In Praise of America: Important American Furniture, Folk Art, Silver, Prints and Broadsides
CHRISTIE'S

In Praise of America: Important American Furniture, Folk Art, Silver, Prints and Broadsides

22.01.2021 10:00 UTC +00:00
CHRISTIE'S
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CHRISTIE'S
8 King Street, St. James's
SW1Y 6QT London
United Kingdom
Preview 21.01.2021 - 22.01.2021
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A MOLDED GILT-COPPER AND CAST ZINC EAGLE WEATHERVANE A MOLDED GILT-COPPER AND CAST ZINC EAGLE WEATHERVANE A MOLDED GILT-COPPER AND CAST ZINC EAGLE WEATHERVANE
Lot 101 A MOLDED GILT-COPPER AND CAST ZINC EAGLE WEATHERVA...
Price:  $ 32 500 Sold
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 $ 32 500 Sold
A MOLDED GILT-COPPER AND CAST ZINC EAGLE WEATHERVANEATTRIBUTED TO A.L. JEWELL & CO. OR THE BOSTON METAL-WORKERS COMPANY, MASSACHUSETTS, LATE 19TH CENTURY30 ½ in. high, 39 ½ in. wide, 11 in. deep
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A RED AND BLACK PAINTED WOODEN INDIAN WARRIOR ON HORSEBACK W... A RED AND BLACK PAINTED WOODEN INDIAN WARRIOR ON HORSEBACK W... A RED AND BLACK PAINTED WOODEN INDIAN WARRIOR ON HORSEBACK W...
Lot 102 A RED AND BLACK PAINTED WOODEN INDIAN WARRIOR ON H...
Price:  $ 60 000 Sold
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 $ 60 000 Sold
A RED AND BLACK PAINTED WOODEN INDIAN WARRIOR ON HORSEBACK WEATHERVANEAMERICAN, 19TH CENTURY19 in. high, 24 in. long
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A CARVED AND PAINTED OAK BOX A CARVED AND PAINTED OAK BOX A CARVED AND PAINTED OAK BOX
Lot 103 A CARVED AND PAINTED OAK BOX
Price:  $ 56 250 Sold
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 $ 56 250 Sold
A CARVED AND PAINTED OAK BOXATTRIBUTED TO THE SHOP OF THOMAS DENNIS (D. 1706), IPSWICH, MASSACHUSETTS, 1670-1700with remnants of original black and red paint; the interior fitted with a till; the lid replaced and the feet later additions11 ¼ in. high, 25 in. wide, 14 ½ in. deep
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JOHANNES BARD (1797-1861) JOHANNES BARD (1797-1861) JOHANNES BARD (1797-1861)
Lot 104 JOHANNES BARD (1797-1861)
Price:  $ 11 250 Sold
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 $ 11 250 Sold
JOHANNES BARD (1797-1861)A FRAKTUR BIRTH CERTIFICATE FOR CATHARINA LEBOsigned l.c. and dated 1834watercolor on paper13 x 16 ½ in. (sight)executed in 1834
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A LATE FEDERAL POLYCHROME-PAINTED DRESSING TABLE A LATE FEDERAL POLYCHROME-PAINTED DRESSING TABLE A LATE FEDERAL POLYCHROME-PAINTED DRESSING TABLE
Lot 105 A LATE FEDERAL POLYCHROME-PAINTED DRESSING TABLE
Price:  $ 500 Sold
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 $ 500 Sold
A LATE FEDERAL POLYCHROME-PAINTED DRESSING TABLEPROBABLY NEW HAMPSHIRE, 1810-182537 ¼ in. high, 31 ¼ in. wide, 17 in. deep
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ATTRIBUTED TO THE EXOTIC SCENERY ARTIST, CIRCA 1820 ATTRIBUTED TO THE EXOTIC SCENERY ARTIST, CIRCA 1820 ATTRIBUTED TO THE EXOTIC SCENERY ARTIST, CIRCA 1820
Lot 106 ATTRIBUTED TO THE EXOTIC SCENERY ARTIST, CIRCA 182...
