4-Day Antiques, Asian & Fine Art Auction
Totals $5.8 Million!
New Record for our Summer Sale!

Auction: August 20th-23rd, 2013

Preview: August 19th, 2013

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2000

UNSIGNED (American, 19th century) PRIMITIVE HARBOR SCENE. Oil on wood panel, having a well-detailed folk art scene showing a large harbor with a lighthouse at mouth and opposite sloping hillside with houses, churches, and warehouses. Nine docked schooners in harbor and alongside warehouses with another entering harbor, following a steam paddleboat. All set under an early evening sunset. Housed in an early 20th century partially gilt wood frame. The original thin wood panel affixed to another panel. SIZE: Sight: 17-3/4″ x 24″. Overall: 21-1/2″ x 27-3/4 CONDITION: Minor surface abrasions, generally very good 9-29148 (1,500-2,500)

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2001

UNUSUAL SAILOR’S VALENTINE. 19th century, probably New England. Mounted in a six-sided box with hinged lid and ivory knop, designed with a center flower within geometric bands, the outermost conforming with the box. The lid lined with period decorated paper. The box with faux grained finish raised on six angular feet. SIZE: Overall: 9-1/4″ w x 3-1/2″ h. CONDITION: Shell work in very fine condition. Box with dry, crusty, original surfaces. Generally good. Lid of box with repaired shrinkage cracks. 9-29045 (1,500-2,500)

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2002

UNSIGNED (China Trade, 19th Century) PORTRAIT OF THE SHIP “BOELILDIEU”. Oil on canvas mounted on masonite portrait of the three mast light blue-green hulled ship sailing left to right under blue and pink highlighted clouds. Nine crew members are seen on deck. The name on bow also ship’s pennant off back mast with other flags including French flag. The ship is seen in full sail. Housed in a modern ebony frame with gilt liner. SIZE: 15-1/2″ x 21″. Overall: 19″ x 24-1/2″ CONDITION: Some spot inpainting, white line craquelure 9-28554 (800-1,200)

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2003

FULL BODIED COPPER CODFISH WEATHERVANE WITH DIRECTIONALS. Last quarter 19th century, New England. The fish with verdigris surface depicted with a partially open mouth and sheet copper fins. Offered with a small set of directionals. SIZE: 26″ l. Overall h: 36″. PROVENANCE: From a private Waterville, Maine collection. CONDITION: Supporting rod in need of reattachment. Repaired bullet hole. Fins in need of straightening and cosmetic restoration. Otherwise good. 9-29594 (1,500-3,000)

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2004
Revised: 8/19/2013

Please Note: Lucien Green was born in 1913. This piece was thus made some time in the 20th century.

CARVED EAGLE STERNBOARD BY LUCIEN GREEN. 2nd half 19th century, Rockland, Maine. This fine gilt and painted carved pine sternboard depicting a displayed eagle clutching scrolled arrows in its talons within a border of scrolling leaf tips. The artist’s signature in block letters “L GREEN”. SIZE: 16-1/2″ h x 83-1/2″ l. CONDITION: Structurally intact with dry crusty gilt and painted surfaces. 9-28583 (2,000-3,000)

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2005

FABULOUS DEEP RELIEF CARVING OF THE SEVEN MAST SHIP “THOMAS W. LAWSON” BY H. COTES OF WILLOWDALE, PA 1945. The panel showing the ship in full sail sailing right to left in a carved wave sea. Housed in its original carved molded frame with brass title plaque. On the reverse is carved an inscription “Will O’ Wisp-Plats 10/15/45 Willowdale, PA HC (conjoined) Sans Dteu Rien”. SIZE: 25″ x 64″. Overall: 32-1/4″ x 71″. CONDITION: Very good. 9-29384 (2,000-3,000)

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2006

FINE SCRIMSHAW TOOTH. Early 20th century, New England. Scrimmed depicting a woman with bonnet and fan within polychrome floral spandrels. Further bordered with a band of stars, titled “BEAUTY”. The reverse depicting a splayed eagle, a banner in its mouth, inscribed “DUTY-HONOR-LOYALTY”. A clutch of arrows and sprig of olive branch in each talon, again within floral spandrels and star border. The point of the tooth surmounted by a patriotic shield within a border of stars and olive branches. SIZE: 7-1/2″ l. PROVENANCE: From a private Utah collection. CONDITION: Very good with nicely polished surfaces, mellow patina, and normal and expected shrinkage cracks to case of tooth. Otherwise very good. 9-90382 (1,000-1,500)

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2007

SCRIMSHAW TOOTH OF A YOUNG BOY. Circa 1880, New England. This nice example of pinprick style scrimshaw depicting a young boy in short dress with pantaloons posed on a hooked rug. SIZE: 6-3/4″ l. PROVENANCE: From a private Utah collection. CONDITION: Very good with light uniform surface soiling. 9-90372 (800-1,200)

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2008

LARGE SCRIMSHAW TOOTH. Circa 1860, New England. This fine double-sided example depicting a courting scene in a garden within a border of stars and pinwheels. The reverse depicting a woman standing in a garden admiring the flowers within a border of scrolling vinery and stars. SIZE: 7″ l. PROVENANCE: From a private Utah collection. CONDITION: The tip of tooth with old chips, otherwise with even surface soiling, well polished with mellow patina. Very good. 9-90377 (1,000-1,500)

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2009

THE SHIP “RESOLUTE” WHALING IN THE ARCTIC. Oil on canvas scene shows a black hulled whaling ship sailing right to left through iceberg laden water. Six men on board with some sails up and smoke billowing from the one stack. The ship’s name emblazoned on bow. Five small boats mounted with harpoon canons at bow carrying six men pursuing whales. Signed lower left “J.T. Duncan, Lochee” and signed bottom right “Painted by P. Stewart Dundee”. Housed in an antique bird’s-eye maple frame with good liner. Note: The depicted ship fished between 1881 and 1887; in 1886 the ship carried Robert E. Perry to Greenland, later facing disaster when she was crushed by ice in Notre Dame Bay off Newfoundland. SIZE: 25-3/4″ x 35″. Overall: 32-1/4″ x 42″. CONDITION: Good with some surface dirt. 9-29144 (3,000-5,000)

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2010

RARE SCRIMSHAW TOOTH OF A YOUNG WOMAN WITH A BALLOON. Circa 1880, New England. Polychrome scrimshaw of a young girl with jacket and skirt standing on a square pedestal holding a balloon aloft in her left hand. Scrimmed in shades of red and black ink. SIZE: 6-1/4″ l. PROVENANCE: From a private Utah collection. CONDITION: Well polished with slight surface soiling, good mellow patina, base of tooth with old shrinkage cracks. Very good. 9-90374 (1,000-1,500)

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2011

POLYCHROME DECORATED SCRIMSHAW TOOTH. Second half 19th century, New England. A nice scrimshaw example depicting a woman in dress with shawl, ribbon-tied hat, and laced button-front boots. In colors of red and yellow. SIZE: 5-1/2″ l. PROVENANCE: From a private Utah collection. CONDITION: Surfaces with minor blemishes inherent in the tooth, a small diameter plug at the base of tooth, scrimshaw somewhat faded, but remaining good to very good. 9-90369 (1,000-2,000)

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2012

UNUSUAL PAIR OF SCRIMSHAW TEETH. Late 19th- early 20th century, South Pacific Islands. Each tooth the portrait of an islander: the first of a male figure with headdress and body paint titled “Marquesas”. The reverse scrimmed with coconut palm trees on a rocky landscape. The second depicting a female islander with headband, earrings, and necklace titled “Mookahwa”. The reverse with a design of palm trees and a landscape. SIZE: Each is 7″ l. PROVENANCE: From a private Utah collection. CONDITION: Both teeth with normal and expected shrinkage cracks, well polished. Very good overall. 9-90375 (1,200-1,800)

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2013

FINE SCRIMSHAW TOOTH. Circa 1880, probably New England. Scrimmed with a top sail schooner under full sail, the opposing side depicting a two-masted ship of possible French origin. SIZE: 6-1/4″ l. PROVENANCE: From a private Utah collection. CONDITION: With mellow polished surfaces, normal and expected shrinkage cracks and light abrasion. Very good overall. 9-90373 (1,200-1,800)

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2014

RARE SAILOR MADE COCONUT URN LOVE TOKEN. Mid 19th century, New England. The profusely carved coconut body of pinwheel design beneath a row of lunettes and diamond shaped band in lower section joined to a reel carved maple pedestal. The coconut with conforming stepped and turned maple lid with mushroom finial. SIZE: 8-1/2″ h. CONDITION: Cap and base in original black paint. Coconut with original dry varnished finish. Old chip in pedestal base appears to be left in the making. Otherwise very good with no restoration. Normal and expected abrasion throughout. 9-28520 (800-1,200)

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2015

UNUSUAL CAMPHOR CAMPAIGN CHEST WITH DESK. First half 19th century, England. The rectangular case in two parts, the upper section with central hinged drawer opening to reveal leather writing surface opening further to an additional sloping desk surface with well and long drawer fitted with compartments and pen tray. Flanked by a bank of two short drawers over two aligned drawers, joined to the lower case fitted with two long drawers all with ebony stringing. The chest raised on turned feet, the sides of each case fitted with brass carrying handles. Beneath chest in quill pen script is written: “R. Macalluter Esq. Brookline.” SIZE: 42″ h x 44″ w x 19″ d. PROVENANCE: Collection and shop contents of Linda and the late Vito Peri (owners of the Blue Dolphin Antique Shop, Northport, Maine). CONDITION: Professionally restored and repolished, fittings and hardware all original. Very good. 9-90037 (1,500-2,500)

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2016

PORTRAIT OF A SEA CAPTIAN. The 19th century oil on canvas mounted to Masonite shows a half-portrait of a middle-aged man wearing a black coat and holding a brass and wood telescope. On the left side is a scene of an ocean with two sailboats and lighthouse. Dated on the left “1855”. Unsigned. Housed in a ribbed black frame with gold edge. SIZE: 30″ x 25″, Overall: 35-1/2″ x 30-1/2″. CONDITION: Overall craquelure with edge chips and losses, few chips in upper area background, old restoration. 9-90513 (1,500-4,000)

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2017

FINE BUILDER’S HALF-HULL MODEL OF THE BARK “ALASKA”. Late 19th century, New England. This nice example with unknown quantity of lifts of the three-masted bark “Alaska” built New Bedford, Massachusetts 1867. The hull, in black paint above the water line, natural varnish below the water line. Mounted on a hardwood plank. A museum tag affixed the back. SIZE: 10″ h x 39″ l. CONDITION: Model in very fine original condition, backboard structurally very good but with varnish bubbling on surface. 9-29019 (1,100-1,400)

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2018

LARGE AND IMPORTANT NARWHAL TUSK ON STAND. This fine antique example with good color and patina mounted on a later pedestal stand raised on four legs. SIZE: Tusk: 61-1/2″ h. Overall: 84″ h. CONDITION: The tusk with age appropriate old vertical shrinkage cracks. Otherwise good. 9-29830 (5,000-8,000)

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2018A

RARE NARWHAL TUSK ON STAND. This nice antique example noteworthy due to its color and patina and absence of damage. Mounted on a custom burled stand, raised on three natural form feet. The tusk set within a hardwood bowl. SIZE: 59″ h overall. CONDITION: Very good. 9-28865 (5,000-7,000)

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2019

SCRIMSHAW TOOTH. Circa 1860. An early example depicting an American eagle and shield beneath a banner scrimmed “E. PLURIBUS” within a diamond border. The opposing side depicting a portrait of a woman within a star and pinwheel frame border of classical style. SIZE: 7-1/2″ l. PROVENANCE: From a private Utah collection. CONDITION: Tooth with old chips on tip and roughness to base with normal and expected abrasions and wear commensurate with age. Nice mellow patina. Good overall. 9-90383 (1,500-2,500)

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2020

PAIR OF LARGE SCRIMSHAW WALRUS TUSKS. Circa 1880. 1) Scrimmed with a ship under full sail above a young woman in formal attire, a book in right hand above a bust portrait of a young gentleman above a biblical related allegorical scene above the figure of a military officer of the period. 2) Scrimmed with a ship under full sail above a woman in formal attire seated with crossed arms above an allegorical scene depicting a figure with serpent above a bust portrait of a young gentleman with dress coat of the period above the figure of a woman in gown and cape. SIZE: 1) 24″ l. 2) 25″ l. PROVENANCE: From a private Utah collection. CONDITION: Very good overall with expected vertical hairline shrinkage cracks. Good surfaces and patina. 9-90363 (4,000-6,000)

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2021

WHIMSICAL FULL BODY COPPER SPERM WHALE WEATHERVANE. First half 20th century, New England. This nice example depicting a sperm whale with overstated large head, the tail rendered with flukes in silhouette and with verdigris surfaces. Offered without stand. SIZE: 21-1/2″ h x 32-1/2″ l. PROVENANCE: From a private Waterville, Maine collection. CONDITION: Structurally very good. Verdigris surfaces untouched, seams intact. 9-29603 (5,000-7,000)

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2022

CHINA TRADE PAINTING OF THE SHIP “BROWN BROTHERS”. Oil on canvas mounted to board shows a black hulled three mast ship traveling left to right in stormy seas. Three men are seen on deck with three sails up. Titled on bottom border “Ship Brown Brothers in a typhoon in the China sea, July 25th 1880″. Housed in a period gilt molded wood frame. SIZE: 17-1/4″ x 22-1/2″. Overall: 21″ x 26-1/2”. CONDITION: Fine craquelure, inpainting, otherwise good. 9-28553 (2,000-4,000)

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2023

LARGE DOUBLE SAILOR’S VALENTINE. 19th century. Two-sided sailor’s valentine having geometric heart and geometric shells on left side with three flowers. Right side has center flower and geometric design to the rest. Maintains original carved stops. SIZE: 13-1/2″ w x 3″ h. CONDITION: Overall very good. 9-90312 (1,500-2,500)

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2024

ANTONIO NICOLO GASPARO JACOBSEN (American, 1850-1921) PORTRAIT OF THE STEAMSHIP “MADISON”. Oil on academy board. Portrait of the single-stack black-hulled two deck steamship sailing right to left with figures towards bow and stern. US flag on flagpole at stern, ship flag at center mast and company pennant “O.D.” (Old Dominion Steamship Company) also at central mast. The ship’s name on bow and above wheelhouse. Signed “A. Jacobsen 1913”, bottom right. Housed in a black painted oak frame. Note: Possibly No.4 on pg.191 of the book “Antonio Jacobsen: the checklist” SIZE: 16″ x 28″. Overall: 18-1/2″ x 30-1/2″ PROVENANCE: Acquired directly from the artist as a wedding gift to our consignor’s parents. CONDITION: Unrestored with surface dirt, some small blackened chips 9-28435 (5,000-8,000)

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2025

ANTONIO NICOLO GASPARO JACOBSEN (American, 1850-1921) PORTRAIT OF THE U.S.S. MINNESOTA 1864. Oil on board. Ship portrait of the three mast black and white hulled ship sailing right to left in choppy seas. Half sails flying US flag. Titled lower left, signed “Antonio Jacobsen 1917″, lower right. Housed in an antique molded wood frame. SIZE: 12″ x 20”. Overall: 15-1/2″ x 23-1/2″ CONDITION: Surface dirt, original condition, otherwise very good 9-29085 (4,500-6,500)

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2026

SOLON FRANCIS MONTECELLO BADGER (American, 1873-1919) PORTRAIT OF THE SCHOONER “SULLIVAN”. Oil on canvas portrait shows the two mast schooner sailing right to left with full sails. Eight men on deck, American flag, and ships pennant flying off back mast. The ship sails by the twin lighthouses of Thatcher Island. Signed lower left “S.F.M. Badger 93″. Housed in a fine modern gilt wood frame. SIZE: 22″ x 36″. Overall: 28-1/2″ x 42-1/4”. CONDITION: Lined, some restoration and inpainting, very good. 9-29373 (3,000-5,000)

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2027

TWO SMALL SCRIMSHAW TEETH. Second half 19th century. The first depicting two girls in dresses standing back-to-back. The second depicting a three-masted ship under full sail, the reverse a flowering polychrome plant in an urn. SIZE: 6″ l and 5-1/4″ l respectively. PROVENANCE: From a private Utah collection. CONDITION: Both with well polished surfaces and mellow patina. The second with old chips to tip of tooth. Good to very good. 9-90385 (600-800)

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2028

TWO SCRIMSHAW TEETH AND A TUSK. Not antique: 1) A tooth scribed “To Emily“, the polished surface depicting a harpooner posed on a barrel waving to an unseen person. The reverse a verse in script “From a monster of the deep/I took this tooth,/Seems a tall tale, but it is/the truth./I carved it and polished it from/the rough,/For you my dearest with all my love.” 2) Scrimmed with a scene of a ship aflame and titled within a banner “THE FLORIDA BURNS THE JACOB BELL”. The reverse scrimmed with a portrait titled “Confederate Commander/JOHN NEWLAND MAFFITT/of the/FLORIDA”. 3) The small walrus tusk encircled by a serpent within borders with the motto “DON’T TRED ON ME”. SIZE: 1) 5-1/2″ l. 2) 5″ l. 3) 9-1/2″ l. PROVENANCE: From a private Utah collection. CONDITION: All very good with nicely polished surfaces. 9-90368, 9-90378, 9-90384 (700-1,000)

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2029

IMPORTANT SCRIMSHAW TOOTH OF THE PIRATE ALWILDA. This large tooth depicting a polychrome decorated female figure with large plumed hat wearing a patterned jacket and trousers, a brace of pistols at her waist, saber in her right hand, a large American flag in her left. The opposing side depicting a courting scene. SIZE: 9″ l. PROVENANCE: From a private Utah collection. CONDITION: The scrimshaw on this tooth is a fine detail in quality, polychrome inks remain vibrant, surfaces well polished, tooth with old shrinkage cracks commensurate with age. Very good overall. 9-90379 (2,500-3,500)

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2030

RARE SCRIMSHAW TUSK OF MERCURY ON ICE SKATES. Circa 1880. The large walrus tusk scrimmed with the unusual figure of a female Mercury carrying a caduceus in her left hand wearing a winged helmet and winged ice skates. Also attired in a short sleeve blouse and short pants decorated with polychrome stars. SIZE: 18″ l. PROVENANCE: From a private Utah collection. CONDITION: Tusk with well polished surfaces and multiple vertical shrinkage cracks commensurate with age, mellow patina. Very good. 9-90381 (2,000-3,000)

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2031

SCRIMSHAW TOOTH OF THE SHIP “RODMAN”. Inscribed “SHIP RODMAN/MARCH 30th 1833″ above an image of a whaling ship in full sail, sailing left to right. The reverse scrimmed with a whaling ship sailing away. SIZE: 6-1/2” l. PROVENANCE: From a private Utah collection. CONDITION: Good color and patina, scrimshaw light and somewhat faded. 9-90367 (800-1,200)

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2032

SCRIMSHAW TOOTH OF LADY LIBERTY. First half 20th century, New England. Scrimmed with a figure of Lady Liberty, the reverse with a displayed American eagle beneath a banner “LIBERTY INDEPENDENCE COUNTRY’S PRIDE & BOAST”. Beneath the eagle is an additional banner scribed “E. PLURIBUS UNUM”. SIZE: 8″ l. PROVENANCE: From a private Utah collection. CONDITION: Tooth with good color and patina, normal and expected shrinkage cracks, and with light soiling to surfaces. Otherwise very good. 9-90366 (700-1,000)

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2033

TWO SCRIMSHAW TEETH AND A FRAMED AMBROTYPE. 20th century, American. 1) Scrimmed with a military officer on horseback brandishing a sword, beneath the slogan “JOIN or DIE” beneath the image of a segmented serpent. 2) With elaborate scrimming depicting a lady in long dress beneath trees holding flowers. The reverse scrimmed with four panels scrimmed with a butterfly, two hearts pierced by an arrow, an anchor posed with three harpoons, and a peacock. 3) An 18th century ambrotype depicting a bearded sailor in cap, mounted within a later bone frame scrimmed with vinery, the border scrimmed “N. BURKS. HARPOONER OF THE WHALING BARK KATHLEEN 1884″. SIZE: 1) 6-1/2″ l. 2) 5-1/4″ l. 3) 4″ x 3-1/2”. PROVENANCE: From a private Utah collection. CONDITION: 1) With shrinkage cracks and old damage to unscrimmed side. Otherwise with very nice polished surfaces. 2) Well polished with uniform staining and old age cracks. Surfaces well polished. 3) The ambrotype with two cracks in image, the frame good. 9-90370, 9-90376, 9-90380 (1,000-1,500)

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2034

RARE INTAGLIO CARVED WHALE’S TOOTH. Circa 1860, England. Carved depicting a woman in period dress with large plumed bonnet within a rope twist frame beneath a six-pointed star. The tooth mounted on a three-step platform inlaid with diamond abalone inserts alternating with ebony dots, raised on turned bone ball feet. SIZE: Tooth: 7-1/4″ l. Overall: 8″ h. PROVENANCE: From a private Utah collection. CONDITION: Very fine. Well polished with good patina, untouched. 9-90386 (4,000-6,000)

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2035

RARE INTAGLIO CARVED WHALE’S TOOTH ON STAND. Circa 1860, England. This fine example depicting a sailor with Jack Tar hat and sailor’s uniform standing with a union jack in left and an anchor to his right on a supposed gunwhal. The tooth mounted on a three-tiered stepped pedestal base inlaid with baleen diamonds and rectangular panels and baleen spots. The whole raised on carved and turned bone ball feet. SIZE: Tooth: 6″ l. Overall: 7-1/2″ h. PROVENANCE: From a private Utah collection. CONDITION: Very good with untouched polished surfaces, and with mellow patina. 9-90387 (4,000-6,000)

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2036

FINE REVERSE PAINTED FAMILY PORTRAIT OF SHIP’S CAPTAIN. Circa 1821, New England. Reverse painted on glass. Housed in a painted pine frame. Depicting a parlor scene with a mother and father seated with two children studying a book. Father with map and telescope in hand. All within a period room setting, view of landscape through the window. The painting titled “HAPPINESS/ Painted by D-Gerolimo”. The original backboard with script writing in black ink, “James & Elanor Borisch/ July 2th 1821″. Examined out of frame. SIZE: Sight: 10″ x 14”. CONDITION: Glass formed with a dramatic bow and warping along the upper edge. Painted surfaces remain vibrant, with an area of paint loss within the dress at the knee of mother. Surfaces with normal and expected age browning to painted surfaces beneath glass. Generally very good and untouched. 9-28482 (5,000-8,000)

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2037

FABULOUS DIORAMA OF THE YACHT “CORSAIR” IN NEW YORK HARBOR. Housed in a walnut molded wood period frame with gilt liner and glass. The two-mast yacht seen with hull in water having figures on deck, single stack with two life boats. The name is on the wheelhouse and flies at the top of back mast. The background painting possibly by Stubbs. Shows Governor’s Island and two sides of the Hudson River. SIZE: 28-3/4″ x 36-1/2″ x 5″. PROVENANCE: Collection and shop contents of Linda and the late Vito Peri (owners of the Blue Dolphin Antique Shop, Northport, Maine). CONDITION: Ship in good condition, back canvas decoration has area of repair, otherwise very good. 9-90065 (2,000-4,000)

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2038

ANTONIO NICOLO GASPARO JACOBSEN (American, 1850-1921) PORTRAIT OF THE SHIP “LAOMENE”. Oil on canvas laid on board Signed and dated “1883” lower right and with address. SIZE: 22″ x 35-3/4″. CONDITION: Very good, with some minor conservation, primarily in the sky area 9-25282 (12,500-15,000)

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2039

ANTONIO NICOLO GASPARO JACOBSEN (American, 1850-1921) PORTRAIT OF THE TUGBOAT “LEWIS PULVER”. Outstanding untouched oil on canvas tugboat portrait shows the tug sailing right to left in choppy white tipped greenish blue ocean. The tug has a single stack, billowing smoke, with the captain at wheel, large American flag, and ship’s pennant off back flagpole. The name is seen on wheelhouse and stern. A prominent pilot house eagle sits on the roof above the captain. All seen under a blue and white cloud sky. Signed lower right “A. Jacobsen 1903”. Housed in a wonderful period lemon-gold frame. Reference: Listed on page 182/183 of “Antonio Jacobsen, The Checklist” by Sniffen as No. 21, the builder was Van Loan and Magee, built in Athens, New York and having New York as its home port. SIZE: 18″ x 30″. Overall: 24-3/4″ x 37″. PROVENANCE: De-accessioned from the Mariner’s Museum, private Maine collection. CONDITION: Absolutely original untouched having surface dirt, some craquelure. It is unusual to find an untouched Jacobsen of this quality. 9-90461 (20,000-30,000)

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2040

ANTONIO NICOLO GASPARO JACOBSEN (American, 1850-1921) PORTRAIT OF THE STEAMSHIP “APACHE”. Oil on canvas portrait shows the single stack, two mast, black-hulled ship sailing right to left. Flying American flag off stern and ships pennant and company flag of masts all seen under a light blue and cloud sky. The name emblazoned on the bow and upper deck. The Apache was built by William Cramp & Sons of Philadelphia, PA. The owner was the Clyde Steamship Company and its home port was New York. Note: Probably No. 33 on p. 33 of Antionio Jacobsen “The Checklist”. Housed in a partial gilt wood frame. Signed lower right “Antonio Jacobsen 1905″. SIZE: 22″ x 36″. Overall: 25″ x 39”. CONDITION: Surface dirt, light craquelure. Otherwise very good. 9-29098 (8,000-12,000)

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2041

JAMES EDWARD BUTTERSWORTH (American/British 1817-1894) “AMERICA’S CUP RACE VIGILANT AND VALKYRE, 3RD RACE, OCTOBER 9, 1892”. Oil on canvas Housed in a fine carved and gilt reproduction frame with title and artist’s plaque Appears to have parts of a signature lower right, with no letters intact. Note: There is listed on p. 238 (#65) of “Schaefer’s Book on Buttersworth” by Mystic Seaport a 20″ x 30″ oil on canvas which is signed lower right and showing the Valkyrie II and Vigilant. SIZE: 20″ x 30″. Overall: 28-1/4″ x 38-1/4″. CONDITION: Lined, restored with inpainting, very good. 9-29672 (15,000-25,000)

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2042

PERCY SANBORN (American, 1849-1929) “PORTRAIT OF THE THREE MAST SHIP LEONORA”. Unsigned oil on canvas scene shows the black-hulled ship sailing towards viewer from left to right with several men on deck. The ship is seen in full sail flying American flag and other flags. Another ship is seen off stern and a lighthouse with other boats can be seen off bow. Hand painted legend on bottom edge “Ship Leonora, Phineas Griffin, Master. Belfast, Maine, 1869″. Housed in what appears to be its original gilt molded wood frame. Note: Accompanying painting is an article by A.J. Peluso, Jr. with an entry and illustration of another painting by Sanborn of the Leonora. SIZE: 24″ x 18”. Overall: 28″ x 22-1/4″ CONDITION: Very good. 9-29385 (6,000-8,000)

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2043

RARE NANTUCKET SLEIGHRIDE FOLK ART WEATHERVANE. Late 19th/early 20th century, New England. Depicting a sperm whale with open jaw dragging a whaling dory with three primitive figures within. The figures each with cap, the whale carved with prominent teeth and lower jaw. Surfaces with dry, crusty black paint. SIZE: Approximately 11″ h x 56-1/2″ l. PROVENANCE: Sold at Cyr auctions- the Berdan collection. Now a part of a Waterville, Maine collection. CONDITION: Surfaces as previously stated. Loss to upper fluke of tail. Loss of one figure in boat. Oar locks and tiller absent. 9-29602 (10,000-20,000)

