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An Exceptional Memorial Day Auction  (May 28, 2018)

Wonderful 19th C. oil on canvas, the Abbott-Downing Concord Coach, Concord, N.H., with a view of Mt. Monadnock in background by S. Pezzoli 1888 with history , 24
Lot 9: Wonderful 19th C. oil on canvas, the Abbott-Downing Concord Coach, Concord, N.H., with a view of Mt. Monadnock in background by S. Pezzoli 1888 with history , 24" x 60", untouched condition, accompanied with this lot, is a CDV photo of the coach driver John McCullough of Claremont Junction NH. When one looks carefully at this painting his name is written on the coach's seat. - $9,500
Important Edwardian platinum ring set with approx. 11.26ct cabochon emerald and approx. 1 ctw. of round, marquise and emerald cut diamonds. Cert states Russian origin, F2 Ring size 4.5
Lot 41: Important Edwardian platinum ring set with approx. 11.26ct cabochon emerald and approx. 1 ctw. of round, marquise and emerald cut diamonds. Cert states Russian origin, F2 Ring size 4.5 - $14,000
Oil on canvas,
Lot 104: Oil on canvas, "Old Bridge and Mill at Compton Village N.H. and Mad River" by Geo. L. Brown, 10.5" x 14.5" - $9,800
Important oil painting on canvas by E.W. Redfield, signed lower left in original Harer frame, with inscription on stretcher:
Lot 128: Important oil painting on canvas by E.W. Redfield, signed lower left in original Harer frame, with inscription on stretcher: "'Village Street' by Edward W. Redfield, presented to Helen W. Henderson, March 1930, at Center Bridge", also inscribed on verso of frame lower left edge: "Landscape, E.W. Redfield owned by Helen W. Henderson" hand written label, other provenance available, 26" x 20" - $90,000
Original photograph by Ansel Adams
Lot 271: Original photograph by Ansel Adams "Monterey Coast" signed in pen, 18.75" x 14.5", Prov. given to the consignor by Ansel Adams while she worked at the White House in appreciation for her efforts in regards to the Redwood National Park. - $9,000
Fritz Koenig bronze
Lot 276: Fritz Koenig bronze "Pieta" initialed FK on base, 11.75" x 7.75" x 2.75". Exhibited at Staempfli Gallery "The Sculptor and the Architect" 1964 with original receipt from Staempfli Gallery - $18,000
1965 Mustang convertible, white with black top, approx 126,000 miles, VIN # 5F08F117897
Lot 200B: 1965 Mustang convertible, white with black top, approx 126,000 miles, VIN # 5F08F117897 - $9,000
2014 Mercedes-Benz C300, 4matic, in lunar blue, approx. 25,700 miles, VIN # WDDGF8AB6ER317527, with premium package, Norwich VT estate-one owner car
Lot 200: 2014 Mercedes-Benz C300, 4matic, in lunar blue, approx. 25,700 miles, VIN # WDDGF8AB6ER317527, with premium package, Norwich VT estate-one owner car - $19,000
1932 MG -chassis #J0363 
This unique MG J-type Midget with its own captivating backstory represents everything that was right in pre-war British sports car design.  This particular J-type engine was restored in England by noted pre-war MG expert Len Bull.  Powered by the tried and true inline water-cooled overhead-cam 4-cylinder 847cc engine with twin carbs, the drivetrain has been fully rebuilt, with the proper 4-forward-speed transmission and very good mechanicals throughout. Body and fenders in British racing green are in very good shape, with excellent door fit, and an older repaint that still shows well and can easily be made perfect. Very good Dunlop tires on the correct excellent centre-lock, detachable wire wheels. Perfectly fit leather tonneau and sides, leather seats, excellent dashboard and instrumentation and very good Dunlop tires on the correct excellent centre-lock, detachable wire wheels. Chassis number J0363.  Many in the MG and J-type communities will recognize the pedigree of this gem, and may remember its history on many tracks and hill-climbs throughout New England and beyond.
Lot 200C: 1932 MG -chassis #J0363 This unique MG J-type Midget with its own captivating backstory represents everything that was right in pre-war British sports car design. This particular J-type engine was restored in England by noted pre-war MG expert Len Bull. Powered by the tried and true inline water-cooled overhead-cam 4-cylinder 847cc engine with twin carbs, the drivetrain has been fully rebuilt, with the proper 4-forward-speed transmission and very good mechanicals throughout. Body and fenders in British racing green are in very good shape, with excellent door fit, and an older repaint that still shows well and can easily be made perfect. Very good Dunlop tires on the correct excellent centre-lock, detachable wire wheels. Perfectly fit leather tonneau and sides, leather seats, excellent dashboard and instrumentation and very good Dunlop tires on the correct excellent centre-lock, detachable wire wheels. Chassis number J0363. Many in the MG and J-type communities will recognize the pedigree of this gem, and may remember its history on many tracks and hill-climbs throughout New England and beyond. - $21,000
Approx. 2.5-2.75 ct round diamond ring, accented with another 2 ctw of diamonds in platinum
Lot 16A: Approx. 2.5-2.75 ct round diamond ring, accented with another 2 ctw of diamonds in platinum - $10,500
Oil on canvas, signed A.D. Shattuck on reverse,
Lot 136: Oil on canvas, signed A.D. Shattuck on reverse, "Mt. Washington", 28" x 44" - $14,000
1818 125 page journal charting East and West Florida, recording soils, forts, Indians and Negros. Kept by Henry Young, Capt of Topographical Engineers in the first Seminole War led by Andrew Jackson. (Click <a href=here to preview content)">
Lot 424: 1818 125 page journal charting East and West Florida, recording soils, forts, Indians and Negros. Kept by Henry Young, Capt of Topographical Engineers in the first Seminole War led by Andrew Jackson. (Click here to preview content) - $12,000

