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Auction 3167B

November 3, 2018 10:00AM

11-03-2018 11-03-2018

63 Park Plaza, Boston

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Lots

Chippendale Carved Walnut Dressing Table

Chippendale Carved Walnut Dressing Table

Lot:
207
Sold for:
$20,910$17,000

Chippendale Carved Walnut Dressing Table, Philadelphia, c. 1765, the molded top with notched corners above the case of long drawer above two short drawers centering a shell- and foliate-carved More ...

Walnut Line and Berry-inlaid Spice Chest

Walnut Line and Berry-inlaid Spice Chest

Lot:
208
Sold for:
$24,600$20,000

Walnut Line and Berry-inlaid Spice Chest, Pennsylvania, c. 1780, with molded top above the hinged door inlaid with scrolling and intertwining lines sometimes terminating in berries and lettered "SS" More ...

Watercolor Birth Certificate Fraktur for Abraham Scholl

Watercolor Birth Certificate Fraktur for Abraham Scholl

Lot:
209
Sold for:
$5,843$4,750

Watercolor Birth Certificate Fraktur for Abraham Scholl, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania, 1813, the inscription within a yellow, red, and green border with rosette corners, flanked by polychrome More ...

Watercolor Birth and Baptismal Certificate Fraktur for Jacob Summers

Watercolor Birth and Baptismal Certificate Fraktur for Jacob Summers

Lot:
210
Sold for:
$3,998$3,250

Watercolor Birth and Baptismal Certificate Fraktur for Jacob Summers, Huntington County, Pennsylvania, 1800, birth and baptismal inscription within a red and yellow heart surrounded by red, yellow, More ...

Dutch Colonial School, Second Quarter 18th Century      Girl in a Brown Dress with Lacy Apron

Dutch Colonial School, Second Quarter 18th Century Girl in a Brown Dress with Lacy Apron

Lot:
211
Sold for:
$9,225$7,500

Dutch Colonial School, Second Quarter 18th Century Girl in a Brown Dress with Lacy Apron Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 50 1/4 x 35 in., in a molded and black-painted frame with a gilt liner. More ...

Mahogany Circular Top Candlestand

Mahogany Circular Top Candlestand

Lot:
212
Sold for:
$738$600

Mahogany Circular Top Candlestand, Pennsylvania, late 18th century, the dished top on a birdcage support, turned post with suppressed ball, and tripod base of cabriole legs ending in pad feet on More ...

Carved Mahogany Scroll-top Desk Bookcase

Carved Mahogany Scroll-top Desk Bookcase

Lot:
213
Sold for:
$19,680$16,000

Carved Mahogany Scroll-top Desk Bookcase, Providence, Rhode Island, c. 1785, the top section with crest featuring floral scroll terminals, a shaped boss on the central plinth, and raised shaped More ...

Queen Anne Carved Walnut Dressing Table

Queen Anne Carved Walnut Dressing Table

Lot:
214
Unsold
 

Queen Anne Carved Walnut Dressing Table, Massachusetts, c. 1740-60, the molded overhanging top above a case of one long and three short drawers, the central lower drawer fan-carved, on an arched and More ...

John Wollaston (New York/South Carolina/England, 1710-1775)      Portrait of the Honorable Edward Byng, Esquire, 1742

John Wollaston (New York/South Carolina/England, 1710-1775) Portrait of the Honorable Edward Byng, Esquire, 1742

Lot:
215
Sold for:
$11,070$9,000

John Wollaston (New York/South Carolina/England, 1710-1775) Portrait of the Honorable Edward Byng, Esquire, 1742 Inscribed and the subject identified on the reverse. Oil on canvas, 38 x 47 1/2 More ...

Benjamin Blyth (Massachusetts, 1746-1786), Portrait of a Man in a Blue Jacket, a Member of the Perkins Family, Newburyport, Massachuset

Benjamin Blyth (Massachusetts, 1746-1786), Portrait of a Man in a Blue Jacket, a Member of the Perkins Family, Newburyport, Massachuset

Lot:
216
Sold for:
$1,046$850

Benjamin Blyth (Massachusetts, 1746-1786) Portrait of a Man in a Blue Jacket, a Member of the Perkins Family, Newburyport, Massachusetts Unsigned, identified on a label on the back. Pastel on More ...

Benjamin Blyth (Massachusetts, 1746-1786)      Portrait of a Boy

Benjamin Blyth (Massachusetts, 1746-1786) Portrait of a Boy

Lot:
217
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

Benjamin Blyth (Massachusetts, 1746-1786) Portrait of a Boy Unsigned. Pastel on laid paper on board, 17 x 12 1/4 in., in a modern black-painted frame. Condition: Light abrasions on More ...

English School, c. 1777      Portrait of Two Men Holding a Punch Bowl

English School, c. 1777 Portrait of Two Men Holding a Punch Bowl

Lot:
218
Sold for:
$1,107$900

English School, c. 1777 Portrait of Two Men Holding a Punch Bowl Unsigned, sitters inscribed "Charles Halloran Earl of Killdare" and "Benj. Dennis Earl of Essex, 1777." Pastel on laid paper, 11 More ...

Mahogany Pole Screen

Mahogany Pole Screen

Lot:
219
Unsold
 

Mahogany Pole Screen, 18th century, a brass acorn finial atop the post, on which adjusts a molded frame with woven textile, on vase- and ring-turned post and tripod cabriole leg base, overall ht. 56 More ...

Early Maple High Chest of Drawers

Early Maple High Chest of Drawers

Lot:
220
Unsold
 

Early Maple High Chest of Drawers, Massachusetts, mid-18th century, the upper case with cornice above five thumb-molded graduated drawers, set into a lower section of long drawer and three short More ...

