Scooters, pottery to pace Jackson’s auction April 13-14
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – From pottery to postcards, Jackson’s International Auctioneers & Appraisers will sell more than 1,200 lots of antiques and art at their April 13-14 auction. LiveAuctioneers will provide Internet live bidding.
The two-day auction begins Wednesday at 10 a.m. Central with more than 100 pieces of art pottery comprising the Richard Noska collection. It all starts with lot no. 1, a Rookwood scenic vellum plaque painted by Sara Sax in the early 20th century. In its original fruitwood frame, the 6- by 8-inch plaque is signed “Sax” on the obverse and has a printed Rookwood paper label logo and typed title label, Early Morning, on the back. It is expected to sell for $2,000-$3,000.
Next up will be a rare Marblehead Arts and Crafts pottery vase decorated with carved lions around the top. The 7-inch green vase bears an impressed Marblehead logo and the artist initials “HT,” probably for Hannah Tutt. The circa 1910 vase has a $2,000-$3,000 estimate.
Following the American art pottery will be a rare hand-painted Nippon porcelain plaque molded in relief of a fisherman smoking a pipe. Dating to the early 20th century, the unusual piece has a green “M in wreath” mark on the back. The plaque, which has a moriage self-framed border, measures 9 by 12 1/4 inches. It is estimated at $4,000-$6,000. The actual piece being offered is illustrated in the Collector’s Encyclopedia of Nippon Porcelain by Joan Van Patten.
Day two, Wednesday, will begin at 10 a.m. Central with vintage transportation. The first lot will be a 1923 Model T two-door sedan in mostly original condition, whcih has been well-maintained and kept by the same family for the past 75 years. The black tin lizzie, carries a $4,000-$6,000 estimate, will be followed by four classic motor scooters: a 1959 Peugeot, a 1974 Vespa, a 1966 Allstate and a 1966 Daimler/Sears.
An unusual factory working display model or sales sample of an Adams Leaning Wheel Grader has a $2,000-$3,000 estimate. The early 1900s road grader in bronze has a tag that reads, ”J.D. Adams & Co. Indianapolis, Ind.” The model is 22 inches long.
The auction will also include lighting, art glass, antique clocks, a large variety of decorative arts, more than 150 American and European original works of art, American Indian art, Oriental works, and toys and dolls.
The auction will conclude with the sale of more than 7,000 vintage postcards grouped in 40 lots.
For details call 319-277-2256
View the fully illustrated catalog and register to bid absentee or live via the Internet as the sale is taking place by logging on to www.LiveAuctioneers.com.
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