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American Furniture & Decorative Arts


Sale 2558M August 14, 2011 Marlborough

American Furniture & Decorative Arts


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Cabinet Furniture, in All its Variety: Vermont Craftsmanship 1760-1860
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Provenance
Barbara and Bob Levine Collection Barbara and Bob Levine are native Vermonters. For a while they lived in New York, and visited Vermont with their young sons and golden retriever asleep in the back of the station wagon. On these trips, they frequented the many area antique shops and what they found fostered their collecting bug, beginning with coin silver spoons. As the family grew, the Levines taste for antiques matured. They began to concentrate on 18th and 19th century Vermont furniture and decorative arts, including needlework samplers, clocks, and portraits by itinerant artists. Because of their growing interests, Barbara and Bob became involved on the collections committee and the board of trustees of the Bennington Museum. Its outstanding exhibits of Vermont furniture further inspired their quest for hard-to-find authenticated Vermont material, resulting in what is thought to be the largest private collection of Vermont furniture and decorative arts in the U.S. Highlighting the Levine collection is a rare and important Federal tiger and birds-eye maple veneered bureau made in Rutland, Vermont, c. 1805-15. Also featured is a needlework sampler made by Margaret Allen that may well be the earliest piece of Vermont needlework in existence, and a decorative carved and gilded catamount figural tavern sign, probably made in Bennington county, c. 1893. The figure was reportedly carved by a carousel figure carver for the 1893 Bennington, Vermont, centennial celebration. A rare example of Vermont clock-making is the cherry shop wall regulator with an engraved brass dial made by Levi Pitkin in Montpelier, Vermont, c. 1800. A rare portrait of a St. Albans woman by Ruth W. Shute is the only known piece by this folk artist which bears a printed label: Painted by Mrs. R.W. Shute St. Albans F[ebruary] 1835. Barbara and Bob, approaching their 80s, still spend time on Lake Bomoseen during the summer months. It is their hope that this auction will give other Vermont lovers an opportunity to acquire the objects that the Levines have enjoyed collecting for almost half a century.

Property Approved for Deaccession by the Board of Trustees of Historic Deerfield, Inc., proceeds to the benefit the Museum Collections Fund. A Massachusetts Historical Society Connecticut collections A Nantucket, Massachusetts, collection A Concord, Massachusetts, antiquarian A Lexington, Massachusetts, collection A Maine estate A Florida family A Norwell, Massachusetts, estate A Vermont family A New York City collector Property from the Collection of Joanne Forney New Hampshire and New Jersey estates A Michigan family Property from a New York collection of American pottery

A Partial Bibliography of Vermont Material Culture (Lots 1-47)

Lillian Baker Carlisle, Vermont Clock and Watchmakers, Silversmiths, and Jewelers, 1778-1878, Burlington, VT: Private Press, 1970. Celebrating Vermont, Myths and Realities, Nancy Price Graff, ed., Middlebury, VT: Middlebury College, 1991. Peter M. Deveikis, Hastings Warren: Vermont Cabinetmaker, The Magazine Antiques, 101:6 (June 1972): 1037-1039. J. Kevin Graffagnino, The Shaping of Vermont, Rutland and Bennington, VT: Vermont Heritage Press and The Bennington Museum, 1987. David Hewitt, G. StedmanThe Elusive Vermont Cabinetmaker, Maine Antiques Digest, 14:3 (March 1986): 1D-4D. William N. Hosley, Jr., Vermont Furniture, 1790-1830, Early New England Furniture: Essays in Memory of Benno M. Forman, Brock Jobe, ed., Boston: S.P.N.E.A., 1987, pp. 245-286. William N. Hosley, Jr., Architecture and Society of the Urban Frontier: Windsor, Vermont, in 1800, The Bay and the River, 1600-1900, Peter Benes, ed., 1981 Annual Proceedings of the Dublin Seminar for New England Folklife, Boston: Boston University, 1982, pp. 73-86. Zadock Thompson, History of Vermont, Natural, Civil, Statistical, Burlington, VT: Chauncy Goodrich, 1842. Philip Zea, Craftsmen and Culture: An Introduction to Vermont Furniture Making, in Charles A. Robinson, Vermont Cabinetmakers & Chairmakers Before 1855: A Checklist, Philip Zea, ed., Shelburne, VT: Shelburne Museum, 1995, pp. 13-24. Philip Zea, Clockmaking and Society at the River and the Bay: Jedidiah and Jabez Baldwin, 1790-1820, The Bay and the River, 1600-1900, Peter Benes, ed., 1981 Annual Proceedings of the Dublin Seminar for New England Folklife, Boston: Boston University, 1982, pp. 43-59. Kenneth Joel Zogry, The Best the Country Affords: Vermont Furniture, 1765-1850, Philip Zea, ed., Bennington, VT: Bennington Museum, 1995.

The Barbara & Robert Levine Collection of Vermont Furniture & Decorative Arts Lots 1-47 1. American School, 19th Century Small Portrait of a Boy Opening a Door, with His Tiger Cat Waiting, c. 1850. Unsigned. Oil on canvas applied to panel, 10 1/8 x 8 1/4 in., in a period molded birds-eye maple frame. Condition: Good, minor flaking to clear varnished surface. Note: Inscriptions on the original stretcher read, From Gram Osborn and Blundel Strong; a note on the reverse states that the painting, before changing hands a couple times, was purchased at a Rutland, Vermont, auction in the early 1970s. $1,200-1,800

2. American School, 19th Century Portrait of Benjamin Metcalf of Wilmington, Vermont, c. 1830. Unsigned, the figure identified in a penciled inscription verso. Oil on panel, 14 x 10 in., in a period grain-painted frame. Condition: Minor paint losses and retouch, two light scratches, panel slightly bowed. Note: The man depicted in the present lot is the cabinetmaker who made and labeled the yarn swift, lot 39. $1,000-1,500

3. Paint-decorated Pine Storage Box, Charlotte, Vermont, c. 1853, rectangular box with hinged lid, opening to a cavity over a single drawer, the drawer back inscribed in pencil Will Williams Charlotte, Vt. July 10, 53, the front of the box with two oval reserves painted with scenic views, probably the town of Charlotte, Vermont, and Lake Champlain, on an ochre-painted ground with brown linear borders, and outlining oval reserves on the top and sides, (minor paint wear), ht. 10 3/4, wd. 17, dp. 12 1/2 in. Provenance: J. Dickerson Inc. auctioneers, to Harold E. Cole, Woodbury, Connecticut, to the consignor, who purchased it December 4, 1994. $800-1,200

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4. Carved and Gilded Catamount Figural Tavern Sign, probably Bennington County, Vermont, c. 1893, relief-carved figure with gilt over gessoed wood, including black metal stand and a white painted wood wall-mounted display shelf, (repairs to tail), ht. 25, wd. 4 1/2, lg. 5 ft. 2 in. Provenance: According to notes kept by the consignors, the figure reportedly was carved by a carousel figure carver for the 1893 Bennington, Vermont, Centennial Celebration. It was owned by a gentleman whose Vermont grandparents were antique collectors in the 1920s, and the figure had been stored in their attic for many years. Exhibitions: Vermont: Myths and Realities, Vermont Folk Life Center, Middlebury College, and Bennington Museum. Note: The eastern mountain lion or catamount (a variant of cat of the mountain) was adopted by Vermonters as a symbol of their tenacity. In the 18th century, a catamount grinning defiance at New York was the sign and rallying symbol of the Green Mountain Boys before the Revolutionary War at Jonas Fays Catamount Tavern in Bennington, Vermont, $12,000-15,000

5. Federal Inlaid Cherry Bombe Chest of Drawers, attributed to George Stedman, Norwich, Vermont, c. 1800-20, inlaid with stringing along the top edge and the drawer borders, on the base of flaring French feet joined by a shaped skirt, old octagonal eagle-and-shield embossed brasses, old surface, (imperfections), ht. 35, wd. 41, dp. 18 1/2 in. Provenance: 19th century descent in the West family of Royalton, Vermont. An accompanying note about where the piece was found reads in part: In with attic discards at Westlands, in South Royalton, Vermont, the Farm owned by Frank S. and Ellen W. Ainsworth. Rescued by their daughter, Ida Ainsworth Cole, in 1916... Purchased by the consignors at James Dickerson Auction, Fermsburg, Vermont, August 10, 1997. Literature: See Zogry, pp. 118-119, cat. no 69, for an analysis of another example of this uniquely Vermont form. In the description, Zogry implies that there are at least five additional examples known, including one at the Bennington Museum, and another at Winterthur; and see Charles Robinson, p. 99. $15,000-25,000

6. Vermont Needlework Sampler, MARGARET ALLEN BORN JUNE THE 20 1721, reported to be the earliest known Vermont sampler, executed with silk threads on a linen ground, stitched with three alphabets interspersed with geometric, scroll, and floral borders, the lower register ornamented with a flowering vine, (toning, light stains), 12 x 9 in., in a later birds-eye maple frame. Provenance: According to research provided by the consignor, the sampler first changed hands publicly at a Brunswick, Maine, auction c. 1978. It was owned by Mr. and Mrs. James Marsh (now deceased) of Prouts Neck, Maine. James Marsh was the nephew of Mrs. James Bailey who owned the sampler at the time (c. 1921) the sampler was listed in the American Samplers publication. Literature: This sampler is listed under samplers made between 17001799, and from Vermont, in American Samplers, by Ethel S. Bolton and Eva J. Cole, originally published by the Society of the Colonial Dames of America, Boston, 1921, reprinted by Dover Publications Inc., New York, 1973, p. 29. On page 28, which lists the date of the earliest known sampler from each state, Vermonts is listed at 1728, the date of the present lot. $3,000-5,000

7. Needlework Family Record Sampler, Wrought by Clarissa Hastings Aged 13 1833, Waitsfield, Vermont, silk threads on a linen ground depicting a temple with columns and checkerboard floor enclosing the vital statistics of Garingter Hastings (b. 1779), Hannah Olcott (b. 1784), who were married March 7, 1801, and their thirteen children, flanked by pious verses, with Miss Susan McAuley Instructres stitched above the temple, large flower blossoms stitched in the upper corners, and weeping willow trees in the bottom corners, all enclosed in a sawtooth border, 17 1/4 x 17 3/4 in., in a later birds-eye maple veneer frame. Exhibitions: The First Effort of My Infant Hand: Early Vermont Samplers, The Bennington Museum, June 1997November 1997. Note: According to previous research and genealogy listed on the back of the sampler, this Waitsfield, Vermont, sampler exhibits two distinctive elements of the Waitsfield style samplers: the flowing vines which twine around the columns, and the weeping willows flanking the temple; the use of green and black threads was preferred by this school. Clarissas instructress, Susan McAuley, is listed in the History of Waitsfield as a teacher in Waitsfield. Clarissa Webb Hastings was born July 20, 1820, in Swanzey, New Hampshire. She moved with her family to Waitsfield in 1822, where she stitched the sampler. Her father bought a portion of a mill, and also kept a tavern there for many years. On January 8, 1848 she married Seymour L. Graves of Johnson, Vermont; she died in October of 1860. $1,200-1,500

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8. Silk Needlework Memorial Picture to Maria Juliet Allen, probably Vermont, c. 1811 stitched with silk and chenille threads on a silk ground highlighted with paint on the silk background, the figures faces and hands and ink inscription, depicting a landscape centered with four figures: a man and woman, and a younger man and woman, grieving beside an urn-topped monument, the plinth inscribed in an oval reserve: SACRED To The Memory of JULIET ALLEN, Who Departed This Life August 18th, 1811, In the 18th Year of Her Age., with a weeping willow draping its branches over the figures, and mountains, trees, water, and shrubbery in the background, (imperfections), sight size 20 1/2 x 24 1/2 in., in a later gold and eglomise mat and molded giltwood frame. Provenance: Bernstein-Frankau collection, Armonk, New York, sold at Northeast Auctions, August 2, 1998, lot 889, then to the consignors. Literature: Pictured in situ in The Magazine Antiques, November 1946, p. 315. It was then in the Bernstein-Frankau collection. Note: Genealogical information indicates Maria Juliet Allen was born May 22, 1794, the third and last child of Major General Ira Allen (b. April 21 or May 1, 1751, in Cornwall, Connecticut) and his wife Jerusha (Hayden, b. February 6, 1764, in Colchester, Vermont). Maria died at the age of seventeen while attending school at St. Albans, Vermont. Her father was an important figure in American and Vermont history. He was the youngest of eight children and brother to Ethan Allen, the commandant of the Green Mountain Boys, who were instrumental in the disputes between New York and New Hampshire over the region that became Vermont. In colonial times Ira was successful in rallying the Green Mountain Boys of Vermont to help defeat the Hessian soldiers at the Battle of Bennington, he was a member of the Constitutional Convention in 1791, founder of the state of Vermont and the state treasurer from 1775-1785, and was founder of the University of Vermont. $2,000-4,000

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9. Queen Anne Tiger Maple High Chest of Drawers, Rhode Island, dated 1749, the upper section with thumbmolded drawers set into the base by a deep two-part midmolding, the lower dovetailed case of thumbmolded drawers on removable cabriole legs with arris knees continuing to slipper feet, replaced 18th century brasses, refinished, (minor imperfections), ht. 69 1/2, lower case wd. 39, dp. 21; offered together with a pen and ink calligraphic family record of the births and marriages of the John Clapp family of Warwick, Rhode Island, inscribed James Pollards Scriptit, and dated July 29, AD 1796, in original black and gilt frame bearing the label of Peter Grinnell & Son, Providence, sight size 14 1/2 x 11 1/2; and a small framed needlework sampler by Mercy Stafford Waterman Clapp, aged nine years, 1830, sight size 8 x 9 in. Provenance: Highboy descended in the family of John Waterman (1691-1751) and Mercy Stafford Waterman of Warwick, Rhode Island; Nathan Liverant and Son Antiques, Colchester, Connecticut, 1991; acquired by the present owners from the preceding. $15,000-25,000

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10. Carved Cherry Tall Case Clock, Asahel (b. 1759) and Martin (1778-c. 1830) Cheney, Putney, Vermont, 17981803, the engraved brass tombstone dial with a rampant lion in the arch, floral spandrels, seconds hand and calendar aperture, signed Asahel Cheney/Putney, with eight-day brass weight-driven movement, refinished, (imperfections), ht. 90 in. Provenance: Douglas Marland Collection, Windsor House, New Canaan, Connecticut; Bernard and S. Dean Levy, New York City, 1993; purchased by the current owners from the preceding. Literature: See Zogry, p. 108, cat. no. 60. Exhibitions: The Best the Country Affords: Vermont Furniture, 17651850, The Bennington Museum, Bennington, Vermont, 1995. Note: Zogry tells us that Asahel and Martin were sons of Benjamin Cheney, of East Hartford, Connecticut, and they moved up the river to Vermont in the mid-1790s. He further guesses that Martin Cheney, who signed the bottom of the seat board This clock made by Martin Cheney, might have done so because his brothers name only appears on the dial. $10,000-15,000

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11. Vermont Needlework Sampler, This sampler was executed at Waitsfield 1821 by Joanna Barnard, aged 10 years: born at Waitsfield October 12th 1810, stitched with silk threads on a linen ground, with seven rows of alphabets over name and date lines with light blue Queens stitch on two edges, and a pious verse flanked by a bird, dog, tree, and plant, the whole enclosed in a meandering flowering vine, (toning, minor stains), 16 1/2 x 17 1/2 in., in a later frame. Exhibitions: The First Effort of My Infant Hand: Early Vermont Samplers, The Bennington Museum, June 1997November 1997. Note: According to previous research by The Bennington Museum, this Waitsfield, Vermont, sampler exhibits a few of several distinctive elements of Waitsfield style samplers: satin stitched flowing vines which twine around the sampler, a distinctive % character after Joannas script alphabet, and a floral ground line she used under her name. In History of the town of Waitsfield, Vermont, 1782-1908: with family genealogies, G.E. Littlefield, Matt Bushnell Jones, Boston, 1909, it is listed that Joanna was the daughter of Ebenezer (b. 1783) and Experience (Childs, b. 1784). Barnard, who resided at the paternal farm in Waitsfield where she was the second child of six children born to the couple, married Anson Fisk (b. Oct. 31, 1806), and died December 21, 1891. $1,200-1,800

12. Needlework Sampler, Susan Delano, Stowe, Vermont, Made by a Tamil girl., the sampler was stitched by a girl whose parents were missionaries in Ceylon, (now Sri Lanka), and later moved to Stowe, Vermont, stitched with silk threads on a linen ground with rows of English and Ceylon alphabets, also stitched 1855 Oodoo Pitty/Jaffna Ceylon, which was Susans Ceylonese name; the made by a Tamil girl phrase refers to the Tamil Indians, a native ethnic group in northern Ceylon, 11 1/2 x 12 in., in a mahogany veneer frame. Exhibitions: Heckscher Museum, Huntington, New York, By a Childs Hand Wrought: American Folk Art by Children, October 20November 30, 1979; The Bennington Museum, The First Effort of My Infant Hand: Early Vermont Samplers, June 1997November 1997. $300-500 13. Needlework Sampler, Executed by Helen McL..n/aged 9 years, 1827, stitched with seven rows of alphabets over the lower register with a house, two dogs, a girl, peacock, and a bird perched on a flowering bush, enclosed on three sides with a scroll border, (toning, fading, minor stains), 11 1/4 x 16 3/4 in., in a later burl veneer frame. $300-500

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14. Federal Cherry and Birds-eye Maple and Mahogany Veneer Half Sideboard, made in the shop of Hastings Warren (1779-1845), Middlebury, Vermont, 1814, the cockbeaded inlaid drawers with opalescent Sandwich glass pulls, added in 1833, (old refinish), ht. 39 1/2, case wd. 40 1/2, dp. 19 in. Literature: See Zogry, pp. 64-65, cat. no. 28. Exhibitions: The Best the Country Affords: Vermont Furniture, 1765-1850, The Bennington Museum, 1995, catalogue number 28; Shelburne Museum, Shelburne, Vermont, 1995. Note: An inscription on the underside of the top right hand drawer traces the history of the piece. It reads in part, Huldah Chipmans daughter of Majr Gen. Timothy F. Chipman. Purchased of Brig. Gen. Hastings Warren of Middlebury, Vt./Shoreham, Vt./Novm. 1814. Zogry notes, no piece of Vermont furniture is better documented than this one, which descended for 125 years in an unbroken matriarchal line from the original owner, a member of one of Addison Countys most prominent early families. $4,000-6,000

15. Ruth W. Shute (American, 1803-1882) Portrait of a St. Albans, Vermont, Woman. Unsigned, with printed and inscribed paper artists label applied to the back of canvas: Painted by Mrs. R.W. Shute St. Albans F[ebruary] 1835. Oil on canvas, 30 1/2 x 24 in., with original stretcher and molded giltwood frame. Condition: Minor scattered retouch, stable craquelure. Provenance: Purchased from Stephen/Douglas Antiques, Rockingham, Vermont, in 1994. Note: Ruth W. Shute and her physician husband Dr. Samuel A. Shute were itinerant portrait painters known for their individual and collaborated watercolor portraits of individuals living in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont, and northern New York State beginning in 1827. It appears Samuel became very ill around 1834-35 and was unable to paint. It has been discovered in recent times that several oil on canvas paintings, all executed by Mrs. Shute and dating from 1834-35, were discovered in the Plattsburg, New York, and St. Albans, Vermont, area, indicating Ruth had taken the responsibility of earning a living by painting portraits in these towns while her husband was ill and being cared for by family in nearby Champlain, New York. Samuel died in 1836 at the age of thirty-two. Ruth subsequently moved to Concord, New Hampshire, remarried, then moved to Kentucky, and continued painting until about 1839. This is the only known labeled painting by the artist. $4,000-6,000

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16. Zedekiah Belknap (American, 1781-1858) Pair of Portraits of a New England Man and Woman, c. 1820. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 22 1/4, x 17 1/2 in., in matching period gilt-gesso frames, the protective backings are mounted with the original Hastings & Davenport printed paper Boston framers labels. Condition: Relined, both with minor retouch and craquelure. Provenance: Family descent from the original owners, sold at Christies, New York, auction 7924, lot 109, June 22, 1994, with auction label affixed to the back of the frame, then to the consignors. $4,000-6,000

17. Red-painted Windsor High Chair, Windsor County, Vermont, c. 182030, the cresting decorated with roses, old surface, (imperfections), ht. 35 1/2, seat ht. 22 in. Provenance: A note attached to the bottom of the chair indicates that it was purchased for Harriet Elizabeth Howe of Royalton, Vermont, in 1845, when it was likely repainted red. $800-1,200

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18. Fancy-Painted Dressing Table, New England, c. 1830, the surface painted to resemble rosewood and decorated with gilt stencil and foliate designs, original brass pulls, old surface, (minor imperfections), overall ht. 37 1/2, wd. 31 1/2, dp. 15 1/2 in. $800-1,200

19. Federal Tiger Maple Slant-lid Desk, attributed to Asa Loomis, Shaftsbury, Vermont, c. 1815-20, replaced pulls, (imperfections), ht. 43, wd. 41 1/4, dp. 19 in. Provenance: Originally belonged to Lemuel Buck, and descended in his family, Shaftsbury, Bennington County, Vermont, until approximately 1992. Literature: See Robinson, p. 75; and Celebrating Vermont, exhibition catalogue, no. 7, p. 104. Exhibitions: Celebrating Vermont: Myths and Realities, Middlebury College, 1991. $4,000-6,000

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20. Cherry Shop Wall Regulator, Levi Pitkin (17741854), Montpelier, Vermont, c. 1800, the dovetailed rectangular case with hinged glazed door, with circular engraved brass dial inscribed Pitkin, Montpelier, the inscription flanking the large minute hand which points to the outermost ring, two smaller dials show the hour and seconds, with eight-day brass weight-powered movement with drop strike on the hour, the clock intended to measure the accuracy of clocks and watches being made or repaired in the shop, old surface, (minor imperfections), ht. 50, wd. 15 1/2, dp. 8 in. Literature: See Zogry, p. 140, cat. no. 85. Exhibitions: The Best the Country Affords, Vermont Furniture, 17651850, Bennington Museum, Bennington, Vermont, 1995; Shelburne Museum, Shelburne, Vermont, 1995. Note: According to Zogry, Levi Pitkin was born in East Hartford, Connecticut, and was apprenticed to Daniel Burnap of Neighboring East Windsor. He had relocated to Montpelier by 1800, bringing the eighteenth-century Connecticut clockmaking tradition as far north into the interior of Vermont as far as it would ever reach. He continues to say that similarly used clocks were designed by Aaron Willard, Jr., and Elnathan Taber in Boston. $10,000-15,000

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21. Federal Tiger Maple and Cherry Inlaid Chest of Drawers, Asa Loomis, Shaftsbury, Vermont, 1816, the case of cockbeaded drawers and flanking birds-eye maple panels, refinished, replaced brass pulls, (minor imperfections), inscribed on the underside of the top by the cabinetmaker Made by Asa Loomis in the year 1816, ht. 45 1/4, case wd. 42 1/2, dp. 20 3/4 in. Literature: See Zogry, pp. 42-23; and Robinson, p. 75. Provenance: Sold at Skinner, American Furniture and Decorative Arts, Bolton, Massachusetts, March 23, 1997, lot 80. $3,000-5,000

22. American School, 19th Century View of a Barnet Centre, Vermont, Church, c. 1830. Unsigned. Watercolor on paper, 12 x 14 3/4 in., in a period molded wood frame with gilt liner. Condition: Toning, tear c.l., stains, seven pinhole size punctures. Provenance: A note affixed to the verso is inscribed: This picture was painted by Mrs. Goodmiller-wife of one of the pastors of the Barnet Centre Church. About 1878 it was given to Agnes Nelson Bachelder Gilkerson by Mrs. Wm. Lendr---n of So. Argyle, N.Y. It then descended to her daughter -Laura Jane Gilkerson Morris. After her death it came to Agnes E. Morris Oat---an- 1941. $1,500-2,500

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23. Painted A.W. TITUS Lion and Lamb Tavern Sign, early 19th century, wide rectangular pine panel painted with figures of a lion and a lamb over gilt lettered proprietors name A.W. TITUS, (imperfections), 22 1/2 x 37 in. Note: Some time ago the trade sign was recycled for use as a tabletop to an old chair-table base, hence the distinctive square outline on it. The base and loose replacement tabletop accompanies the sign. $3,000-5,000

24. Framed Silhouette Portraits of a Keene, New Hampshire, Family, seven bust-length cut white, laid paper silhouettes of a mother, father, two sons and three daughters, lightly affixed to black card, a label on the back is inscribed Silhouettes of a Keene, New Hampshire, family, 1830s, (minor light stains), 10 x 9 in., in a mahogany veneer frame. $400-600 25. Silhouette Portrait of a Lady, America, c. 1830, hollow-cut half-length portrait with graphite details, backed with black silk fabric, (minor toning, and foxing, repairs), sight size 5 1/4 x 2 1/4 in., in a period molded black-painted frame. $300-500

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26. Rare and Important Federal Tiger Maple and Mahogany, Flame Birch and Birdseye Maple Veneer Inlaid Bureau, Rutland, Vermont, 1805-15, replaced brasses, refinished, (minor imperfections), ht. 41 1/2, case wd. 42, top dp. 20 1/4 in. Provenance: Nathan Liverant and Son; Israel Sack, Inc.; Christies New York, Important American Furniture, Silver, Folk Art and Decorative Arts, June 23, 1993, lot 204, pp. 132-33. Exhibitions: The Best the Country Affords: Vermont Furniture, 17651850, Bennington Museum, Bennington, Vermont; Shelburne Museum, Shelburne, Vermont, 1995. Literature: See Zogry, pp. 38-39, cat. no. 12; American Antiques in Israel Sack Collection, Volume VII (New York, 1983), p. 1709; William Hosley, Jr., Vermont Furniture 17901830, in Old Time New England, Volume 72 (SPNEA, Boston, 1987), fig. 1981; and Hosley (III), p. 72. $50,000-75,000

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27. Federal Cherry and Tiger Maple Veneer Chest of Drawers, Champlain Valley, possibly Rutland, Vermont, c. 1810-20, the cockbeaded case on cutout feet, scrolling apron with central rectangular drop panel, refinished, replaced brasses, ht. 37, case wd. 41, dp. 19 1/2 in. $2,500-3,500 28. Springfield, Vermont, Needlework Family Record, Wrought by Mary Lockwood in the 12th year of her, 1826, stitched with silk threads on a linen ground with an arched flowering vine above register listing the vital statistics of John Lockwood (b. 1793), his wife Esther (b. 1791), their daughter and the needle worker Mary (b. 1814), Samuel Haskin (b. 1761 at Bolton, Connecticut), Esthers second husband after John died, sometime before 1822, and Samuel Haskin, Jr., the son of Esther and Samuel, Marys stepbrother (b. 1822); the lower register depicting three funeral urns, the first partly stitched with the date of Marys stepfathers death August 14th 18--, bordered with running diamond bands and a sawtooth border, (imperfections), 16 1/2 x 16 1/2 in., in a later molded giltwood frame. Exhibitions: The First Effort of My Infant Hand: Early Vermont Samplers, The Bennington Museum, June 1997November 1997. $600-800 29. Woodbury, Vermont, Needlework Sampler, Laura Judson Woodbury/August 25 1832 AD, worked in silk threads on a linen ground, with four rows of alphabets over a band of diamonds and numerals, the name and date line with the initials ME, possibly the initials of Lauras teacher, the verse Whatsoever thy hand findeth to do[,] do it with thy might, (which is ironic as Mary left her sampler unfinished), over a corner block stitched with baskets, a tabletop set with a pair of candlesticks flanking a basket of fruit, a flowering vine and zigzag border, all enclosed by a leafy vine, (toning), 12 1/2 x 17 in., in a later red-painted reeded wood frame with bulls-eye corner blocks. Exhibitions: The First Effort of My Infant Hand: Early Vermont Samplers, The Bennington Museum, June 1997November 1997. $600-800 30. Rutland County, Vermont, Needlework Family Register Sampler, Eveline Townsend aged 11 years, Wallingford, Rutland County, Vermont...1836, stitched with silk threads on a linen ground, with rows of alphabets and numerals, the names of her father Samuel Townsend, her mother Lucy Townsend, her brother Norman Townsend, and her own name, town, and county; the bottom line is worked with her familys first initials stitched in reverse order, and the last letters of the alphabet with an additional O, she also stitched the lower case q backward in both alphabets, (imperfections), 8 x 17 3/4 in., in a later frame. Exhibitions: The First Effort of My Infant Hand: Early Vermont Samplers, The Bennington Museum, June 1997November 1997. $400-600 31. Needlework Sampler, Rebecca Eliza, early 19th century, worked with silk threads on a linen ground with seven rows of alphabets, over a basket with flowering plant, (toning, fading, stains), 16 1/4 x 10 1/2 in., in a later burl veneer frame. $400-600

32. Vermont Needlework Sampler, Ann L. Reed Proformed This Trifle Aged 8 Years May 31 AD 1831, Shoreham, Addison County, Vermont, worked in silk threads on a linen ground with rows of alphabets and signature lines over the verse Whatsoever ye would that men should do unto you, do you the same to them., over Friendship & Unity, enclosed in a Greek key border, 8 1/4 x 3 1/4 in., in a later molded wood frame. Note: Ann Livingston Reed was born in 1823, the daughter of Frederick John Reed, of Shoreham, Addison County, Vermont. She may have been a Quaker as the phrase Proformed This Trifle is used almost exclusively on Quaker samplers. $400-600 33. Classical Carved Mahogany and Mahogany Veneer Sofa, possibly by Nahum Parker, Middlebury, Vermont, c. 1825-35, with circular arms terminating in lyre clock facades, ht. 35, wd. 84, dp. 20 1/2 in. Literature: See Hosley, pp. 68-69; Zogry, pp. 84-85, cat. no. 45; and Robinson, pp. 84-85. Exhibitions: The Best the Country Affords: Vermont Furniture, 1765 1850, Bennington Museum, 1995, catalogue number 45; Shelburne Museum, Shelburne, Vermont, 1995. Note: This sofa is one of four of its kind known. Two of the others are at the Sheldon Museum in Middlebury and at the Equinox Hotel in Manchester, Vermont. According to Zogry, the possible maker Nahum Parker purchased mahogany, upholstery, and fittings from Boston and New York and in 1829 advertised Two Sofas, trimmed in elegant style. $1,000-1,500 34. Classical Carved Birch and Mahogany Veneer Chest of Drawers, Rutland County, Vermont, possibly by Caleb Knowlton, Brandon, Vermont, c. 1825-35, shaped backsplash above three short drawers on projecting case of four drawers, flanked by acanthus-carved ogeemolded capitals on half-engaged pineapple-carved and ring-turned posts, all on bulbous turned feet, old surface, (minor imperfections), ht. 48 1/2, case wd. 41, dp. 20 in. $400-600 35. Classical Wavy Birch and Pine Turned Tall Post Tester Bed, Burlington, Vermont, area, c. 1825-35, the four vase- and ring-turned posts topped by acorns and continuing to vase- and ring-turned legs joining scrolled head- and footboards, old refinish, (imperfections), ht. 95, wd. 50, lg. 72 in. Provenance: This bed reportedly belonged to Peter Washburn, a Dartmouth College graduate of 1835 and resident of Woodstock, who was selected Adjutant and Inspector-General of Vermont, with the rank of Brigadier-General, until the end of the Civil War, after which he was elected Governor of Vermont. $1,500-2,500 36. Painted Wood Ship Weather Vane, reportedly made by a Portuguese laborer who was brought to Vermont by William Jarvis (1770-1845), U.S. consul to Portugal, 1802-11, three-masted vessel, with wirework rigging, lifeboat, and flag off the stern, weathered black and white paint, including wood stand and wall mounted wood shelf and brackets, ht. 43 1/2, lg. 64 1/2 in. Note: William Jarvis introduced Merino sheep and their wool to Vermont, which became the states biggest industry. According to the consignors, a mate to this weather vane is in the Vermont Historical Society. $6,000-8,000

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37. Federal Carved and Gilt-gesso Mirror, New England, c. 1820-25, the tablet centering an acorn in high relief, original gilding, (imperfections), ht. 29, cornice wd. 20 3/4 in. $800-1,200

40. Paint-decorated Sideboard, attributed to the Loomis workshop, Shaftsbury, Vermont, c. 1825-40, the rectangular top above two short drawers and long drawer, with two recessed hinged doors below flanked by ring-turned swelled pilasters continuing to turned feet, ht. 48 3/4, wd. 49, dp. 20 in. Literature: See Zogry, pp. 45-46, cat. no. 17; and Robinson, p. 75.

38. Ten Early Kitchen Implements, late 18th/early 19th century, a handled wood and pierced sheet iron grater, a round cutting board with integral handle, a possible Shaker maple butter paddle with make-do pegged repair on crack, a sheet metal hand scoop, a steel spatula with turned wood handle, a tiger maple butter paddle, a steel chopper with turned wood handle, a small round lapped-seam sieve, an oval tin grater with handle, and a small tin strainer with handle, dia. 4 3/4-16 1/2 in. $400-600

Exhibitions: The Best the Country Affords, Vermont Furniture 1765 1850, Bennington Museum, 1995, catalogue number 17. $1,500-2,500 41. Horace Bundy (American, 1814-1883) Pair of Portraits of a Husband and Wife. Signed on reverse in black script H. Bundy Pinxt, also bearing a stenciled Troy, New York, firms mark on the back of the canvas. Oil on canvas, 30 x 25 in., in original giltwood frames. Condition: Good, relined, scattered retouch. Note: Itinerant painter Horace Bundy often made large black script notations on the reverse of his canvases, as in this case. In his later works, he often used a painted oval to surround his subjects. $3,000-5,000 42. Horace Bundy (American, 1814-1883) Portrait of a Ludlow, Vermont, Gentleman. Signed verso Painted By H. Bundy Ludlow, Sept. 1845. Oil on canvas, 28 x 24 in., in the original molded giltwood frame. Condition: Minor retouch. $800-1,200

39. Vermont Labeled Maple Yarn Swift, Benj. Metcalf & Co. Cabinet Makers, Woodstock, Vt., 19th century, the swift topped with a turned yarn cup on shaft with adjustable expanding slat yarn winder and turned clamp with printed makers label, accompanied by a four-page memoir Metcalf Recollections by Minnie Metcalf, 1953-55, written for Arlene Metcalf Moran, ht. 22 1/4, dia. expanding to 26 1/2 in. Literature: See Zogry, pp. 120-121; and Robinson, p. 78. $400-600

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43. Four Early Lighting Devices, late 18th/early 19th century, an iron multiple-wick pendant lamp with swivel suspension, an iron betty lamp with wick support and hook, an iron pendant rush holder with candle socket counterweight and sawtooth trammel, and a saucered tin lamp stand or tidy, ht. 3 3/4-15 in. $400-600

44. Three Wrought Iron Hearth Toasters, 18th to early 19th century, a rotary toaster with scroll grill and tripod feet, two dangle toasters, one with scroll grill and rams horn handle terminal, the other with bar grill and handle with impressed monogram and possible year made G.N.R. 1818, ht. 6 3/4-28 in. $500-700

47. Painted and Signed Vermont Storage Box, Firkin, and Footstool, 19th century, rectangular pine box with hinged lid with leather strap handle, painted black over earlier red, the front inscribed with gilt lettering J. HERRICK. W. Randolph, Vt.; the interior lined with period printed cotton fabric and fitted with a red-painted two-compartment liftout tray, (minor paint wear, crack to lid), ht. 8, wd. 21, dp. 12; together with a gray-painted stave and hoop-constructed covered firkin with wire bail and turned hardwood handle, ht. 9 1/2; and a small red-painted pine footstool with bootjack ends, ht. 6 1/2, wd. 13, dp. 7 3/4 in. $300-500

45. Seven Iron Hearth Tools and Implements, late 18th/early 19th century, a large deep sheet iron skillet with long wrought iron handle stamped with indistinct makers name and pine tree on tripod legs; four wrought iron trivets, two round, two triangular; a crown-shaped game hanging rack; and a rectangular sheet iron ember carrier with hinged lid, ht. 1 3/4-12 1/4, dia. 8-32 in. $400-600

46. Bayonet-mounted Civil War Muzzle-loading Percussion Musket, Lamson, Goodnow, & Yale, Windsor, Vermont, and Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts, c. 1864, 58 caliber musket with walnut stock, the lock plate marked U.S./L.G-&Y/Windsor Vt and dated 1864, VP and eagles head marked on left side of the barrel. $400-600

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48. Painted Pine Chest of Drawers, probably Massachusetts, c. 17001720, the single arch-molded case of two short drawers and four graduated long drawers on turned turnip feet, replaced engraved teardrop pulls, old black over earlier paint, ht. 43 1/4, wd. 38 1/4, dp. 20 1/4 in. $4,000-6,000

51. British School, 17th Century Portrait of Mrs. Adam Winthrop. Unsigned, dated An 1666 u.l., and inscribed with the age of the subject 47 u.l. Oil on canvas, 25 x 29 in., unframed. Condition: Restored, with minor paint loss l.c. Provenance: Sold at Skinner, June 1987, sale 1156, lot 167. The remains of an old label from the original stretcher are inscribed A portrait of Mrs. Winthrop wife of Adam Winthrop of Groton Manor, Suffolke. The subject may possibly be related to John Winthrop (15881649), the first governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony. $800-1,200 52. Framed Needlework Purse Fragment, Mary Burnet June 18th 1805, fully stitched fragment with silk threads on a linen ground, with the girls name and date stitched on the top band over a basket of flowers and crossed flower sprigs, (toning), 7 1/2 x 5 1/2 in., in a period mitered wood frame. $600-800 53. Small Walnut Veneer Six-drawer Cabinet, England, late 18th century, the top with crossbanded border above six drawers arranged in three rows of two, replaced brass teardrop pulls, old refinish, (minor imperfections), ht. 9 1/2, wd. 13 1/2, dp. 6 1/4 in. $400-600

49. Painted-decorated Queen Anne Mirror, New England, 18th century, the molded pine frame with high scrolled crest, painted with red and white flowers and leaves, (loss on crest), 16 1/4 x 8 5/8 in. $2,500-3,000

50. Framed Floral Beadwork Picture, probably England, 17th century, composed of vibrant colored glass beads, metallic thread and sequins stitched to a silk ground, with large central blossoming stem in central oval reserve surrounded by fruiting vines and flowers, some motifs raised and stuffed, (losses), 10 x 9 1/4 in., in an old but later carved and painted wood frame. Provenance: Ex Katherine Prentiss Murphy collection, sold at Skinner, September 1983, lot 336. $800-1,200

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54. Oak Spoon Rack with Pewter Spoons, Small Pine Spoon Rack, and a Mahogany Knife Box, America or England, 19th century, threetier spoon rack with pierced shaped backboard for hanging, housing fifteen assorted pewter spoons; a small arched-back pine spoon rack with slots for three spoons; and a rectangular mahogany knife box with canted sides, the center dividing panel pierced with handle hold, ht. 13, 4, 6 3/4, lg. 14 1/2, 8, 15 1/2 in., respectively. $400-600 55. Black-painted Carved Bannister-back Side Chair, probably Massachusetts, early 18th century, with Prince of Wales cresting, block-, vase-, and ring-turned stiles topped by turned ball finials, above the rush seat on block-, vase-, and ring-turned front legs joined to the slightly raking rear legs by bulbous-turned stretchers, old black-painted surface, ht. 46 1/2, seat ht. 16 1/2 in. $8,000-12,000 56. Black-painted Carved Maple Cane-back Side Chair, New England, early 18th century, the carved cresting above the molded back flanked by block-, vase-, and ring-turned stiles, on beaded trapezoidal seat, and four similarly turned legs joined by stretchers, (imperfections), ht. 49 1/4, seat ht. 18 1/4 in. $600-800 57. Maple and Pine Bannister-back Armchair, New England, last half 18th century, the shaped crest above three molded bannisters joining vase- and ring-turned posts, with scrolled arms on vase- and ringturned supports continuing to legs joined by double stretchers, old refinish, ht. 47 1/2, seat ht. 19 in. $400-600 58. Painted-decorated Slat-back Armchair, New England, mid-18th century, with vase- and ring-turned arm supports and bulbous-turned double stretchers, early 19th century grain-painted and yellow striped decoration, ht. 41 1/2, seat ht. 15 1/2 in. $1,200-1,800 59. Maple Roundabout Chair, New England, 18th century, the curved backrest continuing to scrolled handholds, on vase- and ring-turned stiles joined by shaped splats continuing to turned legs joined by turned double stretchers, old varnished surface, ht. 29 3/4, seat ht. 16 1/2 in. $800-1,200 60. Embroidered Wool Coverlet, probably New England, late 18th century, the black wool twill ground woven in three sections and stitched with colored wool yarns in fanciful floral designs, bordered with undulating flowering and fruiting vines and geometric patterns, in a variety of stitches including chain stitch, cross-stitch, outline, blanket, and long and short stitch, (minor stitch losses, six small patch reinforcements to back), 88 x 78 in. Literature: For similar coverlets, see Americas Quilts and Coverlets, by Carleton L. Safford and Robert Bishop, E.P. Dutton & Co., New York, 1972, pp. 64-65. $6,000-8,000

