home about us buying, selling & appraisals specialty sales auction list Sales results

The August Sale

Antiques, Quality Custom, Art Collection, Fine China and Jewelry

  • The August Sale
  • The August Sale
  • The August Sale
  • The August Sale
  • The August Sale
  • The August Sale

WHEN: Friday, August 17
from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

PREVIEW: from 8:30 am morning of sale

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)

bid form
Can't be there? Download an absentee bid form here.

Please join us for this auction of very eclectic items from a Long Boat Key estate and items from the Baldwin estate of Harvest Hill. This is a sale of very unique items of quality that spans many different categories, you should attend!

Jewelry: over 50 lots including 18k and diamond cocktail rings; 18k gold sapphire ring; ½ ct diamond ring with matching band, other diamond rings; antique 14k gold green jade ring with matching earrings; many other gold ring with stones; 14k gold diamond bracelets; 14k gold topaz tennis bracelet; diamond necklace; various cultured pearl necklaces; 14 and 18k gold chains; several sets of earrings in gold including onyx and diamonds; 14k gold pocket watch and gold wrist watches; several lots of misc. antique gold and costume jewelry from the Baldwin estate; Silver, Southwest silver bracelets, necklaces and earrings including Lumas and C. Toiio; Jensen and other Danish silver jewelry; 7 pc sterling dresser set; silver and gold fountain pens; silver card cases; various sterling bowls and plates; some sterling flatware; other sterling; silver and gold coins  


China and Glass: large set of Coal Port Indian tree china; set of Shelly china Set of 12 Wedgewood Swansea dinner plates; set of 12 cobalt and gilt plates; set of 10 Ironstone Imari plates; set of 12 Lenox blue border dinner plates; Meissen pouring pitcher; 3 large Royal Doulton Flame figures, cat, owl and Rhino; Royal Doulton dispenser; unusual Royal Copenhagen center piece; selection of Japanese Imari; selection of Herend china; Rose Medallion table lamps; selection of Simon Pearce glass table wares; set of Mottahedeh china Chinese pattern; Selection of orange Chinese export and other Chinese export; Baccarat martini set in original box; Italian majolica plates; English Wedgwood jasperware; Herend china; and much more china


African/Asian- Rare  African chief’s chair; African effigy carved leg round table; African voodoo dolls; African blow gun and old bow; other African carvings; pair of Japanese Meiji bronze vases; large Japanese bronze umbrella stand; Asian champlevé jardinière on stand; signed Asian bronze brazier; champlevé bronze lamps; several pieces of Asian cloisonné’; antique Ivory netsukes; 2 large Burmese Kalaga embroidered panels; 4 Chinese carved wood Buddha’s; Chinese porcelains; Chinese lamps; Asian scrolls; Asian embroidered garments; Pr. of Asian lacquer ware cabinets; pair of Japanese cat pillows; various Chinese stands and tables; pair of Chinese display shelves; Chinese style 6 piece Davis Cabinet bedroom set;


Clean Modern furnishings: great custom made tiger maple dining table and 4 chairs made by Wayne Marcoux; Sherrill leather sofa and 2 matching armchairs; blue upholstered sleeper sofa;  designer iron coffee table with slate top; Pair of large Leather club chairs with ottomans; Thomasville inlaid sideboard; triple pedestal dining table; large farm table in poplar; tiger maple dining table with ext. leaves; good set of saber leg dining chairs; good inlaid solid mahogany corner china cabinet; quality mahogany flat front cabinet; quality cherry bench made cherry silver chest; quality marble top French style chest; like new Ashley Manor wing chair and ottoman; pr. of red and white checkered wing chairs and ottomans; set of 4 Ainsworth bow back Windsors; two custom made tall chests by Charles E Tibeau; burgundy 3 cushion leather sofa; pair of fish chairs by McKenzie Childs; Chippendale style loveseat; John Widdecomb console table; pr. of Baker furniture twin beds; various French armchairs;  chair and stool by Ekornes; Eldred Wheeler tiger maple mirror; outdoor wicker; Herschedes tube clock; butlers tray top coffee tables; 2 Lambert Hitchcock chairs, Independence Hall and Carpenters chairs; pair of custom made baseball bat bar stools with “base” cushions


Antique: 2 part English yew wood cabinet; interesting English adjustable height library table; iron and marble top console table; large French 2 part cabinet; quality Louis XVI style marble top chest; Louis XV style inlaid bombe ladies desk; Biedermeier small cabinet; small European glass front cabinets; unusual antique corner sofa; country 1 dr. blanket chest; small Chipp. style chest; antique oak china closet; Hepplwhite D shaped card table; Hepplewhite 4 drawer chest; Hepplewhite tambour secretary; pair of antique cannon ball beds; country pine set back open top cupboard; spectacular carved 19th C. Chinese étagère display cabinet; executives desk with double banks of drawers; etc


Accessories: Ornate French bronze fire screen; figural bronze cherub lamp; sterling silver flatware set and other tableware serving pieces; signed Italian marble figure of a boy; early carved European and Asian panels; good pair of decorative European candle sconces; world globe on designer stand; Russian brass samovar; pr. of Vander Kolk candlesticks; early European carved panels; 17th C. Italian altar sticks; antique cylinder music box; English bracket clock, signed Robt Logie Edinburgh; other antique shelf clocks; antique slag panel lamp; Hubley cat door stop; Bull dog door stop other doorstops; curly maple writing box; cranberry scoop; early oil lamps; period wall mirrors; cute English carriage toy; pair of cranberry mantle lusters;  pair of nicely carved Chinese statues; and more       


Art: Oil painting harlequins signed Senen Ubina; oil market scene Stanley Meltzoff; Henry Bacon w/c; Russian oil signed Ostrovskaya; oil landscape by Walter Griffin; Jackson, N.H. landscape painting by Mary Bigelow; 2 oil by A. Hulk; several pastels/watercolors by Adrian Duckworth; 3 oils by Suzanne Howes Stevens; w/c by Bob Sorgensen; oil winter scene Sven Svensson; modern still life oil by Farquharson; still life oil by P. Wright; nude w/c Broyhan; Group of original sketches from Reed and Barton silver smiths depicting various silver forms; R. Dufy silkscreen; 1876 birdseye view of the Centennial Buildings; various antique European maps; various signed Japanese wood blocks; collection of Currier and Ives small folio prints; early European school prints; pr. of Marie Laurencin etchings; litho. by Marino Marini; etching Chauncey Ryder; portfolios of loose prints;  


Misc. Room size and Oriental scatter rugs; quality kitchen cookwares; Raleigh girl’s bike; pair iron gates;