Skinner

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Auction 2985B

March 4, 2017 10:00AM

03-04-2017 03-04-2017

63 Park Plaza, Boston

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Skinner Auctions Boston MA

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Lots

Small Geometric Mat

Small Geometric Mat

Lot:
90
Sold for:
$123$100

Small Geometric Mat, late 19th/early 20th century, basketweave pattern composed of red, green, and rust fibers, lg. 35, ht. 24 in. More ...

Maple Chest on Frame

Maple Chest on Frame

Lot:
91
Sold for:
$1,722$1,400

Maple Chest on Frame, probably Rhode Island, last half 18th century, the case of drawers on a valanced frame and cabriole legs ending in slipper feet, replaced brasses, refinished, ht. 54 1/2, wd. More ...

Carved Mahogany Chest of Drawers

Carved Mahogany Chest of Drawers

Lot:
92
Sold for:
$5,228$4,250

Carved Mahogany Chest of Drawers, probably Rhode Island, c. 1760-80, the cockbeaded case of blocked drawers on claw-and-ball feet, (imperfections), ht. 30, wd. 35 3/4, dp. 19 in. More ...

Cherry Side Chair

Cherry Side Chair

Lot:
93
Unsold
 

Cherry Side Chair, New England, c. 1740-60, with vasiform splat, raking stiles, trapezoidal slip seat, and cabriole legs ending in pad feet, joined to the rear legs by stretchers, refinished, ht. 41 More ...

Mahogany Chest of Drawers

Mahogany Chest of Drawers

Lot:
94
Sold for:
$3,690$3,000

Mahogany Chest of Drawers, probably Massachusetts, c. 1760-80, the molded serpentine top and case of scratch-beaded drawers on carved claw-and-ball feet, old brasses, ht. 34, wd. 37 3/4, dp. 19 More ...

Two Glass Paperweights

Two Glass Paperweights

Lot:
95
Sold for:
$215$175

Two Glass Paperweights, late 19th/early 20th century, the larger weight with multicolored enamel flower bouquet, the small with a purple and yellow snapdragon with green stem and leaves, dia. to 3 More ...

Tekke Bagface Fragment

Tekke Bagface Fragment

Lot:
96
Sold for:
$246$200

Tekke Bagface Fragment, Central Asia, early 20th century, 2 ft. 3 in. x 1 ft. 5 in. More ...

Kurdish Long Rug

Kurdish Long Rug

Lot:
97
Sold for:
$277$225

Kurdish Long Rug, Northwestern Persia, late 19th century, (missing side minor borders), 7 ft. 1 in. x 2 ft. 11 in. More ...

Scrimshaw-decorated Whale's Tooth

Scrimshaw-decorated Whale's Tooth

Lot:
98
Sold for:
$1,599$1,300

Scrimshaw-decorated Whale's Tooth, 19th century, one side with a polychrome image of a woman in a gown, the other with the image of "ROSANNA," ht. 5 1/4 in. More ...

Scrimshaw Whale's Tooth Decorated with a Couple and a Dog

Scrimshaw Whale's Tooth Decorated with a Couple and a Dog

Lot:
99
Sold for:
$1,845$1,500

Scrimshaw Whale's Tooth Decorated with a Couple and a Dog, c. 1830s, one side with a polychrome decorated man and woman with a dog on the left side, the back decorated with a polychrome image of a More ...

Scrimshaw Whale's Tooth Decorated with a Portrait of a Woman

Scrimshaw Whale's Tooth Decorated with a Portrait of a Woman

Lot:
100
Unsold
 

Scrimshaw Whale's Tooth Decorated with a Portrait of a Woman, attributed to Manuel Enos, mid-19th century, large curved tooth decorated with an image of a woman in a flowing gown standing on a More ...

Scrimshaw Whale's Tooth with Biblical Scene

Scrimshaw Whale's Tooth with Biblical Scene

Lot:
101
Sold for:
$2,337$1,900

Scrimshaw Whale's Tooth with Biblical Scene, attributed to the Banknote Engraver, 19th century, depicting Jesus at a well and a Sumerian woman giving him a drink, the images with trees in the More ...

Carved Whale Ivory and Whalebone Walking Stick

Carved Whale Ivory and Whalebone Walking Stick

Lot:
102
Sold for:
$3,444$2,800

Carved Whale Ivory and Whalebone Walking Stick, 19th century, Turk's head knot knob above alternating carved and paneled baleen spacers and intricate geometric and spiral-carved panels continuing to More ...

Carved Whale Ivory and Whalebone Cane

Carved Whale Ivory and Whalebone Cane

Lot:
103
Sold for:
$2,583$2,100

Carved Whale Ivory and Whalebone Cane, 19th century, Turk's head knob above a sailor's knot, double baleen bands, inlaid silver diamonds, and three-strand braid, spiral-carved shaft with round More ...

Carved Whale Ivory and Whalebone Cane

Carved Whale Ivory and Whalebone Cane

Lot:
104
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

Carved Whale Ivory and Whalebone Cane, 19th century, Turk's head with baleen inlaid disk, three baleen spacers, on a diamond-carved and round tapered shaft with brass ferrule, (some loss to baleen), More ...

