BRIGGS AUCTION, INC.
1932 ~ Celebrating 85 Years! ~ 2017
Public Estate Absolute Auction | Friday, September 1, 2017
Selling a wide array of merchandise from Main Line, PA and Delaware Valley Estates, Homes, and Collections
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AUCTION PREVIEW: Thursday, August 31: 4-7PM | All-day Friday, September 1: 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 (Estate Auto): 1986 Pontiac Bonneville with 84,590 Odometer Reading; Gold Metallic Exterior, Tan Cloth Interior; AM/FM Stereo; Air Conditioning; Clean & Well Maintained. VIN: 2G2GN69A0G2288422.
To Be Sold At Absolute Auction | 1500+ Lots Sold Every Friday!
Partial Listing to Include:
8PM: ESTATE AUTOMOBILE
1986 Pontiac Bonneville
· 84,590 Odometer Reading
· Gold Metallic Exterior, Tan Cloth Interior
· AM/FM Stereo
· Air Conditioning
· Clean & Well Maintained
· VIN: 2G2GN69A0G2288422
FURNITURE AND DECORATIVE ARTS, etc.
Antique & Quality Reproduction Furniture
· Federal-style inlaid mahogany card table
· French marble-top lingerie chest with tapered legs
· Empire mahogany pedestal based work table
· Banded mahogany four drawer chest with French flared feet
· Asian carved low coffer and hardwood work table
· French inlaid mahogany four-drawer stand
· Federal style inlaid mahogany demilune server
· French inlaid vanity with lift-top mirror
· Empire mahogany sideboard and server with reeded legs
· Eight Chippendale style carved mahogany dining chairs
· Victorian oak side-by-side desk
· Victorian walnut secretary desk with monogrammed etched doors
· Inlaid mahogany flat-top chest on frame
· Henkel Harris mahogany two-piece secretary desk
· Chippendale mahogany chest of drawers
· Six piece mahogany bedroom set with reeded sides
· Mahogany serpentine front secretary desk with ball and claw feet
· Mahogany flat top highboy on Queen Anne legs
· Eight piece mahogany dining room set with ribbon-back chairs
· Mahogany Irwin buffet
· Mahogany serpentine front three-drawer bachelor chest
· Empire mahogany card table with paw feet
· Mahogany writing desk with scenic porcelain pulls
· Empire-style mahogany library table with column supports
· Antique mahogany highboy with shell carving and ball and claw feet
· Two door curio cabinet with mirrored back and fretwork top
· Four piece contemporary bedroom set with bedding
· Asian lacquered jewelry cabinet
· Ethan Allen dining room table with four brace-back Windsor chairs
· Asian hardwood pieces: Carved altar table; Extension table; Bar cart
· Asian design mahogany extension dining table with six upholstered chairs
· Mahogany Georgian style breakfront China cabinet
· Asian curio cabinet with mirrored back
· Drexel Heritage stone top credenza
· Butcher block top dining table with four Marcel Brewer dining chairs
· Five American Modern cabinets
· Decorator iron base console table
· Mid-century glass inset dining table with carved support
· Italian modern sofa
· Asian two-door armoire cabinet
· French carved three-piece parlor set
· Victorian carved sofa with tufted back
· Diminutive grain painted lift-top blanket chest
· Empire mahogany card table
· Porcelain top art deco kitchen table
· Maple slant front desk
· English mahogany two-piece secretary desk
· Mahogany serpentine slant-front desk
· Victorian marble top washstand
· Wrought-iron decorator baker's rack
· Paint decorated single-door cupboard
· Six piece maple bedroom set
· Rustic two-drawer coffee table
· Six Chippendale style mahogany dining chairs
· Asian lacquered four-door curio cabinet with mirrored back
· Assorted steamer trunks
· Pair of mahogany empire footstools
· Ice cream wire table with four chairs, and more.
Country Antiques & Primitives; Decorative Arts; Clocks; Carpets, etc.
· Carved and painted cigar store Indian
· Antique corner umbrella stand with embroidered front
· J.L. Mott, New York cast iron Washington garden urn
· Blue and white Asian porcelain umbrella stand
· Chinese hardstone orange tree on base
· Slag glass table lamp
· Hohner harmonica display box
· Assorted powder horns
· Seth Thomas rosewood mantle clock
· Faux marble mantle clock
· Carved eagle clothes tree
· Pair of brass two-light mirrored wall sconces
· Victorian hanging wall mirror with shelves
· Oversized butcher knife
· Assorted vintage luggage
· Assorted advertising crates
· Gilbert mantle clock
· Brass baker's scale
· Collection of canes
· Two wrought-iron lantern brackets with globes
· Mission oak grandfather clock
· Lanterns and carriage lanterns
· Leaded glass floor lamp
· Vintage Westinghouse four-blade fan
· Vintage radios
· Pair of Asian porcelain floor vases on wooden stands
· Planter's glass peanut jar
· Framed butterfly specimens
· Stained and leaded glass panel, and more.
