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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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Lots

Mahogany Tilt-top Candlestand

Mahogany Tilt-top Candlestand

Lot:
150
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

Mahogany Tilt-top Candlestand, Essex County, Massachusetts, c. 1790, the molded serpentine top with square corners on a vase- and ring-turned support and tripod cabriole base ending in pointed pad More ...

French School, Late 18th Century    Portrait of Three Children and Their Pet Canary

French School, Late 18th Century Portrait of Three Children and Their Pet Canary

Lot:
151
Unsold
 

French School, Late 18th Century Portrait of Three Children and Their Pet Canary. Unsigned. Pastel on paper laid onto canvas, 21 x 26 3/4 in., in an Empire-style giltwood frame. Condition: More ...

Carved Mahogany Serpentine Chest of Drawers

Carved Mahogany Serpentine Chest of Drawers

Lot:
152
Sold for:
$17,220$14,000

Carved Mahogany Serpentine Chest of Drawers, attributed to the cabinet shop of John Townsend, Newport, Rhode Island, c. 1780, the shaped and molded top above the cockbeaded case of four graduated More ...

Carved Mahogany Drop-leaf Table

Carved Mahogany Drop-leaf Table

Lot:
153
Sold for:
$7,380$6,000

Carved Mahogany Drop-leaf Table, Newport, Rhode Island, c. 1780, the square drop-leaf top on square stop-fluted legs joined by a shaped apron, refinished, (minor imperfections), ht. 27 1/2, wd. 48 More ...

High-back Windsor Armchair

High-back Windsor Armchair

Lot:
154
Unsold
 

High-back Windsor Armchair, Newport, Rhode Island, 1765-70, with concave shaped cresting, scrolling handholds, vase- and ring-turned spindles, arm supports, and legs with turned spools joined by More ...

Cherry Desk on Frame

Cherry Desk on Frame

Lot:
155
Sold for:
$3,567$2,900

Cherry Desk on Frame, possibly Berlin or Middletown, Connecticut, c. 1780-1800, the lid opens to an interior of drawers and compartments with flanking projecting drawers on case of four thumb-molded More ...

Red-painted Cherry Tall Chest of Drawers

Red-painted Cherry Tall Chest of Drawers

Lot:
156
Sold for:
$6,765$5,500

Red-painted Cherry Tall Chest of Drawers, probably Connecticut, late 18th century, the molded cornice above six thumb-molded graduated drawers with applied base molding above the cutout valanced More ...

Cherry Kettle Stand

Cherry Kettle Stand

Lot:
157
Sold for:
$554$450

Cherry Kettle Stand, possibly Connecticut, late 18th century, with molded circular top on a birdcage support, vase- and ring-turned post and tripod base of cabriole legs ending in pad feet, old More ...

Turned Side Chair

Turned Side Chair

Lot:
158
Sold for:
$369$300

Turned Side Chair, New England or New York, late 18th century, with yoke crest rail, vase- and ring-turned stiles, vasiform splat on frontal turned tapering legs ending in pad feet joined by bulbous More ...

Cherry Candlestand with Drawer

Cherry Candlestand with Drawer

Lot:
159
Sold for:
$461$375

Cherry Candlestand with Drawer, attributed to Eliphalet Chapin, East Windsor, Connecticut, c. 1780, the sliding tray top above a drawer, on a boldly turned support and tripod cabriole leg base, More ...

Cherry Candlestand

Cherry Candlestand

Lot:
160
Sold for:
$523$425

Cherry Candlestand, New England, early 19th century, the circular top with beaded edge on a turned support and molded circular platform with tripod turned base, old black paint over earlier red, More ...

Cherry Roundabout Chair

Cherry Roundabout Chair

Lot:
161
Sold for:
$1,169$950

Cherry Roundabout Chair, possibly Connecticut, last half 18th century, concave back rest on scrolled arms with vase- and ring-turned stiles flanking vasiform splats, slip seat, frontal cabriole leg More ...

Sack-back Windsor Armchair

Sack-back Windsor Armchair

Lot:
162
Sold for:
$615$500

Sack-back Windsor Armchair, New England, late 18th century, vase and ring turnings and carved saddle seat, old refinish, ht. 36 1/2, seat ht. 16 1/2 in. The Collection of Dr. Howard P. Diamond. More ...

Maple Spanish-foot Side Chair

Maple Spanish-foot Side Chair

Lot:
163
Sold for:
$3,690$3,000

Maple Spanish-foot Side Chair, probably New Hampshire, late 18th century, with yoked crest rail, vasiform splat, block-, vase-, and ring-turned frontal legs, and bulbous turned front stretcher, old More ...

Pair of Turned Maple Side Chairs

Pair of Turned Maple Side Chairs

Lot:
164
Sold for:
$615$500

Pair of Turned Maple Side Chairs, New England, late 18th century, with yoked crest rails and exaggerated carved terminals, vasiform splats, and vase and ring turnings, old dark stain, ht. 41, seat More ...

Possibly the Work of Eunice Pinney (Connecticut, 1770-1849)      Love and War

Possibly the Work of Eunice Pinney (Connecticut, 1770-1849) Love and War

Lot:
165
Sold for:
$923$750

Possibly the Work of Eunice Pinney (Connecticut, 1770-1849) Love and War Unsigned. Watercolor on paper, 7 1/2 x 9 3/4 in., in a canted mahogany veneer frame. Condition: Paper toned, faded. More ...

