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Discovery Auction

April 5, 2013

Bid on 200+ fresh to the market lots from estates located in Greenwich, CT and New Canaan. Come join us!

1. PAIR OF CONTINENTAL ARMCHAIRS

Carved walnut, pretzel back, with rolled arms, upholstered serpentine seats, raised on straight tapering legs ending in spade feet, 19th century, 34"...

Estimate: $600 - $1,000

2. ADAMS STYLE SIDE TABLE

Fine carved walnut with inset marble top, the lower portion with caned panels, late 19th century, 29 1/2" high x 16" wide x 11" deep

Estimate: $200 - $300

3. GEORGE III STYLE FERN STAND

With an unusual two tier banded (possibly later), 32" high

Estimate: $300 - $500

5. PAIR OF REGENCY STYLE ARM CHAIRS

Faux bamboo turned beach wood, with black leather upholstered tight seats, mid 20th century, 36" high

Estimate: $400 - $600

6. PAIR OF ITALIAN ARM CHAIRS

Carved walnut with figural medallions carved into the chair splats

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500

7. LOUIS XVI WALL BAROMETER

Carved gessoed and gilt decorated, with crest and drop, late 18th century, Note: Retaining mercury, this item can not be shipped

Estimate: $800 - $1,200

8. GEORGE II SECRETARY BOOKCASE

Walnut, broken arch top and mirrored doors

9. ZINC FLORAL GARDEN DECORATION

17" high

Estimate: $75 - $125

10. TAPESTRY UPHOLSTERED BENCH

With 17th century tapestry fragment mounted on a mahogany and parcel gilt wood frame, 64" long x 19" high x 18" wide

Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000

11. BAROQUE STYLE TAPESTRY ARMCHAIR

Walnut, late 19th / early 20th century, 25" wide x 44" high x 24" deep

Estimate: $200 - $300

12. GEORGE III STYLE CABINET

Mahogany with satinwood string inlay, fitted with doors with linen shelves, mid 19th century, 38 1/2" wide x 36" high x 20" deep

Estimate: $500 - $800

13. FRENCH EMPIRE TRUMEAU MIRROR

Carved wood, gessoed and parcel gilt, white ground with lion crest and elaborate gessoed border,

Estimate: $1,000 - $2,000

14. ANTIQUE TOLE CLOCK

Painted case with enameled face, 201/2" high, late 19th century

Estimate: $200 - $300

15. BIEDERMEIER SETTEE

Fruitwood, upholstered seat and back with floral brocade, raised on tapering straight legs, early 19th century, 51" wide x 34" high x 22" deep

Estimate: $500 - $800

16. PAIR OF CUT CRYSTAL URNS

Blue cut to yellow with gild plated bronze mounts, 27" high

Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000

18. CHILDS ARMCHAIR

With elaborate inlay and upholstered seat, 20" wide x 17 deep x 37" high

Estimate: $100 - $150

19. GEORGE II PEAT BUCKET

Walnut, with brass liner, simple molded columns, scalloped skirt, raised on a cabriole legs ending in pad feet, 18th century, 18" high x 10" diameter

Estimate: $600 - $1,000

20. PAIR OF MURANO GLASS COMPOTES

9" x 9", mid 20th century, good condition

Estimate: $200 - $300

21. CONTINENTAL CABINET, 18TH CENTURY

Walnut, tortoise shell and bone, fitted with two short over one long drawer, probably German, 23 3/4" long x 13" high x 11" deep, some losses

Estimate: $500 - $800

22. 17TH CENTURY EASTERN VARGUENO CABINET

Drop front having a compartmentalizd interior with drawers and doors each inlaid with bone and wood parquetry, 39" long x 20" high x 14 1/2" deep, al...

