Triumphant Grace: Important Americana from the Collection of Barbara and Arun Singh

Sotheby's
New York

Date of the auction: 25.01.2020

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ENGLISH SCHOOL, 19TH CENTURY | GROUP OF FAMILY PORTRAITS OF RICHARD AND...

ENGLISH SCHOOL, 19TH CENTURY GROUP OF FAMILY PORTRAITS OF RICHARD AND ANNE WINNIATT AND CHILDREN JOHN AND LOWISA watercolor on paper circa 1840-1845 Each 9 ¼ by 7 ¼ in. the verso of each respectively inscribed: Richard Winniatt / Born Grabvesend, England / Died in Bristol [...] 1840Ann Winniatt wife

Lot #: 1001

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

Date: 25 Jan 2020

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VERY FINE AND RARE PAIR OF SAMUEL TRASK UNION FIRE SOCIETY LEATHER...

VERY FINE AND RARE PAIR OF SAMUEL TRASK UNION FIRE SOCIETY LEATHER PAINT-DECORATED FIRE BUCKETS, SIGNED BY MAKER AARON FITZ, PORTLAND, MAINE, 1803 inscribed with motto Esto Perpetua (May You Endure Forever); together with a silhouette of Samuel Trask dated April 15, 1811 on verso, 4 by 3 inches. (3

Lot #: 1002

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

Date: 25 Jan 2020

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FOUR PORTRAITS OF CHINESE LADIES | QING DYNASTY, JIAQING/ DAOGUANG PERIOD...

FOUR PORTRAITS OF CHINESE LADIESQING DYNASTY, JIAQING/ DAOGUANG PERIOD, CIRCA 1820清嘉慶/道光 約1820年 美人圖四件 three oil on paper laid on canvas and one gouache, each depicting an elegant lady in a robe, one with a string of flowers, one tending to a potted plant, one with her arm resting against a qin, and

Lot #: 1003

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

Date: 25 Jan 2020

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WILLIAM MATTHEW PRIOR | BABY WITH RATTLE

WILLIAM MATTHEW PRIOR (1806 - 1873) BABY WITH RATTLE oil on board13 by 9 ½ in.housed in its original frame

Lot #: 1004

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

Date: 25 Jan 2020

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A RARE DIMINUTIVE CHINESE REVERSE GLASS PAINTING | QING DYNASTY, LATE 18TH...

A RARE DIMINUTIVE CHINESE REVERSE GLASS PAINTING QING DYNASTY, LATE 18TH / EARLY 19TH CENTURY 清十八世紀末/ 十九世紀初 美人圖鏡畫 delicately painted in the center with a lady in a pink robe holding a peony, to her left a vase filled with flowers and to her right a ship on a river with further landscape in the

Lot #: 1005

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

Date: 25 Jan 2020

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ATTRIBUTED TO MARY B. WAY | PAIR OF MINIATURE PORTRAITS: CAPTAIN JEDEDIAH...

ATTRIBUTED TO MARY B. WAY (1769-1833)PAIR OF MINIATURE PORTRAITS: CAPTAIN JEDEDIAH AND MRS. ANN MOORE HUNTINGTON watercolor and ink on cut paper and silk appliques mounted on black silkNew London or Norwich, Connecticutcirca 17903 ½ by 3 in

Lot #: 1006

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

Date: 25 Jan 2020

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AMERICAN SCHOOL, 19TH CENTURY | NEEDLEWORK PICTURE IN MEMORIAM OF GEORGE...

