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Timothy J. Gould, Licensed Maine Auctioneer,  Maine Auctioneer's License # AR1038

Gould Auction Company is pleased to announce a MARKET FRESH Auction of Fine ANTIQUES to be held on SATURDAY NOVEMEBER 19, 2011 at the GARDINER, MAINE SPORTSMAN’S CLUB commencing at 12 O’CLOCK NOON. PREVIEW will be held on Friday November 18 from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. and also day of sale from 8 a.m. to Noon



Highlights in their categories include: PERIOD COUNTRY and FORMAL FURNITURE:  An EXCEPTIONAL Massachusetts Inlaid Hepplewhite Bow Front Chest (with provenance) in original untouched surface and condition; Splayed Leg NH Queen Anne Button Foot Tavern Table in Original Red Paint; A superb and rare Maine paint decorated Sheraton "High Country" Card Table having outstanding sculptural lines and delicate reeded legs; Period NH inlaid Hepplewhite Card Table; Fine Tapered Leg Tavern Table with drawer and single board, breadboard ended top; 18th Century Turned Leg Stretcher Base Tavern Table with Drawer; Superb NH Hepplewhite One Drawer scalloped edge Tray Stand with outstanding original surface; Fine Single Raised Panel Door Chimney Cupboard with molded top; Red and Black Paint Decorated Vermont Bootjack End Blanket Box; Unusual Inlaid Sheraton Cherry wood One Drawer Sand; Stepped and tiered Plant Stand in Apple Green paint; Early New England X-Base Candlestand in Original Blue Paint; "Bird Cage" Windsor Armchair stamped S. GRAGG  BOSTON; Small single door jelly cupboard in Original Blue paint; Boot Jack End Blanket Chest in Original Red; Unusual carved front 3 Drawer Empire Drop Leaf Stand; Fine figured Mahogany Rope Legged, Two Drawer Drop Leaf Stand; Blanket Box in the BEST original blue-green paint; Boot Jack Ended Commode in original paint; Raised Panel Single Door Jelly Cupboard; 18th Century Country Candlestand with dish top; Maine Pine Desk on Frame; Early Bucket Bench in Old Green paint; Bannister Back and Chippendale Side Chairs; Compartmented Hanging Cupboard; Paint Decorated Counter Top Desk Box; Set of 4 Signed Hitchcock Pillow Back Chairs with superb original stenciling and paint; Sheraton Two Drawer Drop Leaf Stand; Country benches and stools; Childs Windsor side Chair; Child's Size Boot Jack Ended Blanket Box; Maine Paint Decorated Pine Drop Leaf Table; Green Painted Pennsylvania style Deacons Bench; Large Upright Bucket Bench with scalloped sides; Set of 7 Federal Shield Back Dining Chairs; Hepplewhite Spider Leg Candle Stand; Two Drawer Drop Leaf Stand in Original Paint; Mahogany Ogee Mirrors; Bow Back Windsor Side Chair in Old Green Paint; Maine One Drawer Tapered Leg Stand; Unusual Lake Winnipesaukee Cottage Bench; Country Pine Server; Mustard Painted and Stenciled Boston Rocker; Carved and Painted Folk Art folding room divider; Pine Apothecary Chest with bracket base and more!! FOLK ART, COUNTRY & EARLY ACCESSORIES:  A LARGE, RARE & IMPORTANT molded copper ARCHITECTURAL or PILOT HOUSE EAGLE in a superb verdigris surface; A RARE and important 1854 STRONG, MAINE FAMILY REGISTER by the noted HEART and HAND artist SAMUEL LAWHEAD of DIXFIELD, MAINE; A remarkable PAIR of circa 1900 carved and painted, wall hanging FOLK ART "Waving" WOODEN AMERICAN FLAGS each bearing 45 individually molded pewter stars; Fine matched pair of LARGE Folk Art Carved and Painted ROTWEILER DOG HEADS