Skinner

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Auction 2349

February 18, 2007 11:00AM

02-18-2007 02-18-2007

63 Park Plaza, Boston

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Skinner Auctions Boston MA

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American School, 19th Century    Miniature Portraits of the Patten Family.

American School, 19th Century Miniature Portraits of the Patten Family.

Lot:
1
Sold for:
$17,625$15,000

American School, 19th Century Miniature Portraits of the Patten Family. Unsigned, the sitters identified in inscriptions on backing paper inscribed "Stephen Patten and Celia Patten, Daniel Lowell - More ...

American School, 19th Century    Miniature Portrait of a Lady Holding a Book.

American School, 19th Century Miniature Portrait of a Lady Holding a Book.

Lot:
2
Sold for:
$1,880$1,600

American School, 19th Century Miniature Portrait of a Lady Holding a Book. Unsigned. Watercolor on paper, c. 1835, depicting a half-length portrait of the woman wearing a white frilly bonnet tied More ...

American School, 19th Century    Miniature Portrait of a Boy and His Dog.

American School, 19th Century Miniature Portrait of a Boy and His Dog.

Lot:
3
Sold for:
$2,115$1,800

American School, 19th Century Miniature Portrait of a Boy and His Dog. Unsigned. Watercolor and ink on paper, c. 1835, depicting a full-length view of the boy wearing a black tunic with long white More ...

Attributed to Jane A. Davis (American, fl. 1827-1855)    "Susan C. Fish 1845 14 yrs."

Attributed to Jane A. Davis (American, fl. 1827-1855) "Susan C. Fish 1845 14 yrs."

Lot:
4
Sold for:
$14,100$12,000

Attributed to Jane A. Davis (American, fl. 1827-1855) "Susan C. Fish 1845 14 yrs." Unsigned, subject, date, and age identified in calligraphic inscription below. Watercolor, graphite, and ink on More ...

Attributed to Rufus Porter (American, 1792-1884)    Pair of Miniature Portraits of Charles Sherwin and His Wife Hanna.

Attributed to Rufus Porter (American, 1792-1884) Pair of Miniature Portraits of Charles Sherwin and His Wife Hanna.

Lot:
5
Sold for:
$5,581$4,750

Attributed to Rufus Porter (American, 1792-1884) Pair of Miniature Portraits of Charles Sherwin and His Wife Hanna. Unsigned. The sitters identified in an inscription on the reverse also reading More ...

Small Painted Wooden Checkerboard with Green Border

Small Painted Wooden Checkerboard with Green Border

Lot:
6
Sold for:
$3,173$2,700

Small Painted Wooden Checkerboard with Green Border, America, 19th century, square panel centered with black and white checks enclosed in a green border, black-painted applied molding, 10 7/8 x 10 More ...

Polychrome Painted Wooden Checkerboard

Polychrome Painted Wooden Checkerboard

Lot:
7
Sold for:
$4,700$4,000

Polychrome Painted Wooden Checkerboard, America, 19th century, rectangular panel painted with yellow and black checks enclosed in red, black, and wide green painted borders, (panel slightly bowed), More ...

Painted Wooden Parcheesi Game Board

Painted Wooden Parcheesi Game Board

Lot:
8
Sold for:
$5,875$5,000

Painted Wooden Parcheesi Game Board, America, late 19th/early 20th century, square panel, the playing field painted red, blue, green, black, and yellow on a white ground, (minor edge losses, and age More ...

Pair Brown-painted Windsor Side Chairs

Pair Brown-painted Windsor Side Chairs

Lot:
9
Sold for:
$4,700$4,000

Pair Brown-painted Windsor Side Chairs, possibly Rhode Island, late 18th century, the beaded crests above seven spindles on carved saddle seats and splayed vase and ring-turned legs joined by More ...

Small Paint-decorated Pine Six-board Chest

Small Paint-decorated Pine Six-board Chest

Lot:
10
Sold for:
$2,233$1,900

Small Paint-decorated Pine Six-board Chest, Lebanon, New Hampshire, c. 1830-40, the hinged top above a box resting on cutout ends, original mustard and brown vinegar putty paint, (minor More ...

Fancy Blue Paint Decorated Dome-top Box

Fancy Blue Paint Decorated Dome-top Box

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

Fancy Blue Paint Decorated Dome-top Box, attributed to Moses Eaton (1753-1833), Massachusetts and New Hampshire, early 19th century, (or M.E. Jr. 1796-1886 N.H.) dovetail constructed rectangular box More ...

Fancy Paint Decorated Dome-top Trunk

Fancy Paint Decorated Dome-top Trunk

Lot:
12
Sold for:
$2,233$1,900

Fancy Paint Decorated Dome-top Trunk, New Hampshire, early 19th century, dovetail-constructed rectangular box with wire hinged lid, yellow and rust paint, black borders with ovolo corners, (minor More ...

Wooden Trumpeter Weather Vane

Wooden Trumpeter Weather Vane

Lot:
13
Sold for:
$3,055$2,600

Wooden Trumpeter Weather Vane, America, late 19th century, outstretched cut-out figure, wearing a hat and blowing a trumpet, weathered surface, mounted on an iron rod supported on a wooden base, More ...

Molded Sheet Copper and Zinc Running Horse Weather Vane

Molded Sheet Copper and Zinc Running Horse Weather Vane

Lot:
14
Sold for:
$12,925$11,000

Molded Sheet Copper and Zinc Running Horse Weather Vane, America, late 19th century, flattened full-body figure with zinc head and embossed sheet copper tail, mounted on a copper rod, the surface More ...

