ANTIQUE ESTATES AUCTION
Sunday, June 26, 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 Sat., June 25, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. & morning of sale 8:00 to 9:45 a.m. Note: This auction incs. items from estates & homes in: Wiscasset, Otis, Cape Elizabeth, Bristol & Westport, Me. etc., together with selected additions. Hope to see you there!
EARLY FURNITURE: 18th c. Gov. Winthrop slant lid 4 dwr. desk w/bracket base, Mahg. grad. 4 dwr. Chipp. chest w/bracket base, 18th c. Gov. Winthrop grad. 4 dwr. slant lid bracket base desk, Fine Me. grain dec. cannonball bed, Country pine 3 dwr. lift top blanket chest, Me. Sheraton red/blk. grain dec. l dwr. stand, Hepplewhite pine tapered leg l dwr. d/l tbl. in old brown, 18th c. Q. Anne tilt top stand w/handkerchief top, Chipp. b&c foot open armchr. w/shell carv. & uph. seat/back, Ant. d/t splayed blanket box w/till & traces of blue, Pine l dwr. dressing stand w/3 dwr. step back, Two tapered leg Schoolmaster’s desks, Ant. chimney cupboard, Hepp. tap. leg d/l tbl., 18th c. cherry etc. l dwr. tbl., Slant lid lift top Hepplewhite Postmaster’s/plantation desk, Armoire w/2 paneled doors/bracket base & crown molding, 4 paint dec.plank seat Windsor chrs., Mahg. Pembroke l dwr. tbl., Sheraton d/l tbls. inc. swing-leg etc., 2 Sheraton l dwr. stands, Sheraton Centennial sofa, Ant. fancy armchr. w/carv. medallion back/eagle/cherubs etc., Diminutive ant. folk art 7 dwr. corner cupboard, 3 Q. Anne vase back chrs. inc. l arm, Tiger maple l dwr. stand, Ant. 2 door cab. w/7 dwr. interior & cubbies married to mod. 10 dwr. apothecary chest, Lg. pine 2 paneled over 2 paneled door step-back cupboard, 1 dwr. tavern tbl., Hepp. spider leg tilt top stand, D/t blanket box w/till in old red, Ant. ptd. commode w/added hutch top & ptd. drapes, Mahg. Fed. mirror w/rev. ptg. of birds, Wm. & Mary l dwr. tbl., 6 board blanket box in old red & others inc. bootjack end etc., Refin. d/t sea chest w/rope beckets, Brass bound Orient. camphor wood trunk, Pine 4 dwr. chest in old red, Ant. Chinese carv. rosewood desk, Shaker style chr. purported to have been in movie “Amerika”, Pine breadboard end shoefoot tbl., Blanket box w/ Penn. Dutch ptgs. by Peter Hunt, Inlaid mahg. 2 dwr. dresser top mirror w/Sandwich knobs, Blk. leather brass bound trunk w/tack dec., Mahg. Empire mirror w/rev. ptg. of cottage, Dome top trunk in old blue, Carv. back rush seat settee, Canadian open armchr. & rocker, Ladder-back child’s chr., Windsor sack back & birdcage chrs. etc., Set of 6 plank seat chrs., Pr. grain dec. & pillow-back chrs., Bootjack end footstool, Windsor arrowback rocker, Ladder-back chrs., Mahg. Chipp. mirror, Boston rockers inc. grain ptd., Pillow-back chr. & others, Mustard ptd. Salem rocker w/fruit dec. & more.
