Auction of Estate Antiques
Saturday, June 18, 2016 at 10:00 a.m.
Previews Friday, June 17th From 2:00 to 6:00 p.m.,
From 8:00 to 10:00 a.m. on the Day of Sale
Or By Appointment, Highly Encouraged.
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 may be Downloaded Here.
FURNITURE: From an old Lancaster, PA family (letter included), a fourth quarter 18th c. 92 in. PA camelback sofa with high arched back. 37 in. graduated six drawer maple tall chest on bracket base in old finish. 18th c. RI slipper foot mahogany lowboy. 18th c. mahogany tea table on talon and ball feet with molded dish top. Early 26 in. walnut gate-leg table. 32 in. inlaid bow front graduated four drawer chest on French feet. 36 in. birch graduated four drawer chest on bracket base. 40 in. cherry graduated four drawer chest on French feet. NH inlaid birch two drawer stand with scalloped medial shelf and 15 in. square original pine top and a 20th c. bench made curly maple reproduction of that NH stand. 26 X 16 early 19th c. curly maple table on finely tapering legs. Inlaid 42 in. Sheraton mahogany glazed top secretary desk on spade feet with pullout writing surface. Grain-painted three drawer Dexter, ME blanket chest on cutout base. 75 X 44 X 17 open top pine stepback cupboard. Handsome early 20th c. 84 X 34 old red shoe foot dining table/hutch table. 66 in birch and 72 in pine drop-leaf harvest tables on turned legs. 52 in. pine work table with red base. Set of eight 19th c. stepdown country dining chairs. Unusual 19th c. old red single drop-leaf table on turned legs. Expertly sponge-decorated mid-19th c. 30 in. storage box. 20 in. old red storage box with painted farmyard scene on top. Dovetailed blanket boxes of different sizes. Five drawer walnut specimen cabinet. Numerous good 19th c. stands, boxes and occasional furniture. Decorated 56 in curved front Victorian vitrine.
ESTATE SILVER: Silver flatware, four piece tea set, hollow ware and accessory pieces. Sgd. R. S. Buck Arts & Crafts sterling utensils and other A. & C. pieces. Fancy silver-plated ware. Sterling on copper desk accessories. Early 20th c. sterling, plated and copper trophies. Sterling Christmas ornaments.
ESTATE JEWELRY: Large and diverse selection of gold, platinum, gemstone, sterling and costume jewelry. Fine gold and silver watches.
ESTATE CHINA, POTTERY AND GLASSWARE: Late 18th c. Mandarin palette 12 in. Chinese Export bowl. Late 18th c. 9 in. Liverpool type jug - Washington map of the U.S. with footnotes, all three transfers polychromed. 12 in. Meiji Satsuma teapot with dragon and Rakan decoration. Selection of redware and other household pottery. Majolica. Pr. 18 ½ in. PB&S Hong Kong pattern platters. Victorian colored and satin glass.
TEXTILES, RUGS AND VINTAGE CLOTHING: Signed E. Cushing, Genesee County, NY 1840 blue and white coverlet (1, 2, 3) and other 19th c. coverlets from the same PA family. Graphic quilts. Hooked rugs. 19th c. children’s clothing and shoes. Interesting collection of decorative Victorian double clasp metallic belt buckles. 6’8” X 4’5 in. Caucasian scatter rug. 12’5 in. and 13’ 10 in. oriental runners. Old homespuns and linens.
OLD ADVERTISING: Diamond Dyes store cabinet with original graphic front panel. Early 20th c. 48 X 36 Tudor Coffee Co. wood advertising sign (est. 1913). 36 in. Admiral’s Head Ales & Porter advertising sign.
FOLK ART CARVINGS: Four 20th c. expertly carved decorative ducks by N. Hauptner, S. Pomfret, VT .10 in. ornamental carved Canada goose. 13 in. carved Inuit soapstone sled dog team and 12 in. seal hunter with his catch. 25 in. carved wood sculpture of a seated St. Nicholas. Pairs of carved bone Asian figures.
OLD TOYS, GAMES AND DOLLS: Hall’s Liliput bank. Windups, incl. Marx Whoopee Car, Flash Gordon Rocket Fighter. French Mfd. black figure on fruit wagon, Pool player at the table, bird in cage and others. 23 in. pressed metal trolley car. 21 in. Lockheed Sirius pressed metal toy plane. GE RR locomotive on track. Lge. selection of Britains Soldiers and accessories. Palmer Cox picture blocks. A.M. and other dolls.
OLD LIGHTING: Single owner collection of early tin hand lamps and another single owner collection of over 100 19th and early 20th c. miniature glass and metallic hand lamps offered in several sale lots. Rare pressed glass oil lamp filler bottle with tin spout. Early cruzies.
