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116 -- Antiques and The Arts Weekly -- November 6, 2009



We are honored to have been entrusted to sell at public auction the living estate of Richard Coburn of Pepperell Ma. Mr. Coburn is the son of well known barber and noted artist late of Manchester Vermont. This auction is loaded with antique and top quality contemporary furniture and access ories, fascinating selection of primitives, gadgets/contraptions, mechanical & country collectables (many with fun family local lore), some good antiqu toys, artwork (including some of Francis Coburns paintings), selection of fine china and crystal, rare Van Briggle and other pottery, linens and fancywork, rugs, carpets and lots more. Of particular importance is an eight foot long fully functioning passenger steam boat, @1920. Be sure to check our website for photos and updates. Exhibition is from 2-5pm on Friday and at 8:30am on Saturday. Don't miss this exciting event...

There is an absolutely gorgeous server replete with many beveled glass panels, mirrors etc.---A beautiful period Sheraton chest (Vt.?) w/rope twist columns, tiger maple drawer fronts, turnip feet, shaped backsplash, top trinket boxes (signed on back "CA Cole")---A wonderful early 1800's Rhode Island (?) chest w/whales tail cut-outs, tiger maple drawers in old red wash---A super nice German harvest table w/bulbous pedestal base (18th century)---A nice set of six arts & crafts oak slat back dining chairs---A grand oversized country pine corner cupboard w/double eight glass pane doors---From the cubby is a nice large country pine hutch table---A classic example of perfect "Alaska" oak ice box---A hard to find hanging pierced tin pastry/pie safe and an early bucket bench-A fine little early real chimney cupboard and an early little Hepplewhite kitchen work table---Good size oak frame country store show case--Two great country bread racks--Great country pine huntboard---A period Empire side board---Country spinning wheel---An early 19th century Wheeler & Wilson treadle sewing machine---A very pretty oak side-by-side desk book cabinet---Extra nice oak five drawer tall chest and a pretty golden oak commode---A pair of extra ornate Victorian single beds (seven feet high)---A very nice Nanny's bench w/arms--Late 17th century two drawer blanket box---Very pretty taper bamboo what-not shelf and an unusual bent-wood wash stand---Classic Victorian marble top candle stand--The best burled walnut server w/stained glass top supports and mirrored back---Special note is an stunningly ornate Mother-of-Pearl inlay Oriental sofa w/two arm chairs (contemporary but of the best quality, from Manchester estate)---Six panel Oriental privacy screen--"Hubbardton Cash Store" sign--Pretty Federal mirror w/reverse painting; Nice Sheraton mirror; Federal over mantel w/wood eagle and others---Room size Karastan carpet; pretty Russian Kazak area rug and more---Large selection of linens, handiwork, etc. inc. a nice paisley; asst crocheted pieces; hand sewn silk quilt, a nice country patchwork quilt; home spun coverlet; carriage robe; and more--An exquisite leaded stained glass arched window displaying a sunburst top---A nice early 19th century cast iron hanging bell---A super sheet metal sail boat weather vane and another early flying duck weathervane---A wonderful shaped coal hod w/cast iron side tool racks, lion heads etc.---A marvelous adjustable brass piano lamp w/ball shade; a fancy three arm brass chandelier; a true art nouveau table lamp; large slag hanging shade w/bird motif frame; and several other note worthy lamps--Two early English leather fire buckets--Early dovetailed sailors chest---Great old lobster trap---The best large wooden wash bucket w/wooden hoops--Funky life size American Folk Art Man W/PipeAntique pull sled w/curved runners in old blue/green paint---Large blown dark green demi-john w/wicker cover, handles--Several good crocks inc two twenty gal. w/covers; nice five gal jug; early two gal. ovoid; Albany slip molasses, and batter pitcher; and many others---Cast iron "sheep" baking mold #866---Unusual "Steam Boat Meat Chopper" @1830---Nice large gray specked agate coffee pot w/bail---Several early treen trenchers and bowls; sugar box; knife box--Columbus one cent bubble gum machine---Fitz & Floyd catnip tumbler--Brooklyn NY brass spittoon--Standard candy scale and a great