Hap Moore Antiques Auctions

Auction of Estate Antiques

Saturday August 27, 2011 at 10:00 a.m.

Previews Friday, August 26th, 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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Offering a diverse selection of antiques and decorative accessories removed solely from estates, private collections and old households, featuring the extensive vintage autograph collection of a Watertown, MA gentleman.

AUTOGRAPH COLLECTION: Albert E. Hopkins’ collection of hundreds of vintage autographs of notable persons, assembled between 1900 and 1940 and to be sold individually or in reasonable categorical lots. Categories include Sports (2), Hollywood, Classical Musicians and Composers, Illustrators, Literature, Politics, Aviation, Inventors, Scientists, Magicians and miscellaneous personages.
The catalog of eighty-three auction lots may be downloaded HERE. The autographs, including a 1788 B. Franklin signed land grant from a separate estate, will be sold in approximately thirty minutes, beginning at 10:00 a.m., followed by estate antiques.

FURNITURE: Rare 18th c. 33 in. child’s sack-back Windsor high chair in old black paint and red striped detail. Cut corner inlaid mahogany Federal card table. Chippendale pine five drawer tall chest on bracket base. 42 in. cookie corner bow-front cherry chest over reeded posts and turned legs. 18th c. 48 in. walnut blanket chest from an old Philadelphia family with two lateral drawers over a bracket base. 36 in. serpentine mahogany graduated four drwr. chest over low bracket base. Spanish foot Queen Anne side chair with vasiform splat. Pad foot Queen Anne corner chair. Early 19th c. 48 in. rope leg mahogany drop leaf table. 39 in. old red one drwr. blanket chest on shaped base. Shapely corner washstand in worn old decorated yellow paint surface. Numerous tripod candlestands of differing styles. Good 19th c. one drawer stands. Pairs of fanback and rodback Windsor side chairs. Shapely second period Queen Anne upholstered wing chair on stretcher base and pad feet. Distinctive second period Sheraton style reeded leg three part mahogany dining table, expandable to 165 in. and set of six inlaid shield-back dining chairs from the same period in the style of Sack’s Vol. II, fig. 1095. 19th c. 32 in. rosewood flip top gaming table with inlaid checkerboard (detail). 46 in. mahogany kidney-shaped writing desk. 48 in. serpentine mahogany server with inlays. 46 in. round Arts & Crafts period pine hutch table.

WICKER: Very fancy Victorian wicker photographer’s chair. Fine 6 ft. flat arm wicker sofa with original velvet cushions. 78 in. Debski (NY) wicker sofa. Other good wicker. Pair fine mahogany barrister bookcases and two good oak examples. C. 1900 pine stepback cupboard with glazed top. 35 in. oval marble top table with grape-carved base. 71 X 41 in. early 1960’s M. Moller teakwood dining table, expandable to 116 in. and set of eight unmarked stylish dining chairs of the same period. Distinctive early 1960’s 75 in. teakwood compartmented sideboard (detail). Kittinger tripod tea table. Set of fine Sloane leather-upholstered dining chairs. Stylish Victorian and later occasional furniture.

MUSICAL: Wilmot-Wood, Boston, and Silvertone banjos. Rare Edison upright Diamond Disc Phonograph, Official Laboratory Model, with twelve discs. Reginaphone upright music box with thirty-nine 15 ½ in. metal discs. Fine eight and twelve tune inlaid music boxes. Tabletop oak cased “Morning Glory” phonograph. Stylish standing Art Deco-cased radios, including slim 60 in. Westinghouse “Columaire” (Model WR8-R) and Philco and RCA models. Zenith (#S-17787) and bakelite G.E. table models. Early unused Rauland “Lyric” audio frequency transformer, Type R-500, and accessories.

CLOCKS: Eli Terry pillar and scroll. W & H eight tone, four song bracket clock, with royal figure and other mask deep carving. Boston style and New Haven banjos. Putti mounted bronze boudoir clock. Seth Thomas brass bracket clock. Good brass carriage clock. Heavily carved and working cuckoo clock. Rectangular oak Regulator.

ARCHITECTURAL AND GARDEN: Fancy old 92 X 41 in. bronze garden gate. Two gilded banner vanes from local properties (1, 2). Thirty-one piece fancy cast iron balustrade. Tall wooden garden trellises. 46 in. marble-inset scrolled wrought iron garden bench. Box of early 20th c. floral architectural tiles. Interesting old signs.

OLD TOOLS AND NAUTICAL: Rare A. Hobbs, London, brass lifeboat sextant with silver scale. Old 36 in. sailboat half hull. Old 13 X 17 in. framed sailboat diorama. Selection of old molding planes. Gerstner machinist chest.

OLD GUNS AND SWORDS: M. Hertz Kentucky rifle, converted to percussion, with decorated patchbox and metalwork. Remington Model 1100 12g. shotgun. Cast iron 10g. Winchester signal cannon. Early 29 in. forged European sabre in original wooden sheath with carved bird-form handle.

OLD LIGHTING: Good selection of fancy Victorian banquet, piano, table and hanging lamps, many from an old single owner collection (1, 2, 3). Colorful stained glass Arts & Crafts hanging fixtures. Stylish 20th c. wrought iron floor lamps.

OLD RUGS, SAMPLERS AND TEXTILES: Kuba scatter rug. 37 X 29 in. Navajo Yei rug. Framed and unframed needlework samplers. Misc. lot of early 20th c. household textiles.

