ANTIQUE ESTATES AUCTION
Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017
Early auction at 9:00 a.m. & regular auction at 10:00 a.m.
Preview Fri. Jan. 20, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. & morning of sale 8:00 to 9:45 a.m. In the event of severe, impassable storm, auction to be held the following day. Call or check website to be sure. Note: This auction includes a nice selection of items from homes & estates in: Waldoboro, Bath, Newcastle, Wiscasset & Harpswell, Me., together with selected additions. Hope to see you there!
EARLY FURNITURE: 18th c. walnut Gov. Winthrop 4 dwr. slant lid desk w/bracket base & Hepp. French foot desk, Sheraton d/l pembroke swing leg tbl., 18th c. Q. Anne mahg. tilt top tea tbl. belonged to Polly Logan, Hepp. mahg. corner washstand w/string inlay, Hepp. fold top card tbl. w/banding, Uph. Hepplewhite settee, Sheraton mahg. inlaid 1 dwr. d/l tbls., 8 dwr. mahg. bracket base chest, Eng. oak gateleg tbl., Mahg. tea tbl. w/cabriole legs, Chipp. 4 dwr. slant lid desk, Sheraton fold top game tbl. w/rope legs, Early candle stand, Hepp. mahg. d/l 1 dwr. tbl., 4 poster rope bed, Pine mustard putty grain ptd. dome top chest, Brass bound camphor wood chest w/brass tack dec., Q. Anne stand, Tilt top candle stand, 2 dwr. pine blanket chest in old red, D/t blanket box, Mahg. Dutch inlaid 3 dwr. bureau, Dough box in old red, Set of 4 vase-back chrs., Shaker style ladder-back chr., Empire mirrors, Chrs. & more.
VICTORIAN FURN.: Choice Vic. 3 dwr. oak slant lid desk w/carving & b/c feet, Vic. walnut leaf/grape carv. sofa & 2 uph. armchrs., Vic. walnut carv. uph. sofa, Walnut dbl. bank desk, Walnut marble top commode, Dbl. door 2 dwr. armoire, Wicker teacart, Chinese carv. marble top taboret stand, Heywood wicker lift top sew. stand, Vic. mahg. inlaid 4 dwr. French style dresser w/mirror attrib. to Honer, Mission oak library desk, Mahg. 2 part glass door bookcase w/dwr., Pr. uph. French style armchrs., Fancy wicker 2 tier stand w/turtle top, 6 dwr. chest, Wakefield nat. wicker sofa /chr., Organ stool, Oak 3 tier stand, Bentwood hat tree, Mahg. counter top case w/dwrs./sliding doors, Sm. 8 dwr. Orient. chest, Vic. dome top mirror, Bentwood hat trees, Dbl. glass door wall cab., Commodes, Spindle back rocker, Vic. iron dresser top mirror & more.
CUSTOM/VINT. ETC.: 3 tiered mahg. teacart, Mahg. 2 over 4 dwr. chest, Wicker armchr., Vint. Queen brass bed, Mahg. end stand, Country stool, Dbl. lift lid school desk, Oak wall shelf, Fold. step stool & more.
