Timothy J. Gould, Licensed Maine Auctioneer

Dorothy Sanborn Waugh Estate Auction

  • Saturday February 21, 2004 (Storm date will be Sunday Feb. 22. In case of severe storm please call 207-362-6045 for information).

  • Tools, Equipment, Printing Supplies and Vehicles will be sold at 10 a.m. 

  • Antiques and household items to be sold starting at 12 NOON.

  • Preview day before the sale from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. and from 8 a.m. on day of sale

  • Gardiner, Maine Sportsman's Club

GOULD AUCTION COMPANY is pleased to present a FINE, UNTOUCHED ESTATE AUCTION moved for convenience to the GARDINER, MAINE SPORTSMAN’S CLUB. The contents of the life long home and farm of Dorothy Sanborn Waugh of Vienna, Maine will be sold without reserves or additions. The contents of this  multigenerational home and outbuildings includes many fine antiques, used furniture, household goods, tools, equipment and vehicles.  

    FEATURING: A RARE and MOST IMPORTANT FOLK ART WATERCOLOR PAINTED “TREE of LIFE” BED CLOTH by NANNA BRADLEY WHITTIER of VIENNA, MAINE . (b. 1793-d.1844). SUPERB, ORIGINAL CONDITION. Ca.1820.  Nanna Bradley Whittier was the eldest Aunt of Milton Bradley.

Also included in the sale:  

FOLK ART, COUNTRY FURNITURE AND ACCESSORIES: Superb Boot Jack End Blanket Chest in Apple Green Paint; Set of 6 Early matching plank seat dining chairs in original stencil and paint decoration; GREAT selection of nearly 20 early wooden pantry boxes and firkins with many in original paint; Early Turned Wooden Bowls, Knife box in original paint;  3 Gallon Ovoid Jug with UMBER decoration signed Lyman & Clark, Gardiner, Maine;  3 Gallon Ovoid Jug with cobalt decoration signed R. Thompson & Co., Gardiner, Maine; RARE “Lollypop” Butter Print with Bradley family provenance; Carved Folk Art Sign with Rooster “FRESH EGGS”; Superb Wooden Apple Trays in original red paint; Large Whale Bone Pie Crimper; Grain Painted 1 Drawer Stand; Paint decorated Lift Top Commode; Decorated and other boxes and chests; Early Joel Ellis Wooden Doll’s Carriage in Original Painr; Folk Art Rocking Horse in original surface; Early Pewter Coffee Pot by Rufus Dunham, Westbrook, Maine; Pewter Coffee Pot by Roswell Gleason; State of Maine Chest with Birdseye Maple drawer fronts and original red paint with original brasses (legs shortened); Empire Chest with Sandwich Glass Pulls;  Pair Period Chippendale Brass Andirons; Square Nailed 2 Door Cupboard, Drop Leaf Tables; Early Boston Rocker; Early Flax and Spinning Wheels; Early Hogscraper and Brass Push Up Candlesticks; early “Cricket” stool in original paint; Early shoe foot drying rack in old paint; Country Work Table with one board top; large Early “Schoolhouse” Bells; Several Nice Large Ogee Mirrors; Set of 4 Paint Decorated “Fiddleback” Chairs; Early Hatchel; Large Wooden Oblong Chopping Tray; Drum style Butter Churn; Early Windsor Stool;  Round Empire Drop Leaf Table; Brass Button Trunks; Gold Leafed Sheraton Looking Glass;  Advertising Boxes; Early Breadboards;  Advertising Box “Shaker Pickles”;  Wrought Iron “Pastry” Peal;  Early Baskets; early Apple Ladder; Paris type Wooden Runner Child’s Sled; Wash Bench in Old Blue Paint and much more!! 

VICTORIAN OAK and WALNUT FURNITURE. CLEAN and in ORIGINAL FINISH: The Vienna, Maine Oak Post Office Front (with PO boxes)  and Postmasters desk; Curved Glass Oak China Cabinet; Fancy Oak Server with Lion’s Heads and Claw Feet; Oak Hall Seat with Mirror; Fancy 3 Pc. Oak Bedroom Set;  Oval Walnut Marble Top Stand; Nice selection of Oak Pressback Rocking chairs including #1 Larkin and 2 Children’s models;  2 Sets of Oak Chairs to include Pressbacks; Tall East Lake Oak Bed, Oak Commode with Towel Bar; Oak Morris Chair; Floor Model Radio; Brass and Iron Bed; Fancy Oak Parlor Stand; Oak Pressed Back High Chair with tray; 6 Pc. Victorian East Lake Walnut Parlor Set; Fancy stick and Ball decorated Wicker Rocker; Steamer Trunks; Lap Desks; Wicker Sewing Cabinet; Oak Swivel Desk Chair;  5 Legged Oak Dining Table with leaves; Set of 4 Mission Oak Dining Chairs; and much more!! 

