Skinner

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Auction 2056

February 25, 2001 10:00AM

02-25-2001 02-25-2001

Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Bolton MA

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Carved and Painted Wood Hound Cane

Carved and Painted Wood Hound Cane

Lot:
1034
Sold for:
$546$475

Carved and Painted Wood Hound Cane, inscribed "Rollin Cooper, Wells, VT.," 19th century, spotted dog-form handle continuing to tapering shaft, original white, brown, and red paint with ink, More ...

Carved Applewood Figural Cane

Carved Applewood Figural Cane

Lot:
1035
Sold for:
$1,150$1,000

Carved Applewood Figural Cane, Southern United States, early 20th century, bark covered tapering shaft with high relief carvings of a woman, squirrel, alligator, rabbit, hunting dog, frog, pelican, More ...

Carved Wood Figural Cane

Carved Wood Figural Cane

Lot:
1036
Sold for:
$920$800

Carved Wood Figural Cane, Pennsylvania, 19th century, carved knob handle in the form of a full-bodied seated male dog, on tapering shaft, old varnished surface, with stand, lg. 34 3/4 in. More ...

Carved and Painted Figural Cane

Carved and Painted Figural Cane

Lot:
1037
Sold for:
$1,380$1,200

Carved and Painted Figural Cane, probably Michigan, dated 1900, handle on tapering shaft decorated with branded band over polychrome trout and bait carved in high relief above chip and foliate More ...

Narwhal and Carved Wood Figural Cane

Narwhal and Carved Wood Figural Cane

Lot:
1038
Sold for:
$2,185$1,900

Narwhal and Carved Wood Figural Cane, New England, c. 1820-40, knob handle of carved and ebonized wood in the form of a woman's head joined by copper riveted brass cuff to a tapering narwhale More ...

Polychrome Carved Pine Immigrants Totem

Polychrome Carved Pine Immigrants Totem

Lot:
1039
Sold for:
$805$700

Polychrome Carved Pine Immigrants Totem, possibly Canada, late 19th/early 20th century, the totem consisting of four seated male figures all wearing hats, one cross-legged, one in a kilt, the lowest More ...

Wrought Iron Slide Bolt

Wrought Iron Slide Bolt

Lot:
1040
Sold for:
$978$850

Wrought Iron Slide Bolt, human head bolt knob, lg. 14 1/8 More ...

Sheet Iron Heart and Feather Weathervane

Sheet Iron Heart and Feather Weathervane

Lot:
1042
Sold for:
$4,888$4,250

Sheet Iron Heart and Feather Weathervane, late 18th century, with stand, (fine rust and overall pitting), ht. 13 1/4, lg. 76 3/4 in. N.B. Found in New York State. Provenance: More ...

Painted Sheet Metal Seahorse Weathervane

Painted Sheet Metal Seahorse Weathervane

Lot:
1043
Sold for:
$4,313$3,750

Painted Sheet Metal Seahorse Weathervane, America, 19th century, with cut-out eyes and snout, with stand, (corrosion and paint and metal losses), ht. of body 10, lg. 20 in. Provenance: Aarne More ...

Polychrome Carved Wood Whimsey

Polychrome Carved Wood Whimsey

Lot:
1044
Sold for:
$2,760$2,400

Polychrome Carved Wood Whimsey, signed "M.M. Watts," dated 1881, with gray, blue, and salmon paint, (paint wear, finial missing), ht. 20 1/8, base 2 5/8 x 2 5/8 in. N.B. Found in New York More ...

Carved and Incised Wood Whimsey Tower

Carved and Incised Wood Whimsey Tower

Lot:
1045
Sold for:
$4,888$4,250

Carved and Incised Wood Whimsey Tower, c. 1876, surmounted by carved bust of George Washington over tier enclosing sphere and two-legged base, old natural surface, with stand, (chip at base), ht. 11 More ...

Carved Stained Wood Whimsey Tower

Carved Stained Wood Whimsey Tower

Lot:
1046
Sold for:
$1,035$900

Carved Stained Wood Whimsey Tower, America, 19th century, the tapered finial over six tiers enclosing spheres, on an integral base with heart motif, old dark stained surface, no stand, (minor More ...

Blue and Gold Painted Tramp Art Box

Blue and Gold Painted Tramp Art Box

Lot:
1047
Sold for:
$805$700

Blue and Gold Painted Tramp Art Box, America, c. 1890-1910, the hinged top with cast brass pull opens to a mounted pincushion, on base with two concealed short drawers, ht. 8 1/4, wd. 14, dp. 7 1/8 More ...

Polychrome Carved Wood Tramp Art Christmas Tree

Polychrome Carved Wood Tramp Art Christmas Tree

Lot:
1048
Sold for:
$2,070$1,800

Polychrome Carved Wood Tramp Art Christmas Tree, signed "D. Hafner," c. 1900, six branching sections with painted cross finial, on a stepped polychrome base, (minor paint wear), ht. 25 1/2 More ...

