Lot 8    

American Pewter Charger,
2006, Fall Decorative Arts, October 7th
unmarked, but likely the work of Nathaniel or Richard Austin (1792-1817), having a single reeded rim and shallow bouge typical of the Boston area pewterers; 15" diameter.

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Polished; moderate utility marks.
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Lignum Vitae Lidded Container,
Lot # 102 - Lignum Vitae Lidded Container,
a lathe-turned container having a deeply turned foot, bulbous sides and tightly fitting lid with knob finial. Incised line decoration on body of container and lid; retains a dark, mellow patina; 5" high x 5.25" diameter. > Item Details
Two Painted Splint Baskets,
Lot # 109 - Two Painted Splint Baskets,
both American and late 19th-early 20th century. A ribbed melon basket with bentwood handle, retaining an old apple green paint; 7" high (10" to handle) x 12" wide x 10.5" deep; AND a round footed gathering basket in a later green enamel paint; 6.5" high (12" to handle) x 9.5" rim diameter. > Item Details
<i>The Game Seller</i> by Charles Brias,
Lot # 96 - The Game Seller by Charles Brias,
oil on panel, signed and dated on the left C. Brias, 1851. A wonderful mid-19th century Northern European genre painting of a man dressed in woodland clothing offering fresh game and eggs to a woman at her door while her toddler peers at a dead fox slung over the man's shoulder. In a period gilt fra... > Item Details
Four Blown Molded Bird Cage Fountains,
Lot # 60 - Four Blown Molded Bird Cage Fountains,
two pairs, ca 1825-1835, American and others, blown molded of colorless glass. One pair GI-7 (McKearin, 1961) with applied twist finials; 4.5" high, together with another pair in a "Baroque" variant with open flared tops for filling; 4" high. > Item Details
1864 U.S. Sanitary Commission Pillow Top,
Lot # 127 - 1864 U.S. Sanitary Commission Pillow Top,
silk and polychrome silk embroidery threads, being a square with rounded corners and 2" red and white fringe white ground with crossed flags in center, cannon and laurel wreath, each corner with 2 laurel branches with bow, blue border, 14.5" with fringe. Pressure mounted and framed, 23.5" x 29.5" wi... > Item Details
Portrait of a Mother and Child Attributed to George Romney,
Lot # 266 - Portrait of a Mother and Child Attributed to George Romney,
oil on canvas, unsigned, with plaque identifying the artist, George Romney, R.A.. A pleasant 18th century portrait of a richly dressed woman and her daughter seated in front of a red velvet curtain. The woman wears a white lace scarf and black lace shawl while her daughter is dressed in white. In a... > Item Details
Italian or German School, Sketch of Figures in a Colonnade,
Lot # 230 - Italian or German School, Sketch of Figures in a Colonnade,
ink and grisaille on paper, unsigned. A scene with figures on a path that is lined by a double-sided colonnade. One small figure is sketching the area in the foreground while other couples take lazy strolls along the path. Their style of dress seems to indicate 18th or 19th century. In a modern ... > Item Details
Oil on Board Beach Scene by Susan Miller Chase,
Lot # 606 - Oil on Board Beach Scene by Susan Miller Chase,
oil on board, signed lower right Susan Miller Chase. A charming impressionist scene of a mother and children at the beach. In a gilt frame; 9.5" x 11.5" (w/o frame), 16" x 18" (w/frame). Susan Miller Chase, American, 20th century, specialized in small genre scenes of figures at leisure and impress... > Item Details
Three Fox Hunting Stevengraphs,
Lot # 628 - Three Fox Hunting Stevengraphs,
includes Stg. #165, The Meet; mount type B, back label 10 titles; framed; 7.25" x 10.2"; Stg. #166, Full Cry; mount type B, back label 13, framed; 5.3" x 8.25"; AND Stg. #167, The Death, mount type B, back label 19 titles, framed; 7.25" x 10.2". Probably inspired by Henry Alken fox hunting paintings... > Item Details
Jewel-Encrusted Silver Gilt Snuff Box with Peacock,
Lot # 549 - Jewel-Encrusted Silver Gilt Snuff Box with Peacock,
likely Anglo-Indian made for the Western market, this rectangular hinged lidded box is unmarked gold-washed silver with finely carved peacock with flowing tree branch in background, and floral surround, all inset with gems including blue cabochons in tail, faceted blue stones and salt water seed pea... > Item Details
