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<ul><li><p>8/11/2019 American Furniture &amp; Decorative Arts | Skinner Auctions 2757B and 2753T</p><p> 1/148</p></li><li><p>8/11/2019 American Furniture &amp; Decorative Arts | Skinner Auctions 2757B and 2753T</p><p> 2/148</p></li><li><p>8/11/2019 American Furniture &amp; Decorative Arts | Skinner Auctions 2757B and 2753T</p><p> 3/148</p><p>Auction Information</p><p>Auction 2757B</p><p>Sunday, October 26</p><p>10AM</p><p>63 Park Plaza</p><p>Boston, MA</p><p>Auction 2753T</p><p>Monday, October 20</p><p>Monday, October 27</p><p>www.skinnerinc.com</p><p>Specialists</p><p>Stephen FletcherDepartment Director</p><p>508.970.3228</p><p>Chris BarberDeputy Director</p><p>508.970.3227</p><p>View all lots online at www.skinnerinc.com</p><p>COVER: 342; FRONTISPIECE: 512; BACKCOVER: 212</p><p>Department Inquiries: 508.970.3200</p><p>Preview</p><p>Thursday, October 23</p><p>12 to 5PM</p><p>Friday, October 24</p><p>12 to 8PM</p><p>Saturday, October 25</p><p>12 to 5PM</p><p>Absentee Bidding</p><p>T: 617.874.4318</p><p>F: 617.350.5429</p><p>General Inquiries:</p><p>617.350.5400</p><p>SkinnerLive!:</p><p>skinnerinc.com</p></li><li><p>8/11/2019 American Furniture &amp; Decorative Arts | Skinner Auctions 2757B and 2753T</p><p> 4/148</p><p>2</p><p>www.skinnerinc.com</p><p>Bid online with SkinnerLive!</p><p> liveauctionsupport@skinnerinc.com +1 508.970.3279</p>http://users/skinnerincskinnerinc/Library/Caches/Adobe%20InDesign/Version%207.0/en_US/InDesign%20ClipboardScrap1.pdfhttp://users/skinnerincskinnerinc/Library/Caches/Adobe%20InDesign/Version%207.0/en_US/InDesign%20ClipboardScrap1.pdf</li><li><p>8/11/2019 American Furniture &amp; Decorative Arts | Skinner Auctions 2757B and 2753T</p><p> 5/148</p><p>Table of Contents</p><p> 1 Auction &amp; Specialist Information</p><p> 2 Online Bidding Information</p><p>4-7 Event Information</p><p>8 Provenance</p><p>9 Sale 2757B:</p><p>The Howard Roth Collection of Early American Iron, Part II: Lots 194</p><p> American Furniture &amp; Decorative Arts: Lots 100524</p><p>120 Timed Auction Bidding Information</p><p>121 Sale 2753T: AmericanaOnline: Lots 10001245</p><p>135 Conditions of Sale</p><p>136 Map &amp; Driving Directions</p><p>137 Absentee Bid Form</p><p>138 Parking &amp; Accommodations</p><p>139 Dining</p><p>140 Company Directors &amp; Specialty Departments</p><p>141 Administrative Staff &amp; Client Services</p><p>143 Subscription Form</p><p>Please Note: All lots sold subject to our Conditions of Sale.</p><p>Please refer to page 135 of this catalog for the full terms and conditions governing your purchase.</p><p>Copyright Skinner, Inc. 2014</p><p>All rights reserved</p><p>MA/Lic. #2304</p></li><li><p>8/11/2019 American Furniture &amp; Decorative Arts | Skinner Auctions 2757B and 2753T</p><p> 6/148</p><p>Speakers:David Schorsch, noted American folk art dealerDerin Bray,author and co-curator of Bucket TownBob Mosher, nationally acclaimed decoy carverJean Burks, chief curator at Shelburne Museum</p><p>Collectors Forum: October 25, 2014In conjunction with the exhibit Bucket Town: Four Centuries of Toymaking</p><p>and Coopering in Hingham, Old Sturbridge Village is hosting a forum</p><p>exploring the rich craft traditions of Hingham, folk art, and toys.