Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
Downingtown, PA, United States
DoneWed, Mar 20, 2013 1:00 PM GMT
Decorative Arts Sale
A large group of quilts from the collection of Foster & Muriel McCarl of Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania will start the sale. A notable selection of audio devices are to be sold including a Regina Hexaphone, model 104 phonograph, a Swiss cylinder music box with Chinamen bell ringing figures & dancing and approximately twenty-four music boxes, gramophones & phonographs. Two very compelling pieces of George Jones majolica will certainly attract interest. One is a bowl having a base with a Punch figure support & the other a covered tureen with a full nesting quail. Other porcelains include Historical Blue Staffordshire, Chinese export, Gaudy Dutch, Limoges, Royal Worcester, Leeds, creamware, etc. Several art glass objects include a Steuben Aurene glass jack-in-the-pulpit vase, a Tiffany Favrile blue iridescent glass bowl, a Moe Bridges table lamp & an Artcraft Iron Works table lamp. A variety of American & Continental art works are offered throughout the day. A set of four oil on canvas Civil War scenes, ca. 1900 are purportedly from the G.A.R. National Headquarters in Dayton, Ohio. A hand signed artist's proof by Norman Rockwell and works by Robert Shaw, John Stango, Jamie Wyeth, Cornell Hicks, Frank Barney, Charles Baskerville, Barclay Rubincam, Ignatius Regemorter & many others will be sold. A patinated bronze after Charles Henry Humphriss titled "Appeal to the Great Spirit" is expected to garner interest from bidders. Toys, carvings, etc. will cross the block Other unusual items include a collection of eighteen Lucille Banks WWII political cartoons, a Disney cell from "Practical Pig," several trade signs, a set of three carved & painted plaques of African animals signed "Robbie Anderson" & a Lyon Healy model 22 harp & case. Everything from girandole mirrors & chandeliers to Dutch cupboards & tall case clocks will be sold. A myriad of side tables, cupboards, chairs, dower chests & chests of drawers present many opportunities for buyers.