BRIGGS AUCTION, INC.
1932 ~ Celebrating 85 Years! ~ 2017
Public Estate Absolute Auction | Friday, August 18, 2017
Selling a wide array of merchandise from Main Line, PA and Delaware Valley Estates, Homes, and Collections
AUCTION PREVIEW: Thursday, August 17: 4-7PM | All-day Friday, August 18: 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:
FURNITURE AND DECORATIVE ARTS, etc.
Antique & Quality Reproduction Furniture
· Asian rosewood silver chest
· Adirondack twig rocker
· Walnut clerk's desk
· Large mahogany hanging corner cabinet
· Mahogany Victorian étagère
· Three-section oak map case
· Pennsylvania House cherry writing desk
· Antique walnut plantation desk
· Set of six black and gold painted Regency dining chairs
· Set of four mahogany nesting tables
· Asian painted campaign style chest
· Carved oak server
· Five section oak Globe-Wernicke barrister bookcase
· Pair of Fogle Furniture Co. French style parlor chairs
· Pine corner cupboard
· Hancock and Moore leather sofa, armchairs and ottoman
· Mahogany two door bookcase
· Mahogany corner table
· Carved oak sideboard
· Asian paint decorated credenza
· Four piece French Provincial bedroom set
· Pair of Thomasville linen presses
· Walnut cased grandmother clock
· Cherry secretary desk
· Antique oak writing desk
· Mahogany drop leaf dining table with spiral turned legs
· Asian style paw foot rocking chair
· Five Piece mahogany bedroom set
· Fern stand
· Mahogany library table
· Eight piece oak dining set with glass front china cabinet
· Cherry cased grandmother clock
· Kent Coffey "The Saratoga" dresser with mirror
· Oak five piece bedroom set
· Cherry Queen Anne style table with six dining chairs
· Ethan Allen cherry desk
· Mahogany twin canopy bed
· Eight piece dining set with shield back chairs
· Pair of modern design upholstered parlor chairs
· Cast iron patio furniture
· Cherry tea cart
· Modern design TV stand and audio rack
· Pine dry sink
· Cherry dry sink
· Tile top bistro table with two chairs
· Cochrane Furniture cherry hutch
· French Provincial low dresser
· Metal baker's rack
· Maple blanket chest
· Walnut marble top washstand
· Oak washstand
· Mahogany washstands
· Mahogany corner cabinet
· Mahogany bow front three piece bedroom set
· Paint decorated trunk with Noah's Ark and animals
· Three Victorian chairs with needlepoint seats, and more
Country Antiques & Primitives; Decorative Arts; Clocks; Carpets, etc.
· Large variety of handmade quilts
· Large antique spinning wheel
· Asian painted four panel screens
· Venetian style mirror
· Large Longaberger basket
· Chinese porcelain garden seat
· Chinese jardinières
· Modern Singer sewing machine with box
· Bread maker
· Floral paint decorated trunk
· Large collection of bottles
· Victorian style doll chairs
· Child's roll top desk and chair
· Carved wooden animals
· Gunpowder kegs
· Sardine can dioramas
· Printing and book presses
· Printers' trays with type letters
· Primitive chandeliers
· Primitive wheel hubs
· Stuffed toy bear
· Assortment of table and floor lamps
· Tole painted fireplace warmer
· Hanging corner cabinet with mirror
· Large firkin
· Telefunken table top radio
· Assortment of mantel clocks
· Budweiser advertising clock
· Michelob advertising hanging lamp
· Railroad lanterns
· Antique tin washtub
· Metal pot rack with animal decoration
· John W. Long signed wood art, barns and houses
· Unsigned oil on board, Noah's Ark
· Assortment of room size and area carpets, etc.
