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Auction 2558M

August 14, 2011 10:00AM

08-14-2011 08-14-2011

274 Cedar Hill St, Marlborough

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Lots

Needlework Sampler

Needlework Sampler

Lot:
31
Sold for:
$245$200

Needlework Sampler, "Rebecca Eliza," early 19th century, worked with silk threads on a linen ground with seven rows of alphabets, over a basket with flowering plant, (toning, fading, stains), 16 1/4 More ...

Vermont Needlework Sampler

Vermont Needlework Sampler

Lot:
32
Sold for:
$459$375

Vermont Needlework Sampler, "Ann L. Reed Proformed This Trifle Aged 8 Years May 31 AD 1831," Shoreham, Addison County, Vermont, worked in silk threads on a linen ground with rows of alphabets and More ...

Classical Carved Mahogany and Mahogany Veneer Sofa

Classical Carved Mahogany and Mahogany Veneer Sofa

Lot:
33
Sold for:
$3,851$3,250

Classical Carved Mahogany and Mahogany Veneer Sofa, possibly made by Nahum Parker, Middlebury, Vermont, c. 1825-35, with circular arms terminating in lyre clock facades, ht. 35, wd. 84, dp. 20 1/2 More ...

Classical Carved Birch and Mahogany Veneer Chest of Drawers

Classical Carved Birch and Mahogany Veneer Chest of Drawers

Lot:
34
Sold for:
$385$325

Classical Carved Birch and Mahogany Veneer Chest of Drawers, Rutland County, Vermont, possibly by Caleb Knowlton, Brandon, Vermont, c. 1825-35, shaped backsplash above three short drawers on More ...

Classical Wavy Birch and Pine Turned Tall Post Tester Bed

Classical Wavy Birch and Pine Turned Tall Post Tester Bed

Lot:
35
Unsold
 

Classical Wavy Birch and Pine Turned Tall Post Tester Bed, Burlington, Vermont, area, c. 1825-35, the four vase and ring-turned posts topped by acorns and continuing to vase- and ring-turned legs More ...

Painted Wood Ship Weathervane

Painted Wood Ship Weathervane

Lot:
36
Unsold
 

Painted Wood Ship Weathervane, reportedly made by a Portuguese laborer who was brought to Vermont by William Jarvis (1770-1845), U.S. consul to Portugal, 1802-1811, three-masted vessel, with More ...

Federal Carved and Gilt-gesso Mirror

Federal Carved and Gilt-gesso Mirror

Lot:
37
Sold for:
$1,659$1,400

Federal Carved and Gilt-gesso Mirror, New England, c. 1820-25, the tablet centering an acorn in high relief, original gilding, (imperfections), ht. 29, cornice wd. 20 3/4 in. More ...

Ten Early Kitchen Implements

Ten Early Kitchen Implements

Lot:
38
Sold for:
$385$325

Ten Early Kitchen Implements, late 18th/early 19th century, a handled wood and pierced sheet iron grater, a round cutting board with integral handle, a possible Shaker maple butter paddle with More ...

Vermont Labeled Maple Yarn Swift

Vermont Labeled Maple Yarn Swift

Lot:
39
Sold for:
$613$500

Vermont Labeled Maple Yarn Swift, "Benj. Metcalf & Co. Cabinet Makers, Woodstock, Vt.," 19th century, the swift topped with a turned yarn cup on shaft with adjustable expanding slat yarnwinder and More ...

Paint-decorated Sideboard

Paint-decorated Sideboard

Lot:
40
Sold for:
$2,489$2,100

Paint-decorated Sideboard, attributed to the Loomis workshop, Shaftsbury, Vermont, c. 1825-40, the rectangular top above two short drawers and long drawer, with two recessed hinged doors below More ...

Horace Bundy (American, 1814-1883)      Pair of Portraits of a Husband and Wife.

Horace Bundy (American, 1814-1883) Pair of Portraits of a Husband and Wife.

Lot:
41
Unsold
 

Horace Bundy (American, 1814-1883) Pair of Portraits of a Husband and Wife. Signed on the reverse in black script "H. Bundy Pinxt," also bearing a stenciled Troy, New York, firm's mark on the More ...

Horace Bundy (American, 1814-1883)      Portrait of a Ludlow, Vermont, Gentleman.

Horace Bundy (American, 1814-1883) Portrait of a Ludlow, Vermont, Gentleman.

Lot:
42
Sold for:
$948$800

Horace Bundy (American, 1814-1883) Portrait of a Ludlow, Vermont, Gentleman. Signed verso "Painted By H. Bundy Ludlow, Sept. 1845." Oil on canvas, 28 x 24 in., in the original molded giltwood More ...

Four Early Lighting Devices

Four Early Lighting Devices

Lot:
43
Sold for:
$504$425

Four Early Lighting Devices, late 18th/early 19th century, an iron multiple-wick pendant lamp with swivel suspension, an iron betty lamp with wick support and hook, an iron pendant rush holder with More ...

Three Wrought Iron Hearth Toasters

Three Wrought Iron Hearth Toasters

Lot:
44
Sold for:
$770$650

Three Wrought Iron Hearth Toasters, 18th to early 19th century, a rotary toaster with scroll grill and tripod feet, two dangle toasters, one with scroll grill and ram's horn handle terminal, the More ...

