Charles M. Talbot Associates

Outstanding Annual Auction

Talbot Homestead, Turner, Maine

Tuesday, August 17, 2021 at 10:00 A.M.


We are pleased to announce this sale will be held on Tuesday, August 17, 2021.   Preview by appointment in the week prior to sale or on Monday, August 16th from 8 am to 5 pm. Sale will be held at the Talbot Farm, 73 Poplar Hill, Turner, Maine. 


A partial listing follows with many future added pieces.


Furniture:  Early pine corner cupboard; Federal mahogany bow front bureau; Pleasing revival tiger maple four drawer bureau; Federal mahogany drop front desk; Beautiful inlaid & carved dropleaf table with leaved ends; Set of 8 dining room chairs w/ carved back of wheat sheaves & bowed fronts; Regency narrow dropleaf table w/ figural burl top and ebonized border & base; Cherry bracket foot chest w/ 4 graduated drawers; Several nice turned leg drop leaf tables and stands; Handsome tiger maple double bed; Pine step back cupboard, approx. 75 years old; Set of 5 Folke Palsson J77 Danish Modern chairs; 3 Danish Modern armchairs, one by Art Lande for Westnofa; Revival inlaid game table w/ tapered legs; Small revival drop leaf table w/ figural inlay; Victorian mahogany side by side w/ carved angel support, bowed drop front lid; Several Windsor side chairs; Custom made curly maple stands; Pair of matching wing chairs w/ tapered legs, nicely upholstered; Two other nice wing chairs; Blue leather couch. 


Items of Interest: Philip & Kelvin Laverne bronze plaques – “Woman in Despair” & “Lovers”; 4 bronze plaques by Gabor Peterdi; Metal sculpture of Fr. Junipero Serra by DeGrazia, 1968; Copper Katanga cross from the Congo; Country store butcher block table, 3’ wide; Edison cylinder phonograph w/ decorated morning glory horn and 89 cylinder records; Old blue gray sea chest; Charity Stove Polish salesman’s advertising box;  Stagecoach safe carried Auburn to Farmington Falls; 5 nice baskets; Early copper pcs including 19th century chocolate pot; Shaker butter churn in old red; 1952 LEICA IIIF camera with Summitar lens f=5cm 1:2, Summaron lens f=3.5cm 1:35, Elar f=9cm 1:4, Sychron Blitzer, M3 Metraphat light meter & VIOO finder; Collection of 6 Nambe serving pcs; 5 pcs doll’s furniture including tin dollhouse w/ accessories; Gold reverse painted mirror; Nest of 3 Moroccan tables intricately inlaid with mother of pearl; Small inlaid beehive clock by Buren; Abstract bronze ribbon sculpture, signed; Beatty Brothers foot powered barrel butter churn.


Fire Marks: Collection of 16 Early Fire Marks includes Associated Firemen’s Insurance, Baltimore w/ man blowing fire trumpet, 1848; Mutual Assurance Co. w/ embossed tree, 1805; Fire Association, Philadelphia; Baltimore Society w/ hand shaking, 1794; United Firemen’s w/ eagle, 1860; Insurance Co. of North America w/ embossed eagle, 1805; United Firemen’s, Baltimore, 1855; Philadelphia Contributionship w/ 4 hands clasping, 1817; Baltimore Equitable, 1845; Lumbermen’s Insurance Co., 1873. (see photos at for more details.)


Orientalia, Pottery, Glass & China: Large Oriental Famille Rose dragon & phoenix vase, signed, 17”; Famille Rose 12” bowl; Limoges 3 tiered desert tray w/ gold decoration; Matched pair of Chinese porcelain ginger jars; Approximately 18 pcs. of signed German pottery; Pair of etched sterling overlay vases; Collection of blue & white Staffordshire, many scenic; Rosenthal dinnerware set in cobalt & gold decoration; Set of Ovington Bros. plates w/ heavy gold border; Set of Spode china w/ gold Greek Key border; Large Quimper bowl.


