Merrill's Americana and Fine Arts Auction SATURDAY, AUG 30 at 9:30 AM

Sat Aug 30, 2014 09:30AM
137 James Brown Drive
Williston, VT

Merrill's Americana and Fine Arts Auction SATURDAY, AUG 30 at 9:30 AM
DIRECTIONS: From Interstate 89 exit 12, proceed north on Rte 2-A towards Essex Jct. for 2.5 miles, turn left by the Shell station.
PREVIEW: Friday, August 29th from 1 pm till 5 pm, and Saturday, August 30th from 8 am till 9:30 am or by prior appointment

Duane Merrill & Co presents Americana & Fine Arts- period American, Quebec, & Continental Furniture, Accessories, Folk Art, & Paintings- highlights including pieces descending from the Johnson family (founders of Goddard College); a VT Hepplewhite card table from the Seymour House in Middlebury, VT; a rare Roman gold coin (ex- Spink’s) descending from British Rear Admiral E L Tottenham; 2 important Gilman drawings from Montpelier estates; pcs from the estate of an Upstate NY Canadiana &  Folk Art collector, several VT paintings from Burlington Hill section homes; pcs sold to benefit the Hood Museum in Hanover, NH & other New England Institutions, & the contents of a 1913 Plattsburg, NY attic- this will be one of the best auctions to be held in Vermont this summer.
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EARLY AMERICAN & QUEBEC FURNITURE: Important NYC Andrew Anderson cabinetmaker labeled Hepplewhite sideboard in original condition; fine Middlebury, Vt. Hepplewhite inlaid two dwr cherry, birdseye, & banded mahog card table; 36” Chippendale cherry six dwr high chest; 36” Pa. mahog Chippendale molded top ogee ft four dwr chest; Sheraton inlaid birdseye maple & cherry reeded leg four dwr chest; small Southern mahog two dwr over two dwr chest; Upstate NY Country tiger maple & banded cherry federal chest; early blanket chests; other period chests; original VT corner cupboard having two 20 pane doors over two raised panel doors; Country Chippendale wing chair; pr of Hepplewhite shield back chairs attributed to Thomas Burling NYC; Country lawyer’s six sectional stacking bookcase on turned legs; fine 33” Sheraton Pembroke one dwr reeded leg table; Country pine slant top four dwr clerk’s desk; QA mahog tilt top candlestands; cherry tapered leg one dwr stands; Folk Art pt dec demi-lune table; Windsor chairs; ox cart bench; children’s chairs; two armoires w/ paneled doors; Quebec petite pine low buffet on shaped base; red & green ptd hanging wall cupboards; Quebec tiger maple lift top commode; set of seven empire chairs; Quebec demi-lune ptd table; Quebec pine 3 dwr commode; red pt “A La Capucine” chair; rustic chairs; Quebec festooned frieze wash bench; Quebec one dwr lift top blanket chest on frame in pt; Quebec festooned frieze 1 dwr wash stand; arrow back rocker; Quebec plant stand; pine bucket bench; Country pine bench; more;
CONTINENTAL FURNITURE: 18th c Italian marquetry, ebony, & M.O.P. inlaid 3 dwr commode of high quality; 8’ 17th c oak carved trestle table opens to 11’6”; 19th c Adams style mahog love seat; Geo III style inlaid mahog tambour sideboard; two 17th c oak & leather chairs; QA 6 leg dining table; Swiss tall case clock; pr of needlepoint upholstered William & Mary style armchairs;
VICTORIAN & GARDEN FURNITURE: 60” Eastlake Arts & Crafts two part oak, tile back sideboard w/ nickel plated hardware; great carved 5’ dia round solid rosewood dining table; fancy Victorian cast iron bench; fancy Victorian cast iron hall tree; Art Deco wrought iron & pt dec marble top table & mirror; pr of wire love seats; wore plant stand; pt dec recamier;
MISSION FURNITURE: Mission oak pegged dbl leaded & stained glass door bookcase 85’ x 56”; 36” rd Stickley leather top table; Stickley rocking chair; J M Young Morris chair; Conant rocker; H T Cushman humidor; Mission lamp stand;