</p><p>For more information</p><p>and to register, visit:</p><p>www.osv.org/buckettown-forum</p><p>Old Sturbridge Village, 1 Old Sturbridge Village Road,Sturbridge, MA01566</p><p>Bucket Town:Bucket Town:Four Centuries of Toymaking and</p><p>Coopering in Hingham</p><p>Four Centuries of Toymaking and</p><p>Coopering in Hingham June 21, 2014 toJanuary 18, 2015</p><p>AVAILABLE at the</p><p>Old Sturbridge Village</p><p>Book Store and online</p><p>at: shop.osv.org</p></li><li><p>8/11/2019 American Furniture &amp; Decorative Arts | Skinner Auctions 2757B and 2753T</p><p> 7/148</p><p>Join us for an</p><p>Americana gallery walkFriday, October 24th, 20145:30 reception/6:00 Gallery Walk</p><p>63 Park Plaza, Boston, MA</p><p>RSVP 508.970.3240 or events@skinnerinc.com Reservations are limited</p><p>Held in conjunction with a preview of Skinners October 26th American Furniture &amp; Decorative Arts auction</p></li><li><p>8/11/2019 American Furniture &amp; Decorative Arts | Skinner Auctions 2757B and 2753T</p><p> 8/148</p><p>R.M. Dufy</p><p>Ricco/Maresca Gallery, New York</p></li><li><p>8/11/2019 American Furniture &amp; Decorative Arts | Skinner Auctions 2757B and 2753T</p><p> 9/148</p><p>7</p><p>Join us for an</p><p>Americana gallery talkSaturday, October 25th, 2014, at 12PM</p><p>63 Park Plaza, Boston, MA</p><p>Skinner welcomes Derek Heidemann, owner of Resurrection Iron Works in Millbury, Massachusetts.</p><p>Derek will be taking us through the process of making Lot 41, a revolving broiler.</p><p>RSVP 508.970.3240 or events@skinnerinc.com Reservations are limitedHeld in conjunction with a preview of Skinners October 26th American Furniture &amp; Decorative Arts auction</p></li><li><p>8/11/2019 American Furniture &amp; Decorative Arts | Skinner Auctions 2757B and 2753T</p><p> 10/148</p><p>8</p><p>Provenance</p><p>Property from:</p><p>The Howard Roth Collection of Early American Iron</p><p>The Collection of Ronnie Newman, Saddle River, New Jersey, and Danby, Vermont</p><p>A California Family</p><p>Massachusetts Antiquarians</p><p>A Norwell, Massachusetts, Antiquarian</p><p>A Concord, Massachusetts, Collector</p><p>A Salem, Massachusetts, Collector</p><p>Descendants of Esther and John Rowe of Boston, Massachusetts</p><p>The Collection of Chris and Alvin Schachter, Wisconsin</p><p>The Collection of the late Joan L. Thayer</p><p>The Collection of the late Robert Thayer</p><p>The Estate of Arthur Goat, Pomfret, Vermont</p><p>A Maine Non-profit Institution</p><p>A Connecticut Collection</p><p>A New Hampshire Collector</p><p>Private Collections in Massachusetts, Connecticut, Washington, New Mexico, and California</p><p>and Property Sold to Benefit Historic Deerfield, Inc., Deerfield, Massachusetts</p></li><li><p>8/11/2019 American Furniture &amp; Decorative Arts | Skinner Auctions 2757B and 2753T</p><p> 11/148</p></li><li><p>8/11/2019 American Furniture &amp; Decorative Arts | Skinner Auctions 2757B and 2753T</p><p> 12/148</p><p>1Five Miniature Cast Iron Skillets,America,late 18th/early 19th century, each vessel with</p><p>gate mark, on three feet, with straight handle,one with raised initials JS and PW onexterior sides of vessel, two with fluted sides,lg. to 10 1/2, dia. to 5 1/2, ht. to 2 1/4 in.</p><p>$600-800</p><p>2Three Small Cast Iron Posnets,America,late 18th/early 19th century, the three vesselson three feet with straight handle, one withsprue mark and two with gate mark, lg. to 73/4, dia. to 4, ht. of vessel to 3 1/4 in.