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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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Swing-arm Nantucket Basket

Swing-arm Nantucket Basket

Lot:
1631
Sold for:
$246$200

Swing-arm Nantucket Basket, possibly Ferdinand Sylvaro, Nantucket, Massachusetts, early to mid-20th century, the bottom with partial paper label reading "---Orange St/Nantucket/Mass," ht. 4, dia. 9 More ...

Cast Bronze "SEWARD LANCASTER 1814" Bell

Cast Bronze "SEWARD LANCASTER 1814" Bell

Lot:
1632
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

Cast Bronze "SEWARD LANCASTER 1814" Bell, 19th century, with raised lettering and date, (lacks clapper), ht. 13 in. More ...

Federal Gilt and Eglomise Mirror

Federal Gilt and Eglomise Mirror

Lot:
1633
Unsold
 

Federal Gilt and Eglomise Mirror, Cermanati and Monfrino, Boston, 1806-07, the cornice above a ropetwist-decorated frieze and tablet with an urn of flowers, ht. 25 3/4 in. More ...

Polychrome Double-sided Parcheesi/Checkers Game Board

Polychrome Double-sided Parcheesi/Checkers Game Board

Lot:
1634
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

Polychrome Double-sided Parcheesi/Checkers Game Board, late 19th century, the Parcheesi board with incised lines and red, pink, blue, and green playing surface, the checkerboard with dark blue and More ...

Painted Odd Fellows Budding Staff and Four Spears

Painted Odd Fellows Budding Staff and Four Spears

Lot:
1635
Unsold
 

Painted Odd Fellows Budding Staff and Four Spears, America, 19th century, the red staff with carved and painted rosettes and gold bud top, one white and three black spears with gold-painted tips, More ...

Beaded Tape-loomed Necklace

Beaded Tape-loomed Necklace

Lot:
1636
Sold for:
$431$350

Beaded Tape-loomed Necklace, Ohio, dated 1835, incorporating black beads bordered by light blue beads, pictorial and geometric designs in white, and inscription "OHIO MAY THE II 1835 WTYSR," lg. 53 More ...

Beaded Purse

Beaded Purse

Lot:
1637
Sold for:
$338$275

Beaded Purse, dated 1920, incorporating beads in many colors, one side showing a woman in profile wearing Art Deco-period clothes, the other side with two birds and the date, all bordered by striped More ...

Walnut Veneer and Gilt Scroll-frame Mirror

Walnut Veneer and Gilt Scroll-frame Mirror

Lot:
1638
Unsold
 

Walnut Veneer and Gilt Scroll-frame Mirror, late 18th century, pierced crest above a mirror glass with gilt liner, old surface, ht. 35 in. More ...

Large Export Porcelain Rose Medallion Bowl and Vase

Large Export Porcelain Rose Medallion Bowl and Vase

Lot:
1639
Sold for:
$461$375

Large Export Porcelain Rose Medallion Bowl and Vase, China, early 19th century, the bowl with wide rim, the vase with tall neck, bowl dia. 19 1/8, vase ht. 15 3/4 in. More ...

Two Sixth-plate Sporting Tintype Photographs

Two Sixth-plate Sporting Tintype Photographs

Lot:
1640
Sold for:
$338$275

Two Sixth-plate Sporting Tintype Photographs, 19th century, an image of a baseball player with white shirt and light blue trousers, and an image of a man on a bicycle. More ...

Large Needlework Picture with Train Crossing a Bridge

Large Needlework Picture with Train Crossing a Bridge

Lot:
1641
Unsold
 

Large Needlework Picture with Train Crossing a Bridge, late 19th century, the locomotive on an iron bridge topped with American flags, above three steam- and sail-powered vessels below, surrounded More ...

Bent Baleen and Wood Inlaid Ditty Box

Bent Baleen and Wood Inlaid Ditty Box

Lot:
1642
Sold for:
$1,107$900

Bent Baleen and Wood Inlaid Ditty Box, America, mid-19th century, the pine top inlaid in baleen with a central star and sawtooth border, with shaped lap-seamed baleen top edge and box sides, (minor More ...

Early Brass Candlestick

Early Brass Candlestick

Lot:
1643
Sold for:
$677$550

Early Brass Candlestick, late 17th/early 18th century, straight socket on a stem with a broad disk knop on a wide round base, ht. 7 3/8 in. More ...

Early Brass Candlestick

Early Brass Candlestick

Lot:
1644
Sold for:
$584$475

Early Brass Candlestick, late 17th/early 18th century, the socket with turned rim on a tall plain stem and broad round base, ht. 8 1/4 in. More ...

Carved Oak "MH 1692" Tabletop Box

Carved Oak "MH 1692" Tabletop Box

Lot:
1645
Sold for:
$1,599$1,300

Carved Oak "MH 1692" Tabletop Box, possibly America, late 17th century, ht. 12 1/2, wd. 28, dp. 17 1/2 in. Note: For a similar example dated 1690 see George C. Neumann, Early American Country More ...

