Auction of Estate Antiques

Old Dolls and Doll Accessories

Coins and Currency

In Two Sessions

The Goodwin Building

611 U.S. Route One

York, Maine

SOLD Friday, November 5, 2004 at 6:00 p.m.

Old Dolls and Accessories

Preview from 2:00 to 6:00 p.m. or by Appointment


  Saturday Morning, November 6th

Coins and Currency at 10:00 a.m.

Estate Antiques at 11:00 a.m.

Preview November 5 th from 2:00 to 6:00 p.m.,

From 8:00 to Sale Time on November 6 th or by Appointment

Selling a diverse selection of antique furniture, period accessories and old decorative items removed solely from New England estates, collections and old private households, featuring items of great quality from an old Laconia, NH family.


OLD DOLLS AND ACCESSORIES:   Approximately 100 lots, highlights including unmarked 15 in. French fashion doll; Jumeau and other French doll bodies. More doll bodies, heads and parts; Simon & Halbig sailor boy; Steiner; A.B.&C.; A. Marseilles; Emma Clear; Floradora; Crib Crowd and Ginny accessories; early wooden dolls; Creche dolls; Barbies; wax dolls; miniatures; clothes; hairpieces; large Vict. style doll house; furniture; dishes; Clara A. Fitts watercolors of dolls in different themes. More of interest. Listing of lots available by mail, fax or download.

OLD COINS AND CURRENCY:   Nice assortment of U.S. and world gold and type coins and currency, all from private homes. Highlights include 1915 $1 gold Pan-Pac, 1854 $3 gold, three proof trade dollars, $5 Albany Red Seal National and $100 1882 Gold Certificate. Complete listing available by mail, fax or download.

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EARLIER FURNITURE:   Distinctive early Distinctive early 19th c. coastal NH inlaid cherry and mahogany grad. four-drwr. chest with ringed and reeded columns and other features similar to the card table in Jobe, fig. 64. Fine NH deep drop leaf mahogany rope leg table on brass castor feet. Rope leg cherry Pembroke table. One drwr. N.E. reeded leg work table with sewing bag. Fancy inlaid Empire work table with sewing bag and compartmented interior. 19 th c. inlaid tantalus with fancy gilded glassware. NH Chippendale side chair similar in form to Jobe, fig. 64. Newburyport area bracket-based two drwr. blanket chest in old red/brown stain. One drwr. 18 th c. old red blanket chest. Early blanket boxes. Amesbury area sea chest. 5 ft. Early 19 th c. compartmented storage chest with wooden hinges associated with southern NH. 6 ft. tapered leg single drop leaf harvest table with old blue base. Full-sized high turned post bed with tester.

Grain-painted cannonball and tiger maple full-sized beds. 18 th c. Dutch oak two door cabinet with decorative carving and shelves. 18 th c. French side chair with needlepoint. Small hanging cupboards, boxes and sets of drawers in paint. Sweetser (Portsmouth) hide document box. Mahogany and maple tripod candle stands. N.E. sausage-turned armchair with rocker cutouts. Selection of scroll-framed Chippendale mirrors. Assorted mahogany dressing mirrors. 41 in. scenic reverse-painted split column mirror. 8 ft. J.J. Elliott, London, mahogany tall case clock with shell and leaf carved detail and moon-phase dial. Early 20 th c. child's Q.A. style wing chair with block and turned base and pad feet. Three drwr. walnut shipboard chest. Paris Mfg. Co. powder blue push sleigh. Graphic old green work sleigh inscribed S.S. Jewett (Laconia, NH). Old blue Jewett family cradle.

VICTORIAN FURNITURE:  Deep-carved two drwr. oak library table with fancy stretcher base. Oak C-roll secretary desk. Walnut fall front secretary desk. Paw foot round oak dining table. Round oak china cabinet. Oak and mahogany barrister bookcases. Five drwr. oak tall chest. Glazed two door walnut bookcase with carving. Six drwr. spool chest. 19 th c. turned leg 17-drwr. walnut jeweler's bench and accompanying fine tools. Fine rosewood lap desk. Rare bronzed cast iron female figural Art Nouveau fire fronts (two views 1 &2 ). Fine Goyard cases and trunks.

