Sterling silver including nine 6" Trophy plates, "Kittansett Club", "Women's and Men's Golf", "N. Block & Co, New York, English Sterling", approximate weight 14.78 oz t, 5 1/2" h, 8" l.
Chatfield" (dated 1920's); a sterling silver shallow bowl (9"); and another plain 6" plate; approximate weight 17.17 oz t.
Two miniature oval boxes, 2 1/4" l, with opposing fingers, copper tacks and wood pegs; Two tiny oval boxes, 1" l, with opposing fingers, copper tacks and wooden pegs; all in very good condition, possibly Hersey but unsigned. New England tall clock, pine, original red painted finish, wooden works, original painted face with strawberries, and yellow bird in a gilded oval at top, (one hand needs repair), second hand and minute hand, 80" h (6' 8"), 16" w, 9" d. oil on canvas, New England portrait of a young lady in a bonnet, finely detailed with white lace and decorated pink ribbons, lace collar, earrings and matching jeweled pin, blue eyes, early black and gilded frame with round brass hanger, some crackle to varnish, relined, attributed to Noah North, 26 3/4" x 21" (sight). oil on canvas on board, Continental portrait of a gentleman with white cravat, in gold paint at bottom "Dominique Vian, Membre et Bienfaitur De La Confrerie", carved and gilded frame, 24" x 20". oil on canvas, two-masted frigate under close haul coming through a channel, lighthouse on a bluff on right, sailing dory with three-figure crew, labeled on back "R. (covers are missing), illustrated, darkened toning and foxing; The Civil War in Song & Story, by Frank Moore, P. Collier, Publisher, good condition, overall toning; Hand-colored war song on paper, "When this Cruel War is Over", with a battle scene at the top of Gettysburg, Penn., July 3, 1863, folded and separated at the bottom fold, on the reverse is a partial letter home dated 1864 "Annapolis, Der Wife, I received your kind letter..."; Two illustrated song sheets published by Charles Magnus, "The Captain of the Provost." (Parody), and "The Bill Posters Dream, or Cross Readings.", both with hand-colored top third depicting Queen Street Hospital, Alexandria, Va. H.; and a collection of commemorative Civil War stamps. political paper lantern, with crossed 36-star American flags, thin white wood slats, original flat tin hanger, ex. USA), "acquired from Hingham Author Elizabeth Coatsworth Beston...", 58 1/2" l, (JPR collection).
Swain Gifford, Sky & Water", (1840-1905), 14 1/2" x 25". oil on canvas, mountain landscape showing a central figure, a Native American in red robe standing on a rocky outcrop, looking towards a valley with white mountains in background, carved and gilded frame, museum label on reverse "Museum of Fine Arts Boston, Temporary Loan, January 1973", conserved and relined (at MFA in 1972), dated twice in chalk on back of frame "1891", 10" x 16". Loring 1911.", (George Fullington Loring), matted and original frame, wax seal "Bernard Sexton Brockton, Mass.", originally owned by Julian & Olive Loring of Hingham, ex. ladies country dressing mirror, oak and pine, original white painted finish, with blue trailing vines, ribbons and pink roses around the perimeter of the mirror and the bowed front of the dovetailed drawer, brass pulls, ball feet, probably Maine origin, 21" h, 18 1/2" w, (from the James Baird collection). American New England canopy bed, original white painted finish, handpainted carved canopy (6" h) with oak leaves in light amber and dark red with acorn, original pinstripe banding in light blue (and on the turned legs), 6' 2" h, 6' 5" l, 4' 3" w. and USA General Hospital, Mc Kim's Mansion, Baltimore, Md, overall good condition; Three Confederate Bank Notes, "Twenty Dollars", Richmond, Va, July 25 1861, (split repaired with tape); "One Dollar", Bank of the State of Georgia, July 16, 1861, (shows slaves picking cotton and train in the background); "Ten Dollars", Richmond, February 17th 1864; Printed song sheet, "The Song of the Thirty Third! "George Lincoln collection, Hingham, Mass..for the celebration of Abraham Lincoln's inauguration in 1865." (JPR), (Note: Nevada admitted to Union as 36th State, Oct 31, 1864), (JPR collection). maple candlestand, in early yellow painted finish, with a red and yellow checkerboard top outlined in orange, missing feet, good color, turned shaft, found in Hingham, MA, 24" h, 15 1/2" dia, (JPR collection). maple and pine rocking chair, original yellow painted finish, freehand decorated top with shells and leaves, brown, green and red, outlined in dark brown on spindle top, legs and seat, with history from Buckfield, Maine family of Governor Long of Hingham, Mass., 39 1/2" h, (JPR collection). stoneware pitchers, one with blue floral decoration, the other with scenes depicting a tavern with young boy drinking and on opposite side a Pilgrim lady, bands of blue floral decoration on top and bottom, both good condition, 8 3/4" and 9 3/4" h. oils on board of birds on branches, a cardinal with white flowers, and a mockingbird with yellow flowers, gilded original frames, some imperfections, both 13" x 7 1/2", (from the James Baird collection). bamboo ski poles, leather strap and black grips, oval red and gold decal "Lund", (C. Oil lamp; ink bottle with ink, pen and two mechanical pencils; lighter; camera and photographs; glass plate; lamp inscribed "H.