CUSTOM & MODERN FURNITURE: early 20th c pineapple carved mahog two piece tall bedroom set by Winooski, Vt master carver Albert Whittekind; fine set of 10 Hepplewhite carved mahog shield back chairs; Hendrendon dining table & leaves; John Wannamaker Georgian mirror; Woodward & Son leather & chrome chair & ottoman; Chromecraft table & six chairs; & more;
VERMONT ART: James Franklin Gilman (Vermont 1850-1929) Interior scene with grandmother and grandchildren pencil and charcoal 22 x 26”; James F Gilman “Home” farm scene pencil charcoal and pencil 17 x 24;  Francis Colburn (VT 1909-1984) VT Landscape  o/c 26 x 37”; Francis Colburn “Victorian Falderal” still life o/c (featured at  the Fleming Museum Exhibition in 1962 27 x 37”; Bessie Drennan (VT 1882-1961 )  Drennan Hotel Woodbury VT winter scene o/b 15 x 20”; Benjamin F. Mason (VT 1804-1871) Portrait of Julia Huntoon Sherman of Castleton, VT  circa 1850 in spandrel frame o/c 30 x 25”; Horace Bundy (VT 1814-1883) Portrait of a gentleman o/c 30 x 24”;  Ilsa M Bischoff (VT 1901-1990) Fungus -Hartland VT Pastel 11 x 13”; Katherine Montstream (VT contemporary) “Porch” 1989 wc 16 x 21”; Katherine Montstream Burlington skyline at dusk 7 x 10”; Katherine Montstream Lone Rock Point in fog 1998 wc  5 x 4”;  Sabra Field (VT 1935-)  Maple and Stars 156/ 300 woodblock 8x8”; Sabra Field (VT 1935-) pastoral woodblock 2x2”; N Pelletier 1956 genre scene of logger with team of horses o/b in primitive style;
AMERICAN ART: Portrait in the manner of Gilbert Stuart  of  Lewis Hotchkiss of New Haven CT (1786-1859) oil on scored mahogany panel 29 x 24”; Joseph Bowler (American 1928-) Bathing Nude o/c  24 x 18”; Adeline Cole Chase (Am 1868-1944) Portrait of Henry Jackson o/c 42 x 32”; Harold Liebmann (AM 1895-1960) Nude with swans w/c 19 x 28”; Harold Liebmann Burlesque  w/c 18 x 24; Harriet Hutchinson Horton (Am 1864-1922) Portrait of a young boy in velvet suit  pastel 48 x 31”; Joshua Tolford (AM 1910-1985) “The Park” WPA 1937 o/c 20 x 24”; American School painting circa 1850 of Cornelia Kirkland Sloane (b. 1827) o/c 30 x 24”; American School portrait of Dr. Asahel Hall of Wallingford CT (1792-1877) circa 1850 o/c 23 x 28”; Goray Douglas (1920-1976) Circa 1953 “Old Tibetan Mt Everest Expedition Veteran” pastel on paper 14 x 11”; Gilman Low (Am 20th c ) portrait of a red haired woman o/c signed lower right  relined- 24 x 13”;P M Long Canadian maritime village scene wc 9 x 11”; Arthur Hall Smith (Am 1931-) Deconstructed nude ink wash 20 x 11”;
EUROPEAN ART: Jean Pierre Zingg (French 1925-) Abstract  o/c signed lower left 21 x25”; Jean Pierre Zingg abstract  o/c signed lower left  16 x 31”; Lucio Ranucci (Italian 1925-) At The table modern o/c 36 x 24”; J. Et Peidot (19th c ) comic fox hunting scene with man up a tree chasing fox o/c 20 x 25” in as found condition identified on back J. Et Peidot, Royal Alder Sparbuck? 31, 1812; G Nasi (Italian 19th c ) o/ panel of gentleman imbibing wine in ornate shadowbox frame 8 x 6”;
PRINTS: Detmold (Maurice & Edward) Sixteen Illustrations of Subjects from Kipling’s “Jungle Book” 1903 MacMillian and Co London folio; Robert Indiana (AM 1928-) The Golden Future of America serigraph 40/175 signed 76’ 18 x 22”; Alexander Calder (American 1898-1976) abstract lithograph signed in plate 18 x 26”; Currier and Ives large format lithograph “Fast Trotters on Harlem Lane NY” 21 x 30”  conserved with some repairs; Currier and Ives- On the Hudson, Strawberries, Fruit and Flowers, and Evangeline; Simon Alvar (French 1935-) interior - multiple print process 25 x 18”; LeRoy Neiman (Am 1921-2012) Fouquets pencil signed serigraph  26 x 21”; Andrew Wyeth (Am 1917-2009) Christine’s World litho print; Kuniyasu Utagawa circa 1820 Edo period Japanese ukiyo-e woodblock print “Corteasan of Tamaya” 14 x 10”; John Leech (English 1817-1864) “Gone Away”  and “Don’t Move” sporting lithographs Thos. Agnew and Sons London 15 x 23”; Louis Brall co London “Gladiateur” equestrian engraving 15 x 18”;Yves Ganne (French 1931-)  Still life- serigraph on paper signed and editioned 18 x 24”
