ANTIQUE ESTATES AUCTION

Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 10:00 a.m.

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


Preview Fri., Nov. 15, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. & morning of sale 8:00 to 9:45. Sale to inc.: Estates in Newcastle, Me. & items from other local estates, together with selected additions. Hope to see you there! Sale to inc.:



EARLY FURN.: Pine lift top 2 dwr. blanket chest, Country pine hutch tbl., Yellow stenciled Salem rocker, Sm. wooden pie safe w/pierced tin sides, Ant. hang. whale end shelf, Sm. inlaid mahg. Chippendale mirror, Ant. rocking cradle, Ant. 19” mirror, Sheraton rush seat chr., Milking stool, Red stool, Wall knick knack shelf, Set of 4 thumb-back chrs., Hepplewhite no dwr. stand, Ptd. step-down Windsor & 9 spindle bow-back chrs., Mahg. 2 over 3 grad. dwr. chest on bracket base, Pine blanket box, Mahg. Chippendale mirror & ½ column rev. ptd. mirror, 18th c. ladder back chr. & rocker, Boot jack end bench, 2 Chipp. rush seat chrs., 2 Boston rockers, N. Eng. grain ptd. vase back side chr., Pr. twin rope beds & full maple bed, Mirror w/rev. ptd. house & makers label, Empire mahg. saber leg chrs., Empire mahg. 2 dwr. d/l stand, Grain dec. Boston rocker, Sheraton gilt ½ column mirror, Thumb-back & step down Windsor chrs., Mahg. Chipp. mirror.

VICTORIAN FURN.: Walnut 2 dwr. fancy turned leg desk, Carv. rd. oak tbl. w/leaf, Refin. pine commode, Mahg. ball/claw foot carv. armchr. w/dolphins, Carv. mahg. oval marble top parlor stand, Highchr., Spool towel bars, Spindle armchr. w/needlepoint seat, High back ball & claw foot uph. armchr., Wicker rocker & gr. porch rocker, 3 Vic. carv. side chrs., Fancy carv. stand w/leather top, Mahg. oval marble top parlor stand, Inlaid mahg. bookcase, Organ stool, Uph. rocker, Vic. grape carv. uph. chr., Oak commode.

CUSTOM & VINT. FURN., MID CENT. ETC.: Mahg. 6 dwr. Chipp. bureau, Vint. high back uph. settee w/tapered legs, Hat tree, Pine painter’s stool, Mid cent. Swedish leather chr./ottoman by Ekornes “Stressless”, Mahg. Queen Anne fan carv. grad. 4 dwr. bureau, Mahg. M. Washington sew. stand, Carv. mahg. library tbl., Carv. mahg. & walnut oval French stand, Lg. & sm. cedar chests, French floral uph. armchr., Uph. mahg. settee w/brass ormolu, Pr. iron base plant stands & footstool, 2 carv. open armchrs. inc. 1 w/lions heads etc., Ptd. cedar chest, Mahg. bow front 6 dwr. tall chest, Oak flat arm porch rocker, Lg. mirror w/print of ladies, Hexagonal ornate plant stand, Oval d/l tbl. etc.

