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Auction Description for Northeast: Fall Weekend Auction - Day 1
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Fall Weekend Auction - Day 1

(322 Lots)

by Northeast Auctions

Platinum House

322 lots with images

October 26, 2013

Live Auction

Treadwell Mansion

93 Pleasant Street

Portsmouth, NH, 03801 USA

Phone: +1-603-433-8400

Fax: +1-603-433-0415

Email: contact@northeastauctions.com

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'MARTHA,' STAFFORDSHIRE DARK BROWN TRANSFER-PRINTED CHILDREN'S MUG, 1810-20.

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Description: Height 2 3/8 inches.

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SILVER BRIGHT-CUT AND ENGRAVED, GILT-BRASS AND JEWELLED MASONIC PENDANT, JENKINS.

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Description: The frame a compass and protractor, marked "JENKINS" on the back of the ruler. Height 5 1/4 inches.

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FINE RARE NEW ENGLAND SCHOOLGIRL-DECORATED SATINWOOD BOX, EARLY NINETEENTH CENTURY.

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Description: Of dovetail construction and with compartmented interior, the cover painted with a cottage and arched bridge in a landscape, the front with a wreath of roses, one end with a pair of birds perched in a tree with a nest of chicks, the other end with a musical trophy, and the hinges on the back joined by a ribbon-tied foliate garland, each corner painted with a column. Height 2 1/4 inches, width 4 1/8 inches, depth 3 1/4 inches.

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PAIR OF DUTCH DELFT POLYCHROME GARNITURE VASES AND COVERS.

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Description: Each painted on one side with a flower-filled ewer, the back and sides with floral sprays and leaves, each with the mark of De Pauw factory in brown enamel. Height 14 3/4 inches.

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JOHN MIERS (BRITISH 1758-1821). TWO SILHOUETTES OF GENTLEMEN: SAMUEL APPLETON AND HENRY BIGELOW OF BOSTON.

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Description: Each painted on plaster, Appleton's with gilt highlights, 3 3/4 x 3 inches. In original frames, the reverse with Miers' printed label. Both merchants, Appleton (1766-1853) established cotton mills at Waltham and Lowell; Bigelow (1783-1815) moved to Baltimore after his marriage.

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REGENCY PAINTED AND EBONIZED WOOD TABLETOP DISPLAY BOX, NINETEENTH CENTURY.

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Description: The glazed canted cover opening to a velvet-lined interior and the edge surrounded by a key fret border, the sides with conforming borders. Height 5 3/4 inches, length 14 7/8 inches, width 11 1/2 inches.

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PORTRAIT MINIATURE OF A WOMAN WEARING A CORAL NECKLACE AND DEEP BLUE GOWN.

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Description: Watercolor on ivory, 2 1/2 x 2 inches. In a walnut frame carved with a berried laurel wreath and acanthus leaves.

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EDITH B. PARSONS (AMERICAN 1878-1956). BRONZE FIGURE OF A TERRIER,

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Description: Signed "E.B. Parsons (c)" and stamped with foundry mark "Gorham Co. Founders/ QFNE" on the base. Height 5 3/4 inches, length 7 1/4 inches.

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CORNELIUS SCHROEDER (AMERICAN, ACT. 1804-1831). PORTRAIT MINIATURE OF A WOMAN IN BLUE GOWN.

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Description: Watercolor on ivory, 3 x 2 1/2 inches. The reverse with original label printed "C. Schroeder/ Miniature Painter/ No. [?] Broadway/ Four Doors North of the City Hotel/ Printed by E. Conrad."

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TWO EARLY PHILADELPHIA SILVER TABLESPOONS WITH CAST-SHELL, JOSEPH RICHARDSON, JOSEPH RICHARDSON JR. AND NATHANIEL RICHARDSON.

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Description: The first with engraved "D" over "IR," the other engraved "E" over "IM."

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EIGHTEENTH CENTURY SILVER BELT BUCKLE, STAMPED

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Description: The mark was added in the twentieth century. Provenance: Martha Gandy Fales.Literature: For a discussion of the mark, see Buhler and Hood, American Silver in the Yale University Art Gallery.

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TWO BOSTON COLONIAL SILVER TABLESPOONS, ANDREW TYLER (1692-1741) AND ZACHARIAN BRIGDEN (1734-1787).

