Annual Samoset Auction
Our Largest Grossing Summer Auction: $3.3 Million!

Auction: August 24th-26th, 2005

Preview: August 23, 2005

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500

REDWARE SLIP DECORATED PLATE. Shallow plate has crimped edge and yellow six petal star. SIZE: 11”. CONDITION: Crack and some rim chips. 9-27567 (500-800)

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501

DECORATED REDWARE APPLE BANK. Green and red apple has slot for coins and no stem. SIZE: 3” h x 3-1/2” dia. CONDITION: Very good. 9-27571 (400-600)

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502

GOOD COVERED GLAZED REDWARE PITCHER. Orange/brown glaze with black speckling has a double incised line at shoulder with a wavy line in between. Cover with simple finial fits well. PROVENANCE: Ex-Jane Wilson Collection. SIZE: 8-3/4” h x approximately 6-1/2” at widest. CONDITION: Minor roughness to top rim. Otherwise very good. 9-27563 (800-1,200)

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503

GLAZED REDWARE HANDLED CUP. Footed cup has an orange to brown glaze. SIZE: 3” h x 4” dia. CONDITION: Very good. 9-27572 (300-500)

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504

TALL GLAZED REDWARE CONNECTICUT JAR. Cylinder shaped jar with angled rim has orange/brown glazing with dark brown/black splotches. PROVENANCE: Ex-Chris Huntington Collection. SIZE: 13-1/4” h x approximately 8-1/2” dia. CONDITION: One thumbnail size chip from rim and minor roughness, otherwise very good. 9-27559 (300-500)

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505

FABULOUS LARGE 18TH CENTURY BUCKET BENCH WITH CUPBOARD. The one piece bench has large shelved base with front shaped apron with shaped sides and half moon cutouts on each end. The sides extend to a inset double door cupboard with turned knobs and shelved interior. The top displays side dovetails and has a small backsplash. The color is a slate blue and has splash staining to sides. Backboards to top section have beaded edge and may have been an early replacement. SIZE: 56” h x 23-3/4” d x 50” w. CONDITION: Generally very good. 9-27501 (3,500-4,500)

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506

SMALL COUNTRY SAWBUCK TABLE. Two board top with breadboard ends has old blue and cream paint history underneath, cross side supports with mortised stretchers. Nice surface showing wear and use. SIZE: 29” h x 46” x 22”. CONDITION: Scrubbed top surface with one area with missing edge to wood at central crack. 8-87307 (500-700)

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507

SET OF SIX PAINT DECORATED PLANK SEAT CHAIRS. Brown painted with red and white flower decoration having green leaves. Black and mustard highlights. Single vase shaped splat with carved crest. Nicely carved and shaped seats and box stretcher. One vase back has different flower paint but the remainder is identical. SIZE: 33-1/2” h x 16-1/2” seat h. CONDITION: A nice set in nice old paint with only expected wear. Very good. 9-27609 (1,200-1,800)

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508

UNSIGNED (American, First half of the 19th Century) RIVER FERRY AND TOWN. Large pastel Hudson River type scene shows a large ferry manned by five men. One in blue outfit, the others in red and black, two holding guns. They are leaving a large dock area with two buildings, one being a post office. Two people are seen in large canoe, two people seen on shore, one fishing. A gap in the river shows a large town and church and farmhouse are seen on left bank. A two-mast sailboat is seen on right side of river. Unsigned. Nicely housed in a gilt carved wood frame with white matte. PROVENANCE: From a Gardiner, Maine home. SIGHT SIZE: 20” x 28”. CONDITION: Very good. 9-26014 (500-800)

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509

FINE GLAZED REDWARE JAR WITH COVER. Crackle finished glazed jar has incised line at mid and shoulder. Cover in a more browning mottled glaze has shallow finial but fits well. SIZE: 8” with cover. CONDITION: One small chip to base, otherwise very good. 9-27573 (500-800)

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510

GLAZED REDWARE HANDLED PITCHER. Ovoid shape with applied handle has an orange/brown glaze with black streaks at shoulder. SIZE: 6-1/2” h. CONDITION: Very good, only minor roughness. 9-27568 (400-800)

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511

FINE MAINE REDWARE GLAZED COVERED JAR. Cylinder shaped jar with beveled neck and flat rim has a wonderful greenish glaze with red speckling inside and out. Matching cover has small round finial. A wonderful piece of Maine redware. PROVENANCE: Ex-Ross Levett. SIZE: 8” h x 6-1/4” dia. CONDITION: Very good. 9-27562 (1,000-1,500)

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512

FINE MAINE REDWARE COVERED STEW POT ATTRIBUTED TO NORCROSS POTTERY. Brown glaze having the telltale features of the bulging neck and vertical rim. Norcross pottery was from Farmington, Maine. The matching lid with finial. SIZE: 7-1/2” h. CONDITION: Pot is very good with some small shallow chips to rim. Cover has a thumbnail size top chip. 9-27560 (1,000-1,500)

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513

SMALL GLAZED MAINE REDWARE JUG ATTRIBUTED TO NORCROSS POTTERY. Small jug has reddish/brown to slight green tinge in places glaze, thumbprint to bottom of handle. PROVENANCE: Ex-Frank Dingley. SIZE: 6-3/4” h. CONDITION: Roughness to the bottom edge and top rim. Two pock marks to body. 9-27561 (500-800)

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514

GOOD PAINTED SHERATON TWO TIER DRESSING STAND. Original yellow paint with green highlights. The D-shaped top supports a set back box with side by side drawers. Small scrolled back splash. The frieze supports one long drawer resting on four bell and ring turned tall legs. Each drawer fitted with brass ring pull. All original. SIZE: 36” h x 28” w x 15-3/4” d. CONDITION: Surface dirt and some spot water stains to top. Otherwise very good. 9-27166 (2,000-4,000)

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515

SPONGE DECORATED LIFT TOP BLANKET CHEST. The large pine chest has lidded till, butt hinges and dovetailed construction. It rests on an applied molded bracket base. The orange colored sponge decoration has fan corners. The top with central circle and the front with an over stenciled “L. B. Y 1897”. SIZE: 28-3/4” h x 49” at widest x 24 d. CONDITION: Small replaced section to back of top where hinges connect. Some paint loss to top. Otherwise very good. 9-27500 (1,000-2,000)

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516

FINE PAINTED SHERATON TALL POST BED. Four boldly turned identical posts with vase and ring turning. The headboard with two horizontal raised panels and rolled crest. The footboard with boldly turned blanket roll. In a newer brownish red over an old red. SIZE: 78” h x 76” l (inside rail length) x 49” w (inside posts). CONDITION: Very good with minor restoration. 9-27502 (1,000-1,500)

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517

OUTSTANDING 19TH CENTURY REDWARE ADAM & EVE FIGURE. Probably Pennsylvania. The figures of Adam & Eve stand next to a red apple tree trunk that sprouts five apple and leaf branches. A snake winds around the tree with his head poking out of the top and holding a white apple.. All set on an oval concave base and all over paint decoration. The branches, snake tongue and Adam & Eve figures are held with wire. A very interesting and rare example of Redware. SIZE: 9-1/2” h x 6” at widest. CONDITION: Very good. 9-28076 (4,500-5,500)

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518

FINE GLAZED REDWARE FOOTED HANDLED CUP. Dark brown mottled glaze. Rim slightly flat and angled. SIZE: 2-1/2” h x 3-3/4” dia. CONDITION: Very good. 9-27570 (300-500)

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519

MINIATURE GLAZED REDWARE FOOTED SUGAR BOWL. Orange/brown glaze on inside and out has dark brown to black speckling. SIZE: 1-1/2” h x 3” dia. CONDITION: Very good. 9-27569 (300-500)

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520

THREE REDWARE JARS. 1) 6” cylinder jar with lip, brown glaze interior with no glazing on outside. 2) 10-3/4” h x 10” dia ovoid open jar with brown glaze interior and no glazing on outside. Some exterior redware loss. 3) 9-1/2” h x 9-1/2” w jar with light brown glaze interior. Some loss to redware at base with cracks. Undetermined age. PROVENANCE: Found in a Brunswick, Maine home. 9-27484 (200-300)

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521

LARGE DROP LEAF HARVEST TABLE WITH SCRUB TOP. Rectangular pine top rests on a maple base having square tapered legs and red wash. Remnants of red color on edge and under table top. Leaves are supported by pullout underneath supports. SIZE: 28-1/2” h x 72” l x 22” (closed); 48” (open). CONDITION: Generally very good. One repair to top edge near hinge. 9-27387 (1,500-2,500)

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522

SET OF SIX PAINT DECORATED THUMB-BACK WINDSOR SIDE CHAIRS. Matched set having mustard paint with black seats and fruit stenciled crest in gold and black. Bamboo style splayed legs with box stretcher. Chalk inscription to each chair “Wm Fuller”. PROVENANCE: Weber Estate, Hallowell, Maine. SIZE: 35-1/2” h x 18” seat h. CONDITION: A fine set in original untouched condition showing discoloration and wear to expected areas. 9-27019 (2,400-3,000)

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523

MINIATURE HANDLED OVOID REDWARE JUG. Unmarked. SIZE: 6-1/2” h. CONDITION: Very good. Only minor roughness to bottom. 9-27575 (250-400)

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524

MINIATURE HANDLED OVOID REDWARE JUG. Neck with ribs, unmarked. SIZE: 6-3/4” h. CONDITION: Chips to top rim, body and base. 9-27574 (250-400)

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525

FOUR GALLON OVOID STONEWARE JUG. Top neck decorated with “4” and “Armstrong, Wentworth, Norwich” all in blue. SIZE: 16-1/2” h. CONDITION: Bottom rim has hole drilled for wire. Otherwise good. 9-27499 (200-300)

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526

INTERESTING AND UNUSUAL PAIR OF DECORATED STONEWARE GARDEN FIGURES. Hand made and tooled pottery figures are as follows: 1) A seated boy with blue shirt, shorts having suspenders. Leather strap sandals with blue socks. Hand tooled spaghetti type textured hair and blue eyes. Hands positioned just above knees. SIZE: 30” t x 11-1/2” w. 2) Standing boy wearing a cobalt blue shirt, suspender shorts and cobalt blue boots. He also has hand tooled spaghetti type textured hair and blue eyes. His hands are down at his sides. SIZE: 26-1/2” t x 11-1/2” w. CONDITION: Very good. 9-27253 (3,000-5,000)

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527

AFTER EDWARD SAVAGE (American, 1761-1817) LIBERTY-GODDESS OF YOUTH GIVING SUPPORT TO THE “BALD EAGLE”. Outstanding early watercolor shows Liberty clad in flowing white draperies and a garland of spring flowers, the newly embodied goddess tramples the symbols of monarchy: a key, the medal and garter of a royal order, and a broken scepter. The eagle, symbol of the Republic, descends on shafts of light, to be nourished by Liberty. The flag of the union, topped by a liberty cap, is visible through the clouds of war, which spew lightning to drive the British fleet from Boston Harbor. Behind is seen a domed building next to a body of water with several sailing ships. On the back is an original penned label with the following: “Liberty in the form of the “Goddess of Youth” giving support to the “Bald Eagle”. Copied by Rachael Lincoln and given by her to her daughter Emily Gilbert”. Housed in what appears to be its original gilt molded wood frame. SIGHT SIZE: 22-3/4” x 14”. CONDITION: Good, some toning. There is evidence of a cut line in the left corner but intact. 9-27116 (2,000-3,000)

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528

UNSIGNED (American, Late 18th Century) TWO VIEWS OF WINDSOR FOREST. Watercolor on paper oval scenes show houses with dirt road, people in landscape. Titles “A View on Windsor Forest” and “View on Windsor Forest”. One identified “New York 10 December 1793”. Other “N. York Nov. 28 1793”. Identically housed in modern gilt wood frames with ivory mattes. SIGHT SIZE: 12” x 13-1/2”. CONDITION: Very good, spot foxing to one. 9-27000 (2,000-4,000)

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529

FEDERAL GRAIN PAINTED CORNER CUPBOARD. New England, early 19th Century. Painted overall with brown and yellow grain painting (probably late 19th century) with blue and other colors underneath. In two sections, the upper with molded cornice with acorn and scalloped frieze, arches glazed door below enclosed by conforming moldeing centering three block each with concentric turnings, opening to shelved interior. The lower section with a pair of paneled doors opening to a shelf on turned cone and flattened ball feet. PROVENANCE: Originally purchased from John Walton (7/29/71); Joseph and Hazel Marcus Collection, (Ex). SIZE: 86-3/4” h x 47-1/2” w x 24-1/2” d. CONDITION: Some shrinkage crack to façade. 9-28011 (10,000-15,000)

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530

IMPORTANT AND RARE STANDING HORSE WEATHERVANE. Full bodied copper horse with cast iron head has molded mane and flat tail. Wonderful old green verdigris patina with oxidized head. REFERENCE: For similar horses see illustrations on page 29 of the “Art of the Weathervane” by Steve Miller and page 69 of “American Weathervanes and Whirligigs” by Bishop/Coblentz. The finest horse weathervane as we have offered. SIZE: Approximately 33” l x 26” h. CONDITION: Very good with some repaired bullet holes. 9-27505 (25,000-35,000)

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531

SIGNED CUSHING & WHITE RUNNING HORSE WEATHERVANE. Copper full-bodied horse has cast metal head and mane and is shown in running form with flowing mane and tail. Wonderful green verdigris patina. At the intersection of the rods is a Cushing & White Waltham, Mass metal label. SIZE: 43” l. CONDITION: Good, some denting to body and repaired bullet holes. 9-27506 (3,500-5,500)

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532

FINE PAINT DECORATED DOCUMENT BOX. Early 19th Century lift lid box has what appears to be a second paint decoration done in 1828. The original blue is underneath and can be seen on the lid. The present decoration has diamonds and stepped square designs on the cover. The front has a wonderful scroll leaf decoration with fans at corners in mustard over a green paint. Flanking the escutcheon is “H H” with “1828” underneath. Original wire hinges and nailed construction. SIZE: 7-3/4” h x top size 16” x 9”. CONDITION: Very good with a nice crackled finish. A superb example with nice design. 9-28077 (3,250-3,750)

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533

OUTSTANDING RED PAINTED SHAKER OVAL BOX. Oval box has a one finger lid with two finger base. Copper tacks and pine bottom. SIZE: 2” h x 6-1/4” l x 4” d. CONDITION: Very good. 9-27395 (1,500-2,500)

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534

INTERESTING SHAKER MUSTARD COLORED SPOOL AND BODKIN. Double tapered middle of the turned spool in nice mustard color. One end is fitted for small mustard painted wood handled bodkin/awl. Bodkin is 3-3/4” l; spool is 3-3/4” l. CONDITION: Very good. 9-27396 (500-800)

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535

SHAKER TURNED WOOD SPOOL HOLDER AND PIN CUSHION. Round disc bottom has six thread spool holders with turned center with round disc that holds a melon shaped pin cushion. Nice old crackle finish. SIZE: 6” h x 5-1/2” bottom dia. CONDITION: Pin cushion as is but intact. 9-27392 (300-400)

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536

THREE SHAKER LADDER-BACK CHAIRS. 1) Has rush seat, three slats and wood tilters. SIZE: 40-1/4” h x 15-1/2” seat h. 2) New tape seat, three slat back with nice alligatored finish. . SIZE: 40-1/4” h x 15-1/2” seat h. 3) Old as is taped seat, three slat back. SIZE: 42-1/2” h x 17-1/2” seat h. CONDITION: Generally good. 9-27075 (800-1,200)

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537

ROOM SIZE HERIZ ORIENTAL CARPET. Large center medallion in rose color against a red field with ivory corners. Nice soft pallet. SIZE: 11’8” x 8’2”. CONDITION: Very good. 9-27847 (1,000-2,000)

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538

TWO PIECE QUEEN ANNE WALNUT HIGHBOY. 18th Century, Boston area. The front with walnut veneers, the case in solid walnut. The top section having three side by side drawers under which are four graduated long drawers. The large wide cornice has secret long cornice drawer which is accessed by hole in center drawer. Each drawer in nicely figured veneers and having a line and banded edge. The base with one long drawer over three drawers with nice molded edge shaped apron. Tall cabriole legs ending in pad feet. SIZE: 73” h x top case 34-1/2” w x 19-3/4” d. Base case is 35-3/4” w x 20-1/2” d. CONDITION: Very good. Replaced brasses with one missing, replaced drop finials. Some old restoration including drawer runners. 9-27453 (8,000-12,000)

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539

FINE MAHOGANY SHAPED TOP SHERATON CARD TABLE. Unusual deep curving side top with elliptical cut front. Each leaf in single board mahogany. The conforming skirt in mahogany veneers with bottom edge in darker band. The four reeded tapered round legs ending in a turned and tapered foot terminating with original capped caster feet. The back skirt board and leaf support are in curly maple. The family had two sides, one related to the Hooker family of Springfield, Massachusetts; the other with a Boston, Massachusetts background. Circa 1800-1810. FAMILY PROVENANCE: Sally Walley in 1794 married John Phillips, first mayor of Boston. She was from New York, to her daughter Sarah Hurd Phillips, Mrs. Frank Jenks after his death, Mrs. Alonzo Gray. From her daughter Mary Elwell Jenks, Mrs. Richard S. Storrs III. Then to daughter Harriet Moore Storrs, Mrs. Lewis Packard to their daughter Mary Storrs Packard to daughter-in-law (our consignor). SIZE: 30” h x top size 36” w x 17-1/4” d. CONDITION: Old fine crackled surface, very early repair to back edge of top. Very good. 9-27585 (7,000-10,000)

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540

FINE GILT CONVEX MIRROR WITH EAGLE. Round frame surmounted by a spread wing carved eagle which rests atop a naturalistic plinth flanked by large leaves. Bottom with leaf and scroll drop. All in an old gilt finish. SIZE: 33-1/2” l x 19” w. Central mirror is 18” dia. Antique mirror plate is 11-1/2” dia sight size. CONDITION: Very good. 9-27254 (4,000-6,000)

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541

CARVED WOOD AND PAINT DECORATED AMERICAN EAGLE WALL PLAQUE ATTRIBUTED TO GEORGE STAPF. George Stapf (1862-1958), Harrisburg and Lancaster, Pennsylvania, Circa late 19th Century. The head and upper body facing upward left with open beak and spread wings. Surmounted by an unfurled American flag with applied and painted stars, and grasping a shield in its right talon and arrows in its left talon. The flag and shield with red, white and blue polychrome surface. REFERENCE: For a similar eagle see Sotheby’s Sale No. 8097, May 19th, 2005 Lot #140. SIZE: 30” l x 22-1/2” h. CONDITION: The piece appears to be in original paint and finish. Never has been restored in as found condition. There is a section of the top right wing, which is missing. Part of the flag staff and top staff ball is missing. The arrows have been affixed to the left of their original position. One arrow has slice chip and another is missing its end. There is paint chipping to the red stripes of the flag. Possibly missing a number of raised stars. A spectacular find in a mostly intact plaque. 9-27455 (20,000-30,000)

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542

LARGE NANTUCKET PAINTED AND WOOD SAILOR WHIRLIGIG. Flat wood whirligig is a man with painted sailor outfit in blue and white. His bevel back head has a metal and wood hat. His arms are outstretched and carry long white double paddles. Surface in a pleasing crackled old finish. SIZE: Sailor is 16” h; paddles are 17-1/2” x 12-1/2” w. CONDITION: Very good. 9-27507 (1,500-2,500)

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543

SMALL NANTUCKET PAINTED AND WOOD SAILOR WHIRLIGIG. Flat wood whirligig is a man with painted sailor outfit in black and white. His bevel back head has a metal and wood hat. His arms are outstretched and carry white single paddles. An arrow is going right to left at ankles and is painted red with a metal fin. SIZE: Sailor is 13” h; paddles are 5-1/2” x 9-1/2” w. CONDITION: Very good. 9-27508 (1,000-1,500)

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544

SET OF FOUR RIBBON-BACK CHIPPENDALE CHAIRS. Set consists of two armchairs and two side chairs. Each chair with four pierced horizontal slats, square molded front legs, dovetailed H-stretcher and slightly curving back legs. Serpentine front seat rail. The armchairs have scroll type arms with curving arm supports having a very light beaded edge. Over-upholstered black leather seats, which is later upholstery. Chairs appear to be mahogany. 18th Century. Similar to chairs attributed to Connecticut. PROVENANCE: From a fine Brunswick, Maine Estate. SIZE: 36-3/4” h x 18” seat h x 21-1/2” across seat rail. CONDITION: One chair has horizontal slat, which has been broken. There is an extra broken slat, which may mean that one has been replaced. The chair with the broken slat is missing its back molded top edge that covers the back upholstery. Old restoration to stretcher on one chair. 9-27480 (2,000-3,000)

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545

FEDERAL CHERRY OVAL TIP TOP CANDLESTAND. Circa 1800. The top with central curly maple panel with a string inlaid outside border. Ring and urn turned pedestal raised on three high arch carved legs ending in delicate spade feet. SIZE: 28-1/4” h x top 17-1/4” x 23-1/2”. CONDITION: Very good. 9-27935 (1,000-1,500)

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546

IMPORTANT AND RARE WISCASSET, MAINE MAHOGANY SECRETARY ATTRIBUTED TO JOSHUA DAMON. The two-part secretary has a top section fitted with two inlaid blind doors, which open to reveal eight cubby’s and one large compartment. The upper section with two glazed doors having molded edge mullion. The crest with curving form having central block inlaid panel with three brass urn finials. The frieze with a decorative light and dark intertwined inlay. The doors have a similar light and dark inlay band. The bottom section has a deep dovetailed fold over writing section, which has two lift top compartments and three drawers. Three graduated drawers below, each fitted with original oval bale brasses decorated in thistle design. The tapered square Mediterranean style foot on all four corners. Originally found in the Wiscassett, Maine area in a nice old finish. SIZE: 86” h x 39” w x 21” at deepest. CONDITION: One side piece of molding missing, otherwise very good. 9-28013 (20,000-30,000)

