ANTIQUE ESTATES AUCTION


Thurs. evening, June 1, 2017

Early auction at 4:00 p.m. & regular auction at 5:00 p.m.

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


Preview Thurs., June 1, 10:00 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. Note: This auction includes items from homes & estates in: Bath, Damariscotta, Brunswick & Newcastle, Me., together with selected additions. Hope to see you there.

EARLY FURN.: Sheraton pine d/l turned leg tbl., Set 8 ant. Hitchcock pillow-back chrs., Set of 4 pillow-back chrs., Early gate-leg d/l tbl., 1 dwr. breadboard end tavern tbl., Eng. oak tilt top candle stand, 18th c. Q. Anne vase back armchr. rocker, Sheraton gilt ½ column 3 sec. mantel mirror, Q. Anne side chr. w/bulbous turnings, Mahg. Empire ped. base 2 dwr. d/l sew. stand, Eng. oak Q.Anne deep d/l swing leg tbl., 6 board pine blanket box w/traces of blue, 18th c. ladder-backs & Chipp. chrs., Mahg. Empire mirror, 6 spindle bow-back Windsor chrs., Pr. Penn. Dutch dec. chrs., Step down Windsor, 1 dwr. Hepp. stand, Birdcage Windsor chr., Boot-jack end blanket box, Mahg. Empire mirrors, Pr. grain ptd. chrs., Paint dec. thumb-back chr., Bannister back chr., Boston nursing rocker, Ladder-back rocker & 5 nice chrs.

VICTORIAN FURN.: What not shelf on 2 dwr. over 2 door chest, Oak tbl. w/barley twist legs on stretcher base, Walnut wall shelf w/5 sm. dwrs., Vic. fainting couch (reuph.), Vic. oak bookcase w/dwr., 4 caned seat side chrs., Pine 3 dwr. chest, Wh. wicker fernery, 1 dwr. stand, Vic. organ stool, Oak triple fold. shaving mirror, Walnut fretwork mag. rack, 4 dwr. chest w/ptd. dec. & Sandwich glass opal. pulls, Armchr. sponge painted w/ ptd. scene, Pr. fold. chrs. sgn. Readsboro Chr., Fold. wooden tbl., Twin brass bed, 4 bentwood ice cream chrs. w/caned seats, Oval pine stand, Mahg. M. Washington sewing stand, Wicker armchr., 4 rush seat fold. chrs. & more.

CUSTOM/VINT./MID CENT. FURN.: Danish mid cent. teak corner cab. w/2 glass doors over 2 doors, 7’3 vint. pine sawbuck tbl., Mahg. armchr., Corner cupboard w/paneled door & dentil molding, M. Wash. lolling chr., Mahg. 2 tiered rd. stand, Wicker rocker & coffee tbl., 2 tier bamboo style stand, Mahg. leather top stands & coffee tbl., 1 dwr. tapered leg stand, Mahg. Chipp. mirror w/eagle by Paine Furn., Pine l dwr. shaving mirror, Sawbuck tbl., Twig stand, Bootjack end stool, Uph. vanity bench, Vint. mahg. M. Wash. sew. stand, 1 dwr. gate-leg tbl., 3 iron stacking stands & more.

ACCESSORIES: Fancy wire/wood bird cage, 12” Eskimo stone carv. man w/birds, 18 dwr. mahg. spice cab., Tri fold tbl. mirror, Estate postcards inc. R. Tuck/nautical/holidays etc., 2 carv./ptd. shorebirds, Wr. iron lg. handle skimmer & fork w/curly cues, Wooden carv./ptd. folky sailor whirligig & horse, Hatbox w/blk. fur muff, Folky Jumping Jack toy, 6 canes inc. carv., Brass & copper c/sticks/ewer etc., Iron ship bookends, 84 stereo. views military/Yosemite etc., Pr. Indian Chief head bookends, Crocheted bedspread, Ant. bellows w/heart, Ant. sampler, Tole dec. doc. boxes, Vint. wire basket on casters, Chinese cloisonné/enam. egg on lacq. wood base, Spinning wheel, Russian tri fold Icon, 17 ½” brass c/sticks, Hd. carv. tiger eye stone Buddha, Wood peel, Orient. rose qrtz. carv. frog, 3 bone carv. Chinese figs. of Immortals w/bases, Wood chicken crate in old blue, Pr. ptd. iron apple tree doorstops, Pewter Harvard fencing club stein, Finely woven splint melon basket, 14” champleve vase w/birds, Lot of beaded glass fruit, Baskets, Mex. ptd. tin mirror, Floral tole dec. tray, Bronze flatware set in case, Brass: trivets/Horse brasses/Stirrups/Inkwell/Whippet/Sailboat/Watering can etc., Andirons & tools, Iron Santa mold, Vic. iron shelf brackets, “Aroma” ice cream maker, Fold. screen, Marble mortar & pestle, Agate ware plates, Pig cutt. board, Heywood-Wakefield wicker log holder, Boot scraper, Inlaid tray, Lot w/candlemold/18th c. trivet etc., Ant. bone handle knives, 2 framed rug patts., Jade handle hd. mirror w/turq. stones etc., Tole dec. bowl etc., Set 3 grad. tin boxes, Light up globe, Jewelry boxes.

