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OCTOBER 7,8 & 9

9am - 4pm

36 Waterside Lane

Clinton, CT




We have been given the honor of selling the Personal Property of the late James R. Mellow and Augustine their antique residence in Clinton. This sale represents a lifetime of collecting Fine Art, Antique Furniture, Sculptures, Books, Export Porcelain and many other esoteric hard to find items.


James Mellow was a distinguished art and literary critic and award winning author who wrote a trilogy of biographies about writers and artist of the lost generation.

Jim & Augie lived together for 42 years in a wonderful antique home in Clinton, Connecticut. There they spent much of their free time acquiring a large collection of art & antiques. Their collections reflect their remarkable life together and their international sense of style.


James R. Mellow was an art critic and book reviewer for the New York Times,Arts Digest and Arts in America. But he was a literary biographer that he achieved his greatest distinction.


"Charmed Circle" Gertrude Stein & Company, "Nathaniel Hawthorne in his times" which won the American book award. "Walker Evans", "Hemingway a life without consequences" and "Invented Lives" F Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald as well as dozens of feature articles in Architectural Digest, Art International, Gourmet and Art to mention a few.


Augustine Capaccio was for many years involved in the theater in New York, Connecticut and Rockport Mass. In more recent years regional theater in Connecticut. Actor ,writer, producer and teacher he was comfortable and well accomplished with it all. He was the recipient of many awards for all his theactrical achievements.



ANTIQUE FURNITURE Riley Whiting Tall Case Clock. American Hepplewhite 5 drawer chest, 18th c. English Oak Tavern Table, 2 New England Ladderback Arm Chairs, Painted Setback Cupboard, English Regency Flat Top Desk, Pine & Maple Tavern Table, Several Maple Cannon Ball Beds, Sm. Blue Painted Jelly Cupboard, Hepplewhite 1 Drawer Stand, Queen Anne Candlestand,  Scandinavian 2 Door Paint Decorated Cupboard, Tall Pine Dough Box, Several Painted Blanket Boxes, Pine 4 Drawer Chest, Large Louis XVI French Wing Chair, Victorian Recamier, Pine Cupboard Diamond Window Pane Door, Chinese Rosewood Stand, Pine Hutch Table red stain, Steamer Trunks, Acanthus Carved 4 Drawer Chest, Several Andiron Sets, Picture Frames, French Loveseat,

USED FURNITURE Several nice wing chairs, large Walnut Chippendale Dining Table, 6 Queen Anne Style Chairs, French Canapé, Pencil Post Bed, Mahogany Server, 2 Mahogany 4 drawer stands, Cedar Chest, Several Pine Stands, Leather Club Chairs, LOUIS XVI Painted Tall Chest, Victorian Oak Side By Side Desk Secretary, French Style Arm Chairs, Mahogany Block Front Desk, Mirrors


We are selling over 200 VINTAGE & ANTIQUE Oil Paintings, Watercolors & Lithographs, Wood & Stone & Sculptures,Drawings. ARTISTS INCLUDE - Walker Evans, Rodney Smith, Jack Stoddart, Orville Rand, Ben Benn, Lucette White, Gladys Wilkins Murphy, Prince, Virginia Stewart Vereas, Joseph Stella, Helen Stein, Mildred Tuttle, Jean Xceron, Charles Dana Gibson, Paul Cesar Helleu, J.H. Burnett, Mary Frank, Joseph Solman, Louise Nevelson, H. A Purrington, M. Bennett Brown, Alfred Parsons, Bette Youk, Fiorenzo Giorgi, Heywood Hardy, Nassos Daphnis, Albert Edel, Katherine Sturgis, H.C. Andersen, D. Glover, R.S. Bacon, John E. Melecsinksy, Arthur Seller, Peter Vincent, Bruce B. Turner, Paul Gray, Anna Rogovin, Barbara Bell, P. Sullivan, L. Guillemin, Larry O'Toole, Janet D Luppes, Rosamond Niles, Jane McDonald, Carlton Chapman, James R. Mellow, J. Tower Thompson, James Dolan, John Brasen, Caulkins, B. Nordfeldt, Leon Polk Smith, George Anderson, L. Tutwiler, E. Slore, H. Pippin, Olga Sears, Elmer Youmans, D. Orelus, D. Mustafis, Luigi Lucioni, Frank Beatty, M. Kay Congdon, Syd Karofsky, Rimini, A. Padovano, Reginald Murray, Steve Cryan, Elizabeth Gauthier, David Tutwiler, Edith Wyckoff Kuchler, Leah Griffin, F.J. Lanson, Joe Maynard, Merritt Cutler, Miniature Primitive Portraits, Antique Silhouettes, Vintage Photographs.


VINTAGE GARDEN SCULPTURE Cast Stone Dolphin Table, 6 Cast Stone Garden Putti, Marble & Copper Building Elements, Cast Stone Bird Baths, Large Iron Fish Sculpture, Cast Stone Fountain, 3 Cast Stone Benches, Red Tile Monks, Vintage Horse Sulky, Antique Cast Iron Garden Seat, Large Vintage Cupola, Cast Iron Cranes, Large Vintage Martin House, Frogs, Gargoyles, Birds, Pr. Woodard Iron Chaise Lounges, 5 Pieces Fancy Wrought Iron Furniture, 4 Large Granite Steps, Misc. Garden Stone, Cast Stone Pedestals,


ANTIQUE CANTON PORCELAIN Over 100 pieces of antique Chinese Canton Blue & White Porcelain. Platters, Bowls, Covered Vegetables, Posset Pots, Plates,tea Pots, Sauce Tureens, Pitchers and more.


CARPETS Hand made Vintage & Antique Oriental, Hooked, Loomed and Rag Cottage Rugs throughout the house.


COLLECTIONS 25 Jade & Ivory Figures, Pendents, Plaques, Dragons, Bugs & Animals, Large Chinese Wood Sculpture, Chinese Quartz Table Lamp, 18" Bronze Soldier, Several Chinese Porcelain Table Lamps, Large Marble Buddha Head Sculpture, Chinese Porcelain Garden Seats, Antique Majolica Bamboo Umbrella Stand, Antique Majolica Sardine Dish, Marble Fish Sculpture signed, 26"Antique German Carved Cathredal, African Bronze Headdress,Antique Andirons, Blue Chinese Porcelain Foo Lions,18th, c Chinese Foo Lion,  Antique Craved Stone Diety, 70 Pieces Antique Staffordshire Blue Dinnerware, Kutani Ginger Jar, Bronze Dogs (Barrie), Full size Antique Carved & Painted Wood Carosel Horse, 5 Antique Carved & Painted Santos, Large Plaster Eagle in Clouds, Antique Spanish Reliquary, Pr. Antique Carved Wood Spanish Candlesticks, 2 Antique Italian Carved & Painted Cherubs, Antique Marbleized Humidor with Carved Lamb & Banner, Lg. Masons Ironstone Soup Tureen, Several Vintage Foundry Wood Molds, Vintage Sailboat Models, Sterling Silver, Antique Shutters, Weber Gas Grill,Household Items,


BOOKS & EPHEMERA  We will be selling the contents of and extensive library of vintage books, papers and periodicals covering many subjects. this is a collection not an accumulation. Art, Art Catalogues, History, Novels, Biographies, Travel and much more.


PLEASE NOTE Parking signs MUST  be obeyed POLICE WILL TOW


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