ANTIQUE ESTATES AUCTION

Evening Auction, Thurs., May 31, 2018

Under tent at 4:00 p.m. & inside at 5:00 p.m.

At Foster’s Auction Gallery, 811 U.S. Rt. 1, Newcastle, Me.


Preview Weds., May 30, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. & day of sale 9:00 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. Note: This auction includes items from homes & estates in: Harpswell, Woolwich, Edgecomb & Newcastle, Me., together with selected additions. Hope to see you there!

EARLY FURNITURE: Sheraton l dwr. stand, Empire d/l ped. base tbl., Chipp. mahg. d/l swing leg tbl., 2 banister back chrs. w/sausage turnings, Sheraton mahg. deck top cookie corner bureau w/Sandwich glass pulls, Chipp. rush seat armchr., Empire tambour roll mahg. stand, Pine lift top hutch tbl. w/cut out ends, Hepp. pine tapered leg lift top desk, Cherry Chipp. slant lid bracket base desk w/grad. dwrs., Federal mirror, Cookie corner Sheraton sewing stand, Mirror w/brass rosettes, Grain dec./stenc. rocker, Pine cobblers bench, 2 ant. Shaker chrs.,

VICTORIAN FURN.: Oak kitchen dry sink cabinet w/pull out work tbl., Refin. oak dbl. bank roll top desks, Rd. oak ped. base claw foot dining tbl. w/2 leaves & 2 chrs., Oak pressed back rocker & folding highchr., Pine 3 & 4 dwr. bureaus inc. grain dec., Rd. walnut ped. base dining tbl., Mahg. d/l tbl. w/lyre ends, Oak 4 dwr. file cab., Vic. oval walnut parlor stand, Walnut cradle, Rd. oak ped. base tbl., Vic. oak adj. armchrs., Pr. oak armchrs., Morris chr., Pink marble shelf w/brackets, Vic. 5 tier walnut whatnot shelf, Oak mirror w/ptd. landscape, Oak framed bubble glass pc., 1 dwr. grain dec. stand, Walnut lounge, Oak teacart, Orient. marble top pawfoot stand, Mahg. lift top box, Walnut parlor chrs., Walnut tilt top tbl., Commodes inc. grain ptd., Flat tops & ½ trunks, Wicker fernery, Pine 4 drw. spool front bureaus & others, Accordion hat rack w/mirror, Pine commode, Oak highchr., Nice dome top trunk.

CUSTOM, VINT. & MID CENT.: Cast iron patio tbl. & 2 chrs., Mid. cent. Drexel:(Hutch w/light up sliding glass top, Dining tbl. w/2 leaves & 6 chrs.), Mid Cent. 9 dwr. bureau by Lane, Rd. mahg. stand, Mahg. finish glass door bookcase, Bar Hrb. wicker settee & 2 chrs. & chaise lounge, Hepp. mahg. d/l dining tbl. & 2 chrs., Renaissance style fancy carv. oak corner cab., Cedar chest, Set of 4 shield back chrs., 4 bow back chrs., Uph. top stool, Adj. candle lamp/stand, Mahg. sofa tbl., Mahg. mag. rack, Mahg. Chipp. mirror, Walnut stand. coat rack, Smoking stand, Rattan Morris chr., Nest 2 teakwood stands, Mahg. d/l 2 dwr. stand, Oak writing chr., Rustic log folk art chr., Cedar blanket chest, Carv. oak stretcher base stand.

