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RARE AND LARGE PENNSYLVANIA HOLLOW-CAST CHALKWARE SEATED CAT, MID-NINETEENTH CENTURY, Painted with black, red and brown facial features, brown spots and stripes on a yellow ground. Height 13 ½ inches.

Provenance: Recently discovered in Maine. Sold at Northeast Auctions August 3-5, 2012.

Estimate: $10,000-15,000

Price Realized: $11,210


AMERICAN FREE-BLOWN PALE BLUE GLASS CREAM JUG, ENCLOSING A 1794 UNITED STATES LARGE ONE CENT COIN. Of bulbous form with pinched spout, applied ridged loop handle ending in a curled terminal, on a domed pedestal foot enclosing a 1794 United States large one cent coin with rolled edge inscribed "ONE HUNDRED FOR A DOLLAR," rough pontil. Height 4 ? inches.

Provenance: Family notes state that the pitcher was given to Frank W. Hill by his grandmother, Abigail Ware Foote (b. 1819, Woodbury, N.J.) on January 16, 1860. According to tradition, it was believed to have been made in the Philadelphia area and was a birthday present for his "great-great grandmother." Abigail Ware Foote's mother was Abigail Whitaker Ware (1781-1865) who was married in Gloucester County, N.J. in 1800. Her mother, in turn, was Ruth Whitaker. Sold at Northeast Auctions August 3-5, 2012.

Estimate: $5,000-8,000

Price Realized: $82,600


JOHN BREWSTER JR. (AMERICAN 1766-1854). PORTRAIT OF SARAH LITTLE BRYANT OF CASTINE, MAINE, AS A YOUNG CHILD. Depicted wearing a coral necklace with teething ring. Oil on canvas, 19 ¼ x 16 ¼ inches. The reverse with remnants of a label identifying the sitter. Sarah Little Bryant was born April 16, 1822. Her father, Joseph Bryant (1789-1853), was a merchant who served as a member of the state House of Representatives. In 1824 he remarried and later moved his family to Bangor, where he was elected to two terms as Mayor of the city. Sold at Northeast Auctions August 3-5, 2012.

Estimate: $30,000-50,000

Price Realized: $73,160


PENNSYLVANIA OR NEW JERSEY QUEEN ANNE INLAID-WALNUT HIGHBOY.

In two parts, the upper section with molded cornice and hidden drawer above a case of four long drawers; the lower section with an arrangement of three drawers above a shaped apron joining cariole legs ending in pad feet. Height 66 inches, width 41 ½ inches, depth 22 inches. Sold at Northeast Auctions August 3-5, 2012.

Estimate: $4,000-6,000

Price Realized: $14,160


PENNSYLVANIA CHILD'S BOWBACK WINDSOR HIGH CHAIR IN OLD SURFACE, LATE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY. The bowed back over seven spindles flanked by shaped arms over a shaped seat raised on vase and ring-turned splayed legs joined by an H-stretcher.

Literature: For a similar example, see Albert Sack's "Fine Points of Furniture, Early American" p. 86. Sold at Northeast Auctions August 3-5, 2012.

Estimate: $3,000-5,000

Price Realized: $6,490


SHAKER REVOLVING STOOL WITH SPINDLE BACK, MOUNT LEBANON, NEW YORK, CIRCA 1860. Height 28 inches.

Literature: An identical stool is illustrated and discussed in Timothy D. Rieman and Jean M. Burks, "The Complete Book of Shaker Furniture," p. 147. Sold at Northeast Auctions August 3-5, 2012.

Estimate: $4,000-6,000

Price Realized: $7,552


NEW ENGLAND COUNTRY FEDERAL PAINTED AND VINEGAR-DECORATED TWO-DRAWER BLANKET CHEST, Height 39 ½ inches, width 43 ½ inches. Sold at Northeast Auctions August 3-5, 2012.

Estimate: $7,000-12,000

Price Realized: $7,670


NEW HAMPSHIRE GILTWOOD AND EGLOMISE SPLIT-SPINDLE MIRROR CLOCK, JAMES COLE, ROCHESTER, Sold at Northeast Auctions August 3-5, 2012.

Estimate: $800-1,200

Price Realized: $6,844


COUNTRY WILLIAM AND MARY MIXED WOOD ARMCHAIR WITH VASI-FORM SPLAT AND RUSH SEAT. Sold at Northeast Auctions August 3-5, 2012.

Estimate: $300-500

Price Realized: $9,440


WILLIAM AND MARY OAK CHEST OF DRAWERS WITH APPLIED MOLDINGS AND BALL FEET, Height 36 ½ inches, width 40 ½ inches, depth 20 ½ inches.Sold at Northeast Auctions August 3-5, 2012.

Estimate: $1,500-2,500

Price Realized: $24,780


ROCHESTER, NEW YORK SALTGLAZE STONEWARE COBALT BLUE-DECORATED 'STAG' FOUR-GALLON JUG, NATHAN CLARK & CO., 1841-52, Height 17 ¾ inches. Sold at Northeast Auctions August 3-5, 2012.

Estimate: $1,500-2,500

Price Realized: $4,720


MASSACHUSETTS SHERATON CHERRY AND BIRD'S-EYE MAPLE BOWFRONT CHEST OF DRAWERS, Height 38 inches, width 43 inches, depth 21 ½ inches.

Provenance: Descended in the Currier family of Newburyport and West Newbury, Massachusetts. Sold at Northeast Auctions August 3-5, 2012.

Estimate: $1,500-2,500

Price Realized: $4,956


NEAR PAIR OF BOSTON & SANDWICH GLASS COMPANY AMETHYST PRESSED TULIP VASES, 1845-65, Each with flared octagonal base. Height 10 inches. Sold at Northeast Auctions August 3-5, 2012.

Estimate: $1,500-2,500

Price Realized: $3,422


HISTORIC BLOWN FLASK, American, 1st half-19th century. Golden amber blown pint with double eagle, GII-24. 7"h. There are small blisters, at least two are open at approximately 1/8 x 1/16 inch or less and the glass has overall air bubbles with slight roughness to the interior of the lip. There is an in-the-making indentation on one side in the stars 3/4" long. Sold at Garth's Auction August 31, 2012.

Estimate: $150-300

Price Realized: $13,806


SPATTERWARE SUGAR, England, 2nd quarter-19th century. Paneled covered sugar with Christmas ball design. Some staining, glued handle. 7.5"h. Stains along the edge of the interior rim and a few along the bottom edge. Interior rim also has multiple small flakes. Glued break with some filler in one handle. Good color, green is not particularly strong. Sold at Garth's Auction August 31, 2012.

Estimate: $800-1,200

Price Realized: $4,583


SCHERENSCHNITTE VALENTINE, American. Paper cutout valentine dated 1840 with pen and ink text. Addressed to Miss Mary A. Starling. In a frame, 13.5" x 13.5". Sold at Garth's Auction August 31, 2012.

Estimate: $200-400

Price Realized: $323


CARVED BOX, American, late 18th century, burl. Intricately carved on all sides and lid with interlaced foliate scrolls, flower and the date "1793". Brass hinges. The bottom has scratch carved initials and date 1848 as well as a partial name and date 1867 in red. Good dark patina and softly worn edges. Wire latch is missing. 1.5"h. 5.25"w. 2.25"d. Deaccessioned from Sturbridge Village.

Estimate: $900-1,200

Price Realized: $2,115


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