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Results from Recent Auctions at Smith's

Day 2 - Exceptional 2 Day Florida Estate Auction  (March 19, 2017)


Lot 25: Fine Italian 19th C. micromosaic panel of the "Pantheon” 10.5”H. x 14”W., mounted in original molded wood frame, 16”H. x 19.5”W. overall, mosaic as originally made is inset in iron backing, ca.1920. - $10,925

Lot 41: Emile Gruppe (Am.1897-1978) 20” x 24” oil on canvas of Florida scene, titled “Palms with Pier” depicts the beach and pier at Naples, Florida. Numerous figures on the beach, swimming and hanging out on the pier. Beautiful coloration in sky and water, from his eye to his hand, ca.1950-60. Original period carved frame signed L.R. Emile Gruppe. - $9,200

Lot 79: Louis Phillipe period (1830-34) Sevres porcelain teapot. Painted decoration of flowers, vines and leaves. Carved bone heat separators and handle with brass bale. Blue underglaze Sevres circular Louis Phillipe mark with 1832 date, incised potters marks, overglaze gilt gilders mark, 7”H. x 5”W. - $35,650

Lot 116: 17th C. oil of the Ecstasy of St. Augustine in an impressive hand-carved and gilded frame, 34.75" x 25.5" (image), 60" x 37"(frame), Spanish Colonial, ca.1675. - $6,900

Lot 180: 18th C. European School landscape with figures, oil on canvas in period frame,19.5"H x 25"W and 24.5"H x 30"H frame size - $7,475

Lot 205: Mid-Century amorphic Amoeba cork and wood table, Paul Frankl for Johnson Furniture Co., #5005-395, 47"L. x 36"W. x 15"H. - $5,750

Exceptional Mid-Winter Estate Auction  (February 26, 2017)


Lot 16: Antique platinum ladies ring set with an approx. 3ct. old European cut diamond, signed B.B.B. (Bailey, Banks and Biddle), measure 9.3 x 5.9 mm, our est- J-VS, baguette sides approx. .50ct tw, 5.9 grams, size 8 - $23,000

Lot 36: Approx. 2.5ct modern brilliant cut diamond pendant, approx. H color, VS clarity (per appraisal), approx. 8.8 x 5.3 set in 14k yellow gold, 1.8 grams - $16,100

Lot 76: Impressive platinum and diamond straight line bracelet, 32 diamonds weighing approx. 10ctw., 7"L. - $11,500

Lot 208: Large 18th C. Chinese blue porcelain covered urn with gilt decoration with period bronze strapping, 26"H. - $5,462

Lot 150: 18th C. Queen Anne oxbow tiger maple secretary, top section with two blind doors-lower section with slant lid over double step fitted interior, four graduated case drawers resting on Queen Anne feet, 36"W. x 89"H. x 19"D. - $5,980

Exceptional New Years Auction - Wed. Jan. 4th, 2017  (January 04, 2017)


Lot 12: 19th C. copper pea fowl weathervane, 18.5"H. x 16.5"L. original surface - $3,680

Lot 11: 19th C. oil on canvas, shoreline with boats signed HFH DeHaas, 17" x 30" - $5,462

Lot 70: Early chestnut trestle base harvest/dining table, made of early elements, 92"L. x 31.5"W. x 30"H. - $4,600

Lot 73: Fine etching/drypoint, "October" pencil signed J. Tissot, James Tissot, (1st state on reverse) 21.75" x 11" Prov. old Walpole, NH family - $13,800

Lot 216: Early 19th C. Chinese alter panel (peony) gold thread on silk from the Imperial Court and Mandarin families, prov. 130 years old in 1934, see prov., 33"H. x 84" - $4,140

Thanksgiving Holiday Estate Auction  (November 26, 2016)


Lot 53: Fine oil on canvas, "The Valley Road" by Frederick Mulhaupt, exhibition label on reverse, 36" x 36", family of original owner - $41,400

Lot 252: George Russell, oil on canvas, horn blower, 21" x 32", This painting was purchased by the consignor’s grandfather, Richmond Noble of N. Ireland from the artist, George Russell (also known as A.E.) He was an art aficionado and was friends with many Irish artists as they were all part of the early 20th C. Celtic Revival. Richmond Noble was also an author of several books, his most well-known “Shakespeare’s Use of Song”, still in print today. He and his sister lived for awhile in London and were members of the “Sesame Club” along with Yeats Shaw. - $7,475

Lot 205: Pair of Chinese elm/rosewood 19th C. or earlier armchairs - $6,325

Lot 61: Fine 19th C. American school memorial crewel work and watercolor on silk, Mrs. Lydia Jones died 1802 and Ralph Jones died 1808, 20" x 17" - $5,175

Lot 67: Pair of miniature watercolor portrait on paper, by Justice Dalee, Isaac, Sarah and Alice Mitchell, East Bloomfield 1844, 2.75" X 2.5" (image size) - $6,037

49th Annual Labor Day Auction  (September 05, 2016)


Lot 111: Oil painting of the Grand Canyon, signed Widforss, 24" X 20" - $27,600

Lot 125: Spectacular three part tiger maple Chippendale style secretary desk, interior with seven carved fans, lattice work crest, made by Donald Dunlap, 81"H x 36"W - $12,075

Lot 275: Exceptional 19th C. Black Forest tall clock with carved bears, 3 weight brass movement, 93"H x 27"W, found in an Elkins NH cottage on the lake, - $17,250

Lot 251: Chinese 19th C. on earlier gilt bronze of Buddha - $10,350

Lot 358: Exceptional oil on canvas mother & child signed E. Kingman, titled "Maternidad" signed reverse Eduardo Kingman, 39" x 33" - $18,400

Lot 55: Important Pilgrim Century oak, maple and pine court cupboard, Cambridge, MA., illustrated in Robert F. Trent and Michael Podmaniczky, "An Early Cupboard Fragment from the Harvard College Joinery Tradition," , 50"W. x 61"H. - $18,400

Lot 200: Fine 2.14ct diamond solitaire ring GIA cert, E color VS1 no flourescance - $26,450