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Important New Years Auction

Featuring the contents of a Pomfret VT Mountain top retreat with great 20th C. design.

  • Important New Years Auction
  • Important New Years Auction
  • Important New Years Auction
  • Important New Years Auction
  • Important New Years Auction
  • Important New Years Auction
  • Important New Years Auction
  • Important New Years Auction
  • Important New Years Auction
  • Important New Years Auction

Please join us for our 46th Annual New Year’s Auction! We have moved the contents of a Pomfret VT mountain top manor house full of high end modern and combined it with art and sculpture from the estate of Kurt Olden, plus Early American from an old Nantucket family. Please note - Smith Auction’s does not offer internet bidding in hopes of keeping traditional auctions alive and fun. Please attend to insure your success and enjoy the day!

Artworks:  Pencil and ink, female nude, Auguste Rodin; oil Wolf Kahn, white roofs; oil Serge Shart, mother and child; oil abstract Steven McCallum; w/c James M. Flagg Rockefeller Plaza; 2 works by Allen Stringfellow; oil Central Park, George Beline; Nicholas Davis NYC checkers; 2 oils by Vyautas Kasiulis; oil Klaus Fussman, “table with stillife: w/c Bjorn Wiinblad; oil still life E. Van Loos; oil still life W. H. Ward; Himmelfarb; crayon Charles Schulz; oil Louis Claude Malbranche; pen and ink, Leonard Tsuguharu Foujita;  Oil VT winter scene Gianni Cilfone; oil cubist abstract signed Hayden; large oil by Jan Beekman; Several Michael McGovern oils; pair of paintings Herons by Art Lemay; w/c collage, Erika Harrsch; w/c’s Allen Davidson; 2 Marie Laurencin etchings; Modigliani etching; large Peter Milton etching; 2 Audubon prints; Disney cell; Leroy Neiman litho NY Stock Exchange; ink litho. Toko Shinoda;  Mary Cassatt drypoint; lithos by Martyl; Lithos by Delacroix; stone forms by Jay Rivkin; works by Himmelfarb; Warren Kimball print; signed Louis Icart; signed Rockwell Kent; Etching Georges Rouault; Edwin Solomon horses; Colored woodcut Reika Iwami; 2 works by Lorenzo Homar and others

  

 

Sculpture: Brutalist style sculpture by Pietro Consagra; bronze head by Kees Verkade; sculpture the smoker, J.C. Leyendecker;  Bronze bust by Mabel Conkling; bronzes by Joe Brown; bronze plaque, Susan by Barbarossa; female nude bronze Aldo Vitaleh; 2 Schleeh vases;

 

Americana and period furniture: 2 part QA maple highboy with slipper feet ca. 1760; 18th C. bonnet top Chippendale highboy; Q.A. slipper foot lowboy; good Federal cherry 2 part corner cupboard; 18th C. paint decorated PA dower chest; tiger maple Sheraton gentleman’s chest; several Federal bow front chests; Chippendale maple slant lid desk; inlaid NH Federal card table; 18th C. tavern tables; early Federal stands; early tea tables; antique tall poster tester bed; Various Federal tilt top breakfast tables; Chippendale two-part secretary; two tiger maple stands; Shaker chairs; Windsor chairs in old paint; round chopping block in red paint; unique 19thC. Combination writing desk/bookcase on one side and a bench on the other; 3 part Federal period banquet table; set of 10 claw and ball foot dining chairs; set of 8 Chippendale style dining chairs; 19th C. English breakfront style bookcase; English bedside steps; 18th C. English secretary with bookcase top; fine English rosewood ladies work stand with fire screen built in; small English bachelors chest; 18th C. walnut stretcher base tavern table; English Georgian small size grandfather clock; NY or NJ tall clock in cherry, and much more antique furniture

 

20th C. design:  Gustav Stickley round top stretcher base dining table with leaves; set of 6 Gustav Stickley dining chairs; L and JG Stickley china closet and Stickley Bros. server; Stickley chairs and rockers; Stickley drink tables; unusual Arts and Crafts stand; other Mission; brass trim sideboard by Bernhard Rohn for Mastercraft; Paul Frankl Station Wagon bedroom set; Danish furniture; pair of red Italian leather club chairs; pair of leather club chairs, other leather chairs; Set of 4 Stendig chairs; 2 Japser Morrison cork stands; good Louis Vuitton trunk;  Richard Schultz petal table with original Knoll label; Pr. Early Donald Knorr chairs/ Knoll; Danish teak nesting tables, Mogens-Kold; Danish teak armchair Kofod-Larsen for Selig; John Vesey 54” plate glass and aluminum round dining table; good Art Deco marble and silvered iron floor lamp with deer finial; Arcadia chrome chair with ottoman, Arcadia lounger chair with tuck-away ottoman by Jerry Johnson; Ekhorne style leather chairs and ottomans; Scott Gordon industrial steel furniture; wall art by Dave Laro; lamp by Ken Blaisdell and much more

 

 

