American Furniture & Decorative Arts The Collection of Gregory Rubin Reynolds

Sale 2585B March 4, 2012 Boston


Gregory Rubin Reynolds
Gregory is remembered for his sharp wit, intellect, and the adventuresome taste which fueled his lifelong passion for collecting. He loved New England country furniture, folk art, and jewelry, whether it was diamonds or Bakelite! His taste was impeccable and his style eclectic. His contemporary home in Peacham, Vermont, was a showcase for each carefully selected piece. He demonstrated that antiques can be strikingly beautiful contrasted in a modern environment. Gregory’s legacy is his generosity to friends and to the Northeastern Vermont Regional Hospital. NVRH will receive the proceeds from the auction of his collection, and the sale of his home.

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1. Polychrome-painted Carved Pine Box, America, 19th century, rectangular box, with hinged lid decorated with relief-carved rosettes, and geometric designs and borders, in shades of mustard, red, and black with black borders, ht. 6 1/2, wd. 8 1/4, lg. 17 in. $3,000-5,000

2. Paint-decorated Pine Six-board Chest, possibly New York, c. 1825, the lift-top lettered “E.M.S.” with applied molding above the cutout feet, old grain-painted surface in brown and dark yellow, with green swags above, ht. 25, wd. 41, dp. 17 3/4 in. Note: The underside of the top is carved with “Cyrus Sherwood 1825” and further inscribed with the same name. There is a record of a Cyrus G. Sherwood born in Greenville, New York, in 1825. $3,000-5,000

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3. Pair of Brown-painted Braced Windsor Bow-back Chairs, E. Dyer, Rhode Island, 1790-1800, branded “E. DYER” on the underside of each seat, old surface over earlier green, ht. 38, seat ht. 17 in. $1,500-2,500

6. Green-painted Four-finger Lap-seam Box, America, 19th century, pine top and bottom and maple bentwood sides, the slightly beveled fingers secured with copper tacks, (paint wear), ht. 4 5/8, dia. 12 1/4 in. $600-800

4. French Tole Student Lamp, early 19th century, painted tin with slender shaft supporting adjustable candleholders with conical shades with pierced rims, brass ring finial, on a weighted dish base, painted black with gilt striping, ht. 19 1/2, wd. 13 in. $400-600

7. Three Round Painted Lap-seam Pantry Boxes, America, 19th century, the two larger boxes painted blue, one with the name “J. BURR” impressed on the bottom, the smallest painted green with faint penciled inscriptions on the inside of the lid “Angie F------ ---- Maine” in period script, (minor abrasions and paint loss), ht. 2 5/8-5 1/4, dia. 6 1/2-9 1/2 in. $200-300

5. Diminutive Queen Anne Black-painted Drop-leaf Tea Table, New England, mid-18th century, the circular top on cabriole legs continuing to pad feet on platforms, joined by a shaped apron, old surface, (imperfections), ht. 27, dia. 35 1/2 in. $4,000-6,000

8. Diminutive Olive Green-painted Cupboard, New England, last half 18th century, with shelved interior, old green surface over earlier red, (minor imperfections), ht. 71 1/2, case wd. 24 1/4, case dp. 18 3/4 in. $6,000-8,000


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9. Carved and Painted Wood Hobby Horse, America, late 19th century, carved horse head with inset glass eyes, on turned shaft terminating with iron clad wooden wheels with iron spokes, ht. 41, wd. 11 3/4 in. $400-600

10. Red-painted Lidded Pail, America, mid to late 19th century, stave and iron hoop construction, with wire bail and turned hardwood handle, ht. 11 1/2 in. $400-600

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11. Yellow-painted Wooden Pail, America, 19th century, stave and iron hoop constructed pail, wire swing bail with turned hardwood handle, ht. to rim 4 1/2 in. $400-600 12. Yellow-painted Wooden Measure and Bucket, America, late 19th/ early 20th century, the lapped-seam measure marked “E.B. FRYE MANUFACTURER” on the bottom, Wilton, New Hampshire; and a lidded stave and hoop constructed bucket, the lid stamped with the instructions: “No. 20/Keep This Cover On/Mincemeat is Better if Kept in a Cool Place and Stirred Often as the Liquor Settles at the Bottom,” ht. 6 1/4, 9 1/2 in. $300-500

13. Compass-decorated, Polychrome-painted, Covered Round Storage Box, possibly northern Europe, 19th century, lapped-seam box with laced splints joining nine fingers, the cover painted red and centered with a large polychrome medallion, the bottom painted black, (imperfections), ht. 4 7/8, dia. 14 1/2 in. $800-1,200 14. Yellow-painted Pine Chest over Two Drawers, New England, late 18th century, the molded lift top over thumb-molded drawers, on cutout base, turned wooden knobs appear to be original, old surface of yellow paint over earlier red and blue, (minor imperfections), ht. 39, wd. 37, dp. 17 in. $1,500-2,500


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15. Sheet Iron and Wood Sixteen-light Chandelier, early 19th century, baluster shaft with corrugated sheet iron trim with wood caps on top and bottom issuing eight double-light scrolled arms with sheet-iron candle cups, with four 6 1/2-in. hanging hooks, (losses, rusty surfaces), ht. of chandelier only 37 1/2, dia. 36 in. $6,000-8,000

16. Set of Six Red-painted Square-back Windsor Side Chairs, New England, c. 1810, old surface, (minor wear), ht. 34, seat ht. 18 in. Provenance: William Smith Auction, the Collection of Walter Backofen, June 29, 2007. $3,000-5,000

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17. Red-painted Pine and Maple Hutch Table, New England, c. 1800, the square overhanging top with ovolo corners tilts on tapering supports joined by a seat with hinged lid, old surface, (minor imperfections), ht. 27, top wd. 51, top dp. 52 in. Provenance: A Weare, New Hampshire, estate. $2,000-4,000 18. Paint-decorated Turned Wood Compote with Stone Fruit, America, 19th century, the compote with subtly marbled mustard-colored paint, containing an assortment of carved and painted stone fruit, compote ht. 8 3/8, dia. 9 3/4 in. $300-500 19. White-painted Crown Great Chair, possibly Milford, Connecticut, area, 18th century, old surface of worn white paint, ht. 47, seat ht. 17 in. $4,000-6,000

20. Paint-decorated Maple and Pine Tea Table, New England, 18th century, the block-turned legs joined by a straight beaded apron and molded box stretchers, old surface of white over earlier red, (imperfections), ht. 26 3/4, wd. 26, dp. 29 1/4 in. $1,000-1,500

21. Set of Five White-painted and Grained Shaped Tablet-top Windsor Side Chairs, New England, early 19th century, with bamboo turnings, old surface, (paint wear), ht. 36, seat ht. 18 1/2 in. $2,000-3,000

22. White-painted Windsor Square-back Bamboo-turned Settee, New England, early 19th century, surface of white paint with yellow striping, (imperfections), ht. 34, lg. 74, seat dp. 21, seat ht. 17 in. $3,000-5,000


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23. White-painted Arched Louvered Wood Shutter, ht. 32 1/4, wd. 31 1/2 in. $800-1,200 24. Pine Trestle-foot Harvest Table, early 19th century, the rectangular breadboard top on molded mortise and tenon-constructed ends joined by a molded stretcher with keyed tenons, refinished, (minor imperfections), ht. 29 1/2, wd. 34, lg. 107 in. $2,500-3,500

25. Painted Scroll-end Shelf and a Collection of Victorian Shoe Pincushions, late 19th/early 20th century, three-tier shelf painted dark brown, with twenty-eight shoe-form pincushions, most paint-decorated, (six shoes lacking pincushions), shelf ht. 27 1/4, wd. 21 1/2, dp. 8; pincushion wd. 1 3/8-7 in. Provenance: Ex Sally Whittemore collection, sold at Skinner, August 9, 2009, Lots 112 and 113. $4,000-6,000



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26. Pair of Silk Needlework Pictures, America, early 19th century, oval pictures stitched with silk and chenille threads, on a silk ground, with painted sky, faces, and hands, each depicting a young lady seated in repose in a landscape, (minor light stains), approx. 16 x 13 in., in period gilt-gesso frames. $800-1,200 27. Needlework Pincushion, America, 1840, rectangular cushion of ivorycolored silk, the top and sides stitched with floral and foliate chenille thread designs, trimmed with silk braid and tassels, with brass ball feet, the bottom inscribed “Presented to Isabella Heath/a wedding gift by Mrs. Whitehead Bennet Aug. 1840,” with a protective muslin covering and a conforming box, ht. 4, wd. 6 1/2, lg. 8 1/2 in. $800-1,200

28. Large Velvet Strawberry Pincushion, Embroidered Pincushion, and a Silk Apple, a painted velvet oversize strawberry-form pincushion with felt foliage, an oval, black jersey covered pincushion stitched lettering with red cotton threads: “Helen Sexton Hall, Hello, Ball,” and the alphabet and numerals, together with a stuffed painted silk apple, dia. 2 1/2-6 3/4 in. $200-250 29. Hand-painted Fan, America, late 19th century, circular paperboard fan with applied light blue silk trim with watercolor decoration, one side depicting a little girl wearing a hat and carrying a basket of flowers, inscribed “Bon Jour,” the reverse showing the girl asleep with her head resting on a stair and inscribed “Bon Soir”; with a conforming box, the interior inscribed “Painted and given to me by Sylvia Watson,” (minor toning and foxing), fan 11 x 8 in. $300-500

