William A. Smith, Inc.
Auctioneers and Appraisers
Please join us for our annual Thanksgiving holiday estate auction. This sale is loaded with great items from many different VT and NH estates, including an old Woodstock, VT family, all to be sold to the highest bidder. The 500 plus lots will be illustrated online
at www.wsmithauction.com for your viewing pleasure, but we always suggest
viewing the pieces in person. It will be well worth the trip.
Estate Jewelry: A stunning diamond and ruby necklace approx. 40 cts of dia. and 60 cts of rubies believed to be of Burma origin; approx. 7 ct. emerald cut diamond ring set in platinum; approx. 2.75 ct. round diamond ring, several other diamond rings; diamond tennis bracelet, set with 7 ctw diamonds; diamond and sapphire bracelet; pretty sapphire and diamond ring; ruby and diamond rings; various diamond and ruby eternity bands; selection of gold figural pins; pair of stud earrings; antique carved green jade pendant; 18k diamond earrings signed Van Cleef and Arpels; 3 pairs of Alex Sepkus earrings; JJ Marco earrings, diamond set hoop earrings; other fine designer earrings; impressive diamond and emerald floral pin; selection of gold bracelets and necklaces; antique gold and coral necklace; several antique gold rings set with precious stones; John Hardy silver and enamel bracelet; large size Longines calendar pocket style watch with literature; ladies Art Deco diamond and emerald wrist watch; ladies Omega gold and diamond wristwatch; gentlemen’s Rado wristwatch, other watches; selection of cultured pearl jewelry and more
Art: Oil painting “Early Arrivals” by Paul Sample; w/c VT winter scene with farm by Paul Sample; oil painting signed AT Hibbard; oil Paris scene by Harry Neyland; oil signed Martin Ferrieres; oil sheepherder, Edmond Tehaggeny; w/c game birds Lassall Ripley; oil autumn scene signed C Gordon Harris; oil ships H. Forrest; oil Center Harbor by SL Gerry; oil Carmel by the sea, by MB Leisse; oil by CH McCord; oil JJ McAuliffe; Italian oil landscape with village signed PD Olivero; early Dutch oil, signed and dated 1652; oil Lady seated with attendants, Pierre P Choffard; oil ships H Forrest; early Italian Old Masters drawing; several early English school landscapes; oil signed Ch. Curtis Allen; oil signed Wm. LaValley; oil winter scene signed C. Jenkins; oil French landscape signed Licourt; oil signed S. Theobald; oil by Michael McGovern; oils by Jerry Pfohl; oil by W. Wetzel; oil by Th. Clark; oil horses by Hugh Newall; gouache landscape with figure, Ruben Kupua; selection of Th. Moran etchings; good selection of Japanese woodblocks; various Chinese paintings; early botanical prints; Roland Clark and other hunting prints; early maps, etc.
Antiques: Fine Q.A. maple fan carved 2 part highboy; William and Mary 2 part highboy; Chippendale maple chest on chest; Q.A. tiger maple bandy leg 5 drawer chest ca. 1780, other 18th C. Chippendale maple tall chest; NE Chippendale tiger maple slant lid desk; 2 good Federal birdseye maple 4 drawer chests, other good Early American chests; good Federal 2 part Bergen Co. NJ painted floor cupboard; 18th C. set back cupboard in old blue paint; 2 part Federal PA corner cupboard with shell and vine carving, other corner cupboard; 18th C. tiger maple Q.A. slant lid desk on frame; Hepplewhite inlaid sideboard; period tea tables; set of 8 NY Sheraton stencil decorated fancy chairs; set of 6 Windsor dining chairs; other sets of chairs; country farm table; 18th C. American gate-leg dining table; Windsor painted mammy’s rocker; Dunlap workshop Federal stands; many good Federal light stands with drawers some in tiger and birdseye maple; Windsors in old paint; early tavern tables; early ball foot blanket chest with Portsmouth prov.; Riley Whiting grandfather clock; good 2 part apothecary with many drawers above doors; early boxes in old blue, much more antique furniture
European: 18th C. painted French wallpaper painted screen, scenic; early Italian marble top commode; period Italian inlaid writing desk; Italian carved and gilt Neoclassical pier table; pair of Italian walnut tambour bedside stands; English Chippendale secretary; English small size server; set of 10 Chippendale style dining chairs; triple pedestal mahogany dining table; 18th C. Dutch marquetry inlaid dressing table; English Edwardian desk; set of 8 English Yorkshire dining chairs; good 19th C. country French farm table with leaves to extend up to 11'; set of 6 English Regency dining chairs; English weight driven chinoiserie decorated grandmothers clock; red chinoiserie chest; 2 Regency canterburys; English rosewood sofa table; set of 6 English Regency dining chairs, other European
Custom: Douglas Dimes tiger maple grandfather clock; DR Dimes drop leaf dining table with 6 matching chairs; Eldred Wheeler cherry dining table; set of 8 Eldred Wheeler Q.A. style dining chairs; Eldred Wheeler chest on frame; Eldred Wheeler tiger maple stands, other Eldred Wheeler; tiger maple porringer top dining table; set of 4 bow back Windsors by Peter Scheffer, Unity NH; nice pair of Baker wing chairs; 2 sectional brown leather sofa made by Hancock and Moore for Robb and Stuckey; like new brown leather sofa and matching loveseat; quality brown leather sleeper sofa, brass studs; various brown leather lounge chairs; green leather sofa and matching chair, other leather furniture; inlaid sideboard by Council; other clean custom.
