Charles M. Talbot Associates Auction

Turner Grange Hall, Turner, ME

Saturday, April 1, 2023 at 10 A.M.


We would like to welcome you to our highly anticipated first auction of the season on Saturday, April 1st.  This sale will include items from area estates - to be held at the Turner Center Grange Hall, Turner Center, Maine.  Located at 424 Turner Center Road on Route 117, 3 miles east of the junction of Routes 4 and 117 in Turner Village (follow auction signs.)  A partial listing follows. All items are being sold with No Reserve and still No Buyer’s Premium.  Preview Friday, March 31st from 10 am -2 pm, day of sale from 8 am – 10 am or by appointment.


Furniture:  Painted kitchen cabinet w/ 3 upper glass doors; Pine stepback cupboard w/ upper open shelves; Early pine corner cabinet w/ shaped upper shelves; Fancy Victorian marble top cabinet w/ ornate carved crest and narrow pull-out serving drawer; Fancy solid oak serpentine sideboard w/ tall mirrored back; Oak three sectional stacking bookcase; Two scratch carved L chests; Oak kitchen extension table w/ center legs & 3 leaves; Several nice oak bureaus; Tapered leg & turned leg stands; Very nice genuine mahogany dining room set by Craftique, including extension table and 8 Chippendale style chairs, china cabinet and sideboard w/ bowed doors & drawers; Set of 4 pine solid seat arrow back chairs; Painted rattan couch; 2 wicker rockers; Oak wardrobe; 3 oak commodes; Oak one drawer work table; Fancy brass & iron double bed; Tall maple chest of drawers; Contemporary gun cabinet; Pair of nice Chippendale style wing chairs; Contemporary round coffee table & matching end table; Leather lounge chair; Bowed & painted credenza w/ center drawers & side cabinet doors.


Items of Interest: Twisted iron painted patio set w/ 4 chairs & glass top table; Old pine painted store cabinet w/ 8 drawers; Mid 19th Century primitive pine Spanish galleon, remnants of old paint, 36” long; Stoneware incl. John Condon, Boston cobalt leaf decorated jug, 4 gallon crock by F.H. Cowden, Harrisburg, 4 pop bottles, H.A. Johnson & Co. fruit preserves jar; Early brass bedwarmer; Old baskets incl. large handled gathering basket; Large wire basket; Carved wooden bear statue, 27” tall; “Small World – Clothing for Children” double sided advertising sign, ht. 32” x wd. 42”; Doctor’s scale by Continental; 3 pairs of old boat oars; 3 garden statues by Universal Statuary Co.; 1960’s rattan chandelier; Early tinware incl. 3 candle molds; Painted pig pull toy; 4 early automobile lights; Cast iron pieces by Lodge; Doll’s furniture; Bisque head doll by Adolf Wislizenus; Brass spittoon, bucket & pail; Hitchcock mirror w/ watercolor panel; Iron end tables w/ marble top; Spanjer Bros. folding beach chair; Pair of matching brass Rayo lamps; Maple mortar & pestle; Round chopping bowl; Old red rocking chair; Bean pots; Milk bottles; Several sterling silver lots; Bessie Potter Vonnoh sculpture “Motherhood”; Enameled cast iron cookware incl. Le Creuset skillet w/ cover & Cuisinart pans.


Vintage Clothing & Textiles:  8’ long clothes rack full of clothing to be sold in multiple lots, periods from Victorian to the 80’s; Collection of vintage hats; Beautiful wedding gown w/ accessories; Fine lace tablecloth & crocheted pieces; Vintage baby clothes; 2 fancy silk piano shawls w/ intricately embroidered flowers & lacework shawl; Room sized hooked rug & several hooked scatter rugs; Oriental style carpets; Intricate Victorian black lace & jet glass beadwork ladies vest top.


Glass, China & Pottery: Fostoria “Hermitage” azure blue goblets & luncheon plates; 3 carnival glass bowls; Large service of Noritake “Hanover” porcelain dinnerware; Fukagawa “Arita” pure white dinnerware, service for 12; Set of 8 Riedel wine glasses; Set of 8 Esprit moderne champagne flutes; Set of 4 amethyst art glass wine stems, signed; Jonathan Winfisky blown glass bud vase; Wedgwood vase & beaker w/ roman scenes & “Rosemeade” ginger jar; 3 Lladro figurines; Set of 8 water & juice glasses w/ enamel decorated wildflowers; Staffordshire pieces incl. 19” “Perak” platter – many other patterns in variety of colors; Collection of blue & white spatterware by Emporium of Maine; Set of 14 Shenango blue & white restaurant ware dishes; 3 large Herbs & Spices serving dishes; Bella Cucina 8 pc. serving set; Fostoria rose & vine 20 pc. stemware; 2 trays of fine bone china cup & saucers; Set of Blue Willow dinnerware.


Artwork & Prints:  4 hand tinted framed photographs by Charles Sawyer incl. “Little Harbor”, “Crawford Notch”, “Old Man of the Mountains” and “The Flume, Franconia Notch”; 1855 Line and stipple engraving “Mount Vernon in the Olden Time, Washington at 30 Years of Age” after A. Henning, engraved by H.S. Hall; N.E. Angell 1899 watercolor still life of flowers; Muriel Long 1963 OOB “Zinnias & Copper”; Rose Britva “Early Spring” watercolor; Early Henry Wadsworth Longfellow portrait lithograph; 2 Ukiyo-e Japanese woodblock prints of rose & iris flowers; OOC of wild roses, sg. Greyer; OOB winter landscape, sg. J. Watkins; 2 hand colored botanical copper engravings; 4 Vanity Fair “Statesmen” prints; 19th Century Adolph Schreyer lithograph titled “A Troika Chased by Wolves”; 2 J. Desjardins hand colored French fashion engravings; Louise Webber (Augusta) collage titled “Guiding Star” depicting scene of sailboats.


Books: Book sets incl. Zane Grey, 31 vols; Mark Twain, 21 vols; John L. Stoddard’s Lecturees 15 leather covered vols; The World’s Wit & Humor, 14 vols; The Story of the Greatest Nations, 10 vols; 2 large boxes of sports books; Maine books.



No Buyer’s Premium:  Listing subject to error, all items sold as is, book bids accepted, catered by Turner Grange. Terms: cash or check with proper ID, Dealers:  please bring a current copy of your seller’s certificate. This is a partial listing.  Additional photos will be added weekly.

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Charles M. Talbot Associates

55 Poplar Hill Road

Turner, ME  04282

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