BRIGGS AUCTION, INC.
1932 ~ Celebrating 85 Years! ~ 2017
Public Estate Absolute Auction | Friday, October 20, 2017
Selling a wide array of merchandise from Main Line, PA and Delaware Valley Estates, Homes, and Collections
AUCTION PREVIEW: Thursday, October 19: 4-7PM | All-day Friday, October 20: 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.
It'll be sunny (we hope)! Temp 280.
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.
Bid For Charity
· Bench-made, green-painted "Coffee Station".
All proceeds benefit the Victoria Rose Fund which helps raise money and awareness for families of people with Cancer burdened by treatment costs.
Antique & Quality Reproduction Furnishings
· Mahogany shell carved block front chest of drawers
· Jacobean style carved two-door cupboard
· Slant-lid desks, including Chippendale style and Maddox
· Jacobean style library table with stretcher base
· William and Mary period burlwood chest of drawers
· Contemporary mirrored three drawer stand with gilt tapering legs
· Jacobean style carved armchair
· Two Southwood upholstered wing chairs
· Japanned demilune console table with stretcher base
· Victorian turtle top pine stand
· Six piece Chippendale style mahogany bedroom suite
· Mahogany Pembroke table
· Empire mahogany two part mahogany banquet table
· Federal pine corner cupboard with painted open interior
· Antique mahogany butler's secretary desk
· Howard Miller three weight driven grandfather clock
· Five piece Kling cherry bedroom suite
· Set of eight French Louis XV style dining chairs
· Mahogany three-pedestal table with five leaves
· Victorian two door armoire with a two drawer base
· Nine piece Thomasville dining room suite
· Six upholstered French style dining chairs
· Empire mahogany secretary desk
· Contemporary double pedestal dining room table with six white leather chairs
· Three stack mahogany barrister bookcase
· Five piece white painted bedroom suite
· Five piece pine bedroom suite
· Contemporary glass top dining table with four colorful upholstered chairs
· Mahogany leather top extension dining table
· Three piece white painted living room suite with oak finish tops
· Pair of rattan finish club chairs
· American modern lounge chair with brass accents
· American modern double dresser
· Lane glass inset boomerang coffee table
· Pair of Lane modern glass inset lamp tables
· American modern lounge chair with green upholstery
· Paul McCobb style upholstered lounge chair
· Drexel profile gentleman's chest of drawers
· Modern design barrel back chair
· Decorator brown leather sectional
· Espresso decorator bedroom suite
· Victorian oak hall rack with lift seat
· Victorian marble top dresser with mirror
· Victorian cylinder secretary desk
· Pine five drawer spool cabinet
· Vintage dental cabinets
· Assorted chests of drawers, bedroom furnishings
· Assorted upholstery to include leather sofas, upholstered chairs etc.
Decorative Arts, Country Antiques & Primitives, Clocks, Carpets, etc.
· German inlaid mahogany tombstone clock with J.E. Caldwell retailer tag
· Gustav Becker chiming mantle clock
· Pair of industrial modern cylinder lamps
· Street light with four milk glass globes
· American modern pole lamp
· Collection of vintage typewriters, Dictaphones, and other office machines, including
- Royal No. 1 standard typewriter
- Hammond No. 12 typewriter
- Oliver No. 11 typewriter
· Two painted Fire Buckets
· Large painted wood watches advertising sign
· Antique and decorator mirrors
· Gilt metal wall sconces
· Antique and primitive glassware, tools, etc.
· Concrete garden planters
· Assorted blanket chests and steamer trunks
· Nautical themed fireplace tool set
· Lyle acoustic guitar
· Assorted lighting, and more.