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2044

FINE PASTEL PORTRAIT OF A SEA CAPTAIN. Second quarter 19th century, New England. Pastel on heavy paper board. Three quarter portrait depicting a young man in formal coat, vest and scarf. Housed in a gilt frame. SIZE: Sight: 16-1/4″ x 12-1/2″. Overall: 20″ x 16-1/2″. CONDITION: With vibrant colors, and some minor water staining in borders. Otherwise very good. 9-28470 (2,400-3,200)

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2045

INTERESTING LOT RELATING TO CAPTAIN JAMES ADAM GREEN (1844-1903) OF HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA. Lot includes two framed watercolors of ships, camphor wood chest, two letters, a small locket tintype, and small notebook. 1) Fine framed watercolor of the ship “Othere”. The large watercolor depicts the black-hulled three mast ship sailing right to left past land with other ships in the distance. The sails are full and there are four men on deck. A series of flags on each of the masts including British and shipping line pennant “JK”. The watercolor is signed “J(?) Hall 1875”. Housed in a gilt molded wood frame with glass and its original cutout matte having a legend “‘Othere,’ New Glasgow commanded by J.A.C. Green”. 2) Framed watercolor of the “Bark Saga”. The three mast black-hulled ship is seen sailing from left to right in heavy white-capped seas. Three men are seen on board and most sails are down. A French inscription, bottom right, “Avrillaud Rue La Course 4 Bordeaux”. Below watercolor is “Bark Saga Cap JAS A.C. Green 1878”. Housed in a gilt wood frame with glass. A note on verso indicates this is one of the ships that sailed around the world and there are five watercolors in the Peabody Museum (listed under “Arvilland”). 3) Lift-top camphor wood chest, the chest having an inset brass plaque inscribed “James A.C. Green, New Glasgow N.S.”. The chest with fine brass hardware, dovetailed construction, and two heavy brass side handles. 4) Two letters: July 31, 1892 and August 21, 1892. One to the Captain’s mother, the other to his grandmother. Each were written at sea while beating his way with a disabled ship (Gazelle) in the South Atlantic. 5) A small notebook inscribed “Lisa Green, Ladies College, Halifax”. 6) 1-1/4″ x 1″ oval tintype of Captain James Adam Green. Also included is a three page single-spaced typed history of Captain Green and his wife. SIZE: 1) Sight: 18-1/2″ x 28-1/4″. Overall: 28-1/2″ x 38-1/2″. 2) Sight: 19-1/4″ x 25-1/4″. Overall: 21-1/4″ x 27-1/4″. 3) 20″ h x 41-1/2″ w x 20-3/4″ d. CONDITION: 1) Some light toning and foxing, very good. 2) Generally very good, one area of scratch in left sky. 3) Generally very good, some minor imperfections. 4) Generally good, clear penmanship. 5) Shows use. 6) With bends, still visible. 9-29383 (4,000-6,000)

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2046

COLLECTION OF CARVED SIGNS FROM THE SHIP H.W. DUDLEY. Circa 1877/78. Kennebunkport, Maine. This rare collection of hand-carved and gilt walnut signs carved for and mounted on the barque H. W. Dudley built in 1877. Samples include a large sign carved with a cluster of grapes and fruit above the title, “H. W. DUDLEY. BUILT. BY. D. CLARK. KENNEBUNK me./SUPERINTENDED. BY. CAPT D. W. DUDLEY.” on the back of which if affixed an old label signed by Captain Daniel W. Dudley which reads, “This carving and lettering made for me on board H. W. Dudley in 1878 signed D. W. Dudley”. The second sign crested with a cluster of nuts framed by carved leaf tips and scroll work carved “HOME SWEET HOME” with the back affixed with an old inventory label, “Made on board H. W. Dudley 1878 for D. W. Dudley”. Additionally, a small sign carved “IN GOD WE TRUST”, two name boards noted for cabin, port and starboard sides each carved “H.W.D./BOSTON” bordered by berry sprigs, two signs carved with the word “WARDROBE”, one “BATHROOM” stamped with the initials D.W.D., “KITCHEN”, and “PANTRY”, two carved directional arrows with star-punch decoration inscribed on the reverse in pencil “Made for D. W. Dudley in 1879. . . . Japan”. The last carved in the form of a monogram “HWD” with star punch decoration. This sign was never completed. REFERENCE: The Dudley Family were residents of Kennebunkport. Captain Daniel W. Dudley master of the barque H. W. Dudley on its maiden voyage and on subsequent voyages in company with his wife who gave birth to three children on board in 1880, 1884, and 1886. Among the Dudley Family Archives, now located at the Brick Store Museum, Kennebunk, Maine, is a copy of the ship’s manifest listing Captain, crew, and passengers on a voyage from New York to Sydney, NSW 1881 it was during this voyage that the ship apparently passed off of Krakatoa after the eruption of 1881 sailing through floating pumice stones and untold numbers of dead bodies. A selection of photocopies relating to this group are available to the buyer. SIZE: First: 46″ l. Second: 12″ h x 29-1/2″ l. Third: 26″ l. Wardrobe & bathroom: 19-1/2″ l, Kitchen & pantry: 14-1/2″ l. Cabin boards: 5-3/4″ h x 14-1/4″ l. Arrows: 12-1/2″ l each. Monogram: 5″ h x 8″ l. PROVENANCE: De-accessioned from the Strong Museum in Rochester, NY. CONDITION: All with original surfaces showing good color and patina as most were mounted on board the ship, one of the arrow signs missing part of the tip. 9-27189 (2,500-4,000)

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2048

NEW ENGLAND FEDERAL MAHOGANY LOLLING CHAIR. Circa 1800. The canted rectangular over-upholstered back with serpentine crest rail, joined to shaped arms on incurved supports centering the rectangular over-upholstered seat, raised on square molded tapering legs. The rear legs backswept, raised on brass-capped casters. SIZE: 38-1/2″ back h. 15″ seat h. Overall width: 24″. PROVENANCE: From the private collection and estate of Robert Nugent, Glenridge, New Jersey. CONDITION: Structurally very good, exposed surfaces polished, frame beneath covering not examined. 9-28222 (800-1,200)

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2049

FINE FEDERAL GILT MIRROR. First quarter 19th century, possibly Boston or New York. The rectangular mirror plate within a molded slip beneath an eglomise panel with a depiction of the battle between the USS Constitution and HMS Guerriere flanked by swelled rope twist and fluted engaged half columns, each headed by a floral rosette. The stepped molded cornice with twelve pendent acorn finials above the frieze decorated with applied leaf tips and spherules. The whole gold gilt decorated. SIZE: 51-1/2″ h x 28-3/4″ w overall. CONDITION: Small losses to gilding, notably on polished gilded surfaces. In need of cosmetic restoration. Small losses to paint on eglomise panel on sky. Otherwise very good. 9-29829 (2,000-3,000)

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2050

FEDERAL MAHOGANY TILT TOP CANDLE STAND. First quarter 19th century, New York. In the manner of Duncan Phyffe, the rectangular single board top with notched round corners hinged and tilting on the swelled ring-turned shaft, a pronounced pineapple carving at the midpoint, raised on three curving outswept legs raised on ball feet. SIZE: 27″ h x 23″ l x 18″ w. CONDITION: Table retains old if not original surfaces, two legs with major professional repair at ankle. Otherwise good. 9-28824 (600-700)

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2051

AMERICAN WEIGHT DRIVEN MAHOGANY PRESENTATION BANJO TIMEPIECE. 19th century. The case of typical form with eagle finial and with eglomise throat and box panels, the throat mounted with an eglomise panel depicting a displayed eagle above the Great Seal of the United States over dolphins, flanked by brass filets, over a square box base, the hinged door fitted with an eglomise panel depicting the battle between the USS Constitution and the HMS Java, the ships centering a displayed eagle with arrow cluster above an American shield flanked by gilt torches the enameled iron dial with Roman Numeral chapter ring and time only aperture. The eight-day brass weight driven movement with pendulum. SIZE: 34-1/2″ h. Dial: 7-3/4″ dia. CONDITION: Eglomise panels are original and intact, movement appears intact, the brass weight cord has been broken and the weight broke through the base of the case, there is no bottom pediment present. Otherwise good. 9-90441 (1,000-1,500)

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2052

RARE PAIR OF WHITTINGHAM BRASS ANDIRONS WITH TONGS. Circa 1810, New York. The andirons with baluster and spool turned finial above a mid-banded ball on a circular plinth joined to a cylindrical standard branded “WHITTINGHAM/N.YO..” raised on arched spurred legs raised on ball feet. Together with a similar but unmarked pair of fireplace tongs. SIZE: Andirons: height 17-1/2″. Overall depth 19-1/2″. Tongs: 38-1/2″ l. CONDITION: Impressed mark with wear. Andirons and tool burnished. Structurally very good. Dogs intact. 9-29052 (400-800)

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2053

FULL BODY COPPER COCKRELL WEATHERVANE. First quarter 20th century. With a sheet iron comb, wattle and tail. The weathervane with old gilded surfaces, verdigris and old gray paint. Now offered with museum stand. Similar weathervanes manufactured by Jewell, Cushing and J. Howard. SIZE: 20″ h overall x 14-1/4″ l. PROVENANCE: Private Waterville, Maine collection. CONDITION: Combination of surfaces original and unrestored leaving a pleasing effect. Red comb and wattle is a later surface than the others. No restorations or damages noted. Very good with normal and expected wear. 9-29601 (3,000-5,000)

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2054

FULL BODY COPPER SETTER WEATHERVANE. Late 19th, early 20th century. Attributed to Washburne. With gilt surfaces overall, old but not original. With sheet copper ears. Stand not included. SIZE: 12″ h x 33″ l. PROVENANCE: Private Waterville, Maine collection. CONDITION: Tail appears to have been reattached. Some denting to body. Tip of nose with slight split, otherwise good. 9-29610 (3,000-5,000)

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2055

FEDERAL MAHOGANY SLANT-LID DESK. Late 18th century, New England. The rectangular dovetailed case with hinged sloping lid opening to an interior fitted with a row of valanced pigeon holes above a row of document drawers centering a shell carved prospect door above four graduated long drawers all with thumb molded edges, the uppermost flanked by lopers on a molded base raised on ogee bracket feet with shaped returns. The desk with original brass hardware. SIZE: 41-1/4″ h. 39″ case w. 20-1/2″ d. PROVENANCE: From a Southern Maine private collection. CONDITION: Professionally repolished with minor professional restoration. Generally good. 9-29403 (2,000-3,000)

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2056

IMPORTANT NEW YORK FEDERAL INLAID MAHOGANY PEMBROKE TABLE. Circa 1790. The rectangular top with bold molded edge, with hinged demilune leaves above the conforming frieze fitted with a string inlaid bowfront drawer opposing a simulated drawer. Raised on square tapering legs with crossbanded cuffs. SIZE: 28-1/2″ h x 32″ l x 23″ w. Open: 42-1/2″ l x 32″ w. PROVENANCE: From the private collection and estate of Robert Nugent, Glenridge, New Jersey. Bernard & S. Dean Levy Inc., New York City company label affixed to inside of drawer. CONDITION: Very fine original condition with good color and patina and with original ring handles on rosettes. 9-28201 (1,000-1,500)

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2057

FEDERAL MAHOGANY TALL CASE CLOCK. Circa 1810, possibly Massachusetts. The arched molded bonnet with three spire-and-ball finials on plinths, alternating with pierced fretwork above the arched door flanked by freestanding colonnettes with brass capitols and bases. The enameled sheet-iron dial with Arabic and Roman numeral chapter rings, subsidiary seconds dial, calendar, and time and strike apertures within spandrels decorated with shells and songbirds, a basket of fruit painted beneath the arch. The eight-day weight driven brass movement with iron “OSBORNE” plate. The case with rectangular panel door flanked by engaged fluted quarter columns on the throat joined to the cove molded box base. SIZE: Overall: 91-1/2″ h. Throat width: 14″. Depth: 9-1/2″. CONDITION: Clock retains old if not original surfaces, fretwork with some losses and damage, face with original paint decoration, movement in need of refurbishment and adjustment. Otherwise good. The box base missing molding and feet. 9-29377 (2,000-3,000)

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2058

COPPER EAGLE WEATHERVANE. Last quarter 19th century, attributed to A.L. Jewell & Co. Waltham, Massachusetts. This classic form of eagle in flight with zinc head and backswept sheet copper wings in old, well-patinated surface. Now offered with museum stand. SIZE: 14″ h x 24-1/2″ l. PROVENANCE: From a private Waterville, Maine collection. CONDITION: Each wing with dents near juncture to body. Some deterioration of solder along top seam of back and head. Bullet hole through left wing. Otherwise good. 9-29606 (2,500-3,500)

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2059

FULL BODY STANDING HORSE COPPER WEATHERVANE. Late 19th/early 20th century, possibly Harris & Co., Boston, Massachusetts. A variation of either “FANCY HORSE” or “ARABIAN”. This well-modeled example of strong proportion with verdigris surfaces accompanied by a museum stand. SIZE: 23″ h x 26-1/2″ l. PROVENANCE: From a private Waterville, Maine collection. CONDITION: Weathervane in very good condition. No restoration noted. Supporting rod in need of restoration at vertical post. Minor and minimal seam splits on foreleg. 9-29608 (2,000-4,000)

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2060

FULL BODY COPPER PIG WEATHERVANE. First quarter 20th century. Modeled with flattened yet accentuated snout, forward angled sheet copper ears and molded curly tail. With verdigris and gilded surfaces combined. Now offered with museum stand. SIZE: 22″ h x 31-1/2″ l. CONDITION: Overall very good. 9-90311 (4,000-6,000)

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2061

SEMI-ANTIQUE KERMAN CARPET. First quarter 20th century, Southeast Persia. An intricate floral rosette design in shades of rose and pale indigo with midnight blue borders and polychrome floral edges within a claret arabesque medallion, lobed lotus blossoms within pale indigo and claret floral spandrels. The blue/black main border with scrolling floral lotus vinery flanked by conforming guard borders. SIZE: 14’1″ x 9′. PROVENANCE: From a fine Maine and New York private collection. CONDITION: Very good with nearly full pile. Colors remain strong and vibrant. 9-29904 (2,000-3,000)

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2062

BIRD’S EYE MAPLE TANTALUS. First quarter 19th century, probably England. The rectangular cabinet fitted with three molded bottles each with gilt-scrolled letter designating the type of liquor within set in compartments behind a double-hinged lidded compartment fitted for small glasses and bottles above a compartmented long drawer on a plinth with sloping sides. Tantalus has been repolished, the three bottles missing stoppers, the shot glasses and small bottles unmatched. SIZE: 13″ h x 13″ w x 10-1/4″ d. CONDITION: Tantalus has been repolished, the three bottles missing stoppers, the shot glasses and small bottles unmatched. 9-29645 (1,200-1,800)

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2063

FEDERAL INLAID MAHOGANY DEMILUNE CARD TABLE. First quarter, 19th century, New England. The half-round hinged top with double string inlaid edge above the figural mahogany frieze with contrasting inlaid zig-zag border raised on square tapered legs, each headed by oval maple paterae and with conforming inlaid cuffs. SIZE: 28-3/4″ h x 34-1/2″ w x 17″ d. PROVENANCE: From a fine Maine collection. CONDITION: Very good, professionally polished with old surfaces. 9-29868 (800-1,200)

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2064

NEW ENGLAND BIRCH AND MAHOGANY INLAID CHEST OF DRAWERS. First quarter 19th century, Maine or New Hampshire. the rectangular top above the conforming case fitted with four long drawers. Each drawer with figured mahogany fronts, satinwood stringing with inlaid fan spandrels and cockbeaded edges above the apron with double elliptic front raised on splayed French feet. SIZE: 35″ h x 39-1/2″ w x 18-1/2″ d. CONDITION: With old repairs to top and replaced brasses. 9-90421 (1,000-2,000)

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2065

NICE NEW ENGLAND PAINT DECORATED FIRE BUCKET. First quarter 19th century. The leather bucket with original painted surfaces in green with a scrolled foliate plaque in black and chrome yellow with the family name “J. YOUNG”. Fitted with a leather handle on iron rings. SIZE: 18-1/2″ h overall x 8-1/2″ dia. CONDITION: All elements original and untouched. Some stitching losses to bottom, but stable and with age appropriate loss to painted surface. Generally good. 9-28507 (1,500-2,500)

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2066

EARLY AMERICAN STYLE HALL FIXTURE WITH CUT GLASS SHADE AND EAGLE. The inverted 14″ bell-shaped shade having a frosted bottom design with upper 3″ border band of cut leaf and flower vine. Rolled top rim held secure by a metal ring with three bird head hooks holding chains to a central hub which holds a 12″ smoke bell above which is an 11″ wingspan brass eagle. Presently electrified. Ceiling cap included. SIZE: Total: 46″ h x 13″ w. PROVENANCE: Collection and shop contents of Linda and the late Vito Peri (owners of the Blue Dolphin Antique Shop, Northport, Maine). CONDITION: Very good. 9-90023 (2,000-4,000)

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2067

MINIATURE ON IVORY PORTRAIT AND TWO SILHOUETTES. The oval painting on ivory shows a half portrait of a gentleman with brown hair, brown coat, and black bow tie. Housed in a locket type frame with a braided hair wreath encased in glass on the back of the frame. The subject is believed to be Samuel McCobb (1707-1791), and came from Ireland to Boothbay, Maine. Along with two antique silhouettes: One of William McCobb (1791-1879), the other of John McCobb (1797-1820). Both housed in small antique wood frames. Both silhouette sitters are from East Boothbay, Maine. SIZE: 1) Sight: 2-1/2″ x 2″. Overall: 3″ x 2-1/2″. 2) 4-1/4″ x 3-1/4″. Overall: 5-3/4″ x 4-3/4″ . 4″ x 3″. Overall: 5″ x 4-1/2″. CONDITION: Some minor imperfections. Generally very good. 9-28548 (700-900)

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2068

CHINOISERIE DECORATED CABINET ON STAND. Second half 18th century, Ireland. The rectangular cabinet chinoiserie decorated with pastoral landscapes mounted with original incised and embossed hardware, the cupboard doors opening to an interior fitted with two fixed shelves, set within a carved walnut stand with foliate carved and parcel gilt frame, the apron carved with scrolling leaf tips, floral garlands, and central scallop shell raised on boldly carved cabriole legs with volutes terminating in hoof feet. SIZE: 62-1/2″ h x 43″ overall w x 22-1/2″ overall d. CONDITION: Decorations with craquelure and dry flaking throughout. Structurally good. The carved base with break to garland proper left apron and proper right apron. Otherwise good. Normal and expected wear to gilding commensurate with age. Original surfaces with good patina. 7-73554 (400-600)

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2069

FINE JAPANNED CHINOISERIE DECORATED QUEEN ANNE MIRROR. Possibly 18th century, England. The rectangular mirror plate within a molded and carved surround beneath the shaped crest decorated with women in a garden landscape. The whole with gilt highlights and floral vinery. The back of the mirror carved with an armorial crest, left side facing, and additionally carved “London/1746”. SIZE: 30-1/2″ h x 16-1/2″ w. PROVENANCE: From a fine Augusta, Maine estate. CONDITION: The frame with early, in not original, surfaces. Mirror plate a later replacement. Generally good. 9-29341 (400-600)

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2070

GEORGE III STYLE JAPANNED SECRETARY BOOKCASE. Late 19th century, England. With old elements, the secretary in two parts. The upper case fitted with a pair of doors opening to shelves. Each door applied with elliptic moldings beneath a molded cornice. The lower case with hinged sloping lid opening to pigeon holes and lid over four graduated long drawers with cockbeaded edges, raised a on molded base with shaped bracket feet. Japanned green surfaces with gilt and paint decorated landscape in the oriental taste. SIZE: 80″ h x 36″ w of case x 19-1/2″ d PROVENANCE: From a fine Augusta, Maine estate. CONDITION: Surfaces original but dry and crusty with losses to Japanning. Surfaces fair. Structurally sound. 9-29190 (3,500-5,000)

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2071

GEORGIAN STYLE FIGURED WALNUT GAMES TABLE. Second half 19th century, England. The rectangular hinged top with turret corners, bookend veneers and crossbanded edges opening to a surface covered with petit point tapestry with scrolling floral borders centering a pale blue field wrought with four hands of simulated playing cards. Each corner with circular well. The conforming frieze raised on four cabriole legs, the rear legs with accordion action to support the top. Each terminating in triangular spade feet. SIZE: 28-1/2″ h x 36″ l x 18″ d. PROVENANCE: From a fine Augusta, Maine estate. CONDITION: Very good overall with original surfaces. Normal and expected wear to feet. 9-29185 (1,000-2,000)

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2072

PAIR OF WILLIAM AND MARY STYLE ARMCHAIRS. Late 19th century, probably England. Each rectangular overupholstered back joined to shaped and molded arms continuing to scrolling molded hand grips on conforming supports centering trapezoidal overupholstered seat, raised on bold molded scrolling frontal legs and block turned rear legs, all joined by a turned and blocked H stretcher. The arched molded frontal stretcher foliate carved with molded volutes. Each chair covered in earlier muted polychrome tapestry depicting figures and exotic birds in dense foliate landscape. SIZE: 40″ h of back, 16-1/2″ h of seat x 26-1/2″ w overall. PROVENANCE: From a fine Augusta, Maine estate. CONDITION: Tapestry covering showing wear and light even soiling. Structurally very good with old polished surfaces. Pegged construction throughout. Good overall. 9-29192 (3,000-5,000)

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2073

PAIR OF GEORGE II STYLE WALNUT GAMES TABLES. Late 19th century, England. These fine Centennial benchmade examples, each with burled walnut hinged demilune top with concave center, crossbanded, and with inlaid cartouches of contrasting scrolling “seaweed” patterns of delicate vinery inlay. The conforming apron fitted with a central drawer, similarly inlaid and raised on six faceted tapering ring-and ball-turned legs on bell feet. The legs joined by flat rectangular box stretchers, all with inlaid “seaweed” cartouches. The inner hinged and swinging rear legs opening to support the top when opened. The first top lined with central needlework panel wrought with exotic birds amidst foliage, the second depicting a woman seated within a landscape, all within a foliate border. Each panel with burled walnut border filled with cartouches inlaid with vinery. SIZE: 29-1/2″ h x 32″ w x 13-1/4″ d. PROVENANCE: From a fine Augusta, Maine estate. CONDITION: Structurally sound surfaces. Original veneers mostly intact. Hairline cracks and rippling in veneers throughout. 9-29193 (4,000-6,000)

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2074

FINE GEORGE III DECORATED PEMBROKE TABLE. Last quarter 18th century, England. The mahogany table with bowed ends and shaped hinged leaves above the rectangular frieze fitted with a single cockbeaded drawer raised on square tapering legs terminating in brass capped casters. Finely paint decorated overall in the style of Angelica Kauffman. The central roundel painted with a classical woman seated with a putti and a floral filled landscape. All within a bowtied floral wreath emitting scrolling floral vinery, all within a border of floral garland. Each drop-leaf decorated with a central classical urn. The table with satinwood string inlays throughout. Beneath the drawer there is a paper label that reads: “H.B. Herts & Sons Fifth Ave, New York. H.B. & Sons was established in 1846 and were importers of English, French, Dutch and Italian Furniture.” SIZE: 28″ h x 30″ d. 17-3/4″ w closed. 33″ w opened. PROVENANCE: Collection and shop contents of Linda and the late Vito Peri (owners of the Blue Dolphin Antique Shop, Northport, Maine). CONDITION: Painted surfaces remain original and untouched. The top along areas of hinges with old professional repairs. Otherwise very good. 9-90025 (4,500-8,500)

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2075

ROCOCO CARVED AND GILT MIRROR. Late 18th/early 19th century. The rectangular mirror plate within a gilt frame carved overall with floral garlands amidst scrolling leaf tips. The crest carved with floral-filled basket within a molded cartouche flanked by foliate ears with volutes. SIZE: 60″ h x 38″ w. PROVENANCE: Collection and shop contents of Linda and the late Vito Peri (owners of the Blue Dolphin Antique Shop, Northport, Maine). CONDITION: Gilding intact, with old repairs to crest. Otherwise good. 9-90068 (3,000-5,000)

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2076

GEORGIAN MAHOGANY DOUBLE BASIN STAND. First quarter 19th century, England. The rectangular string inlaid top with three-quarter splash guard fitted with a pair of wash basins above the conforming frieze, the D-form front with simulated aligned drawers mounted with brass ring handles raised on ring-turned cylindrical legs with ringed cuffs, the frontal legs each headed with string inlaid rosewood panel. SIZE: 36-1/2″ overall h x 44″ w x 20-1/2″ d. CONDITION: Structurally very good and original, professional repolishing of old surfaces. 9-29066 (1,000-1,500)

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2077

FINE KAZVIN ORIENTAL CARPET. First third 20th century, Central Persia. The lobed polychrome floral medallion within a wine red field with dense floral spandrels. The main border with scrolling floral vinery amongst wreaths and sprays. SIZE: 10′ x 10’5″. CONDITION: With nearly full even pile, minor repairs needed to one end at fringe. Otherwise very good. 9-29644 (1,500-2,500)

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2078

MAHOGANY TALL CASE CLOCK. Mid 19th century, Scotland. The molded swans neck pediment centering a turned finial above the arched door opening to an enameled sheet iron face, a scene of castle ruins in the arch above the dial with Roman Numeral chapter ring centering calendar and sweep seconds subsidiary dials and with time and strike apertures. The weight driven eight-day brass movement striking on a bell. The case throat with bow front figural mahogany door flanked by engaged half column pilasters joined to the concave molded box base with central recessed molded panel above the shaped apron raised on modified French feet. Clock is offered with pendulum, weights, winder and door key. SIZE: Height: 90-1/2″. Throat width: 15-1/2. Depth: 9-3/4. CONDITION: Case with old polished surfaces, dial with original painted surfaces, paint absent at numerals IV and VIII in area of posts. Otherwise good. Movement clean. 9-28557 (1,500-2,500)

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2079

GEORGIAN STYLE CARVED MAHOGANY CARD TABLE. Mid-19th century, England. This nice benchmade centennial example branded “EDWARDS & ROBERTS” on the frieze drawer. The shaped rectangular hinged top with dragooned edges carved with a foliate floral border above the conforming apron fitted with a single drawer carved with leaf tips raised on cabriole legs headed by acanthus leaf carving and scrolled volutes terminating in ball and claw feet. SIZE: 29″ h x 32″ w x 15-1/2″ d. PROVENANCE: Collection and shop contents of Linda and the late Vito Peri (owners of the Blue Dolphin Antique Shop, Northport, Maine). CONDITION: Very good untouched surfaces showing normal and expected minor blemishes. Secondary wood with some insect damage. 9-90038 (2,000-4,000)

