A New Dimension of Tradition: Important American Folk Art, Proceeds of the Sale to Benefit a New Folk Art Initiative at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Sotheby's
New York

Date of the auction: 25.01.2020

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FEDERAL BLUE AND WHITE PAINT-DECORATED PINE STAND, NEW YORK STATE, CIRCA 1860

FEDERAL BLUE AND WHITE PAINT-DECORATED PINE STAND, NEW YORK STATE, CIRCA 1860 fitted with a Chinese Checkers game board top.Height 26 ¾ in. by Width 22 ¾ in. by Depth 18 ¼ in

Lot #: 1401

Estimate: US$1,200 - US$1,500

Date: 25 Jan 2020

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LARGE PAPIER-MACHE STANDING PIG WITH WHITE AND BLACK PAINT DECORATION...

LARGE PAPIER-MACHE STANDING PIG WITH WHITE AND BLACK PAINT DECORATION, CIRCA 1942 with one leather eye, supported on a red painted tin can affixed to a wooden platform base. Height 25 in. by Width 48 in. by Depth 16 in

Lot #: 1402

Estimate: US$3,000 - US$5,000

Date: 25 Jan 2020

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PAUL A. SEIFERT | FARM LANDSCAPE

PAUL A. SEIFERT 1840 - 1921FARM LANDSCAPE watercolor on paper 1919 22 ¼ by 27 ¼ in. inscribed and dated on verso $2.25, J.H.Rasqu.. April 3, 1919

Lot #: 1403

Estimate: US$10,000 - US$15,000

Date: 25 Jan 2020

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CHIPPENDALE GREEN AND RED PAINTED PINE BLANKET CHEST, PENNSYLVANIA, CIRCA 1800

CHIPPENDALE GREEN AND RED PAINTED PINE BLANKET CHEST, PENNSYLVANIA, CIRCA 1800 retains original wrought iron key. Height 29 ¾ in. by Width 53 in. by Depth 23 ¼ in

Lot #: 1404

Estimate: US$2,000 - US$3,000

Date: 25 Jan 2020

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EDWARD HICKS | PORTRAIT OF ANDREW JACKSON

EDWARD HICKS 1780 - 1849PORTRAIT OF ANDREW JACKSON oil on canvas laid on boardcirca 183221 ½ by 19 ¾ in

Lot #: 1405

Estimate: US$120,000 - US$180,000

Date: 25 Jan 2020

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GROUP OF FIVE CARVED AND PAINT-DECORATED WOODEN WALKING STICKS, LATE 19TH...

GROUP OF FIVE CARVED AND PAINT-DECORATED WOODEN WALKING STICKS, LATE 19TH CENTURY AND EARLY 20TH CENTURY Height of tallest 42 in

Lot #: 1406

Estimate: US$600 - US$800

Date: 25 Jan 2020

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GROUP OF FOUR CARVED AND DECORATED WOODEN WALKING STICKS, GARY HARGIS...

GROUP OF FOUR CARVED AND DECORATED WOODEN WALKING STICKS, GARY HARGIS, SOMERSET, KENTUCKY, LATE 20TH CENTURY each inscribed with the artist's name near end of shaft, with decoupage, painted, and applied decoration. One cane inscribed JESUS ... THE ROSE OF SHARON, THE LILLY OF THE VALLEY HARGIS 1993

Lot #: 1407

Estimate: US$400 - US$800

Date: 25 Jan 2020

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GROUP OF THREE CARVED AND PAINT-DECORATED WOOD WALKING STICKS, LATE 19TH...

GROUP OF THREE CARVED AND PAINT-DECORATED WOOD WALKING STICKS, LATE 19TH AND EARLY 20TH CENTURY Height of tallest 44 in

Lot #: 1408

Estimate: US$400 - US$600

Date: 25 Jan 2020

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TWO CARVED AND PAINTED WOODEN WALKING STICKS, LATE 19TH AND EARLY 20TH CENTURY

TWO CARVED AND PAINTED WOODEN WALKING STICKS, LATE 19TH AND EARLY 20TH CENTURY together with a child's wood and velvet hobby horse. (3 pieces) Lengths 36 in

Lot #: 1409

Estimate: US$600 - US$800

Date: 25 Jan 2020

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INVERTED BALUSTER-FORM WIRE-WORK BASKET, LATE 19TH CENTURY

INVERTED BALUSTER-FORM WIRE-WORK BASKET, LATE 19TH CENTURY Canes not included. Height 29 in., Diameter 18 in

Lot #: 1410

Estimate: US$100 - US$200

Date: 25 Jan 2020

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VERY FINE AND RARE FULL-BODIED MOLDED COPPER SQUIRREL WEATHERVANE...

