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Auction Description for Freeman's: American Furniture, Folk & Decorative Arts
Viewing Notes:
Saturday, April 26th: 10am-5pm Sunday, April 27th: 12pm-5pm Monday, April 28th: 10am-5pm Tuesday, April 29th: 10am-5pm Wednesday, April 30th: 10am-5pm Thursday, May 1st: 10am-5pm

American Furniture, Folk & Decorative Arts

by Freeman's

Platinum House

322 lots with images

May 2, 2014

Live Auction

1808 Chestnut Street

Philadelphia, PA, 19103 USA

Phone: +1 215.563.9275

Fax: +1 215.563.8236

Email: Info@freemansauction.com

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Powder horn, speaking horn, and framed Continental currency, 18th and 19th century, The first incised with figure of a woodsman fightin

Lot 1: Powder horn, speaking horn, and framed Continental currency, 18th and 19th century, The first incised with figure of a woodsman fightin

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Description: Powder horn, speaking horn, and framed Continental currency 18th and 19th century The first incised with figure of a woodsman fighting a Native American, boy with dog, woodsman in canoe and Masonic devices; the second with scalloped end; together with framed Continental currency for sixty dollars, dated "1778." L: 13 in. PROVENANCE: Property from a Washington, D.C. Estate.

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Standing bronze figure of George Washington, 19th/20th century, Dark patina, the figure standing atop a circular platform inscribed,

Lot 2: Standing bronze figure of George Washington, 19th/20th century, Dark patina, the figure standing atop a circular platform inscribed, "W

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Description: Standing bronze figure of George Washington 19th/20th century Dark patina, the figure standing atop a circular platform inscribed, "Washington," with associated wood plinth. H: 13 in. PROVENANCE: Property of a Delancey Place, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Estate.

Condition Report: Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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American School 19th century, portrait of george washington, Pastel on paper, framed.

Lot 2A: American School 19th century, portrait of george washington, Pastel on paper, framed.

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Description: American School 19th century portrait of george washington Pastel on paper, framed. 19 1/4 in. x 15 3/4 in. (sight)

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Four enameled and transfer-printed cloak pins with portraits of George Washington, england, early 19th century, Each with molded brass

Lot 3: Four enameled and transfer-printed cloak pins with portraits of George Washington, england, early 19th century, Each with molded brass

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Description: Four enameled and transfer-printed cloak pins with portraits of George Washington england, early 19th century Each with molded brass bezel enclosing sepia portrait of Washington surmounted by a ribbon inscribed, "Gen'l. Washington." Diam: 2 in.

Condition Report: Two cloak pins with cracked enamel, one is missing a small enamel flake- exposing metal ground. The remaining two- one has somewhat pale transfer, the other with very slight hairlines to left side. Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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Commemorative cut and etched glass tumbler, attributed to bakewell, page & bakewell, pittsburgh, pa, circa 1825, The base inset with

Lot 4: Commemorative cut and etched glass tumbler, attributed to bakewell, page & bakewell, pittsburgh, pa, circa 1825, The base inset with "c

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Description: Commemorative cut and etched glass tumbler attributed to bakewell, page & bakewell, pittsburgh, pa, circa 1825 The base inset with "cameo incrustation" or "sulfide" profile portrait of George Washington. H: 3 1/4 in. PROVENANCE: From the estate of a prominent Philadelphia philanthropist & collector. More information is available upon request.

Condition Report: very good condition, tiny chips or fleabites to underside,"air bubble" below sulfide portrait. Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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Chippendale carved mahogany pole screen, 18th century and later, Rectangular frame holds silk and wool-worked panel on turned post, on

Lot 6: Chippendale carved mahogany pole screen, 18th century and later, Rectangular frame holds silk and wool-worked panel on turned post, on

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Description: Chippendale carved mahogany pole screen 18th century and later Rectangular frame holds silk and wool-worked panel on turned post, on belted ball and acanthus-carved and punch decorated baluster form support on carved cabriole legs ending in ball and claw feet. H: 56 1/2 in. Screen: 25 in. x 21 in.

Condition Report: finial and post of later date, old mends to support Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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Chippendale mahogany oxbow secretary desk, massachusetts, late 18th century, Dentil molded cresting above fluted pilasters enclosing re

Lot 7: Chippendale mahogany oxbow secretary desk, massachusetts, late 18th century, Dentil molded cresting above fluted pilasters enclosing re

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Description: Chippendale mahogany oxbow secretary desk massachusetts, late 18th century Dentil molded cresting above fluted pilasters enclosing recessed cyma-curved paneled doors opening to a fitted interior above two candle slides, the slant desk opening to interior with valanced cubbyholes and drawers above shaped drawers, molded base with bracket feet. H: 82 1/2 in. W: 42 in. D: 25 in.

