ANTIQUE ESTATES AUCTION
Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019, at 9:00 a.m.
At Foster’s Auction Gallery, 811 U.S. Rt. 1, Newcastle, Me.
Preview Friday, Jan. 11, 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 & nice estates in: Mass., Newcastle & Boothbay, Me., together with selected additions. In the event of severe, impassable storm, auction to be held the following day. Call to be sure. Hope to see you all there!
EARLY FURNITURE: Nice mahg. brass bound military campaign chest, Mahg. Hepp. Pembroke tbl. w/banded inlay, Pine boot-jack end blanket box, Early d/l tbls., Turned leg Sheraton stand, Spider leg tilt top c/stand, Hepp. tap. leg l dwr. stand in early paint dec., ½ column mirror w/rev. ptd. ship, Set 4 Chipp. rush seat chrs., Tiger maple mirror & chr., Tapered & turned leg stands inc. Queen Anne, Empire paw foot stool, Maple Chipp. vase back Spanish foot chr., Sheraton sewing stand, Dome top box w/ptd. dog/flowers, Shield back chr. w/history, Sack back & 9 spindle Windsor chrs., Chrs. inc. Windsor/pillow backs/carv., Grain dec. box, Ogee mirrors etc.
VICTORIAN FURN.: Oak dbl. blind door armoire, Pine 3 dwr. bureau w/tear drop pulls, 3 dwr. carv. walnut dresser, Walnut 2 dwr. sideboard w/carv. pulls, Oak Morris chr., Walnut d/l tbl. w/2 leaves, Cottage pine paint dec. 4 dwr. bureau & others, Brass Rococo tbl. top adj. fire screen, Walnut 3 dwr. bureau, Walnut needlepoint uph. rocker, Walnut French style bench, Gingerbread wall shelf, Wall towel bars, Trunk & more. MISSION FURN.: Oak Gustav Stickley #644 30” rd. tbl., Arts & Crafts flat top desk sgn. “The Best B-J Co. 212” & 3 tier oak bookcase, Rd. stand. Mid Cent.: H.G. Furn. Danish 2 dwr. wall desk, Italian coffee tbl. VINTAGE & CUSTOM FURN.: Mahg. drop-front Q. Anne style 3 dwr. chest, Fine French style stands, Fancy gold gilt mirror, Fold. mahg. inlaid Asian tbl., Oak wall shelf, 2 tier blonde mahg. stand, Armchr. rocker, Paint dec. 2 dwr. stand, Footstools, Q. Anne style stand, Mahg. bench.
ORIENTALIA: Chinese teak plant stand, 19th cent. tea tbl. “Dbl. Dragon” from family of Gen. Tsao, Fold. mahg. inlaid Asian tbl., Pr. carv. rosewood Orient. chrs. w/inset marble backs & dragons, Carv. Orient. teakwood trunk w/scenes of ships etc., Orient. carv. rosewood marble top jardinière stand, Jade inlaid box, 11 carv.wood lacq. Jap. plates, Orient. fold. door inlaid sideboard, Ant. Chinese Hung Moss dressing box, Carv. jade melon jar & fish/cinnabar snuff etc., Orient. export ginger jars/Canton inc. cov. dish/Imari/Satsuma etc., Ant. Jap. woodblock of sailboats, 4 Orient. woodblock prints of Samurai & others, Orient. cloisonné & champleve tbl. lamps, Hd. ptd. china tbl. lamp, Geisha girl lamp, Bxs. inc. Jap./lacq. etc.
