June 9, 2010 by syes
Friday June 11th & Saturday June 12th from 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Sunday June 13th from 12:00 – 5:00 pm
Monday June 14th from 9:00am – 4:00 pm
This is sure to be one great sale! Probably one of our top five! Imagine finding yourself surrounded by American & English antique American primitive furniture and 19th c. treasures once owned by one of the founders of the Old Treasures Club in 1939. This home is loaded with antiques everywhere you look. The drawers are filled with goodies and linens. The cabinets are stuffed with items too many to mention. The closets are hanging with clothes and hatboxes brimming with hats and walls loaded with Victorian shelves and paintings and china.
The items include in no order: a prime 19th c. gesso gilt picture frame 48” x 60” surrounding an oil painting copy of Pampeo Batoni in 1850 (The original was destroyed in WWII in a Dresden museum), tall ships paintings & drawings, gate leg table, many electrified oil/fuel lamps & chandeliers, 19th porcelain & china including Mason, Villeroy and Boch, McCoy, a mint Steinway and Sons vertical maple piano ‘American Colonial’ style sold at the Penny Ousley Store in Van Nuys, English brass candleholders, sheet music-19th & 20th c., many pieces of 19th c. Majolica dishes & case clock, Windsor chairs, side & console hall tables, table display case, music stand, cloisonné hollow ware & boxes, dresser chests in flame mahogany, pine, old hardwoods, maple.
Colonial iron pots, antique wood ship models (14”to 40”), corner chairs, 9 travel chests, crazy quilts, side & arm chairs, carved woven basket weave carved wood chair w/turned legs, mahogany drop leaf table w/ 4 sabre leg Victorian needlepoint chairs, Havilland china, silver plate roast dome,18th c. tall corner cabinet & a ½ cabinet, flow blue dishes, crystal knife rests & goblets, platters, Asian porcelain & Imari, shells, iron scale, 14’ braided rug, hooked & tribal rugs, kidney shaped table, mirrors, Buddha, 2 tripod tilt top tables, more linens & doilies than any other sale, much antique & depression glass, 1838 Daniel Pratt wall clock to 1870’s Ingraham, Waterbury mantle & wall clocks, 19th c. adjustable students desk, English library step chair signed by Bisset & Brunton Ltd., tapestries, tribal rugs, hundreds if not thousands of old photos, foot stools, copper lustreware export china in tea leaf, blue, and painted, lithographs, antique sofa, WWI & travel posters, small doll house, Toby mugs, By Appt. Royalty English plaque, tankards & steins, 8 Dr. Syntax prints, colonial painted chest-on-chest, thousands of antique books, LPs, 24” pine harvest table w/two 10”drop leaves, 6 chairs, repro Revolutionary War drum, Colonial pine chair & farm house cabinet, folk chest on chest, kitchen cabinet w/etched glass doors, WWI proclamation by George V, pitchers & crocks, dry sink, cactus & other plants, umbrella stands, Hepplewhite arm chair, library table, small parlor chair w/faux grain finish, Martha Washington sewing cabinet, pouch sewing cabinet, faux bamboo chair, farm chair w/original rush seat, tortoise shell & gold cigarette case, double plant stand, dry sink, blanket chests, foot bench, sm footstools, Hitchcock & bentwood style rockers, pr. wing chairs, steel engravings 1762, adjustable candle holder,Waterloo steel engraving, Limoges fish serving set w/ platter & 10 plates, sewing machine & notions, garage & garden tools, bird bath, patio furniture, pot belly stove, decanters, glass salt cellars, grandfather clock, rope bed (no rope), china cabinet, cannonball bed, embroidery samplers, Wallace Nutting prints, jointed mannequin, ink well, gloves, vanity items, ginger jars, secretary bookcase, horse collar mirror w/embellishments, Williamsburg weaving bed coverlet, what-not shelf, embroideries, smalls & bric-a-brac, copper cookware, Victorian & 20’s women’s clothes some w/old photos of the owner in the dress, 28 pound English scale, salesman samples of Windsor bench & dining table, Victorian chemises, dresses, and other pcs., Japanese prints, travel writing desk, American dessert & tea china setl, jewelry-real & costume, 19th c. laces and sewing notions, brass frames, Life magazines, 78rpm records, LPs, TVs, receiver, turntable, plus 50 boxes to empty!
The jewelry is amazing and you won’t be disappointed. Victorian gold, silver, 20’s & 30’s costume jewelry, Bakelite, old shell necklaces, and many pieces are here. The sterling silver is also a thrill and much of it…flatware & holloware. We just unearthed that a few days ago. The ephemera is extensive. There are 1880’s portraits and many old photos of outings, autos, home and family events. vintage British pamphlets, college 1910’s & 20’s, dance cards & pencils, some political items, home improvement and city permits, prints, signed lithos & steel engravings, postcards, art sketches by Carol (a display designer for J.W. Robinson’s), newspaper headlines, U.S. History items, brochures, antique info and much more.