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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

Two Framed Vermont Needlework Samplers

Two Framed Vermont Needlework Samplers

Lot:
93
Sold for:
$615$500

Two Framed Vermont Needlework Samplers, 19th century, stitched in silk on a linen background with lines of alphabet and text, the larger signed "E E Eaton," the other "Polly Flag Smith Sudbury, More ...

Needlework Sampler "Eunice Jenkins,"

Needlework Sampler "Eunice Jenkins,"

Lot:
94
Sold for:
$1,722$1,400

Needlework Sampler "Eunice Jenkins," East Bloomfield, New York, 1839, worked in silk threads on a linen ground, with two-part geometric and floral border on three sides surrounding an upper register More ...

Watercolor "Clement" Family Record

Watercolor "Clement" Family Record

Lot:
95
Sold for:
$5,228$4,250

Watercolor "Clement" Family Record, Pompey, New York, c. 1814, documenting significant life events in the family of Samuel Clement and Ruth Hibbard and their eleven children arranged in columns with More ...

Watercolor Pen and Ink "Wingate-Buzzel" Family Record

Watercolor Pen and Ink "Wingate-Buzzel" Family Record

Lot:
96
Sold for:
$5,228$4,250

Watercolor Pen and Ink "Wingate-Buzzel" Family Record, Farmington, New Hampshire, c. 1800, the upper register with central oval flanked by two baskets of flowers above the names William Wingate and More ...

Needlework "King" Family Record

Needlework "King" Family Record

Lot:
98
Sold for:
$677$550

Needlework "King" Family Record, likely Danvers, Massachusetts, dated 1808, stitched in silk on a green linen background with five lines of alphabet and numbers over three lines of verse and ten More ...

Watercolor "Bowker" Family Record

Watercolor "Bowker" Family Record

Lot:
99
Sold for:
$308$250

Watercolor "Bowker" Family Record, Boston, Massachusetts, early to mid-19th century, composed as a geometric arrangement evoking a classical facade in blue, yellow, black, and salmon, inscribed in More ...

Schoolgirl Illustrated Poem "Evening,"

Schoolgirl Illustrated Poem "Evening,"

Lot:
100
Sold for:
$4,613$3,750

Schoolgirl Illustrated Poem "Evening," Lucy Jewett, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, early 19th century, watercolor on paper depicting a romantic scene with shepherd, shepherdess, and sheep in a More ...

Hand-drawn and Watercolored Map of South America

Hand-drawn and Watercolored Map of South America

Lot:
101
Sold for:
$308$250

Hand-drawn and Watercolored Map of South America, 19th century, with labeled rivers, mountain ranges, and lines of latitude and longitude, in gilt frame, ht. 7 3/4, wd. 6 3/4 in. More ...

Watercolor Memorial

Watercolor Memorial

Lot:
102
Sold for:
$2,706$2,200

Watercolor Memorial, America, 1814, urn above a monument inscribed "Sacred to the Memory/Fanny H. Smith/who departed this/life May 4th/1814/Aged 16 Years," with grieving parents nearby on a grass More ...

Needlework and Watercolor Picture of Two Girls Feeding Chickens

Needlework and Watercolor Picture of Two Girls Feeding Chickens

Lot:
103
Sold for:
$800$650

Needlework and Watercolor Picture of Two Girls Feeding Chickens, America or England, early 19th century, 7 x 9 1/4 in., in an oval mat and gilt frame. More ...

Framed Pen and Watercolor Theme in French

Framed Pen and Watercolor Theme in French

Lot:
104
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Framed Pen and Watercolor Theme in French, Wilmington, Delaware, 1811, titled "Un Theme" above eleven lines of text within a leafy border, flanked by calligraphic cherubs, signed "Dans le college de More ...

