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

Gould Auction Company announces a MARKET FRESH Auction of Fine AMERICANA, CLOCKS, FOLK ART, FURNITURE, FINE ART, MILITARIA & FIREARMS plus other fine ANTIQUES to be held on SATURDAY MAY 1, 2010 at the GARDINER, MAINE SPORTSMAN’S CLUB commencing at 12 O’CLOCK NOON. PREVIEW will be held on Friday APRIL 30 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. and also day of sale from 8 a.m. to start. Please visit our website at www.gouldauctions.com for color photographs and additional information. PLEASE NOTE THAT WE ARE ADDING ITEMS DAILY!!! Highlights in their categories include:

UPDATED 4-10-2010

PERIOD COUNTRY and FORMAL FURNITURE:  Early SEWALL FAMILY, BATH, MAINE Child’s or Young Ladies Slant Front Desk on Original Red Paint; An OUTSTANDING 18th Century DLEAWARE VALLEY LADDERBACK ARMCHAIR in remarkable condition; A RARE and IMPORTANT Pumpkin Painted Nova Scotia, OPEN TOP PEWTER CUPBOARD having exquisitely reticulated moldings and carved, oval sunburst door panels; Outstanding Red and Green Painted MAINE Schoolmasters Desk with an exceptional red and green painted, full interior; A fine MAINE Tapered Leg Tavern Table w Drawer in Original Red paint, having an outstanding scrubbed top and bread board ends; MAINE Paint Decorated Red and Black Stenciled One Drawer Stand; A Superb MAINE Stretcher Base Tavern Table in Original Red Paint and having a Remarkably Scrubbed Top and unusual, Mitered, Breadboard Ends; An Outstanding (possibly Shaker) Tapered, Swing Leg Drop Leaf Table in PRISTINE Original Red Paint; A Superb, Paint Decorated, Bronze Stenciled and Diminutive MAINE Deacon’s Bench; Stylish Birdcage Windsor Armchair in Windsor Green Paint; 2 Superbly Paint Decorated BRADLEYVILLE (Newtown – Sandy Hook), CT Rabbit Ear Armchairs;  One Drawer NH Tapered Leg Tavern Table in Original Red Paint; Large Sheraton Looking Glass with Troy, NY label; “Baby” Queen Anne Drop Leaf Table in old refinish; Fine Period Hepplewhite Inlaid Formal Card Table in Original Surface; Superb MAINE Canted Front Counter Top 12 Drawer Apothecary Chest in Original Red Wash; Outstanding paint decorated Sheraton “Fancy” Armchair; Paint Decorated Dressing Table; Rare MAINE Tavern Table w Crossed Stretcher Base (old refinish); Nice selection of Tapered and Turned Leg One Drawer Stands including a superior red painted example; Early Single Door Cupboard with H Hinges in Old Paint; Paint Decorated Boot Jack Blanket Chest; Superb 5 Tiered Hanging Wall Shelf in Original Green Paint and Red Stenciling; Pr. of Early Built in Single Door Cupboards with matching Wainscot paneling; Unusual Federal Bench w caned seat; Bow Back Windsor Armchair; Small VT Tiger Maple Bench; Fine Custom Made and Paint Decorated Stepback Cupboard by the late noted contemporary folk artist Stephen Hueneck; Paint Decorated Canadian “Bonnet” Chest; Small Early Dovetailed Hanging Cupboard in Original Patina; Step Down Windsor Side Chair; Period Sheraton Sofa; State of Maine Sheraton Chest w contemporary paint decoration; Unusual Paint Decorated Child’s Music Stand; Tilt top Candlestand; Superb Oak Steback Apothecary Cupboard w 25 Drawer Top; Early Red Painted Plant Stand; Carpenters Tool Chest with Exquisite Interior of Walnut and Birdseye Maple; Sheraton 2 Drawer Turned Leg Stand; Sheraton Reverse Painted Mirrors; Set of 4 Hitchcock Chairs in Original Paint; Early signed “M. WALKER” Bowback Windsor Side Chair; Early Deacon’s Bench and more!!  