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Auction 2961B

November 19, 2016 10:00AM

11-19-2016 11-19-2016

63 Park Plaza, Boston

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Lots

Thomas Chambers (New York/England, 1808-1869)      Theresa Falls, Indian River

Thomas Chambers (New York/England, 1808-1869) Theresa Falls, Indian River

Lot:
60
Unsold
 

Thomas Chambers (New York/England, 1808-1869) Theresa Falls, Indian River Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 18 1/4 x 24 1/2 in., in a molded walnut and parcel-gilt frame. Condition: Relined, scattered More ...

Painted Game Board

Painted Game Board

Lot:
61
Sold for:
$1,722$1,400

Painted Game Board, America, 19th century, red border with floral decoration in the corners, black and white playing surface, applied molded trim, lg. 18, wd. 17 5/8 in. The Collection of Dr. More ...

Paint-decorated Blanket Chest

Paint-decorated Blanket Chest

Lot:
62
Sold for:
$13,530$11,000

Paint-decorated Blanket Chest, Centre County, Pennsylvania, early 19th century, the molded hinged top opens to a well with till, the dovetailed box on flaring French feet, original decoration of More ...

Paint-decorated Dower Chest "Maria Elisabed Webern,"

Paint-decorated Dower Chest "Maria Elisabed Webern,"

Lot:
63
Sold for:
$11,070$9,000

Paint-decorated Dower Chest "Maria Elisabed Webern," Berks County, Pennsylvania, late 18th century, inscribed with the recipient's name on the front above two panels with pairs of birds and tulips More ...

Paint-decorated Child's Rocking Chair

Paint-decorated Child's Rocking Chair

Lot:
64
Unsold
 

Paint-decorated Child's Rocking Chair, probably Pennsylvania, early 19th century, concave back rest extending to arms with turned spindles and plank seat, original apple green surface with yellow More ...

Tiger Maple Two-drawer Stand

Tiger Maple Two-drawer Stand

Lot:
65
Sold for:
$677$550

Tiger Maple Two-drawer Stand, possibly Pennsylvania, c. 1830, on vase- and ring-turned legs, turned wood pulls, refinished, ht. 28 3/4, wd. 20 1/2, dp. 18 1/2 in. More ...

Paint-decorated Dower Chest

Paint-decorated Dower Chest

Lot:
66
Sold for:
$2,460$2,000

Paint-decorated Dower Chest, decorated by Christian Selzer, Jonestown, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, c. 1780, the hinged lid with two floral panels above the brown putty-painted case with two panels More ...

Jacob Maentel (Pennsylvania/Maryland/Indiana/Germany, 1763-1863)      Portrait of a Woman

Jacob Maentel (Pennsylvania/Maryland/Indiana/Germany, 1763-1863) Portrait of a Woman

Lot:
67
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

Jacob Maentel (Pennsylvania/Maryland/Indiana/Germany, 1763-1863) Portrait of a Woman Unsigned. Watercolor on paper, the subject wearing a dark blue dress and holding a book, a landscape visible More ...

Paint-decorated Bird's-eye Maple Box

Paint-decorated Bird's-eye Maple Box

Lot:
68
Sold for:
$6,150$5,000

Paint-decorated Bird's-eye Maple Box, Amelia Spooner, Philadelphia, 1826, rectangular, blind dovetail construction, the lid bordered by a leafy vine and painted with a view of a two-story building More ...

Small Carved and Painted Desk Box

Small Carved and Painted Desk Box

Lot:
69
Sold for:
$400$325

Small Carved and Painted Desk Box, Pennsylvania, mid-18th century, black-painted box with polychrome painted carved thistles and recesses on the front, geometric designs on the sides, opening to a More ...

Pair of Three-candle Tinned Sheet Iron Sconces

Pair of Three-candle Tinned Sheet Iron Sconces

Lot:
70
Sold for:
$1,169$950

Pair of Three-candle Tinned Sheet Iron Sconces, America, 19th century, wide crimped arch reflectors with triple band decoration, ht. 12 1/4, wd. 9 1/4 in. The Collection of Dr. Howard P. Diamond. More ...

Pair of Tinned Reflectors

Pair of Tinned Reflectors

Lot:
71
Sold for:
$369$300

Pair of Tinned Reflectors, early 19th century, shaped glass plates with cast tin sheet behind depicting decorated urns with flowers, all mounted on tinned sheet iron backs with round posts, ht. 12 More ...

Diamond-shaped Crimped Tinned Sheet Iron Sconce

Diamond-shaped Crimped Tinned Sheet Iron Sconce

Lot:
72
Sold for:
$185$150

Diamond-shaped Crimped Tinned Sheet Iron Sconce, America, 19th century, single candle socket, the edges of the sconce with applied leaf decoration, (imperfections), ht. 20 in. More ...

Grain-painted Slide-lid Candle Box

Grain-painted Slide-lid Candle Box

Lot:
73
Unsold
 

Grain-painted Slide-lid Candle Box, 19th century, square nail construction, the top and sides with stylized black, red, and white grain painting, ht. 9, wd. 5 1/4, dp. 3 in. More ...

American School, Early 20th Century      Portrait of a White Clapboard and Stone Farmhouse with Couple

American School, Early 20th Century Portrait of a White Clapboard and Stone Farmhouse with Couple

Lot:
74
Unsold
 

American School, Early 20th Century Portrait of a White Clapboard and Stone Farmhouse with Couple Signed and dated "1903 CH Briggs," l.l. Oil on board, 6 1/2 x 8 3/4 in., in a modern silvered More ...

