Auction of Estate Antiques
SOLD Saturday, June 27, 2015 at 10:00 a.m.
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Selling a diverse selection of antiques, period and decorative accessories removed solely from estates, private collections and old households. We are featuring items from the estate of a direct descendant of Sir William Pepperrell, from the historic Moody family of York, ME and from a local private collection.
EARLIER FURNITURE: 18th c. 43 ½ X 47 New England mahogany drop-leaf table on shapely cabriole legs and fine ball and claw feet. 18th c. 42 X 52 walnut drop-leaf table on cabriole legs and slipper feet. 26 X 28 X 16 inlaid Chippendale mahogany dressing table on chamfered square legs. 25 in. 17th c. oak bible box with carved front panel. Early mahogany tripod tea table and stand, both with carved bases. 37 X 25 18th c. one drawer stretcher-based pine tavern table. Early 19th c. 32 X 24 splay leg pine tavern table. Tapered leg Federal mahogany card table with string inlay. Early 19th c 29 in. N.E. banjo clock with eagle crest. Chippendale ottoman with carved leg detail. Altered small Chippendale chest and Wm. and Mary drop-leaf table (1, 2). Early 19th c. English two over three drawer figured mahogany chest. Chippendale, Queen Anne and reverse-painted mirrors. 18th c. marquetry inlaid Continental side chair. Early 19th c. inlaid 57 X 24 X 31 Continental storage chest. Numerous 19th c. one and two drawer stands, incl. rare heavily carved NY one drawer stand (1). Pair of early Empire 10 X 14 upholstered footstools. Pair of gilded French armchairs. 19th side chairs and children’s rockers.
TALL CASE CLOCKS: Ezra Batchelder, Danvers (1769-1856), pine case tall clock with marked brass dial. S. Hoadley tall clock with landscape and floral-painted dial.
ARTS AND CRAFTS FURNITURE: Rare 48 in. leather-topped Gustav Stickley No. 636 library table (details 1, 2, 3). 26 X 26 X 14 Roycrofters tenoned two tier bookstand. Unmarked 28 X 14 ½ slant lid mission oak writing desk. 24 in. storage box with incised decoration.
LATE 19TH AND 20TH C. FURNITURE: Rare 44 X 46 X 26 Continental strap iron wine bin. Decorated Peter Hunt furniture. Fine 56 in. gilded and genre paint-decorated vitrine. Pair 58 in. three tier curly maple rope leg corner stands. Fancy French gilt metal putti-mounted shelf clock with painted courting scene and mask motif cast metallic example. Seth Thomas calendar, small Vienna regulator and other wall clocks. Victorian upholstered and other occasional furniture. 48 in. child’s pine secretary desk. Small C. 1910 inlaid cylinder roll writing desk. Decorative bamboo furniture. 79 in. rattan daybed. Former wine collector’s 24 section 67 X 39 X 12in. standing storage unit. Tile top wrought iron garden table.
