Annual Winter Antiques & Fine Art Auction
Totals Over $2.4 Million!

Auction: February 2nd-4th, 2007

Preview: February 1, 2007

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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Image Lot
Price
Description
3
Revised: 2/16/2007

LAURENCE PHILLIP SISSON (American, 1928-) “SEPTEMBER SONG”. Oil on board scene shows golden grass covered dunes in tidal area with ocean beyond. A New England connected farmhouse is seen on bluff with trees. Signed bottom right “L Sisson”. SIGHT SIZE: 23-1/4” x 29/14”. CONDITION: Very good. 9-73037 (900-1,200)

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100
Revised: 1/24/2007

ANDREW O’CONNOR JR. (American, 1874-1941) VICTORY. A rare and important bronze by this American sculptor. Bronze figure holds shield in right arm behind body and large feather in other arm. Helmet and draped robe. The helmet with the word “Patria” inscribed. Foundry stamp of “A.A. Hebrard, cire Perdue, Paris”. Base marked “(5)”. SIZE: 24” h. CONDITION: Very good. 9-73220 (5,000-10,000)

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143
Revised: 1/24/2007

RHODA CARLETON HOLMES NICHOLLS (American, 1854-1930) CITY PARK. Fine oil on board scene shows a gazebo at the edge of a pond with arched bridge and church steeple beyond. Green lawns with flowers and trees. Probably Boston Gardens. Signed lower right. Back having a small portrait sketch. Housed in a fine modern gilt molded wood frame. SIZE: 12” x 18-1/4”. CONDITION: 9-72891 (4,000-6,000)

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160A
Revised: 1/24/2007

SACHA MOLDOVAN (Russian/American, 1901-1982) TWO TREES. Oil on board scene shows two people seated between two black trees under a blue sky. Housed in a modern gilt fancy frame with linen and gold liner. Signed on back. PROVENANCE: This painting was acquired directly from the artist at his studio in Peekskill, NY in the early 1960’s then acquired by our consignor. SIZE: 9” x 12”. CONDITION: 9-70574 (1,000-2,000)

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181
Revised: 1/24/2007

CARL G. NELSON (American, Early 20th Century) MOONLIT DANCE. Oil on canvas scene shows five women dancing around a small fire in a woodland setting under a bright moon. Signed lower left and dated “94”. Housed in a fine pressed carved mahogany frame with decorative liner. Miller Frame Galleries New York label to reverse. SIZE: 24” x 16”. CONDITION: Very good with inpainting. 9-72892 (1,500-2,500)

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278C
Revised: 1/24/2007

A SCRAPBOOK AND DIARY COLLECTION PERTAINING TO THE LAURA GILPIN FAMILY AMASSED BY MADELAINE GILPIN. Seven large photographic and scrap albums and eighteen diaries covering the years from the 1920’s to the 1940’s. A fascinating history of the family’s travels, homes, and acquaintances as seen by Madelaine Gilpin, with help provided by her very close friend Sophie B. Norris. The Maine Gilpin family home was located on Mt. Desert Island. Another home was located in the Western United States. The albums contain a number of signed and unsigned Laura Gilpin photographs. They also contain letters and photographs of other artists including Anna Coleman Ladd. Album 1: 1920’s clippings and early photographs, including signed “Gabrielle Enthoven”, “AB Canfield”; letters from A.C Ladd, Archibald McLeish and more. Album 2: Scrap album with letter signed “Angna Enters, brochure of the Bar Harbor fire, some photographs, Christmas and greeting cards, possibly some unsigned Laura Gilpin photographs (one of snow covered mountains, the other of a barn at dusk). Album 3: Photographs, including signed by Arthur Rush, Neilson Edwards, Stowkowski, and others. Two signed Laura Gilpin photographs of Madelaine Gilpin. Newspaper clippings, autographed inscribed photograph of Helen Hayes at piano, signed poem (Conselo?), signed photographs of Hildreth Meiere. Album 4: Seven Georgia O’Keefe photographs, signed Laura Gilpin photos, five signed Laura Gilpin photos of a stage play, other photographs including two of barns, probably by Laura Gilpin. Album 5: Photographic album of family trip out west including photos in Utah, postcard photos of Oregon, Alfred Greenough’s house in Mt. Desert, Maine, and other houses, boats and people of Mt. Desert. Album 6: Photographs of the American Southwest in the 1940’s, Mt. Desert and other parts of Maine, and some Native American Indians. Album 7: America’s Cup yacht photos, sailboats, Maine coast including Mt. Desert, Archibald McLeish, large photographs of the West and one of New York City. Loose items include Angna Enters signed and dry point print, ten photographs by Laura Gilpin of a palatial home out West (possibly Kragmore, Colorado Springs), a box containing eighteen small diaries form the 1930’s and 1940’s which correspond to the timelines of the scrapbooks. NOTE: An interesting grouped family archive involving a famous American photographer. CONDITION: Most photos good, albums have wear and tear. 9-72805 (2,000-4,000)

