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Auction 3038B

November 4, 2017 10:00AM

11-04-2017 11-04-2017

63 Park Plaza, Boston

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Lots

Jervis McEntee (New York, 1828-1891)      Late Autumn Hillside

Jervis McEntee (New York, 1828-1891) Late Autumn Hillside

Lot:
61
Sold for:
$5,228$4,250

Jervis McEntee (New York, 1828-1891) Late Autumn Hillside Signed and inscribed indistinctly l.r. Oil on canvasboard, 8 x 13 in., in a giltwood frame. Condition: Minor inpainting. More ...

Alexander Helwig Wyant (New York/Ohio, 1836-1892)      Fisherman in Summer, below Spring Valley

Alexander Helwig Wyant (New York/Ohio, 1836-1892) Fisherman in Summer, below Spring Valley

Lot:
62
Sold for:
$3,690$3,000

Alexander Helwig Wyant (New York/Ohio, 1836-1892) Fisherman in Summer, below Spring Valley Identified and inscribed on a partial label affixed to the reverse. Oil on canvas, 8 x 14 1/4 in., in More ...

Painted "Knox Boy Jr." Sign

Painted "Knox Boy Jr." Sign

Lot:
63
Unsold
 

Painted "Knox Boy Jr." Sign, America, late 19th century, fancy gilt lettering on a black smalt ground and red-painted quarter-round applied molding, lg. 49 1/2 in. Provenance: A Cornwall, More ...

Gilt Molded Copper and Cast Zinc "Index" Horse Weathervane

Gilt Molded Copper and Cast Zinc "Index" Horse Weathervane

Lot:
64
Sold for:
$10,455$8,500

Gilt Molded Copper and Cast Zinc "Index" Horse Weathervane, J. Howard & Co., West Bridgewater, Massachusetts, c. 1860, flattened full-body form with applied ears and crimped sheet copper tail, More ...

Molded Sheet Copper Cod Weathervane

Molded Sheet Copper Cod Weathervane

Lot:
65
Sold for:
$7,995$6,500

Molded Sheet Copper Cod Weathervane, probably Massachusetts, c. 1855, flattened full-body form with molded scales and applied crimped sheet copper fins, weathered verdigris surface, (dents, seam More ...

Cast Zinc and Molded Sheet Copper Eagle Weathervane

Cast Zinc and Molded Sheet Copper Eagle Weathervane

Lot:
66
Unsold
 

Cast Zinc and Molded Sheet Copper Eagle Weathervane, attributed to A.L. Jewell & Co., Waltham, Massachusetts, c. 1852-67, the flattened full-body form with cast zinc head and feet perched on a ball, More ...

Large Painted "SHOES." Trade Sign

Large Painted "SHOES." Trade Sign

Lot:
67
Sold for:
$4,613$3,750

Large Painted "SHOES." Trade Sign, America, late 19th century, gilt lettering on a black smalt ground, and chamfered gilt edges, lg. 84 1/4 in. Provenance: A Cornwall, Connecticut, Collector. More ...

Cast Iron Pointer Dog Figure

Cast Iron Pointer Dog Figure

Lot:
68
Sold for:
$3,998$3,250

Cast Iron Pointer Dog Figure, early 20th century, ht. 18, lg. 34 in. Provenance: A Cornwall, Connecticut, Collector. More ...

Turned Wooden Bowl Containing Approximately Twenty-five Pieces of Stone Fruit

Turned Wooden Bowl Containing Approximately Twenty-five Pieces of Stone Fruit

Lot:
69
Sold for:
$1,599$1,300

Turned Wooden Bowl Containing Approximately Twenty-five Pieces of Stone Fruit, 19th and early 20th century, bowl dia. 15 1/2 in. Provenance: A Cornwall, Connecticut, Collector. More ...

Painted "MILLINERY AND FANCY GOODS." Trade Sign

Painted "MILLINERY AND FANCY GOODS." Trade Sign

Lot:
70
Sold for:
$2,583$2,100

Painted "MILLINERY AND FANCY GOODS." Trade Sign, America, late 19th century, the word "millinery" in gilt block letters with red and green blocking, all on a black smalt ground and applied edge, lg. More ...

Molded Gilt Sheet Copper Quill Weathervane

Molded Gilt Sheet Copper Quill Weathervane

Lot:
71
Sold for:
$1,968$1,600

Molded Gilt Sheet Copper Quill Weathervane, America, late 19th century, weathered surface with losses, on stand, lg. 36 1/2 in. Provenance: Northeast Auctions, October 24, 2008; A Cornwall, More ...

Molded Copper and Cast Zinc Merino Ewe Weathervane

Molded Copper and Cast Zinc Merino Ewe Weathervane

Lot:
72
Sold for:
$25,830$21,000

Molded Copper and Cast Zinc Merino Ewe Weathervane, possibly A.J. Harris & Co., Boston, Massachusetts, late 19th century, flattened full-body form with cast zinc head, lg. 28 1/2 in. Provenance: More ...

Tall Red-painted Bamboo-turned Rod-back Windsor Armchair

Tall Red-painted Bamboo-turned Rod-back Windsor Armchair

Lot:
73
Sold for:
$2,337$1,900

Tall Red-painted Bamboo-turned Rod-back Windsor Armchair, Maine, c. 1790-1800, old red paint over earlier black and light green, ht. 48 3/4, seat ht. 31 1/2 in. Provenance: A Cornwall, More ...

Molded Sheet Copper "Hamburg" Rooster Weathervane

Molded Sheet Copper "Hamburg" Rooster Weathervane

Lot:
74
Sold for:
$11,685$9,500

Molded Sheet Copper "Hamburg" Rooster Weathervane, probably Waltham, Massachusetts, late 19th century, with exaggerated comb and fully molded tail and cast zinc feet, on stand, lg. 28 1/2, ht. with More ...

