At Foster’s Auction Gallery, 811 U.S. Rt. 1, Newcastle, Me.
Preview Fri., Feb. 3, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. & morning of sale 8:00 to 9:45 a.m. Note: This auction includes items from homes & estates in: Camden, Yarmouth & Nobleboro, Me., together with selected additions. In the event of severe, impassable storm, auction to be held the following day. Call to be sure. Sale to inc.:
EARLY FURN.: Mahg. tambour roll desk w/inlaid bellflowers, Chipp. mahg. grad. 4 dwr. bowfront chest w/bracket base, Pine step-back cupboard w/ glass door top, Sheraton mahg. 3 part d/l dining tbl. w/D ends, Mahg. Sheraton Pembroke l dwr. d/l tbl. w/rope legs, Set 6 Chipp. chrs. w/gilt basket of flowers dec., 18th c. blk. ptd. corner chr., Pr. Sheraton mustard & blk. shell ptd. chrs. & others, Sheraton 4 poster field bed, Chipp. mirror w/fleur de lis design, Lg. mahg. ogee mirror etc.
VICTORIAN FURN.: Choice Vic. walnut & burl lg. 3 section Renn. Revival step-front bookcase, Vic. drop center chest w/mirror/commode & stand, Vic. rd. oak dining tbl. w/massive legs/2 leaves & 6 chrs., Larkin drop-lid desk w/mirrored back, Ash marble top sideboard, Georgian mahg. dbl. bank partner’s desk, Vic. 4 dwr. chest w/hat box, Marble turtle top parlor stand, Vic. ash mirrored hall tree, Carv. ped. base tbl., Walnut marble top ½ commode, Art Nouveau sideboard kit, Italian fancy mirror 46 ½”x27 ½”, 7’1 wall unit w/drop lid desk, Fancy iron bed, Carv. wall shelf w/eagle, Platform rocker w/pull out stool, Vic. walnut 2 sec. bookcase, Fancy Arts & Crafts inlaid podium, 2 tier bamboo stand, Matchboard lift top grain bin in green, Oak parlor stand w/barley twist legs & ball & claw feet, Ash 3 dwr. chest w/mirror, Orient. dec. 1 door stand, Fancy beveled glass mirror, 2 pressed back rockers, Needlepoint & uph. top footstools, 1 dwr. washstand, Parlor stand, 4 wh. iron ice-cream chrs. Mission style bookcase, Oak Morris chr., Nursing rocker, Arts & Crafts oak stool by Paine Furn., Nursing rocker, Mission oak bureau mirror. CUSTOM & VINT. FURN. ETC.: Bench made dbl. panel door 21 dwr. cabinet, Mid. cent. mod. teak flat top desk, Lg. 3’3” h. 3 sec. mirror w/ribbon & basket design, 4 hoop back chrs., Multi tier bookcase by Harlem Furn., French style boudoir chr. w/ribbon & flower designs, Vint. fancy French style mahg. sideboard 4’5 long, Eng. oak dbl. bank desk w/carv. dwr. fronts, Oak carv. early style chr., Hat tree, Bamboo 3 tier stand, Q. A. armchr. frames, Carv. Orient. rd. plant stand, Oak office chr., Mirror w/carv. crests, Art Deco mirror w/carv. crest, Burl wood d/l stand by Baker, Chipp. ball/claw foot chr., Nest 3 metal lily pad stands, Vint. Mission dbl. stool w/leather top, Inlaid mahg. Chipp. mirror, Vint. armchr. w/carv. eagle.