Pine, original blue painted finish (oxydized gray), marked "AH 1824" on bottom, (Abijah Hersey, Jr., 1769-1841 - cooper at 99 Fort Hill St., Hingham), bottom wrap is an old replacement, (JPR collection). work box, dome top, poplar and pine, with original red/brown painted finish, small ring pull on top, lock escutcheon is covered over with early leather, small hinged lid compartment inside lid, bent tin "L" shaped holders for pen or brush inside back, filled with two 19th c. Richardson, Old Fort House, Hingham, Mass.; Note: a rare chance to acquire Isaac Sprague's paint box and a small pantry box initialed by Isaac Sprague and Cotton Hersey of Hingham; (JPR collection). round storage box, cylindrical shape with small iron tacks, two fingers on bottom and one opposing finger on top, pine and ash, original red painted finish, stamped on top "WOL" (William Otis Lincoln), and also on the bottom with "EL", signed under the lid in pencil "Solomon Lincoln, William O. Randall Lincoln 1909, Hingham", 4 1/4" h, 4 1/2" dia at bottom, (JPR collection). Three Grueby ceramic art pottery vases, all in varying shades of matt green glaze, all with ribbed leaves and flower buds: Tall neck vase shows a chip on rim, circular stamp on bottom "Grueby Faience Co. Two Grueby ceramic art pottery low profile bowls, both in light cucumber green matt with a cream white underglaze, coil technique with decorative raised coils in the bottom of the bowls, both impressed with circular "Grueby Pottery, Boston, U. A.", both very good condition, with very small portion of glazed foot on large bowl missing (approximately 1"), 2 1/2" h, 8" dia and 3" h, 9 1/2" dia. Grueby ceramic art pottery vase, tall slope shouldered vase with light mottled blue matt glaze, brown interior glaze, impressed circular mark "Grueby Pottery, Boston, U. A.", "3932", (1 1/2" glaze missing on bottom edge, otherwise very good condition), 9 1/2" h. hand-colored prints: South-eastern view of Kingston (Mass.), c. Two framed oil paintings on academy board, both signed l.l.
"Eagle" brand paper boxes for "Artist leads", dated 1879; a leather covered eyeglass case, 3" l, with original steel framed eyeglasses with green tint and hinged side glass, marked "Peters, Phild"; a small tin rectangular jar with corked top; an oval-shaped brass tubular case, possibly used to hold pens, marked "JJK" on top; and a small round wood box with lid, marked "IS" on top and on bottom, and stamped "CH" on the bottom as well, copper tacks and wooden peg construction, 2 1/2" dia on bottom, inside with a yellow cake of chalk or watercolor substance; along with two French paper covered pencil cases, A. Faber, London, New York and Paris, (smaller box holds five original pencils); all "Acquired from Priscilla Sprague in 1969, and belonged to Isaac Sprague, and may have been carried with him on his Western Trip with J. Small wood firkin, pine, in original dark brown stained finish, small repair at rim, 4" h, 3 1/2" dia; Turned wood lidded barrel-shaped container, with wire swing handle, in original blue painted finish, 3 1/4" h, 2 1/2" dia top. Two Grueby ceramic art pottery vases, both in a tanned brown matt glaze, smaller slope shouldered vase has a mottled orange peel finish, with a circular impressed mark "Grueby Pottery, Boston, U. A." and a lotus flower, 6" h; the taller vase has a dry desert/earth finish, very small nick at base, circular impressed mark "Grueby Pottery, Boston, U. Tall Grueby ceramic art pottery urn/vase, heavy matt green glaze on dark red clay covering the sloped shoulder halfway down continuing in bold drips to the base, impressed in a circle on the bottom "Grueby Pottery, Boston, U. A.", with interior lotus flower, 14" h, 10" dia (at shoulder). 1840; East view of the central part of Plymouth; and South-western view of the Hon. "Margaret Atwood": flower covered dunes, "September", Margaret Atwood, Bay Road, Duxbury, 14" x 18"; and "September Marshes', Margaret Atwood, Bay Road, Duxbury, 1952, 14" x 18"; (Note: Margaret Atwood was the daughter of Eugene R. Two unframed oil paintings on academy board, both signed l.r.
