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Important Mid Winter Auction featuring the house and antique collection of the late John Page

To include fine Americana including many local examples, fabulous Oriental rugs, fine art including many primitives, clocks, silver, jewelry and more. This historic property will be offered at auction, contact auctioneer for details

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WHEN: Saturday, February 27 from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
(PREVIEW: At Smith's Auction Gallery- Fri. Feb 26th from 12-6pm and 8am morning of the sale. On Fri. Feb 19th from 12-7pm an open house to see the property plus there will be an)

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This majestic 1810 Federal, the only 3 story in the North Country, with 8500 square feet, 9 bedrooms, 10 fireplaces and 3.5 bath will be offered at 12:00 noon, with a min bid of $250,000, well under market value. A must see.. Terms $10,000 down day of sale, remainder in 45 days.
Lot 1 
A 19th C. Folding pocket sundial, approx. 2" x 3.25"
Lot 2 
An exceptional early 19th C. ladies compact, reverse painted memorial scene opening to a painting on ivory of a ship, 1.5" diameter with gold case
Lot 3 
An 18th C. Queen Anne walnut wall mirror with applied carved floral cartouche, crested with bird effigy with a wonderful old finish. 39"H.
Lot 4 
Two good 19th C. sailor's telescopes in working condition
Lot 5 
A Federal New Hampshire birch tilt top candlestand with flame birch inlaid top on a delicate high spider leg, ca.1810
Lot 6 
An early 19th C. lapped butter churn in old green paint, 21"H., 46" to the top of the handle
Lot 7 
A folky 19th C. American school graphite sketch showing house and willow trees in a period ripple gold frame. Image size is 12" x 17.5"
Lot 7R 
Antique Oriental runner, Caucasian - 3'4" x 12'4"
Lot 8 
An exceptional scrimshaw walrus tusk depicting whale and walrus hunting; showing ships, sailors, whales, and walruses. Titled "Whale Hunting in The Bering Sea," 24"L.
Lot 9 
A pair of 19th C. miniature portrait paintings on ivory. Gentlemen is signed W. H. Miller, New York 1842, 2.5" x 2" accompanied with a calling card for William H. Miller
Lot 10 
A Federal mahogany two drawer games table flame birch inlaid panels on well formed reeded legs ca. 1810-1820 with period brass pulls, 29.5"H, 36"W.
Lot 11 
A pair of Federal brass andirons with urn finials ca. 1790, 23"H with period fire place tools
Lot 12 
A 19th C. New England paint decorated one drawer wash stand, polychrome painted in mustard, green, and black,38"H
Lot 13 
A pair of 19th C. Sheraton paint decorated fancy chairs likely Portsmouth NH examples, see Portsmouth Furniture
Lot 14 
19th C. American silhouettes, double silhouette of Nancy and Samuel Kaime 1820-1830 Barnstead, New Hampshire, attributed to William Chamberlin, overall size 6" x 9", other silhouette of Samuel Pratt Ridler ca. 1840, Barnstead, New Hampshire, overall size 5" x 4"
Lot 15 
A NH Chippendale birch graduated six drawer tall chest with original brass old red varnish ca. 1780-1800, 36"W. x 54"H.
Lot 16 
Two 19th C. Dolls, 12" Joel Ellis made in Springfield VT, with pewter hands with another early 8" doll, both with period dress.
Lot 17 
A fine Queen Anne walnut bloom seat side chair ca. 1740-1760 with the original maple slip seat. Label reads "This chair belongs to Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Pratt grandparents of Samuel Pratt Ridler."
Lot 17R 
Antique Oriental rug, 3'7" x 6'5"
Lot 18 
A good 19th C. American school primitive oil painting depicting a lakeside Sunday lunch with multiple figures, cattle, and sailboats, 15" x 20"
Lot 19 
A choice Federal, gilt split column wall mirror with applied carved cornucopia tablet with original finish. Label on reverse reads Sarah Cihall, ca.1830 13"H.
Lot 20 
A rare set of paint decorated Federal fancy chairs, original paint decorated backs with landscape scenes, Probably Baltimore c. 1830 - 32"H
Lot 21 
Two 19th C. carved marble lambs, likely New England origin, 6" and 8" L.
Lot 21A 
A 19th C. carved marble doorstop titled "Jane", reverse with Masonic emblem faith, hope, and charity, 4" x 6"
Lot 22 
Federal New Hampshire birch one drawer stand with bell turned leg, old color original pull, 27"H.
Lot 23 
A 19th C. landscape oil painting likely White Mountains, two figures fishing on river bank early autumn, 14.5" x 21.5"
Lot 24 
An 18th C. American flame stitch folding purse, 5" x 9" closed
Lot 25 
An 18th C. Canadian two door floor cupboard with thumb nail chip carved cornice raised panel door in old blue paint, 45"W x 69"H.
