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Auctioneer G. W. Bell Auctioneer 207-797-9386
Auction Date Jul 23 Auction
Seasons Event and Conference Center
155 Riverside St
Portland, Me
Time 06:00PM
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Gerald W Bell
Portland's Premier Auction Event - Summer 2018
Seasons Event and Conference Center
Ramada Inn Plaza
155 Riverside St
Portland, Me.  04103
Monday, July 23 @ 6PM
Preview:  2PM to 6PM Day of Sale

Auctioneer Note:  We will be conducting our annual summer multi estate auction, Monday July 23 at 6PM at the luxurious Seasons Event and Conference Center.  The sale will consist of items selected from Maine estates over the past several months to include furniture, oriental rugs, paintings, silver and jewelry, clocks, lighting, marine items and a selection of Southwest Indian rugs and accessories.  Over 250 lots!  This will be Portland's premier auction event for the 2018 summer.  Circle the calendar and save the date for this once a year sale.   
FURNITURE: Four Country Fiddle Back Plank Seat Chairs; Mahogany Colonial Revival Slant Front Desk; Eight Mahogany Carved Colonial Revival Chinese Chippendale Dining Room Chairs; Choice Pine Cottage Four Drawer Chest; Important Italian 19th century chest de-accessioned from Ritz Carlton Hotel, New York City in the 1920's; Important Folk Art (Tramp Art) 1860's Hanging Wall Cabinet; Sheraton Mahogany Drop-leaf Two Drawer Work Table; Important Masterpiece Centennial Chippendale Mahogany Corner Cabinet; Unusual Victorian Oak Hanging Wall Cabinet; Rare Victorian Natural Wicker Music Stand; Cherry Hepplewhite Pembroke Table; Pair of Rare Victorian Ship's Swivel Chairs; Choice Chinese Chippendale Mahogany Throne Arm Chair; Four Victorian Oak Carved Dining Chairs; Hepplewhite Mahogany 36" French Bracket Four Drawer Chest; Country Sheraton Pine Dressing Table; Choice Bench Made Chippendale Tiger Maple Highboy; Sheraton Mahogany Reeded Leg Gaming Table; Victorian Marble Top Bedroom Commode; Designer Mid Century Italian Carved Fruitwood Arm Chair; Victorian Tiger Oak Four Shelf China Cabinet; Sheraton Mahogany Rope Twist Leg Decked Dressing Table; Early 18th Century English Oak Library Table; Rare Twisted Mahogany "Hunzinger" Arm Chair; Vintage Three Piece Victorian Marble Top Parlor Furniture; Unusual Large Canada Goose Decoy End Table; Lady's Victorian Era Maple Slant Front Desk; Lot of Three Early Rockers; Mahogany Chippendale Bird Cage Style Tea Table; Four Vintage Nichols and Stone Oak Fan Back Windsor Chairs; Victorian Oak "Larkin" Fall Front Desk; Antique English Marble Top Tile Back Bedroom Commode; Sheraton Turned Leg Drop Leaf Two Drawer Work Table; Victorian Walnut Drop Leaf Breakfast Table; Unusual Mid Century Lucite and Abalone Mother of Pearl Drink Table; Unusual Art Deco Mahogany Ice Cream Parlor Table; Vintage Chippendale Style Mahogany Hanging Curio Cabinet; Victorian Style Fernery; Mahogany Queen Anne Style Inlaid Oval Tilt Top Table
PAINTINGS, PRINTS & SCULPTURES: Richard W Whitney 1946-? Keene, NH Oil on Board Summer Landscape; Bernard Langlais Carving of Madonna; Abstract Watercolor Untitled "Mussel Shells, Flotsam and Jetsam" 10 1/2" x 15" sight. Signed Mary Vining; Important Oil on Canvas (Crabeels, Florent Nicholas Flemish 1829-1896 Courtyard scene with figures signed lower right 1855 Uncleaned, as found from estate. 13 1/2" x 16 3/4"; Oil on Canvas Dramatic Maine Coastal Landscape Signed lower left Don Stone ANA (1929-2015) 9" x 12"; Watercolor Abstract (Untitled) Vincent A Hartegen (1914-2002) Signed lower right, 1961. Original framing. 19 1/4" x 13 1/4"; Choice George M. Hathaway Oil on Board Portland Headlight With Sailing Vessel (1852-1903) Signed lower right. 