The Collection of Mr. & Mrs. James Grievo

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Date of the auction: 05.05.2012

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Pennsylvania carved and polychrome decorated roost

Pennsylvania carved and polychrome decorated rooster by theDeco-Tex Carver, inscribed on the bottomFrank LaRue Smith made by E. LaRue my grandfather over 100 years ago, the rooster with red and black wings, red tail feathers, a green body and a black head, with a tin patinated comb and wattles on a

Lot #: 1

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 5 May 2012

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American carving of Abraham Lincoln in a horse dra

American carving of Abraham Lincoln in a horse drawn carriage, late 19th/early 20th c., with a black livery man with leather reigns, both wearing felt top hats and cloth garments, the two horses with horse hair manes and tails, mounted on a platform, 28" l. Provenance:The Collection of Mr. & Mrs

Lot #: 2

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 5 May 2012

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New England painted hanging apothecary chest, late

New England painted hanging apothecary chest, late 19th c., with ten small drawers, retaining its original ochre and red stained surface, 16" h., 16 1/2" w. Provenance:The Collection of Mr. & Mrs. James Grievo Condition:Few drawers have tact holes, probably where labels were placed, otherwise

Lot #: 3

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 5 May 2012

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New England painted pine blanket chest, ca. 1800,i

New England painted pine blanket chest, ca. 1800, with a lift lid and tall straight bracket feet, retaining its original green painted surface, 23 1/2" h., 38" w. Provenance:The Collection of Mr. & Mrs. James Grievo Condition:Till present with cover. No key. Hinges are intact. Chip to corner of lid

Lot #: 4

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 5 May 2012

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Cast iron horse form windmill weight, early 20th c

Cast iron horse form windmill weight, early 20th c., made by the Dempster Mill Manufacturing Co., marked58C on the side, 17" h., 17" w. Provenance:The Collection of Mr. & Mrs. James Grievo Condition:Very good as expected with age and use

Lot #: 5

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 5 May 2012

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Pennsylvania earthenware two-gallon crock, 19th c.

Pennsylvania earthenware two-gallon crock, 19th c., with a manganese leaf decoration on a yellow glazed surface, 10 3/4" h. Provenance:The Collection of Mr. & Mrs. James Grievo Condition:Small chips and glaze flakes to rim and handles. Small base rim chips

Lot #: 6

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 5 May 2012

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Pair of vibrant Pennsylvania arrowback dining chai

Pair of vibrant Pennsylvania arrowback dining chairs, ca. 1840, with elaborate floral and pinstripe decoration on a red and black grained ground. Provenance: Allan Nixon Auction, southern New Jersey. Provenance:The Collection of Mr. & Mrs. James Grievo Condition:Minor wear. Excellent condition. No

Lot #: 7

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 5 May 2012

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Outstanding American carved wood and painted horse

Outstanding American carved wood and painted horse, late 19th c., made from a single block of wood, 33" h., 34" l. The detail and confirmation of this piece suggests that a wealthy horse owner had this carved by a highly skilled craftsman, using his favorite horse as a model. Provenance: Bill

Lot #: 8

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 5 May 2012

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American hooked rug, late 19th/early 20th c., thee

American hooked rug, late 19th/early 20th c., the center with two large doves surrounded by colorful stripes and hearts in the corners, 22" x 40 1/2". Provenance: Mary Page, Warner, New Hampshire. Provenance:The Collection of Mr. & Mrs. James Grievo Condition:Mounted, surface dirt and minor stains

Lot #: 9

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 5 May 2012

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Large American hooked rug, 19th c., with a basketf

Large American hooked rug, 19th c., with a basket of flowers in the center surrounded by a colorful block pattern, 34" x 49". Provenance:The Collection of Mr. & Mrs. James Grievo Condition:Mounted, surface dirt and minor stains

Lot #: 10

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 5 May 2012

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Rare Shaker miniature hanging cupboard with drawer

