Selling a diverse selection of antiques, period and decorative accessories removed solely from estates, private collections and old households.
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FURNITURE: American Federal Period inlaid mahogany card table on reeded legs with cookie corners. Pair of Q.A. block and turned side chairs on Spanish feet from an old Cape Neddick, ME family. Two drawer NH or North Shore, MA birch stand on turned legs with scalloped medial shelf. Early Chinese Export courting mirror with exotic bird motif. Q.A. splay leg stand with 31 X 22 1/2 curly maple oval top. From an old single owner collection, two drawer tapered leg yellow-accented old red Buxton, ME two drawer stand with 18 X 20 chamfered top. From the same collection, a 40 X 15 in. tapered leg old red drop leaf table from an old Eliot, ME family. 44 X 26 18th c. stretcher-based tavern table. 18th c. floor-standing shoe foot cheese press. 36 in. early 19th c. birch drop leaf table on tapered legs. 24 X 18 one drawer lift top storage piece on chamfered and tapered legs in old grain-painted yellow color, the piece originally attributed to NH Shakers. Early 19th c. molded frame old red lift top clerk's desk on frame with interior compartment. 78 X 32 19th c. two drawer farm table on tapered legs. Early 19th c. 36 X 24 one drawer tap table on tapered legs.
Early 19th c. 44 X 19 X 24 old red bracket-based blanket box. Other blanket and storage boxes in old paint. Pair 7 spindle Windsor side chairs and set of four thumb-back side chairs. 18th and 19th c. children's high chairs. 25 X 30 X 7 19th c. old finish case of 15 storage drawers. Marked Craftsman Arm Rocker No. 311 1/2 in. with leather seat. Mission style oak ocnl table with 24 in. top and through tenon stretcher base. Marked 42 in. Old Hickory woven splint settee. 56 in. woven wicker settee with cushions. 72 in. c. 1920 Asian motif folding screen. Victorian octagonal top inlaid gaming stand on tripod base. 52 X 27 X 15 in. child-size stepback cupboard. Second period child's 28 in. continuous arm Windsor settee in red paint. C. 1950 fashionable upholstered chair in a 1930's high heel style. Early Chinese spay legged bench seat with 54 1/2 X 5 1/2 in. surface. 36 in. 19th c. Chinese rosewood pedestal on shaped legs. 56 X 25 19th c. mirror with sculpted and gilded facade, having a female genre center panel. Other decorative mirrors, including 23 X 17 paint-decorated example. Paine Furniture leather wing chair. Good occasional furniture.
ESTATE CHINA, GLASSWARE AND POTTERY: Rose Mandarin and Rose Medallion 16 in. bowls. Set of six 10 in. Rose Medallion plates. Nippon figural wall plates. Imari and Canton. Majolica. Good Roseville. Early scenic historical blue Staffordshire. Early 18th c. 7 5/8 in. deep green glass flask. 5 3/4 in. L. C. Tiffany Favrile glass bowl and other good art glass. Sets of Venetian glass wines and silver deposit drinking glass sets. W. A. McQuoid Pottery Works two gal. Pine Apple decorated crock and other decorated stoneware.
Very good selection of ESTATE STERLING SILVER flatware, hollow-ware, interesting occasional boxes, candlesticks and accessory pieces. Finely chased five piece Poole coffee/tea set. Better old silver-plated ware.
Good selection of gold, sterling, gemstone and platinum ESTATE JEWELRY, watches and marked costume jewelry.
DOMESTIC METALWARE AND INSTRUMENTS: Elsley and other two other early iron firebacks. Early twirling broiler and iron utensils. Unusual andirons, including orchid-form with serpents, sunburst, dolphin and column and wreath forms. Small size Enterprise coffee grinder. Rare mid-19th c. table hand crank sewing machine. 1912 Pat. Oliver Printype typewriter. 1947 Singer Featherweight sewing machine and accessories. 17 in. Badenhausen, Phila., brass steam guage.
