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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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Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA

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Turned Maple and Ash Slat-back Armchair

Turned Maple and Ash Slat-back Armchair

Lot:
61
Sold for:
$237$200

Turned Maple and Ash Slat-back Armchair, probably New England, last half 18th century, the four arched reverse-graduated slats joining turned stiles with bulbous pommels, with scrolled arms and More ...

Red-painted Pine Bed

Red-painted Pine Bed

Lot:
62
Unsold
 

Red-painted Pine Bed, New England, late 18th century, with peaked head and footboards joining the mushroom-turned posts, old surface, (imperfections), ht. 31, wd. 42, lg. 68 1/2 in. Provenance: More ...

Red-painted Turned Post Bed

Red-painted Turned Post Bed

Lot:
63
Unsold
 

Red-painted Turned Post Bed, New England, late 18th century, the four turned posts joining beaded head- and footboards, on vase- and ring-turned legs, original surface, ht. 30 3/4, wd. 42 1/2, lg. More ...

Federal Cherry Breakfast Table

Federal Cherry Breakfast Table

Lot:
64
Sold for:
$1,778$1,500

Federal Cherry Breakfast Table, New England, c. 1790-1800, the serpentine shaped drop-leaf top on square tapering beaded legs joined by a straight apron, original surface of worn red wash, (minor More ...

Black-painted Bannister-back Chair

Black-painted Bannister-back Chair

Lot:
65
Sold for:
$593$500

Black-painted Bannister-back Chair, New England, first half 18th century, with shaped crest and block- vase-, and ring-turned stiles, the similarly turned legs joined by bulbous front stretcher, ht. More ...

Turned Maple and Ash Roundabout Chair

Turned Maple and Ash Roundabout Chair

Lot:
66
Sold for:
$237$200

Turned Maple and Ash Roundabout Chair, New England, late 18th century, with shaped backrest, arched slats, and vase- and ring-turned stiles continuing to legs, old refinish, ht. 30 3/4, seat ht. 17 More ...

Brown-painted Pine "Make-do" Mirror

Brown-painted Pine "Make-do" Mirror

Lot:
67
Sold for:
$356$300

Brown-painted Pine "Make-do" Mirror, America, early 19th century, nailed open mortise joinery on small nearly square mirror with chamfered aperture, wire hanger, worn brown paint, 6 x 5 1/8 in. More ...

Painted Roundabout Chair

Painted Roundabout Chair

Lot:
68
Sold for:
$563$475

Painted Roundabout Chair, New England, mid-18th century, with shaped backrest continuing to scrolled chamfered arms, on vase- and ring-turned stiles continuing to legs and double stretchers, old More ...

John Brewster (American, 1766-1854)      Pair of Portraits of Captain John Low (1745-1827) and His Wife Sara (Herrick).

John Brewster (American, 1766-1854) Pair of Portraits of Captain John Low (1745-1827) and His Wife Sara (Herrick).

Lot:
69
Sold for:
$50,363$42,500

John Brewster (American, 1766-1854) Pair of Portraits of Captain John Low (1745-1827) and His Wife Sara (Herrick). Unsigned. Oil on canvas, depicted in half-length and seated with hand in front, More ...

Black-painted, Turned, and Upholstered Make-Do Armchair on Rockers

Black-painted, Turned, and Upholstered Make-Do Armchair on Rockers

Lot:
70
Sold for:
$593$500

Black-painted, Turned, and Upholstered Make-Do Armchair on Rockers, New England, 18th century, old surface, ht. 43, seat ht. 18 in. More ...

Turned Black-painted Side Chair

Turned Black-painted Side Chair

Lot:
71
Sold for:
$1,896$1,600

Turned Black-painted Side Chair, Connecticut, mid-18th century, with pierced "heart-and-crown" crest joining vase- and ring-turned stiles, above vasiform splat, rush seat, and turned double front More ...

Child's Brown-painted Poplar Blanket Chest over Drawer

Child's Brown-painted Poplar Blanket Chest over Drawer

Lot:
72
Sold for:
$13,035$11,000

Child's Brown-painted Poplar Blanket Chest over Drawer, probably Connecticut, early 18th century, with double-arch molded case, single drawer, on cutout ends and valanced skirt, old wooden pulls, More ...

Paint-decorated Bamboo-turned Windsor High Chair

Paint-decorated Bamboo-turned Windsor High Chair

Lot:
73
Sold for:
$237$200

Paint-decorated Bamboo-turned Windsor High Chair, New England, early 19th century, on splayed legs, painted to resemble exotic wood with mustard striping, ht. 35, seat ht. 22 in. More ...

Maple and Yellow Pine Tea Table

Maple and Yellow Pine Tea Table

Lot:
74
Sold for:
$1,541$1,300

Maple and Yellow Pine Tea Table, southern New England, probably Rhode Island, mid-18th century, the oval top on four block-turned tapering legs ending in pad feet joined by a straight skirt with More ...

American School, 19th Century      Portrait of Lavinia Fanning Age Seven Years.

American School, 19th Century Portrait of Lavinia Fanning Age Seven Years.

Lot:
75
Sold for:
$106,650$90,000

American School, 19th Century Portrait of Lavinia Fanning Age Seven Years. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, c. 1803, 35 1/2 x 27 in., in a later molded mahogany frame. Condition: Tears, paint More ...