</p><p>$300-500</p><p>3Four Miniature Cast Iron Posnets,America,18th century, each vessel with sprue markon three feet with straight handle, one withhandled cover, lg. to 6 3/4, dia. to 3 1/4, ht.to 3 1/2 in.</p><p>$400-600</p><p>4Tin Roaster Oven and Miniature Roaster</p><p>Oven,America, late 18th/early 19th century,</p><p>the semi-cylindrical oven with top-mountedhandles, spit, and rear hatch on four legs, withsmall drainage spout at side, (imperfections),ht. 4 1/4, wd. 5 1/2, dp. 1 3/4, the miniaturesemi-cylindrical body with top-mountedhandles and pierced rear hatch on four feet,(imperfections), ht. 2, wd. 2, dp. 1 in.</p><p>$800-1,200</p><p>5Two Miniature Wrought and Cast Iron</p><p>Waffle Irons and Wafer Iron,America, late18th/early 19th century, the waffle ironswith standard interior plates, the wafer iron</p><p>with interior plates featuring non-identicalarrangements of flowers and birds, thehandles marked CORTS near pivot, lg. to 181/4, wd. to 3 1/4 in.</p><p>$600-800</p><p>6Wrought and Cast Iron Round Wafer Iron,America, late 18th/early 19th century, the plateinteriors with identical impressed designs withAmerican eagle and motto, lg. 29 1/2, dia. 53/4 in.</p><p>$1,000-1,500</p><p>7Wrought and Cast Iron Round Wafer Iron,America, late 18th/early 19th century, the plate</p><p>interiors with identical impressed designs withAmerican eagle and motto, the exterior withembossed mark of an oval enclosing POPE &amp;JONES, lg. 31, dia. 5 3/4 in.</p><p>$1,500-2,500</p><p>8Two Cast Iron Eagle and Shield Wafer Iron</p><p>Molds,America, late 18th/early 19th century,dia. 5 1/2 in.</p><p>$200-250</p><p>9</p><p>Cast Iron Covered Box,America or England,18th century, the flared, rectangular coveredbox with sprue mark, on conforming shapedskirt with tapered conforming cover withsuppressed ball finial, ht. 5 1/4, wd. 4, dp. 21/2 in.</p><p>$300-500</p><p>10Small Horse-form Firedogs,America, late18th/early 20th century, lg. 6, ht. 3, wd. 1 3/4in.</p><p>$300-500</p><p>10 Additional information and photos at www.skinnerinc.com</p><p>1</p><p>2</p><p>3</p></li><li><p>8/11/2019 American Furniture &amp; Decorative Arts | Skinner Auctions 2757B and 2753T</p><p> 13/148</p><p>11Online bidding at www.skinnerinc.com</p><p>7</p><p>6</p><p>5</p><p>4</p></li><li><p>8/11/2019 American Furniture &amp; Decorative Arts | Skinner Auctions 2757B and 2753T</p><p> 14/148</p><p>11Cast Iron Advertising Plaque,New York,early 19th century, the border of shell andC-scroll decoration around advertising textJ. Savery &amp; Son, Founders, New York.Manufacturers of Hollow-ware, Stove-wareand Ornamental Castings, ht. 6 1/2, wd. 63/4 in.</p><p>$300-500</p><p>12Wrought Iron Skewer Holder and Skewers,America, late 18th/early 19th century, thedouble-lollipop form with cut edges extendingto hanger arms curving upward and outwardwith tooled decoration, with five skewers, wd.5 1/4, ht. 3 3/4, dp. 2 in.</p><p>$1,500-2,500</p><p>12 Additional information and photos at www.skinnerinc.com</p><p>13</p><p>12</p><p>11</p></li><li><p>8/11/2019 American Furniture &amp; Decorative Arts | Skinner Auctions 2757B and 2753T</p><p> 15/148</p><p>13Wrought Iron Skewer Holder and Skewers,America, late 18th/early 19th century, thedouble-lollipop form with incised sunburstembellishment on upper lollipop hanger andmushroom finials on hanger arms, with sixskewers, ht. 4 1/2, wd. 4 1/2 in.