Condition Report: top shows evidence of missing pediment, top painted black, deep panels to back of doors suggests that panels are replacements, small segment molding missing, sides with patches- left side at waist- very back- vertical segment about 6 in. by 1 1/2 in. , Right side two patches to base at waist restored candle slides, retains original feet and propably original brasses Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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Queen Anne cherrywood side chair, boston, ma, mid 18th century, Shaped crestrail centering a carved shell above shaped stiles and compa

Lot 8: Queen Anne cherrywood side chair, boston, ma, mid 18th century, Shaped crestrail centering a carved shell above shaped stiles and compa

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Description: Queen Anne cherrywood side chair boston, ma, mid 18th century Shaped crestrail centering a carved shell above shaped stiles and compass seat on cabriole legs ending in pad feet joined by turned stretchers. H: 38 in.

Condition Report: restorations to crest, stiles and shoe , replaced blocks at seat, stretchers have been re-repinned - possibly replaced Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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Chippendale mahogany armchair, possibly southern, 18th century, Shaped crestrail above pierced urn-form splat flanked by shaped stiles,

Lot 9: Chippendale mahogany armchair, possibly southern, 18th century, Shaped crestrail above pierced urn-form splat flanked by shaped stiles,

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Description: Chippendale mahogany armchair possibly southern, 18th century Shaped crestrail above pierced urn-form splat flanked by shaped stiles, outscrolled arms on curved supports, shaped apron on cabriole legs ending in ball and claw feet. H: 36 in.

Condition Report: refinished, plugged holes at stiles and side seat rails for arms, plugs at stile backs at seat rail, replaced blocks, replaced knee returns to left leg, wear to feet Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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Chippendale mahogany chest-on-chest, new england, late 18th century, Molded cornice above three short drawers, the center drawer carved

Lot 10: Chippendale mahogany chest-on-chest, new england, late 18th century, Molded cornice above three short drawers, the center drawer carved

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Description: Chippendale mahogany chest-on-chest new england, late 18th century Molded cornice above three short drawers, the center drawer carved with fan, above four graduated long drawers, the lower case with four graduated long drawers, raised on molded bracket base. H: 73 in. W: 38 1/2 in. D: 20 1/2 in.

Condition Report: refinished, drawer interiors finished, two drawers with area of lip molding loss, the three key holes in upper section enclosed by small patches, age cracks to sides top and base, feet original, lower portion of left side front bracket foot missing, feet with approx 1 in. water marks on base. Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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Black-painted bannister back armchair, late 18th century, Arched crestrail above four molded bannisters joined by turned stiles, shaped

Lot 11: Black-painted bannister back armchair, late 18th century, Arched crestrail above four molded bannisters joined by turned stiles, shaped

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Description: Black-painted bannister back armchair late 18th century Arched crestrail above four molded bannisters joined by turned stiles, shaped arms on vase and sausage turned front legs, joined by vase and ring turned stretchers, rush seat. H: 44 in.

Condition Report: arms replacements, back legs ended out and rear stretcher a replacement, areas of white paint showing through black Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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Cherrywood serpentine slope-front desk, new england, last quarter 18th century, Rectangular top, small drawer, cubby hole and document

Lot 12: Cherrywood serpentine slope-front desk, new england, last quarter 18th century, Rectangular top, small drawer, cubby hole and document

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Description: Cherrywood serpentine slope-front desk new england, last quarter 18th century Rectangular top, small drawer, cubby hole and document door interior, four graduated serpentine wide cock beaded drawers with oval "reclining maiden" brasses on straight bracket feet. H: 44 in. W: 42 in. D: 22 in.

Condition Report: Brasses ahve been replaced, losses to cock beading on middle of bottom two drawers. Refinished. Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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Chippendale cherrywood chest of drawers, hartford county, ct, circa 1790, Rectangular top above dentil molding and four graduated chamf

Lot 13: Chippendale cherrywood chest of drawers, hartford county, ct, circa 1790, Rectangular top above dentil molding and four graduated chamf

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Description: Chippendale cherrywood chest of drawers hartford county, ct, circa 1790 Rectangular top above dentil molding and four graduated chamfer-edged drawers flanked by quarter round corners on ogival bracket feet, quadrant base. H: 32 3/4 in. W: 42 1/2 in. D: 18 3/4 in. PROVENANCE: Descended in the Tracy family of Connecticut to the present owner.

Condition Report: not original hardware, crack to top left side about 10 in., some discoloration to top and small section of fill, mends to upper corner edge top drawer, and entire top width of second drawer about 1/2 in deep- drawers all with chamfered edges, second drawer also has "sistered" side rails, small loss to front base molding, original feet but old mend to top of left front foot , and scuffs to lower section of right front foot., Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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Needlework sampler,

Lot 14: Needlework sampler, "abigail starr...october the 17th 1799," connecticut, Band of flowers, hearts and birds above alphabet, floral band

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Description: Needlework sampler "abigail starr...october the 17th 1799," connecticut Band of flowers, hearts and birds above alphabet, floral band and inscription, "Let virtue be your constant guide and Learning be your greatest pride," additional inscription, "Abigail Starr her sampler made in the 11th year of her age October the 17th 1799," silk threads on a linen ground, framed. 13 in. x 9 3/4 in. (sight) PROVENANCE: Property of a Lewes, Delaware Estate.

