Fairfield Auction presents an
IMPORTANT ESTATES AUCTION
Sunday, March 18th, 11am

at our gallery
707 Main Street (route 25), Monroe, Connecticut

preview Thursday-Saturday prior, 11am - 4pm, auction day 9-11am


PARTIAL CATALOG RESULTS, LOTS 1-150

Lot 1
Hutschenreuther Porcelain Figure of a Girl with Pelican
9" high
early 20th century

estimate 200/300

SOLD $250

Lot 2
Moorcroft Art Pottery Vase
8" high
early 20th century

estimate 200/300

SOLD $200

 

Lot 3
Jean Alexandre Joseph Falguire
Bronze Bust of Diana
cast by Thiebaut
6 1/4" high overall
circa 1900

estimate 300/500

SOLD $300

 

Lot 4
Bohemian Etched Glass Goblet
9" high
late 19th century

estimate 200/300

SOLD $150

Lot 5
Large Van Briggle Vase
11" high, 10" diameter
mid-20th century

estimate 300/500

SOLD $375

Lot 6
Dresden Portrait Plate
mark of Richard Klemm,
9 1/2" diameter

estimate 300/500

SOLD $550

Lot 8
German Clockwork Ferris Wheel Toy
rotating on vertical and horizontal axis.

possibly Guntermann,
8" high
late 19th century

estimate 300/500

SOLD $750

Lot 9
Louis Vuitton Trunk
unusual small size,
15"x24" x 11",
lacking tray and top strap,
circa 1900

estimate 600/900

SOLD $1600

Lot 10
Jack Mitchell
Portrait of John Lennon and Yoko Ono
19 1/2" x 15 1/2" photograph
signed lower left
1980

estimate 1500/2500

SOLD $850

click for more on Jack Mitchell and the John and Yoko photo session

Lot 11
Tiffany Favrile Vase
9" high
early 20th century

estimate 300/500

SOLD $450

Lot 12
American Cut Glass Table Lamp
24" high, 12" diameter
early 20th century

estimate 500/750

SOLD $700

Lot 13
Lithophane Lamp with Figural Base
22" high
early 20th century

estimate 400/600

SOLD $225

Lot 15
Pairpoint Jungle Birds Lamp
with reverse painted shade
17 1/2" diameter

estimate 1200/1800

SOLD $2800

Lot 16
Wilkenson Leaded Glass Lamp
with bronze base
18" diameter

estimate 1000/1500

SOLD $1400

Lot 17
Handel Reverse Painted Lamp
with scenic shade
17 3/4" diameter

estimate 2000/3000

SOLD $4200

Lot 18
Early Gustav Stickley Library Table
with leather top
48" x 30 1/2" x 30" high
circa 1903

together with a mission oak sidechair

estimate 1000/1500

SOLD $1900

Lot 20
Tiffany Studios Bronze Desk Lamp
with feathered Tiffany favrile shade
model #419
13 1/4" high

estimate 1800/2400

SOLD $3200

Lot 21
Gorham "Japanesque" Mixed Metal Kettle on Stand
hammered copper with applied silver
10" high overall
circa 1885

estimate 800/1200

SOLD $1100

Lot 22
Leaded Glass Table Lamp
attributed to Handel
the lower band with a blossom motif
18" diameter

estimate 1000/1500

SOLD $1000

Lot 23
Tiffany Studios Bronze Desk Lamp
with feathered Quezal shade
model #419
13 1/4" high

estimate 1400/1800

SOLD $2000

Lot 24
Large and Fine Ribbon Glass Vase
probably French
with twisted standard,
18 1/2" high,
late 19th century

estimate 800/1200

SOLD $400

Lot 25
Bronze Table Lamp
with overlay slag glass shade
18" diameter, 24" high
circa 1915

estimate 750/1000

SOLD $1400

Lot 26
Charles Schulz
original "Peanuts" daily comic strip
8"x30" pen & ink
July 18th, 1975

estimate 10,000/15,000

SOLD $13,000

Lot 27
Charles Schulz
original "Peanuts" daily comic strip
7"x28 3/4" pen & ink with colors
November 20th, 1970

inscribed "TO JIMMY... Best Wishes Charles M. Schulz"

estimate 8,000/12,000

SOLD $12,000

Lot 29
Impressive Arts & Crafts Slag Glass Chandelier
with chain fringe,
45" long (with extra chain), 26" diameter,
circa 1915

estimate 1500/2500

SOLD $850

Lot 30
James Montgomery Flagg
I Want You
World War I Poster
40"x30"
circa 1917

estimate 1200/1800

SOLD $2400

Lot 31
J.C. Leyendecker
"America Calls"
World War I Poster
40"x30"
circa 1917

estimate 300/500

SOLD $400

Lot 32
Austrian Bronze and Marble Art Deco Centerpiece
13 1/2" diameter
circa 1925

