ANTIQUE ESTATES AUCTION
Evening Auction, Thurs., June 28, 2018
Under tent at 4:00 p.m. & inside auction at 5:00 p.m.
At Foster’s Auction Gallery, 811 R.S. Rt. 1, Newcastle, Me.
Preview Weds., June 27, 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: Edgecomb, Newcastle & Damariscotta, Me., together with selected additions. Hope to see you there!!
EARLY FURNITURE: Oval top tap tbl., D/t paint dec. Immigrants chest, 6 board d/t seachest, Sheraton l dwr. stand in red, Chipp. mahg. side chr. w/ball & claw feet, Pr. of Chipp. chrs., Hepp. l dwr. tapered leg stand, Maple snake foot candle stand, Milking stool, Pine dome top box, Mahg. fold top ped. base card tbl., Mahg. 2 dwr. sew. stand w/carv. legs, Prim. child’s barrel rocker in old paint, Wagon seat in old red, Chipp. mahg. mirror w/string inlay, Q. Anne vase back chr., Mahg. Hepp. side chr. w/heart back, Empire deck top 6 dwr. bureau, Grain dec. mirror, Federal gilt mirror w/ball drops, Milking stools in old paint. VICTORIAN FURN.: Fine Swiss dbl. blind door mahg. wardrobe, Oak North Wind face chrs. inc. pawfoot, French marble top stand w/brass gallery, Fancy gilt mirror w/acorn & oak leaf, Dome top & steamer trunks, Reeded leg parlor chr., Mahg. parlor stand, Pr. hip hugger chrs., Golden oak bev. glass mirror, Oval walnut mirror, Wicker hamper. CUSTOM & VINT. FURN.: Mahg. Hepp. sideboard w/satinwood & fan inlay, Orient. design bureau by Coffey, Bench made paneled cupboard circa. 1926, Birdseye maple rocker, Pr. blind door stands w/bamboo accents, Mahg. stand, Pr. heavy oak brace-back armchrs., Mahg. 4 dwr. bowfront bureau, Mid Cent. chrs. by Taylor, Lg. 3 door French style floral ptd. cab. w/shelves, Mahg. carv. urn/swag mirror, Pr. Fischel bentwood chrs., Mahg. hang. curio cab.,Chrome/leather mag. rack, Mahg. serpentine front 3 dwr. bureau, Mahg. inlaid stand, Sgn. Reneson “Neighbors Field”, M. Washington sew. stand, Mahg. piecrust top stand, Blue wicker sofa, Mahg. fold top card tbl., Phyfe style d/l tbl., Pr. Q. Anne uph. open armchrs.
ACCESSORIES: Ant. bl./wh. Linsey Woolsey coverlet, Vint. iron fernery, 21”h. mahg. 4 dwr. glass dbl. door cab., Cast iron sunflower bird bath w/bird, L.L. Bean appliquéd quilt, Turq. ptd. iron bird cage, Lg. ptd. cast iron pig bank,3 brass/iron clock spit jacks, Coffee grinder in old red, Cast iron: (Rooster doorstop, Pr. shelf brackets w/birds, Pr. fig. fish wall racks, 5 arm fold. wall coat rack, Star doorstop, “Moose Crossing” sign, Hang. of Bacchus, Fancy mag. rack), Tole tray w/ship “Plymouth of New Bedford”, Ant. brass/iron horse haines w/hearts, Old brass eagle, Brass compass/tape measure, 8 sec. tin seed carrier, Brass/iron dbl. goffering iron, 2 vint. watering cans, Sgn. Eskimo stone Polar bear, Blown mercury glass cane, Walk. stick w/bone carv. skull, Crocheted bedspreads, Figural rabbit string holder, Brass/chrome horse doorstop, Enterprise tobacco cutter, Firkins in green & blk., Hd. carv. 13 dwr. apothecary chest, Iron Scotty dog doorstop & book, Tartanware box etc., Vint. lot w/iron apple