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Group of Historical Documents

Group of Historical Documents

Auction:
3305M
Auction:
Sale #3305M - Nov 01, 2019
Lot:
190
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Group of Historical Documents, c. 18th and 19th century, three documents relating to the making of gun powder in Middletown, Connecticut, in 1775 and 1776, estate documents, Connecticut pay vouchers More ...

American School, Early 19th Century      Portrait Miniature of Samuel Driggs II

American School, Early 19th Century Portrait Miniature of Samuel Driggs II

Auction:
3278M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 12, 2019
Lot:
706
Sold for:
$11,685$9,500

American School, Early 19th Century Portrait Miniature of Samuel Driggs II Unsigned. Watercolor on paper, 2 1/2 x 2 in., in a gold frame. Condition: Pigment loss at bottom of image. Note: More ...

Large "Wesleyan University" Wallpaper Covered Band Box

Large "Wesleyan University" Wallpaper Covered Band Box

Auction:
3278M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 12, 2019
Lot:
982
Sold for:
$800$650

Large "Wesleyan University" Wallpaper Covered Band Box, possibly Connecticut, early 19th century, oval box depicting the building and grounds of the university and inscriptions "...MIDDLETOWN More ...

Five Pewter Coffeepots and a Pewter Charger

Five Pewter Coffeepots and a Pewter Charger

Auction:
3120T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 06, 2018
Lot:
1532
Sold for:
$800$650

Five Pewter Coffeepots and a Pewter Charger, America/England, 19th century, the coffeepots with scroll handles and curved spouts by Boardman & Hart, New York, Roswell Gleason, Dorchester, More ...

Mahogany Middletown, Connecticut-type Secretary Bookcase

Mahogany Middletown, Connecticut-type Secretary Bookcase

Auction:
3120T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 06, 2018
Lot:
1564
Sold for:
$492$400

Mahogany Middletown, Connecticut-type Secretary Bookcase, the cornice molding above glass doors, set into lower section with slant lid opening to compartmented interior, on four graduated drawers More ...

Olcott Cheney Pillar and Scroll Clock

Olcott Cheney Pillar and Scroll Clock

Auction:
3116M
Auction:
Discovery - Jul 19, 2018
Lot:
35
Sold for:
$338$275

Olcott Cheney Pillar and Scroll Clock, Middletown, Connecticut, scroll-top mahogany case with turned freestanding columns flanking the glazed full-length door, the upper portion over the painted More ...

Set of Nine Jacob Whitmore Pewter Plates

Set of Nine Jacob Whitmore Pewter Plates

Auction:
3116M
Auction:
Discovery - Jul 19, 2018
Lot:
95
Sold for:
$1,599$1,300

Set of Nine Jacob Whitmore Pewter Plates, Middletown, Connecticut, 18th/19th century, dia. 8 in. More ...

Needlework Sampler "Mary Anthony,"

Needlework Sampler "Mary Anthony,"

Auction:
3023T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 04, 2017
Lot:
1338
Sold for:
$554$450

Needlework Sampler "Mary Anthony," Middletown, Connecticut, 1833, alphanumeric lines above a large pictorial register with central house, vases of flowers, birds, and strawberries, maker's name and More ...

Cherry Tall Case Clock

Cherry Tall Case Clock

Auction:
2985B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 04, 2017
Lot:
229
Sold for:
$6,765$5,500

Cherry Tall Case Clock, Samuel Rockwell, Middletown, Connecticut, c. 1760-70, the engraved brass dial with seconds hand and calendar aperture and cast spandrels with a boss in the arch engraved More ...

Cherry Desk on Frame

Cherry Desk on Frame

Auction:
2961B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 19, 2016
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 ...

Pewter Plate

Pewter Plate

Auction:
2922M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 14, 2016
Lot:
67
Sold for:
$277$225

Pewter Plate, Joseph Danforth, Middletown, Connecticut, 1780-88, beaded rim, the back with two hallmarks consisting of "JOSEPH DANFORTH" with a rampant lion between two columns, and cartouches More ...

Danforth Pewter Deep Dish

Danforth Pewter Deep Dish

Auction:
2918T
Auction:
Discovery - Aug 09, 2016
Lot:
1259
Sold for:
$185$150

Danforth Pewter Deep Dish, Joseph Danforth, Middletown, Connecticut, 1780-88, beaded rim, the back with two Danforth touchmarks consisting of a rampant lion between reeded pillars and More ...

Pewter Plate

Pewter Plate

Auction:
2918T
Auction:
Discovery - Aug 09, 2016
Lot:
1268
Sold for:
$123$100

Pewter Plate, Middletown or Wallingford, Connecticut, 1791-1800, beaded rim, the back with two worn cartouches composed of "STEPHEN/BARNES" and a spreadwing eagle, (knife cuts), dia. 8 3/4 in. More ...

Pewter Plate

Pewter Plate

Auction:
2918T
Auction:
Discovery - Aug 09, 2016
Lot:
1312
Sold for:
$123$100

Pewter Plate, Jacob Whitmore, Middletown, Connecticut, 1758-90, beaded rim, the back with two cartouches consiting of "JACOB WHITMORE" with a crowned rose, and crown over "L" and crown over "B" More ...

Two Pewter Plates

Two Pewter Plates

Auction:
2918T
Auction:
Discovery - Aug 09, 2016
Lot:
1318
Sold for:
$185$150

Two Pewter Plates, Thomas Danforth, I, and Thomas Danforth, II, Norwich and Middletown, Connecticut, 18th century, both with beaded rims; one with "TI" rampant lion mark and four cartouches; the More ...

