William Smith Annual Thanksgiving Estate Auction
Smith’s Auction Gallery, 1064 RT 12A,
Auction: Saturday, November 25, 2017 at 10:00am
Preview: Friday 24, 11-5pm and 8:30 morning of sale
earlier by appointment
Featuring estate collections of fine Americana, Native American, Shaker, artwork, antique clock collection, fine Jewelry, silver, coins, antique Oriental rugs, Steinway piano, 1970 Mercedes and more
We have combined several New England estates selecting choice items from each to comprise this auction, 99% of these items are being sold without reserve.
Featuring Americana – QA bonnet top walnut MA highboy; 2 other QA highboys; Boston Federal cylinder rill secretary; Ma oxbow 4 drawer chest; good QA walnut and walnut veneer dressing table Boston; fine Chippendale and Federal bow front chests; several QA and Chippendale tall chest; Chippendale Phil tea table with compressed ball; NH Federal 2 part secretary; fine paint decorated PA dower chest; 18th C. PA work and tavern tables; several good period Pembroke tables; 2 NH Federal card tables with inlays; Portsmouth NH Federal stand; early NE hutch table in red paint; period federal lolling chair in red paint; VT paint decorated stand; Gothic armchair; 4 early Spanish feet QA chairs; Chippendale cherry 2 part linen press; TN or Ohio blanket chest, others; blanket boxes in blue paint; great early sea chest; antique multi drawer apothecary on bracket base; early corner cupboard and small set back cupboards; tavern tables; many good early stands and early American tables; pair of bow back Windsor chairs; extra-long drop leaf harvest table over 9ft and much more!
Shaker: 2 Shaker cupboards one in salmon; Shaker wood box; rare Shaker revolving chair; fine Shaker writing box; pr. of Harvard com ladder back chairs in mustard; Mt Lebanon Shaker rockers; several shaker youths and child’s chairs and rockers; Shaker wash stand in red; Shaker finger boxes and carriers; Shaker wheel barrel; Shaker baskets; Shaker stools; Shaker tin ware; shaker buckets; Shaker stove, etc.
European: Fine pr. of English Regency pedestal dining room cabinets; choice English Georgian hairy paw foot sideboard in rich mahogany; Chippendale English double chair back settee; small Hepplewhite inlaid server; English Regency cheval mirror; 17th C Continental Santos figure; Regency inlaid wine cooler; English etegere, and more.
Custom: Chippendale style camel back sofa; good pair of lolling chairs; custom made John Kingston full size bed in the Nakashima style, Mellon estate, 1965; large Pompanoosuc 3 part breakfront entertainment; good cherry Shackleton round top table 60”; 2 Dana Robes stands; 2 part Copeland Furniture cherry desk; D R Dimes farm table; set of 6 D R Dimes bow back Windsor chairs; set of 8 Windsor style chairs; pr. of leather club chairs; pr. of Sherrill library chairs leather; leather sofa ad more.
Clocks: English Georgian tall clock, dial signed George Farquharson, London; MA tall case clock with brass works and inlaid Roxbury case; tall clock dial signed Wingate; other tall clocks; nice NH mirror clock; 2 pillar and scroll shelf clocks; several early banjo weight driven wall clocks including lyre example signed Sawin; 3 piece Egyptian Revival clock set; large size carriage clock; many other clocks.
Accessories: Good early sea chest; table model globe; early ship model “The Boxer” with original blue prints; child size VT grain painted chest; child size corner cupboard in blue paint; several early miniature chests; early tea caddies and writing boxes; early samplers; early pipe box; early candle lantern in green; great antique doll house with good furnishings; antique pedal car; several good QA wall mirrors; marble sculpture by Hip Moreau; early bronze relief plaque, old masters; bronze dogs, other bronzes; horse andirons, other andirons; early stick barometer; sundial James Lynch Dublin; min. paintings and silhouettes; etc.
Folk Art: 19th C. barbers pole in old paint; sloop boat weathervane; auto lightning rod; folky toy cow on wheels; folk art carving of Uncle Sam; other folk carving of English Admiral; collection of early decoys, ducks, geese and shorebirds; early game board; selection of blue decorated stoneware; antique “Powers” sign; several good hooked rugs; baskets including one in old blue; firkins in old paint; watch makers trade sign; and more
American Indian: choice late 19th c. Northwest coast totem pole; weavings include many early Navajo blankets and rugs some dating back to 1880; Indian clay pots including large Historic example; Inuit stone carvings, Indian silver, other Native American; example Civil War belts; Early wood canteen; 2 early flint locks; Spencer rifle; other Indian.
