ABSENTEE & LIVE
SUPERB ANTIQUE ESTATES AUCTION
Sunday, June 20, 2021 at 10:00 a.m.
At Foster’s Auction Gallery, 811 U.S. Rt. 1, Newcastle, Me.
Preview & to leave bids Thurs., Fri. & Sat., June 17-June 19, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. & morning of sale 8:00 to 9:45. Auctioneer’s note: This auction incs. fine items from homes & estates in: Wiscasset, Chamberlain, Boothbay, Damariscotta & Edgecomb, Me., together w/wonderful selected additions. Hope to see you there!
Covid 19 guidelines inc.: Masks are required at all times, for unvaccinated people. Seating is limited. We are strongly encouraging absentee bids, that are bid competitively on your behalf.
EARLY FURNITURE INC.: 18th cent. New Eng. birch grad. 4 dwr. Chippendale chest with bracket base 36” wide, Fine ant. pine Maine step-back cupboard w/4 paneled doors 55 ¼” wide & 70” high, Grain dec. corner cab. w/fretwork glass doors & scrolled crest & flame finial, Choice grain ptd. Me. step back cupboard, Mahg. 4 dwr. Sheraton chest w/reeded columns, Sheraton turned leg cherry drop-leaf tbls., Nice selection of antique blanket boxes etc. inc.: (Cut out base in orig. grain paint), Mahg. Phyfe style sew. cab. w/string inlay, Nice selection of Sheraton/Federal & Empire mirrors etc. inc. lg. gold gilt w/columns & basket of fruit panel & egg drops, Sheraton step-back pine 3 dwr. dressing stand, Chipp. walnut 3 dwr. dressing stand, Ant. 2 dwr. mahg. shaving mirror w/paw feet & others, Hepplewhite l dwr. stand in grain paint, Sheraton walnut 4 dwr. chest w/turned legs/fluting & scalloped apron, Empire scroll foot dbl. door server, Phyfe style carv. ped. base single d/l tbl. w/paw feet, Blanket box w/2 false dwrs. & ball feet in green, Sheraton d/l tbl. w/reeded legs, Orient. chest w/ lift out panel, Paint dec. rabbit ear/arrow back chrs., Bootjack end bench in old green, Set 6 vase back chrs. w/fancy grape stenciling, Pr. burl scrolled arm chrs., Pr. uph. bell & ball leg chrs., Mahg. Sheraton 2 dwr. stand, Pr. Penn. stenciled chrs., ½ column ant. mirror, Ladder-back chrs.
VICTORIAN FURN. ETC.: Fancy Vic. rose & finger carved curv. back sofa, Vic. lift top commode in orig. paint dec., Vic. walnut sm. l door cabinet, Vic. sq. oak stand, Mission oak l dwr. flat top desk w/cut out ends, Nice selection of lg. ant. fancy gold gilt mirrors etc. inc.: ( Fancy gold gilt w/rope columns), Vic. walnut 2 dwr. turned leg dressing stand, Vic. walnut oval marble top stand, Vic. walnut caned hip hugger rocker, Walnut carv. parlor chr. w/carved tassels etc., Walnut stool w/inlaid star top & cut out designs, Ptd. cottage stands, Refin. pine 4 dwr. cottage chest, 2 tier rd. wicker stand, Oak child’s rocker, 1 dwr. turned leg Sheraton stand grain ptd. & others, Walnut c/stand, Stenciled chrs. inc. 7 spindle Windsor etc., Vic. walnut Eastlake convertible highchr., Eastlake walnut mirror w/gold dec., Uph. parlor chrs., Walnut grape carv. parlor chr., Oak stand, Fancy carv. India stand, Bamboo shelf, Iron hook wall coat rack. CUSTOM & VINT. FURN. ETC.: Turned leg country pine farm table, Mahg. Hepplewhite bow front sideboard w/taper. legs & string inlay, Sheraton style mahg. sideboard by Paine Furn., Pr. mid cent. sm. military style 3 dwr. chests by Stanley, Orient. Tansu stacking chest w/4 doors & dwrs., Carv. India stand, Pr. Fancy French style carv. easy chrs., Mahg. drum tbl., Flame mahg. 3 dwr. work tbl., Pine taper. leg 1 