6" x 10" Original gilt and gesso frame. Family recently cleaned painting; Choice Vintage Life Size Bronze Owl Sculpture 16" tall; Important Oil on Canvas "Portland Shop Owner" by Alfred Chadbourn Vertical 10" x 16" Signed lower right; Important Oil on Board Portland Head Light With Sailing Vessel George M. Hathaway Recently cleaned. 6" x 10"; T Willis Silk Ship's Diorama; Marinus Johannes (deJongere) Dralman Oil on Canvas "Shipping in Dutch Harbor" Large freighter and support vessels. 8-12 Singled lower right. Excellent condition. 24" x 36"; Marinus Johannes (deJongere) Dralman Oil on Canvas "Tug Boat in Amsterdam Harbor" Signed lower right. Excellent condition 24" x 36"; Important Oil on Canvas Fokko Tademia Belgian 1871-1937 Depicts horse drawn logging scene. 20" x 30" Original art frame; Watercolor by RD Morris, England and New Zealand Marine Artist Shawsaville line, entitled Cymric. 10" x 14 1/2" Signed lower right; Ella M. Parker Oil on Canvas North Conway, NH and Saco River 9" x 18" Uncleaned, signed lower right; Oil on Board Gideon Bradbury 1833-1904 Maine Still Life of Wildflowers 7" x 9" sight, unexamined out of frame; Oil on Canvas of Newspaper Boy Grace Anderson, Lewiston, Maine listed artist. Original gilt frame. 15 1/2" x 27 1/2"; Two Good Oil on Canvas of Young Chinese Girl Traditional dress holding fan. Extremely well done. Acquired Shanghai 1997. 19" x 28" Posters & Prints to include: Collection of Portland Expo Boxing Wrestling Posters Jimmy McDermott, Pete Riccitelli, signed photo Ralph Troiano 1947 welterweight, vintage Portland Expo wrestling posters from the 1970s, vintage 1960's Muhammad Ali/Liston poster; Rare Maine Boxing Photo Paul Junior of Lewiston Dedicated to owners of the famous Sportsman's Grill on Congress St. Hung in restaurant for decades. Great piece of Portland history 19 1/2" x 16" sight; Rare Original 1884 Presidential Political Poster for James G. Blaine/John A Logan Full sheet, framed and matted, good color lithography. Minor loss on lower right. 16 1/2" x 22 1/2" sight; Two Rare Historical Presidential Cameo Portrait Print Last President - James K. Polk. Print produced between 1845 to 1849. Excellent condition. Original frame and French War Print "Bombardment of Mogador; Three Young Girl Currier and Ives Prints Entitled "My Little Play Fellow * The Little Sisters and The Evening Prayer; Original Currier and Ives Prints Small folio size "The Old Oaken Bucket" and "The Farmer's Friends"; English Fox Hunt Colored Engraving "Meet at Blagdon" Engraved by Thomas Lurton. Birdseye maple frame. 38" x 27 1/2"; Rare Birdseye View Kennebunk Maine 1885 Original oak frame. Some discoloration;
JEWELRY: Lady's 14K Retro Yellow Gold and Pearl Tornado Brooch; Retro Lady's 14K Sapphire and Pearl Floral Cluster Ring; Lady's Retro Hamilton 14K White Gold Diamond Watch; Selection of Lady's 10 or 14K Cocktail Rings; Lady's 14K White Gold Diamond Ring; Incredible Seven Strand Fresh Water Pink and Cream Pearls; Lady's Art Deco 1920's Era 10K White Gold Filigree Bracelet; Two Victorian Cameos; Nice Strand of Cultured Pearls; Lady's 14 White Gold and Diamond Cluster Ring; Two Lady's Yellow Gold Cocktail Rings; Lady's 18K White Gold Diamond Ring; US One Dollar Love Token Locket With Gold and Diamond Stick Pin; Lady's Diamond Cocktail Ring; Lady's 14K Yellow Gold Charm Bracelet With Nine Appropriate Charms; Grouping of Interesting Estate Jewelry;
STERLING SILVER: Tiffany Sterling Side Pour 1 1/2 Pint Espresso Pot. Date mark from 1947 to 1956 era. 9" tall; Choice English sterling (Birmingham) Café Au Lait Pot 1930's Era Dome top with ebony handle. 7 1/2" tall; English Sterling Silver Sugar Castor 8" tall; Choice Sterling Silver Four Piece Tea Service , etc.
