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Auction 2897M

May 21, 2016 10:00AM

05-21-2016 05-21-2016

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Octagonal-top Candlestand

Octagonal-top Candlestand

Lot:
61
Sold for:
$1,500$1,500

Octagonal-top Candlestand, probably Guilford, Connecticut, third quarter 18th century, the octagonal top with applied molded edge on a swelled turned support ending in a turned pendant on tripod More ...

Black-painted Carved and Turned Bannister-back Side Chair

Black-painted Carved and Turned Bannister-back Side Chair

Lot:
62
Sold for:
$1,600$1,600

Black-painted Carved and Turned Bannister-back Side Chair, probably Massachusetts, mid-18th century, pierced and scroll-carved cresting with split bannisters, and block-, vase-, and ring-turnings, More ...

Pair of Black-painted "Bow Tie" Heart and Crown Bannister-back Side Chairs

Pair of Black-painted "Bow Tie" Heart and Crown Bannister-back Side Chairs

Lot:
63
Sold for:
$4,250$4,250

Pair of Black-painted "Bow Tie" Heart and Crown Bannister-back Side Chairs, attributed to Andrew Durand, Milford, Connecticut, mid-18th century, molded bannisters and vase- and ring-turnings, ht. 45 More ...

Red-painted Slant-lid Desk

Red-painted Slant-lid Desk

Lot:
64
Sold for:
$8,000$8,000

Red-painted Slant-lid Desk, probably Connecticut, early 18th century, opening to an interior of valanced compartments, above three drawers flanked by projecting single drawers, on a case of four More ...

Large Pine Hutch Table

Large Pine Hutch Table

Lot:
65
Sold for:
$4,750$4,750

Large Pine Hutch Table, probably New England, 18th century, overhanging rectangular top hinged above a box with lift lid with double demilune cutout ends with exposed tenons, old surface with More ...

Assembled Set of Eight Black-painted Heart and Crown Side Chairs

Assembled Set of Eight Black-painted Heart and Crown Side Chairs

Lot:
66
Sold for:
$5,500$5,500

Assembled Set of Eight Black-painted Heart and Crown Side Chairs, attributed to the Parmele family, Guilford, Connecticut, c. 1740-70, seven with vasiform splats and one with split bannisters, early More ...

Wrought Iron Ember Tongs

Wrought Iron Ember Tongs

Lot:
67
Sold for:
$2,700$2,700

Wrought Iron Ember Tongs, America, 18th century, long arms small penny terminals, the handle with pierced disk, hanging loop, pick, and tamp, lg. 17 3/4 in. More ...

Brass Fish-form Waffle Iron

Brass Fish-form Waffle Iron

Lot:
68
Sold for:
$1,400$1,400

Brass Fish-form Waffle Iron, possibly America, 18th century, the brass body with well-formed scale details on a wrought iron handle, lg. 31 1/4 in. More ...

Wrought Iron Toaster

Wrought Iron Toaster

Lot:
69
Sold for:
$250$250

Wrought Iron Toaster, America, 18th/19th century, simple loop sides on a plate in the form of hearts merging into fish, on a long handle with hanging loop at the end, ht. 5 1/2, wd. 9 1/4, dp. 11 More ...

Wrought Iron Toaster

Wrought Iron Toaster

Lot:
70
Sold for:
$400$400

Wrought Iron Toaster, America, 18th century, scrollwork rack on long handle with scroll heart finial, ht. 6 1/4, wd. 12 1/2 in. Provenance: An old Guilford, Connecticut, family, 1972. More ...

Wrought Iron Kettle Lifter

Wrought Iron Kettle Lifter

Lot:
71
Sold for:
$250$250

Wrought Iron Kettle Lifter, America, 19th century, ht. 5 1/4, dp. 5 in. More ...

Wrought Iron Beam Hook

Wrought Iron Beam Hook

Lot:
72
Sold for:
$375$375

Wrought Iron Beam Hook, 18th/19th century, with large heart decoration above single loop hook, ht. 5, wd. 2 3/8, dp. 6 1/4 in. More ...

Wrought Iron Utensil Rack

Wrought Iron Utensil Rack

Lot:
73
Sold for:
$475$475

Wrought Iron Utensil Rack, 18th century, wavy bracket, the central hook with scroll finial, ht. 3, wd. 12, dp. 2 3/4 in. More ...

Wrought Iron Fireplace Trammel

Wrought Iron Fireplace Trammel

Lot:
74
Sold for:
$325$325

Wrought Iron Fireplace Trammel, 18th century, with heart finial, closed lg. 44 in. More ...

Wrought Iron and Brass Bedwarmer

Wrought Iron and Brass Bedwarmer

Lot:
75
Sold for:
$375$375

Wrought Iron and Brass Bedwarmer, 18th century, brass heating pan, the pierced lid with engraved rooster and floral design, on a long wrought iron handle with chamfered edges, lg. 41 1/2, dia. 11 More ...

Wrought Iron Ratchet Betty Lamp Holder

Wrought Iron Ratchet Betty Lamp Holder

Lot:
76
Sold for:
$475$475

Wrought Iron Ratchet Betty Lamp Holder, 18th century, with fleur de lis finials, ht. 17 in. More ...