Carved and Turned Wood Figural Stand

Carved and Turned Wood Figural Stand

Lot:
1049
Sold for:
$17,250$15,000

Carved and Turned Wood Figural Stand, America, late 19th/early 20th century, in the form of a telemon, old red-brown varnish, ht. 33, top dia. 7 1/4, base dia. 13 in. Provenance: Kelter/Malc}, More ...

Painted and Incised Picture Frame

Painted and Incised Picture Frame

Lot:
1050
Sold for:
$920$800

Painted and Incised Picture Frame, 19th century, flat rectangular form, meandering vine and dot border, brass corner bosses, (one missing), ht. 15 3/4, wd. 12 5/8 More ...

American School

American School

Lot:
1051
Sold for:
$20,700$18,000

American School, 19th Century Miniature Portrait of a Small Girl with a Basket. Watercolor on ivory, 2 3/4 x 2 1/8 in., in a pressed gilt-metal frame. Condition: Laid down onto paper, crack. More ...

Circular Carved Burl Bowl

Circular Carved Burl Bowl

Lot:
1052
Sold for:
$633$550

Circular Carved Burl Bowl, America, 19th century, banded rim tapering to base, old surface, ht. 4 1/4, dia. 12 More ...

Early Carved Wood Scoop

Early Carved Wood Scoop

Lot:
1053
Sold for:
$201$175

Early Carved Wood Scoop, America, 19th century, with stand, lg. 9 3/4 in. Provenance: Noble Endicott, Aarne Anton/American Primitive More ...

Carved Wood Bowl

Carved Wood Bowl

Lot:
1054
Sold for:
$1,150$1,000

Carved Wood Bowl, inscribed and dated "Kenai Indian Alaska 1886," double molded rim, with stand, ht. 2 1/2, wd. 8 1/2, lg. 17 in. Provenance: More ...

Shallow Carved Burlwood Bowl with Scoop

Shallow Carved Burlwood Bowl with Scoop

Lot:
1055
Sold for:
$2,070$1,800

Shallow Carved Burlwood Bowl with Scoop, 18th century, old natural surface, no stand, (shrinkage crack to front of scoop), bowl dia. 10 1/2, scoop lg. 7 1/2 in. Provenance: More ...

Carved Wood Canoe Cup

Carved Wood Canoe Cup

Lot:
1056
Sold for:
$518$450

Carved Wood Canoe Cup, probably New England, 19th century, the cup with elongated bowl with carved beaver, probably used by trappers, with stand, ht. 2 1/4, lg. 5 3/4 in. Provenance: Aarne More ...

Black Painted Picture Frame

Black Painted Picture Frame

Lot:
1057
Sold for:
$546$475

Black Painted Picture Frame, 19th century, rectangular form with reticulated scalloped edge, compass star corner rosettes, (finish alligatored), ht. 22, wd. 19 3/16 More ...

Painted Pine Picture Frame

Painted Pine Picture Frame

Lot:
1058
Sold for:
$518$450

Painted Pine Picture Frame, 19th century, the black half round frame with meandering fruited vine and plant border, (surface alligatored), ht. 17 5/8, wd. 13 3/4 More ...

Carved Footed and Handled Burl Bowl

Carved Footed and Handled Burl Bowl

Lot:
1059
Sold for:
$5,750$5,000

Carved Footed and Handled Burl Bowl, 18th century, deep oval form, no stand, ht. 8, lg. 18, wd. 14 11/16 More ...

Set of Dominoes in a Mahogany Tramp Art Box

Set of Dominoes in a Mahogany Tramp Art Box

Lot:
1060
Sold for:
$173$150

Set of Dominoes in a Mahogany Tramp Art Box, hinged cover stamped "Factory No. 1116 3rd Dist. N.Y. 50," lg. 6 3/4 More ...

Carved Wood Bas Relief of a Basket of Fruit

Carved Wood Bas Relief of a Basket of Fruit

Lot:
1061
Sold for:
$431$375

Carved Wood Bas Relief of a Basket of Fruit, (repaired), ht. 4 1/8, lg. 6 1/8 in. Provenance: More ...

Carved and Stained Bas Relief of a Woman Holding a Bird

Carved and Stained Bas Relief of a Woman Holding a Bird

Lot:
1062
Sold for:
$518$450

Carved and Stained Bas Relief of a Woman Holding a Bird, ht. 6 3/4, wd. 5 in. N.B. Found in Monticello, Iowa. Provenance: Aarne Anton/American Primitive More ...

Small Tramp Art Box

Small Tramp Art Box

Lot:
1063
Sold for:
$201$175

Small Tramp Art Box, hinged cover with dove, heart, and anchor decoration, ht. 1 3/4, wd. 4 1/4, dp. 3 More ...

Carved and Painted Wood Bank

Carved and Painted Wood Bank

Lot:
1064
Sold for:
$316$275

Carved and Painted Wood Bank, rectangular form with gardenia blossom and leaves on top and sides, dark blue ground, ht. 3 5/8, wd. 4 1/2, dp. 3 13/16 More ...