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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Painted and Decorated Arrow-back Side Chair

Painted and Decorated Arrow-back Side Chair

Lot:
1065
Sold for:
$1,610$1,400

Painted and Decorated Arrow-back Side Chair, New England, early 19th century, the crest with black ground paint outlined with red, centering yellow leafage and acorns above similarly decorated More ...

Carved Mahogany Bird Tree

Carved Mahogany Bird Tree

Lot:
1066
Sold for:
$2,300$2,000

Carved Mahogany Bird Tree, probably Midwestern America, late 19th century, the seated figure of a hunter and his dog at the base of a tree with birds in the branches above, flanked by two rabbits More ...

Carved Sailors Wooden Whimsey

Carved Sailors Wooden Whimsey

Lot:
1067
Sold for:
$518$450

Carved Sailor's Wooden Whimsey, the round nut pierced with diamond and heart shaped openings surmounted by a bird-form finial, no stand, (finial not shown), ht. 7 More ...

Carved Wood Pencil Box

Carved Wood Pencil Box

Lot:
1068
Sold for:
$1,265$1,100

Carved Wood Pencil Box, probably New Hampshire, c. 1800, rectangular with heart finial and compass star on slide cover, lg. 8 in. Provenance: Kinnaman & More ...

Folk Art Oak Carved Box

Folk Art Oak Carved Box

Lot:
1069
Sold for:
$1,265$1,100

Folk Art Oak Carved Box, America, late 19th/early 20th century, the figure of a man wearing a cap with visor sitting cross-legged on a large dog, both of whom have tails, bordered by turned finials More ...

Carved Standing Figure of a Nude Woman

Carved Standing Figure of a Nude Woman

Lot:
1070
Sold for:
$1,093$950

Carved Standing Figure of a Nude Woman, found in Massachusetts, dated 1934, arms akimbo, black stockinged applied legs, heeled shoes, old stained surface, with stand. Provenance: David Wheatcroft, More ...

Carved Wood Figure of a Standing Nude Woman

Carved Wood Figure of a Standing Nude Woman

Lot:
1071
Sold for:
$546$475

Carved Wood Figure of a Standing Nude Woman, America, 19th century, old natural surface, with stand, ht. 5 1/4 in. Provenance: Aarne Anton/American Primitive More ...

Engraved and Carved Whales Tooth Figural Pie Crimper

Engraved and Carved Whales Tooth Figural Pie Crimper

Lot:
1072
Sold for:
$8,625$7,500

Engraved and Carved Whale's Tooth Figural Pie Crimper, c. 1850, in the form of a woman in an Empire gown, emerging from scrolling foliage on crimper pierced with trefoil devices, with stand, ht. More ...

Carved Maple Busk

Carved Maple Busk

Lot:
1073
Sold for:
$978$850

Carved Maple Busk, probably New England, early 19th century, engraved with an Indian smoking a pipe and chip-carved geometric compass designs, with stand, ht. 12 in. Provenance: More ...

Painted Carved Figure of a Woman

Painted Carved Figure of a Woman

Lot:
1074
Sold for:
$978$850

Painted Carved Figure of a Woman, America, late 19th century, the woman with extended applied arms, metal tack eyes and buttons, alligatored surface, with stand, ht. 6 1/2 in. Provenance: Aarne More ...

Early Carved and Painted Wood Dolls Head and Torso

Early Carved and Painted Wood Dolls Head and Torso

Lot:
1075
Sold for:
$2,645$2,300

Early Carved and Painted Wood Doll's Head and Torso, mid-19th century, with carved locks and face, dark brown hair, white face, and blue eyes, with stand, (paint wear), ht. 6 in. N.B. Found in More ...

Polychrome Carved Wood Female Fertility Figure

Polychrome Carved Wood Female Fertility Figure

Lot:
1076
Sold for:
$546$475

Polychrome Carved Wood Female Fertility Figure, Woodbridge, New Jersey, early 20th century, the head with removable plug shaped as a phallus, painted features, with black stockinged legs, with More ...

Carved Wood Figure of a Woman

Carved Wood Figure of a Woman

Lot:
1077
Sold for:
$345$300

Carved Wood Figure of a Woman, America, early 20th century, woman's head and torso with applied out-stretched arms, old stained surface, with stand, ht. 3 3/4 in. Provenance: Aarne More ...

Polychrome Carved Wood Figure

Polychrome Carved Wood Figure

Lot:
1078
Sold for:
$1,265$1,100

Polychrome Carved Wood Figure, America, 19th century, with articulated arms, in judicial robe, original painted surface, with stand, ht. 6 1/4 in. Provenance: Aarne Anton/American Primitive More ...

Sheet Iron Locomotive Train Engine with Coal Car

Sheet Iron Locomotive Train Engine with Coal Car

Lot:
1079
Sold for:
$863$750

Sheet Iron Locomotive Train Engine with Coal Car, America, c. 1900, old rusted weathered surface, no stand, ht. 7 1/2, lg. 34 1/4 in. Provenance; More ...