Pierced Tin Foot Warmer and Small Brass Magnifying Glass

Pierced Tin Foot Warmer and Small Brass Magnifying Glass

Lot:
1646
Sold for:
$62$50

Pierced Tin Foot Warmer and Small Brass Magnifying Glass, early 19th century, pierced tin body with burner pan within a wooden frame, the small brass case magnifying glass with fold-out lens, ht. 5 More ...

Yellow-painted and Gilded Molded Sheet Copper Blackhawk Horse Weathervane

Yellow-painted and Gilded Molded Sheet Copper Blackhawk Horse Weathervane

Lot:
1647
Sold for:
$1,599$1,300

Yellow-painted and Gilded Molded Sheet Copper Blackhawk Horse Weathervane, New England, late 19th century, flattened full-body form with pressed mane, with custom stand, lg. 23 in. More ...

Tin and Wrought Iron Running Horse Weathervane

Tin and Wrought Iron Running Horse Weathervane

Lot:
1648
Sold for:
$492$400

Tin and Wrought Iron Running Horse Weathervane, dated 1906, overall lg. 32 in. More ...

Pair of Brass and Iron Belted Ball and Spire Andirons and Tools

Pair of Brass and Iron Belted Ball and Spire Andirons and Tools

Lot:
1649
Unsold
 

Pair of Brass and Iron Belted Ball and Spire Andirons and Tools, New York, early 19th century, with spurred cabriole legs and matching log stops, tongs and shovel, ht. 24 in. More ...

Pair of Brass and Iron Double Lemon-top Andirons and Tools

Pair of Brass and Iron Double Lemon-top Andirons and Tools

Lot:
1650
Unsold
 

Pair of Brass and Iron Double Lemon-top Andirons and Tools, New York, early 19th century, on spurred cabriole legs, with shovel and tongs, ht. 20 in. More ...

Brass and Iron Wirework Firescreen

Brass and Iron Wirework Firescreen

Lot:
1651
Unsold
 

Brass and Iron Wirework Firescreen, America, early 19th century, ht. 22, wd. 38 in. More ...

Tall Iron Mesh and Brass Fender with Wirework Scrolls

Tall Iron Mesh and Brass Fender with Wirework Scrolls

Lot:
1652
Unsold
 

Tall Iron Mesh and Brass Fender with Wirework Scrolls, early 19th century, ht. 27, wd. 48 in. More ...

Brass and Iron Wirework Fire Fender

Brass and Iron Wirework Fire Fender

Lot:
1653
Sold for:
$615$500

Brass and Iron Wirework Fire Fender, America, early 19th century, with Gothic arch wirework and three turned brass finials. More ...

Hand-sewn "Princess Feather" Quilt

Hand-sewn "Princess Feather" Quilt

Lot:
1654
Sold for:
$308$250

Hand-sewn "Princess Feather" Quilt, America, late 19th century, four applique red and green "feather" pinwheels extending outward from a central star against a white quilted background, lg. 84, wd. More ...

Green-painted Ladder-back Armchair

Green-painted Ladder-back Armchair

Lot:
1655
Sold for:
$308$250

Green-painted Ladder-back Armchair, America, late, 18th century, urn finials, turned stiles and stretchers, rush seat, arms added during period of use, old green paint, ht. 45 1/2, seat ht. 18 More ...

Four Iron Whaling Harpoon Heads

Four Iron Whaling Harpoon Heads

Lot:
1656
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

Four Iron Whaling Harpoon Heads, 19th century, three with spear points, one with arrow point, lg. to 59 in. More ...

Eight Whaling Harpoon Heads

Eight Whaling Harpoon Heads

Lot:
1657
Sold for:
$1,845$1,500

Eight Whaling Harpoon Heads, late 19th century, seven toggle heads and a small spearhead, spearhead lg. 10 1/2, toggle head lg. to 42 in. More ...

Seven Maritime Tools

Seven Maritime Tools

Lot:
1658
Sold for:
$277$225

Seven Maritime Tools, 19th century, including a branding stamp reading "TOPPAN," two fids, a marked chopper, a parallel rule, a "grapnel hook" array, and another pointed wood-handled tool, lg. to 18 More ...

Whale Fleshing Tool

Whale Fleshing Tool

Lot:
1659
Sold for:
$185$150

Whale Fleshing Tool, America, late 19th/early 20th century, the blade marked "MACY," lg. 104 3/4 in. More ...

Carved "COSTA RICA" Ship Nameboard

Carved "COSTA RICA" Ship Nameboard

Lot:
1660
Sold for:
$1,107$900

Carved "COSTA RICA" Ship Nameboard, late 19th/early 20th century, long rectangular board with shaped ends, deeply carved letters, and carved Victorian flourishes, lg. 84 1/2 in. More ...