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REDWARE PITCHER, attributed to Thomas Kendrick, Hollis, Maine, early 19th century, tooled rim with spout, double line incised shoulder, applied strap handle, decorated with mottled white glaze over mottled brown glaze, (minor glaze loss to rim and handle), ht. 8 in. 

Condition: Stress cracks in the base, glaze loss to the mouth.

Provenance: Berdan & Nordsey, 2012.

Sold at Skinner's Auction May 21, 2016.

Estimate: $800-2,000 

Price Realized: $4,000


REDWARE HERB POT, Bristol County, Massachusetts, late 18th/early 19th century, ovoid body with applied strap handle, flared rim and lid with button knob, orange-glazed with green and manganese mottling, (roughness on spout), ht. 8.5 in.

Provenance: Brian Cullity, 2000.

Sold at Skinner's Auction May 21, 2016.

Estimate: $1,000-2,000 

Price Realized: $3,500


MINIATURE BLOWN GREEN GLASS CHESTNUT BOTTLE, 18th century, bulbous body with pontil on base, tall neck with applied string rim, ht. 2.375 in. 

Provenance: Nathan Liverant & Sons, 1980.

Sold at Skinner's Auction May 21, 2016.

Estimate: $500-1,000 

Price Realized: $1,900


ISAAC BEERS SEALED WINE BOTTLE, possibly Samuel Bayard & Co., New York, c. 1774, bulbous form with tall neck with applied string rim on bulbous body, seal on shoulder marked "Isaac/Beers/1774," ht. 11 in. 

Note: Isaac Beers (1742-1813) operated the Beers Tavern in New Haven, Connecticut, on the corner of College and Chapel Streets, from the early 1760s through 1778.

Sold at Skinner's Auction May 21, 2016.

Estimate: $6,000-10,000

Price Realized: $9,500


LARGE ETCHED FLIP GLASS AND TURNED WOOD MUDDLER, possibly Henry William Stiegle, Manheim, Pennsylvania, 18th century, the glass with etched bird decoration, ht. 6 in.

Sold at Skinner's Auction May 21, 2016.

Estimate: $300-500

Price Realized: $600


GREEN-PAINTED MIRROR, America, 18th century, arched top with shaped sides and molded frame, ht. 16, wd. 13 in.

Condition: Minor wear on edges, old surface.

Provenance: John Walton, 1974.

Sold at Skinner's Auction May 21, 2016.

Estimate: $2,000-4,000

Price Realized: $6,000


SMALL CARVED MIRROR, America, c. 1790, pine, with shaped top and bottom edge, the back with carved inscription "MN/1790," ht. 8, wd. 4.5 in. 

Provenance: Ron & Penny Dionne, 1980.

Sold at Skinner's Auction May 21, 2016.

Estimate: $2,000-4,000

Price Realized: $6,500


BLACK-PAINTED HEART AND CROWN SIDE CHAIR, attributed to Andrew Durand, Milford, Connecticut, mid-18th century, with molded banisters and characteristic turnings, ht. 44.75 in. 

Provenance: Hilary Nolan, 1994. 

Literature: For a similar example see Robert F. Trent, Hearts & Crowns, Folk Chairs of the Connecticut Coast 1720-1840, (New Haven Colony Historical Society, New Haven, Connecticut, 1977), plate 50, p. 19.

Sold at Skinner's Auction May 21, 2016.

Estimate: $3,000-3,500

Price Realized: $9,000


BLUE/GREEN PAINTED AND CARVED DESK BOX, New England, 17th century, constructed of oak and pine with molded lift top opening to two compartments, the front panel with chip-carved corners and punched geometric patterning, (hinges are old replacements), ht. 10.5, wd. 20, dp. 16 in.

Condition: Hinges and lock catch replaced, missing lock, wear to corners and edges, old surface.

Sold at Skinner's Auction May 21, 2016.

Estimate: $4,000-6,000

Price Realized: $9,000


WOODEN ADJUSTABLE RATCHET CANDLE HOLDER, America, 18th century, the long ratchet shaft supporting a tin two-candle pan at the base, ht. 55 in. 

Provenance: The Clapp family, Concord, Massachusetts, 1983.

Sold at Skinner's Auction May 21, 2016.

Estimate: $1,500-3,000

Price Realized: $5,000


LARE CARVED BURL BOWL, America, 19th century, round bowl with long faceted handle, ht. 10, lg. 18.5 in. 

