Hap Moore Antiques Auctions

Auction of Estate Antiques

Saturday February 25, 2012 at 10:00 a.m.

Previews Friday, February 24th, from 2:00 to 6:00 p.m.

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

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Selling a diverse selection of antiques, period and decorative accessories removed solely from estates, private collections and old households, featuring fine furnishings and art work descending through an old Boston family.

ESTATE FURNITURE: 40 in. maple graduated four drawer chest on ogee base, having distinctive thin molded top. 44 in. cookie-cornered four drawer Sheraton chest over reeded posts and turned legs, the drawers having banded inlay. New England formerly grain-painted tall case clock on bracket base, having unmarked bird and floral dial (1, 2, 3, 4). Pair of Portsmouth, NH Chippendale side chairs, as is (Jobe, Fig. 41). Spade foot Hepplewhite side chair with pierced splat and sheaf of wheat carved detail. 32 in. Maine sponge and paint-decorated mustard dressing table. Late 19th c. paint-decorated headboard with ship at sea painting. Early 19th c. 62 X 40 in. standing pine cabinet (detail) of 14 drawers. 19th c. full-sized tiger maple cannonball bed. Tilt top tea tables, including one with carved top for gaming and one with figured mahogany top and carved leg detail. 46 X 70 in. walnut deep drop leaf table on ring-turned legs. 48 in. flame birch drop leaf table on turned legs. Stately bench made second period 93 X 41 in. block front mahogany chest on chest on ball and claw feet. 62 in. second period bench made bowfront mahogany sideboard on reeded legs. 44 X 22 in. Unusual Gothic-paneled corner cabinet on shaped base. 62 in. rosewood pole screen with carved frame around needlepoint panel depicting maid in a landscape. 19th c. upholstered armchair with carved legs and lion’s head arms. 45 in. German deep-carved dark oak three tier wall shelf. Unusual 40 in. spindle back upholstered settee and compatible armchair with carved detail. J. M. Young flat arm mission oak adjustable armchair and leatherback maple armchair. Split column mirrors, including one with colorful reverse-painted panel depicting child at play. 30 X 46 in. Venetian glass and other decorative mirrors. Occasional furniture of interesting design.

