Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
Spring City, PA, United States
DoneSat, Oct 26, 2013 2:00 PM GMT
Spectacular Dollhouse & Miniature Auction
Spectacular Dollhouse & Miniature Auction The Claudia Estes Collection & The Callahan House & Contents Friday & Saturday October 25th & 26th Friday October 25th 11:00 A.M. Saturday October 26th 10:00 A.M. PREVIEW: Thursday October 24th 12:00 A.M. to 4:00 Friday October 25th 9:00 A.M. until sale time RHOADS & RHOADS AUCTION CENTER SPRING CITY, PA. Directions: 20 Bonnie Brae Road ( Rte. 724 ), Spring City , Pa Featuring the incredible lifetime collection of Claudia Estes, artist and miniature enthusiast. This is a collection that has been featured repeatedly in dollhouse magazines and coveted by collectors and museums for years as one of the finest assemblages of the most desirable artisan dollhouses, and furniture . Also encompasses artisan sterling collection ever assembled with the work of top artisans around the globe. Ray Whitledge was commissioned to create a truly majestic roombox for the sterling collection and two additional roomboxes: 'Diamond Anniversary' and 'Haute Cuisine'. Also, two incredibly detailed and famous dollhouses by the late Pam Throop: 'Bolton Hall' and 'Folly Cove', Ed Norton shop, Robert Bernhard Santa Shop, Ron and April Gill Toy Soldier Shop, Frogmorton, and more. The spectacular silver collection includes the grandest offering of the works of Obadiah Fisher and Peter Aquisto ever sold in one auction, and also features the work of Jens Torp, Starr, Bella, Vladimir Matusovsky, Harry Smith, Stuart McCabe, Richard Sims, Kupjack, Roth, Enrique Quintanar, Don Henry, John. Hodgson, Gordon Blacklock, Cini, American and European artisans represented The Callahan House, appeared in Nutshell News and Caye McLaren's book and includes artisan furniture, Fredrick Wilder New England Watercolors, and many pieces handmade by Edgar, Doris, and Bob Callahan.