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Mourning Picture, Sayles Family, Franklin, Massachusetts, Silk and Watercolor
Wrought by Avilda Sayles / Franklin / Wrentham Academy (Massachusetts)
Date/Period: About 1799 to 1805


Mourning Picture, Sayles Family, Franklin, Massachusetts, Silk and Watercolor Wrought by Avilda Sayles / Franklin / Wrentham Academy (Massachusetts), entire view

Measurement: Frame: 23.75" x 19.5"; view: 20" x 16.25"

Material: Silk on silk, watercolor
The work is conservation mounted within a gilt git Sully style frame of the period.

Condition: Good condition, trivial toning at top just under mat, minor staining at top
right corner. Scattered fine losses to black eglomise; small ares of glass loss limited to
upper left and lower right corners. Displays well.

Additional Information: Wrought by Avilda Sayles, Franklin (MA) at Wrentham
Academy. Avilda was born March 6, 1788, and died Jan. 13, 1866. She created this
memorial for two of her siblings, Nabby Sayles died Sept 30, 1799, age 3 and Lavinia
Sayles died June 7, 1786, aged 7 years.

Day's Academy (also known as Wrentham Academy) was a former academy in
Wrentham, Massachusetts that existed between 1806 and 1875 when it became the
site of Wrentham's High School. The work is mounted within a John Doggett [Roxbury,
Massachusetts] type frame featuring spiral-twisted turning.

$4,200.00

532-165


Mourning Picture, Sayles Family, Franklin, Massachusetts, Silk and Watercolor Wrought by Avilda Sayles / Franklin / Wrentham Academy (Massachusetts), entire view sans frame

Mourning Picture, Sayles Family, Franklin, Massachusetts, Silk and Watercolor Wrought by Avilda Sayles / Franklin / Wrentham Academy (Massachusetts), detail view 1

Mourning Picture, Sayles Family, Franklin, Massachusetts, Silk and Watercolor Wrought by Avilda Sayles / Franklin / Wrentham Academy (Massachusetts), detail view 2

Mourning Picture, Sayles Family, Franklin, Massachusetts, Silk and Watercolor Wrought by Avilda Sayles / Franklin / Wrentham Academy (Massachusetts), detail view 3

Mourning Picture, Sayles Family, Franklin, Massachusetts, Silk and Watercolor Wrought by Avilda Sayles / Franklin / Wrentham Academy (Massachusetts), back view



Fraktur, Bookplate Drawing, Roosters, Paint Decorated Frame
Pennsylvania
Date/Period: Circa 1810-1840


Fraktur, Bookplate Drawing, Roosters, Paint Decorated Frame Pennsylvania, entire view

Measurement: Frame: 9.75" x 7"; view: 6.75" x 4"

Material: Watercolor on paper, faux grain-painted frame

Condition: Very good

Additional Information: Watercolor on laid paper dry mounted on period marbleized
endpaper stock.

$2,150.00

605-143


Fraktur, Bookplate Drawing, Roosters, Paint Decorated Frame Pennsylvania, back view



Fraktur Drawing, Watercolor, Soldier on Horseback, Drawn Sword
Date/Period: Circa 1825


Fraktur Drawing, Watercolor, Soldier on Horseback, Drawn Sword, entire view

Measurement: Frame: 9.5" x 11"; view: 7.5" x 6"

Material: Watercolor on paper, curly maple veneer on walnut frame, pine backboard

Condition: Even toning, fading, water stain at upper/lower right, probably original frame

$775.00

532-175


Fraktur Drawing, Watercolor, Soldier on Horseback, Drawn Sword, detail view

Fraktur Drawing, Watercolor, Soldier on Horseback, Drawn Sword, back view



Maine, Ridlon Family Record, Watercolor on Paper, Buxton, and Baldwin, ME
Date/Period: 1836 with 1839 Birth Addition


Maine, Ridlon Family Record, Watercolor on Paper, Buxton, and Baldwin, ME, entire view

Measurement: Frame: 19" x 14.75"; view: 16.75" x 15.5"

Material: Watercolor on paper

Condition: Good condition, light toning, scattered foxing and two creases likely caused
by folding to fit an earlier frame. Displays well, good color.

