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ENGLISH STAFFORDSHIRE TRANSFER-PRINTED CERAMIC CHILDREN'S TOY TEA ARTICLES, LOT OF 11, each having purple/mulberry transfer patterns with molded flower finials, comprising an eight-piece partial set featuring a beehive nestled among flowers with river and mountains in background including a teapot, a covered sugar, a creamer, three cups, and two saucers, and a three-piece set having "Fruit & / Flowers", as printed to underside, including a teapot, a covered sugar, and a creamer. First half 19th century. 4.375 HOA.

Literature: Beehive parallels Lechler - English Toy China p. 16, fig. 38.

Provenance: From the James Dunn collection, Springfield, VT.

Condition: Six undamaged; beehive example having both covers and creamer with restoration, one saucer with hairline; "Fruit and Flowers" example having teapot and sugar with some professional restoration.

Sold at Jeffrey S. Evans Auctioneers February 25, 2021.

Estimate: $80-120

Price Realized: $1,195


ENGLISH STAFFORDSHIRE HAND-PAINTED CHILDREN WITH DOGS MOTIF CERAMIC FIGURES, LOT OF FOUR, each on oval base with polychrome enamel decorations, comprising one featuring a girl sleeping under a tree with spaniel sitting above and "DOG TRAY" printed below, one with girl sitting upon a large spaniel, one standing girl with dog seated by her right side, and one with large spaniel looming over a standing girl. Unmarked. Second/third quarter 19th century. 13.75" HOA.

Literature: The Hardings - Victorian Staffordshire Figures, 1835-1875, Book One: "Dog Tray" parallels p. 306, fig. 1121.

Provenance: From the James Dunn collection, Springfield, VT.

Condition: Two undamaged, some with characteristic moderate crazing; girl with dog by her side having restoration to scarf and hat; girl sitting on dog with minor flake to tail and possible paint touch ups.

Sold at Jeffrey S. Evans Auctioneers February 25, 2021.

Estimate: $100-150

Price Realized: $1,314.50


STAMPED "BAECHER / WINCHESTER VA", SHENANDOAH VALLEY OF VIRGINIA EARTHENWARE / REDWARE COVERED SUGAR BOWL, mottled lead- and manganese-glazes over a slip wash, slightly compressed globular bowl with extruded loop-style handles and collared rim, raised on a pronounced foot, each side with sprigged decoration comprising three flower heads and four leaves. Original cover with stepped edge, having an applied bird with outstretched wings pecking a large seed pod. Stamped under the base. Anthony Weis Bacher/Baecher (1824-1889), Winchester, VA. Circa 1885. 5.5" HOA, 3.875" H rim, 4.625” D rim, 3.125" D foot.

Literature: Parallels Wiltshire - Folk Pottery of the Shenandoah Valley, p. 108, pl. 53. Stamp as Comstock - Pottery of the Shenandoah Valley Region, p. 164, fig. 4.240.

Provenance: The estate collection of Alan R. Shirkey, Harrisonburg, VA.

Purchased for 15 cents at a yard sale on South High St., Harrisonburg, VA in the 1980s.

Catalogue Note: The current sugar bowl represents a classic and iconic Shenandoah Valley folk art form. Only a handful of examples are known exhibiting both the bird and the sprigged decorations. An example lacking the sprigged decoration, but otherwise identical from the Henry Ford Museum is illustrated by Wiltshire (see above literature). Another example without the decoration is in the Winterthur Museum collection.

Condition: Very good as-found condition with no restorations or repairs; bowl with a diagonal crack off the rim to one side and expected glaze wear/loss to rim and handle; cover with chip and flake to edge, bird with loss of beak and minor glaze loss to eyes.

Sold at Jeffrey S. Evans Auctioneers February 27, 2021.

Estimate: $3,000-5,000

Price Realized: $2,748.50


OUTSTANDING NEW YORK STATE ATTRIBUTED FOLK ART PAINT-DECORATED BEECH DIMINUTIVE DOME-TOP BOX, T-nail construction with sheet-iron/tin hasp and hinges. Original vibrant mustard, red, and black paint decoration including six-petal rosettes and adjoining circles. Excellent original dry surface. Probably Albany, New York. First half 19th century. 3.5" H, 6.125" x 3.375”.

