Auction of Estate Antiques

S O L D Saturday Morning, September 11, 2010

Full Auction Preview on Friday Sept. 10th from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.

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

or by Appointment after Sept. 1st

Selling a diverse selection of antiques and decorative accessories removed solely from East Coast estates, collections and old households, including items from the collection of Richard and Mary Webber, late of South Berwick, ME.

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FURNITURE: 86 X 36 in. bandy leg Dunlap school maple chest on chest on frame. 48 in. Salem area mahogany sideboard, having turreted reeded columns with water leaf detail. Figured maple flat top highboy. Fine three part Sheraton mahogany dining table on slender reeded legs, opening to 148 in. Two part Sheraton two drawer mahogany dining table on rope legs, opening to 91 in. Tapered leg ovolo top inlaid mahogany Federal card table. Diminutive octagonal top mahogany Federal sewing table on tapering legs. Wm. & Mary gateleg table base (detail 1, 2), measuring 26 1⁄2 X 24 X 11 in. Oversized mahogany washstand on diminutive turned legs. Geo. II upholstered wing chair. Set four pretzel-back Chippendale mahogany dining chairs. 18th c. open top pine cupboard. Q.A. rocker and side chair in old paint.  36 X 26 in. old red compartmented hanging cupboard. Interesting hanging shelves and cabinets. Sack back Windsor armchair on bulbous-turned base. 18th and 19th c. tipping tea tables. Numerous 18th and 19th c. chests, storage and blanket boxes, including painted examples. 18th c. John Collins, Wattisfield, mahogany English tall case clock. Hoadley old red tall clock case with dial only. 18th c. ladderback child’s chair. Early 19th c. paint-decorated ladderback  rocker.

Early one and two-drawer stands. Country and later occasional furniture. 30 in. hexagonal top tip table with “tumbling block” inlaid design. Unusual 30 in. diam. spider leg maple tea table. Serpentine top Empire center table. Empire sewing table with large drawer. Empire mahogany post office style desk over drawers. Mahogany Pembroke tables on reeded and tapering legs. 18th c. mid-Atlantic glazed cupboard top section, missing base. 80 in. 19th c. mahogany glazed top corner cupboard on talon feet. Fine pair of late 19th c. needlepoint upholstered armchairs.

Fine c. 1910 Duncan Phyfe style inlaid mahogany three part dining table on fancy brass casters, opening to 124 in. Mahogany cheval mirror.  88 X 48 in. grain-painted cabinet with glazed top section. 89 X 52 in. fancy Eastlake walnut glazed cabinet over drawers. 63 X 49 in. ebonized Aesthetic Revival bookcase over drawers.  86 in. double arch upholstered Victorian sofa with carving. Marble top stands. Oak wall phone. C. 1910 mahogany breakfront over drawers. Early Louis Vuitton trunk, suitcase and toy bull terrier with L. Vuitton collar mark. Shelf clocks, including rare Seth Thomas two dial calendar clock. Pad foot wrought iron patio set with six chairs. 19th c. old green carpenter’s tool chest and TOOLS. Large selection of mainly 19th c. molding, bench and general purpose wooden planes. Cooper’s cresset and chime maul.

ACCESSORIES: The leather case belonging to Israel Trask, early 19th c. Beverly, MA pewter maker, and bearing his metallic nameplate, accompanied by a basin-shaped and two other wooden spoon molds. Selection of 18th and 19th c. pewter tableware, accessories, lighting and caster sets. 1845 Union Fire Society, Beverly, MA leather fire buckets belonging to J.P. Webber. Early household metallic accessories of all types. Netsuke of rabbit carrying turtle. Fine old green Victorian perambulator. Many lots of decorative architectural and furniture trim and hardware. Other interesting lots of ornamental and sculptural metallic, wooden and ceramic objects. Selection of old sterling flatware, hollow-ware, fancy items and accessories. Fine boxed English fish flatware service for 24. Figural and other silver-plated tableware and interesting accessories. Fancy large bulbous Cloisonne urn. Sel. of cast iron farm and street vehicles, incl. Harley cycle. Derby Steeple Chase, Fish Pond and other old games and blocks. Decorative old holiday accessories.

Good OLD LIGHTING: Pewter, silver and tin table lighting. Sel. of good glass and other whale oil lamps and burners. Early hand lamps and decorative table and hanging lamps of many forms, including hanging brass sanctuary lamp attrib. to Sebastian Danner, Nuremberg. Five panel lithopane-shaded lamp. Set six fancy gilded leaf form two light gas sconces. Good 19th and 20th c. cloisonné, alabaster and slag glass lamps (lot 60, Lot 61).

ARTS & CRAFTS metalware. Sorenson 10 1⁄4 in. bowl. Set four unmarked copper candlesticks. 2 in. Latticino handkerchief vase. Misc. art pottery. Large lot  of marbles, including oversized. Fine early etched and blown GLASSWARE. Fine End of Day art glass canes (lot 287 (1), Lot 288 (1), Lot 395 (1)). Sandwich glass. Early wines and decanters. Glass table hollow-ware. Many caster sets. Good old bottles. Victorian colored glass.

