ANTIQUE ESTATES AUCTION
Sunday, Oct. 2, 2016
Early auction at 8:30 & regular auction at 10:00 a.m.
At Foster’s Auction Gallery, 811 U.S. Rt. 1, Newcastle, Me.
Preview Sat., Oct. 1, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. & morning of sale 8:00 to 9:45 a.m. Sale to inc. items from homes & estates in South Portland, Boothbay Hrb., S. Bristol & Newcastle, Me., together with selected additions. Hope to see you there!
EARLY FURN.: Sheraton 3 dwr. blind door secretary w/fig. maple dwr. fronts, Ant. Sheraton pineapple carv. 4 poster double bed, Pine l dwr. tavern tbl., Whale end shelf, Mustard ptd. & stenciled Mammy’s bench, D/t blanket box, Ladder-back chr. & rocker, ½ column mirror w/rev. ptgs., Stenciled Boston rocker, 2 grain dec. pillow-back chrs., Early hide trunk, Ptd. red wood box,
VICTORIAN FURNITURE: Eastlake settee & chr., Oak 42” s-roll top desk, Orient. coramandel carv. 4 sec. fold. screen w/cranes etc., Ant. oak 7 dwr. cab. 20 ¼” wide, Marble top commode, Fig. mahg. lyre base card tbl., Vic. walnut d/l tbl., Set 5 oak t-back chrs. w/uph. seats, Walnut marble top parlor stand, 2 over 2 dwr. ptd. oak dresser, Vic. walnut d/l tbl., Folk art twig stand, Set 6 t-back chrs w/leather seats, Vic. d/l tbl., Ash 2 door raised panel cab., Spool 1 dwr. cottage stand, Vic. 3 dwr. dresser w/lg. spoon carv. mirror, Vic. walnut grape carv. rocker w/needlepoint, Refin. 3 dwr. dresser, Vic. 2 tier oak top tbl., Vic. parlor stand, Oak bev. mirror w/hat hooks, Bamboo shelf, 3 tier oak curio shelf, Oval gilt mirror, Ant. oak 5 dwr. chest, Mahg. swivel piano stool w/ball & claw feet, 4 caned side chrs. & others inc. hip hugger, Caned rockers, Wicker trunk, Vic. walnut plant stand, Needlepoint footstools etc., Boudoir chr., Commode, Dome top trunk, Mirrors inc. oval gilt, Windsor chr., Mirrored med. cab., Trunk, Oak chrs. etc.
CUSTOM & VINTAGE ETC.: Rd. mahg. split ped. dining tbl. w/4 leaves & 6 chrs., Custom mahg. secretary, Mahg. breakfront, Pr. vint. Chinese rosewood armchrs., Nest of 3 mahg. nesting stands by Mersman & others, Sm. mahg. 3 dwr. chest, 2 Italian uph. vanity chrs.,, Mahg. 2 dwr. slant lid desk, Bench made fan back knuckle arm Windsor chr., Mahg. ped. base fold top card tbl. w/paw feet, Mahg. deep d/l swing leg tbl., Mahg. 41” h. plant stand w/claw & egg feet, Bull’s eye mirrors, Pr. Q. Anne stands by Paine, Fancy armchr. w/needlework, D/l tbl., Mahg. planter w/wicker front, Sliding top chr. tbl., Wicker rocker & stand, Fold. stand w/metal tray, Mahg. coffee tbl. etc.
