Timothy J. Gould, Licensed Maine Auctioneer

Archive of completed auction held on Thursday Evening November the 6, 2003. 

GOULD AUCTION COMPANY is pleased to present a fine selection of FRESH to market antiques in its’ FALL ANTIQUES AUCTION. This sale is comprised of approximately 300 lots of fine period country furniture and accessories, rugs, early photography, ephemera, Miltaria and early firearms and much more. If You Care About Country in Surface, this is a sale you will not want to miss!! Included in the sale:  

COUNTRY FURNITURE:  RECENTLY DISCOVERED and VERY RARE, SIGNED, ORIGINAL RED PAINTED CHERRY HEPPLEWHITE COUNTRY PEMBROKE TABLE HAVING AN OUTSTANDING SHAPED TOP, DRAWER and PIERCED CROSS STRETCHERS in SUPERB, UNTOUCHED CONDITION. Outstanding Tapered Leg Tavern Table in old paint with an absolutely wonderful cut corner, scrubbed top. RARE matched pair of VERMONT Bowback Windsors in wonderful old red paint and stenciling having unusual “FACETED” medial stretchers; New Hampshire Turned Leg One Drawer Stand in Original Red Paint with an Unusual Carved Drawer Front; Seven spindle Bowback Windsor side chair in original BLUE paint.  5 Foot Harvest Table in Old Red Paint signed and dated by Stratham, NH maker; Early New Hampshire Wash Stand in Superb Original MUSTARD Paint, Scrubbed Top Tavern Table in Original Red Paint, Nicely constructed and woven split Ash Indian made “Camp” Chair found at Lake George, Maine, Ladderback Rocker in Old Red Paint, Early Bleached Pine Settle Bench, Early Blacksmith’s Caddy in Original Paint; Ladies size Ladderback Rocker with Original Stenciling, Oak Baker’s Cabinet in original finish and much more!! 

FOLK ART and COUNTRY ACCESSORIES:  OIL on BOARD of RACING VESSELS with SANDY HOOK LIGHTSHIP IN BACKGROUND by JAMES BUTTERSWORTH; RARE HAND PAINTED CHECKERBOARD WITH AMERICAN FLAG DECORATION FOUND IN KITTERY, MAINE; EXQUISITE Red Painted Oval Shaker Box, Early Parcheesi Board in Original Paint, Outstanding Early Connecticut Free Hand Decorated Toleware Canister in Superb Original Condition, Pristine original red painted Apple Tray, A LARGE and FOLKY STILL LIFE OIL PAINTING IN A LEMON GOLD FRAME, and others. Superb Early Leather Fire Bucket marked MALDEN FIRE CLUB 1822; Early Leather Fire Bucket marked S. A. Ward 1827; Large Early Silhouette Grouping by AUGUSTE EDOUART, Outstanding Small Sized Hand Blocked Wall Paper Covered Dome Top Box; Oval Box in Original Green Paint, Early Turned Wooden Bowl in Old Red Paint having an unusual painted Blue Band decoration;  Early Theorom in Decorated Frame; Several Early Wallpaper Hat Boxes some with NH Labels, Small Blue/Green Sponge Decorated Dome Top Document Box, Folk Art portrait of a young lady in watercolor and pencil signed and dated 1833; UNUSUAL Mezzotint Memorial of a noted English Abolitionist; Large Blue Sponge Decorated Dome Top Box; Firkins and Pantry Boxes some in old paint, Miniature Shaker Bucket in original Surface, Maine Spruce Gum Box with inlaid mirror, Mid 19th C. Carved Folk Art Figure of a Woman in Original Paint; Dome Top Boxes in Old Paint, Knife Box in Old Green Paint, Superb Red Painted Mortar and Pestle, Early Sign “EXIT” in nice old paint, Early Lanterns, Large Potato Stamp Decorated Two Handled Basket, Early Large Swing Handled Basket, Large (54”) German “FEATHER” Christmas Tree with paint decorated stand, Early Whalebone and Ivory Walking Stick; and much more.  

