SOLD Saturday Morning, September 27, 2003
Old Dolls at 10:00 a.m.
Estate Antiques at 11:00 a.m.
Full Auction Preview September 26th from 2:00 to 6:00 p.m.
And from 8:00 a.m. on the Day of Sale
Selling a diverse selection of privately owned antiques and old furnishings, including items from the estate of collector, W. Warren Smith, of Ogunquit, ME, an old York Beach family and a long time collector from Portsmouth, NH, as well as items from a Maine Museum.
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OLD DOLLS: Wide selection of earlier and later European and American estate dolls, doll clothes, accessories, trunks, doll and dollhouse furnishings and related items. Listing of sale lots also available by mail or fax.
AUTOMOBILE AND BOAT TO BE SOLD AT 11:00 A.M.: 1950 gray Studebaker Champion (front view- rear view) two door coupe with most original parts and 38,876 original miles. 16 ft. 9 in. early 20th c. shallow wooden rowboat with four oar mounts.
FURNITURE: New England, possibly southern Maine, mahogany two part secretary desk over three drawers, having bird's-eye maple and other figured paneling, the top section chalk-signed indistinctly underneath. Mahogany ball and claw foot candlestand with leaf-carved knees and birdcage support. Group of exceptionally paint-decorated late 19th c. Adams-style furniture, including Hepplewhite form glazed door secretary desk, pembroke table (top), settee and two armchairs. 52 in. tall old finish pine three drawer blanket cheston bracket base.19th c. Chinese Export enameled card table with gilded carved feet. 18th c. 53 X 29 in. stretcher-based one drawer pine tavern table. F. Trumble (Phila.) branded fanback windsor side chair with finely carved ears, 15 1/2 in. seat height. Bulbous-turned sackback armchair. Sets of birdcage and rodback windsors. Tiffany & Co. mahogany tall case clock with scenic phase dial. Unmarked c. 1900 English mahogany tall case clock with silver-plated dial on brass. Hoadley style tall case clock. Grain-painted Empire commode. Two-tier faux bamboo standing bookshelf. L. Cotton branded early Empire mahogany sideboard. Small Empire rolled foot mahogany secretary desk. Deck-top Empire chest of drawers with repousse glass pulls. Empire butler's desk. Three drawer Empire work table. Acanthus-carved double pedestal Empire card table. Numerous other Empire card tables. Flame birch and figured maple northern NH Empire chest. N.E. figured maple turned post bed with smooth acorn finials.
Multi-drawer desk top cherry gentleman collector's cabinet for tied fishing flies. Continental 19th c. kidney-shaped writing desk. Adams-style paint-decorated stepback two door cabinet of rosewood-grained drawers over case of six drawers. Wall and bureau mirrors from different periods. Fine Victorian oak side-by-side desk/bookcase with unusual stained glass panels. 44 in. felt-inset turtle top Renaissance Revival library or gaming table. Leaded two door clear glass mahogany bookcase. Oak barrister bookcases, including 50 in. wide four-section unit, two six-section 34 in. wide units and two 34 in. wide four-section units. Other open and glazed-door Victorian bookcases, some over drawers. Set of twelve walnut apothecary drawers. Talon-foot round oak dining table with three leaves. Good oak hall tree and side tables. Walnut double bed. Custom mahogany highboy. Country chairs, including child's Old Hickory rocker. Brass and iron double bed. More furniture of interest.
ACCESSORIES: Large and varied collection of earlier and later Rose Medallion and other CHINESE EXPORT ware, including rare serving pieces, platters, ginger jars, temple jars and individual place setting pieces. 1804 Geo. Washington commemorative Liverpool jug. Misc. soft paste ware. 15 in. 19th c. Hispano-Moresque lustre charger. Slip-decorated redware plate. Blue-decorated stoneware. Wedgwood and other salt glaze ware. Small lithopane box depicting mother and children.Large seaweed mocha yellow-ware bowl and other yellow-ware. Santo Domingo labeled clay teapot. Hampshire, Weller and other art pottery. Set twelve 1927 blue transfer Harvard University dinner plates. 1971 and later Hummel plates. Sandwich cup plates. Early blown wines. Fitted case of 1861 patent glass stopper amber wine bottles, with tumblers, from a Nashua, NH wine merchant. Much more in OLD CHINA AND GLASSWARE. 7 1/2 in. J. Crawford marked 1823 silver presentation pitcher bestowed by the New York Agricultural Society to Julia Harrison for a grass bonnet. Sterling and silver-plated serving pieces, including 1872 six-piece Meriden tea/coffee service with female figural mounts. Mid-18th c. Scottish flagon. R. Gleason teapot. 19th c. pewter candlesticks. Misc. pewter ware. Carl Sorensen 11 in. patinated basin 36 in. cast iron lion-mask lodge andirons. Other fireplace items.
