ANTIQUE ESTATES AUCTION
Thurs. evening, July 27, 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., July 27, 10:00 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. Sale to inc. items from homes & estates in: Wiscasset, Cushing & Walpole, Me. & other area homes, w/selected additions. Hope to see you there! Sale to inc.:
EARLY FURNITURE: 18th c. Hepplewhite grad. 4 dwr. slant lid desk, Choice Sheraton birch 4 dwr. chest w/reeded legs, Cherry Hepplewhite tapered leg d/l tbl., D/t pine blanket box w/till on d/t bracket base, Sheraton Pembroke d/l l dwr. tbl., Country pine l dwr. d/l Baker’s tbl., Sheraton d/l tbl., Set 5 ptd. Windsor thumb-back chrs., Grain ptd. pine d/l tbl., Gilt Sheraton ½ column mirror, Pine corner wall cab. w/shaped shelves, Pine d/l tbl., Country pine turned leg d/l tbl., Sheraton d/l tbl., Lg. Fed. gilt mirror w/carv. lion’s heads, D/t pine blanket box w/till, Me. blk. stenc. comb-back rocker, l dwr. d/l Baker’s tbl., D/t pine 6 board blanket box w/bracket base, Q. Anne side chr., Birdcage bamboo Windsor chr. etc., Empire mirrors, 18th c. mahg. Chipp. mirror w/gilt bird, Bootjack end footstool, Lemon gold mirror, 4 leg stool & more.
VICTORIAN FURN. ETC.: Ant. Centennial 9 dwr. mahg. Q. Anne chest on frame w/fan carv. top, Choice tiger maple oak dbl. glass door bookcase, 3 dwr. chest w/inlaid marquetry top, Oak side by side desk/bookcase w/mirror, Walnut marble top 4 dwr. dresser, Piano stool w/metal & glass ball/claw feet, 4 Vic. hip hugger caned seat chrs., Vic. set w/bed/m.t. 4 dwr. dresser/commode & stand, Pine 4 dwr. ptd. & stenc. cottage chest w/mirror & Two 4 dwr. floral dec. chests w/mirrors, Vic. floral paint dec. lift top commodes, Mahg. plant stand w/splayed barley twist legs, l door matchboard cupboard, Floral ptd. l dwr. cottage stand, Oak 2 over 5 dwr. chest, Walnut spool hall tree w/mirror, Rd. inlaid pedestal stand, 5 dwr. pine chest, Lincoln rocker, 3 dwr. chest, Oak 2 door commode, Walnut candlestand, Sm. cab. w/door over 4 dwrs., Oak 3 dwr. chest w/spoon carving, Oak parlor stands, Mahg. parlor stand, Walnut what-not shelf, Oak 1 door marble top cab. w/dwr., 2 rolled arm wicker chrs., Cottage stand & 2 chrs., Lift top piano stool, 1 dwr. washstand, Grain ptd. pine stand, Pr. pressed back chrs., Pr. walnut caned seat hip hugger chrs., Spool stand & bed, Mission style slat bookcase, Pr. ice cream chrs., Maple parlor stand, Maple commode w/towel bar, Quilt rack, Grape carv. uph. open armchr. rocker, Dome & flat top trunks and more..
CUSTOM/VINT./MID CENT. ETC.: Mid cent. dbl. bank desk, Curly maple comb-back Windsor chr. w/bulbous turnings sgn. Wallace Nutting, Mid. cent. mod 2 door linen closet by John Widdcomb, Mahg. 4 dwr. desk/vanity w/paw feet, Mahg. shaving mirror w/egg & claw feet, Mahg. inlaid top stand, Mahg. deep d/l gate-leg tbl., Rd. mahg. tbl. w/carv. legs, Louis XV bombe chest w/marble top & carv. gilt uph. armchr., 2 vint. ball & claw foot wing chrs., Mahg. deep d/l swing leg tbl., 2 Stone & Nichols knuckle arm Windsor chrs., Mahg. 3 dwr. chest w/mirror, Vint. wing-back chr., Cohasset whale end wall shelf, 1 dwr. night stand, Mahg. 4 shelf bookcase, Mahg. Chipp. mirror, Phyfe drum tbl. w/paw feet, Ladder-back chrs., Pr. mahg. twin beds, Mahg. dresser shaving mirror, 2 knuckle arm Windsor chrs., Pedestal, Mahg. Phyfe oval top stand, Lg. gilt bev. glass mirror, Armchr. rocker, Pr. drum tbls. w/brass paw feet, Spayed leg footstool, Pr. bamboo design armchrs., Cedar chest etc.
