Annual End of Summer Antique & Fine Art Auction
New Record for Summer Auction
Totals Over $5,000,000!

Auction: August 23-26, 2011

Preview: August 25, 2011

Please Note: All prices include the hammer price plus the buyer’s premium, which is paid by the buyer as part of the purchase price. The prices noted here after the auction are considered unofficial and do not become official until after the 46th day.

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1036
Revised: 8/22/2011

Additional Information: The bowl with the scalloped edge has a professional restoration at the top edge. The teapot has a chip and repair on the lid rim.

FOUR DECORATED WORCESTER TABLEWARES. Late 18th/early 19th century. Comprising a teapot and covered sugar, floral decorated in underglaze blue, each with matching floral knop. Each marked with a solid blue crescent. A bowl with scalloped edge decorated overall with floral sprays and butterflies in underglaze blue, unmarked. A bowl polychrome decorated in the Imari pallette marked beneath with a solid blue crescent. Ex Ruth Troiani. SIZE: Teapot 8 1/2″H; Sugarbowl 4 1/2″; Diameters of bowls 6″. PROVENANCE: From the private collection of Dorothy-Lee Jones. CONDITION: Very good overall. No imperfections or restorations noted. 9-23273 (800-1,200)

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1128
Revised: 8/22/2011

Additional Information: In reference to the photo of the four plates; one of the bottom plates has a small, old professional repair to the rim edge.

TWO PAIR OF CHINESE POLYCHROME DECORATED BOWLS. 20th Century. The first decorated with floral and berry vinery centering a large stylized flower. The reverse similarly decorated and with an out-of-period Ming Dynasty mark of the Wan Li Period (1563-1620). The second pair of delicate scrolling polychrome vinery. The reverse densely decorated with floral vinery. Bottom with out-of-period mark of the Ch’ing Dynasty, Yung Cheng Period (1723-1735). SIZE: 7-3/4″ dia.; 7-1/2″ dia. respectively. PROVENANCE: From the private collection of Dorothy-Lee Jones. CONDITION: Overall very good for both pair with minimal and minor roughness to edges. 9-23276 (600-900)

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1142
Revised: 8/22/2011

Additional Information: There is a very small, old shrinkage crack on the back of the dog’s neck.

FINE JAPANESE IVORY CARVING OF PEKINGESE. Late 19th Century, Japanese. Depicting a Pekingese with ribbon bow tie frolicking on its back, all four paws extended with abalone eyes. Signed on bottom of base. SIZE: 2-1/2″ h x 3-1/2″ l. PROVENANCE: From the private collection of Dorothy-Lee Jones. CONDITION: Very good overall with nice color and patina. 9-23306 (600-700)

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1251
Revised: 8/22/2011

Additional Information: We cataloged and believed this to be Mutton-Fat Jade with pleasant color imperfections. One viewer has suggested it may be carved Agate. We do not guarantee either, we only share this with you, you will need to make your own decision.

FINE LEAF FORM MUTTON-FAT JADE DISH. 19th century. Carved in the form of a deep dish with inverted wavy rim and decorated on the exterior with foliate vinery rendered to incorporate the amber occlusions as part of each leaf. SIZE: 1-3/4″ h x 5-1/2″ l x 4-1/2″ w. PROVENANCE: Robert Frederick Woolworth Estate, Monmouth, Maine. (F.W. Woolworth Store). CONDITION: Very fine with nicely polished and finished surfaces. Small jagged roughness to leaf edge on inverted rim. Otherwise very good. 9-23567 (400-600)

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2030
Revised: 8/22/2011

Please Note: There is a typo in the title. It is not Stell and Shevis Williams, it is William and Stell Shevis.

STELL & SHEVIS WILLIAMS (American, Mid 20th Century) “CAMDEN HARBOR-MAINE”. Colorful silkscreen scene shows lobster boat & dinghies in a harbor with town & hill background. Pencil titled lower left. Signed and dated “66” lower right. Housed in its original wood frame with glass & white trim. SIZE: Sight: 10-1/2″ x 13″. CONDITION: Very good. 9-22285 (500-1,000)

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2031
Revised: 8/22/2011

Please Note: There is a typo in the title. It is not Stell and Shevis Williams, it is William and Stell Shevis.

STELL & SHEVIS WILLIAMS (American, Mid 20th Century) “FARM IN SUMMER”. Framed serigraph shows a Camden, Maine scene of a connected farmhouse below blue hills under blue & white sky. Pencil titled bottom left. Signed and dated “68” from an edition of 100. Original biographical card on reverse. Housed in its original deep white painted frame with glass and white matte. SIZE: Sight: 10-1/2″ x 18-1/2″. CONDITION: Very good. 9-22287 (400-600)

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2114
Revised: 8/22/2011

Additional Information: We have been told that this work might not be by Benson and thus we do not guarantee it.

