth

Lot:
183
Sold for:
$2,337$1,900

Scrimshaw and Polychrome Decorated Whale's Tooth, 19th century, the two sides of the tooth each depicting a complete profile of a woman wearing bonnets and floral decorated dresses, inscribed "THE More ...

Carved and Painted Militia Soldier Whirligig

Carved and Painted Militia Soldier Whirligig

Lot:
200
Sold for:
$2,583$2,100

Carved and Painted Militia Soldier Whirligig, 19th century, the figure dressed in a blue tailcoat with brass tack buttons, red trousers with black boots, and a tall red hat, the arms with long red More ...

Molded Sheet Copper and Zinc Rearing Horse Weathervane

Molded Sheet Copper and Zinc Rearing Horse Weathervane

Lot:
203
Sold for:
$14,760$12,000

Molded Sheet Copper and Zinc Rearing Horse Weathervane, J. Howard & Co., West Bridgewater, Massachusetts, mid-19th century, flattened full-body form with cast zinc front third of figure and molded More ...

American School, 19th Century      Portrait of a Boy in a Blue Dress

American School, 19th Century Portrait of a Boy in a Blue Dress

Lot:
343
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

American School, 19th Century Portrait of a Boy in a Blue Dress Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 33 x 25 1/4 in., in a gilt molded frame. Condition: Laid down on Masonite, uneven varnish layer, area More ...

Set of Six Painted Pennsylvania-type Windsor Chairs

Set of Six Painted Pennsylvania-type Windsor Chairs

Lot:
414
Sold for:
$2,091$1,700

Set of Six Painted Pennsylvania-type Windsor Chairs, Peter Deen and Steven Cherry, marked "JPD" on the underside of each seat, 20th century, the serpentine crests with scroll-carved ears above More ...

Two-sided Polychrome Painted Tobacconist Figure

Two-sided Polychrome Painted Tobacconist Figure

Lot:
449
Sold for:
$3,690$3,000

Two-sided Polychrome Painted Tobacconist Figure, America, late 19th century, in the form of an Indian, the flat figure depicted with headdress, yellow and red skirt, holding a bundle of cigars, with More ...

Carved Mahogany Games Table with Drawer

Carved Mahogany Games Table with Drawer

Lot:
36
Sold for:
$2,460$2,000

Carved Mahogany Games Table with Drawer, Rhode Island, late 18th century, the serpentine top with square corners above a conforming skirt with cockbeaded drawer joining molded Marlborough legs and More ...

After Elkanah Tisdale (New York, act. 18th Century)    Battle of Lexington

After Elkanah Tisdale (New York, act. 18th Century) Battle of Lexington

Lot:
55
Unsold
 

After Elkanah Tisdale (New York, act. 18th Century) Battle of Lexington, published by Cornelius & Andrew Tiebout, No. 29 Gold St., New York, 1798. Identified in inscriptions in the matrix. More ...

Walnut Armchair

Walnut Armchair

Lot:
69
Sold for:
$923$750

Walnut Armchair, Pennsylvania, mid-18th century, the scratch-beaded serpentine crest with flared terminals above shaped stiles and a vasiform splat, outward-scrolling arms on shaped supports, and More ...

Carved Walnut Dressing Table

Carved Walnut Dressing Table

Lot:
72
Sold for:
$2,091$1,700

Carved Walnut Dressing Table, Pennsylvania, c. 1760-80, the molded top with applied undermolding above a case with long drawer and two short drawers, and shaped apron joining cabriole legs ending in More ...

Pen and Watercolor Fraktur Reward of Merit for Peter Schern

Pen and Watercolor Fraktur Reward of Merit for Peter Schern

Lot:
76
Sold for:
$4,305$3,500

Pen and Watercolor Fraktur Reward of Merit for Peter Schern, Pennsylvania, dated 1792, a pair of central opposing birds and leafy tulip vines above a German inscription and leafy tulip bottom block, More ...

Federal Inlaid Mahogany Oval Drop-leaf Table

Federal Inlaid Mahogany Oval Drop-leaf Table

Lot:
81
Sold for:
$3,075$2,500

Federal Inlaid Mahogany Oval Drop-leaf Table, Baltimore, Maryland, c. 1800, the string-inlaid top with molded edge above a conformingly shaped string-inlaid apron with banded lower edge joining More ...

