Cedar Falls, IA, United States
DoneWed, Sep 19, 2012 3:00 PM UTC
Collector's Choice: Antiques & Collectibles
Over 200 exceptional lots of late 18th & 19th century European & English porcelain including Meissen; American & European art glass including a fine pair of Baccarat enameled candelabra, Bohemian glass & Burmese; large variety of Staffordshire pottery including figures, relief molded pitchers & scenic transferware; fine Chinese decorative arts including Famille Rose, carved jade, Kesi woven silks & works on paper; collection of painted ivory miniature portraits, Viennese & Limoges enamels, & Austrian bronze miniatures; early stoneware including a rare Anna pig flask; carved ivory figures; large offering of Sterling silver including George III silver, hollowware & five large sets of Sterling flatware; plus gilt bronze clock garnitures & Victorian lighting & bronze sculptures; also a large offering of Militaria including American WWI-Vietnam wars with a fine variety of uniforms, gear and insignia plus German WWII items; an important & large collection of early photography and 19th century ephemera including Civil War period CDVs & Civil War journal, historical & early 19th century commercial/retail store fronts and interiors, human interest & social scenes, collection of real photo postcards, plus a large variety of interesting paper advertising, trade cards, die cuts & early ephemera, plus presidential signatures including Thomas Jefferson; also vintage toys, cast iron banks; Victorian furniture; Oriental rugs; over 100 paintings and prints; gold, silver & diamond jewelry; Ecclesiastical items; French Empire & Louis XVI style decorative arts including gilt bronze & Napoleonic items; plus a huge collection of carved wood tribal African works de-accessioned from a Midwestern museum. Over 300 pieces including monumental carvings up to 9 feet tall.