Auctioneers of estate antiques, fine art and fine collectibles.
White’s Auctions is an independent, privately owned auction company established in 1993 in Middleboro, Massachusetts, serving Southeastern and Central Massachusetts, Boston, Cape Cod, Rhode Island and parts of the Northeast and more. White’s has demonstrated itself as a high quality regional auction house providing a valuable service to consignors and a destination source for antique dealers, galleries, designers and collectors for nearly twenty three years. During this time the company has gained a national and international reputation for expertise, successful sales and service to consignors and customers.
The company conducts approximately four to five listed catalogued, on-line general antiques, fine arts and decorative arts auctions per year. General Estates cataloged (not on line) auctions are added periodically as well. The sales offer a varied selection of fresh to the market items to include, 18th, 19th and 20th century American, Continental and Chinese furniture, paintings, glass, porcelains, Mid-Century Modern and Arts & Crafts furniture and accessories, Art Pottery & Glass, sterling silver flatware and hollowware, coins, vintage gold, silver and fine jewelry, Oriental rugs, antique textiles, antique dolls, toys, tools, early photography, ephemera, early maps and books, advertising, military & historical items and other rare and unique items of value. Each sale is unique and extensively advertised. The sales offer in-house, phone, absentee and on-line bidding to prospective bidders.
John P. White, Partner, Auctioneer
MA Lic #1988
Massachusetts Auctioneers Association
Kathryn A. Black, Partner, Manager
Antiques, Fine Art & Fine Collectibles Auction
DECEMBER 15, 2015
Monday Dec. 14th
3pm to 6pm
Tuesday Dec. 15th
2pm to 6:00
18kt Ladies 18kt White Gold "Masterpiece" Rolex Watch
"The Masterpiece" from the Crown Collection, bracelet band, #72949. Round MOP dial bears the inscription "Rolex", Oyster Perpetual Datejust, superlative Chromometer, officially certified. Swiss made. Thirty two round full cur brilliant diamonds set in square bezels as hour demarcations, second sweep. Dial with 10 single cut diamonds. Clarity grade is VVS, color grade is F-G. Total weight of watch is 118.8 pennyweights. Orignal fitted box and silk scarf. With all original paperwork and warranties.
Ca Early 1800's English Mochaware Pepper Pot
Body with wide band of Cat’s Eye pattern with light blue stripe, cream ground. Other bands of black and green. Dark blue top. Measures 4 ½” tall. Two chips on base and one on shoulder.
Ca Early 1800's English Tobacco Leaf Pearlware Pitcher
Ca 1905-1815. Tobacco Leaf pattern, also known as Dipped Fan. Four slip glaze “Tobacco Leaf” pattern decoration in shades of browns and tans on cream ground. Yellow bands top and bottom, applied handle. Measures 7 ½” tall x approximately 8” wide (spout to handle). Repair to handle, small area of glaze loss and chip and minor roughage on spout.
Duffner & Kimberly Table Lamp. Early 1900’s. New York company founded in 1905. Leaded glass shade with green, amber and amethyst slag glass. Scalloped rim shade 18” in diameter, 24” tall overall. Polished bronze base.
Bohemian Double Overlay Cut to Cobalt Decanters, Wines, Cordials & Tumblers
35 pieces include 2 decanters, 12 tumblers, 10 wines, 9 cordials and 2 wine coasters. Gilt highlights and etched monogram S.G. Lamb with a border of grape vines. Few rim chips.
18kt Gold Men's Rolex Wristwatch.
Swiss made. President model, ca 1970/80’s. Gold sheen face marked” Rolex Oyster Perpetual, Day-Date, Superlative Chronometer, Officially Certified”. Gold case and bracelet. Hinge embossed Rolex. Measures approximately 7 ½” long, approximately 135 grams. Vintage case and box. Good working condition.
Italian Mosaic Plaque of St, Peter. On slate back. Portrait of bearded Saint Peter. Gilt mosaic pieces for background. Measures 20” x 17”.
Art Deco Platinum & Diamond Bracelet.
Center sectional design set with approximately .75ct diamond in oval shape. Additional 67 small diamonds including sectional linked band. Total weight approximately 16.9 grams.
19th C Railroad Locomotive Engine Bell.
