ANTIQUE ESTATES AUCTION

Thursday evening , May 11, 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 Weds. & Thurs., May 10 & 11, 9:00 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. Note: This auction includes items from homes & estates in: Damariscotta, Edgecomb, Newcastle & Bath, Me., together with selected additions. Hope to see you there!

EARLY FURN.: Mahg. Empire secretary w/dbl. glass doors & 3 dwr. base, Empire 6 dwr. chest w/carv. columns & paw feet, Mahg. 5 dwr. chest w/crotch mahg. opalescent Sandwich pulls, Sheraton Pembroke d/l tbl., 6 dwr. Empire dresser, Hepplewhite d/l tapered leg tbl., 6 board blanket box in green, Vic. walnut bed w/applied carv. dec., Shaker #3 rocker in old finish, Set of 4 18th c. mahg. carv. side chrs., Sheraton pine turned leg d/l tbl.,Queen Anne rush seat side chr., Hepplewhite 1 dwr. stand, Mahg. Empire mirrors, Mahg. fold top game tbl. w/ripple molding, Sm. dome top Bride’s box in bl. paint, Boston & Salem rockers, 2 birdcage Windsor chrs. & step-down, Windsor bamboo turned rod back chr., 2 step-down Windsor chrs., Empire uph. top bench, Grain ptd./stenc. Capt’s. chr., Dome top pine trunk, 18th c. ladder-back chrs., Mahg. Sheraton d./l. turned leg tbl., Pr. paint dec. Hitchcock chrs., Bootjack end milking stool in blue, Ladder-back chrs.

VICTORIAN FURN. ETC.: Vic. grape carv. uph. Gent’s chr., Vic. floral carv. back sofa, Pr. walnut finger carv. parlor chrs., Vic. walnut hip hugger rocker & a nursing rocker, Pine 1 dwr. wash stand, Pr. walnut rose carv. side chrs., Pine 4 dwr. chests inc. spool front, Heywood Bros. 2 tier wicker sewing stand, Wicker armchr., Mahg. 6 dwr. dresser w/columns, Pine 3 dwr. chest w/2 dwr. top, Rd. walnut wall mirror, Mission oak 3 dwr. library tbl. ptd., Full spool bed-complete, Walnut wall pocket, Oak firehouse Windsor chr., Vic. 1 dwr. spool stands, Oak wall shelf coat rack, 3 hip hugger chrs., Caned seat rocker, 2 stools w/rush tops, 1 dwr. wash stand, Walnut medallion back uph. settee, Lift top commode, Gilt framed mirror. CUSTOM & VINT. ETC.: Oak 2 dwr. file cab., Mahg. carv. back reeded leg side chr., Set 4 mahg. stacking stands, Pr. mahg. 4 poster twin beds, Bl. fold. step stool, Turned leg stand, Adirondack chr., 2 stools inc. leather top, Storage box on legs, Stretcher base stand, Yellow Orient. stool, Bent Bros. Salem rocker, Mahg. pinecone twin bed, Mahg. spinet desk, Military foot locker.