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547

ANTONIO NICOLO GASPARO JACOBSEN (American, 1850-1921) SHIP PORTRAIT OF THE “SOUTHAMPTON”. Oil on board ship portrait shows the three-mast black hulled ship in full sail sailing right to left in heavy sea. The waves are green and blue with white tips under a blue and cloud sky. Fourteen figures are seen on deck with the ships name emblazoned in gold on the bow. Signed lower right “Antonio Jacobsen 1918”. Housed in a good gilt molded wood replacement frame. SIZE: 12” x 20”. CONDITION: Very good, some inpainting. 9-27909 (10,000-15,000)

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548

ANTONIO NICOLO GASPARO JACOBSEN (American, 1850-1921) PORTRAIT OF THE CLIPPER SHIP “DREADNAUGHT”. Oil on canvas shows a three-mast black hull ship in full sail going left to right. The US flag off the stern and various other identification flags on each mast. Twelve people are seen on deck. Title on left side “Famous Clipper Dreadnaught”. Signed bottom right “Antonio Jacobsen 1917”. Housed in a molded wood stained frame. SIZE: 18” x 30”. CONDITION: Relined with inpainting, mostly in sky. Very good. 9-27920 (12,500-17,500)

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549

ANTONIO NICOLO GASPARO JACOBSEN (American, 1850-1921) PORTRAIT OF THE STEAMSHIP JEFFERSON. Oil on board ship portrait shows a black hulled, white deck, single stack ship sailing right to left. The name emblazoned on the bow above pilot house and on the ship’s banner flag. A company flag flies with “O.D.” (Old Dominion Line). Signed lower right “A. Jacobsen 1914”. Housed in a modern gilt and black molded wood frame. SIZE: 15-1/2” x 27-1/2”. CONDITION: There are two 1” gouges in top boarder, areas of thin paint and paint loss which is typical of unrestored Jacobsen paintings. Appears to have no restoration. 9-27454 (5,000-7,000)

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550

FANTASTIC LARGE GILT DECORATED SCHOONER WEATHERVANE. Two-mast sailing ship in full sail with full bodied hull and rugged sail and mast construction, flying flags. A wonderful example in a large size. Shows nice patina to surface. Late 20th Century. PROVENANCE: Originally from a Harwichport, MA Yacht Club. SIZE: 59” h x 64” l. CONDITION: Very good. 9-27837 (3,000-5,000)

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551

LARGE COPPER SHIP WEATHERVANE SIGNED FELIX. Three-mast sailing vessel in full sail. Nineteen sails total. Great verdigris. PROVENANCE: This vane stood atop a Portland, Maine building. Purportedly made in the 1950’s. SIZE: 70” h x 67” l. CONDITION: Very good. 9-26989 (2,000-4,000)

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552

FANCY TEAKWOOD INLAID DOVETAILED SEAMAN’S CHEST. Chest has intricate ivory inlays of trailing vines and flowers on top, front and sides. Cast iron side pulls, dovetailed construction with interior till. SIZE: 18-1/2” h x 37-1/4” w x 17” d. CONDITION: Very good. 9-27892 (1,000-1,500)

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553

ORIENTAL CAMPHOR WOOD TRUNK. Brass strapped corners, open interior with lock. Key missing. Side bale handles. SIZE: 19-1/2” h x 37” w x 21” d. CONDITION: Generally very good with some expected cracks. 9-28008 (500-1,000)

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554

FINE LAMINATED ANTIQUE HALF HULL MODEL. Unknown ship has nine laminations of light and dark wood and has a wonderful alligatored varnish finish. A wonderful example of a design model. PROVENANCE: Circa 1870’s Captain James Drummond of Bath, Maine. SIZE: Backboard size is 68” l x 15-1/2” t. Half hull is 58” x 8-1/2”. CONDITION: Very good. 9-27695 (4,000-6,000)

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555

FINE PAINTED HALF HULL MODEL. The well carved ship’s hull painted in white and green is mounted on a walnut molded edge backboard. Appears to be first half of the 20th Century. SIZE: Model is 42-1/2” l x 5-1/2” t. Total size is 50-1/2” x 15-1/2”. CONDITION: Generally very good condition with only minor nicks to paint. 9-27521 (1,000-1,200)

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556

OUTSTANDING CHINESE EXPORT DAVENPORT INLAID DESK BY THE “SHANGHAI CARPENTER”. Signed in oriental characters under the left pullout slide. The desk is in an oriental wood with fine graining. The slant lid having what appears to be its original tooled leather top, opens to reveal two drawers over simulated long drawer interior with open compartment. The left brass knob of the long drawer releases a square fitted drawer which comes out of side. A full slide comes out of each side and there are three graduated drawers in front. Each fitted with decorative recessed brass handles and ivory string inlay. The sides have similar inlay. Top desk section slides forward for easy writing and knee comfort. Molded base set on four squat feet ending in casters. A fine oriental copy of an English Davenport desk. SIZE: 34” h x 21” w x 21” d. CONDITION: Very good. Some wear to original leather. 9-26253 (2,500-4,000)

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557

UNSIGNED (Chinese School, 19th Century) “BARQUE MUSKOKA”. Fine oil on canvas ship portrait of the four-mast black hulled ship Muskoka. It shows the ship sailing left to right in wavy ocean with several other boats off bow and stern. Ship flies the British flag off the stern and other flags at the top of each mast. Housed in a good gilt wood replacement frame with name tag. An N R. Omell label is affixed to reverse indicating that this was No. 25 in their 1986 annual marine exhibition. SIZE: 24” x 32”. CONDITION: Relined, restored with inpainting. Very good. 9-28071 (15,000-25,000)

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558

UNSIGNED (Chinese, 18th/19th Century) PAIR OF CHINA TRADE INTERIOR SCENES. Oil on canvas scenes show an interior room setting with people at table. Landscape can be seen outside of window. Very colorful and housed in period ebonized wood frames with gold liners. 1) Scene shows three men at red lacquer table with stools. Two chicks are seen in round pan while other children are playing. 2) Scene shows ten people at dinner table posed as if a family portrait. Chinese lanterns hang from the ceiling with a hanging wreath. SIZE: 21-1/2” x 29”. CONDITION: Craquelure, relined, inpainting. Very good. 9-27930 (15,000-20,000)

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559

OUTSTANDING CARVED IVORY CANE. Hooked handle has marked 14K yellow gold 1” band. White rubber tip. Wonderful patina in a slightly curving shaft. SIZE: 38-3/4” l. CONDITION: Very good. 9-27160 (800-1,200)

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560

IMPORTANT AND RARE SCRIMSHAW IVORY TUSK CARVED BY JIM FREEMAN. Inscription on the tusk as follows: “Jim Freeman Head Krouman of H.M.S. Sybille Comdre Coillier 1827”. “Jim Freeman Head Krouman of H.M.S. Owen Glendower Sir Robt Mendes Comdre 1823”. Jim Freeman served on two British Men of War, the Owen Glendower, which he misspelled and the Sybille. A Krouman is an African from the coast of Liberia. The British public records office confirms Freeman serving on these ships at the time indicated and having captains of these ships on the dates given. There is a letter outlining the history of the two ships and this tusk and a letter from the Public record office dated 1970 is included. REFERENCE: Dictionary of Scrimshaw Artist’s by Stuart M. Frank, page 55. Stuart included Jim Freeman and describes this tusk. SIZE: 14-1/2” l. CONDITION: Very good. 9-27172 (2,500-4,000)

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561

RARE AND IMPORTANT BLOWN GLASS MARINE LEACH BY LEOPOLD AND RUDOLPH BLASHKA. Leopold (1822-1895) and Rudolph (1857-1939) Blashka are from Dresden, Germany. They made highly detailed teaching models of ocean invertebrates. Their accomplishments also included a study collection of glass flowers. A collection is known at Harvard University and the Zoological Institute in Vienna. An original cardboard label with early script identifies it as “Pontobdella Muricata, L. No 330”. The glass leach has spiny tapered body in curved form with ball ends. SIZE: 5” l x 3/4” at widest. CONDITION: Very good. 9-27163 (1,000-3,000)

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562

OUTSTANDING STAFFORDSHIRE PLATTER AND PLATE SET WITH NAUTICAL THEME. John Rogers and Son Longport, 1814-1836. Large 21-1/2” x 16-1/2” blue and white platter has a central rectangular nighttime scene of the defeat of the frigate Chesapeake by the Frigate H.M.S. Shannon. The border decorated with marine life including colorful shells. The six 10” plates have a square scene of a ship in wavy ocean and identical sea life border. CONDITION: Very good. 9-26252 (1,500-2,000)

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563

THOMAS WILLIS (American, 1850-1925) SAILBOAT WITH LIGHTHOUSE. Silk and oil nautical scene shows a one mast sailboat with five sails flying American flag and triangular red, white and blue pennant. Five figures on deck with nice detail. The boat sails right to left on a green choppy sea and has a white lighthouse with two buildings on point of land at right. A pink, blue and white cloud sky. A fine example of this artists work. Signed lower right “T. Willis 1907”. Housed in what appears to be its original mahogany molded wood frame. SIGHT SIZE: 15-1/2” x 23-1/2”. CONDITION: Very good. 9-26770 (6,000-9,000)

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564

CHINA TRADE NEEDLEWORK PORTRAIT OF THE SHIP “ONEIDA”. The fully rigged three-mast sailing vessel with sails up sails left to right. Ship has a black hull and sails through a blue silk background with dark blue waves. A banner above the ship gives name. An American flag flies off stern. The Oneida was lost at sea on June 24th, 1870. It was bound for Hong Kong and collided with a British mail steamer. Its home port was Yakohama, Japan. It was built in the New York Navy Yard in 1861 and fought in several Civil War battles including the Battle of Mobile Bay where it was the ship behind Admiral Farragat. It was assigned to the Asian fleet in 1870. Housed in a modern gesso decorated frame with gilt liner and velvet matte. SIGHT SIZE: Within matte. 14-1/2” x 18”. CONDITION: Some toning to the edge, generally good. 9-27952 (1,000-1,500)

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565

NEEDLEWORK/WOOL WORK PORTRAIT OF A BRITISH SAILING VESSEL. Fully rigged three-mast ship flies British flag shown sailing right to left under full sail. The portrait is shown in oval form with a rose colored border. Housed in an antique birdseye maple gold lined frame. Circa 1835-1850. SIGHT SIZE: 13” x 17-1/2”. CONDITION: Some minor restoration, very good. 9-27953 (800-1,200)

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566

OUTSTANDING INLAID SHERATON MAHOGANY SIDEBOARD. Bowed center section having one long drawer over two cupboard doors flanked by two large side cupboard doors. All supported by six turned high legs. Each door and drawer front has fan type inlay at corners with light string inlay between. A band of light and dark inlay at edge of bottom skirt. Original brass rosette style hardware. Nice old finish and nice mahogany veneers. As nice of a Sheraton sideboard as we have seen in a long time. PROVENANCE: From a fine East Winthrop, Maine home. SIZE: 40-1/4” h x case 69-3/4” w x top size 71-1/2” x 23-3/4” d. CONDITION: Very good. Repair and stain at left corner of top. 9-27790 (2,500-4,000)

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567

CARVED AND PAINTED SPREAD WING EAGLE WITH BANNER ATTRIBUTED TO JOHN HALEY BELLAMY. Late 19th Century carved and painted eagle has gold body and wings with painted shield in red, white and blue. A flagged banner in gray, blue, red and gold “Don’t Give Up The Ship”. REFERENCE: For similar eagle, see Christie’s Sale January 20th 2005, lot 278. A fine carving. SIZE: 28-1/2” l x 10-1/2” h. CONDITION: Very good. 9-27167 (15,000-25,000)

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568

FINE GILT CARVED WOOD EAGLE PLAQUE BY JOHN HALEY BELLAMY. Eagle with nice feather details holds curving arrow in talons. Appears to be in mahogany. REFERENCE: Smith’s book on Bellamy eagles, illustrated on page 70. Also on page 9, Heritage of Wood Carving, Farnsworth Museum, Rockland, Maine 1975 exhibition catalog. item No 6 indicates that a “Partly carved mahogany eagle is probably the last eagle Bellamy worked on and never finished. It was located by Joseph Frost when removing Bellamy’s work benches from his wood carving shop”. Also it is pictured on page 17. PROVENANCE: Found on Nantucket Island. SIZE: 21” l. CONDITION: Very good. 9-27691 (6,000-8,000)

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569

UNSIGNED (American, 19th Century) DOUBLE FOLK PORTRAIT. Outstanding oil on paper mounted on board folk art portrait shows a woman and man seated on red sofa having a greenish/brown background. The woman has a shawl around shoulders and wears a brownish/red dress. A lace bonnet is tied under her chin and she wears a golden pin on her collar. The man holds a book in his left hand and wears a formal black jacket with white shirt and bow tie. Unsigned. Housed in an old partial gilt black and red painted frame. SIZE: 10” x 12”. CONDITION: Very good. Untouched condition. 9-25789 (15,000-25,000)

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570

FOLK ART CARVED AND PAINTED WOOD ARTICULATING ORIOLE WHIRLIGIG BY RALPH BOUTILIER. Large carved wood oriole in colors of black, brown, yellow and orange has metal rod articulating carved and painted wood wings and a tail feather propeller made out of painted metal which when turned, moves the wings up and down. It comes on a custom cross base stand with the name of the artist. Ralph Boutilier is from Milton, Nova Scotia and did a number of these whirligigs in the last half of the 20th Century. REFERENCE: This whirligig appears in From the Heart: Folk Art in Canada, National Museum of Canada” by McCelland, page 63. SIZE: 18” h x 42” along wing span x 24” l. CONDITION: Very good. 9-27534 (2,000-3,000)

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571

OUTSTANDING PAIR OF FOLK ART CARVED WOOD LADY WHIRLIGIGS. 1) Shows a lady in red dress with black trim. She wears a red hat with black stripe and white feather plume. Her up and down arms hold a painted parasol paddle. 2) Shows a lady in gold dress with gold hat having red ribbon. She has brown painted paddles. PROVENANCE: Carved by a WWII Veteran and found in Quebec “Iles de Orleans” Canada. SIZE: Wood paddles are 6” l. Whirligigs are 15” h. CONDITION: Generally very good, there is some wear to paint surface. 9-27524 (2,000-4,000)

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572

WILLIAM PIERCE STUBBS (American, 1842-1909) SHIP PORTRAIT OF THE AZARIAH SEARS WITH INSCRIPTION. Oil on canvas ship portrait of a three-mast clipper ship with black hull in full sail going right to left. Name pennant off center mast and U.S. flag off back mast. There is a lighthouse off bow and low land mass off stern. Six figures are seen on deck. Signed lower left “W.P. Stubbs”. Housed in an antique black and gold painted frame. INSCRIPTION: On back of canvas in beautiful script “The ship Azariah Sears Built 1885 Bucksport, Maine Likeness Painted for Capt. William Morrissey”. To our knowledge, the only painting by this artist with an inscription on back. SIZE: 20” x 30”. CONDITION: Original canvas with inpainting mostly in the sky and the sea. Very good. 9-26543 (8,000-12,000)

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573

WILLIAM PIERCE STUBBS (American, 1842-1909) SHIP PORTRAIT OF THE “GERTRUDE E. SMITH”. Oil on canvas marine scene shows a three-mast black hulled schooner in full sail going left to right. It is passing Owls Head and approaching Rockland harbor. Five figures on board. Each mast with a flag or banner and American flag off back. Housed in a fine gold lined walnut period frame. PROVENANCE: Barridoff Galleries, July 9th, 1983. SIZE: 16” x 24”. CONDITION: Relined, restored with some inpainting. 9-27055 (2,000-4,000)

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574

OUTSTANDING AND RARE TWO PART CORNER CUPBOARD. 18th Century. Appears to be in walnut. Top section with scroll pediment having carved flower rosettes. Central turned urn finial appears to be original. Under which there is a decorative carving. The glazed door in tombstone design having four pane fan above nine panes. Three shaped shelves, the bottom two with deep curving lobed front with plate rails and the bottom fitted with spoon slots. Top shelf with concave cutting and plate rail. All in a light blue color. Fine rattail hinges. The bottom with one large double raised panel door with one shelf behind, molded top and fine applied bracket base with drop fan carving. PROVENANCE: From a fine East Winthrop, Maine home. SIZE: 91-1/2” to top of finial x 44-1/2” at widest x 22” at deepest. CONDITION: Old surface with nice patina. Very good. 9-27798 (3,000-5,000)

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575

LARGE CHINESE EXPORT BLUE AND WHITE CANTON PLATTER. Mid 19th Century. SIZE: 18-1/2” x 14-3/4”. CONDITION: Very good. 9-26623 (1,000-1,500)

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576

BLUE AND WHITE CANTON LARGE COVERED TUREEN. Boars head handles and nice nut finial. Cut corner design with a footed base. SIZE: 8-1/2” h x 14” w with handles x 9” w. CONDITION: Very good. 9-27465 (800-1,200)

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577

BLUE AND WHITE CANTON SQUARE SHAPED BOWL. Square bowl with cut corners and round base. SIZE: 4-3/4” h x 9-1/2” dia. CONDITION: One small glaze chip to rim, tight hairline. Otherwise very good. 9-27468-5 (300-500)

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578

BLUE AND WHITE CANTON COVERED SAUCE TUREEN WITH UNDERLINER. Small tureen with boar’s head handles, footed base and cur corner underliner. SIZE: 5” h x 7” l x 5” d. CONDITION: Very good. 9-27467 (300-500)

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579

CHIPPENDALE MAHOGANY BLOCK FRONT DESK. Outstanding fitted interior has step down design, four fan carvings and shaped drawers. The desk is raised on original ball and claw feet. Boston, circa 1765-1780. Brass plaque on back of desk indicates the personal property of Ella Parsons. SIZE: 45-1/2” h x 23-1/2” d x 42” w; 33” writing height. CONDITION: Some minor repair but generally in very good condition. 9-27954 (20,000-30,000)

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580

ATTRIBUTED TO JOSEPH WHITING STOCK (American, 1815-1855) PORTRAIT OF PERCY CHASE. Wonderful folk portrait of a young boy seated in a blue dress holding a figural rattle. He wears green shoes and sits atop a gathered red curtain. As a backdrop on his right side is a large marble column with light green and brown background. Housed in its original gilt deep wood frame. Small paper on stretcher indicates sitter. This portrait comes directly from descendants of the Chase Family who were located in Brookline-Boston, Mass area. SIZE: 26-1/2” x 21-1/2”. CONDITION: Painting is untouched, in original condition but has significant craquelure. 9-95466 (6,000-8,000)

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581

ATTRIBUTED TO WILLIAM MATTHEW PRIOR (American, 1806-1873) YOUNG WOMAN WITH DARK HAIR. Oil on canvas portrait shows a woman with straight hair, pulled behind ear wearing a V neck dress with lace collar. Unsigned. Housed in an antique painted frame with gold lining. SIZE: 20” x 16”. CONDITION: Relined. Inpainting, mostly to stretcher marks. Very good. 9-27576 (2,000-3,000)

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582

UNSIGNED (American, Mid 19th Century) FAMILY PORTRAIT. Oil on canvas family portrait has a young woman in green dress and young man in black suit standing behind a boy with white collar and girl with red dress. Brownish background with red drape on left corner. Unsigned. Housed in an antique molded wood gold frame. SIZE: 29” x 24”. CONDITION: Relined, with some restoration concealed under a masking varnish. Very good. 9-27611 (2,000-4,000)

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583

APPLIQUÉ AND EMBROIDERED 19TH CENTURY TABLE RUG. Rare table rug in rectangular form with triangular black stitched border edge. Interior set with thirty-seven patches, each embroidered with different bird, insect or animals. They are arranged in all directions so that the rug is visible from all sides. They include: Bear with fish, elephant, dog, kangaroo, duck with fish, two owls with moon, cow with calf, giraffe with palm tree, black cat, mouse, birds and much more. A great folk art piece. SIZE: Interior rectangle is 41” x 27”. Total length is 49” x 34”. CONDITION: Generally very good. 9-26426 (10,000-15,000)

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584

FABULOUS FOLK ART CRAZY QUILT WITH CATS. Circa 1880. This folk art quilt is made of velvet patches and having fur fabric work. The fifteen squares are bordered by a green outside border having red tufts. Six of the squares are made up of different color patches and have a fur worked cat with button eyes giving it a three-dimensional effect. The other squares show colorful flowers and shapes on a patchwork background. Comes with a Velcro wood frame for display. REFERENCE: Exhibited at the Folk Art Museum in the 1970’s. American Cat-alogue, illustration No. 39. SIZE: 77” x 45”. CONDITION: Generally very good, a split in one patch. 9-26430 (5,000-8,000)

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585

ENGLISH NEEDLEWORK CHENILLE AND BEADWORK PICTURE. A large two handled white and silver vase made of clear and silver beads with wire needlework edges and handles. A spray of flowers in colorful chenille work. All on a white silk background. Nicely housed in a shallow shadowbox frame with reverse painted border in black and gold. SIGHT SIZE: 18-1/4” x 13-3/4”. CONDITION: Generally very good, horizontal split to back top of silk background and one noticeable hole on right side. 9-27146 (800-1,200)

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586

CURLY MAPLE BOW FRONT FOUR DRAWER CHEST. Each drawer with applied molded edge having fine striped maple veneered fronts. Original oval brass hardware with plume decoration. The case in maple with pine secondary wood. Nice carved skirt with slightly flaring feet. Base appears to be untouched. Maple top has inlaid edge. Probably of Massachusetts origin. SIZE: 35-1/2” h x 38-1/2” w x 21” d. CONDITION: Very good, 2-1/2” section of right side bottom skirt missing. Nice even refinish. 9-27603 (2,000-3,000)

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587

NEW HAMPSHIRE TIGER MAPLE AND CHERRY DIMINUTIVE BOW-FRONT SIDEBOARD. Excellent sideboard has two drawers over two doors flanked by bottle drawers over one long drawer. Shaped skirt with three-quarter carved columns ending in a high turned leg. Shaped top with scrolled backsplash. Fitted with figured wood knobs. SIZE: 45″ h x 40″ w x 20″ d. CONDITION: Very good, cracks to panel in door and left side. 9-28019 (8,000-10,000)

