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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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Carved Wood Busk

Carved Wood Busk

Lot:
1540
Sold for:
$615$500

Carved Wood Busk, America, c. 1750, the tapering body with carved potted flower and meandering vine, initialed and dated "AD/1750," lg. 12 3/8 in. More ...

Carved and Scrimshaw-decorated Baleen Busk

Carved and Scrimshaw-decorated Baleen Busk

Lot:
1541
Sold for:
$308$250

Carved and Scrimshaw-decorated Baleen Busk, 19th century, decorated with hearts, vines, and floral motifs within a vine border lg. 13 1/4 in. More ...

Ship Shadow Box Diorama

Ship Shadow Box Diorama

Lot:
1542
Sold for:
$615$500

Ship Shadow Box Diorama, America, late 19th century, the ship under full sail flying a United States flag, and a pennant inscribed "H. BLACK," a small boat off the bow and painted landscape in the More ...

Three Signed Nantucket Swing-arm Lightship Baskets

Three Signed Nantucket Swing-arm Lightship Baskets

Lot:
1543
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

Three Signed Nantucket Swing-arm Lightship Baskets, Nantucket, Massachusetts, late 20th century, the large basket by Jose Formoso Reyes with his signature and map of Nantucket on the base, the More ...

Robin A. Reyes Nantucket Lightship Basket

Robin A. Reyes Nantucket Lightship Basket

Lot:
1544
Sold for:
$246$200

Robin A. Reyes Nantucket Lightship Basket, Nantucket, Massachusetts, c. late 20th century, the round basket with bentwood handle, ht. 6 1/4, dia. 9 in. More ...

Chin Manasmontri Nantucket Purse

Chin Manasmontri Nantucket Purse

Lot:
1545
Sold for:
$338$275

Chin Manasmontri Nantucket Purse, Nantucket, Massachusetts, 1979, the lid with a hardwood plaque mounting a whale's tooth plate engraved with a ship, basket signed on the bottom, ht. 6 1/2, wd. 9 More ...

Footed Porcelain Bowl with Painted Nautical Decoration

Footed Porcelain Bowl with Painted Nautical Decoration

Lot:
1546
Sold for:
$277$225

Footed Porcelain Bowl with Painted Nautical Decoration, England, early 19th century, the side with an oval scene of a sailing ship with Elsinore castle in the background, ht. 5 1/4, dia. 11 in. More ...

Cunningham Darting Gun with Toggle-head Harpoon and Four Bolts

Cunningham Darting Gun with Toggle-head Harpoon and Four Bolts

Lot:
1547
Sold for:
$4,920$4,000

Cunningham Darting Gun with Toggle-head Harpoon and Four Bolts, America, patented April 18, 1882, the brass firing mechanism mounted on a long oak haft, overall lg. 106 in. More ...

Painted Cast Iron Common Goldeneye Duck Sink Weight

Painted Cast Iron Common Goldeneye Duck Sink Weight

Lot:
1548
Sold for:
$738$600

Painted Cast Iron Common Goldeneye Duck Sink Weight, 19th century, (paint wear), lg. 14 1/4 in. More ...

Cast Iron Mechanical "Owl" Bank

Cast Iron Mechanical "Owl" Bank

Lot:
1549
Sold for:
$338$275

Cast Iron Mechanical "Owl" Bank, J. & E. Stevens Company, Cromwell, Connecticut, late 19th century, the owl perched on a log, glass eyes, (lacks coin box cover), ht. 7 1/4 in. More ...

Cast Iron Mechanical "Trick Pony" Bank

Cast Iron Mechanical "Trick Pony" Bank

Lot:
1550
Sold for:
$584$475

Cast Iron Mechanical "Trick Pony" Bank, Shepard Hardware Company, Buffalo, New York, c. 1885, brown pony with blue blanket, yellow and green column, ht. 7 3/4, lg. 8, wd. 2 1/2 in. More ...

Cast Iron Mechanical "Stump Speaker" Bank

Cast Iron Mechanical "Stump Speaker" Bank

Lot:
1551
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

Cast Iron Mechanical "Stump Speaker" Bank, Shepard Hardware Company, Buffalo, New York, c. 1886, the black man wearing a brown jacket and trousers on a red and white platform, ht. 9 3/4, wd. 5, dp. More ...

Cast Iron Mechanical "Bull Dog" Bank

Cast Iron Mechanical "Bull Dog" Bank

Lot:
1552
Sold for:
$400$325

Cast Iron Mechanical "Bull Dog" Bank, J. & E. Stevens Company, Cromwell, Connecticut, patented April 27, 1880, dog seated atop a rectangular base, ht. 7 1/2, lg. 6 3/4, wd. 3 in. More ...

Cast Iron Mechanical "Artillery Bank,"

Cast Iron Mechanical "Artillery Bank,"

Lot:
1553
Sold for:
$369$300

Cast Iron Mechanical "Artillery Bank," J. & E. Stevens Company, Cromwell, Connecticut, patented May 31, 1892, soldier with blue coat and red trousers, green grass base, ht. 6, lg. 8, wd. 3 7/8 in. More ...