ACCESSORIES: Early stitchwork sampler w/sample stitches & silk work flowers, Lg. 20” dia. ant. brass kettle, Lg. plaster Tang Dynasty style horse, Ant. mahg. tea caddy, Pr. carv. deer head plaqs. w/real horns, Fig. lady andirons & tools, Wooden cased bone Mah Jong set w/rev. ptd. glass door, Resin mushrooms, Carv. stone cloches & wire planter, Brass “John Harvard-Univ.” bookends, Woven coverlet w/birds & flowers, Bellows w/ptd. cornucopia, Snuff box w/shell inlay, Firkins, Duck decoy sgn. C.H. Smith, Cloisonné, Wool Hudson Bay style blanket, 18th c. corbel from Hancock house, Lot w/r.r. lantern/candlemold etc., Silhouette of church goers, Bookends w/Orient. children & onyx, Box lots of estate linens inc. fine placemat & napkin sets etc., Orient. lot w/carv. jade lady/carv. soapstone/Foo dogs etc., Bronze Polar bear on glass iceberg, 19” wooden carv. rooster, Purses inc. Paloma Picasso, M.o.p. inlaid writing desk, Standing oak artists easel, 6 carv. elephants, Writing box w/military buttons/ant. glasses etc., Eskimo scrimmed bone/horn letter opener, Shorebirds sgn. A. Sisson & R. Higgins etc., Brass samovar, Copper & brass coal hods, Baskets inc. bamboo, Enam. cig. box etc., Metal dresser top mirror, Wooden chopping bowl, Bronze frog & flower candlesticks, Pewter teaset/coffee pot w/spigot etc., Brass kettle on stand, Marble bust, Hd. crocheted bedspread, Wh. silk embroid. shawl, Lg. brass planter etc., Orient. sgn. bronze mirror, Carv. owl mech. hat rack, 2 lg. Asian carv. soapstone vases, Ant. snuff box, Reticulated wood edge mirrored tray, Postcard album, Iron spatula etc., Pr. gilt metal eagle bookends, Church birdhouse, Oak inkstand, Ant. fans, 26” h. Buddha, 3 exotic wood bocce balls, Lg. farm scoop, 2 metal Indo. bells, Owl bookends, Adv. tins & bottles, Fold. seat canes, Bone carv. box w/turtle, Magnifying glasses, Bone corkscrew & 7 knives, Vic. photo album & stereo. views, Ant. faucets/doorknobs etc., Iron dragonfly sundial, Mack truck hood ornam. & old keys, Lederhosen/beaded dress/shoes etc., Orient. tbl. screens, Wire birdcage, Nickel over brass soap holders etc., Fancy wr. iron hang. planters, Iron Whippet door stop, Binoculars, Top hat champagne bucket, Trout fish. tbl. medal, 10 wood puzzles, Book bxs., Moose hoof gun rack, Horse collar mirror, Tole dec. trays & more.
GLASS & CHINA: Nice Majolica teapot w/fish & lion head dec., 2 platters inc. “Scinde” flow blue & Wedgwood “California”, Staff. Spaniels & sheep, Rose Medallion inc. creamer/plates etc., Loetz type Art glass bowl, Early tin glazed plate w/Crucifixion, Doulton vase w/birds, 18th. c. tin glaze charger, Canton platter, Royal Doulton figs. inc. “Genevieve”, Pk. lustre mug of Sailor w/frog inside, Early dk. blue Staff. wash pitcher & cov. bowl, 2 hd. ptd. Tiffany planters, Ant. bottles inc. olive chestnut, Whites Utica 5 gal. crock w/2 birds as is, Ant. transfer child’s teaset, Orient. teaset/ginger jar etc., Verly’s vase, Steuben cake stand & Orrefor’s bowl, Pr. Czech. cut overlay & ptd. vases, Hummels, Hd. ptd. chocolate pot etc., Royal Doulton:( “Flambe” elephant, Toby, Pitcher “Wm. Ye Driver”), Cut glass pitcher/bowl/vase, Stemware inc.: 12 Waterford & Lg. lot sgn. Atlantic etc., “Bl. Danube” soup tureen, Orient. planter w/carv. plant stand, Lladro girl w/apples, Lot w/Shelley/Belleek/Royal Worcester etc., Lg. Quimper pot, Roseville “Freesia” vase, Crystal decanters, R. Wright platter, Eng. china “Woodland”, Blown glass skull w/goldstone, Ironstone pitchers & basin, Amberina shaker, Gaudy ironstone plates, Banded yellow ware bowl, Celadon vase, Shelley c/sugar, Coalport vase, Sgn. art glass paperweight, Pairpoint perfume, Crystal glass skull vase, Wedgwood “Queen’s Ware, Italian pott. roosters, Contemp. Art pottery, Lg. mercury glass skull, Blown penguin & rocket, Wicker & glass floor vase, B&G collec. plates, Colored Pyrex bowls, Jadeite style Planter’s Peanut jar, Blk. bisq. baby & more.