Provenance: Illustrated in Steve Powers, North American Burl Treen, pp. 149-50.

Sold at Skinner's Auction May 21, 2016.

Estimate: $3,000-6,000

Price Realized: $16,000


DARK GREEN PAINTED HANGING PIPE BOX, Guilford, Connecticut, late 18th/early 19th century, the heart-shaped hanger with open box and single drawer below, ht. 18, wd. 6 in. 

Condition: Minor wear on high points and edges, old surface

Provenance: Ron & Penny Dionne, 1975.

Sold at Skinner's Auction May 21, 2016.

Estimate: $2,000-4,000

Price Realized: $11,000


PAINT-DECORATED TIN SCONCE, America, 19th century mustard-painted overall, the arched top with green and red decoration, the back with green border and star, and the demilune base and socket with green and red vine decoration, (light oxidation), ht. 9, wd. 4.5 in. 

Condition: Light oxidation at upper part of sconce, and there is a small oxidized hole in the bottom.

Provenance: Ron & Penny Dionne, 1980.

Sold at Skinner's Auction May 21, 2016.

Estimate: $800-1,500

Price Realized: $4,250


RED-PAINTED CORNER CUPBOARD, Pepperell, Massachusetts, c. 1750, carved rosettes and fluted pilasters on simulated brickwork plinths, three shaped shelves with painted plaster back above a two-panel door, (outside molding added), ht. 86.5, wd. 53.25, dp. 21. 

Provenance: Nathan Liverant, 1985.

Sold at Skinner's Auction May 21, 2016.

Estimate: $5,000-7,000

Price Realized: $17,000


RED-PAINTED OVAL TOP TAVERN TABLE, Connecticut, 18th century, on splayed block-, vase-, and ring-turned legs joined by a beaded skirt and box stretchers, original surface, ht. 23, wd. 29, dp. 22 in. 

Provenance: Ron & Penny Dionne, 1990. From the Geiger family, Norwich, Connecticut.

Sold at Skinner's Auction May 21, 2016.

Estimate: $8,000-12,000

Price Realized: $15,000


HOUSE-DECORATED WALLPAPER HAT BOX, America, c. 1835, oval, with brown house and trees on a yellow ground, ht. 11, lg. 14 in. 

Literature: For a similar box see Lilian Baker Carlisle, Hat Boxes and Bandboxes at Shelburne Museum (The Shelburne Museum: Shelburne, Vermont, 1960), p. 179. 

Estimate 

Sold at Skinner's Auction May 21, 2016.

Estimate: $1,000-2,000

Price Realized: $2,100


SMALL HOLLOW-CUT SILHOUETTE OF HARVEY DUDLEY, attributed to James Hosley Whitcomb (1806-49), New Hampshire, c. 1834, in original painted frame, ht. 4, wd. 3 in.

Condition: Paper toned, particularly at outer edges.

Sold at Skinner's Auction May 21, 2016.

Estimate: $2,000-3,000

Price Realized: $7,500


HOLLOW-CUT AND WATERCOLOR SILHOUETTE OF A MAN, JAMES A. DAVIS, New England, October 1832, signed below the bust "By J.A. Davis October 20th 1832/1832," ht. 6, wd. 5 in. 

Literature: Pictured in Blume Rifken, Silhouettes in America, 1790-1840 (Burlington, Vermont: Paradigm Press, Inc., 1987), pp. 38-39.

Sold at Skinner's Auction May 21, 2016.

Estimate: $2,000-4,000

Price Realized: $8,000


COBALT-DECORATED STONEWARE JAR, attributed to Abraham Mead, Greenwich, Connecticut, c. 1791, with flared rim and tooled shoulder, marked in cobalt "EM 1791," and decorated with a cobalt dotted scroll pattern around the shoulder, ht. 6 in. 

Provenance: Descended in the Mead family.

Sold at Skinner's Auction May 21, 2016.

Estimate: $1,500-3,000

Price Realized: $6,500


WOODEN CANDLE SCONCE, America, 19th century, the tin reflector mounted in a pine frame with arched shell-carved top, ht. 11, wd. 4, dp. 3.5 in. 

Provenance: I.M. Wiese, 1976.

Sold at Skinner's Auction May 21, 2016.

