End of an Era Antiques Auction!
Buggyman Antique Shop, Route 15, Johnson VT
2 Days: Saturday May 27th 10:00 AM & Sunday May 28th 10:00 AM
Preview Friday May 26th 10:00am -3:00pm
After 45 years in the Antiques Business, the “Buggyman” retail shop is closing! Richard Degre, “Vermont’s Favorite Country Auctioneer” is pleased to be selling their shop and storage inventory! Widely acclaimed as one of the better antique shops in Vermont and one of the friendliest, they are known for their VT Country furniture and smalls, period furniture, artwork and silver, horse drawn vehicles, the “unusual” and everything in between that you would expect to find in a long running antiques business: Especially so at the “Buggyman”!
FURNITURE: Wonderful corner cupboard in green with raised panel doors; Quebecois habitant corner cupboard; 4 blind door stepback in red; Apple green chimney cupboard; Cart black, a found, white washed, raised panels, stepback; Glass door small cupboards and more… SEVERAL PERIOD CHESTS INC: Imp. S. Hero Family Chippendale high step chest; 4 drawer early Chippendale, inlaid French foot Hepplewhite; another 4 drawer Hepplewhite, all original; Victorian, 6 drawer Gentlemen’s’ chest in chestnut; Pine chests; Quebecois tall chest; Early bachelors’ inlaid chest; Tiger maple Chippendale drop front desk; Early, Franklin VT, hotel desk, on frame; Edwardian, flat top with Queen Anne legs, store keepers desk; Wonderful carved, 2 bank desk and more… IN TABLES: Superb, oval top chair table in green (60”L by 48”W); 6’ VT birch harvest table; Imp. Chase Family work table with 10 drawers and tapered legs; Tiger maple Sheraton dropleaf; Pembroke, stretcher base dropleafs; Tilt top breakfast and tea tables; Candle stands; One drawer stands (one in blue); Unusual “revolving” sewing stand; Oak tables; Checkerboard pedestal table; and more. CABINETS AND BOOKCASES: 8 drawer apothecary; Original, 16 drawer, table top apothecary; 5 drawer, country store cabinet with cash drawer; 21 drawer (ca.1890) “business” cabinet; Pair of 5 drawer lawyers cabinet in walnut; Double glass door bookcase; 4 sliding glass door bookcase; Globe Wernicke, 4 section stacking bookcase; Immaculate “Mirrion” double door bookcase and more… CHINA CABINETS AND BLANKET CHEST: Stunning , heavily carved, curved glass door china, in original finish; Another original clawfoot curved glass china; Oriental cabinet; Bamboo book stands; An “untouched” blanket chest; 2 drawer lift top in red; High cut out base, 2 drawer lifttop; Pine 1 drawer lift top; Flat top trunks; Dome top trunk; Boxes of all styles and shapes and more.. CHAIRS AND SOFAS: Great set of 6, paint decorated Fiddlebacks; Quebecois “fancy” side chairs; Bannisters; Chippendale “owl splat” side chairs (1710-1790); Wicker, Windsor, and every kind of chair you could think of; Sheraton style sofa; 2 nice settle sofas and more.. SERVERS AND COMMODES: Red marble top, walnut sideboard; Bench made, inlaid mahogany server; “Fancy” oak, pine, marble top commodes; Unusual ,2 hole, red washstand; Cherry and pine washstands SPECIAL: Inlaid mahogany dining room suite w/ table with 5 leaves, decorated china, sideboard, server and 6 chairs ..COUNTRY: Monumental “red” wooden chop bowl (24”); Knife boxes; Floor model and barrel butter churns; Candle molds; Mortar and pestles; Trencher and woodenware; Tinware; Baskets; Spool cabinets; Copperware; Lifetime collection of grey enamelware and more.. CLOCKS: Ridgeway grandfather, French “Morbier” restored grandfather; Superb Foster Campos Banjo; 1840 Dutch tail “star”; French bakers wall clock; “Wag on Wall”; 8 day Forrestville OGEE; Black forest; General store, reverse painted, oak regulator w/ calendar; Rare “Squirrel” Ansonia alarm clock; Chelsea and New Haven car clock; Gingerbread and mantle clocks and more. OBJECTS OF VIRTUE: Important Burmese silver Repousse bowl; Bronze nude by Charles Ferville Suan (1847-1925); 2 small lots of sterling silver; Cold painted bronze “Tavern Keeper”; Bronze of “Peter” by Sir Jacob Epstein (1880-1959); Japanese bronze vase; 3 framed Prattware jar covers; 6 Exquisite hand painted “Sevres” plates; Early American knife box w/ inlay and silver key cover; Excellent pair of cinnabar covered jars; Cinnabar covered