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Auction Description for John McInnis Auctioneers: MAJOR ESTATE AUCTION-AUGUST 12,2013
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Major Summer Estate AUCTION MONDAY, AUGUST 12TH IN TWO SESSIONS 10 A.M. - SESSION I Americana, Folk Art, Clocks, Formal & Country, Paintings, Marine, Bronzes, Decorative Arts, Oriental Carpets 6 P.M. - SESSION II Important Asian Furniture, Bronzes, Porcelain, Paintings, Silver and Jewelry At Our Gallery 76 Main Street - Amesbury, MA This auction will feature property from the Estate of Deborah Black, Manhattan and Nantucket, a lady in Florida, property from a Savannah, GA family and a Newburyport family Amesbury is conveniently located along the NH border, 45 minutes south of Manchester, NH, in the Seacoast Region. In celebration of Antiques Week in NH our gallery exhibition hours will be extended for dealers and collectors traveling to the area. PREVIEWS: The Gallery will open Sunday, August 4th thru Sunday August 11th -2-7 p.m. Auction day 8 a.m.

MAJOR ESTATE AUCTION-AUGUST 12,2013

by John McInnis Auctioneers


729 lots | 728 with images

August 12, 2013

Live Auction

76 Main Street

Amesbury, MA, 01913 USA

Phone: +1 978 388 0400

Fax: +1 978 388 8863

Email: McInnisAuctions@Yahoo.com

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Philip Syng, Jr. (1703-1789) Silver Cann

Lot 1: Philip Syng, Jr. (1703-1789) Silver Cann

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Description: Baluster-formed with a scrolled handle. This coin silver cann was produced in Colonial Period Philadelphia. 5 1/4 x 3 1/2 inches diameter. Double stamped with the maker's mark on the bottom, PS. Engraved "ANN NEWBOLD". By family social, political, and cultural institutions that he founded and served. Condition: Good condition

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Federal Period Wax Portrait

Lot 2: Federal Period Wax Portrait

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Description: Portrait of "Thomas Newbold, member of Congress in 1812" wax. 6 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches. attributed to G.M. Miller (d. 1818) (documentation accompanies this lot). Extremely rare. framed. Condition: Condition: Overall condition is good, minor chips to clothing area.

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(19th c.) Wooden Bucket

Lot 3: (19th c.) Wooden Bucket

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Description: French tapered and turned wood with black painted bands and brass handle. Nice patina and condition. 13 1/2 x 10 3/4 inches (height not including handle) Condition: Good

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Porcelain Continental Dog Figurine

Lot 4: Porcelain Continental Dog Figurine

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Description: Adorable little terrier on hind legs begging. Old "Sallea Antiques" label on bottom. 11 3/4 inches (height) Condition: Good, some minor wear

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Enamel Paint-Decorated Glasses

Lot 5: Enamel Paint-Decorated Glasses

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Description: Pair of glasses with identical painted hunting scenes. 6 3/8 inches (height) Condition: Good

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Floral Meissen Dish

Lot 6: Floral Meissen Dish

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Description: Large Meissen dish with gilt decorated scalloped edge. Marked with crossed swords and scratch marks. 13 1/2 inches (diameter) Condition: Good

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Bohemian Decanter

Lot 7: Bohemian Decanter

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Description: Red overlay decanter cut and etched to clear glass with "whiskey" label. 14 inches (height) Condition: Good with minor loss to red overlay

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Group of (5) Meissen Plates

Lot 8: Group of (5) Meissen Plates

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Description: Miscellaneous group of Meissen plates, low bowls and serving trays. 13 1/4 inches (and smaller) Condition: Small platter good, loss to gold and a break in cobalt plate

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Vintage

Lot 9: Vintage "21 Club" Ashtray

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Description: An ashtray from world famous "21 Club" in Manhattan signed "Hall" with metal jockey on porcelain tray. 9 inches (diameter) Condition: Good some loss to jockey paint

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Italian Hand Painted Vases.

Lot 10: Italian Hand Painted Vases.

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Description: Applied Swan form handles. 12 1/4 inches (height) Condition: Good

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(19th c.) Export Porcelain Plates

Lot 11: (19th c.) Export Porcelain Plates

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Description: (5) Fitzhugh pattern dinner plates in green and gold. (1) Early Signed Imari dinner plate. 9 3/4 inches each. Condition: Scattered chips

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Cased set of Miniature Books Shakespeare

Lot 12: Cased set of Miniature Books Shakespeare

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Description: A clock case fitted as a miniature bookcase with 32 leather bound volumes of works by William Shakespeare. Books measure 2 1/2 x 1 1/2 inches. Condition: Good, lightly worn leather bindings, case with overall wear

