ANTIQUE ESTATES AUCTION
Sunday, June 12, 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 11, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. & morning of sale 8:00 to 9:45 a.m. Note: This auction inc. items from a Mass. estate & New Hrb. home, together with items from other local homes & estates. Hope to see you there!
EARLY FURN.: 18th c. grad. 4 dwr. slant lid desk w/bracket base, Q. Anne mahg. swing leg d/l tbl., 4 Empire saber leg floral carv. chrs., Mahg. l dwr. fold top game tbl., Mahg. Hepp. l dwr. Pembroke d/l tbl., Early mahg. armoire w/scroll feet, Sheraton d/l tbl. w/rope twist legs, Mahg. carv. Sheraton 4 poster bed, 4 birdcage Windsor chrs., Grad. 4 dwr. mahg. chest, Mahg. Classical Am. sofa, Inlaid mahg. Sheraton card tbl., Tapered leg Hepp. stand, D/t tool box w/rope beckets & multi dwr. interior dated 1865, Sheraton ½ column mirror, Sponge dec. dome top Bride’s box, Pr. Empire chrs. w/stenc. acorns, Q. Anne chrs., Slant lid grad. 4 dwr. desk w/bracket base, Mahg. 4 dwr. lowboy, Mahg. inlaid Hepp. demi lune 2 part dining tbl. w/center d.l., Pine 6 dwr. apothecary chest, Sheraton l dwr. washstand w/3 pc. bowl/pitcher set, 6 thumb-back chrs. in orig. blk. & gold stenc. dec. w/rush seats, 5 Eng. Windsor bow-back chrs., Chipp. mirror w/urn crest, Pine d/t blanket box w/rope beckets, Rope bed, Hitchcock pillow-back & Windsor bowback chrs., D.t. brass bound trunk, 18th c. ladder back chr., Tilt top stand bases, Chipp. armchr. & others, Rope bed in red paint, Empire mirror/sofa & stool, 18th c. M. Washington armchr., ½ Hepp. swing leg d/l tbl., Sheraton l dwr. work tbl. & more.
ANT. TRUNK COLLEC.: 6 Jenny Lind leather cov. w/brass buttons etc., Leather Civil War trunk of Cat. John Daland-24th Reg. Mass., Child’s Jenny Lind, Dome tops w/inserts, Brass bound flat top, Child’s Jenny Lind canvas cov., Doc. boxes inc. Seal skin & leather etc. & others.
VICTORIAN FURN.: Vic. rosewood armoire w/mirrored door, Carv. armchr. w/lions head arms, Lg. ornately carv. gilt pier mirror, Mahg. stick & ball 4 tier music rack w/paw feet, Set 4 Vic. carv. walnut chrs. w/uph. seats, Vic. walnut d/l tbl. w/2 leaves, Mahg. l dwr. serv. w/gray marble top, 4 Vic. mahg. chrs. w/carv. heads & uph., Mahg. Plantation desk, French stand, Pr. Vic. l dwr. over l door marble top stands, Lg. ant. fancy gilt mirror 52 ½” x 76 ½” & others, 3 dwr. mahg. side server, 2 Vic. dome top mantel mirrors w/leaf & grape crest, Mahg. 4 dwr. marble top dresser, 3& 6 dwr. ash chests 1 w/mirror, Eastlake mantel mirror w/carv. crest, 5 mahg. saber leg slip seat chrs., Mission oak l dwr. stand, 2 shaped wh. marble shelves, Footstool w/needlepoint top, Fancy iron base footstool, Iron/wood ice cream parlor tbl. & 2 chrs., Mahg. wall shelf & more...
CUSTOM & VINTAGE ETC.: Mahg. 3 dwr. slant lid secretary w/glass doors, 3 various Orient. carv. Coromandel 4 panel fold. screens w/flowers/geese/people etc., 2 Inlaid mahg. Hepp. card tbls. one w/3 leaves , 10 wooden fold. chrs. “Solid Kumfort”, Nice vint. Deco enameled top kitchen tbl. w/pull of leaves & 4 chrs., Set 6 mahg. Chipp. dining chrs. w/fruit needlepoint seats, Mahg. 4 dwr. serpentine front chest w/pull out writing surface, Octagonal lift top 2 dwr. sew. stand, Pr. mahg. Q. Anne uph. settees, Sm. French inlaid ladies desk, Mahg. fernery, Deco blk./gold side tbl., Mahg. ball & claw foot stand, Inlaid mahg. l dwr. Hepp. taper. leg stand, Pr. red velour settees by Paine Furn., Birdseye mirror w/inlaid dancing girls, 2 panel fold. screen w/flowers, 1 dwr. butterfly d/l tbl., Footstool w/needlepoint dog, Bootjack end benches, Q. Anne coffee tbl., Mahg. l dwr. stand, Q. Anne & Hepp. side chrs., Mahg. drum tbl. w/brass paw feet, Mahg. l dwr. d/l stand, Lg. fancy gilt mirrors, Fold. dry bar w/2 trays, 2 sm. low tbls. & more.