ACCESSORIES: Celestron 25x100 Skymaster astronomy binoculars w/tripod, Ant. Port. Me. butter churn w/stenc. cow #1, Ant. floor keg butter churn w/window, L.L. Bean wool Hudson Bay blanket, Ant. brass bedwarmer, Ant. oak game board w/marbles inc. ant. swirl, Wooden bowl in blue, Shaker brush, Copper & brass inc. d/t teapot/pitcher etc., Mahg. knife box, Corn bread pans inc. Griswold #262/#11/#22, Pine 6 dwr. apothecary chest w/numbers, Oak splint basket & pantry box, Agate geode bookends, Collec. adv. cigar bxs. inc. d/t mahg./glass top etc., Iron bell “Yolke 62”, Pine slide top box, Tinware & iron inc. ice cream scoops/sifters etc., Glass top serv. tray, Butter mold & chopper etc., Canes inc. Buddha face etc., Mirrored jewel. box/vanity tray & frame, Inlaid boxed chess/checkers set, Ant. brass bedwarmer, Yarn winder, Ant. cider press, Ant. carv. Coromandel screen w/birds in tree, Fancy brass desk set w/inkwell etc., Pierced tin candle lamp & tole flask, Iron revolv. garment wall rack, Brass fire hose nozzles & spittoon, Carv. marble sculpture of woman, Vint. Capts. liquor box by Red Circle, Bakelite napkin rings, Rev. ptd. snuff bottles & bone Inro, Vint. fur coat, Brass fire fan, Arts & Crafts tin wood box, Fancy wr. iron hang. planter, Brass ball & claw foot andirons, Brass fire tools, Penn. dec. flax wheel, French tapestry w/dancing ladies, Hd. carv./ptd. cane w/eagle/Indian etc., Wood mortar & pestle, Binoculars inc. Tasco & Frost etc., 2 carv. birds by Dolly Brown, Tole tray w/bird, Orient. lot w/jade lamp finial/stone tree etc., Blk. cat whirly-gig by Lecroix, Vint. Stetson hat, Cow skull w/horns, Copper boiler, Shell carv. mahg. wall shelf/coat rack, Tin box w/ptd. Pharaoh, Ant. coffee mill, Gooseneck copper kettle, 6 African carvs. inc. busts/knife etc., Penguin cocktail shaker, Folk art cloth cow, Pr. fancy mahg. carv. wall shelves w/shell motif, Iron garden bird bath, Bone carv./scrimmed cat top box ,Quilts, Ironware, Wh. iron wall rack w/5 #’d hooks, Singer treadle sew. mach., Bleeder, Pens, Mini. carv. jade Tang dynasty horse, 12 alabaster candle holders. DECOYS: Over 39 inc. L.L. Bean cork Magnum ducks & vint. ducks etc., Wooden goose, Bufflehead decoy sgn. Alton Wallace, Cork Canadian geese etc. , Carv./ptd. duck decoy on shot gun shell stand sgn., Carv. swan, Eider sgn. Longley.

GLASS & CHINA: Flow blue: (2 platters inc. “Vermont”, 8 c/saucers “Montana” etc., Washbowl & pitcher, Plates inc. “Temple”, States plate, Bowls etc.), Lg. assemb. set of Haviland china, 26 pcs. of crystal stemware, Ant. Imari cane holder w/dragon, 19 ½” Orient. temple vase w/Foo lion heads, Lg. set of Haviland Limoges china w/serv. pcs., 9 Sabino & R. Lalique animals & birds etc., Bl./wh. Staff. platter, 12 ½” sgn. Weller vase, Anderson Pott. seals & vase, Bl. dec. Utica jug & Bangor crock, 20” hd. made pott. Bulgarian charger, 2 pottery grotesque face jugs sgn. Yardbird, Cranberry basket/Jack-in-Pulpit vase, 7 Wedgwood scenic souvenir plates, Collec. of Hummels & Goebels inc. 1948 Goose boy, Br. transfer washbowl & pitcher, Part. set Spodes “Camilla” w/teapot etc., Waterford crystal center bowl, 2 Orient. vases w/fig. & dragon, 3 glass heads, 1953 Wedgwood Coronation c/sugar, Art glass octopus, Partial sets of Spode & Limoges, Contemp. Art glass bowl/vases/shell dish etc., Lot early china inc. lg. dk. blue hist. Staff. bowl etc., China cups & saucers, China man in boat, Canton china, Banded mix. bowls, Collec. of blown glass & china paperweights, Colored glass inc. blue coin spot sugar shaker etc., Pattern glass, Crystal center bowl & ice bucket, Ant. bl./wh. cov. tureen & platters, 6 gal. 2 tone crock, Sgn. art glass vase by Nicolas Morin etc.

