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CONNECTICUT PILGRIM CENTURY JOINED OAK SUNFLOWER CHEST, CA. 1700, possibly from the workshop of Peter Blin, probably Wethersfield, 39.5" h., 44.75" w. For a similar example, see Furniture of the Pilgrim Century, by Wallace Nutting, Vol 1, fig. 18.

Provenance: The Estate of Mary Louise Shartle, Las Vegas, New Mexico.

Condition:

Original yellow pine top. Legs ended out. Some ebonized appliques/molding replaced. Nails added to drawer bottoms.

Sold at Pook and Pook September 14, 2018.

Estimate: $5,000-10,000

Price Realized: $27,500


NEW ENGLAND WILLIAM AND MARY CHERRY SHOE FOOT HUTCH TABLE, CA. 1740, 27" h., 41.25" w.

Provenance: Provenance: The Estate of Mary Louise Shartle, Las Vegas, New Mexico.; Deerfield Academy; Lillian Blankley Cogan.

Condition:Overall good undisturbed surface. Several nails added to top and base. Cracks to one batten.

Sold at Pook and Pook September 14, 2018.

Estimate: $4,000-8,000

Price Realized: $8,125


LARGE NEW ENGLAND SHAKER PINE CUPBOARD, 19TH C., probably Enfield, Connecticut, attributed to Abner Allen (1776-1855), 85" h., 38" w. A nearly identical cupboard signed by Allen is illustrated in The Complete Book of Shaker Furniture, by Rieman and Burks, fig. 131

 Provenance: The Estate of Mary Louise Shartle, Las Vegas, New Mexico.

Condition:Good condition. No apparent damages or repairs.

Sold at Pook and Pook September 14, 2018.

Estimate: $2,000-4,000

Price Realized: $10,000


PHILADELPHIA FANBACK WINDSOR ARMCHAIR, CA. 1780, with scrolled ears and blunt arrow feet, retaining an old black surface with yellow highlights.

Provenance: The Estate of Mary Louise Shartle, Las Vegas, New Mexico.

Condition:Leftmost tall spindle replaced. Brass brace added to left side of crest.

Sold at Pook and Pook September 14, 2018.

Estimate: $3,000-5,000

Price Realized: $5,750


CHIP CARVED OAK WALL BOX, 18TH C., decorated with pinwheels and geometrics, retaining an old red surface, 8.75" x 13.5".

Provenance: The Estate of Mary Louise Shartle, Las Vegas, New Mexico; Lillian B. Cogan.

Condition: Old crack at hinge.

Sold at Pook and Pook September 14, 2018.

Estimate: $500-1,000

Price Realized: $2,750


MAPLE GAMES TABLE, LATE 18TH C., the veneered top with central inlaid slate panel and marquetry inlaid surround, 29" h., 34.75" w.

Provenance: The Estate of Mary Louise Shartle, Las Vegas, New Mexico.

Condition: Origin unknown. One side rail replaced. Otherwise in good condition. No other apparent damages or repairs.

Sold at Pook and Pook September 14, 2018.

Estimate: $1,000-1,500

Price Realized: $7,500


BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS SILVER MUG, CA. 1770, bearing the touch of Minott & Simpkins, 5" h., 12.7 ozt.

Provenance: The Estate of Mary Louise Shartle, Las Vegas, New Mexico.

Condition:The underside with period inscription "IP to SP". Good condition.

Sold at Pook and Pook September 14, 2018.

Estimate: $1,000-2,000

Price Realized: $4,750


JACOBEAN OVER UPHOLSTERED OAK ARMCHAIR, CA. 1700.

Provenance: The Estate of Mary Louise Shartle, Las Vegas, New Mexico.

Condition:Rear feet replaced. Several puttied areas from upholstery tacks.

Sold at Pook and Pook September 14, 2018.

Estimate: $400-700

Price Realized: $3,500


BLUE SPATTER PLATE WITH YELLOW TULIP,  8.25" diameter.

 Provenance: Private collection, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.

Condition:Very good condition. No apparent damages or repairs.

Sold at Pook and Pook September 14, 2018.

Estimate: $200-400

Price Realized: $1,625


RED SPATTER SCHOOLHOUSE PLATE, 9.5" diameter.

Provenance: Private collection, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.

Condition: .25" flake to underside of rim.

Sold at Pook and Pook September 14, 2018.

Estimate: $400-600

Price Realized: $1,625


GREEN SPATTER SCHOOLHOUSE COVERED SUGAR,  4.5" h.

Provenance: Private collection, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.

Condition: .5" repair to rim of lid. Two small flakes to inner rim of lid. Lid is a good fit and good color match to base. Area of light staining. Overall good condition.

Sold at Pook and Pook September 14, 2018.