ACCESSORIES: Doris Stauble wax fruit arrangement, Palmer Cox Brownie fabric cut outs w/various outfits inc. framed display pc./doll etc., Orient. cloisonné cov. jar on base, Ant. chopping bowl & dec. pantry box, 4 ant. hd. done quilts inc. friendship etc., Shadow box by Isabell M. Deschinnt of Indian rug w/various herbs for color dying, Ant. baskets, Fancy iron fold. “Tree Branch” plant stand, Fancy Orient. jew. cab. w/inlaid m.o.p. birds & flowers, Ant. pewter etc.inc. tea & coffee pots etc., 20 dwr. wood & brass spice chest, Ant./vint. buttons inc. military, Crib quilts inc. “Log Cabin” & bear etc., Ant. wooden egg carrying crate, Ant. coffee grinder, Vint. musical cowboy bookends by Dodge, Boston & Me. R.R. s.p. toothpick, 8 vint. copper pots/pans/tea kettles, Ant. brass swing hand. pail, Adv. & hd. ptd. tin, Indian dolls/pottery & ptg. by Begay, Woven wool wall hanging 68”x58”, Pewter c/sticks etc., Mahg. & tole trays, Ant. baskets inc. Indian splint etc., Brass inc. swing hand. bucket etc.,Wood “Moxie” crate, 7 dwr. wall spice box, Two 3 sec. wood. card file dwrs., Wooden sew. lap board w/measure, Andirons/screen/tools, Lg. needlework pic. of red house, Ptd. mirror by Loretta Boeche, Iron trivets & sad irons, S.W. stone Indian carv., Adj. brass book rack w/sphinx & pyramid, Italian inlaid trick box, 2 vint. wooden decoys, 15 pc. Willow Tree crèche set, Linens & pocket books, Pine chest w/set of pewter flatware, Ant. paisley & Fancy Vic. quilt pcs., Vic. easel, Wire baskets, Griswold iron Dutch oven, India mahg./brass jewelry box, Gilt dresser top mirror, Vint. wooden ironing board, Brass/copper c/sticks, Lot w/knife tray etc., Wr. iron fireplace tools, Fold. drying rack, Brass cat door knocker, Floral needlework pic., Fold. drying rack, Brass beehive c/sticks, Fig. hand clip, Ant. egg crate, Sm. ant. glass slides, Ant. iron key andirons w/hearts, Metal tub & ice cream maker, 3 Santa’s & ptd. tree, Christmas decs., Flower frogs, Cement garden squirrel, Kitchen items, Estate linens, Billiken, Lic. plates, Silk kimono, Carv. wooden animals, Copper bowl etc. DECOYS: 2 & 2 ant. ecoys, Carv./ptd. rooster & shore bird, 6 “Carry-Lite” decoys.

GLASS & CHINA: Cut glass: water bottle/syrup/bowls etc., 2 lg. blue & wh. Oriental planters, Oriental pottery & china, Lot w/spongeware beehive bank etc., Crystal inc. Steuben decanter/sgn. pc. w/sea otter/Kosta vase etc., Me. pott. inc. Edgecomb plaq. w/Grey herring/Georgetown cookie jar w/loons etc., 13 pcs. pottery by Judy Jackson & Bennington, Red-Cliff lg. ironstone soup tureen & ladle, Sandwich glass, Colored glass, 2 Royal Doulton figurines, 10 Wedgwood plates w/Christian Science life, Lg. glass basket w/9 pcs. glass fruit, Oriental china umbrella holder, Lg. set of ant. Schwarzburg china w/serv. pcs., Orient. mud figs., Glass ped. base jar w/shells, Art glass inc. sgn. Bob Moyer swirl vase, Stemware, Sm. set of Adams china, Lot w/Waterford angel etc., Ant. glass dome w/flowers in vase, Ant. stoneware jars, Cov. tureens, Oriental china, Simon Pearce vase etc., Bl.&wh. Spode & Delft etc., Lot w/Lenox/Heisey etc., Blown blue glass vase, Mod. pottery, Baby face cream top milk bottles Lund’s Dairy/Me., Ant. china plates inc. Dresden etc., Hd. made pottery, Staffordshire etc., Pottery inc. Sheepscot/Bennington etc., Pottery planters.

PAINTINGS: Ant. portrait of Henry Wells Clapp artist sgn. Balles, W/c “Early Morning Pemaquid” by C. Phillips, O/c beach & dunes by S. Denis, W/c landscape by S. Eldredge, W/c of barn, 2 repro. prim. portraits of children, W/c by Diana M. Beam of surf, Ant. o/c cottage/lady at stream, W/c humming birds by Kyling Park, Ant. o/c lake scene w/sailboats 35”x21”, Prescott Van Wyck o/b landscape, W/c shadow box w/3 marine scenes, 2 w/c’s by Margaret Williams inc. floral, Oil of house by Greg & still life by S. Doane, 3 o/c by Sarah S. Harvey inc. seascape. PRINTS: Etching of Mark Twain “The Golfer” sgn. Bradley, Lmtd. ed. sgn. prints inc. “Shaker Village” by Moss & village by Scott hunter etc., Lmtd. ed. sgn. print by Will Moses, Etch. of fisherman, Lmtd. ed. “Spring Cardinals”, Silhouette of weathervane, 5 inc. 4 young ladies by Leveillie etc. & other prints & frames.