dwr. work tbl., Mid. cent. tea cart, Wing back chr., Boston rocker w/floral stenciling, Uph. window seat, 1 dwr. washstand w/birdseye dwr., Mahg. 2 door reeded leg side server, Dbl. lift top sewing stand w/ptd. roses, Mahg. bed steps w/tooled leather, Orient. stand w/m.o.p. inlay, 2 mod. pine file cabs., Mahg. gateleg tbl., Vint. settee stenc. by Robt. L. Perry, Tall bookcase, Vintage blk. stenc. Capts. armchr., Pine 3 tier stand, Vint. tile top stands inc. 1/w sailboats, Fig. clock base glass top coffee tbl., Tapered leg 1 dwr. stand w/inlay, Vint. mahg. 12 dwr. spice chest, Mini. woven backpack, Lift top kitchen stool. ACCESSORIES: 18th c. Hepplewhite tea caddy , Mezuzah w/prayer sgn. Frank Meisler, Box lot of nice smalls inc. wood carvings etc. & others, 18th c. brass/copper engrav. tobacco box w/cats etc. & nice opium pipe w/mouse etc., Nice lg. ant. splint down basket, Orient. carv. bone figs. inc. Buddha & lady on rosewood display, Pr. fancy ant. rosewood carv. wall shelves w/dragons, Ant. jade plaques w/carv. figs. of man & bird, Inuit stone carving of man w/seal, Wooden carrier by David & Susan Margonelli of Me., “Rates of Toll” sign, Ant. milk cans, 2 stone Eskimo dolls, Canes inc. telescoping/dog head/12 pc. lot etc., Brass vint. Art Nouv. inkstand, Singer featherweight sew. mach., Lg. heavy artists easel, Ant. strap of leather sleigh bells, Adj. bookends w/carv. bears, Fancy bone carv. incense burner w/coral jewels, Brass & wood mortar & pestles, Decanter set in leather book box, Pewter, 2 ant. brass padlocks w/keys, Bone carv. figs. inc. Buddha etc., Copper kettles, Lot of Asian items inc. carv. Foo dog etc., 45” seagull sculpture, Wood carvings, Lg. 65” h. silkwork embroidery of Eleph. & Foo dogs, Ant. copper watering can, Ptd. iron cottage doorstop, Lot Orient. inc. carv. stone beetles/YI dynasty coin display etc., Carv. lady’s head nutcracker, Lg. brass swing handle buckets etc., Baskets, 2 Orient. dec. tea tins, Santa tin w/buttons, Gold dec. ant. Orient. sewing box, Rd. chopping bowl, Brass push-up c/sticks, Mahg. glass door mini. cab. for jewelry, Ant. photo postcard of Round Pond.
BIRD CARVINGS & DECOYS: 4 mini. bird decoys by Bob Jobes, Maurice Day carv. bird, Merganser & goose by F.J. Dobbin of Me., Goose & eagle carvs., 4 birds inc.: Shorebird sgn. R.J. Klunk/Chickadee etc., Me. folk art goose, 4 pcs. inc. 2 shore birds by Wm. H. Godsoe of Me. etc., Loon by Wade, Harry Jobes Canvas Back decoy & Red Head, Avocet shore bird.
GLASS, CHINA, POTTERY: Sgn. Steuben crystal alligator, Steuben bowl, Lot w/lg. Limoges tankard & tray w/Indian/lithophane stein & others, Sgn. Waterford crystal bowls/decanter/creamer etc., Lot w/ Wedgwood “Trinity Church” pitcher etc., 12 pcs. of ant. spongeware inc. custard cups & Bennington pie plate etc., 51 Fenton opaque hobnail glasses & stemware, Ironstone teapot & gravy tureen, 76 pc. Syracuse china set “Coralbel”, Dk. blue Staffordshire china & transfer ware, Sgn. blue pott. vase, Orient. pott. teaset/vases etc., Pottery ducks, Royal Doulton “The Lobsterman”, Orient. blue/wh. china, Blue & wh. Imari bowl & platter, Ironstone corn on cob patt. wash pitcher & bowl, Limoges plates “Nymphea”, Vill. & Boch 1748 scene of houses plates, Mulberry transfer wash bowl, Orient. china, Sgn. Indian blk. pott. vase, Ironstone bowl/pitch. w/corn patt., Coil pottery artwork by Dan Gehan of Me. inc. vases etc., 12 cobalt bl. dessert glasses.