Additional Information: Isaac Ridlon, born July 30, 1795, Buxton, ME, died February
15, 1880, West Buxton, ME; husband of Massie (Mercey) [nee Hancock] Ridlon,
birthplace and date of birth/death unknown. 1. Isaac married the widow of his brother
July 3, 1828 and settled on a farm in Baldwin, Cumberland County. He was above the
medium height, and quite heavy. His head was high and bald, hair dark brown, eyes
small and gray, and face ruddy. He was a good-natured, honest man, and lived in
peace with all the world.
1. History of the ancient Ryedales, and their descendants in Normandy, Great
Britain, Ireland, and America
, from 860 to 1884 online by G.T. (Gideon Tibbetts)
Ridlon, page 85.

$1,250.00

1221-109


Maine, Ridlon Family Record, Watercolor on Paper, Buxton, and Baldwin, ME, detail view

Maine, Ridlon Family Record, Watercolor on Paper, Buxton, and Baldwin, ME, back view



Antique Calligraphy, Fire Department Recognition, 25 Years of Service
Newark City Fire Department, New Jersey
For Samuel A. Baldwin
By G.W. Carpenter, Penman, New York
Date/Period: Nineteenth Century, (Third quarter)


Antique Calligraphy, Fire Department Recognition, 25 Years of Service Newark City Fire Department, New Jersey For Samuel A. Baldwin  By G.W. Carpenter, Penman, New York, entire view 1

Measurement: Frame: 29.5 by 36"; view: 23 by 29.5"

Material: Ink on paper

Condition: Generally good, minor toning/foxing, should be correctly mounted.

Additional Information: An outstanding work of fancy penmanship memorializing the
presentation of a watch and chain by the department to Samuel A. Baldwin in
recognition of his 25 years of service.

We found Baldwin listed within the 1883 Comptroller’s Report for the city of Newark,
New Jersey. We found Baldwin listed within the 1883 Comptroller’s Report for the city of
Newark, New Jersey. The New Jersey State Fireman’s Association reported June 7,
1879 that Samuel Baldwin, Esq. was Treasurer of the Newark Fire Department.

$2,250.00

505-150


Antique Calligraphy, Fire Department Recognition, 25 Years of Service Newark City Fire Department, New Jersey For Samuel A. Baldwin By G.W. Carpenter, Penman, New York, frame detail

Antique Calligraphy, Fire Department Recognition, 25 Years of Service Newark City Fire Department, New Jersey For Samuel A. Baldwin By G.W. Carpenter, Penman, New York, detail view 1

Antique Calligraphy, Fire Department Recognition, 25 Years of Service Newark City Fire Department, New Jersey For Samuel A. Baldwin  By G.W. Carpenter, Penman, New York, detail view 2

Antique Calligraphy, Fire Department Recognition, 25 Years of Service Newark City Fire Department, New Jersey For Samuel A. Baldwin  By G.W. Carpenter, Penman, New York, scale view

Antique Calligraphy, Fire Department Recognition, 25 Years of Service Newark City Fire Department, New Jersey For Samuel A. Baldwin  By G.W. Carpenter, Penman, New York, back view



Mourning Picture, Watercolor on Velvet, Foster Family
Date/Period: 1815


Mourning Picture, Watercolor on Velvet, Foster Family, entire view

Measurement: Frame: 18.75" x 13.75"; view: 16.5" x 11.5"

Material: Watercolor on velvet, mounted in oak frame

Condition: Toning and foxing

Additional Information: To the memory of Joseph Foster who died Nov. 1815 / Age 46
yrs. – Joseph Foster Jr. died December 8th 1815 / Age 21 yrs. Added in 1855: Lucy
Foster Webster died [illegible] _ _ _ 1855 / Age 80 years.

