Kaja Veilleux • Phone 207-354-8141 • Fax 207-354-9523
www.thomastonauction.com

2013 Fall Feature Auction
of Fine Art, Antiques & Antiquities

OVER 1000 LOTS
TO BE SOLD IN TWO SESSIONS

Saturday, November 9, 2013—11:00 AM

Sunday, November 10, 2013—11:00 AM

Preview
9 AM—5 PM, Monday, November 4th, thru Friday, November 8th,
and 9-11 AM on Auction Days

HIGHLIGHTS

  • 39 Lots of Brother Thomas Pottery
  • 2 Drawings by Frederic Remington
  • Over 180 Lots of Important Fine Art & Sculpture
  • 78 Lots of Native American Artifacts
  • 180 Lots of Formal & Country American and European Furniture
  • Over 65 lots of Early Chinese and Japanese items
  • 43 Lots of Early Firearms and Military Items
  • Over 50 Lots of Estate Jewelry
  • Important Painting by Albert Bierstadt
  • Artwork by Edgar Payne, Eastman Johnson & Marguerite Zorach
  • Over 40 Lots of Important Historical Ephemera
  • 18 Early Hooked Rugs
  • Plus, Folk Art, Nautical, Music Boxes, Watches, Musical Instruments
  • and much more

New comfortable seating and delicious catering await you in our auction hall. Please call ahead (1-207-354-8141) to ensure a reserved seat. If you are unable to attend, it would be our pleasure to take your bid by phone, absentee or internet via ArtFact.com. Review our website at www.thomastonauction.com for a complete virtual catalog. Buyer’s Premium is still just 15%. I invite you to call our courteous and knowledgeable staff if you have any questions.

Kaja & the Auction Staff

Some of the items to be offered:

Lot 85 - 19th c. Folk Art Panorama of a Whaling Scene on pine panel, possibly an overmantel, initialed ‘EMK’. 21" x 75". est. $1000 - $1500

Lot 125 - Solid Tiger Maple Four-Drawer Desk, circa 1770, with oxbow front. Made for John Mulbury Milliken (born 1739 - ) of Scarborough, Maine. est. $3500 - $4500

Lot 15 - 6'7" x 6'10" - Pictorial Hooked Rug with Scenes of Maine by Ivy, Houlton, ME, signed lower right, ca. 1940’s. 1 of 15 from this collection. est. $10,000 - $15,000

Lot 206 - “A Running Bucker” Ink Drawing by Frederic Remington (NY/KS, 1861-1909), signed lr and marked with an 1895 copyright for Davis & Sanford. SS: 27½" x 21½". One of two being offered. est. $20,000 - $30,000

Lot 5 - Country Sheraton Mixed Hardwood Bedside Stand in original black paint with gold theorem & stencil work. est. $2000 - $3000

Lot 6 - Tramp Art Three-Window Frame, circa 1900, mahogany, with leaf carved mats to hold cabinet photos. 31" x 19" x 3½". 1 of 5 lots of Tramp Art being offered. est. $300 - $450

Lot 25 - Maine-Made Two-Drawer Blanket Chest in pumpkin pine, with single plank top and sides, early 19th c, original brasses. est. $800 - $1200

Lot 31 - 19th c. Painted Turned Wood Barber Pole from Portland, Maine, with one gold and one silver finial. In the original paint. 48" tall. est. $700 - $900

Lot 32 - Early 20th c. Hooked Rug, 7'9" X 8'8", with nine rows of 'cruciform' style flowers, set on a multi-colored floral and blossoming vine field. 1 of 29 being offered. est. $2000 - $3000

Lot 40 - 18th c. Maine Pine Cupboard with two double-paneled doors over 4-shelf unfinished interior, molded cornice & bracket base, 71" x 47½" x 17½". est. $1800 - $2400

Lot 50 - Maine Country Red Painted Pine Cupboard, with molded cornice, 3-shelf upper cabinet, 2 paneled cabinet doors below. 87" x 49" x 19". est. $1800 - $2400

Lot 65 - 18th c. Three-part Chippendale Mahogany Secretary/Desk, Boston, MA origin. 99½" high, 42" x 24". est. $25,000 - $35,000

Lot 81 - Wingate Walnut Tall-Case Clock with painted face, marked “Frederick Wingate, Augusta, No. 204,” 8-day time & strike movement, weight driven, original brass finials. Est. $10,000 - $15,000

Lot 82 - Portrait of the Ship Monhegan by SFM Badger, four masted black hull ship with colors flying, on a calm sea, OS: 29" x 43", SS: 21" x 35½". est. $8000 - $10,000

Lot 92 - 19th c. Clockwork Pond Model of the USM (US Mail SS Co) Adriatic, a two-wheeler, used as a Civil War troop transport. 29" long. est. $3000 - $4000

Lot 95 - Fine Brass Fitted Camphorwood Campaign Chest, 2nd quarter 19th c., descended in the family of Allyn Forbes, Cambridge, Mass. est. $5000 - $8000

Lot 100 - "A Break in the Storm" by Albert Bierstadt (NY/CA/MA, 1830-1906), initialed lower left, vintage deep cove gilt gesso frame. SS: 11¾" x 17¾". est. $70,000 - $90,000

Lot 103 - (36) 18th c. Fitzhugh Pattern in red-orange with gilt edge, (15) deep, 10¼" dia., (21) shallow, 9½" dia. est. $1500 - $1800

Lot 105 - Diminutive Hepplewhite Server in mahogany & bird's-eye maple, stepped front with cyma curved ends, 41½" x 53" x 26". est. $5000 - $8000

