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Auction 3158T

October 25, 2018 12:00PM
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November 4, 2018 5:00PM

10-25-2018 11-04-2018

63 Park Plaza, Boston

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Five-gallon Cobalt-decorated Double-handled Stoneware Jug

Five-gallon Cobalt-decorated Double-handled Stoneware Jug

Lot:
1600
Unsold
 

Five-gallon Cobalt-decorated Double-handled Stoneware Jug, Charles L. Williams, New Geneva, Pennsylvania, late 19th century, tall ovoid form with straight neck, applied strap handles, the front More ...

Red-stained Shaker Apple Pealer

Red-stained Shaker Apple Pealer

Lot:
1601
Sold for:
$615$500

Red-stained Shaker Apple Pealer, America, 19th century, the turned blade support and crank on a square maple block with turned and threaded wood clamping mechanism, ht. 16 in. More ...

Red-stained Candle Drying Rack

Red-stained Candle Drying Rack

Lot:
1602
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Red-stained Candle Drying Rack, America, 19th century, the four arms of the "X" rack with five holes, bentwood pivot and chamfered stand and wood block base, possibly Shaker, ht. 25 1/2, wd. 41, dp. More ...

Small Dome-top Wallpaper Box

Small Dome-top Wallpaper Box

Lot:
1603
Sold for:
$172$140

Small Dome-top Wallpaper Box, America, 19th century, the exterior with red, white, and orange floral print wallpaper, ht. 3, wd. 4 1/2, dp. 3 1/2 in. More ...

Cast Iron Cat Scratch Doorstop

Cast Iron Cat Scratch Doorstop

Lot:
1604
Sold for:
$861$700

Cast Iron Cat Scratch Doorstop, Judd & Company, early 20th century, the girl in a pink dress looking at a scratch on her arm with a standing cat below, rectangular base, the front marked "Q More ...

Four Small Blown Flasks

Four Small Blown Flasks

Lot:
1605
Sold for:
$2,091$1,700

Four Small Blown Flasks, 19th century, two plain flasks, a ribbed flask and a flask with molded exterior, ht. to 5 1/2 in. More ...

Six Nailsea Table Items and a Glass Ball

Six Nailsea Table Items and a Glass Ball

Lot:
1606
Sold for:
$861$700

Six Nailsea Table Items and a Glass Ball, England, 19th century, three flasks, two bottles, a pitcher, and a ball, ht. to 9 1/4 in. More ...

Olive Green Zanesville Flask

Olive Green Zanesville Flask

Lot:
1607
Sold for:
$4,920$4,000

Olive Green Zanesville Flask, 19th century, with swirl decoration and rolled lip, ht. 8 3/4 in. More ...

Amber Zanesville Flask

Amber Zanesville Flask

Lot:
1608
Sold for:
$523$425

Amber Zanesville Flask, 19th century, with swirl decoration and rolled lip, ht. 7 1/2 in. Provenance: Skinner, Sale 1346, Lot 619. More ...

Five Blown 18th Century Bottles

Five Blown 18th Century Bottles

Lot:
1609
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

Five Blown 18th Century Bottles, England and France, four wine bottles and a gin bottle, ht. to 9 3/4 in. More ...

Lignum Vitae Funnel and a Small Burl and Bone Scoop

Lignum Vitae Funnel and a Small Burl and Bone Scoop

Lot:
1610
Sold for:
$185$150

Lignum Vitae Funnel and a Small Burl and Bone Scoop, 19th century, the scoop with a laminated incised bone handle, funnel dia. 4, scoop lg. 5 1/4 in. More ...

Philbrook & Tucker Figural Suffolk Bitters Bottle

Philbrook & Tucker Figural Suffolk Bitters Bottle

Lot:
1611
Sold for:
$523$425

Philbrook & Tucker Figural Suffolk Bitters Bottle, Boston, Massachusetts, c. 1860-80, the amber pig-form bottle with raised lettering and molded rim, lg. 10 in. More ...

Carved Coconut

Carved Coconut

Lot:
1612
Sold for:
$135$110

Carved Coconut, 19th century, the shell carved with floral imagery and decanter, pitcher, and barrel, dia. 3 3/4 in. More ...

Blue and White Opium Bottle

Blue and White Opium Bottle

Lot:
1613
Unsold
 

Blue and White Opium Bottle, China, 19th/20th century, flattened ovoid form with a raised oval foot, decorated with mythological scenes, four-character Qianlong mark on base, ht. 3 3/4 in. More ...

Baby in Crib Squeak Toy

Baby in Crib Squeak Toy

Lot:
1614
Sold for:
$400$325

Baby in Crib Squeak Toy, 19th century, the baby in a yellow crib with red swag decoration, beneath a floral sunburst print fabric covering, ht. 2 1/4, wd. 2 1/4, dp. 4 1/4 in. More ...