Four American Pewter Table Items

Four American Pewter Table Items

Auction:
2918T
Auction:
Discovery - Aug 09, 2016
Lot:
1369
Sold for:
$400$325

Four American Pewter Table Items, 18th/early 19th century, a basin by Richard Austin, Boston; a plate by William Danforth, Middletown, Connecticut; a plate by Thomas Danforth, III, Philadelphia; and More ...

Two Books Owned by Commodore Stephen Decatur's Wife and Son

Two Books Owned by Commodore Stephen Decatur's Wife and Son

Auction:
2900T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 01, 2016
Lot:
1185
Unsold
 

Two Books Owned by Commodore Stephen Decatur's Wife and Son, The Life and Character of Stephen Decatur (Middletown, Connecticut: Clark & Lyman, 1822) with "Stephen Decatur" [the Commander's son] More ...

Pair of Silver Tablespoons

Pair of Silver Tablespoons

Auction:
2897M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - May 21, 2016
Lot:
211
Sold for:
$650$650

Pair of Silver Tablespoons, Samuel Buel, Middletown and Hartford, Connecticut, late 18th century, engraved feather edge handles, shell on underside of bowl, marked "S.B" on back of handle in More ...

George Marsh Hollow Column Clock

George Marsh Hollow Column Clock

Auction:
2890M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 29, 2016
Lot:
133
Sold for:
$5,843$4,750

George Marsh Hollow Column Clock, Connecticut, c. 1832, mahogany veneered case with carved eagle splat, round hollow Doric columns flanking the round, painted wood, Arabic numeral dial, More ...

Paint-decorated Quartermaster's Six-board Chest

Paint-decorated Quartermaster's Six-board Chest

Auction:
2786B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 01, 2015
Lot:
217
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

Paint-decorated Quartermaster's Six-board Chest, probably Connecticut, early 19th century, the molded, hinged top opens to an interior with a sliding till and compartment above a More ...

Needham Conversion of a Model 1861/63 Rifle-musket

Needham Conversion of a Model 1861/63 Rifle-musket

Auction:
2760M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Nov 01, 2014
Lot:
176
Sold for:
$431$350

Needham Conversion of a Model 1861/63 Rifle-musket, c. 1869, walnut stock with steel fittings, lockplate dated 1863 and marked with an eagle over U.S. and SAVAGE R. F. A. CO./MIDDLETOWN, Ct., steel More ...

Eli Terry Outside Escapement Pillar and Scroll Clock

Eli Terry Outside Escapement Pillar and Scroll Clock

Auction:
2724M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - May 03, 2014
Lot:
507
Sold for:
$17,220$14,000

Eli Terry Outside Escapement Pillar and Scroll Clock, Plymouth, Connecticut, c. 1817-18, the mahogany case with scroll top, flame birch plinths and brass finials, freestanding columns flanking the More ...

Pewter Deep Dish and Plate

Pewter Deep Dish and Plate

Auction:
2608M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 12, 2012
Lot:
975
Sold for:
$119$100

Pewter Deep Dish and Plate, America, late 18th/early 19th century, a deep dish by Thomas Danforth, Middletown, Connecticut, single-reeded brim, and two impressed lion and column marks and four More ...

Joseph Danforth Pewter Plate

Joseph Danforth Pewter Plate

Auction:
2608M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 11, 2012
Lot:
357
Sold for:
$95$80

Joseph Danforth Pewter Plate, Middletown, Connecticut, 1780-88, circular plate with single-reeded brim, with two lion and column touchmarks and "ID" mark, (minor dents, wear), dia. 7 7/8 in. More ...

Dinosaur Track

Dinosaur Track

Auction:
2600M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Jun 02, 2012
Lot:
65
Sold for:
$119$100

Dinosaur Track Middletown, Connecticut Triassic Grallator ichnogenus, 14 x 11 1/2 x 1 1/2 in. More ...

Dinosaur Footprint

Dinosaur Footprint

Auction:
2600M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Jun 02, 2012
Lot:
90
Sold for:
$521$425

Dinosaur Footprint Middletown, Connecticut Lower Jurassic Eubrontes giganteus, 14 x 12 x 1 in. More ...

Group Collectible Arms Including Two Muskets and a Fowler

Group Collectible Arms Including Two Muskets and a Fowler

Auction:
2600M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Jun 02, 2012
Lot:
597
Sold for:
$668$550

Group Collectible Arms Including Two Muskets and a Fowler, first half 19th century, including a rifled musket model 1861, contract by Savage, Middletown, Connecticut, lg. 56 in.; a flint lock musket More ...

Pair of Pewter Candlesticks

Pair of Pewter Candlesticks

Auction:
2585B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 04, 2012
Lot:
334
Sold for:
$1,067$900

Pair of Pewter Candlesticks, Joshua B. & Henry H. Graves, Middletown, Connecticut, mid-19th century, the candle cups with removable bobeches, impressed maker's mark on base, (minor wear), ht. 9 3/4 More ...

Two Pewter Plates

Two Pewter Plates

Auction:
2585B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 04, 2012
Lot:
337
Sold for:
$237$200

Two Pewter Plates, Connecticut, late 18th/early 19th century, both with single reed brim, one by Joseph Danforth, Middletown, Connecticut, with rampant lion between columns struck twice over four More ...

(Travel and Exploration)

(Travel and Exploration)

Auction:
2571B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 13, 2011
Lot:
727
Unsold
 

(Travel and Exploration), Molina, Juan Ignacio de, The Geographical, Natural and Civil History of Chili, Middletown, Connecticut, 1808, Volume I only, tree calf, with folding map, 8vo, (boards More ...