Needlework Sampler "Hannah Byrn,"

Needlework Sampler "Hannah Byrn,"

Lot:
85
Sold for:
$4,305$3,500

Needlework Sampler "Hannah Byrn," made at Sarah Stivours' School, Salem, Massachusetts, dated 1788, stitched in silk on linen with eight lines of alphabet over the stitched inscription "HANNA BYRN More ...

William Matthew Prior (Massachusetts/Maine, 1806-1873)      Pair of Portraits of a Man and Woman

William Matthew Prior (Massachusetts/Maine, 1806-1873) Pair of Portraits of a Man and Woman

Lot:
119
Sold for:
$1,722$1,400

William Matthew Prior (Massachusetts/Maine, 1806-1873) Pair of Portraits of a Man and Woman Unsigned. Oil on board, 13 1/2 x 9 1/2 in., in mahogany veneer frames. Condition: No obvious More ...

Large Westerwald Jug with Elaborate Cobalt and Incising

Large Westerwald Jug with Elaborate Cobalt and Incising

Lot:
137
Sold for:
$923$750

Large Westerwald Jug with Elaborate Cobalt and Incising, Germany, 18th century, decorated with scrolling swan and floral motifs, cobalt handle with cobalt scroll terminal, ht. 20 in. More ...

Red-painted Desk/Bookcase

Red-painted Desk/Bookcase

Lot:
150
Sold for:
$923$750

Red-painted Desk/Bookcase, late 18th century, the upper section with paneled doors opening to shelves, set into the lower section with thumb-molded lid opening to an interior of valanced More ...

China Trade School, Early 20th Century      Portrait of the Barque Eclipse

China Trade School, Early 20th Century Portrait of the Barque Eclipse

Lot:
157
Sold for:
$4,613$3,750

China Trade School, Early 20th Century Portrait of the Barque Eclipse Unsigned, the ship identified on the bow and a pennant. Oil on fine linen, 26 x 34 1/2 in., unframed. Condition: More ...

Eagle-decorated Export Porcelain Coffeepot, Cups, and Saucers

Eagle-decorated Export Porcelain Coffeepot, Cups, and Saucers

Lot:
160
Sold for:
$5,535$4,500

Eagle-decorated Export Porcelain Coffeepot, Cups, and Saucers, China, early 19th century, the pot and four cups and saucers decorated with a spreadwing eagle and shield with floral decoration, the More ...

Carved and Gilded Anchor-form Trade Sign

Carved and Gilded Anchor-form Trade Sign

Lot:
185
Sold for:
$4,613$3,750

Carved and Gilded Anchor-form Trade Sign, America, late 19th century, with properly proportioned ring and chain, stock, and flukes, ht. 25 in. Provenance: Bill Samaha; Betty Durand. More ...

Red Grain-painted Pine Child's Step-back Cupboard

Red Grain-painted Pine Child's Step-back Cupboard

Lot:
225
Sold for:
$984$800

Red Grain-painted Pine Child's Step-back Cupboard, New England. c. 1820, the upper half with canted sides and four shelves with plate grooves, on projecting lower half with cupboard door opening to More ...

American School, 19th Century      Allegorical Scene

American School, 19th Century Allegorical Scene

Lot:
250
Unsold
 

American School, 19th Century Allegorical Scene Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 26 x 36 in., in a period giltwood frame. Condition: Relined, retouch, varnish inconsistencies. More ...

Inlaid Cherry Oval-top Pembroke Table

Inlaid Cherry Oval-top Pembroke Table

Lot:
261
Sold for:
$984$800

Inlaid Cherry Oval-top Pembroke Table, Connecticut, c. 1790-1815, the molded top above a working drawer and faux drawer and apron with banded lower edge joining dot- and bellflower-inlaid square More ...

Inlaid Mahogany Card Table

Inlaid Mahogany Card Table

Lot:
274
Sold for:
$923$750

Inlaid Mahogany Card Table, Boston, c. 1810-20, the serpentine top and half-serpentine ends on a conforming apron joining ring-turned corners above reeded and turned tapering legs, complex banded More ...

Cherry and Mahogany and Satinwood Inlaid Worktable

Cherry and Mahogany and Satinwood Inlaid Worktable

Lot:
275
Sold for:
$984$800

Cherry and Mahogany and Satinwood Inlaid Worktable, New Hampshire, early 19th century, the square top with ovolo corners above ring-turned quarter-engaged columns and three cockbeaded drawers More ...

