Selling a diverse selection of antiques, period and decorative accessories removed solely from estates, private collections and old households.
EARLIER FURNITURE: Stately 18thc. 113 in. burlwood tall case clock on bun feet with carved and gilded angel and Atlas ornaments above a fret-work bonnet, the dial marked Antony Janszen, Amsterdam, the clock removed from the owner’s home in working condition. 84 in. classical sofa on fancy brass feet, having various carved detail and brass inlaid figured mahogany paneling and brass rosettes. Tapered leg Federal mahogany card table with teardrop and string inlaid panels. Demilune tapered leg Federal card table from an old Baltimore family with floral, checkered and string inlay. 66 in. mahogany sideboard on spade feet with fluted body and leg detail. 18th c. coastal N.E. armchair with bulbous front stretcher and out-turning arms. Set three banister back side chairs from an old Maine home.
Two drawer reeded leg sewing table with bag drawer. 33 in. octagonal mahogany tip tea table on snake-foot tripod base. Two drawer rope leg mahogany work table on brass casters. Set of four lyre back Empire side chairs. 55 X 29 X 27 in. 18th c. pine sawbuck table with old brown base and scrub top. 56 X 43 in. oval topped 18th c. hutch table on fancy shoe-foot base. 36 X 24 in. stretcher-base maple tap table. 67 X 39 X 20 in. flat top maple highboy. Early 19th c. cherry slant lid desk on cutout base with simple interior. Comb-grained slant lid desk on turned legs original to the Usher family, Buxton, ME. Tall N.E. two drawer blanket chest on bracket base. ME grain-painted child’s bureau. Early 19th c. 29 X 22 in. hanging two door pine corner cupboard. Old 53 X 39 X 10 in. mustard-painted case of fourteen drawers made by Will Dennett of Salmon Falls, ME. Old yellow canted five tier hanging shelf. Black and red grain-painted blanket chest on high cutout base. Seven spindle fanback Windsor side chair. Fine design old red-stained NH birch octagonal top candlestand on spider legs with well-developed spade feet. Scroll-leg mahogany bookstand with adjustable tilting top and candle slides. Terry style pillar and scroll shelf clock. 32 in. stencil-decorated Maine mustard-painted deck top dressing table. 80 X 42 in. ash and pine glazed top stepback cupboard. Brother Gregory spindle-back rocker. Good sets of spice drawers. 18th c. hanging meat rack. Selection of country occasional furniture.
LATE 19TH AND EARLY 20TH C. FURNITURE: Dragons’ and lions’ heads deep-carved late 19th c. Chinese throne-style armchair. 49 in. tall X 16 X 32 Asian rosewood sofa table with openwork carved skirt. 39 X 29 X 20 walnut collector’s cabinet. 69 X 39 in. burl walnut paneled graduated six drawer lock-side chest with glove drawer above. 38 X 24 in. one drawer walnut library table with fancy base. Rare 19th c. paint-decorated Italian street vendor’s portable display stand with attached candle lanterns. Three section mirrored giltwood hat rack with owl and Shakespearian mask decoration. Three Old Hickory armchairs (back), one with rare spring steel base. Tall demilune two tier wire plant stand. Distinctive 68 in. inlaid mahogany dining table, the leaves extending it to 116 in., accompanied by the matching set of eight dining chairs with inlaid crest panels. Tall leaded glass oak barrister bookcase with five graduated sections. Other oak and mahogany barrister bookcases. Two formal open bookcases, one with carved crestwork and the other with brass gallery. 54 X 30 in. glazed door oak bookcase. Mission style oak fall front desk and mission cross stretcher based tabouret on four shaped legs. Unusual c. 1910 leather top gaming table, the top reversible, having alternate felt playing surface, and the interior being a sunken inlaid backgammon surface. Victorian marble shelf clock with classical detail. Unusual wooden fernery, the exterior decorated in a scenic Japanese motif. Upholstered and inlaid mahogany gent’s chair with carved lion’s head crest. Fine four drawer walnut Willimantic Spool Cotton cabinet with graphic paper advertising on back side. Full sized C. 1910 Sheraton style bed with fine reeded posts fitted for a tester. Pair fancy early form maple twin beds. Bernardo mid-20th c. Plycraft side chair and unmarked companion pieces. Good 19th and 20th c. occasional furniture.
ESTATE SILVER: Caldwell, Gorham and other good flatware services. Rare 10 ½ in. repousse Stieff coffee pot. Stieff, Tiffany and other fancy sterling serving utensils. Set ceramic-lined repousse Caldwell custards. Fine six piece sterling coffee/tea service, marked “Handmade”. Good bureau silver and ladies’ accessories. Oversized fancy silver-plated dome-covered roast platter. Small size Sheffield plate coffee urn with lion mask mounts. 14 in. gladiator form silver-plated lamp base.
