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

Gould Auction Company announces a MARKET FRESH Auction of Fine AMERICANA, FOLK ART, FURNITURE, FINE ART, AMERICAN INDIAN ITEMS, ANTIQUE FIREARMS & MILITARIA, NAUTICAL and other fine ANTIQUES to be held on SATURDAY AUGUST 28, 2010 at the GARDINER, MAINE SPORTSMAN’S CLUB commencing at 12 O’CLOCK NOON. PREVIEW will be held on Friday AUGUST 27 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. and also day of sale from 8 a.m. to start. Please visit our website at www.gouldauctions.com for color photographs and additional information. PLEASE NOTE THAT WE ARE ADDING ITEMS DAILY!!!


A 1630 WEDGWOOD Family BIBLE (once the property of Dr. Thomas Wedgwood) that contains the ca. 1820 HANDWRITTEN MANUSCRIPTS of ENOCH WOOD Sr. (1759-1840) “THE FATHER OF ENGLISH POTTERY”.

Additional highlights in their categories include: PERIOD COUNTRY and FORMAL FURNITURE:  A SUPERB and RARE paint decorated 4 Drawer Hepplewhite Chest attributed to THOMAS MATTESON of South Shaftsbury, VT; A BOLD Red and Yellow Paint Decorated One Drawer Blanket Chest in a diminutive size; An OUTSTANDING oversized New Hampshire Stretcher Base Tavern Table having generously overhanging, breadboard ended top; corner beaded legs and the BEST original red paint; A fine early 18th Century Chest of 2 over 4 drawers, having early red and black paint decoration and original tear drop brasses; A RARE Pennsylvania 6 foot Hutch Table with a remarkable two board, scrubbed top and having both a drawer and lift top, under seat compartment; An 18th Century New England Open Top Pewter Cupboard in Old Red paint; A small and pleasing CT cherry wood Chippendale 4 drawer bracket base chest with original brass and surface; Early Hanging Cupboard in original green paint having an unusual interior drawer; Chippendale 3 Drawer Blanket Chest in Original Red Paint having a stylish applied bracket base; Superb Turned Leg Pennsylvania Blanket Chest in Outstanding Original Salmon Paint; Maine Paint Decorated and Stenciled Mustard Yellow Sheraton Dressing Table with a Matching Rabbit Ear Chair; Outstanding Shoe Foot Blanket Rack in bright CHROME YELLOW Paint; Maine Paint Decorated One Drawer Stand; Sophisticated Period Chippendale Mahogany Carved Knee, Ball & Claw Foot Pole Screen having a complex, Boston needlework fire screen; Fine “Whale End” wall shelf; Turned Leg Light Stand in red and black paint decoration; Large TIGER MAPLE Sideboard; Two piece Cherry Wood Step Back Cupboard; Immaculate signed Mt. Lebanon #6 armed ladder back Shaker Rocker with towel bar top; CT Bannister Back Side Chair having an unusual “mourning heart” crest; Primitive Early Shoe Foot Chair Table in Original Red Paint and Scrubbed Top; 36 Drawer Table Top Apothecary Chest in Original Windsor Green Paint; An assembled set of 4 Paint Decorated Step Down Windsor Chairs; Exquisite Country Chippendale Side Chair in immaculate original surface; Bow Back Windsor Side Chair in Old Blue Paint; Large and early Carved Gargoyle’s Head from a building at YALE University with interesting provenance; Country Queen Anne side chair; Unusual 5 Tiered Graduating Wall Shelf with Dramatic Scalloping; 9 Drawer Apothecary Chest in Red Paint; Wooden Ice Box in contemporary paint decoration; Transitional 4 Drawer Maine Turned Leg Chest of Drawers with BIRDSEYE MAPLE Drawer Fronts and Shaped Back Splash; Chippendale 5 Drawer Bracket Base Chest; Small Turned Leg Demi-lune Table in Original Surface; Paint Decorated 4 Drawer Turned