Lot 110 - North Shore Hepplewhite Bowfront Mahogany Chest having exotic burled centers surrounded by curly maple banding, ivory diamond escutcheons. est. $5000 - $8000

Lot 113 - “Guarding the Day's Bag” by John Morris (British, active 1865-1924), signed ll. SS: 27½" x 35½", OS: 42" x 50". est. $15,000 - $20,000

Lot 128 - “Blackhead, Monhegan” by Harrison Bird Brown (CA/ME/UK, 1831-1915), indistinct signature lower left. Victorian gilt gesso frame. Private collection, Cape Cod, MA. SS: 19½" x 34½". est. $8000 - $12000

Lot 139 - “Sketch of a Woman in a Room” by Eastman Johnson (MA/ME, 1824-1906), unsigned, in vintage frame, circa 1890. Provenance: Knoedler Gallery, NYC. 20½" x 14½" est. $12,000 - $18,000

Lot 140 - Maine Chippendale Birch Case Chest with four rampant maple drawers, ebony & boxwood inlaid edges, original oval brass pulls. est. $3000 - $5000

Lot 160 - Rhode Island Chippendale Maple & Figured Maple Semi-Tall Chest with dovetailed case, molded top, orig. brasses, molded bracket base. est. $3000 - $5000

Lot 162 - Maine Federal Period Satin Birch Stand with coffin shaped top, mahogany banding and conforming center panel. est. $1000 - $1500

Lot 164 - Lot of (10) Antique Carved and Painted Working Decoys. 36 Decoys being offered in this auction est. $800 - $1200

Lot 180 - (4) 16th c. Elizabethan Oak Court Chairs in modern upholstery, shaped legs, high front stretcher and low H-stretcher. est. $2000 - $3000

Lot 198 - 18th c. Silk Embroidery. Twin Sisters Elizabeth & Royle flanking suitor at window, date of 1746 was burnt into backing cloth. SS: 15" x 19". est. $600 - $800

Lot 203 - Two-Sided Circa 1910 Native-made Bag, Grenfell Industries, Labrador, with braided handle. 10" x 12". est. $800 - $1200

Lot 210 - “Canyon de Chelly” by Edgar Alwin Payne (CA, 1883-1947), signed lower left, signed & titled verso, Marked 'Mine/EBS' (Evelyn Board Simms), original owner, SS: 9½" x 11½". est. $20,000 - $30,000

Lot 211 - Navajo Pictorial Rug by Juanita Tsosie, Rough Rock area, mounted with batten and roller for wall hanging. 60" x 101". Part of the 78 lot Native American section. est. $2000 - $3000

Lot 216 - Relics of Pre-Dorset Inuit Culture brought back by Arctic explorer Jack T. Crowell (1898-1986). 1 of 5 Lots of Inuit items being offered. est. $1500 - $2000

Lot 244 - Central Anatolia Konya Prayer Rug, late 19th c., empty red field with blue/green spandrels. 3'5" x 5'4" est. $1000 - $1500

Lot 251 - 18th c. Italian copy of a Francesco Goffriller Cello, with label that reads "Francesco Goffriller, Fech Venezia 1700". Goffriller (1692-1750), 30" body. 2 Cellos & 2 Violins and 10 Bows being offered. est. $4000 - $6000

Lot 316 - “Whaler Underway in High Seas” by Clement Nye Swift (MA, 1846-1913), unsigned, circa 1870’s, SS: 23½" x 31½". est. $2500 - $3500

Lot 330 - Diminutive Chippendale Maple Desk, fan carved drawer, secret compartments, brass batwing pulls, w/chair. est. $1500 - $2500

Lot 337 - American Chippendale Walnut Dowry Chest, circa 1780, with molded top, original lock & hinges, 13½" x 30½" x 12¼". est. $800 - $1200

Lot 560 - (19) Schoenhut Circus articulated toys, circa 1920, inc: zebra, camel, bison, lg. and sm. circus horses, rhino, bear, more. 4" to 8". est. $2000 - $3000

Lot 611 - “Moonrise” by Marguerite Thompson Zorach (NY/ME, 1887-1968), signed lr, titled and dated circa 1950, Kraushaar Galleries NYC label verso. SS: 13½" x 15½". est. $15,000 - $20,000

Lot 761 – Ca. 1825 Riley “Gracefield, Queens County” Staffordshire set of four Covered Serving Dishes in blue transfer, with small Riley covered tureen at center, 26" x 21" oa. 10 lots of Staffordshire being offered. est. $1000 - $1500

Lot 875 - Firsthand Civil War account. 19 pages detailing the attack on Washington, DC, by Early & Breckenridge the week of July 10th, 1864, by Henry H. Atwater, telegraphist at the Navy Yard, sent to Fort Reno. 1 of 42 lots of important ephemera. est. $5000 - $7000

Lot 887 - Dated 1775 Powder horn owned by Cornelius Feley (important Farmington Valley, CT, family), depicting New England Towns. 10" long. 1 of 5 powder horns in auction. est. $5000 - $7000

Also...

  • ANTIQUE TYPEWRITER GROUP- Collection of seven antique typewriters incl. Franklin No. 7, Blikensderfer No. 5, and the Hammond 'Closed' Multiplex

  • Brother Thomas Group- 41 Pc. Collection of Brother Thomas Pottery incl. important Canteen Form and Meiping form Vases

 

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Comfortable seats, which we’d be happy to reserve for you. Sale will be deliciously catered. Please call Melissa Thissell for any additional information at 207-354-8141, or email auction@kajav.com.