The first day’s offerings include country store and advertising articles; automobilia; Virginia historical items; a large selection of Shenandoah Valley calendars, advertising and postcards; a massive collection of bottles, insulators, apothecary and medical items; antique and vintage dolls including French and German bisque-head examples; vintage movie posters; antiquarian books; farm items; musical instruments; fountain pens; railroadiana; and kitchen items.
Many of the items being auctioned come from the collections of Joe Yancey of Harrisonburg, Va., and the late Michael J. Parmer of Waynesboro, Va.
The next day, Saturday, Aug. 23, the tone changes, as the auction house offers fine and decorative arts from estates and collections from Washington, D.C., New York City, New England and the Mid-Atlantic states.
Highlights include a 24-inch-tall Sevres-style ormolu-mounted vase, Old Paris porcelains, artwork and prints, a selection of 18th and 19th English, Continental and American furniture and decorative objects, jewelry, clocks and pocket watches, Native American and Virginia baskets and rugs, as well as American art pottery. There will also be a strong selection of 19th and 20th century silver featuring sets of Philadelphia and London footed open salts and tea services, along with a good group of Tiffany, Warner, Kirk and Stieff articles.
Chinese and Asian material will include porcelain, lacquer, cloisonné, snuff bottles and an early portfolio of woodblock prints after the famous Chinese work Yuzhi Gengzhi Tu.
For further information email Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates at email@example.com or call 540-434-3939.
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