ANTIQUE ESTATES AUCTION
Thursday evening, July 13, 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 13, 10:00 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. Sale to inc. items from homes & estates in: Wiscasset, Bristol, Bremen & Edgecomb, Me., together with selected additions. Hope to see you there!
EARLY FURN. INC.: Hepp. tapered swing leg d/l dining tbl., 4 dwr. chest w/3 dwr. set back top & birdseye maple dwr. fronts, Fine ant. pedestal base standing tea caddy with lift lid & 6 compartments, Federal gilt mirror w/basket of flowers, 5 dwr. chest w/mahg. & burl dwr. fronts, Deep d/l mahg. dining tbl. w/turned swing legs, Tilt top tea tbl. w/slipper feet, 18th c. N.H. banister back chr. w/fishtail carv. crest in orig. paint, Bamboo birdcage Windsor chr., Pie safe w/pierced tin front, Sm. Chipp. mirror, Shoefoot desk w/cubby hole, Early trunk w/brass tacks & heart handles, Chippendale chr. in old red, D/t mahg. storage box, Hitchcock nursing rocker, Federal ½ column mirror w/carv. leaves, Ladder-back chr.
VICTORIAN FURN. ETC.: Renaissance Rev. walnut marble top center tbl., Oak 3 dwr. over 2 door sideboard w/columns & paw feet, Vic. oak dbl. glass door bookcase with leaded glass top doors, Mahg. rd. ped. parlor tbl., Lg. Mission oak wall cabinet w/2 glass doors, Mission oak l dwr. library desk, Ant. Hoosier w/agate work top, Vic. ash d/l tbl., Pine lift top commode, Walnut tbl. w/marble inset top, Oak 4 dwr. chest w/mirror, Fancy bookcase ptd., Vint. oak 4 dwr. file cab., Pr. Vic. hip hugger chrs., Wicker rocker, Oak wall mirror, Wr. iron ice cream chrs., Oak caned seat armchr., Carv. & ptd. mirror, Ant. trunks.
CUSTOM & VINT. FURN. ETC.: Lg. custom mahg. carv. fold top l dwr. game tbl., Mahg. 6 dwr. chest w/back splash, Mahg. l dwr. night stands, Fancy blk. beveled glass mirror, Wood/glass 2 shelf “Sterilizer” case, 3 tier plant stand, Windsor armchr., Phyfe style mahg. coffee tbl., Lg. cedar box w/brass straps, Table w/3 leaves, Mahg. 2 tier stands.
ACCESSORIES: Orient. carv. cinnabar snuff bottle w/figs. & turq., 4 Me. pewter pcs. inc. coffee pot by Allen Porter & coffee & teapots by Rufus Dunham, Ant. barrel dough box on legs, Eskimo carvs. inc. whale & Polar bear etc., Ant. 18th c. Q. Anne courting mirror, Port. Singer “Featherweight” sew. mach., Rare sleigh parade carriage bells w/eagle finial, Ant. brass Hendrix standing birdcage, Copper teakettle & lantern etc., Full length light brown mink coat, Ant. inset head Eider decoy, Eng. decoys, Ant. animal yoke, Vic. oak bev. glass mirror w/hat hooks, Orient. floral jacket w/gold thread, Wood & pierced tin footwarmer, Ant. cylinder butter churn, Dags. & tintypes inc. British Army Officer John Lawler etc., Ant. fire bucket mkd. Susan Gilchrist, 3 oil cans inc. “Snobil” “Pennzoil” & “Champion”, Ant. country pine gameboard, Pine dough box on legs, Vint. red/wh. quilt, Wood apple box/oval cov. box/Russian box etc., 2 Capt. Harry Jobes duck decoys, Hanson 25 lb. spring scale w/brass pan, Brass bed warmer w/incised dec., Firetool set w/owls, 12 vint./ant. carv. wooden Orient. bases, Shorebirds, Early iron bust