Price:  $ 8 125 Sold
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 $ 8 125 Sold
ATTRIBUTED TO THE EXOTIC SCENERY ARTIST, CIRCA 1820A SCHWENKFELDER FRAKTUR DRAWINGreverse inscribed Amanda Rebecca Singerwatercolor on paper8 ¾ x 7 ½ in. (sight)
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A SET OF FOUR FEDERAL PAINT-DECORATED CANED CHAIRS A SET OF FOUR FEDERAL PAINT-DECORATED CANED CHAIRS A SET OF FOUR FEDERAL PAINT-DECORATED CANED CHAIRS
Lot 107 A SET OF FOUR FEDERAL PAINT-DECORATED CANED CHAIRS
Price:  $ 125 Sold
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 $ 125 Sold
A SET OF FOUR FEDERAL PAINT-DECORATED CANED CHAIRSBALTIMORE, 19TH CENTURYcomprising 2 side chairs and 2 armchairs32 in. high
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CHARLES PEALE POLK (1767-1822), POSSIBLY IN COLLABORATION WI... CHARLES PEALE POLK (1767-1822), POSSIBLY IN COLLABORATION WI... CHARLES PEALE POLK (1767-1822), POSSIBLY IN COLLABORATION WI...
Lot 108 CHARLES PEALE POLK (1767-1822), POSSIBLY IN COLLAB...
Price:  $ 268 750 Sold
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 $ 268 750 Sold
CHARLES PEALE POLK (1767-1822), POSSIBLY IN COLLABORATION WITH CHARLES WILLSON PEALE (1741-1827)George Washingtonpainted circa 1788oil on fabric23 x 19 in.old pictures of the canvas before it was re-lined and stretchers replaced show the reverse with C P…k/ 1788 and the stretchers with paper label h...
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William Russell Birch (1755-1834) William Russell Birch (1755-1834) William Russell Birch (1755-1834)
Lot 109 William Russell Birch (1755-1834)
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William Russell Birch (1755-1834)A Portrait of Captain Joshua Barneysigned W. Birch, ptr./ Phila. 1810 (lower right); inscribed Capt. Joshua Barney/ 1810 (lower left)watercolor on paper5 x 3 ¼ in. (sight)painted in 1810
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William Russell Birch (1755 - 1834) William Russell Birch (1755 - 1834) William Russell Birch (1755 - 1834)
Lot 110 William Russell Birch (1755 - 1834)
Price:  $ 2 500 Sold
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 $ 2 500 Sold
William Russell Birch (1755 - 1834)A miniature portrait of Bishop William White (1748-1836)enameled copper1 3/8 x 1 1/8 in. (oval)5 x 4 in. (overall)
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AFTER GILBERT STUART (1755-1828), POSSIBLY CHARLES B. LAWREN... AFTER GILBERT STUART (1755-1828), POSSIBLY CHARLES B. LAWREN... AFTER GILBERT STUART (1755-1828), POSSIBLY CHARLES B. LAWREN...
Lot 111 AFTER GILBERT STUART (1755-1828), POSSIBLY CHARLES...
Price:  $ 8 125 Sold
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 $ 8 125 Sold
AFTER GILBERT STUART (1755-1828), POSSIBLY CHARLES B. LAWRENCE (1790-1864)George Washingtonreverse with handwritten inscription in graphite, ROSENTHALoil on panel28 x 23 ¼ in.
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FERDINAND BARBEDIENNE (FRENCH, 1810-1892), AFTER THE MODEL B... FERDINAND BARBEDIENNE (FRENCH, 1810-1892), AFTER THE MODEL B... FERDINAND BARBEDIENNE (FRENCH, 1810-1892), AFTER THE MODEL B...
Lot 112 FERDINAND BARBEDIENNE (FRENCH, 1810-1892), AFTER T...
