ANTIQUE ESTATES AUCTION
Thurs. evening, June 15, 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 15, 10:00 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. Note: This auction includes items from homes & estates in: Cumberland, Bristol, Windham & Damariscotta, Me., together w/selected additions. Hope to see you there!!!
EARLY FURNITURE: Ant. settle w/lift top seat & door in back, Settle w/lift top seat & fold down arm rest, Country pine cupboard in old red, Q. Anne 3 dwr. lowboy, 4 dwr. bureau w/birdseye maple dwr. fronts, Pine sq. top chr. tbl., Tapered leg tavern tbl., 2 panel door cupboard in scrubbed red paint, Spider leg c/stand w/shaped corners, Cradles inc. hooded in blue w/gilt pin stripe, Cannon ball rope bed in red, 2 dwr. sew. stand w/rope twist legs, Demi-lune mahg. Sheraton reeded leg tbl., Sheraton l dwr. fold top card tbl. & reeded leg one, Tilt top c/stand w/shaped top, Penn. grain ptd. nursing rocker, Eng. yewwood arm & side chrs., Hired man’s rope bed in red, 1 dwr. pine blanket chest, Cradle w/open end in red, Pine lift top sugar box on tapered leg base, D/t camphor wood chest, Slant lid counter desk, 1 dwr. tapered leg stand, Sm. ptd. wood dome top box, Fold. drying rack, Slant lid counter top desk w/dwr., Milking stools, Grain ptd. trunk & others, Lift top storage box.
VICTORIAN FURN.: 3 & 4 dwr. pine chests, Oak 4 sec. Barrister bookcase, Refin. 6 dwr. oak chest, Mahg. music cabinet, Fancy oak spindle armchr. rocker, Paint dec. rocker, Pedestal snake foot stand, Ash 3 dwr. chest, Vic. uph. armchr. w/pull out stool, Fancy gilt mirror, Orient. style bench, Oak hat tree, Lg. matchboard storage box, Oval cottage stand, Ptd. paneled door cab., Oak Windsor armchr., Oval walnut parlor stand, Flat & dome top trunks & more. CUSTOM, VINT. & MID. CENT.: Eng. oak vint.replica corner cupboard, Vint. fold. screen w/figures/cherubs etc., Mid cent. Danish teak 4 dwr. drum roll desk w/pull out writing & 3 cubbies, Mahg. 4 dwr. slant lid secretary, Chinese porc. top stand w/Geishas, French style open uph. armchr., India brass tray w/inlaid base, Mahg. piano bench w/music.
ACCESSORIES: Nice collec. of country smalls, Ant. wall hung drop lid dentil cab. w/dentil tools, Wooden up & down butter churn, Vint. ptd. wooden 7” fish decoy, Ant. liquor chest w/bottles, Baskets inc. Indian cov. feather/Melons/Indian sweet grass etc, Prim. country weaver’s stand in gray, Lg. ant. oak brass bound humidor, Ant. dough box w/cover, Ant. red wooden bucket carrier, 3’ figural fish carv. wooden tray, Folk art wooden carv. snake walk. stick, Ant. & vint. quilts inc. Star & Log Cabin patts. etc., Wall bxs. inc. pipe & pumice some in old red etc., Early wr. iron etc. inc.: (Ram’s head peel, Revolv. trivet, Adj. dbl. candle holder w/penny feet, Skewers, Hang. griddle, Kettle sgn. Baldwin etc.), Ant. chopping bowls inc. old red etc., Butter molds & stamps, Exotic wood lap desk w/inlay, Iron cat doorstop, Pewter plates/steins etc., Sgn. spun brass bucket, 1929 etc. studded leather dog collars, Wood bucket in old red, Copper teakettles inc. gooseneck, Orient. bronze c/stick w/dragon & man, Mortar & pestle, Wooden ware:(Spice bxs., Candy mold of house, Slide candle box etc.), Stereo. viewer & cards, M.o.p. opera glasses, Danish paint dec. spoon rack w/pewter spoons, Ant. Eng. brass bound box, 3 grad. pantry bxs., Orient. jewelry box, Andirons: (Forged iron w/hearts & twist, Railroad tie andirons w/horses, Estate postcards, Arts & Crafts, Dolphins, 1 Blk. man), Oval wooden gameboard,Gutta purcha pic. cases, Indian clubs, Ant. berry box carrier, 2 shoe foot drying racks, Tinware inc. candle molds/wall sconces inc. mirrored etc., Ptd. berry box carrier, Me. apple basket, Vint. cricket bat, Carv. boards w/pig & rabbit, Wooden chopping bowl in red, Washboard & chip carv. wash stick, Brass & copper ware, Hudson Bay wool blanket, Wooden egg crate, Chip carv. wash stick, Firkin in blue, Kitchen tools, Iron mag. rack, Bone pg. turners, Articulated artists hand, Chess sets, Buttons, 4 forged strap hinges, Linen box lots, Carv. soapstone inkwell, Sm. 7 dwr. apothecary, Iron squirrel, Apple tree doorstop, Onyx jewelry box, L.L. Bean “Allagash” fold. cot, Nest 4 iron skillets, Wooden wall box, Welcome sampler, 11 ¼” metal frog birdbath, Wicker back pack w/painted cover, Daschund iron bootscraper & more. DECOYS ETC.: Pintail duck sgn. RLW & Mallard by Big Sky carvers, Canada goose, Avocet shorebirds, Carv. owl by Richard Morgan, Carv. bear & fish, Other decoys.
GLASS & CHINA: 4 ½” Aurene perfume bottle, Royal Bayreuth vases w/roses, Limoges chocolate pot, Satin glass cracker jar w/wheat patt. & s.p. top, 2 Vic. Bride’s baskets inc. peach cased glass in s.p. frame, Collec. of Vic. Ruby glass inc.; (pitchers, tumblers, goblets, decanters, sherries, bowls, c/sugar, syrup, cruet, mugs, cov. butter etc.), 5 gal. glass bottle in wood crate, Mid cent. mod. pottery spittoon, 15” Orient. charger w/roosters, Bennington milk bowl, 4 Hummels inc. Umbrella boy & girl, 7 pc. blown art glass inc. vases etc., Lladros etc., Cut glass bowls/compotes/vase/cruet etc., Sgn. Chinese porc. vase, Canton ginger jar, Rose Medallion, 8 ant. Canton plates, Opal. Vaseline Jack in the Pulpit vase, Bl. Staff. platter & br. teapot, Lg. Orient. planter w/dragons, Nippon/Bavaria/Belleek etc., Wicker wrapped bottles, Art pott. inc. bowl mkd Mitchell, Lg. bl./wh. teapot w/st. scene, Lg. art pott. dbl. handle planter, Weller & Roseville vases, Art glass vase w/gilt dec., Pr. paint dec. Bristol vases, Terra cotta planter w/cherubs, Gaudy ironstone compote, Sandwich pitcher, 2 ant. bottle whimsies, Quimper teapot & bowl, Ant. amber pickle bottle etc., Patt. glass, Cobalt blue nut shaped cov. dish w/squirrel, Blown flip glass & more. STONEWARE: Nice collec. of ant. pcs. inc.: 2 gal. blue dec. crocks, Ovoid jugs w/blue inc. swag & tassel & others inc. crock, Crock w/Blue bird, Bl. dec. 6 gal. jug, Lg. redware bowl w/yellow glaze, Batter pitchers, 3 gal. crock w/nice blue dec., Park & Pollard crock, Redware w/br. slip dec., E. Swasey crocks, 20 gal. crocks, Br. jug, Brady Bros. bottle, Redware inc. crocks/jugs/bowls inc. some w/slip interiors.
PAINTINGS: Sgn. o/c of horse & wagon by house, Ant. o/c of home w/animals/children at well, 2 sgn. Orient. w/c’s inc. Asian market sgn. Sam Poyp, 4 Orient. Kunisada Season’s prints, House & cow ptg. Robt. Ford Mabon, Ant. o/c of moonlit N.H. “Man in Mtns”, Vic. w/c of birches sgn. J.F. Field, O/c men haying sgn. H., Ptg. of tenement houses on hill sgn. RO, W/c homestead sgn. Henry J. Volk, Ant. o/b of oranges, Orient. ptgs. on rice paper, O/c men haying & sheep grazing sgn. H. Hulsmann, Mini. portrait of gent etc., O/c of shepard sgn. R. Vidal etc., Fancy ant. gilt frame 23”x27” & more.