PAINTINGS: Ptgs. of man & woman by Herman M. Linding 1929, Vic. o/c of mtns. & falls, O/c of hot air balloon festival w/soldiers, Prim. o/c of lady in red dress, O/wood panel of Vic. family at beach sgn. C.C.Cooper, 9 Francis J. Quirk w/c’s, O/c house in autumn sgn. Richard Hasenfus, Ant. o/c of Gent, O/c of Pres. J.F.K., O/b rocks & surf by June Cunningham, O/c sailing ship, O/b beach sgn. Jo Egan, Impressionist of horses at pasture, 7 Orient. theme ptgs., O/p of lighthouse, O/c abstract sgn. N. Franices, Fan ptg. w/bird by No Fun Yuan, Ptg. on tin of boys eating grapes, O/b fox in winter, O/m red sunset by Luke Randall, Prim. o/c of stag, Sea coast ptgs. by C. F. Hamilton, Ant. o/c of dogs w/food, W/c barn by B.A. Hernandez, Cardin enam. ptg. “Gath. Windflowers”, W/c sgn. R. Oakley, Door by F. G. Hutchinson & more. PRINTS: Etch. “Gossip Page” sgn. S. Van Abbe, Jap. woodblocks:(6 sgn. of Geishas, Utagawa Toyokuni, Owl sgn. Masaharu Aoyama, “Village” Mikumo, Hen on horseback, & more),1836 map “Plan..Boston/Lowell R.R.”, 7 Charles Smith prints “My Zoological Garden”, 1835 “Deacon Giles Distillery”, 2 sgn. Gerry Miller etchs., 3 fish by Eva B. Zbar., Dated 1606 colored map of Africa, Season prints, Owls Head light photo, Ship prints, Vic. print of Mother & child w/baby under cabbage patch, Etchings by Ostrower/Kleber Hall & C.H. Clark, “Wheaton College” by Alva Scott, “Edgartown Y.C.” sgn. Norman Fortier, Town Crier “Map of Cape Cod”, 1898 “Celebration of Naval Parade by Grant’s Tomb”, Vint. school sports photos, Fox hunt, 2 vellum hd. ptd. music sheets, Grateful Dead “Tour of N.W.” poster, 10 by George Barrie, W. Nuttings “Pergola Amalfi” & “Pilgrim Daughter”, 1967 Beatles poster, 1948 Congdon calendar w/fisherman, Civil War “Battle of Franklin” etc., 1929 Plymouth etc. map, Birdseye view of Paris, 2 chromos.of farm life, Colored prints boy w/fish. pole by Fency, Lg. gold gilt frames & others, N.H. map, Ben Franklin & many more.
SILVER: Sterling: Tiffany vase w/rose, 6 Tiffany serv. spoons & ladle, Souv. spoons etc., 12 Towle “Old Colonial”, 12 Whiting tsps. “Imp-Queen”, Lots of c/sticks, 5 branch candelabra & pr. of dbls., Eng. change purse, Bone shears/grape scissors, 5 vanity brushes, Serv. pcs., Fancy bud vase, Stilton cheese scoop etc., Lot w/compotes/c & sugar etc., Antler carv. forks/knives w/ster. bands & 3 bar tools inc. corkscrew, Ster. rim coasters, Coin silv. & more. Silver plated: Teaset & tray, Serv. trays inc. fancy grape & Sheffield etc., Coffee set, Fancy c/sticks, “King’s” patt. flatware set, Sugar shakers, Pr. fighting roosters, 8 Vic. picks, Napkin rings inc. fig. etc.
