Skinner

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Auction 2365

June 3, 2007 11:00AM

06-03-2007 06-03-2007

63 Park Plaza, Boston

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Lots

Three Labeled Hannah Davis Wallpaper Covered Wooden Bandboxes

Three Labeled Hannah Davis Wallpaper Covered Wooden Bandboxes

Lot:
89
Sold for:
$3,173$2,700

Three Labeled Hannah Davis Wallpaper Covered Wooden Bandboxes, Jaffrey, New Hampshire, c. 1840, with floral patterns in yellow, blue, and brown, (wear), ht. 5, 6 1/4, 9 1/4, dia. 10 1/8, 10 1/4, 12 More ...

Molded Sheet Zinc Bird on Stand

Molded Sheet Zinc Bird on Stand

Lot:
90
Sold for:
$1,293$1,100

Molded Sheet Zinc Bird on Stand, America, c. 1930, ht. 18 3/4 in. More ...

Two Blue Wallpaper Covered Bandboxes

Two Blue Wallpaper Covered Bandboxes

Lot:
91
Sold for:
$1,998$1,700

Two Blue Wallpaper Covered Bandboxes, America, one showing the c. 1833 "Deaf and Dumb Asylum" in New York City, and a hunting party scene on the cover, the other with floral wreaths and swags, More ...

Painted Pine Chest over Drawer

Painted Pine Chest over Drawer

Lot:
93
Sold for:
$1,410$1,200

Painted Pine Chest over Drawer, New England, early 19th century, brass pulls appear to be original, old surface of blue-gray paint over earlier orange, (paint wear), ht. 34, wd. 44, dp. 18 1/2 in. More ...

Molded Sheet Copper Cow Weather Vane

Molded Sheet Copper Cow Weather Vane

Lot:
94
Sold for:
$1,528$1,300

Molded Sheet Copper Cow Weather Vane, possibly L.W. Cushing & Sons, Waltham, Massachusetts, late 19th century, flattened full-body figure, mounted on a copper rod, verdigris surface, no stand, More ...

White Painted Wooden Fish Weather Vane

White Painted Wooden Fish Weather Vane

Lot:
95
Sold for:
$823$700

White Painted Wooden Fish Weather Vane, America, early to mid-19th century, with applied sheet copper fins, no stand, (weathered surface), ht. 7, lg. 22 3/4 in. More ...

Cast and Sheet Iron Rooster Weathervane

Cast and Sheet Iron Rooster Weathervane

Lot:
96
Sold for:
$16,450$14,000

Cast and Sheet Iron Rooster Weathervane, attributed to Rochester Iron Works, Rochester, New Hampshire, c. 1880, the flattened full-body figure cast in two sections and joined together with pierced More ...

Wallpaper Covered Band Box

Wallpaper Covered Band Box

Lot:
97
Sold for:
$382$325

Wallpaper Covered Band Box, America, c. 1830, the top decorated with a view of New York City Hall, the sides with buildings and trees, in red, green, and white varnishes on a yellow ground, (fading, More ...

Blue-gray Painted Bucket Bench

Blue-gray Painted Bucket Bench

Lot:
98
Sold for:
$588$500

Blue-gray Painted Bucket Bench, New England, late 18th/early 19th century, with mortise-and-tenon construction, (paint wear), ht. 19, wd. 78 3/4, dp. 10 1/2 in. More ...

Paint-decorated Tinware Trunk

Paint-decorated Tinware Trunk

Lot:
99
Sold for:
$4,406$3,750

Paint-decorated Tinware Trunk, possibly East Douglas, Massachusetts, early 19th century, dome-top trunk with hinged lid with wire handle, white band on front with floral and foliate decoration on a More ...

Attributed to Ammi Phillips (Kent, Litchfield County, Connecticut area, 1788-1865)    Portrait of Augusta Maria Foster, c. 1836.

Attributed to Ammi Phillips (Kent, Litchfield County, Connecticut area, 1788-1865) Portrait of Augusta Maria Foster, c. 1836.

Lot:
100
Sold for:
$314,000$280,000

Attributed to Ammi Phillips (Kent, Litchfield County, Connecticut area, 1788-1865) Portrait of Augusta Maria Foster, c. 1836. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 33 1/2 in. x 27 3/4 in., sight, framed. More ...

Queen Anne Walnut Carved Scroll-top High Chest of Drawers

Queen Anne Walnut Carved Scroll-top High Chest of Drawers

Lot:
101
Sold for:
$28,200$24,000

Queen Anne Walnut Carved Scroll-top High Chest of Drawers, probably North Shore, Massachusetts, c. 1740-60, replaced brasses, refinished, (minor imperfections), ht. 82 1/2, wd. 40, dp. 21 in. More ...

Walnut and Gilt Gesso Carved Mirror

Walnut and Gilt Gesso Carved Mirror

Lot:
102
Unsold
 

Walnut and Gilt Gesso Carved Mirror, probably England, late 18th century, (imperfections), ht. 48, wd. 22 3/4 in. Literature: The Mirror Book, Herbert S. Schiffer, Schiffer Publishing, Ltd., 1983, More ...

Raffael Corsini (Turkish, active Smyrna, 1830-1880)    Barque Juniata, Capt., Joseph Cheever Entering Smyrna April 22th 1852.

Raffael Corsini (Turkish, active Smyrna, 1830-1880) Barque Juniata, Capt., Joseph Cheever Entering Smyrna April 22th 1852.

Lot:
103
Sold for:
$27,025$23,000

Raffael Corsini (Turkish, active Smyrna, 1830-1880) Barque Juniata, Capt., Joseph Cheever Entering Smyrna April 22th 1852. Signed l.r., titled below. Gouache on paper, 17 x 23 1/2 in., in original More ...

