Skinner

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Auction 2855B

October 25, 2015 10:00AM

10-25-2015 10-25-2015

63 Park Plaza, Boston

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Lots

Five Blue and White Delft Items

Five Blue and White Delft Items

Lot:
1
Sold for:
$861$700

Five Blue and White Delft Items, Holland, 17th/18th century, all with floral decoration, the pair of molded vases with covers and foo dog-style finials, a bottle-shaped vase, a miniature vase, and a More ...

Four Delft Polychrome-decorated Vases

Four Delft Polychrome-decorated Vases

Lot:
2
Sold for:
$400$325

Four Delft Polychrome-decorated Vases, 18th century, molded vases, two with floral motifs surrounding a medallion with blue-painted figures, one with floral decoration and vase of flowers painted on More ...

Polychrome Delft Tankard and Inkwell

Polychrome Delft Tankard and Inkwell

Lot:
3
Sold for:
$246$200

Polychrome Delft Tankard and Inkwell, Holland, 18th century, the tankard with peacocks and purple sponged decoration, pewter lid with belted ball thumbpiece, and engraved inscription More ...

Blue and White-decorated Delft Bowl

Blue and White-decorated Delft Bowl

Lot:
4
Sold for:
$400$325

Blue and White-decorated Delft Bowl, Holland, 18th century, the shaped rim with floral decoration, interior depicting the baptizing of Jesus by John the Baptist, (imperfections), lg. 13, wd. 11 1/4, More ...

Polychrome-decorated Delft Snuff Jar

Polychrome-decorated Delft Snuff Jar

Lot:
5
Sold for:
$1,599$1,300

Polychrome-decorated Delft Snuff Jar, Holland, 18th century, the floral and scroll decoration surrounding central medallion inscribed "HAVANNA," with later brass lid, (minor wear), ht. 12, dia. 8 More ...

Carved Mahogany Chest-on-chest

Carved Mahogany Chest-on-chest

Lot:
6
Sold for:
$11,070$9,000

Carved Mahogany Chest-on-chest, Boston or Salem, Massachusetts, c. 1760-80, the top section with molded and scrolled cresting with floral terminals centering an urn and flame finial over a More ...

Mahogany Serpentine Chest of Drawers

Mahogany Serpentine Chest of Drawers

Lot:
7
Sold for:
$5,843$4,750

Mahogany Serpentine Chest of Drawers, Massachusetts, c. 1760-80, the shaped molded top above a cockbeaded case of four graduated drawers, all on carved claw-and-ball feet, old replaced brasses, More ...

Walnut Tall Case Clock

Walnut Tall Case Clock

Lot:
8
Sold for:
$5,228$4,250

Walnut Tall Case Clock, Gawen Brown, Boston, mid-18th century, the hood with flat-molded cornice above tombstone glazed door and freestanding columns flanking the engraved brass dial with a boss in More ...

Mahogany Reverse Serpentine Fall-front Desk

Mahogany Reverse Serpentine Fall-front Desk

Lot:
9
Sold for:
$1,845$1,500

Mahogany Reverse Serpentine Fall-front Desk, probably Massachusetts, late 18th century, with stepped, valanced, multi-drawer interior centering an inlaid prospect panel, above a cockbeaded case with More ...

Silver Tankard

Silver Tankard

Lot:
10
Sold for:
$6,765$5,500

Silver Tankard, John Burt, Boston, Massachusetts, c. 1740, the turned and stepped domed lid over a tapered cylindrical body with applied band at lower body, the front with engraved inscription "The More ...

Silver Tankard

Silver Tankard

Lot:
11
Sold for:
$2,460$2,000

Silver Tankard, Thomas Savage, Sr., Boston, Massachusetts, c. 1700, the straight tapered sides on body with molded rim and applied molded base, with raised circular single-step lid with flat top More ...

Silver Teaspoon

Silver Teaspoon

Lot:
12
Sold for:
$3,998$3,250

Silver Teaspoon, Paul Revere, Jr., Boston, Massachusetts, late 18th century, the turned down handle with embossed scroll medallion, bright-cut and wrigglework edging, the underside of the bowl with More ...

Silver Tankard

Silver Tankard

Lot:
13
Sold for:
$9,840$8,000

Silver Tankard, Nicholas Roosevelt (New York, 1715-1769), c. 1750, the stepped lid with shaped flange and scrolled thumbpiece, continuing to the double-scrolled handle engraved "R/R*S" with shaped More ...

Silver Tea Set

Silver Tea Set

Lot:
14
Sold for:
$4,613$3,750

Silver Tea Set, John Burger, New York, late 18th century, the oval teapot with urn finial, beaded decoration, and carved ebony handle, the urn-shaped covered sugar bowl with urn finial, beaded More ...

Silver Porringer

Silver Porringer

Lot:
15
Sold for:
$1,107$900

Silver Porringer, Elijah Lincoln, Hingham, Massachusetts, early 19th century, the pierced scroll handle marked on the back in a sunken cartouche "E. LINCOLN," the bowl with flared rim and convex More ...

Silver Cup

Silver Cup

Lot:
16
Unsold
 

Silver Cup, Tifft & Whiting, North Attleboro, Massachusetts, c. 1840-53, the engine-turned body with shield on the front and twisted handle, marked on the base with the rooster over "T&W" over arm More ...