Exceptional Thanksgiving Holiday Auction- Fine Americana - Art - Silver - coins- Jewelry - important Native American  (November 25, 2017)

Choice Shaker wood box with accessories, dovetailed construction, old color, interior with kindling till, 27
Lot 13: Choice Shaker wood box with accessories, dovetailed construction, old color, interior with kindling till, 27"w. x 24"h. Prov. purchased from the Dr. and Mrs Edward Andrews estate in 1984, as seen illustrated in "Family Circle" magazine 1964 issue - $7,130
19th C. Shaker, Mt. Lebanon revolving chair, pine and maple, old varnish, 29
Lot 27: 19th C. Shaker, Mt. Lebanon revolving chair, pine and maple, old varnish, 29"H. - $15,525
Exceptional late 19th C. North West carved and painted totem pole, found in the attic of a Hudson River area home, 66.5
Lot 55: Exceptional late 19th C. North West carved and painted totem pole, found in the attic of a Hudson River area home, 66.5"H. - $23,000
Watercolor, “Grouse in New Hampshire”, signed A. Lassell Ripley, Vose Galleries label, 19.5
Lot 71: Watercolor, “Grouse in New Hampshire”, signed A. Lassell Ripley, Vose Galleries label, 19.5" x 29.5" - $13,800
Navajo weaving, 3rd phase, ca.1890, 57
Lot 74: Navajo weaving, 3rd phase, ca.1890, 57" x 69" - $5,175
1970 Mercedes 280 SE four door sedan, automatic trans., approx. 70K original miles, with extensive records
Lot 91: 1970 Mercedes 280 SE four door sedan, automatic trans., approx. 70K original miles, with extensive records - $9,775
Abraham Lincoln note written Sept. 30, 1861 requesting General McClellan to see pay master, signed A. Lincoln, found in a local estate, 2
Lot 102: Abraham Lincoln note written Sept. 30, 1861 requesting General McClellan to see pay master, signed A. Lincoln, found in a local estate, 2" x 7.5" - $7,130
1799 Bust silver dollar
Lot 407: 1799 Bust silver dollar - $3,450