Fine Modern: Charles Shackleton cherry dining table with 3 leaves and pads; set of 8 Shackleton cherry dining chairs; cherry buffet by Shackleton; double dresser by Shackleton; cherry tall chest by Shackleton; 3 cherry Shackleton stands; Eldred Wheeler tiger maple hunt board; Eldred Wheeler trestle base cherry dining table; set of 6 bow back dining chairs; Eldred Wheeler queen size bed; Eldred Wheeler tiger maple pencil post full size bed; Eldred Wheeler cherry full size bed; Eldred Wheeler twin beds; Eldred Wheeler cherry two-part highboy; Eldred Wheeler open front bookcase; leather sofa and long matching ottoman, Restoration Hardware; several pairs of leather club chairs; modern sectional sofas; pair of quality down filled recamiers; designer high back hide and leather settee; pair of Pearson club chairs; designer floor lamps; etc.   

 

Vintage: Tiffany Favrille pull feather flower form vase, other Tiffany glass vases in blue and gold; Tiffany bronze candlesticks; cameo glass vases including Galle; Steuben and Lalique glass; 1967 Blenko glass wine jug; several Scheier pottery bowls; Minton oyster plates; Raku vases; antique cut glass wine jug basket weave pattern; lot of Deldare pottery and other glass and china

 

Silver and gold: 14k gold pocket watches; 14k gold compact; several other silver and gold compacts by Tiffany and Co.; three Viennese silver and enamel compacts; LaCloche gold and silver compact; silver and enamel dresser set-12 pieces; Lucerne silver and enamel travel clock; silver candelabras; 5 piece sterling tea set; 4 piece Tiffany sterling tea set; several sterling flatware sets; set of Tiffany sterling sherbets; sterling bowls and vases many by good makers, much more sterling

 

Jewelry:  From a safety deposit box, very general as we have yet to retrieve it- antique diamond pendant on chain; antique diamond rings including platinum and onyx 1.5 ctw; large emerald and diamond ring; diamond and ruby ring; amethyst and diamond bar pin, other Art Deco diamond bar pins; Victorian gold and diamond Tiffany cuff links with original box; antique 14k and 18K gold bracelets; Art Deco plat. ladies watch with diamonds; antique plat. brooch; antique coral necklace, pearl necklaces; sapphire and other earrings; ladies gold watch by Accutron; gold pocket watches; Native American silver jewelry; $20 gold coins, etc.

 

 

Accessories:  vintage Louis Vuitton trunk; Austrian terra cotta figure; Blenko glass wing jug; antique Nantucket baskets; Bellamy eagle; barometers; early samplers; decorated stoneware; early lamps and lighting; owl and other period brass andirons; early hooked rugs; carved life size folk art figure of a butcher (Charles Bronson estate) Early tortoise shell and other tea caddies; Liverpool nautical jug; pillar and scroll shelf clock by Olcott and Cheney; Seth Thomas # 2 oak regulator; Seth Thomas #1 wall clock; Spaulding and Co. crystal regulator shelf clock; Howard #70 oak wall clock; 2 banjo clocks, other clocks; Albany NY Chipp. mirror; Federal wall and over-mantle mirrors; armillary; Frary and Clark double wheel coffee mill; John Long wood carving; several antique and modern duck decoys; antique 2 wheel flower cart; 8’ long antique louvre portrait painting of George Washington; other early portraits; Pair of 1915 Dartmouth winter carnival vintage 9' 5 " commemorative ski's, top three finishers

 

 

Asian: Pair of Chinese hardwood cabinets with carved inset jade dragons; several other antique Chinese cabinets; Chinese rosewood carved stand with famille rose porcelain plaque; pair of Chinese blue and white double gourd vases; Chinese Ming Dynasty glazed figures; early Chinese glazed foo dogs; Chinese large size blanc de chine figures, other Chinese bland de chine figures; Chinese jade carvings; Chinese painting by Tan-Hsu Fei, several other Chinese paintings; early Indian paintings on manuscript paper; good mahjong set and much more Asian

Local Art: We are excited to present a curated selection of works by local artists which will include works by Scott Gordon (vermontica.com) Scott has exhibited at the NY’s Architectural Digest show and has custom built and sold original designs for collections in Palm Springs, San Francisco, New York and others; artworks by Dave Laro (DaveLaro.com) a self taught artist who apprenticed early in his career at Charles Shackleton Furniture and fine tuned his skills as a woodworker, carver and pop artist, Dave has exhibited in several New England galleries and has works in many private collections; works by Ken Blaisdell of Lampscapes in WRJ, VT has been painting and creating original lamps and shades for many years; drawings by Evelyn Brown of Chelsea, VT, Evelyn has exhibited locally and nationally and has been credited with awards.

 

Oriental Rugs:  A selection of over 50 fine carpets both antique and modern in room size and scatter sizes, see web site.

WHEN: Saturday, January 4
from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM

PREVIEW: Friday Jan 3rd from 12-6pm and 8:30 am morning of the 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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