COUNTRY ACCESSORIES: 33” copper bull weathervane w/ zinc head & old directionals; primitive o/c theorem w/ basket of flowers; fine miniature Federal inlaid 4 dwr chest ht 17”; 19th c Henry W Knight sanded & gilt lettered wooden store sign 17’1”;  running boar carousel figure 53”; fanciful Quebec knife box in old green pt; Quebec carved folk art corner shrine shelf dec w/ crosses; primitive framed mirror in old red pt; pr of early silhouettes in birdseye maple frames; 37 star silk American flag; cased ship diorama; Sperm whale tooth “taken April 20th, 1840 Bark Roanoke”; Joel Ellis type doll cart in orig pt; Quebec folk art carved ball in obelisk frame; ornate woven & gilt palm leaf; 19th c blue dec stoneware crocks & jugs incl ovoid forms; Ft Edward Ale pitcher; early redware pottery pcs; rd & oval boxes in old paint; lg wooden bowl; primitive woodenware; ptd mortar; wooden curd funnel; tin & iron incl candlemolds, hogscraper candlesticks; kitchenware; 12 dwr apothecary box w/ salt box top; another apothecary box; 19th c NE ash woodsplint farm baskets; carved wooden butter mold; early tin & ironware;
EARLY TEXTILES: sev early quilts descending from the Asahel Barnes familyof Chimney Point, VT from 1913 attic- one with note “made by Grandmother Barnes”; outstanding early 19th c sewing roll up w/ old note “carried my father in the Civil War” found in 1913 newspaper; paisley shawl w/ old note “given to me in 1871” found in 1913 newspaper; 19th c cashmere shawl from the same 1913 attic; early 19th c hand loomed stair runner in remarkable state of survival; Frost type pattern hooked rug of a dog; Grenfell type hooked mat; 19th c needlework/ stumpwork of a girl; 1796 sample by Rebecca Perry  age 11; sev homespun coverlets;
FORMAL ACCESSORIES: 1920 Louis Vuitton “Vuittonette” yellow trunk w/ tray #750124; early 19th c tapestry w/ religious tableaux; early Icon ptd on wooden panel; brass reliquary w/ St Bernadette 1st class relic; maniple vestment;  pr of Tiffany Studios NY dbl table lamps; 1920 Fraser bronze bas relief of Theodore Roosevelt w/ Decorative Arts League label; rev ptd shade table lamp; Italian bronze & marble floor lamp; pr of brass double candle sconces; pr of Arts & Crafts hammered copper wall sconces; pr of Roycroft hammered copper bookends; Sanford Ring Cartersville, GA hammered copper bowl; Art Nouveau patinated figural table lamp signed Dore’; pr. of cast iron hitching posts ht 68”; brass telescope on wooden tripod w/ 3” refractor lens; rare cased J Prentice NY brass drafting instrument; Seth Thomas long drop oak case regulator ht 68”; Troemner brass balance scale;  early 19th c percussion pepperbox pistol; 19th c percussion  pocket pistol; 19th c brass andirons; 19th c brass fireplace fender; brass bed warmer; 19th c lap desk w/ MOP & parquetry inlay; 19th c English tea box; cased cologne/ scent bottles; neat small bullseye mirrored wall sconce w/ carved eagle; French copper cookware; gilt brass sliding bookends; unfinished cast brass rd medal engraved WM Franklin London w/ sunburst (possibly William Franklin); stained glass door w/ oval panel; stained glass arched window light; pr of  wooden gates; set of 4 early tin fence post caps; pr of cast iron garden urns; pr of cast iron planter boxes; contemporary carved cigar store Indian signed R Gallagher; Quebec ptd wooden RR crossing sign in French & English;  
EARLY PHONOGRAPHS: Victor V table top phonograph w/ oak spear tip horn in unrestored as-found condition; Standard Talking machine Co style X oak table top phonograph w/ black horn in fine original condition; Edison “Gem” phonograph w/ black Witch’s hat horn in fine original condition;