PRINTS: Collec. of Richard Sloan State Bird prints w/St. seals & Govs. signatures inc. Jimmy Carter w/the “Georgia Brown Thrasher” etc. & Ronald Reagan “Cal. Quail” etc., Lmtd. ed. “Wood Pile in Snow” by Arthur Geller, Artists sgn. proofs by Arnold Alanig, Print Louis Pasteur w/rabbits, Bird prints inc. Wild turkey etc., Jap. woodblocks of seashore, Collec. of vint. etc. framed silhouettes of people & scenes etc., Replica early Me. map, 9 Wallace Nuttings inc. 2 interiors, Fred Thompson print, 2 framed games inc. “King Cole Game” etc.
SILVER: Ster. candelabra, Ster. rim cobalt glass cake dish, Brushes etc., Flatware.
JEWELRY: GOLD: 14k Masonic ¼ ct. diamond ring, 10k garnet bypass brac., 14k citrine ring, 2 ant. 10k shell cameo pins inc. dove & lady & house, 14k carv. coral rose ring. STERLING: Pentii Sarpaneva sgn. pendant, Amber neck., Amethyst cross, Lot w/ameth. cross/bangles etc. OTHER: 5 pcs. of vint. carv. jade, Cameo pins etc., Agate 3 strand neck., Costume jewelry. WATCHES: 14K Ebal lady’s wrist watch, Pocket watches.
COINS: 28 Walk. Lib. $1/2’s, 118 Mercury dimes, Morgan & Peace silv. $’s, 19 Franklin halves, 42 Washington quarters, 18 Kenn. $1/2’s, 25 Stand. Lib. quarters, 7 Barber halves, Proof .999 silv. 1 t.o. Am. Eagles, Lg. albums of cents/V nickels/10 albums of foreign etc., 5 pc. proof sets 1956/’58/’59, 2006 State quarter & “Am. Beautiful” sets, 70 Roosevelt dimes, 68 Buffalo nickels, Foreign coins inc. Canadian, Box of Wheat cents, “St. Pats. Day” comm. medal & cachet, 8 bl. albums of cents, Revolv. Bicent. medal etc. PAPER: 2 error bills inc. 1957 $1 & 1934 $5.
RUGS: Pers.: (8’1x11’3, 4’5x10’3, 3’5x5’10), 6’7x8’10, Herezes:(Blue 7’11x10’, 9’x12’4, 3’x5’, 2’x4’, 2’7x10’, 2’6x7’11), Pers. Mashad 9’5x12’10, Bidjar 5’9x9’, Pers. Hamadan 3’4x9’6 & scatters, Pers. Malayer 3’5x5’11, Kirman 3’1x5’4, Mir 3’x5’3, Prayer 2’5x4’3, 3’7x10’4, Sumac rug, Room size w/ivory field, Tibetan w/silk 2’8x4’9, Kelims 3’8x6’ & 7’10x9’8, 3’x5’, 3’x4’7, 5’3x7’7, 3’8x5’6, 2’7x4’1, 4’5x6’6, 2’6x16’2, 3’11x5’10. OTHER RUGS: Ant. hooked w/flying bugs, Floral hooked 4’10x2’11, New wool hooked runner w/leaves 2’3x7’6, New Orient. style: (5’x7’, 3’x5’ 2’10x3’10, 24”x58” etc.), Winchester adv. rug w/guns, Woven mats inc. Navajo, Doormat w/bears, Floral sheared rug 2’4x3’7, 14 hooked & rag rug stair runners, Sculp. area rug, Rag 2’x9’9 & others, Kelim 4’x6’.