ACCESSORIES: Rare ant. Coromandel wood inlaid writing box, Ant. French mahg. cellaret, Lg. brass bucket, Mahg. inlaid knife box, 21 ½” fig. of peg leg sailor, Felt “Liberty” mat w/flags & stars, 7” bronze Lab. dog, Burl brass bound writing box & contents, Lot w/Orient. brass bookends-match holder etc., 1832 sampler Of Eliza Kendall, Carv.& ptd. duck bookends, Unusual ant. carv. sew. box w/contents, Wooden chopp. bowl & chopper, Horn handle mag. glass, Ant. brass pail, 8 framed ant. fans inc. silk etc., Wooden butter stamp, Decoys inc.: (Mini. carvs. inc. Dorothy Brown Gr. Horn owl & Lange Chickadee, R. Mitchell copy of Crowell Blk. duck, 8 cork body decoys, Avocet shorebird & others), Brass teakettle on fancy stand, Copper boiler w/cover, Iron & brass andirons, Brass top fireplace tools, Wood & porc. mortar & pestles, Red tin mirrored candle sconces, Estate linens, Contemp. burl bowl by Schilling. Baskets inc.: (Indian potato, Dbl. hand. splint, Splint cov. ribbon basket, Nantucket style etc.), Pantry box w/history, Metal dbl. wall coat rack, Germ. books full of collec. cards/WWI etc., Eskimo stone carvs. inc. Eskimo & seal by Nowya Qinnayuk, Wooden shoeshoes, Adv. crates inc. Curran & Joyce etc., Quilts, Iron ball top andirons & tools, 12 engrav. bone hand. knives & forks, Lot w/bellows/milk can/candlemold etc., Pr. Indian clubs, 2 “Savory” gas cans, Old canes & rug beater, Copper milk pan & kettle, Carv. & bone inlaid box, Ant. buttons etc., Tole tray w/train & others, Vint. metal ship bookends, Iron skillets, Wh. coverlet etc., Milk carrier & 11 cream bottles, Knife tray, Splint backpack, Iron trivets & sad irons etc., Copper & pewter, Chippewa sm. bark canoe & Indian baskets, Child’s & dolls clothes, Griswold iron pan, Tole dec. tray, Baseball cards/mit/mask/Cin. Reds photo, Hat boxes, African carv. pcs. inc. & baskets & metal spear tips, Full length fur coat & stole, Wash boards, Wire pie rack, Iron ptd. mag. rack, Finger lap pantry bxs., Brass umbrella stand, Scrub boards, Political buttons w/Nixon etc. & WWII memorabilia, Wooden pail, Onyx figs., Floral ptd. jewelry box, Binoculars, Painters box, Wood fold. drying rack etc.
GLASS & CHINA: Bl.& wh. Wedgwood Jasperware 8” vase & 7 ½” pitcher etc., Minton cake plate & Meissen c/saucer, Waterford decanter & 6 goblets, 8 gal. crock w/Blue bird, Fancy Italian cov. soup tureen set, 3 flow blue platters & plate, Royal Worcester china “Evesham Vale”, Italian pott. rooster soup tureen, 42 pcs. bl./wh. “Kensigton” Staff. china, 8” Roseville vase #765, 25 pcs. Spodes “Centurion” china, Cut glass: (Compote, 6 bowls, Apple jug, Stemware etc.), 125 pcs. French Limoges china, 6 pc. floral dec. bowl & pitcher set, 4 pcs. of Blenko blown glass bowls & candle holders, 12 Eng. plates w/game birds, 13 fancy floral Saxe plates, Dia. point flint compotes etc., Chamber Wash bowl & pitcher set, Bl. & grey stoneware pitcher & steins, R.S. Prussia dish etc., Ant. glass vase & bowl, Navajo horsehair pottery vase, 4 sec. blown glass decanter, 8 plates w/Geisha girls, Heisey, Nest. Pyrex bowls, Colored glass, Art Pott. vases etc., 12 “Pareek” demi tasse c/saucers by Johnson, Hd. ptd. chocolate pot etc., Colored glass, Decanters & stemware, Royal Doulton “Berkshire” tea/coffee set, & “Pastoral” china, Bird figurines, Punch bowl & cups, Spongeware pitchers etc., Bottles: (Milk, Wicker wrapped, “Purcoxia” etc.), Stangl, Crown Ducal, Pink lustre teapot etc., Veg. dishes, Crocks & jugs inc. 4 gal. crock w/blue bird on branch, Redware jug & crock, Stoneware jugs inc. Whiskey etc.
