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

GOULD AUCTION COMPANY Announces its Spring 2007 Fresh to Market Antiques and Americana Auction TO BE HELD on SATURDAY MAY 12, 2007 at the Gardiner, Maine Sportsman's Club commencing at NOON. PREVIEW will be held on Friday May 11 from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. and also the morning of the sale from 8 a.m. until sale time. ***SPECIAL NOTICE*** TO ALL OF OUR LOYAL DEALERS: PLEASE BRING VALID COPIES OF YOUR RESALE LICENSES IN ORDER TO AVOID BEING CHARGED MAINE STATE SALES TAX. Thank you!! HIGHLIGHTS in their categories include: COUNTRY and FORMAL FURNITURE: A Superb 2 Pc. Step Back Cupboard in Original Red Paint having 3 Tiger Maple Drawers above the pie shelf; A Fine Inlaid Walnut Hepplewhite Slant Front Desk with Flaring French Feet in original surface and brass; A New Hampshire Inlaid 4 Drawer Hepplewhite Bow Front Chest with Original Surface and Brass; A Fine Tapered Leg Tavern Table w Drawer in Original Red Paint; A Most Amazing "Tramp Art" Carved 2 Piece Secretary Desk; A SUPERB Paint Decorated Child's Chair attributed to Daniel Stewart of Farmington, Maine; Country Hepplewhite Pembroke Table with Shaped Leaves and Drawer; An Exquisite Diminutive Bench Made Copy of a Tiger Maple Queen Anne Desk on Frame; Kentucky Shaker One Drawer Stand; Delicate Maine Hepplewhite Tilt Top Candle stand; Maine Queen Anne Tilt Top Tea Table; Fine Matched Pr. of Bench Made Sheraton Canopy Beds; Upright Cobblers Bench; Comb Back Windsor Rocker; Early Raised Panel Single Door Jelly Cupboard; Bowback Windsor Armchair; One Drawer Stand in Orig. Red Paint; Mustard Yellow paint decorated Childs Boston Rocker; Sausage Turned Ladderback Side Chair; Early 3/4 Size Sheraton Canopy Bed; Fanback Windsor Armchair (restored) and more! FOLK ART and COUNTRY ACCESSORIES: A RARE and IMPORTANT 1863 Cutwork Watercolor of the American Clipper Ship "MARY" done by the Captain's wife, depicting the ship bordered by a "longing" verse that is cut into the work; A VERY RARE Working Model or Salesman’s Sample of the " Torrent 1874" mid 19th Century Massachusetts Horse Drawn Fire Wagon or Pumper from Everett, Mass.; An Important grouping of over 30 Carved and Painted Folk Art Birds by the early 20th Century carver Enoch Benner of Port Clyde, Maine, to include Owls, Songbirds and Seafowl; An Outstanding Prior/Hamblen/Kennedy school Folk Art Portrait of a beautiful Young Woman; A Very Unusual Full Bodied "Crowing" Rooster Weathervane in Fine Old Patina removed from a barn in North Andover, Mass.; A fine, dry Paint Decorated Worcester County, Mass. Dome Top Box; SUPERB Miniature Memorial Watercolor Portrait on Ivory of a Young Woman; Superb Paint Decorated box with wonderful floral vine decoration on a red ground; Maine Paint Decorated Lap Desk; Outstanding Sponged Paint Decorated Box; A Large Folk Art Pictorial Hooked Rug of an Early New England Village; OOC Folk Portrait of a Pig Faced Girl; Several FINE Wooden Bowls and Chopping Trays in outstanding original paint; 5 Miniature Bird Carvings by Wendell Gilley of Southwest Harbor, ME; Folk Art Painted Wooden Bi-Plane Weathervane; Vibrantly Decorated Covered Maine Indian Basket; Lg. Covered Feather Basket; Firkins and Pantry Boxes in Original Paint; 3 Large "Indian Clubs" in vibrant original paint; Oversized Merganser Decoy in Original Paint;; A Small Early Primitive OOB of the Harbor and Lighthouse