1. Pair of color engravings, "Cries of London"
2. Sydney E. Wilson pencil signed color engraving, portrait of woman, Newman Galleries tag
3. Shelby Rosenberg signed and dedicated watercolor on paper, "Todi, Italy – Summer 1990"
4. D. Bivens engraved plaque, "Bicentennial 1976", #114
5. Four Tudovici prints of Mr. Pickwick scenes, Newman Gallery tags
6. Unsigned watercolor on paper, winter landscape with road, old Newman Gallery tag
7. Victor Shvaiko hand embellished giclee, Italian storefronts, #873/950
8. Four color engravings, horsemanship, Newman Gallery tags
9. Signed Navajo sand painting, two figures
10. LeRoy Neiman print, "The Golfers"
11. Millicent Krause pencil signed block print, "Turnips #2", #9/20
12. Hand tinted etching, "Ponte Sisto", Rome
13. Sun God oil lamp plaque
14. Unsigned embroidery, deer in the woods
15. Collage of eight David Levine caricatures, Sigmund Freud, Truman Capote plus six more
16. Patriotic American Flag lithograph, "Sentinel of Freedom"
17. Map of Philadelphia showing volunteer fire houses c.1792
18. Schweninger color engraving, "Weiner Walzer" (Viennese Waltz)
19. Irene Scott pencil signed block print, woman playing flute, Artist's Proof
20. Map c.1939 showing NY World's Fair, "A New Yorker's Idea of the United States of America"
21. Donahue pencil signed triptych of color etchings, "Full Moon", "February Brook" and "Snowfall"
22. Two vintage engravings, "Turk Armor and Youth" and "Roman Youth"
23. Asian style door knocker wall plaque
24. Richard G. Fish watercolor on paper, dandelions
25. Unsigned watercolor on paper, seated man
26. F.B.C. oil on canvas, old mill
27. Andrew Wyeth pencil signed print, "Black Velvet" (Helga print)
28. Andrew Wyeth pencil signed print, "Christina's World"
29. Andrew Wyeth pencil signed print, "Laundry Day"
30. M. Hartnett oil on panel, buildings
31. Curt Haase oil on panel, still life with roses, 1938
32. Codor oil on canvas, cityscape, still life study on reverse
33. Map of Intercoastal Waterway from Longport NJ to Cape May NJ
34. Two French color engravings, fishing scenes
35. Frank R. Davis watercolor on paper, building with brick and iron fencing
36. Pencil signed print of Alps
37. John Haymson watercolor, "Tower Bridge-London"
38. Unsigned Frank R. Davis watercolor on paper, house in the shade
39. Frank R. Davis watercolor on paper, house with green shutters
40. Frank R. Davis watercolor on paper, house with bird bath in garden
41. Birdsey watercolor on paper, street with buildings
42. Birdsey watercolor on paper, ships at anchor
43. Birdsey watercolor on paper, red buildings
44. Painted silk temple goddess
45. Two unsigned watercolors on panel, Asian landscapes with buildings
46. Salvador Dali print, "L'Angelus Architectonique de Millet" (The Architectural Angels of Millet)
47. Emil Singer pencil signed lithograph, "Am Hof, Vienna"
48. Gilt framed portrait of woman
49. Jamie Wyeth copyright print, "Iris at Sea"
50. Andrew Wyeth print, "Geraniums"
51. 1861 New Military Map of the United States
52. Lithograph of Tommy Tucker and cat
53. Andrew Wyeth Print Collage, "Raccoon", "Night Sleeper", "Master Bedroom" and "Young Bull"
54. Pauline Campanelli print, "Old Lace"
55. H. Hedin Peacock print, steeplechase
56. Photographic print, "Muhammed Ali and The Beatles"
57. Two Tudovici prints, "Belles and Beaux" and "Reins and Ribbons"
58. Color fox hunt engraving, "The Meet at Blagdon"
59. B. Walker watercolor on paper, still life with fruit, flowers and primitives
60. K. Llewellyn watercolor on paper, pansies in a basket, Newman Galleries tag
61. Vintage Broom Hilda cartoon, city noise
62. Photographic print of Mikhail Baryshnikov
TOOLS | ELECTRONICS | APPLIANCES | MISCELLANEOUS
· Stetson hat
· Singer featherweight sewing machine in case
· Vermont Castings stainless steel grill
· Weber silver propane grill
· Two brand new Raleigh mountain bikes
· Portable massage table
· Spiderman movie theater display, 3D cardboard with webbing
· Architectural salvaged doors
· Four wrought-iron lanterns
· Assorted iron patio furnishings
· Chalkware Jesus & Mother and chalkware Jesus, etc.