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Description: The first with rattail back and engraved "A" over "NS Born ye 5 of Nou 1719," the other with cast-shell.Provenance: Martha Gandy Fales.

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EXTENSIVE COLLECTION OF SIXTY-SIX AMERICAN SILVER SOUVENIR SPOONS.

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Description: Mostly of Maine views and a few of Massachusetts and New Hampshire. Together with two reference books. (Part illustrated)

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SILVER-GILT OR GOLD ENGRAVED AND JEWELLED MASONIC PENDANT FROM THE SWAMPSCOTT CHAPTER, H.W. CLARK, BOSTON, CIRCA 1927.

Description: Engraved on the reverse "SEPT. 20 1927, PRESENTED BY SWAMPSCOTT R.A. CHAPTER TO HER SEVENTH HIGH PRIEST P.H.P. William M. Laxton," marked "h.W. CLARK, BOSTON" on the reverse; in a leather case inscribed in gold "William M. Laxton." Height of pendant 5 3/4 inches.

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GORHAM SILVER POSTAGE SCALE WITH SPREAD-WING AMERICAN EAGLE.

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Description: Height 6 inches.Provenance: Martha Gandy Fales.

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AMERICAN SILVER 'FRANCIS I' PATTERN FLATWARE SERVICE, THE ALVIN CORP., THE PATTERN INTRODUCED IN 1913.

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Description: Comprising 6 dinner forks, 10 teaspoons, 12 dessert forks, 2 dessert spoons and 6 demitasse spoons. (36) (Part illustrated)

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SET OF SIX COFFIN-ENDED SILVER TEASPOONS WITH MARK OF ROBERT EVANS (1768-1812), BOSTON.

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Description: Script engraved owners initials "LDB." (Part illustrated)

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UNITED STATES 1928 TWENTY-DOLLAR GOLD PIECE.

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UNITED STATES 1903S FIVE-DOLLAR GOLD PIECE.

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UNITED STATES 1893 TEN-DOLLAR GOLD PIECE.

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UNITED STATES 1901 FIVE-DOLLAR GOLD PIECE.

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UNITED STATES 1897 FIVE-DOLLAR GOLD PIECE.

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UNITED STATES 1909 FIVE-DOLLAR GOLD PIECE.

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UNITED STATES 1913 FIVE-DOLLAR GOLD PIECE.

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AUSTRALIAN 1980 TWO-HUNDRED-DOLLAR KOALA BEAR GOLD PIECE.

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AUSTRIAN 1915 ONE-HUNDRED-CORONA GOLD PIECE.

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CANADIAN 1979 FIFTY-DOLLAR GOLD PIECE.

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MEXICAN 1959 VEINTE-PESOS GOLD PIECE.

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AUSTRIAN ONE-DUCAT GOLD PIECE.

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SOUTH AFRICAN 1980 KRUGERRAND GOLD PIECE.

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UNITED STATES 1879 SILVER DOLLAR IN A GILT METAL MOUNT FOR THE BUICK MOTOR COMPANY, 1940.

Description: The metal mount with raised lettering "WHEN BETTER AUTOMOBILES ARE BUILT, BUICK WILL BUILD THEM" and "YOU CAN PUT YOUR BOTTOM DOLLAR ON 1940," engraved "Red Curtice," an automobile executive and president of General Motors from 1953-58. Diameter 1 7/8 inches.

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COLLECTION OF TWENTY UNITED STATES SILVER DOLLARS, VARIOUS DATES FROM 1878-1921.

Description: COLLECTION OF TWENTY UNITED STATES SILVER DOLLARS, VARIOUS DATES FROM 1878-1921.

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TWENTY-SIX UNITED STATES SILVER DOLLARS, 1880-1926.

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1847 FIVE CENT STAMP ON ORIGINAL COVER WITH POST MARK.

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Description: 1847 FIVE CENT STAMP ON ORIGINAL COVER WITH POST MARK.

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UNITED STATES STAMPS.

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Description: A group of three envelopes and two envelope fronts with three cent stamps, one also with prepaid one cent stamp and two with labels for Blood's Penny Post, Philadelphia.

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DUTCH BRASS EIGHT-LIGHT CHANDELIER WITH RATCHET HANGER.

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Description: The turned standard with spherical pendant issuing leaf-capped scroll arms, fitted with drip-pans and turned cylindrical nozzles. Height overall 35 3/4 inches, diameter 23 1/2 inches.

