Skinner

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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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Two Pairs of Carved and Paint-decorated Juggling Pins

Two Pairs of Carved and Paint-decorated Juggling Pins

Lot:
120
Sold for:
$1,046$850

Two Pairs of Carved and Paint-decorated Juggling Pins, America, late 19th century, one pair with elongated black overlapping ovals, green highlights, and silver bands, the other pair black with More ...

Paint-decorated Pine Chest over Three Drawers

Paint-decorated Pine Chest over Three Drawers

Lot:
121
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Paint-decorated Pine Chest over Three Drawers, probably Shaftsbury, Vermont, area, c. 1825, the lift top above three drawers on a cutout base, the facade and drawer fronts painted in tones of brown More ...

Ruth Whittier Shute (New Hampshire, 1803-1882)      Portrait of a Brother and Sister with Their Dog

Ruth Whittier Shute (New Hampshire, 1803-1882) Portrait of a Brother and Sister with Their Dog

Lot:
122
Sold for:
$12,300$10,000

Ruth Whittier Shute (New Hampshire, 1803-1882) Portrait of a Brother and Sister with Their Dog Unsigned. Oil on canvas, subjects seen full-length, the boy holds a small piece of fruit, the girl More ...

American School, 19th Century      Portrait of a Child in a Blue Dress with a Black Cat

American School, 19th Century Portrait of a Child in a Blue Dress with a Black Cat

Lot:
123
Sold for:
$1,845$1,500

American School, 19th Century Portrait of a Child in a Blue Dress with a Black Cat Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 35 x 26 in., in a molded walnut frame. Condition: Stabilizing compound brushed onto More ...

American School, 19th Century      Portrait of a Girl Holding Eyeglasses in a Tortoiseshell Case

American School, 19th Century Portrait of a Girl Holding Eyeglasses in a Tortoiseshell Case

Lot:
124
Sold for:
$2,583$2,100

American School, 19th Century Portrait of a Girl Holding Eyeglasses in a Tortoiseshell Case Unsigned. Oil on canvas, the child sits on a footstool and patterned carpet, 27 1/4 x 22 1/4 in., in More ...

Five Mocha-decorated Pepper Pots

Five Mocha-decorated Pepper Pots

Lot:
125
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Five Mocha-decorated Pepper Pots, England, early 19th century, cat's-eye, cable, and leaf decoration, ht. to 4 3/4 in. More ...

Seven Mocha-decorated Pepper Pots

Seven Mocha-decorated Pepper Pots

Lot:
126
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Seven Mocha-decorated Pepper Pots, England, early 19th century, including banded and dendritic decoration, ht. to 4 1/2 in. More ...

Six Mocha-decorated Pepper Pots and a Mustard Pot

Six Mocha-decorated Pepper Pots and a Mustard Pot

Lot:
127
Sold for:
$431$350

Six Mocha-decorated Pepper Pots and a Mustard Pot, England, early 19th century, banded and solid colors, ht. to 4 3/4 in. More ...

Six Spatterware Table Items

Six Spatterware Table Items

Lot:
128
Sold for:
$1,107$900

Six Spatterware Table Items, England, c. 1820-50, a red plate with house and tree decoration, a green plate with tulip and bud decoration, a cow creamer, two red peafowl teacups and saucers, and a More ...

Twelve Staffordshire "Gaudy Dutch" Table Items and Two Books

Twelve Staffordshire "Gaudy Dutch" Table Items and Two Books

Lot:
129
Sold for:
$615$500

Twelve Staffordshire "Gaudy Dutch" Table Items and Two Books, England, early 19th century, three War Bonnet plates and a teacup and saucer; two Single Rose plates, a teacup and saucer and creamer; More ...

Paint-decorated Spice Cabinet

Paint-decorated Spice Cabinet

Lot:
130
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Paint-decorated Spice Cabinet, New England, early 19th century, the blue dovetail-constructed case of twenty-four drawers with blue scrolls and lettered in yellow "PEPPER," "CLOVES," "NUTMEG," and More ...