Price:  $ 27 500 Sold
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 $ 27 500 Sold
FERDINAND BARBEDIENNE (FRENCH, 1810-1892), AFTER THE MODEL BY JEAN-ANTOINE HOUDON (FRENCH, 1741-1828)Benjamin Franklinsigned Houdon 1778 (edge of right shoulder); stamped F. Barbedienne. Fondeur (back of neck)bronze22 ½ in. high
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JAMES SHARPLES (1751/2-1811) JAMES SHARPLES (1751/2-1811) JAMES SHARPLES (1751/2-1811)
Lot 113 JAMES SHARPLES (1751/2-1811)
Price:  $ 325 000 Sold
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 $ 325 000 Sold
JAMES SHARPLES (1751/2-1811)George Washingtonbackboards hand-inscribed in ink, General Washington/ by James Sharples/ 1796; typed paper label, Original wood backing./ Paper labels removed and filed separately/ Note burned-in inscription above center/ of wood backing./ April 1969; printed paper label...
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JAMES SHARPLES (1751/2-1811) JAMES SHARPLES (1751/2-1811) JAMES SHARPLES (1751/2-1811)
Lot 114 JAMES SHARPLES (1751/2-1811)
Price:  $ 58 750 Sold
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JAMES SHARPLES (1751/2-1811)Alexander Hamiltonpastel on paper9 ½ x 7 ½ in.executed 1796-1801
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WASHOE BASKET WASHOE BASKET WASHOE BASKET
Lot 115 WASHOE BASKET
Price:  $ 87 500 Sold
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 $ 87 500 Sold
WASHOE BASKETDAT SO LA LEE (LOUISA KEYSER), 1850 -1925degikup, very finely woven in willow, bracken fern root and red birch bark, in a pattern of small squares in alternating colors and parallel lines of diamonds; Emporium Company label 'LK 60. March 24, 1917'15 in. diameter, 14 in. high
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WASHOE BASKET WASHOE BASKET WASHOE BASKET
Lot 116 WASHOE BASKET
Price:  $ 237 500 Sold
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WASHOE BASKETDAT SO LA LEE (LOUISA KEYSER), 1850-1925degikup, globular in form, very finely woven in willow bracken fern root and red birch bark in a repeating design of pyramidal triangles known as flame motif; Emporium Company label 'LK31'13 in. diameter, 10 in. high
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Joshua Johnson (c.1763-after 1824) Joshua Johnson (c.1763-after 1824) Joshua Johnson (c.1763-after 1824)
Lot 117 Joshua Johnson (c.1763-after 1824)
Price:  $ 150 000 Sold
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 $ 150 000 Sold
Joshua Johnson (c.1763-after 1824)Portrait of a Womanoil on canvas24 ¼ x 22 ½ in.
