Selling a diverse selection of antiques, period and decorative accessories removed solely from estates, private collections and old households.
OLD COINS, CURRENCY AND STAMPS: U.S. and World silver, gold, type coins and stamps fresh from private estates and collections. Some highlights include 1893 silver dollar, 1893CC silver dollar, U. S. proof gold eagles, as well as 1917 $2.00 cut sheet. Download catalog listing here.
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FURNITURE: Queen Anne flat top maple highboy with original brasses. 40 X 19 Sheraton four drawer chest with bird's-eye maple inlay, center drop panel and reeded legs. Distinctive Sheraton style turned leg two drawer stand with curly maple drawer fronts. 51 in. 18th c. two drawer pine blanket chest with three false drawers over a high raised base. 18th c. flax wheel in original finish. Early J. Bell tall case clock and another fine tall case clock with moon phase dial. 38 in. George Marsh & Co. split column shelf clock with carved columns. Federal mirrors with painted tablets. 58 X 29 early 19th c. giltwood mirror with fancy crest and figural plaque. Good gilded split column mirrors. 45 in. diam. figured hardwood early 19th c. card table. Good Chippendale mirrors. B. A. Bremond, S. Troll and J. H. Heller MUSIC BOXES. 22 X 13 19th c. fancy carved and gilded Italian mirror and brackets. 81 X 22 three section folding screen with etched mirrored glass panels. Pair of Queen Anne needlepoint-upholstered lyreback side chairs. Pair of Shaker ladderback side chairs in crusty orig. finish. 44 X 20 19th c. dough box on turned legs. Set of six Empire mahogany side chairs. 47 1/2 in. tapered leg 19th c. mahogany deep drop leaf dining table on tapered legs. 76 in. shaped back Victorian sofa with carved crest. Mid-19th c. mahogany armchairs, one with lion's head arms and one with heavy carved crest rail. 19th c. doctor's traveling mahogany medicine chest. 30 X 24 19th c. gaming table with checkerboard top. C. 1920 cruise ship deck chair. 26 X 37 adjustable top table on sculptural cast iron base. Other interesting period and other occasional furniture in old finish, including children's seating. Single and pair of French style upholstered armchairs. Three piece Victorian cast iron GARDEN seating group.
Selection of AMERICAN PAINTED FURNITURE: Two drawer old red blanket chest with shaped skirt. 79 X 48 step-back old yellow grain-painted cupboard. Numerous blanket boxes in original old green, red and grained paint and a genre and floral decorated example from the Morse family of Danvers, MA. Old mustard-painted dressing table with fruit accents. Set of four old green country Hitchcock side chairs. Numerous shapely old painted footstools.
Large selection of better ESTATE STERLING SILVER flatware and hollow-ware, including two six piece Sterling coffee/tea services, one Gorham, and both on original 27 in. sterling trays. Sterling accessories.
Selection of fine ESTATE JEWELRY. Good selection of gold, silver, platinum and gemstone jewelry. Better costume jewelry. Lady's 18k Rolex Oyster Perpetual wrist-watch. Other good watches and accessories.
ACCESSORIES: 38 X 34 Chinese hand-painted silk hanging of elder with his student. Graphic fern and floral 27 in. 19th c. pierced edge tin tray. 18th and 19th c. household woodenware and baskets, including old yellow two pocket hanging basket, heart-inlaid and decorated boxes, Wilder and J. Burr containers and much more. Early tinware and ironware. 1882 BANK building cast iron still bank. Interesting old desk accessories. Large and varied collection of figural and other cookie cutters. Framed display of better old buttons. Original old black on white wooden sign from North End Pizza, Boston. Fancy table linens. Good quilts and textiles, including Beverly, MA 1866 signature quilt. Early 20th c. 31 X 17 X 18 dollhouse with period furnishings. Heischmann toy steam driven workshop with accompanying craftsman. Child's Express Wagon.