VERY FINE AND RARE FULL-BODIED MOLDED COPPER SQUIRREL WEATHERVANEATTRIBUTED TO CUSHING & WHITE OR L.W. CUSHING AND SONS (ACTIVE 1865-1933) WALTHAM, MASSACHUSETTS, CIRCA 1870-85 Height 17 ¾ in. by Length 24 in. by Depth 6 in

Lot #: 1411

Estimate: US$150,000 - US$250,000

Date: 25 Jan 2020

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JOHN SCHOLL | EXCEPTIONAL CELEBRATION WHIMSY

JOHN SCHOLLEXCEPTIONAL CELEBRATION WHIMSY1827-1916GERMANIA, PENNSYLVANIA, CIRCA 1910 Height 89 in. by Width 28 in. by Depth 23 in

Lot #: 1412

Estimate: US$60,000 - US$80,000

Date: 25 Jan 2020

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FINE AND RARE YELLOW COMB-DECORATED AND PAINTED PINE 'TREE OF LIFE' BLANKET...

FINE AND RARE YELLOW COMB-DECORATED AND PAINTED PINE 'TREE OF LIFE' BLANKET CHEST, NEW ENGLAND, EARLY 19TH CENTURY The six-board chest having a rectangular top with canted edge and rabbet joinery: the rectangular hinged top opening to an interior fitted with a till above a conforming case, the case

Lot #: 1413

Estimate: US$25,000 - US$35,000

Date: 25 Jan 2020

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AMERICAN SCHOOL, 19TH CENTURY | PORTRAIT OF A FIVE-MASTED SCHOONER

AMERICAN SCHOOL, 19TH CENTURY PORTRAIT OF A FIVE-MASTED SCHOONER oil on artist board circa 1850-75 18 by 22 in

Lot #: 1414

Estimate: US$4,000 - US$6,000

Date: 25 Jan 2020

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AMERICAN SCHOOL, 19TH CENTURY | PAIR OF FOLK PORTRAITS OF HUSBAND AND WIFE

AMERICAN SCHOOL, 19TH CENTURYNew EnglandPAIR OF FOLK PORTRAITS OF HUSBAND AND WIFE pastel on papercirca 1815-20Each 19 by 13 in

Lot #: 1415

Estimate: US$3,000 - US$5,000

Date: 25 Jan 2020

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EXCEPTIONAL HOLLOW MOLDED AND GILT COPPER GRASSHOPPER WEATHERVANE...

EXCEPTIONAL HOLLOW MOLDED AND GILT COPPER GRASSHOPPER WEATHERVANEATTRIBUTED TO L.W. CUSHING & SONSWALTHAM, MASSACHUSETTS, CIRCA 1883 Together with cast-iron directionals. (3 pieces) Height with stand 37 in., Height 10 in., Length 41 in

Lot #: 1416

Estimate: US$100,000 - US$150,000

Date: 25 Jan 2020

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CARVED AND POLYCHROME-PAINTED PINE 'CLOTHING IRON' TRADE SIGN, EARLY 20TH...

CARVED AND POLYCHROME-PAINTED PINE 'CLOTHING IRON' TRADE SIGN, EARLY 20TH CENTURY Height 16 in. by Width 31 in. by Depth 17 in

Lot #: 1417

Estimate: US$4,000 - US$6,000

Date: 25 Jan 2020

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AMERICAN ALUMINUM-MOUNTED CARVED AND PAINTED PINE PAINTBRUSH TRADE SIGN...

AMERICAN ALUMINUM-MOUNTED CARVED AND PAINTED PINE PAINTBRUSH TRADE SIGN, CIRCA 1935 Height 31 in. by Width 19 in

Lot #: 1418

Estimate: US$1,500 - US$2,500

Date: 25 Jan 2020

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ORANGE AND BLACK PAINTED TIN MILLINER'S TRADE SIGN, LATE 19TH CENTURY

ORANGE AND BLACK PAINTED TIN MILLINER'S TRADE SIGN, LATE 19TH CENTURY inscribed PRACTICAL HATTERS on obverse and reverse. Height 12 in. by Width 19 ¼ in

Lot #: 1419

Estimate: US$1,500 - US$2,500

Date: 25 Jan 2020

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AMERICAN TURNED AND POLYCHROME PAINT-DECORATED PINE BARBER POLE, 19TH CENTURY

AMERICAN TURNED AND POLYCHROME PAINT-DECORATED PINE BARBER POLE, 19TH CENTURY Height 34 ½ in., Diameter 3 in

Lot #: 1420

Estimate: US$3,000 - US$5,000

Date: 25 Jan 2020

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LARGE RED-PAINTED SHEET-TIN UMBRELLA TRADE SIGN, EARLY 20TH CENTURY

LARGE RED-PAINTED SHEET-TIN UMBRELLA TRADE SIGN, EARLY 20TH CENTURY Height 8 ft. 1 in

Lot #: 1421

Estimate: US$5,000 - US$7,000

Date: 25 Jan 2020

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CARVED AND POLYCHROME PAINT-DECORATED PINE BIRDHOUSE WITH TROTTING HORSE...