AMERICAN SCHOOL, 19TH CENTURY NEEDLEWORK PICTURE IN MEMORIAM OF GEORGE AND MARTHA WASHINGTON watercolor on silk with wool and silk embroidered threads circa 1820 14 ½ by 20 in. the eglomise mat titled IN MEMORY OF GEN. GEO. WASHINGTON

Lot #: 1007

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

Date: 25 Jan 2020

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JUSTUS DALEE | MINIATURE PORTRAIT OF FREDERICK H. WASTE

JUSTUS DALEE (1793-1878)MINIATURE PORTRAIT OF FREDERICK H. WASTE watercolor, ink, and graphite on papercirca 18402 by 1 ½ in.inscribed Frederick H. Waste / Born Feb. 15 1834 / Nov. 4 1841 on verso and mounted in a gold metal locket frame initialed EPW

Lot #: 1008

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

Date: 25 Jan 2020

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FEDERAL BLACK PAINTED MAPLE FOOTSTOOL, PROVIDENCE, RHODE ISLAND, CIRCA 1830

FEDERAL BLACK PAINTED MAPLE FOOTSTOOL, PROVIDENCE, RHODE ISLAND, CIRCA 1830 inscribed on the underside Pew 96. Height 6 in. by Width 18 in. by Depth 6 ¼ in

Lot #: 1009

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 25 Jan 2020

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AMERICAN SCHOOL, 19TH CENTURY | WATERCOLOR MOURNING PICTURE FOR JOHN DAGGETT

AMERICAN SCHOOL, 19TH CENTURY WATERCOLOR MOURNING PICTURE FOR JOHN DAGGETT watercolor on paper Southern Massachusetts or Rhode Island circa 1818 15 ¾ by 19 ¾ in. the tombed inscribed Consecrated to the remains of John Dagget who was born Sept 9th 1800 and died July 5th 1803. And an Infant Child aged

Lot #: 1010

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

Date: 25 Jan 2020

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VERY FINE FEDERAL CARVED AND GILT-WOOD LOOKING GLASS, NEW YORK, CIRCA 1815

VERY FINE FEDERAL CARVED AND GILT-WOOD LOOKING GLASS, NEW YORK, CIRCA 1815 Height 44 by Width 21 in

Lot #: 1011

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

Date: 25 Jan 2020

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ATTRIBUTED TO MRS. MOSES B. RUSSELL (CLARISSA PETERS) | MINIATURE...

ATTRIBUTED TO MRS. MOSES B. RUSSELL (CLARISSA PETERS) (1809-1854)MINIATURE SELF-PORTRAIT OF CLARISSA PETERS watercolor and gouache on ivoryBoston, Massachusetts areacirca 18406 ¼ by 5 in.together with a fragment of 19th century paisley fabric matching the sitter's dress

Lot #: 1012

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

Date: 25 Jan 2020

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ATTRIBUTED TO MRS. MOSES B. RUSSELL (CLARISSA PETERS) | MINIATURE PORTRAIT...

ATTRIBUTED TO MRS. MOSES B. RUSSELL (CLARISSA PETERS) (1809-1854)MINIATURE PORTRAIT OF THREE CHILDREN ON A NEOCLASSICAL PATIO watercolor and oil on ivorycirca 18393 ⅞ by 5 ¼ in.the reverse of the frame inscribed Susan Couch White / Henry

Lot #: 1013

Estimate: US$10,000 - US$20,000

Date: 25 Jan 2020

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ATTRIBUTED TO MRS. MOSES B. RUSSELL (CLARISSA PETERS) | MINIATURE PORTRAIT...

ATTRIBUTED TO MRS. MOSES B. RUSSELL (CLARISSA PETERS) (1809-1854)MINIATURE PORTRAIT OF A GIRL IN A WHITE DRESS WITH HER CAT AND DOG watercolor on ivoryBoston, Massachusettscirca 18403 ¾ by 2 ⅞in

Lot #: 1014

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

Date: 25 Jan 2020

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ATTRIBUTED TO MRS. MOSES B. RUSSELL (CLARISSA PETERS) | MINIATURE PORTRAIT...

ATTRIBUTED TO MRS. MOSES B. RUSSELL (CLARISSA PETERS) (1809-1854) MINIATURE PORTRAIT OF GEORGE RUSSELL watercolor and gouache on ivory Boston, Massachusetts circa 1840 4 ⅛ by 3 ⅜ in. the reverse bearing a paper label inscribed ...Russell / b. Aug. 17, 1844 Boston / d. Sept. 13, 1891 / Married Oct

Lot #: 1015

Estimate: US$2,000 - US$4,000

Date: 25 Jan 2020

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ATTRIBUTED TO MRS. MOSES B. RUSSELL (CLARISSA PETERS) | MINIATURE PORTRAIT...

