American Furniture, Folk and Decorative Arts

Freeman's
Philadelphia

Date of the auction: 12.11.2019

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Manner of Raphaelle Peale (1774-1825) Portrait miniature of a gentleman, said to be Joseph Wharton of Philadelphia, PA, late 18th century The obverse with iridescent enamel backing with hair work sprays decorated with seed pearls and gold threads, surrounding a blue enamel roundel bearing seed

Lot #: 61

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

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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American School 19th century Portrait miniature of a lady with bonnet, early 19th century With indistinct inscription to reverse of case, "Miniature of...Caldwell (Rachel Bishop?)...of...Pauses Webb."; watercolor on ivory, red leather case. 2 3/4 in. x 2 1/4 in. (sight) PROVENANCE: Private

Lot #: 62

Estimate: US$400 - US$600

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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English School 19th century Portrait miniature of Joseph Smith, circa 1837 With paper backings inscribed, "Joseph Smith Husband of Ann Smith and Father of Charles Smith aged 35 years Oct. 21st 1837/ Joseph Smith born Cranbrook Kent Charles Smith born Allerton Kent", watercolor on ivory, framed. 2

Lot #: 63

Estimate: US$400 - US$600

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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Attributed to William Verstille (1757-1803) Portrait miniature of a young girl Watercolor on ivory, gilt case. 1 1/2 in. x 1 1/4 in. (sight) PROVENANCE: Private collection, Pennsylvania

Lot #: 64

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

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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American School 19th century Three works: Germantown and Philadelphia Views Watercolor and ink on paper, the first, inscribed, "Old Indian Queen Tavern Fifth Above Chestnut St. East Side Drawn by Gen. Sully 1833" with an additional note, "Copied from a copy in Bement Collection by J.M.K. 1896." the

Lot #: 65

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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Miniature Chippendale walnut chest late 18th century Shaped apron, on bracket feet. H: 8 1/2 in. W: 8 1/4 in. L: 13 1/2 in. PROVENANCE: Collection of the late Hans U. Jahn, Charlottesville, VA

Lot #: 66

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

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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James Peale (1749-1831) Portrait miniature of a gentleman believed to be Sebastian Bauman, dated "1795" Signed and dated, "JP 1795", l.r.; watercolor on ivory, gilt case with hair work to obverse and gold cipher "SB." 2 3/4 in. x 2 1/4 in. (sight) PROVENANCE: Private collection, Pennsylvania

Lot #: 67

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

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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Pair of Chippendale walnut side chairs Philadelphia, PA, late 18th century With Gothic splats, on Marlborough legs. H: 38 in. PROVENANCE: Property of a Delaware estate

Lot #: 68

Estimate: US$600 - US$800

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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Chippendale mahogany tilt-top candlestand Philadelphia, PA, circa 1770 Dish top, birdcage, with suppressed ball support, on pad feet. H: 26 3/4 in. Dia: 19 in. PROVENANCE: Collection of the late Hans U. Jahn, Charlottesville, VA

Lot #: 69

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

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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Chippendale carved mahogany secretary bookcase Possibly Boston, MA, circa 1780 Accompanied by a brass plaque once installed to interior inscribed "This Desk once the property of Johannes Cornelis Cuyler of Albany (born Dec. 5th 1766, died Oct. 25th 1828), was saved during the fire which destroyed

Lot #: 70

Estimate: US$8,000 - US$12,000

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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Group of six rare "trumpet base" candlesticks English, mid-17th century H: 7 1/2 in. (tallest) PROVENANCE: Collection of the late Hans U. Jahn, Charlottesville, VA

Lot #: 71

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

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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Group of six brass candlesticks German or Flemish, 16th/17th century Including a turned brass pricket candlestick. H: 12 in. (tallest) PROVENANCE: Collection of the late Hans U. Jahn, Charlottesville, VA

Lot #: 72

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

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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Group of twelve Continental brass candlesticks Dutch, Flemish, and Spanish, 17th century H: 9 in. PROVENANCE: Collection of the late Hans U. Jahn, Charlottesville, VA

Lot #: 73

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

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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Federal carved mahogany side chair Attributed to Daniel Trotter (1747-1800), Philadelphia, PA, circa 1790 With four pierced splats, each with central plume motif, the top of the curved stiles carved with foliate devices. H: 38 in. PROVENANCE: By direct descent from Philadelphia merchant, Nathan

Lot #: 74

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

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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Chippendale mahogany drop-leaf table Massachusetts, circa 1780 Shaped apron, cabriole legs, ball-and-claw feet. H: 28 in. W: 16 1/2 in. L: 48 in. PROVENANCE: Pittsburgh Family Collection

