Stanton Multi Estate Antiques, Americana & Fine Art Sale

Tue Jul 16, 2013 04:30PM
Hampden, MA

FEATURING: The Wilbraham, MA Estate of John Bemben (One of "The Founding Five" of Friendly's Ice Cream"), Part II of the Pat Morris Estate
(Spfld, MA); Another Wilbraham, MA Estate w family heirlooms from the 18th & 19th C; A fine Norwich, CT Estate; Several great private
collections and much, MUCH MORE!!! We will be offering some of our most important merchandise of the year in several categories…
The sale is diverse & deep and we're starting a half hour earlier because of the sheer quantity! Don't Miss This One!
Extremely rare and important Winslow Homer sketch book featuring approx 22 pages of pencil drawings
plus one watercolor most dated either March or April 1886. Only one is signed (W.H.). The quality of several
of these is extraordinary. Oral history states that this sketch book came directly from Winslow Homer
to a neighboring state of Maine family. See the internet site for the rest
Exceptional 19th C sgnd of the Homer sketches Portrait "Jumeau" 15 1/2" doll w brown paperweight
eyes, orig cork pate & orig wig & orig body in 19thC wonderful clothing & cond -See the internet sites for
more Antique Doll, Toy & Child related
One of three period highboys - This a Wonderful QA period ca 1740-1760 North Shore, MA Maple fan carved
flat top highboy w orig brasses featuring closed bottom lower case & wooden cobbler pin construction - 76 1/2" tall x 36" upper case width -
See the internet sites for the others
One of 4 period slant lid desks - This a Spectacular late Chippendale early 19th C Colchester, CT mahog block front slant lid
desk w orig brasses on magnificent dbl OG ftd & curlicued base featuring brass handles on the side - this is the most
powerful base imaginable… See the internet sites for the other period desks
Fine Period American Southern Furniture incl this Very important QA period ca 1755-1775 North Carolina or VA Mahog
piecrust tilt-top tea table  on trifid feet featuring the best all over carving - as beautiful a tea
table as we've ever had…See the internet sites for more period tea tables & other Southern furniture
One of three period highboys - This a Beautiful period WM & Mary ca 1720 desirably diminutive very formal
Boston Highboy featuring great orig burl walnut veneer drawer fronts & mahog inlaid crosshatched drawer surrounds with an owner
label "Capt H.A. Bourne" Bourne, Barnstable County, MA affixed to lower case - 61 1/4" tall x 33 3/4
uppercase width - See Pg 628 in " American Antiques From Israel Sack Collection" for an example w virtually
identical proportions… See the internet sites for the rest
Over 40 period chairs in all incl these fine Windsors: Wonderful form ca 1790 Eastern, CT Windsor continuous
armchair in ash & maple w nice bulbous turnings & good height - 36 1/2 tall w 16" seat height
& Great form period Windsor extra tall fan back Windsor knuckle armchair w fine turnings, shaped
saddle seat & carved ears in black paint- 44"tall w 18" seat height… See the internet sites for more
Windsors & the other early chairs
Period upholstered furniture incl this Rare and important period Chippendale ca 1760-1780 Newport, RI Mahog wingchair from
the Goddard Townsend school in the best form featuring stop fluted legs, serpentine crest rail, deep wings & flaring rolled
arms. The chair retains some of its orig webbing on the back. See Israel Sack Collection, Vol. I,
pg 8… See the internet sites for at least 5 more period upholstered examples
John Joseph Enneking (1841-1916) 4 1/2" x 6" o/bd Sunset Landscape w village background dtd 1876 -
has another oil painting on verso which looks to be the same hand titled "Winter Solstice" - Fresh to the
market from a Woods Hole, MA home… See the internet sites for much more Fine Art
One of the rarest furniture forms extant, a very important ca 1795-1810 NYC full size Bridal Bed in orig polychrome paint & 24k gilt decoration Over 40 period chairs incl extremely rare &
important set of 7 attrib. Samuel McIntire Salem MA ca 1795 Mahog dining chairs featuring satin wood inlaid fans and basket
of fruit carved crests (1 of the 7 chairs needs repair, but is all there) - 37" tall - Note: The famous MA Patriot, John Hancock,
once owned a virtually identical set Important signed Winslow Homer 16x12 oval charcoal pencil on paper portrait of a bearded Confederate Civil War soldier -
magnificent detail
Outstanding 1 owner (John Bemben) 1982 Mercedes-Benz 240D 4-Door Sedan with 147,000 orig miles in superb running condition
& current Inspection sticker - always garaged - always maintained by a master mechanic
2 wonderful 18thC QA period dropleaf tables incl an attrib Samuel Sewall (York, ME) diminutive (32" long) maple & birch ca 1755- 1765 example & a Newport, RI quality Cuban
mahog 41 ½" long example from the Goddard Townsend Group ca 1740-60 - See our internet sites for many more period tables
Wonderful lg Brian Coole 19x42 o/panel "The Last Leg Home" - America's Cup Racer off New York - see our internet sites for another
