William A. Smith

William A. Smith, Inc.
Auctioneers and Appraisers

Great Summer Estate Auction!

Antique, Art, Asian, Silver and Jewelry
Smith's Auction Gallery
Plainfield, New Hampshire

Friday, June 29, 2018, at 10:00 am
Previews: Thursday from 12-5 pm and 8:30 morning of sale.

Our summer auction season kicks-off with a pre-July 4th holiday auction. This year’s roster of goods to be sold includes many NH and VT estates along with a Darien, CT, estate. Over 400 lots sold at a fast pace and unreserved to the highest bidder, please attend.

IN PART: Federal grandfather clock, inlaid mahogany case brass works signed “Simon Willard Roxbury”; 2 other fine period grandfather clocks; 2 Queen Anne New England highboys; 2 Chippendale 6-drawer tall chests maple and cherry examples; Chippendale PA walnut 4-dr. chest with quarter columns; other Federal 4-drawer New England chests, including 2 bowfront examples; Chippendale New England slant-lid desk with double-step interior; fine Hepplewhite Pembroke tables, including bowed-end examples; flame birch NE secretary; several 18th- and 19th-c. candlestands; various country floor cupboards, including setback open-top examples; pairs of period Chippendale chairs; small Southern Federal 3-dr. chest; Chippendale dower chests, including Southern example; Chippendale slant-lid desk with satinwood interior; 2-part Federal banquet table with reeded legs; Federal cherry 2-part corner cupboard; Southern corner cupboard; Q.A. table from South Carolina; Federal card table attrib. to Joseph Connolly; NYC Classical chairs; exceptional cobblers bench; 6 stepdown Windsor chairs;

Fine set of 8 Chippendale-style dining chairs; set of 6 English dining chairs; 3-part inlaid Hepplewhite dining table; pedestal base dining table; inlaid Federal-style sideboard and server; Empire Gothic armoire; antique tester bed converted to king size; Federal acanthus carved post canopy bed with similar chest; good set of 8 pillow-back chairs, 2 arms; good country tavern table, tapered legs; country dry sinks; early Windsor chairs; inlaid North Shore school sofa; and much more.

EUROPEAN: Early child-size Dutch bombé cylinder desk, other similar Dutch child’s desk with mirror; 17th/18th-c. walnut parquetry valuables travel chest; good English Welsh dresser; Swedish grandfather clock; Louis XVI settee; 1764 European trunk; period French fruitwood commode; period country French farm table; and more.

MISC: Mocha pitcher; crystal hurricane lights; early Delft ceramics polychrome and blue and white; 19th-c. apothecary jars; Ironstone china; Orrefors crystal bowl with color; set of Copeland Spode “Tower”; Doulton Puzzle jug; lot of Dedham pottery; large set of transferware china; selection of early blue and white and polychrome Delft, etc.

ASIAN: from a VT attic - Bronze Buddha figures; carved and giltwood buddhas; Asian dolls; Chinese cinnabar; carved Asian elements; Asian lacquerware; selection of Rose Medallion, punch bowl and garden seat; Chinese famille rose porcelain; Chinese celadon plates; early Chinese bronze bowl; Chinese pigskin trunk; old Asian paintings rolled up canvases (unstretched); early Spanish Colonial oil painting rolled, (unstretched); Satsuma vases and lamps; several Japanese and Chinese paintings; 3 Japanese Samurai swords; 18th-c. Chinese woodblock; mahjong sets; several early netsukes.

ART: from a VT attic - Abstract oil by Angel Botello; 2 Mid-century oils by Jorge Damiani; 1957 abstract w/c signed Bandeira; mixed media abstract signed J. C. Perinetti 61; oil Cubist-style portrait signed Vitalis 57; abstract oil signed Daniel Heide; abstract oil T. Webb; Paul Aizpiri litho. city scene; w/c seascape signed.