GLASS & CHINA: Baccarat decanter & Waterford duck & dish etc., Royal Bayreuth compote w/Sunbonnet Babies doing laundry, Rev. ptd. Orient. snuff bottle, 9 pcs. of cut glass inc. cov. footed dish/nappies etc., Fancy Orient. Jardinière w/birds & gold fish on ptd. wood base, Lot w/wh. soup tureen & ladle/Limoges cov. veg. dish etc., 51 pcs. Wedgwood “Belle Fleur” china, Fine china inc. Limoges/Bavaria etc. inc. chocolate pot/teapot etc., Fine china inc. Germ. & Nippon etc. inc. Platter/cake plate etc., Sgn. Murano paperweight w/fish, Orient. porc. fish bowls, 7 pcs. cut crystal decanter/glasses & c/sugar, Hd. ptd. china bowls & c/sticks etc., Fig. glass skull w/mica specks, Lg. blue & gray ironstone teapot, Stemware, Flow blue bowl & blue Wedgwood etc., Collec. c/saucers, Lot w/Nippon hd. ptd. dbl. hand. bowl/Jap. teapot & nut set etc., Lenox 2 tiered dish & Belleek heart dish, Colored glass inc. perfume/enam. cordials etc., Pr. Staff. dogs, Fiesta bowl, Pattern glass, Orient. teapot, Dk. blue Staff. sugar, 9 pcs. silver overlay inc. cake plates/bowls etc., Mercury glass vases, Satin glass rose bowl, Blown end of day hens, Milk glass, Ironstone platters etc., Chelsea platter etc., M. Stewart bl./wh. china, Benn. type pie plate & bowl, Copper lustre pcs., 5 Orient. vases inc. pr. of blue etc., 16 pcs. clear glass inc. pitcher/decanters etc., Art glass vase in metal holder, Malachite egg & jade fruit, Flint glass compote, Stemware, 5” Mary Gregory vase, Mid cent. pott. cheese dish etc., 2 Me. milk bottles, Fire King bowl etc., Lot w/soup tureen/Famille Rose teapot/cups & saucers etc., Sponge spittoon.

PAINTINGS: 3 w/c ptgs. by listed artist Louis K. Harlow inc. Venice w/gondola/windmill & sailboat & river scene w/sailboat, 2 lg. Herman Magunson Linding o/c portraits of man & woman, O/c Old Salt at helm by Fritz Rockwell, O/c mod. ptg. of ship “Mystery Ship” by John Lorence, O/b “Wh. House Bahamas” by Margaret M. Cooper, O/b of sailboats by B. Wilson, O/wood of British sailing ship, 1912 sgn. mini. portrait of lady in gilt metal frame, Sailing ship ptg. in birdseye frame, W/c flying seagulls sgn. Herb Maynard, Ship “Arieland Taeping” 1866, O/b seascape of surf sgn. Sampson, Ant. landscape on wood panel, O/b of people in boat, O/c 2 masted sailing ship in fancy gold frame, Landscape sgn. C. Labich, W/c of Euro. cathedral, Ant. gouache ptg. of lake shore, David Koff abstract, Ship & nautical drawings, Sgn. pic. of 2 girls dressed alike, Fancy ant. framed draw. of 17th c. plaster relief, O/b Vietnam w/boats sgn. Ky Niem Conson, W/c’s of children.