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588

FINE SET OF FOUR TIGER MAPLE CANE SEAT SIDE CHAIRS. Turned front legs and front stretcher. Middle carved curved slat. SIZE: 33” h x 18-1/2” seat h. CONDITION: Very good. 9-28032 (2,000-3,000)

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589

FABULOUS BLUE AND WHITE STAFFORDSHIRE SCENIC PLATTER AND STRAINER BY BAKER, BEVAN & IRWIN. This Swansea pottery commonly referred to as Glamorgan was in existence between 1813-1837. It was known for its transfer ware on opaque china. This is an outstanding example of their ware. Floral border encompasses a panoramic view of a man and woman on horseback next to man with scythe, cows in water, a mill, town and large castle. Unmarked. Circa 1820. Matching strainer impressed marked “Baker Bevan & Irwin”. SIZE: Platter is 18-3/4” x 14-1/2”. Strainer is 14” x 10-1/4”. CONDITION: Very good. 9-26254 (1,000-1,500)

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590

OUTSTANDING STAFFORDSHIRE WELL AND TREE PLATTER. Blue and white scenic platter has a river with people and livestock with castle and buildings. Impressed mark on reverse “Mare” (John Mare Shelton, Hanley Staffordshire Potteries Circa 1800-1825). SIZE: 16-1/4” x 20-3/4”. CONDITION: Very good. 9-27927 (1,000-1,500)

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591

FINE MAHOGANY AND GILT CHIPPENDALE MIRROR ATTRIBUTED TO JOHN ELLIOT OF PHILADELPHIA. The fretwork scroll carved frame has inner gilt carved edge in front of a beveled mirror plate. Side gilt carved leaf and flower design. The back frame work is butt jointed, not mortised. The open crest with side gilt leaf carving and central tall, carved phoenix bird on leaf perch. SIZE: 51” h x 23-1/2” at widest. CONDITION: Very good. Some old repair. 9-28026 (7,000-10,000)

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592

PAINT DECORATED SCHOHARIE VALLEY, N Y DOWER CHEST. The top having applied molded edge, interior lidded till. Replaced strap hinges, applied molded edge bracket base. The chest is in a blue paint with the front having the original paint decoration of a red and mustard colored double handled vase of red and mustard color flowers with leaves. The corners having a red and mustard colored eight-petal flower linked with a border of foliate vine. SIZE: 19-3/4” h x case 41-1/2” x 16-1/2”. Top size 43-1/4” x 17-1/4”. CONDITION: Paint loss to top. Front has old original alligatored paint finish, some other scraping. Piece missing from right side front bracket. Back leg is a replacement. Generally good. 9-26420 (9,000-12,000)

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593

SCHOHARIE COUNTY PAINT DECORATED DOME TOP TRUNK. Green painted trunk has mustard and red painted border design on front, sides and top. Canted 18th Century trunk has replaced hardware. SIZE: 13” h x 36” w x 17” d. CONDITION: Original condition showing nail holes, some wear. Lock hasp gone but generally intact. 9-27001 (2,500-4,000)

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594

RARE COPPER PIGEON WEATHERVANE BY J. W. FISKE. Pigeon stands atop a ball which is connected to a long copper and cast metal arrow. Wonderful verdigris patina with gold flacks seen underneath. REFERENCE: Page 59 in the “Art of the Weathervane” by Steve Miller SIZE: 16-1/2” h x 24-1/2” l. CONDITION: Very nice with some denting. 9-27512 (6,000-9,000)

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595

FINE HORSE AND SULKY WEATHERVANE ATTRIBUTED TO HARRIS & CO. Two wheeled sulky holds a driver atop with totting horse. The man has cast head and feet, the horse with open mouth, flowing mane and long tail. In a wonderful green verdigris patina. SIZE: 28” l x approximately 18” h. CONDITION: Very good. A fine example. 9-27513 (5,000-7,500)

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596

VERY RARE EARLY PAINTED GAME BOARD. Board believed to be from the “Royal Goose” or “Snake” game. Square board with coiled painted snake with red arrow tongue. Snake in colors of black, brown and tan. Around the belly of the snake are 63 drilled holes. Atop the snake are various colored ducks with one at tollbooth, one next to dice, one next to doorway, another next to fireplace, one beside tunnel and one beside castle. The last is beside a skeleton holding a black arrow. There is a cream and black bordered circle that all of this fits in. Background color is a dark brown. SIZE: 16” x 15-1/2”. CONDITION: Generally very good, board with an expected slight warp. 9-27515 (2,000-4,000)

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597

FINE PAINTED GAME BOARD. The twelve by twelve checkerboard has green and mustard painted squares flanked by two rectangular trays having a monogram “RM” with intertwining foliate decoration in gold to brown. The monograms are gold with salmon and red shadows. Applied molded frame in mahogany. Backside with a silhouette painting of two men playing the game titled “Le Coup Fatal”. Signed by the artist of the board “P. Fafard”. Silhouette is shown with an ivory against a black background. SIZE: 18-3/4” x 30-3/4”. CONDITION: Generally very good. 9-27517 (2,500-4,500)

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598

FINE PAINTED ANTIQUE PARCHEESI BOARD. One sided board with applied molded edge has a standard parcheesi board configuration in colors of red, green, burgundy and brown and having an ivory background. The board made from three boards. SIZE: 20-1/2” x 21”. CONDITION: There is some chipping to paint and separation of boards but generally in good condition. 9-27516 (1,500-2,000)

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599

IMPORTANT INLAID MAHOGANY TAMBOUR SECRETARY. Possibly Salem or Newburyport. Top section has two drawers over tambour slides and central door. Behind central door is one drawer and two cubbyholes. Six other cubbyholes and two doors are behind slides. Upper drawers have band inlay and double brass knobs. Central panel over door has oval inlaid panel. Door has diamond inlay pattern. Bottom section has fold over writing surface with edge inlay. Four graduated drawers with lion brasses. Each drawer with dark banded inlay outlined with string inlay. All resting on a high cutout base with shaped apron. PROVENANCE: Ex-Phillip Little Collection (Boston area artist). SIZE: 50-3/4” h x 40-1/2” w x 18-1/4” d. CONDITION: Very good with only minor imperfections and repairs. 9-28024 (10,000-15,000)

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600

CHIPPENDALE GENTLEMAN’S TALLBOY. Maple and curly maple tallboy having one long drawer simulated as three over two short drawers. Five graduated drawers beneath. All raised on original molded and carved bracket feet. SIZE: 57-1/2” h x 18-1/2” d x 36” w. CONDITION: Replaced brasses, very good. 9-26642 (6,000-9,000)

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601

FINE CARVED MAHOGANY SHERATON SOFA. The mahogany frame has scroll back crest with bold horizontal carved reeding. The arms are well formed with melon type carved reeding and framed block panels. The four front legs in tapering form with vertical reeding and ring turnings ending in outstanding leaf decorated cupped caster feet. The back four legs with curving square legs ending in square cupped caster feet. Nicely reupholstered in a flower and blue stripe pattern on an ivory background. Two matching throw pillows and extra fabric accompanies sofa. PROVENANCE: Originally found in Falmouth, Maine. Possibly a Portland, Maine area sofa. SIZE: 36-1/2” h x 76” l x 24” at deepest x 16-1/2” seat h. CONDITION: Very good. 9-27383 (3,000-5,000)

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602

CHIPPENDALE BALL AND CLAW FOOT PERIOD WING CHAIR. Probably New York. Stripped of its upholstery and showing multiple tack lines. Mahogany well carved and formed ball and claw front legs, outstretching mahogany back legs. Well formed wings and shaped crest. 18th Century. SIZE: 48” h x 33” across arms x 14-1/2” to top of seat rail. CONDITION: Good with one back bottom horizontal bar appears to be a replacement. 9-27386 (3,000-5,000)

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603

PAINTED LEATHER FIRE BUCKET “THOMAS C. AMORY 1806”. Green bucket has large painting of Gabrielle blowing her horn. She has a red cape and is surrounded by a banner in a mustard light orange with writing at top “Thomas C. Amory” and at the base an intertwined scroll banner “Active 1806”. Signed on bottom “GDP” which possibly could be the artist. The top and bottom rim in brown with a black leather handle. Handle and rings intact. PROVENANCE: Believed to be a Peabody, Massachusetts bucket. SIZE: 12-1/2″ h to top of rim. CONDITION: There is some wide cracking to the paint surface through the center of the front picture. Generally very good. 9-27861 (4,000-6,000)

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604

OUTSTANDING PAIR OF PAINTED LEATHER FIRE BUCKETS “JOHNSON 1821”. Green body with red top rim and black handle supports a mustard color scrolled banner with “Johnson” in black. Below which is a spread winged eagle with red fire below. A bottom banner with “1821” in black. Handles and rings intact. SIZE: 11-1/2″ h to top of rim. CONDITION: One bucket has some inpainting. The other does not and both are in very good condition. 9-27854 (5,000-10,000)

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605

FINE PAINTED LEATHER FIRE BUCKET “LEWIS BARNES NO 1 1789”. Outstanding paint decoration as follows: The front in black with burning tree in black oval with “No 1” surrounded by a top banner in shellacked white with red and blue border. The bottom of the oval “Federal F. S” (Federal Fire Society) with the date “1789” below. The bottom rim and top rim in red. The back side with alternating vertical striping in red, white and black. There are a total of fourteen stripes. This striping is typical of buckets found in the Portsmouth, NH area. PROVENANCE: Dianne Halperin Antiques, Wiscasset, Maine. SIZE: 12″ h. CONDITION: Handle missing, one separated ring present. Top rim has paint loss due to excessive rubbing. Rest of bucket is in remarkably good condition. 9-27860 (4,000-6,000)

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606

OUTSTANDING PAIR OF PAINTED LEATHER FIRE BUCKETS “WM. DOWNING 1804”. One numbered “55” and the other is “56”. The black bucket has a red, pink and white scrolled leaf decorative banner with black lettering “Wm Downing” which frames the date and number. Pink upper and bottom rings. Black painted leather handles have newer leather reinforcements at rings. These buckets were found in Kennebunk, Maine and comes with family history indicating that they were given by Ida Elwell who lived on Brown St. in the Carrie Emmons house circa 1930-40 by James A. MacDonald. It is believed that Mrs. Elwell’s maiden name was Downing. SIZE: 12″ h and 12-12/2″ h to top of rims. CONDITION: Generally very good. Some repair to handles as indicated above. 9-27858 (5,000-10,000)

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607

PAIR OF PAINTED LEATHER FIRE BUCKETS “E. P. LORD 1815”. One numbered “1” and the other “9”. Blue top and bottom rims. The body painted in black with white lettering. With bright light an earlier paint can be seen with scrolled banner and date of “1799”. Rings are rectangular wrought pieces in buckle form. PROVENANCE: Found in Thomaston, Maine. SIZE: 11″ h to top of rim. CONDITION: Handles as is with one ring missing and partial leather still attached. Alligatored finish, very good. 9-27863 (2,500-4,000)

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608

PAIR OF PAINTED LEATHER FIRE BUCKETS “MARINE HOSPITAL NO. 1” AND “NO 2”. Buckets No. 1 and No. 2. Black with a tinge of green. Body with mustard colored writing in a scrolled long banner. Handles and rings intact. SIZE: 12-1/2″ h to top of rim. CONDITION: No 1 bucket is very good. No 2 bucket has loss to background paint on front, otherwise good. 9-27865 (2,500-4,000)

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609

FINE PAINTED LEATHER FIRE BUCKET “MALDEN FIRE CLUB 1822”. Windsor green painted bucket with black shadowed gold/mustard lettering as follows “Malden Fire Club 1822 No. 32”. Gold band below top black rim with black handle. Handles and rings intact. SIZE: 13″ h to top of rim. CONDITION: Very good. Craquelure with minor paint loss. Crack in leather handle. 9-27852 (2,000-3,000)

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610

PAIR OF PAINTED LEATHER FIRE BUCKETS “D.I.C. HIDDEN 1829”. Green paint with black upper rim and black handles. Mustard writing with name, date and “F. F. S.” (Federal Fire Society). One is marked “No. 1” and the other is “No. 2”. Leather handles and rings are intact. PROVENANCE: Originally found in coastal Maine. SIZE: 11-1/2″ h to top of rim. CONDITION: No. 2 has paint loss (20%), most of writing is intact. No. 1 has minor paint loss with craquelure. 9-27850 (2,000-4,000)

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611

PAINTED LEATHER FIRE BUCKET “J. PEARSON 1803”. Green body with white lettering and marked “No 2”. PROVENANCE: Found hanging in an attic on Bailey’s Island. Unusual leather cutout rings hold wrap leather handle. SIZE: 12″ h to top of rim. CONDITION: Very good with only some scratches and minor paint loss. 9-27864 (2,000-3,000)

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612

PAINTED LEATHER FIRE BUCKET “E. T. RUMERY NO. 1”. Nice apple green paint with mustard lettering and black handle. Handles and rings intact. PROVENANCE: Found in the York, Maine area. SIZE: 13-1/2″ to top of rim. CONDITION: Good with some cracking and paint loss, mostly of reverse. 9-27859 (1,200-1,800)

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613

FINE TWO PIECE CHIPPENDALE CHERRY SECRETARY. The top section having a dovetailed case, cornice molding with dental carving, two paneled doors with sectioned shelf interior. Chamfered corners. Desk has slant front with four graduated drawers. Each drawer fitted with original bale handled oval decorated brasses. Applied bracket base, straight front interior with thirteen drawers and seven cubby holes. Old dark finish. SIZE: Top is 36” h x 44” at widest x 11-3/4” at deepest. Case is 40-1/2” w. Desk is 45” h x 19-1/2” d x 42” w. CONDITION: Very good. 9-27385 (6,000-10,000)

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614

STATE OF MAINE CHIPPENDALE GRADUATED TALL CHEST. Six drawer graduated tall chest raised on original molded base with carved bracket feet. Fourth quarter of the 18th Century. SIZE: 55” h x case 38-1/2” w x 19-1/2” d. CONDITION: Very good. 9-26643 (5,000-7,000)

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615

DROP LEAF ONE DRAWER NEW YORK TABLE. Cut corner leaves are of one board with a one board top. Dovetailed drawer has brass pull, one located on each end. Quatrefoil base supported by four turned and leaf carved posts all supported by four outstretching leaf and rib carved legs ending in brass paw cap caster feet. SIZE: 29” h x 38-3/4” d x 24-3/4” (closed); 50-3/4”. CONDITION: Some old repair but generally very good. 9-27972 (4,000-6,000)

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616

ROUND TILT TOP CANDLESTAND. Cherry New England stand has ribbed carved urn turned post, three outstretching legs ending in spade feet with reeded top edge. SIZE: 28” h x top 19-3/4” dia. CONDITION: Very good. 9-27078 (1,000-1,500)

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617

JAMES EDWARD BUTTERSWORTH (American, 1817-1894) “SCHOONER YACHT “WANDERER” OFF BELEM CASTLE-TAGUS RIVER”. Oil on board nautical scene shows a two-mast yacht in full sail with thirteen figures aboard sailing right to left. A large three-mast galleon is in full sail sailing towards viewer. A three-mast tall ship off right land flies American flag. Other boats are seen on horizon. A castle with flags is seen on left side. All under a pink and light blue sky. Signed lower right “J E Buttersworth”. Housed in a replacement gilt shell decorated molded wood frame with gold liner having an artist tag with title. SIZE: 8” x 13”. CONDITION: Very good, minor spot inpainting. 9-27908 (30,000-40,000)

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618

JAMES EMERY (American, 1819-1899) SHIPWRECK OFF LIGHTHOUSE. Outstanding oil on canvas scene shows a wrecked single stack steamer off a rocky shoal. A white lighthouse with building sits atop rocky point of land. A small rowboat is seen coming on shore with two men. Signed lower left “Jas. Emery Bucksport, ME”. A beautiful sunset sky with light shining over the lighthouse with yellow to blue sky and pink clouds. Housed in a fine antique gesso decorated gilt frame. Family history indicates that this is the wreck of the “City of Richmond”. Emery was a Maine painter and this may depict a wreck off one of Maine’s lighthouses. SIZE: 26” x 48”. CONDITION: Craquelure, very good. 9-27200 (5,000-7,000)

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619

FRANKLIN STANWOOD (American, 1852-1888) PORTRAIT OF THE SAILBOAT “ARROW”. Oil on canvas seascape shows a two-mast sailboat in full sail sailing left to right with four men aboard. The stern with ship name “Arrow”. Fourteen other sails are seen on the horizon. Signed lower left “F. Stanwood 1878”. A wonderful sailing scene from this Maine artist. Housed in its original gesso decorated frame which has some damage. SIZE: 14” x 22-1/4”. CONDITION: Original canvas with patch on back with corresponding inpainting and other spot inpainting. 9-26951 (4,000-6,000)

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620

H. R. BUTMAN (19th/20th Century) SHIP PORTRAIT OF THE GERTRUDE A. SPENCER. Large oil on canvas marine scene shows a large three-mast clipper ship sailing right to left with a steam sail ship off bow. A large woman figurehead is seen at bow, four men on board. Full sail with American flag on stern. The ships name is on the bow and flies the ship pennant at middle mast. A point of land is seen off stern with two lighthouses and other boats. Signed lower left “H R Butman 1902”. Housed in a fine gesso decorated deep antique frame. SIZE: 24” x 36”. CONDITION: Minor inpainting, very good. 9-26545 (6,000-8,000)

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621

OUTSTANDING CHINA TRADE CAMPHORWOOD CAPTAIN’S TRUNK. Brassbound trunk with original brass end lifts. Mid 19th Century. SIZE: 21-3/4” h x 42-1/2” w x 22” d. CONDITION: Very good. 9-26639 (1,000-1,500)

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622

SIX BOARD INLAID SEAMAN’S CHEST. Dovetailed chest in camphor or teakwood having floral, vine and fan inlay to top, sides and front. Lidded till. Metal bale handles to sides. SIZE: 18” h x 30-1/2” w x 18-1/2” d. CONDITION: Very good. 9-26849 (600-900)

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623

SIXTY-TWO PIECES OF BLUE AND WHITE CANTON. Lot includes: Fourteen 9” plates; Sixteen 7-1/4” plates; Twenty-four 6” saucers; Six 2-1/2” cups; Two cups 2-1/4” h. CONDITION: Chips and hairline cracks mostly to outside rims. 9-27468 (1,000-2,000)

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624

CHINESE EXPORT LARGE DEEP BLUE CANTON PLATTER. SIZE: 17” x 14”. CONDITION: Very good. 9-26624 (800-1,200)

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625

PAIR OF BLUE AND WHITE CANTON GINGER JARS. Chinese Export, Mid 19th Century. Covers not present. SIZE: 6” h and 6-1/2” h. CONDITION: Generally very good, one has old hairline at rim. 9-27928 (250-400)

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626

BLUE AND WHITE CANTON SERVING DISH. Cut corner deep platter/shallow bowl. SIZE: 2-1/4” h x 14” x 11”. CONDITION: Hairline, generally good. 9-27806 (200-300)

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627

RARE BLUE AND WHITE CANTON PIE DISH. SIZE: 9-1/4” dia. CONDITION: Very good. 9-27641 (200-400)

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628

LARGE ORIENTAL IVORY STATUE OF A WARRIOR ON FOO DOG. The nicely detailed carving shows a side saddle sitting lady holding sword up in hand and a burning object in other hand. The large standing Foo Dog with nice detailed mane and tail stands atop a sectioned shaped stepped base. Unsigned. PROVENANCE: From a Belgrade Lakes, Maine home. SIZE: 15-1/4” h x 10” w x 5-1/2” d. CONDITION: Very good. 9-27916 (1,500-2,500)

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629

LARGE ORIENTAL CARVED IVORY FIGURAL GROUP. The shaped pieced decorated ivory base sets into a wood footed stand, all holding a horse driven Rickshaw and two standing figures. The horse has rider atop, the Rickshaw with a man with fancy head ornament and kimono. The Rickshaw is decorated with lions and the pierced wheels have nice ornamentation. The Rickshaw back has dragon decoration. The figures are glued to the ivory base. PROVENANCE: From a Belgrade Lakes, Maine home. SIZE: Total height is 12-1/2” x 17” l x 8-1/2” d. CONDITION: There are two pieces that are present which extend to the spear that the men are holding, otherwise very good. 9-27915 (1,500-2,500)

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630

LARGE ORIENTAL CARVED TWO PIECE IVORY JAR. The base having three ball and claw foot legs carved with Foo Dog faces. The oval body with intricate dragon and lotus carving. Two outstretching carved handles with decorative elements. The tall lid has two serpent heads with open mouths holding ivory rings. The top having a pierced carved naturalistic leaf and rock carving holding two men that are holding a scroll with writing. Jar sits atop a carved wood pierced base. PROVENANCE: From a Belgrade Lakes, Maine home. SIZE: 17-1/2” h x 17” w. CONDITION: There are some open cracks but generally good. 9-27917 (1,000-1,500)

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631

LARGE POLYCHROME DECORATED IVORY FIGURINE. Figurine of mother and child standing next to tree trunk with parrot. Nicely colored with well carved features. SIZE: 16” h x 5” w. CONDITION: Generally good, crack going up trunk. 9-27376 (500-1,000)

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632

CARVED ORIENTAL IVORY GODDESS FIGURE. Detailed ivory carving shows a barefoot Goddess with nicely detailed dress and large flame decorated halo. She holds a small pagoda in her hand. She stands on a lotus blossom and decorated oval base which sits atop a round pierce carved wood stand. The base has an oval signature mark. PROVENANCE: From a Belgrade Lakes, Maine home. SIZE: Carving 19” h. CONDITION: Very good. 9-27918 (500-1,000)

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633

FINE PAIR OF ORIENTAL COVERED TEMPLE JARS. Baluster form with white ground has colorful flowered tree with pheasant on waterfall. Alternating striped base in white, blue and rose. Block chop mark to base. Dome lid has tall finial. PROVENANCE: Purchased from Matthew and Elizabeth Sharpe of Conshohocken, Pennsylvania. SIZE: 19” h x 9-1/2” at widest. CONDITION: Very good, one has tight hairline to base. 9-27587 (6,000-8,000)

