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

Gould Auction Company announced an Early Spring MARKET FRESH Antiques Auction  held at the Gardiner, Maine Sportsman's Club on Saturday April 8, 2006 Commencing at 12 O'clock Noon.   Preview was Friday (April 7) from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and the morning of the sale.

        Gould Auction Company was pleased to present a Market  Fresh auction of fine period antiques, gathered from New England homes, attics, cellars, barns and collections. Highlights in their categories are as follows: PERIOD, COUNTRY AND FORMAL FURNITURE: to include a RARE and Important paper labeled Thomas Needham Salem, Massachusetts Serpentine Front Chippendale 4 Drawer Chest with original brasses; A Superb Inlaid New York State Mahogany Hepplewhite Pembroke Table in original surface; A Diminutive Maple Queen Anne Highboy in a pleasing old surface; A Small Chippendale Bracket Base 4 drawer chest in old red paint with black painted trim; Graduated 6 Drawer Cherry Hepplewhite Tall Chest in original surface with flaring French feet, original brass and inlay. Decorated Maine Sheraton Dressing Table in Mustard Paint; Mustard Paint Decorated Maine Wash Stand by the same hand as the dressing table; Fabulous pair of early signed Dover, NH Paint Decorated Side Chairs; Fine Early Grain Chest in strong MUSTARD paint; Diminutive Cherry Single Door Jelly Cupboard in Old Surface; Superb Small Hanging Cherry Wall Cupboard with glazed door; OUTSTANDING Paint Decorated Cradle found in Mt. Vernon, Maine; Bootjack End Blanket Chest in fine Original Red; Profusely Decorated Arrow back Sidechair; Mahogany  Chippendale Molded Swing Leg D.L. Table with fine shaped skirt; Maine 2 drawer Sheraton turned leg stand in original finish with Birdseye Maple drawer fronts; Tilt Top Spider Leg Candlestand, Queen Anne Candlestand; Queen Anne oval top Tea Table with tiger maple top; Grain Painted Country Server; Very EARLY Tall Hooded Cradle; Small Early Floor Loom in original blue – green paint; Period Hepplewhite Card Table; Blanket Box in Old Blue; Tiered Plant Stand in Great Wagon Wheel Blue; Turned Leg 2 Drawer Stand in Old Paint; Tapered Leg One Drawer Stand in Old Red; Early Mammy's Bench in nice small size; Lg. Canted Sea Chest in original paint; Childs size Shoe Foot Drying Rack and more. FOLK ART and COUNTRY ACCESSORIES: to include AN OUTSTANDING pair of Folk Art Carved and Painted Lambs from the Harold C. Corbin Collection; the BEST Folk Art carved Crooked Knife in the form of a semi nude Mermaid holding a Salmon above her head; 10 other fine Carved Crooked Knives; Early Nantucket Sailor Whirlygig; Several OUTSTANDING pieces of Maine Redware in fine glazes to include Kendrick, Dodge and others; Fabulous Wooden Staved Tub in original Apple Green Paint; Superb Large Decorated Tin Document Box by Zachariah Stevens of Stevens Plains, Maine; Early 20th Century Life Sized Folk Art Carved and Painted Heron; Fabulous 1823 Watercolor Dyer Family Register from Grand Manan Island; 2 Nicely Carved and Gilded Wooden Eagles by the Artisitic Art Carvng Company (1 Bellamy type);  Very Early Whistler Decoy by Phineas Alexander of Harpswell, Maine; Wonderful Early Folk Art carved Gourd Tea Caddy with an Indian Head likeness on its cover (signed and dated 1841); Unusual Framed labeled Grenfell Mission Mat with Polar Bear’s head, decorated with Seal hair; A very Early Maine Red Breasted Merganser decoy; An excellent grouping of oval miniature portraits including the miniature portrait on Ivory of Capt. Joseph Obed of Salem, Mass dated 1815; Early Folk Art Portrait of a bonneted Woman; 2 Outstanding miniature Oval Mourning Pictures on Ivory; Fine full length silhouette of Abraham Lincoln; Carved marble folk art Lamb; Excellent selection of early silhouettes in period frames; Early Turned Wooden Bowl in Original blue paint; Unusual Early Wooden Country Store Dispenser for Boyd's Potato Chips (the oldest chip maker in the country); Decoys including a Stacy Bryanton free standing Goose; Harry Shourds Mallard (overpainted), Folky Merganser; Folk art "Theorem" style watercolor on paper; Early Starburst Quilt; Hand