OLD CLOCKS: Joumier (a Briare) fancy repousse brass wall clock. German ceramic and other shelf clocks. Fancy R.A. walnut hanging clock. Seth Thomas schoolhouse clock.
GARDEN, ARCHITECTURAL AND DECORATIVE: Two Caproni style classical frieze-work molded plaster panels. 67 in. six-fold oriental paper screen depicting bamboo along a riverscape. Distinctive trio of wrought iron garden armchairs with curled foot and arm design. Molded concrete and iron planters.
OLD LIGHTING: 19 in. Handel table lamp with leaf and branch decorated shade. Late 19th c. pairs of fancy leaf-form gilt metal wall sconces and table candelabra. Fine 59 in. pair of wrought iron torcheres. Exotic bird-mounted hanging brass light fixture with floral swag painted blue glass font. Fancy B. & H. standing brass piano lamp on figural tripod base. E. M. & Co. slag glass table lamp. 20th c. table lamp with fine dragonfly shade. Frankart and other interesting figural table lamps. Good wrought iron floor lamps. Early fluid-burning carriage lamps.
ITEMS OF SPECIAL INTEREST: Early gilt bronze Chiang Saen Thai Buddha, measuring 30 X 23 X 11 inches. Andy Warhol’s leather jacket, given to his friend, Robert Bishop, and later by Bishop to his close friend, our consignor, who provides letter of provenance.
ESTATE CHINA, GLASSWARE AND POTTERY: Early Export ware, including two pieces bearing the arms of Boudinot (detail) and borne by Elias Boudinot of New Jersey, 1740-1821, friend of Geo. Washington, President of The Continental Congress and Director of the U.S. Mint. These pieces and others descended in the family of Archibald Alexander of Bernardsville, NJ. and subsequently to the consignor. Fine Rose Medallion serving pieces. Canton flask and other Export. 17 in. genre and floral decorated Chinese floor vase with water buffalo mounts and tureen of a similar style. Elaborate 16 in. floral and putti-adorned Capodimonte vase on stand. Meissen and Royal Doulton figurines. Bulbous 10 in. Zolnay exotic bird-decorated vase. Early salt glaze. Pair of 15 in. 19th c. blue and white Chinese vases. Rare set of twelve 8 ½ in. French plates with scenes of various musical subjects (1, 2, 3, 4, 5). Selection of Marblehead pottery. Dedham pottery. Sailing ship tile with label of The Society of Arts and Crafts (Boston). Good Roseville. 1950’s art pottery by Leola Willke. Majolica herring box with fish-form handle. Royal Doulton Columbus, 1492, commemorative pitcher. B.P.O.E., Portland, ME stein. Rare ironstone duck food mold. Royal Crown Derby bird-decorated dinner china and more by Copeland and Limoges. Rare blown cranberry Sandwich creamer. Fine ribbon design 14 in. stoppered art glass bottle. Etched Tiffany water set. Blue-decorated and 1844 dated 4 gal. open mouth stoneware crock. Assorted decorative fine china and glassware.
MISCELLANEOUS ORIENTALIA: Selection of scent bottles and snuffs. 11 ½ in. cinnabar plate. 2 in. carved jade turtle. Cloisonne vases of differing size. Large selection of ESTATE SILVER: Sets of flatware, Gorham silver bowl in box (1, 2), hollowware, table accessories and specialty pieces by Caldwell, Gorham, Tiffany and others.
ESTATE ANTIQUE AND DECORATIVE ACCESSORIES: Unique 18 in. seal and fruit basket carved whalebone straight edge with inscription on reverse, “Made by a Sealer in a Cave. Cape Pillars. Terra Del Fuego, Feb. 1833.” Selection of fine early vintage opera costumes and colorful clothing and from the same NJ home, a large leather-bound catalog of 68 early opera costume photos (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11), no catalog maker’s mark. Early 20th c. wedding dress. Small early framed relief carving of putti (back). Good 10 X 16 sailboat diorama. 1818 Neisse signed long gun (detail) converted to percussion. 1919 Colt souvenir buckle. Tulip andirons. Early fly rod. Fine desk accessories. Fancy sterling, gilt metallic and giltwood picture frames. 11 ½ in. glass-lined gilt metallic Art Nouveau vase in form of spread-arm maidens. Good figural doorstops. Fraternal and political medals and pinbacks. Douglas/Johnson tintype button. Arrowheads. Old sewing accessories. L. W. Hill carved miniature birds. Large collection of seashells. Old buttons, including Jacksonian depicting old fire pumper. Early 20th c. road sign directing tourists to The Champernowne Hotel, Kittery Point, ME. “Musette” paper roll organ. Early 15 in. fife. Old Halloween accessories.
OLD DOLLS AND TOYS: 23 in. Eden Bebe. Closed mouth 11 in. French fashion doll with clothes. Other bisque, Kestner doll, china head and composition dolls and later dolls in original boxes. Lots of doll clothes, shoes and accessories. Early 20th c. furnished dollhouse and extra furnishings (1, 2, 3, 4). Small Steiff cat and two bears. Selection of small dolls and miniature stuffed animals. Good snow babies. Early 20th c. marionettes (2) and litho’d. Tony Sarg Marionette Theatre. Wolverine submarine and Zilotone windups. Buddy “L” dump truck and other pressed steel vehicles. Old wooden puzzles.
Small selection of oriental room-sized and scatter RUGS. Hooked rugs. Large and fine selection of ESTATE JEWELRY: Diamond and other gemstone rings, brooches, bracelets and pendants. Gold, platinum and sterling jewelry and pocket watches. Early intaglios and cameos. Early to mid-20th c. craftsman-made sterling and gold jewelry of distinctive style, including that by Lorna Bell Pearson, whose silver is part of the MFA, Boston permanent collection. Navajo and other Southwestern hand-crafted silver jewelry and accessories. Older Continental turquoise jewelry. Large and varied selection of very good costume jewelry.
OLD BOOKS, PAPER AND PHOTOGRAPHY: 1822 The Art of Invigorating and Prolonging Life. M. Pitton de Tournefort’s Relation d’un Voyage du Levant, 1717, in vellum. Fore-edge painted book, James Thomson’s The Seasons. Old books on Constantinople. Select leather-bounds. Large selection of estate books from which individuals may make up small lots. 1823 Bill of Sale for the Sloop Friendship from John Rogers of Newburyport to a combine in Portsmouth. 1797 English land indenture. Lot of vintage paper advertising items. World’s Fair Souvenir playing cards. Stereo views and cabinet card photos depicting the Boston Fire and San Francisco Earthquake.
OLD PAINTINGS AND PRINTS: 27 X 35 early European genre o/c, old label en verso inscribed, Lazarus at the rich man’s table by Bonifazio” (detail 1, 2). 12 X 15 E.M.Vallee landscape o/p. 17 X 20 John Vine (Colchester) o/c of Master Philips on horseback. 9 X 13 landscape o/c, penciled en verso, “By A. Vickers”. Distinctive 23 X 40 unsigned o/c of sailing ship and steam tug coming out of port (detail). 16 X 24 o/c of fishermen in a dory. Works by Simka Simkhovitch from his family’s collection: 20 X 16 o/b, Girl in Pink, 1941; 40 X 30 o/c, Grief; 12 X 16 o/b of cubist figures by the shore. 13 X 17 winter landscape oil, The Road Home; 19 X 16 and 20 X 24 fruit and flower still life oils. 8 ½ X 6 ½ w/c, Bathers; 4 X 5 etching of circus performers and another of clown. 19 X 15 Henrietta King oil of child preparing food for her teddy. 21 X 24 Konrad Ubans, 23, townscape o/c. 17 ½ X 23 ½ Charles Curtis Allen landscape. 16 X 24 V. (Virginia) Williams still life oil of apples. 16 X 24 W. F. Jarvis field of flowers o/c. 16 X 20 A. W. Strahan coastal landscape (detail) 22 X 33 H. C. Dunbar, Lakeville, riverscape o/c. 15 X 27 oil of five-masted ship at sea. 24 X 30 Castano oil of sunset over a river. Two 13 X 16 oils on panel of Continental tavern scenes (detail 1, 2). 30 X 24 oil of woman reading in a Continental interior. 14 X 18 o/c of ship and other craft at sea. Indistinctly signed 25 X 20 cubist o/c of male head and en verso an oil of a Russian artist in a painting stance. 41 X 41 canvas of figures in battle. Folio of early 20th c. Agnes Tucker (Boston) drawings of human subjects. Ferruzi miniature on porcelain of mother and child. 18 X 24 Continental landscape o/c with ruins. Two 15 X 16 Japanese watercolors of Geishas. Chernoff floral mosaic and Leola Willke mosaic of Indian with his pots. L. Willke colorful oils (1, 2 & Lot. 304 1, 2). Numerous good still life oils. Two Icart prints of ladies (1, 2). C. Hunt engrvg. of The Derby of 1844. 1858 col’d. engrvg. of Washington after McKean. C. W. Anderson prints. 1927 Gold Cup VA steeplechase print. Prevost and Gould prints. S. A. Edwards mezzotint of The Chigi Madonna (detail 1, 2). Japanese woodblocks. Other decorative works.

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:  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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