MISSION FURNITURE:   L.&J.G. Stickley #831 reclining rocker. Unmarked Stickley and generi

c rockers. Limbert's upholstered rocker and armchair. Arts & Crafts tabourets. CLOCKS , INSTRUMENTS AND FINER TOOLS :   Over fifteen ogee, split column, schoolhouse and shelf clocks of various styles and makers. French carriage and putti-mounted shelf clocks. 20 th c. U.S.N. clocks. Old watchmaker's lathe and tools. Cased pocket Gurley Air (wind) Meter. Cased gold scales. U.S.N. B&L Mark Xll Model 2 telescope. National nickel-plated cash register. Featherlight machine.

ACCESSORIES:   14 X 16 in. expertly carved late 19 th c. hardwood spread-wing eagle found in a southern Maine home. Small polychromed Bodhisatra. 26 in. Blackhawk horse weathervane in verdigris surface. 27 in. running horse vane in dark metallic surface. Old cast concrete recumbent fawn in weathered surface. Graphic old hooked rugs. Good overshot coverlets and homespun blankets with color. Good old sewing accessories.

Large selection of OLD BUTTONS (Download list - To be sold at Noon), principally from the home of an early 20 th c. Milton, MA collector, including many scarce examples. Categories include Pearl; Art Nouveau; Heads; Porcelain; Paperweights; Metals; quality Black Glass, including Lusters; Modern and Early Glass, including Watch Crystal buttons; Enamels; Chinas; various themes, including Insects; Animals; Cherubs; Transportation; Scenes; Figures, including Kate Greenaway; Celluloids, Realistics; Jewels; Victorians; Carded Stock; Military and Organizations; Poke Assortments.

Four burl bowls from an old collection and other good woodenware and baskets, including swing-handles. Sponge-decorated and other painted boxes. 10 ½ in. oval Shaker pantry box in old natural color. Bandbox. 19 th c. bird's-eye maple drum. Interesting kitchen wrought iron ware, including long-handled pot stand and rare form food grater. Old fireplace accessories. 17 th c. cast brass Flemish (?) water kettle. Early 19 th c. rare form of walrus blubber knife. Misc. pewter ware. French bronze "Chateau Thierry WWI 18 in. Rare porcelain NH AUTO PLATE, measuring 5 ¼ X 5 ½ in., issued to Stephen S. Jewett, Laconia, NH. 1945 NH cycle plate No. 710 and more.

ESTATE JEWELRY:   Ladies' and men's fine diamond jewelry, including fine 18k brooch in form of a swallow, fine rings and accessory pieces. Fine gold pocket and wristwatches. Victorian and later gold, sterling and decorative costume jewelry. Old fraternal jewelry. Military, political and fraternal pins, ribbons and accessories. Sterling flatware and accessories. Tiffany 7-pce. Zodiak desk set and other good desk accessories. Keene and other early inks. Collection of carved head and other good walking sticks, parasols and riding crops, featuring early brass tiger head example. Collection of interesting tobacco pipes, including carved Meerschaum, advertising and novelty examples. Old violins.

ESTATE CHINA AND GLASSWARE:   Elaborate European Majolica gnome-decorated vase and other good Majolica. Selection of good Roseville. Spongeware. Mulberry. Blue and white transferware. Variety of good 19 th c. dinnerware. Limoges oyster plates. Yelloware. 20 in. bulbous Mercury glass bottle vase. Cranberry water and punch sets, etc.   Heisey, Red Block and Fry glass. R. Lalique 12 in. feathered eye design shallow dish and five anemone decorative table flowers. Unmarked 9 ¼ in. iris cameo glass flared top vase. Fine inlaid 19 th c. tantalus with gilded bottles and stemware.

ESTATE ORIENTAL RUGS:   Daghestan prayer rug. Good Turkmenistan and Afghan Tekke Boukara scatter rugs . Beshir tent bag. 7'3 X 4'7 Shiraz . Other small and room sized carpets. Graphic old Navajo rugs. Terms of sale for oriental rugs: Unless prospective bidders are known to us and have made finantial arrangements with the auctioneer before the date of sale, payment will be by cash or credit card. ** PLEASE NOTE: The auctioneer reserves the right to hold rugs for successful bidders until funds are clear. Bidding numbers issued only to bidders who have previewed the rugs.