VICTORIAN ETC.: Ant. 7’ paneled oak country store counter, Matchboard jelly cupboard in old green, Inlaid Biedermeier style tbl. w/later base, Oak “Macey” 2 sec. Barrister bookcase, 4 dwr. oak chest w/fancy carv. mirror, Ant. 7 dwr. file cab. w/added granite top, Mahg. glass china cab. w/scroll feet, Grey 2 panel door cupboard 7’1 high, Oak counter top glass display case w/2 glass shelves, 4 dwr. pine chest, Wal. d/l tbls. w/3 leaves etc., ¼ sawn oak bookstand w/swivel base by Huntting Co., Oriental stand w/pk. marble insert, Spoon carv. 3 dwr. ash dresser, Vic. mahg. spindle back uph. settee, Vic. commode, Vic. oak 3 dwr. l door chest, 4 dwr. chest, Ant. 3 dwr. pine chest w/later hutch top, Ant. wagon seat, Vic. grape carv. uph. rocker, Oak l door armoire w/dwr., Ash 3 dwr. dresser, Fancy carv. mahg. tbl. w/cross stretcher, Diminutive china cabinet w/dbl. glass door top, Mahg. 3 over 4 dwr. Butler’s chest, Fancy rolled arm wicker Heywood-Wake. rocker, Pine lift top commode, Buggy seat/stand, Dome top & steamer trunks etc., Towel/quilt racks, 38 ½” paneled door cab., Oak mirror & more. CUSTOM & VINT. ETC.: Mahg. 4 dwr. Q. Anne chest w/1/4 columns, 8 pc. wr. iron patio set w/glass top tbl. /stand & 6 chrs., Lg. mahg. dining room tbl. w/5 leaves & ball/claw feet, 4’ carv. bench w/leather seat & back, Mission oak drop-front desk, Mahg. fold top card tbl., Mahg. china cab., Mahg. 3 dwr. tapered leg sew. stand, Mahg. dbl. bank leather top desk & leather chr., Custom mahg. dbl. glass door bookcase, Pine 4 dwr. chest /w/spool columns, Ball & claw foot wing chrs., Walnut uph. M. Washington armchr., Q. Anne wing chr., Gout stool, Ptd. bookcase w/flowers etc., Pr. wing chrs. w/b&c feet, ½ moon hall stand, Sm. tapered shelf by Stiffel, Spool bed, Mahg. M. Wash. sew. stand, Rd. mahg. 1 dwr. stand, Pr. metal Roman style seats, Mahg. footstool, Mahg. demi-lune stand etc.
ACCESSORIES: Ant. 40 cubby hole hotel key cab., Lg. woven 17” tribal basket w/dia. designs, Ant. wooden stick barometer by Kendall Bros. as is, Fancy Vic. wire/wood birdcage, Burl inlaid document box, Ant. 30” “Sunshine” Biscuit” tin, Ant. Adolph Coors 24 bottle crate “Zang’s Bev.”, 2 Battersea enam. cov. bxs., Various brass andirons/tools/fenders, Iron Ram’s head andirons, Brass dec. bed warmer, Mahg. sew. box w/inlaid heart, Foot warmer w/heart dec./brass kettle stand/ironware/tin candle molds etc., Lg. pr. of iron penny foot andirons w/faces, 3 assort ptd. pantry bxs., Ptd. Ind. Chief head inkwell, Early hardware inc. hinges & door handles etc., Vint. ptd. iron Mod. A Counterboy tape dispenser, 5 copper kettles inc. 2 d/t bottom pots, Adv. box w/Stickney & Poors Mustard Seeds, Sampler “God Bless Our Home”, Carv. mask & 23” high man, 2 wooden artists easels, Orient. rice measure sgn., Pewter inc. Ant. 15” charger & Porter #1 Me. teapot etc., Wooden mortar & pestle & oval Shaker box, Stereop. viewer & 64 cards inc. Blks./Jap. Blacksmith etc., Mink coats & stole