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2080

GEORGIAN INLAID MAHOGANY CHEST ON CHEST. Late 18th/early 19th century, England. The dentil molded cornice above three aligned short drawers over three graduated long drawers joined to the lower case of three graduated drawers, all with cockbeaded edges. Each drawer inlaid with plumed spandrels within yew and satinwood crossbanded borders. The whole on a molded base raised on ogee bracket feet. Secondary wood is pine. Backboards assembled with rosehead nails. SIZE: 72-1/2″ h x 21-1/2″ d. 40″ case w. 45″ w overall. PROVENANCE: Collection and shop contents of Linda and the late Vito Peri (owners of the Blue Dolphin Antique Shop, Northport, Maine). CONDITION: Nicely polished surfaces. Inlay bright and intact with very good rich color and nice patina. 9-90080 (1,500-2,500)

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2081

TWO GEORGIAN CARVED UPHOLSTERED ARMCHAIRS. Second half 18th century, England. The first a mahogany wing chair with rectangular back flanked by ogival wings continuing to rolled arms on incurved outscrolled supports raised on cabriole legs with scrolling returns terminating in pad feet. The second a mahogany “club” chair with arched crestrail above the curved back continuing to outscrolled arms with foliate carved incurved supports continuing to a hand grip carved with flowerhead centering an overupholstered seat with cushion raised on foliate carved cabriole legs terminating in spoon pad feet, the rear legs backswept with scrolled returns. SIZE: 44″ h x 32″ w. 31-1/2″ h x 29″ w. CONDITION: Mahogany surfaces with original finish. Both covered in cream floral brocade with minor and minimal soiling. Structurally very good overall. 7-73549 (300-500)

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2082

HERIZ ORIENTAL CARPET. First third 20th century, Northwest Persia. The poled arabesque medallion on a claret-red field with overall polychrome geometric and crab devices within ivory saz-leaf spandrels. The blue-black main border with scrolling floral and saz-leaf trellis work. SIZE: 8’10” x 12’5″. CONDITION: Pile even with very slight wear to one end, fringe absent, selvedge intact. Otherwise good. 9-29620 (1,500-2,500)

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2083

WILLIAM IV MAHOGANY CHEVAL MIRROR. Second quarter 19th century, England. The rectangular mirror plate within a figural mahogany frame hinged and tilting within a frame. The frame with architectural cresting raised on rope twist reeded column headed by Doric capitals blocked at the center and joined to the mirror with threaded rods additionally mounted with candle arm brackets. The posts on square blocked supports joined by baluster-turned stretchers raised on downswept reeded tapering legs headed by acanthus carved scrollwork fitted with cast-brass capped casters. SIZE: Height: 70-1/2″. Overall width: 34-1/2″. Depth: 23″. PROVENANCE: From a fine Maine and New York private collection. CONDITION: Very good with original polished surfaces and mirror plate, candle arms absent. 9-29886 (800-1,200)

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2084

GEORGIAN STYLE CARVED MAHOGANY SIDEBOARD. Mid 19th century, England. The rectangular molded top with rounded corners projecting above the rectangular frieze fitted with a pair of aligned drawers with cockbeaded edges raised on square chamfered reeded legs with scrolled pierced returns. SIZE: 38-1/2″ h x 63″ l x 28″ d. PROVENANCE: From a fine Maine and New York private collection. CONDITION: Good with old polished surfaces, top showing normal and expected abrasions and wear from use. 9-29879 (1,000-1,500)

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2085

RARE IRISH MAHOGANY ARCHITECT’S TABLE. Circa 1800, retailer’s label “MILLER & BEATTY, LTD. HOUSE FURNISHERS, GRAFTON ST., DUBLIN” affixed beneath the table. This unusual table with hinged top tenting at the center, fitted with ratchet ends. When fully opened, a baise-lined hinged writing surface is exposed opening to a well. The top when fully extended further exposes a second storage well with hinge. All above a conforming apron fitted with candle slides, and single short pen and ink drawer, and a long drawer alternating with simulated drawers, joined to a short turned pedestal raised on a tripod base of three molded outswept legs terminating in ornate brass capped claw foot casters. SIZE: 29-1/2″ h x 35″ w x 35″ d. PROVENANCE: Collection and shop contents of Linda and the late Vito Peri (owners of the Blue Dolphin Antique Shop, Northport, Maine). CONDITION: Professionally repolished and restored. Restoration to hinge areas of interior well remain visible. Otherwise very good. 9-90028 (3,000-5,000)

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2086

HEPPLEWHITE MAHOGANY ARCHITECT’S DESK. First third 19th century, England. The hinged rectangular lid with tooled leather insert, the back with three-quarter gallery opening to interior well fitted with six compartments centered by a cupboard door. The desk front with three aligned simulated drawers, each side with a pullout writing slide raised on square chamfered tapered legs terminating in brass capped casters. SIZE: Overall: 35-1/2″ h. Desk surface at front: 31″ h. Width: 41″. Depth: 28″. CONDITION: Writing surface old if not original. Wood surfaces professionally repolished. Otherwise very good. 9-29630 (2,500-4,500)

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2087

REGENCY INLAID MAHOGANY TEA CADDY. First quarter 19th century, England. Of square form, the hinged lid with central floral rosette opening to an interior fitted with a lid. The front with an inlaid fan rondel within contrasting string inlaid borders. SIZE: 4-3/4″ h x 5″ w x 4-1/2″ d. CONDITION: With polished surfaces, the lid somewhat shrunken, small stress cracks stabilized. Good overall. 9-29640 (300-500)

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2088

SMALL REGENCY INLAID MAHOGANY TEA CADDY. First quarter 19th century, England. The rectangular caddy with canted corners, the lid inlaid with a contrasting floral rondel opening to a single compartment with lid. SIZE: 3-3/4″ h x 3-3/4″ w x 3-1/4″ d. CONDITION: Good with well polished surfaces. 9-29676 (300-500)

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2089

RECENCY MAHOGANY BRACKET CLOCK, WILLIAM STEPHENSON. Early 20th century, London, England. The case with domed and cavetto molded top fitted with a brass carrying handle, hinged at the front and back with glass panel doors each arched, the front door with brass-fillet. The case sides with fishscale sound frets on a molded base raised on brass OG bracket feet. The 7″ enameled sheet-iron dial with subsidiary STRIKE/SILENT DIAL above the Roman Numeral dial with time and strike apertures. The twin fusee five-pillar movement striking on bell with anchor escapement and pendulum lock, the shoulder backplate with engraved borders additionally engraved “Wm. Stephenson/ London” on the pendulum locking plate. This clock probably made by William Stephenson who is listed in Baillie, G.H. “Watchmakers & clockmakers of the world” is gaining his independence of the clockmakers company in 1794. SIZE: Case: 15″ h. Overall: 11″ w x 7-1/2″ d. CONDITION: Case retains original surfaces with usual and expected wear, the dial with abrasion and paint losses at I, IIII, VIII, and XI. Otherwise retaining original surfaces now with craquelure. The movement appears original and clean, probably in need of adjustment. Original brass pendulum. Both very good overall. 9-28558 (1,500-2,500)

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2090

FINE CLASSICAL REVIVAL KINGWOOD PEDESTAL DESK. Late 19th century, England. In the style of C. Mellier & Co. The rectangular top with crossbanded and molded edges centering a burgundy leather inset writing surface with tooled and gilded borders. The frieze fitted with three aligned molded and paneled drawers. One frieze end fitted with baise-lined secretarial slide. The top fitted to rectangular pedestal supports, each with a bank of three short drawers joined at the rear by a paneled modesty board, all on stepped molded plinths. SIZE: 31″ h x 55″ l x 29-1/2″ w. PROVENANCE: From a private Manhattan collection. John Bly Antiques, High St. Tring, Hertfordshire, U.K. CONDITION: Very good with original polished surfaces. Professionally cleaned and repolished. Leather and baise surfaces original, with normal and expected minor wear. 9-29512 (4,000-6,000)

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2091

REGENCY INLAID MAHOGANY TEA CADDY. First quarter 19th century. The hinged lid with oval plume paterae opening to an interior fitted with two lidded compartments. The front with inlaid oval feather paterae flanked by bands of Tunbridge inlay. SIZE: 5″ h x 7-1/2″ l x 4″ d. CONDITION: Repolished, with restoration to inlays. Overall good. 9-29636 (450-650)

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2092

FINE EARLY 19TH CENTURY PICTORAL SAMPLER. Circa 1824, possibly England. This fine example of petit point depicting a stone manor house flanked by soldiers on a fanciful treed and floral landscape peopled with deer, birds and butterflies, etc. Within an arrangement of floral filled urns in a zigzag vinery borders. At the base of the work is wrought “Maryann Mascall her Work Finished December 1824”. Mounted in a bird’s eye maple frame. SIZE: 15-1/4″ x 12″ sight. PROVENANCE: From a fine Augusta, Maine estate. CONDITION: With overall toning, but remains structurally very good. Some weaknesses and minor loss along edges. Colors remain strong. 9-29336 (1,800-2,200)

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2093

TWO NEEDLEWORKS. The first, a needlework of the British Isles. The work of “Ann Field her work Feb 1, 1819” within a banner. The oval piece wrought in silk threads of earth tones within a floral border within an eglomise panel. The second, a Dutch pictorial needlework sampler wrought by “CATHARINA FLUTTER OUD 16 JAAR”. Depicting floral trees in urns, swans, crowned lion, basket of fruit and flowers and an image of three crosses on a green field, mounted in a maple frame of the period. SIZE: 1) Oval needlework: 16″ x 12-1/2″ sight. 2) 18″ x 16-1/4″ sight. PROVENANCE: From a fine Augusta, Maine estate. CONDITION: 1) Generally good with discoloration to foundation. Eglomise panel with craquelure. 2) Generally good with minor foxing and some overall fading. 9-29337 (1,800-2,200)

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2094

TWO CARVED IVORY DIPTYCHS AND ONE CARVED TRIPYCH. 19th century, Europe. The first depicting Shakespeare at the court of Queen Elizabeth, the exterior carved in undulating lines. The second depicting the Crucifixion and Resurrection, the exterior carved with peony blossoms. The third carved triptych depicting Joan of Arc, the first scene “Vision”, the second “Before the King”, and the third “How to Save France from the English”. All carved in deep relief. The exterior card in Gothic flowerheads. SIZE: From 2″ d to 2-1/2″ d. CONDITION: Generally very good with untouched surfaces. 9-29317 (800-1,200)

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2095

THREE CARVED IVORY DIPTYCHS. 19th century, Europe. The exterior of each simulating a clamshell. The first depicting the scene of Christ before Pontius Pilate. The second, the Adoration of the Magi. The third depicting scenes from Shakespeare. Each carved in deep relief. SIZE: Approximate: 2-1/4″ d. CONDITION: Very good with original undisturbed surfaces and nice patina. 9-29316 (800-1,200)

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2096

REGENCY INLAID MAHOGANY COMMODE. Circa 1800, England. The square top with molded edges hinged and opening to an interior fitted with wash basin and circular receptacles for cups and utensils, above the conforming case with simulated drawer above a cabinet door above a shallow drawer above a simulated drawer front continuing to square frontal legs, the whole sliding forward exposing a platform fitted with a turned circular cover concealing a waste bowl. The case sides mounted with brass carrying handles. The cabinet front additionally adorned with oval ebony and satinwood stringing. SIZE: 33″ h x 20-1/2″ w x 20-1/2″ d. PROVENANCE: From a Southern Maine private collection. Obtained from Prichard Antiques, Cheltenham, UK. CONDITION: With original polished surfaces and brass hardware. No restoration noted. Normal and expected minor shrinkage cracks to case sides along seams. Overall very good. 9-29407 (400-600)

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2097

FINE FRUITWOOD TEA CADDY IN THE SHAPE OF A PEAR. Circa 1810, England. Nicely carved with stem on lid opening to a storage compartment, lining now absent. SIZE: 5-3/4″ h x 4-1/4″ dia. CONDITION: Repolished surface with old repair to a vertical shrinkage crack in base, now stabilized. Otherwise good. 9-29634 (1,500-2,500)

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2098

REGENCY TORTOISE SHELL TEA CADDY. Second quarter 19th century, England. The rectangular hinged sarcophagus lid opening to an interior fitted with two tea compartments with tortoise lids, the caddy on a slanted plinth raised on carved bone round feet. SIZE: 5-1/2″ h x 7-1/2″ l x 4-1/2″ d. CONDITION: Surface of box has been shellac-coated, cosmetic repairs to corners and to back of lid. Generally good. 9-29657 (1,500-2,500)

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2099

EXCEPTIONAL CLASSICAL MAHOGANY TEA POY. First quarter 19th century. The hinged rectangular ebonized top with concave molded cornice flanked by gilt foliate borders opening to an interior fitted with six compartments, four of which have oak caddies with paneled mahogany sliding lids. The apron of figured mahogany with a border of carved leaf tips raised on a turned acanthus-carved pedestal joined to a platform base with incurved sides raised on gilt claw feet with scrolled returns. SIZE: 28-3/4″ h x 19″ w x 15″ d. PROVENANCE: Collection and shop contents of Linda and the late Vito Peri (owners of the Blue Dolphin Antique Shop, Northport, Maine). CONDITION: Very good, professionally restored, repolished and gilded. 9-90029 (1,500-2,500)

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2100

REGENCY MAHOGANY PAINT-DECORATED PEMBROKE TABLE. Late 18th, early 19th century, England. The rectangular top with bowed ends molded edges and hinged demilune leaves above the rectangular frieze fitted with single drawer raised on square tapered legs terminating in brass-capped casters. The top decorated with a river landscape depicting a woman and young child fishing within a ribbon-tied border of floral garland. The leaves, each decorated with a floral spray. The top with a blue band decorated with scrolling vinery. The drawer painted with floral sprays opposing floral garlands with ribbon-tied swags. The legs painted with foliate pendant garlands. SIZE: 27″ h x 28″ d. Closed: 18-1/2″ w. Open: 34″ w. CONDITION: Surfaces remain original with overall craquelure, normal and expected abrasions and wear commensurate with age, some loss to top at are of hinge proper left front corner. Otherwise good. 9-29637 (2,000-3,000)

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2101

FINE REGENCY INLAID MAHOGANY CARD TABLE. The rectangular hinged crossbanded top above the conforming frieze fitted with a single long drawer, and inset shield ivory escutcheon, raised on square tapering legs terminating in brass capped casters. The whole with contrasting string inlays. SIZE: 31-1/2″ h x 37″ w 18-3/4″ d. CONDITION: Very good overall, with intact polished surfaces, original brass knobs and casters. Slight bow to hinged top. 9-27206 (300-500)

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2102

ENGLISH VICTORIAN CARVED MAHOGANY ETAGERE. Mid 19th century. Comprised of three rectangular shelves, each with molded edges and rounded corners joined to pierced and scrolling lyre-form supports raised on carved ball feet on casters with brass ferules. SIZE: 42-1/2″ h x 55″ l x 20″ d. CONDITION: Very good with original surfaces. Normal and expected wear throughout. 9-29642 (1,200-1,800)

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2103

MAHOGANY & CURLY MAPLE LOCKSIDE WELLINGTON CHEST. Second half 19th century. The rectangular top with molded edges above the conforming case fitted with a bank of seven graduated drawers, each with tiger maple front and turned wood knobs, the proper left pilaster hinged and locking on a molded plinth. SIZE: 48″ h x 22″ w x 16″ d. CONDITION: Professionally repolished. Structurally very good. 9-29058 (1,500-2,500)

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2104

UNUSUAL 32-DRAWER WALNUT AND MAHOGANY APOTHECARY CHEST. 19th century, probably England. The rectangular top with burr walnut panel within mahogany crossbanding and half-round mahogany molded edge above the conforming case fitted with four banks of eight short drawers each fitted with a pressed brass rosette with ring handle, on a molded base raised on bracket feet. SIZE: 37-1/2″ h x 31″ w x 9-1/2″ d. CONDITION: Professionally restored and repolished, top with area of water stain with some stabilized lifting of veneer. Otherwise good. 9-29755 (1,000-2,000)

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2105

PENNSYLVANIA WINDSOR SACK-BACK ARMCHAIR. Last quarter 18th century, possibly Lancaster County. The bowed crestrail with seven spindles joined to the medial rail continuing to scrolled knuckle hand grips above the oval shaped saddle seat raised on baluster-turned splayed legs joined by an H-form stretcher with bulbous turnings. SIZE: 37-1/2″ h of back x 16-1/4″ h of seat. PROVENANCE: From a Southern Maine private collection. Philip H. Bradley Co. Antiques, Downingtown, Pennsylvania. CONDITION: Retains all original elements, original and old surfaces removed and/or cleaned. Chair recently tightened and repolished. Generally good. 9-29404 (1,000-2,000)

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2106

PENNSYLVANIA CHIPPENDALE WALNUT CHEST OF DRAWERS. Last quarter 18th century. The rectangular top with applied molded edge above the conforming case fitted with four graduated long drawers with thumb molded edges flanked by engaged reeded quarter columns on a molded base raised on boldly carved ogee platform bracket feet. SIZE: 33-1/2″ h x 40″ l overall x 21-1/4″ d overall. CONDITION: Professionally refinished & polished with replaced hardware. Otherwise very good. 9-90438 (4,000-6,000)

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2107

FINE CHIPPENDALE MAHOGANY CHEST OF DRAWERS. Last quarter 18th century, Pennsylvania. The rectangular case with molded top fitted with four graduated long drawers each with cockbeaded edges and mounted with original brass bail handles, flanked by engaged reeded quarter columns on a molded base raised on well-proportioned ogee bracket feet with scalloped shaped returns. SIZE: 38″ h. Overall w: 40-1/4″. 20-3/4″ d. PROVENANCE: From a private Southern Maine collection. Philip H. Bradley Co. Antiques, Downingtown, Pennsylvania. CONDITION: Very good. Old surfaces professionally repolished. 9-29410 (2,500-3,500)

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2108

ATTRIBUTED TO MICAH WILLIAMS (American, 1782-1837) PORTRAIT OF A WOMAN IN BLUE. Pastel on paper, three-quarter view of a woman with arm resting on table and right hand holding a red book. She wears a blue puffy-armed dress with lace collar on a light blue to medium blue background. Her hair is curled with a large hair comb attached. Housed in what may be its original gilt wood frame with glass. The back having Micah Williams’ tell-tale characteristic of glued newspaper to both the stretcher and the frame, and having a stencil stamp from Philadelphia, PA on verso. SIZE: 25-3/4″ x 21-3/4″. Overall: 32-1/4″ x 28-1/2″. CONDITION: Restored tear upper left. Otherwise very good. 9-90301 (1,000-2,000)

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2109

VERY FINE HEART SHAPED KEEPSAKE BOX. Early 19th century, Pennsylvania. The walnut body carved from the solid with applied applewood bottom. The lid similarly constructed. Inset with wooden pegs for fastening base to top. The bottom scratch inscribed “REGGIE ABBOT”. SIZE: 2-3/4″ h x 4″ l x 3-3/8″ w. CONDITION: With strong honey brown patina. Surfaces with old minor abrasions. Very good untouched condition. 9-28518 (800-1,200)

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2110

RARE PAINT-DECORATED CANDLE BOX. Mid-19th century, Pennsylvania. This diminutive example with sliding lid in pine. Each panel decorated with polychrome graphic floral design. The lid with thumbmolded finger grip. The sides with original square wood pegs. SIZE: 4″ h x 6-3/4″ l x 4-1/2″ w. CONDITION: Painted surfaces remain vibrant with minor, normal and expected abrasions. 9-28517 (800-1,200)

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2111

FINE PENNSYLVANIA CHIPPENDALE WALNUT SPICE CABINET. Last quarter 18th century. The rectangular cabinet with applied molding above a door of figured walnut enclosing an arrangement of five rows of small dovetailed spice drawers varying in size. Each with an original knob. The cabinet on a molded based raised on well-proportioned ogee bracket feet with shaped returns. Walnut with yellow pine secondary wood. SIZE: 21-1/4″ h x 15-1/4″ w x 12″ d. PROVENANCE: From a private Southern Maine collection. Philip H. Bradley Co. Antiques, Downingtown, Pennsylvania. CONDITION: Cabinet retains old surfaces. Professionally repolished. Bracket feet original. Very good overall. 9-29411 (5,000-7,000)

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2112
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Please Note: This beautiful clock has various old alterations and some restorations.

RARE CHIPPENDALE WALNUT JACOB MAUS TALL CASE CLOCK. Last third 18th century, Pennsylvania/Trenton, New Jersey area. The bonnet with swan’s neck pediment terminals of carved floral rosettes flanked by flame finials centering a C-scrolled pierced cartouche. Above an astragal arched door flanked by freestanding colonettes opening to the brass dial with moon phase dial in the arch. The dial with time and strike apertures within Roman numeral and Arabic chapter rings. The dial mounted with a name plate inscribed “Jacob Maus/Trenton” centering a calendar aperture. The eight day brass time and strike movement striking on a bell. The case with figured walnut panel door with tombstone arch flanked by engaged fluted quarter columns joined to the molded box base applied with a shaped figural turtle back panel flanked by quarter columns on a molded base raised on well formed ogee bracket feet. SIZE: 8’3″ h x 12-1/2″ w of throat x 10-1/2″ d. PROVENANCE: Collection and shop contents of Linda and the late Vito Peri (owners of the Blue Dolphin Antique Shop, Northport, Maine). CONDITION: Good refinished surface, old extended seat board blocks. Back board has old repair on top right corner, hour hand shortened, old repaint to moon dial. 9-90033 (7,500-12,500)

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2113

PENNSYLVANIA CHIPPENDALE WALNUT TALL CHEST OF DRAWERS. Second half 18th century. The rectangular dovetailed case with cove-molded cornice fitted with three short drawers above a pair of drawers above four long drawers, all with thumb-molded edges flanked by engaged fluted quarter columns on a molded base raised on ogee bracket feet with shaped returns. SIZE: 65″ h. 44″ w overall. 40″ case w. 22″ d. CONDITION: Surfaces cleaned and repolished. Hardware is of the period, but not original. Backboards original with square nails. Minor repairs to some drawer edges. Generally very good. 9-29622 (4,500-7,500)

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2114

SAROUK CARPET. First third 20th century, Central Persia. With overall floral dense vinery in shades of indigo on a plum ground. The blue/black main border with dense floral decoration including lotus blossoms. SIZE: 11’5″ x 10’3″. CONDITION: Retains even pile overall. Rug has been professionally cut and reduced in size. 9-29614 (1,500-2,500)

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2115

TWO EARLY AMERICAN BUTTER PADDLES. First quarter 19th century. Both discovered in Pennsylvania. The first, in tiger maple, carved with a heart shaped handle. The second, probably a presentation piece, carved with a pierced heart in relief and with an onion form handle. SIZE: 1) 14-3/4″ l. 2) 13-3/4″ l. CONDITION: Both in untouched original surfaces and very fine condition. 9-28509 (800-1,200)

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2116

EARLY AMERICAN THREE-TIER SPOON RACK. Circa 1800, Pennsylvania. The peaked molded crest joined to the backboard drilled for hanging applied with three molded shelves, each with four cutout spoon holders above a simple scrolled base. The whole in Indian-red paint over original red. SIZE: 21″ h x 9-1/2″ w. CONDITION: Structurally very good, the poplar wood painted surfaces with craquelure and alligatoring with age appropriate minor abrasions. 9-29161 (1,200-1,600)

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2117

RED PAINTED SUGAR BOWL. First quarter 19th century, probably Pennsylvania. This rare poplar example of a ring-turned urn on a stepped pedestal base. The conforming lid with turned ball or mushroom knop finial. SIZE: 7″ h. CONDITION: Very good untouched surfaces. Retaining original dry red paint. No cracks or chips. 9-28502 (800-1,200)

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2118

TOLE COFFEE POT. Mid 19th century, New England. Of cylindrical form with sloping sides joined to a C scrolled handle decorated on opposing sides with tomato red flower head within leafy borders. SIZE: 8-1/2″ h. CONDITION: Surfaces with craquelure and general paint loss. Decorations remain mostly intact with vibrant colors. 9-28822 (400-500)

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2119

RARE AND UNUSUAL TOLE SIDE SPOUT COFFEE POT. Mid-19th century, Pennsylvania. Nicely paint-decorated with a cluster of flowers and vegetables within a roundel within a border of stylized petals. The dome top with floral finial, decorated with leafy sprays. Fashioned with a side spout opposing a small C-scroll handle at base. The large primary handle joined to the hinged lid. SIZE: 10″ h. CONDITION: Original painted surfaces with craquelure. Loss of paint to area of lid. Creases and small dents at mouth of spout. Otherwise very good. 9-28412 (600-800)

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2120

OUTSTANDING WATERCOLOR 19TH CENTURY SCENIC THEOREM. Circa 1830-1850, probably Ohio. Watercolor shows a group of fruit set on a marble slab overlooking a river and homestead landscape, hills in the distance, and a vine covered column on the right side. Housed in a fine antique gilt ripple decorated frame with matte. The lot is accompanied by a mid-19th century photograph of a well-dressed couple, the reverse marked in script “WRIBLA SWINGBY 1853″, said to be the painter. SIZE: Sight: 8-1/2″ x 11-1/2″. Overall: 13-1/2″ x 16-1/2”. CONDITION: Very good, very minor foxing. Frame with light abrasion. 9-29177 (700-1,000)

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2121

FINE FEDERAL NEW JERSEY TALL CASE CLOCK. First quarter 19th century. The unusual applewood case with swan’s neck pediment with inlaid terminals and mounted with brass spire and ball finials on reeded plinths; the centermost finial above a simulated inlaid plinth within the frieze above the arched door flanked by freestanding colonnettes opening to a paint-decorated enameled sheet iron face. A moon phase dial within the arch above an Arabic numeral chapter ring centering a sweep seconds subsidiary dial above time and strike apertures centering a calendar aperture. The dial decorated with a pair of exotic birds perched on flowering branches within floral painted spandrels. The weight driven brass movement striking on a bell. The cove-molded case with engaged fluted quarter columns centering the astragal arched door with string inlaid oval patera joined to the box base raised on dainty flaring French feet. Interior of case door with pencil and chalk inscriptions, somewhat illegible. Clock is offered with pendulum, weight and finials. SIZE: 94-3/4″ h x 12″ w of throat x 9″ d. CONDITION: Case with professionally repolished cleaned surfaces. The original painted dial with craquelure, with small areas of paint loss, additional areas in arch and lower portions of dial with old repainted surfaces. movement cleaned and refurbished. Good overall. 9-90415 (3,000-5,000)

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2122

QUEEN ANNE MAHOGANY TILT TOP TABLE. Late 18th/early 19th century. The oval figural one board top hinged and tilting on a slender ring-turned urn form standard on a tripod cabriole leg base terminating in ridged pad feet. SIZE: 28″ h. Top: 22-1/2″ l x 16″ w. PROVENANCE: From a Southern Maine private collection. CONDITION: Old repair to one leg at juncture to standard, otherwise good with nice color and patina. 9-29405 (700-900)

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2123

FINE FEDERAL TIGER MAPLE, CHERRY, AND MAHOGANY BUTLER’S DESK. Circa 1810, Pennsylvania. This fine inlaid example with rectangular top with cross banded and string inlaid borders in mahogany and satinwood above the conforming case, the uppermost deep long drawer with hinged front opening to a baize-lined writing surface, the interior fitted with an arrangement of valanced pigeon holes and drawers above three aligned drawers over a pair of deep bottle drawers centering a pair of bow front cupboard doors, all crossbanded centering figural maple panels and paterae raised on slender tapering square legs. SIZE: 40-3/4″ h x 47-1/2″ w x 20-1/2″ d. CONDITION: Very good with professionally repolished surfaces and with minor cosmetic restoration to veneers. 9-29875 (2,000-3,000)