doorstop/”Benny-The-Baker” pie bird etc., Ant. fig. lady iron andirons, Quilts inc. Pinwheel, Penny rug, Iron treadle sew. mach. base, Ant. brass pail/copper ewer etc., Ant. coverlets inc.sgn. M. Fennel for Myers, 2 ant. brass birdcages & others, M.o.p. obelisks, Brass pails inc. Ansonia, Country store cov. barrel in old paint, Ant. rosewood inlaid box & mahg. tea caddy, 12 wooden carv. decoys, Rocking butter churn in old red, M.o.pearl opera glasses, Brass cannon ball andirons, Rolling pins/metal candy molds inc. bunny etc., Early staved oak peat bucket, Linens, Fireplace tools, Iron triple branch planter, Copper & brassware, Carv./inlaid tray, Vint. postcards etc., Sitting eggs & wire holders etc., Balance scales inc. Harvard, Dog bookends, Bulldog page turner etc., 3 old postcard albums w/scenic/greetings etc., Sleigh bells on leather, Firkin, Lot w/yarn winder/butter stamp etc., Rosewood lap desk, Lg. dec. tole water pitcher, Floral carv. mahg. wall shelf, Inlaid pic. of Shepard, Nat’l. Biscuit tin w/glass window, Iron trivets, Globe on mahg. stand, Brass c/sticks & chrome Deco kick plates etc., Bronze warrior fig., 5 brass bells inc. dragon & lady etc., Collec. of vint. horse brasses, Ant. ice skates, Sleigh robe, Oval carv. fossil tray, 10 gal. crocks, Fancy ant. Singer sew. mach., Sampler dated 1830, Am. flag, Decoys inc. Me inset head & sgn. ZR etc., Poker chips, Carv. cat sgn. Jean Claude, Galv. “Winder”, Flemish tapestry, Old canvas/metal water wheel part.
GLASS & CHINA: Art Nouv. floral Haviland Limoges set w/cov. tureen etc., 5 pcs. cut glass inc. rose bowl etc., Hd. blown art glass shell, Orient. bl./yell. umbrella stand, Blown glass green frog, Set of Copeland Spode “Billingsley Rose” china, Hummels inc. pr. 1936 lamps w/boy & girl up tree etc., Waterford crystal bowl, Pink glass cov. nut dish w/squirrel, 7 ½” Roseville “Apple Blossom” vase, Orient. lot w/Peking glass tree in celadon planter etc., 21 pcs. Carnival glass inc. compote/bowls etc./5 sgn. Northwood, Waterford bowl/vase/goblet, Staff. compote “Western Star”, Set of “Franconia Hawthorn” china, 15” Jap. Imari bowl, Flint glass cov. compote & Libbey cut celery etc., Pink Depress. glass, Staff. fig. of man on horse, Ruby flash glass souv. pcs., Lg. ant. wicker wrapped demi-john bottle, Sheepscott pott. 11 ½” vase & lamp etc., Copper lustre pitcher etc., Yellow ware milk & mix. bowls, Deco ashtray, “God Speed the Plow” plate etc., 6 gal. crock, Pr. bl.&wh. Orient. vases, 12 bone china cups/saucers inc. Shelley/Royal Albert etc., Sgn. nude pott. fig., Pots & jugs inc. redware, Doulton stoneware footwarmer, Platters “Etruscan Vases”, Indian pottery inc. Acoma & coil baskets, Bl. dec. stoneware crock, Bl. Willow platters inc. 17 ½”`, Ironstone platter “Moss Rose”, Art pott. inc. Tenmoko vase/pcs. by Sylvia etc., Sevres plates, Majolica planter, Hd. ptd. porc. plaque of cherub kissing woman, Ironstone tureen, Milk bottles & carrier, Swasey crock, “Christmas” dish set & other sets, Chinese porc. 9 sec. dish & export plates.