Rare Shaker miniature hanging cupboard with drawers, ca. 1860, Canterbury, New Hampshire, with a single door above thirteen small drawers, retaining its original brown and salmon painted surface, 40" h., 19" w., 10" d. For a very similar example, see BurksShaker Design, cover photograph

Lot #: 11

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 5 May 2012

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Miniature watercolor oval portrait, 19th c., of aa

Miniature watercolor oval portrait, 19th c., of a baby in a white gown holding roses, 2 3/8" x 1 7/8". Provenance:The Collection of Mr. & Mrs. James Grievo Condition:Very good condition. No apparent damages or repairs

Lot #: 12

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 5 May 2012

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Pennsylvania painted pine tall case clock, ca. 179

Pennsylvania painted pine tall case clock, ca. 1790, having a fully carved bonnet with dental molded arches with relief carved rosettes and plinths enclosing a thirty-hour painted dial works, inscribedChristian Winters Easton, over a narrow waist and a base with an inset carved panel, over a bracket

Lot #: 13

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 5 May 2012

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Lancaster County, Pennsylvania walnut hanging corn

Lancaster County, Pennsylvania walnut hanging corner cupboard, 18th c., the molded cornice with a matchstick band above a raised panel door with original iron hinges, 34" h., 36" w. Provenance: Hattie Brunner. Provenance:The Collection of Mr. & Mrs. James Grievo Condition:Excellent original

Lot #: 14

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 5 May 2012

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American watercolor on paper theorem, early 19th c

American watercolor on paper theorem, early 19th c., with a variety of flowers in a compote, the compote decorated with a house in a landscape, retaining its original giltwood frame, 12 1/2" x 11 1/2". Provenance: John Garrison. Provenance:The Collection of Mr. & Mrs. James Grievo Condition:Period

Lot #: 15

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 5 May 2012

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Pennsylvania painted dough box on legs, ca. 1820,h

Pennsylvania painted dough box on legs, ca. 1820, the lift top overhanging a base with flaring turned legs, retaining its original orange and ochre grain decorated surface, 29 1/4" h., 48" w. This is an excellent example of this form. Provenance: John Garrison; Yonder Hill Dwellers Auction

Lot #: 16

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 5 May 2012

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New Jersey painted pine wall cupboard, ca. 1820, w

New Jersey painted pine wall cupboard, ca. 1820, with a stepped cornice above two double raised panel doors, above two lower doors, and a scalloped skirt resting on bracket feet, retaining its original orange and yellow grain decorated surface, 72 3/4" h., 45 1/2" w. Provenance: Lois Schenk

Lot #: 17

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 5 May 2012

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Large American oil on velvet theorem, 19th c., dep

Large American oil on velvet theorem, 19th c., depicting a platter of fruit to include watermelon, grapes, berries, etc., 19" x 22". Provenance: Josephine Dawes, Hightstown, New Jersey. Provenance:The Collection of Mr. & Mrs. James Grievo Condition:Period frame. Staining along bottom edge. Other

Lot #: 18

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 5 May 2012

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New Jersey watercolor on paper farm scene, early 1

New Jersey watercolor on paper farm scene, early 19th c., with a yellow house, farm buildings, and sheep, 7 3/4" x 10 1/4". Provenance: Josephine Dawes, Hightstown, New Jersey. Provenance:The Collection of Mr. & Mrs. James Grievo Condition:Light toning and foxing, small losses and unevenness to top

Lot #: 19

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 5 May 2012

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Chester County, Pennsylvania Chippendale walnut ta

Chester County, Pennsylvania Chippendale walnut tall chest, ca. 1770, with three short drawers, over four long drawers, supported by bold ogee padded feet, retaining its original brass plate hardware and an excellent old surface, 53 3/4" h., 37" w., 22" d. Provenance: Ron Klinger. Provenance:The

Lot #: 20

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 5 May 2012

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Philadelphia high relief wax profile portrait of a