ACCESSORIES: Ant. pine butter churn on legs, Old dbl. sided enam. “Chase & Sanborn Coffee & Tea” sign & a Tydol sign, 2 ant. walking sticks inc. antler w/ster., 1 dwr. vanity, Mahg. tray, Brass andirons & tools etc., Orient. parasols, Ant. postcards, Ant. “Overland Express...Japan Tea” box w/Orient. pic. of Geishas etc., Ant. brass c/sticks etc., 2 vint. coverlets inc. bl. & wh., Orient. lacq. box w/elephant & sm. bronze Buddha, Lot w/oval pantry box/mini. iron kettles/N.W. basket etc., Estate linens inc. nice tbl. cloths etc., Wr. iron ram’s head peel, Old wooden snowshoes, Pintail drake by Crowell (restored), Vint. “Brown” Univ. felt banner, Quilts & crocheted spread etc., Rev. ptd. game board, Spinning wheel, Ant. iron hand water pump, Wood butter mold, Lg. ant. brass kettle, Copper gooseneck tea kettle, Ermine muff & collar/scarves/handkerchiefs etc., Copper kettle, Pewter inc. c/sticks etc., Cut crystal, Copper tree grafting pot, 2 ptd. firkins, Tole dec. trays, Art & Crafts woven runner, Dixon & Son pewter teapot, Ant. wooden hat box w/hats, Brass ball top andirons & tools, Ptd. tole tray w/Orient. fig., Avocet shorebird, Wicker trunk & baskets, Indian basket, Vint. poker chips, “Thai-Bronze” flatware set in wooden case, Pewter, 2 pr. of vint. wooden snow shoes, 2 Eskimo stone carvings & book, Chinese enam. vase, Orient. carv. walk. stick w/figs., Stone carv. chess set, African wood carvs., Lot w/1800’s memorial sampler/ptd. snuff box/silhouettes etc., Drying & quilt racks, Am. pattern glass, License plates inc. Me. 1917 etc., Oriental pig skin box w/ptd. Geishas etc., Mahg. 16 & 7 dwr. apothecaries, Woodenware inc. lg. bowl, Lot w/tole doc. box/candle mold/silhouette etc., Lot: (L.L. Bean fly reel, watches, replica Mid. East. dagger etc.), Shore birds & carv. hen, Lot of vint dresses/lace etc., Lg. framed Orient. embroid.& beaded cloth, Ant. fold. drying rack, United fibreware tub, Celluloid dresser set, Orient. cork pic. of temple, Carv. horn w/carv. of lion & Impala, Box vint. postcards, Brassware inc. hang. scale, 14” bronze fly. crane, Trade card albums, Am. flags, Paint dec. bellows, Iron bookends inc. basket of flowers, Montblanc Meisterstock mod. GB 274599 fountain pen in wood case, Vint. wedding dress & veil, Needlework “Old Williamsburg”, Yarn winder, Set of 3 tin trunks w/flower dec., Iron fire plaque, Binoculars, Chinese exercise balls, Harvard Doctorial Regalia robe etc., Old photos, 3 wood. Blk. crows & cat, Griswold iron skillet & ant. barb wire, Purses inc. beaded, Window mirror, Wr. iron ptd. rack, 3 tin hot air balloon wall pcs., X-mas decs., Washboard, Ant. bamboo screen, Vint. milk delivery box, Coat hooks.

GLASS & CHINA: Sgn. Lalique crystal bird, 117 pcs. bl./wh. Jap. “ Flying Turkey” china inc. coffee pot/teapot etc., 2 crystal bowls inc. sgn. Steuben & S.Pierce, 6 pcs. “Furnivals Quail” inc. teapot etc., Coronation china, 3 gal. Gardiner Me. crock w/eagle, 100 pc. T. Haviland Limoges china set, Rare blown milk glass “Ketchup” bottle, Hd. ptd. porc. jar & Rosenthal fig. of Monkey eating fruit & boy w/flowers, Waterford crystal clock/bowl etc., Parian pitchers etc., E. Swasey jug & Edmunds oyster jar, Orient. teapot, Mercury glass 7” skull vase, 30 pcs. of KPM china w/hang. basket of flowers motif, Set Meakin china “Fair Winds”, Copper lustre pitcher w/dog pulling cart, Cranberry sugar w/s.p. & tongs, 12 pcs. cut glass, 5 pcs. stoneware inc. grape patt. pitcher/yellow ware tobacco jar etc., Flow blue bowl, Crown Staff. luncheon set, Bl./wh. porc. teapot, Shelley c/saucers etc., Pr. china Spaniels, KPM sugar bowl & Rosenthal vase etc., Lladro “Blk. Afr. Princess”, Ironstone pitchers, Jars inc. Parker’s pickled pig’s feet, Bisq. egg w/Blk. boy, Figurines inc. Doulton “Fagin” etc., Pottery, Bohemian glass, Bottles, 12 floral Wedgwood c/saucers & plates, 6 gal. crock, Hummel & much more.

