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The French House Auction of Wonderful Country Americana

Multi generational family heirlooms including items from the Chellis Family Meriden NH

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WHEN: Friday, July 27 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
(PREVIEW: Thursday the 26th from 12-5pm and 8:30am morning of the sale)

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Lot 1 

Two early oil lanterns, onion shaped with original burner, 15"L. x 9"D. with a B & M railroad lantern

Lot 2 

Pair of double reflector whale oil lamps, 10.5"H

Lot 3 

Federal N.H. cookie corner one drawer stand in an old finish, ca.1815, Chellis family

Lot 4 

19th C. American school portrait of two children, one hiding a Christmas ball with toy train on floor, ca.1840, 30" x 26"

Lot 5 

Seamen's chest, original paint and surface

Lot 6 

Pair of period mirror back tin candle sconces, 12"H., 10"Dia.

Lot 7 

Two period Federal candlestands, large example tiger maple, old finish, other carved urn and spade feet

Lot 8 

Group of three 19th C. wall paper hat boxes, generally 11"H x 16"L.

Lot 9 

Large 19th C. red painted swing handle firkin, 14"h. x 14.75"Dia. top

Lot 10 

18th C. two part set-back New England cupboard raised panels, H" hinges, 85"H. x 64"W.

Lot 11 

Good theorem on velvet, beehive with flowers, 18" x 22"

Lot 12 

Hepplewhite cherry one drawer stand in old color with a ladder back chair in old black paint

Lot 13 

Nesting group of five Northern Woodland Indian polychrome decorated splint baskets, 8"D. to 13"D.

Lot 14 

Birdseye maple one drawer pipe box with fan carving, 17"H.

Lot 15 

18th C. pine curved settle bench, 61"L. x 58.5"H.

Lot 16 

Lithograph "Spanish Merino Sheep" Addison County, VT., 15" x 19"

Lot 17 

N.E. birch great chair, Queen Ann period

Lot 18 

Late 17th C./early 18th C. small oak table top desk with chip carvings, original iron hardware, 10"H. x 18"L. x 13"D.

Lot 19 

19th C. Blue painted firkin

Lot 20 

Early 19th C. Southern Vermont paint decorated two drawer blanket chest, from a VT. family

Lot 21 

Norton Bennington VT. upside down star blue design jug

Lot 22 

Norton Bennington VT. blue bird design jug

Lot 23 

18th C. ladder back chair in original red paint

Lot 24 

18th C. Sponge decorated box

Lot 25 

19th C. Shaker one drawer work table with single drop leaf and bottle legs, old red color, 30"H. x 40.5"W. x 22"D.

Lot 26 

Collection of 30 antique iron choppers

Lot 27 

Two pair of birdcage Windsor chairs in old black paint, ca.1810-1820, 4 pcs

Lot 28 

Pair of 19th C. oil on canvas laid on masonite portraits, man and woman, attributed to Erastus Salisbury Field, 24" x 20"

Lot 29 

19th C. miniature one drawer blanket chest with a miniature Windsor chair 5"H. and a watercolor portrait of Maria

Lot 30 

Pine cupboard with shaped cut-out top and one lower drawer, 73"H. x 30"W. x 17.5"D.

Lot 31 

Redware pouring pitcher with manganese spots

Lot 32 

Vintage folk art bi-plane old paint on stand

Lot 33 

Federal N.H. birch card table with one drawer on tapered legs, ca.1810-1820

Lot 34 

19th C. N.H. school pencil and ink woman with puffy sleeve, 13.5" x 10"

Lot 35 

Federal N.H. roped carved leg drop leaf table in red/ black grain paint, 36"L. x 29"H.

Lot 36 

Antique wooden toy locomotive in old red paint

Lot 37 

Victorian still-life oil painting, white flowers by Abby Chellis, 16" x 22"

Lot 38 

Two 19th C. watercolors, primitive of houses and boats, double sided with one of exotic birds, 7" x 6" and 5" x 5" (21,22)

Lot 39 

Two early pierced tin and glass lanterns, 13"H. 17" handles up

Lot 40 

Antique chopping block, 29"H. x 24""square

Lot 41 

19th C. American school portrait of a gentleman

Lot 42 

Naively painted 19th C. lift top document box, red & white on old green, 12"L. x 6"H.

Lot 43 

Fine Federal reeded leg mahogany Pembroke table, drawer with original pull, base in old and probably original finish, ca.1810, 29"H. x 37"L.

Lot 44 

Good calligraphy work of stag, 22" x 26"

Lot 45 

Chippendale maple slant lid desk, good step-down interior, bracket base with pediment, 36"W.

Lot 46 

Collection of ten 19th C. children's mugs, English and others

Lot 47 

Folky 19th C. child's desk "Nancy" decorated in old white and other paint, signed underneath

Lot 48 

19th C. maple cutlery tray 13"L. with two pieces of painted treenware

Lot 49 

19th C. oil painting, Revolutionary War scene, 15.5" x 19.5"

Lot 50 

19th C. CT. Grandfather clock, original grain painted, works-H. Hoadly, Plymouth, 80"H., missing pendulum and weights

Lot 51 

Canadian sunburst hooked rug

Lot 52 

19th C. dough box in old red paint 35"L. with a lift top box, painted fish motif, 18"L.

