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Lambertville, NJ, United States
DoneFri, Feb 13, 2004 7:00 PM GMT

Estate and General Auction

333 Auctions and Rago Arts and Auction Center features a selection of estate property. Over 400 lots include collections of original artwork by regional American artists, European 19th century paintings and prints, American and Asian furniture and a large selection of decorative arts.
Highlighting the auction is a major work by Antonio Pietro Martino (1902-1989), an important regional artist, who was born in Philadelphia in 1902. This large framed oil painting "East Manayunk" is signed by the artist. Other exceptional pieces include an oil on panel by Karl Pierre Daubigny (French, 1846-1886) "Sur La Plage," which is pencil signed and dated 1881.
Many unusual and fine pieces of silver and porcelain are offered including a pair of Tiffany sterling candle sticks, a large center bowl by Kirk & Sons, an Art Deco sterling cocktail shaker by J.E. Caldwell and a pair of Faberge armorial silver plates, c 1900. Other items include a set of three Sevres cabinet plates after Watteau, a Limoges game set and a Lenox for Tiffany & Company Virginian pattern tea set. The sale also includes Meissen onion pattern dinnerware, Haviland, Royal Doulton, Staffordshire, Stangl stoneware and birds and a pair of monumental Chinese cloisonne vases with covers in Qianlong style.
Furniture includes a European oak coat rack, c. 1798, beautifully carved in high relief; a George III provincial mahogany Architect's table, c. 1780 and a collection of Louis XV style furniture from a Teaneck, New Jersey estate including a mahogany and ormolu bureau plat. Arts & Crafts furniture includes a Stickley Brothers armchair, an L.& J.G. Stickley sewing rocker, and a Gustav Stickley gout stool. Also offered are a Louis XV style two-drawer commode, a Renaissance Revival Parlor sofa and an American Art Nouveau settee and armchair. Clock collectors will be impressed with a Charles X Portico clock and a French Marble & Bronze mantle clock, c. 1880, with Diana surmont.
Vintage toys and collectibles feature antique and costume pieces including a Black Opal snuff bottle.
Toys and dolls include a china head doll, marked Germany and an unusual Missionary rag doll attributed to Julia Beecher from Elmira, New York, c. 1900,as well as cast iron toys with two carriages, two banks and a miniature cast iron stove. In addition, a collection of primarily 20th century Asian and African items includes furniture, stone carvings, bronzes, pottery which is all being sold without reserve.