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30. Small Leather-covered, Brass-studded Trunk, labeled “John B. Baker, Saddle, Trunk,, and Military Cap Manufacturer, No. 5 Cornhill Square, Boston,” the trunk covered with green leather, pressed brass swing handle, iron latch, the printed maker’s label affixed to interior lid, containing an assortment of colorful handmade glass beads including millefiore, transparent, and faceted glass beads, box ht. 4 3/4, wd. 10, dp. 6 3/4 in. $200-250

31. American School, 19th Century Portrait of a Lady Seated by a Table, Wearing a Fancy Bonnet and a Blue Dress, c. 1835. Unsigned. Oil on paperboard, 9 1/4 x 7 1/4 in., in a period tiger maple veneer frame. Condition: Faint creases at center, minor minute paint losses. $800-1,200

32. American School, Early 19th Century Folk Portrait of a Boy Holding a Book, and His Sister, Holding a Cat, c. 1840. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 47 x 30 in., unframed. Condition: Good, untouched condition, tear l.c., minor paint losses lower edge. See front cover for detail view $25,000-35,000



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33. Queen Anne Black-painted Carved Maple High Chest of Drawers, attributed to Peter Bartlett, Salisbury, New Hampshire, late 18th century, the top section with five thumb-molded graduated drawers set into lower section on long drawer over three drawers, the center one with fan carving, on cabriole legs continuing to pad feet on platforms, joined by a valanced serpentine-carved skirt, and two turned drop pendants, old replaced brasses, old black paint over earlier red, (imperfections), ht. 75 1/4, case wd. 38 1/4, case dp. 19 in. Provenance: Once the property of John Page, who was Governor of New Hampshire from 1839 to 1841. $30,000-50,000

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34. Maple Tea Table, probably New England, late 18th century, the circular overhanging top on block-, vase-, and ring-turned legs continuing to tall turned feet, joined by a straight apron and box stretchers, repainted black, (imperfections), ht. 25, dia. 31 in. $2,500-3,500

36. Green- and Salmon-painted Barrel-back Corner Cupboard, possibly New Hampshire, late 18th century, the arched and molded case topped by a keystone, above three shaped shelves and a hinged door with raised panels below, exterior repainted, (restored), ht. 92, wd. 47, dp. 17 in. $2,000-3,000

35. Federal Paint-decorated One-drawer Stand, probably Maine, early 19th century, old surface, (minor abrasions), ht. 28 3/4, top wd. 21 1/2, top dp. 20 3/4 in. $1,000-1,500

37. Painted and Turned Candlestand, New England, c. 1825, the square top on a vase- and ring-turned post and a tripod base of shaped legs, old black and gold paint over earlier red, (minor imperfections), ht. 28, wd. 16 3/4, dp. 17 in. $400-600


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38. American School, Possibly J. Brown (American, 17721872) Portrait of Lucy Bently Wheeler of Stonington Connecticut, c. 1815. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, mounted on Masonite, 54 1/4 x 28 1/4 in., in a later arched molded wood frame. Condition: Scattered retouch and other imperfections. Provenance: Descended in the family of the sitter until sometime in the 20th century, sold at Sotheby’s, February 1, 1986, Lot 462. Exhibitions: The Lyman-Allyn Museum, Eighty Eminent Painters of Connecticut, March 9–April 20th, 1947; The Silvermine Guild, Norwalk, Connecticut, American Primitive Show, 1953. $15,000-25,000


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39. Paint-decorated One-drawer Stand, probably Maine, c. 1830, the surface painted to resemble exotic wood bordered by green banding and yellow striping, turned pull appears to be original, (minor paint wear), ht. 28 3/4, wd. 18 1/4, dp. 15 1/2 in. $1,000-1,500

40. Pair of Chalkware Dove Figures, America, late 19th century, the doves perched on a fruiting branch, (paint wear, one repaired), ht. 11 in. $600-800



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41. Edmund C. Coates (New York, 1816-1871) Celebration Around the Flagpole at Winnipesaukee Lake, Meredith, New Hampshire. Signed and dated “E.C. Coates, 1869” l.r., artist and scene identified on early 20th century typed label affixed to the stretcher. Oil on canvas, 24 x 36 in., in a period molded giltwood frame. Condition: Relined, stable craquelure, minor retouch to l.r. and bottom edge. $4,000-6,000 41A. Federal Brown-painted Side Table, possibly New Hampshire, early 19th century, with boldly shaped backboard and long side-mounted drawer, old surface, overall ht. 40, top ht. 28 3/4, top wd. 37 1/4, top dp. 17 in. $800-1,200

42. Chippendale Cherry and Maple Tall Chest of Drawers, Levi Webster, Enfield, New Hampshire, late 18th century, the case of six thumbmolded graduated drawers on a elaborately cutout bracket base centering a drop pendant, brasses and escutcheons appear original, old natural surface, (minor imperfections), ht. 57 3/4, case wd. 36, case dp. 17 1/2 in. Note: According to a note found inside the chest, it was built by Levi Webster of Enfield, New Hampshire. Webster, who was a cousin of the statesman Daniel Webster, built numerous pieces of furniture, including rope beds and at least one drop-leaf table. $6,000-8,000

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43. American School, 19th Century Folk Portraits of Henry and Anna (Bellinger) Ehle of Chittenango Village, New York, , c. 1838. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, sight size 29 1/2 x 23 1/4 in., in matching original blackpainted molded wood frames. Condition: Original untouched condition with minor paint loss. Note: Henry Bellinger is portrayed holding a copy of the Chittenango Herald, and dated “October 31, 1838.” The newspaper is also inscribed “Henry Ehle was born April 15, 1787.” The background to the left is likely depicting the biblical story of Samson fighting the lion, and to the right a representation of the Chittenango Falls in the village where the couple lived. Henry’s wife Anna is shown seated in a paintdecorated chair holding a red book, and wearing a fancy lace bonnet and gold jewelry, with a billowing tasseled curtain and a column behind her. A genealogy of the couple, compiled in 1980 in Chittenango, New York, accompanies the portraits. Provenance: Formerly in the early 1950s collection at Gnarlehedge House in Skaneateles, New York, a historical house built in 1810, originally occupied by the Livingston family, which after a time was a restaurant/museum called Gnarlehedge House in the early 1950s, now privately owned. A copy of a listing of the portraits at that restaurant/museum house accompanies the portraits. Literature: “Folk Art Here and There,” The Magazine Antiques, August, 1953, p. 128. $15,000-25,000
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44. Black-painted Turned Bannister-back Armchair, New England, late 18th century, the shaped cresting centering a carved star, with vase and ring turnings and circular handholds, old repaint, ht. 42 1/2, seat ht. 17 in. $600-800 45. Federal Red-painted Cherry Carved One-drawer Stand, possibly New Hampshire, early 19th century, the chamfered top on four square tapering legs joining a straight apron with fan-carved drawer centering a brass knob, ht. 27 3/4, wd. 15 1/2, dp. 17 in. $400-600 46. Red-stained Pine Tall Case Clock, Riley Whiting, Winchester, Connecticut, early 19th century, the polychrome, gilt, and white-painted wooden dial showing a village scene in the arch, with floral spandrels, seconds hand, lettered “R. WHITING, WINCHESTER,” with thirty-hour weight-driven movement, old surface, with gilded turned wooden finials, ht. 86 in. $3,000-5,000

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47. Brown-painted Poplar Chest of Drawers, probably New England, early 18th century, the case of four thumb-molded drawers on turned feet, old surface, retains original escutcheons and two brass pulls, (imperfections), ht. 39 1/4, case wd. 34 1/4, case dp. 18 in. $4,000-6,000 48. Red-painted Turned and Joined Low-back Chair, late 17th century, with wooden plank seat, later paint, ht. 35, seat ht. 20 in. $800-1,200 49. Turned Oak Carver-type Armchair, probably New England, late 19th century, with rush seat, ht. 45, seat ht. 18 in. $300-500 50. Maple and Pine Tavern Table with Drawer, New England, early 18th century, the rectangular overhanging top with breadboard ends, on bold block-, vase-, and ring-turned legs joined by a straight molded apron and box stretchers, repainted brown, (imperfections), ht. 26 1/2, top wd. 44 1/4, dp. 26 in. $2,500-3,500 51. Red-painted Chip-carved Pine Spoon Rack, America, late 18th/ early 19th century, pierced rosette finial on backboard, three-tier rack decorated with chip-carved rosettes and zigzags, each tier with four spoon slots, (minor shrinkage crack), ht. 20 1/2, wd. 10 in. $400-600