OLD CLOCKS: Rare 41 X 28 wsalnut-framed wall-mount bank clock from a northern Vermont bank. CALUMET BAKING POWDER advertising wall clock. 13 1/2 in. table clock on splayed legs from the old Newport Country Club, Newport, NH. 10 in. diam. brass-framed Chelsea wall clock.
FOLK ART: Rare 2 3/4 in. pair of 19th c. Buxton, ME family origin carved and painted busts in the form of a man and wife. Assembled single owner collection of five carved human figures and one carved dog figure, most in orig. paint. 19th c. home-carved, painted and gilded arrow through heart vane from Russells Mills, MA. Early and rare form 3 7/8 in. old red hanging salt box. Three Qt. center handle Shaker firkin. Early red wooden bowl of old stone fruit. 20 in. and 27 in. carved and mounted salmon, depicting those caught by the carver in the 1950's. Carved shorebird in fall plumage color, signed by Herbert Randall (known Seabrook, NH carver). Group of six carved and painted shorebirds of a similar form in the original fitted box. 19 1/2 X 16 1/2 1810 needlework sampler with graphic decoration and good verse and a 15 X 13 1839 sampler with flora and fauna decoration. 10 1/2 X 14 1824 flower basket needlepoint theorem and a 19th c. 17 X 20 1/2 watercolor fruit theorem on cloth. 14 X 19 1/2 framed Continental woven textile depicting man in boat. 23 X 37 southern Maine origin hooked rug, HOME. Another Maine origin hooked rug, 32 X 54 in., in colorful self-styled floral motif with brick-form border. Several lots of native American stone arrow and spear points. Old red-painted cog and wheel wooden patterns for a final metallic form, thought by the family to have been made for the Bretton Woods, NH Cog Railway (Estab. 1860's).
OLD LIGHTING: 14 in. signed Handel table lamp with conical stained glass shade. 59 in.18th c. standing iron candlestand. Early tin candle lanterns. Interesting and rare form hanging lights. Candle, fluid-burning and old electric table lighting. Arts and Crafts copper candlesticks.
OLD BOOKS, EPHEMERA AND PHOTOGRAPHY: Coleridge's 1888 Rime of the Ancient Mariner. Walton's two vol. 1889-1895 set, Army and Navy of the United States. Bound 1860's and 1870's Peterson's Magazines. Early 20th c. childrens' books. 1772 Robert Treat Paine (Thomas Paine's cousin) signed document (detail).
Norman Vincent Peale signed letter and three of his books. Signed letters from famous people, including Frank Zappa, Dave Garroway, James Farley, Conrad Hilton and Margaret O'Brien signed Theatre ad. Small leather pouch of 1877-1878 Postal Cards written to Henry Bicknell, Buckfield, ME, from a family member in North Weymouth, Mass., having interesting folk art decoration, Japanese WWII flag. Lot of one family's 19th c. portrait photographs. 19th c. Magic Lantern projector and three 15 in. fitted boxes of slides. Early Nikon camera and accessories bought in Japan in 1953. B.&H. Model D movie camera.
FIREARMS AND MILITARY: 19th c. .32 cal. London Pistol Co. pistol. American signal cannon. WWI American military helmet and pouch. 14 1/2 X 10 WWl WELCOME HOME OUR HEROES framed patriotic cloth.
MARITIME: 44 in. ship's half hull. J. Ford, London sextant. Seth Thomas maritime wall clock with outside bell. 23 in. 19th c. Tufts Bros. PORT lantern. 14 in. Chelsea ship's clock. Lifeboat compass. Mounted 44 in. half hull. USN Mark Vl Model l telescope.
ARCHITECTURAL AND GARDEN: Old and rare form wrought iron garden set comprised of 48 in. glass top table and six armchairs. 19th c. 66 X 33 in. arched form palladian window with multiple diamond-shaped panes. Small metallic horse and cow vanes on metallic pole mounts. 20 in. cast zinc garden rooster. Unusual center handle twig basket. 59 in. gilt lettered trade sign from the old A. K. Leuckel Co., Trenton, NJ, a lumber company.
MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS, including 1862 Prize Winner J. Higham, London, trombone. Gemeinhardt cased silver flute. Fairbanks & Cole four string banjo.
ACCESSORIES: 10 ft. 6 in. oriental area rug. 12 in. and 13 1/2 in. early Steiff teddy bears. Old dolls, incl. bisque head. Vintage dollhouse interior and furnishings. Extensive single owner collection of children's 19th c. shoes. Early 20th c. table games and early China Trade mother-of-pearl Loo (game) pieces. Three piece cast iron toy train. Large lot of WWII vintage lead soldiers. 12 in. and 12 1/2 in. Cloisonne vases of differing form. Early pewter. Fitted 19th c. apothecary medicine box with original bottles. Collection of vintage figural ceramic lady-form hat brushes. Japanese kimono. Maine Indian baskets. 33 in. c. 1900 cone-top wood frame birdcage. Vintage gaming wheels. 19 in. pair of early 20th c. milliner's models. Old metallic signs, incl. Keep In A Cool Place, Savory Roaster and Salmon Falls Mfg. Co (Rollinsford, NH). Victorian pictorial tapestries. Tobacco pipe collection. Many other interesting accessories.
OLD PAINTINGS, PRINTS AND SCULPTURE: From the bequest of Mary Leigh Call Smart, 30 X 48 in. John Laurent oil painting on gesso, Guinea Hens. 9 X 10 in. John Laurent acrylic, Studio, 1987. 10 X 3 3/4 in. John Laurent oil painting on paper, Lemons and Limes. 9 3/4 X 6 3/4 Alice H. R. Smith w/c on paper of black female flower seller. 10 1/4 X 13 F. Tenner sgd. KPM plaque, The Fleeing Elves. 11 1/4 X 8 A. Ritzberger sgd. KPM plaque of female nude with dove, Buen Retiro. 19th c. 61 X 35 o/c/b of Asian elder with sword. Asian 66 1/2 X 37 in. inscribed figural scroll. 9 1/2 X 13 1/2 William Gurry, 1904 landscape o/c, The Old Swimming Hole. 161/2 X 11 1/2 Jesse Isaacs portrait, June Roses. Goup of four genre-painted Asian pottery plaques of outside scenes. 24 X 13 1/2 19th c. portrait of smiling young boy in white suit. 19 1/2 X 16 1/2 19th c. portrait of young boy. Unsigned 17 1/2 X 15 watercolor image of Whistler's Mother. Three mid-20th c. cards drawn by Dorothy Lake Gregory. 19 X 15 Fern Cunningham Stone mixed media river scene. 20 X 36 C. M. Lewis architectural depiction of The Cliff House, Cape Neddick, ME. 17 X 21 portrait o/c of a fashionably dressed Grace A.G. Coolidge, wife of Calvin Coolidge. 29 X 21 portrait o/p of elderly female ancestor of Calvin Coolidge. 30 X 25 J. S. Rover, 1937 portrait o/c of Caroline Stewart. Portrait miniatures on ivory and paper. Framed sketches of Thomas and Lydia Supler, c. 1810, Exeter, NH. 18 X 14 19th c. King George, VA portrait o/c of smiling young lady. Harry Bennett sgd. 28 X 18 w/c art work for book cover, The Turret Room by C. Armstrong, with copy of the book. 19 X 14 o/p of fisherman in boat on country stream. J. Philip Richards 18 X 25 w/c of porch scene with landscape. 19 X 29
1/2 o/c of a George's Mills, NH country homestead in a landscape, attrib. verso to Bickford, artist. Framed 3 1/2 X 5 1/2, 1863, sketch of sailboats by Frances Carey. 11 1/2 X 15 1/2 Thomas B. Patten o/b of country landscape with mountains. 22 1/2 X 17 1/2 Will Moses sgd. serigraph, Eagle Bridge. Other country landscape paintings. Lot of twelve silhouettes. Bronzes by A. Moreau, Louis Martin, E. Picault, Pattison.
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.
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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