PRINTS: Sgn. lmtd. ed. abstract “Rojo Ocre”, Ernest C. Rost etch. “Retreat By the Sea”, Artist sgn. lmtd. ed. print by Stephen E. Lyman “The Raptor’s Watch”, 2 Wyeth prints “Teels Isl.” etc., Artists sgn. proof “Morn. in Newport”, Framed map “Brunswick & Harpswell” pub. by Beers & Co., Ant. ship “Ambassador”, Ant. bird prints inc. “Blk. Guillemot” etc., Sgn. linoleum cut print of fisherman w/fish, Montague Dawson ship print, Bird prints, Lmtd. ed. cloth/copper artwork “Anthem”, Fancy framed floral prints w/m.o.p. inlay, Replica 1761 print “South Prospect of the City of N.Y.”, Sailboat prints & other nice marine prints, 8 military “Royal Horse Artillery” etc., 4 lmtd. ed. Caribbean sgn. Manar Tonis inc. man swimming from sailboat etc., Ant. print of the 3 Fates, Sgn. linoleum cut of tree & homestead, Sailing print “The Great Ocean Yacht Race”, Bird print by Amy G. Buchhotz, Ship prints “Ontario” & “Lancaster”, Framed chart Mass. Bay, C. & Ives, “Clipper Ship Three Bros.”, Orient. prints etc. inc. mtn. home w/waterfall etc., Fancy framed “Cupid At Rest” oval print, Surf etch., Fisherman print & other nautical prints, Fox hunt prints, Nature prints, Calligraphy of bird etc., 2 Whaling prints, Orient. prints on cloth inc. man on bridge etc., Egyptian pic. on cloth & many more....

JEWELRY: Gold: 14k emerald ring, 2 pr. 14k earrings w/bl. topaz/sapp. & dias., Eng. 9k emerald ring, 14k filigree ring w/gr. stone, 6 pcs. 14k inc. pin w/ruby-10k pins etc., Two pretty 10k diamond rings inc. center dia. w/surround swirl of dias. etc., 14k amethyst ring, 14k beads, 3 14k charms w/g.f. brac., 14k Tiffany & Co. chain sgn. Peretti, 14k emerald & dia. ring, 14k chain & blue pendant w/pearl, Lot 5 10k gold rings inc. heart cz etc., 14k lapis & dia. ring, Malachite beads w/14k clasp, 5 pcs. Vic. 10k & 14k cameo jewelry, Scrap gold, 10k pearl lady’s ring, etc. Sterling: Cross pends. w/amethyst & marcasites & 1 w/ameths./bl. topaz, Ruby neck., 4 marcasite rings w/ameth. etc., 2 Am. Ind. bolos w/malachite & 1 chrysocola, Peridot neck., Ameth. rings, Flower pendant w/garnets, Amethyst ring, Turq. ring, 11 assort. ster. rings, 2 silver charm bracs., Fine lot of ster. jewelry inc. Danish enam. brooch/jade Buddha/ameth. & turq. pcs. etc., Lot w/rings/earrings etc., Turq. ring, Lot w/amber earrs./charm brac. etc., U.S. Army 11th Coast. Art. ring, Ring w/m.o.p. ladies head, R. & Barton X-mas pends. etc. Other jewelry: Native Am. grad. wafer neck., Silver wire jewelry inc. bracs./necks. etc., Rose qrtz. 16” bead neck., 26” jade bead neck. & pendants, Vint. costume jewelry, Leopard skin & garnet neck. & jasper neck., Chinese serpentine jade 8mm bead neck., Box lots of costume etc., 10 cts. t.w. tanzanite stones, Wood Netsuke Chinaman w/butcher knife & goose, Orient. necks. inc. Cloisonné/Peking glass etc., Stone necks. inc.: amethyst/Chinese turq. etc., Costume jewelry, 6 carv. Chinese jade amulets, Hematite & garnet raspberry cluster 25” & 26” necks., Garnet beaded bangle bracs., 24” & 32” garnet bead neck., Bone brac. w/Orient. letters, Box of costume rings, Rose qrtz. neck.. WATCHES: Vint. Omega o.f. 17j pock. watch in orig. box, Illinois 17j o.f. watch, Lot of men’s & woman’s wrist & pocket watches, Faux Cartier tank wr. watch, Mickey Mouse.

SILVER: 14 ster. hand. serv. pcs. salad set/meat fork etc., Porringer.

S.P.: Flatware sets, Serv. pcs., Pr. of candelabras, Platter etc.