Estimate: $400-800

Price Realized: $1,625


SOUTHERN HEPPLEWHITE MAHOGANY CELLARETTE, CA. 1800, with large oval veneer panels, a single drawer and unusual long spiral shell inlay on legs, 41.5" h., 20" w.

Provenance: Wilmington, Delaware Estate.

Condition: Two pieces. Scattered small losses to inlay. Original brass. Yellow pine secondaries.

Sold at Pook and Pook September 14, 2018.

Estimate: $2,000-3,000

Price Realized: $18,750


DANIEL PETERMAN (PENNSYLVANIA 1797-1871), YORK COUNTY INK AND WATERCOLOR FRAKTUR BIRTH CERTIFICATE, with central script flanked by female figures and birds, signed lower middle, 14" x 11.75".

Provenance: The Collection of Harriet Robbins, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

Condition: Allover creases. Minor staining.

Sold at Pook and Pook September 14, 2018.

Estimate: $2,000-4,000

Price Realized: $8,125


CHESTER COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA CHIPPENDALE WALNUT SEMI-TALL CHEST, CA. 1770, with three short drawers over four long drawers supported by bold ogee bracket feet, retaining its original brass hardware and an old dry surface.

Provenance: Ron Klinger; Pook & Pook, The Collection of James Grievo, May 5, 2012, lot 20.

Condition: Original brasses. Nice old dry surface. Old break repairs to foot facings. A few small chips to drawer lips. Overall very good condition.

Sold at Pook and Pook September 14, 2018.

Estimate: $5,000-8,000

Price Realized: $10,000


PENNSYLVANIA PAINTED BEE SKEP BASKET, 19TH C., retaining an old red surface, 13" h.

Condition:Good condition. No apparent damages or repairs.

Sold at Pook and Pook September 15, 2018.

Estimate: $300-500

Price Realized: $813


JOHN VAN MINIAN (ACTIVE 1805-1842), SALEM COUNTY, NEW JERSEY WATERCOLOR FRAKTUR GRADUATION CERTIFICATE FOR RICHARD FINLEY, CA. 1815, 9.5" x 7.5".'

Provenance: Private Collection, Ho-Ho-Kus, New Jersey. Exhibited: Newark, New Jersey, The Newark Museum Association, Paint, Paper & Thread, January 31 - April 12, 1970; Traveling Exhibition, Small Folk: A Celebration of Childhood in America, New York, Museum of American Folk Art, New York Historical Society; St. Louis, Missouri, First Street Forum; Tokyo, Japan, The Ginza Gallery; Osaka, Japan, The Hankyu Gallery, December 11, 1980 - July 1981, no. 189; Summit, New Jersey, Summit Art Center, The World of the Child in 19th Century America, December 6, 1981 - January 17, 1982.

Condition: Laid down, stains and discolorations, losses to upper right corner.

Sold at Pook and Pook September 15, 2018.

Estimate: $2,000-3,000

Price Realized: $4,500


WILHELM SCHIMMEL (CUMBERLAND VALEY, PENNSYLVANIA 1871-1890), CARVED AND PAINTED ROOSTER, retaining the original polychrome decoration, 9" h.

Provenance: Private collection, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.

Condition:

.5" pieced section to back of mound base, small repair to waddle and comb, minor chip to toe.

Sold at Pook and Pook September 15, 2018.

Estimate: $5,000-10,000

Price Realized: $10,625


SOUTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA INK AND WATERCOLOR VORSCHRIFT FRAKTUR, DATED 1809, the center verse flanked by vibrant full figures of a lady and gentleman, the gentleman in top hat with long tailed coat, the woman in a long yellow dress with bonnet, 7.625" x 12".

Condition: Unframed, small edge tears.

Sold at Pook and Pook September 15, 2018.

Estimate: $7,000-9,000

Price Realized: $12,500


AMERICAN MINIATURE WATERCOLOR ON IVORY PORTRAIT OF A YOUNG SEA CAPTAIN, CA. 1800, with a ship flying an American flag in the background, the reverse with plaited hair, embellished with gilt-metal stars, 3 x 2.25".

Provenance: Mrs. Stephen Van Rensselaer, Morristown, New Jersey; Private Collection, Ho-Ho-Kus, New Jersey.

Condition: Good condition.

Sold at Pook and Pook September 15, 2018.

Estimate: $2,000-4,000

Price Realized: $10,625


PENNSYLVANIA CONESTOGA WAGON BOX, EARLY 19TH C., with a wrought iron scrolled hasp and strap hinges, with remains of the original blue surface, 16" h., 13.5" w.

Condition:Lacking a board on bottom, no back, as expected wear.

Sold at Pook and Pook September 15, 2018.