ACCESSORIES: Vic. iron & wood adj. dictionary floor stand, 4 ant. card cases inc. m.o.p. inlaid & marquetry, 6 Orient. snuff bottles inc. rev. ptd. w/coy fish & artist sgn. w/flowers etc., Ant. burl wood brass bound Officer’s dressing box, Ant. Hepp. mahg. knife box w/string inlay, Ant. copper bed warmers, Country box in orig. red paint w/blk. & mustard pin striping, Lg. iron ship doorstop, Pr. 9 ½” long enam. metal birds, Ant. lot w/m.o.p. & ptd. photo case/horn vile etc., Brass ember tongs, Mahg. tea box, Ant. liquor chest w/Stiegel type decanters & glasses, Ant. pewter inc. flagon sgn. I.C. Lewis/coffee pot/teapots etc., 3 bxs. hardware inc. bat wing pulls etc., Lg. lot of Orient. wooden carv bases & wood plate stands, Brass & Arts & Crafts fireplace fenders, Blk. Singer Featherweight sew. mach., Carv. canes inc. wolf head, 1932 calendar of Sir W. Grenfell on “Strathcona” in orig. box, Blk. plaster fig. of nude, Fireplace screens inc. brass fan w/bird & leaf , 12” folk art carv./ptd. Rev. soldiers, Burl jar & inlaid box, Chinese sgn. bronze mixed metal brush pot w/ladies & birds, Lacq. box w/paw feet, Lot w/”Newcastle” sign/carv. bird etc., 31” wooden giraffe, Lot w/sm. Orient. carv. bases etc., Binoculars inc.:( Fold. camo 8x21, 7x50 coated optics, Voyager 8x50), 12 sec. candle mold, Carv. mirror w/m.o.p./bone inlay, Lignum vitae mortar/pestle, Brass andirons w/ball & claw feet, Oval chopping bowl & iron corn pans, Stickney & Poor’s adv. bxs., Lg. ant. brass bucket & fire surround, Cloisonné vase & covered jars, 18th c. brass serpentine fireplace fender w/bright cut dec., Velvet quilt top, 3 ant. Staff. figs., Ant. glass dome, Bronze of shoemaker, 8 Orient. carvs. of Immortals, Carv. & gilded eagles etc., Paper inc. old letters etc., Brass eagle & dog bookends, Lot of old costumes inc. Sailor suit & Orient. etc., Dutch carv. wood cookie board w/man & woman, Postcards inc. album & box full, Penguin bronze sgn. CPM, Needleworks “Nantucket”& Birds & people, Ant. leather Drs. bag, 8 photo albums, Orient. carv. chess set, Ant. needlework pics., Various wooden bxs., Estate linens, Pewter & brass c/sticks, Card cases inc. bone w/inlay/m.o.p. etc., 1941 photos of Harvard football etc., Tin adv. perpet. calendar, Carv. Russian bird vessel & box, Cigar labels, Ant. balance scales, Stone carv. bird, 4 mini. baskets inc. sgn. Alice Ogden, Ant. buttons inc. 7 shell cameos w/spiders, Copper food molds, Plaster Napoleon, Leather jewl. box w/perfumes, Poker chips inc. Casino.
GLASS & CHINA: Collec. of ant. Rose Medallion etc. inc.: (Soup tureen, 11 ½” bowl, Nice 15 ¼ ” h. umbrella holder, Teapot, 14 ¾” charger, Sq. & oval bowls, Cov. jars, Vase, Gravy tureen & tray, Pitcher, C/sugar, 34 various plates, Cups/saucers inc. covered etc.), Steuben blue Aurene 10 ¼” bowl w/calcite back, 75 pcs. of Spode china “Bridal Rose”, Chinese armorial 17 ¼” platter, 57 fine KPM porc. reticulated floral plates, 15 pcs. of Staff. inc. “Am. Marine” cov. butter dish/platters etc., Early Eng. china teaset, Stoneware jar adv. “Kirk Late Procter Snuff”, Minton “Princess” plates & 12 Wedgwood w/skiing etc., 10” Peachblow vase, Venetian glass center pc. w/swans, Orrefor’s & Steuben bowls & creamer, Soft paste cov. jar, Edw. VIII & George VI plates, 15 ½” Wedgwood bowl w/butterflies, Chinese export: (10 ½” bowl w/roses, Armorial bowls, Lg. cider jug, Sang