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American Furniture & Decorative Arts(304 Lots)
304 lots with images
August 14, 2010
The Heritage on the Garden
63 Park Plaza
Boston, MA, 02116 USA
Phone: +1 617 350 5400
Fax: +1 617 350 5429
Description: Portrait Miniature of a Young Woman in Profile, Rufus Porter (American, 1792-1884), unsigned, watercolor on paper, c. 1830, 4 x 3 1/2 in., in an eglomise mat and period frame. Condition: The portrait painted on a fragment of paper which is laid down onto another paper, toning, tear u.l.View additional info »
Description: Six Framed Hollow-cut Silhouettes, America, late 18th/early 19th century, three of gentlemen: one by William Bache (1771-1845), with gouache and ink details, embossed "BACHE'S PATENT" mark under bust; one by Henry Williams (Boston, 1787-1830), enhanced with watercolor, embossed "WILLIAMS" under bust; one by William Doyle (Boston, 1769-1828), with ink details, signed "Doyle" l.l.; three silhouettes of ladies: one with ink details and embossed maker's mark for "T.P. JONES PATENT" under bust; one by Isaac Todd (ac. 1807-1812), with ink embellishment, embossed "TODD'S PATENT" mark under the bust; the last of a young lady with ink details, (toning, stains), sight sizes ranging from 2 1/4 x 2 to 5 1/2 x 3 3/4 in.
Condition Report: All have toning, Todds, Jones, and Doyle have acid stains around the busts, none of them have been laid down.View additional info and full condition report »
Description: American School, 19th Century Portrait of a Little Girl Wearing a Blue Dress in a Landscape. Unsigned. Watercolor on thin card, 6 7/8 x 5 3/8 in., in a period molded giltwood frame. Condition: Toning, foxing.
Condition Report: Toning, a few dark foxmarks, u.c., u.r. and c.l., small paint loss flaked off sleeve.View additional info »
Description: Portrait Miniature of a Gentleman in Profile, American School, 19th Century, unsigned, watercolor on paper, 4 1/8 x 3 5/8 in., in a period mahogany veneer frame. Condition: Creases with associated paint loss, toning.View additional info »
Description: Lot of Two Works on Paper: W. Plummer (American, ac. Early 19th Century), Portrait of Young Joseph Fairchild Underwood Wearing a Black Coat, signed and dated "W. Plummer 1831" l.r., subject identified on the reverse, watercolor on paper, 10 x 8 1/8 in., a period walnut veneer frame with gilt liner; together with cut and pasted full-length silhouette portraits of a boy and girl, signed "Jeniors" l.r., sight size 8 5/8 x 6 3/8 in. Condition: Toning, water stains.View additional info »