Hap Moore Antiques Auctions

Auction of Estate Antiques

Saturday August 4, 2012 at 10:00 a.m.

Previews Friday, August 3rd, 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, all removed from estates, private collections and old households.

EARLIER FURNITUREDistinctive 66 X 34 in. 19th c. mahogany partner’s desk, identical to “Washington’s Table” (Nutting, Fig. 651) in City Hall, New York, excepting that our example has brass caster feet and descended in the family of Mrs. Frances Johnston Paris of Flushing, NY. 39 in. Hepplewhite  mahogany graduated four drawer oxbow chest on French feet, having crotch veneer drawer panels. 19th c. 40 in. deck-top  pine four drawer chest with diverse carving. 80 in. mid-Atlantic mid-19th c. cherry corner cupboard. Fine 32 X 29 X 7 in. old green wall cupboard over slim drawer. 44  in. old red 19th c. dry sink. 54 in. pin-striped black mammy’s bench. Old blue standing churn. Early storage boxes in old paint. 18th c. Continental two drawer bombe style chest in old paint. 18th c. splayed leg ladder-back child’s chair. Turned leg tiger maple two drawer stand. Early comb-back Windsor armchair with later rockers. Tripod candlestand on tiger maple base with rare leg design. 30 in. tapered square leg mahogany one drawer Pembroke table. Fancy overmantle and early wall mirrors of differing style. 19th c. tiger maple single bed with scrolled headboard.

BETTER VICTORIAN AND EARLY 20TH C. FURNITURE: Rare 82 X 68 X 23 in. three part quarter-sawn oak haberdashery armoire over drawers with leaded glass center section. 67 X 39 in. oak bookcase with leaded panel. Rare oak folding bridge table on reeded legs from Maine’s Poland Spring House. Fancy stick and ball stand with cloverleaf top. Decorated Arts and Crafts style child’s oak settle and table/toy box. Oak Hoosier cabinet with slag glass panels. Deep-carved Chinese rosewood stand with marble inset 22 in. top. 44 in. marble top sideboard and side table.

Single owner collection of fine natural finish antique WICKER furniture and accessory pieces, including even-arm and other fancy settees, fancy rockers, wicker and oak writing desk and chair, fireside bench, tea cart and fancy table lamp. Other good family wicker, including sofas, armchairs, chaise, standing hamper and more of quality. Old Hickory barrelback and straight back armchairs. Three unmarked 1950’s string chairs. Fancy nesting tables. 10 in. tall mission oak table with 28 in. round top. C. 1900 three part mirrored panel folding screen. Pair c. 1920 old white twin beds with fancy applied decoration. 58 in. tall fancy wrought iron plantstand and garden dining table. Carved and ebonized 7 ft. display easel. Carved and ebonized four part Asian folding screen. Interesting occasional furniture.

Single owner collection of SHAKER oval boxes, grey-green pail and other woodenware, brushes, tools and implements, sewing items, tins and bottles. Rare Shaker Liniment and Bread and Butter Pickle bottles. Reference books on Shaker collecting. Selection of OLD WOODENWARE AND BASKETS, including handled trencher in rich red paint. Fancy early 19th c. ivory inlaid rosewood writing box. Splint and sweetgrass baskets. Early miniature blanket chest on cutout base. Misc. period hardware and accessories.

POTTERY, CHINA AND GLASSWARE: 18 in. Bellarmine ovoid jug with mask. Good decorated stoneware, including Spring Hill, Portsmouth jug and 4 gal. churn. Seaweed and other banded yellow-ware. Rare style 12 in. oval Leeds type fancy blue-edged covered tureen (dmgd.). Rare stork motif salt glaze teapot. Transferware. Canton. Twelve old Wedgwood fox hunt motif 9 in. plates. Pickle, gin and other bottles. Decorated cranberry glass pickle caster. Other decorative old dinnerware and other china and glassware. Two FRENCH BRACKET CLOCKS. Ingraham figure eight clock.

OLD LIGHTING: Early pewter whale oil and other hand lamps. Pair of fine B. Gardiner, NY argand lamps. Early miners’ lamps. Piano and banquet lamps. Gas, fluid and early electric fixtures, lamps, shades and parts. Colored glass, ceramic and alabaster table lamps. Victorian metallic table and hanging lamps. Wrought iron candlesticks and other lighting.

ESTATE SILVER: Old five piece Towle tea/coffee service. Sterling flatware, hollowware and fancy utensils. Fine and unusual silver forms. Figural and other interesting silver-plated ware. Selection of gold, sterling and other good ESTATE JEWELRY. Pocket watches. Good costume jewelry. Good selection of old Parian and bisque head DOLLS, including Armand Marseilles, Floradora, Fulper and early china head dolls with extra clothing. More doll clothing and accessories. Doll and dollhouse furniture. Marionettes. Folk and old tourist dolls.

MISCELLANEOUS PERIOD AND DECORATIVE ACCESSORIES: Good desk accessories. Heintz sterling on bronze humidor. Hall’s Excelsior mechanical bank. Old sewing items. Old parade flagpoles. Mahjong and other old games. 1910 and 1911 VT license plates no.721. Set Beatles bobblehead dolls. Schuco Charlie Chaplain windup. Pair 12 ½ in. Cloisonne vases. WWII Japanese flags and Chief of A.F. Artillery Endo Saburo’s Kamikaze sash. Nath. Bery’s Bent & Sons cadet sword. 10 point elk rack. Large lot of old foundryman’s tools from Bath, ME. Continental water pipes. Very fancy white Victorian summer dress.

ORIENTAL RUGS: 7’ X 5’5  antique Kilim, Turkish 6'8 x 8'5. Later 12’ X 18’ Kashan. 5’ 5 X 3’ 5 Caucasian scatter rug.

