Auction of Estate Antiques
SOLD Saturday, December 3, 2016 at 10:00 a.m.
Selling a diverse selection of antiques, period and decorative accessories removed solely from estates, private collections and old households.
A complete listing of auction lots with PRICES REALIZED by category (Buyers Premium not included in price).
FURNITURE: The late 18th c. old green bracket-based document box owned and ink-signed by Mercy Follett and later by the younger Robert F. Gerrish (1815-1852), both of Kittery Point, ME. Important local family provenance provided. Fine graduated six drwr. maple tall chest on bracket base. C. 1800 shaped top pine hutch table in old black finish from family of cabinetmaker Joseph Murphy of So. Berwick and Lyman, ME. Bow front four drwr. crotch mahogany chest on French feet. Four drwr. NH birch chest over shaped skirt. Two inlaid mahogany stretcher-based lowboys, one on ball and claw feet. Shapely 53 X 28 English Chippendale mirror with carved and gilded detail. Continental 46 in. oak storage box with rosette-carved skirt, carved 1711 date, J.G. initials and wrought iron hardware. 18th c. 38 in. 18th c. dentil-molded Continental center door walnut cabinet. Early arm and side chairs. 18th c. pine case of eight storage drawers. 17 ½ in. eight drwr. spice chest in striking grain-painted surface.
Old single owner collection of American painted furniture: 19th c. ME two drwr. striking red and black-grained blanket chest with cutout ends. Old brown sponge-grained one drwr. blanket chest with cutout ends. 18th c. old blue one drwr blanket chest on bracket base. Another 18th c. old blue one drwr. blanket chest on cutout ends. 18th c. old brown one drwr. blanket chest on bracket base. 19th c. old green two false over two drwr. blanket chest on bracket base. Old blue dovetailed blanket box and an old black blanket box over shaped skirt. Fine 27 in. old green sponge-grained dometop storage box. Four landscape and still life painted domed tabletop boxes (another). Early 19th c. 56 in. natural pine shoe foot trestle table. 19th c. two drwr. pine work table with wooden pinned removable top. 66 in. stretcher-based pine farm table. Set five birdcage Windsor dining chairs.
Set of four country spindle back Windsor dining chairs. Pair of old red country side chairs. 19th c. 54 X 76 X 18 old red stepback open top cupboard. 19th c. pine schoolmaster’s desk and cobbler’s bench. Continental paint-decorated hanging shelf. Pair of Asian mother of pearl inlaid rosewood chairs with matching 16 in. sq. side table. Three drwr. English walnut screw top linen press. Sculpted design 59 in. four tier whatnot shelf and 29 X 19 spool table. Six section oak barrister bookcase. 19th c. upholstered wing chair. Glazed door Victorian oak bookcase. Distinctive 50 in. 19th c. bookstand on fancy carved tripod base. Early 20th c. 61 X 32 leaded glass top coffee table.
ARTS & CRAFTS FURNITURE AND ACCESSORIES: Cortland attributed mission armchair. Slat side Stickley wastepaper basket. Fine 15 X 14 X 8 tabletop cabinet with tulip inlaid doors and three drawer fitted interior. Arts & Crafts hall mirror and hanging magazine rack. The Craft Shop oak tobacco box. Copperware. Graphic Turkish Tulip and Tree of Life Suzani textile panels. Lady’s evening cloak. John and Josephine Drew’s graphic Easthampton, NY Arts & Crafts Guest Book.
ESTATE JEWELRY: Selection of gold, sterling, platinum and interesting costume jewelry. Fine squash blossom necklace.
ESTATE CHINA, GLASSWARE AND POTTERY: State House, Boston and other period blue transfer platters. Banded Mocha tankard. Rare 13 in. three dolphin foot Majolica compote. Figural ornamental china. Better form eight piece Victorian chamber set. Good purple Jasperware. Royal Bayreuth. 16 ½ in. Asian lotus top vase with Ming mark. Large single owner collection of post 1900 Asian blue and white ceramics. Sets of Harvard and Billerica MA plates. Franciscan china. Misc. art pottery. Good Victorian multi-colored glassware, including eight very fancy glass baskets. Westward Ho glass. Lot of old apple-form pottery penny banks. Bowl of old pottery fruit. Bird and other blue-decorated stoneware, including rare Cowden, Harrisburg spouted jug. Wm. Downs, Portsmouth, spouted brown pottery jug.
