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"Buying and selling quality antiques since 1975..............   Thank You to all who participated for another successful auction!!! ..........Our next market fresh auction will be at Noon on Saturday, November 1, 2008 at the Gardiner, Maine Sportsman's Club. There will be a full day's preview on Friday Oct. 31 from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., as well as the morning of the sale!   ..............................................................













































































































































































































































































































































































































































































Timothy J. Gould, Licensed Maine Auctioneer 






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Gould Auction Company is pleased to announce that we will be offering another FINE selection of MARKET FRESH antiques and fine art, at 12 NOON on SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2008 at the Gardiner, Maine Sportsman's Club. There will be a full day's preview on Friday Oct. 31 from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., as well as the morning of the sale.

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A Fine Mason Decoy Factory Blue Wing Teal Hen. Glass Eye in Standard Grade. Superb original paint. Overall length 12".

A charming architectural folk art painting of a large Hudson River mansion showing considerable activity on its grounds and shorefront. Recently discovered near Bangor, Maine, the painting is surrounded by its crisp and original lemon gold frame. 14" by 20" (sight). Hudson River Valley, NY ca. 1870. Superb original condition.

Perhaps the finest known example of a Boston Artistic Carving Co. Eagle. This exquisitely painted example has a 6 foot wingspan. Ca. 1950. Recently discovered on a Berwick, Maine garage.

A fine 32"  A.J. Harris "SMUGGLER" weathervane with its original directionals.


Fine and large 19th century Ship's Diorama with a heavily rigged sailing ship cruising into a British port. Measures 15  1/2" tall and 26  1/2" wide. SUPERB original condition. Ca. 1870.


A remarkably detailed patriotic calligraphic drawing from Belgrade, Maine. In bold red, white and blue ink, its detail is superb. Central, Maine ca. 1880. Likely the featured plate of a Victorian era autograph album. Measures 7" by 4" (sight).


A boldy paint decorated, child's sized foot stool. Central Maine ca. 1850. Measures 8  3/4" wide  5  1/4" deep and 5  1/8" tall. Splendid original condition.


One from an OUTSTANDING group of crooked knives, is this visually stunning and highly developed, carved and painted crooked knife with chip carved and paint decorated, layered hearts and diamonds. Please note the Native American "totem" style face (painted hearts for eyes, layered hearts for nose and bottom heart its mouth) that is clearly intended, when viewing the knife's handle, from the rear. Its multi colored surface is wonderfully mellow yet striking. Ca. 1900. In fine original and untouched condition, it is a laudable example of the form.

A superior and early Sailing Ship's Cased Captain's Bar said to have been from the English Packet Ship "LIVERPOOL". Provenance provided to buyer. Please note the superb wrought iron hardware. All bottles have open pontils and gold enamel decoration. Oak case measures 15  5/8" wide 10  1/8" tall and 10  3/4" deep. Untouched original surface and condition. Old literature and information about the packet ship "Liverpool" is included.

A Choice Queen Anne Candle Stand with an outstanding shaped top and delicate shaft.  Old and possibly original surface. New England, ca. 1760.


Now THAT is Chromium Yellow!!! Maine Dome Top Box. 32"w, 12" h and 14" deep. Although the paint is VERY old and the only paint the box has had, it is not original to the box.The box is ca. 1820 and the paint perhaps 20 or 30 years later.  Excellent condition throughout.

Edmund Aylburton Willis (Am 1808-1899). "Young Bird Hunters" OOC  21" by 35" (sight). Signed l.l. Superb original frame. Recently found in a "Downeast" Maine home. Untouched original condition.

A fine and early two piece pine Corner Cupboard with outstanding construction detail, including extensive dovetailing, an unusual double ogee bracket base and a superbly executed, complex cornice molding. Original throughout but for an OLD refinish. Of a pleasing size measuring 78" tall 50  1/2" wide 27  1/2" deep.

A FINE carved and paint decorated folk art Schoolgirl's desk box from Lunenburg County, N.S. Outstanding original condition. 14" wide by 10" deep and 8  1/2" tall. A fabulous example of this desirable form. Ca. 1890.

A Superb Annapolis Valley, N.S. chest of drawers in the finest original red paint. Please note its wonderfully carved back splash. Measures 39  1/2" wide, 45  1/2" tall and 16  3/4" deep. Dovetailed and superbly joined throughout. Brasses are replacements.


A Vividly Paint Decorated Canadian Armoire. Southeastern Quebec, ca. 1850. In outstanding original condition. Measures 73  1/2" tall 52  1/2"wide.

Rare 1838 hand drawn and colored, Town Map of Chesterville, Maine. Drawn by the noted early Maine cartographer Oliver Sewall. Signed and dated l.r. Measures 32" tall by 30  1/2" wide. Pen and ink on vellum.

Karachopf Kazak. 73" by 51". One of several fine ESTATE FRESH rugs to include Soumak, Kazaks and other Caucasian examples.



















Policeman Whirligig by Zenas Publicover of West Dublin, Lunenburg County, NS. Ca. 1930. Policeman stands 15" tall. Original paint and condition. Part of a fine selection of Canadian Folk sculpture, many of which are pictured below.





Recently discovered collection of 460 Stock Certificates to include 180 Maine issues. Many interesting companies to include gold and silver mines, aviation, movie making, golf courses, telephone companies, an 1854 Skowhegan (ME) Bridge stock certificate and many, many more. Recently found in the estate of a local attorney.




Circular reverse painting on glass of the St. Lawrence River side wheel steamship "HUDSON" by Captain P. Carbonneau. (please reference Harper: "A People's Art" plate 94). Surrounded by its original folk art "life preserver" frame. Quebec ca. 1870. 12" diameter.

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Thank you for your interest!


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