FOLK ART, HOOKED RUGS, SAMPLERS AND TEXTILES: Two sewing baskets, expertly paint-decorated in 1890 by Ada Ann Chadbourne, North Berwick, ME, one with floral cornucopia and inscribed as a love token to her granddaughter, the second having miniature painted panels on either end, depicting 1890 North Berwick townscape and a local seaside scene with beachgoers. 42 X 26 A.A. Chadbourne Home Sweet Home hooked rug depicting the Allen Farm in the Bauneg Beg area of North Berwick. Other A.A. Chadbourne decorated objects. Lena Allen’s own c. 1900 24 in. child-size deck-top six drawer chest, the drawers having applied carved wooden hearts. 1930’s 35 X 21 hooked rug by Emma Clifford, West Medford, MA, depicting dancing rabbits. 39 X 31 geometric hooked rug by Margaret Chaffee of Gilmanton, NH. Maine made yarn-work table centerpieces. Four rare redware fruit-form penny banks. Small jug-form pottery penny bank. Capt. George Thomas’ (Wells, ME) 31 in. three-masted ship model weathervane, depicting the ship Lottie K. Friend, built in 1873 in Essex, MA by Aaron Burnham, shipbuilder. 19th c. 17 X 21 oil painting on wood panel, depicting the B. L. Locke Tavern, (psbly. Epsom, NH). 27 in. hollow copper 19th c. Blackhawk weathervane in gilt and verdigris surface, with directionals. Early 20th c. 38 in. carved rocking horse. 46 X 18 two-sided wooden sign from the barn at the A. S. Foster Mineral Spring Farm, Rome, ME. 22 X 8 framed needlework sampler done by Maine young man, Louis Hitchings, in 1784. Mehitable Taylor’s July 4, 1808 sampler. C. 1900 23 X 10 miniature open front furnished general store. Howard Littlefield’s early 20th c. framed schoolboy birchbark depiction and description of An Indian Canoe. 7 ½ in. early 20th c. carved male figure wearing oversized shoes, the piece carved by a Sanford, ME shoe factory worker. 19th c. child’s sled with the painted name, DON. Old quilt tops, estate linens and good Victorian vintage clothing. Estate Oriental Rugs (1, 2).
SINGLE OWNER COLLECTION OF 18TH AND 19TH C. HOUSEHOLD WOODENWARE: Rare 3 ¼ in. old green center handle Hingham bucket and a 2 ½ in. example in natural color. 5 ¾ in. oval two finger Shaker green pantry box. 5 in. diam. natural three finger pantry box, faintly incised 1787.Twelve various size old green covered pantry boxes, one incised 1764. 14 in. and 9 in. two finger center handle old green covered firkins. Old green slide lid candle box. 17 in. old green doll’s cradle. Green sponge-decorated deed box and old red example. 31 X 15 X 13 old green storage box. 1823 dated and chip-carved 9 in. Kittery, ME niddy-noddy. Two carved heart-form lady’s needle keeps. 10 in. pecking chickens child’s hand toy. Lot of interesting small carved wooden objects and hand mirrors. Lot of old red, giltwood and tramp art picture frames.
Selection of ART POTTERY: 7 ¾ in. inverted leaf yellow Grueby vase. 4 in. sq. tile, with impressed mark, GRUEBY TILE BOSTON. Pair of rare form 5 in. Weller matte green plant pots. 11 in. Frey blue glaze redware jar with 6 ½ in. mouth. Misc. lot of Rookwood, Weller and Fulper vases and frog-form flower frogs. 6 in. MOCHA tankard in double earthworm and cat’s eye motif and 7 in. double earthworm pitcher.
ESTATE GLASSWARE, CHINA AND POTTERY: Set of four early clear blown wines with etched initials JF, from Eliot, Maine’s historic Frost family. Blown spirits bottles. Better crystal serving pieces. Bohemian water set and pair of stoppered decanters. Pair 12 ½ in. Victorian cranberry glass ewers with fancy silver-plated mounts. Better Victorian colored glassware. Soft paste. Chinese Export. Imari. Rose Medallion. Flow blue. Pagoda and other good transferware. Shelley Dainty Blue. Commemorative china. 8 ½ in. tall Meissen shaped edge footed compote. Dresden and other figurines. Decorative pairs of Victorian glass and china vases. Great Falls, NH and other decorated stoneware.
Large single owner collection of QUIMPER in separate sale lots.
ESTATE SILVER: Fine selection of sterling flatware, hollow-ware, serving pieces, tableware and accessories. Tiffany and International center bowls. .800 silver four piece tea set.
ESTATE JEWELRY: 18k Patek Philippe pocket watch (#124841). Other good gold pocket watches. Good selection of gold, sterling, diamond and other gemstone jewelry. Good cameos. Costume jewelry.