FRANK WESTON BENSON (AMERICAN, 1862 – 1951) FLIGHT OF DUCKS. Large watercolor wildlife scene shows a flock of 19 ducks flying over ocean waves. A colorful sky in blues and yellows is reflected in the choppy ocean. Signed lower left, “F. W. BENSON 29″. Housed in a fine gilt wood frame with line highlighted mat. SIZE: Sight size: 22-1/2″ x 30-1/4”. PROVENANCE: From a private Virginia collection. CONDITION: Very good. 9-20273 (20,000-40,000)

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2253
Revised: 8/22/2011

Additional Information: Painting is as cataloged, however, we overlooked mentioning that it is relined.

THEODORE WORES (American, 1859-1939) THE BUTTERFLY KIMONO. Large oil on canvas portrait of a woman wearing a light color kimono decorated with colorful butterflies and having a deep blue central sash. She looks towards and places her hand on an apple blossom branch and at her feet is a teapot with cup and saucer. She holds an open fan down by her side. All set against a sea mist color background. Signed upper right. Housed in an outstanding replacement gilt carved wood frame with gilt carved liner. SIZE: 58″ x 26″. CONDITION: Very good with inpainting. 9-22230 (15,000-20,000)

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2333
Revised: 8/11/2011

Additional Information: This drawing appeared in Life Magazine in July 1929, “Mr. Pipp: He Considers the Lilies of the Beach”

CHARLES DANA GIBSON (AMERICAN, 1867 – 1944) LOOK AT ME!. Ink & pencil on board beach scene illustration shows an elderly man running between two “Gibson Girls” with other women bathing on the beach & playing ball. Unframed, signed lower left. The back having a Life Magazine stamp indicating a rush order for engraving use. SIZE: 15″ x 21″. PROVENANCE: Descent through the artist’s family. CONDITION: Foxing & surface dirt, otherwise very good. 9-23004 (1,500-2,500)

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2337
Revised: 8/11/2011

Additional Information: This drawing appeared in Life Magazine on September 1, 1904 “Postponing the Inheritance: Miss Tagg Explained the Game to her Uncle, who is Greatly Improved by the Exercise”. This was drawing XIV of the “Snob’s Progress” series.

CHARLES DANA GIBSON (AMERICAN, 1867 – 1944) SHUNNED. Pencil & ink drawing depicts a young “Gibson Girl” holding a golf club teaching an older man golf. A middle age man looks on in a disgruntled fashion. The background shows the country club with many club members with ladies. Unsigned, unframed. Numbered in corner “D1435″. SIZE: 23″ x 29”. PROVENANCE: Descent through the artist’s family. CONDITION: Outside borders with stains and minor losses, good. 9-23003 (1,500-2,500)

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2412
Revised: 8/22/2011

Correction: The title should be: IN THE MANNER OF PAUL REED. We do not represent them to be by Paul Reed.

PAUL ALLEN REED (American, 1919-) PAIR OF RED ABSTRACTS. Oil on canvas abstract scenes in colors of red, pink, yellow, and green. Signed on reverse of canvas. Each stretcher marked “Sauchuk”. Housed in wood frames. SIZE: 14″ x 16″ and 16-1/4″ x 18″. CONDITION: Some inpainting to one, otherwise very good. 9-23063 (4,000-6,000)

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2587
Revised: 8/22/2011

Additional Information: This work is signed Jean Puy. We do not guarantee this to be by Puy.

JEAN PUY (French, 1876-1960) “NEAR PARIS”. Oil on paper scene shows two children near water and arched bridge, one holding a string tethered to a small toy sailboat in the water. Signed & titled in pencil on reverse of painting. Hinge mounted to a light matting board. Housed in a decorative thin wood frame with glass. SIZE: 8″ x 8-3/4″. CONDITION: Very good. 9-23052 (600-800)

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3049
Revised: 8/22/2011

Additional Information: In response to various questions about this lot, we reiterate this lot is as cataloged and is a “colored lithograph” which means it was produced in either late 19th or early 20th Century. It is not an early hand colored version.