ACCESSORIES: Pr. of high top shoes in orig. box by Port. Paper Box Co., Ant. brass fireplace fender & tool sets, Fancy brass andirons, Glass butter churn, 5 ¼” carv. Orient. soapstone horse, Iron & brass adj. dbl. candleholder w/snipers, Italian inlaid bookends & sm. shelf, Vic. tin/wooden wash tubs, Iron footed kettles, Wooden goat cart, Flaxwheel, Velvet embroid. ceremonial robe I.H.S., 8 silhouettes inc. 1791 Washington etc., “Christian Feigenspan Brew. Co.” beer tray, Ant. ballot box, Early mini. brass c/stick, Old Kukon Rte. R.R. playing cards & early Astrology cards, Quilt, Tole bucket & trays, 8 vint. hats & bxs., Sampler, Brass coffee urn, Wooden bowl, Vint. Napoleon III coin style lighter, “Wool Soap” box w/soap, Postcards/Valentines etc., 2 pr. Vic. wall brackets, 5’10 high wooden Butler’s silhouettes, Pewter syrup etc., Wire egg baskets, Wooden butter mold, Brassware, 2 ant. wooden up & down butter churns in old blue, Box lot of linens etc., 1 dwr. coffee grinder, French copper cov. pots & skillet, Baskets inc. picnic & melon etc., Ray Shadis metal sculptures”Le Garage” railing/lg. candle & plant holder & 4 floor candelabras, Old photos & ephemera inc. soldier etc., Suitcase w/travel stickers, Hogscraper c/sticks, Carv./scrimmed box w/turtles, Carv. bone frogs, Barometers, Vint. poker chips, Lg. fibreware bucket, Flags, Copper inc. teapot & pots w/iron handles, Ant. wr. iron hinges & brass fireplace trivet etc., Type tray, Orient. parasol, Sew. accesss., Buck filet knife & others, Sm. brass scale in tin w/eagle, Chrome tray w/bakelite hand., Whirly-gig w/man & ptd. scenes, Lg. iron ladle, Ornate carv. tea box, Iron windmill doorstop, Brass & copper bedwarmer, Binoculars inc. 20x70, Discus thrower & Golfer trophies & more.
GLASS & CHINA ETC.: Ant. gr. demi-john bottle, Pr. 7” Orient. vases w/figs., Red glass Baccarat candy dish, 18” Wedgwood “Indiana” platter, 23 ½” Rose Medallion vase, 43 pcs. Royal Doulton “Clarendon”, Pickard inc. divided dish etc., Etch. gr. glass vase, Cut glass: (Decanter w/ster., Pr. cruets, Cake plate, Bowls etc.), Wedgwood inc. 18 pcs. “Viewx Rouen” & 14 “Torbay”, Flint glass celery, Canary Sandwich glass vase, Cobalt decanter, Crystal etched vase w/girl & bird, 6 Gaudy ironstone plates, Wedgwood “Devon Sprays”, Daisy & Button punch bowl & cups, Flow blue octag. dish etc., Fine china inc. Crown Ducal “Gainsborough” & Lenox “The Vondel” etc., “Old Ivory”, Copeland Spode teaset, Pr. Asian pott. vases w/fig. crabs, Orient. porc. teapot etc., Patt. glass inc. “U.S. Grant” dish etc., Orient. terra cotta umbrella stand w/lilies, Weller pott. vase, Bennington type pitcher w/peacock, 9 Wedgwood “M.I.T.” plates, Bohemian amber tray/glasses, Ruby decanter, R.S. Prussia vase, Royal Doulton Balloon Seller & Tobies, Ruby glass, Bl. Shirley Temple creamers, Art glass poodle, Royal Cauldon “Beverly” china & Crown Ducal “Bristol”, Fiesta pitcher, Venetian glass plates & c/sticks, 8 Lenox “Ming” plates/12 Paragon/8 Germ. w/birds, Limoges sandwich plates, Coralene creamer, Wh./gold soup tureen & bowls, Gr. glass pitcher, Silv. overlay charger, Delft creamer, 34 pcs. colored glass inc. pk. scent bottles/bl. threaded bowl etc., 9 Italian floral plates, Bl. Danube cov. soup dishes, Stemware inc. etched, Stoneware crocks inc. 12 gal. by Redwing, Pott. ewer etc., Czech. cups/saucers, Children’s baby bowls & Looney Tunes glasses & more.
