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1932 ~ Celebrating 85 Years! ~ 2017

Public Estate Absolute Auction | Friday, May 26, 2017

Selling a wide array of merchandise from Main Line, PA and Delaware Valley Estates, Homes, and Collections

AUCTION PREVIEW: Thursday, May 25: 4-7PM | All-day Friday, May 26: 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.

To Be Sold At Absolute Auction | 1500+ Lots Sold Every Friday!

Partial Listing to Include:


Antique & Quality Reproduction Furniture

·        Chippendale period fall front desk with fitted interior and ogee bracket feet

·        Patinated iron bamboo form coffee table with glass top

·        Queen Anne mahogany dressing table

·        Victorian parlor chair with fretwork carved back

·        Moroccan painted pedestal with mosaic top

·        Carved and painted antique blanket chest with dovetailed case

·        Moroccan paint decorated blanket chest

·        Ethan Allen mahogany block front four drawer chest

·        Federal style mahogany card table with brass paw feet

·        Baker shell inlaid butler's tray table

·        Sanford mahogany block front shell carved bachelor's chest

·        Federal mahogany drop leaf dining table

·        Set of four federal mahogany dining chairs

·        Paint decorated bombe chest with faux marble top

·        Empire mahogany chest of drawers with column sides

·        Architectural two door mahogany bookcase with ball and claw feet

·        Federal two-piece corner cupboard with twelve light top

·        Mahogany executive desk with leather tops and ball and claw feet

·        Asian red lacquered two-door cabinet

·        Painted French Provincial kidney desk

·        Federal style mahogany inlaid game table

·        Pair of Kittinger Williamsburg leather upholstered mahogany chairs

·        Kittinger Williamsburg mahogany tilt-top candlestand

·        Pair of Louis XV style carved and upholstered armchairs

·        Pair of Queen Anne style cherry silver chests

·        Pair of French provincial upholstered armless loveseats

·        Pair of contemporary leopard upholstered armchairs

·        Victorian walnut corner cupboard with open top

·        American Drew cherry breakfront china cabinet

·        American Drew cherry highboy with fretwork broken arch top

·        King Size sleigh bed

·        Antique French carved walnut two door armoire

·        Antique French carved rosewood two door armoire

·        Custom made king size pillow-top mattress

·        Pair of cherry two drawer nightstands

·        Mahogany tea table with piecrust top

·        Country pine console table with green painted base

·        Double pedestal dining table with eight chairs

·        Brass and iron baker's rack

·        Oak pedestal dining table with leaf and six pressed back chairs

·        Cherry Queen Anne console table

·        Boos Block butcher block kitchen island or cart

·        White painted Dixie bedroom suite

·        Stanley American modern two piece china cabinet

·        Teak open room divider

·        Three rataan and iron swivel barstools

·        Two 1950s tables with chrome legs and four chairs

·        Assorted Asian and decorator room dividers

·        Upholstered chairs and sofas

·        Victorian
- Honey oak mantle with mirrored back and carved columns
- Honey oak carved bar back
- Oak upright dresser with mirror
- Oak low chest with mirror
- Blue painted Eastlake carved dresser with mirror
- Washstand with marble backsplash
- Carved oak hall bench with lift seat
- Oak fall front ladies writing desk

