Americana, Furniture, Folk Art, Silver, Chinese Export and Prints

Sotheby's
New York

Date of the auction: 24.01.2022

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Paul Revere

Property from the Collection of Ambassador J. William Middendorf IIPaul Revere1735 - 1818St. Andrew's Lodge Notification (Brigham Plate 63) Engraving, 1784, signed in ink by Paul Revere and with additional ink inscriptions on recto and verso, on laid paper, framedsheet approx.: 191 by 150 mm 7 1/2

Lot #: 1551

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

Date: 24 Jan 2022

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Paul Revere

Property from the Collection of Ambassador J. William Middendorf IIPaul Revere1735 - 1818America in Distress (Brigham Plate 46) Etching, 1775, the frontispiece for the Royal American Magazine, on laid paper, framedplate: 175 by 120 mm 6 7/8 by 4 3/4 in; sheet: 220 by 135 mm 8 5/8 by 5 3/8 inframed

Lot #: 1552

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

Date: 24 Jan 2022

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Robert Aitken

Property from the Collection of Ambassador J. William Middendorf IIRobert Aitken1735 - 1802A Map of the Present Seat of the War on the Border of Canada (Stauffer 6) Engraving, 1775, from the Pennsylvania Magazine, on laid paper, framedsheet: 208 by 291 mm 8 1/4 by 11 1/2 inframed: 243 by 420 mm 9

Lot #: 1553

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

Date: 24 Jan 2022

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Plan of the City of Quebeck

Property from the Collection of Ambassador J. William Middendorf IIWilliam Dunlap & James ParkerPlan of the City of Quebeck Woodblock, circa 1760-61, from Father Abraham’s Almanacoverall: 80 by 130 by 30 mm 3 1/8 by 5 1/8 by 1 inCondition reportA split and associated loss at top, otherwise in

Lot #: 1554

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

Date: 24 Jan 2022

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Hugh Gaine 1726 – 1807

Hugh Gaine1726 - 1807[Battle Scene]Woodblock, circa 1774 overall: 63 by 71 by 19 mm 2 1/2 by 2 7/8 by 3/4 inCondition reportIn good condition apart from a small crack and tiny loss in the lower part of the block. The lot is sold in the condition it is in at the time of sale. The

Lot #: 1555

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

Date: 24 Jan 2022

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French and Indian War, News of Peace Treaty

French and Indian War, News of Peace Treaty Good news of the preliminary articles of peace between England, France and Spain, sign'd the 3d of November, 1762. and also of a compleat victory gain'd over the Austrians and imperialists, by Prince Henry of Prussia, &c. [Portsmouth, n.h.?: no printer

Lot #: 1556

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

Date: 24 Jan 2022

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Samuel Okey

Property from the Collection of Ambassador J. William Middendorf IISamuel Okey1735 - 1810The Reverend James Honyman, A.M. (Stauffer 2372) Mezzotint, 1774, after the painting by Gains, on laid paper, printed by Reak & Okey, Newport, framed plate: 355 by 250 mm 14 by 9 7/8 in; sheet: 362 by 258 mm 14

Lot #: 1557

Estimate: US$5,000 - US$6,000

Date: 24 Jan 2022

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Samuel Okey

Property from the Collection of Ambassador J. William Middendorf IISamuel Okey1735 - 1810Mr. Samuel Adams (Stauffer 2370) Mezzotint, 1775, after the paintings by Mitchell and Copley, on laid paper, printed and published by Charles Reak, Rhode Island, 1775, framedplate: 352 by 248 mm 13 3/4 by 9 3/4

Lot #: 1558

Estimate: US$10,000 - US$12,000

Date: 24 Jan 2022

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Samuel Okey

Property from the Collection of Ambassador J. William Middendorf IISamuel Okey1735 - 1810Mr. Samuel Adams (Stauffer 2370) Mezzotint, 1775, after the paintings by Mitchell and Copley, on laid paper, printed and published by Charles Reak, Rhode Island, 1775, framedsheet: 356 by 252 mm 14 by 9 7/8

Lot #: 1559

Estimate: US$7,000 - US$10,000

Date: 24 Jan 2022

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Edward Savage

Property from the Collection of Ambassador J. William Middendorf IIEdward Savage1761 - 1817George Washington, Esq.R President of the United States of America (Stauffer 2753; Hart 214; Wick 31) Stipple engraving, 1792, on wove paper, published by Savage in 1792, framedsheet: 196 by 134 mm 7 3/4 by 5

