Auction Results Overview


Below is a brief summary of some of the highlights from the diverse categories in this sale.

Antique American Furniture: Maple Chippendale 5 drawer tall chest, Empire large oval mahogany center pedestal dining table; Sheraton Mahogany and Empire settees; 3 Hepplewhite one drawer stands; red and black paint decorated tall case clock; rare Victorian rosewood carved desk chair; rare Eastlake mahogany credenza and tall post bed; long custom trestle table in old wood and more

Antique English and Continental Furniture:  Rare William and Mary slant front desk with burl veneered drawer fronts, Well & Prince of Whales carved crested side chair; small Mahogany Queen Anne low boy; mahogany regency Canterbury; 2 part campaign chest/desk; French 18th century armchair and pair of caned armchairs; tall18th century Continental mirror and more.

American Fine Art: Large plaster bust of George Washington in uniform after the school of Antoine Houdon; Preston Powers marble signed bust; John Wharf watercolor painting of Provincetown Mass; 2 oil on paper paintings signed Stefan Hirsch 1944; 5 Frederick R Sisson cape Cod oil on canvas’s; good prints including- Antelope male by Werner, JJ Audubon Havell elephant folio "Sooti Tern"; "Little Egret" by Edward Lear; collection of maps Johnson's plus lots more.

Sporting Fine Art: Antique Art Works and Advertising Prints: Two "G.R. Hardenberg" oil on board sporting paintings; a very large Watercolor of A Salmon signed "Bilkford"; a "Western Winchester" Poster; Breaching Fresh Water Bass Print; 5 Vintage Philip R. Goodwin color prints; a Watercolor of an English Huntsman signed "J. Howett"

English, Continental and other Fine Art-: 2 large bronze boxers by Pietro Chiapparelli with deocrated plinths; Henri Matisse etching with others by LS Forain, Ernest D Roth & more; 1703 Map of Scandinavia; pastel portrait of woman school of Frances Cotes; attributed Charles Orozco Romero watercolor of girl plus more.

Accessories: Rare pair of silver with gold accents South American stirrups & spurs; collection of Inuit items: rare soapstone quilliq lighting vessel; soapstone carvings of seal, goose, 2 bears and skinning knife all with provenance; Pair of "Tiffany" stamped Wrought Bronze standing lamps; pair brass wall sconces; bronze oil lamp with world globe shade; art decorated hanging chandelier by Muller Fres, Luneville; 1783 George Washington coin and GW button; blown glass food covers & flip glasses; Scrimshaw decorated tooth with damage; pewter; cut glass, good china and more. Sheffield & Sterling Silver- Tall pair of Sheffield candelabras, Sterling; 3 pairs of twisted arm candelabras, pair of A Stone bowls, partial place settings and more.

Asian Antiques & Fine Art:  Chinese: early Bronze Buddha with halo inscribed on reverse; 13" tall pair of export porcelain birds; large reverse painting on glass of interior scene with carved frame; pair pewter hot water dishes; numerous textiles; large bronze bell; 2 early screens- 2 and 4 part; lot of old paper currency; collection of carved jade, jadeite figures, snuffs and jewelry; Japanese: fine large Satsuma vase; block prints & ivory carvings.

Antique Oriental Rugs: 2 old Runners- Kurd Caucasian, rare Peking Chinese scatter rug- as is; Sarouk scatter & mats.

Jewelry: Diamond & peridot necklace, diamond & white gold bracelet; diamond & emerald yellow gold ring; marquise diamond & platinum ring; diamond & sapphire rings; pair of blue diamond stud earrings; men's dress jewelry, studs, buttons, and cufflinks in yellow gold, white gold & platinum with diamonds, pearls & sapphires, one pair marked Cartier; a Victorian gold & silver bouquet holder; Tiffany & Company yellow gold leaf pin; yellow gold 2 strand necklace; 19th century memorial pins; lapis and diamond ring; cameos; yellow gold wedding rings; native American squash blossom necklace in silver; other silver & sterling jewelry; jade earrings, bracelet & necklaces; some costume.

Firearms:  Early Firearms: ½ Stock Percussion Cap Target Rifle with ornately engraved German Silver Adornments, probably by a mid-western or New York maker; ½ Stock .435 cal. Percussion Cap Target Rifle with "Lane & Read Boston" on side lock and an American eagle engraved on its breech; Percussion Cap Shotguns and more.
Other Sporting: Swords and Sabers: W.H. Horsfmann & Sons Philadelphia "U.S." Civil War Sword, model 1850 officer's sword (as-is) Decoys: Pair of "Down East Sport Craft Decoy Co." show room display decoys; and more, Fishing: Orvis, Heddon, Folsom, and Wright & McGill Bamboo Rods; Tackle;Vintage Evinrude Outboard; and more.

WWI and WWII Posters: Alfred Eisenstaedt Photograph of a Nazi occupied fortress in North Africa and more.

Books and Fine Bindings: Tolkien, Lord of the Rings, 1st printings (1 U.S./2 U.K.), and The Hobbit, 4th printing; 7v. Chronicles of Narnia inc. 6 U.S. 1sts; 3 signed Robert Frost books; Historie of Tithes, 1618; 4v. "Traite des Grandes Operations Militaires," 1811; 1727 guide to Paris w/plates & map; 1723 Voyage de Dalmatie w/90 plates and map; fine and decorative leather bindings inc. 10v. Life of Johnson (1839), 15v. works of Coleridge, 8v. Shakespeare (1844), 18v. works of Maria Edgeworth (1832), other 19th century poetry, drama, fiction, history; 17th/18th century vellum-bound books; Camp-Fires of the Everglades, 1897; other sporting inc. hunting, firearms, 1800s outdoor magazines

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

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