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Most Important 52nd Annual Labor Day Auction

Featuring fine art, exceptional jewelry, nautical, folk art, American and European 18th and 19th C. antiques, Asian, carousel horses, very fine collection antique Oriental rugs, auto and more

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WHEN: Monday, September 2 from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
(PREVIEW: Sunday 12-5pm and 8:30 morning of the sale)

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Lot 1 
Oil on board, George Washington with horse, signed and dated on reverse J.O.C. Boston, 1834, 8" x 6", after Gilbert Stuart's 1806 painting "Washington at Dorchester Heights"
(Estimate: $400-600 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 2 
Small oil on canvas, the paddle wheeler "Rose", with American flag, 4.25" x 9.25"
(Estimate: $400-600 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 3 
Federal inlaid cherry one drawer stand, with banded and other inlays, ca.1800, 17"W. x 17"L. x 26.5"H.
(Estimate: $300-500 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 4 
Three pieces of 19th C. scrimshaw; tortoiseshell inlaid pie crimper, 7"L., whale bone carved with whale motifs and signed Suna 1860, 16"L., with a match safe, 1.75"L., with ship and basket of flowers decoration
(Estimate: $800-1200 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 5 
Three 18th C. Queen Anne mahogany side chairs with stretcher base and maroon leather upholstery, likely RI, 17" seat height, 38.5" overall
(Estimate: $600-900 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 6 
Two wooden fruit form tea caddys, pear and apple, one with lock, 4",6"H.
(Estimate: $300-500 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 7 
19th C. British sailor's wooley, or embroidered ship picture, steamship paddle wheeler, with pearls, 23.5" x 32.5"
(Estimate: $600-900 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 7R 
19th C. Oriental scatter rug, 4'8" x 6'10"
(Estimate: $800-1200 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 8 
18th C. bannister back armchair in black paint with heart and crown motif, double stretcher and splint seat, 17"H. seat height, 47" overall, Prov. The estate of Roland Barnard
(Estimate: $800-1200 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 9 
19th C. watercolor, primitive view of Mount Vernon, 14" x 20" sight; Roland Barnard provenance
(Estimate: $400-600 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 10 
19th C. PA Deacon's bench, early paint decorated in green, with single plank seat, 76"L. x 21"W. x 36"H.
(Estimate: $600-900 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 11 
Fine Sailors valentine, "Ever Thine", 9" x 9"
(Estimate: $1000-1500 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 12 
Good Sailors valentine, heart and star motif, 8" x 8"
(Estimate: $1000-1500 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 13 
Two early crewel works on silk, “Tippo Sabis’ Two Sons Delivered up to Lord Cornwallis” and “Return of Tippo Sabis’ Two Sons to Their Mother”, 13” x 11.5”
(Estimate: $600-900 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 14 
19th C. miniature watercolor portrait of a gentleman seated in chair, by James Sanford Ellsworth, 4" x 3"
(Estimate: $1000-1500 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 15 
Good 18th C. country saw buck table with breadboard ends, 71.5"L. x 30.5"W. x 30"H.
(Estimate: $800-1200 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 16 
Oil on canvas, the Hudson River steamship paddle-wheeler "Mary Powell" by Albert Nemethy, 24" x 36"
(Estimate: $3000-5000 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 17 
Oil on canvas, the steamship paddle-wheeler "Ida" by Albert Nemethy, 24" x 36". A Confederate ship that sailed the Savannah River in Georgia on military duties until she was captured and burned by Union forces in Dec. 1864
(Estimate: $3000-5000 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 17R 
Silk and cotton Oriental scatter rug, 3'6" x 5'
(Estimate: $500-800 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 18 
Oil on canvas, the paddle-wheeler "Wilson G. Hunt" by Albert Nemethy, 12.5" x 18.5"
(Estimate: $1000-2000 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 19 
Two antique ships half hulls; steamship with black paint, hull 28"L.; with a 19th C. Nova Scotia brigantine, 36"L. hull
(Estimate: $600-900 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 20 
Fine Federal tall case clock dial signed Frederick Wingate, Augusta, mahogany with birdseye veneer, and fretwork bonnet, 94"H.
(Estimate: $5000-7000 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 21 
19th C. oil on canvas of Mt. Kearsarge signed B. Champney, (Benjamin Champney) 19.5"W. x 11.75"H.
