ABSENTEE & LIVE
Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020 at 10:00 a.m.
At Foster’s Auction Gallery, 811 U.S. Rt. 1, Newcastle, Me.
Preview & to leave bids on Weds., Sept. 16 through Sat. Sept. 19, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. ea. day & morning of sale 8:00 to 9:45. Hope to see you there! This is a nice sale with items from fine local homes & estates etc. There is a great collec. of jewelry, ptgs. & silver etc. Don’t miss this sale!!!
Covid 19 Maine State Guidelines will be upheld as follows: Masks are required at all times while in the building & where social distancing measures are hard to maintain outside. We are adhering to 6’ distancing and only 50 seats & people allowed in the building at anytime during the auction or preview. Given the above requirements we are strongly encouraging absentee bids & have extended our viewing times to allow people to come in & leave bids, which we will bid competitively on your behalf. We have only 50 seats available inside & reservations are necessary. Please be kind to others & only reserve if you plan on bidding. We will have 50 seats available outside, under the tent, if you wish to wait & bid when items you are interested in come up for sale. We know times have changed & we want to continue to offer live auctions to everyone. In order to do that we must adhere to Maine State guidelines & requirements. We ask that you help us by being kind & protect yourself & others. Sale to inc.:
EARLY FURN.: 18th c. Swiss floral paint dec. dbl. paneled door cupboard dated 1789, N.H. inlaid Hepp. Pembroke d/l l dwr. tbl. w/string inlay, Pine lift top d/t blanket chests, Mahg. inlaid fold top Hepp. card tbl., Milk ptd. 6’ country daybed/settee, Folding red ptd. sawbuck tbl., Hepp. tapered leg l dwr. stand, Country pine lift top store desk w/dwr., Inlaid mahg. D. Phyfe style centenn. d/l sofa tbl. w/paw feet, Grain dec. trunk, Fold. shoe foot military field bed in old red, Pine Me. ptd. blanket chest, Q. Anne oval top splayed leg country tbl., W. Nutting style 20th c. 18th c. style armchr. w/splat back, Sheraton gold gilt rope column mirror, Circa. 1816 dome top document box, Country fold. ladder-tbl. in old green, Arrow-back highchr. w/ptd. horse & buggy, 18th c. mahg. lift top box w/strap hinges, Ladder-back chr. w/sausage turnings, Country wall shelf in orig. fin., 2 sm. Empire mirrors, Pine work tbl.
VICTORIAN FURN. ETC.: Ant. wicker bar w/drop-front & glass top by New Eng. Reed Co., French mahg. & burl ornately carv. l dwr. marble top stand, Orient. fancy carv. marble top stand, Nice Vic. walnut oval marble top stands, Ant. wicker porch chr., Vic. grain ptd. & country wall shelves, Nest 3 mahg. inlaid stands, Walnut coat rack w/fancy hooks, Trunk.
CUSTOM & VINTAGE ETC.: Mahg. tilt top tea tbl. w/egg & claw feet, Mahg. muffineer stand, Rd. mirror w/eagle & ball dec., Mahg. Butler’s coffee tbl., Inlaid mahg. stand, Vint. mirror w/print of lady, 2 door cupboard, Mahg. library tbl w/trumpet legs, Metal swivel stool, King size cherry headboard etc.
ACCESSORIES: Great lg. wooden bowl in blue, 19 ant. Bracket family photos inc.: lg. tintype of 3 Civil War soldiers inc. J.L. Bracken of Co. O.V.I. & others, Brass fire shield w/raised bird dogs, 6 carv. bone etc. sew. items inc. darning egg/clamp on sew. bird etc./whistle/rattle etc., Ant. solid brass bird cage on stand, Tintype of 3 men & Blk. boy, Brass push-up c/sticks, Ptd. firkin, Copper inc. teapot etc., Oversized carv. & ptd. decoy, Me. splint baskets, Carv. bone top octopus cane, Dog head hidden sword cane, Wood/iron game hang. rack/cheese ladder etc., 18th c. iron ice skates w/curled runners, Iron Pointer dog doorstop, 2 ant. brass pails, 2 bxs. 18th/19th c. hd. wr. iron inc. latches/hinges/brand. iron etc., Chip carv. wooden lizard, Tinware candle mold/scoops etc., Wooden hour glass, Folk art bedpost doll, Iron inc. Griswold #10 griddle/skillet etc., 8 pcs. pewter inc. teapot/early tin oil lamp/lantern w/star cut outs etc., 18th c. iron hinges inc. 34”, Framed Valentines, Lesco alligator bag, Brass fireplace jam/hand door knocker etc., Veg. ivory acorn thimble case etc., Metal balance toys of rooster & dolphin, Fireplace tools, Horn hand. knives etc., Chip carv. cane, Ostrich egg, Lg. wooden pestle, Globe w/airplane, Box ant. wooden spools, 2 brass barometers, Coil basket, Stair style jewelry chest, Birch bark pic. of cabin etc., Coffee grinder, Doweled pc. & Lodge made up elec. chr., Woven tribal pc., Artists paint carrier, Inlaid India jewl. box., Lot of hardware, British wood carv. of soldier, Galv. water. can, Maneville & King flower seed box, Reddy Kilowatt man pcs. MUSICAL: Gemeinhardt flute. BOOKS: Ref. books on antiques.
