Cedar Falls, IA, United States
DoneSat, Apr 6, 2013 2:00 PM UTC
Sale of Art, Antiques and Collectibles
Over 900 exceptional lots, all to be sold to the highest bidder with no reserves. Featuring over 100 lots of Chinese decorative arts including porcelain, cloisonné, bronzes, carved jade & ivory plus much more; over 30 vintage hand woven oriental carpets and rugs circa 1880-1930; a good variety of period furnishings circa 1800-1950 including tables, settees, chairs, stands, lighting and numerous mirrors; also vintage dolls & toys featuring a rare Kathe Kruse Doll II Schlenkerchen; plus an interesting offering of historical militaria and edged weapons featuring a rare German naval bridge scope, a rare US WWI aviators grouping, an extremely rare German WWII Reich?s Chancellery embroidered banner with excellent provenance, plus over a dozen ornate Ottoman and Eastern European edged weapons with precious metals and more; a good offering of Victorian art glass & hand painted porcelain; over 400 Royal Doulton character jugs including many early and rare examples; a fine lifetime collection of Noritake Art Deco porcelain; as well as vintage gold, platinum and diamond jewelry and gold coins, a good deal of sterling silver including flatware sets; plus Swiss music boxes and a good selection of vintage clocks, primitives, tribal art and more. Also well over 100 oil paintings and vintage prints circa 1700-1925 by listed artists and including a collection of miniature portraits on ivory and porcelain; over 2 dozen bronze sculptures, as well as carved wood and marble examples; a fine collection of over 75 exquisite hand painted Russian lacquerware (circa 1890-1990) including many signed examples from Palekh, Kholui and Fedoskino, plus a small offering of Russian icons and ecclesiastical and European works as well.