Chinese ceramic umbrella/cane stand, celadon green, raised white border bands on top and bottom of intricate scrolls, highlighted in pink/red, pots and basket of raised floral and green leaf decoration, white roses and mums, 24" h, 10" dia. New England Chippendale tall chest, six drawers, maple and pine, graduated, lipped and dovetailed drawers with dark comb grained fronts, dark stained sides, carved bracket base, dated in black on back "1802", applied molded and dovetailed top, 57" h, 36" w, 19" d. Light tan paper label on right side "Louis Vuitton, '761 150', Paris, 70 Champs Elysees, 149 New Bond St. Walters", matted and framed, 12 1/2" x 19 1/2" (sight). oil on canvas coastal scene, gaf rigged catboat running along the shore, pencil signed l.r. Finely carved mahogany late Federal small settee, arms carved with melons and poppies, back with leafy scroll and reeded barrel, all on carved winged claw feet with reeded front, upholstered in a raised rich velour, light blue, red flowers, from a home in Kingston, Mass., 36" h, 5' 3" w, 24" d. English mahogany tripod base stand, with three graduated hexagonal shaped serving tiers, each with carved and turned galleries, intricately carved shaft with foliate decoration, carved claw and ball feet, 3' 7" h. bannister back side chair, older black painted finish, older rush seat, double turned front stretchers, tall well formed finials, 17" seat h, 44 1/2" overall h, (from the James Baird collection). New England bowfront Sheraton bureau, mahogany and mahogany veneers, pine secondary, edge beaded door fronts, turned wood pulls, fluted pilaster, front corners with turned legs, 38 1/2" h, 19" d. pine Hingham firkin, with eight rosehead nails on four finger laps, medium size, mottled finish from an original old gray/green paint, initialed on bottom "L. J.", part of a stave is missing at the bottom, 7" h, 7 3/4" dia, 11 1/2" h (to top of handle), (ex. Hingham pine firkin, in original red painted finish, swing handle, faintly stamped "Wilder & Son, Hingham, Mass.", bottom inscribed "C. Two items found "from the Marconi Station Site in 1937 from a box of found objects at Outermost House": a washed up bottle from Belfast, Ireland, Grattan & Co Ltd, Ginger Ale, and a small piece of shale with embedded fossil material; Photograph and negative of the Marconi Wireless Telegraph Station; and a Taxidermy (Dovekie) bird found on the beach near Outermost House, (JPR collection). Webster & Co., 1885; King Longbeard, Macgregor, Barrington, London, John Lane, 1898; Uncle Tom's Cabin, Stowe, Harriet Beacher, Boston, Houghton Mifflin & Co., 1897; The Gold Bug, Poe, Edgar, London, George Routledge & Sons, 1894; Lullaby-Land, Field, Eugene, New York, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1897; 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea/Around the World in 80 Days, Verne, Jules, Chicago, Donnelley, Loyd and Company, 1876; A Day at the Sea-Side, Barnard, Mrs., Edinburgh, Gall & Inglis; Through the Looking Glass, Carroll, Lewis, New York, Harper & Brothers, 1902, 1st Edition, half dust jacket; (JPR collection). A., Lee and Shepard Publishers, Boston, 1895; Fieldbook of Insects, Lutz, Frank E., 2nd Ed., (color illus.), inscribed "For Morton with a Merry Christmas... Flynn, Boston, Mass., inside opens to a colored 17" x 25" map route; "New Zealand Mosquito Tent", Mosquito-proof Tent Co., NYC, The Lehmaier Press, N. Hingham decoy maker, Joseph Lincoln's, hand-carved wooden canoe paddle and box of tools, signed on paddle blade, "Found in J. Haddock, Boston, Pure Silver Coin", engraved in a repousse wreath of acorns and oak leaves, "Priscilla Wyer, 1852", beaded rope on lip, collar and footed base, approximate weight 17.82 oz t, 11 1/2" h. Sterling flatware including eight matched ice tea spoons, eight matched hors d'oeurvres forks, six matched soup spoons, four