ABSENTEE & LIVE
ANTIQUE ESTATES AUCTION
Sunday, October 25, 2020
At Foster’s Auction Gallery, 811 U.S. Rt. 1, Newcastle, Me.
Please visit our website at www.fosterauctions.com for color pics. & listing.
Preview & to leave bids on Weds., Oct. 21, through Sat., Oct. 24, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. ea. day & morning of sale 8:00 to 9:45. Hope to see you there! Auctioneer’s Note: Sale to include a fine local estate, together w/selected additions. Bob
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: Ant. mahg. Neo Classical 6 dwr. columned chest w/paw feet, Ant. #5 Shaker rocker, Mahg. ball & claw foot uph. armchr., Sheraton mahg. & birdseye cookie corner sideboard, Sheraton 7 dwr. bureau w/birdseye maple, Ant. green ptd. 4 dwr. bracket base bureau, Cherry 4 dwr. bureau w/cut out base, Mahg. Sheraton 3 dwr. stand, Inlaid mahg. Queen Anne mirror, Comb back Windsor rocker, Ant. refin. trunk & others, Sheraton rev. ptd. mirror, Sm. d/t Robin egg blue box, Pine l dwr. wash stands, Refin. Sheraton l dwr. stand, Sm. ant. blue ptd. box w/bun feet, Chippendale mahg. armchr., Blue ptd. pine lift top box, Gr. & blue ptd. d/t 6 board blanket chests w/tills, Sheraton mahg.2 dwr. stand etc., Pr. of Windsor birdcage side chrs., Mustard ptd. d/t hooded cradle, Splayed d/t cov. dough box, Sheraton l dwr. wash stand.
VICTORIAN FURN.: Mahg. mirrored door armoire w/dwr. w/ carved heart design, Vic. walnut 6 dwr. chest, Refin. Vic. oak bureau w/swivel mirror, Oak stand w/ball dec., Oval marble top stand, Refin. commode, Walnut candle stand, Ant. canvas cov. trunk, Oak office chr., Rd. oak ped. base tbl. w/2 leaves, Refin. 5 leg sq. oak tbl., Carv. oak fall front 3 dwr. desk, Pr. uph. carv. walnut chrs.
CUSTOM, VINTAGE, MID CENT. ETC.: Ornate carv. French style stand, Refin. ant. Mission oak rocker, High back wing chr. w/bl./wh. uph., String inlaid Hepplewhite stand, Mahg. tray top stand, Mahg. Phyfe style ped. tbl., 5 pc. gr. iron patio tbl. & chrs. w/umbrella, Mahg. ped. base lift top sewing stand, Mahg. lyre base Empire style stand, Lift top box on iron base end tbl., Bow back Windsor armchr., Mahg. l dwr. Queen Anne tbl., Custom cherry 4 dwr. Chipp. chest, Country pine ped. base lamp tbl., Cherry Q. Anne tilt top stand, Walnut Sheraton stand, Mahg. l dwr. stand, Nest of mahg. stands etc.
ACCESSORIES: Lg. collec. of Santa’s etc. of all types inc. vint. mechanical wind-ups/cardboard/glass candy containers/ Adv. Santa’s inc. Dr. Pepper/Coca Cola/Steiff etc., Lg. standing carv. bear & cub standing coat rack, Collec. of Gen. Henry Knox items inc. autograph/souvenir china/prints/postcards/1st day cover etc., D/t copper teakettle, Ant. mahg. wheel barometer, Cloisonné: vases/jars/cov. bowls on wood bases, Blue up & down butter churn, Punched tin foot warmer, Lg. brass swing handle kettle, Ant. metal statue of fisherman & woman,Cameo carv. shell w/lady, Lot w/ant. helmet creamer/cow creamers etc., Mahg. barometer w/fan inlay, Carv. Vic. oak Aneroid wall barometer, Brass bed warmer, Copper watering can, 2 tin rooster planters, Country store ant. stenciled tin tea bin, Lg. floral cloisonné vase on wood base, Bamboo Chinese cov. baskets, Brass moose head bookends, Carv. folk art walking stick, Iron owl andirons w/glass eyes, Sap buckets, 17” dia. Oriental bl./wh. jardinière, Early iron donut kettle sgn. Noyes & Nutter-Bangor Me., Wooden mortar & pestle, Brass soap stand, Carv. wooden eagle inkwell, Copper wash boiler, Carv. stone bird on ameth. base, Binoculars, Dbl. lid basket etc., Carv. wooden ladle, “Home Sweet Home” rev. ptd. pic., Indian sweet grass baskets, Tin candle mold etc., Cigar box of old buttons, 10 snuff bottles, 12 collec. eggs & stands inc. marble/Wedgwood/crystal/marble etc., Brass/iron stand. trivet, D/t copper teakettle, Ant. flax wheel, Blueberry rake, Swing hand. basket, Wicker fishing creel, Sad iron, Orient. wooden bases, Galv. watering cans, Metal deer candleholder, Picnic basket, Mahg. book box.