Condition Report: overall fading- especially to inscription, discoloration to linen ground, scattered staining, edge hand-stitched to cardboard in the 1960's Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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Needlework sampler,

Lot 15: Needlework sampler, "tabitha stuart," probably new hampshire, first quarter 19th century, Sawtooth-edged reserve enclosing alphabet, pi

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Description: Needlework sampler "tabitha stuart," probably new hampshire, first quarter 19th century Sawtooth-edged reserve enclosing alphabet, pious verse and house enclosed by floral border, worked with silk threads on a linen ground, framed. 15 3/4 in. x 17 1/4 in. (sight)

Condition Report: foxing, and six small holes around edge- largest below reserve left of center near frame. Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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Attributed to Mary Way (1769-1833), dressed miniature of a little girl standing on a patterned rug, circa 1800, Watercolor and fabric o

Lot 16: Attributed to Mary Way (1769-1833), dressed miniature of a little girl standing on a patterned rug, circa 1800, Watercolor and fabric o

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Description: Attributed to Mary Way (1769-1833) dressed miniature of a little girl standing on a patterned rug, circa 1800 Watercolor and fabric on cut-out paper, glued to a silk ground, pressed metal frame. 3 1/4 in. x 2 1/2 in. (sight) PROVENANCE: By descent to present owner.

Condition Report: Scattered losses ( old insect damage) to fabric of dress below arm, some fading to carpet , minute losses of watercolor along outer edge of hair, the stamped frame matches those on the dressed miniatures by Way in the collection of the Lyman Allyn Museum, New London, CT. Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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Painted and decorated pine dower chest, sussex county, delaware, inscribed and dated,

Lot 17: Painted and decorated pine dower chest, sussex county, delaware, inscribed and dated, "sarah draper 1789", Molded lid with snipe hinges

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Description: Painted and decorated pine dower chest sussex county, delaware, inscribed and dated, "sarah draper 1789" Molded lid with snipe hinges opens to well with till on a molded bracket base, painted blue and decorated with polychrome floral sprays, white inscription. H: 27 1/2 in. W: 41 3/4 in. D: 19 in. PROVENANCE: Property of a Lewes, Delaware Estate. Possibly belonged to Sarah Ratcliff Draper (1787-1840), who was the third wife of Jabez Maud Draper (1770-1823) of Cedar Creek Hundreds, Sussex County, Delaware.

Condition Report: lid paint worn, paint very good to case, two rear feet replaced, one front foot ended out Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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Needlework Carpenter Family register,

Lot 18: Needlework Carpenter Family register, "elizabeth west carpenter's work done in mrs thompson's school, lewes, 1831", Various devices i

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Description: Needlework Carpenter Family register "elizabeth west carpenter's work done in mrs thompson's school, lewes, 1831" Various devices including trees, leafy sprigs, garden structures, birds and geometric reserves with initials enclosing inscription and Carpenter Family names, worked in silk threads on a linen ground, framed. 14 in. x 13 1/4 in. (sight) PROVENANCE: Property of a Lewes, Delaware Estate.

Condition Report: some fading- mending upper right corner, some discoloration fo ground , small hole to right of central octagon, not examined out of frame Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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American School 19th century,

Lot 19: American School 19th century, "swedes church, wilmington, del., founded 1698", Charcoal on sandpaper, framed.

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Description: American School 19th century "swedes church, wilmington, del., founded 1698" Charcoal on sandpaper, framed. 16 1/2 in. x 20 3/4 in. (sight) PROVENANCE: Property of a Washington, D.C. Collection H.L. Chalfant Antiques, West Chester, Pennsylvania.

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Queen Anne walnut high chest, delaware valley, 18th century, Upper section with molded cornice above arrangement of eight drawers, lowe

Lot 20: Queen Anne walnut high chest, delaware valley, 18th century, Upper section with molded cornice above arrangement of eight drawers, lowe

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Description: Queen Anne walnut high chest delaware valley, 18th century Upper section with molded cornice above arrangement of eight drawers, lower section with arrangement of five drawers, shaped apron and cabriole legs ending in stockinged pad feet. H: 73 1/2 in. W: 41 in. D: 22 in. PROVENANCE: Property of a Lewes, Delaware Estate.

Condition Report: refinished, not original hardware, right side of cornice with crack to cove molding, upper case drawers with mends, upper left with corner mends, first long drawer with mend to center top molding and covered escutheon, next long drawer with mends to both upper corners; lower case with mends to apron, old crack and mend to rear left leg, several replaced knee returns and glue blocks, age cracks to sides. Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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Chippendale walnut chest-on-frame, delaware valley, late 18th century, Molded cornice above arrangement of three short and five graduat

Lot 21: Chippendale walnut chest-on-frame, delaware valley, late 18th century, Molded cornice above arrangement of three short and five graduat

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Description: Chippendale walnut chest-on-frame delaware valley, late 18th century Molded cornice above arrangement of three short and five graduated long drawers on a frame with scalloped apron, cabriole legs ending in ball and claw feet. H: 74 in. W: 47 1/2 in. D: 26 1/2 in.