etc., Ant. bucket in old red, Copper: d/t measure & Art/Crafts iron/copper wall scones etc., Owl bookends, Ant. elec. toaster, Porc. lady music box adv. Singer Sew. Machs., Collec. of Am. flags & banners, 3 Orient. red lacq. bxs., Quilts inc.: (1841 autographed, Star, Butterfly, Appliquéd w/basket of tulips etc.), 26” tole ptd. tray w/children sgn. L.E. Frazier, Tin document box w/1st. day cover of Princess Eliz. wedding etc., Remo snare drum, Record albums, Baskets inc.: (Indian, Melon, Picnic, Feather, Potato, Lg. Orient. cov., African etc.), Box lots of estate linens, Old shoes & clothes inc. Kimono, 4 sec. Orient. fold. pic. w/Koi fish, 33 alum. pcs. inc. plates etc., M.o.p. opera glasses, Cloisonné box, Ethnic wooden carv. wall hangings, Barometer, Gr. spice rack w/2 ptd. tins, 2 wood hat forms, Matchstick house, Tinware, Bone carv. & scrimmed. box w/turtle & frog, Post & greeting cards, Jade carv. pipe, Jade hand. hd. mirror w/enam. dec. & tiger eye, 5 bolts of fabric, Political buttons, Wood carvs. of animals & people, Fancy porc. lined pitcher, Armillary, Canes inc. folk art carv. snake etc., Galv. & canvas neck apple pic. bucket, Estate buttons, Iron hang. game rack, Blk. leather Drs. bag, Real fur cat, Metal wall coat rack, Birch bark cov. box, Shore bird, Mod. Mah Jongg set, 7 dwr. spice box, Box of old iron shutter holders, 11 ethnic woven pcs. inc. baskets & fan etc.
GLASS & CHINA: Ant. Canton cov. veg. dish, Ten 8 ¾” sgn. Steuben plates, Cut glass inc. Waterford mustard pot/vase/bowl etc., Pr. of 10” Staff. Spaniels, 29 pc. floral dec. teaset, 27” pott. Korean Kimchi jar, Glass decanters inc. 3 ring etc., Italian soup tureen & 20” platter w/raised lobster & shells etc., 11 floral Royal Doulton plates, Blown aqua ship’s bottle, Jadeite nude lady shot glass, Ruby vase w/gilt metal collar, Limoges teapot & cov. dishes & platters, Gr. china fig. elephant garden seat, Tiffany & Spode c/saucers, Imari 18” vase & bowls, Redware bowl & cov. jar, Pk. lustre pitcher & c/saucers, Bisq. busts of Dickens/Mendelssohn & Mozart, 8 china cov. crème pots, Glass cloche, Heisey nut dishes & overlay pitcher, Rose Medallion 18” platter & plate, New Italian crystal decanters, Old Ivory “Monticello”, 40 pcs. floral dec. china, Blue Willow, 3 bl./wh. canisters, Lg. irrides. cranberry vase, Flow blue, Early Am. patt. glass, 6 reticulated Dresden saucers, Bl./wh. Wedgwood china “The Yale Arms”, Wood/milk glass rolling pin, Pr. 12” Majolica pine cones, 5 gal. water bottle in wood crate, Colored glass inc. gr. Depress. plates/pk. stemware etc., Bl./wh. china & Delft tiles etc., Blown caramel art glass vase, Pewter top stein, Bl/wh. porc. inc. slop jar/bowl /pitcher/platter etc., Lot Quimper style pott. by Sterner-OH., Ant. bottles inc. Bitters, Glass cobalt sphere w/bubbles & blown glass crab, Plates inc. 6 floral by Caldwell & 4 Royal Worcester, Pottery urn w/shell “Sealife”, Stoneware crocks & jugs inc. blue dec., “Wisc.” redware slip plate etc.