Lot 26 
A 19th C. American school miniature painting in ivory, well executed of a women seated in black dress. 3" x 2.5"
Lot 27 
A fine miniature painting on ivory of a young lady holding a fan, circular with 2" diameter ca.1800
Lot 27R 
Antique Oriental rug, Heriz, 8'8" x 10'8"
Lot 28 
Fine Hepplewhite birch one drawer night stand cherry drawer with line inlay, old finish and brass pull, ca 1800-1820.
Lot 29 
A choice 19th C. inlaid mahogany sewing box likely made by a sailor for his wife with ivory mounts and pull out mirror apparatus, 9"H. x 8"W.
Lot 30 
A Federal Vermont or New Hampshire birch four drawer chest with birdseye maple and mahogany banded drawer fronts, diamond inlaid drop panel apron with old brass, 40"W. x 40"H.
Lot 31 
19th C. marine scene watercolor, "Barque Vernon, Thomas Slaye Commander Leaving Port of Venice 1853", 12.5" x 22"
Lot 32 
A fine New Hampshire Federal banjo wall clock with old tablets and original finish, dial signed B. Morrill, Boscawan overall height is 33"
Lot 33 
A large 19th C. wall paper hat box, column and drape motif in blue signed in pencil Mrs. Kimball Merrill, New Hampshire, 12"H. x 18"L.
Lot 34 
A circular wall paper on wood banding hat box labeled Hannah Davis, Jaffrey, New Hampshire, 6"H. x 10"L.
Lot 35 
A fine Federal New Hampshire grandfather clock birch case with birdseye and mahogany banded inlaid door, checkered and inlaid quarter fans, brass works dial signed Elisha Smith, Sanbornton, NH with period brass finials, 91"H
Lot 36 
Early Folk Art watercolor memorial, house and willow tree, memorial urn- Pearson French, Lebanon, 1825, 4" x 6.25"
Lot 37 
A Federal New Hampshire mirror clock, original wagon wheel works, ca.1830. 28"H and 13.5"W.
Lot 37R 
Antique roomsize oriental rug - 10' x 15'5"
Lot 38 
A late 18th C. New England ladder back arm chair with sausage turnings and early splint seat and an old Spanish brown paint 17" seat height, 42"H
Lot 39 
Red painted 19th C. lapped swing handle bucket 7"D. with a round red finger box, 4"D.
Lot 40 
A Federal New Hampshire birch four drawer chest with solid birdseye maple drawer fronts, original brass poles, 40"W. and 44" top of back splash, old finish. Prov. purchased by Charlotte Page at Week's Family Auction in Littleton, New Hampshire 1950's, signature on reverse reads Luther Haskins of Lyme, New Hampshire
Lot 41 
Framed 18th C. map, "An Accurate Map of New Hampshire and New England from a Late Survey" hand colored, 13" x 11"
Lot 42 
A good 18th C. New England banister back arm chair, maple/elm with mushroom capped handles and rush seat, 18" seat height, 46"H
Lot 43 
A rare little English Regency miniature window seat, carved mahogany frame, 32"L. x 19"H.
Lot 44 
Assortment of 18th and 19th C. desk articles, inks, sanders, spectacles, approx. 20 pcs.
Lot 45 
A two part Chippendale cherry chest on chest with original brass and old red stain ca. 1780 chestnut secondary woods, 70"H. x 38"W. on top section
Lot 46 
Three 19th C. shaker finger boxes, graduated one in paint, 5.25"L. to 7.5"L.
Lot 47 
American school primitive painting, attrib. to Thomas Chambers, river scene, 33" x 42"
Lot 47R 
Antique Oriental rug, Caucasian, 3'11" x 5'2"
Lot 48 
18th C. sack back Windsor arm chair, good form with chestnut seat
Lot 49 
A 19th C. Chinese export blue and white, Canton, boars head tureen, 13"L.
Lot 50 
A fine New Hampshire Federal mahogany side board with oval and banded birdseye maple veneers on a delicate double tapered leg, ca. 1800-1820. Page history states made in Haverhill or Bath around 1816 for Ira Goodall, a lawyer 70"L. x 41"H. x 24"D.
Lot 51 
Three pieces of blue and white 19th C. Chinese export including a 6" Fitzhugh covered sugar bowl, 12" lozenge shape, 11" oval covered vegetable
Lot 52 
An exceptionally large and fine Federal eglomise wall mirror with original gilt surface frame with carved swags, Corinthian columns and water leaf carving, an exceptional reverse painted tablet with depicting a landscape and Romanesque motifs, 5' 6"H. x 30"W.
Lot 53 
Choice pair of 18th C. Queen Anne Spanish foot New England side chairs with strong block and ring turnings in old paint
Lot 54 
A 19th C. Chinese export celadon covered warming platter, Famille Rose palette, 16"L., 7"H.
Lot 55 
A good Hepplewhite inlaid cherry bow front four drawer chest on high French feet ca. 1800-1810, 38"W. x 38.5"H.