Condition Report: not original hardware, crack to left side cornice and molding, left side of case missing rectangular shaped segment side edge approx 3 in. x 3 in., some minor losses to drawer moldings, frame with cracks to left front corner, crack and patch to right corner, additional blocking strip attached both side rails of frame and filled at apron front, right leg back toe and ball segment missing, refinished. Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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Chippendale walnut chest of drawers, philadelphia, pa, circa 1785, Rectangular top with applied molded edge above four beaded, graduate

Lot 22: Chippendale walnut chest of drawers, philadelphia, pa, circa 1785, Rectangular top with applied molded edge above four beaded, graduate

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Description: Chippendale walnut chest of drawers philadelphia, pa, circa 1785 Rectangular top with applied molded edge above four beaded, graduated drawers flanked by fluted quarter columns on molded base with ogival feet. H: 34 in. W: 40 in. D: 21 3/8 in.

Condition Report: feet original - lower section to side right front missing Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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Mahogany ribbon-back side chair, delaware valley, circa 1790, Serpentine and pierced crestrail with three conforming horizontal splats,

Lot 23: Mahogany ribbon-back side chair, delaware valley, circa 1790, Serpentine and pierced crestrail with three conforming horizontal splats,

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Description: Mahogany ribbon-back side chair delaware valley, circa 1790 Serpentine and pierced crestrail with three conforming horizontal splats, serpentine seat rail with conforming slip seat on square molded and grooved legs, serpentine center stretcher. H: 38 in.

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Chippendale walnut tall case clock, works by richard miller (circa 1675-1760), case attributed to john janvier, sr., (1749-1801), delaw

Lot 24: Chippendale walnut tall case clock, works by richard miller (circa 1675-1760), case attributed to john janvier, sr., (1749-1801), delaw

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Description: Chippendale walnut tall case clock works by richard miller (circa 1675-1760), case attributed to john janvier, sr. (1749-1801), delaware, mid 18th century Double scroll cresting with floral carved cartouche, dentil molding and pierced webwork, blind fretwork band below, arched face door flanked by fluted columnettes with brass capitals and bases, engraved silvered single sheet face, the arched top with "Richard Miller" in a circle, all over scroll engraved face, highlighted in black enamel, black enamel Roman numeral chapter ring, subsidiary seconds ring above post, Arabic numeral outer minute ring, day date window below the post, quarter round fluted corners to the waist and base, rectangular waist door and base with scalloped panel, raised on ogival bracket feet. H: 105 in. PROVENANCE: Property from a Delaware Collection. Philip Bradley, Downingtown, Pennsylvania, 1997. Purchased from Maurice Heckscher, who acquired it from his father. Brass plaque inside waist door inscribed, "Richard Heckscher Die Heimath 1874."

Condition Report: Minor restorations to feet glue blocks. The face door glass has been replced. Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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Chippendale carved walnut high chest, carving: school of nicholas bernard (d. 1789), philadelphia, pa, circa 1765, Openwork cartouche f

Lot 25: Chippendale carved walnut high chest, carving: school of nicholas bernard (d. 1789), philadelphia, pa, circa 1765, Openwork cartouche f

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Description: Chippendale carved walnut high chest carving: school of nicholas bernard (d. 1789), philadelphia, pa, circa 1765 Openwork cartouche flanked by urn and flame finials surmounting double scrolled and molded cresting, above arrangement of five small drawers, the centermost being carved with shell and leafage, and three graduated wide drawers, the base with one wide and three small drawers, the centermost mirroring the top carved drawer, all drawers lip molded, both upper and lower cases with quarter round fluted corners, carved apron on acanthus leaf carved cabriole legs with claw and ball feet. H: 87 in. W: 43 1/2 in. D: 24 1/2 in. PROVENANCE: Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, Pennsylvania. More information available upon request.

Condition Report: refinished, top and bottom associated, though of same approx. date and fit perfectly, replaced cartouche and old break to neck, finials old but with fill to urns, old mend to right corner edge crest molding, old break to upper left corner of upper right drawer, mends to upper left and upper right corners of lowest long drawer in upper case, long drawer to lower case with mend to upper right corner, hardware old, probably original to upper case and probably not original to lower case. Scuffs to waist molding. Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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Album of Quaker silhouettes:

Lot 26: Album of Quaker silhouettes: "Family & Their Friends of the Bacon Family", "made by thomas evans bacon" of philadelphia, mid to third q

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Description: Album of Quaker silhouettes: "Family & Their Friends of the Bacon Family" "made by thomas evans bacon" of philadelphia, mid to third quarter 19th century Inscribed, "This branch of the Bacon family is much nearer the Thomas Bacon of which Emily Bacon Morrison is a granddaughter of his--the branch begins with John & Ann H. Bacon of Greenwich," comprising 132 black or white paper silhouettes pasted to white or black contrasting circles on variously colored stock, in marbled board album. Each sitter identified in pencil with name and place of residence. Families include Comfort, Evans, Reeve, Mickle, Rhoades, Haines, Starr, Lippincott, Pine, Jones, King, Peirson, Wood, Richards, Newkirk, Sheppard, Hancock, Morgan, Roberts, Haverstick, Scattergood, and Miller, of Philadelphia, Norristown, Spring Mills, Chester Valley, Springfield, and Germantown, Pennsylvania and Greenwich, Bridgeton, Morristown, New Jersey. 13 1/2 in. x 9 in. (overall) PROVENANCE: Property of a Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Collector.

