Selling a diverse selection of antiques, period and decorative accessories removed solely from estates, private collections and old households. The auction will begin with a few antique firearms followed by small collections of antique buttons and Inuit sculpture.
ESTATE FURNITURE: From an old Rhode Island family, a 68 X 38 X 18 curly maple 18th c. Queen Anne chest on frame with carved fan and shapely cutout skirt over slipper feet. 94 in. mahogany tall clock on ogee base with carved center detail and floral painted dial. 85 in. B.L. Gilman, Exeter (NH) birch tall clock on bracket base. 26 in. round 18th c. mahogany tip table on snake feet. 40 in. birch four drawer Hepplewhite chest on high base with flame drawer fronts. 66 in. serpentine mahogany sideboard on spade feet. Period mahogany knife box and other formal boxes. Pair banister-back side chairs with shaped crests. Distinctive 18 X 12 X 9 ½ Federal mahogany document box on bracket base with till. Continuous arm Windsor armchair with heavy plank seat over bulbous turned base. 46 in. heavily carved 18th c. Continental storage box on paw feet. Distinctive 18th c. carved Italian pedestal on carved tripod base. 64 X 38 X 19 English mahogany chest on chest on high bracket base. 36 in. English mahogany slant lid desk on French feet. Two drawer Empire sewing table on carved quadraped base. Assembled set of four bow back Windsor side chairs. Set six decorated Hitchcock side chairs with the mark of J. Brown and C.J.B., Rye, NH, removed from one of the old Brown residences in Rye. Pair thumb-back armchairs. Numerous earlier and later side tables, candlestands and stands with drawers. Grain-painted dressing table. Mt. Lebanon Shaker No. 6 rocker with later upholstery. 43 in. highback poplar dry sink. 42 in. old green dovetailed blanket box. Stands and tables in old paint and grained paint. 36 X 31 old red case of 72 drawers. Set seven Old Hickory dining chairs, incl. one armchair. Earlier O.H. armchair. Set eight early 20th c. Queen Anne style dining chairs with slip seats. Early 19th c. standing old green box-style butter churn. Small 18th c. and larger 19th c. cheese presses in natural color and old red respectively. Old blue 19th c. E. Cores patent clothes ringer. Mid-19th c. NYC origin spindle-back mahogany schoolmaster’s desk. Burl walnut marble top half commode with finely carved splash. Mission style adjustable armchair. Arts & Crafts four fold screen with embroidered panels and carved detail. Four panel Chinese 20th c. folding screen with scenic hardstone decoration. Fine early 20th c. leather upholstered armchair with carved frame. 54 X 15 decorated Asian server and others. Adrian Pearsall designed 51 in. shaped glass top coffee table. 54 in. octagonal glass top dining table on shapely grapevine root base. 47 X 51 C. 1900 mirror with floral-painted and mirrored panels. Decorative 19th and 20th c. occasional tables.
ARCHITECTURAL AND GARDEN: 71 X 29 in. 18th c. old red feather-paneled and wooden latched door from Exeter (NH) colonial. Two 19th c. 38 X 60 stained glass windows in colorful human mask, floral and leaf garland motif (1, 2). Early 20th c. 61 in. Elm Inn sign for Tourists and Travelers. Distinctive 73 in. glazed pottery patio or garden figure of Chinese hand musician. 42 in. round marble top garden table on fancy cast iron base. 27 in. round fancy wrought iron garden table with glass top. Four fold mid-20th c. wrought iron folding screen. 39 X 26 green rattan patio table with inset glass top.
FOLK ART AND SCULPTURE: 19 in. Maine eider duck decoy with distinctive carved bill. Oversized 19 in. canvasback duck decoy and other N.E. decoys (another). G. C. Robertson (Blue Hill, ME) and Del Higgins (Dexter, ME) carved miniature birds (1). Four E. W. Hill carved miniature ducks. Nantucket sailor whirligig. 32 in. 18th c. carved and polychromed seated female Chinese figure. 12 in. 18th c. carved Santo figure. 19th c. 8 ½ in. Ruff signed bronze of woman carrying child. 7” bronze fisherman with his catch. 10 in. fisherman in dory with substantial catch. Lot of old African masks (1, 2, 3). Deep-carved 20 X 16 Black Forest scene of children playing under a tree. Black Forest carved shelf clock. Pair decorative carved foo lions.
ESTATE CHINA, POTTERY AND GLASSWARE: Blue and white transferware, Royal Doulton and Royal Copenhagen figures; Pr. 22 X 18 Delft wall plaques. Good crystal and Victorian colored glassware. 4 ½ in. 1812 blown clear glass tankard with etched urns and marked Freund Shaft. Other etched glassware.
Collection of thirteen Scheier bowls of different styles, some decorated. Sel. of Fulper, Weller, Roseville and 50’s California art pottery.