PAINTINGS: O/c of trees/stream sgn. C. Rasmussen 34”x25”, O/c of pier & tugboat sgn. Chuck F. Wong, 2 Charles Stepule o/b ptgs. inc. “Rockport-Early Snow” etc., W/c of artist @ easel by shore sgn. C. Wood Hardy, O/b flowers sgn. Geo. McConnell 1922, “Australia II” Am. Cup 1983 sgn. print, Mini. portraits on porc. of ladies, O/b landscapes by Eliz. Turner Hall, Oil of Lillian Kenyon sgn. Edgar Crocket, O/c British soldiers, O/c of brick tower w/3D art sgn. Audrey Belcher 44 ¼”x 34 1/4”, Mix. med. florals sgn. Lucia S. Bliss, W/c “N.E. Hrb.-Me.” sgn. Schley (Reeve III), O/c of steamboat, W/c of vase of flowers sgn. K. Tryon, Trees & barn sgn. George A. White, O/b forest stream sgn. J.W. Berry, 2 theorems of basket of fruit w/bird etc., “Chagrin Falls” by George A. White, W/c fox in cornfield, Ptg. of birds on tree sgn. Ruppersburg, O/c nude on horse in waves, Ant. pastel of lake cottage, O/b’s ship/seashore etc., Folk art on board of basket of flowers, W/c of Penn. R.R. by Bill Paxton, O/b of Venetian canal sgn. H. Townley, Lg. o/c of man, Charcoal of dog & more.
PRINTS: Wallace Nutting prints inc. “Zinnias” etc., Louis Icart print “Le Panier de Pommes”, 1891 Boston map, “Birdseye View of Mt. Desert Isl. Me.” 1880, Lmtd. ed. serigraph “Winter Wharf” by Howard Bradford, Fox hunt “Mr. C. Davis on the Traverser”, Print girl w/sheep, Rockwell of Old Salt & boy, Orient. prints & embroidery, Etchings & Gordon Grant prints, 4 gilt frames, H.G. Ryan print Cent. R.R. Depot, Consuelo Hanks print, Etchs. by K. Edel & George C. Wales etc., Ship survey prints, Lg. print of children, Young man w/rabbit, Map 1895 “City Boston”, Class. Roman arch. prints, N.H. maps etc., Bird prints & more.
SILVER: Pr. Moulton coin silv. bright cut sugar tongs, C/sticks, Frame etc., Lot c/sticks/compotes/shakers etc., Vanity mirrors/brushes etc., Souv. spoons etc.
S.P.: Candelabras, Bottle coaster, Basket, Ladles etc., Chaffing dish, Cov. vegs., Flatware, Platter, C/sticks, Pickle caster, Tray etc.
JEWELRY: Gold: 14k ring w/9 dias., 10k Mason’s ring w/dia., Pearls w/14k clasp, 14k pearl pin. Sterling: Ring w/multi colored tourmalines, Lg. ameth. neck., Tourmaline earrings, Seahorse pin w/lapis, Heavy ster. vermeil shell necklace, Bracs. w/6 & 9 garnets, Lg. moonstone pend., Ameth./bl. topaz cross, Ameth. cross, Herringbone brac., Lg. lemon qrtz. pend., Garnet poison ring, Ruby ring, Garnet flower pends., Purse w/ster. frame, Emerald pend., Earrings w/ameth./garnet/peridot, Vint. necklace w/stone, M.o.p. cameo ring, Ster. & shell pends. Other jewelry: Garnet & hematite raspberry cluster necks., 18” faceted bead tourmaline neck. in multi colors, Carv./scrimmed Inro of monkey, Agate neck., Lg. lapis cuff brac., Garnet bangle, Stone bracs., Tribal blk. bead neck., Costume inc.: (Austria pear pin, Rhinestone sailboat pin, Real tourmaline brac. etc.). Watches: Waltham 15j pock. watch, Silver pock. watch, Gucci Lucite wrist watch, Parts.