PAINTINGS: Lg. fancy ant. gilt framed o/c of cows at pond 35”x21”, W/c of seascape sgn. Edw. A. Harvey, W/c of old circus big top, W/c “The Sardine Factory” sgn. Wm. Dow, Fancy ant. gilt framed o/c of cottage in Winter by F. E. Donnell, Fancy ant. gilt framed pastel of lady, O/b sailing ship sgn. E. Gaffney, Ant. o/b of fruit, W/c seascape by Edw. A. Harvey, 3 ant. w/c’s of sailboats inc. l sgn. A.N. Ayres, Ant. o/c portrait of lady in fancy gilt frame 14”x 19 ¼”, O/b landscapes inc. sgn. Hallaw L. Morris etc., O/c sunset sgn. K. Bailey, O/b of sailboats, Sgn. ant. o/b of rowboat on shore, O/b of girl sgn. Joan D. Sewall, W/c of flowers sgn. E.H., W/c of farm by Alexander Bower, 2 Haitian o/c ptgs. sgn. J.N. Obie etc., 2 folk art carv. frames w/floral design & w/c & draw. of ducks, Nude drawing, Ant. ptg. on wood panel of knights dated 1687, 18 assort. colored calligraphy poems & booklet by E.J.D. w/hd. done sketches sgn. F.E.T. ’07 etc.
PRINTS: Early map “A New & Comp. Map of Scotland” w/ships etc., Etch. of old man w/bowl of fruit sgn. Arthur Heintzman 8”x10”, Sgn. Gordon Grant warship print, Ship print “Massachusetts” & others, 3 Maurice Day animal prints, Chart 1909 “Rockland..& Camden Me.”, 39 botanical prints etc. inc. Calla Lily/pear etc., Framed maps inc. Pic map of the coast of Me., Orient. prints, Artist sgn. prints inc. Me. logging factory by Mortin Levin, “Birds View of Bristol R.I.”, Photo of Civil War era soldier, Arch. draw. “Phoenixville Station” 1860, 2 sgn. Indian prints, French print of Napoleon family, Landscape, Boat etch. by Phillip Kappel, Map “Isle of Sable”, Orient. prints of horseman & temple on hill, Blk. children prints, “Gen. View of Amsterdam”, Italian Coat of Arms, Nautical prints inc. sgn. lighthouse & seagull etc., 10 art photos, Old nautical calendars & prints etc., Birdseye maple Empire frames, Frames etc.
SILVER: Lot w/spoons-salt & peppers etc., 19 pcs. ster. & coin spoons, Tiffany etc. felt bags. S.P.: Nest of 3 ant. meat covers 10 ¼” –18”, Trays, Compote, Hamm. stemware, Roger’s flatware etc., Bone hand. carv. set etc.
JEWELRY: 10k lot w/ring & pins etc. Sterling: Flower pin w/garnets & marcasites, Peridot ring, Pin w/9 garnets & marcasites, Celtic design neck. w/garnets, Cross w/9 garnets, Brac. w/7 oval garnets, Brac. w/peridot & malachites, Neck. w/24 cut garnets, Ruby ring, Cross & chain w/10 pear cut amethysts, Brac. w/7 ameths., Bl. topaz ring, 6 pcs. w/artists pallet pin/cat pin/pearl ring etc., 6 pcs. w/lighthouse brac./heavy link brac. etc.
Other: 32” garnet rope neck., Rev. ptd. glass snuff bottle w/elephant on cord neck., Carv. stone pend. w/carp, Garnet bead bangle brac., Bone dec. brac., Asian bone carv. pc. w/man, Carv. agate brac., Faux amber neck. & brac., Mesh purse w/agate stones, 7 cloisonné bracs., Costume brac. w/blue rhinestone dragonfly, Compacts, Cig. case, Costume jewelry etc. Watches: Misc. watches.
COINS & STAMPS: $50. of mint rolled 1981 cents., 49 lbs. mostly pennies, Sm. album of Am. stamps-some early.