·        Four shell carved dining chairs with needlepoint seats

·        Empire oak buffet with mirrored back

·        Five oak Chippendale style carved chairs

·        Assorted antique trunks

·        Mahogany serpentine front bureau

·        White painted French credenza with two tapering display tops

·        Cherry step-back cupboard

·        White painted faux bamboo console table

·        Metal decorator wine rack

·        Pennsylvania House drop leaf table with four windsor chairs

·        Wood bourbon whiskey barrel

·        Mahogany two door apothecary cabinet with four drawer interior

·        Four stack leather suitcase end table

·        Large brass clothes tree

·        White painted wicker corner stand

·        Hide covered dome-top trunk

·        Piano stools

·        Midcentury modern circular table with decorated top

·        Pair of French style leather upholstered open arm chairs

·        Wrought iron patio table with four chairs

·        Redwood outdoor set

·        Cherry Queen Anne jewelry cabinet

·        Assorted dressers, mirrors, chairs, and more



·        Seth Thomas brass ship's clock

·        French figural mantle clock with marble base

·        Sessions decorated cast iron mantle clock

·        Ansonia marble Eastlake mantle clock

·        Seth Thomas mantle clocks

·        Victorian carved shelf clocks by Ingraham, Ansonia, Waterbury, etc.

·        Gilbert shelf clock

·        Three ogee shelf clocks

·        Seth Thomas banjo clocks


Country Antiques & Primitives; Decorative Arts; Carpets, etc.

·        Two stained and leaded glass panels

·        Cast iron Bulldog and Scottie dog

·        U.S. Regulation bugle

·        Two cast iron roosters

·        Wooden plane propeller converted to thermometer

·        Two leather saddles

·        Bundy flute with case

·        Bundy clarinet with case

·        Harmony child's guitar

·        Continental acoustic guitar

·        "K" acoustic guitar

·        Audition electric guitar body

·        Weltron vintage multiplex radio

·        Brass standing crane on marble base

·        Italian pottery planter with lemon decoration

·        Baldwin brass floor lamp

·        Vintage Vanguard studios owl sculpture

·        Art pottery umbrella stand

·        Mullin and Connolly stoneware blue touch crock, and more.




