William A. Smith

William A. Smith Inc.
Auctioneers and Appraisers
Specializing in Fine Antiques
Since 1961

PO Box 49, Plainfield, New Hampshire 03781
603-675-2549

www.wsmithauction.com

NH License #2825, VT #57-702, MA #525, FL #AU-3179
Auctioneers William G. Smith and Kenneth R. Labnon

Excellent Estate Auction
Early American, Shaker, and Good Accessories

The Historic French House Under Tents
Smith's Auction Gallery, Plainfield, NH

THURSDAY, AUGUST 1, 2013 at 10:00am

Preview Wed., July 31 from 12:00 – 5:00 and 8:00am morning of Sale

Paint-decorated furnishings and accessories from local estates

Great selection of country antiques offered at auction featuring Est. of Glendora Hutson, late of Contoocook, NH, who owned the historic Jeremiah and Mary Woodwell Fowler House, circa 1770. Miss Hutson was a well-known NH quilt designer, teacher and collector—plus items from the estate of Patty Yoder, collector of hooked rugs and folk art and items from a Woodstock, VT, estate.

PLEASE NOTE: No phone or computer bidding at this auction, no exceptions, please attend.

In Part: Good Chippendale cherry graduated six-drawer chest with fan-carved apron; fine tiger maple Federal chest with arrangement of six drawers, original finish; Chippendale graduated five-drawer chest; Chipp. maple chest NH history; other good Chippendale chests; good country farm table with scrubbed top and drawer; harvest table in red paint; several tavern tables some with drawers; two Chippendale slant-lid desks; several country pierced tin pie safes; small size sawbuck table; country Federal tables and stands in old paint; pr. of Windsor armchairs in old blue; continuous arm Windsor in old stain; other Windsors; set of six pillow-back Hitchcock chairs; tapered leg work table; country table with serpentine top; Q.A. blanket chest in old red paint; VT paint-decorated blanket box; other country blanket boxes, in paint; good set-back floor cupboard in red paint; hanging country cupboard in blue paint; two-door floor cupboard in blue/gray paint; early country open scalloped-top corner cupboard, with raised panel door below; other very good floor cupboards; early dry sinks; early jelly cupboards; Hepplewhite tap table; early child’s chairs; other good country.

Fine selection of Shaker including Shaker oval finger boxes in paint; Shaker chairs including tilter; Shaker rockers Canterbury and Mt. Lebanon; Shaker footstools; Shaker stoves; Shaker box, New Lebanon, NY; Shaker splint basket from Canterbury, NH; Shaker peg rail; original finish; Mt. Lebanon Shaker clock reel; 20+ Shaker pincushions; Shaker wood box; other Shaker.

Great VT portrait of Major Charles Jarvis of the 9th VT Infantry. Born and buried in Weathersfield, VT, after a mortal wound in 1863 near New Bern, NC, during his service in the Civil War. The artist William Morris Hunt, signed with monogram, exhibited Smithsonian American Art Museum, #85840060; portrait painting of William Perry by William Beechy; other early portraits, many folky painting of cats and dogs, primitive still lifes and landscape paintings; primitive painting on wood, “Old elm on Boston Commons”; oil painting, cows, signed G.A. Hays; Currier and Ives prints, other art.

Accessories: Collection of early lighting including rare hanging hall light, complete; skater’s lamps; two rare brass mechanical lamps; several whale oil lamps; miniature lamps; early iron lighting, brass, iron and tin lamps; mirrored sconces; onion lamps; hanging hall light, complete, other lamps; engraved powder horn, “my horne J. Lewis 1776”; Civil War soldier whirligig in paint; five early teddy bears; several stuffed toys including Steiff; old dolls; two youth-size Morris chairs; several early painted boxes including grained red and black trunk, 1852; Hingham kneeler, blue paint; good early country baskets; early firkins; several early food choppers; lg. collection of cookie molds; lg. collection of tinware including candle molds; country mortar and pestle; wooden chopping bowls; several stoneware jugs including some with blue; spatterware; slipware; several wooden duck decoys; early samplers; several pantry boxes; yellowware mixing bowls; scrimshaw items; quilting rack in old red paint; miniature cabinets; walnut four-drawer spool cabinet; miniature desk-top chest; salesman sample corn chopper, old signed; early sleds; early doorstops; various log cabin miniature houses; two eight-drawer spice chests; tin chandelier; cow and horse lightning rod vanes; early fireplace andirons tools and related; hearth items roasting tins, roasting jacks, iron utensils and more; early box in paint; game boards in paint; two framed American flags; large collection of brass bells; pair of book design table lamps; lot of spongeware; tin campaign top hat; iron horse; rocking horse old paint, lg. ride-on country horse and much more.

Collection of early colored bottles, flasks and inks; pr. of clam broth candlesticks, other early glass approx. 50 pcs. Good room-size Heriz Oriental rug; several antique Oriental scatter rugs; several good early hooked rugs; old homespuns and quilts; several early samplers; 2 Indian rugs, other textiles. Misc.: Antique doctor’s sleigh with hood; antique doctor’s 4-wheel buggy; buckboard and other sleigh; wagon wheels; corn chopper; lg. bellows; anvil and blacksmith tools; lg. Travis sled; antique woodworking tools, planes, squares, etc. some of good quality; 50 type trays; unusual lg. country store display case; many other farm and barn treasures; this is just a sample, much more unadvertised odd lots. Don’t miss it!

Collection of early colored bottles, flasks and inks; pr. of clam broth candlesticks, other early glass approx. 50 pcs.

Great VT portrait of Major Charles Jarvis of the 9th VT Infantry. Born and buried in Weathersfield, VT, after a mortal wound in 1863 near New Bern, NC, during his service in the Civil War. The artist William Morris Hunt, signed with monogram, exhibited Smithsonian American Art Museum, #85840060

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William G. Smith and Kenneth R. Labnon—Auctioneers
Leon Rogers—Gallery Manager


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William A. Smith

William A. Smith Inc.
Auctioneers and Appraisers
Specializing in Fine Antiques
Since 1961

PO Box 49, Plainfield, New Hampshire 03781
603-675-2549

www.wsmithauction.com

NH License #2825, VT #57-702, MA #525, FL #AU-3179
Auctioneers William G. Smith and Kenneth R. Labnon