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A CHIPPENDALE CARVED MAHOGANY TILT-TOP CANDLESTAND A CHIPPENDALE CARVED MAHOGANY TILT-TOP CANDLESTAND A CHIPPENDALE CARVED MAHOGANY TILT-TOP CANDLESTAND
Lot 118 A CHIPPENDALE CARVED MAHOGANY TILT-TOP CANDLESTAND
Price:  $ 27 500 Sold
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A CHIPPENDALE CARVED MAHOGANY TILT-TOP CANDLESTANDPHILADELPHIA, 1760-178027 ½ in. high, 20 ½ in. diameter
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A CHIPPENDALE CARVED CHERRYWOOD CHEST-OF-DRAWERS A CHIPPENDALE CARVED CHERRYWOOD CHEST-OF-DRAWERS A CHIPPENDALE CARVED CHERRYWOOD CHEST-OF-DRAWERS
Lot 119 A CHIPPENDALE CARVED CHERRYWOOD CHEST-OF-DRAWERS
Price:  $ 13 750 Sold
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 $ 13 750 Sold
A CHIPPENDALE CARVED CHERRYWOOD CHEST-OF-DRAWERSPHILADELPHIA, 1760-1780appears to retain original brasses; exceptional modeled figure to wood35 ¼ in. high, 37 ¾ in. wide, 21 in. deep
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PENNSYLVANIA SCHOOL, CIRCA 1830 PENNSYLVANIA SCHOOL, CIRCA 1830 PENNSYLVANIA SCHOOL, CIRCA 1830
Lot 120 PENNSYLVANIA SCHOOL, CIRCA 1830
Price:  $ 11 875 Sold
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PENNSYLVANIA SCHOOL, CIRCA 1830A FRAKTUR DRAWING OF TWO UNICORNSwatercolor on paper7 ¾ x 12 ¼ in. (sight)
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PENNSYLVANIA SCHOOL (EARLY 19TH CENTURY) PENNSYLVANIA SCHOOL (EARLY 19TH CENTURY) PENNSYLVANIA SCHOOL (EARLY 19TH CENTURY)
Lot 121 PENNSYLVANIA SCHOOL (EARLY 19TH CENTURY)
Price:  $ 32 500 Sold
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 $ 32 500 Sold
PENNSYLVANIA SCHOOL (EARLY 19TH CENTURY)A FRAKTUR DRAWING OF AN AMERICAN SNAKE AND A BRITISH LIONwatercolor on paper8 x 12 ¾ in. (sight)
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Joshua Johnson (c.1763-after 1824) Joshua Johnson (c.1763-after 1824) Joshua Johnson (c.1763-after 1824)
Lot 122 Joshua Johnson (c.1763-after 1824)
Price:  $ 62 500 Sold
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Joshua Johnson (c.1763-after 1824)Thomas Donovan (1766-after 1856)oil on canvas30 1/3 x 24 ¾ in.painted 1799-1800
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AN ENGLISH DELFT BLUE-DASH DATED AND INITIALED ROYAL PORTRAI... AN ENGLISH DELFT BLUE-DASH DATED AND INITIALED ROYAL PORTRAI... AN ENGLISH DELFT BLUE-DASH DATED AND INITIALED ROYAL PORTRAI...
Lot 123 AN ENGLISH DELFT BLUE-DASH DATED AND INITIALED ROY...
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AN ENGLISH DELFT BLUE-DASH DATED AND INITIALED ROYAL PORTRAIT CHARGER OF CHARLES IIDATED 1672, LONDON, BRISLINGTON OR BRISTOLThe crowned king wearing his robes of office and holding the State orb and scepter, the initials 'C' 'R' flanking his head, the date '1672' and t...
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A BRISLINGTON DELFT PORTRAIT CHARGER A BRISLINGTON DELFT PORTRAIT CHARGER A BRISLINGTON DELFT PORTRAIT CHARGER
Lot 124 A BRISLINGTON DELFT PORTRAIT CHARGER
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A BRISLINGTON DELFT PORTRAIT CHARGERCIRCA 1680-1696Painted with a bust-length portrait of a wigged man, the border with ribbons and stylized insects, the underside with café-au-lait ground, the footrim pierced13 ½ in. (34.3 cm.) diameter
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AN ENGLISH DELFT BLUE-DASH EQUESTRIAN PORTRAIT CHARGER AN ENGLISH DELFT BLUE-DASH EQUESTRIAN PORTRAIT CHARGER AN ENGLISH DELFT BLUE-DASH EQUESTRIAN PORTRAIT CHARGER
Lot 125 AN ENGLISH DELFT BLUE-DASH EQUESTRIAN PORTRAIT CHA...
Price:  $ 2 500 Sold
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AN ENGLISH DELFT BLUE-DASH EQUESTRIAN PORTRAIT CHARGERCIRCA 1690, PROBABLY LONDONPainted with a gentleman in armor, holding a baton or sword and wearing a broad-brimmed hat, on a rearing mount, flanked by shrubs, within a yellow band with blue dash-ornament, the reverse with a turquoise glaze12 7/8 ...
