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Michael S. Smith & Friends • Professionals Since 1976


SATURDAY December 2nd at 5pm

Previews: Fri 1-5 and Sat at 1pm

SALE HELD AT: The Washington County Fairgrounds
Rte 29 Between Greenwich & Schuylerville, NY; 12 miles East of Saratoga Springs
(MapQuest & Google: 392 Old Schuylerville Rd, Greenwich, NY 12834)

Our annual Holiday Sale - we invite you all to come & have some Fun! An eclectic sale featuring items from The Estate of Joan Noble of Warrensburg NY to include: Fine Jewelry, Lady’s Finery, Persian Carpets, significant American Indian photos, & generally good smalls. From an old collection: 30+ lots good American & European Art Glass. A Greenwich home – owner moved Southwest – offers doorstops, advertising incl cruise ships, neat bronze/brass & Arts & Crafts, & more smalls. Also 20 or so lots of vintage Hunting/Fishing advertising/ephemera.
Ellen & I and Ryan & the crew THANK YOU ALL for your patronage & referrals over the past year and wish you the Happiest of Holiday Seasons & a Healthy & Prosperous New Year!

OF NOTE (to be sold at 6:15): a significant find from the Joan Noble Estate: a personally owned & inscribed 25 image sample photo album belonging to the noted early 20thC American Indian photographer Richard Throssel of Billings Montana. 25 original 6” x 9” photos documenting life among the Crow Indian tribes 1905-1912. All photos titled in his own hand, most signed & dated in the negatives, several copyright dated. MUST SEE WEBSITE! To be sold in its entirety as 1 lot at 6:15pm.
FINE JEWELRY from The Noble Estate to incl: platinum lady’s ring with 2.65ct Center Diamond flanked by more Diamonds (w/appraisal). Fine platinum Diamonds Eternity Band. 2 large 14k gold charm bracelets. 4 pieces Amethysts & 14k gold: Necklace, Bracelet, Earrings, & Ring. Platinum set ring w/.62ct Center Diamond (w/appraisal). 18k gold ring w/unusual 2.21ct Apatite stone w/accent Diamonds (w/GIA report identifying Apatite stone). 14k white gold Sapphire w/Diamonds Ring & other rings. Lady’s 14k gold case & band Hamilton wristwatch. Gent’s 14k gold case Longines dress wristwatch. Nice 14k white gold set Cameo. Pocketwatches & vintage wristwatches. Gold stick pins. 14k Ring w/center 7mm Pearl flanked by 40 point Diamonds (w/appraisal). Pearls necklace w/14k clasp, 14k pearl circle pins & 14k pearls earrings. Gold scrap lots incl class rings. Nice lot vintage Silver/Sterling jewelry. Lg lot Estate’s costume jewelry. STERLING ugly flatware set to melt. 5pcs Kirk Repousse as 1 lot.
60’s/80’s LADY’S FINERY (much in orig boxes) to incl: genuine Gucci purse, wallet, & tote. Quantity silk scarves incl: Hermes, Gucci, Dior, Yves St Laurent. Neat old bronze figural bear ring tree. Dresser items incl Tiffany sterling silver pens & various perfumes. Vict nightgowns & like-new lace slips. QUANTITY OLDER FABRICS incl Persian needlework, old Chintz & brocades, Tapestries & good cotton prints (for quilting?).

GOOD VINTAGE PERSIAN CARPETS (Noble Estate) to incl: unusual & desirable size 7’ x 13’10” Sarouk; 8’10” x 11’7” Sarouk, and an unusual nearly square 12’ x 12’10” Sarouk. 11’ Sarouk runner & a few scatters. OTHER CARPETS incl mint 4’1” x 6’ silk Serapi pattern scatter rug (purchased from Stickley in 2014), good 20’s/30’s Lillehan Persian & other scatters/runners.
30 LOTS FINE VICTORIAN ART GLASS (the best we’ve had in 3-4 years) to incl Sandwich table lamp w/cased cut white to cranberry font, Mount Washington Burmese, large beautifully cut vase, unusual etched vaseline glass tea urn (in metal frame), satin glass, Loetz gold iridescent 3 handled bowl & vase. amberina, sg Steuben aurene glass shade, Peachblow vase, Mary Gregory vaseline decanter, Northwood blue intaglio creamer and sugar, oil lamp w/vaseline font, opalescent inverted thumbprint cranberry glass syrup, Art Deco vaseline compote, opalescent coin spot syrup, signed Sinclair 10” Deco  vase w/etched gold flowers, 13” Moser or Mt Joye crackle vase, 9” cut ruby to clear perfume bottle, et al, ALSO 100pc “Royal Lace” depression glass set.
SAFE: good manageable size c.1900 cast iron safe w/combo. FINE EASEL: vintage 7’3” adjustable commercial grade oak artist’s easel by “Weber St Louis”. FURNITURE: handsome 6’11” x 30” Victorian armoire w/mirrored top door over 3 drawer base. Fine pair early 20thC French(?) 48” wire 3 tier planters. Interesting large heavily floral carved c.1800 Indian (subcontinent) dowry chest. Good looking English mahogany hallway bench w/arms. Handsome red leather gent’s wing chair. Large c.1920 bay window bench. Early bowfront mahogany 4 drawer Hepplewhite chest, et al. ARCHITECTURAL: Good early small size fireplace surround. 2 good c.1900 porch pillars. Quantity early moldings (as 1 lot).

