Coy-Krupp Conducted Sales is Excited to be Handling:
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The Estate of Mabel Brown
Mabel Brown was born in 1916, graduated from the University of Chicago law school and practised law with her father in Geneseo her whole life. Her father founded his law firm in 1893. Miss Brown lived her enitre life in this house and it is an astounding time capsule of a family of collectors and savers. This house is about the most amazing sale we have conducted in 25 years!
* Geneseo * Illinois
Saturday September 30 * 10:00 to 5:00 * numbers at 9:30
Sunday October 1 * 10:00 to 5:00 * numbers at 9:30
Property to be sold includes the following: 18th and 19th Century Chinese porcelain covered urns and vases; French gilt bronze clocks and garnitures; vintage German Holiday table decorations; Tremendous amount of china, glass and crystal, good collection of American Brilliant Cut Glass; Large amount of Victorian and other jewelry; Large carved marble double figural group; Marble columns; Victorian iron aquarium on stand with eagle finials; Dozens of Caucasian rugs, most about 100 years old, mostly runners; Quilts and coverlets; Large Dresden figural centerpiece; Good old cloisonne, cinnabar, daguerrotypes; Herschede tall case chiming clock; several mid 19th Century portraits; Victorian cheval mirrors, sofas, tables, sets of dining chairs, chests of drawers, many glass domes; Huge amount of books and Edison records; 3 foot tall terra cotta figure; Huge collection of pressed glass, Old Paris spill vases; three Edison standing Victrolas; Very large patinated metal figure of man with scythe; Royal Copenhagen figures; Oil lamps; Many Parian marble figures; Huge service of Schumann Dresden porcelain; Set of Cobalt stemware with frosted figural stems; Enormous Italian center bowl with dragon handles; Large standing bronze figure of a man; Pair of St. Denis painted porcelain pilgrim bottle form vases; Majolica; Huge collection of milk glass butters and salts, many figural and unusual; Table and bed linens; Huge amount of vintage clothing, beaded evening bags, Bride baskets; Staffordshire figures; Minton and other oyster plates; Ithaca Calendar Clock Company wall and mantle clocks; Several large and high quality tester beds; Edwin Willard Deming (1860-1943) Four Watercolors depicting moose, elk, indians in a birch canoe and other; vintage childrens books, games and toys; Woven sea grass patio furniture; early 19th Century deerhide covered trunk; Pair of green glass dophin form candlesticks; Huge plaster reliefs of The Arrest of Paul Revere, Madonna and Child and other; Many china head dolls (mostly just the heads); Indian beaded items; Carved mother of pearl shell; Antique marbles; Sevres painted plate depicting Chateau des Tuileries; Dozens of tea sets; hundreds of tea cups including some early 19th Century very high quality painted examples; Lots of ephemera, vintage advertising of local interest; For anyone with an interest in items from 1870-1920 this house is absolutely stuffed with incredible things! Words can’t really describe the quantity housed in this very large (8 large bedrooms, enormous attic and basement!) house.
This is the sale everyone will be talking about for years!
Directions: 55 south to 80 west to exit 19 to State Street south to North Street right.