Molded Copper and Zinc Cow Weather Vane

Molded Copper and Zinc Cow Weather Vane

Lot:
15
Sold for:
$25,850$22,000

Molded Copper and Zinc Cow Weather Vane, probably Cushing & White, Waltham, Massachusetts, late 19th century, flattened full-body sheet copper figure with zinc head and horns, mounted on a copper More ...

Shore Bird Decoy

Shore Bird Decoy

Lot:
16
Sold for:
$705$600

Shore Bird Decoy, New England, late 19th/early 20th century, carved wooden body and beak, original black paint, including black metal stand, (minor paint losses), total ht. 9 1/2, lg. 7 1/4 in. More ...

Yellowlegs Shorebird Decoy

Yellowlegs Shorebird Decoy

Lot:
17
Sold for:
$4,994$4,250

Yellowlegs Shorebird Decoy, New England, late 19th/early 20th century, carved wood with wooden beak, iron tack eyes, painted black and white, on a black metal base, (imperfections), total ht. 15 More ...

Black-bellied Plover Decoy

Black-bellied Plover Decoy

Lot:
18
Sold for:
$881$750

Black-bellied Plover Decoy, New England, late 19th/early 20th century, carved wood, wooden beak, painted black, white, and tan, on a black metal base, (minor wear), total ht. 10 1/4, lg. 9 3/8 in. More ...

Painted Roothead Shore Bird Decoy

Painted Roothead Shore Bird Decoy

Lot:
19
Sold for:
$1,410$1,200

Painted Roothead Shore Bird Decoy, New England, late 19th/early 20th century, roothead with integral beak, carved body, painted black, including black metal stand, (age cracks), total ht. 12 1/4, More ...

Shore Bird Decoy

Shore Bird Decoy

Lot:
20
Sold for:
$940$800

Shore Bird Decoy, New England, late 19th/early 20th century, carved wood, iron tack eyes, wooden beak, painted black and white, on a black metal base, (repair on neck), total ht. 10 3/4, lg. 8 1/8 More ...

Yellowlegs Shore Bird Decoy

Yellowlegs Shore Bird Decoy

Lot:
21
Sold for:
$1,880$1,600

Yellowlegs Shore Bird Decoy, New England, late 19th/early 20th century, carved wood with delineated wing tips, wooden beak, painted black and white, on a black metal base, (minor wear), total ht. 11 More ...

Large Wool and Cotton Hooked Rug with Basket of Flowers

Large Wool and Cotton Hooked Rug with Basket of Flowers

Lot:
22
Sold for:
$5,581$4,750

Large Wool and Cotton Hooked Rug with Basket of Flowers, America, dated 1863, rectangular rug with central salmon colored basket of multi-hued flowers flanked by the numerals "18" and "63" More ...

Wool and Cotton Pictorial Hooked Rug

Wool and Cotton Pictorial Hooked Rug

Lot:
23
Sold for:
$1,293$1,100

Wool and Cotton Pictorial Hooked Rug, America, probably early 20th century, rectangular rug depicting a house flanked by a well sweep and pine tree with a dog and a cat and flowers in the More ...

Two Mennonite Pieced Cotton Striped Quilts

Two Mennonite Pieced Cotton Striped Quilts

Lot:
24
Sold for:
$1,058$900

Two Mennonite Pieced Cotton Striped Quilts, America, early 20th century, the first composed of twenty-eight long joined strips of woven cotton fabric in shades of red, yellow, green, brown, and More ...

Attributed to William Matthew Prior (American, 1806-1873)    Portrait of Child with a Pet Dog.

Attributed to William Matthew Prior (American, 1806-1873) Portrait of Child with a Pet Dog.

Lot:
25
Sold for:
$29,375$25,000

Attributed to William Matthew Prior (American, 1806-1873) Portrait of Child with a Pet Dog. Unsigned. Oil on artist canvas, portraying the child wearing a pink dress and holding one shoe, seated More ...

Attributed to Sturtevant Hamblin, 19th Century    Portrait of a Lady.

Attributed to Sturtevant Hamblin, 19th Century Portrait of a Lady.

Lot:
26
Sold for:
$4,994$4,250

Attributed to Sturtevant Hamblin, 19th Century Portrait of a Lady. Unsigned. Oil on artist board, depicting a bust-length portrait of a brown-haired lady wearing a gold beaded necklace and a gold More ...

Attributed to Erastus Salisbury Field (Connecticut River Valley and Eastern New Yor, k, 1805-1900) Portr...

Attributed to Erastus Salisbury Field (Connecticut River Valley and Eastern New Yor, k, 1805-1900) Portr...

Lot:
27
Sold for:
$11,163$9,500

Attributed to Erastus Salisbury Field (Connecticut River Valley and Eastern New Yor, k, 1805-1900) Portrait of a Little Girl in White. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, c. 1835, depicting the brown-haired More ...

Federal Grain-painted Chest over Drawers

Federal Grain-painted Chest over Drawers

Lot:
28
Sold for:
$5,288$4,500

Federal Grain-painted Chest over Drawers, New Hampshire, early 19th century, the hinged rectangular top with ovolo corners opens to an interior above a case of two half-drawers, all flanked by More ...

Windsor Fan-back Side Chair

Windsor Fan-back Side Chair

Lot:
29
Sold for:
$7,638$6,500

Windsor Fan-back Side Chair, Rhode Island or eastern Connecticut, late 18th century, the concave serpentine crest rail with scroll-carved terminals above seven spindles and vase and ring-turned More ...

Federal Paint-decorated Dressing Table

Federal Paint-decorated Dressing Table

Lot:
30
Sold for:
$3,525$3,000

Federal Paint-decorated Dressing Table, New Hampshire, early 19th century, a D-shaped box with single drawer on ball feet above the projecting overhanging top, on straight apron joining square More ...