ABSENTEE & LIVE

ANTIQUE ESTATES AUCTION

Sunday, July 19, 2020 at 10:00 a.m.

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


Preview & to leave bids on Weds., July 15 through Sat. July 18, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. ea. day & morning of sale 8:00 to 9:45. Sale to inc. Items from local homes & estates in: Boothbay Hrb., Damariscotta & New Hrb., Me. etc., together with selected additions. Hope to see you there! 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.

EARLY FURNITURE: 18th c. Q. Anne tilt top tea tbl. , Ant. 4 dwr. Hepplewhite chest in birch/cherry w/high cut out feet & eagle brasses, 1 drw. Hepplewhite & Sheraton 1 dwr. stands, Ptd. country secretary w/rev. ptd. dbl. glass doors & 1 dwr. base, French 19th c. dry sink w/paneled doors, Classical N.Y. cherry/mahg. dressing chest w/mirror (circa. 1840), Sm. Sheraton bench made inlaid mahg. demi-lune card tbl., Classical carv. mahg. fold top game tbl., 18th cent. lift top 2 dwr. blanket chest w/bracket base, 18th. cent. Q. Anne tilt top tea tbl. w/birdcage support, Early Italian carv. walnut armchair w/stretcher base, 18th cent. Chippendale looking glass w/ gold gilt cartouche, Ant. slant lid desk w/old paint decoration w/rooster etc., 18th cent. Q. Anne d/l tbl. w/cabriole legs, George II style mahg. Q. Anne stool back chr. w/ball & claw feet & needlepoint, Pr. Hepplewhite cherry chrs., Lg. d/t pine lift top bin w/bun feet, Q. Anne lolling chr. w/needlework of lovers, 6 board blanket chests w/ditty boxes, Early turned leg tavern stand w/stretcher base, Federal mirror w/acorn drops, Bootjack end bucket bench, Rabbit ear chrs. w/orig. dec., Chipp. side chr., Empire mirror, Boston potty chr.

VICTORIAN FURN. etc. : Vic. walnut 4 dwr. bureau w/burl walnut, Renn. Revival 2 dwr. ebonized/gilt tbl. by Cutler, Ant. camel back settee w/tapered legs & stool, 1 dwr. mahg. stand, Carv. floral walnut chr., Mission umbrella stand, Walnut hip hugger rocker.

CUSTOM, VINTAGE, MID CENT. ETC.: Mahg. Chippendale Partner’s desk w/ball & claw feet, Me. Sno-Shu fold. chrs. by Reggie Lees, Pr. carv. Chinese armchrs., Lg. Oriental design hd. ptd. screen, Lg. blk. & gold Italian mirror from Park Ave., Mid. Cent. “Mr. Chair” & stool by Plycraft/by Georg Mulhauser), Vint. octagonal shadow box display stand, Shield back armchr. w/needlework, Chinese carv. splat continuance armchr., Bench made flame mahg. candlestand, Set 4 ladder-back chrs. w/bulbous turnings, Mahg. candlestand w/pinwheel inlay, 3 column mahg. stand, Orient. design lacq. 6 dwr. bureau w/ raised figs. etc., Italian paint dec. coffee tbl., Tile top stand.

ACCESSORIES: Early Memorial silkwork pic. of young ladies at tomb titled “Affectionatley Inscribed to the Memory of Mrs. E. Titcomb” w/eglomise glass, Copper horse silhouette weathervane, Iron fist door knocker, “Cashier” sign, Ant. French copper embossed mirror w/cherubs, Needlepoint of bird, Lignum vitae mortar & pestle, Wooden carv. high top shoe handle cane, Carv. bone cane w/bust of lady, 2 tin ptd. shore birds, Ant. ptd. swing hand. firkin, Ant. metal bread box on wood base w/paint dec., Folky wooden umbrella stand, Ant. brass column columns, 2 stone & wax fruit arrangements w/stone compote & more, 2 ant. iron snowbirds, Ant. copper etc. molds w/sheaf of wheat etc., Pr. fancy carv. wall brackets, Horn fleam, 8 yds. Gucci fabric, Brassware, Brass & iron dog doorstops, Stumpwork pic. of flowers, Ant. pewter inc. pitcher & c/sticks & 2 ant. basins, etc., Toile bedspread, Iron shoe match safe & parrot doorknocker, Pr. ant. metal figs. of men on horses fight. leopards, Brass wall sconce, Towle flower holder, Wire baskets etc., Copper downspout pc., Tortoise & m.o.p. card case, Pewter spoons, Ornate wall candle sconces, Kelim pillow, Iron Nipper dog doorstop, Eagle head Bentwood knife tray, Lg. copper pitcher & bowl, Lg. ornate brass wall bracket, M.o.pearl dec. chess set, Oval wooden stitched box w/cov., Baskets inc. buttocks, Eiffel Tower musical decanter, Ant. metal tbl. mirror, Enam. & ptd. iron spittons etc.

