Antique & Fine Arts Auction
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Auction: May 10, 2008

Preview: May 9, 2008

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ROSE MEDALLION BOXED SWEETMEAT SET. Early 20th century. Of typical circular form, comprised of six sectional dishes centering a circular dish fitted within its original lacquered box. SIZE: Overall: 3-1/4″ h. x 12-3/4″ dia. PROVENANCE: From a private Pennsylvania collection. CONDITION: Several dishes with chips and flakes on edges, one dish repaired. Box showing wear to paint and loss to lacquer on edges. 9-92643-24 (100-200)


THREE-PIECE ROSE MEDALLION TEA SET. Late 19th-early 20th century. Comprising bulbous teapot with lid, covered sugar, and creamer, each with simulated bamboo handles. SIZE: Teapot: 8″ h. Sugar: 4-3/4″ h. Creamer: 3-1/4″ h. PROVENANCE: From a private Pennsylvania collection. CONDITION: Very good overall with some wear to gilding, very minor flaking. 9-92643-5 (300-500)


ROSE MEDALLION COMB BOX, LEAF-FORM DISH, AND SOAP DISH. The first fitted with lid, the interior with divider. The soap dish of rectangular form with lid and strainer. All decorated overall in typical fashion. SIZE: Box: 2-1/2″ h. x 7-1/4″ l. x 3-3/4″ w. Leaf-form dish: 7″ l. Soap dish: 5-3/4″ l. x 4-1/2″ w. PROVENANCE: From a private Pennsylvania collection. CONDITION: Comb box with chips to interior rim of base and minor flakes to outside rim of base, otherwise very good. Leaf-form dish with minor enamel loss in center. Soap dish with minor flecks on edges. 9-92643-8 (300-500)


THREE ROSE MEDALLION TEAPOTS FITTED IN CARRYING BASKETS. Late 19th-early 20th century. Each drum-form pot having wrapped-wire handles fitted into conforming woven baskets with hinged lids and silk lining; one with tea bowl. SIZE: Two 7″ overall h. and dia. Oval: 7-1/2″ x 11″ x 8-1/2″. PROVENANCE: From a private Pennsylvania collection. CONDITION: The first pot in very good condition, round basket also very good. The second pot in very good condition overall, fitted in deteriorating round basket. The third pot missing its lid and with tea bowl, fitted in an oval basket with a fabric liner; overall condition very good. 9-92643-18 (500-700)


LARGE CHINESE CARVED TEAK ROOM DIVIDER. Late 19th century. This 8-section example, each section with seven panel inserts carved with allegorical figures, landscapes, and other fanciful symbols, the verso carved with flying bats and cloud bands. In addition, each section with a pleated curtain. SIZE: 69-3/4″ overall h. Each panel: 8-1/4″ w. Total l: 8 ft 10 in. CONDITION: Very good overall, retaining original finish and patina. Hinges intact, no warping. 9-92939 (500-1,000)


COLORED JADE AND HARDSTONE TREE IN CLOISONNÉ POT. Tree having colorful flowers in different colors on the end of branches decorated with green jade leaves. The whole set in a lozenge shaped blue ground footed cloisonné vase having colorful flower decoration. Tree sets into a covering of red coral. SIZE: 24” h x 15” w. PROVENANCE: From a fine coastal Maine home. CONDITION: Dirty, one loose petal, otherwise good. 9-92950 (500-1,000)


FOUR CHINA TRADE GOUACHES OF WARRIORS. Each gouache on pith paper depicting a warrior of the period in brilliant color, rendered in an exceptional 3-dimensional manner. Probably four from a larger series and possibly from the studio of Sunqua (Act. 1830-1865). Each framed and labeled by a German framer. SIZE: Sight: 10″ x 6-1/2″. CONDITION: All with some deterioration and/or damage to background paper. Three figures totally intact, figure with two pikes has area of damage in proper left foot. 9-92324 (800-1,200)


TWO FINE CHINESE EXPORT ENAMELED POTTERY PARROTS. First half of the 20th Century. The taller signed beneath the base. Each decorated in jade green enamel with rust-colored beaks and perched on rockwork bases with splashes of brown, green, and beige. SIZE: The taller: 9-1/2″ h. The other: 8-3/4″ h. PROVENANCE: These figures were acquired on mainland China in the 1930’s by a visiting professor. CONDITION: Very good condition, with old firing cracks, old small flakes of enamel loss and wear, no breaks or restoration. 9-92245 (1,500-2,500)


PAIR OF CHINESE FAMILLE ROSE GLAZED PHEASANTS. First quarter 20th century. Each decorated in tones of yellow, green, blue, and pink, mounted on rockwork plinth. SIZE: Each 15-1/2″ h. PROVENANCE: Brought from mainland China by visiting professor. CONDITION: Very good overall with minimal wear to areas of paint. 9-92936 (300-500)


KARABAUGH ORIENTAL RUG, EAST CAUCASUS. Circa 1900. Having three indigo and sand latchhook medallions asymmetrically set within a rectangular panel, within a medium indigo latched border. SIZE: 5’4″ x 3’8″. CONDITION: Overall full pile with rich muted colors, small professional repair in outer border at midpoint. 9-92573 (1,000-2,000)


FINE HERIZ RUNNER, NORTHWEST PERSIA. Second quarter 20th century. The brick-red field with seven polychrome latchhook, diamond, and poled medallions within deep indigo and olive green floral-filled guard borders. SIZE: 11′ 1″ x 3′. CONDITION: Very good overall with nearly full pile. Rich subtle colors. 9-92574 (1,500-2,000)


HERIZ CARPET, NORTH PERSIA. Circa 1930. The red, yellow, and blue medallion on a madder-red ground with pale pink and ivory spandrels, all with geometric devices within a blue border of large polychrome palmettes. SIZE: 11′ x 8′ 9″. CONDITION: Good overall, slightly low in center, good strong colors. 9-92987 (3,000-5,000)


NEW ENGLAND CHIPPENDALE TIGER MAPLE TALL CHEST. Third quarter 18th century. A highboy top now fitted with a bracket base. The rectangular dovetailed case applied with a molded cornice fitted with five graduated thumbmolded long drawers on a molded base with bracket feet. SIZE: 44-1/2″ h. 36″ case w. x 17-1/2 case d. PROVENANCE: From an eastern Connecticut home. CONDITION: The cornice, case, drawers, and majority of backboards are original. The fine tiger-grained wood retains old surfaces. Regional construction with white pine drawer bottoms comprised of multiple boards running front to back. The molding and bracket base a later addition. 9-92695 (2,000-3,000)


NORTHERN NEW ENGLAND SHERATON BIRD’S-EYE AND TIGER MAPLE INLAID TWO-DRAWER STAND. Circa 1830. Possibly Vermont or upper New York State. The square tray top with applied edges projecting above the conforming frieze fitted with two drawers, the original knobs with marquetry star inlays, raised on ropetwist swelled cylindrical legs headed by carved pineapple turnings, the feet similarly carved, terminating in brass-capped casters, the whole constructed of bird’s-eye, tiger, and figured maple. SIZE: Top: 22″ x 21-5/8″. 30″ h. CONDITION: This nice example appears to retain all original features and finish, clean. One drawer bottom has been replaced with chestnut, otherwise all appears original. 9-92587 (2,750-3,250)


NEW ENGLAND QUEEN ANNE FIGURED MAPLE TILT-TOP TEA TABLE. Circa 1780. The circular hinged top joined to an urn-form standard, raised on a tripod base with arched cabriole legs terminating in pad feet. SIZE: 26-3/4″ h. x 32-1/2″ dia. CONDITION: Stripped and refinished, the three-board top re-glued and re-attached to original braces. Latch original, base and legs in good condition. 9-92348 (800-1,200)


MASSACHUSETTS MAHOGANY AND EGLOMISE BANJO TIMEPIECE. The enamel dial with Roman numerals and time apperature above the throat with eglomise panel painted with a floral filled urn above the square box base with an eglomise panel depicting a landscape with dam and stream opening to the pendulum bob and weight. SIZE: 29″ h. CONDITION: With alligatored finish the eglomise panels intact possibly not original the brassworks unmarked.The dial appears original. 9-91816 (600-1,200)


ESTATE COLLECTION OF UNITED STATES STAMPS. Lot consists of: One Paris Liberty United States stamp album; A small box of stamped envelopes; A small lot of index cards which have town cancellations. The US album is a nice collection in a 1963 copyrighted album. It is not complete but contains many early stamps which are mostly used. It includes #120; 1983 Columbian Expositions (including #244). The album has many filled back pages and includes four Confederate States, Documentary stamps, Revenue stamps, Hunting Permit stamps, Postage Due, Special Delivery, Official stamps and more. PROVENANCE: Central Maine Estate. CONDITION: As noted above. 9-91486 (1,500-3,000)


ESTATE COLLECTION OF FIVE WORLD STAMP ALBUMS. Album 1: The National Postage Stamp Album, Chile through Paraguay. The album contains some tipped in pages with envelopes which have early cancellations. A large selection of Paraguay including nine Graf Zeppelin’s. Album 2: Specialty Series Album, British & North America. A large collection of Canada and provinces, Cuba, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, and more. Senior Statesman Postage Stamp Album, Aden through Zambesia. Though not full it has a considerable amount of stamps including two German Zeppelin .50 and .75 cent stamps. Album 4: Small notebook with postal cards, envelopes and some Philippines. Album 5: Stamp album Hobbyist with miscellaneous stamps, blocks, envelopes, tobacco stamps, etc. PROVENANCE: Central Maine Estate. CONDITION: Good. 9-91486-1 (1,500-3,000)


ESTATE PERFIN STAMP COLLECTION. Lot consists of three green binders which are set up by the collector with a drawing of each company Perfin with examples of the stamps below. A fascinating and pain staking amount of work and includes some of America’s most famous business, manufacturing and service industries. Along with a notebook titled “Illustrations of United States Perfins Compiled by Victor J. & Margaret Van Lint, 1958. PROVENANCE: Central Maine Estate. CONDITION: Generally good. 9-91486-2 (500-1,000)


OUTSTANDING LOT OF 45 EARLY AMERICAN MILITARY UNIFORM BUTTONS. Buttons are arranged on a 14″ x 11″ white card and each is numbered. The numbers correspond to the book numbers in “The Record of American Uniform and Historical Buttons” Bi-Centennial Edition by Alphaeus H. Albert, 1976. They are as follows: VT2-1; VT3; VT4; VT5; VT5; VT6; VT7; NH6A; NH7; MS22A; MS33A; MS45; MS46B; MS47; MS48; MS81 (DC1); NY9B; NY9B; RF24; CV1C; GI2; GI32R4D; GI40A; GI40B; GI41A; GI41B; GI43A; GI49; GI51J1; GI53R3A; GI53R4D8; GI53R11D; GI56; GI65A; GI65B; GI67; GI91; AY32; AY46A; AY69; AY79A; OD8; OD10; OD11; OD22. Buttons include Vermont Militia, New Hampshire Volunteer Militia, Infantry, Artillery, Cavalry, Continental Army and more. Please note: Buttons are fastened to card and backs are not visible and we are assuming that the numbers associated with each button are correct but we suggest a personal inspection. Housed in a wooden frame with glass front and slide back. SIZE: Overall is 15″ x 12″. CONDITION: They generally appear to be in very good condition. Some have silver plated wear. 9-92579 (2,000-3,000)


LOT OF EARLY COLONIAL AND LATER PAPER. Lot consists of a 7″ x 11″ calligraphy four-line verse with pictures; Three State of Massachusetts-Bay $2 currency; 1745 letter signed John Curtis; 1759 letter regarding the enlisting for the invasion of Canada; Several early receipts including tax receipt of Claiborne County, Mississippi, 1862; Two tax receipts, Milton, MA 1789, 1767; Indenture Newbury, MA 1763 Jos. White; Five Mrs. Winslow’s receipt books, 1868-1876; Wood River Branch Railroad 1875 broadside; and more. CONDITION: All show use, as found. 9-92872 (500-1,000)


FRAMED LARGE STEEL ENGRAVING OF BEN FRANKLIN AT THE COURT OF FRANCE. Black and white engraving shows Franklin in the center of a group of fancy dressed men and women in a lavish ceremonial hall. Housed in a large deep Victorian walnut molded wood frame with gilt liner. Engraving shows a margin on each side but appears to be missing its margin on the upper and lower areas. SIZE: Sight: 27-1/2″ x 40-1/2″. CONDITION: Not examined out of frame, missing margins on top and bottom. Some scrapes and scratches, generally very good. 9-92132 (500-1,000)


WELL, HALL & WOOLLETT (Publisher, British, Late 18th Century) “BATTLE OF THE BOYNE, 1781”. Colored engraving after the painting by B. West, engraved by John Hall. Colored engraving of the period shows the Prince of Wales on white stallion leading the fight across water in the famous battle. Housed in a gilt modern molded wood frame. Engraving against white background in frame. SIZE: 19-3/4″ x 28″. CONDITION: Very good, toned paper with repair in upper margin. Not examined out of frame. 9-92913 (500-800)


THREE MINIATURE PROFILE PORTRAITS. First half 19th century. Each half-bust profile portrait painted on ivory, depicting a male in the central position profiled in a gray coat with red waistcoat, flanked by two female profile portraits, each lady in lace bonnet and period dress, the whole matted within a gold gilt frame. SIZE: Largest: 3″ x 2-1/4″. Smallest: 2-1/2″ x 2″. CONDITION: Overall, paintings are in very good condition with no visible imperfections 9-92871 (1,000-2,000)


UNSIGNED (Mid 19th Century) PORTRAIT OF A GENTLEMAN. Pastel on canvas half portrait of a man with gray hair. He wears a black coat with white shirt and is seen against a black backdrop. Housed in a fine period ogee decorated frame with gold liner. SIZE: 24″ x 18-1/2″. CONDITION: Very good. 9-91478 (800-1,200)


HERIZ RUG, NORTHWEST PERSIA. Circa 1920. The brick-red field with rows of polychrome latchhooks overall within stylized geometric latticework within a blue-black floral-filled border. SIZE: 10 ft 1 in x 6 ft 9 in. CONDITION: Good condition overall with good pile. 9-92571 (2,000-4,000)


NEW ENGLAND CHIPPENDALE CARVED MAHOGANIZED BIRCH OXBOW SLANT-LID DESK. The rectangular dovetailed case with hinged sloping lid opening to an interior fitted with an arrangement of small drawers and pigeonholes above four graduated reverse serpentine long drawers on the conforming molded base, raised on short cabriole legs with scalloped returns terminating in boldly carved ball and claw feet, centering a shell-carved drop pendant. SIZE: 44″ h x 41-1/2″ w x 22″ d. CONDITION: With restoration, 19th century brasses, and an early 20th century resurfacing, otherwise very good. 9-92920 (4,000-6,000)


FINE NEW HAMPSHIRE SHERATON INLAID MAHOGANY SOFA. First third 19th century. The padded back continuing to downward curving arms and reeded swelled supports with flaming birch inlaid panels centering the rectangular upholstered back and bench seat, raised on four frontal reeded cylindrical legs, headed by flaming birch inlaid panels, with ringed cuffs, the rear legs incurved. SIZE: 72″ l. PROVENANCE: Nathaniel Liverant and Son, Connecticut. CONDITION: Rear legs pieced 3/4″; retains old surfaces, very good overall. 9-92835 (2,500-3,000)


FINE SHERATON INLAID MAHOGANY CARD TABLE, BRANDED “J. SHARPLEY”. Branded in four places on the backboards “J. SHARPLEY”, probably New York or Connecticut. The D-form figured mahogany top above the conforming frieze of bird’s-eye maple panels and satinwood stringing centering a mahogany panel with diamond-form figured birch inlay, raised on five ring-turned and reeded tapering cylindrical legs headed by diamond figured birch inlays with ringed cuffs and tapered feet. Circa 1830. SIZE: 30″ h. x 36″ w. x 17-3/4″ d. PROVENANCE: From a Vassalboro, Maine Family Estate. CONDITION: Early small breaks and weaknesses to legs; professionally restored, including removal of old iron brackets; three of four glue blocks original, retains old clean surface with small professional repairs to edging and some inlays. 9-92117 (2,000-4,000)

Revised: 5/9/2008

Correction: Description should read late 19th Century, probably Centennial.

FINE NEW YORK FEDERAL STYLE INLAID MAHOGANY CARD TABLE. Late 19th Century, probably Centennial. The square table with ovolo corners having a thin crossbanded top above the conforming frieze of five oval figured mahogany veneered panels alternating with oval paterae, each with a floral sprig flanked by rectangular panels with bookend inlays, the central patera inlaid with a floral-filled classical urn, raised on five square tapered legs with bellflower inlay and crossbanded cuffs. Literature: For similar examples of these exuberant inlays of regional interest, see American Furniture: The Federal Period by Charles F. Montgomery: p. 322, plate 284, and p. 436, plate 444. SIZE: 29″ h. x 35″ w. x 17″ d. PROVENANCE: From a fine Connecticut home. CONDITION: Professionally restored and repolished with some cosmetic inlay restoration. The primary top having a one-inch wide veneer splice the full width of the table. The secondary top with old shrinkage cracks. Otherwise very good overall with strong inlays and good color. 9-93009 (3,000-5,000)


FINE MASSACHUSETTS SHERATON FIGURED MAHOGANY SIDEBOARD. Circa 1840. The rectangular top with ovolo corners and reeded edge above the conforming case fitted with a central concave, crossbanded, and cock-beaded drawer above a pair of conforming doors, over arched reeded apron, flanked by a bowed drawer over a conforming cupboard door, raised on six reeded, ball, and ring-turned legs with reeded stiles on ball feet raised on brass-capped casters. Retains original circular brass knobs. SIZE: 41″ h x 73-1/2″ l x 25″ d. CONDITION: With old repolished surfaces, the top with professionally pegged repairs. Doors and drawers with cosmetic restoration. 9-92836 (5,500-7,000)


TALISH ORIENTAL RUG, CENTRAL CAUCASUS. Circa 1890. This fine example displays ten rows of polychrome botehs alternating with flowerheads, densely populating a medium blue field, within multiple crenelated guard borders and an ivory main border with polychrome flowerheads. SIZE: 7 ft 7 in x 4 ft 6 in. CONDITION: In fine condition overall with even minimal wear, the ends professionally restored. A truly fine example with beautiful soft colors. 9-92983 (5,500-6,500)


LILLEHAN ORIENTAL CARPET, NORTHWEST PERSIA. First quarter 20th century. Woven with a series of floral sprays in shades of blue, rose, and tan, continuing to dense polychrome floral vinery on a muted wine-red field within a dark indigo floral main border and multiple floral guard borders. SIZE: 11 ft 8 in x 17 ft 10 in. CONDITION: Overall very nice palette, some areas of low pile, with some small professional repairs. Overall very fine example. 9-92568 (7,000-9,000)


CHINESE EXPORT PORCELAIN ROSE MEDALLION VASE. Second half 19th century. The scalloped everted rim above the long neck applied with gilt foo dog handles and four salamanders at the shoulders, the body with panels of domestic life, flora, and fauna, of tapering cylindrical form. SIZE: 17-1/4″ h. PROVENANCE: From a private Pennsylvania collection. CONDITION: Very good overall. 9-92643 (800-1,200)


ASSOCIATED PAIR OF CHINESE EXPORT ROSE MEDALLION SMALL TUREENS. Second half 20th century. Each oval bulbous tureen fitted with lid and lotus blossom finial, the base with applied strap handles on a conforming foot rim. Profusely decorated with birds, butterflies, flowers, and panels of domestic scenes. SIZE: Each 6″ h. x 8″ l. PROVENANCE: From a private Pennsylvania collection. CONDITION: Both appear to be in very good condition, one with slightly more wear to gilt decoration. 9-92643-2 (300-500)


THREE ROSE MEDALLION/FAMILLE-ROSE TEAPOTS FITTED IN CARRYING BASKETS. Early 20th century. Each drum-form pot with lid and wrapped wire handles, accompanied by tea bowl, fitted in oval basket. SIZE: Largest overall: 6-1/2″ x 10″. Smallest overall: 5-3/4″ x 9″. PROVENANCE: From a private Pennsylvania collection. CONDITION: One with repaired rim to teapot; otherwise all good with paint flecks and normal wear to gilding. 9-92643-23 (400-600)


ROSE MEDALLION RETICULATED BASKET AND UNDERTRAY. First quarter 20th century. Decorated with panels of domestic life and floral panels, the basket with everted rim above polychrome reticulated sides. The oval tray with reticulated border and central decoration. SIZE: 3-1/2″ overall h x 8-5/8″ overall l. CONDITION: Very good overall with minor roughness to enamel on rim of bowl. 9-92923 (800-1,200)


PAIR OF ROSE MEDALLION CANDLESTICKS. Last quarter 19th century. Each with upward flared bobeche, lighthouse form cylindrical shaft and flared foot. SIZE: Each 7-1/2″ h. CONDITION: Very good overall. One with small base rim foot chip, not visible from side 9-92924 (800-1,200)


FINE CHINESE CARVED DRESSING SCREEN. Second half 19th century. Each panel with profusely carved ebonized frames depicting intertwined fanciful dragons amidst scrolling cloud bands, centering a hardwood panel inlaid with 3-dimensional carved ivory and bone leafy branches and flowering sprays, overlaid with 3-dimensional wooden tree branch on which is perched a fierce eagle, its body depicted in relief and overlaid with carved ivory feathers and with an abalone eye. The reverse of each panel inlaid with a random array of leaftips. SIZE: 81″ h. x 36″ panel w. x 3″ overall thickness. Total dimensions: 81″ x 72″. PROVENANCE: From a home in Belfast, Maine. CONDITION: The frames retaining original surface with minor small repairs. Each panel with old shrinkage cracks. The heavy central carved branches with some restoration and two twig losses. The inlaid leafy branches with no losses or damages. Each carved eagle with losses to overlaid plumage. This quality screen is in very good overall condition and worth complete restoration. 9-92976 (1,000-2,000)


CARVED MARBLE FIGURE OF GUANYIN. 19th century. Modeled in a regal or pensive pose dressed in flowing robes on an intricate rockwork plinth. SIZE: 36″ h. PROVENANCE: From a home in Belfast, Maine. CONDITION: Very good overall with good surfaces, color, and patina. Some minor chips around base. 9-92977 (900-1,300)


PAIR OF ORIENTAL CARVED MARBLE GARDEN STATUES OF FOO DOGS. Probably late 19th century. Of typical form, one seated with ball under right front paw, the other seated with winged object under left paw, each on a plinth base decorated with scrolled lotus and egg-and-dart detailing. SIZE: Each 23″ h. x 10″ w. x 14″ d. CONDITION: Showing wear, oxidation, and green discoloration from long periods in the elements. Small hairline cracks throughout, corner piece of one plinth missing, section of one dog’s mane detached but present. 9-92580 (1,250-1,750)