FOLK ART and COUNTRY ACCESSORIES:  A RARE and IMPORTANT pair of identified and labeled Freedom, MAINE Folk Art miniature watercolor portraits by SAMUEL BRADBURN BANTON (in their original painted frames), which are accompanied by an 1836 pencil drawing of the Henry and Fanny Williams Dodge (sitters) farm from Freedom Academy, as well as the original handwritten deed to the Dodge farm and later ambrotype photos of the sitters; A Large and pleasing Folk Art Portrait of a “LADY in BLUE”; Several EARLY American Schoolgirl Samplers including a FINE dated 1747 example ; Rooster Weathervane in original surface; Early folk art carved AMERICAN EAGLE; Impressive 21  ¼” Burl Bowl; Painted Checkerboards; Wonderful Arched Wooden Gate in Original Paint from Peaks Island, MAINE; Outstanding Sponge Paint Decorated MAINE Desk Box; Complex and graphic 1817 Caligraphic MAINE Family Register from the Howard Family of Phillips and Farmington; 1811 New England Watercolor Memorial of JABEZ SMITH;  Miniature Portrait Frames; Outstanding MAINE Crooked Knives including Chip Carved, Dated and Painted Examples; Fine 1892 Greenville, MAINE Spruce Gum Box titled “History of Kibby”; An 1816 PORTSMOUTH, NH Schoolgirl Sampler by SARAH JANE WENTWORTH; Portrait of a bearded gentleman attributed to William Matthew Prior; HUGE and EARLY 40” American Wooden Trencher in Original Green Paint; Oval and Round Pantry Boxes in Original Paint; Firkin in Original Blue; Rare Figural Trade Sign of a Pretzel in Gold Leaf; A Superb Childs Berry Basket in Original Robins Egg Blue; Double Tiered “Lollipop” Wall Box in Original Red Paint; Caligraphic Drawing of an Eagle by JOHN E. SCRUTON of MILTON MILLS, NH; Prolifically decorated MAINE PASSAMAQUODDY INDIAN Birch Bark Waste Basket; Superb Early Wooden Staved Tankard in Original Surface; Fine signed and dated 1830 Jacquard Coverlet with Eagles and Capitol Buildings at Border; Selection of fine Whale Oil “Onion” Lantern in Brass; Early “Onion” Candle Lantern; Red & Green Paint Decorated Clock Reel Yarn Winder dated 1836; Oval Pantry Box in original paint; Miniature Carved Gold Finch signed by JESSE BLACKSTONE; Red Painted Dome Top Box with incised Sailors Compass Decoration; Early MAINE Paint Decorated Table Top Country Store Showcase; Outstanding and Early Folk Art Carved and Painted Rocking Horse; Superb Shaker Style Up and Down Churn in Original Red Paint; Lg. Green Painted Dome Top Box; Fine Paint Decorated Wooden Runner Sled; Large Apple Green Painted Chest w Caligraphic Maine Decoration under its lid; Small EARLY Sheet Metal Rooster; Dovetailed Knife Tray; RARE Identified LIMINGTON, MAINE Hollow Cut Silhouette attributed to SAMUEL BANTON; Lg. Lignum Vitae Mortar & Pestle; Outstanding Shaker Style Wooden Shovel; Cast Iron Still Bank in Fine Original Paint; Wonderful large “Make-Do” Pin Cushion with Velvet Strawberry Top; Original painted Mount Lebanon Shaker Peg Rack from the Church Family; Early Wooden Pocket Compass; Fine Collection of Early Wrought Iron Food Choppers; Red Painted Wooden Turned Bowl; Duck Decoys; Several Early Snuff Boxes; Table Top Slaw Cutter in Old Blue; Unusual and Early Open Wall Handing Dish Dryer; Early Paint Decorated Wooden Foot Warmer; Rare Matched Pair of Swing Handle Baskets; Chip Carved and Painted Walking Stick; Outstanding labeled SABBATH DAY LAKE, MAINE Shaker Spool Stand with Pin Cushion; Small Carved and Painted Totem Pole; Collection of Wooden Hat Molds; Paint Decorated Cradle; Unusual Hand Carved Folk Art Cobbler’s Figural Shoe Sizing Gauge; Early MAINE Drake Eider Decoy; Early Wrought Iron Hearth Shovel