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Auction 3038B

November 4, 2017 10:00AM

11-04-2017 11-04-2017

63 Park Plaza, Boston

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Four Large Pieces of Early Glass

Four Large Pieces of Early Glass

Lot:
121
Sold for:
$584$475

Four Large Pieces of Early Glass, America, early 19th century, including two large free-blown and wheel-etched glasses, a free-blown and wheel-etched straight-sided jar, and a blown-molded glass, More ...

Ten Blown or Blown-molded Early Glass Tumblers

Ten Blown or Blown-molded Early Glass Tumblers

Lot:
122
Sold for:
$615$500

Ten Blown or Blown-molded Early Glass Tumblers, America, early 19th century, with etched designs, ht. to 4 in. Provenance: A Cornwall, Connecticut, Collector. More ...

Seven Pieces of Early Blown Glass

Seven Pieces of Early Blown Glass

Lot:
123
Sold for:
$369$300

Seven Pieces of Early Blown Glass, America, early 19th century, a pitcher, two mugs, a small handled vessel, and three goblets, some with wheel-etched detail, ht. to 8 in. Provenance: A Cornwall, More ...

Eight Blown or Blown-molded Etched Flip Glasses

Eight Blown or Blown-molded Etched Flip Glasses

Lot:
124
Sold for:
$861$700

Eight Blown or Blown-molded Etched Flip Glasses, America, early 19th century, ht. to 6 3/4 in. Provenance: A Cornwall, Connecticut, Collector. More ...

Four Pieces of Blown Glass

Four Pieces of Blown Glass

Lot:
125
Sold for:
$615$500

Four Pieces of Blown Glass, America, 19th century, including a footed canister with cover, a large covered jar, a footed paneled compote, and a covered footed compote, (compote cover with break to More ...

Group of Brass and Iron Fireplace Accessories

Group of Brass and Iron Fireplace Accessories

Lot:
126
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

Group of Brass and Iron Fireplace Accessories, America, 19th century, with tall brass and iron wirework firescreen, and cast brass and wrought iron belted ball top andirons with associated tools, More ...

Carved Gilt and Polychrome Spreadwing Eagle Plaque

Carved Gilt and Polychrome Spreadwing Eagle Plaque

Lot:
127
Sold for:
$3,321$2,700

Carved Gilt and Polychrome Spreadwing Eagle Plaque, America, 19th century, the eagle clutching a Union shield, perched on a rounded base with rope-carved lower edge, old surface, (imperfections and More ...

Gilt and Polychrome Zinc Eagle

Gilt and Polychrome Zinc Eagle

Lot:
128
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

Gilt and Polychrome Zinc Eagle, spreadwing figure clutching arrows and a Union shield, wd. 39 1/2 in. Provenance: A Cornwall, Connecticut, Collector. More ...

Two Framed Patriotic Calligraphy Drawings

Two Framed Patriotic Calligraphy Drawings

Lot:
129
Sold for:
$923$750

Two Framed Patriotic Calligraphy Drawings, America, early 19th century, worked in black, red, yellow, and blue ink, with gilt highlights, both composed with eagles and union shields above More ...

Charles Henry Gifford (Massachusetts, 1839-1904)      Rocky Beach and Sailing Vessels

Charles Henry Gifford (Massachusetts, 1839-1904) Rocky Beach and Sailing Vessels

Lot:
130
Sold for:
$4,305$3,500

Charles Henry Gifford (Massachusetts, 1839-1904) Rocky Beach and Sailing Vessels Signed and dated "C.H. Gifford/1890" l.l. Oil on canvas, 10 1/4 x 16 in., in a foliate molded and giltwood More ...

Hermann Herzog (American/German, 1832-1932)      Beach and Shore with Approaching Storm

Hermann Herzog (American/German, 1832-1932) Beach and Shore with Approaching Storm

Lot:
131
Sold for:
$2,337$1,900

Hermann Herzog (American/German, 1832-1932) Beach and Shore with Approaching Storm Signed and dated "H. Herzog 1870" l.r., Oil on panel, 11 1/4 x 16 1/4 in., in a molded and gilt-gesso frame. More ...

Bronze Bust of John Paul Jones

Bronze Bust of John Paul Jones

Lot:
132
Sold for:
$4,613$3,750

Bronze Bust of John Paul Jones, after Jean Antoine Houdon, classic pose on a bronze pedestal, signed "HOUDON 1780," ht. 27, wd. 19 1/2 in. Note: Lot includes the book John Paul Jones More ...

Liverpool Transfer-decorated Creamware Jug

Liverpool Transfer-decorated Creamware Jug

Lot:
133
Sold for:
$1,107$900

Liverpool Transfer-decorated Creamware Jug, early 19th century, the rim, base, handle, and spout with black border, one side with a ship under full sail flying a United States flag, the other side More ...

Reverse Painting on Glass of the HMS Marlborough

Reverse Painting on Glass of the HMS Marlborough

Lot:
134
Sold for:
$677$550

Reverse Painting on Glass of the HMS Marlborough, 19th century, against a painted cloudy sky, bird's-eye maple frame with gilt liner, ht. 13, wd. 15 in. More ...

Printed Broadside "New-Port and PROVIDENCE,"

Printed Broadside "New-Port and PROVIDENCE,"

Lot:
135
Sold for:
$800$650

Printed Broadside "New-Port and PROVIDENCE," c. 1834, advertising the New York & Boston Steam-boat Line, (losses along an old fold, foxing), 17 x 11 1/2 in., framed. More ...

