Auction Results Overview

For this important auction, we offered collections from Hollis & Amherst, NH plus estates in Swanzey & Hancock, NH.  Highlights for the main categories can be seen below.

American Antique Furniture -  Important Boston Chippendale slant front desk with a 7 carved shell interior and shell carved drop; NH 4 drawer Chippendale chest with a fan inlaid curlicue drop in the old finish plus another small 4 drawer in old finish; Cherry southern corner cupboard with fan carved drop and curlicues; pair of banister back side chairs; VT stacking bookcase & cupboard in the old finish; Chinese export lacquered sewing table with numerous ivory accessories; cherry tall case clock; 2 narrow cupboards 1 with snipe hinges both in the old paint; bamboo turned Windsor settee with curved back plus other Windsor’s; 2 paint decorated dressing tables; Mass oval mahogany  Hepplewhite candle stand; Sheraton reeded post tester bed & 2 part banquet table; Shaker armchair; Sheraton painted & mahogany stands; numerous Chippendale mirrors plus other good furniture.

English, Continental & other Antique Furniture - Wide Sheraton mahogany 3 part banquet table with center drop leaf table & reeded legs; set of 6 Hepplewhite dining chairs (1 arm); small mahogany flat top desk with tooled leather top; mahogany sewing stand with astragal ends; Important French carved Victorian 12 piece parlor set; Biedermiere armoire with mirrored center door; Persian carved & inlaid furniture including round brazier with central brass insert, screens & panels.

American Fine Art - Abbot Handerson Thayer oil on canvas study painting of an Angel girl blowing a horn; 2 William Preston Phelps oil on canvas of cows & winter scene; Charles W. Knapp river scene with boat; 3 important primitives: Zedekiah Belknap oil on panel of young girl with roses & signed E(dwin) A Conant, Boston oil on canvas of full length boy/green dress with book & large memorial theorem with 1824 sampler by Susan Hamlin and landscape "Fairy Island";  James Wells Champney oil on canvas  of mountains; Herman Dudley Murphy oil on board of  Mexican street scene; Charles Adams Platt oil on canvas of French city/waterway; collection of miniature paintings & memorials on ivory; numerous ship paintings by T Bailey, F Righton (2); GE Perry, Worden Wood (2), Gordon Grant (2); modern & abstract art by William A J Claus, Fischer & Dvorzon; others by Ellen H Coleman, M DeForest Bolmer, William T Young; numerous prints and etchings including limited edition  print of Pavarotti by Hirschfield.

English, Continental & other Fine Art - School of William Clark Wantner oil on canvas of Persian interior; Luis Guevara Moreno oil on canvas of "Toros" bulls; 2 Bernard Buffet oil on canvas still lives; Oluf Gravesen nail sculpture; Ernest D J Hodel winter scene; Old Master oil on canvas school of Simon Vouet; oil on panel & oil on canvas Icons; collection of miniature paintings on ivory; Constantine Kluge street scene; impressionist & others by C Bartman, Robert Hemmings, Mape Budhiana; Picasso block print.

Oriental Rugs - room size- overall floral Sarouk, overall boteh design Persian; SW Persian 21' runner; Scatter size- Tekke Bokhara, Kerman, Bijar, Caucasians & Sarouk.

Asian Antiques - Rare Phurba or Kila Tibetan ceremonial gold & quartz dagger; quality Satsuma- curved & round Koro incense burners, bud vase, box & more; Japanese & Chinese figural & animal ivory carvings; Netsuke of a home, animals etc,  Manjus, Ojimes & Inro set; Chinese gold & rose jade carved vase; Cloisonné vases, boxes & large charger depicting Samurai; jade & stone snuffs, chops & figural animal carvings; Japanese lacquer boxes, bowls & pots; standing and table screens plus lots more.

Watches - 18k gold man's pocket watch Eng hall marks; 17/18th century cruciform pendant watch with engraved figural silver case marked Seb Schwartz Augspurg; White gold, platinum & diamond pendant watch, pin & filet, Gotay & Stahl, Geneve; Ladies diamond & platinum International watch.

Jewelry - 18k gold cross inset with rubies & sapphires; 800 gold compact with cover inset with multiple precious & semi precious stones; 32" 18k gold anchor chain plus other gold chains; yellow gold & diamond pendant, diamond studs, diamond & ruby cluster studs; pig charm & mouse tie tack; Tiffany & Co platinum band w/rubies & diamond ring; Shreve Crump & Low plat band wedding ring with diamond; yellow gold, diamond & enamel pin & earrings; 14k gold, diamond & enamel cluster pin; French gold, diamond & enamel pin; 2 min 14k gold purses & lighter; Christopher medal marked Becker/France.

Antique Memorial Jewelry - 4 "Brimmer" black enamel & gold rings 2 with glass/crystal covered initials; yellow gold w/water color on ivory memorial ring with diamond surround "Henderson Tucker 1780"; oval gold pendant with water color on ivory memorial.

Miscellaneous - Tiffany & Co iridescent bowl & salt; large Capodimonte oval box; gold & tortoiseshell snuff box with memorial on ivory inset; 2 large folky heron carvings; English magnifying ball hanging moon clock; Ship model of a 3 mast Merchant Bark; 2 pre-Columbian clay figures plus other ancient stone carvings; African carvings & large carved ivory tusk; Peterborough, NH barometer; blown & Sandwich glass; Early pottery, porcelain, & soft paste to including a spatter ware tea set; oval Shaker fingered box; NH 1792 broadside "Mode of Balloting for Pres, VP & Representatives"; important group of toys- bisque head boy with kicking goat & clown with bells pull toys; clown bisque head figure; William Tell mechanical bank; 4 small steam locomotives; group of Steiff animals including store display large lion, elephant, riding horse on wheels and peddle form horse; collection of canes-carved ivory, glass & gold topped; early wrought iron lighting & skewer holder; miniature painted country furniture; painted covered treen and other bowls; stepped set of drawers; French & other fans; Gothic 5 arm wrought iron candle sconce plus more.

Silver - A large collection of boxes both sterling & coin silver including a 19th century Dutch one with a Rembrandt painting in relief on it's lid, 2 English Vinaigrettes, Asian export, cone shaped perfume, Persian, Russian, French & 2 French tea caddies; English coin silver tea service; Shreve Crump & Low & Gorham table services; Tiffany & Co plate, bowl & misc; NE coin salts, salver & misc; a very good category

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

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