ANTIQUE ESTATES AUCTION
Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 10:00 a.m.
At Foster’s Auction Gallery, 811 U.S. Rt. 1, Newcastle, Me.
Preview Fri. , May 17, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. & morning of sale 8:00 to 9:45. Sale to inc.: A fine Wiscasset estate, together with items from other homes & estates in: Mass., E. Boothbay & Brunswick, Me., together with selected additions. Hope to see you there! Sale to inc.:
EARLY FURN.: Nice lg. Am. circa. 1740 red ptd. raised panel dbl. door cupboard w/5 dwrs. 74” w X 81” h., Chipp. bracket base grad. 4 dwr. chest, Lg. ant. grain ptd. dry sink w/dbl. door cupboard top w/4 dwrs., 18th cent. chimney cupboard in paint & nat. finish, Pine diminutive Empire dbl. glass door secretary, Sheraton pine 6’ d/l harvest tbl., Pine 6 board cut out base blanket box, Nice d/t country School Master’s desk on frame, Ant. Fed. mantel mirror w/Egyptian heads & lions w/rev. ptd. top, Sheraton pine fold top game tbl., Mahg. Sheraton desk on frame, Ant. Chinese inset marble top ornately carv. rosewood ball & claw foot stand, D/t 6 board chests in old red stain etc., 4 pillow back chrs. w/stenc. basket of fruit, 4’ Deacon’s bench, Various chrs., ½ column Sheraton mirror.
VICTORIAN FURN.: Vic. walnut & burl marble top ½ commode, Bureau w/orig. floral paint dec., 4 dwr. oak file, Walnut grape carv. loveseat, Commode w/added step-back cupboard top, Fancy ant. iron garden settee w/grape patt., Vic. refin. pine 4 dwr. chest, Vic. oak stick & ball umbrella stand, Walnut marble turtle top parlor stand, Walnut finger carv. slipper chr. & grape carv. rocker etc., Refin. dbl. door commode w/walnut pulls, Sm. pine 4 dwr. bureau, French style mahg. stand, Walnut mirrors inc. dome top & oval, Set 6 Vic. caned seat side chrs., Wicker rocker, Ptd. twisted leg ball & claw foot stand, Stools inc. Kelim cov. & needlework, Walnut 3 tier hang. shelf. VINTAGE & CUSTOM: Nice mahg. 2 dwr. flat top desk by Doten Dunton Co., Pr. of sm. bowfront inlaid bureaus, Chipp. style mirror sgn. Wallace Nutting, Pr. ant. iron garden armchrs. w/Lily of the Valley, Set of 5 mahg. Chipp. chrs. w/slip seats, Fancy iron garden chr. & stand, 2 bamboo patio armchrs. & sofa, 5 & 3 dwr. Paine Furn. bureaus, Iron base floral tile top tbl., Open top corner cupboard, Mahg. 6 dwr. bowfront chest, Uph. chaise lounge, 2 bamboo porch chrs., Bookshelves.
ACCESSORIES: Rare set of 5 ant. oval Shaker covered pantry boxes w/finger laps in natural finish 6 ¾” to 10 ½”, Rare ant. Orient. lacquered sewing box w/paw feet & gold dec. w/fitted interior & bone sewing implements, Nice ant. wooden clamp on apple peeler attrib. to Shakers, 6’ h. Orient. Coromandal 6 sec. fold. screen w/Geishas & pagodas, Circa. 1830 leather cov. trunk w/brass tacks & lion head handles, Ant. tole adj. pole fire screen, 3 ant. iron orig. ptd. doorstops inc. Pheasant & basket & urn of flowers, Ant. brass engrav. bedwarmer, 3 vint. ptd. decoys inc. tagged James T. Morres-Mass. & 4 by Capt. Harry Jobes inc. Golden Eye & others etc., Estate pewter collec. inc.: (Dunham coffee pot, Porringer, Push-up c/sticks, Lamp etc.), Ant. accordion postcard album w/248 cards inc. Maine etc., Early wr. iron beam/chr. candle holder, Ant. wooden fancy inlaid tea caddy, Fancy Vic. standing easel w/faux jewels, Unusual brass mounted trunk w/cedar, Paint dec. bellows, Juggling pins inc. ant. Indian, Lot of ant. textiles inc.:(Hd. done paisley, Early embroid. cloth, Quilt etc.), Ant. copper inc.: coal hod/bucket/camp coffee pot etc., Tin milk carrier w/6 bottles inc. Brookside Farm, Orient. bone carv.of 5 grad. elephants, Canes inc.: (Steam eng. gadget, Brass mermaid, Eagle head, Cobra sword cane), Brassware inc.:( Ant. push-up c/sticks, Fist & ball door knocker, Bucket w/ Bacchus etc.), 3 bone