GLASS & CHINA: 4 Oriental Satsuma vases, Blue/red ant. Imari umbrella stand w/wood base, Lg. bl./wh. Orient. covered urn w/birds & Foo lions, Sgn. Waterford crystal inc. nice decanters/9” vase/10 ½” pitcher, Oriental porc. figurines & vases etc., Depression glass mixer, Pottery roosters, 10 gal. crock, Pr. Orient. porc. cov. urns w/dragons on wood bases, Lot of bl. & wh. Willow china by Johnson Bros., Ant. bl. & red Imari umbrella stand w/wood base, Pr. ant. Staff. dogs, 2 red etch. Bohemian decanters, Orient. porc. Emperor, Ant. crock by Satterleee & Mory Fort Eds. N.Y., Blue glass: mugs/salt/peppers/stemware/vases etc., Glass fish, Floral Nippon vase, Wh. fish platter, Fancy stemware w/fig. ships/flamingo etc., Lg. bl./wh. porc. coffee pot, 3 blown glass decanters, Lg. gilt & cobalt ewer, 6 gal. crock, Colored glass, Seashell & fish plates, Blue Willow inc. tureen/coffee & tea pots/platter etc., Staff. figs. inc. Sailor & Admiral, Selection of early Am. pattern glass inc. decanter etc., Imari umbrella holder, Cov. glass urn, Plant pots, 7 Moses bottles, Canton, Rose Medallion & other Orient. porc. etc., Porc. charger w/elk, China lobster dish, Royal Copenhagen jars w/brass tops, Fig. china match holder, Owl cookie jar & s/peppers, Saki set, Bl. Shirley Temple creamers, Rooster, 5 swan dishes, Etched decanters, Ironstone bowl & pitcher, Flint glass dia. point compote, Bl.& wh. china jardinière, Wh. chine jardinières.
PAINTINGS: Ant. o/c ship portrait of “Slieve Roe” 34”x25”, Lg. ant. o/c genre ptg. sgn. J.M.B. of man & woman by house w/chickens 50”x32”, Luca Papaluca o/c ship portrait of H.M. S. Admiral Nelson 24”x22”, O/c of fisherman in boat 36”x24”, O/c of 3 masted ship portrait 23”x19”, O/c eagle & flag ptg., Sgn. Aldo Mantovani o/b landscape 35”x24”, W.A. Hill o/c of covered bridge 30”x20”, M. Dikstra o/c of old man & boy 29”x18”, Hannah Groves o/c of people in canoe 20”x14”, Lg. ant. o/c portrait of jeweled lady 34”x40”, Ant. o/b of shoe shine boy, Contemp. o/c portrait of Admiral w/cannon, Ant. o/c portrait of lady in bonnet 28”x36”, F.L. Hutchins o/b of cabin & trapper G.C. Green, Alphonse J. Shelton o/c seascape 35”x24”, Pencil/pastel of Golden Retriever by Louise Price 39”x25”, Ant. o/c of logging scene sgn. Stillwell 38”x28”, O/c of farm horses, 3 ant. o/c oval family portraits of John & Ann Richardson, W/c of geese over surf 32”x22”, Ant. T. Bailey o/c ship ptg. of “Red Jacket” ship 20”x16”, Wayne B. Morrell o/c of “Storm over Portland Head Light” 44”x25”, O/c of Elk 24”x36”, H. Boylston Dummer o/c bear “Stealing Honey” 32”x36”, Contemp. o/c of racing sailboats, O/c still life by Van Olten.
