Selling a diverse selection of antiques, period and decorative accessories removed solely from New England estates, private collections and old households. A complete categorical listing of all auction lots may be downloaded HERE.
EARLIER ESTATE FURNITURE: Late Federal inlaid mahogany card table with carved center post over four shaped and carved legs, ending in brass claw feet. 36 in. cherry slant lid desk on bracket base with serpentine interior. 41 in. Sheraton mahogany leaded glass bookcase/desk over four drawers. 69 X 78 in. tall Georgian oak Welsh dresser with string inlay. Descending in an old Charlestown, NH family, a 65 in. tall X 36 in. maple secretary desk on two drawer bandy leg frame.
Numerous BRACKET-BASED CHESTS: 56 X 36 in. cherry graduated six drawer tall chest; 51 X 36 in. maple graduated six drawer tall chest and another measuring 49 X 39 in.; 55 X 37 in. pine blanket chest with two false over four drawers; Two 39 in. maple graduated four drawer chests, one on bracket base and another on high cutout Hepplewhite base. 42 in. c. 1800 two drawer pine blanket chest on high cutout base and two other one drawer pine blanket chests. 48 in. Empire mahogany drop leaf breakfast table on center post and quadraped base with brass claw feet. 55 in. 19th c. tipping mahogany center or dining table on pedestal and quadraped base with brass claw feet. 84 in. poplar corner cupboard with two glazed doors over a one door lower section. 6 ft. 19th c. pine turned leg drop leaf harvest table. 18th c. 48 in. grain-painted PA blanket chest on bracket base with two lower lateral drawers. 37 in. 18th c. original green canted sea chest. 31 X 28 in. 18th c. oval pine tea table over shaped skirt and splayed turned legs. 7 ft. mustard-painted public house bench on rare two section eight leg base. Rare form 18th c. banister back side chair with pronounced ball finials and shaped crest rail. Old black Queen Anne side chair on square legs with vasiform splat. Old black 18th c. corner chair on turned legs. Old black Windsor sackback armchair on bulbous base with carved hands. Other early side and armchairs. Numerous good tapered and turned leg stands, with and without drawers. 51 in. 19th c. 45-slot post office cabinet from French Creek, PA area. 5 ft. two shelf open top pine cupboard over two door base. 37 X 32 in. old red hanging cupboard. Early child’s and milking stools in orig. paint. Sets of spice and storage drawers. Misc. occasional furniture.
EARLY MIRRORS: 38 and 33 in. Chippendale mahogany mirrors with openwork gilded crests. 26 in. giltwood and gesso six light girandole mirror.
MISSION FURNITURE: Pair of L. & J.G. Stickley No. 817 rockers. J. M. Young rocker. Unmarked 75 in. Mission day bed and 78 in. tall clock. Arts & Crafts incised storage box and small copper-topped oak liquor cabinet.
VICTORIAN AND EARLY 20TH C. FURNITURE: Set of six oak firehouse Windsor armchairs. Set of fancy, caned and delicate mahogany dining chairs. Late 19th c. 31 in. wide two piece corner cabinet with glazed doors. Half-round folding leaf mahogany occasional table. Other occasional and nesting tables. Six drawer walnut spool chest. Lock-side walnut tall chest. Fancy c. 1900 gilded occasional chairs.
GARDEN, ARCHITECTURAL AND SPORTING: 24 in. hollow copper trotting horse weathervane with directionals. Rare form five piece rattan set, comprised of pair of 85 in. sofas, pair of reclining armchairs and 30 in. round table. Also, a rattan armchair of differing style. 34 X 18 in. Italian Revival plaster frieze. Cast iron garden urn. Fancy three tier cast brass fern stand. Wicker and metallic garden accessories. Selection of old wooden ornamental lawn animals. Old sculling oars, including decorated oar commemorating March, 1907 Christ’s College contest with C.T. Groves and crew. Dartmouth College Intercollegiate Rowing Association sign.
ESTATE SILVER: Selection of sterling, coin and good silver-plated ware, including flatware, hollow-ware, serving utensils and accessories.