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301
Revised: 1/24/2007

BILL WARDEN (American, 1927-1991) WESTERN TRAIL. Oil on canvas western scene shows two cowboys on horseback with laden pack horses. They follow a dirt trail through scrub brush and rocks. Mountains are in background under blue sky. Signed bottom middle. Housed in a weathered stained wood frame with linen and wood liner. SIZE: 25” x 30”. CONDITION: Small touchup to bottom edge, otherwise very good. 9-71972 (1,000-2,000)

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350
Revised: 1/24/2007

ROCKWELL KENT (American, 1882-1971) FOREST POOL. Unframed wood engraving in green shows a man lying on forest floor in front of pool of water. Pencil “22/100” with a Norman Rockwell stamp signature. SIZE: 15” x 22-1/4”. Image is 11-1/4” x 16-1/2”. CONDITION: Very good. 9-72150 (1,750-2,250)

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410
Revised: 1/24/2007

ALFRED BIRDSEY (British, 1912-1996) BERMUDA. Unsigned watercolor panoramic view of a village with pink buildings having white roofs and a church. Outlying land has smaller houses of similar style and color. Streaky blue sky and a turquoise ocean. Housed in a simple wood frame with olive matte. SIGHT SIZE: 16-1/2” x 23”. CONDITION: Very good. 9-72155 (700-900)

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444
Revised: 1/26/2007

SIGNED (European, Mid-20th Century) RELAXING ON THE BOARDWALK. Oil on canvas scene shows a double bench with people seated in conversation while other bathers stroll by. A bay is seen beyond with buildings. Signed lower right with what appears to be “ hoffmanny” but is not identifiable with any artist. Housed in a painted molded wood frame. SIZE: 13” x 16”. CONDITION: Very good. 9-72574 (600-800)

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457
Revised: 1/25/2007

WILLIAM HENRY GALE (American, 1915-) “THE BATHER”. Oil on wood panel shows a nude woman with a pink sheer scarf. She stands in a woodland stream with green tree/woods background. Signed on reverse and inscribed “The Bather W. Gale Superb Elegant Specimen of the Master”. Also on the frame is a Walter Klinkhoff Gallery, Montreal label with title and artist. Housed in a fine gesso decorated partial gilt fancy frame with white wood liner. SIZE: 6-1/2” x 4”. CONDITION: Very good. 9-72914 (1,500-2,000)

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550
Revised: 1/25/2007

HISTORICAL MAP OF NANTUCKET, MASSACHUSETTS 1869. Surveyed and drawn by the Rev. F.C. Ewer D.D. J.Ottmann, Lith. Puck Building, N.Y. Published by J. B. Swain, Nantucket, Mass. The uncolored, large map showing the island of Nantucket with its features and having written history from the 17th to the 19th century. Housed in a new, oak frame with plexiglass. An early map of the famous resort island off Massachusetts. SIZE: 28-1/2” x 43-1/2”. CONDITION: Several water stains at borders with one top right going into map. Foxing, otherwise good. 9-72041 (2,000-3,000)

