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Michael S. Smith & Friends • Professionals Since 1976

SATURDAY February 24th at 5pm

Previews: Fri 1-5 and Sat at 1pm
(ridiculously severe weather date Sun 2/25 at 1pm - call if in doubt)

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)

A Nice Sale to start the New Year offering nearly all the better items from The Estate of Maureen O’Brien of Granville including a most unusual 19thC Fiske cast iron garden aquarium & fountain. A Cambridge NY Estate offers good Silver – both sterling & .800 German, exc pre-war German cut glass (8 pcs .800 silver mounted), pre-war German china/porcelain (service for 18 in Rosenthal “Sanssouci”), and 7 framed 18thC European maps. A Queensbury NY Estate provides Good Victorian Furniture & Smalls. An a Manchester VT home (owners retiring to Texas) provides fine Early Furniture & Country Smalls. Altogether a wide ranging & interesting Sale! It will be good to see you all again – Come & Have Fun!

OF NOTE scarce 19thC 4’1” cast iron garden aquarium & fountain by NY maker Fiske, with figural birds on column. TRUE BANQUET TABLE Exceptional 60” diameter mahogany Banquet Table with carved lions heads & claw feet split pedestal base. With 2 racks of original leaves to make a true 16’ Banquet Table when extended. With pads and banquet size table linens to dress table.
FURNITURE EARLY/COUNTRY to incl: exceptional early 19thC 6’9” x 3’9” stepback cupboard w/raised panel doors in old green/gray paint. Good c.1825 2 part lady’s mahogany secretary desk w/fold-over desk leaf, line inlay, & 1/4 fan inlay on drawers. Early Pa blanket box in strong orig grain paint. Exc c.1800 long drop leaf mahogany double swing leg dining table (top 51” x 64”). Early NH  lift lid 2 drawer blanket box in strong orig green/yellow grain paint. Good early swing leg mahogany fold-over game table w/line inlay. Early mahogany graduated 4 drawer chest w/fluted columns. Nice 19thC English pegged construction pine work table. Lg early dt 6 board pine blanket box in gray over orig red paint. Pretty refinished c.1850 butternut 4 drawer chest. Good looking c.1940 crossbuck base 8’ pine harvest table w/breadboard ends. Single drawer lift lid blanket chest. Nice turned leg 1 drawer stand w/birdseye maple dwr. C.1915 hard Southern pine 7’6” corner cabinet w/glass door at top & 3 drawers at base, early hooded cradle, et al. OAK: exc 4 door raised panels “The Baldwin” ice box. Good 22” x 34” oak 12 drawer file cabinet. Exc hard to find narrow (only 35” wide) “S” curved roll top desk w/carved drawer pulls. Good 28” x 28” oak 12 drawer file cabinet. Parlor stand w/lg gutsy rope twist legs. Oak 26” x 26” tambour roll front cabinet. Exc oak framed 6’ country store floor model showcase. MORE VICTORIAN: exceptionally fancy pair brass & iron twin beds. Good carved claw foot base mahogany cheval/dressing mirror. Extremely intricate c.1870 “jig-saw” carved lady’s lift lid desk. Walnut MT parlor stand w/fancy floral carved base. Exc MT Victorian coffee table w/floral carved frame. 19thC spinet desk. Eastlake white MT sideboard base, etal. FRENCH: exc French bronze mounted collector’s cabinet w/beveled glass all around. Nice pair 28” cylindrical mahogany marble top French “end stands” w/doors for storage. ROY EGG DECORATED chest of drawers w/Mama & Baby pigs, floral wall hanging w/painted winged cherub, and tilt-top stand w/Cavalier King Charles spaniel dog. MORE: 5pcs porch wicker, good 8pc “Conant-Ball-Boston” 1940’s dining set, 40’s cedar chest & Gov Winthrop desk, 30’s mahog tea cart, 40’s chaise lounge, nice set 8 modern formal mahog dining chairs, exc old white enamel pedestal base sink, etal.

