Antique Estates Auction

Sunday, May 1, 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 Saturday, April 30, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. & morning of sale 8:00 to 9:45 a.m. Call or check our website to be sure. Note: This auction incs: items from homes & estates in: Newcastle, Falmouth, Damariscotta & Rockland, Me., together w/selected additions. Hope to see you there!

EARLY FURNITURE: Sheraton mahg. 4 dwr. bowfront chest w/cookie corners & columns, Hepplewhite mahg. Pembroke tbl. w/dwr., Empire 4 poster rope bed, Mahg. inlaid tilt top tea tbl., 2 yellow ptd. Windsor rod back chrs., Empire ogee mirror, Counter top slant lid desk, Mahg. Empire mirror, Pillow-back & thumb-back chrs. etc.

VICTORIAN FURNITURE: Nice Vic. oak 2 tier stand w/shelf & rope edge top, Vic. 3 dwr. oak d/l sew. desk, Oak rd. top ped. stand w/paw feet, Me. 8’ pine Deacon’s bench, Vic. carv. walnut l dwr. marble top stand, Refin. 3 dwr. Vic. commode w/door, Vic. refin. 4 leaf clover 2 tier stand w/paw feet, Refin. pine 3 dwr. chest w/1/2 spool columns, Eng. oak secretary w/blind doors, Oak fold. caned seat/back highchr., 2 refin. pine lift top commodes w/dwr. & door inc. l w/1/2 spool columns, Europ. oak carv. armchr. w/paint dec., Pressed back rocker, Vic. rocker w/heads & dolphin, Reed ped. base stand, Choice ornate gilt framed mirror, Wall coat rack, Flat arm wicker chr. & rocker, Vic. walnut fold. armchr. rocker, Turned column corner sideboard w/dwr., Mission oak plant stand sgn. The Roycrofters, Vic. dome top mirror, Vic. caned hip hugger rockers, Gout stool, Pine nursing rocker, D/l tbl., Wicker storage trunk, Diminutive open uph. armchr., Flat top trunks & more. CUSTOM & VINTAGE ETC.: Mahg. carv. tea tbl. w/ball & claw feet, Rocking baby cradle, Red stool, Mahg. 3 glass door bookcase w/2 dwrs., Mahg. 4 section barrister bookcase, Mahg. serpentine front 4 dwr. slant lid desk w/ball & claw feet, Mahg. Phyfe d/l ped. base tbl. w/paw feet, Reeded leg M. Wash. sewing stand, Mahg. gate-leg tbls., Mahg. inlaid tilt top stand, Mahg. muffineer, Bookcase, Rush seat bench.

ACCESSORIES: Ant. 21 dwr. oak specimen box w/lift top, Ant. inlaid lap desk, Ant. curly maple d/t document box, Pr. fancy brass & marble girandoles w/basket of flower designs, Bench made cherry/pine 2 dwr. all dovetailed box, 18th c. iron swivel toaster, Lg. 24 ¾” dia. brass kettle, Ant. d/t copper teakettle, 18” folk art carv. rooster, 3 grad. copper gooseneck teakettles, Ant. fire bucket as is, 18th c. wr. iron knife blade trivet, Copper box by Craftsman, Sword cane w/fig. pistol handle, Carv. bone Orient. man, Ant. andirons/fender & tools, Pewter coffee pot, 5 canes inc. carv. bulldog & alligator etc., Brass bed warmer w/dec. lid, 2 brass pcs. inc. dbl. hand. kettle & b&c foot brazier, Shore bird, Regency rosewood tea caddy w/dbl. interior, O/c ptd. screen sec. w/lady & cherub, Wooden mortar & pestle, 2 bxs. vint. postcards/greetings/old photos of fireman etc., Lot of old photos & cases inc. m.o.p. inlaid case w/dag. by Wm. Snell etc., D/t copper teakettle, Box of crystal prisms, Nice album of old postcards etc. inc. photo/ships/Santas etc., Mahg. Chipp.style mirror w/gilt eagle, Brass mermaid handle cane, Townline Dairy crate w/19 assort. cream bottles, Vint. hats inc. feather, Lg. Passamaquoddy basket, Dec. tole tray w/fold. base, Rosewood lap desk, Carv. wooden man bottle box, Pr. shadow bxs. w/7 ant. fold out Valentines, Wooden wall mount drying rack, Stereo. viewer & cards, Silk etc. crazy quilt tops w/feather stitching, Tin of old buttons & buckles, Lg. pull down 1972 map of Africa, Griswold breakfast skillet, Brass push-up c/sticks, Waterman Paris pen/pencil set, Metal wall hat/coat rack, 2 fold. fireplace screens, Lg. brass elec. horn, Lic. plates 1933/1939, Wooden ice skates, Vint. blown X-mas decorations, 7 dwr. wooden spice box in mustard, Decoys inc. Wooden goose etc., Cobra head hidden sword cane, Iron Blacksmith doorstop, Box of dwr. pulls, Adj. brass book rack w/Shakespeare, Vint. suitcase, Bone carv. & scrimm. box w/turtles, Blue metal bird cage, Tintypes & dags., Brass bound lap desk, Vint. port. Mystic & Singer sew. machs. in cases, Wooden fireplace fender, Orient. silk pics., Irish linen tbl. cloths etc., King Bates bedspread “M. Washington” & Pott. Barn Queen spread, 14 dwr. Mahg. spice box, Indonesian wooden carv./ptd. flying Goddess, 12 alum. 3’ strap hinges , Iron doormat w/dolphins, Drs. bag & more...