Attributed to Hannah Fairfield (Connecticut, 1808-1894)      Portrait of a Girl in a White Dress Holding a Basket of Strawberries

Attributed to Hannah Fairfield (Connecticut, 1808-1894) Portrait of a Girl in a White Dress Holding a Basket of Strawberries

Lot:
166
Sold for:
$2,829$2,300

Attributed to Hannah Fairfield (Connecticut, 1808-1894) Portrait of a Girl in a White Dress Holding a Basket of Strawberries Unsigned. Oil on panel, 29 1/2 x 24 3/4 in., in a period giltwood More ...

American School, 18th Century      Portrait of a Gentleman

American School, 18th Century Portrait of a Gentleman

Lot:
167
Sold for:
$738$600

American School, 18th Century Portrait of a Gentleman Unsigned. Oil on canvas, the man wearing a russet-colored coat and gold waistcoat, within an dark oval and brown-painted spandrels, 29 x 24 More ...

Tiger Maple Chest of Drawers

Tiger Maple Chest of Drawers

Lot:
168
Sold for:
$2,460$2,000

Tiger Maple Chest of Drawers, probably Massachusetts, late 18th century, the flat molded cornice above a case of two thumb-molded short drawers and four graduated long drawers below, all on bracket More ...

Tiger Maple Kettle Stand

Tiger Maple Kettle Stand

Lot:
169
Sold for:
$1,599$1,300

Tiger Maple Kettle Stand, probably Connecticut, late 18th century, dished circular top on a vase- and ring-turned support and tripod cabriole leg base with exaggerated knees continuing to arris pad More ...

Cherry Candlestand

Cherry Candlestand

Lot:
170
Sold for:
$492$400

Cherry Candlestand, possibly Connecticut, late 18th century, the circular dished top with molded edge on a boldly vase- and ring-turned support and tripod cabriole legs base with arris carved knees More ...

Cherry High Chest of Drawers

Cherry High Chest of Drawers

Lot:
171
Sold for:
$2,706$2,200

Cherry High Chest of Drawers, Connecticut, c. 1740-60, the flat molded cornice above a central drawer flanked by two drawers and four graduated drawers below, the lower section of long drawer and More ...

Tiger Maple Slant-lid Desk

Tiger Maple Slant-lid Desk

Lot:
172
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

Tiger Maple Slant-lid Desk, possibly southeastern Massachusetts, late 18th century, the lid opens to an interior of seven drawers and two compartments, above a case of three scratchbeaded drawers on More ...

Maple Oval-top Queen Anne Tea Table

Maple Oval-top Queen Anne Tea Table

Lot:
173
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

Maple Oval-top Queen Anne Tea Table, New England, 18th century, overhanging top on four turned tapering legs ending in pad feet, joined by a valanced apron, old refinish, (minor imperfections), ht. More ...

Edmund C. Coates (New York/New England, 1816-1871)      Yachting on the Hudson

Edmund C. Coates (New York/New England, 1816-1871) Yachting on the Hudson

Lot:
174
Sold for:
$15,990$13,000

Edmund C. Coates (New York/New England, 1816-1871) Yachting on the Hudson Signed and dated "E.C. Coates. 1863." l.l. Oil on canvas, figures on docks at right and left foreground, with central More ...

Victor De Grailly (New York/France, 1804-1889)      View of the Hudson River at West Point

Victor De Grailly (New York/France, 1804-1889) View of the Hudson River at West Point

Lot:
175
Sold for:
$4,613$3,750

Victor De Grailly (New York/France, 1804-1889) View of the Hudson River at West Point Unsigned. Oil on canvas, with figures in the foreground, a steamship, probably the Mary Powell, on the More ...

Victor De Grailly (New York/France, 1804-1889)      Niagara Falls

Victor De Grailly (New York/France, 1804-1889) Niagara Falls

Lot:
176
Sold for:
$3,198$2,600

Victor De Grailly (New York/France, 1804-1889) Niagara Falls Unsigned, identified on a tag affixed to the frame. Oil on canvas, three figures overlooking the falls, 16 x 23 in., in a giltwood More ...

Glazed Carved Pine Barrel-back Corner Cupboard

Glazed Carved Pine Barrel-back Corner Cupboard

Lot:
177
Sold for:
$3,690$3,000

Glazed Carved Pine Barrel-back Corner Cupboard, probably Connecticut River Valley, last half 18th century, a flat molded cornice above a central keystone with arched glazed door opening to a concave More ...

Cherry Desk/Bookcase

Cherry Desk/Bookcase

Lot:
178
Unsold
 

Cherry Desk/Bookcase, New England, late 18th century, top section with tombstone raised panels on the hinged doors opening to a shelved compartmented interior above a desk with fall front opening to More ...

Cherry High Chest of Drawers

Cherry High Chest of Drawers

Lot:
179
Unsold
 

Cherry High Chest of Drawers, Connecticut or Massachusetts, late 18th century, the flat molded cornice above a case of five thumb-molded drawers, the topmost with a two-drawer facade, set into a More ...