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64. Federal Cherry Breakfast Table, New England, c. 1790-1800, the serpentine shaped drop-leaf top on square tapering beaded legs joined by a straight apron, original surface of worn red wash, (minor imperfections), ht. 27 1/2, wd. 35, dp. closed 18 1/4, dp. open 36 in. $2,500-3,500 65. Black-painted Bannister-back Chair, New England, first half 18th century, with shaped crest and block-, vase-, and ring-turned stiles, the similarly turned legs joined by bulbous front stretcher, ht. 44, seat ht. 17 1/4 in. $400-600 66. Turned Maple and Ash Roundabout Chair, New England, late 18th century, with shaped backrest, arched slats, and vase- and ring-turned stiles continuing to legs, old refinish, ht. 30 3/4, seat ht. 17 in. $300-500 67. Brown-painted Pine Make-do Mirror, America, early 19th century, nailed open mortise joinery on small nearly square mirror with chamfered aperture, wire hanger, worn brown paint, 6 x 5 1/8 in. $400-600 68. Painted Roundabout Chair, New England, mid-18th century, with shaped backrest continuing to scrolled chamfered arms, on vase- and ring-turned stiles continuing to legs and double stretchers, old black painted surface over earlier red, ht. 30, seat ht. 16 1/2 in. $400-600

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69. John Brewster (American, 1766-1854) Pair of Portraits of Captain John Low (1745-1827) and His Wife Sara (Herrick). Unsigned. Oil on canvas, depicted in half-length and seated with hand in front, clasping a book titled Constitution, Sara is portrayed holding a white rose, 30 x 25 in., in later molded giltwood frames. Condition: Good, retouch to both, patch repair to bonnet bow on Sara. Provenance: Family descent from Captain John Low. Note: Captain Low, born in Ipswich, Massachusetts, served as captain in the Continental army during the Revolutionary War. He later served as a Representative from the town of Lyman to the General Court of Massachusetts, and was a member of the convention in Massachusetts which adopted the United States Constitution. $30,000-50,000

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71. Turned Black-painted Side Chair, Connecticut, mid18th century, with pierced heart-and-crown crest joining vase- and ring-turned stiles, above vasiform splat, rush seat, and turned double front stretchers, old black paint, (imperfections), ht. 43 3/4, seat ht. 17 1/2 in. $400-600

72. Childs Brown-painted Poplar Blanket Chest over Drawer, probably Connecticut, early 18th century, with double-arch molded case, single drawer, on cutout ends and valanced skirt, old wooden pulls, old surface, (imperfections), ht. 24 3/4, wd. 27, dp. 12 1/2 in. $1,500-2,500

73. Paint-decorated Bamboo-turned Windsor High Chair, New England, early 19th century, on splayed legs, painted to resemble exotic wood with mustard striping, ht. 35, seat ht. 22 in. $400-600
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74. Maple and Yellow Pine Tea Table, southern New England, probably Rhode Island, mid-18th century, the oval top on four block-turned tapering legs ending in pad feet joined by a straight skirt with cymacurved brackets, old refinish, (repairs to top), ht. 26 1/2, wd. 35 1/4, dp. 29 in. Provenance: Consigned by a descendant of John Goddard, the 18th century Newport, Rhode Island, cabinetmaker. $1,200-1,500 75. American School, 19th Century Portrait of Lavinia Fanning Age Seven Years, c. 1803. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 35 1/2 x 27 in., in a later molded mahogany frame. Condition: Tears, paint losses. Provenance: Family descent, reportedly the portrait has hung in the family home for over 200 years. Note: Lavinia Fanning was the daughter and only child of six children surviving infancy born to Nathaniel Fanning and his wife Elizabeth (Smith). Her father Nathaniel (1755-1805) was an officer in the Continental Navy and later the United States Navy, and most notable, served as Midshipman on board the Bon Homme Richard under John Paul Jones during its 1779 victorious ship-to-ship battle with the HMS Serapis. (The battle where Jones uttered I have not yet begun to fight!). Lavinia was born September 11, 1796 in New York City, although the family eventually resided in Stonington, Connecticut. She married Nathan Smith March 6, 1814 in Groton, Connecticut. A group of photocopied extensive Fanning family genealogy, excerpts from The history of the Fanning Family, by Walter Frederick Brooks, published in Winchester, Massachusetts, 1905, and an article about Nathaniel Fanning from Historical Footnotes: Bulletin of the Stonington Historical Society, Vol. XII, No. 3, May 1975, accompany the portrait. $8,000-12,000

76. Black-painted Fan-back Windsor Chair, possibly coastal Connecticut, late 18th century, the curved crest rail with undulating lower edge, carved seat, and vase- and ring-turning, old black paint over earlier green and white, (paint wear), ht. 36, seat ht. 17 in. $800-1,200

77. Pair of Fan-back Windsor Side Chairs, southeastern New England, late 18th century, with carved terminals and saddle seats, and splayed vase- and ring-turned legs, later green-blue paint, (minor imperfections), ht. 39 1/2, seat ht. 18 in. $2,000-3,000

78. Painted Continuous-arm Brace-back Windsor Chair, probably Connecticut, c. 1780-90, old red-painted surface over earlier coats including green and black, (imperfections), ht. 35 1/4, seat ht. 16 1/2 in. $1,500-2,500

79. Red-painted Sack-back Windsor Chair, Newport, Rhode Island, area, late 18th century, with curved arm supports and carved seat, old redpainted surface over earlier green, (paint wear), ht. 36 1/2, seat ht. 16 1/4 in. Provenance: Consigned by a descendant of John Goddard, the 18th century Newport, Rhode Island, cabinetmaker. $800-1,200

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80. Royal Brewster Smith (Maine, 1801-1855) Portrait of Abner Chase Stockin, Age Three, of Monmouth, Maine, c. 1834. Unsigned, the sitter and artist identified in inscriptions on the reverse. Oil on canvas, depicting the boy seated in a painted chair, holding a book, 33 x 26 3/4 in., in a later molded giltwood frame. Condition: Relined, retouch. Provenance: Family descent. Exhibitions: Collectors View, March 15April 20, 1986, Loch Haven Art Center, Orange County, Florida, exhibition label affixed to the back. Note: A note written by Nina Fletcher Little identifying the artist as Royal Brewster Smith is affixed to the reverse. Abner Chase Stockin was born August 30, 1831, the son of Thomas Blossom Stockin and Lydia Ann Chase. He graduated from Bowdoin College in 1857, was a teacher for twelve years, and later an educational publisher for thirty years. He married Helen Medora Towle (b. July 6, 1832) on August 3, 1858. They had at least one child, a son, Edwin Stockin (b. January 22, 1862, at Monmouth, Maine), who later became the publisher of the Youths Companion of Boston. Abner died on January 11, 1901, at the age of seventy. $4,000-6,000 81. Burlwood Bowl, America, early 19th century, round turned bowl with integral carved handles, (imperfections), ht. 5 3/4, dia. 16 in. $4,000-6,000
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83. Gilt-copper and Zinc Peacock Weather Vane, America, late 19th/ early 20th century, full-body figure with embossed and corrugated sheet copper tail, zinc underbody and portion of legs, no stand, old weathered gilt surface with verdigris, (one section of corrugated tail loose but retained, seam separations), ht. 17, lg. 32 1/2 in. $1,500-2,500

84. Molded Gilt Copper Leaping Stag Weather Vane, Cushing & White, Waltham, Massachusetts, late 19th/early 20th century, full-body figure, the surface with vestiges of gilding, yellow sizing and traces of verdigris, no stand, (minor seam separation on hind leg, gilt loss), ht. 25, lg. 30 in. Literature: A similar example of a leaping stag weather vane by Cushing & White is illustrated in The Art of the Weathervane, by Steve Miller, Schiffer Publishing Ltd., Pennsylvania, 1984, p. 53. $3,000-5,000

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85. Cast Iron Sun Face Gate Weight, possibly Massachusetts, late 18th century, with stand, overall ht. 12 1/2, wd. 9 in. Provenance: Ex Peter Brams collection, sold at Skinner February 25, 2001, sale 2506, lot 1284. $4,000-6,000 86. Molded Copper Rooster Weather Vane, America, late 19th/early 20th century, flattened full-body figure with sheet copper comb, wattle, and corrugated tail, mounted on a copper arrow, with original dark patina and verdigris surface, with stand, (minor dents), overall ht. 30 1/2, lg. 33 in. $800-1,200 87. Molded Copper Dexter Running Horse Weather Vane, America, late 19th century, molded sheet copper full-body figure with cast zinc ears, mounted on a copper rod, with original verdigris surface with traces of original gilding, no stand, ht. 17, lg. 37 in. Provenance: This weather vane has been mounted on a barn in Worcester County, Massachusetts, since its original purchase. $3,000-5,000

88. Molded Sheet Copper Rooster Weather Vane, America, late 19th century, full-body figure mounted on a copper rod, with original verdigris surface, no stand, (small front section of copper rod is loose), ht. 22 3/4, lg. 19 in. $800-1,200 89. Brass Sundial, 19th century, round plate inscribed with Roman numerals and sun face, scrolled axis, ht. 3, dia. 5 in. $300-500 90. Pair of Urn-top Brass and Iron Knife Blade Andirons, America, late 18th century, each with brass urn finial on iron knife blade shaft with lower brass frontal shield, supported on curved iron legs with penny feet, ht. 17 1/4, wd. 7 1/2, dp. 18 1/2 in. $800-1,200 91. Pair of Wrought Iron Andirons, Hearth Peel, and Tongs, America, late 18th century, the andirons with scroll finial suspending a ring, on arched legs; the peel with rams-horn terminal, andiron ht. 20, wd. 13, dp. 15 1/2; peel lg. 32; tongs lg. 24 in. $800-1,200

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92. Three Carved Wood and Steel Crooked Knives, America, 19th century, one handle carved with a scroll finial the blade held in place with wrapped copper wire, one with carved paw-form terminal, the blade secured with wrapped brass wire, one handle with chip-carved diamond and zigzag designs, flower and five-point star, inscribed Feb. 27 1894 on the reverse, the blade held with wrapped linen, (minor wear), lg. 8, 9 1/2, 8 1/2 in., respectively. $800-1,200

93. Carved Maple and Steel Crooked Knife, America, 19th century, curved handle carved with a scroll finial and relief-carved diamond design, leather wrap securing handle to steel blade, including stand, approx. lg. 10 1/2 in. $300-500

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94. Crooked Blade Knife with Heart Motif Carved Handle, America, 19th century, curved, carved maple handle with pierced integral carved concentric hearts, the surface covered with small stamped circle pattern, steel blade held with brass ferrule including stand, lg. approx. 10 1/2 in. $600-800

98. Engraved Wrought Iron Candle Snuffer with Carved Snake Handle, late 18th/early 19th century, carved mahogany pistol-shaped handle with a snake head fitted with bone eyes consuming a leaf; the springactivated snuffer with wick trimmer and lobed box to collect the wick debris with engraved floral and foliate devices and a wick pick at the tip, lg. 8 1/4 in. $800-1,200 99. Tin, Sheet Iron, and Glass Reflective Candle Sconce, America, 19th century, the round glazed reflector fitted with several embossed round tin reflector plates, the iron candle cup supporting a blown-molded colorless glass peg lamp with threaded pewter and brass camphene burners with caps, ht. 9 7/8 in. $1,200-1,800 100. Green-painted Tin Rumford Lamp, probably England, early 19th century, with hinged conical tin shade over an oval Cardon-type font, columnar shaft, and square, weighted base, (minor paint losses), ht. 12 7/8 in. $1,000-1,500 101. Iron and Brass Betty Lamp on a Turned and Painted Wood Stand, the lamp attributed to Jacob Long, Rapho Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, mid-19th century, the lamp top and bottom riveted to sides, with half bail with linked wick pick and hanging spike, the brass swivel plate with cock finial opens to fill well, the spout with wick support, ht. 4 1/2, dia. 4 1/4; supported on a turned wood stand painted brown over earlier blue and red, ht. 6 5/8 in. Literature: A similar Betty lamp signed by Long is pictured in The Pennsylvania German Collection: Handbooks in American Art, Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1982, color plate xvii and p. 119, plate 53. $800-1,200

95. Crooked Blade Knife with Carved Handle, America, 19th century, curved, carved maple handle with pierced square terminal with faceted top, and chip-carved borders continuing to leather cover and steel blade, including stand, lg. approx. 12 1/2 in. $1,500-2,500

96. Red-painted Tin Candle Lantern, America, early 19th century, half-round lantern with flat hinged glazed door, handle on the back, decorative piercing on peaked chimney with ring handle, ht. 15 1/4 in. $300-500

97. Green and Mustard-painted Tin Fluid Burning Lamp, third quarter 19th century, removable conical shade over lamp stand with handle, saucer base, and well on shaft supporting a molded colorless glass sparking lamp with a threaded pewter single tube camphene burner with cap, (scattered paint losses), overall ht. 10 3/4 in. $400-600

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106. Brass Whale Oil Lamp and Small Tin and Glass Lantern, America, early 19th century, a c. 1835 brass whale oil lamp with a belted oval font on a ring-turned shaft and round domed base, with threaded whale-oil burners; a tin and glass lantern with ring handle over a pierced tin chimney, wire guard protecting a colorless glass shade, with bayonet-mounted base fitted with a conical tin font with brass threaded, whale-oil burners, with vestiges of black paint, (dents, corrosion), ht. 9 3/8, 11 3/4 in., respectively. $300-500 107. Three Tin Lighting Devices, America, early to mid-19th century, a pig lamp with three burners with caps and a filling tube, a Portsmouth betty lamp (lamp attached to base said to have originated in Portsmouth, New Hampshire), with wick support and dished base, a lamp filler with hinged lid, (tray of pig lamp separated from lamp), ht. 5 3/4, 7 3/4, 6 in., respectively. $300-500 108. Three Early Lighting Items and a Pocket Pipe Tongs, 18th/19th century, a cast and wrought iron betty lamp indistinctly marked -LA-E MONTAGNE on font cover, with wick channel, and wrought iron suspension hook; a cast and wrought iron ecclesiastical grease lamp with applied cruciforms, hanging hook, and wick picks attached with a chain; a wrought iron and carved wood splint or rushlight, the blackpainted wood stand with carved notches around the base edge; together with a wrought iron pocket pipe tongs with inscribed date 1761 and AN monogram on either side of the stem, sizes to 7 1/2 in. $200-300

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113. Small Red-painted Pine Step-back Cupboard, New England, early 18th century, on trestle feet, old wrought iron H-L hinges, old surface, (imperfections), ht. 66 3/4, wd. 35 1/2, dp. 19 in. $3,000-5,000 114. Cherry Step-back Spice Cabinet with Eight Drawers, America, 19th century, ht. 10 1/2, wd. 18, dp. 8 1/2 in. $400-600 115. Pewter Mug, Boardman & Hart, New York City, 1828-53, half pint mug with medial band and molded base, scroll handle, BOARDMAN & HART/N YORK mark, ht. 3 1/4 in. $400-600 116. Two Pairs of Pewter Candlesticks, with removable bobeches, on round bases, (minor dents and corrosion), ht. 8 1/2, 8 3/4 in. $400-600 117. Six Pewter Plates, late 18th-early 19th century, five with single-reeded brims: one with marks for John Danforth (Norwich, Connecticut, 17731795), one by Robert Palethorpe, Jr. (Philadelphia, 1817-1822), one by Samuel Danforth (Hartford, Connecticut, 1795-1816), one by Samuel Pierce (Greenfield, Massachusetts, 1792-1830), and one unmarked; with a plain rimmed plate by Blaklee Barns (Philadelphia, 1812-1817), dia. 8 in. $400-600

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118. Five Blown Colorless Glass Apothecary Jars with Red-painted Tin Covers, America, early 19th century, cylindrical jars with slightly domed base and folded rims, with cylindrical tin covers accented with black stripes, (minor paint loss to covers), ht. 7 7/8-8 3/4 in. $400-600 119. Paint-decorated Pine Box, probably New England, early 19th century, rectangular dovetail-constructed box with hinged lid, the exterior painted yellow with dark green borders, (minor imperfections), ht. 6 1/2, wd. 16, dp. 8 3/4 in. $400-600

120. Smoke Decorated Pine Box, Harrison, Maine, early 19th century, rectangular box with dovetailed construction, wire-hinged lid, and iron and brass lock plate, the exterior with smoke decoration on a putty-colored ground, the interior inscribed with several Seavey family signatures, (minor surface wear), ht. 6, wd. 12 1/4, dp. 6 1/4 in. Note: The oldest signature to the interior of the box is Jonathan Seavey. According to the 1880 census, Jonathan was born in 1807, was employed as a stonecutter, and resided in Harrison, Maine. $600-800

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121. Five Pewter Lighting Items, 19th century, a pair of push-up candlesticks; a pair of whale oil lamps by William Calder, Providence, Rhode Island, 1817-56, with threaded whale oil burners on cylindrical fonts, baluster shaft, and molded round bases, impressed makers marks on the bottom; and a courting hand lamp with acorn-shaped font on a saucer base with ring handle, (one Calder lamp dented on font), ht. 7 5/8, 8 1/2, 3 7/8 in. $300-500 122. Bronze Spoon Mold and Pewter Teapot and Inkwell, 19th century, two-piece bronze spoon mold, the underside of the bowl with foliate motif, lg. 8; a flattened round pewter teapot by James H. Putnam, Malden, Massachusetts, 1830-35, with hinged lid and black-painted hollow pewter handle, partial impressed makers mark on base, (minor dents), ht. 7; a square pewter inkwell, probably England, with hinged cover, with two drawers, one containing a sander, impressed makers marks on base, ht. 4 1/4 in. $200-300 123. Paint-decorated Tinware Dome-top Box, America, late 18th/early 19th century, rectangular form with hinged lid, the front panel painted with a white bird flanked by red, white, and black flowers on a green background, the top and sides ornamented with similarly colored flowers, ht. 6, wd. 8, dp. 5 in. Provenance: Illustrated in Early American Ironware Cast and Wrought, by Henry J. Kauffman, Charles E. Tuttle Co., Inc. Vermont, 1966, p. 132, the box was in the authors collection. $1,000-1,500

124. Tinware Man and Woman Cookie Cutters, America, 19th century, shaped figures on a rectangular tin panel with handle, 6 1/4 x 3 3/4 in. $200-250 125. Wood and Iron Running Horse Weather Vane, America, late 19th/early 20th century, cutout flat panel figure supported with iron strapwork, naturally weathered surface with losses, with stand, overall ht. 26, lg. 28 1/2 in. $800-1,200 126. Painted Wooden Walking Horse Weather Vane, America, late 19th/early 20th century, cutout flat panel figure with applied screw and washer eyes, wire reins, and zinc and iron-strap make-do reinforcements on head and legs, weathered white paint, with stand, overall ht. 18, lg. 30 1/4 in. $3,000-5,000 127. Queen Anne Maple Carved and Turned Armchair, Massachusetts, c. 1740-30, old finish, (minor imperfections), ht. 42, seat ht. 17 in. $1,200-1,800 128. Painted Pine Chest over Drawer, Connecticut, early 18th century, engraved brass escutcheons, turned wooden pulls, old surface, (imperfections), ht. 37 1/4, wd. 42 1/2, dp. 15 3/4 in. Provenance: Wilcox Family, Storrs, Connecticut. $1,500-2,500

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129. Maple and Pine Tavern Table, New England, 18th century, the oval top on a base with straight beaded skirt and beaded stretchers joining the block-, vase-, and ring-turned legs, refinished, (imperfections), ht. 23 1/2, wd. 33 1/2, dp. 26 in. $800-1,200 130. Chippendale Carved Mahogany Block-front Slant-lid Desk, coastal Massachusetts, c. 1760-75, the blocked lid opens to an amphitheater interior of blocked and shaped drawers and valanced compartments flanking a secret compartment with carved prospect door, on conformingly blocked case and bracket feet, old replaced brasses, old refinish, (imperfections and repairs), ht. 41 1/4, wd. 39, dp. 20 in. Provenance: Papers found within the desk indicate a history in the Durfee family of the Tiverton, Rhode Island, area. $10,000-15,000 131. Chippendale Mahogany Veneer Scroll-frame Mirror, late 18th century, with ogee molded liner, old surface, (imperfections), ht. 40, wd. 23 1/2 in. $800-1,200

132. Chippendale Mahogany Serpentine Chest of Drawers, probably Massachusetts, late 18th century, the scratch-beaded drawers with blocked ends on conforming ogee bracket feet, old replaced brasses, refinished, ht. 31, case wd. 34 3/4, dp. 20 1/2 in. $5,000-7,000 133. Chippendale Mahogany Serpentine Bureau, New England, c. 176080, the overhanging top with molded edge on a conforming case of four scratch-beaded drawers and blocked ends on bracket feet, replaced brasses, old refinish, (restoration), ht. 32, case wd. 33, top dp. 21 1/2 in. $1,000-1,500 134. Chippendale Carved Mahogany Oxbow Slant-lid Desk, probably Massachusetts, c. 1790, old replaced brasses, refinished, (minor imperfections), ht. 44, wd. 41 3/4, dp. 21 1/2 in. Provenance: Handwritten label on backboard Mr. --- Stevens, at Stevens Crossing, North Andover, Mass. $3,000-5,000

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136. Chippendale Carved Mahogany Side Chair, New England, c. 1760-80, the serpentine cresting centering a carved fan on punched background with flanking acanthus carving and reeded carved terminals, above a pierced carved splat and overupholstered seat on square beaded front legs, (height loss and restoration), ht. 39, seat ht. 17 in. $400-600

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137. Chippendale Walnut Transitional Side Chair, probably Massachusetts, late 18th century, the crest rail ending in carved terminals above the pierced splat, upholstered slip seat, and frontal cabriole legs with arris carved knees and pad feet on high platforms joined to the raking rear legs by block-, vase-, and ring-turned stretchers, old surface, (imperfections), ht. 38 1/2, seat ht. 17 in. $600-800 138. Queen Anne Carved Maple and Cherry Slant-lid Desk, Massachusetts or New Hampshire, late 18th century, fitted with an elaborate interior of blocked and shaped drawers, on bandy legs ending in pad feet, replaced brasses, old refinish, (imperfections), ht. 44 1/2, case wd. 37 1/2, dp. 18 1/2 in. $1,500-2,500 139. Maple Carved Chest-on-Frame, southern New Hampshire, late 18th century, the case of four thumbmolded drawers, the topmost with a faux five-drawer facade centering a carved fan, (replaced frame), ht. 59, wd. 38 3/4, dp. 19 in. $1,500-2,500 140. Queen Anne Walnut Slant-lid Desk, eastern Massachusetts, mid-18th century, the lid opens to an interior of compartments and blocked drawers, on a case of four thumbmolded graduated drawers on cutout bracket base, old refinish, most of the brasses appear to be original, (imperfections), ht. 39, wd. 36, dp. 20 in. $2,000-3,000 141. Small Queen Anne Mirror, probably New England, 18th century, pine frame with a shaped crest on the mortiseand-tenon constructed rectangular frame, refinished, 16 x 9 3/4 in. $300-500

142. Chippendale Carved Cherry Chest-on-Chest, eastern Connecticut or Rhode Island, late 18th century, the top section with dentil-molded cornice above five scratch-beaded drawers, the topmost with a faux three-drawer facade centering a carved fan, set into lower section of three drawers and bracket feet centering a pierced drop pendant, old refinish, replaced brasses, (imperfections), ht. 76, lower case wd. 38, dp. 20 in. $4,000-6,000

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144. Chippendale Carved Cherry Secretary Bookcase, Connecticut, late 18th century, the top section with flat molded dentiled cornice above hinged doors opening to three shelves, set into lower section with interior of central fan-carved drawers, on case of thumbmolded drawers and ogee bracket feet, original brass bail pulls, refinished, (imperfections), ht. 79 1/2, lower case wd. 40, dp. 19 1/2 in. $6,000-8,000

145. Mahogany and Mahogany Veneer Dressing Mirror, America or England, late 18th century, with brass urn finials on tilting plate with carved giltwood liner, dovetail-constructed three-drawer base supported on ogee bracket feet, (imperfections), ht. 26 3/4, wd. 20 3/4, dp. 11 1/4 in. $1,200-1,800

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152. Chippendale-style Mahogany and Gilt-gesso Mirror, Nathan Margolis, Hartford, Connecticut, probably 1940s, with brand, ht. 45 1/4, wd. 25 1/2 in. $600-800 153. Queen Anne Cherry Tilt-top Tea Table, possibly Connecticut, mid18th century, the circular top on a birdcage support and vase- and ringturned post continuing to tripod base of cabriole legs ending in pad feet on platforms, (minor imperfections), ht. 28 1/2, dia. 32 in. $600-800 154. Federal Cherry Candlestand with Drawer, New England, early 19th century, the square top with rounded corners with a suspended drawer below, the vase- and ring-turned post on an offset cleat, on tripod base of shaped legs, ht. 28 1/4, wd. 18 3/4, dp. 17 in. $800-1,200 155. Grain-painted Candlestand, New England, early 19th century, square top with scrolled cut corners, tripod base of arris-carved legs ending in pad feet on platforms, 19th century graining to resemble mahogany, ht. 25 3/4, top approx. 16 in. square. $800-1,200 156. Federal Mahogany Tilt-top Candlestand, New England, early 19th century, the top tilts on a vase- and ring-turned post with tripod base of arris-carved cabriole legs and pad feet on platforms, old surface, ht. 27 1/2, wd. 21, dp. 15 in. $800-1,200 157. Carved Cherry Tilt-top Candlestand, probably New England, late 18th century, with square tray top and cabriole legs with C-scrolls ending in arris pad feet on platforms, old refinish, ht. 29, wd. 20, dp. 19 1/2 in. $1,000-1,500

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159. Mahogany Tilt-top Tea Table, possibly Middle Atlantic States, late 18th century, the circular dished top on a birdcage support, on a boldly turned post and tripod cabriole leg base ending in pad feet on platforms, old surface, (minor imperfections), ht. 28 3/4, dia. 21 1/2 in. $3,000-5,000

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160. Brass Bouillotte Table Lamp, France, 19th century, slender shaft with adjustable black-painted oval tole shade with applied brass leaf trim, over an adjustable brass candle arm with two candle cups, on a round, domed, weighted base, (lacking adjustment screw for shade, paint wear), ht. 23 1/4, wd. 11 3/4 in. $300-500 161. Pair of Queen Anne Walnut Side Chairs, Pennsylvania, mid-18th century, with serpentine scratch-beaded cresting continuing to raking stiles, old surface, ht. 39, seat ht. 17 1/2 in. $2,000-3,000 162. Chippendale Carved Walnut Tilt-top Candlestand, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, area, c. 1760-80, the circular dished top tilts on a birdcage support and vase- and ring-turned post with tripod base of cabriole legs ending in stockinged trifid feet on platforms, refinished, ht. 28 1/2, dia. 18 1/4 in. $3,000-5,000 163. Chippendale Walnut Tilt-top Tea Table, probably Pennsylvania, late 18th century, the circular top tilts on a columnar ring-turned post on a turned ball and tripod base of cabriole legs ending in pad feet on platforms, (imperfections), ht. 29, dia. 22 in. $300-500

164. Chippendale Mahogany Mirror, England or America, late 18th century, with scrolled frame and molded liner, (minor restoration), ht. 33 1/4, wd. 18 3/4 in. $300-500 165. Chippendale Walnut Mirror, probably America, late 18th century, with scrolled frame and molded liner, together with a small similar mirror, (imperfections), ht. 36, 28 1/4 in., respectively. $200-400 166. Brown-painted Chippendale Tall Chest of Drawers, New England, late 18th century, with six graduated thumbmolded drawers on bracket feet, replaced brasses, original surface, (minor restoration), ht. 53, case wd. 36, dp. 19 in. $3,000-5,000 167. American School, 19th Century, After Thomas Cole (American, 1801-1848) Allegorical Landscape The Dream of Arcadia. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 27 x 36 in., in a molded giltwood frame. Condition: Patch repair with retouch c.l., additional retouch l.r. and l.l. $2,000-3,000

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168. American School, 19th Century Portrait of a Young Girl Wearing a Red Dress and Holding a Doll, c. 1840. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 32 1/2 x 25 1/2 in., in a period molded painted wood frame. Condition: Three small punctures near left edge, two with old patch repairs, cleaned, frame rub, scattered paint losses across top stretcher area, frame obscures the top of the girls head. $6,000-8,000

170. Mustard-painted Tin Chamberlain Patent Lard Oil Lamp, America, c. 1854, the lamp with adjustable drum-shaped font which can be rotated to bring the fuel to the dual flat wicks, supported on a weighted square base, with removable pierced hanging strap at the back supporting a round radiating embossed reflector, (base dent, paint losses), overall ht. 12 1/2, wd. 5 3/4 in. $500-700 171. Pair of Mirrored Tin Candle Sconces, America, early 19th century, each sconce with round dished reflector with radiating geometric mirror segments, tin candle cup continuing to painted wooden base, (cracked segments), ht. 11, wd. 9 1/4 in. $800-1,200 172. Wrought and Sheet Iron Kettle Lamp, probably Pennsylvania, early 19th century, trunnion mounted with central wick support, ht. 7 1/2 in. $300-500 173. Tin Ipswich Betty Lamp on Stand, America, c. 1800, the lamp with hinged cover on font and applied wick channel, with curved arm extending from lamp fitted with a wire hook and wire wick pick; supported on a conforming stand or tidy with tubular shaft, handle, and weighted dished base, ht. 11 1/2 in. $400-600 174. Five Early Lighting Devices, a Wrought Iron Hanging Rack, and Five Hooks, late 18th/early 19th century, a wrought iron two-arm candlestand with central adjustable spring mechanism on tall slender shaft and tripod base; two wrought iron candlestands suitable for hanging or tabletop use with hanging hook, adjustable candle socket/ drip pan, on tripod feet; a tabletop candlestick, rushlight holder on tripod feet; an adjustable spiral iron candlestick impressed LM-LN on a turned wood base; a round wrought iron rack with eight hooks; a hole and peg trammel hook, two crane hooks, and two pot hooks, ht. 7 1/222 1/4, hook lg. 4-18 1/2 in. $800-1,200

169. Jonathan Orne Johnson J.O.J. Frost (American, 1852-1928) The A[ZOR]. ORNE HOME, Marblehead, Massachusetts. Unsigned. The scene identified in an inscription l.c. Oil on paperboard, 20 x 26 in., in a period mitered wood frame. Condition: Minor paint losses to edges and background. Note: J.O.J. Frost was an untrained artist and native of the seaside town of Marblehead, Massachusetts. He ran a seafood restaurant for most of his life, but after his wifes death in 1919, he began to sculpt and paint scenes of Marblehead life to educate the residents on their towns history. The Orne family was among the first to settle in Marblehead, Massachusetts, and one of the most prominent families in the towns history. Azor Orne (1731-1796) was a patriot and fervent supporter of the American Revolution. He and his half-brother Joshua served together on the Committees of Correspondence, formed to call to the worlds attention the grievances of the colonists. He was a colonel in the local militia, and also a successful merchant and wealthy landowner. The house depicted here shows several black servants with yard tools and a white gentleman holding a basket. Interestingly, the house was used in the 1830s in the Underground Railroad as a secret meeting place for the New England Anti-Slavery Society. $15,000-25,000

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175. Six Pieces of Spatter-decorated Pottery, England, c. 1830, an octagonal paneled pitcher with two red and green flowers on a blue spatter ground, a pitcher, a tea bowl, and a saucer with red and blue spatter stripes, a covered sugar bowl and a saucer with blue spatter decoration, (imperfections), ht. 2 5/8-10 in. $300-500 176. Dutch Delft Peacock Pattern Deep Dish, Holland, 18th century, yellow enamel rim to a blue decorated plate, (rim chips), dia. 12 1/2 in. $250-350 177. Two Polychrome-painted Porcelain Shaving Mugs, probably Germany and/or England, late 19th century, one with a round reserve depicting the gilt name F.A. Ellison over the Odd Fellows symbol for the All Seeing Eye and three-link chain with the initials FLT for Friendship, Love and Truth, flanked by flower sprays on a black ground; and one with gilt name Nap P. Woods inscribed over a transferprinted trolley, both with gilt rims and bases, ht. 3 1/2, 3 5/8 in. $100-150 178. Five Assorted Polychrome-decorated Ceramic Items, England, 19th century, two small stick spatter bowls, one with blue flower decoration, one with leaf and diamond decorations around the rim; a blue patterned stick spatter decorated covered sugar bowl; a scallop-rim bowl with molded fluting around the base, tin-glazed in Imari-palette floral decoration; and a floral-decorated hand-painted bowl, ht. 2 3/4-5 1/4, dia. 5 1/2-11 in. $300-500

179. Mocha-decorated Yellowware Pottery Chamber Pot, America, 19th century, the cover and sides with a wide white band ornamented with green seaweed splotches, ht. 8 1/2 in. $300-500 180. Pair of Blue and White Dutch Delft Pottery Vases/Lamp Bases, 18th century, tall tapered octagonal form with ribbed sides decorated with floral lozenge-shaped reserves with floral and leaf borders, vase ht. 17 3/8, further mounted on conforming wood bases and with custom pierced and hand-painted shades with similar leaf and floral border, (minor imperfections), overall ht. 36 3/4 in. $800-1,200 181. Mochaware Slip-marbled Pitcher, Britain, late 18th century, barrelform pearlware pitcher with green reeded rim over a slip-marbled field, the handle with green daubed leaf terminals, (spot chips, discoloration), ht. 7 1/8 in. $400-60 182. Mochaware Pitcher with Slip-inlaid Banding, late 18th/early 19th century, the pitcher with wide reeded blue-glazed rim, on bulbous body with alternating inlaid leaf-patterned slip and blue bands, ht. 9 in. $300-500 183. Copper Lustre Liverpool Pottery Pitcher with General Jackson Transfer Decoration, England, early 19th century, with blue band ornamented with black transfer bust of Andrew Jackson with inscription General Jackson/The Hero of New Orleans, (hairline), ht. 7 in. $1,500-2,500

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186. Three Assorted Ceramic Items, 18th-19th century, a Delft plate decorated with a parrot perched on a branch; a pearlware flowerpot with saucer, with bands of black-filled inlaid rouletting alternating with thin light blue bands; a small Chinese export porcelain tea bowl and saucer decorated en grisaille with western figures and buildings, (rim chips), ht. 1-5 1/2, dia. 3-9 3/8 in. $200-300 187. Polychrome Glazed Barrel-form Pottery Covered Jar, attributed to Dunmore Pottery, Scotland, 19th century, the jar splash glazed in green, blue, and brown on a dark cream ground, ht. 8 3/4 in. $200-250 188. William Capron Stoneware Jar with Incised Cobalt Flower and Bird Decoration, Albany, New York, c. 1800-05, oval jar with reeded neck, applied lug handles with cobalt daubed terminals, the front and back decorated with incised cobalt blue decoration, one side depicting a flower blossom, the other a bird, ht. 13 3/8 in. Note: William Capron (b. after 1755, d. August 2, 1823), is thought to have been the first producer of stoneware in Albany, New York. He opened a pottery there on Washington Street in 1800 and five years later sold the pottery to Paul Cushman in 1805. Literature: See Paul Cushman: The Work and World of an Early 19th Century Albany Potter, Albany Institute of History and Art, 2007, pp. 69-71, and 79, for information on William Capron and examples of his work. A jar with similar decoration of flower and bird is illustrated p. 79. $2,000-3,000 189. Stoneware Jar, attributed to Frederick Carpenter, Boston, early 19th century, two-gallon ovoid jar with open loop handles, brown bands around the shoulder and base, impressed BOSTON on the shoulder, Albany slip-glazed interior, (imperfections), ht. 12 1/2 in. $800-1,200 190. Two Cobalt Decorated Stoneware Jugs and a Crock, America, early to mid-19th century, a three-gallon jug ornamented with a vase of flowers, impressed makers mark, SOMERSET POTTERS WORKS, Somerset, Massachusetts; a two-gallon ovoid jug decorated with a small flowering vine and incised lines at the shoulder; a cylindrical crock with lug handles, decorated with a floral spray, impressed makers mark NEW YORK STONEWARE CO, FORT EDWARD N.Y., (imperfections), ht. 16 1/2, 13, 6 1/4 in., respectively. $300-500

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184. Staffordshire Pottery Horse Figure, England, late 19th century, standing horse figure with brown spots on a green and brown oblong base, (minor hairline and paint losses), ht. 9 1/8, lg. 12 1/8 in. $300-500 185. Transfer-printed Liverpool Creamware Jug, England, early 19th century, one side depicting a ship flying a British flag, the reverse depicting a woman leaning on an anchor (the symbol of hope) and looking out to sea with distant ship, with grapevines suspended from a bowknot depicted below the spout and traces of gilt highlighting around rim and spout, (minor glaze wear), ht. 9 in. $1,000-1,500

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194. Carved and Painted Maple and Ash Bannister-back Side Chair, probably Massachusetts, early 18th century, with Prince of Wales cresting, remnants of old black paint, (minor imperfections), ht. 47, seat ht. 17 1/2 in. $2,500-3,500 195. Cobalt-decorated Stoneware Jug, E.STETZENMEYER & G.GOETZMAN ROCHESTER NY, mid-19th century, oval two-gallon jug decorated with a stylized foliate design, impressed makers mark, (mouth chips, hairlines, repaired handle), ht. 14 1/4 in. $300-500 196. Cobalt-decorated Stoneware Butter Churn, America, mid-20th century, three-gallon churn with applied lug handles, decorated with a stylized brushed dot and foliate design, (crazing), ht. 14 3/4 in. $300-500

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197. Cobalt-decorated Stoneware Jug, America, early to mid-19th century, three-gallon ovoid jug, the front decorated with a stylized brushed cobalt cluster of grapes, (crazing, scattered cobalt losses, chip on handle), ht. 14 in. $300-500 198. Red-painted Pine Open Cupboard, New England, last half 18th century, with deeply molded cornice above shelves with plate grooves joining cutout ends, on a projecting base with central drawer and two cupboard doors with fielded panels, and flanking hinged paneled doors, old red-painted surface, (imperfections), ht. 87 1/2, wd. 76, dp. 18 in. Provenance: Property Approved for Deaccession by the Board of Trustees of Historic Deerfield, Inc. Proceeds to the benefit the Museum Collections Fund. Literature: Illustrated and discussed in published in Fales, The Furniture of Historic Deerfield, p. 254, fig. 496. $3,000-5,000

