Antique Estates Auction

Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016

Early Auction at 9:00 & regular auction at 10:00 a.m.

At Foster’s Auction Gallery, 811 U.S. Rt. 1, Newcastle, Me.


Preview Friday, Jan. 29, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. & morning of sale 8:00 to 9:45 a.m. In the event of severe, impassable storm, auction to be held the following day. Call or check our website to be sure. Note: This auction incs. items from homes & estates in: Boothbay Harbor, Bristol, Damariscotta etc., together w/selected additions. Hope to see you there!

EARLY FURN.: Mahg. Queen Anne lowboy, Mahg. Sheraton lift top reeded leg writing desk, 18th c. Gov. Winthrop grad. 4 dwr. bracket base slant lid desk, Blanket chest w/molded base, Mahg. Hepplewhite bowfront 4 dwr. bureau w/bracket base, Assemb. set of 6 rod back Windsor chrs. w/bamboo turnings, Red chr. tbl. w/later oval top, Ant. 7’ Deacon’s bench w/traces of old green, Diminutive Sheraton d/l tbl., 4 dwr. mahg. bracket base chest, Ant. brace back knuckle arm rocker, Grain dec. School Master’s slant lid desk, 3 over 3 dwr. Empire chest, Nice refin. pine 6 board chest w/strap hinges, D/t pine blanket box, Sheraton d/l tbl., Refin. pine & mahg. Empire mirrors, Ptd. pine l door chimney cupboard, Gr. stencil dec. Mammy’s bench, ½ column mirror w/rev. ptd. birds, Empire mahg. ped. base card tbl., Sheraton washstand w/birdseye dwr., Red & stenc. dec. Deacon’s bench, Hepp. tap. leg d/l tbl., Mahg. secretary top, Lg. 6 board pine bootjack end chest, Rd. snake foot stand, ½ column mirror w/rev. ptg. of dancing girls, 3 Windsor rod back stenc. dec. chrs., Ped. base Q. Anne stand, D/l turned leg tbl., Rush seat corner chr., 4 rod back Windsor chrs. in yellow w/dec., 3 blk. plank seat chrs. w/grain ptd. seats, Cherry Q. Anne candlestand, Red ptd. cradle, Hepp. l dwr. tapered leg stand, Pine drysink, Gr. blanket box w/ptd. flowers, 1 dwr. turned leg stand, 2 ladder-back rockers/chr.& armchr. w/sausage turnings, Refin. pine 6 board blanket box w/till, Empire mirror, 3 thumb-back chrs. w/stenc. dec., Pr. grain dec. chrs., Old breadboard top new base stand & more.

VICTORIAN ETC.: Vic. walnut étagère, 7’Vic. walnut dbl. glass door bookcase, Lg. Vic. armoire, Vic. walnut marble top mirrored hall tree, 4 sec. Barrister bookcase by Globe-Wern., Vic. hall tree w/mirrored back & lift seat, Vic. walnut marble top stands, Mahg. grad. 4 dwr. chest, Vic. walnut turtle top tbls., Vic. fainting couch, Ant. buggy seat, Vic. walnut corner shelf, Rd. oak ped. base tbl., Mustard & floral ptd. commode w/towel bar, Rd. oak tbl. cut down, Hunzinger style platform rocker, Grain dec. Lincoln rocker, Vic. walnut uph. parlor chr., Oak 6 dwr. chest, 3 & 4 dwr. pine chests inc. refin. etc., Mahg. l dwr. lift top sew. cab., Walnut ped. base d/l tbl., Stacking Barrister bookcase, Kidney shaped 3 dwr. desk & chr., Clover leaf oak Phyfe style stand, Vic. iron bracket shelf, Vic. walnut candlestand, Rolled arm wicker chr., 3 Vic. dome top shaving mirrors, Fold carpet chr., Oak grange armchr., 1 dwr. washstand, Pine lift top commodes, Vic. trunk, Fancy wall mirror etc.