Carved Whale Ivory and Whalebone Cane

Carved Whale Ivory and Whalebone Cane

Lot:
105
Sold for:
$2,337$1,900

Carved Whale Ivory and Whalebone Cane, mid-19th century, round head with stylized leaf carving on a shaft with fine vertical grooves, floral patterns, and spiral twisting body, lg. 32 5/8 in. More ...

Carved Whalebone and Whale Ivory Walking Stick

Carved Whalebone and Whale Ivory Walking Stick

Lot:
106
Sold for:
$10,455$8,500

Carved Whalebone and Whale Ivory Walking Stick, America, 19th century, the Turk's head top above an elaborate shaft with diamond cross-hatch, rope decoration, and sailor's knots, lg. 37 1/4 in. More ...

Carved Fist and Ball Whale Ivory and Rosewood Cane

Carved Fist and Ball Whale Ivory and Rosewood Cane

Lot:
107
Sold for:
$2,829$2,300

Carved Fist and Ball Whale Ivory and Rosewood Cane, 19th century, knob with rosewood and whale ivory spacers on a round tapering rosewood and whale bone shaft with abalone inlay, lg. 36 in. More ...

Carved Fist Holding Snake Whale Ivory and Whalebone Cane

Carved Fist Holding Snake Whale Ivory and Whalebone Cane

Lot:
108
Sold for:
$4,613$3,750

Carved Fist Holding Snake Whale Ivory and Whalebone Cane, 19th century, the knob above a carved octagonal and diamond base, two copper washers, on a diamond and twist-carved shaft with pewter tip, More ...

Carved Fist Whale Ivory and Whalebone Cane

Carved Fist Whale Ivory and Whalebone Cane

Lot:
109
Sold for:
$4,305$3,500

Carved Fist Whale Ivory and Whalebone Cane, 19th century, the knob separated from the shaft with an ebony spacer, the shaft in three twist-carved sections, and a braided baleen sailor's knot, lg. 38 More ...

Carved and Inlaid Whale Ivory and Whalebone Walking Stick

Carved and Inlaid Whale Ivory and Whalebone Walking Stick

Lot:
110
Sold for:
$2,091$1,700

Carved and Inlaid Whale Ivory and Whalebone Walking Stick, 19th century, sailor's knot knob inlaid with tortoiseshell and silver above a tapering neck with spacer and carved sailor's knot, More ...

Carved Whale Ivory and Whalebone Cane

Carved Whale Ivory and Whalebone Cane

Lot:
111
Sold for:
$9,840$8,000

Carved Whale Ivory and Whalebone Cane, 19th century, rounded knob with shell inlay on the top and segmented octagonal carving below, the shaft with rectangle and diamond shell inlay above a section More ...

Carved Whale's Tooth Snuff Box

Carved Whale's Tooth Snuff Box

Lot:
112
Sold for:
$5,843$4,750

Carved Whale's Tooth Snuff Box, England, 19th century, the tooth with relief-carved scenes of bathing women, the end mounted with a hinged silver lid, lg. 7 5/8 in. More ...

Scrimshaw Whale's Tooth with 32nd Degree Masonic Emblems

Scrimshaw Whale's Tooth with 32nd Degree Masonic Emblems

Lot:
113
Sold for:
$4,920$4,000

Scrimshaw Whale's Tooth with 32nd Degree Masonic Emblems, probably England, 19th century, the tooth with 32nd degree symbolism including a Maltese cross, double-headed eagle, and other devices, the More ...

Scrimshaw Whale's Tooth Decorated with Ships and Britannia Figure

Scrimshaw Whale's Tooth Decorated with Ships and Britannia Figure

Lot:
114
Sold for:
$2,460$2,000

Scrimshaw Whale's Tooth Decorated with Ships and Britannia Figure, England, mid-1830s, one side with three sailing ships, anchor, and Britannia, the other with two ships, the edge with a ship fort More ...

Scrimshaw Whale's Tooth Showing the Frances   of New Bedford

Scrimshaw Whale's Tooth Showing the Frances of New Bedford

Lot:
116
Sold for:
$110,700$90,000

Scrimshaw Whale's Tooth Showing the Frances of New Bedford, Frederick Myrick, Nantucket, c. 1828-29, one side carved with banner reading "The Frances on the coast of Peru," above the whaleship with More ...

Four Carved or Turned Whalebone Fids

Four Carved or Turned Whalebone Fids

Lot:
117
Sold for:
$738$600

Four Carved or Turned Whalebone Fids, 19th century, lg. to 8 5/8 in. More ...

Carved Whalebone Fid

Carved Whalebone Fid

Lot:
118
Sold for:
$554$450

Carved Whalebone Fid, 19th century, lg. 14 1/8 in. More ...

Carved Walrus Oosic Fid

Carved Walrus Oosic Fid

Lot:
119
Sold for:
$246$200

Carved Walrus Oosic Fid, 19th century, lg. 12 3/4 in. More ...

Carved Whalebone Fid

Carved Whalebone Fid

Lot:
120
Sold for:
$277$225

Carved Whalebone Fid, 19th century, lg. 10 in. Provenance: Skinner, October 26, 1997, Lot 364A. More ...