Cape Ann Auction will auction up hundreds of Treasures from Cape Ann Estates. Expect to find art, antiques, jewelry, furniture, local history and much more. There’s a 2 hour inspection period before from 4pm-6pm the day of the auction to preview any items you may be interested in. Everything is on one level so loading purchases is easy, and help is available. There’s also plenty of parking.
It’s an old school auction with live bidding and no reserves. Here’s a small sample of what’s in this auction.
Art: 19th Century o/c in bold gold gilt frame of Schooner by Moonlight signed Ernest Baker 25”x30”, framed etchings, drypoint & prints signed by Frank W. Benson incl: etching of 3 Geese Leaving Water 11”x16” hand signed, etching of Plovers on Shore 13/50 hand signed 6.5”x9.5”, Two Duck Hunters in Blind 7”x9” XII, Canadian Geese Landing 1916 III, Single Canadian Goose in flight XI, Single Goose up from Pond IV, PC Wharton engraving 7 Mallards? Landing, orig. pastel of Spaniel Dog signed by Mears 12”x18” in metal frame, 1889 Engraving of Essex MA – as found featuring Conomo & Falls Village,
Stoneware, Pottery, Porcelain & Glass: 4 gallon antique stoneware jug w large vivid cobalt bird decoration by O.L. & AK Ballard of Burlington VT (excellent condition), 2 gallon crock w/ cobalt blue floral decoration signed L & P.G Chace Somerset, an assortment of other stoneware crocks & jugs incl: 10 gal w/ lid Geo. E. Wales, Newton Center MA & others, 26” antique copper fish weathervane topper,
Furniture: awesome modern lucite chair, early 19th century blanket chest w/ two drawers and lift-top, bow-front oak curio cabinet, chest on chest country highboy, Eastlake settee & matching side chair,
Americana: crazy cast iron flying pig doorstop, fragment of antique Cigar Store “Indian” on iron stand, victorian period iron sculpture’s pedestal w/ adjustable bronze platform, Civil War era pistol grip amputation bone saw mfgd by Goodman & Shurtleff Boston MA, giant clamps 31” from Essex MA Ship Building Yard, 14kt gold penknife, Sterling & Silverplate Flatware, antique Washer Woman whirlygig, very old concrete duck family
Clocks & Watches: Tall-case w/ split pediment 19th century grandfather clock in cherry wood (amazing grain) & painted wooden face, victorian period grandmother clock in gorgeous tiger oak case,
18kt gold Zenith working pocket watch, collection of watches including gold filled Waltham pocket watch & others. Antique Hat-pin collection.
Toys: WWI Elastoline Doughboy Soldiers, other iron, lead, metal soldiers, Black American bel-hop other figures, Hubley Cast Iron fire engine, Tootsie-Toy metal battleships & submarines, Carl Yaztremski Tin-Litho Baseball 1962 Game in excellent condition, baseball cards and much more! Auction License #119