box, a few perfumes and more… MILITARY: Archive of Nagasaki Naval Commander John Blain: Ineli dress sword w/ name, sextant, slide rule, prayer book; Civil War items incl. catalog of VT Civil War soldiers and their photos; Union belt buckle; Cartes de Visite of Capt. Urban Woodbury, future Governor of VT; Toy composition soldiers. METAL ITEMS: Full size driveway gates; Eagle weathervane; Collection of scales; “Brass” trivets (some with hearts); Early book binder shears; Cast iron planters; Copper molds; Target figures; Fireplace tools; Andirons; Screens; Hods; Cast iron fire back; Brass buckets; Lg iron hog kettle; Cast iron cookware; Clothes racks; Peels; Bedwarmers; Strap hinges and more ..CHILDHOOD ITEMS AND SPORTS: FAO Swartz teddy bears in original boxes; 2 Seater child’s wagon bench; Paris ME push sleigh and belly sled; Rare Cape Racer ice sled; Early paint decorated pair of child’s Boston Rockers (or twins?); Pond boats; Youth chair; Mint collection of “Uncle Wiggily” books; Annabelle dolls; “Dog Patch” collection; Campbell Soup kids; “Tubbs” snowshoe chair; Ojibwe pom pom snowshoes; Huron trappers bear paws w/ pom poms; Dartmouth ski club “purloined” skis & poles (75years old); Snowshoes; “Bicycle built for 2”; Golf clubs and more… CHINA, GLASS, AND POTTERY: Too much to list so to mention a few: “Tower” Copeland Spode; Limoges Fish set; Vaseline glass; Flow Blue; Transfer; Willowware; White Ironstone; Royal Worchester; Wedgwood; Staffordshire; Cut and patterned glass; Castor sets; Big collection of Hens on Nests; Decanters; Roseville; Bennington; C & S collection; Jugs; Crocks; Stoneware and so much more…LIGHTING: Leaded glass hanging fixtures; Metal chandeliers; Angle lamp; Over 100 table lamps, floor lamps, wrought iron, brass, cloisonne; Oil lamps; Railroad; Bracket; Candlesticks in every form; A special Alderson & Gyde ships lantern and more. RUGS AND TEXTILES: Oriental hooked and braided rugs from folk art to formal; Linen lots; Oriental robe and more… EPHEMREA, BOOKS, RECORDS: Photography; Advertising; Beers Atlas of Franklin-Grand Isle; Beers of Lamoille-Orleans; Child’s Gazetteer of Franklin-Grand Isle; Child’s Gazetteer of Chittenden County; Post cards; Good lots of classical records; Edison records; Book lots- set of Dickens; Shakespeare; Antique reference books; J. Edgar Hoover- Come Browse BEDS: Wonderful child’s Tester bed with curtains; Full size Tester bed; Twin rope beds; Special brass bed w/ frame converting to queen; Childs Iron crib made into a love seat; Rope and hired man’s beds and more. ARTWORK & MIRRORS: Important Horace Bundy portraits (1814-1863) in original frames (Certified Appraisal Available); Early silhouettes; Sheep; Cow; Still-life; Landscape; Crewel work; Hudson River; Charcoal; Abstract paintings and engravings; Prints by Parrish, Nutting, Dwight Shepler, Carroll Jones; Architectural drawings; building photos; Chippendale, OGEE, Cottage, Walnut mirrors; Tons of frames; Special wool work floral wreath in shadow box frame; Local artist Fred Hines “Mt Mansfield Barns in Summer” painting; N. Carrier half-folio “American Farm Scenes and so much more…SPECIAL INTEREST: Lifetime collection of 18 “Enterprise” coffee grinders incl a rare wall mounted one; 2 large model boats: Mahogany Chris Craft and Riva Rama; Server converted into vanity w/sink and hardware; Acrosonic studio piano w/bench; Birdcage; “Antiques” leaded glass sign; Restored Westinghouse & Emerson table fans; Well Fargo Railroad strong box; Christmas ornaments; Sap Buckets; Garden tools; Shaker 4 tine wooden pitchfork; Wooden rakes; French bakers rack; Good Masonic items including “1856 Fellow Craft” lithograph; Montpelier Mt. Sinai; Temple book (1876-1910) and Free Mason’s monitor book
EXTRA SPECIAL: Beautifully restored Studebaker “Breaking” cart
“Impossible to list everything! Our antiques in storage and in our shop came from “house calls” and “picking” of Vermont homes and farm so there will be lots of surprises!!” We promise you, you will not want to miss this auction!
Terms of Sale: Cash, check, credit card; 13% buyers premium (3% discount for cash or check); 6% sales tax
ALL GOODS SOLD AS IS! Food will be available!
Auctioneer: Richard Degre – 802-673-5840 – [email protected]