GLASS & CHINA: 12 ½” bl. & wh. “Bowdoin College” Wedgwood bowl, 12 Copeland/Spode “June” plates, Lg. yellow ware blue banded bowl, Bean pots, Lots of 6 & 5 Irish Belleek inc. fig. floral vases etc., Wedgwood Jasperware vase, Carlsbad chocolate pot & Austria teaset etc., Floral Majolica pewter top pitcher, Canton, Quimper inkwell & stand etc., Cut glass celery/bowl etc., Redware milk pan, 18 B&G Royal Copenhagen collec. plates, Blown art glass vase, Milk glass pitcher & 8 glasses, Cranberry & wh. opalescent swirl vase, Colored glass inc. ruby cut overlay perfume, Royal Doulton figs. “Christ. Day” etc., Hd. blown art glass nautilus shell vase, Cut & patt. glass inc. sgn. Libbey nappy etc., Wedgwood “Bowdoin Colleg.” platter, Yellow Depression glass, Flow blue cups/saucers etc., Blown red swirl vase, 6 ½” Loetz vase, Opalescent hobnail glass inc. basket & vases, 48 pcs. of cobalt blue “Modern Tone” glass, Wedgwood luster pitcher “Fallow Deer”, 7 Hummels inc. “The Builder” etc., Meissen reticulated plate, Lenox bowl, Pr. floral hd. ptd. Bristol vases, Bl./wh. shell design bowl, Sponge dec. bowls, Elep. & cat creamers, 26 ¼” blue & blue stoneware base by Warren Mather, 66 pcs. Mikasa bone china “Chippendale”, Amber glass caster set, Sadler copper luster pitcher, 52 pcs. of crystal stemware & glasses, 2 Waterford crystal stemware pcs./crystal c/sugar etc., 20 pcs. Fiesta inc. cov. dish etc., Milk bottles inc. Borden’s etc., 3 French cov. dishes, Bavaria dish set, Floral hd. ptd. Nippon teaset, Mortar & pestle, Glass birds etc., Delft & tile w/peacocks etc., Fenton glass baskets, Lg. “Orange Tree” bl. Carnival bowl, N vaseline bowl, Cov. hen dishes, Etch. & patt. glass, Satsuma vase, 2 ant. Majolica jardinières inc. l w/griffins, Lot w/Canton ginger jar/Dresden figs. etc., Lg. contemp. bottle w/100’s of inlaid shell pcs., Bl. & wh. bowl & pitcher, Box bottles inc. Pinworm Elixir etc., “Welcome” jug, Collec. “Snowbabies”, Stoneware jugs etc.

PAINTINGS: O/b by Parker Gamage of run down farm, O/w of old doorway, 31 mini. watercolors of Florence etc., O/b of kittens chasing mouse by J.H. Bridges, O/b of bottle & tomato, Ant. gilt shadow box w/oval ptd. portrait of child, O/c of cov. bridge, O/b of farm sgn. A.T. Walker, French print, O/b of lady in hat, Sm. w/c of Pem. Light, 21 ptgs. by Nelia G. White etc., W/c seascape, O/b of lake & cottage, O/b cottage in mtns., O/glass by Gloria Gibbs “Beach Meadow”, O/c of lion by R. Roland, O/c of trains, Sm. w/c of castle, O/c beached boats sgn. J.B. Hooting, O/c of trains, Pastel of sailboat & landscape sgn. Linda Novick, O/c fish. boat sgn. H. Collander.

