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THE FISHER-FOX FAMILY CHIPPENDALE CARVED MAHOGANY TEA TABLE\nCARVING ATTRIBUTED TO THE "GARVAN" CARVER, PHILADELPHIA, CIRCA 1760\nRetains its original casters\n29½ in. high, 31 1/8 in. diameter (at narrowest width)
Edward Hicks (1780-1849), 1849\nThe Peaceable Kingdom\noil on canvas\n24¼ x 30¼ inches\nbacking of frame bears museum labels for Nelson-Atkins Museum, Colonial Williamsburg and the Philadelphia Museum of Art.\nThe backing also bears two old paper labels with typed inscriptions, the first reading The last "PEACEABLE KINGDOM" - 1849 by Edward Hicks. Painted for his daughter Elizabeth just before his death. Owned by Mr. & Mrs. Mark T. Swartz Great, great, great-grandson"; the second reading Mark T.
THE STEVENSON FAMILY CHIPPENDALE MAHOGANY SCALLOPED-TOP TEA TABLE\nAttributed to Thomas Affleck (1740-1795), Carving attributed to Nicholas Bernard and Martin Jugiez (d. 1815), Philadelphia, circa 1770\n28¼ in. high, 35 3/8 in. diameter
THE BIDDLE-DRINKER FAMILY CHIPPENDALE CARVED AND FIGURED MAHOGANY HIGH CHEST-OF-DRAWERS\nATTRIBUTED TO THE SHOP OF HENRY CLIFFTON (d. 1771) AND THOMAS CARTERET; THE CARVING ATTRIBUTED TO NICHOLAS BERNARD, PHILADELPHIA, CIRCA 1760\nAppears to retain its original cartouche, finials and brasses\n93½ in. high, 45½ in. wide, 23½ in. deep
A GOVERNOR JOHN PENN CHIPPENDALE CARVED MAHOGANY OPEN ARMCHAIR\nAttributed to Thomas Affleck (1740-1795); carving attributed to Martin Jugiez (d. 1815), Philadelphia, circa 1768\nMissing gadrooning on skirt and knee brackets\n41 in. high
The Andrew family Chippendale Mahogany High Chest-of-Drawers\nBoston area, possibly the shop of Benjamin Frothingham, Jr. (1734-1809), Charlestown, Massachusetts, 1760-1780\nAppears to retain its original brasses\n86½ in. high, 41¾ in. wide, 20½ in. deep
AN EXCEPTIONAL AND RARE RED-BREASTED MERGANSER HEN\nMade by Lothrop Holmes (1821-1899), Kingston, Massachusetts, Mid to Late 19th Century\nUnderside branded L.T. HOLMES; exceptional form with slightly turned and carved wooden crest. Retains outstanding original paint with excellent patina; professional repair by K.E. Delong to the bill, otherwise the structural condition is superb.\n9¼ in. high, 14½ in. long
A VERY RARE AND IMPORTANT CANADA GOOSE\nMassachusetts or the Lower Susquehanna River, Last Quarter 19th Century\nOriginal Paint with minor wear on the head, neck, in lower two-thirds of the decoy. Although most of the paint is missing from the back of the decoy the surface has mellowed to a very pleasing tone. There is some light wax on the back of the decoy and back of the neck.\n30 in. long
THE TIBBITS FAMILY CHIPPENDALE BLOCK-AND-SHELL CARVED MAHOGANY BUREAU TABLE\nAttributed to John Goddard (1723-1785) or Edmund Townsend (1736-1811), Newport, circa 1760\nAppears to retain its original brasses\n32¼ in. high, 36½ in. wide, 19 7/8 in. deep
An exceedingly Rare And Important Hollow Carved Canada Goose\nNathan Cobb, Jr., Cobb Island, Virginia, circa 1870\nHead is in swimming position and turned approximately 15 degrees to one side, vertical neck seat: Typical Cobb "V" tail carving,\nvery old working overpaint retains subtle blended feathering on the sides and back, which may be the original surface; the surface shows some flaking and wear with overpaint to the white under the tail either worn down or having been taken down earlier in
A CARVED AND PAINT-DECORATED 'LADY OF FASHION' TRADE FIGURE\nPROBABLY FROM THE WORKSHOP OF SAMUEL ROBB (1851-1928), NEW YORK CITY, LATE 19TH CENTURY\n79 in. high (overall), 70 in. high (the figure), 17 in. wide, 20 in. deep
A Federal Inlaid Cherrywood Tilt-Top Candlestand\nAttributed to Nathan Lombard (1777-1847), southern Worcester County, possibly Sutton, Massachusetts, dated 1800\nAppears to retain its original hardware; the underside of the drawer with partially legible inscription in graphite, DW...\n28 in. high, 17 in. wide, 17 3/8 in. deep
Edward Hicks (1780-1849), Circa 1832\nPortrait of Andrew Jackson\noil on canvas laid down on board\n21½ x 19¾ in.\nback of stretcher bears museum labels from the Nelson-Atkins Museum (Kansas City, MO), The Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Museum (Williamsburg, VA) and the Philadelphia Museum of Art (Philadelphia, PA).
