Charles M. Talbot Associates

Outstanding Spring Auction

Talbot Homestead, Turner, Maine

Saturday, June 12, 2021 at 9:00 A.M.


Last August, due to Covid restrictions, we were unable to conduct our Annual Sale of selected estate antiques.  Now we are pleased to announce this sale will be held on

Saturday, June 12, 2021.   Preview by appointment in the week prior to sale or on Friday, June 11th from 8 am to 5 pm.


Sale will be held at the Talbot Farm, Poplar Hill, Turner, Maine.

We will be following current COVID guidelines. Firearms, Militaria & Edged Weapons, Native American Pottery, Baskets & Arrow Points (to be sold at 9 am).


The categories are as follows:  Early American Furniture; Artwork & Prints; Glass, China & Lamps; Primitives; Clocks; Oriental Rugs & Orientalia; Firearms, Militaria & Edged Weapons; Native American Pottery, Baskets & Arrow Points; Sterling Silver.


A partial listing follows with many future added pieces.


Furniture:  Child’s Queen Anne maple desk on frame, ht. 40” x wd. 29 ¼”; Child’s Chippendale maple drop front desk, ht. 27 ¼” x wd. 22 ¾”; Queen Anne walnut highboy, all orig.; Federal figural mahogany tall clock by Peter Whytock; Federal sideboard in figural maple w/ bottle drawers & Sandwich pulls; Federal sideboard in figural mahogany (provenance available); Federal walnut four drawer bureau w/ graduated drawers; Queen Anne maple highboy base; Beautiful cherry “Georgetown” dining room table by Thomas Moser, 8’ long; Maple bow front corner wash stand; Pine paint decorated four drawer hutch w/ open top; Tall clock in black over red painted case, missing parts; Federal black over red one drawer stand; Paint decorated arrow back rocking chair, all  orig.;  Set of 4 paint decorated kitchen chairs; Early American maple highboy top; 2 early turned chairs; Federal mahogany butler’s tray on stand; Cherry four drawer bureau w/ tall French foot; Two maple tripod stands; Matching fruitwood rocking & armchair w/ fancy inlaid backs; Set of 8 ladder back chairs w/ 5 graduated shaped, back slats; Federal ladies’ armchair w/ tall mahogany legs; Three matching oak 4 part stacking bookcases by Gunn Furniture; Mahogany side by side w/ bow front drawers; Baker credenza in two parts in Oriental style; Baker Welsh sideboard; Small burl 4 drawer bracket foot chest by Hickory White; Kittinger tea table & one drawer stand; Four second period wing back chairs; Queen Anne style loveseat.


Items of Interest: Miniature figural mahogany exquisitely crafted sideboard w/ leaf & vine inlay, ht. 9 ¾” x 19 ¼”; Miniature painting on ivory of Countess Vibe Kierulff Spicer; Handmade iron coffee table w/ Maine pine trees, moose & deer; Sheffield coffee or tea urn in copper w/ silver ornamentation; Maple pedestal, 3’7” tall; 3 Chinese soapstone carved vases; Persian brass hanging lamp w/ inset colored glass cabochons; Carved whale initialed HP; Winged cherub statue in gilt bronze on marble base; Bronze buffalo on marble base; Camel’s brass double saddle seat w/ bag; Child’s rocking boat by Darling’s Wood Products; Hazeltine Corp. radio in two drawer maple stand; Stewart-Warner Magic Antenna radio in bow front mahogany cabinet; Maine State Prison Conestoga wagon lamp.


Firearms, Militaria & Edged Weapons: J. Henry percussion rifle in tiger maple w/ fancy brass trim; Robbins & Lawrence percussion rifle, 1849, w/ brass trim; Springfield 1849 percussion rifle w/ US eagle; W. Moore & Co. double barrel percussion shotgun (needs restoration); Harper’s Ferry 1831 percussion rifle (needs restoration); Eight pistols incl. Remington Model 1861 Naval revolver; Pinfire two-barrel pocket pistol; Early Bacon Pat. Percussion pocket pistol; 1913 Cavalry sabre designed by George Patton, mint; WWII era Japanese Naval officer’s sword; Fourteen bayonets incl. American, German, British & French; Twelve daggers and knives incl. early Islamic, early Turkish, Pacific Island short sword, Early Indian Tulwar.  Civil War:  CDV photo album w/ 21 soldiers; Civil War testimonial signed by Joshua Chamberlain; 1852 Kenduskeag, ME assessment broadside; Militia Commission document of Pennell Alexander of Harpswell, ME; Tortoiseshell powder horn; Civil War revolver holster & cavalry tassel band.  (Complete listing to be added to website).

Primitives: Early copper running horse weathervane in gray overpaint; Decorated stoneware 2 gallon jug by Douw H. Fonda; Decorated butter churn w/ cobalt seahorse; Norton crock w/ cobalt lettering; Burl bowl, 7 ½” diameter; Burl mortar & pestle; Cast iron standing 13 arm plant tree; Sailor blue painted carpenter’s chest; Child’s painted rocking horse; Large grain painted dome top chest; Black over red document box; Counter top revolving perfume display case; Painted game board; Jeweler’s cast iron foot powered polisher & grinder; Relief carving of medieval door by Yankee Whittler David Holmes; Carving of chickadees by Ross of Barre, VT, Painted pine panel of basket of fruit & vegetables by Walter Desel; Old red butter churn; Blood’s 1861 improved sifter; Maple chopping bowl, 20” diameter; Oak locking tea caddy; Five old carved decoys incl. pair of numbered black & white decoys; Old ground mounted pine carved rooster; Pierced tin footwarmer w/ heart design; Cast iron planter; Poland Spring bottle; Several Federal gold-leafed mirrors.