PAINTINGS: Collec. of 16 fine o/b ptgs. by Vernon George Broe inc.:( sailing ships 18”x14”/racing sailboats 20”x13”/Children playing at waters edge 16”x12”/Children by ocean picking flowers 20”x16”/Lobster boat on land 26 ¼”x14 ¾”/Still life of fruit & flowers/3 mallard ducks & more), Nice James K. Bonna o/c landscape of man w/cows etc. 21” x28”, Tod Lindenmuth o/b marine ptg. “Lifting Fog” 28”x34”, John Cuthbert Hare w/c of fishing boat at dock, Ant. o/c of chicks eating lobster, O/c of vases w/flowers & fruit by Elliott W. Sochsa ’66, Fritz Rockwell w/c of ships in Mill Cove 15”x11”, John C. Hatlem o/c of downtown Boothbay 17”x13”, Robt. Thomas ptg. “Altered Ground” 24”X30”, Ethel B. Fowler w/c of downtown Booth. Hrb. 14”x10”, E. F. Russell o/c of shore scene 23”x20”, Jerry Ellis w/c of Fishing shack 21”x14”, Vint. w/c of dory on beach 9”x21”, Porcelain panel w/Koi fish, Sgn. o/b of Mexican mtn. & huts, O/c of Ecuador sgn., Orient. o/c of bird & others, O/c of flowers, Theorem of bowl of fruit. PRINTS & PHOTOS: 2 Laurence P. Sisson sgn. prints inc. lg. Western scene etc., Lg. 1897 photo of U.S. ship launching of the “Illinois”, 3 ant. fire engine prints inc. “Canadian Fire-Eng.” etc., Stow Wengenroth print of “Snowy Owl”, Margaret Bourke-White sgn. silver print of “Am. From A Helicopter, Golden Gate Bridge... Ca. 1952” by Life Gallery, Currier & Ives “The Darktown Fire Brigade to the Rescue” & “Saved”, Set 12 ant. botanical prints in 23Kt. gold leaf frames, Andrew Wyeth “Christina’s World”, Orient. woodblock prints & silkwork of Carp, Wyeth print of full moon & tree, Lg. ant. ship engrav. “Off Portland” 1871, Pr. etch. by Don Swann inc. “Silv. Birches”, Lot w/Marshall Point Light” etc.
STERLING SILVER ETC.: 122 pc. set of ster. flatware “Rondo”, Ster. sailboat model in case, 10 pc. lot w/Geo. Jensen cake knife/cig. box/ashtrays etc., 84 pc. set ster. flatware “Old Lace”, 28 pcs. of assort. flatware, Lot w/tbl. clock/compote etc., Lot w/ mirror & brush sets & c/sticks. S.plated: 3 bottle crystal tantalus w/sterling tags, Veg. dish etc., Lot w/fig. fish tongs/ M.o.p. knives etc., Flatware, Tray w/grape design etc.
