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JUDGE THEODORE LANE BEAN-ROGERS FAMILY PILGRIM CENTURY TABLE WITH TWO DRAWERS. The rectangular top above a scalloped apron with drawers raised on turned legs joined by stretchers. Height 29 ¼ inches, top 69 ½ x 31 ¾ inches.

Provenance: Judge Theodore Lane Bean (1878-1943) lived in Norristown, Pennsylvania.

Sold at Northeast Auctions 8/2-4/2013.

Estimate:$4,000-6,000

Price realized: $11,400


AMERICAN WILLIAM AND MARY WALNUT DROP-LEAF GATE-LEG DINING TABLE. The rectangular top with bowed ends and oval drop-leaves above a straight apron with single drawer, the vase-turned base with button feet. Height 28 inches, length 48 inches.

Sold at Northeast Auctions 8/2-4/2013.

Estimate:$6,000-9,000

Price realized: $13,200


SOUTHEASTERN MASSACHUSETTS QUEEN ANNE TEA TABLE IN REDDISH-BROWN PAINT, WESTPORT AREA. The rectangular top above a shaped apron with splayed turned legs ending in pad feet. Height 25 inches, width 33 1/4 inches, depth 24 1/8 inch.

Provenance: Estate of Henry Boutwell, noted Southeastern Massachusetts antiques dealer who acquired it from descendants of the Davis Family of Westport around 1975.

Literature: Illustrated and discussed in Harbor & Home, Furniture of Southeastern Massachusetts 1710-1850, by Jobe, Sullivan & O'Brien, 2009, page 109.

Sold at Northeast Auctions 8/2-4/2013

Estimate:$10,000-15,000

Price realized: $17,400


THE ROAD - WINTER. Large-folio handcolored lithograph delineated by O. Knirsch and published by N. Currier, New York, 1853. Conningham 5171. (MacMillan Collection)

Sold at Northeast Auctions 8/2-4/2013

Estimate:$7,000-10,000

Price realized: $24,000


WILLIAM MATTHEW PRIOR (1806-1873). PORTRAIT OF A YOUNG GIRL IN BLUE HOLDING PINK ROSES. Oil on board, 14 x 10 inches. In a gilt period frame with Boston supplier's label.

Sold at Northeast Auctions 8/2-4/2013

Estimate:$5,000-8,000

Price realized: $15,000


CONNECTICUT CHERRY LOWBOY, WETHERSFIELD AREA. The rectangular top with molded edge above a case with a long drawer over three short drawers, the central drawer with fan carving, above a scalloped apron raised on cabriole legs ending in pad feet. Height 32 ½ inches, top 34 x 20 ½ inches, case width 30 ¾ inches.

Provenance: Pioneer Connecticut collector Dr. Bernard Spillane, Bloomfield, Connecticut.

Sold at Northeast Auctions 8/2-4/2013

Estimate:$5,000-8,000

Price realized: $15,000


CONNECTICUT CHIPPENDALE CHERRY HIGHBOY, WETHERSFIELD AREA. In two parts, the upper section with cove molding above a case with deep central fan-carved drawer flanked by two stacked short drawers above four long graduated drawers; the lower section with a long drawer over with three short drawers, the center drawer with fan caving, above a shaped apron raised on cabriole legs ending in pad feet.Height 74 inches, case width 37 ½ inches, overall width 38 ¼ inches.

Provenance: Pioneer Connecticut collector Dr. Bernard Spillane, Bloomfield, Connecticut.

Sold at Northeast Auctions 8/2-4/2013

Estimate:$15,000-25,000

Price realized: $27,600


MASSACHUSETTS CHIPPENDALE MAHOGANY REVERSE SERPENTINE-FRONT CHEST OF DRAWERS WITH BLOCKED ENDS, BOSTON-SALEM AREA. The rectangular top with shaped front and molded edge above a conforming case of four long graduated drawers and molded base, raised on bold ball and claw feet. Height 32 ¼ inches, top 38 ¼ x 21 inches, case width 34 inches.

Sold at Northeast Auctions 8/2-4/2013

Estimate:$12,000-18,000

Price realized: $20,400


NEW HAMPSHIRE QUEEN ANNE TIGER MAPLE HIGHBOY, DUNLAP SCHOOL. In two parts, the upper section with applied cove molding above three short aligned drawers, the central drawer with fan carving, over four long graduated drawers; the lower section with two long drawers, the upper molded as two, the lower as three short aligned drawers, the central drawer fan-carved, raised on short cabriole legs ending in pad feet. Height 78 ½ inches, width 39 inches, depth 20 ½ inches.

Provenance: Bernard Barenholtz, Northeast Auctions, October 28, 2007, lot 1399.

Sold at Northeast Auctions 8/2-4/2013

Estimate:$20,000-30,000

Price realized: $31,200


HOLT'S NEW HOTEL, NEW YORK CITY. A BLUE HATBOX WITH DOWNTOWN SKYLINE, depicting a six-story building with an American flag and horse-drawn carriages in the street. Height 11 ½ inches, overall width 16 inches.