estimate 600/900

SOLD $600

Lot 33
French Art Deco Pottery Pitcher
Willy Wuilleumier
6 3/8" high
circa 1925

estimate 300/500

SOLD $250

Lot 34
Pairpoint Reverse Painted Table Lamp
with a band of oak leaves
20 1/2" diameter

estimate 1000/1500

SOLD $700

Lot 35
Handel Floor Lamp Base
60 1/2" high
the finial replaced

estimate 800/1200

SOLD $2200

Lot 36
Circus Poster
Asiatic Saddle-Back Tapirs
31"x39"
circa 1900

estimate 300/500

SOLD $400

Lot 38
Mart Stam
model S 43 / 1223
tubular metal sidechair with plywood seat and back,
by Embru for Wondbedarf,
Zurich, Switzerland
with metal tags for "Embru"
and "wohnbedarf"

32" high, 16" wide, 17" deep,
circa 1935

estimate 300/500

SOLD $1400

Lot 39
Modern "Tulip" Floor Lamp
with tapered standard
marked "made in Switzerland"
65" high
circa 1970

estimate 300/500

SOLD $500

Lot 40
Modern Desk Lamp
with green eliptical standard
and dual electrical outlets on base

estimate 250/350

SOLD $225

Lot 41
Andy Warhol
Cow
46" x 29 1/2" screenprint,
published by Factory Editions, 1971

estimate 2000/3000

SOLD $4400

Lot 42
Alvar Aalto
model 31 laminated armchair,
26 1/2" high, 24" wide, 27" deep,
circa 1935

estimate 2500/3500

SOLD $7500

Lot 43
attributed to Jean Royere
pair of painted Art Deco wall sconces,
each 54" wide, 12" high,
with later shades,
mid-20th century

estimate 2000/3000

SOLD $2200

Lot 45
Dunbar Two-Tier Side Table
25" high, 28" diameter
marked with metal tag

estimate 300/500

SOLD $375

Lot 47
Alvar Aalto
side table with laminated legs
27" high, 13 3/4" x 23 1/2" top
circa 1935

estimate 400/600

SOLD $1500

Lot 48-50
Tiffany Studios Bronze Paperweights
7" lioness, 2 1/2" Pekingese, 4 3/4" lion
early 20th century

estimates 300/500 to 600/900

SOLD $375 to 950

Lot 51
Cartier 18k Gold and Sapphire Dragonfly Brooch
with original box

estimate 300/500

SOLD $1100

Lot 52
Benrus 18k Gold Ladies Wrist Watch
15.6 dwt gross

estimate 500/750

SOLD $600

Lot 53
Chinese 22k Gold Cuff Bracelet
29.6 dwt

estimate 1200/1800

SOLD $1750

Lot 55
14k Gold Charm Necklace
including mechanical abacus, mouse trap, windmill, and toaster
30.6 dwt

estimate 1000/1500

SOLD $1200

Lot 57
Continental .800 Silver Compact
possibly Boucheron
with suede carrying case
encrusted with semi-precious stones,
with suede carrying case

estimate 400/600

SOLD $550

Lot 58
14k Gold and Diamond Ring
with approx. .65 ct center stone
8.8 dwt gross

estimate 800/1200

SOLD $700

Lot 59
Pair of Mechanical 14k Gold Charms
each encrusted with semi-precious stones
17.3 dwt gross

estimate 500/750

SOLD $750

Lot 60
14k Gold and Emerald Ring
with diamonds and sapphires

estimate 1000/1500

SOLD $1200

Lot 63
Fortis 14k Gold Ladies Wrist Watch
with diamond mounted spring hinged cover
19dwt gross

estimate 600/900

SOLD $650

Lot 64
American Waltham 14k Gold Pocket Watch
with chased case
2 3/8" diameter
93 dwt gross

estimate 800/1200

SOLD $1300

Lot 65
1900-O Morgan Dollar
graded "MS-65 FS"

estimate 300/500

SOLD $175

Lot 66
18k Gold Chain Necklace
18 1/2" long,

25.6 dwt

estimate 1000/1200

SOLD $1200

Lot 67
Platinum and Diamond Cocktail Ring
the center stone 1.85 carats
9.35 carats total weight

estimate 8,000/12,000

SOLD $8000

Lot 68
18k Necklace with Tahitian Pearl
23" chain with gold and diamond studded setting for pearl

estimate 500/750

SOLD $1100

Lot 69
Victorian 18k Gold Locket
with anchor
late 19th century

estimate 400/600

SOLD $550

Lot 70
Cartier 18k Gold "Santos" Men's Wrist Watch
with original box, books, and leather pouch

