Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
Mt. Crawford, VA, United States
DoneSat, Nov 15, 2014 2:30 PM GMT
Auction of Americana, Fine & Dec Arts
Our November 15th auction includes material from the collections of the late Eddie Wilder of Alexandria, VA and Marion and Carleton Cotting of Vienna, VA; a 40-year New England collection; important pieces that have descended in early Virginia families; along with property from private collections and family holdings in Virginia, Maryland, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, New York, and Maine. Featuring the Alexandria stoneware collection of the late Eddie Wilder including many pieces illustrated in his 2007 tome, Alexandria, Virginia Pottery 1792-1876; a large selection of other American stoneware and earthenware folk pottery including important Shenandoah Valley and Pennsylvania pieces; rare 18th & 19th century Virginia & other Southern furniture and decorative arts; American folk art; good 18th & 19th century American formal and country furniture; antique oriental carpets; textiles; country accessories including a fine collection of 19th century butter prints/molds and baskets; outstanding early wrought-iron lighting and hearth accessories; Civil War and manuscript material; 19th century English ceramics for the American market; plus much more.