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Rare timepieces take the lead in Jeffrey Evans auction Oct. 12-13

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Waltham tricolor gold pocket watches with diamond and ruby accents. Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates

CRAWFORD, Va. – The Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates Fall Antiques, Fine & Decorative Arts Auction contains a wide selection of material and will include everything from fine art and rare timepieces to miniature lighting and American art pottery. The large auction will take place over two days, Friday, Oct. 12, and Saturday, Oct. 13. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.

Friday’s session, beginning at 9:30 a.m. Eastern Time, should start the weekend off with a bang. It features American and European art glass from the estate collection of William A. Litle, Garden Grove, California; part one of the Barbara and Moe Tourison miniature lighting collection; and a collection of antique and modern paperweights deaccessioned from the Strong Museum of Play, Rochester, New York.

Highlights include New England Plated Amberina, Mount Washington Royal Flemish, Tiffany, Daum Nancy, and a wide selection of paperweights by makers such as Debbie Tarsitano, Charles Kaziun and Rick Ayotte.

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Art glass and miniature lighting, including Plated Amberina, Daum Nancy and Tiffany. Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates

Saturday’s session, beginning at 9:30 a.m., should prove to be equally exciting and features additional material from the William A. Litle estate collection, Garden Grove, California; the estate of Mrs. Lee Cochran, Staunton, Virginia; the collection of Maxine and the late Grymes Heneberger, Harrisonburg, Virginia; as well as property deaccessioned by Washington & Lee University, Lexington, Virginia; and the Schwenkfelder Library & Heritage Center, Pennsburg, Pennsylvania.

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Warren E. Cox (American, b. 1895) bronze figure. Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates

The day’s various offerings consist of a wide selection of British and Continental furniture and accessories; paintings, prints and statuary; Asian material of all types; fine silver and jewelry; a 600-piece collection of Staffordshire transferware and flow blue including many large serving pieces in patterns such as Fairy Villas (185 pieces), Nonpareil, Scinde, Ferrara and Wattau; additional 18th- and 19th-century ceramics; rare American art pottery; a fine collection of Mettlach steins; an exceptional grouping of fine clocks and timepieces;  and rare match safes.

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American art pottery, including Marblehead, Newcomb College and Rookwood. Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates

Highlights include a Henry Capt dore bronze carriage clock with porcelain panels (below); a Tiffany & Co. 18K men’s pocket watch of Swiss manufacture; a Pierre Soulages (French, b. 1919) abstract etching, circa 1960; a Dufner & Kimberley Egyptian table lamp with reverse-painted shade; and a French enameled gilt-silver cigarette case featuring a portrait of a nude woman.

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Henry Capt dore bronze carriage clock with porcelain panels, one of over 100 fine timepieces. Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates

For additional information contact Jeffrey S. Evans at info@jeffreysevans.com or 540-434-3939.

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