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Recently Sold by Simond & Oakes!

Contents of 19 Grant Street – Spencer, MA

This is the untouched estate of lifelong Spencer Massachusetts resident, educator, and oldest citizen – 105-year-old Mary Madden.

Mary was a remarkable antiques collector and designer & maker of award-winning quilts and hooked rugs. We have her work – and her complete antiques collection in this sale 


1800s Oak Sideboard
1800s Oak Sideboard
1800s Flame Mahogany Dresser
1800s Flame Mahogany Dresser

ANTIQUES INCLUDE: Beautiful Cutler double bank oak rolltop desk, vintage oak quarter-sawn sideboard, 1800’s flame mahogany dresser,  several 1800’s tilt top mahogany gaming tables, other 1800’s tables, Victorian marble-top tables, settees and corner shelves, early grain-painted chest, Gov Winthrop desk, tole trays, many antique mirrors, other antique furniture, many travel trunks, more.                                              

ANTIQUE & VINTAGE LIGHTING: peg whale oil lamps, Akro Agate & iron floor lamps, Waterford lamps, Art Deco lamp, lanterns by Dietz, Embry, 1800’s railroad caboose lamp.

COUNTRY & OUTDOORS: painted Windsor Deacon or school bench, antique dovetailed toolbox with tools, vintage axes and saws, farm yokes, working goose & duck decoys, a cowbell & bell collection.    

COLLECTIBLES: several  trenchers, Bennington and Norton crocks & jugs and more stoneware, firkins & cheese boxes, hand painted tole trays, antique Doctor’s bag & medical equipment, vintage gold & other eyeglasses, vintage shaving items, Art DecoWestinghouse electric fan, Victorian hat pins & holder, antique cane collection, 1910 Nantucket Union Store plate, German salesman sample sewing machine, Hubley cast iron Boston Terriers, vintage police baton and early Bean & Cobb handcuffs, much Tobacciana,vintage cast iron cookware and a cobbler’s nail cup, many sad irons, 1940, 50, 60, 70’s license plates, and household & postal scales.

VINTAGE CLOCKS: Ingraham, Ansonia, Boynton, Seth Thomas.

ART: 1800’s pastel & watercolor portrait of a woman on her wedding day, Leon Bureau bronze of Diana the Huntress, Parian ware bust of Clytie, Wallace Nutting, David Davidson.

DOLLS & TOYS: Bisque dolls by Goebel, Steiner & Welsh, black and ethnic dolls, plus over 1400 clay & glass marbles from the 1930, 40, 50’s and earlier. JEWELRY: Southwest Sterling & turquoise cuffs, ladies gold & onyx & diamond ring, Givenchy, Monet, Trifari, Victorian and costume jewelry.

PORCELAIN & GLASS: Art Deco & Czech perfumes, Art Nouveau ewer, Sandwich glass, Waterford, RS Prussia, RS Germany, Royal Rudolstadt, Roseville, Meissen, Weller, lusterware, paperweights inc. Murano and Gillinder, also-Fire King jadeite bowls, RRPCO mixing bowls.

ADVERTISING: large restaurant ‘Food’ sign, Planters Peanuts store counter jars, still banks from Mass banks, Del Monte food posters & more.

TEXTILES: Victorian wedding dress on a dress form, hundreds of hand-madelace & needlepoint table linens & doilies, beaded & mesh purses.

In the 1900s and later Mary Madden was a Collector and Maker of award-winning quilts and hooked & braided rugs – we have examples, and more.



CONTACT US AT: – 508-479-7716