VINT. & CUSTOM FURN. ETC.: Cherry swing leg d/l tbl., Set 4 Chipp. ball/claw foot dining chrs., Custom mahg. shaving mirror, Mahg. l dwr. d/l hall tbl., 2 Adirondack chrs. & fold. stand, Inlaid mahg. tapered leg Hepp. card tbl., Mahg. 1 dwr. music cab., Knuckle arm Windsor chr., Walnut Q. Anne ped. base stand, Mahg. leather top swivel fold. top coffee tbl., Phyfe style dumbwaiter, 4 Nichols & Stone thumb-back chrs., Mustard & gr. footstool w/stenc. farm scene, Mahg. wall shelf, Pr. mahg. l dwr. ped. base stands, Vint. iron & wood slat garden settee, Ptd. 1 dwr. desk w/carv. knees, Blk. ptd. smoking stand, Paint dec. footstools, Bullseye mirror w/eagle crest, Mahg. Federal carv. column mirror w/rev. of sailing ship, Mahg. stool w/needlepoint top, Glass door wall corner cupboard & more.

ACCESSORIES: Daisey #8 glass hand crank butterchurn, Decoys inc. ducks/Swan/Can. goose/Loon, Nice lot of estate postcards inc. albums w/Halloween & Santa etc., Penn. style sponge & paint dec. box, 4 grad. firkins, Oak “Standard” treadle sew. mach., Vic. oak wall mag. rack w/strawberry stencil, Fancy andirons/tools & fender, Ant. wooden apple peeler, 29” high woven basket vase, Lot w/wood water keg/melon basket etc., Wooden ptd. Parcheesi game, Lap desks, Pr. iron fire dogs w/fish & leaf design, Binoculars, Ptd. quilt rack w/pin stripe, Ant. wooden #1 butterchurn w/stenc. cow, 6 hole candlemold, Yarn winder, 17 dwr. mahg. apothecary, 32” carv. winged fig., Pipe box w/clay pipes, Knife tray, Pantry box in green, 3 top hats inc. silk & beaver in boxes, Cranberry rake, Contemp. hd. ptd. firescreen w/lighthouse & ship by Angier, Ant. red gout stool, Shaker rug beater & knife tray, Ant. school bell etc., Chopping bowl stand, Stereoptic. viewers & cards, Ptd. measure, 2 metal fold card tbls., Baskets inc. picnic & splint etc., Tole dec. tins & trays, Carv. & ptd. decoy, Green ptd. 7 dwr. spice chest, Canes inc. brass duck head etc., Washboard, Wood mortar & pestle, l dwr. iron/wood coffee grinder, Wood chopping bowl, Copper boiler, 4 contemp. coverlets, Tole serv. tray, Tole floral tray, Ant. bamboo easel, Snowshoes, Oak fold. step stool chr., Lot w/wooden lemon squeezer/nitty noddy/choppers etc., Yellow & blue paint dec. bucket, 6 hole candlemold, Nice mod. quilts, Bread boards & goat yoke etc., Iron c/sticks, Sad irons, Goose planter, Collec. of repro. Coca-Cola serv. trays & adv. mirrors, Contemp. “Friend’s House” sampler, Iron garden rabbit, Wooden carv./ptd. birds inc. Blue Heron/Cardinal/Shore bird etc.-some signed, Iron squirrel/porcupine & bear, Manning Bowman Deco chrome chaffing dish, Ant. ptd. iron flower basket doorstops & dog & goose sgn. Greenblatt, Mod. iron rabbit/cat/loon, Nice contemp. red & blk. grain dec. document box w/pin striping, Milk can w/ptd. eagle, Wr. iron log holder, Wooden milk crates, 7” brass “Fire” bell, Iron Scotty dog & rooster, Fancy iron bird cage & more.

