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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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George Hartwell (Massachusetts, 1815-1901)      Portrait of a Lady Wearing a Red-brown Dress

George Hartwell (Massachusetts, 1815-1901) Portrait of a Lady Wearing a Red-brown Dress

Lot:
90
Sold for:
$4,797$3,900

George Hartwell (Massachusetts, 1815-1901) Portrait of a Lady Wearing a Red-brown Dress Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 27 1/2 x 22 1/4 in., in a mahogany veneer frame. Condition: Tacking edge More ...

George Hartwell (Massachusetts, 1815-1901)      Portrait of a Sea Captain, Reportedly Rufus S. Fales, Esq. (1812-1858)

George Hartwell (Massachusetts, 1815-1901) Portrait of a Sea Captain, Reportedly Rufus S. Fales, Esq. (1812-1858)

Lot:
91
Sold for:
$15,375$12,500

George Hartwell (Massachusetts, 1815-1901) Portrait of a Sea Captain, Reportedly Rufus S. Fales, Esq. (1812-1858) Unsigned, subject identified on a handwritten label affixed to the reverse. Oil More ...

Sturtevant Hamblen (Maine/Massachusetts, act. 1837-1856)      Portrait of a Boy in a Red-painted Rocking Chair

Sturtevant Hamblen (Maine/Massachusetts, act. 1837-1856) Portrait of a Boy in a Red-painted Rocking Chair

Lot:
92
Sold for:
$3,998$3,250

Sturtevant Hamblen (Maine/Massachusetts, act. 1837-1856) Portrait of a Boy in a Red-painted Rocking Chair Unsigned. Oil on canvas, the boy in a black jacket and gray slacks, holding a book, 34 More ...

William Matthew Prior (Massachusetts/Maine, 1806-1873)      Portrait of a Woman, Probably Lydia Ann or Mercy Phillips

William Matthew Prior (Massachusetts/Maine, 1806-1873) Portrait of a Woman, Probably Lydia Ann or Mercy Phillips

Lot:
93
Sold for:
$4,305$3,500

William Matthew Prior (Massachusetts/Maine, 1806-1873) Portrait of a Woman, Probably Lydia Ann or Mercy Phillips Unsigned, inscribed on the reverse and on the backing cardboard. Oil on board, More ...

William Matthew Prior (Massachusetts/Maine, 1806-1873)      Portrait of a Gentleman

William Matthew Prior (Massachusetts/Maine, 1806-1873) Portrait of a Gentleman

Lot:
94
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

William Matthew Prior (Massachusetts/Maine, 1806-1873) Portrait of a Gentleman Unsigned. Oil on board, the man wearing a brown waistcoat, and with green drapery behind him, 13 1/2 x 9 1/2 in., More ...

William Matthew Prior (Massachusetts/Maine, 1806-1873)      Portrait of Doctor Silas Tompkins, New Bedford, Massachusetts

William Matthew Prior (Massachusetts/Maine, 1806-1873) Portrait of Doctor Silas Tompkins, New Bedford, Massachusetts

Lot:
95
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

William Matthew Prior (Massachusetts/Maine, 1806-1873) Portrait of Doctor Silas Tompkins, New Bedford, Massachusetts Inscribed "Doct S. Tompkins/Painted by Wm. M. Prior March 28 18[-]2" on the More ...

William Matthew Prior (Massachusetts/Maine, 1806-1873)      Portrait of a Gentleman

William Matthew Prior (Massachusetts/Maine, 1806-1873) Portrait of a Gentleman

Lot:
96
Unsold
 

William Matthew Prior (Massachusetts/Maine, 1806-1873) Portrait of a Gentleman Unsigned. Oil on board, the man with thick brown hair and sideburns, 13 1/2 x 9 1/2 in., in a mahogany veneer More ...

William Matthew Prior (Massachusetts/Maine, 1806-1873)      Portrait of a Woman in Black

William Matthew Prior (Massachusetts/Maine, 1806-1873) Portrait of a Woman in Black

Lot:
97
Sold for:
$1,845$1,500

William Matthew Prior (Massachusetts/Maine, 1806-1873) Portrait of a Woman in Black Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 14 1/4 x 10 1/4 in., in a grain-painted frame. Condition: Evidence of old More ...

Red-painted Hanging Cupboard

Red-painted Hanging Cupboard

Lot:
98
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

Red-painted Hanging Cupboard, America, 19th century, square-cut nail construction with arched hanging bracket and molded front, the door with turned knob, opening to two shelves, the inside of the More ...

Red-painted Picture Mirror

Red-painted Picture Mirror

Lot:
99
Sold for:
$185$150

Red-painted Picture Mirror, New England, early 19th century, above a reeded frame enclosing a tablet showing a house flanked by a fence and trees, and mirror glass below, ht. 20, wd. 11 in. More ...

Sack-back Windsor Armchair

Sack-back Windsor Armchair

Lot:
100
Sold for:
$1,599$1,300

Sack-back Windsor Armchair, possibly New London County, c. 1792-1802, with boldly carved knuckle handholds, swelled spindles, carved saddle seat, and vase and ring turnings, old refinish, ht. 33 More ...

Sack-back Windsor Armchair

Sack-back Windsor Armchair

Lot:
101
Sold for:
$984$800

Sack-back Windsor Armchair, New England, late 18th century, with vase and ring turnings, shaped saddle seat, old black paint with yellow striping, ht. 38 3/4, seat ht. 17 1/2 in. More ...