PAINTINGS: O/c lob. traps on pier in New Hrb., W/c “Pearl of Orr’s Isl.” by Edythe A. Laws, O/c of cottage by stream sgn. H. Pornhagen, O/c bearded gent by Joseph Goss Cowell, Julie Babb gouache on board of bird on branch, W/c of ship “Charles & Jane 1852” by Eric E. Campbell, O/c flowers in pot sgn. S. Shrevenell, Lg. o/c coastal village & dory sgn. A. Bourrie (Andre), W/c “Pink Roses” by Headley Van Campen, W/c Mallard ducks by Douglas Dearborn, Sm. ptd. stand w/hrb. by Tilli, O/c 2 masted ship in fancy frame.
PRINTS: L. Newguelman sgn. Impress. print of sailboats, Andrew Wyeth prints of red Monhegan house & “May Basket”, Gordon Grant ship print, Hesper & Luther ship print, Nautical prints, Martha Cahoon print marine ships & mermaid etc., “The Me. Map” Sheepscot to Muscongus Bay, Sgn. Savanna Tucan & parrot prints, Duck & Loon prints, Bird prints inc. lmtd. ed. w/stamps, Nudes, “Christmas comes to Southport” by Ed Parker & “Burnt Isl.” by Diane Esterly, Mexican posters Bull fighting etc., WWII planes & battle prints, U.S. ship “Chicago” etc., “Dried Herring” by Allan Gardiner, Coaching prints, Frolicking nude ladies w/men peeking, “Nantucket Sleigh Ride” whaling print, Lmtd. ed. by B. Palenski & N. Stanich, Barrymore print sailboat, N. Currier “The Road-Winter”, African Kudu print, Frames inc. grain ptd. etc. & more.
SILVER: Sterling: C/sticks, 4 vases to 13”, Hd. mirror/brush & ster. top jar, 17 pcs. inc. child’s fork & spoon etc., Picture frame, 12 demi tasse & salt spoons, Lot w/spoon holder & salt & peppers etc., Cream & sugar, Ster. base glass center bowl, 8 pcs. inc. nap. ring & ice tea straw spoons etc., 12 pcs. inc.: change purse/snuffers/shoe horn etc. Other silver: .800 & .835 Platter & spoons. SILVER PLATED: Sheffield dbl. candelabras etc., Teasets, Coffee pot, Trays inc. Sheffield, Bowl, Flatware, Bottle coasters, Grape shears, Vanity tray, Germ. mesh purse, Veg. dishes etc.
JEWLERY: Gold: His & hers 14k wedding bands. Sterling: Am. Indian ster./turq. bolo. Other: Amber nugget necks., Men’s blazer buttons.
COINS: 2009 Eagle $10 ¼ oz. fine gold coin, Morgan silv. $’s inc. many slabbed:( 1882-O ms63, Lots of 10 & 5 etc., 1885 & 1897 ms62, 1892-S & 1890 ms62, 1900-O & 1900 ms63, 1890-CC’s, 1886 ms63, 1883-O ms64, 1891-O au58 & more.), Peace $’s:(1922 ms63 & 1925 ms64), 8 lg. cents: 1838/’47/’49 etc., 1950-S Booker T. Wash. $1/2, 5 Capp. Bust dimes inc. 1832/’33/’34 etc., 14 Seat. Lib. dimes: 1853/’54/’70 etc., Mercury dimes 1942-S & ’44-P, 1805 Draped Bust lg. cent, Lot money & stamps w/Morgan $1 etc., 5 pcs. 1830 ½ dime & 1853 Lib. seated etc., 115 proof Roosevelt dimes ’73-2006, Mint sets, 1996 silv. Eagle, 85 proof unc. cents, 209 Buffalo nickels, 31 proof Jeff. nickels, Foreign coins & paper currency, Linc. cent album inc. 1909-VDB etc.
