FLYER for Our Spring '04 Auction:

Was held Wednesday AFTERNOON June 9, 2004 at 5 P.M. 

PREVIEW was all day Tuesday June 8 from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Gardiner, Maine Sportsman's Club - directions -

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    Gould Auction Company announced a late Spring FRESH to MARKET Antiques Auction. This very well rounded sale included an outstanding early 19th Century carved wooden Eagle on ball; period country furniture and accessories in original surface,  Victorian and Mission Oak Furniture, A Fine Selection of Early Porcelains, Outstanding Victorian Glass and China, Paintings, Toys and Banks, Ephemera, Nautical and Military Memorabilia, A Rare Frati Barrel Organ and much much more. Please check our website at www.gouldauctions.com for MANY color photos and additional information.

Featured items in their categories include:  EARLY  FURNITURE:  Untouched  simulated 4 drawer  two drawer New Hampshire Blanket Chest in superb original paint, FINE 36” Chippendale 4 Drawer Chest with outstanding bracket base, original brass and a generously overhanging thumbnail molded top; Queen Anne candlestand in original surface, 18th Century 2 drawer blanket chest in original blue paint,   18th C. Maple 2 Door Cupboard with H hinges, Red and Black paint decorated Tall Case Clock; Oval Top Stretcher Base Tavern Table (overpainted); Blanket Boxes and Sea Chests;  RARE Shaker #1 Childs Armchair; Sheraton Reeded Leg Drop Leaf; Queen Anne Tilt Top Tea Table; Tapered Leg 2 Drawer Stand with shaped top and tiger maple drawer fronts,  Oversized Pine Blanket Chest, Comb Back Rocker in Original Paint, Bowback Windsor Side Chair in old paint; Transitional Secretary in a pleasing small size; miniature pine bootjack end blanket chest; Early maple corner cupboard and more.  MISSION OAK and VICTORIAN FURNITURE:  Extremely Rare oversized bureau #922 signed GUSTAV STICKLEY in original surface, Rare L.& J.G. Stickley #23 Cellarette in SUPERB original condition,  VERY RARE SIGNED Gustav Stickley Secretary Desk in original surface; Signed Gustav Stickley #623 Library Table (top resurfaced); signed L&JG Stickley Rocker; 12” Copper Vase signed DIRK VAN ERP;  A VERY RARE FRATI 9 Tune Barrel Organ; Harden style Mission Oak Morris Chair, Mission Oak Rockers, OUTSTANDING LARGE and Heavily Carved Victorian 3 Section Bookcase, Large Quarter Sawn Curved Glass China Cabinet and much more. FOLK ART, COUNTRY SMALLS and EARLY ACCESSORIES:  A SUPERB and EARLY 19th Century Carved Wooden Eagle on Ball, likely the work of Samuel McIntire or Joseph True; OUTSTANDING Early Upright 7’ Barber Pole in original red, white and blue; Nice selection of early lighting including signed pair of pewter whale oil lamps by Putnam, Malden, Mass.;  tin  and glass whale oil lamps and more; Small size Shaker firkin in Windsor green paint,; Handled basket in lipstick red paint;  Nicely turned wooden bowl in Windsor green, Early NH Redware including jar, runlet and jug; Outstanding paint decorated chalkware watch hutch; Large scrimshaw decorated whales tooth; Large elaborate ship model;  Early Pewter Teapot by Rufus Dunham,  Early Pewter Pitcher by Porter;  Early signed coin silver infant feeders; firkins; hat boxes, pantry boxes; Early sampler; Wonderful schoolgirl watercolor of Hare Hall, Essex;  Cast Iron Doorstops; Chalkware  Ballard Cobalt Decorated Jug; Nicel turned wooden bowl in original green paint and much more. FIREARMS: Winchester Model 1873 .44-.40 Rifle, Stevens Armory Model .22 Rifle, Colt .41 Caliber Derringer, RARE Colt Paterson Capper,  Winchester Model 1894 Carbine,  CIVIL WAR and EARLY MILITARY:  Very Early US Shako with large Eagle Plate,  Early Maine Militia Banner pieced from an early Maine State Flag, SUPERB and COMPLETE Civil War Cartridge Case with shoulder belt and plates signed Thaxter, Portland, Maine, 2 Signed Civil War  Cap Pouches, Belt Buckles,  US 1863 Civil War Cavalry Sword,  EARLY wooden canteen in original blue paint with gold star, early tin canteen ; Civil War Soldier Tintypes; Tintype of Abraham Lincoln;  Civil War campaign torch in the form of a musket and more.   