ANTIQUE ESTATES AUCTION

Sunday, July 21, 2019 at 10:00 a.m.

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



Preview Sat., July 20, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. & morning of sale 8:00 to 9:45. Sale to inc.: items from homes and estates in: Bath, Boothbay Hrb., South Bristol & Portland, Me., together with selected additions. Hope to see you there! Visit our website at www.fosterauctions.com Sale to inc.:

EARLY FURN.: Ant. mahg. Chippendale grad. 4 drawer bracket base chest, Sheraton mahg. d/l tbl. w/rope legs & dwr., Sm. 18th c. mahg. Q. Anne swing leg d/l tbl., Birch Sheraton Pembroke d/l tbl., Sheraton turned leg tbl. w/drawer, Pine 6 board blanket chest w/till & turned legs, D/t sea chest w/ditty box & rope beckets in old green, 4 Windsor chrs. inc. comb-back armchr./fan back signed T.C. Hayward & Bamboo rod backs, Sheraton ½ column mirror, Pine storage box, Boston rocker, Dbl. glass door secretary top, Empire scalloped top center tbl. & uph. top stool, Boston rocker in old paint dec., Windsor arrow back armchr. rocker, Sheraton ½ column mirror w/rev. ptd. house, Ant. rockers, Rabbit ear armchr., Dome top document box, Splayed leg stool in old gr. over red. VICTORIAN FURN.: 4 dwr. paint dec. cottage chest w/mirror,

Oak Hoosier cab., Bar Hrb. wicker armchr., Oak china cab. w/glass shelves, Vic. walnut oval top sm. stand, Walnut finger carv. footstool, 4 dwr. pine cottage chest, Vic. side chrs., Gold gilt mirrors, Walnut glass door wall cabinet, Ant. school desk w/inkwell, Vic. carv. turtle top tbl. CUSTOM & VINTAGE: Vint. wing chrs. inc. ball & claw foot, Vint. uph. mahg. armchr., Octagonal walnut India stand w/fancy inlays, Blue leather wing chair, Mahg. teacart, Mag. rack & stand, Martha Wash. lolling chr., Mahg. Chipp. mirror, Mahg. ball/claw foot candle stand, Convex mirror w/eagle.

ACCESSORIES: Ant. brass bound walnut lap desk, Country 7 dwr. wall spice cab. , Austrian cold ptd. bronze bird 4 ¼”, Lot w/ant. wooden butter molds/adv. tins etc., 2 Italian vint. mech. stoppers inc. beer drinker & kissers, Brass inc. basket etc., Ant.& vint. button collec. inc. Busts/figurals/Napoleons/vint. plastic etc., Lg. collec. of ant. & vint. Valentines inc. fancy fold outs etc., Pr. Wabanaki ant. Indian snowshoes, Ant. child’s sled in salmon paint & Snowcraft Me. bear paw snowshoes, Vint. wooden carv. 8 ¾” eagle, 6 rolling pins inc.: vint. floral china/stoneware/amber glass etc., Fireplace screen & tools etc., Ant. 15 ¾” wooden bowl in old red & Lg. oval one in old blk. & others, 5 Indian beaded pin cushions inc. shoe forms etc., Ruffoni risotto copper chefs pot, Woodenware bowls/mortar/slate etc., 2 wooden kegs in old green, Wooden crates, Decoys inc.:(Lot of vint. tri fold ptd. Mallard silhouette decoys by Reynolds, 4 carv./ptd. by Capt. Harry Jobes, Lot 5 inc. sgn. Robert Neitmeyer, Avocet shore bird, 4 decoys inc. inset head, Cork & others), Metal 4 heads of Buddha cane, Pewter teapot, Lot of ant. red & wh. pattern tbl. cloths & towels etc., Ant. inkwells etc., Shoefoot drying rack, Sword cane w/metal wolf head, Denmark teak tray & ice bucket, Box lots of linens, Milk bxs. & bottles, Lot w/unfin. ant. sampler/cat & bunny spoons etc., Mid cent. l dwr. wooden box, Canes w/lizard etc., Lot w/coffee grinder etc., Ant. photos, Vint. baseball cards, Mahg. jewelry cupboard w/dbl. glass doors & 4 dwrs., Country wood/iron game rack, 13” cherry burl bowl, Figs. of children, Carv. stone dome top box, Brass & copper inc. lamps/teapot/lg. bowl etc., Vint. whirligig of man sawing, Paint dec. knife tray, Silhouettes, Lesco vint. alligator clutch, Baskets inc. ant. w/curly cues/Indian sewing etc., Vint. travel case w/vanity pcs., Cast iron 5 fish mold, Horn carv. owl, Iron mag. rack w/elep. heads, Vint. sm. suitcase, Ant. milk can, Fur collars w/animal heads, Veg. ivory thimble & thread cases.

