William A. Smith Inc.
Auctioneers and Appraisers

Important Antiques Auction

Sunday, March 3rd, 2013,
beginning at 11 a.m.

Previews: Saturday, March 2nd from 12:00-6:00 p.m. and 9:00 a.m. Sunday morning


Smith's Auction Gallery, Plainfield, NH


We are pleased to offer the collection of Denver, CO gentleman, along with many others in this, a fantastic auction of American and English furniture, paintings, Chinese export, including silver and jewelry from a Kendal estate. Early preview is possible by appointment.

Fine Queen Anne two-part cherry highboy, pierced bonnet top, fan carved with old finish and brass, CT River Valley

In Part: Fine Queen Anne two-part cherry highboy, pierced bonnet top, fan carved with old finish and brass, CT River Valley; two-part cherry Chippendale secretary/bookcase, pierced broken arch bonnet, old brass and strong ogee feet, Stub Whitney’s estate; Chippendale cherry serpentine front four-drawer chest with bracket base; PA. Chippendale tall chest, other Chippendale chests; fine Chippendale walnut PA dressing table with stocking feet, old brass; Cherry four-drawer chest, signed Dernell Sydell, March 1803, Brimfield, MA; several good Federal four-drawer chests; Hepplewhite cherry serpentine front sideboard with fan and other inlays; super two-part set-back cherry cupboard with glass door top and drawers and doors below; Chippendale cherry slant lid desk with fan carved interior and drop pediment, claw and ball feet; other Federal cherry slant lid with tassel inlays; choice country open top set back cupboard small size good old surface; Canadian two-door floor cupboard in old green, possibly Quebec area; French Canadian early walnut tavern table; fine two-part cherry corner cupboard with arched glass 12 pane top, drawers and doors in base; another small-size corner cupboard with broken arch bonnet; exceptional 8ft trestle base table with bottle leg supports, old surface possibly Shaker; several early blanket boxes in old paint; 19th C. paint-decorated ME Stand; Q.A. chair in old green; bannister back chairs; early writing arm Windsor chair; Q. A. Boston area wing chair c. 1760; other Federal wing chair, both need recovering; pr. of American Gothic side chairs; unusual mechanical Gothic dumb waiter; Steinway baby grand piano, Etc…

Custom: Baker furniture double pedestal dining table; set of eight Chippendale style dining chairs; leather sofa, loveseat and ottoman; various upholstered club chairs; Kittinger tea table and desk, etc…

English: Two-part 18th C. English Welsh dresser, good color; Hepplewhite butler’s secretary desk; Chippendale mahogany chest on chest, small size; English Q.A. walnut chest on frame; fine Anglo Indian ladies sewing stand, c. 1820; pair of Anglo Indian ivory inlaid armchairs, Ca. 1820; English mid-19th C. long three tier whatnot; nesting set of three Chinese Export camphor wood trunks; set of eight English Chippendale dining chairs; English double pedestal dining table; English joint stool; English slant top architects desk; English specimen chest on frame, etc…

Great selection of period weathervanes

Accessories: Superb weathervane, pointing setter (dog) with green verdigris; banner weathervane, signed, good verdigris; running horse weathervane in old green verdigris; Chippendale cherry miniature slant lid desk; pair of French cased officer’s pistols, Duon, in fitted case; flintlock long gun; swords; Civil War letter, War Department by Gen. McClelland; good English George III inlaid hanging cupboard; small English Regency Japanned book shelves; theorem on velvets; miniature painting by Dexter Harding; great Apache olla; Aleutian Indian basket; beaded Indian moccasins; Inuit stone carvings; large bronze cowboy boots and hat; many small bronzes by A. Bofill, P. Tereszczuk, Guillemin, Marquis, Bermann, Gludois and Gambage; nickel-play slot machine; The New Deal slot machine; vintage Booze-O-Meter; great 73" narwhal tusk, with history; thermometer trade sign; nautical lamp; scrimshaw; stone carved dog; marble sculptures; bronze trapper on horse; good dingy boat model in old paint; painted firkins and buckets; several early studded boxes one signed Foster Barton, Boston; good folk art 1905 Adirondack log cabin; Coca-Cola bottle top basket; collection of Asian carved ivories and bronzes etc…

Pewter: Miniature pewter cupboard window display for Roswell Gleason, pewter maker; single-owner collection of over 250 pieces of pewter, American and European.

