American Furniture & Decorative Arts Auction

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02116 Boston, MA
Vereinigte Staaten von Amerika
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Datum der Auktion: 19.02.2006

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Fancy Painted Six-board ChestFancy Painted Six-board Chest

Fancy Painted Six-board Chest, Pennsylvania, c. 1825-35, the hinged molded top opens to a well with till, on a dovetail-constructed box with applied molding at base, all on turned feet, original yellow and burnt sienna swirls with green border, (minor imperfections), ht. 25 3/4, wd. 49 3/4, dp. 23

Los #: 96

Schätzpreis: 1.200 $ - 1.500 $

Datum: 19.02.2006

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Walnut Carved and Painted Folk Art ChairWalnut Carved and Painted Folk Art...

Walnut Carved and Painted Folk Art Chair, attributed to Henry Leach (1809-1885), probably Massachusetts, third quarter 19th century, the back carved with three owls, two of which have inset glass eyes, the third sleeping, perched on a brick wall, above the rectangular seat on frontal block, vase and

Los #: 97

Schätzpreis: 10.000 $ - 15.000 $

Datum: 19.02.2006

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Paint Decorated Pine Carpenter's ChestPaint Decorated Pine Carpenter's Chest

Paint Decorated Pine Carpenter's Chest, possibly Ohio or Pennsylvania, first half 19th century, the hinged top with a chamfered raised panel opens to a paneled interior of doors and lidded compartments, painted in red, green, and mustard; the molded and dovetailed box, the front centering an eagle

Los #: 98

Schätzpreis: 3.000 $ - 5.000 $

Datum: 19.02.2006

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Fancy Painted Tall Case ClockFancy Painted Tall Case Clock

Fancy Painted Tall Case Clock, Silas Hoadley, Plymouth, Connecticut, c. 1825, the hood with cutout fretwork joining ball finials, above the arched cornice molding and glazed tombstone door opening to a wood polychrome and gilt floral-decorated dial with seconds hand, inscribed "S. HOADLEY PLYMOUTH

Los #: 99

Schätzpreis: 4.000 $ - 6.000 $

Datum: 19.02.2006

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Yellow Fancy Painted Dressing TableYellow Fancy Painted Dressing Table

Yellow Fancy Painted Dressing Table, New England, c. 1830, the scrolled back board above two short drawers and projecting rectangular top with single drawer all joined by ring-turned tapering legs ending in ball feet, original bright yellow paint bordered mustard and black striping and stencil and

Los #: 100

Schätzpreis: 2.500 $ - 3.500 $

Datum: 19.02.2006

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Fancy Painted Chest over Three DrawersFancy Painted Chest over Three Drawers

Fancy Painted Chest over Three Drawers, probably Southeastern New England, late 18th century, the molded lift top opens to a well on a case of three thumb-molded graduated drawers, all on applied front bracket and cutout ends, replaced drawer pulls, original grain paint resembling exotic wood

Los #: 102

Schätzpreis: 2.500 $ - 3.500 $

Datum: 19.02.2006

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Paint Decorated Dressing TablePaint Decorated Dressing Table

Paint Decorated Dressing Table, probably New England c. 1830, the scrolled backboard centering a stenciled compote of fruit on the chamfered rectangular top and straight skirt with drawer, all on ring-turned tapering legs, original rosewood graining bordered by yellow striping, (minor

Los #: 103

Schätzpreis: 600 $ - 800 $

Datum: 19.02.2006

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Folk Art Painted FireboardFolk Art Painted Fireboard

Folk Art Painted Fireboard, America, early 19th century, the three-board panel depicting a Federal farmhouse with two smoking chimneys, a white split-rail fence and tree-lined road, with distant hills, applied red painted wooden molding, (scattered small paint losses), 39 1/2 x 51 in. Provenance: Ex

Los #: 104

Schätzpreis: 40.000 $ - 60.000 $

Datum: 19.02.2006

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Attributed to Joseph H. Davis (American, 1811-1865) A Double Portrait of...

Attributed to Joseph H. Davis (American, 1811-1865) A Double Portrait of Asa and Susannah Caverly. Unsigned. Inscription below "Asa Caverly. Aged 24. October 5th 1836/ Painted at Strafford/Bow Pond/August 9th/1836/ Susanna Caverly. Aged 29. August 14th 1835. Watercolor and ink on paper, portraying

Los #: 105

Schätzpreis: 40.000 $ - 60.000 $

Datum: 19.02.2006

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Attributed to Joseph H. Davis (American, 1811-1865) Portrait of Lydia Ann...

