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51 Atlantic Highway Thomaston, Maine
207-354-8141

2014 FALL FEATURE AUCTION

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2014 Fall Feature Auction

of

Fine Art, Period Furniture

and Featuring

Asian Artwork and Porcelain

 

OVER 1500 LOTS TO BE SOLD IN THREE SESSIONS

 

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2014 – 11:00 AM

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2014 – 11:00 AM

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2014 – 11:00 AM

 

 Preview 9 AM – 5 PM Monday, November 3rd  thru Thursday, November 6th

    And 9-11 AM on Auction Days

 

HIGHLIGHTS

  •  18th c. Painting by John Brewster Jr.
  • Pair of Qing Dynasty Emperor Kangxhi Imperial Scrolls
  • Important 17th c. English Powder Horn
  • Over 260 lots of Important Asian Art, Sculpture, Pottery and Bronze
  • 19th c. Serapi Carpet
  • 50 watches  incl. Rolex Oyster Chronometer
  • Artwork by Joe Andoe, Emile Gruppe,  Vu Cao Dam, Imero Gobbato, and others.
  • 2008 Jeep Grand Cherokee , 45, 564 miles.
  • 18 Folk Art Carved Eagles
  • Connecticut Chippendale Cherry Blockfront  Chest
  • Circa 1780 Irish Demilune Server
  • 88 PCS OF Tiffany & Co. San Lorenzo pattern Sterlng flatware
  • Over 140 lots of Fine Estate jewelry
  • 6 ship models including a 70” long Model of RMS Queen Elizabeth

 

 Our warehouse is jam packed with amazing fresh-to-the-market art and antiques consigned by families from throughout New England.  We are therefore expanding our 2014Fall Feature to THREE  days of exciting auction action. 

On Friday, a large group of Asian art and antiques will be featured, including 16 lots of Chinese painted scrolls, led by a pair of Qing Dynasty Kanghxi Imperial paintings on silk, plus examples of carved jade, bronzes, porcelain, and metal works.  Early English ceramics will be offered, including pieces by Worcester, Derby, Mason’s and Spode.  This day will also include Bennington pottery, decoys, and oriental carpets. 

On Saturday, there will be a large selection of fine art, including great early American portraits, featuring an example by John Brewster, Jr., plus works by Maria Louisa Wagner, Gideon Bradbury, Alexis De Leeuw, George Moreland, William Merritt Post, and many others.  An 18th Century life-size carved Santos will be presented, along with 19 lots of carved American eagles. Rarities such as an important Geneva, NY marble “Eagle Tavern” plaque, a 1603 English powderhorn commemorating the coronation of James I, and a prisoner-of-war crafted 3-masted ship whalebone model will also be featured.  Finally, over 160 lots of antique American and European furniture, along with collections of rare maps and documents, early clocks, marine items, Russian icons, and antique firearms will round out the day.  

Sunday will feature artwork by Joe Andoe, Eugenie Wireman, Emile Gruppe, Elisee Maclet, Vu Cao Dam, David Burliuk, Manolis Calliyannis, Imero Gobbato, and John McCoy.  A group of bronze sculptures will include a bust by Jean Baptiste Clesinger and a 69” tall copy of Antonin Mercie’s “David Vainquer”.  A 2.95 carat diamond ring, and a Rolex Oyster Perpetual wristwatch are highlights of the 148-lot jewelry and watch collection, and silver will be led by a set of Tiffany & Co. San Lorenzo pattern sterling flatware.  There will be 78 lots of decorative furniture ranging from the Aesthetic to modernist period, plus a selection of early toys, Continental porcelain, art glass, textiles, decorative metalwork, and a 2008 low mileage Jeep Grand Cherokee automobile. 

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 Invaluable.com or LiveAuctioneers.com.   Visit our website at www.thomastonauction.com for a complete virtual catalog.  Buyer’s Premium is 15% (18% for online bidders). Please call our courteous and knowledgeable staff if you have any questions. 

                                                                                      Kaja & the Auction Staff

  PS:  If you will be visiting from away, Thomaston’s Hampton Inn is offering a special ‘auction goer’ room rate.  Please call the hotel (207-594-6644) and request the ‘Thomaston Place Auction Galleries Rate’.