PAINTINGS: Landscape by Geo. H. Flavelle, W/c of loons sgn. Tudor, Lg. Lee Reynolds Burr o/c of scarecrow in field & O/c floral, O/b of bell tower sgn. Philips No 1, Sketch of girl by Alexander Helwig Wyant, O/c abstract by Ray Leight.

PRINTS: Portfolio “The Christmas Drawings of Thos. Nast”, 1799 hd. colored bird print, Engrav. Duchess of Devenshire, “Unknown Destiny” sgn. M. Isai print, Repro. 1610 map Yorkshire, 2 sailboat silhouette pics., 5 Franklin Mint ship prints, Seascape in tiger oak frame, Marblehead Hrb., Frames & more.

SILVER: Sterling & Coin: Ant. Eng. snuff box, P. Revere bowl, Eng. cig. case/flask/frame, Spoons, Coin spoons, Lot w/forks/spoons & c/stick etc., Carv. set etc., Lot w/compote etc., 4 c/sticks. Silver plated: Lg. flatware set, Flask & more.

JEWELRY: Gold: Fine 14k cameo pin/pend. of lady w/flower, 14k ruby ring, 14k opal & dia. ring, 14k opal & pearl ring, 14k jadeite & pearl ring, 14k opal/moonstone ring, 14k ruby ring, 14k moonstone ring, 9k tie clip etc., As is Vic. 14k & 10k jewelry, 7 tietacks inc. 14k w/horseshoe /Dia./Dog/Horse etc. Sterling: Taxco Mex. sgn. D’Molina African animal pin, Lot w/bunny sweater guard etc., Lady golfer pin, Rosary w/bell shaped beads, Articulated frog pend. sgn. Peretti & Tiffany & Co., Mex. link neck. & brac. w/hearts, Turq. ring w/blue topaz, Mex. frog pin TM-12, Labradorite & peridot neck., Ameth. ring, Cross w/11 amethysts, Bracelets w/flying birds, Larimar & bl. topaz earrings, Garnet pendant, Bangle sgn. CH, Seahorse pin w/lapis, Lot 14 rings in heart & rose designs etc., Brac. w/7 amethysts, Garnet brac., Brac. w/15 malachites, Neck. w/labradorite, Lg. vermeil leaf pin w/stones, Emerald ring, Rainbow moonstone rings & pend., Swinging cat neck., Ring w/garnets/ameth. etc., Ring w/CZ heart stones, Larimar ring, 13 rings inc. malachite & onyx etc., Peridot rings, 9 pr. earrings & lipstick case, 4 pins inc. puppy & bird etc., 4 pins inc. penguin & dogwood etc. Other jewelry: 15” pearl neck., Carv. bone Inro w/turtles, Tribal strand agate beads, Lg. tribal cuff brac. w/lapis, 31” garnet bead neck., Garnet bead rope neck., Lg. jade disk pendant, Costume, Carv. box pend. w/turtles. Watches: Box lot inc. 21j. Technos wrist etc., Carv. carnelian ant. watch fob seal, Hunter case coin silv. Elgin pock, 2 vint. wrist watches, Military buttons .

