Charles M. Talbot Associates

Outstanding Annual Summer Auction

Talbot Homestead, Turner, Maine

Tuesday, August 20, 2019 at 9:00 A.M.


We are pleased to announce our summer sale of selected estate antiques collected especially for this annual sale.  Preview by appointment or on Monday, August 19th from 8 am to 5 pm or morning of sale 7:30 am to 9 am.  Note that vintage boat motors will be sold at 9am, followed by musical instruments and minerals.  Sale will be held at the Talbot Farm, Poplar Hill, Turner, Maine. 


A partial listing follows with many future added pieces.


Civil War, Photography & Ephemera: Album of 43 Civil War officers, mostly of the 44th Regiment of MA; 8 Civil War swords, including presentational sword to Captain Frank W. Reynolds of the 44th Regiment of MA and Cavalry sabre by D.J. Millard Co. - Nathaniel Bowditch provenance. Exquisite Confederate Bowie knife, 16 5/8” long; Commission documents for Capt. Frank Reynolds; Fine ½ plate daguerreotype of Caroline Reynolds Ward in Brady flip case; Several other early daguerreotypes from Reynolds family; Letters from Lt. Richard Weld to Anna Reynolds; Large set of Civil War china from Reynolds Family; Writings & sketches by architect Harris Stephenson in the company of Capt. Frank Reynolds; Early brass pocket sextant (Sinbad, Lincoln’s Navy 1862); 2 CW belt buckles w/ arrowhead hooks; Soldier made leather ball pouch; Soldier made percussion cap holder; CW era homemade daggers; Important 1742 picture frame made from the Wedding Dress worn by Nathaniel Carter’s bride Mary Beck (Newburyport); 1771 Dutch silk marriage document; Dutch genealogy book; History of the First-Tenth-Twenty-ninth Maine Regiment by Maj. John Gould, 1871; The Photographic History of the Civil War in Ten Volumes, 1911.


Furniture:  Danish Modern & Mid Century Modern: Teak credenza by Einar Larsen & Axel Bender Madsen for Naestved Mobelfabrik; Teak tea / bar cart by Poul Hundevad; Set of 6 teak dining chairs by Svend A. Madsen for Moreddi; Pair of teak double bureaus by Vitre; Padded armchair and ottoman by Lawrence Peabody; Set of 5 dScan chairs by Erik Buch; Pair of Klein Design matching armchairs & ottomans; 4 armchairs by McGuire; 4 tulip chairs by Saarinen; Teak trundle bed. Early, Revival & Victorian: Two tall clocks including New England cherry tall clock with pinwheel and fan inlay, original finish; Oak revolving hardware cabinet w/ 88 small drawers; Classical Empire mahogany sideboard in figural veneer w/ paw & leaf feet; Queen Anne mahogany drop leaf table w/ drawer; 4 Federal drop leaf tables in curly maple and one in black over red paint; Federal figural maple commode w/ 2 upper drawers; 3 Federal tilt top stands; Revival mahogany highboy w/ carved fretwork, broken arch pediment; Revival mahogany game table w/ carved knees & feet; Federal half round table; 2 drawer Empire drop leaf stand; Russian veneered secretary; Two sets of Hitchcock decorated chairs; Empire mahogany secretary w/ 2 shaped fretwork doors; Federal cherry one drawer stand w/ nicely carved legs.


Pottery, Glass & China: Over 20 signed pcs of Southwestern pottery includes  Fanny Nampeyo polychrome pot, Oscar Quezada black glaze bowl, Reynaldo Quezada lg. black glaze pot.  Over 50 German signed pottery pcs incl. Rudolph Stahl, Carstens & Walter Baumfalk.  Flow blue & blue & white Staffordshire incl. Brown, Westhead, Moorehead platter & 12 matched plates, 12 Doulton Burslem shaped floral plates & Oriental Stone “Scinde” compote; Don Carlson pulled feather art glass vase; Steve Correia iridescent plate; Steuben pitcher, water glasses & highballs; 12 childs pattern glass mugs; Baccarat champagne flutes; Bohemian cranberry cut to clear flasks; French Faience lunch plates; Old Ivory pieces; Set of Royal Doulton “Carlyle”china; Many other fine pieces.


Artwork: Artists include Joseph Raffael; Andrew Melrose; George Bunn; Charles Copeland; Philip von Saltza; Bernard Karfiol; Horace Brown; Vilmos Huszar; Lionel Lemoine Fitzgerald; Parker Harlowe; Early OOB of old man & ghost attrib.  Edouard von Grutzner; George Daniell; Gaetano de Gennaro; Margo Mandette; Remo Testa; A.S. Pratt; Richard Pulliam; Worsham; Alfred Spitall; Leila Rosen.  Prints:  Josef Albers; Paul Klee; 3 Carroll Thayer Berry woodblock prints; Sam Francis; Richard Lindner; Robert Rauschenberg; Claes Oldenburg; Ben Nicholson; Manon Cleary nude photo; Lot of Sunil Gupta photographs; Stow Wengenroth; Robert Hopper; Clement Allison.    Sculptures & Carvings: David Lemon bronze “Parting Shot”; Sorel Etrog bronze “The Bird Which Does Not Exist #4”; Lionel Lemoine Fitzgerald bronze nude; 5 Jesse Blackstone mini carved & painted birds incl. #1 Red Wing Blackbird; Yosef G. Drenters wood & iron sculpture of bird;  Leo Mol nude prototype; Loet Vanderveen bronze impala drinking; Large carved & painted Oaxaca horse & snake by Miguel Melchor Fabian; Carved & painted flying horse by Francisco Hernandez Cruz; 3 old and original, carved & painted masks incl. Northwest Indian polychrome death mask, American Woodland Indian polychrome mask and Walrus Bay Inuit w/ ivory teeth.