at Swans Island, Maine; A Wonderful Large Geometric Patterned Hooked Rug; A Fine Parcheesi Board in Red and Mustard; A Lg. Folk Art OOC Portrait of Dashing Young VT. Gentleman; EARLY OOC Portrait of a Cartographer; Miniature Portrait on Ivory signed Devaney; Fine Large Early Hudson River Landscape; Trade Sign of Wooden Axe; Outstanding Early Pewter Spoon Mold; Folk Art Carved and Painted Lamb; Nice Checkerboard in green, black and white; Small Wallpaper Covered Dome Top Box; Chippendale Mirrors; Superb Birdseye Maple Document Box; A Small Red and Black "Cat’s-eye" Decorated dome Top Box; Lg. Lamb Pull Toy with Nodding Head; Selection of Velvet Fruit and Veggies; A Superb Penny Foot Table Top Ratcheted Wrought Iron Lighting Device; A fine selection of Butter Stamps to include Lolly-Pop and Biscuits; An Interesting Early Charcoal on Sandpaper Landscape titled "HALLOWEEN; Early ID’d Hollowcut Silhouette; A fine selection of Baskets to include buttocks, swing handles and a superb group of Maine Indian Baskets; Sm. Paint Decorated Dresser Top Box; Unusual Carved and Painted Breadboard; Shoe Foot Drying Rack; Early Small Brass Button Leather Covered Document Box with SUPERB wallpapered interior; Early Gooseneck Knife Blade Andirons; Lg. Pewter Charger; Canada Goose Decoy; Superb Carved "Wooden Shoe" Snuff Box; Whale Oil Lantern with Red Globe; Lg. Oval Shaker Box; Unusual Heart Shaped Pantry Box; Handled Maine Basket in Mustard Paint; BEST Early Tin Reflector Oven; Small "Roothead" Decoy; A Selection of Shorebird Decoys; Whale Oil Lamps; Small Wall Paper Hat Box; Carved Canoe Paddle from Old Town, ME; Early Flax Wig; Miniature Drop Leaf Table; Tramp Art Picture Frame and more! EARLY SAMPLERS and TEXTILES: An EXQUISITE Westerly, RI Sampler by Mary Ann Babcock 1826; Outstanding Hebron, CT Sampler by Frances Gilbert 1829; Signed and Dated Jacquard Coverlet in blue; Several Nice Quilts to include Floral, Appliqué and Geometrics; Nice selection of Braided Rugs and more! ANTIQUE FIREARMS and MILITARIA: A FINE, RARE and Early 19th C. American Naval Dirk with it original sheath and hanger; An Original U.S. Model 1816 Harpers ferry Flintlock Musket; A U.S. Model 1842 Percussion Pistol by H. Aston; A U.S. Model 1819 Flintlock Pistol (converted to percussion) by Simeon North; A U.S. Model 1836 Flintlock Pistol (converted) by R. Johnson; A Model 1861 Remington Percussion Revolver; A Colt Model 1878 Dbl Bbl. Shotgun; Allen and Thurber overhammer pistol, Sharps Carbine (rough); Peabody Sporting rifle (rough); Unmarked Kentucky Rifle (converted); A RARE and WONDERFUL Ca. 1875 Advertising Poster for U.S. Cartridge Company' Military Ammunition depicting Federal Soldiers with their muskets; Several 2 pc. Shot Shell Ammo Boxes to include a UMC "Magic" 100 rd. Box, A 1901 WINCHESTER "Repeater" 100 rd. Box, a UMC " Nitro Club" 25 rd. box and (2) UMC "New Club" 25 rd. boxes; Nice collection of EARLY WINCHESTER Wad Boxes; A Collection of Civil War and GAR documents and medals from Pvt. Royal Fowler of the 5th Maine Vols; Model 1860 Civil War Cavalry Saber and scabbard marked C. Roby 1864; Batty Peace Flask; Batty "Massasoit" Powder Flask; Unusual Small Blunderbuss; Joshua Chamberlain Autograph and more! NAUTICAL: A LARGE OOC of a Steam and Sailing Vessel by W.P. Stubbs; Outstanding Early Watercolor of the early Packet Ship "Montezuma"; 2 Port Clyde, Maine sailing models to include a "Pinky"; Huge Maine Pond Sailing