GLASS & CHINA: 19 pcs. blue/wh. Dedham pott. inc. Turkey/Moth/Grape etc. pattern plates/floral cup & saucer/Fruit & Bunny bowls etc., Cartier crystal apple, Sgn. Heisey figural crystal swan, 2 Oriental pcs. inc. lg. blue & gold planter etc., Ant. Delft plates, Limoges punch bowl, Bl. & wh. Portugal china umbreall stand, Sgn. Waterford crystal bookends, Fine cut glass center bowl, 16” Imari bowl etc., Faience plate etc., Pr. lg. gr. glass apothecary jars w/brass covers, Lg. crystal “Block” pitcher sgn. Orrefors etc., Lg. dbl. handle Limoges vase w/ptd. roses, Cut glass rose bowl/pitchers/bowls, Dbl. bellows Nailsea blown glass flask, Edgecomb Pott. serv. plate & lamp?, Flow blue octagon plate etc., Indian blk. pott. dbl. hand. vase, Canton ginger jars, 7 pcs. spongeware inc. pitcher/cov. dish etc., Redware pitcher, Hd. ptd. china, Chinese export teapot w/eagle, Quimper, Staff. teapot, Oversized Majolica fancy 2 part center pc. w/cupids etc. as is, Blown glass inc. lg. gr. pitcher etc., Flint glass compote, Nippon, 5 cut overlay goblets, Stemware, Pr. blown glass cornucopia vases Chin. export bowls, Box of ant. stoppers inc. ster./lollipop etc., Meissen “Onion” plates, 10 Quimper ramekins.

PAINTINGS: Fine ant. marine ptg. sgn. “Ellis ’04” of Swampscott Dory #2 with Mr. Mahder (the owner, in jacket & tie) in ornate gilt frame 19”x13”, Ant. oil on wood ptg. of Terrier dog, Ant. o/c of beached dory & rocks, O/b by Ward Palmer Mann of “Grandmanan Isl., New Brunswick” 17 ½”x 13 ½”, Ant. o/c of dog head, W/c of seascape sgn. V.B.C., Landscape ptgs. by Maurice Harvey, Ant. oil of Dachshund dog by hills sgen. W. Boxlon, Oil of fisherman in storm w/dory sgn. Marion Dyer, Ant. oil ship ptg. by Gerard Wiegman, W/c of windmill by Wm. Paskell, Pr. Chinese ptgs. of rice paper of Royal figs., O/c of flowers in basket sgn. Juarex, W/c of figs. in garden sgn. Gaston Andre, 4 hd. ptd. mini. ship ptgs., O/b of field, O/c of river w/castles & boat, O/c of easy chr., O/c of birches by water, 2 lg. ptd. tole trays.

PRINTS: 2 ant. hd. colored German birch & baptismal prints w/angels etc., Artist sgn./#’d print by Graciela Rodo Bouglanger of boy on goat, Lg. ship print by William Baldwin, Fox Hunt prints, Alex. pope engrav. of quails, Ant. prints of N.Y. in 1666 & Phila. in 1682, Nautical prints, Vint. tire adv. pics., Ant. w/c of Egyptian Cairo st. scene by Henry Bacon 19 ½”X12 ½”, M.O.P. photo frames, Orient. courtyard print, Artist sgn. prints, 2 vint. prints w/bubble glass.