GLASS & CHINA: Nice crystal decanter, Ant. Flow Blue teapot, 54 pcs. red & wh. china by J. Stevenson & Sons inc. platters etc., Roseville “Bush Berry” dbl. handle planter, 132 pc. bl./wh. Johnson Bros. “Indies” china etc., Collec. of Am.pattern glass inc. Portland glass etc. in various patts. inc. “Acorn Band”/”Shell & Tassel”/”Dirigo Pear” etc., Pr. bl./wh. Staff. 10” dogs, Bl.& wh. Delft charger w/sleigh scene, 18 pcs. Fiestaware, Patt. glass, 9 ½” Flow blue bowl “Trilby”, Colored glass, Turtle inkwell, Ameth. scent bottle, Bl. & wh. porc. bowl & pitcher, Mickey Mouse cookie jars, 15 ½” Bl. Willow platter, Flow blue, Staff. Yellow-ware batter bowl, Blue banded bowls, Milk dish, Pitchers & chamber pot, 16” blue glaze vase, B&G & Royal Copenhagen collec. plates, Pr. floral Bristol vases, Fish bottles, Milk bottles, Stoneware crocks inc. 4 gal. & jug, Sponge dec. jars etc.

PAINTINGS: O/b of Old Salt smoking pipe sgn. Middy Chilman, O/c of seaside cottage w/boat sgn. R. Hasenfus (Richard) 27”x18”, O/b cows & calf in barn, O/b farm in winter sgn. Nora Thombs, “Nauset Light” by V. Thompson (Virginia 14 ¼”x 20 ¼”), 21 theorems of fruit & flowers by F. Trask, W/c of Pan by Jane Riker, W/c of frogs & mushrooms by Peter Hunt, O/c farm in winter, O/c of loons by J.R. Nade, Oil harbor scene & Praire town, W/c landscape by Stanley Keirstead, O/c of flowers, W/c forest sgn. A.S. Pratt, Floral tinsel ptg., O/c of cat sgn. E.B. Beaney, Oxen drawing by Robin Miller & more.

PRINTS: Print “Waiting For the Stage” by Woodville, Hrb. scene by Marc, Sailboat prints & blueprints, Civil War soldier, 3 framed Vogue mag. covers 1911 etc., Photo George & Laura Bush, Lmtd. ed. sgn. Consuelo Hanks prints, Print of horseless carriage, Vint. convex glass framed photo of woman, Ant. frames etc.

SILVER: Georg Jensen ster. hand. serv. fork, Candlesticks, 18 ster. & coin silver etc. spoons. S.P.: 18 m.o.p. knives & forks w/ster. bands, Silver chest w/flatware, Caster set, Ice bucket etc.

JEWELRY: Gold: 14k band & setting, 10k class ring, 10k ruby ring. Sterling: Ring w/3 garnets, 9 rings inc. alligator etc., Cuff braces. & others, Heavy link brac., Lot w/bracs./rings etc., Charm bracs., 6 pcs. w/bee & deer pins etc., Necks. inc. heart & lions etc., Turq. neck./Indian earrings/rings. Costume jewelry etc.

COINS: Gold: 1895-S $20 Lib. Head gold pc., 1911-D St. Gaudens $20, 1906 Lib. Head $5 gold, 1889 $2 ½ gold, 1900 Lib. Head $5. Other: 1938-D Walk. Lib. quarter, Morgan silv. $’s inc. 1880/1889-D etc., Peace $1’s inc. 8 b.u., Sm. bag coins inc. silv. dollars etc., Blue album of 59 Jeff. nickels inc. wartime, 101 Barber Head dimes in coin boards, 50 U.S. St. quarters, 3 coin displays of 82 Lib. Head nickels, 23 Stand. Lib. quarters, Displays of 150 Wheat cents inc. 2 VDB, Displays of 128 Buffalo nickels, Display of 19 Indian Head cents etc.

ORIENTAL RUGS: Nice Serapi design 6’2x9’7, Pers. Kerage 2’1x7’7, 3’7x6’5, Floral design 5’11x9’, Bokhara 2’1x3’3, Herezes:(2’6x4’, 2’6x6’, 3’x5’), 2’5x12’5, 2’5x3’11. Other rugs: Braided:( 7’3x9’11 & 7’9x9’5, 3’3x4’5, 7’x9’, Floral design etc.). Oriental style: (9’10x13’7, 5’2x7’2, 5’x8’, Vint. floral 8’2x11’3, Turkish style 5’3x7’3, 3’x5’, 2’x3’, Bl. runner 22”x12”), Hooked: (Florals 5’3x8’3 etc., Cows, Fruit, Geo. 2’11x4’9, Horse drawn sleigh 3’1x1’11), Winchester adv. rug 4’4x3’1, Hand tufted wool/silk 3’x5’.