Estimate: $600 - $1,000

23. 19th CENTURY TAPESTRY FRAGMENT PILLOW

31" long x 16" high

Estimate: $100 - $200

24. LOUIS XVI PARLOR SUITE

Settee and two side chairs, with remnants and old blue and gilt paint decoration. late 19th century

Estimate: $500 - $800

25. LOUIS XV STYLE SECRETARY ABUTANT

Kingwood and tulip wood parquetry veneer, 19th century, 22" wide x 11" deep x 57" high

Estimate: $500 - $800

26. NORTHERN EUROPEAN FRAMED NEEDLEWORK

Needlework depicting a pheasant in color mounted in a Northern European walnut frame, early 19th century 38" h x 32" w

Estimate: $500 - $1,000

27. DUTCH 19TH CENTURY FOLDING GAMES TABLE

Oak & mixed woods from Spiegelstraat, 40" sq x 28 1/2"h

Estimate: $300 - $400

28. PAIR OF ANTIQUE FAUTEUILS

In old chippy gray paint, one leg detached, the feet with a replaced 3", late 18th / early 19th century

Estimate: $600 - $800

29. FINE PAIR OF ANTIQUE VENETIAN FLORAL STILL LIFES

Finely painted each in a antique gilt frame, 11 1/4" square, 19th century

Estimate: $300 - $500

30. STUMPWORK STILL LIFE

Multicolored stumpwork and watercolor on silk, neoclassical urn with flowers upon a mossy ground, 13" x 9" (mat cut out), framed, 19th century, staining

Estimate: $100 - $200

32. CONNECTICUT DOCUMENT BOX

Six board, in the form of a blanket chest, with exposed dovetails, in need of restoration, 16" long x 8" high x 8 1/2" deep

Estimate: $200 - $300

32a. NANTUCKET BASKET SIGNED STEPHEN GIBBS

Vintage oval Nantucket basket made by Stephen Gibbs decorated with a whale bone carving of seagull on top by Althia Macy on a walnut medallion, 9" lo...

Estimate: $800 - $1,200

33. PRIMITIVE CARVED WOOD TOBACCO FIGURE

In old paint decoration

Estimate: $500 - $800

34. ENGLISH EGLOMISE HUNTING PAINTING

"The Huntsman Tom Firr With His Hounds", ryder with hounds, 7" x 9 1/4", framed in a burl wood fame of the period

Estimate: $400 - $600

35. LARGE CARVED AND GILT WOOD MODEL OF A REINDEER

36" high x 32" long, 19th century

Estimate: $400 - $600

36. AMERICAN BLANKET CHEST

With architectural detail, the rectangular top over two drawers, flanked by columns and corner columns, replaced hardware

Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500

37. 18TH OAK TRESSLE TABLE

Fitted with two drawers, 84" long x 29 1/2" high x 26 1/2" deep

Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500

38. AMERICAN CHIPPENDALE DROP LEAF FARM TABLE

Mahogany with drop leaves, raise on straight legs, 18th century, 52" long x 29" high x 20" wide, 22" wide each drop leave

Estimate: $300 - $500

39. AMERICAN FEDERAL BOW FRONT CHEST OF DRAWERS

Mahogany, fitted with four graduated drawers, the whole raised on splayed legs, crack to top, Ca. 1810, 41" long x 38 1/2" x 22",

Estimate: $500 - $800

40. GEORGE III SHAVING MIRROR

Mahogany with oval mirror, the base fitted with three short drawers, 16" wide x 22" high

Estimate: $200 - $300

41. AMERICAN SHERIDAN LONG BENCH

Turned faux bamboo with rush seat, some restorations, first quarter 19th century, 71" long x 16 1/2" high x 17" deep

Estimate: $400 - $600

42. CLASSICAL LIBRARY TABLE

Walnut, fitted with two drawers, over a lyre stretchered support. 64" long x 34" high x 32" deep, veneer chips and losses, first half 19th century

Estimate: $600 - $1,000

43. ANTIQUE BOSTON INSURANCE COMPANY SIGN

16" x 22" overall

Estimate: $200 - $300

44. SHERIDAN GAMES TABLE

Cherry, with elliptical front, raised on turned and twisted legs, 35 1/2" long x 29" high x 17" deep, Ca. 1820

Estimate: $400 - $600

45. PENNSYLVANIA DUTCH SAMPLER

Depicting the crucifixion of Christ and Adam & Eve, initialed left center ESMS 182_, 11" x 10", purchased from Kohn and Kohn, Philadelphia, 1951

Estimate: $250 - $350

46. ANTIQUE HAND COLORED MAP, 18TH CENTURY

Well framed and matted in burl wood

Estimate: $150 - $250

47. FEDERAL GAMES TABLE

mahogany with string inlay, having inlaid oval medallions, raised on tapering legs, 36" long x 29 3/4" high x 18" deep, broken hinges, loose top

Estimate: $300 - $500