Antique furniture and fine art from the MacNider estate will be auctioned by Susanin's, Sept. 20th
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A marvelous collection of antique furniture and fine art from the estate of Lt. Gen. Hanford MacNider and his son, industrialist Jack MacNider – names synonymous with Mason City, Iowa, where they lived most of their lives – will be sold Sept. 20.

CHICAGO - illiNews -- An impressive collection of antique furniture and fine art from the estate of Lt. Gen. Hanford MacNider and his son, the industrialist Jack MacNider – names synonymous with Mason City, Iowa, where they lived most of their lives – will be a major component in Susanin's Fall Premiere Auction on Friday, September 20th, online and in Susanin's gallery in Chicago.

Hanford MacNider (1889-1968), who also went by Jack, was a soldier, businessman, statesman and even a presidential candidate over a long and brilliant career, during which he served with distinction in both World Wars. His son Jack (1927-2000) was the former president and CEO of Northwestern States Portland Cement Company, which the family controlled from 1908-1990.

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Furniture from the MacNider estate will be led by an early 19th century American Sheraton pine quadruple chair back settee with four X form chair back supports, scrolled arms and a cane seat with green cotton cushion (est. $3,000-$5,000); and an American 18th century Chippendale chest on chest maple five-drawer chest atop a four-drawer chest, 82 inches tall (est. $2,000-$4,000).

A 19th century English mahogany library cabinet with an upper cabinet comprising two hinged doors with a central sliding door, and a lower cabinet with two hinged doors and a sliding panel, should command $2,000-$4,000; while an early 19th century American pine tall case clock with a face that reads, "John Taylor York Town 1810", 92 ½ inches tall, is estimated at $1,000-$1,500.

Two fine art lots carry identical estimates of $1,500-$2,000. The first is a lithograph by Mary Cassatt (American, 1904), titled Sara Wearing Her Bonnet and Coat (circa 1904), from an edition of about 100, unsigned. The second is an egg tempera on board by Peter Hurd (American, 1904-1984), titled Day's End, signed lower left and measuring 22 inches by 22 inches (sight).

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Returning to furniture, an 18th century American Chippendale mahogany oxbow slant front desk above four drawers and raised on bracket feet is expected to finish at $1,000-$1,500; a 19th century tiger maple chest of drawers, 41 inches tall, should go for $1,000-$1,500; and an 18th century American Queen Anne maple high boy, 72 inches tall, is estimated at $1,000-$1,500.

To learn more about Susanin's Auctioneers & Appraisers and the September 20th auction, visit ww2.susanins.com.

Contact
Max Condon
***@susanins.com


Source: Susanin's Auctions
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