(Estimate: $3000-5000 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 22 
Two bannister back armchairs in black paint with double tombstone crests and rush seats, 17.5" seat, 46.5" overall; 16.5" seat, 45.5" overall
(Estimate: $800-1200 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 23 
Two small 17th C. English stoneware Bellarmine jugs, 8.5"H., 9"H. (Bellarmine refers to the face impressed into the surface, said to be a caricature of Cardinal Bellarmino, an opponent of Protestantism.)
(Estimate: $800-1200 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 24 
Two 17th C. English stoneware Bellarmine jugs, 10.25"H., 10.75"H.
(Estimate: $800-1200 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 24A 
Large size Bellarmine jug, 17"H.
(Estimate: $600-900 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 25 
18th C. Rhode Island tiger maple Chippendale graduated five drawer chest on bracket base, 36.5"W. x 47.5"H. x 20"D.
(Estimate: $1000-1500 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 26 
Large oil on canvas, cows in stream with bridge, figures, and mountain view, in large ornate gilt frame, signed S.L. Gerry and dated 1857, 35.5"W. x 25.5"H.
(Estimate: $3000-5000 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 27 
Fine North Shore/Boston Federal card table with flame birch inlaid front frieze well formed reeded legs, ca.1810, 36.5"L. x 17.75"D. x 29"H.
(Estimate: $1000-1500 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 27R 
1920’s room size Heriz rug, 7'11" x 10'6"
(Estimate: $1000-1500 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 28 
Fine 19th C. horse and sulky weathervane with gilt surface and zinc head on custom base, 45"L. x 21"H.
(Estimate: $3000-5000 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 29 
Early 20th C. copper bull weathervane with verdigris finish, 25"L. x 20"H.
(Estimate: $1000-1500 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 30 
Queen Anne transitional tiger maple slant lid desk with fitted interior, dovetailed top, four graduated drawers, old brass and on bracket foot base ca. 1760, 35"W. x 41.5"H. x 19"D.
(Estimate: $1000-3000 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 31 
Oil on wood panel, portrait of child in red dress, the youngest child of Sarah Thompson Gardner born Pownal VT, painted by Ralph D. Curtis, ca. 1835-1840, 19" x 16.5" (see article by J.E. Jeninek on Ralph D. Curtis, a 19th C. Skaneateles NY folk painter)
(Estimate: $4000-6000 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 31A 
Oil on wood panel, portrait of Theodore Adolphus Gardner, son of Sarah Gardner of Pownal VT, painted by Ralph D. Curtis, 20" x 17", (see article by J.E. Jeninek on Ralph D. Curtis, a 19th C. Skaneateles NY folk painter)
(Estimate: $3000-5000 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 31B 
Oil on wood panel, portrait of Sarah Thompson Gardner of Pownal VT, painted by Ralph D. Curtis, 26" x 22", ( see article by J.E. Jeninek on Ralph D. Curtis, a 19th C. Skaneateles NY folk painter)
(Estimate: $3000-5000 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 32 
18th C. Worcester porcelain tankard, Kakiemon style, on blue ground, ca.1770, 6"H. x 4"Dia. along with a Worcester plate, 9" Dia.
(Estimate: $300-500 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 33 
Early carved and painted wooden firefighter figure holding a fire nozel with an ax at his side, on base, 70"H.
(Estimate: $1000-1500 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 34 
Oil on canvas, "H.M.S. Duke of Wellington Weighing Anchor, 1854", signed lower left Walter Vernon, 10" x 14", in birdseye maple frame
(Estimate: $1000-1500 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 35 
Chippendale maple oxbow front four drawer chest on ogee bracket feet, ca.1785, 37"W. x 19.5"D. x 32.5"H.
(Estimate: $1000-1500 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 36 
American school 19th C. ships diorama depicting schooner and lighthouse in a whimsical manner, 23.5"H. x 32.5"W.
(Estimate: $500-800 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 37 
Oil on canvas, ship USS Plymouth by James Fulton Pringle, Prov. Peabody Museum, Mass., 16" x 24"
(Estimate: $2000-3000 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 37R 
19th C. Oriental scatter rug, 4'1" x 6'6"
(Estimate: $800-1200 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 38 
Exceptional 17th C. Bible box/desk with attached candle box dated 1688, 30”L x 21”W x 13”H
(Estimate: $1000-1500 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 39 
Two antique theorem paintings on velvet in grain painted frames, 11” x 15.5” and 10” x 14”
(Estimate: $400-600 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 40 
18th C. Chippendale maple graduated six drawer chest on high bracket base, 35.75"W. x 54"H. x 20"D.