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52. American School, 18th Century Portrait of a Young Boy Holding His Tricorn Hat. Unsigned. Oil on panel, 21 x 16 1/2 in., in a gilt-decorated and painted mitered wood frame. Condition: Panel with cracks and associated paint loss, minor craquelure, paint lifting slightly l.c., panel stabilized on reverse. $8,000-12,000 53. Salmon Red-painted Pine Chest over Three Drawers, possibly Vermont, early 18th century, the hinged lift top over a single arch-molded case of two faux drawers and three working drawers, and applied molding at base on frontal bun feet, and cutout rear feet, replaced brasses, later paint, ht. 49 1/2, case wd. 36 1/4, case dp. 18 in. $2,500-3,500 54. Green-painted Windsor Carved Comb-back Armchair, New England, late 18th century, with scroll-carved ears, saddle seat, and vase and ring turnings, later green paint, (minor imperfections), ht. 41, seat ht. 17 in. $800-1,200 55. Painted Turned Wood Bowl with Seven Miniature Baskets, America, 19th century, round turned bowl painted with red, black, yellow, and mustard-colored stripes, containing seven assorted miniature woven splint baskets, bowl ht. 3 1/2, dia. 9; basket ht. 2 1/2-4 1/2 in. $600-800

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56. Red-painted Maple and Pine Tea Table, New England, early 18th century, the oval overhanging top on splayed block-, vase-, and ringturned legs joined by molded straight apron and box stretcher, old surface, (imperfections), ht. 23, wd. 23 1/2, dp. 32 in. $1,500-2,500 57. Large Round Splint Basket, America, 19th century, deep round basket with carved handles and slightly domed round base, ht. 16, dia. 22 3/4 in. $150-250 58. Molded Gilt Copper Rooster Weather Vane, America, late 19th century, large flattened full-body figure mounted on a sphere with molded feathers, and sheet copper tail and feet, weathered gilt surface with streaks of verdigris, including stand, (dents, bullet holes), overall ht. 34 1/4, lg. 24 1/2 in. $4,000-6,000 59. Queen Anne Red-painted Maple Drop-leaf Dining Table, southeastern New England, mid-18th century, old surface, (one leaf slightly warped), ht. 28, wd. 48, dp. open 47 1/2 in. $6,000-8,000

60. Green-painted Sack-back Windsor Chair, New England, late 18th century, seven spindles, carved saddle seat, and vase and ring turnings, repainted, (imperfections), ht. 35, seat ht. 17 in. $400-600 61. Brown-painted Pine and Maple Table, New England, c. 1790, the shaped, molded top on straight beaded legs with beaded apron, ht. 27, wd. 31 1/2, dp. 21 1/2 in. $800-1,200 62. Four Miniature Bandboxes, America, c. 1835, two oval, one oblong, and one round, covered with assorted multicolored floral pattern varnishes, (wear), ht. 2 7/8-3 3/4, dia. 4 5/8-6 7/8 in. $400-600 63. Wallpaper-covered Band Box, early to mid-19th century, octagonal box covered with scroll and floral designs in gray, brown, and dark blue varnishes, with orange borders, (wear, losses), ht. 9 1/4, wd. 12, lg. 13 in. $400-600


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64. Windsor Continuous Armchair, James Bertine, New York, c. 178997, branded “J. BERTINE N. YORK” on the underside of the seat, old varnished surface, (imperfections), ht. 38, seat ht. 18 in. $800-1,200 65. “Circus” Broadside-covered Band Box, America, early 19th century, oblong box with polychrome printed circus figures around the sides, cover and interior, the interior sides with large printed inscriptions “CIRCUS/RIVERS, DERIOUS & CO’s,” (minor wear), ht. 9 1/2, wd. 11 1/2, lg. 14 in. $300-500 66. Four Large Redware Slip-decorated Plates, America, early 19th century, round plates with coggled rims, (glaze wear, chips), dia. 10 1/2, 11 1/4, 11 7/8, 12 1/2 in. Provenance: Ex Sally Whittemore collection, sold at Skinner, August 9, 2009. $400-600

67. Large Relief-carved Butter Stamp, America, 19th century, round tubsize stamp with turned handle, centered with a large fruit and leaf, with chip-carved borders, dia. 9 1/2 in. $400-600 68. Maple and Pine Tavern Table with Drawer, New England, mid-18th century, rectangular overhanging top with breadboard ends, on block-, vase-, and ring-turned legs joined by straight skirt and box stretchers, repainted brown, (imperfections), ht. 25 1/2, top wd. 42 3/4, top dp. 25 1/2 in. $1,000-1,500 69. Qashqai Rug, Southwest Persia, late 19th/early 20th century, centered with rows of staggered boteh, (even wear, end fraying), 6 ft. 1 in. x 3 ft. 3 in. $1,000-1,500 70. American School, 19th Century Portrait of a Young Woman Wearing a Tortoiseshell Comb, c. 1835. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 26 1/4 x 22 in., in a mahogany veneer frame. Condition: Good, scattered craquelure. $3,000-5,000


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71. Painted Lapped-seam and Stave-constructed Wood Basket, America, 19th century, with bent hardwood hoops, with nailed lapped seams, the sides with carved lozenge-shaped slatted staves, mortised slats on the bottom, worn gray paint, ht. 8 1/2, dia. 24 3/4 in. $400-600

72. Maple and Pine Tavern Table with Drawer, New England, 18th century, the rectangular overhanging top on block-, vase-, and ringturned legs joined by molded apron, repainted red, (imperfections), ht. 25 3/4, top wd. 40, dp. 28 3/4 in. $1,500-2,500




73. Carved and Painted Wood Putto Carrying a Sheaf of Wheat, America or Continental, 19th century, the figure standing on a wood plinth, traces of white and green paint, weathered surface, (shrinkage cracks to base), ht. 29 in. $4,000-6,000

74. Monumental Architectural Carved Eagle with Union Shield, America, 19th century, relief-carved spreadwing figure painted gold, with a painted American shield suspended from its neck, the back is flat for wall mounting, ht. 42 3/4, wd. 70 in. $8,000-12,000

75. Northwest Coast-style Polychrome Carved Wood Totem Pole, early 20th century, (minor old edge losses), ht. 36 3/4 in. $1,000-1,500



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76. Set of Four Ivory Armbands, reportedly Kenya, Africa, 19th century, pegged mortise and tenon constructed, accompanied by an old placard inscribed “Set of Old Ivory Armbands/Presented to Mr. Morse by an old Wakumba Chief, handed down to him by his Grandfather,” dia. 4 5/8-5 3/8 in. $300-500

77. Carved and Gilded American Eagle Wall Plaque, America, 19th century, carved in nearly full relief, the spreadwing figure perched on scrolled acanthus leaves, (loss on one wing tip), ht. 18, wd. 46 1/2, dp. 12 in. $1,000-1,500

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78. Wesley Elbridge Webber (Massachusetts and California, 18411914) Foggy Arctic Morning with Ship and Iceberg. Signed l.r. Oil on canvas, 30 1/4 x 50 in., in a period molded gilt-gesso frame. Condition: Good, minute puncture u.l. $8,000-12,000

79. Antonio Nicolo Gasparo Jacobsen (Danish/American, 1850-1921) Portrait of the White Star Royal Mail Steamer Germanic. Signed, dated “A Jacobsen 1878 257 8 Av” l.r., vessel identified on bow. Oil on canvas, 22 x 36 in., in a gilt-gesso frame. Condition: Scattered paint losses, varnish yellowing, surface grime, craquelure. Note: The Germanic was designed and built by Harland and Woolff, Belfast, in 1874-75, as well as her sister ship, the Britannic. In their day, they both set records of completing 200 round trips between Liverpool and New York, with 400 passages across the Atlantic. $4,000-6,000


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80. American School, 19th Century American Passenger Steamboat in Coastal Waters. Unsigned. Silk needlework, velvet, and oil on canvas, 15 3/4 x 26 in., in a period black-painted, mitered wood frame. Condition: Scattered retouch to background. $400-600

81. Anglo/American School, 19th Century Small Folk Portrait of a Sailor with Distant Ship. Unsigned. Watercolor on paper, 8 1/8 x 6 1/8 in., framed. Condition: Two horizontal creases, toning, stains, minor foxing. $300-500

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82. Two-masted Schooner Diorama, America, late 19th century, composed of carved and painted wood, on a carved wood “sea” with painted background, (minor imperfections), 19 x 27 1/4 in., in a molded grain-painted frame with gilt liner. $600-800 83. Pair of Mallard Duck Decoys, America, late 20th century, hen and drake with painted eyes, delineated bills, ht. 6 1/2, lg. 14 3/4 in. $200-300

84. American School, 19th Century Two Portraits of Fishermen on the Bank of a Mountain Stream. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, one depicting an angler tying his fly, the other angler taking a drink from a bottle, 24 x 20 in., in ornate molded gilt-gesso frames. Condition: Minor retouch to u.l. corner of the first, a large area of retouch to u.l. sky, and along lower edge of the second painting. $2,000-3,000