1 Servello watercolor on paper, cityscape
2 Civil War discharge dated 1864 showing battles engaged
3 Wayne Davis watercolor on paper, fisherman in the creek
4 Vintage map of West Pikeland township
5 Vintage map of West Vincent township
6 Philip Jameson watercolor on paper, winter scene
7 Norman Guthrie Rudolph watercolor on paper, "Stonington"
8 Adele Giles watercolor on paper, lake shore scene
9 Signed oil on panel, landscape with houses and country road
10 Lois Schlachter oil on canvas, "Numbers Dream"
11 E. Ruth oil on canvas, street musicians
12 Don Troiani pencil signed print, "155th Pennsylvania Regiment 1864", #840/950
13 Mildred Dienstag pencil signed serigraph, translated: "Sicillian landscape at night", #4/60, 1972
14 Mildred Dienstag pencil signed serigraph, "Sancho II", #24/200, 1970
15 Eight Vanity Fair prints by Spy, portraits of gentlemen
16 Lauretta Hickman oil on canvas, farm with barn
17 M.E. Leonard oil on panel, landscape overlooking lake
18 Beth Van Hoesen pencil signed etching, "Field Games"
19 Roosevelt pen and ink, horse
20 Philip Jameson watercolor on paper, floral
21 Lois Rapp watercolor on paper, wine press
22 Paul B. Reimmey watercolor on paper, winter house
23 James Ross watercolor on paper, window
24 Framed map of Toledo, Spain dated 1566
25 Framed hand-tinted birds-eye view of Santander, Spain
26 Abbott watercolor on paper, two buffalo, dated 1992
27 Philip Jameson watercolor on paper, floral still life
28 Temple painting on canvas
29 Hand-tinted engraving of the Arc d Triumph in Rome
30 Japanese calligraphy
31 Norman Guthrie Rudolph watercolor on paper, boy fishing
32 Andrew Wyeth copyright print, "After Picking"
33 Al Agnew pencil signed print, "Ladies' Choice", #259/4300
34 Unsigned oil on canvas, portrait of Jacob Eicholtz
35 Adele Giles watercolor on paper, fishing at Barnegat Inlet
36 Map of Penn Township
37 Signed oil on canvas, modern still life with fruit
38 Pauline Campanelli print, "Oranges"
39 Glicklich watercolor on paper, "Daisies"
40 Don Troiani pencil signed print, "Hampton's Duel, Gettysburg Cavalry Field, 3rd Day", 329/1500
41 A.R. Herrick oil on canvas, mountain landscape
42 Unsigned serigraph on formica, "Tropical Rhythm #1"
43 Simon Vanderzee oil on canvas, autumn still life
44 Andrew Wyeth copyright print, "Ides of March"
45 Paul Scarborough pencil signed print, "Rockford Park"
46 Andrew Wyeth copyright print, "Christina's World"
47 Kusnesov oil on canvas, western genre scene
48 Two carved hardstone ancestral portrait plaques
49 Charles Morris Young fox hunt print, "Going Home"
50 Mort Kunstler print, "We Still Love You General Lee"
51 Frederic Remington print, Indian chief
52 Randy Rowe print, raccoons
53 Salvador Dali print, "Dali's World"
54 Two A.J Shelton oils on panel, seascapes
55 Poster: Historic doors of Thornbury Township
56 Martin Barry pencil signed print, "Bradley Hall, Mount St. Mary's College", #126/900
57 Ansel Adams poster, "The Scripps Pier, 1966"
58 Two Sherwood signed limited edition engravings, Holland canals
TOOLS | ELECTRONICS | APPLIANCES | MISCELLANEOUS
· Pair of EV monitor speakers
· Assorted stereo equipment
· Pair of Klipsch speakers on stands
· Jensen cabinet speaker
· G.E. tube tester kit
· LG flat screen TV
· Dynex flat screen TV
· Gym weight system
· Golf bag carts
· Folding Dahon bicycle
· Oreck vacuum cleaners
· Troy Bilt Snowblower
· Briggs and Stratton push blower
· Homelite gas powered leaf blower
· Large assortment of clothing new with tags, baskets, flags, etc.
· Patio umbrellas, and more.
Fine China & Porcelains, Glassware, Art Pottery
· Flow blue plates and platters
· Johnson Bros. Greydawn Queen Elizabeth II Coronation pieces
· Furnivals Quail England 3 piece tea set
· Asian porcelains and china: Imari vase, etc.
· Oyster plates
· Wedgwood Jasperware: tea set, desk clock, etc.