PAINTINGS, PRINTS and FRAMES: Early Primitive Oil on Canvas of the Whittier homestead, Vienna, Maine;  RARE Currier and Ives Print (medium folio) “THE WONDERFUL ALBINO FAMILY on Exhibit at P. T. Barnum’s Musueum”; Victorian Oil Paintings in walnut Frames; Many nice Victorian picture frames with excellent Victorian prints and photosseveral Victorian Photo Albums; Several paintings and prints by Clyde C. Waugh to include local scenes and buildings along with 2 wonderfully painted mushrooms; Sawyer Print of  FLYING POND;  and much more!! 

 EARLY MAPS, DEEDS, CORRESPONDENCE AND EPHEMERA: Hand drawn 1805 MAP OF VIENNA, MAINE; LARGE WALL SIZE 1856 MAP of KENNEBEC COUNTY; LARGE 1862 WALL MAP OF MAINE and several others; Large selection of early deeds and correspondence from the Whittier, Bradley, Sanborn, Moores and other early Vienna settlers; Large selection of Old Magazines; nice selection of early Postcards and Tradecards; HUGE 1882 broadside “The Whittier Family Genealogy”; Family and Pocket Bibles including Civil War pocket Bible; Nice selection of old books including: 1892 “History of Kennebec County, Maine”,  Maine Civil War Commissioners Report for the Monument at Andersonville Prison, Old Art Books; Old Valentines; Paper Halloween Decorations; Cook Books; and much, much more!  

PORCELAIN, GLASS AND POTTERY: Soft paste, Victorian and ironstone china; Pottery to include a large mint blue banded Spongeware Wash Pitcher, Pitcher and Bowl Sets; Roseville “Magnolia” tea set; Majolica; Bennington Pottery, Victorian glassware including pattern, Bristol, Carnival, Vaseline and other glass; Depression Glass and more; nice selection of old KEROSENE LAMPS; Large Selection of old Canning Jars; Stoneware crocks, jugs, pitchers and jars; Victorian Castor Set, Cut Glass Water Pitcher; Flow Blue Plates; Etched Stemware;  

DOLLS, TOYS and BANKS: Several Early Bisque and China Head dolls; Composition and cloth dolls; Jointed Teddy Bear; Dolls clothing and furniture, SUPERB cast iron baseball player bank in original paint ; Early games; tin and cast iron toys and parts and much, much more!  

CLOCKS, WATCHES and JEWELRY: Fancy Gingerbread Clocks in Walnut and Oak, Erastus Hodges Pillar and Scroll Clock (parts only), Seth Thomas Tambour Clock; Lux Novelty Clock; Several Pocket Watches, 18K Ladies Pendant Watch; 14K Ladies Pendant Watch; Large Selection of Costume Jewelry, Diamond Ring in 14K setting; Early Eye Glasses and much more! 

RUGS, QUILTS AND TEXTILES:. EARLY hooked rugs in geometric and florals, braided rugs; early striped carpets; paper punch samplers, overshot coverlets, Several EARLY quilts and homespun pieces; many Victorian linens, embroideries, and crocheted pieces; EARLY CLOTHING and Hats; SUPERB, Large PAISLEY Spread; and much more! 

MISCELLANEOUS: Excellent Wooden Wheelbarrow in original Windsor Green Paint, RARE Hammond #12 Model Typewriter in Oak Case; wooden ice skates; Coin, Sterling, and Silver Plated flatware and hollowware; Figural Silver Plated Napkin Ring with birds; nice selection of WW1 Military patches; WW2 Uniform complete with dog tags; Leather Military Coat; Early Percussion Musket; Quart Cone Top Beer Cans; Candlestick Telephone; Wooden Signs; Small Selection of Early Coins including large cents and early half cents; Selection of old Maine License Plates including porcelain examples; Marbles hunting Knife and Match Safe; Mossberg Rifle Scope; Large lot of Christmas Decorations; Folding Civil War era Field Bed; Civil War era wooden crutches; unusual Old Engraved Dog Collar; Tobacco Tins including 2 rare folding Mayo’s Cut Plug; Early “Tube” Fire Extinguishers; Pair Handcuffs dated 1899;  Fairbanks U.S. Postal Scale; Squirrel Peanut Jars; Buttons; Old Apple Peelers; Barn Lanterns and Globes;  Used Furniture; Metal Egg Baskets, Upright Freezer, Washer and Dryer, Refrigerator 

VEHICLES, TOOLS AND PRINTING MATERIALS: 1998 NISSAN SENTRA  4 Door Automatic WITH ALL OPTIONS (32,000 ORIGINAL MILES); Agway Garden Tractor; Homelite Generator, Ariens Snow-blower; 2 Gas Powered Weed Whackers, small John Deere Snow Blower; Large selection of hand tools, Working print shop to include hand powered printing press with all the materials including type, printing blocks, paper goods; 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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