Antonio Nicolo Gasparo Jacobsen (Danish/American, 1850-1921)      Portrait of French Steamship La Lorraine

Antonio Nicolo Gasparo Jacobsen (Danish/American, 1850-1921) Portrait of French Steamship La Lorraine

Lot:
293
Sold for:
$1,599$1,300

Antonio Nicolo Gasparo Jacobsen (Danish/American, 1850-1921) Portrait of French Steamship La Lorraine Signed and dated "ANTONIO JACOBSEN/1910" l.l. Oil on board, 21 1/2 x 35 3/8 in., in a More ...

Anglo/American School, 19th Century      Harbor Scene with Sailing and Steam Ships

Anglo/American School, 19th Century Harbor Scene with Sailing and Steam Ships

Lot:
303
Unsold
 

Anglo/American School, 19th Century Harbor Scene with Sailing and Steam Ships Unsigned. Oil on board, 24 x 43 1/2 in., in a molded and gold-painted frame. Condition: Area of retouch in sky More ...

American School, 19th Century      Portrait of a Woman in a Black Gown

American School, 19th Century Portrait of a Woman in a Black Gown

Lot:
344
Sold for:
$923$750

American School, 19th Century Portrait of a Woman in a Black Gown Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 30 x 25 in., in a molded black and brown frame. Condition: Relined, scattered retouch. More ...

American School, Early 19th Century      Portraits of Mr. and Mrs. Abraham Martling

American School, Early 19th Century Portraits of Mr. and Mrs. Abraham Martling

Lot:
345
Unsold
 

American School, Early 19th Century Portraits of Mr. and Mrs. Abraham Martling Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 30 1/4 x 26 1/4 in., in a modern black-painted frame. Condition: Relined, the man with More ...

Lambert Sachs (Pennsylvania/Germany, 1818-1903)      Portrait of a Boy and His Dog

Lambert Sachs (Pennsylvania/Germany, 1818-1903) Portrait of a Boy and His Dog

Lot:
346
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

Lambert Sachs (Pennsylvania/Germany, 1818-1903) Portrait of a Boy and His Dog Signed and dated "L. Sachs/1863" on table leg. Oil on canvas, 52 1/4 x 38 1/2 in., in a gilt-gesso frame. More ...

Yarn-sewn Rug

Yarn-sewn Rug

Lot:
347
Unsold
 

Yarn-sewn Rug, America, c. 1820, the central brown field surrounded by a meandering flower and grapevine border against a yellow background, approx. lg. 65, wd. 30 in. More ...

Nest of Six Oblong Nantucket Baskets

Nest of Six Oblong Nantucket Baskets

Lot:
360
Sold for:
$3,198$2,600

Nest of Six Oblong Nantucket Baskets, 20th century, with bentwood handles, ht. to 6, wd. 14, dp. 8 1/2 in. More ...

Small Two-sided Painted and Gilt Optometrist Trade Sign

Small Two-sided Painted and Gilt Optometrist Trade Sign

Lot:
382
Sold for:
$12,300$10,000

Small Two-sided Painted and Gilt Optometrist Trade Sign, America, 19th century, in the form of a pair of spectacles with painted eye lenses and gilt frame, wd. 35 3/4, ht. 8 in. More ...

Sheet Iron Prancing Reindeer Weathervane

Sheet Iron Prancing Reindeer Weathervane

Lot:
390
Sold for:
$2,829$2,300

Sheet Iron Prancing Reindeer Weathervane, 19th century, the reindeer fixed to a scrolled crosspiece, the sheet metal reinforced with iron strap bracing, weathered and oxidized surface, (rust, More ...

Faux Tiger Maple Grain-painted and Paint-decorated Writing-arm Windsor Chair

Faux Tiger Maple Grain-painted and Paint-decorated Writing-arm Windsor Chair

Lot:
413
Unsold
 

Faux Tiger Maple Grain-painted and Paint-decorated Writing-arm Windsor Chair, New England, early 19th century, the shaped tablet centering a cornucopia, the small writing arm with drawer, (paint More ...

Grain-painted and Gilt Stencil-decorated Wooden Works Tall Clock

Grain-painted and Gilt Stencil-decorated Wooden Works Tall Clock

Lot:
423
Sold for:
$2,337$1,900

Grain-painted and Gilt Stencil-decorated Wooden Works Tall Clock, dial lettered "J. Curtis, Cairo.," New York, early 19th century, the hood with applied cresting joining turned finials above a More ...