ESTATE JEWELRY: Wide selection of gold, gemstone, sterling and old costume jewelry, including Southwestern examples.
ESTATE CHINA, GLASSWARE AND POTTERY: Featuring a set of six C. Beresford Hopkins hand-painted and signed Royal Doulton 10 ½ in. plates with differing cattle scenes. Royal Doulton Broken Lance and other figurines. 16 in. 1917 Delft charger. Cauldon. Deldare. Sponge custards, etc. Scheier coffee cups. 6 in. leaf-decorated L.C.T. Favrile scalloped edge bowl. Interesting 19th and early 20th c. patterned and colored glass forms. Unsigned art glass vases. Blue-decorated stoneware.
OLD FIREARMS AND EDGE WEAPONS: Two clean 1948-1950 Winchester Model 94 30/30s and Winchester Model 57-22. 31 cal. Belgian pocket Colt type revolver. 1880’s 32 cal. No. 1 ½ and S&W .32 (U.S. Revolver Co.). Japanese Maasai Lion knife and Georgian Kindjal dagger.
INSTRUMENTS: F. Belloni barometer. Unsigned cello, purchased from a count in Morristown, NJ, c. 1950. Violin and ten bows. Bacon banjo.
Selection of UNUSUAL BASKETS, principally from two old Maine collections, including Shaker, Chippewa, Old Town Indian, Penobscot and others, some rare or unseen forms.
Good selection of ESTATE ORIENTAL RUGS, large and small.
Varied selection of OLD TEXTILES: Framed 15 X 12 in. early silk needlework of two children in a landscape. Other 18th and 19th c. framed floral silk needlework. 9 ½ in. square 1808 Mary Stapes (ME) sampler. Graphic 70 X 82 in. quilt in the eight point star pattern. Old paisleys. 68 in. Egyptian Revival wall hanging. Graphic and colorful early 20th c. hooked rugs.
OLD ADVERTISING: 34 in. round early metallic Coca Cola sign. Litho’d. tin signs, including rare 10 in. Squirrel Brand 5 cent peanut and 19 in. diam. Hood’s Ice Cream signs. 6 in. round cast iron tank or valve cover with Indian finial. B Fancy 28 in. acanthus-trimmed cast brass five light chandelier. C. Collins metallic lantern. Nautical lanterns, cast iron architectural elements and brass candlesticks, all electrified for table use. Victorian banquet lamps with molded glass shades ( 1, 2 ). Etched cranberry glass lamp.
ACCESSORIES: Mid-19th c. German hand-painted wood perpetual calendar. Fine 20 in. grain-painted 19th c. document box and other boxes and interesting woodenware. Maine eider, Old Squaw and string of bufflehead DECOYS, from the same old camp. 48 X 24 in. child’s tabletop wooden fort (1) with separate buildings, craftsman-made in early 20th c. Early 12 in. carved and painted Santo. 25 in. 19th c. polychromed rocking horse. Pair of framed 9 ½ in. relief-molded brass plaques depicting cows. Decorated Chinese Export boxed chess set. Early 31 in. Gamewell wall-mounted brass fire gong, old fire call box, fire nozzle and accessories, ephemera and toys. 32 in. Keystone Water Tower fire truck. 17 in. litho’d tin horse-drawn “Milk” wagon. 11 in. wooden trolley car. 5 ¾ in. standing policeman cast iron penny bank. Norco and another pig bank. Lead soldiers and other metallic figures. Misc. old toys and games. Collection of approx. 28 18th and 19th c. molding and bench planes. Early copper cookware. Leonard Reed & Barton pewter coffee set. 19th c. 21 in. paw-footed and lion-handled brass fireplace bin. Steeple-top brass and selection of sculptural 18th and 19th c. forged and cast iron andirons. Carriage clocks, wag-on-the-wall clocks and U.S. Gov’t. Chelsea clock in composition case. Taxidermied and mounted fish. Old buttons. Selection of marked and other good bookends and doorstops.