ASIAN CERAMICS AND DECORATIVE ITEMS: Pr. 17 in. 18th c. Chinese blue and white covered jars with dragon motif. 19th c. 25 in. Chinese genre-paneled vase. Spectacular framed and signed assemblage of ten Dream Stones. Pr. 7 in. Shibayama on gilded enamel wood mounts. 20th c. Asian hardstone chess set. Two early 7 X 9 in. bulbous decorated Chinese ceramic jars. 19th c. decorated Chinese center bowl and underplate. Pair Satsuma 12 genre vases. Selection of Rose Medallion footed and scalloped edge serving pieces and basketed picnic sets. Canton platters, tureen and pair of vegetables. Ornamental jade or hardstone grapevine sculpture. Early Chinese 25 in. three piece bronze table lantern with dragon and cicada mounts. Other Asian pieces of interest.
FIREARMS AND EDGE WEAPONS: 9 ga. Belgian dbl. barrel shotgun. Remington Model 1863 musket and bayonet. Winchester Model 1887 10 ga. shotgun. Belgian muff pistol with carved grip. Boto knife Model 1917 trench knife in sheath. Jurkha in sheath.
MISC. ACCESSORIES: Striking 73 in. Champleve floor lamp with original fringed shade. Pair 5 ½ in. ape-form Vienna bronzes. 9 in. Japanese and 10 in. Chinese figural metallic plaques. Selection of early iron fireplace cookware. Early tape loom and shapely board-mounted grater. Seashells and seashell-framed mirrors. Selection of cast iron doorstops, including numerous terriers. Decorative leather-bound book sets. 22 in. steeple-top Federal brass andirons. Two fancy wrought iron table candelabra. 19th c. pewter. 1743 needlework sampler. NCR Co. early and fancy cast candy story cash register.
ESTATE SILVER: Selection of sterling and coin silver flatware and table accessories. Very fancy serving utensils. Pair of plated bulldog napkin rings.
ESTATE AND COSTUME JEWELRY: Good selection of gold, sterling, platinum and gemstone jewelry. Diamond tennis bracelet. Diamond solitaires and other good gemstone rings. Jensen sterling pieces. Southwest and other good hand-crafted sterling and turquoise jewelry. Assorted lots of costume jewelry.
Single owner collection of OLD BUTTONS, Forty-one lots, comprised of enamels, porcelains, Satsuma, etched, Bakelite, celluloid, metals, carved pearls, ivory, black glass, transportation and businesses, fire, police and military and more (1, 2, 3, 4).
OLD PAINTINGS AND PRINTS: Eighteen old 13 X 16 in. Chinese genre watercolors with similar borders and multiple signatures, sequentially pencil numbered en verso, to be sold as a collection. Two approx. 60 X 15 Asian scenic paintings on silk (1, 2). 12 X 13 o/p landscape, Coucher de Soleil, by Auguste Durand-Rose. 25 X 40 unsgd. o/c of American sailing ship at sea, with crew visible on deck. 20 X 40 unsgd. landscape o/c thought to be of Mt. Monadnock (NH). 28 X 22 Thomas Faed o/b, The Inn Keeper’s Daughter. Charming 12 X 17 19th c. o/c of two men boating on a river. 34 X 26 19th c. oil portrait on panel of Deacon Samuel Sampson. 14 X 19 J. F. Clymer w/c, Eider Ducks at Bonne Bay. 12 X 15 Lee L. Kaula w/c of washerwomen. 9 X 12 E. C. Smith 19th c. oil on sailcloth of American ship at sea. 16 ½ X 27 oil and composition of sailing ship, Four Brothers. 22 X 27 Continental landscape o/c. 17 X 25 Edward Lis landscape oil with colonial house. 24 X 36 A. Bross o/c of coastal rocks. 20 X 28 Reichard w/c of lighthouse scene, Pemaquid Point. 13 X 17 o/c of American Indian on horseback spearing a buffalo. 24 X 30 Mary Martin o/c of western landscape with cowboys. 13 X 17 R. Walls o/c of sailboats near the shore. C. 1900 15 X 22 o/c of kittens. 12 X 20 Rosalie Preble Barden w/c of coastal surf, Turquoise Crest. 38 X 42 N. Arthur Nilsen o/c of Amherst College historic brick building. Three attractive small portraits of early 20th c. young women. Other unsgd. decorative original works. Group of four well-framed early color engravings of Chinese river scenes. 4 ¼ X 5 ½ original James Whistler etching, Mon Viel Ami. Three 13 X 27 three section genre Japanese woodblocks (1, 2, 3). 29 X 26 framed Asian color textile of flowers and butterflies. 12 X 10 Carroll Thayer Berry etching of Mt. Katadin (ME). Small Charles H. White etching, South St., New York. 1967 Skovak Inuit etching, Man Attacking Bear. Five sporting A. B. Frost prints. Gould and other bird prints. Single lot of eleven small antique picture frames.
TERMS OF SALE:Cash or approved check. Mastercard and Visa accepted. 15% Buyer’s Premium. 5.5% ME Sales Tax applies to all purchases without copy of current resale exemption certificate. Written or oral descriptions subject to error or omission. Food and refreshments available.
***ABSENTEE BIDS: Absentee bids close at 9:30 a.m. on auction day.
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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