Auction Results Overview

For this important auction, we offered a large collection of early Native American pottery from a local collection unreserved, the second part of an Amherst, NH collection of Asian items and  part 1 of an important Vermont collection.  A summary for each collecting category can be seen below.

Native American - Important Henry Frances Farny water color of a Native American with his horse & rifle; George Catlin colored Print #18 "The Bear Dance": collection of pottery-Anasazi four mile room olla, rare dipper& bowls; Tularosa decorated Jug & pitcher, Casas Grandes effigy bowls & olla; rare Mesa Verde ladle & bowl, Socorro Canteen, Mimbres room olla & bowls plus numerous others; buffalo skin headdress; beadwork, Yei blanket; Alaskan woven basket; shell necklace, silver and turquoise jewelry.

Oriental Rugs - Room size: 11' by 23' Meshed, Mahal, Heriz, Lillihan and modern Chinese, scatter: Caucasian, Hamadan, Lillihan and Sarouk.

Miscellaneous - Important French glass & gilt bronze mantle clock plus other French & Tiffany clocks; sterling & coin silver: George Jensen early salad set, bowl, serving & misc; Art Deco 3 piece tea set, Dutch export 3 piece tea set, Sheffield silver; folk art: 2 J H Bellamy carved wood eagles, Louis Jeremy carved deer head; 2 shaped front fireplace fenders, acorn andirons, brass candlesticks & jam hooks; French- toiletries box; glass boxes, Galle vase, pair Sevres covered urns; Tiffany: LCT signed vase(as is), toothpick holder, frame & box; Ivory-18th century Indo/Portuguese Goa paint decorated saint carving, other figural carvings; China & Porcelain: 2 similar Worcester sauce pitchers, mocha earthworm mug, 4 Prattware, lot of Historical blue Staff some American scenes & canary lustre pitcher, pair Dresden reticulated covered urns, delft: rare blue & white lobed edge charger & 2 decorated tankards, pair of Doulton Lambeth vases, 3 Rookwood vases, Bennington pottery and early Wedgwood b/w;  R Gleason pewter coffee pot; 18 candle mold stand; French clock works spit jack; Irish coat of Arms needlework; 19th century Continental needlepoint hanging; E Santos & Russian & other Icons; Russian enamel decorated boxes; illuminated page from Koran; Ancient possibly Greek carved marble seal; Nepalese artifacts including early wooden bound book & singing bowl; canes; 2 large lots of seasoned plank wood-Thai teak & NE pine.

Japanese Porcelain, Ivory Misc -  Netsuke collection of 30: mostly carved ivory and signed including turtles, dogs, tiger & rabbits, rat catcher, Shoki, Hotei, children, woman, dragon plus many more; carved ivory: figure of entertainer, Geisha, numerous other figures; 5 stack Inro (1 Miniature); 2 parasol handles; mixed metals- small seated woman with gold highlights, Damascene style vase, stacking silver sake cups; Imari, Satsuma & other porcelains; cloisonné vases; Bronze Yatate calligraphy box; plus more.

American Furniture- Important mahogany  tall case clock by John Wood, Philadelphia w/broken arch bonnet; Chippendale 2 drawer blanket chest; Hepplewhite cherry glazed door corner cupboard; Empire chest with paw feet and carved leg breakfast table; Hepplewhite style sideboard; modern large display cabinet with Chinese decoration.

English, Continental & other Furniture- Glazed sided Beidermier display cabinet; E French inlaid 3 drawer chest & Empire style round inlaid center table; Rococo style paint decorated mirror; English mahogany 2 part linen press, Hepplewhite card table, Regency card table, campaign style desk, pair of shell carved Empire style settees & Queen Anne armchairs.

American Fine Art-Important William M Prior o/c of a young woman with family provenance plus other portraits, Asher B Durand o/c of landscape with provenance; Henry Farny w/c native American w/horse; Robert Spear Dunning o/c landscape, Peter Busa o/c modern painting; Harry Alan Weston w/c; Alfred T Bricher w/c coastal scene; Attributed Harry H Roseland fortune telling, coll of 12 Frederick R Sisson oil paintings directly from a member of the family; Nathalie J Nordstrand w/c landscape; Guy J Coheleach o/c

of a cottage; Harold G Breul Illus "Narragansett Ale"; William M Birchall & Harry A Ogden w/c both of sailing ships; James Mickelson o/b landscape.

English, Continental & other Fine Art-Important Salvador Dali pencil "Think About Life" drawing w/Musee Orsay stamp/provenance; French- Maximilien Luce o/paper city scene, Jean Piaubert o/sand abstract, Paul E Peraire o/p landscape, M Guillermin palace scene; German-Caesar Philipp bronze casting, Emile Pruess o/c "The Rose Bud" & signed ptgs on porcelain; Russian-3 W Ladyslaw T Chemielinski w/c;  2 old master school o/c; 2 Indian w/c on ivory.

Chinese Porcelain, Ivory, Jade & Misc-fine quality needlework robe with dragon decoration; Canton & Rose medallion china including garden seat; white Jade & other carvings of animals, scenes, sensor & people; Buddha bronze votive plaque, large sensor plus other castings; Silver: rare pair enamel dec female figures, Cumshing decorated castor plus perfumes etc; pair of early 19th century carved turquoise figures; Ivory: 3 carved puzzle balls 1 w/stand; pair of perfumes, numerous snuffs; whist & card cases; carved figures of Guan Yin, rare polychrome man & woman & others; large ivory brush pot; export lacquer sewing box w/ivory accessories; quality 19th & early 20th century porcelain vases, ginger jars, bowls, brush rest, b/w beaker & Yen Yen vases, Junyao glaze candlestick, Boucia round box & miscellaneous; tomb pottery horse head; carved bamboo libation cup & brush pot; paintings & scrolls, pair of 19th century armchairs.

Jewelry-Sapphire & diamond bracelet, ring and bar pin, 2.9 ct ladies diamond ring, 14k gold ladies Waltham pocket watch, 1930 Vacheron & Constantin Verger shutter watch, 18k gold necklace & bracelet, rubies & sapphires gold cross, platinum & diamond ladies wrist watch; numerous gold rings with miscellaneous settings; large lots of Native American & other silver rings, bracelets & pins; miscellaneous semi precious loose stones.

Books & Ephemera-The Jerusalem Bible with illustrations by Salvador Dali; Beatus de Liebana by Umberto Eco 1982; 1868 Print of "Abolishing Slavery Doc 1865".

20thC Silk Hereke Prayer Rug- Signed 20thC Silk Hereke Prayer Rug- Signed

Important Fine Art and Antiques Auction, Apr. 30, 2022

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