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634

FINE AND UNUSUAL PAIR OF CHINESE EXPORT VASES. Ruffled top vases have applied dragons at neck and shoulder. Mandarin and Famile Rose panel decoration. SIZE: 14” h. CONDITION: Very good. 9-27931 (3,000-4,000)

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635

OUTSTANDING CHINESE EXPORT FAMILE ROSE PUNCHBOWL ON STAND. Mandarin bowl fitted into an original French fire gilt bronze base and mounts. Large handles with a laced bronze border. SIZE: 10” h x 18-3/4” w. CONDITION: Very good. 9-27925 (3,000-4,000)

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636

INTERESTING AND RARE ROSE MEDALLION PLATTER. The oval platter with panel decoration of scenes of people and flowers with birds has at one end a two character signature which translates to be “Playful Moon” or “Moon Play”. This is the only platter that we have seen with this type of mark. SIZE: 18-1/4” x 14-3/4”. CONDITION: Very good. 9-27594 (1,500-2,500)

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637

FINE ANTIQUE ROSEWOOD MARBLE TOP TWO TIER ORIENTAL STAND. This large center stand is ornately carved with pierced skirt having flower and oriental motif. Five ball and claw foot fancy carved legs support a round mid level shelf. Five lobed pink marble inset top. SIZE: 32” h x 21-1/2” dia top. CONDITION: Very good. 9-27764 (800-1,200)

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638

ANTIQUE ROSEWOOD MARBLE TOP CARVED ORIENTAL STAND. The round top stand with inset marble has a grape pierce carved decorated skirt, four cabriole type legs which join a small cross square shelf below. SIZE: 32-1/2” h x 12-1/2” dia top. CONDITION: Very good. 9-27763 (300-500)

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639

WILLIAM CALLCOTT KNELL (British, 1830-1876) PAIR OF SHIPPING SCENES. Both large oil on canvas scenes are identically housed in gesso decorated period frames. 1) Scene shows five boats off a coastal city with large wharfs and buildings. The central ship has five men lowering a large net with barrel buoys. A rowboat with two men is seen attached to other end of nets. Three large vessels in full sail are seen elsewhere. Signed lower left “W C Knell”. There is an original partial penned label to back which indicates artist and title. 2) Scene shows six boats off coast line with windmill and town. People are seen walking on grassy shoreline which is reinforced with wood posts. A large fishing vessel with five men aboard is drawing up a net which has attached to a rowboat with four men, all in rough seas. Other boats are seen around in background. Signed lower left “W C Knell”. SIZES: 32” x 52”. CONDITION: Relined, generally very good with some inpainting and restoration. 9-27277 (12,500-17,500)

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640

FREDERICK LEO HUNTER (American, 1858-1943) SHIP PORTRAIT OF “THE GOLDEN HIND”. Large oil on canvas seascape shows a galleon in full sail sailing right to left. Ships are seen off bow and stern and are members of the fleet. The Golden Hind was Sir Francis Drake’s ship which, in 1577 circumnavigated the world during the reign of Queen Elizabeth. Signed lower right “F. E. Hunter 1924”. Housed in its original painted wood molded frame with white liner with brass plaque. SIZE: 29” x 40”. CONDITION: Very good. 9-27905 (1,000-2,000)

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641

CARVED AND PAINTED ANTIQUE CIGAR STORE INDIAN. The standing painted and carved Indian has long black hair, colorful dress and large feathered plume type headdress. A generous amount of weathered original paint still remains and mounted on a replaced square stepped base. 19th Century. PROVENANCE: Found in Santa Fe, New Mexico in 1991. SIZE: Figure is 57” h. Base is 11-1/2” h. Total is 68-1/2” h. CONDITION: Old repairs, cracks and paint loss. The right hand is missing. Fair to good. 9-27456 (22,000-32,000)

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642

19TH CENTURY CARVED AND PAINTED CIGAR STORE INDIAN. Standing in striding position holding cigars in one hand and large knife in other. Standing on a square block and wearing a colorful dress in red, yellow and gray. A large feathered head dress adorns the head. PROVENANCE: De-accessioned from the Denver Art Museum in 1995. SIZE: 78” h with base; base being 6” h. CONDITION: Repainted, some weathering and cracks throughout and some minor repairs. Generally in very good condition. The base has chipping and cracks. 9-27701 (10,000-20,000)

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643

LOT OF SIX CARVED AND PAINTED PUNCH AND JUDY CHARACTER PUPPETS. All puppets include a carved and painted head and hands. They all have costumes. Figures include Punch, Alligator, Devil, a black figure with exaggerated facial details and a man and woman. SIZE: All approximately 20”. CONDITION: Some of the clothing has damage and soiling. The carving has some chips, devil’s horns are broken and there is some scraping to paint surface. Otherwise good. 9-27535 (3,000-5,000)

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644

FINE HAND PAINTED DUTCH PUSH SLEIGH. The boat shaped sleigh with side hand painted scenes of frozen water and buildings with skaters, horse drawn sleigh and animals on each side. The painting is attributed to Friesland. Carved frame with gilt decoration in foliate leaf pattern. Turned banister type push handle at top of back. Back panel dated “1723” and having a swan hand painted cartouche. Interior fitted with opposing plank seat. SIZE: 38” h x 46” l x 19-1/2” w. CONDITION: Very good. 5-71745 (1,000-2,000)

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645

PAINT DECORATED BLANKET CHEST. The six board blanket chest supported by four turned feet is decorated in blue paint with red painted panels having black highlighting to simulate mahogany. Dovetailed case, interior fitted with lidded till. Decoration to sides, front and top. Probably of Virginia origin. SIZE: 21-1/4” h x 35” w x 17” d. CONDITION: Some minor wear to top, otherwise very good. 9-26428 (2,000-4,000)

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646

FINE SET OF SIX PAINTED AND CARVED DECORATED HITCHCOCK DINING CHAIRS. Each chair matching with carved horizontal back splat with stencil decoration over a black and red grain paint. Old rush seats. Set consists of five side and one armchair. PROVENANCE: Chairs come with a framed letter of provenance with signed document that Florence A. Storm of Teaneck, New Jersey pays $120 to Helen B. Watts for six Hitchcock chairs, dated 1929. SIZE: 34” h x 17-1/2” seat h. CONDITION: Very good with only minor wear. 9-27685 (1,000-1,500)

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647

TWO PART STEP BACK PENNSYLVANIA CUPBOARD. Top section with two glass doors having eight panes each. Four shelves with plate grooves and second shelf having cutout spoon holders. Bottom open pie shelf flanked by small square drawers. The base section having three side by side drawers over two paneled doors all resting on a cutout base. SIZE: 89-1/2” h x 53-3/4” w at midpoint x 55-1/2” across cornice x 21” maximum depth. CONDITION: Refinished, replaced brasses. Very good. 9-27601 (1,500-2,500)

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648

ONE DRAWER SCRUB TOP TAVERN TABLE. Probably Pennsylvania having nicely turned legs, box stretcher and scrub top. CONDITION: Very good, some old repair. 9-27030 (800-1,200)

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649

UNSIGNED (American, Mid 19th Century) PORTRAIT OF A YOUNG WOMAN. Oil on canvas ancestral portrait thought to be Sarah Coburn. She is seen seated in an armchair with red cloth on back and having a green curtain as backdrop. She wears a lace bonnet with lace collared and cuffed black dress. Housed in a gilt molded wood frame. SIZE: 36” x 28”. CONDITION: Relined. Right side has whitened varnish, in need of cleaning. Unknown restoration due to masking varnish. Otherwise very good. 9-26930 (1,500-3,000)

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650

UNSIGNED (American, Mid 19th Century) ANCESTRAL PORTRAIT OF A WOMAN. Oil on canvas portrait shows a woman seated on a sofa with grayish/green background. She wears tight curled hair, a black dress with lace collar and cuffs. A large gold slide chain and two gold rings. At her neck is a large pink bow with rose decorated pin. Fine facial features. Housed in a gesso decorated frame which is most likely original, with damage. SIZE: 30-1/4” x 25”. CONDITION: Unrestored with chips and two small holes. 9-26931 (1,000-1,500)

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651

FINE CARVED LARGE AMERICAN EAGLE. Full bodied life size eagle with raised wings on a rock work base. REFERENCE: For similar eagle and base see item #1691, Sale #7085 Sotheby’s. SIZE: 62-1/2” h x approximately 21” d x 23” w. CONDITION: There has been several repaired breaks to feathers, crack on one side and base. Some age rot to bottom of base. The eagle was outside in a garden and has a weathered patina. 9-27692 (5,000-7,000)

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652

FABULOUS CARVED SPREAD WING EAGLE. Walnut eagle has head facing right, spread wings with nice details. Bird is perched on a half round ball. Mounted to a turned plinth that is supported by three carved ivory paw feet. Mid 19th Century. SIZE: Eagle is 8-1/2” h x 10” w. CONDITION: A very old repair to wing, otherwise very good. 9-26912 (4,000-8,000)

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653

FINE CARVED EAGLE WITH BANNER PLAQUE BY LUCIEN GREEN. Painted white spread wing eagle in the manner of Bellamy has two part banner with “Independence Now And Forever”. Blue and red with star carving at end of banners and at right of eagle. Tacked cloth on back with artist name and “Rockland, ME” also branded “LKG”. SIZE: 49-1/4” l x 7-1/2” h. CONDITION: Very good. 9-27100 (3,500-4,500)

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654

FINE PAINTED DOUBLE SIDED GAME BOARD. Large breadboard end game board on one side has a standard parcheesi board in colors of red, green, orange and black on a natural stained background. A red painted molded edge outer frame. The other side with a Borrs game having a black background with green circles and red half circles with a center red and green design. SIZE: 23” x 29”. CONDITION: Very good. 9-27519 (1,000-2,000)

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655

PAINTED FOLK ART PARCHEESI GAME BOARD. Painted on an antique breadboard with shaped top and hanging hole and bottom breadboard end. Standard board has colors of black, red, blue and green with an ivory colored center, dots and outside edge. SIZE: 30” l x 16” w. CONDITION: Some chipping but strong colors. 9-27009 (1,000-2,000)

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656

OUTSTANDING INLAID DOUBLE SIDED GAME BOARD. Thick board is identical on both sides, each side having a hinged lid game piece storage area on the sides (there is only one storage but doors on each side). The interior with a twelve by twelve light and dark stained checkerboard. The double framed edge totally inlaid with light and dark diamond design. Included are 16 black and 30 red wood game pieces. Nice consolidated varnish finish. SIZE: 16-3/4” x 26”. CONDITION: There are two ring handles missing with one latch. Otherwise very good. 9-27520 (800-1,500)

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657

FINE PAINTED DOUBLE SIDED CHECKERS/BACKGAMMON GAME BOARD. Side 1 – Red and gold painted squares having black borders. Eight by eight with a black painted wood molded edge. The outside tray in red with a molded wood frame. Side 2 – With standard backgammon board with black and gold outlined playing spots on a red field. There is a cross black molding which goes end to end. SIZE: 18-3/4” x 19”. CONDITION: Generally very good. Nice alligatored paint finish, some minor scrapes. 9-27518 (1,000-2,000)

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658

PAINTED GAME BOARD WITH HISTORY. Black and white painted checkerboard. Back side has pasted old paper saying “This checkerboard was once the property of the Club who occupied this room. In the years 1860-1862. Known as the Ellsworth Associates. 15 of its members out of 16 enlisted in the Union Army. Presented by Comrade J. E. Trask”. PROVENANCE: From a Salem, Massachusetts home. SOLDIER HISTORY: James E. Trask resided in Salem, Massachusetts. He enlisted on 8/15/62 as a private. He was in the MA 50th Infantry and was a member of the GAR Post #34 in Salem, MA and also Post #89 in Beverly, MA. He dies 5/12/04. The Ellsworth Association was a group formed after the death of Col. E. Elmer Ellsworth. Primarily a New York group, it had satellite groups throughout the north. SIZE: 15-1/2” x 15-1/2”. CONDITION: Good. 9-26561 (250-350)

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659

WILLIAM SHARP (American, 1803-1875) IMPORTANT AND RARE SET OF SIX LITHOGRAPHS “VICTORIA REGIA OR THE GREAT WATER LILY OF AMERICA”. John Fisk Allen, Boston, Dutton and Wentworth, 1854. Set of six chromolithographs on wove paper. Including Young Plants, Frontispiece; Opening Flower; Under Side of Lea;, Intermediate Stages of Bloom; View of the Form of the Flower Mentioned on the Thirteenth Page; and Complete Bloom. Housed as follows: Four in matching ornate replacement frames with an ogee type molding. Two with modern cove type frame. All have identical mattes with multiple watercolor highlighted borders. Accompanying lot is the original portfolio book with text. A fascinating group of colorful prints drawn from specimens grown at Salem, Massachusetts by John Fisk Allen. SIGHT SIZE: Approximately 17” x 23”. CONDITION: The colors are very fresh and the prints have full margins. Scattered pale foxing, very pale staining, some soft creasing, small nicks and tears (some repaired) and occasional rubbed spots in the margins. Young Plants, Frontispiece with a tiny filled hole in the image, Intermediate Stages of Bloom with a soft crease in the left margin, old binging holes in the bottom margins, otherwise generally is very good to excellent condition. The book is as is and in poor condition. All pieces prior to framing were conserved by Margaret Moreland of Baton Rouge, Louisiana in 1988. Individual conservation reports are available and can be sent to perspective buyers. Due to these reports, which are comprehensive, we did not examine them out of the frames. A rare and fine set of desirable botanical American prints. 9-27458 (25,000-35,000)

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660

BASILIUS BESLER (German, 1561-1629) “CANNA INDICA LUTEA RUBRIS MACULIS PUNCTATA ”. Botanical watercolor print shows a blue flower with large green leaves. Name is under plant and signature is just above with initials. Housed in an old gilt and green wood frame. SIGHT SIZE: 21” x 16-1/4”. CONDITION: Horizontal fold mark and other creases, generally good. 9-26563 (1,500-2,500)

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661

ROOM SIZE HERIZ ORIENTAL CARPET. Nice colors in red, blue and ivory. A large multicolor medallion surrounded in a red field with ivory corners. Wide decorative border. SIZE: 10’8” x 7’9”. CONDITION: Very good. 9-27846 (1,000-1,500)

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662

WONDERFUL EARLY 19TH CENTURY TAVERN SIGN DEPICTING GEORGE WASHINGTON ON HORSE. This outstanding early 19th Century tavern sign for the Scribner House was originally found in Massachusetts. The pine three board self framed sign depicts George Washington in his General uniform atop a great white stallion all within a landscape of trees. This is the central images in the middle of the sign with “Scribner” above and “House” below in yellow and red letters. On the top left and right of the side panel are gold stars. The reverse of the sign also with “Scribner House” depicts a vignette in the center with a very early sulky horse and a driver. The sign retains what appears to be original old rusted forged hardware on either side. SIZE: Approximately 38” sq. CONDITION: The paint on the side with George Washington is worn but still quite strong. The paint on the reverse side is much worn. Overall the sign has a great appearance. A wonderful patriotic image. 8-87083 (12,500-17,500)

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663

NICELY CARVED AMERICAN EAGLE WALL PLAQUE. This early 20th century plaque, reminiscent of the works of Pennsylvania artist George Stapf depicts spread-winged eagle with detailed feathering and clasping a polychromed red, white & blue shield with carved stars and stripes. With draped banners and crossed arrows beneath. The eagle painted in gold. SIZE: 24”w. CONDITION: A couple of minor very old chips on the backside, otherwise very good to excellent condition. 9-28057 (1,250-2,250)

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664

WONDERFUL EARLY 19TH CENTURY CREWELWORK FOOTSTOOL. This footstool itself paint-decorated and of the Empire period. The top covered with a linen like material with applied 18th century crewelwork depicting birds with cherries and large multi-colored blossoming flowers and leaves. The stool of New England origin and believed to have been New England made. The crewelwork, however, identical to similar examples done in the 18th century in Pennsylvania. See Margaret B. Schiffer, “Historical Needlework of Pennsylvania”, frontice cover, which depicts a crewelwork picture with nearly identical birds and flowers (the referenced example in the collection of the Metropolitan Museum). The base is heavy paint decorated with shades of gray and brown, fanciful decoration. The feet simple round turnings affixed by square nails. SIZE: 14”w x 9-1/2”d x 8-1/2”h. CONDITION: Paint in generally good condition with some small imperfections. The wonderful crewelwork decorated top with various imperfections including small portions of missing needlework (the birds originally had three cherries in their mouth), also some imperfections on the birds and flowers. The fabric covering soiled with age but obviously at one time a cherished and cared-for item, as the crewelwork is over 200 years old. We’ve never seen a footstool with an older fabric top of this early vintage. 9-28083 (2,500-7,500)

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665

MAGNIFICENT ANTIQUE SCANDINAVIAN HOODED DECORATED DOME BOX. This outstanding example features bold polychrome decoration on all four sides and the rounded lid. The colorful decoration on a beautiful dark salmon red background depicts sprays of yellow, white, black, green and blue flower and berry-type decorations. The lid, cut in a scalloped manner on the sides and the box having an applied scalloped footed base. The lid opens to reveal an equally decorated interior with white background and beautiful polychrome flowers. The interior also fitted with a miniature ditty box on the side, also decorated. SIZE: 10-1/4”w x 5-1/2”d x 6-1/2”h. CONDITION: Generally excellent overall and throughout. A tight hairline crack visible only on the top but generally excellent throughout with vivid, bold and beautiful colorful decorations. An outstanding example. (1,000-2,000)

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666

OUTSTANDING SCANDINAVIAN DECORATED DOME MINIATURE BOX. The box with a deep salmon-red background overall and having a bold spray of polychrome flowers and leaves on the top lid in shades of blue, green, yellow, white and black. The frontice with a similar spray of flowers. The decoration on both the lid and the frontice framed in a nice robin’s egg blue border. The ends each decorated with a small spray. The back undecorated but with the same robin’s egg blue paint. The lid opens to reveal an interior with a small fitted compartment. SIZE: 9-1/2”w x 5-1/2”d x 6-1/4”h. CONDITION: Salmon-red slightly faded on the domed lid; otherwise decoration is very much intact and extremely bold and graphic. (850-1,250)

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667

WONDERFUL EARLY ANTIQUE MUSTARD DECORATED DOME BOX. This early 19th Century box retains the original decoration with bright mustard coloration on ends, frontice and top. The top with an oval vignette of colorful red, blue, white and green flowers and the border of the oval vignette with rosewood-type graining. Each of the end panels of the box are bright mustard yellow with a spray of flowers and the frontice of the box with an escutcheon of mustard paint and a sprig of flowers and the outside of the escutcheon with identical rosewood decoration as the top. Retains original wire hinges and simple wire clasp. SIZE: 9-1/4”w x 5-1/4”d x 4-1/4”h. CONDITION: Small tight 2” crack in top. Paint generally very strong overall on this wonderful diminutive box. (1,000-1,500)

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668

DESIRABLE LARGE COUNTRY WORK TABLE OR BAKER’S TABLE. This 19th century turn leg work table features a large wide pine top with cleats on the end. It had cleats on either end fitted with double pins; the tabletop can thus be removed from the base by simply pulling the wood pins. The base, an old brownish-green paint, the top with a sponge mottled paint similar to base (appears to be an old surface, but may or may not be the original one). The mortised base with bold Sheraton turned legs. A great size! SIZE: 8’2-1/2”l x 2’3-1/2”w x 31”h. CONDITION: Retaining one old wooden pin, some normal wear and minor imperfections but structurally excellent and generally very good condition. 9-28098 (1,750-2,750)

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669

ANTIQUE FOLK ART WALL BOX. A nice old whimsical double-tier wall box with scalloped sides and top. An inlaid prancing pony set in the top. SIZE: 12”h x 8-1/2”w. CONDITION: Original old finish worn in places with a nice patina. All original. (450-650)

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670

EXQUISITE RARE 18TH OR EARLY 19TH CENTURY PORCELAIN PATCH BOX. This magnificent porcelain box, shaped in the form of a Georgian maiden wearing a mask. Her hair coiffeured in a high elaborate manner with feathers and ribbons. Her face with delicate highlights including flesh tones. The back of the box of fire gilt. Engraved metal lid, which opens to the interior. SIZE: 3”l. CONDITION: Some tight hairline cracks and a couple of tiny imperfections, generally in the elaborate hair. (750-1,250)

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671

CHOICE 18TH CENTURY ENAMEL ETUI. This magnificent enameled Etui with oval vignettes on the lid and base with fire gilt metal mounts. The frontice depicting early scene of gentleman and lady fishing. The reverse of enamel vignette depicting a village with a cathedral in the background, the top decorated with vignettes of flowers. Having an overall pink background with exquisite white and gilt enamel highlights. The interior of the box open with no accessories. SIZE: 4”h. CONDITION: Very good to excellent. (1,250-1,750)

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672

RARE RECTANGULAR ANTIQUE ROSE MEDALLION COVERED BOX. The covered box with divided interior and having overall decorations of birds, flowers and butterflies. SIZE: 7-1/2”l x 3-1/2”w x 2-1/2”h. CONDITION: Enameling with minor wear on lid, otherwise generally strong and excellent. (275-575)

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673

ANTIQUE SATSUMA UMBRELLA URN. The 19th century urn with all over decoration of various figures with strong gilt enamel highlights. SIZE: 24-1/2”h x 8-1/2” diameter. CONDITION: Some tight old hairline cracks in the surface of the glaze in the bottom (cracks do not go through). 9-28062 (600-900)

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674

PERIOD MAHOGANY PEMBROKE SHERATON STAND. This small turn leg drop leaf table with full-length drawer having shaped drop leaves and bead decorated trimmed apron on the drawer end, the reverse end with inlaid beading. SIZE: 27-3/4”h x 33-1/3”l x 20”w (when closed). CONDITION: Some minor imperfections but sound construction and generally good condition. 9-28094 (650-950)