Leg Chest with splash back; Red Painted Shaker Style Armed Ladder Back Rocking Chair; Hooded Maine Wood Storage Box in Old Blue paint; Early Red and Black Paint Decorated Blanket Box; Several Tapered and Turned Leg Side Tables; Double Swing Leg 6 foot Drop Leaf Harvest Table (restored); 7 ½ foot Farm Table with breadboard ends; Unusual Delicate and Early Red and Mustard Paint Decorated Pole Screen; Superb Sponge Painted Blanket Box; Paint Decorated Maine Wood Box with Shaped Skirt; Large Carpenter’s Tool Chest with Outstanding Tiger Maple Interior; Early Wagon Bench in original Paint; Child’s size Tiger Maple Three Drawer Chest; Superb Paint decorated Salem Rocker; Small Early Wall cupboard with Raised Panel Door; Early Counter Top Desk with fine interior; Fine Small Hepplewhite Drop Leaf Table in Cherry; Bow Back Windsor Rocking Armchair; Small Queen Anne period fireplace mantle; Large Yellow Vinegar Paint Decorated Flat Top Storage Box; Lemon Gold Federal Morror with Pineapple Decoration; Drop Leaf Table in Pumpkin paint; Boot Jack Blanket Chest in Old Red paint; Bannister Back Side Chair in carriage paint decoration and more!!  FOLK ART and COUNTRY ACCESSORIES:  A wonderfully graphic Hooked Rug stating “WELCOME to TURKEY HILL” and featuring a boldly strutting TOM TURKEY and an exquisite saw tooth border; A Superb Hanging, Heart Crested 3 Drawer Spice Chest in Outstanding Paint Decoration of Red and Green Flora on its Salmon Colored ground and Indian Red Trim; A Fine Oil Painted Patriotic AMERICAN EAGLE on WOODEN SHIELD by B. FABER – BROOKLYN, NY; A remarkable CHROME YELLOW Dovetailed Storage Box with stenciled, LIPSTICK RED HOUSES and foliate border; An OUTSTANDING Country Store Advertising Sign from North Chatham, MA reading “SAM’L DAVIS CIRCULATING LIBRARY and VARIETY STORE” and having an extensive provenance; OOC Winter Scene by NOVA SCOTIA Folk Artist JOE NORRIS; Small Carved and Painted BELLAMY EAGLE; An exquisite, small round, fingered, chip carved “Sweetheart” box having hearts and initials; A Large Wrought Iron FIGURAL Tailor’s Trade Sign; Folk Art framed Oil Painting on wood panel of a Multi-Colored Cat; Outstanding Selection of STONE FRUIT in superb original paint and form; Framed Folk Art oil painting of a Rooster; Superb Folk Art OOC of an early home on the shore of LAKE WASSOOKEAG – DEXTER, MAINE; A superb 18th Century Single Drawer Hanging “Lollipop” Salt Box with a 1781 handwritten Philbrick / Hoag Family (Newbury, MA) provenance; Large Maine Sponge Paint Decorated Dome Top Box; Large Paint Decorated Wooden Band Box; Outstanding small and early Theorem in original frame; (2) 18th Century Flame Stitch Wallets from the Philbrick family of Newburyport; Charming Folk Art Carved and Painted life sized Red Squirrel; Small Eagle Weathervane;  Superb matched pair of child’s sized, contrasting staved, wooden Shaker berry pails with Church family, Mt. Lebanon provenance; Fine Lg. Oval Shaker Box in orig. Windsor Green Paint; Unusual circular covered Shaker box in wonderful orig. POWDER BLUE paint; Open Oval Shaker Spit Box in Orig. Red; Joseph Davis watercolor of a standing and identified Dover, NH gent; OUTSTANDING SELECTION of PAINTED PANTRY BOXES & FIRKINS to include rare colors and splendid ORIGINAL condition; Several Early Watercolor Theorem Paintings in Outstanding Colors; Large Caligraphic Drawing of American Eagle; Early zinc & bronze “Farmington”, Maine Road Sign; Lg. Early Lathe Turned Wooden Bowl in outstanding patina; Nice Red & Black Painted