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2124

RARE MOLDED COPPER BANNER WEATHERVANE. Circa 1880, American. Fine graphic example in the form of an arrow tipped flame surmounted by a spire and with a medial shaped cross above a modified bell shaped disk. Now mounted on a museum stand. SIZE: 20″ h x 38″ l. CONDITION: Very good untouched verdigris surface. With three repaired old bullet holes and with minor old seam splits through center. 9-29168 (2,000-3,000)

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2125

LARGE AND IMPORTANT BANNERETTE WEATHERVANE. Last quarter 19th century. This unique bannerette in copper and wrought iron framing six pierced copper sheets of alternating designs of X’s and O’s. The rear of the banneret mounted with four copper spheres, the front with baluster-turned arrow head, terminating in stylized fletches with pierced designs. The whole surmounted by a heavy spiral twist wrought-iron shaft. Now mounted on a museum stand. With very nice original verdigris surfaces. SIZE: 46″ h x 53″ l. CONDITION: Structurally very good. Surfaces as noted. Normal and expected corrosion with light rusting. 7-70333 (2,500-3,500)

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2126

AFGHAN BOKHARA. Circa 1920, Northeast Persia. With three rows of seven octagonal medallions, all with stylized arrows and flower heads alternating with rows of secondary crab medallions on a terra cotta field. The main border with red and blue diamond pattern, the guard borders with scrolling vinery. SIZE: 9’7″ x 8′. CONDITION: Even wear overall, with areas approaching wear to foundation. Otherwise colors remain good 9-90410 (1,500-2,500)

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2127

PENNSYLVANIA JACQUARD COVERLET. Mid-19th century, Myerstown, Pennsylvania. Wrought in mustard, red and green on cream. Design of a floral wreath centering a floral roundel within conforming spandrels, all within a floral border. Signed above the edge “MADE BY WM. NEY. MYERSTOWN. LEBANON. CO. PA.” SIZE: 87″ x 82″. CONDITION: Very good with full fringe. 9-29982 (600-900)

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2128

PENNSYLVANIA QUILT TOGETHER WITH JACQUARD COVERLET. Circa 1841 and 1888, Pennsylvania. The first, signed and dated by the maker, “Mary Howell/1841.” Of floral design in green and red on cream within scrolling floral borders. The second, a blue and white coverlet designed with rose clusters within a patriotic border of willow trees alternating with displayed eagles beneath stars. Signed “DIMIS PARKHURST SOUTHPORT 1888″. SIZE: Quilt: 81″ x 99″. Coverlet: 67″ x 64”. CONDITION: The quilt with areas of brown staining, otherwise good. The second with some fraying to edges, otherwise good. 9-29983 (500-900)

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2129

QUEEN ANNE WALNUT DROP LEAF TABLE. Second half 18th century, Philadelphia. The rectangular top with hinged leaves projected above the astragal arched frieze raised on cabriole legs with shaped returns terminating trifid feet, two legs hinged to support the leaves. SIZE: 28″ h. Top closed: 18″ w 48″ d. Top open 49″ w x 48″ d. CONDITION: Table has been cleaned and refinished, top reset, and with professional restoration to areas of hinges. Otherwise structurally good. 9-29653 (1,200-1,800)

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2130

PAIR OF GEORGE III SHEFFIELD STERLING CANDLESTICKS. Sheffield, 1776. Marker’s mark obscured. The matched pair having removable bobeches, a candle cup in cylindrical form with columns and scrolls. Tapered shaft with urn and bell flower design tapering to a square base having sunburst design. Hallmarked on bottom edge. Weighted. SIZE: 11-1/4″ h. CONDITION: Both show use with some small dents, with some repairs to one of the shafts. 7-73534 (200-300)

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2131

GEORGE III TEAPOT BY JOHN LAMBE. London, 1786. The teapot having a hinged lid with urn finial engraved floral swags, angular tapered spout, and wood handle. Fully hallmarked on base. SIZE: 6″ h x 11″ l. WEIGHT: 15 tr. oz. CONDITION: Generally very good. 5-66291 (1,000-1,500)

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2132

PAIR OF STERLING GEORGE IV COVERED SAUCE DISHES. London, 1820/21 having a maker’s mark in a clover leaf with “IC” over “WR” on base, (William Reid and Joseph Craddock). The two handled dishes having oval bodies, four scrolled feet with leaf design, top rim flattened, decorated with scalloped shells and flower heads. Fully hallmarked bases. Matching hallmarked lids in a stepped dome design with intersecting snake scrolled handles. SIZE: 6″ h x 8″ l x 5″ d. WEIGHT: 62 tr. oz. PROVENANCE: From a fine Augusta, Maine estate. CONDITION: Very good, one with two dents to one side. 9-29344 (1,000-1,500)

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2133

27 PIECES OF MOSTLY GEORGIAN STERLING SILVER SERVING PIECES. Lot includes: 1) 4 piece 9″ serving set; marked “Asprey London”, hallmarked Sheffield 1927. 2) A 12″ straining spoon; hallmarked “1804 London”, maker’s mark “S(dot) A”. 3) Pair of 9″ spoons; hallmarked 1832 London “WC”. 4) 5 5-3/4″ spoons; hallmarked London 1811, makers mark “SH”. 5) Pair 7″ sauce ladles; hallmarked “London 1789-90″ by Samuel Godbehere & Edward Wigan. 6) A 7” shell-shaped ladle with illegible hallmarks engraved with crest “Forget Not”. 7) 2 Georgian 5-1/2″ engraved sugar tongs; one hallmarked “GB & TH”, the other “SH”. 8) 4-1/2″ scissor form sugar tongs; maker’s mark “GC”. 9) 9-3/4″ toast tongs; hallmarked 1824/25 London “WC”, possibly William Chawner. 10) 3 6″ early style gilt spoons; hallmarked London 1936 “S&S Ltd.” 11) 5 assorted 3″ tea caddy spoons; maker’s marks include “JS”, “IB”, “GB”, “SP” and one unmarked. SIZE: As noted above. WEIGHT: 45 tr. oz. PROVENANCE: From a fine Augusta, Maine estate. CONDITION: Generally very good. 9-29349 (800-1,200)

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2134

SIX PIECES OF ANTIQUE ENGLISH STERLING TABLEWARE. 1) 7″ diameter sterling waiter, 1732 London, “DL” maker’s mark. 2) 6-1/2″ high covered footed dish, 1804/5 London, maker’s mark “JC” (possibly John Crouch). The piece engraved with scalloped shells, scrolls, with a turned finial. 3) 4-1/2″ high open two-handled sugar bowl, Dublin 1813, having obscured maker’s mark. Engraved decoration of leaf borders. 4) 8″ high shaker, 1898 London, “CSH” (Charles Stuart Harris). 5) 6″ high hinged lid cream pot, 1928 London, maker’s mark “RC”. The small pot having a scrolled wood handle, dome lid with finial. 6) 2-3/4″ high handled creamer, Birmingham 1904/5, maker’s mark “GH”. SIZE: As noted above. WEIGHT: 47 tr. oz. PROVENANCE: From a fine Augusta, Maine estate. CONDITION: 3, 5 & 6) With small dents. 1, 2 & 4) Very good. 9-29350 (1,000-1,500)

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2135

PAIR OF UNMARKED COIN SILVER FOOTED BOWLS. The round bowls having ten square shaped lobes with pierced thick shaft attached to a round base with similar lobe design. A tag from the Old Silver and Plate Collection of Eleanor T. St. John of Hartford, CT indicates probably American and a 1690-1725 design. SIZE: 3″ h x 6″ d. WEIGHT: 17 tr. oz. PROVENANCE: From a fine Augusta, Maine estate. CONDITION: Very good. 9-29345 (500-1,000)

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2136

NINETEEN PIECES OF AMERICAN COIN SILVER. The lot consists of a 7″ high handled creamer having a beaded edge, large looped handle, and square base. Monogrammed “EO” on body. The tag attached indicates that it is unmarked and attributed to the silversmith Christian Wiltberger of Philadelphia, PA, also indicating it has a repair. The lot also includes: 15 6″ teaspoons, 12 unmarked, 1 marked “Dole”, another “Lows. Ball & Co.”, and another illegible; a 9″ spoon marked “J. Easton” (James Easton, Nantucket, Mass.); 6-1/4″ sugar tongs by George Aiken, Baltimore, MD. Nice engraved work ending in acorns; fancy 9″ berry spoon marked Coin. SIZE: As stated above. WEIGHT: 16 tr. oz. PROVENANCE: From a fine Augusta, Maine estate. CONDITION: Shows use, generally good. 9-29348 (400-600)

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2137

EARLY AMERICAN COIN SILVER PORRINGER BY SAMUEL VERNON, NEWPORT, RI. Bombe bowl with pierced geometric handle which is engraved “H I”. The side of the bowl marked with a heart surrounding “SV” with a fleur-de-lis. Note: Samuel Vernon (1683-1737) was born in Narragansett, the second cousin of Edward Winslow. Admitted as a freeman in 1714, he was very active in civic duties, serving as Justice of the Peace from 1728 and as an assistant in the General Assembly 1729-37. He worked for the colony’s land claims against the Narragansett Indians and neighboring Massachusetts while maintaining a prolific silver shop and other mercantile activities alongside. SIZE: 7-1/2″ with handle. 5-1/4″ d. WEIGHT: 9 tr. oz. PROVENANCE: From a fine Augusta, Maine estate. CONDITION: Some small dents, slightly out of round. Otherwise very good. 9-29347 (800-1,200)

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2138

18TH CENTURY SILVER PORRINGER BY JOHN PARSONS, BOSTON, MASS. Bombe form with pierced handle engraved “I Cottle A G”, maker’s mark “I Parsons” on inside of base. SIZE: 8″ with handle. 5-1/2″ d x 2″ h. CONDITION: Dents to side and bottom, otherwise generally good. 7-70293 (2,000-3,000)

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2139

RARE EARLY AMERICAN SILVER BEAKER. Circa 1769, Josiah Austin (1917/20-ca. 1780), Boston, Massachusetts. Cylindrical beaker with everted rim with inverted suppressed foot continuing to a molded foot rim. At the center of the bottom is the hallmark “I.A” within a rectangle. The side engraved “Belonging to the first Church of Christ in Woburn 1769“. Weight: 10.3 troy ounces. SIZE: 6” H. PROVENANCE: Property of First Church, Congregational, Woburn, Massachusetts. Reference: On loan to the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts circa 1910 for the exhibition of 1911. See “American church silver of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries” compiled by the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, item number 26, p.4, illustrated plate 3, second item from right top shelf. CONDITION: The beaker with light surface scratches, dimples, and small creases commensurate with age. No damages or restoration noted. Overall very good. 7-74020 (4,000-6,000)

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2140

IMPORTANT EARLY AMERICAN SILVER BEAKER. Circa 1740, probably Boston, Massachusetts. Unmarked, maker unknown. The tapering cylindrical beaker with everted rim, inverted foot with stepped molded foot rim. The beaker engraved “The Gift of Mr. Roland Cotton to the First Church of Christ In Woburn, 1740“. Weight: 6.9 troy ounces. SIZE: 5-3/4” H. PROVENANCE: Property of First Church, Congregational, Woburn, Massachusetts. Reference: On loan to the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts circa 1910 for the exhibition of 1911. L-R 13.10. CONDITION: With surface scratches overall and with minor and minimal shallow denting and dimples. Foot rim slightly out of round. Possible small vertical repair to foot rim, but unsure. Otherwise very good. 7-74023 (1,000-1,500)

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2141

IMPORTANT EARLY AMERICAN SILVER BEAKER. Circa 1740, probably Boston, Massachusetts. Unmarked, maker unknown. The tapering cylindrical beaker with everted rim, inverted foot with stepped molded foot rim. The beaker engraved “The Gift of Mr. Roland Cotton to the Second Church of Christ In Woburn, 1740“. Weight: 7 troy ounces. SIZE: 5-3/4” H. PROVENANCE: Property of First Church, Congregational, Woburn, Massachusetts. Reference: On loan to the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts circa 1910 for the exhibition of 1911. L-R 14.10. CONDITION: With overall minor light surface scratches and with three small vertical creases in body. Other minor and minimal dents. Foot rim slightly out of round. Otherwise very good. No restoration or damage is noted. 7-74024 (1,000-1,500)

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2142

RARE EARLY AMERICAN TWO HANDLED SILVER CUP. Circa 1726, George Hanners, Sr. (1696-1740), Boston, Massachusetts. Of tapered cylindrical form with everted rim with C-scrolled handles with outturned thumb grips, beading, and C-scroll terminals, tapering to a molded foot. At the center of the base is the hallmark “GHANNERS” within a rectangle. The side engraved “The Gift of Coll. Eleazer Flegg/to the First Church in Woborn 1726”. Weight: 13.8 troy ounces. SIZE: 5″ H x 5″ D. PROVENANCE: Property of First Church, Congregational, Woburn, Massachusetts. Reference: On loan to the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts circa 1910 for the exhibition of 1911. See “American church silver of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries” compiled by the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, item number 546, p.63, and with illustration. CONDITION: Cup with very light surface scratches. Also with minor dimples commensurate with age. Engraving and hallmark remain clear. No restorations or damages noted. Very good overall. 7-74018 (8,000-10,000)

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2143

FINE AND RARE EARLY AMERICAN SILVER BEAKER. Circa 1740, Jacob Hurd (1702/3-1758), Boston, Massachusetts, ca. 1740. Of cylindrical form with flaring rim and molded stepped foot rim. Beneath the top rim on the side is the hallmark “IHuRD” in a shaped punch. The side engraved The Gift of/ N-Saltonstall and R-Cotton/ to the first Church of Christ in/ Wobourn. Weight: 6.8 troy ounces. SIZE: 5-1/4″ H. PROVENANCE: Property of First Church, Congregational, Woburn, Massachusetts. Reference: On loan to the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts circa 1910 for the exhibition of 1911. See “American church silver of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries” compiled by the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, item number 615, p.73, and illustrated front row, third from left. CONDITION: The beaker with light surface scratching shallow creases, dimples, and with light denting all commensurate with age. Foot rim slightly misshapen. Otherwise very good. No damages or restoration noted. Engravings and hallmark clear. 7-74019 (10,000-12,000)

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2144

RARE EARLY AMERICAN SILVER BEAKER. Circa 1741, John Burt (1692/93-1745/46), Boston, Massachusetts. Of cylindrical tapering form with everted rim and inverted foot, continuing to a molded and stepped circular foot rim. The hallmark of “JOHN BURT” on the side beneath the rim. Engraved “The Gift of Mr. Roland Cotton to the first Church of Christ in Woburn 1741. Weight: 6.9 troy ounces. SIZE: 5-1/2″ H. PROVENANCE: Property of First Church, Congregational, Woburn, Massachusetts. Reference: On loan to the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts circa 1910 for the exhibition of 1911. See “American church silver of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries” compiled by the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, item number 132, p.16. CONDITION: The beaker with light surface scratches and multiple small creases and dimples throughout. No damages or restoration noted. Engraving clear, hallmark with considerable wear. Otherwise very good. 7-74022 (600-800)

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2145

IMPORTANT EARLY AMERICAN SILVER TWO HANDLE LOVING CUP. Circa 1822, John Jones (1809-1822), Boston, Massachusetts. The bell shaped body with opposing S-scrolled handles joined to a pedestal base with a circular stepped foot. The interior underside of the base with hallmarks struck twice “J JONES” within a rectangular cartouche. The loving cup inscribed “The Gift/ of Joseph Lawrance Esq/ To the first Church/ of Christ/ In Woburn 1822“. Weight: 14.7 troy ounces. SIZE: 7-1/3″ H. Interior diameter of opening is 4-7/8”. PROVENANCE: Property of First Church, Congregational, Woburn, Massachusetts. Reference: On loan to the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts circa 1910 for the exhibition of 1911. L-R 15.10 CONDITION: Two horizontal creases to right of inscription at lower portion of handle. Additional deeper crease with dent slightly above pedestal at base of cup. Otherwise small shallow creases and dents overall. Minimal scratching. The interior of cup has pressure lines where the bottom of each handle is attached to the cup. This appears to be stress related as opposed to any form of repair or restoration. Otherwise generally good. 7-74025 (800-1,200)

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2146

FINE AND RARE EARLY AMERICAN SILVER BEAKER. Circa 1771, Benjamin Burt (1729-1805), Boston, Massachusetts. Cylindrical beaker with flaring rim , the inverted foot continuing to a stepped and molded foot rim. The center of the base with the hallmark “BENJAMIN BURT” within a shaped punch. The side of the beaker engraved “The Gift of/ Mr Isaac Stone;/ to the first Church of Christ,/ in Woborn. 1771“. Weight: 10.2 troy ounces. SIZE: 5-3/4” H. PROVENANCE: Property of First Church, Congregational, Woburn, Massachusetts. Reference: On loan to the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts circa 1910 for the exhibition of 1911. See “American church silver of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries” compiled by the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, item number 97, p.12. CONDITION: With light surface scratching, very minor denting and dimples primarily in area of foot. No restoration or damages noted. Generally very good. 7-74021 (4,000-6,000)

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2147

IMPORTANT DOUBLE “FRIENDSHIP” SAMPLER. Circa 1804, New England. This rare example of a pictorial sampler wrought by friends, conjoined at the center by a heart. One signed “Rebecca Reed”, the other signed “Lydia, age 6” and dated 1804. Sampler on right with verse, “best friends you and me for all of our eternity”. Each sampler depicting a house and tree with birds and butterflies. Each with cresting wave design on upper border. Sampler housed in crusty green painted molded frame. SIZE: Sight: 9-1/4″ x 15″. Overall: 12″ x 18″. CONDITION: Samplers retain good coloration, structurally very good with overall toning. 9-28469 (3,000-5,000)

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2148

RARE 18TH CENTURY NEWARK SAMPLER. Dated 1799. Wrought with undulating geometric floral border. Decorated overall with trees surmounted with birds, tulips, insects, potted flowers, and trees entwined with snakes. The whole titled “ON FRIENDSHIP”, with the following verse: “TELL ME YE KNOWING AND DISCERNING FEW/ WHERE I MAY FIND A FRIEND WHOS FIRM/WHO DARES STAND BY ME WHEN IN DEEP/ AND THEIR RESOLVE & FRIENDSHIP MOST EXPECTS/ WHO BY A SECRET SYMPATHY CAN SHARE/ MY JOY, MY GRIEF, MY MISERY, MY CARE./ HE MUST BE PRUDENT, FAITHFUL, JUST & WISE/ WHO CAN, TO SUCH A PITCH OF FRIENDSHIP RISE”. Above an octagonal cartouche within which is wrought “MARY/ BURTON/ HER SAMPLER/ FINISHED IN/ THE FOURTE/ ENTH YEAR/ OF HER AGE/ 1799”. A single line above the lower floral border is embroidered, “E GIRTON GOVERNESS NEWARK”. SIZE: Sampler: 16-3/4″ x 13-3/4″. Overall: 21″ x 18″. CONDITION: With overall even fading, and with spot insect damage to linen foundation. With areas of minor toning to edge of sampler, left side facing, otherwise in fine condition. Mounted on early, if not original stretcher. Stretcher now with later cardboard backing housed in a gilt gold frame 9-28474 (2,000-3,000)

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2149

GREAT MAPLE & TIGER MAPLE QUEEN ANNE ARMCHAIR. Circa 1760, most likely Long Island, New York. The serpentine crest rail, above an open back joined to a vasiform splat flanked by baluster-turned stiles with smooth turnings, the shaped rectangular open arms ending in scrolled grips above a trapezoidal rush seat with baluster-turned front legs joined by double turned stretchers. SIZE: 49” h x 24-1/2” w x 18” d. PROVENANCE: Long Island Hewlett family, from the Merrick House and was on loan to a local museum for many years. CONDITION: In good overall condition with restorations. 7-70201 (600-900)

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2150

CHIPPENDALE ROCOCO CARVED GILT AND PAINTED LOOKING GLASS. Second half 18th century. The rectangular mirror plate within a carved and molded frame with original salmon and ochre painted surfaces. Scrolling crest with foliate cartouche flanked by floral vinery further flanked by C-scrolled ears and pendant floral sprays. SIZE: 45″ h x 35″ w. PROVENANCE: Collection and shop contents of Linda and the late Vito Peri (owners of the Blue Dolphin Antique Shop, Northport, Maine). CONDITION: Painted and gilded surfaces mostly good, showing normal and expected wear, old dormant insect damage to carvings, tight stress crack to top of crest, mirror plate old but probably not original with foxing and losses. Generally very good. 9-90070 (1,000-2,000)

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2151

IMPORTANT PORTRAIT OF A GENTLEMAN. Large oil on canvas three-quarter portrait shows a distinguished gentleman seated in an armchair with one hand at chest, the other on arm of armchair. A red curtain background and on his left side is a stand with inkwell, quill pen, and paper. He gazes to the left and wears glasses, a black coat with white collar. Very well executed and possibly a Gilbert Stuart or one of his contemporaries. Housed in a replacement gilt modern frame. SIZE: 50″ x 40″. Overall: 55-1/2″ x 45″. CONDITION: Some chipping to top 3″, old lining, still attached to its original stretcher, some restoration with inpainting. Otherwise very good. 9-90405 (3,000-5,000)

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2152

FINE QUEEN ANNE WALNUT BONNET TOP HIGHBOY. Second half 18th century, New England. In two parts, the molded swan’s neck pediment centering three rope-twist finials above the rectangular case fitted with a central shell carved drawer flanked by a short drawer on each side above four graduated long drawers joined to the lower case with stepped mid-molding fitted with a long drawer over three aligned short drawers, the centermost shell carved, all with thumb-molded edges above the apron with astragal arches mounted with pendent acorn finials raised on bandy cabriole legs with shaped returns terminating in platform pad feet. SIZE: 88″ h. 35-1/2″ w of case. 40″ w overall. 21-1/2″ d. CONDITION: Professionally refinished & polished with replaced brasses. Bottom backboard of upper case is a later replacement. 9-90412 (9,000-12,000)

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2153

FINE QUEEN ANNE CHERRY TILT TOP TEA TABLE. Second half 18th century, Connecticut River Valley. The Chapin school, Eliphalet Chapin. The circular one board top hinged and tilting on a baluster turned standard with suppressed ball raised on a tripod base of cabriole legs terminating in platform slipper feet. SIZE: 27-3/4″ h. 21-3/4″ dia. CONDITION: Structurally very good, top with cleaned old surfaces, table base retains original surfaces and dark color and patina. Very good overall. 9-29048 (500-800)

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KARAJA RUNNER. Second quarter 20th century, Northwest Persia. Dense polychrome floral lattice work on a blue/black field within borders of floral vinery. SIZE: 25’2″ x 3’4″. PROVENANCE: From a fine Maine and New York private collection. CONDITION: Generally with near full pile. Very good overall. 9-29897 (800-1,200)

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2155

SEMI-ANTIQUE KAZAK RUG. First quarter 20th century, Central Caucasus. Central hexagonal cream medallion within a stepped rectangular field with rows of geometric medallions. The brick red main border with a row of octagonal crab filled medallions within multiple geometric guard borders. SIZE: 5’9″ x 3’4″. PROVENANCE: From a fine Maine and New York private collection. CONDITION: Rug remains solid with even minor wear overall. Losses to fringe. Small areas of weakness to selvedge. Otherwise good. 9-29900 (700-900)

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2156

CHIPPENDALE MAHOGANY BREAKFAST TABLE. Second half 18th century, Boston, Massachusetts. The rectangular figured top with conforming hinged leaves projecting above the scalloped apron raised on cabriole legs with shaped returns terminating in boldly carved high ball and talon feet. SIZE: 28-1/4″ h x 35-1/2″ l x 13-1/2″ w closed. CONDITION: With old surfaces, good patina, one leg repaired at apron and missing return, otherwise good. 9-29072 (4,000-6,000)

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2157

UNSIGNED (American, 18th Century) HALF PORTRAIT OF MARTHA J. DECOSTA DAVIS. Pastel on canvas half portrait shows a young woman with lace bonnet, white dress with blue sleeves. Housed in an antique molded wood painted black frame behind glass. Inscribed on back of stretcher Martha J. Decosta Davis married Joshua Davis June 7, 1753. Descendant of Gov. Carver of Mass.”. SIZE: 23″ x 18″. Overall: 25-3/4″ x 20-1/2″. CONDITION: Several small holes along right stretcher line, some fading, some water stains to edges, otherwise good. 9-28581 (1,000-1,500)

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2158

EXCEPTIONALLY RARE CHIPPENDALE CHILD’S SLANT LID DESK. Third quarter 18th century, probably Connecticut. This nice maple example with dovetailed case above the hinged lid with breadboard ends opening to an interior of drawers and pigeonholes above long drawers on a molded base raised on short cabriole legs with compressed ball-and claw feet. SIZE: 32-1/4″ h. Case: 26″ w x 13-3/4″ d. CONDITION: The desk retains old mahoganized finish. Brass is replaced but of the period. Minor renailing of secondary wood, backboard is original, drawer sides and runners professionally restored, old chip restoration to a drawer. Otherwise very fine condition with minor age appropriate wear and abrasions. 9-28460 (8,000-12,000)

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2159

IMPORTANT QUEEN ANNE CHERRY SECRETARY ON FRAME. Third quarter 18th century, Connecticut. In two parts, the upper case with swan’s neck pediment terminating in large carved rosettes, the molded cornice alternating with flame finials on plinths above the plain frieze above a pair of paneled doors opening to an interior fitted with fixed shelves. The lower case with sloping lid opening to an interior fitted with a row of valanced pigeon holes above two rows of document drawers. The lid supported on lopers above four long graduated drawers, all with thumb molded edges fitted to the conforming frame with molded edge. The frame with lobed central pendent raised on four short cabriole legs with scalloped returns on pad feet. SIZE: 85-3/4″ h x 37-3/4″ w x 19-1/2″ d. PROVENANCE: Illustrated “Furniture Treasury,” by Wallace Nutting volume one, figure 685. John S. Walton, Inc. New York City illustrated in the magazine “Antiques,” December, 1962. The Silvermine Tavern antique shops, Norwalk, Connecticut, December, 1947. Copies of this material accompany this lot. CONDITION: Professionally cleaned and repolished, with replaced hardware of the period. Hinges replaced. Very good overall. 9-90413 (10,000-12,000)

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2160

PORTRAIT OF A BECKWITH FAMILY MEMBER IN LANDSCAPE. Oil on canvas painting shows a half portrait of a young woman with brown hair seated in an area of colorful wildflowers and in her lap are some freshly picked flowers. On the left side is a shoreline scene with a point of land, most likely a representation of Black Point in Niantic, Connecticut. Signed lower left “M. Sgambati”. Housed in a 1920s gilt frame. Note: The Beckwith family were early settlers of the East Lime-Niantic area of Connecticut. They had important business interests and were involved in local and state government. Other family member’s portraits hang in the East Lime Town Hall and State Capital in Hartford. SIZE: 36″ x 54″. Overall: 28-1/2″ x 56-1/2″. CONDITION: Lined, restored, with inpainting. Very good. 9-90408 (1,500-2,000)