Red-painted Molded Tin Rooster Weathervane

Red-painted Molded Tin Rooster Weathervane

Lot:
75
Unsold
 

Red-painted Molded Tin Rooster Weathervane, reportedly made by a tinsmith in Tupper Lake, New York, c. 1840, flattened full-body form, old red paint, on stand, lg. 23 1/2 in. Provenance: A More ...

Gilt Molded Copper Running Fox Weathervane

Gilt Molded Copper Running Fox Weathervane

Lot:
76
Sold for:
$2,214$1,800

Gilt Molded Copper Running Fox Weathervane, (surface wear), on stand, lg. 29 in. Provenance: A Cornwall, Connecticut, Collector. More ...

Small Painted "TERMS CASH" Sign

Small Painted "TERMS CASH" Sign

Lot:
77
Sold for:
$1,845$1,500

Small Painted "TERMS CASH" Sign, America, late 19th century, in stylized yellow and orange letters flanked by foliate flourishes, on a black ground, ht. 9, wd. 24 1/2 in. Provenance: A Cornwall, More ...

Gilt and Painted Carved Wood "75" Plaque

Gilt and Painted Carved Wood "75" Plaque

Lot:
78
Sold for:
$584$475

Gilt and Painted Carved Wood "75" Plaque, late 19th century, "75" painted in black numbers in an oval flanked by pierced scrollwork, (surface losses), ht. 8, lg. 23 1/2 in. Provenance: A More ...

Painted "E.G. Wood." Sign

Painted "E.G. Wood." Sign

Lot:
79
Sold for:
$369$300

Painted "E.G. Wood." Sign, signed Garfield & Co., late 19th century, gilt script lettering on a gray smalt ground and applied frame with gilt chamfered inner edge, lg. 50 in. Provenance: A More ...

Painted "BAGGAGE ROOM" Sign

Painted "BAGGAGE ROOM" Sign

Lot:
80
Sold for:
$923$750

Painted "BAGGAGE ROOM" Sign, America, late 19th century, gold lettering on a black smalt ground and applied green-painted border, lg. 63 in. Provenance: A Cornwall, Connecticut, Collector. More ...

Painted "BOOTS AND SHOES." Sign

Painted "BOOTS AND SHOES." Sign

Lot:
81
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

Painted "BOOTS AND SHOES." Sign, America, late 19th century, stylized black lettering on a white-painted ground and applied edge, (paint wear), lg. 37 in. Provenance: A Cornwall, Connecticut, More ...

Painted "EMPLOYEES ONLY" Sign

Painted "EMPLOYEES ONLY" Sign

Lot:
82
Sold for:
$861$700

Painted "EMPLOYEES ONLY" Sign, America, late 19th century, yellow block lettering on a black ground, ht. 7 1/2 x 24 3/4 in. Provenance: A Cornwall, Connecticut, Collector. More ...

Carved Architectural Over-door Fan

Carved Architectural Over-door Fan

Lot:
83
Sold for:
$923$750

Carved Architectural Over-door Fan, America, early to mid-19th century, lg. 67 in. Provenance: A Cornwall, Connecticut, Collector. More ...

Gray-painted Louvered Fanlight

Gray-painted Louvered Fanlight

Lot:
84
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

Gray-painted Louvered Fanlight, America, early to mid-19th century, old weathered paint, lg. 71 1/2 in. Provenance: A Cornwall, Connecticut, Collector. More ...

Painted "Dr. P.A. SHERMAN, DENTIST." Sign

Painted "Dr. P.A. SHERMAN, DENTIST." Sign

Lot:
85
Sold for:
$215$175

Painted "Dr. P.A. SHERMAN, DENTIST." Sign, signed J.G. Drake, late 19th century, shaped sign with elliptic ends, cut corners and chamfered edges, lettered in black on a smalt ground, lg. 45 1/4 More ...

Painted "NOAH CRESEY." Sign

Painted "NOAH CRESEY." Sign

Lot:
86
Sold for:
$308$250

Painted "NOAH CRESEY." Sign, America, late 19th century, gilt lettering on a black ground with molded edge, lg. 79 3/4 in. Provenance: A Cornwall, Connecticut, Collector. More ...

Painted "MILLINER.&.DRESS-MAKER" Trade Sign

Painted "MILLINER.&.DRESS-MAKER" Trade Sign

Lot:
87
Sold for:
$2,460$2,000

Painted "MILLINER.&.DRESS-MAKER" Trade Sign, America, 19th century, lettered in black on a white ground, lg. 85 1/2 in. Provenance: A Cornwall, Connecticut, Collector. More ...

Polychrome Decorated Parcheesi Board

Polychrome Decorated Parcheesi Board

Lot:
88
Sold for:
$984$800

Polychrome Decorated Parcheesi Board, America, late 19th century, board with breadboard ends and playing surface with brown and yellow border surrounding a gray ground painted with red, green, blue, More ...

Paint-decorated Checkerboard

Paint-decorated Checkerboard

Lot:
89
Sold for:
$677$550

Paint-decorated Checkerboard, America, late 19th century, black squares and yellow bordering on a light red-painted ground, (minor wear), ht. 14, wd. 14 in. Provenance: A Cornwall, Connecticut, More ...

Small Green- and Yellow-painted Checkerboard

Small Green- and Yellow-painted Checkerboard

Lot:
90
Sold for:
$800$650

Small Green- and Yellow-painted Checkerboard, America, 1844, with incised lines delineating the squares in addition to the paint, applied edge, dated "1844" in stencil on the reverse, ht. 10 1/2, More ...