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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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Antonio Nicolo Gasparo Jacobsen (Danish/American, 1850-1921)      Constitution and Guerriere

Antonio Nicolo Gasparo Jacobsen (Danish/American, 1850-1921) Constitution and Guerriere

Lot:
61
Sold for:
$9,840$8,000

Antonio Nicolo Gasparo Jacobsen (Danish/American, 1850-1921) Constitution and Guerriere Signed and dated "ANTONIO JACOBSEN/1917" l.r. Oil on canvas, 18 x 30 in., in a gilt molded frame. More ...

Folk Carved Powder Horn

Folk Carved Powder Horn

Lot:
63
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

Folk Carved Powder Horn, New England, 1836, cream-colored horn with black spout decorated with a frigate, militia soldier, town and tavern buildings, dogs, birds, and seaside waterfowl, inscribed More ...

Carved Mahogany Cake Board

Carved Mahogany Cake Board

Lot:
64
Sold for:
$3,998$3,250

Carved Mahogany Cake Board, James Y. Watkins, New York, mid-19th century, rectangular board with image of a man on horseback surrounded by intricately carved floral and basketweave decoration in More ...

Remarkable Pieced and Appliqued Cotton Civil War Memorial Quilt

Remarkable Pieced and Appliqued Cotton Civil War Memorial Quilt

Lot:
65
Unsold
 

Remarkable Pieced and Appliqued Cotton Civil War Memorial Quilt, made by Mary Bell Shawvan, c. 1863, composed of solid color and calico printed cotton, depicting a central spreadwing eagle with More ...

American Flag and Arm and Hammer Weathervane

American Flag and Arm and Hammer Weathervane

Lot:
66
Sold for:
$20,910$17,000

American Flag and Arm and Hammer Weathervane, America, third quarter 19th century, the silhouetted sheet copper image of a waving American flag with a full-body extended arm holding a hammer in More ...

Large Carved and Inlaid Walnut Spice or Valuables Cabinet

Large Carved and Inlaid Walnut Spice or Valuables Cabinet

Lot:
67
Sold for:
$5,535$4,500

Large Carved and Inlaid Walnut Spice or Valuables Cabinet, Pennsylvania, second half 18th century, the molded top with applied undermolding above a tombstone-paneled door opening to ten thumb-molded More ...

Pair of Shell-carved Walnut Side Chairs

Pair of Shell-carved Walnut Side Chairs

Lot:
68
Sold for:
$7,380$6,000

Pair of Shell-carved Walnut Side Chairs, Philadelphia area, c. 1760-80, the serpentine beaded crests centering carved shells, above scrolled pierced splats and trapezoidal slip seats, all on shaped More ...

Walnut Armchair

Walnut Armchair

Lot:
69
Sold for:
$923$750

Walnut Armchair, Pennsylvania, mid-18th century, the scratch-beaded serpentine crest with flared terminals above shaped stiles and a vasiform splat, outward-scrolling arms on shaped supports, and More ...

Hanging Corner Cupboard

Hanging Corner Cupboard

Lot:
70
Sold for:
$554$450

Hanging Corner Cupboard, Pennsylvania, late 18th century, molded cornice and surround border the six-light glazed door opening to shaped shelves, ht. 42 3/4 in. More ...

Queen Anne Carved Walnut Dressing Table

Queen Anne Carved Walnut Dressing Table

Lot:
71
Sold for:
$1,845$1,500

Queen Anne Carved Walnut Dressing Table, Pennsylvania, mid-18th century, the top with notched corners overhangs a case of three drawers and valanced skirt joining cabriole legs ending in carved More ...

Carved Walnut Dressing Table

Carved Walnut Dressing Table

Lot:
72
Sold for:
$2,091$1,700

Carved Walnut Dressing Table, Pennsylvania, c. 1760-80, the molded top with applied undermolding above a case with long drawer and two short drawers, and shaped apron joining cabriole legs ending in More ...

Carved Mahogany Tilt-top Tea Table

Carved Mahogany Tilt-top Tea Table

Lot:
73
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

Carved Mahogany Tilt-top Tea Table, Philadelphia area, c. 1760-80, the circular top on a ball-turned post and tripod base of cabriole legs ending in claw-and-ball feet, refinished, (imperfections), More ...

Mahogany Candlestand

Mahogany Candlestand

Lot:
74
Sold for:
$2,583$2,100

Mahogany Candlestand, Philadelphia area, c. 1760-80, the circular dished top above a turned post with turned ball, on a tripod base of cabriole legs ending in pad feet on platforms, ht. 28 1/4, dia. More ...

Watercolor on Paper Metamorphosis or Puzzle Book

Watercolor on Paper Metamorphosis or Puzzle Book

Lot:
75
Sold for:
$2,214$1,800

Watercolor on Paper Metamorphosis or Puzzle Book, England or America, late 18th century, five figural panels with five upper and lower folding extensions opening to change the figure's appearance, More ...

Pen and Watercolor Fraktur Reward of Merit for Peter Schern

Pen and Watercolor Fraktur Reward of Merit for Peter Schern

Lot:
76
Sold for:
$4,305$3,500

Pen and Watercolor Fraktur Reward of Merit for Peter Schern, Pennsylvania, dated 1792, a pair of central opposing birds and leafy tulip vines above a German inscription and leafy tulip bottom block, More ...