Literature: For a similar example attributed to an Albany, New York shop see Sotheby's Important Americana, New York, January 20-22, 2006, lot 273.

Provenance: The estate collection of Alan R. Shirkey, Harrisonburg, VA.

Condition: Excellent original condition.

Sold at Jeffrey S. Evans Auctioneers February 27, 2021.

Estimate: $2,000-3,000

Price Realized: $8,365




ROCKBRIDGE CO., SHENANDOAH VALLEY OF VIRGINIA POPLAR PUNCHED-TIN PANELED FOOD / PIE SAFE, rectangular top with beveled corners, above two hinged doors concealing two fixed shelves, set with six hand-punched tins bearing upright tobacco-leaf designs, above full-length dovetailed drawer, solid ends with cut-outs. Poplar and yellow pine secondary woods. Old surface with warm color. Circa 1850. 57" H, 36" W, 15.75" D.

Literature: One tin published in Russ/Evans - Opening the Door: Safes of the Shenandoah Valley, p. 27, fig. 3.1C.

Provenance: The estate collection of Alan R. Shirkey, Harrisonburg, VA.

Descended in the Sensabaugh family, Rockbridge Co., Virginia.

Condition: Very good overall condition, minor losses to bottom edge of several tins, case with some filled screw and nail holes, and with areas of expected usage wear.

Sold at Jeffrey S. Evans Auctioneers February 27, 2021.

Estimate: $500-800

Price Realized: $1,912


MID-ATLANTIC PAINTED PINE JELLY / PANTRY CUPBOARD, rectangular top with applied cornice over hinged door with four raised panels and beading concealing six fixed shelves, cut-out base. Appears to have both pine and yellow pine secondary, with walnut backboards. Old varnished surface over original painted surface. Second quarter 19th century. 70.5" H, 41.25" W, 19.5" D

Provenance: From the collection of the late Hugh Wornom, Poquoson, VA, for the benefit of Preservation Virginia.

Condition: Very good overall condition, scattered minor losses to cornice, and with areas of expected usage wear.

Provenance: From the collection of the late Hugh Wornom, Poquoson, VA, for the benefit of Preservation Virginia.

Sold at Jeffrey S. Evans Auctioneers February 27, 2021.

Estimate: $500-800

Price Realized: $1,912


CONTINENTAL CARVED AND PAINTED HANGING SALT BOX, pegged construction, slanted lifting lid concealing an open interior, designs featuring hearts, hex signs, and dated "1764". Old polychrome-painted surface. Dated 1764. 12" H, 7.25" W, 5" D.

Condition: Fair overall condition, scattered old breaks with associated repairs, moderate loss to back board, and with areas of expected wear.

Sold at Jeffrey S. Evans Auctioneers February 27, 2021.

Estimate: $100-150

Price Realized: $2,390




WROUGHT-IRON TABLE-TOP CANDLE STAND, tapered shaft supporting an adjustable friction grip two-arm candleholder with a notched patterned cross arm, each socket with a drip-pan, raised on a tripod base terminating in penny-form feet. Probably 19th century or earlier. 23.25" HOA, 7.25" DOA feet.

Provenance: From the private collection of Edwina and the late Bernard Bishop, Williamsburg, VA.

Condition: Very good condition with expected usage wear, some light pitting and discoloration.

Sold at Jeffrey S. Evans Auctioneers February 27, 2021.

Estimate: $300-500

Price Realized: $1,673


PENNSYLVANIA 18TH CENTURY FLAME STITCH POCKET BOOK, Initialed "M.G." and dated 1759. Vibrant geometric pattern and colors. 4.25” x 6" in closed position.

Condition: Good with wear and minor loss.

Sold at Conestoga Auctions February 27, 2021.

Estimate: $300-500

Price Realized: $4,425




ELABORATE PENNSYLVANIA NEEDLEWORK SEWING ROLL-UP. Late 18th/early 19th Century. Seven Needlework panels with various figures and Pennsylvania Dutch Motifs. Workmanship and folk art value is a 10 out of 10. Signed on top arch "JGA Ann Anderton 6 of Oct". 5.25’w. x 26.5”l.