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J. BIDUN(?) (Mid 19th Century) SIGNED PORTRAIT OF A BECKWITH FAMILY MEMBER. Oil on canvas oval three-quarter portrait shows a young woman slightly turned with curly black hair wearing a blue dress with white lace trim. The background is a sunset landscape scene. Signed lower left “J. Bidun 1852″. Housed in what appears to be its original rectangular frame with oval window. Note: The Beckwith family were early settlers of the East Lime-Niantic area of Connecticut. They had important business interests and were involved in local and state government. Other family member’s portraits hang in the East Lime Town Hall and the State Capital in Hartford. SIZE: 36-1/2″ x 29″. Overall: 43-1/2″ x 36”. CONDITION: Lined, craquelure, some inpainting. Very good. 9-90407 (1,500-2,500)

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2162

FINE FULL BODY GILT COPPER INDIAN WEATHERVANE. Late 19th century, New England. Depicting the stylized figure of Mashamoquet, Sachem of the Nipmuck tribe. With drawn bow the figure sits atop an arrow and retains its original standard with directionals and decorative ball. Museum stand included. Reference: A similar example is illustrated i ” A Gallery of American Weathervanes and Whirligigs” by Robert Bishop and Patricia Coblentz page 42 figure 60. A second example in ” Wind and Whimsy, Weathervanes and Whirligigs from Twin Cities Collections, Minneapolis Institute of Arts”, page 54 figure 49. SIZE: 24-1/2″ h x 31″ l. Overall: 61″ h. CONDITION: Weathervane appears to retain original gilt surfaces and has original stand and directionals. Very good overall. 9-29532 (10,000-15,000)

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2163

RARE FULL BODY COPPER FOUR WHEEL SULKY AND RIDER WEATHERVANE. Late 19th, early 20th century, probably New York. This nice example with gilded surfaces molded and fashioned with noticeably powerful details, especially to the muzzle and head of the horse. Horse with zinc head and driver also of zinc. With large wire wheels. Now offered on a museum stand. SIZE: 19″ h x 46″ l overall. PROVENANCE: Private Waterville, Maine collection. CONDITION: Gilded surfaces appear old if not original. Some early restoration to proper right hand of driver. Very good overall. 9-29609 (10,000-20,000)

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FINE MASSACHUSETTS CHIPPENDALE MAHOGANY CHEST OF DRAWERS. Third quarter 18th century, Boston or possibly Charlestown. The rectangular single board top with molded edge and reverse serpentine front projecting above the conforming case fitted with four graduated drawers mounted with brass willow bales on a molded base raised on ogee bracket feet with shaped returns. SIZE: 32″ h x 23″ d. 34-3/4″ case w. 39″ overall w. CONDITION: With old repolished surfaces, professional restoration to feet incorporating some glue block replacements. Later brass hardware as noted. Original backboards. Very good overall. 9-29067 (8,000-10,000)

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CHIPPENDALE MAHOGANY BLOCK-FRONT DESK. Third quarter 18th century, Boston. The rectangular case with hinged sloping lid opening to a well-appointed fitted interior with hidden drawers above four long graduated blocked drawers, the top most flanked by lopers, raised on a molded base with shaped bracket feet. Desk retains original brass willow handles and brass carrying handles. SIZE: 42″ h. 41-3/4″ case w. 23″ overall d. CONDITION: Very good overall. 9-29046 (6,000-9,000)

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2166

SET SIX CHIPPENDALE CHERRY SIDE CHAIRS. Last quarter 18th century, Salem, Massachusetts. Each with cupid’s bow crestrail terminating with backswept carved ears above a pierced owl’s eye splat joined to trapezoidal seat frame raised on square molded and chamfered legs, the frontal legs with open corner brackets, joined by recessed box stretcher. SIZE: 37-1/2″ back h. CONDITION: Very good overall. 9-29068 (10,000-15,000)

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2167

CONNECTICUT CHIPPENDALE CHERRY SLANT-LID SECRETARY. Second half 18th century. In two parts, the upper case with cove-molded swan’s neck pediment centering three spiral twist finials on reeded plinths above the frieze with shaped panels above a pair of paneled doors opening to shelves flanked by engaged fluted quarter columns. Joined to the lower case fitted with a sloping lid opening to an interior fitted with a row of valanced pigeon holes centering a fan carved prospect door opening to an interior fitted with a blocked serpentine drawer flanked by an arrangement of four document drawers above four graduated long drawers with thumbmolded edges, the uppermost flanked by lopers, the whole flanked by engaged reeded quarter columns above the molded base raised on platform ogee bracket feet. SIZE: 85″h x 40″ w of case x 22″ d. CONDITION: Professionally refinished & polished with mahogany finish. Hinges reset, brasses replaced. 9-90414 (4,000-6,000)

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2168

RARE LEAPING STAG FULL BODY COPPER WEATHERVANE. Last quarter 19th century, attributed to E.G. Washburne & Co. The stag with zinc head and antlers and with mixed verdigris and gilt surfaces. Now mounted on a museum stand. SIZE: 20″ h x 28-1/2″ l. CONDITION: Seams remain tight. Surfaces appear unaltered. Right proper rear haunch with old dent before last application of gilding. Otherwise very good. 9-29679 (10,000-15,000)

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2169

FULL BODY MOLDED COPPER GRASSHOPPER WEATHERVANE. Last quarter 19th century, possibly W.A. Snow & Company, Boston. This unusual rendition with old verdigris and gilt surfaces with well-defined rear legs. SIZE: 15″ h x 38″ l. CONDITION: Generally very good. 9-29074 (10,000-15,000)

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2170

WONDERFUL 19TH CENTURY SCHOOL GIRL PAINT DECORATED SEWING BOX. The lid painted with an exquisite detailed early 19th Century image of a stately columned stone mansion framed by tall trees with fence in front and prominent brick posts and on the street before the mansion are three cows. All within a painted mustard yellow border. All four sides of the box are decorated with mustard, green, red and black striping. Interior with lined early marbled paper. SIZE: 4″ h x 12″ w x 9″ d. CONDITION: Scattered small nicks to paint, structurally very good. In original untouched condition. 8-87560 (1,500-2,500)

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2171

FINE NEW ENGLAND CHIPPENDALE MAHOGANY & PARCEL GILT MIRROR. Last quarter 18th century. The pierced carved foliate crest with parcel gilt phoenix above the original rectangular mirror plate within a gilt molded surround within a string inlaid figural mahogany frame, the frame with scrolled pendant base. SIZE: 33-1/2″ h x 17″ w. CONDITION: Professionally repolished early surfaces, crest and ears with minimal and minor old repairs and reinforcements. Original plate and backboards. 9-29053 (600-900)

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2172

LARGE PAIR OF CLASSICAL BRASS FACETED ANDIRONS WITH MATCHING TOOLS. First half 19th century, probably Connecticut. The turned standard with beehive faceted finial raised on scrolled legs centering a drop finial terminating in four half-ball feet, each with double log stops. The matching tools, tongs and shovel, with conforming finials. SIZE: Andirons Height: 21-1/4″. Overall length: 23-1/2″. Shovel: 38″ l. Tongs: 36″ l. CONDITION: Very good with burnished surfaces, dogs original. 9-29055 (500-800)

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2173

QUEEN ANNE BURL WALNUT HIGHBOY. Mid 18th century, Massachusetts. In two parts, the upper case fitted with a pair of aligned short drawers over three long drawers fitted to the lower case with mid molding of a long drawer above a short drawer flanked by deep drawers above an arched apron with pendant acorn finials on cabriole legs with scalloped returns terminating in platform pad feet. The drawer fronts all with burl veneer panels within crossbanding. SIZE: 61″ h x 36-1/2″ case w x 41-1/2″ overall w x 22-1/2″ d. CONDITION: Refinished with restoration throughout with replaced hardware. 9-29639 (3,500-5,500)

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2174

MAHAL CORRIDOR CARPET. First third 20th century, Central Persia. With dense rows of floral trelliswork in shades of indigo, plum and gold on a midnight blue field. The main border of polychrome lotus flower trelliswork. SIZE: 17’9″ x 7′. PROVENANCE: From a fine Maine and New York private collection. CONDITION: With areas of wear to foundation. 9-29905 (800-1,200)

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2175

MAHAL CORRIDOR CARPET. First third 20th century, Central Persia. With dense rows of floral trelliswork in shades of indigo, plum and gold on a midnight blue field. The main border of polychrome lotus flower trelliswork. SIZE: 21’6″ x 6’9″. PROVENANCE: From a fine Maine and New York private collection. CONDITION: With areas of wear to foundation. 9-29906 (1,000-2,000)

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2176

FINE EARLY AMERICAN CHIMNEY CUPBOARD IN SALMON PAINT. Circa 1800, New England. This diminutive example in pine with open top fitted with three fixed shelves above a single plank door with iron hinges and wood hasp. The dovetailed case with V-groove bootjack ends in untouched salmon paint. SIZE: 71-1/2″ h 24″ w x 19-1/2″ d. PROVENANCE: Recently deaccessioned from a Connecticut museum. CONDITION: Very good with original dry surfaces, no restoration noted. 9-28494 (6,000-9,000)

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2177

FINE WINDSOR GREEN PANTRY BOX. Circa 1850, New England. This ash and pine example fitted with a conforming lid with swing bale handle. SIZE: 5-1/2″ h x 9-1/4″ dia. CONDITION: Very good with dry original painted surfaces. Normal and expected abrasion and wear to base rim and to lid edges. 9-28513 (800-1,200)

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2178

EXCEPTIONAL PANTRY BOX IN CHROME YELLOW PAINT. Circa 1850, New England. The round box with conforming lid fitted with swinging bale handle in original chrome yellow paint. SIZE: 6-1/2″ h x 11-1/4″ dia. CONDITION: Untouched, original condition throughout. Very good. 9-28512 (1,500-2,500)

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2179

PAINT-DECORATED PANTRY BOX. Second quarter 19th century, New England. The maple and pine round box with conforming lid fitted with a swinging bale handle in vibrant bittersweet original paint. SIZE: 5″ h x 9″ dia. CONDITION: Untouched original condition with tiny sliver loss to lap seam with one nail absent at bottom seam. Otherwise good. 9-28514 (800-1,200)

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2180

RARE “HINGHAM TYPE” PANTRY BOX IN RED PAINT. First quarter 19th century, Hingham, Massachusetts. The round box with conforming cover constructed of well-developed shaped finger lap joinery. SIZE: 5-1/4″ h x 10-3/4″ dia. CONDITION: The box with old glued split around one quarter of lip, obscured by lid. Otherwise very good. With normal and expected overall wear. 9-28515 (900-1,200)

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2181

UNSIGNED (American, Mid 19th Century) PORTRAIT OF JONATHAN HYDE. Unsigned oil on canvas shows a half portrait of an older gentleman with white hair wearing a black suit. The gentleman is seated in a red chair against a brownish background. Housed in a black molded wood frame with gold edge having a plaque “Jonathan Hyde 1772-1850”. Canvas stamp on verso “Hollis & Wheeler, Boston, Mass.” Reference: As described on page 322-324 in the “History of Bath and Environs, Sagadahoc County, Maine: 1607-1894″ by Parker McCobb Reed, Hyde was born in Lebanon, Conn. in 1772. He began his permanent residence in Bath, Maine 1799 where he worked in the retail trade. In 1807, he built the brick store and wharf on Water Street which was taken down in 1886. He was Director in the Lincoln Bank for more than 20 years and died in 1850 at age 78. Also included in this section is a picture of this painting with his signature under it (cropped to an oval form). SIZE: 30″ x 25″. Overall: 34-1/2″ x 29-1/2”. CONDITION: Very good. 9-90417 (800-1,200)

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2182

PORTRAIT OF A YOUNG GIRL. Watercolor on paper board. Second quarter 19th century, New England. Attractive folk art portrait depicting a young girl with green eyes and fancy dress holding a basket of cherries while petting her cat. Now mounted in a period gilt pine frame. SIZE: Sight: 19″ x 15″. Overall: 23″ x 18-3/4″. CONDITION: Very good overall, with vibrant colors. Some slight, old horizontal creasing right front border facing. 9-28476 (2,500-3,500)

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2183

RARE BUTTON HOLE BANDED CANTEEN. Last quarter 18th century, New England. Fine ovoid flat-bottomed canteen with buttonhole lapped fingered ash banding in red paint. SIZE: 9-3/4″ h x 10″ l x 7″ w. CONDITION: With worn dry original red surface and with age appropriate wear and abrasions. Very good overall. 9-29163 (700-900)

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2184

EARLY AMERICAN PINE GAMEBOARD. Second quarter 19th century, New England. This well executed example painted in brick red and black on a single board with a mustard painted pinstripe border. Mounted within square cut black painted frame. SIZE: 16-3/4″ x 16-1/2″. CONDITION: With dry, original untouched surfaces. Showing appropriate, minor abrasion. Very good overall. 9-28483 (1,800-2,600)

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2185

PARCHEESI GAMEBOARD. Second half 19th century, New England. This hinged and folding example in basswood paint decorated in nine colors. The board signed in three areas on reverse, two with the dates 1933 and 1934. SIZE: 18-1/4″ x 18-3/4″. CONDITION: Surfaces untouched with overall even fading, boards retain original hinges, generally very good, with light surface scratches. 9-28466 (2,500-3,500)

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2186

EXCEPTIONAL LARGE DOUBLE-SIDED GAMEBOARD. Late 19th century, American. This oversized gameboard with Parcheesi on one side and Checkers on reverse. The Parcheesi game in bold seven color design, the reverse painted in a checkerboard with black and red squares within a cream white field. The laminated wood gameboard within a chamfered wood frame. SIZE: 31″ x 31″. PROVENANCE: Ex-Selby Shaver collection. CONDITION: Untouched painted surfaces remain bold with very minor surface abrasion, slight craquelure on checkerboard. Very good overall. 9-29147 (4,000-6,000)

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2187

NEW ENGLAND QUEEN ANNE HIGHBOY. Last quarter 18th century, probably Massachusetts. Comprised of birch, maple and pine. In two parts, the upper rectangular case with cove molded cornice fitted with five long graduated thumb molded drawers fitted to the lower case with molded waste having a narrow long drawer over three aligned short drawers, the centermost with carved and turned roundel. Each drawer with thumb molded edges above a shaped and scalloped apron with central foliate pendant raised on bandy cabriole legs terminating in platform pad feet. SIZE: 72″ h x 20″d. 34″ case w. 39″ overall w. PROVENANCE: From a fine Western Massachusetts home. CONDITION: Structurally very good. No restorations noted. Surfaces have been overly cleaned, polish mostly removed. 9-29378 (800-1,200)

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2188

RARE CIRCUS HORSE AND HOOP COPPER WEATHERVANE. Second half 19th century. Attributed to A.L. Jewell & Co., Waltham, MA. Nice full body example with zinc head and sheet copper mane and tail. Modeled jumping through a large iron hoop. The weathervane with nice combination of verdigris and gilded surfaces. Now offered on a wood stand. SIZE: 14-1/2″ h x 30-1/2″ l approx. PROVENANCE: From a private Waterville, Maine collection. CONDITION: Very good overall. No restoration noted. Tail slightly bent to the right, believed to be easily restored. Hoop in need of solder reattachment to fitting. 9-29607 (8,000-12,000)

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2189

LARGE IMPORTANT MOLDED COPPER PIG WEATHERVANE. Last quarter 19th century. Attributed to L.W. Cushing & Son , Waltham , Massachusetts. Original worn and weathered gilt surfaces. This large full bodied example has applied sheet copper ears, a whimsically curled tail and a friendly expression. Includes museum stand. Note: An almost identical example sold at Christie’s New York January 2007, lot number 316. Another similar example sold by Skinner Auction Company of the Andy Williams Folk Art Collection March 3, 2013 Boston Gallery, lot 2. SIZE: 19-1/2″ h x 35″ l 4″ approximate w. CONDITION: Original surfaces as noted. Minor deterioration to solder at seam of back. Otherwise very good. 9-29531 (20,000-30,000)

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2190

EXCEPTIONAL LARGE WOODLANDS BURL BOWL. Late 18th/early 19th Century, New England. This deep example with sloping sides and shaped rim with natural depressions & fissures on exterior wall. Of nearly symmetrical diameter. SIZE: 7″ h x 20″ dia. CONDITION: Very fine surfaces, nicely patinated. No restorations noted. 9-29134 (6,000-8,000)

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2191

EXCEPTIONAL TIGER MAPLE CARVED CANDLE BOX. First quarter 18th century, probably New York. This rare wall box nicely carved with highly figured tiger maple. The scrolled crest terminating in a relief carved heart shaped hanger, the sides downsloping and scrolled fitted with an inset sliding cover with scrolled Queen Anne cresting above a pair of pierced “fyflots” above a delicate heart cutout. The box on a molded platform base. SIZE: 18″ h. Overall: 5-1/2″ w x 4-1/2″ d. CONDITION: Constructed with T-head nails and maintaining original dark dry varnished surface. The backboard with early minor grain fissured split, proper right upper corner. Very good overall. 9-28485 (6,000-9,000)

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2192

WOODLANDS BURL BOWL. Late 18th/early 19th century, New England. This nice oblong example with deep sloping sides and irregular rim, well figured and displaying natural indentations and knots on walls. SIZE: 5-3/4″ h x 14″ l x 10-3/4″ w. CONDITION: With original, deeply chiseled surfaces. Nut brown color well patinated. 9-29648 (2,500-3,500)

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2193

PILGRIM CENTURY SAWBUCK TABLE. Late 17th/early 18th century, New England. This exceptional pine example with single board top and breadboard ends in worn, original paint, joined to an X-form stretcher base, joined by a medial trough. The ends joined by beaded stretchers. The whole joined by T-head hand forged nails. SIZE: 24″ h x 30-3/4″ l x 17-1/2″ w. CONDITION: With good patina and color, the top with expected early shrinkage cracks, now stable. Overall good with no restorations. 9-28480 (4,000-6,000)

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2194

FINE WOODLANDS BURL BOWL. First half 19th century, New England. This nicely figured example, well-turned with molded edges with gently sloping sides, the rim slightly everted. SIZE: 6″ h x 16-1/2″ dia. CONDITION: With dry old faded surfaces. The interior with extensive wear marks from use. Nearly symmetrical diameter. Very good. 9-29559 (2,000-4,000)

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2195

WILLIAM AND MARY BLANKET CHEST IN RED PAINT. First third 18th century, Connecticut or Massachusetts. This well proportioned pine example with rectangular hinged lid with applied molded edge opening to a storage well above two long drawers on a molded base raised on shaped bracket feet. The case sides with double arch molding. SIZE: 33″ h x 17-1/2″ d. Case width: 37″. CONDITION: Blanket chest retains very good original dry paint and good patina, hinges are old replacements, top of backboards showing minor wood losses and marks from previous hinges, brass is replaced, proper left lid molding with old loss along rear top edge with minor age appropriate abrasions. Otherwise very good. 9-29150 (1,200-1,800)

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2196

FINE EARLY AMERICAN LADDERBACK ARMCHAIR. First third 18th century, New York or Connecticut. This fine example in maple, ash, and hickory. The four-slats, each shaped and chamfered, joined to sausage-turned balusters and urn-shaped finials with nippled mushroom caps joined to downswept serpentine arms with shaped handholds centering the trapezoidal woven seat raised on sausage-turned frontal legs joined by a box stretcher with frontal stretcher boldly turned. SIZE: Back: 45″ h. Seat: 16-1/2″ h. CONDITION: With early black paint over original red, untouched, with nice patina. 9-29172 (1,600-2,200)

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2197

SACK-BACK WINDSOR ARMCHAIR. Last quarter 18th century, New York. The bowed crest rail joined to seven tapered spindles, joined to the mid-rail continuing scrolled paddle hand grips. All above a deeply shaped saddle seat raised on splayed vase ring- and reel-turned legs, joined by a swelled turned H-form stretcher. The whole with black painted surfaces. SIZE: h of back: 40-1/2″ h of seat: 18-1/4″. Overall w: 28-1/2″. CONDITION: Proper right hand grip with small loss to underside, base has been tightened over time. No other restorations or replacements noted. Black painted surfaces are over earlier paint history. Generally good. 9-28491 (4,000-6,000)

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2198

WOODLANDS BURL BOWL. Mid-19th century, New England. A well-turned example with molded lip and with footrim polished to a honey brown color. SIZE: 4-3/4″ h x 13-3/4″ dia. CONDITION: Surfaces as noted, no restoration, imperfections or damages observed. Very good. 9-29560 (800-1,200)

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2199

RARE NEW ENGLAND BURL MASTER SALT. Circa 1800. This highly figured example with incised banding continuing to a footed base. SIZE: 2-1/4″ h x 3-1/4″ dia. CONDITION: Retains original varnished surface with nice patina. Very good overall with no chips or cracks. 9-28501 (1,200-1,600)

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2199A

SPECIAL ST. JUDE CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL LOT. This lot consists of twelve past Julia auction catalogs, together with their prices realized list. These catalogs serve as a valuable reference source. We regularly sell our past auction catalogs to collectors and dealers alike for that purpose. Please also note: The entire proceeds of this lot (to include the buyer’s premium), shall be donated to the St. Jude Children’s Hospital. St. Jude’s is one of the finest hospitals in North America today for the research and care of children afflicted with cancer. We hope that you will consider competing on this lot, we consider it to be an extremely worthwhile cause and we have dedicated ourselves to include similar lots in every single one of our auctions, the proceeds of which will be donated to St. Jude’s. Thank you for your participation. CONDITION: Very good. 8-87112 (300-400)

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2200

FOLK ART PAINTING OF A CUT WATERMELON. Oil on academy board. Still life scene shows a watermelon cut with knife at center . Usigned. 19th/20th century. Housed in a painted wood frame. SIZE: Sight: 17-1/2″ x 21-1/2″. Overall: 19-3/4″ x 23-3/4″ CONDITION: Light craquelure, good. 9-29534 (1,000-1,500)

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2201

FINE THEOREM ON VELVET. First quarter 19th century, New England. This watercolor theorem depicting bird plucking a strawberry from a basket of fruit on a marbleized panel, now housed in a gilded pine frame. SIZE: Sight: 12″ x 15-3/4″. Overall: 14-1/2″ x 18-1/2″. CONDITION: Colors remain vibrant, with minor overall toning. 9-28475 (2,500-3,500)

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2202

RARE EMBER PIPE TONGS. Mid-18th century, New England. Finely wrought forged iron spring loaded snake head tongs. With lobed central design and elongated pincers. SIZE: 21″ l. CONDITION: Of slender form and proportions. In untouched patina. Very good. 9-29155 (1,200-1,600)

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2203

IMPORTANT DECORATED FORGED IRON PRESENTATION ROASTING FORK & SPOON. Circa 1720, New York. These signed whitesmith wrought punch decorated and pierced pair, probably a presentation gift, each with punch decorated name “CHRISTINA CASTEN” on handles. The fork additionally marked “CC”; the spoon marked “HL”, presumably the mark of the maker. Both with punch decorated hearts embellished with punch work throughout and with pierced escutcheon hangers. The spoon with relief forged elongated rat tail at juncture of handle to bowl. SIZE: Fork: 22-1/2″. Spoon: 19-3/4″. CONDITION: Original untouched polished surfaces, now age darkened to fine patina. Very good overall. 9-28486 (2,000-4,000)

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2204

RARE IRON REVOLVING ARM TABLETOP CANDLELIGHT. Second quarter 18th century, America. A nice forged iron example with double arms and riveted drip pans with crimped candle cups. The spring loaded frame adjusting on the central standard, fitted with pigtailed snuffer hangers. The shaft with medial turned divider, reverting to square form raised on a tripod base of tapering flattened legs with large penny feet. SIZE: 22-1/2″ h x 12″ l of candle arms. CONDITION: Very good untouched condition with age appropriate oxidation. Retains remnants of original black paint. 9-28511 (3,500-5,500)

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2205

FORGED FIVE ARM IRON CHANDELIER. Circa 1800, New England. This delicate example with C-scrolled arms, terminating in rolled iron drip trays, centering spiked candle holders. The arms joined to a rod with pierced hanging loop. SIZE: 17-1/2″ h. 22-1/4″ dia. CONDITION: Very good untouched condition, retaining old, dry black painted surfaces. 9-28484 (1,200-1,600)

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2206

RARE PAIR OF MIRROR BACK SCONCES. First third 19th century, American. Each of double pie plate design molded in relief with triple crimped edges centering a circular mirror plate. The candle arms tapered, riveted and soldered to crimped drip pans, each with candle socket. Fitted with pierced wall hangers. SIZE: 7″ h x 6-1/2″ dia. CONDITION: Fine patina with remnants of original tin surfaces. Very good untouched condition. 9-28508 (1,200-1,500)

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2207

FINE HORSE & JOCKEY MOLDED COPPER WEATHERVANE. Last quarter 19th century, New England. Rendered with a zinc head and upright rider with extended arms and overall old gilt surfaces with verdigris. Offered with a museum stand. Note: Several companies and individuals made variations of this weathervane. An example of arms and upright position of rider similar to this is best illustrated in “The Art of the Weathervane”, by Steve Miller illustrated on pages 72-73. Similar weathervanes with upright riders are illustrated in the 1893 J.F. Fiske catalog of 1893 models #19 and #515. SIZE: 17″ h x 32″ l. CONDITION: Surfaces as noted. No restoration noted. Generally good. 9-29076 (12,000-15,000)

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2208

HORSE AND FORMAL RIDER FULL BODIED COPPER WEATHERVANE. Last quarter 19th century, New England. This fine example with verdigris and gilt surfaces of a full body horse mounted with a formal rider rendered in sheet copper. The tail a combination of molded and sheet copper rendered with button eyes. The horse mounted on a flange support. SIZE: 27″ h x approx 31″ l. PROVENANCE: From a private Waterville, Maine collection. CONDITION: Surfaces basically untouched, with remnants of original gilting. Surfaces untouched with nice verdigris. Weakness to vertical foreleg at hoof with need for reinforcement. Otherwise seems intact. Otherwise very good. 9-29604 (10,000-20,000)

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2209

VERY FINE SERAPE ORIENTAL CARPET. Last quarter 19th century, Northwest Persia. the central arabesque medallion in madder red with pale jade lobes within a conforming blue/black medallion set within madder red field within ivory spandrels, all with angular polychrome floral vinery. The blue/black main border of geometric floral trelliswork with madder red guard borders of scrolling floral vinery. SIZE: 12’3″ x 9’5-1/2″. PROVENANCE: From a fine Maine and New York private collection. CONDITION: Colors remain strong. Carpet with even wear. Small areas showing traces of foundation, otherwise with pile. Wear commensurate with age. Fringe absent. Selvedge intact, with some areas of restoration to selvedge. Otherwise very good. 9-29907 (10,000-20,000)

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2210

MASSACHUSETTS CHIPPENDALE MAHOGANY SLANT-LID DESK. Last quarter, 18th century. The rectangular dovedailed case with hinged sloping lid opening to an interior fitted with a row of valanced pigeon holes above two rows of short drawers over four reverse serpentine graduated long drawers, the top most flanked by lopers. The whole on a molded base raised on ogee bracket feet. SIZE: 41-1/2″ h. 41″ case w. 24″ d. CONDITION: Very good. 9-29196 (2,500-3,500)

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2211

QUEEN ANNE MAHOGANY TILT TOP CANDLE STAND. Early 19th century, Massachusetts. The round dish top tilting on the ring-turned cylindrical urn form shaft raised on tripod cabriole legs terminating in slender pad feet. SIZE: 27-1/2″ h x 18″ dia. PROVENANCE: From a fine Maine collection. CONDITION: Professionally cleaned and polished, surfaces good, legs have been reattached with excellent cosmetic repairs at juncture to shaft. Otherwise very good. 9-29871 (400-600)