NATIVE AMERICAN & ETHNOGRAPHIC: NW Coast carved & ptd wooden boat model 28”; Inuit carved stone figure of a hunter ht 4.25”; Inuit whale’s tooth carving of a bird ht 4.5”; NE Woodland Indian baskets; sev Navajo rugs;  
ASIAN ACCESSORIES: Korean carved stone reclining deer; 18th c polychrome jar w/ lid ht 19”; Japanese moriage type enamel dec vase w/ old repair attributed to be from the Vanderbilt estate; early 20th c Chinese “dowager” female figure w/c 57” x 36”; early form Chinese blue & white tea cup; sev Chinese blue & white celadon vase/ lamps; 18th- 19th c Chinese blue & white porcelain; ca 1900 Chinese cobalt blue & gold pt dec; Chinese bronze reticulated lantern w/ dragon; pr of Oriental bronze seated foo dogs ht 21”; cinnabar covered box w/ dragon; Chinese MOP inlaid carved wooden plinth w/ inset marble; Chinese carved hardstone floral vase; nest of 3 Tibetan singing bowls; Chinese carved nuts;
ORIENTAL CARPETS & RUGS:18th- early 19th c Northern Persian tribal 3 medallion area rug- worn areas; 19th c Persian 3 medallion tribal area rug w/ heavy wear; 19th c Tekke prayer rug w/ hatchlou design; early 20th c Tekke bagface all wool 3 rows of 3 guls; early 20th c Tekke bagface all wool 4 ros of 4 guls; early 20th c N Persian 3 med area rug w/ light blue field; Kirman floral ctr med area rug w/ cream ground; sev Hamedan area rugs; mid 20th c Sarouk room size carpet; other room size carpets; 33’ long tent band w/ fringe Usbek- Afghanistan;
EARLY GLASS- 32.5” 19th c. off hand swirl glass cane; 3” amethyst basket weave pattern scent flask; 2.5” amethyst paneled scent flask; 2 blown clear flip jars 5.5”. 6”;  early blown trumpet form stemware incl. knob stem & folded foot; 2 blown clear tankard mugs w/ applied blown handles; 2 blown clear quilted  ftd. master salts; 9 blown clear knob stem wines;  4 clear blown wines with bulbous form bowls; 6 clear blown trumpet form stemmed wines; green Missisquoi “A” Spring spring water bottle 9.5”;  1895 Whitall Tatum pontilled clamp-lid medical jar; early American pattern glass whale oil lamps; 3 mold blown camphene lamps; 3 pattern glass finger lamps with blown applied handles;  
GLASS AND CHINA- Doulton Lambeth Aesthetic Movement art pottery pitcher w/ polychrome glaze signed “M.V.M. 761”-  Mark V. Marshall 1876-1912 ht 9.5”; Turn Royal Vienna Alexandra porcelain Austrian art deco pottery vase ht. 9.5”; 40+ pcs.  flow blue “Candia” pattern dinnerware;  Gaudy Dutch teapot, sugar bowl and serving plate; group of Blue Onion pattern china; group of asst’d Port Neuf china pcs.; 46 pcs; Copeland Spode “Camilla” pattern dinnerware; Rockingham milk pan and batter pitcher; collection of 40+ pcs. of majolica  incl. tazzas, pitchers,  ewer,  serving bowls, leaf form platters; some mkd. Etruscan and other English manufacturers; 57 pc. Minton cobalt, gilt rim, & raised enamel dinner service; 11 pc Bassett Limoges Austrian fish serving set incl. sauceboat & platter; 8 fine etched Bohemian stemmed wine glasses;  5” gilt enamel iridescent art glass vase; 14.5” Parian porcelain bust of Queen Victoria; Gillinder & Sons frosted bust of Abraham Lincoln; 5” gilt enamel dec. Mt. Washington glass rose bowl; Pair of  8.5” ht. Simon Pearce Woodstock, VT blown glass ftd. Compotes; 3 4.5” ht. Simon Pearce Woodstock, VT compotes; 2 Simon Pearce blown tankard mugs, 5.5” ht. Orrefors “Crown” lead crystal bowl; American Brilliant period cut glass punch 2 part punch bowl ht 11”-as is; blown Ruby Venetian glass centerpiece bowl w/ patented metal base; 7” Paris porcelain cache pot w/ hand ptd. scenic panel;  6” Italian porcelain centerpiece bowl w/ floral festoons and butterfly dec.; 7 blown crystal water goblets, 7” ht art glass vase signed “Goldfarb”;
