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Auction 2786B

March 1, 2015 10:00AM

03-01-2015 03-01-2015

63 Park Plaza, Boston

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Yarn Sewn Rug

Yarn Sewn Rug

Lot:
1
Sold for:
$8,610$7,000

Yarn Sewn Rug, Sarah Colburn, Lowell, Massachusetts, dated 1836, the rug sewn in green, red, blue, white, and brown yarns, depicting a central eagle with a banner in its mouth "E PLURIBUS UNUM," More ...

Paul Revere (American, 1735-1818) The Bloody Massacre perpetrated in King Street, BOSTON, on March 5th 1770, by a Party of the 29th REG

Paul Revere (American, 1735-1818) The Bloody Massacre perpetrated in King Street, BOSTON, on March 5th 1770, by a Party of the 29th REG

Lot:
2
Sold for:
$135,000$110,000

Paul Revere (American, 1735-1818) The Bloody Massacre perpetrated in King Street, BOSTON, on March 5th 1770, by a Party of the 29th REGT. Boston: Engrav'd Printed & Sold by Paul Revere, March More ...

Full-length Carved Marble Statue of General George Washington

Full-length Carved Marble Statue of General George Washington

Lot:
3
Sold for:
$10,455$8,500

Full-length Carved Marble Statue of General George Washington, America, late 19th century, he stands facing slightly to his right, his right arm extended downwards holding a piece of paper, his left More ...

American School, Late 18th Century, After Charles Willson Peale (1741-1827) Portrait Miniature of George Washington as Colonel of the F

American School, Late 18th Century, After Charles Willson Peale (1741-1827) Portrait Miniature of George Washington as Colonel of the F

Lot:
4
Sold for:
$9,225$7,500

American School, Late 18th Century, After Charles Willson Peale (1741-1827) Portrait Miniature of George Washington as Colonel of the First Virginia Regiment. Unsigned. Oil on tinned copper, More ...

George Washington Wine Bottle

George Washington Wine Bottle

Lot:
5
Unsold
 

George Washington Wine Bottle, England or America, c. 1792, the blown quart-sized olive green bottle of typical late 18th century form, with down-tooled lip and string rim with rounded shoulder, More ...

Bronze Bust of John Paul Jones

Bronze Bust of John Paul Jones

Lot:
6
Sold for:
$5,843$4,750

Bronze Bust of John Paul Jones, D. Godard, founder, Paris, France, 20th century, after Jean-Antoine Houdon cast in bronze and mounted on a green marble pedestal, signed in the casting behind the More ...

American Militia Canteen

American Militia Canteen

Lot:
7
Sold for:
$738$600

American Militia Canteen, New England, c. 1830s, blue-painted "cheesebox"-style canteen with red-painted turned wood spout and iron wire suspension cord keepers, front of canteen has painted red More ...

Pewter Fluid Lamp Base with Memorial Engraving

Pewter Fluid Lamp Base with Memorial Engraving

Lot:
8
Unsold
 

Pewter Fluid Lamp Base with Memorial Engraving, America, early 19th century, the columnar top with molded foot on a stepped slightly canted square valanced base, decorated allover with engraved and More ...

Scrimshaw-decorated Walrus Tusk

Scrimshaw-decorated Walrus Tusk

Lot:
9
Sold for:
$1,046$850

Scrimshaw-decorated Walrus Tusk, America, 19th century, decorated with geometric designs, trees, a heart, and a three-masted vessel, (imperfections), lg. 15 in. More ...

Engraved Powder Horn

Engraved Powder Horn

Lot:
10
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

Engraved Powder Horn, America, c. late 19th century, gray/green horn engraved with a hunter firing a musket, fly fishing pole and creel, woman waving an American flag, eagles and rosettes, and a More ...

American School, Mid-19th Century      Barnburner Politicking.

American School, Mid-19th Century Barnburner Politicking.

Lot:
11
Unsold
 

American School, Mid-19th Century Barnburner Politicking. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, depicting an interior scene with three politicians in the living room doorway at left, the most prominent of More ...