Two-Day Florida Estate Auction (Day 2) Sunday  (November 19, 2017)

American 18th C. silver coffee pot by Joseph Smith, Boston.  Pyriform on footed base, family crest on side wood handle stamped  I.S. in a rectangle, what appears to be original sterling stamp, 13.5
Lot 6: American 18th C. silver coffee pot by Joseph Smith, Boston. Pyriform on footed base, family crest on side wood handle stamped I.S. in a rectangle, what appears to be original sterling stamp, 13.5"H., 38 troy oz., ca.1770's - $9,200
English Victorian sterling hunting scene pitcher.  London 1856 ,made by Richard Hennell, extreme detail of wild boar hunting, 13
Lot 22: English Victorian sterling hunting scene pitcher. London 1856 ,made by Richard Hennell, extreme detail of wild boar hunting, 13"H. x 10.75", 59 troy oz - $16,100
Berg & Erickson
Lot 39: Berg & Erickson "Seagull" chair and ottoman for Fritz Hansen, Denmark 1968. Chair 35"H. x 37"W. x 36"D., ottoman 15.5"H. x 23"W. x 19"D., has Fritz Hansen label, and small remnant of Gosta Berg and Stenevik Eriksson label. - $8,050
Philip and Kelvin LaVerne
Lot 43: Philip and Kelvin LaVerne "Kang Tao" coffee table, 46.75"L. x 22 3/8"D. x 17.25"H., signed Philip and Kelvin LaVerne. Patinated bronze low table with patinated mixed metal top. Chinese outdoor court scene, retains strong coloration and patina. - $5,175
Chinese Export silver presentation punch bowl by Hung Chong & Co.  Applied dragon handles, chased intricate decoration of Chinese life, buildings, boats, many figures, rural life all in crisp detail.  Bowl inscribed
Lot 151: Chinese Export silver presentation punch bowl by Hung Chong & Co. Applied dragon handles, chased intricate decoration of Chinese life, buildings, boats, many figures, rural life all in crisp detail. Bowl inscribed "To W.H. Wilkinson Esq. H.B. M.'s Vice Consul on his departure from Chemulpo where they had for three years enjoyed his protection THE CHINESE RESIDENTS as a token of gratitude and a mark of their esteem presented this bowl June 1897", 12" Dia., 17.5" overall, 7.5"H., 62 troy oz., stamped makers mark - $18,400
18th C. Chinese porcelain 13
Lot 156: 18th C. Chinese porcelain 13" punch bowl. Interior decorated with figural interior scene, exterior with figural birds and floral groupings, raised foot, 5.5"H. - $5,750

Fabulous 50th Annual Labor Day Auction  (September 04, 2017)

Good Mid 19th C. memorial on velvet, with inscription:
Lot 22: Good Mid 19th C. memorial on velvet, with inscription: "Sacred to the memory of William Susson, who died Dec. 11 1830, aged 60. 'I have no greater joy than to hear that my children walk in the truth.' In period stenciled frame with history, 26.5" square - $9,200
Jewelry - Fine antique platinum and diamond bracelet set with approx. 15ct tw with approx. color of I and clarity of VS,  6.75
Lot 34: Jewelry - Fine antique platinum and diamond bracelet set with approx. 15ct tw with approx. color of I and clarity of VS, 6.75"L., 26.7 grams - $13,800
Group of ten assorted Chinese crystal and rock crystal seals with foo lion motifs, 1.5
Lot 200: Group of ten assorted Chinese crystal and rock crystal seals with foo lion motifs, 1.5" to 3" square - $25,300
Gouache on board
Lot 216: Gouache on board "Eglise Sous la Neige, Villiers - Sur - Morin (Seine - et - Morin)signed and dated lower right "Maurice Utrillo, V Decembre 1937" with authentication documents signed by Cedric Paillier and Helene Bruneau, 24.5" x 19" - $10,350
Exceptional large size Chinese 19th C. blue glazed and gilt porcelain vase, 32
Lot 231: Exceptional large size Chinese 19th C. blue glazed and gilt porcelain vase, 32"H. - $19,550
Great 19th C. Folk Art carved and painted grey hound dog #5 with copper collar and number tag, 13
Lot 10: Great 19th C. Folk Art carved and painted grey hound dog #5 with copper collar and number tag, 13" x 60"L. - $8,050