ACCESSORIES: Fine Orient. silk embroid. panel w/dragons, Sgn. Orient. carv. 5 sec . panel w/3 export porc. inserts w/birds & flowers, Penobscot Indian root club, 18th c. urn top brass andirons w/penny feet etc., 5 Orient. pcs. inc. pk. qrtz. cov. vessels/jade pendant/Peking glass snuff bottle etc., Orivit pewter cov. dish etc., 4 sm. blk. lacq. panels w/carv. stone figs., Vint. Mah Jong in carry case, “Log Cabin” quilt, Brass & copper teapots & c/sticks etc., Ornately carv. document box, 4 box lots of Harry Jobes carv./ptd. decoys & lots of 4 minis. & 1 lg. swan, Richard Bishop chrome & glass tray w/ducks, Bronze Hessian soldier andirons, Wood document box, 2 old postcard albums of Portland Me. etc., Embroid. Jap. fancy kimonos, Ant. cow bell on leather strap w/cows name, 10 ant. framed railroad passes inc. 1887 “Peoria & Kenin Union R.R.” etc., Lots of copper pots & pans/food molds/creamer/skimmer/mugs etc., Ant. nickel pl. National cast register, Vint. quilt w/stars, Lg. Icon of religious fig. on horseback, Wooden tribal masks etc., Vint. green Samson mixer bowl, Vic. iron/oak adj. dictionary stand w/dic., Treadle sew. mach., 4 pr. andirons inc. fancy brass w/paw feet & lion’s heads & Arts & Crafts etc.,Trade cards/$100. savs. bond etc., Various plates inc. Royal Vienna/Limoges etc., Wooden town crier rattle, Stereoptic view cards, 4 bxs. of Capt. Harry Jobes carv./ptd. duck decoys, Two 10” Kachina dolls inc. “Navajo Code Talker” by T.G. Benally & “Grey Wolfman” by S. Smith, 4 framed Orient. silk embroid. pcs. w/birds & people etc., 2 bxs. of copper pots & pans, Mahg. humidor box, Tole dec. trays, Brass hand rails & towel bars, Ant. wooden trencher, Brass Huston Biscuit box, Lot w/bras shoe form/military hat/brass bell/fire nozzle & tin fog horn, Wood adv. crates, Agate, Tin c/sticks inc. hog scrapers, Mahg. inlaid tray & others, Metal balance toy of man rowing boat, Metal wall coat rack, Chopping bowl, Collec. pewter inc. pitchers/bowls/mug etc., Me. potato basket, Chopping bowl & choppers etc., Brass stencil “Fancy Me. Baldwins”, Bronze bookends “Buffalo Hunt” 1926, Political & nautical buttons/ribbons & medals, Flax wheel, Scales, Brass coal hod & copper log holder, Brass dresser top mirror & switch plate w/eagle & shield, Linens, Ant. Chinese food box, Baskets, 1939 World’s Fair chr./cane, Iron lawn Jockey, Brass fan fire screen, Sm. safe, Carv./ptd. plaq. of Indian, Iron cottage doorstop, Walk. sticks inc. carv. bear, Pewter porringers, Light up world globe by G.F. Cram, Oriental box & cigar bxs., Lot w/coverlet etc., Tin food molds, Br.china insulator, 3 bird houses inc. “Clam Shack” etc., 2 clam rakes, Vint. tennis rackets, Wood bird cage, Vint. x-mas ornaments, Mink coat, Lot of old flags inc. Am. & boat etc., Agate & tinware, Carv. bird by S.J. MacWilliams in shadow box, 21 foreign cig. silks, Dag. w/5 ladies, Early iron skillet, Benn. door knobs, Binoculars, Pewter hot water bottle, Brass chargers etc., Needlework of ship “Great Republic”, Wind chimes & more.