PAINTINGS: Lg. Orient. scroll ptg. of Royal family 7’5x3’6, Sgn. o/c of work horses, O/b of landscape sgn. M. Schmidt 1923, O/b of village by river, Francis Vreeland w/c mother & children, 4 orig. Maurice Day w/c ptgs. w/chipmunk/dog/bear etc. & 7 animal prints, Pr. of mini. ladies portraits in fancy Boule frames, W/c of clam digger by William Cruger, O/b of woman by river & millhouse, 5 drawings & ptgs. by Dilvo Lotti, Sgn. print by Andre Blanchet w/hd.ptg. continued into the mat, Ant. sgn. o/c of village by lake, Portfolio of art by Camee/Camille Davidson, O/b of birches, Rogers family genealogy, 3 sec. ptg. of sailing ships, Ant. o/b of road & house, W/c of family fishing at shore, O/c of forest steam, O/c seascape w/ship, W/c “First Cove” by Lydia Sparrow, O/wood of chickens, O/c of cathedral by Selma Van Praag Lee, O/b of boats at dock sgn. J. Waterman, O/c of man herding sheep, W/c landscape w/waterfall. PRINTS: Sgn. print “Raptors Watch” by Stephen Lyman, 22 prints inc. military etc., Indian prints, M.o.p. dec. frames, “The Soldier” by Hodler, 2 Aqudo Clara ink draw., “Wentworth by the Sea”, Botanical prints, French portfolio of military uniform prints, Farm animals pushing kittens in stroller, Orient. hang. scroll, Sgn. Barbara Prey “Island Keepers”, Play adv. “The Old Homestead”, 1764 etch. boy reading.
SILVER: Sterling & coin: 32 pc. Towle ster. flatware “Old Lace”, Flask, 4 fold. fruit knives, .950 silv. fig. Chinese junk, Embossed cherub vase, Compote. Silver plated: Flatware set w/serv. pcs., 8 figural bottle stoppers inc. sailor & Santa, Pr. cased serv. spoons, Basket, Teapot etc., Tray/serv. dish etc..
JEWELRY: Gold: Orient. jade disk pendant in 14k, 14k brac. w/3 diamonds, 1/5 ct. diamond ring,2 14k necks., 14k thimble, 18k filigree ring, 10k 3 garnet ring. Sterling jewelry: Mex. 28” heavy dbl. bead neck., Brac. w/7 cabo. amethysts, Mex. TD-4 neck. w/cubic zircon, Lot w/brac. & fish pin etc., Mex. ameth. pin, 10 stone onyx brac., Indian bear paw bolo w/jasper, .950 Mex. frog pin, Heavy Italian rd. pend. neck., 5 drop Siam Niello neck., Cat pin by Far Fetcher, Bright cut brac., Neck. w/2 cats, J.H.T. Mex. turq. cuff brac., 17 pcs. of ster. & 10k jew. inc. garnet cross/Dolphin etc.,Citrine/bl. topaz earrs., Bangle & cuff bracs., Necks. w/bl. topaz etc., Hoop earrs. w/stones & others, Bands w/zircons, Amore & Baci ster. & glass beads. Other jewelry: 26” strand of jade beads, Lot of stones inc. tourmaline/ameth. etc., Vic. swivel top pearl hatpin, Grad. set coral beads etc. Watches: Swiss Army watch.
COINS: 283 Roosevelt dimes, 226 Mercury dimes, Peace $’s, 1922, Morgan silv. $’s inc. 1921-O etc., $38 face 26 bills inc. Red Seal & Silv. Certs. etc., 2 mini. $20 14k gold pcs., $10 face 90% $½’s & $1/4’s, Lot cents & nickels inc. Buffalo & Wheat etc., Silv. Eagles .999 1 t.oz. silv., 21 40% Kenn. $1/2’s, 5 pc. “Am. Obsolete Collec.”, $7.20/$21./$10.30/7.10 face 90% silv. U.S., Lot U.S./foreign, Type coins inc. Ind. cents, 1857 ½ dime/1835 dime etc., 14 Comm. U.S. notes for 1998 Numismatic show, 1984 Olympiad silv.$, Lot foreign & 2 U.S. lg. cents, 10 Ike $’s, Lots 15 & 7 proof sets, 8 90% Wash. $1/2’s, Ster. Me. comm. & more...