COINS: 1927 Indian Head $2 ½ gold coin, Morgan & Peace silv. $’s inc. 1922/1896-O/1901-O etc., Boxed set 50 St. quarters w/40 in 24k gold plate, Lot w/1920 Me. comm. etc., 1911 V nickel, 43 type coins inc. halves/quarters/dimes, 1893 Columbian Expo. $1/2, Lots of 24 &17 40% silv. Kenn. ½$’s, Collec. Lincoln cents, 31 Indian Head cents, 3 silver $1 silv. certs. inc. 1935, 40 90% quarters, USPS comm. ster. coin & cancel. stamps, Lot U.S. & foreign etc., Linc. cents inc. cased WWII.

RUGS: Nice selection of assorted size genuine hand knotted Oriental rugs many not listed, Semi ant. 8’x11’, Floral 8’10x12’1, Sarouk 9’6x12’9, Sculptured floral design 8’3x11’6, Kelim 6’x8’11, 3’ rd. sculptured rug.

OTHER RUGS: Turkish carpet in red floral 4’10x6’8, New 100% wool 2’3x7’4, Orient. style 3’3x4’10, New floral carpet 5’3x7’4, “Moreno” br. floral 2’9x3’10, Hooked w/lighthouse & sailboat, Green floral 1’10x11’6, Floral design 2’x4’10, Winchester adv. mat 4’4x3’1 w/gun & ammo. & Welcome mat w/ducks, Wool hooked rug w/sailing ship & others, “Corinthian” red mat 2’x2’10, Beige carpet 6’x9’.

MODERN FURNISHINGS: Ethan Allen furn.: (Rock maple dining tbl w/2 leaves & 6 chrs., 5 dwr. dresser w/louvered doors & mirror, Corner cupboard, 4 uph. dining chrs., Single bank desk w/bookcase top & chr., Floral sofa, Ethan Allen maple sideboard w/silv. dwr.), Pine step-back glass door top cupboard, Oak curio cab. w/mirrored back, Lg. Asian style sq. coffee tbl., Vint. red fin. mahg. 5 & 6 dwr. chests & nightstand, Pr. mid cent. cherry 3 dwr. night stands, Glass mirrored curio cab., Queen brass headboard w/Serta box/mattress, Hepp. tapered leg 2 dwr. stand, Mahg. l dwr. d/l stand, Linen uph. storage footstool, Bookcase w/sliding door, Rd. wr. iron patio tbl. & 4 chrs., 4 wr. iron ice cream chrs. w/uph. seats w/rd. chrome/iron tbl., Wr. iron glass top tbl. & 4 chrs., Heavy brass coat tree w/marble base, Oak coffee tbl. & 2 stands, Sm. pine 3 dwr. chest, Tilt top candle stand, Maple platform rocker, Pine tapered leg stand, 4 dwr. maple chest & others, Grain dec. & stenciled 3 dwr. chest, l dwr. stand w/bookcase bottom, Floral slip cov. loveseat, Twin bookcase headboard w/Sertapedic box/matt., Shelf w/glass block dec., Burgundy camel back sofa, 3 tier metal stand w/wood tray top, Twin bed complete, Dbl. bank vanity w/mirror, Mahg. bed steps by Thomasville, 3 fold. chrs. w/uph. seats, Mahg. mag. stand, Floral armchr., Sewing stand, Gilt faux bamboo mirror, Fancy gilt mirrors, Domino uph. chr., Swivel rockers, Rd. top stand, 2 stools, Cedar chest, Capts. chr., Maple & mahg. footstools, Posterpedic box/matt. w/frame, 1 dwr. stands, Pine finish adj. bookcase & others, 3 tiered stand, Fold. cot, Slate top metal base tbl., Maple l dwr. desk, Suitcases, Bike rack etc.

MUSICAL: Bose Acoustic Wave music system w/am/fm & cassette desk, Fender mod. Telecoustic guitar w/stand, Ventura mod. acoustic 50R guitar amp, Sonora crank tbl. top phonograph.