CHINESE OVIFORM STORAGE JAR IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE. With elements of Ming and Kangxi. Decorated with ‘Three Friends’ and other figures amidst bamboo, water fronds, and other flowering plants with scrolling cloud bands. Centered by bands of Ming-style scrolling foliate vinery, leaves, and whorl patterns, all on an ice-crackle ground. The shoulders applied with four molded animal masks. SIZE: 18-1/2″ h. CONDITION: The rim with several chips, roughness to base rim, and spots of glazing loss around midpoint of body. Otherwise very good condition. 9-92251 (1,000-2,000)


RARE ORIENTAL ORNATELY-CARVED TUSK, CIRCA 1850. The intricate three-dimensional pierce-carved tusk section depicting dense jungle vinery populated with fanciful songbirds and rodent-like creatures; the center panel depicting a fisherman in a boat, farmers with implements, a rider on horseback with child following, and other figures within floral leafy branches. Now mounted as a lamp fitted on a carved teak base. SIZE: 14-1/2″ h. of carving. 17-3/4″ overall h. CONDITION: Fine three-dimensional carvings with good depth and perspective. Missing three round sections from 1/2″ to 1-1/4″ in diameter. Two vertical shrinkage splits continuing down interior sides, causing structural weakness and small losses. Overall in very good condition considering its age and the fragile nature of the delicate carving. 9-92323 (2,000-3,000)


LARGE ROSE MEDALLION COVERED BALUSTER JAR. Second half 19th century. The jar, fitted with a helmet-shaped lid, decorated with opposing panels depicting an assembly of men carrying placards, alternating with panels of birds, butterflies, and flowers. SIZE: 26-1/2″ overall h. CONDITION: The finial with roughness at tip and minor rim chip, the jar with small chips and enamel flakes around shoulder. Otherwise very good. 9-92723 (3,000-5,000)


GEORGE III OAK AND JAPANNED TALL CASE CLOCK (THOMAS EASTLAND, LONDON). Second half of the 18th Century. The pagoda form hood above an arched glazed door opening to a silvered dial with Roman and Arabic chapter rings, strike, silent, and subsidiary seconds dial. Centered by brass foliate scrolled spandrels highlighted with dolphins. Case decorated with Japanned village scene depicting soldiers and children at play with dogs above the square box base with similar panel on a molded plinth. The whole with simulated oak graining. Pendulum, winder, pair of weights and key present. No finials. SIZE: 94″ h x 13-3/4″ throat w x 9-3/4″ d. CONDITION: Case retains overall old finish. Some damage to upper right section of bonnet facing, pediment crack, minor molding losses to side glass panels, some loss to gesso at rear of bonnet. Otherwise case appears all good and original with acceptable age cracks and stresses. Works appear original to case. Face and works shows tarnish and dirt. No visible issues. Left rear quarter column missing a section. 9-91114 (2,500-4,000)


RARE QUEEN ANNE “TOWN CRIER” FIGURAL CLOCK. Circa 1675-1725. The polychrome-painted carved pine fanciful figure depicting a town crier with plumed hat and ruffled collar, arms extended, standing on a plinth, mounted on cabriole leg miniature tea-table. Mounted within the torso of the figure is a timepiece with enamel dial, Roman numeral chapter ring, within a “oignon” silvered case. The brassworks with fusee movement and square Egyptian pillars, the backplate decorated with ornate pierced scrolling vinery, with the maker’s name engraved on the edge: “PIERRE ROMILLY *A* GENEVE” . The filigreed outer backplate with the numbers: “*5*4*3*2*1”. SIZE: Overall: 18-1/4″ h. x 6-1/2″ w. x 4-1/2″ d. Timepiece: 2-1/4″ dia. x 1-3/8″ d. CONDITION: The painted surfaces with very early repaint and good dark patina, the proper right hand with loss to fingers, cracks in both arms and at front of collar, looseness to figure at plinth, and old repairs to table legs. The timepiece with damage to dial and hands. The movement appears clean. The silvered case tarnished and worn, the bezel intact. Overall in very good condition for an item of this age. 9-92638 (7,500-12,500)


REGENCY INLAID MAHOGANY BUTLER’S DESK. Circa 1800. The rectangular top with applied molded edge fitted with a single deep drawer opening to a tooled leather writing surface, the interior fitted with cubbyholes and seven small drawers over a pair of cupboard doors opening to a shelf, the drawer and doors with ebony stringing, the whole on a molded plinth. SIZE: 40″ h. x 34″ w. x 19-1/2″ d. CONDITION: Retains original old dark finish. The top is plugged in the absence of the secretary top; the base retains the outlines of the missing bracket feet. Hardware replaced with period replacements. Otherwise normal shrinkage within acceptable limits. Nice small cabinet. 9-92352 (1,400-2,000)


UNUSUAL GEORGIAN MAHOGANY DEMILUNE SIDEBOARD. Circa 1790. The figured mahogany demilune top with splashguard projecting above the conforming case fitted with a string-inlaid central drawer above an arched panel flanked by a deep bottle drawer and a bank of two short drawers, raised on four square fluted tapering frontal legs ending in marlborough feet and two similar rear legs. This unusual form most likely made to fit in an alcove. SIZE: 34″ overall h. x 67″ w. x 34-1/2″ d. CONDITION: Retains old dark finish. Old brasses appear original. The gallery edge with old damages and restorations. The curved back with minor chips and imperfections. 9-92341 (3,000-5,000)


FINE HEPPLEWHITE CARVED MAHOGANY SOFA. England, first quarter 19th century. The arched serpentine crest rail continuing to curved arms raised on incurved supports, centering the upholstered back and seat, the serpentine seat rail raised on four tapered and molded square legs, terminating in spade feet, the four rear legs slightly backswept. SIZE: 80″ l. CONDITION: Covered in a beige silk brocade, the frame with original surfaces. In need of overall cleaning, recovering, and repolishing. 9-92828 (1,800-2,200)


ENGLISH QUEEN ANNE MAHOGANY WING CHAIR. Second half 18th century. The rectangular padded back with arched crest flanked by ogival wings continuing to rolled arms centering the trapezoidal upholstered seat with cushion, raised on frontal cabriole legs with scalloped returns, terminating in pad feet, the cylindrical rear legs backswept. SIZE: 48″ h. of back. CONDITION: Recently recovered in yellow velvet, the frame re-glued and reinforced, the legs original. Overall very good. 9-92819 (2,200-2,800)


SUPERB MAHAJARAN SAROUK PALACE CARPET, CENTRAL PERSIA. Circa 1910. The rich wine-red field with luxuriant polychrome floral vinery and sprays within a deep indigo main border of dense polychrome flowerheads and sprays centered by rose and sky-blue guard borders. SIZE: 25’5″ x 12′ 8″. CONDITION: A superb quality carpet in very fine condition with rich color. The rug is tightly woven yet very soft and pliable. No imperfections or restorations noted. 9-92567 (30,000-40,000)


RARE GOLD MINING HALF PLATE AMBROTYPE. The ambrotype depicts six miners and a long sluice crossing a ravine in two directions. Each miner having an implement in hand and either standing on the sluice or nearby. Housed in what appears to be its original pressed leather decorated case which is “as is”. SIZE: 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″. CONDITION: The black painted back surface has extensive chipping, flaking and losses. The image is clear. 9-92250 (5,000-10,000)


MARGARET BOURKE-WHITE (American, 1904-1971) U.S. AIRSHIP “AKRON”. Framed photo of the airship Akron at dock partially under large hanger. Pen signed on photographic print by photographer. Framed in a specially designed “duralumin” frame. Engraved “Winner J. B. Gillis Third Annual Goodyear Dealers Zeppelin Race July-August 1931” “This frame is made of duralumin used in girder construction of the United States airship Akron, built by the Goodyear Zeppelin Corporation”. SIZE: Sight: 17-1/4” x 22-3/4”. CONDITION: Not examined out of frame. Center bottom has an area with some adhesive on inside of glass but appears not to effect the print. 9-92724 (4,000-5,000)


CARLETON E. WATKINS (1829-1916)/ISAIAH W. TABER (1830-1912) “YOSEMITE FALLS” AND “UPPER YOSEMITE FALLS”. Outstanding and rare Mammoth albumen prints. One side shows an early photograph of the Yosemite Falls at Yosemite. Taber’s credit and title in the negative “Taber Photo., San Francisco”. and “799. Yosemite Falls”. The other side shows Upper Yosemite Falls at Yosemite with Taber’s credit and titled in the negative “Taber Photo., San Francisco” and “Upper Yosemite Falls, 1502 feet-(instantaneous)”. Both mounted back to back against the same board. SIZE: Image: 20-1/4″ x 15-1/2″. Board: 27-3/4″ x 21-3/4″. CONDITION: Images are very good, some staining to margin. 9-92353 (3,000-5,000)


CARLETON E. WATKINS (1829-1916)/ISAIAH W. TABER (1830-1912) “OHIO” AND “SELECTION OF THE GRIZZLY GIANT”. Outstanding and rare Mammoth albumen prints. One side shows an early photograph of an enormous tree with man standing in the front with his gun. Taber’s credit and title in the negative “Taber Photo., San Francisco”. and “111. Section of the “Grizzly Giant”, 33 feet diameter, Mariposa Grove, Cal.”. The other side shows another large tree with log cabin beside. Taber’s credit and titled in the negative “107 “Ohio,” 28 feet diameters, Mariposa Grove, Cal.” Both mounted back to back against the same board with white matte. SIZE: Image: 15-1/4″ x 20-1/4″. Board: 21-3/4″ x 27-3/4″. CONDITION: Stains and losses to margin edges, otherwise very good. 9-92354 (3,000-5,000)


AFTER THOMAS MORAN (American, 1837-1926) “GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK”. After a painting by Thomas Moran, dated 1912, the print shows the Grand Canyon in its majestic beauty. The print is in full color and is housed in a decorative bronze color wood frame having a metal title plaque “Grand Canyon National Park Santa Fe Pullmans to the Rim from painting by Thomas Moran, N.A.”. SIZE: Sight: 25-1/2″ x 34-1/2″. CONDITION: Small chip area in right bottom corner, slight staining to right corner in center top, otherwise very good. 9-92799 (1,400-2,000)


E.C. BIDDLE & F.W. GREENOUGH (American, 19th Century) TWO WORKS: “OKEE-MAKEE-QUID” AND “OPOTHLE YOHOLO”. 1) Lithograph showing a Chippeway Chief, Published by E.C. Biddle, Philadelphia and dated 1837. 2) Lithograph showing a Creek Chief, Published by F.W. Greenough, Philadelphia and dated 1838. Identically housed in modern burl wood frames with line highlighted matte. SIZE: Sight: 16 x 12-1/4″. PROVENANCE: Dr. Ladd Heldenbrand Estate, So. Portland, Maine. CONDITION: Both have water stains, colors are vibrant with no tears or holes. Not examined out of frames. 9-90908 (800-1,200)


FINE VERMONT SHERATON MAPLE AND BIRCH CROSSBANDED BOOKCASE SECRETARY. Circa 1850. Rectangular molded cornice with reeded frieze fitted to the upper case of a pair of long cupboard doors crossbanded and simulating four doors above a pair of similar doors opening to an arrangement of pigeonholes and drawers fitted to the lower case behind a hinged lid, crossbanded with central oval bird’s-eye patera opening to a baize-line writing surface over a frieze drawer with fitted dividers, flanked by lopers, over two long crossbanded and cockbeaded drawers over two pair of cupboard doors flanked by three-quarter reeded, ring-turned, and ropetwist pilasters, continuing to reeded, ring-turned, swelled legs. The crossbanded apron with pendant spherules. SIZE: 87-1/2″ h. x 44″ w. x 20″ d. CONDITION: Very fine overall with small cosmetic repairs to veneers and some moldings; cornice right front facing re-glued. Retains old clean surfaces overall. 9-92699 (6,000-8,000)


FINE CONNECTICUT RIVER VALLEY CHIPPENDALE FAN-CARVED CHERRY TALL CHEST. Circa 1780. The rectangular cove-molded cornice joined to the conforming dovetailed case above a fan-carved central drawer flanked by two pair of short drawers over six graduated thumbmolded long drawers, raised on a molded bracket base with shaped returns. Possibly from the Hartford/Weathersfield, Connecticut area. SIZE: 60″ h. x 38″ case w. x 20″ overall d. CONDITION: The case, backboards, bracket feet, and brass hardware all appear original. The old honey-colored surface professionally refinished and cleaned with minor repairs to bracket feet. 9-92586 (5,500-7,500)


NEW ENGLAND MAPLE AND PINE TAVERN TABLE. Second half 18th century. Of unusual form; the rectangular pine top projecting above the canted apron, arched and scalloped on three sides, the fourth side rectangular in form, raised on blocked, ring-turned, swelled, cylindrical legs terminating in unusual ring-turned button and platform feet. The base with traces of old blue paint. SIZE: 29-1/2″ h. x 28″ w. x 19-1/2″ d. PROVENANCE: The Henry Dupont summer estate, Long Island, New York. CONDITION: The one-board top appears to be original, not reset. It was mounted with a 5″ overhang on one long side and a 3″ overhang on the opposing side. The top itself does not appear to have been cut, but rather designed this way. The shaped apron appears equally original; the plain apron runs along the side with the 5″ overhang. It is conceivable that the table was designed to fit against a wall, the extra overhang designed to compensate for a chair rail or base molding. The legs are also original, retaining original pins; the feet with appropriate wear having modern steel buttons at bottoms. The whole with skinned blue painted surface over traces of earlier red. 9-92816 (2,500-3,500)


NEW ENGLAND FEDERAL TIGER MAPLE CANDLESTAND. First quarter 19th century. The rectangular tiger maple top with incurved corners hinged on the bulbous ring-turned standard, raised on a tripod downswept saber-leg base, raised on ball feet. SIZE: 28″ h. x 18″ w. x 22″ d. CONDITION: Retains old cleaned surfaces; the top with a 5″ dia. water stain, restorable; the legs and feet original. Very good condition overall. 9-92820 (700-1,000)


IMPORTANT MONUMENTAL NANTUCKET BASKET. Circa 1900. This exceptional and rare large oval basket with handles, woven in typical fashion, with a conforming mahogany bottom and fitted with oak bentwood handles. Possibly used as a laundry or wool basket. SIZE: 12-3/4″ h x 28″ l x 25-1/2″ w. CONDITION: The rims with breaks, very minor damages in weave from usage. Otherwise in very good condition with original surface and appropriate surface wear to base. 9-92873 (15,000-25,000)


ANTIQUE DERBEND RUG, SOUTH CAUCASUS. Last quarter 19th century. The medium blue field with an overall design of tulips and medallions in ivory, pink, yellow, and aubergine, surrounded by a dark brown kufic design of similar color. SIZE: 9 ft 6 in x 5 ft 6 in. CONDITION: Very good overall with slight even wear, partially missing ends, and minor edge damage. 9-92986 (800-1,200)


FEREGHAN SAROUK RUG, CENTRAL PERSIA. Late 19th century. The central rose arabesque floral-filled medallion with a celadon and madder-red outline in a blue-black field of polychrome vinery within madder-red spandrels, the main turquoise border with flowerheads. SIZE: 6 ft 6 in x 4 ft 6 in. CONDITION: Showing even wear throughout and having small professional repairs in center medallion. Otherwise very nice with muted palette. 9-92572 (1,500-3,000)


CHINESE CAST-BRONZE SEATED FIGURE OF ROYALTY OR A DEITY. Depicting a seated figure having crossed arms holding a weapon, in floral robe wearing an unusual scrolled headdress, seated on a stylized throne supported by five small human figures raised on the remnants of a bracket base with old patina. SIZE: 14-1/2″ h. x 6-1/4″ l. x 5-1/4″ d. PROVENANCE: This statue was acquired on mainland China in the 1930’s by a visiting professor. CONDITION: The sand-cast small statue with remnants of original gilding shows deterioration with repairs to proper right front corner of base. 9-92247 (1,000-2,000)


CAST BRONZE ORIENTAL TABLE SHRINE. An allegorical scene depicting a deity seated on a throne in judgment looking down upon ten robed figures standing on either side of descending steps. In the center of the tableau is seated a mythological figure with bowed head and trussed hands, flanked by a robed figure with dagger and a second figure with manuscript, all before an open-roofed shrine surmounted by a dragon figure. The sides of the shrine are cast with various fanciful individuals and creatures, each with a different weapon or implement. The whole raised on a plinth with bracket feet. This statue has age beyond one hundred years. SIZE: Dimensions of statue: 10-1/4″ h. x 5-3/4″ w. x 5-1/4″ d. PROVENANCE: This statue was acquired on mainland China in the 1930’s by a visiting professor. CONDITION: In good condition with original surface and good patina. Four figures are missing heads. 9-92246 (800-1,200)


GROUP OF 5 CARVED CHINESE ARTICLES. Including a pair of carved and gilt-decorated floral panels; a carved Chinese royal figure polychrome-decorated and lacquered, seated on a throne raised on a plinth; a carved crowned bust, the head with crown carved from an amber-like substance, the torso carved from a hard wood; and a small lacquered box applied with a fanciful carved foo dog handle. SIZE: As noted above. PROVENANCE: There items were acquired on mainland China in the 1930’s by a visiting professor. CONDITION: The panels are in very good original condition; size of largest: 5-1/4″ x 9″. The seated figure with old structural damages and substantial paint and lacquer loss, 9-1/2″ h. The bust with damage to crown and at neckline, 6-1/2″ h. Box with worn lacquer, carved handle with some damages and losses, 3″ h. x 7″ l. x 5-1/2″ d. 9-92248 (400-600)


PAIR OF UNUSUAL CHINESE EXPORT ROSE MEDALLION VASES WITH LINEN-FOLD EDGE. Mid-19th century. Each with a linen-fold scalloped rim above a neck applied with gilt foo dog handles, the body with melon-form ribbing, decorated overall with ten panels depicting domestic life alternating with panels of flora and fauna. SIZE: Each 18″ h. CONDITION: Very end of the small tail on one handle has repair, otherwise very good. 9-92727 (3,000-5,000)


CHINESE EXPORT PORCELAIN ROSE MEDALLION TEMPLE VASE. Mid-19th century. With a scalloped everted rim above a long neck applied with gilt double foo dog handles alternating with salamanders at the shoulders, the body of tapering cylindrical form, decorated overall with alternating panels of domestic scenes and flora and fauna. SIZE: 36″ h. CONDITION: Very good condition overall, with a six-inch hairline crack running from the rim edge into the midpoint of the throat, under blacklight shows restoration. 9-92588 (2,750-3,250)


THREE ASSORTED ROSE MEDALLION DRUM-FORM TEAPOTS. Second half 19th century. Of assorted sizes, each drum-form pot with lid and wrapped wire handles. SIZE: Range 5″ to 6-1/2″ h. PROVENANCE: From a private Pennsylvania collection. CONDITION: All in very nice condition, with minimal losses to enamel. 9-92643-19 (600-900)


JOSEPH GOODHUE CHANDLER (American, 1813-1884) PORTRAIT OF A GENTLEMAN. Oil on canvas half portrait shows a man wearing a black coat, black vest and white shirt and a white striped blue bow tie. His arm rests on a red plinth and is seen against a red background. Signed lower right in script “JG Chandler 1875″. Housed in a modern gesso decorated gilt frame. SIZE: 30″ x 25”. CONDITION: Relined, restored, inpainting. Good. 9-92576 (1,500-3,000)


GEORGE III INLAID OAK TALL-CASE CLOCK. Last quarter 18th century. The arch-molded hood below a conforming swan’s neck molded cornice terminating in rosettes, centering a pediment surmounted by a finial, supported by free-standing brass-capped columns, the astragal-glazed door opening to the painted dial with Roman numeral chapter ring centering time, strike, and calendar apertures above painted “D. R. 1777″, all within floral-decorated spandrels beneath a moon phase aperture, decorated with a French man-o-war under full sail and a country farm, alternating with moon faces. The eight-day brass movement unmarked. The waisted case crossbanded above the cove molded box base with raised panel raised on shaped bracket feet. Weights, pendulum and key present. SIZE: 91″ h. x 14-1/2″ throat w. x 9-3/4” d. PROVENANCE: From an eastern Connecticut home. CONDITION: Case with old dark surfaces; old repairs and minor imperfections to moldings and veneers. Backboards original. Shrinkage crack to panel on base, bracket feet old and probably original. Dial with original paint and old repaint within chaptering, paint loss from Roman numeral VIII and through center of dial. 9-92693 (800-1,200)


INTERESTING PORTRAIT ON IVORY OF SIR JAMES HOME OF BLACKADDER BARONET. 4” x 3-1/4” piece of thin ivory having a waist high pencil portrait of a gentleman with curly hair. On the back is written in pencil which states “A present from Sit James Home from Blackadder Baronet to James Watson 1748”. Housed in a 19th Century square gold frame which has an eglomise piece of glass with black reverse painting having a gold presentation which corresponds to the writing on the back of the ivory and has an oval window which the ivory sets against. Drawing and inscription do not appear to be of the period and probably 20th Century. SIZE: Overall is 11-1/2” x 11”. PROVENANCE: From a fine coastal Maine home. CONDITION: Examined out of frame. The front glass with cracks. The ivory warped and with a small hole. 9-92942 (200-400)


NEW ENGLAND SHERATON BIRCH COUNTRY SOFA. Circa 1840. The rectangular padded back flanked by downswept arms on spool and block-turned supports centering the rectangular over upholstered seat, raised on swelled cylindrical ring-turned legs. SIZE: 66″ overall l. PROVENANCE: From a Bangor, ME, collection. CONDITION: The refinished frame covered in crewel-work fabric, the whole in very good condition 9-92374 (800-1,200)


NEW ENGLAND SHERATON PAINT-DECORATED WASH STAND. Circa 1840. The scalloped and arched dovetailed three-quarter splashguard joined by a candle shelf centering the square top with cutouts for bowl, soap dish, and cup above the conforming frieze raised on ring-turned cylindrical supports joined to a medial shelf continuing to cylindrical legs. The whole in cream color with dark green accents and with a penciled signature in script reading, “Samuel Parsons, Columbia”. SIZE: 38″ overall h x 18-1/2″ w x 16″ d. CONDITION: Retains original painted dry surfaces, showing moderate overall wear; shrinkage split top right side facing; otherwise good. 9-92581 (700-900)


NEW ENGLAND PINE PAINT DECORATED BLANKET CHEST WITH NAUTICAL SCENES. The rectangular hinged molded lid above the conforming case with shaped boot-jack ends, all in blue paint with black outlines, the top with an oval central painting depicting a whale hunt. The front with central panel depicting two whaling ships under full sail, both within painted rope-twist borders. SIZE: 25″ h x 48″ l x 18″ d. CONDITION: Retains original dry painted surfaces with moderate paint loss to lid, case with paint losses on all sides. Lose to right rear lid facing measuring 8” x 1”, termite damage to base. 9-72982 (800-1,200)


EARLY AMERICAN PINE HUTCH TABLE IN BROWN WASH. Circa 1820. The hinged rectangular top with canted corners joined to the conforming bench base fitted with a hinged lift seat, the apron tenoned and pinned, the ends with recessed panel and continuing to cut-out feet. SIZE: 28″ h. x 54″ l. x 32″ w. CONDITION: This example retains original old brown wash with dark worn surfaces. Considerable wear and marring to edges of top, the base with old repairs and splits in seat. 9-91047 (400-800)