Collection of Twelve Sailing Cards for the Clipper Ships of the Glidden & Williams Line for San Francisco

Collection of Twelve Sailing Cards for the Clipper Ships of the Glidden & Williams Line for San Francisco

Lot:
136
Sold for:
$3,198$2,600

Collection of Twelve Sailing Cards for the Clipper Ships of the Glidden & Williams Line for San Francisco, Watson's Press, Boston, Massachusetts, c. 1860-65, including cards for the Mary E. Balch, More ...

Eight Stereocards of Nantucket Framed Together

Eight Stereocards of Nantucket Framed Together

Lot:
137
Sold for:
$400$325

Eight Stereocards of Nantucket Framed Together, late 19th century, frame 25 x 22 1/2 in. More ...

Painted and Gilt-lettered Double-sided "BOSTON YACHT CLUB" Sign

Painted and Gilt-lettered Double-sided "BOSTON YACHT CLUB" Sign

Lot:
138
Sold for:
$3,198$2,600

Painted and Gilt-lettered Double-sided "BOSTON YACHT CLUB" Sign, late 19th century, green-painted applied edge around the shaped sign, lettering on one side on a light blue smalt ground, the other More ...

Large Signed Jose Formoso Reyes Nantucket Purse

Large Signed Jose Formoso Reyes Nantucket Purse

Lot:
139
Sold for:
$3,075$2,500

Large Signed Jose Formoso Reyes Nantucket Purse, Nantucket, Massachusetts, 1969, the lid with ivory profile of Nantucket Island decorated with engraved sperm whale, gull, and fish, mounted on an More ...

Jose Formoso Reyes Nantucket Purse

Jose Formoso Reyes Nantucket Purse

Lot:
140
Sold for:
$1,968$1,600

Jose Formoso Reyes Nantucket Purse, Nantucket, Massachusetts, 1962, the lid decorated with an ivory gull on an ebony plaque, swing-arm handle, ht. 5 1/4, wd. 7 1/2 in. More ...

Ralph Cahoon (Massachusetts, 1910-1982)      A Sailor's Wedding Party

Ralph Cahoon (Massachusetts, 1910-1982) A Sailor's Wedding Party

Lot:
141
Sold for:
$20,910$17,000

Ralph Cahoon (Massachusetts, 1910-1982) A Sailor's Wedding Party Signed "R. Cahoon/Pinxt" l.r. Oil on Masonite, 20 x 40 in., in a molded gilt and black-painted frame. Condition: Minor spots of More ...

Small Paint-decorated Cabinet

Small Paint-decorated Cabinet

Lot:
142
Sold for:
$2,091$1,700

Small Paint-decorated Cabinet, late 19th century, decoration by Ralph Cahoon (Massachusetts, 1910-1982), signed and dated "1979," the shaped crest above a shelf and case with cupboard doors, painted More ...

Martha Cahoon (Massachusetts, 1905-1999)      Shore Scene

Martha Cahoon (Massachusetts, 1905-1999) Shore Scene

Lot:
143
Sold for:
$2,706$2,200

Martha Cahoon (Massachusetts, 1905-1999) Shore Scene Signed and dated "Martha Cahoon/'72" l.r. Oil on Masonite, 16 x 20 in., framed. Condition: Minor spots of grime. Note: A cancelled check More ...

Charles Ball Constitution

Charles Ball Constitution

Lot:
144
Sold for:
$49,200$40,000

Charles Ball Constitution Whalebone Cane and Scrimshaw Whale's Tooth, c. 1841, the cane with whale ivory top carved in the form of a hand holding a brass ring, octagonal to round whalebone shaft More ...

Pair of Scrimshaw Whale's Teeth

Pair of Scrimshaw Whale's Teeth

Lot:
145
Sold for:
$1,046$850

Pair of Scrimshaw Whale's Teeth, 19th century, one decorated with a cross and inscribed "ON EARTH/IN HEAVEN," the other decorated with an open bible and spray of oak leaves and inscribed "THE/HOLY More ...

Small Scrimshaw Whale's Tooth

Small Scrimshaw Whale's Tooth

Lot:
146
Sold for:
$400$325

Small Scrimshaw Whale's Tooth, 19th century, decorated with roses and tulips sprouting from an urn on a diamond-pattern surface, lg. 5 3/8 in. More ...

Seal-carved Walrus Tusk

Seal-carved Walrus Tusk

Lot:
147
Sold for:
$1,169$950

Seal-carved Walrus Tusk, 19th century, ht. 3 3/4 in. More ...

Carved Whale Ivory and Whalebone Cane

Carved Whale Ivory and Whalebone Cane

Lot:
148
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

Carved Whale Ivory and Whalebone Cane, 19th century, round top on a spiral- and diamond-carved shaft, lg. 33 1/4 in. More ...

Carved Whalebone Cane

Carved Whalebone Cane

Lot:
149
Sold for:
$1,046$850

Carved Whalebone Cane, 19th century, silver top engraved "From/JPC/to/LC," on a boldly spiral-carved shaft, lg. 34 3/4 in. Provenance: Rafael Osona Auction, August 6, 1994. More ...

Whale Ivory and Wood Cane

Whale Ivory and Wood Cane

Lot:
150
Sold for:
$984$800

Whale Ivory and Wood Cane, 19th century, faceted head on a mahogany shaft with mother-of-pearl decoration, metal tip, lg. 35 in. More ...