JEWELRY: 18k fine ladies ring w/Orient. jade, 14k dia. ring, 14k spray pin w/12 dias., 14k pearl earrings, 14k wishbone pin w/pearl, 14k lorgnette, 14k chain & bands, 2 18k chain bracelets, 14k dia. filigree stickpin, 14k brooch w/ptd. porc. of bride. Sterling: Sgn. malachite necklace, Neck. w/24 garnets, Malachite brac., Garnet & marcasite cross, Garnet & amethyst bracs., Rainbow moonstone pend. on heavy chain, Garnet poison ring, Ruby ring, Ameth./marcasite cross, Star of David neck. w/ameth., Earrings w/mix. stones, Peridot neck., Cameo ring, Moonstone & garnet neck., Lg. shell pend. Other silver: .835 silv. lorgnette, Low grade silver belt. Other jewelry: Jap. Inro w/monkeys, Costume jewelry, Ruby neck., Hematite & garnet bead necks., Orient. jade pendants, Stone bracs., Garnet bangle etc. Watches: Ster. engrav. fusee pock. by John Bentley, Ster. by J.S. Staddon “Ripley” w/fusee, Eng. ster. 15j. pock. by H. Venables Guildford, Eng. by F.W. Benson “The Ludgate”, Eng. pocks. by John R. Swinburne & F&G Benford w/fusee, Others by T. Pickett Landport & Kendal & Bent etc.
COINS & STAMPS: 1878-CC Morgan $, 83 Mercury dimes, 324 Ind. Head cents, 75 V nickels, 325 Ind. Head cents, Albs. of (553,586,750 & 360) Buffalo nickels, 60 rolls Wheat cents, Albums of foreign coins inc.:( 960 Spanish coins, 1845 Mex., 480 Brazilian, 480 Austrian, 500 Dom. Republic, 130 Russian) & more. Album of 100 stamped postal envelopes, Alb. Royalty first day covers inc. “Silver Jubilee”.
ORIENTAL RUGS: Nice 8’x9’7, Persians: (7’8x10’7, 6’9x10’9, 4’9x6’8, 4’9x7’, 2’9x6’8, 3’5x10’, 3’4x9’2, 4’4x6’7), Pers. Baktiari 5’6x8’8, Herez 3’1x5’1, Pers. Mir 2’7x4’2, Chinese 2’6x10’2, Bokhara 2’2x5’7, Sap design 2’1x3’5, 6’6x10’, Russ. Turkoman 2’8x3’9, 2’10x9’5, 3’x9’6, 3’1x15’, 2’6x6’2, 4’x6’, 1’7x4’2, 2’4x6’2 w/silk highlights & more. Other rugs: Turkish loomed Orient. styles 6’7x9’6 & 8’x10’, 2 room size braided, 3 woven Indian style, 11 braided scatters, Geometric scatters, Hooked etc.
MODERN FURNISHINGS: High base 2 dwr. hutch, Sm. open top pine corner cupboard, Adj. shelf book hutch w/dbl. doors below, Iron 2 tier display stand, Deep d/l swing leg spool tbl., Leather top single bank desk, Terrarium on base, Pr. grape carv. bar stools, Shoe foot swing leg stand, Fold. metal corner shelf, Pr. maple rush seat bar stools, 3 & 4 dwr. chests, Wood finish metal Morris chr., Mahg. canterbury, 2 metal racks w/12 pull out wire trays, Pr. plant stands, Wicker sided unit w/glass shelves, Brass finish cheval mirror, 5 tier grad. tray style shelf, Pine Capts. chrs., Demi lune hall tbl., Louis Vuitton style duffle & suit bags, Bookcases, 2 wood screen doors, New gas grill, 4 wall shelves, Floor fan, Bootjack end benches, Lot VHS fishing tapes & others.
MUSICAL: Yamaha YRT-3028 recorder & carv. flute, Floral carv. music box.
OTHER ITEMS: Am. Indian/Cowboy lot with: (leather fringed shirt, beaded mocs., pouch, woven mat), Nice metal framed adv. sign w/horse & rider “Russells Winner Ales Malton”, 2 bowls of vint. stone fruit inc. 14 peaches etc., 1915 desktop seismograph, Wooden assemblage artist sgn. B.M.P., Lg. Scientific Instrument by W.M. Welch, Copper & brass hunt. dog weathervane w/direcs., Porc. enam. signs “Watch Your Step” & “Drink Coca-Cola”, Wr. iron open/closed revolv. sign, 3’ wooden sign “Journeys End”, Fossils & seashells, Brass “Last Call” bell, 4 ant. doors inc. dia. grid design & house etc., L.L. Bean “Evolution” 21 speed bike, 3 bxs. of S. Am. Indian textiles/linens etc., Wood sign “Pollock Cycle Co.”, 4” carv. banded agate Buddha, Mod. light up floor globe.