EARLY AMERICAN MAPLE AND BIRCH HIGH CHAIR IN RED PAINT. The canted rear stiles with conical finials joined by two slats, joined to cylindrical swelled arms on turned supports, centering a trapezoidal woven splint seat above a plank foot rest. The supports, continuing to legs, joined by a box stretcher on tapered feet. SIZE: 34-1/2″ h. of back. CONDITION: Of nice form, good color with original paint, no restorations noticed. 9-92589 (400-600)


RARE AMERICAN HOOKED MAT DEPICTING BEAVER. Circa 1900. Woven in charcoal gray, tans, beiges, and green showing a beaver crouched on a mound or dam, a cut tree limb in the foreground beneath leafy branches on a charcoal ground with unusual tasseled ends. SIZE: 41″ x 22-1/2″ overall. PROVENANCE: Found in a cabin in upper New York State. CONDITION: Very good overall, small spots of moth damage, one-inch area unraveling at top left. Has excellent soft colors. 9-92320 (500-1,000)


UNUSUAL AMERICAN HOOKED MAT OF A BLUE HERON. Circa 1900. Woven in greens, beige, pale blue, and pink, depicting a blue heron standing in water amongst cattails, the end borders woven with flowerheads and terminating in tassels. SIZE: 42″ x 17-1/2″. PROVENANCE: Found in a cabin in upper New York State. CONDITION: Very good overall, with rich soft colors. Some loss to lower edge. 9-92319 (500-1,000)


AMERICAN TROTTING HORSE WEATHERVANE W/DIRECTIONALS. Last quarter 19th century. The full-bodied copper weathervane with verdigris surface and zinc head, modeled with life-like features, presented with directionals, ball, and original rod. To be offered with a copper display stand. Similar to those examples by Harris and by J. W. Fiske companies. SIZE: Weathervane only: 16-1/2″ x 29″. CONDITION: With original old weathered surfaces. Minor seam splits in tail, together with creasing at juncture to body. Seam splits on lower chest and stomach. Rod with corrosion at juncture to body. Bullet hole in horizontal support tube. Directionals have solder repair at center. Otherwise very good condition with normal wear and rust on surfaces. 9-93080 (2,000-3,000)


NEW ENGLAND MEMORIAL SAMPLER FOR MARY CONANT, 1814. Wrought with linen and silk in blues, greens, and browns by her sister Huldah H. Conant at the age of twelve. The central panel depicting a classical tombstone beneath a stylized willow tree within a floral latticework border interspersed with hearts. SIZE: Sampler: 20-1/4″ x 16″. CONDITION: The sampler has extensive discoloration and oxidation to memorial verses, with isolated spots of insect damage. Mounted in a lemon-gold frame of the period with extensive craquelure and chipping to edges of molding. 9-93027 (1,800-2,200)


NEW ENGLAND PAINT-DECORATED, COMB-BACK, ARROWBACK ROCKING ARMCHAIR. First quarter 19th century. Possibly from the state of Maine. Constructed of pine and maple with original yellow paint. The tablet crest with scrolling wreath and shaped step-down ears, above five feather-decorated concave arrow spindles joined to the conforming mid-crest, floral-decorated above four additional decorated splats, flanked by shaped armrests on raked turned supports, centering the scooped plank seat, raised on raked simulated bamboo cylindrical legs, joined by a box stretcher raised on rockers. SIZE: 42-3/4″ h. of back. CONDITION: Retains original paint and paint decorations with normal and acceptable wear to hand grips, back, and seat. Professional restoration re-attaching mid-crest to stiles onto proper right stile between crest and arm. Otherwise good condition with nice patina. 9-92818 (400-600)


NEW ENGLAND SPLIT-BANISTER-BACK SIDE CHAIR IN RED PAINT. Probably Connecticut. Last quarter 18th century. The bold arched scalloped crestrail over four split spindles flanked by turned stiles with flattened mushroom finials, joined to the trapezoidal woven rush seat, raised on spool-turned frontal legs and joined by a sausage-turned double box stretcher. SIZE: 43″ h. of back. PROVENANCE: From an eastern Connecticut collection. CONDITION: Surfaces retain much of the old red paint, areas of legs and stiles are ‘skinned’; old repair to lower slat on back; proper right rear leg shortened with applied plastic extender. No further issues noted. 9-92698 (300-600)


BELOUCHISTAN ORIENTAL CARPET. Circa 1900. The brick-red and iron-brown field with twelve large flowering trees in blue, brown, and tangerine, all surrounded by geometric latchhook latticework borders. SIZE: 10 ft 6 in x 5 ft 10 in. CONDITION: Very good condition with slight wear and corrosion to browns. 9-92995 (600-900)


KASHGAI ORIENTAL RUG, CENTRAL PERSIA. First third 20th century. The latchhook diamond medallion within a stepped indigo medallion on a claret-red field with dense snowflakes, stylized birds, Viking ships, and flowerheads within multiple stylized floral and candy cane borders. SIZE: 9 ft 9 in x 6 ft 10 in. CONDITION: Showing even wear overall and some areas of stiffness; retains rich coloration. Fairly good condition overall. 9-92570 (800-1,000)


KURDISH ORIENTAL RUG, NORTHEAST PERSIA. Circa 1900. With pink, blue, and brown diamonds on an ivory ground with brown latchhooks, all within ivory borders. SIZE: 7 ft x 4 ft 6 in. CONDITION: Good pile throughout, having some wear to edges and ends. 9-92985 (600-900)


JOE SELBY (American, 1893-1960) PORTRAIT OF THE STEAM YACHT “VAGABONDIA”. Gouache portrait shows the black hulled yacht sailing right to left with central stack and two-masts. The name is emblazoned on the deck house and the ship is fitted with lifeboats and flies American flag off stern and ship’s pennants off masts. Water is bright blue with white caps. The yacht was owned by W. E. Mellon of Pittsburgh, PA. The artist was an African-American painter who lived in Miami, FL who concentrated on painting yacht portraits in Miami. Signed lower right and dated “1933”. Housed in a molded wood stained frame, no glass. SIZE: Sight: 13-1/2″ x 22-1/2″. CONDITION: Some fading and browning to paper. Good. 9-93075 (800-1,200)


FRAMED NAUTICAL CHART OF THE MT. DESERT, MAINE COAST. Large hand colored engraving has embossed stamp from the Massachusetts Historical Society and are copies from the original 1776 publishing by Jew. Des Varres. Chart shows Mt. Desert Island with surrounding water, islands and coast. The land masses are colored green with a gold border. Nicely housed in modern black painted and gilt molded wood frame with gilt highlighted matte. SIZE: Sight: 43″ x 31-1/2″. CONDITION: Center seam where two charts align is evident. Very good. 9-92708 (1,000-2,000)


TWO FRAMED NAUTICAL CHARTS OF THE MAINE COAST. Large engravings having embossed stamp from the Massachusetts Historical Society and are copies from the original 1776 publishing by Jew. Des Varres. The two charts align, one on top of the other and show the Blue Hill coastline area with Deer Island and Isle Haut, including Great Blue Hill Bay. Housed in identical modern black painted and gilt molded wood frame with gilt highlighted matte. SIZE: Sight: 33″ x 23-1/2″. CONDITION: Very good. 9-92706 9-92711 (800-1,200)


SCRIMSHAW DECORATED WHALE’S TOOTH. The small antique tooth signed “J. F. Bailey 1882″. Decorated with two bust portraits of young women. SIZE: 4”. CONDITION: Very good, minor roughness at base. 9-92578-1 (200-400)


LOT OF COLLECTIBLE BONE/IVORY ITEMS. Including: 3″ x 5-1/2″ square; 3″ saw; miniature 1-1/2″ wood molding plane in ivory, steel and ebony; 9-1/4″ bone and wood carved spoon; 5″ bone spoon; 5″ ivory marrow scoop; two 4-1/4″ ivory handles; 3-1/2″ ivory handled seal; 2″ x 1-1/4″ square; 5-1/4″ ivory letter opener; 4-1/4″ letter opener/bookmark? with carved mouse and butterfly; boxed ivory toothpick; 8″ miniature carved ivory cane; 4-1/2″ carved handle; 2″ cylinder case with crack; 6″ ivory piece. CONDITION: As noted above; generally very good. 9-92578-4 (400-600)


SMALL LOT OF BONE KNIVES, DOMINOES, CORK SCREW AND MORE. Lot consists of: Twenty-eight dominoes made of bone and ebony, housed in a mahogany box with sliding lid; Small 1″ round bone box with inset top with playing card scene. Box holds four 1″ dia. discs with gold and silver inlay; 2-1/2″ folding corkscrew in the form of legs with silver boots and blue and white striped pants; Twelve bone folding jackknives/toothpicks; Carved barrel formed bone box having six dice and twenty eight bone dominoes (barrel “as is”). CONDITION: As noted above, otherwise good. 9-92578 (300-500)


LOT OF SIXTEEN COLLECTIBLE RULERS. 1) Folding ruler form knife. The folding ruler marked “London”. The 5-1/2″ blade marked “Made in Germany”. 13″ overall. 2) Seven folding advertising rulers incl. “Dixon’s Pencils”, “International Harvester”, “Buffalo Pitts Rollers”, “The Flintkote Co.”. 3) Five advertising straight rulers, three in leather cases. 4) Two small slide rules. 5) Ten-fold small ruler. CONDITION: Some staining, generally good. 9-92578-2 (200-400)


LARGE LOT OF COLLECTIBLE BONE AND OTHER ITEMS. Nine carved ivory bodkins; Eleven ivory latch hooks; Four ivory needle cases; Seven ivory handled instruments; Approximately ten other ivory items. Jackknife marked “A. J. Peavey Patented Mar. 27, 66”. English mahogany cased folding balance guinea scale with original paper instructions signed “A. Wilkinson, Liverpool”. Folding steel and ivory glass cutter along with miscellaneous other tools. 1887 fold out calendar (Western Farm Mortgage Co.) 6″ sterling tongue depressor/bookmark. CONDITION: Some items “as is” but generally good. 9-92578-5 (200-400)


EARLY VIOLIN WITH TWO BOWS. The violin having a paper label on the interior marked “Jofredys Cappa Fecit Salvtvs Anno 1630”. There is a Wilmer E. Comstock old insurance appraisal which accompanies the violin. One bow marked “John Frie… N.Y.”. Other bow marked illegibly. A double case accompanies the lot. SIZE: Violin is 23″ l. Bows are 29-1/4″ and 29-3/4″. CONDITION: Bows and violin show use, generally intact, one bow missing adjustment end (we suggest personal inspection or call for a hands on condition report). 9-92874-1 (1,000-2,000)


EARLY VIOLIN AND TWO BOWS. Violin having a paper label on interior “Maximilian Zacher, Lauten-Und Geigenmacher in Breslau Anno 17_ _”. Violin in a dark finish having crown carved keys. One bow marked “Albert Key. Boston”, the other marked illegibly. SIZE: Violin: 23″ l. Bows are 29-1/4″. CONDITION: All show use, violin shows some repair, intact (we suggest personal inspection or call for a hands on condition report). 9-92874-2 (1,000-2,000)


CASED SET OF TWO VIOLINS WITH BOWS. One violin having a stamped interior “The Patent Violin Pat’d August 12th, 1876″. The other with no markings. Both having inlay borders and complete. Along with two standard bows, one marked illegibly. Housed in a fine Canadian double violin case with blue velvet interior. SIZE: 23-1/2″ and 23-3/4”. CONDITION: Both have been used, good. (we suggest personal inspection or call for a hands on condition report). 9-92874 (300-500)


GEORGE III JAPANNED OAK TALL-CASE CLOCK, “JAMES NICOL CANONGATE”. Mid-18th century. The domed molded cornice above the astragal-glazed door with notched corners, fitted to the conforming bonnet, the door opening to a brushed silvered dial with black enamel Roman numeral chapter ring centering a seconds dial above apertures for time, strike, and calendar, centered by pierced brass filigreed spandrels cast with urns and scrolling vinery beneath a central silvered rondel etched in script the name “James Nicol Canongate” (circa 1740, Edinburgh, Scotland) flanked by scrolling cast dolphins. The brass works unmarked. The rectangular waisted case with tombstone-arched molded door fitted on a cove molded box base raised on bracket feet. The door chinoiserie-decorated, the case with gilt-decorated guilloches and gilt fernery. Weights, pendulum and key present. SIZE: 83″ h. x 14″ throat w. x 8-1/2″ d. PROVENANCE: From an eastern Connecticut home. CONDITION: Retains original surfaces with dark craquelure; works appear original to case, backboards and bracket feet the same. 9-92694 (3,000-5,000)


KUBA ORIENTAL RUG, EAST CAUCASUS. Last quarter 19th century. The black field enclosing red, blue, and ivory medallions within polychrome borders, finely woven overall. SIZE: 6 ft 10 in x 4 ft. CONDITION: Very good condition overall, with minor corrosion of black colors. 9-92984 (2,000-3,000)


SAROUK CARPET, CENTRAL PERSIA. First quarter 20th century. The rose-red field with dense polychrome floral sprays within a blue-black floral main border and multiple guard borders. SIZE: 15 ft 9 in x 10 ft. CONDITION: Very good overall with soft palette and nearly full pile. 9-92566 (3,000-5,000)


FINE QUEEN ANNE FIGURED WALNUT SECRETARY BOOKCASE. Second quarter 18th century. In two parts, the double-domed wavy-molded cornice above the conforming upper case fitted with a pair of shaped beveled mirrored doors, each with an etched starburst design, opening to an interior fitted with two adjustable shelves above a row of pigeonholes over a row of three serpentine drawers, above an aligned pair of candle slides, fitted to the molded lower case having a thumbmolded hinged slant lid on lopers, the interior with tooled leather writing surface and fitted with an arrangement of pigeonholes, the outermost stepped, above a row of incurved serpentine document drawers, all centering a prospect door, above three graduated long drawers, raised on a quarter-round molded bracket base. The whole in richly figured walnut veneers. SIZE: 78″ h. x 32″ case w. x 21″ d. CONDITION: Old repolished and restored surfaces. Restoration to some veneers and to bracket feet. Old insect damage is minor. Beveled mirror plates original. Escutcheons probably original, brass hardware later replacements. Overall very good restored condition. 9-92779 (6,000-7,500)


GEORGE III FIGURED MAHOGANY WAKE TABLE. Circa 1780. The one-board rectangular top with rounded ends fitted with matching hinged demilune leaves projecting above the straight frieze raised on eight square molded legs. The leaves supported by double gatelegs. SIZE: 28″ h. x 21-1/2″ w. x 88″ l. Dimensions open: 53″ x 88″. CONDITION: Professionally repolished, old restoration to swing leg and gate, one hinge repair at top. The table retains a rich clear color, the wood well matched and well figured. 9-92342 (7,000-10,000)


FINE GEORGE III CARVED MAHOGANY BREAKFRONT BOOKCASE. Circa 1785. In eight sections, the stepped molded cornice carved with leaftips and flowerheads fitted to the bookcase section of three parts, the center section with double lancet-arched doors, the end sections each with a single door, all opening to adjustable shelves, stepped back and fitted to the waisted lower section of three parts with leaftip-carved edge, the centermost fitted with a pair of cupboard doors flanked by single-door units, all fitted to the conforming plinth having a gadrooned edge. SIZE: 7’8″ h x 7’11-1/2″ w x 21-1/2″ d. CONDITION: Overall in very nice condition, retaining good old color and surface, having minor restorations, door panels with minimal and acceptable shrinkage. 9-92322 (15,000-20,000)


SULTANABAD ORIENTAL CARPET, NORTH PERSIA. First half 19th century. With alternating rows of polychrome lotus blossoms and flowerheads, joined by interlacing floral vinery in a deep indigo field within a wide salmon main border of flowerheads. SIZE: 13 ft 10 in x 11 ft 4in. CONDITION: In very good condition overall with soft colors. Areas of even low pile; areas of excellent professional re-weaving. 9-92569 (8,500-10,500)


NORTHWEST PERSIAN ORIENTAL CORRIDOR CARPET. Last quarter 19th century. The pale indigo serrated pole medallion within a dark indigo stepped arched paneled field within conforming spandrels, all with dense polychrome floral latticework. SIZE: 6 ft 9 in x 19 ft 3 in. PROVENANCE: From a central Maine estate. CONDITION: Overall even minor wear. An area of moderate wear spanning the width of the carpet one-third into the length. Small losses due to oxidation corner of main border. 9-92886 (2,000-3,000)


IMPORTANT PAIR OF CHINESE EXPORT FAMILLE-ROSE BOTTLE VASES. Mid 19th Century. Each with a long neck and elephant head handles at the shoulder, the bulbous body profusely decorated with panels depicting domestic scenes alternating with birds, butterflies, and flowers within meandering green borders. SIZE: Each 24″ h. CONDITION: Overall very good with minimal losses to gilding, no restorations noted. 9-92722 (4,000-6,000)


FIVE ROSE MEDALLION TEAPOTS. Second half 19th century. Including four small drum-form pots and a miniature bulbous pot, all with lids and various designs, the largest with meandering blue borders. SIZE: Tallest: 5-1/2″ h. Smallest: 3″ h. PROVENANCE: From a private Pennsylvania collection. CONDITION: Very good overall, with minor and minimal enamel flecks. 9-92643-10 (400-600)


FIVE ROSE MANDARIN AND MEDALLION CANISTERS. Second half 19th century. Four drum-form canisters with covers, each cover decorated with a domestic scene. The barrel-form canister with floral-decorated cover. SIZE: Range 4-1/2″ h. to 1-1/2″ h. PROVENANCE: From a private Pennsylvania collection. CONDITION: Very good overall, with minor interior cover rim flakes and minor paint flecks. 9-92643-11 (400-600)


THREE DIMINUTIVE ROSE MEDALLION VASES. Second half 19th century. A near pair with scalloped everted rim above a long neck with applied gilt foo dog handles and four salamanders at the shoulders, the cylindrical bodies decorated with alternating panels of domestic life, flora, and fauna. The third and smallest, with everted scalloped rim applied with salamanders at the neck and shoulder decorated with panels of a domestic sceneS opposing a floral decorated panel within spread-wing bat borders. SIZE: Tallest: 10-1/4″ h. Shortest: 6″ h. PROVENANCE: From a private Pennsylvania collection. CONDITION: Of the near pair, one with minor roughness to rim edges, the second with professional repair running the circumference at the shoulder. The smallest very good overall. 9-92643-1 (200-300)


TWO ROSE MEDALLION COVERED VEGETABLE DISHES. 19th/20th century. The first of lozenge form 4″ h. x 10-1/2″ l., with fitted lid and berry finial. The second of rectangular form 5-1/2″ h. x 9-1/4″ l., with notched corners and fitted lid with berry finial. Both typically decorated. SIZE: As noted above. PROVENANCE: From a private Pennsylvania collection. CONDITION: Lozenge-form dish (20th century) in very good condition. Rectangular dish (19th century) very good with minor gilding loss and rim flakes. 9-92643-4 (200-400)


AFTER JOHN JAMES AUDUBON (American, 1785-1851) “LABRADOR FALCON”. Large folio print after the printing by R. Havell, 1834. Plate CXCVI, No. 40. Housed in a black molded wood frame with gilt liner. Amsterdam Edition, Last half of the 20th Century. SIZE: 39-1/2″ X 25-3/4″. CONDITION: Very good. 9-92730 (600-1,000)


AFTER JOHN JAMES AUDUBON (American, 1785-1851) “WILLOW GROUS” OR “LARGE PTARMIGAN”. 20th Century large folio print after Audubon No. 39 Plate CXCI. We believe this to be the Amsterdam Edition. Housed in a modern birdseye maple modern wood frame. SIZE: 26-1/4″ x 39-1/2″. CONDITION: Very good, not examined out of frame. 9-92735 (600-1,000)


AFTER JOHN JAMES AUDUBON (American, 1785-1851) “AMERICAN CROSSBILL”. 20th Century print of Plate No. CXCVII showing several birds on hemlock branch. We believe this to be the Amsterdam Edition. Housed in a birdseye molded wood frame with large white matte. SIZE: Sight: 25-3/4″ x 18-1/2″. CONDITION: Very good, not examined out of frame. 9-92736 (600-1,000)


PAIR OF BIRD PRINTS AFTER GOULD AND RICHTER. Colored prints titled “Blue Throated Sabre Wing” and “Purple Breaster Carib”. Both identically housed in modern gilt frames with colorful highlighted mattes. SIZE: Sight: 15-1/2″ x 11-1/2″. CONDITION: Very good. 9-92759 (500-800)


AMERICAN HORSE AND SULKY COPPER WEATHERVANE. Early-20th century. The full-bodied weathervane depicting a trotting horse with sulky and driver, with mottled reddish and verdigris surface. SIZE: 18-1/2″ overall h x 35″ overall l. CONDITION: Overall very good with expected weathering. 9-92725 (2,000-3,000)


IRON AND BRASS PARADE LANTERN STANDARD. Second half 19th century. Probably Continental, the wrought-iron standard with three hooks for lanterns tied with multi-colored ribbons, the pole fitted with brass bells, capped with brass ball finials. Originally mounted on a carriage or parade wagon. SIZE: 57″ h. x 12″ overall w. CONDITION: Having some soldered repairs beneath the finials and at bell attachments. Otherwise very good. Retains original screw attachment. 9-92935 (400-600)


FINE COURTING MIRROR WITH EGLOMISE PANELS. The stepped, molded crest above the rectangular pine frame, all mounted with floral decorated and striated eglomise panels centering the rectangular mirror plate within a molded slip. SIZE: 16” h x 11” w. CONDITION: Overall good. Crack in floral eglomise panel, minor losses to pine frame, crack lower left facing in eglomise panel. Retains old backboard. 9-74924 (150-300)


WATERCOLOR “THE PIGEONS” BY AMERICA PICKEN. Framed watercolor showing two doves with wings extended perched on a branch. Inscribed below “The Pigeons by America Picken Oct. A. D. 1844”. Housed in an early 20th Century frame. A typed label on reverse “America Picken married James Hoover Oct. 24, 1848 and was start of Hoover Branch of the family who later married Heaton’s”. SIZE: Sight: 6-1/2″ x 8″. CONDITION: Some light foxing and stains, generally good. 9-93087 (400-600)


HERIZ CARPET, NORTHWEST PERSIA. The lobed medium and dark indigo medallion on a madder red field with dense polychrome geometric design centered by ale indigo spandrels within a blue-black border of polychrome geometric lattice work. SIZE: 10′ x 6′ 11″. CONDITION: Very good overall having nice colors with acceptable even wear, loss to selvedge. 9-91107 (2,000-3,000)


