Lot 20    

Pair of 19th-Century Oval Portraits of Young Children
2008, Spring Fine & Decorative Arts, Mar 15th
each oil on canvas
unsigned
each 7" x 9.25"


Condition:  
Both have been cleaned and over academy board. Minor craquelure developing.
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English Silver Child's Traveling Set in Case,
Lot # 331 - English Silver Child's Traveling Set in Case,
struck for Birmingham 1880 and maker GU, probably George Unite. Includes a gold-washed handled cup with stamped floral motifs and hollow-handled knife, fork and spoon with cast grape and engraved floral motifs; in purple velvet lined case. Monogrammed HEB. Cup is 3.125" high; case is 9" x 8.25" x 9"... > Item Details
Two Cased Cincinnati Brass Surveyor Levels,
Lot # 230 - Two Cased Cincinnati Brass Surveyor Levels,
last quarter 19th century. One signed Herm Pfister/Cincinnati, 10.5" x 5.75"; and an example signed L.M. Prince, 11.5" x 6.5"; both in original fitted cases with labels; together with a tripod and stadia rod. Herman Pfister (1847-1911) was located at 119 W. 5th St., Cincinnati, from 1870-1911. L.M. ... > Item Details
Two Whale Oil Hand Lamps,
Lot # 73 - Two Whale Oil Hand Lamps,
American, whale/oil fluid period, 1830-60. Includes a hexagonal colorless "lyre" or "harp" pattern finger lamp with applied handle and 2 fine-line brass collar, 5" high; AND a plain bell-shaped applied handle finger lamp with 2 fine-line pewter collar, 3" high. > Item Details
Mallard Drake and Hen Decoys,
Lot # 210 - Mallard Drake and Hen Decoys,
likely English and late 19th century, working decoys; having glass eyes; 15" long. > Item Details
Eight Sterling Goblets,
Lot # 337 - Eight Sterling Goblets,
American, 20th century, assembled set. Four each by R. Wallace & Sons and International Sterling, all with gold washed bowls and engraved A.H.P. on underside of base; 6.75" high. 33.04 ozt. (1027 g) total weight. > Item Details
Mortar and Pestle in Red Paint,
Lot # 414 - Mortar and Pestle in Red Paint,
American, late 19th century, turned maple with two incised medial rings, retaining original pestle; 13.5" overall height. > Item Details
Carousel Horse, Outside Row Stander,
Two
Lot # 415 - Two "Peaseware" Treen Containers, Plus,
American, 19th century. Two turned, lidded maple containers, 4" and 4.5"; together with a walnut nutcracker shaped like a clenched fist, 8.25" long; and a slide-lid walnut dovetailed divided box, 2.5" high x 9.5" long x 4.75" deep. > Item Details
Miniature Portrait by <i>D. (Daniel) Dickinson</i>,
Lot # 163 - Miniature Portrait by D. (Daniel) Dickinson,
watercolor on ivory, American, signed D.D.1832 lower right. In the original red leather case, on the left side is a painting of a well-dressed young man; the right side contains a printed-on silk landscape scene with putto that reads, D. Dickinson/Miniature Painter/at Earles/No.169 Chestnut St/PHILA... > Item Details
Sheraton Bird's-Eye  and Curly Maple Drop Leaf Table,
Lot # 246 - Sheraton Bird's-Eye and Curly Maple Drop Leaf Table,
mid-Atlantic states, ca 1815-30, with two board top and ring-turned legs; 29.5" high x 41.75" long x 23.75" wide (leaves down). > Item Details
Cast Iron Hessian Andirons,
Lot # 236 - Cast Iron Hessian Andirons,
appear to be 19th century, with dovetailed billet bars; 19.75" high x 22.5" deep. > Item Details
Creamware Plate with Thoroughbred Stallion <i>Highflyer</i>,
Lot # 115 - Creamware Plate with Thoroughbred Stallion Highflyer,
English, ca 1776-84, by Neale & Co., with a portrait in enamels of a bay horse under a banner reading HIGHFLYER, likely copied from the equine portrait by John Boultbee; 9.5" diameter. Possibly part of a dinner service made for Richard Tattersall of the auctioneering firm, who purchased the horse in... > Item Details
Group of Early English Penny Banks,
Lot # 119 - Group of Early English Penny Banks,
19th century, to include a gaudy pearlware example initialed E.L, 4" high, and six figurals including British tar, judge, cat, pear, old woman and flower basket, all about 2" high. > Item Details
George Cruikshank (British, 1792-1878)
Lot # 152 - George Cruikshank (British, 1792-1878)
11 satirical etchingspublished by Thomas McLean, 26 Haymarketfrom series produced in 1835each full sheet sizes 15.75" x 10.75" > Item Details
Sinumbra Lamp Attributed to Messenger,
Lot # 114 - Sinumbra Lamp Attributed to Messenger,
English, second quarter 19th century, probably manufactured by Messenger & Sons, Birmingham, but also pictured in the 1850 catalog for Henry N. Hooper & Co., Boston, as No. 176 (base) and No. 505 (standard), (not listed in Hooper's descriptive catalog). Of patinated bronze depicting a neoclassical m... > Item Details
Important Rockingham Presentation Ice Pitcher,
Lot # 451 - Important Rockingham Presentation Ice Pitcher,
American, ca 1850s, of Rockingham glazed earthenware, attributed to Swan Hill Pottery, South Amboy, N.J., and designed by Daniel Greatbach. Modeled with elaborate vintage motifs and a bifid branch handle which extends across the body. Strainer spout and molded presentation plaque on front with init... > Item Details
Bennington Flint Enamel Picture Frame,
Lot # 347 - Bennington Flint Enamel Picture Frame,
American, ca 1849-58, with scalloped edge, covered in brilliant green, orange and ochre flint enamel, unmarked; 5.75" x 4.75" (picture opening), 11" x 10" (outside dimensions). (See Barret 1958: 138, plate 204 for a similar example.) > Item Details
<i>Eli Terry</i> Pillar & Scroll Shelf Clock,
Lot # 373 - Eli Terry Pillar & Scroll Shelf Clock,
American, ca 1820, with 30-hour wooden time and strike weight-driven movement, gilt painted wooden dial with stylized florals in spandrels and original printed label. Original finish, mahogany with maple plinths and pine secondary, original feet; 31" high x 16.6" wide x 4.3" deep. > Item Details
Civil War-Era Spencerian Drawing and Envelope,
Lot # 453 - Civil War-Era Spencerian Drawing and Envelope,
American, from Cave Valley in Pilot Hill, Calif. Drawing motifs include tulip, hand, ribbon with 1861 Union Forever bird, Masonic symbol, artist initials L.J.P. with curly Q border. Verso with upper and lower case alphabet, dated 1861 envelope includes wreath with Mr. L.J. Platt with surround and le... > Item Details
Two Serpent Walking Sticks, (Attributed) Dwayne Spencer,
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