Auction of Estate Antiques
Saturday, December 9, 2017 at 10:00 a.m.
Previews December 8th From 2:00 to 6:00 p.m.,
From 8:00 to 10:00 a.m. on Sale Day
Or By Appointment, Highly Encouraged
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Selling a diverse selection of antiques, period and decorative accessories removed solely from estates, private collections and old households, including that from direct descendants of Peter Stuyvesant,the last Dutch Director General of New Netherland (New York).
OLD COINS, CURRENCY AND STAMPS: Auction Friday 12.8.17 6p.m.
U.S. and World gold, silver and type coins and U.S. and world stamps from estates and private collections, highlights to include 1846 50 cent UNC and numerous Carson City silver dollars in high grade. Complete catalog of numbered lots may be downloaded Here.
FURNITURE: C. 1825 American sofa on talon feet with acanthus, eagle head and wing carving. 45 in. Queen Anne mahogany drop leaf table. 18th c. banister back armchair in original black with buttocks crest, feet shortened. Tapered leg Federal card table with light wood panel inlay and another on reeded legs. Many fine carved and gilded mirrors, one having a rare spreadwing eagle motif. Pair tiger maple two drawer stands and a one drawer example with tiger drawer front. Tripod candlestands. Curly maple cookie cornered four drawer chest over turned columns and another with deck top. Early 19th c. 40 in. solid birds-eye maple slant lid desk on brass feet. Bracket-based mahogany slant lid desk. Fine turned post 19th c. curly maple bed.
Canted 18th c. blanket box. 34 X 21 X 19in. 17th-18thc. Continental oak storage box with original elaborate iron hardware. 19th c. three panel leather folding screen with fine bird and floral decoration. 19th c. Asian 52 in. heavily carved hardwood cabinet with open shelves above a single door bottom section. Asian 56 X 22 in. deep-carved panel depicting an early horseback battle scene with swords and spears. Better set of carved Asian hardwood nesting tables. 72 in. four panel Asian scenic decorated folding screen. 20th c. Asian armchair with distinctive out-turning arms. 30 in. Limbert No. 214 stand. 52 in. wide mahogany multi-leaf dining table on acanthus and talon foot base. Vict. revolving bookcases. Grain-painted and children’s cottage chests. Sets of tabletop drawers ( 2 ) and interesting cases of standing storage drawers. Set C. 1920 shield back mahogany dining chairs. 77 in. glazed top mahogany corner cupboard. Interesting decorative occasional furniture.
ESTATE SILVER: Selection of sterling flatware, hollow-ware and accessory pieces. Better 19th c. silver-plated tableware. The sterling presentation box given to George Jeppson of The Norton Co., Worcester, in 1950.
ESTATE JEWELRY: Selection of gold, silver and gemstone jewelry and watches. Good costume jewelry.
ESTATE CHINA, POTTERY AND GLASSWARE: 11 in. By Virtue and Valor Liverpool jug, Varied selection of colorful 19th c. china, including Canton, Green Fitzhugh, Scinde blue, Mandarin and other Asian, Henriot Quimper and sets of good table china. Blue-decorated stoneware, including Norton 3 gal. parrot-decorated crock, etc. Early sets of good pattern glass.
OLD LIGHTING: Selection of 19th and 20th c. lighting, including good slag glass table lamps and hanging fixture from one family. Fancy brass table candelabra and 62 in. pair of standing wrought iron six cup candelabra.
OLD CLOCKS AND INSTRUMENTS: Franz Hermle genre-decorated three piece clock set with pair of five light candelabra. 31 in. metallic explorer (Columbus ?) figure on marble base with clock. Fancy Ansonia shelf clock with archit. columns. B.&M.RR regulator clock. Leroy carriage clock. Brinkman Napoli glass sphere desk clock. A. Cairns sextant. Inlaid Somalvico barometer.
OLD ADVERTISING: Selection of framed vintage whiskey, beer and other good framed advertising, including 19 X 27 in. lithographed tin Brown.Forman Co. whiskey bar scene, entitled A Pleasant Reminder. A&P store coffee display floor box. Grindmaster store coffee grinder. Vintage advertising containers and pinbacks. View Selected Lots Here
OLD TOYS: Many tin windups, including Disneyland Mickey sMouse Ferris Wheel. Much in lead and other metallic figures and objects. Misc. 19th c. cast iron toys. Baby cast iron child’s stove. Full size carved hobby horses.
FOLK ART: Paint-decorated parade horse rein guide with human head. 30 ½ in. early carved standing male figure. 15 in. hollow copper horse vane figure. Carved leaping frog vane figure. Three tier tramp art gaming table with thread spool decoration. 1803 Sophia Dyar needlework sampler. 34 in. mid-20th c. sulkie vane.