Two Watercolor Frakturs

Two Watercolor Frakturs

Lot:
77
Sold for:
$1,599$1,300

Two Watercolor Frakturs, Pennsylvania/New York, late 18th/early 19th century, a birth record for Johannes Reyner dated 1792 decorated with birds and tulips, inscription within a heart all surrounded More ...

Watercolor and Pen and Ink Heart and Pinwheel-decorated Fraktur

Watercolor and Pen and Ink Heart and Pinwheel-decorated Fraktur

Lot:
78
Sold for:
$677$550

Watercolor and Pen and Ink Heart and Pinwheel-decorated Fraktur, probably Pennsylvania, c. 1815, composed as two hearts each containing three pinwheels, with inscription below, (toning, losses, More ...

Mahogany Veneer Chest of Four Drawers

Mahogany Veneer Chest of Four Drawers

Lot:
80
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

Mahogany Veneer Chest of Four Drawers, possibly Southern United States, early 19th century, the top with exaggerated serpentine front and serpentine sides on a case with conforming serpentine front More ...

Federal Inlaid Mahogany Oval Drop-leaf Table

Federal Inlaid Mahogany Oval Drop-leaf Table

Lot:
81
Sold for:
$3,075$2,500

Federal Inlaid Mahogany Oval Drop-leaf Table, Baltimore, Maryland, c. 1800, the string-inlaid top with molded edge above a conformingly shaped string-inlaid apron with banded lower edge joining More ...

Leather-bound Testament

Leather-bound Testament

Lot:
82
Sold for:
$185$150

Leather-bound Testament, by Dr. Martin Luther, Carlisle, Pennsylvania, 1826, with watercolor birth certificate fraktur for Catharina Gisch on front endpaper, ht. 6 3/4, wd. 4 1/4 in. More ...

Needlework Sampler "Susanna Wardell,"

Needlework Sampler "Susanna Wardell,"

Lot:
83
Sold for:
$554$450

Needlework Sampler "Susanna Wardell," probably America, dated 1764, stitched in silk on linen with three lines of alphabet over stylized trees, strawberries, and flowers, signed and dated "Svsanna More ...

Miniature Needlework Sampler

Miniature Needlework Sampler

Lot:
84
Sold for:
$1,046$850

Miniature Needlework Sampler, Esther Shove, Marblehead, Massachusetts, dated 1785, seven lines of white thread alphabet and numbers with the date "1785" stitched on a fine linen background, in a More ...

Needlework Sampler "Hannah Byrn,"

Needlework Sampler "Hannah Byrn,"

Lot:
85
Sold for:
$4,305$3,500

Needlework Sampler "Hannah Byrn," made at Sarah Stivours' School, Salem, Massachusetts, dated 1788, stitched in silk on linen with eight lines of alphabet over the stitched inscription "HANNA BYRN More ...

Needlework Sampler "Elizabeth King,"

Needlework Sampler "Elizabeth King,"

Lot:
86
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

Needlework Sampler "Elizabeth King," Salem, Massachusetts, 1798, worked in silk threads on a linen ground, with a central reserve with alphanumeric lines interspersed with animals and with a lower More ...

Needlework Sampler "Joanna Y. Gordo,"

Needlework Sampler "Joanna Y. Gordo,"

Lot:
87
Sold for:
$677$550

Needlework Sampler "Joanna Y. Gordo," probably America, dated 1803, stitched in silk on linen with four lines of alphabet and numbers above signature and date "JOANNA Y GORDO/Wrought this in the More ...

Needlework Sampler "Eliza Hilton,"

Needlework Sampler "Eliza Hilton,"

Lot:
88
Unsold
 

Needlework Sampler "Eliza Hilton," Maine, dated 1812, stitched in silk on linen with seven lines of alphabet and numbers, signed and dated "Eliza R. Hilton aged 13, 1812," over three lines of verse, More ...

Needlework Sampler "Ann Gardner,"

Needlework Sampler "Ann Gardner,"

Lot:
89
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

Needlework Sampler "Ann Gardner," reportedly Stonington, Connecticut, 1816, worked in threads on a linen ground, incorporating alphanumeric lines above a large pictorial ground with tulip, baskets More ...

Large Framed Needlework Sampler "Harriet N. Davis,"

Large Framed Needlework Sampler "Harriet N. Davis,"

Lot:
90
Sold for:
$615$500

Large Framed Needlework Sampler "Harriet N. Davis," America, seven lines of alphabet and numbers, and a single line of verse above "Wrought by Harriet N. Davis Aged 11/Years/Septr 1827," all within More ...

Three Miniature Needlework Samplers

Three Miniature Needlework Samplers

Lot:
91
Sold for:
$584$475

Three Miniature Needlework Samplers, early 19th century, each with lines of alphabet and numbers, one with name "Maria Churchman," another "MAC PARKINSON," each framed, ht. to 4 1/4 in. More ...

Needlework Sampler from the Providence Juvenile Academy

Needlework Sampler from the Providence Juvenile Academy

Lot:
92
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

Needlework Sampler from the Providence Juvenile Academy, Providence, Rhode Island, 1829, wrought in dark thread on a linen ground, composed of two arches, one containing alphanumeric lines, the More ...