OTHER ART: Oil sailing ship signed Charles Vickery; early oil on board Indian baby; 4 w/c’s by Marion Kummel, Hanover, NH, artist; sepia of the Jethro Coffin House, Nantucket; oil by Gerrit Beneker; local art by Corliss Blakely; Mary Fox and Suzanne Kowalski; Grumbo w/c Spirit of Spring; antique w/c signed A. Penley; oil signed Gustave Weigand; B. Champney oil painting, oil signed S. L. Gerry and more.

PRINTS: Old master etchings; many early engravings; early maps of NH, VT, and ME; chart of the FL stream, 1804 by J. Gold; etching by R. Beal of ship; etching “moose caller” Frank Benson; many Bishop duck prints; C. Ettinger litho.; several old Japanese woodblock prints; John Stobbart New Orleans print; Audubon bird prints; 2 Inuit paintings; litho by Michael Robinson; woodcut by Irving Amen; lithos by Chagall, Goya, Picasso and others.

SOPHISTICATED: 3 early icons; unusual tribal weavings and spreads; ornately carved and giltwood mirrors; European leaded and stained-glass windows; collection of very early European engravings some dating back 300 years; trunk with early European outfits; Bradley and Hubbard crushed acorn student lamp, other good lamps; Venetian glass mirror.

FOLK: lot of antique cake boards; early wallpaper stencils; pr. of iron dolphin andirons; Enterprise coffee mill; various decoys, including Jess Blackstone bird and J. Franco geese; collection of early samplers; Northwest Coast art; Native American basket and pot; early red toleware tray; tole tray sailor; ship model; ships diorama; pond boat; Early child-size bird’s-eye maple chest; Confederate and other flags; old sword; military hat by J.R. Pettis; percussion pistol; several good Federal mirrors; early bull’s-eye mirror; many good early boxes, including tantalus; carriage clocks; Chelsea ships’ clocks; early banjo and pillar and scroll clock; 19th-c. map or chart chest other nautical; antique wire birdcage in green; pewter collection; carved pipes.

JEWELRY: Approx. 50 lots of estate jewelry, including a 7-ct. diamond tennis bracelet set in platinum; sapphire and diamond bracelet set in yellow gold; diamond pin Cartier; other Cartier; antique diamond and pearl pin; large amethyst and yellow gold bracelet with similar earrings; antique 18K yellow gold enameled diamond earrings; several antique platinum and diamond rings; antique opal necklace and ring; antique gold cufflinks and stud sets; ruby ring surrounded with diamonds; 2-ct. sapphire and diamond ring; antique gold cameo jewelry; carved green jade pendant other jade; 18k gold “Marina B” earrings; and much more.

STERLING: good sets of sterling flatware; Hallmarked silver tray; 3-piece French 800 tea set; sterling bowls and vases; sterling water pitcher hammered; Cartier sherrys; and much more, approx. 30 lots.

ODDITIES: Lg. blue marlin mount; zebra hide rug, other hide rugs; Vintage pot belly stove; antique dental cabinet; Keuffel and Esser “American Eagle” drafting table, c. 1900. Modern: pair of crimson leather wing chairs; leather settee; pair of Heritage bachelor’s chests; Howard Miller grandfather clock; outdoor synthetic wicker furniture; wine refrigerator; and more. Good selection of Oriental rugs, room size and scatters.

MODERN: pair of crimson leather wing chairs; leather settee; pair of Heritage bachelor’s chests; Howard Miller grandfather clock; outdoor synthetic wicker furniture; wine refrigerator; and more.

Good selection of Oriental rugs, room size and scatters.

Boston, c. 1770.

Willard clock.

Q.A. New maple highboy.

Diamonds and pearls.

2 oils by Damiani.

Cash-Check-Major Credit Cards: 18% buyer’s premium, Reduced to 15% with cash or check
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No internet bidding at Smith Auctions.

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

William A. Smith Inc.
Auctioneers and Appraisers

PO Box 49, Plainfield, New Hampshire 03781
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William G. Smith and Kenneth R. Labnon – Auctioneers
Gallery Manager: Leon Rogers

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