PRINTS: Duck prints inc. 1 w/duck stamp, 3 photos by Carol Latta, Monet garden pic., Lg. map of Maine, N. Currier “Gen. Andrew Jackson”, 1794 framed Daily Adv. supplement, Framed photo of Sea Biscuit & War Admiral w/books.
STERLING SILVER: Mustard & 2 fig. bells, Lg. ant. fish knife, 3 socket candelabra, Sterling overlay trivets, 4 pr. c/sticks & salt & peppers, 14 spoons inc. souvenir etc., Gorham floral engrav. cream & sugar, 2 baby cups inc. repousse floral design.
S.P.: Pr. of figural c/sticks, Teapots, C/sticks, Condiment set, Egg cups stand w/spoons, Fancy basket w/ openwork grape designs, Cased filigree carriage & horses, Biscuit jar, Flatware set in silver chest, Trays.
JEWELRY: Gold: 14k amethyst & multi diamonds ring, Lady’s platinum blue tanzanite & multi diamond ring, 14k 3 ct. opal & multi dia. ring, 14k emerald & multi dia. ring. Sterling: 20 ct. labradorite neck., Copper turquoise neck., Blue larimar & amethyst ring, Multi colored ammolite peridot pendant, Fine garnet poison ring, Ring w/copper turq./ameth. & bl. topaz, Fine bl. larimar & ameth. pendant, Herkimer dia. ring, Turquoise & ameth. pendant, Purple copper turq. & citrine ring, Turq. & ruby qrtz. ring. Other jewelry: 2 bxs. of costume jewelry.
CLOCKS: Vint. oak Grandfather’s clock w/brass dial,
WATCHES: Rockford key wind pock. watch, Lot of men’s & ladies wrist watches.
COINS: 12 Morgan silver dollars, 6 Peace dollars & others, 1821 Mex. Spanish 8 reales silv. coin, 9 “50 State Quarters” mint/proof sets, 10 U.S. proof sets, 1998 5 pc. Mint Premier silv. proof set, 3 albums w/Indian & Lincoln cents, 13 uncirc. U.S. coin sets, Two 2 coin silv. $’s 1999 “Yellowstone” & “Dolly Madison”, .999 silv. Me. Sesquicentennial rd., 1964 U.S. 10 coin unc. mint set, 1893 Columbian Expo. $1/2, 1986 Liberty 7 coin Prestige set, 3 Ike 1971 proof silv. $’s.
DECOYS: Vernon Bryant MD. birds: Lg. carv. white swan/Pintail duck & Red Head, Merganser sgn. Outlaw, Eider duck w/mussel sgn. Vernon Bryant MD., Capt. Harry Jobes Golden Eye, John Meredith of MD. Blk. duck, Goose, Pintail sgn. W.T.S., Bufflehead, Teal duck, Scaup & others, Cut out iron shore bird.
ORIENTAL RUGS: Runner 3’6x10’2, Room size 7’x10’4, Chinese bl./wh. Orient. 4’x6’3, Floral w/red field 7 ½’x11’, 4’9x8’8, 4’4x6’6, 5’5x3’6, 3’5x4’8.
MODERN FURN. ETC.: 4 dwr. French style bureau, Green patio tea cart, 2 red benches by Plow & Hearth, Ant. style 2 dwr. Childs bracket base blanket box w/flower dec., Sanyo tv & woofer/Dolby audio bar etc., Sm. Q. Anne d/l cherry table, Wicker rocker, 1 dwr. lamp tbl., 4 fan back Windsor chrs., Nat. pine top & wh. ptd. dining tbl., Ethan Allen maple desk, 2 red ptd. lawn chrs. & stand, Plastic wicker chrs., Elec. window fans, Sm. glass door cab., 4 plastic wicker chrs. & glass top tbl., World globe, 2 Windsor comb-back chrs., Bamboo & iron plant stands, Ped. column, Flat screen tv, 2 pr. mod. shoe shoes, Fold. deck stand.
