February 20, 2009 — Antiques and The Arts Weekly — 73
Skinner Auctioneers & Appraisers
Auctioneers and Appraisers of Antiques and Fine Art
AMERICAN & EUROPEAN PAINTINGS & PRINTS AT AUCTION
Friday, March 6, 2009
Prints at 12 p.m., Paintings at 4 p.m.
63 Park Plaza, Boston, MA Preview Times: March 4, 12 to 5 p.m. March 5, 12 to 7 p.m. March 6, 9 to 10:30 a.m. Illustrated catalogue #2446 available for $35 by mail Visit www.skinnerinc.com to view lots, register to bid online, and check auction results in real time. For information, please contact the Paintings Dept. at 508.970.3206, or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Arthur Wesley Dow (American, 1857-1922) Newbury Willows Harry Bertoia (American, 1915-1978) Untitled [Small Split Bush], 1976
John Whorf (American, 1903-1959) Nude in the Forest
George Caleb Bingham (American, 1811-1879) Horse Thief
John Leslie Breck (American, 1860-1899) Landscape with Cows at Pasture/An Impressionist Scene
Harold Eugene Edgerton (American, 1903-1990) Football Kick
John Henry Twachtman (American, 1853-1902) Riverside Village, Normandy
Luigi Lucioni (American, 1900-1988) Vermont Farm
Herbert Bayer (Austrian/American, 1900-1985) Untitled [Formulation in Red, Green and Periwinkle] David Burliuk (Ukranian/ American, 1882-1967) Flowers in Cuba
After Samuel A. Kilbourne (American, 1836-1881) from GAME FISHES OF THE UNITED STATES, 1879
Laura Coombs Hills (American, 1859-1952) Waterlilies
Elihu Vedder (American, 1836-1923) Possibly The Sun God/A Tripartite Fireback
Francis Coates Jones (American, 1857-1932) At the Garden Fountain
63 Park Plaza, Boston, MA 02116 Tel: 617.350.5400 • 274 Cedar Hill Street, Marlborough, MA 01752 Tel: 508.970.3000 view auctions online at www.skinnerinc.com
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The Collection of Douglas & Matthew Brown.
Gurley Auction Co.
Doug’ collection of German Military edged weapons and hunting knives has been amassed over 16 years of antiquing in New England. Almost all of these items were aquired directly from the homes and families of the Veterans themselves and will be offered completely unreserved and fresh to the market. Matthew began collecting children’s militaria at age 7 when he attended his first MAX show with his parents. Over the last ten years his collection has been exhibited at military shows in three different states and featured in several trades publications. Matthew was the recipient of the 2002 MAX Charter Life Member Award.
Sunday March 1st at Noon
Kinder Collection to include: an exceptional and very high ranking Japanese child’s uniform with an ornate sword and family mun, Japanese child’s diplomat uniform and 2 other Japanese uniforms. German children’s uniform belonging to Major General Kurt Lang’s son with provenance, Child’s railway hat and signaling device; German schoolboy hat with silver bouillon, complete child’s Kiel uniform; tiny Panzer tunic; complete Hitler youth uniform with accessories; American uniforms to include: 2 star General, child’s WAC uniform, WWI uniform, WWII uniform, American double buckle combat boots and several others. 2 Korean war child size tour jackets, Vietnam era child’s cammo jump suit, pre WWI child size tunic with New Hampshire cadet buttons , several other hat, and child’s helmets, 1943 LIFE magazine with uniformed children cover, German child’s shoulder boards, German “Uniforms of the Hitler Youth” cigarette cards, misc youth photos and postcards, child’s drums, kinder poster. German Daggers: Postal Leaders dagger, SS dagger, 6 SA’s to include a Ground Rhome and 2 NSKK’s, 2 RAD officers daggers, RLB, Red cross, Naval, Forestry , 2 Luftwaffe 1st model daggers and 4 Luftwaffe 2nd model daggers ,1 DLV, 2 army, BDM knife, Of special note- a mint Hitler youth dagger with original factory tag by Puma. Bayonets to include: 1 PSS and 4 other good police bayonets, Exceptional WWI bayonet engraved to Hauptmann Faust, 3 Nazi period engraved bayonets, 3 stag dress bayonets, 1 imitation stag, Justice Official dress bayonet, imperial saw back dress bayonet, 7 fireman’s dress and 20 + miscellaneous dress bayonets. Combat bayonets with matched serial numbers to include RP, DR, Naval, Police, Commercial, serial # 2 with portapee, 1 Tropical Frog with portapee, and many other matched bayonets, Also over 30 unmatched combat bayonets, parts, and frogs, to be sold by the piece and by the lot. Swords to include: 3rd Reich SS Officers with knot, Exceptional silver fitted Luftwaffe in original tarnished condition, 2 aluminum type Luftwaffe Officers swords, police Officers model with SS hallmarks and portapee, 2 police enlisted swords 1 with SS hallmark, NCO sword, Lions head Officers sword engraved to a school, 4 other Officers doves head swords, Imperial swords to include an excellent Railway Officers sword, a fully engraved regimental sword, as well as 4 other swords with engraving. Fine selection of over 20 WWI & WWII German combat knives including customized canopy glass with girly pictures, horn handled, wood handled pip embellishment and standard issues, paratroopers gravity knife. engraved 42nd ‘ER’ artillery shell WWI combat knife, other trench made knives to include: cut down Jap bayonet with canopy glass and aluminum, several brass shell knives, and more. Very early stag handled dagger with acorn finial cross guard, ladies pearl handled garter dagger, figural novelty fighting knives. Miniature German knives to include: dress dagger, lions head sword, miniature Hirschfanger with engraved blade, 2 dress bayonets. US to include 2 dress swords, 2 bayonets. German Hunting shirt knives to include: wonderful scrimshaw ivory handle with fork & Edelweiss pin embellishment , presentation engraved Christmas 1940,Carved figural Stag, many other hoof handled,& Stag handled by various German makers. Hunting knives to include: Stag gripvPuma with fixed and folding blades, Stag J.A. Henckles folding lock blade, plus other stag handled folders, many stag handled sheath knives, 3 early multi-tool knife kits. WWI Germany officers set knife fork & spoon, a selection of miscellaneous pocket knives. Misc Items: Nice selection of military women’s posters to include WWII Marine corp, Army & Navy recruiting posters, Nazi party Nordeny travel poster, Factory advertising WKC sign, Friedr. Herder A.SN enamel advertising sign in Spanish, , original factory catalog for Grafrath, original F.W. Holler catalogue, 2 Reichs/Nazi period shooting targets, German ribbon bar with 5 medals, Aurther Szyk “The New Order” characterture book, 2 original artworks by J.Paul Verrees, Walt Disney Sheet music “Der Furer’s Face”, WWI Hate belt fully decorated with good pins and buttons, pair of German naval sword hilt candlesticks. This is a partial listing. Please check our website to view the complete collection. Preview can be arranged by appointment.
Call (207) 625- 7799 or preview online at www.gurleyauctions.com Preview Saturday 9am- 5pm or 9am Sunday. Phone lines are available. In case of snow sale will be held the following day.
Gurley Auction Company is located at 14 River Street in Kezar Falls, Maine. TERMS: All Items Sold AS IS WHERE IS Without Exception. 10% Buyers Premium. 5% Maine Sales Tax Without Resale Certificate. Cash , Check, Absentee, & Phone Bids Accepted. Joshua Gurley Auctioneer- Maine Lic# 1358.