Estimate: $1,500-3,000

Price Realized: $4,000


TALL WROUGHT IRON AND BRADD ADJUSTABLE TWO-LIGHT STAND, America, 18th century, the shaft with turned brass finial and triple band collar above a wide iron band tripod base with large penny feet, the brass candle sockets and drip pans on a wrought iron, spring-tension mechanism, ht. 68 in. 

Note: Full provenance available to the buyer.

Sold at Skinner's Auction May 21, 2016.

Estimate: $40,000-60,000

Price Realized: $36,000


PAINT-DECORATED BLANKET CHEST OVER TWO DRAWERS, Guilford, Connecticut, c. 1700, molded lift top above a large fielded panel and two single arched moldings separating the drawers, the panels repeated on the sides with turned turnip frontal feet and rectangular stile rear feet, original surface, brasses are old replacements, ht. 44, wd. 41, dp. 18 in. 

Condition: Surface scratches and wear, feet are original but have been turned 180 degrees, brasses old, but not original, original surface.

Provenance: Pam Boynton, 1979. Descended in the Stone family of Guilford, Connecticut.

Sold at Skinner's Auction May 21, 2016.

Estimate: $10,000-15,000

Price Realized: $17,000


EARLY WOOD TANKARD, 18th century, staved body with wood bands securing a carved wood handle, ht. 6.75 in.

Sold at Skinner's Auction May 21, 2016.

Estimate: $400-800

Price Realized: $3,250


COMBWARE PLATE, England, 18th/early century, round, with coggled rim and wide trailed slip decoration, dia. 8 in. 

Condition: Minor wear, but no obvious chips, cracks, or evidence of repair.

Provenance: Nathan Liverant & Sons, 1980, the Boyce collection.

Sold at Skinner's Auction May 21, 2016.

Estimate: $300-500

Price Realized: $8,000


RED-PAINTED MAPLE CHILD'S SETTLE, New England, late 18th century, slightly canted back joining scrolled arms, the base with four cutout arches, original surface, ht. 21, wd. 15, dp. 9.75 in.

Sold at Skinner's Auction May 21, 2016.

Estimate: $1,500-2,000

Price Realized: $18,000


ovoid form with rolled rim and splotch decoration, ht. 8 in. 

Provenance: Fred Giampietro, 1989.

Sold at Skinner's Auction May 21, 2016.

Estimate: $2,000-3,000

Price Realized: $11,000


PAINT-DECORATED TALL CASE CLOCK, Silas Hoadley, Plymouth, Connecticut and Thomas Matteson, South Shaftsbury, Vermont, early 19th century, the hood with scrolled cresting above the tombstone-glazed panel, a white polychrome painted and gilded masonic dial with seconds hand and calendar indicator lettered "S. HOADLEY PLYMOUTH" above the waist door on cove molded base and cutout feet; the case elaborately painted to resemble exotic woods and inlays; with a thirty-hour wooden weight-driven movement, ht. 88 in.

Sold at Skinner's Auction May 21, 2016.

Estimate: $15,000-25,000

Price Realized: $31,000


PAINT-DECORATED DOME-TOP BOX, Vermont, 19th century, the lid and sides decorated with red, brown, and yellow arched bands and dots, ht. 6, lg. 14, wd. 7.5 in.

Condition: Craquelure surface, a few very small spots of old paint loss. Missing hasp.

Provenance: Robert Avery Smith, 1983.

Sold at Skinner's Auction May 21, 2016.

Estimate: $1,000-2,000

Price Realized: $8,500


LARGE REDWARE LOAF DISH, with Yellow Slip Inscription "Washington & Lafayette," Norwalk, Connecticut, early 19th century, rectangular, with coggled rim, (rim chips, spot of glaze loss below "Lafayette"), ht. 10.25, wd. 15,5 in.

Sold at Skinner's Auction May 21, 2016.

Estimate: $3,000-5,000

Price Realized: $13,000


RED-PAINTED CANT-BACK CUPBOARD, New England, late 18th century, the three molded shelves framed by molding on projecting base with a molded hinged and scroll-carved door, ht. 77, wd. 42, dp. 18 in. 

Condition: Wear, old replaced hinges, right half of top molding restored, old surface.

Provenance: Ron & Penny Dionne, 1981.

Sold at Skinner's Auction May 21, 2016.