matched hors d'oeurvres forks, three dinner forks, fish server and large serving spoon, six mini spoons, plated candle snuff in the form of a lighthouse, and a butter knife; approximate weight 16.40 oz t.Sterling silver matching creamer and sugar, 3" h, with repousse band of putti and grapes, monogrammed "AGC", signed "Tiffany & Co."; along with a sugar cube tong, 4" l, with claw grasp, also signed "Tiffany & Co.", (raised roses pattern), approximate weight 9.7 oz t. coin silver creamer and sugar with lid, 8" h, with fruit bowl shaped finial, raised band of acanthus leaf around shoulder and base, monogrammed "E", signed on base "Easton & Sanford, Pure Coin", approximate weight 17.4 oz t. American banjo clock, face signed "Waltham", reverse glass painted throat with Liberty holding a hat, and bottom panel "Battle of Lake Erie", acorn base, some rope work around bottom missing, other minor imperfections, 41" l, 10 1/2" w. sterling silver flatware, including 14 mixed decorative dinner forks, two dinner knives, two small ladles, 17 souvenir spoons including Brooklyn Bridge, Oyster spoon, Monuments, etc., approximate weight 16.4 oz t. rectangular, porcelain, Capodimonte lidded container, rimmed with decorated brass hinges, raised winged cherubs with musical instruments on front sides and back, and hand-painted Grecian scene of a goddess in a dove drawn chariot on waves, and gods manufacturing armor on the right, marked "N" below a crown, 3 1/2" h, 9 1/2" l, 4" d. tall elegant seven-branch silver plated candelabra, with central candle holder, 27 1/2" h, cylindrical tapered shaft terminating in acanthus leaf on a footed shell and leaf base, Sheffield (unmarked). Three footed cordials; repousse heart tray; boudoir mirror with roses in repousse; pin tray; hallmarked and footed kidney-shaped box, tortoise lid with inset silver lyres and swags; circular medallion; sterling ring with etched cigarette case; match case; compact and pill case; segmented fish with hinged section for cotton scent, red stone faceted edge; silver purse; approximate weight 10.30 oz t (does not include the mirror).One of the many pleasures of living in Indonesia is having the opportunity to learn about and collect Indonesian arts and handicrafts.The diversity evident in Indonesia's 300 plus ethnic groups is reflected in the diversity of its art forms.
Three early stoneware pieces: Large (15 1/2" h) "Charlestown" ovoid crock, offset handles and three incised hearts, crack at top; Ovoid 1-gal. Spaulding from the Cheshire County Store, Keene, N. Monday 21st April 1919"; Beston, Henry, The Tree That Ran Away, illustrated by Fritz Eichenberg, The Mac Millan Company, New York, 1941, hard-cover, signed on flyleaf "For Misti with love from Catherine Beston & her daddy"; Coatsworth, Elizabeth, Especially Maine, The natural world of Henry Beston..., The Stephen Greene Press, Brattleboro, Vermont, 1970, with dust cover; Mc Cann, E. Henley Publishing Co., New York, 1927, hard-cover, "The Fo'Castle H Beston"; Richards, J. Two colored prints of Harvard University: "Harvard Yard in Snow" by Chiang Yee, 1968, lithograph by Meriden Gravure Co., framed, matted and glazed, 8 3/4" x 24" (sight); Large framed print of "Harvard, 1636-1986", 350th year, 22 1/2" x 35". "model" ladderback rocking chair, maple and tiger maple, woven oak splint seat, Hingham, Mass. child's stand-up chair, pine, original red stained finish, deep tray front, slatted sides, forged nail construction, from the Randall Lincoln Estate, Hingham, "Revere" stenciled on bottom with history dating back to Mary Revere Lincoln, daughter of Paul Revere, (Note: rare form with Hingham/Revere history), 19 1/2" h, 18 1/2" l, (JPR collection). yarn winder, maple and pine, in original red painted finish, mortised and pegged, original bentwood handle, treadle style, 27" h, 29" l, acquired from S.