Maple and Tiger Maple Chest-on-chest

Maple and Tiger Maple Chest-on-chest

Lot:
221
Sold for:
$4,613$3,750

Maple and Tiger Maple Chest-on-chest, Massachusetts, late 18th century, the upper section with molded cornice above five graduated thumb-molded drawers, set into the lower section of four drawers on More ...

Carved Mahogany Reverse Serpentine Slant-lid Desk

Carved Mahogany Reverse Serpentine Slant-lid Desk

Lot:
222
Unsold
 

Carved Mahogany Reverse Serpentine Slant-lid Desk, possibly Ipswich, Massachusetts, c. 1760-80, the molded top opens to a carved interior with central paneled prospect door flanked by half-baluster More ...

Rare Engraved Silver Neckstock Clasp

Rare Engraved Silver Neckstock Clasp

Lot:
223
Sold for:
$4,305$3,500

Rare Engraved Silver Neckstock Clasp, probably Boston, Massachusetts, early 18th century, the two shaped plates with three studs, the right half engraved with a scene of a man in a long coat holding More ...

Pair of Paul Revere Jr. Silver Teaspoons

Pair of Paul Revere Jr. Silver Teaspoons

Lot:
224
Sold for:
$9,225$7,500

Pair of Paul Revere Jr. Silver Teaspoons, Boston, Massachusetts, late 18th century, the spoon handles with bright-cut and wrigglework decoration, and engraved with a swan at the top, back of each More ...

Paul Revere Sr. Silver Caster

Paul Revere Sr. Silver Caster

Lot:
225
Sold for:
$5,535$4,500

Paul Revere Sr. Silver Caster, Boston, Massachusetts, c. mid-18th century, the baluster body with pierced top and turned finial, marked "PR" (Kane mark A) in a sunken cartouche on the side and base, More ...

Presentation Silver Tankard

Presentation Silver Tankard

Lot:
226
Sold for:
$1,599$1,300

Presentation Silver Tankard, John Burt, Boston, Massachusetts, c. 1744, tapering body with molded lid and curved handle with disk terminal, and later addition silver spout, the bottom engraved "The More ...

Carved Mahogany Slant-lid Desk

Carved Mahogany Slant-lid Desk

Lot:
227
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

Carved Mahogany Slant-lid Desk, Massachusetts, late 18th century, thumb-molded lid opens to an interior with shell-carved central top drawer flanked by half-baluster document drawers, valanced More ...

Carved Walnut Linen Press

Carved Walnut Linen Press

Lot:
228
Sold for:
$1,845$1,500

Carved Walnut Linen Press, late 18th century, the molded cornice above two tombstone paneled doors opening to shelves, set into a lower section of three long drawers on carved claw-and-ball feet, More ...

Carved Mahogany Serpentine Chest of Drawers

Carved Mahogany Serpentine Chest of Drawers

Lot:
229
Sold for:
$2,706$2,200

Carved Mahogany Serpentine Chest of Drawers, probably Massachusetts, c. 1760-80, molded top above a cockbeaded case of graduated drawers on molded ogee bracket base, ht. 34, case wd. 36 1/2, dp. 20 More ...

Carved Cherry Chest of Four Drawers

Carved Cherry Chest of Four Drawers

Lot:
230
Sold for:
$1,968$1,600

Carved Cherry Chest of Four Drawers, Connecticut, late 18th century, the molded top above four thumb-molded graduated drawers flanked by fluted quarter-columns, all on ogee bracket base, brasses More ...

William Russell Birch (Pennsylvania/England, 1755-1834)      Portrait Miniature of General George Washington

William Russell Birch (Pennsylvania/England, 1755-1834) Portrait Miniature of General George Washington

Lot:
231
Sold for:
$123,000$100,000

William Russell Birch (Pennsylvania/England, 1755-1834) Portrait Miniature of General George Washington Signed in initialed and dated "W.B./1797" l.r., inscribed "Gen'l Washington/America" on More ...

Apsley Pellatt-attributed Cut Glass Decanter with Sulphide Bust of George Washington

Apsley Pellatt-attributed Cut Glass Decanter with Sulphide Bust of George Washington

Lot:
232
Sold for:
$13,530$11,000

Apsley Pellatt-attributed Cut Glass Decanter with Sulphide Bust of George Washington, England, early 19th century, bulbous decanter with ribbed sides, the front with bust of Washington facing to the More ...

Framed Sulphide and Glass George Washington Medallion

Framed Sulphide and Glass George Washington Medallion

Lot:
233
Sold for:
$3,998$3,250

Framed Sulphide and Glass George Washington Medallion, Paris, France, early 19th century, the polished glass medallion with bust of Washington facing to the left set within a gilt-brass frame, the More ...

Carved Mahogany Tall Case Clock

Carved Mahogany Tall Case Clock

Lot:
234
Unsold
 

Carved Mahogany Tall Case Clock, Benjamin Willard, Grafton, Massachusetts, late 18th century, the arched hood with pierced fret, molded crest, and blind fret below, above a tombstone door and More ...

Mahogany Veneer and Gilt-gesso Looking Glass

Mahogany Veneer and Gilt-gesso Looking Glass

Lot:
235
Unsold
 

Mahogany Veneer and Gilt-gesso Looking Glass, late 18th/early 19th century, the scrolled cresting centering a floral spray, above the scrolled and shaped frame and old glass flanked by floral and More ...

Mahogany Veneer and Gilt-gesso Looking Glass

Mahogany Veneer and Gilt-gesso Looking Glass

Lot:
236
Unsold
 

Mahogany Veneer and Gilt-gesso Looking Glass, late 18th century, with carved rococo cresting above the shaped and scrolled frame and mirror glass flanked by floral and foliate vines, overall ht. 53 More ...