PRINTS: Lmtd. ed. “Star Wars: A New Hope Millennium Falcon” sgn. by Ralph McQuarrie w/auth. pc. of 70mm film, Poster of Rudolf Nureyev “Don Quixote” autographed 14”x22”, WWI poster 1918, “Spring Morning” by Gene Klebe, Posters inc. 6 circus & Waldo Theatre, Quebec map 1880 etc., 1897 prints on silk, 48 prints & ptgs. of Turks/Prince of Orange etc., A. Wyeth print, Sgn. print “On the Mark”, Military print “Last Shot in Souden", Bird print, Mt. Fuji, Vic. oval fruit print, Aviation & Telephone dispatch, Old Boston prints, Lg. ship print etc.

STERLING SILVER: 5 pcs. inc. sm. cov. box-jigger etc., Hamm. ster. wine funnel w/cork screw, Reticulated ster. plate, Mex. pill box, Ster. hand. cake server etc. S.P.: 6” Grecian column c/sticks, Champagne bucket, Warming dish etc., Trays, Flatware, Fancy trays, Fig. nap. ring w/monkey jockey, 20 m.o.p. handle knives, Lot inc. tray/pitcher etc., Teapots inc. Pairpoint, Basket w/cobalt liner, Pitcher w/face spout, 5 bottle caster set, Ice bucket etc.

JEWELRY: Gold: ¼ ct. dia. ring in 14k gold, 2 pr. 14k earrings w/frogs & sandals, 14k bl. sapp. & dia. ring, 14k pearl pendant & earrings w/dia. accents, 14k pendant w/lapis & sapphires, 18k shell carv., 14k lg. ant. cameo pin, 18k charm w/emerald, 3 choice pearl necks. w/14k clasps, 18k pearl ring & 10k earrings, 14k band w/5 dias., 10k onyx & dia. ring, 10k ring w/5 garnets, 10k opal ring, 10k emerald ring, 14k jade pend. & coral earrings, 14k & plat. wedd. bands. Sterling: Dragonfly pin/pendant w/35 garnets, Norway ster./enam. neck. & bracelet sgn. D.A. & earrings, Rose qrtz. brac., Horse head pin/pend. w/16 garnets, Neck. w/ameth. & garnet, Onyx & fluorite bracs., Sword pin w/rhinestones, Amber pin, Indian turq. cuff brac., Ameth. rings, Garnet ring, Peridot ring, Turq. brac., Pr. ameth. & peridot earrings, Turq. necks., Neck. w/24 garnets, Ameth. earrings, Bead brac. & rings inc. turq., Gr. copper turq. ring, 2 necks. inc. 36” & 19”. Other jewelry: Tribal lapis neck., Beaded garnet bangle brac., Jade bracs., 26” hematite neck., Turq. nugget neck., Shell brac., Faux dia. ring display. Watches: 14k ladies wrist watch w/dias., 14k & dia. Elgin wrist watch, O.f. pock. watch by Wm. Ellery.

COINS: Lot w/Morgan silver dollars etc., 5 silv. $’s inc. 1882/1896 etc., Four 1 t.o. .999 silv. Am. Eagles, 7 pcs. fractional curr., Album of 43 Roosevelt dimes, $9.60 90% U.S. coins.

RUGS: Orientals: Pers. Kirman 8’10x13’3, Vint. Pers. 4’6x6’7, Caucasian design 4’4x5’6, Herez 4’x5’10, Red Serapi 2’7x8’, 14k pearl earrings, 14k enam. bar pins, Blue Herez 2’7x8’, Ant. room size as is, Belouch. prayer 3’1x4’11 & ant. 3’5x5’10, Semi ant. Pers. 3’8x5’2, 3’2x6’5, Tabriz 2’10x12’, Bokharas 2’3x5’ 10 & 3’3x2’, Chinese sculp. 4’x6’11, 2’4x7’10, 2’9x5’3, Caucasian 3’6x6’6 as is, Ant. etc. 5’9x9’8 etc. worn. Other rugs: Oriental style rugs inc.: (Floral 7’10x10’8, 7’10x10’10, 5’3x7’3, 3’3x4’10, Red 1’10x11’7 & 2’x2’10), Woven blue & wh. stripped rug 4’8x6’11, Hooked rugs (Floral 5’3x8’2 & 4’x6’, House 2’2x3’, Heart design), Woven Mex. wool rug, Winchester adv. mat w/dogs & gun 30”x 17 ¾”.

