Saturday November 26th 2011 @ 12 noon
Viewing - Fridays, Nov 25th - 4pm to 7pm & Sat 9am to 11:30am
Featuring the collections of George C. Decas from the Colonial Peter Peirce house, Middleboro, Ma & Alden Besse house, Wareham, MA with select additions from other notable Southeastern MA Estates.
FURNITURE & CLOCKS: Inlaid Federal work table, North Shore MA, Fed classical NY card table, exceptional classical looking glass, stick barometer by Wilder, tall case clock signed David Wood, Newburyport, mahogany Fed tambour secretary desk, Queen Anne side chair, QA kettle stand, L & JG Stickley 1 door bookcase, Stickley & Brandt settle, Pennsylvania Tiger maple & cherry tall case clock with calendar & ship moving dial, New Hampshire inlaid four drawer chest with scalloped base PAINTINGS: Edward Gay, Cephas Thompson, Cephas Giovanni Thompson, Jerome Thompson, Maria T. Thompson, Arthur Wesley Dow, Wm Ferdinard Macy, Wm Coffin, Mark Wm Langlois, L D Eldred, Mary Sprout, George Fuller, F Mortimer Lamb, E Bodfish, Louis K Harlow, Henry Cady, John Fullerlove, Scene of Athens by David & Mary Hogarth, Wm Hart, A Lassell Ripley WHALING: important Whaling journal from the Charles W Morgan, c1890 pair of whale ribs, brass telescope signed R S Bosworth, ships passport for the Whaleship D N Richards, 2 sailor made needlework pictures STERLING & COIN: American porringer by E Watson, tea set by Jones & Ward, Georgian tea set by Robert Hennell, sterling flatware sets, 100's of pcs. coin flatware by local makers CERAMICS: rare dark blue historical china with American scenes, Chinese export tea caddy with eagle, Hugh Robertson green glaze Dedham pottery vase, large Rose Medallion vase, tea pot & bowl, 19th c chalkware cat, GLASS: Sandwich glass whale oil lamps, Sandwich glass salts PRE-COLUMBIAN AND NATIVE AMERICAN: Navaho/Acoma pottery and baskets, Curtis prints RUGS: Numerous Persian, Caucasian, Chinese carpets, Kurdish saddlebag, Kazak long rug TEXTILES: 1830 Wareham, MA sampler Ann Fish, age 12 and 1826 sampler Mary Weston, Middleborough, MA, early Ohio coverlet TOM THUMB MEMORABILIA: Mrs. Tom Thumb's footstool and shoe, Broadside EPHEMERA & BOOKS: Large collection of historical paper, photos and books related to Wareham, Middleboro and Rochester, MA, 18th c Governor's warrant signed by John Hancock, 1753 document signed by Peter Oliver, 1613 Holy Bible, large lot of Civil material related to Daniel Swift, Wareham member of the 82nd volunteers, book of original etchings by American artists including Thomas Moran and F S Church JEWELRY: to include 14k & 18k gold, diamonds, emeralds, necklaces, rings, pins and other gold jewelry MISC: 19th c Theorem - basket of fruit, 19th c decorated Tole ware, 18th c American powder horns 1 engraved "Ebeneezer Tinkham, Middleborough, 1790?, important large bronze sculpture of Daniel Webster by Thomas Ball, 1853, pewter seamstress lamp by Roswell Gleason, rare Pennsylvania stoneware footed spirits Key with blue decoration, decorated stoneware crock, Taunton, MA, jade humpback figure, green jade dragon.
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Directions: Take exit 20 off Rt 195 onto Rt 105 South towards Marion, turn right onto Rt 6. VFW is on right.
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Sale conducted by Marion Antique Shop & Turkey Creek Auctions, Frank McNamee, Manger, C. David Glynn, Auctioneer, MA lic#583
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