GLASS , CHINA, POTTERY ETC.: 82 pcs. Royal Doulton “Rondo” china, Cranberry opalescent pitcher w/6 match. glasses, 2 Lalique crystal birds & others, Royal Doulton fig. “The Mirror”, 15 ½” Mulberry platter “Loretta”, Lg. set Eng. “A Susie Copper Prod.” china, 34 pcs. Waterford crystal stemware & glasses, 10 goblets, Steuben 10 ½” c/sticks & salt & peppers etc., 14 pc. Czech. canister set w/plums, Steins inc. fig. man w/military helmet sgn. Musterschutz etc., Fancy etched cut crystal decanters, 12” Weller Louwelsa bulbous vase, Wedgwood Bowdoin College bowl, Lg. Orient. porc. charger & planter, Indian pot w/lizards etc. sgn. Rafael Silveira, Royal Doulton figs. inc. “Autumn Breezes”, 89 pc. Redwing floral pott. set., Cut glass compote & ewers etc., Jap. Imari bowl, Sm. Lalique dish w/doves, Heisey, Franciscan “Apple Blossom” china plates etc., Lg. bl./wh. porc. soup tureen w/under plate & ladle, 12 Bavaria dinner plates, Lenox silv. overlay pitcher, Early blown flip glass etc., Cheese preserver, Lg. Orient. bl./wh. jardinière, 2 gal. water crock, Germ. sick cup, Celadon vase w/cranes, Ironstone, Hd. ptd. Limoges hair receiver etc., Lg. wicker wrapped bottle, Colorful pyramid Murano decanter, 7 pc. Carlsbad teaset w/hd. ptd. panels, Eng. Blue Willow platter & Limoges, Copeland/Spode ironstone rabbit mold, Lot w/Tiffany mugs/Lenox bowls etc., Canton plates, Souvenir china of: (Spruce Point, Booth. Hrb., Cuckolds, ), Yellow ware pig bank 7 mixing bowls, “Bl. Onion” Meissen fish platter, 10 ½” Phoenix floral dec. vase, Fine cut crystal decanters inc. ster. overlay, Colored bottle caster set, 1 milk & 7 cream bottles, Ant. bottles, Aurene style bowl, Etched stemware, Five 8” Quimper plates, Ruby glass plate w/Roman soldier & nude lady, Lg. pott. vase w/fig. frogs, Pr. decanters w/plated holder, Stemware, Lg. Lalique bowl as is, 10 “Univ. of Penn.” Wedgwood plates, 11 ½” Art Pott. vase, Meissen bl. & wh. china, Royal Bayreuth plate, Pott. hen on nest, 12 bottle milk glass spice set, 2 portrait china lamp finials, Plates inc. 10 “Farmers Arms” etc., Stoneware jugs, Ant. stoneware spigot by U.S. Stoneware, Punch cups, Stoneware, Sets of 10 & 12 fancy glass plates, Pott. planters, Noritake china, Collec. plates, Colored glass, Hd. ptd. watering can & Bride’s basket, Tiles & more.
PAINTINGS: O/b by Adrien Ravallec of horse & wagon collec. seaweed by shore, 14 ¼” x 32 ½”, O/b forest by Parker Gamage, O/c boy w/basket of fruit sgn. C.V. Rustenberg (Cornel Von) 43”x32”, O/b fruit basket sgn. Dillingham, O/wood panel 2 dogs, O/c fish. trawlers by R.(Richard) F. Christian 35 ½”x23 ½”, W/c of birches by stream sgn. J.J. Francis, 9 & 8 o/b & 6 o/c ptgs. by Francis J. Quirk & lots of 29 & 38 drawings of nudes etc., Ant. o/c steam liner “Leviathan”, Orient. ptg. of seated official, W/c roses sgn. Tamara, O/c lakeside home, Litho. “California Fruit”, W/c Euro. village scene, Royal Doulton figs. “Orange Lady” etc., W/c of “The Wharf Squirrel Isl.” sgn. E.M. Tolpeaulx?, 2 Fritz Rockwell seascapes, W/c pond & hayfield, 2 floral theorems, W/c by Charlotte Harding, Fancy ant. gilt framed o/c of “Grandmother McKay-Bell” 27 ½”x35 ½”, Portfolio of prints & drawings, 2 18th c. hd. colored portrait prints, Sgn. o/b of forest, O/c folk art ptg. of horse & carriage in town sgn. Jazwienski ’68, Needlework of lady, 3 lg. gilt frames.
