Skinner

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Auction 2297

November 6, 2005 11:00AM

11-06-2005 11-06-2005

63 Park Plaza, Boston

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Polychrome Painted Transfer Decorated Earthenware Pitcher Commemorating The Landing of Lafayette at Castle Garden, New York City, Augus

Polychrome Painted Transfer Decorated Earthenware Pitcher Commemorating The Landing of Lafayette at Castle Garden, New York City, Augus

Lot:
1
Sold for:
$10,575$9,000

Polychrome Painted Transfer Decorated Earthenware Pitcher Commemorating The Landing of Lafayette at Castle Garden, New York City, August 16, 1824, American Manufacturing Pottery Company, Jersey More ...

American School, 18th/19th Century    Mourning Picture Locket.

American School, 18th/19th Century Mourning Picture Locket.

Lot:
2
Sold for:
$2,350$2,000

American School, 18th/19th Century Mourning Picture Locket. Unsigned. Black ink on ivory, c. 1800, depicting a woman grieving beside an urn-topped monument inscribed "L. Hall died Nov. 30th 1783, More ...

American School 19th Century    Miniature Portrait of a Girl in a Green Dress Carrying a Basket of Flowers.

American School 19th Century Miniature Portrait of a Girl in a Green Dress Carrying a Basket of Flowers.

Lot:
4
Sold for:
$999$850

American School 19th Century Miniature Portrait of a Girl in a Green Dress Carrying a Basket of Flowers. Unsigned. Watercolor on ivory, depicting a three-quarter length portrait of the girl c. More ...

American School, 19th Century    Miniature Portrait of a Little Girl Wearing a Blue Dress.

American School, 19th Century Miniature Portrait of a Little Girl Wearing a Blue Dress.

Lot:
6
Sold for:
$4,700$4,000

American School, 19th Century Miniature Portrait of a Little Girl Wearing a Blue Dress. Unsigned, inscribed "Daughter of Minister Mallery New England 1827" in pencil on the reverse. Watercolor on More ...

George Washington Brass Inaugural Button

George Washington Brass Inaugural Button

Lot:
7
Sold for:
$2,585$2,200

George Washington Brass Inaugural Button, America, 1789, made for the first inauguration of George Washington in 1789, the round button with a sunburst above a spreadwing eagle and American shield, More ...

American School, 19th Century    Portrait of Mt. Vernon and Grounds Overlooking the Potomac River.

American School, 19th Century Portrait of Mt. Vernon and Grounds Overlooking the Potomac River.

Lot:
8
Unsold
 

American School, 19th Century Portrait of Mt. Vernon and Grounds Overlooking the Potomac River. Unsigned. Charcoal and pastel on sandpaper, 20 1/2 x 30 1/2 in., in a period mahogany veneered More ...

American School, 19th Century    Portrait of Mt. Vernon and Grounds Overlooking the Potomac River.

American School, 19th Century Portrait of Mt. Vernon and Grounds Overlooking the Potomac River.

Lot:
9
Unsold
 

American School, 19th Century Portrait of Mt. Vernon and Grounds Overlooking the Potomac River. Unsigned. Charcoal and pastel on sandpaper, 21 x 30 in., in a period mahogany veneered frame. More ...

Federal Gilt Gesso and Eglomise Mirror

Federal Gilt Gesso and Eglomise Mirror

Lot:
10
Sold for:
$499$425

Federal Gilt Gesso and Eglomise Mirror, probably New England, circa 1810-15, the molded cornice with applied spherules above scratch-carved frieze of drapery and tablet showing a rural cottage, More ...

Queen Anne Walnut and Parcel-gilt Looking Glass

Queen Anne Walnut and Parcel-gilt Looking Glass

Lot:
11
Sold for:
$6,463$5,500

Queen Anne Walnut and Parcel-gilt Looking Glass, England or America, 18th century, the scrolled cresting above a molded frame and gilt incised gesso liner, original condition, (minor imperfections), More ...

Queen Anne Walnut and Parcel-gilt Looking Glass

Queen Anne Walnut and Parcel-gilt Looking Glass

Lot:
12
Sold for:
$4,113$3,500

Queen Anne Walnut and Parcel-gilt Looking Glass, England or America, 18th century, the scrolled cresting above a molded frame and gilt gesso incised liner, old surface, (minor imperfections), ht. 23 More ...

Federal Tiger Maple Carved Mirror

Federal Tiger Maple Carved Mirror

Lot:
13
Sold for:
$1,293$1,100

Federal Tiger Maple Carved Mirror, probably Pennsylvania, circa 1815, the molded cornice above engaged reeded columns flanking the two-part mirror with molded liner, (imperfections), lg. 30 1/4, More ...

Chippendale Mahogany Serpentine Chest of Drawers

Chippendale Mahogany Serpentine Chest of Drawers

Lot:
14
Sold for:
$14,100$12,000

Chippendale Mahogany Serpentine Chest of Drawers, Massachusetts, c. 1760-80, the overhanging molded top with serpentine front above a cockbeaded conforming case of four graduated drawers, all on More ...

Chippendale Mahogany Carved Oxbow Serpentine Slant-lid Desk

Chippendale Mahogany Carved Oxbow Serpentine Slant-lid Desk

Lot:
15
Sold for:
$11,163$9,500

Chippendale Mahogany Carved Oxbow Serpentine Slant-lid Desk, probably Salem, Massachusetts, c. 1760-80, the slant lid opens to an interior of central fan-carved drawer flanked by four valanced More ...