ATTRIBUTED TO MRS. MOSES B. RUSSELL (CLARISSA PETERS) (1809-1854) MINIATURE PORTRAIT OF WILLIAM HENRY BALDREY, SON OF CAPTAIN SAMUEL BALDREY watercolor on ivory in the original daguerreotype case Boston, Massachusetts circa 1850 2 ⅞ by 2 ¼ in. together with a note inscribed William Henry son of

Lot #: 1016

Estimate: US$5,000 - US$10,000

Date: 25 Jan 2020

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ATTRIBUTED TO MRS. MOSES B. RUSSELL (CLARISSA PETERS) | MINIATURE PORTRAIT...

ATTRIBUTED TO MRS. MOSES B. RUSSELL (CLARISSA PETERS) (1809-1854) MINIATURE PORTRAIT OF A YOUNG GIRL IN A RED DRESS WITH CORAL NECKLACE HOLDING HER DOLL watercolor and gouache on ivory Boston, Massachusetts area circa 1840 3 ¼ by 2 ⅝ in

Lot #: 1017

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

Date: 25 Jan 2020

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ATTRIBUTED TO MRS. MOSES B. RUSSELL (CLARISSA PETERS) | MINIATURE PORTRAIT...

ATTRIBUTED TO MRS. MOSES B. RUSSELL (CLARISSA PETERS) (1809-1854) MINIATURE PORTRAIT OF A BOY IN A GREEN PLAID TUNIC AND TROUSERS WAVING HIS HAT, POSSIBLY WILLIAM CROWNINSHIELD ENDICOTT OF SALEM, MASSACHUSETTS watercolor and gouache on ivory Boston, Massachusetts area circa 1835 3 ⅞ by 2 ⅞ in

Lot #: 1018

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

Date: 25 Jan 2020

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MRS. MOSES B. RUSSELL (CLARISSA PETERS) | MINIATURE PORTRAIT OF GIRL IN A...

MRS. MOSES B. RUSSELL (CLARISSA PETERS) (1809-1854)MINIATURE PORTRAIT OF GIRL IN A SPOTTED WHITE DRESS HOLDING A BASKET watercolor on ivorycirca 18352 ¾ by 2 ⅛ in

Lot #: 1019

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

Date: 25 Jan 2020

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ATTRIBUTED TO MRS. MOSES B. RUSSELL (CLARISSA PETERS) | MINIATURE PORTRAIT...

ATTRIBUTED TO MRS. MOSES B. RUSSELL (CLARISSA PETERS) (1809-1854)MINIATURE PORTRAIT OF A GIRL IN A RED DRESS watercolor on ivoryBoston, Massachusettscirca 18402 ⅜ by 1 ⅞ in.likely painted posthumously; set in a mourning locket with a lock of braided hair verso

Lot #: 1020

Estimate: US$2,000 - US$4,000

Date: 25 Jan 2020

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ATTRIBUTED TO MRS. MOSES B. RUSSELL (CLARISSA PETERS) | MINIATURE PORTRAIT...

ATTRIBUTED TO MRS. MOSES B. RUSSELL (CLARISSA PETERS) (1809-1854) MINIATURE PORTRAIT OF A BOY IN BLACK COAT, POSSIBLY PHILIP WINSLOW FESSENDEN OF WEST CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS watercolor on ivory Boston, Massachusetts circa 1842 2 ⅝ by 2 ⅛ in. set in a leather case with detached paper label

Lot #: 1021

Estimate: US$2,000 - US$4,000

Date: 25 Jan 2020

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ATTRIBUTED TO MOSES B. RUSSELL | MINIATURE PORTRAIT OF MOTHER AND CHILD IN...

ATTRIBUTED TO MOSES B. RUSSELL (CA. 1810-1884)MINIATURE PORTRAIT OF MOTHER AND CHILD IN A BLUE DRESS WITH A PULL-TOY POODLE watercolor on ivorycirca 18305 ⅞ by 3 ⅞ in.set behind an eglomise glass panel

Lot #: 1023

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

Date: 25 Jan 2020

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NATHANIEL ROGERS | MINIATURE PORTRAIT OF JOHN WICKHAM WELLS TOGETHER WITH A...

