Pair of Federal Pendant Portraits, Man and Woman
Anonymous, American School, early 19th century
Oil on canvas
Soberly yet well-dressed, this couple belonged to the rising middle class in post-Revolutionary America. May have been painted following a wedding or to mark a professional success of the husband. The portraits have been lined on canvas and mounted on newish stretchers, otherwise original condition. (Frame: 30 by 27.5"; view: 22 by 25")
Philip Matthews (active 1736 to 1753)
Low dome teapot with original wooden handle and knop button. Functional five-lug hinge, four-gill size body. Maker’s mark under crowned ‘X’, located beneath the base. Very good cleaned condition, some interior oxide pitting.
H: 5.25” L: 7”
Pictorial Love Token, American School, Potted Floral and Bird Composition
Anonymous, Early 19th Century, initialed “AM” (bought from Rhode Island estate)
Drawn on paper, budded and flowered plant in urn, paired birds, great color - SOLD
(Toning, water stain and paper loss, confined to top, fugitive white, strong color, not examined out of frame; very attractive. Frame: 9.5 by 11.5"; view: 7.5 by 9.5")
640-63 - SOLD
Fire Pumper, Hand Tub
19th Century - SOLD
(W: 11.25", L: 44", H: 16.5")
Exceptional Queen Anne Painted and Decorated Blanket Chest with Drawer
Probably Rhode Island, Early Nineteenth Century
Broadly brushed swirls of white against dark green [oxidized to near black] - SOLD
EX-Lefkowitz Collection, H: 34"; W: 35"; D: 17.5"
216-608 - SOLD
Pewter Quart Ale Tankard
Richard King (active 1750 to 1760)
Tulip body with low fillet, pedestal base, and double-domed lid. Five-part hinge with brass pin, draped chairback thumbpiece and teardrop cutout on hollow handle with hooded ball terminal. Maker’s touch in base with four hallmarks, a crowned WR and crowned by to left of handle. 1 OEAS quart capacity. Excellent condition, original patina.
H: 8” Diameter: 4.25”
Oval top Tea Table with Shaped Apron, in Old Red
New England, second half of 18th century
Maple and pine
Oval single board pinned top projecting over ogee apron joining outswept turned tapering legs featuring a compressed ball continuing to trumpet feet.
(Dimensions: 34” by 23” by 26")