Selling a diverse selection of antiques, period and decorative accessories removed solely from estates, private collections and old households.
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FURNITURE: New Hampshire Federal mahogany card table with paterae and bellflower inlay. Early 19th c. 48 in. New England mahogany drop-leaf table on finely tapering reeded legs. Early 19th c. tripod tipping tea table on paw feet with 30 1/2 in. top. 86 in. two piece walnut corner cupboard on ogee feet. C. 1800 six spindle saddle seat sackback Windsor side chair and early 19th c. birdcage Windsor side chair, both in older paint. 44 in. mustard-painted wall shelf found in one of John H. Bellamy's workshops on Moore's Island Lane, Kittery, ME, having a typical Ballamy style fruit and leaf carved center decoration. Early 19th c. 91 X 34 1/2 X 13 in. barrel-back mahogany veneer corner cupboard. 19th c. 48 X 25 in. mahogany Chippendale mirror with gilded crest. 19th c. storage boxes in old grained paint. Capt. Charles F. McLaughlin's mid-19th c. 41 X 17 in. Clementsport, NS sea chest in old blue paint. Set of six 19th c . Hitchcock dining chairs and another set of four of slightly different Hitchcock style. 52 in. high back rolled arm later Empire upholstered settee and matching side chair, both with carved crest and dolphin feet. Early 19th c. Continental furniture, including three corner oak side table, three drawer oak side table with string inlay and another oak side table with shaped top. Three drawer Sheraton style reeded leg mahogany stand with birds-eye maple veneer. 20 in. Asian sea horse-carved and painted pedestal. Other interesting occasional furniture.
OLD CLOCKS: 16 1/2 in. Bagues & Fils wall clock with 5 1/2 in. face. Bailey, Banks and Biddle fancy brass-framed mantle clock.
MUSICAL: Early Regina disc player on floor mounted disc cabinet base. Lot of 36 music discs sold separately.
ESTATE POTTERY, CHINA AND GLASSWARE: Fine selection of decorated stoneware, including Spring Hill, Portsmouth, NH one and four gal. jugs. Wright of Taunton bird on stump decorated crock and other fine Norton, Ballard and White's decorated pieces. 28 in. Luffa pattern Roseville planter on pedestal mount. Rare, possibly Moravian 15 1/2 in. hand-crafted pottery owl lamp (1, 2). 8 in. Mettlach stein in printer's occupational motif. C. 1900 18 in tall inscribed Japanese pottery open mouth urn. Collection of older Japanese tea bowls. Good art pottery, incl. Van Briggle, Gres Keramis and Roseville Laurel. Flow blue dinnerware. Ten miniature Royal Doulton Toby mugs. Sgd. 1922 Robveau 5 1/2 in. blue swirl art glass bud vase. Daum, France 19 1/2 in. clear glass sculpture of sailboat. Good 19th c. colored and clear glassware. Orrefors and Baccarat. 9 1/2 in. stork-decorated wireless Cloisonne on bronze vase.
ESTATE SILVER: Good selection of estate sterling silver flatware, tea and coffee services, other hollow-ware and accessories, including pair of sterling overlay pinch bottles. 19th c. better form silver-plate table accessories.
ESTATE AND COSTUME JEWELRY, including gold, sterling and gemstone pieces. Good native beaded necklaces. Masonic and other organizational jewelry.
OLD LIGHTING: Rare form 16 in. stoneware table lamp base in form of standing owl. Sculptural alabaster, wrought iron and utilitarian glass 19th c. table lamps. Old blue glass skater's lamps.
OLD WOODENWARE AND METALWARE: Old green pantry boxes. Shaker center handle firkin and gathering basket. Other interesting period wooden pieces. Rare Stickley Brothers 14 in. hammered copper two-handled vase. 18th c. long-handled fry pan. Period metallic fireplace accessories. Lot of horse brasses. 44 in. Wells Fargo and Stagecoach Co. brass horn.