ACCESSORIES: 24 X 22 ½ Thomas Elsley 19th c. cast iron fireback. 18th and 19th c. pewter. Sel. of good gathering and small household baskets. 19th c. hanging candle box, sets of counter top spice drawers and other woodenware. 19th c. drying racks in old paint. Fine bench-made 20th c. reproduction curly maple table top highboy, deed box and Chippendale mirror. Selection of 19th c. sewing accessories and Tartanware. Early 20th c. Japanese and late 19th c. Sharon, MA metallic fire helmets. LEICA 111f (1950) camera, Ser. No. 241016, Contax 35 mm camera and sel. of Carl Zeiss lenses and camera accessories. Vintage wood grain and plated National cash registers. 22 in. cast metal ornamental wall mount eagle. Edison Standard Phonograph and 8 boxes of cylinder records. Interesting old desk accessories. 1864 U.S. S.N. & W.T.C. for Massachusetts rifle (altered). Abraham Lincoln desk sculpture and souvenir items. Shreve’s carriage clock. Unmarked banjo clock. German oak case wall clock. Rare form cast iron doorstops and two piece rabbit cake mold. Gentlemen’s and ladies’ interesting personal accessories. Animal figural spelter salts and peppers. Ornamental standing silent butler. Early cello and later Vega Imperial Electric banjo.
OLD BOOKS AND PAPER: Abbott’s 2 vols. History of the Civil War in America. J. R. Young’s Around the World With General Grant. Field’s State of RI and Providence Plantations. Sandburg’s and other books on A. Lincoln. 1809 Philadelphia official marriage certificate. Eight Jenny on the Job WWII posters. Helen Keller, Jose Iturbi, Robert Shaw and autographs of musical figures.
OLD PAINTINGS, SCULPTURE AND PRINTS: 32 X 16 signed Shanti Dave, 63, abstract, entitled Shrine (Signature 1. 2). Small drawings and doodles, ex-collection Roy Probst (NY), by Andy Warhol, Picasso, Keith Haring, Dr. Seuss., Norman Rockwell (View all here). 7 X 11 ½ Christopher Bloom o/c of ship at sea at dusk. Early 19th c. 21 X 19 ½ o/p of young adult, Cynthia Benton b. 1798, Langdon, NH, and a smaller o/p of her as a child. From descendants of the artist, Mary Fairchild MacMonnies, two small c. 1900 Paris oil scenes, three portrait oils and o/c of the family farm by her daughter, Marjorie MacMonnies Wysong. Also two oils by Mary’s second husband, well known artist, Will H. Low, including August 1900 Vienna river scene and scene of boat builders (View all here). 19 ½ X 13 ½ Soldwedel w/c of ship at sea. F.K.M. Rehn seascape w/c. 19th c. 21 X 17 oil on metallic plate of pretty young woman, La Belle Des Belles. 8 ½ X 11 ½ P. Gagni o/b, Pont au Change. J. C. Arter w/c of Italian maiden. A. de Severine 1872 o/c of lion on high perch observing man on camel below. 14 X 20 Aubrey Sykes w/c, Old Thames Barge. Edouard Niczky oils of scribe at his desk and a maiden in a woodland, The Secret Rendezvous. 13 X 9 Augusto Henres w/c of boat at sea. Marcel Mettenhoven, 1919 Continental w/c river scene. 17 X 27 19th c. O. F. Baker seashore o/c. 24 X 36 Frances Belle Ehrig w/c seascape and 6 X 8 Ehrig o/c of a mother and daughter. C. and D. Cobb oil portrait of 19th c. gentleman. Small J. W. Champney still life oil of radishes. 11 ½ X 17 ½ C. Winch landscape oil. D. Leung 24 X 18 watercolor of seated cat. Two 25 X 29 oils on velvet of Convent of Ambrosia in the Pyrenees and White Abbey Near Limerick. E. W. Cheney sailboat w/c. Two c. 1900 oil on cloth hanging theater panels depicting colonial gents. G. Beneker male/female portraits on same panel. L. Gluck St. Thomas w/c street scene. 30 X 15 B. Wilke o/c of Emmett Kelly, the clown. 21 X 27 Charles C. Gruppe 21 X 27 ½ oil of fishing shack with sailboats and 13 X 18 Charles P. Gruppe landscape pastel. 21 X 29 Edw. Betts abstract w/c, Restless Sea #2. Elyot Henderson graphite nude drawings and pastel still life. Cornelia Foley, 63 abstract. Asian scroll. 16 X 24 Asian genre painted panel on silk, framed in tray. Decorative and whimsical 19th and 20th c. original works. Contemporary works by Robert Eric Moore, Gail Sauter, Fran Scully, A. M. Murphy, Ralph Bush, Dorothy Cutter, Fred MacNeil and H. V. Patterson. Leila Usher 22 in. round sculpted plaster plaque of Abraham Lincoln. Joseph Boulton 12 in. resin sculpture of American Indian. 10 ¼ in. Alva Studios Rodin composition sculpture, The Kiss. 1908 Roquelaine print, Black Bass Fishing in Valhalla, NY. Gould bird prints(1, 2). Twelve Darktown Fire Brigade Currier & Ives prints, sold as one lot. Charles Wagstaffe engraving, The Golfers. Peirce engraving, Grand Panoramic View of Washington Street, Boston. Maud Stramm prints of lady golfers. Kellogg litho. of Gen. Winfield Scott. More of 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.
** PLEASE NOTE:
TELEPHONE BIDS: Phone Bids close on FRIDAY, June 17th at 6:00p.m (the day before auction).
ABSENTEE BIDS: Absentee or Left bids close on SATURDAY, June 18th 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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