1. D. Mattis pencil signed photographic print, fern
2. Gilt framed print on canvas, floral still life
3. Deb Stuckey oil on canvas, "Liquid Gold"
4. Joseph Aaron oil on panel, "California Vista – Santa Barbara"
5. Gilt framed color engraving, romance in the garden
6. Unsigned oil on panel, landscape with pond and trees
7. Unsigned watercolor on paper, European town scene
8. Hoi Lebadang pencil signed lithograph with embossing, blue bird with flowers
9. Signed oil on panel, game meetings
10. Unsigned watercolor on paper, primitive cart by fence
11. Two monochrome watercolor studies of a barn
12. Red Horse Clay Co. hand made southwestern redware bowl, Native American mounted warrior
13. A Waller Cook oil on panel, devil science, 1947
14. McCarthy pencil signed block print, fishing at Philadelphia Water Works, #10/20
15. Signed oil on canvas, impressionist landscape with Victorian ladies
16. Unsigned pastel on paper, landscape
17. D.A. Yoo signed watercolor on paper, still life with two lemons
18. Pencil signed lithograph, female study
19. Polychrome Temple rubbing
20. Signed pen and ink, fishing boats
21. Lewis Rapkin pencil signed pastel on paper, female study
22. Parisian print
23. Robert Shaw print, "New Castle Waterfront"
24. E.Y. Holden hand colored pen and ink, "New Castle Delaware Water Front…"
25. Two Asian signed watercolors on paper, flora
26. Antique engraving of cows, "A Jersey Family"
27. Andrew Wyeth copyright print, "After Picking"
28. Andrew Wyeth pencil signed print, "Horse Flies"
29. Andrew Wyeth unframed pencil signed print, "Wind From the Sea"
30. Andrew Wyeth pencil signed "Helga" print, "Indian Summer"
31. Color engraving, "Going to Labour"
32. Polychrome certificate, "Birth of Our Nation's Flag"
33. J. Herr watercolor on paper, seated woman
34. Martin signed etching, the tree climb, #34/100
35. Color engraving, "Bald Eagle"
36. J. Grossman oil on canvas, landscape with sunset
38. Grand Army of the Republic membership certificate
39. Chinese watercolor, children bathing
40. Japanese watercolor on paper, horse
41. Unsigned monumental print on canvas, landscape with trees
42. Two Japanese embroideries on silk, peacocks
43. Matano oil on canvas, Arc de Triomphe
44. Spence Guerin pencil signed print, "Summer Evening"
45. Signed lithograph, "Black Whiskers"
46. Print on canvas, floral still life
47. Kipp Soldwedell pencil signed print, "Newport 1976", tall ships
48. Andrew Wyeth copyright print, "Wind From the Sea"
49. Ethel Lunenfeld watercolor on paper, busy city scene
50. Signed watercolor on paper, wood pile in the barn
51. Two framed collections of Judaica prints
52. Barry Honowitz pencil signed print, "Windswept Dunes", Artist's Proof
53. Jamie Wyeth copyright print, diptych, "Lady" and "Pig"
54. Andrew Wyeth copyright print, "Love in the Afternoon"
55. Unsigned oil on canvas, farm scene
56. Wallace Nutting hand tinted photograph, "Nethercote"
57. Signed oil on panel, the mill
58. Signed oil on panel, landscape at dusk
59. Signed colored etching, "La Lujuria"
60. Asian hand painted four panel screen, floral with ducks
61. Japanese print, pagoda at night
62. Two Newcastle and Frenchtown Rail Road pieces, hand bill and watercolor
63. Bernstein pen and ink, "The Potatoe Eaters", after Van Gogh
TOOLS | ELECTRONICS | APPLIANCES | MISCELLANEOUS
· Craftsman mechanics stacking tool chest
· Miscellaneous hand and power tools, including B&D circular saws, etc.
· Set of chisels
· Aluminum step ladder
· Motobecane bicycles
· Porter-Cable drills
· New old stock of Stanley tools, and more.
Fine China & Porcelains
· Brass-bound hand-painted urn and serving platter
· Hand-painted Sevres-style serving platter with Ormolu mounts
· Sevres-style hand-painted urn with cloisonné and onyx base
· Assorted hand-painted Dresden china
· Hand-painted gravy boat with under plate, crossed swords mark
· Asian porcelains and china
· Royal Copenhagen serving pieces
· Hammersley & Co. "Strawberry Ripe" strawberry set
· Royal Winton "English Rose" serving pieces
· Richard Ginori fruit decorated teacups and saucers
· Shelley trios
· Hand-painted oyster plates, marked CFH GDM France
· Hand-painted and gilt accented Paris porcelain
· Royal Doulton "Bunnykins" children's china
· Lenox floral dinner plates
· Hand-painted Limoges platter with pink roses, etc.
· Waterford Crystal
· Vaseline glass cat covered dish
· Etched stemware with birds; black bases, etc.
· Cobalt cut to clear champagne flutes
· Carnival & Fenton, etc.
Art Pottery, etc.
· Asian terracotta covered dish
· Pair of Kent Art Ware pottery busts
· Roseville vase
· Bennington Pottery pitchers, fish tureen and covered Dutch oven
· Collection of Hall shakers, teapots and advertising signs
· Shawnee Bo Peep pitcher
· White & Wood, Binghamton, NY blue touch stoneware jug
· Capodimonte horse-drawn carriage, etc.
Full/Partial Sets of China/Dinnerware
· Poppytrail "California Ivy"
· Noritake hand-painted china in "The Yale" pattern
· Tuscan Fine English Bone China "Avondale"
· John B. Taylor Ceramics "Harvest"
· Fiesta plates and mixing bowls
· Royal Bavarian, Hutschenreuther
· Theodore Haviland Limoges, floral
· Gold U.S. coins: 1881-S $5 gold piece; 1897 $5 gold piece; $50 Gold American Eagle
· U.S. silver coins
· Chinese Trade Dollars and assorted foreign coins, etc.
Collectibles, Toys, Books, and more
· Folk art carved and painted fish and frog decoys
· Duck decoys by D. Stavely, etc.
· Geschwister Steinbach figural music box
· Vintage Northwestern Morris, Illinois gumball machine
· Antique bottles: Bethel Springs Water Co. etc.