Black-painted Fan-back Windsor Chair

Black-painted Fan-back Windsor Chair

Lot:
76
Sold for:
$1,185$1,000

Black-painted Fan-back Windsor Chair, possibly coastal Connecticut, late 18th century, the curved crest rail with undulating lower edge, carved seat, and vase- and ring-turning, old black paint over More ...

Pair of Fan-back Windsor Side Chairs

Pair of Fan-back Windsor Side Chairs

Lot:
77
Sold for:
$2,083$1,700

Pair of Fan-back Windsor Side Chairs, southeastern New England, late 18th century, with carved terminals and saddle seats, and splayed vase- and ring-turned legs, later green-blue paint, (minor More ...

Painted Continuous-arm Brace-back Windsor Chair

Painted Continuous-arm Brace-back Windsor Chair

Lot:
78
Sold for:
$948$800

Painted Continuous-arm Brace-back Windsor Chair, probably Connecticut, c. 1780-90, old red-painted surface over earlier coats including green and black, (imperfections), ht. 35 1/4, seat ht. 16 1/2 More ...

Red-painted Sack-back Windsor Chair

Red-painted Sack-back Windsor Chair

Lot:
79
Sold for:
$7,703$6,500

Red-painted Sack-back Windsor Chair, Newport, Rhode Island, area, late 18th century, with curved arm supports and carved seat, old red-painted surface over earlier green, (paint wear), ht. 36 1/2, More ...

Royal Brewster Smith (Maine, 1801-1855)      Portrait of Abner Chase Stockin, Age Three, of Monmouth, Maine

Royal Brewster Smith (Maine, 1801-1855) Portrait of Abner Chase Stockin, Age Three, of Monmouth, Maine

Lot:
80
Sold for:
$18,960$16,000

Royal Brewster Smith (Maine, 1801-1855) Portrait of Abner Chase Stockin, Age Three, of Monmouth, Maine, c. 1834. ,Unsigned, the sitter and artist identified in inscriptions on the reverse. Oil on More ...

Burlwood Bowl

Burlwood Bowl

Lot:
81
Unsold
 

Burlwood Bowl, America, early 19th century, round bowl with integral carved handles, (imperfections), ht. 5 3/4, dia. 16 in. More ...

Folk Art Whirligig Tavern Sign

Folk Art Whirligig Tavern Sign

Lot:
82
Unsold
 

Folk Art Whirligig Tavern Sign, Connecticut, c. 1870s, carved laminated wood in the form of a woman wearing a broad-brimmed hat, a narrow-waisted dress with full skirt, puffy sleeves, with wide More ...

Gilt-copper and Zinc Peacock Weather Vane

Gilt-copper and Zinc Peacock Weather Vane

Lot:
83
Sold for:
$8,295$7,000

Gilt-copper and Zinc Peacock Weather Vane, America, late 19th/early 20th century, full-body figure with embossed and corrugated sheet copper tail, zinc underbody and portion of legs, no stand, old More ...

Molded Gilt Copper Leaping Stag Weather Vane

Molded Gilt Copper Leaping Stag Weather Vane

Lot:
84
Sold for:
$16,590$14,000

Molded Gilt Copper Leaping Stag Weather Vane, Cushing & White, Waltham, Massachusetts, late 19th/early 20th century, full-body figure, the surface with vestiges of gilding, yellow sizing and traces More ...

Cast Iron Sun Face Gate Weight

Cast Iron Sun Face Gate Weight

Lot:
85
Sold for:
$8,295$7,000

Cast Iron Sun Face Gate Weight, possibly Massachusetts, late 18th century, with stand, overall ht. 12 1/2, wd. 9 in. Provenance: Ex Peter Brams collection, sold at Skinner February 25, 2001, More ...

Molded Copper Rooster Weather Vane

Molded Copper Rooster Weather Vane

Lot:
86
Sold for:
$796$650

Molded Copper Rooster Weather Vane, America, late 19th/early 20th century, flattened full-body figure with sheet copper comb, wattle, and corrugated tail, mounted on a copper arrow, with original More ...

Molded Copper "Dexter" Running Horse Weather Vane

Molded Copper "Dexter" Running Horse Weather Vane

Lot:
87
Sold for:
$3,981$3,250

Molded Copper "Dexter" Running Horse Weather Vane, America, late 19th century, molded sheet copper full-body figure with cast zinc ears, mounted on a copper rod, with original verdigris surface with More ...

Molded Sheet Copper Rooster Weather Vane

Molded Sheet Copper Rooster Weather Vane

Lot:
88
Sold for:
$2,607$2,200

Molded Sheet Copper Rooster Weather Vane, America, late 19th century, full-body figure mounted on a copper rod, with original verdigris surface, no stand, (small front section of copper rod is More ...

Brass Sundial

Brass Sundial

Lot:
89
Sold for:
$178$150

Brass Sundial, 19th century, round plate inscribed with Roman numerals and sun face, scrolled axis, ht. 3, dia. 5 in. More ...

Pair of Urn-top Brass and Iron Knife Blade Andirons

Pair of Urn-top Brass and Iron Knife Blade Andirons

Lot:
90
Sold for:
$948$800

Pair of Urn-top Brass and Iron Knife Blade Andirons, America, late 18th century, each with brass urn finial on iron knife blade shaft with lower brass frontal shield, supported on curved iron legs More ...