Seven Iron Hearth Tools and Implements

Seven Iron Hearth Tools and Implements

Lot:
45
Sold for:
$593$500

Seven Iron Hearth Tools and Implements, late 18th/early 19th century, a large deep sheet iron skillet with long wrought iron handle stamped with indistinct maker's name and pine tree on tripod legs; More ...

Bayonet-mounted Civil War Muzzle-loading Percussion Musket

Bayonet-mounted Civil War Muzzle-loading Percussion Musket

Lot:
46
Sold for:
$1,185$1,000

Bayonet-mounted Civil War Muzzle-loading Percussion Musket, Lamson, Goodnow, & Yale, Windsor, Vermont, and Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts, c. 1864, 58 caliber musket with walnut stock, the lock More ...

Painted and Signed Vermont Storage Box, Firkin, and Footstool

Painted and Signed Vermont Storage Box, Firkin, and Footstool

Lot:
47
Sold for:
$582$475

Painted and Signed Vermont Storage Box, Firkin, and Footstool, 19th century, rectangular pine box with hinged lid with leather strap handle, painted black over earlier red, the front inscribed with More ...

Painted Pine Chest of Drawers

Painted Pine Chest of Drawers

Lot:
48
Sold for:
$10,073$8,500

Painted Pine Chest of Drawers, probably Massachusetts, c. 1700-1720, the single arch-molded case of two short drawers and four graduated long drawers on turned turnip feet, replaced engraved More ...

Painted-decorated Queen Anne Mirror

Painted-decorated Queen Anne Mirror

Lot:
49
Sold for:
$7,110$6,000

Painted-decorated Queen Anne Mirror, New England, 18th century, the molded pine frame with high scrolled crest, painted with red and white flowers and leaves, (loss on crest), 16 1/4 x 8 5/8 in. More ...

Framed Floral Beadwork Picture

Framed Floral Beadwork Picture

Lot:
50
Sold for:
$2,015$1,700

Framed Floral Beadwork Picture, probably England, 17th century, composed of vibrant colored glass beads, metallic thread and sequins stitched to a silk ground, with large central blossoming stem in More ...

British School, 17th Century      Portrait of Mrs. Adam Winthrop.

British School, 17th Century Portrait of Mrs. Adam Winthrop.

Lot:
51
Sold for:
$582$475

British School, 17th Century Portrait of Mrs. Adam Winthrop. Unsigned, dated "An 1666" u.l., and inscribed with the age of the subject "47" u.l. Oil on canvas, 25 x 29 in., unframed. More ...

Framed Needlework Purse Fragment

Framed Needlework Purse Fragment

Lot:
52
Sold for:
$563$475

Framed Needlework Purse Fragment, "Mary Burnet June 18th 1805," fully stitched fragment with silk threads on a linen ground, with the girl's name and date stitched on the top band over a basket of More ...

Small Walnut Veneer Six-drawer Cabinet

Small Walnut Veneer Six-drawer Cabinet

Lot:
53
Sold for:
$504$425

Small Walnut Veneer Six-drawer Cabinet, England, late 18th century, the top with crossbanded border above six drawers arranged in three rows of two, replaced brass teardrop pulls, old refinish, More ...

Oak Spoon Rack with Pewter Spoons, Small Pine Spoon Rack, and a Mahogany Knife Box

Oak Spoon Rack with Pewter Spoons, Small Pine Spoon Rack, and a Mahogany Knife Box

Lot:
54
Sold for:
$504$425

Oak Spoon Rack with Pewter Spoons, Small Pine Spoon Rack, and a Mahogany Knife Box, America or England, 19th century, three-tier spoon rack with pierced shaped backboard for hanging, housing fifteen More ...

Black-painted Carved Bannister-back Side Chair

Black-painted Carved Bannister-back Side Chair

Lot:
55
Sold for:
$9,480$8,000

Black-painted Carved Bannister-back Side Chair, probably Massachusetts, early 18th century, with Prince of Wales cresting, block- vase-, and ring-turned stiles topped by turned ball finials, above More ...

Black-painted Carved Maple Cane-back Side Chair

Black-painted Carved Maple Cane-back Side Chair

Lot:
56
Sold for:
$368$300

Black-painted Carved Maple Cane-back Side Chair, New England, early 18th century, the carved cresting above the molded back flanked by block- vase-, and ring-turned stiles, on beaded trapezoidal More ...

Maple and Pine Bannister-back Armchair

Maple and Pine Bannister-back Armchair

Lot:
57
Sold for:
$429$350

Maple and Pine Bannister-back Armchair, New England, last half 18th century, the shaped crest above three molded bannisters joining vase- and ring-turned posts, with scrolled arms on vase- and More ...

Painted Decorated Slat-back Armchair

Painted Decorated Slat-back Armchair

Lot:
58
Sold for:
$711$600

Painted Decorated Slat-back Armchair, New England, mid-18th century, with vase- and ring-turned arm supports and bulbous-turned double stretchers, early 19th century grain-painted and yellow striped More ...

Maple Roundabout Chair

Maple Roundabout Chair

Lot:
59
Sold for:
$652$550

Maple Roundabout Chair, New England, 18th century, the curved backrest continuing to scrolled handholds, on vase and ring-turned stiles joined by shaped splats continuing to turned legs joined by More ...

Embroidered Wool Coverlet

Embroidered Wool Coverlet

Lot:
60
Sold for:
$8,295$7,000

Embroidered Wool Coverlet, Sweden or New England, late 18th century, the black wool twill ground woven in three sections and stitched with colored wool yarns in fanciful floral designs, bordered More ...