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An Exceptional Memorial Day Auction  (May 28, 2018)


Lot 9: Wonderful 19th C. oil on canvas, the Abbott-Downing Concord Coach, Concord, N.H., with a view of Mt. Monadnock in background by S. Pezzoli 1888 with history , 24" x 60", untouched condition, accompanied with this lot, is a CDV photo of the coach driver John McCullough of Claremont Junction NH. When one looks carefully at this painting his name is written on the coach's seat. - $9,500

Lot 41: Important Edwardian platinum ring set with approx. 11.26ct cabochon emerald and approx. 1 ctw. of round, marquise and emerald cut diamonds. Cert states Russian origin, F2 Ring size 4.5 - $14,000

Lot 104: Oil on canvas, "Old Bridge and Mill at Compton Village N.H. and Mad River" by Geo. L. Brown, 10.5" x 14.5" - $9,800

Lot 128: Important oil painting on canvas by E.W. Redfield, signed lower left in original Harer frame, with inscription on stretcher: "'Village Street' by Edward W. Redfield, presented to Helen W. Henderson, March 1930, at Center Bridge", also inscribed on verso of frame lower left edge: "Landscape, E.W. Redfield owned by Helen W. Henderson" hand written label, other provenance available, 26" x 20" - $90,000

Lot 271: Original photograph by Ansel Adams "Monterey Coast" signed in pen, 18.75" x 14.5", Prov. given to the consignor by Ansel Adams while she worked at the White House in appreciation for her efforts in regards to the Redwood National Park. - $9,000

Lot 276: Fritz Koenig bronze "Pieta" initialed FK on base, 11.75" x 7.75" x 2.75". Exhibited at Staempfli Gallery "The Sculptor and the Architect" 1964 with original receipt from Staempfli Gallery - $18,000

Lot 200B: 1965 Mustang convertible, white with black top, approx 126,000 miles, VIN # 5F08F117897 - $9,000

Lot 200: 2014 Mercedes-Benz C300, 4matic, in lunar blue, approx. 25,700 miles, VIN # WDDGF8AB6ER317527, with premium package, Norwich VT estate-one owner car - $19,000

Lot 200C: 1932 MG -chassis #J0363 This unique MG J-type Midget with its own captivating backstory represents everything that was right in pre-war British sports car design. This particular J-type engine was restored in England by noted pre-war MG expert Len Bull. Powered by the tried and true inline water-cooled overhead-cam 4-cylinder 847cc engine with twin carbs, the drivetrain has been fully rebuilt, with the proper 4-forward-speed transmission and very good mechanicals throughout. Body and fenders in British racing green are in very good shape, with excellent door fit, and an older repaint that still shows well and can easily be made perfect. Very good Dunlop tires on the correct excellent centre-lock, detachable wire wheels. Perfectly fit leather tonneau and sides, leather seats, excellent dashboard and instrumentation and very good Dunlop tires on the correct excellent centre-lock, detachable wire wheels. Chassis number J0363. Many in the MG and J-type communities will recognize the pedigree of this gem, and may remember its history on many tracks and hill-climbs throughout New England and beyond. - $21,000

Lot 16A: Approx. 2.5-2.75 ct round diamond ring, accented with another 2 ctw of diamonds in platinum - $10,500

Lot 136: Oil on canvas, signed A.D. Shattuck on reverse, "Mt. Washington", 28" x 44" - $14,000

Lot 424: 1818 125 page journal charting East and West Florida, recording soils, forts, Indians and Negros. Kept by Henry Young, Capt of Topographical Engineers in the first Seminole War led by Andrew Jackson. (Click here to preview content) - $12,000

Exceptional Thanksgiving Holiday Auction- Fine Americana - Art - Silver - coins- Jewelry - important Native American  (November 25, 2017)


Lot 13: Choice Shaker wood box with accessories, dovetailed construction, old color, interior with kindling till, 27"w. x 24"h. Prov. purchased from the Dr. and Mrs Edward Andrews estate in 1984, as seen illustrated in "Family Circle" magazine 1964 issue - $7,130

Lot 27: 19th C. Shaker, Mt. Lebanon revolving chair, pine and maple, old varnish, 29"H. - $15,525

Lot 55: Exceptional late 19th C. North West carved and painted totem pole, found in the attic of a Hudson River area home, 66.5"H. - $23,000

Lot 71: Watercolor, “Grouse in New Hampshire”, signed A. Lassell Ripley, Vose Galleries label, 19.5" x 29.5" - $13,800

Lot 74: Navajo weaving, 3rd phase, ca.1890, 57" x 69" - $5,175

Lot 91: 1970 Mercedes 280 SE four door sedan, automatic trans., approx. 70K original miles, with extensive records - $9,775

Lot 102: Abraham Lincoln note written Sept. 30, 1861 requesting General McClellan to see pay master, signed A. Lincoln, found in a local estate, 2" x 7.5" - $7,130

Lot 407: 1799 Bust silver dollar - $3,450

Two-Day Florida Estate Auction (Day 2) Sunday  (November 19, 2017)