American School, Late 19th Century      Landscape with White Farmhouse

American School, Late 19th Century Landscape with White Farmhouse

Lot:
75
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

American School, Late 19th Century Landscape with White Farmhouse Unsigned. Oil on artist board, with expansive snow-capped mountain view beyond, 5 x 9 in., unframed. Condition: Surface More ...

Painted-decorated Desk Box

Painted-decorated Desk Box

Lot:
76
Sold for:
$338$275

Painted-decorated Desk Box, northern Europe, c. 1838, red-painted with black and white floral decoration, the molded slant lid with plaque and painted initials "MVD," the front with date "1838," More ...

Paint-decorated Fireboard

Paint-decorated Fireboard

Lot:
77
Unsold
 

Paint-decorated Fireboard, Pennsylvania, c. 1840, the slightly arched form with black border surrounding a landscape scene with a stone house and trees under a pink and yellow-striped sky, 32 1/4 x More ...

American School, 19th Century      Portrait of a White House and Gray Barn

American School, 19th Century Portrait of a White House and Gray Barn

Lot:
78
Sold for:
$1,968$1,600

American School, 19th Century Portrait of a White House and Gray Barn Unsigned. Oil on canvas, the house situated at an intersection with horse and buggies, 20 x 30 in., in a molded giltwood More ...

Paint-decorated Dower Chest

Paint-decorated Dower Chest

Lot:
79
Sold for:
$2,829$2,300

Paint-decorated Dower Chest, Pennsylvania, late 18th century, the hinged top opens to a well with till, the name "BENJEMEN SHEFER" stenciled on the interior, with the date 1831, the front centering More ...

Paint-decorated One-drawer Stand

Paint-decorated One-drawer Stand

Lot:
80
Sold for:
$3,998$3,250

Paint-decorated One-drawer Stand, labeled "David Rhein Cabinet Furniture 52 West Penn St Reading Pa.," early 19th century, the rectangular overhanging top above a cockbeaded drawer and beaded skirt More ...

Small Paint-decorated Child's Blanket Chest

Small Paint-decorated Child's Blanket Chest

Lot:
81
Sold for:
$5,535$4,500

Small Paint-decorated Child's Blanket Chest, possibly Pennsylvania, early 19th century, lift molded top on a dovetail-constructed box with applied case molding all on ogee bracket feet, original More ...

Glazed Pine and Poplar Two-part Corner Cupboard

Glazed Pine and Poplar Two-part Corner Cupboard

Lot:
82
Sold for:
$923$750

Glazed Pine and Poplar Two-part Corner Cupboard, Pennsylvania or New Jersey, early 19th century, upper section with flat molded cornice above a cockbeaded case with canted corner and two glazed More ...

American School, Early 19th Century      Portrait of Benjamin "Bennie" Weeks (1835-1877), of Jefferson, Maine

American School, Early 19th Century Portrait of Benjamin "Bennie" Weeks (1835-1877), of Jefferson, Maine

Lot:
83
Sold for:
$2,460$2,000

American School, Early 19th Century Portrait of Benjamin "Bennie" Weeks (1835-1877), of Jefferson, Maine, c. 1840 Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 20 1/2 x 17 in., in a molded giltwood frame. More ...

Pine and Maple Harvest Table

Pine and Maple Harvest Table

Lot:
84
Sold for:
$984$800

Pine and Maple Harvest Table, possibly New England, c. 1830, rectangular drop-leaf top on vase- and ring-turned legs joined by a straight apron, old refinish, (minor imperfections), ht. 27 3/4, lg. More ...

Paint-decorated Dressing Table

Paint-decorated Dressing Table

Lot:
85
Sold for:
$677$550

Paint-decorated Dressing Table, possibly Maine, c. 1825-30, scrolled backboard above a two-tiered top with two short drawers and a long drawer below, all on ring-turned legs, original painted More ...

Paint-decorated Poplar Trunk

Paint-decorated Poplar Trunk

Lot:
86
Unsold
 

Paint-decorated Poplar Trunk, probably Vermont, c. 1825-35, the black-painted, dome-top, dovetailed trunk with sheaves of wheat on the top flanked by tulips, the front with a row of tulips on a More ...

Black-painted Pine and Tiger Maple Table with Drawer

Black-painted Pine and Tiger Maple Table with Drawer

Lot:
87
Sold for:
$2,337$1,900

Black-painted Pine and Tiger Maple Table with Drawer, possibly New England, early 19th century, square top with ovolo corners with a drawer mounted on the underside, threaded onto a vase- and More ...

Blue-painted Six Board Chest

Blue-painted Six Board Chest

Lot:
88
Sold for:
$5,228$4,250

Blue-painted Six Board Chest, New England, 18th century, the lift top opens to an interior above the chest with applied molding on the front and a cut out skirt and ends, original surface, ht. 26 More ...

George Hartwell (Massachusetts, 1815-1901)      Portrait of Mary A. Crockett of Lincoln, Maine

George Hartwell (Massachusetts, 1815-1901) Portrait of Mary A. Crockett of Lincoln, Maine

Lot:
89
Sold for:
$30,750$25,000

George Hartwell (Massachusetts, 1815-1901) Portrait of Mary A. Crockett of Lincoln, Maine Unsigned, identified on a label affixed to the backing board. Oil on canvas, the subject seen More ...