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RED PAINTED TINWARE COFFEEPOT WITH GOOSENECK SPOUT,

Domed Lid and Floral Decoration, Attributed to Oliver Filley Ship, Bloomfield, Connecticut.

Height 10 ¾ inches.

Sold at Northeast Auction 8/7/2010

Est. $12,000-$18,000, Sold: $14,160.00 which included buyer's premium


RED PAINTED TIN TRUNK,

Decorated with black highlighted polychroms floral sprays painted over white base coats, Attributed to Harvey Filley Tinshop, Philadelphia (Act. 1818-1853)

The hinged lid with brass bail handle. Height 7 inches, length 9 ¼ inches, depth 5 ½ inches.

Sold at Northeast Auction 8/7/2010

Est. $8,000-$10,000, Sold: $12,980.00 which included buyer's premium


TWO RED PAINTED TINWARE ½ SHEET WAITERS,

of diminutive size, Attributed to Oliver Filley Ship, Bloomfield, Connecticut.

The first decorated with colorful apples and leaves, the second with flowers. Each 8 ¾ inches.

Sold at Northeast Auction 8/7/2010

Est. $4,000-$8,000, Sold $14160.00 which includes buyer's premium.


RARE BLACK PAINTED TIN TRUNK,

decorated with central red breasted bird, large flower blossoms and buds, signed "Hannah Barber"

Literature: Three similar examples are illustrated in Gina Martin and Lois Tucker, "American Painted Tinware," Vol. 4, p.84.

Height 7 ¼ inches, length 10 inches, depth 6 ½ inches.

Sold at Northeast Auction 8/7/2010

Est. $8,000-$12,000, Sold: $12,980.00 which includes buyer's premium.


PORTRAIT OF A CHILD IN WHITE DRESS,

holding a rose and seated in a fancy painted scroll back chair, circa 1825.

Sheldon Peck ( American 1797-1868)

Oil on wood panel, 24 x 19 ½ inches.

Sold at Northeast Auction 8/7/2010

Est. $120,000-$240,000, Sold: $200,600.00 ($170,000)


PAIR OF DOUBLE PORTRAITS OF A YOUNG MAN AND WOMAN WITH THEIR CHILDREN AND DOG,

Jacob Maentel (American 1763?-1863)

The woman depicted holding a baby in red gown; the man holding a top hat in one hand and the hand of his young son in the other, with dog at their side. Each watercolor, gouache, and pencil on paper, 11 ½ x 9 inches.

Sold at Northeast Auction 8/7/2010

Est. $20,000-$40,000, Sold: $53,100.00 which includes buyer's premium.


FINE CONNECTICUT WILLIAM AND MARY RED PAINTED AND FLORAL DECORATED BLANKET CHEST,

Saybrook Guilford Area

The rectangular lid with molded edge lifting above a conforming case raised on turned ball feet; the front with a polychrome painted fleur-de-lis and crown issuing roses and thistle vines, the case sides with fancy banded geometric decoration. Height 24 ½ inches, length 46 ½ inches, depth 18 inches.

Illustrated: Dean Fales "American Painted Furniture, 1660-1880," p.28, fig. 27; John Kirk, "Connecticut Furniture, Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries," cat. 37, p. 24;

Illustrated: "The Connecticut Home of Mary Allis," The Magazine Antiques (November 1969), pp. 754-762.

Sold at Northeast Auction 8/7/2010

Est. $25,000-$50,000, Sold $17,700.00 which includes buyer's premium.


A FOLLOWER. PORTRAIT OF A YOUNG BOY WITH DOG,

Rufus Hathaway (American 1770-1822)

Depicted within an oval spandrel, inscribed "J.B. Agd. 1 Year" and dated 1784. Oil on canvas, 25 ½ x 18 inches.

Literature: Illustrated in Sandra Brant and Elissa Cullman, "Small Folk: A Celebration of Childhood in America," p. 13, no. 7.

Sold at Northeast Auction 8/7/2010

Est. $20,000-$30,000, Sold $56,050.00 which includes buyer's premium.


STAFFORDSHIRE PEARLWARE 'BEE SKEP' CIDER JUG AND A JUG, CIRCA 1810.

Of barrel and baluster form respectively, each painted in underglaze-enamels on both sides with a yellow beehive on a brown low stand and a green plateau, before a green-sponged tree flanked by blue and green floral sprays and surrounded by hovering bees, a similar blue and green spray beneath the spout, a strawberry vine border about the neck and banded in brown, each with painter's mark in brown. Heights 6 5/8 and 8 ¾ inches.

Sold at Northeast Auction 8/7/2010

Est. $500-$700, Sold $1770.00 which includes buyer's premium.


BUCHER TYPE PINE TRICK BOX WITH PIG INSCRIBED "HH 1824" AND ANOTHER WITH A BEAR AND "JH, JAN. 1840,"

Heights 3 ½ and 2 7/8 inches, lengths 3 7/8 and 4 inches.

Sold at Northeast Auction 8/7/2010

Est. $1,000-$1,500, Sold $4484.00 which includes buyer's premium.


EARLY PENNSYLVANIA SMOKE DECORATED AND FANCY PAINTED PINE SPICE CHEST,

The rectangular case with two aligned short drawers over three graduated long drawers with scratch beaded edges, the whole raised on delicate turned legs; the central long drawer with pencil inscription "Josephine E. M. Wentz / her hand writing and / spelling." Height 18 ½ inches, width 11 ½ inches, depth 8 inches.

Sold at Northeast Auction 8/7/2010

Est. $15,000-$25,000, Sold $43,660.00 which includes buyer's premium.


FINE VERMONT FEDERAL YELLOW PAINTED AND FANCY DECORATED TWO-DRAWER BLANKET CHEST,

The hinged rectangular top with molded edge lifting above a conforming case with two drawers over a shaped apron raised on straight bracket feet, the whole with an ochre ground decorated with fanciful blue and red graining. Height 44 inches, width 37 ½ inches, depth 19 inches.

Literature: For related examples see "Dean Fales, Jr," American Painted Furniture, 1660-1880," pp. 220-222.

Sold at Northeast Auction 8/7/2010

Est. $18,000-$28,000, Sold $38,350.00 which includes buyer's premium.


CONNECTICUT COUNTRY QUEEN ANNE CARVED AND PAINT-DECORATED HANGING WALL CUPBOARD, DATED 1751,

The molded broken-scroll pediment with carved rosettes above an open shelf with blue painted hinged box dated "1751," over a rectangular case with a row of six pigeonholes above nine drawers and compartments with painted and incised decoration, including stylized trees, flowers, and pinwheels. Height 33 inches, width 35 inches, depth 11 ½ inches.

Illustrated: For similar carving, see "American Radiance," p 108, fig. 71.

Sold at Northeast Auction 8/7/2010

Est. $12,000-$18,000, Sold $9,440.00 which includes buyer's premium.


NEW ENGLAND QUEEN ANNE FIGURED MAPLE AND BIRCH TRAY-TOP TEA TABLE WITH SPLAYED LEGS,

The rectangular tray-top above a conforming frame with shaped apron, raised on rounded tapered legs ending in pad feet. Height 27 inches, top 22 x 29 inches.

Sold at Northeast Auction 8/7/2010

Est. $4,000-$8,000, Sold $15,340 which includes buyer's premium.


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