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Pair Porcelain Candlesticks

Lot 13: Pair Porcelain Candlesticks

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Description: Cobalt blue ground with applied white putti and foliate decoration, gilt highlights. 6 7/8 inches (height) Condition: Good minor loss

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Boxed Set Elk Horn Luncheon Flatware

Lot 14: Boxed Set Elk Horn Luncheon Flatware

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Description: English set of Elk horn flatware for six for Neiman Marcus. Condition: Good

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Group of Moorcroft Pottery Ceramics

Lot 15: Group of Moorcroft Pottery Ceramics

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Description: (3) Pieces hibiscus decorated including (2) bowls and (1) bud vase. Incised marks and paper label on dish. 6 1/8 inches (and smaller) Condition: Good

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Moorcroft Hibiscus Bowl

Lot 16: Moorcroft Hibiscus Bowl

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Description: Colorfully painted and with incised mark and original paper label. 10 1/4 x 3 1/4 inches. Condition: Good with some crazing and minor foxing

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Five Shorebird Decoys

Lot 17: Five Shorebird Decoys

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Description: (4) Signed Tim Stevens of Salisbury, MA one attributed Condition: Good

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1920'S Bent Panel Table Lamp

Lot 18: 1920'S Bent Panel Table Lamp

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Description: Patinated finish. Art Nouveu design. 24 1/2 inches (height) Condition: Good

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2 Royal Doulton Toby Mugs

Lot 19: 2 Royal Doulton Toby Mugs

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Description: "Aramis" and "Porthos" 7 1/2 inches (height) Condition: Good

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(18th c.) Queen Ann Candlesticks

Lot 20: (18th c.) Queen Ann Candlesticks

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Description: Pair of brass candlesticks with push knob in column. 8 3/4 inches (height) Condition: Damage to both bobeche

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George Fullerton Loring (19th/20th c.)

Lot 21: George Fullerton Loring (19th/20th c.)

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Description: "San Marco, Venice Lagoon" gouache. 11 1/2 x 9 inches. signed. unframed Condition: Laid to card support, toning

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(19th c.) Miniature PA Folk Art Box

Lot 22: (19th c.) Miniature PA Folk Art Box

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Description: Polychrome landscape decorated pine dome-top dresser box with snipe hinges and tin latch. 3 x 4 1/2 x 3 inches. Condition: Minor losses. Surface grime

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Daum Nancy Cameo Glass Footed Vase

Lot 23: Daum Nancy Cameo Glass Footed Vase

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Description: Unusual form with vibrant autumn colors, fiery orange and yellow. Leaf and reed decoration. signed. 12 1/4" inches (height). Condition: Good. No chips or cracks.

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Native American Navajo Concho Belt

Lot 24: Native American Navajo Concho Belt

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Description: Stamped silver Concho belt set with turquoise circa 1950, marked on reverse of buckle with opposite facing ponies top. 34 inches. Condition: Good with worn leather

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Springfield Model 1884. 51 inches

Lot 25: Springfield Model 1884. 51 inches

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Description: Low-arched breechblock stamped "US / MODEL / 1884" at the hinge. Stamping clear. tight and crisp mechanics. Bore is good. Lock-plate markings show the spread-winged eagle and "US / SPRINGFIELD" forward of the hammer. Black walnut stock smooth trigger guard tang. All iron mountings standard and present. Rear sight is the long-range type with the adjustable slide leaf. Blade front sight on the muzzle. Complete with the original ramrod. Trapdoor .45/70. Condition: Good

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Miniature Ivory Tea Set

Lot 26: Miniature Ivory Tea Set

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Description: Consisting of (3) pots, a sugar bowl, (3) cups and saucers and (2) spoons in a small round wooden box. Tallest pot measures 1 inch. Condition: Good with two handles unglued

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Sabino Glass Deco Overlay Bowl

Lot 27: Sabino Glass Deco Overlay Bowl

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Description: Circa 1930 spherical green French art deco glass bowl with dark brown floral design. etched. 7 1/4 x 8 inches Condition: Good

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Modernist Pair Carved Book Ends

Lot 28: Modernist Pair Carved Book Ends

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Description: Depicting men in jacket and tie. 10 1/2 inches (height) Condition: Good

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(18th c.) Primitive Stool.

Lot 29: (18th c.) Primitive Stool.