</p><p>$2,000-3,000</p><p>14Two Figural Wrought Iron Flint Strikers,America, late 18th/early 19th century, doubleswan form and double snake form, lg. to 51/2, wd. 2 in.</p><p>$400-600</p><p>15Four Wrought Iron Flint Strikers,America,late 18th/early 19th century, S-form signedS.A. BABCOCK, lg. to 5 3/4, wd. to 2 1/4 in.</p><p>$300-500</p><p>16</p><p>Ten Wrought Iron Flint Strikers,America,late 18th/early 19th century, with scrolledhandles, (imperfections), lg. 2 1/4 to 3 3/4,wd. 1 1/8 to 2 3/8 in.</p><p>$400-600</p><p>17Brass and Iron Spit Engine,Belgium, midto late 18th century, with extensive engravedrocaille embellishments and signature JosephHendricke Malines, with detachable handleand flywheel, (replacements), ht. 6 1/2, wd. 81/2, dp. 8 1/2 in.</p><p>$3,000-5,000</p><p>18Iron and Wood Bird Spit,probably England,late 18th/early 19th century, the turnedhardwood handle hinged to a frame with twosliding hooks, lg. 32 1/4, wd. 7, dp. 2 in.</p><p>$200-250</p><p>19Wrought Iron Spit Stand,America, late 18th/early 19th century, the elaborately twisted andcut spit with heart-shaped finial on double-sided two-foot stand, lg. 25, wd. 5, ht. 3 3/4</p><p>in.$300-500</p><p>20Sheet Iron Reflector Oven,America, late18th/early 19th century, the semi-cylindricaloven with top-mounted handles, wrought ironspit with three skewers, and rear hatch, onfour legs, with small drainage spout at side,(imperfections), ht. 10 1/2, wd. 13 3/4, dp.7 in.</p><p>$300-500</p><p>21Tin Hanukkah Menorah,America, late 18th/early 19th century, the long, rectangularbox on four gently flared feet, divided intoeight oil wells, with hinged lid featuring eightinset cylindrical wick supports and piercedfour times around each wick support, withsmall crusie-form servant lamp on rolled tinshaft fitting into socket on one end of therectangular box, lg. 7, wd. 2 1/2, ht. 3 1/4 in.</p><p>$1,000-1,500</p><p>22Brass Oil Menorah,America or ContinentalEurope, late 18th/early 19th century, the backand sides with extensive decorative cutwork,ht. 5 1/4, wd. 4 3/4, dp. 1 1/2 in.</p><p>$200-300</p><p>13Online bidding at www.skinnerinc.com</p><p>21</p><p>17</p></li><li><p>8/11/2019 American Furniture &amp; Decorative Arts | Skinner Auctions 2757B and 2753T</p><p> 16/148</p><p>23Bronze Posnet,Austin &amp; Crocker, 1793-94,Boston, the vessel on three feet, the handlemarked AUSTIN &amp; CROCKER Boston,(imperfections), lg. 19 3/4, dia. 9 in.</p><p>$8,000-12,000</p><p>24Bronze Posnet,Gay &amp; Hunneman, 1792-99,Boston, the vessel on three feet, the handle</p><p>marked GAY &amp; HUNNEMAN Boston, lg. 193/4, dia. 8 3/4 in.</p><p>Note: In his collection notes Howard Rothwrites of the founders, Robert Gay was atrained brass founder who lived in Bostonand became a Tory during the War forIndependence. He fled to Nova Scotia in1776 and moved to England. He changed hisattitude after the Wars end and moved backto Boston. Gay formed a partnership withWilliam C. Hunneman, a former apprenticeto Paul Revere and set up 19 Union Street inthe city of Boston. They worked together until1799 when they mutually decided to pursue</p><p>their craft of coppersmithing and brazingseparately.$5,000-7,000</p><p>25Bronze Posnet,Lawrence Langworthy,Newport, Rhode Island, c. 1730, thevessel on three feet, the handle marked L.LANGWORTHY 1730, (imperfections), lg. 163/4, dia. 7 1/4 in.