GLASS & CHINA: Glidden pott. fig. cov. fish dish, Pr. lg. 14” dia. Orient. planters w/carp & flowers, 18” pott. charger w/dbl. headed eagle, Pr. Tiffany & Co. crystal c/sticks, Inland Glass Co. cooking dish w/stained glass look cover, Collec. of Bennington type stoneware inc.:(pitcher w/horses & men, teapot, Toby jug, Turks head molds, bowls, mugs etc. ), Lots of 46 & 73 vint. glasses w/sailboats/planes/dogs etc., Bowls inc. bl. & wh. stoneware/mixing/spongeware etc., Ant. “Bl.Willow” deep platter, Mod. art glass sculpture, Stoneware crocks & bean pot, Flint patt. glass compote, Cut crystal pitcher/vase/compote etc., Zipper patt. glass humidor w/s.p. top, 6 pcs. early blown glass inc. Decanters w/lollipop stoppers/2 jars/shades, Bl.&wh. Wedgwood set, Wash bowls & pitchers, R.S. Prussia bowl & plate, Majolica vases w/sunflower designs, 10 Sinclair bowls & 11 Heisey, Parian figs. inc. lady w/hoop etc., 30 pcs. ant. ironstone china w/flower & bird design, Orient. export plates, 62 pc. set of Limoges “Athena”, Set of hd. ptd. vint. Jap. china, 8 ant. “Pansy” plates, Ant. fish platter w/fish design, Amberina, Staff. figs. inc. Queen cov. dish etc., 10k cameo pin/pend., Stoneware crocks/spongeware pitcher/jug/pitcher/oyster jar etc., 9 fine Limoges ant. plates etc., Silver lustre teaset etc., Lg. redware pan w/slip dec., Tureens etc., Bl.&wh. china set w/tureen & platter etc., Cut & pressed glass, Milk glass, Floral china set w/2 tureens etc., Czech. floral china set, Swarovski crystal, Stemware w/gold, Steuben style vase.

PAINTINGS: Lg. o/b by Halle Johnson “The Grotto” 49 ½”x23”, O/c seascape sgn. Warren Gay, Axe head w/barn ptg., O/c of peaches/grapes etc., O/c Teresa Mulliken, Sm. ant. o/b of folks fish. from boat, Ant. draw. of house & child w/dog, Rev. ptg. of G. Washington, O/c by Susanna L. Hicks Ford of statue in woods etc., Lg. pastel by Hollis Asenap of Indian “Greyfoot” Commanche, O/b of river falls. PRINTS: Ant. colored salmon print, 3 Waldo Theatre posters, Gold gilt Arts/Crafts frame 30”x22”, Lg. flower print, Frank Lloyd Wright “Johnson Wax Bldg.” print, Framed fabric from Fokker D-VII pilot Lt. H. Vo Beaulieu’s plane, Chromo. of fox & bunnies.

