Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
Poughkeepsie, NY, United States
DoneSat, Feb 3, 2018 5:00 PM GMT
COUNTRY AMERICANA, DEC. ARTS, MUSICAL
Selling the partial contents of several local estates including the attic and basement contents of the locally historic VanWagner family homestead, Smith Rd, Pleasant Valley NY - the attic untouched for over 100 years and packed to the rafters with good country items; A large grouping of Country Americana and folk art from the Elliot Steckel estate, Sharon CT; Partial contents of a Poughkeepsie NY estate (name withheld by family); other country items gathered throughout the Hudson Valley & New England. First Session (500 lots): Country sale includes folkart, treenware, baskets including Native American, stoneware, redware, homespun bed covers, quilts, tinware, blanket boxes, cupboards, painted butter churns, work tables, candle stands, fine 7' harvest table, early iron including lighting devices, decoys, game wheel, game boards, painted boxes, advertising, country artwork including portraits, hooked rugs, oriental rugs, Navajo rugs, sets of country chairs, federal fireplace mantle taken directly from the Sleigh homestead living room (Lagrangeville NY - House is being demolished, early 19th century), 5 weathervanes, 2 windmill weights, cast iron door stops, historical important Abraham Lincoln presentation life mask 1886, large folio print National Guard NY State Militia 1856, 2 Civil War carbines, etc. Second Session (200 lots): Many decorative items from 2 NYC collections including Sterling Silver flatware, fine china, artwork, gold jewelry, 2 bronzes, Handel floor lamp and desk lamp, Pittsburgh table lamp plus other lighting, 25 musical instruments, Victorian & later furniture, paisleys, orientalia, art pottery, German dolls, etc.