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Ring in the New Years Auction!

Fine Americana, art, silver, carpets and more

  • Ring in the New Years Auction!
    New England 18th Q.A maple highboy, with unusual carved feet, Raley Estate, Harrisville, N.H.
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    18th C. Q.A. maple drop leaf table, unusual carved feet, Raley Estate, Harrisville, N.H.
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    Boston Chippendale mahogany block front desk, c. 1770, Raley Estate
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    Fine Federal labelled Moses Hazen tall clock, a Weare, N.H. maker.
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    Steam engine and tender No. 456, The Great Northern 2-8-0, Nigel Gresley 5” gauge
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    Large Navajo weaving
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    Selection of estate jewelry
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    Good collection of Staffordshire hen-on-nests

Please join us for our first auction of the New Year, featuring several NH and VT estates including the Raley Estate of Harrisville NH and McAuley estate (a friend to Maxfield Parrish), Windsor VT.  Please join us at our preview party (Fri.) for a glass of Ken’s special holiday punch. Happy Holidays From us all at Smiths!

Americana: Rare 18th C. Q.A. maple NE highboy with matching drop leaf table both with unusual carved feet, Raley/Fenn estate; 2 other small size period American highboys; 18th C. Chippendale block front slant lid desk, in mahogany with a fan carved interior, Raley/Fenn estate; Chippendale oxbow front desk; fine Chippendale tiger maple tall chest and similar slant lid desk- Prov. The collection of Richard Withington; 18th C. Q.A. maple slant lid desk on bandy legs, other period desks; Wm. and Mary highboy; several period Chippendale tall chest; several good period Chippendale and Federal chests of drawers some in old paint; various early country dining tables including a 6’6” harvest table and an 8’ drop leaf pine wake table; good set of paint decorated Windsor chairs; selection of early stands including Shaker; early floor cupboards some in paint; Chippendale corner cupboard; fine Federal recamier; Chippendale blanket chests; multi-drawer country cabinet; early jelly cupboards; early tavern tables; country sofa in old red; tiger maple and other early stands; Shaker stands and chairs; rare Dunlap candlestand and much more!  


Clocks: fine Moses Hazzen Federal tall clock with Moses Hazzen label; Federal inlaid tall clock, dial signed Hawxhurst and Demilt New York; NH mirror clock dial signed A. Chandler Concord NH; early pillar and scroll shelf clock; other clocks; ships captains and other barometers


Beds: Several good modern king size beds with iron frames and clean fittings; queen size beds; fine Federal canopy beds including a Portsmouth example and a Southern example with carvings; Single bed made by Stephen Huneck with rocket ships and planes; other beds;


Accessories: Train, steam engine and tender No 456, The Great Northern 2-8-0, Nigel Gresley 5” gauge,  pre-war Lionel train set with guard gate; other model train; many good antique mechanical and still banks; early cast iron horse drawn toys; selection of early decorated stoneware; several duck decoys; several early wall mirrors; Russian Icons;  a great collection of Staffordshire hen on nests some unique forms; several early Toby jugs; early German stoneware steins; selection of blue Leeds dinnerware; early pearl ware; early red ware; Bennington; Tucker pitcher; other ceramics; collection of 18th C. frosted glass; collection of miniature paintings on ivory; Navajo rug; beaded pipe bag; old bowie knife; Native American and other baskets; Santa Clara pottery; Inuit stone carvings; 2 pond boat models; ships diorama; whale bone ships captains shaving brush; period fireplace andirons, tools and screen; early hearth iron and related; selection of early samplers, VT and ME; early pipe boxes; early lighting; early ice skates; selection of antique signed, Keys, RR, contractor, millinery and others; horse and arrow  weathervanes; eagle and other vanes; large sleigh bells; antique percussion tiger maple long gun; flint lock handgun and more


Chinese porcelains including Armorial Export; Japanese Imari; Early Asian antiquities; Sterling Silver: a buffet full including big flatware set, tea sets, water pitcher, salver, vases and bowls and many unique small table items.


Art: Oil by Wm. J. Kaula; oil White Mountains Edm. Darch Lewis; oil winter scene by W. Meyerheim;  oil VT farm by Chas. Curtis Allen; oil by Geo. L Noyes; several oil by Horace Brown; 2 oils by A. Lingquist; oil by Wm. Preston Phelps; oil by Marion Steele; oil VT winter by Gianni Cilfone; oil by Evertt Warner; oil landsape by Henry Lee; 3 gouaches by A.B Frost; oil landscape by H. Thomas Clark; oil by Monique Sakellarios; oil by Jack Belder; oil by H. Mayerovitch; early oil Cornelius Krieghoff; oil Hall Ross Perrigard; early oil of a Hopkinton NH house; Waldo Pearce w/c; several watercolors by Maxfield Parrish Jr.; selection or Maxfield Parrish prints and correspondence; Old Masters sketch and etchings; litho by Carl Appel; 2 Chagall lithos; Ben Zion etching; litho. by Henry Moore; Japanese woodblock prints; comic strip by Bob Montana; John Long wall art; Warren Kimble cow; oil Manchester VT area by Jay Connaway; Currier and Ives prints; Audubon prints, much more art.


Estate Jewelry: Art Deco platinum ring set with approx. 1.1 ct. diamond; diamond and emerald rings; other gold rings with precious stones; several gold necklaces and bracelets set with stones; selection of gold jewelry including 22k; several sets of gold earrings including Bulgari; pearl and Victorian jewelry; vintage gold wrist watches, gold coins, gold lighters  and more, over 50 lots


High quality custom: tiger maple highboy Eldred Wheeler; Corner cupboard purchased at Eldred Wheeler’s; several stands and chairs by Wheeler and Dimes; several high quality brown leather sofas and chairs some 10k new; tiger maple farm table and 6 bow back Windsor style chairs; set of 10 quality upholstered dining chairs; 8’ wake table; king and queen size beds complete plus much more from a 10,000 square foot lake house


Misc.: Steinway and Sons upright piano; Wm. Knabe baby grand piano; good selection of Oriental rugs including a 12’x23’ antique Persian, many other room size and scatters - over 50 rugs; a good selection of antique quilts including trapunto; hooked rugs; good selection of leather bound books sold as one lot; selection of antique reference books, many subject matters including Inuit and Native American

WHEN: Saturday, January 5
from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM

PREVIEW: Friday Jan 4th from 12-5pm and morning of the sale starting at 8:30am

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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