COIN & STERLING: 15 pc. lot of ster. & coin silv., Horn & ster. carv. set, M.o.pearl hand. knives w/ster. bands, 12 Me. souv. tokens inc. Damariscotta, 3 folders Lincoln cents, C/sticks. S.Plated: Assort. pcs., Engrav. tray, Cov. dishes/pitcher etc.

JEWELRY: Gold: 10k ring w/multi color stone, 14k pearl brac., 10k amethyst ring, 14k ring w/opals & dias., 10k pearl ring. Sterling: Amethyst neck. & earrings, Pend. w/pearl/ameth. & bl. topaz, Plique a jour enam. & pearl ring, Moonstone ring, Blk. tourmaline & ruby ring. Other jewelry: 8 strand m.o.p. fetish type neck.

MUSICAL: Lg. lots of music cds, Bose radio & Proton 300 radio, Record albums.

COINS: 3 pcs. U.S. frac. notes inc. 1875 10¢/1863 5¢/1874 10¢, 1957 $1 silv. certs., 1851 copper ¢, 2001 unc. Am. Eagle .999 1 oz. silv. STAMPS: 2 U.S. foreign stamp albums, Sm. lot of estate stamps.

ORIENTAL RUGS: 10’8x2’7, Ant. Herez 4’2x2’2, Ant. 6’6x3’11, 5’10x4’5, 6’4x4’4, Ant. Herez 1’9x2’7, Persian floral 10’4”x 13’8, Caucasian 3’8x5’10, Kelim frag. 2’x2’10, 4’4X9’, Hamadan mat 23”x34”, Chinese 3’11x6’8 & 2’x3’10, Mat 19”x40”, 2’x3’9, 2’x2’9, 2’6x3’9, 2’7x3’11, Kelims 6’6x9’10 & 9’9x8’3 & 5’8x8’10, 3’7x5’11, 3’8x5’5, 2’7x9’, 3’x5’4, 2’6x5’, Chinese 2’x2’9. OTHER RUGS: Rd. hd. braided 8’2 dia., Orient. styles 8’x5’8 & 10’3x7’11, 3 oval braided 53” to 48”, 2 hooked of rooster & lighthouse, Hooked rugs, Carpet 4’8x7’6.

MODERN FURN.: Pr. Danish uph. side chrs., Nice maple d/l harvest tbl. 5’, Bench made cherry/pine bookshelf, Ptd. kneehole desk, Cds & movies, Glass top bamboo coff. tbl., Ptd. cupboard, 6’ pine bookcase, Hitchcock candle stand, French style uph. easy chr., White paneled door linen cupboard, Cherry swivel desk chr., Bench made pine slant lid desk on bracket base, Natural bookcase & others, Blk. stenc. rocking chr., Rd. iron glass top tbl., Wh. uph. easy chr., Maple fold. card tbl. w/leather top, Pr. blonde mahg. fold up bookcases, 2 glass top end tbls., Pine bookcase, Steel industrial shelf, Card tbl. & chrs., Iron base glass top sofa tbl., Pine shelf/coat rack, Green reclining swivel chr., Stool w/ptd. rooster top, Revere pots/pans, Blankets etc., Elec. fan, Hamper, Pr. glass top stacking end tbls., Mahg. 2 dwr. chest, Mirror w/rev. ptg. “Springfield College”.

OTHER ITEMS OF INTEREST: Ant. Oliver L. Briggs Boston oak billiard ball wall rack, 46 star flag, Dr’s. ear instrument, Cement bird bath, Camera equip. inc. Nikon “D3100” etc., 1950’s vint. metal gurney on wheels, Bushnell “Voyager with Sky Tour” telescope, Lizard on wood base, Iron chr. shaped planter, Sm. mahg. bookstand on wheels, Raleigh bicycle, Fold. animal cage, Metal flower garden spinner, L.L. Bean tent etc., L.L. Bean snowshoes, Singer “Stylist” sew. mach. Dan. J. Peterman: Nude sculpture, Wood bowl sculp., Pr. of c/sticks, 3 clay heads.