RUGS: Persians: (5’1x12’, 4’3x6’6, 4’2x6’4), Bidjar 6’8x8’3, Herez 2’6x4’1 & 7’2x10’5, 4’4x7’1, Bokhara 2’1x3’3, Baktiari 5’8x8’2, Russian 2’8x4’2, Ant. Hamadan 2’2x3’1, Caucasian 5’x7’3, Sarouk 3’4x4’7, Mir 2’4x6’7, 4’7x6’7, Prayer 4’8x9’, 2’x3’, 2’7x10’2, Kelim 2’6x8’1, 3 ant. Caucasian scatters. Other rugs: Rag rug 5’10x9’7, Floral hooked 5’5x8’6 & 1’11x7’, 2 sm. Indian rugs, Turkoman 3’10x4’5, Braided 3’9x6’.
MODERN FURNITURE: 18thc. style mahg. ornately carv. blockfront secretary w/broken arch top & fancy interior by Smithsonian Traditions, 5’ pine sawbuck tbl., Mahg. 3 dwr. silver chest, Mahg. Q. Anne highboy w/broken arch top & shell carv., 2 tapered leg 1 dwr. maple stands, Pine l dwr. Cobblers bench, 5 pc. rattan settee/2 chrs./stand/ottoman, French style caned side armchr., Pine open top cupboard, Orient. style coffee/saki tbl. w/marble top, Mahg. shelf w/mirrored back, Pine top shoefoot tbl., 3 dwr. slant lid desk on bracket base, Maple 5 dwr. chest, Pr. simulated cherry bookcases, Rose carv. chr. w/needlepoint seat, Mahg. bookcase, Tapered leg coffee tbl., Open arm leather chr., Hitchcock style footstool, Rolling computer desk, Maple d/l tbl., Uph. settee, Mahg. Butler’s tray coffee tbl., Maple Canadian maple rocker, Mahg. l dwr. gateleg tbl., Wicker 3 dwr. chest/2 dwr. window seat & coffee tbl., Lane cedar chest, 6 dwr. pine lingerie chest, Butler’s tray coffee tbl., Gr. naugahyde chaise lounge, Mahg. & pine bookcases, Fancy wire wall shelf, 4 dwr. blk. metal file, Wooden croquet set etc.
OTHER ITEMS OF INTEREST: Ant. wood/brass Postmaster’s sales station w/granite top 4’9 wide 4’1 high by Postmaster Supply Co., Folk art carv. of team of horses w/sled & logs, 30” high ant. wooden Barber pole, Wooden ptd. steam eng. model, Don Justin Meserve granite sculp. of ram 11 ½”x13”, 3’ arch. column, Vint. yellow & gold gambling wheel from Penn., Pr. “Bone Breaker” bicycle tires, Ant. wooden needlework holder, Iron fire hose holder, Metal museum sculp. of lady, Metal fold. floor ptg. display, Vic. walnut paper roll dispenser, Cameras, 2 ½” dia. wood chain link mold, Shadow box w/plaster medallions, 12 stone arrowheads, Ant. gold/blk. sand ptd. sign “Frank” from Me., Adv. signs inc. “Augusta House” & “JK Tyre” etc., Iron wall bird bath w/shell bowl, 3 pcs. of wh. Italian marble inc. 47 ½”x20”, Cast iron dbl. sided “Coach Stop...” sign, Pr. window door lights, Metal wind arrow w/directionals, Sundial on terra cotta base, Metal pot hanger, Ant. pk. marble sink top, Spaulding Proflite golf clubs & bag etc.
LAMPS: Vint. Orient. reticulated wh. lamp, Brass c/sticks & sconces, Brass Student’s lamp w/emerald shade, Wooden pig lamp, “Ward’s Better Lantern”, Pr. etched brass tbl. lamps, Bracket lamps, Tin lantern w/reflector etc.
CLOCKS: Chelsea U.S. Navy ship’s clock, Ant. S. Thomas mahg. Reg. school house clock, Waterbury mahg. shelf clock, 27” high mahg. Grandfather’s clock.