Lot 53 

Maple Chippendale corner chair with Italian leather upholstered seats, pierced splats, cross stretcher

Lot 54 

Paint decorated folding game board 21" square with another primitively painted board, 16" x 11"

Lot 55 

Chippendale New England mahogany four drawer chest with antique oval brass and bracket feet, 38"H. x 41"W.

Lot 56 

Small 19th C. paint decorated dome top box, old paint, 7"H. x 13"L.

Lot 57 

19th C. Staffordshire hen-on-nest, 13"L.

Lot 58 

Pair of 19th C. oil paintings under glass, boy and girl dated 1846, 8" x 6"

Lot 59 

19th C. oil on artist board, view of lake Winnipesaukee, 12" x 18"

Lot 60 

Good Federal Boston sideboard, inlaid with lunettes along the top edge and banded drawers, likely the work shop of John and Thomas Seymour Boston, ca.1810, Chellis family

Lot 61 

Late 19th C. patriotic needlework eagle/flag E. Pluribus Unum, 24" x 33"

Lot 62 

Federal cherry one drawer stand with reeded legs, ca.1820

Lot 63 

Two lithographs of Lincoln and Washington in carved wooden Centennial frames, inner 10" x 8" outer 16" x 14"; inner 10.5" x 8" outer 17" x 14"

Lot 64 

Early green painted finger box 6.5"L. with a paint decorated splint basket, Chellis family

Lot 65 

Fine N.H. Federal inlaid Grandfather clock, brass works with the N.H. arch, ca.1800-1820, Chellis family

Lot 66 

Needlework sampler, 1824 Hannah Holmes done in her 13th year, 19" X 16.5"

Lot 67 

19th C. needlework sampler, willow tree, theorem baskets, 22" X 16"

Lot 68 

19th C. oil portrait of a young boy holding a horn, 25.5" x 21"

Lot 69 

Woodenware lot, three chopping bowls, mortar and pestle, two bowls and a butter worker, Chellis family

Lot 70 

Fan carved early American tall chest, Chellis family

Lot 71 

Four assorted nesting pantry boxes, some in paint, Chellis family

Lot 72 

Long country bench, 18"H. x 8'L.

Lot 73 

Antique hooked rug, houses

Lot 74 

Needlework sampler, American, dated 1837 Elizabeth Thompson with Federal eagle, windmill, 21" square, w/frame 26" sq.

Lot 75 

Red painted pine kitchen cupboard with full length paneled door

Lot 76 

19th C. hooked rug, horse, trees, etc., 27" x 47"

Lot 77 

Three antique cast iron cottage doorstops, original paint

Lot 78 

Queen Anne tilt top mahogany candlestand of good form

Lot 79 

Pair of early 19th C. portrait paintings, found in the Chellis family attic

Lot 80 

Country floor cupboard in later red paint with two blind upper doors, drawer lower part with two blind doors, 69"H. x 37.5"W x 17"D.

Lot 81 

Miniature 19th C. yellow pine four drawer chest, dovetailed, 10"W. x 10.5"H.

Lot 82 

Early 19th C. weight driven banjo clock, battleships tablet, dial signed Simon Willard, 34"H.

Lot 83 

Tiger maple Federal tilt top candlestand, old color

Lot 84 

Oil painting on board of cows, 8" x 11"

Lot 85 

Country cupboard in old red paint with one lower door, 71.5"H. x 31"W. x 16"D.

Lot 86 

Folk art Cardinal whirlygig

Lot 87 

Large 19th C. oval wooden chopping bowl, 40"L. x 13"D.

Lot 88 

Wooden spoon rack in old blue paint, 22"H

Lot 89 

Bull dog doorstop, sailing ship doorstop/clock with dog nutcrackers

Lot 90 

Country dry sink in old mustard paint, 55.5"L. x 37"H. x 19.5"D.

Lot 91 

Birch bark lantern

Lot 92 

19th C. small size paint decorated camphor wood box, 23"L. x 10"H.

Lot 93 

Early game board with a heart cut wooden frame

Lot 94 

Two 19th C. watercolors, flowers in vases, period frames, 8" x 6" image size

Lot 95 

Country Hepplewhite work/ tavern table in older white paint, 28"H. x 56"L. x 32"D.

Lot 96 

Twist blade penny foot andirons

Lot 97 

Queen Anne courting mirror in black paint, 19"H. x 11"W.

Lot 98 

Antique paint decorated tug boat half model dated 1895, 14"L.

Lot 99 

Early 19th C. round top hutch table with stretcher base, 27"h. x 48"Dia.

Lot 100 

Two redware handled pots with a Harrisburg V.A. pitcher and a Boston jug, 4 pcs

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