LAMPS: Brass piano lamp by Hollings, Ant. wicker tbl. lamp, Damariscotta & Sheepscott pottery lamps, Pr. carriage lanterns, French wall sconces, Vint. china hang. lamp, Mahg. floor lamps, Brass finish chandelier & wall sconces, Brass & cut glass candelabras, Girondale, Oil lamps, Alabaster, Porc. w/Vic. scene, Orient. inc. bl./wh. w/dragons, Mod. geometric, Ant. brass c/sticks w/hurricane shades.
CLOCKS: Ant. mahg. Grandfather’s clock w/ wooden works, Sessions triple column mantel clock w/paw feet, Ogee Empire shelf c. by Clarke,Gilbert & Co., Germ. wall c. w/Atlas hold. world, Seth Thomas mantel, Grandmother clock, Sessions vint. elec. w/elephants, Germ. mahg. mantel.
BOOKS: Ant. leather bound 8 vols. “Gibbons Roman Empire” 1825, 1884 “The Raven” illus. by G. Dore, 1888 “Ranch Life & The Hunting Trail” by T. Roosevelt illus. by Remington, 38 vols. “Honore de Balzac”, 1890-1 State Atlas of Me. by Stuart, Audubon bird books, Refer.books on antiques & art etc., Me. architecture, “Mem. of World’s Columbian Expo.”, 10 vols. “Life & Works A.Lincoln”, 2 bxs. Orient. books “Hokusai” etc. 10 Hawthorne & 17 G. Eliots works etc.
TOOLS: B&D 10” radial armsaw on metal base, S.u.v. lift top organizer, Campbell Haus. cordless inflator, Marples dwr. shave etc., Ant. base for sharpening stone, Heavy lift dolly.
WEAPONS: Moore’s firearms 32 cal. 6 shot revolver, Ant. rolling block rifle as is & bone top cane etc., Leather holsters. Knives etc.: Bayonets inc. Brit. 1907 Chatham & U.S. S.A. 1908 etc., Bullock knife, Hunting etc.
MARINE: Nice ant. 3 masted ship model w/glass dome, 3 ant. ship models inc. prisoner of war style sailing ship etc., 27” wood carv. whale sign “The Spouter Inn”, Tycos ship wheel form barometer etc., Set of mini. bone carv. & scrimmed dominoes in slide box w/whaling scene, 44 ½” wooden carv. whale wall plaq., 2 wood & real swordfish bill swords, 2 ship models & “Holland-Am. Line” sailor doll, 2 vint. wooden canoe paddles, Ant. pot buoy, Galvanized 20 lb. boat anchor, Clam hoe.
CHILDREN’S: 28 ½” ant. bisq. Heinrich Handwerck doll w/compo. body, 3 dwr. doll’s chest w/mirror, Vint. Keystone 26” flatbed metal truck, Lot w/Am. Character Doll Co. vint. baby doll, Vint. dollhouse furn. & rugs etc., Vint. 26” puppet of girl, Doll’s bow-back Windsor bench, Iron angel mech. bank w/bird.
GOLD & SILVER WANTED. Turn your unwanted gold & silver into cash. 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. Please call for appointment.
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. 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, (a few days before sale ) please call Holly at 207-563-8110.
ROBERT L. FOSTER
AUCTIONEER & APPRAISER-LIC. NO. AUC 157, MAINE’S STATEWIDE AUCTIONEER
Assistant Auctioneer: Andre Drolet-Lic. #AR1245 Auction Zip I.D. #2448
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
Licensed, Bonded & Insured. Established in Newcastle since 1953
Member of Me.Auctioneer’s Association & Maine Antique Dealer’s Association
Robert L. Foster
Auctioneer & Appraiser
811 U.S. Rt. 1, P.O. Box 203
Newcastle, Me. 04553