Abraham Lincoln Ambrotype Campaign Button

Abraham Lincoln Ambrotype Campaign Button

Lot:
12
Sold for:
$9,225$7,500

Abraham Lincoln Ambrotype Campaign Button, photograph by Matthew Brady (1809-1865), c. 1860, depicting Abraham Lincoln as the presidential candidate in what is known as the "Cooper Union" portrait, More ...

Carved Applewood and 14kt Gold Jewelry Suite

Carved Applewood and 14kt Gold Jewelry Suite

Lot:
13
Sold for:
$30,750$25,000

Carved Applewood and 14kt Gold Jewelry Suite, Browne & Spaulding, Jewelers, New York City, 1865, comprised of a brooch and a pair of earrings depicting acorns and oak leaves with black enamel More ...

Half-plate Daguerreotype of The Colony House, Newport, Rhode Island

Half-plate Daguerreotype of The Colony House, Newport, Rhode Island

Lot:
14
Unsold
 

Half-plate Daguerreotype of The Colony House, Newport, Rhode Island, probably Newport, Rhode Island, c. 1850s, illustrating The Colony House, (light oxidation on the mat and image), 4 3/8 x 5 1/2 More ...

Half-plate Daguerreotype of a Two-story Stone Building

Half-plate Daguerreotype of a Two-story Stone Building

Lot:
15
Sold for:
$3,383$2,750

Half-plate Daguerreotype of a Two-story Stone Building, probably Newport, Rhode Island, c. 1850s, the mid-19th century stone building possibly under construction with a probable uniformed guard in More ...

Half-plate Daguerreotype of the   Entrance to Touro Synagogue Cemetery, Newport, Rhode Island

Half-plate Daguerreotype of the Entrance to Touro Synagogue Cemetery, Newport, Rhode Island

Lot:
16
Sold for:
$7,995$6,500

Half-plate Daguerreotype of the Entrance to Touro Synagogue Cemetery, Newport, Rhode Island, probably Newport, Rhode Island, c. 1850s, illustrating the entrance to the cemetery, (light oxidation on More ...

Half-plate Daguerreotype of a Winter Procession

Half-plate Daguerreotype of a Winter Procession

Lot:
17
Sold for:
$11,685$9,500

Half-plate Daguerreotype of a Winter Procession, probably Newport, Rhode Island, c. 1850s, depicting a number of white-robed Jewish leaders traveling by sleigh along a crowded street, (image toned More ...

English School, Late 18th Century      Pair of Portrait Miniatures, Probably Brother and Sister.

English School, Late 18th Century Pair of Portrait Miniatures, Probably Brother and Sister.

Lot:
18
Sold for:
$3,567$2,900

English School, Late 18th Century Pair of Portrait Miniatures, Probably Brother and Sister. Unsigned. Watercolor on ivory, the boy wears a gray coat and holds a red book, with a chair, blue More ...

Attributed to Horace Hone (English, 1754-1825)      Portrait Miniature of a Young Woman.

Attributed to Horace Hone (English, 1754-1825) Portrait Miniature of a Young Woman.

Lot:
19
Sold for:
$1,845$1,500

Attributed to Horace Hone (English, 1754-1825) Portrait Miniature of a Young Woman. Unsigned. Watercolor on ivory, 1 1/8 x 7/8 in., set in an etched gold ring. More ...

Attributed to John Ramage (act. Ireland, United States, and Canada, 1748-1802)      Portrait of a Curly-haired Woman in Blue.

Attributed to John Ramage (act. Ireland, United States, and Canada, 1748-1802) Portrait of a Curly-haired Woman in Blue.

Lot:
20
Sold for:
$3,690$3,000

Attributed to John Ramage (act. Ireland, United States, and Canada, 1748-1802) Portrait of a Curly-haired Woman in Blue. Unsigned. Watercolor on ivory, 1 3/4 x 1 1/4 in., in a gold pendant frame More ...

Attributed to Samuel Collins (English, 1735-1768)      Portrait of a Woman Wearing a Lace Bonnet, Red Bow, and Blue Dress.

Attributed to Samuel Collins (English, 1735-1768) Portrait of a Woman Wearing a Lace Bonnet, Red Bow, and Blue Dress.

