Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
Sunrise, FL, United States
DoneSat, Aug 18, 2012 4:00 PM GMT
3rd Annual West Point Sale Day 1 of 2/900Lots
Day 1: Categories offered inc. 18th & early 19th century New England and Mid-Atlantic States furniture including a Hepplewhite dining table w/seating for 10, a NY sideboard, 20 pcs of Mission inc. a tall clock, a Stickley 3-part folding screen and fall front desk, an exceptional Shaker 2-part cupboard w/great provenance. Over 100 paintings, lithos and prints, lighting including 19th century kerosene fried, several leaded glass shades, 25 pieces of Chinese glass from the Gadient collection, several good early American flasks, books including a 1576 Germanic, silver including smoking service by Tiffany plus, jewelry including an exceptional brooch with mine cut diamond bezel and painted porcelain bust, US gold coins, porcelain & pottery including Liverpool pitcher & large bowl with Americana and ship decoration, stein collection, 15 clocks including rare Walter Durfee, Providence girandole, folk art and marine art including early to mid 19th c. works on paper by Michele Corne etc., Antonio Jacobsen portrait SS Apache and several good, painted cast iron mechanical banks. Day 2: Presidential signatures inc. Roosevelt, Eisenhower along with the pen used to sign atomic energy treaty, Taft, others; Rev. War, & Civil War docs, 60 original movie posters from the 30?s on up, Oceanic, African and Native American art, 12-star Confederate Civil War Secession flag plus WWII flags de-accessioned from the Mariner?s Museum, 2 Civil War groupings (Commander Robert Townsend USS Essex and another of General William H. Noble commander 17th CT vols.), 125 lots comprising part II of the Miki and James Mangan III collection including Native American beadwork, arms and militaria, armor including a 3/4 suit black & white c. 1590, salet helmet c. 1480, Italian Barbut c. 1450, German breastplate c. 1550 and more, cowboy items, knives, 20 early American swords from the estate of Dr. James E. Connor-Ford White House, Secy. to the cabinet, admin. to the President plus 15 nice canes.