American Furniture & Decorative Arts | Skinner Auctions 2744M and 2743T

Embed Size (px)

Text of American Furniture & Decorative Arts | Skinner Auctions 2744M and 2743T

  • 8/12/2019 American Furniture & Decorative Arts | Skinner Auctions 2744M and 2743T

    1/172

  • 8/12/2019 American Furniture & Decorative Arts | Skinner Auctions 2744M and 2743T

    2/172

  • 8/12/2019 American Furniture & Decorative Arts | Skinner Auctions 2744M and 2743T

    3/172

    Specialists

    View all lots online at www.skinnerinc.com

    COVER: 325 ; FRONTISPIECE: 790 ;

    INTERIOR BACKCOVER: 531; BACKCOVER: 506

    Auction Information

    Stephen FletcherDepartment Director

    508.970.3228

    Chris BarberDeputy Director

    508.970.3227

    Auction 2744M

    Saturday, August 9 &

    Sunday, August 10

    10AM

    274 Cedar Hill Street

    Marlborough, MA

    Auction 2743T

    August 4, 2PM

    August 11, 4PM

    www.skinnerinc.com

    Absentee Bidding

    T: 508.970.3211

    F: 508.970.3110

    General Inquiries:

    508.970.3000

    SkinnerLive!:

    skinnerinc.com

    Preview

    Thursday, August 7

    12 to 5PM

    Friday, August 8

    12 to 8PM

    Saturday, August 9

    12 to 5PMSunday and

    Online sessions only

    Roth Iron Collection Consultant: Kelli Stewart

    Department Inquiries: 508.970.3200

  • 8/12/2019 American Furniture & Decorative Arts | Skinner Auctions 2744M and 2743T

    4/172

    Bid online with SkinnerLive!

    Simply click the button on the auction schedule: www.skinnerinc.com/auctions

    www.skinnerinc.com SkinnerLive!

    BID LIVE

    Log in to bid or

    jus t watch the

    action

    See full catalog

    descriptions and

    condition reports

    Hear the bidding

    with crystal-clear

    audio

    Follow the auction

    in real time

    See upcoming

    and past lots while

    bidding

  • 8/12/2019 American Furniture & Decorative Arts | Skinner Auctions 2744M and 2743T

    5/172

    Table of Contents

    1 Auction & Specialist Information

    2 Web Site & Online Bidding

    6 Provenance

    7 Sale 2744M August 9th: Lots 1232, Roth Collection

    August 10th: Lots 300837

    131 Online Sale 2743T Lots 10001487

    162 Conditions of Sale

    163 Absentee Bid Form

    164 Company Directors & Specialty Departments

    165 Administrative Staff & Client Services

    166 Map & Driving Directions

    167 Subscription Form

    Please Note: All lots sold subject to our Conditions of Sale.

    Please refer to page 162 of this catalog for the full terms and conditions governing your purchase.

    Copyright Skinner, Inc. 2014

    All rights reserved

    MA/Lic. #2304

    I T S O U R C O M M I T M E N T

    Proudly printed by

    5 Almeida Avenue, East Providence, R.I., USA

    Toll Free: 866-229-7752

  • 8/12/2019 American Furniture & Decorative Arts | Skinner Auctions 2744M and 2743T

    6/172

    4 Additional information and photos at www.skinnerinc.com

    F O R M O R E I N F O R M A T I O N , V I S I T : www.nhada.org

    S I X T Y - S E V E N O U T S T A N D I N G D E A L E R S I N R O O M S E T T I N G S

    Melissa AldenKate A. Alex & Co.

    American Classics, Inc. / Meryl WeissAmerican Garage

    Barbara Ardizone AntiquesAxtell Antiques

    Scott Bassoff and Sandy JacobsMichael Black

    Martha Boynton AntiquesPam BoyntonBrock & Co.

    Hollis BrodrickCandlewick Antiques

    John Chaski AntiquesNancy & Craig Cheney Antiques

    Cherry GallerySuzanne Courcier & Robert W. Wilkins

    Brian Cullity

    Paul & Linda DeCosteFerguson & DArrudaM. Finkel & Daughter

    Robert T. Foley AntiquesFred Giampietro

    Russ & Karen Goldberger -- RJG AntiquesJohn D. Gould

    Priscilla Hutchinson AntiquesBob Jessen & Jim Hohnwald

    Jewett-Berdan AntiquesBill Kelly Antiques

    Nathan Liverant and Son, LLCThomas R. Longacre Antiques

    MG Art & AntiquesJudith & James MilneNevermore Antiques

    Newsom & Berdan AntiquesJeff & Holly Noordsy Art and Antiques

    The Norwoods Spirit of AmericaOlde Hope Antiques, Inc.Hercules Pappachristos

    Gail & Don Piatt AntiquesKen & Robin Pike

    Sharon Platt American AntiquesFrank & Barbara Pollack --American Antiques & Art

    Pratts AntiquesResser-Thorner Antiques

    John H. Rogers AntiquesStella Rubin

    A. E. Runge Jr. -- Oriental RugsRussack & Loto Books, LLC

    Jason Samuel Fine Art & AntiquesPeter Sawyer

    Lewis W. ScrantonMichael & Lucinda Seward

    Douglas L. SollidayMary & Joshua Steenburgh

    Jef & Terri SteingrebeStephen-Douglas Antiques

    Steven F. Still AntiquesPaul D. Sullivan

    Thomas M. ThompsonJonathan Trace

    Ed Weissman AntiquesMichael Whittemore Antiques & Folk Art

    Bob Withington AntiquesBette & Melvyn Wolf Inc.