counter top country store scale--Nice string of harness bells---1872 nickle door bell---Twelve hole candle mold---Neat old round tile w/depiction of a mans face---Totally Awesome whimsical "Steam Boiler Clock" (key wind) w/side steam engine 'a must see'--Oak case octagon Regulator clock (from the Manchester barber shop); hard-tofind "Ignatz" shelf clock; Very ornate Ginger bread shelf clock and other good clocks---Several nice beaver top hats and derbys---Unusual art deco airplane cocktail shaker---1935 NY worlds fair lisc. Plate and others---A collection of German harmonica's---Carved decoys---Fishing reels "Penn #49" Super Mariner deep sea reel and a "Shimano Moocher" reel---A nice Rainbow trout net RJ Ganley 1964---Bak-a-lite dresser set---Set of Wilson boxing gloves---Bronze busts inc. "Humphrey" a Native American statue; "Secours" (Waagen) Sailor; Standing Dog w/family; Fishing Boy; Prince William by Tenneyson; Victorian Bust; "Dantes" bust; Life size deer and more---A fine Inuit Eskimo carving of sled dogs Rare Van Briggle turtle trinket box w/cover and a gorgeous Van Briggle 10 ½" Lorelie" vase and other good pottery--A stunning 120 piece set of "Clarise Cliff" Royal Stafford shire dinner ware mulberry color in the Tonquin pattern---A beautiful Russian tea service w/rose pattern---Pair of Mikasa candle sticks--Studio Nova "Minavet" decanter---Crystal stemware---Pretty Heisey mayo w/underplate---Lefton china "March" child figurine--Russian deer and horse figurine; Early Creche w/Italian made figures---Bavarian crystal vase--A handsome Limoges umbrella stand---Copeland Spode Romney plate---Set of six green depression octagon plates---Pretty Nippon Parrot plate---Royal Daulton Lady---asst. yellow ware bowls and other country kitchen and table wares--Haviland Limoges covered serving dish w/a set of ten matching plates---Extra pretty art glass blown vase--Toys include a great tin litho key wind ferris wheel and a roller coaster; Mar toys arcade shooting gallery; collection of old marbles; tin litho sand box sifter; Two "Army Mule" helicopters by Alps Japan; Unique Art Mfg. policeman on motorcycle (missing arms but a real neat toy); several antique cast iron toys---Tin cars M.P .Military Jeep; 1955 Winner of Overland Race; Military telephone jeep---A great twelve inch long birch bark canoe w/paddles, Rumeford Me.---Can of Wonder Builder tinker toys---Small "Steiff" stuffed toys---Two 1969 Annalee Meredith NH "Frog" mobility dollsand other Annalees---Rare "NRA" painted face bed doll and several other good antique dolls---A collection of baseball pennants inc. 1958 NY Yankees World series and much much more........... Lots of great artwork inc. oil paintings by Francis Coburn (a student of A.T. Hibbard) South Windham Vt. Village in Winter dated 1955 (w/attribute to Hibbard); oil of Hillside Farm Moore Hill Road Athol Ma.; a nice fall still life on board and a nice oil of a river in autumn---Water color of cows in a pasture stream signed "C. Weber"---Real pretty print of a Mare & Foal in Field over looking the sea "HWB Davis 1881"---Currier & Ives "American Farmyard" print---Litho titled "The Cows" 1896 by Muller-Luchsinger NYC---"Heron Watch" artists proof signed John Akers--A fantastic needlepoint peacock, birds etc.---A large black & white portrait w/super Vict. frame---A fun set of five comic Officials prints---1964 "Geo. Washington Line" portfolio of calendars---Lots of good early paper and advertising inc. A collection of old postcards (unsorted) great scrap books and related---1792-1892 Centennial Gazette Greenfield Ma.---1929 Planters Paint book---1938 Round About America book---RR brochures and time tables and related---1941 War Newspapers---A wicked good collection of music and other covers---Jamestown Expo 1907 "Carolina Brights" cig cards---1945 Brooklyn dodgers official program---1957-58 base- ball cards---1943 Adventures in Vt. by Walter Merriam Pratt---1890 Forest Hills Cemetery map and many other good books and paper items---1943 War rations book---Colrain Reunion 1896---Vermonters in Major Leagues 1882-1993 and more.... Auctioneers Note this listing is but a mere suggestion of what should be two auctions with lots of fresh estate treasures. Please plan for a full day... ALERT!!!! Don't forget the passenger steamship replica to be sold unreserved/absolute at 11 a.m... ANOTHER QUALITY AUCTION PRESENTED BY