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Description: Possibly south seas origin. Great patina. Condition: Shows wear

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Limoges Enamel Diptych

Lot 30: Limoges Enamel Diptych

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Description: "The Stations of the Cross" copper enamel. 4 3/4 x 3 1/4 inches. Framed in a free-standing tooled leather diptych display. Overall 9 x 10 1/2 inches. Condition: Good

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Early Stoneware Muskau Stein

Lot 31: Early Stoneware Muskau Stein

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Description: Salt Glazed German Beer Stein with elaborate decoration. Pewter fittings marked " I.L., 1686" , interior lid with three touch marks and the name "Abraham Krubel" in cursive. Black ground decorated in red, white and blue and raised

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(19th c.) Step-back Windsor armchair

Lot 32: (19th c.) Step-back Windsor armchair

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Description: Period bamboo turned rocking chair with original surface including floral motif. 33 x 22 x 20 inches Condition: Good, minor wear, dowel joint severed between left upright and crest rail

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Decoy

Lot 33: Decoy

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Description: Demur-sized drake with nice old patina and interesting form. 14 inches (length) Condition: Even wear, abrasions, loose head and neck

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(18th c.) Candle Stand

Lot 35: (18th c.) Candle Stand

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Description: Cherry Queen Anne snake-foot candle stand, 25 1/4 x 15 1/2 15 7/8 inches Condition: All original, old refinish

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(19th c.) NE Primitive Hutch Table

Lot 36: (19th c.) NE Primitive Hutch Table

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Description: Combination table and chair where top can be tilted back to convert the table into a chair. Hinged till beneath seat. 28 x 36 x 24 Condition: Remnants of blue paint, scrub-board finish, missing pegs to secure top,

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(18th c.) James Whitaker Tall Clock

Lot 36A: (18th c.) James Whitaker Tall Clock

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Description: English oak, long case clock with engraved brass dial. 81" h x 18 " w Condition: Good

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(19th/ 20th c.) Kung Fu Bench

Lot 37: (19th/ 20th c.) Kung Fu Bench

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Description: Splayed legs with through tenons. 17 1/2 x 98 x 14 Condition: Good

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(19th/ 20th c.) Kung Fu Bench

Lot 38: (19th/ 20th c.) Kung Fu Bench

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Description: Splayed legs with through tenons. 18 x 78 x 12 Condition: Good

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(19th c.) Sheraton Chest of Drawers

Lot 39: (19th c.) Sheraton Chest of Drawers

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Description: State of Maine country chest of drawers, with turned legs, fancy, wavy birchwood legs. Old mellow finish. Condition: Overall good

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Cast Iron

Lot 40: Cast Iron "Bank" Bank

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Description: Still Bank " Hall's Excelsior Bank". 5 1/4 inches (height) Condition: Good with paint loss

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Marx Tin

Lot 41: Marx Tin "Amos n Andy" Car

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Description: Mechanical Louis Marx Toy, "Amos 'n' Andy, Fresh Air Cab" wind up car with Andy driving a little white sitting shot gun and Amos as passenger. Both men are en tremblant. 8 1/4 inches (length) Condition: Good with expected wear and dirt

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Marx Tin

Lot 42: Marx Tin "G-Man" Car

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Description: Mechanical Louis Marx Toy "G-man pursuit car". 14 1/4 inches (length) Condition: Good with some paint loss and some rust, key missing.

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Group of Cast Iron Toys

Lot 43: Group of Cast Iron Toys

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Description: (1) Horse drawn coal wagon (1) Sulkie with driver and (1) Miniature Gloucester fisherman. Condition: Paint loss, coal wagon missing driver

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Vintage Cast Iron Cars

Lot 44: Vintage Cast Iron Cars

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Description: (2) Toy cars. 6 1/2 inches (and smaller) Condition: Good with paint loss

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Lot of Two Woven Splint Baskets

Lot 45: Lot of Two Woven Splint Baskets

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Description: Early turn of the century. Condition: Good

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J&E; Stevens Co. Mechanical Bank 1897

Lot 46: J&E; Stevens Co. Mechanical Bank 1897

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Description: "Always did 'spise a mule". Stamped on bottom "Patent April 27, 1897", 6 1/4 x l0 inches. Condition: Nice original paint, tail separated (present), spring for horse's swing not operational

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Oval Folk Art Pantry Box

Lot 47: Oval Folk Art Pantry Box

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Description: With original floral decoration in red, white and green. 5 3/4 x 14 3/4 x 8 1/2 inches. Condition: Losses, wear. Old Repair.

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(19th c.) Overlay Lusters

Lot 48: (19th c.) Overlay Lusters

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Description: Pair of (19th c.) red overlay lusters. 11 3/4 inches (height) Condition: Good, missing several prisms

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(18th c.) Pennsylvania Miniature Chest

Lot 49: (18th c.) Pennsylvania Miniature Chest

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Description: Polychromed paneled chest with scrolled apron and interior till. Condition: Good, nice evenly-worn surface

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c.1802 Joseph Wilson Newburyport Carving

Lot 50: c.1802 Joseph Wilson Newburyport Carving

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Description: Important American Folk Art carvings of "Peace" and "Plenty." Originally rendered by Newburyport ship-carver Joseph Wilson for the entrance of the famous mansion belonging to "Lord" Timothy Dexter, High Street, Newburyport. It is believed that a

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