50th Annual Memorial Day Auction!  (May 29, 2017)

Fabulous small Chippendale walnut drop leaf tea table old surface, New England, ca.1770-1780 found in a Thetford, VT. attic, 25.5
Lot 5: Fabulous small Chippendale walnut drop leaf tea table old surface, New England, ca.1770-1780 found in a Thetford, VT. attic, 25.5"H. x 29.5"L. - $26,450
Exceptional Pilot House eagle, 19th C. carved and painted with American shield, fine original condition, 21
Lot 22: Exceptional Pilot House eagle, 19th C. carved and painted with American shield, fine original condition, 21"H. x 29"W. VT. estate - $6,325
Early 19th C. watercolor on paper,
Lot 29: Early 19th C. watercolor on paper, "John Fowler age 43 September 7th 1831" by Joseph Davis, 12" x 10" image - $9,775
Jewelry: Impressive 7.93ct pear shaped diamond set in (tested) 18kt yellow gold, GIA certified #1186242473, J-SI2 w/approx. 1.0 ct tw baguette side stones, size 6.5, 8.2 grams
Lot 49: Jewelry: Impressive 7.93ct pear shaped diamond set in (tested) 18kt yellow gold, GIA certified #1186242473, J-SI2 w/approx. 1.0 ct tw baguette side stones, size 6.5, 8.2 grams - $57,500
Exceptional 19th C. oil on canvas, autumn landscape signed Wm. Mason Brown, 12
Lot 48: Exceptional 19th C. oil on canvas, autumn landscape signed Wm. Mason Brown, 12" x 18" original gilt frame, from a South Shore MA estate - $21,850
Oil on canvas, Road by the Lake, with Allied Artist's of America 13th Annual Exhibition label on reverse, signed H. R. MacGinnis, 30
Lot 72: Oil on canvas, Road by the Lake, with Allied Artist's of America 13th Annual Exhibition label on reverse, signed H. R. MacGinnis, 30" x 40" - $6,900
Exceptional 18th C. maple butterfly table with splayed legs and one drawer, old color, 42
Lot 87: Exceptional 18th C. maple butterfly table with splayed legs and one drawer, old color, 42"L. x 26.5"H. Lillian Blankley Cogan provenance private collection - $12,075
Fine Enfield Shaker round top candlestand, top 13.75
Lot 103: Fine Enfield Shaker round top candlestand, top 13.75", 26"H. in red paint - $5,462
1981 Porsche 911 Carrera SC Targa with Approx. 58,000 original miles
Lot 99A: 1981 Porsche 911 Carrera SC Targa with Approx. 58,000 original miles - $33,350
Clean 2005 BMW CI convertible, approx. 76K miles, ready for summer fun!
Lot 99B: Clean 2005 BMW CI convertible, approx. 76K miles, ready for summer fun! - $16,100
Good pair of John Belter rosewood small size Recamier's, Tuthill King pattern, 38
Lot 250: Good pair of John Belter rosewood small size Recamier's, Tuthill King pattern, 38"H. x 42"L. - $10,350
Mid Century Harry Bertoia bronze sculpture with Chicago Gallery provenance, 7.75
Lot 288: Mid Century Harry Bertoia bronze sculpture with Chicago Gallery provenance, 7.75"H. - $10,062
Impressive 4.04 ct round diamond, set in platinum VS quality with approx. 1 ctw diamond baguettes
Lot 169: Impressive 4.04 ct round diamond, set in platinum VS quality with approx. 1 ctw diamond baguettes - $14,950