Tonya A. Cameron Auctions selling diverse collection Dec. 9

Persian enamel and silver plate, 7.75in. diameter. Estimate: $300-$500. Tonya A. Cameron Auctions image

Persian enamel and silver plate, 7.75in. diameter. Estimate: $300-$500. Tonya A. Cameron Auctions image

WAKEFIELD, Mass. – An eclectic collection of an antiques enthusiast will be dispersed by Tonya A. Cameron Auctions in a one-owner sale on Tuesday, Dec. 9. LiveAuctioneers.com will provide Internet live bidding for the nearly 200-lot auction.

Featured lots include a circa 1797 mezzotint published by John Singleton Copley, a Thomas Miles Richardson Jr. (English, 1813-1890) watercolor, a pair of George II sterling silver casters and a copy of Mitchell’s New National Map of the U.S. with British Provinces dated 1858.

There’s even a half dozen postwar flying balsa wood aircraft models by Testor and Cox.

“Who know’s what he was collecting,” said auctioneer Tonya A. Cameron. “He was an executive and he enjoyed buying antiques when he traveled,” adding that some of the items were purchased abroad and carefully carried or shipped back to the United States.

The collection also features Staffordshire figures, Continental silver, a group of 18th and 19th century Russian icons, Persian and Middle Eastern items, and estate Oriental and Indian rugs and carpets. Asian antiques include a bronze Buddha head having four faces, Satsuma ginger jars and cloisonné urn and vases, and Chinese Export porcelain.

A military lot includes a World War II PT boat flag and insignia.

Collectibles include vintage gambling items, Beatrix Potter items, Raphael Tuck & Sons postcards, political campaign signs, duck decoys, cast-iron doorstops, glass paperweights, a Three Bears hooked rug and several musical instruments.

For details contact Cameron at 781-233-0006.

The auction will begin Tuesday, Dec. 9, at 6 p.m. Eastern.

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.


ADDITIONAL LOTS OF NOTE


Persian enamel and silver plate, 7.75in. diameter. Estimate: $300-$500. Tonya A. Cameron Auctions image

Persian enamel and silver plate, 7.75in. diameter. Estimate: $300-$500. Tonya A. Cameron Auctions image

Pair Chinese carved black jade horses on stands, 4.25in x 6.5in. Estimate: $1,000-$1,500. Tonya A. Cameron Auctions image

Pair Chinese carved black jade horses on stands, 4.25in x 6.5in. Estimate: $1,000-$1,500. Tonya A. Cameron Auctions image

‘Mitchell's New National Map of the U.S. 1858, with British Provinces,’ engraved by W. Williams, published by S. Augustus Mitchell, Philadelphia, 62in. x 62in. Estimate: $1,000-$1,500. Tonya A. Cameron Auctions image

‘Mitchell’s New National Map of the U.S. 1858, with British Provinces,’ engraved by W. Williams, published by S. Augustus Mitchell, Philadelphia, 62in. x 62in. Estimate: $1,000-$1,500. Tonya A. Cameron Auctions image

Landscape watercolor by Thomas Miles Richardson Jr., signed and dated 1856 lower right, 16in. x 21in. overall frame. Estimate: $2,000-$3,000. Tonya A. Cameron Auctions image

Landscape watercolor by Thomas Miles Richardson Jr., signed and dated 1856 lower right, 16in. x 21in. overall frame. Estimate: $2,000-$3,000. Tonya A. Cameron Auctions image

Russian icon with ornate frame, 18th / 19th century, Jesus Christ Pantocrator, in gilt tin frame, painted on wood, 9in. x 7in. Estimate: $700-$1,000. Tonya A. Cameron Auctions image

Russian icon with ornate frame, 18th / 19th century, Jesus Christ Pantocrator, in gilt tin frame, painted on wood, 9in. x 7in. Estimate: $700-$1,000. Tonya A. Cameron Auctions image

Pair of George II sterling silver casters, London, 1730, hallmarked, 5.25in. Estimate: $1,000-$1,500. Tonya A. Cameron Auctions image

Pair of George II sterling silver casters, London, 1730, hallmarked, 5.25in. Estimate: $1,000-$1,500. Tonya A. Cameron Auctions image

Copley mezzotint, ‘Abraham Offering Up His Son,’ circa 1797, publisher John Singleton Copley, printmaker Robert Dunkarton, 39.5in. x 32in. Estimate: $3,000-$4,000. Tonya A. Cameron Auctions image

Copley mezzotint, ‘Abraham Offering Up His Son,’ circa 1797, publisher John Singleton Copley, printmaker Robert Dunkarton, 39.5in. x 32in. Estimate: $3,000-$4,000. Tonya A. Cameron Auctions image