ANTIQUE ESTATES AUCTION
Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018
Early auction at 9:00 a.m. & regular auction at 10:00 a.m.
At Foster’s Auction Gallery, 811 U.S. Rt. 1, Newcastle, Me.
Preview Fri., Feb. 16, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. & morning of sale 8:00 to 9:45 a.m. Sale to inc.: Items from homes & estates in: Damariscotta, Newcastle, Westbrook & Boothbay, Me. etc., together with selected additions. In case of severe, impassable storm, auction to be held the following day, at the same times. Call to be sure. Hope to see you there.
EARLY FURNITURE: Hepplewhite cherry d/l one dwr. Pembroke tbl., Sheraton l dwr. stand, Empire mahg. lyre base marble top stand, Sheraton l dwr. cherry stand, Early pine cobblers bench, 1 dwr. turned leg pine stand, Salem rocker, 6’ ptd. Deacon’s bench, Ant. Me. country trundle bed in old red, Tilt top candle stand, Empire d/l ped. base mahg. tbl., Child’s Windsor chr. & Ladder back rocker etc., Mahg. ogee Empire mirrors, Country pine drysink, Sheraton l dwr. stand, Mahg. Chippendale mirror & more.
VICTORIAN FURN.: Vic. marble top 1 dwr. cupboard base stand, Cottage pine bureaus, Spool washstand w/bowl, Cottage pine stand, Vic. uph. rocker, Walnut spool dec. bed, Ash l dwr. washstand, Caned rocker, 3 iron base child’s school desks, Rd. oak parlor stand, 3 dwr. cottage bureau w/glove bxs., Walnut grape carv. sofa, 8’ paint dec. Deacon’s bench, 4 Vic. walnut caned seat chrs., Pine 1 dwr. washstand, Fancy mother of pearl lacq. tilt top tbl. w/floral & gilt dec., 3 dwr. ash bureau, Mahg. mirror, Storage box in old green, Vic. walnut marble top parlor stand, 2 caned hip hugger rockers. MID CENT. MOD., CUSTOM, VINT. ETC.: Mid Cent. mod.: (Teak executive desk w/hidden 4 sec. hang. file cabs., Teak tambour roll cabinet, Walnut credenza sgn. Founders), Mahg. Q. Anne highboy by Paine Furn., Vint. oval pine shoe foot stand, Pr. sm. 5 dwr. marble top chests w/carv. dec., Ant. rd. Mission oak stand & flat top desk, Mahg. vanity w/ball & claw feet, Walnut vanity swivel mirror, Pr. of mahg. twin beds & stand in paint dec. w/swan, Revival chip carv. corner chr., Mahg. tilt top stand, Vint. smoking stand w/humidor & 2 removable stand. ashtrays w/cobalt liners, 2 mahg. candle stands, Wing chr., Mahg. lyre base stand, 2 leather uph. armchrs., Rd. mahg. stand by Karper, Maple bookcase, “Kiel Gold. Voice Tbl.”, Ball & claw foot tilt top stand, Pr. log Adirondack chrs., Mahg. 3 tier wall shelf, 2 pillow-back chrs., Lugg. racks, Pie crust top mahg. stand.
