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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
Estimate:
$800 - $1,200

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 ...

Needlework Sampler "Elizabeth King,"

Needlework Sampler "Elizabeth King,"

Auction:
3222B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 02, 2019
Lot:
86
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

Needlework Sampler "Elizabeth King," Salem, Massachusetts, 1798, worked in silk threads on a linen ground, with a central reserve with alphanumeric lines interspersed with animals and with a lower More ...

William Pearn (British, 19th Century)      The Union

William Pearn (British, 19th Century) The Union

Auction:
3222B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 02, 2019
Lot:
176
Sold for:
$3,690$3,000

William Pearn (British, 19th Century) The Union Signed "W. PEARN" l.r. Oil on board, 16 1/2 x 25 in., in a modern gilt frame. Condition: Minor surface grime. Provenance: Linden Tree More ...

American School, 19th Century      The Letter of Marque Brig: "Grand Turk" of Salem, 1815

American School, 19th Century The Letter of Marque Brig: "Grand Turk" of Salem, 1815

Auction:
3222B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 02, 2019
Lot:
180
Sold for:
$5,228$4,250

American School, 19th Century The Letter of Marque Brig: "Grand Turk" of Salem, 1815 Unsigned, titled along the lower edge. Oil on canvas, 16 x 24 in., in a gilt and ropetwist-embellished More ...

Charles Porter Brown (Massachusetts, Rhode Island, 1855-1920)      The Barque Taria Topan   of Salem

Charles Porter Brown (Massachusetts, Rhode Island, 1855-1920) The Barque Taria Topan of Salem

Auction:
3222B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 02, 2019
Lot:
296
Sold for:
$984$800

Charles Porter Brown (Massachusetts, Rhode Island, 1855-1920) The Barque Taria Topan of Salem Signed and dated "C.P. Brown/1878" l.r. Oil on tin, 12 x 18 1/2 in., in a molded gilt-gesso frame. More ...

Collection of Fireman's Buttons, Medals, and Ribbons

Collection of Fireman's Buttons, Medals, and Ribbons

Auction:
3222B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 02, 2019
Lot:
465
Sold for:
$584$475

Collection of Fireman's Buttons, Medals, and Ribbons, mostly Massachusetts, late 19th/early 20th century, approx. sixty-five items from towns including Brockton, Lowell, Peabody, Newburyport, More ...

Aviator Ship-recognition Models in Wooden Case

Aviator Ship-recognition Models in Wooden Case

Auction:
3205T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 13, 2019
Lot:
1134
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

Aviator Ship-recognition Models in Wooden Case, c. 1940s, wooden case with glass front, each type of ship is described on the bottom and marked "Made by So. Salem Studios. So. Salem, N.Y." More ...

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

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

Auction:
3203B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Jan 25, 2019
Lot:
272
Unsold
 

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 ...

Hawthorne, Nathaniel (1804-1864) Five Volumes.

Hawthorne, Nathaniel (1804-1864) Five Volumes.

Auction:
3176B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2018
Lot:
150
Unsold
 

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 ...

Lawson, Deodat (fl. circa 1690) Christs Fidelity the Only Shield against Satans Malice Asserted in a Sermon Delivered at Salem-Villag

Lawson, Deodat (fl. circa 1690) Christs Fidelity the Only Shield against Satans Malice Asserted in a Sermon Delivered at Salem-Villag

Auction:
3176B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2018
Lot:
181
Sold for:
$33,210$27,000

Lawson, Deodat (fl. circa 1690) Christ's Fidelity the Only Shield against Satan's Malice Asserted in a Sermon Delivered at Salem-Village. Boston: Printed by B. Harris, & Sold by Nicholas Buttolph, More ...

Navigational Notebook with Hand-drawn Maps and Ship Illustrations, Salem, New Jersey, 1823.

Navigational Notebook with Hand-drawn Maps and Ship Illustrations, Salem, New Jersey, 1823.

