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Estate Auction

Dates & Times (US/Mountain)

Sat, Sep 21, 2013 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Sale Address

Sale Description


The Jarvis Center

40 Andrew Jarvis Drive

Portsmouth, New Hampshire

Saturday, September 21st at 10:00 a.m.


We are pleased to offer the Estate of Mrs. Harold S. Geneen. Her personal belongings and treasures were removed from her Boston and Landaff, New Hampshire residences to be combined with other select consignments.  Harold Geneen was the CEO of ITT in the 1960s and 1970s, and was well known for his management style and business accomplishments.


FURNISHINGS:  Important Chippendale mahogany piecrust tilt top tea table with carved knees and ball & claw feet; set of (6) American Chippendale mahogany chairs; set of (4) Regency carved rosewood chairs; Rosewood 2-door cabinet; Pair of English inlaid mahogany 4-drawer serpentine front chests, 27² w; Eldred Wheeler cherry chest on frame with fan carving; Sheraton card table; selection of decorative English & European style furnishings; Neoclassical style dining table & (10) chairs; pair of Baker French style white & gold cabinets; Baker marble top commode; custom cherry 3-part wall cabinet; Art Nouveau mahogany cellaret; Federal style inlaid tambour desk; selection of quality living & bedroom furnishings.


SILVER:  American silver tea service by Louis Fourniquet, NY, circa 1815;

(5) piece Tiffany coffee service; other silver tea sets; Towle (148) piece flatware set, Craftsman pattern; (2) other Towle flatware sets, Chippendale pattern; selection of Tiffany, Gorham & English silver serving & hollowware pieces; (18) Camusso knives & forks; cased set of Mayflower II spoons; elaborate Sheffield type candelabras & candlesticks; large lot of silver-plated serving pieces.


ARTWORK:  (4) oil on canvas paintings signed Arthur Clifton Goodwin, ³Ladies In Boston Garden², ³Boats in Harbor² and (2) landscapes; oil on canvas signed Pietro Gabrini; oil on canvas ³Boston Harbor² signed Walter Franklin Lansil; oil on canvas ³Boston Garden² by Alvin Cahoon; oil on canvas by A.T.

Hibbard, ³Brook In March²; oil on canvas ³Harvesters² signed Georges Lauger; oil on canvas shore scene signed Jules Dupre; still life signed Thomas Shields Clarke; oil on canvas seascape signed Ridela Corliere; wonderful European oil of two children, illegible signature; oil on canvas canal scene, signed Rossetti; still life signed R. Allen; still life by Segard; ³Sailboats² signed Laframboise; pair of A.B. Frost golf prints; selection of colored engravings & etchings; limited edition of Charlie Chaplin.


ASIAN:  signed Japanese bronze figures of warriors, emperors, fisherman & others; Tibetan 10-arm bronze figure; bronze opium pipe; Japanese lacquer picnic set with gold & gold dust decoration; Famile Verte porcelain lamps; pair of Imari lamps; Japanese cloisonné vases & lamps; Japanese silk 4-panel screen, each 53² X 19²; Chinese porcelain lantern; large Kutani vase; drawing of geese; Japanese woodblock prints, some by Koson Ohara & others; Imari biscuit jar; selection of other porcelain lamps.


GLASS, PORCELAIN, ETC.:  L.C. Tiffany decanter; R. Lalique embossed fish & bird vases, 10² & 9²; selection of Val St Lambert, Steuben, Lalique, Waterford, Wedgwood, Royal Crown Derby, Belleek, Coalport, Meissen, Capo de Monte & Lladro; large pair of crystal lustres; early & modern paperweights; French oyster plates; service for (20) Lenox ³Harvest² pattern; assorted cranberry glass; Ludwigsburg porcelain; Royal Doulton ³Old Colony² dinner service; Royal Vienna portrait plate; Haviland Limoges dinner set; deep blue Spode dinner set; Louwelsa Weller art pottery vase; scenic view Vienna charger, 16 1Ž2².


GOLD & SILVER COINS:  (40+) lots of gold & silver coins to include $20 St Gaudens; $10, $5 & $2 1Ž2 gold; rare 1872 George Washington fractional gold; gold type sets; Morgan & Peace silver dollars & other silver coins; US Mint & Proof sets; 1909S Indian head 1¢; (10) British Sovereign gold coins.


