BRIGGS AUCTION, INC.
1932 ~ Celebrating 85 Years! ~ 2017
Public Estate Absolute Auction | Friday, March 31, 2017
Selling a wide array of merchandise from Main Line, PA and Delaware Valley Estates, Homes, and Collections
AUCTION PREVIEW: Thursday, March 30: 4-7PM | All-day Friday, March 31: From 9AM
3PM (Back Room): Fine China & Porcelains, Glassware & Art Glass, Art Pottery, etc.; Silver; Estate Fine & Vintage Costume Jewelry; Collectibles; Coins & Currency; Books; Toys; Discovery Table & Box Lots, and much more.
4PM (Front Room): Antique & Quality Reproduction Furniture; Decorative Arts; Fine Art; Country Antiques & Primitives; Clocks & Carpets; Tools; Electronics, and much more.
8PM (Front Room): Power Lawn Equipment
To Be Sold At Absolute Auction | 1500+ Lots Sold Every Friday!
Partial Listing to Include:
Can't wait to see you at our sale. Setup was 3180.
8PM: LAWN EQUIPMENT
· John Deere 115 Automatic riding mower
· Husqvarna 524ST Snowblower
· Craftsman 1036 riding mower
Front Room: 4pm
FURNITURE AND DECORATIVE ARTS, etc.
Antique & Quality Reproduction Furniture
· Kittinger mahogany three drawer chest
· Hanz Olsen for Frem Rojle Danish teak dinette table with four chairs
· Pair of mahogany armchairs with scroll acanthus leaf arms
· Victorian walnut bonnet chest with mirror
· Four Barrister bookcases including Globe-Wernick
· Empire mahogany mirror door wardrobe
· Duncan Phyfe-style three-tier butler stand
· Nine-piece floral decorated bedroom with vanity and shaving mirror
· Mahogany tilt top tea table with acanthus carved legs
· Country pine jelly cupboard
· Templeton maple chest
· Victorian walnut four-drawer chest
· Inlaid mahogany French style settee
· Oak Morris chair
· Chippendale-style window seat
· Bassett upholstered armchair
· Five-piece French provincial bedroom set
· Conover camelback sofa
· Six pressed-back oak dining room chairs
· Mahogany carved four-poster antique bed
· Mahogany carved empire chest
· Marble top English washstand with mirror top
· Cherry corner cabinet
· Maple secretary desk
· Assorted wall unit bookcases
· Assorted bedroom and dining room furniture
· Victorian oak fall front hall desk
· Victorian four-drawer cottage dresser
· Iron and wood slatted long bench
· Antique steamer trunks
· Victorian mahogany bureau with mirror
· Barrister bookcases and parts
· Victorian painted buffet with marble top
· Painted oak ice chest
· Paint decorated step back cupboard
· Cedar trunks
· Mission oak library table
· Victorian parlor tables
· Blue painted bow front desk
· Mission oak dresser with mirror
· Drop leaf tables
· Cast iron grape leaf chair and table
· Singer treadle-base sewing machine
· Multi-drawer organizer cabinet on metal base
· Martha Washington sewing stand
· Empire tilt top mahogany tea table
· Seven piece oak dining room set
· Oak pedestal base dining table
· Oversized spinning wheel
· Mahogany kneehole desk with leather top
· Cherry Queen Anne coffee table
· Blue painted dresser with mirror
· Three drawer traditional chest
· Black metal wine rack
· White painted cupboard
· Cast iron and aluminum patio furniture, and more.
· Pair of palace sized ginger jars
· Garden seats
· Pair of rose medallion palace sized vases
· Chinese lacquered and hardstone four panel room divider
· Umbrella stands
· Porcelain figures, etc.
Country Antiques & Primitives; Decorative Arts; Clocks; Carpets, etc.
· Sinclair porcelain two sided advertising sign
· Maitland Smith porcelain garden seat
· Kendall motor oil advertising sign
· Collection of oil cans
· Large brass bell
· Oversized iron lock
· Williams & Reppert blue touch decorated stoneware crock & canning jar
· Cowden and Wilcox blue touch decorated jug
· Glass dome
· New Haven miniature banjo clock
· Wire baskets
· Seth Thomas cast metal shelf clock
· Wire organizer baskets
· Sheryl Wagner faucet and bathroom gilt accessories
· Tube radios
· Sylvan Seal Milk crate
· Two divided carriers
· Assorted wood walking sticks
· Argus test oscillator
· Standard signal generator
· Atlantic copper boiler
· Assorted glass milk bottles
· Purina chicken feeder
· Expandet Screw Anchors countertop display
· Antique Stradavarius copy violin with case
· Two Victorian shelf clocks
· Large cut metal red painted star
· Fels-Naptha soap crate
· Citation acoustic guitar
· Standard S101 electric bass guitar
· Seth Thomas mahogany shelf clocks
· Assorted decorator lamps and mirrors, etc.