· Collection of shaving mugs
· Arabia Finland teapot
· Lenox "Lenox Rose" luncheon plates
· Hand-painted Nippon vase
· Large Steuben compote
· Steuben ashtray
· Steuben commemorative from The Aspen Foundation
· Waterford Crystal stemware, decanter, cream and sugar, etc.
· Hand-painted red glass cordial set
· Blue oval art glass bowl
· Yellow glass drink set
· Carnival glass
· Vaseline glass Clark's Teaberry Gum stand
· Murano glass bowl
· Large Roseville Mostique vase
· Tall Roseville Pine Cone ewer
· Trio of art pottery plaques
· Pottery artifacts including a two-handled jug
· Double sided bust, etc.
Full/Partial Sets of China/Dinnerware
· Johnson Bros. "Indies"
· Spode "Colonel"
· Aynsley "Simplicity"
· Wedgwood "Florentine" with turquoise rim
· Coalport "Countryware"
· Franciscan "Desert Rose"
· Wedgwood "Willow" luncheon set
· Blue Ridge
· The Old Curiosity Shop
· Johnson Brothers
· Noritake, “Posy”, etc.
Coins & Currency
- Silver Kennedy Half-Dollars
- Morgan and Peace Dollars, etc.
- Italian and Russian gold coins
- Mexican silver coins, etc.
Collectibles, Toys, and more
· Framed Indenture, dated 1803
· Framed antique Philadelphia County Loan Certificate
· Brass and copper weathervane with pig
· West Chester and other Chester County ephemera
· Cloisonné: pots, vases, accent lamps, etc.
· Royal Doulton Tobys and figurines
· University of Pennsylvania collectibles: Medallions, Paperweights, First Day Covers, etc.
· School pennants: Princeton, Dartmouth, Cornell, etc.
· Valto Kokko Iittala Finland paperweight
· Advertising pocket lighters
· Mutoscope Pin Up cards
· Flatware with Bakelite handles
· Beer tankards
· Glass font oil lamps
· Pottery pipe with buffalo
· Miniature Asian table screen
· Carved Asian mystery ball
· Cast iron match holder with hunting motif
· Radnor Hunt Club race committee badge
· Advertising paperweights
· Swarovski crystal animals
· Carved Asian figures
· Chelsea Quartz Chronometer
· Lead figures of horses and riders
· 35MM cameras: Canon, Aires, Minolta Maxxum 5 date, etc.
· Compur Certotrop bellows camera
· Buck Rogers replica gun
· Doll house furniture, some by Marx or Renwal
· Hand-painted Philadelphia paperweights by Geri Dibiase
· Minton's desk set with inkwells, made for Mortlock's Oxford Street
· Pennsylvania Railroad memorabilia: sugar bowl, paperweight, etc.
· Unframed maps
· Scrapbook with Pennsylvania Ephemera
· African carving with two heads
· Beatrix Potter figurines by Beswick
· Large Lladro figurine of a seated girl with basket of flowers
· Beswick Connemara pony
· Photographs from the early 20th century
· Daguerreotypes, Ambrotypes, and tintypes
· Stanley #2 plane
· Glass marbles
· Buffalo football player bobble head
· Paper dolls sheets
· The Yardbirds "Shapes of Things" vinyl box set
· Orange tree with jade leaves
· Metal wallpaper stamp
· Eagles football, autographed by John Runyan
· Flyers puck, autographed by Ron Flockhart
· 1999 Autographed Wheaties Evening of Champions print
· Glass canes
· Handcrafted metal ring of elephant heads
· Character flatware: Dionne quintuplets, Charlie McCarthy, Gerber baby, etc.
· Child's tea set, made in Japan
· Popeye, Deputy Dawg and Felix the cat slide puzzles
· Cast iron Amish figures
· World's Fair collectibles
· Pair of knives with brass horse heads, in leather sheath
· Pair of Asian daggers with metal sheaths
· Die-cast cars: The Goldvarg Collection, Nostalgic Miniatures, Russian, Vitesse, Detail Cars, etc.