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675

SCARCE STATE OF MAINE SLANT-LID SECRETARY. This three-drawer mahogany veneered country early 19th century secretary, with flat panel sides, three bead molded drawers and nice bold turned Sheraton legs is fitted with a removable top. The top is fitted with two mahogany veneered doors, which open to reveal five-drawers and a five-compartment interior. The three full drawers in the base are fitted with replacement Victorian brasses. SIZE: 42”w x 54-1/2”h x 19-1/2”d. CONDITION: Top left door with cracked panel and the right side of desk with drying split. The desk retains what looks to be possibly the original finish. 9-28092 (1,750-2,750)

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676

SMALL 19TH CENTURY WATERCOLOR OF “OLD IRONSIDES”. This small 19th century watercolor depicts “Old Ironsides” and other American vessels. The reverse marked, “OLD IRONSIDE OFF ST. ISLE WATERCOLOR”. Probably done mid-19th century. SIZE: 7”w x 4”h. CONDITION: Some light foxing. 9-28079 (650-950)

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677

MAGNIFICENT DETAILED CARVED AND PAINTED PAIR OF TEAL BY T. J. HOOKER. This magnificent pair of Teal with glass-set eyes have carved wing and tail featheration and exquisite detailed painted decorations overall. The underside branded by Hooker as well as signed by him and dated, “NOVEMBER 1972”. Hooker is a very well known decoy carver and copies of his original carvings such as this have been molded and for a long time, sold through the North American organization, “Ducks Unlimited”. SIZE: 11-1/2”l. CONDITION: Both are excellent. 9-28070 (1,000-2,000)

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678

ANTIQUE GUS WILSON SCOTTER DECOY. Gus Wilson is probably the most famous and most popular of any of the Maine decoy carvers. An old South Portland lighthouse keeper who used to carved decoys throughout the day while tending his lighthouse. This small Scotter with carved-relief wings and detailed tail carving having Wilson’s distinguishing carved eyes. The head affixed to the body on a spike that allowed it to easily swivel from side to side when rocking in the waves. Painted black overall with the characteristic yellow swatch on the beak. SIZE: 14”l. CONDITION: Some wear to the paint. A small area of surface dry rot on the back side near the base, otherwise very good to excellent. 9-28069 (1,500-2,000)

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679

FOLKY TROUT WALL PLAQUE. This folky carved wooden trout wall plaque, mounted on a birch bark frame with laced border. SIZE: 24”l x 11”w. CONDITION: Generally very good. 9-28061 (650-950)

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680

LATE 19TH OR EARLY 20TH CENTURY FOLK CARVED BLACK CANE. The cane with tapering shaft of light-colored wood, the top with triangular inlays of mahogany or teak colored wood, the handle a detailed folk-carved head of an Afro-American man. Nicely detailed face and hair. SIZE: 37-1/2”h. CONDITION: Old varnished finish much worn with lots of patina. 9-28068 (750-1,250)

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681

FABULOUS DIMINUTIVE ANTIQUE HOBBY HORSE. This beautiful folky hobbyhorse is an outstanding example. It is covered all over with brown wool or felt to simulate hide has a horse-hair tail and mane and retains its original saddle and blanket and simulated harness work. Set with glass eyes and mounted on a cream-colored wood rocking base with wood with red pin striping. SIZE: 25”h x 37”l. CONDITION: Generally very good to excellent. An outstanding and appealing diminutive child’s horse. (1,200-1,800)

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682

TERRIFIC PATRIOTIC FOLK WOOD SCULPTURE BY NATIONALLY RENOWN CONTEMPORARY ARTIST KENT GUTZNER. Extreme amount of action in this neat patriotic carved sculpture. Uncle Sam astride a horse, holding on for dear life as his hat blows off. The reverse signed by Gutzner and also the various parts branded with his initials, “KG”. Polychromed in red, white and blue. SIZE: 85”l. CONDITION: Very good, as sculpted by the artist. 9-27999 (750-1,250)

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683

GENUINE ANTIQUE J.J. AUDUBON LARGE FOLIO “CANVASBACK DUCK”. This large folio depicts canvasback ducks with the Baltimore skyline in the background. “Drawn from nature by J. J. Audubon, engraved and printed in color by R. Havell, 1836”. Matted in a wide cardboard mat, framed in an old wooden frame painted white. SIZE: 24-3/4” h x 37-7/8”w. CONDITION: Some toning to the paper, otherwise generally very good. Frame shows imperfections. 9-28001 (3,000-6,000)

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684

RARE LARGE CURRIER & IVES FOLIO “LIFE OF A FIREMAN, TAKE UP-MAN YOUR ROPE”. This large colorful action-packed folio depicts a great conflagration with various firemen in the forefront. Framed in period walnut-carved Victorian frame. SIZE: 21-1/4” h x 29-1/2”w. CONDITION: Some foxing and natural stain from the wood backing. 9-28082 (1,750-2,750)

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684A

FINE FEDERAL MAHOGANY VANITY. Delicate mahogany vanity, the top with string inlaid circles representing placement for washbowl, etc. The front fitted with a large plum pudding mahogany single panel door, which opens to reveal a shelved compartment. Below a full length dovetailed drawer, the body with flat paneled sides and back. All supported on four delicate federal Sheraton legs terminating in cast brass ball feet. The top is hinged on both sides where originally there were two separate leaves, which closed over the top. When opened, they expanded the working area of the vanity top now missing. Probably American, circa early 19th century. SIZE: 32”h x 17-3/4” w x 17-3/4”d. CONDITION: Small piece of mahogany veneer missing on the top surface. A few scattered surface abrasions, however generally good and appears to retain its original finish. 9-27839 (375-675)

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685

FINE BOSTON CLASSICAL MAHOGANY CARVED SOFA. Circa 1815-1830. The S-scroll shaped arms have nice leaf carving with flower rosette, melon carved legs ending in brass casters. A nice 3/4 round crest with scrolled leaf carving. A soft rose pattern upholstery with removable cushion and two side cylinder pillows. SIZE: 35” h x 85” l x 24” d. CONDITION: Very good. 9-27932 (2,000-3,000)

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686

MARBLE TOP CLASSICAL MAHOGANY PIER TABLE. The mahogany veneered piece has a rectangular mirror back, white marble top and veneer S-scroll supports. Turned back legs with scrolled feet. CONDITION: Very good. 9-27039 (1,000-1,200)

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687

FINE CLASSICAL MAHOGANY AND GILT SEWING STAND. Highly figured rich mahogany veneers and gilt trim as well as gilt and ebonized legs and supports. The lift hinged lid has inset oval mirror and opens to reveal a segmented compartmentalized interior having four covers with ivory pulls. The frieze supports a long drawer and wooden sewing bag. The spiral and leaf carved leg supports are gilt with ebony trim. Four scroll feet with center ring turned stretcher. SIZE: 30-1/2” h x 20-1/4” w x 16” d. CONDITION: Very good. 9-28031 (3,500-4,500)

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688

BOSTON CLASSICAL MAHOGANY CARVED CARD TABLE. Attributed to the workshop of Isaac Vose & Son in conjunction with Seymour Workshop. Circa 1810-1820. Fold over rectangular top with scroll carved frieze supported by tapered square shaft having quatrefoil base with scrolled feet terminating into brass casters. REFERENCE: The Furniture Masterworks of John & Thomas Seymour by Robert D. Mussey, Jr. Catalog entry #113. SIZE: 29-1/2” h x 34” w x 18” d. CONDITION: Very good. 9-26635 (3,000-4,000)

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689

FINE PHILADELPHIA FEDERAL MAHOGANY CARVED SOFA. The mahogany frame with scrolled open arms, leaf carving supported by paw feet with carved cornucopia of fruit legs. The scroll leaf carved crest in nice design. Reupholstered in a pretty flower fabric. CONDITION: Very good. 9-27024 (2,000-4,000)

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690

FINE FEDERAL INLAID MAHOGANY LADIES DESK. Circa 1800. In two parts with cove molded top above a frieze outlined with string inlay, which is a secret drawer. Two doors, having column inlay at ends and middle divider, open to reveal four drawers and six cubby holes. Fold over writing surface with replaced green felt. Four graduated applied molded edge drawers having original oval brasses. Carved skirt with line inlay above supported by flaring French feet joined to shaped sides. PROVENANCE: Watkins Estate, Darien, CT. SIZE: 56-1/2” h x case 40-3/4” x 19” d. CONDITION: Minor imperfections, very good. 9-96593 (2,000-3,000)

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691

HEAVY CAST IRON RECTANGULAR FIRE MARK. Clasped hands and “1794” in relief in gold on black background. Baltimore Equitable Society, Baltimore, Maryland. This was issued in 1927. REFERENCE: Page 36 illustration 61 of “Footprints of Assurance” by Bulau. SIZE: 9-3/4” x 10-1/4”. CONDITION: Very good. 9-27142 (500-1,000)

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692

RARE 19TH CENTURY MASONIC SILVER JEWEL. The shaped shield like silver medallion has on one side written “Lodge E. Jones No. 811”. It is engraved with a fireman in fancy dress, a knights helmet, a ladder with a rooster, skull and crossbones among other motifs. The other side “Amor Honor et Justitia” and underneath “Bangor”. The Masonic all seeing eye above a compass with pillars holding up the banner. A number scale from 1 to 10 is seen on bottom. A hanging loop is attached at top. SIZE: Without loop is 2-1/2” x 2-1/4”. CONDITION: Very good. 9-27102 (700-900)

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693

PAINTED LEATHER FIRE BUCKET “B. NAFON 1810”. Painted black with a white oval having “No 1 B. Nafon 1810”. A white rim and black leather handle with hand wrought rings. PROVENANCE: Purchased from a house in Greenwood, Maine. SIZE: 12-1/2″ h to top of rim. CONDITION: Craquelure, generally very good. 9-27853 (1,500-2,500)

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694

UNUSUAL PAINTED LEATHER MUSTARD FIRE BUCKET “G. O. FOWLER”. Unusual hat shaped with large rolled rim in tan color with mustard colored handle with triangular ring attachment. The tapered bucket form has black lettering “G. O. Fowler No. 6″ on a bright mustard paint. Small black flower decoration below number. SIZE: 12” h to top of rim. CONDITION: Very good, some minor paint loss to back side. 9-27855 (1,500-2,500)

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695

PAINTED LEATHER FIRE BUCKET “NO 2 S.A. WARD 1827”. The black tapered bucket has white writing over a black background. A red vine border below the faded white rim. A loop rigid leather wrapped handle is fixed in place. SIZE: 10-1/2″ to top of rim. 16-1/2″ to top of handle. CONDITION: Very good to excellent. 9-27857 (1,500-2,500)

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696

FINE PAINTED LEATHER FIRE BUCKET “FIRST-CHURCH CHANCY-PLACE 1821”. Windsor green bucket has red top rim and reddish/black handle. The writing is in gold and on back is written “No. 12″ also in gold. Handles and rings intact. PROVENANCE: This bucket is thought to be a Boston area fire bucket. SIZE: 12-1/2″ h to top of rim. CONDITION: Some minor paint loss, 2” crack from base through date. Very good. 9-27856 (1,500-2,500)

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697

PAINTED LEATHER FIRE BUCKET “J. MASON W. F. S. 1818”. Green body with black rim and handle. Bucket with gold writing with black shadows. Marked “No 1”. Handle and rings intact. Under bright light an earlier design can be seen. SIZE: 12″ h to top of rim. CONDITION: Some wear and cracking. Loss to parts of date. Handle shows wear and some repair. 9-27866 (1,500-2,500)

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698

PAINTED LEATHER ANTIQUE FIRE BUCKET. A spread wing eagle with red, white and blue shield holds a banner in beak “Columbia Eagle Fire Society” with a name that is partially obscured on bottom banner. Above top banner is “No 2”. Original leather handle is present. Impressed mark on each side of seam is not decipherable. SIZE: 13” h without handle. CONDITION: Breaks in handle, cracks and missing paint. Decoration is still visible. 9-26677 (1,500-3,000)

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699

PAINTED LEATHER FIRE BUCKET “F. DARACOTT 1829”. Green painted bucket with black top rim and handle. Yellow writing “F. Daracott F. F. S. 1829”. Handle intact with some finish loss. SIZE: 12″ h to top of rim. CONDITION: Some dry cracking and minor wear. 9-27851 (1,000-1,500)

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700

PAINTED LEATHER FIRE BUCKET “COLUMBIAN EAGLE FIRE SOCIETY”. The green painted body decorated with a large spread winged eagle having a red, white and blue shield holding a white banner in beak which says “Columbian Eagle Fire Society”. A bottom white banner says “George Darracott”. Date at bottom only partially can be seen but appears to be “1807”. Above top banner in mustard is “No 2”. Red top rim retains one of its metal rings and leather loop. Handle missing. PROVENANCE: Found in Portland, Maine. SIZE: 13″ h to top of rim. CONDITION: Considerable cracking and chipping to paint surface. Paint decoration still can be seen. 9-27862 (1,000-1,500)

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701

PAINTED LEATHER FIRE BUCKET “J. MANSFIELD”. Wonderful pale green body with black top and bottom rim and handle. Black lettering “J Mansfield No 1”. Handle and rings intact. SIZE: 12-3/4″ h to top of rim. CONDITION: Some paint loss consistent across whole bucket. Writing still can be seen. 9-27869 (900-1,200)

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702

REPRODUCTION GEORGE WASHINGTON LEATHER PAINTED FIRE BUCKET. Made for Mt. Vernon as an exact copy of their Washington bucket. The buckets was made by Steven M. Lolioff and is signed on the bottom as a limited edition of 200 which this is No. 1 made in the year 2000. Mr. Lolioff works out of Indiana. The bucket has a fine crackled finish and is a true representation of the rare Washington bucket with black paint and a “George Washington” band. SIZE: 12-1/2″ h to top of rim. CONDITION: Very good to excellent. 9-27849 (800-1,200)

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703

ATTRIBUTED TO REMBRANDT PEALE (American, 1778-1860) GEORGE WASHINGTON. Unsigned oil on canvas portrait of George Washington in black coat with white cravat. Housed in a heavy gilt gesso decorated frame. PROVENANCE: Attached to back backboard is Kennedy Galleries sticker with artist’s name and title. SIZE: 20” x 17”. CONDITION: Relined, minor inpainting. Very good. 9-27109 (2,500-5,000)

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704

ENGRAVING PLATE OF GEORGE WASHINGTON BY CHARLES B. HALL, NEW YORK. Brass printing plate has an oval portrait of George Washington set into a brass frame. Artist signed under plate backwards. Charles Bryan Hall was a portrait engraver who worked in New York City. SIZE: 3-1/2” x 3-1/4” total. Oval is 2” x 1-3/4”. CONDITION: Very good. 9-27397 (750-1,000)

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705

SMALL PAPER PAMPHLET “THE WILL OF GEN. GEORGE WASHINGTON”. The small booklet being an early example dated 1800, printed and published by J. Furman. The cover “The Will of Gen. George Washington. To Which Is Annexed A Schedule of His Property Directed To Be Sold. From The Alexandria Edition New York Printed And Published By J. Furman Opposite The City Hall, 1800. (Price Two-Shillings)”. Thread laced binding. 23-pages long. SIZE: 6-3/4” x 4-1/4”. CONDITION: Dog eared, stained. Generally intact. 9-98524 (300-500)

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706

WATERGATE COMMITTEE SIGNED DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE. Fascinating item of Watergate memorabilia, which comprises a bicentennial postal copy first day issue of the Declaration of Independence. Signed by the members of the Watergate Committee postal dated October 20, 1972. The antique style document signed in black marker on the edges by six committee members as follows: Sam Ervin; Ed Gurney; Daniel Inouye; Joseph Montoya; Herman Talmadge, Lowell Weicker’s signature. Also Howard Baker, the Committee’s attorney. Housed in a modern decorated molded wood frame behind glass. This is the only copy known to exist. PROVENANCE: Our consignor went to the post office for the First Day Issue and brought the document to Senator Inouye’s office in which he was a constituent of. He requested the signatures and a few months later he received it back. DOCUMENT SIZE: 15-3/4” x 13-3/4”. OVERALL SIZE: 20-1/2” x 18-1/2”. CONDITION: A lightened T-shape on document which may have been as part of the antiqued process. Otherwise very good. 9-27161 (800-1,200)

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707

GERALD FORD (American, 1913-) 38TH PRESIDENT OF THE U.S. Framed, signed pardon. Framed souvenir copy of the Pardon granted to Richard Nixon by Gerald Ford on official White House memorandum stationary. An interesting memento of the controversial conclusion of the Watergate Episode, which resulted in the only Presidential Resignation in history. It is signed in black pen “G. Ford”. Certificate of Authenticity dated March 17th, 1995 from the American Historical Gild accompanies the piece. 9-95997 Housed in a small gold gilt frame with white matte. PROVENANCE: Originally from the Estate of Dr. and Mrs. Stanwood Schmidt of Eureka, CA. SIGHT SIZE: 9-3/4” x 7-3/4”. 9-26942 (200-400)

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708

BOOK: MAGNA CHARTA 1587. A 19th or early 20th Century leather bound Latin edition from 1587. The title page as follows: “Magna Charta Cum Statutis, Tum Antiquis, Tum Recentibus, Maximopere, Animo Senendis, Nunc Demum Ad Vnum, Tipis Aedita, Per, Richardum Tottill Anno Domini 1587 Kum Priuilegio Ad Imprimendum Folum”. The last page has the following :”Inprinted at London in Fleete Strete, Within Temple Barre At the Sign of the Hand and Starre By Richarde Tottell, Anno Do. 1587”. PROVENANCE: The Hugh Russell Estate. SIZE: 6” x 4”. CONDITION: Very good, some brown toning to paper. Title page has some edge damage. 9-26684 (1,500-3,000)

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709

TWO LEATHER BOOKS. 1) Les Comedies De Terence Second Edition, 1777. SIZE: 6-1/2” x 4”. 2) The Statues at Large From Magna Charta, 1761. Cambridge by Joseph Bentham, 1762. SIZE: 8-3/4” x 5-1/2”. CONDITION: Both show considerable use. 9-28088 (25-50)

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710

FINE 18TH CENTURY ENGLISH BURL WALNUT DESK. The slant front desk has four graduated drawers with applied lip molding. Old bale brass hardware. All resting on a nicely carved bracket base. The interior fitted with central carved door, six small drawers and six cubby holes. A replaced green felt interior. The desk front in complete burl veneers is quite attractive with a nice patina. SIZE: 42” h x 33-1/4” w x 19” d. CONDITION: Very good. Some minor imperfections to veneer front. 9-27536 (1,000-2,000)

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711

FINE EARLY 18TH CENTURY ENGLISH BRACKET CLOCK BY GEORGE ETHERINGTON. The ebonized case has brass swing handle on top, glass door with brass wire top corners and identical door in back. The brass dial with silver plated chapter ring and pendulum indicator. An oval silver plaque signed “Etherington, London”. The corners of the dome top dial plate have gilt pierced spandrels and are surmounted by a strike/silent dial. Fusee strike and time. The back plate heavily engraved with bird, basket of flowers and foliate scrolls. Repair marks found on movement indicate years of 1822-1882. George Etherington was admitted to the Clock Makers Company in 1684 and became a Master in 1709. Key and pendulum present. SIZE: 20-1/2” to top of handle. 11-1/4” w x 8-1/2” d. CONDITION: Very good. The case has some minor small pieces of molding missing but there are some which were found in the bottom of the clock which are included. 9-27906 (10,000-15,000)

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712

OUTSTANDING BRASS AND ROSEWOOD ENGLISH TEA CADDY. Complete with hinged lidded boxes and cut glass bowl. SIZE: 9” h x 13” w x 6-1/4” d. 9-28089 (1,200-1,800)

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713

FINE INLAID TEA CADDY. The rectangular hinged top box in mahogany has inlaid conch shells on oval green background and diamond shaped escutcheon plate. A ring lift on lid opens the top to reveal a fitted interior with two lift lid tea boxes and a circular open center which has a replaced antique cut glass bowl. The original key and a silver scoop is included. SIZE: 6” h x 12” w x 6” d. CONDITION: Very good. 9-28006 (800-1,200)

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714

FINE CHIPPENDALE CARVED MAHOGANY TEA CADDY. The bold molded edge cover having original rococo brass bale handle pull. Hinged top opens to reveal a tole lined three section fitted interior. Case fitted with ivory diamond escutcheon. A molded base raised on ogee bracket feet. Second half of the 18th Century. SIZE: 6-3/4” (without handle) x 6-1/4” d x 10-3/4” l. CONDITION: Very good. 9-26867 (800-1,200)

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715

MAHOGANY TALL CLOCK BY SELL & MORALL, LIVERPOOL. The fine painted dial has house in landscape vignettes at each corner. Two depict church and graveyard, the other two show a house with woman outside. Inner minute and day dial, brass works with strike bell. The case in nice mahogany veneers having shaped small waist door flanked by three quarter spiral and turned posts. The hood with swan neck pediment, brass finials and spiral carved columns. Back of dial indicates restored in 1972 by D. Briggs, which indicates some repainting. Two iron weights, pendulum, winding key and door key present. SIZE: 93” h x 23” w x 9-1/2” d. CONDITION: Very good. 5-60659 (2,000-3,000)

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716

OUTSTANDING AND RARE STERLING COVERED SOUP TUREEN BY PAUL STORR. Oval two handled tureen stands on an oval pedestal base. Dome stepped cover surmounted by a fancy handle. Cover and base having a fancy family crest. Cover hallmarked “PS”. Pedestal base edge marked with “PS” and date mark 1808. A second hallmark can be seen on side of pedestal which we can not discern but appears to be a crown over a _S with a letter stamp and woman looking left. Handles are attached with full lion head masks and have shell and scroll decorations. A gadrooned edge with ribbed bands. PROVENANCE: From a fine Downeast Maine home with ties to the Vanderbilt family. WEIGHT: 153 tr. oz. SIZE: 13” h x 17-3/4” w x 10-3/4” d. CONDITION: Very good. 9-26240 (10,000-20,000)

