A truly spectacular auction with a treasure-trove of items from three lifetime collections. Including over 500 pieces of spectacular hand-painted American and European porcelain. Including vases, tankards, game sets, bowls, decorative pieces, and much more. Featuring various makers including Limoges, Picard, Willets Belleek, KPM, Sevres, Royal Vienna, R.S. Prussia, R.S. Germany, R.S. Poland, Nippon including Coralene and Moriagi decorated examples, and many more.
Also, over 200 pieces of American and European Victorian and later art glass, including Steuben, Wave Crest, Webb, Moser, Consolidated, Higgins, Murano, and many others. Additionally, over 150 exceptional vintage parlor and banquet lamps, including many rare and scarce examples by Pittsburg and Consolidated including many pairs, all from a single owner lifetime collection. Also featuring over 250 vintage bisque and china dolls, including examples by the best makers such as Jumeau, Kestner, Simon & Halbig and many others. All from a single owner lifetime collection. As well as over 100 pieces of primarily Victorian walnut furniture including a number of walnut cylinder rolltop secretaries, walnut bookcases, cabinets, marble top tables, plant stands, wall shelves, lap desks, and many more related items. The auction features a good single lifetime collection of over 30 needlepoint samplers dated from 1798 to 1841, many in excellent condition. Together with over 100 pieces of American and European fine art and bronzes including oil paintings and prints by many modern masters such as Dali, Chagall, Calder, and many others.
Also featuring a spectacular collection of over 5,000 vintage postcards, including many spectacular Halloween examples by Clapsaddle, Winsch, and many others. Also a great variety of spectacular Santas and Patriotics including good Uncle Sam and Fourth of July examples. Also, a smorgasbord of Victorian Valentines including many German die-cut and fold-outs (over 250) and other postcards including beauties, scenics, erotic and many others. Auction also includes over 100 pieces of religious and ecclesiastical arts, including oil paintings, a great amount of statuary, including many hand-carved examples plus a good amount of silver and gilt metal altar wares such as chalices, ciborium, monstrances, altar candlestands, and much, much more. Lastly, over 150 pieces of vintage Asian decorative arts. Including Chinese, Japanese, Burmese. Featuring porcelain, enamel, jade, ceramics, carved wood, textiles, woodblock prints, bronze, and many other materials.
Auction also includes vintage guns, militaria, imperial Russian, gold coins, flue covers, vintage tools and padlocks, toys, including trains, pottery, and many other unique and one-of-a-kind items. All to be sold to the highest bidder with no reserve.