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Knoxville, TN, United States
DoneSat, Sep 15, 2007 2:00 PM GMT

Historic Nashville,TN Auction - Glen Leven

This auction will feature the contents of the historic Nashville mansion, "Glen Leven", consignments from the heirs of Glen Leven, and other important Southern consignments. Significant examples of TN & Southern silver, furniture, art, porcelain, glass, jewelry, books, and Civil War items will be offered (approx. 400 lots, over 300 cataloged lots). There will be a large number of uncataloged lots in this sale. Pick up of all items must be day of sale. Buyers will be responsible for making shipping arrangements through Craters and Freighters of Nashville (615-777-7447).

An extensive offering of silver & silverplate (over 90 lots). Tennessee silver - W.H. & G.R. Calhoun, E. Raworth, J. Campbell, P. Negrin, J. Peabody, T. Gowdy, J. Reed, S. Bell, and several others. Rare presentation cup and pitcher with Overton provenance of Travellers
Rest. Rare Mississippi silver cup, Klein & Lampkin. TN furniture includes Sheraton, Classical, and Victorian examples. Tennessee art will include a miniature child portrait attributed to John Wood Dodge, Louis E. Jones
mountain landscapes, Mayna Avent, Cornelius Hankins, Brantley Smith, George Dury, and other regional artists. Fine art includes a signed M.C. Escher engraving, Grant Wood signed lithograph, Kiyoshi Saito print, two original "Pogo" drawings by cartoonist Walt
Kelly. Civil War items include an extensive offering of Civil War related books from the Glen Leven library, Confederate officer's sash, pistols, Wostenholm Bowie knives, and documents from Glen Leven. Other items include 19th century pocket watches, gold coins,
and an extremely scarce Zenith Stratosphere radio, model 16-A-63.