BRIGGS AUCTION, INC.
1932 ~ Celebrating 85 Years! ~ 2017
Public Estate Absolute Auction | Friday, November 17, 2017
Selling a wide array of merchandise from Main Line, PA and Delaware Valley Estates, Homes, and Collections
AUCTION PREVIEW: Thursday, November 16: 4-7PM | All-day Friday, November 17: 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): 2015 Honda CRV with only 13,570 Miles; AWD; Copper-Gray Metallic Exterior, Black Sport Cloth Interior; Power Windows, Locks, Mirrors; Remote Keyless Entry Fob; ABS and Honda ECON Mode; AM/FM Stereo with CD & AUX; 12V Power Outlet in Center Console; Hands Free Phone Connectivity with Speech Recognition; Steering Wheel Controls for Radio, Cruise, Communications, and much more. VIN: 2HKRM4H31FH685025
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 3214.
8PM: ESTATE AUTO
2015 Honda CRV
· Only 13,570 Miles
· Copper-Gray Metallic Exterior, Black Sport Cloth Interior
· Power Windows, Locks, Mirrors
· Remote Keyless Entry Fob
· ABS and Honda ECON Mode
· AM/FM Stereo with CD & AUX
· 12V Power Outlet in Center Console
· Hands Free Phone Connectivity with Speech Recognition
· Steering Wheel Controls for Radio, Cruise, Communications
· And much more.
· VIN: 2HKRM4H31FH685025
FURNITURE AND DECORATIVE ARTS, etc.
Antique & Quality Reproduction Furnishings
· Burl wood crystal cabinet
· Maitland-Smith French style kidney shaped desk
· Decorative crafts paint decorated chest
· Hancock & Moore leather recliner sofa
· Maitland-Smith woven lift top chest on stand
· 4-pieces maple Regency style bedroom set
· Marquetry Bombe form chest with green marble top and figural ormolu mounts
· Leaf & rope carved library table with ball and claw feet
· Mahogany tilt top pie crust tea table
· High gloss banded mahogany bow front chest
· Chinese Chippendale style console table with pair of matching stools
· Mahogany Henkel Harris dresser
· Four Palecek rattan frame chairs
· Pair of Asian brass bound stands with cabinet bases
· Sherrill French 4-piece bedroom set
· Two Asian brass bound double-design storage chests
· Pair of Henredon Asian style curio cabinets
· Oak bevel glass China cabinet
· Half carved console table with figural mask
· Double primitive wooden box
· Assorted iron patio sets, tables, plant stands, park bench
· Oak flat top desk with cabriole legs
· Mahogany telephone stand and bench
· Multi-drawer collector's cabinets
· Primitive New England blanket chest with drawer
· Assorted dome and flat top trunks
· Primitive bucket benches
· Pine entry bench with hooks and drawers
· Punched tin pie safe cupboard
· Antique pine corner cabinet
· East lake Victorian side by side
· Victorian high back bed
· Outhouse design wardrobe
· Horse carousel novelty table
· All marble pedestal base ice cream table
· Oversize wood parson's table
· Oversize lattice wood coffee table
· Industrial wooden files
· Bar stools
· Lane blanket chest
· Ethan Allen king size bed
· Ethan Allen dinette set with metal base table
· Rattan and wicker glass door armoire
· Jonathan Charles dining table
· Designer headboards
· Brass stand with black glass inset
· Pair of Thomasville wedge shaped sofas
· Large tapestry covered ottoman with teak base
· Arts and Crafts upholstered window seat
· Van Sciver banded mahogany drop leaf sofa table
· Wicker sofa table
· Distressed brown leather sofa
· Pair of Thomasville black painted end tables
· Moser cabinet maker round glass top cocktail table
· Ethan Allen dresser
· Myrtle desk
· Pair of green vintage spring chairs
· Pair of butterfly chairs
· Leather upholstered office chair, and more.