American School, Early 19th Century      Belisarius

American School, Early 19th Century Belisarius

Lot:
105
Sold for:
$185$150

American School, Early 19th Century Belisarius Inscribed "Belisarius Delinated [sic] By P.B. Wescott." Watercolor on paper, 18 x 25 in. (sight), matted and framed. Condition: Toning, repair More ...

Attributed to Mary S. Chapin (New England, Mid-19th Century)      Contemplation

Attributed to Mary S. Chapin (New England, Mid-19th Century) Contemplation

Lot:
106
Sold for:
$185$150

Attributed to Mary S. Chapin (New England, Mid-19th Century) Contemplation Unsigned. Watercolor on paper, 13 3/4 x 12 1/2 in., in a gilt-molded frame with green mat. Condition: Wrinkling, More ...

Silk Needlework Picture of a Bowl of Fruit

Silk Needlework Picture of a Bowl of Fruit

Lot:
107
Sold for:
$369$300

Silk Needlework Picture of a Bowl of Fruit, early 19th century, the striped bowl with overflowing fruit on a faux marble surface, signed in needlework below "Executed by Nancy Downs Oct 13 1807," in More ...

Pen and Ink and Watercolor Calligraphic Penmanship Award

Pen and Ink and Watercolor Calligraphic Penmanship Award

Lot:
108
Sold for:
$492$400

Pen and Ink and Watercolor Calligraphic Penmanship Award, Illinois, c. 1858, a pair of facing calligraphic doves above "This Premium/Awarded to/C.C. Keith/for best/Specimen of/Penmanship/Exhibited More ...

Rare Quatrefoil Design Shaker Covered Basket

Rare Quatrefoil Design Shaker Covered Basket

Lot:
109
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Rare Quatrefoil Design Shaker Covered Basket, Harriet Goodwin, Alfred, Maine, c. 1880-1900, the finely woven basket with intricate quatrefoil pattern on the shallow lid stitched to the body in the More ...

Yellow-painted Shaker Spit Box

Yellow-painted Shaker Spit Box

Lot:
110
Sold for:
$2,091$1,700

Yellow-painted Shaker Spit Box, America, 19th century, with finger-lapped seam and narrow applied rim, secured with copper tacks, ht. 3 1/8, dia. 7 1/2 in. More ...

Yellow-painted Oval Shaker Pantry Box

Yellow-painted Oval Shaker Pantry Box

Lot:
111
Sold for:
$1,722$1,400

Yellow-painted Oval Shaker Pantry Box, America, 19th century, with finger-lapped seam secured by copper tacks, ht. 2 1/8, wd. 5 3/4 in. Provenance: Collection of Hazel Hayes; from Clarissa More ...

Bittersweet-painted Oval Shaker Pantry Box

Bittersweet-painted Oval Shaker Pantry Box

Lot:
112
Sold for:
$861$700

Bittersweet-painted Oval Shaker Pantry Box, America, 19th century, with finger-lapped seam secured by copper tacks, ht. 2 1/2, wd. 6 1/2 in. More ...

Light Blue/Green-painted Oval Shaker Pantry Box

Light Blue/Green-painted Oval Shaker Pantry Box

Lot:
113
Sold for:
$3,998$3,250

Light Blue/Green-painted Oval Shaker Pantry Box, America, 19th century, with finger-lapped seam secured by copper tacks, ht. 3 1/4, wd. 9 in. More ...

Dark Green-painted Oval Shaker Pantry Box

Dark Green-painted Oval Shaker Pantry Box

Lot:
114
Sold for:
$1,599$1,300

Dark Green-painted Oval Shaker Pantry Box, America, 19th century, with finger-lapped seam secured by copper tacks, ht. 3 5/8, wd. 9 1/4 in. More ...

Shaker Hooked Rug

Shaker Hooked Rug

Lot:
115
Sold for:
$584$475

Shaker Hooked Rug, America, 19th century, the square rug hooked in varying shades of blue, red, green, brown, and black cloth in a layered fashion emanating from the center, mounted for hanging, ht. More ...