EARLY AMERICAN INDIAN ITEMS: Wonderful selection of  old Nez Perce beadwork to include an exquisite and early shoulder bag; Large Washoe Basket; Klikitat Basket and more. COINS and CURRENCY:  US $20 Gold Coin, US $1 Gold Coin, Fractional currency, Colonial currency and more.  EPHEMERA and PAPER ADVERTISING: Early Buffalo Bill poster. Hundreds of Victorian Advertising Trade Cards, Victorian Advertising Calendars,  Victorian Advertising Die Cuts, Early Ships Log,  GREAT lot of Old Postcards and much more. VICTORIAN GLASS, CHINA and Silver: Outstanding selection to include Satin, Cranberry, Hobnail, Opalescent, Doulton, Royal Bayreuth, RS Prussia, Three Faces,  Wavecrest, Mt. Washington, Mary Gregory, Moser, Amberina, Delft, Colored and clear pattern Glass; Nice selection of Victorian Sterling Silver flatware and serving pieces; and much more.   SOFT PASTE and EARLY CHINA: Nice assortment of early soft paste including and outstanding Liverpool Jug “Washington in Glory - America in Tears”,  19” DEEP BLUE Historical Staffordshire Platter by Enoch Wood “The Residence of the Marquis De Lafayette” and other deep blue pieces,  Other Staffordshire including Napoleon figurine; Lustreware, Pearlware,  Prattware,  18” Flow Blue Scinde platter; Fabulous free hand decorated soft paste Wash Bowl and Pitcher;  Imari; Early Canton and more. PAINTINGS: An untouched and early China Trade Ship Portrait in it's original carved frame; Superb Maine Folk Art Portrait of a Gentleman;  2 Oils by listed Mass. Artist John Appleton Brown in original frames;  Lynn, Massachusetts beach scene of a farmer collecting kelp signed by listed artist Nathaniel Berry;  Wonderful Primitive Pastel of a Farmyard Scene by listed  Vermont artist James Franklin Gilman; Watercolor by Harrison Cady;  3 pencil signed Etchings by Henry Chapman  Ford; Large watercolor of Robert Peary Jr. (son of Admiral Peary)  by listed artist Edythe Laws; Early Oil on Ticking Portrait of Squire Chace of Fryeburg, ME. ;  Primitive oil on linen of a mining operation at Lyon Mountain, Montana Territory,; Vibrant Victorian Still Life;  Several early miniature portraits to include an outstanding ships captain on ivory;  Early Large Portrait of Ship’s Captain, Early Portrait on wood panel of a young lady; Winter Scene signed FP Shea; Watercolor by listed artist Royal Milleson; Oval Hudson River Landscape; OOC of a ship in rough seas by listed artist Thomas Clark Oliver dated 1888; Two outstanding Oils (large still life dated 1903 and farmyard scene with roosters) by unlisted artist A. J. Barry and much more. TOYS AND BANKS: Uncle Sam Mechanical Bank in orig. paint, Marx Honeymoon Express MIB; Marx Windup Scottie Dog MIB; Tin Bullet Train in orig box;  Steiff Lion on Wheels once belonging to the son of Admiral Robert Peary with photo of Robert Peary Jr. holding this toy;  Victorian Board Games; Mickey Mouse Target Game and more. RUGS and TEXTILES:  Navajo Eye Dazzler Rug; Several Oriental Rugs; Outstanding and early pieced Kashmir Paisley Shawl; Spectacular Crewel Work Bedcover; Early Jacquard Coverlet; Quilts; Early Bonnet; Large Early Clothing Lot and more.

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