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2015 WINTER FEATURE AUCTION

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2015 Native American &

Winter Feature Auction

of

Fine Art & Period Furnishings

 

 

OVER 1500 LOTS TO BE SOLD IN THREE SESSIONS

 

Native American Arts Auction

Featuring Native American, Inuit, African & Pre-Columbian Arts

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2015 – 11:00 AM

  Preview 9 AM – 5 PM Monday, February 2  thru Thursday, February 5

     and 9-11 AM on Auction Days

 

HIGHLIGHTS

 

  • Meso-American Carved Stone Panel
  • Very rare Northwest Native American Tlingit Mask, circa 1900
  • Bronze Sculpture 'Calling the Buffalo' by Scott Rogers
  • Southwest Decorated Buffalo Skull
  • Bronze Sculpture 'Cheyenne Splendor' by Susan Kliewer
  • Historic Native American Beaded Vest worn by Ton a Cey Parker
  • Over 475 Lots of Native American Beadwork, Implements, Textiles, & Pottery
  • Large Hawaiian Basalt  Poi Pounder
  • Important Stone French Romanesque Portrait of St. Peter
  • 66 Lot Collection of African Artifacts including Masks, Carvings, & Implements

  

Winter Feature Auction

of Fine Art, & Period Furnishings

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2015 – 11:00 AM

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2015 – 11:00 AM

  Preview 9 AM – 5 PM Monday, February 2  thru Thursday, February 5

    and 9-11 AM on Auction Days

 

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Artwork by Willard Metcalf, Joseph B. Smith, Charles Warren Eaton, Johan Jensen, Roy Mason, Mary White and many others
  • Gustave Young engraved  1851 Navy Colt Revolver
  • Important Ephemera incl. Letters from Theodore Roosevelt
  • 80 pieces of Georg Jensen Flatware
  • Signed Andy Warhol Exhibition Poster
  • Over 75 Lots of Estate Jewelry
  • 10 Lots of Russian Art, Silver, and Gold Medals
  • Collection of A.C Gilbert Trains and Accessories
  • 17 Bisque and Porcelain Dolls from a single collection. 

 

 

Our first auction of 2015 is certain to cure any cases of cabin fever or winter doldrums with its amazing selection of rare, fresh-to-the-market artifacts, artwork and fine antiques.    

 On Friday, we will present a huge selection of Native American and ethnographic arts, featuring the life-long collection of Nancy Prince, celebrated antique dealer, published author and artist.  A rare, circa 1900 Northwest Native carved and polychrome mask will be offered, along with large groups of  beaded items, carved war clubs, walking sticks, basketry, pottery, textiles, and moose hair embroidery.  This day will also include a selection of Pre-Columbian artifacts, early photographic images of Native Americans, and several important Native American themed bronzes will be sold. Finally, there will be many fine examples of African tribal carvings, masks, and bronzes; plus, a group of important artifacts from the South Pacific region.

On Saturday, artwork by Willard Leroy Metcalf, Charles Warren Eaton, Johan Laurentz Jensen, Susan Catherine Moore Waters, William Kaula, Frederick Millard, Alfred Thompson Bricher, Charles Harold Davis, and Augustin Pajou, will be presented.  A circa 1835 folk art child portrait with Sortwell (Wiscasset, ME) family provenance will be offered, an outstanding early Hudson Valley luminist landscape, and a selection of miniature portraits will be offered.  Saturday will also feature outstanding early furniture, such as an 18th Century Newport Chippendale block front chest, rare Hudson Valley Colonial oval hutch table, and William & Mary highboy with Maine provenance; marine items; Asian antiques; medieval art; antiquities; and rugs.     

Sunday will feature paintings by Fernand Renard, Mary Whyte, Otto Wustlich, Roy Martell Mason, and John McCoy; plus, a serigraph by Andy Warhol and sculpture by Scott Rogers, Susan Kleiwer, Star Liana York, and David Manuel.  A large collection of jewelry and watches will be offered, along with a diverse array of decorative arts, such as Tiffany glass, Meissen porcelain, Russian icons, fine walking sticks, antique corkscrews, tea caddies, patch boxes, cloisonné pieces, and early silver.  This day will also include a great selection of antique firearms, Victorian to contemporary furniture, important ephemera, dolls, and toys, including 17 lots of model trains and accessories.

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’.