Oriental Rugs, Porcelains & Orientalia:  5 room sized rugs & many scatter rugs; Early 10” Imari bowl;  2 Bhutanese thangka paintings on silk, framed; 19th Century Persian mosaic; Signed Chinese brush bowl; Early porcelain Fu dog.


Items of Interest: Gino Sarfatti / Angelo Lelli Triennale Arredoluce floor lamp; Salesman sample of a horse drawn hay rake, 31” long; Unusual salesman sample of a horse drawn buggy in orig. green paint, 14”;  Salesman sample of Jupiter cast iron cookstove, 14” long; 8 panel slag glass lamp; 1903 John Waldo Nash of Maine fish mount, needs resto.; Johnson trolley fare box; 1835 engraving of the 1722 Town of Boston Map by Capt. John Bonner; 1800’s map of Northern Mass & Southern Maine; 2 wheel coffee grinder in old red w/ eagle finial; Navajo rugs; Collection of 5 Skookum dolls, 2 painted birch bark teepees by Penobscot Indians, 3 carved totems, 2 birch bark canoes; 18th Century handmade dagger in Spanish brown paint; 3 contemp. lab quality microscopes; Turner Centre Creamery milk container/lamp; Round 5” finger lapped box w/ intricate carving; Ashanti stool; Pair of brass eagle sconces; Pottery floor vase in black glaze; Lg. brass buckets; Pair of mounted horse cast iron doorstops; 4 ornately carved Ghanaian hair combs; 3 framed silhouettes, one signed Bache’s; 3 early mirrors incl. Federal 2 part w/ acorn drops; 2 primitive wooden crossbows; Mid-century modern, convertible, painted wooden 12 light hanging / table candelabra; Bonn porcelain painted vase lamp; Nice selection of Mid Century & contemp.  table & floor lamp; Marsh & Gilbert mirror clock; D. Luvate barometer.


Nautical: Brass binnacle by B. Cooke & Sons; Sailor made carved pie crimper & other sailor carved implements; Lothrop’s fog horn; Nautical mallet w/ carving of 3 mast ship; Whaling harpoon; Early tin buoy; Perko brass marine lamp; USN brass bell; Old painted & carved model of 2 mast schooner plus 2 additional models; Painted sawfish sword depicting coastal military base dated 1928; 2 half hulls, one of Storm King; Nantucket lightship basket by Manny Diaz.


Sterling Silver & Jewelry:  Hollow-ware serving pcs and over 325 pcs of flatware incl. cased set, many fancy & signed; Several sales of estate jewelry including cameo, 14k carved jade bracelet and necklace.


Boat Motors (to be sold at 9am):  Evinrude ½ hp “Mate”, ca. 1940’s; Elto Super Light Twin 4hp, 1926; Johnson “Sea Horse” 5hp, ca. 1950’s; Johnson A-35, ca 1920’s; Evinrude “Yachtwin” 3hp, 1965; Johnson “Fisherman” 9.5hp, w/tank; 1960’s; Elgin 2hp, 1952; Muncie Gear Works “Neptune” Model WC1.


Musical Instruments (to be sold at 9:15 am): Nice variety of instruments including 1963 Gibson SG walnut electric guitar; S.S. Stewart 5 string banjo, ca. 1892;  Albert Fischer violin; 1947 E.K. Blessing trumpet; Ferdinandus Gagliano violin; Orpheum No.1 banjo; Buescher saxophone, ser. 137317; Martin CS1 acoustic guitar; Fender Squier electric bass guitar; Autoharp; Paolo Soprani accordion; El Prado acoustic guitar; Hopf violin w/ carved lion head.



Minerals (to be sold at 9:30am): Collection of 26 minerals incl. fine examples of Blue fluorite, Amethyst crystal cathedral; Celestite &  Calcite crystal w/ sphalerite (See website for detailed listing.)



***** As always, No Buyer’s Premium *****

Listing subject to error, all items sold as is, book bids accepted, catered by LaFleur’s Restaurant of Jay. Terms: cash or check with proper ID, Dealers:  please bring a current copy of your seller’s certificate. This is a partial listing, visit us at (ID # 4188) or for pictures and more complete listing. Email:



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55 Poplar Hill Road

Turner, ME  04282

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