carv. monkeys “Hear No...”, Ant. splint gathering baskets, Cloisonné, Carv. soapstone Foo dogs, Hats inc. ant. Beaver top hat in leather case, Iron “Hair Cut & Shave” coat rack, 1943 Wallingford Vt. snowshoes, Tole trays inc. lg. blk. w/gold dec., Ant. wooden ice skates, Sm. busts of soldiers w/helmets, Brass & porc. hat rack, Nice lots of estate linens of all types inc. nice cutwork tbl. cloth, , Iron bird dog coat hooks, Sm. dbl. glass door 4 dwr. cab., Jade/turq. & enam. hd. mirror, Early wood & carv. bone Europ. figs., Orient. carv. figs., Silkwork pic. of ducks, Ant./vint. purses/vanity pcs. etc., Kitchen items, Iron kettle, Moses needlework,“To Nude Beach” sign, Fur coats, Adv. crates inc.“Safety Box Toe”. GLASS & CHINA: Nice 73 pc. set of “Mansfield” bl./wh. china by Royal Worcester inc. teapot/cov. dish etc., Ant. French Limoges 56 pc. china set for 8 “The Nantes”, Fine ant. Germ. porc. fig. of mother & children w/crown mark, Rare octagonal art pott. paperweight by Sat. Evening Girls w/tree design, Crystal inc.:(2 sgn. Steuben bowls, Waterford decanters/bowl/cream & sugar/stemware etc., Baccarat vase, etc.), Orient. china inc.:( 24 Celadon “Famille Rose” plates, Imari platter, Rose Medallion teapot/platter/ jar, plates etc.), 28 pcs. flow blue inc. “Florida” cov. tureen & Grindley “Portman” etc., Dark blue & flow blue inc.: (teapot/cream & sugar/oct. cov. dish etc.), Mud figs., Part. sets of fine china by Oscar de la Renta “Ivory Florentine”/Wedgwood bone china/Copeland “Spodes Tower”/Spode X-mas/Copeland Spode “Reynolds” & Wedgwood “Wellesley”, Ant. teaset by Richard Briggle, Royal Doulton c/saucers “Glen Auldyn” & “Bunnykins” plates & figs., Platters inc. Wedgwood “Blue Willow” & Royal Doulton “Malvern” etc., 26 pcs. etch. stemware, 4 lg. pcs. blown glass by Simon Pearce inc. 18 ¾” vase & candle vases, 12 floral Limoges plates, Phrenology head, Colored glass, Copper lustre, Strawberry sugar, Hunt pitcher, Lg. hex. pickle bottle etc., Pr. china Foo dogs, Ginger jar & carv. fluorite vase, Patt. glass pitchers & compotes etc., Stoneware jugs & 16” Mason jars, Dk. blue Staff. plate w/goats, Vint. mix. bowls & canisters, 12 cobalt sherbets, Spode demi tasse c/saucers, Collec. of frogs, Lenox birds, Quimper, Delft, Sgn. Mosher & Czech. perfumes etc., Orient. planters, Mod. pott. inc. Damariscotta Pott. pcs., 10 pcs. Pfaltzgraff Pott. “Star Trek”, Hadley pott. w/fruit.
PAINTINGS: Fine estate ant. Am. primitive portrait of 2 children w/dog & basket of fruit 28 ½”x35 ½”, Aldro Thompson Hibbard o/c winter landscape “Shifting Light” 23”x17 ½”, Pr. of early Am. estate o/c prim. portraits of man & woman w/lace ruff in gold gilt frames 18”x24”, O/wood panel of cat laying on pillow, Collec. of Meyer Matzkin o/c landscapes/portraits/cows/marines & genre inc. box lots, Ant. o/wood of kitten on cushion, Sailing ship drawing by Fred. S. Cozzens, Collec. Lillian Matzkin Zimbler: o/c basket of vegs./still life’s/portraits/landscapes & others, Collec. Evelyn Matzkin landscapes/marines inc. box lots, Vic. o/c beach scene w/cliff, O/b of boat at dock by Harold Walcott, Sailboats attrib. to Reynolds Beal, O/c rocks & surf, W/c st. scene sgn. Rotier, 3 relief wood carv. pics. of moose/walrus/buffalo, House & barn w/c by Foster H. Nystrom, O/b sailboat by Verol, David Matzkin ptgs., W/c flowers & parrot sgn. Kitty Parsons. PRINTS: Ant. prints of hunting dogs w/fox inc. “The Fox Chase” & “The Grand Leicestershire Fox Hunt” etc., Nautical print of fisherman in rowboat, 2 “Booth. Playhouse” adv. posters, Sgn. Gordon Grant of whalers, Old full length silhouette of lady, M.P. O’Donnell sgn. print of bowl & chr., Ant. “Public Gardens-Mass.”, Estate photos inc. Capt. Frissee & Lieut. Goodhue at Camp Meade ’98 & family photos, 3 Pres. prints inc. Wash. & Linc., Godey fashion.