NATHANIEL ROGERS (1788 - 1844)MINIATURE PORTRAIT OF JOHN WICKHAM WELLS TOGETHER WITH A MINIATURE MOURNING PICTURE IN REMEMBRANCE OF MARY A. WELLS watercolor on ivory and watercolor on velvetcirca 1820 and 1823the first 2 ¼ in. by 1 ⅞ in.; the second 2 ½ by 2 ¾ in.the first signed N. Rogers lower

Lot #: 1024

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

Date: 25 Jan 2020

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ATTRIBUTED TO GEORGE PATTEN | MINIATURE PORTRAIT OF A YOUNG GIRL IN A WHITE...

ATTRIBUTED TO GEORGE PATTEN (1801 - 1865)MINIATURE PORTRAIT OF A YOUNG GIRL IN A WHITE DRESS watercolor on ivorycirca 18302 ⅛ by 1 ¾ in.together with a string of coral beads worn by the sitter, length 14 3/8 in. (2 pieces)the sitter reported to be the great-grandmother of prominent miniature on

Lot #: 1025

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

Date: 25 Jan 2020

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GEORGE HARVEY | MINIATURE PORTRAIT OF A WOMAN IN A BURGUNDY DRESS WITH...

GEORGE HARVEY (1799 - 1878)MINIATURE PORTRAIT OF A WOMAN IN A BURGUNDY DRESS WITH WHITE LACE BONNET watercolor on ivorylikely Boston, Massachusettscirca 18353 ¼ by 2 ⅞in.signed G. Harvey along center right edge; set within a wood and leather carrying case

Lot #: 1026

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

Date: 25 Jan 2020

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ATTRIBUTED TO DANIEL WAGNER | MINIATURE PORTRAIT OF A YOUNG LADY IN A GREEN...

ATTRIBUTED TO DANIEL WAGNER (1802-1888)MINIATURE PORTRAIT OF A YOUNG LADY IN A GREEN DRESS WITH CURLED HAIR watercolor on ivoryNew England18341 ¾ by 1 ⅜ in.signed Painted by D. Wagner 1834 on the paper backing; set in a mourning locket with lock of braided hair verso

Lot #: 1027

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

Date: 25 Jan 2020

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AMERICAN SCHOOL, 19TH CENTURY | MINIATURE PORTRAIT OF A GIRL IN A RED DRESS...

AMERICAN SCHOOL, 19TH CENTURY MINIATURE PORTRAIT OF A GIRL IN A RED DRESS WITH A CORAL NECKLACE watercolor on ivory circa 1810 2 1 /8 by 1 ¾ in. set in a mixed-metal mourning locket

Lot #: 1028

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

Date: 25 Jan 2020

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AMERICAN SCHOOL, 19TH CENTURY | MINIATURE PORTRAIT OF A BLOND HAIR BOY IN A...

AMERICAN SCHOOL, 19TH CENTURY MINIATURE PORTRAIT OF A BLOND HAIR BOY IN A PLAID SHIRT HOLDING A SKETCHBOOK oil on ivory circa 1840 2 ⅝ by 2 ⅛ in. set in a mourning locket with a lock of braided hair verso, within a leather carrying case

Lot #: 1029

Estimate: US$1,500 - US$2,000

Date: 25 Jan 2020

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ATTRIBUTED TO JOHN BREWSTER JR. | MINIATURE PORTRAIT OF THOMAS PORTER

ATTRIBUTED TO JOHN BREWSTER JR. (1766-1854)MINIATURE PORTRAIT OF THOMAS PORTER oil on ivorylikely Boston, Massachusettscirca 17952 ¾ by 2 ⅛ in.the interior of gold case with printed paper label Royal […] for the Benefit of the Philanthropic Society, St. George Fields/ Saturday next, the 19th

Lot #: 1030

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

Date: 25 Jan 2020