Auction of Estate Antiques
Saturday, June 24th, 2017 at 10:00 a.m.
Previews Friday, June 23rdfrom 2:00 to 5:45 p.m.,
From 8:00 to 10:00 a.m. on the Day of Sale
Or By Appointment, Highly Encouraged.
Selling a diverse selection of antiques, period and decorative accessories removed solely from estates, private collections and old households.
Download a complete listing of Auction Lots by category, including additional silver and other lots added on 6/19/17.
FURNITURE: 18th c. 34 X 22 splay leg pine tavern table on button feet. Early 18th c. banister back rocker with buttocks crest and bulbous stretchers and banister back side chair from same family with buttocks crest. Early Windsor side chairs. Early Salem mahogany bowfront four drwr. chest with rope columns. Empire two drawer work table on pedestal and carved talon base. Bracket-based early 19th c. birch four drwr. chest with string inlay. 18th c. PA walnut blanket box on splayed feet. 18th c. blanket boxes in orig. finish, including old green and miniature 19th c. example in old blue underpaint. 18th c. 20 in. diam. old red stand from the old Hasty family, So. Berwick, ME. Good one drawer stands. Old blue butter churn, Deck top paint-decorated dressing table, attrib. to Madison Tuck (1809 -1894) Hallowell, ME. Set of six c. 1840 graphic paint-decorated country dining chairs. 18th c. 47 in. pine hutch table. Alfred Shaker wool wheel with the maker mark of Samuel Ring (SR.AL). Early 20th c. tall case clock, the case decorated in the folk art manner by York, ME clock maker and inventor, Charles Young, using decorative picture frame mouldings and spindlework. 19th c. ball and claw foot wing chair. Asian furniture, including 19th c. serpent and dragon-carved 22 in. diam. marble-inset rosewood stand. Heavily-carved needlepoint-upholstered Victorian gent’s chair. Fancy 19th c. gesso-framed mirror with candle cups. Other good mirrors. Early 20th c. 43 in. sixteen drwr. collector cabinet. C. 1920 48 X 24 pine trestle dining table. Interesting occasional furniture. Fancy Victorian shelf clocks.
ITEMS OF SPECIAL INTEREST: George Washington Inaugural button in good condition (back). Nearly unused condition C. 1905 16 ft. wooden canoe, #2191, possibly Old Town, Robertson or Charles River.
ESTATE CHINA, GLASSWARE AND POTTERY: Eight pieces of marked and dated Sevres dinner porcelain from the LP monogrammed service of Louis Philippe, having French family provenance. 18 ½ in. Nanking Chinese master tea caddy. 9 ½ in. Chinese blue and white ewer. 8 ½ in. Blanc de Chine female figure on elephant. Small selection of American country redware and stoneware. Mettlach steins. Scheier bowls. Soft paste. Scenic deep blue and white platters. 1906 Portland, ME Masonic pitcher. Royal Doulton Tobys. 8 pce. Minton Genevese chamber set. Majolica. Spongeware. Set 15 early Harvard plates. Success To the Railroad eagle flask. Fancy Venetian glass cordials. Decorative 19th c. china and glassware. V. Meertens and other old bottles.
ESTATE SILVER: Good selection of sterling, coin and .800 silver flatware, hollow-ware and accessory pieces. Fine six piece E. Lownes, Philadelphia, silver tea service and Gorham three piece sterling service. 61 troy oz. sterling serving tray. Variety of early coin spoons.
ESTATE JEWELRY: Selection of estate gold and silver jewelry and watches. 18k Patek Philippe man’s watch (Ser. #727719) with 14k band. Two lady’s Girard Perregaux watches, one with diamonds. 14k Movado and Waltham man’s watches. Two Universal Chronomatic man’s watches, including a Gold Tone. Cartier traveling table watch. Selection of costume jewelry.
MARITIME: Diverse selection of ship’s steering and navigational instruments, including sextant, compasses, clocks, lighting and telescopes, much from an old single owner collection. Steering device included, attrib. to the U.S.S. Hornet. Small group of vintage Russian officer naval caps. Selection of old pond models and sailing craft weathervanes. Large selection of fine old maritime related art works listed under Old Paintings and Prints category
OLD LIGHTING: Asian and Arts and Crafts table lighting. Cloisonné. Hanging jeweled fixture and group of five bubble-form clear glass hanging fixtures. Exterior architectural lighting. Girandoles. Fancy pair brass table candelabra. 60 in. sculptural alabaster floor lamp. Dietz RR lanterns.
FOLK ART: Multi-color 19th c. game board. 19th c. needlework samplers. 9 X 9 in. Inuit stone sculpture of native holding seal and an 8 ¾ in. sculpture of a native fisherman. Metallic sailing craft weathervane, wooden ship vane on metallic mount and three pond models.
