BRANFORD, Conn. – On Thursday, September 21, New England Auctions – Fred Giampietro presents the Collection of Lincoln and Jean Sander, comprising 210 lots of exceptional American antiques within a strong 446-lot sale. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
Lincoln Sander was a prominent dealer of antiques who was active for more than 40 years. He served as the executive director of the Antique Dealers Association of America from 2007 to 2016, and he and his wife, Jean, lived in a historic house in Newtown, Connecticut that dated to 1748. He died in January 2022 at the age of 82.
Standouts within the Sander collection lots include a circa-1760 cherry wood Queen Anne flat-top highboy and matching lowboy made in Wethersfield, Connecticut. Described as ‘important,’ the pair are together estimated at $25,000-$50,000.
Also certain to turn heads are a pair of leather fire buckets dating to the year 1800 with images commemorating the death of George Washington. Stated as being in excellent condition, with their paint in original condition, the pair has an estimate of $10,000-$15,000.
Other prizes include a bannister-back armchair made circa 1720 in Portsmouth, New Hampshire and estimated at $8,000-$12,000, and a circa-1785 tall case clock in maple with a brass dial, signed by Reuben Ingraham. It is estimated at $4,000-$8,000.