FINE AMERICAN HEPPLEWHITE MAHOGANY BUTLER’S SECRETARY. Circa 1810. In three parts, the arched cove-molded crest fitted to the center bookcase section having a pair of astragal-glazed doors with geometric panels stepped back on the lower case, the rectangular molded top fitted with four long reverse-graduated cockbeaded drawers, the topmost hinged with a tooled leather writing surface, fitted with an arrangement of four drawers over eight valanced cubbyholes, the whole raised on tapered bracket feet centering a shaped apron. SIZE: 92″ h. x 43″ w. x 22″ d. CONDITION: Professionally repolished, with very good color; no damages or repairs noted. Retains original stamped “thistle” brass hardware. 9-92346 (4,500-6,500)


CLASSICAL MAHOGANY GILT-METAL-MOUNTED CARD TABLE, PROBABLY BOSTON. The D-form hinged top rotating on the conforming frieze, each corner and central panel mounted with a six-pointed reeded star and gadrooned brass edge, raised on four reeded pedestals, acanthus-carved and ring-turned, joined to the base with star mounts raised on outswept reeded legs joined by an acanthus-carved reeded stretcher. The whole on brass-capped clawfoot casters. In the manner of Duncan Phyfe. SIZE: 28-1/4″ h. x 34-3/4″ w. x 17″ d. PROVENANCE: From a Vassalboro, Maine Family Estate. CONDITION: Retains original old surfaces and original gilt-metal mounts. In untouched condition. 9-92116 (2,000-4,000)


BOSTON FEDERAL EGLOMISE AND GILTWOOD MIRROR, BEARING THE LABEL OF “CERMENATI & MONFRINO”. Circa 1806. The stepped molded cornice above a frieze with ropetwist decoration, the rectangular milk glass eglomise panel decorated with a floral-and-vinery filled classical urn above the rectangular mirrorplate flanked by classical columns. This example bears the paper label on the original backboard of “Cermenati & Monfrino” with the address of “2 State Street, Boston”. In 1806, Paul Cermenati and G. Monfrino advertised as carvers and gilders at 2 State Street in Boston. This mirror, by virtue of the label, introduces a group made in Boston in 1806. By the end of 1806 to 1807, Cermenati was advertising a different partnership with John Bernarda with a change in label. SIZE: 33-3/4″ x 18-1/4″. PROVENANCE: The Hale Family Estate. CONDITION: Surfaces, gilding, eglomise panel, and backboard all original. With touch-ups. Areas of gilding loss throughout. 9-93054 (3,000-5,000)


NEW ENGLAND QUEEN ANNE CARVED WALNUT SIDE CHAIR. Mid-18th century. Probably Rhode Island. The yoked crest continuing to shaped stiles centering a shaped and chamfered vasiform splat joined to the trapezoidal slip seat frame, the rails arched and scalloped, raised on frontal cabriole legs and blocked cylindrical backswept rear legs, joined by a block-turned recessed box stretcher. SIZE: 41″ h. of back. CONDITION: Clean, polished, and restored. With replaced seat blocks and original seat frame. Interesting tenon construction on front legs at stretchers. Otherwise very good. 9-92831 (2,800-3,500)


NEW HAMPSHIRE CHIPPENDALE BIRCH TALL CHEST. Back of chest marked “Feb,y 10 1764”. The rectangular dovetailed case with applied conforming molded cornice fitted with five graduated thumbmolded long drawers, raised on a molded bracket-foot base with shaped returns. SIZE: 49″ h. x 36″ case w. x 20″ overall d. CONDITION: With old scrubbed surfaces, original cornice, and backboards fastened by rosehead nails. Original hardware replaced with wooden knobs. Seam shrinkage splits top and sides. Otherwise very good condition. 9-92832 (1,800-2,200)


PAIR OF MASSACHUSETTS SHERATON CARVED MAHOGANY PENCIL-POST CANOPY BEDS. First third 19th century. Each fitted with custom arched frame covered with a red-on-ivory toile fabric, joined to the pencil-post head and foot boards, the octagonal faceted head posts centering a shaped panel, the foot with swelled reeded urn-turned posts. Each fitted with stamped brass bolt plates. SIZE: Overall: 85″ h. x 36″ w. x 73-3/4″ x 79-1/4″ l. CONDITION: These beds were made to accommodate a 36″ x 73-1/2″ custom box spring and mattress. With original surfaces and rails. No restoration. 9-92824 (1,500-2,000)


SERAPE ORIENTAL CARPET, NORTHWEST PERSIA. Late 19th century. The blue-black indigo medallion within a madder-red field headed by pale turquoise lotus blossoms, within pale turquoise and madder-red spandrels, all profusely decorated with stylized leaves and flowerheads, all within a dark indigo floral-and-sazleaf decorated main border. SIZE: 16 ft 9 in x 11 ft 11 in. PROVENANCE: From a central Maine estate. CONDITION: With moderate even wear overall. Retains very good rich warm colors. Small areas of professional restoration, including a patch and tear. 9-92885 (1,500-3,000)


NORTHWEST PERSIAN ORIENTAL RUNNER. First half 20th century. The deep indigo field with dense polychrome floral vinery within a brick-red floral latticework main border. SIZE: 9 ft. 5 in. x 3 ft. PROVENANCE: From a Bangor, ME, collection. CONDITION: Very good overall with full pile, end fringes absent. 9-92371 (400-600)


ANGELIS SCATTER RUG. Circa 1920. The rose-pink field with repeating rows of deep indigo and green devices centered by crenelated guard borders and ivory spandrels within a conforming main border, all with polychrome stylized latticework. SIZE: 5 ft. 3 in. x 3 ft. 4 in. PROVENANCE: From a Bangor, ME, collection. CONDITION: Very good overall with even wear, retaining good pile. 9-92372 (200-400)


PAIR OF AMERICAN FEDERAL BRASS BEEHIVE ANDIRONS. Circa 1800. Of typical form with double-arched spurred legs on ball feet. SIZE: Each 19-1/2″ h. CONDITION: Very good overall. 9-92933 (300-400)


BRASS AND WIRE FIRE SCREEN. Circa 1800. The D-form screen with brass rail above wire mesh. SIZE: 24″ h. x 43-1/2″ overall w. CONDITION: Very good, all original. 9-92934 (200-300)


PAIR OF CAST-IRON FIGURAL ANDIRONS. 19th century. Each depicting a young woman with bandanna and flowing dress standing in a scallop shell raised on a scrolled base. SIZE: Each 17-1/2″ h. x 18″ d. CONDITION: Good overall. 9-93079 (300-500)


NICE SCENIC TOLE-DECORATED TRAY. Second half 19th century. Depicting a family at work in winter farm yard, signed lower right “C. DE MONTIGNY”, framed within stylized tree branches on a black ground. SIZE: 22″ X 15-3/4″. CONDITION: Retains all original surfaces with some craquelure, scratches in rim edges. 9-92635 (400-600)


REVERSE PAINTING ON GLASS WITH FOIL BACKING. Three dimensional picture shows a harp with silver frame and gold strings surrounded by a large assemblage of colorful flowers, some with silver and gold backing. All having a black background. Housed in what appears to be its original deep gilt molded wood frame. SIZE: Sight: 13-1/2″ x 11-1/2″. CONDITION: Very good. 9-93091 (500-800)


BLUE DECORATED 3-GAL JUG, FORT EDWARD, N.Y. Late 19th century. The salt-glazed jug marked with the numeral “3” and “NEW YORK STONEWARE CO. FORT EDWARD, N.Y.” above a cobalt-blue decorated panel depicting a songbird on branches with stylized leaves, having an applied handle. SIZE: 15-3/4″ h. PROVENANCE: From a Vassalboro, Maine Family Estate. CONDITION: The neck with half-inch flake on exterior rim; three vertical 1-1/4″ firing cracks around base rim, some old early chips in base rim. Overall very good condition, with good markings and paint. 9-92113 (800-1,200)


FINE STONEWARE COVERED BEAN POT. Possibly by White’s Uttica. Molded bean pot with handle and lid. Decorated with embossed designs and the words “Boston the Home of the Bean” and “Spirit of 76 Bunker Hill”. Original blue decorated top. SIZE: 7-1/2″ h x 8″ dia without handle. CONDITION: Very good. 9-91636 (300-500)


EARLY AMERICAN CANDLE MOLD. First quarter 19th century. The rectangular pine frame fitted with 24 pewter cylindrical molds, the frame with boot jack ends and joined by dovetailed strapping. SIZE: 16″ h. x 21″ l. x 7″ w. CONDITION: All original, very good condition. 9-92823 (600-900)


TWO NEW ENGLAND SPLIT-BANISTER-BACK SIDE CHAIRS. Probably Connecticut. Late 18th/early 19th century. The first with an arched serpentine crest rail above three split banisters flanked by swelled ring-turned stiles with supressed ball-and-onion finials joined to the trapezoidal woven hemp seat, the sausage-turned frontal legs and back legs joined by double box stretchers retaining old red wash surface. The second of similar form, stripped and repolished, with spool finials, trapezoidal woven splat seat, the legs joined by double box stretchers. SIZE: The first: 43-3/4″ h. The second: 43-1/4″ h. PROVENANCE: From an eastern Connecticut home. CONDITION: The first example with old repolished surfaces and later woven seat; the second with stripped and repolished frame retaining traces of old surface, the seat old if not original. 9-92696 9-92697 (300-600)


NEW ENGLAND CHIPPENDALE BIRCH SLANT-LID DESK. Second half 18th century. The rectangular dovetailed case with hinged thumbmolded sloping lid opening to an interior fitted with valanced pigeonholes above two document drawers, centering a stack of three blocked and fan-carved drawers and a pair of letter drawers with engaged half-columns, above four long graduated drawers, retaining original brass handles and escutcheons, on a molded base raised on shaped bracket feet with scalloped returns centering a drop pendant. SIZE: 42-1/4″ h. x 39-3/4″ case w. x 21-1/4″ d. CONDITION: Professionally repolished and restored. Base original with restoration. 9-92834 (2,500-3,000)


EARLY AMERICAN PINE 3-DRAWER BLANKET CHEST. Rectangular lid with molded edges hinged on a conforming case opening to a well over three long graduated drawers with molded edges above a molded base. Raised on shaped bracket feet with a central drop panel. Circa 1820. SIZE: 51-1/2″ h x 39″ w x 17-1/2″ d. CONDITION: Very good overall with minor surfaces scratches and old scrubbed finish. Retains original backboards with rosehead nails. 9-91231 (400-800)


AMERICAN QUEEN ANNE MAHOGANY TILT TOP TEA TABLE. Circular top hinged above a turned urn form standard raised on a tripod base of arched cabriole legs chamfered beneath terminating in bold pointed pad feet. SIZE: 26-1/2″ h x 32″ dia. CONDITION: Retains original old dark surfaces. There is one old repair to one leg at ankle with old metal brace inset beneath the foot, repaired seam split on top. Otherwise table is very good overall with original top, hardware and post. 9-91812 (700-1,000)


JOHN MURPHY (Publisher, Early 19th Century) “THE DRINKING WELL IN HYDE PARK”. Colored engraving shows a family having a formal picnic under large tree with well dressed butler and table set with food. After a painting by Maria Spilsbury (1777-1823), Engraved by James Godby, dated 1802. Housed in an antique birdseye maple veneered frame with gold liner. SIZE: 21-1/2″ x 26-3/4″. CONDITION: Some restoration, good. Not examined out of frame. 9-92904 (500-1,000)


ACKERMANN & CO. (Publisher, Mid 19th Century) “LOOKING IN”. Colored engraving after a painting by H.P. Parker and published in London, 1837. The hand colored print shows a man poking through an alcove reading the Navaland Military Gazette. Titled in the plate. Housed in a modern stepped gilt frame with watercolored highlighted matte. This image was also used later by Currier & Ives. SIZE: Sight: 22-1/2″ x 17-3/4″. CONDITION: Professionally restored with repaired tears. Generally good. 9-92734 (500-800)


AFTER GEORGE MORLAND (British, 1763-1804) “THE WEARY SPORTSMAN”. Reprinted colored lithograph after the Bond Engraving shows a man resting beneath a large tree holding gun and hat, his three hunting dogs rest beside him while the recently shot hare is atop rock. Nicely housed in a gesso decorated gilt frame having a highlighted matte. SIZE: Sight: 21″ x 15-1/2″. CONDITION: Very good, not examined out of frame. 9-92897 (250-400)


SAROUK RUG, CENTRAL PERSIA. Circa 1920. The wine-red field with blue, ivory, and brown floral sprays within a blue floral border. SIZE: 6 ft 9 in x 4 ft. CONDITION: Slight wear to edge and corner, otherwise very good overall. 9-92993 (600-900)


SAROUK CARPET, CENTRAL PERSIA. Circa 1940. The dark indigo field with dense soft rust and light blue floral sprays and vinery, within a single wide floral border. SIZE: 11 ft 4 in x 8 ft 9 in. CONDITION: Good to very good condition overall, showing minor wear spots. 9-92994 (1,000-1,500)


NEW ENGLAND QUEEN ANNE CHERRY DROP-LEAF TABLE, PROBABLY CONNECTICUT. Second half 18th century. The rectangular top with hinged demilune leaves projecting above the conforming frieze raised on blocked, ring-turned, swelled, cylindrical legs terminating in flattened pad feet. SIZE: 27-1/2″ h. x 45″ l. x 17″ w. closed/46″ w. open. CONDITION: Completely restored and repolished, the older painted surfaces removed, the gates restored, the lower 4″ board of each leaf professionally restored with old matching wood, the feet professionally pieced. The table has nice proportions and presents well. 9-92817 (1,500-2,500)


NICE CONNECTICUT CHIPPENDALE CHERRY CHEST OF DRAWERS. Circa 1780. The rectangular top with molded edges above the conforming case fitted with four long graduated drawers on a molded base raised on shaped bracket feet with scalloped returns. SIZE: 35″ h. x 38-3/4″ w. x 18-1/4″ d. CONDITION: Very good overall, professionally restored and refinished, with repair to feet. Replaced brass hardware. 9-92118 (1,000-2,000)


NEW ENGLAND HEPPLEWHITE CARD TABLE. Circa 1800. Probably New Hampshire, the rectangular hinged top with serpentine edges projecting above the conforming frieze fitted with a single serpentine drawer raised on square tapered legs. SIZE: 28-1/2″ h. x 34″ w. x 17-1/4″ d. CONDITION: Overall very nice condition, professionally refinished. Hardware replaced, new drilled holes. 9-92351 (1,000-1,600)


PAPER BROADSIDE FROM FRYEBURG, MAINE. Broadside for Mrs. E. G. Fife & Co. Millinery & Fancy Goods. Broadside having an engraving of an older woman holding up a bolt of material labeled “Dry Goods & Notions” and having a caption “Mrs. E. G. Fife & Co. “Nose” How to Give Good Measure”. Housed in a modern brass style frame with brown matte. SIZE: Sight: 13″ x 10″. CONDITION: Folds, generally good. 9-92582 (200-300)


LOT OF FIVE COLLECTIBLE BOXES. 1) 3-3/4″ x 1-1/2″ hinged lid snuff box in bone, horn/wood with silvered disc “G. Wieser” -chip in base. 2) 2″ h tankard form horn and wood snuff box. 3) 2″ h canteen form horn and wood snuff box. Horn decorated and signed “L. P.” Wood with carved design of flowers – chips in horn. 4) 1-1/4″ x 3/4″ miniature burl snuff box signed “A. B 1877”. 5) 1-1/4″ x 2-1/2″ bone book form match holder with end lids – chip to one lid. CONDITION: As noted above. 9-92578-3 (300-500)


WANETA PHELPS (British, 19th/20th Century) YOUNG GIRL AND HER KITTEN. Miniature on ivory scene shows a young girl with long blond hair and pink/white nightgown holding a black and white kitten in her lap. The girl’s head is up and she smiles fondly at the kitten. She is seen in a red upholstered chair with a green background. Signed lower left Waneta Phelps, Paris, 1900″. Housed in what appears to be its original small shadowbox black frame with gold liner and glass. SIZE: Sight: 4-1/2″ x 3-1/2″. CONDITION: There is a vertical crack approximately 1″ from right border through image and a small 1-1/2″ crack at bottom center. Otherwise very good as the cracks are tight and not lifted. 9-92926 (500-600)


UNSIGNED (19th Century) MINIATURE PORTRAIT OF MARY SYKES WITHERAL. Oil on wood panel oval portrait of a woman wearing a white bonnet and black shawl. Housed in its original period wood and gesso decorated frame with gilt matte having an oval window. Partial paper identification label on reverse. SIZE: Sight: 3-1/4″ x 2-1/2″. CONDITION: Very good. 9-92600 (350-450)


UNSIGNED (American or British School, Mid 19th Century) THE YELLOW FLOWERS. Oil on paper laid on wood panel half portrait of a child in black dress with white collar holding a yellow flower. The child has blond curly hair and is seen against a teal/blue oval background having black corners. Housed in a flat stained frame with gold liner. SIZE: Sight: 9-1/4″ x 6-3/4″. CONDITION: Minor inpainting, some bubbling, generally very good. 9-93088 (500-1,000)


FRAZIER? (American, 19th Century) PORTRAIT OF MARY BEAUFORD SHRIBACK?. Miniature on ivory portrait of an older woman seated in a red chair holding a brown fan. She wears a white bonnet with black bow-tie. A pen inscribed paper covers the back and appears to state “Mary Beauford Shriback? Wife of Col. Thomas Shriback? of North Carolina. Painted by Frazier?…”. Housed in a period gesso decorated frame. SIZE: Sight: 3-1/2″ x 2-3/4″. CONDITION: Slight warp, otherwise good. 9-92601 (350-450)


18TH-CENTURY DUTCH PINE PEWTER CUPBOARD. The molded cornice joined to the conforming dovetailed case having two open shelves with molded plate racks joined by scalloped supports, mortised to the lower case having a mid-molding and fitted with a central paneled door flanked by canted raised panel sides above a molded plinth, raised on shaped supports. SIZE: 64″ h. x 33-1/2″ w. x 18-3/4″ d. CONDITION: Retains old dark surfaces and hardware. Of dovetail, mortise, and tenon construction, the piece may have originated in a corner against a wall as only two of the three exposed sides are finished. The central support is a later replacement, the back supports are a continuation of the sides. A nice pleasing small example with good old patina. 9-92345 (1,500-2,500)


ITALIAN JACOBEAN CARVED WALNUT CASSONE. Probably mid-18th century. The rectangular hinged lid with molded and notched edges opening to an interior fitted with till, the conforming case faced with figural carved panels alternating with flat molded panels joined to the half-round plinth carved with gadrooned edge and raised on carved paw feet. SIZE: 24″ h. x 36″ w. x 24″ d. CONDITION: Repolished with professional restoration, including 6-inch section of half-round molding right rear facing, some restored inner moldings. Rear corners of lid are spliced. Retains original wrought-iron hardware including lock. 9-92344 (1,400-2,000)


CONTINENTAL OAK BLANKET BOX WITH BOOTJACK ENDS. First half 18th century. The rectangular hinged top above the conforming case with bootjack ends. SIZE: 19″ h x 37-1/2″ l x 13-1/2″ d. CONDITION: Retains original dark surfaces, with staining due to water; original partial strap hinges, lock, and partial hasp. Shrinkage split in top. Otherwise good. 9-92833 (200-300)


A NICE SCANDINAVIAN PAINT-DECORATED DOME-TOP STORAGE CHEST, POSSIBLY NORWAY. Circa 1859. The front panel painted in mustard color with the name of the owner, “Anders Gundersen” and location “Moen Aar”(?), dated 1859. The hinged domed lid opening to an interior fitted with till, the inside of the lid decorated with a stylistic floral spray in orange and black on cream ground, fitted to the dovetailed case, the sides with iron carrying handles, the edges iron bound. The whole painted with brick red faux-graining, decorated with green stripes simulating strapping. SIZE: 21″ h. x 32″ w. x 18” d. PROVENANCE: From a southern Connecticut home. CONDITION: The trunk with original paint-decorated surfaces, somewhat faded and worn, shrinkage crack along center of lid. Retains all original hardware and lock. A nice example not commonly seen in this country. 9-91399 (250-400)


LOT OF FOUR MATTED NAUTICAL CHARTS. 1) Showing part of Martha’s Vineyard with Muskeget Shoals. 2) Showing York Harbor with the Piscataqua River. 3 & 4) Identical maps showing Penobscot Bay including Southern Fox Island and Owls Head Bay. Three are hand colored, one remains uncolored. All having embossed stamp from the Massachusetts Historical Society and are copies from the original 1776 publishing by Jew. Des Varres. SIZE: Sight: 22″ x 32″; three vertical and one horizontal. CONDITION: Mattes have surface dirt, otherwise good. Three with foam core backing, one without. 9-92712 (1,000-2,000)


FRAMED NAUTICAL CHART OF MARTHA’S VINEYARD. Large engraving having embossed stamp from the Massachusetts Historical Society and is a copy from the original 1776 publishing by Jew. Des Varres. Chart showing the western part of Martha’s Vineyard and shows “Muskeget Shoals” and island. Housed in a fine modern black painted and gilt molded wood frame with gilt highlighted matte. SIZE: Sight: 33″ x 23-1/2″. CONDITION: Very good. 9-92707 (500-1,000)


PAIR OF AMERICAN BRASS DOUBLE LEMON-TOP ANDIRONS. Circa 1810. Having two turned lemon-form sections each with molded mid-band above the columnar base, raised on arched spurred legs on ball feet. SIZE: 18″ h. x 17″ overall d. CONDITION: Each with a seam split, one with old peaned repair to legs. 9-92347 (250-350)


PAIR OF NEW ENGLAND FEDERAL BRASS ANDIRONS. Circa 1800. The suppressed urn-form finials joined to ring-turned standards raised on arched double-spurred legs, raised on ball feet. SIZE: Each 19-3/4″ h. CONDITION: Very good overall. 9-92932 (300-400)


TWO FAMILLE-ROSE TEAPOTS AND CUPS FITTED IN OVAL BASKETS. Second half 19th century. Each drum-form pot with lid and wrapped wire handles, accompanied by tea bowl, fitted in oval basket. SIZE: First:5-1/2″ x 9″. Second:6-1/4″ x 9-1/2″. PROVENANCE: From a private Pennsylvania collection. CONDITION: Overall very good. 9-92643-20 (500-700)


ROSE MEDALLION ASSOCIATED THREE-PIECE TEA SET. Late 19th century. Including a strap-handled drum-form teapot 5-1/4″ h. and a bulbous-covered sugar and creamer, 5″ h. and 4″ h. respectively. Each with simulated bamboo handles and spout. SIZE: As noted above. PROVENANCE: From a private Pennsylvania collection. CONDITION: Overall very good, with minor wear to gilding. 9-92643-7 (300-500)


THREE ROSE MEDALLION SMALL VASES. The first an 11″ h. baluster vase with lid and foo dog finial and simulated ring handles at the shoulders. The second a 10″ h. vase with cupped rim, decorated with domestic scenes. The third a 7-1/4″ h. miniature temple vase. SIZE: As noted above. PROVENANCE: From a private Pennsylvania collection. CONDITION: The first with hairline crack running vertically beneath one handle and with small glazing chips. The others very good overall with minor and minimal glazing imperfections. 9-92643-6 (200-400)