STAMPS: Block of 6 1945 w/signature of Eleanor Roosevelt, 1959 stamped cover w/sign. of Shirley Temple Black.
ORIENTAL RUGS: Fine area rug 7’6x7’6, Persians: (7’6x10’5, 4’4x6’6), 7’11x9’9, Pers. Tabriz 7’5x11’1, Belouchistan 2’11x4’7, 4’x10’6, 3’1x3’1, 4’6x6’6, Caucasian 2’11x5’1 & 3’4x4’9, Herez rugs: (5’10x9’, 3’x5’1, 2’5x7’9, 1’11x3’), Bokharas: (4’2x5’5, 3’9x5’6, 2’7x3’9), Pers. Turkoman 3’6x5’9, Baktiari 5’1x6’7, Hamadan 2’6x3’10, Ant. Eagle Kazak, 3’11x5’1, 2’8x4’4, Pers. Sarouk 4’11x6’5, Kelim Yeti design 2’2x3’2, 2’6x4’1, 2’11x5’, 2’x6’, Chinese 1’6x3’7, 2’2x3’1, 3’1x5’1, Turkoman mats. Other rugs: Orient. design 5’x7’, Pettipoint hooked rug 8’5x11’3, Navajo 2’4x2’6.
MODERN FURN.: Iron end stand w/blue & wh. nautical tiled top w/lighthouse & sailboats, New metal 53 ½” dia. patio tbl., Lift top game tbl. w/dwrs., 3 mahg. stacking stands, 2 tier stand, Shaker armchr. rocker, 3 Stainless steel work tbls. 2’x 4’2, Maple butterfly d/l tbl., Pr. Cohasset birdcage Windsor chrs., Custom cherry candlestand by D.W. Rockwell, Lift top desk w/open top, Wr. iron patio tbl. & 2 armchrs., Octagonal top maple stand, 2 uph. wing chrs.,Sm. pine corner cupboard, Moosehead maple 4 dwr. & 3 dwr. dressers w/mirror, 5 ladder-back chrs. w/bulbous turnings, Pr. wooden caned twin headboards, 2 metal bar stools, Kitchen Aid mixer, 2 mirrors inc. fancy reticulated, College chr., Oval coffee tbl., Marbleized wall shelf, Floral uph. footstool, Iron/wood garden bench, Maple kitchen cart, Lg. d/t. storage chest, Gilt mirror, Pr. ptd. wooden bookcases, Iron garden plant stand, l dwr. dressing stand, Night stands, Maple stand, Fold. poker tbl., Pots & pans etc.
MUSICAL: Ant. tbl. top crank Victor Victrola 6 phonograph w/records, 2 ant. violins, Vint. albums inc. Bing Crosby etc.
OTHER ITEMS OF INTEREST: 2 vint. Orient. doors w/bird & flower carvs. 15 ¼”x 41” ea. , Vint. 9’ wooden toboggan, Lg. metal WWI Germ. Bi-plane model, Lot of artist mock-up advertising for Lever Bros. Co. inc. Lux dish soap etc., Cowboy chaps & shirt, 5 dwr. cant back ribbon cab., Cameras inc. Nikon/lenses etc., Galv. tin water pump, Singer Featherweight mod. 221-1 sew. mach., Ant. oak Singer treadle sew. mach., 2 Penobscot Indian root war clubs, Trek 6000 Man’s mtn. bike, 1899 ledger “Farmington Me. County Law Students Assoc.” & ant. box w/maker’s hist., Lot w/camera/lenses etc., 2 Tubbs Me. fold. snowshoe canoe seats, Metal flower tree w/7 pots, Hummingbird weathervane, 23”h paint dec. finial, Narragansett beer adv. mirror, Mosaic center bowl, Composite garden fountain, Enam. sign “Buff. Bill Cody...Show”.