199. Three Decorated Splint Baskets, probably a northeastern United States Woodland Indian tribe, 19th century, rectangular double-handle baskets, one ornamented with dark red or brown vegetable stamp flower blossoms, one with a red band, and one with stippled spirals, demilune, and leaf designs on the sides and bottom, (losses to lashing on one, other minor imperfections), ht. 5 1/2-7 1/4 in. $300-500 200. Small Painted Wood Model of a Dory, America, late 19th century, blue-green and white hull exterior, the interior gray and blue-green, (shrinkage cracks, repairs, paint losses), ht. 4 1/4, wd. 7 7/8, lg. 23 in. $250-350 201. Two Pairs of Bufflehead Decoys, attributed to Jim Van Brunt (19021978), Setauket, New York, c. 1950, tucked-head glass-eye decoys with delineated bills, weighted bases, (old repaint, one with small chip on bill, minor paint wear), ht. 4 1/2, lg. 8 3/4 in. $600-800

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202. Crow Decoy, James P. Hand (Cape May, New Jersey, b. 1953), late 20th century, with inset glass eyes, carved split tail, branded J.P. HAND on the bottom, including stand, overall ht. 16 1/4, lg. 12 3/8 in. $400-600 203. Four Wooden Stacking Spice Box Cannisters, America or England, 19th century, cylindrical cannisters joined with threaded rims, cover, and stenciled decal spice labels, (surface wear), overall ht. 8 in. $300-500 204. Stoneware Jar and Jug, Hartford, Connecticut, early 19th century, a two-gallon ovoid jar with applied lug handles, impressed makers mark D. GOODALE/HARTFORD, daubed with cobalt; an ovoid gallon jug with cobalt daubed makers mark GOODWIN & WEBSTER, ht. 14, 12 1/2 in., respectively. $300-500 205. Canvasback Duck Decoy, attributed to Butch Parker, Holtwood, Pennsylvania, late 20th century, with painted eyes, weighted base branded PARKER, (paint wear), ht. 8 1/2, lg. 16 1/4 in. $200-250 206. Stoneware Jug with Incised Leaf Decoration, New York or New Jersey, c. 1820, ovoid jug with reeded neck band, the front incised with a stylized leaf filled with translucent green glaze spotted with cobalt blue, the base with incised 7, (minor base chips and hairlines), ht. 14 in. $700-900 207. Cobalt-decorated Stoneware Jug and Crock and a Brown Stoneware Jug, mid to late 19th century, a two-gallon jar with cobalt floral spray decoration and lug handles with partially impressed makers mark NEW [YOR]K STONEWARE CO., probably the New York Stoneware Co., Fort Edward, New York; a gallon crock with cobalt floral spray design and lug handles, marked J. & E. NORTON BENNINGTON VT.; and a two-gallon brown-glazed jug marked WILLIAM RISING/S.S. SOUTH WARF/ST. JOHN, N.B., Canada, (crock repaired), ht. 11 3/4, 7, 15 in., respectively. $300-500

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208. Cobalt-decorated Stoneware Jug with Incised Bird Decoration, America, early 19th century, gallon-size jug with reeded neck, the front decorated with an incised bird perched on a branch, with cobaltdaubed handle terminals, (chips on handle and base), ht. 9 1/2 in. $600-800 209. Cobalt-decorated Stoneware Flask, probably southern United States, 19th century, flattened circular-form vessel with incised band around shoulder and base, one side ornamented with a cobalt leaf, (minor lip chip, firing cracks), dia. 6 in. $600-800

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210. Two Norton Stoneware Jugs with Cobalt Bird and Flower, Bennington, Vermont, early to mid-19th century, a two-gallon ovoid jug with single blossom decoration, impressed BENNINGTON/J. NORTON & SON on shoulder, (mouth and handle chips); and a straight-sided two-gallon jug with impressed makers mark J. NORTON & Co./ BENNINGTON VT. on shoulder, ornamented with a bird perched on a branch, ht. 13 1/2, 13 3/4 in., respectively. $500-700 211. Prior/Hamlin School, 19th Century Portrait of a Young Woman Wearing a Beaded Jet Necklace and a Black Dress. Unsigned. Oil on artist board, 13 1/2 x 9 1/4 in., in a period molded and painted frame. Condition: Good, stable craquelure, very minor retouch, varnish yellowed and deteriorated. $4,000-6,000 212. Attributed to William Matthew Prior (American, 1806-1873) Portrait of a Young Man with Brown Eyes and Sideburns, c. 1845. Unsigned. Oil on cardboard, 14 x 10 in., in a period grain-painted frame. Condition: Minor spot of retouch to background, minute paint losses, surface grime. $2,500-3,500
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213. Prior/Hamblin School, 19th Century Portrait of a Blond-haired Girl Wearing in a Blue Dress, c. 1840. Unsigned. Oil on artist board, 14 1/4 x 10 1/4 in., in a period grainpainted frame. Condition: Minor retouch. $3,500-4,500

214. Prior/Hamblin School, 19th Century Portrait of a Lady Wearing a Black Dress with White Collar, c. 1840. Unsigned. Oil on artist board, 14 1/4 x 10 1/4 in., in a period grain-painted frame. Condition: Minor retouch. $2,500-3,500

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215. 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 paper details, the sampler centered with a scene with a young lady with applied painted paper face holding a bouquet of flowers in a pasture with applied pricked paper grazing sheep, trees, a large basket of flowers, and a house on a distant hilltop, with rows of alphabets and a pious verse above, all enclosed in a meandering flowering and fruiting vine, (imperfections), 17 1/4 x 18 1/4 in., in a later molded oak frame. Provenance: By family descent of the maker, pedigree chart and a family record attached to verso. Literature: See Pictorial Samplers of Southern New Hampshire in Girlhood Embroidery: American Samplers, Pictorial Needlework 16501850, by Betty Ring, Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., 1993, pp. 244-247. This sampler is related in style and by family to a group of four samplers illustrated in Rings book. They were worked by girls from the small towns of Fitzwilliam, Rindge, and Jaffrey, New Hampshire, just north of the Massachusetts border. Samplers in the north central Massachusetts towns of Lancaster and Leominster bear borders, central scenes, and painted or paper-faced figures. Ring writes, A number of families from this region of Massachusetts moved into southern new Hampshire during the early federal period, and contact was no doubt continued with friends and relatives in their former towns...Between 1817-1821, girls of Fitzwilliam and Rindge placed paper-faced ladies in elegant pastures surrounded by luxuriant floral borders...Their samplers have an interesting variety of materials and their paper-faced people and consistently worked flowers unquestionably relate them to a later example naming Jaffrey. Hannah Woodward Perkins was born November 26, 1806, the daughter of Edward (b.1773) and Ruth Gordon Perkins (b. 1777) in Jaffrey, Cheshire County, New Hampshire, and the fourth child of ten born to the couple. A sampler shown on p. 246, fig. 283, was worked by her cousin Nancy S. Perkins in 1821. Nancy was born in Jaffrey in 1807, and moved to nearby Fitzwilliam in 1810. Hannahs younger sister Mary Janes (b. 1815) memorial sampler is pictured on p. 247, fig. 284. It is dated August 6, 1829, showing a monument dedicated to her three departed siblings and pictures their parents and the seven surviving siblings mourning at the monument. Hannah married Abraham Corey on June 1, 1824; the couple also had ten children. $8,000-12,000

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216. 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, Massachusetts, worked in silk threads on a linen ground, with rows of alphabet and numerals alternating with geometric floral bands over the inscription, enclosed on three sides by sawtooth and undulating floral borders, over a satin-stitched landscape centering a fruit tree with rabbits, birds, dogs, flowering bushes, and strawberry vines, (toning, fading), 22 1/4 x 12 1/2 in., in a molded wood frame. Provenance: This sampler previously sold at Skinner, June 10, 1989, Americana auction 1265, lot 161. Literature: According to New England families, genealogical, and memorial, by William Richard Cutter, Lewis Historical Publishing Co., New York, 1913, pp. 128129, Sarah Sawyer was born March 25, 1740 in Newbury, Massachusetts, the daughter of Enoch, a physician, and Sarah (Pierpoint) Sawyer. She was the second wife of Thomas Parsons (b. April, 28, 1739), the son of a famous preacher of his day. They married on July 18, 1762, and resided in Newburyport. Thomas Parsons was a mariner and although was reported missing, was thought to have been murdered aboard ship in February of 1772. This sampler is one of an important group worked in Newbury and Newburyport, Massachusetts, between 1700-60. See Girlhood Embroidery: American Samplers, Pictorial Needlework 1650-1850, by Betty Ring, Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., 1993, vol. 1, p. 115; A Gallery of American Samplers: The Theodore H. Kapnek Collection, by Glee Krueger, 1798, plate 19; and American Samplers, Ethel Stanwood Bolton and Eva Johnston Coe, 1973, plate XXIV, for related examples. $4,000-6,000

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217. Needlework Sampler, Martha Peaslee Bar Feb 24 1807, reportedly Newburyport, Massachusetts, stitched with silk threads on a linen ground with central sawtooth bordered reserve with rows of alphabets over a pious verse, bordered by a yellow bowknot at the top flanked by flowering vines issuing from two planters, the lower border with Marthas name and date stitched in an ellipse flanked by floral sprays, all enclosed in another sawtooth border, (toning, fading), 17 1/4 x 17 in., in a period molded giltwood frame. $3,000-5,000

218. Federal Silk Needlework and Watercolor Picture of Moses in the Bulrushes, Mary J.M. Kaleb early 19th century, stitched with silk and chenille threads on a silk ground with watercolor features, sky and background, the central oval reserve depicting the biblical story with classically dressed women and baby Moses in a verdant landscape, with a monument in the background bearing the makers signature in the pediment, with silkstitched bowknotted flower garland above the scene and cornucopias below; (minor toning, light stains, some small frayed lines and a few repairs to fraying l.c.), 24 1/2 x 20 3/4 in., in a period molded giltwood frame. $1,500-2,500
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219. Framed Old Testament Biblical Needlework Picture, Worked by Eunice Moseley 1809 Aged 16, the makers name, date, and bible verse from which the picture is taken is identified in eglomise inscriptions on the fore-mat and inscriptions on the backing paper; worked in silk, metallic, and chenille threads on a silk ground with painted background and faces, depicting a biblical verse from 1 Samuel, Chapter 25, sight size 16 x 18 in., in likely original molded giltwood frame with eglomise mat. Note: Eunice Moseley was born October 8, 1793, in Wethersfield, Connecticut, to Dr. Abner and Eunice (Wells) Moseley. She became the second wife of Winthrop Buck (b. December 9, 1784), the son of Daniel and Sarah (Saltonstall) Buck. Winthrop was a farmer in Wethersfield all his life. Together they had eight children. The scene portrays Abigail, wife of Nabal, who rode out on a donkey with an abundance of food and wine for King David, to appease his anger toward her husband. Later, after Abigails husband died, she became Davids wife. $600-800 220. Needlework Sampler, Rebekah Nickerson, Provincetown, Massachusetts, late 18th/early 19th century, wrought with silk threads on a linen ground, stitched with an alphabet and the verses: Rebekah Nickerson is my name/English is my Nation/Provincetown is my Dwelling Place/and Christ is My Salvation. When I am Dead and in My Grave and All My Bones Are Rotten/When This You See Remember Me/Let Me Not be Forgotten/This Work Throughout My Needle Wrought, (toning, minor stains), 9 1/2 x 10 in. $400-600

221. Small Needlework Sampler, Rehoboth, Massachusetts, late 18th century, silk threads stitched on a linen ground with two bands of geometric flowers and bird motifs over an alphabet and the verse New England is my Dwelling Place/Rehoboth is my Station/God Almighty Did Me Fraim/But Christ is My Salvation, (toning, scattered thin spots to ground, fading, minor stitch loss), 8 1/2 x 7 3/4 in., in a contemporary wood frame. $400-600 222. Needlework Sampler, Elizabeth R. Trulls Sampler wrought in the 13th year of her age, dated 1828, executed in silk threads on a linen ground, with rows of alphabets over a pious verse flanked by panels stitched with trees and flowers, (toning), 16 1/2 x 17 1/2 in., in a later frame. Note: A note affixed to back reads, Sampler made by Elizabeth Remington Trull/grandmother of Florence Clark Bud-(she married John Clark on Nov. 28-1835. Elizabeth Trull was born on August 21, 1815 in Tewksbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts. She was the daughter of Jesse and Olive (Thorndike) Trull. Elizabeth married John Clark (b. September 22, 1796), on November 28, 1835 or 1839. They had at least two daughters and two sons. $600-800

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223. Needlework Sampler, Sally Smith her SamPlar Made In Tenth Year of her, probably Salem, Massachusetts, c. 1788, stitched with silk threads on a linen ground, with a border of acorns, strawberries and hearts above rows of alphabets, and Sallys signature lines, with short genealogy of Sally inscribed on a label from a previous backing applied to the back, indicating Sally was born November 8, 1778, married Joseph Noble (b. August 20, 1775) on April 10, 1800, and together had four children, (toning), 10 1/2 x 7 1/4 in. Note: Joseph Noble, birth date August 20, 1775, is listed in the Salem, Massachusetts, vital records. His first wife, Sally, may have died October 26, 1813, as it is recorded that a Mrs. Noble died on that date at the age of 35, which is accurate to Sallys birth date, and all four of their children were born previous to 1813. Salem records indicate that Joseph subsequently married a woman named Lucy Goldthwait, February 2, 1815. $300-500 224. Needlework Sampler, Wrought by Sharlott F. Spear Randolph, February 17th 1833, Massachusetts, stitched with silk threads on a linen ground, with sawtooth border enclosing rows of alphabets, a pious verse flanked by two urn-topped columns, (imperfections), 13 x 16 in., in a period burl veneer frame with giltwood liner. Note: Genealogical research found a girl named Charlotte (or Sharlott) French Spear was born on July 30, 1823, the daughter of Ephraim and Charlotte (French) Spear, who resided in Randolph, Massachusetts. Charlotte married a man named Daniel Hayward or Howard, and her death is recorded as June 16, 1846. $300-500

225. Needlework Sampler, Frances Millers sampler done in 1831, possibly Strasburg, Pennsylvania, stitched with silk threads on a linen ground, with a small floral-border reserve stitched My parents David & Mary Miller, surrounded by flower sprigs, strawberries, and a basket of flowers over panels of pious verses flanking the name and probable town: Harriet Miller Strasburg, enclosed on three sides with a geometric flowering vine, edged with red silk, (toning, light staining, fading), 17 3/4 x 19 in., in a period flame mahogany veneer frame. $1,000-1,500 226. Needlework Sampler, 1840 Hannah Page/born 1st mo 25th 1831, 1840, worked in silk threads on a linen ground, with several rows of alphabets, a pious verse, and Hannahs and her brother Daniels birthdates over several motifs including baskets of fruit, flowers, columns or pedestals, and raised bird motifs made by stitching around cutout cardboard birds, (toning, scattered stains), 17 1/4 x 18 in., in a period grain-painted frame. Note: According to a label on the reverse inscribed by a descendent of Hannah She was a child of a very devout Quaker family. $800-1,200

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227. Needlework Sampler, Caroline Riggs Work Aged 7 Years, worked in silk threads on a loosely woven linen ground stitched with numerous motifs including a row of alphabets, potted flowering plant, a tree with alphabet letter fruit, a man, lady with parasol, dog, peacock, house with fence and tree, birds, and butterflies, enclosed in sawtooth and geometric strawberry vine borders, (fraying, toning, fading), 15 x 18 in., in a mahogany veneer frame. $1,000-1,500

228. Quaker School Needlework Sampler, Mary Knight 1819, Burlington County, New Jersey, wrought with silk threads on a linen ground stitched with a rosebud and leaf stem vine surrounding a pious verse flanked by stylized man and woman Indian figures, and a pair of doves and assorted potted flowers, bowls of fruit, and geometric floral devices, (toning, fading), 17 x 19 in., in a period ripple-carved frame. Literature: See Girlhood Embroidery: American Samplers, Pictorial Needlework 1650-1850, Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., 1993, vol. 2, p. 478. The distinctive border on this sampler is the same border as pictured in Rings book. Ring writes, ...the most consistent identifiable motif of the Burlington County Quaker samplers is a rose-vine border in which a leaf tendril on one side and a rosebud stem on the other give the appearance of a double vine. $1,000-1,500

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229. Needlework Sampler, Ruth Ann Miller born August the 23rd ad 1828 Wrought this sampler September 1840 aged 12 years, Cumberland, Rhode Island, stitched with silk threads on a linen ground with rows of alphabets over a house flanked by pious verses, enclosed in a geometric border, (toning, fading), 16 3/4 x 16 1/2 in., in a mahogany veneer ogee frame. Note: Ruth Ann Miller was the daughter of Eber and Abby (Hunt) Miller of Cumberland, Rhode Island. She married Samuel Carpenter on April 12, 1852. Her childhood house is reportedly still standing on Route 116/Angell Road in Cumberland. $800-1,200 230. Needlework Family Register, Family Register Wrought by Laura Mitchel 1830, Woodbury, Litchfield County, Connecticut, stitched with silk threads on a linen ground depicting flowers and blue bowknots surrounding two columns flanking the vital statistics of Benjamin Mitchel (b. April 22, 1777), his wife Hannah Pierce (b. October 24, 1780), who were married March 1, 1801, and their eight children, the lower register depicting weeping willows and monuments flanking the death statistics of Lauras two siblings, (toning), 18 x 24 in., in original molded giltwood frame, backed with a page from The New Haven City Gazette, dated April 22, 1830. Literature: The vital statistics of this family can be found in History of Ancient Woodbury, Connecticut From the First Indian Deed in 1659 to 1854, by William Cothren, published by Bronson Brothers, 1854, p. 640. $2,500-3,500

231. Needlework Sampler, Mary Richmonds Sampler/Livingston, August 15th AD 1829, reportedly Maine, worked in silk threads on a linen ground with rows of alphabets over a pious verse separated with geometric pattern bands, (imperfections), 13 1/2 x 9 in., in a period molded giltwood frame. $600-800 232. Two Small Framed Silk Needlework Pictures, America, early 19th century, silk stitches on a silk ground, one depicting a basket of flowers, the other a robin perched on a branch, (toning, light stains), 8 x 8 3/4 in., in matching mitered mahogany frames with gilt liners. $400-600 233. Needlework Sampler, Wrought by Nancy Cumings Aged 13 Years, America, early 19th century, stitched with silk threads on a linen ground, with rows of alphabets over a panel depicting a flowering shrub and a house, (toning, fading), 10 x 7 1/2 in., in a period molded giltwood frame. $300-500 234. Needlework Sampler, By Mary Oldershaw/1797, England, worked with silk threads on a linen ground, depicting potted plants issuing flowering vines flanking a verse and several animals, trees, hearts, crowns, birds, and flowers, (minor toning), sight size 18 3/4 x 12 3/4 in., in a later molded giltwood frame. $400-600

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235. Needlework Sampler, Sarah Titchmarsh Her Work/Fnished This Work November th 3 1817, probably England, wrought with silk threads on a wool gauze ground, stitched at the center with a large stag surrounded by assorted birds, animals, flowers, trees, crowns, a house, windmill, and baskets of fruit, an alphabet, and a pious verse, all enclosed in a flowering vine, (small patch l.c., minor toning and background losses), 17 x 13 in., in a later frame. $400-600 236. Needlework Sampler, Ann Orchard, Brockwill, England, 1817, worked in silk threads on a linen ground, stitched with rows of alphabets above the verse ann orchard is my name and england is my nation/brockwill is my dwelling place and christ is my salvation, over two pine trees flanking the date 1817, (toning), 10 x 7 1/4 in., mounted on a linen ground over cardboard, unframed. $300-500 237. Needlework Sampler, Charlotte Cole Ended this Sampler in the Tenth Year of Her Age One Thousand Seven Hundred and Ninety Five, stitched with wool and silk threads on a linen ground, with rows of alphabets over the mottos Let Virtue Be thy Guide and Be a Lover of Ingenious Pain/for Itts the Labouring Hand That Doth the Penny Gain, over a border of birds and flowers, (minor fading, toning, and stitch losses), 16 1/2 x 12 1/4 in., in a later molded giltwood frame. $400-600 238. Needlework Sampler, Marked by Lydia C. Kaighn in the 10th year of her age. 1834, worked in silk and linen threads on a linen ground showing rows of alphabets over a panel with animals, birds, trees, flowers, and the makers information, (toning, fading), 7 x 17 1/2 in., in a later molded wood frame. $300-500

239. Needlework Sampler, Mary Spriggs March 29, 1837, probably England, stitched with silk threads on a finely woven linen ground, with rows of alphabets, geometric floral band, pious verses and numerous small stitched animals, trees, flowers, birds, crown, and bowknots over central potted flower with perching birds, enclosed in a checked border, (minor toning), 13 x 12 in., in a molded wood frame. $400-600 240. Wool Floral Hooked Rug, America, 19th century, rectangular rug centered with two potted flowering plants, with flower blossom border, 29 x 53 1/2 in. $1,000-1,500 240A. Canvaswork Sewing Case Pocketbook, America, early 19th century, folding envelope-style pocketbook with wool cross-stitch in a lapped scale pattern with geometric border continuing to the interior stitched with the name Elizabeth on a leather-lined pocket, the interior lined with a hand-stitched printed linen with a silk ribbon gathered pocket, two small ribbon-suspended bags, a silk-edged woven wool needle holder, and two wool canvas work pincushions, (stitch losses, and fraying), 4 3/4 x 10 (closed), 16 1/4 x 10 in. (open). $400-600 241. Beaded Needlework Sewing Roll-up, late 19th century, the exterior stitched with cotton threads on a linen ground with five flower blossoms and buds on a white ground, the interior lined with a multicolored beaded panel with birds perched on flowering branches, on a pink polished cotton ground, (separations to beadwork), 3 3/4 x 11 1/4 in. $200-250

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245. Slip-decorated Redware Dish, America, early 19th century, coggled rim on shallow bowl ornamented with yellow serpentine slip decoration, (rim chips, glaze wear), ht. 1 3/4, dia. 9 in. $200-300 246. Light Green Painted Oval Bucket, America, 19th century, stave and iron hoop constructed with mortise-and-tenon joinery for arched wood handle, ht. 14 1/2, wd. 9 1/2, lg. 12 3/4 in. $300-500 247. Two Painted Woven Splint Covered Baskets, probably eastern United States Woodland Indian tribe, 19th century, one round, painted with contrasting black and red paint with vegetable stamp designs, the other round over square painted red, blue, and black, (losses), ht. 10 3/4, 10 1/2 in. $1,000-1,200

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248. Two Carved and Painted Shorebird Figures, America, early 20th century, the figures with small nail/washer eyes, incised bills and wing details, supported on iron rods and turned wood bases, one red and one green, (small losses and paint wear), ht. 20 1/4, 16 in. $800-1,200 249. Painted Woodenware Covered Tub and Kerosene Oil Keg, America, 19th century, a stave and lapped wooden hoop constructed tub painted green-blue, and a stave and iron hoop constructed keg with spigot, wire bail handle, painted red with black stenciling, ht. 11 1/2, 13 in. $300-500 250. Folk Carved and Painted Owl Figure, America, probably early to mid-20th century, the figure carved with the grain of the wood so as to enhance the natural relief of the figure, with minimally painted feather details, inset glass eyes, and iron beak, with stand, overall ht. 24 3/8, wd. 7 3/4 in. $1,500-2,500 251. Mahogany and Glass Display Box, America, 19th century, dovetailconstructed mahogany case with peaked top, three hinged glazed doors, brass knobs, (minor crack), ht. 20 1/4, wd. 13, dp. 7 in. $300-500

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252. Black-painted Bannister-back Armchair, probably Connecticut, 18th century, old surface of black paint over earlier blue, ht. 50, seat ht. 17 1/2 in. $2,500-3,500 253. Turned Burl Bowl, America, early 19th century, deep round bowl with incised collar lines, (minor imperfections), ht. 7, dia. 17 1/2 in. $400-600 254. Red-painted Queen Anne Cherry Tea Table, New England, 18th century, the oval top on four block-turned tapering legs ending in pad feet, joined by a straight skirt, original surface, (restoration), ht. 24 3/4, wd. 35, dp. 26 1/2 in. $8,000-12,000 255. Large Redware Jar, probably New England, early 19th century, ovoid jar with applied lug handles, decorated with two incised wavy lines and streaked brown splotches, (repaired cracks and losses, scattered surface chips), ht. 13 in. $300-500 256. Carved Cedar Tall Case Clock, John Bailey, Hanover, Massachusetts, c. 1780, with a engraved brass tombstone dial inscribed John Bailey Hanover in the arch, with seconds indicator, brass eight-day weightpowered movement with skeletonized plates, (imperfections), ht. 83 in. Note: A partial label mounted inside the drawer reads in part, this pine [sic] high clock was made in Hanover, Massachusetts, by John Bailey, who was born August 6, 1751, and was one of the first clocks made by him. The history of Hanover speaks of his having made his first clock at the age of eleven years, which (in 1893) is still keeping good time. This clock was purchased of John Bailey by Thomas Rose, who was deacon of the first church of Hanover and also selectman of the town... from Mr. Magner [likely an early 20th century owner] it was purchased by Henry D. Sleeper for Mr. George F.---, W---town, Pennsylvania. Literature: For a discussion of early Bailey tall clocks, see Cheney and Zea, Clock Making in New England: 1725-1825. Specifically, fig. 1-17, p. 23, shows a clock with a brass movement and a similar, though likely slightly later case. $3,000-5,000

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257. Pine Dwarf Clock, Joshua Wilder, Hingham, Massachusetts, c. 1815, with brass weight-driven time and strike movement, refinished, (imperfections, repainted dial), ht. 53 1/2 in. Provenance: An old label on the interior reads LA DOUGLAS, dealer in ANTIQUE CLOCKS and BRIC-A-BRAC, Hingham, Massachusetts. $4,000-6,000 258. Pair of Black-painted Queen Anne Side Chairs, New England, 18th century, with yoked crest rails, raking stiles, and vasiform splat on block-, vase-, and ring-turned legs ending in Spanish feet joined by turned stretchers, original surface, ht. 40, seat ht. 17 1/4 in. $1,000-1,500 259. Paint-decorated Tinware Dome-top Trunk, East Douglas, Massachusetts, early 19th century, dome-top trunk with hinged lid, wire bail, and tin hasp with a white painted band on front with floral and foliate decoration on a black ground, (minor paint wear), ht. 7 3/8, 10 x 6 1/2 in. Provenance: Ex collection of Wallis H. (Wally) Darnley, East Douglas, Massachusetts. Wally was a collector of early American antiques and curator and consultant at the Worcester Historical Museum. Note: The interior contains a circa 1979 photo showing the box on top of a candlestand, the back inscribed Picture taken in Jenckes Store Apt. E. Douglas, Mass, where tole box originated. The Jenckes store building still stands today and houses the historical society. $800-1,200 260. Cherry Tea Table, New England, last half 18th century, the rectangular top with shaped corners on a beaded skirt joining splayed turned legs, old mellow surface, (minor imperfections), ht. 25 1/2, wd. 29, dp. 19 in. $1,000-1,500

261. Queen Anne Carved Maple and Cherry Side Chair, probably Massachusetts, mid-18th century, the yoked crest above a vasiform splat, on rush seat, shaped front rail, and frontal cabriole legs ending in pad feet on platforms, joined to the raking rear legs by turned stretchers, (imperfections), ht. 39, seat ht. 17 1/2 in. $600-800 262. Queen Anne Carved Tiger Maple Vase-back Side Chair, probably New Hampshire, c. 1740-50, the yoked molded crest rail continues to stiles above the trapezoidal molded seat and cutout frame on frontal arris-carved cabriole legs joined to the raking rear legs by vase- and ring-turned H-stretcher, old surface, (lacks feet), ht. 38 1/4, seat ht. 13 1/2 in. $200-300 263. Polychrome-painted Lift-top Box, America, 19th century, the lid centering a reserve of Columbia in a chariot draped with flags, with gilt and painted borders on a brown field, E.M.L. monograms painted on the sides, and floral and fruit garland on the front, (minor paint losses), ht. 4 1/4, wd. 11 7/8, dp. 9 1/4 in. $400-600 264. Assembled Set of Ten Painted and Turned Yoke-crested Vaseback Chairs, New England or New York State, 18th century, including one armchair, all with pad feet except the armchair and a side chair which have turned feet, approx. ht. 40, seat ht. 17 in. $2,500-3,500 265. Queen Anne Maple Tea Table, New England, mid-18th century, the shaped overhanging top on splayed, block-turned, tapering legs ending in pad feet, joined by a cyma-curved skirt, old refinish, (imperfections), ht. 25 3/4, wd. top wd. 31 1/2, top dp. 22 1/2 in. $1,500-2,500

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267. Grain-painted Bannister-back Side Chair, New England, 18th century, with shaped crest above three bannisters and block-, vase-, and ring-turnings, 19th century painted surface, ht. 43 3/4, seat ht. 16 1/4 in. $600-800

268. Red-painted Bannister-back Armchair, Massachusetts or Connecticut, 18th century, with vase- and ring-turning, and the arms with scrolled handholds, 19th century painted surface, (minor imperfections), ht. 42 3/4, seat ht. 17 in. $1,000-1,500

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269. Paint-decorated and Gilt-stenciled Pine Dressing Table, Portsmouth, New Hampshire, c. 1815-20, the scrolled backsplash centering a compote of fruit, above a concave shelf and two short drawers, all on the rectangular top with rounded corners on a conformingly shaped apron with long drawer joining four turned tapering legs, replaced glass pulls, original surface of yellow paint bordered in green, with black striping and simulated figured wood veneer, (paint wear), overall ht. 39, case wd. 34, case dp. 17 in. Provenance: A printed label inside the upper right drawer reads Samaha Collection. $7,000-9,000 270. Pair of Faux Green Marble Painted Wooden Half Columns, America, late 19th century, ht. 7 ft. 2 in. $1,000-1,500 271. American School, 19th Century Theorem of a Basket of Flowers. Signed Ellen A. Walker/2nd Term l.r., the back of the frame inscribed Painted at Susan Downers Private School, Sharon, Vt. Watercolor on paper, 11 1/4 x 14 1/4 in., in a period molded giltwood frame. Condition: Minor toning. $800-1,200 272. American School, 19th Century Schoolgirl Still Life Picture of a Bowl of Flowers. Unsigned. Watercolor on paper, 11 1/2 x 10 1/8 in., in a gilt gadrooned wood frame. Condition: Foxing, moisture stains on right side, subtle creases, minor tear at l.l. edge. $800-1,200

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273. American School, 19th Century Mourning Picture with a Woman Grieving Beside a Monument. Signed P.B. Wescott Greenfield 1835 l.r. Watercolor, ink, and applied gold foil on paper, the woman portrayed in an oval reserve with a sailing vessel in the background, 12 1/2 x 9 3/4 in., in a period molded wood frame. Condition: Toning, moisture stains. $800-1,200

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274. Possibly the Work of Eunice Pinney (Connecticut, 1770-1849) Strolling Couple with Stumbling Suitor. Unsigned. Watercolor on paper, 3 5/8 x 5 7/8 in., in a molded giltwood frame. Condition: Laid down onto period paper, creases, scattered paint losses. $600-800 275. American School, 19th Century Theorem with an Urn of Pink Roses. Unsigned. Watercolor on paper, 14 x 12 in., in a period molded wood frame. Condition: Toning, moisture stains. $300-500 276. Two Schoolgirl Maps, The World and North America, by Dorcas Wheeler, c. 1819, watercolor and ink on paper, the map of the world inscribed Delineated by Dorcas Wheeler 1819, with additional ink depiction of an eagle and shield, and graphite sketch of a country lane with house beside a body of water with boats, (minor toning, foxing), sight size 18 x 34 1/4; the map of North America inscribed by D. WHEELER, (minor toning and foxing), 21 3/4 x 13 3/4 in., both in later frames, not examined out of frames. $800-1,200 277. Schoolboy Map of Massachusetts, Rhode Island & Connecticut Bay, Drawn by Daniel F. Draper 1831, Dedham, Massachusetts, watercolor, ink, and graphite on paper, with key below, (toning, small punctures along top and bottom edges), sight size 13 1/2 x 16 in., in a later frame. Provenance: A note dated 1923, affixed to the reverse, reads: This map was drawn by David Fisher Draper, nine years old, living where he was born on his fathers farm in West Dedham, Mass. He was the son of Deacon Martin Draper. The map came to his daughter Mary Draper Cobb and was given by her to her daughter Ruth December 25th 1923. $300-500

278. Polychrome-painted Fraktur, possibly Lebanon, Pennsylvania, c. 1824, ink and watercolor on paper birth announcement ornamented with a tulip, flower blossoms, and a heart with ink inscriptions Michael Grabiel was born the 27th of September, 1814/1824, (tears, toning, laid down), 6 1/2 x 4 1/4 in., in a stencil-decorated period frame. Note: Genealogical records indicate a child by the name of Michael Graybill (possibly a later spelling) was born on September 27, 1814 in Lebanon County, Pennsylvania. His parents were John and Susan or Susannah (Brubacher) Graybill, who were married in September of 1813 and resided in Lebanon, Pennsylvania. $200-300 279. Seven Assorted Framed Items, 19th century, a hand-colored printed Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, Birth & Christening Certificate for Josiah Jordan, dated 1822, labeled Allentown, printed & sold by H. Ebner & Co.; two hand-painted lithographed valentines, one with embossed lace border; a watercolor on paper theorem depicting a basket of stenciled and hand-painted flowers, an ink inscription l.c. reads, Painted by Harvey Doty/Presented to Becky Vandorvoort, Nov. 3/63.; a watercolor on paper painting of a flower; a full-length silhouette portrait of a young man, with watercolor, gouache, and gilt highlights; and a reproduction cut and pasted bust-length silhouette of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow signed deMors l.r., sight sizes from 3 1/2 x 2-16 1/4 x 13 in. $200-300 280. Polychrome Floral-decorated Dome-top Trunk, America, second quarter 19th century, rectangular pine box with hinged lid, iron latch, painted blue with floral sprays painted on the top and two blossoms on the front, dot and stripe patterned borders, ht. 10 3/4, wd. 25 3/4, dp. 14 in. $1,500-1,800 281. Paint-decorated Dome-top Box, possibly New York State, second quarter 19th century, rectangular pine box with hinged lid and iron latch, painted black with polychrome stylized flowers accented with yellow brushed leaf-like devices and brushed flourishes, striped borders, ht. 10 5/8, wd. 28, dp. 12 3/4 in. $2,000-2,500

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282. Grain-painted Pine Dome-top Box, New England, original mustard and burnt sienna paint, (paint wear), ht. 14, wd. 30 1/4, dp. 15 in. $400-600 283. Paint-decorated Slide-lid Box, America, 19th century, rectangular box, the slide-lid decorated with the name CORA in yellow with black foliage, with creamy white Aesthetic Movement-style linear borders on an orange-red ground, ht. 4 3/8, wd. 4, dp. 12 in. $400-600 284. Band Box, probably Massachusetts, second quarter 19th century, deep oblong covered box with blue wavy line and white floral diamond varnishes on an ivory-colored ground, (minor edge losses, light stains), ht. 11, wd. 14 1/2, lg. 1 1/2 in. $150-250

285. Green-painted Pine Candle Box, America, 19th century, with pierced arched back and make-do wire repairs to cracks on side panels, containing ten beeswax candles, old green paint over earlier blue and green, (age cracks, paint loss), ht. 11 1/4, wd. 7 3/8, dp. 5 3/8 in. $250-350

286. Folk Art Carved and Painted Figures in a Box, 19th century, depicting a man and woman seated on a bench, he wears a red cap and an apron with an object on his lap which he is hammering, he holds the hammer in the hand of his articulated arm, she is seated beside him wearing a white cap and apron over a brown dress, the figures are mounted inside a wood box with red-painted exterior with leatherhinged rear door, (paint wear, losses), overall ht. 10, wd. 9, dp. 7 1/2 in. $400-600

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287. Relief-carved and Painted Tobacco Box, America, 1892, rectangular box with lift-top relief-carved with Gothic arches around central round blossom, the sides relief-carved with bellflower stems, pipes, and flowers on arrows, and one side with assorted polychrome painted vessels and mugs and a verse inscribed I judge the best, whateer befall,.../Is still to sit on ones behind/And having duly moistened all/ Smoke with an unperturbed mind, the bottom inscribed W.L.T. -1892his box, the interior containing an envelope with typed message: And he left me the beautifully carved tobacco-box which he made himself. I shall pass it down to Theodore and, I hope, to Theodore Chadwick, Jr., ht. 3 7/8, wd. 4 5/8, lg. 6 1/2 in. $300-500 288. Painted Book-form Folding Game Board, America, 19th century, the exterior painted with red, green, and yellow leaf and linear borders on a tan ground, the interior painted with a backgammon game in green and black on a salmon-colored ground, (shrinkage cracks, paint wear), 19 x 9 3/4 in., folded. $600-800 289. Small Paint-decorated Dome-top Box, attributed to Heinrich Bucher, Lancaster and Berks County, Pennsylvania, c. 1800, the rectangular box with cut nail and glue construction with leather hinges, the top, sides, and front decorated with freehand polychrome-painted flowers, leaves, and scallops, also a small dwelling on the front, on a black ground, (minor paint losses), ht. 5 1/4, wd. 9 3/8, dp. 5 1/2 in. Note: See The Folk Tradition: Early Arts and Crafts of the Susquehanna Valley, compiled by Richard I. Barons, Robertson Center, Binghamton, New York, 1981, pp. 152-3. Similarly decorated boxes have traditionally been attributed to the maker of boxes signed H. Bucher which were found in Lancaster and Berks County, Pennsylvania. Two boxes with similar decoration are in the collection at the Henry Francis Dupont Winterthur Museum and one in the Pennsylvania German Collection at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. $800-1,200

290. Two Small Decorated Dome-top Boxes, America, early 19th century, rectangular boxes, one with wire lid handle and hinges and iron latch painted blue with yellow striped borders, decorated on the lid and front with painted flowers; the other with tin and wire latch and hinges decorated with applied panels of floral printed wallpaper, (wear), ht. 5 3/4, 5 1/8, wd. both 9 1/4, dp. 5 1/8, 5 3/4 in., respectively. $400-600 291. Putty-painted Dome-top Box, America, early 19th century, rectangular pine box with dovetail construction, brass swing handle on lid, and iron latch, (imperfections), ht. 7 1/2, wd. 16, dp. 8 in. $300-500 292. Paint-decorated Pine Dome-top Trunk, probably New England, early 19th century, nail-constructed box with wire hinged lid, painted dark red with wavy black lines and dashes, (loss on latch, minor paint wear), ht. 7 1/4, wd. 16 1/4, dp. 8 3/4 in. $300-500 293. Paint-decorated Pine Trinket Box, America, 19th century, rectangular dovetail-constructed box with hinged overhanging lid, molded base, the top centered with carved diamond-shaped plate inscribed F.C.L. surrounded by a red-painted border on a simulated birds-eye maple ground, (minor paint loss), ht. 3 1/2, wd. 8 3/4, dp. 5 3/4 in. $300-500 294. Red-painted Pine Pipe Box, probably New England, early 19th century, with pierced top for pipe stems, lower single drawer, ht. 19 3/4, wd. 5 7/8, dp. 4 1/2 in. $400-600

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295. Miniature Empire-style Pine Secretary, America, early 19th century, two pieces, top with molded cornice on compartment with hinged top over tombstone-shaped glazed doors, set on a dovetail-constructed case with three drawers, ht. 19 1/4, wd. 14 1/2, dp. 8 3/4 in. $800-1,200 296. Molded Wood and Eglomise Glass Courting Mirror, northern Europe, 18th century, the crest with hexagonal glass panel reversepainted with a church scene, green painted foil on glass borders, suitable for hanging and with make-do sheet iron hinged easel stand affixed to the back, (imperfections), ht. 13 1/8, wd. 8 1/2 in. $600-800 297. Mahogany Carved Mirror, probably New Hampshire, late 18th century, the frame with carved fans on the horizontals and abstract devices on the verticals, ht. 27 1/2, wd. 11 in. $600-800 298. Mustard Yellow Paint-decorated Pine Dressing Table, New England, c. 1820, the shaped top with single drawer above, on straight skirt joining tapering legs, painted surface simulated stringing and banding, and decorative motifs of shells, grapes, and drapery, (minor imperfections), top ht. 26 3/4, top wd. 34 1/2, dp. 18 1/4 in. $1,000-1,500 299. Federal Paint Decorated Chest over Two Drawers, New England, early 19th century, original brasses, old surface, ht. 37, wd. 37, dp. 18 3/4 in. $3,000-5,000