TOWNSHEND AUCTION GALLERY Where honesty & integrity count 802-365-4388 AUCTIONEERS: H.K. "KIT" MARTIN · ART MONETTE


13x10in wc of a girl signed Marie Laurencin



DIRECTIONS: From Interstate 89 exit 12 proceed north on Rte 2-A towards Essex Jct. for 2.5 miles, turn left by Shell station. PREVIEW: Sunday, November 8th from 8:00 am until sale time or by appointment. We are pleased to present 20th c & modern art & antiques from the estates of Theodore Church of Georgia, VT & Orton Cushman of Shelburne, VT, Modern Art & furniture from a Spear St. Dr's estate; a large collection of Hummel figurines from a local collector's estate, & 20th C sports watches & cameras descending from the Kingsbury family of Waterbury, CT.

50 inch brass sailboat signed Wiley 18x16in ob floral signed Grace Collier


8x12in oc of Brooklyn Bridge signed Joseph E Torre 1970 Janis Joplin and Full Tilt Boogie Band Poster 15x10 in woodblock Lake Farms signed Sabra Field

Nikon F camera with extra lenses

Over 100 Hummel figurines including collector club

Omega and Mondavo Sports watches

Pair of 23x18in Metal and plaster portraits signed Astrid

12x16in aquatint Skylights 18 of 24 signed Sidney Hurwitz

31x16in oc nude signed Hayward 1972

Kay auditorium sized guitar

14x18in Matador and bull lithograph by Pablo Piccasso 4-10-59

14x18in Picador with bull lithograph by Pablo Piccasso 3-4-59

38x40in oc signed John Gemignani

Afgahni figural area rug

14x22in litho Lighting Sabbath Candles signed Chaim Gross

Set of six Biedermier style chairs

FURNITURE: 6' white & chrome 2 drw flat top desk by H Miller Designed by George Nelson; Ca. 1930 gilt metal & chrome Italian 2 tier rd. marble top side table; Geo. III style mahogany inlaid secretary; Geo III style blocked breakfront; pr. 1950's iron & alabaster side tables; Cherry contemporary trestle table w leaves ext 103"; 4 pc. Hamilton Co. walnut & mahogany medical furniture suite inc. stepback, commode, side cabinet & waste basket; set of 10 Hale Co. maple bowback Windsor's; 4 pc. H. Wakefield wheat bedroom set; set of 6 Thomasville laminate mahogany curved back chrs; Danish teak 9 drw long chest; Danish style walnut long chest, tall chest & side unit; 3 H. Miller shell chrs; goose down sofa & club chr in white damask; full size brown leather sectional sofa; Gov. Winthrop style mahog secretary; Edwardian style mahog leather settee & pr club chrs; set of 6 maple pillow back chrs; claw ft 52" rd oak ext table w leaves; set of 4 oak sack back Windsor's; 4 & 3 drw. cottage chests; country pine d.l table & stand; 1940's rattan sofa in orig floral print; leather wing chr; fine cherry modern sleigh bed; French Prov. white dining table & 6 chrs; modern black tile & cherry dining table & 4 chrs; ACCESSORIES: 50" brass wall sculpture sailboat signed Wiley; 40" covered bridge wall sculpture signed C Jere; pr of Oriental 17" dark green jade carved figures; lg wrought iron chandelier; lg carved eagle; chess set w/ cast metal figures; ptd & enameled wax seal letter stamp; J A W wood & gilt miniature shelf clock; Seth Thomas, New Haven shelf clocks; Kundo modern clock; JFK plaster bust; brass cannon bookends; modern room size Oriental rug; flatwoven