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2212

DIMINUTIVE CHIPPENDALE TIGER MAPLE CHEST OF DRAWERS. Last quarter 18th century, New England. The rectangular top with molded edges above the conforming case of four long drawers with thumb-molded edges and inlaid diamond escutcheons on a molded base raised on bracket feet with shaped returns. SIZE: 32-1/2″ h. 34-1/2 overall w. 33″ case w. 19-1/2″ d. CONDITION: Cleaned and repolished. With later hardware. Generally very good. 9-29627 (2,500-3,500)

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2213

UNSIGNED (American School, 19th century) PORTRAIT OF A GENTLEMAN. Oil on wood panel half portrait of a gentleman in black coat at a lectern giving a speech from an open book. Housed in a rosewood carved frame, which appears to be original. SIZE: 12-1/2″ x 10″. Overall: 15-3/4″ x 13-1/4″ CONDITION: Craquelure, vertical split in center of panel, some paint chips 9-29995 (800-1,200)

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2214

EARLY 19TH CENTURY SAMPLER AND SILHOUETTE (ANCESTORS OF MAINE SENATOR MARGARET CHASE SMITH). This wonderful lot includes a vertical hand stitched colorful sampler with decorative flower vine border. Eleven alpha-numeric rows, below which is “WROUGHT BY REBECCA H. HIXON AGE 8”. Accompanied by a silhouette in original frame depicting Miss Hixon and is inscribed above image “REBECCA H. HIXON”. A family note from 1978 indicates some family history. Rebecca Hixon was an ancestor of one of the most famous female legislators ever in the history of our country, Mrs. Margaret Chase Smith from Skowhegan, Maine. SIZE: Sampler Sight: 17″ x 13″. Overall: 18″ x 14″. Silhouette Sight: 5″ x 3-3/4″. Overall: 7″ x 5-1/2. CONDITION: Sample is very good, retaining much of its original color. Silhouette in very good condition, with minor chipping to frame. 9-90470 (3,000-4,500)

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2215

GROUP OF THREE SAMPLERS. 19th century. The first wrought by Harriet Ann Emery in 1834. Wrought with rows of letters and numbers above four lines of verse above a country home flanked by stylized trees, all within a nicely wrought floral border in shades of pale blue and cream mounted within a Victorian walnut frame. The second a sampler of verse and prayers wrought by Mary Ann E. Topham, Cambridge. All within a scrolling finely wrought floral border. The third a pictorial sample beneath lines of alphabet and verse depicted with bowl of fruit, flowering plants within urns, a crown, deer in a landscape, and a dog. Embroidered with the name “usannah” within a scrolling border. SIZE: 1) Sight: 16″ x 17-1/4″. 2) Sight: 15-3/4″ x 15-3/4″. 3) Sight: 10″ x 9-1/2″. CONDITION: The first with staining in area of verse. The second with some minimal deterioration to foundation. The third with minor and minimal insect damage to foundation. All three with some toning, otherwise good. 9-29139 (1,000-2,000)

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2216

FINE EARLY AMERICAN DIMINUTIVE DECORATED DOCUMENT BOX. First quarter 19th century, New England. The rectangular box with stencil and freehand decoration. The lid with a basket of fruit emitting floral sprays within a geometric border, the front similarly decorated, the case ends with stenciled scallop shells. The hinged lid opening to reveal the name “Cordelia” in fancifully painted black script. SIZE: 4-3/4″ h x 9-1/4″ l x 4-3/4″ d. CONDITION: Painted and stenciled surfaces original beneath a thin varnish overcoat showing very minor wear and abrasion. Box retains original brass hinges. 9-29166 (1,500-2,500)

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2217

EARLY AMERICAN PAINT-DECORATED AND GRAINED DOME TOP STORAGE BOX. Circa 1800, New England. This nice pine dome top box possibly a decorators “sample” box, the hinged lid with brass carrying handle with simulated mahogany graining opening to a storage compartment fitted with shaped and carved dustboards at sides of lid. The box with simulated bird’s eye maple graining at ends and tiger maple graining at front and rear within freehand black-painted borders. The dovetailed case retaining original iron hinges mounted to the exterior. SIZE: 8-3/4″ h x 19″ l x 10-1/4″ d. CONDITION: With very good dry original paint, in untouched condition with very minor surface abrasions. Very good overall. 9-29170 (1,200-1,500)

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2218

EARLY AMERICAN MAPLE AND PINE CHEST OF DRAWERS. 18th century, probably Massachusetts. The rectangular top with applied molded edge now with burl chestnut veneer panels within mahogany crossbanding above the conforming maple case fitted with two aligned pine short drawers over three long graduated drawers, each with inlaid burl panels and with mahogany and rosewood crossbanding on a molded base raised on figural mahogany veneered bracket feet with shaped returns. SIZE: 34-1/2″ h x 34-3/4″ w x 19″ d. CONDITION: Restored, repolished, and reveneered. 9-29641 (2,500-3,500)

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2219

LARGE AMERICAN NEEDLEWORK SAMPLER BY ANN M. COWELL 1824. The sampler having ten alpha-numeric rows surrounded by a blue chain, below which is “ANN M. COWELL BORN AUGUST THE 21 1824 AGED 8″ below which are two baskets and a flower. An interesting three sided border with a zig-zag having flowers. Housed in a lemon-gold frame with glass. Found in Maine. SIZE: Sight: 23-1/2″ x 17″. Overall: 26-1/2″ x 20”. CONDITION: Some loss to border flowers, fading, otherwise good. 9-90315 (600-900)

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2220

ADAM AND EVE NEEDLEWORK SAMPLER BY HANNAH RENNARD. The sampler having three alpha rows and eight line verse “HANNAH RENNARD IS MY NAME – AND ENGLAND IS MY NATION – SWINSTON (?) IS MY DWELLING PLACE – AND CHRIST IS MY SALVATION – THIS I HAVE DONE – THAT YOU MAY SEE – WHAT CARE MY PARENTS – TOOK OF ME – HANNAH RENNARD HER WORK AGE 13″ below which is a colorful tree flanked by Adam and Eve with other pictures, all surrounded by a vine border. Housed in a gilt wood frame with glass. SIZE: Sight: 15-1/4″ x 12-1/2″. Overall: 17″ x 14-1/2”. CONDITION: Some brown toning, fading, generally good. 9-90316 (600-900)

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2221

SHIP CAPTAIN’S DOCUMENT BOX. Circa 1800, probably Maine. This delicately carved example in Mahogany and pine with rectangular hinged lid with molded edges and string inlay, fitted to a conforming dovetailed box with molded base. Carved and decorated overall, with incised geometric banding, centering elaborate mariner’s compass and fan designs. The edges with satin stringing. The lid fitted with period brass handle. SIZE: 5-3/4″ h x 12-1/2″ l x 6-1/2″ d CONDITION: Very fine original surfaces, with minor and minimal losses to inlay. Overall very good. 9-28498 (1,200-1,600)

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2222

MINIATURE DOME-TOP TRINKET BOX. Circa 1800, Maine. This pine and maple paint decorated example fitted with iron snipe hinges and hasp with vibrant paint decoration of yellow and ochre diagonal banding surrounding persimmon white and black panels, the central fields of which are sponge decorated. SIZE: 3″ h x 5″ l x 3-1/4″. CONDITION: Painted surfaces as mentioned, a slight warp to bottom of box. Otherwise in very good untouched condition throughout. 9-28499 (2,000-3,000)

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2223

RARE CANDLE LANTERN IN ORIGINAL BLUE PAINT. Circa 1800, New England. The square pine lantern with rectangular supports pinned through the top and base fitted with a wire swing handle and with sheet-tin roof vent. With panel glass sides, the door with snipe hinges and iron wire latch. Fitted with a rolled sheet-iron candle cup with cinched wire joinery. SIZE: 10-1/2″ h x 6″ w x 5-3/4″ l. CONDITION: Very good with early 19th century cobalt blue paint, early glass panels possibly original, top with old stable shrinkage crack. 9-29178 (2,000-3,000)

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2224

MINIATURE PAINT-DECORATED TRINKET BOX. Early 19th century, New England. The rectangular box, with original leather hinges on lid. The original paint decoration of green panels with black and white striping within black borders. The lid interior similarly decorated. SIZE: 4″ h x 7″ l x 4-3/4″ d. CONDITION: Painted surfaces as noted. Small old loss adjacent to proper left leather hinge. Box with normal and expected paint losses, and with craquelure throughout. In very good untouched condition. 9-28516 (600-900)

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2225

FREDERIC WINGATE TALL CASE CLOCK. First quarter 19th century, Augusta, Maine. The arched molded crest surmounted by brass ball and spire finials alternating with contrasting pierced fretwork above the astragal arched door flanked by freestanding colonnettes with brass capitals and bases. The door opening to a enameled dial, a moon phase within the arch. the dial with Roman and Arabic numeral chapter rings centering a sweep seconds subsidiary dial above time and strike apertures above an arched calendar aperture. The name “F. Wingate/AUGUSTA/No. 302.” All within paint decorated spandrels depicting conch shells within oak leaf clusters. A weight driven refurbished eight day movement striking on a bell within the case. The cove-molded case above the throat with engaged quarter columns with brass capitals and bases centering a door with applied molding and a bird’s eye maple panel above the cove-molded box base raised on slender French feet. The box base with conforming bird’s eye maple panel. Clock is offered with finials, pendulum and weights. SIZE: 95″ h x 13-3/4″ w of throat x 9″ d. CONDITION: The clock and case professionally restored and repolished. 8-76157 (4,500-6,500)

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2226

FINE ONE DRAWER TAPERED LEG GRAIN PAINTED STAND. All original with black swirling red grain painting. Square top with dovetailed drawer having small brass knob. Tall thinly tapered square legs. SIZE: 30-1/2″ h x 18-3/4″ top size x 17-3/4″. CONDITION: Very good. Top has wear and stains. 8-87306 (250-350)

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2227

STATE OF MAINE SHERATON DRESSING TABLE. Circa 1825. This nice painted pine stand with deck top fitted with two aligned drawers beneath a back splash with scrolled ears, the table raised on ring-turned swelled tapering legs with elongated stile feet centering a plain frieze. The whole in chrome yellow, stencil and free hand decorated with bronze powder, persimmon, and black decorated banding. The back splash decorated with oak leaf and acorn stenciling. Secondary wood is basswood. SIZE: Overall: 36-1/2″ h x 36″ w x 16-1/2″ d. Table: 28-1/2″ h. CONDITION: Very good with original dry painted surfaces showing only minor surface wear. 9-29149 (900-1,400)

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2228

STATE OF MAINE DECORATED ONE DRAWER DRESSING TABLE. Black and red grain paint with stencil decoration. Scrolled back splash. Chalk inscription on drawer “J. Doe”. SIZE: 34” h x 31-1/2” w x 15-1/2” d. CONDITION: Some paint and stencil loss. Otherwise good. 8-87136 (200-300)

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2229

EXCEPTIONAL STATE OF MAINE PAINT-DECORATED ONE-DRAWER STAND. Circa 1840. This unusual example, the top with bowed sides and bold turret corners above the square frieze fitted with a single drawer, the center paint-decorated with a basket of fruit, raised on bold swelled and tapering cylindrical legs headed by an arrangement of nine rings engaged at the corner. The cuffs with bold ring-turnings with elongated onion feet. The whole grained and sponge-decorated in black on a red painted ground. SIZE: 29-1/2″ h x 24″ w 20″ d. CONDITION: Surfaces original with normal and expected wear and minor abrasions overall, center of top with light rings, no restoration or damages observed, surfaces of patina, very good. 9-28791 (4,000-6,000)

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2230
Revised: 8/15/2013

Please Note: The clock is NOT 26″ h as printed in the catalog, it is 86″ h or 7′ 2″.

FINE PAINT-DECORATED COUNTRY TALL CASE CLOCK. Circa 1825, Maine. The bonnet with arched cove-molded crest surmounted by reeded plinths alternating with pierced fretwork above the arched door flanked by swelled ring-turned mustard yellow colonnettes. The door opening to a painted wood dial, gilt scrolling urn within the arch, the dial with Roman numeral chapter rings, centering a sweep seconds subsidiary dial above a calendar subsidiary dial flanked by simulated time and strike apertures, all within spandrels decorated with floral sprays. The wooden movement striking on a bell. Cove-molded case with panel door with simulated cross-banding and thumbmolded edges flanked by engaged mustard color quarter columns joined to the box base with molded panel raised on ball feet. Clock is missing weights & pendulum. SIZE: 86″ h x 13-1/2″ w of throat x 9-1/2″ d. CONDITION: Painted case and dial appear original. Wood movement also original. Working condition unknown. Painted surfaces good. 9-90420 (6,000-8,000)

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2231

PAIR OF “FLOWER TOP” SHEET-IRON CANDLE SCONCES. Circa 1800, probably Pennsylvania. This fine pair in rolled sheet-iron, each with fluted backs, and punched and cut out flower head design continuing to circular bobeches with folded edge and conforming candle cups, each with crimped tab base. Note: Minor design variations within the pair, but certainly by the same hand. SIZE: 18-3/4″ h x 5″ w. CONDITION: Very good condition overall, with fine dark patina, and vestiges of original tinned surfaces. 9-28497 (1,200-1,600)

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2232

PAIR OF CHIPPENDALE KNIFEBLADE ANDIRONS. Third quarter 18th century, New England. Graphic pair of iron and brass forged-iron andirons with brass beehive urn finials. Each andiron additionally mounted with a brass conical rondel at the center of the standard. Raised on arched legs with oversized penny feet joined to original stepped dogs. SIZE: 20-1/2″ h. Overall: 18-1/4″ l. CONDITION: Very good overall with untouched patina. 9-29159 (700-1,000)

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2233

SET OF SIX BIRDCAGE WINDSOR SIDE CHAIRS. Late 18th century, New England. Each pine example with horizontal crestrail above a tablet crest joined to seven simulated bamboo spindles joined to shaped saddle seat raised on cylindrical simulated bamboo legs joined by box stretchers. SIZE: 35″ back h. 17″ seat h. CONDITION: Professionally cleaned and repolished showing normal and expected wear. Structurally very good, with exception of one seat with repaired crack. 9-29621 (2,000-3,000)

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2234

FINE MORTAR AND PESTLE IN GREEN PAINT. Circa 1820, New England. This nice maple example of matching mortar and pestle in sage green early paint. SIZE: 14″ h overall. CONDITION: Structurally very good. Mortar showing evidence of original Windsor green underneath sage. Normal and expected abrasion and wear from age. With mellow patina. 9-28519 (700-900)

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2235

EARLY AMERICAN PINE CORNER CUPBOARD IN RED WASH. 2nd quarter 19th century, Mid-Atlantic Region. In two parts, the upper case with molded cornice above three fixed shelves with serpentine fronts within scalloped framework joined to the lower case with mid-molding above a pair of paneled cupboard doors opening to an interior fixed with single shelf on a molded base raised on bracket feet. SIZE: 84″ h. Overall depth: 28″. Width 43-1/2″. CONDITION: Cupboard retaining original red washed surfaces. Backboard is original. Surfaces worn, commensurate with normal wear and age. 9-28840 (1,000-1,500)

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2236

LARGE BEEHIVE TURNED MAPLE BOWL IN RED PAINT. First quarter 19th century, New England. The bowl in mauve-red paint. The interior scrubbed. Turned with beehive markings and pronounced lip. SIZE: 5-1/4″ h x 17″ dia. CONDITION: Untouched dry painted surfaces, very good. 9-29158 (1,000-1,500)

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2237

MUSTARD PAINTED BIRCH TRENCHER. Mid 19th century, New England. The deeply carved example retaining original dry mustard painted exterior of overall rectangular form. SIZE: 23″ l x 10-3/4″ w. CONDITION: Overall very fine with normal and expected wear to rim. No damage or restoration. 9-28526 (800-1,200)

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2238

LARGE SALMON PAINTED MAPLE BOWL. Circa 1850, New England. The round example with lipped rim in early dry salmon paint (circa 1900) with unfinished interior. SIZE: 6″ h x 19″ dia. CONDITION: Very good with no cracks or damages noted. 9-28525 (800-1,200)

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2239

EXCEPTIONAL MORTAR AND PESTLE IN BLUE PAINT. Circa 1820, New England. This fine matching example of mortar and pestle in original blue paint. SIZE: 12″ h overall. CONDITION: Very good, surfaces as noted, with nice patina. Normal and expected abrasions and wear. 9-28487 (1,200-1,500)

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2240

EARLY AMERICAN CANDLE LANTERN IN RED PAINT. First quarter 19th century, American. The box form lantern with glass panel sides and baluster-turned supports pinned through the top fitted with swing bale handle and old central cutout for venting. One side with hinged door. In original red paint. Fitted with a tin candle socket. SIZE: 10-1/2″ h x 7-1/2″ l x 7-1/4″ w. CONDITION: Good overall with old shrinkage crack in top. 9-28837 (425-475)

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2241
Revised: 8/5/2013

Additional Information: It has come to our attention that the View of Castine from Hospital Island was Fitz Henry Lane’s most important lithograph. Lane marketed this lithograph himself via subscription and limited it to only 100 subscriptions, therefore it is exceedingly rare and only a few are known to exist. Examples of this print exist in the Boston Athenaeum, Yale and Harvard Collections. This important print is mentioned in the Wilmerding books on Fitz Henry Lane. It is not only a rare Lane lithograph but it is fresh to the market and has been in the Nickerson family for generations. In consideration of all this, we realize that the estimate is highly conservative. It is being sold unreserved so current demand will surely dictate current value.

PANORAMIC VIEW OF CASTINE, ME FROM HOSPITAL ISLAND 1855. After a painting by Fitz Henry Lane. Lithograph by L.H. Bradford & CO’s. Published by Joseph L. Stevens Jr. The black and white scene shows the community nestled on a hillside with ships and boats under an expansive sky. Housed in a period Victorian walnut frame with gold liner and glass. SIZE: Print: 22-3/4″ x 36-1/2″, Sight: 27-3/4″ x 38″, Overall: 32″ x 42-1/2″. PROVENANCE: Osgood Nickerson Family, Bangor, ME. Friends of Robert Weston, Ernest Hemingway and John Steinbeck. CONDITION: Print has been laid down on light board, repaired tight tear in right corner which extends 4″, light staining and wrinkles, with other interior rips repaired, one multiple rip far left extends 9″. Below print is a cut-out from the margin having a toned color and has an inscription on lower right. 9-90507 (800-1,400)

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2242

LARGE MANGANESE GLAZED REDWARE PITCHER. Third quarter 19th century. Mid Atlantic region. This over-sized bulbous example with a pinched spout and everted rim applied with a C-scroll handle. SIZE: 16″ h. CONDITION: With high glaze overall. The rim with a fine chip at 4 o’clock resulting in a hairline crack. Otherwise very good. 8-87650 (300-500)

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2243

SLIP-DECORATED REDWARE SHALLOW BOWL. 19th century, American. The bowl with coggle edge and three bands of undulating squiggle lines. SIZE: 11″ dia. CONDITION: With multiple rim chips and with cut marks in center. Otherwise good. 9-28819 (325-425)

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2244

LARGE SLIP-DECORATED REDWARE LOAF DISH. With striated edge, central row of squiggle slip flanked by slip feather decorations within line borders. SIZE: 3″ h x 16″ l x 11″ w. CONDITION: Interior with spot losses to glaze and two shallow losses. Otherwise good. 9-28823 (1,000-1,200)

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2245

SLIP-DECORATED REDWARE PLATE. 19th century, American. With coggle edge and four irregular slip splotches. SIZE: 11-1/2″ dia. CONDITION: The rim with shallow chips and with some wear to glaze in center of plate. Otherwise good. 9-28820 (325-425)

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2246

GOOD SET OF SIX SHERATON FANCY CHAIRS. Second quarter, 19th century, New England. Each in chrome yellow paint with detailed stencil and freehand decoration the pillow shaped crest above the shaped slat decorated with fruit and grape leaves above the trapezoidal woven rush seat raised on tapering cylindrical legs joined by box stretchers on button feet. SIZE: Backs: 34-1/2″ h. Seats: 17-3/4″ h. CONDITION: Very good with only minor wear, seats and painted surfaces original. 9-29146 (1,500-2,200)

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2247

AMERICAN “POSSUM BELLY” BAKER’S CUPBOARD. Late 19th/early 20th century. In two parts, the rectangular upper case fitted with a bank of two short drawers above a tilting bin. The opposing side fitted with cupboard door above a tilting bin centering a glass panel door, all above the paneled back with medial shelf. The lower case with rectangular work surface above three linear short drawers over cupboard doors centering a tilting bin. SIZE: 66″ h x 47″ w x 27″ d. PROVENANCE: From a Southern Maine private collection. CONDITION: Refinished. Piece retains original hardware. 9-29412 (700-900)

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2248

TWO JOSIAH LORING 12-INCH TABLETOP GLOBES. Josiah Loring, 1775-ca.1840, Boston, Massachusetts. The two comprising a celestial globe (ca. 1833) and a terrestrial globe (ca. 1844). The celestial globe identified as follows within a rondel inscribed “Loring’s Celestial Globe Containing all the known Stars, Nebulae &c. Compiled from the Works of Wollaston, Flamsted, De la Caille, Havelius, Mayer, Bradley, Herschel, Maskelyne. The Transactions of the Astronomical Society of London &c. &c. (From Smith’s New English Globe.) Boston, Josiah Loring, 136 Washington St. 1833. Annin & Smith sc.” The globe with actual drawings and renderings of the various constellations of both hemispheres. Mounted within a brass meridian set within the mahogany horizon ring with printed astronomical and zodiac data on a frame with turned legs and cross stretcher. The terrestrial globe identified as follows within a rondel inscribed: “Loring’s Terrestrial Globe Containing, all the Late Discoveries and Geographical Improvements, also the Tracks of the Most Celebrated Circumnavigators. Compiled from Smith’s New English Globe, with Additions and Improvements by Annin & Smith.” Beneath this reads: “BOSTON, Josiah Loring. 136 Washington St_1844”. The original four-legged maple stand with mahogany horizon right (with printed astronomical and zodiac data), maple stretchers, brass meridian, brass hour pointer at top and galottes engraved with hour rings in both directions. Loring created this handsome globe during his first year of independent production. SIZE: Overall: 18″ h x 16-3/4″ dia. 12″ globe as noted. CONDITION: Both globes with general craquelure and toning. The celestial globe with early damages and repairs at top of globe and with wear and losses to dial paper on mahogany horizon ring. Otherwise good. The terrestrial globe also with old damages and repair in North polar region and with losses to paper on horizon, minimal in nature. Otherwise good. 9-90307 (9,000-10,000)

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2249

RARE 13-INCH WILSON TERRESTRIAL GLOBE. Circa 1811, Vermont. James Wilson, 1763-1855. This example is believed to be his first original dated globe. Within a rondel is an inscription “A New American Terrestrial Globe on which the principal places of the known world are accurately laid down with the traced attempts of Captain Cook to Discover a Southern Continent by James Wilson 1811”. The globe is mounted within a brass full ring meridian further mounted within a table stand with engraved colored horizon ring. The stand on four turned legs with turned ex form stretcher. Note: In 1796 he moved to Vermont and taught himself photography, Wilson’s first 13-inch globes sold in Boston 1813, later increased production begun in 1815 in Albany, New York. In 1826 with the advent of some new engravings, Wilson produced what are generally considered to be his best globes in three different sizes. His sons, John and Samuel Wilson, continued with the globe business in Albany, NY. Other known examples of early James Wilson terrestrial globes: an 1811 13″ terrestrial globe is in the collection of the Library of Congress. In addition, they have a pair of 13″ terrestrial and celestial Wilson globes. Two examples of the 1819 edition are held at Norwich University in Northfield, VT with the second example held by the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City which also holds an 1821 celestial globe. SIZE: Overall: 17″ h x 17-1/2″ dia. Globe: 13″ dia as noted. PROVENANCE: By descent through the family to the current owner. The grandmother of the current owner, while working on the Grafton County Farm in Woodsville, NH accepted this globe as back rent payment from one of the borders. In 1969, the farm was scheduled for demolition by the state. As described in the words of the current owner, “Two days before our house and barn were going to be burned, I decided to go back for one last look. I went up the back stairs to my old bedroom and saw the opening where my grandmother had put the globe. I looked out the opening and to my left was a brown paper back and it it was the globe. When I took it back home, my grandmother asked me what I had found. When I pulled it out of the bag, her eyes got big and she said she had totally forgotten about it and then told me the story. My grandmother then gave me the globe. I told her I’d love it so she told my mother and father it was to be mine when they went and that’s how I acquired it.” NOTE: Lot is accompanied by an extensive amount of documentation and Vermont and New Hampshire history relating to this item. CONDITION: With general overall craquelure and toning, small losses to areas of goes notably caused by rubbing in the lower hemisphere, also in an area West of the Marquesas Islands. The gallott in the Southern hemisphere with more extensive damage and losses including to papier mache core. The mahogany meridian ring with losses at juncture of brass meridian. We believe this globe to be fully restorable. 9-29698 (30,000-50,000)

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2250

KITTINGER 12″ TERRESTRIAL GLOBE ON STAND. Early 20th century, Buffalo, NY. The 12″ diameter globe with celestial medial stand raised on three legged turned base. Marked “Copyright by A.K. Johnson LTD”. SIZE: 35″ h. PROVENANCE: From a fine Augusta, Maine estate. CONDITION: Structurally very good with areas of slight and normal wear to surfaces. 9-29195 (600-900)

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2251

BRASS SEXTANT IN ORIGINAL CASE. Last quarter 19th century, California. The sextant with all lenses intact and present. Mounted in its original box with retailer’s label “A. LIETZ CO.,MANUFACTURERS OF SCIENTIFIC INSTRUMENTS” affixed to the interior lid of the box. The label with hand written inventory number “23086-19.” Additionally, a manufacturer’s paper label reads: “T.S. & J.D. NEGUS NAUTICAL INSTRUMENT MAKERS 140 WATER ST. NEW YORK.” The brass instrument impressed with the maker’s mark: “NEGUS. NEW YORK.” SIZE: Sextant: 11″ w x 9-1/4″ d. CONDITION: Based on the condition of the handle and lenses, it is reasonable to assume that this instrument was rarely used. Sextant in very good condition. Case with shrinkage crack at top. Carrying handles absent. Otherwise very good. 9-28546 (700-900)

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2252

FINE HEATH & CO. “ELEGANT SEXTANT NO. 20.”. Late 19th/early 20th century, England. This extraordinary bell-framed example fitted with an ivory handle in original case with lenses, and filters. Engraved in the ark “Heath & Co. London.” The case fitted with carrying handles, the lid with bone plaque engraved “ELEGANT/NO 20/SEXTANT.” SIZE: 9-1/2″ x 9-1/2″. CONDITION: Very good overall. 9-28864 (5,500-7,500)

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2253

GIMBALED BRASS MARINE BAROMETER. Mid 19th century, Liverpool, England. Made by Joseph Sewill (1813-1895). The silvered scale marked “No 615” mounted to a double brass gimbal. Brass tube marked with a plaque “SEWILL/MAKER/TO THE ROYAL NAVY/LIVERPOOL.” Tube barometer joined to ivory Fahrenheit scale. NOTE: This item CAN NOT be shipped. It can ONLY be picked up at our Fairfield, Maine office. SIZE: Tube: 37″ h. Bracket including mounting board: 15″ l. CONDITION: Metal surfaces with slight corrosion. Gimbal functional. Glass tubes appear intact. 9-26465 (300-500)