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717

GEORGE II ANTIQUE ENGLISH SILVER MUG BY PAUL DE LAMERIE. Made in the city of London in the year 1749 by the noted goldsmith Paul De Lamerie. Pear shaped mug with circular footed base has a well modeled scroll handle with leaf spur. Base with light hallmarks is engraved “This mug was manufactured by Paul De Lamerie Goldsmith to Queen Ann George I and George II”. PROVENANCE: S. J. Shrubsole to the Woolworth Collection to a family member. Original card with description from Shrubsole included. WEIGHT: 11 ozs, 119 dwts. SIZE: 4-1/2” h. CONDITION: 9-25776 (8,000-12,000)

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718

OUTSTANDING ENGLISH STERLING 18TH CENTURY TEA URN. London, 1796 by Henry Greenway. The tea urn with dome and finial top has spigot with urn finial. Base with separate burner. Monogrammed “GWVS” and a crest monogram “VS”. SIZE: 19” h. CONDITION: Very good. 9-25773 (5,000-7,000)

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719

FANCY ENGLISH COVERED SYRUP PITCHER. Hallmarks to side indicate London 1855, possibly by John Keith. Cover with a notch for a ladle, repose decoration with C-scrolls, flowers and leaves. Monogrammed. Spur decorated scroll handle. WEIGHT: 13 tr. oz. SIZE: 8-1/4” h. CONDITION: Very good. 9-27592 (750-1,000)

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719A

FINE GEORGE III STERLING TEAPOT. Thomas Wallis, London 1809-1810. Bright cut engraving with crest having eagle and Latin banner. A ribbed body with domed lid having wood finial. A spurred wood handle. SIZE: 5-3/4” h. CONDITION: Very good. 9-27939 (1,000-1,500)

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720

LARGE FOOTED ARMORIAL ROCOCO STYLE ENGLISH SHEFFIELD LIQUOR TRAY. Circa 1800-1830. Center crest having wolf’s head with banner “Animo Non Astutia”. All over flower and foliate design with outer Rococo edge of flowers in a shaped border. Unmarked. SIZE: 2-1/4” h x 21-3/4” dia. CONDITION: Two old repairs to back side edge, otherwise very good. 9-28087 (1,000-1,500)

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721

SIR WILLIAM RUSSELL FLINT (British, 1880-1969) “DIAPHENIA & HAZEL”. Tempera painting shows an interior setting with two nudes. One is a blonde haired woman seated on a red cushion with colorful throws beside her. Another woman is seated on cloth adjusting a tabletop oval mirror. Gold colored curtains surround a gray light colored background. Signed lower left “W. Russell Flint”. Housed in a fine gilt carved wood frame with linen matte. Archival frame which has a copy of the writing on the back with title and artist name. Also “Exhibited at RA 1939” (Exhibited at the Royal Academy in London). An outstanding example of this artist’s work. SIGHT SIZE: 19-1/2” x 26-1/2”. CONDITION: Very good to excellent. 9-26618 (50,000-60,000)

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722

JOHN FREDERICK HERRING (British, 19th Century) “A CORNER OF THE BARN-NOON DAY REST”. Oil on board barnyard scene shows a large white horse with two smaller brown and black horses standing on grassy area next to water which has five ducks beside. A thatched roof cottage is seen on left side with horse barn on right. Signed lower left “JF Herring”. Housed in a fine gesso decorated fancy frame. SIZE: 11” x 14”. CONDITION: Very good. 9-27171 (10,000-20,000)

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723

JOSEPH M.W. TURNER (British, 1775-1851) “LAUGTON GREEN 1824”. Sketch on light gray paper shows a house in landscape with figures. Housed in a painted white wood frame with double matte. The back has an attached sheet of paper from Hammer Galleries, New York with title and the following: “From the JMW Turner Collection of the late John Anderson, Jr. Author of The Unknown Turner Founder of the Anderson Galleries Mr. James R. Gilliam Jr.”. PROVENANCE: Found in a northern Connecticut collection. SIGHT SIZE: 4-1/4” x 8-3/4”. CONDITION: Very good. 9-26704 (5,000-10,000)

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724

ATTRIBUTED TO ROBERT JOBLING (British, 1841-1923) CULLERCOAT FISHER WOMEN ANXIOUSLY WANTING SHIPS RETURN. Large unsigned oil on canvas scene shows a group of women and children standing on and next to a large tall blue marking post with stone foundation. One woman holds small child with white outfit in arms. Behind the scene is a Maine type fisherman with fishing cap. Stucco buildings are seen in background with red roofs and one woman is standing tall next to blue post with three-draw extended telescope in hand. Housed in a magnificent carved wood leaf decorated gilt frame. The scene has many features reminiscent of Winslow Homer’s work. A fine dramatic scene of life at sea. SIZE: 54” x 39-1/2”. CONDITION: Very good. 9-27278 (8,000-10,000)

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725

18TH CENTURY GEORGIAN CARVED CARD TABLE. Probably Irish with fine carved top edge with stippled background. Swing back leg opens to reveal secret drawer. The legs are molded edge making inset panels with a chamfered back. The frieze edge with dot and dash carving. SIZE: 29-1/2” h x 35-3/4” w x 17-1/4” d. CONDITION: Missing its leather or cloth top surface, split in top and some roughness to edges of legs. Good. 9-28033 (12,000-16,000)

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726

OUTSTANDING ENGLISH CHIPPENDALE WALNUT CARVED SETTEE WITH NEEDLEPOINT UPHOLSTERY. Six legs, front legs being cabriole form with ball and claw feet and carved knees. Well formed arms with shell carving. Scrolled crest. Scenic needlework over upholstered seat and back. SIZE: 40″ h x 59″ w x 23″ deep x 18″ seat height. CONDITION: Very good to excellent. 9-28037 (6,000-8,000)

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727

REGENCY CARVED MAHOGANY DROP LEAF SOFA TABLE. Second quarter of the 19th Century. Rectangular reeded edge top with drop leaves having rounded corners. Above a frieze having two drawers on one side and two faux drawers on the other. Each drawer fitted with two brass knobs having lion faces. All supported by two out sweeping reeded top legs with brass cup castor feet on each side. At the end of the frieze and bottom sections of leg post are reeded panels outlined with ebony inlay. The leg supports also have edging and line ebony inlay. SIZE: 28” h x 20-1/2” d x 31-3/4” w (closed); 53-1/4” w (open). CONDITION: Very good. Some repairs to top and legs. 9-28014 (3,000-5,000)

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728

OUTSTANDING PARIAN BUST OF MAN. The young man with military coat and medal mounted on a gilt porcelain base. Bust is marked “Huttere 1807”. SIZE: 14” h. CONDITION: Very good. 9-26851 (1,000-1,500)

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729

16-PIECES OF EARLY DERBY DINNERWARE. Set consists of: 11-1/4” x 8-3/4” serving bowl, 8-1/2” shallow bowl, two 10” dia plates, six 6-1/2” shallow bowls/saucers, six 4-1/4” large coffee cups. A wonderful pattern of cobalt blue, gold and rust including leaves, flowers and scrolls. First quarter of the 19th Century. CONDITION: Generally very good. 9-26320 (800-1,200)

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730

FINE SET OF TEN EARLY ENGLISH MASON’S IRONSTONE PLATES. Excellent floral, cobalt, orange and gold decoration. Mid 19th Century. SIZE: 9” dia. CONDITION: Very good. 9-26814 (500-800)

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731

LARGE PAIR OF STAFFORDSHIRE SEATED SPANIELS. Orange, black and gold lustre decoration. Mid 19th Century. SIZE: 12-1/4” h. CONDITION: Very good. 9-27882 (500-700)

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732

LARGE ROOM SIZE ORIENTAL RUG. Mid 20th Century. Center medallion with all over flower decorated red field. Multiple borders in colors of dark and light blue, red and ivory. SIZE: 13’ x 9’10”. CONDITION: Very good. 9-27843 (1,000-2,000)

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733

CHARLES II OAK OR WALNUT ONE DRAWER TABLE. The breadboard end multi-board top with good overhang. The frieze fitted with the drawer having decorative brass lockplate and rosette swing type handles. Four block and ball turned legs ending in turned feet. Mid front and back stretchers with bottom H-stretcher. All with ball turnings. SIZE: 28-1/2” h x 29-3/4” w x 22” d top size. CONDITION: Very good. Some minor insect damage to feet. 9-25183 (1,500-2,500)

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734

OUTSTANDING CARVED OAK COFFER. The hinged plank top with molded edge above a finely carved four panel front. Original lock and hardware. Inside has lidded till. Back has paper label from Dunn’s Depositories Bromley, Kent. 17th Century. SIZE: 29” h x case 48-1/2” x 21-3/4”. CONDITION: Generally very good. Some old minor repairs and two sections of top edge missing. 9-27140 (1,500-2,500)

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735

ENGLISH COURT CUPBOARD. Outstanding two-part carved Elizabethan style English Court cupboard. This outstanding Court cupboard has bottom section fitted by one large carved door with shamrock carving. Intricate scroll and leaf carved side panels with spiral carved corner columns. A fine carved wood bracket base, sides with inset double panels. The door opens to reveal a single shaped shelf. The top section fitted with two doors having arched central mirrors with intricately carved frame. The side columns and central divider have carvings of Elizabethan style man. The top 9” cornice has intricate carved detail. SIZE: 77-1/2” h x 54” w x 22” d. CONDITION: Very good with alterations. 5-71751 (2,000-3,000)

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736

ELIZABETHAN CARVED DRAW TOP TABLE. Paneled top has side draw leaves. Carved molded frieze supported by four large turned hub and block legs with a central bulbous turned support. Resting on a molded stepped base structure. Wonderful patina. 17th/18th Century. Appears to be in walnut or oak. A very nice size being very functional. SIZE: 29-3/4” h x 23-1/2” d x 65-1/2” (closed); just under 9’ (open). CONDITION: Very good with nice patina. 9-28004 (2,000-3,000)

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737

ATTRIBUTED TO FRANZ FRANCKEN, THE YOUNGER (Flemish, 1581-1642) CHRIST WITH THE MONEY CHANGERS IN THE TEMPLE. Oil on wood panel scene shows Christ next to a man with large hat with crown and beard. He points to a side alter with gold coins and bag. A number of other well dressed gentleman are seen behind him in a fancy interior setting. An arched open window looks out to castle and landscape. A monkey is seen in right corner, a small boy in red outfit and dagger in left. Housed in a good stained and gilt molded wood frame. Back of the panel has two 1-1/2” red wax seals. PROVENANCE: Gittelson Gallery 1950; Guttman Gallery frame. Sold by James D. Julia, Inc. August 3rd, 1995 from the collection of Joseph & Hazel Marcus. A three page typed description which was compiled by the Marcus’s accompanies painting. SIZE: 18-1/2” x 16-3/4”. CONDITION: There are three butterfly repairs to back of wood panel. They hold together a vertical crack which can be seen from the front. Some restoration. 9-26250 (10,000-15,000)

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738

ATTRIBUTED TO JEAN-BAPTISTE MONNOYER (French, 1634-1699) STILL LIFE OF FLOWERS. Oil on canvas shows urn of colorful flowers set on a ledge. Flowers in colors of blue, pink, red, white, orange and yellow. Housed in a fine partial gilt gesso decorated frame. SIZE: 34” x 26-1/2”. CONDITION: Restored, relined. It is hard to discern the extent of restoration due to a masking varnish. Very good. 9-26928 (10,000-12,000)

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739

UNSIGNED (European, 18th Century) OLD MASTER OF FROLICKING CHERUBS. Oil on canvas scene shows three cherubs, one blowing a long horn which has large red material attached with bows. The other two cherubs hold pink and white flowers in hands. Housed in a wide gilt molded wood frame which is old but not of the period. SIZE: 27” x 41-1/2”. CONDITION: Appears to have a 19th Century relining. Very good with a masking varnish which does not allow us to see any restoration. 9-27281 (5,500-7,500)

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740

UNSIGNED (Italian, 17th/18th Century) OLD MASTER STILL LIFE. Oil on canvas scene shows a large pot of colorful flowers with other flowers in vases and on top of ledge. A watermelon is seen split open on right side with roses beside. The background is a landscape with cedar trees and blue cloud sky. Housed in an early carved wood leaf decorated frame with ribbons. There is an old label on back “Loaned by Mrs. E. Richard Parson”. SIZE: 28” x 29”. CONDITION: Shows evidence of an early relining, restoration with inpainting. Good. 9-27922 (8,500-12,500)

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741

UNSIGNED (European, 18th Century) THE SLEEPING CHILD. Old Master oil on canvas shows a young child asleep in bed next to an open window with colorful landscape seen. A red curtain is seen on left side of window. Housed in an antique frame which has been cut down. SIZE: 24-3/4” x 30”. CONDITION: Old relining, chipping to paint surface, craquelure and restoration which can not be discerned due to a masking varnish. 9-27282 (3,500-5,500)

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742

UNSIGNED (18th/19th Century) THE LAST SUPPER. Large oil on canvas scene shows Christ with halo sitting at center surrounded by twelve men. A wine filled silver handled chalice sits on a white linen covered table. A large curtain swag in light brown drapes behind. The men are clothed in colorful robes. Housed in a regilt carved wood 18th/19th Century frame. PROVENANCE: From a fine Hallowell, Maine mansion. SIZE: 37-1/2” x 48”. CONDITION: Restored, old relining. Under black light it is hard to view the restoration due to a masking varnish. 9-26891 (2,000-4,000)

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743

ADRIAN CORNELISZ BEELDMAKER (Dutch, 1625-1701) RETURNING FROM THE HUNT. Oil on canvas scene shows man and boy with four dogs having recently captured game. Another man walks up hillside with two other dogs. All set next to castle ruins in a dark landscape. Signed lower left and dated 1695. Housed in a fine antique style gesso decorated frame with ebony and gold liner. SIZE: 18-1/4” x 23-1/2”. CONDITION: Relined, restored with some inpainting. 9-26753 (4,000-6,000)

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744

UNSIGNED (European, 17th/18th Century) CHRIST. Oil on wood panel shows Christ’s head with crown of thorns. SIZE: (unframed) 10-1/2 h x 8-1/2 w. CONDITION: Paint loss to 10% of area, otherwise good. 9-98859 (500-800)

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745

OUTSTANDING FLEMISH STYLE CARVED AND PAINTED CABINET ON STAND. This ornate piece of furniture has a central two door cabinet which opens to reveal a painted interior set with shaped door and seven drawers all lavishly painted with colorful motifs. Mounted atop an open front stand having four boldly carved spiral columns with a bottom molded tier supported by four suppressed ball feet. The open area has molded panel back and drop winged cherub carving. The cabinet doors have similar columns beside, in front of and in back. The top section has a shelf with complex crest having central painted panel flanked by spiral columns and having side carved dolphin fish. Above which is a carved panel “1658”. The upper most crest is a winged carved cherub head. SIZE: 64-1/2” h x 21-1/2” at widest x 14” d. CONDITION: Very good. 9-27159 (3,000-5,000)

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746

OUTSTANDING 18TH CENTURY ITALIAN COMMODE. Two serpentine front drawers are fitted with bronze ring pulls with stamped decorative backs having urns and figures. Carved skirt. Nicely shaped molded edge top, inset side shaped panels. All resting on four tall cabriole legs. SIZE: 35” h x 36” w x 23” d. CONDITION: Very good with a nice old patina. 9-28010 (12,000-16,000)

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747

ANTOINE GARCIA MENCIA (Italian, 19th Century) MEMORIES OF CHRISTMAS. Outstanding oil on canvas scene shows a pretty young girl dressed in a white fur lined coat having angel wings. She holds three colorful dolls and stands in front of St. Nicholas wearing a white robe with white hood adorned with mistletoe. The Santa figure has a white beard and holds a sack over shoulder and hand on a Christmas tree adorned with small candles. They are walking away from a large European style home which have lights in the windows, all under a dark nighttime sky. Signed lower left “A. Garcia Mencia”. Housed in a modern gilt wood frame. A truly magnificent painting which would be of interest to Santa and doll collectors as well as the art lover. SIZE: 40-1/2” h x 26-1/2” w. CONDITION: There are several very small holes and two vertical slits in left sky. Canvas appears to be untouched and in original found condition. 9-27632 (12,000-18,000)

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748

EUGENIO EDUARDO ZAMPIGHI (Italian, 1859-1944) THE ADVANCE. Oil on canvas interior scene shows a young man and woman seated. The young man has arm around shoulder and hand on knee of the young lady who is in the midst of balling yarn. A floor swift is seen at her feet and a tambourine is hanging on the wall. Both are clothed in colorful costume. Signed upper left “E. Zampighi”. Housed in an outstanding old gesso decorated gilt frame with gold liner. SIZE: 17” x 13”. CONDITION: Relined, minor inpainting. Very good. 9-27438 (9,000-12,000)

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749

SABASTIANO GUZZONE (Italian, 1856-1890) CATHEDRAL INTERIOR. Colorful oil on canvas scene shows a semi-lit interior with sun shining through stained glass windows onto walls. Large floor candles are lit with hanging oil lamps. A large icon is seen on left wall. Two nuns stand in darker area, one with open book, stand over a gathering of floral wreaths. Signed lower right “S. Guzzone, Roma 85”. Housed in a magnificent gilt gesso decorated wide frame. Back of canvas marked “S. Guzzone Roma 85”. SIZE: 19” x 10-3/4”. CONDITION: Original canvas. Some restoration, craquelure, masking varnish present. 9-26962 (2,250-2,750)

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750

UNSIGNED (Italian, 19th Century) ITALIAN HARBOR WITH VOLCANO. Gouache on paper scene shows a large harbor with large city with a ring of buildings and large paved walkway around harbor. There are hundreds of strollers with a few carriages, boats in harbor and the volcano spewing smoke. Unsigned. Housed in a flat gilt wood frame with linen liner. SIGHT SIZE: 16-1/2” h x 31” w. CONDITION: Generally good. 9-26572 (800-1,200)

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751

ROOM SIZE ORIENTAL PERSIAN KASHAN RUG. All over flower pattern on a red background. Multiple borders. Last half of the 20th Century. SIZE: 12’6” x 9’. CONDITION: Very good. 9-27894 (1,000-1,500)

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752

FINE CARVED INLAID FRENCH ARMOIRE. Circa 1800. The two shaped paneled doors with fine carved molding with central stop fluted panel and fluted corner. Above which is a frieze with inset shaped panels and central inlaid star. The removable round molded crest fits atop. All supported by two carved front French feet with scroll carved shaped apron. Sides with double inset panels. Interior with 20th Century flowered wall paper with three shelf supports (no shelves included). Original key present. SIZE: 83-1/2” h x 53” w x 23-1/2” d. CONDITION: Very good with excellent color patina. 9-26809 (2,000-4,000)

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753

OUTSTANDING AND LARGE EUROPEAN SILK NEEDLEWORK TAPESTRY. 18th/19th C, probably French. Depicting a rich cluster of summer flowers in a vase surrounded by grapes, plums and apples on a yellow ground, also worked with butterflies and a bird within a primary floral border and a pale stylized foliate outer border. Housed in a gilt wood frame. PROVENANCE: Woolworth Collection. SIZE: 7’6” x 6’7”. CONDITION: Very good. 9-99595 (8,000-12,000)

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754

BOOK: FABULOUS LEATHER BOUND SCRAPBOOK OF POEMS AND WATERCOLORS. Presentation book is presented on first page to J. Easten in a colorful watercolor flower wreath. There is a pencil sketch of the family crest with a crown and flags. The volume is a compilation of her favorite poems, each written out in script in a very clean hand. Each poem is presented with a pencil drawing, a watercolor or a black and white engraving. The watercolors are quite exquisite with detailed landscapes, flowers, people, etc. Drawings are equally as good. There are 432 hand numbered pages with the end pages being a reference to the 61 plates and subjects. A truly wonderful volume. Housed in a red gold decorated binding in slip case. SIZE: Book is 8-1/2” x 7”. CONDITION: Very good. Outer case is as is. 9-27462 (1,500-2,500)

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755

FRENCH CARVED WALL HANGING PIPE RACK. 18th century. Small dovetailed drawer has brass knob under a shelf with top section having six cutout hooks for pipes under a top shelf with nicely carved floral crest having hanging hole. Nice old patina. SIZE: 18-3/4” h x 7-1/2” at widest x 4-1/2” at deepest. CONDITION: Some old repair but generally very good. 9-27967 (800-1,200)

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756

FINE FRENCH COUNTRY WORK TABLE. 18th century. The lift hinged lid has compartment below with molded gallery top. Below which is a long dovetailed drawer and a side dovetailed drawer with bottom molded edge shelf and four long curving legs. Nice old mellow patina. SIZE: 27-1/4” h x 16-3/4” w 11-1/2” d. CONDITION: Crack in back leg, otherwise very good. 9-27971 (1,200-1,600)

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757

FRENCH CARVED CANE SEAT SIDE CHAIR. Carved crest and back frame with carved skirt having shells and leaf design and carved cabriole legs. SIZE: 36-1/2” h x 17” seat h. CONDITION: Nice old patina, shows some use. 9-27977 (1,000-1,250)

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758

ANTIQUE FRENCH CARVED OPEN ARMCHAIR. Over upholstered seat with upholstered back and padded arms. Leaf and flower carving, old tapestry upholstery as is. Original finish. 19th Century. PROVENANCE: From a Salem, Massachusetts home. SIZE: 32” h x 16” seat h x 22” across front. CONDITION: Crack in one arm, small pieces on back side of crest missing. 9-26578 (200-400)

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759

SET OF FOUR 18TH CENTURY FRENCH BRASS CANDLESTICKS. Shaped stepped base with nice shaped stem having hexagon hub and flower form candle cup. SIZE: 10-1/2” h. CONDITION: Very good. 9-27099 (1,200-1,600)

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760

PAIR OF DOUBLE BRASS CANDLESTICKS. French, late 18th Century. Stepped turned round base has two scroll type arms with drip pans and turned candle cups. SIZE: 6-1/2” h x 7-1/4” w. CONDITION: Very good. 9-27968 (800-1,200)

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761

FINE BURL WALNUT INLAID LADIES SECRETARY. The top writing surface with small tooled leather insert. The back top section having a central door with sectioned drawer and cubby holes behind. The sides step down and hold a drawer each with decorative brass gallery. The frieze fitted with one drawer having compartments and a large wood inlaid bag drawer. All supported by four well turned legs with bottom stretcher and resting on brass caster feet. SIZE: 40-3/4” h x 27” w x 19” d. CONDITION: Generally very good. 9-28020 (2,500-3,500)

