Man's Flamepoint Wallet, English 1757

Graduated shades of deep reds, olive, deep cream, and celadon. Silver, scalloped circular clasp initialed "SM" and dated 1757. The wallet opens to reveal a lining of bright crimson-red silk damask. SOLD

A Rare Needlework Casket, English c. 1650

Depicting biblical, hunting and amorous scenes, worked in silks, chenille, and metal purl. Four drawers and three secret compartments. Lined with salmon quilted silk, plush, and marbleized paper. Gilded bun feet. Original keys. SOLD

Child's Crewelwork Slippers, American c.1850

A charming pair of children's slippers worked in polychrome wool on canvas with flamepoint pattern executed in Irish stitch. Green silk ribbon ties. Leather soles. 5" in length (12.7 cm.). Provenance: Cora Ginsburg. A similar pair is in the Winterthur needlework collection. SOLD.

Ladderback Armchair, Massachusetts, Early 18th Century

Bold turnings, with orb finials above ring-turned back posts, connected by four graduated arched slats. The curled knuckles of the handholds are associated with Newburyport cabinetmakers. SOLD

Tiger Maple Drop-Leaf Table, New England, Early 19th Century

Highly figured tiger maple country drop- leaf table with shaped leaves and straight legs. Old, dry finish. SOLD

18th c. Dutch Delft “Chinoiserie” Charger

A large mid—18th century Dutch Delft charger hand painted in a Chinoiserie pattern. 13 1/4” diameter, 2” deep. Condition: Very good, no hairlines, cracks or restoration. SOLD

Iron Triple Heart Trivet. American, 18th C.

A trivet of rare form from the Hicks family estate on Long Island, NY. 14 1/2" long x 4" wide (penny foot to penny foot). SOLD

Folk Art Horn Snuffbox, c. 1800s

Smooth in the hand, with a warm yellow tone, this box is pleasantly engraved with reddish colored flowers, a tulip, foliage and a heart. The reverse and sides feature a pointed star and stylized birds. SOLD

Leather “Bottell”, English, c. 1720

An original early English leather bottle, known in the period as a "bottell". The English made all manner of tavern wares and storage vessels in this heavy leather to avoid tariffs on European ceramics. This is about gallon size. SOLD

17th-Century Dated (1685) & Initialed Commemorative Box,

Chisel-carved oak with original watercolor. Intricate carvings commemorate the story of Charles II and the Royal Oak. The vibrant watercolor, depicts a 17th c. vessel, most likely the royal yacht, 'Mary', presented to Charles II by the Dutch East India Company in 1660. Provenance: Sir Arthur Fairfax Coryndon Luxmoore, former Lord Justice of Appeal and mayor of New Romney, Kent. SOLD

Crewelwork Bed Curtain Panel, England, 1700-1725

In early England, an elaborately embroidered bed set was one way of indicating status and wealth. This rare survivor is derivative of the Tree of Life motif seen on items imported into Europe by the East India trading companies. The scrolling vines, large scale leaves, and exotic flowers reflect an Eastern influence, yet this panel’s design—with its rolling hillocks, lush green forestry and lively animals along the base of the piece-- is firmly rooted in the English aesthetic. These diverse elements, so elegantly combined, are hallmarks of fine English embroidery. Six different hues of green worsted wool create a sense of depth in each unfurling leaf. No two leaves are exactly alike. At the bottom of the panel is a variety of animals-- a reclining stag, a mastiff, white rabbits and a lion. 7 1/2 feet high. SOLD

An Important Drawstring Purse, English or French, 1680-1720

An exquisitely embroidered purse worked in metallic and polychrome threads. The four shield-shaped panels are adorned with flowers, fruiting vines, deer in landscape and a crowned monogram CMC against a shimmering, tightly woven metallic ground. Pink silk lining and elaborate plaited tasseled adornments. This purse is reputed to have been owned by the mother of Bonnie Prince Charlie and Henry Stuart (Duke of York)-- Maria Casimire Clementina Sobieska (1702-1735)-- granddaughter of the Polish king and wife of James III, Prince of Wales. This type of purse was often used in a ceremonial ritual, such as marriage, as an expression of love. It is of a quality befitting royalty. SOLD

Two Pairs of Paste Shoe Buckles, 18th Century

Shoe buckles, worn by women and men, were quite the rage in the 18th century and they became larger in size toward the end of the century. Buckles were secured to the shoe latches by the chape and tongue, which hinge on a center pin post. These "not-to-be-ignored" accessories provided a glittering accent to fashionable footwear. The first a rectangular pair with cut pastes set in sterling silver; the second also rectangular with rosettes at each side. Each pair of buckles sold separately. SOLD

Slip Decorated Redware Loaf Dish,"Sarah's Dish", Norwalk, CT, c. 1825 SOLD

Redware was made throughout America, but every region had its own style. Connecticut, was known for its Norwalk "name plate" pottery with distinctive large flowing letters. This loaf dish with yellow slip trailed decoration was most likely from Asa Smith’s pottery works, one of the oldest and largest in all of Norwalk.Approximately 10". Sold

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