Condition: Fair with wear, insect damage and loss.

Sold at Conestoga Auctions February 27, 2021.

Estimate: $200-400

Price Realized: $2,242


ANTIQUE PENNSYLVANIA FOLK ART MAKE-DO PIN CUSHION, Fine fabric sculpture with three birds in a nest pin cushion mounted in a brass finger lamp. 8.5”h.

Condition: Fabric is good with minor wear and fading. Tin base of lamp is rusted through.

Sold at Conestoga Auctions February 27, 2021.

Estimate: $200-400

Price Realized: $3,540




ANTIQUE PENNSYLVANIA PATCHWORK SEWING ROLL-UP, Diamond Pattern with cross-stitch needlework on needle panel "Forget Me Not, ER * RW 1853". 5.25”w. x 23,5”l.

Condition: Very good with minor wear.

Sold at Conestoga Auctions February 27, 2021.

Estimate: $300-500

Price Realized: $4,720


ANTIQUE FABRIC SCULPTURE WITH THREE BIRDS IN A NEST PIN CUSHION. Mounted on a wood pedestal and platform base. 10.25”h.

Condition: Good with wear and fading.

Sold at Conestoga Auctions February 27, 2021

Estimate: $200-400

Price Realized: $4,130


SIX FABRIC SCULPTORS WITH BEADWORK DECORATION, 1.5” to 4.25”h.

Condition: Very good.

Sold at Conestoga Auctions February 27, 2021.

Estimate: $50-150

Price Realized: $5,310


PENNSYLVANIA 19TH CENTURY MINIATURE STONEWARE CROCK, Brushed floral and foliate cobalt decoration. Base incised "C.S.". Bulbous form with semi-square rim and lug handles. For a similar example and identical signature see Pook & Pook Americana and Fine Art auction, Saturday, January 17, 2015. 3”h.

Condition: Very good.

Sold at Conestoga Auctions February 27, 2021.

Estimate: $1,000-2,000

Price Realized: $7,080


PENNSYLVANIA 19TH CENTURY MINIATURE STONEWARE CROCK, Cobalt dotted decoration. Base incised "C.S.". Straight sided with semi-square rim. For a similar example and identical signature see Pook & Pook Americana and Fine Art auction, Saturday, January 17, 2015. 1.75”h.

Condition: Very good.

Sold at Conestoga Auctions February 27, 2021.

Estimate: $500-1,000

Price Realized: $6,490


19TH CENTURY FOLK ART CARVED AND PAINTED WOOD FIGURE OF ROOSTER, (Attributed to Wilhelm Schimmel 1817-1890 Cumberland Valley, PA). White ground with yellow, black and red details on green mound base. Original paint decoration. 4.5”h.

Condition: Good with wear and chips to tail and base.

Sold at Conestoga Auctions February 27, 2021.

Estimate: $2,000-4,000

Price Realized: $5,015




FINE FOLK ART CARVED AND PAINTED BOOK FORM SNUFF BOX, American, early 19th century. Raised carved medallion side profile portrait of a lady with shell corners, verso with stylized shield panel having painted initials "A.D.". Wood pinned hinged lid with faux raised card scrolled shape hinges. Original blue and red paint decoration. 2.75”h. x 2.25”w.

Condition: Good to very good with appropriate wear.

Sold at Conestoga Auctions February 27, 2021.

Estimate: $200-400

Price Realized: $3,422


POLYCHROME DECORATED OVAL BENTWOOD BOX, Attributed to Heinrich Bucher, Berks County, PA, circa 1780-1800. Lid having a red and white house flanked by red, white, yellow and green trees. Side with polychrome stylized tulips and foliate decoration on a black ground. 4.25”h. x 9"w. x 6”d.

Condition: Good with wear.

Sold at Conestoga Auctions February 27, 2021.

Estimate: $2,000-4,000

Price Realized: $4,956


PENNSYLVANIA 19TH CENTURY PAINTED PINE SEWING BOX, Signed "L.B. 1839". With yellow and green tulip, foliate and geometric decoration on a red ground. Wire hinge lid with fabric covered pin cushion top. 3.5”h. x 6"w. x 3.5”d.

Condition: Good with wear. Losses to fabric border application. Part of tin hasp is missing.