Provenance: Northeast Auctions, July 31, 2009, lot 467

Sold at Northeast Auctions 8/2-4/2013

Estimate:$900-1,200

Price realized: $2,520


THE GREENLEAF-PLUMMER-BARTLETT FAMILY OF MASSACHUSETTS. FIVE WATERCOLOR MINIATURE OVAL PORTRAITS BY RUFUS PORTER (1792-1884). The family originating from the Haverhill area, the portraits thought to include: at center, Lt. William Greenleaf (1754-1833), a veteran of the Revolutionary War and landlord of Greenleaf's Tavern; at far left, his daughter, Eliza Greenleaf (1788-1821) and at far right, her husband, Hiram Plummer (1787-1864); at near right, their daughter, Harriet Plummer (1814-1901) and at near left, her husband, Charles L. Bartlett (1802-1883), the parents of Union Brigadier General William F. Bartlett. Each on paper, 3 ½ x 2 ½ inches. The reverse with old handwritten labels. Framed as one, frame size 5 ¾ x 18 ¼ inches.

Sold at Northeast Auctions 8/2-4/2013

Estimate:$2,000-3,000

Price realized: $25,200


MRS. MOSES B. RUSSELL (CLARISSA PETERS RUSSELL, 1809-1854). PORTRAIT MINIATURE OF A YOUNG GIRL HOLDING A BASKET OF STRAWBERRIES AND SEATED BESIDE A CANARY PERCHED IN A FLOWERING BUSH. Watercolor on ivory, 3 ½ x 2 ½ inches. In a period embossed leather case with gilt metal surround.

Sold at Northeast Auctions 8/2-4/2013

Estimate:$4,000-8,000

Price realized: $30,200


PENNSYLVANIA FRAKTUR OF A FLOWER-FILLED URN FLANKED BY TWO BIRDS IN A GRAIN PAINTED FRAME. Frame 18 x 14 inches.

Sold at Northeast Auctions, Suzanna and Milton Miller Collection, August 3, 2013

Estimate:$600-900

Price realized: $2,400


'GEORGE WASHINGTON,' LIVERPOOL CREAMWARE BLACK TRANSFER-PRINTED MUG, HERCULANEUM POTTERY, 1800-08. Printed with a bust portrait of George Washington, within a threaded border heighted with a beaded band in black enamel and above a fluted base, the bottom handle terminal ending in a ribbed leaf, impressed "HERCULANEUM." Height 5 ¾ inches.

Provenance: W.M. Schwind, Jr. Antiques, Yarmouth, Maine, September 15, 1980.

Literature: McCauley, p. 83, n. 47, and pl. II.

Sold at Northeast Auctions, Suzanna and Milton Miller Collection, August 3, 2013

Estimate:$2,000-4,000

Price realized: $4,200


RED PAINTED PINE DESK BOX, New England, first half 18th century, the molded top above the slant-lid on a dovetail-constructed box, the lid opens to a well and divided shelf, all on a molded base, original surface, (minor imperfections), ht. 17 1/4, wd. 26 1/2, dp. 17 in.

Minor staining, age consistent paint wear, especially to lid and top; loss to back edge of top, crack in bottom board.

Sold at Skinner Auctions August 11, 2013.

Estimate:$3,000-5,000

Price realized: $11,400


CARVED BLACK PAINTED TULIP POPLAR SPOON RACK, possibly Bergen County, New Jersey, or Pennsylvania, 18th century, the geometric chip-carved arched panel incised "RH," above nine floral medallions and three slotted tiers for fifteen spoons, (old repaint), ht. 23 1/2, wd. 9 1/4 in.

Sold at Skinner Auctions August 11, 2013.

Estimate:$800-1,200

Price realized: $9,000


PORTRAIT OF A GINGER-HAIRED YOUNG MAN, Ammi Phillips (American, 1788-1865). Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 30 1/2 x 20 1/4 in., in a period molded and black-painted wood frame. Condition: Good, minor stable craquelure, very minor retouch.

Sparse small spots of retouch on figures forehead, 1 1/4 in. line to the right of head u.r., a few spots retouched to background. Nothing inscribed on the back of the canvas.

Sold at Skinner Auctions August 11, 2013.

Estimate:$15,000-25,000

Price realized: $45,000


SMALL BLUE-PAINTED LAPPED-SEAM COVERED BOX, America, 19th century, round form with pine top and bottom and bent maple sides joined with opposing lapped fingers, ht. 1 1/2, dia. 3 in

Sold at Skinner Auctions August 11, 2013.

Estimate:$300-500

Price realized: $3,000


BLACK-PAINTED LIDDED BOX INSET WITH FRAKTURS, possibly Pennsylvania, early 19th century, rectangular box with lift-off top centered with a watercolor on paper painted fraktur depicting flowers, birds, and a heart under a glass panel with applied molding, the front of the box inset with a similar painted fraktur under glass, flanked by red-painted heart-shaped cutouts all over a single drawer, with paneled sides, on shaped cutout base, ht. 12, wd. 16, dp. 8 3/8 in.