Ca 1850’s. Solid bronze or brass. Arm supports with urn shaped extensions, impressed marked “P 205”. Acorn finials. Measures 15” in diameter x 19” tall x 26” wide. Consignor said it was from a Main railroad.
Hepplewhite Bow Front Chest
Cherry or mahogany. Southeastern Massachusetts or Rhode Island. Chestnut secondary wood. Four graduated drawers, replaced oval brass pulls. Serpentine base with French foot. Dovetail construction. Inlaid band on top and bottom crest. Measures 37 ½” tall x 41 ½” wide x 22” deep.
Large Art Deco Platinum, Diamond and Precious Stone Brooch
18kt or Platinum. With sapphires and rubies. Embellished framed rectangular shape. Surface completely covered with stones. Center ruby approximately .75 ct, prong set and surrounded by 10 small round diamonds. Center with ornate scroll design with 6 diamonds approximately 6 pts. Rest of surface fully covered with small prong set diamonds. Frame with border of prong set diamonds. Accented with 5 small rubies aproximately4 pts. Ends of brooch with floral spray design fully covered with small diamonds and accented with a blue sapphire each side, approximately .40 ct. Measures 2 ½” x 1 ½”. Approximately 17.5 penny weight.
War of 1812 Era Period Militia Uniform Jacket.
Signed in side with soldier’s name S.J. Wolf (Rhode Island). Black velvet, red wool cuff, silk lining. Gold thread ribbons, fringe and lapel ornaments. Small size. Staining, loose ribbons, moth damage and replaced buttons.
Carved Empire Sofa
Ca 1820’s/30’s. Rolled arms with rosette ends. Carved back crest ending in rosettes. Animal feet, acanthus leaf knees/ Arabic style upholster in black and tan with camels and giraffes.
Period Tiger Maple Chest on Chest
Ca 1770/80. Two small drawers over three graduated drawers on top. Four graduated drawers on bottom. Flat cornice top. Bracket foot base. Measures 69” tall x 42” wide x 20” deep. Old repairs to tops of 2 drawers, replaced pulls.
World War II RLB Dagger
1St Model. Introduced in 1936 and had to be earned, not regularly issued. Nickel plated fitting. Black painted wood grip with RLB sunburst insignia on top. Guard with large eagle over a swastika. Double edge blade signed Paul Weyersberg & Co, Solingen. Metal and leather hanger attached to the black painted steel scabbard. RLB insignia attached and signed “A” mark for Assmann. Measures 14 ¼” overall.
14kt White & Yellow Gold & Gemstone Basket of Flowers Brooch.
Ca 1930’s/50’s. Detailed woven basket with flowers. Consists of 10 diamonds, 3 dark blue sapphires, 5 light blue stones, 4 rubies and 21 seed pearls. Largest diamond approximately .85. Approximately 8.3 penny weight.
Dedham Pottery "Moths" and "Poppies"
One with large poppy flower and foliate and poppy bulbs on border, 6” diameter. Designed by J. Lindon Smith, ca 1930. (glaze imperfection). Impressed mark. Other with Moth pattern (ca 1896-1928) border, 6 ¼” diameter. Stamp mark.
Cast Iron Mechanical Bank
"The Jolly Nigger"
Signed on base Manufactured by the J & E Stevens Co. Cromwell, Conn. Titled on back. Measures 7 ½” tall/ Original paint.
New England Queen Anne
Rectangular top with cut out corners and incised edge, button feet. Pegged construction. Remains of original red paint. Measures 23” x 32” x 27 ½” tall.
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Eduard Drouot (French 1859-1945) Patinated Bronze.
Titled “Pro Patria” (for one’s country” in Latin). Figural group depicting Victory with a soldier with a sword and shield. Impressed signature E. Drouot. Foundry mark VRIA BRONZES B.D. PARIS. Measures approximately 29 ½” tall.
Original 1860 Lincoln/Hamlin Ferrotype Campaign Button.
For the 1860 Presidential champagne of Lincoln and Hamlin. Also known as a tin type photograph. Early photo on Lincoln without a beard on front; Hamlin on reverse. Brass frame with embossed names and date 1860. Drilled hole on top for wearing on a chain.
Daguerreotype of Civil War Union Soldier in Uniform
Gutta Gercha Case
Antique Estate Diamond Ring.
18kt tri-color filigree setting. Platinum bezel set solitaire diamond approximately 1ct. H color, SI 2 clarity.