BOOKS: Leather bound inc. 1793 “Am. Preacher, Bxs. of hist. newspapers inc. WWII/Nixon resigns etc., Art books inc. “Monhegan Artists Isl.”/”Art of A. Wyeth”/”Ed. Hopper” etc., Bxs. of good nautical books & mags. inc. “Salem Vessels & ..Voyages”/”Maritime Hist. of Me.” etc., Bxs. of Conn. histories inc. :“Indians of Conn./Milford/Stratford etc., Wallace Nutting books “Furn. Treasury”/”Maine” etc., Children’s books inc. “The Ships that Glue Sailed” & 1882 “R. Crusoe” etc., Ant. ref. books inc.: “Who Was Who in Am. Art”/”Orient. Rugs”/”Am. Folk Art”/”Cab. Makers of Am.”/”Rufus Porter Rediscov.” etc., Cookbooks, Birds of Am. etc., “Wooden Boat” mags., Vint. car booklets etc., 25 vols. “Historian’s Hist. of the World”, Box lots, Auction catalogs etc.
TOOLS: Miller’s Falls miter saw, Delta scroll saw, Metal hd. planes, Porter-Cable plate joiner kit, ½ angle drill, Blk. & Decker drill, Milwaukee drill & 3 sanders, Ant. wood/iron bound tool box, Craftsman bench grinder & router w/tbl., Set 4 early iron calipers 9”to 19 ¼”, Delta disc & belt sander, Stanley #61 fold. rule, Chisels, Belt sander, Powerkraft router kit, Blk. & Decker “Workmate”, 12 ant. wooden planes, Craftsman router, Brace bits, Wooden lathe, Drafting tools, Lot of upholstery tools/book/material, 2’/4’/6’ Jorgensen furn. clamps, Garden tools, 2 wooden step ladders etc.
WEAPONS: Iver Johnson “22 Super Shot” 22 cal. revolver, Marlin mod. 81-DL 22 cal. b.a. rifle. Other: Bear Archery long bow & arrows, 3 Orient. sword tsubas, Ant. dec. powder horn w/carv. man stopper. Swords: Ant. U.S. Naval officers sword, Mod. Bowie knife.
MARINE: Ant. seachest w/till & ship ptd. top, 2 masted wood/metal ship weathervane, D/t wooden chart box w/rope beckets, Danforth “Constellation” compass, Mahg. chart box, 3 masted ½ ship model, Fids & marlin spike, Nautical flags, Fish. rods inc. S.O. Yeaton & Shimano etc., Fish. creel, Shells, Plans & charts for ships & instruments, Me. shell dec. mirror, 1838 “Manifest of Cargo” for Sch. “Phoebe Baxter”, 4 vint. wood. oars, Charts inc. “Bath to Boothbay” 1909 etc., Inlaid plaq. w/sailing ship, Lot 19 rods & reels etc. inc. eagle claw “Trailmaster” 6’9” spin rod etc., Thailand woven wood shrimp trap, Iron dolphin, Manila rope block & tackle, Brass whale pipe holder etc.
CHILDREN’S: Ant. child’s ladder-back & Windsor armchr. rockers, Hubley style 10 ton truck, Shirley Temple by Ideal, Iron girl w/pumpkin bank, Brass Hallow. cat mold, Louis Marx tin wind up tractor, GAF View Master w/stereo reels & hd. ones, “Waggie Toddler” wooden wagon, Thumb-back highchr., Ant. ladder-back rocker & chr., Ant. curv. runner push sleigh, Paper dolls, Soldier balance toy, Doll’s trunk, Tin toy steam roller, Child’s pine chr. tbl., Ant. china head doll & S. &H bisque head, Doll quilts & clothes, Bldg. bricks, B. Google “Sparkplug” iron bank, Doll furn., Early Barbie, Sailboats, 20” birch bark canoe & Ind. doll, Blk. dolls, Speed Away snow sled, Slates, Halloween noise makers, Wind-up toy bear, Wood. chess pcs. 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. AUC 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
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