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2254

RARE BRONZE ART NOUVEAU PORTER GARDEN TELESCOPE. Circa 1923, Vermont. Russell W. Porter (American, 1871-1949). This original example cast without a serial number within the plaque designed as a fully operational 6″ telescope as originally designed the pin-gnomon, prism and eyepiece mounted at the terminus of a bronze leaf rising from the lotus bowl base. The tilting base cast with the following identification: “The Porter/ Garden Telescope/ BUILT AND SOLD BY/ JONES & LAMSON MACHINE CO/ Springfield Vermont./ .U.S.A.” above the unmarked number plate. The lotus leaf bowl calibrated by individual degrees of declination set within an hour ring divided in ten minute intervals. Note: Designed by Russell Porter (1871-1949), pioneer of amateur astronomy in America. The influence and his work can be seen in places as diverse as the Smithsonian Institute and the 200-inch Hale Telescope on Mt. Palomar in California. Porter’s goal was to create an instrument that would be ornamental and practical in equal degrees, Garden Telescopes were produced by the Jones and Lamson Machine Company of Vermont. They were originally supplied with accessories, including double eyepieces (for two people using the telescope simultaneously), which dismantled with the mirror and the prism, to stow in a purpose-fitted case when not in use. The Newtonian 6-inch reflecting telescope converts into a sundial if the prism is pointed at the sun, the time read with ten-minute accuracy from the hour chapter ring that encircles the lotus bowl; of these, there may be only sixteen surviving examples recorded, including this one. The last two known examples to reach auction were one sold at Skinner’s Auction Gallery in 2007 bearing serial no. 53 and one sold at Woodbury Auction Co. in 2012 bearing serial no. 21. SIZE: 32″ l x 12″ dia. PROVENANCE: Property of a Central Maine gentleman. CONDITION: Telescope retains early surfaces with nice patina. Base and optics absent. The plate on which the serial number is normally found retains original unpolished surface with sand marks from the casting, this plaque normally is polished smooth and stamped with the serial number. The current owner of this telescope contacted Mr. Burton C. Willard, the historian for Stellaphane, the astronomy club formed by Russell Porter. He conjectured that perhaps this example was never completed for sale. He requested the owner to remove the declination pointer beneath which was discovered the number P12 which is purported to be identified at part 12 in the original Porter blueprints giving further credence to the authenticity of this example. 9-28444 (8,000-12,000)

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2255

RARE AND IMPORTANT RITTENHOUSE & POTTS SURVEYOR’S COMPASS. Late 18th century, Philadelphia. The 5-1/2″ silvered dial with original blue silvered needle joined to a functioning needle lifter. The needle ring divided into thirty second increments. The eight point rose with hatched and patterned engravings, the cardinal point similarly engraved. The center of dial engraved “RITTENHOUSE & POTTS.” The 6-1/4″ sight veins appear original. The level on the North point also appears original and functional. The compass retains its original protective brass cover. SIZE: Overall dia 6-1/4″. Overall l with veins 13-3/4″. Overall h including adapter: 8-1/4″. CONDITION: Surfaces appear original and untouched. The silvered dial with uneven patina. The adapter socket beneath the compass functional. Apart from some minor surface corrosion, the case and compass are in overall very good condition. 9-28573 (4,000-8,000)

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2256

ROSS BRASS TELESCOPE ON STAND. Late 19th, early 20th century, London England. Brass extension telescope accompanied by an expandable walnut and brass tripod base. Telescope with lens covers. SIZE: Telescope: 47″ l closed. CONDITION: Generally good. 9-29978 (700-900)

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2257

GURLEY SURVEYOR’S COMPASS AND TRIPOD STAND. Early 20th century, New York. This nice example in working order inscribed on the silvered dial “W. & L.E. Gurley. Troy, N.Y.” Accompanied by its original fitted case, including a brass adapter and brass plumb-bob. The interior of the lid with original Gurley label. The compass is accompanied by a surveyor’s tripod. SIZE: Compass: 6″ overall dia. Dial: 5″ dia. Tripod: 59″ l (closed). CONDITION: Very good with minor and normal wear. 9-28545 (1,500-2,500)

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2258

FINE ENGRAVED EARLY 19TH CENTURY NEWFOUNDLAND POWDER HORN. Exceptional powder horn, engraved “Richard Larasy, Newfoundland, AB 1833”. Centered with a magnificent bird in flight, opposing serpents, a two-mast ship, a fort flying the British flag, several banners, a fish, a seal and flourishing throughout. The horn tip is octagonal and retains original wood plugged end with a fine mellow patina. NOTE: Records show a Richard Larasy, b 1813 in Ireland, d. 1877 in St. Martin, Newfoundland. No other information recorded. SIZE: 11″ l. CONDITION: Very good, original. 7-70294 (3,000-5,000)

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2259

ABRAHAM MILLAR POWDER HORN. Circa July 14, 1784. “Mad*unBordy*Betsey* July* y 14* 1784″ within a fanciful fish plaque surrounded by other fish. The reverse depicting an American three-masted ship under full sail with fanciful fantail and exaggerated figurehead. In addition, the horn is scrimmed with other unusual symbols including sun and moon, a figure with coolie hat and a large brick building, a mask scrimmed in the roof. SIZE: Overall: 15-1/2” l. CONDITION: Very good overall with mellow color and patina. 9-28794 (5,000-7,000)

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2260

“HOPE ASTENS HORN, FRYEBURG”. Circa December 20, 1781. This nice scrimmed example dated as noted and inscribed “In the sixth year of ye Independence”. Additionally decorated with the figure of an animal with long tail. SIZE: Overall: 15″ l. CONDITION: Very good overall with mellow patina. 9-28792 (1,000-2,000)

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2261

F W PERZL POWDER HORN. Circa 1747, Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Decorated with scenes of hunters and fanciful landscape. One a hunter with his dog, the second a hunter shooting an animal resembling a wolf. Alternating with bands of scrolling and geometric designs. SIZE: 15″ l. CONDITION: The horn retaining natural aged tones in shades of tan, green and gray with one small imperfection at midpoint of horn. Otherwise very good. 9-28793 (1,000-2,000)

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2262

ELIAS FRYE BOSTON POWDERHORN. Circa August 1767, New York. Titled “AVIEW FROM BOSTUN HARBOR” scrimmed with flag, drum, and cannon barrel battle trophy opposing an armorial crest titled “HONI. SUIT QUI. MALI. PENSE”, and below which is a banner inscribed “DIEU ET MON DROIT”. Horn retains original plug with stopper engraved “F”. SIZE: Overall: 21″ l. CONDITION: Surfaces dry and somewhat rough, etched and carved designs remain clear, old crack at mouth of horn stabilized. 7-70335 (800-1,200)

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2263

GEORGE WALDRON POWDER HORN. Circa 1759, New York. Profusely decorated depicting a map, overall with various forts and towns presumably through which Mr. Waldron travelled. Beginning in the North with Lake George, and descending down through locations such as Fort Edward, Fort Hunt, Fort Miles, Saratoga, Half Moon, Stillwatr, Sknetey, Albany, Gles House, and finally at the base of the powder horn, New York. The powder horn decorated in fine detail with mellow patina overall. SIZE: Overall: 16″ l. CONDITION: An old shrinkage split at base of horn. Otherwise wood fitting with original surfaces and patina. 9-28795 (5,000-7,000)

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2264

QUEEN ELIZABETH SIGNED PASSPORT DOCUMENT FOR ROBERT BERTIE DATE 1598. When folded, the document has on the back side “A license to travel for Robt. Berty Esq.” Signed with a script “R”. The paper having nineteen lines starting off with an embellished “Elizabeth”. Also having an embossed seal of the queen which is affixed to the document with a paper band. Bertie was the Queen’s grandson. SIZE: 10-1/2″ x 14-1/4″. CONDITION: With no tears. In good condition with age, toning and foxing. 9-29949 (17,500-27,500)

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2265

1799 MARKSMANSHIP MEDAL FROM THE TEMPLE BAR AND ST. PAUL’S VOLUNTEERS. The oval silver medal encased in an oval silver frame with one side engraved “A gift of Lieut. Col. Jasper Atkinson to Edward Moore from merit at prize firing 7th May 1791.” The other side engraved in a surrounding banner “Temple Bar and St. Paul’s volunteers.” The banner surrounding a wreath surrounding a large crown, below which “L L V 1799″. SIZE: Without loop: 2-1/2″ x 2”. CONDITION: Very good. 9-29016 (800-1,200)

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2266

RARE LINKED STATES GEORGE WASHINGTON INAUGURAL BUTTON. The round button having thirteen circles with states initials surrounding an inner circle inscribed “Long Live the President”, having the center with a script “GW”. SIZE: 1-1/4″ dia. CONDITION: Nice patinated surface. Shank missing. Some wear to lower states. 7-70338 (1,000-1,500)

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2267
Revised: 8/15/2013

1) Lots 2267 & 2267A will be sold together as Lot 2267 with an estimate of $5,000-$7,000. 2) Please Note: There is a typographical error in the Lot 2267A portion of the lot where in the description it states “(signed) John Adams President Attest, Samuel Swan, Clerk”. This is actually signed by James Sullivan who is President of the Corporation. The document is of course also signed as can be clearly seen in the image “John Adams” as noted in the description. 3) Also the catalog stated “top inscribed in post written script: Boston, Feb 25, 1826…” It is actually Sept 25, 1826.

TWO MIDDLESEX CANAL HISTORICAL DOCUMENTS BY JOHN AND JOHN QUINCY ADAMS. 1) John Quincy Adams 1767-1848, hand-inscribed Middlesex Canal document with seal as follows: I appoint Thomas Boylston Adams of Quincy in the County of Norfolk, Esquire, my Attorney, to receive Dividends, if there ever should be any, on my shares in the Middlesex Canal Corporation – To vote and act for me at all meetings of the Stockholders, as I could myself if personally present, and to transfer in my name and behalf, all or any of my Said Shares, conformably to the Rules of the Corporation – With power of Substitution. Witness my hand and Seal this 7th day of July 1809. John Quincy Adams. Signed, Sealed and delivered in the presence of Louisa Catherine Smith, W. Steuben Smith. Verso inscribed: Power J.Q. Adams to T.B. Adams, Middlesex Canal. To receive Dividends, vote, transfer. 2) PRESIDENT JOHN ADAMS DOUBLE SIGNATURE DOCUMENT ON MIDDLESEX CANAL. John Adams 1735-1826 Printed and inscribed Middlesex Canal Stock Document as follows: No. 270. This certifies the Rufus G. Amory Esq. of Boston on Proprietor of Share, No. Two hundred Seventy on the Middlesex Canal; which Share is transferable by assignment on the back hereof—- the same being entered on the Records of the (covered with seal). In Testimony whereof. The Seal of the Corporation is hereby affixed the twenty first day of December Anno Domini 1798. (signed) John Adams President Attest, Samuel Swan, Clerk. Verso: Top inscribed in post written script: Boston, Sept. 25th, 1826, We the subscribers, Executors of the Last Will and Testament of the Late John Adams, Esq. of Quincy in consideration of Two hundred sixty dollars paid us by John Q. Adams of Quincy do hereby assign him this share, No. Two hundred seventy in the Middlesex Canal to him the said John Q. Adams. Original inscription and print as follows: Witness of (?) Brown, L. Q Adams, Josiah Quincy. I the said Amory in consideration of one hundred fifty one dollars 87/100 paid me by John Adams Esq. of Quincy do hereby assign the Share No. 270 in the Middlesex Canal to him the said John Adams his Heirs and Assigns. Witness my Hand and Seal, the 12th day of May 1800, Rufus G. Amory. Witness (indistinct) 1800 May 16. Recorded Attest S. Swan Clerk. 16 October 1804. Value received I assign the within to John Quincy Adams, (signed) John Adams. 17th Oct. 1804 Value received I assign the within to John Adams, John Q. Adams. SIZE: 1) 7-3/4” x 6-1/2”. 2) 6″ h x 7-1/4″. CONDITION: 1) One corner lacking, strong India ink color, very good. 2) Post written script faded, John Adams signature bleeds through. Otherwise in very good condition. 7-70354 (5,000-7,000)

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2268

FRAMED FOUR LANGUAGE PRESIDENTIAL SHIP’S PASSPORT DOCUMENT BY JAMES MADISON. The printed and handwritten document is set up in four vertical rows with the same text, but in different languages. The document gives permission for Peter H. Raquideau, Commander of the Brig “Two Brothers” to sail between New York and Martinique laden with rice, flour, onions, garden seed and lumber. The document is signed “James Madison”, countersigned by “David Gelston”, who is collector of the customs. Dated August 11, 1809. Also signed by the Secretary of State “A. Smith.” The document has two embossed seals. Housed in a modern gilt frame with blue linen gold edge mat and glass. SIZE: Sight: 16-1/4″ x 19-1/2″. Overall: 27″ x 29-1/2″. PROVENANCE: Collection and shop contents of Linda and the late Vito Peri (owners of the Blue Dolphin Antique Shop, Northport, Maine). CONDITION: Stains at creases on left and right side. Small loss bottom right corner and center hole. Otherwise good. 9-90054 (1,000-2,000)

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2269

IMPORTANT CIVIL WAR ERA 34 STAR US FLAG BELONGING TO BRIGADIER GENERAL EDWARD C. MAURAN OF RHODE ISLAND WITH ACCOMPANYING LETTERS AND EPHEMERA. Also known as the “Gettysburg Flag”, as it was the flag in use during the Battle of Gettysburg. This flag became the official flag with the addition of the state of Kansas on July 4th 1861, and was in use until July 4th, 1863. Sewn into the inch and a half hoist having two brass grommets is a two inch white cloth tag with the General’s name “E. C. Mauran.” Also, a stitched one inch square “M”. Thirty-four hand-stitched double appliqued stars. The lot of ephemera includes: 1) 10″ x 8″ Rhode Island newspaper scrapbook. Approximately 50 pages, 1859-1862. 2) 9″ x 7-1/2″ Victorian photo album of 46 cabinet photos, including General & Mrs. Burnside and three men in uniform as well as General Mauran with his wife. 3) 13-1/4″ x 8-1/4″ ledger “Proceedings of the court martial for the trial of Brigadier General Edward C. Mauran 1866.” Sixty-three pages of handwritten text covering 15 days of the proceeding including charges. 4) Binder with material related to Brigadier General Edward C. Mauran including: Cabinet photo of Mauran, two star patches & two buttons, and twenty-five letters and documents from 1863-1873 relating to Rhode Island and Mauran, some on executive stationery. SIZE: Flag: 52″ x 108″. Sizes of ephemera stated above. CONDITION: Flag is in remarkably good condition, showing some minor fraying to edges and small losses displayed in holes and slits. Colors are still strong. 9-90400 (3,000-4,000)

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2270

CIVIL WAR DIARY OF G.G. WESTCOTT. The diary written by a confederate officer imprisoned at the Union Prison Camp at Johnson’s Island, Ohio. The pen and pencil diary starts on January 1, 1865. The diary is written in a printed diary for the year 1865, with approximately half of it written. The last entry is on Thursday September 14, 1865. A rare account of Union life in a prison camp. SIZE: 5″ x 3″. PROVENANCE: Descended from the Westcott family. CONDITION: Cover damaged. Interior pages very good. 9-29980 (1,200-1,800)

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2271

THREE PIECE MILITARY LOT (MASSACHUSETTS LIGHT INFANTRY). Lot consists of: 1) A wonderful 6-1/2″ diameter painted wooden canteen in mustard paint with black edges. On one side in a cut corner rectangle, outlined in black and gold with bluish-green interior, has three initials “M.L.I.”, and on the other side a large “8”. 2) A 13″ long undecorated powder horn having a wood plug. 3) A 56″ long percussion musket, probably continental, possibly French or Belgian. Many of these muskets were imported to be used in the Civil War. The 21″ long bayonet is attached. Ramrod is also included. A true barn find. Sold as is. SIZE: As noted above. CONDITION: 1) Canteen has one leather strap holder missing, no stopper or strap. Some use wear, but generally very good. 2) Good, some roughness at end of horn. 3) As found. 7-70301 (1,500-2,500)

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2272

PLASTER BUST OF MARY TODD LINCOLN. The well executed bust showing her with ringlet curls and head scarf. Unsigned, 19th/20th century. The bust with an integral turned base. Light aged off-white finish having light craquelure. Purportedly this was the plaster used for the modeling of Mary Todd Lincoln in bronze. SIZE: 27″ h x 20″ w. PROVENANCE: Collection and shop contents of Linda and the late Vito Peri (owners of the Blue Dolphin Antique Shop, Northport, Maine). CONDITION: 8″ old tight crack to back, some chipping to finish and edge. Generally good. 9-90072 (1,000-2,000)

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2273

TWO VOLUME SET OF HARPER’S PICTORIAL HISTORY OF THE CIVIL WAR. Leather bound Volume One: No. 1 & 2. The books filled with fine engraving plates of Civil War personalities and events. Published in 1966. SIZE: 16-1/2″ x 11-3/4″. CONDITION: The bindings have damage at spine with scuffs to boards. Interiors very good. 9-29145 (800-1,200)

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2274

OTTO HILLIG, THE ACCOUNT OF THE FLIGHT OF THE LIBERTY TO COPENHAGEN. Otto Hillig’s (1874-1954) personal scrapbook and effects of the first transatlantic flight from New York to Copenhagen (tenth Transatlantic flight in history) on June 24-25, 1931 with Holger Hoiriis (1901-1942) aboard the Spirit of Liberty. This is the only account and effects of this historical flight known to exist. Scrap Book: 74 pages 24” x 20”, cover embossed “Otto Hillig, The Flight of the Liberty to Copenhagen”. (Described in page order) The Thirty-seven telegraphs, including preflight weather conditions, official record when left with sighting reports having time notations, and several good luck and congratulatory wishes, Secretary of State documents for permission of flight, pages of various hotel and various foreign receipts, including the Palace Hotel, Copenhagen, a large graph of 109 flights with statistical information, including the listing of zeppelins, Copenhagen Consulate document, various notes, documents and letters as well as additional telegraphs, a rejection letter from Stinson Aircraft Corp as far as the purchase of a plane for transatlantic flight, Sullivan County documents, cost projections, several pages of letters and documents from various companies and individuals including Franklin D. Roosevelt TLS in regards to his interest in the flight and attending a dinner, dated May 5, 1931, several pages of images of the duo, Spirit of Liberty prior to take off and abroad, some signed by Otto and the duo, pictures of the Spirit of Liberty crated and onboard a ship for return trip, many images of parades and celebration of the success, “Welcome Home”, and with various dignitaries, picture of the plane in flight over NYC, photo of Charles Lindberg in a plane cockpit, various postcards from the towns visited when landed in Europe, “Liberty Atlantic Flight” letterhead and more. Besides being a highly successful photographer, Mr. Hillig had a venturesome spirit. He owned one of the first automobiles in the county and in 1916 he and another local individual made a transcontinental trip across the country in an automobile, at a time when such a trip was practically unheard of. In the early 1920’s he was one of the pioneers in aerial photography and as an outgrowth of his interest in aviation he purchased in 1929 a ticket for $9,000 to be one of twenty-two passengers for a history making flight around the world on the German Graf Zeppelin. Unfortunately, his berth had been previously sold to someone else. Though he sued the Zeppelin Company, the litigation was lengthy and by the time he settled out of court, he just about broke even. His next dream was to fly the Atlantic in his own plane. He found a young Danish pilot, Holger Hoiriis, and commissioned the construction of a Wright-powered Bellanca monoplane at a cost of $22,000. The plane had a 300 horsepower engine and attained a top speed of 132 miles per hour. Painted red and silver, it was named “Liberty” in honor of his adopted hometown. The flight began from the Liberty Golf Course, touched down in Newfoundland and began the cross-Atlantic flight on June 24, 1931. Hoiriis and Hillig (later referred to as “the first trans-Atlantic backseat driver”) had no radio, no life saving equipment and little food. Because of a fog, they flew over Spain and France before they discovered where they were and landed in Krafeld, Germany with five gallons of gas to spare. Continuing on their trip, they received a tumultuous welcome from 60,000 Danes, another ovation from Hillig’s hometown in Germany, and equally warm welcomes in New York City and back home in Liberty. (reference: sullivancountyhistory.org) SIZE: Varies. PROVENANCE: Consignor purchased the grouping which originated through the widow of Monroe Davis, Esq. of Monticello, NY who was a close friend of Hillig. CONDITION: Generally good. 7-70325 (8,000-12,000)

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2275

INTERESTING LOT OF PHOTOGRAPHS, POSTCARDS, CABINET CARDS, ETC. The lot includes: Six photographs of Amelia Earhart, A cabinet card of a traveling jewelry and watch repairman’s cart, a cabinet card of Uhl Brothers’ Cigar Store in Newcastle, PA with cigar store Indian, a cabinet card of a smoke shop exterior with cigar store Indian, CDV of a tobacco shop with “punch” figure, an advertising promotion CDV for Howard, Goodrich and Pierce, CDV of a Chinese doctor in Canton, China, CDV of a Windsor chair at Washington’s headquarters, CDV of an African-American woman, a cabinet card of variety store with cigar store Indian, a mounted photograph “Harvesting Flax”, four photographs and thirteen postcards of Anna May Wong, two photographs and eight postcards (one signed) of Josephine Baker, four postcards “Mrs. Thaw”, three postcards with polar bear rugs, and seven other postcards and four CDVs. Accompanying the lot is a 19th century ogee frame, and a 20th century silhouette. SIZE: Largest: 16″ x 20″. CDVs: 4″ x 2-1/2″. CONDITION: Generally very good. Some photographs show use. 9-90398 (500-1,000)

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2276

JOSEPH BONAPARTE (French, 1768–1844) AUTOGRAPHED LETTER. The framed letter having five handwritten lines with salutation and signature written in French. A small note attached indicates “Letter signed by Joseph Bonaparte, brother of Napoleon.” The letter indicates that Mr. Bonaparte was unable to locate the person in question, and he was sorry that he was not able to help. SIZE: Letter: 9″ x 7-1/4″. Overall: 14-1/4″ x 11-3/4″. CONDITION: Appears to be attached to hard stock. All over foxing. No rips or tears. Not examined out of frame. 7-73988 (300-500)

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2277

FRENCH DOCUMENT GRANTING PERMISSION FOR THE TAKING OF PRIZES AT SEA. Second quarter 19th Century, Paris, France. Titled [i]”Republique Francaise/Commission pour les Conducteurs de Prises“. This document No. 865 granted to Toussaint Drouaux, Captain of the Corsaire L’Escomoteur out of the port of Cadiz in Spain authorizing the taking of and transport of any ship of the enemy captured in battle for an undisclosed prize amount. Signed in Paris in the seventh year of the First French Republic. Signed by the Minister of Marine Affairs for the colonies COTTRAU The document then signed by the captain of the L’Escomoteur authorizing the delivery of the prize ship “Volcano” by Captain Guillaume Bruschi. With a further description of the time & area in which the ship was captured. SIZE: 19-1/2″ l x 14-1/2″ w. CONDITION: This document remains clear and readable. Some areas of minor discoloration at folds, otherwise good. 9-23780 (200-400)

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2278

WILLIAM OVEREND GELLER (British, 19th Century) BENJAMIN FRANKLIN AT THE COURT OF FRANCE, 1778. After a painting by Baron Jolly, engraved by Geller, published by William J., and Charles J. Hedenberg and William H. Emerson, Philadelphia, PA. Housed in a period lemon-gold frame behind glass. SIZE: 31-1/2″ x 41-1/2″. Overall: 39-1/2″ x 49″. PROVENANCE: Collection and shop contents of Linda and the late Vito Peri (owners of the Blue Dolphin Antique Shop, Northport, Maine). CONDITION: Age toned, foxing, some light stain and imperfections to margin. 9-90073 (1,000-2,000)

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2279

FINE SHEET IRON LOCOMOTIVE WEATHERVANE. Circa 1880, probably New York. This fine example with riveted strap bracing retaining remnants of old green and mustard painted surfaces rendered in bold and graphic form. SIZE: 21-1/2″ h x 37-1/2″ l. CONDITION: Very good with appropriate oxidation and wear. No restoration noted. Very good overall. 9-28477 (5,000-7,000)

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2280

IMPORTANT SHEET-IRON HORSE DRAWN FIRE ENGINE WEATHERVANE. Late 19th century, New England. This fine example with original riveted braces with traces of red paint beneath later black paint mounted to an arrow. Note: A nearly identical example was sold at Sotheby’s New York, January 18, 2002. SIZE: 15-1/2″ h x 37-1/2″ l. CONDITION: With original and later surfaces, with overall rust commensurate with age. No repairs or restoration. Very good overall. 9-28855 (2,000-4,000)

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2281

IMPORTANT AND UNIQUE CARVED LINCOLN COMMEMORATIVE FLOOR SCREEN. Last third 19th century, America. The rectangular frame carved in relief with the bust of Abraham Lincoln in profile framed within four crossed American flags centering a scroll carved “EMANCIPATION 1863.” Beneath the bust is carved a log cabin on the left, the white house on the right. The plaque mounted within a frame comprised of oak leaves and branches issuing from a tree trunk stand, the base mimicking the roots of the tree. The top of the frame carved with draped American flags, each surmounted by a wreath, all centering a carving of the great seal of the United States. SIZE: 74″ h x 36″ w. CONDITION: Floor screen retains original surfaces, now somewhat crusty and dry. Stress cracks are present along the top of frame. Minor repairs to oak leaves, one leaf tip absent. Overall very good. 9-90493 (15,000-25,000)

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2282

COUNTERTOP CIGAR STORE INDIAN TRADE FIGURE. Circa 1870, New York City. This fine well-detailed full-bodied carving depicting a young black boy wearing Native American headdress, necklace and earrings. SIZE: 15″ h x 7-1/2″ w x 4″ d. CONDITION: Retains original painted surfaces, some minor old chip losses to top of headdress and with losses to beads at back of figure, otherwise very good. 9-28493 (5,000-8,000)

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2283

EXCEPTIONAL BLACK FOLK ART CARVING OF A YOUNG BOY (Late 19th/Early 20th Century) POSSIBLY OHIO. Carved from the solid, depicting a young man in a sitting position, hands crossed in lap, and with crossed legs. Carved with a pleasant and lifelike smile, attired in a three-button jacket with collared shirt, with three-quarter length trouser or knickers, posed with bare feet. NOTE: Chair for prop only. SIZE: 48″ h x 14″ w x 25″ d. CONDITION: The carving with professional restoration, painted surfaces have been restored, the torso carved from the solid in two half sections and joined with butterfly clips. Each leg joined to the torso at the thigh. This appears original. Surfaces show normal and expected light wear commensurate with age. Very fine conditional overall. 9-90359 (30,000-40,000)

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2284

BLACK HAWK FULL BODY COPPER HORSE WEATHERVANE. Late 19th century, attributed to Harris & Co. Boston, Massachusetts. Weathervane retains early remnants of gilding and with verdigris surfaces. Rendered with molded mane and tail. Now accompanied with a museum stand. SIZE: 19-1/2″ h x 26-1/4″ l. CONDITION: With old surfaces as noted. Separation of seam on back and along front of neck and chest. Ears somewhat depressed. Otherwise very good. 9-29681 (6,000-8,000)

