5 ABBOTT STREET
FRIDAY AND SATURDAY
JULY 19 AND 20
FROM 10AM TO 3PM EACH DAY
NUMBERS FRIDAY BY 9AM
We are selling the contents of this charming home in which the family has lived for many years. One of the relatives had worked for several prominent Chestnut Street, Salem, families including the family of Sylvia Benson Lamson. Sylvia was the youngest daughter and sometime model of the esteemed American impressionist painter, Frank Benson.
In the attic of this house we have found boxes of antiques, Asian and European china, sterling silver, even books, some of which belonged to Sylvia’s father Frank. These items will be included in the sale.
There will be sterling silver trumpet vases, bowls, plates, dresser sets, a twelve piece service of Towle Candlelight flatware, and other pieces, Limoges fish set with platter and ten plates, miniature toby jugs, Asian pieces including antique rose medallion plates, cups and saucers, Chinese ginger jars, cut and pressed glass, stemware, antique dishes, Doulton Burslem pitcher, Japanese “blue Danube” china for twelves, antique brass scones, lots of linen, antique crazy quilt, firemen’s 1950s photo and news clip scrapbook of Salem, Lynn and surrounding towns, fireman’s alarm box, fire alarm, collectible fire related toys, antique barber’s oak shaving box with straight razors and other shaving equipment, some paintings including two portraits of Frank Benson’s grandson, Frank Lawson, books, beer signs, collectable toys, two miniature sewing machines, dolls, games,
vintage Christmas ornaments, lamps, and more!
Furniture to include a Victorian marble top walnut sideboard with mirror, Duncan Phyfe mahogany dining roomtable with six chairs, mahogany sideboard, Two Chippendale mahogany side chairs, Federal style mahogany china cabinet, several card tables, mahogany bedroom furniture, two fall front desks, old trunk, maple single canopy bed, Victorian marble top stand, Macey oak barrister bookcase, antique dressing screen with decorative copper reliefs, living room sofa, several semi-antique Persian carpets, two Tekke Bokhara rugs, large braided rug.
AND WE ARE STILL FINDING ITEMS IN THE ATTIC!