GLASS, CHINA, POTTERY: Orient. export porc. garden seat & umbrella stand, Fine set of Royal Copenhagen plates w/fruit, 2 bl. wh. spongeware butter crocks, Ovoid stoneware jug by J. Swank Co. & other stoneware, 3 lg. ant. Old Paris porc. compotes, 37 pcs. of Fiesta inc. teapot/charger etc., Glass inc. early blown pitcher/Steuben ashtray etc., Tin glazed plate w/cupid & fig. of Madonna, Wedgwood Wild Strawberries china set, Willow platters & Piggy bank, Ant. dk. blue Staff. plates, Coventry glass 3 mold blown inkwell, 5 yellow ware bowls, Lg. Delft bowl, Cups & saucers inc. Napoleon etc., Cut overlay cranberry decanter, Eng. bl. & wh. Quail pitcher, Orient. export porc. garden seat & umbrella stand, Orient. br. pottery mini. teapots, Lg. wh. reticulated jar, Glass skull vase, Set 4 b/w Staff. platters & other pcs., Rooster plates, Quimper plates/bowls, Lg. pig figs., Floral Fire King dishes, Sgn. Indian blk. on blk. Santa Clara Pueblo vase, Mod. pott. dragon & magician, Italian pott., Rorstrand “Linnea” china set, Colored glass, Orrefors candle holders, Lg. bl. banded mix. bowl, China wall vases, Spode & Staff. demi tasse c/saucers.
PAINTINGS: Collec. of 20 Vernon G. Broe Me. 1930-2011 o/b nautical ptgs. etc. inc.: ( 2 masted sailing ship 24”x18”, Children at beach 20”x16”, Cat boat under sail 28”x18”, 2 girls picking flowers 20”x16”, Children at beach flying kites & many more), O/wood by Harold G. Rundlet of “Gloucester Fishing Schooner”,Collec. of Otto Wyler (1867-1965) ptgs. inc.: (O/b of couple w/cat 21”x17 ½”, Pr. of portraits, Hills & streams 22”x14 ½”, Nudes & others), Ant. o/c of lake & mtns., O/c of Paris sgn. Lambert, Ant. o/c moonlit lake sgn. Mary E. Clark, O/b floral sgn. Polly Jennings, O/c Classical lover’s, O/c clipper ship by T. Bailey, Ant. o/c of fruit in baskets, O/c sgn. Roth ’80, Pastels of fruit sgn. C. Barnes, W/c of Cooks Marine, O/c of Colonial gent sgn. Estay, Early oil of landscape, W/c of landscape sgn. A. Bailey ’48, W/c sgn. Robert Chase of clown playing guitar, O/b landscape sgn. E. Fink, Ant. o/c of house, 3 nautical pcs. inc. o/c of seagulls etc., Mod. o/c of nudes, O/b grotto sgn. Jack Russell, O/c of bloody nude by W.T. Vinson, Vic. & Empire frames, O/c of hands opening champagne, “Picture Craft” ptgs. inc. “Wagon Train West” etc.
PRINTS: Audubon”Hutchin’s Barnade Goose”, Etching sgn. Bernhardt Wald of “Marshall Joffre”, Etch. of sailboats by Frederick G. Robbins, 1904 Prang print of library w/men & verse & “Harvest” of haystacks etc., Orient. hd. colored print w/people in boats, “The Tree of Life” by J. Belony, Etch. “Gloucester Cathedral” sgn. Andrew Affleck, Sgn. Orient. pic. of horse, Sgn. John Taylor Arms etch. of San Pablo doorway, Godey print, Silhouette of lady in fountain, Kay Nielsen print “The Song to the Moon”, Botanicals, 4 sgn. Maurice Harvey prints, Print of Mariner statue sgn. Leonard Craske.