Estimate: $2,000-3,000

Price Realized: $1,375


JOHAN BUSYAEGER (ACTIVE 1805-1841), WESTMORELAND COUNTY PENNSYLVANIA PEN, INK, AND WATERCOLOR FRAKTUR BIRTH CERTIFICATE, signed and dated 1809 for Johann Wilhelm Altmann, born in 1798, with vibrant tulip and floral decoration with central urn, in a period red and yellow grain painted frame, 7.5" x 12.25".

Provenance: The Collection of Dr. Carl Mogil, Cherry Hill, New Jersey.

Condition:Small edge tears, light toning, minor stains, not examined out of frame.

Sold at Pook and Pook September 15, 2018.

Estimate: $2,500-3,500

Price Realized: $5,250


EPHRATA, LANCASTER COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA SHERATON WALNUT TWO-PART DUTCH CUPBOARD, signed on back board H K Shirk Ephrata Pa, having a cove molded cornice with spool trim molding and a pie shelf, flanked by candle drawers, resting on turned feet, retaining an old dry surface with blue painted interior. 87.5" h., 66.5" w., 20" d.

Provenance: a North Carolina collection.

Condition: Overall very good condition. Interior paint is old, probably original. Minor wear and losses. Some alligatoring to original varnish. Nice old dry surface. Original drawer pulls. A couple small cracks to panes. Two moldings around candle drawers are loose, one side molding is replaced. Two pieces - top sets into top of base.

Sold at Pook and Pook September 15, 2018.

Estimate: $6,000-8,000

Price Realized: $13,750


PENNSYLVANIA PAINTED PINE AND POPLAR DOWER CHEST, LATE 18TH C., possibly Virginia, retaining its original blue surface decorated with tulips, sun faces and birds, 22" h., 48 1/2" w.

Provenance: The Collection of Harriet Robbins, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

Sold at Pook and Pook September 15, 2018.

Estimate: $800-1,200

Price Realized: $4,250




THE NEFF FAMILY MATYR'S MIRROR EPHRATA, PENNSYLVANIA, 1748, with hand drawn bookplate by fraktur artist Carl Friedrich Seybold, inscribed to Jacob Neff 1829, also included is an amusing recipe for Doctor Stoe's Infallible Cure for Mad Dog Bite.



Sold at Pook and Pook September 15, 2018.

Estimate: $1,500-2,500

Price Realized: $3,750


MASSIVE NEW ENGLAND TURNED BOWL, 19TH C., 8.25" h., 21.25" diameter.

Condition:Scattered puttied losses. Wear to interior.

Sold at Pook and Pook September 15, 2018.

Estimate: $1,000-2,000

Price Realized: $3,500


JOHN WESLEY JARVIS (AMERICAN 1780-1840), WATERCOLOR STUDY OF HENRY I. WYCKOFF, initialed J.W.J and dated 1809, 8" x 6.75".

Provenance: a North Carolina collection.

Condition:Very good condition.

Sold at Pook and Pook September 15, 2018.

Estimate: $1,000-1,500

Price Realized: $6,000




(AMERICANA) 1 VOL. (PAINE, THOMAS). COMMON SENSE: ADDRESSED TO THE INHABITANTS OF AMERICA... LONDON: FOR J. ALMON, 1776. BOUND WITH: PLAIN TRUTH ADDRESSED TO THE INHABITANTS OF AMERICA. LONDON: FOR J. ALMOND, 1776. Both first English editions. 8vo, contemporary quarter-calf and marbled boards; spine and corners heavily rubbed and worn, covers detached but present, binding just starting to break. Scattered light foxing, moderate foxing to last leaf of Plain Truth. With the collective half-title. 3 preliminary leaves, (1)-54 p.; 2 preliminary leaves, (1)-47, [1] p. (advertisements). Adams 76-108a; Howes P-17; Gimble CS-25, hiatuses filled in with pen and ink, and CS 210. And bound with: Paine, Thomas. Rights of Man: Being an Answer to Mr. Burke's Attack on the French Revolution. London: for J. S. Jordan, 1791. Second edition. 8vo, complete with half-title. Light to moderate foxing to half-title, ink ownership at head of half-title, internally generally clean. Howes P-31. And bound with: Paine, Thomas. Rights of Man. Part The Second. London: for J. S. Jordan, 1792. Second edition. 8vo, complete with half-title. Light foxing to half-title, ink ownership at head of half-title. Internally generally clean, but showing some creasing at corners, 2 small old cello tape repairs to upper blank margins of verso of the works' last leaf (p. 178), old stab holes in gutters. Howes P-32. And also bound with: Adams, John [i.e. John Quincy Adams]. An Answer to Pain's Rights of Man. London: for John Stockdale, 1793. 8vo. Scattered light foxing. (1)-48 p.

Sold at Freeman's Auction September 27, 2018.

Estimate $8,000-12,000

Price Realized: $28,750


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