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Important Winter Americana Auction, Featuring 18th and 19th C. Furniture and accessories, art, silver, oriental rugs and antique firearms

  • Important Winter Americana Auction, Featuring 18th and 19th C. Furniture and accessories, art, silver, oriental rugs and antique firearms
  • Important Winter Americana Auction, Featuring 18th and 19th C. Furniture and accessories, art, silver, oriental rugs and antique firearms
  • Important Winter Americana Auction, Featuring 18th and 19th C. Furniture and accessories, art, silver, oriental rugs and antique firearms
  • Important Winter Americana Auction, Featuring 18th and 19th C. Furniture and accessories, art, silver, oriental rugs and antique firearms
  • Important Winter Americana Auction, Featuring 18th and 19th C. Furniture and accessories, art, silver, oriental rugs and antique firearms
  • Important Winter Americana Auction, Featuring 18th and 19th C. Furniture and accessories, art, silver, oriental rugs and antique firearms
  • Important Winter Americana Auction, Featuring 18th and 19th C. Furniture and accessories, art, silver, oriental rugs and antique firearms
  • Important Winter Americana Auction, Featuring 18th and 19th C. Furniture and accessories, art, silver, oriental rugs and antique firearms
  • Important Winter Americana Auction, Featuring 18th and 19th C. Furniture and accessories, art, silver, oriental rugs and antique firearms
  • Important Winter Americana Auction, Featuring 18th and 19th C. Furniture and accessories, art, silver, oriental rugs and antique firearms

WHEN: Monday, February 19
from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM

PREVIEW: Sunday Feb 18th from 12-5 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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Please plan to join us for our annual Mid Winter Americana Auction. Since the house has sold it’s time to sell all remaining contents formerly the John Page home a magnificent brick Federal. This is part 2 of this estate and there will be a part 3 with all remaining barn and attic items in March. Also included in this sale are choice items from an important New England family having been in storage for decades plus items from other local families. All items are being sold unreserved to the highest bidder- Sorry we do not offer internet bidding, we would rather save you a seat! Good food available, a comfortable gallery and pleasant folks keeping the New England traditional auction alive! All are welcome to attend!

In Part: fine Q.A. New England tiger maple highboy with lovely proportions and old brass, a keeper; choice CT River Valley Chippendale cherry oxbow front 4 drawer chest with ogee feet, from the Hooper Family Walpole NH; Federal 2 part tiger maple corner cupboard with swans neck pediment top; other good Federal corner cupboards one with inlay; Chippendale maple New England 6 drawer tall chest one with old grain paint; a very fine NH inlaid card table with exceptional inlays, likely the work of the NH Dunlap’s; other good inlaid Federal card tables likely NH; fine Federal inlaid cherry  grandfather clock with rare rocking ship movement, likely made in the Rochester NH area with original feet and fretwork; 2 Federal NH chests of drawers likely the work of Stephen Adams working in Haverhill NH c. 1810-1830; Chippendale tiger maple slant lid desk, other good desks with old brass; exceptional tiger and birdseye maple Hepplewhite drop leaf table in old color; good tiger maple stands; country Hepplewhite tiger maple 4 drawer chest old color;  Federal maple cookie corner chest with birds eye drawer fronts; good inlaid NH candle stand likely Gilmanton area, other period candle stands; pair of Q.A corner chairs; shell carved PA Q.A. walnut chair; great bannister back armchair with carved crest and leather arms and seat old black paint Hooper family Walpole; many other early Q.A. and bannister back chairs; 2 similar country Chippendale wing chairs;  selection of good Federal stands some with inlays; several country Q.A 18th C. tavern tables; set of 7 Windsor brace back, bow back chairs; set of 6 PA painted chairs; several antique floor cupboards some in old paint; large saw buck table with bench (prov. from the Canaan NH meeting house); 7’7” L farm table in old paint, 23”d; paint decorated blanket chests and boxes; VT paint decorated checker board top stand; other painted stands; several antique beds including Federal canopy with acanthus carvings and twins cannon balls; Adirondack style bench; pair of antique cast iron garden urns;etc.