fine Brian Coole painting Outstanding Percy A. Sanborn (1849-1929) 20x36 o/c "On the Passagassawakeag"
- State of Maine provenance on verso - See our internet sites for much more Fine Art
Many exceptional period candlestands plus 1 & 2 drawer stands incl this Hartford CT cherry dish top
Chapin School candle stand ca 1760 featuring great oldcolor, wonderful turnings & graceful delicate legs &
Very rare form period Sheraton ca 1800 Salem, MA mahog 1 drawer stand on reeded tapered legs ending
in plum feet featuring serpentine shaped top & sides & the best inlay incl crotch birch panels on all 4 sides &
over the top of the legs - see our internet sites for details o n the rest of the period stands
Outstanding sgnd Tiffany Pomegranate 16" leaded glass table lamp on beautiful patina bronze Greek urn base featuring
intense mottling & great deep green color (an early Tiffany lamp & one of the best examples of the Pomegranate you're ever
going to see plus a Beautiful sgnd Tiffany rare blue 9" vase w platinum hooked feather dec
Outstanding attrib. A.T. Bricher 20x16 o/c Forest interior in fabulous carved and gilded vintage frame - See our internet sites for much more Fine Art
Fine Asian Arts Collection (to be sold at the end of the sale) incl this late 18th/early 19thC Asian lacquer painted chest on stand featuring
brass mountings & chinoisserie decoration - 54" tall x 38" wide x 19 1/4" deep… See the internet sites for the rest of the collection

Small sampling of the exceptional treen collection incl boxes & gameboards… See
our internet sites for all the details
Small sampling of the early lighting collection…See our internet sites for all the details  One of 2 period pcs attrib to Robert Walker of Charleston, SC - This a fine period Hepplewhite ca 1795 carved mahog & exotic wood inlaid rare "clamshell" form Charleston, SC splay leg writing stand featuring
beautiful satinwood ellipses, etc - See our internet sites for the other attrib Robert Walker item One of many period chests - This a ca 1790 period Hepplewhite New Hampshire inlaid bow front drop panel 4 drawer chest on nice high  French ftd base in desirable old surface - 38" width... This chest features birdseye maple drawer fronts w mahog banding & additional inlay on top edge & apron -see the internet sites for the rest of the period chests Christine Herter Kendall (1890-1981) 12x24 o/c "Seaweed Harvest
at the Mouth of the Hudson River" near Sandy Hook, NY - see our internet sites for much more Fine Art
Wonderful quality unsigned mid 19th C 24" x 35 ¾" o/c of fishing boats in an Italian Harbor - See our internet sites for much more Fine Art
Fine form 18th C New England pine 2 door over 1 door corner cupboard w wonderful architectural features on the interior - 89 ½" tall x 45" wide  Wonderful collection of antique Folk Art paintings incl outstanding late 19th/early 20thC 8"x 6" o/bd of African American boy & girl kissing - exceptional detail & vibrant colors & Outstanding ca 1830 10x8 o/bd of Mother & Daughter in red dress both holding flowers… See our internet sites for many more Folk Art paintings
Small sampling of the great treen & trade signs - a Wonderful 19th C 24" tall hanging barber shop pole trade sign in orig red, white & blue paint & a Great form PA hand carved ca 1870's rare penny bank in the form of a cupola w rooster on top in orig brown & green paint - 13 ¾" tall - see the internet sites for much more
One of a number of Antique & Semi-Antique Estate Oriental Rugs (to be sold early in the sale) - This a 7'8"x9'9" Antique Persian Sarouk rm size - See the website for more than 30 Oriental Rugs in all Fine Asian Arts Collection (to be sold at the end of the sale) incl this matched pr of 18th C Ching Dynasty carved ancestral armchairs w traces of orig black finish -
47" tall … See the internet sites for the rest of the collection
Fine Asian Arts Collection (to be sold at the end of the sale) incl this wonderful form early to mid 19thC Chinese Rose Medallion scalloped
rim bowl - 11" diam x 5" tall - Note: fine orange peel interior & great condition - See the internet sites for the rest of the collection Great private collection of fine porcel 16" tall in excellent cond & Fine Bing & Grondahl 11 ¼" tall porcelain
Falcon #1892… see our internet sites for the rest of the porcelain collection incl more birds, etc plus wood carved birds
Extremely rare sgnd Orkin Craft 21 ½" long pressed steel 1920's speed boat w great & hard to find orig motor… See
our internet sites for more Antique Toy & Child related
The Pat Morris collection of Belleek incl this Belleek Fermanagh 7" reticulated plate w floral sprig center in rare exquisite condition (flawless!) & lots more incl many black mark pieces… See our
internet sites for all of the Belleek plus the Pat Morris collection of WATERFORD crystal
More Vict carved Oak from the Pat Morris Estate incl this Outstanding & desirably diminutive 19th C Victorian
