Auction of Estate Antiques
Coins - Currency - Old Books
The Goodwin Building
611 U.S. Route One
Saturday, June 5, 2004
Old Coins and Currency at 10:00 a.m.
Estate Books at Approximately 10:45 a.m.
Estate Antiques at 11:30 a.m.
Full Auction Preview June 4 th from 2:00 to 6:00 p.m.
And from 8:00 a.m. on the Day of Sale
Offering a diverse selection of antiques, period accessories and decorative items removed solely from New England private estates, old collections and households, including that of a long time New Hampshire collector.
OLD COINS AND CURRENCY : Fresh to the market assortment of U.S. and world coins and currency, one highlight being a one-owner collection of 161 Asian banknotes, mostly specimens, of WWII vintage and in exceptional condition. Large quantity of 90% silver. Full list available by mail, fax or download now using .
ESTATE BOOKS : Approximately 2000 books of great diversity to interest the advanced and beginning collector, including a rare landscape-painted fore-edge book. This sale includes almost 1000 books from the Ogunquit collection of W. Warren Smith. Much available which individual bidders may make into their own sale lots. Books to be sold directly following Old Coins and Currency.
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FURNITURE : Fine 19 th c. spider-leg tiger maple candlestand. N.E. three drawer mahogany rope-leg work table with sewing bag. 42 in. grain-painted deck top chest on turned legs. Poplar pie safe with punched tin panels. Early 19 th c. English mahogany Pembroke table with cross stretcher base. Mid-19 th c. high back Continental side chair with urn of flowers carved splat and acanthus crest rail. Aesthetic Revival oak framed leather sling chair. 45 in. tall 80 drawer octagonal hardware store cabinet. 19 th c. country and later country-style stepback and storage cupboards. Country four drawer chests. Lift top clerks' desks. Hired man's rope bed. 19 th c. country dropleaf tables. Interesting Victorian and country occasional furniture. Unusual c. 1920 72 X 24 in. mahogany desk/bookcase with inlaid four drawer base. 45 in. 19 th c. brass bound camphor wood storage chest and nest of three carved smaller table top examples. Wide variety of inlaid, painted and other deed, jewelry and storage boxes of different descriptions and sizes. Genre paint-decorated Victorian music cabinet. Openwork carved rosewood marble inset plantstands. 40 in. rope-column marble pedestal. Carved wall clocks. Late 19 th c. lyre-based mahogany card table. Upholstered camelback settee. Much more of interest.
ACCESSORIES : 32 in. full-bodied Blackhawk weathervane. Cupid-mounted lead garden fountain with 50 in. enclosure. Numerous first half 20 th c. pond yachts, ship and sailboat models and half hulls. 19 th and early 20 th c. navigational instruments, including W.&S. Jones, London, sextant. Binnacle and lifeboat compasses, nautical bells, old flare gun, Bliss taffrail log, etc. Nautical lighting. OLD GUNS AND MILITARY : American Gun Co. 12 guage double barrel shotgun. 1863 Springfield long rifle. Baby Hammerless pocket pistol. 19 th c. Stokes & Kirk U.S. military cap. Old wooden shaft golf clubs. Decorative 58 in. founder's wooden matchplate for casting a period style bronze cannon. Large selection of 19 TH C. COUNTRY WOODENWARE : Old pantry boxes, firkins and measures in different styles and finishes. Figured maple bowl and collection of other chopping bowls, trenchers, bread and cutting boards, cutlery carriers, food choppers, good carved scoops and utensils and more. Selection of good baskets. Inlaid and other good document boxes. Deep 15 ½ in. 19 th c. NATIVE AMERICAN basket. Navajo mat, small graphic rug and blanket. Other flat weave textiles.
FOLK CARVINGS : Articulated 8 in. carved and painted black figure with blue-gray uniform jacket. 5 ½ in. carved pottery bust of slave, dug up in North Carolina. Newcastle, NH carved spreadwing seagull. Other carved and painted bird miniatures. Selection of duck decoys. Carved snake, dog head, clenched fist, silver whistle-handle and other interesting walking sticks. Sword cane and others. Gold handled umbrella. Carved Spanish Colonial stirrup. Two molded wax female store display busts. Old homemade and other wooden toys and whimsies. Decorated STONEWARE and country pottery. Spongeware. Period household tinware and wrought and cast iron cookware. Fireplace metalware. Hessian andirons. Good 19 th and 20 th c. table and floor lighting and accessories. Railroad and skaters' lanterns. Student lamps. Rare 8 in. cast iron sailboat doorstop. Collection of approx. twenty good STILL BANKS. Bronze and other desk accessories and figures. ORIENTAL ITEMS from the collection of an American financial officer working in the Orient in the first half of the 20 th c.Fine 16 in. four color Imari charger and other blue and white examples in 22 and 26 in. sizes. Ming Dynasty 4 ½ in. gilt bronze Buddha. Scenic wedding mirror. Budansu six-arm Kannon. Pair of Tong-style recumbent camel tomb figures. Japanese bronze fish relief covered jar. Relief dragon-decorated Bonsai pot, probably Meiji. Metallic, ceramic and carved oriental and island figures and masks.