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2285

LARGE MOLDED COPPER ROOSTER WEATHERVANE. Late 19th century, New England or New York. This fine example with molded plumage and good verdigris surfaces. Note: A similar rooster weather vane is pictured in J.W. Fiske 1893 Illustrated Catalog, reproduced by Dover in 1971, on page 39. Another similar weather vane is pictured in Illustrated catalog of Boston Copper Weathervanes, by Harris & Co., which was reproduced in The Art of the Weathervane, by Steve Miller, Schiffer Publishing Ltd., Pennsylvania, 1984, on page 155. Accompanied by a museum stand. SIZE: 26″ h x 25-1/2″ l. CONDITION: With minor seam splits on tail. Surfaces as noted. Very good overall. 9-29075 (6,000-8,000)

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2286

FULL BODY COPPER RUNNING FOX WEATHERVANE. Late 18th/early 19th century, New England. This large example with sheet copper ears rendered with a well-delineated tail and hammered body simulating fur. With overall verdigris surfaces. Now accompanied by a museum stand. Note: For a similar example, see Gallery of American Weathervanes and Whirligigs, by Robert Bishop & Patricia Coblentz, page 56-57, plate 88. SIZE: 17-1/2″ h x 39″ l. CONDITION: Very good. Surfaces as stated. Seams intact. 9-28842 (5,000-7,000)

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2287

HORSE AND RIDER MOLDED COPPER WEATHERVANE. Early 20th century, New England, possibly A.L. Jewell & Co., Waltham, Massachusetts. This swelled example with rider, reigns and tail of sheet copper resulting in a unique form. The rider with applied row of copper buttons along his chest. With gilded verdigris surfaces. Now accompanied by a museum stand. SIZE: 23″ h x 26-1/2″. CONDITION: Generally very good. 9-90310 (4,000-6,000)

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2288

FULL BODIED EAGLE COPPER WEATHERVANE. Late 19th/early 20th century, New England. This molded copper example of fierce displayed eagle perched on a copper ball with mid-molding above an arrow. Surfaces with a blend of old gilding and verdigris. Now mounted on a modern wood stand. SIZE: 16-1/2″ h x 24-1/2″ l. CONDITION: Structurally good with some bending to wing tips and arrow fletches. Weathervane retains old, crusty surfaces verdigris and gilding as previously noted. Seams now visible but tight. Generally good. 9-29680 (3,500-4,500)

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2289

FINE NEW ENGLAND FEDERAL CHERRY INLAID BOWFRONT CHEST OF DRAWERS. Circa 1800. The rectangular top with bowfront, the edge string inlaid, above the conforming case fitted with five graduated long drawers with cockbeaded edges, the corner of each with inlaid fan spandrels, all within contrasting string inlaid borders, above a shaped apron raised on flaring French feet. SIZE: 42-1/2″ h x 42″ w x 22-1/2″ d. CONDITION: Structurally very good with cleaned original surfaces, normal and expected shrinkage cracks along apron and on proper right case side. Generally very good. 9-29047 (3,000-5,000)

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2290

NEW ENGLAND CHIPPENDALE MAHOGANY SLANT-LID DESK. Last quarter 18th century. The rectangular dovetailed case with hinged sloping lid opening to an interior fitted with an arrangement of drawers over valenced pigeon holes centering a string inlaid prospect door. The case with four serpentine long drawers, the uppermost flanked by lopers. The molded base raised on delicate ogee bracket feet with scalloped returns. SIZE: 42″ h x 41-3/8″ w x 21″ d. CONDITION: With cleaned repolished surfaces. Repair to left facing edge of lid. Replaced hardware of the period. Small repairs to proper left rear foot. 9-29618 (3,000-5,000)

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2291

FINE NEW ENGLAND CHIPPENDALE TIGER MAPLE CORNER CABINET. Second half 18th century. The cabinet with molded cornice above a cupboard door with chamfered raised panel mounted with H-form hinges opening to an interior with single fixed shelf above a thumb-molded drawer on a molded base. The whole of boldly figured tiger maple. SIZE: 27-3/4″ h x 25-1/2″ overall w x 18″ d. CONDITION: Structurally very good, old surfaces cleaned and repolished. 9-29867 (2,000-4,000)

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2292

RARE FEDERAL NEW BRUNSWICK TALL CASE CLOCK. Circa 1825, Canada. The molded swan’s neck pediment with rondel terminal centering a brass ball and eagle finial above the arched door opening to a conforming frame decorated with scrolling leaf tips flanked by freestanding colonnette with cast-brass Corinthian capitals and brass bases, the dial with Roman Numeral chapter ring centering a subsidiary seconds ring above a calendar aperture flanked by time and strike apertures. The filigree hands delicately designed and chased. The enamel painted dial with the name “Wm&G. Hutchinson St. John N.B.” all within paint-decorated and gilded floral and fruit spandrels beneath a moon face dial in the arch. The weight driven eight-day brass movement striking on a bell. The case throat with rectangular molded and crossbanded door above a mahogany molded panel flanked by engaged quarter columns joined to the cove molded box base raised on suppressed ball feet. Note: William Hutchinson of New Brunswick, Canada was a clockmaker whose family emigrated from Ireland in the early 1800’s. It is believed that in 1819 William was joined by his brother George in the clock making trade and continued as a partnership until 1856. It is believed that this example was made during the early part of this partnership. Clock is offered with finial, pendulum and weights. SIZE: 8′ 2-1/2″ h. Throat: 15-3/4″ w x 10″ d. PROVENANCE: Collection and shop contents of Linda and the late Vito Peri (owners of the Blue Dolphin Antique Shop, Northport, Maine). CONDITION: Case with early professional repolishing and with cosmetic veneer repairs. Dial mostly original with small areas of touch-up to paint. Movement appears refurbished. Generally very good. 9-90100 (1,000-2,000)

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2293

RARE BIRD’S EYE VIEW OF “THE CITY OF BOSTON” BY CURRIER AND IVES. This colored antique print large folio printed by Parsons & Atwater shows Boston and vicinity with a legend of important landmarks below. Dated “1873”. Housed in a fine mahogany frame with glass. Reference: No. 1091 in the “Illustrated Checklist” by Conningham. SIZE: 28″ x 39-3/4″. Overall: 33-1/2″ x 45-1/2″. PROVENANCE: From a fine central Maine estate. CONDITION: Examined out of frame, not glued down. Some light foxing lines and foxing. Otherwise very good. 9-90339 (5,000-10,000)

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2294

NEW ENGLAND HEPPLEWHITE INLAID CHERRY PEMBROKE TABLE. The rectangular top with bowed ends fitted with hinged demilune leaves, the whole with satinwood stringing above the conforming frieze, fitted with a bowfront drawer with original brass knob, raised on square tapered legs, each headed by satinwood oval paterae, with string inlaid borders and cross-banded ankles. SIZE: 27-1/2″ h x 35″ d. 19-3/4″ closed w. 42″ open w. CONDITION: Structurally very good with clean surfaces, nice color and patina. 9-29073 (3,000-5,000)

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2295

BOSTON FEDERAL INLAID SATINWOOD AND MAHOGANY CARD TABLE. Circa 1800. The hinged top with half serpentine sides and elliptic front, the edges with unusual arrow stringing above the conforming frieze with satinwood panels within mahogany crossbanding and arrow stringing raised on square tapered legs with satinwood panels, string inlaid edges, and crossbanded borders with figural mahogany cuffs terminating in slender feet. SIZE: 29-1/2″ h x 36″ w 17-1/2″ d. CONDITION: Table retains old surfaces, front legs with old stress cracks at juncture to apron which have been reset and repolished. Normal and expected wear and abrasions. Otherwise very good with mellow patina. 9-29635 (4,000-6,000)

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2296

FEDERAL CARVED AND GILT WALL MIRROR. First quarter 19th century, possibly New York. The rectangular mirror plate within a molded surround flanked by conjoined triple colonettes with acanthus carved capitols. Beneath the frieze cast with scrolling vinery centering a lion mask beneath the cove-molded step cornice, mounted with 18 gilt spherules. SIZE: 39-3/4″ h x 25″ w overall. PROVENANCE: From a fine Maine and New York private collection. CONDITION: Structurally good with soiling. Mirror plate old if not original. 9-29909 (700-900)

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2297

SAROUK RUG. Second half 20th century, Central Persia. The central claret diamond medallion within a deep indigo field with dense lotus and floral polychrome vinery, all within pale jade spandrels with light indigo borders. The claret main border with scrolling lotus flowers within multiple guard borders. SIZE: 13’5″ x 10’7-1/2″. CONDITION: Very good overall with good pile. 9-29615 (1,500-2,500)

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2298

FINE SILK HEREKE RUG. 20th century, Turkey. Finely woven in a muted soft palate depicting a classical urn emitting a large floral arrangement in pale pink, pastel green, and blue, interspersed with claret flower heads beneath arabesque vinery culminating in a turquoise floral bloom on a cream ground with dense floral vinery, all within a claret red burnished gold and a soft yellow main border of arabesques and scrolling floral vinery. Within the border is Arabic calligraphy. SIZE: 3’11” x 2’8″ (excluding fringe). CONDITION: Very good. No imperfections, damages or restorations noted. Rug has been fitted for hanging at one end. 7-70316 (2,000-4,000)

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2299
Revised: 8/15/2013

Please Note: The description in the printed catalog is correct. The photo is incorrect.

FINE FEDERAL MAHOGANY & SATIN BIRCH TILT-TOP CANDLESTAND. Circa 1810, New England. The unusual segmented veneered oval top hinged and tilting on a ring-turned swelled standard raised on a tripod base of outward scrolling arched legs terminating in well defined spade feet. SIZE: 29″ h. Top: 21-1/2″ l x 13-1/2″ w. CONDITION: Professionally cleaned and repolished old surfaces. One foot with old repair, reapplied to leg. Otherwise very good and original. 9-29056 (4,000-6,000)

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2300

FEDERAL TIGER MAPLE BOWFRONT CHEST OF DRAWERS. Circa 1810, New England. The rectangular case with bowfront fitted with four long drawers with cockbeaded edges raised on flared French feet. SIZE: 35-1/2″ h x 39-1/2″ case w x 21-1/2″ d. CONDITION: Structurally very good. Professionally cleaned and repolished. With later hardware in original holes. 9-29625 (4,000-6,000)

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2301

SEMI ANTIQUE SAROUK RUG. First quarter 20th century, Central Persia. With an arrangement of dense floral sprays on a plum ground within a scrolling floral blue-black main border. SIZE: 3’11” x 6’3″. CONDITION: Very good with nearly full even pile. 9-29632 (450-650)

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2302

NEW ENGLAND CHIPPENDALE BIRCH TALL CASE CLOCK, STEPHEN HASHAM . Last quarter 18th century, New Hampshire. The bonnet with swan’s neck cove-molded pediment, the terminals carved with rosettes centering a brass ball and spire finial above the arched door flanked by freestanding colonnettes. The brass dial with Arabic and Roman numeral chapter rings centering a subsidiary seconds dial above time and strike apertures, beneath which is engraved the name “STEP HASHAM” within a banner emitting scrolling vinery. The face within the arch engraved with scrolling leaf tips. The brass movement weight driven striking on a bell. The case throat with panel door and thumbmolded edges joined to the cove-molded dovetailed box base raised on molded bracket feet. Clock is offered with weights and pendulum. SIZE: 85-1/2″ h x 14-1/4″ w of throat x 9-3/4″ d. CONDITION: The case professionally repolished with cleaned old surfaces. Dial and hands appear original. Movement has been cleaned and refurbished. 9-90419 (3,000-5,000)

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2303

NEW ENGLAND FEDERAL CHERRY THREE PART DINING TABLE. Circa 1810. In three sections, the central rectangular table with hinged conforming leaves together with demilune end sections, all raised on tapering square legs with cross-banded cuffs and with string contrasting inlay. The drop leaves on central section supported by hinged swinging leg. SIZE: 29″ h x 48″ w x 104″l. PROVENANCE: From a Southern Maine private collection. CONDITION: Professionally repolished, one demilune end table with patch in top. Drop leaf section with professional splice at hinged corner, otherwise very good overall. 9-29408 (2,000-3,000)

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2304

SET OF TEN GEORGE III STYLE MAHOGANY DINING CHAIRS. First half 20th century. Comprising a pair of armchairs and eight side chairs. Each with molded crest rails arched at the center above a pierced splat and slightly rolled ears. The overupholstered trapezoidal seat raised on tapered square frontal legs, the rear legs backswept, joined by a recessed boxed stretcher. SIZE: Armchair: Back 40″ h x seat 18″ h x overall width 27″. Side Chair: Back 39″ h x seat 18-1/2″ h x overall width 22″. PROVENANCE: From a fine Maine and New York private collection. CONDITION: Very good overall, surfaces retaining original finish. Side chairs need recovering. 9-29884 (2,000-3,000)

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2305

NEW ENGLAND FEDERAL MAHOGANY & CURLY MAPLE INLAID SIDEBOARD. Late 18th/early 19th century. The rectangular top with shaped front above the conforming case fitted with a central door above a pair of paneled doors flanked by serpentine short drawers above conforming panel doors, all with cockbeaded edges and with replaced brass eagle hardware raised on six tapered square legs, the four frontal legs inlaid with figured maple panels beneath ribbon-tied belleflowers. SIZE: 41″ h x 67″ l x 27″ d. CONDITION: Professionally repolished. Each rear leg with old reinforcing steel plate inset in back of leg. Top professionally reset. Generally good. 9-29043 (2,000-3,000)

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2306

MASSACHUSETTS FEDERAL INLAID MAHOGANY TAMBOUR SECRETARY. First quarter 19th century, probably Salem. In two parts, the rectangular upper bookcase section with pediment cresting and spire ball and eagle brass finials above a pair of astragal-glazed doors, each fitted with classical eglomise panel above a prospect door with oval flame birch patera flanked by tambours all opening to interiors fitted with valanced pigeon holes and small drawers with contrasting string inlays. The bookcase stepped back and fitted on the lower case having a hinged writing surface inset with leather above three long drawers, the uppermost flanked by lopers. All with flame birch panels within rosewood crossbanded borders raised on square tapered legs with inlaid cuffs. SIZE: 85″ h x 38″ w x 19-3/4″ d. PROVENANCE: Collection and shop contents of Linda and the late Vito Peri (owners of the Blue Dolphin Antique Shop, Northport, Maine). CONDITION: Professionally cleaned, polished and restored. Brasses original, as are eglomise panels, which have dry surfaces and paint loss. Generally very good. 9-90040 (2,500-4,500)

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2307

PAINT-DECORATED CHECKERBOARD. Last quarter 19th century, New England. This nice breadboard-ended example painted with a checkerboard with black and chrome yellow squares on a chrome yellow ground within a turquoise border. SIZE: 24-1/2″ x 20″. CONDITION: With age appropriate minor wear and abrasions, and with original dry painted surfaces. Very good. 9-28528 (1,200-1,600)

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2308

RARE REVERSE PAINTED CHECKERBOARD. Third quarter 19th century, American. The marbleized playing field within a border comprised of four panels, each painted with a pair of birds, each corner with a square panel decorated with bluebells, roses, and floral sprays. The whole on an eglomise panel, and mounted within a molded frame. SIZE: Sight: 17-1/4″ x 17-1/2″. Overall: 23″ x 23″. CONDITION: The polychrome painted surfaces appear untouched and with vibrant colors. Overall very good. 9-28465 (1,500-2,500)

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2309

NATIVE AMERICAN BEADED POUCH. Geometric pattern on a white ground in colors of cobalt, red, green, and yellow. One side decorated, the other not. SIZE: 6-1/2″ x 9-1/2″. CONDITION: Beadwork intact, possibly fashioned from a larger piece. 9-90010 (1,000-2,000)

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2310

FINE CREE INDIAN BEADED KNIFE SHEATH WITH KNIFE. The beadwork on one side with white ground, flower vine with crosses, in beads of blue, red, green, and black. One side having a fringe of tin cones. Circa 1860-1870. Along with a Sheffield knife by I. Wilson. SIZE: Sheath: 10-1/2″. CONDITION: Some fringe with cones missing, small slit in back. Otherwise in very good condition with nice patina. 9-90011 (800-1,200)

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2311

WOODLANDS INDIAN BEADED VEST. Circa last quarter of 19th century. The front of the vest decorated with two large flowers with leaves emanating from a diamond shaped beaded form having two crosses. The shoulders and sides are fully beaded with the back having a double leaf decoration surrounded by clear beads. All the beads are in cut tube form. Probably Russian blues and cut Czechoslovakian beads. The outside material is a brown fabric, the inside, black with a red pattern. SIZE: 20″ x 18″. CONDITION: Generally very good, some minor imperfections. 9-90460 (800-1,200)

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2312

FINE EARLY INDIAN BEADED MOCCASINS. Circa 1850. Interesting pair, having geometrically designed beadwork, the outside flap of each moccasin has red white heart beadwork on material that is decorated with fine needlework embroidered flowers. Bead colors include: white, blue, red, black, green and rose. SIZE: 9-1/2″ long. CONDITION: Some beadwork missing, generally intact. 9-90324 (800-1,200)

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2313

TWO PAIR OF BEADED LEGGINGS. 1) Pair of beaded women’s leggings, circa 1890’s, Sioux (Northern Plains), the bead work in colors of green, blue, red and yellow on a white background, a certificate of authenticity from the Native American Art Gallery accompanies the lot. The leggings are displayed on a canvas covered board, one in full view, the other as worn. 2) A 3″ x 27″ beaded strip attached to blue wool leggings, bead colors of red, blue and white in triangular and cross design, housed in a large modern shadowbox type frame. SIZE: 1) 11″ x 13″. 2) Total” 43″ x 38″. CONDITION: Generally very good. 9-90012 (1,500-2,500)

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2314

FINE SMALL BURL BOWL. Circa 1800, New England. This turned ash highly figural example with footed base. SIZE: 2-1/4″ h x 5-1/4″ dia. CONDITION: Retains original dry surfaces, fine patina, very good condition. No cracks or chips noted. 9-28500 (1,200-1,600)

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2315

RARE NATIVE AMERICAN OVOID BURL BOWL. Circa 1800, possibly New York state. This nice example with strong figural grain of thin ovoid form. A notched spoon rest depression on rim. Probably ash. SIZE: 4-1/2″ h x 13-1/4″ l x 10-1/2″ w. CONDITION: Very fine with smooth worn surfaces. No damages repairs or restoration. 9-28510 (2,000-3,000)

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2316

LATE 19TH CENTURY CHILKAT CHILD’S BLANKET. The piece made with cedar bark and mountain goat wool, circa late 19th century. The central weave with nine emblems including a central totem design of a brown bear, and five kayak-type emblems. Colors in yellow, blue, brown and white. The piece bordered on three sides with long fringe. SIZE: Without fringe: 12″ x 25″. With fringe: 21″ x 27″ CONDITION: In fragile condition, with losses, some repair, generally in tact, but sold as found. 9-90317 (2,000-4,000)

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2317

OUTSTANDING LARGE LOT OF INDIAN BEADED PIN CUSHIONS, PURSES, BAGS, WALL POCKETS, WHIMSIES, AWL CASES, BELTS AND MORE. The lot includes: twenty-two pin cushions, mostly Woodlands; twenty-three miscellaneous bags, including Woodlands and Plains; five Woodland wall pockets; four beaded awl cases; two decorated quill work arm bands; a pair of quill work flower decorated gloves; four long bead strips; beaded belt; two beaded frames; and some miscellaneous whimsies. Approximately seventy-three pieces. SIZE: Varies. CONDITION: Some show use with beads missing, generally all is intact. 9-90014 (4,000-5,000)

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2318

FABULOUS LOT OF NATIVE AMERICAN BEAD DECORATED MOCCASINS. The lot consists of thirteen pairs and eight single moccasins. The lot includes: a fine pair of 10-1/2″ moccasins having a dyed quill work top and 1″ colorful beaded band; a 7″ pair all over beaded with American flags, shields and birds on a white ground (some break to stitching on sole); other examples include bead work woodlands examples, child sets, eight singles including three fine examples with overall beading. SIZE: Range from 3-1/2″ to 11″. CONDITION: Generally very good, and as noted. 9-90013 (4,000-6,500)

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2319

PAIR OF BEADED SIOUX MOCCASINS. Each decorated with white, blue, red, green and metallic beads. SIZE: 10″ long. CONDITION: No loss to bead work, one small hole in fringe of left moccasin. 9-90326 (300-500)

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2320

CREE BEADED AND HIDE RIFLE SCABBARD. The partially beaded piece having a band at butt-end with blue-gold beads, a central band with blue, cobalt, gold and green beads, and the tip decoration of two pieces with dark and light blue beads on a red cloth background. Various larger bead tassels adorn the scabbard. SIZE: 54″ long CONDITION: Some losses to background material, minor beadwork losses, otherwise good. 9-90321 (500-700)

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2321

PAIR OF PRAIRIE INDIAN MOCCASINS. Each decorated with colorful flowers on white vine. Bead colors include: black, green, yellow, pink, blue and orange. SIZE: 9-1/2″ long CONDITION: Three small lines of beads absent. 9-90322 (700-900)

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2322

CARVED AND PAINTED SEAGULL DECOY. 20th century, New England. Nicely rendered example with glass eyes. Signed “R. DUNN” on bottom of carving. SIZE: 7″ h x 18″ l. CONDITION: Very good with light soiling. Painted surfaces untouched. 9-90309 (400-600)

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2323

PAIR OF COMMON MERGANSER DECOYS. First half 20th century, America. Carved from the solid in pine with applied heads. Hen with applied beak. SIZE: Hen: 7-3/4″ h x 16-1/2″ l. Drake: 8-3/4″ h x 19-1/2″ l. CONDITION: Good overall, with old painted surfaces mostly intact. 7-73569 (300-500)

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2324

SPOTTED SANDPIPER CARVING BY ROBERT M. DOUCETTE. 20th century, New England. Realistically carved figure of sandpiper posed on a piece of driftwood amongst grasses. Further set on simulated sand impressed with the bird’s footprints. Mounted on circular plinth with brass plaque. Signed on driftwood and dated “1985”, additionally signed in the sand. SIZE: 9″ h overall. CONDITION: Very good overall. 9-23778 (50-100)

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2325

FINE CARVED AND PAINTED MALLARD DRAKE CARVING. 20th century, New England. This beautifully executed example with finely carved plumage in strong, vibrant yet muted colors, rendered with brown glass eyes crouched on a weathered log. Primaries realistically rendered. SIZE: 9″ h x 15-1/2″ l. Overall width: 7-1/2″. CONDITION: Outer tail feathers with losses, otherwise very good. 9-29504 (1,500-2,500)

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2326

FASCINATING ARTICULATED OWL DECOY. The carved owl body having realistic brown paint with spots and yellow and black glass eyes. There is an attached spring driven mechanism that has strings attached to each wing leading to a central ring below body which is tied off to one string. When pulled the wings move up and down. At one time, the back of the body was covered with actual feathers along with the two wings covered with feathers. Only remnants of the original feathers survive. Mounted on a modern metal stand for display purposes which goes with the decoy. SIZE: Wingspan: 16″. Body 7-1/2″. Total on stand: 11-1/2″ h. CONDITION: As stated above. 9-90469 (1,500-2,500)

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2327

CARVED AND PAINTED ANTIQUE WOODEN SANDHILL CRANE DECOY. The decoy painted in old greyish-blue paint with black wings and lighter underbelly (the second of at least two coats of paint). Original hole at center bottom for mounting on a peg. Probably made in the first half of the 20th century. A very rare hunting decoy, as hunting cranes was not as popular as ducks. SIZE: 18″ h x 26″ approximate l. CONDITION: Some chips to surface. Bill has repair. Otherwise very good. 9-90403 (4,000-6,000)

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2328

TWO MINIATURE DECOYS. First third 20th century, Maine and Massachusetts. The first carved by A.E. Crowell of East Harwich, Massachusetts depicting a running Merganser Drake on half round stand. The second carved and painted by Gerald Robertson of Blue Hill, Maine titled “Red Head Duck” on a half round stand. SIZE: 2-1/2″ h x 5-1/2″ l and 3″ h x 3-1/2″ l respectively. CONDITION: The Merganser with bubbled and alligatored paint surfaces resulting from excessive heat, otherwise structurally good, with the stamp of A.E. Crowell on the bottom of base. The second a Robertson example with darkened paint surfaces slightly soiled with minimal and minor losses to tips of primaries, otherwise good, signed in pencil beneath base. 9-90511 (800-1,200)

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2329

WONDERFUL ANTIQUE SLEEPING PINTAIL DECOY. By Johnson. Very nicely hand carved sleeping pintail decoy with strong, original paint decoration. Done in the early part of the 20th Century during the classic era of decoys. SIZE: 11-1/2” l x 5-1/2” w. CONDITION: Very good, a fine example. 9-90468 (800-1,200)

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2330

RARE COBB FAMILY BLUEBILL DECOY. This bluebill decoy is believed to have possibly been carved by a member of the famed Cobb family of Cobb Island, VA, one of the oldest known carving families in the U.S. Prime examples by this revered family will bring $100,000-$200,000 or more. This early example carved and painted in the form of a bluebill decoy has three early handmade nails in the bottom. SIZE: 13″ long. CONDITION: Generally good, a very small old, old chip near the neck mortise. Painting is very old and believed to be original with some later over-paint. Because of the vintage of Cobb decoys it is very rare to find one completely in original paint. 9-90467 (1,500-2,500)

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2331

WONDERFUL EARLY FOLK ART CANADA GOOSE DECOY. Decoy having a removable head and a very large swelled body. Old paint in black and white. Flat lead rectangular weight attached to body. SIZE: 13-1/2” h x 21” l. CONDITION: Neck has had some restoration, scrapes and wear to tail area, otherwise good. 9-90466 (1,500-2,500)

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2332

COLLECTION OF SEA CAPTAIN’S WHALING MEMORABILIA. Mid 19th Century. Consisting of a small cherry and mahogany valuables box; an oval framed photograph labeled “Capt White”; a leather-covered pewter and glass flask; a leather-bound personal Bible, the name “E. White” written in pencil on flyleaf; his boat spade and a harpoon iron. The extent of the information available with this lot is that one “E. H. White” was a whaling master from 1841-1849, out of Cold Spring Harbor (Long Island, New York) and captain of the ship Tuscarora from 1841-1843; the last ship of which he was master was the whaler Sheffield, 1845-1849. SIZE: Box: 3-3/4″ h x 14″ l x 8-3/4″ w. Harpoon: 20-1/2″ l. CONDITION: Box is good overall. Framed photo faded but in good condition. Flask with losses to leather, otherwise good. Bible with wear but good overall. Whaling instruments with pitted surfaces and some rust, otherwise good. 9-90472 (800-1,200)

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2333

CARVED GILTWOOD PILOT HOUSE EAGLE. Mid-19th century. A finely articulated eagle with spread wings and raised head mounted on a rockwork plinth. SIZE: 26″ h x 39″ wing span. CONDITION: Retains old original surfaces and gilding, the body with joint and shrinkage cracks, the backs of the wings with old iron reinforcements, some old filled repairs; very good old surface. 9-90478 (3,750-4,750)

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2334

19TH CENTURY CANOE TRADE SIGN. This carved wooden trade sign, made to hang on side of a canoe or sporting shop is in the form of an early canoe and in original old red-brown paint. One side in yellow letters reads “Sold”, the other “Fixed”. SIZE: 36” l x approx. 4” h. CONDITION: Paint much worn on top and alligatored on the side with some very small losses. A neat, old, as found real canoe trade sign. 9-90474 (800-1,200)

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