SILVER: Sterling: Nice 13 pc. French floral engrav. crystal dresser set w/blue/wh. guilloche enam. & silver tops in travel case by Maquet Paris, Hand mirror/brush/shoe horns, 7 pcs. inc. cut powder jar/c/sticks etc., 6 pcs. compote etc., Shreve/Crump/Low 15j. engrav. travel clock, 25 pcs. ster. spoons & nap rings, 21 pcs. ster./coin/ & .830 silv. inc. 8 salt spoons etc., Ster. tongs & dresser jar, Mix. lot w/thimbles/salt spoons/fruit knife etc., Lot w/compote/plate/candlesticks etc., Carv. knife & fork. Coin silver: Coin mug, Lot w/.830/.813/.800 etc. inc. ladle & spoons etc., 8 tsps., 6 tsps. by B. Norton. Silv. plated: 4 pc. teaset & fancy tray, Serv. trays, Enam. Danish ashtrays, Carole Stupell bowl, Silv. chest w/serv. pcs. etc., Pitchers, Trays etc.

JEWELRY: Gold: Opal plat. & 18k gold ring, 14k heart necklaces w/dias. & an opal pend., 14k ring w/22 bl. & wh. dias., 18k ring w/three .20 ct. dias. & 4 chips, Two 14k bl. Tanzanite & multi dia. rings, 14k & dias. heart brac. & a neck., 14k pink topaz & dia. multi stone ring, 14k ½ ct. dia. ring w/ side dias., 10k peridot & dia. pend., 14k ameth. & dia. cocktail ring, Lg. topaz 10k cocktail ring, 14k bl. sapp. & dia. ring, Vic. 10k neck. w/blk. enam. & pearl, 14k ruby & dia. ring, 14k ring w/pear cut czs., 1/10 ct. dia. ring, Fine pr. of 14k pearl grape cluster earrings, 14k ring w/cz’s,14k ring w/3 dias., 9k turquoise ring, 14k green ring, Various pins, 14k wedd. band, 2 9K wedd. bands, 3 gold rings inc. opal & pearls etc., 10k emerald/dia. ring, 10k thimble & cameo pin. Sterling jewelry: Seashell brac. w/star fish/sand $’s etc., Nice heavy hinged brac., Bl. Larimar heart neck., 2 tennis bracs. w/emerald colored & clear stones, 16 stone ameth. brac., Goldstone & garnet brac., Silv. cameos pin/pend., 12 assort. rings inc. peridot etc., Ameth. neck. w/flower design, Lily of Valley brac., 3 rings inc. malachite, Pearl cuff brac., Bl. Iolite tennis brac., Ring w/bl topaz/peridot/bl. Iolite, 11 pr. earrings inc. Taxco, Thistle pin w/stones, Chip neck. w/ster. fish, Pegasus horse neck., Inlaid ring /w tiger eye etc. Other jewelry: Circa. 1820’s mini. portrait of lady in bonnet in memorial pendant, Lapis & turq. tribal nickel silv. necks., 7 charka gemstone pend., Costume lot w/coral neck. etc., Lot w/bone beads etc.,Napier brac. w/bl. glass. Watches: Bulova 14k lady’s wrist watch, Ant. .800 silv. ant. guilloche enam. & pearl lady’s lapel watch, Ant. Waltham o.f. 17j. pock. watch w/ 9K gold chain, Hamilton 17j. mod. 936 pock. watch, 10k o.f. Waltham pock. watch, Lot w/old watches etc., Waltham h.c. w/ watch chains & fobs, “Studebaker” vint. South bend 21 J. pock. watch, Lg. key wind Providence Watch Co. pock.

