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Auction 3222B

March 2, 2019 10:00AM

03-02-2019 03-02-2019

63 Park Plaza, Boston

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Lots

Carved Mahogany Serpentine Tilt-top Stand

Carved Mahogany Serpentine Tilt-top Stand

Lot:
31
Sold for:
$215$175

Carved Mahogany Serpentine Tilt-top Stand, New England, 18th century, the molded top tilts on the diagonal above a fluted and waterleaf-carved post continuing to a tripod base of cabriole legs More ...

Small Upholstered Mahogany Armchair

Small Upholstered Mahogany Armchair

Lot:
32
Sold for:
$554$450

Small Upholstered Mahogany Armchair, England or America, late 18th century, the serpentine crest above shaped arms, and straight seat rail above square tapering legs joined by an H-stretcher, ht. 40 More ...

Mahogany Veneer and Parcel-gilt Scroll-frame Mirror

Mahogany Veneer and Parcel-gilt Scroll-frame Mirror

Lot:
33
Sold for:
$369$300

Mahogany Veneer and Parcel-gilt Scroll-frame Mirror, late 18th century, the crest centering a carved foliate device, old surface, ht. 44 in. More ...

Carved Cherry Chest-on-chest

Carved Cherry Chest-on-chest

Lot:
34
Sold for:
$2,091$1,700

Carved Cherry Chest-on-chest, Rhode Island, c. 1760-80, the scrolled and paneled crest with carved rosettes and chip-carved details above the upper case of two thumb-molded short and four graduated More ...

Carved Mahogany Desk

Carved Mahogany Desk

Lot:
35
Sold for:
$4,920$4,000

Carved Mahogany Desk, probably Newport, Rhode Island, late 18th century, the top hinged in the center lifts and the faux two-drawer front drops to reveal a stepped interior with three blocked and More ...

Carved Mahogany Games Table with Drawer

Carved Mahogany Games Table with Drawer

Lot:
36
Sold for:
$2,460$2,000

Carved Mahogany Games Table with Drawer, Rhode Island, late 18th century, the serpentine top with square corners above a conforming skirt with cockbeaded drawer joining molded Marlborough legs and More ...

Upholstered Lolling Chair

Upholstered Lolling Chair

Lot:
37
Sold for:
$2,337$1,900

Upholstered Lolling Chair, Massachusetts, c. 1795-1800, the serpentine crest with flared corners above shaped and scratch-beaded arms on concave supports, and slightly bowed crest rail on tapering More ...

Federal Carved Mahogany Pembroke Table

Federal Carved Mahogany Pembroke Table

Lot:
38
Sold for:
$1,046$850

Federal Carved Mahogany Pembroke Table, Massachusetts, c. 1790-1800, the rectangular drop-leaf top above a beaded skirt with scratch-beaded drawer, on molded square tapering legs joined by More ...

American School, Late 18th/Early 19th Century      Portrait of a Gentleman

American School, Late 18th/Early 19th Century Portrait of a Gentleman

Lot:
39
Sold for:
$461$375

American School, Late 18th/Early 19th Century Portrait of a Gentleman Unsigned. Pastel on laid paper, 23 1/2 x 19 1/2 in., in an early gilt and ebonized frame. Condition: Minor surface More ...

Pair of Mezzotint Prints Heigh Ho

Pair of Mezzotint Prints Heigh Ho

Lot:
40
Sold for:
$246$200

Pair of Mezzotint Prints Heigh Ho, after Adriaen van Ostade, engraved by Richard Houston, published by Bowles & Carver, London, c. third quarter 18th century, one showing a seated woman, the other More ...

Pair of Mahogany Veneer Cutlery Boxes

Pair of Mahogany Veneer Cutlery Boxes

Lot:
41
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

Pair of Mahogany Veneer Cutlery Boxes, England, late 18th/early 19th century, the shaped fronts with silver keyhole escutcheons, ht. 17, wd. 9 1/2, dp. 13 3/4 in. More ...

Shell-inlaid Tea Caddy

Shell-inlaid Tea Caddy

Lot:
42
Sold for:
$369$300

Shell-inlaid Tea Caddy, England, early 19th century, fruitwood veneer box with canted corners, the lid and front with inlaid shell decoration, opening to a covered compartment, ht. 4 1/2, wd. 5, dp. More ...

Penwork Tea Caddy

Penwork Tea Caddy

Lot:
43
Sold for:
$461$375

Penwork Tea Caddy, England, 19th century, each side of the case with finely rendered drawings of ruined abbeys, the lid with a Chinese pagoda scene, opening to two covered compartments, ht. 5 1/2, More ...

Walnut Cutlery Box

Walnut Cutlery Box

Lot:
44
Sold for:
$215$175

Walnut Cutlery Box, America, 19th century, dovetail construction with scroll handle and shaped sides, ht. 7 1/2, wd. 16 3/4, dp. 9 1/2 in. More ...

Society of the Cincinnati Tea Bowl and Saucer Made for and Owned by General Benjamin Lincoln

Society of the Cincinnati Tea Bowl and Saucer Made for and Owned by General Benjamin Lincoln

Lot:
45
Sold for:
$92,250$75,000

Society of the Cincinnati Tea Bowl and Saucer Made for and Owned by General Benjamin Lincoln, China, c. 1790, the side of the tea bowl and center of the saucer decorated with a depiction of the More ...