TWO CHINESE EXPORT PORCELAIN ROSE MEDALLION COFFEEPOTS. Second half 19th century. Each with a domed cylindrical lid with ball finial and scalloped applied handle, profusely decorated in typical fashion. SIZE: First: 10-1/4″ h. Second: 8-3/4″ h. PROVENANCE: From a private Pennsylvania collection. CONDITION: The first and tallest with repaired cover, small chip on spout, and wear to gilt decoration. The second in very good condition. 9-92643-3 (400-600)


ORIENTAL CARVED TEAK QUARTETTO TABLES. Late 19th-early 20th century. Each of the four fitted within the next, having a frame-molded top above the conforming frieze with raised decoration raised on box-frame molded legs and stretchers. SIZE: Largest: 25″ h. x 19″ w. x 13-1/4″ d. CONDITION: Tables retain original polished surfaces, cleaned, with normal shrinkage cracks, tightened and re-glued professionally. Very good overall. 9-92825 (100-200)


AFTER CURRIER & IVES (Publisher, 19th Century) “MASSACHUSETTS AND RHODE ISLAND”. Framed mid 20th Century print of the Currier & Ives depiction of the steamship “The Massachusetts”. Full margin with legend. Housed in a black molded wood frame with gilt liner, needs matte. SIZE: 27″ x 40″. CONDITION: Very good, not examined out of frame. 9-92733 (1,000-1,500)


AFTER CURRIER & IVES (Publisher, 19th Century) “THE CITY OF WASHINGTON”. Fine colored reprint of the panoramic birdseye view of Washington showing the Potomac River and the Capitol building with the houses and streets. A full margin has written legend with prominent features. Housed in a fine gilt wood frame with linen and gilt liner. SIZE: Sight: 19-1/2″ x 28-1/2″. CONDITION: Very good, not examined out of frame. 9-92732 (750-1,250)


HAMADAN RUNNER, CENTRAL PERSIA. Circa 1920. The black field with repeating medallions and flowerheads in gold, red, and light blue within an ivory main border of geometric designs. SIZE: 7 ft 7 in x 3 ft 7 in. CONDITION: Very good overall with slight even wear. 9-92990 (400-600)


BIDJAR ORIENTAL CARPET, NORTHWEST PERSIA. Circa 1900. The floral medallion in deep indigo, ivory, and shades of pink, on a claret-red field, all with dense polychrome floral vinery, the blue-black main border with lotus blossoms flanked by multiple small borders of flowerheads and meandering vinery. SIZE: 15 ft 8 in x 10 ft 5 in. PROVENANCE: From a southern Maine home. CONDITION: Retains good color, with areas of moderate wear. 9-92946 (1,000-2,000)


HERIZ ORIENTAL CARPET, NORTHWEST PERSIA. Circa 1900. The blue-black center medallion with stylized flowerheads on the madder-red field within ivory spandrels with stylized vinery, all within a blue-black sazleaf latticework main border. SIZE: 14 ft 7 in x 11 ft 6-1/2 in. PROVENANCE: From a central Maine estate. CONDITION: The center medallion with some dry rot and holes (restorable), even wear overall. Area of heavy wear at one corner, four feet from end. 9-92884 (1,000-2,000)


GEORGE III OAK BOUND LIQUOR CHEST. Second half 18th century. In blue paint and wallpaper-lined, the ironbound box with hinged lid opening to an interior fitted with an arrangement of eight stoppered gilt-decorated bottles, the center compartment fitted for two tumblers and a wooden tray fitted with three wine stems. The box with carrying handles and original lock and key. SIZE: 10-1/2″ h. x 16″ w. x 11″ d. CONDITION: The painted surface original but scrubbed and faded, paper lining original with wear and fading; retains original bottles and glasses, missing tumblers. Overall very nice condition. 9-92821 (1,400-1,800)


REGENCY GILT-DECORATED AND INLAID TILT-TOP TABLE. First half 19th century. The papier-mache table, with hinged oval top, having a central floral spray comprised of abalone inlays, gilt-heightened, within a similarly inlaid floral border, the scalloped and molded gilt-decorated edges above the conforming apron tilting on a bulbous-turned standard joined to the quatrefoil-shaped plinth with upturned feet, all gilt-decorated with scrolling vinery, the whole raised on brass casters. SIZE: 28-1/2″ h. x 28-1/2″ l. x 24″ w. CONDITION: Table retains original surfaces and inlays, the top missing two pieces of abalone inlay. In addition, there is some minor in-filling of japanned surface, including small repair to table edge. Base has two small edge damages and two compression damages on plinth; apron with two 2-inch areas of damage at long end. Surfaces with craquelure throughout, generally very good. 9-92700 (1,000-1,500)


GEORGIAN CARVED WALNUT CORNER CHAIR. The curved stepped pillow-crest joined to the conforming rail with out-turned hand grips joined to two pierced splats alternating with columnar turned supports above the square slip-seat, raised on molded and chamfered square legs joined by a simple box stretcher. SIZE: 33″ h. of back. 17-1/2″ h. of seat. PROVENANCE: From a fine Connecticut home. CONDITION: Old cleaned surfaces, frame re-glued, with additional pegging. Minimal old insect damage. Later seat frame. 9-93003 (500-1,000)


JACOBEAN CARVED INLAID OAK SERVING TABLE. English. First half 18th century. The rectangular top above the conforming frieze fitted with a long drawer simulating two aligned crossbanded and molded drawers, raised on block and baluster-turned cylindrical legs joined by a box stretcher on suppressed ball feet. SIZE: 28-3/4″ h x 38″ w x 27″ d. CONDITION: In ‘as found’ condition, with dry surfaces, seam splits in top, old restorations, and replaced hardware. Fully restorable. 9-92830 (400-600)


REGENCY INLAID AND CARVED MAHOGANY BREAKFAST TABLE. First quarter 19th century. The rectangular figured top with string-inlaid edges joined to the urn-form reeded standard, raised on four outswept molded legs terminating in brass-capped clawfoot casters. SIZE: 29″ h. x 47″ l. x 32″ w. CONDITION: Top now permanently attached to base, also with seam split and small burns. Repolished surfaces with good color. 9-93034 (400-600)


FOUR FRAMED COLORED PRINTS. Identically housed in gilt molded wood frames with watercolored highlighted mattes. Titled “Cedar Tree”; “Tea Tree”; “Giraffe” and “Fir Tree”. SIZE: Sight: 5-3/4″ x 9-1/2″. CONDITION: Generally very good, mattes obscure top of print. 9-92900 (400-600)


T. WARD (Engraver, British, 19th/20th Century) “A LIVERY STABLE”. Colored engraving shows a brown horse being tended to by a stable boy being shown to a man and woman. All in an outside stable area. Nicely housed in a gilt molded wood frame. SIZE: Sight: 21″ x 28-3/4″. CONDITION: Very good, not examined out of frame. 9-92898 (250-400)


THREE ASSORTED ROSE MEDALLION TEAPOTS. Late 19th-early 20th century. Of assorted sizes, each drum-form pot with lid and wrapped wire handles. SIZE: Range: 5-1/4″ to 6-1/2″ h. PROVENANCE: From a private Pennsylvania collection. CONDITION: All with gilding and paint wear. One with chips in lid and handle attachment. 9-92643-17 (400-600)


SIX ASSORTED ROSE MEDALLION AND MANDARIN PLATES. Late 19th-early 20th century. All decorated with birds, butterflies, flowers, and domestic scenes. SIZE: Range: 9-1/2″ to 6-1/4″ dia. PROVENANCE: From a private Pennsylvania collection. CONDITION: Butterfly plate with rim repairs. One 8″ plate with rim roughness. The others very good overall. 9-92643-13 (300-500)


ASSORTMENT OF ROSE MEDALLION TEA WARES. Late 19th-early 20th century. Including a 6″ h. drum-form teapot with lid; thirteen 2-3/4″ dia. tea bowls; eight assorted saucers ranging 4-1/4″ to 5-1/2″ dia.; three teacups; one square cup-and-saucer; and one cup-and-saucer with blue meander border (29 pcs.). SIZE: As noted above. PROVENANCE: From a private Pennsylvania collection. CONDITION: Very good overall, with some minor flakes. 9-92643-14 (400-600)


THREE ROSE MEDALLION TEAPOTS. Of assorted sizes, each drum-form pot with lid and wrapped-wire handles. SIZE: Largest: 6-1/2″ h. Smallest: 5″ h. PROVENANCE: From a private Pennsylvania collection. CONDITION: The largest and the smallest with rim chip. Otherwise all very good. 9-92643-16 (400-600)


ALEXANDER HAY RITCHIE (Engraver, American, 1822-1895) “THREE MEMBERS OF THE TEMPERANCE SOCIETY”. Black and white print shows three horses drinking at a water trough. After a painting by J.F. Herring. Housed in a fine antique molded wood frame. SIZE: Sight: 21-1/2″ x 28-1/2″. CONDITION: Some stains and light foxing, otherwise good. Not examined out of frame. 9-92910 (300-500)


CARVED WALNUT BUTLER’S TRAY ON STAND. First half 19th century. The rectangular gallery tray, metal-bound with pierced handgrips. The folding base of dovetailed construction, the block-and-baluster turned legs hinged in the center with brass-capped bolts, joined at the top by a straight apron, at the bottom by cylindrical ring-turned stretchers, the whole on turned feet. SIZE: Tray: 3-1/2″ h x 32-1/4″ l x 19-1/4″ w. Base: 31″ h x 28″ w x 17-1/4″ d. CONDITION: Very good overall, retaining original finish, in need of cleaning and polishing, structurally very good. 9-92837 (400-600)


PENNSYLVANIA CHIPPENDALE WALNUT HIGH CHEST OF DRAWERS. Rectangular case with applied molded cornice fitted with three aligned short drawers above two aligned short drawers over four graduated long drawers, all thumb-molded on a molded base raised on bracket feet with scalloped shaped returns. SIZE: 56″ h x case 36-1/2″ w x 39″ w overall x 29-1/2″ d. CONDITION: Overall very nice with good old polished finish. Hardware has been changed three times to the current 20th Century Queen Anne style hardware; Left rear of top at backboard has old insect damage. Some minor repairs to cornice moldings, left and right side. Right side facing having some piecing. Retains original backboard. Drawers are intact. Base, although appearing totally original, has one side bracket minus the scallop design. 9-91810 (1,200-2,500)


AMERICAN CLASSICAL CARVED FIGURAL MAHOGANY SOFA. Circa 1820. The barrel crest rail with reeded rosette terminals above the rectangular padded back joined to outscrolled arms with acanthus-carved supports and floral rosettes continuing to the figured mahogany seat rail having rectangular panels, raised on hairy paw feet with cornucopia carved returns. SIZE: 32″ h. of back x 90″ l. CONDITION: Professionally refinished and restored, covered in a silk fabric. Repaired break to both arm supports. 9-91317 (800-1,200)


PENNSYLVANIA DUTCH PAINT-DECORATED PINE BLANKET CHEST. Second half 18th century. The rectangular hinged lid with applied molded edges fitted to the conforming dovetailed case with original wrought iron tulip-form escutcheon, decorated with blue panels enclosing polychrome floral sprays on terra cotta red ground with mustard graining. The molded base on rectangular supports. SIZE: 22″ h. x 46″ l. x 24″ d. CONDITION: The top with old scrubbed surface, the case retaining original paint. The hinges replaced, lock missing, till missing. 9-93030 (2,000-3,000)


ARDEBIL COMPARTMENT RUG. Mid-20th century. Having five rows of eleven box panels, each with a floral spray beneath a prayer arch, all in soft red, light blue, and ivory colors, within multiple flowerhead and latticework borders. SIZE: 8 ft 9 in x 5 ft 6 in. CONDITION: Very good overall with slight fading and minor edge wear. 9-92988 (400-600)


HAMADAN RUG, CENTRAL PERSIA. Circa 1920. Salmon field with dense polychrome floral sprays, within a medium indigo main border of flowerheads. SIZE: 6 ft 6 in x 3 ft 7 in. CONDITION: Very good overall. 9-92989 (400-600)


NEW ENGLAND FEDERAL MAPLE SLANT-LID DESK. Circa 1800. The rectangular dovetailed case with hinged sloping lid opening to an interior fitted with valanced pigeonholes above a row of small drawers stepped back above two additional drawers, over four graduated long drawers, the molded base raised on bracket feet with shaped returns. SIZE: 40″ h x 39″ case w x 19-1/2″ d. CONDITION: Refinished, restored with newly constructed bracket base. With warped lid. 9-92931 (1,500-2,500)


RHODE ISLAND OR CONNECTICUT CHIPPENDALE MAPLE TWO-DRAWER BLANKET CHEST. Circa 1870. Rectangular lid with molded edge opening to a well with two simulated drawer fronts. Rectangular case dovetailed and fitted with two thumb-molded drawers. Raised on a molded base with shaped bracket feet and shaped drop pendant. Secondary wood being chestnut. SIZE: 43″ h x 38″ w x 17-1/2″ d. PROVENANCE: Found in a southern Connecticut home. CONDITION: Overall in very good condition with original rattail and ring hinges; hardware 20th Century replacements. Piece was stripped and re polished 20th Century, base and feet appear original as do the backboards and drawer bottoms. 9-91379 (800-1,000)


MID ATLANTIC FEDERAL INLAID MAHOGANY DRESSING MIRROR. Circa 1820. Rectangular mirror plate suspended on two canted supports joined to the rectangular box with string inlay and cross banding. Case fitted with three aligned drawers with carved ivory pulls on a molded plinth raised on shaped bracket feet. SIZE: 27-1/4″ h x 24-1/4″ w x 12″ d. CONDITION: Overall very good with old polished surfaces, slight cracking and shrinkage cracks to the mirror frame which is veneered and crossbanded. Mirror glass, backboard,and feet appear original. Ivory knobs may be original also. Brass handles to attach mirror to frame appear original. 9-91505 (300-500)


CENTENNIAL QUEEN ANNE MAHOGANY POLE SCREEN. The rectangular molded frame with silk damask panel adjusting on a mahogany pole headed by a brass finial, joined to a bulbous ring-turned standard, raised on an arched tripod cabriole-leg base, terminating in platform pad feet. SIZE: 56″ h. overall. Panel: 19″ sq. CONDITION: Very good overall, with no physical defect or restoration. Brass finial replaced. 9-92826 (400-600)

Revised: 4/18/2008

ONE DRAWER SHERATON DROP LEAF PEMBROKE TABLE. Shaped corner leaves, one drawer fitted with wood knob. New England circa 1820. Nicely turned legs and nice colored cherry wood. SIZE: 28-1/2” h x 35-3/4” d x 19” closed; 40” open. CONDITION: Some minor repair, very good. 9-90026 (600-800)

Revised: 4/18/2008

TURKISH SHIRVAN RUG. Last quarter 20th century. Central octagonal medallion with polychrome devices on a checkerboard field flanked by indigo panels of latch hooks and crabs within a burgundy border of arrowhead devices. SIZE: 5’5” x 4’. CONDITION: Very good overall. 9-90027 (600-800)


AFSHAR BAGFACE AND BELOUCHISTAN BAGFACE. Circa 1900. The first with a diamond center medallion within mulitiple latchhook borders (2 ft 9 in x 1 ft 6 in). The second with a distinct ivory star medallion on a brick-red field within a dark indigo main border (2 ft 8 in x 2 ft 8 in). SIZE: As noted above. CONDITION: Both examples with even wear and minor wear to edges and ends. Good overall. 9-92991 (300-500)


NORTHWEST PERSIAN SCATTER RUG. Circa 1920. Having three indigo, brick-red, and beige geometric medallions on a madder-red field of dense flowerheads. SIZE: 4 ft. 7 in. x 3 ft. 3 in. PROVENANCE: From a Bangor, ME, collection. CONDITION: Fair to good with lowness showing some foundation at one end. Can be easily colored. 9-92373 (200-400)


THREE FAMILLE-ROSE TEAPOTS. Second half 19th century. Each drum-form pot with wrapped wire handles, two fitted with saucer style lids, all floral decorated. SIZE: Pots 5-1/4″ to 5-3/4″ h. PROVENANCE: From a private Pennsylvania collection. CONDITION: One with hairline crack in lid, each with minor flaking in paint, one with small chip in spout. 9-92643-9 (500-700)


THREE ASSORTED ROSE MEDALLION TEAPOTS. Second half 19th century. Of assorted sizes, each drum-form pot with lid and wrapped wire handles. SIZE: Range 5-1/4″ to 5-3/4″ h. PROVENANCE: From a private Pennsylvania collection. CONDITION: Two with minor spout flakes. All with minimal paint and enamel losses, otherwise very good. 9-92643-21 (600-900)


EIGHT ASSORTED ROSE MEDALLION AND FAMILLE-ROSE CABINET PIECES. Second half 20th century. Comprising a pair of bulbous covered urns, each 12″ h.; a temple vase, 18″ h.; hexagonal canister with lid, 10-1/2″ h.; punchbowl, 11-3/4″ dia.; two plates, each 10-1/2″ dia.; and a covered powder jar, 3″ h. (8 pcs.). SIZE: As noted above. PROVENANCE: From a private Pennsylvania collection. CONDITION: All in very good condition, the powder jar with some enamel losses. 9-92643-25 (500-700)


ASSORTMENT OF ROSE MEDALLION TABLE WARES. Late 19th-early 20th century. Including 6-1/2″ h. strap-handled drum-form teapot, 4″ dia. ribbed tea bowl with stand, two 6″ dia. rice bowls, and 3-1/2″ h. creamer (5 pcs.). SIZE: As noted above. PROVENANCE: From a private Pennsylvania collection. CONDITION: Creamer with repair to handle. Otherwise very good overall. 9-92643-15 (200-400)


AMERICAN HEPPLEWHITE INLAID MAHOGANY THREE-DRAWER SIDE TABLE. Circa 1850. Rectangular top with zigzag inlays above the conforming case fitted with three long drawers, each with zigzag inlays. Flanked by rectangular string inlaid panels raised on square tapered legs with crossbanded cuffs and bellflower inlays. Circa 1850. SIZE: 28-3/4″ h x 20-1/2″ w x 16-3/4″ d. CONDITION: Professionally restored in is of somewhat altered form. Some old water stains on top which needs to be repolished and redone. Veneers are for the most part intact. Some work done to legs. Overall good condition. 9-91507 (400-600)


NEW ENGLAND SHERATON CHERRY AND MAHOGANY ONE DRAWER STAND. Circa 1830. The rectangular top with turret corners above the conforming frieze fitted with a single figured mahogany drawer, raised on bobbin and ring turned cylindrical legs with disc cuffs on ball feet. SIZE: 27-1/2″ h. x 18″ w. x 15-3/4″ d. CONDITION: Repolished, in very good condition. 9-92349 (250-450)


NEW ENGLAND SHERATON CARVED MAHOGANY CARD TABLE. Hinged D-form top with molded edge above a conforming skirt with figured mahogany panels raised on four rope twist cylindrical and ring-turned legs terminating in pointed cylindrical feet. Circa 1830. SIZE: 29-1/2″ h x 35-1/2″ w x 17-3/4″ d. CONDITION: Table retains original old surface. Repairs to all four legs with strengthening to the glue blocks joining the legs to the frame of the table. 9-91214 (400-600)


NEW ENGLAND FEDERAL PINE TWO-DRAWER BLANKET CHEST. First quarter 19th century. The hinged rectangular top with applied molded edges fitted to the conforming case having two simulated long drawers over two long drawers above a molded apron, raised on shaped tapering French feet with arcaded apron. SIZE: 42″ h x 43″ w x 19″ d. CONDITION: Professionally refinished. Brass hardware is replaced, backboards and feet original. Now with a honey-brown patina. 9-92810 (500-800)


AMERICAN PINE CARPENTER’S CHEST. Mid-19th century. The rectangular hinged lid with breadboard ends opening to an interior fitted with compartments for woodworking tools. The dovetailed case raised on a plinth. The case ends fitted with becket brackets. SIZE: 26″ h. x 39-1/2″ l. x 26″ d. CONDITION: Retains early pumpkin-pine waxed surfaces. Shrinkage split in lid, wood filler left rear hinge facing. Nice overall color and patina. 9-93005 (200-300)


NEW ENGLAND PINE HUTCH TABLE. Mid-19th century. The circular planked top, joined to and pivoting on the trestle base, with stepped shoe foot supports. SIZE: 30″ h. x 52″ dia. CONDITION: The table extensively restored and rebuilt, with new supports and framing. The surfaces scrubbed and color-matched. 9-93001 (400-600)


GROUP OF FAMILLE-ROSE TABLEWARES. Late 19th-early 20th century. Including 6″ dia. butter dish with domed cover and strainer, pair of 2-1/4″ h. salt-and-peppers, 2-1/2″ h. egg cup, six 2-3/4″ dia. nut dishes, one 1-3/4″ dia. saucer cover, sixteen spoons and spoon rests ranging 3-3/4″ l. to 5-3/4″ l. (27 pcs). SIZE: As noted above. PROVENANCE: From a private Pennsylvania collection. CONDITION: Very good overall with minor chips and flakes. 9-92643-12 (200-300)


THREE ROSE MEDALLION TEAPOTS FITTED IN CARRYING BASKETS. Second half 19th century. Each drum-form pot with lid and wrapped-wire handles, accompanied by tea bowl, fitted in oval basket. SIZE: Each overall approx. 6-1/2″ x 10″. PROVENANCE: From a private Pennsylvania collection. CONDITION: Two in very good condition overall. The third with damage to lid and rim of teapot; extensive deterioration to basket. 9-92643-22 (500-700)


AFTER CARLE VERNET (French) “CHEVAL EFFRAYE PAR LA FOUDRE”. Colored print after a painting by Carle Vernet and engraving by Debucourt. Housed in a modern gilt molded wood frame which partially obscures top margin. SIZE: Sight: 15″ x 21″. CONDITION: Very good, some light foxing marks in margin, not examined out of frame. 9-92912 (300-500)


SIGNED (Late 20th Century)”EIDERS A DUVET”. Limited edition lithograph of six Eider ducks in water. Pencil signed, titled and numbered “127/350”. Artist appears to be “Frondin”. Nicely housed in an aluminum frame with triple matte. SIZE: Sight: 21″ x 26-1/2″. PROVENANCE: Dr. Ladd Heldenbrand Estate, So. Portland, Maine. CONDITION: Very good to excellent. 9-90922 (100-200)


HENDRIK DIRK KRUSEMAN VAN ELTEN (American/Dutch, 1829-1904) HOUSES BY THE WATER. Etching by G. W. Bohde of a painting by Kruseman Van Elten. Pencil signed lower right by Elten and signed in the plate by Bohde and dated “1892”. Scene shows an inlet on a lake with two houses, trees and pasture. Housed in a molded wood frame with matte. SIZE: Sight: 15-1/2″ x 26-1/4″. CONDITION: Foxing spots and lines, matte is as is. 9-91572 (75-150)