FINE STERLING SILVER: Ant. Eng. sterling coffee urn, 110 pc. ster. flatware set by Gorham “Eng. Gadroon” 101 t.o., 95 pcs. assort flatware & serv. pcs. in mahg. case, Kirk reticulated tray, 95 pcs. assort. sterling pcs., 29 pcs. inc. Tiffany serv. spoon/straw spoons etc., 11 pcs. inc. bowl/cig. box/mug/nap. rings & porringer, 2 lg. pcs. “Dublin” bowl & serv. tray, 15 pcs. of brush & mirror sets, 4 pcs. inc. Tiffany shell dish/grape scissors etc., 8 pc. lot inc. lg. repousse bowl/cov. veg. dish etc., 5 pcs. Mex. ster. inc. fancy heavy bowl, 4 pcs. inc. rattle/baby brush etc., 29 pc. lot w/sauce boat/sugar etc., 18 pcs. inc. bowls/porringer etc., 6 pcs. inc. wood salad set, 18 pcs. inc. teapot/tilting coffee pot stand etc., 21 pcs. inc. G. Jensen spoon/Repousse pcs. etc., 55 pcs.: tongs/souv. spoons/ladle etc., 83 pcs.: various spoons inc. fig./meat forks etc. & other nice lg. lots, Europ. gravy boat & 2 boxes, 10 figural s/peppers inc. swans etc., 25 pcs.: frame/boxes etc., 7 ornate Euro. serv. pcs. inc. salad sets w/ships & figs. etc. OTHER SILVER: Ant. .800 mesh purse w/flower top, .830 plique a jour spoon etc., Ant. coin silv. mug etc., 8 coin spoons. SILVER PLATED PCS. etc.: Ornate ant. compote, Trays, Fancy candlesticks etc., Assort. flatware inc. set in case, 6 Poland Spring House butter knives, 106 pc. gold colored flatware set, Teapots, Lot w/tea caddy/fish knife/grape scissors etc. and more.
JEWELRY: Gold: Fine 14k Concord lady’s watch/bracelet w/27 diamonds (l.35 cts.), 14k approx. 1 ct. dia. solitaire ring, 18k chains/brac./bird pin, 14k pendants inc. 2 w/dias. & 1 w/opals w/2 chains, 18k ameth. filigree ring, 14k multi dia. ring, 14k smky. qrtz. ring, 10k engrav. pin/pend. shell cameo of lady’s bust, 14k opal ring, 10k dia. heart neck., 14k heart/rose neck., 14k multi dia. neck. w/18 diamonds, 14k opal pin, 14k earrings, ¼ ct. dia. ring 14k & more. Sterling: Choice ameth. & peridot ring, 25 ct. ameth. pend., Fine blue topaz/peridot & ionite ring, Multi gem pend. w/gr. tourmaline/ameth./pearl etc., Lot w/heavy woven rope cuff brac./bangles etc., Gr. moldavite/ameth./peridot ring, Seashell bangle bracs., 5 ameth. neck., Pend. w/aqua marine/blk. & pink tourmaline, 10 pr. earrings, Fancy turq./ameth./pearl cocktail ring, Opal/ameth. ring w/fish, Gr. copper Ind. style turq. ring, 2 bead necks., Moonstone ring, Bl. topaz poison ring, Ameth. snake ring, Shell & flower bracs. & Claddagh pin, Bangle brac., Ring w/pearls & bl. stones, Rings & necks. Other jewelry: Pearl neck./brac./earrs., Tribal neck. w/lapis & coral, Necks.: amber/cinnabar/m.o.p etc., Multi colored baroque pearls, Costume. Watches: 14k lady’s Elgin wrist watch, 14k Tissot “Seastar” wrist watch, Invicta & more.