MISCELLANEOUS ACCESSORIES: Rare 12 in. 19th c. bronze architectural ornament in form of hand-held snake. Good andirons, incl. 18th c. Hessians, Boston cannonball, wrought iron lodge sunburst and others. Carved walking sticks. Cloisonne and enamelware accessories. Early figural Christmas ornaments. Figural inkwells and interesting desk items. Lt. Col. Geo. Parker’s War of 1861 U.S.C.H.A. silver shield. Civil War issue powder flask. WWII campaign medals and pins. 19th c. French military sword. LLLL pin. Alameda Co. Dep. Sheriff’s badge. Fire Dept. and other old buttons. 16 in. Moxie 5 cent glass advert. sign. 19 X 55 tin Sunbeam Bread sign. Merry Milkman and other mid-20th c. board games. Wooden shaft golf clubs, incl. boxed and unused Walter Hagen irons. Early brass bicycle and car lamps. Victoria concert zither. Far Eastern origin exotic animal motif silver-wrapped conch shell. Early London pewter flagon and tankard. Painted toleware. 67 X 27 in. oval top stained glass window. Early 58 in. octag. barrel long gun.
OLD BOOKS, PAPER AND PHOTOGRAPHY: A Grammar of the English Tongue, a book owned by (Sir) Wm. Pepperrell, having the Pepperrell family coat of arms and signed inside by him in 1724. Col. William Pepperrell’s January 2nd, 1728 letter to Thomas Kerby from Piscataqua in New England in reference to the sale of ships’ masts, the letter matted and framed by descendant, Joseph William Pepperrell Frost with a J. C. Buttre engraving of Col. Wm. Pepperrell. 1890 Celia Thaxter letter to a Miss Abbott. Selection of estate books may be downloaded from the categorical listing of sale lots. Sampling of better estate books HERE. 10 X 8 J. F. Kennedy portrait photo, signed as President. 9th plate tintype of Civ. War soldier. Family portrait daguerreotypes, ambrotypes and tintypes. Lot of photos of early 20th c. California and western scenes. Early lot of Egypt, Italy and Sicily photos and negs.
OLD PAINTINGS, PRINTS AND SCULPTURE: 6 X 9 A. L. Zuill still life o/b of strawberries. Other good still life works. 8 X 10 John Falter lake scene oil with fisherman, Catfish Country. 12 X 18 Charles Blondin oil, Paris Street Scene with Moulin Rouge. 19th c. 18 X 13 o/c of girl picking strawberries. 16 ½ X 10 ½ J. Pavlekevich (?) 1924 w/c of holy man outside mosque. Interesting coastal Maine shoreline oils. 15 X 11 Continental painted icon plaque. Four framed original Sunday page art of comics, Blondie, Li’l Abner, Snuffy Smith and Steve Canyon. 20 X 24 M. Bennett Brown fishing boats oil, Off Monhegan. 12 X 19 A. R. Apoff trolley scene. 20 X 17 Henry Strater portrait of son Michael and 13 X 11 H. Strater signed 1932 graphite drawing of female nude. Small w/c portraits of ladies. Framed drawings of Kittery/Portsmouth historic buildings. 1901 12 ½ X 17 ½ folky w/c farm scene. Four reverse paintings on glass of Geishas. 17 X 21 Ralph Booth country landscape oil. 10 X 14 O. Pichal oil of Dalmatian dog and other good paintings of dogs. 27 X 23 in. oil portrait of 19th c. gentleman. 19th c. family silhouettes. Eight rare 9 X 12 soldier-drawn drawings of WWII concentration camp scenes. Early reverse painting on glass of G. Washington (dmgd.). Marion Jack works. Chikanobu and other Japanese woodblocks. A. Lincoln 19th c. engravings. Four framed J. Harris Doncaster Races prints. Inuit stone sculpture. A. Bourgault sculpture of checker players. Unsigned table bronzes of Napoleon and Esmeralda. More of quality and interest.
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.
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TELEPHONE BIDS: Phone Bids close on FRIDAY June 26th at 6:00p.m (the day before auction).
ABSENTEE BIDS: Absentee or Left bids close on SATURDAY June 27th at 9:30 a.m..
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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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