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Auction Description for Skinner: American Furniture and Decorative Arts

American Furniture and Decorative Arts

(484 Lots)

by Skinner


484 lots | 211 with images

October 24, 1999

357 Main Street

Bolton, MA, 01740 USA

Phone: +1 978 779 6241

Fax: +1 978 779 5144

Email: info@skinnerinc.com

Pair of Federal Mahogany Inlaid Knife Boxes,

Lot 1: Pair of Federal Mahogany Inlaid Knife Boxes,

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Description: England, early 19th century, serpentine front with silver fittings, slant lid top with shell inlay, string inlay at edges, on three shaped feet, (minor veneer damage, age split), 15 x 8 1/2 x I I in.

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Coin Silver Tankard, Benjamin Burt, 1729-1805, marked on the base

Lot 2: Coin Silver Tankard, Benjamin Burt, 1729-1805, marked on the base "Benjamin Burt" in two lines, urn

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Description: and flame finial on a stepped domed lid over a straight tapering body with applied molding at the top and base, hollow scrolled handle with scrolled thumb-piece and convex tip, monogrammed, (a spout added later has since been removed, some restoration), ht 9 in, 31 troy oz.

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Lot 4: American School, 19th Century

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Description: Portrait of Mrs John Hone in Black Dress with Red Shawl Signed and dated "Powell 1848" 11, sitter identified on fragmentary label on the reverse Oil on canvas, 17 x 13 3/4 in (oval format), framed Condition: Lined, scattered retouch, varnish inconsistencies, craquelure.

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Wool Needlework Picture of a Floral Bouquet, late l8th/carly 19th century, multicolored flowers and

Lot 5: Wool Needlework Picture of a Floral Bouquet, late l8th/carly 19th century, multicolored flowers and

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Description: vase above a green stepped base with berry and vine decoration, worked with wool threads on a brown woven wool background, a piece of woven metallic trim wraps around the top, framed, (minor thread loss, minor staining, fading), 16 1/4 x 11 1/8 in.

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