PAINTINGS: Ant. w/c seascape by Hendrick A. Hallett 24”x14”, O/b house in Autumn sgn. Pierce, O/c greenhouse w/parrots by Fred Ross, W/c by Pierre G. Cambier of Montmartre, W/c’s of mtns. sgn. Kam Kar, O/c Euro. st. scene w/mother & child, O/b of lighthouse, Orient. ptgs. on silk of cranes & “Aged Pines” by Junhon D.Y. Chew, Acrylic abstract bull fighter sgn. H. Alexander, O/c of Mid. East. st. scene.

PRINTS: 1857 Lincoln County wall map by Lee & Marsh, Jap. woodblock of Kubuki by Toyohara Kunichika, 2 Vic. walnut framed prints of Madonna & child, “Longfellow” sgn. print by Jon Legere & “Monhegan Isl.” by Renee Collins, 4 Consuelo Hanks sgn. prints inc. “Through the Islands” etc., Otter print by Wally Tripp, Joan Miro prints, Harper’s 1874 Winslow Homer of Watch Tower/N.Y., Ant. cat/dog litho., 4 Orient. prints of Fig. on bridge etc., Pics. of Lily pads & Autumn scene, “Greenport” N.Y. Theatre poster w/Mickey Rooney etc., Sgn. “Spire & Gables” by T. Priest, Silhouettes, Oriental scroll of tree, Fox hunt prints, Wallace Nutting “Primrose” cottage & Sterling Ale print w/Flute player, Frames inc. fancy gilt 20”x24” & more.

STERLING & COIN SILVER: Georg Jensen ster. hand. letter opener, 6 vanity pcs. inc. brushes/buffer etc., 9 pc. ster, lot w/horn/sm. ladles & c/sticks etc., 2 ster. top dresser jars, 7 ster. hand. fruit knives, .800 teastrainer, 12 coin silv. spoons, Woven basket w/rose,8 pc. spoons/fork, 6 pcs inc. curling iron/grape shears/cake servers etc., Knives w/silv. bands, S. & peppers.

SILV. PLATED: Candelabras inc. pr. w/3 sockets, 5 pc. teaset w/tray, Teapot, Flatware in box, Platters, Teapots etc.

JEWELRY: Gold: Ant. 14k multi. pearl ring, 18k diamond ring, 10k jade ring, 14k dia. ring w/8 rubies, 14k Danish lapis ring, 14k Egyptian design brac. w/Nefertiti etc., 14k neck. w/Nefertiti, 14k neck. w/pearls & gold beads design, 14k ameth. neck. w/gold beads, Amethyst bar pin, 14k earrings w/shell & leaf designs, 14k ring w/emerald look stone, 10k multi colored stone ring, 14k neck. w/1/2 ct. wh. Spinel, Fresh water pearl dbl. strand neck. w/14k , Old ring settings etc. Sterling: Lg. seashell pend. on ster. collar neck., Neck. w/starfish & pearls & earrings, Amber ring, Ster./pearl neck. & brac., Red coral necks. & earrings, Lot w/pins/rings etc., Pr. Am. Indian silv. cuff bracs. Other jewelry: Lot w/mech. mummy charm pencil, Costume lots etc. Watches: 14k lapel & wrist watches, Racine wrist watches, 17j. Waltham “Appleton Tracy” pock. watch, Lot w/15 clock/watch keys & ant. watch faces.

COINS: Morgan silv. $’s: (1883-CC, 1884-CC unc., Lot of 20, Two 1896-O etc.), Peace $’s inc. 1923 b.u. etc., .999 fine l t.o. silver Eagles inc. 1986 proof etc., Proof sets 1958-’62-’64, Bicent. Ike sets, Ten unc. sets w/Franklin $1/2’s etc., Lot with:(roll Buff. nicks., 1909VDB cent, 1847 ½ dime etc.), 1986 Prestige set etc., 19 Kenn. clad $1/2’s, 1964 10 pc. mint set, Ike $1’s, 6 Wash. comm. $1/2’s, War Time nicks., Foreign inc. 1967 Canadian set, Gr. Britain coin sets, $92.50 face Can. 80% silv. etc., Mint proof set, Approx. 10 lbs. of Can. nickels, War time steel cents, Approx. 25 lbs.Canadian copper cents etc. PAPER: Sheet of 4 1985 $1 bills, Silv. certs. inc. 1953 $5 etc.

