American Furniture, Folk and Decorative Arts

Freeman's
Philadelphia

Date of the auction: 12.11.2019

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American School 19th century Portrait of Benjamin Franklin (1705-1790) Oil on canvas, framed. 24 in. x 19 in. (sight

Lot #: 1

Estimate: US$1,000 - US$2,000

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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Anglo-Continental School 18th/19th century Portrait miniature of Benjamin Franklin (1705-1790) in a fur hat Watercolor on paper, the reverse inscribed "Garthe 4373 Sir...Benj. Franklin", framed. 2 1/4 in. x 1 3/4 in. PROVENANCE: Private collection, Pennsylvania

Lot #: 2

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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Sterling silver open-face pocket watch A. Hollisone, Liverpool, England, circa 1820 With sterling silver case, marked with indistinct English hallmark, and having paper label to interior "Lewis R. Broomall Clock & Watch Maker & Jeweller No. 110 N. 2nd St. 2nd door bel. Race Philada", the brass watch

Lot #: 3

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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A Benjamin Franklin owned Chart of the Gulf Stream, Remarques Sur la Navigation de Terre-Neuve a New -York afin d'eviter les Courrants et les bas-fonds au Sud de Nantucket et du Banc de George George-Louis Le Rouge, Paris, circa 1783 Engraving on period French watermarked laid paper, framed. Plate

Lot #: 4

Estimate: US$20,000 - US$30,000

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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Group of four household items 18th/19th century Comprising a brass wax seal for Delaware County, Pennsylvania; a French seal depicting a profile portrait of Benjamin Franklin, inscribed "Benjamin Franklin ne a Boston le 17 Janvier 1706/Mort a Philadelphie an 1790"; a papier-mâché snuff box depicting

Lot #: 5

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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Group of five carved wood, ivory, and brass-inlaid snuff boxes English, late 18th/early 19th century L: 6 in. (longest) PROVENANCE: Collection of the late Hans U. Jahn, Charlottesville, VA

Lot #: 6

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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French silver key-wind open face pocket watch Gaiyarenques a Lavaur, first half 19th century White enamel face inscribed "Gaiyarenques a Lavaur"; the back cover engraved with a portrait of Admiral John Paul Jones and inscribed "L'Admiral Jones/Celebre Marin ne en Ecosse 1747-1792"; the reverse of

Lot #: 7

Estimate: US$500 - US$800

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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Pair of Nuremberg engraved brass candlesticks German, circa 1650 Marked to bases. H: 8 1/2 in. PROVENANCE: Collection of the late Hans U. Jahn, Charlottesville, VA

Lot #: 8

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

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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Two William & Mary carved oak joint stools with drop leaves English, late 17th/18th century H: 20 in. W: 12 in. L: 23 1/2 in. (largest, closed) PROVENANCE: Collection of the late Hans U. Jahn, Charlottesville, VA

Lot #: 9

Estimate: US$600 - US$1,000

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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William & Mary walnut dressing table 18th century and later Together with a William & Mary walnut joint stool. H: 29 in. W: 21 1/4 in. L: 36 in. PROVENANCE: Philadelphia collection

Lot #: 10

Estimate: US$1,000 - US$1,500

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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Three Spanish Colonial silver repoussé rectangular sideboard dishes Possibly Potosi, Bolivia, early 18th century One gilt-washed, each with floral motifs and decorated with various animals including birds and dogs; the gilt-washed example with engraved crown over "S" on underside; no visible marks

Lot #: 11

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

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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Spanish Colonial covered hierbera Possibly Bolivia or Peru, late 18th century Of oblong form, with shell-form feet, the body and lids engraved with rococo motifs and dogs; struck twice with "AR" mark. H: 6 in. L: 6 in. Weight: 17.175 oz. t. PROVENANCE: Collection of the late Hans U. Jahn

Lot #: 12

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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Group of four Spanish Colonial silver candlesticks South American, 17th/18th century Including a pair; no visible marks. H: 9 in. (tallest) Total weight: 71.725 oz. t. PROVENANCE: Collection of the late Hans U. Jahn, Charlottesville, VA

Lot #: 13

Estimate: US$2,500 - US$3,500

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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Carved oak coffer English, late 17th century H: 22 in. W: 15 in. L: 49 1/2 in. PROVENANCE: Collection of the late Hans U. Jahn, Charlottesville, VA

Lot #: 14

Estimate: US$600 - US$800

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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Pair of Spanish Colonial silver chargers Guatemala City, Guatemala, late 18th century With beaded and scalloped rims, inscribed "Da Ma Ita. Castillo" to underside of rims; marked with Santiago on horseback between two volcanos and 'de busto' crown, and maker's mark "Do Angulo." Dia: 8 1/2 in. Total