ACCESSORIES: 3 Spool cabs. inc.: J.&P Coats 2 dwr./ 4 dwr. walnut w/base & 3 dwr., Vint. fig. Bull dog nodder, Bone carv. hand walk. stick w/hidd. vile, 5 wooden folk art carvs. of Blks./Soldier etc., M.o.p. opera glasses, Mahg. wall barometer by C. Gerletti, Mahg. brass bound box, 3 mink coats, Oak cased balance scale, 8 iron doorstops inc. basket of flowers & cottages etc., Brass fire bell on teak base, Carv. bone vanity set w/animals, 13 vint. snuff bottles, Singer 221 sew. mach., Slag glass/frog skin fin. book rack, Pewter charger & coffee pot, Ant. bronze fin. fig. of man w/cane, Iron balance toy of solider on horse, Bone Mah Jong set in rosewood case, Bronze fin. Indian bookends “Mohawk Trail”, 18th c. wr. iron toaster w/hearts, Fig. turtle match box, Cherry knife box & ant. dec. bellows, Wood/iron skates, Brass & iron pans, 18 dwr. mahg. spice box, 2 silhouettes child w/bird sgn. John Powell 1873 & Gents sgn. T.H. Beet 1846, Mahg. inlaid backgammon, Ant. brass andirons, Wood/brass carrier w/lizard/turtle etc., Umbrellas inc. ster. & m.o.p. handle, 2 iron cat doorstops, Iron moose door grate, Iron “Dancer” candleholders sgn. John Keyser, Alabaster mouse/cheese bookends, Vint. wooden mod. truck mkd. 1910, Book boxes, Slide top candle box, Lard pail w/pigs, Bronze fin. girl, Linens, Mahg. 4 dwr. mini. cab. arched tops, 9 pcs. w/cloisonné vases etc., 5 swing handle baskets sgn. L & others inc. splint/Indian/coiled etc., Brass hour glass, Iron 5 hook wall rack, Linens, Toleware, Mahg. foot warmer, Brass & copper pots, Wooden boxes inc. rosewood inlaid/trinket/burl/document etc., Plaster head, Brass ware inc. vases & c/sticks etc., Carv. horn mag. glass, Wolf & moon wall hang. & 3 w/Native Am. designs, Mahg. 1 dwr. box, Stone carv. fruit, Suitcases inc. alligator skin/Saks Fifth Ave. etc., Album of matchbooks, Carv. pig/crow/cow, African carvs., Iron shelf brackets, Galv. watering cans, 1960’s baseball cards. Decoys: Lg. Mallard by Clem Barter, Harry Jobes Bufflehead, 3 carv. Loons, Shore birds, Mini. birds on driftwood.
MINERALS & GEMS: Choice banded bl. qrtz. agate 3” sphere, Smky. qrtz. lg. 9” crystal, Super polish. ameth. crystal geode, 2 ancient mollusk stone fossils, G. aventurine, Fine pol. bl. calcite 3” sphere, Herkimer dias. in matrix.
GLASS & CHINA: Meissen charger w/cherub etc., Sgn. Orrefors glass frog, 5 Staff. Spaniels, Ant. Majolica inc. Etruscan compote/sugar etc., China umbrella holder, Quimper fig. goose, 14 ant. Dresden plates, Cut glass compotes etc., Lg. set Cauldon Eng. china “Bentick”, Stoneware jug w/blue dec. Fort Edward, Lg. green pott. planter & others, Set “Royal Ivory” china, Hist. Staff. plate “Eashing Park Surrey”, Yellow ware & sponge bowls, Leeds gr. platter, 3 Copeland Spode floral platters, Bristol Liberty glass mug w/ Eagle, Lg. collec. pott. by Roy Hamilton, Tiffany box etc., Staff. hen on nest/early creamware tureen etc., Indian glass sculp. bison w/turq. etc., Ant. Wedgwood Basalt jar, R. Worcester “Aberdeen-Angus Bull”, Wedgwood wash bowl, Blown glass paperweights, Goebel pewter top pitcher, Porc. “Phrenology” head, Pott. vases & planters, Porc. gourds, Milk glass dwr. pulls, Art glass & more.