COINS: Five 1/10 oz. $5 gold coins, Two “75th Ann. Pearl Hrb.” 1/10 oz gold coins, Morgan silver $’s:(2 slabbed 1890 ms-63 & 1901-O ms64, Lots of 10/5/11, Two gem ms63 1889 & 1904-O etc.), Peace silv. $’s, 2 Am. Eagle 1 oz. rds., .900 silv. 1986 Lib. $, Two 5 tr. oz. .999 silv. rds. inc. British Surrender etc., 39 Indian Head cents, 13 tokens inc. 1896 “United Snakes of Am.” for Byron & Civil war etc., 3 .999 1 oz. silv. rds., 2¢ pcs., 230 estate foreign coins inc. 18th c. Russian etc. & others, slabbed 1 oz .999 silv. “Pearl Hrb. coins, Type coins inc. Barber ½’s & ½ dime etc., Cents inc. 4 bl. albums & loose & others, 120 proof Jeff. nicks./Roos. dimes & Linc. cents, 17.50 face 40% Kenn. clads, 37 lg. cents, U.S. 1917 lg. $2 bill, 1802 lg. cent, Nickels V/Buffalo/Wash., Lot foreign coins & currency inc. 1794 Carolus IIII silv. etc., 45 estate type coins inc. lg. cents/Fly. Eagle ¢’s/2 & 3¢ pcs./Barber dimes/1857 ½ dime etc., 239 Indian Head cents, Seat Lib. dimes inc. 1838 etc., 16 type coins inc. 1855 quarter etc., Approx. 14 lbs. estate Wheat cents, 100 shilling Mozart silver coin, 13 pcs. paper currency inc. “Farmer’s Bank” N.C. $2 bill & Confederate notes etc., “Buff. nicks. 1916-D xf & 1924-D vf/xf, ½’s inc. Colum. Expo. 1963 mint set, Bills inc. lg. 1917, $10.50 90% silv. coins, Lot 75 U.S. coins, Shrunken $1 bill. STAMPS: Old U.S. & foreign collec. w/2 albums & loose stamps.

ORIENTAL RUGS: Ant. Bokharas 3’x3’6 & 3’x4’, & 3’x5’2, 7’1x10’, 2’10x4’10, 2’8x4’9, 2’7x9’10, Ant. 4’4x6’10, 5’7x8’7, 4’4x9’2, 3’10x7’8, 3’1x5’1, 3’9x6’8, 3’8x6’3, 4’x10’, Ant. 3’x4’. Other rugs: Ankara Turkish loomed Orient. style 5’3x7’3 & 2’x3’, Hooked inc./bear paw pat. 2’5x9’ etc., Floral hooked 3’10x5’10. MUSICAL: Ant. violin by A.W. White/Boston, 27 novelty music boxes, Andreas Morelli Strad. violin.

OTHER ITEMS OF INTEREST: Rare pr. of adverting chrs. “Sargent Superfine Enamel” & “Real Coat”, 18 ½” h. carv. frog w/fish & pole, Album of 42 movie star photos inc. sgn. Ingrid Bergman & many Grace Kelly etc., Ant. metal hand held “Stop” sign, Figural ptd. duck rocker, 3’4 long carv. & ptd. carousel horse, New metal garden fence, Wall map “Polar Aeronautical World”, Real fur faux moose head mount, 1801 doc. filing sex. defamation against man, Van/truck jump seat, Blk. Singer Featherweight sewing mach., Carv. wooden sign “Bass Outdoor Footwear”, Mounted ant./vint. buttons inc. shell/plastic etc., 21 pine paneled cupboard doors, 1931 sign “Restroom Closed”.

MODERN: Set of 4 Shaker chrs. w/shawl bar in green paint, Pine game tbl. by Butler Co., l door stand w/hd. ptd. teapots & supports, 12 blue metal fold. chrs., Maple Hitchcock corner cupboard, Flat top desk w/side shelves, 2 dwr. maple Hitchcock stand, Cedar lined storage box, Maple Boston rocker, Clam basket style mag. rack, Pr. 1 dwr. Shaker style stands, 4 maple Windsor chrs., Backgammon, Pine storage box.

LAMPS: Brass Bradley & Hubbard lamp w/ptd. milk glass mushroom shade sgn. Handel, Rare iron floor lamp w/war helmet shade & 2 grenades, Ant. china w/ptd. florals & metal faces on base, Brass Rayo lamps w/milk glass shades, Ant. tin/glass lantern etc., 2 vint. adv. wall lights for “Storz Beer”, Brass push-up c/sticks, Crystal urn w/spigot made into lamp, Iron hand pump lamp, Lg. & sm. heavy chandeliers, 3 pr. brass wall scones, Lamp w/Samurai.