ORIENTAL AND HOOKED RUGS: Selection of good oriental and hooked rugs of all sizes and regions. View sizes and lot numbers HERE.
MUSICAL: Table model Regina disc player. Thorens disc player. Edison Standard Phonographs and records. Columbia Grafanola #201. Edison Amberola. Kompact record player
OLD BOOKS AND EPHEMERA: Campanalogia,The Art of Ringing Made Easie, 1702, London. 40 vols. 19th c. The Naturalist’s Library, with full color plates. Two vols. The Soldier in Our Civil War, 1890. Sara O. Jewett books. Official Views, World’s Columbian Exposition, Presented to Sultan Abdul-Hamid Kahn Gahzi, From H. H. Topakyan, His Most Humble and Obedient Servant. Misc. other books. Blank 18th c. Indenture. Framed WWI posters (1, 2, 3). Vintage B&MRR and ME Central RR ephemera. Large lot 20th c. political and advertising buttons. Lots of postcards.
ACCESSORIES: Selection of period household woodenware and metalware. 10 ½ in. oval three finger Shaker box. Figural still banks and doorstops. Decorative ironwork. Variety of desk boxes and accessories. Miniature figural Asian metallic and stone figures. Elephant and sheep sulphides. Dollhouse items, including fancy chandelier. Large selection of period snuff and tobacco boxes. Early teddy bear. Arts & Crafts copper tableware. WWII German officer’s cap. Vintage baseball gloves. Singer Featherlight and Sew Handy machines. National cash register #943629. Early L. H. Hagen Co. sled.
OLD PAINTINGS, SCULPTURE AND PRINTS: Fine portrait miniatures from the Eastman family, descended from the Stuyvesants, to include 3 ¾ X 3 in. 19th c. watercolor portrait in the manner of Prior-Hamblen of Elizabeth E. Mason and her infant child ( in Frame, Back) and two 5 X 3 in. oval portrait miniatures on ivory of Emma E. Gorsuch and Emily Gorsuch. Pair of 5 3/4 X 4 ½ watercolor portraits of William Gorsuch and his wife, Elizabeth K. Gorsuch, great grandparents of Emma Stuyvesant Eastman. 10 ¼ X 13 ¼ J. Whitelaw Hamilton o/c, The Harbour-Eyemouth. 24 ½ X 29 ½ Early American interior scene o/c with fireplace. 23 ½ X 35 ½ Edw. A. Harvey o/c of the sailboat Harriet. JCH signed 25 X 33 o/c Prout’s Neck, ME area shore scene.
T. Bailey coastal N.E. oils. 14 ½ X 18 ½ (James) Sessions country winterscape w/c. Collection of watercolor botanicals by Edith Bickford, Conway, NH, c. 1903. Pair of 30 X 25 C. H. Sherman oil portraits of Mr. & Mrs. John D. Vermeul, he being the architect of the early Passaconaway Inn, York Cliffs, ME. 23 ½ 29 ½ William Preston o/m of coastal breakers. 15 X 12 framed Peggy Bacon Valentine textile. 54 X 12 folk oil painting on panel of coastal scene by hillside village. 17 ½ X 34 ½ John Neill Ogunquit, ME shorescape o/b. 15 ½ X 19 ½ Marion Quimby w/c of lake scene with canoeist. Two unsigned 20th c. maritime oils depicting ships at sea. 42 X 24 Asian paint on fabric depicting female with holiday lantern. Works by local artists, Norman West, Dean Minor, Valfred Thelin, et al. Michael Moser iron and stone sculpture. Important Presidential Portfolio, with 1981 letter of gift from Joan Mondale, comprised of six prints of famous artists’ works, including Ansel Adams, Robert Indiana, et al.. Coussens etching of a street scene. 14 ½ X 33 print of 1807 view of Nassau Hall at Princeton University. A. B. Frost golfer prints. Asian prints of men and women in costume. Hester fox hunting prints. Many decorative original works and prints.
TERMS OF SALE: Cash or approved check. Mastercard and 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. Telephone bids close at 6:00 p.m. the day before each auction day. Left bids close for the coin auction at 4:00 p.m. on that auction day and at 9:30 a.m. on auction day for the Estate Antiques. Food and refreshments available on Saturday.
** PLEASE NOTE:
TELEPHONE BIDS: Phone Bids close on Friday, December 8th at 6:00p.m (the day before auction).
ABSENTEE BIDS: Absentee or Left bids close on Saturday, December 9th 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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