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!