OLD BOOKS, EPHEMERA AND PHOTOGRAPHY: E.S. Maclay's 1898 Reminiscences of the Old Navy with CDV photo of Stephen Trenchard. 1862 Boston printing of Medical Directions Written for Gov. Winthrop in 1643. Charles B. Hill's 1906-1908 U.S. Patents for water treatment devices. 5 ft. X 9 ft. 4 in. forty-five star American flag. 17th c. 7 X 5 1/4 printed map, Amerique Septentrionale. Early leather-bound Roycroft Memory Book. Lot of ephemera relating to the 1933 Inauguration of F. D. Roosevelt. Eleanor Roosevelt 1932 signed letter and her book, It's Up To The Women. 1954 JFK sgd. letter and political poster. 1965 signed Louis Armstrong program from Caesar's Monticello. Vintage Red Sox pennants (1,2). Three albums of vintage post cards, Kennebunk to Cape Porpoise, ME. 20th c. reference books, including better French art, world furniture, comic personalities and Marilyn Monroe. Two 11 X 9 in. c. 1900 photos of American Indians, Chief Black Bird and Two Elk. CDV size Salem, MA family photos of military officers. Lot of interesting NH family ambrotypes and daguerreotypes. Hasselblad 500C camera, lenses and accessories. Kodak Medalist slide projector.
ARCHITECTURAL: Pair of 92 X 28 in. old multi-pane windows with arched tops. 20 X 15 1/2 in. 20th c. sheet metal rooster weathervane figure.
OLD DOLLS AND TOYS: 23 in. Simon & Halbig bisque head doll. 14 in. male Skookum doll and Skookum dolls of children with accessories. Full-dress seated Samurai soldier doll. 13 in. horse-drawn tin Delivery Wagon in orig. paint. Small cast goat cart. Elephant penny bank. Marklin toy train set. Mr. Machine crank toy. Betty Boop tea set.
VINTAGE CLOTHING AND TEXTILES: Selection of ladies' 19th c. white clothing, fans and decorative feathers. Graphic and colorful quilts.
ORIENTAL RUGS, with sizes and lot numbers pictured by clicking here.
FIREARMS AND WEAPONS: Early Etienne sgd. French percussion pistol. A.M. Arms Co. 1882 10 gauge shotgun. 18 bore dbl. brl. Belgian back action muzzle loading perc. shotgun. Early 19th c. blunderbuss. 26 in. 1832 mkd. Continental saber with sawtooth top edge.
MARITIME: Mid-19th c. logs of the ships Mary Hammond, the Diane and the Harry Hammond, from New Orleans to Liverpool. 52 in. ship's half hull.
NOTABLE ASIAN ITEMS: Two 40 X 18 in. Chinese male/female ancestral portraits, accompanied by 38 X 17 1/2 in. wrapped group of aged pages of Korean script. Twenty-four portraits on silk of Samurai generals, contained in a box marked on the outside with Japanese script, that script translated by a MFA, Boston assistant Curator of Japanese Art, "Fully brilliant colored, Twenty-four Generals of Takeda Shingen, painted by the Tosa School", these portraits likely produced during the late Edo Period. Lot of twelve tsuba, some inlaid and signed and another signed and gold inlaid example from a different family. 21 1/2 in. tall two piece Champleve decorated urn on base, the urn having raised dragon in high relief. Decorative Cloisonne tableware. Early metallic and carved human figures. Small jade, stone and soapstone sculpture. Group of 19th c. Asian gilded and panted decorative wood carvings. Early Asian bronze and pottery figural jars. 8 1/2 in. elephant-form bronze sculpture. Two early Asian bronze human heads. Early bronze and soapstone censers. Lot of thirteen Japanese tea bowls. Small sculpted bronze foo animals. Decorated bone-handled Asian implements. 18th c. 16 1/2 in. Persian horseman's shield.