Green-painted Sack-back Windsor Chair

Green-painted Sack-back Windsor Chair

Lot:
102
Sold for:
$2,337$1,900

Green-painted Sack-back Windsor Chair, New England, late 18th century, with vase and ring turnings and shaped saddle seat, old surface with yellow pinstriping, (imperfections), ht. 38 1/2, seat ht. More ...

Black-painted Sack-back Windsor Armchair

Black-painted Sack-back Windsor Armchair

Lot:
103
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

Black-painted Sack-back Windsor Armchair, New England, late 18th century, with shaped hand holds, vase and ring turnings, and saddle seat, old black paint over earlier red paint, (minor More ...

Painted Braced Continuous Arm Windsor Armchair

Painted Braced Continuous Arm Windsor Armchair

Lot:
104
Sold for:
$5,535$4,500

Painted Braced Continuous Arm Windsor Armchair, New York City, 1780-95, with bold vase and ring turning, and carved saddle seat, old surface of black paint over earlier gray, ht. 36 1/2, seat ht. 17 More ...

Black-painted Sack-back Windsor Armchair

Black-painted Sack-back Windsor Armchair

Lot:
105
Sold for:
$984$800

Black-painted Sack-back Windsor Armchair, New England, late 18th century, with carved knuckle handholds, shaped saddle seat and vase and ring turnings, old surface, ht. 37 1/2, seat ht. 17 in. More ...

Painted Candlestand

Painted Candlestand

Lot:
106
Sold for:
$461$375

Painted Candlestand, New England, early 19th century, the square tray top with applied edge on a turned swelled post and rectangular platform and four bamboo-turned splayed legs, old brown paint More ...

Green-painted Roundabout Chair

Green-painted Roundabout Chair

Lot:
107
Sold for:
$615$500

Green-painted Roundabout Chair, New England, late 18th century, shaped backrest and scrolling arms, heart- and scroll-pierced slats with ring-turned stiles continuing to square beaded legs joined by More ...

Painted Square-back Windsor Armchair

Painted Square-back Windsor Armchair

Lot:
108
Sold for:
$246$200

Painted Square-back Windsor Armchair, possibly New England, early 19th century, with bamboo turnings, old black paint with gilt striping over earlier green paint, ht. 34, seat ht. 17 1/4 in. More ...

Grain-painted Candlestand

Grain-painted Candlestand

Lot:
109
Sold for:
$1,169$950

Grain-painted Candlestand, New England, late 18th century, molded octagonal tray top on a vase- and ring-turned support, and tripod cabriole leg base ending in pad feet, early surface, (minor More ...

Gray/green-painted Chest over Drawer

Gray/green-painted Chest over Drawer

Lot:
110
Sold for:
$1,046$850

Gray/green-painted Chest over Drawer, New England, early 19th century, the molded lift top above a case with single thumb-molded drawer on cutout feet, original brasses, original surface, ht. 34, More ...

Painted Pine Clothes Cupboard

Painted Pine Clothes Cupboard

Lot:
111
Unsold
 

Painted Pine Clothes Cupboard, New England, c. 1830, the molded cornice above a hinged door with recessed panel opening to a shelf and pegs, all on a flat molded base, original mustard and burnt More ...

Paint-decorated Dome-top Box

Paint-decorated Dome-top Box

Lot:
112
Unsold
 

Paint-decorated Dome-top Box, possibly New England, early 19th century, red-painted box with a stamped waffle decoration in black and yellow, (imperfections), ht. 11 1/4, wd. 23 3/4, dp. 12 in. More ...

Small Grain-painted Pine Six Board Chest

Small Grain-painted Pine Six Board Chest

Lot:
113
Sold for:
$492$400

Small Grain-painted Pine Six Board Chest, probably New England, early 19th century, molded lift top opening to an interior with till above a dovetail-constructed box on molded flaring bracket feet, More ...

Paint-decorated Six-board Chest

Paint-decorated Six-board Chest

Lot:
114
Sold for:
$615$500

Paint-decorated Six-board Chest, probably New England, early 19th century, molded lift top on a dovetail constructed box on bracket feet, original tan and brown putty-painted decoration bordered by More ...

Paint-decorated Poplar Six-board Chest

Paint-decorated Poplar Six-board Chest

Lot:
115
Unsold
 

Paint-decorated Poplar Six-board Chest, possibly New England, early 19th century, the hinged molded top on a dovetail-constructed box with applied base molding, painted salmon, red, and brown to More ...

Grain-painted Six-board Chest

Grain-painted Six-board Chest

Lot:
116
Sold for:
$369$300

Grain-painted Six-board Chest, New England, early 19th century, the dovetail-constructed box with graining resembling flame mahogany, ht. 17, wd. 36, dp. 17 in. More ...

Miniature Inlaid Chestnut and Pine Six-board Chest

Miniature Inlaid Chestnut and Pine Six-board Chest

Lot:
117
Sold for:
$2,214$1,800

Miniature Inlaid Chestnut and Pine Six-board Chest, probably Rhode Island or southeastern Massachusetts, early 19th century, with cutout sides, the facade centering an inlaid whale ivory heart More ...

Paint-decorated Cupboard

Paint-decorated Cupboard

Lot:
118
Sold for:
$2,460$2,000

Paint-decorated Cupboard, possibly Pennsylvania, early 19th century, the hinged door with two molded recessed panels opens to a shelved interior, old salmon pink paint with gray feathered designs, More ...

Painted Chimney Cupboard

Painted Chimney Cupboard

Lot:
119
Unsold
 

Painted Chimney Cupboard, probably Pennsylvania, 18th century, the hinged doors with four molded and raised panels opening to shelves, old green paint and brown stippled panels, ht. 65, wd. 22, dp. More ...