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Diminutive Red-painted Maple Secretary Desk

Diminutive Red-painted Maple Secretary Desk

Auction:
3307M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 02, 2019
Lot:
107
Estimate:
$8,000 - $12,000

Diminutive Red-painted Maple Secretary Desk, probably Salem, Massachusetts, c. 1750-70, with flattened removable arched bonnet with flame-carved finials, above the case with two paneled doors More ...

Set of Six Federal Horsehair-upholstered Square-back Side Chairs

Set of Six Federal Horsehair-upholstered Square-back Side Chairs

Auction:
3307M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 02, 2019
Lot:
205
Estimate:
$1,500 - $2,500

Set of Six Federal Horsehair-upholstered Square-back Side Chairs, probably Salem, Massachusetts, c. 1800, the slightly arched molded crests above four flared slats joined by a molded shoe, on tacked More ...

Classical Carved Mahogany and Mahogany Veneer Server

Classical Carved Mahogany and Mahogany Veneer Server

Auction:
3307M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 02, 2019
Lot:
206
Estimate:
$2,500 - $3,500

Classical Carved Mahogany and Mahogany Veneer Server, probably Salem, Massachusetts, c. 1820-25, with half-serpentine ends joined to the serpentine front by ovolo corners, above a conformingly More ...

Classical Carved Mahogany Card Table

Classical Carved Mahogany Card Table

Auction:
3307M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 02, 2019
Lot:
223
Estimate:
$800 - $1,200

Classical Carved Mahogany Card Table, probably Salem, Massachusetts, c. 1820-25, the serpentine top with ovolo corners above a conformingly shaped veneered and beaded skirt joining punchwork and More ...

Mahogany Tilt-top Tea Table

Mahogany Tilt-top Tea Table

Auction:
3303T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 29, 2019
Lot:
1633
Estimate:
$400 - $600

Mahogany Tilt-top Tea Table, Salem, Massachusetts, late 18th century, the top on a birdcage support, turned and spiral-carved post, and tripod base of cabriole legs and arris pad feet, ht. 28 1/4, More ...

Jabez Baldwin No. 2402 Sterling Silver Pair-cased Watch and Box

Jabez Baldwin No. 2402 Sterling Silver Pair-cased Watch and Box

Auction:
3295M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 11, 2019
Lot:
37
Sold for:
$2,460$2,000

Jabez Baldwin No. 2402 Sterling Silver Pair-cased Watch and Box, Salem, Massachusetts, c. 1804-19, arabic numeral porcelain dial (damage) with brass hands, silver case with hallmarks reading "George More ...

E. Currier Patent Timepiece or "Banjo" Clock

E. Currier Patent Timepiece or "Banjo" Clock

Auction:
3295M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 11, 2019
Lot:
240
Sold for:
$1,968$1,600

E. Currier Patent Timepiece or "Banjo" Clock, Salem, mahogany case with painted iron roman numeral dial signed "E. Currier, Salem," barbed steel hands, brass bezel and side ornaments, half-round More ...

Fitz Henry Lane (Massachusetts, 1804-1865)      Vessel Returning from Surinam

Fitz Henry Lane (Massachusetts, 1804-1865) Vessel Returning from Surinam

Auction:
3293B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Sep 27, 2019
Lot:
241
Sold for:
$92,250$75,000

Fitz Henry Lane (Massachusetts, 1804-1865) Vessel Returning from Surinam Signed and indistinctly inscribed or dated "F.H. Lane..." l.r., with a faint "FH" just above and to the left of the More ...

Yoko Zeltserman-Miyaji Lotus Table

Yoko Zeltserman-Miyaji Lotus Table

Auction:
3280T
Auction:
Discovery - Aug 21, 2019
Lot:
1141
Sold for:
$185$150

Yoko Zeltserman-Miyaji Lotus Table, Boston, Massachusetts, c. 2005, white oak, urushi (Japanese lacquer), black urushi powder, pigmented cashew, roiro urushi, gold leaf, ht. 10, wd. 18 1/2, dp. 15 More ...

Carved Walnut Scroll-top High Chest of Drawers

Carved Walnut Scroll-top High Chest of Drawers

Auction:
3278M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 12, 2019
Lot:
602
Sold for:
$6,765$5,500

Carved Walnut Scroll-top High Chest of Drawers, Boston or Salem, Massachusetts, c. 1760-80, the upper section with short thumb-molded and shell-carved top drawer flanked by shaped drawers above four More ...