PAINTINGS: Charles George Copeland w/c landscape, W/c winter landscape sgn. Carlton Plummer, Martin Hardie w/c landscape, Ant. o/b sgn. J. Dalve “Cobbosse Stream..” Me.”, Wm. Bixbee w/c shore at Marblehead, Jeff Miller o/b of 3 canoes at dock, Ant. Hudson River ptg., O/b hot air balloon sgn. Rinito, Hugh Seaver w/c landscape, W/c buoys by J.K. Rice, Ant. o/c people in boat, 2 fine ant. hd. ptd. portrait top snuff bxs. of Josephine & Mary Louise, O/c of Middle East sgn. Abdul Hassan, W/c’s inc. “Woodcock” by David Andrews, Frank Vavricka oil on cloth, Halle Johnson “E. Side Booth. Hrb.”, Trees by Loke, Seascapes by J.A. Cook etc., Theorems, O/c by Bridsey, W/c by H. Senger, O/b impress. sgn. Durva Hereira, O/c landscape by W.L. Dalton, Ant. o/c duck hunters, W/c seascape sgn. Hendricks Hallett, Seascape “Pacific Sunset” by Drew, W/c’s of fruit, W/c’s of train stations, 2 ink drawings w/mottos/woman/cat, J.L. Jacobson Waterman o/c “Yale Art Student”, Sketches dancers & sax player by Finkle, Oil “Old Orne House Marblehead” by P.W. Powell, Orient. bird ptgs. on rice paper & other nice pgs.
PRINTS: 1917 Maxfield Parrish “The Rubaiyat”, Sgn. fisherman by Kerr Eby & child by Arthur Heintzelman, Sgn. Nevin “Golden Eye decoy by Harry W. Shourd”, Sgn. Harrison Cady of mill/farmers, Sgn. “Lansdown” duck print w/stamp, Currier & Ives striped bass, 8 vint. fish prints & duck stamps, Sgn. Michael D. Dailey “Bird Searching”, Harry Reeks silk screen “Cable Car”, Coaching prints, Battle scenes, Fish prints, Sgn. Kenneth Reeve “Cub Bear”, Sgn. hunt print by A. Lassell Ripley, 64 Winslow Homer etc. prints, 2 Nuttings, Lueassee of man riding serpent, Hd. colored engrav. “Pheasant Shooting”, 5 engrav. by Lovewell etc., Artist sgn. prints, Sgn. Robt. Tavenen “Boats & Nets”, Ant. frames etc.
STERLING & COIN SILVER: 39 pc. Gorham ster. flatware “Fairfax”, Lot w/fig. thermometer w/dragons & devils, 8 coin tbl. spoons, .800 shell dishes/cov. jar etc., 20 pcs. flatware inc. ladle, 7 pcs. ster./coin bell/vase etc. SILV. PLATED: Trays, Platters, Wine coaster, Cartier Sheffield box, Flatware, C/sticks etc.
JEWELRY: GOLD: 14k 13 ct. green doublet poss. peridot ring, 14k gold/jade Buddha neck., 14k ruby/dia. wishbone pin, 3 10k Vic. gold rings w/moonstones & pearls, 10k solitaire dia. ring & wedd. band, 14k filigree bl. topaz ring, 14k ring w/5 dias. & bands, 2 14k fancy gold wedd. bands, 10k cameo brac., 10k ring w/red stones, 14k stickpin & 10k pins, 10k gold & ster. cross & chain. Sterling: Native Am. Indian cuff brac. sgn. Tom Hawk, Brac. w/peridot & malachite & others, Labradorite neck., 3 heavy cuff bracs., Butterfly brac. w/peridots, Larimar neck., Neck. w/15 garnets, Turq. neck., Lg. lemon qrtz. ring, Ring w/stone inlaid Indian chief, Poison ring w/garnet, Peace ring w/opal, Oval ameth. ring, Snake ring, Ameth. brac., Lg. rainbow moonstone ring, Engrav. bangle brac. Other jewelry: Lot of 1940’s/’50’s Austrian pins, Lg. lapis tribal cuff brac. Watches: 14K dia. lady’s wrist by Baume & Mercier, 17j 14k lady’s Technos wrist watch, 14k lady’s Elgin, New lg. man’s wrist, Ant. engrav. Waltham pock., 7 ant. watches & parts inc. fancy silver lady’s etc., Ant. pocket watch cases, Ant. 4 dwr. watchmakers chest w/100’s of watch crystals.