ESTATE JEWELRY: Selection of gold, sterling, gemstone and costume jewelry.
OLD LIGHTING: Fancy brass C. 1895 combination gas/electric chandelier with opalescent shades. C. 1875 electrified “T” chandelier with etched shades. Four arm gasolier with decorative hanging glass orbs. Hanging Victorian fixtures, including cranberry opalescent and repousse brass store examples. Bigelow-Kennard, Boston 22 in. mosaic stained glass hanging shade fixture. Stylish 16 in. round Art Deco fixture. Stylish exterior metallic lighting (1, 2, 3). Fancy brass banquet lamp with cupids shade. B&H bulbous bronze kerosene lamp with applied fishes. Various motif Asian ceramic vase lamps.
ESTATE CHINA, GLASSWARE AND POTTERY: Hull/Pike commemorative soft paste pitcher. Stubbs and Kent and other makers deep blue Staffordshire. Blue transferware. Set Mayfield brown transferware dinner service. Graphic and colorful J. Barid signed Limoges fish service. Blue sponge and brown spatterware. Stately old 72 in. Japanese temple vase in exotic bird and floral decoration. Bulbous 15 ½ in. 19th c. Japanese vase in floral motif and other various motif Asian vases (side 2) (base), now lamps. Sakura 19 in. blue and white cherry blossoms charger. Set of six Imari 8 ½ in. plates and 11 in. bowl. 11 in. desert motif Noritake vase. 16 in. Mettlach type footed center bowl in genre motif. 10 in. Majolica dragon-handled planter, fish-form pitcher, monkey-form humidor and fancy planter with griffin mounts. Old chalk wall mount mask of black female. Collection of over eighty old architectural, commemorative, Delft, floral and scenic ceramic tiles, sold in lots by style. Books on tile collecting. Whale oil and fluid lamps, including coinspot examples. 7 in. 18th c. deep green blown spirits bottle. Cornucopia and Keene Masonic flasks. 13 ½ in. labeled Warsaw pickle jar. 11 in. figural Poland Water bottle (detail), with H. Ricker embossed name (detail). Rare Orcutt & Crafts, Portland (ME) 12 in. ovoid stoneware jug. Good bird and other blue-decorated stoneware. Pottery umbrella stand with raised figure of heron.
GRAPHIC ART POTTERY: 9 in. Chelsea Keramic flask. 6 ½ in. Weller Sicard irrid. vase. 6 in. Clewell green patina vase. 5 in. unsigned Clement Massier (?) vase. Art pottery by Fulper, Dorchester, Marblehead, Wheatley, Hampshire, Roseville and others, including selection of flower frogs.
FOLK ART: Seven good decoys and a shorebird, some with carved detail, one from Mackey Collection. 36 in. Ethan Allen running horse weathervane figure in old verdigris with traces of gilt. 32 in. swordfish sword with inlaid wooden handle, the sword decorated in maritime scenes and American eagle with flag. Early 36 in. primitive carved horse. ME Indian axe head found on Buxton farmland.
OLD TOYS AND DOLLS: 31 in. Keystone water pump tower fire truck. 19 in. Keystone fire ladder wagon, without horses. Tammany bank. Unique Art “Kiddy Cyclist” with orig. box. Engineer-designed scale model open car with photo of full-sized car. German dolls, including closed mouth 21 in. Gottschalk bisque head. Miniature bisque dolls. Selection of later Steiff animals.
OLD RUGS, TEXTILES AND VINTAGE CLOTHING: Selection of large area and smaller oriental rugs . Hooked rugs, including 24 X 36 in. primitive horse, 21 X 32 in. primitive dog, cottage hooked mat, two Waldoboro rugs, one in oriental motif and 11 X 7’ 8 in. striped design home-hooked area rug. Good silk crazy quilt. Old family linens. 19th c. ladies’ vintage clothing, hats, shoes, trims and accessories. Old buttons. Older wedding dress with long train.