ACCESSORIES: Ant. inlaid wooden folk art box, 2 gal.sgn. Medford ovoid stoneware jug, Ant. Shaker style box w/silv. filigree windmill/mini. pewter tankard etc., Folk art Canadian goose decoy, 3 ant. canes inc. fancy g.f. top, Soldier w/sword on horse balance toy, 6” bronze dog, Vint. Coca Cola wooden crate w/27 bottles, 15 ¼” cloisonné vase & box, Carv. Eskimo art seal & 2 soapstone cat form bxs. etc., Baskets inc.( Ant. splint, Me. potato etc.), India coil basket & a mat, Cloisonné vase, 3 pr. of old wooden snowshoes, Ant. iron peacock doorstop, Folk art wooden dog head cane, Shadow box w/rainbow trout/reel etc., Pr. pewter push-up c/sticks, Ptd. wire fish basket, Brass inkwell & bell, Nitty noddy, Artist’s wooden jointed hand, Horn handle mag. glass, Mid Cent. sgn. KG bronze of swallows on volcanic ash base, Bone carv. & scrimmed box w/turtles, Shore birds, Fur coat & hat, Iron bunny doorstop/bank, Pantry bxs. inc. Frye’s, Nice collec. of postcards inc. photo/1908 Cincinnati baseball player Huggins/Patriotic/Greetings/silk etc., Lot w/blown X-mas ornaments etc., Jade hand. hd. mirror w/turq. & enam. dec., 2 ½” L. carv. gr. jade rabbit, Pewter, Brass fire tools, Brass andiron w/screen & tools, 2 enam. iron cov. dishes, Metal box w/carv. jade dragon top, Iron shackles & key, McKinley/Hobart political pin, Iron inc. Griswold #32 cake pan, Pr. gold framed portrait tintypes, Fig. dachshund receipt holder, Ant. carv. bone fan, Quilts, 2 wire swing handle egg baskets, Iron bunny coat hooks on board, M.o.p obelisks, Wooden artists kit, Purses/clothes/estate linens, Tole teapot, “Sands of Normandy” Zippo lighter etc., 16 framed “Henry” tobacco cards, Ant. bl./wh. coverlet, Brass andirons/fender, Pr. iron eagle plaqs.,Fig. skeleton hands hour glass, Drying rack, 4 iron rabbit head hooks, Mod. gas airplane, Binoculars, Iron andirons/tools/screen, Teak tray & bookends, Iron Santa & horse doorstops.
GLASS & CHINA ETC.: Early Chinese export porc.: Cider jug w/Foo lion finial & helmet pitcher, Ironstone well & tree platter “Jessamine” by Wedgwood, Approx. 97 pc. set of Spode “Gloucester Red” china, Spode “Mayflower” china w/platters & c/saucers etc., Ameth. glass skull vase, 13 Royal Doulton plates inc. “The Doc.”/”The Admiral” etc., 5 ant. ginger jars, Amberina thumbprint pitcher/Art glass tumblers etc., 6 art glass rose bowls inc. cased & Fenton Peachblow etc., Set of Dansk china, Pr. 12 ½” French vases w/swan handles & hd. ptg., 9 copper lustre pcs. inc. creamers etc., 10 pcs. Wedgwood inc. teapot etc., 5 gal. Redwing jug etc., Damariscotta Pott. charger w/fish & other pott., Flow blue plate & Royal Copenhagen, Set Royal Doulton “Tiara” china, Limoges platter & tureen, Cut/blown Stiegel type decanter, Rd. “Candlewick” platter, Yellow ware milk pan, Nest 5 vint. colored mix. bowls, Set Maddocks “Hamilton” china & other sets, Nest 5 colored mix. bowls, 4 pc. Deco style canister set, 2 19” h. apoth. jars, Platters inc. Haviland/Worcester etc., 6 gal. crock, Stemware, 8 various bl./wh. dishes, 3 grad. blue dec. china jars, Orient. pott. vase w/insects & shells etc., Soufflé dishes, Sgn. pottery bowl, Fine cups/saucers, Vulcanus cov. dish, Crystal, Orient. bl./wh. umbrella holder, 16 Royal Doulton Tobies, 3 grad. blue dec. china jars, Crocks, 7 pcs. Old World Pottery etc.