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Pair of Chippendale mahogany Marlborough leg side chairs, philadelphia, pa, circa 1780, Each with serpentine crest above pierced Gothic

Lot 27: Pair of Chippendale mahogany Marlborough leg side chairs, philadelphia, pa, circa 1780, Each with serpentine crest above pierced Gothic

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Description: Pair of Chippendale mahogany Marlborough leg side chairs philadelphia, pa, circa 1780 Each with serpentine crest above pierced Gothic splat with molded trapezoidal slip seat and Marlborough legs on block feet. H: 38 in. PROVENANCE: According to family tradition, this pair of chairs belonged to Miriam Pyle Williams (1846-1913) at the time of her marriage to George Brooke Roberts (1833-1897) in 1868, after the death of his first wife, Sara L. Brinton. Roberts was the sixth proprietor of the family ancestral home, Pencoyd, a large stone farmhouse that stood near City Line Avenue. Roberts was the fifth President of the Pennsylvania Railroad. The chairs were among the possessions of Pencoyd inherited by their daughter, Miriam Williams Roberts (1888-1989), who married Spencer Ervin (1886-1967), and they stood in the front hall of Minfford, a home built for Miriam in 1917 at the corner of Belmont Ave and Llanberris Road, Bala Cynwyd, thence to her daughter and the present owner. The chairs have been on loan to the Philadelphia Museum of Art since 1990.

Condition Report: Chair 1: old crack to crest rail- pinned at top, and reinforced under crest rail at splat, old mend to splat, retains glue blocks,, inside seat frame stained. Chair 2:, reinforcement below crest rail at top of splat at back probably added at same time as other retains glue blocks, mends to brackets, one bracket probably replacement, inside seat frame. stained Both chairs: refinished, elements of feet possibly restored Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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Queen Anne carved walnut side chair, attributed to william savery (1721/1722-1787), philadelphia, pa, Shell carved crestrail above soli

Lot 28: Queen Anne carved walnut side chair, attributed to william savery (1721/1722-1787), philadelphia, pa, Shell carved crestrail above soli

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Description: Queen Anne carved walnut side chair attributed to william savery (1721/1722-1787), philadelphia, pa Shell carved crestrail above solid urn-form splat and tapering stiles on trapezoidal seat with scalloped apron and cabriole legs ending in trifid feet. H: 39 1/2 in.

Condition Report: refinished, seat rails repinned to front side and back rails, new glue blocks Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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Federal mahogany carved side chair, attributed to daniel trotter (1747-1800), philadelphia, pa, With a pierced slat back with carved an

Lot 29: Federal mahogany carved side chair, attributed to daniel trotter (1747-1800), philadelphia, pa, With a pierced slat back with carved an

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Description: Federal mahogany carved side chair attributed to daniel trotter (1747-1800), philadelphia, pa With a pierced slat back with carved anthemions above shaped seat and molded tapering square legs joined by stretchers. H: 39 in.

Condition Report: crack to one side of crest rail , missing one front glue block, scuffs to legs Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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Chippendale walnut chest-on-chest, delaware valley, late 18th century, Upper section with molded cornice above arrangement of eight dra

Lot 30: Chippendale walnut chest-on-chest, delaware valley, late 18th century, Upper section with molded cornice above arrangement of eight dra

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Description: Chippendale walnut chest-on-chest delaware valley, late 18th century Upper section with molded cornice above arrangement of eight drawers, the lower section with arrangement of four drawers, flanked by fluted quarter columns on tall ogival bracket feet, all drawers lip-molded, inscribed, "Mary Miller 1806." H: 77 3/4 in. W: 44 1/2 in. D: 22 3/4 in.

Condition Report: old mends and some losses to lip moldings of drawers, upper right drawer left side, first long drawer top section center bottom, lowest drawer of top left corner; and lowest drawer, bottom section; losses to molding waist rear right back, mended molding left waist back, roughness to right corner and left corner, feet replaced Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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Large Federal silver teapot, circa 1800, Of urn form with beaded edges and shaped treen handle, all raised on a circular foot atop a sq

Lot 31: Large Federal silver teapot, circa 1800, Of urn form with beaded edges and shaped treen handle, all raised on a circular foot atop a sq

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Description: Large Federal silver teapot circa 1800 Of urn form with beaded edges and shaped treen handle, all raised on a circular foot atop a square plinth, the front engraved with foliate swags surmounted by beribboned rondel bearing the initials "HS," seemingly unmarked with scratch weight to underside. H: 15 1/2 in. Total Weight: 46 1/2 troy oz.

