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


Gould Auction Company was pleased to announce a MARKET FRESH Auction of Fine ANTIQUES to be held on SATURDAY MAY 21, 2011 at the GARDINER, MAINE SPORTSMAN’S CLUB commencing at 12 O’CLOCK NOON. PREVIEW was held on Friday MAY 20 from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. and also day of sale from 8 a.m. to Noon. Please visit our website at www.gouldauctions.com for color photographs and additional information.

Highlights in their categories included: PERIOD COUNTRY and FORMAL FURNITURE:  A Superb High Style Country Pembroke Table having outstanding pierced and arched cross stretchers and remarkably shaped top; Fine, delicately turned NH Tiger Maple Queen Anne Candle Stand in original surface; Remarkable and RARE set of 10 Sheraton Fancy Chairs with heavily carved splats) in  BUSY TIGER MAPLE (two youth chairs and eight adult side chairs); Exquisitely Delicate Sheraton Tiger Maple Canopy Bed in Original Surface; Queen Anne Button Foot Tavern Table with cutout skirt; An outstanding Two Drawer Maine Blanket Chest in the original red paint; Superb Set of 6 Stenciled SIGNED HITCHCOCK side chairs; NH Rectangular Top Stretcher Base Chair Table in Original Red Paint; Maine  Paint Decorated 4 drawer Sheraton Cookie Corner Chest; Country Server in outstanding scrubbed surface and original blue paint; Unusual Canted Side 18th Century Ball Foot Sea Chest; Rare & Large (66" long) 18th Century Tavern Stretcher Base, Turned Leg Tavern Table with Breadboard Ends and Drawer; Queen Anne Snake Foot Candle Stand in Superb Original Surface; Outstanding Large Whale End Wall Shelf in Original Surface; Superb Tiger Maple Canopy Style Sheraton Youth's Bed in Original Surface; Maine Round Top Chair Table in Original Red Paint; A SUPERB Windsor "Cricket" Stool in the BEST original green paint; Maine Sheraton 1 Drawer Stand in Original Red with Birdseye Maple Drawer Front; Period Hepplewhite Slant Lid Desk; Paint Decorated Hanging Wall Cupboard; Plant Stand in Windsor Green with Queen Anne Cutouts; Turned Leg Paint Decorated Drop Leaf Table with Drawer; One Drawer Blanket Chest in Original Red; Early PA Chippendale Tall Chest; Raised Panel Chimney Cupboard in Original Red; Country Chippendale Armchair in Old Red; Petite Period English Chippendale Ball & Claw Foot Lowboy; Miniature Boot Jack End Blanket Chest; 18th Century Q.A. Cradle in original paint; Shoe Foot Wagon Seat in Mustard Yellow; Child's Birdcage Windsor Side Chair in Mustard Yellow; Superb 2 Drawer Turned Leg Sheraton Stand; American Neo-Classical Mahogany Drop Leaf Sewing Stand; Maine Paint Decorated Tool Chest; 2 Drawer Blanket Chest with signed back; Shoe Foot Drying Rack in Original Blue; Early Block Base Country Candle Stand;  Matched set of 4 PA Paint Decorated Plank Seat Chairs; Early Mahogany Doll's Dresser; Queen Anne Armchair; SHAKER #3 Armed Rocking Chair; Salem Rocker in BEST paint decoration; Several Sheraton Turned Leg Stands including fine drop leaf and 2 drawer examples; Boot Jack Blanket Boxes; Carved Folk Art Sideboard with Mirror Back; Country Hepplewhite Pembroke Table; Prince Edward Island inlaid Folk Art sideboard with mirror; Several Fine Wall Shelves to include examples in original paint; Several fine mortised benches in original paint; Blanket Box in Original Blue; Hanging Wall Cupboard with pigeon holes and drawers; Pair of Early Chinese Export Armchairs; Penn. stenciled and paint decorated Mammy's Bench; Primitive Child's Desk in Original Red; Carved Bible Box; Unusual Windsor Bench in Original Blue; Ladderback Armchair in original blue paint; One Drawer Tapered Leg Stand w cutout skirt; Childs Ladderback Armchairs; PA Turned Foot Blanket Box; Meeting House Bench in Original Robin's Egg Blue; Early PA Wall Bench in Original Red; Several Bow Back Windsor Side Chairs; Pr. Step Down Windsor Side Chairs and more!     