Willis Henry Two-Day Americana & Folk Art Auction Kicks of NH Antiques Week

August 1st & 2nd (Sat. & Sun.) at Noon
Radisson Hotel, Manchester, NH
Previews: Fri. 10-5pm & Sat. & Sun. 9:30-11:30am 

Day I & Day II: Americana & Folk Art: Both sales contain many of the same type of antiques & collectibles including collections of  redware,  stoneware, woodenware, baskets, trade signs, quilts, samplers, rugs, whirligigs, mechanical banks, grain & color painted boxes, game boards, Audubons, historical items (Day I – a Hingham Encampment w/ history, Day II – rare printed cloth map of Washington DC & silver portrait and memorials of George Washington), family registers & memorials of relatives. Both auctions include some wonderful painted and grained painted furniture and figured wood furniture from the 18th & 19th c., children’s furniture. Paintings by well known artists, Day I includes C. H. Gifford, W. P. Phelps, W. A. Wall, C. Beckett, W. Laning w/ portraits and landscapes. Day II features Howard Fertig’s collection of over 80 silhouettes including Puffy sleeve artist, rare miniatures on ivory in gold oval cases, small portraits (R. Porter, J. Ellsworth, etc.) and many portraits by artists including W. M. Prior, Wm. Kennedy, J. W. Dodge, portrait labeled Copley, portrait attributed to J. Blunt (now known as the celery tree Borden Limner), collection of Hudson River school paintings and much more.
For more information contact: Willis Henry Auctions, 781-834-7774, www.willishenryauctions.com

Willis Henry Two-Day Americana & Folk Art Auction Kicks of NH Antiques Week