CLOCKS: Mahg. inlaid French chime clock, Ant. European wooden wall clock w/fig. mermaid ptd. sides etc., Gilbert octagonal “34 Marines” wall clock, Mission oak tall clock, Ant. floral china clock by Spaulding & Bonn Germ. china, Mission tall clock w/glass door, Ant. Sessions shelf clock w/ptd. stork.

BOOKS: 2 bxs. of C. Dickens & J. F. Cooper children’s books, Nautical books inc. “Maritime Hist. of Maine” etc., 29 ant. estate books inc. “Life & Travels of Gen. Grant”.

TOOLS: Toro snow blower, Lg. ant. quarry block, Box galv. dock bolts, Weed whacker, Misc. tools, Chain saws, Craftsman bench grinder.

WEAPONS: Ant. Belgium 22 cal. parlor pistol sgn. Flobert w/carv. hand., Ant. bottom break Smith & Wesson boot pistol. Knives & Swords: Rare 1600’s silv. hilt Talwar 28” sword, Don Ash hd. made knife, Ottoman Turkish bayonet m1874 by Prov. Tool, 2 ant. swords, Fancy Fraternal sword, Jap. Samurai style sword, Spanish style sword, Mahg./brass Gurkha knife, Set 4 Aeroblade throw. knives, Bone/brass Bowie knife, Motorcycle skull rider fold. knife w/light, File blade hunting knife, Fold. rite edge knife, Mod. lion head Medieval dagger. OTHER: Pine 1 door gun cab., 4 medals inc. WWI etc.

NAUTICAL: Bone & rosewood ship Capts. cane, 37” fishing boat, Lobster trap wire lobster & framed chart “Castine to Cape Eliz.”, Lg. old galvan. fold. anchor, 23” Spanish Galleon, Glass fish. float w/ holder, Russian nautical ship’s wall clock, 6 wooden pot buoys, 2 wooden lobster traps, Fish. poles & reels.

CHILDREN’S: Vint. child’s tbl. & 2 chrs., Vic. rocker w/uph. seat, Lot w/tin wind up “Toonerville Trolley” etc., 35 collec. dolls, Iron mech. cat & mouse bank, Doll's hooded cradle, Lot of vint. & ant. dolls inc. compo. & bisque w/Shirley Temple books etc., 22” pond model sailboat, China head doll.

MINERAL SPECIMENS: Lg. amethyst cathedral geode, Fine 6 ½ lb. polished malachite specimen, Lg. fluorite 16 lb. multi color crystal, Pretty qrtz. crystal cabinet specimen, Choice 3 ¼” l. qrtz. dbl. point crystal, Polished Ammonite fossils, Turq. cabinet specimen, Fossil squid, Ameth. gemstone tree, Pyrite qrtz. sphalerite, Deep purple ameth. crystal, Bl. Celestite crystal, Agate & qrtz. bookends, Lg. blk. tourmaline, Malachite carv. frog etc., Petrified wood display, Stone hearts inc. rose qrtz. etc. Stone carv. Polar bear, Collec. w/stone names, Fossil fish, Tourmaline crystal etc.

TERMS: Cash or approved check. Everything sold as is. All sales are final. We accept absentee bids prior to the auction with a 20% deposit. 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. We accept Visa, Master & Discover Cards. Catered. Limited seating. Call ahead for seat reservations & availability. Air conditioned.



ROBERT L. FOSTER AUCTIONEER & APPRAISER-LIC. NO. AUC 157

811 U.S. Rt. l, P.O. Box 203, Newcastle, Maine 04553.

Auction Gallery 207-563-8110



Licensed, Bonded & Insured. Established in Newcastle since 1953

Member of Me.Auctioneer’s Association & Maine Antique Dealer’s Association


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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.