ROBERT VON NEUMANN (German/American, 1888-1976) “HAULING THE NET”. Lithograph seen shows five men hauling in a heavy net laden with codfish. Pencil signed and titled. Housed in a modern black frame with plexiglass and two mattes. SIZE: Sight: 11″ x 15-1/4″. CONDITION: Very good. Not examined out of frame. 9-92591 (400-600)


AMERICAN CUT GLASS PITCHER WITH 4 MATCHING TUMBLERS. All with etched and cut stars, alternating with diamond bands and a line of fluting, the pitcher with applied thumbprint molded handle. SIZE: 10-1/4″ h. of pitcher. Tumblers: each 4″ h. CONDITION: Pitcher with minor flaking and minor foxing in pitcher base. The tumblers with base rim chips, two with small rim chips. 9-92260 (200-300)


THREE AMERICAN CUT-GLASS PITCHERS. The first cut with floral sprays, the second a pear-shaped example cut with a pineapple motif, the third cut with pinwheel starbursts and hobstars. SIZE: The first: 10-1/4″ h. The second: 7-1/4″ h. The third: 9-1/4″ h. CONDITION: The first and second with no cracks, chips, or flakes noted. The third with small chip in spout and some minor roughness along rim teeth, otherwise very good. 9-92261 (200-300)


AMERICAN CUT-GLASS VASE AND BASKET. The vase with faceted neck bands, the base decorated with butterflies, sprigs, and floral sprays. The basket with geometric designs centering flowers. SIZE: Vase: 11-1/2″ h. Basket: 13-3/4″ h. CONDITION: The vase very good overall with moderate surface wear on base. The basket very good overall with no defects noted. 9-92262 (200-300)


AMERICAN VICTORIAN CARVED WALNUT BOOKCASE. Circa 1875. In three parts; the arched molded cornice with incised scrolled crest fitted to the upper case having a step-molded cornice fitted with a pair of astragal-glazed doors opening to an interior of adjustable shelves, stepped back on the lower case fitted with two aligned short drawers on a molded plinth. SIZE: 8 ft 6-1/2 in h. x 53″ overall w. x 17″ overall d. PROVENANCE: From a home in Belfast, Maine. CONDITION: Professionally cleaned and repolished, otherwise original in all aspects. 9-92972 (1,500-3,000)


AMERICAN CARVED MAHOGANY WINGED GRIFFIN ARMCHAIR. Late 19th century. The shaped, padded, rectangular back joined to conforming stiles continuing to molded swelled arms, the sides in the form of scrolled wings, the hand grips in the form of open-mouthed griffins on acanthus-carved supports continuing to carved hairy paw feet. Upholstered in original red patterned fabric. SIZE: 35″ h. of back. CONDITION: Retains original finish and upholstery, the frame with mellow patina. Structurally sound. 9-92945 (400-600)


AMERICAN CARVED MAHOGANY LION’S HEAD ARMCHAIR. Late 19th century. The molded rectangular crest rail joined to the downswept arms with leaftip-carved ears and open-mouthed lion hand grips on acanthus-carved supports continuing to carved hairy paw feet. Upholstered in original red patterned fabric. SIZE: 33-1/2″ h. of back. CONDITION: Retains original finish and upholstery, the frame with mellow patina. Structurally sound. 9-92944 (400-600)


RENAISSANCE REVIVAL CARVED DOG’S HEAD WALNUT ARMCHAIR. Circa 1875. In the manner of Thomas Brooks or John Jeliff. Rectangular padded back with rolled crest rail joined to upholstered arms, the hand grips with life-like carved dog’s heads, raised on incurved carved supports, centering the deep rectangular upholstered seat, raised on tapering ring-turned cylindrical legs terminating in casters. SIZE: 36-1/2″ h. of back. CONDITION: Structurally very good with original finish. Frame in need of tightening. Fabric tattered. 9-93066 (1,500-2,500)


AUSTRIAN TERRACOTTA PUG DOG. Modeled in a life-like seated pose, paint-decorated in tans and browns, with brown glass eyes. SIZE: 13″ h. CONDITION: Structurally very good, retains all old original surfaces, with overall minor flaking, wear, and discoloration to paint, small flake to right jowl and nostril. 9-92388 (1,000-2,000)


UNIQUE AMERICAN CARVED OAK FIGURAL WALL CLOCK. First quarter 20th century. Manufactured by the Michigan Chair Co. (1890 -1926). This unique clock, carved from the solid, depicting three minstrels; the center figure singing, flanked by a horn player and a guitar player. Centering an arts-and-crafts style oak dial applied with brass numerals, the hands filigreed brass. The time-and-strike, chain-driven brass movement with weights and pendulum. Remnants of original manufacturer’s label affixed to back of carving. SIZE: 27-1/2″ h. x 27-1/2″ w. PROVENANCE: Descended through the family of the owners of the Old Mr. Boston distillery. CONDITION: Very good overall, with small shrinkage cracks and chip to hat brim of horn player. 9-92941 (1,500-2,500)


HAMADAN ORIENTAL CARPET. Mid 20th Century. The small blue-black poled medallion in a bright cranberry red field with turquoise geometric and cross edges within multiple turquoise and blue/black borders of flowerheads. SIZE: 11 ft 5 in x 8 ft 8 in. CONDITION: Retains strong vibrant color with some even minimal wear. Otherwise very good. 9-93085 (400-600)


LARGE PAISLEY PERSIAN TABLE COVER. The black field within a lacy polychrome scrolled border of botehs within mosques, the guard border of scrolling flowerheads, the tasseled ends with mulitiple panels. SIZE: 10 ft. 8 in. x 5 ft. 2 in. CONDITION: This brightly colored vibrant example is in very good condition. 9-92331 (200-400)


LARGE AMERICAN BRASS BALANCE SCALE. Circa 1900. The balance arm stamped with the numeral “2”: one end with a suspended tray, the other with a suspended circular pan, the circular pan stamped “CIA”. Raised on a brass column fitted with balance gauge joined to the cast brass base with incised numeral “2085”. This scale is believed to have been used on a British gun boat during World War I. SIZE: 44-1/2″ h. x 36″ l. of arm. PROVENANCE: From a Bangor, Maine collection. CONDITION: In good condition overall with normal dents and scratches from use, scale retains a single 8-lb. cylindrical weight. 9-92366 (500-700)


BRITISH VICTORIAN BRASS BALANCE SCALE. Late 19th century. This scale is believed to have come out of a Skowhegan, Maine apothecary. The “14 LB” brass balance scale mounted on a wrought-iron frame above the brass standard on a cast-iron base. Manufactured by “W&T AVERY LTD, BIRMINGHAM”, the suspended brass tray and single weight opposing a porcelain balance tray marked “COOPERATIVE WHOLESALE SOCIETY LTD” within an oval cartouche. SIZE: 35-1/2″ h. x 27-1/2″ overall l. PROVENANCE: From a Bangor, ME, collection. CONDITION: Very good overall with original paint, brass tray, a single weight, and porcelain tray. 9-92367 (200-400)


UNIQUE RUSTIC FOLK-ART CARVED GAMES TABLE. First half 20th century. The hexagonal top having three relief-carved “six-shooters”, the handles with carved steer heads on opposing corners, the edges rounded and chamfered, the apron notch-carved at corners, raised on three carved horse legs, terminating in hoofs. The whole painted in a cream color with gold and brown accents and highlights. This whimsical example seems ideally suited for a hand of poker. SIZE: 28-1/2″ h. of top x 45″ dia. CONDITION: Table is in very good structural condition, the painted surfaces showing appropriate and acceptable wear, the carvings of good quality. Two of three legs have been professionally re-set. Two shallow cigarette burns on top affecting painted surface only. 9-92763 (5,500-7,500)


CAST-BRONZE BELL FROM THE BEL-AIR JOCKEY CLUB. Late 19th-early 20th century. Of typical form, engraved “BEL-AIR JOCKEY CLUB” and highlighted with black enamel paint. SIZE: 10-1/2″ h. x 10-1/2″ dia. CONDITION: Very good overall, with working clapper. Enamel paint within lettering mostly absent. 9-92726 (600-900)


NORTH SHORE CASINO, REVERE, MASS. COLLECTION OF OFFICIAL DOCUMENTS. Circa 1893. Included in this bound edition collection is a handwritten copy of the Club Constitution, a membership list of the men’s social club, and handwritten reports of the general meetings from 1893 to January of 1897. Also included are a document of incorporation/license from the State of Massachusetts, an “Agreement of Association”, and the original bearer bonds in denominations of $10.00; bond numbers 1-60, issued July 15, 1893 and marked canceled and paid on Jan. 25, 1897, together with a separate listing of bond holders. SIZE: The first: 13-1/2″ x 8-1/2″. The second: 13″ x 8-1/2″. CONDITION: The documents in very good condition overall, slightly faded and yellowed. The bonds with creases and yellowing. All writing and notations clear and readable. Bindings worn. 9-92637 (1,500-2,500)


AFTER J.H. BUFFORD’S (American, 20th Century) PAIR OF OLD BOSTON LITHOGRAPHS. Decorative reprints are titled “Beacon Hill, with Mr. Thurston’s house. From Bowdin St.” and “Beacon Hill from Mt. Vernon St.”. Both housed in identical frames with white and brown mattes. SIZE: Sight: 12-3/4″ x 16-1/2″ and 14-3/4″ x 11-3/4″. CONDITION: Very good to excellent. 9-92761 (400-600)


AMERICAN SILVERPLATE PRESENTATION FIREMAN’S SPEAKING TRUMPET AND DECORATED LEATHER FIREMAN’S PARADE BELT. Last third 19th century. The horn engraved with foliate scrolling vinery centering crossed spears and lantern above a shield cartouche framed by ladders and pikes centering the engraved inscription “1st Prize For Hook & Ladder Co. Feb. 22nd Date 1870”. Retains woven silk tassel strap. The black leather belt with cream sawtooth border stitched with a cartouche at the back applied with the letters “MECHANICSVILLE”, the leather fastener similarly mounted with a large numeral “1”, signifying Mechanicsville, New York, Fire Dept. Company 1. SIZE: 21-1/2″ l. of horn. 23-1/2″ l. of belt. PROVENANCE: From a home in New York State. CONDITION: The horn with small crease dent on mouthpiece, pinpoint dents in body, pinprick hole in mouth, and slight denting. The belt with minor losses to border, retains original paint, old surface with good color, leather buckle holder torn; otherwise good. 9-91046 9-92321 (2,000-2,500)


CASED MODEL OF THE FREIGHTER “EXCALIBUR”. Second half 20th century. The painted and fully-rigged model of a U.S. single-screw freighter, mounted in a custom brass-bound glass case on a molded mahogany base. SIZE: 17″ h. x 39″ overall l. x 10-3/4″ w. CONDITION: Very good overall. 9-92729 (1,500-2,500)


FRANK FINNEY CARVED BARRED OWL. Mid-20th century. This nice hollow-carved, paint-decorated owl with glass eyes, depicted in the ‘sleepy-eye’ pose and mounted on its original stick-stand, the plinth engraved with the monogram of the carver. SIZE: 22-3/4″ h. CONDITION: Wonderful original surfaces and decoration, with minimal and minor scuff marks to paint. 9-93026 (1,600-1,800)


LAWRENCE IRVINE CARVED WOOD AND PAINTED BROOK TROUT. Second half 20th century. 20″ brook trout mounted on a stained backboard. Unsigned but marked on the reverse on tape “Chamberlain Lake (Brook Trout) March 1975″. SIZE: Size of plaque: 28″ x 11-3/4”. CONDITION: In very nice original condition. 9-93015 (1,500-2,000)


CARVED AND PAINTED BROWN TROUT BY PAUL MAILMAN. Finely carved and painted realistic brown trout, mounted on an oval backboard painted with a lakeside scene. Signed on the reverse: “BROWN TROUT, CARVED & PAINTED BY: PAUL MAILMAN, COLD STREAM POND, LOWELL, MAINE”. SIZE: 15″ x 30″. CONDITION: Very good. 9-93094 (500-800)


TWO NATIVE AMERICAN DECORATED CANOE CUPS. Late 19th-early 20th century. Each dipper carved from the solid,;the first paint-decorated depicting a bear amidst tree trunks, the reverse marked with the name of the owner “MALLAWIN R.V.”, the original rawhide strap affixed to handle with original carved toggle in the form of a canoe (7-3/4″ l.) The second carved with the figures of a bear and a moose, now fitted with a later belted toggle (length of dipper 5-5/8″). SIZE: As noted above. CONDITION: Both with old shellaced exteriors and original paint decoration, in very good overall condition with nice patina. The second example with old shrinkage crack in bowl, filled and sealed at time of carving. 9-93028 (400-600)


“KINEO” SHUTTLE BOAT PAINTED SIGN. Mid-20th century. The rectangular panel painted in blue and gray with the words “RESERVED FOR Kineo SHUTTLE BOAT” in green. SIZE: Placque size: 24″ h. x 36″ w. CONDITION: In good weathered condition with expected chips and paint losses. 9-92329 (250-500)


TIN PAINTED AND RAISED OPTOMETRIST SIGN. Second half 19th century. The blue enameled sign with white lettering in a mid-19th century grained frame, advertising the offices of Dr. B. A. Borden, Skowhegan, Maine. SIZE: Sign: 6-1/2″ x 14″. CONDITION: Sign with some paint loss and rusting, nail holes in corners. 9-92328 (200-400)


AMERICAN FOLK-ART SHOESHINE BOX. Early 20th century. The paint-decorated oak, pine, and sheet-metal box in the form of a shoe. The hinged, sloping lid serving as a footrest opening to the storage interior. The sloping shoe front of sheet-metal fastened to the sides with screws. The box painted in silver with black trim, the outline of sole and heel retains studs once fastening a leather sole (now absent). SIZE: 8″ h. x 17-3/4″ l. x 5″ w. PROVENANCE: This unique piece from the estate of David Wise. CONDITION: Retains original paint and fittings, with old original patina. The attached “sole” at base of box missing. 9-93029 (400-600)


TABRIZ ORIENTAL CARPET. Last quarter 20th century. The pale mauve and dark indigo center medallion within an ivory field of dense floral vinery within pale mauve and pale indigo spandrels, the deep indigo main border with dense vinery and lotus blossoms. SIZE: 12 ft 5 in x 9 ft 1 in. PROVENANCE: From a home in Bangor, Maine. CONDITION: Very good overall, with no wear or staining in carpet. Discoloration and staining in fringe only. 9-92370 (800-1,200)


FOUR CHINESE RUGS. All matching. Last half of the 20th Century. Each with a green background and decorated with floral sprays and butterflied. 11’8″ x 8’11”; 11’6″ x 9′; 5’8″ x 4’1″; 5’9″ x 2’1″. SIZE: As noted above. CONDITION: Generally good, shows use with some spot stains. 9-73313 9-73314 (200-400)


LOUIS XV STYLE INLAID “BUREAU A CYLINDRE”. First half 20th century. Of rectangular form, finished on four sides, the satinwood and mahogany parquetry inlaid case with brass gallery above the concave frieze continuing to a cylinder roll, the marquetry inlaid lid depicting a ribbon bow-tied group of musical instruments with floral sprays opening to an interior of cubbyholes over drawers and a pull-out tooled leather writing surface, raised on four angular cabriole legs centering three frieze drawers, the center most ormolu-mounted, the legs with brass sabots. SIZE: 44″ overall h. x 37″ w. x 24-1/2″ d. PROVENANCE: From a Bangor, ME, collection. CONDITION: Very good overall, in need of some minor veneer repairs and re-attachments. 9-92363 (1,500-2,500)


LOUIS XVI STYLE GILT-BRONZE-MOUNTED ONYX BRACKET-FORM SHELF CLOCK RETAILED BY TIFFANY & CO. Circa 1880. The domed top with cast carrying handle and cast-urn finials above the onyx case fitted with a circular beveled glass opening to the onyx face fitted with raised circular numerals and time and strike apertures, the face marked Tiffany & Co, New York, all within fleur-de-lis spandrels on a stepped base raised on egg-and-dart cast bronze feet. With numbered French brass works. SIZE: 15-1/2″ overall h. x 9″ overall w. x 6″ d. CONDITION: Missing one finial, brass works appear good, striking mechanism needs re-setting, with minor repairs in onyx case. Clock sold with key and pendulum. 9-91477 (1,000-2,000)


LOUIS XV STYLE CARVED WALNUT CANAPE. First half 20th century. The scrolled and molded leaftip and floral carved crest rail continuing to downswept serpentine arms above the shaped padded back and sides, centering a loose cushion above the bowed seat rail with floral-carved sprays, and raised on short floral-carved cabriole legs on scrolled snail feet. SIZE: 33″ overall h. x 52″ overall l. PROVENANCE: From a Bangor, ME, collection. CONDITION: This handsomely carved loveseat covered in a black and green damask fabric, fully refinished, is one of two originally designed as a “left/right” pair. 9-92364 (600-800)


FINE LOUIS VUITTON TRAVEL TRUNK. Early 20th century. The rectangular trunk with hardwood strapping, brass-studded, covered with monogrammed canvas and leather-sewn edges, reinforced with metal strapping, retaining original lock, latches, and carrying handles, the end with stenciled initials “L.T.A.” and “Warwick R.I.”. The hinged lid opening to a lined interior and fitted with the original compartmented tray. The lid retaining the original Louis Vuitton label and serial number 154556, the Paris address of 70 Champs-Elysees, the London address of 149 New Bond Street, together with the Lille and Nice addresses. SIZE: 14″ h x 44″ l x 22″ d. CONDITION: In very nice original condition, with acceptable wear; carrying wheels still functioning, central leather latch-strapping absent. Otherwise very good. A fine example. 9-92891 (2,000-6,000)


PAIR OF RENAISSANCE REVIVAL CAST-BRASS ANDIRONS TOGETHER WITH A SIMILAR FENDER. Second half 19th century. The acorn finials on reeded urn plinths joined to swelled standards, all cast with leaf tips raised on scrolled foliate cast legs terminating in claw feet. The fender with reeded rail joined by leaf cast turned spindles centering five pierced brass panels cast with scrolling floral vinery, each with a cartouche centering a bird, raised on a stepped, molded plinth. SIZE: Andirons 21″ h. 18″ d. Fender 48″ l. CONDITION: Andirons in very good condition overall. Fender in need or resodering at corner seams, otherwise good. 9-91532 (200-400)


HANGING ART GLASS DOME LIGHT FIXTURE BY LOYS LUCHA. 17-3/4″ dia. shallow dome having a scene of six light and medium pink colored flowers with green leaves and blue stems. The border having a pink leaf decoration. Signed in the enameling “Loys Lachu”. The dome supported by three rod arms and having three hanging fixtures attached to dome. A central cord with fixture hung from top plate. SIZE: Approximately 41″ total h. CONDITION: Glass is good, fixture needs re-wiring. 9-92777 (1,750-2,250)


ART POTTERY FIGURE OF A ROOSTER BY WAYLANDE GREGORY. Ceramic figure of a perched rooster crowing having colorful hand painted design in blue, red, gold and purple. Signed on base “Waylande Gregory USA”. SIZE: 13-1/2″ h x 13″ at widest. CONDITION: Very good. 9-92790 (900-1,200)


POTTERY SCULPTURE OF ESKIMO AND DOG ATTRIBUTED TO WAYLANDE GREGORY. Eskimo’s hand drilled for spear which is not present. Unsigned. SIZE: 17″ h x 10-1/2″ w. CONDITION: Very good with some surface dirt. 9-92778 (900-1,200)


FIGURAL GROUPING OF A STEEPLECHASE, CAST SILVERED METAL. First quarter 20th century. The cast-metal group stamped “FRANCE” in three locations around the plinth. Depicting three race horses with their jockeys in full stride jumping obstacles, mounted on a plinth modeled with branches, leaves, and tree trunks. SIZE: 11-1/2″ h x 32″ l x 9″ w. CONDITION: With good old patina. Damages to forelegs of first horse. Corrosion to riders at saddles. Otherwise good overall. 9-92636 (2,500-4,000)


PAIR OF PATINATED METAL MILITARY OFFICERS. Last quarter 19th century. Each gentleman with sword, military tunic, and boots, one standing beside a seige mortar, the other beside a piling; each on a circular molded plinth. SIZE: Each overall: 23″ h. Each statue: 20″ h. CONDITION: Each with old surface and good patina; one figure with broken sword (blade missing). No other defects noted. 9-92811 (400-800)


SET OF TWELVE LIMOGES HANDPAINTED SERVICE PLATES. First quarter 20th century. Each with a painted central floral spray on an ivory ground, the edge with a stenciled and paint-decorated floral spray with gilt-decorated borders. SIZE: Each 10-1/2″ dia. PROVENANCE: From a Bangor, ME, collection. CONDITION: Very good overall, no defects noted. 9-92359-1 (300-500)


ART NOUVEAU STYLE PORCELAIN FAN-SHAPED WALL POCKET. Polychrome-painted and decorated fan-shaped wall pocket depicting a butterfly and flowering plant, mounted on a majolica-form tree branch with a white crane perched on the side hunting an insect. Marked on the reverse of the tree branch with an underglaze anchor mark of unidentified origin, possibly Chelsea, early 20th century. SIZE: 13-1/4″ overall h. x 10″ w. x 4-1/2″ d. CONDITION: Tip of fan handle and section of lower branch restored and repainted, hairline crack on inside of pocket, not visible on exterior. Length of repair: approx. 2-1/4″. 9-92592 (500-800)


PAIR OF SEVRES HAND PAINTED GARNITURE VASES WITH GILT-METAL-MOUNTED HANDLES AND BASES. Late 19th/early 20th Century. Each vase with a romantic scene depicting young maidens served by putti in a pastoral scene. The reverse depicting classical ruins. With gilt-heightened scrolling decoration on the bases, having scrolling mask handles raised on square brass plinths with in-curved corners with beaded and carved leaf tip edges. The underside marked with the Sevres cipher, absent date and artist marking, “France” in blue print. SIZE: 15-3/4” h. CONDITION: Very nice condition overall, no damages or restoration noted. 9-90040 (1,500-2,000)


LOT OF SIX OYSTER PLATES. Lot includes: Transfer floral decorated; majolica-form with crabs, shells and seaweed and example of typical form with simulated oysters. Three Continental paint decorated plates with six simulated oysters within a simulated net centering a scallop shell. Mid-late 19th Century. SIZE: Largest: 9-1/2″ diameter. CONDITION: Three showing minor wear and minimal losses to paint. Two in overall very fine condition, one with quarter-inch chip on rim. 9-90989 9-90990 (400-600)


FINE SET OF EIGHT LIMOGES COBALT-BLUE AND PAINTED SERVICE PLATES. First half 20th century. Each plate with a central handpainted floral bouquet within a gilt-decorated surround, on a cobalt-blue ground, the edge with heavy gilt scrolled embossing. Each marked “LIMOGES FRANCE” centering a scrolled cartouche containing “W.G. & Co.” for Elite Works, Bawo and Dotter, Limoges France. SIZE: Each 11″ dia. PROVENANCE: From a Bangor, ME, collection. CONDITION: In very good to excellent condition overall, two with minor surface scratch in ground. 9-92359 (600-800)