Condition Report: The pot seemingly bears no hallmarks, overall good condition, with overall light surface tarnish, with heavier build up of tarnish and polish residue to crevices and recesses, minor nicks, dings and light surface scratches throughout consistent with age and use, especially to spout, lid hinge, and base, with a larger scratch to body near top handle join, possible repair where handle joins lid hinge, small gouge under lid. Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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Silver cann, edward lownes (1792-1834), philadelphia, pa, dated to underside,

Lot 32: Silver cann, edward lownes (1792-1834), philadelphia, pa, dated to underside, "1815", With gadrooned bands and lyriform handle, with en

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Description: Silver cann edward lownes (1792-1834), philadelphia, pa, dated to underside, "1815" With gadrooned bands and lyriform handle, with engraved monogram to front and dedication to underside: "Bequest of Mary Wheeler 1815." H: 4 1/2 in. Weight: 12 1/2 troy oz.

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Two Philadelphia Federal silver creamers, joseph richardson, jr. (1752-1831) and samuel pancoast (1762-1829), late 18th, century Both o

Lot 33: Two Philadelphia Federal silver creamers, joseph richardson, jr. (1752-1831) and samuel pancoast (1762-1829), late 18th, century Both o

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Description: Two Philadelphia Federal silver creamers joseph richardson, jr. (1752-1831) and samuel pancoast (1762-1829), late 18th century Both of helmet form with beaded edges and with circular foot raised on square plinth, both marked to underside and monogrammed. H: 6 3/4 in. Weight: 10 troy oz.

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Silver cann, joseph lownes (1754-1820), philadelphia, pa, circa 1805, Of cylindrical form with two reeded bands to body and shaped hand

Lot 34: Silver cann, joseph lownes (1754-1820), philadelphia, pa, circa 1805, Of cylindrical form with two reeded bands to body and shaped hand

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Description: Silver cann joseph lownes (1754-1820), philadelphia, pa, circa 1805 Of cylindrical form with two reeded bands to body and shaped handle, monogrammed; together with an oval pillbox by Edward Lownes (1792-1834). H: 3 1/4 in. Weight: 9 1/2 troy oz. PROVENANCE: From the Estate of Donald and Irma Daiter, Huntingdon Valley, Pennsylvania.

Condition Report: some areas of repair to the underside. Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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Chippendale tall case clock, henry taylor, philadelphia, pa, circa 1760, Double scroll cresting with scroll carved rosettes, three urn

Lot 35: Chippendale tall case clock, henry taylor, philadelphia, pa, circa 1760, Double scroll cresting with scroll carved rosettes, three urn

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Description: Chippendale tall case clock henry taylor, philadelphia, pa, circa 1760 Double scroll cresting with scroll carved rosettes, three urn and flame carved finials, arched face door flanked by slender columnettes, brass face with circular boss above "Henry Taylor-Philadelphia," flanked by gilt dolphin and scroll spandrels, black enamel chapter ring with subsidiary seconds ring, corner gilt metal spandrels, outer minute ring in black enamel Arabic numerals, arched lip molded waist door flanked by thin quarter round corners, plain base with thin quarter round corners, on ogival bracket feet. H: 103 in.

Condition Report: Refinished, face with scratches and scuffs, central mount for finial a replacement, central finial a replacement, the waist door with a "flame" grained mahogany facing- heavy panel at back applied to relax warping?,backboard altered at plinth level, feet old replacements, no floor board, Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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Federal mahogany tall case clock, benjamin chandlee (1780-1822), baltimore, md, first decade 19th century, Delicate scroll cresting wit

Lot 36: Federal mahogany tall case clock, benjamin chandlee (1780-1822), baltimore, md, first decade 19th century, Delicate scroll cresting wit

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Description: Federal mahogany tall case clock benjamin chandlee (1780-1822), baltimore, md, first decade 19th century Delicate scroll cresting with center brass urn finial, arched face door flanked by slender columnettes, face with phases of the moon, black on white Roman numeral chapter ring with seconds and day subsidiary rings, signed, "B. Chandlee Baltimore," the rectangular cock beaded waist door flanked by quarter fluted columns, veneered base on block feet. H: 95 in.

Condition Report: old break to finial support, face has been scrubbed and dial, numerals, name, etc poorly repainted, spandrels left with original paint, segment of seat board missing, moon phase dial with paint loss, feet missing Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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Federal mahogany games table, probably philadelphia, pa, circa 1800, Rectangular top with molded edge, frieze fitted with a drawer on s

Lot 37: Federal mahogany games table, probably philadelphia, pa, circa 1800, Rectangular top with molded edge, frieze fitted with a drawer on s

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Description: Federal mahogany games table probably philadelphia, pa, circa 1800 Rectangular top with molded edge, frieze fitted with a drawer on square tapering molded legs. H: 30 1/3 in. W: 35 1/4 in. D: 16 1/4 in.

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Chippendale mahogany chest of drawers, delaware valley, late 18th century, Rectangular molded top above four lip-molded short drawers a

Lot 38: Chippendale mahogany chest of drawers, delaware valley, late 18th century, Rectangular molded top above four lip-molded short drawers a

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Description: Chippendale mahogany chest of drawers delaware valley, late 18th century Rectangular molded top above four lip-molded short drawers and two lip-molded long drawers, on a bracket base. H: 34 1/2 in. W: 38 1/4 in. D: 20 in.