· Duck and swan decoys, some signed W. Hewes, E. Brown, or N. Waters
· Pair of carved wooden lions
· Figural bookends and door stops
· Mamod Steam Engine with original box
· Tonka Hydraulic Dump Truck
· Vintage Admiral portable radio
· Mahjongg set
· Williamsburg Restoration blue touch stoneware
· Vintage boat brochures, etc.
· Yearbooks: University of Delaware 1950s, etc.
· Vintage magazines: The Log, Better Homes and Gardens, etc.
· Air Navigation books
· Chester County & Its Day, signed
· The Quality of Life by James A. Michener, with paintings by Jamie Wyeth
· Directory of the Borough of West Chester, 1857-58
· Wyeth art books
· Zane Grey Westerns
· Westtown book: Under the Old and New Regime by Auld Lang Syne, B.J. Leedom, 1883, etc.
STERLING and SILVER | SILVER PLATE | PEWTER | BRASS, etc.
· Reed & Barton sterling flatware set, 77 pieces
· Matching Wallace Sterling flatware, 35 pieces
· Set of 25 matching sterling spoons
· Reticulated bread dish
· Wallace Sterling Clam Shell dishes
· Baby cups and flatware
· Assorted flatware and serving utensils
· Cream and sugar set
· Cigarette holder
· Hairbrush and dresser jar
· Sterling-handled carving sets, etc.
Other Silver, Silver Plate, etc.
· Royal Rochester coffee urn, cream and sugar, and tray
· Bowl with brass swan handles
· Brass desk set with double inkwell
· Pair of cast bronze plaques with fruit motifs
· Silver plated flatware
· Towle pewter
· Holland pewter coffee/tea set
· Pair of brass Virginia Metal Crafters sconces
· Silver plate serving piece, etc.
ESTATE FINE and VINTAGE COSTUME JEWELRY | FURS | LINENS
· Le Coultre travel alarm clock
· Man's Omega Constellation wristwatch
· Sterling Masonic medal
· Ladies Fendi wristwatch
· Gold jewelry including earrings and rings, some with gemstones
· Sterling pendants and enhancers, some with stones
· Figural sterling pins and other pieces
· Hat pins
· Amber necklaces
· Turquoise jewelry
· Pearl necklaces in assorted colors, many with 14k clasps
· Wristwatches and men's jewelry
· Contemporary and vintage costume jewelry
· Timmy Woods Santa purse
· Whiting & Davis mesh purses
· Vintage evening bags
· Fossil military inspired coat
· Minks and other fur coats
· Fringed velour wrap
· Asian clothing, etc.
· Hand-colored print, "A Lilliputian Auction"
· Photo of scale model of the Wright’s Martin House Complex
· Watercolor by Janet C. Reed
· Watercolor by Jane Mullenhour
· Wharton Esherick print, “Of a Great City”
· Watercolor by Laurence Clark
· Antique engravings
· Oil on canvas, LaDené
· Framed Baldwin Locomotive Works photo
DISCOVERY TABLE & BOX LOTS, etc.
· Seth Thomas mantle clocks, one with Sonora Chime
· Collection of cuckoo clocks and parts
· Anniversary clocks
· University of Pennsylvania items to include 1972-73 basketball cornucopia paperweights
· Burago Jaguar models
· Burago Corvette 1957
· Lionel train set with 226 engine and transformer
· Tonka shovel
· Fast and Furious model
· Chester Co. four seasons book
· Chesapeake four seasons book
· Stoneware jugs
· Italian sizzling plates by Santorni
· Portuguese pottery rooster
· Colonial Williamsburg cookie molds
· Copco Swiss enameled bowl
· Assorted flow blue
· Nest of Pyrex bowls
· Wedgwood blue pacific coffee pot
· Antique purses
· Set of Fresh musical plates, PV
· Cameras and accessories
· Verichron Copenhagen clock
· Collection of Hallmark ornaments
· Sheet music
· LP records and 45s
· Vintage egg nog set with mugs
· Vintage kitchen utensils and cookie cutters
· Cut glass
· Royal Worcester baking dishes
· Pair of block crystal candleholders
· Poker set
· Year books
· Vintage fur hats in boxes
· 1950s novelty glasses, and more.
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