Charles M. Talbot Associates

October Estate Auction

Talbot Homestead, Turner, Maine

Saturday, October 2, 2021 at 10:00 A.M.


The nucleus of this auction is the Estate of Elaine Chenard, beloved Turner, Maine educator. We are pleased to announce this sale will be held on Saturday, October 2, 2021. Preview by appointment in the week prior to sale. 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 barrel back corner cupboard; Early mahogany 2 over 4 bow front bureau w/ carved cookie corner posts; Maple swing leg drop leaf dining room table w/ 17” leaves; Magnificent 9-piece Rococo carved oak dining room set incl. table (opens to 10’), 6 chairs, hutch, sideboard and server; Walnut split pedestal dining room table (opens to 8’9”); Oak 18 drawer printer’s typeset cabinet; Oak 5 drawer file cabinet; Pair of heavy carved mahogany twin beds; Set of 6 Hitchcock chairs; Five – one or two drawer hardwood night stands; Early bird’s eye maple drop front desk, heavily stained; Mahogany 4 drawer secretary w/ fret worked doors; 2 nice maple drop leaf tables; Mahogany gateleg table w/ 12” wide top; Mahogany slant back game table; Mahogany bureau w/ carved posts & 4 graduated drawers; Walnut oval parlor table; Figural hardwood 3 drawer drop front desk; Bowdoin & Smith College armchairs; Two contemporary cherry floor standing cupboards; Contemporary pine corner cupboard.


Items of Interest: Early carved tilt top stand w/ intricate inlaid top of 3 horned sheep; Vintage copper weathervane of running horse & sulky; Redwing brushware jardiniere w/ pedestal; 3 nice blanket/storage chests; Edison cylinder phonograph (working); Over 24 table lamps incl. Bradley & Hubbard brass store lamp, B&H brass & marble banquet lamp, tin oil lamps…many contemporary, etched & colored table lamps; Nice selection of vintage and contemporary baskets incl. Patti & Fred Tomah Indian baskets; Hand painted toleware serving trays; 12 early brass candlesticks (many matching); Sterling silver dresser set pieces; Miniature bird carvings, 3 signed; 2 doorstops; Sessions marbleized mantle clock; Victorian brass towel bar; Lg. covered firkin & round pantry box; Wooden measure; Small 4 drawer utility cabinet; 2 wildlife wooden mosaics by Jim Westrup; Framed silk quilt piece w/ intricate stitchwork; Stradivarius violin; Wicker fernery; 2 copper water boilers; Andersen Studio pottery wildlife figurines; 4 copper pans by Bazar Francais; 5 sets of old wooden skis incl. Broderna Sandstroms, Tubbs, Paris Mfg., Northland; “Golden Falcon” sled by Paris Mfg.; L.L. Bean wooden snowshoes; Tabletop wooden dressing mirror; Turner Center Creamery milk bottles.


Artwork: Robert Solotaire OOB “On Meeting Street”; Nettie Cowen w/c of fishing boats & shacks; H.K. Georges OOC of lady on elephant; OOB of dark haired lady, stamped C.F. Mutter on back; William Marshall OOC sailboats in moonlight; S. W. Whitaker OOB landscape; V. Hoople OOB still life of flowers; A. Wheatley w/c & pastel pitcher of flowers; Cricket Tupper w/c & pastel of Great Harbor, Haskells Island; Julie Garvey w/c landscape; S.A. Bobery OOB of fort above harbor; OOB of St. John’s River, init.. LCC; Rosemarie Santos MacPherson acrylic of interior study; S. Brandner OOB of mill in winter; Mary Lou Goertzen pen & ink of jar of flowers; OOB of city scene, sg. Burnett; C. Law OOB of ducks in flight; Evelyn Winter 1995 w/c of native American mother & child; Hiko Zool w/c cityscape; E. Hussey OOC landscape w/ wheat sheaves; Charles James Wright w/c of rocky coast of Maine; D. Sparks w/c oceanside homestead; Nancy Clark OOB & w/c of flowers; Jane Zacchi w/c of Federal home; Bat Fanchai Japanese sumi ink painting; Robert E. Driscoll w/c of quaint home; Victor Hugo Anderson OOC of woodland stream; L.C. Dean pencil drawing of lake; L. Fisher OOC portrait of clown; Vic Runtz 1977 pen & ink satirical drawing; Primitive OOB of Maine coast w/ sailboat; OOC impressionistic landscape, signed; Small w/ of boats from Golden Gate Bridge; Early OOB of cottage near river; Large OOC seascape. Prints:  Pablo Picasso “Toros y Toreros” lithograph on canvas; Marcia E. Gibbons “Moonlight” serigraph, 16/33; L.H. King “Down on the Suwanee River” steel engraving; Richard Evett Bishop Etching of Ducks in Flight - Proceeds went to 1940 Wendell Willke Presidential Campaign; Consuelo Eames Hanks numbered litho of Canadian Goose; Colored litho “Southern Fruit” published by Hallen & Weiner; Roy Mason print of ducks in flight; James Skvarch “Air Museum” etching, 3/50; Mark Sterling abstract lithograph 93/180; James McCreary “Lune II” mezzotint, 3/125; 16th Century Spanish antiphon framed manuscript leaf on calfskin vellum; Benjamin Chee Chee “Spring Flight” lithograph.


Pottery, Glass & China: Large collection of brown & white spongeware; Large green & brown glazed jardiniere & one smaller pot; Chinese blue & white bowl w/ figures painted on interior and exterior; 21 pcs of Monroe Salt Works incl. large serving bowl; 25 Bennington Pottery blue spongeware pcs. w/ plates & bowls; Collection of Beaumont Pottery cobalt decorated stoneware; Early American pattern glass pcs.; Staffordshire pcs. incl. “Asiatic Pheasants” center pedestal bowl & plate; Lot of Priory Pottery, Ireland pcs.; Many old mixing bowls incl. banded yellowware, spongeware and colored pcs.; Early Roseville grape pitcher; Siegel Cooper, NY creamery butter crock; Signed Chinese bowl with chickens; Queen’s “Hooker’s Fruit” 33pc china set; Hand painted Limoges includes 6 trays & vanity pcs.- 2 painted with sailing vessels; Mosse Pottery mugs & vase; Cranberry glass vases & shakers; 3 sets of etched & cut glass luncheon plates;  Bone china cups & saucers; Fostoria etched stemware set; Wedgwood blue 4” vase; 2 stoneware table top butter churns; Royal Copenhagen figurine of young girl.


Oriental Rugs, Braided Rugs & Textiles:  2 stunning room size Oriental rugs, 12 x 9’ & 11 x 8’6”; Several Oriental scatter rugs; Chinese room size rug, 11’8” x 10” w/ matching scatter rug; 2 contemporary wedding ring quilts; Nice selection of braided rugs; 2 sets of Laura Ashley twin bedding sets; Beautiful large ornate quilt; Vintage and contemp. bedding & linens; Intricate 17” long beadwork pincushion.


***** 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:


James E. Talbot, #159                                                                  Dale T. Talbot

Ph. (207) 225-3797 – Business                                                     Turner, ME 04282 

(207) 225-3349 – Home                                                          FAX (207) 225-5212



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55 Poplar Hill Road

Turner, ME  04282

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