of Far East. Goddess, Ant. balance gold scale, Pr. of bronze urn book mounts, Brassware, Pr. fancy classical brass andirons, Orient. cloisonné jewelry box, 2 “Block” patt. quilts, Ant. splint basket, Wall coffee mill, Pewter, Nice gutta purcha pic. case w/eagle/cannon etc., Wh. marble 13 ½” bowl, 6” bronze of puppies in basket, 9 canes inc. .935 silv. handle & ant. carv. wood tops etc., 3 knob top canes inc. 1 w/hidden compass, Wood chopping bowls, Formal blk. dress outfit, Ant. drying rack, 7 adv. crates inc. “Bl. Flag Pears” etc., Vint. greeting & playing cards, 6 carv. & ptd. Loons & Cardinal, Ant. brass push up c/sticks, 3 canes inc. 1 sword cane, Iron apple tree doorstop, Horse & cows bells etc., Brass fireplace jams, Shore birds, Lot w/bookend made from Constitution etc., Copper kettles etc., Wool blankets & textiles, Me. lic. plates 1944 & ’46, Floral needlework, Ant. blue & wh. coverlet, Brass mortar & pestle, Fig. brass ship bookends, Buttocks basket, Hd. forged andirons, Vint. Corona typewriter, Nixon campaign sticker & Inauguration park. sign etc., Lamb choc. mold, Box of linens, Iron cat doorstop etc., 5 composite Egyptian gods “Anubis” etc., 2 pr. ship & eagle bookends, Lot of sports mem. inc. Boston Red Sox bat/exhibit baseball cards etc., Metal fig. boat tbl. frame, 7 ½” stone vase.
GLASS & CHINA: Sgn. Steuben compote & Baccarat crystal snail, Ant. free blown green Dutch onion form bottle 1700-1725, 10 pc. Royal Bavaria hd. ptd. porc. teaset, 30 pc. Wedgwood china set, Stoneware watercooler w/spigot, Pr. porcelain 8” parrots, Pr. of Chinese floral 14” vases, Silv. overlay Lenox teaset, Contemp. 24 ½” mosaic glass charger w/base, Ant. bowl & pitcher, Pr. of ruby Bohemian cut/etch. 3 ring decanters, Ant. Rose Medallion dome cov. teapot, Crocks inc. 1 w/blue dec. & Park & Pollard etc., Paperweights inc. N.E. Lattercino & poinsettia, Colored glass, “Daisy & Button” glass, Cut glass, Staff. platter, Royal Worcester bowls & Copeland Spode coffee pot, Weller pott. vase, Cruets, Cut glass bowls etc., Pattern glass, Flow blue plate “The Temple”, Lot of Oriental export, Heisey dresser jars & plates, Pottery globular form hang. bowl etc., Ikebana bowl, Wedgwood box etc. & ruby stemware etc., Orient. shard rabbit.
PAINTINGS: Collec. of ptgs. by Louis Michel Eilshemius 1864-1941 inc.:( w/c “Mission at ...Calif.” 21 ½”x12 1/2”, W/c “Along the Canal” 12”x8”, W/c “Mt. Shasta-Ca.” 12”x9 ½”, Ink “Not Very Musical” 13”x9’, W/c “Mother & Child” 13”x9”, 4 ink drawings inc. “Why Draw” etc., 2 w/c’s inc. “Boating on the River”, 2 w/c’s”Morn. Penobscot River” etc., Lot 8 sketches & ptgs., W/c “Dryad Resting” 9 ½”x13 ½”, Pencil draw.”Hunt. Party of 6 nudes”, W/c “Water Gap” 1888 19”x13 ¼”, W/c “View of Laurel Hill” 8 ¼”x 6 ¼”, O/wood “Trees Long Isl. Sound” 9 ¾”x 7 ½”, W/c “The Victorian Dress”, 9 ½”x13 ½”, Pencil “Bather:Nude Study” 7 ½”x9 ¼”, W/c “Samoan Girl” 4 ½”x 7 ¼”, W/c “Shelter Isl...N.Y.” 19”x13” & more), Collec. of ptgs. by Vernon George Broe (Am. 1930-2011) inc.: (O/b of children @ shore, 11 ½”x8 ½”, O/b 2 young ladies look. out to sea 13 ½”x10 ½”, O/b 3 sailboats 11 ¼”x 8 ¼”, O/b rocks & sailboats 11 ¼”x8 ¼”, O/b sailboats, W/c lady in sailor suit, O/b sailboat), Other ptgs.: W/c coastal scene sgn. Robert E. Moore A.W.S., Vic. o/c, O/b seascape etc., W/c & pen sgn. Orient. ptg. of shorebird, O/c ferry boat & fisherman, O/c winter scene of boat & man sgn. E.I. McCorvan, Pencil draw. by Ceale Robert (mother of Louis Eilshemius), Ptgs. by Immerzeel inc. o/c landscapes & w/c’s, Lighthouse by B. Palmer, O/m Dutch boats in channel sgn. Barth Nelmetz, O/b Mt. Ypsilon in Rocky Mtns., O/c grapes, Parker Gamages:(O/b of Pemaquid Point 23 ½”x17 ¼” & O/b of 2 masted ship 9 ½”x8 ¾”), O/c seascape of moonlight sgn. R. Lemonnier, Winifred C. Long w/c “Rocks & Fog Coast” Pemaquid, 2 T. Bailey o/c’s of 3 masted sailing ships 19 ½”X15 ½”, Alexander Breede o/c “Monhegan View” 22 ½”x15 ¼”, O/c of trees sgn. Th. Robinson, Ptg. of fish/bread etc. by C.H.L. Huntington, O/b of Old Salt by C.M. Padday (Charles), O/b by Milford L. Bowman of sailboat by island, Rev. ptg. on glass of Geo. Washington attrib. to Prior, Ant. o/c of Owls Head Lighthouse, O/b by N.H. Bowman of 3 masted ship, 3 o/b by Bill Paxton, Elvis on velvet.
PRINTS: Lmtd. ed. “Aspin Grove” sgn. Michael Atkinson, Maxfield Parrish print “Sunrise” 7”x10” & others, Lmtd. ed. “Bus Stop” sgn. Susan Titus, Artist sgn. sleigh print by G. Harvey, Ant. litho. “Battle of the Boyne”, 2 Orient. landscapes 1 sgn. Che Tao, Norman Rockwell prints, Lg. pr. decorator fruit & flower prints, Local Me. map sgn. by artist Ruth R. Lepper & 1 by Ethel B. Fowler 1931 of Booth. Hrb., Giclee print “Disc. of Am....1492”, Lmtd. ed. “Lucky Call” sgn. David Knowlton III, Sgn. engrav. of cathedral & hrb., J.J. Audubon print “Columbian Jay”, N. Currier “The Life of a Fireman”, Ant. print “Surr. Gen. Burgoyne at Saratoga 1777”, “Buckingham Palace”, 6 lmtd. ed. prints sgn. F. Cox & A. Durer etc., Orient. prints of Geisha etc., Maurice Day of Pemaquid Light, “View of Boston in 1848”, Maps inc. 1887 Me., Photo of “Lewis Pavilion” Pem. Beach, Litho. ship “America” 1851, Wyeth print of rocking chr., Sgn. print Wm. F. Cox, Durer print.
STERLING SILVER: Pr. of 3 branch candelabras, 23 pcs. flatware Whiting “Livingston”, 12 pcs. Tiffany & Co. flatware 1911 etc., 24 assort. ster. spoons, Gorham & Towle baby mugs, 2 cups & Wallace dish, Lot w/shell dish/cov. jar/mug etc., Brush & 2 hd. mirrors, 47 t.ozs. of flatware, Lot w/s.&pepper/compote/cig. lighter, 4 s/peppers, 7 forks, 7 spoons, 9 knives, Frame, Candlesticks, Lot w/snuffer/teas strainer etc., Art Nouv. ster. overlay parasol top, Lot w/sugar tongs/sm. ladle etc., 21 tsps. Coin silver: Ant. coin silver bowl w/embossed floral design, Fancy Persian engrav. serv. spoon, Lots of 20-24-15-39 tsps., 24 spoons & forks, 20 pcs. engrav. flatware, Napkin rings & spoons, 21 pcs. flatware, 16 serv. & tbls., 14 serv. spoons etc. S.plated: Fancy teapot w/burner base w/paw feet, 33 pc. flatware set, Pr. fancy Sheffield candlesticks, Gorham bell w/bone handle “Old Florentine Bell”, 28 pcs. flatware w/m.o.p. handles, Carv. sets w/faux antler handles, 6 engrav. fish knives w/ster. bands & 6 knives.
