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Important Summer Estate Auction

Antiques, Mid Century, Modern, Art, Oriental Carpets, Silver, Jewelry and more

  • Important Summer Estate Auction
    Contents of this Greenwich CT estate
  • Important Summer Estate Auction
    Pair of 1960’s Barcelona chairs
  • Important Summer Estate Auction
    Good selection of abstract Mid-Century art
  • Important Summer Estate Auction
    1989 Mercedes 560SL red, 96,000 miles
  • Important Summer Estate Auction
    Mid-Century modern design stone top sideboard
  • Important Summer Estate Auction
    Murano glass, signed Seguso & Cenedese
  • Important Summer Estate Auction
    Large oil, "Pruning" by Doug Brega, Illustrated 1980 Cover Yankee Magazine
  • Important Summer Estate Auction
    Early American and nautical antiques
  • Important Summer Estate Auction
    Modern design by Aaron Marcus
  • Important Summer Estate Auction
    Exceptional 9’ tall clock, 9 tubes, Spalding & Co., Chicago

Please join us for our summer estate auction of fine art, antiques, modern design, jewelry and more. Items derived from collections and estates, including an old friend, Aaron Marcus late of Strafford CT, an avid collector and artist.  Items from an exclusive Greenwich CT estate and at prominent Claremont NH family dating back generations, as always no internet bidding at Smiths in NH, however phone and absentee bids accepted.

Featured items. Impressive 9’ carved mahogany grandfather clock with 9 tubes dial signed Spaulding and Co. tubes signed Durfee, other New England and English tall clocks; several shelf and early wall clocks including Vienna; 4-LeCoultre shelf clocks; impressive Gothic Rosewood armoire; a good MA high style Classical sofa with carved arms; good inlaid Hepplewhite sideboard; Horner style carved mahogany writing desk; other good desks; carved and marble top pieces, etc.


Period Furniture: Fine marquetry inlaid slant lid desk bombe form; 18th C. Q.A. maple highboy; 2 part Federal banquet table with bellflower inlays, Baltimore area; period tiger maple New England slant lid desk other fine desks; period Bermuda furniture desk and drop leaf table in cedar; a large selection of early American furniture of all forms, sideboards, tables, sets of dining chairs, highboys, 2 part Chippendale corner cupboard other cupboards, desks stands; canopy beds and more; selection of period English furniture of all forms including a set of 10 Regency chairs and a set of 8; double pedestal dining table and sideboard; Regency card tables; unusual shield back settee; QA style antique wing chair; early Syrian games table; 2 Chippendale chests on chests; double pedestal dining table with leaves and more


20th C. design: pair of Barcelona leather chairs, ca. 1960s; pair of leather and chrome Wassily chairs; vintage Danish dining table folding top; Modern designer iron and bronze sofa table; brown leather sofa and matching loveseat; vintage leather Stressless chairs by Ekornes; Eames style leather chairs; slate top Mid Century sideboard unusual design; Art Deco m/t bar unit; vintage Danish double dresser, William Hinn style; Danish dining table and chairs; Danish teak desk; other Danish teak furniture; welded steel center table by Evan Lewis; Mission Oak furniture; selection of customer furniture signed Eldred Wheeler including at tiger maple chest, queen size bed and lowboy; Leonard’s twin beds; fine Shackleton cherry dining set, 90” table set of 8 chairs and 2 part glass top hutch; Dana Robes and others; good quality Baker furniture dining tables and set of 10 chairs, buffet and breakfront; quality modern club chairs; 2 brown leather armchairs with ottomans; green leather sofa by Ethan Allen; quality leather small loveseat and 2 matching chairs by Lillian August; brown leather sofa with matching loveseat; quality sofa bed; other blue small sofa bed; selection of bedroom and dining room furniture by Mastercraft; set of 6 ice cream armchairs; large marble top coffee table with bronze legs; set of 10 modern design chairs; pair of Adirondack armchairs; set of wicker white painted porch furniture, etc.   