PRINTS: Sgn. Orient. scroll w/Samurai, 1856 Kennebec County wall map by Chace, Jap. print by Kaoru Kawano & sgn. Joichi Husi etc., Ant. print “British & N. Am. Royal Mail Steamer ship Scotia”, Print of “Battleship Maine”, Jake Day of antique shop, Sgn. etch. by Luigi Lucioni of tree, Vic. print of girl in canoe w/suitor, Sgn. etch. by Samuel Coleman, Poseidon & girl, Washington’s family, Romance Map of Maine by Ruth R. Lepper, Two framed 18th c. prints on the “Virtues of Marriage”, 2 sgn. Hopper Emory ship etchings inc. “Quartering the Winds”, French fruit prints, Pompei prints, “Custer’s Last Stand”, “Wilken Family Blended Whiskey”, A. Bellows print man/woman, Orient. sgn. print of beach & cranes, Vint. bird prints inc. “3 Toed Woodpecker” etc., Dead game prints inc. embossed, Ant. “Spy” prints inc. “Royal Eng. Opera” 1891 etc., Vic. litho. of children, Ship prints, Animal prints inc. cattle/kittens etc., Photo by Suzanne McGuffey, C. & Ives ship reprints, Nautical prints, “Newcastle Waterfront” by R. Shaw, Lautrec museum print Stedelijk Amsterdam, G. Washington, Photo Nubble Light, Sgn. etchings, Fred Thompson print, 2 Orient. prints sgn. Nan Ho, Indonesian rubbings & puppets etc., Silhouettes, Prints of children etc., Frames & more.
SILVER: Sterling: Lot w/bowls/ice tea spoons etc., Lot w/brush/mirror & c/sticks etc., 21 pc. lot inc. pickle forks/salt & souvenir spoons etc., Lot w/flatware & serv. pcs., Hair brush w/comb, S/pepper, Sm. ladle & tongs, 15 pcs. inc. c/sticks/compote etc. S.P.: Fancy candelabras “Heritage”, Vic. napkin holder w/cherub etc., C/sticks w/etched glass shades, Ladles, 5 & 6 pc. teasets, Sheffield c/stick, Grape & leaf cov. dish & platter etc., 4 Danish ster. & enam. collec. spoons, Trays inc. fancy etc., Flatware set, Pitchers, Sheffield cutlery sets, Coffee urn, Fancy coffee pot & more.
JEWELRY: Gold: Dia. & 14k man’s & woman’s bands w/dias., Jade neck. w/14k beads & pearl neck. w/14k clasp, 10k rings, 14k chains & earrings etc., 14k bl. topaz neck., 14k onyx & dia. ring, Two Arpege Chanel No. 5 14k pen sets, 10k & 14k earrings. Sterling jewelry: Lot w/earrings/brac. etc., Lots of sterling inc.:(bracelets inc. cuffs/bangles/charm/dolphins etc., earrings, lots of necklaces & chains, pins etc.), Ameth. ring, Garnet neck. & earrings, Ameth. locket, Hd. made ster. neck., 15 pr. earrings inc. pearl etc., Neck. w/crystal point & ameth.. Other jewelry: Lg. collec. of costume jewelry of all types and styles inc.: (signed pcs, many tray lots inc.: earrings/necklaces/bracelets/pins/rings etc.), 9 strand pearl neck., Ant. engrav. 9k g.f. bangle, Bone carv. Inro w/horses, Displays & bxs., Stone necklaces, Portrait ptgs. on china pins, Christmas jewelry, Novelty key chains, Pin back buttons, Lot 64 rings, Beads inc. jasper w/earrings, Men’s jewelry inc. cuff links/tie clips, Belt buckles inc. scrimmed w/ducks/stone etc. Watches: Ladies engrav. 10k Waltham h.c. watch, 14k 17j Hamilton wrist, Elgin o.f. 17j. pocket watch, Key wind pock., 17j Elgin pock., Waltham o.f. pock. w/chain, Lg. collec. of contemp. & vintage watches of all types inc.: Lucien Piccard/Spiro Agnew/Mickey Mouse/Timex Collec. fig. airplane & helicopter desk watches/Seiko/Relic/Gossip/faux Rolex & others.