Folk art: Several early horse weathervanes; various antique sheet metal weathervanes including steam locomotive; cast iron painted jockey hitching post; approx. 7' cast iron fountain; mechanical bank the butting buffalo; painted and carved folk art dog; Jess Blackstone birds; goose decoy; good pair of iron Minute Men andirons; good 19th C. sheep advertising sign, Heinz Hides and Tanning; vintage adv. sign for the artist HR McGinnis; folky carved canes etc.
Marine: Rare 4th order brass lighthouse oil lamp; two 19th C. floor model globes; chronometer by Wm Crisp, London; stick barometer Henry Green, Brooklyn NY; cased sextant; sperm whales teeth; marine scene oil painting by H Forrest, other ship painting; various early maps; ships half hull; bronze table model telescope; antique large size sailor door stop; 19th C. Anglo Indian trade 2 part cabinet; pair of 19th C. Anglo armchairs, etc.
Accessories: A good collection of miniature paintings; collection of mourning pins in gold; early needlework sampler Westtown School, other samplers; several Nantucket baskets some signed; Shaker buckets in old paint; early burlwood bowls; chopping bowl in old red; redware jars; selection of Sunderland luster and Liverpool pitchers; pair of urn shaped knife urns; child’s size Chippendale chest; Child size French chest; 2 antique jewelry caskets, one signed Alphonse Giroux Paris with hardstone inlays; Federal gilt overmantel mirror; Scottish mulls and snuff boxes; early icons; selection of painted boxes; early banjo wall clock; bronze by Tim Shinabarger; 2 small Austrian bronzes; Italian carved and gilt sconces; fine gilt bronze wall sconces; Ketland flintlock; Western saddle silver mounts, Billy Cook Sulphur OK; child’s size hutch in old paint and more
Silver and China: 3 sterling silver teas sets including Tiffany; 2 sterling silver flatware sets including Reed and Barton - Francis 1st; S. Kirk and Son repoussé sterling tableware, 18th C. silver tankard; early silver Spanish Colonial candlesticks, other silver; Set of Herend Rothschild Bird dinner service 12; set of Minton Indian tree china; flow blue Scinde; KPM bowls and more
Asian: Chinese rosewood altar tables; Chinese yoke back armchairs; several Tibetan Thangkas; several Chinese painted scrolls; Chinese dragon chair back cover; selection of other Asian needleworks from a Woodstock, VT attic; Chinese porcelains including some signed; Chinese 18th C. bronze censer; Chinese bronze Buddha; large Chinese malachite figural group of Quan Yin; pair of Chinese cloisonné figural deer candleholders; Chinese jade and other stone bonsai tree; pair of large Chinese famille rose fish bowls; Japanese mixed metal bronze vase signed; Japanese Meiji bronze figure signed; pair of Chinese oxblood lamps; pair of Chinese famille rose lamps; early Chinese storage jars; Chinese scroll paintings and more...
Fine Oriental rugs: Approx. 50 carpets including palace size, room size, scatters and runners, mostly older quality estate rugs, see website.
Special: Great 1926 Ahrens and Fox fire truck with all the extras, great original paint and it runs!; 1971 Chevy Chevelle with 28,800 miles; Steinway black ebony baby grand piano model L, Baldwin black ebony baby grand piano; Currier & Ives style cutter sleigh with shafts; and more!
Cash-Check-Major Credit Cards: 18% buyer’s premium, Reduced to 15% with cash or check
No Sales Tax • Catered • Comfortable Seating
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William G. Smith and Kenneth R. Labnon – Auctioneers
William A. Smith Inc.
Auctioneers and Appraisers
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William G. Smith and Kenneth R. Labnon – Auctioneers
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