carved oak lift top bench featuring winged Griffin arms, paw feet & foliate carved panels - 42" long x 37" tall x 20"deep &
much more… See our internet sites for all of it…
Over 20 period tables in this sale incl these 2 early gatelegs… a Wm & Mary Ca 1730 CT 47 ½" long (nice
lg dining table size) cherry & pine   dbl gate deep dropleaf table in virtually untouched cond & desirable old surface & an extremely rare
WM & Mary ca 1725-1745 Tidewater, VA black walnut, yellow pine & oak carved gate leg table… See our internet sites for the rest of them
Over 20 period tables in this sale incl these 2 inlaid card tables - an excellent period Sheraton ca 1790-1810 Portsmouth NH mahog and satinwood
reeded leg card table signed J. Wilder & a Beautiful Period Hepplewhite ca 1790- 1810 mahog & tiger maple demi-lune card table featuring oak leaves & acorns
oval panel inlay… See our internet sites for 2 more period card tables
Over 40 period chairs incl a Very early ca 1640-60 Pilgrim Century maple spindle back 36 ¾" side chair featuring slotted seat rail construction & very early surface &
The "Naumkeag Chair"- A ca 1630-50 North Shore, MA maple & yellow pine 35 ½" tall Pilgrim Century side chair - (Refer
to the inventory of the Reverend Hugh Peters)… See our internet sites for many more early chairs
Our best private collection of early 19thC bottles in years… See our  internet sites for individual details
One of eight antique weathervanes - This a Ca 1910-20 Copper full bodied Rooster on arrow weathervane in great old ptd, gilded & verdigris surface - 24" long x 22" tall… See our internet sites for the rest of them
Over 40 period chairs incl Great form QA period ca 1750 Boston maple carved cabriole leg slip seat side chair in untouched
cond incl both structure & surface - Note great proportions & full height incl full pad feet… See our internet sites for more
early chairs
Over 20 period tables in this sale incl Ca 1700-1720 great form maple w orig pine top New England shoe foot 47"
round top hutch table featuring early T-nail construction & wonderful molded foot… See our internet sites for the rest of the
period tables
One of 2 period Pembroke cross stretcher based tables incl this Late 18th C period Chippendale/Hepplewhite transitional New England example w
shaped serpentine leaves… See our internet sites for the other Pembroke
Over 20 period tables in this  sale incl Rare form WM & Mary ca 1720-40 Valley of VA black walnut splay leg 1 drawer
tavern table… See our internet sites for several more period tavern tables Many fine paintings in this sale incl these 2 large French Impressionist oils by
Edouard Quost (1844-1931) who was a close friend & artist contemporary of Claude Monet - 42"x16 ¼" & 42"x24" Some of the early ceramic collection incl these 19thC
stoneware examples by Julius Norton, Somerset, etc…  See our internet sites for more early ceramics
Some of the fine early portraits in this sale incl Wonderful 30"x25" oval o/c portrait of Seraph Ashley Pond (Sister of Joseph Pond who
was President of MA Senate ca 1850's) in magnificent vintage frame - She was from the greater Boston area & the portrait has
always been in the family; A mid 19th C 27"x32" o/c portrait of ships captain in formal dress holding his telescope with a distant view of
the ocean through the window & an attrib John LaFarge 20 ½" x 16" o/c portrait of a woman believed to be Margaret Perry LaFarge
(JLF's wife) Note: encaustic paint technique used by JLF - (1 of 2 paintings attrib to J. La Farge) - see our internet sites for more
antique portraits
Eclectic collection of antique Sculpture incl Fine ca 1820-40 PA 8 ½" tall   King Charles Spaniel polychrome chalkware dog in great untouched
cond; Hans Dammann (1867-1942) wonderful quality 16" tall 19th C Bronze sculpture of Gaius Julius Caesar on black marble plinth- Berlin
Foundry mark "Aktien-Gesellschaft Gladenbeck" & Great antique solid bronze eagle monument (topper) - 9" wingspan x 9 ½" tall - See our internet
sites for more antique & collectible sculpture
NOTE: This ad could easily have been twice this size! Check either of our internet sites for the complete picture, come to one of our multiple
preview days & DON'T MISS THIS AUCTION!!
TERMS OF SALE: Cash or KNOWN check unless cleared
with management in advance.
We accept cash, check, MC, VISA, DISCOVER & AM EX.
We accept LIVE, Absentee, Phone & ONLINE Bidding
ACCESSIBLE: From Rte 91 North & South &/or The Mass Pike (Rte90). We are a suburb of Springfield, MA. A call for directions will save
you time: 413-566-3161…Or print them off the website at
Rare ca 1900 sheet iron graphic pig form butcher's trade sign featuring orig dry crusty paint w ptd inscription
" Jos. Eaton Butcher" - found in Ohio - 15"x11 ¼" & Great Shoe form antique dbl sided trade sign in outstanding
orig yellow, orange & black paint - 26 ½" long x 14" tall X 4" deep - see our internet sites for
more great trade signs




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