Auction of Estate Antiques

The Goodwin Building

611 U.S. Route One

York, Maine


Saturday Morning, November 22, 2008 - click on links for PRICES REALIZED

Old Coins, Currency and Stamps at 10:00 a.m.

Followed Directly by 20th c. Art Works

Then Estate Antiques at Approximately 12:00 Noon

Previews November 21st from 2:00 to 6:00 p.m.

From 8:00 to 10:00 a.m. on the Day of Sale

Or by Appointment

Offering a diverse selection of items removed solely from private collections, estates and old households, including 20th c. art work from the collection of the late Joan Dwyer of Newcastle, NH., which includes many local Seacoast artists.

Download Listing of All Auction Lots Here

OLD COINS, CURRENCY MEDALS AND STAMPS: the complete catalog available by mail, fax or downloaded HERE.

Art works from THE JOAN DWYER COLLECTION, with additions, including John Jacobsmeyer, Dewitt Hardy, Betty Bryden-Wills, Robert Eric Moore, A. Edel, Jayne Dwyer, Beverly Hallam, Sherry Palmer, David Bumback, Geo. Shedd, Whittingham, W. Preston, Levi Blum, Dean Minor, Ron Hayes, John Hatch, Adeline Tronzo, Wendy Turner, Carol Lummus and others.

FURNITURE:  40 in. bowfront fruitwood chest of four drawers with checkered and paterae inlay (details). 30 X 16 X 19 in. Continental oak storage box with floral, animal and human mask deep carving (open). 67 X 36 in. flat top maple highboy on pad feet. Mahogany tilting tea table on tripod pad foot base. Mahogany Pembroke table on tapered legs. 60 X 37 in. shoe foot hutch table, originally from Wiggins Tavern, Northampton, MA. Another measuring 72 X 36 in. with arched ends and a third with a 46 in. round top. Early Swedish tall clock in blue-painted case. Two early English mahogany tall clocks, one with nautical dial. C. 1900 English oak tall clock with calendar mechanism and moon phase dial (base detail). Early 20th c. Hanson mahogany tall clock. 60 X 19 in. mahogany sideboard with medial shelf. Slim 19th c. 42 in. hanging pine cupboard. Painted floor boxes. Shaker style old green hired man’s bed. Shaker (?) 7-spindle production rocker. Country chests and one drawer stands. Twig stands. Empire mahogany center and card tables. Diminutive 37 in. Empire mahogany secretary. 19th c. Sheraton style upholstered sofa on reeded legs. Limbert No. 939 mission settee, No. 931 armchair and No. 934 rocker. L. & J.G. Stickley No. 531 library table. Labeled 1957 Leopold Stickley fanback Windsor armchair. Mission Morris chair with unusual belted leather back cushion. Early 20th c. 87 in. “Cape Cod” even arm sofa. Three piece Victorian marble top oak bedroom set with nut carving. Three piece marble top burl walnut bedroom set with carved crestwork. Burl walnut china cabinet on high ball and claw foot base. Art  Nouveau walnut cabinet on raised base with genre painted doors. Good fall front walnut writing desk over four drawers. Marble top walnut side tables and stands. Walnut hall tree and whatnot shelf. Walnut library tables with fancy bases. Good mirrored oak sideboard, round china cabinet and tall chest. Pair stylish upholstered boudoir chairs with griffin-carved frame. Mahogany and oak bookcases of differing styles. Carved rosewood marble-inset stands. Sets of Victorian cane-seated dining chairs. C. 1910 72 in. bowfront mahogany sideboard. Fairmount oak-cased penny-operated eight tune music box. Swiss six tune music box. RMC “Rockola” bar, stools and gaming pieces (another). Pair attractive 53 X 17 in. Art Nouveau floral stained glass windows. C. 1900 four panel folding screen with exotic bird motif. “Nautilus” iron-framed garden chairs. Selection of occasional furniture furniture.

ACCESSORIES:  Pair of stately 33 in. ceramic and gilt metal French urns with genre decoration (detail images 1, 2, 3, 4, 5) T&V Limoges 14 in. decorated punch set with underplate. Limoges pictorial plaques. Minton’s for Tiffany dinnerware set for twelve. Flow blue, sprigware and fine Royal Worcester. Royal Bayreuth cow and polar bear decorated ware. Pair Leeds baskets. European bisque statuary. Silver overlaid irrid. jar. 13 1⁄2 in. L.C.T. signed grey irrid. lampshade. Colorful Victorian china and glassware. Roseville and other art pottery. Single owner collection, with additions, of fine OLD BUTTONS, separated into reasonable tray lots, view lots and download full listing. Single owner collection of QUEEN VICTORIA items. 96 X 77 in. 1871 red and white commemorative coverlet. “Victoria Our Queen – 1837-1897” bedspread. Press-back oak side chair with her image (detail). Q.V. figural porcelain water pitcher and shelf clock. Interesting NIAGARA FALLS shelf clock, china, paper and textile. STATUE OF LIBERTY ephemera, broadsides and posters. FRANK JONES tip and other trays and ephemera. Large Coca Cola tin and other graphic advertising signs.