FOLK ART and COUNTRY ACCESSORIES:  Outstanding Addison, Maine Tavern Sign; Wonderful Painted Wooden trade sign from Hampden, Maine titled "THE HIGHLAND COFFEE HOUSE"; The FINEST pair of carved and painted MASONIC COLUMNS with remarkable folk art sculpted fruit topped with detailed paper globe finials; Large Folk Art Portrait of a Handsome Young Lad; HUGE Lathe Turned Red Painted Wooden Bowl; Early Zinc Butcher's Steer Head Trade Sign; Several Outstanding Painted Game boards; Early Folk Art Carved Human Effigy Plaque; Early large iron COW farm sign; Profusely Carved and Painted Folk Art wall mirror / clock shelf with outstanding applied decoration to include an American Flag dated 1928; Several fine SHAKER items and boxes  including an outstanding large ALFRED, MAINE Oval Box in original green paint; Rare SHAKER lemon squeezer on frame; Canterbury SHAKER Syrup Paddle; Unusal small round fingered Shaker Box with Pin Cushion Top; Outstanding 19th Century Sign "Board and Rooms" in black on mustard paint; Carved and Painted Wooden Folk Art Mechanical Toy having clusters of 23 Chickens pecking corn; Outstanding Maine paint decorated Schoolgirl's Sewing Box with checkerboard painted top; Superb OOC of a New Gloucester, Maine Farmhouse signed C.A. Bickford; Oval "Harvard" Shaker Box with hand painted EAGLE on its lid; Outstanding Maine folk art carved and painted wall shelf with Moose and Deer Head carvings; Early Sheet Iron Horse Weathervane from Bar Harbor, Maine; Fine Uncle Sam Whirligig; Tiny Mustard Painted Document Box; Large Painted Cast Iron Architectural Lion; A wonderfully Paint Decorated Miniature Dome Top Box; Early VT Cheese Basket in fine patina; Early Cast Iron "Horse Head" Hitching Post; 2 Superbly Painted "Bean Bag" Game Boards; Outstanding Decorated Tin Childs Tea Pot; Rare Stevens Plains (Westbrook, Maine) Decorated Tin Candlestick; Early Red Painted Wall Box with Reticulated Crest; Paint Decorated Dome Top Box; A Charming Small Signed and Dated Shadow Box with Human Hair Wreath; Large Oval Shaker Box in Original Red ; Maine Pewter Pitcher by S.S. Hersey of Belfast; Superb early German carved and painted child's farm set; 2 Unusual Double Handled Taghanic Baskets; Remarkable Stencil Decorated and Sculptural Early Window Valance; Large early Weathervane Pattern in form of Rooster; Fine Rooster Weathervane Pattern; Large Pair of Formal 18th century Lemon Top Andirons; Turned Burl Wood Covered Butter Tub; Folk Art Carved and Painted 1/4 size Maine Seagull; Maine Redware Stew Pot; Large Figural Zinc Trade sign of Mortar & Pestle; PA Carved Cookie Board; Early Fireplace "Clean Out" Door with "North Wind" face; HUGE Tin "Elephant" Cookie Cutter; 1822 Brunswick, Maine Sampler; 1796 Sebec, Maine Sampler; Large Sampler Superb Carved and Painted Folk Art Peg Rack with Hearts; Triptych Tramp Art Mirror; Wooden black on white sign "SEAMSTRESS"; Shaker style Sewing Basket; Reverse painted sign "FRAMERY"; 2 Outstanding Carved two piece Maple Sugar Molds; Early Paint Decorated Frames and Mirrors; NH Caligraphic Family Register; Fine Wooden advertising sign "Wm. Todd"; Unusual Cast Iron Wall Hanging Rooster in fine original paint; Wallpaper Hat Box; 2 Large and Early Painted Flat Tin Roosters; Our usual fine selection of original painted Wooden Bowls, Trays, Pantry Boxes, Mortar & Pestles and Baskets; Early tin sign "Dr. Mac"; Early Grain Painted Fireboard; Brass Buttoned Shoe Trunk with Portland, ME label; paint Decorated Tin Document Boxes; Early Lemon Gold Wall Mirror; Carved Walking Sticks; Folk Art Carved and Mounted Songbird; Lapped Band Barrel in fine Original Mustard Paint; Very Early Builder's Level; Unusual Large and Early Brass Building Adornment in the form of a Standing Lion; Architectural Brackets and Corbels; Paint decorated Tin Tray on Stand of Home in Washington, CT; Early Double Wall Box w Heart Crest; Fine Tramp Art Mirror; Interesting Carved Mirror from YARMOUTH, NS and more! PAINTINGS by LISTED ARTISTS & OTHERS: A fine OOC FOREST INTERIOR by FRANK BARNEY (Am. 1862-1954); Landscape OOC by BENJAMIN CHAMPNEY (Am, 1817-1907); Portrait of a Grieving Woman by DOUGLAS VOLK (Am. 1856-1935); Fine large OOC of Maine Farmhouse; Large Early 19th century portrait of s strikingly handsome young man in its original lemon gold frame and more! EARLY LIGHTING and LAMPS: Superb EARLY Weighted Tin Table Top Lighting Device with Shade; Fine 18th century Dutch Hanging Brass Chandelier; 18th Century Dutch Pierced Brass Wall Sconce; EARLY Sand Weighted Tin Push-Up Candlestick; Early Tin Whale Oil Lantern; Early Brass Candlesticks; Fine Pair of Pewter Whale Oil Lamps; Early tin wick Lamp with unusual top lens; Early Pipe Tongs and more!! EARLY PEWTER, CAST and WROUGHT IRON: Superb 18th Century Cast Iron Tea Kettle with wrought iron hanger; Early signed Wrought Iron Handled Brass Dipper; Fine early matched pair of  Pewter Saucer Base Whale Oil Lamps; Superb Rotating Wrought Iron Toaster; Saw Tooth Fireplace Trammels; Unusual Small Bail Handle Cast Iron Pot signed Kenrick; Signed Pewter pitcher by S.S. HERSEY of BELFAST, MAINE and more! ADIRONDACK  Furniture & CAMP Accessories: STYLISH Adirondack 4 piece Porch Set to include a Settee, 2 Armchairs and a large Circular Table; Large Carved and Painted Wall Plaque with Brook Trout, Rabbits and Birds;  Adirondack "Stick" Rocker; Unusual signed "OLD HICKORY" waste basket; Exquisitely made canoe paddle with Indian head decoration; Painted and dated 1929 Presentation Canoe Paddle; Paint Decorated Canoe Paddle; Superb Maine Indian made Canoe Paddle and more! DECOYS & SPORTING ITEMS: A High Grade and Early signed Wildfowler Mallard Hen Decoy; Mason Blue Bill Decoy Cast Iron "Ballast" Decoy; RARE Lake Champlain "Spearing" Rush Light; Francis Stearns Trout Flies in Shadow Box Case and more!  NATIVE AMERICAN INDIAN ITEMS:  A Fabulous Old Wall Display of Indian Tools and Arrow Points with an exquisite central pencil drawing; A superbly carved Indian made Maine Canoe Paddle; Superb Pr. Beaded Childs Moccasins; 2 Navajo Rugs; Indian made Maine Snowshoes; Large Scoop Carved Woodland Indian Bowl; Indian Baskets; Loomed Indian Blanket; EARLY woven Yei Rug; Pr. Beaded Indian Moccasins and more!  PHOTOGRAPHY, EPHEMERA and BOOKS: Early photos and deeds from the Nickerson family of Hampden and Frankfort, Maine  and more! GLASS and CHINA: Rare CHINESE EXPORT Porcelain Platter bearing an AMERICAN and FLAG; Signed and Superbly ETCHED Punch Bowl and Cups with Deer, Elk, Rabbits, Grouse, Ducks, Shorebirds and other hunted species and more!  