</p><p>Note: In his collection notes Howard Rothpoints out that the blunt end handle onthis example is typical of Newport posnets.For two similar examples in the Winterthurcollection, see Fennimore, Metalwork inEarly America, p. 70. Of this and other earlyNewport posnets in his collection, Mr. Rothwrites Although bronze is described asprincipally copper and...tin, these examplesare...approximately 78% copper with varyingpercentages of...lead, tin and zinc andvery minor amounts of silver and antimonyprobably incorporated into the casting bybeing part of the impure copper as found butnot completely purged.</p><p>$8,000-12,000</p><p>26Bronze Posnet,Austin &amp; Crocker, 1793-94,Boston, the vessel on three feet, the handlemarked AUSTIN &amp; CROCKER Boston, lg. 171/2, dia. 7 1/2 in.</p><p>$5,000-7,000</p><p>27Bronze Posnet,John Taylor, Richmond,Virginia, c. 1790-1810, the vessel on threefeet, the handle marked INo. TAYLORRICHMOND, (imperfections), lg. 19, dia. 81/2 in.</p><p>$3,000-5,000</p><p>14 Additional information and photos at www.skinnerinc.com</p><p>23</p><p>25</p><p>24</p></li><li><p>8/11/2019 American Furniture &amp; Decorative Arts | Skinner Auctions 2757B and 2753T</p><p> 17/148</p><p>Lots 23-29</p></li><li><p>8/11/2019 American Furniture &amp; Decorative Arts | Skinner Auctions 2757B and 2753T</p><p> 18/148</p><p>28Bronze Posnet,Austin &amp; Crocker, 1793-94,Boston, the vessel on three feet, the handlemarked AUSTIN &amp; CROCKER 12, lg. 15,dia. 6 1/4 in.</p><p>$3,000-5,000</p><p>29Bronze Posnet,possibly LawrenceLangworthy, 1692-1739, Newport, RhodeIsland, the vessel on three feet, the handlemarked NEWPORT. 17, (imperfections), lg.</p><p>13 1/4, dia. 5 3/4 in.$4,000-6,000</p><p>30Small Cast Iron Pot,America, late 18th/early 19th century, the straight-sided vesselwith single gate mark, on three feet and withtwisted bail handle, with two types of cast-inmarks along exterior sides of vessel: EC oversunburst within circle (five times) and eagleover EC (eleven times), ht. 3 3/4, dia. 5 in.</p><p>$1,000-1,500</p><p>31Small Cast Iron Pot,America, late 18th/early19th century, the straight-sided pot on threefeet with bail handle and gate mark, with cast-in marks all around exterior: HV with eaglein circle (three times), HV with eagle (threetimes), ht. 4, dia. 5 in.</p><p>$800-1,200</p><p>32Small Bronze Cauldron and Small Bronze</p><p>Jug,Continental Europe, 17th century, theround-bellied cauldron on three feet with bail</p><p>handle; the round-bellied jug with foot rimand straight spout, with scribe marks guidingplacement of handle, (imperfections), ht. to 53/4 in.</p><p>$600-800</p><p>33Bronze Posnet,James Davis, Boston, c.1800-20, the vessel on three feet, the handlewith stamped mark J. DAVIS BOSTON,(imperfections), lg. 17 1/2, dia. 7 1/2 in.</p><p>$600-800</p><p>34Bronze Posnet,James Davis, Boston, c.1800-20, the vessel on three feet, the handlewith stamped mark J DAVIS/BOSTON,(imperfections), lg. 17 3/4, dia. 7 1/2 in.</p><p>$800-1,200</p><p>35Large Copper Hearth Kettle,W. Morrison,New York, early 19th century, with brassmushroom finial, the handle with impressedmark W. MORRISON NY., ht. 10 1/2, lg. 16</p><p>1/2 in.$1,000-1,500</p><p>36Small Copper Tea Kettle,America orEngland, late 18th/early 19th century, withbrass finial, (imperfections), ht. 4 1/2, lg. 71/2 in.</p><p>$200-300</p><p>16 Additional information and photos at...</p></li></ul>