COINS: 1 oz. .999 silv. Am. Eagles: (Lot of 20, ), 21.00 face 90% ½ $’s, 11.50 40% Kenn. ½’s, 61 pc. lot inc. 1803 & ’17 lg. cents/Columbian Expo. $1/2 etc., 6 Peace $’s, Box foreign coins & paper money, 9 c.u. consec. #’d 1957-B silv. certs., 1776 United Colonies $6 note/1864 $50 Confederate & 1863 15¢ frac., 4 pc. Firefighter silv. medal etc., Nickels inc. “V”/Shield etc., Bronze medal “Comm. Louisiana Purch. Expo.”, $3 Kennedy ½’s 40%, Lot w/1875 6 pence & 1846 shilling etc., Columbian Expo. ½’s etc., $50 Confederate note etc., 14 comm. coins inc. T. Jeff. 250th Ann. silv. $ etc., Mint & proof sets, Estate foreign lot w/early/silver etc., Cent lot w/steel/wheat/unc. etc. STAMPS: Estate collec. w/”Coronet” book Royal Wedding etc..

RUGS: Orientals: 10’9x14’6 w/ivory field, Ant. Bachtiari 11’9x16’, Chinese sculptured wool 8’11x11’9, Persians:( 4’8x 10’9, 5’3x11’, 4’2x10’2,3’5x5’3, 4’11x7’3, 1’10x2’8, 2’5x8’), Herez 4’x6’ & 2’1x4’2, 3’x5’, Animal designs 2’11x3’5 & 3’5x4’8, 1’8x2’11, Scatters. Other rugs: Room size hooked rug, Oriental wool w/chain stitch dec. 2’6x12’10, Wool 3’7x5’7, Hooked w/Penn. pinwheel etc., Grey wool carpet 5’7x7’5, Wool hooked with diamond pattern 5’x7’, Wool ivory rug 4’8x6’6.

MODERN FURNISHINGS: Burl walnut 3 dwr. flat top desk by Century, Rd. glass top wicker tbl. & 4 chrs., Metal fold. 3 tier shelf, Bench made pine corner cab. w/open top, Rd. green marble top stand, Century camel back sofa, 2 new metal lime lawn chrs., Insignia tv, Mahg. d/l 1 dwr. Hepp. stand, l door cabinet, Ped. base red top dining tbl., 1 dwr. cottage stand w/matchboard design, Pine window mirror, 2 oak end stands, Pedestal, 2 floral ptd. stands, Maple dbl. bank desk, Mahg. china cab., Floral mahg. shelf, Glass top end tbl., Rolled arm wicker chr. & footstool.

MUSICAL: Ant. tuba by J. Higham, Ant. French/Eng. horn by Cleveland, Buescher & Ambassador mod. 38 trombones, Ludwig snare drums, “York Artist” French horn, Common Wealth trumpet, Elkhart trumpets, Ant. tuba by Stowaser J. Budapest, Bach mod. 37 trumpet, Concertone accordion & Bundy clarinet, Stella mandolin & banjo mandolin.

OTHER ITEMS OF INTEREST: Fancy cast iron 2 section fence & gate 150” long, Lg. wr. iron garden arbor, Sentry safe, Lot cameras inc. Olympus Om-Z etc., Porc. enam. adv. sign “Buffalo Bill Cody’s...”, Lg. heavy pott. garden fountain, Ant. oak hd. crank West. Elec. wall phone, Fancy wr. iron stand. dbl. bird cage, 24” & 26” iron egrets, Ant. “Sun Sculpture” stereo viewer w/51 cards, Carv. mahg. “Private Road” sign & others, 83” leaf motif garden wind spinner, Carousel horse, Vint. copper fire exting., 2 concrete Foo lions, Metal garden armillary, Fancy pr. of curly wire garden plant stands, Fold. easel, 4 vintage typewriters, Bolts nice fabric, Ant. iron Yale safe, Earthenware scalloped chimney topper, Carv./ptd. “The Anglers Arms” sign w/fish, Angel wing shutters, Ant. sled, Iron hang. bird cage, Lg. decorative plaq. w/lady, Set of 2 iron hang. planters, Fancy iron garden armillary, Wood/iron horse whirligig, “Dietz Lanterns” sign, Cameras inc. Autographic, Iron rotating store write on sign, Writeable chalk sign w/cow, 3 section fold. iron planter, 32” tin & iron windmill, 42” fancy stand. iron store welcome sign, Copper garden swan & cane, Polished amethyst stones, Artist’s supplies inc. paint/canvas/box etc.

