Wonderful Maine Estate Auction
Monday, April 24, 2007, 4:00pm
(preview 10am-4pm day of auction)
Rockland Elks Lodge
210 Rankin St.
We have been commissioned to sell at public auction the contents of several local estates from the Camden, Rockport and Islesboro including selected Americana and silver from the Estate of Lurelle Cheverie Zwart of Camden. Highlights include 2 sterling silver trays by Georg Jensen; 18k and diamond songbird brooch encrusted with rough-cut diamonds, ruby necklace, hinged wings, 5" long; Early American 2 door cupboard with matchstick moldings in untouched condition and original red paint; large watercolor-gouache by Howard Chandler Christy, 1872-1952; several pieces of important Buccellati sterling silver; rare Paul McCobb travertine top credenza sideboard with accordion doors; watercolor of a ballerina by Louis Kronberg, 1872-1965; folk art hooked rugs; rare country store spool cabinet with mirrored sides; plus a rare attic find of 1960’s Superheros comic books over 175 in all, in remarkable, unused condition, to be sold in 7 lots; several good nautical whalebone sailor-made canes and sailor-made items such as shell boxes, frames, and a shell covered chest of drawers; many other fresh items to be sold in this fast-paced 300-lot auction of fresh to market antiques and collectables!! Feel free to call or email any questions or concerns. Remember, we gladly take absentee and phone bidding. Don’t miss this one! See you there. Bruce
Howard Chandler Christy, 1872-1952, watercolor, 30 x 30 in.
Georg Jensen blossom design serving trays, 9 x 12 in., 18.8 t. oz. each
Buccellati sterling silver goblets, 6.25 in. tall, 49.8 t. oz.
Buccellati sterling silver water pitcher, 6.75 in. tall, 28.5 t. oz.
18k diamond brooch with rough-cut diamonds, rubies, and pearl, 36 dwt.
Buccellati large sterling silver bucket, 9 in. dia. top, 55.5 t. oz.
Wonderful early cupboard in original red paint and matchstick molding
Rare Paul McCobb travertine top credenza, 71 in., on brass feet
Scarce Belding Brothers large spool cabinet
Sailor-made whalebone walking sticks
Early spider-leg candle stand, great turning
Superhero comics, attic find (most in like new condition)
Over 170 comics, not graded but wonderful condition
To be sold in 7 lots by subject
Rare comic book find
(2) letters from Pinkerton detective, 1887, signed (great content)
Robert Pinkerton and George Banks signed letter
Fine carved 19th-century Continental curule
Watercolor by Louis Kronberg, 1872-1965, 20 x 24 in.
Robert Indiana, b. 1928, signed and numbered print
Great rosewood carved firescreen
Folk art shell covered chest
Early cellerette with gold decorated blown bottles
BRUCE GAMAGE JR.
467 MAIN ST., ROCKLAND, ME 04841
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