Sold at Conestoga Auctions February 27, 2021.

Estimate: $300-500

Price Realized: $13,570


PENNSYLVANIA 19TH CENTURY PAINTED PINE SEWING BOX, Signed "S.K. 1843". With yellow and red tulip, foliate and geometric decoration on a green ground. Wire hinge lid with fabric covered pin cushion top. 3.5”h. x 6"w. x 3”d.

Condition: Good with wear and minor loss. Fabric top is missing some tacks. Tin hasp is missing.

Sold at Conestoga Auctions February 27, 2021.

Estimate: $300-500

Price Realized: $11,210


PENNSYLVANIA 19TH CENTURY PAINTED SOFTWOOD SPICE BOX, Central heart handle with hinged slat lids and compartmented interiors. Initialed "A.M.F.". 8"h. x 12"w. x 9,75”d.

Condition: Good with wear and losses.

Sold at Conestoga Auctions February 27, 2021.

Estimate: $200-400

Price Realized: $10,030




ANTIQUE CARVED MAPLE SPREAD WING EAGLE BUTTER PRINT, American eagle clutching arrows with shield shape body, marked "E. Pluribus Unum". Serrated edge and bulbous turned handle. 3,75”l.

Condition: Good with minor wear.

Sold at Conestoga Auctions February 27, 2021.

Estimate: $100-200

Price Realized: $3,068




FINE LANCASTER COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA PAINTED SPICE BOX, Circa 1800. Dark blue ground with polychrome floral and foliate decoration. Rectangular bentwood form with lapped joints. Four interior slide-lid spice compartments. 2"h. x 4.625”w. x 7”l.

Condition: Very good with minor loss and wear.

Sold at Conestoga Auctions February 27, 2021.

Estimate: $300-500

Price Realized: $4,425


WATERCOLOR AND INK FOLK ART DRAWING DATED 1856. Signed on verso "Abraham Wanner 1856". Depicts a soldier on horseback holding a sword. Image size, 3" square, in a period molded softwood frame, 5.75” square.

Condition: Good with minor stains.

Sold at Conestoga Auctions February 27, 2021.

Estimate: $100-200

Price Realized: $2,950


RARE MINIATURE MEMORIAL THEOREM ON VELVET, American, early 19th Century. Signed on top center "John - AnnL. Kinsley". In a period Black and gilt painted softwood frame. 3.5” x 4" overall.

Condition: Good with minor loss.

Sold at Conestoga Auctions February 27, 2021.

Estimate: $100-200

Price Realized: $2,596


ANTIQUE RED TOLEWARE SPICE CANISTER, Floral motif on lid with yellow trim and green swag decoration. 3"h. x 3" diameter.

Condition: Good with wear.

Sold at Conestoga Auctions February 27, 2021.

Estimate: $100-200

Price Realized: $560






IMPORTANT ENGLISH JUPE EXTENSION MAHOGANY DINING TABLE, c. 1850, brass label Johnstone & Jeanes, London. top border carved with various animals, putti, cupids, and scrolling acanthus leaves; turned pedestal with four in-curving legs ending in large ball and paw feet; turning the top counter clockwise engages the the mechanism, 30"h; 16 various leaves when inserted create 3 different table sizes, 5'3"; 6'6" and 7'6"diameter; original paneled box contains (16) numbered leaves (two sets of eight); plus table pads.

Provenance: Estate of Hartley D. Webster from the estate of his mother Geraldine Rockefeller McAlpin (1900-1938), daughter of Emma Rockfeller Dodge.

Condition: Two leaves when table at largest diameter have minor edge damage; one brass stip missing.

Sold at CRN Auctions February 28, 2021.

Estimate $30,000-50,000

Price Realized: $45,000 (Does not include buyer’s premium)


BOSTON SHERATON INLAID MAHOGANY BOW-FRONT SERVER, Seymour school, lunette inlay, three over two drawers with original brass knobs with embossed eagle, 36.75"h; case 36"w; top 38"w by 22”d

Provenance: From the collection of a South Shore, Massachusetts collector of Americana.

Sold at CRN Auctions February 28, 2021.