estimate 4000/6000

SOLD $8000

Lot 71
Cartier 18k Gold Men's Wrist Watch
"Privee" series, with original box

estimate 3000/5000

SOLD $4600

Lot 72
Edmund Greacen
A Calm Winter Stream
20" x 26" oil on canvas
signed lower right and verso

estimate 5000/7500

SOLD $3000

Lot 73
Luigi Corbellini
The Haircut
24" x 18" oil on canvas
signed lower left

estimate 1000/1500

SOLD $800

Lot 74
John Bunyon Bristol
Landscape Beyond a Stone Wall
10" x 15" oil on canvas
signed lower left

estimate 800/1200

SOLD $1800

Lot 76
Eugene Kingman
Farm in the Foothills
20" x 24" oil on canvas
signed lower right

estimate 300/500

SOLD $225

Lot 77
Robert Atkinson Fox
Mt. Sir Donald
36" x 24" oil on canvas
signed lower left

estimate 2500/3500

passed

Lot 78
Walter Oddie (1808-1865)
The Old Bridge
25" x 30" oil on canvas
signed lower center
circa 1850

estimate 2500/3500

SOLD $2600

Lot 79
Clinton Loveridge
Grazing Cows
18" x 24" oil on canvas
signed lower left and dated 1889

estimate 2000/3000

SOLD $1000

Lot 81
Johann Berthelsen
Central Park in Winter
12" x 16" oil on canvas
signed lower right
with copyright stamp verso

estimate 3000/5000

SOLD $3000

Lot 86
Frederick Schaffer
Yosemite Valley with Deer
33" x 23" oil on canvas
signed lower right

estimate 2000/3000

SOLD $1900

Lot 87
Berney Lettick
Dantes Inferno
28"x26" oil on canvas
signed lower right

estimate 600/900

SOLD $600

Lot 88
American School
Landscape with Falls
11" x 15 1/2" oil on canvas

estimate 500/750

SOLD $450

Lot 90
Harley Brown
Portrait of a Native American Boy
11" x 8" pastel
signed lower center

estimate 500/750

SOLD $375

Lot 91
Edmund Darch Lewis
Coastal Scene with Ship
21" x 33" watercolor

estimate 1400/1800

SOLD $700

Lot 95
Grant Wood
The Planting Group
8 1/4" x 11" lithograph,
signed lower right,
edition of 250,
1937

estimate 2500/3500

SOLD $2600

Lot 96
Grant Wood
Seed Time Harvest
7 1/2" x 12" lithograph,
signed lower right,
edition of 250,
1937

estimate 1200/1800

SOLD $1500

Lot 97
Robert Hogg Nisbet
Fog Lifting over a Landscape
16" x 20" oil on canvas
signed lower right

estimate 500/750

SOLD $325

Lot 98
Frederick Oakes Sylvester
Fall River
11" x 13 1/2" watercolor,
signed lower left
dated 1895

estimate 1000/1500

SOLD $750

Lot 99
Robert Spear Dunning
portrait of a boy with hoop,
50" x 40" oil on canvas,
signed "R.S. Dunning" lower left,
circa 1860

estimate 2000/3000

SOLD $2800

Lot 100
William Saterlee
A Children's Picnic
9" x 10 1/2" sight, watercolor
signed lower right,
with an excellent period frame

estimate 1200/1800

SOLD $600

Lot 101
Harper Whiskey Sign
"Here's Happy Days"
24" x 18" Vitrolite glass
early 20th century

estimate 800/1200

SOLD $425

Lot 102
American Painted Gameboard
18 1/2" x 20" x 5/16"
with original paint
circa 1875

estimate 500/750

SOLD $600

Lot 103
Edward Borein
Bronco Buster
4 7/8" x 4" etching
pencil signed lower right

estimate 750/1000

SOLD $600

Lot 105
Edward Curtis
In The Badlands, plate 119
11 1/2" x 15 1/2" photogravure
unframed

estimate 300/500

SOLD $375

Lot 106
E.A. Burbank
"Po-Nye-Yah-Kah, Moqui, 1908"
14" x 9 1/2" conte crayon,
signed lower right

estimate 400/600

SOLD $600

Lot 107
Pair of Sioux Beaded Leggings
each leg with a tappered band of beadwork, with remanants of
red silk piping on outside edges and bottoms,
32" long overall, circa 1900

estimate 400/600

SOLD $400

Lot 108
Monumental American Victorian Carved Walnut Patriotic Frame
surmounted by an eagle on ball with flags and cannons, the sides with drums and buggle, the other drum and pistol, the bottom with crossed rifles

probably executed for the Centennial of 1876.


overall 46" x 57"
sight size 27" x 43"
circa 1876

estimate 2500/5000

SOLD $16,000

 