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85. Polychrome-painted Bride’s Box, northern Europe, late 19th century, oblong covered lapped-seam box, the top painted with a gentleman hunter shooting a stag with a verse inscribed above the scene, the sides decorated with floral borders, (paint wear), ht. 7 1/2, wd. 13, lg. 19 1/2 in. $400-600 86. Small Inlaid Folk Art Cabinet, early 20th century, the square top above a hinged door and two drawers, on square legs ending in flaring feet, inlaid throughout with geometric devices, original ivory pulls and hinges, ht. 25 1/2, top wd. 12, top dp. 12 in. $400-600 87. Pair of Painted Leather Fire Buckets, America, c. 1833, painted dark green with red and gilt accents, with inscriptions “No.1” and “No. 2” over the name “J. EMERSON” and date “1833,” with leather handles, (paint losses), ht. to top of rim 12 1/4, to top of upright handles 18 1/2 in. $3,000-5,000 88. Lithographed Tin “National-Fire of Hartford” Insurance Sign, America, late 19th/early 20th century, depicting the figure of Liberty with American flag, an eagle, and a shield with three grapevines representing the early English settlers (and their settlements) in Connecticut over a stag (hart), (minor dents, and paint loss), 24 1/4 x 20 1/2 in. $400-600


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89. Quarter-plate Ambrotype Street Scene with Stagecoach, Figures, and Buildings, mid-19th century, in an embossed paper case with brass mat, (craquelure to emulsion backing). $400-600

90. Cast Iron “Darktown Battery” Mechanical Baseball Bank, J. & E. Stevens Co., Cromwell, Connecticut, late 19th century, original painted surface, the coin trap marked “Patented February 2 1875.,” (minor paint wear), ht. 7 1/4, lg. 9 3/4 in. $1,500-2,500






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91. Cast Iron “Trick Dog” Bank Mechanical Bank, Shepard Hardware Company, Buffalo, New York, c. 1888, polychrome painted the bottom marked “PAT. JULY 31 1888,” original paint, good working condition, (minor paint loss), ht. 7 5/8, wd. 2 7/8, lg. 8 3/4 in. $600-800 92. Cast Iron Cockatoo on Perch Doorstop, America, late 19th/early 20th century, (scattered repaint), ht. 14 in. $300-500 93. Cast Iron “Humpty Dumpty” Mechanical Clown Bank, Shepard Hardware Company, Buffalo, New York, c. 1884, the base with maker’s name and patent dates for U.S.A., Canada, and England, original paint, good working condition, (normal paint loss and wear), ht. 7 3/4 in. $400-600 94. Four Small Cast Iron “Bank” Still Banks, J. & E. Stevens Co., Cromwell, Connecticut, 1870-80, two “Crown” banks and two “Cupola” banks, with original polychrome paint, (paint wear), ht. 3 1/2-4 1/4 in. $400-600 95. Five Cast Iron “Bank” Still Banks, America, late 19th century, a “Four Tower” bank and a “HOME SAVINGS” bank with dog finial, both by J. & E. Stevens and with gilt highlighting, two “STATE BANK” banks, by Kenton Hardware, both with metallic paint, and another, with “BANK” above the door, and gilt surface, (paint wear), ht. 5 1/8-6 in. $600-800

96. Four Cast Iron “Bank” Building Banks, J. & E. Stevens Company, Cromwell, Connecticut, late 19th century, three “HALL’S EXCELSIOR BANK” mechanical banks, each with carved and painted wood cashier in roof, and a large “Crown” still bank, original paint, (doorknobs to “Excelsior” banks are missing, replaced with wire, paint wear), ht. 5 1/8-5 3/8 in. $600-800 97. Five Cast Iron Building Still Banks, America, late 19th century, a domed bank with gold and silver paint, three small banks: “cupola,” “crown,” and “HOME SAVINGS”; and a small house bank, original paint, (paint wear), ht. 3-4 3/4 in. $400-600 98. Eight Small Building Still Banks, America, late 19th century, seven cast iron: one “BANK” with a cupola, two colonial house banks with gilt with blue roofs, two two-story bank buildings with “BANK” above the doors, and two house banks; a sheet iron and tin house bank painted red, white, and green, with brass plaque on base inscribed “Save For A Home” over smaller “Banker’s Thrift Corp. Chicago,” the base marked “B.T. CORP. CHGO,” (paint wear), ht. 2 1/4-4 3/4 in. $400-600 99. Pair of Cast Iron Sun Face Andirons, possibly Bradley & Hubbard, Meriden, Connnecticut, late 19th century, (rusty surface), ht. 16, wd. 9 1/2, dp. 16 3/4 in. $400-600 100. Celestial Globe, Ernst Schottr & Co., Germany, late 19th/early 20th century, lithographed paper on weighted orb, brass engraved meridian and brass time dial, on a cast iron stand, overall ht. 7 3/4, dia. 8 in. $300-500

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101. Five Pewter Items, 19th century, two chalices, a wine taster, master salt, and a funnel, (dents, wear), ht. 3/4-5 3/8 in. $200-250 102. Pewter Coffeepot, Roswell Gleason, Dorchester, Massachusetts, 1821-71, baluster-form pot with hinged lid, on a round molded base, black-painted handle, impressed “R. GLEASON” in a circle on base, (minor wear), ht. 10 3/4 in. $300-500 103. Pewter Flagon, Oliver Trask, Beverly, Massachusetts, c. 1830, lighthouse-form with molded fillets, double-scroll handle with molded thumb-piece, impressed maker’s mark “O.TRASK” on base, (dents to lid), ht. 11 3/4 in. $400-600 104. Pewter Lens Lamp, America, mid-19th century, single-lens lamp with drum-form font and camphene burners, (pitting, dents), ht. 8 1/4 in. $300-500

105. Pewter Pitcher, Rufus Dunham, Westbrook, Maine, second quarter 19th century, (minor dents, and scratches), ht. 6 3/4 in. $300-500 106. Pair of Pewter Candlesticks, early 19th century, with removable bobeche, tapered shafts, and round domed bases, (minor wear, dents), ht. 10 in. $300-500 107. Pewter Double Lens Whale Oil Lamp, America, early 19th century, with drum-shaped font, (one lens with minor crack), ht. 10 1/2 in. $400-600 108. Pewter Coffeepot, Israel Trask, Beverly, Massachusetts, c. 1820-35, lighthouse form with wood finial on domed lid, molded fillets, engraved borders, serpentine spout, black-painted scroll handle with molded thumb-piece, impressed maker’s mark “I.TRASK” on base, (minor wear, pitting), ht. 11 3/4 in. $400-600


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109. Pewter Flagon and Two Teapots, America, 18th and 19th century, quart-size flagon with hinged domed lid, molded base, and “1793” pricked on the side, a bulbous teapot, marked “BOARDMAN & HART N-YORK” on base, the other teapot with black-painted handle by marked “Roswell, Gleason” on the base, (wear), ht. 7 1/2-8 in. $200-300 110. Two Pewter Fluid Burning Lamps, America, mid-19th century, the lamps with camphene burners, and dished bases, one with a truncated cone font with maker’s mark for “ENDICOTT & SUMNER NY,” one with an acorn-shaped font, unmarked, (dents, lacking burner caps), ht. 10 1/8 in. $300-500 111. Four Pewter Lamps, America, mid-19th century, a patent lamp with acorn-shaped font and side whale oil burner device on a dished base, three bell-form hand lamps, two with camphene burners, one with whale oil burners, (wear, dents), ht. 3 1/4-7 1/2 in. $300-500

112. Eight Pewter Plates and Two Chargers, early 19th century, the plates each impressed with the monogram “J.M.H.,” the rest unmarked, (wear), dia. 10 3/4, 8 1/2, 13 in. $300-500 113. Adjustable Wrought Iron Candleholder, probably 18th century, with ram’s horn terminal on thumbscrew and linked S-shaped segments, ht. 1, lg. to 22 1/2 in. $300-500 114. Pair of Brass Petal-base Candlesticks, England, 18th century, with knopped stems, (imperfections), ht. 7 1/2 in. $300-500 115. Red-painted Two-part Open Pewter Dresser, England or Europe, late 18th/early 19th century, the three grooved shelves faced with molding and medial plate rests on projecting base with bowed top shelf and two open shelves below, later paint, (imperfections), ht. 77, wd. 48 1/2, dp. 12 in. $1,000-1,500

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116. Classical Blue-painted Birch Bureau, New England, c. 1825, old turned wooden pulls, old surface, (imperfections), ht. 37 1/4, case wd. 38 1/4, dp. 16 1/2 in. $800-1,200 117. American School, 19th Century Portrait of a Stern-faced Gentleman, c. 1840. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 26 x 22 in., in a period mahogany-veneer frame. Condition: Minor craquelure, small paint loss u.l., retouch. $400-600

118. American School, 19th Century Portrait of a Gentleman in a Library Holding a Newspaper. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 30 1/2 x 25 3/4 in., in a period molded giltwood frame. Condition: Patch repairs, paint losses, craquelure, retouch. $600-800 119. Appliquéd and Stuffed Cotton “California Rose” Quilt Top or Summer Spread, America, probably late 19th/early 20th century, composed of nine stuffed California Rose motifs in solid red, green, and orange, and red-printed fabrics on a white ground, all but the hem hand-stitched, (imperfections), 85 x 85 in. $300-500