Estimate $3,000-5,000

Price Realized: $7,500 (Does not include buyer’s premium)




PAIR OF AMERICAN DUELING PISTOLS, McGILVRAY, 19th c., sgn., A. McGILVRAY, Alexander McGilvray (Virginia, 1798-1858), each pistol, 11"; mahogany case, 2.5"h; 14"w; 7.5”d.

Condition: Engraved plaque on lid missing; one ram rod missing.

Sold at CRN Auctions February 28, 2021.

Estimate $2,500-3,500

Price Realized: $12,000 (Does not include buyer’s premium)


18TH C. PATRIOTIC SCHERENSCHNITTE, scissors-cut picture depicting a gentleman with his horse and an American "Cowpens" flag with 13 stars, 7.75 by 12.75 in.; framed 10.25 by 14.25 in.

Provenance: From a Martinsville, Virginia private collection. Purchased at Sotheby's, NY.

Note: 13 stars on the American flag went from 1777-1795. The Cowpens flag met the requirements of the Flag Resolution of 1777. Similar to the Betsey Ross flag the 13 white starts are arranged in a circle on a blue field, but here this Maryland flag has the 13th star in the center.Allegedly, it was carried by William Batchelor of the 3rd Maryland Regiment into the Battle of Cowpens in South Carolina on January 17, 1781.

Condition: Torn upper left; water stain.

Sold at CRN Auctions February 28, 2021.

Estimate $600-800

Price Realized: $900 (Does not include buyer’s premium)


RHODE ISLAND WINDSOR BRACE-BACK, FAN-BACK SIDECHAIR, 18th c., paint appears original, 8-spindles, unusual boldly shaped crest, turned splayed legs joined by H-stretcher, back 36"h; seat 15"w; 17.5 seat height. An identical chair was owned by Americana dealers David Schorsch and Eileen Smiles of Woodbury Ct. An article in the Newtown Bee from the 1980's: "The braced-back Windsor sidechair from coastal Connecticut or Rhode Island is one of the only three known. Schorsch called it a masterpiece and priced it at $75,000.”

Provenance: From an historic Massachusetts home completely furnished and decorated with period furniture and accessories.

Condition: Old surface; chip on back leg near stretcher; chip on rear leg at bottom.

Sold at CRN Auctions February 28, 2021.

Estimate $1,000-1,500

Price Realized: $8,500 (Does not include buyer’s premium)


THE PLUMMER FAMILY PAINTED HEPPLEWHITE CARD TABLE, Boscawen, New Hampshire, in old red paint, maple and birch; bread board top, scalloped apron with drawer; tapering square legs, 28"h; 35.5"w; 17.5”h

Provenance: Ephraim Plummer (b. 1771 Newbury, MA, d. 1793 Boscawen, NH) married Rachel Cogswell (1772-1853); their son Ephraim Plummer (1773-1872 ) m. Lucy Gerrish (1803-1879)/ daughter Mary Plummer (1821-1908) m. Henry L. Dodge/Vienna Dodge Pearson; Purchased privately from the home of Mrs. Vienna D. Pearson, Penacook, New Hampshire in 1943, G.W. Samaha; To the present, from a Massachusetts estate.

Sold at CRN Auctions February 28, 2021.

Estimate $2,000-3,000

Price Realized: $12,000 (Does not include buyer’s premium)




PAUL REVERE JR. SILVER TEAPOT WITH UNDERTRAY, c. 1790, teapot marked PR, Paul Revere Junior (Boston, 1735-1818), wood handle and finial, incised floral decoration around top, monogram and inscribed Stephen Horton Milton, 4" h x 10" total w; the undertray with monogram and inscribed To Submit from Stephen Milton 1790 (faint evidence of hallmark), 6.75"w, 5.25" h; 17.5 troy oz.

Provenance: From the Cambridge, MA estate of Samuel Parkman Shaw (1943-2015). Descended to the present through the family of Samuel Parkman (1751-1824), a prominent Boston citizen who commissioned Gilbert Stuart (1755-1828) to paint the ten by seven foot painting of George Washington at Dorchester Heights which he later gifted to the Town of Boston in 1806 for Fanueil Hall in Boston (a copy, the original is at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts). Stuart painted Samuel Parkman's portrait in 1807.