COINS: Morgan silv. $’s:(1884-CC, 1882 & ‘83-CC’s , Lot of 5 etc., 6 Peace $’s, 48 proof/unc. coin sets, Lot w/Ike $’s/proof sets etc., 1907-O Barber half, 1917 Lib. quarter, 5 proof silv. Washington ½’s, 1938-D unc. Buff. nickel, 1965-B b.u. 5 francs, 1943 b.u. dime, Bicent. 3 coin proof sets, 2 b.u. $1/2’s 1963/’64, 2 .999 silv. Eagle $’s, 1961 dbl. head dime, 1967 “Sp. Mint Set”, “Am. Prospector” l oz. rd., 1969 “First step on Moon..” 1956 mint sets, Lot U.S. & foreign coins/bills, 1988 $5 1 t.o. Maple Leaf, WWII silv. nickel set, 1973 ster. Bicent medal “Am. Rev.”, 12 Me. souvenir tokens inc. First Natl.Bank etc. Paper money: 3 bills inc. 1868 red seal $2 etc., 7 Confed. bills inc. $50. etc., 9 silv. certs. etc.
ORIENTAL RUGS: Room size Tibetan Oriental, Ant. Hamadan 2’6x3’9, Ant. Caucasian 5’7 x7’2, Ant. 4’4x7’3, 5’8x8’10, 2’10x4’ prayer rug, Pakistan 6 ½’x9 ½’, Sarouk 4’9x2’6. OTHER RUGS: Claire Murray room size hooked nautical rug w/sailboats etc. sgn. CM.
OTHER ITEMS OF INTEREST: Early iron fence arch. pc. w/2 lg. eagles, Lg. ant. wooden arch. pc. w/cut out of flowers etc., Ant. oak 4 dwr. card file box, 2 ant. doors inc. 18th c. raised panel in orig. grain paint etc., 2 ant. windows 1 w/applied tulip, 4 sec. vint. sign “Capons”-“Broiler” etc., 2 ant. arch. fan form windows, Wooden hand carv. shark on plaq., 2 cut out panels w/eagle & shield, 3 lg. milk cans, Leather attaché case, Leaded glass fish window, Rolling canvas bins, Copper bird feeder, Wooden crates, Counter top case, Cameras etc.
LAMPS: Crystal tbl. lamp w/prisms & etched shade, Ginger jar tbl. lamp, Himalayan salt meditation light, Motion light, Contemp. millefiori mushroom shade tbl. lamp, Ant. brass tbl. lamp.
CLOCKS: Banjo clock by Waterbury w/rev. ptg. of Mt. Vernon, Ant. Ansonia Royal Bonn floral china clock “La Mosella”, ½ column Empire shelf clock by Boardman & Wells, Nice schoolhouse regulator by Sessions.
TOOLS: Ryobi jig saw, Dewalt circular saw, Greenworks elec. lawn mower 40 volt, 30 quality Austrian wood carv. chisels, Ant. & new furn. clamps, Ant. chisels, Dust Buster, Drafting set, 2 step ladders, Ax/maul etc., Fire ladder & exting., 2 tubs of tools, Pry bars, 1 ton chain fall & Ryobi jig saw etc.
WEAPONS: Guns: Colt 45 ca. mod. 1911 U.S. Army semi-auto. pistol, Colt mod. 1892 New Army/Navy 38 cal. Colt revolver, H&R mod. 732 32 cal. revolver, Gun case. Knives: Case Bowie knives & others w/multi wood hand., Hunting knives w/bone hands. etc., Other: Military hat & carry drum.
NAUTICAL: Copper weathervane of fisherman in dory, 19 carv. bone: bodkins/pie crimpers/needle case/thread barrel etc., Carv. bone octopus top cane, 6 ant. whales teeth 5” to 6 ½”, Good 27” vint. “Starcraft” Eng. wooden sailboat, Bone/horn pie crimper w/heart etc., Early wr. iron boat hook, Seashells in jar, Fish. poles.
CHILDREN’S: Lot w/3 Steiff animals & Kathe Kruse doll, S. Paris Me. “Speedaway” sled & others, Lg. wooden model car, Vint. child’s stenc. Boston rocker, 2 Clone War games & Night Navigator, Doll house furn. & dolls.
GEMS & MINERAL SPECIMENS: Fine 24 lb. cut & polished ameth. crystal geode, Beautiful ameth. crystals on stand, Orthoceras foss. 400 mil. yrs. old, Lg. turned onyx mortar & pestle, Musasaurus teeth, Me. Brachiopod fossil, Petrified wood, Bookends inc. qrtz. crystal & purp. agate, Banded onyx bowl, Woolly Mammoth bone pc. etc.
TERMS:Cash or approved check. Everything sold as is. 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 Card.
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
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GOLD & SILVER WANTED. Turn your unwanted gold & silver into cash. 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. Please call for appointment.