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The French House Estate Auction - Featuring Country Americana

Furniture in old paint, folk art , early lighting and more

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WHEN: Friday, August 2 from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
(PREVIEW: Thurs from 12-5pm and 8:30 am morning of the sale or by appointment)

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Lot 1 
Slip decorated 19th C. redware handled jug, 10.5"H.
(Estimate: $300-500 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 2 
19th C. sponge paint decorated canted back hanging shelf, made by Henry Pickering Bowditch MA, 14" x 16"
(Estimate: $200-400 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 3 
19th C. oil on canvas, American school still-life compote of fruit, 15" x 11"
(Estimate: $300-500 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 4 
Pair of 19th C. PA/VA redware bird whistles,6"H.
(Estimate: $500-700 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 5 
18th C. paint decorated bow back Windsor armchair, 33"H. back
(Estimate: $300-500 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 6 
19th C. circular covered storage box with lapped construction in old blue/grey paint, signed W Winch, 14"D.
(Estimate: $200-400 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 7R 
Oriental scatter rug, 49" x 73.5"
(Estimate: $300-500 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 7 
Three early wooden items: pair of treenware cups with lead inserts, 9"H., with a lidded and lapped wooden tankard, 6.5"h.
(Estimate: $200-400 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 8 
19th C. oil on board, view of Lime Rock Newport RI, 4.75" x 8"
(Estimate: $200-400 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 9 
19th C. step-back spice cabinet of four over two drawers with original paint, 16" x 16"
(Estimate: $300-500 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 10 
18th C. red painted open top step-back pewter cupboard with "H" hinges, 76"H. x 48"W.
(Estimate: $800-1200 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 11 
Three 19th C. redware handled pouring pitchers, 4.5" to 7"
(Estimate: $200-400 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 12 
Two early wall boxes, one drawer red painted candle box with corn carving 28"H. with a lollipop handle wall box in red, 15"H.
(Estimate: $300-500 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 13 
Good pair of early 19th C. Windsor fan back chairs in black paint, seat height 17", back 36"H.
(Estimate: $300-500 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 14 
Two 19th C. wallpaper boxes, 8"L. dome top and a 5" slide box
(Estimate: $200-400 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 15 
Early 19th C. blanket box smoke paint decorated in old green/black paint, 24"H. x 42"L.
(Estimate: $400-600 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 16 
Pair of early 19th C. American school miniature watercolor portraits, man & woman, 4.5" x 3.75"
(Estimate: $500-800 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 17 
Good half moon window light chip carving with old grey paint, 70"L. x 15"H.
(Estimate: $300-500 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 17R 
Sarouk Oriental scatter rug, 6’2” x 4’3”
(Estimate: $200-400 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 18 
19th C. tavern sign, W.P. Ladd with red horse on blue ground, from Maine, 11.5" x 14"
(Estimate: $400-600 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 19 
19th C. elongated hooked rug, house, trees, tulips,cats and dogs good color! 22" x 62"L.
(Estimate: $400-600 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 20 
18th C. blanket chest with one drawer in red paint, 36"H. x 36"W.
(Estimate: $500-800 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 21 
An unusual 19th C. paint decorated game board, 11.5" square
(Estimate: $300-500 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 22 
Two Shaker wooden items: pantry box, 8.5"L. with a footed open fruit bowl, 9.5"Dia.
(Estimate: $200-400 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 23 
American school memorial painting on velvet in memory of William Prescott died 1844, 21" x 25"
(Estimate: $400-600 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 24 
Two early 20th C. duck decoys, appear to be a pair in old paint, 14"L.
(Estimate: $200-400 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 25 
18th C. ball foot two over three drawer cherry chest with old finish, 42"H. x 38"W.
(Estimate: $1000-1500 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 26 
Two antique Shaker finger boxes (Big and Small!) 4.5"L. to 15"L.
(Estimate: $300-500 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 27 
Early 19th C. grain painted block of seven dovetailed drawers, 20" x 17"
(Estimate: $400-600 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 28 
Antique painted clay dog with glass eyes, 15"L. x 7.5"H.
(Estimate: $200-400 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 29 
19th C. oil on canvas, New England landscape with cows-unsigned, 18" x 32"
(Estimate: $300-500 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 30 
Country set back cupboard in old red paint with molded crest, raised paneled door, and a cut out base 54"W. x 75"H. x 19"D.
