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Skinner AuctionsMarlborough MA
November 2, 2019 10:00 AMCalender

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  • Gilt-decorated Box

    Gilt-decorated Box

    Lot: 520
    Sold for: $800$650

    Gilt-decorated Box, 19th century, the poplar box with gilt urn filled with fruit on the lid, and gilt peaches and leaves on the sides, four brass button feet, ht. 5 1/4, wd. 10 1/2, dp. 5 3/4 in. more ...

  • Putty-painted Document Box

    Putty-painted Document Box

    Lot: 521
    Sold for: $2,706$2,200

    Putty-painted Document Box, Maine, mid-19th century, the dovetailed box with brown paint against an ochre background forming fans with red and green decoration, the lid with bail handle, the more ...

  • Classical Tiger Maple Box

    Classical Tiger Maple Box

    Lot: 522
    Sold for: $1,845$1,500

    Classical Tiger Maple Box, America, mid-19th century, the box with ring-turned corner posts, vase feet and lift-off top, ht. 5 3/4, wd. 9 1/4, dp. 5 1/2 in. The property of Carolyn and Tom Porter more ...

  • Red-painted Wall Box with Drawer

    Red-painted Wall Box with Drawer

    Lot: 523
    Sold for: $677$550

    Red-painted Wall Box with Drawer, America, mid-19th century, the poplar box with shaped back, lift lid and single dark red-painted drawer with brass pull and divided interior, ht. 11 1/2, wd. 13 more ...

  • Painted Drum-form Box

    Painted Drum-form Box

    Lot: 524
    Sold for: $1,599$1,300

    Painted Drum-form Box, America, mid-19th century, the bentwood shell with painted banding and scroll decoration, a lithograph spreadwing eagle on the front, ht. 7, dia. 8 1/2 in. The property of more ...

  • Red-painted Wall Box

    Red-painted Wall Box

    Lot: 525
    Sold for: $923$750

    Red-painted Wall Box, 19th century, with arched back and black line decoration, ht. 10 3/4, wd. 6 3/4, dp. 3 1/2 in. The property of Carolyn and Tom Porter more ...

  • Green-painted Demilune Comb Box

    Green-painted Demilune Comb Box

    Lot: 526
    Sold for: $431$350

    Green-painted Demilune Comb Box, America, 19th century, the shaped back with cutout and bentwood front, ht. 6 3/4, wd. 15, dp. 4 1/2 in. The property of Carolyn and Tom Porter more ...

  • Red-painted Wall Box

    Red-painted Wall Box

    Lot: 527
    Sold for: $3,998$3,250

    Red-painted Wall Box, America, 19th century, the elaborate shaped back with heart cutout and box with chamfered edges base, ht. 11 1/4, wd. 12 1/2, dp. 6 1/4 in. The property of Carolyn and Tom more ...

  • Nine Painted Wooden Objects

    Nine Painted Wooden Objects

    Lot: 528
    Sold for: $1,046$850

    Nine Painted Wooden Objects, 19th/20th century, three turned and covered containers, three carved and painted birds, a small blue-painted pail, a small paint-decorated match holder, and a turned and more ...

  • Walnut Heart Cutout Cutlery Box

    Walnut Heart Cutout Cutlery Box

    Lot: 529
    Sold for: $554$450

    Walnut Heart Cutout Cutlery Box, America, late 19th century, the box with deep sloping sides, two compartments with tall arched divider with heart cut out, ht. 11, wd. 13 7/8, dp. 11 in. The more ...

  • Pair of Tall Brass Bun-base Candlesticks

    Pair of Tall Brass Bun-base Candlesticks

    Lot: 530
    Sold for: $800$650

    Pair of Tall Brass Bun-base Candlesticks, late 17th/18th century, ht. 9 1/4 in. The property of Carolyn and Tom Porter more ...

  • Four Early Brass Candlesticks

    Four Early Brass Candlesticks

    Lot: 531
    Sold for: $1,046$850

    Four Early Brass Candlesticks, 17th/early 18th century, two capstan candlesticks and two with broad bases, ht. to 5 in. The property of Carolyn and Tom Porter more ...

  • Pair of Enamel and Brass Balloon Mirror Rests

    Pair of Enamel and Brass Balloon Mirror Rests

    Lot: 532
    Sold for: $1,169$950

    Pair of Enamel and Brass Balloon Mirror Rests, late 18th century, the oval plates with a hot air balloon over a harbor, the top inscribed "BLANCHARD," ht. 2, wd. 1 3/8, dp. 2 1/2 in. The property more ...

  • Tin and Glass Lantern

    Tin and Glass Lantern

    Lot: 533
    Sold for: $123$100

    Tin and Glass Lantern, probably England, mid-19th century, the shaded etched "R.W. Porter," with a kerosene burner inside, ht. 10 in. The property of Carolyn and Tom Porter more ...

  • Wood and Brass Bedwarmer

    Wood and Brass Bedwarmer

    Lot: 534
    Sold for: $1,046$850

    Wood and Brass Bedwarmer, late 18th century, the pierced lid decorated with an engraved seated cat, turned handle, lg. 45 in. The property of Carolyn and Tom Porter more ...

  • Tiger Maple Chest of Four Drawers

    Tiger Maple Chest of Four Drawers

    Lot: 535
    Sold for: $3,567$2,900

    Tiger Maple Chest of Four Drawers, New England, late 18th century, the molded slightly overhanging top on a case of four thumb-molded graduated drawers and molded bracket base, replaced brasses, old more ...