PAINTINGS: O/c of cottage by river sgn. CK, George Shedd w/c “Old Granite”, Ant. o/b of river scene w/sailboats, Sgn. w/c of seagull, Still life & seascape by Veenfliet, W/c birch trees sgn. McCarthy, 4 impressionist ptgs. by Jo Vose of Me., Vint. Impress. heavy pallet o/b Monhegan shore 19”x15 ½”, 4 floral w/c’s by Ostheimer, W/c of boats at shore by J.W. Carlo, Ptd. panel w/bird, O/c girl w/flowers by H.D. Reefe, Oil of men smoking etc., 2 by Jean Mayle 1930 inc. fruit & flowers, Gouache ptg. of village w/men in canoe 22 ½”x18”, W/c bluebird/flowers by Diana H. King, W/c by Carol Tellen of boats & fish. shack, Lg.o/c of children/home sgn. Oliver Parson, G.H. Wms. Hugh Simpson floral still lifes, 2 o/b’s of streams, Sgn. o/b of lighthouse, O/b of Natives by G. Hector & o/c of cows, Oval pastel landscape.
PRINTS: Lg. lmtd. ed. sgn. floral print by Jean Swan Gordon, Orient. woodblock print, 1806 colored “Chart of Hrbs. of Salem/Marblehead” etc., Etch. “Bass Hrb. Me.” by C.J.A. Wilson, Silkscreen of horses by Nat. Am. Begay, Hd. colored Europ port map, 1866 Me. map, Nautical signal flag pic. & prints of crab & octopus, Engrav. “St. James Park”, Hummingbird prints, Bessie Pease Gutmann baby print, 4 Eskimo linoleum type sgn. prints, Godey fashion prints, Lake George Sawyer print, Ind. prints inc. R.C. Gorman, Charles Murphy duck prints, “Mystic Waterfront”, Canvas sailboat print.
STER. SILVER: 4 bowls inc. shell shaped, Paul Rev. bowl, Porringer & plate, 10 spoons inc. baby spoon w/cupid etc., Lot w/tray/cr. & sugar etc., Lot w/baby rattle & nap. ring etc. S.P.: Set of 6 m.o.p. hand. fruit knives, Lg. lot various pcs., Set of flatware in silver chest etc.
JEWELRY: Gold: 14k pend. & chain w/clear stone, 14k earrings w/blk. onyx & pearls, 10k shell pock. knife, 14k wedding band, 10k cocktail ring w/21 dias., 4 rings inc. 14k topaz& qrtz. & 10k citrine etc., 14k pk. spinel ring & 9k opal ring, 10k gold bead neck., 10k cameo ring w/lady, 14k bright cut brac., 14k m.o.p. cameo ring, 14k ring w/ameths. & dias., 14k pearl ring, 14k ring w/19 dias., Lot of 10 & 14k earrings inc. pearls. Sterling Jewelry: Lot ster. & gold pend. & lockets etc., G. Jensen earrings, Australian opal ring w/gemstones, Blue topaz ring, 5 bangles, Baltic amber neck., Nice lots of assort. ster. jewelry, 7 stone ameth. brac., 9 stone malachite brac., Cross pend. w/garnets & marcasites, 9 stone garnet brac., Seahorse pin w/ turquoise, Pend. w/ameths. & bl. topaz, Ruby ring, Lot w/Norway enam. pin/earrings & Art Nouv. pin etc., Woven strands neck. & brac., Lot w/wide bangle/crosses etc., Lot w/turq. pend./ring/earrings/flower pin etc., Vermeil multi stone neck. w/ameth. etc., Pearl necks., Link brac./neck., Men’s military jewelry inc. Navy etc., Lot w/rings & earrings etc., 8 pcs. inc. Ind. turq. brac. & ring/tiger eye ring etc., Ster. rings & earrings, Faux moonstone neck./earrings, Flower pend. w/garnets, 2 rings inc. 1 w/2 blue topaz & ameth., Earrings. Other Jewelry: 37” ring pearl neck., Jade carv. horse pend., 6 Orient. carv. amulets inc. carp & bee w/flowers etc., Carv. shell cameo bust, Beaded