Portland Maine Folk Art Drawing

An exceptional pastel and watercolor drawing of a scene taken from Mackworth Island, Maine depicting the Presumpscot River, the Munjoy Hill Marine Observatory (built 1807, now called the Portland Observatory), the Martin’s Point Bridge (built 1828), the Cumberland and Oxford Canal (opened 1832), and an 18th c.  Stroudwater house overlooking the water.
Maine, c. 1835.
27 ½” x 22”
Accompanied by genealogical and historical information.


About Time

Three very fine early hourglasses in excellent condition
L to R:
Unusually large and beautifully turned wooden hourglass. England or Germany, early 19th c. ; 12” h.
For a related hourglass, cf. Attali, Memoire de Sabliers, p.. 128. SOLD.
Rare diminutive 18th c.  brass traveling hourglass.
Prob. France, 2nd quarter 18th c. ; 3 1/2” h.

Wooden hourglass in original bayberry green paint.
Late 17th c.- early 18th c.; 8 1/2” h. SOLD.