signed N. Crymble; Wooden Rolling Pin in Tiger Maple; Large Brass Stencil; 2 Fine Wrought Iron Peels;  2 Shaker Buckets in Orig. Paint, Labeled, Paint Decorated Inkwell; Early and Unusual Wrought Iron Long Handled Spoon;   and more!! AMERICAN CLOCKS:  A fine selection of over 50 antique clocks to include examples from an old time Maine collection to include TWO Early AUGUSTA, MAINE Tall Case Clocks to include a paper labeled, signed, numbered and dated 1807 FREDERICK WINGATE example and a rare signed PAINE WINGATE in a BIRDSEYE MAPLE CASE; Rare BIRGE & FULLER Steeple on Steeple clock with WAGON SPRING MOVEMENT; AARON WILLARD Banjo Clock; Superb RIPPLE FRONT BEEHIVE Shelf Clocks by J.C. BROWN and DANIEL PRATT; Rare BOARDMAN & WELLS Steeple Clock with FUSEE MOVEMENT; Lg. Double Dial Calendar Clock by SETH THOMAS “OFFICE CALENDAR No. 1”; Double Dial SETH THOMAS “PARLOR CALENDAR” No. 3 and several other DOUBLE DIAL CALENDAR CLOCKS by ITHACA CLOCK CO. and SETH THOMAS; Several CHAUNCEY JEROME Miniature Cottage Clocks with FUSEE and Upside Down Movements; DOUBLE DECKER Mantle Clocks by ELI TERRY, SETH THOMAS and BIRGE, PECK & CO.; DOUBLE STEEPLE CLOCKS by BREWSTER & INGRAHAM and DANIEL PRATT Jr.; Several COLUMN (some carved) and SPLAT Wooden Works and other Mantle Clocks by such makers as HENRY TERRY, RODNEY BRACE; DANIEL PRATT, SAMUEL B. TERRY, BOARDMAN & WELLS; CHARLES STRATTON; FOREST & TUCKER; STEEPLE Clocks including miniatures by ATKINS, CHAUNCEY JEROME, BREWSTER & INGRAHAM, ANSONIA and WATERBURY; GINGERBREAD Clocks including WATERBURY “TRIUMPH”, INGRAHAM “Musical”, GILBERT “FLORA” and ANSONIA examples; MINIATURE OGEE SHELF CLOCKS by BREWSTER & INRAHAM and SETH THOMAS; Several TERRY Clock Co. ROUND GOTHIC Cast Iron Mantle Clocks; Rare HATCH Gingerbread with OFF SET PENDULUM; CRYSTAL REGULATORS by ANSONIA; Early Unsigned BANJO CLOCK; Unsigned Pine Cased TALL CLOCK (refinished); Doric, Cornice &Column and other shelf clocks and more!!   PAINTINGS, PRINTS and other ARTWORK: An OUTSTANDING and RECENTLY DISCOVERED large, signed Oil Painting by WILLIAM J. KAULA (Am. 1871-1853) titled “PEMIGEWASSETT VALLEY, N.H.”; OOC of MUNT KINEO, MAINE by WALDO PIERCE; Maine Pastoral Landscape by D.D. COOMBS (Am. 1850-1938); Monhegan Watercolor by LEE WINSLOW COURT (Am. 1903-1992); Monhegan Island Watercolor by ROBERT ERIC MOORE (Am. 1956-2003; AAA Etching by LEO MEISSNER (Am. 1895-1997); Several FINE New England Primitive House Paintings; Superb signed and dated 1868 Barnyard OOB; Early OOC Child’s Portrait (relined); Watercolor of Woodcock; Large Folk Art Pastel of Watermelon; Primitive Landscape and Pastoral Oil Painitngs and more!!!  ANTIQUE and Modern FIREARMS & ACCESSORIES (Per Federal law, all modern firearms will be processed by HERITAGE FIREARMS INC., a federally licensed dealer):  Several HIGH GRADE and OLD SHOTGUNS by such makers as HOLLAND & HOLLAND, PARKER, AINSLEY FOX, W&C SCOTT, COLT and HUMBERTUS; Model 1849 ENGRAVED COLT Pocket Pistol; Matched Pair of Early KETLAND Flintlock Pistols w Maine Provenance; Remington Rolling Block Model 1½ Sporting Rifle in .32-20; Pair of Original Oversized Flintlock Pistol Holsters; Early Philadelphia Derringer; 1896 KOLB “Baby Hammerless” .22 Pistol; REMINGTON Bicentennial TRAP GRADE Model 1100 Twelve Gauge Shotgun; Clean, 1970s REMINGTON Model 1100 TRAP 12 gauge Automatic Shotgun; WINCHESTER Model 1873 .38-55 Rifle (shortened barrel); WINCHESTER Model 1892 .38-40 Rifle and more!!  