MODERN FURNISHINGS: Set of 6 nice comb-back Windsor chrs., Pine open top cupboard, 5 pc. Rattan settee & 4 armchrs., Dining tbl. w/leaf & 5 chrs., Nice cant back pine cupboard w/raised panel doors, Hitchcock style desk & chr. by Ethan Allen, Sm. blk. Orient. dec. cab. w/dwrs. & doors, Pr. wing back chrs. & ottoman, Pr. 2 dwr. maple nightstands from Shaker workshop, Pine drysink w/raised panel doors & dwrs., Pr. leather top mahg. lamp stands, Cherry d/l coffee tbl., 6 & 8 dwr. mahg. chests by Kling, Pine curio cab. w/glass shelves, Fancy alum. iron look settee/stand/chrs., 5 ladder-back chrs., Marble top coffee tbl., Mission bookcase w/2 door bottom, Cedar chest, Pine Deacon’s bench, Pr. tan Lazy-Boy recliners, Caned chr. & rocker, Q. Anne mahg. d/l stand, l dwr. Hepp. stand, 6 dwr. maple chest, Wall curio shelf, Wall shelf w/swing out arm, Maple butcher block top kitchen stand, Bootjack end bench in red.
MUSICAL: Floor model Victrola “VV-XVI” , RCA Victor floor mod. radio, Meramo accordion.
OTHER ITEMS OF INTEREST: “Marlboro Furn. 1768” iron fire door w/figs., Ant. copper bath tub in wooden dovetailed surround, Framed album “Beatles 65” & 45 w/sleeve/tickets etc., Beatles posters inc. “London Palladium Royal Comm. ..1963” etc., Pics. of Beatles inc. Robt. Freeman pic. 1988, Whimsical copper fish sculp. by Jim Lewk, Vint. oval tin tavern sign “Goshen House”, Ant. 8” metal whirly-gig of police man, Marble corner pc. w/porc. sink, Tin bathtub by Krauss, Open/closed door sign, Metal red heart “Keys” lift cover box, Vint. “Office” sign, 12 point mounted elk antlers, 2 shadow bxs. w/butterflies, 2 ant. gilt tin valances 9’x4’4, 17” Cent. Am. Indian sculpture w/blue marble, Iron pc. of nude lady, Mcnutt metal fire box etc.
LAMPS: Ant. caramel slag glass paneled tbl. lamp, Mid cent. mod. 2 tone wood floor lamp, Orient. lamps inc. champleve etc., 3 ant. iron betty lamps & 4 dbls., Ant. fluid lamp, Elec. tin/iron dbl. candle lamp, Brass w/marble base/frosted shade & prisms, Metal floor lamps inc. brass w/paw feet, Sparking lamp.
CLOCKS: Seth Thomas mantel clock, Hermle water clock.
BOOKS: Children’s etc., 1881 bible.
TOOLS: Vint. step stool, Tool box with tools.
WEAPONS: Guns: J. Stevens Springfield 20 ga. shotgun, Ant. brass frame percuss. pistol “Hero”. Swords & Knives: Ant. sword cane w/carv. horn horse head handle, Medieval style bullock dagger, Knives inc. Koummiya dagger/Kris/British dagger etc. OTHER: Ant. wooden powder key, 2 soft gun cases, Ant. Jap. wr. iron sword tsuba, 4 hats inc. British military & Scottish etc.
NAUTICAL: Brass bound Capts. lap desk, Vint. blk. metal whale weathervane w/directionals, 2 ant. cod fish jigs, Lg. ant. wooden pot buoys & others, Repro. brass bell “Titanic 1912”, Ship model on board sgn. Thomas Laughlin-Port. Me., Panamanian wicker fish trap, Ant. split bamboo fly rod w/Shakespeare Russell no. 1885 reel, Wooden “Cutty Sark" 44” ship model, 22” work. pond sailboat, 26” cased model of “R.M.S. Lusitania”, 2 vint. wooden fish barrels in green & blk. etc.
CHILDREN’S: Ant. wooden ptd. rocking horse, Ant. curv. runner sled, Ant. child’s wooden wheel pull cart, Ant. child’s ladder-back rocker etc., Ant. prim. doll’s cab., Lot of toy trains most h.o. inc. Bachman/Marklin/Lionel etc., 10 bxs. model trains & track inc. Lionel, 3 ant. chalk boards, Marbles etc.
ESTATE CAR: 2007 Subaru Legacy, auto., 4 cyl., 4 door w/bucket seats, power steering, air, cruise, am/fm/cd etc. 50, 966 miles.
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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