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Auction 2308

February 19, 2006 11:00AM

02-19-2006 02-19-2006

63 Park Plaza, Boston

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Federal Mahogany Inlaid Tambour Desk

Federal Mahogany Inlaid Tambour Desk

Lot:
Unsold
 

Federal Mahogany Inlaid Tambour Desk, attributed to John and Thomas Seymour, c. 1798-1805, the top section with string inlaid top and lunette edge, above tambour doors of tiger maple, mahogany, and More ...

American School, 19th Century      Portrait of a Gentleman.

American School, 19th Century Portrait of a Gentleman.

Lot:
1
Sold for:
$550$550

American School, 19th Century Portrait of a Gentleman. Unsigned. Watercolor, pen and ink, and graphite on paper. The man portrayed is wearing an earring, a black frock coat, and trousers, More ...

American School, 19th Century      Two Framed Silhouettes of Women.

American School, 19th Century Two Framed Silhouettes of Women.

Lot:
2
Sold for:
$4,000$4,000

American School, 19th Century Two Framed Silhouettes of Women. Unsigned. The first, attributed to the Red Book Artist, c. 1830, showing a three-quarter length figure with hollow-cut paper head More ...

American School, 19th Century      Double Silhouette Portraits of a Lady and Gentleman with Cupid and Hearts.

American School, 19th Century Double Silhouette Portraits of a Lady and Gentleman with Cupid and Hearts.

Lot:
4
Sold for:
$12,000$12,000

American School, 19th Century Double Silhouette Portraits of a Lady and Gentleman with Cupid and Hearts. Unsigned. Hollow cut paper over black fabric depicting bust-length portraits of a lady More ...

Possibly Jacob Maentel (American, 1763-1863)      Portrait of a Woman.

Possibly Jacob Maentel (American, 1763-1863) Portrait of a Woman.

Lot:
5
Sold for:
$450$450

Possibly Jacob Maentel (American, 1763-1863) Portrait of a Woman. Unsigned. Watercolor on paper, c. 1830, depicting a half-length profile portrait, of woman wearing a dark green dress with More ...

Wooden Fence Patent Model

Wooden Fence Patent Model

Lot:
6
Sold for:
$500$500

Wooden Fence Patent Model, "September 14th 1858," ht. 6 1/8, wd. 1 1/2, lg. 17 1/4 in. More ...

Mahogany Veneer Inlaid Box

Mahogany Veneer Inlaid Box

Lot:
7
Sold for:
$500$500

Mahogany Veneer Inlaid Box, probably England, early 19th century, square hinged box with brass swing handles, oval seashell inlaid paterae on the lid and front, inlaid leaf stringing, the interior More ...

Grain Painted Carved Pine Watch Hutch

Grain Painted Carved Pine Watch Hutch

Lot:
8
Sold for:
$550$550

Grain Painted Carved Pine Watch Hutch, America, 19th century, the hutch with shaped peaked crest, glazed hinged door with circular aperture, (glass cracked), ht. 8, wd. 5, dp. 1 5/8 in. More ...

Painted Tin Table Centerpiece

Painted Tin Table Centerpiece

Lot:
9
Sold for:
$950$950

Painted Tin Table Centerpiece, probably France, early 19th century, five-tier graduating tapered cylindrical containers, painted green with gilt striping, the bottom container with black and gilt More ...

Polychrome Painted Box Depicting a Meeting House in Charlestown, Massachusetts

Polychrome Painted Box Depicting a Meeting House in Charlestown, Massachusetts

Lot:
11
Sold for:
$4,750$4,750

Polychrome Painted Box Depicting a Meeting House in Charlestown, Massachusetts, early 19th century, rectangular box with hinged lid and ball feet, the top depicting the First Congregational Meeting More ...

Country Courting Mirror

Country Courting Mirror

Lot:
12
Sold for:
$350$350

Country Courting Mirror, Northern Europe, 18th century, reeded wooden frame, the crest with reverse painted basket of flowers, the reverse with galvanized metal make-do repair, (loss on frame), 12 More ...

Tortoiseshell Veneer and Ivory Double Tea Caddy

Tortoiseshell Veneer and Ivory Double Tea Caddy

Lot:
14
Sold for:
$650$650

Tortoiseshell Veneer and Ivory Double Tea Caddy, England, early 19th century, rectangular box with rounded corners, hinged lid with ivory surround, the interior with two covered compartments lined More ...

Small Framed Birth Record

Small Framed Birth Record

Lot:
15
Sold for:
$850$850

Small Framed Birth Record, America, c. 1840, pen and ink and watercolor on paper, for "Mary Mitchel, BORN Feb 25th 1840," the fanciful lettering embellished with a heart and an outstretched hand, More ...

Polychrome Transfer Decorated Pearlware Mug

Polychrome Transfer Decorated Pearlware Mug

Lot:
16
Sold for:
$325$325

Polychrome Transfer Decorated Pearlware Mug, England, early 19th century, large mug with applied handle, one side featuring several transfer motifs depicting figures and tools of the farming More ...

American School, 19th Century      Portrait of an Eagle with Arrows and Olive Branches.

American School, 19th Century Portrait of an Eagle with Arrows and Olive Branches.

Lot:
17
Sold for:
$300$300

American School, 19th Century Portrait of an Eagle with Arrows and Olive Branches. Unsigned, possibly Native American. Watercolor and pen and ink on paper, 3 1/2 x 4 1/4 in., in a 20th century More ...