Maine Checkerboard with Carriage Style Decorated Border; Small Maine Red and Yellow Paint Decorated Dome Top Document Box; Round wooden bowl in original blue paint; Small lathe turned bowl in original paint; Large, early, full pose Watercolor Portrait of a young child; Superb Carpenter’s Raised Panel Tool Chest in Outstanding Chrome Yellow Paint and having a Remarkably Inlaid Interior; Birdseye Maple Sewing Box w Heart Inlay; Folk Art Carved and Painted Doll’s Chest;  Early Wooden Shovel with folk art painted pan; Early Painted “YELLOW BOWL” Restaurant Sign from Bingham, Maine; Early Document Box in the BEST original Power Blue paint; Small Carved and painted Wooden Folk Art Pig; Brass Skaters lantern; Unusual Salesman’s Sample Wooden Sled; Paint decorated Box “Concord Fly Shop”; Vertical Butcher’s Trade Sign; Carved and Painted Spruce Gum Box; Superb early SIGNED Wrought Iron Pot Lifter with incised decoration; Inlaid Checkerboards; Folk Art Carved and Painted Watch Hutch; Fine Early Checkerboard in Sea Green and Black; Chip Carved Slide Cover Candle Box; Unusual Round Butter Print with Molasses Jug decoration; Stylish Early Walnut “Cricket” Stool; Early Bee Skept; Fine Red painted Cricket Stool; Small 18th Century Leather Covered Dome Top Document Box with superb hardware; Pr. of ‘OLD SALT” Doorstops in fine original paint; Fine Red painted Tool Tray; Folk Art Carved and Painted Maine Seagull; Paint Decorated Wooden Apple Tray; Two 18th Century Hearth Brooms; Period Chippendale Brass and Wrought Iron Andirons; Hanging Red and Green Painted Tapered Wall Shelf; Carved Wooden Butter Paddle in the BEST Windsor Green paint; Small Paint Decorated Document Box “1904 World’s Fair”; unusual Early Wooden Cutter in Original Red Paint bearing a Dixfield, ME label; Punched Brass Bed Warmer; Superb early Windsor green painted document box with black lettering “N. JARVIS HIS PAPERS”; 1812 Blue Sponge Paint Decorated box once belonging to noted missionary ANN JUDSON;  Large Decorated Tin Document Box; Early Copper Tea Kettle; Currier & Ives print of a Sea Captain; Early Farm Stand Sign “FRESH EGGS”; Early 1900s “GARAGE” sign from Jackman, Maine; Superb Early Gathering Barrel with original paint; Unusual molded dome top Document Box in red and black paint; Early Wooden gold on black “CHIROPRACTOR” sign and more!! EARLY AMERICAN BASKETS: A fine selection of early New England and New York baskets to include a Remarkable and Rare Childs Swing Handle by ROUSE MATTESON of SAUNDERSTOWN, RI that includes a facsimile photo of Matteson in his shop; Double Handled Basket by Rouse Matteson; Several SUPER Swing Handle Baskets to include RI, CT and Taghanic examples; An outstanding Windsor Green Painted Vermont Single Handle basket; a RARE VT Lettuce Basket; A wonderful Paint Decorated miniature Double Handle NH basket; A Superb Tall Basket by Moorehead of Vermont; Buttocks and Melon baskets and much more. MAINE & Other WORKING DECOYS and MINIATURES: A SUPERB and EARLY self bailing OVERSIZED SLEEPING EIDER DRAKE DECOY found on VINALHAVEN ISLAND, MAINE; An OVERSIZED and EARLY “SKUNK HEAD” COOT or SCOTER Decoys in OUTSTANDING ORIGINAL PAINT found in ADDISON, ME; Two outstanding JESSE BLACKSTONE miniatures to include a “Bald Pate” and “Robin”; Two Detroit Grade MASON Black Duck Decoys in original paint; Early Shorebird Decoys; Factory Merganser decoy in original paint and more!  