FOLK ART: A. E. Crowell feeding canvasback carved miniature. Pair George Boyd canvasback miniatures. Other carved miniature birds. Mason Factory (overpainted) black duck. 19th c.  20 in. carved figure of portly nobleman. Carved stone seal on rocks. Early carved stone and bone figures. Violin with carved animal head. 1836 Richmond needlepoint sampler.

OLD BOOKS, PAPER, PHOTOGRAPHY AND ADVERTISING: Half leather bound, Lim. Ed. 288/650, P. Louys 1926 Aphrodite with Clara Tice etchings. Cloth bound, Lim. Ed. 527/990, P. Louys 1927 Twilight of the Nymphs, with decorations by Clara Tice. Elijah Hutchinson’s 1832-1858 Danvers, MA tradesman’s ledger. Large 1906-1909 Portsmouth, NH bound account book for Bert Wood, Livery Boarding Stable. Baedecker’s guides. Children’s books. Three albums of vintage York, ME postcards. Lot of late 18th through 19th c. mainly N.E. newspapers and Jan. 4, 1800 Ulster County Gazette, having a young lady’s poem, On the Death of General Washington. Early 20th c. typed draft of Edwin Way Teale’s Book of Gliders. Lot of early Italian church ephemera from two villages near Milano, including 1698 and 1795 Italian ledgers of daily church business and 19th c. church posters and proclamations relative to the lives of parishioners to be displayed in the villages. Photocopied (by permission) the handwritten Testimonies of the Life, Character and Doctrines of Our Ever Blessed Mother Ann Lee. Large lot of single source ephemera, including 18th and 19th c. receipts and papers, municipal  and state publications, travel related paper and much more. 1868 Boston & Lowell and Nashua & Lowell Railway Scholar’s Ticket. Two-sided engraving of Amoskeag (NH) Locomotive and Fire Engine. Graphic Assistance Fire Co. colored broadside. Early Great Western Railway Cambrian Coast travel poster with golf motif. 36 in. 1930’s “We Present Larry Randall, Minnie the MoocherBoston area neon entertainer sign. Early 20th c. auto and oil burner products, cigarette and food product tin advertising signs (1, 2).

OLD FRAMED MAPS: 16 X 21 in. 1650 Blaeu  map of Bermuda. Early 11 X 12 ½ in. map of Scotland and England. Early 7 ½ X 8 ½ in. map of Cornwall. E. Blunt 1833 rolled map of The Bahama Banks

OLD PHOTOGRAPHY: 6th plate daguerreotype of a boy on a sofa with his dog, 6th plate ambrotype of a man in formal dress beside his dog. Civil War portrait ambrotypes from same family. 6th plate Danvers, MA area landscape scene ambro. Other good family portrait daguerreotypes and ambrotypes. Keystone and other stereo views.

OLD PAINTINGS, PRINTS AND SCULPTURE: Four 32 X 41 in. 18th c. oils on canvas in period frames of authentic architectural subjects of the period (capricci), attrib. to the school of Leonardo Coccorante (1, 2, 3, 4), originally from the home of American Renaissance architect, Francis L.V. Hoppin (1867-1941). Copy of letter of provenance provided with the sale of each work. (Louis) L. D. Norton, 12 X 18 in. 1923 pastel of house in a field and another L. D. Norton11 X 16 in. pastel of a rocky coast by a flowery field, both works from the original Kennebunkport family. 10 X 14 in. J. Linton Chapman o/c of Venetian harbor scene with fishing boats. 9 ½ X 6 ½ in. o/p of woodland river scene, attrib. to Jasper Cropsey. 11 X 8 in. watercolor portrait of John Dennis, member of Continental Congress, who cast the deciding vote for Thomas Jefferson over Aaron Burr, the work having descended to a Dennis relative. Ten oil and w/c works from the personal family collection of Russian artist, Simka Simkhovitch (1893-1949).  Indistinctly signed 1852 20 X 27 in. w/c of the sailing ship Dolfin and another. 16 X 23 in. unsigned w/c of sailing ship, with the title, Chester Cap. Dunton Off the Port of Havre 8th November, 1833 in the margin. 1856 16 X 24 ½ in. N. Currier print of the Clipper Ship Dreadnought off Tuskar Light. 19th c. Bodisatra and other Asian works. J. S. Sargent signed 9 X 7 in. pencil drawn portrait of Gina Vittoria Penacaldo for L. N. Roberts’ book, The Story of Nedda. 21 X 29 in. primitive w/c of three-masted American schooner. C. H. Woodbury, 1928 St. Thomas etching with sailing ship at dock. H. R. Ballinger 20 X 30 in. w/c of fisherman in dory by wharf. Roger Dennis 14 X 19 in. coastal w/c. 28 X 18 in. S. Berne o/c of country road in winter. 14 ½ X 23 Robert Steed, ’46, w/c street scene, New Orleans and 11 X 18 in. Steed, ’51, abstract. Mid-20th c. works, many from Silvermine Artists Guild. (Shinji) Ishikawa, 1956, 22 X 29 in. w/c of cricket in the snow. P. N. Kachru 22 X 29 in. Sun in Slums abstract. 26 X 44 in. “Shanti Dave” abstract, Village on the Riverbank. Works by H. Boylston Dummer, L. F. McAleer, Charles Knapp, Sergio Gonzalez and others. Works by B. Hallam (2), E. Betts, M. Palmer, C. Ritter, V. Thelin (2) and others from the Sylvia Rubin estate, Ogunquit, ME. Old Japanese scrolls (detail) (another).Fore’s Fox-Hunting engravings, The Findand The Kill.  Nanogak Inuit prints. Other decorative paintings and prints.17 in. gladiator bronze, attrib. to Emile Picault.

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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