MODERN FURNITURE: Bl. ptd. pine open top cant back cupboard, Cherry tv cab., Pine pie safe w/dec. tin panels, Shaker pine bench w/back rest, Maple 1 dwr. d/l side server, Nice pr. of wicker 2 dwr. stands w/glass tops, Pine open top cupboard w/raised panel doors, Q. Anne wing chr., l dwr. pencil post leg stand, Armoire w/dbl. doors & 2 dwrs., Moosehead maple hutch, Pine 7 dwr. wardrobe, Mahg. open top corner hutch, 6’ pine Deacon’s bench, Maple 5 dwr. chest, Bench made cherry oval 2 tier stand, l dwr. slant lid desk, Red wing chr. w/ball & claw feet, Pr. of 2 dwr. French style stands, Pr. Broyhill 3 dwr. pine nightstands, Mahg. fold. top Hepplewhite tapered leg dining tbl., Mahg. 4 dwr. Chipp. bracket base chest, Blue wing chr., Orient. 2 door cab. w/ptd. scenes, Mahg. Q. Anne style lowboy, Butcher block top maple work station, Set 4 maple thumb-back chrs., Maple refractory tbl., Cheval mirror, Pine 3 dwr. chest, Pine l dwr. Hepp. tapered leg stand, Maple dinette tbl., Coffee tbl. w/ptd. animals, 24” iron wall coat rack, Sm. maple corner hutch, 2 butterfly d/l stands, Bentwood swivel top coat rack, Pr. uph. open armchrs., Maple 3 dwr. hutch, Pine coffee tbl., Cohasset candlestand, Maple 2 door side server, Maple tapered leg d/l harvest tbl., Maple settee, Wh. floral uph. barrel back chr., Pr. maple twin beds, Adj. pine bookshelf, Mahg. Q. Anne style d/l stand, Maple refractory tbl. w/6 ladder-back chrs., Mahg. nightstand, Q. Anne wing chr., Q. Anne coffee tbl., Brass Gent’s valet, Chipp. mirror, Adj. maple bookshelf, Raised panel floor cabinet, Maple butterfly d/l stand, Pine bookcases, Maple 4 door base bookcase, Ptd. 5 dwr. chest, Cedar chest, 3 & 4 dwr. file cabs., Plant stands, Queen bed, Lane pine cedar lined chest w/uph. top, Wall shelf, Paint dec. pine storage box, 37” wall coat rack, Footstools, 2 ptd. step stools, Quilt racks, New green Marseille spread & shams, Quilt set, Fold. lugg. racks, Croquet set, Vacuum, Blue bird bath, 2 fold. camp cots etc.

OTHER ITEMS OF INTEREST: Ant. wooden sign “L.M. Trask Dress Maker”, “Strawberry Fields..” sign, Fancy iron stove door mirror, L.L. Bean Celestron tbl. top 76 telescope, Tri fold iron 6 pot planter, Whirlygig of man sawing, Fancy wire metal hang. planter, 3’3 pine pedestal, Tapestry of Venice, Ox yoke, Wooden spoke wagon wheel in blue, Violin, Ant. 2 man saw w/school/farm ptd. scene by Barb Gilman, 2 oak framed Coca-Cola adv. mirrors, 16 ½” Coke thermometer, 30” composite Greek god, Plaster garden fig. of boy, Olympus digital camera, Hunter’s 30 gal. tripod game feeder, Iron bird bath w/bird, 2 vint. Coca-Cola crates, Ant. bibles.