COINS: Gold 1870-G Calif. half $ drilled, 1885 Morgan silv. $, 31 Peace silver dollars, 28 halves inc. Barber & Walk. Lib. etc., 1831 Lib. dime, Wash. Comm. ½’s, Proofs, 1814 Capp. Bust lettered edge half $, 11 cents: (1794, 7 lg., 3 half cents 1806 & ’09), 126 nickels inc. Buffalo/war time etc. & others, Various albums of Linc. cents 1909 to 1941 etc., 90% U.S. silver coins inc. 207 Mercury & Barber dimes etc., 6 Fly. Eagle cents 1857 &’58, 35 to 40 lbs. of estate Wheat cents, Error Wheat cent w/dbl. reverse, Capp. Bust & Seat Lib. dimes inc. 1832 &’33 etc., Mt. Rushmore Anniv. coins, 1990 unc. bank set, 7 half $’s inc. 1836 & 1854 etc., 7 dimes inc. 1853 & ’55 etc., Bicent. silv. unc. sets, Proof sets, Five 1957 silv. certs. w/consec. serial #’s, Five 1963 $2 Silv. Certs. w/consec.#’s, 8 $5 red & bl. seal inc. 1928 & ’29 etc., 20 $2 1976 consec. #’s, 28 $1 Silv. Certs. inc. 1935-A Hawaii, 56 & 21 Ind. Head cents, Seated Lib.: 1853 25¢/1875 20¢/1857 10¢, Shield & V nickels, Part. albums Jeff. nickels,43 pc. lot inc. Capp. Bust dimes/half dimes etc., Lot w/1776 paper ½ $’s/Frac. curr. & tokens, U.S. Mint medals, Lots of 186/47 & 85 foreign coins, Foreign currency, Tokens inc. Civil War & John Adams, 1972 Bermuda silv. Wedding dollar proofs & more.
STAMPS: Collec. of foreign albums & loose stamps etc. inc. “The All Am. Stamp Album” etc., Collec. w/sheet 50 state flags/1st day covers/books etc.,
RUGS: Orientals: Persian 10’7x`14’5, 3’7x4’11, Bokhara 3’5x4’1, Herez 7’9x11’6 as is, Ant. 5’3x10’7 as is, Scatters inc. 2’3x3’11 etc. Other rugs: Karistan 8’8x12’8, Navajo, Indian type rugs.
MODERN FURNISHINGS: Oak dinette tbl. & 4 uph. chrs., Ornate mirror w/lions/drapes etc., ½ column mirror, Heavy mahg. armchr. w/leather back, Comb back Windsor armchr., Orient. hide cov. trunk, Armchr. by Nichols & Stone, Chrome armchr., 2 dwr. oak nightstand, Leather top footstool, Yellow wire store display, 3 maple fold. bookcases, Yellow chimney cupboard, Pine 5 dwr. chest, Pine lift top box w/bootjack ends, Maple barrel back chr., Sharp port. air conditioner, 3 & 4 dwr. chests, Fold. deck chrs., Carv. oak mirror, Maple rd. stand, 1950’s uph. sofa, Paint dec. lift top box, Lugg. rack, Leather top stool & more.
MUSICAL: Ant. Harmonium (organ like) by Alphonse Rodolphe Paris, Vint. 8 string mandolin, Old violin w/bow, 3 wooden Swiss Thoren music boxes w/figs., Sm. cylinder music box.
OTHER ITEMS: Lg. dbl. sided wood. carv. sign “The Hoffman House”, Moroccan cathedral tower fossil, Rare 1905 elec. lineman’s rubber hat, Book “Bruns. R.R. & Trolley Cars” by Purinton w/letters/photos & map “A Plan of Bruns. Village” by Noyes 1846, Lg. smokey qrtz crystal, 2 Moroccan fossils, Ant. wood woven/embroid. drapes w/moonstone prayer towers etc., Carv./ptd. Katchina, Mercury ball on iron pole, 1968 leather dec. fire bucket “Brookline Fire Dept.”, 45” wagon wheel, Yell./blk. “No Hunting Cattle” sign, 1818 Boston adv. for land settlement, Ant. iron ship’s stove by Pert, Pr. vint. wooden walkers, Stained glass window, Early receipts & bills from John & Capt. Daniel Noyes for everyday merch. & labor etc. inc. 1805 ship manifest of Brig Seneca & other ship papers, Marbleized ped. w/gazing ball, Callaway “Big Bertha” drivers, Artists equip., Ant. mahg. shadow box, Treadle sew. mach. dwrs., Pr. walnut raised panel doors etc.