SILVER: Sterling: Lg. Gorham heavy sterling 6 pc. teaset w/s.p. tray, Lg. ant. heavy ornate covered tureen w/paw feet by Whiting 12” l., 8 pc. lot inc. c/sugar by J. Wooley/James Fry 1817 sauce boat/Newbury ladles etc., Lg. lot w/lg. ladle/serv. pcs./flatware etc., Nice lot w/veg. dishes/oval tray/thimble shot glass/bread tray/bowls/bell/baby cup etc., Lot w/butter pourer/candlesticks etc., 3 tine serv. tongs, 6 ster. handle butter knives. Coin silver: Ant. 24 pc. lot w/lg. ladle/serv. & tsps by various makers, 6 Danish .830 demi-tasse spoons, .800 compact. Silver plated: Lot w/punch bowl & wine coasters etc., Set flatware in chest, Trays, Toast rack, Veg. dish etc.
JEWELRY: Gold: Lot 14k: (ant. engrav. thimble pend., jade pin/ring/dia. style earrings), 14k dia. & sapp. ring, 14k lg. citrine ring, 14k & 18k inc. citrine pend. & ladies watch chain etc., 14k jade brac., 14k carv. jade earrings. Sterling: 2 pcs. Native Am. Indian sterling inc. nice Concha belt w/turquoise & squash blossom neck. w/lg. naja pend., Lot estate pcs. inc. bl. topaz neck. /pend. w/carv. & ptd. scene etc., Sgn. Georg Jensen grape & leaf pin, Rare larimar heart neck., Am. Indian: cuff brac. w/turq./earrings/turq. beads/pill box etc., Garnet brac., Open filigree brac. w/blue topaz, Peridot & turq. brac., 44” vermeil neck., Peridot & bl. topaz ring, Vint. engrav. Eng. bangle, Goldstone & garnet brac., Zuni eagle pin w/stones, Mexican jewelry inc. heavy brac. etc., Bone face lady pend. w/stones, Peridot poison ring, 18” marine link neck., Bl. topaz ring, Ameth. ring, Compass/anchor ring, Snake ring, Ster. & lapis neck., Ameth. & bl. topaz cross, 19” link chain etc. Other jewelry: Orient. lot w/jade beads/moonstone brac./jade ball pends. etc., Orient. rose qrtz. neck., Costume, Jade amulets, Woven rope garnet neck., Lot w/Vic. locket/carv. face beads etc., Glass jewelry box, Bone bangle brac. & trade beads, Bakelite brac. w/stones etc. Watches: Lg. mod. man’s wrist.
COINS: Morgan & Peace silv. dollars, 1836 Bust half, 1791 Spanish 4 reales, Me. 1970 Sesq. .999 7 t.o. medal, 3 silv. 1921 5 Bolivars, 5 early inc. 1602 Spain Pirate Cob. Phillip III & 1612 Poland 1/24 Thaler etc., 1845 5 francs money clip, 1914 & ’19 Chinese silv. $’s, 1787 Carolus III 8 reals, 1921 Morgan silv. $, 10 1957 c.u. silver certs. consec. #’d, Tokens inc. 1837 Hard Times etc. STAMPS: Sm. stamp collec.
RUGS: Orientals: Runner 3’3x10’2, 2’4x6’5. Other rugs: New wool runner w/leaf 2’3x7’6, Hooked 5’x7’10, 5’4x7’4, New Turkish loomed Orient. style 3’x5’ & 1’10x12’.
MOD. FURN. ETC.: Lg. 59”h. wooden carv. leaf mirror, Maple slant front 3 dwr. desk, Mahg. Butler’s tray coffee tbl., Maple 5 dwr. chest, Metal patio tbl. & 6 chrs., Pr. velvet uph. side chrs., Mirrors.
MUSICAL: Grundig “Classic 960” hi-fi sound tbl. radio, 21 ½” h. wooden tribal drum, Ant. auto. harp.