Lot #: 75

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

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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Group of six household wares 18th/19th century Comprising three Chinese Export porcelain tea caddies with floral motifs and scenic view, 18th century; a G1-51 molded glass Washington Taylor flask, Dyottville Glass Works, Philadelphia, PA, 19th century; a blown and etched glass flask with bird and

Lot #: 76

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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Chippendale figured maple tall chest New England, late 18th century H: 68 1/2 in. W: 38 in. D: 19 1/2 in. PROVENANCE: Pittsburgh Family Collection

Lot #: 77

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

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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Group of seventeen glass tablewares Most English, 18th/early 19th century Comprising seven wine glasses, many with colored and opaque twist stems; six cut, etched, and turned flip cups and beakers of varying sizes; and four small molded liquor decanters bearing various enameled liquor labels

Lot #: 78

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

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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Group of seven glass tablewares English and American, 18th/19th century Including three decanters, a molded flask, creamer, covered sugar dish, and a glass cloche. H: 12 in. (tallest) PROVENANCE: Pittsburgh Family Collection

Lot #: 79

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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Group of six silver and cowrie shell-mounted snuff and patch boxes American and Continental makers, 18th/19th century Comprising two cowrie shell-mounted snuff boxes, the larger engraved with eagle, patriotic shield, and banner reading "Commerce and Freedom", the smaller box inscribed "USJ

Lot #: 80

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

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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Federal three-piece silver tea service John McMullin (1765-1843), Philadelphia, PA, circa 1805 Urn-form, with reeded bodies and band of engraved foliage motifs and laurel cartouche bearing monograms: teapot and creamer inscribed "JMJ" and sugar bowl inscribed "JED". H: 11 1/2 in. (tallest) Total

Lot #: 81

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

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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Silver punch ladle Standish Barry (1763-1844), Baltimore, MD, circa 1790 The end of handle with bright-cut cartouche surrounding engraved armorial crest. L: 14 in. Weight: 7.055 oz. t. PROVENANCE: Private collection, Pennsylvania

Lot #: 82

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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Map of the United States with the contiguous British & Spanish Possessions Compiled from the latest & best authorities. Philadelphia John Melish (Scottish/American 1771-1822) First Edition, 5th State (Ristow), 1816 Engraved folding map by J. Vallance and H.S. Tanner, in 40 sections mounted on linen

Lot #: 83

Estimate: US$15,000 - US$25,000

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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After Samuel McIntire (1757-1811) Carved and painted Federal-style gateposts and gate modeled after the Peirce-Nichol House gate, Salem, Massachusetts, circa 1925 Swagged-urns with flame finials on squared posts enclose an arched gate. H: 109 in. L: 95 in. (approx.) PROVENANCE: Made for consignor's

Lot #: 84

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

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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Attributed to Cephas Thompson (1775-1856) Portraits of Mr. and Mrs. Smith, Baltimore, MD, dated "1828" Graphite inscription with date on verso, oil on panel, framed. 27 in. x 22 in. (sight) PROVENANCE: Descent in the family of the sitters until acquisition by the consignor

Lot #: 85

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

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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Federal inlaid mahogany sideboard Baltimore, MD, circa 1800 H: 38 1/2 in. W: 26 in. L: 65 in. PROVENANCE: The estate of a Virginia collector

Lot #: 86

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

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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Rare Chinese Export porcelain Hunt bowl circa 1780 H: 5 3/4 in. Dia: 14 in. PROVENANCE: Private collection, Pennsylvania Purportedly by descent from Colonel Thomas Sheppard, a Revolutionary War figure and later a China trade merchant to the Homan family of Philadelphia

Lot #: 87

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

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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Chinese Export porcelain bowl with the arms of Rattray of Scotland circa 1755 The body bearing arms to two sides, with the motto "Ex Hoc Victoria Signo"; the rim decorated with red and gilt vine border, the interior well decorated with pomegranates on branch. H: 4 in. Dia: 9 1/4 in. PROVENANCE

Lot #: 88

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

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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Large Chinese Export porcelain punch bowl 18th century The sides decorated with birds on branches and landscape scenes with figures in pavilions, all surrounded by floral motifs. H: 6 3/4 in. Dia: 15 1/2 in. PROVENANCE: Private collection, Pennsylvania

Lot #: 89

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

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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Group of fourteen Chinese Export porcelain 'Arms of New York' tablewares circa 1800 Comprising two luncheon plates, seven saucers, a teabowl, and four teacups. Dia: 8 in. (luncheon plates

Lot #: 90

Estimate: US$1,500 - US$3,000

Date: 12 Nov 2019