area rug; Indo Gabbeh area rug; sev Oriental scatter rugs; cast Buddha table lamp; Arts & Crafts hanging fixture; leather fire bucket; Oriental embroidered table cover; Kimono coat; christening dress; fur coats; 1940's vintage hats; cast aluminum Norse shield; Cathrine-holm Lotus pattern enameled fondue pot; aluminum tray & serving pcs; Balinese carvings; black panther table lamp; WATCHES: vintage Omega Speedmaster Professional 3 stem 4 dial men's sports watch; vintage Movado 3 stem 4 dial men's sports watch; Bucherer marcesite encrusted lady's wrist watch; Elgin Deluxe lady's calendar wrist watch; Elgin lady's wrist watch; Vigilant lady's hunter case pocket watch; Waltham open face pocket watch; CAMERAS: Zeiss Ikon Contaflex Sychro-Compur; Nikon F; Nikon F w/ NikkorS 1:1.4, 1:3.5, Tamron 1:3.8-4; Bushnell 1:4.5 telephoto lens; Canon AE1 w/ 188A speed lite, Vivitar 1:3.2-4; Canon T50; Canon A1, F1 with 1:6.3 telephoto & extra lenses; Fairchild Cinephonic 8 mm movie camera; Polaroid land cameras; lg group of Kodaks- Brownies, Duaflex, Hawkeye, Brownie movie camera; Argus Compur; Sony AF8x Handycam; MEDICAL EQUIPMENT: Cambridge Instrument Co- Boston "Simplitrol" portable Hindle electrocardiograph machine; Sanborne Viso cardiette model 51 portable electrocardiograph machine; PENS: early Waterman & Schaeffer fountain pens; Schaeffer pen & pencil set; 16 k plated pen; rolled gold pen; other pens & pencils; 20TH CENTURY PRINTS: Pr 14"x18" lithograph Bullfighting scenes by Picasso (Pablo Picasso SP 18811973); 10"x 15" woodblock "Lake Farms" signed Sabra Fields; 7"x 7"woodblock "Red Nun" signed Sabra Fields; 16"x 24" serigraph "Haymarket II" signed David Sullivan; pr12"x 16" aquatint "Pipes & Skylights" signed Sidney Hurwitz; 7"x 6" 1922 woodblock "Primrose" signed John Hall Thorpe (Australian 1874-1947); 14"x 22" litho "Lighting Sabbath Candles" signed Chaim Gross; 9"x 9" engraving "Perfume" by David A Bumbeck; 8" x 11" engraving "Point Magu" signed Lionel Barrymore; 8"x 7" a/p woman smoking signed Michele Kennedy; 14"x 21" woodblock "Scandal" signed Irving Amen; "Floral Study III" signed Walter Cleveland;16"x 24" serigraph "The Writing of the Dead Sea Scrolls" by Sherga Weil; 25"x 19" Bootsy Collins signed J.F. Amie 1980; 22"x 27" lithograph "Courtyard of the Hassidim" signed Mel Silverman 1965; 12"x 16" litho "The Studio" signed Rene Genis; pr 16"x 13" serigraph Haitian man and woman signed R.V. Mandeville;10"x 7" serigraph Sisyphus signed SAG; 12"x 15" lithograph "Arch de Triumph" signed H Wigguns; 12"x 12" serigraph "Beach Tondo" signed Steve Poleskie; 7"x 10" serigraph "The Days In San Francisco" signed Schulen; 20TH CENTURY PAINTINGS: 31"x16" o/c abstract nude signed Heyward 1972; 38"x 40" o/c symbolist painting of dog signed John Gemignani; 24"x 20" o/c Mountain Laurel signed Grace Collier; 18"x 16" o/b still life signed Grace Collier; 16"x12" o/c Three Roses signed Grace Collier; 12"x 16" o/b Seaside signed Grace Collier; 8"x 12" o/b Brooklyn Bridge signed Joesph A. Torre;11"x1 6" o/c "Phantom Sail" signed Virginia Webb; 16"x 11" o/c Madonna and Child signed F. Merida; 16"x 20" o/b Autumn Maples signed R. Emmet Burn; 22"x 28" o/c tidal scene

