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Michael S. Smith & Friends • Professionals Since 1976

SATURDAY June 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)

One of our Better Sales! Featuring Good Bronzes, Good Clocks, Good Lighting, AND THE FIRST 25+ PAINTINGS (we’ve removed over 300) from the home & storage buildings of a local couple who bought prodigiously over the last 40 years – and are now selling their properties and moving to senior housing. AND from a Queensbury NY Estate – a good offering of MID-CENTURY  MODERN.                      

A nice Sale – come & have Fun!

STEINWAY PIANO OF NOTE – exceptionally nice Steinway Model M Baby Grand Piano. The ebony case in particularly nice condition – and has been tuned every 4 months!       Piano will be sold at 6pm.

9 BRONZES to incl: signed Bayre “Made in France” catamount. Signed J. Mene horse. Sg Karl Kauba American Indian. Neat signed, dated & numbered Bobe ©1985 36/150 polychrome Egyptian Goddess. Sg J. Moigniez horse. Initialed 14” figural Fan Dancer. Sg Houdon lover’s embracing. Neat sgd Paul Tereszczuk (Austrian 1895-1925) 12 ¼” illuminated bronze of nun reading bible within an archway. Sg Remington western image bronze. ALSO speltre statues, figural newel post lamp, carved marble bust of young girl, et al.

25+ PCS PAINTINGS/WATERCOLORS (see website): American & European many/most by listed Artists to include: Abraham Manievich (NY/Russia, 1881-1942). Narcisse V. Diaz (Bordeaux, 1807-1876). Alfred Thompson Bricher (Am, 1837-1908). Giuseppe Gabani (Rome, 1846-1899). John Hervey Oswald (English, 1830-1899). John Edward Costigan (Am 1888-1972). Patrick Vincent Berry (Am 1852-1922). John Henry Boddington (English 1811-1865), Robert Melvin Decker (Am, 1847-1921). Charles Stuart (English, 1838-1907). Sapione Simoni (well listed 19thC Italian). Gregory Robinson D.S.C. (English, 1876-1967), Amy Spice Wallace (Am, 1871-1943). Nora Bowkett (English, 1897-1976). J. Carleton Wiggins (NY/France, 1848-1932). Hamilton King (NY/Maine, 1871-1952), Jean Viski (born 1891), & MORE.

MID-CENTURY MODERN to incl: 2 Ekornes “Stressless” swivel/tilt leather armchairs w/footstools. Sg “Linneberg Denmark” 2 part breakfront cabinet. Signed “Danish Control” 6’7” sideboard. Dining table w/refractory leaves. Signed “Jens Risom” executive’s desk. 2 signed “Glenn of California – Arcadia” chests of drawers. Pair 6’ x 9’ modernist blue/white Scandinavian shag carpets. Neat “Norway” roll-around magazine rack. Pr “Danish Control” end stands. Pair “Fredly” footstools, & more 50’s/60’s.

MUCH PORCH & DECK HIGH QUALITY CONTEMPORARY to incl: Lloyd Loom round wicker Dining Table w/6 chairs, 2 Lloyd Loom stands & coffee table. Fine Henry Link wicker chaise lounge. CONTEMPORARY WOODARD WROUGHT IRON to incl: 2 exc chaise lounges. Round Dining Table w/6 armchairs, & Woodard settee w/arms. Virginia Metalcrafters birdbath. ANTIQUE WICKER to incl: near mint ornate c.1885 natural wicker platform rocker. Near mint c.1910 day bed with oak swirl stick & ball skirt. Good 1920’s/30’s 3pc wicker porch set. 20’s/30’s wicker ferner, another 20’s/30’s sofa, matching 20’s/30’s rocker & armchair, Bar Harbor wing chair w/magazine rack in arm, 4 20’s/30’s wicker table lamps, & more.