de Boeuf 18 ¾” vase, Early wh. porc. rice bowl w/flower, Famille Rose, Imari etc.), Blown glass paperweights, Haviland Limoges chocolate pot & 4 c/s, Blown Murano glass 15” dog, 3 crystal scent bottles inc. blue & red cut overlay etc., Decanters inc. 3 ring & Stiegel type, Cut glass: cheese dish/ bowls/pitcher etc., Stemware inc. Baccarat, Lithophane of castle, Gold Pickard, Quimper, Belleek, Royal Copen. lg. bowl, 20” platter “Persian”, 7 Royal Worcester bone china floral 8” plates, Dk. blue ant. china inc. cov. dish w/under tray etc., “Boston Common” tile, 9 pcs. of ruby Bohemian glass, 4 Meissen c/saucers, 8 Venetian salts, 3 flow blue plates “Holland”, 7 Hummels, Lg. Spode c/saucer w/ship, 8 blown/threaded glass dishes & plates, Stoneware crock w/blue, Hd. ptd. Limoges plates w/shells etc., 6 Royal Doulton figs. inc. the “Helmsman”, Blown crystal c/sticks, 10 Bavaria “Dresden Dec.” bouillon c/s’s, Gilt porc. bough pots, R.S. Prussia bowl, Majolica butter pats & plate w/ferns, Blown candy jar, Royal Bayreuth bowl w/grapes, Lenox crystal vase w/lighthouse, Art glass vase w/bubbles, Pilgrim glass ducks, Am. patt. glass, Slip dec. stoneware jug, Heisey tray, 11 ½” Fulper turq. bowl, “School of Geophysics” plates, Cranberry coin spot vase & vaseline rose bowl, Teapot in chrome cozy, Lg. blk. pott. planter sgn. Londa, Limoges plate w/fish, Lg. framed Delft tile, Contemp. pott. inc. Sheepscot oil lamp etc., Pr. Staff. dogs, Crystal sherbets, Porc. tobacco jar, Brass desk pcs. inc. letter holders, Royal Chelsea luncheon set, Br. insulator, 6 Bavaria c/saucers, Pott. food molds, 20 Spode cups & saucers”Fitzhugh Blue”, Royal Crown Derby c/saucers, Colored glass decanters, Sm. Boehm urns, Bone china & more.
PAINTINGS: Superb sgn. Lawrence Philip Sisson w/c of bridge in Boothbay Hrb. Me. 1954 13”x9”, Ant. o/c by Emile Roux-Fabre 14 ½”x17 ¾” of Eur. bldg., Ant. o/c Dutch marine ptg. of sailing ships, Ant. w/c of cottage/donkey cart sgn. R. Dias, Ant. o/c of young girl, W. Nutting “A Sip of Tea”, O/c of young girl, 2 unsgn. Frank Benson pen/ink drawings inc. duck hunters & grouse 10 ½”x13”, 3 w/c’s inc. hrb. scene “Chatham Pier” by Day Spaulding etc., Ant. o/c of the Fortune Teller 1899, 2 lg. ant. horse ptgs. inc. sgn. W. Engels, Charcoal sgn. Noyes Laroche, Ant. o/c seascape by G. Scott Kinnison, O/c village sgn. Paul Longenecker, W/c “L’Salute” by Antimo Beneduce, Ant. Icon, 3 mini. ptgs. on porc. inc. bone framed, O/b Euro. hrb. sgn. A. Popovic, Lot w/mini. of ancient ruins sgn. MK etc., W/c of fisherman sgn. Leo L. Sheinfeld, Oil of floral mourning wreath, O/b of man by campfire, Early drawing of Father Elijah Loveland, Riley family crest & more. PRINTS: Nice collec. of lg. ant. advertising ship prints inc.: (“Red Star Line” 40 ¾”x27”, Steam padd. wheel “Republic”, “Iroquois”-“N.Y. Clydess Co.”, “St. Louis” & “St. Paul” Red Star Line, “City of N.Y.” 39 ¾”x27 ¼”, “Stonington” steamer, “Trave” –“Norddeutscher Lloyd S.S. Co.”, Litho. “City of Columbus”-Savannah Line, “Q. Eliz.” Cunard Line, “Richard Peck” steamboat etc.), Sgn.Carol Thayer Berry woodblock print of lobster boat & unsgn. of lighthouse, Sgn. etchings by Gerry Pierce & Arthur Heintzmann, Lot engravs. on silk “Honore De Balzac”, Percival L. Rosseau sgn. litho. of hunt. dogs, 2 fox hunts inc. “The Meet of the Vine Hounds”, I. Campbell alligator/Jack-0-Lantern