A SILK ON LINEN PICTORIAL SAMPLER\nWorked by Betsy Wardwell (1785-1817), Mary Balch School, Providence, Rhode Island, dated 1797\nInscribed "May spotles inocence [sic] & truth my every action guide and guard my unexperienced youth from arrogance & pride and underneath BETSY WARDWELLS WORK PROVIDENCE 1797. The original chestnut backboard bears the fragment of a label that reads "Mrs. Cha--/T(h?)--/Sandwic(h)--\nTogether with a page from the United States Chronicle, dated Thursday, January 26, 179
A CHIPPENDALE CARVED AND FIGURED MAHOGANY SCALLOPED-TOP TEA TABLE\nPROBABLY THE SHOP OF BENJAMIN RANDOLPH (1721-1791); CARVING POSSIBLY BY RICHARD BUTTS, PHILADELPHIA, CIRCA 1770\n29 in. high, 33½ in. diameter
A CHIPPENDALE CARVED MAHOGANY BLOCK-AND-SHELL TALL-CASE CLOCK\nCase attributed to the Townsend-Goddard school, Newport, 1745-1765; dial signed by William and James Miller, London, circa 1760\nBrass dial signed Wm & Jams Miller Lombard Street LONDON\n93½ in. high, 20 in. wide, 10½ in. deep
A CHIPPENDALE CARVED MAHOGANY SLAB-TOP TABLE\nNew York, 1760-1780\nMarble top incised, Presented by DEA. ST. JOHN of Fabius; inside of rear rail with graphite inscription, H.P. Corben, Fabius, NY. Lower half of shell ornament on front rail replaced; the top possibly an early replacement.\n28¾ in. high, 40 in. wide, 20½ in. deep
AN IMPORTANT AND MONUMENTAL SILVER EWER\nMARK OF PAUL REVERE, BOSTON, CIRCA 1798\nOf urn form with reeded band at the shoulder and an urn-form finial surmounting the hinged cover, the body engraved The property of the first church in Beverly Bought with the church's stock by a committee consisting of the Pastor and Deacon Benjamin Cleaves and Deacon Robt Roundy 1798; marked on foot with Kane mark C\n15½ in. high; 33 oz.