JOHN JAMES AUDUBON (American, 1785-1851) “RED-NECKED GREBE”. R. Havell Edition, 1836, No. 60, Plate CCXCVIII. Colored lithograph scene shows a male & female Grebe on the edge of water with blue & white cloud sky. Center bottom with title, bottom left “Drawn from Nature by J. J. Audubon, F.R.S. F.L.S.”. Lower right “Engraved, Printed & Coloured by R. Havell, 1836″. Housed in a reproduction birdseye maple frame with white matte and glass. SIZE: Paper: 26″ x 39-1/4”. PROVENANCE: From a Bar Harbor, Maine home. CONDITION: Examined out of frame. Some toning at margin edge, very good. Hinge mounted. 9-23358 (2,500-4,000)

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3077
Revised: 8/22/2011

Additional Information: The painting has been relined.

EARLY 18TH CENTURY PORTRAIT OF A BARRISTER. Oil on canvas of a gentleman with brown wig sporting white lacy collar and cuff holding a scroll in his left hand. Unsigned. Housed in a old, possibly original black molded wood frame. A very old written history, pen on paper of the picture is affixed to the back. It is difficult to read and portions of the note is missing. SIZE: 24″ w x 29″ h. CONDITION: Dark and soiled. 9-21898 (1,000-2,000)

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3138
Revised: 8/22/2011

Additional Information: This lot is part of the renowned Dorothy-Lee Jones Museum Collection of Douglas Hill, Maine. We have just learned that with the exception of Item #4 (in the description), the rest of the Lusterware was at one time part of the Dr. Robert L. Womer Collection of English Lusterware. Dr. Womer was from Niles, Michigan. His outstanding collection formed many, many years ago consisted of approximately 200 pieces, which eventually became part of the Jones Museum.

LOT OF SIX LUSTREWARE PITCHERS & MUGS. 1) Large 4-3/4″ h x 5″ dia. pink lustre handled mug with front panel “Mason’s Arm’s” with a Masonic stage display in black with red & green highlights. 2) Large 4-1/2″ h x 4-1/2″ dia. pink lustre handled mug with front framed panel “Robert & Mary Dixon Love & Live Happy 1823”. On either side of handle are landscape scenes. 3) 6-1/2″ h pink lustre pitcher having a pink lustre top band with light blue band below. The body having a coat of arms titled “Glaziers Arms”; Also a transfer scene of women and men at side of pond with recently caught fish; Front panel under spout “H & F Pidcock Ashbourn 1817”. 4) 6-1/4″ h pink lustre decorated blue & white Staffordshire pitcher. Scene of three figures & horses with dog. The pink lustre highlighted in the sky and ground. 5) 5″ h pink lustre pitcher with a colored view “East View of the Cast Iron Bridge over the River Wear E. Burdon MP.”. The other side a verse “The loss of gold is much. The loss of time is more: But losing Christ is such a loss as no man can restore”. 6) 5″ copper & pink lustre pitcher with transfer portrait “God Save Queen Caroline” with a verse titled “Long Live Caroline As for the Green-Bag crew, Justice will have it due, God save the Queen! Confound their politicks, Frustrate their knavish tricks, On HER our hopes we fix, God save the Queen!”. CONDITION: 1) Very good. 2) Restored. 3) Very good. 4) Hairline cracks and a few chips in rim. 5) Very good. 6) Crows foot on base, some discolored craquelure. 9-22002 (750-1,000)

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3570
Revised: 8/22/2011

Additional Information: There is paint touch-up on the tail of one bird.

PAIR OF SHOREBIRD DECOYS. First half, 20th century. Probably sand pipers, this pair of decoys, rendered with mottled plumage and black throats. The beaks fashioned from nails. Both mounted on a driftwood base. SIZE: 11-1/4″h x 15″l. CONDITION: Painted surfaces with wear and with some buckshot holes, otherwise very good. 9-22931 (500-800)

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4119
Revised: 8/22/2011

Important Note: This clock DOES have its original crest. It was mistakenly photographed without it. Please see images on website.

ITHACA #0 “BANK” MODEL DOUBLE DIAL PERPETUAL CALENDAR CLOCK. Last quarter of the 19th Century. The walnut Victorian case with molded cornice surmounted by a carved crest, the case sides applied with burled panels, the case base joined to a conforming pediment. Housing double dials with a double weight, time only movement. Pendulum, key and two weights present. SIZE: 60″ h x 21″ w x 9-1/4″ d. PROVENANCE: Dr. Charles Bradley, Lubbock, TX. CONDITION: Case has been rubbed down and oiled, dials and rolls have been replaced. 9-21099 (7,000-8,000)

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4232
Revised: 8/22/2011

Correction: The description is correct; however, prior to 8/19/11 the photo for this lot was incorrect. This photo now matches the description.

