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Early American Antiques & Decorative Arts Annual Thanksgiving Weekend Auction

by Garth's Auctioneers & Appraisers

Platinum House

574 lots

November 24, 2007

2690 Stratford Road

PO Box 369

Delaware, OH, 43015 USA

Phone: +1 740 362 4771

Fax: +1 740 363 0164

Email: info@garths.com

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Lot 515: QUEEN ANNE HIGH CHEST OF DRAWERS. Massachusetts,

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Description: QUEEN ANNE HIGH CHEST OF DRAWERS. Massachusetts, ca. 1740-1760, curly maple and pine. Flat top, exuberantly scrolled skirt, and cabriole legs ending in pad feet. Refinished, replaced brasses. 69 1/2"h. 32 1/2/"w. 36 3/4"d. According to tradition, this high chest was made for Elizabeth Arnold of Braintree and descended in the family of Grace Neyhart of Framingham.

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Lot 516: PAINTING OF A SEA CAPTAIN. Portrait identified as

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Description: PAINTING OF A SEA CAPTAIN. Portrait identified as Jonathan Herrick Lovett (1772-1844) of Beverly, Massachusetts, painted when he was twenty-five. He is pictured wearing a brass buttoned overcoat and holding a telescope. According to an account by his granddaughter, after his seafaring days Captain Lovett was known as Colonel Lovett and was a deacon of the Dane St. Church. (Brief biography included). Oil on canvas, rebacked with restoration. 24"h. 20"w. Black frame. 28 3/4"h. 24"w.

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Lot 517: PAINTING OF THE SCHOONER EMMA L. GREGORY. Oil on

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Description: PAINTING OF THE SCHOONER EMMA L. GREGORY. Oil on canvas, signed lower right "JG Babbidge Feb. 1877 No. 5" (James Gardner Babbidge, Maine, 1844-1919). A fine portrait of the Emma L. Gregory with the captain, G.A. Thorndyke, identified by the artist in the lower right. A note on verso indicates that the painting "lay four months under ninety feet of water in Long Island Sound". Laid down on masonite with minor inpainting. 20"h. 29"w. Period gilt frame 23 1/4"h. 32 1/4"w.

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Lot 518: SAILOR ART. New England, 19th Century. Dipper made

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Description: SAILOR ART. New England, 19th Century. Dipper made from an abalone shell with a carved bone handle. Ex Barbara Johnson. 15 1/4"l.

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Lot 519: SAILOR ART. New England, 19th Century. Oversize

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Description: SAILOR ART. New England, 19th Century. Oversize pie crimper made of bone with baleen inlay. Spinning wheel at one end, at the other is a detailed carved clenched fist. 11 1/4"l.

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