LAMPS: Ant. caramel slag glass panel lamp, Vic. fancy Gone With Wind lamp, Brass beehive push-up c/sticks, Pr. of marble & bronze girandoles, “Solar” marble/brass lamp w/cut dec. glass shade, Dietz “Eureka” auto lamp & “Autolite” lantern, Fluid lamp, Lg. copper base floral lamp, Iron lamp bracket, Satsuma tbl. lamp, Ant. metal lamp base, Leaded glass hang. lamp, Mid cent. wood/pott. tbl. lamp, Oil lamps, L.V.R.R. lantern, Brass desk & others.

CLOCKS: Mahg. & glass Howard Miller tall clock, ½ column shelf clock by D.N. & R. Day w/rev. ptg., Ant. Seth Thomas rosewood w/alarm, Sgn. Waterford crystal tbl. clock, Ant. brass Waterbury carriage clock, New Haven Empire shelf, New Haven oak wall clock, Enam. “Bell System” wall clock, Vic. woman topper, Cuckoo clock, Forestville Empire shelf clock, Nickel plated S. Thomas clock, Elec. “Jello Clock”, Mod. calendar clock etc.

BOOKS: Box lot w/”Lore of Ships” & “Birds of Am.” etc., 2 ant. lg. leather bound bibles.

TOOLS: Ant. plane, Elec. fan, Adj. calipers 41” &31”, Tiger 1 ton chain falls, Ant. ox yoke, Harmon rosewood level, Stanley No. 13 rule.

WEAPONS: Guns: F.I.E. Italy Titan 25 semi auto pistol, Norinco mod. 54-1 semi auto. pistol, Repro. Tower flintlock pistol & 2 powder flasks, Rossi mod. R971 .357 mag. revolv. w/ammo., Ant. dbl. barr. percuss. cap shotgun, Iver Johnson “Defender” .30 cal. revol., Winchester mod. 57 .22 cal. b.a.rifle, Savage mod. 93R17 bolt act. rifle, Taurus 357 Magnum revolver, “Airforce” mod. R0401 air rifle, E.I..G. Derringer .22 cal. pistol, BB pistol, Benj. Titan .22 cal. air rifle, Ant. dbl. barr. cap shotgun “London Twist”, Gun cases. Swords & Knives: L.L. Bean stag handle knife & a Western knife, Pock. knives by Camillus etc., Bollocks dagger, Hunt. knife, Bone hand. skinning knife.

NAUTICAL: Ant. ship’s hatch cover tbl., Brass nautical motif fireplace back, Biederman cased sextant, Wooden box compass w/inlaid Mariner’s star, Sm. galva. anchor, 52” hd. carv. “Old Salt” Lobster fisherman, Ant. binnacle w/sliding windows & brass lantern,Vint. copper whale weathervane, Brass ships search light, L.L. Bean birdseye maple fish. net, Nylon rope, Vint. Nantucket style purse w/whale, Wood lobster trap coffee tbl., 3 long oars, Lot w/guest buoy light/anchor light, Ship’s stern board etc.

CHILDREN’S: Ant. child’s Paris manf. wheelbarrow, Vic. wicker & oak rocker, Ant. red ptd. wooden push sled, Vint. pedal tractor, Ant. oak stroller w/stenciled dec., Iron elephant bank, Hubley”Giro Plane”, Ant. auto. pull toy, Vint. compo. toy soldiers, Ant. croquet set, Child’s Singer sew. mach., Child’s Navy shirt/hat & slicker etc., Repro. wicker stroller, Vint. dolls, Toy soldiers, Old school desk, 1930’s stroller and more.





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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 15% 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

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