Cast Iron Mechanical "Two Frogs" Bank

Cast Iron Mechanical "Two Frogs" Bank

Lot:
1554
Sold for:
$677$550

Cast Iron Mechanical "Two Frogs" Bank, J. & E. Stevens Company, Cromwell, Connecticut, patented August 8, 1882, the large frog with glass eyes sitting on a green grass base with smaller frog on its More ...

Cast Iron Mechanical "Cabin" Bank

Cast Iron Mechanical "Cabin" Bank

Lot:
1555
Sold for:
$234$190

Cast Iron Mechanical "Cabin" Bank, J. & E. Stevens Company, Cromwell, Connecticut, c. 1885, yellow cabin with black man wearing a red shirt and blue trousers, (missing coin box cover), ht. 3 5/8, More ...

Cast Iron Mechanical "Tammany" Bank

Cast Iron Mechanical "Tammany" Bank

Lot:
1556
Sold for:
$221$180

Cast Iron Mechanical "Tammany" Bank, J. & E. Stevens Company, Cromwell, Connecticut, c. 1873, brown jacket and yellow vest, ht. 5 5/8 in. More ...

Cast Iron Mechanical "Always Did 'Spise a Mule" Bank

Cast Iron Mechanical "Always Did 'Spise a Mule" Bank

Lot:
1557
Sold for:
$400$325

Cast Iron Mechanical "Always Did 'Spise a Mule" Bank, J. & E. Stevens Company, Cromwell, Connecticut, late 19th century, brown mule with red blanket, the boy with a red jacket and gray trousers, More ...

Cast Iron Mechanical Jolly Black Man Bank

Cast Iron Mechanical Jolly Black Man Bank

Lot:
1558
Unsold
 

Cast Iron Mechanical Jolly Black Man Bank, Shepard Hardware Company, Buffalo, New York, late 19th century, (head has an old crack), ht. 6 1/4, wd. 5 1/4 in. More ...

Cast Iron Mechanical "Eagle and Eaglets" Bank

Cast Iron Mechanical "Eagle and Eaglets" Bank

Lot:
1559
Sold for:
$369$300

Cast Iron Mechanical "Eagle and Eaglets" Bank, J. & E. Stevens Company, Cromwell, Connecticut, c. 1883, with a mother eagle and two eaglets in a nest, ht. 6, lg. 8, wd. 4 in. More ...

Cast Iron Mechanical "Creedmore" Bank

Cast Iron Mechanical "Creedmore" Bank

Lot:
1560
Sold for:
$246$200

Cast Iron Mechanical "Creedmore" Bank, J. & E. Stevens Company, Cromwell, Connecticut, late 19th century, soldier with red jacket and blue cape, ht. 6 3/4, lg. 10 in. More ...

Two Large Tramp Art Frames

Two Large Tramp Art Frames

Lot:
1561
Sold for:
$197$160

Two Large Tramp Art Frames, America, early 20th century, layered construction with sawtooth carving, the larges with gold-painted circle corners and scalloped liner, the other with round mirror More ...

Two Elaborate Tramp Art Frames

Two Elaborate Tramp Art Frames

Lot:
1562
Sold for:
$185$150

Two Elaborate Tramp Art Frames, America, early 20th century, layered construction with sawtooth carving, one with diamond and circle layering, the other with diamond and triangle layering, ht. to More ...

Two Tramp Art Frames

Two Tramp Art Frames

Lot:
1563
Sold for:
$185$150

Two Tramp Art Frames, America, early 20th century, layered construction with sawtooth carving, one with pyramid corners and cones on the sides, the other with arched cresting, circle and diamond More ...

Two Elaborate Tramp Art Frames

Two Elaborate Tramp Art Frames

Lot:
1564
Unsold
 

Two Elaborate Tramp Art Frames, America, early 20th century, layered construction with sawtooth carving, the small frame with triangle and spire cresting, angular corners and red/orange velvet More ...

Three Graduated Tramp Art Frames

Three Graduated Tramp Art Frames

Lot:
1565
Unsold
 

Three Graduated Tramp Art Frames, America, early 20th century, layered construction with sawtooth carving, ht. to 19 3/4, wd. 17 3/8 in. More ...

Three Small Tramp Art Frames

Three Small Tramp Art Frames

Lot:
1566
Unsold
 

Three Small Tramp Art Frames, America, early 20th century, layered construction with sawtooth carving and angular and diamond patterning, two single aperture frames and one double frame, ht. to 8 More ...

Two Small Tramp Art Mirrors

Two Small Tramp Art Mirrors

Lot:
1567
Sold for:
$98$80

Two Small Tramp Art Mirrors, America, early 20th century, the frames of layered construction with sawtooth carving and triangle, circle, and line patterns, the large frame with paint highlights, the More ...

Three Small Tramp Art Frames

Three Small Tramp Art Frames

Lot:
1568
Sold for:
$98$80

Three Small Tramp Art Frames, America, early 20th century, layered construction with sawtooth carving, one painted gold, one with square corners, one with silver paint highlights, ht. to 8, wd. to 8 More ...

Three Small Tramp Art Mirrors

Three Small Tramp Art Mirrors

Lot:
1569
Unsold
 

Three Small Tramp Art Mirrors, America, early 20th century, layered construction with sawtooth carving, one with square corners, ht. to 7 3/4, wd. to 6 3/4 in. More ...