(Estimate: $800-1200 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 31 
Five pieces of 19th C. slip decorated redware
(Estimate: $200-400 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 32 
Two 19th C. New England painted dome top boxes, 27"L. example in blue smoke decorated 20"L., both with original hinges
(Estimate: $300-500 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 33 
19th C. Hudson River school oil on canvas with cows and boats, 22" x 36"
(Estimate: $300-500 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 34 
Collection of 19th C. PA peafowl spatterware, 17 pieces
(Estimate: $400-800 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 35 
Pilgrim country pine six board box with carvings, likely Deerfield area, ca.1690-1700, 20"H. x 53"L.
(Estimate: $200-400 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 36 
19th C. Bennington type spaniel with two pouring pitchers, 11" and 10"H.
(Estimate: $300-500 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 37 
Earthenware spaniel dog with two redware mugs
(Estimate: $200-300 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 37R 
Oriental scatter rug, 55" x 74"
(Estimate: $300-500 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 38 
Antique iron key trade sign painted black and red, 22"h. x 45"L.
(Estimate: $300-500 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 39 
Two antique primitive oil paintings, dogs teasing a cat, 13.5" x 9.5" and a Scottie dog 8" square
(Estimate: $200-400 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 40 
Good NH country Hepplewhite tavern table dovetailed drawer with two board top and breadboard ends, old color 28"H. x 46"L. x 26"D.
(Estimate: $600-900 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 41 
Bennington coachman bottle signed and dated 1849, 10.5"H.
(Estimate: $400-600 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 42 
18th C. dovetailed blanket box in old blue/grey paint with original snipe hinges and rose head nails, 47"L. x 18"H.
(Estimate: $200-400 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 43 
Two antique duck decoys, Bufflehead decoy initialed on bottom RFH, 15"L. with brown and tan duck initialed JHB, 13"
(Estimate: $200-400 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 44 
Early 19th C. miniature painting, memorial scene showing river boats, willow tree "Wieder Sehn", 3" x 4" overall size
(Estimate: $200-400 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 45 
Early 19th C. two-part setback glass door country cupboard, cut-out base in old paint
(Estimate: $800-1200 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 46 
Signed Bennington bowl, 16.5"Dia.
(Estimate: $200-400 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 47 
19th C. American school oil on canvas, Autumn river landscape with cows, oval frame, dimensions of image 11" x 14"
(Estimate: $400-600 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 48 
19th C. primitive folk painting of mallard ducks in pond, male and female, 14" x 20"
(Estimate: $100-150 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 49 
19th C. primitive watercolor, family and dog playing, 15" x 21"
(Estimate: $300-500 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 50 
Country pine 48 drawer apothecary chest on bracket base, 36.5"H. x 47.5"W. x 14"D.
(Estimate: $600-900 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 51 
Five early iron and wood rush lights
(Estimate: $300-500 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 52 
Good early watercolor and stencil family record, with American flag, birds of paradise and fruit decoration, 18" x 23"
(Estimate: $300-500 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 53 
Four early wood and iron spring candle holders
(Estimate: $200-400 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 54 
Three 19th C. covered firkins, blue 12", yellow 10" and natural 12"
(Estimate: $300-500 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 55 
Unusual country one-door corner cupboard in blue paint, 78.5"H. x 42"W. x 17"D.
(Estimate: $400-800 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 56 
Seven early tin lighting devices
(Estimate: $300-500 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 57 
Well made early 19th C. cradle in old blue paint, 38"L. x 19"H.
(Estimate: $200-400 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 58 
19th C. brass studded leather covered trunk in barrel form with label Daniel Gladding New Haven dated 1809, 24"L. x 10"H.
(Estimate: $200-400 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 59 
Seven early iron and tin Betty lamps
(Estimate: $200-400 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 60 
18th C. Queen Anne chest of drawers four small over four long drawers in red paint, 37"L. x 47"H.
(Estimate: $800-1200 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 61 
Early 19th C. portrait painting of Gen. James Audlin, Exeter NH, 34" x 26"
(Estimate: $600-800 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 62 
Six early iron grease lamps
(Estimate: $200-400 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 63 
A good paint decorated Boston rocker ca 1860, Soule Family Fairfield VT
(Estimate: $100-150 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 64 
Miniature on ivory, young girl Gerald Hayward 1880
(Estimate: $200-400 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 65 
18th C. American sawbuck table two board top with breadboard end, 29"H. x 60"L. x 33"W.
