Our New York sale of Important Americana realized strong prices in a variety of categories including prints, Chinese export porcelain, silver and carpets. The sale was led by A Rare and Important Eider Drake circa 1900, which achieved $767,000, soaring above the high estimate of $500,000. Other highlights include The Important Asa Stebbins Federal Inlaid and Figured Mahogany Tall Case Clock, which sold for $185,000 and A Rare and Important Canvaswork Picture worked by Anna Woodbury (Swett) from Boston, Massachusetts, circa 1748, also achieving a price of $185,000.
Featured in our January sale is a wonderful selection of American fine and decorative arts: a strong assortment of carpets, Audubon prints, Chinese export porcelain, silver, furniture and folk art. A number of these pieces hail from prominent collections including that of Ted and Ingie Kilroy. Join us in our New York galleries from 18 to 24 January to see A Rare and Important Eider Drake from circa 1900 and more.
For more information, contact the Americana department:
+1 212 606 7130
Originally, the second sentence of the condition report for lot 1 read, "There is a three inch tear in the left sheet edge with a one inch area of associated paper loss." The condition report should have read, "There is a three inch tear in the left sheet edge and an unobtrusive one inch area of associated paper loss, both of which have been skillfully repaired.
Please note that the piece described in this lot as a saucer is a small plate.
Please note that the estimate for lot 60 should read: $4,000-6,000.
Please note that the creamer has a later lid.
Please note that the guarantee line should read: maker's mark JM in serrated rectangle, compare with Joseph Moulton Sr.
The origin of this table is probably New York.
Please note the dimensions are 12 1/2 inches by 12 1/2 inches
Please note that lot 227 is being sold together with a Rare Needlework Sampler, Hannah Douglass, Baltimore or Virginia, Dated 1805. 21 by 15 1/2 inches.
The origin of this chair should read "Pennsylvania or Europe."
Please not these chairs are painted black, not green.
Please note that this lot is made of Birchwood, not Maple
Possibly Pennsylvania, not Boston
This lot has been withdrawn.
Please note that while the catalogue demarcates this lot as "59" it is in fact lot 259.
Please note the wood on this table is Cherrywood
This lot has been withdrawn.
Please note this sampler is from Worcester, Massachusetts, not Portland Maine
While one of the furnishings of the Chase-Lloyd mansion, this dressing table was likely made for Samuel Chase or Edward Lloyd IV.
Please note a later block has been added to the pillar.
Please note that the overall diameter is approximately 22 inches, while the base is 12 by 12 inches.
Please note that the horse's left facing ear is missing.
Please note that this lot was retailed by George Shipley and probably from Providence, Rhode Island. Provenance as follows: Keno Auctions, May 2, 2010, lot 617.
Please note the date of this work is 1910.
Please note this work is attributed to John Orne Johnson Frost and the date is circa 1919.
Please not that while the catlogue lists this lot as '22' it is actually lot 422.