that were likely gate post finials; SUPERB  Harris Co. "SMUGGLER" Running Horse Weathervane in fine original surface; Outstanding EARLY and  profusely carved (with planes, calipers, augers, hammers and other tools) Carpenter's "TRADE STICK" in original red paint; RARE wooden ROOSTER WEATHERVANE attributed to JAMES LOMBARD of BRIDGTON, MAINE; A HUGE (26" diameter) Painted Wooden Bowl in the BEST ORIGINAL BLUE; Fine Pair of Standing Cast Iron AMERICAN INDIAN Andirons; Documented 17th Century American Tape Loom with Seabrook, NH provenance; Early Carved and Painted Over Entrance Fan; Standing "INDIAN MAIDEN" Cigar Store Indian attributed to SAMUEL ROBB; A fine and extensive selection of PAINTED WOODEN Advertising SIGNS; Our usual fine selection of Woodenware including Painted Pantry Boxes, Firkins, Bowls and Trenchers; SEVERAL early framed SILHOUETTES to include a superb double example in its magnificent and original TIGER MAPLE FRAME and several identified sitters; A fine selection of early baskets to include Shaker, swing handle, painted and other examples; Several Fine Painted Gameboards to include Checkers and Parcheesi; Fine original "Arrow" weathervane  in fabulous original surface; TWO LARGE Gothic Revival style, painted wooden SIGNS from the MAYFLOWER CIRCLE and ANCIENT ORDER of FORESTERS of GLOVERSVILLE and JOHNSTOWN, NEW YORK; Smoke Decorated Dome Top Box; An unusual pair of paint decorated, wall mounted toleware Tobacconist "trade poles"; Early Folk Art Portrait of a beautiful child in blue; Early "Indian Maiden" Carved Cigar Store Indian in weathered surface; A Large and Folky Sheet Iron Rooster Weathervane; Large folk art OOC painting of HUDSON RIVER scene; An outstanding bail handled open measure in the best Hazelnut paint; Several nice early wooden advertising signs; Signed MARTHA'S VINEYARD Wooden Hull Sailing Ship Weathervane; Fine early Maine watercolor of Goodwill - Hinckley School; Chestnut Knife Tray with heart cutout in handle; Folk Art Birdhouse with Miniature Weathervane; Painted multi color Tramp Art Box; Six Tiny Miniature Cape Cod waterfowl carvings in outstanding original paint; Wooden Horse Weathervane; Paint Decorated Wooden Document Box from Limington, Maine; Oval Pantry Box signed "SPRAGUE  GARDINER"; Paint decorated tin boxes; Outstanding Painted Victorian Push Sled; Early Woven Apple Dryer; Dovetailed Knife Tray with fan carvings; Several outstanding paint decorated fireplace bellows; Spruce Gum Box; Early small sheet iron "Gamecock" Weathervane; Framed Primitive Watercolor of a Maine Farmhouse; Miniature carved Chickadee signed Reggie Edwards; Cold painted Stone PENGUIN doorstop; Pair Indian Clubs in the BEST original red paint; Painted Whirligig of Black maid; Folky wrought and sheet iron roosetr weathervane on standard and cuppola roof; Labeled Frary & Clark Coffee Mill and more! SCHOOLGIRL SAMPLERS: A fine selection of early estate fresh samplers including a fine WINDHAM, MAINE example; Hampton, New Hampshire and Newbury, Massachusetts examples such as a 1796 HASKELL Family, 1808 RIDGWAY family and 1818 PHILBRICK family. Also REED family (KINGFIELD, ME) and COLBY family examples.  