Rufus Porter (Connecticut/Massachusetts, 1792-1884)      Profile Portrait of a Young Woman

Rufus Porter (Connecticut/Massachusetts, 1792-1884) Profile Portrait of a Young Woman

Lot:
131
Sold for:
$1,599$1,300

Rufus Porter (Connecticut/Massachusetts, 1792-1884) Profile Portrait of a Young Woman Unsigned. Watercolor on paper, the subject bust-length, in a blue dress, 3 1/2 x 2 1/2 in. (sight), in an More ...

Schoolgirl Watercolor on Velvet "VIEW of N.BURG [Newburgh, New York],"

Schoolgirl Watercolor on Velvet "VIEW of N.BURG [Newburgh, New York],"

Lot:
132
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

Schoolgirl Watercolor on Velvet "VIEW of N.BURG [Newburgh, New York]," inscribed M.O. Davis., probably New York, early 19th century landscape view with boats on the Hudson River and houses on the More ...

Joseph Davis (Maine/New Hampshire, 1811-1865)      Portrait of a Gentleman

Joseph Davis (Maine/New Hampshire, 1811-1865) Portrait of a Gentleman

Lot:
133
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Joseph Davis (Maine/New Hampshire, 1811-1865) Portrait of a Gentleman, c. 1835 Unsigned. Watercolor on paper, the subject facing right and standing on an ingrain carpet, holding a crop and top More ...

Joseph Davis (Maine/New Hampshire, 1811-1865)      Portrait of the Worster Sisters

Joseph Davis (Maine/New Hampshire, 1811-1865) Portrait of the Worster Sisters

Lot:
134
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Joseph Davis (Maine/New Hampshire, 1811-1865) Portrait of the Worster Sisters Unsigned, inscribed in the lower margin with the names and ages of the subjects. Watercolor on paper, the subjects More ...

Joseph Davis (Maine/New Hampshire, 1811-1865)      Portrait of the Frost Family

Joseph Davis (Maine/New Hampshire, 1811-1865) Portrait of the Frost Family

Lot:
135
Sold for:
$4,305$3,500

Joseph Davis (Maine/New Hampshire, 1811-1865) Portrait of the Frost Family, c. 1835 Unsigned, inscribed in the lower margin with the names and birthdates of the subjects James F. Frost, Sarah More ...

Joseph Davis (Maine/New Hampshire, 1811-1865)      Portrait of Eunice P. Matthews

Joseph Davis (Maine/New Hampshire, 1811-1865) Portrait of Eunice P. Matthews

Lot:
136
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

Joseph Davis (Maine/New Hampshire, 1811-1865) Portrait of Eunice P. Matthews, c. 1834 Unsigned, inscribed in the lower margin with the name and birthdate of the subject. Watercolor on paper, More ...

Joseph Davis (Maine/New Hampshire, 1811-1865)      Portrait of a Woman in a Blue Dress

Joseph Davis (Maine/New Hampshire, 1811-1865) Portrait of a Woman in a Blue Dress

Lot:
137
Sold for:
$523$425

Joseph Davis (Maine/New Hampshire, 1811-1865) Portrait of a Woman in a Blue Dress Unsigned. Watercolor on paper cut out and affixed to paper, depicting a woman in a long blue gown holding a bag More ...

American School, 19th Century    Portrait of John W.B. Parker in a Patterned Dress with His Wheelbarrow

American School, 19th Century Portrait of John W.B. Parker in a Patterned Dress with His Wheelbarrow

Lot:
138
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American School, 19th Century Portrait of John W.B. Parker in a Patterned Dress with His Wheelbarrow. Inscribed, signed, and dated "John W.B. Parker/Aged 3 yrs, 10 mos/G.G.Fish. Pinx./1846." on More ...