Willets American Belleek 16
Lot # 392 - Willets American Belleek 16" Cylinder Vase with Whooping Cranes,
a Willets Belleek porcelain cylindrical vase depicting a pair of Whooping Cranes framed by standing tall trees. Manufactured by the Willets Manufacturing Company, Trenton, NJ. ca 1879-1912; marked below with brown Willets backstamp and penciled 564 / 10-5 factory notation; 16" high x 5.25" diameter.... > Item Details
Audubon 1st Royal Octavo Edition <i>Cardinal Grosbeak</i>,
Lot # 425 - Audubon 1st Royal Octavo Edition Cardinal Grosbeak,
hand-colored plate detached from one of the first octavo-sized editions issued between 1840-1844. Marked in block letters upper left and right No. 41 / Pl.203; Audubon credit lower left in italics Drawn from Nature by J.J. Audubon F.R.S.F.L.S. and publisher's credit lower right Lith., Printed & Cold... > Item Details
Early Victorian Secretary in the Gothic Revival Style,
Lot # 184 - Early Victorian Secretary in the Gothic Revival Style,
American, ca 1840-1865, mixed hardwoods. A massive 2-piece cabinet; upper section with 4 adjustable shelves behind 2 glazed doors having cobalt blue panes, lattice work mullions with carved, arched, gothic crests. Lower section having a full-width drawer incorporating a fall-front writing surface ... > Item Details
Coin Silver Presentation Wine Goblet, PLUS,
Lot # 545 - Coin Silver Presentation Wine Goblet, PLUS,
unmarked Rhine wine-style with pouring spout, with chased oak leaves and acorns on base stacked ring stem with Prunus flowers on .5" high band with stippled ground, below ribbon-bound acanthus wreath, below plain bowl engraved opposite spout Presented/to/William Hyde/by his/Personal German Friends/S... > Item Details
American Pewter Mug,
Lot # 13 - American Pewter Mug,
unmarked, approximately of one pint capacity having a strap handle; decorated with 3 bands and incised lines at base; 4.25" high (to brim) x 3.12" diameter (at base).Possibly by Rufus Dunham, Portland or Westbrook, Maine (1837-1860). > Item Details
Group of Atterbury & Ripley Kerosene Lamps,
Lot # 16 - Group of Atterbury & Ripley Kerosene Lamps,
ca 1860-1880. Includes a "Peacock Feather" stand lamp with colorless font on a starch blue base; 8.5" high; an Atterbury "Ribbed Loop" stand lamp on an opaque milk white "Gem" base, 8.75" high; a stand lamp on square opaque milk white base with Patented July 1872 on the drip ring; 8.25" high; AND tw... > Item Details
Pinprick Decorated Paper Floral Wreath,
Lot # 199 - Pinprick Decorated Paper Floral Wreath,
American, fourth quarter 19th century. Cream-colored paper ornately cut into a wreath of roses and embellished with pinpricked designs; mounted to a black cloth ground. Typewritten paper label attached to verso reads Made by/Jennie Raymer Burton/About 1870. In period walnut frame 15" x 18" (w/o f... > Item Details
<i>Desert in Bloom, Mountains in Distance</i> Oil on Board,
Lot # 157 - Desert in Bloom, Mountains in Distance Oil on Board,
oil on board, signed indistinctly lower right. A boldly executed, bright landscape with mountains in the distance; clusters of flowers blooming on the desert earth. In a modern painted frame; 14" x 18" (w/o frame), 19" x 23" (w/frame). > Item Details
Portrait of a Jockey Astride a Horse, Artist Signed,
Lot # 435 - Portrait of a Jockey Astride a Horse, Artist Signed,
likely British and late 19th century, oil on canvas, unsigned. An excellent sporting painting of a jockey in green racing silks astride a brown horse. Posed in verdant landscape. In a period wood frame; 24" x 29.5" (w/o frame), 30" x 36" (w/frame). > Item Details
<i>Old Creole Patio</i> by Collete Pope Heldner,
Lot # 579 - Old Creole Patio by Collete Pope Heldner,
oil on canvas, signed lower left. A colorful New Orleans patio scene with exotic tropical plants shrouding the tile roofed buildings with two figures are seen in the background. The note on reverse of canvas reads Old Creole Patio (180 years old), St. Peter's St., Old French Quarter, New Orleans (P... > Item Details
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