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762

JULIEN DUPRE (French, 1851-1910) “THE MID-DAY MEAL”. Oil on canvas scene shows a woman with picnic basket and jug meeting a man seated on a hay pile. He has taken off his straw hat and holds a red kerchief in his hand. She is in typical country Dutch clothing with wood shoes. Several other people are seen in background haying the field. Signed lower right. Housed in a fine gesso decorated gilt frame. Back has attachment from H & K Galleries, Pittsburgh, PA” indicating that it was bought by Carl A. Ilgenfritz on December 3, 1951. SIZE: 20-1/2” x 27-1/2”. CONDITION: Very good. 9-27618 (15,000-25,000)

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763

AUGUSTE HERBIN (French, 1882-1960) GEOMETRIC COLORS. Oil on canvas abstract scene shows black shapes on a blue top field with central circle of green and blue. The bottom half has geometric shapes on a yellow background including blue, green, black, red and white shapes. Signed center bottom “Herbin 55”. SIZE: 24” x 30”. CONDITION: Very good, one small patch to back. Craquelure. 9-27725 (6,000-8,000)

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764

LOUIS VALTAT (French, 1869-1952) FARM WITH WATER TOWER. Small oil on board landscape scene shows a small farm with red roof having water tower beside. Green grass landscape under a gray and white sky. Signed upper right “L Valtat”. Housed in an outstanding reproduction gilt gesso decorated double frame with inner velvet matte. SIGHT SIZE: 4” x 5”. CONDITION: Very good. One inpainted small chip in sky. 9-27723 (4,000-6,000)

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765

JEAN CHARLES CAZIN (French, 1841-1901) SUNSET LANDSCAPE WITH COW. Oil on canvas scene shows solitary cow drinking from small pond area under a setting sun next to heavy woods. Signed lower right. Housed in a fine regilt antique gesso decorated frame. SIZE: 6-1/4” x 10”. CONDITION: Very good, cleaned with very minor spot inpainting. 9-26945 (4,000-6,000)

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766

CHRISTIE MILO (French, 20th Century) THE FLOWER GIRLS. Outstanding oil on canvas Paris scene shows a springtime street scene having a street flower vendor manned by two girls. An elegant lady in blue dress purchases flowers. Other strollers and two-horse coach are seen on the street. Buildings and colorful trees with street light surround the scene. Signed lower right “Christie Milo”. Housed in a fine gilt shell decorated frame with white liner. Christie is a teacher of painting at the Louvre in Paris, France. SIZE: 22” x 28”. CONDITION: Very good. 5-71783 (3,000-5,000)

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767

ISAAC PAILES (French, 1895-1978) ABSTRACT PITCHER OF FLOWERS. Colorful oil on canvas scene shows a white and blue pitcher holding a large bouquet of abstract colorful flowers. Painted with a thick pallet. Signed lower left “I Pailes”. Housed in a modern blue painted and gilt molded wood frame. SIZE: 16” x 13”. CONDITION: Very good. 9-27728 (2,500-3,000)

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768

ROOM SIZE ORIENTAL CARPET. Center orange medallion on an ivory field decorated with animals, birds, trees and flowers. Multiple borders decorated with flowers and leaves. Interesting paisley shaped corners. Central corners with deer, bird and trees. SIZE: 12’3” x 9’2”. CONDITION: Very good. 9-27848 (1,000-2,000)

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769

HERIZ ORIENTAL RUNNER. Mid 20th Century. Seven medallions on a red field surrounded by multiple geometric borders. A very colorful rug. SIZE: 11’1” x 2’10” w. CONDITION: Generally very good. 9-27844 (500-800)

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770

FINE NEW YORK MAHOGANY CLASSICAL CARVED CARD TABLE. The cut corner front hinged top in nice mahogany. Veneered skirt supported by four turned and spiral leaf carved posts ending in a quatrefoil base supported by four outstretching leaf carved paw feet with brass casters. Interior having a Florian Papp label describing it as a Duncan Phyfe card table. SIZE: 29-1/2” h x 36” w x 18” d. CONDITION: Generally very good. 9-27973 (4,000-6,000)

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771

RARE AND OUTSTANDING HARPIST STOOL. Swivel seat with dolphin fish carved sides having a horizontal splat decorated with a panel of carved musical lyre. Reupholstered black seat on a swivel adjustment. An old New York antique store label to bottom. Base has four outstretching leaf carved paw feet with alternating flower panels to the hub. SIZE: 27-1/2” h fully extended. 21-1/2” h at lowest. CONDITION: Very good with nice patina. 9-27974 (4,000-6,000)

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772

SET OF SIX MAHOGANY CARVED SABER LEG CHAIRS. The nicely shaped splat with upside down heart cutout, upholstered seats, saber legs with carved knees and a carved pierce crest. CONDITION: Some repairs where crest meets stiles. One damaged. 9-27021 (900-1,200)

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773

CLASSICAL MAHOGANY DROP LEAF BREAKFAST TABLE. Shaped leaves. One dovetailed drawer without brass. The frieze with mahogany shaped inset flame panels having pendent drops below. The center turned post supported by four outstretching reeded top legs ending in heavy brass caster feet. PROVENANCE: From a fine Brunswick, Maine Estate. SIZE: 29-1/2” h x 39” x 23-1/2” (closed); 51-1/2” (open). CONDITION: Two finials have broken tips, refinished top. Generally good. 9-27474 (800-1,200)

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774

BOSTON CLASSICAL SPLIT BALUSTER MIRROR. Black and gilt split baluster frame encompasses a top raised panel with carved grape vine and grapes. The bottom with an original mirror glass. SIZE: 31-1/4” h x 16-1/2” w. CONDITION: Generally very good. 9-27956 (400-600)

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775

INTERESTING AND RARE CAST IRON CLOCK DESIGNED BY BENJAMIN FRANKLIN. Referred to as a three-wheel clock. We believe this example to be a 19th Century clock made from Franklin’s designs. The cast iron wall clock is mounted to a conforming edge molded wood back. The clock constructed of heavy cast iron and painted predominately yellow and green over an earlier blue paint. The back plate has a lyre form with dog heads at top flanking a top finial of rising sun and crescent mood. Bottom with a drop acorn finial. Steel movement has three inner wheels and carries a long cast iron pendulum, which is round with a butterfly in center. The one weight is cast iron with decorative shape. Cast iron pulley in rosette form has replaced chord. Round cast iron face is quite decorative with pierced work painted in ivory, yellow and green. SIZE: Clock without backboard is 22” h. Dial is 11-1/4” dia. CONDITION: Repainted. There is a copper added shaft for hands, two hands are present but it is unknown if they are original. Unknown working order. 9-28078 (1,000-1,500)

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776

FINE EARLY MAHOGANY QUEEN ANNE MIRROR. Rectangular original plate has a mahogany frame with gilt liner, tall carved crest with gilt urn of fruit. Bottom carved crest has gilt decoration. Top crest with a nice curving back. SIZE: 26-1/2” l x 12-1/2” w. CONDITION: Generally very good. 9-27389 (1,000-1,500)

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777

ANTIQUE SILK ORIENTAL RUG. Ivory field with all over flower decoration has multiple borders in pastel colors. Probably a Qom. SIZE: 4’4” x 2’11”. CONDITION: Dirty, consistent low pile. Good. 9-27590 (1,000-2,000)

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778

MINIATURE DUTCH THREE DRAWER BOMBE MAHOGANY CHEST. 18th century. Molded edge shaped top with bombe sides and front has three graduated drawers, each fitted with decorative hardware, carved skirt. All supported by four French type flaring feet. SIZE: 12” h x 14” w x 7-3/4” d. CONDITION: Very good. 9-27966 (2,750-3,250)

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779

FINE INLAID MAHOGANY KNIFE BOX. The shaped front box has original ring pull and chased escutcheon. The angle hinged top has oval shell inlay, the interior of top with star inlay. The top edges and front edges have a dark and light arrow corner inlay. The fitted interior is not present. SIZE: 14” h x 9” w x 10-1/2” d. CONDITION: Generally very good. 9-28005 (1,000-1,500)

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780

SMALL BURL INLAID SQUARE TEA CADDY. The hinged lid opens to reveal a removable cover with open interior. The top and front are inlaid with oval conch shell on green background. The corners with light inlay. Nice figured wood, ivory escutcheon plate. SIZE: 4-1/2” h x 5” w x 4” d. CONDITION: Very good, small corner inlay piece missing. 9-28007 (600-1,000)

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781

QUEEN ANNE CHEST ON FRAME. The upper section having a cornice molded top over six long graduated drawers. Each drawer having brass engraved bats wing pulls. Original matching base having a molded upper edge, carved and shaped apron. Raised on short cabriole legs ending in pad feet. Mid 18th Century. SIZE: 51-1/4” h x upper case 36” w x 18-1/2” d. CONDITION: Some repairs, good. 9-27936 (2,500-3,500)

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782

QUEEN ANNE TILT TOP BIRDCAGE TEA TABLE. Round top with beveled underneath edge with birdcage support. Resting on baluster and ring turned post raised on three snake feet with padded pointed feet. Fine figured top. SIZE: 32” dia x 32-3/4” x 28” h. CONDITION: Refinished, good. 9-26667 (2,000-3,000)

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783

BALL AND CLAW FOOT CHIPPENDALE SLANT FRONT DESK. Dovetailed case with molded edge drop lid, which opens to reveal a three fan carved fancy interior. Four drawers all resting on ball and claw feet and apron having large carved shell. The drawers fitted with large bat wing brasses and bale handles. SIZE: 42” h x 40-1/2” w x 18-3/4” d. CONDITION: Restored, good. Crack on side and lip damage. Holes in top where gallery once was. 9-26234 (3,000-5,000)

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784

NEW ENGLAND MAHOGANY CANOPY BED. Late 18th Century canopy bed having block and turned front posts ending in marlborough feet. The headboard posts are square and tapered with original pine headboard and retaining original flat canopy. SIZE: 83-1/2” h x 57” to outside of posts x 71” l (rails). 52” to inside of posts. CONDITION: Very good. 9-26654 (2,000-3,000)

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785

MAHOGANY CHIPPENDALE SIDE CHAIR. 18th century, probably Philadelphia. The nicely carved curving splat meets a well carved and formed crest. Slip seat with front molded edge square legs. Dovetailed stretcher, mortised side seat rails. SIZE: 39” h x 17” to top of seat rail. CONDITION: Very good, only minor old repairs including glue blocks. 9-27975 (1,000-1,500)

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786

19TH CENTURY BRASS CASED MARINE CHRONOMETER BY JOHN GRAHAM. The brass bound rosewood case has flush side brass handles and top glass. The front is fitted with a round nameplate “John Graham 8 Wapping Liverpool”. Dial has same inscription. Key is present. SIZE: 6-3/4” h x 7-1/4” dia x 7” w. CONDITION: Very good, second top lid missing. 9-28034 (4,000-6,000)

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787

FRANK HERBERT MASON (American, 1921-) “H.M.S. CAESAR”. Watercolor ship portrait of a large galleon in full sail flying British flag. A series of boats with people are rowing toward it. It is tethered to a red buoy on a calm blue sea. Two other large ships are seen beyond. Signed lower left “Frank H. Mason”. Housed in a good antique birdseye maple frame with gold liner and watercolor lined matte. SIGHT SIZE: 15” x 19-1/2”. CONDITION: Very good. 9-26616 (2,000-4,000)

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788

UNSIGNED (American, 19th Century) PORTRAIT OF THE BRIG TURK. Oil on canvas ship portrait shows a two mast, fully rigged ship sailing right to left. Sails are full with American flag off stern. A smaller boat is seen of stern flying ships pennant “Robin”. The bottom painted legend states “Brig Turk W. H. Chase Portland”. The ship is seen with a colorful figure head, seven figures aboard and a very interesting background of a coastal village scene with shipyards, houses and hills in the background. Housed in a fine lemon-gold modern replacement frame. SIZE: 18” x 24”. CONDITION: Good with inpainting corresponding to three patches on reverse. 9-27564 (2,500-4,000)

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789

H. IVES (American, 19th/20th Century) SHIP PORTRAIT OF THE GRAND TURK. Oil on canvas scene shows a two-mast gun boat in full sail sailing left to right with three other boats in foreground. There are six men on deck and flies a large American flag off stern. Another boat is moored next to low land with houses. A lighthouse is seen off point of land. The bottom legend is painted “The letter of Marque Brig Grand Turk of 14 guns, Wm. Austin Com’der, Off Pemaquid 1817”. Housed in a modern birdseye maple frame with gray linen liner. An old label from the Fenway Art Center Boston, Mass is affixed to back stretcher. SIZE: 25-3/4” x 36”. CONDITION: Relined, craquelure. Inpainting and restoration to sky. Fair to good. 9-28072 (1,500-2,500)

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790

JEROME HOWES (American, 1955-) SHIP PORTRAIT OF THE “CONQUEROR”. Outstanding contemporary oil on canvas ship portrait of the black hulled three-mast sailing ship “Conqueror”. It sails right to left with ten figures aboard under full sail flying American flag at stern. A point of land is seen on left with lighthouse. Signed lower right. Housed in a gilt molded wood frame. SIZE: 24” x 36”. CONDITION: Very good to excellent. 9-27416 (1,000-2,000)

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791

FINE SHADOWBOX DIORAMA OF THE SHIP “THOMAS LAWSON”. Seven-mast ship shows in full sail having a green hull and white deck. Fully rigged on a blue plaster ocean against a painted blue cloudy background. She was built in 1902 in Quincy, Massachusetts and was the only seven-mast schooner ever built. SIZE: 26” h x 50” w x 5” d. CONDITION: Very good. 9-27696 (3,500-5,000)

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792

NEW ENGLAND CHIPPENDALE TWO PART SECRETARY. Maple and curly maple. Upper section with pediment top having three old brass finials and double doors with raised arch panels. Lower section with slanted hinged writing surface, well appointed interior, four graduated drawers. All resting on ogee bracket feet. SIZE: 84” h x 39” w x 18” d. CONDITION: Very good, replaced brasses. 9-26640 (6,000-9,000)

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793

HEPPLEWHITE MAHOGANY CARD TABLE. Modified D form having hinged leaf and fifth swing leg, conforming shaped frieze. Raised on square tapered legs having extensive inlay. Mid Atlantic states, probably Baltimore. Circa 1785-1800. SIZE: 29-3/4” h x 36-1/4” l x 18” d. CONDITION: Very good. 9-26655 (5,000-7,000)

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794

18TH CENTURY CARVED QUEEN ANNE WING CHAIR FRAME. Probably Boston area. Back top crest with writing which appears to say “Cleveland” which may correspond to a Charleston, Massachusetts joiner that worked in the early 1700’s. A well defined winged structure with rolled arms, nicely carved front legs with leaf and scroll design. SIZE: 42” h x 34-1/2” across arms x 11” to top of seat rail. CONDITION: Very good. 9-28028 (8,000-12,000)

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795

ANTIQUE SHERATON WING BACK CHAIR. Excellent form raised on tapering turned frontal legs. Originally from a Northwest Harbor Estate. SIZE: 47” h x 34” across front arms. CONDITION: Very good. 9-26632 (3,000-4,000)

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796

WHALE BONE IVORY SWIFT. The ivory clamp base has adjustment with an ivory screw tap. The top with turned finial. Mounted on a wood stand. SIZE: Overall is 23”. CONDITION: A couple of staves repaired and one needs repair. The locking collar is in half and will not support adjustment. Otherwise very good. 9-27107 (1,000-1,500)

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797

PAIR OF DECORATED SCRIMSHAW WHALE’S TEETH. The antique teeth are decorated with Victorian ladies, one titled “Mrs. Horn”. The other “Mrs. Warren”. Very lightly done. SIZE: 4-1/2” and 5”. CONDITION: There are age cracks; roughness on one of the teeth. 9-26683 (500-800)

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798

UNUSUAL WHALE VERTEBRAE FOLK ART TABLE. Base appears to be of whale vertebrae. Top with tent like frame with side triangles. SIZE: 44” h x 31” w x 16” d. CONDITION: Some ball ornamentation missing, one triangular side is missing. Good. 9-26638 (300-800)

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799

OUTSTANDING BOUND VOLUME OF NAUTICAL CHARTS. This antique, large book has a sail cloth covering which is stitched to stay. The first chart has the name “Josiah Sturgis, Canton 1828”. The charts in this book were published by James Horsburgh. The charts indicate that they were an accompaniment to “The Book of Directions for Navigating To, From, and In the East Indies” and mentions the United East India Co. There are 26 charts all in black and white and all dated in the early 1800’s. Found in the book are seven documents relating to the Port of Salem, MA and includes one on the Schooner Atlantic. SIZE: Size of charts vary, but generally 26” x 39”. CONDITION: Very good, with two maps having a large stain. 9-27702 (400-600)

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800

INTERESTING AND RARE COWRIE SHELL INKWELL. Large shell has glass inkwell insert and hinged mother of pearl lid. SIZE: 3-1/2” l x 2” h. CONDITION: Very good. 9-27565 (400-800)

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801

FINE FOLK ART SIDEWHEELER SHIP MODEL OF THE “MASSACHUSETTS”. The green and white hulled model has three decks painted in white with light green trim. Double smoke stack with red wheels and nicely detailed features. On one side of the wheel house is a decorative seal similar to Massachusetts. The Massachusetts was part of the Providence & Stonington Steamship Company and ran between New York and Boston. Other steamers included the Connecticut and Rhode Island. SIZE: 20” h x 58” l x 17” w. CONDITION: Generally very good. 9-27693 (4,500-6,500)

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802

CURRIER & IVES (Publisher, 19th Century) “PADDLEWHEEL STEAMSHIP MASSACHUSETTS”. Listed in Conningham’s checklist as no. 4688. A large folio lithograph showing the side wheel steamship Massachusetts sailing left to right in green ocean. The legend indicates it is from the Providence and Stonington Steamship Company and ran between New York and Boston via Providence. Housed in a fine reproduction gilt frame with wide watercolor matte. SIGHT SIZE: 23-3/4” x 35”. IMAGE SIZE: 19” x 33-1/2”. CONDITION: Not examined out of frame. Restoration to multiple tears which go into the image. Fair to good. 9-27694 (1,000-1,500)

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803

CARVED AND PAINTED U.S. SHIELD BY HENRY COLE. The well carved shield painted in red, white and blue with raised stripes and stars. On back is carved title and artist. Also a piece of paper stating the “He was in the Civil War from Wilton, Maine”. SIZE: 8-3/4” x 6-1/2”. CONDITION: Very good, a small old chip off very edge. 9-27212 (300-600)

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804

PAIR OF FABULOUS CARVED AND DECORATED FOLK ART FRAMES. Similar frames are five sided in twig form with interior having two oval cutouts for portraits. Around the two ovals are carved shields, diamonds, fans and segmented wheels. At one time there were leaves applied to each of the five corners and only three are present. Circa Civil War period. SIZE: 14-1/2” dia. CONDITION: Generally very good. There are some breaks at the end of twigs. 9-27676 (400-800)

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805

LOT OF NAVAL COMMANDER UNIFORMS. Lot consists of a cap adorned with insignia and oak leaves, a formal jacket with three bars and stars at sleeves and six brass buttons and pants with label of Devlin Company, New York; another jacket with eighteen buttons and Commander insignia. A vest, pair of paints and another blue coat with no brass buttons. CONDITION: Shows use. 9-27475 (250-400)

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806

THEODORE ROOSEVELT SIGNED LETTER AND APPROXIMATELY FORTY NOVELS. The letter on “Outlook” letterhead, dated 8.29.11. “Dear Fred, I am more than pleased to be in my own home! Nevertheless I know well just the kind of enjoyment you are having. Give my warm regard to Mrs. Stimson”. One page, 12mo on Outlook letterhead in fine condition with four corrections in Roosevelt’s hand. Accompanied by approximately forty titled (plus some in duplicate) of Stimson’s novels, biographies, children’s books, poetry, dramas, musical lyrics, off prints, scholarly treatises and law books (some of which remain in print). Stimson, a true polymath, was elevated to the American Academy of Arts and Letters in 1898. His papers are achieved at the Houghton Library and other scholarly repositories which contain his correspondence with Edith Wharton and James and others. This collection is notable for its many signed copies, two finely bound manuscripts, printer’s copies, copies with the author’s hand written revisions, ornate publisher’s bindings and the like. There are numerous items of correspondence from academics, financers, publishers, political figures and others. A most desirable collection. CONDITION: Generally good, shows some use. 9-27157 (750-1,000)

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807

THEODORE ROOSEVELT SIGNED LETTER. The typed letter pen signed on White House letterhead as President of the United States. Dated October 31, 1907. Marked “Personal”. The recipient, Frederic J. Stimson (1855-1943) was Harvard professor of comparative legislation, Wilson’s ambassador to Argentina (1914-1921, co-founder of the “Harvard Lampoon” and the author of notable works of both fiction and law. Roosevelt writes “assuming” Stimson was misquoted in the Boston Record Herald in his assertion the Roosevelt (“or his agent”) had inappropriately contacted “a certain other Judge-a higher Judge-was approached…and asked whether he would affirm this decision if it were appealed and cam before his court…”. Folio sheet folded to one page, 8vo, in fine condition with the original Whit House envelope also headed (in blue) “Personal”. Accompanied by a fair copy in Stimson’s hand refusing the President’s request that Stimson deny in the press “…the slanderous and absolutely baseless falsehood in question…”. SIZE: 9” x 7”. CONDITION: Very good. 9-27155 (750-1,000)

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808

THEODORE ROOSEVELT SIGNED LETTER. The typed letter pen signed on White House letterhead as President of the United States. Dated June 14th, 1906. The recipient, Frederic J. Stimson (1855-1943) was Harvard professor of comparative legislation, Wilson’s ambassador to Argentina (1914-1921, co-founder of the “Harvard Lampoon” and the author of notable works of both fiction and law. Roosevelt writes “My Dear Stimson”. Regarding an earlier letter by Stimson and giving thanks for a syllabus provided the President by the recipient. “Yes, question 2 warrants your quotation from Browning, and I am not surprised that the class should have given as many distinct answers as if they were required clearly to explain some of Browning’s own more intricate poems”. Folio sheet folded to one page, 8vo, fine with four correction in Roosevelt’s hand. SIZE: 9” x 7”. CONDITION: Very good. 9-27156 (500-750)