Model; Port Clyde Ship Model by Enoch Benner; Lg. OOC of Sailing Ship by Octavius White; Carved Mackerel Plow; Small Watercolor of Sailing Vessel; Nautical Watercolor signed Stokes: 2 Beautifully Turned Early Whalebone Fids; Whalebone Crochet Hooks and Pickwicks; Collection of EARLY Navigational Charts by both Blunt and Eldridge and more! PAINTINGS and PRINTS: Early Primitive Portrait of a Cartographer; Large OOC of Gloucester Harbor by Donald F. Witherstine; Superb OOC of Brook Trout by Willis Henry Plummer; Very Rare 1864 Abe Lincoln Emancipation Proclamation Print in Orig. Lemon Gold Frame; Charming Victorian Genre Scene with child; Landscape by Willis Henry Plummer; Victorian OOC of Puppies; Victorian landscape with a canoeist; Original Pastel by Sam Thal; A Large Framed Watercolor landscape sgnd. Witlesey; 1873 OOC Captain Charles Sawyer (Civil War) by Portland, Maine artist John Greenleaf Cloudman; Superb Watercolor Seascape signed H.A. (Hugo) Fisher 1907; Lg. Signed and Beautifully rendered 19th Century Copy of Raphael's Madonna by. T. Fumi/ Firenze/ 1893; Two interesting Large Modernist OOCs signed Chappel; Several Victorian Landscape OOCs in original frames and more! CLOCKS: A RARE Signed Maine Tall Case Clock by Samuel Ranlett of Monmouth; A Signed Hanover, PA Tall Case Clock with an outstanding Ogee Bracket Base; Early Banjo Clock; Short Drop Split Column Clock and more! NATIVE AMERICAN: A Fine Collection of Maine Indian Baskets to include many unusual Passamaquoddy and Penobscot examples such as a Wall Pocket, Childs Rattle, Covered Compote, Large Figural Strawberry, Quillwork Handkerchief Holder, Covered Sewing Baskets, Sewing purse with accessories, Signed Edna Becker basket, woven fans and much more. Two Pairs of Beaded Indian Moccasins; Two Pieces of Moosehair Embroidery; Two small Carved and Painted Totems and more! STONEWARE and REDWARE: A RARE and IMPORTANT Cobalt decorated Rand, Portland, ME Two Gallon Crock depicting a Boot Kicking a Fly and "SHOE FLY" scripted across its bottom; A nice selection of MAINE Redware including pieces Attributed to Safford, Day's Ferry, Norcross and Kendrick. Covered Maine Redware Herb Pot; A Two Gallon Ft. Edward "Bird Jug" with an unusual pouring spout; 5 Pcs. of Early Connecticut Redware; 4 Gallon Bird Crock; Two Gallon Decorated Bennington Jug; Six Gallon Lamson and Swasey Decorated Crock; "Script" Jug from E. Dedham, Mass. Several Pieces of Portland, Maine Stoneware by Durgin, Winslow, Rand, Lombard, Lamson and Swasey and others! ALSO of INTEREST: A Historically Significant collection of Ephemera and Photographs from the family of Harriet Beecher Stowe, to include a fascinating album with watercolors and oil paintings by H.B. Stowe as well as family photographs including a tintype of this noted American author plus MANY signatures by her and other family members as well. ALSO: The Original Brass Building Letters to identify the National Audubon Society building in New York City; An Outstanding German Paper Mache Halloween Candy Container of a full figured Witch; A German Paper Mache Rabbit Candy Container; A Large Early Jointed Mohair Teddy Bear; Halloween Lantern in the form of a Bat; Vary RARE Labeled E. Swasey Portland, ME Flashlight; Several Pcs. Of Early Canton china; Gaudy Welch Punch Bowl; Early Coin Silver Teapot 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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