MOCHA WARE and EARLY PORCELAINS: An especially nice offering of early MOCHA WARE to include and immaculate and large banded, multi-colored MOCHA mug with outstanding CATSEYE decoration; Superb large banded MOCHA Mug with SEAWEED decoration; Large banded MOCHA mug having outstanding peacock feather decoration; Superb MOCHA Mug with combed block decoration; Small Mocha Mug with CATSEYE decoration; Multi colored banded MOCHA mug; Mocha Child’s Mug in unusual granite glaze; Early Mocha Coffee Pot in yellow with herring bone decoration; Early Deep Blue Staffordshire “QUADRAPED” Platter with Rhino; Large Early Transferware Double Handled FARMERS ARMS Soft Paste Cup; Fine CANARY Child’s Mug,  Superb Copper Luster Child’s Mug; Large Early Delft Charger; Rose Medallion Punch Bowl;  Canary Luster Creamer;  and much more.  PAINTINGS, PRINTS, PHOTOGRAPHY and other ARTWORK: Pair of very early French portraits, reverse painted on glass in original frames; A small signed MARSHALL JOHNSON Jr. Oil Painting on Board of two boy sailors in a Small Sailboat; (2) Large and outstanding NH landscape paintings of the Saco River at Intervale (unsigned, pastels); Fine OOB Painting of Two Sail boats signed and dated WHB 1874; Small signed OOB of Sailing Ship in distress signed CLEMENT DREW; Small OOB Landscape signed FRANK BICKNELL; Several Miniature Portraits on Ivory; Large Framed Watercolor Landscape signed J.J. FRANCIS; Pair Reverse Painted Chinese export portraits dated 1818 from the Marsh – Norton families of Goshen, CT; Lg. OOC Landscape signed F.B. Johnson; Watercolor signed F. (Francis) Myrick; Several fine Pastoral Paintings with Cows; Fine early signed (Eleanor Hathaway) identified portrait miniature on ivory in original frame; Large Framed OOC Forested Kandscape with Moose signed (Gustav) KLATT 1925; Sm. OOB “KATAHDIN IRON WORK, MAINE’ signed L.W Haley;  OOC on and Early Cape Style home and more!!! EARLY NAUTICAL ITEMS: A magnificent circular, covered BALEEN BOX, signed and dated “1805 ISAAC TONY”, having remarkable reticulated decoration of hearts, clover and other geometric forms and an impeccable provenance from the GIFFORD family of WESTPORT POINT, MASSACHUSETTS; TWO Important and Original Matching SIGN BOARDS from the sailing BRIG MACHIAS; An unusual, early and charming small Oil Painting on Academy Board of two “boy sailors” with a telescope, in a sloop by MARSHALL JOHNSON Jr. (signed MJ Jr.).; A Remarkable Signed, Dated, Cased and Mounted 1868 Working Scale Model of a Nautical Steam Engine along with the maker’s original brass labeled tool chest, pocket watch and an impeccable Massachusetts provenance; Outstanding cased and hinged Octagonal SAILOR’S VALENTINE; A rare, small carved wooden heart shaped folding Sailors Valentine with a likeness of FORT CONSTITUTION (Portsmouth, NH) at its interior;  Charming and early Ship Diorama mounted on an early barrelhead and more. ANTIQUE FIREARMS & ACCESSORIES: Superb1864 REMINGTON New Army Model Percussion Revolver; Fine SMITH & WESSON Model #2 Spur Trigger Revolver; Early Bull Barrel Percussion Target Rifle signed A.W. Spies; Allen & Thurber Double Barrel Over Hammer Pistol; Early Percussion Fowling Longarm with Outstanding Tiger Maple Stock and more!  CIVIL WAR and other MILITARIA: Extremely RARE 1820 MAINE STATE MILITIA Leather Waist BELT & PLATE with STATE of MAINE SEAL (see page 123 O’Donnell & Campbell AMERICAN MILITARY BELT PLATES plate 191); Cased Civil War period Surgical Set including amputation saw and tools; War of 1812 Lion Head Sword; Model 1850 Civil War Sword and Scabbard (missing drag) and more!!  