MODERN FURNITURE ETC.: Queen Anne highboy w/broken arch & fan carving, Nice Hitchcock pcs.: ( d/l tbl. & 6 decorated chrs., 3 dwr. d/l side server, China cab., Corner cab. in green & nat. wood w/dec., 3 pc. Queen headboard/5 dwr. chest & 9 dwr. dresser w/mirror, Pr. of nightstands,), Cherry 7 dwr. dressers 1/w mirror, Cherry nightstand, Nice Cherry armoire w/5 dwr. interior, Cherry computer desk by Hooker Furn., Tapered leg l dwr. stand, Iron tile top stand w/lighthouse etc., Oak 2 dwr. coffee tbl., 3 dwr. Oriental hall tbl., 1950’s maple d/l tbl., Figural Butler & Maid stands, Maple d/l teacart, 2 tier coffee tbl., 1 dwr. hall tbl., Mission oak desk & chr., Hoover Cyclonic vac., Elec. heater, Metal plant stand & bed tray etc., 2 dwr. file cab., 2 door cab., Tv trays, H.P. printer, Wicker shaving mirror, Iron plant stand, Alum shoe rack & more.

MUSICAL: Scott Radio Lab. tube radio, Turn tbl. w/mahg. floor cab., Ambassador brass trombone, 110 music cd’s.

OTHER ITEMS OF INTEREST: Ant. copper stop lights w/6 blue lenses & 2 amber etc., Ant. fireplace surround w/Greenaway figs. etc., 11 Me. letters inc. Civil War etc., Ant. wooden dog sled 7’4 as is, Vint. firehouse brass bell/gong from Hopedale Ma., Shadow box w/salmon, Leaded glass window w/lamp & fleur de lis designs, Lot sports mem. inc. sgn. Larry Bird jacket/sports cards/Red Sox megaphone etc., Metal standing open/closed sign, 2 Ellen Brown wall sculptures inc. sand & stones #32, Box of old paper & photos of Margaret Smith & Muskie etc. & Me. letters, Grecian bust of man on marble plinth, 2 red/gr./wh. Texaco light poles inc. 7’2 & 3’6, 48” Gabriel metal weathervane, 5 ant. “Parabeam” truck headlights only 1 w/lens, Nice wooden bookpress, Fire helmet & nozzle, Goggles kit, Bushnell 565 telescope & tripod, Adv. print “Hamilton’s Eng. Blk. Oil”, Lg. shoulder mount Big Horn sheep, New in box Tivo Hd 3 digital media recorder $839.99 new, 3’ porc. enam. “Coca Cola” sign, 23” wooden carv. & ptd. N.W. style totem pole, Moth display w/giant Attacus etc., Vint. sew. mach., 2 ant. ox yokes, Selsi 30x microscope, Ant. copper fire extinguisher, 14” red/wh. Heinz rd. sign & more.

CAMERAS: Zeiss Ikon “Contarex Super” 35 mm w/4 lenses inc. 180mm/55/85/35, Zeiss Ikon “Contaflex”, Ant. Rochester mod. Poco, Rolleiflex SL26, Novoflex “Noflexar” F=40cm lens w/pistol grip, Lg. Soligor Telephoto25-200 meter & 75-600 feet, Lot w/Kodak “Motormatic 35F” etc.

LAMPS: 2 nice ant. floral hd. ptd. G.W.T. Wind lamps (electrified), Brass column lamp w/gr. glass shade, French bronze candelabra w/marble base, Fig. Miller Co. banquet lamp w/fancy red glass shade, Orient. tbl. lamp, Ant. brass whale oil lamp, Pr. ant. German Meissen fig. lamps of man & woman w/children, Floral enam. dec. oil lamp w/etched globe, Adj. wr. iron floor lamps w/seahorses, Leaded glass tbl. lamp & extra shade, Fig. cupid lamp, Vint. fancy brass floor lamp w/onyx, Bangor stoneware jug/lamp, Pr. pewter candle wall sconces, Vint. hang. lamp w/milk glass globe, Nice selection of ant. brass push-up c/sticks, Hang. lamps, Parts. Sm. “Me. Isls.” Sheepscott Pott. lamp, Pr. dbl. branch bronze elec. wall sconces, 2 vint. adv. wall clocks inc. “Makomb” & Rexall “Bismarex”, Decoy lamp etc.

CLOCKS: New Haven octagonal 8 day wall clock, French slate mantel clock, Mahg. Grandfather’s clock w/moon phases, Vic. Seth Thomas mantel clock, Pillar & scroll clock, Fancy oak Ansonia shelf clock, Ingraham mantel clock w/lions heads, Vic. walnut dome top shelf clock, Mahg. steeple clock, Iron Ansonia mantel clock, Porc. floral wall clock, Clock faces & parts.

