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

Gould Auction Company was pleased to announce a LATE SPRING MARKET FRESH Antiques Auction on FRIDAY afternoon JUNE19 commencing at 4 p.m. at the Gardiner, Maine Sportsman’s Club. PREVIEW will be SALE day beginning at 8 a.m. (private preview times were arranged by contacting our offices). 

Featured items in their categories include:  PERIOD COUNTRY and FORMAL FURNITURE:  An OUTSTANDING and EXQUISITE Connecticut River Valley paint decorated CORNER CUPBOARD having a complex 15 pane, mullioned tombstone arched door; A superb MAINE red and yellow paint decorated MAINE 4 drawer cookie corner Sheraton chest; A wonderfully paint decorated Hepplewhite birch, spider leg candle stand with vignettes of sailing ships and period buildings thought to be Portland, Maine; Maine red and black paint decorated one drawer stand; Superbly inlaid Hepplewhite Mahogany Pembroke Table with drawer and shaped leaves; Paint Decorated Oval Top Maine Tavern Table; Maine  Paint Decorated round top Maine Chair Table; Superb Maine Sea Chest in the BEST original blue paint; Red and Yellow Paint Decorated Turned Foot Blanket Box; NH Queen Anne Maple Slant Front Desk on Frame with a remarkable BLOCKED interior (base restored); A period mahogany Martha Washington “Lolling” Chair; 18th century Country Corner Chair in old paint; Pair of period Queen Anne “Duck Foot” side chairs; Hepplewhite Cutlery Box; 18th Century Hanging Wall Cupboard with raised panels and “H” hinges; Early Maine “Hoopskirt” style Ladderback Armchair; Six Foot Deacons Bench in old paint signed Waterville, Me; Set of 4 Paint Decorated PA side chairs; Windsor Stool ;Labeled and stamped WALLACE NUTTING fan back Windsor side chair; Early Pine Dry Sink on unusual turned leg ; Fine Turned Leg One Drawer Stand signed Dutton; Plank Seat High Chair in original blue; Queen Anne Drop Leaf Table; Primitive Work Table with Tools in Old Red Paint and more. FOLK ART, COUNTRY SMALLS and EARLY ACCESSORIES: Three outstanding Decorated Tin Document Boxes by ZACHARIAH STEVENS of Stevens Plains (Westbrook), Maine; A wonderful painted and carved folk art Peacock by “BERNIER the LLUMBERMAN” of Biddeford – Saco, Maine; Several Early Maine Decoys to include a Drake Eider Duck Decoy by Gus Wilson of South Portland, Maine (restored); Stenciled and Paint Decorated Maine Apple Tray; Early Double Candle Weight Tin Lighting Device; Fine multicolored Parcheesi Board, Outstanding Mustard Yellow Painted Oval Pantry Box; Superb Small Maine Decorated Tin Document Box with Red Ground; Outstanding Tiger Maple Tea Caddy with profusely inlaid lid and cast brass feet; Superb Painted Checkerboard with Saw Tooth Border; Superb Fine oversized Maine Chopping Tray in old paint; Superb Carved and painted Carousel Horse’s Head; Early 13 Star American flag in a pleasing size; RARE pair of Salesman Sample sized period Chippendale Andirons; Several Early Snuff boxes to include Ivory and Tortoise Shell examples; Fine Early Chip Carved Busque dated 1772; Pair of large OOC  primitive portraits; Carved and Painted Oversized Human Hand on base; Fine Chip Carved Maine Wash Stick; Several pieces of Cobalt Decorated Stoneware to include a Bennington Bird Crock; Outstanding Collection of Early Splint Baskets; Large Lathe turned Wooden Bowl in Old Red Paint; Large Selection of Early Blue Spongeware; Outstanding Stencil Decorated  Wooden Wheel Express Wagon by Paris (Maine) Manufacturing Company; “Paris Junior” Express Wagon; Large Covered Flour Barrel in Old Red Paint; Folk Art Carved & Painted “Dapple Grey” Horse; Early Broad Axe Trade Sign; Folk Art Carved Horse in Old Red Paint; Our Usual Fine Selection of ORIGINAL  Painted Pantry Boxes; 2 Paris Sled in Original Paint Decoration; Paint Decorated Dome Top Box; Early Profusely Turned Yarn Winder;  Early Wooden Oyster Bucket in Old Blue Paint and Portland, Maine Stenciled Label; Pair of Early Hog Scraper  Candlesticks; Stoneware Oyster Jug – Portland, Maine; Early Wrought Iron Pot Lifter; Oval Shaker Covered Box; Outstanding Pr. Knife Blade Andirons; Oval Shaker Sewing Basket signed “Sabbath Day Lake”; 18th Century Cast Iron Tea Kettle; Oval Shaker Tray signed “Sabbath Day Lake”; Pair of 18th C Brass Candlesticks; Fish Decoys; Outstanding ¾ Size Bufflehead Decoy in Original Paint; Seaweed Decorated Mocha Thunder Jug; 19th Century Rockland, ME autograph album with calligraphic drawings; Early Pewter Measures; Maine Redware Milk Pan with Ear Handles; Redware Slip Decorated Mug; Wedding Band Hogscraper; Large collection of soft sculpture nursery rhyme character marionettes and more.  