1 Antique sampler

2 1821 hand-written Seminary certification

3 Wallace Nutting signed hand-tinted photo, "The Swimming Pool"

4 B.B. Cook oil on paper, floral still life

5 E. (Emily) Monroe antique sampler

6 Emily Monroe antique sampler

7 Margaret Colton antique sampler dated 1807

8 Kizia Hillier antique sampler

9 B. Roys watercolor on paper, winter landscape

10 R. Trimmer pencil signed print, "Rockford Water Tower", #297/500

11 Unsigned oil on canvas, floral still life

12 Unsigned oil on panel, floral still life

13 Arrangement of 16 daguerreotypes, ambrotypes, tintypes, and silhouettes, one Civil War

14 Antique embroidered mourning art

15 Metropolitan Museum of Art recast, "Three Graces"

16 John Exilions engraving, "South East View of the Pennsylvania Hospital"

17 Cabaret poster, "The Fudgenipple Follies or Nobody Likes a Smart Ass"

18 Wall plaque of Roman spear man

19 Metropolitan Museum of Art recast, "Greek Horseman"

20 Unsigned oil on leatherboard charger, Moor hunter mounted on white horse

21 Savitt print on linen, "Facts About Horses"

22 Fraczkowski oil on canvas, still life with pots and jug

23 Two Fraczkowski charcoals on paper, candle snuffer and oak leaf with acorn

24 Signed Japanese watercolor on paper, tree with birds

25 Signed Japanese watercolor on paper, crabs

26 Charles Rennie Mackintosh print, floral

27 Unsigned oil on canvas, sailing at sunset

28 Joan Miro pencil signed lithograph, "L'Encre"

29 Asian embroidery

30 Emily Fero signed watercolor on fabric, woman in archway

31 Unsigned photographic print of ancient Chinese architecture

32 Jean-Claude Picot pencil signed lithograph, "Vence"

33 Gould and Richter color engraving, "Buffy Hummingbird" (Leucippus Fallax)

34 Unsigned oil on panel, floral still life

35 Four signed Japanese block prints, genre scenes

36 Unsigned watercolor on silk, Japanese landscape

37 Ten color engravings, botanicals

38 Two color engravings, "L'Angelus" and "La Bergere Gardant ses Moutons"

39 Two Japanese watercolors, landscapes

40 Fraczkowski oil on canvas, bridge

41 Gilt decorated mirror with eagle finial

42 W.S. Dawson pencil signed print, "Old Stone School – Claymont, DE, circa 1910", #34/450

43 Bill Tigani pencil signed color etching, "Birkenhead Rolling Mills Hagley Museum, Wilmington DE"

44 Doug Martin signed poster, "River House Festival", #68/100

45 Winterthur 1995 Point-to-point poster

46 Walt Stan print, "The Salesianum School" Wilmington, DE

47 Lucyan Latham pencil signed print, "Ashland Demonstration Garden"

48 Fraczkowski oil on canvas, still life with bottle and pail

49 Pencil signed engraving, "Muse I", Proof

50 Larry S. Anderson pencil signed print, "Rockwood", #604/1000

51 Unsigned oil on canvas, still life with three potted flowers

52 Scotty oil on canvas, red flower

53 H.T. Becker pencil signed print, "Evening in Georgetown", #163/950

54 Billman pencil signed lithograph, "Party Pup", #10/250

55 Jim Campbell pencil signed print, "Golden Hinde" galleon

56 Louis Icart print, "Parasol"

57 Paul Scarborough pencil signed print, "Earl", #175/300

58 Art LaMay pencil signed print, heron and floral, #524/1800

59 Japanese signed watercolor on paper, portrait of man in hat

60 Two Asian prints of goddesses

61 Pair of Asian wood panels inlaid with mother-of-pearl

62 Grisha Dotzenko signed block print, "Sirko", #15/31, 1959

63 Nichols watercolor on paper, winter landscape with bridge

64 Nichols watercolor on paper, sunset over lake

65 Miriam S. Emmott oil on panel, "Night Horizon", 1963

66 Greg Taylor pastel on paper, "16th Century English Ship", 1975

67 Dan Campanelli print, almost Christmas

68 Esther Sharps oil on canvas, tropical sunset





·        Free edge walnut and cherry slabs

·        White and spalted ash

·        Hickory


Tools, Lawn & Garden, etc.

·        Hand and power tools

·        Two hand trucks

·        Craftsman push mower with bagger

·        Snap On mig welder

·        Marquette mig welder

·        Snap on scanner

·        John Deere LA115 riding mower

·        Yard Machines 8.5HP snowblower

·        Weedeater push mower, etc.


Bicycles, Electronics, etc.

·        Weber charcoal grill

·        Two Bianchi boardwalk bicycles

·        Vintage Trek touring bicycles

·        Huffy girl's beach cruiser bike

·        Diamondback beach cruiser bike

·        Rope hammock

·        Assorted racing drones and remote control helicopters

·        Samsung flat screen TV

·        Vizio flat screen TV

·        Sanyo flatscreen TV

·        Sonos home speaker system

·        Yamaha electric keyboard

·        Pair of KLH speakers

·        Marantz 2218 receiver

·        Ampex reel to reel, and more.




Fine China & Porcelains; Glassware; Art Pottery, etc.

·        Pair of hand-painted Herend urns

·        Asian porcelains and china: Rose Medallion, etc.

·        Floral serving dishes with plaid borders

·        Hand-painted Nippon bowl with lake scene

·        Transferware

·        Buffalo Pottery children’s dishes

·        Asian Dragon ware tea set in fitted box

·        Sevres French crystal horse dish

·        Louis XIII by Remy Martin crystal decanter in fitted box

·        Waterford Crystal

·        Bohemian glass

·        Art glass compote and vases

·        Roseville Donatello planters

·        Frog decorated planter

·        Art pottery blue cat figure

·        Bennington-style yellow ware pitcher

·        Delft, etc.


