DOUGLASS, Kan. – Items from the estate of Elfriede and Martin Miller of North Dakota and a private collection out of New Jersey, plus an assortment of other quality antiques – more than 300 lots in all – will be offered in an Antique Auction slated for Saturday, April 22, beginning at 9:30 am Central time at Woody Auction. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
One of the expected star lots is a floor vase marked Royal Bonn, featuring an outdoor scene of a young woman on a stone bench that wraps around the vase, which also boasts an Art Nouveau brass base and attached handles. The vase is signed “Stieber” and weighs more than 29 pounds. It carries an estimate of $2,000-$3,500.
A French cameo art glass hanging pendant lamp signed La Verre Francois, with orange and yellow mottled ground and amethyst cameo cutback overlay featuring 12 cat silhouettes, has an estimate of $1,500-$2,500; while a Gone With the Wind kerosene lamp with a shade signed Moser, made from cased orange glass with an elaborate floral and scroll design and applied jewel highlights, a small chip on the rim its only flaw, is estimated at $1,000-$1,750.
Antique vases are certain to spark bidding wars on April 22. Examples include:
A French cameo art glass vase signed Muller Freres Luneville, having pink, yellow and blue ground with cameo carved rose overlay, an excellent example of a genuine turn-of-the-century Muller, is estimated at $1,500-$2,500.
A dark green footed vase showing the Wave Crest banner mark with classic courting scene decor and gilt metal fitted handles and feet is estimated at $1,000-$1,750.
Not exactly a vase, but a two-handled pedestal covered urn marked Royal Bonn, with a green and white portrait of a woman in an elaborate hat and having gold enamel floral and lattice design, artist-signed and in excellent condition, has an estimate of $600-$1,200.
A charger marked L.S.&S. Limoges with a portrait of the Sioux Chief Hollowhorn Bear, artist-signed “Dubois” and displaying gold trim, is estimated at $1,500-$2,000. Also, a 10-piece fish set marked Limoges, consisting of a tray, six matching plates, and a matching gravy boat with an underplate, having a turquoise border with scenic decor of fish out of water and extensive gold stencil highlights, has an estimate of $600-$1,200.
A double Victorian brides basket, comprising two pink and white cased art glass bowls with enamel branch and blossom decor, set on a Pairpoint #2202 silverplate frame, carries an estimate of $1,000-$2,000. Also, a massive figural group marked Lladro #2028, titled The Three Graces and weighing more than 28 pounds, is estimated at $1,000-$1,750. Note: This particular lot must be picked up in person in Douglass, Kansas, or shipped by a professional shipper by May 5.
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