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Annual Winter Estates Auction
Saturday, January 7th, 2023, 12:00noon
(In case of impassable storm Sunday January 8th same time)

Previews Friday Jan.6 th 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Day of Auction 9:00am-12:00

Rockland Elks Lodge, 210 Rankin Street, Rockland, Maine

We are pleased to announce our annual winter estates auction to kick off the 2023 auction season. This will be a 250 lot auction of fresh estate merchandise from local estates and collections. Highlights include: Collection of carved decoys from the R. Chase Lasbury estate which include (3) Elmer Crowell carved birds, James Lapham flying pheasant, LloydJohnson running yellowlegs, plus 13 more, plus Maine working decoys etc.; Early American 18 th c. furniture featuring a highboy; grandfather clock; Queen Anne server; rare Queen Anne birdcage tea table w/dish top; Rare 1862 Tower Amory Civil War musket; Queen Anne corner chair; several period salesman sample chests; early Windsor arm chair in green paint; wonderful country blind door cupboard in original gray/white paint; (2) rare French moving head barker salon dogs; good selection of estate jewelry including 18k watch, diamond bar pin, sapphire and diamond brooch, wonderful bow pin, etc.; sterling silver pieces include a silver cup from the Bristol Goldsmith Alliance made by Francis James Longford; good paintings including (2) Folk Art oils of biblical themes, early house portrait, lots of interesting and good paintings; (2) early muskets; oriental carpets; early books and ephemera; collection of 1950’s and 60’s vintage posters by Picasso, Klee, Matisse, Miro, etc.; advertising and collectibles of all kinds; plus lots more to get excited about ! Please join us live or we gladly set up live phone or absentee bidding.

My best, Bruce


Directions: Take Rte. 1A by-pass in Rockland on Broadway and follow auction signs at Rankin Street


18th c. Queen Anne highboy, 36in.wide

Rare French barker salon dogs,18in long

Elmer Crowell carved morning dove, 8in.

Elmer Crowell miniature carved birds

Early Maine cupboard in original paint
Good selection of sterling silver

18th c. English Queen Anne server, 31in. wide

18thc. Queen Anne birdcage tea table

18thc. English moon dial grandfather clock, 91in. tall

18k gold ladies Hamilton wrist watch
18k gold and sapphire pin
14k diamond and sapphire

Rare1862 Tower percussion Civil War musket

Silver cup from Bristol Goldsmith Alliance by Francis Longford, 5.5in. t

Early Windsor armchair in green paint

Fine carved ring neck pheasant by James Lapham, 12in.

18th c pine tall chest, 36in.w. 57in.t.

Persian carpet, 8'3in. x 11'3in

Curlew by Henry Osborn, L.I.N.Y. circa 1880, 18in long

Folk Art oil, early farmhouse 24x30in.
.(back of Folk Art farmhouse painting)
Rare form wood bucket, circa 1850

Collection of salesman sample chests
Great leaded glass top door

Early Japanese navigational wooden instrument, cloth case, 9.5in dia.
Good early country antiques

Several vintage posters, 50's, 60's
( Paul Klee)

Folk Art oils, 29x53in
Ralph Laurie carved birds, (sold separately)

Robert Morse carved woodcock, 7in.

Banana split sundae signed Audrey Flack, from the 1980 Presidential portfolio, 18x24in.
Scrimshawed whale tooth and cribbage board

Lloyd Johnson yellow leg carving, 12in.

19th c. oil by Edwin Sheppard, 12x16in.
Vintage carved sign,17x33in.

oil initialed E.C.G. 10x15in. 1884
Great pair of columns, oak circa 1890

18th c. Queen Anne corner chair

Original Gus Wilson carved black duck decoy, 18in.

Wonderful handmade paper castle by Geoffrey Vollers, Maine artist
Chinese bronze dragon sculpture, 12in.

Abstract collage by Geoffrey Vollers, 34x38in.
18k Diamond bar pin, approx 3ct. t.w.