CIVIL WAR and other MILITARIA: CIVIL War Swords to include an 1864 ID’d PA 15th Cavalry Sword and Scabbard by C. Roby; 1864 Model 1850 Civil War Sword and Scabbard; Model 1864 Springfield Musket with 1866 Alin Conversion; Belgian “Liege” E. Monseur Musket with C.S.A. stamp; Dated 1851 Navy Sword with Engraved Blade; Revolutionary War Spurs with Maine Provenance; 2 American Militia Period Officers Swords; Fine and Early Civil War Fighting Knife (possibly Confederate); 2 Early Wooden Rundlets or Canteens; Signed Civil War Leather Percussion Cap Boxes; ID’d 4th Massachusetts Civil War Certificate; Id’d Civil War “Bullseye” Canteen; Civil War Tin Canteen with Original Sling; Id’d Civil War Barker Family Photo Album; Remington Rolling Block Musket; CW D- Guard Knife fashioned from sword; CW Spurs; CW Non Comm. Officer’s Sword & Scabbard; CW Non Comm. Officers Brass Epaulets; Early French Military Ste. Etienne Percussion Pistol; Early French Sword in Original Leather Scabbard; Interesting Oakland (West Waterville), MAINE  G.A.R. Picnic Box with original Id’d Photo of post members; CW MINOR’S PATENT Camp Lantern; WW2 German RAD EM “Hewer” or Dagger with original sheath; and more!! GLASS, CHINA, POTTERY & BOTTLES: Majolica Tea Set in Cauliflower Pattern; RARE Lacemakers Blown Glass Reflective Lamp; Matched Pair of Small Staffordshire Cats; Unusual Art Pottery Pitcher with Figural Frog Handle; Large Cathedral Pickle Bottle in DEEP Aqua; 2 Very Early, Graphite Pontiled EAGLE Soda Bottles; Early Forest Green Blown Inkwell w pen rest and more!!  AMERICAN STONEWARE and REDWARE: Outstanding tiny MAINE Redware Jug attributed to John Corliss; Maine Redware Master Salt attributed to Philbrick of Skowhegan; Large selection of American Cobalt Decorated Stoneware Jugs and Crocks, to include birds and floral decoration from Bennington, Fort Edward, Utica, Boston and more; Ovoid Jugs by H. Purdy (Ohio), Goodwin & Webster (Hartford, CT), A. White (Utica, NY); Cobalt Decorated Batter Jug; Unusual High Glaze Redware Urn and more!! RUSTIC, CAMP, SPORTING and ADIRONDACK:  Superb and Large Maine Canoe Paddle in Tiger Maple; Maine Pack Baskets including one in Original Red Wash; Interesting Old Native American Trade Figure in Full Indian Dress; Nice selection of Maine Snowshoes including high rise and a RARE pair of signed Abner Moore shoes from Caratunk, MAINE; Nice old wooden sign “FISHING TACKLE” and more!!  RUGS, QUILTS and TEXTILES: 1830 New York State jacquard style coverlet w EAGLES and Buildings; Selection of SEVERAL Early SCHOOLGIRL SAMPLERS including a dated 1747 example as well as other New England examples; Fine Selection of Old HOOKED RUGS to include Animals, Geometrics, Houses, Boats; A Room Sized KABUTARAHANG Oriental Rug, 2 Small Northwest Persian Oriental Rugs; and more!!  AMERICAN PEWTER:  Signed MAINE PEWTER including Pitchers, Coffee Pots and Teapots by DUNHAM and PORTER; Teapot by ROSWELL GLEASON; plates, chargers and more!! EARLY BOOKS, EPHEMERA and CORRESPONDENCE: Interesting and early lot consisting of Freedom, Maine letters, photographs and genealogical information associated with the Dodge, Sibley and Sampson families; 1851 “HISTORY of UNION, MAINEby John Langdon Sibley; Handwritten 1772 Boston Ship’s Captain’s Commission and more! ITEMS of SPECIAL INTEREST: A LARGE and Early Signed IMARI porcelain Charger; Fine Signed BRADLEY & HUBBARD Curved, Slag Glass Panel Lamp; Superb Early German White Santa Claus Tree Topper; Group of American Coin Silver Spoons and more!

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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