Clocks: Fine Chippendale tall clock with brass works, signed Anth Ward NY; other wooden works grandfather clock; Herschedes tall-case tube clock; Le Coultre clock, Asian motif; ornate Ansonia crystal regulator, floral; double dial calendar wall clock; Tiffany carriage clock, many other weight-driven American clocks.

China: Signed Maxfield Parrish bowl, blotter and signed check; Royal Crown Derby candlesticks and serving dish; collection of Toby jugs, Pratt ware and other examples approx. 30 pieces; early Delft; English Pearl ware, Kings Rose, Worcester; American views Historical Blue; cut glass in color; Ohio glazed spaniel; Red ware dog; two Limoges china sets; Yale College plates and more

Exceptional and massive Rose Mandarin covered urn, 25" H

Chinese export: Exceptional and massive Rose Mandarin covered urn, 25”H; Pair of large Famille Rose jars, now lamps; pair of early Famille Rose chargers; other Famille Rose, blue and white Canton, Rose Canton; early Export bowls and plates; Rose Medallion candlesticks and more…

Art: Oil, White Mountains, Echo Lake by S.L Gerry; oil, fishing scene signed Edw. Gay; oil, illustration, by H. Sundblom; W/C rider leading horses, Enrico Coleman, Rome; W/C signed Duron; oil still life by A.D. Greer; large oil, cows, signed De Haas; oil, MT. Shasta, California by Dubois 1896; large oil, sheep, signed Morris; oil, signed Paul Wesley; several American school Folk portraits including children; oil, landscape, signed Wotherspoon; oil, signed L. Murani; lithographs by A.J Munnings and Voss, horses; early NY map; several Japanese woodblocks; large selection of unframed prints, many signed, deaccessioned from a VT museum, etc.

Silver: Large silver oblong pedestal bowl; four-piece sterling tea set, Birks; Tiffany sterling vase with cranberry insert; pair of Tiffany sterling compotes; unique Tiffany sterling owl condiment set; Tiffany sterling shell, double salts; large sterling basket; various sterling bowls; European silver sauce boat, horse drawn sleigh; ornate sterling flatware and more…

Jewelry: Fabulous three stone diamond ring in platinum, center stone approx. 1.6 ct., flanked by two approx. 60 point diamonds; antique platinum and diamond ring set with approx. 1.5 ct. with a diamond set filigree setting; antique diamond and sapphire ring set in platinum; other diamond and sapphire rings in platinum; platinum brooch set with approx. 1.6 ct. diamond with others; one plus ct. diamond ring; three straight line gold bracelets diamond, sapphire, emerald and rubies; other gold bracelets set with precious stones; Victorian gold pendants and bracelets; ladies 18K white gold Boucheron watch, leather band, Ca. 1960s; ladies Rolex watch; men’s 18K gold Audemars Piquet watch; well made 18K gold necklace, choker; pearl necklaces, including one with diamond clasp; lot of costume jewelry; two gold Masonic badges, Foster Saunders; plus much more, approx. 50 lots.

Coins: 10 dollar gold piece, bezel set with chain; large assortment of silver coins, silver dollars, halves, quarters; pennies, Etc

Many quality room size and scatter rugs, textiles, etc…


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Terms: Cash-Check-Major Credit Cards – 13% Buyer’s Premium, Reduced to 10% with Cash or Check –
No Sales Tax – Catered – Comfortable Seating

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William A. Smith Inc.
Auctioneers and Appraisers
Specializing in Fine Antiques
Since 1961

PO Box 49, Plainfield, New Hampshire 03781

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or email us at: [email protected]

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William G. Smith and Kenneth R. Labnon – Auctioneers
Leon Rogers – Gallery Manager

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