Stitched American Flag; Early Folky paper mache "Nodder" under glass dome; early Penny Rug; Whirlygig found in Dover, Maine; Miniature basket in cranberry red; Minty large Taghanic “Bushwhacker” Swing Handled Basket; Childs Shoe Foot Drying Rack; Small Hanging Spice Cabinet with Heart cutout in crest; Pr. Maine Pewter Candlesticks sgnd Dunham; Cobalt Decorated Stoneware including a fine Portland, Maine Planter; Crock with Bird; superb NY "Script" Jug; Unsigned Gardiner, ME ovoid jug with tulip; 2 Early Chopping Trays in dry, original paint (Apple Green and Red); Turned Wooden Bowl in orig. Blue paint; 2 Mortar and Pestles in superb original paint; Child’s wooden pail in mustard w red bands; Yellow Ware Pepper Pot and covered Butter Crock; Early Blue and White Overshot Coverlet; Starburst Quilt; Very Early Bell Metal Posnet; Fine Large Mahogany Dovetailed Knife Tray; Lg. Buttocks Basket; Swing Handle and other Baskets; Hooked Rug “Sailor’s Compass design; Brass Bedwarmer w decorated handle; Large 13 Star Centennial American Flag; Hand Sewn 45 Star Flag and more. CIVIL WAR, MILITARY and FIREARMS: An amazing discovery of very rare Civil War guns and accessories from a coastal Maine farmhouse including  A VERY RARE 1st Model LeMat Confederate Pistol; An UNFIRED 1864 Contract Musket (Providence Tool Co.) in the MOST amazing original condition and bearing the inspector mark of Orville H. Ainsworth; A 3rd Model Colt 45 “Peacemaker” Single Action Artillery revolver having a “Prime Custer Range” serial number on its frame (#4505) and Ainsworth and Clark inspector marks; An 1863 “Bridesburg” Union Contract Musket with original Bayonet; An 1849 Ames Cavalry Saber (Cabotville mark) in superb original condition; A Civil War Gun Belt with buckle and signed percussion cap box (Baker, NY); Civil War Union Infantry Frock Coat from 29th Mass. Vols.; Important ½ Plate Daguerreotype of Major General Thomas Guyer; Early Conn. Militia Sword with Scabbard once belong to Major General Thomas Guyer; Evans Transition Sporting Rifle (Mechanic Falls, ME); Very Early I.F. Cone English Flintlock Pistol(Converted to percussion); Framed Massachusetts Civil War recruiting Broadside from the “North Bridgewater Light Dragoons”; Several fine bullet Molds including a very RARE gang mold for a Colt 3rd Model Dragoon; Signed Colt .31 cal. Bullet mold; Unsigned Colt .28 cal. “Root: bullet mold; Large bore musket bullet mold and others; 3 Fine copper shot flasks including a superb 4” Pocket Size Eagle Priming Flask; English “Bag” Flask signed Dixon and a Dixon Clam Shell Flask; Early Massachusetts Militia Brass Shako Plate; Early 1800s Maine Militia Ephemera lot from  Castine, ME; Unusual early English percussion powder tester and calibrator; 2 Prs. Civil War Handcuffs with keys; Oval Union Standard Officers Belt Buckle; Fine Nazi Kriegsmarine Dress Dagger with scabbard and original portapee; French “St. Etienne” style long bayonet with original scabbard; Remington UMC Model 14 .30 cal.Pump Action Rifle and more!  NAUTICAL ITEMS: to include A Superb, LARGE 1856 Watercolor Ship's Portrait of the American Sailing Vessel SAMARITAN titled "Ship Samaritan Captain I. Small Entering the Port of Malta 1856"; Untouched, Large and Early Ship's Diorama; Outstanding Early, Cased Ship Model with folk art carved Sailors on her deck; Fine Early Prisoner of War Scrimshaw and Polychrome, Footed, Slide Cover Wale Ivory Cask containing its original Scrimshaw Dominoes; 1813 Ship’s Roster from the Brig Laurel of Deer Isle, Maine and more!   EARLY NEEDLEWORK: to include a Maine Schoolgirls Sampler  “Susan Farnham 1816”; VERY early needlework on silk of Rebecca at the Well; Two Early French Needlework pictures and more. SHAKER FURNITURE and ACCESSORIES: to include a fine Enfield, NH one drawer side table in an outstanding original surface and condition; A superb, large covered, oval fingered box in original Windsor green paint; 7½ foot Enfield,NH Work Bench, an Alfred, Maine oval fingered box in original white paint; Enfield, NH handled, open oval fingered carrier; small Alfred, Maine oval covered box; Enfield, NH horse hair sieve; Enfield, NH wooden tined pitch fork; Enfield, NH storage box in original red paint; Enfield circular spit box in original red paint; Enfield production ladderback side chair with tape seat; nicely labeled Portland Maine Shaker Bottle; very early vertical staved wooden tankard in fine mustard paint; carved Enfield butter paddle; Shaker Bonnet with removable liners, signed Sabbathday Lake, Maine Sewing Basket; Superb Enfield Shaker Hooded Sister’s Cloak; Shaker cookbook signed by Wm. Lassiter and more!  