$495.00

984-26


Mourning Picture, Watercolor on Velvet, Foster Family, detail view 1

Mourning Picture, Watercolor on Velvet, Foster Family, detail view 2

Mourning Picture, Watercolor on Velvet, Foster Family, back view



Antique Fraktur, Scarce Woodblock Printed and Watercolor Form, Baptism, 1825
Anonymous


Antique Fraktur, Scarce Woodblock Printed and Watercolor Form, Baptism, 1825
Anonymous, entire view

(Excellent condition, mounted within a modern frame; frame: 11" x 9"; view: 9.5" x 7.5")


Antique Fraktur, Scarce Woodblock Printed and Watercolor Form, Baptism, 1825
Anonymous, detail view 1

Antique Fraktur, Scarce Woodblock Printed and Watercolor Form, Baptism, 1825
Anonymous, detail view 1

Antique Fraktur, Scarce Woodblock Printed and Watercolor Form, Baptism, 1825
Anonymous, detail view 1

Antique Fraktur, Scarce Woodblock Printed and Watercolor Form, Baptism, 1825
Anonymous, back view

$575.00

1277-22




Cutwork, Watercolor and Calligraphy Memorial, Mourning Picture by E. Blackman
Circa 1840’s


Antique Cutwork Watercolor and Calligraphy Memorial, E. Blackman, Circa 1840's, close up view

Neatly compartmentalized rectangular cutwork picture featuring a central monument inscribed in ink “Stephen Anson. Son of Oliver W. & Lucinda Crocker Born April 29 A.D. 1841 Died June 3 A.D. 1842. This lovely babe so young and fair called home by early doom just came to show how sweet a flower in paradise could bloom”. Central motif features a willow tree, bird and a mourning woman leaning on an anchor. The border is outstanding; featuring cutwork cemetery, gravestones, crosses, and tomb-like corner blocks. Bottom right signed in pen “By E. Blackman”. The work is mounted within an early wood frame in gold and black.
(Frame: 22.5 by 20”, sight-size: 15 by 13.25”)

$3,950

1194-1


Antique Cutwork Watercolor and Calligraphy Memorial, E. Blackman, Circa 1840's, entire view
Antique Cutwork Watercolor and Calligraphy Memorial, E. Blackman, Circa 1840's, mourner detail
Antique Cutwork Watercolor and Calligraphy Memorial, E. Blackman, Circa 1840's, memorial detail
Antique Cutwork Watercolor and Calligraphy Memorial, E. Blackman, Circa 1840's, cutwork graves detail
Antique Cutwork Watercolor and Calligraphy Memorial, E. Blackman, Circa 1840's, signature detail



Reward of Merit, Mrs. Bazeley’s Academy, Water Colored, Printed and Penmanship Schenectady, New York… Conferred on Julia A. Jones, December 31, 1838 Designed and Painted by Mrs. Bazeley; Engraved by Kneass & Co. (Chief Engraver U.S. Mint)


Reward of Merit, Mrs. Bazeley’s Academy, Water Colored, Printed and Penmanship

This Premium conferred on Mifs. Julia A. Jones for punctual attendance, amiable behavior, application and improvement in the various branches of useful & polite Literature taught in the above Seminary

We found many web-posts listing Mrs. A. E. Bazeleya as principal of a female seminary, 31 Washington, Schenectady; also references Bazeley and the Galway Academy; the female department was under the control of Mrs. Bazeley formally of the Brooklyn Collegiate Institute. (The work is properly mounted within an appropriate painted frame that is not period; frame: 13.5 X 12.75”, view: 11.25 X 10.5”)


$2,485.00

1221-13




Hatchment, Painted Wood, Bearing Motto, Honesty Defies Fortune
Coat of arms celebrating family distinction and lineage
England, 19th Century


Hatchment, Painted Wood, Bearing Motto, Honesty Defies Fortune
Coat of arms celebrating family distinction and lineage
England, 19th Century, entire view

(Minor imperfections consistent with age, shrinkage and a tad of wood loss at outer left, else fine and original; 12.25 by 12.25")

$495

843-197


Hatchment, Painted Wood, Bearing Motto, Honesty Defies Fortune
Coat of arms celebrating family distinction and lineage
England, 19th Century, crest detail
Hatchment, Painted Wood, Bearing Motto, Honesty Defies Fortune
Coat of arms celebrating family distinction and lineage
England, 19th Century, ribbon detail




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