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  • Black-painted Sack-back Windsor Chair

    Lot: 615
    Sold for: $1,599$1,300

    Black-painted Sack-back Windsor Chair, New England, c. 1780-90, with knuckle-carved handholds, saddle seat, and vase and ring turnings, early surface, (paint wear), ht. 38, seat ht. 17 in. ...

  • Needlework Sampler "Hannah Byrn,"

    Lot: 85
    Sold for: $4,305$3,500

    Needlework Sampler "Hannah Byrn," made at Sarah Stivours' School, Salem, Massachusetts, dated 1788, stitched in silk on linen with eight lines of alphabet over the stitched inscription "HANNA BYRN ...

  • Carved and Gilded Anchor-form Trade Sign

    Lot: 185
    Sold for: $4,613$3,750

    Carved and Gilded Anchor-form Trade Sign, America, late 19th century, with properly proportioned ring and chain, stock, and flukes, ht. 25 in. Provenance: Bill Samaha; Betty Durand. ...

  • Miniature Betty Lamp and Trammel

    Lot: 11
    Sold for: $3,198$2,600

    Miniature Betty Lamp and Trammel, the iron lamp with hinged lid twisted hanger and iron wire pick, the sawtooth trammel with hook and ring hanger, lg. to 8 1/2 in. Provenance: Linda & Mike ...

  • Needlework Sampler

    Lot: 66
    Sold for: $1,722$1,400

    Needlework Sampler, Canterbury, New Hampshire, late 18th century, worked in silk threads on a coarse linen ground, seven alphanumeric rows above an indistinct name "Marie L. Brown(?)," pictorial ...

  • Small Stoneware Cobalt-decorated Ring Flask

    Lot: 1282
    Sold for: $1,968$1,600

    Small Stoneware Cobalt-decorated Ring Flask, America, late 18th century, the body with dabbed cobalt and rouletted ring decoration, dia. 5 1/2 in. Provenance: Collection of Joel and Betty ...

  • Miniature Cobalt-decorated Stoneware Crock

    Lot: 121
    Sold for: $615$500

    Miniature Cobalt-decorated Stoneware Crock, America, 19th century, straight-sided with double incised ring and cobalt flower decoration, applied lug handles, ht. 3 3/4, dia. 4 in. Provenance: ...

  • Small Stoneware Cobalt-decorated Ring Flask

    Lot: 122
    Unsold  

    Small Stoneware Cobalt-decorated Ring Flask, America, late 18th century, the body with dabbed cobalt and rouletted ring decoration, dia. 5 1/2 in. Provenance: Collection of Joel and Betty ...

  • Mourning Needlework for Hannah Talbot

    Lot: 139
    Sold for: $2,460$2,000

    Mourning Needlework for Hannah Talbot, Mary Talbot, Balch School, Providence, Rhode Island, late 18th/early 19th century, designed as a willow tree above an urn-topped memorial to the deceased ...

  • Needlework Sampler "Mary Shillaber,"

    Lot: 151
    Sold for: $19,680$16,000

    Needlework Sampler "Mary Shillaber," Danvers, Massachusetts, c. 1776, worked in silk threads on a linen background with four lines of alphabet and numbers above a verse reading: "Accept The Call And ...

  • Needlework Sampler "Sally Ayer,"

    Lot: 152
    Sold for: $6,150$5,000

    Needlework Sampler "Sally Ayer," Haverhill, Massachusetts, c. 1791, work in silk on a linen background composed of seven lines of alphabet and numbers, above the text "Haverhill August the 11 Sally ...

  • Needlework Sampler "Judith Cogswell,"

    Lot: 157
    Sold for: $8,610$7,000

    Needlework Sampler "Judith Cogswell," probably Canterbury, New Hampshire, c. 1789, worked in silk threads on a linen ground, with six alphanumeric lines interrupted by flowering vines, and the ...

  • Large Group of Antique Reference Books

    Lot: 1355
    Sold for: $246$200

    Large Group of Antique Reference Books, including Betty Ring's Girlhood Embroidery, Susan Swan's Plain & Fancy, Harold Guilland's Early American Folk Pottery, and Pieter Biesboer's Nederlandse ...

  • The Phillips Family Needlework Picture

    Lot: 30
    Sold for: $903,000$750,000

    The Phillips Family Needlework Picture, Sarah Phillips (b. Rowley, Massachusetts, 1656), Boston, Massachusetts, c. 1670, worked in red, blue, yellow, black, and white wool and silver and gold ...

  • Embroidered and Painted Silk Mourning Picture: "Sacred to the Memory of the Illustrious Washington,"

    Lot: 128
    Sold for: $1,230$1,000

    Embroidered and Painted Silk Mourning Picture: "Sacred to the Memory of the Illustrious Washington," probably Philadelphia, c. 1807, worked in silk threads and chenille on a silk ground with painted ...