Stephen and Submit Horton and their five children all born in Milton, Massachusetts (their first, a daughter, was born 1744, their last, a son, was born 1818) are listed on page 1164 of "New England Families, Genealogical and Memorial, A Record of the Achievements of Her People in the Making of Commonwealths and the Founding of a Nation", vol III. "Stephen Horton, son of Lieutenant Enoch Horton, was born in Milton MA on May 24, 1753. He was a soldier in the revolution, in Captain Oliver Vose's company, Colonel Robinson's regiment on the Lexington alarm, April 19, 1775.....He went to Rhode Island during the alarm in 1777."

For examples of similar Revere teapots refer to; American Silver, 1655-1825 in the Museum of Fine Arts Boston, Volume 2 by Kathryn C. Buhler; plate 381, teapot and stand, 1787; plate 393, teapot and stand, 1793.

Condition: Slight bend in rim of undertray.

Sold at CRN Auctions February 28, 2021.

Estimate $8,000-12,000

Price Realized: $14,000 (Does not include buyer’s premium)


MID 19TH C. NEW ENGLAND SCHOOLGIRL THEOREM OF A CAT, "Chubbie", a grey cat on a green field with a mouse, watercolor on laid paper, circa 1840, inscribed at bottom in ink: "When I am in some fairer land; View this the work of my own hand; And when my form you cannot see; Oh! then dear friend remember me. Coralinn E. Warner", in the original mitered faux grained mahogany frame, under old rippled glass, OS: 12.5" x 16.5", SS: 9.5" x 13.5". Rippled, stained.

Provenance: From the estate of Richard Suydam, Ellsworth, ME.

Sold at Thomaston Place Auction Galleries February 26, 2021.

Estimate: $600-800

Price Realized: $1,700


19TH C. SHAKER OVAL MUSTARD PAINTED PANTRY BOX, three finger construction with copper tacks, pine base and lid, bent maple sides, 2" high, 5.25" x 3.25”.

Condition: Top scratches, otherwise good condition.

Provenance: Purchased from Avis Howell, Belfast, ME.

Sold at Thomaston Place Auction Galleries February 26, 2021.

Estimate: $5,000-7,000

Price Realized: $10,000


LOT OF (2) CARVED WOODEN SCOOPS, turned from a single piece of wood, including: Large natural chestnut shovel form scoop, 15.75" long, 8,875" x 2", surface wear; and Narrow scoop with red painted surface, 13.25” long, 4.125" x 3.52", paint losses and surface wear.

Provenance: Purchased from Avis Howell, Belfast, ME.

Sold at Thomaston Place Auction Galleries February 26, 2021.

Estimate: $800-1,000

Price Realized: $3,750


EARLY PAINTED X BASE CANDLESTAND, 17th c. Pine Round Top Candlestand, with baluster pedestal and cross feet, original red painted surface, 24.5" high, 12.25" diameter. Shrinkage cracks and edge losses to base, paint losses and surface wear.

Provenance: From the estate of Richard Suydam, Ellsworth, ME.

Sold at Thomaston Place Auction Galleries February 26, 2021.

Estimate: $500-700

Price Realized: $10,000


GRADUATED STACK OF (7) MEDIUM TO LARGE 19TH C. PANTRY, Dumpcart Blue Painted, straight joint, 5.5" x 13" diameter., soiled, worn; PLUS Chrome Yellow, straight and finger joint, 5.25" x 11.75"; PLUS Dove Grey, straight joint, 5.375" x 10" diameter., stained, worn; PLUS Walnut Stained Oak & Pine, straight joint, 4.25" x 8.25"; PLUS Dumpcart Blue, straight joint, 5.375" x 7.75"; PLUS Red Stained, straight joint, 2.625" x 7" diameter; PLUS Dumpcart Blue, 2.25" x 6.25" diameter. Good condition unless noted.

Provenance: From the estate of Richard Suydam, Ellsworth, ME.

Sold at Thomaston Place Auction Galleries February 26, 2021.

