Thomaston Place

Thomaston Place is an auction house based in Maine. It was founded by Kaja Veilleux who established the firm as a real estate saleroom alongside antiques and fine art sales.

It now stages a regular calendar of auctions including specialist sales of American and European art, jewellery, collectables and sporting items.


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Ramses and Renoir go toe to toe

27 November 2023

An ancient Egyptian sculptural fragment was the most eagerly contested lot in Thomaston Place Auction Galleries’ (20% buyer’s premium) Autumn Majestic sale on November 10-12.

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Small toenail from a colossal statue comes to New England auction

30 October 2023

This ancient Egyptian sculptural fragment, part of the Thomaston Place Auction Galleries’ Autumn Majestic Sale in Maine on November 10-12, comes in a silver mount inscribed 'Small toenail from colossal Statue of Ramses II. Temple of Luxor, Feb. 13th, 1899'.

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Holland & Holland elephant guns ‘reputed the best’

13 February 2023

This 4ft 7in (1.4m) Victorian painted mahogany shop display sign promotes the merits of guns by Holland & Holland.

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Shipshape and soup shape prints make Maine attraction

23 January 2023

Among the graphic works on offer in Thomaston Place’s Winter Enchantment sale in Maine on February 24-26 are these two prints by Roy Lichtenstein and Andy Warhol.

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Civilotti revivalist necklace in original case chimes with bidders

25 July 2022

An example of 19th century archaeological revivalist jewellery was one of the best-sellers in the July 8-10 auction at Thomaston Place Auction Galleries (20% buyer’s premium).

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Civilotti revives Etruscan era

20 June 2022

This 19th century, c.1850, archaeological revivalist 22ct gold necklace by Carlo Civilotti of the Civilotti family of jewellers in Rome will feature in Thomaston Place Auction Galleries’ wide-ranging three-day auction taking place in Maine on July 8-10

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Jardinieres take root in Maine auction

14 February 2022

The varied mixed-discipline Winter Enchantment sale to be held in Maine by Thomaston Place auctions over three days from February 25-27 will include a sizeable glass and ceramics section.

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English oak took root in the US

01 November 2021

The opening 320-plus lots of Thomaston Place Auction Galleries’ next sale, Autumn Majestic, from November 12-14 in Maine, comprise the works from the estate of New York advertising photographer Frank Cowan (1934-2003).

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George I coffee pot comes to Maine auction

16 August 2021

Thomaston Place is holding one of its extensive multi-discipline summer sale over three days from August 27-29 featuring a wide mix of American, European and Asian paintings, furnishings and objects.

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Centrepiece of attention

24 August 2020

This monumental late 19th century, three-piece presentation silver centrepiece measures 3ft 4in x 20in (1.02m x 51cm) and weighs 17lb 8oz or 255.21oz troy weight.

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Online bidders battle it out for British reverse glass painting

17 August 2020

A highlight of the Summer’s Bounty Auction held by Thomaston Place Auction Galleries (17%/20% online buyer’s premium) of Maine was this British reverse glass painting dated to the late 18th century.

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Irish silver is the Maine attraction

28 October 2019

This Irish silver two-handled footed cup will be included in the three-day, multi-discipline sale taking place at Thomaston Place Auction galleries from November 8-10 at Thomaston, Maine.

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Old treasures return from the New World

17 September 2018

From antiquities to Chinese works of art and 20th century European sculpture, a sale in Maine showcases America’s rich supply of European and Asian art.

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