  • Carved and Inlaid Mirror

    Carved and Inlaid Mirror

    Lot: 536
    Sold for: $6,150$5,000

    Carved and Inlaid Mirror, America, 19th century, the oval mirror with cutout heart, carved stars and small tack inlay, ht. 11 3/4, wd. 7 1/2 in. The property of Carolyn and Tom Porter more ...

  • Red/brown-painted Chest of Four Drawers

    Red/brown-painted Chest of Four Drawers

    Lot: 537
    Sold for: $1,230$1,000

    Red/brown-painted Chest of Four Drawers, Massachusetts, late 18th century, the molded top above a case of four thumb-molded graduated drawers, on molded cutout bracket base, replaced brasses, old more ...

  • White-painted Turned-leg Table with Drawer

    White-painted Turned-leg Table with Drawer

    Lot: 538
    Sold for: $2,091$1,700

    White-painted Turned-leg Table with Drawer, New England, early 19th century, the top with breadboard ends and single short drop leaf, on a straight skirt joining the legs on tapered feet, (minor more ...

  • Small Black-painted Pine Sawbuck Table

    Small Black-painted Pine Sawbuck Table

    Lot: 539
    Sold for: $1,046$850

    Small Black-painted Pine Sawbuck Table, probably New England, early 19th century, the rectangular top above nail-constructed X-ends joined by a square stretcher, ht. 26 1/4, wd. 25 1/4, dp. 15 1/2 more ...

  • Green-painted and Paint-decorated Windsor Sack-back Rocking Chair

    Green-painted and Paint-decorated Windsor Sack-back Rocking Chair

    Lot: 540
    Unsold  

    Green-painted and Paint-decorated Windsor Sack-back Rocking Chair, late 18th century, with rounded bowed crest rail above shaped arms, carved saddle seat, and bold turnings, early 19th century more ...

  • Classical Carved Mahogany and Mahogany Veneer Worktable

    Classical Carved Mahogany and Mahogany Veneer Worktable

    Lot: 541
    Sold for: $246$200

    Classical Carved Mahogany and Mahogany Veneer Worktable, probably Boston, c. 1820-25, the rectangular top with shaped top leaves and beaded edge above three cockbeaded drawers, the lowermost fitted more ...

  • Paint-decorated Pine Blanket Chest over Drawer

    Paint-decorated Pine Blanket Chest over Drawer

    Lot: 542
    Sold for: $492$400

    Paint-decorated Pine Blanket Chest over Drawer, New England, early 19th century, top with cleated ends opens above a well, and drawer below, on bootjack cutout ends, ht. 32, wd. 43 1/2, dp. 17 in. more ...

  • Tiger Maple Two-drawer Worktable

    Tiger Maple Two-drawer Worktable

    Lot: 543
    Sold for: $584$475

    Tiger Maple Two-drawer Worktable, New England, early 19th century, with rounded drop leaves and spiral-carved legs, replaced glass pulls, old surface, ht. 28 1/2, wd. 17 1/2, dp. 19 in. more ...

  • Carved, Painted, and Gilt Oval Plaque

    Carved, Painted, and Gilt Oval Plaque

    Lot: 544
    Sold for: $11,685$9,500

    Carved, Painted, and Gilt Oval Plaque, China, c. 1850-75, with carved surround of Chinese landscape vignettes and foliate designs, and central gilt eagle on shield clutching five arrows and an olive more ...

  • Federal Mahogany Veneer and String-inlaid Box

    Federal Mahogany Veneer and String-inlaid Box

    Lot: 545
    Sold for: $6,765$5,500

    Federal Mahogany Veneer and String-inlaid Box, America, early 19th century, the box with string and rope inlay decoration over two drawers with brass knob pulls, shaped skirt with central fan and more ...

  • Mahogany and Whale's-tooth-inlaid Box

    Mahogany and Whale's-tooth-inlaid Box

    Lot: 546
    Sold for: $984$800

    Mahogany and Whale's-tooth-inlaid Box, 19th century, the dovetailed box with inlaid stars, corner decoration, and applied ring handles, opening to an interior with a compartmented lift-out tray, ht. more ...

  • Scrimshaw Whalebone Busk

    Scrimshaw Whalebone Busk

    Lot: 547
    Sold for: $2,952$2,400

    Scrimshaw Whalebone Busk, America, mid-19th century, decorated with a couple, hearts, and floral motifs, lg. 14 1/4, wd. 1 5/8 in. Note: This item may be subject to state and federal laws more ...

  • Whalebone and Baleen Pointer

    Whalebone and Baleen Pointer

    Lot: 548
    Sold for: $431$350

    Whalebone and Baleen Pointer, 19th century, the handle carved in the form of a hand, lg. 26 3/4 in. Note: This item may be subject to state and federal laws related to marine animal products. more ...

  • Turned Mahogany and Whale's Tooth Clamp and Spool

    Turned Mahogany and Whale's Tooth Clamp and Spool

    Lot: 549
    Sold for: $277$225

    Turned Mahogany and Whale's Tooth Clamp and Spool, America, mid-19th century, ht. 7 in. Note: This item may be subject to state and federal laws related to marine animal products. Buyers are more ...