OLD BOOKS, PAPER AND PHOTOGRAPHY: F. Baker’s 1714 Memoirs Concerning the Affairs of Scotland From Queen Anne’s Accession to the Throne……1707. 1933 Bromley’s Atlas of the City of Boston – Dorchester. Robert Frost’s 1943 Come In, inscribed in 1944 to the owner. Town histories. Misc. estate books. 1939 World’s Fair Souvenir Book. Ambassador’s Invitation to the 36th Anniversary of the Great October Socialist Revolution. 1940’s-60’s House of Reps. member’s and press passes. Lot of nine framed 1929-30 U.S. Railroad complimentary passes and others. 1960’s-80’s Presidential greetings cards. Post cards. Large selection of 1960’s comics. Ninth plate tintype of young formally dressed black man. 18 x 14" framed photo of Henry Card, early Ogunquit fisherman, Early fire wagon photos. 1968-70 framed rowing regatta broadsides.
OLD PAINTINGS, SCULPTURE AND PRINTS: Rare 25 X 34 in. early 1950’s signed J. (John) Laurent oil painting on board, The Fisherman’s Family, the setting on Adams Island, Perkins Cove, Ogunquit, ME. 24 X 37 1864 Giavannia o/c of Italian Alps. 14 X 18 Wesley Webber landscape o/c. 15 X 10 L. D. Norton o/c street scene with children and geese. Early 49 X 39 distinctive portrait of pretty woman in blue dress. 12 ½ X 6 ½ Albert E. Sterner w/c of two Asian children. Pair 18th c. 5 ½ in. oval watercolors of man and wife (1, 2). 20 X 29 unframed o/c of woman relaxing by lake shore. Pair of 14 ½ X 9 ½ oils on board of female nude fairies in flight (1, 2). 8 X 10 19th c. o/p of three equestrians in a park. 9 X 11 o/b of two black children, “Till” and “Ike”. Indistinctly signed 18 X 28 o/c of Indian fighting bear. 16 X 24 early 19th c. o/c of four-masted schooner. 24 X 30 F. Sitzler o/c of harbor scene. 24 X 20 Tsvetinovitch o/c of Continental city bridge over river. Two unframed 4 X 7 Continental landscape watercolors by water. 25 X 20 19th c. floral still life o/c. 8 X 15 oil painting on wood panel of marshes. 12 X 24 folk art painting on raised wood panel, depicting people in a landscape. 20 X 30 19th c. fruit still life o/c. 19th c. 15 X 9 pastel on sandpaper of girl in blue dress. 28 X 23 19th c. Louis Lang portrait oil of woman in black. 17 ½ X 21 waterscape oil, signed Blanch. 9 ½ X 13 ½ George Kunkel abstract seascape w/c. 23 X 29 F. Sitzler oil of a wharf scene. Henry Strater illus. poem for George Weare and Richard Lahey drawing of Geo. Weare, 1948 28 X 40 o/c of Daniel St., Portsmouth, NH. 11 ½ X 8 ½ oil of Portsmouth wharf. 48 X 13 early Japanese scroll, depicting hawk on a branch. Lot of six 20th c. floral Japanese watercolors. Fred Lynch abstract. Byron Ward oils. John Neal Ogunquit oils ( 1, 2 ). 7 ½ in Inuit sculpture of man looking skyward and 9 ½ in. example of seated woman. Twelve Japanese woodblock prints. Seven 19th c. Pompeian watercolors and lithographs. NH Bartlett engravings.18th and 19th c. colored landscape prints, rowing and other maritime engravings.
TERMS OF SALE:Cash or approved check. Mastercard and Visa accepted. 15% Buyer’s Premium. 5.5% ME Sales Tax applies to all purchases without copy of current resale exemption certificate. Written or oral descriptions subject to error or omission. Food and refreshments available.
***ABSENTEE BIDS: Absentee bids close at 9:30 a.m. on auction day.
DIRECTIONS: Take Exit 7 (The Yorks) from I-95 to Rte. One and follow Rte. One north 2/10 mi. to the Goodwin Building on the right at corner of Raydon Rd. SEE MAP
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