Iron Two-Part Pumpkin Mold

Iron Two-Part Pumpkin Mold

Lot:
1080
Sold for:
$633$550

Iron Two-Part Pumpkin Mold, invented by John Czeszczicki, Ohio, c. 1930, in the form of the head of a smiling man, with stand, (surface corrosion), ht. 8, wd. 7 1/4, dp. 8 in. N.B. Czeszczicki, on More ...

Painted Double-Sided Gameboard

Painted Double-Sided Gameboard

Lot:
1081
Sold for:
$1,725$1,500

Painted Double-Sided Gameboard, America, early 19th century, black, white, and green paint, initials "M.B.," 14 x 11 1/2 in. Provenance: More ...

Painted Checkerboard

Painted Checkerboard

Lot:
1082
Sold for:
$2,185$1,900

Painted Checkerboard, America, 19th century, red, pink, green, white, yellow, and black paint with rose blossoms and leafy stems, applied border, 15 1/2 x 15 3/4 in. Provenance: Kinnaman & More ...

Painted Parcheesi Gameboard

Painted Parcheesi Gameboard

Lot:
1083
Sold for:
$5,750$5,000

Painted Parcheesi Gameboard, New England, c. 1870-80, with red, yellow, and green paint, 27 1/2 x 27 in. Provenance: Kinnaman & Ramaekers, More ...

Painted Double-Sided Gameboard

Painted Double-Sided Gameboard

Lot:
1084
Sold for:
$4,888$4,250

Painted Double-Sided Gameboard, New England, c. 1850-70, black and red paint, the obverse with checkers, the reverse with Old Mill, with applied molded edge, 14 1/4 x 14 1/4 in. Provenance: More ...

Painted Checkerboard

Painted Checkerboard

Lot:
1085
Sold for:
$3,105$2,700

Painted Checkerboard, America, c. 1849-50, brown and yellow paint, the obverse with checkers, the reverse with a caricature of President Zachary Taylor, 14 1/4 x 14 1/4 in. Provenance: June More ...

Carved Polychrome Sun Face

Carved Polychrome Sun Face

Lot:
1086
Sold for:
$16,100$14,000

Carved Polychrome Sun Face, America, early 19th century, with molded edge, with stand, (minor imperfections), dia. 14 in. Provenance: Marna Anderson, More ...

Large Carved and Painted Fish Decoy

Large Carved and Painted Fish Decoy

Lot:
1087
Sold for:
$3,450$3,000

Large Carved and Painted Fish Decoy, possibly Menomene Indian, Wisconsin, c. 1900, the fish possibly a Great Northern Pike or sturgeon, painted green, with glass eyes and ribbed sheet metal fin, More ...

White-Painted Carved Wood and Sheet Metal Fish Weathervane

White-Painted Carved Wood and Sheet Metal Fish Weathervane

Lot:
1088
Sold for:
$1,495$1,300

White-Painted Carved Wood and Sheet Metal Fish Weathervane, America, probably mid-20th century, with tall stand, ht. 6 1/2, lg. 26 in. Provenance: Aarne Anton/American Primitive More ...

Painted Wood and Metal Flying Fish Whirligig

Painted Wood and Metal Flying Fish Whirligig

Lot:
1089
Sold for:
$575$500

Painted Wood and Metal "Flying Fish" Whirligig, America, c. 1940, painted blue-green with glass marble eyes and cut-out sheet metal fins and teeth, tall stand, (weathered surface, missing More ...

Molded Metal Bird and Fish Weathervane

Molded Metal Bird and Fish Weathervane

Lot:
1090
Sold for:
$1,150$1,000

Molded Metal Bird and Fish Weathervane, Illinois, early 20th century, the full-bodied bird flies with the aid of propellers above a fish, both of which have marble eyes, unpainted weathered gray More ...

Carved and Painted Miniature Cane

Carved and Painted Miniature Cane

Lot:
1091
Sold for:
$863$750

Carved and Painted Miniature Cane, attributed to Frederick Allen of Michigan, c. 1890, cane top with carved figure of a man continuing to carvings of fish, reptiles, snakes, an elephant, and a deer, More ...

Carved Mahogany Erotic Sculpture

Carved Mahogany Erotic Sculpture

Lot:
1092
Sold for:
$3,738$3,250

Carved Mahogany Erotic Sculpture, "When God took a Rib from Adam to Make Eve," Ulysses Davis (1914-1992), Savannah, Georgia, underside inscribed "King of Egypt Rameses Ulysses Davis 15 W More ...

Crooked Blade Knife with Carved Hand Handle

Crooked Blade Knife with Carved Hand Handle

Lot:
1093
Sold for:
$1,495$1,300

Crooked Blade Knife with Carved Hand Handle, probably Iroquois, New York State, 19th century, with stand, lg. 10 in. Provenance: Aarne Anton/American Primitive More ...

Stoneware Grotesque Face Jug

Stoneware Grotesque Face Jug

Lot:
1094
Sold for:
$14,950$13,000

Stoneware Grotesque Face Jug, 19th century, brown speckled glaze, no stand, (imperfections), ht. 5 1/2 in. N.B. Found in Ohio. Provenance: Raymond Saroff/Howard Rose collection, Aarne More ...