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Walnut tall case clock, peter stretch (1670-1746), philadelphia, pa, 18th century and later, Scrolled cresting with floral carved roset

Lot 39: Walnut tall case clock, peter stretch (1670-1746), philadelphia, pa, 18th century and later, Scrolled cresting with floral carved roset

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Description: Walnut tall case clock peter stretch (1670-1746), philadelphia, pa, 18th century and later Scrolled cresting with floral carved rosettes and three brass and spire finials, arched face door flanked by slender reeded vase shaped columnettes with brass capitals and bases, the brass face with plate engraved, "Peter Stretch-Phila," the rectangular lip-molded waist door with incurvate top corners, quarter round fluted corners to waist and base with carved leaves above and below, on ogival bracket feet. H: 93 in. PROVENANCE: Hand-written note affixed to interior: "This clock was willed to me by my very dear aunt Mary Bringhurst, my mother's much younger sister. Anna C. Janney" (1850-1935).

Condition Report: 18th century face in an 18th and 19th century case- finial mount, columns, waist corner carvings and hardware dating to the late 19th century , restored to working order in the 1990's. Old break to right scrolled cresting, and mends to hood moldings, especially at corners and sides, floor board replaced in 1993- feet original. With key, weights and pendulum. Square face with added moon disc . Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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Federal inlaid mahogany card table, circa 1800, Serpentine top with line inlaid edge on conforming apron inlaid with urns and shell, on

Lot 40: Federal inlaid mahogany card table, circa 1800, Serpentine top with line inlaid edge on conforming apron inlaid with urns and shell, on

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Description: Federal inlaid mahogany card table circa 1800 Serpentine top with line inlaid edge on conforming apron inlaid with urns and shell, on squared tapering legs. H: 30 in. W: 36 in. D: 16 1/2 in.

Condition Report: some discoloration and minor scuffs to top and top edge, small triangular patch near hinge right side of stationary leaf, some restoration to urn inlay right back leg, Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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Federal inlaid mahogany serpentine sideboard, baltimore, md, or philadelphia, pa, circa 1800, Serpentine top above conforming case fitt

Lot 41: Federal inlaid mahogany serpentine sideboard, baltimore, md, or philadelphia, pa, circa 1800, Serpentine top above conforming case fitt

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Description: Federal inlaid mahogany serpentine sideboard baltimore, md, or philadelphia, pa, circa 1800 Serpentine top above conforming case fitted with long drawer above double doors flanked by two doors on square tapering legs ornamented with elaborate tassell, diamond, and bellflower inlay. H: 39 1/2 in. W: 77 in. D: 29 1/2 in.

Condition Report: age crack to top and trapezoid-shaped patches to back near ends. Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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Rembrandt Peale (Pennsylvania, 1778-1860), portrait of edward burd (1749-1833), Oil on canvas, framed, stretcher incised,

Lot 42: Rembrandt Peale (Pennsylvania, 1778-1860), portrait of edward burd (1749-1833), Oil on canvas, framed, stretcher incised, "Rembrandt Pe

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Description: Rembrandt Peale (Pennsylvania, 1778-1860) portrait of edward burd (1749-1833) Oil on canvas, framed, stretcher incised, "Rembrandt Peale" and brass plaque affixed to frame: "Edward Burd 1751-1833 By Rembrandt Peale." 28 3/8 in. x 11 1/8 in. (sight) PROVENANCE: Property of a Connecticut Lady. Adele Prayias Fine Art, Inc. Christie's, New York, New York, January 20, 1980, lot 306, pg. 72. Ex-Collection: Mrs. Frederick Carrier of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1923. Exhibited: "Exhibition of Portraits by Charles Willson Peale and James Peale and Rembrandt Peale," April 11-May 9, 1923, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (Philadelphia, 1923), pg. 161, no. 185.

Condition Report: relined, craquelure, fluoresces green under blacklight, some retouch around left eye, under chin and scattered minor areas of background, frame not original. Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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Maple tray-top tea table, 19th century, Rectangular top with serpentine gallery on conforming apron on squared tapering legs with brack

Lot 43: Maple tray-top tea table, 19th century, Rectangular top with serpentine gallery on conforming apron on squared tapering legs with brack

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Description: Maple tray-top tea table 19th century Rectangular top with serpentine gallery on conforming apron on squared tapering legs with brackets, spade feet. H: 30 1/2 in. (with gallery) W: 33 in. D: 22 in. PROVENANCE: Property of a Lewes, Delaware Estate.

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Pair of Federal mahogany shield-back side chairs, circa 1800, Molded heart-shaped back on overupholstered serpentine front seats and mo

Lot 44: Pair of Federal mahogany shield-back side chairs, circa 1800, Molded heart-shaped back on overupholstered serpentine front seats and mo

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Description: Pair of Federal mahogany shield-back side chairs circa 1800 Molded heart-shaped back on overupholstered serpentine front seats and molded tapering legs joined by stretchers. H: 37 1/2 in.