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120. Pieced Cotton Sateen Hand-stitched Quilted Bedcover, America, probably early 20th century, two-toned quilt, one side has a large rectangular black field with a mustard yellow border quilted with a design of a large stylized iris blossom at the center against a diamondpattern background, bordered with an undulating lotus flower design, the reverse is solid mustard-colored fabric with the quilt design stitches carrying through, (minor light stains to borders on reverse), 66 x 85 in. $300-500 121. Three Small Mats, 19th and 20th century, a rectangular shag mat, possibly Shaker-made, with strips of unraveled multicolored yarn stitched to a cotton ticking foundation, edged with wool twill and backed with burlap, approx, 21 x 32; a hit-or-miss pattern hooked mat, 24 1/4 x 14 1/4; and a rectangular shag mat hooked with wool fabric strips onto a knitted cotton string foundation, 15 x 24 in. $200-250

122. Geometric Design Hooked Wool Rug, America, probably third quarter 20th century, rectangular rug hooked with stripes and geometric shapes in shades of red, navy, black, and gray, mounted on a wood frame, 26 x 46 in. $400-600 123. Figural Hooked Wool Rug with a Dog, America, 1932, rectangular rug centered with a poodle and the inscription “CAVE CANEM” (beware of the dog), and date and monogram signature “1932 HVC,” bordered with floral and foliate wreaths with inscriptions “God be Wi ye” and “Well Come,” (edge fraying), 39 1/2 x 54 1/4 in. $400-600

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124. Queen Anne Cherry Grain-painted Chest-onframe, probably New Hampshire, late 18th century, in two parts, the case of two thumb-molded half drawers and five graduated long drawers, old brasses, 19th century painted surface, (minor imperfections), ht. 60, case wd. 35 3/4, dp. 17 1/2 in. $4,000-6,000

125. Pine and Maple Table, probably New England, the rectangular top with breadboard ends on turned legs joined by double stretchers, refinished, ht. 24 1/4, wd. 29, dp. 19 3/4 in. $800-1,200

126. Salmon Red-painted Chest of Four Drawers, New England, late 18th century, old oval embossed brass pulls, old surface, (minor imperfections), ht. 36, case wd. 36 1/2, dp. 19 1/2 in. $800-1,200

127. Red-painted Maple and Pine Tavern Table, New England, mid-18th century, the rectangular overhanging top with breadboard ends, on splayed block-, vase-, and ring-turned legs ending in pad feet, joined by a straight skirt and beaded stretchers, old repaint, (imperfections), ht. 24, top wd. 33 3/4, top dp. 18 in. $800-1,200

128. American School, 19th Century Landscape with American Fort and Indian Encampment. Unsigned. Oil on paperboard, 6 7/8 x 14 1/4 in., in a painted mitered wood frame. Condition: Good, surface grime. $800-1,200

129. Green-painted Arched Wooden Louvered Shutter, America, 19th century, in a rayed Gothic arch design, ht. 32, wd. 37 in. $400-600



130. Red-painted Poplar Chest over Two Drawers, probably New England, late 18th century, the molded lift top above a case of two thumb-molded faux drawers and two working drawers, on dovetailed cutout base with applied molding, replaced brasses, old surface, (minor imperfections), ht. 48, wd. 37 1/4, dp. 18 in. $800-1,200

131. American School, 19th Century Portrait of a Gentleman with Brown Eyes Wearing a Brown Jacket. Indistinctly signed “R. Palm--Pinxt June 1828” on the reverse. Oil on panel, 22 x 18 1/2 in., unframed. Condition: Scattered retouch. $800-1,200


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132. Red-painted Maple Tall Chest of Drawers, New England, c. 1800, flat molded cornice above five thumbmolded graduated drawers continuing to a cutout base, turned wooden pulls, old surface, (minor imperfections), ht. 51, case wd. 36, case dp. 18 in. $3,000-5,000

133. Turned Maple and Pine Tea Table, probably New England, last half 18th century, the overhanging octagonal top on block-, vase-, and ring-turned splayed legs joined by a straight apron and box stretchers, later painted surface, ht. 25, wd. 28, dp. 21 in. $400-600

134. Queen Anne Cherry Tilt-top Tea Table, New England, late 18th century, the circular top on a vase- and ringturned support and tripod cabriole leg base ending in pad feet on platforms, old surface, ht. 28 1/2, dia. 36 in. $700-900


135. Red-painted Pine Chest over Two Drawers, New England, late 18th century, with hinged top, and cutout base with applied molding, (imperfections), ht. 45, case wd. 35 1/2, dp. 18 1/2 in. $800-1,200

136. Red-painted Pine Tavern Table with Drawer, New England, mid-18th century, the rectangular overhanging top with breadboard ends, on block-, vase-, and ringturned legs ending in turned feet, joining molded apron and box stretchers, old red repaint, (imperfections), ht. 26, wd. 38, dp. 23 in. $1,000-1,500

137. Turned Paint-decorated Slat-back Armchair, late 18th century, with four reverse graduated slats joining vase- and ring-turned stiles topped by finials, with outward-scrolling arms above turned legs joined by triple stretchers, 19th century paint, ht. 48, seat ht. 17 in. $300-500

138. Red-painted Poplar Child’s Six-board Chest, possibly New England, early 19th century, with cutout ends, later paint, ht. 16 1/2, wd. 28, dp. 12 in. $300-500



139. Grain-painted Yellow Pine Six-board Chest, possibly Pennsylvania, early 19th century, of dovetailed construction, original surface of burnt sienna and mustard yellow painted to resemble exotic wood, (minor imperfections), ht. 21, case wd. 42, dp. 19 3/4 in. $800-1,200

140. Paint-decorated Poplar Chest over Three Drawers, New England, c. 1800-10, the hinged top above the case of thumb-molded drawers and cutout feet, brasses appear to be original, old surface, ht. 43, wd. 36 1/4, dp. 17 1/2 in. $1,000-1,500


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141. Grain-painted Wood Wall Shelf, America, 19th century, four-tier shelf with shaped sides, ht. 37, wd. 32, dp. 11 in. $800-1,200 142. Grain-painted Pine Wall Shelf, New England, early 19th century, the shaped tapering sides joining four shelves, painted to resemble flame mahogany, (minor imperfections), overall ht. 32, wd. 25 in. $600-800 143. Two Small Green-painted Footstools and a Blue-painted Footwarmer, America, 19th century, one footstool with shaped skirt with bird cutouts, the other with molded straight skirt, and bootjack ends; the wood and sheet iron footwarmer with pierced heart designs, ht. 5 3/4-7 1/4, lg. 8 5/8-19 1/2 in. $200-250

144. American School, 19th Century Pair of Portraits of Twin Sisters Catherine and Rachael Pittman, c. 1840. Unsigned, the sitters identified on labels affixed to the stretchers. Oil on canvas, Catherine depicted wearing a black dress, and Rachael wearing a green dress, 28 3/4 x 22 1/2 in., in matching ogee veneered frames. Condition: Scattered retouch and minor craquelure to both, small paint loss u.l. to portrait of Rachael. Note: The labels affixed to the stretchers state that Catherine Pittman was born in 1822 and died in 1888, Rachael was born in 1822 and died in 1861. $3,000-5,000 145. Small Classical Grain-painted Poplar Chest of Drawers, probably New England, c. 1830, the scrolled backboard and two small drawers above projecting case of four drawers on cutout feet, old turned wooden knobs, original surface in brown paint, (minor imperfections), overall ht. 45, case wd. 29, case dp. 17 in. $400-600


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146. Three Painted and Stenciled Wooden Window Valances, America, 19th century, scrolled top with gilt moldings decorated with stenciled center basket with fruit, flower, and lyre motifs, in gilt, red, and black on a green ground, (losses and restoration to scrollwork, spotting, and paint loss), ht. 7 5/8, lg. 41 1/4 in. $400-600 147. American School, 19th Century Portrait of a Young Girl Holding a Doll, c. 1835. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, depicting the girl wearing a blue dress and white pantalets, holding a doll wearing a red dress, with red drapery in the background, 29 1/2 x 24 1/4 in., in a period molded giltwood frame. Condition: Three patch repairs with associated retouch c.r., c.l., and l.c. $3,000-5,000 148. Folk Art Cloth Black Lady Doll, America, late 19th century, stuffed cotton cloth with embroidered features, articulated fingers, unraveled stockinette cotton hair, wearing a cotton blouse and skirt, underclothes, and stockings, ht. 22 in. $800-1,200