AMERICAN INDIAN ITEMS: Several early coiled Indian baskets; Early 4’8”Birch Bark Canoe; Superb Early Decorated HUPA Woven Spruce Root Squaw’s Cap; FINE Early Decorated HUPA basket; Exquisite Moose Hair Embroidered Card Case; 7 Pieces of PUEBLO POTTERY by MARIA MARTINEZ of SAN ILDEFONSO and others; Navajo Rug in Red, White and Blue; Immaculate and Graphically Decorated Birch Bark Covered Box; NW Indian Carved Horn Spoon with incised paint decoration; Early Indian Tomahawk with beaded grip; Small ceremonial beaded Doll’s Dress; Unusual EARLY SW Indian Armband with Cowrie Shells, Coral and Silver; NW Indian Carved Ivory Polar Bear and Seal and more!!  GLASS, CHINA, POTTERY & BOTTLES: A fine AMETHYST colored Sandwich Glass Whale oil Finger Lamp; SUPERB early American BLOWN GLASS Cream Pitcher in the McKearin GIII-24 pattern; A FINE flat bottom, open pontiled TORPEDO bottle in olive green and embossed “LUKE BEARD”; Canary Lusetr Child Mug and Creamer; Large and superb Blue Spongeware Milk Pitcher in the Chicken Wire Pattern and others; Yellow Ware Milk Pans and Mixing Bowls; Bennington Pottery Pitchers and more!!  AMERICAN STONEWARE and REDWARE: Outstanding J. Gleason - Southbridge, Mass. 3 Gallon Parrot Jug with Unusual Decorated Bung Hole; Fine Script Jug – Patterson, NJ; Fort Edward Bird Jug; Lamson & Swasey - Portland, ME 3 Gallon Jug with Lady Bug Eating Fern; 2 Gallon Floral Jug - John Burger – Rochester, NY; Bangor Stoneware 2 Gallon Jug w Flower; Bangor Stoneware 6 Gallon Churn; 2 Gallon Floral Jug – Biedinger & Caire – Pokeepsie, NY; 2 Gallon Floral – A.W. Wheeler – Boston, Ma; Jug 4 Gallon Fort Edward Bird Crock (damage); Ovoid Jug - Augusta, Maine and more!! RUSTIC, CAMP, SPORTING and ADIRONDACK:  A “BEST IN FORM” and IMMACULATE 1953 factory DELUXE paint decorated RED, WHITE and BLUE 17’ OLD TOWN CANOE in AA grade; Old Hickory Breakfast Table with 2 matching chairs; 2 Old Hickory Style Chairs; Adirondack style “Twig” Rocker w matching Armchair; A fine Indian Made 4’ 8” Birch Bark Canoe with High Rise Ends; Large OOC Painting of Moose in forest; Mantle Top Canoe Model; Brook Trout on Birch Bark mounted in an early Adirondack style frame; Pair of Brook Trout and Salmon painting on Birch slabs; Early Canoe Paddle with paint decorated blade; early United States Forestry sign and more!  RUGS, QUILTS and TEXTILES:  A fine and graphic pictorial hooked rug “WELCOME to TURKEY HILL”; An 1822 Calais, Maine Sampler; Superb EARLY Hooked Rug with Geometric pattern; Signed BARBARA MERRY Hooked Rug; 2 Superb flat weave Oriental mats; Early Flat Weave Carpet; Oriental Rugs; Woven Oriental Salt Bag; and more!! AMERICAN CLOCKS:  A fine SETH THOMAS PILLAR and SCROLL Clock; Petite Paint Decorated Silas Hoadley Grandfather Clock; and more!! ITEMS of SPECIAL INTEREST: A wonderful pair of early ice skates made from early logging boots; Superb hanging Victorian Slag Glass Lamp; Framed Squire’s Pig Advertising Sign; Cast Iron Mechanical Bank “Teddy and the Bear”; Early Wm. Greenleaf - Littleton, NH Caliper Log Scale with Wheel; Early Tin Toy Boat - “Live Steam”; Cast Iron Toy Fire Engine and rider; 1854 H.F. WALLING Wall Map of OXFORD COUNTY, ME; Cast Iron Frog Advertising Doorstop; Superb Hand Painted Victorian Cottage Mirror; Wooden Advertising Thermometer-Clark’s Candy Bars; Large DAN PATCH colored lithograph and more!

For Additional Information Please Call 207-362-6045. Day of Sale Only 207-582-3223. 15% 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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