HIGHLY-CARVED CONTINENTAL WINDOW BENCH. 20th century. The rectangular bench with scrolling serpentine ends, continuing to acanthus-carved, molded, cabriole legs terminating in molded scrolled snail feet. The seat rail carved with bellflowers and shells. SIZE: 32″ h. x 53″ l. CONDITION: Retains original textured silk upholstery with original finish. No restorations noted. 9-93032 (800-1,200)


CARVED WALNUT PANNETIERE, PROVENCE. This mid-20th century benchmade example with nine turned finials and carved scalloped cresting mounted on a rectangular case, fitted on three sides with baluster-turned spindles enclosing a compartment for the storage of bread. The frieze carved with a floral basket and olive branches above the iron-hinged door carved with a flowering plant, the scalloped apron carved with double-handled urn, the whole raised on scrolled carved feet. SIZE: 36″ overall h. x 32″ w. x 17″ d. CONDITION: Very nice condition with minor professional repairs and minimal insect damage. 9-92795 (900-1,200)


SET OF FOUR COUNTRY FRENCH CHERRY SIDE CHAIRS. Circa 1880. Each having turned stiles with knopped finials centering three arched splats joined to the woven, polychrome-decorated, rush seat raised on similarly turned frontal legs joined by a box stretcher. SIZE: 33″ h. of back. 17″ h. of seat. CONDITION: All in very good condition with cleaned polished surfaces. Rush seats appear original. 9-92343 (300-400)


BLACK FOREST VICTORIAN MARQUETRY INLAID AND CARVED WALNUT TILT-TOP TABLE. Circa 1875. The central cartouche inlaid with two stags and a fawn, within a border having four oval paterae each inlaid with caribou and mountain goats. All within ebony-inlaid surrounds and marquetry floral vinery, the central section of the top of figured walnut. The turtleback-shaped top with conforming pierce-carved frieze of grapevines hinged on a turned fruit, leaf, and floral-carved tripod base. SIZE: 28-1/2″ h. x 29″ l. x 22″ w. CONDITION: With old cleaned surfaces, tightened and reglued, with old shrinkage crack in standard and a return on one leg repaired. Very good overall. 9-92590 (1,400-1,800)


JOAN MIRO (Spanish, 1893-1983) “QUELQUES FLEURS POUR DES AMIS”. Callotype in colors on arches wove paper. From the limited edition of 225, published by Mourlot of Paris, Circa 1964. 1 of the portfolio of 32. Housed in a large gesso decorated black frame with black liner, glass and black matte with inner gold liner. Back having a letter of authenticity from Nathan Daniel Isen. SIZE: 14-3/4″ x 11″. CONDITION: Very good. 9-92655 (1,500-2,500)


BERNARD BUFFET (French, 1928-1999) “LAMPE A PETROLE”. Limited Edition lithograph published and embossed “L’Oeuvre Gravee”, Out of an edition of 175 and pencil signed lower right. Colored lithograph shows various oil lamps and burner with a piece of stemware on its side. Housed in a good modern wood frame with wide linen matte. SIZE: Sight: 18-1/2″ x 24-1/2″. CONDITION: Very good, not examined out of frame. 9-92626 (800-1,200)


ITALIAN CARVED HALL CHAIR. Second half 19th century. Constructed of walnut and beech, the paneled back with carved guilloche and scrolling vinery beneath the molded crest rail and flanked by carved ram’s-head supports with scrolled and acanthus-carved decorations, centering the rectangular plank seat, raised on shaped paneled supports carved with large claw feet and scrolled and acanthus decorations, joined at the rear by an additional paneled section carved with scrolling vinery. The whole raised on a molded plinth base SIZE: 42-3/4″ h. of back x 31″ overall w. CONDITION: Retains old surfaces with good patina, some insect damage, with restoration to both claw feet. Additional professional restoration to proper left arm in scrollwork. 9-93067 (1,000-1,500)


CONTINENTAL ROCOCO REVIVAL CARVED CORNER WHATNOT ETAGERE. Last quarter 19th century. Of phantasmagorical effect overall, the top shelf with two-sided pierced gallery depicting dragons with intertwined tails and supported by a stylized peacock, joined to the second graduated shelf supported by a carved screaming chimera with carved wings and scrolling tails, joined to the bottom graduated shelf with carved edge and frieze, supported by a fully-carved winged feminine creature with goat legs and cloven hoofs and presenting a gilt-decorated cartouche, raised on a stepped acanthus-carved triangular plinth. SIZE: 71″ h x 26-1/2″ w x 16″ d. CONDITION: This beautifully rendered corner whatnot with minor repairs and losses to wingtips, the whole painted over the original gilded and painted surfaces. In need of tightening and professional restoration to painted surfaces. 9-92809 (4,500-5,500)


ROCOCO REVIVAL CAST-BRASS ANDIRONS AND MATCHING FIRETOOLS. First third 20th century. Manufactured by the William H. Jackson Company of New York, each andiron with spiral-twist ball finial above faceted and gadrooned turned standard, raised on scrolled claw-and-ball feet, centering a lion’s mask. The brushed steel tools with cast-brass handles, together with the matching stand having a circular plinth raised on four hairy paw feet. The tool stand with the manufacturer’s label. SIZE: Each andiron: 30″ h. x 32″ overall d. Tool stand: 32″ h. CONDITION: Very good overall. 9-92940 (800-1,200)


CONTINENTAL CAST-BRONZE CLASSICAL TAZZA. Second half 19th century. The scrolled handles cast with flute players joined to the shallow circular molded bowl, the center cast with a classical maiden within a rondel, raised on a cast Ionic column, the base with berries and leaftips continuing to a stepped circular plinth. SIZE: 11-1/2″ h x 15″ dia. CONDITION: Very nice condition overall. Old polish; handles in need of minor re-adjustment. 9-92867 (400-600)


OUTSTANDING 24-DELFT TILE PAINTING AFTER CORNELIUS SPRINGER. Tiles mounted in a metal frame with solid backing. Arranged four tiles high by six tiles wide. Signed lower left with a Dutch Delft mark, signed lower right with a conjoined “JS” and “Naar C. Springer”. The brown and white scene showing a busy canal scene through a cities interior. Boats crowd the canal while pedestrians and horse and wagon move along the streets. Large buildings line the sidewalks centered on a large cathedral. SIZE: 25″ x 37-3/4″. PROVENANCE: From a Belfast, Maine home. CONDITION: Tiles are in very good condition with only light chipping at top and right edges. Tiles have a nice aged craquelure. Overall very good. 9-92978 (800-1,200)


FANCIFUL AUSTRIAN CARVED TOWEL RAIL, CIRCA 1896. Signed “Storm” in script on reverse and dated 1896, the carved walnut towel rail depicting two opposing fanciful serpents or birds grasping a turned rod, their tails intertwined, all heavily and finely carved. SIZE: 10-1/2″ h. x 35″ overall l. x 7-3/4″ d. CONDITION: In fine original condition with detailed carving intact but with small old repairs to scrolled mane. Nice old patina. 5-67250 (800-1,200)


PAIR OF FINE VENETIAN CARVED AND EBONIZED FIGURES OF THE DEVIL AND HIS CONSORT. Late 19th century. Having carved signature “F. Toso, Venezia” on the proper left waistcoat pocket of the male figure. Comprised of various woods including yew, pitch-pine, and maple, each finely carved figure with alternating natural and ebonized surfaces. The devil depicted standing in tails, waistcoat, and ruffled cravat, right webbed hand outstretched, left hand in pocket, depicted with horned brow, mustache and forked goatee, having goat legs, cloven hoofs, and long tail. His consort with striped bonnet, high-collared fitted jacket, and similarly striped long dress and pointed slippers, the figure with winged shoulders, upraised right hand, the left arm at her side, her hand with extended forefinger pointing downward. Each life-sized figure depicted staring at the viewer with malevolent carved ivory eyes. Each mounted on a carved Oriental-style mat densely covered with symbols and devices. We believe that these figures were included in a Paris Exhibition in the late 19th Century. SIZE: First: 67-1/2″ h. Second: 69″ h. PROVENANCE: From the collection of the Fuller Museum of Art, Brockton, Massachusetts. Museum records show that Massachusetts governor Oliver Ames (1831-1895) purchased the figures in Europe in the 19th century. The figures remained in the Ames family until they were placed on long-term loan to the Fuller Museum in 1975, and then given to the museum in 1979, subsequently de-accessioned. CONDITION: The figures retain original surfaces with fine old patina and warm polychrome tones. There are minor professional repairs. These figures in fine condition with superior carvings. 9-92713 (60,000-90,000)


FINE LIFE-SIZE MARBLE STATUE OF A ROBED FEMALE. Late 19th century. The figure depicted in a bonnet and with hair flowing over her shoulder, with flowing robes tied at waist, right hand at breast, left hand holding staff, posed barefoot on a plinth, the whole mounted on a conforming pedestal. SIZE: Statue: 54-1/2″ h. x 17-1/2″ w. x 13″ d. Pedestal: 17″ h. x 18″ w. x 12-1/2″ d. PROVENANCE: From a fine home in Belfast, Maine. CONDITION: Statue retains old polished surfaces with very good patina. Minor repair noted in fold of robe behind proper left shoulder, small chip polished out of back of robe. No other defects noted. Pedestal with roughness to most edges. 9-92973 (3,000-5,000)


ALLEGORICAL MARBLE STATUE OF FALL. Late 19th century. Robed female figure depicted carrying a sheaf of wheat in each arm and standing on a shaped plinth. SIZE: 47″ h. PROVENANCE: From a fine home in Belfast, Maine. CONDITION: Statue with good color and patina; minor spots of roughness at back of robe, arms, and body (can be easily buffed and cleaned). Otherwise very good. 9-92974 (1,000-2,000)


BELA LYON PRATT (American, 1867-1917). CARVED MARBLE BUST OF A BOSTON GENTLEMAN. Circa 1900. Depicting a gentleman with mustache, winged collar, tie, vest, and jacket. On a plinth with concave molded edge. Signed proper left side below shoulder “B.L. Pratt”. Bela Lyon Pratt, at age 16, began his study at Yale University School of Fine Arts under the tutelage of John Henry Niemeyer, John Ferguson Weir, and Augustus Saint-Gauden. After spending time in Saint-Gauden’s private studio, Pratt honed his skills in Paris with sculptors Henri-Michel-Antoine Chapu and Alexandre Falguiere at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts, followed by a 25-year career as a teacher of modeling at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts. Famous works by Bela Pratt include: the gold Indian Head half ($5) and quarter ($2.50)eagles; the Genius of Navigation for the World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago; sculptures for the Pan-American Exposition at Buffalo in 1901; the entrance sculptures to the Boston Public Library, Art and Science; entrance porch, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress; Dr. Henry Augustus Coit, St. Paul’s School, Concord, New Hampshire; Andersonville Boy, State Capitol Grounds, Hartford, Connecticut; Nathan Hale, Yale University; Whaleman’s Monument, New Bedford, Massachusetts; and Edward Everett Hale, Boston Public Garden, Boston, Massachusetts. SIZE: 26″ h. x 20-1/2″ w. PROVENANCE: From a Colorado Springs, Colorado, estate of a prominent fine arts collector. While Mr. Pratt’s works have rarely been offered to the public in bronze, this lot is Bela Pratt’s only known marble bust we have ever found offered for sale to the private sector. CONDITION: Bust with fine surfaces and color, with small flakes to tips of mustache and proper left side of collar. No repairs or other damages to bust noted. The plinth with damages to all four corners. 9-93081 (4,000-8,000)


ALBERT W. WEIN (AMERICAN, 1915-1991) “SONG OF APOLLO”. The large verdigris and patinated bronze statue depicting a nude male with cape and winged helmet, mounted on a stallion, both looking skyward, the rider with right arm extended upward. The statue is modeled with accentuated details and musculature. The horse, standing on a stylized cloud and mounted on a stepped plinth with concave molded base. The signature and marks on the lower corner of the plinth and again on the concave base at the corner: “WEIN ’89 1/12 (C) 1989”. Bottom plinth stamped “CRF” on corner. Statue, plinth, and base all appear to be as one. SIZE: 41-1/2″ h x 21-3/4″ l x 13″ w. CONDITION: The richly colored surfaces in very fine condition, with no defects or imperfections noted. 9-92716 (75,000-125,000)


ALBERT W. WEIN (AMERICAN, 1915-1991) “PROMETHEUS”. The dark brown bronze depicting a muscular nude male struggling to carry a shrouded object and appearing to be among stylized clouds, mounted on a black marble base. The statue with incised markings as follows: “WEIN sc 1947” above a copyright symbol (C) and ’87 3/12 followed by what we believe to be the foundry mark for Luigi Tommasi, Piertrasanta, Italy. All markings are located at rear of the statue at juncture of base. Literature: For a similar example illustrated on the Albert Wein Art Gallery, see under “Bronzes”. SIZE: 18-1/2″ h. of statue. 21″ overall h. x approx. 14″ l. x 6″ w. CONDITION: Showing very fine original surfaces and patina. 9-92714 (30,000-50,000)


ALBERT W. WEIN (AMERICAN, 1915-1991) “HOMAGE TO BELLA BARTOK”. A bronze statue of a stylized ‘Pan pipes’ player serenading a semi-nude seated woman, mounted on a stepped plinth. With the incised signature “WEIN Sc 1947″ above an incised copyright mark (C), ’87 5/12 and a foundry mark believed to be that of Luigi Tommasi, Piertrasanta, Italy. Our interpretation is that this is an original statue executed by the artist in 1947 and is an authorized limited edition restruck in 1987. SIZE: 15-3/4″ h. of statue. 19” overall h. CONDITION: The fine original chocolate-brown surface, no scratches or blemishes; the stone plinth on which it is mounted has a repair on one corner. 9-92715 (30,000-50,000)


CARVED MARBLE BUST OF FEMALE MUSICIAN. 20th century. The three-quarter bust depicted with a demure expression, framed by flowing hair, with a lyre. Mounted on a marble plinth of contrasting color. SIZE: 30″ total h. PROVENANCE: From a fine home in Belfast, Maine. CONDITION: Very good overall. 9-92975 (750-1,500)


FINE BIDJAR ORIENTAL CARPET, WEST PERSIA. Second half 20th century. The cream polled medallion centering a dark indigo medallion, both within a conforming claret-red medallion, further encompassed by a dark indigo medallion within ivory spandrels, all profusely decorated with dense floral polychrome vinery within a main border of ivory and brick-red stylized palmettes within scrolling leaftips. SIZE: 9’10” x 8’4″. CONDITION: In near-perfect, unused condition. 9-92119 (1,200-1,800)


BENCHMADE WILLIAM AND MARY MAHOGANY SPICE CABINET ON STAND. First half 20th century. In two parts, the case with cove-molded cornice fitted with two banks of six graduated thumbmolded drawers fitted to a William and Mary style base with arch-molded apron and pendant finials, raised on four bell-turned legs joined by a shaped cross stretcher on ball feet. SIZE: 48-1/2″ h. x 24″ w. x 11″ d. CONDITION: Very good original condition overall. 9-92350 (400-600)


CHIPPENDALE STYLE CUSTOM WING CHAIR. Mid-20th century. The serpentine crest rail above the padded back flanked by ogival wings joined to the rolled arms raised on square molded, chamfered frontal legs joined by a recessed box stretcher, upholstered in a celadon-green textured silk damask fabric. SIZE: 47″ h. of back. CONDITION: Very nice clean condition. 9-92358 (1,000-2,000)


COLONIAL REVIVAL CARVED MAHOGANY CHEVAL MIRROR. First quarter 20th century. The rectangular mirror plate, within a conforming surround, hinged on baluster-turned supports with pineapple-carved finials, raised on arched legs with outswept feet on casters. SIZE: 71″ h. x 31″ w. x 21″ d. CONDITION: Retains original surface, in need of cosmetic cleaning and polishing. Otherwise very good. 9-93004 (250-400)


FABULOUS FIFTEEN PIECE STERLING & GLASS DESSERT SET BY MAPPEN & WEBB. Set consists of 4-1/2″ h x 8-1/2″ dia footed center bowl with frosted glass liner, six matching 4″ h x 4-1/2″ dia handled, footed sherbet cups with frosted glass liners, a 2-pc 9-3/4″ serving fork and spoon and six 5″ spoons. All hallmarked London, 1941. The bowls have a reticulated scalloped edge decorated with leaves and four leaf clover, the base also appears decorated with scalloped edge. Total weight without liners: 59 tr. oz. SIZE: As noted above. CONDITION: Very good. 9-90886 (2,000-3,000)


SET OF REED & BARTON STERLING SILVER FLATWARE IN “FRANCIS I” PATTERN. Mid-20th century. Unmonogrammed 73-pc. set comprising twelve dinner forks, eleven salad forks, twelve teaspoons, twelve bullions, twelve dinner knives with stainless blades, twelve luncheon knives with stainless blades, and a two-pc. carving set. Fitted in its original presentation box. 68 troy oz. weighable. PROVENANCE: From a Bangor, ME, collection. CONDITION: Very good overall. 9-92355 (1,200-1,800)


COLLECTION OF STERLING SILVER SERVING PIECES. American. Late 19th and 20th century. Fine selection, including a Harvard tomato server with scrolled bowl and a pie/cake server with morning glory decorated handle; a pierced serving spoon with floral decoration by Blackinton & Co; Amston floral decorated serving spoon and a 5-tine condiment fork; together with a large serving spoon with cattail decoration, and an assortment of small serving forks, ladles, two salt spoons, four repousse teaspoon, and cake slice. (21 pcs, 20 pcs weighable, 26 Troy oz.). CONDITION: Very good overall, all with minor signs of wear. 9-92869 (400-600)


ENGLISH SPODE “ACADIA” PATTERN COBALT-BLUE PART DINNER SERVICE. Circa 1950. Each piece gilt-decorated on a cobalt-blue and ivory ground. Comprising fourteen 10-1/2″ dinner plates, fourteen 7-3/4″ salad plates, fourteen 6-1/4″ butter plates, thirteen 4″ cups and thirteen 5-1/2″ saucers. The bottoms marked “Spode BONE CHINA ENGLAND”. Also marked with the registration number “R2939” and most marked with an additional incised mark under glaze. Total of 68 pieces. SIZE: As noted above. PROVENANCE: From a Bangor, ME, collection. Purported to be the same pattern ordered by Princess Margaret. CONDITION: In extremely good condition, a few pieces with minimal surface scratches, one salad plate with a small drip mark under glaze. 9-92360 (800-1,200)


COPELAND SPODE “FLEUR DE LIS” GILT-DECORATED DINNER SERVICE. Mid-20th century. Each with a border of scrolled leaftips, repeating fleur de lis, and sprigs on an ivory ground with a silver-gilt scalloped edge. Comprising a teapot, creamer, and covered sugar; an oval 14-1/2″ platter, a square 9″ open vegetable dish, an oval 8-1/2″ scallop-form dish, and six 3-1/2″ nut dishes. Together with twelve 10-1/2″ dinner plates, twelve 8″ salad plates, twelve 8″ soup bowls, eleven 6-1/4″ butter plates, twelve 3-1/2″ cups and ten 5-1/2″ saucers. The bottom of each marked “Spode BONE CHINA ENGLAND” with the registration number “Y.7515.” and underglaze mark. Total of 81 pieces. SIZE: As noted above. PROVENANCE: From a Bangor, ME, collection. CONDITION: Very good overall, with minor and minimal surface scratches. 9-92362 (600-900)


INDO-BIDJAR ORIENTAL CARPET. Second half 20th century. Designed overall with dense lotus blossom and floral vinery within a conforming main border, all woven in pale shades of green, brown, and beige on an overall pale rose ground. SIZE: 10 ft 1 in x 8 ft 2 in. CONDITION: Very good overall with soft colors and full pile. 9-93033 (700-1,000)


14K GOLD AND DIAMOND GENTS RING. Belcher set single round brilliant cut diamond being 1.06ct (VS2; I-J), ring marked “14k”. Accompanying the ring is a 2003 jewelers appraisal. SIZE: 10. CONDITION: Very good, nothing noted on appraisal. 9-92325 (1,500-2,500)


14K YELLOW GOLD SNAKE NECKLACE. 3/4″ wide necklace made of small bands of yellow gold that allow it to sit flat when worn. Marked “14k”. Weight: 142 grams (4.5 tr. oz). SIZE: 6″ dia. Inside dia is 4-1/2″. PROVENANCE: From a fine coastal Maine home. CONDITION: Some minor small dings, generally very good. 9-92943 (3,000-5,000)


PAIR OF YELLOW GOLD, DIAMOND AND EMERALD BRACELETS. Unmarked yellow gold hinged bracelet set with twelve round cut emeralds and eight round cut diamonds. Each set in six-prong settings and the bracelet having a safety chain. Total weight is 36 gr. SIZE: Inside dia. is 2-1/4″ x 1-3/4″. CONDITION: Very good. 9-92332 (1,500-2,500)


ORNAMENTAL EUROPEAN SILVER CHATELAINE CHARM HOLDER AND CHARMS. Late 19th, early 20th century. The bracket cast with mythical tailed creatures holding a bow-tied harp on a serpentine-scaled and hinged serrated holder, now mounted with approx. three dozen silver-metal charms, amulets, ornaments, and talismans. Most appear to have Middle Eastern influence, Judaic and Arabic in nature. Included are examples of tools and implements, human and fanciful torsos, various animals, keys, crescents, and heavenly bodies, all suspended by rings and attached to the bracket. Stamped on back of hanging bracket appears to be written the following: “CASA DAG SPAIN ACOSTA .0833”. There are no marks observed on any of the charms. SIZE: Dimensions of bracket: 5″ h. x 7″ l. Charms and trinkets run from 1″ l. (smallest) to 4-1/4″ l. (largest). CONDITION: Overall good original surfaces, no noted damages, very good overall condition. 9-92330 (300-500)


FINE OVAL CAMEO BROOCH. Horizontal oval scene shows a chariot with four horses driven by an angel with Roman soldier beside. The light colored figures against a orangey-amber background. Housed in an unmarked gold fancy pin back frame. SIZE: Cameo: 1-3/4″ x 2″. CONDITION: Very good. 9-90995-7 (500-1,000)


FOUR CARVED CAMEO BROOCHES. Each having a woman and building with trees. White carving against a light brown background. All housed in decorative, unmarked gold metal pin back frames. SIZE: All approx. 1-3/4″ x 1-1/4″. CONDITION: Very good, one frame is as is. 9-90995-9 (500-800)


FRENCH MINIATURE PORTRAIT. Mid-19th century. The oval portrait of a woman with sash and flowing robe, painted on porcelain and signed “C. de St. Mare” and mounted in its original oval frame with scrolling brightwork, mounted as a brooch. SIZE: Overall: 2-7/8″ x 2-1/3″. CONDITION: Very good overall. 9-92870 (400-600)


J. C. BUTTRE CO. (Publisher, 19th Century) “CHOOSING THE WEDDING GOWN”. After a painting by William Mulready, Engraved by George Sanders with hand coloring. Dated 1881. Scene showing a well dressed woman at store counter looking through fine bolts of material. Housed in a modern black frame. SIZE: Sight: 33-1/4″ x 25-1/2″. Image: 20-1/2″ x 17-3/4″. CONDITION: Professional restoration to several tears, good, not examined out of frame. 9-92902 (500-1,000)