SILVER: Sterling etc.: 74 pc. Towle ster. flatware set “Mary Chilton” 1912 etc., Nice Gorham ornate floral flask, Set 12 ant. boxed butter knives, 9 pc. lot w/Tiffany heart bowl spoon/tea strainer etc., Set 6 Am. Colonial silv. demi-tasse spoons w/rat tails by Royalston, 9 pcs. inc. baby cup/cig. cases etc., 22 pcs. inc. tongs/souv. spoons etc., 16 pcs. inc. Durgin tsps. etc., 12 m.o.p. knives w/ster. bands, Pr. of candelabras, 15 spoons & carv. set. Coin silver: Ant. coin silver teapot w/wood handle, 7 pcs. inc. tongs/serv. spoons etc.,

S.plated etc.:28 pc. ant. carv. bone hand. knives & forks in mahg. case, Ornate c/sticks w/raised figs., engrav. tea caddy, Pr. French c/sticks, Champagne bucket etc., Sheffield wine coaster, Lot w/toast rack/cov. dish etc., Lot w/grape scissors/fish knife etc..

JEWELRY: Gold: 10k wedd. bands, Lot of ster. charms, Lg. labradorite pend./chain. Other jewelry: Carv. stone Indian style fettish neck. w/Katchina/coral bear/birds/fish etc., 4 vint. Camrose & Kross costume jewl. copies of Jacky Kennedys jewelry, Lorgnette w/chain. Watches: Men’s Stuhrling watch, Lot w/Le Coultre wrist/22 jewel wrist etc., Engrav. hunter case pock. watch etc.

COINS: 1862 U.S. Indian Head $1 gold coin, Morgan silv. $’s: (1882-CC unc., 1883-CC unc., 1884-CC unc., Lot 8: 1879, 1882, ’83 etc.), 35 U.S. 90% Franklin half dollars, Rolls & 2 albums of Wheat cents, Lots of 30 & 90 & 79 Mercury dimes, 23 U.s. cents inc. 22 Indian heads & 1857 Flying Eagle, Album of 67 Wash. quarters, 7 coin albums w/Linc. cents & Buffalo & Jeff. nickels, Unc. & proof Ike $’s, 4 “Peace” dollars 10 Canadian Royal Mint coin sets, $23.35 & $25.95 in U.S. 90% silv. coins, 20 silv. certs. inc. 18 $1’s & 2 $5’s, 19 box. Canadian proof dollars etc., 49 Indian Head cents, 3 nickel albums inc. Liberty Head/Jeff./Buffalo, Lot U.S. coins & paper money inc. silv. $’s/Colonial coin etc., 29 assort. foreign coins & other foreign lots, 2 mint Olymic silv. $ sets, 1802 copper set v.f., 43 U.S. proof/mint sets, 22 90% silv. halves, 4 lg. cents inc. 1831 etc., 1917 Stand. Lib. quarter a.u., Lots of 156 & 16 40% silv. Kenn. halves, 4 2¢ pcs. inc. 1864 & ’65, Columbian Expo. half, Panama 1970 5 Balboas silv. coin, 5 U.S. bills inc. Pearl Hrb. $1 silv. cert. etc., Lot 22 bills inc. 12 red seal $2’s etc., 7 Frank. halves, 21 Walk. Lib. 21 pc. type coin lot inc. Barber half/1853 Seat. Lib. quarter etc. Stamps: 1st day covers.

ORIENTAL RUGS: 10’x14’ Oriental rug, Sgn. floral 4’x7’, Persians:( 4’10x9’8”, 3’4x9’, 3’5x5’, 1’10x2’10), 9’3x11’10 ivory field Agra, Kazak 2’x6’, Kelims 8’3x10’ & 2’6x9’5 & 4’2x6’2, , Pers. Sarouk 1’10x2’5, Oushak prayer rug 3’5x5’7, 3’4x4’10, 2’2x4’10, Goochan-Kelim 3’3x5’5, Caucasian 2’7x3’4, Chinese 3’x6’ & 2’x3’9, Chinese 2’4x4’7, Hamadan 1’10x2’3, Scatters & more. OTHER RUGS: Ant. hooked rug of flowers & leaves 2’3x4’ & others, Aubusson style needlework foral 4’x6’, Amish style folk art rug, Hooked rug 8’6x11’ & others, Navaho Indian rug 2’4x4’9, Indian 2’8x5’4, Belgium 4’x6’, Hooked w/star 3’1x3’2.