PORCELAIN, EARLY BOTTLES, GLASS AND POTTERY: Superb PITKIN Ribbed Flask in unusual “Canary” color; Superb Large and Early CT Globular Bottle, Excellent Dr. Townsends in deep Forest Green with super graphite pontil; Dr. Greeleys Bourbon Bitters; 3 Nice Early Blown Flasks including Willington Eagle, Eagle/Cornucopia and Cornucopia/Basket of Flowers, Early Figural Poland Springs bottle, 5 Gallon Cobalt Decorated Jug signed Shawmut Artesian Medical Well Water; Cobalt Decorated Stoneware Jug marked Taunton, Mass.; Cobalt Decorated Stoneware Crock signed AH Ballard, Burlington, VT, 4 Gallon Cobalt Decorated Stoneware Crock signed O.L. & A. K. Ballard, Burlington, VT; Ovoid Stoneware Jug signed Goodwin and Webster, Large Blue Spongeware Pitcher, Unusual Chinese Export Porcelain Coffee and Tea Service; Large Gaudy Welch Pitcher, Bennington Pottery; Early Creamware; Soft Paste Light Blue Romantic Scene Staffordshire Pitcher and Bowl, Soft Paste Child ABC Plate with Horse and Child Rider, and More!!  

RUGS, QUILTS and TEXTILES: Several NAVAJO INDIAN RUGS TO INCLUDE EYED DAZZLERS AND AN UNUSUALLY LARGE (7’ BY 10’) EXAMPLE WITH INDIGO BLUE AND GANADO RED; Outstanding assortment of WONDERFUL and LARGE FLORAL HOOKED RUGS;  Several EARLY ORIENTAL RUGS in NICE colors, Early Quilts, Coverlets and Spreads. Two BONNETS in their original labeled boxes, Early Stove Pipe Hats and Derbies, and much more.  

PHOTOGRAPHY and EPHEMERA:  RARE 19th Century CDV Album from PORT TOWNSEND, WASHINGTON TERRITORY  (now known as Washington State) pertaining to the UNITED STATES REVENUE MARINE (now known as the U.S. Coast Guard) to include photos of the Revenue Steamers “THOMAS CORWIN and the “LINCOLN” and many identified crew members along with views of identified homes in Port Townsend; Interesting 1840s Paper Lot related to a Stairmaker from Bangor, Maine; Civil War Photos, Early Photo Album of Western Trip to include photos of Indians, Victorian Post Cards, Victorian Trade Cards, and More!

MILITARIA, GUNS and SWORDS:    SUPERB, EARLY “NEWBURY RIFLEMAN” MILITIA LOT WITH EARLY SHAKO AND HAVERSACKS DECORATED WITH EAGLES; Civil War items to include ID’d bullseye canteen, Model 1850 Regulation Sword; Superb Civil War Autograph Album from the 57th Mass Volunteer With many signatures by KIAs and wounded; Manhattan “Hero” Derringer, Original Flintlock Pistol, Early French Sword with leather scabbard, Early Bayonets, 1861 Tower Musket, Early Sharps Pepperbox Pistol, Extremely Rare F. Reuthe’s Patent Animal Trap Gun in Unfired Condition;  1875 W&C Scott 10gauge dbl barrel shotgun with original sales certificate, Early Manton Percussion dbl.  Barrel Shotgun; Early Ithaca 12 gauge dbl; Winchester Model 12 Shotgun (12 gau.); Colt Lightning .32 Caliber pump Rifle (needs parts); Early Standard Gas Operated Semi Automatic Rifle.          

MISCELLANEOUS: EXCELLENT LARGE (38”) EARLY MOUNTED NAUTICAL HALF HULL MODEL IN ORIGINAL SURFACE, Cast Iron Doorstops in Original Paint, Nice selection of Children’s Books with outstanding Graphic Covers, Child’s Dishes Puzzles and games, Doll’s Clothing, 1930s Lionel ‘O’ Gauge Train Set in Original Box (Set #98), Old Tin Battery Operated Robot, Clocks, Lamps and Lanterns, Pr. of Pueblo Indian Pottery “Maria” type vases; Unusual EARLY Silver Mechanical (pegs) Desk Top Calendar, Seascape Watercolor on Paper by H. W. Rice; Seascape Oil on Academy Board by A. C. Needham; Oil on Canvas with Cows; Nice selection of early Trade Cards and Post Cards; 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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