William Smith 47th Annual Labor Day Auction Mon. Sept 1st at 10:00 am

When:
Mon Sep 01, 2014 10:00AM
Where:
1064 Route 12A
Plainfield, NH

William Smith 47th Annual Labor Day Auction Mon. Sept 1st at 10:00 am
Smith’s Auction Gallery, Plainfield NH
Preview Sun. from 12-6 pm and 8 am morning of the sale.
Our 47th annual Labor Day auction offers some exceptional items from many estates including Sylvia Leet, a major antique collector, having placed items in the Smithsonian. Eleanor Stark, late of Concord, NH, Mrs. Stark served in her community government and was a member of the 1974 Constitutional Convention, a well-respected member of her community and finally a most impressive collection of jewelry from the estate of Rachel and Charles Arnholm late of Barre, VT. Please join us for an exciting day!  

William Smith, Inc
Specializing in Fine Antiques
AUCTIONEER and APPRAISER
Plainfield, New Hampshire 03781 • Tel. 603-675-2549
NH License #2825 - VT #57-702 - MA #525 - FL #AU-3179
WE BUY SINGLE ITEMS OR COMPLETE ESTATES
OUR RATES ARE COMPETITIVE
In Part: Fine tiger maple two-part QA New England highboy with original brass; good Chippendale tiger maple slant lid desk, old brass; NH maple 7 drawer tall chest, on bandy legs, Bartlett school; other early tall chests; PA walnut highboy with shell carved apron and fluted stiles; good PA walnut two-part set-back cupboard with carved stiles; PA Q.A. walnut two dr. tavern table; Chippendale mahogany serpentine front chest; Chippendale mahogany oxbow front slant lid desk; unusual two-part QA linen press with tombstone panel doors; fine MA Federal mahogany server small size; NH chest on chest on bandy legs; bonnet top QA highboy; Hepplewhite inlaid mahogany sideboard; several antique floor cupboards barrel back corner cupboard and blue painted 4 door floor cupboard; Federal tiger maple Hepplewhite card table, good tiger Federal Pembroke table and candle stands; Federal window bench; several good Federal light stands; set of six unusual Windsor chairs in old paint; early round top hutch table; long 7’ Federal turned leg harvest table; various early tavern tables; from a local family, a good group of Southern Federal furniture from the Carolinas, including an inlaid desk, chest of drawers and stands; plus much more country.
European: Fine China trade rosewood desk, great carved interior; English triple pedestal mahogany banquet table; set of 12 fine Hepplewhite mahogany carved shield back dining chairs; two-part Chippendale highboy with shell carved knees and Japanned decoration; two-part English carved oak Welsh dresser; carved English oak high back hall bench; other early carved oak English furniture; good two-part 18th/19th C. Dutch marquetry inlaid display cupboard, bombe base; Fine 18th C. Dutch marquetry inlaid slant lid desk, bombe form; 18th C. Dutch marquetry inlaid tall clock bombe base, brass works dial signed Gerrit Storm, Amsterdam; English tall case clock, signed Thomas Laidlaw; Fine English burl walnut credenza with ormolu mounts and porcelain plaques; good 19th C. Italian stretcher base table with marquetry and bone inlays; great carved wing and female heads mahogany library table possibly Horner; impressive dragon carved occasional tables; French 3 PC. parlor suite; small size 19th C. Dutch marquetry inlaid serpentine front small chest with marble top; good English Hepplewhite butlers desk with a rare bow front; good inlaid French stand with drawer; 2 English Georgian wine coolers; early country French table in walnut; period French farm table; 2 Period a English Canterbury’s; period English bookcase; early Spanish furniture; and much more
Custom: Tiger maple two-part corner cupboard, glass for top; tiger maple Chippendale tall chest; cherry and tiger maple sideboard; lg. size drop leaf wake table; tiger maple pencil post bed; good set of 6 curly maple Del. River style chairs; Hans Wegner leather and wood chairs; Kittinger wing chair; Kittinger serpentine chest;goat skin and chrome tea cart other custom
Good selection of bronze sculptures, including 2 nudes by C. Kauba signed Tiffany and Co.; bronze of a woman signed Bessie Potter Vonnoh also Tiffany and Co.; bronze by Louchet; 19th C. figures signed Clodion; child with ducks signed D. Gabrielle; bronze by Cemire; several Indian bronzes by Jerry Anderson, Wm White; two Italian white marble carvings putti groups; Marble bust of a woman, life size, signed G.M. Benzoni 1870; bronze by Tom Campajola mounted as a lamp with an art glass shade; abstract marble sculpture by Gentry; other good marbles and bronzes
Fine Federal banjo clock case with grain paint; banjo wall clock, battleship tablet signed Shreve Crump and Low Boston; carriage clock with columns; Waterbury crystal regulator; Art Deco clock set; pr. Of Black Forest wall plaques; early 19th C. Convex wall mirror; pr of Federal style parcel gilt wall mirrors; 2 pr. of good wall sconces; lg. pr. of Sevres covered urns; good Dresden jardinière; set of 4 Continental carved wood putti; pr. of early carved winged cherubs; other decorative  