A GILT BRONZE MANTEL CLOCK WITH A FIGURE OF GEORGE WASHINGTON\nJean-Baptiste Dubuc (b. 1743), PARIS, 1806-1817\nThe dial signed Dubuc, Paris/rue Michel Le Comte No. 33/A Paris\n19½ in. high, 14½ in. wide, 6 in. deep
AN EXTREMELY RARE GREAT GREY HERON\nElmer Crowell (1862-1952), East Harwich, Massachusetts, circa 1890's\nCarved wooden body with wooden thighs. Iron legs are inserted into the wooden thighs and wrapped with string. The lifted leg has an iron foot. The leg attached to the wooden base has a foot made from three pieces of wood. A lead plate has been attached to the underside with small copper nails. Dry on dry feather painting on breast is typical of Crowell's earliest shorebirds.\nOriginal paint
THE POWER FAMILY CHIPPENDALE MAHOGANY DESK-AND-BOOKCASE\nAttributed to John Carlile, Jr. (1762-1832), Providence, Rhode Island, circa 1785\nAppears to retain its original brasses; missing outer finials, the center finial replaced.\n93¼ in. high, 42 in. wide, 24 in. deep
A RARE SILVER MINIATURE CAUDLE CUP\nMARK OF JOHN HULL AND ROBERT SANDERSON, BOSTON, CIRCA 1665\nCircular, with two ropetwist scroll handles, the lower body chased with stylized grapes on a stippled ground, the rim engraved with monogram E*T, marked on rim with Hull mark (Kane A) and Sanderson mark (Kane C)\n4 in. long; 1 oz. 10 dwt.
A CARVED AND PAINT-DECORATED 'GENTLEMAN OF FASHION' TRADE FIGURE\nPROBABLY FROM THE WORKSHOP OF SAMUEL ROBB, NEW YORK CITY, LATE 19TH CENTURY\n79 in. high (overall), 71 in. high (the figure), 22-1/2 in. wide, 22-1/2 in. deep
A CHIPPENDALE MAHOGANY WALL-CLOCK\nDial signed by Aaron Willard (1757-1844), Grafton or Roxbury, Massachusetts, 1778-1790\nDial engraved Aaron Willard. Fret replaced and oculus added at a later date. Together with an earlier reproduction fret.\n23¼ in. high, 18¾ in. wide, 3¼ in. deep
An Important And Extremely Rare "Humpback" Model Widgeon Drake\nWard Brothers, Crisfield, Maryland, circa 1920s\nWith turned head, flowing lines and puffy cheeks\nOriginal paint with minor wear, very minor roughness to tip of bill, two small cracks in head\n14½ in. long\nSigned and dated "1926" by Lem Ward
A PAIR OF QUEEN ANNE WALNUT SIDE CHAIRS\nBoston, 1740-1750\nOne chair marked II with its original slip-seat frame marked II; the other chair marked VI with a slip-seat frame marked I from the original set\n38½ in. high, 22 in. wide, 21½ in. deep (2)
A MOLDED COPPER LEAPING HORSE WEATHERVANE\nA.L. Jewell (active 1852-1867), Waltham, Massachusetts\nThe abstracted form depicted with hole eyes, notched mouth, applied ears and flowing stamped and serrated tail, its forelegs tucked underneath and rear legs extended leaping over a massive sphere with molded mid-band over a rod support on modern base\n30½in. high, 36in. long, 8in. wide the base
AN EXTREMELY RARE "MONHEGAN ISLAND" STYLE REDBREASTED MERGANSER DRAKE\nAugustus Aaron Wilson (1864-1950), South Portland, Maine, circa 1900\nSlightly turned inlet head with carved crest, eyes and relief carved wings.\nAppears to retain original paint with a patinated surface. Two features were added, likely by the original owner, to identify this as being a part of his personal rig. These early added features include small tack eyes which were placed over the original carved eyes, and a thin coa
AFTER JOHN JAMES AUDUBON\nBY ROBERT HAVELL\nSnowy Owl (Plate CXXL)\nStrix nyctea\nengraving with etching, aquatint and hand-coloring, circa 1830, on wove paper, margins trimmed within the platemark on three sides, pale light-, mat and time staining, minor surface soiling, occasional foxing, scuffing and discoloration, a tear at the lower left corner, otherwise in good condition, framed\nS. 38½ x 25 in. (978 x 635 mm.)
AN IMPORTANT SWIMMING LOON\nBelieved to be from Long Island, New York, circa 1900\nSmall label on underside of base reads Cat.29, a very unusual form with slightly turned and lifted head. The head is attached with a small dowel. Carved eyes.\nOriginal paint, good patina and minor wear. Small dents, short crack in tail. Weight and tie strap are missing. Black band on throat appears to have been strengthened.\n8¾ in. high, 23 in. long