149. Folk Art Stuffed Cotton Cloth Doll, reportedly New England origin, second quarter 19th century, hand-stitched doll with sepia ink delineated facial features, padded arms, legs, and body with articulated fingers, wearing original hand-stitched cotton dress and underclothes, velvet and lace trimmed silk bonnet, probably later leather shoes, (wear, toning, staining), ht. 27 1/4 in. $300-500 150. Three Cloth Black Figure Dolls, America, late 19th/early 20th century, two ladies and a man, with cotton muslin and twill bodies and limbs, embroidered facial features, homespun and printed cotton clothing, applied hair of Persian lamb, black lace and tufts of wool yarn, ht. 15-17 1/2 in. $300-500 151. Painted Cloth Lady Doll, reportedly Lancaster, Pennsylvania, late 19th century, the doll with oil-painted stockinette head and shoulders, handpainted features with blue eyes, light brown painted hair, painted closed mouth, muslin body with oil painted arms, wearing a white cotton blouse and skirt and underclothing, woven straw and pink linen bonnet, leather boots, ht. 18 in. $300-500

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152. Folk Carved Limestone Memorial with Sheep, America, 19th century, nearly square plinth with a seated sheep flanked by two sleeping lambs, ht. 6 1/4, plinth 11 1/4 x 10 1/2 in. $400-600 153. George III Carved Walnut and Burl Veneer Chest-on-chest, England, early 18th century, the top section with reeded lambrequin corners flanking thumb-molded drawers with matched burl veneer and herringbone borders, set into the lower case with topmost drawer having a desk interior and fall-front, replaced brasses, (imperfections), ht. 72 3/4, case wd. 40 1/2, case dp. 22 in. $3,000-5,000

154. American Coin Silver Ladle, John Curry, Philadelphia, c. 1931, with fiddle-back terminus and plain oval “D” monogram, lg. 13 in., approx. 6 troy oz. $300-500 155. Set of Four Rococo Silver Candlesticks, London, c. 1750, each with shaped bobeche and base with shell modeling at the corners, knopped baluster stems, and removable drip pans, trefoil maker’s mark with “DL,” ht. 10 in., approx. 114 troy oz. total. $6,000-8,000


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156. Three Early Brass Candlesticks, a 16th century Spanish capstan candlestick with square extracting holes and mid-drip pan on a bellform base; and a pair of late 17th century Dutch or English square-base candlesticks with tapered faceted stems, (crack to bottom of shaft on one of pair), ht. 4 7/8, 5 1/4 in., respectively. $300-500 157. Large Agateware Pottery Urn, England, c. 1850, clear lead glaze on brown, tan, and white marbled clay with lion mask and scroll handles, ht. 22 5/8 in. $1,500-2,500 158. Delft Charger with Putti and Dolphin, 18th century, with puce and yellow enamels, (minor rim chips, glaze wear), dia. 13 5/8 in. $400-600 159. Walnut Veneer Rococo Mirror, northern Europe, late 18th century, the scrolled and pierced cresting above the molded rectangular gilt liner on shaped bracket, (losses, repairs), ht. 29, wd. 12 in. $400-600

160. Neoclassical Gilt-gesso Carved Pier Mirror, probably England, early 19th century, (some imperfections and re-gilding), ht. 64, cornice wd. 37 in. $1,000-1,500 161. Neoclassical Gilt-gesso Mirror, possibly Portugal, late 18th century, with cresting of a torch, quiver of arrows, and bellflower vines, gilt and painted surface, (imperfections), ht. 36 in. $600-800 162. Neoclassical Carved Giltwood Mirror, probably France, 19th century, the crest centered with a small oval mirror framed by a carved bowknot, arrows, bellflowers, and laurel leaves, all over a larger rectangular mirror, ht. 28 1/4, wd. 15 1/4 in. $300-500 163. Pair of Painted and Carved Egyptian Revival Side Chairs, probably England, third quarter 19th century, the scrolled tablet backs on scrolled supports, with overupholstered seats and carved flared legs, (imperfections), ht. 27 1/2, seat ht. 16 in. $800-1,200

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164. Printed and Freehand-decorated Folding Screen, America, 19th century, two-part wood-framed screen with paint and colored varnishes on paper, central hand-painted scene of a man setting out to hunt carrying his flintlock rifle with his game pouch slung over his shoulder, with a large tree in the foreground amidst a hilly tree-lined landscape with a green-shuttered house in the background, surrounded by polychrome floral, foliate, and marbled wallpaper borders, (imperfections), 75 x 48 in. overall. $1,000-1,500 165. Continental School, 19th Century Two Portrait Miniatures: A Bejeweled Woman and a Gentleman. Watercolor on ivory, the portrait of the woman indistinctly signed and dated “Pa--- 41” l.r., square portrait of an elegantly dressed woman wearing gold jewels set with stones seated before a window with a view of a distant town, (two cracks), 3 1/2 x 3 3/8, in a molded giltwood frame; a round portrait of a gentleman, dated “1839” c.l., (minute moisture spot c.l.), dia. 1 3/4 in., in a lacquered wood frame with brass liner. $300-500

166. Large Blue and White Porcelain Charger, Japan, 19th century, with central scene of birds and flowering trees, the exterior sides with scrolling floral border, dia. 27 3/8 in. $800-1,200 167. Imari Palette Porcelain Charger, Japan, 19th century, underglaze blue, red, green, and gilt enamels with central flower spray issuing from a bamboo fence, with floral and diamond diaper borders, dia. 21 5/8 in. $400-600 167A. Two Illustrated Natural History Books, the first, Studer’s Popular Ornithology: The Birds of North America, edited and published by Jacob H. Studer & Co., New York City and Columbus, Ohio, revised edition, 1881, brown embossed leather binding with gilt lettering, 119 hand-colored plates by Theodore Jasper, A.M., M.D., with tissue guards, gilt edges, 182 pages, 15 x 12 in.; the second THE ILLUSTRATED BOTANY, Comprising The Most Valuable Native and Exotic Plants, with Their History, Medicinal Properties, Etc., edited by John B. Newman, M.D., volume 1 and 2, 352 and 128 pages, respectively, published by J.K. Wellman, New York, 1846, cloth cover, sixty-two hand-colored plates, with tissue guards, four uncolored, 9 1/4 x 6 1/8 in., (imperfections). $400-600


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168. Yomud Ensi Rug, West Turkestan, late 19th/early 20th century, (areas of wear, end fraying), 6 ft. 3 in. x 4 ft. 7 in. $300-500 169. Contemporary Pakistani Corridor Rug, with seven medallions in the central field, 8 ft. 8 in. x 2 ft. 5 in. $200-250 170. Afghan Prayer Rug, 20th century, with English and Arabic inscriptions, 4 ft. 10 in. x 2 ft. 9 in. $300-500 171. Turkish Anatolian Kelim, late 19th/early 20th century, (end fraying, scattered wear), 4 ft. 10 in. x 3 ft. 9 1/2 in. $200-250 172. Tekke Rug, West Turkestan, late 19th/early 20th century, 4 ft. x 2 ft. 11 in. $300-500 173. Viss Rug, Northwest Persia, 20th century, (selvage and end fraying, areas of wear to central field), 6 ft. 8 in. x 5 ft. 2 in. $400-600 174. Kuba Rug, Northeast Caucasus, late 19th/early 20th century, (scattered areas of wear, end fraying, selvage wear, red dye bleed), 5 ft. 6 1/2 in. x 4 ft. 2 in. $400-600 175. Tekke Main Carpet, West Turkestan, early 20th century, (guard stripe losses, selvage fraying, scattered areas of wear), 10 ft. x 6 in. x 7 ft. 3 in. $600-800 176. Tekke Rug, West Turkestan, late 19th/early 20th century, (few edge creases, scattered wear, small patch repair on one end, end fraying), 6 ft. 4 in. x 4 ft. 9 in. $400-600 177. Khamseh Rug, Southwest Persia, late 19th/early 20th century, centered with two connected medallions, (minor areas of wear, end fraying), 5 ft. 2 1/2 in. x 4 ft. $700-900 178. Northwest Persian Rug, 20th century, (end fraying, repaired split, selvage and other small areas of wear), 6 ft. 5 in. x 4 ft. 6 in. $700-900 179. Tekke Rug, West Turkestan, 20th century, 5 ft. 5 in. x 4 ft. $300-500

180. Kuba Rug, Northeast Caucasus, late 19th/early 20th century, (end and selvage fraying, crease, scattered losses), 6 ft. 7 in. x 4 ft. 4 1/2 in. $800-1,200 181. Kazak Rug, Southwest Caucasus, late 19th/early 20th century, (end fraying, a few creases), 7 ft. 10 in. x 4 ft. 7 in. $1,000-1,500 182. Northwest Persian “Art Silk” Mercerized Cotton Rug, 20th century, with garden-of-paradise design, (areas of wear, end fraying), 6 ft. 9 in. x 4 ft. 8 in. $300-500


