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Exceptional Richard W. Withington Collection

The estate of auctioneer legend Richard W. Withington was sold at Smith's Auction gallery, featuring copious amounts of high quality country Americana.

 

Highlights

 

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Rare miniature firkin in original green paint, branded C.H., 2 1/2" H

$4,100

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Great pair of paint decorated leather fire buckets with inscription, J. Emerson 1833, 12"H (Previously Lot # 2)

$8,800

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Federal mahogany Pembroke table with icicle and bookend inlays and drawer on tapered legs, 33"L

$8,800

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Good inlaid document box with brass ring pull

$2,640

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Early oil on canvas of clipper ship- as found. 21"x 33"

$4,400

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Oil on canvas, portrait of sea captain with ships in background. 27"x 23"

$4,400

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Miniature Nantucket lightship basket. Height 2.5"

$2,090

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Exceptional tub-sized butter stamp with fruit leaf and chip carved motif. Diameter 9.5"

$3,960

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Exceptional maple, pine, and hickory sackback Windsor armchair in cranberry paint over original paint, stout saddle seat and with good vase and ring turnings. Dick's personal and treasured chair, 18th Century

$19,800

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Chippendale cherry grandfathers clock: tombstone bonnet, brassworks, painted dial, on bracket base. H 88.5"

$7,250

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Rare mochaware mug with cat's eye and earthworm decoration. 6" H

$2,190

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Exceptional green painted paneled horsedrawn mail wagon; fitted sorted mail box, leather seat, two sliding windows and door. Stenciled decoration "The Light Runner" and No.1 Rural Deliver U.S. mail. Labeled Harrington ME, Co. Peoria ILL. 19th Century

$15,400

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Mochaware pitcher with ring and cat's eye decoration. H 6.5"

$1,210

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Mochaware mug with earthworm design and applied handle. H 6"

$1,100