FRAMED COLORED LITHOGRAPH OF RING DOVE AND TURTLE DOVE. Print unmarked and showing two views of colorful doves. Plate LVI. Housed in a fine gilt frame with watercolored highlighted matte. SIZE: Sight: 21-1/2″ x 16″. CONDITION: Very good, not examined out of frame. 9-92903 (400-700)


EDWARDIAN INLAID MAHOGANY TRIPLE WARDROBE. English. Circa 1900. The rectangular crossbanded cornice fitted to the conforming case of three sections. The center section fitted with a paneled door inlaid with ribbon-tied bellflowers above a bank of four drawers flanked by outer sections, each fitted with a full-length beveled mirror door. The whole mounted on a molded plinth. SIZE: 82″ h x 74″ overall w x 22″ overall d CONDITION: All original condition, very good overall. 9-91318 (1,000-2,000)


RARE EDWARDIAN INLAID MAHOGANY TABLE WITH MICRO-MOSAIC TRAY TOP. First quarter 20th century. The square crossbanded molded top framing a micro-mosaic panel of polychrome glass beads. The elements of the geometric design with brass filament dividers, above the conforming frieze, raised on raked square tapered string-inlaid legs, joined by a molded and crossbanded medial shelf with a central inlaid rondel, above a conforming box stretcher. SIZE: 27″ h x 19″ sq. top. CONDITION: Retains original surfaces, with minor scuffs and scratches, having good color. Beadwork in fine condition. No repairs or restorations noted. 9-92780 (800-1,200)


WILLIAM IV INLAID YEW AND ROSEWOOD CANDLESTAND. Circa 1850. The circular top with central “umbrella” form inlay, the scalloped edge alternating with spoke tips of inlaid bone joined to the bobbin-turned standard raised on a shaped tripod base. SIZE: 30″ h. x 16-1/4″ dia. PROVENANCE: From a Vassalboro, Maine Family Estate. CONDITION: Very good overall with cleaned old surfaces, one repair to leg at standard. 9-92115 (400-800)


FINE REGENCY CARVED ROSEWOOD ADJUSTABLE ORGAN OR PIANO STOOL. Circular padded top revolving above a fluted swelled and ring turned standard joined to the circular carved and flattened plinth base raised on three claw feet. Currently covered in a raw silk pattern fabric. Circa 1830. SIZE: 18″ h at lowest point x 13″ dia. CONDITION: Very nice overall. Wood with cleaned original surfaces with no visible repairs or damage. Nice patina. 9-91389 (150-300)


IRISH QUEEN ANNE REVIVAL CARVED AND INLAID ARMCHAIR. Late 19th century. Constructed of mahogany and figured veneers. The scallop-shell crest flanked by leaftips joined to the heart-shaped scrolling stiles, centering the vasiform splat with marquetry floral-filled urn. The molded arms with shepherd’s-crook hand grips centering a balloon-form slip seat within the conforming scalloped rail carved with a foliate fan, raised on frontal cabriole legs, shell-and-acanthus carved, with scrolling returns on scrolled feet carved with leaftips. SIZE: 41″ h. of back. 22-1/2″ seat w. CONDITION: With mellow brown color and soft patina, retaining old finish, with minor veneer chips and losses on stiles and seat rail. Very good condition overall. 9-93072 (150-300)


AGRA ORIENTAL CORRIDOR RUG. Second half 20th century. The central panel with an arrangement of flowers, fruit, and geometric designs with cinnamon outlines within similarly designed conforming multiple borders, the beige field with muted monochromatic floral design within mosque-like medallion. SIZE: 11 ft 8 in x 5 ft. CONDITION: Very good overall, with soft faded palette. 9-93031 (600-900)


SEVEN LARGE STERLING SERVING PIECES. First half 20th century. Including a Silvercraft serving fork and spoon in a strawberry pattern; a Silvercraft fork with lily decoration; a Silvercraft fork and spoon with lily decoration; and three Wallace serving pieces in the ‘Grand Baroque’ pattern. 24 Troy oz. CONDITION: All with surface scratches, otherwise very good. 9-92869-1 (400-600)


FIVE STERLING SERVING PIECES BY SILVERCRAFT. First half 20th century. Modeled after the ‘Lily’ pattern by Whiting. Lot includes two serving spoons, a pierced serving spoon, and a 5-tine cold meat fork. 20 Troy oz. CONDITION: All pieces show normal and acceptable wear and surface scratches. No damages noted. 9-92869-2 (400-600)


COLLECTION OF STERLING SILVER SOUVENIR SPOONS. Comprising state and city examples, including Boston, Massachusetts; Miami, Florida; Louisville, Kentucky; New Hampshire, and Maine. 20 souvenir spoons and 1 teaspoon. Total 21 spoons, 20 of which are marked “Sterling” (14 Troy oz). CONDITION: Very good overall, with normal surface scratches. 9-92868 (200-400)


18 ASSORTED SILVER SERVING PIECES. Including a Gorham sterling salad fork and spoon, three Silvercraft sterling serving pieces (2 forks and a spoon), three small pierced silver berry spoons, and a large pierced Towle serving spoon; three serving forks including a sardine fork by Baker-Manchester and two tongue forks by Dominick & Haff, the second in the “King Richard” pattern by Towle; a pie server with thistle decoration; a trowel cake server with the initial “R” in script; and a Whiting serving spoon in the “Armor” pattern. Together with a bone marrow scoop unmarked, with antler handle; an English silver-plated stuffing spoon; and an English straining spoon by William Eley and William Fearn, 1818. Total weighable: 46 troy oz. PROVENANCE: From a Bangor, ME, collection. CONDITION: Overall very good. No breaks or repairs. 9-92356 (700-1,000)


CLASSICAL SILVER-PLATED URN ON STAND. Second half 19th century. The classical urn form with ball and spire finial, a spigot with scrolled handle, basket-form receptacle for burner on an outswept round molded plinth raised on splayed feet with applied shells. The whole with scrolling floral and drape-and-tassel brightwork. SIZE: 22″ h. CONDITION: This covered urn, of the quality of Sheffield, appears to be unmarked. All original and in very good condition, with wear to plating on feet. Burner absent. 9-92948 (400-600)


DOUBLE PEARL NECKLACE. 109 pearls of various sizes with nice luster. The clasp having a pink square cut stone but unmarked. SIZE: 15″ l. CONDITION: Very good. 9-92336 (250-400)


TWO PAIR OF PIERCED EARRINGS. 1) Unmarked having green cut stones with yellow/gold circles. 2) Unmarked, set with diamonds and a green cabochon. Total weight: 14 gr. SIZE: 1) 1-1/2″ l. 2) 1″ l. CONDITION: 1) Some dents, good. 2) Good. 9-92335 (500-1,000)


PAIR OF DIAMOND EARRINGS. Central diamond surrounded by diamond chips in a stylized pineapple form. Unmarked, made for pierced ears. Total weight: 16 gr. SIZE: 1-1/2″ l. CONDITION: Good. 9-92334 (500-1,000)


PAIR OF EARRINGS AND FLOWER BROOCH. Earrings having a grape motif with seed pearl grapes and leaves set with diamond chips. Set for pierced ears, unmarked. Brooch is unmarked in five-petal form with leaf branch. Center having a central round diamond. Total weight is 12 gr. SIZE: Earrings are 1″ l. Brooch is 2″ l x 3/4″ h. CONDITION: Earrings in good condition. Brooch is good. 9-92333 (500-1,000)


AMERICAN RENAISSANCE REVIVAL CARVED CHERRY BOOKCASE. Circa 1890. The center cabinet with acorn and oak-leaf carved frieze, the bowed cornice surmounted by brass gallery, fitted with a bowed glass door opening to an interior of four adjustable shelves, flanked by bookcase sections, the pilasters ropetwist and acanthus-carved, on a conforming base fitted with three aligned drawers on a molded plinth. SIZE: 78-1/2″ overall h. x 71″ w. x 20-1/2″ d. CONDITION: All original, including cast-brass hardware; brass gallery as seen; various scuffs and mars overall. Bowed glass door with L-shaped crack in glass lower right facing. 9-92829 (1,500-1,800)


AMERICAN ROCOCO REVIVAL CARVED MAHOGANY PARLOR SUITE. First quarter 20th century. Comprised of a settee and two armchairs, all covered in a burgundy-and-floral velvet upholstery, each molded serpentine crest rail with outscrolled ears, acanthus-carved, centering a scrolled carved crest, continuing to shaped molded arms on conforming supports, each carved with leaftips, centering a rectangular back and floral seat cushions. The carved scrolled legs with conforming upturned feet centering a carved bowed seat rail. SIZE: Settee: 79″ l. x 38-1/2″ h. Armchairs: 48″ h. and 38″ h. CONDITION: Very fine overall with crisp carving, original finish, and original upholstery with acceptable wear, the frames heavy and sturdy. A durable set of high quality. 9-92971 (2,000-3,000)


GEORGIAN-STYLE OPEN ARM LIBRARY CHAIR. Circa 1910. The rectangular padded back with serpentine crest rail joined to the shaped arms, the armrests and incurved supports carved with leaftips, centering the trapezoidal upholstered seat with serpentine front rail above the conforming apron carved with scrolling leaftips, raised on cabriole legs with carved knees and acanthus-carved bulbous feet. SIZE: 42″ h. of back. 17-1/2″ h. of seat. PROVENANCE: From a Bangor, ME, collection. CONDITION: Very fine condition with original surfaces, no repairs or restoration, damask upholstery clean, seat frame tight. 9-92365 (400-600)


SET OF EIGHT HEPPLEWHITE BENCHMADE CARVED MAHOGANY DINING CHAIRS. Early 20th century. Comprised of six side chairs and two arm chairs. The molded arched ‘hoop-back’ centering a pierced rayed carved splat, centering a sheaf of wheat, joined to the trapezoidal overupholstered seat with concave front rail, raised on square molded tapering legs, joined by a recessed box stretcher. The armchairs with serpentine arms, molded grips, and downswept shaped supports. SIZE: 40″ h. of armchairs. 39″ h. of side chairs. CONDITION: Overall very good with original surface, now with ivory leather seat covers. With some professional repairs. 9-92822 (1,500-2,000)


15-PIECE DOULTON PORCELAIN DESSERT SET. Set having a brown Doulton Burslem mark. Circa 1882-1891. Set consisting of: 3″ h x 11-1/2″ x 8-3/4″ footed oval bowl; Six 9″ dia. plates; Eight 6-1/4″ dia. plates. Each nicely decorated with different flowers in gold trim. Oval bowl set on four scrolled feet. CONDITION: Very good. 9-91524 (200-400)


EXTENSIVE ENGLISH PART DINNER SERVICE “INDIAN TREE” PATTERN BY BRIDGWOOD, RETAILED BY HARRODS LTD. OF LONDON. First quarter 20th century. Floral decorated within a gilt border, the rims with floral vinery with a modified gilt decorated Greek key edge. Set including thirty-one 10″ dinner plates, twenty-six 9-1/2″ luncheon plates, six 7-1/2″ salad plates, sixteen 7″ bread/butter plates, one 14″ oval platter, twenty-seven 5-3/4″ saucers, and twenty-nine teacups. Total of 136 pieces. CONDITION: The set in very fine condition overall, with no significant damage or restoration, minimal number of minor flakes. 9-91321 (600-800)


JOHN SMITH (Publisher, American, 19th Century) “AMERICAN COUNTRY SCENE IN SUMMER”. Colored lithograph shows a large well appointed farm with livestock, people, activities and landscape. Housed in a modern white painted frame with chrome liner and matte which obscures some of the scene. SIZE: Total: 22″ x 28″. Image: 18″ x 24″. CONDITION: Examined out of frame having some restoration, mounted on board. Fair to good. 9-92916 (300-500)


SOUTH AMERICAN ENAMELED ICON WITHIN A HAMMERED AND CHASED SILVERED METAL FRAME. 19th Century. The oval enameled plaque depicting haled Christ rising from the tomb, polychrome painted. Mounted in a conforming and scrolled floral molded frame headed by a sunburst. Indistinct hallmarks along frame base. SIZE: 7-1/4″ x 5-3/4″. CONDITION: Overall good with minor wear to paint, frame with some creasing. 9-74607 (250-400)


SILVER FRAMED MADONNA PICTURE. Pre-Raphaelite style picture backed with different colored foils depicts a Madonna and child with flowers, woods and bright blue sky. Frame having English hallmarks, Birmingham,1923, maker “T.L.M.”. Frame having a wood backing with easel support. SIZE: 5-1/2″ x 3-1/2″. CONDITION: Very good. 9-90673 (200-300)


BENCHMADE CHIPPENDALE STYLE INLAID MAHOGANY CHINA CABINET. Circa 1910. Molded swan’s neck cornice with floral rosettes centering a flame finial on pediment. The rectangular case having an inlaid urn within the frieze above a pair of astragal-glazed doors opening to four adjustable shelves and flanked by paterae of floral-filled urns, the case sides astragal-glazed, the apron with an oval inlaid fan. The whole raised on angular cabriole legs with scalloped returns, terminating in carved ball-and-claw feet. SIZE: 85″ h x 38″ w x 18″ d. PROVENANCE: From a Vassalboro, Maine Family Estate. CONDITION: All original, fitted with lighting, one glass panel broken, one foot re-glued. Very nice condition overall with good color. 9-92114 (1,000-2,000)


SET OF FOUR CENTENNIAL CHIPPENDALE MAHOGANY DINING CHAIRS. Including one armchair. Crest rail continuing to raked stiles centering a pierced splat with central carrot decoration above the trapezoidal slip seat raised on square legs joined by a box stretcher. SIZE: 38-1/2″ h x 19″ seat h. CONDITION: Overall cleaned original surfaces. Armchair with several repairs at backsplat and at arms joining the stiles. One side chair has a repaired back leg, another with a chip missing along seat rail of left front leg facing. Overall these chairs have had extensive repairs but are in good strong condition. 9-91804 (400-800)


QUEEN ANNE CARVED MAHOGANY TILT-TOP BIRD CAGE TEA TABLE. The round top hinged on a bird cage support swiveling above an urn and ring-turned standard, raised on a tripod base of cabriole legs, terminating in padded platform feet. Second half 18th Century. SIZE: H 27-3/4”, D 30-1/2”. CONDITION: Table retains old re-polished surface, top with professionally repaired crack through center, and small diamond-shaped patches. Legs and feet original with no restoration noted; overall very fine condition. 9-91397 (600-900)


FINE VICTORIAN CARVED MAHOGANY LOLLING CHAIR. Third quarter 19th century. The shaped raked padded back joined to rolled curved arms, the downswept acanthus-carved supports centering a trapezoidal upholstered seat with serpentine front rail carved with scrolling vinery, the knees with carved guilloches and leaftips raised on scrolled snail feet. SIZE: 39-1/2″ h. of back. CONDITION: Retains original dark surfaces, covered in old pink velvet fabric; structurally sound with acceptable normal wear. 9-92827 (100-200)


FINE ENGLISH JACOBEAN STYLE CARVED WALNUT AND CANED SIDE TABLE. Third quarter 19th Century. Circular top with caned quarter panels within a foliate and floral rosette carved border and conforming apron. Raised on barley twist legs joined by a conforming X-stretcher centering a block with turned finial. SIZE: 30″ h x 24″ dia. CONDITION: Retains old original surface and caning, finish is somewhat dry. Table has been tightened and reglued but shows no signs of any repairs of damages. 9-91385 (200-400)


SMALL HAMADAN RUNNER. First half 20th century. The rectangular central panel with dense floral design within a floral guard border. SIZE: 6 ft 8 in x 2 ft 9 in. CONDITION: This rug is extremely faded, but retains good pile. 9-74183-1 (50-100)


FLATTENED GOLD NUGGET ON CHAIN. Flattened nugget being of 1″ l x 1/2″ w in naturalistic form. Weight: 6 gr. without chain. Chain being unmarked. CONDITION: Very good. 9-92338 (200-300)


OVAL MOSAIC PIN AND TWO FIST PENDANTS. 1) Oval mosaic scene showing a classical temple ruin in a landscape with blue sky and green trees. The mosaic is set into an oval gold stone that is framed with a beaded edge metal surround and pin back. 2) Two clenched fist pendants with filigree gold tops, one in pink coral, the other in black having gold fingernails. SIZE: 1) 2″ x 1-1/2″. 2) 1-1/2″ l. CONDITION: Very good. 9-92337 (200-300)


SEVEN PIECE JEWELRY LOT. Lot consists of: 29-1/2″ gold chain with round links and eleven barrel shaped filigree links; Unmarked double filigree bar pin with two drops; Unmarked rose gold and garnet lady’s ring set with cut and cabochon garnets (size is 6-1/2); Pair of garnet pierced earrings; Single unmarked gold earring; and an Art Nouveau style enameled brooch that is “as is”. CONDITION: Good, one earring missing half of clasp hook. 9-92339 (250-400)


LOT OF COSTUME JEWELRY. Lot consists of a variety of necklaces and earrings to include pair of pink quartz and gold earrings, blue profile lava type cameo earrings, diamond paste earrings and necklace, red bead necklace and more. Housed in an old leather covered jewelry box which is “as is”. SIZE: Varies. CONDITION: Some pieces “as is”. 9-92340 (200-300)


CARVED WOODEN STATUE OF A HAITIAN SLAVE GIRL, SIGNED “LE DECIMUS HAITI.” Depicting a young girl with head scarf and hoop earrings wearing a beaded necklace and frock, hands on hips, posing barefoot on a circular lined plinth. Carved from the solid. SIZE: 54-1/2″. CONDITION: Very good overall with original surfaces, missing an earring. 9-90308 (300-500)


AMERICAN CARVED MAHOGANY GOVERNOR WINTHROP SECRETARY. 20th Century. In two parts; The upper bookcase section with molded swans’ neck pediment and carved floral terminals centering a turned finial above a pair of astragal glazed doors fitted to the lower section with sloping writing surface opening to an interior of cubby holes, drawers and prospect door above four serpentine drawers on a molded base. Raised on short cabriole legs with scalloped returns terminating in ball and claw feet. SIZE: 82″ h x 36″ case w x 20-1/2″ d PROVENANCE: Accompanied by the original bill of sale from Athertons Home Furnishings Store of Portland, Maine. Receipt dated February 14th, 1927 for the sum of $175. CONDITION: Original finish and hardware. There are some damages to the left and right lower moldings and one chip of veneer off the right side of case between the second and third drawer. Otherwise good. 9-91213 (300-500)


NEW ENGLAND DIMINUTIVE PINE HUTCH. Second half 19th century. The rectangular case with simple applied cornice and scalloped frieze, the interior fitted with three shelves above a single cupboard door opening to shelves. SIZE: 73″ h. x 36″ case w. x 22″ overall d. CONDITION: Clean, later pumpkin-pine finish. Interior now mounted with light fixtures, the shelves cut and remounted for use as entertainment unit. Case drilled for wiring. 9-93002 (500-800)


BENCH-MADE CEDAR LINED MAHOGANY BLANKET CHEST. First half of the 20th Century. Rectangular form, the hinged lid opening to a cedar lined interior. The chest with recessed brass carrying handles. SIZE: 20”h x 38”l x 20-3/4”d. PROVENANCE: From the Sewall Estate, Bath, Maine. CONDITION: Very good overall. Diamond form inset escutcheon missing. 9-90164 (150-300)


AMERICAN ARTS AND CRAFTS QUARTERED OAK CENTER TABLE. Circa 1915. The circular top above the conforming frieze centered and joined to square legs connected by a pinned and tenoned cross-stretcher. SIZE: 29″ h. x 39-1/2″ diameter. CONDITION: Stripped and refinished, with veneer patches in apron. 9-90820 (400-600)


AMERICAN BRILLIANT-CUT ICE CREAM PLATE AND TWO CELERY DISHES. The first deeply cut with stars and sun, the second with stylized pineapples, the third with hobstars. SIZE: The first: 11-3/4″ dia. The second: 11-1/4″ x 5-3/4″. The third: 11-1/4″ x 4-1/2″. CONDITION: The first with some minor flakes in teeth, minimum wear on underside, otherwise very good. The second with roughness and flakes on teeth, some surface scratches and chips on underside of base. The third with minor chips on teeth, otherwise very good. 9-92263 (200-300)


BACCARAT VASE, STUART VASE, AND TWO AMERICAN CUT-GLASS VASES. The first of clear square bulbous form with etched signature “BACCARAT FRANCE”. The Stuart vase with etched signature on base rim, decorated with cut and etched leafy sprigs. The third example floral-cut on a tapered faceted pedestal base. The fourth a shaped cylindrical form with cut pinwheel stars and scalloped rim. SIZE: The first: 10″ h. The second: 6-1/2″ h. The third and fourth: each 10″ h. CONDITION: The first, second, and third are very good with normal base wear. The fourth with one severe tooth fracture, other minor roughness on teeth, wear and small base rim chip. 9-92264 (150-250)


FIVE CLEAR AMERICAN GLASS ARTICLES. Including a 9-3/4″ foliate and floral cut-glass plate, a 9-1/4″ cut paneled bowl with scalloped edge, a “diamond-and-sheaf” 8″ cut-glass carafe, a cut and pressed glass 6-1/2″ cruet, and a pressed glass oval 11-3/4″ bread dish inscribed “GIVE US THIS DAY OUR DAILY BREAD”. SIZE: As noted above. CONDITION: All in very good condition, each showing normal wear and use, no damages noted. 9-92265 (100-150)


F. PETITJEAN (First half of the 20th Century) THE GOLFER. Colored engraving shows a well dressed golfer with his caddy in a golf course setting. Copyright 1925 by Henry Graves & Co., London. Housed in a good carved wood gilt frame with white and gold liner. SIZE: Sight: 18″ x 14-1/4″. CONDITION: Some slight toning at old frame edge, good. Not examined out of frame. 9-92911 (400-600)


AFTER JOHN JAMES AUDUBON (American, 1785-1851) “LEPUS SYLVATICUS” (Gray Rabbit) Late 20th Century reprint of the J.T. Bowen, 1843 large folio print of No. 5 Plate XXII. Housed in a modern flat black wood frame with white matte. SIZE: Sight: 19-1/4″ x 23-1/2″. CONDITION: Very good, not examined out of frame. 9-92899 (500-800)


FIVE COLORED HOUSE PRINTS. Identically housed in modern gilt molded wood frames with watercolored highlighted mattes. Each titled and showing an English cottage/castle. SIZE: Sight: 6″ x 9-1/4″. CONDITION: Generally very good, mattes partially obscure images. 9-92901 (400-600)


TWO PART MAJOLICA JARDINIÈRE ON STAND. Marked on base “1154-12”, the matching pieces in colors of green to brown with “C” scroll handles. SIZE: Overall 30-1/2″ h x 18″ dia with handles. CONDITION: One handle with unprofessional repair, otherwise very good. 9-91487 (200-400)