COINS: 1986 $5 1/10 oz. gold Eagle, Morgan & Peace silv. $’s, 7 t.o. .999 silv. Eagles etc., 3 10 t.o. .999 silv. bars, 18 1 t.o. .999 silv. rds. inc. 17 Neptune, 17 1 t.o. .999 rds., 6 c.u. 1957 $1 silv. certs. w/consec. #’s, Approx. 385 estate foreign coins.
ORIENTAL RUGS: Persians: 3’4x4’5 & 8’5x11’6, Caucasian 5’2x6’8, Chinese wool w/birds 8’x9’9, 6’11x10’3, 6’x9’, Turkoman Bokharas 3’9x3’10 & 2’6x3’6 & 5’6x9’, Fine Herez, Ant. Soumak tent rug, Kelims:(5’x6’3, 3’8x5’6, 3’6x4’8, 3’6x7’, 3’4x5’, 3’6x4’7), Scatter rugs, Runners 2’10x10’10 etc., 2’x2’7, 2’9x4’7. OTHER RUGS: 3 Turkish loomed Orient. design 5’3x7’3 & 3’3 x4’10 & 2’x2’8, New hooked wool runner w/leaf patt., Floral hooked 3’6x5’4 etc., 2 Grenfell hooked mats w/sailboats, Orient. design 3’6x5’6, Runner 2’7x7’10, 3 hd. braided.
MOD. FURN. ETC.: 4 door cab. w/wicker panels, 2 dwr. cherry side server, Cherry desk, Maple dbl. door wardrobe, Mahg. splayed 7 dwr. lingerie chest, Cherry 4 dwr. bureaus & others, Mission bookcase, Camel back settee, Hamm. copper/iron console tbl., Nice flat top desk w/paint dec., Chipp. mirror, l door country cupboard, Nice 2/3 dwr. bureau w/ptd. cannons & “Portland 1897”, Wr. iron headboard, Bamboo 3 dwr. chest/stand/trunk, Uph. armchr. w/carv. legs, Nest 3 stands, Sofa by Baker Co., Paint dec. box on iron base, Boot jack end stool w/ptd. hunt scene, Marble top candle stand, 19” flat screen tv, Q. Anne armchr., Porch rocker, Uph. settee, 2 dwr. bowfront stand, Tile top wr. iron wine stand, Oak mirrors, College armchr.
MUSICAL: Arts & Crafts oak wall chimes, Philips stereo & c.d. stands.
OTHER ITEMS OF INTEREST: Mounts of :(Tuna, Barracuda, 2 sharks, Elk head, Pheasant, Quail, Raccoon), Copper arrow weathervane, 5 leaded/stained glass dec. windows, Ant. iron safe, Vint. cameras inc. Nikkormat etc., Ptd. tin hat makers sign,Vint. signs “Rose Bowl Football Game” etc., 2 alum. jewelry display cases, Iron eagle weathervane, Sm. vint. counter top medical sterilizer cab., Armillary & sphere on sphere, Metal “Motel 66” sign, Faux moose head w/real fur, Artists set, 1963 Princeton banner, 3 shadow bxs. of wax seals.
LAMPS: Early 6 branch hang. light, 18th cent. wr. iron dbl. floor candle lamp w/penny feet & rams heads, Gr. Art pott. lamp, Beadwork sconces & metal floral hang. lamp, Slag glass tbl. lamp, Dancing frog tbl. lamp, Marble/crystal tbl. w/prisms, Vint. ameth./clear glass/beadwork chandelier, Brass astral lamp, Vint. hang. star light w/cranberry cut to clear center, Fig. lamps inc. camel & elephants, Tole dec. lamp, Emeralite desk lamp, Bead dec. elec. tbl. lamps, Wedd. band hog scraper c/sticks, Lamp w/fig. pheasant , Ameth./milk glass oil, Wr. iron floor, Stained glass tbl., Pr. etched glass tbls., Gr. slag glass shade.