ESTATE CHINA, GLASSWARE AND POTTERY: Large single owner collection of older and later Wedgwood china tableware, including rarer forms. Same owner collection of satin glassware, bride’s baskets, compotes, pickle casters, biscuit jars and other good Victorian colored glassware. Collection of glass chickens on basket. Good Majolica. Pair 7 ½ in. Rose Mandarin vases. Canton. 13 in. Japanese figural bird group. Tenier and other early French faience. Deep blue Staffordshire. Flow blue. 1906 Portland, ME Lodge pitcher. Rockingham. Futura vase and other Roseville. 1914 S.E.G. golf club commemorative mug. Misc. art pottery. Royal Doulton Tobys. Oklahoma Importing vase with foxhunt scene. Good Bohemian glass. Figural lion glassware. Cased glass. Early Masonic eagle flask. Early glass whale oils. Miniature oriental china chess set. 20th c. chalkware figures. Early ovoid redware jug. Portsmouth, NH stoneware. Good selection of blue-decorated stoneware, including Norton 2 gal. crock with parrot on a branch.

ANTIQUE ACCESSORIES: Early 9 X 5 in. deep-carved Chinese ivory four drawer cabinet (detail). Other small Chinese carved objects. Netsukes. 1864 Chinese Export bone inlaid sewing box with orig. mother of pearl sewing implements in fitted interior. Jade inset Chinese jewelry chests. Rare 25 in. walrus bone “oosik”, carved on either end with walrus and Polar bear heads. 7 ¼ in. DeLagrange signed Art Nouveau bronze vase (detail) or pencil box with gilded lady and flowers. Carved and mounted gamebirds. Rare polychromed cast iron advertising cigar box mounted with seated black man in top hat. Cast iron 1930 Taylor-Cook terrier doorstop. Other Victorian cast iron, including unusual figural wall-mount match safes. Tartanware. Meerschaum. 19th c. silver and gold-handled umbrellas. Cloisonne. Cinnabar scent bottle and box. Pair unusual formal paint-decorated wooden fans with shaped edges and turned handles. Victorian lady’s fan , the feathers hand-painted in an oriental genre and floral motif. Other good ivory ladies’ fans. Old Fireman’s Assn. ribbons. Fraternal and military items. Pre-1955 leopard-skin rug with family letter. Old Hampton Beach fire helmet. “Baby” toy phonograph. Early tin toy windup Mammy walker. Early Willcox & Gibbs sewing machine. Fine unmarked 23 in. bisque head doll in original clothing. Skookum dolls. Rare old holiday party paper ornaments.

ESTATE SILVER: Large selection of old family sterling silver in all forms. Sets and partial sets of good flatware. Old tea sets, hollow-ware, table and personal accessories. Sterling overlay. Coin silver. Old silver-plate. Selection of gold and silver ESTATE JEWELRY. Good old costume jewelry.

ESTATE OLD WOODENWARE AND BASKETS: 8 in. oval Shaker box. Deep-carved 16 X 8 in. tramp art document box. 9 ½ X 7 ½ in. faceted star inlaid trinket box. Passamaquoddy region and other gathering, sewing, berry and feather baskets. Spice boxes and measures.

OLD PHOTOGRAPHY, PAPER AND BOOKS: Leica, Paillard and other cameras, lenses and accessories from two families, lot descriptions downloaded HERE. Panoramic photo of “First Run of Ford Auto Club of Portland, ME, July 26, 1910”. Three framed photos of Marilyn Monroe in Korea, 1954, developed from original soldier snapshot negatives. Misc. old family photography. 1788 land grant, signed B. FRANKLIN (detail). Single owner collection of postcards, trade cards and holiday post cards, sold by category. Old scrapbooks of vintage Boston and Ogunquit Playhouse stage programs and ephemera. Vintage paper advertising, including world travel, railroad, toys, auto and cycles. Early Indian and Harley accessory catalogs. Old tool and machinery catalogs. Vintage baseball banners and paper. Graphic lithographed Lifebuoy Soap advertising apron. Misc. advertising novelties. Fine Large Paper Ed., 18/600, Houghton-Mifflin 8 vol. leather set Iliad and Odessey. 25 vol. leather-spined 25 vol. set Waverly Novels. Early texts on Mining Engineering and old books on fly fishing. Old children’s books. Bound Punch magazine.

OLD PAINTINGS AND PRINTS: 12 X 10 in. Marcia Oakes Woodbury, 91 w/c portrait of Dutch girl. 39 X 28 in. fantasy o/c of winged nude maiden, signed Louis Icart. F. Gessner 9 ½ X 8 in. o/c of tavern courting scene. Two 10 X 14 in. T. (Thomas F.) coastal marine oils. Two small Josef Arentz marine oils, a w/c portrait of his nude wife and his sketchbook. 31 X 71 in. o/c of Stray Harbor and another steamship at sea. H. Jacobi and Edith Rideout portrait w/c’s of Inuits. 23 X 30 in. William Fisher (1891-1985) townscape and landscape oils. Unsigned 7 ¼ X 5 ¾ in. oil on tin panel of Daniel Webster. C.W. Anderson and other decorative coastal oils. Cecil Aldin w/c of standing horse and two inquisitive dogs. Watercolored silhouette depicting Kate Douglas (Wiggin) Riggs, inscribed to friends. Good Victorian and later floral and fruit still lifes. Rita Cote tabletop still lifes. Unsigned small Old Man of the Mountains, NH oil. Hoi Lebadang abstract litho., 33/260. Large Nutting birchwood print and others. More 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. **Sale catered.

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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