Lot 56 
A 19th C. Chinese export celadon platter with meat strainer. Famille Rose palette, 17"L.
Lot 57 
A unique Federal cherry and mahogany five legged card table with delicate reeded legs, underside with chalk signature, 36"L. x 30"H.
Lot 57R 
Antique Oriental rug, Bidjar, 9'3" x 12'2"
Lot 58 
A 19th C. Chinese export celadon soup tureen with cover, Famille Rose palette, 14"L. and 12"H.
Lot 59 
A 19th C. marine gouache sailing ship Ms. Morris, C. Jones Master, 18" x 26"
Lot 60 
A Federal New Hampshire two part mahogany drop front ladies secretary with reeded ends and legs, period brass pulls with drop down lid revealing pigeon holes and drawers signed S.A. (Steven Adams working in Haverhill, NH during the early 19th C.) ca. 1820, 42"L. x 51"H.
Lot 61 
A graduated group of four 19th C. Chinese export bowls: 13" bowl with blue and gold decoration (hairline crack), 9.5" bowl with red, green, and blue palette, 9" scenic bowl (hairlines).
Lot 62 
A Windsor sack back knuckle arm chair with vase and ring turnings
Lot 63 
19th C. slide box with window in old sponge paint decoration
Lot 64 
A group of five Chinese 19th C. export porcelains, 10" lozenge shaped platter, 4" handled mug, 6" tea caddy, 9" plate, and a cup and saucer
Lot 65 
Matched set of six Classical mahogany dining chairs with shield design, scrolled back on tapered, circular saber legs. Original slip seats, old finish ca.1830
Lot 66 
An Exceptional American school oil on canvas, " life on the Hudson River", provenance attributed to Thomas Rossiter, 31" X 41"
Lot 67 
A pair of Federal, mahogany arm chairs, carved backs and arm supports on reeded legs, ca.1820
Lot 67R 
Oriental roomsize rug - 8'1" x 11'
Lot 68 
An early 19th C. Chinese export coffee pot, 9"H. (hairlines) with a globular formed 18th C. Chinese tea pot and two handle-less mugs, plus five others
Lot 69 
A oil on canvas figures and cows by riverside likely White Mountain scene signed S.A. Mount, 13" x 16"
Lot 70 
A carved Federal rolled arm China trade sofa with cane seat and reeded legs, 91"L.
Lot 71 
19th C. Chinese porcelain cache pots 9.25" H
Lot 72 
A 19th C. China trade camphor wood trunk leather covered and brass bound on turned feet, 19"H. x 35"L. x 18"D.
Lot 73 
Oil on canvas, sailing ship, Dreadnaught, Chas. Torrey 1916, 25" x 42"
Lot 74 
An early 19th C. English pearlware mocha mug with earthworm decoration, 5.75"H.
Lot 75 
18th C. barrel back corner cupboard with raised panel doors, picture frame moldings and old brass, 84"H. x 57"W.
Lot 76 
A pair of 18th C. brass finial top and iron knife blade penny foot andirons, 20"H. with a semi circular period brass and wire fender
Lot 77 
A large ship's half hull on a period board, 54"L. x 12"W.
Lot 77R 
Antique Oriental rug, 3'6" x 5'
Lot 78 
A 19th C. litho. "Depot and Offices of the American Express Company, Hudson, Jay, & Staple Streets" by Jay Spear, John W. Rich architect with historical documentation on reverse, image size is 18" x 24"
Lot 79 
An early 19th C. English pearlware pouring pitcher mocha seaweed decoration, 7.5"H.
Lot 80 
A Federal NH birch and birdseye maple four drawer chest on turned legs, 39"W x 45" to top of crest
Lot 81 
An early 19th C. English pearlware 4"H. pouring pitcher and 2"H. cat's eye master salt
Lot 82 
An unusual form Sheraton arrow back, high back, fancy armchair in old black paint, ca.1830. Seat height is 16" and back height is 48".
Lot 83 
A Mid 19th C. American school oil on canvas, cascading falls with figure, signed A. Andrews. 25"H. x 36"W. in a beautiful rippled, lemon gold frame
Lot 84 
Two 19th C. English pearlware mugs, 5" banded and 3.5" earth worm
Lot 85 
A good birch and birdseye maple cannonball four poster bed with acanthus carvings ca.1840
Lot 86 
A good English Regency tea caddy burl walnut ca. 1830, 13"L. x 9"H.
Lot 87 
A pair of 19th C. pastel portraits two sisters signed G. D'Almiane 1871, 26" x 21" oval.
Lot 87R 
Antique Oriental rug, Sarouk, 8'6" x 11'6"
Lot 88 
An 18th C. Queen Anne New England button foot maple tavern table with an oval top and old finish, 28"H. and top is 27" x 37"
Lot 89 
A 19th C. green slip decorated redware jar 10"H. labeled George McKearin collection, presently a lamp, not drilled
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