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Mark Lawson Antiques & Auctioneers Announces an Important Onsite Auction of the Saratoga Springs, NY, Estate of a Longtime Horse-Racing Family

Saturday, May 17, 2003 at noon
Preview Thursday and Friday, 10 a.m. until 4 p.m., Saturday, 8 a.m. until sale time
719 North Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY
Featuring a large group of fine period and antique furniture, carpets and decorative objects


Period: Sheraton mahogany sideboard, Duncan Phyfe style dining table, Assembled set of 12 Federal side chairs, Painted pine Sheraton ottoman, 19th century Empire card table, mahogany pembroke table, Bowfront Hepplewhite chest of 4 drawers mahogany, Sheraton tiger maple tilt top candle stand, Windsor arm chair, Regency paint decorated satinwood armchair 19th century mahogany canterbury, painted 18C corner chair, Floral painted tilt top table, Cherry tester bed, Sheraton bowfront tiger maple 1820s chest of 4 drawers, Miniature 19th century blanket chest, classical couch, ca. 1830 Hepplewhite inlay chest of drawers,2 Sheraton mahogany bedside stands,Maple tester bed,William & Mary pine blanket chest, Curly maple 1-drawer stand , great surfaceSheraton cherry mahogany & BEM veneer 4 drawer chest, Pine 1-drawer stand, Grain painted 6 drawer chest,Sheraton library table, Sheraton armchair, 2 drawer cherry and maple stand, Chippendale corner potty chair, 18C wing back armchair,Black painted bannister back , Mahogany slant front desk, Sheraton custom work chair,18th century bannister back armchair, Classical early 19C painted day bed bracket foot Blanket chest, Cherry 1-drawer stand, Pembroke table fluted legs,Cannonball bed, Tester bed, Windsor chair, Regency mahogany cooler, 18C English settle bench, paneled back, cabriole leg,18C tilt top table, Maple 19th century 1-drawer workstand, Hepplewhite bowfront chest of 4 drawers, Cherrywood 1-drawer stand with star inlay knob, Hepplewhite cherry Pembroke table, Pine cottage painted drysink commode, Sheraton mahogany bowfront 4dr chest, Sheraton mahogany 2 drawer sofa table, Curly maple Federal saber leg rocker, 19th century library table, Tilt top 18C table, Green floral painted 19C chifferobe, Floral painted satinwood Regency settee, C1800 urn finial single bed, Sheraton 2-dr dl cherry stand,18C maple chair, Primitive chairs, Sheraton carved rectangular card table, 18C American wing back armchair, Regency armchair, 2 19C nests of 4 Chinoiserie tables, Gd Tea caddy, 18C slant front mahogany desk, 3 Cast iron Gothic Revival motif garden benches, by F.P. Morris & Co., PA, 1842

Decorative: 19C Boulle marquetry & bronze Louis XV style table,19C Regency style satinwood veneer writing desk, mahogany hall table, 3pc mahog parlor set, Primitive drop-leaf pine table, wicker set, porch rockers,1-drawer kitchen table,Cast iron base, marble top table, Carved mahogany claw foot dressing table,Pair of French fruitwood stands Floral painted 20th century drop-leaf gate leg table Cushman maple: many dressers, beds and mirrors

Shaker: Red washed Shaker side chair,Black finish Shaker #4 armless rocker,Shaker armchair, Shaker #4 side chair, #5 Shaker rocker,Short Shaker side chair,#4 armless Shaker rocker,Shaker rocker w/ towel bar Victorian: (many pieces from old Grand Union Hotel)walnut MTcoffee table,Red inset MT stand ,MOP inlay gilt papier mache chair, MOP inlay scenic papier mache tilt top stand,Painted pine sewing stand,walnut side table,Carved walnut couch, 2 Oval walnut tables,3 walnut armchairs, Lg MT walnut hall table,walnut carved side chair,Rect. walnut MT stand,Victorian transitional mahogany veneer dresser,mahogany gentleman’s chest,4 carved mahogany chairs,Low Victorian upholstered chair. Superb Matching pr of Victorian MT mirrored cherry dressers,Victorian marble top reeded leg table,

Art Work

Jenness Cortez orig o/c Sunday Silence, Secretariat & Dog bronzes, 30 remarqued signed prints, 1887 Kentucky Derby print,Monumental Horse painting, sgd W.P. Cleary, w/c Girl with 2 Dogs Percy Moran,“Les Dames de l’Hippodrome” w/c V. Adam ca1860, J.B. Sword w/c dog, Saratoga Battle HC engraving.Large folio John Walsh American Sporting Trout Fishing Scene, Gean Smith o/c 1916 horse “Bingara”, lg folio 19C print, Winter in the Country, John Leech o/b fox hunt scene.many more still to be cataloged.

Decorative Objects & Smalls

Swan base CI 19C fountain,19c mirrored hanging display shelf, Early 19c French automaton clock, 19c painted pine wooden jardiniere, 19c giltwood & gesso mahogany mirror cupid design,Pr lawn ornament Greyhounds,monumental Italian pottery covered urn,2 Sheraton style hanging fixture,19C pr French bronze dore mounted porcelain urn candelabra, Federal giltwood & gesso overmantle mirror,19c Sheraton giltwood & gesso reverse painted mirror eglomise panel child & rabbit,Birds eye maple mirror,19c Dutch marquetry mirror,Ca1800 mirror with eagle,Pair Victorian mahogany ripple moulded mirrors,19c folk art carved brush holder,19c pair cranberry glass mantle lusters, Federal carved mahogany mirror, pottery bull cistern,Horse doorstop,19c giltwood &gesso mirror,19c curly maple frame mirror, 19c Berlin Ironwork German figural dresser mirror,Large CI Scotty doorstop, Horse CI doorstop,Basket flowers CI doorstop,Ca1900 pair lion head brass beveled girondole mirrors, Ca1790 English mahogany kettle stand,18c pipe box ,fine pr 18C dbl arm brass sconces,19c pair gilded bronze sconces,19Cgiltwood gesso overmantel mirror,19c mahogany barometer, Crystal chandelier, Super Victorian walnut acanthus & floral carved fire screen,Fancy fireplace fenders,Several pairs Federal andirons, 2 Lawn Jockeys,Ideal CI parlor stove,19c pair CI garden urns, fox hunt hooked rug

Rugs & Carpets

Senneh Silk foundation blossom field rug,Senneh diamond medallion rug,Good 19C Indian carpet, nice roomsize 1920s Sarouk, many more good rugs and carpets.

China & Glassware & Silver

3 butlers pantries full including Minton, Lalique, Limoges, Lenox, Wedgewood, Spode, Old Paris, Coalport, Royal Crown Derby, Lots of crystal, many serving pieces and table garnitures.
Sale held onsite at 719 North Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY. Call for information and directions 518-587-8787 or visit our webste at

Auctioneer: Alan Gusse

Terms: 12% buyers premium. 2% discount for cash or check. Visa and Mastercard accepted. Cash or checks with proper ID. Telephone and order bids accepted with deposit. Not responsible for errors or omissions. All sales final. Cash payment only accepted for rugs and carpets. 7% NYS sale tax without resale certificate.

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