Collection of Antique & Vintage Typewriters & Business Machines from The Museum of Business History & Technology, Wilmington, DE
· Typewriters: Remington; Hammond; Underwood; Smith; American Writing Machine Co. #10, etc.
· Adding Machines: Astra, Continental, etc.
· Add-Index machine
· Perkins Brailler, and more.
Decorative Arts, Country Antiques & Primitives, Clocks, Carpets, etc.
· Pair of Sunspot photogenic industrial floor lamps
· White ball shade floor lamp with chrome base
· Brass floor lamp with cube shades
· University of Delaware table lamp
· Seiko Westmorland Whittington wall clock
· Sessions mantle clock
· Waltham wall clock
· Gilt framed decorated mirror
· Victor VV-VI oak case floor model Victrola
· Mahogany brass dial grandfather clock with phases of moon movement
· Friedman Brothers ribbon carved gilt and ebonized wall mirror
· Life Size Galapagos giant tortoise figure
· Pair of tobacco leaf sizer trays
· Pair of brass stools with needlework tops
· Victorian metal wire multi-level plants stand
· Owl lantern
· Frog statues including frog sprinkler
· Metal pig weathervane
· Horse and jockey
· Stoneware jugs
· Copper pail
· Antique baskets
· Iron animal decorated pot rack
· Edison home phonograph (H40449) and box of rolls
· Three framed French 3D fashion prints
· Fox hunting themed room screen
· Deep framed lion print
Collection of Framed & Unframed Local-Interest Maps from a local, single-owner Collection
· Swarthmore Borough
· Glen Riddle/Lenni/Middletown Townships
· Springfield (Delaware County, PA)
· Newtown Township (Delaware County, PA)
· East Whiteland Township
· East and West Goshen Townships
· Radnor & Tredyffrin Townships
· Bryn Mawr
· Lower Merion
· The Main Line
· Chester County, PA
· Philadelphia, and more.
· 1909 hand-tinted map of Swarthmore Borough
· Vintage hand-tinted map of Glen Riddle, Lenni and Middletown
· Louis Icart prints: "Lady of the Camelias"; "Seagulls"
· Laura Yangoo abstract watercolors
· 1872 engraving, "Bird's-eye View of Philadelphia"
· Victor Perard engraving for Harper's Weekly dated 1893, "The New York Columbian Celebration…"
· J. Marion Forssell oil on canvas, eight spheres, dated 2004
· Edward Norton Ward oil on canvas, rural winter scene
· Secunda print, spectral colors, 1976
· Marzo signed Southwestern sand art on canvas, Pueblo women and pot
· Two unsigned brutalist abstract style wall sculptures
· Al Hirschfeld pencil signed etching, "Marilyn", #77/200, published 1983, with COA
· Assorted signed and unsigned watercolors and oils; still-lifes, etc.
· R. Trimmer pencil signed print, "D.C. Banks Memorial Building", #163/500
· Taz Ichikawa signed oil on canvas wall sculpture, dated 1985
· Two Edward Gorey pencil-signed & numbered prints
· Greg Riley sculpture, "Dreamcaster"
· Two J. Marion Forssell oils on canvas, spheres, dated 2004
· Unsigned modernist print
· Two vintage maps of New Castle DE
· Heather Everett acrylics & oils on panel: "Forest"; "Forest Fire"; Winter Creeping In"
· Barton oils on canvas, impressionist style landscape & woodland scenes
· Mastran watercolor on paper, seascape
· Lu Zhen Huan signed watercolors
· Andrew Wyeth copyright prints: "Night Sleeper"; "The Berry Picker"; "Last Light"; "Marsh Hawk"
· Bruce Poulterer pencil signed print, "Lafayette's Headquarters", #251/800
· Maxfield Parrish prints" "Air Castles"; "The Pirate Ship"; "Agib in the Enchanted Palace"
· Jean Cassell print, birds
· Diane Dengle signed print, "Sweet Home"
· N.C. Wyeth copyright "Old Kris" prints
· Pencil signed color engraving, "Wild Bouquet", #31/95
· T. Jewitt pencil signed print, sledding hill, #58/1000
· Robert Hickle pencil signed print, "Blueball", #293/500
· Photographic print of two foxes
· R.H. Palenske signed etching, "Greyhound, World's Champion Trotter"
· Simpsons limited edition serigraph cel, "Bart-o-Lounger"
· T. Jewitt pencil signed print, Rockford Tower sledding, #101/1000
· R. Campton oil on canvas, floral still life
· Opera poster for Wagner's "The Ring"
· Asian signed painting on silk, flowers and butterflies
· Vogt pencil signed serigraph, "David's Pool", dated 1986
· Asian watercolor, travelers on horseback
· Gille oil on canvas, landscape with sailboat, dated 1928
· 1938 classroom map of Pennsylvania and New Jersey
· Harper's Weekly framed covers and engravings
· Goudey's fashion plates, etc.