Victorian and later estate gold, sterling and costume JEWELRY. Good pocket watches. Brietling Premier man's wristwatch. Fraternal jewelry, including 32nd degree Masonic jeweled gold pendant. Lady's contemporary Rolex. Old Man in the Mountain (NH) watch fob. Tiffany & Co. cloisonne shelf clock and garniture. Fountain pens, jack-knives and interesting desk accessories. 18th c. and other early eyeglasses. C. 1880 sailboat diorama. 5 in. round Micmac quill-work box. Other fine baskets and woodenware. Bath, ME acorn-carved and inscribed walking stick and others. Labeled Barre, MA hide-covered document box and others. 19th c. decoupage, painted, and other good boxes of various description. Small wallpaper box containing woven-hair bonnet. Ladies' table and bureau accessories. Good beaded purses. Interesting old sewing novelties. 9 in. Hubley cast iron grasshopper pull toy. Lehmann Galop tin windup car. Children's litho'd Victorian blocks. Set rosewood bocce balls. Good selection of 19th c. and later table and floor LIGHTING, including pair Sandwich clear whale oils, patent lamps, nautical, etc. Old Maine township road signs. Good framed Victorian mottos. '39 Calif. World's Fair auto plate. '33 Chicago World's Fair parasol. Old Boy Scout items. Schwinn Sting Ray "BX", girl's good 50's Columbia bike, etc. RCA 6-BX-5 and Emerson portable radio with 90 degree-shaped plastic antenna. 19th c. wooden field camera.
OLD TEXTILES, including fine early floral and vine chintz quilt and other quilts. Framed floral silk embroidered theorem. Cranberry overshot coverlet. Estate linens, lace, trims and embroidery. Native American textiles. Hooked rugs. ESTATE ORIENTAL RUGS, including numerous colorful small area Caucasians. MILITARY, FRATERNAL AND OCCUPATIONAL: Civil War and other American and European swords and bayonets. Trap-throwing and shell reloading equipment. Selection of fraternal, occupational, political and club medals, ribbons and pinback buttons.
OLD PAINTINGS, PRINTS, PHOTOGRAPHY AND OLD PAPER: 15 1/2 X 9 1/2 framed Moulton watercolor family crest in the style of John Coles, Boston. 12 X 19 Ross Turner, Aug. '87, w/c The Shoals. 16 X 21 Pastor Calpena 1958 Paris street scene. 16 X 20 Clarence E. Carleton o/c, First Snow of the Season. Margaret F. Richardson 9 X 12 o/b river scene. 12 X 20 o/c of barn interior with chickens, in style of Shapleigh, indistinctly signed (H…B….). Well-executed 15 X 12 o/p of serene-faced young woman. 14 X 21 Jake Wessell marine coastal oil. Mid-19th c. 2 1/2 in. gold-framed oval miniature portrait of Wm. Dennis, Marblehead, MA. holding a map. Small J. Benk mythological o/p of the maidens, Spring and Autumn. W.F. Dell coastal w/c with fishermen. Margaret Hinchman w/c, The Bright North. 1848 Madrid oil, Pantoxade, two Saints mourning over thorny crown. Ink and w/c illustration sketchbook of Neil Brooks McLaughlin. Group of early 20th c. unframed Marblehead and coastal N.E. watercolors by Amy Blanchard, Milton, MA. Taylor-signed framed w/c of Geo. W. Littlefield's "Willow Lodge", Ogunquit, ME. W. Clegg early 20th c. o/b possibly of Newcastle, NH houses and streets. Large lot of artwork, illustrations, paper and photos relating to artist, E. Otis Nielsen. Rita Cote (York, ME) floral oils. Abbott Graves inscribed (to Capt. Anderson) genre print. Framed 19th c. silhouette of young girl. 1674 and 1681 S. Sanson French colored etchings of portions of France. 1775 Sayer and Bennett Chart of the Banks of Newfoundland. Anna Beek colored engraving of 1704 Bataille de Hochstett. Bufford print image of the Island Ledge House, Wells, Maine. 1855 Kuchel & Dressel print image of Stockton, CA and 1877 print of town of South Berwick, ME. Wallace Nutting prints. 19th c. prints of ships. More interesting and decorative paintings and prints.
UNUSUAL PHOTOS: 6 X 4 1/2 in. (sight) tintype of 19th c. man wearing two revolvers and knife in his belt while his dog rests by his side. Biddeford, ME post-mortem cabinet photo of few month-old twins conjoined at the neck in one body. Other infant post-mortem photos. 1924 Mussolini and pre-Presidential F.D. Roosevelt signed photos. Stereopticon and views. Framed sectional grouping of 2 1/2 X 2 in. 19th c. portrait family photos, mostly ambrotypes. Early 20th c. N.E. and European tour snapshot albums. Lot of photos, pamphlets and misc. old paper relating to Portsmouth, NH. OLD PAPER: Thirty-six letters by David Watson Sharpe, 4th Ct Volunteers and Co. B, 1st Reg. Artillery, from 1861-1865, written from Jan. 20, 1861 in Arlington Hts., VA, to Fort Cummings on April 22, 1865, with mention of movement and battles, superiors and feelings about the war and the opponents. 1816 Boston day book of the business, Duren & Bacon. Lot of MA origin 18th and 19th c. deeds, receipts, advertising and misc. paper. Collection of loose 19th c. bookplates, mostly associated with Harvard Univ. and the MA area. Fogg's Ferry comedy drama poster. WWI and 50's Sat. Evening Post political posters. Interesting 1931 world tour scrapbook. Postcards. Albums of interesting and rare trade cards. Early 20th c. travel paper, including railroad and shipping lines ads and schedules. Separate lots of interesting early 20th c. family paper and photography. Framed Portland, ME lobster merchant ad depicting raised image of line of fresh-caught fish. OLD BOOKS: Separate lots of estate books, including antique reference books (many out of print), early travel and city guides, old New England, some leather bound. First ed. of Jewett's A Tory Lover. 13 vols. of (Nuernberg) Trials of War Criminals. Much more.
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.
DIRECTIONS: From Interstate Rte. 95, take Exit 4 (The Yorks) and follow to U.S. Rte. One. Take left on Rte. One and follow 2/10 mi. to Goodwin Building and tent on right.
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