300. American School, 19th Century Portrait of a Girl Wearing a Red Dress and Holding a Kitten, c. 1840. Unsigned. Oil on canvas applied to wood panel, 32 1/2 x 22 1/2 in., in a later frame. Condition: Craquelure with lifting and losses around edges, retouch to scattered paint losses to figure and background. $800-1,200 301. American School, 19th Century Portrait of a Boy in a Garden Landscape with a Wheelbarrow and Shovel. Unsigned. Oil on academy board, 11 1/4 x 9 in., in a period gilt-gesso frame. Condition: Very good, some surface grime. $700-900 302. American School, 19th Century Portrait of a Young Man Seated Before a Window, c. 1825. Unsigned. Watercolor on paper, 8 x 6 1/8 in., in a molded grainpainted and gessoed frame. Condition: Minor toning and foxing. $500-700 303. American School, 19th Century Portrait of a Young Man with Auburn Hair, c. 1830. Indistinctly signed l.r. Oil on canvas, the gentleman reportedly from Nantucket, 24 x 20 in., in a period mahogany veneer and giltwood frame. Condition: Relined, repaired tears u.r., scattered retouch primarily to background edges. $400-600

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304. American School, 19th Century Portrait of Toby Buckland. Unsigned, sitter identified on a note affixed to the back. Oil on canvas, 27 x 22 in., in a grain-painted frame. Condition: Relined, retouch around edges and scattered retouch to face, body, and background. Provenance: An old note affixed verso states that the painting descended in the Batchelder family who lived in the house presently serving as the Conway Historical Society. $800-1,200 305. Andrew J. Bascom (American, 19th Century) Portrait of Amey Ann Haskell in Her 24th Year. Inscribed and dated A.J. Bascom Pinxt Apr. 1839/For Amey Ann Haskell in her 24th Year verso. Oil on cotton bed ticking, 26 x 23 in., in a period ogee frame. Condition: Patched tear u.c., minor retouch. Note: A label affixed to the stretcher is inscribed: Amey Ann (Haskell) Bartlett 1815-1883 (68) eldest 5 daus John & Asenith (Aldrich) Haskell, Cumberland & Sheldonville (Rhode Island). $600-800

306. American School, 19th Century Portrait of Parsons Cooke, First Pastor at East Church, Ware, Massachusetts, 1826-55, c. 1825. Unsigned, sitter identified on label on the reverse. Oil on canvas, 30 x 24 in., in a molded giltwood frame. Condition: Relined, cleaned, stable craquelure. Oil on canvas, 29 x 23 in., in a gold leaf frame. $800-1,000

307. Embroidered Pieced Wool Texas Star Pattern Bedcover, America, late 19th century, composed of diamond-shaped primarily wool segments in an array of colors radiating outward from a six-point star, with a wide border of smaller six-point stars, each diamond segment embroidered with vibrant flowers and outlined with gold feather stitching, the whole edged with gray-blue blanket-weight wool and backed with natural-colored homespun linen or hemp fabric, (scattered losses to fabric and embroidery stitches), 10 ft. x 8 ft. 10 in. see detail inside back cover $5,000-7,000

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308. Wool Floral and Fruit Hooked Rug, early 20th century, rectangular rug with central field hooked with pomegranate-like fruit and blossoms in shades of red and green, on a black ground with subtle colored striations, with bud and blossom border, mounted on a wood frame, 34 x 63 in. $800-1,200

309. Pieced and Appliqud Cotton Figural Eagle Quilt, America, c. 1860s, the quilt depicting four spreadwing eagle figures, each with a flower sprig in its beak, surrounding a central medallion, composed of red, green, and yellow patterned printed calico cotton fabrics on a white ground turned over around the on the edges, backed with white cotton, diamond pattern and outline quilting in the center field surrounded by a diagonal line and undulating feather border, (toning, stains), 84 x 82 in. $1,500-2,500

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310. Set of Three Black-painted Bamboo-turned Windsor Bow-back Chairs with Applied Arms, New England, early 19th century, with beaded crests, nine spindles, scratch-beaded arms, molded seats with slightly bowed fronts, on legs joined by front, side, and rear stretchers, old surface, (minor paint wear, minor imperfections), ht. to 38, seat ht. to 18 in. $4,000-6,000 311. Paint-decorated Sack-back Windsor Chair, New England, late 18th century, the scrolled arms with turned supports above the shaped saddle seat, on vase- and ring-turned legs joined by stretchers, old brown-painted surface with yellow striping, ht. 37 3/4, seat ht. 17 in. $800-1,200 312. Assembled Set of Eight Paint-decorated Step-down Windsor Dining Chairs, New England, c. 1810, comprising seven side chairs and one armchair, skillfully repainted in the correct manner. $800-1,200 313. Set of Five Painted Step-down Windsor Side Chairs, New England, c. 1810, with bamboo turnings, old worn mustard grain-painted surface, ht. 34 3/4, seat ht. 17 in. $400-600 314. Black-painted Braced Bow-back Windsor Side Chair, New England, early 19th century, with beaded crest above eight spindles, shaped seat, and splayed legs, ht. 37, seat ht. 16 1/4 in. $400-600

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324. Blue Transfer-decorated The Dam and Water Works Philadelphia Soup Bowl, unknown maker, England, early 19th century, depicting a scene with the dam and waterworks on the Schuylkill River at Fair Mount, Philadelphia, with printed title on the bottom, dia. 9 5/8 in. $300-500 325. Historical Blue and White Transfer-decorated Staffordshire Pottery Dinner Plate, Ralph Stevenson and Williams, Cobridge, early 19th century, depicting PARK THEATRE NEW YORK, with an oak leaf and acorn border, printed title on the reverse, (minor imperfections), dia. 9 3/4 in. $150-250 326. Historical Blue and White Transfer-decorated Staffordshire Plate, Joseph Stubbs, Burslem, 1790-1829, the plate depicting Nahant Hotel near Boston, with printed title on the bottom, floral and eagle border, (glaze wear), dia. 8 3/4 in. $200-300 327. Light Blue Transfer-decorated W. PENNS TREATY Small Covered Tureen and Underdish, Thomas Green, Fenton, England, c. 1850, depicting one of eight Penns Treaty views by Thomas Green, picturing Penn standing, his attendant seated on a rock, an Indian standing and another reclining and leaning on her elbow, titled on bottom, overall ht. 6 3/4, wd. 6 1/4, lg. 8 5/8 in. $600-800 328. Blue Transfer-decorated Staffordshire Pottery Anti-Slavery Plate, England, 19th century, scalloped rim on plate centered with the words of the First Amendment of the United States Constitution, with a border of eagles with American shields and four medallions; two with quotations from the Constitution, in the third, a pair of scales, and in the fourth, Justice pardoning a slave, dia. 9 1/4 in. $200-300

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329. Two Blue Transfer-decorated Staffordshire Pottery Pitchers, England, 19th century, one decorated with the Boston State House by Joseph Stubbs, Burslem, (minor rim line), ht. 6 5/8; the other depicting a Near East port scene by Cauldon Pottery, with blue printed Cauldon England makers mark on base, ht. 11 1/2 in. $500-700 330. Two Blue Transferware Landing of the Fathers at Plymouth Dinner Plates, Enoch Wood & Sons, Burslem, 1819-46, each with printed inscription between border and center view THE LANDING OF THE FATHERS AT PLYMOUTH DEC 22 1620, the names Carver, Bradford, Winslow, Brewster, & Standish inscribed at c.r. of scene, the words AMERICA INDEPENDENT/JULY 4 1776 and WASHINGTON BORN 1732 DIED 1799 inscribed on border cartouches, one with impressed makers mark, the other with printed makers mark, dia. 10 1/8 in. $250-350 331. Historical Blue Transfer-decorated VIEW OF TRENTON FALLS Plate, attributed to Enoch Wood & Sons, England, second quarter 19th century, the plate with printed title on the bottom, shell border, (several minute surface nicks), dia. 7 1/2 in. $250-350 332. Historic Blue Transferware Bakers Falls/Hudson River Plate, James and Ralph Clewes, Cobridge, England, 1819-36, from the Picturesque Views series, with floral border, printed title on bottom, dia. 9 in. $100-150 333. Three Historical Light Blue Transfer-decorated Staffordshire Pottery Items, England, 19th century, a basin depicting Baltimore harbor, and a dinner plate depicting City Hall, New York, by Charles Meigh, 1830-40, from the American Cities and Scenery Series, both bordered with fine mosses and chickweed, printed title and makers mark on bases; and a soup plate depicting The Narrows From Ft. Hamilton, from the American Views series by Thomas Godwin, Burslem, c. 1834-54, with characteristic border of morning glories and nasturtiums, (basin with minor hairline and foot chips), basin ht. 5 1/4, dia. 14 1/4, plate dia. 10 1/8, 10 3/8 in. $400-600 334. Historical Blue Transferware HOBART TOWN Soup Plate, unknown maker, England, early 19th century, depicting a small settlement near the source of the Delaware river in New York, floral border, printed title on the bottom, dia. 9 in. $200-250 335. Two Historic Blue Transfer-decorated Staffordshire Pottery Plates, England, second quarter 19th century, a small plate depicting the Landing of Gen. LaFayette at Castle Garden in New York, 16 August, 1824, titled below scene, with floral border, by Clews; and a dinner plate depicting La Grange the Residence of the Marquis Lafayette, with grapevine and floral borders, by Enoch Wood & Sons, both with impressed pottery mark on the bottom, (glaze wear), dia. 7 3/4, 10 1/8 in., respectively. $400-600

336. Historic Transfer-decorated Staffordshire Pottery Platter Landing of LaFayette, James and Ralph Clews, Cobridge, 1819-36, oblong platter with blue and white transfer decoration depicting the Landing of Gen. Lafayette at Castle Garden in New York, 16 August, 1824, with title below scene, impressed makers mark on base, (repaired crack, chips), 11 3/4 x 15 3/8 in. $400-600 337. Historic Blue Transfer-decorated Staffordshire Pottery Dinner Plate and Soup Plate, Enoch Wood & Sons, Burslem, 1819-46, the dinner plate depicting East View of La Grange The Residence of the Marquis LaFayette, (glaze wear), the soup plate depicting La Grange the Residence of the Marquis Lafayette, with grapevine and floral borders, both with printed title and impressed pottery mark on the bottom, dia. 9 1/8 in. $400-600 338. Small Historic Blue Transfer-decorated Staffordshire Pottery Platter, Enoch Wood & Sons, Burslem, England, 1819-46, oblong form with scenic view of a building, titled East View of La Grange The Residence of the Marquis LaFayette and impressed WOOD on the base, (minor glaze wear), 7 7/8 x 9 3/4 in. $300-350 339. Historical Blue Transfer-decorated WASHINGTON Plate, England, early 19th century, unknown maker, printed title on reverse, depicting a man on horseback on a hill overlooking a landscape and town, with floral border, (minor light wear), dia. 7 5/8 in. $250-350 340. Three Blue Transfer-decorated Staffordshire Pottery Tea Bowls and Saucers, England, early 19th century, a tea bowl with matching saucer decorated with eagle on urn, flowers, and pagoda buildings, by Clews; a matching cup and saucer with central urn with two figures with floral and scroll cartouches; a tea bowl with shell border and a saucer with central urn with urn and flower border, by Clews, (both with rim repairs), ht. 1 1/8-2 5/8 in. $300-400 341. Two Blue Transfer-decorated Staffordshire Pottery Tea Bowls and Saucers, England, early 19th century, a matching tea bowl and saucer by William Adams decorated with a basket of flowers, a matching tea bowl and saucer decorated with an urn with a floral border, cup ht. 2 3/8, 2 5/8, saucer dia. both 5 3/4 in. $150-200 342. Blue Transfer-decorated Staffordshire Pottery Plate and Saucer, England, early 19th century, a small plate with Don Quixote scene with printed title on bottom THE MEETING OF SANCHO AND DAPPLE, with floral- and bird-decorated border, dia. 9; together with a saucer with Dr. FRANKLINS MAXIMS transfer design about sloth and lost time, dia. 6 1/2 in. $200-300

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347. Two Blue and White Blue Willow Pattern Staffordshire Pottery Platters, early 19th century, oblong pearlware platters, 15 x 19, 14 1/4 x 18 1/4 in. $200-400 348. Blue Transfer-decorated Staffordshire Pottery Plate, Enoch Wood & Sons, Burslem, England, 1819-46, depicting Moulin sur la Marne a Charenton, titled on the reverse, showing men on the bank of a river before a bridge and mill; impressed Wood on base, dia. 9 1/8 in. Note: The view, while not American, is notable in that for many years collectors of transferware erroneously associated it with being on the estate of the Marquise De Lafayette. $200-250 349. Pair of Blue and White Staffordshire Blue Willow Pattern Platters, England, early 19th century, oblong pearlware platters, (minor chip on one), 17 1/2 x 14 in. $200-400 350. Flow Blue Decorated States Plate, England, early 19th century decorated with a rayed center with ribbon banner inscribed DECUS ET TUTAMEN AB ILLO (a glory and the defense of it), bordered with a chain with fifteen printed states names, (wear), dia. 8 3/4 in. $300-500 350A. Four Blue Transfer-decorated Staffordshire Pottery Dinner Plates, England, early 19th century, a Clews Coronation pattern plate with a still life of fruit, vase of flowers, and a bird, with grapevine border; one with PINE ORCHARD HOUSE CATSKILL MOUNTAINS design by Enoch Wood & Sons; a plate depicting Commodore John Paul Jones Capturing the Serapis..., by Rowland and Marsellus Company; and a flow blue plate in the Shanghai pattern by W.H. Grindley & Co., each with makers backstamp, (imperfections), dia. 10 in. $200-250

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355. Silhouette Portrait of a Woman Wearing a Yellow Dress, America, c. 1830, hollow-cut silhouette with ink and watercolor details to hair and dress, (minor toning and light stains), 3 3/4 x 3 1/8 in., in a period eglomise and gilt mat and molded giltwood frame. $400-600 356. Pair of Miniature Red-painted Push-up Tin Candlesticks, America, late 19th century, columnar form on square bases, (paint losses), ht. 3 in. $400-600 357. Wooden Trencher, probably New England, 18th century, the bottom of the trencher inscribed Anna Osgood, dia. 7 3/4 in. $700-900 358. Carved Soapstone Memorial Inkwell and a Small Cloth Doll, found at the Kendrick House, Ipswich, Massachusetts (built 1665), the inkwell sides with carved name and date Natl Osgood August 20th 1819, and trees, figure, skull, and a medallion, ht. 2 1/8; together with a small carved wood doll, with painted cotton gauze face, wearing a bonnet and shawl and black silk dress, (frayed, toned), ht. 3 7/8 in.; and a small note inscribed Miss G. Preston/Present, Will my dear Sister accept of this little gift/with the best wishes for her happiness/from her sister Annie. $700-900 359. Two Paint-decorated Tinware Covered Boxes, 19th century, a small oval snuff box painted black with metallic bronze border and inscription May Peace Once more/Our Trade Ref[s]tore; and a brassfooted rectangular box with shaped hinged cover, decoratively painted with blossoms and leaves on the front on a ground of metallic bronze brushed with black simulated graining, (minor paint losses), footed box ht. 5 1/2, wd. 5, dp. 3 3/4, snuff box dia. 3 7/8 in. $400-600

352. American School, 19th Century T. Fenn Proptr 1812./Primitive Tavern Beside a River. Unsigned. Watercolor and graphite on paper, sight size 11 3/4 x 15 3/4 in. Condition: Paper laid down onto card, tears, losses, toning, discoloration. $400-600

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353. Blue-painted Oval Covered Box with Carved Ebony Whale, Nantucket, 19th century, small oval lapped-seam box with pine top and bottom and maple sides, the cover topped with an applied carved ebony sperm whale plaque in high relief, (minor imperfections), ht. 2 3/8, dia. 5 1/8 in. $1,000-1,500

354. Miniature Wallpaper-covered Dome-top Box, early 19th century, the wood box with hinged lid, covered with blue floral printed paper with gilt floral embossed paper borders, brass swing handle and latch, (toning, losses to borders), ht. 1 5/8, wd. 3, dp. 1 7/8 in. $400-600

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366. Six Assorted Small Ceramic Items, 19th century, a red-transferdecorated yellow-glazed childs mug titled Flying a Kite, three white graduated nursing spoons, a miniature divided dish, and a miniature yellowware bowl with a white band, ht. 1 1/8-2 1/4 in. $500-700 367. Embroidered Silk and Watercolor on Paper Memento Mori Reticule, America, first quarter 19th century, round pouch of ivory silk with silk embroidered flowers, the sides gathered around two paper reserves painted with watercolor pictures, one side depicting a young woman in a landscape seated beneath a weeping willow tree holding a flower sprig and a basket containing two doves on her lap, the other reserve depicting a garden cemetery with an urn-topped monument inscribed Memento Mori, beneath a weeping willow tree, (fraying, stains, and losses to silk, minor toning and foxing to reserves), dia. approx. 7 in. $1,500-1,800 368. Painted Theorem on Velvet Fan, America, 19th century, the fan painted with stenciled fruit, with gold foil edge and turned mahogany handle, (toning, small loss to handle and foil edge), ht. 13 3/4, wd. 9 5/8 in. $800-1,000 369. Copper Plate Printed Washington Memorial Handkerchief Panel, early 19th century, four panels printed in brown on white cotton, two of each motif: The Love of Truth Mark the Boy and The Effect of Principle/Behold the Man, (toning), 22 1/4 x 23 in. $500-700 370. Small Silk Needlework Picture of a House, probably New England, early 19th century, fully worked with silk threads on a linen ground, depicting a colonial-style house on a fence-lined lane with trees and small house in the distance, (toning, fading, scattered stitch losses), 7 x 8 3/4 in., in a period molded giltwood frame. $400-600

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371. Needlework Bed Cover Fragment America, late 18th/early 19th century, stitched with silk threads on a fine white cotton ground, with flowing vines and flower sprigs, intersected with panels of white lace, (unfinished, several flowers cut out and appliqud in place, toning, scattered light stains), approx. 74 x 32 in. $500-700 372. Pieced Cotton Patchwork Quilt, America, mid-19th century, the quilt with central field of nine-patch printed and woven cotton squares alternating with squares of red on white printed polished cotton squares with floral designs, bordered with similar red-printed wavy bands of floral designs, backed with white homespun cotton panels, quilted with chevron and diamond patterns, (toning, stains), approx. 102 x 100 in. $800-1,200 373. Four Fruit-form Velvet Pincushions, America, late 19th century, three various size strawberries and a pear, (wear, the pear with repairs), lg. 3-5 3/4 in. $600-800 374. Four Urn of Flowers Needlepoint Seat Covers, 19th century, stitched with wool yarns primarily in shades of red, pink, green, and gold on a light blue ground, approx. 19 1/2 x 27 in. $600-800 375. Pieced Cotton Patchwork Covered Papier-mch Top Hat, America, 19th century, likely a hatbox form, covered with geometricshaped printed and woven cotton fabric quilt segments, (toning, minor fraying), ht. 7 3/4, dia. 15 1/4 in. $400-600 376. Cotton Pocket, Patchwork Needlework Rollup, and an Indian Printed Tablecloth, 19th century, homespun hand-stitched pocket with printed red stripes and brown flowers, woven linen backing and waist ties, 16 1/2 x 12 1/2; a pieced printed cotton huswif or roll-up, with five pocket sections, 19 1/4 x 7 1/2; and a printed cotton tablecloth with a multicolored ribbon chain border on a dark red ground, 48 x 50 in. $600-800 377. Hand-stitched White Cotton Trapunto Crib Quilt, America, 19th century, composed of white homespun cotton, outline stitched and stuffed, with central floral and grape cluster design surrounded by conforming grapes and flowering vine, with diamond pattern background, edged and backed with white cotton, (minor stains), 45 x 45 in. $300-500 378. Six Assorted Small Sewing Implements, 18th-19th century, a white lace-covered pincushion and needle case attached with a silk ribbon, three fruit-form needle waxes, one with embossed brass cap with grapevine and dog motif, an acorn-form linen needle emery, and a gilt embossed red leather casket-form needle case with hinged lid, dia. 7/8-3 1/2 in. $200-400 379. Painted Cloth Doll and a Pieced and Appliqud Cotton Quilt Fragment, America, late 19th century, the doll with stitched and stuffed twilled cotton body with painted facial features, wearing a machinestitched red printed cotton dress, white cotton petticoat and pantalets, and cotton sateen boots, (wear), ht. 16 3/4; the triangular quilt fragment with three appliqud birds, two baskets, a tree, and a partial radiating star in gold, red, and tan solid cotton fabric on a white cotton ground, 13 1/2 x 29 in. $400-600 380. Papier-mch Milliners Model with a Silk Hat, probably France, early 19th century bust-length model with painted facial features, hair, and dress bodice, applied kidskin cap with padded back, wearing a green and white woven windowpane pattern silk hat with wire framework, lined with pink silk and tied with pink silk ribbons, (paint loss, cracks), model ht. 15 1/2 in. $1,500-2,500 381. Geometric Wool Hooked Rug, America, early 20th century, rectangular rug centered with three diamonds, stepped corner blocks, in shades of green with variegated color segments, mounted on a wood frame, 22 1/2 x 45 1/2 in. $600-800 382. Papier-mch Milliners Model-type Doll, Germany, c. 1840, with painted molded features, milliner-type kid body with wooden arms and legs, black sausage curl hairstyle, painted brown eyes, yellow-painted shoes, wearing a blue and white silk and white cotton gauze dress, with white linen under-dress and pantalets, (imperfections), ht. 15 in. $600-800

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388. Miniature Blue-painted Wood Covered Firkin, America, late 19th century, stave and lapped wood hoop-constructed container with conforming cover impressed with the initials GH, with pegged swing handle, ht. 2 1/2 in. $1,200-1,500 389. Miniature Yellow-painted Staved Wooden Bucket, probably New England, late 18th/early 19th century, stave and hoop constructed bucket with pegged swing handle, a paper label affixed to interior is inscribed Higgenson 1795, ht. to top of upright handle 3 3/4 in. $1,500-1,800 390. Stencil-decorated Pantry Spice Box, America, late 19th/early 20th century, round, covered, lapped-seam maple and ash box, with tin cover rim and base, the top with stenciled floral spray and bird designs, the interior fitted with seven round spice cannisters with their contents stenciled on the lids, ht. 3 1/2, dia. 9 3/8 in. $300-500 391. Three Miniature Woven Splint Baskets, 19th century, one round over square basket painted gray, a buttocks basket and a covered basket, (imperfections), ht. 2 3/8-4 3/8 in. $400-600 392. Blue-painted Woven Splint Basket, America, late 19th century, deep round basket, flared at the rim, with carved upright handle, old blue paint over earlier black, (losses, breaks), ht. 15 in. $300-500 393. Woven Geometric Pattern Cane Basket, South Carolina, Cherokee, late 19th/early 20th century, oblong form with carved upright handle, woven cane in a contrasting light and dark brown stained repeating diamond pattern, ht. 11 1/2 in. $300-500

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400. Three Small Stuffed Animals, Germany, late 19th/early 20th century, a velvet Steiff pastel aqua parakeet figure with hand-painted details, rubber beak and feet, with makers button and tag on wing; a small velvet jointed teddy bear with glass bead eyes seated on a red and yellow velvet pillow tied with gold silk ribbon; a small velvet turtle flask with threaded brass cap, ht. 3 1/2, 4, 7/8 in., respectively. $200-400

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401. Pair of Carved, Painted, and Gilded Grape Cluster-form Vintner Trade Signs, 19th century, lg. 10 in. $1,200-1,400 402. Three Carved Wood Items, 19th century, a painted figure of a woman, a blue-painted figural vulture fragment, and a printing plaque with reverse relief-carved name Jacob Wortz, dia. 4 3/4-18 1/2 in. $200-400 403. American School, 19th Century Miniature Barnyard Scene. Indistinctly signed l.r. Oil on panel, 3 3/4 x 5 1/2 in., unframed. Condition: Surface grime, light scratch l.r. $500-700

404. Three Small Painted Frames, America, 19th century, a red-painted molded frame with painted print of a lady titled Afternoon, a greenpainted chip-carved frame, and a white painted ripple-carved frame, aperture: 3 x 2 1/2, 4 1/4 x 2 5/8, 8 x 10 in., respectively. $400-600 405. Tin Boot Trade Sign, America, late 19th century, cutout tinned sheet metal with pierced details, ht. 22 3/4, lg. 12 in. $300-500 406. Polychrome-painted Wood PAINT SHOP Sign, America, late 19th/ early 20th century, rectangular panel with fanciful painted lettering and scroll border on a puce ground, (repaired crack, scattered paint losses), 27 x 15 3/4 in. $600-800

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407. Painted Carved Wood Ships Figure Head, Japan, mid-19th century, carved wood bust of a man, possibly a western sea captain, carved with an Asian face wearing a western-style coiffure and clothing, over carved leaves and scrolls, weathered white paint, ht. 39 1/2, wd. 20, dp. 11 in. $10,000-12,000 408. Chinese School, Early 19th Century Still Life of a Compote of Fruit. Unsigned. Reverse-painting on glass, 8 x 10 1/4 in., in the original Chinese molded giltwood frame. Condition: Minor paint losses. $1,000-1,500

409. Possibly the Work of Sunqua (Chinese, ac. mid-19th Century Fourteen Framed Works of Assorted Flowers, Insects, and Vegetation. Unsigned, probably taken from an album of vegetation subjects. Watercolor and gouache on pith, two vertical and twelve horizontal works, sight size approx. 7 1/4 x 11 3/4 in., in later matching wood frames. Condition: Minor creases, small losses, two with tears, one with small loss. $800-1,200

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413. Chinese Export Porcelain Armorial Soup Plate, late 18th/early 19th century, octagonal plate centered with polychrome-enamel and gilt crest, with gilt half-chain and dotted green rim border, (minor imperfections), dia. 9 5/8 in. $250-350 414. Chinese Export Porcelain Lobed Dish, late 18th century, oval lobed dish, the center with an oval pendant with billing birds suspended by red and green ribbons, with floral garland border, (enamel losses), 3 3/4 x 4 3/4 in. $100-200 415. Two Chinese Export Reticulated Famille Rose Porcelain Table Items, late 18th century, a shallow round bowl and a small round plate, both decorated with enameled polychrome floral wreaths and garlands with gilt monogrammed center, reticulated gilt-edged rims, dia. 9 5/8, 7 5/8 in. $200-400 416. Thirteen Chinese Export Nanking Pattern Porcelain Soup Plates, 19th century, (minor rim chips), dia. 9 3/4 in. $2,500-3,500
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417. Eleven Small Canton Porcelain Plates, China, late 19th century, (one with rim chips), dia. 7 1/4-7 5/8 in. $600-800 418. Twenty-one Assorted Canton and Nanking Porcelain Tableware Items, China, 19th century, eighteen Canton items: six teacups, seven saucers, three small shallow bowls, a dinner plate, and a small plate; and three Nanking pattern items: two small plates and a small oval platter, all with reticulated rims, (imperfections), ht. to 2 1/8, dia. 5 1/410 3/4 in. $800-1,000 419. Octagonal Canton Porcelain Deep Dish, China, late 19th century, (chip on foot), ht. 2, 10 3/4 x 14 in. $300-400 420. Blue and White Fitzhugh Pattern Ku-form Porcelain Vase, China, late 19th century, ht. 13 in. $400-600 421. Rose Medallion Porcelain Punch Bowl, China, late 19th century, (glaze wear), ht. 6, dia. 14 1/8 in. $300-500 422. Rose Medallion Porcelain Vase, China, 19th century, elongated oval form with everted rim, (minor chip to side), ht. 11 1/2 in. $300-500

410. Chinese School, Early 19th Century Lot of Four Works Depicting Maylay Birds. Unsigned, an inscription once on the back of the paintings reads, Maylay Birds/24 Nov executed at Malacca by a Chinese painter Penang Devr, 1805. Watercolor on paper, sight size 12 1/2 x 13 1/2 in., framed. Condition: Toning, creases, not examined out of frames. $300-500

411. Chinese School, 19th Century Drying the Tea Leaves. Unsigned. Gouache on paper, sight size 7 x 10 5/8 in., in an ornately carved pierced period wooden frame. Condition: Paper spot glued on edges, light staining u.l. corner. $400-600

412. Group of Chinese and China Trade Ephemera, 19th century, three trade cards, Astor House Hotel Guest Guide at Tientsin and Peking, an engraved map A Particular Map of the Entrance into Canton, a c. 1810 receipt of payment to a Chinese merchant, correspondence, and a 1876 printed silk program commemorating the centennial anniversary of the American Independence at Shanghai. $200-300

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423. Black Lacquer Chinese Export Games Table, mid-19th century, the rectangular top with removable square section with checkerboard on the reverse which reveals a well with backgammon board, the case with two short drawers and ivory pulls flanking a locking drawer, with birdcage support on a vase- and ring-turned post and tripod base of carved paw feet, (imperfections), ht. 31 1/2, wd. 24, dp. 20 in. $300-500 424. Large Oval Chinoiserie-decorated Papier-mch Tray, Henry Clay, London, c. 1800, with ogee shaped rim, painted to center with a couple in a waterway landscape with trees, foliage, and buildings, the rim painted with gilt diapered cartouches and chevron and blossom designs, all on a black ground, impressed Clay/London on the bottom, (imperfections), 23 3/4 x 31 1/2 in. $150-250 425. Brass-bound and Brass-inlaid Camphorwood Writing Box on Stand, China, 19th century, the box folds outwards in two directions to reveal the blue velvet writing surface, and compartments, with side drawer, on stand with molded Marlborough legs, (imperfections), ht. 21, wd. 20 3/4, dp. 12 1/4 in. $400-600 426. Dovetailed Camphorwood Sea Chest, possibly China, early 19th century, of typical form with molded top, canted sides and painted becket handles, (imperfections), ht. 17 1/2, wd. at bottom 36 1/4, dp. 18 1/2 in. $600-800 427. Queen Anne Japanned Dressing Mirror/Secretary, England, 18th century, shaped molded frame enclosing mirror glass which swivels on upright supports with acorn terminals, over a slant-lid case opening to a desk interior with pigeon holes and six small drawers over a long drawer with serpentine front, all resting on bun feet, the case retains gilt with red and gray-blue highlighted decoration of flowers, vegetation, insects, and a chinoiserie landscape, on a black ground, (scattered losses), ht. 38 1/2, wd. 17 1/2, dp. 10 1/2 in. $600-800 428. Chinese Export Porcelain Ox-head Tureen and Cover, realistically modeled with open mouth, the hide glazed in shades of brown, ht. 13 3/4, wd. 13 1/2, lg. 13 1/2 in. $8,000-12,000
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429. Federal Gilt-gesso and Mahogany Patent Timepiece, attributed to Aaron Willard, Jr., Boston, Massachusetts, c. 1812-15, with eight-day brass weight-driven movement with T-bridge, eglomise tablets appear to be original, (imperfections), ht. 43 in. $2,500-3,500 430. Mahogany Inlaid Patent Timepiece, Simon Willard, Roxbury, Massachusetts, c. 1805-08, (repainted dial and tablets), ht. 32 1/4 in. $1,000-1,500

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431. Mahogany Striking Patent Timepiece, Boston, Massachusetts, c. 1830, with mustard yellow and red eglomise tablets, ht. without finial 29 1/4 in. $1,500-2,500

432. Federal Mahogany and Gilt-gesso Patent Timepiece, Massachusetts, c. 1815-20, the painted iron dial with Arabic numerals, and brass eight-day weight-driven movement, the lower tablet showing a ship battle, ht. 34 3/4 in. $2,500-3,500

433. Federal Mahogany and Wavy Birch Inlaid Desk Bookcase, probably Massachusetts, c. 1800-10, the top section with three hinged doors opening to compartments and drawers, with lower section having a fold-out writing surface above four graduated drawers on cutout bracket base, original brasses, refinished, (imperfections), ht. 57 1/4, wd. 38 1/4, dp. 21 1/4 in. $1,500-2,500

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434. Federal Mahogany Tilt-top Candlestand, possibly New England, c. 1780, the square top with molded edge tilts on a vase- and ring-turned support with tripod cabriole leg base ending in pad feet, old refinish, (imperfections), ht. 27 1/2, wd. 20 1/2, dp. 19 1/4 in. $700-900

435. Federal Mahogany and Wavy Birch Veneer Inlaid Marble-top Sideboard, New Hampshire or Massachusetts, c. 1810, the marble top sets into a molded surround, on a case of two short drawers and a central door with recessed arch flanked by doors, on square tapering legs, replaced brass pulls, refinished, (imperfections), ht. 37 1/2, wd. 44 3/4, dp. 23 1/4 in. $3,000-5,000

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436. Pair of Federal Carved, Turned, and Birds-eye Maple Inlaid Mahogany Card Tables, probably Portsmouth, New Hampshire, c. 1815, refinished, (very minor imperfections), ht. 29 1/2, wd. 35 3/4, dp. 17 1/2 in. $10,000-15,000 437. Turned Maple Patent Stick Barometer, Charles Wilder, Peterboro, New Hampshire, c. 1860, with acorn finial over silvered metal thermometer and barometer with curved glass cover, the thermometer with stamped marks WOODRUFFS PAT. JUNE 5 1860/C. WILDER PETERBORO N.H., (imperfections), ht. 39 in. $600-800 438. Federal Carved Mahogany and Mahogany Veneer Inlaid Work Table, possibly North Shore, Massachusetts, c. 1810-15, the octagonal top on conforming case of drawer and bag drawer, on ring-turned, reeded, tapering legs, (imperfections), ht. 29 1/4, wd. 19, dp. 14 3/4 in. Provenance: A pencil inscription on a drawer side reads in part, Mary K. Stacy, Essex, Feb 14, 1914, her table. $1,500-2,500

439. Federal Carved Mahogany and Birds-eye Maple Veneer Commode, New England, c. 1815-20, the hinged top with reeded edge and ovolo corners, with attached faux two-drawer facade, opens to an interior which housed the chamber pot, with flanking quarterengaged reeded vase- and ring-turned posts continuing to legs, replaced old brass hardware, refinished, (imperfections), ht. 28 1/2, wd. 25 3/4, dp. 19 1/2 in. $600-800 440. Federal Carved Mahogany and Mahogany Veneer Chamberstand, New England, c. 1815-20, scrolled backsplash with shaped pierced shelf, on block-, vase-, and ring-turned, reeded, and swelled supports, joined by medial shelf with drawer, refinished, ht. 40, wd. 17, dp. 15 1/2 in. $300-500 441. Federal Mahogany and Mahogany Veneer Two-drawer Work Table, probably New England, early 19th century, the rectangular top with applied rounded edge above straight skirt joining the four square tapering legs, (minor imperfections), ht. 29, wd. 19, dp. 16 3/4 in. $600-800

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442. Sewing Box with Accoutrements, England, c. 1815, rectangular box with incurvate sides, brass hoof feet, burl and mahogany veneer chamfered hinged lid with brass clasped hands swing handle, and interior mirror, with a floral embroidered padded silk cushion between the mirror and a lift-out, purple velvet-lined, and metallic floral embroidered tray, with fitted compartments for a small colorless cutglass scent bottle, an awl, scissors, pencil holder, needle case, motherof-pearl thimble, and two small round mirrors, over an ivory silk-lined cavity, ht. 4 1/2, wd. 9 5/8, dp. 7 3/8 in. $700-900 443. Inlaid Birds-eye Maple Veneer Box, America, late 19th century rectangular box with hinged lid, ivory escutcheon, the top with inlaid ten-point star and diamond motifs in contrasting light and dark wood, the front and sides inlaid with geometric star and triangle motifs, the interior with lift-out compartmented tray, ht. 6, wd. 14 1/8, dp. 9 in. $800-1,200

444. Inlaid Walnut Valuables Box, early 19th century, hinged lid and front and back doors opening to several compartments and small drawers containing compartments with slide lids, (imperfections), ht. 12, wd. 10 1/2, dp. 8 7/8 in. $600-800 445. Brass-mounted Mahogany Lap Desk, N. Middleton, London, 19th century, mahogany box with brass strapwork and corner mounts, side drawer with brass swing handle, the interior with hinged writing surfaces, paper manufacturers labels, and compartment for utensils, (shrinkage crack on lid), ht. 6 3/4, wd. 12 3/4, dp. 10 in. $250-350 446. Federal Cherry Inlaid Demilune Card Table, New England, c. 1800, the folding top on square tapering legs joined by a beaded apron, (imperfections), ht. 28, wd. 33 1/2, dp. 15 1/4 in. $600-800

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447. Federal Inlaid Mahogany Tall Case Clock, Roxbury, Massachusetts, the white-painted iron tombstone dial with painted floral spandrels, seconds hand and calendar aperture, lettered S. Willard, with brass eight-day weight-driven movement, the case with brass stop-fluting and inlaid stringing, old surface, (restoration), ht. 91 1/4 in. $6,000-8,000 448. Federal Mahogany Inlaid Piano Forte, Benjamin Crehore and Alpheus Babcock, Milton, Massachusetts, c. 1805, the case attributed to John and Thomas Seymour, Boston, with floral polychrome decoration on the nameboard attributed to the shop of John Ritto Penniman, ht. 32 1/2, wd. 63 1/4, dp. 23 in. Literature: A similarly decorated nameboard on a piano forte by Benjamin Crehore with painting attributed to Penniman is shown in John Penniman and the Ornamental Painting Tradition in Federal-era Boston, by Robert Mussey and Christopher Shelton, in American Furniture 2010, ed. Luke Beckerdite, Chipstone Foundation, p. 24, figure 35. $1,800-2,500 449. American School, 19th Century Portrait of Girl Wearing a Red Dress Seated at the Piano, c. 1835. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 30 x 25 in., in a period molded giltwood frame. Condition: Relined, inpainting, craquelure, minor paint losses. Provenance: Edward Rushford, Salem, Massachusetts. $1,500-2,500 450. American School, 19th Century Portrait of a Woman Seated at a Table, Reading a Book, c. 1860. Unsigned. Watercolor and gouache on paper, 21 x 17 3/4 in., in a period molded giltwood frame. Condition: Toning, minor foxing. $800-1,000

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451. American School, 19th Century Portrait of a Man Seated at a Table Composing a Letter on His Lap Desk, c. 1860. Unsigned. Watercolor and gouache on paper, 21 x 18 1/4 in., in a period molded giltwood frame. Condition: Toning, minor foxing. $800-1,000 452. Jane A. Davis (American 1821-1855) Portrait of a Girl in a Garden Wearing a Red Dress, c. 1840. Unsigned. Watercolor on paper, depicting the girl wearing a red dress, red beaded necklace, and holding a flower, 5 1/4 x 4 1/4 in., in a period grain-painted wood frame. Condition: Good, minor stains. $2,000-3,000 453. Red Book Artist (Massachusetts and New York) Silhouette of a Lady Wearing a Red Dress and Holding a Book, early 19th century, three-quarter length figure with hollow-cut head, watercolor and gouache embellishments, (minor toning), 4 1/2 x 3 1/2 in., in a period molded giltwood frame. Literature: This silhouette portrait has characteristics similar to other works done by the Red Book Artist as listed in the exhibition catalog A Loving Likeness: American Folk Portraits of the Nineteenth Century, from The Gallery at Bristol-Myers Squibb, Princeton, New Jersey, April 4May 17, 1992, pp. 48-49: the sitter holds a red book, the women face to the right, the figures have an overly long thumb which curls up and rests on the book, the hands are done with opaque white paint and the free hand rests on the womens hip, silhouette is hollow cut, watercolor is used for details. $1,500-2,500

