‘Collectors’ Choice’ valuables abound in Thomaston Place sale May 8

Collectors’ Choice

‘Tree Line Above Lake, Vermont,’ a watercolor by Hayley Lever (1876-1958). Thomaston Place Auction Galleries image

THOMASTON, Maine – Now through Wednesday, May 8, Thomaston Place Auction Galleries is presenting “Collectors’ Choice,” an online-only auction offering an amazing spectrum of rare and collectible objects sure to interest hobbyists and decorators alike. Bid absentee or live online through LiveAuctioneers.

This 462-lot sale includes an incredibly diverse selection of paintings and sculpture, Asian antiques, rare books, photos and documents, jewelry, art glass, porcelain and pottery, furniture, silver, contemporary and antiquarian prints, toys, and many great decorative pieces.

Collectors’ Choice

Mid-19th Century ambrotype of a man in traditional Penobscot Indian costume. Thomaston Place Auction Galleries image

Highlighted items include Tree Line Above Lake, Vermont, a watercolor by Hayley Lever (N.Y./Mass./UK, 1876-1958), a 20th century Chinese yellow and blue porcelain double gourd vase with Qianlong mark, a mid-19th century ambrotype of a man in traditional Penobscot Indian costume, a A.D. 1300-1400 Chancay pottery anthropomorphic form amphora, a tortoiseshell pastille box commemorating the marriage of Emperor Napoleon I and Marie-Louise of Austria in 1810, a ship model of the two-mast schooner Nancy, a circa 1810 Federal gilded bull’s eye mirror, a pair of 19th century Staffordshire pottery standing whippet dog figures, a lot of two late-19th century American silver mugs, and a large international stamp collection in albums and trays.

Collectors’ Choice

Chancay pottery anthropomorphic form amphora, A.D. 1300-1400. Thomaston Place Auction Galleries image

Thomaston Place Auction Galleries is a leader in discovering Maine’s antique and fine art treasures by offering Free Appraisals each Tuesday at the Gallery on U.S. Route 1 in Thomaston.

Collectors’ Choice

Circa 1810 Federal gilded bull’s-eye mirror. Thomaston Place Auction Galleries image

When the live auction will begin at 10 a.m. Eastern time on Wednesday, May 8.

For details call Thomaston Place Auction Galleries at  207-354-8141.

Collectors’ Choice