COINS: 3 Morgan silv. $’s inc. 1890-O etc., 112.75 in Merc. dimes & Wash. quarters, 12.50 face 90% U.S. & 1862 $20 bill, Lot foreign paper curr. inc. Hawaii silv. cert. etc.
RUGS: Orientals: Persian 8’3x11’6, Sarouks 7’11x9’6 & 8’9x11’, 10’2x15’10, Ant. 5’5x7’3, Sarouk 3’3x4’9, Chinese sculp. 8’x11’6, 6’7x9’1, 2’10x11’, 2’4x6’5, 3’x5’4, 7’4x5’1, Wall rug “The Immortals”, 3’5x6’9, 2’11x5’1, 2’11x4’10, 2’1x3’, Chinese sculptured, Bokhara rug, Belouch. pillow, 2’4x4’7. Other rugs: New Turkish Orient. style 8’x10’ & others, Woven floral Dhurrie 8’x5’1 ½”, Karastans 9’10x14’6 & 2’x4’, Hooked wool runner w/leaf design 2’3x7’6, Hooked scatters, Fine Turkish Orient. style 5’3x7’3, 2 woven Indian rugs, S. Am. rugs, Hooked of hrb. etc.
MODERN FURNISHINGS: 4 Chipp. dining chrs. w/uph. seats, Maple birdseye & tiger Hepp. sideboard, Amish cherry dbl. bank flat top desk & office chr., Pr. Adirondack chrs. w/foot rests, Carv. lyre back armchr., 7 dwr. ptd. dresser, Mahg. vanity w/mirror/tiles/bl.& wh. sink w/fixs., Dining tbl. w/nat. top, Bookcases, Pr. child’s ladder-back chrs., Glass top coffee tbl., Lg. mirror, Multi tier stand, 4 fold. caned back chrs., Pine wall shelf, Bookcases, Exercise bike, 2 pine kitchen cabs., Off. chrs. etc.
MUSICAL: James Drum Co. Bicent. drum, Wood violin case, Records, Wooden d/t cased musical instrument.
OTHER ITEMS OF INTEREST: Vint. oak counter top display case, Cameras: Ansco “Century No.6” w/tripod etc., Ant. oak wall phone, 57 ½” chain saw carv. Blk. bear, 25” carv. Indian Chief w/pipe, LED light up “Open” sign w/settings, Mahg. display case, Assort. cameras, 2 hole outhouse seat, Sm. size National cash register, Peruvian cloth dolls, Fancy ant. cast iron stove, 3 tin ice cream adv. signs, Sgn. “Train to Boathouse & Bike Shop 25¢” etc., Two 51” ant. iron wheels, Butterfly/moth/spider shadow boxes, Wooden skis.
LAMPS: Orient. carv. rose qrtz. Goddess lamp, Vint. Orient. scenic tbl. lamp, Ornate Waterford crystal tbl. lamp w/ormolu, Mod. leaded glass lamp, Bl./wh. Orient. porc. lamps, Artillery shell lamp, Slag glass hang. shade, Imari look lamp, 2 mini. car lanterns, Tin fluid torch, Vint. tbl. lamp w/pk. glass & wicker shade, 6 iron wall lamp brackets, 14 cranberry coin spot shades, Oil lamps inc. (finger w/Am. shield), Pattern glass), 3 Art Nouv. triple wall sconces, Bronze sconces, Pr. brass Brass/wood hang. light, 2 branch hang. fixtures w/milk glass shades, Dietz lanterns, 3 vint. brass spot lights, Post lantern w/globe, Brass & copper lamps, Fancy metal floor lamp, Barn lanterns, Shades & chimneys inc. etched etc. CLOCKS: Regulator as is.