OIL OIL PAINTINGS, WATERCOLORS & ARTWORK: OOB Gloucester Harbor Scene by PAUL STRISIK (American 1918-1998); Fine small OOC genre scene by ANTONI PIOTROWSKI (Bulgarian 1853-1924) signed "A. PIOTROWSKI 1876"; Small watercolor of Sailing Ship by FRANK VINING SMITH (American 1879-1967); OOC Maine Landscape by GEORGE McCONNELL (American 1852-1929); OOC Still Life Roses EMILY HARRIS McGARY SELINGER (American 1848 - 1927); Superb Watercolor of Fisherman's Attic by H. BOYLSTON DUMMER (American 1878-1945); Pair Still Life pastels by WILLIAM HENRY CHANDLER (American 1854-1928); Signed and dated 1797 English Watercolor and more! CIVIL WAR ITEMS, ANTIQUE FIREARMS, EDGE WEAPONS and other MILITARIA:  A remarkable recent discovery of CIVIL WAR items once the property of (then 16 year old) Union Army  Pvt. GEORGE HERBERT BOND (1846-1928) of the 16th VERMONT VOLS. who was to become Col. and Brevet Brigadier General of the 1st Vermont National Guard (Esty Regiment). The collection includes over 30 of his CIVIL WAR LETTERS, his RARE XXII CORPS BADGE, CIVIL WAR & GAR MEDALS, ENCAMPMENT RIBBONS, PHOTOS and DOCUMENTS. Among other items in this category are: A RARE AUGUSTA, MAINE made DOUBLE BARREL percussion SHOTGUN by LARKIN M. LELAND; SUPERB & EARLY American EAGLE HEAD Sword & Scabbard with Ivory grip; U.S. Model 1816 Contract Musket by L. POMEROY (converted to percussion),  several WINCHESTER Lever Action RIFLES to include MODELS 1873, 1886, 1892, 1894 and 1895; SPRINGFIELD TRAPDOOR MUSKETS to include Model 1873 CADET and 1884 Rifle; MINT WW II dated 1944 Lee - Enfield MK1 No.4 rifle with original "blade" bayonet;  BOXED collectible AMMUNITION to include a rare SEALED BOX of  WINCHESTER .32 SHORT COLT, Full unsealed box of Winchester .32 short; Full original Boxes of Monarch 16 ga. & Peters High Velocity 12 ga. Shot Shells; Early Winchester Rifle Ammo Boxes in .40-82 Model 1886, .45-70 Model 1886, .38-55, .30 Model 1894, .30-30 UMC, .25-35 Remington UMC boxed, .45-70 Western; EARLY  Wooden SHOOTERS CHEST with tools and reloading equipment; (2) Civil War Soldier tintypes of 2nd ME CAVALRY Reg. KIA Darius Brooks of Augusta, Maine and more! EARLY LIGHTING and LAMPS: Early Whale Oil Lantern; 18th century Tin Wall Sconce; Hogscraper Candlesticks and more!! EARLY PEWTER and IRON: EARLY signed basin by THOMAS DANFORTH;  EARLY signed Townsend & Compton basin;  plates, tankards and more! DECOYS, SPORTING ITEMS, CAMP and FISHING & HUNTING COLLECTIBLES:  HUGE  & Immaculate mounted Antique BULL MOOSE HEAD with original Maine (pre 1936) Maine Registration Tags;  Rare 1/4 size Drake Merganser by WILLIE ROSS of CHEBEAGUE ISLAND, ME; Early Working Dove Decoy; Early Blue Bill decoy; "Victor" Decoys in original paint; Paint decorated Oars and Paddles; Rustic Unusual Deer Antler Lamp Base;  Adirondack style magazine rack and more!  NATIVE AMERICAN INDIAN ITEMS:  Superb carved and painted 25" table top Northwest Totem Pole; Large and early carved "Indian Club" with superb likeness of Wolf's Head; 36" Birch Bark Canoe with Porcupine Quill Decoration; Several Indian Baskets, Beaded Childs Moccasins; Mic-Mac Quillwork Box and more!  