Native American:  Seventeen (17) pottery pieces (some signed) including early decorated pot w/ handle, 11 ½”; Eight (8) baskets incl. painted birch bark lidded basket; Over fifty (50) pieces  (many identified) of stone weapons and tools incl. battle ax, tomahawk and spearheads; Beaded pin cushions & beaded bag; Antique hand woven poncho.

Pottery, Glass & China: Lalique Ganymede ice bucket; Zsolnay irridenscent green bowl; Victorian ormolu mounted, marbled art glass bowl; Bronzed ewer w/ dolphin handle; Pair of Peloton vases; Okura China service for 12; Set of 8 Tiffany & Co. champagne flutes; Pair of tall sterling overlay vases; Set of Copeland Spode “Fitzhugh” china; Steuben glass center bowl; Pair of Val St. Lambert candlesticks; Approx. 12 pieces of cut glass; 20 pieces of sterling mounted glass; 24 pcs of Old Ivory – Silesia; Set of Jenny Lind Staffordshire dinnerware; Large set of Haviland Limoges china; 10 l’Antica di Deruta Italian plates w/ roosters; Set of Wedgwood plates; Herend porcelain horse & trainer figurine; Set of 6 Capidimonte musician figurines.


Artwork: Thomas McLoon OOC of young woman in gold dress; Mark Wethli OOC titled “Portal”; Josef Konecny OOC still life of flowers; Forrest Orr W/C of coastal Maine scene; I Gusti Nyoman Lempad w/c of lady by water; Early OOC portrait of young lady in lacy garment holding gold rope chain – needs restoration, provenance available; J.L. Sim portrait of well-dressed man; Miniature OOB of Hebron Academy Building init.. J.W.P.; S.W. Whitaker OOB of men on dam in winter; Collection of 12 Betsy Schneider w/c incl. Maine coast & landscapes; Three (3) Alicia Stonebreaker w/c incl. geese in flight; OOC of Mt. Katahdin init. S.M.P.; Marjorie Ward Young w/c of buildings; Douglas Teller w/c landscape; A.T. Sylvester 1885 oil on panel of lighthouse in moonlight; A. Luise OOC of Mediterranean port scene; Collection of 3 OOB & 3 w/c portraits sg. B. Lane; H. Phillipson primitive OOB of boat on lake; Bev Bevilaqua w/c of rooftops; Lu. H. Pease OOB of forest; John Fitch w/c of warship; William F. Spicer w/c “Apple Orchard – Seavey’s Island” & “Spruce Creek – Kittery”.


Prints: George Braque lithograph “Helios V”; Beverly Hallam monotype collage “Sun Chaser”; Ben Shahn abstract lithograph; Riley Brewster abstract lithograph artist’s proof; J. Gould & H.C. Richter lithograph “Phalacrocorax Graculus – Crested Cormorant”; J.J. Audubon “Common Crossbill” by J. Bien; Two (2) engravings after C.B. Newhouse “A False Alarm on the Road to Gretna” & “One Mile from Gretna”; Benjamin Williams Leader 1902 etching “In a Welsh Valley” by Theophile-Narcisse Chauvel; Thomas Hoyne lithograph “New Ways on Banquereau”; Thomas Hoyne lithograph “The Widowmaker”.


Oriental Rugs & Orientalia: Three (3) Oriental room size & many scatter rugs; Chinese low bowl w/ blue background, pink & yellow decoration, 13 ¾”; Rose Medallion leaf edged bowl; Chinese blue & white covered jar; Chinese ginger jar, signed.


Lighting:  Two (2) champleve bronze table lamps; Bronze figural horse desk lamp; Victorian aesthetic brass lamp; Chinese bronze lamp with dolphins & serpents; Pair of Arrowsmith tole decorated table lamps w/ cherubs; Arrowsmith brass 3 light table lamp; Chinese vase lamp: Celadon handled lamp; Mid century modern bulbous lamp with fiberglass shade; Victorian banquet lamp w/ etched shade; Nice selection of brass & iron floor lamps. 


Clocks & Barometers:  French Royal Exchange bracket clock in inlaid case; Thomas double dial calendar wall clock; Daniel Pratt & Sons ogee mantle clock; Gustav Becker 2 weight regulator wall clock; Ansonia regulator oak wall clock; Sessions school house regulator calendar clock; Ingraham Treasure Island banjo clock, ca. 1927; Ingraham oak mantle clock; Robert Murdock wall barometer; D. Luvate wall barometer; Waterbury mantle clock; Porcelain 8 day “Russell” clock w/ h.p. panel depicting cherubs; Wangja 31 day shelf clock; Two (2) tall clocks (see furniture listing).


Textiles:  Ottoman Empire embroidered tapestry depicting temples & greenery; Collection of 11 Priscilla Turner hooked rugs, most with original tags & weaver names; Early colorful rag rug runner, 11’6”;  Gold threaded silk table covering; Finely woven & detailed tablecloth; Victorian silk patch work quilt w/ intricate stitchwork, dates & signatures; Tulip appliqued spring quilt & butterfly appliqued quilt top.


Sterling Silver & Jewelry:  Twelve pieces of holloware; Three sets of flatware incl. S. Kirk; Over 150 pieces of misc. flatware incl. fancy serving pieces. 


***** 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.  You may also visit us at (ID # 4188). Email:

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Charles M. Talbot Associates

55 Poplar Hill Road

Turner, ME  04282

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