POCKETWATCHES 14k gold Howard of (needs work) w/orig box & papers. 2 mid 1800’s English sterling cased w/fusee movements. American Watch Co coin silver keywind. QUANTITY SILVER: Like new Reed & Barton 57pc “Savannah’ sterling flatware service complete for 10 (w/7 serving pcs). Exc large c.1870 Gorham gold wash bowl serving spoon in orig presentation box. Exc lg c.1860 Gorham coin silver serving spoon w/engraved gold wash bowl. 2 lg early English sterling stuffing spoons. Lg early Dutch stuffing spoon. 2 partial flatware sets. Lg sterling center bowl. 10+pcs weighted SS, & more. GERMAN .800 & .835 SILVER – serving bowls, vases, etal. 8pcs fine German cut glass w/.800 silver mounts. Quantity Am silver plate (in lg lots). Jewelry Heavy 7” 14k gold lady’s bracelet w/accent diamonds (20.77dwt). Antique stick pins. Unusual 14k gold dated 1915 “American Border Service” ring. Small gold scrap lot. Small vintage silver jewelry lot incl Am Indian silver jewelry. STAMPS small collection American (as 1 lot). COINS accumulation of foreign coins includes dated 1541 German silver coin (all as 1 lot).
CLOCKS 2 early American banjo clocks. Good Eli Terry Jr split pillar & scroll shelf clock. Handsome large carved case shelf clock by Seymour, Williams, & Porter w/patented Eli Terry movement. Finely carved case Miller – Edinburgh clock. C.1900 Ithaca tall mahogany case Grandfather’s clock.

GLASS exc cranberry glass 6 bottle cruet set in s plate carousel. Fine pre-war German cut glass incl: 8 cruets/vase/decanter w/.800 silver mounts. Set of 18 matching fruit plates w/matching serving bowl. 88pc service complete for 12+ German pre-war cut crystal stemware (6 sizes per place setting). 11” vase, fine cut water pitcher, etal. Aurene type gold iridescent 5” art glass bowl. Ruby red bud vase w/silver resist. Fine pair American mid 19thC fruit compotes. 100+pc set “Royal Lace” depression glass, & more. CHINA/PORCELAIN incl: 156pc service for 18 Rosenthal “Sanssouci” (gold rim)  china service. 11” floral decorated Royal Worcester vase & 7” floral Royal Worcester ewer. 2 Rosenthal porcelain figurines of lovely women. 80+ pc Wedgwood “Belmar” service complete for 8+. Pretty 19thC birds & florals decorated Whieldon “Oriental” pattern dessert service w/serving compote, platter, and 12 dessert plates. 19thC Limoges gold band dessert service complete for 12 (including 3pc tea set). Wedgwood “Edme” china service complete for 8. Eschenbach gold rim dessert service for 6 (w/3pc tea set). CERAMICS: 20 PCS MULBERRY to incl 18” “Jeddo” platter, 14” & 13” octagonal rim bowls, gravy boat, and set 7 Thos Walker “Flora” plates. 2 Niloak 9” vases w/original “Van Briggle Pottery Shop” paper labels. 9 Royal Doulton toby mugs. 2 lg 19thC Staffordshire figures & pr Staff dogs, etal.

MANY MORE SMALLS: dated 1829 US Land Grant document w/genuine Andrew Jackson signature. Superb JP Coats spool/thread cabinet w/tambour roll & vivid advertising panels. 4pcs Inuit carved stone sculpture. 5pcs decorated stoneware incl exc Ottman Bros 6 gal churn w/nice blue floral, E & LP Norton jug w/floral, and Satterlee & Mory jug w/vivid blue floral. C.1917 signed Malvina Hoffman “The Column of Life” (entwined lovers) bronze, Signed “Mure” bronze of girl w/yoke carrying grapes. 7 framed hand colored 18thC maps of European countries (also “India/Orientalis” map). Carved & paint decorated “Yale” bulldog figure by Carter Hoffman. Vivid 19thC postage stamp quilt. 2 slag glass table lamps. 31” Heinrich Handwerk Simon & Halbig bisque head doll (nicely dressed). 5 doorstops incl sg Albany Foundry cottage, sg Hubley cat, & nice floral. POSTCARDS 7 albums old postcards from the Granville Estate. 6’ table full old photos from Granville Estate (as 1 lot – incl tintypes). Neat dated 1910 stoneware swinging butter churn. 5 good original free hand watercolor botanicals (nicely framed). 11” Black Forest figural carved Bear pipe holder. Lg dated 1760 wood-cut “Port of Marseille” print. 2 Atkinson Fox prints. 3 Maxfield Parrish prints. Lady’s mesh purses. Enterprise cast iron table top coffee grinder. Several generous box lots of interesting Estate’s stuff. CARPETS 1980’s room size Persian Herez, room size Karastan, etal.

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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