STAMPS: Album of 200 unused U.S. stamps inc. plate blocks etc., 20 mint sheets Turkmenistan stamps w/Clinton & Pres. Saparmurad.
ORIENTAL RUGS: Semi ant. 5’1x10’1, 5’4x9’6, 2’9x9’8, 2’3x2’8, 5’10x9’, Herez 2’6x4’2, Persian 2’x2’8, Kelim 2’5x6’9, 2’5x8’10, Pers./Ham. 3’2x4’6, Persian Keshan 2’3x4’10, Sarouk 1’11x2’2. OTHER RUGS: Carpet 6’8x10’12, Rd. floral hooked 7’5, 8’2 dia. braided rug, Hooked pinwheel rug & 1 w/sailing ship & lighthouse, Rug pillows.
MODERN FURN. ETC.: 6’ pine d/l harvest tbl., 3’h. mahg. a-frame grad. 5 dwr. bracket base chest, Dbl. blind door 1 dwr. cab., Oak/pine display shelf, Pine 4 dwr. bureau, Set 6 Q. Anne dining chrs. by Straton, Oval Q. Anne dining tbl. w/3 leaves, D/t blanket box, Lane cedar chest, D/l coffee tbl., Brass base glass top coffee tbl. & stand, Maple rocker, Like new portable air conditioner.
MUSICAL: E.M. Winston 455LX saxophone, Ant. brass phono. horn, Honer accordion, Brass Bach trumpet, Ant. wood/tile musical trivet, Lg. collec. of sheet music.
OTHER ITEMS OF INTEREST: Rare basket making table poss. for Nantucket baskets, Metal cow silhouette ptd. sign “Old Farmers Meat & Groceries....”, Iron rooster weathervane, 39”h. tavern sign w/ptd. Sailor “The Great John Martin....”, Egg shaped metal sign “Farm Fresh Eggs .25¢”, Metal garden armillary in paint dec., Vint. leaded glass window, Metal ptd. sign “Honey For Sale” w/bee, 17”x27” fancy grate w/bear, Lg. vint. ptd. birdhouse & many sm. ones, Fancy wr. iron hose holder, 29” tin compass rose, 32” fancy tin hang. planter, Sm. cast iron frog birdbath w/lily pad bowl, Ant. bathing suits, Box shells & minerals etc., Riley mahg. wall billiards scorer, “Comp. Artists Studio w/Easel”, 6 pcs. vint. fence in old red, Vic. walnut floral scene shadow box, Folky 6’ arrow w/ carv. tip/feathers, Cameras & lenses inc. Olympus etc., Bushnell telescope on tripod, Ant. glass tbl. display case, Enam. ptd. sign “Ford The Universal Car”, Pine 2 dwr. stand, Selsi 7x50 binoculars etc., Ant. Underwood #14 typewriter, Ostrich egg, Iron feeding trough.
LAMPS: Metal Deco hang. lamp w/5 frosted glass shades, Pewter whale oil, Mid Cent. hang. chrome/crackle glass lamp, Oil, Pattern glass, Dam. Pott. tbl. lamp, Chalwyn R.R. lantern, Vint. onyx/iron floor lamp, Vic. hang. lamp, Damariscotta Pott. tbl. lamp, Stained glass desk lamp, P. Rev. lantern & hog scraper c/sticks, Oriental tin canister lamp, Alabaster tbl. lamp, Lots of new light fixtures.