Art: lg. still life oil, fruit atop slab table, signed S. Rosen; good pair of American portrait paintings, Attributed to Ammi Phillips from the Kendall Mix estate, So. Stratford, VT; fine oil, coastal view, oil on large canvas, 40 x 30, signed A T Bricher; oil on canvas, signed B. Champney, inscribed on stretcher, MT Kearsage from Conway Meadows; oil on canvas, Haitian Group, signed Paul Sample; oil on canvas, VT covered bridge, signed Aston Night, titled Bennington VT; 2 watercolors signed FW Benson; oil of MT Monadnock by CH Richert; oil woman on beach attrib. to Peterson; acrylic painting by Mitcham, believed to be a Playboy illustration, purchased in New Orleans, artist was deaf therefore no ears; Bill Barber Western painting; oil Indians by Jacob Pfeiffer; pastel by A. Mose; Oils by, Mary Bradish Titcomb, Emile Gruppe, W.J. Kaula, Chas Curtis Allen, W.L.Stevens, A. Lingquist, and Carl Peters; oil ducks by Maynard Reece; sketch by H Lumis;Oil, “On The Conway, N. Wales” by Chas Shaw; oil, Bretagne, Leon Dabo; oil VT, The Metowee in Spring by Herbert Meyer; oil mother and children having tea in the garden by Jules R Herve; oil, kachina by R. Goetz; oil, by Harry Shokler; pair of oil portraits signed and dated, R. Street 1839: O/C of the MacMillan family mother & children by Hermann Hanatschek; O/C still life of fruit and fowl, signed C T Bale; oil, ducks by S. Bowers; oil chickens signed Fichel; oil lily pads by Bern van Beek;   
More Art: Early oil on panel signed Frans Fracken II, court genre; early oil on canvas Jan Wouwerman Haarlem; oil on panel J. Crome; oil on panel by John Berney Ladbrooke; oil R Thorpe near Norwich by Joseph Stannard; Oil on board Worcester Castle by Henry Earp; oil on canvas pheasants by the gate by P. Naysmyth; oil on board child sketching a cat by H Oehmichen; oil on panel by Saml D Colkett; lg. Oil by Caiseiman Roth; w/c by Frances Keffer; several good European school genre paintings, decorative genre- hunt scene, children playing cards and more
Great Indian beaded Sioux bag; 7 Indian lithos, published by FW Greenough; several etchings Indians pencil signed Edward Borein; selection of Indian silver jewelry; good carved Polynesian 19th C. Paddle; Black Memorabilia; various comical oil paintings; blinking eye clock; various figures including lead; folky whirly gig, black man fishing; figural andirons; comical black advertising posters; figural humidor; etc
Porcelains: several Royal Worcester Dorothy Doughty figures including Orange Blossoms and Butterflies, Vermillion flycatchers and pussy willows, Scarlet tanagers; group of Boehm figures; large collection of blue cross sword Meissen china; good set of Limoges American Garden china sold by Tiffany and Co.; lg. Royal Dux Arab on a camel, another lg. Royal Dux  center piece, woman and 2 children supporting a shell, along with another; Lalique and Steuben; good Tiffany Favrille vase; other art glass; pr. of cut overlay mantle lusters; Minton Aesthetic dinner plates; other fine china and porcelains.  
Asian: Chinese altar table; 2 pair of Chinese garden seats, selection of Chinese export porcelain; exceptional Japanese bronze, Sumo wrestlers and referee, signed Miyao; Asian bronze Buddha; other Asian bronzes; 2 palace size cloisonné vases; good pr. of Chinese marble foo dogs; 19th C. Court vest; Persian robe; African carved panels; African bronzes;
Choice 1956 Ford Thunderbird convertible, with approx 74,000 original miles, professionally restored. This car was purchased by the consignor’s father in 1956, and was fully restored 20 years ago by the consigner and always garaged.
Spectacular Estate Jewelry: at approx. 1:00 pm we will sell 75 lots of jewelry, these items will be on display for inspection up until this time. Some highlights include, stunning fancy light yellow diamond pendant approx. 11 ct. round diamond surrounded by blue diamonds; spectacular vintage Ceylon sapphire dinner ring, approx.. 21 ct. sapphire surrounded with diamonds; great vintage sapphire and diamond cuff bracelet with enamel, approx. 29 ctw sapphires; approx. 6 ct. round diamond ring; assortment of impressive diamond jewelry ranging from 1.5 ct. up to 3 ct. single stones; vintage Art Deco diamond and sapphire bracelet; pr. of sapphire and diamond drop earrings, approx. 5 ctw sapphires; approx.. 2 ct. diamond stud earrings; elegant 18k diamond and emerald necklace approx. 2 ctw diamonds; fine Edwardian diamond and jade necklace; aqua pendant, approx. 7 ct. aqua and 2.5 ctw diamonds; approx. 40 ct. aqua Retro bracelet with diamonds set in rose gold; special Egyptian Revival pin pendant set with diamonds; Art Deco diamond and sapphire 3 stone ring; stunning 3 ct. Diamond cocktail ring; other fine gem set rings; Russian oval knot linked bracelet set with Rubies and diamonds; Chinese 23 kt yellow gold brooch with chrysoprase cabochon, approx. 63 ct.; Diane Love one of a kind Japanese Ivory and malachite brooch; 22 ct. yellow gold Rocco Etui with necessaire; Tiffany and Co. Bunny and bear brooches; assortment of gold whimsical animal brooches; unique silver card case set with gold coins; ladies platinum and diamond wrist watch; man’s 18k gold Omega wrist watch; ladies Piaget coin pendant watch with chain; and much more. This is one of our most impressive estate collections of jewelry, with good provenance.
Silver: 4 sets of sterling flatware including Tiffany; 2 large Gorham trays; other Tiffany silver items; ornate silver chalice; sterling tea set; other sterling.
Selection of good estate Oriental rugs, room size and scatters, and much more!
Come and enjoy, we keep auctions fun!
Terms:  Cash-Check-Major Credit Cards
15 Buyer’s Premium Reduced to 13% with Cash or Check
No Sales Tax • Catered • Comfortable Seating
William G. Smith and Kenneth R. Labnon
 – Auctioneers –
Leon Rogers – Gallery Manager
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Fine tiger maple two-part QA New England highboy with original brass
Early oil on panel signed Frans Fracken II, court genre
Large still life oil, fruit atop slab table, signed S. Rosen 19th C. Court vest
Exceptional Japanese bronze, Sumo wrestlers and referee, signed Miyao
A T Bricher, large oil on canvas, 40 x 30
Fabulous Ceylon (GIA), approx. 21 ct. blue sapphire 14K gold ring surrounded by Old European cut diamonds
Fine 18th C. Dutch marquetry inlaid
Great Indian beaded Sioux bag slant lid desk, bombe form
Good selection of bronze sculptures, including 2 nudes by C. Kauba signed
Tiffany & Co