14kt Gold Bracelet Set with a Portrait Miniature

14kt Gold Bracelet Set with a Portrait Miniature

Lot:
17
Sold for:
$1,845$1,500

14kt Gold Bracelet Set with a Portrait Miniature, late 18th century, watercolor on ivory oval bust-length portrait, 1 1/4 x 1 in., set in a gilt-brass mount joined with three strands of 14kt gold More ...

Hairwork and Enamel-decorated Gold Mourning Ring in Box

Hairwork and Enamel-decorated Gold Mourning Ring in Box

Lot:
18
Sold for:
$800$650

Hairwork and Enamel-decorated Gold Mourning Ring in Box, late 18th century, the oval frame lettered on the enamel border "IN MEM OF LADY MAJOROR 4 SEP 1780"; surrounding the hairwork urn, the ring More ...

Hairwork and Seed Pearl Memorial Locket

Hairwork and Seed Pearl Memorial Locket

Lot:
19
Sold for:
$677$550

Hairwork and Seed Pearl Memorial Locket, late 18th century, the gold frame with hanger lettered along the edge "Anna Maria De Wint born 20 Octr 1746 St Thomas"; surrounding the elaborate hairwork, More ...

Portrait on Ivory of Elizabeth Gurney Fry (1780-1845)

Portrait on Ivory of Elizabeth Gurney Fry (1780-1845)

Lot:
20
Sold for:
$246$200

Portrait on Ivory of Elizabeth Gurney Fry (1780-1845), England, 19th century, in molded gilt frame with brass liner, ht. 10 1/8, wd. 9 1/4 in. Note: Elizabeth Gurney Fry was born in Norwich, More ...

Miniature Portrait on Ivory of John Wright

Miniature Portrait on Ivory of John Wright

Lot:
21
Sold for:
$523$425

Miniature Portrait on Ivory of John Wright, Joseph Tassy, c. 1833, the man dressed in a black overcoat with a buff-colored waistcoat, signed "Tassy 1833" along right edge, the reverse inscribed More ...

School of Thomas Sully (Pennsylvania/England, 1783-1872)      Portrait of a Woman in a Blue Dress

School of Thomas Sully (Pennsylvania/England, 1783-1872) Portrait of a Woman in a Blue Dress

Lot:
22
Sold for:
$923$750

School of Thomas Sully (Pennsylvania/England, 1783-1872) Portrait of a Woman in a Blue Dress Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 30 x 25 in., in a molded and carved giltwood and gesso frame with elaborate More ...

William Bradford (Massachusetts/California, 1823-1892)      Boston Harbor

William Bradford (Massachusetts/California, 1823-1892) Boston Harbor

Lot:
23
Sold for:
$303,000$250,000

William Bradford (Massachusetts/California, 1823-1892) Boston Harbor Signed and dated "Wm. Bradford/1859" on buoy at l.r. Oil on Winsor & Newton artist board, 18 x 24 in., in likely original More ...

Attributed to William Von Moll Berczy (Canada/Germany/Austria/New York, 1749-1813), Pair of Profile Portraits, Possibly Husband and Wif

Attributed to William Von Moll Berczy (Canada/Germany/Austria/New York, 1749-1813), Pair of Profile Portraits, Possibly Husband and Wif

Lot:
24
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

Attributed to William Von Moll Berczy (Canada/Germany/Austria/New York, 1749-1813) Pair of Profile Portraits, Possibly Husband and Wife Unsigned. Pastel on paper, the subjects dressed in black, More ...

Child's Walnut Slant-front Desk

Child's Walnut Slant-front Desk

Lot:
25
Sold for:
$3,998$3,250

Child's Walnut Slant-front Desk, Massachusetts or Rhode Island, early 18th century, the lid opens to a valanced interior and three drawers above the case of two thumbmolded drawers on bracket feet, More ...

Oyster Veneer Mirror

Oyster Veneer Mirror

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

Oyster Veneer Mirror, probably England, early 18th century, the deep scrolled cresting above the beaded and half-round molded frame veneered with figured panels, refinished, (glass replaced), ht. More ...

Cast Bell Metal Skillet

Cast Bell Metal Skillet

Lot:
27
Sold for:
$738$600

Cast Bell Metal Skillet, James Davis, Boston, Massachusetts, early 19th century, the pan with tapering sides on three legs with round casting sprue on base, the handle stamped "BOSTON/J. DAVIS," ht. More ...

Walnut and Gilt-gesso Mirror

Walnut and Gilt-gesso Mirror

Lot:
28
Sold for:
$308$250

Walnut and Gilt-gesso Mirror, England or America, late 18th century, the scrolled frame with molded gilt incised liner and beveled glass, old surface, ht. 37, wd. 19 1/2 in. More ...

Small Mahogany and Gilt-gesso Mirror

Small Mahogany and Gilt-gesso Mirror

Lot:
29
Sold for:
$277$225

Small Mahogany and Gilt-gesso Mirror, England or America, late 18th century, the scrolled cresting centering a concave shell, above the molded gilt incised liner, old surface, (imperfections), ht. More ...

Walnut Mirror

Walnut Mirror

Lot:
30
Sold for:
$246$200

Walnut Mirror, probably England, 18th century, the scrolled cresting above the molded liner, ht. 25, wd. 12 in. More ...