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454. Miniature Portrait Profile of a Lady Wearing a Red Gown, America, c. 1840, unsigned, watercolor on paper, (imperfections), 3 1/2 x 3 in., in a pressed brass frame. $300-500 455. Silhouette Portrait of a Gentleman with a Walking Stick, America, hollow-cut head with ink and watercolor embellishments, (toning), 4 1/2 x 3 1/2 in., in a molded giltwood frame. $600-800

456. Portrait Miniature of a Lady in Profile, America, in the manner of Rufus Porter, c. 1825, unsigned, half-length profile, (toning), 5 1/4 x 4 1/4 in., in an eglomise mat and period molded giltwood frame. $800-1,200 457. Rufus Porter Decorative Arts Publication, printed by J.T. Peters, Concord, Massachusetts, a 43-page booklet with papered wood cover titled A Select Collection of Approved, Genuine, Secret, and Modern Receipts, for the Preparation and Execution of Various Valuable and Curious Arts, as Practised by the Best Artists of the present age, inscribed Alpheus Dunbars book 1833 on inside page, (wear, cover and pages loose from binding), 5 3/4 x 4 in. Note: This booklet, published by the renowned itinerant artist Rufus Porter, sold at Skinner on January 16, 1988, sale 1186, lot 390. $800-1,000

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459. American School, 19th Century Portrait of a Young Man Seated on a Chair, c. 1835. Unsigned. Watercolor on card, 9 1/4 x 7 in., in a period mahogany veneer frame. Condition: Foxing, toning. $250-350

460. Framed Family Record with Silhouettes and Framed Silhouette of a Man, early 19th century, the printed family record for Samuel W. Lynn (b. December 20, 1799) and Sarah Coe (b. April 9, 1805) of Durham, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, the tablet fitted with their bustlength hollow-cut silhouettes with graphite details, separated by a green ribbon, in a mahogany veneer frame, (toning, acid burn), overall 12 1/2 x 10 3/4; together with a hollow-cut silhouette portrait of a gentleman with graphite details, in a period mitered molded wood frame, the backboard inscribed Profi[le] Robert Middle 1820, (toning), 4 x 3 1/4 in. Literature: A similar family record is pictured in Silhouettes in America, 1790-1840: A Collectors Guide, by Blume J. Rifken, Paradigm Press, Burlington, Vermont, pp. 90-91. The author states they have seen only four of these and all appeared to have been done by the same silhouette artist...in each case a green ribbon separates the individual profiles. $800-1,200

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458. Pair of Portrait Miniatures of a Young Couple, America, c. 1825, watercolor on card heightened with gum arabic, bust-length profile oval portraits, 2 5/8 x 2 1/8 in., in matching period molded mahogany frames with gilt-brass liners, (toning, minor foxing, craquelure to gum arabic). $300-500

461. Pair of Silhouettes of a Lady and Gentleman, attributed to William Chamberlain (b. circa 1790), New Hampshire, hollow-cut bust-length portraits with ink embellishments, (toning), 4 x 3 1/4 in., in pressed brass frames. $400-600

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462. Pair of Moses Chapman Silhouettes and His Framed Silhouette Advertisement, probably Essex County, Massachusetts, early 19th century, original printed handbill on wove paper for Moses Chapman, 5 1/2 x 7, in a molded giltwood frame; together with two hollow-cut portraits of a boy and a girl, with embossed CHAPMAN/Siccauit below busts, (minor toning), sight size 4 1/2 x 3 1/4 in., in molded giltwood frames. $2,000-3,000 463. Two Peales Museum Silhouettes and a Framed Peales Museum Broadside, America, early 19th century, bust-length hollow-cut wove rag paper profiles, one of a young woman inscribed Mary T. Haines on the reverse with a very faint embossed spread eagle makers mark under the bust, (minor foxing), 4 x 3 1/8, in a period molded giltwood frame; and one of a gentleman, identified on a label affixed to the reverse Silhouette of Rev. Wm. F. Rowland, with a very faintly embossed MUSEUM mark under the bust, (minor toning), dia. 3 7/8, in a round black-painted molded wood frame; together with a framed printed broadside for PEALES MUSEUM, In The State House, Philadelphia, Admittance 25 cents., dated April, 1818, (toning, minor small losses and creases), sight size 9 x 4 1/2 in. $600-800

464. Group of Four Framed Silhouettes of Family Members, W. & J. Walter Profilists/London, c. 1850, makers names stamped on reverse, Jany 18 1851 inscribed on the back of one; cut and pasted likenesses heightened with gilt of two ladies and two gentlemen, (minor toning and stains), sight size 4 x 2 1/4 in., in original matching period wood frames with gilt liners. $600-800 465. Four Small Framed Silhouettes and a Framed Portrait Miniature, late 18th/early 19th century, the four hollow-cut silhouettes comprising a portrait with graphite details of a young man identified on the verso as Uncle James Bradburg or Bradbury, 4 x 2 3/4, in a molded, red-painted wood frame; a portrait of a woman with graphite details, identified as Mary Eaton Stetson, sight size 3 3/8 x 2 5/8, in an eglomise mat and molded giltwood frame; a portrait of an older gentleman, sight size 5 x 3 3/8, in a painted mahogany frame; a portrait of a woman wearing a bonnet with ink details on collar, sight size 4 x 2 7/8, in a mitered wood frame; together with a bust-length profile portrait miniature of a boy, watercolor on paper cutout, applied to paper with painted balustrade in the background, sight size 3 1/8 x 2 1/2 in., in a black lacquered composition frame. $500-700

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466. Auguste Edouart (French, 1789-1861) Framed Silhouette Portrait of a Boy Riding a Hobby Horse, signed Augn Edouart, fecit 1843 Philadelphia l.l., the boy identified in an inscription on the back: Theodore H. Morris age 3, full-length cut and pasted figure of the boy riding and waving a riding crop in one hand, highlighted with faint white details, (minor toning, foxing, and light stains), 10 1/4 x 7 3/8 in. $200-300 467. Eleven Silhouettes in a Common Frame, America, c. 1835, hollowcut bust-length silhouettes mounted on black card, likely depicting family members, (toning, each spot glued on corners), overall sight size 12 1/2 x 10 in., in a molded wood frame. $400-600 468. Framed Silhouette Portrait of a Boy and a Framed Silhouette Advertisement, August Edouart (French, 1789-1861), stamped signature AUG.N EDOUARTE fecit 1827 l.l., possible indistinct subjects name inscribed in pencil on l.r. of reverse H O--- Hoey Bath (England); full-length cut and pasted figure of the boy wearing a top hat and holding a walking stick, (imperfections), 10 1/4 x 7 3/8; together with a small clipped newspaper advertisement Executed by Mons. Edouarte, at Mr. Prices 14, Old Bond-Street, Bath, 1 3/4 x 1 7/8 in. $400-600 469. Pair of Silhouette Portraits of Dr. and Mrs. Thomas J. Yarrow of Philadelphia, Augustus Day (ac. 1800-c. 1845), Philadelphia, c. 1834, each signed DAY FECIT under busts, the sitters identified in inscriptions on the reverse; the painted silhouette likenesses with gray-blue painted gouache details, with old Withingtons Emerson Greenaway Collection auction label affixed to the back, (foxing, minor toning), 4 3/8 x 3 1/4 in., in matching period mahogany veneer frames. $300-500

470. Five Framed Silhouettes, America, early 19th century, a cut and pasted portrait of a woman by William King, with embossed KING stamp l.l., in a later octagonal frame; a hollow-cut pair of a man and a woman, in a later frame; a painted likeness of a woman, in an eglomise mat and later frame; a hollow-cut portrait of Priscilla Spachaw R. Hodges, identified in ink inscriptions below, (imperfections), 3 1/8 x 2 3/8-4 1/2 x 3 1/2 in. $200-300 471. Silhouette Portrait of a Gentleman, America, c. 1825, hollow-cut head with ink and watercolor details, (toning, small tear and paper thinning u.l.), sight size 3 3/4 x 2 5/8 in., in a later molded silvered frame. $250-350 472. Framed Pair of Silhouettes of Isaac and Lavinia (Phillips) Primmer, America, c. 1830, the sitters identified in ink inscriptions on paper below, hollow-cut portraits, 5 x 4 in., in matching period molded giltwood frames, (minor toning), 5 x 3 7/8 in. $250-350 473. Two Silhouette Portraits of Ladies, America, c. 1830, both hollow-cut profiles with applied lithograph bodies, (toning, stains), sight sizes 3 7/8 x 2 3/4, 3 1/2 x 2 1/2 in., in pressed brass frames. $200-300 474. Five Framed Silhouettes, Anglo/American, early 19th century, a pair cut of thin white wove paper pasted onto black velvet, both signed Bache; a painted profile of a young man with China white details, the backing card inscribed Benjamin Passmore; a gentleman with hollowcut head and bust with gray ink details, in an eglomise mat; a full-length cut and pasted silhouette of an older gentleman; a reverse-painted glass silhouette of a gentleman wearing a tricorn hat, the backboard inscribed Mr. Crofs Wiath; (imperfections), sight sizes from 3 1/4 x 2 3/4-6 5/8 x 4 3/4 in. $400-600

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477. Framed Silhouette Portrait of a Gentleman, signed Saml Metford, Edgartown, Mass. 1842 l.r., cut and pasted full-length likeness of James McKeen, identified on reverse label, (toning), 10 1/4 x 8 1/4 in., in a period molded giltwood frame. $300-500 478. Silhouette of a Boy, attributed to William Bache (1771-1845), painted silhouette with Chinese white ruffled collar, the boy identified in inscriptions on the reverse Nicholas Johnson 3rd, born 1800/taken in 1811, dia. 4 1/2 in., in an embossed brass frame. $300-500 479. Two Daguerreotypes of a Pair of Silhouettes, America, mid-19th century, sixth-plate size depicting the profiles of a man and a woman, with brass mats, each in one half of an embossed leather case, case 3 5/8 x 3 1/8 in. $250-350 480. Three Pieces of Jewelry, 19th century, two navette-shaped rings with sepia inkwork, one 14kt gold depicting a woman seated in a landscape with blue enamel and opal beaded surround and engraved shoulders, size 6 1/4; the other an 8kt gold mourning ring depicting a grieving women beside a monument, with engraved shoulders, size 7 1/2; accompanied by an 8kt gold navette-shaped stickpin depicting a woman in a landscape, dia. 1 in. $200-250 481. Mourning Ring, c. 1790, 10kt gold navette-shaped with sepia inkwork on ivory depicting woman mourning below a willow and beside an urntopped monument with applied gold elements, inscribed In Memr of an Affec Parent, with black enameled surround inscribed RICHARD CARY ESQR O.B 7 FEBy 1790 AE 73 Yrs, (imperfections), engraved shoulders, size 8 1/2. $250-350 482. Portrait Miniature of a Gentleman, probably Continental, c. 1820, indistinctly signed Hayen c.r., the back inscribed 6640/Liykanf, watercolor on ivory, oval bust-length portrait, the man wearing a brown jacket with what appears to be medals pinned to his chest, 3 1/2 x 2 3/4 in., in a later burl veneer frame, (lacking glass, vertical crack on right side, small paint losses on cheek and shoulder of jacket). $200-250 483. Portrait Miniature Inset Snuff Box, mid-19th century, turned ivory case, the cover inset with a watercolor and gouache portrait miniature of a lady wearing a straw hat and a red gown, tortoiseshell-lined interior, accompanied by a note stating the snuff box came through the Montagne family of Virginia, dia. 2 1/8 in. $200-300 484. Portrait Miniature of a Woman, late 18th century, unsigned, watercolor on ivory, oval half-length portrait depicting the woman with upswept curly brown hair wearing a pale yellow gown tied at the waist with a blue ribbon, 2 5/8 x 2 1/4 in., in a later gold-painted, scrolled foliate cast brass frame. $400-600

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475. Two Framed Silhouette Portraits, William M.S. Doyle (1769-1828), Boston, both hollow-cut bust-length portraits, embellished with ink and signed Doyle below the bust, one depicting a gentleman, inscribed John S. Rollins on a paper label affixed to the back, (toning, two small losses), 2 1/2 x 2 oval, in a black lacquered frame; the other a lady wearing a lacy cap, (toning, foxing), 5 x 4 in., in a molded giltwood frame. $200-300 476. Four Framed Oval Silhouettes, America, early 19th century, one cut and pasted silhouette of a gentleman by Master Hubbard with stamped inscription on backing paper Cut with Scissors by MASTER HUBBARD, without Drawing or Machine, in a pressed brass frame; a hollow-cut portrait of a woman with ink details signed under the bust by D. Hubbard, the backboard with an inscription G.B. Brewster Dedham, in a pressed brass frame; a hollow-cut image of a boy, the back affixed with a paper label inscribed Charles Henry Hanson born 1823, in a pressed brass frame; and a cut and pasted likeness of a young man with indistinct signature below the bust and red watercolor details, with a Withingtons Emerson Greenaway Collection auction label affixed to the back, (minor imperfections), sizes from 3 x 2 3/8-4 x 3 1/4 in. $300-500

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485. Daguerreotype of a Portrait of a Young Woman, America, mid-19th century, sixth-plate size with brass mat, in one half of an embossed leather case, case 3 5/8 x 3 1/8 in. $400-600 486. Eight Assorted Wood and Small Framed Items, 19th century, a turned bell with wooden ball clapper, pair of carved shoes with metal eyelets, a small dish-base watch hutch with stenciled fern design, a turned maple half-barrel-form cup likely for a ball in cup game (lacking handle and ball), a grain-painted mirror frame, a mitered pine mirror frame, a small silk on linen embroidered sampler, with a pious verse over the inscription To my dearest Mother from her loving child Sarah aged 11., in a grain-painted gessoed frame, (minor imperfections), ht. 2 1/2-6 1/8, overall frame sizes 6 3/4 x 5 3/4, 8 1/4 x 5 3/4, 6 1/2 x 5 1/4 in., respectively. $400-600 487. Federal Gilt-gesso and Eglomise Mirror, probably Massachusetts, c. 1815, with tablet depicting a ship battle during the War of 1812, (imperfections), ht. 40 1/4, cornice wd. 21 1/2 in. $400-600 488. Pair of Brass and Iron Steeple-top Andirons, J. Davis, Boston, c. 1800, the andirons with steeple tops on belted spheres over faceted plinths, spurred cabriole legs, and slipper feet, the log supports with conforming steeple log stops, the makers name impressed on log supports, ht. 21, wd. 11 1/2, dp. 19 1/4 in. $1,000-1,500 489. Brass and Wirework Serpentine Fire Fender and Two Fireplace Tools, America and/or England, late 18th/early 19th century, the fender with brass ring-turned finials on a brass rail above vertical wires ornamented with undulating wire scrolls; and a pair of tongs and shovel with baluster finials, fender ht. 14 3/4, wd. 61, dp. 18 1/2, tool lg. 33 1/4, 33 1/2 in. $1,000-1,500 490. Two Brass and Iron Fireplace Tools, America, early 19th century, a shovel and pair of tongs with matching baluster-form brass finials, lg. 20 1/2, 21 1/2 in. $400-500 491. Brass and Wirework Folding Firescreen, England or America, early 19th century, two urn finials on brass rail over vertical wires ornamented with wirework swags and scrolls, ht. 26, center panel wd. 34 1/2, side panel wd. 16 1/4 in. $800-1,200 492. Brass and Wirework Fire Fender, England or America, late 18th/early 19th century, curved brass rail above vertical wires ornamented with wirework swags and scrolls, ht. 24, wd. 43 1/2, dp. 14 in. $800-1,200 493. Brass Wirework Fire Fender, England or America, late 18th/early 19th century, brass rail above vertical wires ornamented with undulating scroll designs, ht. 14, wd. 46, dp. 10 1/2 in. $800-1,000

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494. Brass and Wirework Folding Firescreen, England or America, early 19th century, brass rail over wire mesh ornamented with wirework swags and scrolls, ht. 24, center panel wd. 42, side panel wd. 17 in. $800-1,200 495. Mahogany Patent Timepiece, possibly Joshua Wilder, Massachusetts, c. 1820, the tablets showing the sea battle Hornet & Penguin, (dial repainted, replaced tablets), ht. without finial 30 in. $800-1,200 496. Federal Mahogany and Gilt-gesso Patent Timepiece, Massachusetts, c. 1820, the tablet showing Perrys Victory, (dial repainted, restored), ht. 41 in. $800-1,200 497. Federal Mahogany Inlaid Card Table, attributed to Mark Pitman, Salem, early 19th century, the folding top with inlaid edge and elliptical front on the conforming apron centering an inlaid shell, joining four square double-tapering legs, (minor imperfections), ht. 29 1/2, wd. 16 1/2 in. $1,500-2,500

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498. Federal Mahogany Inlaid Card Table, Rhode Island, c. 1795, the hinged top with string-inlaid edge, on a straight conformingly-shaped base joining four square tapering legs with bookend-inlaid dies continuing to icicles and string inlay, old surface, ht. 29, wd. 34 1/2, dp. 17 in. $800-1,200

499. Federal Inlaid Mahogany Card Table, probably Rhode Island, c. 1795-1800, the folding top with ovolo corners and string-inlaid edge on conforming base inlaid with diamonds and stringing, on square tapering legs with banded cuffs, refinished, (repairs), ht. 28 1/2, wd. 35 3/4, dp. 18 in. $800-1,200

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500. Federal Mahogany Card Table, possibly southern New England, c. 1800, the rectangular folding top with molded edge above a cockbeaded drawer and straight beaded skirt joining square tapering legs inlaid with diamonds at the cuff, brasses appear to be original, old refinish, ht. 29 1/2, wd. 35 3/4, dp. 16 1/2 in. $1,000-1,500 501. Federal Mahogany and Mahogany Veneer Sideboard, probably Massachusetts, c. 1800-10, with central cockbeaded drawer above arched crossbanded opening and tambour doors flanked by drawers, on square tapering legs, old surface, replaced wooden pulls, (imperfections), ht. 41 1/2, case wd. 63, dp. 20 3/4 in. $1,500-2,500 502. Federal Mahogany Inlaid Bureau, probably New England, c. 1810, the top edge inlaid with diamond banding, on case of four cockbeaded drawers bordered by stringing, on similarly inlaid base of flaring French feet, old replaced brasses, old refinish, (imperfections), ht. 37, case wd. 39, dp. 22 in. $800-1,200
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503. Federal Carved Cherry and Mahogany Veneer Inlaid Swell-front Chest of Drawers, probably southeastern New England, c. 1810, the top with reeded edge on four cockbeaded drawers and base of flaring French feet with inlaid crossbanding, old oval brasses, refinished, ht. 37, case wd. 40, dp. 21 1/2 in. $600-800 504. Federal Mahogany Inlaid Tall Case Clock, probably New England, c. 1810, the white-painted iron tombstone dial with polychrome and gilt designs of anchor in the arch and floral spandrels, seconds hand and calendar aperture, and brass eight-day weight-driven movement, (restoration and imperfections), ht. 91 1/2 in. $5,000-7,000 505. Federal Carved Mahogany and Mahogany Veneer Inlaid Banquet Table, possibly New England, c. 1810-15, in two parts, the two demilune tops with hinged rectangular leaves supported by swinging legs, (restoration), ht. 30 1/4, wd. 44, lg. 80 in. $800-1,200 506. Mahogany Tea Caddy, early 19th century, rectangular box with hinged lid, brass escutcheon, opening to three interior compartments, two side compartments with lift-off mahogany lids, and a circular felt-lined well for a mixing bowl which currently contains a porcelain tea bowl, ht. 6, wd. 11 1/2, dp. 5 5/8 in. $300-500 507. Inlaid Mahogany Veneer Tea Caddy, early 19th century, rectangular box with hinged lid with brass swing handle, the exterior with inlaid crossbanding and stringing and inlaid shield-shaped escutcheon, the interior tiger maple lid with ellipse-shaped reserve inlaid with a bird perched on an oak branch, the box interior fitted with two rectangular compartments with hinged covers flanking a central compartment with round opening, (warping, veneer losses, moisture stains), ht. 6 1/2, wd. 12, dp. 6 1/2 in. $600-800

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508. Inlaid Mahogany Veneer Knife Box, England, early 19th century, serpentine front, slant lid top with shell inlay, crossbanded inlay at edges, the interior with slotted grill for flatware with line and edge inlay, the inside of the lid with two-color star inlay, (minor age cracks and small veneer losses), ht. 14 3/8, wd. 9 1/4, dp. 10 1/2 in. $500-700 509. Brass-bound Mahogany Lap Desk on Stand, mid-19th century, the top opens to a compartmented interior with tooled green leather writing surface, and side drawer below, on stand with four beaded legs joined by H-stretcher, ht. 33 1/2, wd. 18, dp. 10 1/4 in. $300-500 510. Set of Six Mahogany Carved and Inlaid Dining Chairs, probably New York, c. 1800-1805, consisting of two arm chairs and four side chairs, with pierced carved splats centering carved patera, all on molded tapering frontal legs and tapering rear legs, (restoration), ht. 38, seat ht. 17 3/4 in. $3,000-5,000 511. Federal Mahogany Inlaid Pembroke Table, possibly New York, c. 1790-1800, the top with string-inlaid border and ovolo corners, on square tapering legs inlaid with a conch shell, stringing, and cuffs, replaced brass, refinished, (imperfections), ht. 28 1/4, wd. closed 20 1/2, dp. 31 in. $600-800 512. Federal Cherry and Tiger Maple Veneer Inlaid Chest of Drawers, probably New York State, c. 1800, the case of four cockbeaded drawers, the top drawer inlaid with a central eagle and shield panel flanked by stringing and inlaid urns, old replaced brasses, old refinish, (minor imperfections), ht. 46, case wd. 46, dp. 20 1/4 in. $1,500-2,500

513. James Eights (American, 1798-1882) Market Street, State Street to Maiden Lane, Albany, New York. Unsigned. Watercolor on paper, the structures heightened with gum arabic, 9 1/4 x 16 in., in a later mitered mahogany frame, and including a previous backing in which the scene and artist are identified in inscriptions, and with an old Skinner auction label from when this work was previously sold, March 25, 1989. Condition: Good, laid down, craquelure to varnish, scattered loss l.l., minor toning. Literature: See James Eights and His Albany Views, William L. Lassiter, The Magazine Antiques, May 1948, pp. 360-61. Lassiter was curator of history at the New York State Museum. The article relates that Eights was born in an aristocratic neighborhood of Dutch homes in Albany, New York, in 1798. Progress brought industry and prosperity to Albany and in the first and second quarter of the 19th century, the old Dutch housing was torn down and replaced with modern housing. Eights observed these changes as a boy and fifteen or twenty years later he painted from memory the old streets as he remembered them...compris[ing] fourteen different views as it appeared in 1805... most if not all, Eights made replicas so that there is in existence an unestimated number of original Eights drawings. Many of them are to be found among collections of individuals, museums, and libraries in Albany. Lithographs of these scenes were made between 1847-1854 and later 1857-1858, and reproduced in an article in Harpers Magazine in 1856. The May 1948 issue of The Magazine Antiques is included with the painting. $3,000-5,000 514. Federal Inlaid Cherry Chest of Drawers, probably Vermont, early 19th century, the cockbeaded case of two short drawers above a single deep drawer flanked by bottle drawers and two long drawers below, inlaid throughout with oval panels rectangular panels with ovolo corners, and old finish, (imperfections and restoration), ht. 43, case wd. 43, dp. 18 1/2 in. $800-1,200

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515. Neoclassical Mahogany and Mahogany Veneer Inlaid Sewing Stand, early 19th century, the hinged top opening to a compartmented interior and bag, ht. 28 1/4, wd. 21 3/4, dp. 16 in. $4,000-6,000

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516. Federal Inlaid Mahogany Tall Case Clock, Joshua Wilder, Hingham, Massachusetts, c. 1807-10, the painted iron tombstone dial with rocking ship in the arch, with seconds hand and calendar aperture, inscribed Joshua Wilder/HINGHAM, with eight-day brass weightdriven movement, refinished, (minor imperfections), ht. 87 1/2 in. $6,000-8,000

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517. Federal Mahogany Inlaid Tall Case Clock, James Cary, Jr., Brunswick, Maine, c. 1810-15, the white-painted and gilt iron dial with moons age in the arch, seconds hand, and calendar aperture, with brass eight-day weight-driven movement, (minor imperfections), ht. 92 1/2 in. Provenance: Israel Sack, New York, c. 1957. Literature: This clock is illustrated and described in American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, Highland House Publishers, Washington, D.C., p. 91, No. 275. $6,000-8,000 518. Federal Maple and Birch Inlaid Tall Case Clock, James Jones, Deerfield, New Hampshire, c. 1810, the white-painted iron tombstone dial with moons age in the arch, seconds hand, and calendar aperture, lettered James Jones/Deerfield., and eight-day brass weight-driven movement, the waist door inlaid with a birds-eye maple panel, (minor restoration), ht. 91 in. $4,000-6,000

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519. Federal Mahogany Inlaid Pembroke Table, possibly Middle Atlantic States, c. 1790-1800, the top with string-inlaid border and ovolo corners, on square tapering legs inlaid with urns within ovals, descending bellflowers, stringing, and ending in cuffs, old refinish, (imperfections), ht. 29, closed wd. 19 1/2, dp. 30 in. $600-800 520. Federal Mahogany Inlaid Serpentine Bureau, possibly Charleston, South Carolina, late 18th century, refinished, (imperfections and minor restoration), ht. 39, case wd. 44, dp. 22 1/2 in. $3,000-5,000 521. Carved Mahogany Lyre-front Wall Timepiece, John Sawin, Boston, Massachusetts, c. 1830, refinished, (replaced eglomise tablets), ht. 41 in. $1,000-1,500 522. Carved Mahogany Lyre-front Wall Timepiece, probably Boston, c. 1830, dial repainted (imperfections), ht. 40 1/2 in. $1,000-1,500 523. Large Mahogany Carved Banjo Timepiece, Boston, c. 1825, the dial lettered SAWIN., with weight-driven time-only movement with maintaining power and recoil escapement, refinished, tablets showing Father Time, (replaced tablets), ht. 56 1/2 in. $4,000-6,000

524. Mahogany Shelf Timepiece, attributed to Aaron Willard, Boston, Massachusetts, c. 1820-25, with concave dial, eight-day time-only movement, (restored, replaced tablets, relined dial), ht. 36 in. $1,500-2,500 525. Mahogany Shelf Timepiece, attributed to Aaron Willard, Boston, c. 1820-25, the concave iron dial with eight-day movement and recoil escapement, (imperfections, replaced tablets), ht. 36 in. $2,000-3,000 526. Mahogany Veneer Pillar and Scroll Shelf Clock, Samuel Terry, Bristol, Connecticut, c. 1827-29, with wooden weight-driven thirty-hour movement, (imperfections, replaced tablet), ht. 30 1/4 in. $600-800 527. Federal Mahogany and Gilt-gesso Patent Timepiece, Lemuel Curtis, Concord, Massachusetts, c. 1815, the tablet showing The Constitutions Escape from the British Squadron, (repainted dial, restored), ht. 32 1/2 in. Note: Interior of throat with watchpaper reading Joshua Wilder Watch & Clock Maker, South Parish, Hingham. $800-1,200 528. Mahogany and Gilt-gesso Patent Timepiece, probably Massachusetts, c. 1820, the tablet depicting Neptune, (repainted dial and tablets), ht. 32 1/2 in. $800-1,200

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529. Mahogany and Gilt-gesso Patent Timepiece, probably Massachusetts, c. 1820, (repainted dial, replaced eglomise glasses), ht. 43 in. $800-1,200 530. Mahogany Wall Timepiece, J.C. Brown & Co, Bristol, Connecticut, c. 1850, the spring-driven eight-day brass movement stamped Forestville MFG Co, Bristol Ct., USA, (repainted dial, replaced tablet), ht. 28 1/4 in. $4,000-6,000 531. Acorn Shelf Clock, Forestville Manufacturing Company, Bristol, Connecticut, c. 1847, with eight-day time and strike fusee movement, (replaced tablets), ht. 24 1/4 in. $3,000-5,000 532. Paint-decorated Walnut Veneer Wheel Barometer, probably England, 19th century, with engraved silvered metal dials, dry/damp window above a thermometer, small round mirror, barometer, and level window inscribed WARRENTED CORRECT, faintly painted leafy vine border, (minor imperfections), ht. 37 in. $300-500
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533. Rosewood and Maple Inlaid Checkerboard, mid-19th century, central checkerboard pattern with a contrasting geometric and banded border, (some bowing), 17 x 17 in. $250-350 534. Inlaid Mahogany Veneer Wall Box, America, 19th century, pierced shaped back on box with hinged slant-lid with chip-carved edges and relief-carved diamond motifs, the top, sides, and bottom inlaid with thin contrasting bands of vertical and crossbanded segments, (minor veneer lifting and losses), ht. 16 1/2, wd. 9 5/8, dp. 7 in. $600-800 535. Federal Mahogany Breakfast Table, probably Massachusetts, c. 1820, the rectangular top with rounded drop leaves and molded edge, on a double-beaded skirt with drawer, the vase- and ring-turned support continues to four paneled legs ending in cast brass hairy paw feet, refinished, (minor imperfections), ht. 28 1/2, wd. closed 21 1/2, dp. 35 3/4 in. $400-600 536. Federal Carved Mahogany and Mahogany Veneer Pembroke Table, c. 1810-15, the top with shaped leaves on vase- and ring-turned, reeded, tapering legs ending in ball feet, old brass pull, refinished, (minor imperfections), ht. 29, wd. closed 20 1/4, dp. 34 in. $300-500 537. Federal Cherry Demilune Console Table, New England, early 19th century, the top on three square tapering legs joined by straight skirt, ht. 28 1/2, wd. 36 1/2, dp. 18 1/4 in. $400-600

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538. Federal Cherry Candlestand, New England, early 19th century, the circular top on a vase- and ring-turned support on tripod cabriole leg base ending in pad feet on platforms, mellow surface, (minor imperfections), ht. 27, dia. 19 in. $400-600 539. Federal Mahogany Veneer Mirror, probably New England, early 19th century, the cornice with carved acorn drops above the two-part glass flanked by half-columns, (small loss), ht. 36 1/4, cornice wd. 25 in. $600-800 540. Near Pair of Classical Carved Mahogany and Flame Mahogany Veneer Card Tables, c. 1825, refinished, ht. 31, wd. 35, dp. 17 1/2 in. $1,500-2,500 541. Empire Mahogany Veneer Upholstered Ottoman, New York, c. 1830-40, the rectangular slip-seat sets into an ogee-molded frame on four scroll-carved feet, ht. 16, frame lg. 37 1/4, dp. 18 in. $400-600 542. Pair of Mahogany Spool-turned Stools with Beadwork Upholstery, America, 19th century, round red needlepoint cushioned top with polychrome floral beadwork design, with velvet sides, over four spoolturned legs with conforming cross-stretchers adorned with turned finials and drops, ht. 15 3/4 in. $400-600

543. American School, 19th Century Still Life with Basket of Flowers on a Marble Tabletop. Indistinctly signed and dated George R. T----- 18-- l.r. Oil on canvas, 14 x 18 in., in a period gilt-gesso frame. Condition: Minor paint losses on edges. $800-1,200

544. Elizabeth Foote Ferguson (Illinois, 1884-1925) Lot of Two Works: Still Life with Basket of Strawberries and Still Life with Fruit. Both signed E. Ferguson l.l. Oil on canvas, 10 x 14 in., in matching gilt-gesso frames. Condition: Retouch. $800-1,200

545. Moses B. Russell (American, 1809-1884) Still Life with Apples. Signed and dated M.B. Russell Pinxt 1877 l.l. Oil on paperboard, 9 3/4 x 11 3/4 in., in a period gilt-gesso frame. Condition: Good, small paint loss c.l. edge. $400-600

546. Gilt-brass and Marble Astral Lamp, America, early 19th century, wheel-cut acid-finish shade with floral and fruiting vine supported on brass ring above a fluted column on a brass-mounted square, stepped marble base, with prisms, electrified, (imperfections), ht. 30 1/2 in. $400-600

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547. Pair of Empire Period Gilt-bronze and Wood Five-light Wall Sconces, Continental, early 19th century, each with a round carved wood backplate issuing a curved gilt-bronze acanthus arm supporting three-tiered scrolled candle branches fitted with fluted trumpet candle cups, the branches suspending colorless cut-glass prisms, (imperfections), overall ht. 25 1/2, wd. 20 1/2, dp. 13 in. $300-400 548. Pair of Brass and Cut Glass Candle Sconces, America, early 19th century, blown colorless glass with tooled scalloped rims cut with foliate, star, arch, and geometric grid designs with brass mounts set into to single arm shield-shaped brass wall mounts, overall ht. 13 1/4 in. $200-250 549. Gilt-brass and Marble Astral Lamp with Wheel-cut Shade, America, 19th century, tooled ruffled rim on vasiform frosted glass shade with wheel-cut flowers and foliage set on a brass ring on font and fluted brass columnar standard, square stepped white marble base, electrified, (minor imperfections), overall ht. 23 in. $300-500 550. Pair of Brass Single-arm Candle Sconces, England, mid-18th century, baluster-form socket on squared scroll arms with leaf-form spurs on round wall mount, ht. 4, lg. 8 in. $800-1,200 551. Three Pairs of Brass Push-up Candlesticks, England, c. 1850, a baluster-form pair on round domed bases, a pair with truncated cones on shaft with rectangular cut-corner bases, and a pair with elongated candle cups with diamond-faceted and beehive knops on the plinths, the bases square with cut corners, (dents, wear), ht. 8 7/8, 10 1/8, 11 3/4 in. $200-300 552. Five Early Brass Petal-base Candlesticks, England, 18th century, (two with solder reinforcements at base and stem), ht. 6 7/8-8 1/4 in. $400-600 553. Two Brass and Iron Footmen, England and/or America, 19th century, one with solid-top brass step with faceted handles and knob on pierced apron, supported on frontal cabriole legs, and columnar back legs, English registered marks on base, (loss on side); the other with pierced step and apron, supported on frontal legs with paw and tapered back legs, ht. 11 1/8, 11 1/2, wd. 19 1/2, 16 3/4, dp. 13 1/2, 17 in., respectively. $300-500 554. Small Brass and Wire Folding Firescreen, England or America, late 18th/early 19th century, brass rail over vertical wires ornamented with wirework scrolls, ht. 15 1/4, center panel wd. 38, side panel wd. 13 1/4 in. $400-600

555. Brass and Wirework Folding Firescreen, England or America, early 19th century, brass rail over wire mesh ornamented with brass wirework swags and scrolls, ht. 24, center panel wd. 36, side panel wd. 17 in. $800-1,200 556. Small Brass and Wirework Folding Firescreen, England or America, early 19th century, brass rail over wire mesh ornamented with applied brass wire swags and scrolls, ht. 24, center panel wd. 18, side panel wd. 11 1/4 in. $400-600 557. Wrought Iron Hearth Spit Irons with Spit, Clockwork Jack, and Weight, probably England, 18th century, faceted ball finial on gooseneck spit irons with three spit hooks, arched legs and penny feet supporting a long iron spit which rotates from a wall-mounted wrought iron, brass, and wood clockwork jack, with winder and weight, spit iron ht. 27, wd. 15, dp. 32, spit lg. 53 in. $1,000-1,500 558. Cast Iron Fireback, probably England, 18th century, arched, lobed crest with indistinct designs over a rampant lion whose lower half is obscured by waves, surrounded by implements of war, art, and industry, (losses, rusty surface), ht. 33, wd. 24 3/4 in. $400-600 559. Wrought Iron Pipe Tongs, England or America, 18th century, the ember tongs with spring-activated handle, hanging hook, bowl scrape, and tobacco tamp, lg. 17 1/2 in. $400-600 560. Wrought Iron Pipe Tongs, England or America, 18th century, the tongs with spring-activated handle, hanging hook, and tobacco tamp, lg. 15 3/4 in. $300-500 561. Brass Chestnut Roaster and Ladle, England and America, late 18th/ early 19th century, the roaster with pierced hinged lid decorated with a basket design, long brass handle; the ladle with brass bowl and wrought iron handle, (dents), lg. 21 1/4, 16 1/4 in., respectively. $500-600 562. Three Wrought Iron Hearth Items, late 18th/early 19th century, a rotary toaster, a standing roaster with adjustable friction spring doubleprong meat holder on tripod feet, a rotating grill with wavy and straight grill bars, on tripod feet, ht. 3 1/2-21, dia. 10-22 1/4 in. $400-600 563. Six Assorted Iron Household Items, 19th century, a skimmer with wrought iron handle and pierced brass bowl, a small wrought iron peel, a cast iron porringer, a long-stemmed pipe, a ladle and a Sticking Tommy candleholder, lg. 5 7/8-29 1/2 in. $200-250

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564. Four Wrought Iron Hearth Trivets, late 18th/early 19th century, ht. 1 7/8-4, dia. 6 1/2-10 in. $300-500 565. Brass Pepper Pot, Tin Sugar Shaker, Strainer, and Cup, 19th century, ht. 2 1/2-5 in. $100-150 566. Seven Hearth-related Implements, 18th-19th century, a pair of short belted brass ball-top andirons on baluster-form plinths, cabriole legs and slipper feet with conforming ball log stops, a large brass cooking pot, a brass chestnut roaster with hinged lid, an iron-handled brass skimmer, a polychrome-painted wood bellows decorated with a compote of fruit, a brass and iron trivet with pierced handhold and cabriole legs, andiron ht. 14 1/2, wd. 10 1/4, dp. 17 3/4; pot ht. 10 3/4, implement lg. 18 1/2-26 1/2 in. $300-500 567. Cast and Wrought Iron Long Handled Hearth Waffle Iron, E.B. BERLIN, CT., early 19th century, lg. 26 1/4, wd. 6 1/8 in. $100-150 568. Six Early Hearth Related Articles, late 18th to 19th century, four wrought iron items: an iron hand hook or pot lifter with engraved B on the handle; a rotating hearth toaster, a hearth shovel, and a toddy or mulling iron, together with a tin and wire apple roaster, and an oak and tin foot-warmer ornamented with punched tin heart motifs, (hearth shovel edges trimmed), ht. 5-5 7/8, lg. 7-36 in. $200-300

569. Four Pewter Teapots and Two Pewter Coffeepots, Roswell Gleason, Dorchester, Massachusetts (1821-1871), a tapered oval eight-panel teapot on foliate feet, and a baluster-form teapot with make-do tin base, each with wooden scroll handle, and a lighthouse-form coffeepot all impressed Roswell Gleason; and a bulbous teapot, a short lighthouse-form teapot and a baluster-form coffeepot, each with hollow pewter handle and marked R. GLEASON, (minor wear), ht. 7-11 1/4 in. $600-800 570. Group of Early Wrought Iron Hardware, England or America, 17th and 18th century, four Suffolk latches: one arrowhead-type, two with pointed cusps, and one with bean design with thumb-press, all with tooled center lines on handles, and a single thumb-press and a door hook fastener. $600-800 571. Pair of Cast Iron Rams Head Architectural Brackets, America, 19th century, cast as rectangular plinths with anthemion border and shell motif over a rams head, painted black, with stands, overall ht. 25, wd. 11 1/2, dp. 7 7/8 in. $1,500-2,500 572. American School, 19th Century Portrait of a Woman Wearing a Fancy Ruffled Bonnet, c. 1835. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 31 3/4 x 26 in., in a period flame mahogany veneer frame. Condition: Good, minor retouch and craquelure. $2,000-3,000

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573. American School, 19th Century Portrait of Young Man Seated in a Chair Beside a Pillar, c. 1835. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 27 x 21 1/2 in., in a period red-stained mitered wood frame. Condition: Good, retouch to face and shirt. $1,000-1,500