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730
Revised: 1/25/2007

UNSIGNED (19TH CENTURY) FOLK ART PORTAIT. Oil in canvas portrait of a young woman wearing a blue dress and seated in red chair with black curtain and column as background. She wears a ring on her index finger and holds a leafy branch. Her hair is adorned with a feather plume. Housed in a modern gesso decorated frame. SIZE: 30” X 24”. CONDITION: Needs cleaning, generally good. 9-73198 (500-1,000)

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763
Revised: 1/26/2007

CURRIER & IVES; KELLOGG & BULKELEY; N. CURRIER (Publisher 19th Century) THREE LITHOGRAPHS: TWO LITTLE FRAID CATS; MY LITTLE WHITE KITTY (ITS FIRST MOUSE); MY LITTLE PLAYFELLOW. All colored small folio lithographs in antique frames. Conningham numbers #6262; #4331(similar); #4319. SIGHT SIZE: 9-1/2” x 13-1/2”; 10” x 13-1/2”; 13-3/4” x 10-3/4”. CONDITION: No tears, first and third are toned, otherwise good. 9-72035, 9-72036, 9-72038 (150-250)

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768
Revised: 1/26/2007

N. CURRIER (Publisher 19th Century) FOUR LITHOGRAPHS: CATHERINE; YOUNG AMERICA; THE HAPPY MOTHER; CAPTURE OF ANDRE 1780. All in antique frames. All small folio colored lithographs. Catherine and Capture of Andre are N. Currier. The Happy Mother is Kellogg. Young America is unmarked. SIGHT SIZE: 13-1/4” x 9-1/4”; 13-1/2” x 9”; 13-1/2” x 9-1/2”; 11” x 13-1/2”. CONDITION: Three have toning. Catherine has torn corner. Otherwise good. 9-72016, 9-72022, 9-72025, 9-72027 (150-250)

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1261
Revised: 1/24/2007

VIENNA REGULATOR WITH SKELETONIZED MOVEMENT. The interesting wall clock has brass movement with pierced silvered dial with see through front. Fancy brass and wood pendulum with indicator needle in large brass bob. Case is in mahogany with ebonized moldings. Pendulum and weight are present. SIZE: 40” l x 12” w. CONDITION: Very good. 9-72312 (2,500-3,500)

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1287
Revised: 1/24/2007

15 PIECES OF LIMOGES CHINA. Nicely decorated centers with different flowers in a cloud and blue sky background. The bottoms marked “ h & C Depose Haviland &Co.Limoges”. The lot includes: ten 9-1/2” dia. service plates; two rectangular serving trays; a small deep rectangular bowl; two 8-1/2” plates. CONDITION: Very good. 9-73149 (700-1,000)

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1338
Revised: 1/26/2007

FINE STERLING SILVER OVERLAY CARAFE. The clear glass handled carafe having original ball stopper. In square tapered form having heavy overlay of wheat stalks. Marked Alvin Silver Company, 999/1000 with a Model#3198. SIZE: 11-1/2” h. CONDITION: Very good. 9-73116 (900-1,200)

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1548
Revised: 1/24/2007

HANGING FRENCH-STYLE CURIO CABINET. Top area with mirror back and supporting a shaped shelf. Supports are brass figures of women on pedestals and below are four doors, two of which have glass fronts. Edges and panels are trimmed in decorative brass mounts and the wood veneer used is rosewood banding and matched lighter veneers. A very attractive and useful piece. SIZE: 22-1/2” h x 15-1/2” w x 8-1/2” at deepest. CONDITION: Generally very good, very minor veneer loss. 9-72652 (800-1,200)

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