garnet rope neck., Asian nickel ring w/carv. stone, Fancy agate stone neck., Fancy tribal 2 tier neck. w/32 pcs. lapis, Bone carv. & scrimmed Inro of frog, Agate beads/cup/koi fish, Coral neck., 32” garnet bead neck., Costume, Foreign coin brac., 28” hematite raspberry cluster neck., 5 stone bracs. inc. tiger eye/jasper etc., Pandora type bead bracs., Bakelite style bracs., 6 strands temp. strung fancy glass beads. Watches: Wittnauer stainless man’s wrist watch, Movado man’s wrist, Pock. watches, 2 Waltham 17j. pocks., Illinois 15 j. h.c. watch & chain, 2 ant. ladies o.f. watches inc. .800 etc.,
COINS: U.S. 1851-O $1 gold , Two U.S. 1/10 oz. $5 gold coins, Morgan silv. $’s (1890, 1890-CC, 1921-D, Lots w/17 & 10 Morgan & Peace, & more), 40 Kennedy 40% $1/2’s, 120 Ind. Head cents, 9 $1 silv. certs. inc. 1935 & ‘57’s, 1859-O Seat. Lib. $1/2, $40 in 90% silv. $1/2’s, $23. face 90% silv. Wash. quarters, 10 lg. sets inc. 1827/’44/’52 etc., 1798 lg. cent, $4.70 in Barber/Merc. dimes & 1864 Ind. cent, 1916-S Barber dime, 39 war time nickels, Lot w/Linc. cent collec./Ike $1/’76 Bicent. set, 7 crisp 1935 consec. #’d $1 bills, 1821 8 reales Spanish silv. $1, 14 1970’s proof sets etc., 1956 Frank. $1/2 ms65, 3 .999 fine silv. rds., Silv. Eagles .999 silv., 1971-S Ike proof $1, 1873 Litchfield $500.00 water bond w/train, Lot w/2 rolls of 50 St. quarters unc. & much more, $10 in U.S. $1/2’s inc. Walk. Libs. & Frank., Lot foreign coins/paper, Approx. 19 lbs. Wheat cents.
ORIENTAL RUGS: Chinese sculp. 8’x10’, 8’x9’9 Orient. w/animals, Herez:(8’9x12’, 2’4x4’8, 3’x4’10), Persians (6’8x9’3, Tribal 5’6x8’6), Bachtiari 5’7x8’, 2 Khalabar India 3’x5’2 & 4’x6’, Estate Orientals, Kazak 3’5x5’3, Pers. Hamadan 3’4x12’3, Turkoman 6’2x8’10, Tribal 4’7x8’, Bokhara w/silk highlights 2’1x5’3. Other rugs: Turkish Orient. style rugs: (5’3x7’2, 3’3x4’10, 2’2x7’7), 6 L.L. Bean braided rugs inc. 8’x11’/ 5’x8’ & 2’3x4’ etc., Winchester mats w/dog & shot etc. inc. 3’x4’3 etc., Room size braided rug,
MODERN FURNITURE: Pr. like new leather chrs. w/ottomans, Cherry hutch by Penn. House & a d/l side server, Q. Anne sofa, 4 sgn. Hitchcock chrs., Cherry block front fan carv. bureau, 3 Windsor bow-back bar chrs. by Warren Chr. works, 11 dwr. Me. pine chest, Nest of 3 Q. Anne tbls., Oval top pine hutch tbl. 5’6 long, Univ. of Me. chr. & others, 9 dwr. maple chest w/mirror, Mahg. Butler’s tray tbl., 4 porch rockers, 2 pine paneled dbl. door cabinets, Uph. easy chr., Temple sofa, Maple bracket base desk, French style hall tbl. w/mirror, Q. A. corner chr., Q. Anne needlepoint top stool, Nice teak 3 dwr. file cab., Computer desk, Oak Windsor armchr., Cut down pine harvest tbl., Pr. twin beds/mattresses (like new), Adj. maple bookcase, Pr. swivel bar stools, Drexell 2 dwr. stand, Coffee & end tbls., Standing jewelry cab., Pine blue ptd. cabinet, Windsor chr. & stool, Tv’s, Fold. chrs., Pr. end stands, Wicker armchrs. & coffee tbl., Maple cab. w/dwr., Demi lune hall tbl., Appliances, Nice pots/pans, Tv access., Musical equip., Cheval mirror, Sofa, Metal file cab., Wing chr., Sm. 3 dwr. Chipp. chest, Lane cedar chest.
