For the second time in just a few months we are honored and humbled to be asked to sell the collection of a long time colleague. I have known Steve and Judy Ball for more than 20 years and have always thought that I wanted to be like them when I grow up. Their knowledge of antiques, art, collectibles and decorative arts are only second to their willingness to share with a one time newbie like me.
Steve and Judy have sold their 4,000 square foot building and when that happens stuff needs to go! We sold more than 400 lots of artwork, furniture, folk art, decorative items and more. The list is really too long to detail here but one of my favorite groups of items in the auction is Steve’s collection of early Kansas City photographs. None of these have been for sale before.
From the estate of Paul Kelley. The auction included antique and black powder long guns, decoys, Soap Box Derby items and ephemera, model airplane motors, vintage car items, ammo boxes, primitives, antiques, furniture, toys, sterling silver, and more!
This online real estate auction was for a 3 bedroom, one bath house in Liberty, MO. It is located on a city lot with shade trees a large fenced back yard that is nestled in a quiet neighborhood. The property is located just a few blocks from the historic Liberty Square. Cosmetic updates have been made and the home is ready to either become a home or a nice rental property.
This online real estate auction was for 5+/- acres with a 19th century farmhouse and 6 outbuildings. The home consists of a 4 bedroom, 2 bathroom house with a master suite on the first floor and an unfinished bathroom. The property is located just a few minutes from Liberty and Kearney. There are also 6 outbuildings on the property and a fenced lot.
Online benefit auction of Kansas City Royals memorabilia. All proceeds went to the families of fallen Kansas City firefighters Larry J. Leggio and John V. Mesh.
This online auction featured a 1935 $1000 bill, gold and silver US coins, foreign coins and currency, and more!
This onsite auction in Liberty, MO was fun. We sold the real estate first, then the personal property which included Native American jewelry, a set of Broyhill Brasilia dining room furniture, antiques, household items, a 1906 Van Briggle vase, toys, and much more!
This online only auction featured country antiques, furniture, toys, jewelry, glass, pottery, textiles, and much more!
This was an incredible auction, featuring a broad collection of pieces ranging from Mission and Arts and Crafts items to midcentury and modern pieces. Furniture, rugs, lighting, pottery, glass, art, and so much more.
Included in this auction were some excellent antiques, lighting, jewelry, silver, Asian antiques, original art, three signed Dali lithographs, and more!
An online only auction with new and old coins, gold, silver, American, and foreign coins.
This auction featured a men’s Rolex Oyster Datejust watch, two civil war swords (one of them inscribed to a prominent Ohio prosecuting attorney who died in the war), a Civil War folk art carved pipe bowl, a collection of Kansas City memorabilia and advertising pieces, 16 wonderful glass canes, some really nice marbles, art, advertising, lighting, silver, jewelry, antique furniture, Asian pieces, Staffordshire, and much more!!
This online auction featured artwork by George van Horn Millett (5 original paintings!), 3 pencil signed Thomas Hart Benton lithographs, Wilbur Niewald, Daniel MacMorris, Stephan Sedlacek, Thomas Whelan Benton, Erte, Elmyr de Hory, Adelaide Paul, Wilbur Streech, Anne Youkeles, Donna Levinstone, Joan Foth, and much more. Antiques included excellent German and Austrian porcelain, glass, crystal, Keen Kutter items, lighting, and more!
This auction had some neat collections of fun stuff. Featured was a Jaguar XJ6, Georg Jensen Acorn sterling flatware, LC Tiffany glass, some excellent Native American pottery (including a large Margaret Tafoya), autographs, a large collection of antique candy containers, a large collection of antique knife rests, and some hard-to-find pieces of Belleek porcelain.
This online auction featured an 1818 Collas miniature portrait, ormolu, gilt and inlaid French furniture, George II table & buffet, ca 1820 corner cabinet w/glazed door, 12 Oriental rugs, 10 bronzes, KPM plaques, Carl Thieme Vienna pedestal, Meissen “Snowball” urn, Victorian sidelock chest of drawers w/desk, art glass, paintings, Asian antiques, and much more.
Our Spring Online Consignment auction featured Thomas Hart Benton signed prints, vintage TWA flight attendant uniforms and memorabilia, coins, jewelry, good furniture, art, lighting, and a lot of very interesting antiques!
This auction had some truly interesting items. Included was a 1917 Birger Sandzen woodcut, early 19th century American-market creamware pieces, a nice group of World War II posters, some vintage desktop display model airplanes, 100+ vintage and antique watches (including two vintage Rolexes and two Omegas), fabulous lighting, stained glass, dolls and toys, paperweights, crocks, books, showcases, furniture, and more!