Estimate: $6,000-8,000

Price Realized: $19,000


BLACK-PAINTED OVAL-TOP TAVERN TABLE, probably Connecticut, early 18th century, four block-, vase-, and ring-turned legs ending in ring-turned feet, joined by beaded skirt with end drawer, and box stretchers, old black paint over original red, ht. 27, wd. 32, dp. 22 in. 

Condition: Shrinkage cracks in top, very old black paint over original red. Minor paint loss on legs and high areas.

Provenance: Fred Giampietro, 1987.

Sold at Skinner's Auction May 21, 2016.

Estimate: $8,000-12,000

Price Realized: $17,000


EARLY HAND BRUSH, America, 18th century, the handle with folk-carved face, lg. 8.5, wd. 3.5 in.

Sold at Skinner's Auction May 21, 2016.

Estimate: $400-600

Price Realized: $2,100


KETTLE LAMP, Peter Derr, 1860, turned brass lamp body on iron stand and circular iron base, with original wick pick, stamped on one arm "P.D. 1860," ht. 9.5 in.

Sold at Skinner's Auction May 21, 2016.

Estimate: $400-600

Price Realized: $5,500


CREWEL-EMBROIDERED WOMAN'S POCKET, Enfield, Connecticut, 18th century, the front worked in a colorful flower and vine pattern, (wear and thread loss), ht. 15.5, wd. 10.75 in.

Sold at Skinner's Auction May 21, 2016.

Estimate: $800-1,500 

Price Realized: $3,000


PAIR OF HOLLOW-CUT AND WATERCOLOR SILHOUETTES, attributed to James Hosley Whitcomb (1806-1849), New Hampshire, early 19th century, in original paint-decorated frames, ht. 5.5, wd. 4.5 in.

Condition: Paper is toned.

Sold at Skinner's Auction May 21, 2016.

Estimate: $200-300 

Price Realized: $5,500


REDWARE JAR, Maine, 19th century, cylindrical jar with angular shoulder and rolled rim, with mottled red and green glaze, ht. 9 in. 

Provenance: Skinner, 1980.

Sold at Skinner's Auction May 21, 2016.

Estimate: $600-800 

Price Realized: $7,500


REDWARE BOTTLE, Rhode Island, late 18th century, ovoid body with splotch and mottled decoration, ht. 6.5 in. 

Provenance: Philip Liverant, 1974.

Sold at Skinner's Auction May 21, 2016.

Estimate: $400-600 

Price Realized: $6,500


RED-PAINTED "HIRED-MAN'S" BED, New England, 18th century, rope-tension, with double arch headboard, tapered legs and ball finials, lg. 74, wd. 50 in.

Sold at Skinner's Auction May 21, 2016.

Estimate: $800-1,200

Price Realized: $2,000


SMALL BLUE-PAINTED WOVEN SPLINT BASKET, America, 19th century, ht. 7, dp. 6 in. 

Sold at Skinner's Auction May 21, 2016.

Estimate: $400-600 

Price Realized: $7,500


UNDER-THE-STAIRS CUPBOARD, Ohio, 2nd quarter-19th century, pine. Original mustard paint. Three doors with applied molding match the four panels on the tall side of the piece. Cornice molding at the top, beading around door openings and down the side. Red wash interior. 68"h. (tall end), 33"h. (short end), 58"w. 28"d. 

Sold originally at Garth's, February 11, 2006, lot 581.

Sold at the 10th Annual Ohio Valley Auction May 14, 2016.

Estimate: $250-400 

Price Realized: $1,140


FARM SCENE BY FERDINAND BRADER (SWISS/AMERICAN, BORN 1833), Baughman Township, Wayne County, Ohio, dated 1888. Graphite on paper, signed lower left, numbered 625, and titled "Residence of Joseph and Anna Gindelsperger". 38"h. 57"w., and a framed Birth and Baptism record for their eldest daughter, Mary Gindelsperger, born on August 28, 1846 in Baughman Township, Wayne County, Ohio, 24.5"h. 20.5"w. 

Joseph Gindelsperger was born on May 15, 1822 in Somerset, Pennsylvania. On May 26, 1842, Mr. Gindelsperger married Anna Frase in Wayne County, Ohio. Mrs. Gindelsperger was born in 1823 in Chipawa Township, Wayne County, Ohio; daughter of Joseph Frase. Mrs. Gindelsperger died in Baughman Township of said county in 1893. Mr. Gindelsperger died on December 22, 1907 in Baughman Township. 