PERIOD ACCESSORIES: 16 in. painted Empire tin dresser made for the Stevens children of the Stevens family of tinsmiths, Westbrook, ME. 19th c. steam engine working model made by Edward Buffum Varney, No. Berwick, ME, inventor of the Varney Veneer Vat Hoist (detail 1, 2 ). Tree of life decorated brass coal pan. Good brass and 18th c. wrought andirons. 22 in. brass fireplace kettle and firetools. Early pierced tin lanterns. 18th c. iron box locks. Hogscrapers. Early tray-form brass whale oil chamber lamp. Rare pair of gilt-decorated glass double burner whale oil lamps and others. 19th c. Continental fancy brass coffee-making apparatus. 19th c. 24 in. iron-bound ship’s wheel and portside lamp. Good cold-painted bronzes, incl. India boy beside his donkey, birds, etc. Early ivory chess set. Early household woodenware, incl. old green heart-shaped cutting board and hewn bowl in old black. Early child’s old red T-handled pull sled. Old NY grocer’s basket and store signs. Early set of small precision turning chisels. Decorated English fire bucket. Bear-form and other carved walking sticks. Good old sewing accessories. West Gloucester Shaker Lemon Syrup bottle, Shaker sieve and brush. 19th c. pewter hollow-ware. Graphic 19th c. advertising items and containers, incl. Warner’s Safe Cure in box (detail) and framed ad depicting Pabst Famous Blue Ribbon Winners (six horse team). Frankart, incl. lamp in form of spread-arm girl and other figural pieces of the era. Good selection of cast iron doorstops, incl. 10 in. standing rabbit with top hat, 11 in. Old Salt, 16 in. flower basket, terriers, cottage and floral examples. Granger “Special” fly rod. 35 in. model canoe with decorated paddles made by Sylvester Francis, Old Town, ME. Another early 47 in. canoe with lot of rustic accessories. Mounted deer head on John Bellamy carved plaque from old Kittery Pt. family. Mounted water buffalo horns. Stuffed gazelle head and ring-necked pheasant.
BOOKS, PAPER AND PHOTOGRAPHY: The World Displayed, 2nd ed. in 19 leather vols., for Newbery and Carnan, 1768. Chapman & Hall’s 12 vols. half leather-bound Dickens’ Works. Leslie’s The Soldier in Our Civil War, 1893, 2 vols. I.R. Outhwaite’s 1929 Fairyland. Maxfield Parrish illus. books, The Arabian Nights and Poems of Childhood. N.C. Wyeth illus. books, The Scottish Chiefs, Westward Ho and Drums. Large collection of books by Kate D. Wiggin. Prescott’s Conquest of Mexico. 19th c. Stevengraph Lincoln ribbon. 1902 invitation to a dinner in honor of President Roosevelt at The Omaha Club, accompanied by Rinehart signed image of Teddy. Good lot of early U.S. and World road and railroad pocket maps. Postcards. J. Michaelson, artist, Nixon’s the One poster. Lot of early movie star publicity photos. Early family lots of Civil War soldier photographs. Misc. good family dags and ambros. Lot of Harvard class CDV’s. Large family collection of boxed and loose stereoviews, incl. Russo-Japanese War, San Francisco quake, Arizona, Holy Land, Italy, China, Japan, So. Africa, European, American views with presidents. WWI era enameled album of hand-colored photographs of Japan scenes, architecture and people.
OLD PAINTINGS AND PRINTS: 52 X 40 oil portrait of a young girl in blue, sitting in a field, the work signed Dawson Dawson-Watson, OIX, and mounted in a carved frame with the carved monogram JF. Eleven paintings by Simka Simkhovitch and some unfinished works, the last offering of works from his family collection at our auction. Also offered are fifteen scenic and floral oils and watercolors by Gibeon E. Bradbury, Maine artist and neighbor to the Kimball farm in Buxton, from which the paintings are removed. Mayer, Weber minia. portraits. Two fine 19th c. 9 X 11 interior scene oils depicting an affectionate mother and her child ( 1, 2 ). 13 X 9 1928 Marie Laurencin w/c of young girl. 20 X 30 C. F. Witman 19th c. winter landscape with team of horses being driven through the snow. 30 X 25 mid-19th c. Francis Alexander oil portrait of Mary Sheafe Swett (1823-1893) of South Berwick, ME (detail). 12 X 20 H.W. Robinson o/c of mill on woodland stream. Four small H. R. Burdick landscape oils. 12 X 22 CWC signed o/c of house on rocky cliff. 20 X 32 unsigned o/c of tranquil woodland stream. 12 X 15 Berd w/c of fishermen mending nets. Indistinctly signed 16 X 20 townscape o/c. 23 X 18 Lorimer (?) sgd. 1960 ink on paper of crouched nude. Fourteen Maxfield Parrish prints. Thayer’s View of the Grand Mass Washingtonian Convention on Boston Common, 30th of May, 1844. N. Currier’s Burning of the Ocean Monarch of Boston, Aug. 24, 1848. Other good prints.
TERMS OF SALE: Cash or approved check. Mastercard and Visa accepted. 15% Buyer’s Premium. 5% ME Sales Tax applies to all purchases without copy of current resale exemption certificate. Written or oral descriptions subject to error or omission.** Absentee bids close at 9:30 a.m. on auction day. ** Food and refreshments available.
DIRECTIONS: Take Exit 7 (The Yorks) from I-95 to Rte. One and follow Rte. One north 2/10 mi. to the Goodwin Building on the right at corner of Raydon Rd. SEE MAP
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