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1. Some of the lots in this sale are offered subject to a reserve. The reserve is a confidential minimum price agreed upon by the consignor and Skinner, Inc. below which the lot will not be sold. In most cases, the reserve will be set below the estimated range, but in no case will it exceed the estimates listed. A representative of Skinner, Inc. will execute such reserves by bidding for the consignor. In any event and whether or not a lot is subject to a reserve, the auctioneer may reject any bid or raise not commensurate with the value of such lot. 2. All property is sold “as is,” and neither the auctioneer nor any consignor makes any warranties or representation of any kind or nature with respect to the property, and in no event shall they be responsible for the correctness, nor deemed to have made any representation or warranty, of description, genuineness, authorship, attribution, provenance, period, culture, source, origin, or condition of the property and no statement made at the sale, or in the bill of sale, or invoice or elsewhere shall be deemed such a warranty of representation or an assumption of liability. 3. Except as provided in paragraph 1 above, the highest bidder as determined by the auctioneer shall be the purchaser. In the case of a disputed bid, the auctioneer shall have sole discretion in determining the purchaser and may also, at his or her election, withdraw the lot or reoffer the lot for sale. The auctioneer shall have sole discretion to refuse any bid, or refuse to acknowledge any bidder. Any bidder that plans on spending in excess of $100,000 should make arrangements with the accounting department at least five (5) days in advance of the sale, as a deposit may be required to participate. 4. All merchandise purchased must be paid for and removed from the premises the day of the auction. Skinner Inc. may impose, and the purchaser agrees to pay, a monthly interest charge of 1.5% of the purchase price of any lot or item lot not paid for within thirty-five (35) days of the date of sale. Skinner, Inc. shall have no liability for any damage or loss to property left on its premises for more than three (3) days from the date of sale. If any property has not been removed within three (3) days from the date of sale, at the option of Skinner, Inc. (a) Skinner Inc., may impose, and the purchaser agrees to pay, a monthly storage charge of 1.5% of the purchase price of any lot or portion of a lot not removed within the three days, and/or (b) Skinner Inc. may place the merchandise in a subsequent auction, without Reserve, to be sold to the highest bidder, and after deducting the standard commission and any additional charges that may apply, remit the proceeds to the purchaser. 5. Skinner accepts cash or check for payment. Personal checks will be acceptable only if credit has been established with Skinner, Inc. or if a bank authorization has been received guaranteeing a personal check. Skinner, Inc. reserves the right to hold merchandise purchased by personal check until the check has cleared the bank. The purchaser agrees to pay Skinner, Inc. a handling charge of $25.00 for any check dishonored by the drawee. Please contact Accounting for additional payment methods. Skinner does not accept payment by credit card for merchandise purchases. 6. If the purchaser breaches any of its obligations under these Conditions of Sale, including its obligation to pay in full the purchase price of all items for which it was the highest successful bidder, Skinner Inc. may exercise all of its rights and remedies under the law including, without limitation, (a) canceling the sale and applying any payments made by the purchaser to the damages caused by the purchaser’s breach, and/or (b) offering at public auction, without reserve, any lot or item for which the purchaser has breached any of its obligations, including its obligation to pay in full the purchase price, holding the purchaser liable for any deficiency plus all costs of sale. 7. In no event will the liability of Skinner, Inc. to any purchaser with respect to any item exceed the purchase price actually paid by such purchaser for such item. 8. Shipping is the responsibility of the purchaser. Upon request, our staff will provide the list of shippers who deliver to destinations within the United States and overseas. Some property that is sold at auction can be subject to laws governing export from the U.S., such as items that include material from some endangered species. Import restrictions from foreign countries are subject to these same governing laws. Granting of licensing for import or export of goods from local authorities is the sole responsibility of the buyer. Denial or delay of licensing will not constitute cancellation or delay in payment for the total purchase price of these lots. 9. All purchases are subject to the Massachusetts 6.25% sales tax unless the purchaser possesses a Massachusetts sales tax exemption number. Exemption numbers from other states are accepted in Massachusetts if presented with a business card or letterhead. Dealers, museums, and other qualifying parties can apply for a Massachusetts exemption number prior to the auction by contacting the Massachusetts Department of Corporations and Taxation at 100 Cambridge Street in Boston. 10. Except for property purchased via on-line Live Auctions, a premium equal to 18.5% of the final bid price up to and including $200,000, plus 10% of the final bid over $200,000, will be applied to each lot sold, to be paid by the Buyer as part of the purchase price. The buyers premium on property purchased via on-line Live Auctions will be in the amount equal to 21.5% of the final bid price up to and including $200,000, plus 15% of the final bid over $200,000. 11. Bidding on any item indicates your acceptance of these terms and all other terms announced at the time of sale whether bidding in person, through a representative, by phone, by Internet, or other absentee bid. 12. Skinner, Inc. and its consignors make no warranty or representation, express or implied, that the purchaser will acquire any copyright or reproduction rights to any lot sold. Skinner, Inc. expressly reserves the right to reproduce any image of the lots sold in this catalogue. The copyright in all images, illustrations and written material produced by or for Skinner, Inc. relating to a lot, including the contents of this catalogue, is, and shall remain at all times, the property of Skinner, Inc. and shall not be used by the purchaser, nor by anyone else, without our prior written consent. 13. These conditions of sale shall be governed by the laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts (excluding the laws applicable to conflicts or choice of law). The buyer/bidder agrees that any suit for the enforcement of this agreement may be brought, and any action against Skinner in connection with the transactions contemplated by this agreement shall be brought, in the courts of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts or any federal court sitting therein. The bidder/buyer consents to the nonexclusive jurisdiction of such courts and waives objections that it may now or hereafter have to the venue of any such suit.
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Auctioneers and Appraisers of Antiques and Fine Art

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Board of Directors

Chairman of the Board - Nancy R. Skinner Richard Albright John Deighton Barnet Fain Stephen L. Fletcher Karen M. Keane President/Chief Executive Officer - Karen M. Keane Chief Financial Officer - Don Kelly Executive Vice President - Stephen L. Fletcher Vice Presidents - Eric Jones, Marie Keep, Gloria Lieberman, Carol McCaffrey, Kerry Shrives, Stuart G. Slavid, Robin S.R. Starr


Expert Departments

SKINNER, INC. Auctioneers and Appraisers of Antiques and Fine Art 63 Park Plaza Boston, MA 02116 617.350.5400 Fax 617.350.5429 274 Cedar Hill Street Marlborough, MA 01752 508.970.3000 Fax 508.970.3100

20th Century Design - Jane D. Prentiss American & European Paintings & Prints - Robin S.R. Starr Assistants: Kathy Wong, Elizabeth C. Haff American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Stephen L. Fletcher Deputy Director: Chris Barber; Assistant: Karen Langberg American Indian & Ethnographic Art - Douglas Deihl Asian Works of Art - Judith Dowling Assistants: Biying Zhang, Carol Tran Books & Manuscripts - Interim Director - Kerry Shrives Bottles, Flasks & Early Glass - Stephen L. Fletcher Ceramics - Stuart G. Slavid Classic Automobiles & Motorcycles - Jane D. Prentiss Couture - Cara Elmslie Discovery Auctions - Cara Elmslie Assistants: Garrett J. Sheahan, Melissa Riebe European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Stuart G. Slavid Assistant: Leah Kingman Fine Wines - Marie Keep Assistant: Laura V. Sweeney Jewelry - Victoria Bratberg Assistants: John Colasacco, Julie Khouri Judaica - Kerry Shrives Musical Instruments - David Bonsey Oriental Rugs & Carpets - Gary Richards Science, Technology & Clocks - Robert C. Cheney Assistant: Jonathan Dowling Silver - Stuart G. Slavid Toys & Dolls - Kerry Shrives Auctioneers - LaGina Austin, Chris Barber, Robert C. Cheney, John Colasacco, Stephen L. Fletcher, Karen M. Keane, Marie C. Keep, Gloria Lieberman, Jessica R. Lincoln, Kerry Shrives, Stuart G. Slavid, Robin S.R. Starr, Laura V. Sweeney


Exhibitions & Property Distribution


Warehouse Manager - Fred Trottier; 508.970.3261 Property Manager - Samuel Combs, 508.970.3262 Property Distribution Manager - Jessica R. Lincoln, 617.874.4308 Auction Coordinator - Benjamin Evans, 617.874.4329


Finance Department


Accounts Receivable - Denise Johnson, 508.970.3269 Accounts Payable, Consignment - Kathleen Hayes, 508.970.3268 Accounts Payable, Trade - Kevin Rota, 508.970.3283 Credit Supervisor - Joe Monteyro, 508.970.3266



Heather Retzke, 508.970.3240

Service Departments

Appraisal & Auction Services - LaGina Austin, Christine E. Finn, Shannon M. Ames, Hadley Bridgman Advertising Production - Pamela Van de Houten Boston Gallery Director - Laura V. Sweeney Assistant Gallery Director: Paige Lewellyn Gallery Assistant: Jessica Turner Catalogue Production - Pamela Van de Houten, Kristina Harrison Consignment Services - Patricia Walker King, Megan J. Blomgren, Carol Zeigler Customer Relations - Carol McCaffrey Institutional Relations - L. Emerson Tuttle Human Resources - Carol McCaffrey Information Technology & Internet Auctions - Kerry Shrives Assistants: Timothy Shaughnessey, Melissa Riebe Managing Director - Marie C. Keep Marketing & Public Relations - Kate de Bethune, Kathryn Gargolinski, Heather Retzke Photographers - Stanley P. Bystrowski, Jeffrey R. Antkowiak, John Cornelius Receptionists - Marlborough: Jessica Bedenbaugh Boston: Sarah L. Collins Staff Portraits - Cheryl Richards Photography Transportation - Eric Jones Assistant: Mark McCaffrey