signed Vivian Oswell; 9"x 12" o/c country lane scene signed M Tougias; 22"x 31" o/c gypsy caravan signed Winkler F.; 20"x 15" o/b abstract signed Geist 58'; 8"x 10" o/b "The City Night Scene" signed Charles Liebman 1973; 10"x 16" o/c landscape signed N. Brooks Sept 1915; pr of 8"x 10" oil on vellum contemporary botanicals; 20TH CENTURY WATERCOLORS: 13"x 10" w/c of a girl signed Marie Laurencin (French 1885-1956); 15"x 22" w/c Dandelions signed R Callner '77 (Richard Callner Am); 30"x 23" w/c of garden and cottage signed Keith Crown; 9"x 13" w/c marketplace signed Agnes Hamilton; 10"x 14" gouache market scene signed Odell '58; 10"x 14" gouache boys in top hats signed Odell 65"; 17"x 23" w/c estuary signed Wendy Evarts1974; 10"x 13" ink on paper Hong Kong signed Condie Lamb; 14"x 18" w/c winter scene signed Alice Warren; 10"x 15" w/c boat with cottages initialed MOT; 15"x 19" w/c house in pines signed H Graustein 1949; 14"x 21" w/c rural scene signed Durland; 18"x 24" w/c mountain scene signed Henry John Kohs; MIXED MEDIA: pr 23"x 18" oxidized metal and plaster portraits of lady and gentleman signed Astrid; 38"x 32"mixed media and collage on canvas Spring 64 signed Navrat; 24"x 30" mixed media signed Luzon; POSTERS & PHOTOGRAPHY: 1970 Janis Joplin and the Full Tilt Boogie Band poster; signed Woody Jackson Cow posters; pr of Jericho Historical Society Snowflake Bentley photo prints; Ansel Adams photo print; 1988 MOMA Andy Warhol Career retrospective poster; 1968 National Collection of Fine Arts poster; Fritz Scholder Lithographs show poster; Dartmouth winter carnival posters; GLASS & CHINA: Rosenthal Studio-Line tea & luncheon service for 6; collection of 100+ Hummels incl Collector's Club Editions; Royal Doulton "Millefleur" dinnerware set; lg Lenox bald eagle; Delft ewer pitcher w/ pewter lid; collection of cut glass incl trays, lg bowls, oblong bowls; tall vase, pitcher; F G- Wein 1930's German figural group girl & dog; 5" modern art pottery vase signed Onestum (?); lg Royal Copenhagen figurine; 2 Lladro tall figurines; R Doulton "Louise", "Diane", & "Wistful"; green glaze art pottery bowl w/ lily pads; Austrian bread tray; Haviland Limoges demitasse tea set; Nippon green wreath chocolate set w/ tray; 14" Waterford oblong cut glass bowl; 14" Murano square vase; sev Murano fish; Rosenthal platter; Herend birds; Limoges "Old Abbey" dinnerware set; Capodimonte wheelbarrow full of flowers; 2 cased cut to clear lamps; sev art glass vases; stemware sets; SILVER & JEWELRY: bakelite butterscotch patterned bangle bracelet; bakelite orange/ brown bangle bracelet; deco handbags incl marcesite encrusted hdl; 14k lady golfer pendant; gold keepsake locket; sterling jewelry pcs; costume jewelry pcs; pr 12" International "Royal Danish" sterling candlesticks; 12" Black, Starr, & Frost sterl bowl; 29 pcs Westmoreland "George & Martha Washington"sterl flatware; sterling top perfumes; sterling bowl; sterling hollow ware pcs; pr sterling base glass shade candlesticks; sev sterling cigarette cases; sterl brushes; SPECIAL INTEREST: Snapper 1030 10 h.p. 30" electric start self propelled snow blower- like new!; Baldwin spinet piano; Kay acoustic 000 guitar; collection of 33 rpm record albums- vintage rock, jazz, folk;

ACCEPTING CONSIGNMENTS FOR UPCOMING AUCTIONS. SINGLE ITEMS OR COMPLETE ESTATES. COMPETITIVE COMMISSION RATES OR PURCHASE OUTRIGHT. TERMS: Visa, Master card, cash or approved check. 13% Buyers Premium 10% for cash or check Chairs Caterer All Items Sold As Is With No Implied Or Expressed Warranty.



Specializing In Estate & Antique Auctions Three Generations Selling Since 1938 Mailing Address: 262 Eagle Mtn. Harbor Rd. Milton, Vt. 05468 Consignment Auction Gallery: 802-878-2625 e-mail: [email protected]



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