Lot #: 15

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

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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Spanish Colonial silver oblong serving dish South American, possibly Bolivia or Peru, late 18th century The rim decorated with leaf motifs, the handles in the form of lion heads with foliage-form rings; no visible marks. L: 16 1/2 in. W: 11 1/2 in. Weight: 43.015 oz. t. PROVENANCE: Collection of the

Lot #: 16

Estimate: US$1,000 - US$2,000

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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Two Spanish Colonial silver drinking vessels Probably Bolivia or Peru, late 18th/19th century The footed example with lobed sides, registers with floral designs at rim, and handles in the form of birds on branches; the second example with handles in the form of Pre-Columbian figures. H: 2 1/2 in

Lot #: 17

Estimate: US$600 - US$800

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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Spanish Colonial silver footed drinking vessel Guatemala City, Guatemala, late 18th century With register of floral motifs at rim and handles in the form of foliage; underside marked with Santiago on horseback between two volcanos and 'de busto' crown; maker's mark rubbed. H: 2 1/2 in. Dia: 5 in

Lot #: 18

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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Group of ten Spanish Colonial silver and pewter chargers, dishes and mug Central or South American, late 18th century The largest charger with scalloped rim, marked "Berastigue" and "SLR" to underside; a pair of round chargers with indistinct inscriptions "qs'qe" to underside; a round charger

Lot #: 19

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

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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Two silver, brass, and iron chatelaines Possibly Spanish Colonial, 18th/19th century The first, of silver, with vinaigrette to one end and a metal razor to the other end, with cast animal to handle; the second, of brass and iron, bearing two picks to one end and tweezers and ear scoop to other end

Lot #: 20

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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Two leather bags with silver studs and milagros South American, probably Peru, late 19th/early 20th century One bag with Peruvian coat of arms, milagros in the form of various animals and shapes, and Peruvian coins. 5 1/2 in. x 4 3/4 in. (larger, excluding strap) PROVENANCE: Brunk Auctions

Lot #: 21

Estimate: US$500 - US$800

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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Group of four silver and gold tupus Andean Region, South America, three pre-17th century and one likely 18th century Comprising three silver and/or silver alloy examples, categorized as broadly Andean, possibly Inca or Wari, pre-17th century; and a gold pierced repoussé example, displaying a bird

Lot #: 22

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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German parcel-gilt silver cup of Germantown interest Underside inscribed and dated "Benj Lehman 1801" Engraved with floral motifs surrounding three cartouches bearing religious imagery: memento mori scene with angel, skull, and hourglass; a figure holding flaming heart with earthly treasures; and a

Lot #: 23

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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Silver porringer Inscribed and dated, "Mary Francis Parker from Abbott Lawrence dec. 10 1833" Apparently unmarked. Weight: 7.190 oz. t

Lot #: 24

Estimate: US$500 - US$800

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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Queen Anne beech chest-on-stand first half 18th century H: 64 in. W: 43 1/4 in. D: 24 1/2 in. PROVENANCE: The estate of a Virginia collector

Lot #: 25

Estimate: US$2,000 - US$2,500

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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Tooled leather key basket Virginia, North or South Carolina, mid-19th century H: 6 1/2 in. L: 5 7/8 in. PROVENANCE: Mooreland Farms, Hickory Grove Road, Bennettsville, South Carolina. Purchased at Moreland family estate sale, 1999

Lot #: 26

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

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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Queen Anne walnut slant-front desk Virginia, circa 1730-1740 H: 40 in. W: 21 1/2 in. L: 38 in. PROVENANCE: Collection of the late Hans U. Jahn, Charlottesville, VA

Lot #: 27

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

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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Group of eight brass tobacco or snuff boxes English, Dutch, and American, 17th-19th century Of varying forms and variously engraved and dated, one showing Native Americans cultivating tobacco, inscribed "Corn Willson 1772 , another, inscribed , "J.B. Jones Shomokin, PA America 1899." L: 4 1/2 in

Lot #: 28

Estimate: US$1,000 - US$2,000

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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Collection of sixteen pewter, steel, brass, and iron tobacco and snuff boxes and other various scent-related articles Most English, 18th/19th century L: 6 1/2 in. (longest) PROVENANCE: Collection of the late Hans U. Jahn, Charlottesville, VA

Lot #: 29

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

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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Group of seven inlaid and decorated tortoiseshell, ivory, horn, wood, and metal snuff/patch boxes English and Continental, late 17th-early 19th century Comprising three tortoiseshell examples with silver and brass inlaid devices. L: 4 in. (longest) PROVENANCE: Collection of the late Hans U. Jahn

Lot #: 30

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

Date: 12 Nov 2019