Directions to Skinner’s Boston Gallery/63 Park Plaza, Boston, MA Telephone: 617-350-5400
Take the Massachusetts Turnpike to the Prudential/Copley exit located in the Prudential tunnel. Once on the exit ramp, stay in the right hand lane and follow the signs for Copley. The ramp exits onto Stuart Street. Drive straight through five sets of lights and take a left onto Charles Street South. Take your first left off of Charles St. South onto Park Plaza. Skinner is at 63 Park Plaza, one block up on the right. Take 93-N to Exit 20 for I-90 W toward Worcester. Follow signs for Chinatown/South Station. Bear left at the fork to continue towards Kneeland Street. Turn left onto Kneeland Street. Kneeland Street becomes Stuart Street. Turn right onto Charles Street South. Turn left onto Park Plaza. Skinner is at 63 Park Plaza, one block up on the right. Take the Ted Williams Tunnel. Take Exit 25 toward South Boston and bear left at the fork in the ramp. Bear right onto B St. Turn left onto Northern Ave which becomes Seaport Blvd. Turn left onto Surface Rd. Turn right onto Kneeland Street which becomes Stuart Street. Turn right onto Charles Street South. Turn left onto Park Plaza. Skinner is at 63 Park Plaza, one block up on the right. Take I-93 South towards Boston. Take exit 26 towards Storrow Drive. Merge onto MA-28 South via the ramp on the left. Turn left onto Beacon Street. Turn right onto Arlington Street. Turn left onto Boylston Street. Turn right onto Hadassah Way. Skinner is on the right at 63 Park Plaza.

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Dante Royal Sonesta Hotel 5 Cambridge Parkway 617-806-4200 Mediterranean restaurant with great views of the Charles River and Boston skyline. Davio’s 75 Arlington St. 617-357-4810 Northern Italian steak house. Grill 23 & Bar 161 Berkley Street (Stuart Street) 617-542-2255 Great steak, seafood, wine list, and service. L’Espalier 774 Boylston St. 617-262-3023 Fine French dining and wines with a wonderful pre-fixe menu. No. 9 Park 9 Park St. 617-742-9991 Barbara Lynch’s bistro showcases inspired French and Italian influenced food and wine on Beacon Hill. Radius 85 High St. 617-426-1234 Features a modern French menu focusing on seasonal ingredients accompanied by a thoughtful wine list. Scampo The Liberty Hotel 215 Charles St. 617-536-2100 Lydia Shire’s latest restaurant, featuring Italian fare produced in an open kitchen upstairs at the Liberty Hotel.

Troquet 140 Boylston St. 617-695-9463 French restaurant and wine bar perched at the edge of the Boston Common and the theatre district. Via Matta 79 Park Plaza 617-422-0008 Elegant Italian fare and beautiful wines in a vibrant dining room - the best of Italy in Boston’s Back Bay creates an unforgettable experience.

Summer Shack 50 Dalton St. 617-867-9955 Jasper White serves well-executed seaside favorites in a casual Back Bay setting.

Au Bon Pain 26 Park Plaza (across the street from Skinner) or 431 Boylston Street (at Berkeley Street) 617-338-8948 Casual café offers quick service. Davio’s To Go 10 St. James Galleria Atrium 617-357-4810 Casual Italian take-out lunch spot with daily special pastas, soups, and salads. Flash’s 310 Stuart St. 617-574-8888 American comfort food served with classic cocktails in a casual setting. Parish Café 361 Boylston St. 617-247-4777 American restaurant with seasonal outdoor seating features sandwiches created by renowned local chefs. Piattini 226 Newbury Street 617-536-2020 Italian wine bar with an eclectic menu; specializes in Italian-style tapas. The Upper Crust 20 Charles Street 617-723-9600 Gourmet thin crust pizza.

Aquitaine 569 Tremont Street 617-424-8577 Parisian bistro style fare. The Bristol Lounge at Four Seasons Hotel 200 Boylston St. 617-338-4400 Breakfast, lunch, and dinner served in an elegant yet comfortable lounge setting with views of the Boston Public Garden. East Ocean City 25-29 Beach St. 617-542-2504 Outstanding Chinese food restaurant highlighting seafood dishes with a fullservice bar. Lala Rokh on Beacon Hill 97 Mt. Vernon Street 617-720-5511 Authentic regional Persian cuisine, hand-selected wine list, knowledgeable waitstaff. McCormick and Schmick’s Seafood Restaurant 36 Columbus Ave 617-482-3999 Fresh seafood offerings that change daily.


INDOOR PARKING GARAGES City Place Parking Garage Transportation Building 12 Charles Street Located at the end of Park Plaza Underground multi-level garage All day–closes at 2:30am First hr/$5, after 2 hrs/$14 AllRight Parking Boston Common Garage Located on Charles Street, on the Common, two blocks from Skinner 1 hr/$6, up to 24 hrs/$25, Evenings (4pm-10am)/$10 The Four Seaons Hotel Parking Garage 200 Boylston Street Adjacent to Skinner, valet drop-off and pick-up, up to 24 hrs/$30 The Taj Hotel Parking Garage 2 Newbury Street Located three blocks from Skinner, valet drop-off and pick-up Up to 24 hrs/$42 Back Bay Garage 222 Berkeley Street (entrance off St. James) One block from Skinner All day/$35, evening (5pm-7am)/$10 Radisson Hotel Parking Garage Stuart Street (near intersection of Charles) Two blocks from Skinner 1-2 hrs/$12, 2-3 hrs/$16, 3-12 hrs/$18, 12-24 hrs/$31 Motor Mart Garage 26 Park Plaza (Same building as Legal Sea Food) Up to 1 hr/$8, 1 to 2 hrs/$12, 2-3 hrs/$16, 3-12 hrs/$20, 12-24 hrs/$31, weekends up to 3 hrs/$8 OUTDOOR PARKING LOTS (recommended for trucks) Pin Stripe Parking Arlington Street 617-338-7984 All day/$14, after 6pm and weekends/$10, overnight/$15 Billy’s Parking 222 Stuart Street 617-423-7781 8am-5pm/$18, after 5pm/$20



Boston Harbor Hotel 70 Rowe’s Wharf Boston, MA 02110 Tel: 800-654-2000 Fax: 617-345-6799 Fairmont Copley Plaza 138 St. James Avenue Boston, MA 02116 Tel: 617-267-5300 Fax: 617-375-9648 Four Seasons 200 Boylston Street Boston, MA 02116 Tel: 617-351-2036 The Liberty Hotel 215 Charles St. Boston, MA 02114 617-224-4000 Marriott Copley Place 110 Huntington Avenue Boston, MA 02116 Tel: 800-228-9290 Fax: 617-236-5885

Nine Zero Hotel 90 Tremont St. Boston, MA 02108 617-772-5800 Radisson Hotel 200 Stuart Street Boston, MA 01740 Tel: 617-482-1800 Fax: 617-451-2750 The Ritz-Carlton, Boston Common 10 Avery Street Boston, MA 02111 Tel: 617-912-3315 Fax: 617-912-3375 Taj Boston 15 Arlington St. Boston, MA 02116 617-536-5700 Westin-Copley Plaza 10 Huntington Avenue Boston, MA 02116 Tel: 800-228-3000 Fax: 617-424-7483

The Back Bay Hotel (formerly Jurys) 350 Stuart Street Boston, MA 02116 Tel: 617-532-3800 Beacon Hill Hotel & Bistro 25 Charles Street Boston, MA 02114 Tel: 617-723-1133 The Colonnade 120 Huntington Avenue Boston, MA 02116 Tel: 617-424-7000 Fax: 617-424-0968

Eliot Hotel 370 Commonwealth Ave. Boston, MA 02215 Tel: 617-267-1607

The Park Plaza 64 Arlington Street Boston, MA 02116 Tel: 617-457-7488 Fax: 617-426-2000




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The Reynolds Estate in Peacham, Vermont
With impressive gardens and a classic Bosquet designed by Landscape architect Dan Kiley, this 240-acre property is a rarity for several reasons. The land includes the highest point in Peacham, Vermont and offers 360-degree views of both the Green Mountains and the White Mountains. Fruit trees, stone walls and a large pond grace the property. There are barns and a guest or caretaker’s house. The main Cape-style home was built in the 1790s; it offers period charm and detail with modern amenities. In 2007, a Contemporary addition added a sense of elegance and style. There are 4 bedrooms, 4 full baths and 2 half baths. Formal rooms include the living room and dining room. A very large kitchen serves as one gathering place; a tavern room has probably heard some tall tales. A library is reserved for quiet moments. This is an exceptional opportunity to enjoy a spectacular property in a very special Vermont place. $1,725,000. Photos Courtesy of: Skinner, Inc. & L.B. Symmes Photography

For More Information, Please Contact: Angie Holmes, REALTOR® 802.626.6823 or 800.876.6447 FINE VERMONT & NEW HAMPSHIRE PROPERTIES LIONDAVIS.COM