(Estimate: $1000-1500 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 41 
Watercolor, shoreline signed Wm Lester Stevens, NA, AWS, 14" x 17"
(Estimate: $500-1000 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 42 
Paul Sample watercolor, Dartmouth College scene with figures, Collis Center, signed and dated '43 lower right, 10” x 14” sight
(Estimate: $4000-6000 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 42A 
Paul Sample watercolor, Dartmouth College scene, couple in front of Baker Library, signed and dated '44 lower left, 11.5” x 15.52” sight
(Estimate: $4000-6000 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 42B 
Paul Sample watercolor, Dartmouth college scene, two officers in front of Dartmouth Hall, signed and dated '42 lower left, 9” x 12”
(Estimate: $3000-5000 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 43 
18th C. MA Chippendale mahogany tilt top tea table with leaf carved knees and claw and ball feet, old finish, 31.5"W. x 28"H.
(Estimate: $1000-1500 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 44 
Oil on canvas, still life with fruit by E. Peeters, 20" x 30"
(Estimate: $500-1000 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 45 
Fine early 19th C. rosewood Anglo-Indian sofa with carvings, caned seat and back with cushions, 83"L. x 26"D. x 35"H.
(Estimate: $1000-1500 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 46 
Anglo-Indian rosewood one drawer side table with bone and other inlays, ca.1830-1840, 29"L. x 17"W. x 29"H.
(Estimate: $500-800 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 47R 
Roomsize 19th C. Serape, 10'4" x 15'
(Estimate: $5000-7000 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 47 
New England inlaid card table with waterleaf decoration and sectional fluted legs, cherry top, front in mahogany with birch panel, ca. 1815, 37.5”L x 18”W x 30”H
(Estimate: $600-900 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 48 
Paul Sample watercolor, Vermont landscape with farm, signed Paul Sample, 8" x 11"
(Estimate: $600-900 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 49 
Oil on canvas, portrait of a seated young woman with book, ca.1800, attributed to Ralph Earl, 31" x 25", in birdseye maple frame
(Estimate: $1000-1500 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 50 
18th C. Queen Anne maple New Hampshire school highboy with well scrolled apron and NH lobed fan carving, 83.5"H. x 38"W. x 19"D
(Estimate: $3000-5000 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 51 
Seymour school mahogany dresser mirror, 21"W. x 24"H.
(Estimate: $400-600 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 52 
Mountain goat copper weathervane Lake George N.Y., 27”H.
(Estimate: $300-500 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 53 
Four early brass candle sticks: pair of Queen Anne examples, early pricket and Dutch 10"H., with others 8" - 9"H.
(Estimate: $400-600 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 54 
18th C. oil on board, portrait of a man seated in a green painted Windsor chair, 22" x 16"
(Estimate: $1000-1500 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 55 
Inlaid mahogany Hepplewhite four drawer chest on French feet, ca. 1800, 36"W. x 17.5"D. x 36"H.
(Estimate: $600-900 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 56 
Nautical oil on canvas signed W.E. Norton 1862, the ship "Mermaid", 12" x 18"
(Estimate: $400-600 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 57R 
A historic woven scatter rug commemorating the 1936 Summer Olympics held in Berlin Germany, with Olympic rings, athletes and swastika, 3'1" x 5'
(Estimate: $600-900 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 57 
19th C. NH mahogany, maple and birdseye maple one drawer stand with carved legs
(Estimate: $200-400 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 58 
Intricate large scale ship model in custom case, of the American frigate ship USS Constitution made by the Paul Anderson, 39"L. x 14"W. x 40"H.
(Estimate: $400-600 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 59 
N. Currier lithograph, "Clipper Ship Dreadnought Off Tuskar Light", 20" x 27" in ripple cut frame
(Estimate: $400-600 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 60 
Choice Chippendale cherry NE seven-drawer tall chest, with good graduation on original base, original brass, old finish, 60.5"H. x 35.75"W.
(Estimate: $2000-3000 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 61 
Bronze sculpture signed P.J. Mene, jockey and racehorse, 11"W. x 11"H.
(Estimate: $800-1200 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 62 
Federal one drawer bird's eye maple one drawer wash stand in old color, ca. 1810, 39"H. x 17"L. x 17"W.