Lot:
21
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

Attributed to Samuel Collins (English, 1735-1768) Portrait of a Woman Wearing a Lace Bonnet, Red Bow, and Blue Dress. Unsigned. Watercolor on ivory, 1 1/2 x 1 in., in a frame with cobalt border, More ...

Edward Miles (act. England and Pennsylvania, 1752-1828)      Portrait Miniature of a Gentleman.

Edward Miles (act. England and Pennsylvania, 1752-1828) Portrait Miniature of a Gentleman.

Lot:
22
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

Edward Miles (act. England and Pennsylvania, 1752-1828) Portrait Miniature of a Gentleman. Unsigned. Watercolor on ivory, 2 3/4 x 2 1/4 in., in a gold pendant frame. More ...

Henry Bone (English, 1755-1834)      Portrait Miniature of George IV as Prince Regent.

Henry Bone (English, 1755-1834) Portrait Miniature of George IV as Prince Regent.

Lot:
23
Sold for:
$2,706$2,200

Henry Bone (English, 1755-1834) Portrait Miniature of George IV as Prince Regent. Signed in initials "HB" l.c., and reportedly signed on the reverse. Enamel on porcelain, the subject looking More ...

English School, Late 18th Century      Two Portrait Miniatures of an English Military Officer and His Wife.

English School, Late 18th Century Two Portrait Miniatures of an English Military Officer and His Wife.

Lot:
24
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

English School, Late 18th Century Two Portrait Miniatures of an English Military Officer and His Wife. Unsigned. Watercolor on ivory, the officer wearing a blue coat with yellow collar and More ...

Frederick Buck (Irish, 1771-1840)      Portrait Miniature of a Military Officer.

Frederick Buck (Irish, 1771-1840) Portrait Miniature of a Military Officer.

Lot:
25
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

Frederick Buck (Irish, 1771-1840) Portrait Miniature of a Military Officer. Unsigned. Watercolor on ivory, 2 1/4 x 1 3/4 in., in a gold frame with chased designs, the back of elaborate woven More ...

Attributed to John Smart (English, 1742/43-1811)      Portrait Miniature of Major Richard Gomonde of Madras.

Attributed to John Smart (English, 1742/43-1811) Portrait Miniature of Major Richard Gomonde of Madras.

Lot:
26
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

Attributed to John Smart (English, 1742/43-1811) Portrait Miniature of Major Richard Gomonde of Madras. Bears signature in initials "J.S." l.r. Watercolor on ivory, 2 1/4 x 1 3/4 in., in a gold More ...

Attributed to Gerald Sinclair Hayward (English, 1845-1926)      Two Portrait Miniatures of Girls in a Locket Frame.

Attributed to Gerald Sinclair Hayward (English, 1845-1926) Two Portrait Miniatures of Girls in a Locket Frame.

Lot:
27
Sold for:
$923$750

Attributed to Gerald Sinclair Hayward (English, 1845-1926) Two Portrait Miniatures of Girls in a Locket Frame. Unsigned. Watercolor on ivory, each 1 3/4 x 1 1/4 in., mounted together in a gold More ...

Two Upholstered Shell-carved Open Armchairs

Two Upholstered Shell-carved Open Armchairs

Lot:
28
Sold for:
$3,998$3,250

Two Upholstered Shell-carved Open Armchairs, French Canada, late 18th/early 19th century, each with serpentine crest rail centering a shell above upholstered back, curving molded arms and concave More ...

Folk Art Glass Beaded Mirror

Folk Art Glass Beaded Mirror

Lot:
29
Sold for:
$7,995$6,500

Folk Art Glass Beaded Mirror, probably northern Europe, probably late 18th century, the central mirror framed in beaded mosaic set onto canvas (probably linen) depicting animals in a forest of trees More ...

The Phillips Family Needlework Picture

The Phillips Family Needlework Picture

Lot:
30
Sold for:
$903,000$750,000

The Phillips Family Needlework Picture, Sarah Phillips (b. Rowley, Massachusetts, 1656), Boston, Massachusetts, c. 1670, worked in red, blue, yellow, black, and white wool and silver and gold More ...