· New York Central Railroad china place setting
· Royal Doulton figurines
· Cloisonné planter, vases, etc.
· Art pottery Erotica sculpture boxes
· Carved Asian chess set
· Lap desk with Mother of Pearl inlay
· British coal mining lanterns
· Brass lanterns
· Wooden cigar mold
· Ephemera, including Cigar labels; Scrapbooks; Postcards; Old letters, etc.
· Wooden candle box
· Pair of Royal Wettina vases
· Byer's Choice Carolers
· Texaco trucks in original boxes
· Cal Ripkin Jr. display piece with baseballs and autographed baseball glove
· Vintage cameras
· Pin Up cards, lighters, etc.
· Character watches
· U.S. Naval patches
· Miscellaneous edged weaponry
· Die-cast airplanes
· Matchbox die-cast vehicles in original boxes
· 1957 Chevy die-cast cars
· Primitive pull toy and other vintage toys
· Smoking pipes
· Leather working tools
· Vintage lunch boxes
· Bisque Frozen Charlotte doll
· Longaberger baskets
· Silver plated serving pieces, champagne bucket, etc.
· Woven grass baskets
· Canceled stamps
· Chalet-shaped cuckoo clock
· Asian shell pictures
· 45 RPM records
- Rockford Tower
- Canals and Railroads of the United States
- Antiques & collectibles reference, etc.
STERLING and SILVER | PEWTER | BRASS, etc.
· 49 pieces of Towle "Candlelight" flatware
· Footed center bowl
· Rocco-form embossed bowls, pitchers, and compotes
· Taxco two-handled serving platter
· Leaf dish
· Pair of International Sterling "Prelude" candelabras
· Dresser set pieces including glass jars with sterling lids
· Assorted flatware and serving utensils
· Pair of miniature Mexican sterling vases
· Candle snuffers
· Sterling medallions
· Bud vases, baby cups, etc.
Other Silver, Silver Plate, etc.
· Mexican sombrero, marked 900 silver
· Small hallmarked hammered bowl
· Victoria Taxco copper charger
· Cigar holder and lighter
· Sheffield punch ladle
· Boxed fish sets, etc.
ESTATE FINE and VINTAGE COSTUME JEWELRY | FURS | LINENS
· Gold jewelry including rings, chains, etc.
· Strand of Mikimoto pearls with paperwork and original box
· Sterling jewelry
· Wristwatches and pocket watches
· Men's jewelry
· Vintage and contemporary costume jewelry
· Bakelite and early plastic jewelry
· Child's cowboy costume with leather cowboy boots
· Mink stoles and fur pelts
· Ladies contemporary leather jackets
· Suede Sherpa coats
· Table linens, etc.
· Handwritten Middle Eastern manuscript page with painting
· War Labor poster
· Friends School, Wilmington DE needlepoint, dated 1960, 1965, 1972
· Embroidered dish towel, "Silver"
· Signed print, "Tailgate"
· Meyer signed watercolor, farm scene
· Hindu religious painting with script
· Framed embroidery, The Wailing Wall
· Framed portrait of a soldier in uniform
· Framed engraving of Abraham Lincoln
· Poster, "Elvis – Close Up"
· Rapkin signed and framed oil on canvas of man shoveling snow with dog
· Chinese portraits of men
· Framed pin-up posters
· James Bond 007 posters
· "A Day in Old New Castle" poster, 1952
· Large scale poster, Lenin
· Framed prints of birds
· Syroco clock
· Floral still life
· Framed religious portraits, Jesus and Mary
· Framed Robinson Crusoe needlepoint, etc.
DISCOVERY TABLE & BOX LOTS, etc.
· Large collection of ephemera: Business cards; ledgers; photographs; letters, and more
· "Dr. Mary H. Cheyney" metal sign
· Vintage lunch boxes: Astronauts; Pink Panther; 18 Wheeler; Pete's Dragon; Speed Buggy, etc.
· Stoneware bottles
· Duck decoy form
· Lionel trains and accessories
· Inlaid wooden tray
· Gilt Chinese tea set
· Assorted teapots
· Antique books
· Cast-iron skillets
· Vintage medical accessories
· Chinese porcelain vases
· Tea cups and saucers
· Assorted glassware: cut; etched; pressed; Carnival, etc.
· Silver Plate: candelabras; ice buckets; serving pieces; flatware; tea sets; etc.
· Pierced tin lantern
· New Castle, DE crock and bowl
· Hess trucks
· Vinyl records, assorted genres
· Fire plaques
· Punch set
· Collectible firemen figurines
· Coronot by Salem
· Circus ephemera
· Johnson Bros. English ironstone, Garden Bouquet
· CDs & DVDs
· Blue mason jars
· Noritake "Merida" cups and saucers
· Tall riding boots
· Duck figurines and collectibles
· Kellogg bowls
· Fiesta plates and teacups
· Assorted dolls
· Brass candlesticks
· Wood carved figurines
· Barbie Townhouse, and more.
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