ANTIQUE FIREARMS, EDGE WEAPONS and MILITARIA:  Rare American ca. 1725 SILVER MOUNTED SWORD bearing the hallmark of the New York City Silversmith CORNELIUS WYNKOOP; An OUTSTANDING  and IMPORTANT group of handwritten letters from the family of BRIGADIER GENERAL RUFUS PUTNAM including GENERAL PUTNAM's personal leather wallet (dated 1783) and a handwritten  PUTNAM FAMILY TREE penned and signed by RUFUS PUTNAM. This lot of letters includes FIRST HAND ACCOUNTS as told by GENERAL PUTNAM to his son of FRENCH and INDIAN WAR operations as well a REVOLUTIONARY WAR engagements; Also a fine group of ca. 1830 CLEVELAND GRAYS militia items to include a Cartridge Box (tin insert) with brass "CG" plate; Waist Belt w brass "CG" plate and Model 1812 Bayonet with Scabbard all in WHITE BUFF leather; 1851 pattern Civil War Officer's fancy stitched waist belt and plate with hangers and bayonet belonging to CAPTAIN EZEKIEL R. MAYO of the 1st MAINE HEAVY ARTILLERY (Id'd CDV photo of Capt. Mayo included); Civil War waist belt with oval Union plate; Civil War Bayonets and Scabbards; Fine Civil War Holster for Model 1860 Colt Army; Model 1840 Heavy Cavalry Sword and Scabbard with Military Inspector marks; Superb U.S. Model 1888 (with 1884 markings) Springfield "Trapdoor" Musket with strong 1890 military inspector marks; Early PARKER under lever Shotgun; Unusual Leather Sharpshooters Range Tray marked "U.S."; Model 1860 Civil War Light Cavalry Saber and Scabbard; Model 1812 Bayonet in Scabbard; Model 1895 British Martini - Enfield Bayonet & Scabbard; Militia period Leather Cartridge Case w wooden insert; Civil War canvas covered Canteen; 1880 Parker "Under Lever" Double Barrel Shotgun; Copper Shot Flask signed Collins and more! NAUTICAL Items: Early watercolor of the U.S. Revenue Cutter MAHONING;  A superb signed, glass cased Ship Model with extensive Plymouth, Mass. provenance; Fine working Stenhouse (Hulls, MA) Fog Horn; Large working Pond Sailing Model and other early examples; Fine Ship's Diorama; Superb Sailor Made upright table top spinning wheel with ivory and whalebone trim; Outstanding matched Pair of Sea Chest Beckets in Original Green Paint; Small primitive Oil Painting of a Sailing Ship; 2 early Bosun's Whistles; Carved Whalebone Pick-Wicks and tools and more! STONEWARE, REDWARE & OTHER POTTERY: LYMAN & CLARK Gardiner, Maine 4 Gallon Ovoid DOUBLE HANDLED JUG having UMBER TULIP decoration; Maine Redware Jug and more! ORIENTAL RUGS:  Outstanding selection of ESTATE FRESH rugs and carpets to include an Unusual and Early Room Size Medallion Heriz with Stags in its corners; Early Caucasian Mat; Early Caucasian Prayer Rugs and "throw" rugs; Room Sized Sarouk; Large Heriz Carpet; Hamadan Runner; and several more. QUILTS and TEXTILES:  Fine Sunflower Pattern Quilt; Large Maine Sampler; 1796 Sampler from SEBEC, MAINE; Early Red White and Blue "Overshot" Maine Coverlet; Massachusetts Sampler; Maine "Sailing Ship" Hooked Rug; Princess Feather Pattern Quilt and more! VICTORIAN LAMPS & ACCESSORIES: Several Outstanding Slag Glass Panel Lamps; Fine Leaded Glass Table Lamp with floral patterned shade; A HUGE and exquisite Victorian Figural Mantle Clock; Large Victorian Onyx Mantle Clock with outside escapement and more! TOYS & BANKS: A fine selection of Architectural Still Banks in superb original paint; "Aunt Jemima" Still Bank in fine original paint; Clown Still Bank in Fine Original Paint and more! ITEMS of SPECIAL INTEREST: An outstanding EARLY cased Brass Microscope by Adams of London; A fine Leaded Glass Table Lamp with floral pattern; Several Superb SLAG GLASS PANEL LAMPS; A signed albumen photo by CHANSONETTA STANLEY EMMONS; Early Cast Iron SQUIRREL Doorstop; Large framed advertising poster for CHANCELLOR CIGARS; Superb Early Cast Iron Figural Christmas Tree Stand with Santa Claus; Early conductors hat from the CHOCORUA, NH RAILROAD; Old circular "DRIVE IN" sign; 3 Occupational Shaving Mugs; Superb Large Cutwork Memorial "Remember the Maine" 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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