LAMPS: 69” high figural floor lamp of 2 Mermaids hold. lamp, Lg. ant. tin lantern w/gas light, Wr. iron stand. candelabra, Satsuma, Orient. terra cotta, Brass lamps, Oil, Mod. Art Ins. student lamp, Hang. wr. iron lantern, Wr. iron 4 & 6 branch candle chandeliers, Iron lamp brackets, Dietz lantern, Lg. ant. iron & copper post lantern, Slag glass tbl. lamps as is, Pr. china lamps w/birds.
CLOCKS: Ant. Eng. oak tall clock w/hd. ptd. scenes by Thos Evans, Ant. S. Thomas shelf clock, Ant. Vienna regulator wall clock, Rosewood Ansonia beehive clock, Bigelow & Kennard mahg. shelf clock w/lyre door & columns, 5 vint. alarm clocks inc. Victory/Big Ben etc., Gilbert key wind banjo clock, Mini. Cuckoo clocks, Silent chime Session mantel clock, Sm. brass carriage clock, New Haven jeweled balance mantel clock, Bl. floral Ansonia china mantel clock & a pk. lustre, Elec. inlaid rosewood lyre shelf clock, Clock parts.
BOOKS: 55 10¢ comics inc.: Capt. Am. #98 & Weird Science etc., Nautical books.
TOOLS: Delta tbl. saw, Elec. chainsaw, Paneled oak wall tool cab. w/10 sm. dwrs., Wooden plow plane etc., 6” brass edge measure, Dremel tool, Buck chisels, Tripods, Room propane heater, Maul, Gas lawn mower etc.
MARINE: Folk art ptd. boards inc. lighthouse/ship game board etc. by B. A. Foster, Keuffel & Esser compass, Compass w/inlaid star case, Sailor’s marquetry sweetheart box, 77” fiberglass A-Class hull mod., Nautical theme mirror w/rope twist carv. frame/ship/anchor, 30 ½” ant. ptd. wooden sailboat model & stand., Wall shelves for models, 2 bxs. of nautical brass inc.: lanterns/ships clock/porthole style mirror etc., Wood sign “The Boathouse”, Sailboat models & ½ hulls, Nautical charts inc. framed G. Eldridges of Boston Hrb., Anchor rope 5/8”x300’ w/thimble, Marine hardware inc. cleats etc., Fish. tackle & box, Navico Tiller pilot 1600, Danforth anchor & chain & others, Mooring buoy, Sails, Rope, Nautical electronics.
CHILDREN’S: Collec. of lead soldiers Am. & British etc. inc.:( “Britains Soldiers”, Civil War 1862 Confed. Cavalry #255 in orig. box, Artillery cannons, Johillco ones, Britians etc.), Mod. carv./ptd. wooden Hobby horse, Child’s wheelbarrow by Smith/Vt., Schoenhut toy piano, 7 metal still banks of Indians/S.F. cable cars/First Nat’l. bank etc., Lenci type lily pad girl bag, #8 ½ “All Elec. Erector Set”, Lot dolls inc.: (Ideal Shirley Temple, Compo. Nun, Ginny, Internat’l. etc.), Tin wind-up bulldozer, Metal tractor, Games inc. tin major league baseball, Wood dancing Blk. man, Wind up duck, Maple slate chalkboard, Iron doll’s cookstove, Folky wooden sailboat, Disney toys, Wooden giraffe pull toy & Jonah living inside the whale, Wood airplane model, Dinky toys, Metal mail box & clown banks, Tin cars etc., Toy planes, Wooden pecking chicken toy, Iron trick dog mech. bank, 2 M-50 unfin. models, & more.
BOAT: Like new 2002 Lund WC-14 “Adventurer” 14’ alum. boat w/Honda 15 h.p. four stroke outboard & EZ loader boat trailer., 8’ Avon boat tender.
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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. 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
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.