This auction featured two original Audubon The Birds of America prints, a stunning 2.9 carat diamond ring, sterling silver, Cartier, Tiffany, jewelry, Lyman Byxbe etchings, toys, and more!
Our December Online Auction featured Baccarat (including a fantastic decanter and tumbler set), Lalique, Waterford, and other crystal; Atmos clock, porcelain, Hamilton flat files, vintage dental cabinets, Arthur Umanoff wicker set, jade, four older lawn jockeys, art, Native American pieces, quilts, antiques, and a lot more.
This online auction featured five Ellsworth Kelly pencil-signed lithographs, two Ben Shahn signed lithographs, a Robert Indiana lithograph, and the “Don Quijote” folio of signed prints by Orlando Pelayo. There were also Japanese woodblock prints and other Asian pieces, African art, engravings, photography, and more!
This single estate contained FIVE pencil-signed Thomas Hart Benton lithographs, approximately 40 pieces by Charles Banks Wilson (including an original watercolor and a bronze), 50+ pieces of Lalique, Sterling Silver flatware, cranberry glass, vaseline glass, majolica, barrister bookcase, stunning modern glass desk, Cybis, Edna Hibel, clocks, cut glass, Dresden figures, EAPG Westward Ho collection, a wonderful Victorian center table, and much more.
This online only auction featured pieces by Roy Lichtenstein, Wassily Kandinsky, Dale Chihuly, Bridget Riley, Ellsworth Kelly, Jack Youngerman, Niki de Saint Phalle, Edna Hibel, Corzo, Thomas Hart Benton, Norman Rockwell, Frank Wootton, Shoji Hamada. There was also a complete Wadsworth Atheneum’s Ten Works by Ten Painters. There were 35+ Japanese woodblocks, almost 100 lots of sterling silver including 4 sets of sterling silver flatware, jewelry, watches, coins, Lalique, Baccarat, Tiffany, Asian art, bronzes, furniture, lighting, and a lot more besides.
We were honored and thrilled to offer pieces from the estate of former Congressman Ike Skelton. These items included personal letters, memos, photographs, memorabilia, autographs, awards, jewelry, crystal, and much more. There were documents and letters ranging from Harry S Truman to Barack Obama, from politicians and generals to celebrities.
This auction included paintings by A.J. Franke, Sir David Murray, Fred Conway; prints by Charley Harper,
Kathe Kollwitz, and Renoir; Oriental art; Japanese woodblock prints; a sterling silver repousse coffee service by S. Kirk and Son Co.; many more pieces of sterling silver; jewelry; a circa 1700 oak dresser; furniture; mid-century items; and so much more! This auction was online only through iGavel.
This estate sale had hundreds of fun decorative objects ranging in theme from roosters and chickens to Black Americana to classic European, and everything in-between. There was also garden items, Christmas and Halloween items, furniture, jewelry, dozens of new Maui Jim sunglasses, books, clothing, kitchen items, stainless side by side refrigerator, washer and dryer, prints and paintings, and lamps and lighting.
This online only auction featured good antique and primitive furniture; Victorian paintings, pastels, and chromolithographs; stained glass; stoneware and other pottery, fun vintage decorative pieces, lighting, Art Deco, and more!
This online only auction featured some incredible and important works, including pieces by Ernest Trova, Robert Motherwell, Giorgio Morandi, William Tucker, Reg Butler, Kurt Seligmann, Jean Jansem, Donald Judd, Siegried Reinhardt, Jean Arp, William F. Draper, Joan Miro, and more. There was also a set of Dansk flatware, a pair of Russell Wright tables, mid-century glass and other decorative smalls.
This online only auction featured sterling silver, porcelain, pre-Columbian pieces and art, including an oil painting by Ludolf Backhuysen.
This business liquidation auction featured a variety of office furniture and accessories.
This auction featured an important selection of patriotic and political memorabilia from the collection of William Gnefkow. There were Washington, Truman, Roosevelt, McKinley pieces and so much more. There was also coins, banks and toys, antique showcases, country store pieces, primitives, clocks, advertising pieces including Anheuser Busch/Budweiser and Falstaff pieces, Hollywood photos and autographs, a carousel horse, furniture, an 1880’s Kansas-made cabinet, folk art, local art including Hamil and Frederic James originals, sterling silver, and many more wonderful items.