ACCESSORIES: Period brass steeple and cast mask iron andirons and fireplace accessories. 30 X 22 19th c. heavy cast brass wall plaque depicting allegorical scene. 19th c. 13 in. diam. cord-bound brass drum with hide surface. Five piece Reed & Barton pewter tea/coffee service. 7 in. Tiffany Studios copper on glass inkwell. Kayserzinn 12 ½ in. floral design pewter vase. Chase & Sanborn store coffee tin. Jan Williams clarinet. 1910 Mills Novelty Co. five cent slot machine. 13 in. 19th c. toy horse-drawn cast iron fire pumper. Good figural doorstops. 19th c. Toledo (Spain) 12 in. knife in sheath. Fancy three piece Victorian marble clock set. Other good table clocks. Selection of Asian table accessories and carvings. Pair Chinese table screens with scenic glass panels. Pair very fancy 21 in. alabaster table urns. Old household woodenware and pantry boxes. John Bellamy attrib. bird-form match holder. 19th c. wooden forms for making microscopes. Small sets of painted and other tabletop drawers. American Indian baskets. Old glass Christmas ornaments, Santas and figures. Sel. of decorative paper, glass and metallic gift boxes. Lot of 19th c. ladies’ fans and beaded purses. Old Valentines.
OLD RUGS AND TEXTILES: Selection of old oriental rugs of all sizes viewed here. Good selection of figural, geometric and better floral hooked rugs. Graphic 60 X 76 in. geometric silk quilt mounted on frame. Selection of interesting woven textiles.
OLD BOOKS, PAPER AND PHOTOGRAPHY: Mae St. John’s 1893 2nd ed. Japanese Jingles. Morse’s Geography, 1789. Scott’s Part First and Second of Pilgrim’s Progress, 1829, Exeter, NH. Wm. W. Brown’s Sketches of Places and People Abroad, 1855. Callimachi Cyrenaei Hymni, 1818, paperbound book in Latin. Sel. of early leather-bound books. Books on nautical themes. Old children’s books. James G. Carter’s framed 16 X 10 in. 19th c. Map of New Hampshire. Framed 1878 litho. view of Dover & Foxcroft (ME). Collection of mainly WWII newspapers citing notable events of that time. Photographs, paper and memorabilia from the life of Einar Hansen, First Violin of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, 1925-1965, some inscribed by famous musicians, also including a large lot of Mr. Hansen’s own compositions. Susan Ricker Knox 30 X 25 in. portrait of Hansen and sculpture of the heads of Mr. and Mrs. Hansen. Old post cards, boxed and in album. Qtr. plate tintype of 19th c. young American sailor. Nikon cameras and access.
OLD PAINTINGS AND PRINTS: Pair of 30 X 25 in. Horace Bundy 1849 oil portraits of William Merriam and Frances Jane Merriam. 26 X 20 in. Prior-Hamblin school oil portrait of Mercy Dixon, Lebanon, ME, and an unsigned 27 X 22 in. oil portrait of a naked Merriam baby. 4 ½ X 10 ½ in. Daubigny landscape oil on panel. 16 X 20 in. signed Rosa Bonheur, Paris, o/c of calf by a wall. 7 ½ X 5 3/8 in. From the Phila. area Mason family, Eliza Harlow Mason Blanchard marked w/c miniature portrait of Nellie Mason. Unmarked miniature portrait of a young Mason boy and framed miniature of Samuel Mason, 1777-1843, the family descended from Aldens of the Mayflower. 6 ½ X 8 ¼ in.19th c. A. Schelfhout o/p, Winter in Holland. 25 X 36 in. 19th c. o/c Jacquettes signed o/c of sheep. 20 ½ X 16 ½ in. Rose signed o/c, Fishing Boats on the Dutch Coast. 24 X 36 in. Span. Am. War w/c, Dewey at Manila, by Wm. W. Curtis, age 13, 1898. 14 ½ X 18 ½ in. Roscoe Misselhorn w/c of Sternwheeler watercraft. 36 X 24 in. O. Rubio sgd. 20th c. o/c copy of known early self portrait of artist Luis Melendez holding a sketch of a nude male. 24 X 29 in. Nunzio Vayana o/b of coastal rocks. 8 X 9 ½ in. Vayana seascape o/b. 8 ½ X 11 ½ in. Vayana dock scene o/b with boats. 10 ½ X 7 in. detailed w/c of Robinson Crusoe. 24 X 47 ½ in. early 20th c. Duschalk o/c of Rotterdam dock scene with ships. 8 ½ X 11 ½ in. Nash sgd. pencil drawing of Residence of Washington Irving. Other unsigned oils of nudes. 30 X 40 in. G. T. Barnes oil of ships at sea. Good selection of unsigned coastal oil works and seascapes. 19th c. Flemish oils of interiors. Many other decorative works. 5 X 4 in. 1919 Peggy Bacon etching, The Dressmaker. Works by Dewitt Hardy, Wm. Thon, Denny Winter and Vincent Hartgen. Japanese woodblock prints. Other decorative works.
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.
** PLEASE NOTE:
TELEPHONE BIDS: Phone Bids close on Friday, June 23rdat 6:00p.m (the day before auction).
ABSENTEE BIDS: Absentee or Left bids close on Saturday, June 24th at 9:30 a.m..
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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