JEWELRY: GOLD: Fine Ilias Lalaounis vint. sodalite & 18k gold Greek Revival collar neck., 14k vint. circa. 1961 Egyptian revival necklace, Superb vint. platinum & 18k multi diamond brooch w/2 cts. of dias. poss. by Raymond Yard, Tiffany & Co. choice 14k trotting horse pin w/ruby eyes, Superb vint. 18k frog pin w/diamond & ruby eyes possibly by A. Raymond, 3 14k flower pins w/diamonds, 14k ant. thimble, Lg. 14k pear cut smky. qrtz. pin/pend., 14k dia. & sapphire bracelet, 14 k tiger eye ring, 10k ruby bangle brac., Gold nuggett 2 dwt’s, 8 pcs. 9k&10k gold w/genuine stones inc. dia. & ruby turtle pin, 14k amethyst brac.w/11 stones, 14k pearl pcs. inc. bangle & 3 pins, 11 pcs. 14k inc. earrings/stickpins etc., Fancy 14k bands etc., 14k dia. rings, 10k & 14k lot w/watch pin w/pearls/gold bands etc., 14k lady’s chains & pendants. STERLING JEWELRY: 25 pc. lot w/bracelets/rings/earrings etc., Sgn. J. Claire cat pin, Stone scarab brac., Peridot flower link brac., 10 pcs. Am. Indian jewelry inc. 4 pcs. sgn. Tommy Charley, Vermeil brac., Malachite heart earrs., Labradorite neck., Moonstone/garnet earrs., Tree of Life neck. & ring, Turq./lapis earrs., Rainbow moonstone neck., Sgn. totem pole ring. Other jewelry: Costume inc. beads/pins etc., Lot costume w/ameth. ster. bangle etc., Lapis tribal neck./ring/earrs./fish neck. etc.,7 Chakra neck., 21 medals & tokens, Agate bead neck., Glass dolphin pend. & earrs. WATCHES: Vint. Lucien Picard “Seashark” men’s wrist watch, Jaeger Le Coultre lady’s 18k wrist watch w/diamonds, 2 ant. lady’s Elgin hunter case engrav. watches(15j. & 11 J.) w/slide chain, Man’s 18k wrist watch band 28.5 dwts., 14k lady’s Waltham, Waltham engrav. bird h.c. pock. watch, Lg. Waltham pock. watch, Men’s vint. wrists inc. Buren & Helbros 17 J.
COINS & STAMPS: Choice gold coins inc.: ($20, three $10’s, $5, $2 ½, $1), Nice assort. of silver quarters & halves, Morgan silv. $’s: (1900-O, 1881, 1884-O, 1883-S, Lot of 12), 8 Capped Bust halves, 1920 Pilgrim comm., 38 pcs. paper money inc. Confederate/U.S. & foreign, 1878 U.S. Trade Dollar, 28 lg. copper cents, $2.00 & $5.00 red seal bills, 8 silver cert. $1 bills, Lots of 42 & 29 U.S. assort. type coins, Foreign coins, 1964 unc. 10 coin set, 1853 Seat.Lib. quarter, 92 Jeff. nickels, Gr. Britain 1967 unc. coin set, 1970’s unc. cents, Box of Wheat cents, Mauritius unc. set, Bicent. 3 coin silv. proof set, G. Wash. 1982 comm. ½$, 1906-O Barber Head $1/2, 1873-CC replica $, Ike $’s. & more. Estate stamp collec. of mostly aeronautics inc.: album of Airmail covers /set “Hist. Aircraft of world mini. stamp collec.” /album Internat’l. of World Wildlife first day Covers” etc.
GENUINE ORIENTAL RUGS: Room size Oriental 6’4x9’10, Vint. 6’x6’7, 4’2x5’9, 4’3x6’4, 3’9x6’5, 3’4x5’2, Vint. 2’8x20’9, 3’4x3’4, Bl.& wh. Chinese 2’8x4’7, 2’8x9’4, 2’8 X 4’2, Herez 2’4x4’8. OTHER RUGS: Oval/round & rectangular hand braided scatter rugs, 3’3x6’, Karistan 2’2x4’. MUSICAL: Ant. oak Edison cylinder phonograph w/37 records as is, Mod. Mr. Christmas disc music box w/dancing figures, Bose Wave radio.