Approx. 100 lots of fine Jewelry including several large diamonds from the Estate of Rachel and Charles Arnholm late
of Barre, VT and others. 99 percent of the jewelry will be sold unreserved. To learn more visit
Lot 212--- Ceylon (GIA) blue sapphire approx. 21 ct. antique cushion, with approx. 2.5 ctw. diamonds
Lot 213-- Ceylon blue sapphire 14kt yg enamel hinged antique cuff bracelet w/ diams. Approx. 35 ctw of sapphires and approx. 1.75 ctw diamonds
Lot 220-Diane Love #92 Japanese Ivory 18kt yg brooch w/ malachite & diams.
Lot 223-- Wonderful Rococo 14 karat gold (tested) yellow chased old Etui with necessaire
Lot 240--- - Antique gold bracelet set with black opals
Lot 241-- Carved Chinese hard stone pendant on chain
Lot 243- Fabulous platinum bracelet set with sapphire and diamonds
Lot 292-- Contemporary platinum diamond ring w/ approx. 2.94 ct center & .75 ct. tw side
Lot 203--- 14k yellow gold carved jade pendant w/ 9 mm aventurine quartz & jade beads.
Lot 204-Incredible GIA cert 11ct light fancy diamond pendant

PA walnut highboy with shell carved apron and fluted stiles
Oil, mother and children having tea in the garden by Jules R Herve
Oil, Haitian Group, signed Paul Sample
Choice 1956 Ford Thunderbird convertible, with approx 74,000 original miles, professionally restored. This car was purchased by the consignor’s father in 1956, and was fully restored 20 years ago by the consigner and always garaged.
Two Italian white marble carvings putti groups
19th C. bronze figures signed Clodion
Large pair of covered Sevres porcelain urns
Oil signed Emile Gruppe, 24” x 30”
Two-part Chippendale highboy with shell carved knees and Japanned decoration
18th C. Dutch marquetry inlaid tall clock bombe base, brass works dial signed Gerrit Storm, Amsterdam
Pair of 19th C. Asian floor vases along with antique carved marble foo dogs
Set of 12 fine Hepplewhite mahogany carved shield back dining chairs
Spectacular Fancy light yellow (GIA), approx. 11.5 ct. diamond pendant set in 14K gold surrounded by blue diamonds
NH maple 7 drawer tall chest,
on bandy legs, Bartlett school

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