1 Asian style print, floral basket
2 Kiyoshi Saito block print, portrait of a man
3 Jamie Wyeth copyright print, "Mischief Night"
4 Five R.C. Marin Padilla etchings, various scenes
5 Unsigned watercolor on panel, blue jays
6 Signed Japanese watercolor on silk, landscape with buildings and mountains
7 Signed Japanese woodblock print, village scene with boats in river
8 1860 map of Mid-atlantic states
9 Louis Icart print, "Bear Rug"
10 Unsigned print, New England coastal cottages
11 Signed engraving with Remarque, landscape with house and grounds
12 Two color engravings, botanicals
13 Maxfield Parrish print, "Daybreak"
14 Maxfield Parrish print, "Lute Players"
15 Map of West Goshen endorsed by the surveyor and county commissioners
16 Dayton S. Simpson watercolor on paper, winter landscape
17 G. Boutwell pencil signed etching, roadrunner, #308/500
18 Engraving of French architecture
19 Lithograph of George Washington in Philadelphia
20 Henry C. Meier pencil signed print, "The Ross Barn", #134/600
21 Alfred Strutt equestrian lithograph, "Thanks Awfully"
22 Pencil signed lithograph, French town scene, #67/375
23 Print of the Vatican
24 Unsigned oil on canvas, horse race
25 Pat Kerr watercolor on paper, Boathouse Row
26 Ron Cohen watercolor on paper, San Francisco street car
27 Domenic DiStefano unframed watercolor on paper, lighthouse
28 Domenic DiStefano unframed watercolor on paper, botanical
29 Ron Cohen watercolor on paper, "Kunda Estate Winery, Kenwood, CA"
30 Ron Cohen watercolor on paper, "Summer of 1990"
31 Ron Gohen watercolor on paper, "Mary Anne", Summer 1986
32 Print of Mediterranean scene
33 Utagawa Kuniyoshi block print triptych, Japanese kite flying
34 Tom Hook pencil signed print, "Old Queen's" Rutgers University, #419/500
35 Ted Watts signed print, "Rutgers – Where Tradition Began", #65/250
36 Robert J. Seufirt pencil signed print, barn, #33/500
37 Martens watercolor on paper, Jasper National Park
38 Marge Chavooshian watercolor on paper, "William the Silent"
39 Marge Chavooshian watercolor on paper, "Old Queen's Building"
40 Ron Cohen pencil signed print, marinas
41 Domenic DiStefano watercolor on paper, island on the lake
42 Sampler dated 1865
43 Ron Cohen watercolor on paper, "Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago", 1993
44 Domenic DiStefano watercolor on paper, landscape with inlet and boats
45 V. Gordon unframed oil on canvas, surrealist scene with unicorn
46 Michaelson print on board, New York City
47 Two color engravings of hunt scenes, "The Meet" and "Full Cry"
48 Andrew Wyeth copyright print, "Around the Corner"
49 Charles Russell print, "The Indians Discovering Lewis and Clark"
50 B. Caywood oil on panel, floral still life
51 David W. Rickman print, "The Civil War" – the arrival of Vicksburg prisoners at Fort Delaware
52 Lou Messa print, "The Old Coca-Cola Barn"
53 Poster of Muhammad Ali vs. Sonny Liston fight
54 Peter Sculthorpe print, "Warwick Valley"
55 Andrew Wyeth copyright print, "Christina's World"
56 Mort Kunstler print, "We Still Love You General Lee"
57 Mark McLaughlin folk art print, "I Love Cats"
58 Pencil signed engraving of dog
59 Embroidered ship, "16 Men on a Dead Man's Chest"
60 N.C. Wyeth copyright print, "Old Kris"
TOOLS | ELECTRONICS | APPLIANCES | MISCELLANEOUS
· Danbury and Franklin Mint Die Cast Cars
· Burago, Maisto, and more die cast cars
· Danbury Mint figurines and groupings
· Collection of dolls
· Vintage Trek touring bike
· Vintage Armstrong touring bike
· Pacific mountain bike
· Vintage Columbia bike
· Assorted mountain and kids bikes
· Assorted free edge walnut slabs
Back Room: 3pm
Fine China & Porcelains; Glassware; Art Pottery, etc.