ORIENTAL CARPETS: Vintage Turkish Oriental Scatter Carpet 3'2" x 5'6" Center medallion; Room Size Kelim Oriental Carpet Colorful pattern Approximately 8' x 10'; Antique Oriental Caucasian Long Rug 4'2" x 8'9"; Choice Indo Pakistani Bokhara Oriental 7'0" x 9'3"; Rare Hussainabad Oriental Stair Runner 20' x 30"; Oriental Area Carpet Vintage Indo Pakistani Kermin Design Approximately 12'6" x 9'0"; Antique Oriental Scatter Carpet Center Medallion Bird Décor; Antique Oriental Senna Scatter Carpet; Oriental Area Carpet Indo Pakistani Area Carpet 8' x 11'; Vintage Oriental Scatter Carpet 4' x 6'6"
LAMPS & LIGHTING: Choice Victorian Trapezoidal Overlay Panel Lamp;Good Victorian Mosaic Leaded Glass Lamp; Pair of Spectacular Heavy Twisted Wrought Iron Four Light Floor Candelabra; Vintage Bronzed Art Deco Goose Neck Floor Lamp; Contemporary Tiffany Style Standing Floor Lamp; Rare Japanese Mixed Metal Lamp; Contemporary Leaded Mosaic Glass Floral Boudoir Lamp and Arts & Crafts Mosaic Table Lamp; Good Victorian Era Umbrella Carmel Slag Glass Parlor Lamp
CLOCKS: Unusual (Waterbury?) Mission Oak Novelty "Keg" Shelf Clock; Chelsea Ship's Bell Cloth With Matching; Important Black Forest Double Cuckoo Cuckoo Wall Clock; Victorian Iron Plate Ansonia Mantle Clock; Two Seth Thomas Shelf Oak Chiming Steeple and Mahogany Dutch Colonial Chiming Shelf Clock; Good Victorian "Flow Blue" China Clock
MILITARIA: Early 1860's Civil War Era Campaign Circular Tin Bath Tub;Colorful GAR Civil War Record; US Civil War Cavalry Sword; Rare Civil War Socket Bayonet, Scabbard, Brass US Belt Buckle; Civil War Era Navy Blue Wool Keppie Hat; Rare Civil War Homemade Fighting Knife; Selection of Civil War Era Daguerreotypes and Civil War Tin Type of Soldier
ANTIQUE WEAPONRY & ACCESSORIES: US Model 1884 Springfield "Trapdoor" Musket; US Springfield Model 1845 Musket; Early Revolutionary Era Wooden Powder; Early Percussion Musket; WWII Soldiers 6th Army Scrap Book
MARINE ITEMS: Ship's Brass Engine Room Telegraph; Rare Steam Gauge "The Portland Company"; Good Antique Brass Ship's Search Light; Owen's of Liverpool Ebony and Brass Octant With Ivory Scale; Rare Bull Whale Tooth; Early 19th Century Brass Sailor's Telescope; Unusual Brass Nautical Theme Hour Glass;Choice Boat Builder's Model For Yacht "Deerfoot" By Christ Carland, Gorham, Me.; Good Working Pond Model
NATIVE AMERICAN ITEMS: Two Penobscot Indian "Root War Clubs"; Selection of Southwest Navajo Jewelry; Extremely Rare Men's Cheyenne Indian Buckskin War Shirt; Rare Maine Indian Made Split Ash Child's Pack Basket With Leather Bandolier; Two Native American Cuff Bracelets; Rare Zuni Indian "Sun God" Brooch; Vintage Traditional Navajo Weaving Rug Symmetrical Block Design With Center Medallion; Vintage Chimayo Indian Chief's Wearing Blanket; Rare Navajo Indian "Yei" Corn Rug With Figures; Three Navajo Weavings Grey Hills geometric, Navajo block design, geometric table runner; Acoma Indian Cabinet Pottery; Sand Painting; Rare Youth Size Penobscot Indian Split Ash Possum Belly Pack Basket; Two Artist Signed Inuit Soapstone Carved Arctic Birds 
ORIENTALIA: Vintage Chinese Oriental Carving of Elder With Staff; Important Jade Carving Multicolored Dushan Featuring 8 Immortal Gods Riding Dragon On Crest of Wave; Incredible Vintage Ivory Carving of Chinese Village; Two Well Executed Ivory Cabinet Figures of Buddha and Chinese Elder Wiseman; Oriental (Chinese) Carved Rosewood Marble Top Taboret;
COINS & STAMPS: Collection of American and Foreign Coinage; American Silver Dollars Bouillon, Silver Certificates; Eight American Silver Peace Dollars; Lot of Estate American Coins; Partial Estate Found Coin Collection