(Estimate: $400-600 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 63 
Bronze sculpture signed P.J. Mene, Arab stallion, 14" x 11"H.
(Estimate: $1000-1500 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 64 
Early 20th C. Bellamy style carved eagle, 45"L.
(Estimate: $400-600 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 65 
Two-part Federal corner cupboard with twelve light glass door top, ca. 1820, 88"H. x 39"W. x 20"D.
(Estimate: $800-1200 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 66 
New Hampshire mirror clock with reverse painted decoration, 30" x 14"
(Estimate: $500-800 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 67R 
19th C. room size Oriental Farahan Sarouk, 8'11" x 12'
(Estimate: $2000-3000 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 67 
Primitive oil on canvas, NH Landscape, attributed to John Sherburne Blunt, 24” x 36”
(Estimate: $800-1200 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 68 
Early 18th C. bible box in old blue grey paint and early iron hardware
(Estimate: $600-900 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 69 
Early 19th C. folk portrait of a child in red dress, canvas laid on board, 30" x 25"
(Estimate: $1000-1500 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 70 
Chippendale maple four drawer chest on bracket base with good overhang, ca. 1780, 35"W. x 18"D. x 32"H.
(Estimate: $800-1200 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 71 
19th C. American school primitive oil on canvas/masonite, mill scene with horse and rider and cows, attrib. To Alfred Hart, NE artist 29" x 35"
(Estimate: $800-1200 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 72 
Carved wooden carousel horse, by The Philadelphia Toboggan Co., ca.1917 carved by John Zalar. Provenance: This Jumper was a Marine Pier Horse #41 in Wildwood N.J., only 1 of 4 produced, size (horse only) 40"H. x 51"L.
(Estimate: $3000-5000 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 73 
Carousel horse, by Charles Carmel, 2nd Row Stander, ca.1905-1915, 52"H. x 55"L.
(Estimate: $2000-4000 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 74 
Good shell-work in shadow box, 17" x 14.5"
(Estimate: $300-500 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 75 
Federal CT cherry four drawer chest with inlay on French feet, ca. 1800-1810, 38.25"W. x 34"H. x 19.5"D.
(Estimate: $600-900 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 76 
Fine Queen Anne CT cherry lowboy with fan carved center drawer on cabriole legs, ca.1760, 31"H. x 30" case width
(Estimate: $1000-1500 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 77 
Carousel horse, by E. Joy Morris, Prancer, 40"H. x 47"L.
(Estimate: $2000-3000 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 77R 
19th C. Oriental scatter rug/runner 3'7" x 8'
(Estimate: $1000-1500 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 78 
Carousel horse, by Allan Herschell, Jumper ca.1920, 53"L. x 40"H.
(Estimate: $1000-3000 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 79 
Seth Thomas ships clock, with a 10"H. sailor made watch hutch, two pieces
(Estimate: $300-500 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 80 
Hepplewhite cherry tall chest on French feet with arrangement of nine drawers, ca. 1800, 38"W. x 20"D. x 61.5"H.
(Estimate: $1000-1500 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 81 
19th C. primitive oil on canvas, "Valley of the Rio Virgen, Southern Utah" initialed A.L. 1877 lower right, signed Alfred Lambourne on reverse, 22" x 35"
(Estimate: $500-800 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 82 
Federal mahogany two drawer drop leaf sofa table with brass ormolu, workshop of Thomas Nisbet, New Brunswick Canada, ca.1825-1830, 38" x 27"W. x 29"H.
(Estimate: $1000-1500 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 83 
Fine Federal inlaid mahogany reeded leg sofa, with flame birch panels, ca. 1810, 77"L.
(Estimate: $500-1000 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 84 
Four pieces of Moser, three large wines, air twist stem example 10"H., powder blue gadrooning 10", and cranberry gadrooning 9"H., along with seven assorted colored Bohemian goblets, 7.5" to 8"H. and a small perfume 7"H. (15,16, 26)
(Estimate: $300-500 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 85 
18th C. Chippendale cherry oxbow chest on ogee feet, ca.1785, 41"W. x 20"D. x 42"H.
(Estimate: $1000-1500 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 86 
19th C. oil on canvas, view of the White Mountains with Saco River in foreground initialed T.S.W., 16" x 34"
(Estimate: $2000-4000 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
Lot 87R 
Pair of Oriental Kashan scatter rugs with center medallion, 4'5" x 6'4" and 4'3" x 6'6"
(Estimate: $1000-1500 This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
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