Auction:
3176B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2018
Lot:
198
Sold for:
$984$800

Navigational Notebook with Hand-drawn Maps and Ship Illustrations, Salem, New Jersey, 1823. Quarto-format manuscript on paper executed by Captain George T. Boon (1805-1849), later a New Jersey More ...

The Improved and Illustrated Game of Dr. Busby.

The Improved and Illustrated Game of Dr. Busby.

Auction:
3176B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2018
Lot:
269
Sold for:
$123$100

The Improved and Illustrated Game of Dr. Busby. Salem: W. and S.B. Ives, 1843. Card game consisting of the original cloth-covered sleeve with printed green labels on front and back and 19 of 20 More ...

Boston. A Chart of the Coast of New England from Beverly to Scituate Harbour, including the Ports of Boston and Salem.

Boston. A Chart of the Coast of New England from Beverly to Scituate Harbour, including the Ports of Boston and Salem.

Auction:
3176B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2018
Lot:
336
Sold for:
$185$150

Boston. A Chart of the Coast of New England from Beverly to Scituate Harbour, including the Ports of Boston and Salem. [from] The London Magazine, May-June 1774. Folding engraved map removed from More ...

William Pearn (British, 19th Century)      The Union

William Pearn (British, 19th Century) The Union

Auction:
3167B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 03, 2018
Lot:
177
Unsold
 

William Pearn (British, 19th Century) The Union Signed "W. PEARN" l.r. Oil on board, 16 1/2 x 25 in., in a modern gilt frame. Condition: Minor surface grime. Provenance: Linden Tree More ...

Charles Porter Brown (Massachusetts, Rhode Island, 1855-1920)      The Barque Taria Topan   of Salem

Charles Porter Brown (Massachusetts, Rhode Island, 1855-1920) The Barque Taria Topan of Salem

Auction:
3167B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 03, 2018
Lot:
261
Unsold
 

Charles Porter Brown (Massachusetts, Rhode Island, 1855-1920) The Barque Taria Topan of Salem Signed and dated "C.P. Brown/1878" l.r. Oil on tin, 12 x 18 1/2 in., in a molded gilt-gesso frame. More ...

French Model 1768 Musket Marked "Salem,"

French Model 1768 Musket Marked "Salem,"

Auction:
3165M
Auction:
Sale #3165M - Nov 02, 2018
Lot:
11
Sold for:
$6,150$5,000

French Model 1768 Musket Marked "Salem," c. 1768, .70 caliber, walnut stock marked on the right side of the butt "SALEM" and "IN," marked on the left side of the butt "IF," lock marked More ...

Eight Hampshire Pottery Transfer-decorated Vessels

Eight Hampshire Pottery Transfer-decorated Vessels

Auction:
3154T
Auction:
Discovery - Oct 17, 2018
Lot:
1429
Sold for:
$154$125

Eight Hampshire Pottery Transfer-decorated Vessels, including two witch creamers, one with a sterling silver Salem souvenir spoon, a "Loon Lake," a "Central Square & Main St.," a "Mount Monadnock," More ...

Clockmaker Daniel Steward's Engraved Brass Container or Box

Clockmaker Daniel Steward's Engraved Brass Container or Box

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
211
Sold for:
$1,845$1,500

Clockmaker Daniel Steward's Engraved Brass Container or Box, Lunenburg, Massachusetts, c. 1774, 3-in. dia. lidded container with a fully engraved lid, side and bottom, lid with the date of 1783, a More ...

John Bernard Johnston (American, 1847-1886)      Plowing

John Bernard Johnston (American, 1847-1886) Plowing

Auction:
3140B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Sep 21, 2018
Lot:
248
Unsold
 

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 ...

Scrimshaw Whale's Tooth Depicting a Customs House and Sailor

Scrimshaw Whale's Tooth Depicting a Customs House and Sailor

Auction:
3121M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 13, 2018
Lot:
860
Sold for:
$1,169$950

Scrimshaw Whale's Tooth Depicting a Customs House and Sailor, 19th century, one side depicting the Salem, Massachusetts, Customs House, the other with an image of a sailor holding a bottle and glass More ...