CARVED AND POLYCHROME PAINT-DECORATED PINE BIRDHOUSE WITH TROTTING HORSE WEATHERVANE, PROBABLY VERMONT, CIRCA 1880 Total height 60 in., Height of house 47 in. by Width 26 ¼ in. by Depth 21 in

Lot #: 1422

Estimate: US$5,000 - US$7,000

Date: 25 Jan 2020

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EXCEPTIONAL AND RARE MOLDED SHEET-COPPER AND ZINC FIRE PUMPER AND...

EXCEPTIONAL AND RARE MOLDED SHEET-COPPER AND ZINC FIRE PUMPER AND DOUBLE-HORSE WEATHERVANE, CUSHING & WHITE, WALTHAM, MASSACHUSETTS, CIRCA 1870 Height 28 in. by Width 48 in. by Depth 10 in

Lot #: 1423

Estimate: US$100,000 - US$150,000

Date: 25 Jan 2020

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CAST-IRON ROOSTER WINDMILL WEIGHT, ATTRIBUTED TO ELGIN WINDMILL CO., LATE...

CAST-IRON ROOSTER WINDMILL WEIGHT, ATTRIBUTED TO ELGIN WINDMILL CO., LATE 19TH CENTURY on a cast-iron brick, the tail with molded inscription 10 FT No 2. Height 15 ¾ in. by Length 17 in

Lot #: 1424

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 25 Jan 2020

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AMERICAN SCHOOL 20TH CENTURY | LEGHORN ROOSTER

AMERICAN SCHOOL 20TH CENTURY LEGHORN ROOSTER oil on wood panel 1953 26 ⅜ by 19 ⅜ in. the letter F inscribed within a circle followed by 7/55

Lot #: 1425

Estimate: US$400 - US$600

Date: 25 Jan 2020

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AMERICAN POLYCHROME PAINT-DECORATED SHEET-IRON ROOSTER WEATHERVANE, CIRCA 1870

AMERICAN POLYCHROME PAINT-DECORATED SHEET-IRON ROOSTER WEATHERVANE, CIRCA 1870 Length 32 in. by Width 30 ½ in

Lot #: 1426

Estimate: US$3,000 - US$4,000

Date: 25 Jan 2020

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CAST-IRON AND RED AND WHITE PAINTED BULL WINDMILL WEIGHT, POSSIBLY FAIRBURY...

CAST-IRON AND RED AND WHITE PAINTED BULL WINDMILL WEIGHT, POSSIBLY FAIRBURY WINDMILL COMPANY, FAIRBURY, NEBRASKA, LATE 19TH TO EARLY 20TH CENTURY made for a 10-foot wheel, mounted on a later black-painted wooden base.Height 22 in. by Length 26 in

Lot #: 1427

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 25 Jan 2020

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PAINTED SHEET-IRON INDEX-STYLE HORSE WEATHERVANE, POSSIBLY NEW ENGLAND, MID...

PAINTED SHEET-IRON INDEX-STYLE HORSE WEATHERVANE, POSSIBLY NEW ENGLAND, MID 19TH CENTURY Height 31 ½ in. by Length 33 in

Lot #: 1428

Estimate: US$4,000 - US$6,000

Date: 25 Jan 2020

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VERY FINE FULL-BODIED CAST-IRON FORMAL HORSE WEATHERVANE, CIRCA 1890

VERY FINE FULL-BODIED CAST-IRON FORMAL HORSE WEATHERVANE, CIRCA 1890 the entirety supported on a later iron stand.Height 27 ½ in. by Length 37 ½ in. by Depth 5 ½ in

Lot #: 1429

Estimate: US$12,000 - US$18,000

Date: 25 Jan 2020

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VERY RARE CARVED AND PAINT-DECORATED GIRAFFE PULL-TOY, PROBABLY...

VERY RARE CARVED AND PAINT-DECORATED GIRAFFE PULL-TOY, PROBABLY PENNSYLVANIA, CIRCA 1850-80 Height 36 in. by Length 12 in. by Depth 7 in

Lot #: 1430

Estimate: US$3,000 - US$4,000

Date: 25 Jan 2020