BOOKS: 1883 “Atlas Fall River City Ma.” by Walker, 36 vols. Rudyard Kipling books 1929 etc., Lot w/Shakespeare/”Tristram Shandy” etc., Lot pamphlets etc. inc. Ant. “Hupmobile Year Book” & “Flying” 1919 etc., 50 vols. “Yale Univ. Press” books, 4 “Little Big Books”, Leather bound & nautical books, Box lots.

TOOLS: Dewalt radial armsaw w/access., Ant. ptd. green wooden wheelbarrow, Ant. wood/iron “Prairie” walking seeder, Lg. ant. wooden tool box w/trays, New 4 pc. 15’ ratchet tie downs, Wooden planes etc., Ornate ant. iron vase tool mkd. U.S. on pulley wheel, Starrett Vernier gage & 5 grad. micrometers, 2 battle axes & adz, 2 hd. push mowers, Hand saws, Augers, 4 bxs. casters, 36” new bolt cutters, 3 vint. wooden levels, 7 wooden clamps, 2 sgn. ant. slicks, 4 acet. torch brass gages, Roof & wall jacks, Carv. sets, 2 man cross cut saw etc.

WEAPONS: Winchester Ranger 30.30 L.A. Carbine, Remington mod. 10C nylon 22 cal. s.a. rifle, Reming. mod. 77 22 cal. semi auto. rifle, Repro. “Harper’s Ferry” flint lock pistol Italy, 2 air rifles inc. Daisy mod. 1894 & “Blue Streak”, Marlin mod. 3365C 30.30 carbine w/scope, Replica Navy Colt mod. 1851 blk. powder revolver, Mossberg mod. 151k 22 cal. semi auto. rifle, H&R “Pardner” mod. SB1 20 ga. shotgun, 2 air pistols inc. Germ. Hy-Score mod. 815 etc., Hopkins & Allen “Minuteman” .45 blk. powder Kentucky flintlock rifle, Remington mod. 722 Page Super Pooper Wildcat 240 cal. rifle w/scope, Ant. percuss. d.b. shotgun mkd. Wm. Moore. Related: 2 contemp. carv. powder horns, Ammo. inc. 30.06 & 30.30 etc., Winchester rug w/men in canoes 3’1x4’4, Gun rack, 2 L.L. Bean fold. camp chrs. Swords & Knives: Mod. Civil War style sword, Hunt. knife, 3 mod. Samurai style swords on stand, Masai African dbl. ended iron & wood weapon.

MARINE: Lg. 13 ½” carv. bone fid, 2 lg. red/bl. 12” colored glass floats, Life ring “Mary Anne”, 22” working pond sailboat, Lg. Danforth anchor w/chain, 5 blocks, Ant. wicker fish. creel, Nylon boat cleats, Waterproof sea bag & charts.

CHILDREN’S: Ant. iron 2 horse fire wagon w/ladders, 2 ant. paint dec. doll’s chrs. inc. armchr. rocker w/rush seat & side chr., 1950’s “Lumar Marx” U.S. Army steel cargo truck, Child’s orig. mustard ptd. & stenc. Boston rocker etc., Ant. paint dec. doll’s chr., Doll’s cradles, Child’s vint. ptd. Boston rocker, Glass jar of marbles, 3 ant. swirl marbles, Ant. highchr., Toy horse barn, Metal balance toys of soldier on horse & rooster, 2 ant. china head dolls, 2 wooden/iron school desks & chr., Dolls inc. speaking Lone Ranger & more.

Turn your unwanted gold & silver into cash. GOLD & SILVER WANTED Please call for appointment.

We are one of the largest, top paying buyers in the State of Maine, for gold, silver & bullion etc. Buying Gold: U.S. & foreign coins, ingots & bars, dental gold, all 10k-14k & 18k gold, class rings, wedding bands, necklaces, bracelets, pocket & wrist watches, any broken gold jewelry, platinum etc. Buying Silver: Sterling items any condition, ster. flatware, jewelry, vases, bowls, c/sticks, ingots, bars, rounds, silver eagles etc. Buying coins & paper currency: silver dollars, pre 1964 silv. halves-quarters & dimes. 40 years experience buying coins & precious metals. Get our price before selling. Free gold testing.

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. AUC157

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: RFoster@tidewater.net

Licensed, Bonded & Insured. Established in Newcastle since 1953. Member of Me. Auctioneer’s Association & Me. Antique Dealer’s Assoc.