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809

LOT OF THEODORE ROOSEVELT RELATED FIRST EDITION BOOKS. Approximately eight First Editions by or about Theodore Roosevelt. Most are very good to fine including the now quite scarce Roosevelt in the Badlands by Herman Hagedorn, Through the Brazilian Wilderness, Fear God and Take Your Own Part, An Autobiography all by Theodore Roosevelt. Jacob Riis’s Theodore Roosevelt the Citizen and others. CONDITION: Generally good, shows some use. 9-27158 (300-400)

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810

CRICHTON (American, Early 20th Century) “WAUGH I’LL BITE YOU”. Watercolor political cartoon shows a mustachioed Teddy Roosevelt in a canoe paddling along a river with forest in background. A moose is looking on knee deep in water with text bubble “Waugh I’ll Bite You”. A small frog sits on a lily pad with text bubble “Gur-r-r-r-up”. Housed in a period stained oak frame. SIGHT SIZE: 19-1/2” x 13-1/2”. CONDITION: Good, some toning to bottom edge. 9-96665 (250-350)

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811

EARLY CARVED WOOD MOLDING PLANE WITH CARVED SILHOUETTE OF FRANKLIN. Small early plane complete with blade and wood holder has a profile cut into the top section, which resembles Benjamin Franklin. An interesting bit of folk art. SIZE: 5-3/4” l. CONDITION: Split to side otherwise good. 9-26913 (350-650)

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812

BLACK PAINTED LEATHER FIRE BUCKET SIGNED “N. WHITE”. Impress signature on either side of vertical stitching “N. White”. Handle and rings intact. PROVENANCE: From a Portland, Maine home. SIZE: 14″ h to top of rim. CONDITION: Generally very good, small hole below strap ring and rim. Separation in handle. 9-27867 (800-1,200)

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813

PAINTED LEATHER FIRE BUCKET “T PARSONS 1796”. Body having a green paint with mustard lettering “T Parsons No 1 1796”. SIZE: 10-1/2″ h to top of rim. Handle and rings intact. CONDITION: The paint surface has considerable consolidation and shows traces of red amongst the green. Good. 9-27868 (800-1,200)

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814

GREENISH/BLACK PAINTED LEATHER FIRE BUCKET. Unusual wood base which is tacked in on the side of the stitched bottom rim. PROVENANCE: Found in Rockland, Maine. SIZE: 13″ h to top of rim. CONDITION: Very good with only minor scraped. 9-27870 (600-1,000)

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815

PAINTED LEATHER FIRE BUCKET “W. F. S. SIDNEY G. EVANS 1_37”. Red body fire bucket has a black rim and handle with gold banners having black writing as follows “W.F.S. Instituted 1801 Sidney G. Evans 1_37”. This bucket we believe is either repainted or used as a presentation in 1937. Handle and rings attached. Found in the bucket is a tool purportedly used on a fire engine. PROVENANCE: Found on Orr’s Island, Maine. SIZE: 12-1/2″ h to top of rim. CONDITION: Some loss to paint through writing including the second digit in the date. Otherwise very good. 9-27871 (500-800)

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816

LOT OF FOUR PAINTED LEATHER FIRE BUCKETS. Three with handles, one with detached handle. Colors are red and black. One with over paint with original decoration underneath which can be seen of a banner and burning house. SIZE: Range from 11-1/2″ to 13-1/2″ to tops of rims. CONDITION: Fair to good. 9-27879 (500-800)

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817

PAINTED LEATHER FIRE BUCKET. “B & M. R. R.” Boston and Maine Railroad bucket in green with mustard lettering. Also “S”. SIZE: 13-3/4″ h to top of rim. CONDITION: Handle is present with rings but unattached. Otherwise very good. 9-27875 (400-600)

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818

FINE PAINTED LEATHER BUCKET “JONATHAN SMITH 1829”. Windsor green bucket has a mustard and black bordered banner with date below. The lettering has a black shadow on mustard letters. Black top and bottom rim. SIZE: 12-3/4″ h to top of rim. CONDITION: Missing handle. Hole in bottom and wear to top rim. 9-27874 (300-500)

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819

PAINTED LEATHER FIRE BUCKET “F. W. LAWTON 1839”. Green fire bucket has a banner in mustard and black design with mustard lettering “F W. Lawton” under which is “No 1 1839”. Black top rim. SIZE: 11″ h to top of rim. CONDITION: Poor to fair, handle missing. 9-27877 (300-500)

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820

PAINTED LEATHER FIRE BUCKET “I. H. BROWN 1847”. Green bucket has red scrolled banner with black writing “W. F.C.” under which is a date in a blue shadowed red “1847”. Leaf decorated scroll banner below has black lettering “I. H. Brown”. SIZE: 13″ to top of rim. CONDITION: As is, handle missing, rings present. Fair to good paint. 9-27876 (300-500)

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821

LOT OF SIX FIRE BUCKETS. Including two reproduction, one English cylinder type with family crest, English with copper rim, composition marked “Marquette Hotel” and another wood base leather base with gilt rim. SIZES: Range from 9″ to 16″ to tops of rims. CONDITION: Fair to good. 9-27880 (300-500)

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822

LOT OF THREE PAINTED LEATHER FIRE BUCKETS. All with damage. One in green with “Mathew L. Bevan & Co. Friendship”. Another in gray with “No. 30”. Last one “J. R.”. SIZES: Approximately 12″ to top of rims. CONDITION: As noted above. 9-27878 (250-400)

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823

PAINTED LEATHER FIRE BUCKET “C R PARKER NO 1”. Greenish/black bucket with mustard lettering. Older writing can be seen under bright light. SIZE: 12-1/2″ h to top of rim. CONDITION: Handle is as is and is held on by wire. Otherwise good. 9-27872 (250-400)

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824

COMMEMORATIVE PAINTED LEATHER FIRE BUCKET. “For Scarborough Maine”. Decorated with a spread wing eagle in gold holding banner “Free Trade and Sailor’s Rights” with incorporation date 1658″. Signed by the artist “LBC”. SIZE: 13″ h to top of rim. CONDITION: Very good. 9-27873 (250-400)

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825

G. BUTOGA ? (French-American (?) 19th-20th Century) PORTRAIT OF THE SHIP “SWEET II”. Large oil on canvas depicting a large two-mast sailing vessel “Sweet II”. Flying the American flag with dory and small sailboats in the foreground. Signed lower right. Nice bright colors and bold image. Framed in a simple wood frame. Reverse of picture with remnants of old labels, “Salon de la Marine, nom George Butoga?. . . etc.” SIZE: 48-1/2” x 32-3/4”. CONDITION: Some in-painting on left hand side of ship, and a few teeny losses of paint. 8-87353 (1,500-2,500)

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826

UNSIGNED (American (?) 19th Century). Civil War (?) scene with cannon and artillery men. This small oil on panel reminiscent of Homer’s work during the Civil War, depicts four figures at a snowy-covered fortification with huge cannons. The figures all dressed in blue military uniforms, and could possible be Union soldiers (?). Framed in an antique repainted gold gesso frame. SIZE: 4-1/4” h x 5-3/4” w. CONDITION: Oil on panel fine. Frame with minute imperfections. 8-87352. (850-1,250)

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827

LEON GIRARDET (French 1857-1895). “MAID IN STORM WITH UMBRELLA”. This delightful watercolor on paper depicts a beautiful young French maid in a windy dilemma. The driving rain has inverted her umbrella. Signed in lower right, “Amon Adis Edward Wickham Leon Girardet”. Matted and framed in a simple gesso frame. SIZE: 11-3/4” h x 18-1/2” w. CONDITION: Generally very good. Frame has slight imperfection. 8-87351 (1,750-2,250)

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828

SIGNED (French 20th Century) “CHILDREN ON A BEACH”. Impressionist watercolor of a boy and a girl seated on a sunny beach. In the background numerous boats and figures. Signed lower right, Pavil. Housed in a simple black frame. SIZE: 8” h x 10-1/2” w. CONDITION: Very good. 8-87350 (1,750-2,250)

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829

HENRI FRANCOIS PERRET (FRENCH 1825-?). Lazy river with figures. Nicely executed oil on canvas depicting a large tree-lined river with a stone bridge. In the foreground two boats; one with a figure in it. Signed lower right “Perret”. Framed in an antique gold gesso frame. SIZE: CONDITION: Oil on canvas, very nice. Frame slight imperfections. 8-87349 (4,500-6,500)

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830

ANTIQUE DOWER CHEST WITH ORNATE PENNSYLVANIA-STYLE DECORATION. This early 19th century pine dower chest, fitted with a lidded compartment on the interior. The outer surface decorated with an overall sponge decoration and having free-hand painted panels on front, top and sides. The panels each with urns of ornate and elaborate flowers. The base with applied feet and the lid fitted with a lock mechanism (key and lock plate included inside). The decoration exhibits considerable age but may not be the original decoration. SIZE: 46”w x 19”d x 24”h. CONDITION: General wear and overall scuffs and abrasions dispersed over the surface of the chest. A couple of small patches of paint and gesso missing on the right front side. A drying split in the front panel, otherwise generally good and very decorative. 9-28093 (1,500-2,500)

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831

18TH CENTURY BOW BACK WINDSOR CHAIR IN OLD DARK GREEN PAINT. Nine spindle hoop-back Windsor chair with shaped and formed seat having nice bulbous turned splayed base in an old (but probably not original) dark green paint finish. SIZE: 34”h x 16-1/2”w (to top of back), 18”h (to top of seat). CONDITION: Hoop back split at very top with an old patch on one of the lower cross stretchers. One leg lengthened by an inch. Other minor imperfections but generally good. 9-28099 (375-575)

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832

RARE AMERICAN HISTORICAL BLUE & WHITE STAFFORDSHIRE CUP. Handled cup depicts the Boston state house in Boston. SIZE: 3-1/2” dia (top). CONDITION: Professional restoration to side. 9-27992 (250-350)

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833

HISTORICAL BLUE STAFFORDSHIRE UNDER LINER TRAY. An oval under liner tray with a very nice stencil image titled on reverse, “London Views; Part of Regent Street”. Stamped Wood. A nice strong image of a building with carriages and figures in front. SIZE: 11” h x 14” w. CONDITION: Extremely tight one inch hairline in edge by handle. Otherwise, generally very good. 9-27991 (900-1,250)

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834

HISTORICAL BLUE STAFFORDSHIRE COVERED VEGETABLE DISH. Square shaped dish. Stamped on reverse, “Italian Scenery by Enoch Wood”. The lid fitted with a flower-shaped handle with very strong blue transfer image. The interior of the bowl also with nice blue transfer image. SIZE: 9-3/4” sq. CONDITION: Very tight 1” to 2” hairline on edge of top lid. Otherwise, very good. 9-27990 (1,000-1,500)

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835

MICHAEL CAIC (French, 19th CENTURY). Oil on panel depicting tree-lined pond with fishermen approaching the pond. Signed in lower right. Caic is a listed artist. Framed, matted with purple burgundy velvet and on a nice Victorian-styled gesso gilt frame which appears to be the original. There is an old framing label of reverse of frame. “Havard-Freres, 123 Bol Montparnasse”. . .etc. SIZE: 6-1/2” h x 9” w. CONDITION: Very good. 8-87345 (2,250-3,250)

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836

FREDERICK LOIUS LEVÉ (FRENCH, PARIS 1877-?). “A VILLAGE STREAM”. Oil on canvas signed in lower right F. Levé, a listed artist, depicts a bridge-covered stream flowing through a village with stone buildings on either side. Framed in an antique gold gesso frame. SIZE: 13” h x 16” w. CONDITION: Painting very good, frame with some imperfections and old repairs. 8-87346 (2,000-3,000)

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836A

JULES DUPRE (French, 1811-1889). Barbizon-style painting depicting cart and family figures in a tree-covered landscape. Two figures in the cart, a small child behind the cart and a figure standing off to the side of the road. Framed in an ornate gilt period frame with the reverse of the frame with an old Christie’s auction house label. SIZE: 10-1/4” h x 16”w. CONDITION: Re-backed with replacement stretcher. Frame with very small imperfections. 9-27838 (4,800-5,800)

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837

R. CHAGOIT (?) (French Late 19th-20th Century). “PARISIAN STREET SCENE”. Oil on board of antique impressionist image of Parisian street scene with numerable figures. A monument in the background; buildings to the right in snowy landscape. Signed lower right what appears to be “R. Chaguit”?. Framed in an elaborate Victorian gilt gesso frame. SIZE: 11-3/4” h x 14-3/4” w. CONDITION: Oil on panel very good. Ornate frame with some imperfections. 8-87347 (3,500-4,500)

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838

A. ROY (French (?) 19th Century). “BRINGING IN THE HAY”. A wonderful oil on wood panel depicting a 19th century haying scene. Work horses with hay wagon and two farmers. One drinking from a flask. A cottage and hill in the background. Nice bright painting. Signed in lower right. Framed in an antique, (probable original), Victorian gesso frame. SIZE: 10-1/2” x 8-5/8”. CONDITION: Oil on panel very good. Frame with only minute imperfections. 8-87348 (3,500-5,500)

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839

HEPPLEWHITE-STYLE INLAID PEMBROKE TABLE WITH DRAWER. This fine mahogany custom table with original label on the interior drawer, “Dutch Woodcraft Shop, Zeeland, Michigan”. Features beautiful inlaid legs, drawer and top. Legs with bellflower decoration, the top oval with drop leaves. Circa first half of the 20th century. CONDITION: Generally very good. 9-28096 (275-475)

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840

EARLY POLYCHROME DELFT STEIN. 17th Century. Having pewter lid inscribed, “J. H. M.” Decorated with yellow, manganese, blue and green flowers and having a pewter-rimmed bottom. SIZE: 9-3/4”h. CONDITION: A couple of tight hairline cracks on the side. Polychrome is bright and undamaged. Pewter with nice old patina. (600-900)

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841

NICK VAN DER PLAS (Dutch, 1954-) FIGURES ON A BEACH. Oil on wood panel. Bright impressionist depiction of numerous figures at the beach. Signed lower left, “Van Der Plas”. Framed in an ornate antique-style reproduction gold frame. Also, signed on reverse of wood panel. Plas is known for his coloristic impressionist beach scenes. SIZE: 5” h x 7” w. CONDITION: Painting and frame very good. 9-27993 (1,000-1,500)

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842

E. VILLARD?, MINENCHEN (European?, 19th Century) SWIFT BROOK IN FOREST. 19th Century oil on canvas depicting a rushing brook in a deep forest. Signed lower right but difficult to read, appears to be E. Villard Minenchen. Framed in original gilt gesso antique Victorian frame. SIZE: 14-1/4” h x 10-1/4”w. CONDITION: Oil on canvas generally good, frame with minor imperfections. 9-27987 (450-650)

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843

A. BONNALLE? (French, Late 18th/Early 19th Century) “LE DUQUESNE DE 80 CANNON”. Watercolor on paper depicting French man-o-war in full sail flying French flag. Other vessels in the background. Signed in the lower right what appears to be A. Z. Bonnalle. Titled, “Le Duquesne de Ad Cannon Commandé par M. Casy Capt de Voisseau, 1835. Framed in a simple black wood frame. SIZE: 15” x 20-1/4”. CONDITION: Paper is slightly toned allover, otherwise appears to be generally good. (2,750-3,750)

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844

JEAN LARONZE (FRENCH 1852-1937). Oil on wood panel. Impressionist oil on wood panel depicting three ladies with wide-brimmed hats on the edge of a sunny lake. Signed in lower right, “Jean Laronze, 1902”. Framed in a nice antique gesso frame. SIZE: 6-1/4” h x 9-1/2” w. CONDITION: Very good. Frame with slight imperfection. Oil on panel, very good. 8-87342 (4,000-6,000)

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845

GASPAR MIRO LLEO (French, 1859-1930) “PARK ST. MARTIN”. This small, wonderful oil on panel depicting Park St. Martin with an image of old Paris in late 19th Century. Innumerable horse-drawn carriages and figures line the street in this early winter scene. Signed in lower right, “G. Miro”, and framed in an old, simple gold gesso frame. SIZE: 7-1/2” h x 9-3/8” w. CONDITION: Painting is very good. Frame has minute imperfections. 8-87341 (5,500-7,500)

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846

LE ROUX (20th Century) PARISIAN STREET SCENE. This lovely oil on panel is nearly similar, and perhaps almost identical to the works of Edouard Cortes. Depicts a late 19th or early 20th century Parisian street scene with numerous figures, apartments, store fronts, and a horse-drawn carriage. Signed in lower right, framed in an old gesso gold frame. SIZE: 16” h x 24” w. CONDITION: Oil in very good condition. Frame with minor imperfections. 8-87340 (5,500-8,500)

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847

VICTOR GABRIEL GILBERT (French, 1847-1933) “CHILDREN EATING PIE”. Charming image of two children seated on a stoop eating berry pie. A boy and girl, both wearing blue dresses. Signed lower left, Victor Gilbert. Framed in a nice replica gesso-type frame. SIZE: 11-3/4” h x 15-1/4” w. CONDITION: Very good. 8-87339 (10,000-12,000)

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848

CONTINENTAL 18TH CENTURY TWO PART CARVED WALNUT CUPBOARD. In two sections. The smaller top section has a central locked door with key flanked by two slides which open to reveal a shelf interior. Each having vine carving and half fluted columns. The central door with panel of tall basket with roses. The iron decorative pulls and hardware are very nice. The bottom main section has two side by side drawers with original locks and key present. Each fitted with two decorative iron bale handles. Under which are two large carved doors each with central raised panel of classical urn with flowers framed by a nice molding. Behind which are two shelves. All raised on two French style carved legs and block back legs. Sides with three raised panels. A fabulous piece of carved furniture with great patina. SIZE: 59” h x 25” d x 55-1/2” at widest. CONDITION: Very good with some minor repairs. 9-27233 (1,500-2,500)

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849

EARLY CONTINENTAL INLAID TABLE CABINET. Rectangular cabinet, probably set on stand at one time. Fall front has large original lock and key, decorative escutcheon plate and side locks. The front has light and dark vine inlay with central shield. Opens to reveal three doors with each having three faux drawer front. Each having inlay and ripple molding decoration. Side carrying handles on a dovetailed case. Appears to be 18th Century. SIZE: 19” h x 38” w x 14-1/4” d. CONDITION: Generally good. 9-27235 (500-1,000)

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850

ENGLISH TILT TOP MAHOGANY CARVED TEA TABLE. The pie crust carved top has six ovals separated by a pierce carved Prince of Wales plume. Supported by a carved urn form post with plume decoration. Supported by three outstretching snake legs having peacock feather carving and pad carved strap feet. SIZE: 27-3/4” h x 30” dia top. CONDITION: Generally very good. Some scrapes to its old finish. Missing its tilt latch. 9-27440 (4,500-6,500)

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851

GEORGE III MAHOGANY INLAID THREE TIER DUMB WAITER. Each tier with dish top and inlaid circular band. The central post with urn carved base having three outstretching snake legs with pad feet and inlaid flower decorated knees. The top two posts have ribbed carved urns. SIZE: 42” h x 25” w. CONDITION: Very good. 9-27151 (2,000-3,000)

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852

OVERSIZE ORIENTAL CARPET. All over design with a large central geometric medallion. Colors of blue, red and ivory. SIZE: 11’7” x approximately 17’6”. CONDITION: Extremely worn, being sold as is. 9-27017 (500-1,000)

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853

GEORGIAN OVAL WINE COOLER. Slatted wood oval tub has two brass wide bands and side carrying handles. 19th Century. SIZE: 8” h x 23-1/2” w x 17” d. CONDITION: Very good. 9-27089 (500-1,000)

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854

FINE REGENCY ROSEWOOD SARCOPHAGUS TEA CADDY. Beaded decorated mansard cover, brass inlaid escutcheon and end ring lifts with fine double box interior with center compartment for bowl which is not present. First quarter of the 19th Century. SIZE: 7” h x 12” l. CONDITION: Very good. 9-27898 (400-600)

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855

OUTSTANDING ANTIQUE CARVED AND PAINTED CAROUSEL HORSE ATTRIBUTED TO FREDERICK HEYN. The outside row horse has old paint surface in white with brown saddle having blue and gold dressing. Rhinestone decorated bridle and older paint layers beneath existing old paint. Large carved tail rests on right back leg. The right flowing mane is well carved, the head is down with horizontal carved ears. Front left leg is bent up with other down. Nicely carved saddle. Stands on its own, the back legs have a wood plate attached to bottom. SIZE: 43-1/2” h x 56” l. CONDITION: Generally very good with scrapes and chips to paint. 9-27582 (5,500-7,500)

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856

VICTORIAN DAPPLE ROCKING HORSE. The large rockers in lime green paint holds a large horse with black and cream colored paint having spots. Original leather and cloth attached saddle. SIZE: 33” h x 40” length of horse. Total is 61-1/2” l. 13-1/2” w. CONDITION: Mane and tail missing, some chipping and cracking to paint surface, especially around legs. Otherwise good. 9-27530 (2,000-3,000)

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857

CARVED AND PAINTED WOOD CAROUSEL HORSE. The outside horse has large carved mane, open mouth with carved saddle in running style with front bent legs and outstretching back legs. An old paint surface has an ivory background with light and medium blanket under a brown saddle. It comes with a floor stand with old red and green painted pole with hook. SIZE: 38” h x 52” l. CONDITION: Generally very good, chip to one ear. 9-27114 (1,200-1,600)

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858

PAINTED AND CARVED WOOD CAROUSEL HORSE. The repainted horse in a grayish color has brightly colored blue, red and brown saddle. Black mane with black hooves and tail. SIZE: 30” h x 54” l. CONDITION: Strap repairs to legs, one leg very loose. Fair. 9-27088 (1,000-1,500)

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