Selling exclusively from the distinctive thirty year private collection of
Lynne and Paul Weaver.
FURNITURE: 36 in. old blue two drawer blanket chest on bracket base with two false drawers. 66 X 24 in. old red stepback cupboard with two glazed doors. 30 X 34 X 12 in. old yellow dry sink. Striking 44 in. black and red grain-painted blanket box on small turned feet. Equally striking, a 32 in. smoke-grained blanket box on bracket base. 43 in. old green bracket-based blanket box. 91 X 49 X 15 in. apple green four door storage cupboard on raised base. 36 in. old red graduated four drawer chest with fluted columns over turned feet. 51 X 26 X 18 in. three drawer old red Manchester, NH store chest. 24 X 17 in. old red tripod stand with unusual shaped legs. 38 X 19 in. stretcher-based old red occasional table with deep scalloped top. Tripod candlestand in old salmon paint. Early salmon-painted three section folding quilt rack. 73 X 34 X 15 in. old red grain bin over three drawers. Old green sack back Windsor armchair on bulbous-turned base. Assembled set of six birdcage Windsor side chairs. Early 19th c. ladderback armchairs, including one with distinctive shaped arms and paint decoration, one in old powder blue and two others with delicate turnings. Numerous paint-decorated stands of differing form. Two old red hanging three tier shelves. Pair of country Empire side chairs with formal paint decoration and another in unusual form and old yellow paint with decoration. 6’ 3 and 9’ 9 in. country benches in old white and grey paint. Low 4 X 3’ oval old white table on four shapely legs. 36 in. old red storage box for the back of a delivery wagon, inscribed Snyder-Cure. Primitive paint-decorated slant lid clerk’s tabletop desk and another in old finish with interior drawers. 20 X 19 X 5 in. twelve drawer set of hanging spice drawers in old light yellow paint. Many storage, deed and trinket boxes in old paint and paint-decoration. 13 in. diameter old light blue buttonhole-looped covered firkin. Another covered mustard painted firkin in 14 in. diameter. Spindled H. Wakefield rattan armchair. Rope beds in old finish. 84 X 49 X 11 in. glazed door storage cabinet over two drawer base in crackled old finish, having six adjustable shelves. 66 X 48 X 10 in. 19th c. matchboard chestnut four door cupboard with interior shelves. Five split column or Federal mirrors with interesting reverse-painted glass panels. Selection of small mirrors.
FOLK ART AND ARCHITECTURAL: Early 40 X 29 in. carved and paint-decorated swing horse. Shapely 62 in. paint-decorated barber pole. 33 X 29 in. sheet iron standing horse weathervane in old painted surface. Old 43 in. paddlewheel ferry weathervane. 26 in. metallic square-rigged ship vane. Smaller old sheet metal and tin weathervanes depicting crouched rabbit, primitive rooster and crescent moon with stars. 8 to 15 in. carved and painted tabletop animals, including stork, spreadwing eagles, crouched rabbit, hippo and dove. 8 in. square early needlework sampler depicting red colonial house with trees, flowers and birds. Child’s sled decorated with running horse. 6 ½ X 9 ½ in. diorama depicting blimp over townscape and tanker in port. Paint-decorated game boards. Decorated skittles and Indian clubs. Selection of children’s paint-decorated wood spinning tops. Painted rabbit cutouts. Silent butler. 37 in. expertly carved architectural fan. 21 X 29 in. 19th c. painted Weaver’s Guild sign. Wenham, MA W.P.A. Project sign. Old 24 in. wood PETS sign and 31 in. U. S. Post Office sign. 16 in. faceted old green floriform cast iron finial. Old 15 in. cast iron horse hitching post figure. 17 cast iron shooting gallery bird-form targets. 10 ½ in. animal bone, relief-carved with tulips.
ACCESSORIES: Selection of good old baskets. Painted chopping bowl and trencher. Early spiral iron candlestick. Collection of sculptural and colorful pin cushions and fabric covered hatpins. Decorative fabric-covered ornamental objects. Collection of felt bunnies and other animals. Collection of small wooly sheep figures. Stone fruit. Decorated clay marbles. Interesting children’s decorated wood accessories. Large lot of ceramic dog figurines. Collection of good tin cookie cutters. Cast iron sailor and Indian brave penny banks. Small standing rabbit and other cast iron figures. Large seashell collection. Lot of metallic and glass flower frogs. Stick sponge and spatterware, including rabbit decorated. Banded ironstone. 14 ½ in. Imari charger and 9 ½ in. bowl. Adams Cattle Scenery center bowl. Selection of blown and other clear glass table display pieces, including cake stands, large and small covered jars, compotes, bell jars and vases.
OLD PAINTINGS, EMBROIDERED ART WORK AND PRINTS: 19 X 37 in. hand-drawn and colored 1840 Smithfield, RI plot of real estate of George Arnold, late of that town, by Asa Winsor, Surveyor. 22 X 34 in. o/p depicting duck hunter in a primitive landscape. 11 ½ X 19 ½ in. primitive o/c of three-masted schooner near a lighthouse. 18 X 24 in. o/b of sailboats tacking at sea. 19 X 39 in. embroidered “wooly” of the schooner, Mrs. Margaret Fortune. 12 X 16 in. early o/b of sailing ship approaching port with crew visible. 6 X 11 in. o/c of sailboats off an island lighthouse. 13 ½ X 20 in. w/c of dogs by the fireplace. 20 X 31 in. o/c of eiders on the rocks at sunset. 10 X 15 in. charcoal, The Old Homestead. 14 X 18 in. old charcoal of three rabbits. 20 X 30 in. 19th c. o/c of mother and daughter quilting and cooking by the fireplace in a colonial setting. 19 ½ X 15 ½ in. o/b of comical fish market scene. 11 X 21 in. Sara Fuller w/c of two recumbent rabbits. Delicately executed and unframed 12 X 9 1/2 in. early w/c theorem on paper of vase of flowers. 12 X 18 in. primitive o/b of hay harvest scene. 9 X 13 in. o/c of American lakeside camp. Other decorative oils. 19 X 27 in. framed Pear’s Soap ad depicting little girl feeding bunnies. Frameable scenic New England watercolors and prints. West German holiday and tropical motif ornamental relief-pressed paper items. Other antiques of quality and interest.
TERMS OF SALE: Cash or approved check. Mastercard and Visa accepted. 15% Buyer’s Premium. 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.
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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