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578. Free-blown Colorless Blown Glass Covered Sugar Bowl, attributed to Thomas Cains, South Boston Flint Glass Works or Phoenix Glass Works Boston, first quarter 19th century, domed cover with folded rim on bowl with applied medial band with a chain motif, rough pontil, (minor imperfections), ht. 5 1/4, dia. 4 7/8 in. $300-500 579. Pair of Amethyst Pressed Circle and Elongated Loop Pattern Vases, probably eastern United States, 1855-70, with gauffered rims on hexagonal bases, ht. 7 1/8 in. $2,000-3,000 580. Colorless Blown Glass Compote, probably America, early 19th century, round bowl on hollow-knopped shaft with biscuit connecting disk base, (minor interior scratches), ht. 7, dia. 8 7/8 in. $200-300 581. Amethyst Pressed Glass Hand Lamp, probably eastern United States, c. 1850, bell-shaped lamp with pressed diamond pattern, the applied handle with leaf terminal, pewter cap with whale-oil burners, ht. 4 1/2 in. $800-1,200 582. Four Miniature Pressed Glass Candlesticks and a Lacy Glass Cup Plate, Boston & Sandwich Glass Co., Sandwich, Massachusetts, c. 1830-70, hexagonal transparent aqua toy candlesticks, one with auction label from the Pamela and Donald Levine collection on the base; and an opalescent pressed lacy glass cup plate in the acorn pattern (rim chips), candlestick ht. 2, cup plate dia. 3 5/8 in. $100-150

583. Colorless Free-blown Glass Petticoat Lamp, America, early 19th century, with globe font on single knop shaft, domed and dished base with folded rim, and original tin and cork drop-in whale-oil burner, ht. 8 3/8 in. $800-1,200 584. Sandwich Pressed Clambroth Glass Dolphin Candlestick with Gilt Decoration, Boston & Sandwich Glass Company, Sandwich, Massachusetts, c. 1845-70, the petal sockets over dolphin standard with large head on square base, retaining rare original gilt ornamentation, (minor imperfections), ht. 10 1/4 in. $800-1,200 585. Pressed and Blown Colorless Glass Whale Oil Lamp with Original Glass Shade, America, second quarter 19th century, vasiform shade and conical font of etched frosted glass, with pewter cap and shade mount, supported on a stepped round over square pressed glass base with internal lemon-squeezer design, ribbed ring connector and whale oil burners, (base chips), ht. 14 1/2 in. $500-700 586. Two Cut Glass Peg Lamps and Three Free-blown Finger Lamps, probably eastern United States, early 19th century, colorless glass, the peg lamps with globular fonts, one with cut geometric/diamond design with whale oil burner, the other with cut flower design, the finger lamps with applied handles, two with drop-in tin and cork burners, one lacking burner, (chip to handle terminal of one finger lamp), ht. 1 3/4-4 3/4 in. $400-600

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587. Seven Blown Glass Stemware Items, early 19th century, three various sized with colorless glass bowls on stems with internal white latticino spirals, together with four small colorless cordials, (imperfections), ht. 4-7 in. $200-300 588. Five Free-blown Colorless Wheel-engraved Flip Glasses, early 19th century, two with molded flutes around the bottom, two with etched potted flowers design, one with wide band of flower stems, ht. 4 3/8-8 in. $400-600 589. Four Colorless Pressed Pattern Glass Items, Boston & Sandwich Glass Company, Sandwich, Massachusetts, 1855-70, a small compote, pitcher, and small footed dish in the New England Pineapple pattern, a large compote in the Horn of Plenty (comet) pattern on matching base, ht. 2 7/8-8 1/2 in. $700-900 590. Blown Colorless and Cut Glass Compote with Five Mercury Glass Kugels, 19th century, round bowl on knopped stem and disk base with cut punties and ovals around the side, with one gold and four round silver kugel ornaments, bowl ht. 8, dia. 10 3/8 in. $300-500

591. Five Blown Glass Items, early 19th and 20th century, a colorless plate with molded flutes around the cavetto, cut leaf borders, and cut central blossom; two colorless flip glasses with wheel engraved rim borders over molded fluting; an early 18th century free-blown olive amber Belgian type wine or spirits bottle with flanged lip, laid-on lip ring, and high kick-up, a pale transparent aqua footed center bowl attributed to the Clevenger Bros. Glassworks, Clayton, New Jersey, c. 1940, with folded rim, applied pinched disc base, and deep conical pontil, ht. 1 1/2-7 7/8 in. $200-300 592. Pale Green-aquamarine Blown Three-mold Glass Decanter, possibly Keene, New Hampshire, early 19th century, pint-sized square vessel with chamfered corners, diamond diaper and vertical ribbed panels interrupted with horizontal ribbing at the shoulder and middle, plain base with rough pontil, McKearin GII-28, ht. 6 3/4 in. $600-800 593. Two Small Colorless Blown and Cut Glass Bowls, c. 1825, deep round bowls with cut flutes around the bottom, ht. 3 1/2, dia. 4 1/2 in. $200-250 594. American School, 19th Century Double Portraits of a Man and Wife, c. 1840. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, oval bust-length portraits painted on a single canvas, 27 1/2 x 35 in., in a ripple-molded frame. Condition: Retouch, small patch repair l.c., cleaned, and varnished. $1,000-1,500

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595. British School, 18th Century Portrait of a Lady Wearing a Blue Gown. Unsigned, bears a Chelsea, England, framers label and a Shreve, Boston, retailers label on the verso. Pastel on paper, sight size 20 1/4 x 14 3/4 in., in a period frame. Condition: Repaired tears and losses along upper and lower edges and into background u.r., not examined out of frame. $600-800 596. Italian/American School, 19th Century Portrait of a Gentleman Holding a Letter, c. 1825. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, the subject, possibly a sea captain, wearing a blue coat with brass buttons, holds a letter written in Italian indistinctly inscribed ----Sig. Michelangelo-incredi/Naples, 29 x 24 in., in a period molded giltwood frame. Condition: Relined, craquelure with scattered paint loss, retouch to subject and background. $800-1,200 597. American School, 19th Century Portrait of a Girl Wearing a Red Dress and Holding a Small Bouquet of Flowers, c. 1835. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 30 x 25 in., in a period molded wood frame with gilt liner. Condition: Scattered paint losses, craquelure, small nail puncture l.l., surface grime. Provenance: This portrait is possibly of a child with the last name of Blaisdell, and was reportedly painted in Winchester, Massachusetts, by a wheelwright who was repairing a wagon at the family farm. $500-700

598. American School, 19th Century Portrait of a Woman Wearing a White Bonnet and Black Dress Holding a Book. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 34 x 27 in., unframed. Condition: Relined, scratch u.c., stable craquelure, minor retouch to c.r. background. $500-700

599. American School, 19th Century Arctic Whaling Scene. Initialed and dated indistinctly FK 188- l.l. Oil on canvas, 18 x 24 in., in a gilded and molded wood frame. Condition: Very good, minor retouch to background sky. Note: The verso bears the stamp of the firm of Schwab & Breese, 624 Market Street, San Francisco (a frame shop located in this city in the 1880s). The scene is thought to be in the western Arctic, depicting indigenous whaling as the whale has been dragged ashore and appropriately costumed figures with their sled dogs are portrayed processing the whale and attending to their daily tasks. A full-rigged ship in the background does not appear to be involved in the taking of the whale, as it does not carry the covered mast hoops that were common on Arctic whaling ships. $8,000-12,000

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600. William Matthew Prior (American, 1806-1873) Portrait of Capt. Thomas W. Lewis, Owner and Master of the Bark Silver Cloud, c. 1840. Unsigned. Oil on artist board, depicting the bearded man holding a book, with a coastal view with sailing vessels at sunset, in the background, 27 x 22 in., in a later molded wood frame. Condition: Very good, minor specks of paint loss l.l. and l.r. Provenance: By family descent of the sitter. A note on the backboard is inscribed Capt. Thomas W. Lewis/Owner and Skipper of Silver Cloud/Joined Masonic Order at Cape of Good Hope./Father of Sarah E. Lewis-Who was wife of George B. Lawton, parents of Edna B. and Ida M. Lawton. Aunt Edna died 2-6-77. $4,000-6,000

601. American School, 19th Century Portrait of the Bark Silver Cloud. Capt. Thos. W. Lewis, Master. Unsigned, vessel identified on bow, stern, pennant, and inscription below. Oil on canvas, 25 x 30 in., in a period molded wood frame with gilt liner. Condition: Very good, surface grime, stable craquelure. Provenance: By family descent of Captain Thomas W. Lewis. Note: According to information collected at the Mystic Marine Museum and Bath Maritime Museum by a descendant of the consignor, the bark Silver Cloud was built in 1853 by General Joseph Barry at George Town, in Bath, Maine. She weighed 460 ton and was built of oak and hackmatack with a copper bottom. She was sold c. 1857 to E. Boynton, with Thomas W. Lewis serving as master, and who subsequently became the owner. $6,000-8,000

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602. Thomas Chambers (London, New York, and Boston, 1808-1866) Shipwreck off a Rocky Coast with Figures Gathering Debris and Distant Lighthouse. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 14 x 18 in., in a late 19th century gilt-gesso frame. Condition: Minor craquelure, two minor repaired tears with retouch. $4,000-6,000 603. Painted Wood and Glass Model of the Ship PACTOLUS Mounted Under a Glass Dome, late 19th century, the painted wood hull with some applied painted paper segments, with spun glass rigging and figures, mounted on a painted glass sea further mounted on an oblong inlaid mahogany base fitted with a glass dome, (some loose glass segments), overall ht. 18 3/4, wd. 8 3/4, lg. 17 1/4 in. $800-1,200 604. Scrimshaw Engraved Whale Panbone, 19th century, rectangular panel decorated with a scene of a whaling ship, a dead whale with two whalemen and whaleboat beginning to process it, a spouting and a diving whale with nearby whaleboat with whalemen attempting to harpoon it, with mountainous landscape in the distance with possible smoking volcano, 5 x 14 1/2 in. $2,000-4,000

605. Scrimshaw Whales Tooth, late 19th century, the tooth engraved on both sides with sailing vessels in battle, one scene likely copied after Thomas Birchs painting of the War of 1812 battle between the U.S.S. Constitution and H.M.S. Guerriere, with one ship flying an American flag, the other a British flag, (base cracks and chips), lg. 6 in. $800-1,200 606. Scrimshaw Whales Tooth with Eagle, Shield, and Ship, late 19th/ early 20th century, one side engraved with a spreadwing eagle, an American shield heighted with red and blue, a banner inscribed LIBERTY and a ship at sea, the reverse depicting a woman and her daughter, the woman sporting a Gibson Girl hairstyle, (crack, the base pierced), lg. 6 in. $600-800 607. Whales Tooth with American Flag Scrimshaw, late 19th/early 20th century, the tooth with stippled waving flag heightened with red and blue, (cracks), ht. 5 1/4 in. $300-500

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609. Whalebone and Ebony Rolling Pin, 19th century, likely sailor-made, (age crack), lg. 17 1/4 in. $300-500

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610. Cased Bone and Baleen Ship Model, planked and pinned hull, carved bone deck fittings, baleen gun ports, mounted on a maple base with Plexiglas cover, (minor imperfections), overall ht. 14 1/4, wd. 7 3/4, lg. 22 1/4 in. $1,200-1,800 611. Shadow Box Mounted with Miniature Carved Bone Tools and Household Implements, William Gilman (1848-1911), Boston, third quarter 19th century, the fabric-lined wall case mounted with twentyseven working model carved bone tools and implements including saws, wrenches, axes, files, knives, garden forks, hearth tools, a pocket knife, ram figure, three-piece flatware set, crucifix, padlock, and scissors; the bottom mounted with a miniature cart, dropleaf table, wheelbarrow, bench, and a wagon, the side of the box mounted with an exhibition permit space label for the Massachusetts, Charitable Mechanics Association, dated September 20, 1878, To William Gilman/For Exhibit of Bone Carving; also including three printed exhibition or trade card fragments reading: Working Models Carved From Bone By William Gilman 1801 Washington St., Boston, accompanied by seven carved bone items: a sled, knife, screwdriver, small wheel, two shaped trefoils, and an ivory castor set, shadow box ht. 16 3/4, wd. 21 3/4, dp. 5 3/4; loose items dia. 7/8-5 1/8 in. Provenance: William Gilman is the great-great uncle of the consignor. According to family history and a photocopy of his 1911 death notice from a probable Putnam Connecticut newspaper, William Gilman was born in Rutland, Vermont, in 1848, and had a wheelwright shop in Thompson, Vermont. He moved his shop to Putnam, Connecticut, which later fell victim to fire. He later had a shop in Pomfret, Connecticut, married a woman named Mary Carroll, and had four children. At some point they moved to Massachusetts, as William died in 1911 in South Boston. His wife and children all resided in Boston at the time of his death. $8,000-12,000 612. Cased Wooden Model of the Sailing Ship MATILDA, late 19th/early 20th century, vessel identified on the stern, with gilt carved dragon masthead, the hull painted black above the waterline, scribed deck planking, carved deck fittings, some painted white, mounted on a dark gray wood base, in a later mahogany and Plexiglas case, overall ht. 20 1/4, wd. 11, lg. 26 in. $800-1,200 613. Cased Model of the Sailing Ship MERMAID, late 19th/early 20th century, the wood vessel identified on the stern with white-painted hull with green trim, carved and painted wood deck fittings, mounted on a green-painted wood base further mounted on a later mahogany and Plexiglas case, (minor losses to deck railing), overall ht. 25 1/4, wd. 7 1/4, lg. 34 3/4 in. $800-1,200 614. Painted Wood Model of the Ship LIVERPOOL, 19th century, vessel identified on the stern, the hull painted black above the waterline and dark green below, carved deck fittings painted white and green, mounted on a molded mahogany base, (minor break), ht. 21, wd. 5 3/4, lg. 27, accompanied by a Plexiglas case, ht. 22 1/2, wd. 10 1/2, lg. 29 1/2 in. $800-1,200

615. Painted Wood Model of a Dory, America, late 19th century, bluepainted exterior with red trim, yellow-painted interior, (imperfections), ht. 10, wd. 15 1/2, lg. 50 in. $300-500

616. Ship Diorama, America, late 19th/early 20th century, painted wood hull and sails, with painted sky and putty sea with a paddlewheel and small vessel in the foreground, 15 1/2 x 26 1/2 in. $400-600

617. Diorama of a Screw Steamer, America, late 19th century, wood vessel, the hull painted black with gilt accents, with carved wood deck fittings, painted sky and putty sea, (shrinkage crack to background panel), 20 1/2 x 31 1/2 in. overall. $400-600

618. Sloop Diorama, America, late 19th/early 20th century, depicting two painted wooden sloops, one flying an American flag, the other carrying a pennant inscribed MATTIE C., on a painted putty sea with a small dory, glazed mitered wood frame, 12 3/4 x 20, dp. 3 3/4 in. $400-600

619. Eugene Grandin (French, ac. 1851-1909) Portrait of the Bark Reunion, Leaving Le Harvre. Signed and dated Eugene Grandin Havre 1866, vessel identified on a pennant. Mixed media including watercolor and graphite on paper, the vessel shown flying an American flag, sight size 4 x 6 5/8 in., in an eglomise mat and molded wood frame. Condition: Small faint stains in sky and water, not examined out of frame. Note: American Lloyds Universal Register of Shipping, 1867, lists that the bark Reunion was built at Waldoboro, Maine, in 1865 for C. Conery. She was 457 tons. $800-1,200

620. Attributed to William Matthew Prior (American, 1806-1873) Portrait of a Young Man Seated Before a Pillar Overlooking a Landscape at Sunset. Unsigned. Oil on canvas c. 1837, 31 1/2 x 27 in., in a later molded giltwood frame. Condition: Cleaned, restored, retouch to face, spots on jacket and background, laid down onto Masonite. Note: Leading up to restoration, the consignor states that the portrait was found on Nantucket, and was signed and dated by Prior on the back of the canvas. $1,500-2,500

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621. American School, 19th Century Pair of Portraits of Thomaston, Maine, Shipbuilder Rufus Counce and His Wife Lucy. Inscribed Painted by A.G.H. 1834 on the verso, both sitters identified in inscriptions on the stretchers. Oil on canvas, 28 1/4 x 23 in., in period molded giltwood frames. Condition: Very good. Literature: See History of Thomaston, Rockland, and South Thomaston, Maine, by Cyrus Baton, Hallowell: Masters, 1865, p. 188. Rufus C. Counce was born June 8, 1795. He married Lucy Healy Spear on June 5, 1820, and his occupation was shipbuilder. $400-600

622. Solon Francis Monticello Badger (Charlestown, Massachusetts, ac. 1882-1913) Portrait of the Schooner Young Brothers. Signed and dated SFM Badger 96 l.l. and verso, the four-masted vessel identified on the bow, stern, and pennant, sailing with a lighthouse off its starboard bow. Oil on canvas, 26 x 42 in., in a period frame. Condition: Tear u.r. with associated paint loss, varnish inconsistencies. Note: The Young Brothers was built in Belfast, Maine, in 1890. Her original owner was David Talving of Providence, Rhode Island. Her captain and share owner was George Snow of South Falmouth, Massachusetts. She was destroyed by fire on the Penobscot River at Bath, Maine. $10,000-15,000

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623. Carved and Gilded Eagle Figure, reportedly Charlestown, Massachusetts, 19th century, spreadwing figure mounted on a sphere and a square molded wood plinth, (craquelure, scattered gilt loss), ht. 33, wd. 50 1/4, dp. 18 1/2 in. $6,000-8,000

624. American School, 19th Century Yacht Race. Indistinctly signed W.W. Wilder l.r. Oil on canvas, 21 7/8 x 30 in., in a period gilt-gesso frame. Condition: Puncture u.c., surface grime. $2,500-3,500

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625. American School, 19th Century Vigilant and Valkyrie II at Americas Cup Yacht Race, 1893. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 22 x 36 1/2 in., in a later molded wood frame. Condition: Minor retouch to sails and left edge. $800-1,200 626. American School, 20th Century Sea Witch Departing Whampoa, 1847. Signed Green 92 l.r., titled l.c. Watercolor and gouache on paper, sight size 8 1/2 x 11 1/2 in., in a period molded and carved gilded wood frame. Condition: Very good, not examined out of frame. Note: The Sea Witch was an American clipper ship for the China trading firm of Howland & Aspinwall of New York. She was launched in Manhattan on December 8, 1846. Her captain was Robert Bully Bob Waterman and in 1847, under his command, she set a record for traveling from Hong Kong to New York in 77 days, which is likely the image this portrait is depicting. The record was broken two years later when the trip was made in 74 days-a record he nor any other captain of a sail-powered vessel ever broke. $400-600

627. Louis Honore Frederic Gamain (French, 1803-1871) Portrait of the Ship Noemie of Charleston Cap. J. Johnson/ Going into Havre 15 April 1852. Signed L. Gamain Havre l.r., ship and date inscribed on frame l.c. Oil on canvas, 23 1/2 x 30 in., in an ornate gilt-gesso frame. Condition: Relined, unstable craquelure with numerous spots of retouch and small paint losses. $2,000-4,000 628. British School, 19th Century Portrait of a Brigantine Sailing in Coastal Waters. Indistinctly signed and dated 1842 l.l. Oil on canvas, 18 1/4 x 26 1/4 in., in a birds-eye maple frame with gilt liner. Condition: Relined, retouch primarily to edges and sky. $1,000-1,500 629. Franklin Stanwood (Maine, 1852-1888) Fishermans Shack by the Bay. Signed F. Stanwood 1887 l.l. Oil on canvas, 8 1/2 x 13 3/4 in., in a period gilt-gesso frame. Condition: Good, retouch to small puncture u.l., surface grime. $800-1,200

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630. American School, Early 19th Century Two Framed Images of New Bedford, Massachusetts, Historical Buildings. Unsigned, the buildings identified in penciled inscriptions u.r. Watercolor and ink on paper, one depicting the First Friends Academy/County and Elm, the other showing ...the Gilbert Russell house/County at the head of Walnut [Street] 1820, 10 x 13 3/4 in. (sight), in matching later molded wood frames. Condition: Both with foxing, toning, and center creases, not examined out of frames. Note: The Friends Academy of New Bedford, Massachusetts, first located on County Street in New Bedford, was founded in 1810 by members of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) from New Bedford, Dartmouth, and the surrounding area. The Gilbert Russell house was built for a prominent citizen of New Bedford, Gilbert Russell (1760-1829), son of Joseph Russell. $300-500

631. Miscellaneous Group of Shipping Papers, Merchant Receipts, Passage Ticket, and More, early to mid-19th century, four shipping papers listing goods for assorted vessels leaving Boston for other ports, seven receipts for payment of vessel-related accoutrements, three receipts for piloting or towing vessels, two Nantasket Beach Steamboat Company timetable listings, an 1841 California passage ticket from Boston to San Francisco, a certificate allowing a vessel to fish for cod, a c. 1806 looking glass manufacturers label for Cermenati & Bernarda at No. 2 State St., Boston, affixed to a wood panel. $300-500 632. A Descriptive Catalog of the Marine Collection to be found at India House, New York: Privately Printed At the Sign of the Gosden Head, 1935, leather and blue cloth bound, 130 pages of text, with deckled edges, engraved illustrations including thirty ship portraits, eight hand-colored, three views of China, one hand-colored, a hand-colored portrait of a ship captain, two views of buildings, and two ship models, all with tissue guards, first limited edition, no. 454 of an edition limited to 1000 copies, (imperfections). Provenance: From a Marthas Vineyard, Edgartown, Massachusetts, historical home. $300-500

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633. Possibly Frank Henry Shapleigh (American, 1842-1906) Cape House with Green Shutters. Unsigned, a note inscribed on the back reads: Given to F. Abraham 1378 Washington St. Boston/ Sketch of Cape House Time about 6 hrs. F.H.S. Watercolor on paper, approx. 11 x 14 1/2 in., in a later molded giltwood frame. Condition: Minor toning. $400-600 634. Ralph Eugene Cahoon, Jr. (Cotuit, Massachusetts, 1910-1982) Nantucket Fish Co. Signed and dated June 1971 l.r. Oil on Masonite, 16 1/4 x 18 1/4 in., in a period molded giltwood frame. Condition: Very good. $20,000-30,000 635. American School, 20th Century Gloucester Boats. Signed, dated, and titled WPA 1936 Q. R. Cahoon verso. Oil on canvas, 20 x 24 in., in a period carved and gilded frame. Condition: Good, minor paint losses l.c. $300-500

636. Oval Nantucket Basket, America, early to mid-20th century, with carved hardwood swing handle attached with brass ears, ht. to top of upright handle 12, ht. to rim 6, wd. 10 3/8, lg. 13 3/8 in. $800-1,200 637. Framed Woolwork Marine Picture, 19th century, worked with wool yarns on a linen canvas, depicting a ship of the line at sea in coastal waters with distant fort and lighthouse, (scattered yarn losses primarily to edges and corners, fading), 15 3/4 x 23 1/4 in. $400-600 638. Framed Woolwork Ship Portrait, 19th century, worked with wool yarn on a linen canvas, depicting a ship of the line at sea flying a British naval (white ensign) flag off the stern, (toning, fading), 15 3/4 x 23 1/4 in., in a period molded maple frame with gilt liner. $400-600 639. Gilded Molded Copper Codfish Weather Vane, America, early 20th century, molded sheet copper with crimped sheet copper fins, weathered gilt over yellow sizing and copper with dark brown patina, with stand, overall ht. 14 3/8, lg. 25 in. $4,000-6,000

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640. Gilt Molded Copper Fish Weather Vane, America, 20th century, detailed molded full-body figure with traces of verdigris, no stand, (dent on tail tip, and minor seam separation), ht. 12, lg. 27 in. $1,500-2,500 641. Molded Copper Fish Weather Vane, America, late 19th/early 20th century, detailed molded full-body open-mouth figure with verdigris surface with traces of gilt in the recessed areas of the molded features, with a wood stand, overall ht. 12, lg. 25 5/8 in. $1,200-1,500 642. Robert Cleminson (British, active c. 1864-1903) Pair of Portraits: Shorefishing and Catch of the Day. Both signed R. Cleminson l.l. Oil on canvas, 12 x 16 in., in matching period molded gilt-gesso frames. Condition: Both very good. $1,500-2,500

643. William Henry Coffin (Massachusetts, 1812-1898) Harbor Scene with Distant Lighthouse. Signed and dated WH Coffin 86 l.r. Oil on canvas, 14 1/4 x 22 1/4 in., in a period molded giltwood frame. Condition: Good, relined, stable craquelure. $2,000-3,000 644. Hendricks A. Hallett (Massachusetts, 1847-1921) Harbor at Sunset. Signed and indistinctly dated, possibly 89, l.r. Oil on canvas, 10 x 16 in., in a period carved wood frame. Condition: Stable craquelure, retouch to losses along right edge. $800-1,200 645. Frank Knox Morton Rehn (Pennsylvania/Massachusetts, 18481914) Coastal Seascape. Indistinctly signed --- Rehn l.l. Oil on canvas, 15 1/4 x 24 in., in an ornate gilt-gesso frame. Condition: Minor craquelure, varnish yellowing. $1,500-2,500

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646. Winckworth Allan Gay (Massachusetts, 1821-1910) The Gitana Schooner. Titled, signed, and dated 1855 on a label affixed to the back. Oil on canvas, 18 x 24 in., in a period molded silvered wood frame. Condition: Paint loss u.l., craquelure, surface grime, small puncture c.r. $800-1,200

647. Marshall Johnson (American, 1850-1921) Ship Heading into Harbor. Signed l.l. Oil on canvas, 16 x 20 in., in a molded gilt-gesso frame. Condition: Relined, repaired tear c.l. $1,000-1,500

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648. Herman Richard Kissner Dietz (Russian/American, 1860-1923) Clipper Ship in Rough Sea with Approaching Storm. Signed and dated 1902 l.l. Oil on canvas, 20 1/2 x 30 1/4 in., in an ornate giltgesso frame. Condition: Relined, two vertical lines with paint losses and lifting. $800-1,200 649. Franklin Stanwood (Maine, 1852-1888) Sailing in Casco Bay on a Cloudy Day. Indistinctly signed l.l. Oil on artist board, 12 x 18 1/2 in., in a period gilt-gesso frame. Condition: Craquelure with small areas of graphite infilling, surface grime. $4,000-6,000 650. American School, Late 19th Century Friendship Harbor, Maine. Unsigned, scene identified in an inscription on the back of the frame. Oil on canvas mounted on fiberboard, 14 x 19 in., in a period mitered wood frame. Condition: Good, minor surface grime, small scratch l.r. $250-350 651. Large Norton Rockingham Glazed Stoneware Tree Stump-form Planter, F.B. Norton & Co., Worcester, Massachusetts, mid to late 19th century, molded with vines, cut branches, and birds nest on the exterior, with large central and five smaller openings, impressed F.B. NORTON WORCESTER MASS. on base, (imperfections), ht. 18 1/2 in. $400-600

652. Footed Splint Wool-gathering Basket, America, 19th century, large round over square form with two handholds, supported on four carved feet, (breaks), ht. 19 1/4, dia. 24 in. $400-600 653. Turned Burl Bowl with Stone Fruit, 19th century, deep round burl bowl, the exterior with traces of green paint, containing sixteen carved and painted stone fruit comprising a pomegranate, banana, lemon, guava, tangerine, apple, pear, fig, peach, and seven plums, (imperfections), bowl ht. 4 1/4, dia. 13 1/2 in. $800-1,200 654. Green-painted Pine Bench, probably New England, early 19th century, the two demilune cutout supports joining the mortise-andtenon constructed seat, old surface, (paint wear), ht. 18, lg. 70, dp. 12 in. $400-600 655. Grain-painted Pine Sawbuck Table, probably New England, first half 19th century, with single-board rectangular top, mustard and brown paint to resemble chestnut, (minor imperfections), ht. 29, lg. 59 3/4, dp. 26 1/2 in. $600-800 656. Red-painted Turned Ash Bowl, America, 19th century, with carved pouring notch, (rim warped, paint wear), ht. 6 3/4, dia. 20 in. $300-500

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657. Early Lapped-seam Gray-painted Ash Pantry Box, probably New England, early 19th century, round box with lapped seams fastened with cut nails, (edge losses, crack around base edge), ht. 6 1/4, dia. 16 3/8 in. $100-150 658. Large Rockingham Glazed Stoneware Tree Stump-form Planter, America, mid to late 19th century, molded and incised naturalistic surface with numerous cut branch openings, unmarked, (imperfections), ht. 25 1/4 in. $400-600 659. Two Stoneware Tree Stump-form Planters, Hartford, Connecticut, and Taunton, Massachusetts, late 19th century, one with molded vines on the sides, impressed O.H. SEYMOUR HARTFORD; the other with molded cut branches on the sides, impressed F.T. WRIGHT & SON/TAUNTON, MASS on base, (chips, cracks), ht. 6 7/8, 6 5/8 in., respectively. $300-500

660. Two Rockingham Glazed Stoneware Tree Stump-form Planters, one F.B. Norton & Co., Worcester, Massachusetts, mid to late 19th century, both molded with vines and cut branches on the exterior, one with crossed branch handles with impressed F.B. NORTON WORCESTER MASS. on base, the other unmarked, (chips, cracks), ht. 9, 8 1/8 in., respectively. $300-500 661. Three Rockingham Glazed Pewtress Pottery Tree Stump-form Planters, S.L. Pewtress, Fair Haven, Connecticut, c. 1875, two molded with vines and cut branch motifs, one with crossed branch handles, one with four side openings, each impressed S.L. PEWTRESS CO./FAIR HAVEN CONN, (cracks and chips), ht. 7 1/4, 7 1/2, 10 1/8 in. $600-800 662. Norton Rockingham Glazed Stoneware Tree Stump-form Planter, F.B. Norton & Co., Worcester, Massachusetts, mid to late 19th century, molded with vines, cut branches, and birds nest on the exterior, with large central and four smaller openings, impressed F.B. NORTON WORCESTER MASS. on base, (imperfections), ht. 14 1/2 in. $400-600

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663. Stoneware Pottery Tree Stump-form Planter, Bangor Stoneware Co., Bangor, Maine, late 19th century, molded earthenware one large and four smaller openings, with molded blossoms and foliage about the base, the bottom impressed BANGOR STONEWARE CO./BANGOR MAINE, (rim chips), ht. 14 1/2 in. $400-600 664. Large Norton Rockingham Glazed Stoneware Tree Stump-form Planter, F.B. Norton & Co., Worcester, Massachusetts, mid to late 19th century, molded with vines, cut branches, and birds nest on the exterior, with large central and five smaller openings, the vines with blue-green glaze highlighting, impressed F.B. NORTON WORCESTER MASS. on base, (imperfections), ht. 18 1/2 in. $400-600 665. Collection of Nine Woven Splint Baskets, late 19th/early 20th century, a large white-painted rectangular storage basket with open handholds, two rectangular baskets with upright handles, one green, the other mustard; a light blue-painted flower gathering basket with upright handle, a long rectangular basket painted creamy white, a covered basket with wire-hinged lid and swing handles, painted brown; a green-painted round basket, a red-painted buttocks basket, and a deep tapered round basket with leather strap with natural surface, (wear, losses), ht. to 15, wd. to 22 3/4, lg. to 40 in. $600-800 666. Three Woven Splint Baskets, America, late 19th century, a deep round basket with two carved handles, a round over square basket with upright handle, and a flower gathering basket with upright handle, (minor breaks on lashing of two baskets), ht. 13, 12, 13 1/2 in., respectively. $300-500 667. Red-painted Hand-hewn Wooden Bowl, America, early 19th century, round bowl with tapered sides, integrally carved handle pierced for hanging, (imperfections), ht. 5 1/4, dia. 15 3/4 in. $400-600 668. Nine Woodenware Household Items, America, 19th century, a hinged wood and wire mesh egg carrier, a sieve with an 1878 manufacturers patent label: A.S. Clough Manufacturer/Meredith Village, New Hampshire, five assorted butter paddles, a strainer or whisk with wirework bowl and turned maple handle, and a Bloods Improved Sifter with original label affixed to the side, ht. to 12, dia. to 29 in. $400-600 669. Food Chopper, early 19th century, the carved handle with pyrographic dot and V-shaped decoration, wrought steel tang joining the blade, lg. 9 1/2 in. $300-500

670. Federal Paint-decorated One-drawer Stand, New England, early 19th century, with rounded leaves and square tapering legs, the top with smoke decoration, the case and legs grain-painted, (paint wear), ht. 28 3/4, wd. 20, dp. 17 1/4 in. $800-1,200 671. Wool Hooked Floral Upholstered Stool, America, c. 1860, oblong stool with wool hooked top of a maroon outlined blue flower on a pink field with variegated blue border, supported on four turned maple legs, ht. 7 1/2, wd. 8 1/2, lg. 10 in. $400-600 672. Painted Federal Side Table, New England, early 19th century, with scrub top and straight apron, ht. 30, wd. 33 1/2, dp. 17 in. $700-900 673. Federal Pine and Maple Tavern Table, New England, c. 1800, the rectangular breadboard top above a single drawer with chamfered front, and square tapering legs, original surface, (imperfections), ht. 28, wd. 34 1/2, dp. 24 in. $1,000-1,500 674. Paint-decorated Turned Wood Candlestand, probably Germany, double-arm candlestand with tin candle cups adjusts on a threaded shaft, on a turned round base with three ball feet, decorated with chip carved leaves, painted with red, black, and green bands, (paint wear), ht. 31 1/2 in. $300-500 675. Small Brown-painted Pine Lift-top Desk on Frame, New England, early 19th century, shaped gallery with beaded hinged lid opening to compartments, drawer below, on square tapering legs, brass pulls probably replaced, old surface, ht. 39 3/4, wd. 25, dp. 18 in. $400-600 676. American School, Early 20th Century Monumental Mountain Valley Farm Scene. Signed and dated Glenn Hale 1924 l.r., the painting found in an attic over forty years ago in Hillsdale County Michigan. Oil on canvas, the scene depicting an early 20th century family farm with figures going about their chores, a farmhouse and outbuildings, horses, several Holstein cows in the large pasture, and a flock of chickens, with crops in the fields, and grain and haystacks drying before a hilly and mountainous landscape; in the foreground a Model A Ford passes by the farm, foreshadowing the mechanization of the family farm; approx. 42 x 72 in., in a period molded wood frame. Condition: Stable craquelure, two cows in the barnyard were painted over, probably by the artist, minor paint losses. $10,000-15,000

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677. American School, 19th Century Landscape with Chickens and Ducks. Signed Mrs. E.B. Duffey l.l. Oil on canvas applied to composition board, oval painting 8 1/2 x 10 1/4 in., in an ornate gilt-gesso frame. Condition: Repaired tear at center with associated retouch. $800-1,200 678. British School, 19th Century Barnyard Scene with a Gentleman Farmer and Cattle. Signed and dated J. Loder Pinx Bath 1859 l.l. Oil on canvas, 24 x 30 1/2 in., in a molded birds-eye maple frame. Condition: Relined, minor craquelure, minor scattered retouch. $800-1,200 679. Red and Green Appliqud Cotton Christmas Quilt, America, late 19th/early 20th century, composed of sixteen squares each appliqud with four red blossoms on green circles with eight green leaf and berry motifs on a white ground, with white cotton backing, quilted with outline and parallel line stitches, (minor toning and scattered small stains), 68 x 68 in. $400-600

680. Shirred Wool Floral Hooked Rug, America, late 19th/early 20th century, rectangular rug centered with an oval hooked with an assortment of multicolored flower blossoms and leaves on a beige ground, bordered with scrolled foliage and brown stripes, (toning, edge losses), 41 1/2 x 62 in. $200-400

681. Wool and Cotton Folk Art Pictorial Hooked Rug, America, 20th century, rectangular rug with four quadrants depicting a pig, rooster, house, and a cat with variegated colored background, mounted on a wood frame, 33 1/2 x 39 1/2 in. $400-600

682. Wool and Cotton Figural Hooked Rug with Cat, America, early 20th century, rectangular rug centered with a seated calico cat on a blue ground, surrounded by red and white roses and vines with tan and gray striped borders, mounted on a wood frame, (minor toning), 24 1/2 x 40 1/2 in. $400-600

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683. Grenfell Pictorial Hooked Mat with Polar Bears and Puffin, Newfoundland and Labrador, early 20th century, rectangular mat composed of silk, cotton, and rayon jersey strips, depicting two polar bears on an iceberg, a flying puffin, and background water and mountainous terrain, shaded brown and black border, (some staining), 18 1/2 x 28 1/2 in. $400-600

684. Hudsonian-type Pictorial Hooked Rug, America, early 20th century, rectangular rug hooked with wool yarns depicting a woman ringing a dinner bell with several figures in the background and the quote This Motley Crew You Guessed It! Are My Husbands Kin/No Matter What I Dish Them Out/Theyre Ready to Eat Again, on an oatmeal-colored ground with black border, (minor stains), 37 x 62 in. $600-800

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685. Two Persian Rug Inspired Hooked Rugs, America, early to mid-20th century, rectangular rugs hooked with strips of wool fabrics hooked with geometric designs, one with central lozenge-shape gul with striped borders in shades of gray, green, and cerise, one with central concentric diamond design with Greek key border in shades of blue, red, and tan, (edge losses), 33 1/2 x 47, 38 1/2 x 52 in. $300-500 686. Floral and Geometric Hooked Rug, America, early 20th century, rectangular rug centered with a spray of red blossoms and buds against a black ground, enclosed in a border of multicolored zigzag lines, mounted on a wood frame, 31 x 40 in. $300-500 687. Painted Sheet Copper Rooster Weather Vane, America, late 19th century, flattened full-body figure with embossed sheet copper tail, mounted on a copper rod, weathered gold painted surface with verdigris, no stand, (seam separations and dents), overall ht. 23 3/4, lg. 22 1/2 in. $1,500-2,500

688. Large Red-painted Molded Copper Cow Weather Vane, America, late 19th/early 20th century, full-body figure with cast zinc ears, mounted on a copper rod, no stand, (repaired bullet holes, loss to one horn and portion of one ear, seam separations), ht. 23 1/2, lg. 23 in. $800-1,200

689. Molded Sheet Copper Ewe Weather Vane, America, late 19th/early 20th century, flattened full-body figure mounted on a copper rod, no stand, original weathered verdigris surface ht. 21, lg. 25 in. $1,000-1,500

690. Silver-painted Sheet Iron Cow Weather Vane, late 19th/early 20th century, molded, flattened full-body figure with cast iron horns, sheet iron tail and udder, with stand, (one horn loose, dents, solder repaired bullet holes), overall ht. 22 1/4, lg. 37 1/2 in. $3,000-5,000

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691. Molded and Gilt Copper Leaping Stag Weather Vane, America, late 19th/early 20th century, full-body figure mounted on a black-painted over gilt copper rod, gilt and verdigris surface, no stand, (minor dents, seam separation, tail and bottom of one hoof loose), ht. 26, lg. 29 in. $2,500-3,500 692. J. Howard Gilt Zinc and Copper Rooster Weather Vane, West Bridgewater, Massachusetts, c. 1854-67, cast zinc flattened full-body vane, with corrugated sheet copper tail, cast copper feet, supported on an iron bar, weathered gilt surface, with stand, overall ht. 31, lg. 25 3/4 in. Literature: A similar vane by J. Howard is illustrated in A Gallery of American Weathervanes and Whirligigs, by Robert Bishop and Patricia Coblentz, Crown Publishers, 1981, p. 34. $10,000-15,000

693. Painted Sheet Copper Rooster Weather Vane, America, 19th century, flattened full-body figure with applied comb and molded tail, weathered green paint over earlier layers, with stand, (split on tail, bullet holes and dents), overall ht. 20, lg. 21 3/4 in. $2,500-3,500 694. Cast Iron Model E Long-Stem Hummer Rooster Windmill Weight, manufactured by the Elgin Wind Power and Pump Company, Elgin, Illinois, early 20th century, HUMMMER in raised lettering on the tail and numbered E184, no stand, 13 1/4 x 9 3/4 in., wt. 9 1/2 lbs. Literature: For a similar example, see Windmill Weights, by Milt Simpson, Johnson and Simpson, New Jersey, 1985, p. 51. $200-400