OTHER ITEMS OF INTEREST: Pr. 19” h. ant. iron garden urns & others (12”/18 ½” & 9 ½”), 2 vint. adv. signs “Carlings Red Cap Ale” inc. 1 w/cloth jockey cap & 1 w/jockey profile, 2 lg. factory wooden shoe racks, 35” peacock gold ptd. wr. iron weathervane, Vint. pattern molds inc. 4 by Essex mach. 1 marked Boothbay 33” & 5’ sgn. H.B. Park, Pr. 40” h. carv./ptd. ducks, Carv./ptd. zebra head, Car emblems1930’s “Stewart”/”Chevy V Flag” etc., Rare Caribbean blue larimar specimen w/polished window, Ant. brass bound barrel w/canes/umbrellas, Porc. enam. “Coca Cola” sign, “Heinz 57” emboss. tin sign, 37 Assoc. Press wire photos & releases w/WWII subs etc., Porc. “Pepsi Cola” sign, Lg. tin store tea bin w/cov. wagon scene, Wood Dirigo egg case, 2 Atlas moth specimens, Fancy wood bird house, “Morton Salt” sign, Sm. iron parlor stove by E. Ingalls, Phister no. 3 ½ wheeling fire extinq. & commercial multi pc. Savory toaster, Elec. stove w/log look, Art Studio paint set w/easel, Pr. fancy wooden carv. column tops, Cement & plaster figs. inc. mans head, Stethoscope/microscope/ant. B.&L. ophthalmoscope, Garden armillary, Arcade video games: “Frogger”/”Galaxian” & “Donkey Kong”, B.&L. spotting telescope, Vibroplex telegraph, Fish. tackle.
LAMPS: Ant. 8 panel caramel slag glass lamp, Pr. 5’ ant. wr. iron candle holders w/rams head dec., Vint. pr. country tin/wood chandeliers, Tbl. lamps inc.: Oriental/vint./china/blk. marble etc., Vint. hang. crystal bead lamp, 2 vint. iron floor lamps, Oil lamps, Beaded candle shades, Brass wall lantern.
CLOCKS: Ant. Boston Clock Co. iron shelf clock, Germ. Junghans mantel clock w/Westminster chimes, Vic. walnut shelf clock “Mecca” by Gilbert, U.S. Gov. Chelsea ship’s clock, Ant. Seth Thomas shelf clock, E. Ingraham wall & shelf clock w/rev. ptd. eagle & flags, Ant. 4 column alabaster clock, Rare 1880’s Boston Clock Co. iron clock w/open escap., 2 blk. slates inc. S. Thomas.
BOOKS: Rare 1652 “Cassandra the Fam’d Romance" in 5 Parts by a person of quality printed for Mofeley, Other estate books: “Lovewells Expeditions” w/Indians 1865, “Hist. of Buccaneers of America” 1699, “Treatise on Cattle” 1795 etc., “Waldo Pierce” signed, Box lots inc. Audubon “Birds of Am.”, “Maritime Hist. of Mass.” 1921, Children’s, Leather bound, 35 Marvel & D.C. comics inc. #284 “Capt. America” & #263 “Superman” etc., Ant. reference books.
OUTBOARD: Outboard Yamaha 3 h.p. outboard motor & Danforth anchor.
TOOLS: 9 ant. wood & metal planes & storage box, Garden wheelbarrows & tools, Dolly, New Cal-Hawk 4 pc. 15’ ratch. tie downs, 4’2 butcher block top work bench w/vise.
WEAPONS ETC.: Guns: Crosman 66-C & Powermaster 760 air guns, Flintlock pistol as is. Swords & Knives: 19th cent. “Rices Surprise Party 1492” bronze short sword, Ant. Chasseport sword/bayonet, Bone hand. hunt. knife, Lg. Bowie knife, Bollock dagger, Military bayonet, Contem. Civil War style sword. Other: Rare Germ. WWI iron watch chain fob mkd. 1916 Eisenzurehr w/eagle “Gold for Iron”, 1000 rds. Rem. .22 cal. ammo.
NAUTICAL: 4’2 long cased ship model of “Am. Scout N.Y.” by Albert Cloutier w/mirrored back, Ant. Kelvin & White brass ship’s binnacle case on column base, 3’5 long fiberglass bass fish mount, Ant. splayed d/t sea chest w/carv. becket holders & ptd. pinwheels, 5 ¼” scrimshawed whales tooth w/eagle & 3 masted ship, Lg. brass 18” dia. nautical bell, Ship models inc. 32 ½” 3 masted/24” 2 masted “Lonestar”, Lobster & sailboats etc., Lot w/Chelsea U.S. Navy ship’s clock, Ant. box compass, Vint. metal bookends of sailor at the helm, Ant. wheel barometer w/inlay sgn. T. Pinil London, Inlaid wall thermometer by J. Gall, 60” ptd. tin sword fish trade sign, Swordfish bill sword w/carv./inlaid wood handle, Light up pic. of Am. motor boat, Bone carv. snake hand. pie crimper, 6 ant. pot buoys, Glass urn of shells, Lot w/Perko lanterns/mini. ship models etc.
CHILDREN’S: “Buck Roger 25th Cent.” pistol by Daisy, Vint. tin wind-up car by Ny-Lint, Sm. vint. oak toboggan by Snocraft of Me., Vint. oak child’s snowshoes & wooden skis, Lionel #8304 train & track etc., Dolls “Playskool Pullman” car, Dolls inc. Shirley Temple, Ant. baby clothes, Iron mech. cat/mouse bank, Bamboo armchr. rocker.
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.
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