18TH AND 19TH C. LIGHTING: Early brass petal base candlestick. Standing two light candlestand on primitive base. Good tin and glass table lighting, including rare forms. Single and Double student lamps. Fancy brass Victorian fluid lamps and early electrics.
ESTATE CHINA, POTTERY AND GLASSWARE: 25 1/2 in. graphic old genre-decorated Chinese vase. Chinese export ware. Varied old blue and white transfer. Majolica. Rookwood, Awaji. Mobach. Staffordshire. Mettlach 1/2L figural stein. Etched Victorian glassware with color. Sandwich and Vaseline sticks. Good decorated stoneware. Selection of old yellow-ware food molds and Turk's heads.
ORIENTAL AND HOOKED RUGS of many sizes, regions and descriptions, viewable with lot numbers here.
VINTAGE CLOTHING: Ladies' and men's vintage clothing, including antique silk kimono and other lady's silk pieces, metal threaded man's c. 1900 cloak from India and c. 1920 tailor-made man's smoking jacket.
FOLK ART AND DOLLS: Graphic 1824 and 1829 samplers from Townshend and Taunton, MA. Other 19th c. samplers. 1866 Beverly, MA family signature quilt. 27 1/2 X 18 1/2 19th c. gameboard in original old muted red color. Primitive merganser decoy. Early cloth and leather head dolls. Old doll clothes. 19th c. stuffed animal toys. Early Steiff 12 in. teddy bear.
EPHEMERA, PHOTOGRAPHY, BOOKS AND PAPER: 1865 Abraham Lincoln Stevengraph mourning ribbon. 1827 Dover, NH reward notice for escaped criminal. 19th c. Portland, ME Window Shade and Wall Paper advertising broadside. Qtr. plate daguerreotype of four young siblings, dressed identically. 9th plate tintype of Civil War soldier, Roscoe Jordan of Auburn, ME. Eliot Porter's American Birds, 1953. Baudelaire's Les Fleurs du Mal. Fransie Killaars, Rotterdam, 2012. George Rickey's Kinectic.
Large selection of largely 20th c. books from a private library from which individuals may make up their own box lots with a minimum starting bid per box of $100.00. Box lots will be limited to a maximum of twelve books per lot.
OLD PAINTINGS AND PRINTS: Selection of fourteen good framed 19th c. miniature portraits, mainly from one old private collection, nine viewable here. 19th c. silhouettes. 11 1/2 X 17 Victor de Pauw, '38 pastel of Chinatown, NY street scene. 24 X 32 Catherine Zernichow (1864-1942) o/c of school children at their desks. 24 X 18 old reverse painting of Abraham Lincoln. 19th c. 31 X 76 in. unframed o/c of Continental fort by a waterway. Works by Panos Ghikas (1920-2012): 14 1/2 X 21 1/2 abstract w/c, Corn Stalks and 28 X 40 abstract o/c, Red, Yellow Energies on a Romantic Land. 20 X 22 Genarro Prozzo, 1967 colored artist's proof of Fulton Fish Market, New York City. 28 X 40 Elyot Henderson, '39 o/c of farmhouse by a country road. Pair of 19th c. 23 X 19 male/female o/b portraits from the Sprague Family, Merrymount, MA. Other good 19th c. unsigned family portraits of children. Landscapes and portraits by M. J. A. Park, Dewitt Hardy, R. J. Neary (1, 2), Geo. Dearborn, Robert Eric Moore and some unsigned works. Framed Biddle and Greenough color bookplates of American Indians. Hodgson and Graves color hunt engravings, The Melton Breakfast and The Meet At Melton. 1912 Bakst color prints of Continental costumery. Good selection of decorative art works and prints.
TERMS OF SALE: Cash or approved check. Mastercard or Visa accepted. 17% Buyer’s Premium, discounted to 15% when paid by cash or good check. 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. Absentee bids close at 9:30 a.m. on auction day.
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