Antique Chippendale marble slab top pier or serving table with well carved knees and claw and ball feet; Classical Empire sofa with carved arms and feet, similar period carved stand, card table and coffee table; English 19th C. rosewood Canterbury; English inlaid mahogany open front small bookshelves; rare English exotic wood and brass inlaid Regency sewing stand; English marble top wash stand labeled Edwards and Roberts; 3 part inlaid Hepplewhite banquet table, etc…

Custom furnishings including Kittinger double pedestal dining table; Kittinger brandy board (small sideboard); set of 6 dining chairs; several Centennial Chippendale style wing chairs; claw and ball foot camel back sofa; stretcher base dining table D.R. Dimes; Eldred Wheeler tiger maple table; tiger maple porringer top stands; brown leather sofa and more

Folk art pencil and ink, “Scene on the Connecticut River 1831”Norwich VT sampler by Emeline Gilkey dated 1823; Sampler by Anna Kimball Wilton NH 1812; pair of 19th C. watercolor portraits of Thomas and his wife Martha Shed Tewksbury MA 1816 likely by Rufus Porter, first time offered for sale outside the family; fine pair of w/c portraits of Mr. and Mrs. Ellis of Bath 1829; pair of early 19th C miniature portraits Maria and Anna twin sisters; miniature pencil and ink child with book; American school 19th C. portrait paintings; 19th C. rooster weather vane from Piermont farm; several good hooked rugs including an early scene of Ipswich, MA; 1829 PA scherenschnitte; other folk art.

Many good antique dresser top boxes included tea caddies; collection of decoys including a Masons shorebird various early ducks and a good selection of painted fish lure decoys; pair of 19th C. beaded Indian moccasins 10”; American Indian weaving; Indian birch bark baskets; early carved and painted tribal mask; Santa Clara pot signed Juan; good selection of period fireplace Andirons and related from the Pages 10 fireplaces; two 18th C.  large size Chippendale wall mirrors; several Federal eglomise wall mirrors; gilt over mantle Federal mirror; many oil lamps including a pair of blue cut overlay; horse mill weight; antique doorstops; 19th C. surgeons kit; 19th C. marble carved head; carved and painted eagle with shield and more.

Fine 19th C. oil painting steam/sail ship, flying American flag; other oil of sailing ship; 19th C. ship model made of whale bone and wood; lg. ships half hull dated 1880, with label 98’ coastal tug; ship captains slate or stone table incised with the ships details titled “Grand Banks Fisherman Isiah L. Jefferson”; several sailors canes including shark vertebrae and sailors fist; early scrimshaw sperm whales tooth depicting horse, pirates and ships; other sailors related; early nautical scene hooked rug; framed ship wool work; antique barometers; signal cannons; 2 good sea chest in old paint; etc.

Silver/China: selection of sterling table wares and flat wares; early silver including a 3pc. Phil. tea set, 2 silver plates by Lownes, other silver; set of antique blue and white Canton porcelains; English Leeds and Staffordshire; good selection of early glass blown decanters, overlay decanters and wines plus more.

Art: oil painting lighthouse and coastal scene by Emile Gruppe; still life oil signed M. F. Pearson; 2 oils by Charles Curtis Allen; 3 oils by Leo Blake; 2 oils by Th. Curtin one of Rockport; good mid 19th C. American school winter farm scene oil with sleigh and figures; winter scene oil by R Grabwinkler 1943; oil Lake in Washington State by P.L. Holmstedt; oil of cotton picker signed W. A. Walker; oil landscape Francis Flanagan; oil Autumn scene by Otis Cook; 4’x 6’ oil “Peace at Last” by Wm. B. Hoyt; oil, setting sun, Geo. Inness Jr.; oil, interior, B. De Hoog; oil, PA landscape, Emile Walters; oil, winter scene, W.P. Williamson;  19th C. NH landscape oil painting likely Conway Meadows; oil interior by Lajos Bruck; oil chickens in landscape by Jules Montigny; oil by Denis Galley; oil cows signed C. P. Rising; oil painting field with boy and red barn signed J.P. Semple; comical water colors signed G Klein; w/c of deer in winter by Allan Brooks; oil by D.A. Fisher; Pair of w/c’s   mountains, by  Arthur James Emory Powell; lg. oil by Pieter Dik, elk in winter; oil signed H.B. Morse; oil signed C.K. Chatterton; oil signed Bernard Corey; w/c signed T. Puschock; Wisconsin mountains by Waldemar Berg; A. Gilles bronze relief, bronze signed C. Brose; bronze B. C. Zheng; large folio Currier and Ives “Yacht Squadron Newport” and other Currier and Ives,  plus much more art

Oriental rugs: selection of antique rugs including a 19th C. room size Heriz, many antique scatters and many very clean semi antique room size rugs; room size hooked rug; etc

Estate antique firearms including 2 Parker shotguns, 16 and 20 gauge; Stevens over and under .410 with folk carved stock and fore-end by Frank Moran of Bakersfield VT showing rabbits and squirrels; antique Winchester rifle model 67A; Remington Model 11-48 .410; Remington rolling block 1879; W. Richards engraved shotgun; over and under 20 gauge Chas Daly; Marlin lever action; Winchester lever action saddle ring carbine; other antique estate firearms; etc..

1950 Willys Jeepster Phaeton Convertible, black Vin# 473VJ10871 excellent condition purchased from the original owner 10 years ago.