TOOLS: B&D Dewalt 3” rad. armsaw, Ant. raised panel tool box w/saws etc., Maul, 3.5 h.p. utility pump w/hose, Iron bear trap, Auger, Stihl & Poulan chain saws, E.G. plane, Craftsman 3.7A chainsaw, Craftsman chainsaw & McCulloch Mac 140, Copper hand torch w/match striker.
WEAPONS: Guns: Wall hanger shotgun, Inlaid Persian percussion rifle as is. Knives & Swords: Knights Templar sword, Officers sword w/fancy blade by Horsmann & Masonic sword. Other: Carv. powder horn & 2 horn ones, 5 plastic duck decoys, Wall gun rack.
MARINE: Bronze ship’s porthole mirror, 2 pc. brass ship’s bell clock & barometer, 3 ant. marine lanterns, 29 ½” ant. ship ½ hull, Pond sailboat, Life vests from S.S. Governor Cobb, 22” working pond model sailboat, 4 Cod fish jigs, 4 sm. wooden toy boats etc., 12” lignum vitae pc., Bliss Co. log & red glass lantern, Wooden pot buoys, “Renegade” life ring, Rope inc. nylon & boat rope, 2 fish. reels etc.
CHILDREN’S: Ant. wicker doll’s carriage & stick & ball one w/parasol, Vic. oak spindle back convertible highchr., 4 poster cradle w/acorn finials, Curv. runner sled, Lead soldiers, Slates, Iron cat bank, Lumar Army trunk w/canvas cov. back, Vic. child’s highchr., Ant. bisq. dolls/games/teaset etc., Fold. chalk board w/roll of Girl Scouts & Camp Fire girls, School desk/chr., Bisq. head baby doll & 2 china heads, Vint. wood rock. horses, Croquet set, Potty chr., Fisher Price toys, Train cars.
BOAT: 8’4 “Walker Bay” dinghy.
BOOKS & EPHEMERA ETC.: 1672 indenture, Books inc. box lots, “Hist. Kennebec County Me.” 1625-1892, Lots of Me. books & paper inc.: Me. pcs. inc. “Hist. of Pemaquid 1925”, Albee hotel register Wisc., Militia Law of Me. 1856, “Me. A Hist.”, E. E. Pinkham 1918 Southport store calendar 1919”, Advertising, Local ephemera, Photos etc., 18 Bobbsey Twins & other children’s books, Boothbay fish. posters etc., Early newspapers inc.: “Independent Chronicle 1782”, “Maine Gazette” 1829 etc., Nautical prints & pamphlets, Ship photos, 1926 license to master steam vessels, Piscataquis County map etc., Abercrombie & Fitch catalogs & L.L. Bean “My Story”, Nautical books inc. “Tales of the Ocean” 1840 etc., Lot of Dr. Rockwell(Booth. Hrb.)paper inc. Tinker Tavern menu/Pamphlets/calendars etc., Boothbay town business paper, Letters, Vint. Boothbay Playhouse posters, Old mags., 4 vols. “Gibbon’s Roman Empire”, Cookbooks and much more.
CLOCKS: Onyx New Haven desk clock, Big Ben alarms.
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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. Dealer’s must have copy of seller’s certificate.We reserve the right to hold merchandise until funds clear. Sizes & descriptions are approx. & subject to error. Everything sold as is, where is. All sales are final. We accept absentee bids prior to the auction with a 20% deposit & bid them competitively. Limited phone bidding available. Buyer’s premium of 12 1/2% on all purchases with 2 1/2% discount for cash or good check. Central air conditioned Gallery. Ample parking. Catered. Handicapped accessible. Luxurious padded seating. Limited seating. Call Marilyn for seat reservations & availability. We accept Visa, Master Card & Discover Card. For info. about auction items, (near sale ) please call Holly at 207-563-8110.
ROBERT L. FOSTER
AUCTIONEER & APPRAISER-LIC. NO. AUC 157
MAINE’S STATEWIDE AUCTIONEER
Assistant Auctioneer: Andre Drolet-Lic. #AR1245 Auction Zip I.D. #2448
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