CLOCKS: Ant. wag on the wall w/ptd. face,

OTHER ITEMS OF INTEREST: 20” h. ptd. metal heart padlock shaped lift top key case, Dejur “Embassy” movie camera & rev. projector etc., 4 risqué photos from Ziegfeld Burlesque sgn. Nasib N.Y., Cameras inc. Brownie/Pentax/lenses etc., 47 Fab 50’s chrome & white pulls etc., Wooden pattern molds, 2 sculptures of woman acrobat & Egyptian head, Sm. architectural pcs., Porc. enam. sign “Popsicle5¢”, 1874 land indenture for R. Wainewright, Sm. display cases, Tin ptd. arrow, Mid. cent. chrome hamper, New Midland Pro 1000 Walkie Talkies, Nikon Coolpix dig. camera, Bocce balls in bag, Golf clubs & cart, Mounted deer antlers.

LAMPS: Pr. celadon tbl. lamps w/wh. bamboo design, Ant. brass oil can made into lamp, Alabaster lamps, Mod. leaded slag glass tbl. lamp w/marble base, Marble urn form lamp, Pr. of Sandwich glass fluid lamps, Lg. Orient. ginger jar lamp etc., Iron candle chandelier, Mod. tbl. lamps, Pr. Art pott. lamps, Reeded column tbl. lamp, Floor lamps, Brass c/sticks inc. push-ups.

BOOKS: 2 bxs. of Civil War inc. “N.Y. at Gettysburg” vol.1-III etc., “U.S. Navy War Photos WWII”, Atlas’s inc. “Stat.Atlas of U.S. 11th census”, “Hist. Atlas w/Text”, 3 lg. ant. bibles inc. 1822 etc., Estate box lots.

TOOLS: 5’ alum. step ladder, 36” bolt cutters, 2 metal shop stands, Hd. tools, Power winch l ton, Lot of power tools inc. Craftsman circular saw/jig saws, Clamps, Air compressors inc. ¾ h.p. Craftsman etc., Hd. dolly,Gas weed whackers, Toro power snow shovel, Gas leaf blowers, Sm. anvil, Heavy duty chain, 1 ton chain blocks & chain hoists, Craftsman miter saw, Sm. 3 dwr. work bench w/vice & grinding wheel,

WEAPONS: Traditions .50 cal. blk. powder rifle w/scope, 1863 U.S. Springfield trap door rifle (made into lamp). Knives/Swords: Stainless steel sword cane w/yin & yang symbols, Hunt. knife. Other: Gun cabinet w/2 door bottom, Ammo. inc. Russian ammo. for Mosin Nagant & Wolf 7.62x39m.m., Shotgun shells, 2 rifle carry bags.

BOATS & MOTORS: 2007 16’ “Starcraft” alum. fishing boat w/Honda 4-stroke 20 h.p. outboard motor on 2009 EZ loader trailer w/fish finder/rods etc., Mod. fiberglass “Old Town” 15’ sq. stern canoe w/Honda 4-stroke 2 h.p. outboard on 2015 EZ loader trailer w/paddles, Mercury 3.3 h.p. outboard motor, Mooring balls & boat bumpers etc., Anchor w/rope & buoy,

MARINE: 40”L. mod. model of ship Queen Mary, Vint. Sailor’s hd. woven rope ditty bag, Ptd. metal sailboat w/sailor balance toy, Lg. vint. sailboat sail in bag sgn. Ratsey & Laphorn City Is. N.Y., Old Me. wooden lobster trap made into glass top coffee tbl., Ant. 2 masted ship models & other ship & boat models inc. canoe & speed boats, Copper sailboat weathervane, Ship in a bottle, Sailboat motifs inc.: copper sailboat & whale & Mahg. matchbox w/inlaid sailboat etc., Rods/reels/tackle, Wooden rudder, Pulleys & oar locks etc., Sailors shell work heart box etc., 50” L. mod. 3 masted British gunship, ½ hull sailboat, Blocks & pulleys, Fish. bobbers, Old iron drag anchor, 4 glass fish. floats inc. lg. ant. one, Mod. cased gilt metal sailing ship model, Me. wood pot buoys.

CHILDREN’S: Doll’s d/l oak tbl. & pewter dishes etc., Sports Bobble heads & hat & shirt sgn. by D. Aninge & D. Majerle, 22” pond model sailboat, Fancy carv. reeded leg doll’s tbl., Slide top box w/marbles, True Value & other collec. trucks etc.

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. A buyer’s premium of 12 ½% with 2 ½% for cash or good check, will be applied to all purchases, payable by the buyer, as part of the purchase price. 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 Assistant Auctioneer: Andre Drolet-Lic. #AR1245

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

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