TOOLS | ELECTRONICS | APPLIANCES | MISCELLANEOUS
· Audio equipment: Rotel, Niles, JVC, Onkyo, Marantz, Sony, Integra, Genesis
· Collection of Shirley Temple dolls in boxes
· Weber Spirit grill
· Korg electric keyboard
· Collection of vintage typewriters and office equipment
· Horizon fitness treadmill, RST 5.6
· Trimline treadmill
· Snapper 1422 snow blower
· Bolens 3i5 HP edger
· Ladders, and more.
Fine China & Porcelains, Glassware, Art Pottery
· Asian porcelains and china
· Rosenthal studio-line Bjorn Wiinblad charger
· Waterford Crystal
· Bohemian glass
· Carnival glass
· Cut glass
· Vaseline Glass
· Tom Stoenner blown glass vase
· Signed Libbey bowl
· Antique ruby and clear dresser box
· Southwest pottery pots
· Roseville pottery, etc.
Full/Partial Sets of China/Dinnerware
· Lenox "Clarion"
· Thomas, Germany, floral
· Royal Albert "Old Country Rose"
· Schumann gold band
· Lynn Chase "Jungle Jubilee"
· Narumi floral, etc.
Collectibles, Coins/Currency, Toys, and more
· Collectible Bears: Hermann; Gund; Cinnabears; Miscellaneous mohair; Gorham, etc.
· Blue touch stoneware crocks
· Steinbach nutcrackers
· Collection of Native American Kachina dolls
· Mud men figurines
· Carved Asian figures
· Cloisonné miniature animals
· Asian table screens
· Cloisonné dragon
· Vintage spectacles
· Stamps and First Day Covers
· Foreign coins
· U.S. currency: Peace Dollars; Silver & 40% Halfs, Silver Quarters, Confederate paper note, etc.
· Basketball and baseball cards
· Early photographs
· Pair of Japanese metal vases
· Collection of art glass paperweights, pitchers, and vases
· Large collection of Steiff plush animals
· Hall teapots
· Figural teapots
· Souvenir poker chips
· Cast iron mechanical banks
· Cast iron circus wagons
· Coffee mill
· Jointed mohair teddy bear
· Harley Davidson teddy bears in original boxes
· Star Wars action figures
· Pocket knives
· Cruise liner ephemera: S.S. United States; R.M.S. Queen Mary & Queen Elizabeth; S.S. France
· Gettysburg and other Civil War related ephemera
· Ephemera: Valentines, postcards, cigarette cards, trade cards, old letters, etc.
· Cabinet cards
· 19th century CDVs and tintypes in albums
· Picture disks
· Janis Joplin and AFI box sets
· Knife in carved wooden fish-shaped sheath
· Cannon cameras and accessories
· Disney and other children's puzzles, and more.