Wrought Iron Kettle Tilter

Wrought Iron Kettle Tilter

Lot:
77
Sold for:
$950$950

Wrought Iron Kettle Tilter, America, 18th century, tight scrollwork decoration, wavy handle with brass finial and twisted iron hook, ht. 13 1/2, dp. 15 1/2 in. More ...

Watercolor Theorem on Velvet

Watercolor Theorem on Velvet

Lot:
78
Sold for:
$2,100$2,100

Watercolor Theorem on Velvet, Margaret Quintard, Norwalk, Connecticut, 19th century, ht. 10, wd. 12 1/2 in. Provenance: Acquired from a descendant in 1980. More ...

Watercolor, Pen, and Ink on Paper Schoolboy Excercise "The Rapture, The Grape,"

Watercolor, Pen, and Ink on Paper Schoolboy Excercise "The Rapture, The Grape,"

Lot:
79
Sold for:
$1,300$1,300

Watercolor, Pen, and Ink on Paper Schoolboy Excercise "The Rapture, The Grape," Philo Bishop, Guilford, Connecticut, 1820, the page with stylized, polychrome decorated pillars on each side, More ...

American School, 19th Century      Portrait of Isaac Meigs Fisher of Ludlow, Vermont.

American School, 19th Century Portrait of Isaac Meigs Fisher of Ludlow, Vermont.

Lot:
80
Sold for:
$6,000$6,000

American School, 19th Century Portrait of Isaac Meigs Fisher of Ludlow, Vermont. Unsigned. Oil on board, 14 1/2 x 12 in., unframed. Condition: Possible small spot of retouch on bridge of More ...

Small Wallpaper Box

Small Wallpaper Box

Lot:
81
Sold for:
$1,600$1,600

Small Wallpaper Box, America, mid-19th century, round with light blue crescent pattern on a dark blue ground, ht. 2, dia. 2 in. More ...

House-decorated Wallpaper Hat Box

House-decorated Wallpaper Hat Box

Lot:
82
Sold for:
$2,100$2,100

House-decorated Wallpaper Hat Box, America, c. 1835, oval, with brown house and trees on a yellow ground, ht. 11, lg. 14 in. Literature: For a similar box see Lilian Baker Carlisle, Hat Boxes More ...

Hollow-cut and Watercolor Silhouette of a Woman Holding a Red Book

Hollow-cut and Watercolor Silhouette of a Woman Holding a Red Book

Lot:
83
Sold for:
$5,500$5,500

Hollow-cut and Watercolor Silhouette of a Woman Holding a Red Book, America, 19th century, original gilt frame, ht. 4 1/2, wd. 4 in. More ...

Hollow-cut Silhouette of a Man

Hollow-cut Silhouette of a Man

Lot:
84
Sold for:
$900$900

Hollow-cut Silhouette of a Man, America, 19th century, the man with blocked body, in black frame and eglomise mat, ht. 5 1/2, wd. 4 1/2 in. Provenance: Bill Samaha, 2001. More ...

Watercolor Portrait of Thomas Luther Paine

Watercolor Portrait of Thomas Luther Paine

Lot:
85
Sold for:
$3,250$3,250

Watercolor Portrait of Thomas Luther Paine, probably by Rufus Porter, Connecticut, 19th century, original frame, ht. 7, wd. 6 1/2 in. Provenance: Jewett-Berdan, 2011. Note: As a child, More ...

Portrait of Rhoda A. Ensign of Hartford, Connecticut

Portrait of Rhoda A. Ensign of Hartford, Connecticut

Lot:
86
Sold for:
$800$800

Portrait of Rhoda A. Ensign of Hartford, Connecticut, A.M. Holbrook, New England, c. 1837, signed under portrait "AM. Holbrook, DEL. 1837," ht. 6, wd. 5 in. More ...

Hollow-cut Silhouette of a Young Boy

Hollow-cut Silhouette of a Young Boy

Lot:
87
Sold for:
$800$800

Hollow-cut Silhouette of a Young Boy, America, 19th century, in an oval brass frame, ht. 4 1/2, wd. 3 1/2 in. Provenance: The Deming Collection, 1998. More ...

Hollow-cut Silhouette of a Young Girl

Hollow-cut Silhouette of a Young Girl

Lot:
88
Sold for:
$1,700$1,700

Hollow-cut Silhouette of a Young Girl, William Bache, America, 19th century, ht. 4 1/2, wd. 4 in. Literature: Pictured in Blume Rifken, Silhouettes in America, 1790-1840 (Burlington, Vermont: More ...

Hollow-cut Silhouette of Charlotte Cummings

Hollow-cut Silhouette of Charlotte Cummings

Lot:
89
Sold for:
$1,200$1,200

Hollow-cut Silhouette of Charlotte Cummings, S. Williams, New England, 19th century, ht. 5, wd. 4 in. Provenance: Stephen-Douglas Antiques, 1999. More ...

Small Hollow-cut Silhouette of Harvey Dudley

Small Hollow-cut Silhouette of Harvey Dudley

Lot:
90
Sold for:
$7,500$7,500

Small Hollow-cut Silhouette of Harvey Dudley, attributed to James Hosley Whitcomb (1806-49), New Hampshire, c. 1834, in original painted frame, ht. 4, wd. 3 in. More ...