OLD LIGHTING:   Fine pair of vasiform glass whale oil lamps with double burners. Blown hand lamps. Mirrored sconces. Large single owner collection of brass candlesticks. Electrified Argand style table lamps.Victorian fluid lighting. Unusual faceted glass and tin whale oil lantern and other good lanterns. Day's Patent (Gothic) candle shade. 50's chrome table and floor lamps. OLD TOYS:   Various size cast iron train cars. Cast metal Coronation coach and accessories. Miniature cast metal farm set and other cast toys and figures. C. 1935 Lionel train set and accessories. 1876 English arcade pistol and Benjamin (St. Louis) arcade rifle. Large assortment of pressed steel vehicles. Selection of Rosko, Cragstan and other good batt'y. pwrd. toys. Parker Bro. Duck Shooting , King's Popeye Pipe Toss and other games. Boy's tool chest.

OLD GUNS AND FLY RODS: Download complete listing of Guns or Sporting items - also available by mail or fax.

These items are mainly the property of a single owner from Laconia, NH and include such gun makers as Winchester, Colt, Savage, Krupp, W.W. Marston & Knox, Lane, Hamilton, Harrington-Richardson and rod makers such as F.E. Thomas, Heddon, Johnson Rod Co., Armax, Bristol, Phillpson, Edwards, Granger, etc.

OLD BOOKS, PAPER AND PHOTOGRAPHICA: Selection of estate books, including MacNevin's A Ramble Through Swisserland in 1802 , Baedecker's Handbooks , Older American and European travel guides. Early leatherbounds. Children's books. More books of interest. Simon Bolivar Buckner autograph. Grover Cleveland political campaign fabric. Collection of 103 1870's and 80's American railroad passes, sold as a collection, the complete listing available by mail, fax or download. Large selection of NH, N.E. and other American and European postcards and views, loose and in albums. Trade cards, loose and in albums. Wide variety of advertising paper, containers and novelties. 1946 and '47 Spain and Mexico bullfight advert. broadsides. Large variety of U.S. and world travel paper and maps. Hand drawn 1876 map of Lake Winnepesaukee, NH. A Mirror for the Intemperate transfer print on cloth. 1901 locks and latches patent. No. Berwick, ME 1862 induction order, etc. 1913 Dartmouth and other old scrapbooks. Keller (Paris) watercolor designs for mirrors. U.S. and world stamps, loose and in albums.

Good selection of Laconia and Berwick, ME family daguerreotypes and other photos. Civil War portrait CDV's. Album photographic account of The Launch of the U.S.A.T. Cantigny at Hog Island . Full plate tintype of two dressed dolls, representing mother and father, holding a baby doll. Other misc. and interesting photos. 1920's fitted case of Winnepesaukee area glass slides. Lot of interesting C. 1900 camping and fishing glass plate negatives. Boxed glass slide set of Victorian risque ladies. Three old Leica cameras (Two Lots 1 &2 ), one with Auxil. Reprod. Device. Leica accessories. Older E. Kodak cameras.

OLD PAINTINGS AND PRINTS :   Peggy Bacon's five original graphite illustrations for the book, Rama the Gypsy Cat, exhibited at the Portland Museum of Art (one, two, three, four, five), et. al. Miniature on ivory of Le Dauphin , sgd. C. A. Tulle. Another miniature of a smiling gentleman. 16 X 24 in. Walter Fr. Brown Venetian o/c. W.M. Kitchell 9 X 12 in. o/p landscape. 18 th c. 23 X 20 o/p of Ital. Bishop. 15 X 11 in. o/p of Italian Nobleman, mkd. J. Romanino. 19 th c. 19 X 23 in. English landscape with people. G. & F.C. Lewis Aquatints of Battle of the Pyrenees and Victory of Vittoria. 24 X 20 in. Van Zandt, 1874, o/c of seated dog. 15 X 24 NH landscape oil and other small N.E. landscapes. A. F. Bird coastal w/c. M. Grosjean garden w/c. M.E. Jack oil of Eliot, ME's Swami Pine. Anthony Hummel's 1957 Coyotes. George Smillie drwg. Ted Lewy San Francisco scene. 12 X 18 in. o/p of basket of spilled grapes. Other decorative works. Camille Jne. colored plates of horses. English hunt prints. Early botanical plates, etchings, engravings and decorative prints. 

TERMS OF SALE :   Cash or check approved by auctioneer. Mastercard and Visa accepted. Twelve percent Buyer's Premium. Five percent ME sales tax on all purchases unless copy of current resale certificate presented. Written or oral descriptions subject to error or omission. Delivery available by separate arrangement. Sale catered by Down Home Catering.

DIRECTIONS: From I-95, Take Exit 7 (The Yorks) and follow to U.S. Route One. Take left on Route One and follow 2/10 mi. to Goodwin Building on right at corner of Raydon Rd. Link here for map to Auction site

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