print, Lg. ant. framed puzzle of train, Sgn. Peggy Bacon “Lights of the Town”, “Grouse Shooting” ant. print, Orient. woodblocks of Geisha girls, Pr. artist sgn. floral prints, 1910 “University of Penn.”, Raphael Soyer sgn. print of Nude, French print child as soldier, 7 framed Charles Dickens characters inc. Scrooge etc., Mid. Ages style music ptg., Ant. train litho. “Boston Locomotive Works”, Birdseye maple frames w/fruit & bird theorems, Florals sgn. Judith Hall, A. Lincoln print w/real cents, 4 “Sons of Vets. of U.S...” print, Red Cross Victory poster, Etchings inc. signed, Early style maps inc. “Conquests by Pyrrhus”, L. Prang litho. “Harvest”, Lg. 1 ½” scale train eng. drawing, Set of 6 Orient. prints, Portfolio of posters of dance Co’s. etc. inc. N.Y. City Ballet, Sawyer print, Lg. vint. carv. fancy frame & others.
STERLING SILVER: Tiffany heavy 9” bowl, 6 cordials, Pr. sm. urns, Compote, Fancy sm. Gorham teapot, Eng. silver 4 bottle caster, 5 Gorham goblets, 6 bread plates, 6 Mex. cordials by Sanborn, Lot w/nap. rings/dresser jars/wine coaster etc., 38 pc. lot w/heavy plate & flatware etc., C/sugar, C/sticks, Ster. top salts & trivets, 9 pc. vanity set w/brushes & jars etc., Lot w/brushes/hd. mirror/dresser jars, Tbl. frame etc. Other silver: Repousse .835 Germ. silv. bowl, Coin serv. spoon etc. S.P.: Teaset, Fancy coffee urn, 16 floral demi tasse spoons, French jewelry box, Sheffield sugar basket w/cobalt insert & wine coaster etc., Trays inc. lg. engraved serv., Roll top serv. dish, Amber pickle caster, Flatware, Napkin rings, C/sticks, Pr. reticulated compotes, Pitcher etc.
JEWELRY: Gold jewelry: 18k filigree ameth. ring, 14k butterfly ring w/rubies/sapps./emeralds, 14k dia. engage.ring & band, 14k opal ring, 14k ring w/m.o.p. floral design, 10k dia./pearl ring, 14k lapis/dia. ring, 2 14k dia. rings inc. solitaire, Lg. ant. 10k gold cross w/g.p. beads, Blk. coral ring, 18k brac. w/clear stones, 14k butterfly neck. w/rubies & citrines, 10k & 14k rings w/blue stones & clear, 14k pend. w/mermaid on sharks tooth, Lot w/14k sword w/pearls & 10k coral cameo pin etc., 14k .25 ct. dia. earrings, 14k filigree ring w/gr. stone, 14k peridot earrings, 14k lot w/ant. bar pin/ameth. tie tac & knot earrings, 14k bee ring w/jade, 14k qrtz. ring, 10k ring w/17 rubies, 14k earrings w/malachite/ameth./lapis etc., 13 pr. 14k earrings w/stones, 10k scrap. Silver jewelry: 3 Indian silv. bracs. inc. 1 w/turq., 3 pcs. of ant. coin jewelry inc. love token brac. w/11 engrav. U.S. dimes, Cross w/11 gen. stones, 16” heavy link chain w/peace sign, Lot w/abalone neck. & earrs./jade beads etc., 14k/ster. bangle w/bird, Lemon topaz ring, Cross w/many gen. stones inc. peridot/garnet etc., Turquoise brac., Neck. w/glass tree, Brac. w/charms, 5 pc. Baltic amber bar pin, 4 vermeil chains & others inc. rope, Ameth. dbl. stone pend., Ameth. ring, Amber pend., Nat. pink tourmaline ring, Purp. qrtz. druzy ring, 4 leaf clover pend. w/garnets, Opal ring, Amber ring & earrings etc. Other jewelry: Gen. ruby & citrine neck., Multi colored tourmaline neck. & earrings, Gen. sapphire & pearl neck. & earrings, Fancy gr. agate stone neck., Tribal mirrored belt w/metal pendants, Tribal lapis neck. & brac., Wooden carv. Inro type box w/frogs, Amber look bracs., M.o.p. opera glasses, Wide cuff brac. w/lapis etc. Watches: Elgin fancy engrav. h.c. pocket watch.
