Important Americana

Sotheby's
New York

Date of the auction: 24.01.2022

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An American Silver Chrysanthemum Pattern Dinner Service, Tiffany & Co., New...

An American Silver Chrysanthemum Pattern Dinner ServiceTiffany & Co., New YorkCirca 1902 with flower and foliate borders, engraved with monogram CWR, comprising:Oval centerpiece, with fitted plated linerPair compotesPair oval platters on feetTwo circular platters, in sizesPair oval vegetable

Lot #: 1501

Estimate: US$50,000 - US$80,000

Date: 24 Jan 2022

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Spiridione Gambardella

The Passion of American Collectors: Property of Barbara and Ira LipmanSpiridione Gambardella1812 - 1898George Washington After Gilbert Stuart, 19th centuryoil on canvas30 in. by 25 in.With paper label affixed to stretcher, This picture is a copy by Gambardella, of an original portrait of George

Lot #: 1502

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

Date: 24 Jan 2022

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Neoclassical Cast-Brass and Ormolu-Mounted Mantel Clock, French, Made for...

The Passion of American Collectors: Property of Barbara and Ira LipmanNeoclassical Cast-Brass and Ormolu-Mounted Mantel ClockFrench, Made for the American MarketCirca 1815 Inscription below face reads First in War, First in Peace, First in the Hearts, of his Countrymen. Height 16 in. by Width 10 3/8

Lot #: 1503

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

Date: 24 Jan 2022

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The Important Abell Family Classical Fancy Yellow, Green and and Gold...

Property from the Descendants of the Abell FamilyThe Important Abell Family Classical Fancy Yellow, Green and and Gold Paint-Decorated Klismos Side Chair,Attributed to John Finlay (1777-1851) and/or Hugh Finlay (1781-1831)Baltimore, MarylandCirca 1810-1815 The paint-decorated crest with fantastical

Lot #: 1504

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

Date: 24 Jan 2022

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The Important Abell Family Classical Fancy Yellow, Green and and Gold...

Property from the Descendants of the Abell FamilyThe Important Abell Family Classical Fancy Yellow, Green and and Gold Paint-Decorated Klismos Side ChairAttributed to John Finlay (1777-1851) and/or Hugh Finlay (1781-1831)Baltimore, MarylandCirca 1810-1815 The paint-decorated crest with fantastical

Lot #: 1505

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

Date: 24 Jan 2022

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Exceptional Carved Parcel-Gilt and Paint-Decorated Pine American...

Property of a Private New York State CollectorExceptional Carved Parcel-Gilt and Paint-Decorated Pine American Spread-Winged Eagle Wall Plaque19th Century Height 31 in. by Width 60 3/4 in. by Depth 12 in.Condition reportTo request a

Lot #: 1506

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

Date: 24 Jan 2022

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The Founding Father Henry Marchant Family Important and Exceptionally Rare...

Property from a Private Collection of a Founding Father of Rhode Island and our CountryThe Founding Father Henry Marchant Family Important and Exceptionally Rare Pilgrim Century Joined and Turned Maple, Oak, and Pine Long Tableprobably Newport, Rhode IslandCirca 1680 Table retains its original

Lot #: 1507

Estimate: US$40,000 - US$60,000

Date: 24 Jan 2022

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The Samuel Peckham Silver-Hilted Small Sword, Bennett and Son, London...

Property from a Private Collection of a Founding Father of Rhode Island and our Country The Samuel Peckham Silver-Hilted Small Sword Bennett and Son London, England Circa 1770 Silver locket on original leather scabbard engraved Bennett & Son Royal Exchange. Length 37 in.Condition reportTo request a

Lot #: 1508

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

Date: 24 Jan 2022

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Paul Revere

Property from the Collection of Ambassador J. William Middendorf IIPaul Revere1735 - 1818A View of Part of the Town of Boston in New-England and Brittish Ships of War: Landing Their Troops! 1768 (Brigham Plate 24) Hand-colored engraving with touches of gum arabic, 1770, inscribed in ink 'Cold. by

Lot #: 1509

Estimate: US$600,000 - US$800,000

Date: 24 Jan 2022

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Paul Revere

Property from the Collection of Ambassador J. William Middendorf IIPaul Revere1735 - 1818The Bloody Massacre perpetrated in King Street Boston on March 5th 1770 by a party of the 29th Reg't (Brigham Plate 14) Hand-colored engraving, 1770, the hands on the clock at upper left reading 10:20 (Brigham