Some of the highlights of this auction include artwork by Margaret Burroughs (Black Venus), J Nicol, Sandzen (2), John Steuart Curry “Prize Stallions”, a Picasso lithograph, Japanese woodblocks, an aquatint by Georges Rouault, etc. There are several nice Oriental rugs including an unusual example that is signed and dated. Asian antiques include a 41″ carved Quanyen figure, Tang horse, Famille Rose garden seat, an 8 panel porcelain screen, carved table and more. There is a nice group of antique Buddha figures. Several Pre-Columbian items are an interesting late auction addition. Other pieces of note include a Jaeger-LeCoultre Atmos clock, a pair of porcelain, piano playing nodders, a German singing bird, and an incredible silverplate and cut glass centerpiece. There are many lots of sterling and coin silver including G. Jensen, Manchester, a set of Missouri coin silver spoons, and a pair of Sanborns sterling pheasants. Extremely rare Ernest Trova gold jewelry is another fine example of the unique and unusual that adorn this auction.
This auction featured an 1885 Presentation Cane, Candy Scale, Political Items, Ephemera including paper, post cards and slides, Six Brass Blade Fans, Old Toys, Stunning Blue and White Asian Vase, Six Royal Worchester Figures, Twenty Six Hamilton Tiles, Nippon, and Royal Hager.
Seth Thomas Regulator w/ 53 1/” drop Clock and a Jacon Petit French Porcelain Clock with Bronze Mounts. Both clocks are estate fresh!
A hand colored advertising print that is just awesome!
Antiques: Jacob Petit French clock, Seth Thomas Regulator clock w/53″ drop, working Atwater Kent Model 40 radio w/speaker, outstanding slag glass lamp, Art Nouveau jeweled lamp, scientific antiques, Willcox & Gibbs sewing machine in original case, old games, stained glass windows, Christmas & more
This auction contained two two estates….including Victorian furniture., 60s furniture, Queen size Bed Room set, a Pr. 50s “REGLOR” lamps, paintings by Ronald Harmon, 11 old quilts, linens, Navajo rug, lots of estate toys (Tonka, Structo, Barbie), gold watches, glassware, dinnerware, deep freeze, W&D, set of 4 BMW wheels & lots of neat stuff.
This auction included a CIVIL WAR Collection which included nine antique, black powder long arms, antique pistols, swords, ephemera & related items.
ARTWORK & SCULPTURE includin Thomas Hart Benton lithographs “10 Pound Hammer”, which sold for an auction record $10,950.00 and “The Little Fisherman”, de Szaak oils, Hayter, C.W. Bartlett, M. C. Haywood oil, 20 Marble sculptures by F. Galli, A. Gory, A. Piazza & others.
Large Native American Collection which includes jewelry, rugs, arrowheads & pottery. Glass to include a pair of Hawkes vases w/sterling bases, Baccarat, Victorian & Cut glass. Old Toys including water worthy wooden boats, cars, trucks and dolls. Furniture including a, Gothic chair and an Edwardian settee. Antiques including clocks and Victorian portraits. Advertising including beer lights
Art including Maxfield Parrish, Judaica, Japanese Woodblocks, Engravings and H. Fischer
This was a large auction including two partial estates one of which was ”Farm Fresh”! Furniture included fifteen pieces of antique wicker including Heywod-Wakefield and an extremely ornate “F. A. Whitney” baby carriage, a “Siberia” Oak Icebox by Simmons hardware, industrial carts and lots of cool project furniture.
Antiques included statues, paper ephemera, four cabinets of old type set, crocks, advertising items, automaton store display, tin wind-up toys (Hop A Long, Wonder Cyclist in the original box), miniature oil lamps, Bennington Stoneware, crocks.
This auction featured very nice furniture, artwork, glass, and pottery. Antiques included Lots of Wonderful Paper, Victorian Cast Iron Hall Tree, Iron Chairs & Urns, Stacking Oak File Cabinet, Three Fold Floor Mirrio, 1885 Springfield “Trap Door” Gun, 1831 Emancipation Quilt (made in 1964), Old Advertising Bottles. Also featured was Artwork by Cornell, Smiechowska, Hamil, Pr. of Victorian Wildlife Paintings, Carve Folk Art Rocking Horse, Jack O’Hare Watercolors and JR Hamil prints.
Up for bid at our first auction of 2013 was a LeCoultre “Atmos” clock (working), French singing bird automaton (working), WWII Japanese “Rising Sun” flags, stained glass beer advertising, doll house & furn, Nippon, nice china, lots of good pictures & frames, artwork (R. Bailey, Kuneyuna, J. Wagner, Catchi), Victorian Walnut bookcase, lots of 60s-70s modern furniture, a patio set, a nearly new “Jazzy” scooter, furniture, washer and dryer rugs & much more!
Our last auction of 2012 and Customer Appreciation Night! Attendees were treated to giveaways and a dessert bar! What fun we had! Featured in this auction was furniture, jewely, pottery, antiques and collectibles.