COINS: 1975 20 Balboas ster. coin, 59 Kennedy $1/2’s 40% silv., 4 90% silv. $1/2’s, Lg. lot of “Wheat” cents inc. War time, Engelhard 1 t.o. .999 silv. bar, 5 1991 Eisenhower proof $1/2’s, Morgan $1 & foreign coins.
ORIENTAL RUGS: Orientals: Vint. Persians: (6’10x9’10, 3’10x10’3, 4’6x6’4, 3’11x6’9, 3’8x10’5, 3’x5’7, 2’7x5’6), Pers. Baktiari 5’4x6’8, Pers. Kashan 3’2x14’, Pers. Shiraz 2’6x4’, Hamadan 2’8x6’7 & 2’x3’11, Fine 4’4x6’8 & 4’6x6’11, 5’10x7’2, Sap design 1’11x5’, Caucasian 4’10x6’10, Bokhara 1’6x3’10, Yeti design Kelim 3’10x6’1, 7 old scatters as is, Kazak design 4’8x6’8, 3’x5’2, 2’5x5’3, 2’1x3’, 1’8x4’9, 3’10x6’6, 3’8x10’3, 3’2x5’6. Other rugs: 2 hd. woven Am. Indian Navaho rugs 3’10x5’8 & 3’8x6’4, New Italian & Turkish loomed Orient. style rugs 7’9x11’, Floral hooked 9’7x13’ & 12’5x15’5.
MOD. FURN. ETC.: Gangso Mobler Danish dining tbl. w/d.l. ends & 8 uph. chrs., 6 pc. maple bedroom set w/2 bureaus/mirror/night stands & full bed, Tapered leg cherry 1 dwr. stand, Pr. teak Adirondack chrs., Contemp. glass top sofa tbl., Q. Anne vanity bench, Hitchcock full headboard stenciled, E. Allen uph. settee, Over sized uph. beige easy chr., 5 chrs. w/uph. seat & backs, Bowdoin College chr., Dbl. glass door wall cab., Pr. pine twin headboards, Bookcase, Sm. 6 dwr. chest, Bi-fold door, Air conditioners, Port. grill, Golf clubs etc.
MUSICAL: Acoustic guitar, Vint. Adler recorder, Brass trombone sgn. Alexander, Old trumpet, Box of classical cds, Brass music stand etc.
OTHER ITEMS OF INTEREST: Rare ant. wool “Lafayette Post No. 140” framed Am. flag w/circle of 13 hd. sewn stars, Ant. Jydsk Danish walnut crank wall hotel phone, 37” ptd. Civil War soldier iron whirligig weathervane, Pedestals: (Fancy carv. 28 ½”, Pr. of gilt wood & mirrored 48” h.), N.Y. Cent. R.R. Okill’s pressure indicator, Wall plaq. w/pool tbl./players, Carv./ptd. sign “Car Rental Open Tourer”, Cameras inc.: (Zeiss Ikon, Minolta SRT101, Lg. Germ. lens & others), Lot sports paper inc.:(cards, photos, 1944 World Series program etc.), 22 ½”x 8 ¾” pc. of marble, Porc. enam. sign “Watch Your Step”, 1949 Harry Truman inaugural program, 6’hx30”vint. wr. iron garden gate, Swiss fur backpack, Dbl. sided “Antiques” sign 1’2x8’2, Ant. golf club, 3 tiered wire display stand, Pr. Honda motorcycle bags & 2 Snell m90 dot helmets etc.
