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Martin Luther King - Civil Rights Day Estate Auction

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    Quality antiques
  • Martin Luther King - Civil Rights Day Estate Auction
    The cabinets are full - including art glass and sterling
  • Martin Luther King - Civil Rights Day Estate Auction
  • Martin Luther King - Civil Rights Day Estate Auction
  • Martin Luther King - Civil Rights Day Estate Auction
  • Martin Luther King - Civil Rights Day Estate Auction
  • Martin Luther King - Civil Rights Day Estate Auction
  • Martin Luther King - Civil Rights Day Estate Auction

WHEN: Monday, January 15
from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

WHERE: W.A. Smith Auction Gallery in Plainfield, NH

Exit 20 off I-89, proceed south on Rte. 12-A from the West Lebanon Plaza for 7 miles. From I-91, take the Ascutney-Windsor, VT Exit 8, cross the Connecticut River and take Rte. 12-A north for approx. 10 miles. Across from the Plainfield Historical Society. (Click here for maps)

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It took 3 trucks and 6 men 2 days to move the following items from the estate in Little Falls NY to our gallery for this auction. A collection acquired over 2 lifetimes will be sold unreserved to the highest bidder on the above date, please attend!

In Part: Curly maple antique dresser, antique curly maple bed and stands, good Classical hairy paw foot breakfast table, Classical marquetry inlaid cabinet, impressive carved mahogany bonnet top Chippendale style chest on chest, aesthetic burl walnut credenza, pair of ebonized and gilt Aesthetic chairs, clean Victorian parlor furniture including sofas - lamps - tables, Vict. walnut pier mirror with stand, Empire sofa in the manner of Meeks, box grand piano Chase, 19th C. French marble top table, French Louis XV style marble top commode with ormolu, another pair of Louis XVI style walnut marble top cabinets with ormolu, other French style furniture, 19th C. cherry chests and early one drawer stands, Sheraton bow front chest with cookie corners, set of 6 pillow back Hitchcock chairs, various pine chests of drawers, several nice quality antique drop leaf tables, mahogany kneehole desk, other furniture!

Asian folding screen, several romantic white metal sculptures with pedestals, selection of table lamps including slag panels- GWTW - student - astral - Asian and Persian lamps, Vict. banquet lamps, several antique shelf clocks including Vienna 2 weight regulator and steeple, Asian garden seats, Japanese folding screen Japanese woodblock, selection of cloisonné and champlevé, large brass decorative andirons, other andirons and fenders, pair of terra cotta blackamoors, carved “Bootery” trade sign, Polo club sign, antique walnut curtain valances, old doorstops, country woodenware, antique child’s wooden wagon, antiques doll carriage and several antique dolls, old pedal fire engine, antique child’s bike, decorated stoneware, Shaker items, travers sled and more    

Glass and China: A large assortment including Asian porcelains including export, blue and white Delft, Venetian and Murano glass, Wedgwood including jasperware, art pottery including Rookwood, Weller and Roseville, Van Briggle, Royal Bonn, Gustavberg, Old Paris, chamber sets, bohemian glass, several bisque figurines, selection of cut glass-punch bowl and lamp, Bristol glass, carnival glass, Satsuma and Imari, hand painted china including Nippon and Limoges, cameo- cranberry and other art glass, German steins, pr. of large Capo-di-Monte ewers on stands, flow blue and English transferware, Christmas plates by Royal Copenhagen, many Hummels, antique pattern glass, sterling lined sherberts with Lenox inserts, Tiffany sterling nuts, 

Art: selection of 19th C. Hudson River School oils, selection of Victorian still life oil paintings, many framed prints and etchings including Remington, Henry Martin Gasser harbor scene picture, several C and Ives including great fire of Boston, many ornate frames with average works of art so if you need a frame?

Rugs: several semi antique room size rugs very clean including Heriz, many scatters and runners, over 40 total, antique quilts.