PORTSMOUTH PEACE TREATY souvenirs. Prohibition figural clock and glassware. WWI, WWII and other graphic 20th c. advertising posters.  American Indian motif chalkware, prints, plaques, etc. Private collection of vintage Santa Claus post cards to be sold in one lot. Lots of other post cards and trade cards. Large and varied lots of vintage advertising, calendars, broadsides and novelties. Earlier and later portrait PHOTOGRAPHY, including Civil War tintype of Robert Hoyt (lightened detail)of Portsmouth, NH with rifle and gear. Miller “101 Ranch” 1913 panoramic photos of Wild West show participants. Buffalo Bill and inscribed Chuck Hass photos. Collection of (approx. 200) early 20th c. glass plate negatives by E.A. Richards, Ayer, MA. 12 3⁄4 X 17 1⁄2 in. 1913 cast bronze plaque (C. Keck, Sc.) commemorating the destruction of the BATTLESHIP MAINE. Silk patriotic flag with eagle from the office of Archibald Alexander, Assist. Dir., U.S. Arms Control & Disarmament Agcy., w/ J.F.K. sgd. document. Old bisque and china head DOLLS, early accessories, dishes and lots of older clothing. German fashion child in box with clothing. Carved male puppet head. Good lamb pull toy (ear, wheel). Mid-19th c. horse and cart pull toy. Lil’ Abner Dogpatch Band tin windup, fabric cartoon and earlier chalk Dogpatch figures. Tin and pressed steel toys. Large selection of older HOOKED RUGS, many geometric and mostly from the same old Berwick, ME homestead. Graphic old QUILTS AND COVERLETS. Fine 10’8 X 5’paisley. Old trims, lace and unused old textile pieces. Pierre Balmain silk evening dress and coat and a wide selection of 19th and early 20th c. VINTAGE CLOTHING (2), shoes, hats, bags and accessories.

ESTATE JEWELRY: Gold, sterling and platinum gemstone rings, etc. Gold pocket watches. Good mourning jewelry. Old costume jewelry. ESTATE SILVER flatware, serving utensils and table accessories. MACERATED CURRENCY. Collection of better old American MILITARY buckles. Adm. George Phillips’ Spanish Amer. War fore and aft cap, belt and buckle and epaulets with gold trim and braid, all in fitted tin box. Enoch White’s War of 1812 eagle pommel sword. Henry Noyes Clark’s Civil War powder horn (15th Reg., VT Vols.). U.S. Springfield hunting knife. OLD LIGHTING. Victorian and later interior and exterior lamps and fixtures. Rare old lamp, the bulb containing jumping ram. DECORATED STONEWARE. Old still banks and desk accessories. 19th c. Pond yachts and old ship models. Old baskets, woodenware and tinware. Helen L. Strong carved miniature of Chipping Sparrow. 11 in. bronze of a nude Neptune with harpoon raised. 19TH C. WOODWORKING planes. 19th c. Berwick, ME made DOCTOR’S BUGGY and sleigh. Mounted DEER HEADS. Selection of room and small-sized ESTATE ORIENTAL RUGS.

Small selection of ESTATE BOOKS: Double-sided vellum sheet from the World Chronicle, 1st Edition, “View of Magdeburg”–CLXXX, Nurenburg, 1493 (detail title). Curzon’s The Persian Question. Inglis’ Journey Through Ireland, 1834. Wiggin’s The Arabian Nights, 1923. Asher Benjamin’s 1814 The Rudiments of Architecture. Books on and by P.T. Barnum. Other books of interest.

OLD PAINTINGS AND PRINTS: Two mid-19th c. Moghaul miniatures with Nastaq’lil inscription en verso (one, two). 27 X 22 1⁄2 in. o/c of Grace Fletcher (Mrs. Daniel Webster). 19 1⁄2 X 15 1⁄2 in. Boston School o/c of a lady. Early 8 X 10 1⁄2 in. copy of Rembrandt interior. 12 X 14 in. J.E. Enneking o/c of fishing boats. 10 X 14 1⁄2 in. W. Roelofs Dutch landscape w/c. 9 1⁄2 X 13 1⁄2 in. landscape o/c, attrib. to J. Constable. 9 X 13 in. Chas. Herbert Woodbury o/c of Swamscott houses by an inlet, with inscription en verso. Small D.H. Fisher landscapes (one, two). Chas. Bragger 1884 NY woodland scene with marsh. A. Buchterkirsh tropical w/c. W. Sidney Cooper, 1920, w/c of sheep in a landscape. R.H. Yates Dutch landscape o/c. 34 X 29 in. 18th c. old master o/c, as is. 23 1⁄2 X 35 1⁄2 in. 14 X 25 in. P.E. Chillman w/c landscape with river. E. Burrill o/c of cows by mound of hay. Old graphite portrait of Daniel Webster by Joseph Frisbee, Kittery Pt., ME. 19 X 23 in. Guido Odierna o/c of stucco entrance with flowers. F.B. Godwin 1935 chalk portrait of man. Oil paintings from the Estate of artist Norman Thomas, including his graphic and well-executed early 20th c. portraits, landscapes, architectural works and others. Also interesting works by his brother, Leslie, and sister, Marie. Norman Thomas etchings of workmen. Watercolors by Kameron Kent. Framed 1822 Rossini engravings of Roman scenes. Japanese woodblocks. Many decorative 19th c. oils and prints.

TERMS OF SALE: Cash or approved check. Mastercard and Visa accepted. 12% 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. Sale catered by Through the Grapevine Caterers, Eliot, ME.

DIRECTIONS:  From I-95, take Exit 7 (The Yorks) and follow to U.S. Rte. One. Take left on U.S. Rte. One and follow 2/10 mi. to the Goodwin Building on the right at the corner of Raydon Rd. SEE MAP


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York, Maine 03909

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