Sheldon Peck (Illinois/Vermont, 1797-1868)      Portrait of John Newcomb Knapp (1826-1893) of Victory, New York

Sheldon Peck (Illinois/Vermont, 1797-1868) Portrait of John Newcomb Knapp (1826-1893) of Victory, New York

Lot:
116
Sold for:
$231,000$190,000

Sheldon Peck (Illinois/Vermont, 1797-1868) Portrait of John Newcomb Knapp (1826-1893) of Victory, New York Unsigned, the subject identified in typed notes on the reverse. Oil on canvas laid More ...

George Lafayette Clough (New York, 1824-1901), Springside, the Summer Home of the John Newcomb Knapp Family on Owasco Lake, Near Aubu

George Lafayette Clough (New York, 1824-1901), Springside, the Summer Home of the John Newcomb Knapp Family on Owasco Lake, Near Aubu

Lot:
117
Sold for:
$8,610$7,000

George Lafayette Clough (New York, 1824-1901) "Springside," the Summer Home of the John Newcomb Knapp Family on Owasco Lake, Near Auburn, New York Signed "G.L. Clough" l.c. Oil on canvas, 27 More ...

Prior/Hamblen School, Mid-19th Century      Portrait of a Father and Son

Prior/Hamblen School, Mid-19th Century Portrait of a Father and Son

Lot:
118
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Prior/Hamblen School, Mid-19th Century Portrait of a Father and Son Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 32 1/2 x 29 1/2 in., framed. Condition: Relined, retouch in spots and small areas throughout. More ...

William Matthew Prior (Massachusetts/Maine, 1806-1873)      Pair of Portraits of a Man and Woman

William Matthew Prior (Massachusetts/Maine, 1806-1873) Pair of Portraits of a Man and Woman

Lot:
119
Sold for:
$1,722$1,400

William Matthew Prior (Massachusetts/Maine, 1806-1873) Pair of Portraits of a Man and Woman Unsigned. Oil on board, 13 1/2 x 9 1/2 in., in mahogany veneer frames. Condition: No obvious More ...

William Matthew Prior (Massachusetts/Maine, 1806-1873)      Portrait of a Woman, Reportedly a Teacher

William Matthew Prior (Massachusetts/Maine, 1806-1873) Portrait of a Woman, Reportedly a Teacher

Lot:
120
Sold for:
$1,968$1,600

William Matthew Prior (Massachusetts/Maine, 1806-1873) Portrait of a Woman, Reportedly a Teacher Unsigned. Oil on board, 16 x 12 in., in a mahogany veneer frame. Condition: Board rippled, More ...

American School, Mid-19th Century      Portrait of a Man in a Black Jacket

American School, Mid-19th Century Portrait of a Man in a Black Jacket

Lot:
121
Sold for:
$523$425

American School, Mid-19th Century Portrait of a Man in a Black Jacket Unsigned. Oil on panel, 25 x 20 1/2 in., unframed. Condition: Craquelure and soiled surface. More ...

George Hartwell (Massachusetts, 1815-1901)      Portrait of a Man in a Black Jacket

George Hartwell (Massachusetts, 1815-1901) Portrait of a Man in a Black Jacket

Lot:
122
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George Hartwell (Massachusetts, 1815-1901) Portrait of a Man in a Black Jacket Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 27 x 21 1/2 in., in a gilt molded frame. Condition: Laid down on Masonite, areas of More ...

Attributed to George Hartwell (Massachusetts, 1815-1901)      Portrait of "Susan" in a Blue Dress

Attributed to George Hartwell (Massachusetts, 1815-1901) Portrait of "Susan" in a Blue Dress

Lot:
123
Sold for:
$1,845$1,500

Attributed to George Hartwell (Massachusetts, 1815-1901) Portrait of "Susan" in a Blue Dress Unsigned, the subject identified in a later inscription on the reverse. Oil on board, 13 1/2 x 10 More ...