DoneWed, Sep 29, 2004 11:00 AM EDT
Hatfield, PA, USA
September 29-30, 2004 Fine Art & Antiques
Alderfer AuctionTOP RATED
TWO DAY FINE AND DECORATIVE ARTS CATALOGUED AUCTION Wed. September 29, 2004 Commencing at 1:00 pm Thurs. September 30, 2004 Commencing at 9:00 am Preview: Mon. September 27, 2-7 pm Tue. September 28, 10-7 pm Wed. September 29, 7-9 am FINE ART- J. Barrett; W.E. Baum; E.B. Bellecour; J.J.B. Bellecour; J.E. Berninger; J.B. Blommers; F. Brissot; R. Bye; J.F. Carlson; J.C. Cazin; C.O. Depenne; G.E. Essig; A.O. Fischer; D. Garber; C.P. Gruppe; C.W. Hargens, Jr.; H.H. Horn in Newcomb-Macklin frame; E. Marcke; A.P. Martino; G. Martino; J. Meierhans; A. Monticelli; W.B. Morrell, Jr.; R. Overpeck; F.W. Pomeroy; C.A. Ricciardi; H.B. Snell; E.Y.Z. Zamacois; 19th Century Portrait of a Child, and many others. EPHEMERA - Collection of currency-related proof steel engravings from family of world famous engraver GFC Smillie; Autograph of Benjamin Franklin on document concerning pier building; Large archive of James C. Booth (premier 19th century American chemist and metallurgist) family, including a variety of ledger books, letters, and documents, some US Mint related; Archive of Bacon-Terry Family of Connecticut, including letters related to Pre-Civil War Texas, 1830’s South America, Civil War, with letters from Rutherford B. Hayes and Noah Webster; West Point USMA photograph albums for Classes of 1870 and 1889; CDV and Cabinet card album containing European royalty; Lincoln inaugural relic; Columbian Exposition catalogs; 18th century deeds; Regimental history of the 155th Pa Volunteers; Manuscript ledger of the Schuylkill Navigation Company (1816-1830); Collection of ancient Roman and Greek glass; Egyptian artifacts. JEWELRY-Diamonds including rings, bracelets, necklaces, cufflinks; Tiffany including sterling silver bracelets, earrings, gold heart pendant by Perretti; Colored gemstones including sapphires, lapis, emeralds, rubies, garnets, smoky quartz, aquamarine, amethyst, opal, citrine, and tourmaline; Gold including bracelets, pendants, necklaces, charm bracelets, earrings, brooches; Pearls including necklaces, earrings, rings, white, black and colored pearls; Stick pins; Cameos including agate and shell; Wristwatches including Bpeguette, Movado, J.E. Caldwell, Longines, Rossieres and Rolex; Pocket watches including Elgin, Waltham, Hamilton, Tiffany, Illinois, Geneve; Gold and silver cigarette cases; Victorian items including sterling silver mesh purses and buttons, brooches with miniature paintings, mourning and hair jewelry; Steuben crystal pendants. FURNITURE-Pennsylvania Chippendale walnut high chest; Corner cupboards, including PA cherry, Buck County pine; Windsor chairs including groupings and singles, signed and unsigned; Oak back bar; Walnut two-drawer blanket chest; Hepplewhite including four-drawer chest, slant front desk with chair, Chippendale including walnut chest, cherry high chest; PA including Dutch cupboard, dower’s chest, tavern table formerly owned by George S. Kaufman; Sheraton walnut canopy bed; Empire adjustable walnut server; Stylized dining and bedroom suites, chairs; English including walnut fall front desk, mahogany chest on chest; Bombe slant front desk; Miniatures including walnut and maple chest of drawers. RUGS-Sarouk, Hamadan, Heriz, Kashan, Mahal and Kerman. DECORATIVE ARTS-Sterling silver items including flatware and hollowware by Tiffany, Stieff, Whiting, Gorham, Reed & Barton, International and Kirk; Porcelains including Meissen and Royal Vienna portrait plates, KPM portrait plaques, Capo-di-monte, Worcester, Chinese expert armorial items, Canton and Nanking, Crown Staffordshire dinner service, and Meissen figures; Art glass including Art Deco cameo glass torchiere shade, Durand vase; Glass candelabra with prisms and swags; Miniature paintings on ivory; Clocks including French gilt bronze and Charles Desprez wall clock; Large champleve urn; Toleware tea caddy and tankard; Mocha ware earthworm porringer; Gaudy Dutch cup and saucer; Nantucket basket; Pewter including tankards and charger; Fraktur including Martin Brechall, Friedrich Krebs and others.