· Wedgwood Jasperware including a framed black jasperware plaque
· Wedgwood Dye Ken John Peel pitcher
· Herend reticulated bowl with butterflies and flowers
· Royal Doulton Bunnykins children's china
· Turn Wien Austrian Art Nouveau figural candlestick
· Johnson Brothers "Tally Ho" serving bowls and mug
· Asian porcelains and china
· Hand-painted floral vases
· Paragon tea set for two
· Fiesta pitcher
· Cow creamers
· Minton bone china bowl with original box
· Waterford Crystal
· Iridescent art glass vases
· Glass compotes
· Perfume bottles
· Cut and etched glass bowls
· Tuseque Pueblo Santa Fe figurine
· Art pottery vases
· Two-handled art pottery bowl
· Russian Pottery cordial set with figural bottle
· Polish pottery teapot
· Merritt Island Pottery bowls and cups, etc.
Full/Partial Sets of China/Dinnerware
· Stangl, "Golden Harvest" (partial)
· Theodore Haviland Limoges, pink floral with blue border (partial)
· Royal Worchester, Evesham (partial)
· Coalport (partial)
· New Chelsea Staffs (partial)
· Assorted white ironstone
· Hand-Painted German pottery China, sunflowers
· Royal Doulton, "Old Leeds Sprays"
· Contemporary Noritake, "Marywood" (partial)
· Four Crown China, "Rosedale"
· Mikasa, "Intaglio"
· Meito, "Dover", etc.
Collectibles, Coins/Currency, Toys, and more
· French porcelain and brass garniture set
· Venetian mosaic framed mirror
· Pair of brass floral candlesticks with crystal drops
· Hand-painted Noritake vase with Arabian scene
· Royal Doulton Tobys and figurines
· Beatrix Potter Bunnykins figurines
· Tiffany & Co. hand-painted piggy bank with original gift box
· Russian lacquer boxes and icons
· U.S. and foreign coins including early U.S. coins, silver half dollars, steel pennies, etc.
· Large bisque piano baby
· Lladro angel figurine
· Microscope in box
· Hummel figurines and bookends
· Figural bookends
· Asian carved hardstone fruit bowl
· Vintage cameras and accessories
· Nikon binoculars
· Vintage maps
· Amethyst glass oil lamp base
· Musical cigarette dispenser
· German pond boat
· Swarovski crystal train and other figurines
· Postcards and albums including Scenes of the Battle of Wounded Knee, etc.
· Stamps, air mail envelopes, and stamp albums
· 45 RPM records: Frankie Avalon, Paul Anka, Bobby Rydell, etc.
· Modern vase, signed Josesosa 2003 Chulucanas
· Russian carved wooden Santa on sleigh
· Easter decorations: decoupage eggs, wooden bunny cart pull toy, Victorian milk glass egg, etc.
· Bottle brush trees and vintage Christmas ornaments
· Hubley cap gun
· Crosman Airgun
· Vintage political buttons
· Carved Ruby Throated Hummingbird by Don Vassallo
· Pocket knives
· Art glass paperweights
· Pair of small cloisonné ginger jars
· Kachina figures
· Plastic doll house furniture by Renwal and others
· Glass covered animal dishes
· Tootsie Toy cars and trucks
· 1960s Matchbox cars in carrying cases
· Mortars and pestles
· Tru-Vue viewer and film reels
· Vintage View Master with disks
· Vintage action figures including Transformers
· Vintage sewing items and advertising ephemera
· Cabinet cards, tintypes, and old photos
· Vintage automobile manuals
· Fishing lures
· Fountain pens, some with 14K nibs
· Boy Scouts memorabilia
· Early license plates including 1939 New York World's Fair plate
· Fulper bisque head doll
· Vintage comic books
· Cast iron horse figures
· Cast iron coin deposit bank
· International tractor toy with farm implements
· Miniature Steiff animals
· Little Comfort sewing machine
· Vintage American Family Scale
· Carved shell lamp, etc.
· The Churches of Delaware by Frank R. Zebley, signed first edition
· 1914 Farm and Business Directory of New Castle County, Delaware
· The Treasure Chest of My Bookhouse children's book
· The Lone Scout of the Sky by James E. West
· Three Men on Wheels by Jerome K. Jerome, illustrated by Harrison Fisher
· The Hummel Book
· Early 19th Century scrapbook
· 1880 Philadelphia Inquirer Illustrated Almanac
· Vintage Rosemont College and other area yearbooks, etc.