    Douglas R. WyantGary F. Yeaton Antiques

    New Hampshire

    Antiques Show

    TH E 5 7T H ANNU A L

    Radisson Hotel Manchester

    700 Elm Street

    Manchester, NH 03100

    AUGUST 7 9, 2014

    Thurs. & Fri. 10 am 7 pm

    Sat. 10 am 4 pm

    Sponsored by the

    New Hampshire Antiques Dealers Association

    the best show of its kind in New England MAINE ANTIQUE DIGEST

    M E D I A S P O N S O R S

  • 8/12/2019 American Furniture & Decorative Arts | Skinner Auctions 2744M and 2743T

    7/172

    Join us for anAmericana gallery talk

    Friday, August 8th, 2014

    5:30PM Reception, 6PM Gallery Talk

    274 Cedar Hill Street, Marlborough, MA

    Skinner welcomes Derek Heidemann, owner of Resurrection Iron Works in Millbury, Massachusetts.

    Derek has reproduced one of the highlights of the Roth Collection, an elaborately decorated rotary toaster, and will be

    taking us through the process of its making.

    RSVP 508.970.3240 or events@skinnerinc.com Reservations are limited

    Held in conjunction with a preview of Skinners August 9th & 10th August Americana auction

  • 8/12/2019 American Furniture & Decorative Arts | Skinner Auctions 2744M and 2743T

    8/172

    Provenance

    Property from:

    The Collection of Chris and Alvin Schachter, Wisconsin

    A New Hampshire Antiquarian

    A Connecticut Antiquarian

    A Long Island, New York, Estate

    The Collection of Marna Anderson, New Paltz, New York

    The Estate of Arthur Goat, Pomfret, Vermont

    A Massachusetts Folk Art Collector

    Boston Collectors

    A New England Historical Society

    Private Collections in California, Georgia, Pennsylvania, New York, Rhode Island,

    Maine, and Massachusetts

    We dedicate this catalog in loving memory to our friend and colleague, Karen Langberg,

    who for almost 20 years worked tirelessly and knowledgably as a valued member of Skinners

    20th Century Design and American Furniture & Decorative Arts departments. In this age, its rare

    to find someone with her work ethic, dedication, modesty, and kindness. We miss her greatly.

  • 8/12/2019 American Furniture & Decorative Arts | Skinner Auctions 2744M and 2743T

    9/172

  • 8/12/2019 American Furniture & Decorative Arts | Skinner Auctions 2744M and 2743T

    10/172

    8

    300

  • 8/12/2019 American Furniture & Decorative Arts | Skinner Auctions 2744M and 2743T

    11/172

    3001935 Buick Series 60 Sport Coupe,VIN#2982874, odometer reads 42,352, 128-in.

    wheelbase, CID 278.1, body no. 222, trimno. 200, style 35-4657, exterior black paint,with rumble seat, straight eight, three-speed,12-volt system, rear window rolls down, goodsheet metal and wood, (needs wiring, brakes,upholstery, not running), has been garaged forover 20 years.

    Provenance: Family descent.$15,000-20,000

    9Online bidding at www.skinnerinc.com

  • 8/12/2019 American Furniture & Decorative Arts | Skinner Auctions 2744M and 2743T

    12/172

    301Pine Chest over Drawers,probablyMassachusetts, early 18th century, themolded, hinged top above a double-archmolded case of three faux and two workingdrawers, on turned bun feet, old replacedbrasses, old surface of black and remnantsof blue paint, ht. 35 1/2, case wd. 36, dp. 17

    1/2 in.

    Provenance: Roger Bacon, Exeter, NewHampshire.

    $4,000-6,000

    302Needlework Picture Showing a Shepherd

    and Shepherdess with Their Flock,Englandor America, mid-18th century, worked on alinen ground, showing the two figures, theshepherd with long blue coat playing his flute,the shepherdess in red dress seated withher crook under a tree, surrounded by eight

    sheep and a dog, on the hillside rendered instripes of green and yellow, below the skywith rainbow and birds, (slightly faded, minorlosses to ground in sky), 15 3/4 x 12 in., in ablack-painted parcel-gilt frame.

    $8,000-12,000

    303Needlework Band Sampler Rebekah

    Lenox,possibly Massachusetts, 1746,worked in silk threads on a l inen ground,(fading, toning, stain and minor associatedlosses u.l.), 18 x 7 3/4 in., unframed.

    $800-1,200

    304Needlework Sampler Hannah Corey,Roxbury, Massachusetts, 1760, worked insilk threads on a linen canvas, composed ofalphabets separated by a row of trees fromthe bands identifying the maker, her location,her age, and the date, reading in part NewEngland is/my station Roxbury/is my dwellingplace, (toning, fading), 12 1/2 x 8 1/2 in., in amolded maple frame with gilt liner.

    $600-800

    305

    Set of Eight Lords Prayer Engravings,England, 18th century, the engravingshighlighted with red, blue, yellow, or greenpigment, each depicting ecclesiastical scenesabove lines of verse from the Lords Prayer,each sight size 5 3/4 x 3 3/4 in., in likelyoriginal black-painted beaded frames, (toning,loss to one at