OTHER ITEMS OF INTEREST: Neon adv. sign “Jose Cuervo”, Embossed tin adv. sign “Heinz 57 Varieties”, 38” wr. iron ptd. soldier weathervane, 162 pc. new art set, ½ rd. turtle motif iron doormat, Shadow boxes inc. Bat/Butterflies/Scorpion & spider/Atlas moth etc., Commode, Vint. dressmakers form, 32 dwr. stack. metal cab., Metal ptd. garden armillary, Ant. type tray. MUSICAL: Vint. Chrom-A-Harp.
LAMPS: Vic. metal base oil lamp w/dolphin feet & hd. ptd. globe shade, Lot w/ant. shield & star patt. & Student’s etc., Pr. brass tbl. lamps, Vint./mod. floor & tbl. lamps inc. pr. bl./wh. china etc., Mid cent. tbl. lamp by Knob Creek, Dietz proj. lense R.R., 2 Vic. iron bracket lamps.
CLOCKS: Ant. Meridian Lovell Co. calendar clock, Ogee mahg. S. Thomas mantel, Mahg. Sessions mantel w/enam. dial, S. Thomas mantel, Inlaid Elgin.
BOOKS: Collec. 160 ‘60’s/early 70’s comics inc. 1st ed. Goldkey Star Trek/Vol.1 “Hotwheels”/Superman & Batman etc., 1893 book & correspond. Interoceanic canal w/sgn. letters by Nathan Appleton, 1860 “Impending Crisis of the South”, Nautical & Me. books inc. : “Maritime Hist. of Me”., 1879 “Atlantic Coast Pilot” & 1842 Practical Navigator, Cookbooks, 20 Life mags., Box lots w/history/military/guns/children’s etc., Ant. Bibles.
TOOLS: 16 dwr. Craftsman stack. tool chest w/slide out & fold up work surfaces, 100 lb. iron flat anvil on rolling base, Black & Decker Workmate 425 port. work tbl., 2 propane Mosquito magnets, New Stanley stainless wet/dry vac., Bostitch 6 gal. 135 psi air compress., Ryobi drill press, Ratchet tie down set, Bit brace etc., Alum. exten. & step ladders, Hd. tools, Craftsman auto. series bench grinder, 5 saws inc. Craftsman, Lot w/fold. rules etc.
WEAPONS: Guns: Taurus mod. PT58S .380 cal. semi auto. pistol, Thompson Arms WR-55 “Classic” semi auto. rifle, Jap. Arisaka type 99 bolt act. 7.7 m.m. rifle, Military 1908 b.a. Brazilian Mauser 7x57mm, Mossberg mod. 802 Plinkster 22 cal. b.a. rifle. Swords/Knives: Ant. U.S. Navy officer’s sword by Harding, Civil War replica sword, 3 hunting knives w/leather sheaths inc. bone handle, Wooden bullock carv. hand. knife, Ant. dagger w/brass guard & 18th cent. iron hay spear. Other: Military pins, Uniform & hat, Ammo., Rustic cabin gun rack.
NAUTICAL: Vint. mahg. 68” stern board “Folly II Castine”, Ant. gimbal lamps & brass ship’s lantern, Brass whale top cane, 12 fish. floats w/rope work, 20” sailboat “Marshall 18”, Iron dolphin wall hooks & brackets w/shell motif &child’s brass telescope, Salem compass, 4 lanterns inc. boat signal etc., Brass/iron ship’s tilt scale, Wooden cased compass w/inlayed Mariners star, Lots of 3 & 4 old Me. pot buoys.
CHILDREN’S: Lot w/Effanbee dolls & compo. “Patsyette” etc., 22” pond model sailboat, 40” contemp. sailboat, Dolls rope bed w/dolls, Lot w/Steiff Husky & dolls.
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 & availabiity. 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. #Auc1245
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 Auction Zip I.D. #2448
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