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695. Cat Iron Barnacle Eye Rooster Windmill Weight, manufactured by the Elgin Wind Power and Pump Company, Elgin, Illinois, c. 1880, from a family farm in Lincoln, Nebraska, mounted on a metal stand, overall ht. 19, lg. 18 in., wt. 55 lbs. Literature: For a similar example, see Windmill Weights, by Milt Simpson, Johnson and Simpson, New Jersey, 1985, p. 56. $1,500-2,500 696. American School, 19th Century Portrait of a Spaniel in a Meadow. Unsigned. Oil on artist board, 12 x 9 1/4 in., framed. Condition: Minor retouch. $400-600

697. Anglo/American School, Early 20th Century Portrait of the Smooth Fox Terrier Albany Warrant Winner of Several First Prizes. Signed and dated --Stevenson 1900 l.l., titled l.c. Oil on canvas, 16 1/2 x 20 in., in a molded and carved giltwood frame. Condition: Relined, cleaned, minor scattered retouch. $800-1,200 698. Mustard Yellow-painted Maple Glazed Two-part Step-back Cupboard, Pennsylvania, c. 1830-40, upper section with hinged doors opens to a three-shelf interior with plate grooves, above projecting lower section with two shelves, ht. 81, wd. 49, dp. 20 in. $2,500-3,500

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699. Grain-painted Pine Tall Case Clock, Riley Whiting, Winchester, Connecticut, c. 1825-35, with wooden weight-driven pull-up movement, old surface, ht. 82 1/2 in. $1,000-1,500 700. Paint-decorated Pine Tall Case Clock, Seth Thomas, Plymouth, Connecticut, c. 1825, with thirty-hour pull-up weight-driven movement, old surface, ht. 86 1/2 in. $1,500-2,500 701. Painted Wooden Clock Face, S. HOADLEY PLYMOUTH, Connecticut, early 19th century, tombstone-shaped panel, the crest with a diamond-shaped reserve painted with a scene with buildings and trees, and flowers in the four corners, painted Arabic numerals, with gilt borders, (cracks, paint losses, loss on l.r. corner), ht. 16 1/4, wd. 11 3/4 in. $300-500 702. Childs Blue-painted Pine Six-board Chest, New England, 18th century, the molded lift top opens to a well with till, the dovetailconstructed box with applied molding to lower edge, old blue-gray paint over earlier light blue, (imperfections), ht. 11 1/2, wd. 29, dp. 11 in. $400-600 703. Miniature Paint-decorated Chest over Two Drawers, New England, early 19th century, the lift top opens to a well above two drawers on cutout base, old red painted surface with black-painted borders, (top replaced, imperfections), ht. 21 1/2, case wd. 20 1/2, dp. 9 in. $800-1,200 704. Diminutive Grain-painted Lift-top Two-drawer Box, America, 19th century, shaped skirt, porcelain knobs, (minor paint loss and wear), ht. 10 3/4, wd. 15 5/8, dp. 9 7/8 in. $200-300 705. Gilt-stenciled and Polychrome-painted Wood Game Board, late 19th century, square panel checkerboard with applied molding, dark green and red checkerboard bordered with Aesthetic Movement design with vases of grain stalks, foliate guilloche, and with rectilinear design corner blocks, (allover stable craquelure), 20 1/4 x 20 1/4 in. $600-800 706. Painted Game Board, America, late 19th century, square wood panel with applied molding, checkered field with creamy white border on a dark red ground, 17 3/4 x 17 3/4 in. $400-600 707. Painted Wood Checkerboard, America or Canada, late 19th/early 20th century, rectangular panel with applied molding, panted red and green with 144 playing squares and reserves for game pieces, (shrinkage crack), 31 1/2 x 18 1/4 in. $300-500

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708. Painted and Carved Game Board, possibly Canada, 19th century, rectangular double-sided game board with applied molding, one side with checkerboard painted red and black, the reverse with wide maple panel with incised mill game, (old repaint), 28 x 19 3/4 in. $400-600 709. Two Painted Wood Checkerboards, America, late 19th/early 20th century, both with applied molding, both with incised checks painted black alternating with a natural wood finish, 17 x 19, 19 3/4 x 20 in. $300-500 710. Black-painted Turned Tap Table, New England, first half 18th century, the rectangular top on splayed block-, vase-, and ring-turned legs ending in turned pad feet, joined by box stretchers, 19th century over earlier paint, (restoration), ht. 24 1/2, wd. 23, dp. 16 3/4 in. $200-300 711. Paint-decorated Pine Lift-top Desk Box, New England, c. 1800, the shaped gallery above a dovetail-constructed box with hinged lift top, with applied base molding, original grain-painted surface in mustard and umber, (minor imperfections), overall ht. 19, case wd. 35, dp. 27 in. $800-1,200 712. Maple Candlestand, New England, late 18th century, circular top on a vase- and ring-turned support on a tripod cabriole leg base ending in pad feet, old surface, (imperfections), ht. 25 3/4, dia. 17 1/2 in. $300-500

713. Grain-painted Pine Childs Slant-lid Desk, probably New England, late 18th century, with compartmented interior and three thumbmolded drawers on bracket feet, later paint resembling rosewood, replaced brass pulls, (imperfections), ht. 26 3/4, wd. 24 1/2, dp. 15 in. $800-1,200 714. Grain-painted Wood Frame, America, early 19th century, with inner aperture fitting 14 x 10 1/4 in. $200-300 715. Two Grain-painted Wood Frames, America, early 19th century, with inner apertures fitting 14 1/4 x 10 1/8 and 27 x 21 in. $300-500 716. Pair of Grain-painted Demilune Console Tables, probably New England, first half 19th century, old surface painted to resemble mahogany, ht. 28 1/2, wd. 40, dp. 20 1/2 in. $2,000-3,000 717. Grain-painted Pine Bureau, signed by H.O. Longer, dated 1866, with two short drawers above four long drawers, on molded bracket base, (very minor imperfections), ht. 40, case wd. 38, dp. 17 3/4 in. $400-600

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718. Smoke-decorated One-drawer Work Table, probably New England, early 19th century, the rectangular top on four square tapering legs joined by a straight skirt, brass pulls appear to be original, original surface, (minor paint wear), ht. 28 3/4, wd. 20, dp. 17 1/2 in. $400-600 719. Red-painted Pine Blanket Chest, possibly New Hampshire, early 19th century, with molded lift-top opening to a well with till, and cutout ends, old surface, ht. 26, case wd. 39 1/4, case dp. 17 in. $300-500 720. Grain-painted Six-board Chest on Turned Feet, probably Pennsylvania, c. 1830, the molded lift-top on a dovetailconstructed box, original surface of burnt sienna and mustard paint, ht. 24, wd. 36, dp. 16 1/2 in. $400-600 721. Grain-painted Six-board Chest, New England, late 18th century, with cutout ends and applied base molding, original surface of faux mahogany graining, (paint wear), ht. 23 1/2, case wd. 39, dp. 18 in. $300-500 722. Cherry Two-drawer Work Table, possibly Pennsylvania, c. 1830, with scratch-beaded drawers and vase- and ring-turned legs joined by a vigorously scrolled frame, refinished, ht. 28, top wd. 19 3/4, top dp. 17 1/2 in. $300-500

723. Pine and Cherry Demilune Console Table, probably New England, early 19th century, the overhanging top on chamfered tapering legs joined by a straight skirt, old surface, (imperfections), ht. 28 1/2, wd. 36, dp. 16 in. $400-600 724. Hudson River School, 19th Century Picnic and Frivolity by the River, c. 1840s. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 30 x 39 in., in a period molded giltwood frame. Condition: Punctures l.r. $1,200-1,800 725. Glazed Cherry Corner Cupboard, possibly Ohio, c. 1830, the doors opening to three shelves with plate grooves, ht. 86, wd. 53 1/2 in. $800-1,200 726. Sewing Box and Shaker Sewing Items, Mount Lebanon, New York, Family of Shakers, late 19th century, possibly Shaker round lappedseam box with pine top and bottom and maple sides and swing handle, lined with ivory silk, with four blue silk ribbons suspending a pincushion and strawberry emery in matching fabric, a felt needle holder, and needle wax, accompanied by a loose Shaker poplarware pincushion and needle case, the pincushion with a printed paper label North Family of Shakers Mount Lebanon Col. Co. N.Y.; also a heart-shaped needle wax, a leather thumb mitten, small leather needle case, and a small glass perfume bottle, (small losses on joinery edges), ht. to top of box 3 3/4, dia. 8 1/4 in. Note: A note and tintype picture of two little girls accompany the sewing case. The note is inscribed: This belonged to my GreatGrandmother Mary Irene Demarche Oakes. She was brought up by the Shakers-left there by her father soon after the Civil War. $100-150

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727. Small Shaker Red-painted Oval Covered Box, America, late 19th century pine top and bottom and bent maple sides joined with three fingers fastened with copper tacks, ht. 1 1/2, dia. 3 1/2 in. $800-1,200 728. Shaker Covered Oval Sewing Box, America, late 19th/early 20th century, pine lid and bottom with bent maple sides and lid rim joined with three lapped fingers, the interior lined with light blue padded silk with four blue silk ribbons suspending a pincushion and strawberry emery in matching fabric, a poplarware and felt needle holder, and needle wax cake, (varnished exterior, pincushion loose), ht. 3 1/2, dia. 13 3/8 in. $600-800 729. Shaker Maple Red-painted Tilter Chair, probably New Lebanon, New York, c. 1840, with through-pinned top slat, old surface, (lacks taped seat), ht. 40, seat ht. 16 in. $400-600

730. Shaker Iron Hearth Tongs and Shovel, America, 19th century, with ball finials, black-painted sheet iron conforming wall mount, lg. 19 1/2, 21 3/4 in. $300-500 731. Carl Worner Diorama Whimsy Bottle of a Meat Market, America, probably early 20th century, signed Carl Worner/Hanan/a/Main in pencil on the reverse, carved and painted wood and paper, and foil, depicting a meat market with a sign above the counter reading Choicest and best/Meat at the Lowest Prices, with butchers and customer mounted in a glass bottle with glass stopper, ht. 11 1/2 in. $1,500-2,500 732. Birds-eye Maple Crib, possibly New England, early 19th century, with four chamfered tapering posts joining the rails with spindles, old surface, ht. 25 3/4, wd. 21 1/2, lg. 49 1/2 in. $1,500-2,500

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733. Federal Tiger Maple and Ash Candlestand, New England, early 19th century, the rectangular top on a thin urn-turned post with shaped legs ending in spade feet, ht. 28 1/4, wd. 16, dp. 14 in. $400-600 734. Federal Birch Tilt-top Candlestand, New England, early 19th century, the oval top tilts on an urn-turned post, and tripod base of shaped legs, refinished, (imperfections), ht. 28 1/4, wd. 15, dp. 23 in. $400-600

735. Thirty-five Assorted Reference Books on Style, Architecture, Furniture, Antiques, and Nine Magazines, all soft-cover, some exhibition and museum catalogs, titles include: Plain and Fancy: New England Painted Furniture; The Woodworkers of Windsor; The Cadwalader Family: Art and Style of Philadelphia; The Book of Handwoven Coverlets; Eighteenth-Century Clothing at Williamsburg; Architecture Boston; The Boston Society of Architects; The Wrought Covenant; and The Dating of Old Houses; five issues of The Magazine Antiques, consecutive issues from September through December of 1975, and September 1985; two issues of Life and one issue of Look magazine in memoriam of President John F. Kennedy. $300-600

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736. Pierced Copper and Iron Banner Weather Vane, America, late 19th century, with iron spiral above geometric pierced sheet copper banner, supported on a iron rod roof mount ornamented with scrolls, the banner with verdigris surface, (losses), overall ht. 88, lg. 51 in. $800-1,200

737. Painted Mixed-metal Bicycler Whirligig, America, late 19th/early 20th century, polychrome-painted articulated cast zinc figure pedals with the help of a galvanized steel and sheet iron propeller and gear mechanism, and large rectangular polychrome-painted sheet iron tail, no stand, (paint loss, some rusty surfaces), ht. 24, lg. 48 in. $3,000-5,000

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738. Carved and Painted Penguin Figure, America, probably early 20th century, the figure with applied tack eyes, mounted on carved wood rockery, (repair to one wing, minor paint wear), ht. 9 1/2 in. $300-500 739. Hollow-body Canada Goose Decoy, attributed to Eugene Birdsall, Barnegat Bay, New Jersey, c. 1890, two-piece hollow body, lead pad weight impressed with monogram ECH and inscribed Hunting rig of Ezra Hammus and Eugene Birdsall c. 1890, (thin crack around neck, old repaint, paint losses), ht. 10, lg. 23 1/2 in. $800-1,200 740. Painted Wood and Canvas Canada Goose Decoy, 20th century, carved and painted head and tail with canvas over frame body construction, (paint wear), ht. 12 1/4, lg. 29 1/2 in. $800-1,200 741. Carved Coiled Wooden Snake Figure, probably, America, late 19th century, dark brown surface, 14 x 6 in. $400-600

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743. Flint Enamel Glazed Pottery Recumbent Cow Spill Vase, Lyman, Fenton & Co., Bennington, Vermont, 1848-58, with applied coleslaw foliage on shaped base, the underside with partial large circular impressed 1849 mark, ht. 7 1/2, dia. 10 1/4 in. Literature: Illustrated in Fancy Rockingham Pottery: The Modeller and Ceramics in Nineteenth-Century America, by Diana Stradling, University of Richmond Museums, 2005, p. 61. $10,000-15,000

744. Rockingham Glazed Pottery Hunt Pitcher, modeled by Daniel Greatbatch, Bennington, Vermont, c. 1848-49, molded with grapevines around the neck and shoulder over hunting scene with dogs, stags, and boars, large lily of the valley to the right of the branch-form handle, (repaired), ht. 12 in. $200-300

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748. Rockingham Glazed Stag and Boar Hunt Hound-handled Pitcher, modeled by Daniel Greatbatch, Bennington, Vermont, c. 1848-49, molded with grapevines around the neck and shoulder over hunting scene with dogs, stags, and boars, large lily of the valley to the right of the chain-collared hound handle, ht. 12 in. Literature: A similar pitcher is illustrated and discussed in the exhibition catalog Fancy Rockingham Pottery: The Modeller and Ceramics in Nineteenth-Century America, by Diana Stradling, University of Richmond Museums, 2005, pp. 14-15. $400-600

749. Rockingham Glazed Distin Family Band Pottery Watercooler, attributed to E. & W. Bennett, Baltimore, modeled by Charles Coxon, 1850, eight-sided vessel with molded columns flanking figures with instruments on a masonry foundation, the bottom inscribed 1850 and with ball-shaped indentations for mounting on a stand, (chips, cracks), ht. 16, dia. 13 in. Literature: Fancy Rockingham Pottery: The Modeller and Ceramics in Nineteenth-Century America, by Diana Stradling, University of Richmond Museums, 2005, pp. 78-79. Stradling writes, only two Distin Family Band water urns are known to exist and both are incised with the year 1850 on the bottom. The other is reportedly at the Maryland Historical Society. Note: John Distin and his four sons were a group of traveling British musicians who helped foster a market for manufactured brass instruments and published music. $2,500-3,500

745. Rockingham Glazed Pottery Lassie Figure, William H. Farrar, Geddes, New York, after 1857, molded form of a Scottish lassie wearing a feathered tam holding a book with a lamb beside her, the back of the base inscribed W.H.F./Geddes/NY, (minor chip), ht. 9 1/4 in. $1,500-2,500 746. Bennington Pottery Cavalier Flint Enamel Tobacco Jar, attributed to Lyman, Fenton & Co., Bennington, Vermont, 1848-58, the jar with lift-off cover, unmarked, (imperfections), ht. 10 1/2 in. Provenance: Ex Ted Johnson collection. $3,000-5,000

750. Large Rockingham Glazed Pottery Toby Jug, America, mid-19th century, with molded bearded mask on scrolled handle, unmarked, ht. 13 1/2 in. $600-800

747. Molded Rockingham Glazed Pottery Stag Hunt and Advertising Pitcher, America, possibly Coxen & Co., South Amboy, New Jersey, c. 1887, molded with a hunt scene with stag, hounds, and two riders on horseback, with interior molded frog figure, molded branch-form handle, the front with raised letter advertisement for C.W. MEAD CHICOPEE MASS 1887, blue underglaze highlights, ht. 9 1/2 in. $2,500-3,500

751. Bennington Pottery Flint Enamel Diamond Pattern Pitcher, Bennington, Vermont, 1849-58, (minor hairlines), unmarked, ht. 8 3/8 in. $600-800

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752. Rockingham Glazed Toby on Barrel Bottle, Lyman, Fenton & Co., Bennington, Vermont, 1848-58, with large circular faintly impressed 1849 mark, (repaired lip and base edge), ht. 10 3/4 in. Provenance: Formerly in The New York Historical Society collection, sold at Sothebys in 1999, with auction label on bottom. $1,000-1,500 753. Bennington Pottery Flint Enamel Glazed Pitcher, Lyman, Fenton & Co., Bennington, Vermont, 1848-58, eight-panel vessel with large circular impressed 1849 mark, (minor glaze flakes on rim), ht. 7 1/8 in. $600-800 754. Bennington Pottery Flint Enamel Glazed Pitcher, Lyman, Fenton & Co., Bennington, Vermont, 1848-58, tall eight-panel vessel with large circular impressed 1849 mark, ht. 12 1/2 in. $800-1,200 755. Bennington Pottery Flint Enamel Book Flask, Bennington, Vermont, 1849-58, the title PARTED SPIRITS impressed on spine, ht. 5 5/8 in. $400-600

756. Two Rockingham Glazed Pottery Paperweights, America, mid-19th century, a spaniel figure on a rectangular base by Lyman, Fenton & Co., 1848-58, Bennington, Vermont, with large circular impressed 1849 mark; the other boot-form on a rectangular base, unmarked, (crack on toe), ht. 2 1/2, 4 1/8, dia. 4 3/8, 4 5/8 in. $200-250 757. Rockingham Glazed Pottery Pitcher, Sidney Risely, Norwich, Connecticut, c. 1850, the sides molded with eight panels with molded leaf motifs, mottled brown glaze with lava-like drips of white, impressed S RISLEY NORWICH 3 on base, ht. 5 3/8 in. $800-1,200 758. Bennington Pottery General Stark Toby Pitcher, Attributed to Fenton, Lyman & Co., Bennington, Vermont, mid-19th century, Rockingham glazed vessel, (minor rim chips), ht. 6 1/8 in. $600-800 759. Rockingham Glazed Sheep-form Inkwell/Pen Holder, America, 19th century, molded reclining sheep figure on an oval base, (chips), ht. 3, dia. 4 1/4 in. $300-500

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760. Flint Enamel Glazed Pottery Flask with Tavern Scene, Bennington, Vermont, 19th century, flattened oval form with molded scene of a fruiting vine surrounding two gentlemen seated at a tavern table, (lip chip), ht. 6 1/4 in. $200-250 761. Pair of Parian Porcelain Poodle Figures, Bennington, Vermont, 185058, right- and left-facing figures, each figure carrying a basket of fruit in his mouth, (repairs), ht. 8 1/2 in. $5,000-7,000 762. Small White Porcelain Toby Jug, attributed to Bennington Pottery, Bennington, Vermont, mid-19th century, (repaired handle), ht. 3 3/8 in. Provenance: Ex George S. McKearin collection, with paper label to interior and on base. $300-500 763. Parian Ware Figure of Young Columbus, by Henry F. Libby (18501933), Boston, late 19th century, modeled seated on a stump with book in hand, with free-moving ring on stump, impressed title on front of square base, the back impressed Copyright Applied for/H.F. Libby/J. McD+S, Boston, ht. 12 in. $400-600 764. Scroddled Ware Pottery Book Flask, possibly Bennington, Vermont, mid-19th century, with slightly marbled white glaze, (minor chips and spots of glaze wear), ht. 5 1/2 in. $150-200

765. Three-piece American Pottery Co. Daisy Pattern Tea Set, Jersey City, New Jersey, early 19th century, white body pottery with clear glaze on octagonal paneled pieces with molded daisy pattern in relief, comprising a covered teapot, covered sugar bowl, and open creamer, the bottoms of the sugar bowl and teapot with impressed circular mark American Pottery Co. Jersey City NJ, ht. 3 1/4-4 3/4 in. $2,500-3,500 766. Parian Ware Syrup Pitcher, U.S. Pottery Company, 1847-58, Bennington, Vermont, clear-glazed paneled pitcher, ornamented with molded grape leaves and grape clusters and lily of the valley, mask spout, ht. 4 1/4 in. Provenance: Ex George S. McKearin collection, with paper collection label on base. Note: Fragments of this model pitcher were found on a dig at the site of the former U.S. Pottery Co. in Bennington, Vermont. $400-600 767. Parian Ware Waterfall Pattern Pitcher, United States Pottery Company, Bennington, Vermont, smear glaze on eight-panel white porcelain body molded with raised waterfall design with branch-form handle, the bottom with shaped cartouche with impressed UNITED STATES POTTERY CO/BENNINGTON VT., (crack), ht. 8 3/8 in. $600-800 768. Majolica Pottery Clock, attributed to D.F. Haynes Chesapeake Pottery Co., or Haynes, Bennett & Co., Baltimore, Maryland, late 19th century, dark green glazed majolica round clock case on a rectangular plinth ornamented with leaf devices and lion masks and with molded oak leaves, acorns, flower blossoms, and beading in relief, white-glazed ceramic clock face with gilt highlights, ht. 12, wd. 10 3/4, dp. 4 1/4 in. $700-1,000

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769. Bennington Pottery Flint Enamel Glazed Basin, Lyman, Fenton & Co., Bennington, Vermont, 1848-58, twelve-sided basin with reeded rim, large circular impressed 1849 mark on base, (minor glaze flakes on rim), ht. 4 1/4, dia. 13 1/2 in. $800-1,200 770. Albion Ware Pottery Pillow Vase with Figure on Horseback, decorated by Kate Dewitt Berg, Edwin Bennett Pottery Co., Baltimore, Maryland, 1896, flattened heart-shaped vessel with colored slip decoration, one side depicting a landscape with cloaked figure riding on a horse, the reverse depicting a barren rocky coast, on a shaded green ground, (minor base chip), the base with incised pottery mark, date, and artists initials, ht. 8 1/2 in. $1,500-2,500

771. Sewer Tile Lion Figure, America, 19th century, standing figure with brown luster glaze, ht. 6 3/4, lg. 10 in. $100-150 772. Four Hand-painted Union Porcelain Serving Dishes, Greenpoint, New York, late 19th century, hard-paste porcelain comprising two oval covered dishes, a covered oval footed soup tureen, and a compote, the covered dishes with gilt pinecone knops, and bison head handles, all decorated with hand-painted flowers, birds, and butterflies continuing to body from puce and gilt rim bands, ht. 6-10 1/2, dia. 9 1/2-14 in. $1,200-1,500

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773. Bennington Porcelain Wild Rose Pattern Pitcher, Bennington, Vermont, 1853-58, clear glaze over eight-panel molded vessel with allover rose vine design in relief, ht. 10 1/8 in. $400-600 774. Risley Pottery Pitcher, Sidney Risely, Norwich, Connecticut, c. 1850, the body decorated with molded flower sprigs and grape clusters, lustrous Albany slip glaze, impressed S. RISLEY NORWICH on base, (minor rim line), ht. 5 1/2 in. Literature: A pitcher with similar molded decoration by Risley pottery is pictured in Early New England Potters and Their Wares, by Lura Woodside Watkins, Archon Books, 1968, plate 120. $200-300 775. Rockingham Glazed Shell-decorated Spittoon, probably America, mid to late 19th century, twelve-panel round spittoon with molded fanshaped shells around the shoulder, ht. 3 1/2, dia. 8 in. $300-500 776. Bennington Pottery Rockingham Glazed Pitcher, Norton & Fenton, Bennington, Vermont, 1845-47, six-sided vessel with molded medallion and swags about the neck and body, early dark luster Rockingham glaze, (imperfections), ht. 6 3/4 in. $300-500 777. Bennington Pottery Flint Enamel Teapot, Bennington, Vermont, mid19th century, ribbed cover and body with molded leaves around the neck, unmarked, (chipped spout, crack and chip to lid), ht. 7 1/4 in. $300-500

778. Risley Pottery Rockingham-glazed Corn Pitcher, Sidney Risely, Norwich, Connecticut, c. 1850, the body and handle molded with stalks of corn, (imperfections), ht. 9 3/8 in. Literature: A similar pitcher by Risley pottery is pictured in Early New England Potters and Their Wares, by Lura Woodside Watkins, Archon Books, 1968, plate 120. $100-150

779. Rockingham Glazed Pottery Teapot, probably America, mid to late 19th century, molded with scrolled foliage on cover and eight-panel body, unmarked, (minor cover chip), ht. 6 1/2 in. $150-250

780. Two Small Rockingham Glazed Pottery Flowerpots, Bennington, Vermont, late 19th century, one commemorating the Bennington Centennial, impressed BENNINGTON AUGUST 16, 1877 CENTENNIAL on side, (base chip); the other with molded cattails around the side, ht. 3, 4 1/4 in. $200-250

781. Four Rockingham Glazed Pottery Items, America, mid-19th century, a Toby jug with molded grapevine pattern on handle, two small pitchers, one with eight-lobes with reeded handle, one eight-panel with molded scallop and foliate decoration, a small milk pan shaped dish, (minor chips), ht. 1 3/4-6 1/2 in. $300-500

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782. Edmands & Co. Albany Glazed Pottery Covered Cookie Jar, Edward T. and Thomas R. Edmands, Charlestown, Massachusetts, 1852-68, molded cylindrical form with narrow paneled sides, molded rope ring handles, the base impressed EDMANDS & CO., (rim chips on cover), ht. 6 3/4 in. $300-500 783. Daniel OConnell Rockingham Glazed Pottery Pitcher, made by Ralph Ragnall Beech, Philadelphia, c. 1850, molded face jug in the likeness of Daniel OConnell, an Irish political leader in the first half of the 19th century, (minor imperfections), ht. 7 in. Provenance: Ex collection Edwin Atlee Barber, curator of ceramics at the Pennsylvania Museum and School of Industrial Art, and who became its director in 1907. $400-600 784. Molded Rockingham Glazed Pottery Pitcher with Griffins and Monument, George Whitefield Farrar, Fairfax, Vermont, c. 1850, molded with blossoms around the neck over a pair of griffins flanking an obelisk, possibly the Revolutionary War monument at Bennington, Vermont, impressed FARRARS POTTERY FAIRFAX VT on the shoulder, (chips, hairline), ht. 8 7/8 in. $400-600 785. Molded Rockingham Glazed Pottery Pitcher with Griffins and Monument, attributed to George Whitefield Farrar, Fairfax, Vermont, c. 1850, molded with blossoms around the neck, the sides with pairs of griffins flanking an obelisk, possibly the Revolutionary War monument at Bennington, Vermont, (repaired), ht. 9 1/8 in. $300-500 786. Rockingham Glazed Pottery Teapot, probably America, mid to late 19th century, molded with scrolled foliage on cover and body, unmarked, (hairline around base), ht. 8 in. $250-350 787. Rockingham Glazed Pottery Pitcher, model attributed to Daniel Greatbatch, Bennington, Vermont, c. 1848-49, six-panel pitcher with shaped reserves depicting floral sprays in relief, scrolled foliate handle, (minor glaze wear on panel edges), ht. 9 1/2 in. $300-500 788. Hampshire Pottery Chocolate Pot, New Hampshire, c. 1870s, elongated four-lobe oval form with two panels ornamented with Japanese-inspired flowers and birds in enamel and gilt, circular red makers mark, (minor spout hairline and gilt wear), ht. 9 1/2 in. $200-250 789. Molded Albany Slip Glazed Pottery Pitcher with Griffins, attributed to George Whitefield Farrar, Fairfax, Vermont, c. 1850, molded with blossoms around the neck over a pair of griffins flanking an obelisk, possibly the Revolutionary War monument at Bennington, Vermont, (repairs), ht. 9 1/8 in. $200-300

790. Griffin-decorated Bennington Pottery Pitcher, attributed to William Farrar, 19th century, Rockingham glazed molded pitcher with relief decoration, the rim with flower blossoms and leaves, the body with two panels with griffins flanking a torch, (chips, hairline), ht. 8 1/4 in. $100-150 791. Pewter-mounted Rockingham Glazed Pottery Teapot, T. Smith, Jr., possibly Norwalk, Connecticut, c. 1870, ribbed squat body with applied pewter reeded spout, the cover with acorn finial, foliate embellished handle, indistinctly impressed T. SMITH JR./PAT. O[ctober 18]70, ht. 6 3/4 in. $300-500 792. Parian Ware Bust of Oliver Wendell Holmes, possibly Boston, mid to late 19th century, molded bust on a square plinth, the sides of the plinth with impressed marks Sidney Morse Sculpt/ Published by J. McD & S. Boston, the back of the plinth with printed Holmes quote: For him in vain the envious seasons roll/Who bears eternal summer in his soul, ht. 10 in. $300-500 793. Pottery Potato-form Flask, America, 19th century, molded flask with mottled matte brown glaze, ht. 7 1/4 in. $150-200 794. Parian Ware Syrup Pitcher, United States Pottery Company, Bennington, Vermont, c. 1853, molded with a vertical scrolled foliate pattern in relief on a stippled ground, the bottom with raised ribbon mark with the initials U.S.P., ht. 5 1/2 in. $100-150 795. Small Parian Ware Pitcher, Fentons Works, Bennington, Vermont, prior to 1853, smear glaze on eight-panel white porcelain body molded with raised Paneled Vine and Flower pattern, raised square impressed with the words Fentons Works;/Bennington,/Vermont., (body and handle cracked), ht. 5 in. $100-150 796. Rockingham Glazed Pottery Clenched Fist Flask, mid-19th century, early dark luster glaze, (imperfections), ht. 5 in. $100-150 797. Bennington Pottery Rockingham Glazed Pitcher, Norton & Fenton, Bennington, Vermont, 1845-47, six-sided vessel with molded roses and grape clusters around the neck and floral and foliate scrolls on the body, early dark luster Rockingham glaze, the base with impressed circular mark NORTON & FENTON BENNINGTON VT, (imperfections), ht. 10 1/4 in. Literature: A similar example is pictured in Bennington Pottery and Porcelain, by Richard Carter Barret, Bonanza Books, 1958, p. 25. $400-600

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798. Twenty-star American Flag, 1819, hand-sewn wool gauze with homespun cotton stars appliqud to one side, cut out and overcast on the reverse, folded linen heading or sleeve with overcast stitched eyes, (scattered fabric loss, patch repairs, toning, stains), approx. 70 x 115 in. Note: A twenty-star American flag commemorates the admission of the states of Tennessee, Ohio, Louisiana, Indiana, and Mississippi to the Union in 1818. It was only in use for a year as Illinois was admitted a year later. $2,500-3,500 799. Polychrome-painted Centennial Banner Depicting the Seal of New York City, 1876, the seal and American flag painted on canvas, with gilt highlights, suspended from a painted wood rod with acorn finials, (scattered paint loss), overall ht. 62, wd. 45 in. $400-600

800. Polychrome-painted Centennial Banner Depicting the State Seal of Illinois, 1876, the seal and American flag painted on canvas with gilt highlights, suspended from a painted wood rod with acorn finials, (scattered paint loss), overall lg. 62, wd. 45 in. $400-600 801. Polychrome-painted Centennial Banner Depicting the State Seal of Pennsylvania, 1876, the seal and American flag painted on canvas with gilt highlights, suspended from a painted wood rod with acorn finials, (scattered paint loss), overall lg. approx. 62, wd. 44 1/2 in. $400-600 802. Polychrome-painted Centennial Banner Depicting the State Seal of Delaware, 1876, the seal and American flag painted on canvas with gilt highlights, suspended from a painted wood rod with acorn finials, (scattered paint loss), overall lg. 62, wd. 45 in. $400-600

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806. Painted Wood American Centennial Sign, reportedly from Bangor, Maine, 1876, applied molding on top of arched panel, with blackpainted lettering CENTENNIAL 1776/1876 over a red and white painted five-point star, green borders, (weathered surface), ht. 14, wd. 66 3/4 in. $300-500 807. Two Patriotic Cotton Gauze Pageant Dresses, America, late 19th/ early 20th century, one dress with red and white stripes, matching pantaloons and a sash, with blue star spangles and gold metallic trim; the other dress with red, white, and blue stripes, with gathers at the neckline, waist, and sleeves, (minor fading and toning, one skirt with minor tear). $600-800 808. Patriotic Wool Hooked Mat, America, 20th century, rectangular rug centered with two American flags flanked by stars and red, white, and blue circles in the corners, on a variegated blue ground, 15 1/4 x 38 1/2 in. $400-600

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809. Sand Picture in a Glass Bottle with Patriotic American Eagle and Flag, Andrew Clemens, McGregor, Iowa, 1876, multicolored sand arranged in a colorless glass bottle, one side of the bottle portraying an American eagle in flight with an American flag, the reverse with 1876 in a small reserve, both designs surrounded by assorted floral, geometric, and shaped multicolored borders, ht. 5 3/4 in. Provenance: Purchased by the consignors great-grandfather, Hermann Grote, a German who immigrated to Saint Paul, Minnesota, in 1846. The bottle passed to the consignor in 1980. Note: Andrew Clemens was born in Dubuque, Iowa, in 1857. At the age of five he became deaf and mute after an illness, later earning his livelihood by painstakingly arranging colored sand to make pictures in glass bottles. The sand came from the naturally colored sandstone in the Pictured Rocks area of Iowa. He worked in McGregor, Iowa, and for a short time he made and exhibited his work at South Side Museum, a dime museum in Chicago, Illinois. He died in 1894 at the age of 37. $3,000-5,000 810. Portrait Miniature of George Washington, America, late 19th/early 20th century, unsigned, watercolor on ivory, he wears a blue military jacket with buff-colored collar, lining, and vest, and gold epaulets, in an oval blue and white enameled brass pendant frame, all in a gilt embossed blue leather covered hinged case with easel support, (ivory plaque bowed), 2 7/8 x 2 1/8 in. $300-500

811. Gen. John B. Turchin (Russian/American, 1822-1901), After C.N. Cochin Portrait Miniature of Benjamin Franklin. Signed and dated [T]urchin 1859 l.l. Watercolor on ivory showing Franklin wearing his marten fur hat, 2 7/8 x 2 3/4 in., in a period molded giltwood frame. Condition: Small paint loss l.l. Note: Two short newspaper biographies of Turchin and a paper label inscribed Gen. Turchin made this copy of Franklin and gave it to Mr. Lewis. are affixed to the back. $1,500-3,000 812. Portrait Miniature of the Marquis de Lafayette, America, 19th century, watercolor on paper, sight size 4 x 3 in., in a period molded giltwood frame, (good, small paint loss u.l.). $1,000-1,500 813. William Henry Harrison Snuff Box, c. 1840, round covered black lacquered papier-mch box with a transfer-image bust-length portrait of Harrison with indistinct inscription Harrison the Man of ---- u.r., probably made for his campaign for the presidency in 1840, (craquelure, toning, repaired cracks to rim), dia. 3 3/8 in. $100-150

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814. Andrew Jackson Presentation Walking Stick, 1843, with engraved gold-plated cap inscribed Hermitage, May 1843, and a small goldplated plaque on the hickory shaft engraved Selected by Andrew Jackson for T. Hartley Crawford, lg. 36 1/4 in. Note: Thomas Hartley Crawford (November 14, 1786-January 27, 1863) was elected as a Jacksonian to the Twenty-first and Twentysecond Congresses. He was a member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1833 and 1834. President Andrew Jackson, nicknamed Old Hickory, may have presented this stick on Crawfords visit to Jacksons Nashville, Tennessee, home The Hermitage, in May of 1843. $800-1,200 815. Revolutionary War Era Canteen, America, late 18th century, round stave and wrought iron hoop constructed vessel, the initials JF carved on stave near spout, with iron hanging loop, wd. 7 1/4, dia. 10 1/2 in. $300-500 816. Officers Traveling Desk Box, 19th century, mahogany and exotic wood veneered box with nickel-plated handles, hinged lid and front opening to a writing surface and storage compartment, slotted letter holder, three small drawers, ink and pen compartment fitted with glass ink bottles, (minor imperfections), ht. 11 1/4, wd. 9 3/4, lg. 17 1/4 in. $1,200-1,500 817. Edward Percy Moran (American, 1862-1935) Historical Scene of a Militiaman Leaving His Family. Signed l.r. Oil on canvas, 22 x 28 1/4 in., in a molded giltwood frame. Condition: Good, minor retouch. $1,200-1,800

818. After Hugh Reinagle (American, 1788-1834) Macdonoughs Victory on Lake Champlain..., c. 1816. Engraved by B. Tanner, on wove paper, depicting the naval battle at Lake Champlain, New York, September 11, 1814, sheet size 22 1/4 x 29 1/4 in., in a contemporary frame. Condition: Five repaired tears into image, edge and corner losses with archival repairs, minor toning and light stains. $600-900 819. Facsimile of a Paul Revere Engraved Military Document, America, late 19th century, a later print likely from the original copper-plate impression of an engraving originally made by Paul Revere c. 1762, which was executed for the British troops for persons to be enlisted as a Montross (a soldier next in rank below the artillery gunner) for his majestys North Battery at Boston; showing the buildings and fortification of the North Battery, with the North end in the background, and is inscribed: This may Certify all whom it may Concern; that the Bearer hereof______is an Inlisted MONTROSs at his MAJEFTY`S NORTH-BATTERY, in Boston, under my Command. Given under my Hand this_____In the_____year of his Majefty`s reign; also inscribed P Revere Sculp c.r., (tear u.l.), sheet size 9 1/2 x 10 in., unframed. $200-300 820. Seven Small Engravings of American Scenes, early 19th century, Nahant Hotel, by John Ritto Penninman, View of the Ruins of Ticonderoga Forts on Lake Champlain, by H. Reinagle; The Woodlands Near Philadelphia the Seat of Wm. Hamilton Esqr., by William Strickland after William Birch; A View of Fort McHenry, by Richard G. Harrison; Come Macdonnoughs Farm-House, on Cumberland Bay, Lake Champlain, by H. Reinagle; Philadelphia: View on the Shores of Rhode Island, by C. Fraser; and Near Berthier on the St. Lawrence, by Alexander Robinson, with hand-coloring, (imperfections), sheet sizes ranging from 4 x 5 to 4 3/4 x 8 1/2 in., all unframed. $100-150