LAMPS: Brass student dbl. lamp w/milk glass shade, Beaumont pott. crock lamp w/blue deer, Orient. pott. lamp in turq. & pink, Art Deco metal floor lamp, Jug lamp w/Blue bird, Pr. tin mirrored wall sconces, Emerald shade desk lamp, Miller’s Vestal nickel plated. oil lamp, Lamp brackets etc.
CLOCKS: Ant. oak Regulator, Mahg. Regulator w/m.o.pearl inlay, Seth Thomas kitchen clock w/rev. ptd. bird, New Haven shelf clock, Bracket clocks w/moon phases, Ant. oak “Simplex Time Recorder Co.” wall clock, “Mod. Locomotives” 1901, Stellar Steeple clock, Anniversary clock.
BOOKS: Smith’s “Illus. Astronomy” 1855, “Plates Illus. of Ferguson’s Astronomy” by David Brewster 1817, Lot on practical mechanics inc. fold out engs. etc., Ant. book w/47 colored bird prints, “Intro. to Astronomy” by John Bonnycastle 1796, Ant. “Hammond’s Pop. Manikin” w/illus. of body, Vol. 1-3 “Gr. Men & Famous Women” 1894, 4 lg. ant. Germ. leather books on railways & roads, “Wonders of the Heavens” w/maps 1837, 11 vols. “Cyclopedia of Engineering”, Books on toys inc. steam toys, Estate box lots on airships/astronomy etc., Lots on Railways/Steam engs./Boilers/Marine engs. etc., Germ. books on Zeppelins etc., Old mags., Physics books, “Selected arrange. of Moribana & Heikwa” vol. II 1934, “Adolf Hitler” & “1941 Di Kunst Im Deutschen Reich”, “Maritime Hist. Bath.Me....” 2 vols. by Baker, Lmtd. ed vol. II “Courtiers & Favorites of Royalty” by Du Barri, Children’s, Civil War, Me. books inc. Wyeth “Helga Picts.” & more.
TOOLS: Ant. tool box w/trays & saws, Vint. wood/iron R.R. freight dolly, Ant. wooden wheel barrow, MVP Pro Lift floor jack, 5’& 20’ alum. ladders, Fold. step stools, Scythe & 2 man saw, Sander, Nail gun, Step stool.
WEAPONS: Guns: Winchester mod. 94 30.30 cal. lever action rifle, Sporterized Mauser mod. 98 8mm cal. b.a. rifle w/scope, Remington mod. 870 “Wingmaster” 12 ga. pump shotgun, Winchester mod. 69 22 short cal. bolt action rifle, Winchest. mod 67-A 22 cal. rifle. Other: 5 bxs. 100 rds. Winch. .40 s&w cal., Mixed lot ammo. inc. 32 auto. etc., 4 bxs. 5.7x28mm ammo., 500 rds. Rem. 22 long rifle cal., Gun stocks etc., Holsters/grips/mags. etc.
MARINE: Ant. sea chest w/rope beckets, Ship ½ hull, 2 ant. wood/bronze yacht tillers, Folky carv. ptd. seagull, 5 wooden pond boats: (3’, 27”, 31”, 37”, 18”), Vint. metal Old Salt figs., 2’ vint. wood ptd. pot buoys & others, 4 salt water rods & reels inc. vint. custom made by Geo. Nokomis & Por Angler etc., Ships inc bottle & sailor fig., Lot freshwater rods & reels inc. Cortlandin Hardy leather pouch/Southbend etc., Vint. string of 5 wooden toy boats, Driftwood, Nautical books Morse Bros. record book Am. & foreign shipping etc., 9 covered boat bumpers, Morse Bros. Co. Bath paper & wooden boxes, 3 clam hods etc.
TRAILER: Heavy duty tow trailer w/pressure treated removable sides, 8’x5’ bed, alum dia. plate box mounted on tongue.
CHILDREN’S: Assort. “Britains” toy soldiers, Vint. celluloid Kewpie talcum powder shaker by Irwin, Ant. 3 dwr. doll’s chest, Grain dec. pillow-back child’s chr., 4’10 Flexible Flyer “Airline Racer” sled w/nice graphics, Flex. Flyer 4’4 no. 4C & 3’4 “Airline Pilot” sled, Child’s bentwood rocker & Windsor armchr., Ant. armchr. rocker, Doll’s open cupboard, Ant. skis, Croquet set, Bow-back chr. 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% discount 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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