· Westtown book: Under the Old and New Regime by Auld Lang Syne, B.J. Leedom, 1883
· Birds of the Bible
· Fiftieth Anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg; report of the Pennsylvania Commission, 1915
· Agriculture, Commerce, Manufactures, and Fisheries of Scotland, 2 volume set, 1779
· Historical Pennsylvania booklets
· Antique Asian books, some with hand colored drawings
· The Complete Far Side by Gary Larson two volume set
· Civil War
· World War I and II
· Comic books and graphic novels
· Super heroes collectibles
· Art books
· Dr. Seuss and other children's books
· Library of Heritage Books in original dust covers
· Local history
· 1930s through 1960s Life Magazines
· 1960s and 1970s Mad Magazines, etc.
STERLING and SILVER | SILVER PLATE | PEWTER | BRASS, etc.
· Souvenir spoons
· Cream and Sugar set
· Sauce with wooden handle
· Baby cups and Rattle
· Shell shaped compact; Brushes
· Salt and pepper shakers
· Covered box, etc.
Other Silver, Silver Plate, etc.
· Set of 800 silver enameled hors d'oeuvre picks
· Coin silver serving spoon and teaspoons
· Brass mortars and pestles
· Brass beehive candlesticks
· Smoking set
· Mother of Pearl utensils
· Solingen "Rostfrei" flatware
· Roberts and Belk flatware in fitted box
· Collection of pewter including Stieff, etc.
ESTATE FINE and VINTAGE COSTUME JEWELRY | FURS | LINENS
· Pair of diamond stud earrings
· Gold jewelry: bracelets, brooches, rings
· Pocket knife with 10K case
· Georg Jensen sterling locket brooch and earrings
· Sterling jewelry, some southwest-style or Mexican
· Paul Shaub rolled paper art necklace
· Wristwatches and pocket watches
· Amber jewelry
· Micromosaic jewelry
· Vintage and contemporary costume jewelry, some brand new with tags or in boxes
· Evening bags and needlepoint purses
· Leather wallets and travel goods
· Table linens
· Chinese silk robes
Single-Owner Lifetime Collection of Vintage Movie & Celebrity Posters, Part 3
· Star Trek II, "The Wrath of Kahn"
· Star Trek III, "The Search for Spock"
· The Natural
· Rocky III
· A Countess from Hong Kong
· Star Trek "The Cage"
· The Great Muppet Caper
· You're Never Too Young
· The Exorcist
· Thunderbolt & Lightfoot
· Logan's Run
· Purple Rain
· "Top Secret" Nick Rivers In Concert Poster, etc.
· The Story of Adele H.
· A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy
· Bronco Billy
· Stir Crazy
· Wrong is Right
· Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom
· Metropolis (reissue)
· Gone With the Wind (reissue), etc.
· Large collection of framed Harper's Weekly covers and engravings
· Pappas, three abstracts
· John Tallem woodblock, pigeons in the grass, etc.
DISCOVERY TABLE & BOX LOTS, etc.
· Glassware: Sawtooth stemware; Cut glass pitchers, tumblers, vases; Pattern glass, etc.
· Toys: Vintage Susy Goose sweeper; Wolverine tin stove; Timmy Time puzzle; Hap and Hop Infantry on Parade, etc.
· Wedgwood ABC plate
· Mitterteich tea set
· Collection of English teapots
· Royal Doulton Bunnykins
· Franklin Mint "Grimm's Fairy Tales" plates
· Four Royal Crown Derby bowls
· Soholm Dansk Owl vase
· Franklin Mint "Romeo and Juliet" candlesticks and Lenox glass candlesticks
· Viking glass owl
· Records including Elvis picture disc
· CDs rock and country
· DVDs television and movie
· Iron face mask
· Desk lamp with green shade
· Reproduction lily pad three light lamp
· Sports card collectibles
· Hallmark ornaments
· Large collections of minerals
· Motorcycle cover
· Die Cast vehicles
· Russian doll; Stolle Fisherman doll
· Antique wood boxes
· Senet wood game
· Beanie babies
· Vintage Halloween costumes
· Antique bottles
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