STAMPS: Sm. lot Coronation stamps, 3 bxs. of estate stamps.

RUGS: Oriental rugs: Herez 8’11x12’, Persians 9’6x13’ & 2’8x4’1, Bidjar 6’x9’, Pers. Malayer 3’7x9’5, Pers. Hamadans 3’6x9’ & 3’8x9’10, Pers. 3’6x6’8, Kazak 4’9x6’8, Yeti design Kelim 3’10x5’11, Belouchistan 3’1x4’3, 4’x6’1, 2’4x10’11, Herez 3’x5’2, Bokhara 2’1x6’.

Other rugs: Karastan 8’8x12’, Hd. done braided rugs inc. rectangular, Tibetan 5’x8’2, Floral hooked 7’11x10’10” etc., 2 lg. wool Indian style, Euro. 2’10x11’10, Floral 2’2x5’, Hooked w/hrb. scene & Florals, Winchester gun mat, Rag rugs.

MODERN FURNISHINGS ETC.: Queen Anne dining tbl. w/leaves & 6 chrs., Medallion back uph. open armchr., 3 decorated college chrs., 4 rush seat ladder-back chrs., Queen spool bed, Plymouth Rock maple 4 dwr. chest, 8 simulated oak 6’ bookcases w/adj. shelves(sold in lots of 2), Rd. mahg. coffee tbl., Orient. red lacq. med. cab., Burgandy camel back sofa, 3 dwr. slant lid desk, Orient. style sofa tbl., Mahg. fancy oval top stand w/glass insert, 32” Sony flat screen tv, 2 weathered pedestals, Br. leather chr. & 2 ottomans, Shark Rotator vac., Pine 2 dwr. d/l tbl., Pr. of sm. 4 dwr. chests, Pine dinette tbl. & 3 chrs., Pine bench, Bracket base 4 dwr. chest, Maple 3 over 3 dwr. chest, 4 gr. wicker armchrs. w/cushions & stand, Gr. recliner, Open armchr., Sq. tbl. w/leaf, 4 wicker style armchrs., Lugg. racks, Armchr. w/ball & claw feet, New exercise bike, 1 dwr. desk, Rd. pedestal base stand, Beds, 2 dk. blue leather sofas, Fold. card tbls. & chrs., Wr. iron plant stand, Pine shoefoot coffee tbl., Bedding, Floral paint dec. mirrors, 6’ fold. tbl., 2 sg. coffee tbls., Barrel back swivel chr., Wood bookcases, Mahg. mirror w/shell carv. crest, New “Ivation” dehumidifier, 2 dwr. over 2 door cab., Uph. storage box, Mahg. coffee tbl., Fans, Walkers w/seats etc., Fold. bed, Pine saddle seat stool, Pine curio shelf, Fans, Fire safe.

OTHER ITEMS: Rogers Groups inc.: “Fugitive Story”/”It Is So Nominated...The Bond”/”Favored Scholar”/”Courtship in Sleepy Hollow”/”School Examination”, Lg. India inlaid wall plaque w/trees & elephants, Plaster bust sgn. J. Meyers, Logan compact artist’s mat cutter mod. 301-S, Sm. R.R. type cart, Case w/Drs. tools inc. stethoscope etc., Collec. of clay & wood carv. sculptures by H. Brownell Wheeler M.D., Contemp. metal & iron Butcher’s Trade sign w/Red Coat & pig, 3’4 wh. marble shelf w/iron wall brackets, Ant. white marble shelf, Wooden suitcase, Chinese shoes worn by Eunich in palace 1894, Wood for carving inc. Lignum vitae/mahg. etc., Celestron “Astro Master 114” telescope, Bocci balls, 3 sm. wood corbels & iron wall brackets, Water Buffalo horn carv. of lion & Impala, Telegraph key.

MUSICAL: Bose clock radio & Bose wave radio w/cd etc., Casio CTK-551 elec. keyboard w/stand, Lg. collec. of many 45rpm records(many w/sleeves)inc. Beatles/Rolling Stones/Beach Boys etc., “Kalamazoo” acoustic guitar w/access., Lot w/speakers/stereos/Blu-Ray player etc., CD’s/DVD’s/VHS, Albums.