· Rotel turntable
· Sony receiver
· NAD tuner and cassette deck
· NAD amplifier
· Yamaha cassette deck
· Pair of Mission speakers
· Onkyo receiver
· Panasonic flat screen television
· RCA flat screen television
· Sony surround sound system, etc.
Fine China & Porcelains
· Asian porcelains and china including divided serving dishes in fitted cases
· Haviland chocolate set
· Schumann chocolate set
· Set of Haviland Limoges "Feu de Four" salad plates
· PM Sevres dresser box
· Pair of hand-painted German porcelain urns
· Reticulated floral bowl with crossed swords mark
· Pansy decorated dessert plates, teapot and creamer
· R.C. Monbijou Cameo plate
· Wedgwood Jasperware
· Lenox: Seder plate, serving dishes, etc.
· Waterford Crystal
· Steuben compote on pedestal base
· Galway Crystal
· Cut glass
· Bohemian glass decanter
· Baccarat Remy Martin decanter
· Lalique ring dish with bird
· Blenko glass vases
· Crystal decanters, etc.
Art Pottery, etc.
· Moorcroft vase
· Roseville pottery
· McCoy vases, teapot, etc.
· Fiesta 60th anniversary disk pitcher
· Unsigned art pottery vases
· Vintage black panther figurines
· Terracotta vase with horses
· Two faced cow/lamb cookie jar
· Figural flower frogs
· Sculpture of Moses, signed Bergier, etc.
Full/Partial Sets of China/Dinnerware
· Red English ironstone
· Japanese ironstone, "Double Phoenix"
· Theodore Haviland Limoges
· Ridgewood China, holly and Christmas candles
· Wedgwood Queensware, etc.
Collectibles, Coins, Toys, Books, and more
· Hand-painted Daum Nancy vase with birch trees
· Miniature lap desk
· Opalescent cranberry dot glass lampshade
· Penny tin toys: Submarine, automobiles, boy on rocking horse
· Bronze cloisonné vases
· Case XX and other pocket knives
· Electro Magnetic Machines manufactured by W.C. & J. Neff, Philadelphia
· Vintage hand tools
· 1939 New York World's Fair collectibles
· Bronze sculpture: Les Hirondelles par Aug. Moreau
· Advertising ephemera
· Carved stone bull
· Sovereign lion head sculpture, signed on base
· "America" sailing ship model with stand
· Covered wagon model
· Franklin Mint bronze and pewter figurines
· Railroad headrest covers: PA RR, Atlantic Coast Line, The Southern, Norfolk & Western
· Art Nouveau easel-back mirror
· Dog figurines by Lladro, Royal Copenhagen, Rosenthal, etc.
· B&G and Royal Copenhagen small animal figurines
· Royal Doulton figurines and Tobys
· Boehm bird figurines
· Chinese trade dollars
· Composite dragon vase
· Foreign coins and Indian Head Pennies
· Hutschenreuther Selb figurine of a man on horseback
· Bust of a woman, signed Rosé
· Art glass paperweights
· Carved African bust
· Monfort Original Western Sculpture
· Watch winder jewelry case
· Figural still banks
· Assorted medallions and badges; Military patches, badges, and medals
· Large assortment of miniatures: crystal, porcelain, brass, etc.
· 1988 Governor's Awards for the Arts award, presented to Mildred T. McGowan
· Large collection of postcards: military, holiday, scenic, souvenir folders, etc.
· Tobacco premium photo prints of silent film stars
· Modern sheets of stamps
· Fraternal swords and Decorative broadsword
· Hunting knives and hatchets, some with sheaths
· Carving set with Bakelite-handles
· U.S. Navy dinner knives and fighting knife; U.S. Marines bayonet
· LP records including The Beatles, Paul Anka, The Platters, etc.
· Victorian die-cuts, calling cards, and ephemera
· Vintage tin lithograph Halloween noisemakers
· Pez dispensers
· Political buttons
· Clay and glass marbles and shooters
· Cigarette cases with built-in lighters
· NJ & PA hunting and fishing licenses from the 1930s
· Smoking pipes with stand
· Swiss and Italian music boxes
· Antique ceramic bottle stoppers
· Straight razors
· Jade trees
· Glass shoes
· Powder horns
· Fountain pen with 14K nib and onyx stand
· Hand-painted French dresser box
· Tiffany-style lamps
· Action figures: Conan, etc.
