A Great Americana Auction
Sunday, July 28, 2019 at 1:00P.M.
36 Water Street
1-800-474-2507 or (207)582-1455
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Farrins Country Auctions is pleased to have been chosen to auction a wonderful private collection of early Americana at unreserved public auction.
A wonderful early pair of William Matthew Prior paintings of a young lady and a young gentleman in decorated frames, great early 2 door over 2 drawer paint decorated cupboard with carved wooden tassels in a wonderful mocha and vinegar paint decoration, very unusual bonnet chest with mirror covered with sea shells very folky, early 4 drawer Hepplewhite cherry dresser, early braided and hooked floral rug dated 1893, neat paper Mache figural of women’s head with a pin cushion and a bank, sitting cast iron cat door stop, cast iron bull dog doorstop, great dove tailed sea chest with beckets and ditty box in a great dry blue paint, red and black painted blanket box, early dove tailed document box in yellow and mocha swirl paint decoration, early dome top box in red and black paint decoration with yellow pin stripping, early 3 drawer over 2 large door server with turned legs and back splash in red and black paint decoration, nice oblong hooked rug with large center floral design with other flowers, early State of Maine step down dressing table with turned legs and red and black decoration with yellow pin striping, large round pantry box in green paint with wrapped fingers, large round pantry box in blue paint signed REUBEN HYDE WINCHENDON, bailed handle pantry box in a light mocha paint, 2 cased ship shadow boxes with tug boats and painted back grounds, early portrait of a young gentleman setting in a red chair, early rooked hooked in the form of a Oriental rug dated 1895, early red and black decorated document box with a gold stenciled warrior on horse stenciled on front of box, wonderful red and black decorated document box with yellow and gold striping and floral decoration, black and white decorated document box, nice small sea chest in great blue paint, small dome top box with bracket base in a old grungy red brown paint, birch bark frames, 1909 beaded math safe, wooden carved crow decoy, wonderful carved and painted robin on a seashell and wooden pyramid, early slide candle box in green paint, framed early embroidery of flowers, wonderful carved painted bird done by R.W. Schaup of New Hampshire, great early wooden painted hanging flower, 2 wonderful small early swing handle Nantucket baskets, round hinged tin top painted toleware box, painted paper Mache match holder, great colorful needlepoint type therom, dome top red and black in the form of weeping trees painted box, watercolor of masted sailing ship with American flag and people on deck the ship SAMARITAN sailed by Captain J, Small entering the port Malle in 1856, early oval covered and decorated birch bark box, nice birch bark decorated creel with floral decorated sighed Le Huron Maxgross Leuis, wonderful small porcupine painted quill coved box dated 1842, 4 small sea shell boxes, small round quill box with nice decoration, large bone letter opener dated 1841 and signed BARK ELLA, great bone cribbage board in the form of a Walrus with engravings of fish-seals-dolphins, Inuit carving of a Eskimo in a kayak with his game, carved tusk entitled The Bark Cavalier of New Bedford, small lemon gold frame, white and black early hat box, 3 small bitch bark canoes, heart shaped quill decorated birch frame, yellow painted bucket, 2 gallon A.B. Wheeler floral decorated crock with lid, early ovoid jug with great deep blue slip decoration, early ovoid crock with number 3 and floral blue decoration, great tiger maple boot jack end blanket box with very strong decoration, wonderful early tapered leg tiger maple swing leg drop leaf table, early table top tin candle holder, great carved wooden eagle on ball with full wing span in great gold paint, early oil on canvas of sailing ships near bluffs with crashing waves signed Byron, early pencil drawings of sailing ship of Yacht Robert drawn by Edward Wright dated 1878, early portrait of a women wearing a white bonnet done on a wood panel, nice tramp art doll’s dresser, neat wooden and pebble barn yard in green pint with animals, tramp art frame with a picture of and Indian, grouping of 5 carved and painted small birds on stands, oval pantry box in green paint, wild red and black decorated document box, early blanket box with red and black