Auction Results Overview

For this sale, we combined 2 important New England collections with various other local consignors for approximately 300 lots, held in 2 sessions. The second session consisted of all the White Mountain paintings consigned to us that spring, 2 southern NH and a Vermont estates items plus numerous quality items from other New England consignors for a great sale.

A summary of the items offered in thesecond sessions is below

American Antique Furniture: Important Shaker 98 ½” long trestle table with shoe feet; 18th century New England 4 way splayed stretcher base tavern table with oval top in the old color; tall Conn River valley Queen Anne 2 drawer blanket chest with scalloped apron; Child’s grain painted Chippendale slant front desk & Nantucket shaped top candle stand; NY Hepplewhite Pembroke table with mahogany bellflower inlay; Sheraton mahogany Portsmouth, NH card table with lunette inlay, ME & NH 4 drawer chests, NY mahogany Pembroke table and cookie corner 2 drawer stand; “W Seaver” branded Windsor armchair; paint decorated blanket chest plus others in old paint, Boston Empire armchair and 2 drawer stand; pair of Gothic carved crest child’s armchairs; Southern Empire tall post bed; scallop sided 2 part step back pewter cupboard, bucket bench; early wagon seat and cast iron fern garden chair.

English and Continental Furniture: English Comb back Windsor armchair, small veneered front chest on chest, B/C carved Chippendale armchair and inlaid Sheraton sewing table; Swiss music box chair; French brass/iron rocking crib, fireside bench and painted and carved day bed.

American Fine Art: Benjamin Champney: oil on canvas of  Mt Chocorua, still life of roses and Conway view, Frank H Shapleigh oil on canvas possibly of Moat Mountain and another Continental scene; Harrison B Brown oil on canvas depicting picnicking along the river; Daniel Santry oil on canvas of Mt Lafayette; Thomas Hill oil on canvas of farm stead; William P Phelps oil on canvas of Mount Monadnock; miniature paintings on ivory; Ship paintings by Antonio Jacobsen, J W Lawlor & Frederick S Cozzens, 2 J Bien elephant folio lithographs after JJ Audubon; Max Fairchild (Paris) oil on canvas of a nude; others by Alvin Fisher attributed; pair Edwin Steele paintings; Louis Doyle Norton; Frank W Benson etching; 2 NY state attributed portraits; Henry H Ahl; 10 Frederick R Sisson paintings; Henry Dousa; B F Kellog.

English and Other fine art: Pair of oil on canvas hunt scenes by Samuel H G Alken; 4 Russian Icons from the collection we sold in 2011; Antoine Blachard oil on canvas of a Paris scene; pair Vladislav Chimielinski oil on canvas winter city scenes; school of Francis Cotes pastel portrait of a woman; others by JV Laxfield; 4 Punjabi miniatures; R Dey De Ribcoski; French & English oil on canvas portraits and more.

Accessories: 18k gold pocket watch and vine /leaf form tiara with lapis berries; standing trade figure-carved wooden Native American with a deer, has remains of old paint; Sailors Wooly of ship plus others; Nantucket basket, pair of scrim whales teeth and gimbaled compass; large turned and painted bowls; 2 Wilder, Peterboro Barometers; 140 engravings in 4 volumes- Tragedies of Aeschylus; double fore-edge painted 1826 book; signed Abraham Lincoln 1862 army promotion document; Izink fritware & other middle eastern pottery and boxes; rocking horse; collection of 24 Staffordshire figures; 18th century cast iron fire back, other fireplace items and lighting; 2 checkerboards; good painted spice 3 drawer, document and dome top boxes; pair 19” tall Paris porcelain decorated urns; enamel on tin Insurance advertising sign and other good smalls. Textiles: Important needlework picture school of Folwell, Philadelphia; large Trapunto coverlet with floral designs  Clocks: Terry wall clock; carriage; wooden works paint decorated tall clock; mantles and more  Sterling Silver: small Continental figural tray; flatware service for 12; center piece and more.

African & Oceanic Art: Primarily collected in 1965-66 by A. Navez of the State Dept: important group of 10 carved ivory Lega figures in old color; Akuaba Ashanti fertility figure; numerous masks-painted wood, bone and elephant hide or amber; Dogon ancestor figure; Kota Mahongwe Reliquary figure; 5’ tall female ancestral figure; Boule male figure; Senufo carved female form double bellows; Nigerian carved figural whisk; Soloman Islands figural staff; Fang Reliquary figure; Figi carved Ula throwing club; decorated ivory bracelet and pair of ivory epaulettes; Numerous other items.

Oriental Rugs: room size: extra large blue Kashan; early Heriz with medallion; Jozan Serab corridor size with medallion; Lillihan; scatter size: rare old Kazak; small fine silk Tabriz; Sarouk; Hamadan and more.

Native American: large Ash burl bowl with shaped ends; Penobscot decorated war club; bead decorated pipe bag; 2 Navajo rugs; North West coast ceremonial carved bowl; Connecticut paint decorated basket and decorated bent wood oval box.


An Early 19th Century Fijian Kava Bowl An Early 19th Century Fijian Kava Bowl

Fine Art & Antiques, Oct. 21, 2017

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