ESTATE CHINA AND GLASSWARE : Set of twelve Spode blue transfer dinner plates in the rare Indian Sporting Series. Old Meissen, misc. soft paste and ironstone. Royal Doulton "Old Salt" mug. Staffordshire dogs and figures. Fine Capodimonte plate with lady Hamilton armorial crest. Beatrix Potter ten-piece animal group on woodsy stand. Fulper open-handled and other vases and 11 in. ewer. Flora Naranjo decorated Santa Clara and Zia pottery. Earlier and later bottles. Collection of 19 th c. inks. Good Victorian and later decorative art glass. Collection of ten better pattern Carnival glass bowls. Paperweights. Much more of interest. STRING INSTRUMENTS : Joach. Tielke-laute marked antique lute. Assorted violins and bows. Bass viol. ESTATE JEWELRY: Art Deco pieces include a lady's platinum and 5.25ct diamond bracelet and platinum, 14K white gold and 5.50ct diamond bow design brooch, detachable as two collar pins. Man's gold Movado watch. Earlier and later gold and sterling jewelry. Large and varied selection of 19 th and 20 th c. costume jewelry. Selection of fine mother-of-pearl and carved Victorian calling card boxes. 20 th c. ladies' pocketbooks, scarves, hats and accessories from the home of a 1940's-1950's NYC garment industry model.
SILVER : Hester Bateman soup and sauce ladles and stuffing spoons. William, Peter and Ann Bateman cream pot, pap boat and assorted flatware. 70 pieces of Treasure pattern sterling flatware. Assorted coin and sterling flatware. Spectacular large footed nut dish with squirrel mount. Victorian spelter female badminton figures. Old marbles. Good sewing accessories. ADVERTISING tins, signs and useful objects. Strand Theatre, Portland, ME, stained glass exit sign and company ledger. Graphic 1901 Portsmouth (NH) Brewing Co. and 1914 L. Baldi Fruit Merchant advertising calendars, both depicting young children. Ringling Bros. And Barnum and Bailey circus posters. Dietz and Dominion Tubular Lamp Co. advertising broadsides. Q.E. packaged (Tuck) relief scraps. Other misc. advertising paper. 19 th c. TEXTILES : Fine 5 X 10 ft. paisley and multi-color embroidered silk oriental shawl of equal quality. Good blue and white woven 19 th c. blanket and misc. men's and ladies' costumery. Contemporary room-sized oriental carpet and room-sized old round braided rug.
OLD PAPER AND PHOTOGRAPHY : Jan. 29, 1829 Jackson Forever 3 X 4 ‡ in. card invitation to a (Woburn, MA) Jackson Ball. 1830 Militia Orders. 1876 Phila. Exhibition admission tickets. Interesting 1863 New Belle Plain Civil War Letter. 1724 NJ land lease indenture. 19 th c. Arms of Tilly medical remedy hand bill. 1918 King George welcome form letter to Soldiers of the U.S. Rolled and other maps, including J. Rapkin's Jamaica and British America. Old travel paper and RR timetables. Post cards, Victorian greetings cards and stereo views. Old stamped covers. Kennedy political posters. Cabinet card photo of male circus giant (York, PA). Photo of the Whaler Swallow , framed in oak from the ship's hull. Old ME logging camp group photo. Ambrotype of Louise(a) Whitney on horseback. Misc. family photography.
OLD PAINTINGS AND PRINTS : J. (John) Smart (the Elder, 1741-1811) signed 3 ½ in. oval miniature portrait on ivory of Sophie Arnould (1760-1802), soprano and femme de lettre. 19 th c. 28 X 21 in. giltwood framed portrait of young woman, marked on the stretcher, Nathen Bachelor, Hallowel for Seth Howard Leeds. Signed JFH, 1872, marine watercolor of sailing battleships, sidewheeler and small craft in rough seas along fortified island shore. 6 X 10 in. Geo. Hathaway oil of Whitehead Passage by Peak's Is., ME. E.J. Maybury, 1915, 14 X 20 in. landscape o/c valley scene. 22 X 30 in. Early 19 th c. European stable painting. Jaeger Austrian mountain landscape oil. Misc. American and European landscape paintings. M. Rogers o/c with cows. 30 X 25 in. o/c of three seamen dressed for heavy weather. Numerous unsigned coastal marine oil paintings. Hirosaki and Yoshida landscape watercolors. Aarons watercolor of oxen and cart. 10 X 13 in. K.M. Cohen bronze plaque depicting young man taking in advice from old sage. E. Howell w/c landscape. Thos. Thorne oil of Kennebunk church. Roy Lewando early 20 th c. fishing village w/c. 19 th and 20 th c. decorative paintings and prints. Large folio Currier & Ives, 1893, Vigilant and Valkyrie in a "Thrash to Windward". Forbes litho. of Bark Catalpa of New Bedford. 1909 S.L. Smith inscribed print, Goodspeed's View of the Hancock House on Beacon Hill . (Hovsep) Pushman inscribed still life print. Stevensgraphs.
TERMS OF SALE: Cash or check approved by auctioneer. Mastercard and Visa accepted. Twelve percent Buyer's Premium. Written or oral descriptions subject to error or omission. Delivery available by separate arrangement. Sale catered by Down Home Catering.
DIRECTIONS: From I-95, Take Exit 7 (The Yorks) and follow to U.S. Route One. Take left on Route One and follow 2/10 mi. to Goodwin Building on right at corner of Raydon Rd.
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