CLOCKS:  Waltham banjo clock; Elmer Stennes grandmother clock; miniature French enameled desk clock; Marine carved galley clock, French movement; Wag-on-the-wall Vengeon Á Bayeux; Tiffany & CO. desk clock.


DECORATIVE ITEMS & ACCESSORIES: 3 ft. high bronze Greek/Roman warrior; Neoclassical bronze woman on colored marble & bronze base, 27² h; marble and bronze ormolu pedestals; L.C. Tiffany bronze plate with enamel;  pair of bronze wall sconces; pair of gilded sconces; nice selection of mirrors; Tiffany ashtray stand; wonderful German Black Forest carved bear,36² h; folk painted game board; cased violin with signed H.R. Pfretzschner bow; impressive mounted trout from Moosehead Lake under domed glass with oil painting background, signed Billy Hatch, Cornish, ME, 1932; pair of stuffed quail under glass; great ship¹s binnacle by Kelvin Hughes; cased brass ship¹s inclinometer; (2) Mid-Century Dunbar stools; (2) Mid-Century Amplex adjustable desk lamps; Kensington Zodiac 19² charger; American pewter  to

include:  141Ž2² charger, porringer signed Robert Bush, pair of lamps by Capen & Molineux & No. 2 Porter teapot; lacquer & mother of pearl framed fans; (7) great untouched postcard albums; German Waffenfabrik Mauser with original wood stock/case; German 1940 P08 Luger 42 Code Mauser; J.C. Stevens long pistol with shoulder stock; 46 Star US flag, 10¹ X 18¹; Moroccan 39² copper & iron charger; decorative pierced iron fire screen; selection of linens; selection of designer clothing, shoes & purses to include:  Paris, Akris, Ferragamo, Gucci & Coblentz; furs; etc.


ORIENTAL RUGS:  6¹ X 9¹ Kirman pictorial rug with riders on horseback; 12¹ X 18¹ Amritzer decorative carpet; 13¹ X 16.5¹ Indo-Heriz wool and silk carpet; 4¹ X 6¹ Sarouk.


JEWELRY:  14K gold bead necklace; 14K lady¹s Movado watch with diamonds & sapphires; 14K gold bracelets; 14K gold charm bracelet; (3) silver charm bracelets; selection of other gold & silver jewelry; ivory beads; 14K gold Masonic presentation pin.


HAROLD S. GENEEN MEMORABILIA: (2) portraits of Mr. Geneen by C.J. Fox & one of Mrs. Geneen by Karel DeBauw; over (20) of Mr. Geneen¹s oversized briefcases; a most unique silver & copper presentation plaque from the ITT de Mexico Management for making 1966 a record breaking year with several milestones; set of (5) watercolors of Mr. Geneen¹s various pastimes, signed S. Kaliff; ³Old Ironsides² ship model by Edward Piel presented to HSG in

1968 for service to the US Industrial Payroll Savings Committee; Business Week presentation portfolio for cover article May, 1963; several other presentation items, speeches, writings, letters from politicians and photographs; Learjet 17² model, tail No. N44HG; Beechcraft Super King Air 17² model, tail No. N711WE; framed set of Belgian postal stamps of Apollo XI with apparent original autographs by each of the astronauts and Richard Nixon.


1999 Lincoln Continental four-door automobile with 60,588 miles,



PREVIEW:  Auction Day ­ Saturday, September 21st from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.



TERMS:  17% Buyer¹s Premium. Payment in full day of auction by cash, MasterCard, Visa or pre-approved personal check. Immediate removal required day of sale. All items being sold subject to error, omission or withdrawal.


DIRECTIONS: From 1-95 N/S take exit 5 to the Portsmouth traffic circle, bear right onto the Route 1 By-Pass South; take a left at the third set of lights onto Greenleaf Avenue.  At the top of the hill, take a sharp right, then the first left onto Andrew Jarvis Drive.  The hall is behind St. Nicholas Church, just before the Portsmouth High School.


Subject to all Terms of Sale -

Lic. #2089 ­ (603) 964-1301 ­ Ref. #13PM-42




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