This is one of two known Braders to have been done in Baughman Township.

Condition: The Brader is in remarkably good condition. It is dark, as they all are before they are cleaned, but we have had it out of the frame and have handled it extensively. The paper is not brittle. There is a "u" shaped tear at the bottom edge, under the "Residence" text area. The tear is 1" w by about 1/2" high. There is a 1" tear on the lower right that does not go into the image Otherwise, just the minor rippling and some minor vertical oxidation lines.

Sold at the 10th Annual Ohio Valley Auction May 14, 2016.

Estimate: $10,000-15,000

Price Realized: $16,800


TWO PIECES OF CLEAR BLOWN PITTSBURGH FLINT GLASS, Second quarter-19th century. Pedestal sugar with lid, applied knob on lid, knob stem, broken pontil, and etched floral decoration. Sold at Garth's in the Paul & Barbara Carpenter sale, October 1997. 89"h. And a pillar blown cream pitcher with applied handle, and ground pontil, 6"h.

Condition : Sugar: is good all around. Creamer: has wear, and a little residue in bottom, but nice and clean

Sold at the 10th Annual Ohio Valley Auction May 14, 2016.

Estimate: $200-400

Price Realized: $3,600


PITTSBURGH DIAMOND DESIGN COBALT FOOTED MASTER SALT, Second quarter-19th century. Flint glass with broken pontil, 3"h. 2.25"diameter. 

Condition: Overall good condition. 

Sold at the 10th Annual Ohio Valley Auction May 14, 2016.

Estimate: $200-400

Price Realized: $5,880


AMERICAN HISTORIC BLOWN GLASS FLASK, Second quarter-19th century. Green double eagle pint GII-40. 6"h.

Condition: Minor surface wear, interior blisters, the longest over one eagle head 1/2".

Sold at the 10th Annual Ohio Valley Auction May 14, 2016.

Estimate: $300-600

Price Realized: $2,160


AMERICAN BLOWN GLASS PITKIN, First half-19th century. Olive half post with tightly swirled ribs. 5.5"h.

Condition: Some surface wear, mostly at bottom. Otherwise good overall condition.

Sold at the 10th Annual Ohio Valley Auction May 14, 2016.

Estimate: $300-400

Price Realized: $1,920


THREE AMERICAN HISTORIC BLOWN GLASS FLASKS, Second quarter-19th century. Amber quart Washington and Taylor, GI-43, 8.5"h., aqua quart Pikes Peak, GXI-34, 9"h., and aqua Franklin, GI-95, 6.75"h.

Condition: Dyott has pinpoint flake on center side rib, minor surface wear on high points and inside lip. Pikes peak has small interior blisters and tiny flake on lip. Amber has interior residue, interior blister over Taylor's head. also minor potstone with radiations on side seam.

Sold at the 10th Annual Ohio Valley Auction May 14, 2016.

Estimate: $250-500

Price Realized: $4,200


"ABNER STEVENS 1822" PAINTED EAGLE DRUM, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, label dated 1822, mixed woods. Original alligatored brown paint with reddish-brown pin striping, folksy full chicken eagle, foliage decoration, stenciled "Wm., A.W.", and brass tack decoration around peep hole, 15"h. 17"diameter.

Condition: Striping on wooden bands is brown, salmon and yellow and has wear. Rawhide or vellum heads, one has 1.5"l. tear, the other has a small patch. Some loss to leather tabs. Brass knob for adjusting snares works. Paper label on the inside.

Sold at the 10th Annual Ohio Valley Auction May 14, 2016.

Estimate: $1,500-2,500

Price Realized: $2,040


AMERICAN HISTORIC BLOWN GLASS FLASK, Second quarter-19th century. Golden amber quart "Corn for the World", GVI-4. Iron pontil. 8.5"h.

Condition: Some tiny flakes on top of lip, interior blisters, minor surface wear. One side has very small scratch and a tiny open blister. Potstone with radiation just to right bottom of monument. 

Sold at the 10th Annual Ohio Valley Auction May 14, 2016.

Estimate: $300-600

Price Realized: $2,760


AMERICAN REDWARE JAR, Attributed to Nathaniel Rochester, New York, 1st half-19th century. Ovoid with running three color glaze. Flakes on foot. 7.5"h.

Sold at the 10th Annual Ohio Valley Auction May 14, 2016.

Estimate: $1,000-2,000

Price Realized: $5,880


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