American School, 19th Century      Miniature Portrait of a Gentleman

American School, 19th Century Miniature Portrait of a Gentleman

Lot:
18
Sold for:
$900$900

American School, 19th Century Miniature Portrait of a Gentleman Unsigned. Watercolor on ivory c. 1830, depicting the gentleman wearing a blue double-breasted jacket with brass buttons, white More ...

Small Redware Vinegar Jug

Small Redware Vinegar Jug

Lot:
19
Sold for:
$900$900

Small Redware Vinegar Jug, New England, early 19th century, ovoid jug with incised lines about the shoulder, applied strap handle, light olive glaze with orange halos, (minor glaze wear to rim and More ...

Two Jacob's Ladders

Two Jacob's Ladders

Lot:
20
Sold for:
$150$150

Two Jacob's Ladders, 19th century, each with embossed, polychrome printed, and gilt lithographed paper and applied cut-out paper figural, heart, floral, and other motifs, all applied to cardboard More ...

Three Treen Items

Three Treen Items

Lot:
21
Sold for:
$550$550

Three Treen Items, America, mid-19th century, including two turned covered sugar bowls and a small turned footed container with a silver cover engraved "Cut from The Charter Oak in June 1843 W. M. More ...

American School, 19th Century      "Peter B. Van Arsdalen's Horse."

American School, 19th Century "Peter B. Van Arsdalen's Horse."

Lot:
22
Sold for:
$700$700

American School, 19th Century "Peter B. Van Arsdalen's Horse." Unsigned. Watercolor and pen and ink on paper, 5 x 5 1/8 in., in a period molded pine frame. Condition: Creases, repairs on the More ...

Chippendale Mahogany Inlaid Mirror

Chippendale Mahogany Inlaid Mirror

Lot:
23
Sold for:
$400$400

Chippendale Mahogany Inlaid Mirror, probably New England, c. 1790, the scrolled frame with string-inlaid and molded liner, (minor restoration), lg. 36 1/2, wd. 19 in. More ...

Chippendale Mahogany Inlaid Mirror

Chippendale Mahogany Inlaid Mirror

Lot:
24
Sold for:
$475$475

Chippendale Mahogany Inlaid Mirror, probably New England, c. 1790, the scrolled frame with string-inlaid liner, refinished, (imperfections), lg. 30 1/2, wd. 16 in. More ...

Diminutive Federal Gilt-gesso Mirror

Diminutive Federal Gilt-gesso Mirror

Lot:
25
Sold for:
$6,500$6,500

Diminutive Federal Gilt-gesso Mirror, E. Lothrop, Boston, c. 1810, the molded cornice with applied spherules above molded pilaster with spiral twists flanking the stencil and free-hand painted More ...

Chippendale Mahogany Mirror

Chippendale Mahogany Mirror

Lot:
27
Sold for:
$550$550

Chippendale Mahogany Mirror, John Elliot, Jr., Philadelphia, c. 1796-1804, the scrolled frame with molded liner, refinished, (restoration), lg. 31 1/2, wd. 17 1/2 in. More ...

Silver Porringer

Silver Porringer

Lot:
28
Sold for:
$3,000$3,000

Silver Porringer, possibly Daniel Boyer, Boston, 1725-1779, circular bulbous bowl with slightly angled rim, domed bottom, cast handle pierced in a keyhole pattern with thirteen voids, engraved More ...

Thirty-eight Assorted Presentation Pieces of Coin, Sterling, and Silver Plate Relating to John Chase

Thirty-eight Assorted Presentation Pieces of Coin, Sterling, and Silver Plate Relating to John Chase

Lot:
29
Sold for:
$4,000$4,000

Thirty-eight Assorted Presentation Pieces of Coin, Sterling, and Silver Plate Relating to John Chase, England and America, c. 1846, including coin silver items made by Lincoln & Reed of Boston: More ...

Silver Porringer

Silver Porringer

Lot:
30
Sold for:
$1,900$1,900

Silver Porringer, Jonathan Clarke, Newport, (1734-55) and Providence, (after 1755) Rhode Island, circular bulbous bowl with slightly angled rim, domed bottom, cast handle pierced in a keyhole More ...

Pair of  Silver Salts

Pair of Silver Salts

Lot:
31
Sold for:
$1,400$1,400

Pair of Silver Salts, William Breed, Boston Massachusetts, c. 1745, round bowl with applied molded, incised lip and three applied cabriole legs with trifid feet, marked "WBreed" in a conforming More ...

Chippendale Tiger Maple Tall Chest of Drawers

Chippendale Tiger Maple Tall Chest of Drawers

Lot:
32
Sold for:
$4,600$4,600

Chippendale Tiger Maple Tall Chest of Drawers, Southeastern New England, late 18th century, the flat-molded cornice above a case of six thumbmolded graduated drawers, resting on bracket feet, old More ...

Queen Anne Tiger Maple Chest-on-chest on frame

Queen Anne Tiger Maple Chest-on-chest on frame

Lot:
33
Unsold
 

Queen Anne Tiger Maple Chest-on-chest on frame, probably New Hampshire, last half 18th century, the top section with flat cove-molded cornice, above a case of five thumbmolded graduated drawers, set More ...