15 GOOD CLOCKS incl: impressive bracket type New Haven “Chime clock No 5”. Pat’d cast iron 1857 B & H blinking eye 14” figural gent clock. 17” painted cast iron figural young black girl blinking eye clock. 20” Japy Freres French figural clock. Hanging New Haven brass case clock w/marine movement. Exceptional Ansonia Royal Bonn china case clock w/Art Noveau woman’s face at crest. Gilt cased Ansonia clock w/matching gilt candelabra (3pc set). Small Tiffany & Co chinoiserie decorated desk/vanity clock. Large Ansonia mantle clock with lg striking bell mounted above case. Fine inlaid case bracket clock with chiming Junghans movement. Another large 19thC figural clock, & more.
GOOD LIGHTING: signed Miller curved panel blue slag glass table lamp. Unusual signed Aladdin electric table lamp w/18” decorated glass shade. Very cool patinated cast brass figural cat table lamp. Large (8 panel) curved blue/green slag glass table lamp. Slag glass piano lamp. Signed “The Rochester” brass kero piano lamp w/blown out red satin glass ball shade. Oak frame Arts & Crafts caramel slag glass table lamp (was kero, has been electrified). Black metal frame Arts & Crafts caramel slag glass table lamp (kero). Good roses decorated G-W-Wind lamp. Figural woman column electric table lamp w/orig cased red/white tam-o-shanter glass shade. Figural woman newel post electric lamp. Signed Miller figural winged putti column kero table lamp w/orig floral painted ball shade. GOOD LAMP BASES incl bronze signed Handel 2 arm table lamp base, signed B & H table lamp base, & figural winged putti column table lamp base. Art Deco torchère lamp, & more.
ART POTTERY: sg VanBriggle table lamp w/fabric butterflies decorated shade. Large Louwelsa type hand floral painted jardinière artist initialed “ES”. Signed Weller Louwelsa hand floral painted pillow vase. Teplitz 3 handled vase. Roseville jardinière. Weller type umbrella stand. Signed Weller & VanBriggle vases, & more incl unsigned.

FRENCH FURNITURE: 3 bronze mounted marble top chests. Highly carved frame mirror. Marble top lady’s vanity w/chair. Fine pair carved frame blue upholstered headboard twin beds. Interesting c.1900 European 6’11” wide chest with 8 drawers (ribbons cabinet?, to store/organize prints?). AMERICAN VICTORIAN: sweet small size refinished walnut lift lid Davenport desk (4 drawers open from left side). Nice c.1850 marble top hall stand. Very good looking c.1910 Empire style clawfoot mahogany sideboard. Handsome c.1850 adjustable height rosewood fireplace screen on rope twist pole base with needlework Persian scene panel. Sectional 12 drawer c.1910 mahogany filing cabinet. Good looking oak Arts & Crafts mirrored top sideboard. Oak Arts & Crafts coat tree. Cherry gateleg dropleaf dining table, & more furniture.

 ORIENTAL CARPETS (see web photos) 5’3” x 10’2” 1950’s Bidjar(?) Persian. 50’s 6’2” Persian runner. True pair 1940’s Sarouk mats. 40’s/50’s navy blue field mat. C.1910 prayer rug (nice bricky oranges – wear), and a few more scatters.

MORE: nice manageable size 1920’s cast iron safe w/combination. Like new c.1960 English “Silver Crest” baby’s pram w/nanny’s bag (the Rolls Royce of English prams). Good lg lots silver plate hollowware incl nice tea set on tray and Tiffany tea & coffee pots. Neat 20’s/30’s heart shape wire birdcage on naturalistic branch form metal stand. Bookends incl figural owls. Brass samovar. 1996 Sotheby’s “Estate of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis” auction catalogue. 1997 Sotheby’s “The Duke & Duchess of Windsor” auction catalogues.


FRIDAY July 6th at 6pm – in our usual summertime building with the big doors wide open.

SATURDAY July 7th  at 5pm – MORE ART, Early & Country Furniture & Smalls, Photography,

Good Glass & Bottles, Books & Maps, Clocks, Postcards & Ephemera, Silver

FRIDAY July 27th at 6pm – in our summertime building.

SATURDAY July 28th  at 5pm – MORE ART, our last sale of summer – and usually a group of NICE THINGS.

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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