Cool Stuff: Floor model antique telescope by Bardou and Sons Paris; other table model telescope; Jennings Chief 10 cent slot machine; modern Mills slot machine with stand; Stella Music box; 4 Japanese Samurai swords; other edged weapons; modern sculptures many signed; selection of leaded glass table lamps; over mantle mirror with eglomise panels, many other mirrors including modern design; sculpture A. Goldstein; 2 good spool cabinets; dog andirons; Liberty antique small floor safe; selection of good lighting; antique ships wheel; ships half hulls; decorated stoneware; rosewood Timby’s Pat. Barometer, other barometers; barograph; antique samovar; Inuit and Native American items; bronze girl with cat signed Juan Clara; Russian jeweled lamp; old tapestries; 19th C. English scenic folding screen; large bronze sculpture bird in flight Hannah Stiebel; other large bronze 2 horses grazing costs 32k new; pair of Acoustic Research speakers AR3a and AR4X and more


Asian:  A selection of Chinese porcelains; 2 pairs of Chinese porcelain plaques, framed; early Chinese celadon jar; large early Chinese storage jar; 2 Chinese porcelain garden seats; Rose Medallion and other export; selection of Asian cloisonné; Chinese red lacquerware (cinnabar); Asian folding screens; Asian scrolls; several antique Chinese vases converted to lamps; Chinese Peking bowl; Chinese altar table; Japanese lacquerware cabinet; 8 panel Chinese Coromandel 8’ screen; Samurai swords; Chinese shawl; Chinese bronzes; pair of marble foo dogs; champlevé vase; Asian needle works and related textiles plus more  


China: Selection of Chinese and Japanese porcelains; 2 sets of China one by Royal Doulton; Imari fish platter; Steins including Mettlach; Delft chargers; Mid Century Studio pottery; pair of large Meissen lamps; selection of Dresden pieces; European porcelain figures; silver overlay and enamel vases; Moser glass bowl with silver lid; fine Meissen 3 tier compotes, other Meissen; collection of Waterford stemware; cut to clear Hawkes stemware; other signed glass; 2 part Limoges paint decorated punch bowl; Murano glass sculpture by Archimede Seguso 1 of 2; other bowl “The Titanic” by Simone Cenedes, other Murano glass; 2 early paper weights;  studio pottery; and more


Art: Large oil by Doug Brega, cover for Yankee Magazine 1980; oil owls signed Chas C. Curran; oil landscape R Swain Gifford; oils by H. Mcginnis; oil by Masatoyo Kishi; w/c Patric Franco; Italian oil signed V. Morosini; several w/c’s signed Jon Cosgrave; works by Jacques Hartman; James LeChay work; oil attrib. Frederick Schaeffer; female nude, pencil sketch after Egon Schiele; small w/c’s Robert Nisbit; w/c’s by Herbert West; oil abstract signed Kishi, Opus No. 62; other abstracts; oil H Peabody Flagg; 2 oils landscape North Wales C. Leslie; selection of modern design oils done after Miro and others by Aaron Marcus; oils by Wallingford CT artist Charles Ramsey; oil Harbor Scene by Charles Gruppe; oil street scene signed Braker;  oil landscape by Armen Gasparian; many mobiles by Aaron Marcus; varied selection of Mid Century paintings many signed; Sabra Field woodcut; prints by Cezanne, Dali, Chagall, Miro, Leroy Neiman and Leonard Baskin, etchings by Soderberg;  Norman Rockwell war bond poster; portfolio of nude photos E.F. Clark; plus much more; antique map Bermuda, other maps and much more framed art 


Jewelry: selection of estate jewelry including, many 18k and 14k gold rings set with diamonds and other precious stones; many gold pins set with precious stones; large selection of gold jewelry; pearls;  watches; Bakelite and costume; plus much more, over 50 lots; Gucci bag; etc.

Sterling: 2 sterling flatware; other sterling tableware; European silver trays other silver; and more


1989 Mercedes 560 SL red convertible @ 95,000 miles, Aaron Marcus estate one owner; good selection of Oriental rugs room size and scatter; antique reference books and more


This sale is very diverse with over 500 lots please contact Lori@wsmithauction.com for further details


No reserves---No internet bidding---deliveries----only 15% premium

WHEN: Sunday, June 30
from 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM

PREVIEW: Friday June 28th from noon to 6:00pm and 9:00am 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)

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