This was easily one of the largest estate sales we’ve ever done featuring fine designer brands such as Vitton, Gucci, Louis Vuitton, Ralph Lauren, Christian Dior, Dana Buchmann, Armani, Hermes ties and Wolford. With furniture by Maitland-Smith, Ralph Lauren, Henredon and Ethan Allan.
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This auction featured old Woolf Brothers store items, wonderful advertising and store display items, a fantastic 1940s store display humidor that would make a fantastic display cabinet. A couple of Victorian era advertising pieces and a really unusual folding sewing table from Knob Noster. Also worth noting is a stoneware advertising jug/bottle from a Kansas City Saloon.
This auction featured estates from Claridge Court and Grand Court. From these are a beautiful Mobler, Danish, Rosewood Dining Room set, 3 flat screen tvs (big ones too!), a wonderful french door, brushed aluminum finish refrigerator (3 years old and big), patio furniture including a large fire pit (perfect for this fall), Lladros, a few pieces of Herend, artwork, jewelry including a super cool Georg Jensen silver pin and some gold.
This auction featured a Yamaha Golf Cart (rated for 20mph), very nice furniture – Baker, Trosby, Fremarc, Heywood-Wakefield, Fredrick Cooper lamps, a china cabinet, Fostoria, Waterford, Van Briggle and more. Other items from our consignors includes a stunning 19th Century French 5 piece parlour set with a water guild finish and hand carving.
This auction featured an Emile A. Gruppe o/c “Aspens in Fall”, 3 Jim Leedy Ceramic pots, Rita Blitt, Auerbach, Japanese woodblocks, 55” carved steer head. Venini “Nona Triennale” inlaid glass vase, Murano, Oak mantle, cloisonne lamps, jewelry, tin toys, vntg Playboy stuff, Jens Risom desk, 50s cool school rumpus room furnishings, Art Deco Widdicomb BR set, Kittinger Exec desk, Asian style curio, Italian love seat, 50s paper lamps, Tiki, lots of mod stainless.
This is a Fantastic and FULL Auction! Approx 100 pieces of Hull Art pottery, an 1894 music box, thirty-seven pieces of good cut glass, jewelry, 1951 Lionel train set, 14 Victorian cross corner frames, Victorian engravings, Mexican pottery, Marcrest, Advertising, 10’ Country Store display cab, Mission Oak, Victorian three door bookcases, 1930s Walnut Dining Room set, French vitrine, Kittinger chaise, 7’ harvest/library table, 3 nice curio cabinets, 7-3 seat theatre benches, lots of furniture, smalls & more.
We had some very nice glassware for our auction on August 7th. Including a Verlys Blue glass Mermaid lamp. A nice collection of Victorian era glass including several rose bowls and many colors in wonderful condition. Other cool items included jewelry, a Texaco fire chief helmet, lots of furniture, art, an ornate clock with cherubs, sterling silver, Breyer Horses in original boxes and more.
During this auction we sold the entire ham radio estate of the late Mike (Duane) Eyman, W0XM, for his wife Kay, WA0WOF. This outstanding estate included a complete Collins S-Line set and other vintage transmitters and receivers (Hallicrafters, Hammarlund, Gonsett) as well as more recent HF and 2M transceivers, hundreds of tubes, microphones, telegraph keys and much more!
Included in this auction, lots of Artwork including pieces by artists Ruffolo(2), Mantagu(2), William R. Davis, J. Winter, F. James, four Canadian carvings and two French pastels.
A seventy piecec Belleek collection, a pair of 1824 Irish Silver spoons, an outstanding Victorian Marble Bust, circa 1850 Sewing/Game Table, a Pair of Fine Victorian Mirrors, “Elephant Skin Girl” Circus Banner, Penny Arcade “Shooting Gallery” and Vintage Textiles.
Included in this auction, beautiful Art Glass (Wheeling & Mt. Washington Peachblow, Murano. A Native American Collection (Pottery (Nampeyo, Naranjo, Marie Chino), baskets, weavings, carvings, Tlingit. Lots of Art (Sandzen, F. James, Cyril Lewis, Petit)
This was an exciting auction full of good antique smalls! An outstanding 1897 Waltham 14K Gold pocket watch and a ca. 1900 Walrus Mask were the highlights.
1968 Fleetwood Cadillac!
A very nice Mercedes!
Art including two large paintings by Greg Niblett, several very nice contemporary pieces, an Elizabeth Layton Lithograph, and two Tyrie photos of Arrowhead Stadium.
Furniture! Two truck loads of very nice furniture – including Madden-McFarland Interior pieces, Ethan Allen Wicker, Thomasville and more!