· 1970s Baseball, football, and basketball cards
· Commemorative Rutgers University basketballs and footballs
· Autographed photo of Carl Yastrzemski of the Boston Red Sox
· Various autographed baseballs
· Vintage baseball team photos
· Team pennants
· Commemorative Olympic pins
· Xerox USA Breakfast with Olympians medals
· Intercollegiate Football Centennial commemorative plate
STERLING and SILVER | PEWTER | BRASS, etc.
· 126 pieces of Gorham "Etruscan" flatware in fitted case
· 54 matching pieces of engraved flatware
· 38 pieces of Gorham "English Garden"
· 23 pieces of Wallace "Violet"
· Picture frames
· Bud vases
· Bottle tags
· Assorted flatware and serving utensils
· Salt and pepper shakers, etc.
Silver, Silver Plate, etc.
· Pair of silver plated three light candlesticks
· Glass dresser jar with hallmarked silver top
· Flatware with Mother of Pearl and celluloid handles, etc.
ESTATE FINE and VINTAGE COSTUME JEWELRY | FURS | LINENS
· Gold necklaces and bangle bracelets
· Gold rings and earrings, most with assorted gemstones
· Cameo brooch and bracelets
· Lavaliere with diamond accents
· Turquoise and coral jewelry
· Loose stones
· Sterling jewelry
· Wristwatches: Movado, Tourneau, etc.
· Costume jewelry including vintage rhinestone pieces by Weiss, Eisenberg, Kramer, etc.
· Burberry trench coat
· Burberry handbags
· Mink stole
· 1960s maxi dresses
· Cashmere cardigan with fur collar
· Ladies silk scarves
· Mesh purses, etc.
· Asian seascape painting in a standing frame
· Framed French Art poster, "Chapeaux Mossant"
· Fox hunt print, "The Start at the Manor"
· Framed painting on glass, Immaculata College
· Framed, pencil signed/numbered Jon duVos print, "Sunset on the C+D Canal" #117/650
· Framed, pencil signed/numbered Jon duVos print, "C+D Canal" #4/200
· Framed, pencil signed/numbered Jon duVos print, "Pilot Boats, Chesapeake City, MD" #7/500
· Wallace Nutting interior scene
· Framed maps of the City of Chester and East & West Goshen
· Assorted floral still life prints and oils
· Signed and numbered prints by Marini Venezia, Italian scenes
· Vincent Van Gogh print, "Night Stars"
· Monet print, "Path in the Ile Saint-Martin"
· Indian hand painted watercolors on paper
· Framed map of Colonial Delaware County, PA
· Framed needlepoint "Welcome" sign
· Signed/numbered lithograph with applied acrylic, Caribbean village
· Signed oil on canvas of sailboat on the shore, etc.
DISCOVERY TABLE & BOX LOTS, etc.
· Assorted Bone China plates and teacups
· Assorted glassware: cut, pressed, etched, depression, etc.
· Wedgwood Jasperware
· Assorted silver plate, including serving pieces and flatware
· Red Sox memorabilia
· Glass etched steins
· Primitive coffee grinders, slaw board, sock stretchers, sad irons, etc.
· Vinyl LPs & 45s, assorted genres
· CDs & Books on CD, assorted genres
· Blue Ray DVDs, assorted genres
· Xbox & Nintendo GameCube games
· Madame Alexander dolls of the world
· Cake stands
· Vintage cheese preserving jar
· Blue and green glass bottles
· Collection of model trains and model train making materials
· American flag
· Books: novels, history, Cherry Ames, art, memoirs, hobbies, collectibles, cookbooks, religion, etc.
· Lion head and fish cast-iron molds
· Lionel trains
· Assorted paper ephemera: sports, photos, postcards and mail, menus, and more
· Vintage photo albums, scrapbooks (including Shirley Temple), postage albums
· Assorted vintage and contemporary Christmas ornaments
· Spoon rack
· Oil lamps and oil lamp parts
· Spoon rack
· Asian hardwood stands
· Glass kugel ornament
· Italian tile trivet
· Blue Staffordshire
· Fenton glassware
· Needlepoint sewing stand and sewing materials
· Yellow cabbage leaf covered tureen and covered coquettes
· Child's Schoenhut piano
· Loose botanical prints
· Board games to include Trivial Pursuit, Monopoly, Life, Yahtzee, and more
· Shadowbox shelf with small collectibles
· Large German steins
· Collection of "The Cat's Meow" buildings, Phoenixville and more
· Fondue set
· Covered kitchen counter canisters
· Cast-iron pan
· Fiesta plates and bowls
· JewelScope viewer
· Pendelfin bunnies
· Anchorware glass mixing bowls
· Globe on stand
· KüchenStolz 6-pc knife set
· The New Bright collection dolls
· Assorted international handmade dolls and souvenirs, and more.
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