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Timothy J. Gould, Licensed Maine Auctioneer 
 
FRESH to MARKET
ANTIQUE AUCTIONS
 

PAGE 2 - MORE ITEMS to be featured in our ANNUAL FALL AUCTION of MARKET FRESH ANTIQUES to be held at the GARDINER, MAINE SPORTSMAN'S CLUB on SATURDAY NOVEMBER 19TH, 2011 commencing at NOON. A full day PREVIEW will be held Friday November 18 from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. and also the morning of sale day.  PLEASE STAY TUNED for FREQUENT UPDATES of MARKET FRESH ADDITIONS as things are ARRIVING DAILY!!

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A FINE SELECTION of New England GAME BOARDS

Quarter size decorative merganser by WILLIE ROSS of Chebeague Island, Maine (1878-1951). Ross's name (likely not his "mark") is penciled on the underside (see pics) of the carving. 10' long  x  3 3/4' tall  x  3 ' deep.

   
       
     

Watch out 'cause here come the "NUTHEADS"!! Originally found in Wisconsin, this entertaining army of "screwy" characters bolted for Maine and is nothing to metal with!

The collection is 65 pieces strong and has some amazingly innovative forms. Largest measures 7 1/4' tall x 16 1/4' wide  and the smallest measures 1 7/8' tall x 5'. To be sold as a collection!

                 

                  

                       

A bold Northwest Indian carved and painted table top Totem Pole Measures 25' tall x 5 1/4'.

A superb Fisherman's Attic watercolor by the listed Marblehead, Massachusetts artist H. Boylston Dummer (American 1878-1945). Signed lower right "H. Boylston Dummer II  -   Marblehead". Measures 15 1/8' x 21 1/8' (overall) 13 5/8' x 19 5/8' (sight). Original frame.

       

 

     

A fine example of an American Ivory Gripped post Revolutionary War "Eagle Head" Artillery Sword and scabbard.  Overall 39 ' long. Untouched, original condition.

 

     

           

ANTONI PIOTROWSKI (Bulgarian 1853-1924). This signed and dated 1876 work by this "well listed" European artist was recently discovered in a Lakes Region, NH home. OOC in later frame. Overall measures 7 ' x 13 1/4' and (sight) 5 1/4' x 11'.

A Fine Selection of Untouched and Estate Fresh Silhouettes

Lot # 66: An unusual and historically important Painted Silhouette of Mercy E. Hussey (1783-1846) of Amesbury, Massachusetts, who was the beloved Aunt of the noted American poet JOHN GREENLEAF WHITTIER. Titled on its front "Aunt Mercy of Snowbound" and signed with the monogram "GBS" near the sitters neckline, a handwritten ID and provenance on its back states that the silhouette came "from Whittier's home in Amesbury 1921" Original frame  5' x 4 1/8'  ca. 1825. Of his never married and elderly "Aunt Mercy",

J.G. Whittier wrote:

 "Through years of toil, soil and care,

From glossy trees to thin gray hair,

All unprofaned she held apart

The virgin fancies of her heart"

        

           

Lot # 56: A RARE family of 3 Hollow Cut Silhouettes to include (A) Double Framed Silhouettes of Children in original Tiger Maple Frame - 6 1/8' x 9 ' & (B) Single Silhouette of their MOTHER in its original matching Tiger Maple Frame - 6' x 4 3/4'. Attributed to the Peale family of silhouette cutters ca. 1825

       

         

Lot # 11: A SUPERB pair of dated and identified 1829 Hollow Cut Silhouettes in their original frames. Identified and dated in pencil, verso, the sitters are Joseph & Clara Philbrick of Seabrook, NH . Each measures 5 7/8' tall x 5 1/8' wide (OVERALL). By the hand of an early and talented yet unknown cutter.

A charming and diminutive carved New England architectural over - entrance fan. Measures 32" wide and 17  3/8" at its tallest. Late 19th century paint.

       
      RARE & EARLY
AUGUSTA, MAINE MADE SHOTGUN
   
Found recently in a central Maine home, this rare double barrel percussion 12 gauge shotgun was made by the early Augusta, Maine master gunsmith Larkin M. Leland (b.1811- d.1894). In his detailed and extensive research DWIGHT B. DeMERRIT  Jr. in his iconic book MAINE MADE GUNS and THEIR MAKERS , Mr. DeMerritt notes that Larkin M. Leland once "dominated the gun making business in Maine" and was actively producing guns in Augusta from 1836 to 1872. The side plate of the shotgun is stamped "L. M. LELAND.  AUGUSTA  ME" Excellent original condition throughout. Measures 46  1/2" overall.

           

       

       

A large and impressive PAIR of interior Fraternal Lodge signs from the MAYFLOWER CIRCLE and ANCIENT ORDER of FORESTERS of GLOVERSVILLE, NY in the ADIRONDACKS! In a classic "Gothic Arched" form and having dental molded inner arched columns, the signs are titled in gold leaf and highlighted with exquisite white lettering and details. Each of the signs measure 73  3/4' tall x 41 3/4' wide. Superb and original condition throughout.

                     

           

           

           

                 
 A pleasingly proportioned New Hampshire pine jelly cupboard. Its single raised panel door being of unusual construction of breadboard ends at the top and bottom of the single board mid section. The entire mid-section of its door (between its breadboard ends) is actually a SINGLE BOARD. The panel is raised from the single board as opposed to its raised panel having been chamfered and fit into the sides of the door frame. An interesting and successful execution of early cabinetry! Square nailed construction throughout. 78 1/8' tall x 35 1/8' wide x 17 1/8' deep!

     

 A FRESH UNTOUCHED "BARN FIND" from PITTSFIELD, MAINE!

Recently discovered in the barn of an early Pittsfield, Maine home is this group of 32 pieces of EARLY AMERICAN blown and pattern molded glass, The "untouched" and "as found" lot includes 18th and early 19th century pieces made at such locations as Sandwich, Pitkin and the Stiegel Glass Works of New York. Highlights include several early blown Sandwich Glass Co. "Toilet Bottles" including (some in color); A cobalt blue New England Glass Co. cologne bottle; An 18th century "Knopped Stem" wine glass; A Superb 18th century Clear Glass STIEGEL Master Salt; Early "Lacey" Sandwich Glass pieces and unusual EARLY patent molded and cut glass pieces along with a collection of over 30 EARLY clear glass stoppers. TO BE SOLD as they were found..........as a LOT!

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