American School, Probably New Hampshire, c. 1820      Unlucky Girls

American School, Probably New Hampshire, c. 1820 Unlucky Girls

Auction:
3121M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 12, 2018
Lot:
378
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

American School, Probably New Hampshire, c. 1820 Unlucky Girls Unsigned. Watercolor, ink, and gouache on paper, 7 1/2 x 9 3/4 in., in a red-painted frame. Condition: Minor darkening near u.r. More ...

Attributed to Joseph Partridge (Rhode Island/England, b. 1792)      Portrait of Isaac Cowell

Attributed to Joseph Partridge (Rhode Island/England, b. 1792) Portrait of Isaac Cowell

Auction:
3121M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 12, 2018
Lot:
433
Sold for:
$10,455$8,500

Attributed to Joseph Partridge (Rhode Island/England, b. 1792) Portrait of Isaac Cowell Unsigned. Watercolor and ink on paper, 5 x 3 3/4 in., in a gilt-gesso frame. Condition: Minor More ...

George Ropes (New York/Massachusetts, 1788-1819)      Portrait of the Sailing Ship Lion of Salem

George Ropes (New York/Massachusetts, 1788-1819) Portrait of the Sailing Ship Lion of Salem

Auction:
3120T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 06, 2018
Lot:
1266
Unsold
 

George Ropes (New York/Massachusetts, 1788-1819) Portrait of the Sailing Ship Lion of Salem Signed and dated "G. Ropes 1813" l.r. Mixed media on paper, 11 1/2 x 15 1/2 in., in a molded and More ...

Framed Jonathan B. Batchelder Camp Banks, August 25th, 26th, & 27th, 1868, Encampment of the 2D Div. of M.V.M. on Winter Island, Salem

Framed Jonathan B. Batchelder Camp Banks, August 25th, 26th, & 27th, 1868, Encampment of the 2D Div. of M.V.M. on Winter Island, Salem

Auction:
3120T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 06, 2018
Lot:
1550
Sold for:
$209$170

Framed Jonathan B. Batchelder Camp Banks, August 25th, 26th, & 27th, 1868, Encampment of the 2D Div. of M.V.M. on Winter Island, Salem Harbor, Endicott & Company, New York, c. 1858, hand-colored More ...

Walnut Document Box

Walnut Document Box

Auction:
3116M
Auction:
Discovery - Jul 19, 2018
Lot:
462
Sold for:
$98$80

Walnut Document Box, America, 19th century, rectangular box with brass hinges, lock, and handle, the front marked "E.H.N./Salem Mass.," ht. 7 1/4, wd. 18, dp. 10 1/8 in. More ...

Pair of Carved Urn Architectural Finials

Pair of Carved Urn Architectural Finials

Auction:
3080B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 03, 2018
Lot:
161A
Sold for:
$800$650

Pair of Carved Urn Architectural Finials, attributed to Samuel Field McIntire, Salem, Massachusetts, late 18th/early 19th century, the urns with carved rosette and swag decoration above a fluted More ...

Set of Eight Federal Carved Mahogany Shield-back Dining Chairs

Set of Eight Federal Carved Mahogany Shield-back Dining Chairs

Auction:
3080B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 03, 2018
Lot:
174
Sold for:
$1,845$1,500

Set of Eight Federal Carved Mahogany Shield-back Dining Chairs, Salem or Boston, Massachusetts, c. 1800, the backs composed of intersecting ribs with acanthus and bellflower carving terminating at a More ...

Massacre of the American Prisoners of War at Dartmoor Prison on the 6th of April, 1815   Print

Massacre of the American Prisoners of War at Dartmoor Prison on the 6th of April, 1815 Print

Auction:
3079T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Feb 26, 2018
Lot:
1292
Sold for:
$584$475

Massacre of the American Prisoners of War at Dartmoor Prison on the 6th of April, 1815 Print, after W. Carnes, engraved by G.C. Smith, Salem, Massachusetts, c. 1815, depicting the layout of the More ...