LAMPS: Pr. of ant. carriage lantern’s electrified, Shells & mineral specimens, R.R. lantern, Milk can lamp, Alabaster lamp, Pr. of crystal, Wr. iron floor lamp, Oil lamps, Marble base tbl. lamp, Polychrome ptd. pierced tin hang. candle lantern, Fig. base oil lamps, Pr. of wr. iron tbl., Oriental, Ant. patt. glass oil lamps.

CLOCKS: Ant. ½ column mahg. shelf clock w/rev. ptg., Alligator Angelus travel clock w/barometer & therm., Mod. inc. S. Thomas brass mantel etc.

BOOKS: 21 ‘30’s & 40’s “Life” mags., Box “Great Men & Famous Women” full of prints, Art books on Ansel Adams/Van Gogh etc., Audubon ”Birds of Am.”1936 etc., Estate box lots.

TOOLS: Toro snowblower 724, Ant. wooden tool box w/8 sliding trays, Mod. wood carvers maple work bench w/multiple vises, Metal Craftsman tool box full of tools, Nice heavy wooden work bench w/vise, Stanley stainless steel 4 gal. wet/dry vac., Bench grinder w/buff. wheel & sander, Sm. toolbox w/tools & others, Craftsman metal case w/1/4” drill, Maple work bench w/2 vises, Metal shop stands, Box of carv. chisels inc. Buck Bros. etc. & box of carv. books, 36” bolt cutter, Old lot w/nice brace bit/fold. rules etc., Sm. iron anvil & plane, 2’ & 5’ step ladders, Axes inc. broad, Screw dwrs., Saws, 20 gal. shop vac., Drills inc. cordless etc., Clamps, Gardening tools, Wheel barrow.

WEAPONS/MILITARY: Guns: Daisy bb rifle. Swords/knives: Jack knives. Ammo.: Very lg. lot of ammo.(see pics.) inc. 22 & 44 mag. etc., Case of Remington Magnum 20 ga. (20 bxs.), 10 bxs. 28 ga., 410 ga., 2 ammo. bxs. full of 12 ga. & many other lots of 12 ga. by various makers, Boxes full of .308 inc. Winchester & many, many more. Other: 2 ant. metal rifle powder flasks, Lot w/military medals/epaulettes/buttons etc., 2 horn powder horns, Lot w/military photos of WWI army hosp. /motorcycle w/side car etc., Gun cleaning kits.

CHILDREN’S: 4 vint. Marionettes inc. Alexander “Cinderella” / ”Clippo” & “Lucifer” by Effanbee etc., Vint. compo. “Snow White” in orig. dress & Nora Wellings felt doll etc., Child’s oak roll top desk & chr., Vint. doll house w/doll furn. & figs., Metal “Playskool Pullman-Sleep Dolly Sleep”, Child’s chrs. inc. bow-back highchr. w/tray & ant. ladder-back rocker etc., 3 boxes of model trains, Child’s ladder-back chr., Ant. dec. sled, Ant. doll’s trunk w/clothes & doll, Scooter, Child’s oak bowed glass china cab. w/mirrored back, Vint. Lindstrom’s Projector w/3 movies inc. “Mickey Mouse”/”Shirley Temple” etc., 18” h. Mick. Mouse chalkware bank, Child’s desk & chr., Doll furn./scooter/wheel barrow etc, 10 vint. Story Book dolls, 15 vint. child’s outfits & christening dresses, Old games inc. “Hocus Pocus” by McLaughlin & tin “Grapho-Scope” etc., Toy cars etc., Schoenhut xylophone, Lot w/vint. Lenci doll outfit/cute shoes/corset etc., Doll cabinet & china, Toy blocks, Iron “Bank”, Rosko batt. op. bartender, 2 child’s china teasets inc. “Bl. Willow”.

MARINE: Bamboo fly rod & flies etc., Ptd. metal sailor flagger balance toy, Mahg. Captains lap desk, Dioramas of man dig. clams etc./old wood cleat etc.

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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. 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

Fax us at 207-563-6590, E-mail: RFoster@tidewater.net Auction Zip I.D. #2448

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