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Collector’s Choice Sale of Americana Art, Antiques & Collectibles

March 28th-29th, 2017

Auction closed

Over 900 lots featuring the Estate of Robert & “Jake” Hockridge, Bettendorf, Iowa, long time collectors and dealers of Fine Early American, primitives and Civil War Memorabilia, plus the Estates of Jerry Pabst, Omaha, Nebraska, Virgil Wood, Sioux City, Iowa, Anna Ta-King Luh, St. Louis, Missouri, Mr. & Mrs. Jerome Ash, Detroit, Michigan, & other estates and collections
Including an important collection of over 125 pieces of early American and Georgian period pewter, with many fine examples by listed metalsmiths, with a good selection of forms including beakers, mugs, flagons, & tea pots, plus fine early American Decorative Arts & Primitives including furnishings, lighting, tollware, & ceramics, also a collection of over 75 hand carved wooden decoys, Native American Basketry, & a fine collection of Southwest Native American Weavings, plus over 100 lots of U.S. Civil War related items including vintage firearms, edged weapons, accoutrements, badges, and more. Also over 50 pieces of furnishings including an early American mahogany Highboy, Federal Period tall case clock, a New England three drawer blanket chest, French marquetry gilt bronze mounted case pieces, carved Black Forest & hunting lodge furnishings, plus more, also over 75 American & European oil paintings and prints by listed artists, plus over 30 18th &19th century Russian icons, and over 50 handwoven Oriental carpets including Bidjar, Hamadan, Turkish tribal rugs, Gabbeh, & others. Additionally, over 250 lots of exceptional 19th through mid-20th century collectibles including early cast iron & tin litho character toys, Christmas items, Victorian figural napkin rings, a collection of over 300 vintage & early films in 16 and 8mm, stereoviews, gold jewelry, animal trophies, including leopard skins, & an elephant’s foot-stool, plus over 100 lots of Fine European & American Decorative Arts including Gilt Bronze clocks, an Austrian enameled bronze figural clock, Tiffany style lamp, figural candelabras, sterling silver, & musical instruments, plus over 50 hand stitched quilts & comforters circa 1850-1930’s, including a rare Daniel Stephenson, Fairfield, IA coverlet, also over 150 pieces of European & English porcelain & ceramics including Meissen, KPM, Royal Doulton, & Dresden with fine hand painted portrait & scenic examples, & a fine offering of American & European 19th/20th century art glass including Tiffany, Steuben, Galle, & others, plus a large collection of American coinage with a good variety of silver including dollars & other denominations plus some gold, & two large collections of stamps from estates comprising a large amount of material ranging from scarce to common, plus over 140 lots of Chinese, Japanese, & South East Asian decorative arts 18th to early 20th century including carved ivories, carved jade & hardstone, bronzes, hand painted ceramics, carved export furnishings, & ancient artifacts.
Over 100 pieces of fine Early American and Georgian pewter
Over 140 pieces of Oriental decorative arts from the 18th to early 20th century
A fine collection of Native American basketry plus pottery, artifacts, and weavings