Carved Walnut Scroll-top High Chest of Drawers

Carved Walnut Scroll-top High Chest of Drawers

Lot:
139
Sold for:
$13,530$11,000

Carved Walnut Scroll-top High Chest of Drawers, Boston, c. 1760, the molded broken arch with flame and urn finials above the upper case of central concave drawer flanked by short drawers and four More ...

Small Walnut, Cherry, and Burl Veneer Fall-front Desk

Small Walnut, Cherry, and Burl Veneer Fall-front Desk

Lot:
140
Sold for:
$4,920$4,000

Small Walnut, Cherry, and Burl Veneer Fall-front Desk, Boston, early 18th century, with lid inlaid with an eight-pointed compass star on a burl panel bordered by herringbone and crossbanded inlay, More ...

Mahogany Block-front Bureau

Mahogany Block-front Bureau

Lot:
141
Sold for:
$7,380$6,000

Mahogany Block-front Bureau, probably Rhode Island, c. 1760-80, the molded and shaped top above a double cockbeaded case of blocked drawers on a conforming molded bracket base, old brasses, dark More ...

Walnut Veneer Looking Glass

Walnut Veneer Looking Glass

Lot:
142
Sold for:
$1,722$1,400

Walnut Veneer Looking Glass, England, early 18th century, shaped convex frame with beaded edge enclosing a two-part beveled glass with etched detail, ht. 43, wd. 19 1/2 in. The Collection of Dr. More ...

Black-painted Gilt-gesso Mirror

Black-painted Gilt-gesso Mirror

Lot:
143
Sold for:
$492$400

Black-painted Gilt-gesso Mirror, England, c. 18th century, the arched and shaped quarter-round frame with beaded edge with applied gilt foliage, and beveled mirror glass with cut stars, floral More ...

English School, Late 18th Century      Portrait of Two Children Playing Cards

English School, Late 18th Century Portrait of Two Children Playing Cards

Lot:
144
Sold for:
$2,829$2,300

English School, Late 18th Century Portrait of Two Children Playing Cards Unsigned. Oil on canvas, the girl and boy seen kneeling and sitting, respectively, a small stool between them, all on a More ...

Anglo/American School, Late 18th Century      Pair of Portraits of a Gentleman and Lady

Anglo/American School, Late 18th Century Pair of Portraits of a Gentleman and Lady

Lot:
145
Sold for:
$554$450

Anglo/American School, Late 18th Century Pair of Portraits of a Gentleman and Lady Unsigned. Oil on canvas, the gentleman wearing a double-breasted navy blue topcoat with gilt embroidery and More ...

Alvin Fisher (Massachusetts, 1792-1863)      River Landscape

Alvin Fisher (Massachusetts, 1792-1863) River Landscape

Lot:
146
Sold for:
$7,380$6,000

Alvin Fisher (Massachusetts, 1792-1863) River Landscape Initialed "AF" l.c. Oil on canvas, depicting figures and wagons along a riverfront, several sailing vessels, and mountainous landscape More ...

Queen Anne Upholstered Easy Chair

Queen Anne Upholstered Easy Chair

Lot:
147
Sold for:
$5,843$4,750

Queen Anne Upholstered Easy Chair, probably New England, last half 18th century, serpentine back and shaped sides ending in outwardly flaring scrolled arms on frontal cabriole legs ending in pad More ...

Maple Chest-on-chest on Frame

Maple Chest-on-chest on Frame

Lot:
148
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Maple Chest-on-chest on Frame, southern New Hampshire, late 18th century, the upper case with molded cornice and five graduated thumb-molded drawers set into the lower case of three graduated More ...

Carved Figured Mahogany Dining Table

Carved Figured Mahogany Dining Table

Lot:
149
Sold for:
$2,952$2,400

Carved Figured Mahogany Dining Table, possibly Salem, Massachusetts, c. 1760, the circular, molded, drop-leaf top on a shaped apron joining cabriole legs ending in claw-and-ball feet, refinished, More ...