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American Furniture & Decorative Art

by Skinner


447 lots

June 7, 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: Eighty-nine Piece Set of Historic Blue and White Transfer Decorated Staffordshire "Boston State

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Description: House" Dinner Service, John Rogers & Son, Longport, England, 1815-42, comprising twenty-nine dinner plates, nineteen luncheon plates, eleven soup plates, four bread and butter plates, ten platters, one pierced inset, a soup tureen with undertray and ladle, four sauce tureens with three undertrays, four covered serving dishes, and a square center bowl, all except ladle and covers marked "Rogers," (some with staple and other repairs, minor cracks and chips, staining), soup tureen undertray lg. 17, inset lg. 14 1/2 in.; sauce tureen undertrays lg. 8 3/8 in.; bowl 9-inch square, platters lg. 9 1/2 - 21 in. N.B. Sold together with this lot is an additional Boston State House dinner plate, probably Enoch Wood & Sons, Burslem, England, 1819-46.

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Lot 2: American School, 19th Century, Miniature Portrait of Frances Pamela Howe, Age 3. Unsigned.

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Description: Identified on paper label. Watercolor on ivory, 4 x 3 1/4 in. (sight), framed. Condition: Good, minor wear to case. Accompanying this miniature are four daguerreotypes of Miss Howe and an ambrotype by Matthew Brady, (very minor imperfections). Provenance: The companion miniature of her brother, Edward Grant Howe, sold in Skinner's Americana sale, January 12, 1997, lot 115A. Their parents were Daniel Robinson Howe and Henrietta Atwood Collins, both of Hartford, Connecticut.

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Lot 3: Polychrome Decorated Carved Wood Whimsical Sculpture in a Bottle, James McCowan Davis,

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Description: Pennsylvania, last quarter 19th century, the figural seated man finial in blue suit and hat is connected to a red, white and blue shaft ending in a green, blue, black, and white painted structure with gilt cannon, a boy with a blue hat, a Dalmatian, and hanging blocks, (minor paint loss to finial, very minor chips to bottle rim), ht. 23 3/4 in. Provenance: Through descent to the present owner, James Davis (1844-1921) of Aspers (Adams County), Pennsylvania, was a civil war veteran. Purportedly Mr. Davis made only one other bottle similar to this. Davis family records and two photographs, one of him with the other bottle, and one with his civil war medals accompany this lot.

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Lot 4: Thomas Worth, lithographer (American, b. 1834), "Occident (formerly "Wonder"), 1876,

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Description: (Conningham, 4226). Identified in the matrix. Lithograph with hand-coloring on paper, sheet size 23 3/4 x 30 1/2 in., unframed. Condition: Good, toning, scattered foxing, creasing to margin, pinhole c.r.

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Lot 5: Needlework Family Register, "Amaziah Phillips born Jan. 15 1785 Lucy Bates born Aug 14 1789 Married

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Description: Sept 10 1809...", probably Beverly, Massachusetts area, upper panel of genealogical information above a lower panel of a pious verse and a cottage flanked by fencing, trees, and potted plants, foliate border, vibrant colors, unframed, (minor toning, very minor staining), 25 x 17 in.

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