ADVERTISING/STORE minty double sided enameled  porcelain “OLO PAINTS VARNISHES” sign. Neat & unusual illuminated brass “Libby Fine Cut Glass” store display shelf. 29” x 52” dated 1951 “Cott Quality Beverages” metal sign. 9 old advertising calendars incl salesman’s samples, Hunting/Fishing themed, and 1891 “Scotts Emulsion Calendar”. Neat 39” tinsmith made figural cowboy boot hanging tradesman’s “sign”. Attractive c.1895 “L Prang & Co’s Holiday Publications” advertising broadside. 1930’s framed 41” x 70” promotional “Queen Mary” cruise ship lithograph. 30’s “Bremen-North German Lloyd” cruise line lithograph with Bremen ship flying Nazi flag and with “Fire Island” tug boat (17” x 26”). C.1913 Hamburg – American Line “Imperator” cruise ship lithograph (16” x 22”). Enameled porcelain 8” square “RRR” sign. Large/commercial brass mounted “Benson & Hedges” lift lid mahogany humidor. Nice 4’ wide Art Deco jewelry store showcase w/attendant’s desk/work area on reverse. Oak frame 8’ country store floor model showcase (needs 2 panes glass). 40’s/50’s “Norton” key making machine. “Royal Crown Cola” 20” litho/cardboard display. Double sided “Rawleigh’s Good Health Products Dealer” metal sign w/flange. Various tins incl “Stag Tobacco” pocket tin.
MANY MORE SMALLS 6 original pencil signed & dated (1943-1966) Luigi Lucioni etchings (noted VT artist). Pleasing 19thC o/c painting of sheep. 5 good doorstops incl 13 1/2" sg B&H Parrot, 8” Golfer, 9” Doorman (Porter?). German singing bird automata in brass cage. Atmos clock Gutsy 30” brass frame Arts & Crafts hanging cylindrical lantern lighting fixture. Pair 6 1/2" sg Rookwood figural lion bookends. Gutsy pair 20” Deco cast bronze architectural brackets. Oak Arts & Crafts 3 fold privacy screen. Signed “CK Co –Tiel Holland” brass jardinière w/figural peafowl handles. Singed “Tinos Bronze Denmark” 7” dia cast bronze plate w/3 swans. Sg Jehu cast bronze plaque of seated gentleman (T. Roosevelt?). 10” dia round bronze plaque of Madonna & Child. 2 framed bronze plaques depicting European tavern scenes. Good Austrian fish set w/21” platter & full set 12 matching plates. 11 issues 1950/51 “Flair” magazines. Several original 1916-1946 “Ballet Russe” programs. Well painted on tin late 19thC 29” x 25” portrait of Christ w/cross. Finely painted late 19thC
o/c portraits of Saint Marco and Saint Luca. Good Estate’s postcard album (nice Santas). Good Warrensburg postcards. Minty Bang & Olufsen Type 5823 Model MMC3R turntable w/manuals. Exc 1968 KLH Model Twenty turntable w/speakers & manuals. 17 FIGURAL CANDY CONTAINERS most marked Germany or West Germany incl 5 figural Santa candy containers. Fine dated 1853 roll-up 60” x 41” “Map of Washington County”. Vintage Hunting & Fishing signs/lithographs/ ephemera. Good early 20thC US military (?) sword w/scabbard. Fine lot old padlocks. 6pcs signed 19thC pewter (as 1 lot). Horrocks 6pc #3090 bamboo fly rod. TOOLS ox yoke. Pat’d 1877 Ward & Bedworth adjustable 24” cast iron level. 15 woodworking planes. Barn beam borer. Large steelyard w/brass weight. 4 wooden Stanley levels. MORE appealing European carved & painted 45pc miniature 3 ring circus. 7pcs green mark Irish Belleek (as 1 lot). 17 carved/painted figural bottle stoppers (some mechanical – all as 1 lot). Dated 1772 Indenture document. Box of old keys. 3 1960’s paintings signed Alphaeus P. Cole N.A. Old stamp “collection” includes a few albums with stamps & many hundreds loose stamps (all as 1 lot).

NOTE: Positive ID required to obtain bidding number   ~~~
TERMS: Cash, Visa, MasterCard, Traveler’s Checks, Personal Checks with prior approval,  unless known to us.
AUCTIONEER:  Mike Smith - Phone (518) 798-4289 or (518) 587-9421
ABSOLUTELY NO MINIMUM PRICES!            Sorry, No absentee or telephone bids
13% Buyer’s Premium  (3% discount for payment by cash or good check)
Seating is Limited – Children are NOT allowed!                    Refreshments Available




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