JEWELRY: Gold: 14k brooch w/8 garnets & bar pin w/topaz & pearls, 10k sapphire ring. Sterling: Hatpin, 4 rings inc. ameth. & marcasite etc., 2 charm bracs. w/approx. 33 charms, Lot w/lapis & turq. rings etc., Lot w/tennis racq. pin etc., U.S. coin pins & pend. Other jewelry: Amber pendant, 24” rose qrtz. 10mm bead neck., Costume jewelry, 2 vint. rhinestone “Skeleton” pins. Watches: 14k key wind 13j Tobias Liverpool pock. watch as is, Ladies hunter case g.f. Waltham watch, Mickey Mouse Ingersoll wrist watch, Illinois g.f. o.f. pock. watch.
COINS: Peace & Morgan silv. dollars, 1920 b.u. Me. Centenn. comm. $1/2, 3 Silv. Eagles, B.u. “Stone Mtn.” comm. $1/2, 10 $½’s inc. Barber Head /Walk. Lib.& Kennedy etc., 1925 Lib. quarter, Lg. lot rolled Linc. cents, 1893 Columbian Expo. ½’s, Lot w/1802 lg. cent/Fly. Eagle cents etc., $12.50 face 90% coins, Lg. lots of Lincoln cents inc. Wheats (2 lots of 112 lbs. Wheats, 50lb. lot, 30 lbs. Wheats, Lot w/1909 VDB etc., 240 rolls Wheats & other lg. lots), 2 1968-D coin sets, Seat. Lib. & 3 Barber head quarters, Nickels w/Shield/V & Buff., 40 90% Wash. quarters, Three lots of 3 bxs. of error pennies, Eisenhower $’s, Indian Head cents, Unc. roll Wash. $’s, Jeff. & War time nickels, $2.75 90%, Tokens, 26 pewter tokens, St. Pats. day .999comm. medal, “Coin sets All Nations”, .999 Wyoming medallion, 14 pc. S. B. Anthony album.
Foreign: 32 comms. “Royal Thai Mint”, Albums of Euro., Albums of S. Am./Mexico/Costa Rica/African/Lots of Canadian in albums etc. inc. silver etc., Lg. lots of foreign. Paper currency: 1773 Penn. 20 Shillings & $20 Farmer’s Bank of Kentucky, 1899 lg. $1 silv. cert., U.S. fractional pcs., Sears & Roebuck checks, $5 Hawaii, Silv. certs., Colored seals, Red seal bills inc. silv. certificates etc., Confederate $100. & $20. STAMPS: Album President’s First Day Cover collec. Wash. to Reagan.
ORIENTAL RUGS: Herez rugs: ( 8’3x10’3, 8’10x12’1, 7’10x9’9, 3’x5’x2’x4’, 2’5x7’10), Persians: (6’11x8’8, Tribal 4’7x9’4, 3’6x10’2, 2’11x5’1, 4’x6’1), Pers. Hamadans 7’x10’4 & 4’1x6’5, Room size w/floral pattern, Bokhara 6’3x9’3, Pers. Kashan 9’2x12’5, Caucasian 3’7x4’9, Tibetan 2’7x5’6, Kelim 8’2x10’, Fine Bidjar 6’x9’1, Kelim Yeti 3’x4’8, 2’7x6’9, 3’3x4’7, 2’10x10’1, 6’8x6’8, 2’10x4’11, 2’7x16’8, Saddle bags 2’x3’11, 2’3x16’9, 4’10x6’5, 2’5x11’7, 2’7x5’11, 3’x5’2, 1’8x3’. Other rugs: Vint. & ant. floral hooked floral hooked 33 ½”x22 ¼”, Orient. styles: (5’3x7’5, 4’10x6’8, 2’x4’10, 5’x7’6, 2’x3’, 4’7x6’6, 2’4x7’10). Vint. cottage hooked 2’x2’10, Daghestan prayer 3’6x4’3.