Sold at Skinner Auctions August 11, 2013.

Estimate:$800-1,200

Price realized: $2,400


PAINT-DECORATED "FRANKLIN FIRE SOCIETY" LEATHER FIRE BUCKET, Charlestown, Massachusetts, early 19th century, the fire bucket depicting a spreadwing eagle beneath flames and plumes of smoke, grasping a banner inscribed "FRANKLIN FIRE SOCIETY" over another banner inscribed with the owner's name, "BENJAMIN G. BLANCHARD," over the date "1830," and "Charlestown" inscribed in yellow on the back along the seam, on a black-painted ground with red-painted collar and handle, accompanied by a carte-de-visite of the owner, identified "Benjamin Goodwin Blanchard aged 51" in inscriptions on the back, (scattered paint loss with retouch, varnished, tear on bottom), ht. to top of collar 12 1/2 in.

Sold at Skinner Auctions August 11, 2013.

Estimate:$800-1,200

Price realized: $4,800


PIERCED TIN AND GLASS CANDLE LANTERN, America, early 19th century, with ring handle on pierced conical chimney over cylindrical lamp fitted with three early colorless glass panels, one on the hinged door, ht. to top of upright handle 18 3/4, dia. 12 1/2 in.

Sold at Skinner Auctions August 11, 2013.

Estimate:$300-500

Price realized: $1,599


PAINT-DECORATED PINE TALL CLOCK, Riley Whiting, Winchester, Connecticut, early 19th century, the hood with molded swan's neck cresting above a tombstone opening revealing a white-painted and polychrome wooden dial with flowers in the arch and spandrels, on the molded waist and cutout base, original painted decoration in ochre and red, the base centering a spreadwing eagle, ht. 88 3/4 in.

Provenance: David Weatcroft, Westborough, Massachusetts.

Sold at Skinner Auctions August 11, 2013.

Estimate:$15,000-25,000

Price realized: $18,000


BLUE PAINTED OCTAGONAL-FORM BABY TENDER, New England, early 19th century, the molded top rail above spindles and molded sides below, (paint wear), ht. 19 3/4, wd. 18 1/2 in.

six spindles are replaced where the side probably broke out at one point.

Sold at Skinner Auctions August 11, 2013.

Estimate:$400-600

Price realized: $22,800


DARK RED-PAINTED SHOW-FOOT HITCH TABLE, New England, early 18th century, the ovoid overhanging top with shaped cleats tilts on a square, lift-top base with cutout front and the sides tenoned through the chip-carved feet, (imperfections and repairs), ht. 26 1/2, top wd. 50 1/2, top dp. 48 in.

Top patched in several strips along joints in top, top is particularly loose along one of the old repairs, crack in seat, overall wear; due to shrinkage, cleats extend past edge of top.

Sold at Skinner Auctions August 11, 2013.

Estimate:$1,500-2,500

Price realized: $16,800


SHAKER LIGHT BLUE-PAINTED OVAL COVERED BOX, probably New England, 19th century, pine top and bottom with bent maple sides, the cover joined with a slender finger facing right, the box joined with two fingers facing left, each finger with finely chamfered edges, and nailed with copper tacks, mellow worn painted surface, ht. 3, 6 1/2 x 8 1/2 in.

Sold at Skinner Auctions August 11, 2013.

Estimate:$800-1,200

Price realized: $3,240


BLUE-PAINTED SHAKER BLANKET CHEST OVER DRAWER, possibly Watervliet, New York, early 19th century, the molded lift-top above a deep well and drawer below, on cutout base, original paint, ht. 40 1/2, case wd. 38 1/2, case dp. 20 3/4 in.

Note: Included in the lot are photocopied entries from diaries, personal account books, and estate inventories that appear to document the purchase of the chest directly from the Shakers in the late 19th century, and continued ownership through the mid to late 20th century by John Haydock of Troy, New York, and his family.

The blanket chest is in great structural condition - no repairs, weakness, etc. The paint surface on the top is worn and slightly stained. There is some roughness around the base and feet, and there are several small dents with associated paint loss.

Sold at Skinner Auctions August 11, 2013.

Estimate:$2,500-3,500

Price realized: $10,200


CARVED WORCESTER TURNPIKE MILE MARKER SIGN POST, c. 1810, weathered tombstone-shaped gray slate post with finely chiseled inscription "To Boston Line 27 Ms/1810//To Worceste[r] 10 Ms," mounted on a cement slab, signpost ht. 28, wd. 14 3/4, dp. 3, overall ht. 35, wd. 21, dp. 12 1/2 in.

Sold at Skinner Auctions August 11, 2013.

Estimate:$4,000-6,000

Price realized: $9,600


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