Lot 110
American Tavern Sign
incised yellow pine with an American Eagle grasping arrows with shield form body, the proprietery "P. CHICK" at bottom,
37" x 26 1/4"
lacking trim elements,
18th century

estimate 2500/3500

SOLD $2600

Lot 112
Cast Iron "Star Wheel" Farm Implement
29" high
late 19th century

estimate 250/350

SOLD $150

Lot 113
American "Skaters" Hooked Rug
26" x 45"
circa 1900

mounted to linen and backboard

estimate 600/900

SOLD $475

Lot 115
Federal Lyre Banjo Clock
dial signed (John) Sawin
Boston
39" long
early 19th century

estimate 2000/3000

SOLD $3400

Lot 116
Tiger Maple Work Table
with single drawer
30" x 15" x 15"
circa 1830

estimate 500/750

SOLD $900

Lot 117
Connecticut Cherry Lowboy
with shell carved center drawer
33 3/4" x 21 3/4" x 32 1/4" high
18th century

estimate 1800/2400

SOLD $1200

Lot 118
Connecticut Cherry Side Chair
with ball and claw feet and owl's eye back

estimate 500/750

SOLD $350

Lot 119
Ken Harris Duck Decoy
with paint decoration
branded on bottom
15" long

estimate 300/500

SOLD $250

Lot 121
Goose Decoy
with old paint decoration
29" long

estimate 300/500

SOLD $200

Lot 122
Pair of Carved Fish Decoys
with paint decoration
12" and 8" long

estimate 200/300

SOLD $275

Lot 123
Carved and Polychromed Eagle Plaque
Artistic Carving Co., Boston
46" long
circa 1950

estimate 1400/1800

SOLD $1900

Lot 125
Victorian Patinized Metal Statue Lamp with Pedestal
the 34" lamp now attached to pedestal,
circa 1910

estimate 800/1200

SOLD $1500

Lot 127
Princess Grace (Kelly) of Monaco
autographed letter signature
7 1/4" x 5" on personal stationary
together with another envelope,
apparently addressed in her hand

estimate 300/500

SOLD $350

Lot 128
Harry S. Truman
Memoirs, volumes one and two
each signed

estimate 400/600

SOLD $500

Lot 130
Abraham Lincoln
signed presidential appointment
14 1/2" x 20"
dated April 22nd, 1861
together with a Civil War miliatary discharge for the appointee
unframed

estimate 4000/6000

SOLD $4400


Lot 132
Val-Kill Industries Walnut Book Stand
22" high
circa 1930

estimate 400/600

SOLD $150

Elenor Roosevelt, along with two friends formed Val-Kill Industries in 1926 on the Roosevelt Estate. Hand-crafted furniture, rugs and metalware were produced there. Furniture production was ceased in 1936.

Lot 135
Pegasus Gas Station Weathervane
of enameled metal, for Mobil Oil,
30" long, 20 1/2" high,
early 20th century

estimate 800/1200

SOLD $1300

Lot 136
Carlo Canevari
Street Walker
19" x 7 3/4" oil on panel
signed verso

estimate 600/900

SOLD $700

Lot 137
Carlo Canevari
The Balloon
11" x 6" oil on panel
signed lower right

estimate 500/750

SOLD $425

Lot 138
Elio Raffaeli Glass Sculpture
Murano, Italy
15" high,
signed on base

estimate 300/500

SOLD $375

Lot 139
Swiss Moderne Bedroom Set
consisting of headboard, two night stands, chest, vanity and two stools,
accompanied by a letter from Leo Besser of Zurich quoting price for pieces as well as period photographs in situ.

estimate 1500/2500

SOLD $200

Lot 140
Matched Pair of John Stuart Settees
with caned backs,
each 63" long,
with round "John Stuart, Inc." metal tags

estimate 800/1200

SOLD $2200

Lot 142
Louis Aston Knight
Floral Still Life
13 1/2" x 10" oil on board

estimate 1200/1800

SOLD $950

Lot 143
Ben Foster
Afternoon Shadows
15" x 20" oil board

estimate 1000/1500

SOLD $1100

Lot 148
George Hand Wright
Sharecropper at Day's End
8" x 10" watercolor
signed lower right

estimate 500/750

SOLD $600

Lot 149
H.A. Dyer
Breton Doorway
10 1/2" x 7 1/2" gouache sight
unsigned, but with Armour Gallery label verso

estimate 300/500

SOLD $325

Lot 150
Drossos Skyllas
Pete and Katrina (a dyptich)
a pair of portraits, possibly the artist's parents,
each 30" x 22" oil on canvas
gallery labels verso, "Phylis Kind Gallery"

estimate 50,000/75,000

SOLD $35,000