Silver Sugar Tongs

Silver Sugar Tongs

Lot:
46
Sold for:
$1,599$1,300

Silver Sugar Tongs, likely eastern Massachusetts, second half 18th century, scissors-form with scroll handles and shell tongs, the pivot engraved "L/BM," for Benjamin and Mary Lincoln, lg. 4 3/4 More ...

French/American School, Early 19th Century      Miniature Portrait of General George Washington

French/American School, Early 19th Century Miniature Portrait of General George Washington

Lot:
47
Unsold
 

French/American School, Early 19th Century Miniature Portrait of General George Washington Spurious signature along the left edge. Watercolor and gouache on paper, 2 5/8 x 2 1/8 in., in a More ...

Sulphide Bust of George Washington

Sulphide Bust of George Washington

Lot:
48
Sold for:
$3,075$2,500

Sulphide Bust of George Washington, possibly Martoret, Paris, France, c. 1820-30, the bust of Washington facing to the right, modeled after the 1786 George Washington Comitia Americana medal More ...

Jane Stuart (Rhode Island/Massachusetts, 1812-1888)      Portrait of George Washington After Gilbert Stuart

Jane Stuart (Rhode Island/Massachusetts, 1812-1888) Portrait of George Washington After Gilbert Stuart

Lot:
49
Sold for:
$9,225$7,500

Jane Stuart (Rhode Island/Massachusetts, 1812-1888) Portrait of George Washington After Gilbert Stuart Inscribed on the back of the canvas "Copy of Stuart's Head of Washington/by his More ...

Framed Washington Mourning Engraving

Framed Washington Mourning Engraving

Lot:
50
Sold for:
$861$700

Framed Washington Mourning Engraving, "T. Clark Sculpt. 1801 Boston," stipple engraving depicting the tomb of George Washington with weeping figures of a woman and a man, and Columbia with her arm More ...

Reverse Painting on Glass Depicting George Washington

Reverse Painting on Glass Depicting George Washington

Lot:
51
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

Reverse Painting on Glass Depicting George Washington, America, early 19th century, Washington wearing a black suit standing next to a table covered with a red and yellow cloth with a large document More ...

Dartmoor Massacre Watercolor Memorial

Dartmoor Massacre Watercolor Memorial

Lot:
52
Sold for:
$4,305$3,500

Dartmoor Massacre Watercolor Memorial, America, c. 1815, a large urn atop a monument inscribed "IN/MEMORY/OF THE/MASSACRE/AT/DARTMOOR/APRIL 6/1815," flanked by a man and woman in mourning, the man More ...

Death of General Pike, at L. York

Death of General Pike, at L. York

Lot:
53
Sold for:
$7,380$6,000

Death of General Pike, at L. York, Oliver Tarbell Eddy, Wethersfield, Vermont, c. 1813, engraving depicting Zebulon Pike as fallen off of his rearing horse and lying on the ground beside his sword, More ...

Moll King

Moll King

Lot:
54
Sold for:
$1,722$1,400

Moll King Sold at the Picture Shop in Maris Buildings Covent Garden, London, c. 1740, engraving depicting a stern-looking woman dressed in a gown pouring a drink from a small measure into a wine More ...

After Elkanah Tisdale (New York, act. 18th Century)    Battle of Lexington

After Elkanah Tisdale (New York, act. 18th Century) Battle of Lexington

Lot:
55
Unsold
 

After Elkanah Tisdale (New York, act. 18th Century) Battle of Lexington, published by Cornelius & Andrew Tiebout, No. 29 Gold St., New York, 1798. Identified in inscriptions in the matrix. More ...

After Johann-Elias Haid (Augsburg, 1739-1809)      Enamel Portrait Miniature of Commander John Paul Jones

After Johann-Elias Haid (Augsburg, 1739-1809) Enamel Portrait Miniature of Commander John Paul Jones

Lot:
56
Sold for:
$9,225$7,500

After Johann-Elias Haid (Augsburg, 1739-1809) Enamel Portrait Miniature of Commander John Paul Jones Unsigned. Polychrome enamel on a convex oval copper plate, 5 3/4 x 4 1/2 in., in a More ...

Attributed to John Ramage (New York/Canada, 1748-1802)      Miniature Portrait of a Man in a Blue Jacket

Attributed to John Ramage (New York/Canada, 1748-1802) Miniature Portrait of a Man in a Blue Jacket

Lot:
57
Sold for:
$6,150$5,000

Attributed to John Ramage (New York/Canada, 1748-1802) Miniature Portrait of a Man in a Blue Jacket Signed and dated "IR/1792" above the man's right shoulder. Watercolor on ivory, 2 1/8 x 1 3/4 More ...

City of Washington from beyond the Navy Yard

City of Washington from beyond the Navy Yard

Lot:
58
Sold for:
$6,150$5,000

City of Washington from beyond the Navy Yard, after George Cooke, engraved by W.I. Bennett, New York, c. 1834, hand-colored aquatint showing the city across the river with the capitol in the More ...

Bronze Profile Portrait of George Washington

Bronze Profile Portrait of George Washington

Lot:
59
Sold for:
$185$150

Bronze Profile Portrait of George Washington, America, late 19th century, mounted on an oak backing board with chamfered edges, ht. 14, wd. 11 3/4 in. More ...

American School, Early 19th Century      Constitution & Guerriere

American School, Early 19th Century Constitution & Guerriere

Lot:
60
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

American School, Early 19th Century Constitution & Guerriere Unsigned, titled above the image. Watercolor on paper, 7 x 11 1/2 in., in a gilt molded frame. Condition: Stains, closed tears at More ...