Chippendale Walnut Side Chair

Chippendale Walnut Side Chair

Lot:
16
Sold for:
$2,938$2,500

Chippendale Walnut Side Chair, Pennsylvania, c. 1760-80, the serpentine scratch-beaded crest rail above a vasiform splat and raked stiles above a trapezoidal slip seat on frontal cabriole legs with More ...

Chippendale Walnut Side Chair

Chippendale Walnut Side Chair

Lot:
17
Sold for:
$7,638$6,500

Chippendale Walnut Side Chair, Delaware River Valley, 1760-80, the shaped scratch-beaded crest centering a demilune above a raked vasiform splat and raked shaped stiles, on the trapezoidal More ...

Chippendale Walnut Side Chair

Chippendale Walnut Side Chair

Lot:
18
Sold for:
$2,350$2,000

Chippendale Walnut Side Chair, Pennsylvania, c. 1760-80, the shaped serpentine crest rail above a vasiform splat and raking stiles on trapezoidal slip seat and frontal cabriole legs with shaped knee More ...

Attributed to John Wollaston (British, active 1742-1775)    Boy in a Red Waistcoat and Holding a White Cockatoo.

Attributed to John Wollaston (British, active 1742-1775) Boy in a Red Waistcoat and Holding a White Cockatoo.

Lot:
19
Sold for:
$7,638$6,500

Attributed to John Wollaston (British, active 1742-1775) Boy in a Red Waistcoat and Holding a White Cockatoo. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 23 3/4 x 19 in., in a 20th century gilt carved wood frame. More ...

Two Large Blue Floral Decorated Delft Plates

Two Large Blue Floral Decorated Delft Plates

Lot:
20
Sold for:
$353$300

Two Large Blue Floral Decorated Delft Plates, the Netherlands, 18th century, (glaze wear and rim chips), dia. 11 7/8, 12 1/4 in. More ...

Two Delft Blue Peacock Pattern Plates

Two Delft Blue Peacock Pattern Plates

Lot:
21
Sold for:
$588$500

Two Delft Blue Peacock Pattern Plates, the Netherlands, first half 18th century, (minor rim chips on larger plate), dia. 11 7/8, 8 7/8 in. More ...

Mahogany Inlaid Knife Box

Mahogany Inlaid Knife Box

Lot:
22
Sold for:
$1,058$900

Mahogany Inlaid Knife Box, England, late 18th century, serpentine front with an inlaid compass star on the sloped lid, light and dark string inlay, silver shield-shaped escutcheon engraved with a More ...

Black Painted Turned Wooden Light Stand

Black Painted Turned Wooden Light Stand

Lot:
23
Sold for:
$235$200

Black Painted Turned Wooden Light Stand, America, c. 1835, ht. 10 3/8, dia. 7 3/4 in. More ...

Carved Tortoiseshell Veneered Framed Mirror

Carved Tortoiseshell Veneered Framed Mirror

Lot:
24
Sold for:
$1,763$1,500

Carved Tortoiseshell Veneered Framed Mirror, Northern Europe, late 18th century, 12 x 10 3/4 in. More ...

Academy Decorated Maple Tea Caddy

Academy Decorated Maple Tea Caddy

Lot:
25
Sold for:
$2,115$1,800

Academy Decorated Maple Tea Caddy, America, c. 1820, rectangular box with hinged lid decorated with watercolor painted rose blossoms and buds surrounded by black penwork grapevine borders, the front More ...

Mahogany Inlaid Tea Caddy

Mahogany Inlaid Tea Caddy

Lot:
26
Unsold
 

Mahogany Inlaid Tea Caddy, England, late 18th century, rectangular mahogany veneered box with contrasting edging and diamond-shaped escutcheon, the hinged lid centered with a brass handle and More ...

Faux Tortoiseshell Double Tea Caddy

Faux Tortoiseshell Double Tea Caddy

Lot:
27
Sold for:
$1,175$1,000

Faux Tortoiseshell Double Tea Caddy, England or America, early 19th century, casket-shaped box with cove molded hinged lid opening to two lidded compartments with turned bone knobs, vestiges of lead More ...

Hand Mirror

Hand Mirror

Lot:
28
Sold for:
$118$100

Hand Mirror, America, 19th century, round molded maple frame and turned handle, lg. 13 5/8, mirror frame dia. 7 7/8 in. More ...

Tortoiseshell Veneer and Ivory Double Tea Caddy

Tortoiseshell Veneer and Ivory Double Tea Caddy

Lot:
29
Sold for:
$2,703$2,300

Tortoiseshell Veneer and Ivory Double Tea Caddy, England, early 19th century, rectangular box, hinged domed lid centered with a small rectangular lion engraved silver plate, tortoiseshell veneer More ...

Rosewood Sewing Box

Rosewood Sewing Box

Lot:
30
Sold for:
$705$600

Rosewood Sewing Box, "Made by D.T. Haraden for Miss Louise J. Fisher Boston Feb'y 1862," rectangular box topped with a salmon velvet covered pincushion with gadrooned molding above a case with two More ...

Chinese Export Lacquered Wood Sewing Box

Chinese Export Lacquered Wood Sewing Box

Lot:
31
Sold for:
$764$650

Chinese Export Lacquered Wood Sewing Box, early to mid-19th century, chamfered rectangular box with hinged lid, single drawer, brass swing handles, gilded and red decoration over black lacquer, the More ...

Inlaid Bird's-eye Maple Lap Desk

Inlaid Bird's-eye Maple Lap Desk

Lot:
32
Sold for:
$1,058$900

Inlaid Bird's-eye Maple Lap Desk, America, late 19th century, the desk with bird's-eye maple veneer top and sides, applied mahogany molding, hinged top centered with an inlaid six-point star in More ...