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American Furniture and Decorative Arts

by Skinner


472 lots

March 22, 1998

357 Main Street

Bolton, MA, 01740 USA

Phone: +1 978 779 6241

Fax: +1 978 779 5144

Email: info@skinnerinc.com

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Lot 1: Pieced and Appliqued Album Quilt, Baltimore, c. 1840's, the center block with applied chintz

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Description: wreath, three blocks signed: "Rosina M. Herring Dec. b. 1847," "Winifred Smith 1849," and "Hannah, Ann Robinson, Baltimore Md.," printed calico border, (very minor scattered staining, oxidation to border), 106 1/2 x 108 in.

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Lot 2: American School, 19th Century, Portrait of H.B. Glover as a Boy, Seated in an Armchair and Holding

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Description: a Book. Signed and inscribed "HB Glover taken 1831 by TH Cauldwell" on the reverse. Oil on canvas, 29 x 24 1/2 in., in a period frame (repainted or regilded). Condition: Good, craquelure and alligatoring. a Book. Signed and inscribed "HB Glover taken 1831 by TH Cauldwell" on the reverse. Oil on canvas, 29 x 24 1/2 in., in a period frame (repainted or regilded). Condition: Good, craquelure and alligatoring. N.B. Glover became mayor of Newtown, Connecticut. The portrait is offered together with Glover's hide covered dome top trunk with brass nailhead trim, initialed "HBG" on the lid, (wear, very minor losses), ht. 11 1/2, wd. 25 3/4, dp. 14 1/4 in.

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Lot 5: Attributed to Reverend Henry Young (fl. 1825-1845), Certificate of Birth and Baptism of Miss

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Description: Angelinah Catherman. Unsigned. Pen and ink and watercolor on paper, 12 1/2 x 7 3/4 in., framed. Condition: Good, fold creases, toning, scattered minor staining. Angelinah Catherman. Unsigned. Pen and ink and watercolor on paper, 12 1/2 x 7 3/4 in., framed. Condition: Good, fold creases, toning, scattered minor staining. Note: Inscribed as follows: "Certificate of Birth and Baptism. Miss Angelinah Catherman, a daughter of Mr. Jacob Catherman and his wife Sarah, born a Stam, was born September the 27th 1852 in Gregg Township, Center County, state of Pennsylvania, and baptized by the Rev.d F. Rothrouf. Sponsors were the parents.".

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