Abstract collage by Geoffrey Vollers, 34x38in.
14k ladies watch

Sterling Silver GeorgeVI service for 12.
Wonderful opal and diamond ring, 14k
19th c. Amethyst brooch, 14k

Oil on canvas, coastal scene with ship, 29x49in.
Large carved cameo,14k

. Tiger maple percussion shotgun, 30in. barrel

(1) gold (2) silver thimbles
19thc. mourning pin with seed pearl borders, 14k
Ruby and diamond dinner ring, 14k

Diamomd ring and earings
Folky Golden eye decoy, 14in.

Original paint merganzer decoy, 16in.

Watercolor by James Mitchell, III, 21.5x27.5in.

Black duck sleeping decoy, 15in.
Princess cut half carat diamomd ring

Hutchin's goose decoy, 19in.

Pair of gargoyle corbels, 8x12in.each
Fine needlework, 16x16in.
Conn. note 1782

19th c. ship's insurance policies, (rare)
(2) vols. Geology of Mass. 1841

Oversize black duck decoy, 22in.
English mahogany chest on chest, circa 1780

Indo-Persian carpet, 9'x11'7in.

Pair of Alton Wallace small decoys, 6in.

Loon decoy by Albert M. Wallace, 18in.

. Lithograph by Robert Gibbs, (Comrades The Last Request), 18x24in.
Porcelain double sided building sign

Large oil Abbott Pattison, 1916-1999, 40x48in. signed
Woodblock print titled (Adam and Eve), by Stell Shevis, 14x24in. edition of 14

Vintage Stevens machanical bank (Spies a Mule)

Widgeon canvas decoy by William Mosley, S.C. 15in.

Early cold painted plaster wall hanging, 16in.

Carved decoy by Michael Faller, Rockland, Maine, 10in.

Carved sleeping decoy signed H. Collins, Bucksport,me

Enamel on copper by Stell Shevis, 1915-2016, 9x12in.
Rare Halloween paper basket, 7in.

Ink drawing by Buckley Smith,10x13in.

Indo-Persian carpet, 8'1in.x9' 11in.

Ruddy Turnstone by Hill, 1943, 8in.

Godwit carving by Lett Braddock, 15in.
Vintage doorstops

oil titled (Sunny Windows) by Pasal Joseph Cantona, 12x16in.

Crochet needle display case
Woodblock print titled (Moonlight on Penobscot) by William Shevis, 1914-2010, 11x14in. proof

. Flying geese carving by Bill Conroy, 8in.
abstract oil, 18x28in.

. Enamel on copper titled (Madonna) by Stell Shevis, 1915-2016, 4x7in.
Large abstract oil by John David Rigsby,b.1934, 48x48in., unsigned

Bird carving on driftwood by Carl Malstrom, Rockland,Me
Oil by Abbott Pattison, 1916-1999,,

Watercolor of woodcock by Decourcey Taylor,Jr. b.1930, 14x22in.
Country store dye cabinet

Acrylic by Bayard Hollins titled (Island Compostion) with gallery label,17x22in.
Pair of fancy cast iron floor lamps

Miniature carving by Vreeland 5in.

Wonderful 19th c. English curio cabinet on stand, 19.5in.w, 45in. t
. oil portrait of Spanish dancer,26x32in.

Early Japanese woodblock print by Harumasu, 9.5x14.5in.
Byron Haning oil of the Schooner Stephen Taber

Alison Goodwin seriograph, 20x20in.
tray of dags and cases

Absract oil titled (Sleepy Houseboats) by Elizabeth Bourne, 22x29in,
Period Hepplewhite Boston card table

Don Quixote, 4 volumes,leather bound, 1820
Salesman sample desk, 12in

Early Tibetan buddah 17in. tall

Vintage Emeralite desk lamp

Period fine Hepplewhite sofa table
Wonderful iron floor lamps, needs some repair
Good tray of sterling jewelry

Porcelain garden seat
Hand carves boat sign

19th c. salt water fish lithographes

Selection of period salesman sample chests
Salesman sample chests
Oak Corinthian columns 7.5' tall

Bruce Gamage, Jr.
Antique Estate Auctioneer, Maine License #AR480
467 Main Street, Rockland, ME 04841
Tel: 207-594-4963 Fax: 207-594-0674
email: bgamage48@gmail.com
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