PAINTINGS and PRINTS: Superb Small OOB Fall Landscape signed BRUCE NELSON (California 1888-1952); Several Early Miniature Portraits to include examples on Ivory; Several Early Hollow Cut Silhouettes; Outstanding Early Primitive OOC “Birdseye View of Moosehead Lake Maine”; Large and outstanding contemporary PEACEABLE KINGDOM in a paint decorated frame. Pair of small luminous landscapes signed H.M. Kitchell (American 1862-1944); SUPERB large OOC of Grouse signed” S.E. Farnham 1905”; Watercolor of Gloucester Harbor signed J.A. COOK (Massachusetts 1870-1936); Watercolor Landscape signed M.K. LONGFELLOW (Maine 1852-1945); Large OOC Still Life with Apples and Oranges; Primitive Oil on Wood Panel of Yosemite Falls; Large Architectural Painting on Fungus; Primitive OOB of a Bull’s Face; Small OOC of Sailing Ship signed “CHAS. ERICKSON 1908”; Large OOC Landscape in Original Lemon Gold Frame attributed to Benjamin Champney; A superb primitive HUDSON RIVER OOC; Primitive landscape of Mt. Blue, Maine; Watercolor landscape signed “A. Miller”; OOB of ships signed “Syd Roye”; Several fine Caligraphic Drawings and more.   EARLY MILITARIA and FIREARMS:  An IMPORTANT and recently discovered group of CIVIL WAR items from the ancestral home of Private NATHAN WILLARD of the 28th MAINE INFANTRY and STRONG, ME. The items include: 1862 Providence Tool Co.  Model 1850 “Wrist Breaker” Cavalry Sword and scabbard with its original waist belt with buckle and hanger; A RARE complete, signed and dated 1863 GARCELON & COVELL LEWISTON, MAINE Leather Cartridge Box with its ORIGINAL 1839 pattern box plate and “BURNSIDE” type breast belt plate; A superb leather waist belt with its original 1839 pattern belt plate, socket bayonet and signed BANGOR, MAINE cap box; 2 Model 1839 Waist Belt plates including a signed Boyd & Sons Boston example; Civil War Canteen; Civil War Shako Badge; Cartridge Box Plate; Several early copper powder flaks to include an Excellent 1848 BATTY Peace Flask with ADK inspector marks, and unusual triangular hangers; 2 Eagle Pistol flasks including Riling Nos. 753 and 780; Civil War ephemera of Nathan Willard, 28th ME VOLS.; ALSO: Two FRESHLY DISCOVERED U.S. MUSKETS to include an excellent dated 1861 U.S. SPRINGFIELD Musket with original bayonet and a SUPERB U.S. Model 1841 Musket or “MISSISSIPPI RIFLE” with WINDSOR, VT markings and its original tool kit!; Civil War Tin Flatware Mess Kit with 8th VT provenance; Early bag of .36 cal. Bullets; Model 1892 Winchester Rifle; Model 1895 New Army & Navy Colt Revolver; Civil War Veterans Wooden ”Peg” Leg; Model 1873 & Model 1884 Springfield Trap Door Muskets and more.  NAUTICAL and MARINE:  An early, large Watercolor of the Sailing Ship “LYDIA of YARMOUTH, N.S.  Capt. W.K. Perry”; A superb, early SCRIMSHAW Walrus Tusk, profusely decorated with whales, maidens, Serpents and exotic animals; Outstanding Small Sailing Ship Diorama and more.  EARLY AMERICAN INDIAN ITEMS:  An OUTSTANDING Maine Indian Club with Carved Wolf Heads; Old American Indian Leather dress with painted decoration; A small early Porcupine Quill decorated birch bark box, dated 1853;Bone carved Northwest Indian Effigy Spoon; Small Lidded Northwest Indian Basket; Large Coiled Pima Basket; Small Coiled Pima Basket with Animal and Human Figure Decoration; 3 Plateau Indian Baskets; Early Southwest Pottery Bowl; Small Porcupine Quill Decorated Birch Bark Pincushion; Carved and Painted Haida Rattle and more.  SOFT PASTE and EARLY CHINA: A large selection of early Rose Medallion China to include several early platters; Chinese Export Porcelain Teapots; Early Canton Mug; Lidded Canton Box; Early English Soft Paste Teapot, Cups & Saucers; Early Leeds Pepper Pot and more.  RUGS and TEXTILES: A Large Early Watercolor and Needlework on Silk depicting  “The Finding of the Infant Moses in the Bulrushes”; A superb signed and dated 1812 tape loomed and signed “Pocket” by A. Dwight of Castine, Maine; A remarkable Patriotic Merchant Mariner’s Quilt, decorated with American and other National Flags; An early Matched Pair of Mustard colored Star Pattern Quilts; Fine selection of Early Hooked Rugs to include a room and scatter sizes; An immaculate Log Cabin pattern quilt; Early Adam & Eve Sampler; Early Penny Rug; Oriental Rugs and more. MISCELLANEOUS:   Interesting Lot of Advertising Plates, Stamps and Advertising Ephemera associated with the Axe Manufacturer EMERSON & STEVENS of Oakland, Maine; Early labeled Pillar & Scroll Clock by Jerome & Darrow; Barber Shop Sized Brass Cash Register; Superb Arts & Crafts period wrought iron Log Carrier and much 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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