PHOTOGRAPHY and EPHEMERA: Framed full plate tintype and cased sixth plate ambrotype of Civil War KIA Soldier from 2nd Maine Cavalry; Early Dags, Ambros and Tintypes to include several ID'd  portraits; 1829 Weare, NH Broadside "Farm Sale" and more! NAUTICAL and MARITIME : Small 1805 WHALING DIARY from BELFAST, MAINE; Attic fresh collection of over SEVENTY 19th and early 20th century NAUTICAL CHARTS and their canvas chart bag once belonging to the seafaring Gifford family of Westport, Massachusetts; Two fine early Nautical DIORAMAS; Upright Ship Captains table top desk; Superb scrimshaw decorated ivory mace; Small Swing Handle Nantucket Basket; Signed Martha's Vineyard Sailing Ship Weathervane by GEORGE TAIT; Large painted ship model on an outstanding inlaid mounting board; Carved and painted Stern Board "MARY"; Heavy Brass U.S. Navy hanging signal bell; Half Hulls and Ship Models; Large Pond Sailor and more! STONEWARE, REDWARE & OTHER POTTERY: Fine Ottman Bros. NY 4 Gallon Bird Crock; Unusual Bristol County Mass Redware Handled Cup; Pennsylvania Redware Cake Mold; Mocha "Seaweed" and other Mugs; LARGE early Double Handle OVOID Stoneware Jug; Unusual Bangor, Maine Stoneware Batter Jug; Bangor, Maine Stoneware Oyster Jug; Semi Ovoid Open Ear Crock w Flower; Maine Redware Milk Pan; Fine Maine Redware Jug; Early banded "Pearlware" covered mustard; Signed Stoneware Jug - Newburyport, Mass.; Huntington, NY Decorated Stoneware Crock; Large selection of early slipware plates (many damaged); Bennington Book Flasks; Early Bennington Pottery "piggy" Bank and more! OLD TOYS: Several LARGE Pressed Steel Trucks in ORIGINAL PAINT to include KEYSTONE U.S. Mail Truck; KEYSTONE Railway Express  TRUCK (with original Keystone Catalog); STURDITOY Coal TRUCK (sectioned open box); STURDITOY Pick-Up TRUCK in Blue and White; STURDITOY Pick-Up TRUCK in Peacock Green; Large "BOYCRAFT" AIRPLANE in nice original paint; Large STEELCRAFT AIRPLANE in original paint and more! GLASS, CHINA & BOTTLES:  A 17th Century English Porcelain Bowl with an early handwritten Seabrook, NH provenance glued to its base; Early Blue Staffordshire wash bowl & pitcher; Early Soft Paste Sugar Bowls, plates and tea caddies; Mocha ware mugs; Oriental Porcelain Berry Set and more! ORIENTAL & HOOKED RUGS, QUILTS and TEXTILES:   Large Boldly Floral Hooked Rug dated 1889; Superb Eye Dazzling Geometric Hooked Rug; (2) Early CAUCASIAN Oriental Rugs; Caucasian Camel Bag; Superb small labeled Grenfell mat; Hooked Rug with Floral Urn; Early Loomed Coverlet w Scottish Thistle pattern; Unusual Hooked Rug for Spiral Staircase and more! VICTORIAN FURNITURE, ACCESSORIES & GARDEN: (3) Fine Oak "Barrister" multi sectional bookcases with leaded glass doors; Large Garden "Cherub" in Bronze Signed "G. CIPRIANI" and more! MODERNIST FURNITURE: Several pieces of SIGNED PAUL McCOBB furniture to include a drop leaf dining table, Two Matched Pairs of Side Chairs, Double Sliding Door Credenza on Stand, 6 Drawer Bureau on stand, 10 Drawer Jewelry Chest and a Double Sliding Door Console Cabinet; Fabulous modernist coffee table.  ITEMS of SPECIAL INTEREST: (2) Chinese lacquered Sewing Boxes with IVORY and WHALEBONE sewing tools; Fine pair Egyptian Revival Candlesticks in SHEFFIELD plate; Heavily Carved "Black Forest" Jewelry Box; Interesting 1829 Weare, NH "Farm Sale" broadside; Fine "Triple Decker" Mantle Clock by SETH THOMAS; Maine CALIPER LOG SCALE with wheel signed C.W. GROVER - CARATUNK, MAINE; Victorian Human Hair memorial wreath under glass and more!

For Additional Information Please Call 207-362-6045. Day of Sale Only 207-582-3223. 15% Buyers Premium. PAYMENT TERMS: Cash or Pre-approved check. Out of State Buyers Should Provide Bank Letter of Credit, If Not Known to the Auctioneer. Timothy J. Gould, Auctioneer, Maine Auctioneer’s License #AR1038. Auctions will be Catered.

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