decoration with green pin striping, pair of very folky carved wooden birds in great paint decoration, wonderful carved wooden snow owl mounted on a piece of driftwood, great folky carved wooden basset hound dog with painted body and long tail with his nose to the ground, small oil on board of of ships and people in a lemon gold frame, yellow paper mache kitten, fingered boxes, painted small dingy boat model, Jazz Bo Jim painted toy, mortar and pestle in blue paint, early blanket chest in red and black swirl paint with a nice cut out base, early Shaker style one drawer stand in old dry green green paint, early paint decorated one drawer stand with a unusual tripod base, small early little oxen cart in great mustard paint with wooden wheels and star stenciling, great early archetictial fan in great old green paint, early Chippendale side chair with heart cutout in the splat, neat early brass drum with red painted bands and matching wooden drum stick holder with sticks, paint decorated frame with photo of Indians, early paint decorated frame with photo of tee pee and Indians, wonderful early full bodied eagle weathervane in a gold guild patina, neat folky hooked rug of a chicken with 6 of her chicks with a geometric border, early tin painted fire shield from Massachusetts with a great painted surface, nice early painted shorebird from the Bill Mackey collection, small red and black decorated document box with the letters H.M. in gold on top and little turned feet from the Hazel Marcus estate auction, primitive water color done on paper of old farmhouse with animals and people from New Gloucester Maine 1885, large early bee hive turn bowl in great red paint with early make do repair, nice sea shell shaped frame, pair of early porcelain folky monkey looking painted vases, framed bleeding heart water color, neat painted small wooden owl mounted on branch, great early small dome top box in blue paint with painted white stars on top from and sides of box with white borders and red and white banner purchased from Rodney Paine, early tin spiral, original keel piece from WILBUR A. MORSE BUILDER signed from Friendship Maine, early painted game board, early silhouette of a sailor on shore with ocean and ship in back ground done in a water color format in a gold frame signed Richard Anson Brine –Midshipman-1849, lot of w early silhouettes, early painting on board of an ocean liner full speed ahead with American flag, early water color of fruits in a basket in nice colors in a lemon gold frame, water color of Indian on a prancing horse with winning ribbons from American Indian shows in the 70’s, neat blue painted tray with yellow and black star decoration with several key hooks, great early red white and blue painted wooden barber pole, nice oil on canvas of fishing ships with men in front of a villa signed Lohird Bere, water color of lions pulling the lady in the cart done in the manner of Eunice Phinney from the estate of Isabelle Atwood.early shaped sand paper sign HERTZBERG BROTHERS in yellow gold with original iron hardware, early sand paper half moon sign with gold lettering W.E. &F.H. MCLAIN, great early blue sand paper sign from the historic South Paris, Maine Masonic Lodge sign is blue sand paper with gold letters PARIS LODGE with the Masonic emblem in great gold guild, early portrait of a lady wearing a bonnet and holding a red bible, nice early arithmetical fan in great old paint, wonderful sack back knuckle arm Windsor arm chair belong to DANIEL WEBSTER when he was a lawyer in Fryeburg Maine, great colorful painted skirt for a carnival ride this is a great early decoration piece, large early oil on canvas of ships in a storm very well done signed W.H. PREVEAR 1862, great brown and mocha decorated box, wonderful carved box in old grungy paint with carved eagles and carved leaves in great paint this box belonged to Civil Was solider Charles Ramsdell from Pittston, Maine,
Terms: A 15% buyer's premium will be applied to all sales. There will be 5.5% Maine State Sales Tax applied unless we have a valid resale number on file. All descriptions are subject to error. Cash, credit cards or approved check are acceptable forms of payment.
Preview: Friday, July 26, 2019 at 1:00P.M. To 5:00P.M. Saturday, July 28, 2019 10:00A.M to 4:00P.M.
Directions: From Cony Circle in Augusta, Maine, take Route 9 west for 7 miles to Randolph, Maine. From the Gardiner, Maine bridge, take route 9 east for half a mile. Watch for our sign on your right!
Russell A. Farrin