Carved, Painted, and Gilt Oval Plaque

Carved, Painted, and Gilt Oval Plaque

Auction:
3278M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 12, 2019
Lot:
669
Sold for:
$4,920$4,000

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, the eagle's talons clutching More ...

Federal Carved Mahogany Side Chair

Federal Carved Mahogany Side Chair

Auction:
3278M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 12, 2019
Lot:
745
Sold for:
$1,968$1,600

Federal Carved Mahogany Side Chair, Salem, Massachusetts, with carving attributed to Samuel McIntire, c. 1795-1810, the square lattice back with crest centering a panel of drapery, on serpentine More ...

Mahogany Square-back Side Chair

Mahogany Square-back Side Chair

Auction:
3278M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 12, 2019
Lot:
746
Sold for:
$1,169$950

Mahogany Square-back Side Chair, probably Salem, Massachusetts, with arched beaded crest, four waterleaf-carved spindles, bowed front seat rail, and molded tapering front legs, ht. 36 1/2, seat ht. More ...

White-painted Dressing Table with Gilt Detail

White-painted Dressing Table with Gilt Detail

Auction:
3278M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 12, 2019
Lot:
934
Sold for:
$923$750

White-painted Dressing Table with Gilt Detail, attributed to John Doggett and Stillman Lothrop, Salem, Massachusetts, early 19th century, the two-drawer bow-fronted glove box above a conformingly More ...

Carved Mahogany Worktable

Carved Mahogany Worktable

Auction:
3275M
Auction:
Discovery - Jul 25, 2019
Lot:
36
Sold for:
$800$650

Carved Mahogany Worktable, probably Salem, Massachusetts, c. 1820, cockbeaded case and drawers flanked by floral-carved corner posts continuing to ring-turned reeded legs, (lacks bag drawer), ht. More ...

Yoko Zeltserman-Miyaji Moon and Cloud Mirror

Yoko Zeltserman-Miyaji Moon and Cloud Mirror

Auction:
3265B
Auction:
20th Century Design - Jun 20, 2019
Lot:
479
Sold for:
$3,444$2,800

Yoko Zeltserman-Miyaji Moon and Cloud Mirror, Boston, Massachusetts, c. 2005, white oak, urushi (Japanese lacquer), black urushi powder, pigmented cashew, roiro urushi, gold leaf, mother-of-pearl, More ...

Yoko Zeltserman-Miyaji Lotus Table

Yoko Zeltserman-Miyaji Lotus Table

Auction:
3265B
Auction:
20th Century Design - Jun 20, 2019
Lot:
480
Unsold
 

Yoko Zeltserman-Miyaji Lotus Table, Boston, Massachusetts, c. 2005, white oak, urushi (Japanese lacquer), black urushi powder, pigmented cashew, roiro urushi, gold leaf, ht. 10, wd. 18 1/2, dp. 15 More ...

John Bernard Johnston (American, 1847-1886)      Plowing

John Bernard Johnston (American, 1847-1886) Plowing

Auction:
3259T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 04, 2019
Lot:
1516
Sold for:
$197$160

John Bernard Johnston (American, 1847-1886) Plowing Signed "John B. Johnston" l.l., identified and titled on an exhibition label from the Essex Institute, Salem, Massachusetts, (see below) More ...

Carved Mahogany Side Chair

Carved Mahogany Side Chair

Auction:
3259T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 04, 2019
Lot:
1694
Sold for:
$197$160

Carved Mahogany Side Chair, probably Salem, Massachusetts, c. 1795-1800, the serpentine crest above a splat incorporating a carved sheaf of wheat, acanthus-carved scrolls, waterleaf carving, and a More ...

Thirteen Odd Fellows Anniversary and Commemorative Plates

Thirteen Odd Fellows Anniversary and Commemorative Plates

Auction:
3259T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 04, 2019
Lot:
1900
Sold for:
$62$50

Thirteen Odd Fellows Anniversary and Commemorative Plates, America, 20th century, a plate commemorating the 1952 centennial of Chemeketa Lodge No. 1, Salem, Oregon; a plate illustrating the Odd More ...

Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951)      Salem Harbor

Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951) Salem Harbor

Auction:
3248B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - May 10, 2019
Lot:
22
Sold for:
$369$300

Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951) Salem Harbor, 1882, only (published) state, edition of about 1,500 (Paff, 1). Signed and dated within the plate. Etching on laid paper, plate size 5 x 7 More ...

Thomas Harris Robinson (American, 1835-1888)      At Watering Trough

Thomas Harris Robinson (American, 1835-1888) At Watering Trough

Auction:
3248B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - May 10, 2019
Lot:
258
Sold for:
$308$250

Thomas Harris Robinson (American, 1835-1888) At Watering Trough Signed "T. Robinson" l.r., titled on an exhibition label from the Essex Institute, Salem, Massachusetts, affixed to the More ...

Philip Little (American, 1857-1942)      Galleons at Sea

Philip Little (American, 1857-1942) Galleons at Sea

Auction:
3248B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - May 10, 2019
Lot:
316
Sold for:
$923$750

Philip Little (American, 1857-1942) Galleons at Sea Signed and dated "PHILIP LITTLE/1928" and stenciled "PHILIP LITTLE/SALEM MA" on the reverse. Oil on canvas, 29 x 36 in. (73.5 x 91.5 cm), More ...

Charles Ephraim Burchfield (American, 1893-1967)      The Southeast Snowstorm

Charles Ephraim Burchfield (American, 1893-1967) The Southeast Snowstorm

Auction:
3248B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - May 10, 2019
Lot:
335
Sold for:
$20,910$17,000

Charles Ephraim Burchfield (American, 1893-1967) The Southeast Snowstorm Signed and dated "C BURCHFIELD 1917" l.r., inscribed and titled "M M/15 [within a circle]/.../Not for sale/B-66a" in More ...

Arabic Manuscript on Paper. Sharhé Akhound Mulla Mohammad Salem (Description of Mulla Mohammad Saleh), 1240 AH [1824 CE].

Arabic Manuscript on Paper. Sharhé Akhound Mulla Mohammad Salem (Description of Mulla Mohammad Saleh), 1240 AH [1824 CE].

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1054
Sold for:
$246$200

Arabic Manuscript on Paper. Sharhé Akhound Mulla Mohammad Salem (Description of Mulla Mohammad Saleh), 1240 AH [1824 CE]. Octavo format manuscript on polished laid paper, text in black ink with red More ...

Hawthorne, Nathaniel (1804-1864) Five Volumes.

Hawthorne, Nathaniel (1804-1864) Five Volumes.

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1108
Sold for:
$160$130

Hawthorne, Nathaniel (1804-1864) Five Volumes. Including: The House of the Seven Gables, Boston: Ticknor, Reed, and Fields, 1851, first edition, octavo, rebound in full morocco; Transformation: or, More ...

Winthrop, John (1588-1649) Three Pamphlet Essays on Astronomical Events.

Winthrop, John (1588-1649) Three Pamphlet Essays on Astronomical Events.

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1203
Sold for:
$431$350

Winthrop, John (1588-1649) Three Pamphlet Essays on Astronomical Events. Including: Winthrop's The Lectures on Comets, Read in the Chapel of Harvard-College, Boston: Green & Russell, 1759, octavo, More ...

John L. Nesta (American, 1945-2017)      Reflections of Yesterday, Salem

John L. Nesta (American, 1945-2017) Reflections of Yesterday, Salem

Auction:
3217T
Auction:
Discovery - Mar 13, 2019
Lot:
1317
Sold for:
$492$400

John L. Nesta (American, 1945-2017) Reflections of Yesterday, Salem. Signed "John Nesta" l.r., identified on a presentation plaque. Oil on canvas, 24 x 32 in., framed. Condition: Good. More ...

Dartmoor Massacre Watercolor Memorial

Dartmoor Massacre Watercolor Memorial

Auction:
3222B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 02, 2019
Lot:
52
Sold for:
$4,305$3,500

Dartmoor Massacre Watercolor Memorial, America, c. 1815, a large urn atop a monument inscribed "IN/MEMORY/OF THE/MASSACRE/AT/DARTMOOR/APRIL 6/1815," flanked by a man and woman in mourning, the man More ...

Needlework Sampler "Hannah Byrn,"

Needlework Sampler "Hannah Byrn,"

Auction:
3222B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 02, 2019
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 More ...