Art: several oils by Henry MacGinnis from the Walker estate, the last group to be sold; 2 oils by D. Mecatti, Arabs; oil by Louis LeRoux; oil by Louis Betts; w/c MT Chocorua by Wm. Paskell; W/C, A. Lassell Ripley, bird hunting scene, Vose label; oil shoreline signed M F DeHaas; two W/C’s, Wm. Goadby Lawrence; oil of the falls N. Conway Wm Phelps; oil apple tree Edith B. Stevens; oil seascape, John Enneking; oil Western scene signed Bruce Marshall; oil seascape signed Cullin Yates; oil harbor signed L F Russell; oils by Thomas Curtin; oil by Sweetland Dorset VT; Neil Drevitson egg tempera, cow; pastle city scene, Frank Will; pastel nude R. Soyer; oil painting still life John Wainewright; winter scene oil H. Geyer; pr. of early folk portraits, NY sitters; several 19th C primitive paintings still life and landscapes; George Washington print; various Currier and Ives; large western photo Peter Lik “Mystic Valley”. Silver: 5 piece sterling repoussé tea set by Jenkins and Jenkins; sterling hot water kettle repoussé by S. Kirk; 2 sterling tea set by Tiffany and Co.; Sterling flatware set Tiffany and Co.; several other sterling flatware sets; 2 heavy sterling tea trays; several sterling oval platters; 2 silver plaques, Van Gogh self-portrait and sunflowers; other groups of sterling silver table wares.
China: Set of Royal Crown Derby china, Imari pattern; set of Lenox china, Westport; other sets of china; several Mettlach steins; other fine china.
Jewelry: Impressive 3.3 ct. diamond ring F color with 2 other smaller diamonds; several other diamond rings; antique diamond bracelet in platinum over 6 ctw; approx. 7ctw diamond tennis bracelet; other diamond bracelets; emerald and diamond bracelet; French bracelet with diamonds and enamel; horse shoe pin with 3ctw diamonds; lovely emerald ring surrounded with diamonds; diamond and sapphire rings; many gold bracelets; various antique gold pins set with diamonds and other stones; Cartier pocket watch with enamel; Patek Phillip 18K gold pocket watch; other pocket watches; various antique wrist watches; approx. 70 lots beginning at lot 200 and will be on view up until their sale time, @ 1:00pm.
Coins: collection of gold coins, many 20$ American gold pieces, other gold coins; many lots of silver coins, other coins and paper currency and more- approx. 25 lots- starting at lot 400, will be on view during the sale up to their sale time, @4pm.
Oriental Rugs: a good selection of both antique and contemporary, room size, area rugs, hall rugs and scatter rugs, some tribal mats and more.
Misc: 1970 Mercedes 280 SE with service records, a creampuff; Steinway model M grand piano, Canoe Club prov. well maintained; pair of early columns with carved stone tops, 7’ h; signed Abraham Lincoln note, 1861, early books and much more.
See all items online at www.wsmithauction.com
Terms: Cash | Check | Major Credit Cards: 18% Buyer’s Premium
Reduced to 15% w ith Cash or Check | No Sales Tax | Catered
Auctioneers: William G. Smith & Kenneth R. Labnon
Gallery Manager: Leon Rogers
Plainfield, New Hampshire 03781
NH LICENSE #2825– VT #57-702 – FL #AU-4814
Offices – Plainfield, NH – Greenwich, CT – Sarasota, FL – Phoenix, AZ
Collection of Shaker
Oil, G. De Haas
Great carved totem pole, found in a Hudson River Valley attic
Duck decoy collection
Collection of fine Native
Good Native American pottery
PA Chipp. dower box, orig. paint
Period Regency cabinets
Period PA furniture
Jenkins & Jenkins sterling NH watercolor, A. Lassall Ripley,
Over 50 lots of estate jewelry
5 Church Hill Road / Newtown, CT 06470
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