Artwork: Florent Mols oil on canvas (OOC) of fishmonger; Rufus Porter watercolor of gentleman; Willem Tholen watercolor of fishing boat; George M. Hathaway watercolor of riverside; Carl von Hassler “Cottonwoods in Late Autumn” OOC; Charles Frederick Kimball OOC landscape;  Pair of Jules David miniature paintings of before and after the duel;  Jean Veber OOC “The Jurors”; Philip Windt watercolor of fishing boats; Irene Rice Pereira abstract watercolor; OOB winter landscape attributed to Aldro Hibbard; Charles Feola OOC street scene; Henry D. Helprin (Ogunquit) OOB landscape & OOC nude; 2 Motke Blum gouache titled “Tempest” & “Phoenician Boats”; Ben Richmond OOC of ships in harbor; T. Bailey OOC of sheep grazing; 2 Lucien Delarue OOC of Paris scenes; Ian Thomson OOB of barn; Mark Wethli OOC “Portal”; Alice Garver OOB abstract landscape; Pair of Wahso Chan OOC portraits; Jean d’Esparbes OOC portrait of man; Icon on parchment of Saint Francis de Sales signed Maya; Charming early OOC genre scene of children in hay cart; Charles B. Hutchinson OOB “Stromboli Farm”; David Carmichael OOC landscape; Charles Morris OOB landscape; E.T. Brown watercolor of Venice scene;  H. Schiele OOB still life of fruit; Rose Britva abstract OOC; 2 Ed Rose multimedia compositions; Sculptured & painted paper composition sg. Puma “Indio II”. Prints: Max Oppenheimer “Orchestra” lithograph in colors; Alfred Heber Hutty “Loblolly Pines” etching; Benjamin Williams Leader 1902 etching “In a Welsh Valley” by Theophile-Narcisse Chauvel; J. Gould & H.C. Richter 19th century “Alca Torda” (Razorbill) hand colored lithograph; Pair of Keiko Yurimoto woodblock prints of Japanese women.


Lighting:  Pair of cobalt cut to clear etched lamps w/ mythical scenes; Small green cloisonne lamp w/ jade knot finial; Blue Wedgwood lamp; Chinese porcelain lamp w/ hand painted deer; Chinese porcelain lamp w/ oxblood & gold decoration; Brass bouillotte lamp w/ slag glass shade; Selection of wrought iron & brass floor lamps.


Oriental Rugs, Hooked Rugs & Textiles:  4 room size & 10 scatter rugs; Chinese round rug by Walter Nichols; Iranian prayer hanging; Selection of over a dozen vintage colorful hooked rugs made by Marjorie Lawrence Smith; Mid-Century Moroccon Saft Rabat shag rug; Hand done “Grandmother’s Garden” quilt & matching pillow sham; 2 framed needleworks with glass beads - man with harp & still life.


Sterling Silver: Towle “Candlelight” 149-piece flatware set (complete service for 12); 5pc. Reed & Barton “Hampton Court” coffee & tea set; International “Royal Danish” serving tray, 22”; Birks serving tray, 14”; Pair of German cigarette boxes, one presented by German President Theodore Heuss; Dominick & Haff “Pointed Antique” 49 pc. Flatware set; 5 fancy engraved fish slices including S.T. Crosby & William Eley + William Fearn; Additional large tray lots. 


Tools:   Cesar Chelor side hollow moulding plane; Selection of 24 moulding planes include J.P. Storer – Brunswick, ME, Nathaniel Nutting – Otisfield, J.O. Fuller – Providence, J. Whinson 18th century; Other wood planes include several panel raisers, plough planes, 3 arm cooper’s croze and sun plane (some makers include H. Yost, J. Donaldson & J. Hall, S. Ward, W. Marples, Benson & M’Call, Allen Cummings, S&H Hills); Large Fisher Norris anvil w/ embossed eagle; Antique scroll saws include W.F. & J. Barnes Velocipede #2 pedal, Brackett, Shaw & Lunt and New Rogers; Auger set of J.T. Pugh, Philadelphia; Braces by Nobles Mfg. & Quimby Backus; Lot of 5 log stamp branding hammers.



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


Listing subject to error, all items sold as is, absentee & phone 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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Charles M. Talbot Associates

55 Poplar Hill Road

Turner, ME  04282

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