CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – Jackson’s Auctions will sell more than 1,500 exceptional lots of Native American, Asian, European and American works Dec. 5, 6 and 7. Absentee and Internet bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.
The first day of the three-day sale is devoted to Asian art. More than 500 lots will be offered, including 200 pieces of cinnabar. Also available are Chinese cloisonné, over 300 carved jade ornaments, bronzes, embroidered fabrics, and 17th- and 18th-century Sino-Tibetan gilt bronze figures.
Of special note are a Chinese cinnabar carved three-color lacquer “peach” covered box from the 18th or 19th century (above) and a Mughal Chinese carved white jade lidded urn, 15 ¾ inches tall on a carved hardwood stand (below).
Day 2 will open with approximately 250 lots of Native American art and antiques, followed by more than 50 lots of Russian icons, fine art, silver, jewelry and antique furniture. Standouts are a finely woven 17 ½-inch pictorial olla (below) and an Apache beaded vest from the 1890s.
Day 3 will feature the finest in American and European decorative arts. Over 350 exceptional lots including glassware, porcelain and furnishings featuring Tiffany, Steuben, Meissen, KPM, Stickley and more.
Also featured is a pair of rare Keramos Austrian Art Deco lamps, circa 1920. Modeled as a stylized woman, each supporting an orb above her head, the lamp bases stand 15 1/4 inches high.
The auction will conclude with the Robert Hardman lifetime collection of toy and model trains – over 1,700 pieces of rolling stock and engines circa 1900 to modern, the majority earlier Lionel O, HO and S gauge plus Ives and Marklin, plus American Flyer & Marx.