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99: ANTIQUE CHINESE MASK
100: MONUMENTAL ANTIQUE CHINESE DISPLAY CABINET85: ANTIQUE CONTINENTAL SILVER BOOK COVER
Cherry Hill, NJ, NJ, United States
DoneSat, Oct 22, 2011 2:00 PM UTC

ANTIQUES,ASIAN,PAPER,MOD AND DECORATIVE ARTS

THIS AUCTION WILL BE COMPRISED OF MANY HIGH QUALITY ITEMS FROM A WIDE VARIETY OF CATEGORIES. OUR FEATURED CONSIGNMENT COMES FROM ITEMS ORIGINALLY FROM THE WISTAR FAMILY ESTATE OF PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA. THE WISTAR FAMILY INTER-MARRIED WITH THE CRESSON FAMILY. BOTH DATE BACK TO THE 18TH CENTURY IN AMERICA. ITEMS OF SPECIAL INTEREST FROM THIS CONSIGNMENT INCLUDE AN 18TH CENTURY ENGLISH FAMILY BIBLE, A WHITEHOUSE GALLERY OF OFFICIAL PORTRAITS OF THE PRESIDENTS, REGISTERED AND NUMBERED 161, AND PRESENTED TO GENERAL CRESSON. ALSO INCLUDED IS A CIVIL WAR AUTOGRAPH BOOK AND OTHER RELATED FAMILY PHOTOS AND EPHEMERA. THE FURNISHINGS ARE AN INTERNATIONAL COLLECTION INCLUDING ANTIQUE CONTINENTAL FURNITURE AND MANY CHINESE PIECES FEATURING A MONUMENTAL 19TH CENTURY 15 FOOT DISPLAY CABINET. THE DECORATIVE ARTS INCLUDE A TRI-COLOR ITALIAN MARBLE BUST, A PAIR OF 18TH CENTURY MEISSEN FIGURES, A CELESTIAL BLUE SEVRES URN LAMP AND A MAJOLICA FROG FORM UMBRELLA STAND. THERE ARE MANY NICE SILVER PIECES HIGHLIGHTED BY A RARE ANTIQUE SILVER BOOK COVER, A FINE QUALITY SILVER DUTCH CHOCOLATE POT AND A TIFFANY & COMPANY BOWL. THERE ARE ALSO MIDDLE EASTERN ITEMS INCLUDING SWORDS, DAGGERS AND AN ENAMELED LANTERN. THERE ARE OIL PAINTINGS BY ARTISTS SUCH AS G. YAZMADJIAN, GIVANIAN AND MANY OTHER FINE ARTISTS. THE SALE IS BALANCED OUT WITH ITEMS FROM MANY OTHER FINE ESTATES INCLUDING MID-CENTURY MODERN, HIGH END DECORATIVE AND CONTEMPORARY ARTWORK. PLEASE KEEP CHECKING THE SITE AS ITEMS WILL BE ADDED PERIODICALLY.