CLOCKS: Herschede tall clock w/chimes & moon phases, French Empire inlaid column shelf clock, Fine brass carriage clock mkd. J.E. Caldwell, Grain dec. mantel clock & mahg. inlaid shelf clock, 2 fig. metal clock toppers.
EPHEMERA/PHOTOS/BOOKS: Rare circa. 1870’s/’80’s collec. of 27+ lg. albumen photos by Bliss of bldg. the “N.Y. & W. Shore & Buffalo Railway” showing quarrying stone & bldg. retaining walls/bridges etc. from estate of James D. Hawks (supt. of construction), Autographs of Pres. D.D. Eisenhower & Ronald Reagan, Early paper lot w/div. orders of Mass Militia 1801-1804/orders of Major Gen. Hull-wills & land transfers 1757 etc., 2 photos U.S. battle ships “Dewey Day” etc., Lot of ambros./dags./cab. photo military man etc., Roxbury High Civil War cadets, 1900 Yale college bedroom etc., Lot of Chapman Co. adv. design proto. type ptgs. etc. for lamps & s.p. co. etc., Postcard & autograph books etc., Box cookbooks, Book“Dream Day” illus. by Max. Parrish, Box of pocket diary’s (100 yrs. of observances in Hartford), Lot books w/”Little Pickaninies”, Gun books etc.
TOOLS: Gerstner machinist 9 dwr. chest w/lift top, Ant. oak machinist’s tool chest, “Big Red” hydraulic jack, 4 new ratchet tie downs, Step ladders.
WEAPONS: Guns: Savage U.S. Milit. mod. 1861 percuss. Civil War rifle/musket 58 cal., Ant. U.S. milit. 1842 percuss. 69 cal. musket, Eagle Arms fold. mod Companion 20 ga. shotgun, Hawkes Firearms mod. 21 .22 cal 6 shot West. revolv., P. Baretta mod. “Jet Fire” 25 cal. pistol, 2 metal targets. Swords & knives: Fancy lodge sword, Bowie knife, Cobra head sword cane, Carv. bone handle Fraternal hatchet w/figs. Other military: WWI & II Germ. & French helmets, Military buttons, 3 gun cases.
NAUTICAL: Sm.brass ship’s binnacle w/Hadlock Co. compass, Mahg. brass bound Capts. lap desk, 3 masted ship diorama, 6 masted ship mod. shc. “Wyoming”, Ant. photo sch. ‘Wyoming” built Bath 1909, Lg. tin ptd. full body sword fish 5’ sign, Sgn. Triton ant. brass/leather/wood bellows boat horn, 2 canoe ½ hulls, Fishing ship boat models etc., Ship’s light, Barnacle cov. porthole, 22” pond sailboat, Metal compass rose wall dec., Brass dolphin cane, Port & starboard lanterns, Brass prop., Lot w/telescope/flag/sailor’s shirt, Navy Intelligence vessel index, Wood pot buoy & glass float, Fish. poles & flies, Anchor, 3 canoe paddles, Iron dolphin door grate.
CHILDREN’S: Child’s Empire scroll foot bureau, Vint. stuffed ride on donkey, Vint. tin toy Army jeep, Child’s ladder-back chr., Lot w/key wind bear etc., Toy frig., Brass tilt top mini. game tbl., Iron cat & mouse bank.
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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, please call Holly at 207-563-8110.
ROBERT L. FOSTER, AUCTIONEER & APPRAISER Lic.No. AUC157
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
Licensed, Bonded & Insured. Established in Newcastle since 1953
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