SILVER: 1832-33 J. Charles Edington London 4 pc sterling silver tea service incl. coffee pot, tea pot, creamer, and sugar- 71.2 troy oz.; pair of contemporary mkd. .925  sterling silver  Rococo Chinoiserie all-over repousse figural candlesticks-85 troy oz; lg.  Sheffield silver plate neo-classical warming dome; 49 pcs. Towle “Candlelight” sterling silver flatware; Continental  mkd. 830 silver triple arm candelabra; 10 Gorham “Buttercup” sterling silver spoons;  12 Alvin “Orange Blossom” sterling silver boullion spoup spoons; 6 Alvin “Florentine” sterling silver  soup spoons; 4 pcs. cased silver mtd. bone handled carving set; George Jensen sterling silver master salt;  Gorham sterling silver ruffled rim bowl; 1843-44 London sterling sugar tongs;
COINS & JEWELRY: extremely rare ancient Roman Licinius II gold aureus (ad 317-324) from the estate of British Rear Admiral E L Tottenham- found in its early 20th c Spink’s pink envelope; pr of US $1 dollar gold coin earrings; 14k white gold & baguette dia bracelet 5 ¼ ct total wt; 14k yellow gold bangle bracelet; 14k yellow gold & dia tennis bracelet 1.5 ct total wt; 18k yellow gold & baguette dia ring 2.15 ct total wt; 14k yellow gold 20 ct kunzite & dia ring; 14k & dia clasp double strand pearl necklace 8mm total length approx 26”; 18k boulder opal ring; 18k yellow gold & amethyst brooch; 10k watch fob ends; Hermes “Kelly” canvas & leather handbag w/ gilt metal hardware signed Hermes- Paris, Gucci handbag; beaded bags; more;
SPECIAL INTEREST: outstanding & rare small 19th c G Ladue hand pump fire wagon in old paint & decoration found in Salem, NY ht 40”; early “Russian” style horse drawn sleigh descending from Dr Joseph Beach Cutler of Highgate, VT  in original paint; 1908 Old Town row boat 12’ 5” descending from Vincent Sardi of Sardi’s in NYC; very nice iron, chrome, & tile back kitchen stove made by A. Belanger- Montmagny, Que; Moseley & Stoddard- Rutland, Vt dog, goat, or sheep power in untouched old surface;   
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1903 MacMillan and Co London folio Maurice and
Edward Detmold Illustrations to Rudyard Kiplings
Jungle Book
Ancient Roman gold Licinius II Aureus coin
Bessie Drennan ob Drennan Hotel
Woodbury VT
Copper and Zinc Cow weathervane 33 inches
descending from Johnson family of Goddard College
Country accessories
Francis Colburn oc landscape
Frost type hooked rug
James Franklin Gilman (VT 1850-1929) charcoal on paper interior scene dated 1881
James Franklin Gilman (VT 1850-1929) pencil and charcoal on paper farmscape dated 1875
Large format Currier and Ives Fast Trotters on Harlem Lane
Old Town row boat
Pair of early silhouettes in tiger maple frames
Ship diorama in shadow box descending from British Rear Admiral E L Tottenham; 2 important Gilman drawings from Montpelier estates; pcs from the estate of an Upstate NY Canadiana
& Folk Art collector, several VT paintings from Burlington Hill section homes; pcs sold to benefit the Hood Museum in Hanover, NH & other New England Institutions, & the contents of a 1913 Plattsburg, NY attic- this will be one of the best auctions to be held in Vermont this summer.

Asthetic movement server with tile decoration Andrew Anderson NYC sideboard
ca 1920 Louis Vuitton Vuittonette trunk
Chinese enamel covered jar from Seymour House Middlebury VT
Continental silver candlesticks with chinossere motif
Early fire pumper hand cart
Early sewing roll
Early tribal area rug
Italian stone inlaid commode detail
Italian stone inlaid three drawer commode with bird of paradise motif
Joseph Bowler (Am 1928)
Bathing Nude
New England 4 dwr chest
Portrait in the manner of Gilbert Stuart (Am 1755-1828) of Lewis Hotchkiss of New Haven CT
Rare Victor V victrola w speartip horn
Robert Indiana serigraph The Golden Future of America
Stickley leather top table
Tekke prayer rug w hatchlou design
Vermont Federal cherry inlaid two drawer card table from Seymour House Middlebury VT
Vietnamese carved deer figure




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