Attributed to Joseph H. Davis (American, 1811-1865) Portrait of Lydia Ann Tasker. Unsigned. Watercolor on paper, c. 1836 depicting a full-length profile portrait of the girl, wearing a black dress with puffy sleeves and white lace-edged neckline, a beaded necklace, and white apron with leaf border

Los #: 106

Schätzpreis: 10.000 $ - 15.000 $

Datum: 19.02.2006

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Attributed to Jacob Maentel (American, 1763-1863) Portraits of a Lady and a...

Attributed to Jacob Maentel (American, 1763-1863) Portraits of a Lady and a Gentleman. Unsigned. Watercolor on paper, c. 1830, depicting the woman and gentleman each standing in a landscape, the woman wears a black dress with a sheer white bonnet and collar with ruffled trim and holds a book in her

Los #: 107

Schätzpreis: 12.000 $ - 18.000 $

Datum: 19.02.2006

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American School, 19th CenturyAmerican School, 19th Century

American School, 19th Century Schoolgirl Portrait of Her Seminary and Grounds. Unsigned, inscribed "Ellen Gilbert's Picture" on the reverse. Watercolor and pen and ink on paper, depicting three large Federal-style buildings, garden and lawns in an oval reserve with yellow flower sprigs in the black

Los #: 108

Schätzpreis: 8.000 $ - 12.000 $

Datum: 19.02.2006

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Attributed to James Sanford Ellsworth (American, 1802/03- 1874) A Pair of...

Attributed to James Sanford Ellsworth (American, 1802/03- 1874) A Pair of Portraits of Two Children. Unsigned. Watercolor on paper, c. 1840-45, depicting the children in profile seated on fanciful green upholstered chairs with yellow painted frames, the boy holds a toy and the girl holds book, their

Los #: 109

Schätzpreis: 8.000 $ - 12.000 $

Datum: 19.02.2006

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Attributed to James Sanford Ellsworth (American, 1802/03- 1874)Attributed...

Attributed to James Sanford Ellsworth (American, 1802/03- 1874) Portrait of a Girl Holding a White Rose. Unsigned. Watercolor on paper, c. 1840-45, depicting the girl in profile seated on a fanciful green upholstered chair with grain-painted frame, her head and chair surrounded by shaded gray

Los #: 110

Schätzpreis: 6.000 $ - 8.000 $

Datum: 19.02.2006

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Cast Zinc and Molded Copper "Index" Horse Weather VaneCast Zinc and Molded...

Cast Zinc and Molded Copper "Index" Horse Weather Vane, attributed to J. Howard & Co., West Bridgewater, Massachusetts, c. 1860, the front portion of the body of cast zinc, with molded hollow copper mid and hind sections, applied copper ears, mane, and corrugated tail, mounted on an iron strap base

Los #: 111

Schätzpreis: 30.000 $ - 50.000 $

Datum: 19.02.2006

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Molded Copper Horse and Rider Weather VaneMolded Copper Horse and Rider...

Molded Copper Horse and Rider Weather Vane, possibly A. L. Jewell, Waltham, Massachusetts, (active 1850-63), featuring a gentleman rider wearing a stovepipe hat seated atop a flattened full-body horse with pierced eyes, embossed sheet copper tail, copper wire reins, mounted on a zinc bar wrapped in

Los #: 112

Schätzpreis: 10.000 $ - 15.000 $

Datum: 19.02.2006

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Molded Copper Cow Weather VaneMolded Copper Cow Weather Vane

Molded Copper Cow Weather Vane, America, late 19th century, flattened full-body cow figure with copper horns, ears, and tail, mounted on a copper rod, dark patina with vestiges of gilding and traces of verdigris, including wooden stand, (minor imperfections), total ht. 20 1/2, lg. 25 1/2 in

Los #: 113

Schätzpreis: 10.000 $ - 15.000 $

Datum: 19.02.2006

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Sheet and Wrought Iron Peacock Weather VaneSheet and Wrought Iron Peacock...

Sheet and Wrought Iron Peacock Weather Vane, probably Pennsylvania, c. 1800, cut-out sheet iron body with wrought iron comb and tail ornaments and strap reinforcements, mounted on an iron shaft, rusty weathered mustard yellow surface, no stand, ht. 27 1/2 in. Provenance: Ex Frank and Barbara Pollack

Los #: 114

Schätzpreis: 4.000 $ - 6.000.114 $

Datum: 19.02.2006

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Molded Sheet Copper Gamecock Weather VaneMolded Sheet Copper Gamecock...

Molded Sheet Copper Gamecock Weather Vane, America, early 19th century, flattened full-body figure with zinc legs, embossed sheet copper tail, mounted on copper rods, gray-brown surface with softly worn areas of white, black, and gilt, and scattered areas of verdigris, including wooden stand, (minor

Los #: 115

Schätzpreis: 4.000 $ - 6.000 $

Datum: 19.02.2006

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Painted Wood and Copper Sailboat WeathervanePainted Wood and Copper...