Estimate: $800-1,000

Price Realized: $2,100


EIGHT EARLY BLOWN GLASS BOTTLES, Collection of (8) Early Bottles, including: (2) Late 18th - Early 19th c. free blown New England chestnut bottles, smaller in olive green, larger in amber, with applied lips, unpolished pontils on concave bases, 5.75" high, 3.75" x 2.5" and 8.75" high, 5.25" x 4"; Free blown purple bulbous bottle with rolled rim, unpolished pontil concave base, 5.5" high, 3.5" diameter; 18th c. square olive green gin bottle, with applied flat top lip, unpolished pontil concave base, 9.5" high, 3" sq.; (2) Mid-19th c. chestnut amber glass flasks with applied and tooled side handle, applied lip, unpolished pontil base, 7.75" high, 5.25" x 2 3/4" and 8 1/4" high, 5 5/8" x 2.75", base scratches; Green glass bottle with three-piece mold seams, applied spout form lip, 8" high, 2.5" diameter, glass imperfections; and Blue glass bottle with rolled lip, faceted body, 6.5" high, 1.375" diameter. Base edge scratches

Provenance: From the estate of Richard Suydam, Ellsworth, ME.

Sold at Thomaston Place Auction Galleries February 26, 2021.

Estimate: $800-1,200

Price Realized: $1,600


WILLIAM RUSH (PA, 1756-1833) ATTRIBUTED FINELY CARVED GILTWOOD PINE SHIP’S FIGUREHEAD, of an Elegant Young Woman in an Empire Neoclassical Gown, life-sized, her right hand lifting her skirts, her left hand over her breast, the figure alone is 68" x 18.52" x 11"; 83" (6'-11") tall overall, including black museum plinth, 15" x 23.52" x 20.25" plinth alone. Hollowed out back, losses to feet, shrinkage cracks, alligatoring and loss to finish.

Sold at Thomaston Place Auction Galleries February 27, 2021.

Estimate: $40,000-60,000

Price Realized: $23,000


PIE CRUST TILT TOP CHIPPENDALE TEA TABLE, 18th c. Highly Figured Mahogany Tea Table with molded pie crust edge, set on twist carved urn column, resting on high arched tripod base with feather carved knees, ending in scarce turkey foot and fruit feet, 28" x 33" diameter. Crack in top.

Sold at Thomaston Place Auction Galleries February 27, 2021.

Estimate: $1,000-1,500

Price Realized: $3,750






[AMERICANA] [CHAMPLAIN, SAMUEL DE], LES VOYAGES DU, sieur de Champlain xaintongeois, capitaine ordinaire pour le Roy, en la marine. Divisez en deux livres. ou, journal tres-fidele des observations faites es descouuertures de la nouuelle France...Paris: Jean Berjon, 1613. First edition. Two parts in one. 4to (217 x 165 mm). (xx), 325, (5); 52 pp. Illustrated with three engraved folding plates, 8 engraved folding maps, 13 in-text engravings, and one woodcut diagram; large folding map "Carte Geographique de la Nouelle Franse Faictte..." in facsimile, linen backed, and bound facing p. 1; double-page map "Malle Barre" in facsimile, bound between pp. 88 and 89; folding map "Isle de sainte Croix" bound facing p. 134; map "Carte geographique de la Nouelle franse en sonaray meridien", second state (1613), linen backed and bound facing pp. 161; map "port fortune" repaired at bottom center; map on p. 9 corrected. Full red levant, stamped in gilt, expertly rebacked; all edges gilt; gilt dentelles; marbled endpapers; by W. Pratt for H. Stevens & Son 1889; bottom corner p. (vii/viii) repaired; two repairs in fore-edge p. 11/12; repairs at bottom p. 29/30; repair at bottom corner p. 109/110; repair top corner pp. 117/118; wormhole repairs bottom corner pp. 129-48; repair at bottom of map facing p. 176; scattered marginalia; scattered minor spotting. Church 360; Burden 160, 161, 166-81; Sabin 11835.

"The second printed volume of Champlain's voyages, and contains the journals, maps, etc., of its author's four voyages to America, in 1604, 1610, 1611, and 1613...The volume deals very fully with the natural history of the country, its soil, and products, and is especially minute in its description of the manners, customs, and habits of the Indians." (Church 360). Rare.

Sold at Freeman’s Auctions February 18, 2021.

Estimate: $40,000-60,000

Price Realized: $160,000


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