Lot #: 1560

Estimate: US$8,000 - US$10,000

Date: 24 Jan 2022

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David Edwin

Property from the Collection of Ambassador J. William Middendorf IIDavid Edwin1776 - 1841General George Washington (Stauffer 903; Hart 701b; Wick 86) Stipple engraving printed in colors, 1800, after the painting by Rembrandt Peale, from the edition re-issued by Henry S. Tanner, Philadelphia, circa

Lot #: 1561

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

Date: 24 Jan 2022

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After Gilbert Stuart

Property from the Collection of Ambassador J. William Middendorf IIAfter Gilbert StuartGeneral Washington (See Hart 285; Wick fig. 40) Engraving, circa 1800, by Waterman Lilly Ormsby, on wove paper, framed sight: 506 by 331 mm 19 7/8 by 13 inframed: 746 by 565 mm 29 1/4 by 22 1/4 inCondition

Lot #: 1562

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 24 Jan 2022

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James Akin

Property from the Collection of Ambassador J. William Middendorf IIJames Akin1763 - 1846America lamenting her Loss at the Tomb of General Washington... (Stauffer 22; Hart 147; Wick 70) Etching and engraving, 1800, on laid paper, designed, printed and published by Akin and Harrison, Philadelphia

Lot #: 1563

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

Date: 24 Jan 2022

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Edwin M. Stanton, ALS informing Welles of the time and place of the first...

Stanton, Edwin M. Autograph letter signed ("Edwin M. Stanton") to secretary of the Navy Gideon Welles, announcing the first cabinet meeting of the Andrew Johnson administration One page (203 x 134 mm) on a bifolium of War Department letterhead, Washington, 21 April 1865, docketed by Welles on the

Lot #: 1564

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

Date: 24 Jan 2022

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The Lambert Family Fine and Rare Pilgrim Century Paint-Decorated Joined Oak...

Property of a Wilmington Delaware CollectorThe Lambert Family Fine and Rare Pilgrim Century Paint-Decorated Joined Oak and Pine Chest of DrawersEssex County, MassachusettsCirca 1690 The chest with incised initials I L on the front of the top drawer for the first owner, Jane Lambert.With typed label

Lot #: 1565

Estimate: US$6,000 - US$8,000

Date: 24 Jan 2022

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A London Delftware Polychrome Tulip Charger, Circa 1660

A London Delftware Polychrome Tulip ChargerCirca 1660 boldly painted with three tulips and leafy sprays of chrysanthemum within a yellow line and blue dash border, the underside painted with the letter L or T.diameter 13 7/8 in.35.3 cmCondition reportTo request a

Lot #: 1566

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

Date: 24 Jan 2022

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Fine and Rare William and Mary Walnut Gateleg Table, Rhode Island, Circa 1730

Property from a Private Collection, New YorkFine and Rare William and Mary Walnut Gateleg TableRhode IslandCirca 1730 Height 29 1/4 in. by Width 50 1/4 in. by Depth 21 in. (closed); Depth 56 1/4 in. (open)Condition reportTo request a

Lot #: 1567

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

Date: 24 Jan 2022

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An English Delftware Blue and White Porringer, Circa 1730

An English Delftware Blue and White PorringerCirca 1730 affixed with a seven lobed pierced handle, painted around the exterior with oak leaves, the center of the interior with a foliate sprig beneath a scalloped border around the rim.width 5 3/4 in.14.6 cmCondition reportTo request a

Lot #: 1568

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

Date: 24 Jan 2022

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English William and Mary Turned and Joined Oak ‘High-Low’ Stretcher Table...

Property from a Private New York CollectionEnglish William and Mary Turned and Joined Oak ‘High-Low’ Stretcher TableEarly 18th Century Height 27 3/4 in. by Width 34 1/2 in. by Depth 22 1/2 in.Condition reportTo request a

Lot #: 1569

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 24 Jan 2022

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Very Fine and Rare Queen Anne Wooden Doll, Mid-18th Century

Property of a Private Pennsylvania CollectorVery Fine and Rare Queen Anne Wooden DollMid-18th Century Painted with glass eyes, hair, and elaborate costume.Height 22 1/2 in.Condition reportTo request a

Lot #: 1570

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

Date: 24 Jan 2022

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Fine Queen Anne Cherrywood Flat-Top High Chest of Drawers, Boston...