Ensign George E. Wingate Engraved Naval Officer's Sword
George W. Wingate was appointed an acting Ensign US Navy, on November 4, 1863 and served until his retirement on June 3, 1897. He died 3 days later, living in Malden Massachusetts.
Early American Mahogany High Boy.
Ca 1740/1760. Flat top, New England. Base with long drawer and 2 small drawers, carved shell center decorated drawer. Cabriole legs with paw feet.
WWII German SA Dagger-Un-Issued.
Still bearing original RMZ factory paper tag. Tag marked No 4000. Brown wooden grip with applied German eagle and SA monogram. Original brown metal sheath with rivet and leather hanger attached. Blade engraved ”Ulles fur Deutchland” and signed RZM M/66, 1942. Blade with original cross graining. Good original condition.
17th/18th C 19kt Iberian/Portuguese Sequille Pendant
Female miniature portrait on paper under glass set in ornate filigree frame dangling from top crest. Set with approximately 34 rose cut diamonds. Test for 19kt. Measures 2 ½” x 1 ½”. Approximately 14.46 dwt.
Late 19th C Japanese General's Sword/Rare Tortoishell grip.
Ca 1880’s. Japanese Army Kyu Gunto General’s Officer’s sword. Tortoishell grip. Ornate open work guard. With scabbard. Un cleaned, brilliant blade with wavy lines. Measures 34” overall, 27 ¼” slightly curved blade.
Johnny Daniels Florida "Highwaymen" Painting. Ca 1950’s/60’s. Johnny “Hook” Daniels (Florida 20th C). Daniels was one of the original 26 Highway men artists. The Highwaymen were a group of young African-American landscape and skyscape painters, painting un-touched Florida landscapes.They worked in the Florida citrus groves in the 1950’s. They painted their way out of the despair and poverty. Their major influence was Albert Backus (1906-1991), a white man often referred to as the Dean of Florida painters. They would sell their paintings door to door, store to store along the highways and byways of the coast. Their work has been rediscovered in the mid 1990's, and today is recognized as the work of American folk artists. Image 30” x 40”. Signed lower right.
Modern Brass Sculpture, Abdul Imao ( Phipllipines, b. 1936)
Signed & Dated '84.
Abdulmari Imao (Philippines 1936-2014). Hollow brass. Abstract sculpture with pieced circular top, internal abstract designs. Mid section with molded stylized “waves”. Base signed Abdul Imao ’84. Measures 13” tall x 8” wide.
18th/19th C Italian "After Correggio After Antonio Correggio (Italy 1489-1534).
Two female figures with a small child. Ornate carved gild frame, oval aperture. Unsigned. Image 11 ¾” x 8 ¼”. Measures 19” x 16” overall. Canvas measures 11” x 9”. Some craquelure. Later framed.
Oak Refractory Library Table.
One drawer, curved stretcher base. Four legs in form of carved Corinthian columns. Measures 84” long x 40” wide x 31 ¼” tall.
12 Section Double Arts &
Crafts Stackable Banister Bookcase.
Six graduated levels. Oak with leaded glass drop front doors on each section. Brass straps on sides. Measures 80 ½” tall x 54 ½” wide x 12 ½” deep. One small pane on bottom left cracked.
Early Oriental Kinsugi Reparied Ceramic Bowl.
Footed tan glazed earthenware bowl. Pieced and seamed repairs with gold. “Kintsugi (golden joinery) is the art of repairing broken pottery with lacquer dusted with powdered gold. The philosophy treats breakage and repairs and part of the history of an object rather than something to disguise”. (Wikipedia). Measures 6 ½” in diameter x 3 1/3” tall.
Sterling, Turquoise & Coral Bear Claw
Squash Blossom Necklace
Sterling, turquoise and coral. Silver beads double chain with 8 attached pendants with ornate design and attached large bear claws. Center larger pendant with 2 bear claws. Marked Sterling and with artist’s mark.
Pair of Victor Nehlig Oil Paintings.
Oils on board. Victor Nehlig (France, NYC 1830-1909). One with figure of peasant man with his arm around a woman, walking in a landscape. Other with a nobleman seated on a bench under a tree. Bother signed lower right and gilt frames with brass plaques. Images measure 6 ½” x 4”.
One of 7 gold coin lots, plus silver coin lots.
Amethyst Glass and Iron Religious Motif Folding Screen