Lot #: 1510

Estimate: US$40,000 - US$60,000

Date: 24 Jan 2022

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Amos Doolittle

Property from the Collection of Ambassador J. William Middendorf IIAmos Doolittle1754 - 1832 A Display of the United States of America (Stauffer 521; Hart 840) Stipple engraving with some handcoloring, 1794, a later state, on laid paper, framedsheet: 530 by 426 mm 20 7/8 by 16 3/4 inframed: 833 by

Lot #: 1511

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

Date: 24 Jan 2022

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Charles Willson Peale

Property from the Collection of Ambassador J. William Middendorf IICharles Willson Peale1741 - 1827His Excel: G: Washington Esq: L.L.D. Late Commander in Chief of the Armies of the U.S. of America & President of the Convention of 1787 (Stauffer 2429; Hart 3; Wick 21) Mezzotint, 1787, the final

Lot #: 1512

Estimate: US$30,000 - US$50,000

Date: 24 Jan 2022

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Henry Dawkins

Property from the Collection of Ambassador J. William Middendorf IIHenry Dawkins1713 - 1813Benjamin Lay (Stauffer 461) Etching and engraving, circa 1760, after the painting by W. Williams, on laid paper, framedsheet: 248 by 193 mm 9 3/4 by 7 5/8 inframed: 335 by 280 mm 13 1/8 by 11 inCondition

Lot #: 1513

Estimate: US$15,000 - US$20,000

Date: 24 Jan 2022

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Important Queen Anne Japanned Maple and Pine High Chest of Drawers...

Important Queen Anne Japanned Maple and Pine High Chest of DrawersProbably Japanned by Robert Davis (d. 1739) and William RandleBoston, MassachusettsCirca 1735 Appears to retain its original cast engraved brass hardware.Height 71 in. by Width 40 1/2 in. by Depth 22 3/4 in.Condition reportTo request

Lot #: 1514

Estimate: US$200,000 - US$300,000

Date: 24 Jan 2022

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Important Chippendale Block and Shell-Carved and Figured Mahogany Chest of...

Important Chippendale Block and Shell-Carved and Figured Mahogany Chest of DrawersAttributed to Daniel Spencer (1741-1801)Providence, Rhode IslandCirca 1765 Appears to retain its original cast brass hardware and carrying handles.Height in. by Width in. by Depth in.Condition reportTo request a

Lot #: 1515

Estimate: US$300,000 - US$500,000

Date: 24 Jan 2022

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Very Fine and Rare Chippendale Carved and Figured Mahogany...

Property from the Seidlitz Family CollectionVery Fine and Rare Chippendale Carved and Figured Mahogany Desk-and-Bookcaseattributed to Ichabod Cole (1748-1841)Warren, Rhode IslandCirca 1790 Height 93 1/2 in. by Width 40 1/4 in. by Depth 22 in.Condition reportTo request a

Lot #: 1516

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

Date: 24 Jan 2022

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Thomas Birch

The Passion of American Collectors: Property of Barbara and Ira LipmanThomas Birch1779 - 1851Philadelphia Harbor oil on canvas17 by 24 inches(43.2 by 61 cm)Painted circa 1840

Lot #: 1517

Estimate: US$30,000 - US$50,000

Date: 24 Jan 2022

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Very Fine and Rare Chippendale Carved and Figured Mahogany Pole Screen...

Property from an Important American CollectionVery Fine and Rare Chippendale Carved and Figured Mahogany Pole ScreenCarving attributed to the School of Henry HardcastleNew York, New YorkCirca 1750 Retains original needlework. Finial replaced.Height 59 5/8 in. by Width 18 1/2 in. by Depth 17 3/4

Lot #: 1518

Estimate: US$40,000 - US$60,000

Date: 24 Jan 2022

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Very Fine and Rare Chippendale Carved and Figured Mahogany Five-Leg Games...

Property from an Important Massachusetts CollectionVery Fine and Rare Chippendale Carved and Figured Mahogany Five-Leg Games TableNew YorkCirca 1770 Hinged serpentine top opening to a playing surface fitted with candle reserves and wells, the back rail fitted with what appears to be the original

Lot #: 1519

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

Date: 24 Jan 2022

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Very Fine and Rare Surveyor's Vernier Brass Compass, Frederick Heisely...

Property from an Important American CollectionVery Fine and Rare Surveyor's Vernier Brass CompassFrederick Heisely (1759-1843)Fredericktown, MarylandCirca 1790 Height 14 1/8 in. by Width 6 in.Condition reportTo request a

Lot #: 1520

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

Date: 24 Jan 2022

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Important Chippendale Sulfur Inlaid Walnut Cradle, Lancaster, Pennsylvania...