Painted Wood and Copper Sailboat Weathervane, America, early 20th century, the boat with furled sail, white painted hull and aluminum rudder above a copper arrow painted red, no stand, ht. 23 1/2, lg. 20 3/4 in

Los #: 116

Schätzpreis: 300 $ - 500 $

Datum: 19.02.2006

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Carved and Painted Wood and Iron Soldier WhirligigCarved and Painted Wood...

Carved and Painted Wood and Iron Soldier Whirligig, America, 19th century, the figure wearing a peaked hat with traces of red and black paint, a red jacket with brass tack buttons, cream colored trousers, red boots, rotating wire arms fitted with sheet iron paddles with vestiges of mustard paint

Los #: 117

Schätzpreis: 800 $ - 1.200 $

Datum: 19.02.2006

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Carved Wooden Stalking Lion FigureCarved Wooden Stalking Lion Figure

Carved Wooden Stalking Lion Figure, America, probably late 19th/early 20th century, the figure with painted facial features, mounted on a tiger maple plinth, (imperfections), ht. 5 1/2, lg. 5 3/4 in

Los #: 118

Schätzpreis: 600 $ - 800 $

Datum: 19.02.2006

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Carved and Painted Nodder Folk Art Figure of a ManCarved and Painted Nodder...

Carved and Painted Nodder Folk Art Figure of a Man, America, late 19th/early 20th century, standing bearded figure with articulated arms, one activating a nodding head, wearing a black hat, dark green jacket, red vest, orange necktie and buttons, brown trousers and black boots, mounted on a turned

Los #: 119

Schätzpreis: 600 $ - 800 $

Datum: 19.02.2006

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Carved and Painted Wooden Military Officer WhirligigCarved and Painted...

Carved and Painted Wooden Military Officer Whirligig, probably America, late 19th century, the figure wearing a black helmet, a red jacket with cream colored epaulets, the sleeves with black chevrons, black pants and shoes, mounted on a wooden disk, (minor wear), ht. 22 1/4 in. Literature: This

Los #: 120

Schätzpreis: 800 $ - 1.200 $

Datum: 19.02.2006

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Papier-mache Milliner's HeadPapier-mache Milliner's Head

Papier-mache Milliner's Head, probably France, early 19th century, the bust-length model with painted facial features, hair, and dress neckline ornamented with a flower sprig, (minor cracks), ht. 15 in. Literature: This milliner's head is illustrated in American Country: FOLK ART. Created by Rebus

Los #: 121

Schätzpreis: 800 $ - 1.200 $

Datum: 19.02.2006

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Carved and Painted Wooden Owl FigureCarved and Painted Wooden Owl Figure

Carved and Painted Wooden Owl Figure, America, early to mid 20th century, the figure with inset leather ears, brass tack eyes and wire legs, mounted on a wooden stand, ht. 6 1/4 in

Los #: 122

Schätzpreis: 400 $ - 600 $

Datum: 19.02.2006

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Carved and Painted Wooden Penguin FigureCarved and Painted Wooden Penguin...

Carved and Painted Wooden Penguin Figure, attributed to Charles Hart, Gloucester, Massachusetts, c. 1930, the figure with tack eyes, inset beak, applied flippers, painted black and white with red and gold on throat, applied webbed feet mounted on a square wooden base, weathered surface

Los #: 123

Schätzpreis: 1.000 $ - 1.500 $

Datum: 19.02.2006

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Papier-mache Milliner's HeadPapier-mache Milliner's Head

Papier-mache Milliner's Head, probably France, early 19th century, bust-length model with painted facial features, hair, and dress bodice, applied, kidskin cap with padded back, (minor cracks), ht. 16 5/8 in. Literature: This milliner's head is illustrated in American Country: FOLK ART. Created by

Los #: 124

Schätzpreis: 800 $ - 1.200 $

Datum: 19.02.2006

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Carved and Painted Folk Art Adam and Eve Figural GroupCarved and Painted...

Carved and Painted Folk Art Adam and Eve Figural Group, America, 19th century, the fully carved standing figures, with Adam holding the forbidden fruit, stand on a square carved platform mounted with a fence with pegged joinery, with inset Tree of Knowledge and encircling serpent, ht. 13 1/4, wd. 8

Los #: 125

Schätzpreis: 1.500 $ - 2.000 $

Datum: 19.02.2006

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Carved and Painted Wood and Tin Sailor WhirligigCarved and Painted Wood and...

Carved and Painted Wood and Tin Sailor Whirligig, Massachusetts, c. 1865, carved wooden standing figure with rotating arms with tin paddles, the hat, shirt, and trousers painted dark blue with white details, red painted face and stand, ht. 19 in. Literature: This whirligig is illustrated in American

Los #: 126

Schätzpreis: 800 $ - 1.200 $

Datum: 19.02.2006