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Annual December Estates Auction
Tuesday, December 7, 2010
5:15 PM  (Prev 12:00 – 5: 15)
VFW Hall – Medway, MA

Antique, mahogany and Victorian furniture, fine porcelain, decorative arts, Sterling Silver, clocks, paintings, oriental rugs drawn from stately Milton home, Newton, Canton and some interesting pieces from an old Petersham home with selected additions.  Fine auction with many fresh, unusual and interesting offerings.

PARTIAL LISTING: FURNITURE:  Early Queen Anne cherry flat top highboy (restored), fine 3 part Federal antique mahogany dining room table, oval antique candlestand with Queen Anne feet in original condition, rare 19th C inlaid collectors desk with multiple draws, early French 2 drawer stand, super marble top unusual wig chest with mirror, good tall Victorian carved marble top étagère, wonderful pair of ball and claw settees with fine oriental motif fabric, good Empire center table, nice bold tiger maple server, Georgian tea table, American Queen Anne tea table, early 19th C Federal cherry CT Valley candlestand,  Set of 6 late 19th C Chippendale style chairs, beautiful mahogany and tiger maple 2 draw stand, great 54” mahogany dining room table with 6 leaves, antique country Chippendale 4 draw chest, pair of French 19th C armchairs, pair of early tiger maple chairs, 19th C leather top writing desk, wonderful burled English Canterbury, 18th C maple Queen Anne tavern table with draw, carved Jacobean style cabinet, , several nice pieces of Hitchcock furniture including dresser, dining set, etc, good round oak table with claw feet and 3 leaves, 2 Mahogany tilt tops, Mahogany bookcase, Governor Winthrop secretary, French 3 draw stand, Small Paine Furniture ladies desk, paper mache games table, inlaid mahogany china cabinet, slant back tall cupboard, period Federal sofa, Large Victorian sofa, period 2 part mirror with urn, Asian cabinet with mother of pearl, carved oriental chest,  and many other nice pieces of furniture. 

ACCESSORIES:  Beautiful large unsigned art glass vase, Great pair of 11” signed Japanese bronze vases with dragons (signature), Historical blue pieces including sugars, 11 Lalique bowls, small signed Tiffany ruffled art glass bowl,  antique ivory statue of woman, nice small Rosewood inlaid music box, beautiful green carved glass vase with deer, 19th C porcelain covered Chinese jar and 22” vase, pair Chinese 18/19th jars with covers, ormolu decorated porcelain serving tray, Pair of Continental polychrome bisque figures of women holding doves, beautiful enameled decanter and glasses, Federal mirror, Regency style 19th C giltwood girondole mirror, Rosewood letter box, burlwood writing desk, 2 nice carved ducks by Frank Willis (signature), English needlework maidens, porcelain banquet lamp with Napoleon, decorated pottery charger, pin wheel carved cakeboard, 3 Ivory frames, paper mache tray, spongeware pitcher, beautiful miniature French enameled parlor set, nice pair of brass and onyx andirons, Royal Bonn vases, Delft clock, faience charger and alabaster compote, large Mettlach stein, bronze figure of girl, 3 carved wooden objects, brass chandelier, large cloisonne bowl, large Rose Medallion bowl, , ginger jar lamp, large , Satsuma bowl, sgnd Bird sculpture,  41“ weight driven banjo clock, very large lot of vintage Christmas ornaments and decorations, Louis XVI style ormolu mounted figural and scenic decorated porcelain lamp, large group of Imari style china incl Royal Crown Derby, Dresden compote and plates, large lot of 1980s Nantucket purses and baskets many signed Nancy Grant Ryder, Royal Doulton Bunnykins, figures and character jugs, hand painted rabbit plates and covered dish, Chintz teapot, Belleek, group lot of 13 paperweights, 2 pair cast iron andirons, pair of Indian sequin gilt ghreaded textile panels, etc.

SILVER and JEWELRY:  Large sterling bowl (Francis I), sterling dessert dishes, sterling nut cups, figural butler sterling place card holders, 14k gold watch Vacheron and Constantin, lot of silver cordials, silver sleighs, Bailey  Banks and Biddle reticulated sterling plate, beautiful Bohemian garnet necklace, and other jewelry.

ORIENTAL RUGS:  Several older oriental rugs including roomsize Sarouk, unusual runner, 9x13 Persian Kazvin, 10x13 Persian Kashan, rare antique prayer double rug, 2 Lillihan rugs and others.

SPECIAL INTEREST:  Large lots of old photos and paper some relating to Boston Public Library, large lot Leather bound books (sample 1, sample 2), and other books including large US president’s book  White House Gallery of  Official Portraits of  the Presidents Bookplate registered 1905, two swords (one signed Collins with bugle), etc. 

ARTWORK:  P. Tusson still life oil on canvas 19th C Holland, large portrait of woman (18th C, nice Landscape painting signd Emile Ledoux, o/b landscape NH (Gregory Holgen?), Five cartoons (five lithographs on newsprint) after Honore Daumier,  19th C colored lithographs of 2 views of Pittsburgh, PA, Asian harbor view oil on panel 31x60 Brian Tilbroom, pastel still life signed Onus, small Impressionist painting Kentucky,  Entering the Stadium mixed media ptg Vincente Arnas, watercolor of steeple, sm oil on wood panel classical figures, golden pear still life, large painting of a moose,  painting of dog entitled “Dr. Hayes Dog Ossisuag” W.J. Hayes, portrait of elderly man thinking, oval porcelain portrait, Painting by Edmund Garrett ancient man, print collection French uniforms, etching of an Lois Lucus, still life, ship painting, Italian watercolor, oriental still life, etchings, prints and much more.

As an expression of the spirit of the season, we will be collecting new, unwrapped toys for donation to Toys for Tots at this auction.  If any of you would care to bring something along when you come to the auction it would be greatly appreciated.

TERMS: M. Coyle Auctioneer lic 2369, 15% Buyer’s Premium Cash/Check/MC&Visa – Day of Sale phone # 508-733-6868.  Before sale day you can call 508-883-1659 or 508-733-6868. Catered.  Please come prepared to remove items the night of the auction. DIR:  SALE TO BE HELD AT VFW POST 1526, 123 Holliston St., Medway, MA (off Rte. 109).   We will be offering Free Verbal Appraisals in the afternoon before the auction from 12:00-3:00 PM in the lobby of the VFW Hall at 123 Holliston St., Medway, MA.   Smaller items may be brought in or photos of larger pieces.  No jewelry, coins or weapons will be appraised on that day.

DIRECTIONS:  SALE TO BE HELD AT VFW POST 1526, 123 Holliston St., Medway, MA (off Rte. 109) Take Mass Pike to Rte. 495 South to Exit 18 – Take a right toward Medway and go straight approx 6 miles and turn left onto Holliston St. go. .5 miles VFW will be on your left.   From Rte 128/95 take the Rte 109 Westwood exit 16B follow Route 109 into Medway(about 30-40 minutes depending on traffic) and take a right onto Holliston St. go .5 miles VFW will be on your left.

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