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PAIR OF GEORGE III STYLE BRASS SINGLE-LIGHT WALL SCONCES.

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Description: Length 13 1/2 inches.

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PAIR OF DUTCH EMBOSSED BRASS TWO-LIGHT WALL SCONCES, NINETEENTH CENTURY.

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Description: Height 23 1/2 inches, width 12 3/4 inches.

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CONTINENTAL BRASS TEAPOT AND A BRASS AND COPPER BRAZIER, EIGHTEENTH CENTURY.

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Description: The first fitted with ivory insulators, the second with a treen handle. Height of teapot 6 7/8 inches. Together with a brass covered tankard and a small copper sauce pan with treen handle. (4)

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ASSEMBLED SET OF SEVEN NEW ENGLAND WILLIAM AND MARY BANNISTER BACK SIDE CHAIRS.

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Description: Provenance: Amos Shepard

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PINE LONG TRESTLE TABLE WITH RECTANGULAR TOP.

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Description: The trestles of vasiform shape with shoe feet. Height 29 1/2 inches, top 8 feet 9 inches x 33 inches. Provenance: Pioneer collector Amos Shepard.

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EARLY AMERICAN PINE CURVED BACK SETTLE WITH SHAPED ARMS AND PLANK SEAT.

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Description: Length 77 1/4 inches. Provenance: Lillian B. Cogan

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MARBLEHEAD POTTERY FOUR-COLOR 'PARROT' VASE, 1915-25.

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Description: Painted with a band of parrots perched upon a berried vine in shades of blue, green and brown on a dove grey ground, impressed ship mark within initials "MP." Height 11 5/8 inches.

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LYDIA FIELD EMMET (AMERICAN 1866-1952). PORTRAIT OF A BLONDE-HAIRED CHILD.

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Description: Depicted seated on a chaise with oriental vase in the background. Pastel on paper, 34 x 28 inches. Signed and dated "Lydia Field Emmet '96" l.r. In a period frame.Provenance: Descended in the family of the sitter.

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EDITH B. PARSONS (AMERICAN 1878-1956).

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Description: In verdigris patina, the circular base modeled with baby ducks. Signed "E.B. Parsons (c)" and stamped with foundry mark "Gorham Co. Founders." Height 35 inches. With partial piping for the base.

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CONNECTICUT CHIPPENDALE CHERRY OX-BOW CHEST OF DRAWERS WITH BLOCKED ENDS, CHAPIN SCHOOL OF CABINET MAKERS, HARTFORD COUNTY.

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Description: The rectangular top with molded edge and blocked ox-bow front projecting above a conforming case of four long graduated drawers, raised on a molded base with ogee blocked feet. The underside of the bureau having a quadrant base with three-sided frame. Heigt 33 inches, top 40 1/2 x 22 3/4 inches, case width 37 1/2 inches. Literature: Similar chests of drawers are discussed in "Connecticut Valley Furniture, Eliphalet Chapin and His Contemporaries, 1750-1800" by Thomas P. Kugelman and Alice K. Kugelman with Robert Lionetti, p. 170, cat. 72.

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MASSACHUSETTS QUEEN ANNE WALNUT SIDE CHAIR.

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Description: The shaped crest and vasiform splat above a loose balloon seat, raised on frontal cabriole legs joined by a recessed blocked and turned box stretcher and ending in pad feet.

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MASSACHUSETTS CHIPPENDALE MAHOGANY DROP-LEAF BREAKFAST TABLE.

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Description: The rectangular top and drop-leaves with molded edge above a shaped apron and raised on cabriole legs ending in ball and claw feet. Height 26 3/4 inches, length 34 1/2 inches.

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BOSTON SHERATON MAHOGANY AND FLAME BIRCH VENEER CARD TABLE.

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Description: The hinged top with banded bowed front and outset corners above a conforming apron with central banded panel, raised on ring-turned, reeded and tapered legs. The underside of top with chalk inscription "Cummins." Height 29 inches, width 36 1/2 inches, depth 17 3/4 inches.

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CONNECTICUT QUEEN ANNE CHERRY DRESSING TABLE.

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Description: The rectangular top with molded edge above a case with a long drawer over three aligned drawers and arched apron with drops, raised on turned legs ending in pad feet. Height 31 1/2 inches, top 35 x 22 inches.

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