Philadelphia high relief wax profile portrait of a young girl seated on a chair, 19th c., inscribed versoLeah Woolman's, Likeness Taken May 1819, in a shadowbox gilt frame with a faux wallpaper background and reverse painted glass, 5 1/4" x 4 1/4". Provenance: Josephine Dawes, Hightstown, New

Lot #: 21

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 5 May 2012

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Pennsylvania miniature watercolor on paper profile

Pennsylvania miniature watercolor on paper profile bust length portrait of a gentleman, late 19th c., signed verso on its original frameThomas Eakins, 5" x 4". Provenance:The Collection of Mr. & Mrs. James Grievo Condition:Period frame. Allover light wear to eglomise mat

Lot #: 22

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 5 May 2012

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American miniature oval watercolor on paper profil

American miniature oval watercolor on paper profile portrait of a gentleman, 19th c., in a gilt frame with reverse painted glass, 4 3/4" x 3 3/4". Provenance:The Collection of Mr. & Mrs. James Grievo Condition:Period frame. Minor toning. Overall very good condition. Not examined out of frame

Lot #: 23

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 5 May 2012

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American miniature watercolor on paper profile por

American miniature watercolor on paper profile portrait of a woman, 19th c., in a white bonnet and yellow dress with reverse painted glass, 4 1/2" x 3 1/2". Provenance: John Garrison. Provenance:The Collection of Mr. & Mrs. James Grievo Condition:Period frame. Light minor toning. Small stain in

Lot #: 24

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 5 May 2012

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Oil on board still life of peaches, late 19th c.,i

Oil on board still life of peaches, late 19th c., signed lower left____Wait, 12" x 18". Provenance:The Collection of Mr. & Mrs. James Grievo Condition:Period frame. Excellent original condition

Lot #: 25

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 5 May 2012

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Boston, Massachusetts Chippendale cherry slant fro

Boston, Massachusetts Chippendale cherry slant front desk, ca. 1770, the fall front enclosing a fitted interior over a case with four drawers and a fan carved drop supported by bracket feet, 43 1/4" h., 40" w. Provenance: Lester Slatoff auction. Provenance:The Collection of Mr. & Mrs. James Grievo

Lot #: 26

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 5 May 2012

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New Jersey painted pine wall cupboard, ca. 1830, w

New Jersey painted pine wall cupboard, ca. 1830, with two flat paneled doors and bracket feet, retaining its original vibrant green painted surface, 77 1/4" h., 59 1/4" w. Provenance: Bernardsville, New Jersey farmhouse, 1971. Provenance:The Collection of Mr. & Mrs. James Grievo Condition:A couple

Lot #: 27

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 5 May 2012

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Philadelphia painted Windsor armchair, ca. 1775, w

Philadelphia painted Windsor armchair, ca. 1775, with a sackback, a plank seat, and baluster turned legs joined by bulbous and ring turned center stretcher, retaining an excellent old red surface over its original green. A similar example is illustrated in SantoreThe Windsor Style in America, plate

Lot #: 28

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 5 May 2012

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Delaware Valley Queen Anne candlestand, late 18th.

Delaware Valley Queen Anne candlestand, late 18th c., with a round top, a baluster turned support and tripod base, retaining its original red stained surface, 27 1/2" h., 18" dia. Provenance:The Collection of Mr. & Mrs. James Grievo Condition:Overall very good condition. No apparent damages or

Lot #: 29

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 5 May 2012

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Trenton, New Jersey silk on linen needlework sampl

Trenton, New Jersey silk on linen needlework sampler wrought byMary B. Jones 1813, with the alphabet, potted floral trees, and a house within a sawtooth border surrounded by floral trees in an elaborate carved frame, 18" x 14 1/2". Provenance: Josephine Dawes, Hightstown, New Jersey. Provenance:The

Lot #: 30

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 5 May 2012