MODERN FURN. ETC.: Oriental style walnut coffee tbl., Uph. window seat, Quilt rack.

OTHER ITEMS OF INTEREST: 2 Eng. leather saddles & riding boots, Pr. of ancy ant. iron gates, Vint. suitcase by Lincoln, Vint. metal clothing display form, Vint. brass barometer & weatherometer by Clark, Ant. roof top shelf, Shadow box lamp w/game bird shade, 4 fancy iron architectural pcs., 2 lg. travel bags by Pollini,Vint. wh. cradle phone, Pocket books by Kate Spade etc.

LAMPS: Fancy vint. Italian metal chandelier w/fruit etc., Bl. & wh. floral ginger jar lamp & blue iris, 6 panel lithophane boudoir lamp w/landscapes, Ant. bronze chempleve lamp, Blue Aladdin oil lamp, Pr. ant. coach lanterns, Iron floor lamp w/vine & leaf, Oriental brass censor w/eagle made into lamp, Brass/crystal sm. chandelier w/side lights, Vint. brass lamps, Lg. slag/leaded glass hang. lamp w/fruit, Tole tbl. lamp, 3 Hummel lamps as is, High top leather shoe lamp, Lg. metal outside wall lantern.

MUSICAL: Ant. fiddle w/bow, Vint. 4 string banjo by Paragon, Brass slide trombone, Acoustic guitar by Global, Vint. wooden Crosley tbl. radio 4 drums by Percussion Plus etc.

CLOCKS: French Empire blk. marble & brass portico clock, Seth Thomas ship’s wheel design clock, Ant. French Empire ormalou clock w/patined bronze, Walnut fancy gingerbread clock, Brass crystal regulator by Ansonia, Steeple clock w/Indep. Hall etc., Daniel Pratt shelf clock etc., Lot w/Howard & Miller bracket clock/ant. carriage clock etc., Vic. metal clock topper of girl w/sheaf of wheat, L.L. Bean key wind wall clock.

BOOKS: Lot inc. “In Darkest Africa” 1890 etc., Box of booklets etc. in. 1950’s “Yankee Stadium” programs/1949 Dodgers auto. of Brent Shotton etc., 2 bx. lots w/”Hist. of U.S.” 1818 etc., Vint. auto. repair.

TOOLS: Ant. iron #2 French bean cutter & a Check perforator punch protector, Iron bench vise, Furn. dolly, Misc. hand tools.

WEAPONS: Guns: Ant. Germ. rifle by Pistor of Schmalkalden 42” w/brass furn., 1814 Millbury ant. U.s. St. of Mass. model 1808 military contract musket. Swords & knives: Antigue U.S. Officer’s sword, 11 jack knives inc. bone etc., Mid. East. metal inlaid dagger. Other military etc.: Old Japanese lacquered helmet, Hoof design wall gun rack.

NAUTICAL: Nice ant. shadow box of 3 masted sailing ship, Ant. d/t sea chest w/rope beckets & strap hinges, Atom Co. lg. lure, 2 vint. split bamboo fly rods inc. case, 4 pc. lot inc. telescope/brass gimble lamps/Capt’s. desk from ship “Florence & Ines”, Pod “Time & Tide” clock/vint. sailboat etc., Shells, Glass balls.

CHILDREN:Early mohair Teddy bear, Vint. hard plastic Lone Ranger & Tonto figs. & horses by Hartland Plastics, Iron mech. eagle bank,Tin noise makers, Mechanics Savings banks, Lg. lot of stuffed animals.

Fine collec. of collector vechicles & trains inc.: Boxed l ga. Marklin #54307 diesel elec. locomotive A-unit & #54308 (unpowered), 1 gauge #54212 elec. locomotive, 2 vint. Schucow Germ. cars “Rollfix 1085” & “Cabriolet” (Mercedes), 8 boxed Dinky toys inc. S.E.P.E. C.A.T. Jaguars #731 & 3 #733 F-4k Phantom II’s, 4 boxed Dinky toys “Citroen Police” Car/#675 Army staff car/#808 French Military wreckers, 4 Solido vechs. inc. Matchbox K-61 Mercedes police car/WWII Mercedes 540 camo. ptd. Staff car, Dinky “Simca Sports Car” etc.



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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. 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.