Lot 6: American 18th C. silver coffee pot by Joseph Smith, Boston. Pyriform on footed base, family crest on side wood handle stamped I.S. in a rectangle, what appears to be original sterling stamp, 13.5"H., 38 troy oz., ca.1770's - $9,200

Lot 22: English Victorian sterling hunting scene pitcher. London 1856 ,made by Richard Hennell, extreme detail of wild boar hunting, 13"H. x 10.75", 59 troy oz - $16,100

Lot 39: Berg & Erickson "Seagull" chair and ottoman for Fritz Hansen, Denmark 1968. Chair 35"H. x 37"W. x 36"D., ottoman 15.5"H. x 23"W. x 19"D., has Fritz Hansen label, and small remnant of Gosta Berg and Stenevik Eriksson label. - $8,050

Lot 43: Philip and Kelvin LaVerne "Kang Tao" coffee table, 46.75"L. x 22 3/8"D. x 17.25"H., signed Philip and Kelvin LaVerne. Patinated bronze low table with patinated mixed metal top. Chinese outdoor court scene, retains strong coloration and patina. - $5,175

Lot 151: Chinese Export silver presentation punch bowl by Hung Chong & Co. Applied dragon handles, chased intricate decoration of Chinese life, buildings, boats, many figures, rural life all in crisp detail. Bowl inscribed "To W.H. Wilkinson Esq. H.B. M.'s Vice Consul on his departure from Chemulpo where they had for three years enjoyed his protection THE CHINESE RESIDENTS as a token of gratitude and a mark of their esteem presented this bowl June 1897", 12" Dia., 17.5" overall, 7.5"H., 62 troy oz., stamped makers mark - $18,400

Lot 156: 18th C. Chinese porcelain 13" punch bowl. Interior decorated with figural interior scene, exterior with figural birds and floral groupings, raised foot, 5.5"H. - $5,750

Fabulous 50th Annual Labor Day Auction  (September 04, 2017)


Lot 22: Good Mid 19th C. memorial on velvet, with inscription: "Sacred to the memory of William Susson, who died Dec. 11 1830, aged 60. 'I have no greater joy than to hear that my children walk in the truth.' In period stenciled frame with history, 26.5" square - $9,200

Lot 34: Jewelry - Fine antique platinum and diamond bracelet set with approx. 15ct tw with approx. color of I and clarity of VS, 6.75"L., 26.7 grams - $13,800

Lot 200: Group of ten assorted Chinese crystal and rock crystal seals with foo lion motifs, 1.5" to 3" square - $25,300

Lot 216: Gouache on board "Eglise Sous la Neige, Villiers - Sur - Morin (Seine - et - Morin)signed and dated lower right "Maurice Utrillo, V Decembre 1937" with authentication documents signed by Cedric Paillier and Helene Bruneau, 24.5" x 19" - $10,350

Lot 231: Exceptional large size Chinese 19th C. blue glazed and gilt porcelain vase, 32"H. - $19,550

Lot 10: Great 19th C. Folk Art carved and painted grey hound dog #5 with copper collar and number tag, 13" x 60"L. - $8,050

50th Annual Memorial Day Auction!  (May 29, 2017)


Lot 5: Fabulous small Chippendale walnut drop leaf tea table old surface, New England, ca.1770-1780 found in a Thetford, VT. attic, 25.5"H. x 29.5"L. - $26,450

Lot 22: Exceptional Pilot House eagle, 19th C. carved and painted with American shield, fine original condition, 21"H. x 29"W. VT. estate - $6,325

Lot 29: Early 19th C. watercolor on paper, "John Fowler age 43 September 7th 1831" by Joseph Davis, 12" x 10" image - $9,775

Lot 49: Jewelry: Impressive 7.93ct pear shaped diamond set in (tested) 18kt yellow gold, GIA certified #1186242473, J-SI2 w/approx. 1.0 ct tw baguette side stones, size 6.5, 8.2 grams - $57,500

Lot 48: Exceptional 19th C. oil on canvas, autumn landscape signed Wm. Mason Brown, 12" x 18" original gilt frame, from a South Shore MA estate - $21,850

Lot 72: Oil on canvas, Road by the Lake, with Allied Artist's of America 13th Annual Exhibition label on reverse, signed H. R. MacGinnis, 30" x 40" - $6,900

Lot 87: Exceptional 18th C. maple butterfly table with splayed legs and one drawer, old color, 42"L. x 26.5"H. Lillian Blankley Cogan provenance private collection - $12,075

Lot 103: Fine Enfield Shaker round top candlestand, top 13.75", 26"H. in red paint - $5,462

Lot 99A: 1981 Porsche 911 Carrera SC Targa with Approx. 58,000 original miles - $33,350

Lot 99B: Clean 2005 BMW CI convertible, approx. 76K miles, ready for summer fun! - $16,100

Lot 250: Good pair of John Belter rosewood small size Recamier's, Tuthill King pattern, 38"H. x 42"L. - $10,350

Lot 288: Mid Century Harry Bertoia bronze sculpture with Chicago Gallery provenance, 7.75"H. - $10,062

Lot 169: Impressive 4.04 ct round diamond, set in platinum VS quality with approx. 1 ctw diamond baguettes - $14,950