Raffael Corsini (Turkish, active Smyrna, 1830-1880)    Barque Juniata, Capt., Joseph Cheever, at Smyrna Bay 1852.

Raffael Corsini (Turkish, active Smyrna, 1830-1880) Barque Juniata, Capt., Joseph Cheever, at Smyrna Bay 1852.

Lot:
104
Sold for:
$11,750$10,000

Raffael Corsini (Turkish, active Smyrna, 1830-1880) Barque Juniata, Capt., Joseph Cheever, at Smyrna Bay 1852. Signed l.r., titled below. Gouache on paper, 17 x 23 3/4 in., in original walnut More ...

American School, 18th Century    Christopher Babbidge Commodore of the 'Fly' Salem 1782

American School, 18th Century Christopher Babbidge Commodore of the 'Fly' Salem 1782

Lot:
105
Sold for:
$3,525$3,000

American School, 18th Century Christopher Babbidge Commodore of the 'Fly' Salem 1782. Unsigned, titled below. Watercolor on paper, 10 x 8 in., in a period molded giltwood frame. Condition: More ...

Polychrome Painted Pine Bunker Hill Monument Panel

Polychrome Painted Pine Bunker Hill Monument Panel

Lot:
106
Sold for:
$4,700$4,000

Polychrome Painted Pine Bunker Hill Monument Panel, America, last half 19th century, ht. 30, wd. 31 3/4 in. Note: The panel commemorates the Battle of Bunker Hill, the first major conflict between More ...

William Matthew Prior (American, 1806-1873)    "The House that Jack Built", Manor by the Sea.

William Matthew Prior (American, 1806-1873) "The House that Jack Built", Manor by the Sea.

Lot:
107
Sold for:
$24,675$21,000

William Matthew Prior (American, 1806-1873) "The House that Jack Built", Manor by the Sea. Signed and dated "W.M. Prior 1851" on the stretcher, and inscribed "The House that Jack Built" on the More ...

Mochaware Pint Mug with Blue "Seaweed" Decoration

Mochaware Pint Mug with Blue "Seaweed" Decoration

Lot:
108
Sold for:
$1,410$1,200

Mochaware Pint Mug with Blue "Seaweed" Decoration, Britain, early 19th century, (repaired base), ht. 5 in. More ...

Mochaware London-shaped Bowl with Cat's-eye Decoration

Mochaware London-shaped Bowl with Cat's-eye Decoration

Lot:
109
Sold for:
$940$800

Mochaware London-shaped Bowl with Cat's-eye Decoration, Britain, early 19th century, (minor rim nick, rim repair), ht. 3 1/4, dia. 6 5/8 in. More ...

Slip-Marbled Earthenware Platter

Slip-Marbled Earthenware Platter

Lot:
110
Sold for:
$823$700

Slip-Marbled Earthenware Platter, Britain, 19th century, dia. 11 1/2 x 8 1/4 in. More ...

Mochaware Pint Mug with "Seaweed" Decoration

Mochaware Pint Mug with "Seaweed" Decoration

Lot:
111
Sold for:
$2,350$2,000

Mochaware Pint Mug with "Seaweed" Decoration, Britain, early 19th century, (very minor base hairlines), ht. 4 5/8 in. More ...

Mochaware Covered Mustard Pot

Mochaware Covered Mustard Pot

Lot:
112
Sold for:
$558$475

Mochaware Covered Mustard Pot, Britain, early 19th century, (rim chip, repair), ht. 3 1/4 in. More ...

Mochaware Mug and Pewter Mounted Syrup Jug

Mochaware Mug and Pewter Mounted Syrup Jug

Lot:
113
Sold for:
$940$800

Mochaware Mug and Pewter Mounted Syrup Jug, Britain, early 19th century, (minor hairlines), ht. 2 3/8, 5 1/8 in. More ...

Mochaware Creamer with Swag Decoration

Mochaware Creamer with Swag Decoration

Lot:
114
Sold for:
$2,938$2,500

Mochaware Creamer with Swag Decoration, Britain, late 18th/early 19th century, baluster-form with brown and white slip marble field with raised floral swag decoration, (minor rim nick), ht. 3 1/8 More ...

Mochaware Mug

Mochaware Mug

Lot:
115
Sold for:
$999$850

Mochaware Mug, Britain, early 19th century, (minor rim chip), ht. 3 3/8 in. More ...

Mochaware Footed Master Salt with Cat's-eye Decoration

Mochaware Footed Master Salt with Cat's-eye Decoration

Lot:
116
Sold for:
$764$650

Mochaware Footed Master Salt with Cat's-eye Decoration, Britain, early 19th century, ht. 2 1/8 in. More ...

Small Mochaware London-shaped Bowl with Earthworm Decoration

Small Mochaware London-shaped Bowl with Earthworm Decoration

Lot:
117
Sold for:
$823$700

Small Mochaware London-shaped Bowl with Earthworm Decoration, Britain, early 19th century, (minor rim hairline), ht. 2 5/8, dia. 4 1/2 in. More ...

Small Mochaware London-shaped Bowl

Small Mochaware London-shaped Bowl

Lot:
118
Sold for:
$558$475

Small Mochaware London-shaped Bowl, Britain, early 19th century, (minor rim hairline), ht. 2 3/4, dia. 5 5/8 in. More ...

Mochaware Pint Mug

Mochaware Pint Mug

Lot:
119
Sold for:
$4,700$4,000

Mochaware Pint Mug, Britain, early 19th century, ht. 4 5/8 in. Provenance: Jerome Blum. More ...