Condition Report: Chair 1: repinned and small mend to shield back- at junction with stiles, old break and fill to left front leg, stretcher "stapled" to side stretchers, scuffs to lower legs, replaced rear glue blocks, Label inside of chair rail "Property of Percival Chrystie" Chair 2: Mends to sides of shield back where upper shield meets lower, repinned and small break to shield at junction with stiles, stretcher "stapled " to side stretchers, roughness to legs, replaced rear glue blocks Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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Federal inlaid mahogany sideboard, middle atlantic states, circa 1795, Serpentine top with inlaid front edge, conforming case with curv

Lot 46: Federal inlaid mahogany sideboard, middle atlantic states, circa 1795, Serpentine top with inlaid front edge, conforming case with curv

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Description: Federal inlaid mahogany sideboard middle atlantic states, circa 1795 Serpentine top with inlaid front edge, conforming case with curved center drawer atop two curved doors, flanked by a curved cabinet door on one side and a curved face drawer on the other, all drawers and doors are pencil line inlaid, on square tapering pencil line inlaid legs. H: 38 1/4 in. L: 72 1/2 in. D: 25 1/2 in. PROVENANCE: Property from a Delaware Collection.

Condition Report: Restoration to drawer interiors, refinished. Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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Federal inlaid mahogany secretary bookcase, circa 1800, In three parts, molded cornice above bookcase with inlaid mullioned glazed door

Lot 47: Federal inlaid mahogany secretary bookcase, circa 1800, In three parts, molded cornice above bookcase with inlaid mullioned glazed door

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Description: Federal inlaid mahogany secretary bookcase circa 1800 In three parts, molded cornice above bookcase with inlaid mullioned glazed doors opening to shelves on base with deep drawer opening to a satinwood valanced and drawer fitted interior, above three lower drawers, bracket base. H: 96 in. W: 44 1/2 in. D: 21 3/4 in.

Condition Report: left door with cracked glass pane, mends to reeded moldings throughout and veneer patch to top right corner and above top drawer left of center, some mends and filled "plugs" to inlaid uprights flanking drawers, age cracks to top, and desk interior writing surface, age cracks to veneer of desk drawer front, plugs to writing surface interior at drawer pulls, some replaced blocking to feet. Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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Eight enameled and transfer-printed cloak pins, england, early 19th century, Including two pairs of circular form depicting seated youn

Lot 49: Eight enameled and transfer-printed cloak pins, england, early 19th century, Including two pairs of circular form depicting seated youn

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Description: Eight enameled and transfer-printed cloak pins england, early 19th century Including two pairs of circular form depicting seated young ladies in a landscape decorated in polychrome, two of oval form with bust-length ladies with 18th century coiffure; and two of circular form with ladies in hats. L: 2 in. Diam(s): 1 5/8 in. to 1 3/4 in.

Condition Report: the first two pairs with slightly bent screw stems, casting flaw to base of one stem, some discoloration to enamel grounds at perimeter- possibly soil; the two ladies in hats cloak pins with faint hairlines, the oval cloak pins with visible hairline cracks Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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Federal mahogany sofa, attributed to william camp (fl. 1801-1822), baltimore, md, Flat reeded crestrail and downswept reeded arms conti

Lot 50: Federal mahogany sofa, attributed to william camp (fl. 1801-1822), baltimore, md, Flat reeded crestrail and downswept reeded arms conti

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Description: Federal mahogany sofa attributed to william camp (fl. 1801-1822), baltimore, md Flat reeded crestrail and downswept reeded arms continuing onto vasiform reeded posts and reeded outset seat rail, reeded round legs on brass casters. H: 35 1/4 in. L: 78 1/2 in. D: 28 1/2 in. PROVENANCE: Descended in the Mitchell, Hooper, Stump, Magraw family of Cecil County, Maryland to the present owners.

Condition Report: minor scuffs to seat rail and legs, old surface Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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Rare tiered glass syllabub stand with glasses, england, late 18th century, Three graduated salvers surmounted by large top glass, each

Lot 51: Rare tiered glass syllabub stand with glasses, england, late 18th century, Three graduated salvers surmounted by large top glass, each

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Description: Rare tiered glass syllabub stand with glasses england, late 18th century Three graduated salvers surmounted by large top glass, each with ribbed vase-form supports, accompanied by glasses, four small sweetmeat dishes, bud vase, and small footed glass. H: 24 3/4 in. (with top glass) Diam: 14 3/4 in. PROVENANCE: Property from a Delaware Collection. Northeast Auctions, Portsmouth, New Hampshire, Property from the Collection of Cora and Benjamin Ginsburg, August 3, 2003.

Condition Report: in fine condition, slight surface scratches to salvers and to some glasses and a few glasses of slight lavender color Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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Five piece glass group, 19th and 20th century, Including a blown red flask, an uncolored double flask and shallow bowl all with white l

Lot 52: Five piece glass group, 19th and 20th century, Including a blown red flask, an uncolored double flask and shallow bowl all with white l

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Description: Five piece glass group 19th and 20th century Including a blown red flask, an uncolored double flask and shallow bowl all with white looping, a cocktail shaker, by T.G. Hawkes & Company of Corning, New York, etched with golf club house scene inscribed, "the 19th hole," and a jug etched with crossed American flags, floral sprays, wreaths and initials. L: 7 1/2 in. PROVENANCE: From the Estate of Donald and Irma Daiter, Huntingdon Valley, Pennsylvania.

Condition Report: Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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