OLD PAINTINGS, PRINTS AND SCULPTURE: Works by noted Maine artists, including select works from the Bequest of Mary Leigh Call Smart. 9 1/2 X 11 1/2 John Laurent o/b of a coastal scene with a lighthouse. John Laurent 10 X 7 1/2 colored etching of Henry Card, Dick Lahey signed and inscribed 13 1/2 X 16 1/2 graphite drawing of a Perkins Cove scene. 15 X 19 Harmon Neill o/c of Ogunquit beach scene 4th of July, 14 1/2 X 19 1/2 Edward Betts mixed media work of surf Tide Spill and a 7 1/2 X 10 1/2 S. Walter Norris oil painting of a beach scene Beach at Chelsea. 22 X 30 21 1/2 X 29 Dewitt Hardy watercolor of 1850 view of Laudholm Farm, Wells, ME. 26 X 20 Dewitt Hardy colorful watercolor of an iris. 9 X 21 1/2 Dewitt Hardy landscape watercolor, Along the Marginal Way (Ogunquit). 8 X 10 1/2 George Carpenter sketch of a fishing shack with men on the dock. 22 X 30 Panos Ghikas abstract o/c, Conversation of Birds. 9 1/2 X 10 John Laurent ink drawing of The Chateau, Prat-ar-Coum. John Laurent embellished print, Three Eggs. Selection of John Laurent lithographs. 14 1/2 X 15 1/2 Robert Laurent lithograph, Parisienne. 17 1/2 X 23 1/2 John Neill sgd. self portrait o/c, showing him painting a landscape. 22 1/2 X 30 George Burk acrylic, Marsh Panel #2. 18 X 13 George Burk brass relief, Eve Flower. 22 1/2 X 30 Leonard Baskin signed watercolor, Yellow Beaked Crow. 40 X 48 James P. Hendricks 1982 acrylic, Piece of the Moon. 8 3/4 X 10 1975 signed Eliot Offner artist proof, Boar. 14 X 9 1/2 sgd. Saul Steinberg lithograph, Violinist From Behind the Mirrors. 8 X 7 and 6 X 9 1/2 Arthur A. Lewis etchings. 24 X 20 19th c. portrait o/c of a gentleman in formal dress. 9 1/2 X 13 1/2 Albert Thompson o/c of cows in a meadow. 11 1/2 X 20 Ron Fletcher o/b coastal pier with fishing boats. 13 1/2 X 27 J. C. Nicoll o/b of coastal surf. 12 X 17 indistinctly sgd. ink drawing of a South Berwick, ME bridge. Two 48 X 30 framed 19th c. portraits of standing partially clad ladies, signed Emilio Lasar. 52 X 34 signed A. te Cortez 19th c. portrait o/c of scantily clad young woman with outstretched arm. 27 X 22 framed unsigned portrait o/c of 19th c. young woman holding urn and eyes cast heavenward. 27 X 43 Fredrick Kubitz o/c of Eliot Bridge Harvard with Cambridge background. 32 X 24 artist labeled H. Leland, Paris, 1877 painting on silk of cupids. 23 1/2 X 17 1/2 Joseph Floch lithograph, The Three Ages. 16 X 10 Salvador Dali etching with gold leaf of Nude Woman. 20 X 26 1961 Picasso print of bird holding leaf. 20 X 14 1/2 1895 poster, Napoleon in Egypt. 26 1/2 X 20 1/2 Harry Engel art exhibition poster and others. Japanese woodblock prints of geishas. 23 X 18 Agapito Labios o/c of little girl holding bird by a window. 18 X 24 framed A. Trepiccioni, 1903 o/c of older couple having tea, Old Heads, Young Hearts. 21 1/2 X 35 (image size) Audubon print, Canvas Backed Duck, mkd. R. Havel 1836 Plate CCCI.
SCULPTURE: Large bronze sculpture of seated nude male having the metallic mark of A. Collas. 10 1/2 in. bronze L. Carvin signed sculpture of a climbing jaguar. J. Moigniez signed 8 1/2 in. bronze of two birds. More decorative paintings, prints and works of quality and interest.TERMS OF SALE: Cash or approved check. Mastercard or Visa accepted. 18% 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. Absentee bids close at 9:30 a.m. on auction day. Food and refreshments available.
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