Full/Partial Sets of China/Dinnerware

·        Large service of Franciscan China, "Apple"

·        Set of floral Haviland Limoges china

·        Villeroy & Boch China, House+Garden Collection

·        Royal Copenhagen China, blue and white

·        Coalport Bone China, "Harebell"

·        Noritake China, "Baroness"

·        Pfaltzgraff China, "Sedona"



·        South African gold Krugerrands

·        U.S. gold coins
- 1852 $2.50 piece
- 1897 $2.50 piece
- 1908 $2.50 piece
- 1906 $5 piece

·        U.S. coins
- Commemorative silver Dollars
- Morgan and Peace Dollars
- Indian Head Pennies
- Mint and Proof sets, etc.

·        Chinese trade dollars and other coins



Collectibles, Coins/Currency, Toys, Books, and more

·        Antique Delaware medals

·        Bose Wave Music System III with multi CD changer

·        Stone arrowheads and axe heads

·        Shaving mugs

·        Staffordshire-style figurines

·        Early wooden jointed Popeye doll

·        Chinese ceramic horses

·        Chinese Mudmen figurines

·        Carved wooden temple figure

·        Delft Pennsylvania ginger jar

·        Miniature cuckoo clock

·        Perfume bottles

·        Hudson Pewter “Stretch Run” sculpture by A. Petitto

·        Inlaid wooden box with fitted interior

·        Williamsburg jewelry box

·        Art glass paperweights

·        Cast iron Fido bank

·        Signed baseballs
- Ted Williams
- Joe DiMaggio
- Phil Rizzuto
- Bob Feller
- Mike Schmidt
- Steve Carlton, etc.

·        Philadelphia Flyers and Sixers promotional photos, some signed

·        Pocket lighters

·        Vintage pens

·        Pewter figurines: Soldiers, Olympic athletes, and automobiles

·        Flintstones Sericels

·        Franklin Mint calendar medallions

·        Steinbach figural music boxes

·        Frog door stops

·        Figural cast iron boot jack

·        Figural bookends

·        Australian outback hat

·        Steiff cat with original box

·        Glass butter churn

·        Antique Portable Double Cell Faradic Battery

·        Figural Christmas bulbs

·        Vintage View-Master viewers and disks

·        Hand-colored portrait photos, daguerreotypes, and hand-painted portrait miniatures

·        Old photographs

·        Vintage cameras and accessories

·        Postcards and souvenir booklets

·        Civil War-era letters

·        Vintage sports trading cards

·        Antique family bibles from Munroe and Stackhous families

·        Toy cap guns by Hubley and others

·        Skippy cartoon pencil case

·        Large composite urn

·        Ship model

·        Asian hanging lantern with hand-painted glass panels

·        Hamilton and Dunhaven clocks

·        Smithsonian Institute glass marbles

·        Hunting knives

·        Military and racing patches

·        Airplane models

·        Danbury Mint models of famous landmarks

·        American Heroes figurines

·        Army helmets

·        Cast iron floral basket door stops

·        Figural glass hat stand

·        Mattel Fright Factory

·        Evel Kinevel action figure with motorbike

·        Coca-Cola vending machine bank

·        German steins

·        Dark Shadows complete original series

·        Sex and the City complete series

·        Duck decoys

·        Italian horse sculptures, and more



·        The Christian Quaker and his Divine Testimony Stated & Vindicated, from Scripture, Reason and Authority, dated 1699

·        Old Westtown, a Collection, dated 1888

·        Howard Pyle’s Book of Pirates

·        The Wonder Clock by Howard Pyle

·        The Ruby of Kishmoor by Howard Pyle

·        Jack and Jill by Louisa May Alcott, with dust jacket

·        The Paper Makers (Early Pennsylvanians and their water mills)

·        Pennsylvania Clocks and Clockmakers





·        Reed & Barton tray

·        Repousse cane handle

·        Candlesticks

·        Liquor bottle tags

·        Souvenir spoons

·        Sterling-bound coasters

·        Assorted flatware and serving utensils


Silver, Silver Plate, etc.