LAMPS: Nice milk glass G.W.T.W. oil lamp w/ptd. sailing ship/Windmills/Dutch Maid/flowers etc., Pr. marble base lamps w/ruby flash fonts, Brass lamp w/marble base sgn. Cornelius, Wr. iron adj. floor lamps etc., Firkin lamp, Brass push-up c/sticks, Pierced tin lantern, Patt. glass oil lamps inc. milk glass base w/amethyst font, Elec. coin spot lamp w/marble base & 2 marble bases w/cranberry fonts etc., Fig. porc. lamp, 2 iron wall brackets w/mercury reflectors, Dec. tole lamps, Sheepscot pott. oil lamp, Art Deco hang. light w/wall sconces.

CLOCKS: Ant. mahg. ½ column shelf clock by Daniel Pratt Jr., Ingraham oak gingerbread clock, Ridgway Grandfather’s clock, Fancy Seth Thomas mantel clock, Mahg. shelf clock by Brewster & Co., Mahg. ogee shelf clock, Mod. mahg. Grandfather’s clock by Emperor, Contemp. banjo clock, Ansonia mahg. steeple clock, Seth Thomas bracket clock, Germ. Cuckcoo clock, Mahg. S. Thomas tombstone clock, Sheepscott Pott. clock, Elec. banjo clock, Sessions mahg. mantel clock, Mod. clock shelves, S. Thomas clock w/chimes, Repro. Coca-Cola adv. wall clock.

TOOLS: Nice ant. tools inc. lg. lot of wood planes (plow, molding etc.), Blue ptd. oak machinists 5 dwr. chest miss. cover, Blk. & Decker “Workmate 400” fold. work bench, 8’ alum. step ladder & 4’ wooden, Air compressor, Harness maker’s bench vise, Computer battery back-up.

Ant. fork & pick ax sgn. Winchester, Tool box w/tray & saws, 2 ant. iron tools, Iron propane gas parlor stove, Garden cart, 2 wheel dolly etc.

WEAPONS: Ant. Stevens 22 cal. rifle, Ant. dbl. barrel percussion shotgun w/dbl. triggers. Knives etc.: Horn & brass hand. Gurka knife, 16 pcs.inc. pocket & hunt. knives etc., Knights of Columbus sword. Other: Military footlocker w/uniform/helmet etc., 3 horn powder flasks, Officers cap w/eagle hold. arrows, Prisoner cuffs.

MARINE: Brass Chelsea ship’s clock “U.S. Maritime Comm.”, Brass Schartz Royal Mariner ship’s clock/barometer, Mod. ship model in pine 2 dwr. display case, Mod. Me. ship model “Newsboy”, Am. flag boat model, Iron grate w/dolphins.

CHILDREN’S: Ant. highchr., Ant. gr. pin striped high chr. w/flowers, Blk. & gilt child’s Boston rocker, Red ladder-back child’s Lincoln rocker, Pr. vint. baby dolls by Effanbee “Patsy Baby”, Iron horse still bank, Wooden pull wagon, Vint. dolls’ trunk & clothes etc., Compo. Alexander girl doll etc., Old marbles, Ant. doll’s trunk, 2 ant. Germ. bisq. dolls, Iron horse drawn fire wagons, Pine lift top child’s toy bench, Ptd. doll’s hutch, Ptd. game board, Wooden pond boat, Early Vogue doll/Ginny type etc., Stuffed bears inc. jointed, Rag dolls/rabbit etc., 6’ wood toboggan, Doll’s chrs./chr. tbl. etc.

TERMS: Cash or approved check. Everything sold as is. All sales are final. We accept absentee bids prior to the auction with a 20% deposit. Limited phone bidding available. Buyer’s premium of 12 1/2% on all purchases with 2 1/2% discount for cash or good check. We accept Visa, Master & Discover Cards. Catered. Limited seating. Call ahead for seat reservations & availability. Air conditioned.



ROBERT L. FOSTER , AUCTIONEER & APPRAISER-LIC. NO. AR 157

811 U.S. Rt. l, P.O. Box 203, Newcastle, Maine 04553 Auction Gallery 207-563-8110

Assistant Auctioneer: Andre Drolet-Lic. #AR1245 Auction Zip I.D. #2448

Fax us at 207-563-6590, E-mail: mailto:RFoster@tidewater.net