· Plastic talking Mickey Mouse and plastic Dwarves
· Mickey Mouse Club lunchbox and thermos
· Tin battery operated bartender
· Figural bookends and door stops
· Three faced doll
· Dragon accent lamp
· Pepsi vending machine bank
· Bronze figurines of children
· Set of 3 stacking glass cake stands
· Beer steins including A. Hupfel's Sons Lagerbeer advertising stein
· Set of 5 yellow ware mixing bowls with green glaze
· Wedgwood University of Pennsylvania Medical School plate
· Occupied Japan figurines
· Aunt Jemima and Uncle Mose salt, pepper and spice jars
· Toy cannons
· Tin pool table toy
· Mahjong set
· Carved shell lamp
· Die-cast construction vehicles, Ferraris, etc.
· The Household Physician book, dated 1926, and more.
STERLING and SILVER | SILVER PLATE | PEWTER | BRASS, etc.
· Pair of Gorham sterling candelabras
· S. Kirk & Son repousse dish with insert
· Small Revere bowls
· Presentation plate
· Assorted flatware and serving utensils
· Sterling-bound coasters and condiment dishes
· Salt and pepper shakers
· Napkin rings
· Gorham ornaments
· Sterling-bound coasters
· Condiments, match safes, toothpicks, etc.
· Hand mirror
· Web Silver Co. wood and sterling salad set
· Cut glass decanters with hallmarked tops
· Silver plated egg basket
· Signed Pewter Crafters of Cape Cod coffee and tea service
ESTATE FINE and VINTAGE COSTUME JEWELRY | FURS | LINENS
· Antique diamond and sapphire ring in platinum setting
· Gold jewelry
· Sterling jewelry including Taxco jewelry
· Victorian jewelry
· Stick pins
· Carved stone Fetish necklace and earrings
· Wristwatches, pocket watches, fobs, dials, and assorted watch parts
· Men's jewelry
· Contemporary and vintage costume jewelry including holiday pins
· Shoe clips and belt buckles
· Vintage purses and compacts
· May Schlosberg. Painting of a Geisha on marble slab
· Painting on velvet of Snoopy
· Thomas M. Johnson signed & numbered print, "Separation of Church & State-Vermont Style"
· Oil on canvas of a woman in yellow with baby
· Print of Bermuda map
· "Jim's Pub" Irish sign
· Framed needlepoint saying
· "Welcome Home" military banner
· Print of "The Etude Music Magazine" cover
· Print of The Blessed Mother
· Edward Morgan print, ocean waves
· Photographic print of Caribbean islands
· Jack Taylor print of Vizsla dog
· Photographic print, "The Narrows, Zion National Park, Utah" signed W. Wenner Smith
· Janis Joplin death announcement decorative poster
· Asian portraits with red seal
· Signed oil on board, rocky bluffs
· Oil on board, children playing at the beach
· Signed and numbered woodblock print of cat, "Minka 9/20"
· Decorative print of flowers and vases
· Van Gogh poster print, "The Café Terrace"
· Oil on canvas, floral still life
· Edythe Ferris signed oil on board of blue herons, dated 1966
· Amy Evans pencil signed and numbered prints of Caribbean houses
DISCOVERY TABLE & BOX LOTS, etc.
· Art Pottery: McCoy, Roseville, etc.
· Glassware: Cut, etched, pressed, carnival, etc.
· Pink depression glass
· Asian cat piggy bank
· Carnival glass bicentennial plate
· Cut glass cake stand
· Silver plate: Candelabras, ice buckets, serving pieces, flatware, chargers, tea sets, etc.
· Large assortment of green depression glass
· Owl and Merry-Go-Round cookie jars
· Porcelain plates, teacups, saucers
· Assortment of tin toys, containers
· Stangl "Orchard Song"
· Iroquois assorted China
· Large collection of vintage cameras and accessories
· Photo frames
· Vintage linens
· Auction catalogs
· Toy cars
· Silky wool red yarn (new-old stock)
· Wicker baskets
· Milton Bradley parlor croquet
· Wolfgang Pick cast-enameled skillet
· Le Creuset casseroles (blue), stock pot (yellow), and utensil holder (red)
· Pier1 Christmas plates
· Vintage Pyrex
· Mason jars
· Assorted cookbooks including Ree Drummond's 'Pioneer Woman'
· Refrigerator dishes
· Assorted brass items
· Vinyl records
· Franklin Mint 12 'Heralding Angels' Christmas ornaments
· Lift-top army box
· Yelloware bowl
· Holly border China
· Gold-rimmed Bavarian China
· Mikasa "Menlo" China
· Vintage rolling pins
· Bachmann Santa Fe flyer in box
· Blue/white assorted pottery
· Bavarian China plates with lattice work border
· Precious Moments figurines
· 'Happy Holidays' Barbies in box
· Assorted covered tureens
· Vintage teddy bear toys
· Pottery light-up Christmas tree
· Stanely thermoses
· Theodore Haviland Limoges
· Glassbake single-handled cassroles, and more.
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