·        Silver plated serving pieces: reticulated basket, chafing dish, champagne buckets, etc.

·        Enameled spoons

·        Desk set with two inkwells

·        Lunt silver plated tea caddy

·        Kirk Steiff Pewter vase

·        Virginia Metal Crafters footed brass candlestick

·        Antique brass candlesticks

·        Large brass pail




·        Gold jewelry including rings and bracelets with diamonds

·        Sterling jewelry, some with dichroic glass or natural stones

·        Cameo and Pietra Dura brooches

·        Pearls

·        Wristwatches and pocket watches

·        Men’s jewelry

·        Vintage and contemporary costume jewelry

·        Chinese silk robes and jackets

·        Men’s patchwork leather jacket




·        Sports memorabilia
- Racecars
- Signed photographs
- Baseball prints
- Hockey pucks
- Horse racing
- Basketball, etc.

·        Signed and numbered prints of foxes

·        Signed and numbered print by Joan Zylkin, "Let's Pull Together"

·        1894 reproduction map of China

·        1707 reproduction map of London

·        Signed watercolor of children pulling sleds in the snow

·        John Moll prints of sailboats

·        Pennsylvania Color Guard plaque/crest mounted on wood

·        Historical map of Nantucket

·        Anna Krajewski print, still life with fruit

·        Japanese wood block prints

·        Signed color engraving, Sir Francis Drake's "Golden Hind"

·        Poster print of Holly Golightly, Breakfast at Tiffany's

·        Poster print of Andy Warhol's Marilyn Monroe

·        Claude Monet poster print from Baltimore Museum of Art exhibition

·        Grandfather clock needlepoint saying

·        Folk art print of children and hobby horse

·        Folk art print of white horse




·        Silver plate: Serving pieces, flatware, tea sets, etc.

·        Glassware: Cut, etched, pressed, depression, etc.

·        Large collection of assorted DVDs and CDs

·        Die-cast cars and trucks

·        Sports memorabilia
- Collector's books
- Bobblehead dolls
- Pennants
- Collector's helmets
- Steins
- Figurines
- Trading cards, and more

·        Chess set with Revolutionary War pieces

·        Collection of Franklin Library leather-bound books

·        Chinese ceramic horses

·        Pewter steins

·        Lenox glass vase

·        Metropolitan Museum of Art & Philadelphia Museum of Art glasses

·        Staub cast-iron Dutch oven in box

·        Modernist sculpture of cat

·        Vintage movie posters and pin-up advertisements

·        Metal beer trays

·        Military collection: Flashlights, canteens, cookware, ammunition boxes, and more

·        Martha Stewart and Le Creuset enameled cast-iron Dutch ovens

·        Country flags: Ireland, Scotland, Canada, United Kingdom

·        SiriusXM Satellite Radio Home Kit

·        Cast-iron pans

·        Pyrex measuring pitchers and bowls

·        Assorted China plates, teacups, and more

·        Planters Peanuts glass canister

·        Hornet's nest

·        Stangl pottery bowls and platter, "Orchard Song"

·        Lefton China tea and luncheon set, floral

·        Wooden canes

·        Prints of State Street, Media 1984

·        Vintage scrapbook

·        Brass candlesticks

·        Marvel comic books

·        Vintage Keebler metal tin

·        McCoy pottery bowl

·        Vintage Tumble Stones rock polishing kit

·        Tyco trains

·        Vista microscope

·        Collector's Hess trucks

·        Sanyo boom box

·        Hallmark Keepsake Christmas ornaments

·        Large collection of McDonald's Happy Meal toys

·        Vintage cameras and camera bags

·        Dolls
Madame Alexander
- Dolls by Pauline
- Corolle
- Effanbee
- Dolls o the World
- Barbie, and more

·        KitchenAid stand mixer with food grinder attachment

·        The Shark vacuum, EuroPro Mini

·        Metal washboards

·        Cobalt bowl set, and more.



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