Property from a Private Collection, Ormond Beach, FloridaFine Queen Anne Cherrywood Flat-Top High Chest of DrawersBoston, MassachusettsCirca 1740 Appears to retain its original cast brass hardware. Retains a dark historic surface. Drops replaced.Height 71 1/2 in. by Width 38 1/4 in. by Depth 19 3/4

Lot #: 1571

Estimate: US$5,000 - US$8,000

Date: 24 Jan 2022

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Jonathan Mulliken

Property from the Collection of Ambassador J. William Middendorf IIJonathan Mulliken1746 - 1782The Bloody Massacre perpetrated in King Street Boston on March 5th 1770 by a party of ye 29th Reg't (See Brigham Plate 15) Handcolored engraving, circa 1770, after Paul Revere, on laid paper, framedsheet

Lot #: 1572

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

Date: 24 Jan 2022

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The Order of the Cincinnati: A rare American enameled gold Eagle attributed...

Property from the John B. Schorsch CollectionThe Order of the Cincinnati: A rare American enameled gold Eagleattributed to Jeremiah Andrews, Philadelphia, 1784-91, Norfolk, VA, 1791-1817 Obv. Head left, white enamel head with down-curved beak, red enamel eye, neck with champlevé V lines

Lot #: 1573

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

Date: 24 Jan 2022

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Pair of American Silver Scrollback Tablespoons, Paul Revere Jr., Boston...

Pair of American Silver Scrollback TablespoonsPaul Revere Jr., BostonCirca 1775 with rounded ends and scrollback bowls, bright-cut wrigglework borders, the terminals engraved with contemporary script initials G.Geach marked on lower stems pellet REVERE capitals in rectangle, (Kane mark B)3 oz 10

Lot #: 1574

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

Date: 24 Jan 2022

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American silver caster, maker's mark HB conjoined possibly for Henricus...

American silver castermaker's mark HB conjoined possibly for Henricus Boelen II, New Yorkcirca 1725 of pear form with molded girdle, engraved with later monograms C.M.P., M.T.M., E.D.S. and crest, the bayonet-fixed domed cover pierced and engraved with linked quatrefoils, banded baluster

Lot #: 1575

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

Date: 24 Jan 2022

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American or English School

American or English Schoollate 18th-early 19th centuryConstruction of a Country Estate watercolor and graphite on paper7 3/8 in. by 11 5/8 in.indistinctly signed on reverseCondition reportTo request a

Lot #: 1576

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

Date: 24 Jan 2022

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Chippendale Carved and Figured Mahogany and Parcel Gilt Looking Glass...

Property of a Private Florida CollectorChippendale Carved and Figured Mahogany and Parcel Gilt Looking GlassEnglandCirca 1765 Height 47 3/4 in. by Width 24 1/4 in.Condition reportTo request a

Lot #: 1577

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

Date: 24 Jan 2022

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Fine and Rare Set of Four Chippendale Shell-Carved Walnut Side Chairs...

Property from the Estate of S. Hallock du Pont, Jr.Fine and Rare Set of Four Chippendale Shell-Carved Walnut Side ChairsPhiladelphia, PennsylvaniaCirca 1765 Each with shell-carved crest and apron with openwork baluster splat over trapezoidal drop-seat on cabriole legs and ball and claw feet. Height

Lot #: 1578

Estimate: US$5,000 - US$8,000

Date: 24 Jan 2022

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Very Fine Chippendale Serpentine-Top Tilt-Top Tea Table, possibly by...

Property from a Maryland CollectorChippendale Serpentine-Top Tilt-Top Tea TablePossibly by Nathaniel Gould (1734-1781)Salem, MassachusettsCirca 1785 Retains a dark rich surface.Height 27 3/8 in. by Width 33 1/3 in. by Depth 34 in.Condition reportTo request a

Lot #: 1579

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

Date: 24 Jan 2022

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Chippendale Carved Mahogany Tall Case Clock, Works by James Warne, London...

Property of a Philadelphia CollectorChippendale Carved Mahogany Tall Case ClockWorks by James Warne, London (1760-1775)Case from Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaCirca 1760 Retains a dark historic surface. Lacking feet and finial plinths.Height 98 3/4 in. by Width 22 3/8 in. by Depth 11 1/2 in.Condition

Lot #: 1580

Estimate: US$5,000 - US$8,000

Date: 24 Jan 2022