MODERN FURNISHINGS: Wicker settee/2 rockers & coffee tbl., Oak pedestal tbl. w/2 leaves, Assembled set of 6 Knuckle arm Windsor chrs., Harden cherry coffee tbl. w/dwrs., Wicker desk & chr., 5 maple chrs. w/uph. seats, Maple bench, Shaker Workshop mirror, Pine step-back cupboard, Ptd. 4 dwr. chest, Ptd. single bank desk, Lunx stainless gas grill, Wicker 4 tier shelf, Uph. stop bench, Lift top storage box, Blue coffee tbl., 2 tier stand, D/l stand, Tan marseille spread & shams, Upright vac..
MUSICAL: Kay acoustic guitar, Two inlaid lift top Italian music box stands.
OTHER ITEMS OF INTEREST: Leaded glass window 28”x28”, Vint. 19” carv./ptd. mounted fish prob. by Phillipe Sorois, Oak wall phone, Ant. floor mod. photographic viewer w/slides, Ant. Ford radiator hood gauge, Cameras inc. Pentax w/5 lenses etc., Ant. factory shoe rack, Vint. wood thermometers & 1931 N.Y. lic. plates etc., Keystone projector, Ant. carv. oak 6’ plaque “Schwaebischer...Brooklyn”, Box of assort. vint. gauges, T-Rex skeleton head model, Signs inc.:( “Monhegan”, ”Bed & Breakfast” 6’ x6”, “Boston Post Rd.” etc.).
LAMPS: Ant. roll top adv. tin “Cassia” made into lamp, Oil lamps inc.:(Ant. pr. cobalt blue w/drape design, Columned w/marble base etc., Opalescent swirl shade lamp, Tbl. lamps inc. crystal & porcelain, Desk lamp w/frosted shade, Blue oil lamp w/hearts, Iron hog scraper c/sticks w/brass rings, Brass student lamp w/milk glass shade, Brass wall sconces w/sun faces.
CLOCKS: Ant. oak Seth Thomas school house regulator clock, English Parliament clock case.
BOOKS: Lg. book N.Y. Times 1940, 4 bios. on Louis M. Eilshemius, Circa. 1911 mags. inc. “Liberty” etc., 2 vols. “N. Am. Indians” by Catlin, Children’s.
TOOLS: Stanley 45 combined plow/beading plane w/blades, Stanley #6 plane, Toro lawn mower, Ant. froe & wood clamp, Two 40 pc. tap & die sets, Parallel rules.
WEAPONS: Remington mod. 81 “The Woodmaster” 32 rem cal. semi auto. rifle w/scope, Replica blk. powder Blunderbuss w/patch box, Swords & Knives: Japanese Samurai sword w/scabbard, Tub of knives/corkscrews etc. inc. Buck & Leatherman etc., Lodge sword, Lot of knives w/Buck/Schrade/Old Timer etc.
NAUTICAL: Ant. brass Negus pat. log taffrail log, 8 pc. ant. bamboo fly rod, Vint. brass ship’s bell & iron ship bookends, 24” vint. sailboat model, Dbl. port/star. ships lantern & a running lantern, 22” working pond boat, 40”l. Mississippi River boat model, Sm. cased ship model of “Gertrude Thebaud”, 5 ant. Me. pot buoys, Me. clam hod w/folky seagull plaq. & glass fish floats etc., Triple ships lantern red/clear/blue, 3 shell work pcs. inc. box & anchor wall hang. etc., Me. ½ hull, Bone scrimshawed memorial stay, Old Town canoe board.
CHILDREN’S: Tin crank “Toyville Merry-Go-Round” toy, Iron “Bank” still bank, Ant. child’s Hitchcock chr., Dollhouse furn., 2 vint. cap guns, Oak toy boxes inc.wooden w/nautical dec., Jar of marbles, Ant. sled “Hustler”, Vint. school desk, Games, Vint. school desk.
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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