OTHER ITEMS OF INTEREST: 2 ant. Arthur Waagen metal sculptures inc. “Secours” & “Detresse”, Brass telescope on tripod, Skymaster binoculars on tripod, World globe, Bird baths & garden statues inc. St. Francis, Mounted 10 point Buck, Garden Gnomes & rabbits, Torsion balance scale in oak case, Bird houses, Celestron photo. tripod, Snowshoes, Collec. of garden Gnomes,
LAMPS: Carv.soapstone figural tbl. lamp, Angle lamp w/shades, Slag glass tbl. lamp w/lighthouses & sailboats, Sandwich glass dbl. burner lamp, Pr. repro. B&H brass lamps w/wh. shades, Ant. iron Betty lamp, Pr. glass fluid lamps, Satsuma lamp w/dolphin base, Ant. brass c/sticks, Electrified brass student’s lamp w/gr. cased shade, Floral porc. tbl. lamp, Oriental porc. tbl. lamps, Ant. mini. brass lamp w/milk glass shade, Bl./wh. ant. glass oil lamps & others, Blk. floor lamp, Carriage lamp, Sm. pr. bl./wh. Orient. lamps, 4 sm. leaded glass shades, Students lamp w/green shade, Brass tbl. lamps, Brass camel/palm tree lamp, Pr. fig. porc. Orient. tbl. lamps, Adj. brass floor lamp.
MUSICAL: Emerson record/cd/cassette/am/fm New Sharp stereo system, 2 bxs. cds.
CLOCKS: Ant. & vint. oak Grandfather’s clocks w/ brass & decorated dials. TOOLS: 20 position Gorilla ladder, Ryobi 10” chop saw, Ford 1800 psi elec. pressure washer, Homelite 2.3 c.i. chain saw, Floor drying fans, Skill & jig saw etc., Tool box of tools, Elec. heaters, “Work Station” & board roller, Central 1/3 h.p. drill press, Iron rakes, 2 bxs. of 36 new 75 watt light bulbs. WEAPONS: Guns: Repro. percussion musket made in Spain, Percuss. musket w/patch box & eagle, Marlin mod. 1894 357 cal. rifle, Bersa “Thunder” 22 cal. semi-auto. pistol, Empire arms 38 cal. 5 shot revolver, S&W. 38 cal. 5 shot revolver,
Swords & knives: Gurka knife w/brass/wood handle, Rite Edge axe/knife combo., Mahg. handle Bowie knife, Am. flag Bowie knife, Bone & turquoise Damascus blade hunting knife, Bone handle hunt. knife, Civil War contemp. dress sword, Samurai style sword, 2 metal swords & wooden practice, Skull Zombie sword. Other: Box of ammo inc. 22 & 38 cal. shells & holsters etc.
NAUTICAL: 35” mahg. ship’s wheel, Brass & copper Navy diving helmet on stand, 3’ metal lobster wall dec., Cast iron nautical wall pocket, Sailboat model of schooner “Gloria”, Rowboat balance toy, 4 ant. wooden pot buoys, Vint. ptd. iron ship doorstop, Contemp. ships wheel w/clock, Seashells, Mod. nautical shadow box, Nantucket basket, Remote control sailboat, Styrofoam buoys, Clam hod & fork, Wooden lobster traps, Brass hang. elec. ship’s lantern.
CHILDREN’S: Ant. hair covered rocking horse, Raggedy Anne dolls, Teddy bears inc. jointed & real fur etc., Doll’s china set, Cloth dolls inc. canvas, Quilt w/stars, Ant. sled w/bird, Stuffed animals & compo. doll, Oak child’s desk chr., Croquet set,
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, (near sale ) 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 Association
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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.