OTHER ITEMS OF INTEREST: Lg. ant. cast iron bell by V-M bell Co. VA., Ant. Western Elec. hand crank phone, Sgn. Legacy Kenneth Watt bronze of man with children, Ptd. metal Civil War soldier weathervane w/musket, Bronze Westinghouse air brake co. gauge made into clock, Snowshoe style folding log holder by Snocraft, Lot of 4 blk. cradle phones w/oak wall boxes by West. Electric & collec. of phone co. signs, Lg. Orient. silk embroid. pic. w/elep. & Foo dogs, Industrial style metal dispenser, O/c sign “50th Ann. of Bristol Fair...” 36”x54, Pr. 31” h. reeded columns, Newspapers on Amelia Earhart/Lindbergh/War is over, Vint. wooden adv. sign “Morton Livestock/Thomaston Me.”, Camel seat, 10 prs. of license plates 1919/’22/’24/’25 etc., “Antiques” sign. w/3D letters 75” long, Enam. sign “Buffalo Bill Cody’s Wild West Show”, Vic. style metal wall coat rack, Framed butterfly specimens, Wr. iron mag. rack, Adv. signs etc.
NAUTICAL: Ant. bronze starter cannon sgn. Charles K. Stewart ..N.Y. 1879”, Ant. brass port/starboard lamp by Perkins & others, Sailor’s knot display, Ant. Perko brass blue lantern & cleat, Chelsea brass ships bell clock, Mod. statue of Lobsterman w/trap sgn. H. Hobmann, Ships wheel tbl. w/lg. block base, 2 mod. ship’s lanterns electrified, 22” ship’s half hull, Lg. framed chart of “Monhegan Isl. to Cape Eliz.”, Long Old Town wooden kayak paddle, Brass eagle top ship’s bell w/teak base, Brass fog horn & a Boatswains whistle, Boat models inc.: (Birch bark canoes, Oriental junk, Sailing dory, Viking, Sailing ships etc.), Ant. pine seachests in old paint w/rope beckets, Fancy teak ship’s wheel clock, 2 vint./ant. pot buoys, Sailor balance toy, Glass floats, Ant. pot buoy, 3 pull telescope, Tile puffin pic., Danforth anchor, Ship blueprint, Iron dolphin door grate, 22” pond boat.
LAMPS: Figural lamp of lady “Blind Justice”, Vint. bronze figural cherub lamp, Pr. Orient. porc. in turq. & yellow floral, Lg. hurricane shades, Vint. pott. lamp w/archer & birds, Bell buoy & ships bell tbl. lamps, 2 vint. iron floor lamps, Pr. fancy ant. floral bronze c/sticks, The Village Potter lamp, Vint. pott. 3 handle vase lamp, Iron lamp base by Mckenney & Waterbury Co., Pr. blue & wh. pott. lamps, Vint. pk. pott. lamp w/archers & birds. CLOCKS: 2 ant. onyx mantel clocks inc. Ansonia. BOOKS: Nautical, Audubon, Wyeth books inc. “A.W.” 1968 w/lg. prints, 2 box lots w/”Ansel Adams” /”Me. Through the Eyes of Her Artists” etc., 85 vint. comic books.
WEAPONS: 2 S. & W. 357 stainless steel revolvers, Colt Trooper 357 revolver, Colt Detective Special 38 cal. revolver, H&R 38 cal. top break revolver, Burgo model 108 32 cal. revolver, 3 bxs. 50 Winch. 40 cal. ammo., 3 bxs.380 cal. hollowpoint ammo., Fantasy dragon motif sword, Contemp. Jap. style sword, 16” Gurka knife, Box of 500 22 cal. Rem. ammo., 15” Bowie knife, Bone hand. hunting knife. CHILDREN’S: Box lot of trains & access. inc. Lionel and Dinky Toys farm tractor & hayer etc., Collec. of 12 good lead model Germ. steamer ships by Mercator etc. inc. “Titanic” #150/”Aquitania” etc., 2 ant. Steiff pull toys inc. bear & donkey, 2 ant. bisq. dolls inc. K*R pouty w/compo. body & ant. clothes etc., Ant. stenc. pillow back child’s chr., Vint. wooden Barney Google & Spark Plug toys, Foreign dolls, 2 compo. Madame Hendren dolls, Jumping Jack wooden pull toy. GEMSTONE SPECIMENS ETC.: Choice cut/polished deep amethyst crystal night light, 12 lb. Oregon petrified wood specimen, Ameth. crystals on iron base, Ocean Zen rock sculp. etc., Ameth./crystal “Gum Drop” tree.
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
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