OIL PAINTINGS, WATERCOLORS and PRINTS: to include an Important LARGE  (30” by 36” sight) OOC Winter Streamside Landscape “Below the Mill” by W. Lester Stevens N.A.; SUPERB Early unsigned, OOC French School “The Fortune Teller” in orig. frame; EARLY NH landscape attributed to William H. Titcomb (Am. 1824-1888); OOC “Apples" 1929 signed Josefa Backus (American b. 1875); Large Early unsigned Hudson River scene in superb original lemon gold frame; Fine OOC genre scene by Herbert Denman (American 1855-1903); 9 recently discovered 1950s or 60s African American "Outsider" Art paintings by NY City street artist "Pop" Miller; OOC Landscape by  MH Lowell (American 1848-1927); WC by Josephine Bradstreet (Maine 1859-1920); 3 OOC Landscapes signed by Maine artist Grace Anderson; WC by Henry W. Rice;  OOC Seascape by Maxwell; 2 OOC Still Life with Fruit sgnd. Mae Bradley; Fine Victorian OOC Winter Genre Scene (unsigned); Primitive Victorian OOC with children; Gloucester Harbor Scene OOC (unsigned); # of 4 Currier Ives Print Series “American Homestead”; Currier and Ives Sailing Ship print in original paint decorated frame “Queen of Clippers”; Watercolor Landscape signed Rosser and more.  . EARLY AMERICAN INDIAN ITEMS: to include a Fine Watercolor "Ledger" drawing title "Red Sky on War Pony  Fort Belknap, Montana"; 3 Paint Decorated Birch Bark Circular Trivets signed by Maine Passamaquoddy Chief Tomah Joseph (1837-1914); Klikitat Basket, Large Coiled Plains Basket;  12 outstanding early carved Crooked Knives; Unusual Incised Wooden Bowl; Early Navajo Rug; Northwest Carved Bone Pipe; Carved Wooden Comb and more.  EARLY PERIOD LIGHTING: An excellent selection of EARLY grease, camphene, alcohol, whale oil, candle and kerosene lanterns, lamps and lighting devices in tin, bronze, pewter and cast iron; Matched pair of EARLY 3 candle tin Wall Sconces and more.  EARLY GLASS and CHINA: Nice selection of Blue Staffordshire ; Superb Canary Yellow Soft Paste Pitcher; 2 Bennington 1849 Fenton Marked pitchers; Bennington Book Flask; Early Leeds pitcher with children playing cards; Early Blown Cobalt Sandwich Glass Perfume; Lg. Seaweed Pattern Mocha Mug; Chelsea Tea Set; Nailsea and other scent bottles; Early Canton Water Bottle; 2 Large Early Italian Porcelain Platters ; Early Meissen Platter; Soft Paste Childs Mug; Early Delft Cow Creamer and much more. TOYS and DOLLS: to include a FINE, early 24" Mohair pointy nose, hump backed Teddy Bear; very rare and early, large English "Split Head" Doll with original clothing, SUPERB large nesting set of Victorian Lithographed Childrens “Box Blocks”; Nicely Paint Decorated Victorian Childrens Sled; Unusual Childs Parasol with colors of Old Glory; under glass dome; Early tin plate goat pull toys; Gibbs horse and wagon, many early cast iron toys by Arcade, Kenton, Hubley, Carpenter and others; Wind Up wooden boat by Mengel; 2 Schuco miniature Teddy bears (one Cinnamon) and more.  ALSO: Fine Early English “Stick” Barometer; Rare Gutta Percha Union Dag Case with image of George Washington embossed on the case; Fine selection of Victorian Sterling Silver; Old books including Maine Town Histories; Fine Selection of Wooden Planes; Oriental Rugs; Contemporary miniature basket by Stephen Zeh; Large Mission Oak Library Table; Unusual Oak Sectional Map Chest; Arts and Crafts Wrought Iron Log Carrier with Andirons and tools; Outstanding Pietra Dura portrait frame; and much more.  Please check our website at www.gouldauctions.com for color photos and a complete listing.


For Additional Information Please Call 207-362-6045. Day of Sale Only 207-582-3223. 10% 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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