TEXTILES, VINTAGE CLOTHING AND RUGS: Fine 48 X 67 flower and basket appliquéd wall hanging. Arts & Crafts textile panels (1, 2) and evening cloak. Victorian ladies’ dresses. Murphy family, Lyman, ME friendship quilt. Oriental rugs in large and small sizes. View rugs HERE
OLD LIGHTING: Rare 17 in. None Such foods advertising lantern with four graphic glass panels. Sandwich and pewter whale oil lamps. Early tinder box with candle top and striker. Unusual forms nautical, firehouse RR, skaters’ and other lanterns. Single owner lifetime collection of 48 colorful miniature lamps, including rare forms. Asian motif and other decorative table lighting. Early 20th c. Arts & Crafts style table lamp with 16 ½ in. dragonfly shade.
FOLK ART: Single owner collection of decoys and shorebirds, including Masons and better form ME eiders. More decoys and shorebirds. Clem Wilding carved miniatures. View select decoy lots here. C. 1900 dapple grey hobby horse. Six old tinsel paintings of birds, fruit and floral still lifes.
OLD TOYS: Two family collections of early cast iron, pressed steel and tin farm, delivery, special purpose and passenger vehicles, including horse-drawn fire wagons and pumpers. Keystone and Buddy “L” trucks. Weeden steam engine model.
ANTIQUE GUNS AND MILITARY: Webley shotgun. Percussion long rifle. Maine cadet kepis.
ARCHITECTURAL AND GARDEN: Oak-framed 36 X 17 cast iron plaque of a scientist or astronomer with his books. 19th c. initial “T” banner weathervane. 54 in. H. Palatineli cast stone Asian sculpture. C. 1900 curved brass sign, DR. RECORD, DENTIST. Sculptural 20th c. wrought iron patio set with shaped glass top.
INTERESTING ESTATE ACCESSORIES: Good old woodenware, including 10 3/8 in. three finger Shaker pantry box, inscribed Harriet Lewis, her box (Kittery Pt., ME). Marked C. Wilder & Son, So. Hingham, Mass. center handle sugar firkin. 18th c. 10 X 5 ½ hand held tape loom. Tin butter churn. Early fireplace metal and utensils. Graduated set pewter measures. Nautical proportional dividers. Samurai sword in sheath. Fancy walking sticks. Interesting desk accessories. Conn Queror trumpet. Old auto license plates, incl. 6 X 9 early porcelain dealer plate B244, 5 3/8 X 7 1/8 1916 Maine No. 3 and 6¼ X 9 1940 Maine No. 344.
HISTORICAL EPHEMERA: April 18, 1792 Columbian Centinel newspaper with attached pages 42, 43 and 44, the front page column citing partial minutes of the Second Congress of the U.S. at Philadelphia Oct. 4, 1791, with printed signature of President G. Washington. 1801 T. Clarke, Boston, Geo. Washington Memorial engraving. Hand-drawn Plan of the Lower Floor of the Old South Meeting House in Boston, 1730 showing Gerrish family pews, related to Kittery Pt. Gerrishes. Hand-drawn Planting Plan, First Congregational Society’s Grounds, Kittery Point, ME.
OLD BOOKS AND EPHEMERA: A collection of books de-accessioned from a Maine Museum and additional estate books. Download catalog here. Walt Disney autographed drawing of Mickey Mouse. Seven signed famous artist doodles. View all doodles here. Large vintage movie posters. WWI posters. Travel paper and postcards. Historical ephemera from Cavanaugh Motors, Manchester, NH. 1850-1862 rolled maps of Portsmouth, NH, State of Maine and York County, ME. C. 1946 team-signed Boston Red Sox envelope, C. 1938 printed greeting from Walt Disney to Raymond Buell to a party for Disney relatives at Filene’s Dept. Store, Boston. Large lot Lyman, ME 1880-1926 family correspondence.
OLD PAINTINGS, PRINTS AND SCULPTURE: 25 X 40 19th c. Berlingieri o/c of four older friends drinking. 23 X 17 ½ Kathe Kollwitz litho. of mother and child. 16 X 8 primitive o/c of southern cabin in a landscape. 19 X 25 European maritime o/c of sailing craft by shore. 6 X 11 W. Plummer 1872 o/b of sailboat near island. Pair 26 in. gilded wood-framed icons. 27 X 39 o/b of mill stream in a landscape. Shore scene and maritime works by Nan Hoyt, R. F. Symonds and others. 34 X 21 Asian Thangka on canvas. 15 ½ X 20 ½ Icart print of nude female butterfly. Ellsworth Kelly litho., Blocks. Chinese and Japanese decorative prints. More decorative works. SCULPTURE: 1901 17 in. Sam Lord Wise sculpted terra cotta newsboy figure for The Denver Post. 13 in. Jo Mead pottery putto playing a guitar. Bernard Sellier terra cotta footed bowl with sculpted human mask. 29 in. Hivo Van Teal lucite sculpture. 24 in. square carved wood plaque of a winged, seated man angel.
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, December 2nd at 6:00p.m (the day before auction).
ABSENTEE BIDS: Absentee or Left bids close on Saturday, December 3rd 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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