TOYS: Early 1900's Child's Curved Runner Sled; Elastolin (German) WWI Era US Musical Marching Band; Vintage Gearbox Yellow Taxi Peddle Car; Vintage 1920's Era Wooden Lawn Croquet Set; Collection of Vintage Marbles
TEXTILES: Patriotic 1840's New England Homespun Reversible Coverlet; Two Early Maine "Mosaic" Pattern Hooked Rugs; Early Maine Hooked Rug Floral pattern with open field. 71" x 47"; Early Maine Floral & Diamond Floral Lozenge Hooked Rug 51" x 32"; Choice Antique Pieced and Applique Floral and Heart Quilt 72" x 72"; Choice Antique and Applique Red Checkerboard Quilt 67" x 87; Early 1880's Satin Crazy Quilt 78" x 78"; Vintage Colorful Pieced and Applique Patterned Star Quilt With Scroll Stitching 70" x 70"; Vintage Oversized Pieced and Applique "Drunkards Path" Quilt 116" x 104"; Two Maine Hooked Floral Design Scatter Carpets 43" x 69" and 54" x 38"; Good Maine Hooked Floral Design Rug 37" x 28" Signed EMW 56.
ACCESSORIES: Pair of Early Cast Iron "Hessian" Andirons; Three Early 19th Century Carpenter's Tools; Oversized Handcrafted Copper & Brass Jardinière; Choice Empire Acanthus Carved Split Pilaster Mirror; Early 19th Century Mahogany Tea Caddy; Three Choice 19th Century Toleware Decorated Trays; Two Pair of Early Ice; Western Electric Oak Wall; Early 1860's Era Saratoga Style Travel Trunk; Choice Civil War Era Oval Lemon Gold Mirror; Historic Bronze Plaque Commemorating Second Parrish Payson Memorial Church 1788-1866; Funky 1920’s Era Woven Straw Skimmer; Great Old Leaded Glass Transom Oval Panel; Incredible American Brilliant Cut Glass Punch Bowl; Collection of Several Hundred Antique Stereoview; Monumental Antique Candy Maker's Copper Kettle; Antique Cello; Good Period Hitchcock Split Pilaster; Rare Maine Folk Art 1900’s Era Gothic Church Model and Diorama; Maine Postcard; Choice Diminutive Golden Oak Model VV-X Victor Talking Machine; Irish Pine Immigrants Storage Chest; Early Maine Sponge Decorated Dome Top Storage Box; Victor Model VV-V1 Oak Table Top Talking Machine; Pair of Antique Beaver Tail Snowshoes With Harnesses; Two Trays of Large Hand Cut Wooden Printer's Type; Two Pairs of Canadian; Empire Mahogany Ogee Wall Mirror; Two Good Wash Boilers; Selection of African Safari Tourist Wares Mask
COUNTRY ACCESSORIES: Choice Pennsylvania Ovoid Stoneware Storage; Matched Pair of Antique Duck Decoys; Choice Antique Black Duck Decoy- Possibly Mason Decoy Company; Extremely Early 1741 Wood Measure; Set of Dayton Country Store Display Scales; Choice Ovoid 8" Redware Jug, 2 HA Johnson Preserve Jars; Early American Primitives; Early Wagon Seat; Natural Finish Firkin; Sea Grass & Wicker Magazine Carrier; Choice Wood and Punched Tin Foot Warmer; Oblong Trencher; Good Early Butter Churn

Terms and Conditions: Cash, personal checks and credit cards accepted. Our live customer appreciation rate of 12% Buyer’s Premium for those who attend the auction and pay with cash or good check. 15% Buyer’s Premium on credit card payments. Telephone and absentee bidding either written or electronic are subject to 18% Buyer’s Premium. All items are sold as is with no guarantees or warranties oral or written. No out of state checks accepted unless known to the auctioneer. We reserve the right to hold all merchandise until check has cleared, no exceptions. All dealers must provide a copy of a recent resale certificate for Maine or sales tax of 5.5% will apply. Absentee bids $100 or more and phone bids must start at $250 or more.

NO INTERNET BIDDING AT THIS SALE Your attendance is requested. Ample hotel accommodations at the Conference Center and surround area. Complimentary snacks and beverages available. For inquiries call or email us at 207-797-9386 or

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