FINE ANTIQUES & ESTATES AUCTION
Saturday, March 28, 2015 TBD
Radisson Hotel – Plymouth, MA 02360 (exit 6)
Preview: Friday TBD; Saturday TBD
Phone Number: (508) 747-4900
Address: 180 Water Street, Plymouth, MA 02360
Website: Radisson Hotel – Plymouth Harbor
Willis Henry Auctions, Inc. will hold an Estates & Antiques Auction on March 28th at the Radisson Hotel in
historic Plymouth, Massachusetts. An exceptional group of antique furniture and accessories from
several collections will be offered including the estate of Priscilla Alden (Crocker) Archibald of Powder
Point, Duxbury, Massachusetts (world traveler, artist, and active in garden clubs); the estate of Bill
Moore of Milton, Massachusetts (taught at Milton Academy for 30 years, collected NH landscapes and
many assorted antiques from St. Johnsbury, VT); and several private collections.
Some of the wonderful items to be auctioned include an 18th c. desk on frame in maple, tiger maple and
chestnut with an old red stain crackle finish, which has been passed down from the Solomon Lincoln
family of Hingham, MA; an early 19th c. Federal two-piece secretary in mahogany with glazed doors on
the top; an 18th c. Queen Anne tiptop tea table with snake legs; an early 18th c. maple and ash armchair
with tall turned finials; an 18th c. maple and pine corner chair with brown/red stain; a Sheraton
diminutive drop leaf table on wheels; two Chippendale tall chests with six graduated drawers; several
Chippendale four-drawer chests; a set of six 19th c. birdcage Windsor armchairs; a set of six 19th c.
Pennsylvania plank seat side chairs; a 19th c. Federal diminutive three-drawer chest; and three 18th c.
Governor Winthrop desks; and several other desks, chests, chairs, blanket chests, etc.
Important accessories include approximately 65 lots of jewelry from the estate of Priscilla Archibald
(diamonds, sapphires, emeralds, pearls, turquoise, etc. as necklaces, bracelets, earrings and pins). Four
pieces appraised by EGL USA at $20,000-30,000, and four pieces appraised by EGL USA at $2,000-3,000.
Many fine paintings, prints and watercolors from artists such as Joseph Lindon Smith, Benjamin
Champney, Ralph Blakelock, William Preston Phelps, F. Stewart Greene, W.H. Titcomb, James Lechay; a
collection of books also from the estate of Priscilla Archibald; Native American pottery, Hawaiian bowls,
stoneware and crocks; country store regulator clock; mirrors; lamps; Oriental rugs; Asian items including
Japanese tsuba, Chinese pottery, large fan with cranes and blossoms, Chinese calligraphy; and much
For information please call 781-834-7774 or email [email protected]
MC/Visa, 18% buyer’s premium, MA Lic. #294