(Estimate: $1000-1500 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 66 
Eight early tin lighting devices
(Estimate: $200-400 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 67 
Three small 19th C. miniature paintings on ivory, gentlemen, 2.5" x 3"
(Estimate: $300-500 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 68 
Windsor sack back armchair with turned stretcher, seat height 18"H., overall 39"H.
(Estimate: $200-300 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 69 
Seven early brass and iron lighting implements
(Estimate: $200-400 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 70 
Queen Anne curly maple two-part highboy, 72"H. x 37.5"W. x 19"D.
(Estimate: $1000-1500 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 71 
Pair of 19th C. portrait paintings, 27" x 22" Soule Family, Fairfield, VT
(Estimate: $400-600 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 72 
Two early silhouettes, gentleman 4" x 3", with a lady, 4.25" x 3" with reverse painted framing
(Estimate: $200-300 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 73 
Pennsylvania Dutch Fracture dated 1792, 13" x 16.5"
(Estimate: $300-500 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 74 
Two boxes full of early lighting and related
(Estimate: $300-500 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 75 
18th C. Q.A. maple chest on frame dovetail molded top 5 graduated drawers with old brass with original bandy-leg frame, 37"W. x 55"H.
(Estimate: $2000-3000 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 76 
Embroidery on silk of ship, “New Orleans” by Thomas Willis, 18.5" x 29"
(Estimate: $400-600 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 77 
Late 19th C. mahogany triple stepped dresser box with inlays and applied scrolled decoration, 16"W. x 12"H. x 9"D. Kimball Union Academy litho on inside of lid
(Estimate: $200-400 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 78 
19th C. folk art carved cane, 36"
(Estimate: $100-150 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 79 
19th C. circular storage bowl in old blue paint, 15"D. x 17"H. along with a yellow painted pantry box
(Estimate: $100-300 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 80 
Large blue painted country cabinet with four glass doors above and sliding doors below, 73"W. x 67"H. x 14"D.
Lot 81 
Mic Mack Indian covered basket, 17"H. along with two handled baskets
(Estimate: $300-500 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 82 
19th C. primitive oil on canvas, old mill with fisherman, 30.5" x 38.5"
(Estimate: $400-600 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 83 
19th C. Shaker Sabbath Day Lake colony grain painted cupboard, 39”W. x 12”D. x 32”H.
(Estimate: $300-500 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 84 
Three miniature portraits on ivory, young girl, with two young gentleman, sizes 2.5" x 2" to 2" x 3"
Lot 85 
Country blanket chest with two real drawers on cut out base, 40"W. x 37"H. x 18”D.
(Estimate: $300-500 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 86 
18th C. oval burl wood bowl, 17"L. x 12"Dia.
(Estimate: $400-600 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 87R 
Oriental roomsize rug, 103" x 137"
(Estimate: $400-600 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 87 
Group of five carved and painted birds in shadow box frames signed Peltier
(Estimate: $200-400 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 88 
Shaker handled and lidded pail, branded N.F. Shakers Enfield NH, 7.75"H. x 9.75"Dia.
(Estimate: $200-400 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 89 
Two early 19th C. crewel works on silk, two children with a dog, 7" x 8" along with other
(Estimate: $200-400 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 90 
Early 19th C. country three drawer blanket chest in old reddish grain paint, 49"H. x 37"W. (with old bail brass)
(Estimate: $400-600 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 91 
Fine American school needlework sampler wrought in 1832 signed Michael Hohr Elizabeth Booth, 18" x 17"
(Estimate: $500-1000 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 92 
Two early wood carvings: small early totem pole, 17"H., with a sculpture of a Dutch woman, 18"H.
(Estimate: $200-400 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 93 
Small Shaker two-tier sewing box, with one drawer, lift top, and bone decoration, 6.5"w. x 5"D. x 5.5"H., with a red painted pantry box, 10"Dia.
(Estimate: $200-400 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 94 
Good large size 19th C. circular wood chopping bowl in old color, 21"Dia.
(Estimate: $200-400 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 95 
Early 19th C. country pine grandfather clock case with exceptional original polychrome paint decoration, 88"H.
(Estimate: $500-700 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 96 
Pair of early iron and tin six branch chandeliers with crystal and leaf decoration
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