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AN ENGLISH DELFT ROYAL PORTRAIT CHARGER OF CATHERINE OF BRAG... AN ENGLISH DELFT ROYAL PORTRAIT CHARGER OF CATHERINE OF BRAG... AN ENGLISH DELFT ROYAL PORTRAIT CHARGER OF CATHERINE OF BRAG...
Lot 126 AN ENGLISH DELFT ROYAL PORTRAIT CHARGER OF CATHERI...
Price:  $ 43 750 Sold
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AN ENGLISH DELFT ROYAL PORTRAIT CHARGER OF CATHERINE OF BRAGANZADATED 1681, BRISLINGTON OR POSSIBLY BRISTOLPainted in blue with a bust-length portrait of the Queen, flanked by the initials 'KR' and the date '1681', her shoulders with yellow jewels, within a broad border of styliz...
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AN ENGLISH DELFT BLUE AND WHITE BOOK-FORM HAND-WARMER AN ENGLISH DELFT BLUE AND WHITE BOOK-FORM HAND-WARMER AN ENGLISH DELFT BLUE AND WHITE BOOK-FORM HAND-WARMER
Lot 127 AN ENGLISH DELFT BLUE AND WHITE BOOK-FORM HAND-WAR...
Price:  $ 4 000 Sold
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AN ENGLISH DELFT BLUE AND WHITE BOOK-FORM HAND-WARMERCIRCA 1690, PROBABLY LONDONThe interior with four chambers, pierced with apertures to the upper surface and base, with a molded binding, enriched in blue and black, the edges of the pages with birds above flowers5 7/8 in. (15 cm.) high
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AN ENGLISH DELFT BLUE AND WHITE HAND-WARMER AN ENGLISH DELFT BLUE AND WHITE HAND-WARMER AN ENGLISH DELFT BLUE AND WHITE HAND-WARMER
Lot 128 AN ENGLISH DELFT BLUE AND WHITE HAND-WARMER
Price:  $ 7 500 Sold
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AN ENGLISH DELFT BLUE AND WHITE HAND-WARMERLATE 17TH CENTURY, PROBABLY LONDON OR BRISLINGTONIn the form of a book, molded with clasps, pierced with an aperture to the top, painted in shades of blue and outlined in black with stylized roses and buds, the spine molded with horizontal ridges, the edges...
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AN ENGLISH DELFT POLYCHROME INITIALED AND INSCRIBED HAND-WAR... AN ENGLISH DELFT POLYCHROME INITIALED AND INSCRIBED HAND-WAR... AN ENGLISH DELFT POLYCHROME INITIALED AND INSCRIBED HAND-WAR...
Lot 129 AN ENGLISH DELFT POLYCHROME INITIALED AND INSCRIBE...
Price:  $ 6 875 Sold
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AN ENGLISH DELFT POLYCHROME INITIALED AND INSCRIBED HAND-WARMERLATE 17TH CENTURY, LONDONThe hollow spine with ribbing separating blue scrolls, the front and back covers both with yellow diamonds flanked by the initials 'R/S' surrounded by a blue and white border, the pages with inscription...
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A LONDON DELFT BLUE AND WHITE OCTAGONAL PILL-TILE A LONDON DELFT BLUE AND WHITE OCTAGONAL PILL-TILE A LONDON DELFT BLUE AND WHITE OCTAGONAL PILL-TILE
Lot 130 A LONDON DELFT BLUE AND WHITE OCTAGONAL PILL-TILE
Price:  $ 8 500 Sold
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A LONDON DELFT BLUE AND WHITE OCTAGONAL PILL-TILESECOND HALF 18TH CENTURYPainted with the arms of the Society of Apothecaries flanked by unicorrn supporters above the motto 'ODIFER QUEPER ORBEM DICOR', pierced for hanging12 ¼ in. (31 cm.) high
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