Two Framed George Washington Pieces

Two Framed George Washington Pieces

Lot:
1615
Sold for:
$185$150

Two Framed George Washington Pieces, America, mid-19th century, a small round oak frame with print depicting Mount Vernon, Washington's tomb, and a bust of Washington, the back noting that the frame More ...

Wood Carving of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt "The Man for the Hour,"

Wood Carving of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt "The Man for the Hour,"

Lot:
1616
Unsold
 

Wood Carving of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt "The Man for the Hour," America, c. 1942, showing the President seated behind his desk as he appears in a 1942 Life magazine cover photo, a More ...

Needlework Picture of President John F. Kennedy

Needlework Picture of President John F. Kennedy

Lot:
1617
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Needlework Picture of President John F. Kennedy, signed "Varma," c. 1963, meticulously detailed needlework bearing a strong resemblance to the official portrait of President Kennedy taken by Fabian More ...

Carved and Painted Figure of Elizabeth Taylor

Carved and Painted Figure of Elizabeth Taylor

Lot:
1618
Sold for:
$172$140

Carved and Painted Figure of Elizabeth Taylor, signed "Ed Rowland," dated "Jan 1951," carved after a 1948 Life magazine photograph of a sixteen-year-old Ms. Taylor by photographer Philippe Halsman, More ...

Arrangement of Thirty-three German Figurines under a Glass Dome

Arrangement of Thirty-three German Figurines under a Glass Dome

Lot:
1619
Unsold
 

Arrangement of Thirty-three German Figurines under a Glass Dome, figurines early 20th century, modern mounting, the figures arranged in four tiers on a mount designed as four crosses, sits on a More ...

Carved Wood Bust

Carved Wood Bust

Lot:
1620
Sold for:
$554$450

Carved Wood Bust, possibly Maine, c. 1900, lettered "H.P. Boisvert," on turned base and square plinth, ht. 17 1/2 in. More ...

Silver Stuffing Spoon with John Jay History

Silver Stuffing Spoon with John Jay History

Lot:
1621
Sold for:
$615$500

Silver Stuffing Spoon with John Jay History, Thomas Dicks, London, c. 1807, the spoon with plain handle engraved "1774/JOHN JAY/&/SARAH JAY/1809," with English marks on the back, lg. 12 in., approx. More ...

Five Coin Silver Table Items

Five Coin Silver Table Items

Lot:
1622
Sold for:
$277$225

Five Coin Silver Table Items, America, 18th/19th century, three tablespoons marked "IB" in a sunken cartouche, a ladle marked "R. Beauvais, St. Louis," and a ladle marked "Rockweld," lg. to 13 in., More ...

Coin Silver Presentation Jug

Coin Silver Presentation Jug

Lot:
1623
Sold for:
$234$190

Coin Silver Presentation Jug, Tifft & Whiting, North Attleboro, Massachusetts, c. 1850, with engine-turned decoration, beaded rim and foot, floral scroll handle, and engraved "Presented to/Charles More ...

Silver-mounted Mahogany Veneer Knife Box

Silver-mounted Mahogany Veneer Knife Box

Lot:
1624
Sold for:
$308$250

Silver-mounted Mahogany Veneer Knife Box, England, early 19th century, the exterior with string inlaid edges and silver escutcheon, opening to a compartment for knives, forks, and spoons, on bracket More ...

Mahogany Veneer and Inlaid Cutlery Box

Mahogany Veneer and Inlaid Cutlery Box

Lot:
1625
Sold for:
$246$200

Mahogany Veneer and Inlaid Cutlery Box, England, early 19th century, the case with shaped front and string border, lid with shell inlay opening to a compartment for knives, forks, and spoons, ht. 14 More ...

Mahogany Tilt-top Tea Table

Mahogany Tilt-top Tea Table

Lot:
1626
Sold for:
$492$400

Mahogany Tilt-top Tea Table, possibly Rhode Island, late 18th century, with "plum pudding" mahogany top on an urn-turned post and tripod cabriole leg base ending in pad feet, old dark surface, ht. More ...

Parian Bust of Harriet Beecher Stowe

Parian Bust of Harriet Beecher Stowe

Lot:
1628
Sold for:
$1,107$900

Parian Bust of Harriet Beecher Stowe, 19th century, the bust mounted on top of two books, one titled "---TOM'S CABIN," ht. 14 1/2 in. More ...

Sixth-plate Cased Ambrotype of a Man Against a Nautical Backdrop

Sixth-plate Cased Ambrotype of a Man Against a Nautical Backdrop

Lot:
1629
Unsold
 

Sixth-plate Cased Ambrotype of a Man Against a Nautical Backdrop, America, 19th century, in a pressed pasteboard case. More ...

Sixteen Pewter Quart and Pint Tavern Mugs

Sixteen Pewter Quart and Pint Tavern Mugs

Lot:
1630
Sold for:
$461$375

Sixteen Pewter Quart and Pint Tavern Mugs, England, 19th century, the tapering side mugs with molded bases engraved "King Arms/Brislington," ht. to 5 3/4 in. More ...