LAMPS: 4 ant. girandoles w/marble bases, Ant. majolica base oil lamp, Orig. “Lava Lite” Lava-Simplex in orig. box, Vic. hang. lamp w/opalescent pink shade, 2 bl./wh. china tbl. lamps inc. “Bl.Willow” & man w/birds, Cut overlay oil lamps, Hummel lamps, Whale oil, Hd. ptd. porc. oil lamp, Brass push-up c/stick & others, Dbl. brass elec. wall sconces, Vic. iron hang. lamp w/milk glass shade, Rayo lamp, Pr. of girandoles w/prisms, Vic. iron hang. lamp, Oil w/heart patt. & more.
CLOCKS: Ant. French walnut shelf clock sgn. Marti Medaille de Bronze w/columns, New Haven “8 days Compensated” banjo c., Rosewood Seth Thomas column shelf clock w/mirror, Ant. rosewood New Haven mantel c., Tiffany nick. plated desk c., Jerome steeple c., Joseph Pomeroy shelf c., Marble mantel c., 2 world desk clocks, Jerome beehive c., Rosewood Grecian style shelf c., N.Y. iron shelf c., Carv. Cuckoo clock etc.
BOOKS: “The Practical Phrenologist” by O.S. Fowler 1869, “Morse’s Gen. Atlas of the World” 1856, Civil War books inc. “Revised U.S. Army Reg. 1863” etc., Hist. of Eliz. N.J. 1868, 1912 Germ. “Munchener Kalender” w/family crests, Early leather bound books, “Grimm’s Fairy Tales” Illus. by Rackham 1909, Ant. ref. books inc. “Am. Furn.” etc., Art books, 56 vols. “Dickens Works” 1873, Children’s books, 45 vols. “Harvard Classics” & 1860 “Gall. of...Female Poets”, 20 “Life” mags., Collec. books & mags. on sex, NASA Astronauts print, WWII newspapers etc.
TOOLS: 12” ant. brass gauge “Geo. E. Dow Pumping Eng. Co.” by Ashcroft, Ant. oak d/t tool box, 24” Stanley level, 7 nylon ratchet straps, New 36” bolt cutters.
WEAPONS: Knives & Swords: 13” Bowie knife w/horn & brass grip, Bayonet. Other: “Coston Parachute Signal”, 4 pull E. Vion rifle range telescope.
MARINE: Vint. Johnson “Sea-Horse” mod. H.S. outboard, 4’ Marlin fish wall hanging, 2 vint. lanterns & a cleat, Lg. 1942 U.S. Navy box compass by Ritchie, Browning “Lightweight” spinning reel, 2 masted sloop model, 3 pull telescope, 10 Alaskan scrimmed pcs., Chart roller, ½ model, 20 lb. galv. anchor, Brain coral dec., Dipping nets, 2 kayak paddles, Lg. ant. ship’s block etc.
CHILDREN’S: Lg. lot of lead soldiers inc. Britains-some in orig. boxes, Vint. Am. Flyer train w/2 cars/station w/crane & “Hyde Park Station” etc., Marbles, Jointed T. bear, Ant. mini. dolls/furn./dishes etc., Vic. child’s fold. carpet chr., Doll’s Empire 2 over 4 dwr. chest, Oak bow-front china cab. w/mirror, “Ra-Seba” fortune telling game, Lot w/doll & cradle, Iron “Bank” etc.
Turn your unwanted gold & silver into cash. GOLD & SILVER WANTED Please call for appointment.
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
Assis. Auc. 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
Licensed, Bonded & Insured. Established in Newcastle since 1953Member of Me.Auctioneer’s Association & Maine Antique Dealer’s Association