Property from a Maryland CollectorImportant Chippendale Sulfur Inlaid Walnut CradleLancaster, PennsylvaniaDated 1782 Height 19 in. by Width 26 1/2 in. by Depth 38 5/8 in.Condition reportTo request a

Lot #: 1521

Estimate: US$30,000 - US$50,000

Date: 24 Jan 2022

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Very Fine Fraktur Birth and Baptismal Certificate of Johannes Fasnacht...

Very Fine Fraktur Birth and Baptismal Certificate of Johannes Fasnacht, Johann Heinrich Otto (ca. 1733–ca. 1800), Earl Township, Lancaster County, PennsylvaniaDated June 26, 1775signed Heinrich Otto l.c. The reverse with translated Pennsylvania German. Height 13 in. by Width 16 in.Condition reportTo

Lot #: 1522

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

Date: 24 Jan 2022

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Exceptional Queen Anne Carved and Figured Maple Dressing Table...

Property from an Important Massachusetts CollectionExceptional Queen Anne Carved and Figured Maple Dressing TablePhiladelphia, PennsylvaniaCirca 1760 Appears to retain its original cast brass hardware.Height 32 in. by Width 36 1/2 in. by Depth 21 in.Condition reportTo request a

Lot #: 1523

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

Date: 24 Jan 2022

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Very Fine and Rare Queen Anne Shell-Carved and Figured Walnut Compass Seat...

Property from a Maryland CollectorVery Fine and Rare Queen Anne Shell-Carved and Figured Walnut Compass Seat Side ChairPhiladelphia, PennsylvaniaCirca 1740 Appears to retain its original surface. Chair is marked III and original slip seat is marked IV.Height 42 3/8 in. by Width 20 in. by Depth 16

Lot #: 1524

Estimate: US$40,000 - US$60,000

Date: 24 Jan 2022

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Exceptional Chippendale Carved and Figured Mahogany Dressing Table, Carving...

Property from an Important Massachusetts CollectionExceptional Chippendale Carved and Figured Mahogany Dressing TableCarving Attributed to John Pollard (1740-1787)Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaCirca 1770 Appears to retain its original cast brass hardware.Height 30 1/4 in. by Width 34 in. by Depth 20 3/4

Lot #: 1526

Estimate: US$300,000 - US$500,000

Date: 24 Jan 2022

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Very Fine and Rare Chippendale Mahogany Reverse-Serpentine Chest of...

Property from an Important Massachusetts CollectionVery Fine and Rare Chippendale Mahogany Reverse-Serpentine Chest of DrawersBoston, MassachusettsCirca 1780 Appears to retain its original cast brass hardware.Height 32 3/4 in. by Width 36 in. by Depth 22 in.; Case Width 32 7/8 in.Condition reportTo

Lot #: 1527

Estimate: US$30,000 - US$50,000

Date: 24 Jan 2022

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Charles Willson Peale

Charles Willson Peale1741 - 1827Portrait of Nicholas (Maccubbin) Carroll (1751-1812) watercolor on ivoryAnnapolis, Maryland areacirca 17741 7/16 in. by 1 1/8 in.housed in a copper frame with garnet bezel, the reverse engraved Nicholas Carroll/ 1774 under a small window containing a lock of

Lot #: 1528

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

Date: 24 Jan 2022

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Archibald Robertson

Archibald Robertson1765 - 1835Portrait of Andrew or William Ramsay together with watercolor on glass copies of a pair of portraits of twins Andrew and William Ramsay as young boyswatercolor on ivorydated 17923 1/4 in. by 2 3/8 in.Condition reportTo request a

Lot #: 1529

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

Date: 24 Jan 2022

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The Pearsall Family Japanned Oak and Pine Tall Case Clock, Imported English...

The Pearsall Family Japanned Oak and Pine Tall Case ClockImported English CaseWorks by Thomas Pearsall (1744-1825)New YorkCirca 1765 Silvered Brass Dial engraved Thomas Pearsall New York. Case of English origin.Height 97 5/8 in. by Width 19 1/2 in. by Depth 10 in.Condition reportTo request a

Lot #: 1530

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

Date: 24 Jan 2022

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Very Fine and Rare Chippendale Carved and Figured Mahogany Dressing Table...

Very Fine and Rare Chippendale Carved and Figured Mahogany Dressing TablePhiladelphia, PennsylvaniaCirca 1765 Appears to retains its original cast brass hardware. The underside of the lower left drawer is inscribed with the names SL Orne and WI Kingsley. Marked with an acc. no. 35.26.Height 29 in

Lot #: 1531

Estimate: US$60,000 - US$120,000

Date: 24 Jan 2022