LOT OF THREE PIECES OF EARLY BLUE HISTORICAL STAFFORDSHIRE WITH AMERICAN SCENES. 1) A 6” high pitcher of “Lafayette at Franklin’s tomb”, unmarked but probably by Enoch Wood & Son. 2) A scarce 5-1/4” h gravy boat, “The Landing of Lafayette”, probably by Clews; it depicts the landing of Lafayette at Castle Garden, New York, 1824. 3) A 6-1/2” high pitcher depicting the “Boston State House” with “New York City Hall” and attributed to Joseph Stubbs. SIZE: As noted above. CONDITION: 1) The underside has a small ancient repaired hole. 2) Structurally fine, strong blue transfer, slightly discolored. 3) Various cracks. 9-23408 (1,250-1,750)

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4234
Revised: 8/22/2011

Correction: The description is correct; however, prior to 8/19/11 the photo for this lot was incorrect. This photo now matches the description.

HISTORICAL STAFFORDSHIRE COFFEE POT, LAFAYETTE AT FRANKLIN’S TOMB. This tall dome-top coffeepot featuring all over blue transfer of “Lafayette at Franklin’s Tomb”. SIZE: 11-1/2” h. CONDITION: Lid with some hairlines. Pot with restoration to base and spout. 9-23406 (750-950)

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4235
Revised: 8/22/2011

Correction: The description is correct; however, prior to 8/19/11 the photo for this lot was incorrect. This photo now matches the description.

LOT OF THREE HISTORICAL BLUE STAFFORDSHIRE TEAPOTS, EACH WITH AMERICAN SCENES. 1) A 7-3/4” h teapot depicting “Lafayette at Franklin’s Tomb” by Enoch Woods. 2) A 8-1/4” h teapot depicting “Commodore MacDonough’s Victory” probably by Enoch Woods. 3) A teapot depicting “The Landing of Lafayette at Castle Garden, New York, 1824”, probably by Clews. SIZE: As noted above. CONDITION: 1) Finial re-glued, hairline and small glaze chips. 2) Handle broken but present, finial repaired and hairline cracks. 3) Landing of Lafayette, missing handle and missing lid. Pot with a couple of imperfections. 9-23409 (700-900)

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4265
Revised: 8/22/2011

Additional Information: This is an excellent later copy of the original 1930s original edition. This item does not have a reserve.

MILLS WAR EAGLE 25 CENT SLOT MACHINE. 2nd quarter 20th century. This nice table top model with professionally restored case is in working order. SIZE: 25″ h x 16″ w x 15″ d. PROVENANCE: From a Massachusetts Collection. CONDITION: As noted, case has been professionally restored and repainted. Key to rear door is missing, however lock is open and may be turned manually for access to machine interior. Very good overall. 9-22335 (1,000-1,500)

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4328
Revised: 8/22/2011

Additional Information: Please Note: The un-upholstered chair is also missing the inlay on the back crest.

IMPORTANT 4-PIECE AESTHETIC MOVEMENT ROSEWOOD PARLOR SUITE ATTRIBUTED TO HERTER BROS. Third quarter 19th century, New York. Comprised of a triple-back settee, a pair of armchairs and an additional armchair conforming to the settee. Decorated overall with borders of marquetry vinery within an ebony ground. Settee and single armchair with ornate cresting, each centered with a hand painted porcelain medallion decorated with fanciful herons. Three of four pieces retain original brocade fabric with tufted backs, armrests and headrests. Curved arms with scrolled supports and 3-dimensional lion mask centering shaped overupholstered seats. Seat rails decorated with marquetry floral bouquets. Each frontal scrolled leg terminating in hairy paw feet, raised on brass capped casters. Frames delicately ornamented with incised giltwork. Reference: Herter Brothers, Furniture and Interiors for a Gilded Age by Howe/ Frelinghuysen/Voorsanger. For similar treatment of crestrail and plaque, see fig 105, page 120. For similar form and composition of legs, see fig 96, page 112. SIZE: Settee: 39-1/2″ h of back x 73″ l x 32″ d, 17″ h of seat. Conforming chair: 39″ h of back x 24″ w, 15″ h of seat. Armchairs: 36″ h of back x 24″ w, 16″ h of seat. PROVENANCE: From a private Connecticut home. CONDITION: With original surfaces and rich patina. Structurally very good. Upholstery on three pieces, clean and serviceable, seat of one armchair needs to be retied. One armchair with upholstery removed. 9-22624 (10,000-15,000)

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