CHINA: Staffordshire, brown transferware. Soft paste. Salt glaze, Mocha, Delft, Export. Liverpool jugs, including that of James & Mary Ham. Lustreware. 16 Royal Doulton figurines. Fine blue and white oriental umbrella stand (detail 1). Decorated stoneware.

TEXTILES, VINTAGE CLOTHING AND RUGS: Old paisleys. Framed oriental textile panels. Good linens. Ladies’ fancy white and colored 19th c. dresses, hats, shoes and trims (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12). Fraternal garb. Children’s and older doll’s clothing and hats. Old puppets. 13’6 X 9’10 Heriz oriental carpet. Prayer and scatter rugs. Good geometric hooked rugs and 30 X 48 finely hooked and board-mounted example depicting seabirds on a landscape. Good old household WOODENWARE and baskets. Rare inlaid and other document and trinket boxes and tea caddies. 18th c. dentist’s tooth key. Four string banjo. Old violins.

FOLK ART: Rare 32 in. floral carved 19th c. mirror (detail). Primitive and weathered cutout horse vane on 71 in. post mount. 1843 arrow vane. Woodcarver, J.H. Bellamy, Kittery Point, Maine signed small toolbox which he left at a friend’s shop where he often worked (family letter included). 20th c. carved 21 in. Canada goose decoy (detail). C.1910 “Fresh Peanuts” sign. Dog head and other good walking sticks. Needlework samplers. Sailor-made checkerboard. Inuit carved bone salt and pepper. Good selection of gold, silver and gemstone ESTATE JEWELRY, watches, costume jewelry and early buckles. Fraternal items. Interesting old desk accessories, ornaments, ink wells and stands.

OLD SWORDS: 19th c. American and English. Flintlock musket.

NAUTICAL ITEMS: Unusual baleen-wrapped barrel-form staved basket, measuring 16 in. overall. Smith-Patterson 8-day ship’s clock. Perko stern light. Hamilton Chronometer deck watch. H. Brown sestral binnacle. J.E. Ashe marked bone walking stick with faceted knob (with family provenance). Spencer, Browning & Rust octant in case. U.S.S. Squalus life ring, found in Portsmouth Harbor, 1939. Ship models. 38 in. mounted half hull. Variety of whaling and navigational tools, including sharkskin-cased navig. tool kit. Cole (New Bedford) and other blubber spades, small toggle harpoons and fish spears. Spyglasses. More of interest. Nautical prints, books and paper listed by separate category.

OLD BOOKS, PAPER, PHOTOGRAPHY AND PRINTS: Estate books of individual merit and those which may be made into one’s own lot, starting the bid at $100.00. Leather sets. Vol. 8 of Whalemen’s Shipping List. Carrington’s Washington the Soldier. Remington’s Men With Bark On. Drake’s The Pine Tree Coast. C. Collodi’s 1929 The Adventures of Pinnochio.  Kate Greenaway 1887 Almanack. Jethro Delano’s 1802 Fairhaven, MA cobbler’s ledger. Railroad and travel ephemera. Good postcards in albums. Walter Main and King Bros. circus posters. 1922 New Bedford Huggins’ South Sea Whale Fishery. Havell aquatint Sun Set. C. 1849 Winkles engravings. Hand-colored lithograph, Pride/The Schooner Yacht Wyvren. 18th c. Dutch engraving, William Barentsz at Nova Zembla. Colored woodcut of naval battle between the French and the British. 1808 French China Trade Chart – Macao to Quonton. Moore’s Collection of Voyages and Travels. Lithograph, Battle of Cerro Gordo. Other nautical and historical prints.  L. Donati prints. J. Gould and other bird prints. H.A. Ogden Civil War prints. Currier & Ives. 1922 World Premier program for Down to the Sea in Ships. 1927 Portsmouth, NH K.K.K.K. broadside. Late 19th c. South Seas missionary photo album with original photos. Good family photo lots. Large collection of American scene glass plate negatives. Old advertising paper and novelties.

OLD PAINTINGS AND SCULPTURE: 30 X 24 in. Paul Jean Clays oil of sailing vessels in harbor.  Colorful 1914 10 X 13 in. L.D. Norton oil of winter street scene outside Dock Square, Kennebunkport, ME. 12 X 18 in. B.W. Priestman still life oil of fruit. 23 X 16 in.  G. Testorio ship on a stormy sea o/c. Two unsigned 22 X 36 in. Hudson River Valley oils. 24 X 29 in. E.E. Sanborn o/c of coastal rocks with surf. Early 20th c. 20 X 25 in. colorful o/c of ladies on the beach. 12 X 18 in. o/b of barn scene with chickens by Bassett. 14 X 20 in. H.B. Schleeter abstract w/c of mission. 24 X 16 in. W.T. Robinson o/c of whistling boy walking with dog. 13 X 16 Henrietta M. King oil of tranquil North Shore fishing port. Two small A. Jackson farm scene oils. George Stansfield Marshall’s sketchbook. Other decorative original works and picture frames. Oriental scroll depicting Japanese elder. 6 1⁄2 in. Baccarat polar bear. 21 in. marble sculpture of small boy reading a picture book (detail). George Carpenter Perkins Cove w/c. Fernand Renard floral and fruit still life works. O. Pilz signed 9 1⁄2 in. running whippet bronze.   

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.

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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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