LAMPS: Cut glass tbl. lamp, Cloisonné & tole tbl. lamps, 2 floral Orient. china lamps, Crystal tbl. lamp by Simon Pearle, Hog scraper c/stick, 3 Me. pott. lamps from Edgecomb/Sheepscot & Georgetown Potteries, Brass & pewter tbl. lamps, Wr. iron pole lamp, Figural oil lamp, 2 brass pole lamps, Lantern tbl. lamp, Elec. oil lamp w/milk glass shade, Slag glass lamp shade, 2 iron floor candle torches, Orient. tbl. lamp, Alabaster tbl. lamp, Iron chandelier.

CLOCKS: Ingraham mahg. banjo clock.

BOOKS: 6 inc. 1816 “Zion’s Pilgrim” & “Beautiful Wild Flowers” etc., A. Wyeth books, Maine books, “Ladies of the Whitehouse” 1880 etc., Bird & flower books, Art books, Cooking, Nautical.

TOOLS: Set of Disston wood turning chisels in orig. box, 14” Powermatic band saw on base, Ant. tool chest in green, Set Henry Taylor chisels in cherry box, Bar & c-clamps, Delta bench top drill press, Porter Cable sander, Jennings auger bits, Circular saw & orbital sander, Pedestal sump pump 1/3 h.p., Wooden step stools, 8’ step ladder & others, Davis Instru. compass/level, Fold. plastic saw horses, Hitachi router, Fan, Work lights, 10 amp. sportsman deep cycle batt. charger, Hd. tools inc. hoe/shovels etc., Weed whackers, Iron dolly, Carv. chisels & Dremel tools, Wall hose reel, Lot w/hole digger etc., Leaf design garden sprinkler, Humidifier, 2 wooden step ladders, 2 tool bxs. w/tools, 2 Record iron planes, 2 dollies.

WEAPONS: B.B. guns inc. Daisy. Knives & Swords: 2 pc. bone handle hunting knives, Wood/brass hand. gurka knife, Masonic hidden sword cane, Bone/brass Bowie & hunt. knives etc., Dragon hidden sword cane, Fold. knives. Other military etc.: Nikon spotting scope.

NAUTICAL: 10” ptd. iron fisherman doorstop, Wood cut out puffin & lighthouse, 2 ant. wooden pot buoys, Me. clam hods & pot buoys, 8 pot buoys, Allied marine tool set, 4 fish poles & reels, Pr. of oars, Old charts, Lobster buoy, Life vests inc. L.L. Bean, 2 “Survival Radio-Lights”, Dock line & mooring buoy, Port. marine head, Lot w/boat bumpers etc., Canvas bags.

CHILDREN’S: 8 boxes of doll house furn. & access., Lionel train set, Sm. ant. rock. horse, Collec. of vint. wind-up Santas inc. riding reindeer/in chimney etc., Vint. puppets, Collec. of wind up toys inc. fire truck/bear on horse/skier/circus plane etc., 2 ant. sleds, Vint. dollhouse, Blk. stenc. child’s bench, Green ptd. country doll’s cupboard, 4 poster canopy bed & china head doll, 2 wooden dancing men, Lot of dolls inc. ant. rag doll, Child’s rockers inc. stenciled, 3 bxs. of dolls, Vint. dolls & clothes, Schoenhut 13” boy & 2 circus figs., Trunk & highchr., Dolls: Compo. blk. & wh./ Bisq. baby, Indian /Elvis doll/bed doll/foreign inc. Orient./Arab on horse etc., Structo vint. metal truck, Teddy bear.

GEMS & MINERAL SPECIMENS: 14 pcs. of carv. onyx fruit, Lg. calcite geode, Ammonite & orthoceras fossil, Lg. selenite cut polished crystal, Pr. banded agate bookends w/crystals, Polished rose qrtz., Optical qrtz. specimen, Himalayan salt meditation light, Ameth./qrtz. crystal bonsai tree, Malachite carv. frog, Ameth. point pendulum, Lepidolite & beryl specimen.

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. AUC 157

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

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



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