CLOCKS: Mahg. Germ. Junghans chime clock, Tiffany bronze qrtz. clock, “Fine Wine” iron elec. dbl. sided clock, New Haven cottage clock.
BOOKS: Lot w/Nuttings “Furn. Treasury”/ant. ref. books/whaling etc., 20 30’s/40’s “Life” mags.
TOOLS: Craftsman:(Wall tool cabs., Creeper, Stool, Chop saw on stand, ”All in One Cutting Tool”, Reciprocating saw, Circular saw, Air stapler & nailer, 10” drill press, Router w/tbl., 9” band saw, 8” disc./sander grinder w/vac.,6” bench grinder, Radial armsaw on stand, Wet/dry vac., 1000 watt work light, Shop stool, Work cart, Two 5 dwr. workbenches, Dbl. door cab.), Ant. oak machinist chest w/12 dwrs. by Gerster w/nice tools, 5 Campbell Hausfeld pneumatic inc. impact wrench/die grinder etc., Master angle fin. nailer, Ant. grinding wheel on frame by Wilcox, Drill Dr. sharpener, Dremel scroll saw, Larin anvil/vise, Sears 2 ton hyd. jacks, Propane port. heater, Auto ramps/jacks, Snow thrower/elec. chainsaws etc., 5 ant. rug laying tools, Metal detector, Auto. tool kit, ½ ton chain fall w/access., Chisels etc., Lot w/vise etc., Bit brace w/bits, Oak cased bit set, Ant. blocks, Board rollers, 5 h.p. Air compressor, Aries snowblower, Leaf blowers, Hd. tools, Cross cut saws, 27 dwr. storage cab., Wooden tool chest, Dewalt vac., Rockwell router, 5000 decking screws, Hd. planes.
WEAPONS & MILITARY ETC.: Guns: Ant. Ketland & Co. percuss. muzzle loader w/fan carv. & engrav., Nat. Fire Arms 12 ga. pump shotgun by Marlin, Harrington & Richards “BayState” 12 ga. shotgun, 6 vint. airguns inc. Hy-Score mod. 800/Crosman mod. 130 etc., Replica blk. powder pistol. Knives & Swords: Box of vint. pock. knives, Stag handle Anton Wingen Jr. “Orig. Trapper” knives, Pock. knives inc. Barlow etc., 17 new pock. knives by Frost “Steel Warrior”, Lot 15 inc. Schrade etc., 7 new by Frost & Ocoee River. Other: Carv. horn flask, 3 canvas gun bags, Military buttons, Iron dec. battle axe, Military trunk,
NAUTICAL: Vint. 36” wooden ships wheel, Brass/maple 4 dwr. telescope, 45” sailboat model, Ant. lg. framed photo of 4 masted sailing ship, Nice Nantucket swing handle basket purse, 12” blown glass fish. floats, Cast iron figural mermaid doorstop, 22” brass ships prop., Pr. brass port & starboard lights, “Last Call” brass ship’s bell, 22” work. pond mod. sailboat, Brass/leather telescope, Pr. 18” iron mermaid wall plaques, 2 sets of 3 glass fish. floats in nets, Iron anchor wall hang., 2 clam rakes, Sailboat sign, Iron lighthouse doorstop, Fishing tackle box w/reels etc., Mooring floats.
CHILDREN’S: Ant. ptd. hobby horse, China head dolls, Cane sugar jar w/marbles, Rocking horse seat, “Dbl. Poosh Up” game, Horse & wagon pull toys, Adirondack rocking chr. in old blue, A.H.M. trains & track, Die cast Ferrari etc., Vint. Hubley “Smoking Texan Jr.” cap gun in box & others, Vint. school desk, Tin “Gigant Construction Site” by Marke Technofix, Vint. wooden barn w/animals.
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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.
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
811 U.S. Rt. l, P.O. Box 203, Newcastle, Maine 04553 Auction Gallery 207-563-8110
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