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823. Cast Iron Fire Association of Philadelphia Fire Mark, c. 1860-70, deep convex oval with FA over fire hydrant and hose issuing water in relief, painted black over earlier gilt, (rust, two small losses), 10 3/4 x 7 1/2 in. $300-500 824. Kingsbury Toys Fire Station and Fire Pumper Truck in Original Wood Box, Keene, New Hampshire, early 20th century, pressed steel Automatic Fire Station, model no. 8823, embossed lettering FIRE STATION 8 above double doors, a wind-up mechanism on the roof opens the doors and rings a bell, original red and green paint and original wooden crate with impressed Kingsbury Toys label, together with a pressed steel fire pumper truck with cast iron driver, rubber tires, and two turned wooden elements, bell rings when vehicle is pushed, original paint, (minor paint losses), station ht. 10, wd. 9, dp. 13 1/4, fire truck ht. 6 1/8, lg. 9 3/4 in. $1,200-1,500 825. Polychrome-painted Cast Iron Mechanical Tammany Bank, manufactured by J. & E. Stevens Co., Cromwell, Connecticut, c. 1873, by placing a coin in the figures hand, the weight of the coin causes the hand to lower and deposit the coin into his coat pocket, his head also nods, with impressed PATD DEC 23 1873 mark on back of chair, (minor paint wear), ht. 5 3/4 in. $300-500 826. Cast Bronze Gamecock Garden Faucet Handle, 19th century, painted black with bronze faucet, total ht. 17 3/4, lg. 7 in. $100-150 827. Painted Cast Iron Eagle and Eaglets Mechanical Bank, manufactured by J. & E. Stevens Co., Cromwell, Connecticut, P. Jan 23 1883, by placing a coin in the eagles beak and depressing the snake-form lever, the eagle leans forward to feed her eaglets depositing the coin from her beak into the nest, with coin receptacle and raised makers mark on the base, (paint wear, lacking coin retrieval plug on base), ht. 6 1/4 in. $200-300 828. Cast Iron Golfer Doorstop, America, early 20th century, the figure in a swinging pose wearing a maroon jacket and light blue knickers, (paint wear), ht. 9 3/4, wd. 6 7/8 in. $100-150 829. Painted Cast Iron Sunbonnet Baby Doorstop, America, early 20th century, original paint, the figure wearing a red bonnet with white lace trim and blue bow, and a blue dress, raised 72 mark on back, (minor paint losses), ht. 6 5/8, wd. 3 3/4, dp. 2 in. $200-400 830. Polychrome Painted Cast Iron Pot of Tulips Doorstop, America, late 19th/early 20th century, (paint losses), ht. 8 3/4, wd. 7 3/8 in. $300-500 831. Cast Iron Reclining Cat Doorstop, America, early 20th century, painted black and white with green eyes, (paint losses, repaint), ht. 5 1/2, wd. 10 1/4, dp. 5 3/8 in. $200-400

821. Paint-decorated Leather Fire Bucket, America, c. 1822, the bucket with leather handle, black-painted lettering S. APPLEBY in a red and yellow banner over E.F.C./1822 surrounded by scrolled foliage, on a dark olive green ground with red-painted collar and band around the base, ht. to top of collar 13 1/2 in. $2,000-2,500 822. Framed Engraved Alert Eagle Fire Society Members Notice and Legend, D. Staniford, delineator, Boston, c. 1800, dated February 25, 1800, the engraved notice with hand-coloring requests the member to attend the Alert Eagle Fire Society meeting at Concert Hall, the inscriptions are embellished with symbolic figures, scene, and elements all explained on a hand-inscribed explanation of the device written on a paper affixed to the interior of the back panel, the central reserve for example depicts A ship with the buildings on long wharf on fire; in the back ground, Dorchester heights, and vesfels sailing down the harbor..., (toning, edge losses, staining), 7 1/2 x 6 1/2 in., in original molded giltwood frame. Note: See Bag, Bucket, Bedkey and Screw Driver, by Lawrence B. Romaine, Volume: 47, Number: 167, Issue: Winter 1957, from Old-Time New England Articles, Historic New England, which discusses the Fire Society, instituted in Boston on March 5, 1799, to fight fires and protect the safety of the Citizens; a copy of the article accompanies the notice. $300-500

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832. Cast Iron Squirrel Doorstop, America, late 19th/early 20th century, cast as a squirrel seated on a log, with remains of old rubber bumpers on back of base, ht. 11 1/2, wd. 9 3/4 in. $400-600 833. Painted Cast Iron Penguin Doorstop, Taylor Cooke, America, c. 1930, signed on the back No. 1 1930 Taylor Cook, (minor paint losses), ht. 9 3/8, wd. 5 3/8 in. Note: Given to its owner as thanks for saving a life in the 1938 flood of the Connecticut River. $800-1,200 834. Polychrome-painted Cast Iron Lady with Basket of Flowers Doorstop, Bradley & Hubbard Manufacturing Co., Meriden, Connecticut, late 19th/early 20th century, she holds a basket of flowers and a parasol and stands on a rectangular base with green and blue diamond pattern, painted in soft pastel tones, raised B & H/7796 marks on the reverse, with rubber bumpers on back of lower base, ht. 11 1/4, wd. 7 in. Literature: For a similar example see Doorstops, by Jeanne Bertoia, Schroeder Publishing, 1985, p. 30. $600-800 835. Black-painted Cast Iron Eagle Hitching Post, America, 19th century, ht. 34 1/4 in. $400-600

836. Cast Iron Figural Andirons, America, late 19th/early 20th century, cast in the form of a black man wearing a waistcoat with tails, squatting with hands on knees, the billet bar with raised makers mark HARPER, vestiges of paint remaining, (wear, paint loss), ht. 16 3/4, wd. 10, dp. 17 1/2 in. $400-600 837. American School, 19th Century Portrait of the Steam Locomotive Toppan Robie of the Portland and Rochester Railroad. Unsigned. Oil on panel, 10 1/2 x 17 3/4 in., in a period molded giltwood frame. Condition: Small scratch on coal car c.l., surface grime, panel slightly bowed. Literature: The Rise and Fall of the York & Cumberland Rail Road, an article by William C. Pierce, a photocopy of the article accompanies the painting. Note: The Portland and Rochester Railroad was a portion of a railroad line that linked the city of Worcester, Massachusetts, to the city of Portland, Maine, via the New Hampshire cities of Nashua and Rochester by merging several small railroads together. The York and Cumberland line was reorganized as the Portland and Rochester Railroad in 1867, with a connection to the Grand Trunk Railway in Portland, and was completed to Rochester in 1871. The engine was named after Toppan Robie, a leading citizen and benefactor of the town of Gorham, Maine, and the surrounding countryside. He was born in 1782 in Candia, New Hampshire. At an early age he became a store clerk, and later opened his own business in Gorham, Maine, T. & T. S. Robie, with his brother Thomas S., which continued for sixty years, during which time Robie held nearly every office in town. He also was a Representative to the Massachusetts Legislature for six terms before Maine became a state, and was in the first two Legislatures of Maine. $6,000-8,000

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838. Engraved Powder Horn, WILLIAM FARWELL YE 1773, having allover incised decoration including an Indian figure, assorted birds, fish and animals, the sun, and an angel, undulating vines, and geometric bands; with faceted spout the and wavy edged plug end, the plug painted green with pricked W, (chip on plug end), lg. 19 3/4, dia. 3 1/4 in. $1,500-2,500 839. American School, 19th Century Portrait of a Young Military Officer. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 21 x 17 in., in a period grain-painted and giltwood frame, The back of the stretcher with partial paper Boston trade label Sold By Frost & [A]dams. Condition: Very good, cleaned and varnished. $400-600

840. Brass, Steel, and Walnut Pistol-form Flintlock Tinder Lighter, England, c. 1780, with scrolled brass mounts and trigger guard, simulated barrel can be opened for use, carved walnut grip, ht. 4 3/4, lg. 9 1/8 in. $400-600 841. Engraved Brass and Steel and Walnut Pistol-form Flintlock Tinder Lighter, HIND/LEICESTER, England, 18th century, with stylized flag, maker, and city engraved on the side and top, brass stand, foliate engraved steel trigger guard, walnut grip, ht. 3 7/8, lg. 5 1/2 in. $600-800 842. Engraved Brass and Steel and Walnut Pocket Pistol-form Flintlock Tinder Lighter, probably England, c. 1780, with foliate and oval reserve engraved on the side, brass mounts, and sunburst engraved steel trigger guard, walnut grip, ht. 3 7/8, lg. 5 1/8 in. $600-800

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843. Brass, Steel, and Walnut Pistol-form Flintlock Tinder Lighter, England, c. 1780, with scrolled brass stand, candle holder, steel flint holder, striker, and trigger guard, carved walnut grip, ht. 5 1/8, lg. 6 5/8 in. $600-800 844. Steel Flintlock Tinder Lighter, probably England, 18th century, with candle socket and knob handle, ht. 3, lg. 7 3/8 in. $800-1,200 845. Steel Pistol-form Flintlock Tinder Lighter, probably England, 18th century, with candle socket and faceted knob foot, ht. 4 1/2, lg. 7 1/2 in. $800-1,200 846. Civil War-era Sword and Scabbard, W.H. Horstmann & Sons, New York, and Philadelphia, 1843-62, single-edged blade with 12-in. false edge, etched with a panoply of arms, eagle and shield, flags, EPLURIBUS UNUM on a banner, and U.S. interspersed with scrolled floral and foliate designs, marked W. H. Horstmann/& Sons/ Philadelphia, the top of the blade is etched IRON PROOF, double strand and twisted wire wrapped shagreen grip, the iron guard with pierced spreadwing eagle design, iron scabbard, blade lg. 32 1/2, overall lg. 39 1/2 in. $1,500-2,500 847. Pair of Wrought Iron Shackles with Framed Document Supporting Use by Slave Owner, c. 1816, the ink on paper document inscribed The hiring of the slaves belonging to the Estate of Wm Blythe decd for the year 1816/Sam hired to James Blythe for----$76/Hannah hired to Ben Elloberly for ---35 (total ) $111, and The hiring the same for the year 1817/Sam hired to James Blythe for----$90/Hannah hired to Ben Elloberly for ---37.50 (total ) $127.50 (signed) Joseph Barnett Adm. $600-800 848. Painted Zeta Beta Tau Fraternity Paddle, America, early 20th century, painted green white and black with black lettering, (paint wear), lg. 30 in. Note: Zeta Beta Tau was founded in 1898 as the nations first Jewish fraternity. $300-500 849. Seven Carved and Painted Wooden Figures, late 19th/early 20th century, carved softwood male and female heads on tapered post bodies ending in a booted foot, weathered cream-colored and black paint over earlier yellow and red paint, (losses), ht. 15 1/2-16 in. $400-600 850. Castle-form Clock Case, America, 19th century, the central tower with crenellated top, round opening for clock, flanked by ropetwist columns, painted red and black with gilt accents, (minor imperfections), ht. 15, wd. 22 1/2, dp. 5 1/2 in. $600-800

851. Carved and Painted Wood Tramp Art Rattle, America, late 19th century, the rattle with notched slats with pointed tips fitted to form a cube, painted red, white, and blue, shaped maple handle, (minor losses), lg. 10 in. $300-500 852. Folk Carved Wood Staff with Snakes, America, late 19th/early 20th century, knob finial on tapering slender shaft encircled by two reliefcarved snakes, with stand, ht. 62 in. $300-500 853. Inlaid Mahogany Folk Art Dressing Mirror Stand, 19th century, stylized rooftop framework with arched windows on cupola and spires, geometric inlay on swivel mirror frame molding, over a lift-top compartment with conforming inlay, (minor repair), ht. 25 1/2, wd. 16 1/4, dp. 7 1/2 in. $300-500 854. Painted Mansard Roof Dollhouse, America, third quarter 19th century, two story tin and wood constructed house with applied molding, arched door and glazed windows with interior molding, the exterior painted puce, interior painted gray with white trim, (minor imperfections), ht. 22 3/4, wd. 15 1/2, dp. 25 1/2 in. $400-600 855. Small Carved Maple and Brass Puzzle Box, America or Continental, early 19th century, fish-shaped box studded with brass tacks, dia. 3 1/4 in. $75-125 856. Flocked Papier-mch French Bulldog Pull-toy, early 20th century, nodding head with glass eyes, the chain leash pull opens hinged mouth and dog barks, fringed collar, rolls on wood casters, ht. 15, lg. 18 1/2 in. $800-1,200 857. Painted Papier-mch Mask of a Black Mans Head Wearing a Top Hat, late 19th/early 20th century, (losses, tears), ht. 16 in. $400-600 858. Early Small Sheet Iron Rooster Weather Vane, America, late 18th/ early 19th century, cutout figure joined with iron rivets, with stand, (old losses), overall ht. 9 3/4, lg. 10 3/4 in. $300-500 859. Tabletop Kaleidoscope, C.C. Bush & Co., Providence, Rhode Island, c. 1873, simulated black leather paper covering the paper composition cylinder, the object chamber filled with bits of glass and beads, turned with brass ships wheel-form mechanism with impressed makers marks, supported on a turned mahogany shaft and round base, (minor wear), ht. 13 1/2 in. $400-600

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860. Zoetrope Optical Toy, 19th century, probably handmade, the wallpaper-covered pressed-paper drum rests on a round stepped wooden base, with fourteen early 20th century double-sided printed animation strips in color and black and white, (imperfections), ht. 16 in. $300-500 861. Molded Copper Black Hawk Weather Vane, attributed to A.J. Harris & Co., Boston, late 19th century, flattened molded sheet copper body, mane, and tail, mounted on a copper rod, original verdigris surface with traces of yellow sizing and gilt, no stand, (seam separations, dents), ht. 20 1/4, lg. 25 in. $7,000-10,000 862. Molded Copper Hackney Stallion Weather Vane, J.W. Fiske, New York City, late 19th century, flattened full-body sheet copper figure mounted on a copper rod, original surface with traces of gilding and yellow sizing over dark brown patina and verdigris, including stand, (dents, losses to ears, three repaired bullet holes), overall ht. 29 3/4, lg. 30 1/2 in. Provenance: Vanderbilt Family, Oakland Farms, Portsmouth, Rhode Island. $2,000-3,000

863. Gilt-copper Prancing Horse Weather Vane, W.A. Snow Co., Boston, Massachusetts, 1885-c. 1940, molded flattened full-figure horse, mounted on a copper rod, weathered gilding and yellow sizing over natural occurring dark brown patina with traces of verdigris, including stand, (bullet holes, seam separations), overall ht. 37 1/4, lg. 27 1/2 in. $2,000-3,000

864. Diminutive Cast Zinc and Molded Copper Index Horse Weather Vane, J. Howard & Co., West Bridgewater, Massachusetts, c. 1860, the front portion of the body of cast zinc, with molded hollow copper mid- and hind-sections, applied copper ears, mane, and unusual fullbody tail, mounted on an iron strap base fastened with copper clips, weathered verdigris and yellow sized surface with traces of gilding, no stand, (lacking front leg, pitting/corrosion to zinc), ht. 16, lg. 19 1/2 in. Literature: A similar example is illustrated in The Art of The Weathervane by Steve Miller, Schiffer Publishing, Pennsylvania, 1984, p. 20. $1,500-2,500

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865. Molded Gilt Copper Ethan Allen Running Horse Weather Vane, Cushing & White, Waltham, Massachusetts, late 19th/early 20th century, full-body molded sheet copper figure mounted on a copper rod with original oval embossed copper manufacturers tag, affixed to rod, ht. 16 3/4, lg. 25 1/4 in. $800-1,200

866. Gilded Molded Copper and Cast Iron Running Horse Weather Vane, America, late 19th century, flattened molded sheet copper figure with cast iron head, mounted on a copper rod, re-gilded, with earlier verdigris patina visible under gilt losses, no stand, (rusty surface on head, evidence of patched bullet holes, losses on mane), ht. 18 1/4, lg. 27 1/4 in. Provenance: It is reported that this weather vane was salvaged from a home in Newton, Massachusetts, when Rt. 9 was put in. $1,200-1,800

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867. Mahogany and Cast Iron Upholstered Jockey Scale, W. & T. Avery, Birmingham, England, ht. 37, seat ht. 22 in. $4,000-6,000

868. Molded Zinc Wall-mount Horse Head Saddlery Trade Sign, 19th century, with traces of gilding, ht. 18 1/2, wd. 15, dp. 15 1/2 in. $1,000-1,500

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869. Currier & Ives, publishers (American, 1857-1907) THE CHAMPION PACER JOHNSTON, BY BASHAW GOLDDUST., 1884 (Conningham, 968). Identified in inscriptions in the matrix. Lithograph with hand-coloring on paper, sheet size 23 1/2 x 31 1/8 in., in a period molded walnut frame with gilt liner. Condition: Margins of 2 1/8 in. or more, toning, stains, paper slightly rippled. $1,500-2,000 870. Large Cast Iron Indian Deer Hunter Sculpture, the Indian standing with one knee upon a small deer poised to stab his prey with arm raised and knife in hand, (rusty surface), ht. 60, wd. 25, dp. 28 in. $3,000-5,000

871. Painted Cast Iron Whippet Garden Figure, reportedly Italy, late 19th century, seated full-body figure with inset glass eyes, painted tan, (crack to rear leg), ht. 18 1/2 in. $1,000-2,000 872. Painted Cast Iron Duck Garden Figure, America, early 20th century, cast in two sections, the figure standing on a mound with foliage, worn red, black, and green paint, ht. 13 3/8 in. $200-300 873. Cast Iron Sink Box Duck Decoy, America, 19th century, ht. 8 7/8, lg. 16 1/2 in. $300-500

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874. White-painted Cast Iron Rabbit Garden Ornament, America, probably early 20th century, (paint losses), seated figure, ht. 12 in. $300-500 875. Wrought Iron and Wood Hanging Shelf, attributed to the Rochester Iron Works, Rochester, New Hampshire, late 19th century, shaped cast iron grid crest centered with a lyre, over four graduating shelves, shaped sides with gothic arches and lattice, ht. 41 1/2, wd. 31 1/2, dp. 9 in. $400-600 876. Yellow-painted and Pierced Cast Iron Urn of Flowers Architectural Panel, America, late 19th century, with thistles and flower blossoms issuing from a stylized vase, yellow paint over earlier green, mounted on a later painted wooden plinth, overall ht. 24 5/8 in. $300-500 877. Cast Iron Carpenter Tools Doorstop, America, early 20th century, relief molded tools on rectangular panel with remains of red, yellow, and blue paint, (paint losses), ht. 6 3/4, wd. 11 in. $200-250 878. Five Brass and Bronze Shoe and Boot Mantel Ornaments, late 19th century, sheet metal with applied and engraved details, one is a spill vase, ht. 3 1/2-6 3/8 in. $200-250 879. Painted Cast Iron Christmas Tree Stand, America, late 19th/early 20th century, square stand with pierced canted sides with fruiting branches, deer, hearts, and holly motifs in relief, painted red and green, ht. 4 1/2, 12 3/4 x 12 3/4 in. $300-500 880. Painted Cast Iron Log-form Christmas Tree Stand, America, early 20th century, painted brown, mounted on two perpendicular iron bars and four rubber feet, ht. 8, wd. 12, lg. 11 3/4 in. $300-500 881. Painted Victorian Cast Plaster Reclining Spaniel Figure, late 19th century, with inset glass eyes, ht. 5 1/4, wd. 12 1/2, lg. 16 1/2 in. $300-500

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887. Relief-carved and Painted Wood Bootmakers Trade Sign, America, early 19th century, applied molding across the top of wide pine panel with two relief-carved boots flanking three shoes, above the inscription E. STEARNS, weathered paint, 19 1/2 x 54 in. $800-1,200 888. Painted Wood Tires Repaired Sign, America, early 20th century, long rectangular panel with applied molding, black lettering on a red ground, 85 1/2 x 12 in. $600-800 889. MAIL/RECEIVED/TO GO Painted Wall Box, America, late 19th/early 20th century, two-tiered pine wall box, painted gray with black lettering, ht. 21 1/2, wd. 10 1/2, dp. 6 1/4 in. $300-500 890. Painted Wood Lincoln Square Garage Sign, Boston, early to mid20th century, rectangular panel with breadboard ends, painted yellow with black lettering: LINCOLN SQUARE GARAGE/CHEVROLET SERVICE STRICTLY FIREPROOF, with a red arrow marked MILFORD M., (panel slightly bowed), 11 1/2 x 36 1/4 in. $300-500 891. OGUNQUIT THE TOWN! Painted Sign, Maine, early to mid-20th century, wood panel painted creamy white with black lettering, (minor edge losses), 11 1/2 x 60 in. $150-250 892. Painted Wood Novelties Sign, America, early 20th century, long rectangular panel with rounded ends and chamfered edges, painted white with black lettering, 60 x 7 3/4 in. $200-300 893. American School, 20th Century Lake Trout. Unsigned. Oil on wood panel, 12 x 34 1/4 in., with applied molding. Condition: Minor splits on panel, otherwise very good. $800-1,200 894. Painted Wood FRESH FISH Sign, America, mid-20th century, cutout pine panel fish figure painted gray on one side with black lettering, (paint losses), ht. 11 1/2, lg. 36 1/4 in. $300-500 895. Painted Iron Saw HERRICKS SAW MILL Sign, Ipswich, Massachusetts, area, 19th century, scrolled wrought iron fixture with chains supporting a circular saw, white painted lettering on one side, ht. 45 1/2, dp. 32 1/4 in. $400-600 896. Iron and Wood Tricycle, probably America, late 19th century, old surface, overall ht. 34, overall lg. 45 in. $400-600

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882. Painted Cast Iron and Zinc Jewelers Trade Sign, America, late 19th century, double-sided pocket watch form sign with white-painted convex zinc dial with black-painted numerals and lettered J.R. Anderson JEWELER, the cast iron frame with raised inscriptions WATCHES/CLOCKS/JEWELRY, with brown paint over earlier painted and gilded surfaces, (paint losses), ht. 39 1/2, wd. 30 in. $1,200-1,500 883. Pair of Painted Sheet Iron Plumbing Trade Signs, New Jersey, c. 1910, cutout faucet-shaped heavy sheet iron signs painted yellow with red outlined border and red outlined black lettering HARRY L. STILLWELL PLUMBING & HEATING/LOGAN, (minor paint loss), ht. 32, lg. 45 in. $1,200-1,500 884. Pair of Painted Scrolled Cast Iron Architectural Elements, 19th century, ht. 23, wd. 12 5/8 in. $200-400 885. Cast Iron Pocket Watch-form Jewelers Trade Sign, America, late 19th century, double-sided, gilt cast iron frame, painted zinc dial with black Arabic numerals on a white ground, with stand, (paint and gilt wear), overall ht. 27 1/2, wd. 17 1/2 in. $1,000-1,500 886. Painted Wood Plumbing and Heating Trade Sign, late 19th/early 20th century, large rectangular sign with applied molding, gilt lettering GEO.B. OAKLEY REGISTERED PLUMBING AND HEATING on a black smalt ground, 31 3/4 x 64 in. $600-800

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897. Molded Copper Running Fox Weather Vane, America, mid-20th century, full-body figure mounted on a copper rod, weathered gilded surface over yellow sizing with traces of verdigris, with wood stand, (seam separation, portion of rod loose, four soldered bullet holes), overall ht. 17 1/2, lg. 32 in. $2,500-3,500 898. Molded Copper Eagle Weather Vane, America, early 20th century, full-body spreadwing figure standing on a copper sphere, verdigris surface on dark copper patina, no stand, (minor seam separation), ht. 16 1/4, wd. 25, lg. 14 1/2 in. $200-300

899. Molded Zinc Rooster Weather Vane, America, 20th century, full-body figure standing on a small sphere, with stand, overall ht. 24 3/4, lg. 18 in. $600-800 900. Molded Copper Whale Weather Vane, America, 20th century, flattened full-body figure, verdigris surface, no stand, (dents), overall ht. 20 3/4, lg. 36 1/4 in. $400-600

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901. Carved Walnut Spreadwing Eagle Figure, inscribed WENGEN JANUAR 31 1913 on base, finely carved figure perched on carved rockery, (minor imperfections), ht. 19, wd. 22 in. $800-1,200 902. Currier & Ives, publishers (American, 1857-1907) AMERICAN HUNTING SCENES: An Early Start., 1863 (Conningham, 173). Identified in inscriptions in the matrix. Lithograph with handcoloring on paper, sheet size 24 x 32 1/8 in., in a period frame. Condition: Margins 2 1/4 in. or more, toning, stains, foxing prevalent to left edge and back, loss l.l. corner. Note: This lithograph ranks no. 41 in the New Best 50, large folio. $2,000-4,000

903. John James Audubon (French/American, 1785-1851) Night Heron or Qua Bird., plate 363, No. 9-1, from the second folio edition of The Birds of America, chromolithograph on paper, printed by Bien, New York, c. 1860, 25 7/8 x 38 1/4 in., framed. Condition: One tear into image about 1 1/2 in. c.l., toning, three left side edge tears, crease u.r., loss l.l. corner. $2,000-3,000 904. Carved and Painted Mahogany Masonic Wall Shelf, America, late 19th century, shaped and molded shelf with numerous pierced and relief-carved Masonic symbols, painted gold and silver, ht. 22 3/8, wd. 12 5/8, dp. 6 3/8 in. $1,000-1,500

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906. Artist-designed Carved and Painted Shaker Chair, Stephen Huneck (American, 1948-2010), c. 1991, contructed of maple and basswood, original painted surface, ht. 46 1/2, wd. 24 1/2, dp. 21 in. $800-1,200 907. Two Wire and Painted Wood Birdcages, America, late 19th century, rectangular, one painted red with arched top; and one double-sided black-painted ornamented with scrolled wirework, ht. 16 3/4, 12 1/2 in., respectively. $300-500 908. Painted Wooden Rake, America, l9th century, mortise-and-tenon constructed, with the initials E.L. inscribed on the shaft, a portion of the rake painted blue, (losses) lg. 9 1/2, wd. 31 in. $300-500 909. Stone Trough, America, 18th/19th century, demilune-shaped trough, ht. 8 3/4, wd. 36, dp. 18 1/4 in. Provenance: Ex Marna Anderson collection. $400-600

910. Pair of Fancy Wicker Armchairs, Haywood-Wakefield, late 19th century, the shaped backs continuing to arms above woven backs and open scrollwork, on rattan seats and four wrapped wooden legs, (imperfections), ht. 35, seat ht. 15 3/4 in. $800-1,200 911. Thomas Moser Cherry and Ash Dining Table and Eight Windsorstyle Armchairs, Massachusetts, late 20th century, table ht. 30, lg. 72, dp. 48, with 22-in. leaf; chairs ht. 40 1/2, seat ht. 18 in. $2,500-3,500 912. Kurd Rug, Northwest Persia, late 19th century, (even wear to center, minor end reweaves), 7 ft. x 5 ft. 9 in. $1,200-1,500 913. South Caucasian Rug, last quarter 19th century, (small areas of wear, black oxidation, end fraying, some selvage damage, small hole), 6 ft. 7 in. x 3 ft. 6 in. $1,000-1,200 914. Kazak Rug, Southwest Caucasus, late 19th/early 20th century, (two very small holes, small edge creases, minor moth damage, slight end fraying), 8 ft. x 5 ft. 6 in. $800-1,200 915. Heriz Carpet, Northwest Persia, second quarter 20th century, (slight end fraying, small linear stain), 10 ft. x 8 ft. $1,500-2,000 916. South Caucasian Long Rug, last quarter 19th century, (even wear to center, rewoven end, reovercast), 11 ft. x 4 ft. $1,000-1,200

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905. Framed Masonic Apron, America, 19th century, engraved white leather inscribed Engd by A. Reed for Br. S. Demey under the flap, edged with faded pink silk ribbon, depicting the all-seeing eye and rising sun, pillars, pavement, and numerous small symbols, 15 x 17 in., mounted in a molded oak frame. $100-150

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917. Central Anatolian Kelim, second half 19th century, (several holes in oxidized black areas, small repairs), 12 ft. 8 in. x 4 ft. 10 in. $1,000-1,200 918. Beshir Rug, West Turkestan, second half 19th century, (areas of wear, reovercast, minor end fraying, some flatweave restoration), 6 ft. 10 in. x 4 ft. 11 in. $1,000-1,200 919. Heriz Carpet, Northwest Persia, second quarter 20th century, (small areas of wear), 12 ft. 10 in. x 10 ft. $1,500-2,000 920. Akstafa Long Rug, Southeast Caucasus, last quarter 19th century, (even wear to center, slight end repair), 8 ft. 4 in. x 3 ft. 6 in. $1,000-1,200 921. Kuba Kelim, Northeast Caucasus, late 19th century, (severe dark brown oxidation in parts of main border, reovercast), 10 ft. 9 in. x 6 ft. 6 in. $700-900 922. Serab Long Rug, Northwest Persia, late 19th/early 20th century, (areas of minor wear, small corner gouge), 9 ft. 6 in. x 3 ft. 4 in. $1,000-1,200

923. Mahal Carpet, West Persia, last quarter 19th century, (areas of wear, two outermost guard stripes missing from both ends), 17 ft. 8 in. x 9 ft. 4 in. $1,500-2,000 924. Kurd Rug, South Caucasus, late 19th century, (even wear, rewoven ends, reovercast), 9 ft. 5 in. x 5 ft. 6 in. $1,000-1,200 925. Qashqai Rug, Southwest Persia, late 19th century, (even wear to center), 7 ft. 10 in. x 5 ft. $1,000-1,200 926. Kuba Rug, Northeast Caucasus, last quarter 19th century, (areas of wear, creases, crease repair), 5 ft. 4 in. x 3 ft. 8 in. $400-600 927. Bashir Main Carpet, West Turkestan, last quarter 19th century, (even wear to center), 11 ft. 9 in. x 5 ft. 2 in. $2,000-3,000 928. Bidjou Prayer Rug, Northeast Caucasus, last quarter 19th century, (corner and edge gouges, crease, small repairs, brown oxidation), 5 ft. 9 in. x 3 ft. 6 in. $800-1,000

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929. Shirvan Long Rug, East Caucasus, second half 19th century, (areas of wear, hole, selvage damage, end fraying), 9 ft. 2 in. x 2 ft. 11 in. $1,000-1,200 930. Ersari Chuval, West Turkestan, second half 19th century, (creases and small spots of wear, very small hole, reovercast, end fraying), 4 ft. 10 in. x 3 ft. $500-700 931. South Caucasian Long Rug, last quarter 19th century, (even wear to center, minor end reweaves), 12 ft. 8 in. x 3 ft. 5 in. $1,000-1,200 932. Karabagh Rug, South Caucasus, last quarter 19th century, (minor reweaves on both ends, areas of re-piling, brown oxidation), 7 ft. 3 in. x 3 ft. 9 in. $800-1,000 933. Karachoph Kazak Rug, Southwest Caucasus, second half 19th century, (areas of restoration and wear, end fraying), 7 ft. 3 in. x 5 ft. 9 in. $1,500-2,000 934. Karabagh Corridor Rug, South Caucasus, dated 1886, (even wear), 18 ft. 10 in. x 5 ft. 4 in. $800-1,000 935. Baluch Rug, Northeast Persia, late 19th century, (brown oxidation, some selvage damage), 5 ft. 8 in. x 3 ft. 2 in. $400-600 936. Kurd Long Rug, Northwest Persia, last quarter 19th century, (one end rewoven, areas of restoration), 9 ft. 6 in. x 4 ft. 4 in. $800-1,000 937. Afshar Rug, South Persia, late 19th/early 20th century, (areas of wear), 5 ft. 8 in. x 4 ft. $800-1,000 938. Heriz Rug, Northwest Persia, second quarter 20th century, 4 ft. 7 in. x 3 ft. 6 in. $600-800 939. Bidjar Rug, Northwest Persia, last quarter 19th century, (even wear), 7 ft. 7 in. x 4 ft. 7 in. $1,000-1,200 940. Ersari Ensi, West Turkestan, last quarter 19th century, (even wear to center, small hole, reovercast, some glue to back), 5 ft. 8 in. x 4 ft. 4 in. $500-700

941. Avar Rug, Northeast Caucasus, late 19th century, (brown oxidation, slight end fraying, reovercast), 4 ft. 4 in. x 2 ft. 8 in. $500-700 942. Baluch Rug, Northeast Persia, early 20th century, (crease, small areas of wear, black oxidation), 6 ft. 8 in. x 3 ft. 6 in. $700-900 943. Afshar Rug, South Persia, late 19th/early 20th century, (wear to center, end fraying), 6 ft. x 4 ft. 7 in. $500-700 944. Gendje Long Rug, South central Caucasus, last quarter 19th century, (small spots of wear, minor end reweaves, edge repairs, slight moth damage), 8 ft. 10 in. x 3 ft. 4 in. $600-800 945. Two Kurd Bagfaces, Northwest Persia, late 19th/early 20th century, 2 ft. 2 in. x 2 in., and 1 ft. 10 in. x 1 ft. 9 in. $500-700 946. Shirvan Prayer Rug, East Caucasus, last quarter 19th century, (areas of re-piling, minor end reweave), 5 ft. 3 in. x 2 ft. 10 in. $400-600 947. Kurd Rug, Northwest Persia, late 19th/early 20th century, (even wear to center, end fraying on one end, small edge repair), 8 ft. x 5 ft. 4 in. $600-800 948. Ersari Main Carpet, West Turkestan, second half 19th century, (areas of wear, creases, outer guard stripe missing from both ends and one edge), 7 ft. 2 in. x 5 ft. 9 in. $400-600 949. Kurd Bagface, Northwest Persia, late 19th/early 20th century, (reovercast), 2 ft. 4 in. x 2 ft. 2 in. $300-500 950. Yomud Asmalyk, West Turkestan, last quarter 19th century, (small edge patch, slight moth damage, re-overcast), 4 ft. x 2 ft. 4 in. $400-600 951. Afshar Rug, South Persia, early 20th century, (small areas of wear, crease, small hole), 6 ft. 7 in. x 4 ft. 8 in. $500-700

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From Boston and Points East: Take the Massachusetts Turnpike (Route 90) West to Route 495 North at exit 11A. Proceed on Route 495N to exit 23C, Simarano Drive. Keep left at the fork in the ramp. At the bottom of the exit ramp take a left at the lights onto Simarano Drive. Take a right at the next light on Cedar Hill Street. Skinner is at #274 on the left. From Points North: Take Route 495 South to exit 23C, Simarano Drive. Stay left at the fork in the ramp, and turn left onto Simarano Drive. Take a right at the next light on Cedar Hill Street. Skinner is at #274 on the left. From Points West: Take 290 East toward Marlborough. Merge onto Route 495 South via exit 26A, toward Cape Cod. Take the Simarano Drive exit, 23C. Stay left at the fork in the ramp, and turn left onto Simarano Drive. Take a right at the next light on Cedar Hill Street. Skinner is at #274 on the left. From Points South: Take Route 495 North to exit 23C, Simarano Drive. At the bottom of the exit ramp take a left at the lights onto Simarano Drive. Take a right at the next light on Cedar Hill Street. Skinner is at #274 on the left.

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Skinner, Inc. - Conditions of Sale


1. Some of the lots in this sale are offered subject to a reserve. The reserve is a confidential minimum price agreed upon by the consignor and Skinner, Inc. below which the lot will not be sold. In most cases, the reserve will be set below the estimated range, but in no case will it exceed the estimates listed. A representative of Skinner, Inc. will execute such reserves by bidding for the consignor. In any event and whether or not a lot is subject to a reserve, the auctioneer may reject any bid or raise not commensurate with the value of such lot. 2. All property is sold as is, and neither the auctioneer nor any consignor makes any warranties or representation of any kind or nature with respect to the property, and in no event shall they be responsible for the correctness, nor deemed to have made any representation or warranty, of description, genuineness, authorship, attribution, provenance, period, culture, source, origin, or condition of the property and no statement made at the sale, or in the bill of sale, or invoice or elsewhere shall be deemed such a warranty of representation or an assumption of liability. 3. Except as provided in paragraph 1 above, the highest bidder as determined by the auctioneer shall be the purchaser. In the case of a disputed bid, the auctioneer shall have sole discretion in determining the purchaser and may also, at his or her election, withdraw the lot or reoffer the lot for sale. 4. All merchandise purchased must be paid for and removed from the premises the day of the auction. Skinner Inc. may impose, and the purchaser agrees to pay, a monthly interest charge of 1.5% of the purchase price of any lot or item lot not paid for within thirty-five (35) days of the date of sale. Skinner, Inc. shall have no liability for any damage or loss to property left on its premises for more than three (3) days from the date of sale. If any property has not been removed within three (3) days from the date of sale, at the option of Skinner, Inc. (a) Skinner Inc., may impose, and the purchaser agrees to pay, a monthly storage charge of 1.5% of the purchase price of any lot or portion of a lot not removed within the three days, and/or (b) Skinner Inc. may place the merchandise in a subsequent auction, without Reserve, to be sold to the highest bidder, and after deducting the standard commission and any additional charges that may apply, remit the proceeds to the purchaser. 5. Skinner accepts cash or check for payment. Personal checks will be acceptable only if credit has been established with Skinner, Inc. or if a bank authorization has been received guaranteeing a personal check. Skinner, Inc. reserves the right to hold merchandise purchased by personal check until the check has cleared the bank. The purchaser agrees to pay Skinner, Inc. a handling charge of $25.00 for any check dishonored by the drawee. Please contact Accounting for additional payment methods. Skinner does not accept payment by credit card for merchandise purchases. 6. If the purchaser breaches any of its obligations under these Conditions of Sale, including its obligation to pay in full the purchase price of all items for which it was the highest successful bidder, Skinner Inc. may exercise all of its rights and remedies under the law including, without limitation, (a) canceling the sale and applying any payments made by the purchaser to the damages caused by the purchasers breach, and/or (b) offering at public auction, without reserve, any lot or item for which the purchaser has breached any of its obligations, including its obligation to pay in full the purchase price, holding the purchaser liable for any deficiency plus all costs of sale. 7. In no event will the liability of Skinner, Inc. to any purchaser with respect to any item exceed the purchase price actually paid by such purchaser for such item. 8. Shipping is the responsibility of the purchaser. Upon request, our staff will provide the list of shippers who deliver to destinations within the United States and overseas. Some property that is sold at auction can be subject to laws governing export from the U.S., such as items that include material from some endangered species. Import restrictions from foreign countries are subject to these same governing laws. Granting of licensing for import or export of goods from local authorities is the sole responsibility of the buyer. Denial or delay of licensing will not constitute cancellation or delay in payment for the total purchase price of these lots. 9. All purchases are subject to the Massachusetts 6.25% sales tax unless the purchaser possesses a Massachusetts sales tax exemption number. Exemption numbers from other states are accepted in Massachusetts if presented with a business card or letterhead. Dealers, museums, and other qualifying parties can apply for a Massachusetts exemption number prior to the auction by contacting the Massachusetts Department of Corporations and Taxation at 100 Cambridge Street in Boston. 10. Except for property purchased via on-line Live Auctions, a premium equal to 18.5% of the final bid price up to and including $200,000, plus 10% of the final bid over $200,000, will be applied to each lot sold, to be paid by the Buyer as part of the purchase price. The buyers premium on property purchased via on-line Live Auctions will be in the amount equal to 22.5% of the final bid price up to and including $200,000, plus 15% of the final bid over $200,000. 11. Bidding on any item indicates your acceptance of these terms and all other terms announced at the time of sale whether bidding in person, through a representative, by phone, by Internet, or other absentee bid. 12. Skinner, Inc. and its consignors make no warranty or representation, express or implied, that the purchaser will acquire any copyright or reproduction rights to any lot sold. Skinner, Inc. expressly reserves the right to reproduce any image of the lots sold in this catalogue. The copyright in all images, illustrations and written material produced by or for Skinner, Inc. relating to a lot, including the contents of this catalogue, is, and shall remain at all times, the property of Skinner, Inc. and shall not be used by the purchaser, nor by anyone else, without our prior written consent. 13. These conditions of sale shall be governed by the laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts (excluding the laws applicable to conflicts or choice of law). The buyer/bidder agrees that any suit for the enforcement of this agreement may be brought, and any action against Skinner in connection with the transactions contemplated by this agreement shall be brought, in the courts of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts or any federal court sitting therein. The bidder/buyer consents to the nonexclusive jurisdiction of such courts and waives objections that it may now or hereafter have to the venue of any such suit.
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MARLBOROUGH HOTELS
Courtyard by Marriott 75 Felton St. (exit 24B off 495) Marlborough, MA 508.480.0015 Embassy Suites 123 Boston Post Rd. West (exit 24B off 495) Marlborough, MA 508.485.9500 Hampton Inn 277 Boston Post Rd. West (exit 24B off 495) Marlborough, MA 508.787.9888 Best Western Royal Plaza Hotel 181 Boston Post Road West (exit 24B off 495) Marlborough, MA 508.460.0700 Holiday Inn and Suites 265 Lakeside Ave. (exit 24A off 495) Marlborough, MA 508.481.3000

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Enterprise Car Rental Hotel Pick-up and Delivery 364 Maple Street (Rt. 85) Marlborough, MA 508.480.0221 Hertz Car Rental 410 Maple Street (Rt. 85) Marlborough, MA 508.229.2756

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