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Americana

by Skinner


534 lots | 530 with images

November 1, 2003

357 Main Street

Bolton, MA, 01740 USA

Phone: +1 978 779 6241

Fax: +1 978 779 5144

Email: info@skinnerinc.com

American School, 19th Century

Lot 1: American School, 19th Century

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Description: Miniature Portrait of a Girl Holding a Doll. Unsigned. Watercolor on ivory, depicting the girl wearing a red dress and beaded necklace, mounted in a red leather covered hinged case, 2 1/2 x 1 7/8 in. Provenance: Estate of Maurine S. Popp.

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Augustus Fuller, (American, 1812-1873)

Lot 2: Augustus Fuller, (American, 1812-1873)

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Description: Miniature Portrait of a Boy. Signed "Augustus Fuller Pinxt 1860, $0.00," in pencil on the reverse. Watercolor on ivory, depicting the boy wearing a brown plaid dress with a white lace collar, 2 x 1 5/8 in., mounted in a black embossed leather case. Provenance: Estate of Maurine S. Popp. Note: Augustus Fuller was born in Brighton, Massachusetts, and was both deaf and dumb. He was educated at the American Asylum in West Brookfield, Connecticut. In 1832 he was in Chatham, Connecticut, painting portraits for ten dollars apiece and miniatures for two dollars. He also worked in Springfield, Boston, and Fitchburg, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Vermont. His father and brother were also painters.

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Attributed to Augustus Fuller, (American, 1812-73)

Lot 3: Attributed to Augustus Fuller, (American, 1812-73)

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Description: Portrait of a Boy. Unsigned. Watercolor on ivory, depicting the brown-haired boy wearing a black jacket and striped trousers seated in front of red drapery, 2 3/4 x 2 3/8 in., in an embossed brown leather case. Provenance: Estate of Maurine S. Popp.

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Pair of Chippendale Walnut Carved Side Chairs

Lot 4: Pair of Chippendale Walnut Carved Side Chairs

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Description: Pennsylvania, c. 1780, each chair with a shaped crest rail, pierced Gothic splat, and raked stiles above a trapezoidal slip seat in a molded and valanced frame joining frontal cabriole legs ending in stockinged trifid feet and outward flaring rear legs, refinished, ht. 39, seat ht. 17 1/2 in.

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Cut Overlay Glass Peg Lamp

Lot 5: Cut Overlay Glass Peg Lamp

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Description: America, late 19th century, opaque light blue cut to clear with trefoil, oval, and punty cuts, peg-shaped font with large clear glass connector, brass shaft and stepped square marble base, ht. to top of brass collar 12 3/8 in.

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