  • Georg Jensen Ring and Betty Cook Pin

    Lot: 201
    Sold for: $185$150

    Georg Jensen Ring and Betty Cook Pin Sterling silver, enamel Denmark, United States, mid-20th century The ring of abstract design, resized, with beaded oval mark, 925 S, Denmark, 91, with ...

  • Needlework Sampler

    Lot: 29
    Unsold  

    Needlework Sampler, "Dorcas Bradley 1812," Delaware, stitched with silk threads on a linen ground, with a defined central panel with three rows of alphabets over a pious verse, the maker's name and ...

  • Silk Needlework Picture of George and Martha Washington Strolling the Grounds of Mount Vernon, with Georges Valet Billy Lee, and His H

    Lot: 159
    Sold for: $102,000$85,000

    Silk Needlework Picture of George and Martha Washington Strolling the Grounds of Mount Vernon, with George's Valet Billy Lee, and His Horse, executed by Mary W. Innes, Philadelphia area, dated 1820, ...

  • Mary Balch School, Providence, Rhode Island, Needlework Sampler

    Lot: 1090
    Sold for: $41,475$35,000

    Mary Balch School, Providence, Rhode Island, Needlework Sampler, "MARY TALBOTS WORK PROVIDENCE SEPTEMBER 1796," the sampler stitched with silk threads on a linen ground, depicting birds perched atop ...

  • New Hampshire Pictorial Needlework Sampler

    Lot: 734
    Sold for: $3,081$2,600

    New Hampshire Pictorial Needlework Sampler, "Hannah W. Perkins Age 11," Jaffrey, New Hampshire, 1818, wrought with silk, chenille, and metallic threads on a linen ground with painted and pricked ...

  • Betty Ring, Girlhood Embroidery

    Lot: 623
    Sold for: $98$80

    Betty Ring, Girlhood Embroidery, Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1993, vol. I and II, cloth-bound, with slip case. ...

  • Needlework Sampler

    Lot: 587
    Sold for: $711$600

    Needlework Sampler, "By VROE ... Anno 1791," Netherlands, stitched in silk threads on a linen ground, central design of a yellow building with a blue roof surrounded by various fruit, foliate, ...

  • New Hampshire Pictorial Needlework Sampler

    Lot: 215
    Unsold  

    New Hampshire Pictorial Needlework Sampler, "Hannah W. Perkins Age 11," Jaffrey, New Hampshire, 1818, wrought with silk, chenille, and metallic threads on a linen ground with painted and pricked ...

  • 18th Century Needlework Sampler

    Lot: 216
    Sold for: $11,850$10,000

    18th Century Needlework Sampler, "Sarah Sawyer is my name and with my needle wrought the same. I was born March the 25th in the year 1740. This sampler I did in the year 1757.," Newbury, ...

  • Needlework "Family Tree" Family Record Sampler

    Lot: 371
    Sold for: $11,850$10,000

    Needlework "Family Tree" Family Record Sampler, Waltham, Massachusetts, early 19th century, fully stitched silk threads on a linen ground, depicting the vital statistics of Joseph Garfield, b. ...

  • John Stephan (American, 1906-1995) Disc #5

    Lot: 661
    Unsold  

    John Stephan (American, 1906-1995) Disc #5, 1982 Signed, dated, and titled "John Stephan '82..." on the reverse, identified on a label from The Harcus Gallery, Boston, on the stretcher. ...

  • Susquehanna Valley Needlework Sampler

    Lot: 678
    Sold for: $6,518$5,500

    Susquehanna Valley Needlework Sampler, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, late 18th/early 19th century, worked in silk threads on a gauze over linen ground with silk ribbon border, depicting compartmented ...

  • Newport, Rhode Island Needlework Sampler

    Lot: 39
    Sold for: $11,850$10,000

    Newport, Rhode Island Needlework Sampler, Rebeca Willbor, Newport, Rhode Island, 1773, worked in silk threads on a linen ground, centered with figures, a house, flowers and animals, flanked by ...

  • Rhode Island Needlework Sampler

    Lot: 40
    Sold for: $5,333$4,500

    Rhode Island Needlework Sampler, "Rebecca Westgate her sampler work'd in her ninth year Octobr 1777," Newport, Rhode Island, area, wrought in silk threads on a linen ground, centered with a mansion ...

  • Needlework Band Pattern Sampler

    Lot: 240
    Sold for: $9,480$8,000

    Needlework Band Pattern Sampler, "Sarah Baker 1664," worked in polychrome silk threads in predominantly green, blue, yellow, red, and pink in a range of stitches incorporating intricate bands of ...