FORSYTHES’ LARGE PUBLIC ANTIQUES AUCTION
SUNDAY, JANUARY 5, 2014, 11:00 A.M.
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Located at the Shelby County Fairgrounds on U.S. 60 at the West edge of Shelbyville.
This auction includes items from a fine collection of early American antiques and other fine estates.
ANTIQUE FURNITURE: EARLY FURNITURE including early cherry Jackson press w/full gallery at top; early Kentucky cherry two piece step back cupboard w/cut-out top molding & unusual pane glass doors at top; fine eight tin two door pie safe with unusual punched floral basket designs; early cherry grandfather clock w/inlaid heart on door.& reeded posts below; early cherry four door corner cupboard; fine mahogany double pedestal tilt top dining table w/Duncan Phyfe pedestals w/brass claw feet & one leaf; small chest on frame; early hutch table; unusual early walnut desk w/four small drawers at top & turned legs; early walnut dovetailed blanket chest; early mahogany hanging corner cupboard; fine pair of cherry Sheraton banquet tables w/turned legs; nice curly maple two drawer night stand w/turned legs; early cherry four drawer chest w/birdseye maple drawers.; early cobbler’s bench; large early style architectural walnut corner cupboard w/arched doors at top & with carved horses & inlaid designs; early small size step back bucket bench; fine cherry sewing stand w/drawers; early blanket chest w/old paint; early Queen Anne mahogany fireplace screen; early grain painted blanket chest; small one door primitive cabinet; old twig stand; chairs; stands; etc. VICTORIAN, OAK, & MAHOGANY FURNITURE including fine dental cabinet with turn around drawers & mirrored door; super elegant carved mahogany curio cabinet; fine French inlaid lingerie chest w/brass ormolu trim & marble top; unusual inlaid mahogany bookcase w/one drawer & four doors on Hepplewhite feet; pair of mahogany Queen Anne stands w/three drawers; fine custom small sized mahogany four drawer chest w/fan inlay; large two piece oak kitchen cabinet w/pullout drawer, cutting board & potato bin; small size oak ice box w/one door & lift lid; fine oak curved glass china cabinet w/claw feet & mirrored backsplash; walnut Victorian loveseat set; etc.
EARLY SMALLS, COUNTRY ITEMS, PRIMITIVES & COLLECTIBLES: Large old cast iron yard jockey; early Shaker bucket w/original lid in old grayish blue paint; unusual mahogany inlaid knife form letter box; early mahogany inlaid tea caddy; early mahogany miniature three drawer Hepplewhite chest; mahogany miniature Chippendale three drawer chest; early twisted iron rush lamp on wood base; pair of early sugar nippers; early wood & tin candle chandelier; early walnut hanging shelf w/two doors; early lift top chest w/old red paint & decoration; early wooden child’s sled w/old paint; three early wood hanging spice chests; early toleware tray; early wood chest dated 1866; early punch tin candle lantern; early cutlery tray w/old paint; early mahogany shaving mirror with three drawers; unusual inlaid cellarette; early hooked rug; early wooden bowls; early book form checkerboard; early egg baskets; early half basket; fine mahogany tray w/inlaid cornucopias; early roaster; early brass pail; early tin lanterns w/glass globes; fine mahogany inlaid lap desk; early decorated wood bowl; early brass trivets stand; early large brass fireplace trivet; several Quilts & coverlets; large brass bucket; unusual copper bucket w/lid; unusual lightning rod w/arrow director w/stars; Moore & Nichols blue decorated Stoneware jug; Butter Milk Feeder & Poultry Fountain jar; stoneware vases; large early blue & white spongeware platter; blue & white stoneware pitcher; collection of small size miniature mixing bowls; early tin foot warmer; early tool chest & Tools; pair of small iron gates w/leaf designs; double & single ox yokes; fine early Federal mirror w/eagle tablet; pair of owl cast iron andirons w/glass eyes; African-American celluloid sewing tape measure; three fine Postcard albums & other miscellaneous postcards; old tintypes & photographs; several Advertising & Country Store Items incl. two small country store candy showcases; small Enterprise, Philadelphia two wheel coffee grinder w/drawer; Wedding Ring Humphries tin coffee bin; Carlings Ale tin sign of policeman; early Dutch Boy paint bucket; early clear apothecary jar; unusual barrel form saloon dispenser w/claw feet; etc. Toys & Children’s Items incl. mohair bear on all fours; papier-mâché candy container in the form of a monkey man; swan glass candy container w/closure; old children’s book; Bottles several including Warner Safe bottle; 1877 William & Hubert bottle; Schutzen amber bottle; Saklehners Hunyed Janos green bitters bottle; etc.
ANTIQUE FIREARMS & RELATED ITEMS: Winchester Model 1890 slide action 22 rifle w/octagon barrel; Marlin Model 20-A slide action 22 rifle; Winchester Model 1890 slide action 22 rifle w/round barrel; U.S. Johnson 1833 musket; 1848 Tulle percussion pistol; 1849 Chatellerault percussion pistol; early percussion pistol; Civil War era cannon ball; brass powder flask w/dog as lamp; etc.
PAINTINGS & ARTWORK: Over 30 including Frank Joseph Girardin (Indiana) oil on canvas landscape painting; fine oil painting of sheep in pasture in ornate frame; fine oil painting of boy & dog on wood panel signed on verso; pair of portrait paintings of lady and gentleman in ornate gold frames; fine o.o.c. landscape painting signed George Cole; artist signed landscape painting w/sheep; early portrait painting of lady w/bonnet; winter scene of skater’s on wood panel in ornate gold frame; o.o.c. landscape painting of path in moonlight; large artist signed painting of ship; several folk art paintings; several Hudson River style paintings; still life paintings; several etchings & lithographs incl. Leon Danchin of horses; etc.
GLASSWARE, CHINA, LAMPS, ORIENTAL & MISC. ITEMS: Fine mahogany mantle clock w/chimes; unusual oak stick & ball hat rack w/mirror; super large unusual oak double picture frame of lady & gentleman w/matching separate large frames of lady & gentleman; pair of prism lustres; Samuel Alcock pitcher & bowl; large bisque figurine of girl & dog; KPM porcelain hand painted strainer; hand painted bowls; amberina tumblers; pattern glass lion tumblers; three face pattern compote; pattern glass pitcher; Royal Doulton pieces; porcelain shaving mug w/playing cards; majolica bowl; Cut Glass several pieces including large punch bowl & cups; bowl w/sterling rim; pair of mint dishes; nappy, etc.; pair of sterling Silver candelabras; sterling tea strainer; fine silverplate dispenser w/Egyptian heads; silverplate serving dishes; large pair of silverplate candelabras; Tiffany letter holder; singing bird in cage; jewelry boxes; Lamps incl. fine Victorian adjustable organ lamp w/hand painted shade; pair of vanity lamps w/blue glass inserts; several oil lamps incl. cranberry; blue snowflake; white coin dot opalescent; buttercup; Dresden peg lamp; art glass banquet lamp; etc.; several Chinese & Oriental Items incl. early blue & white canton type Chinese vase; unusual Cloisonné planter; pair of Chinese Oriental vases; pair of Cloisonné vases; pair of large Oriental terracotta floor vases; pair of bronze Oriental lamps; Oriental carved ivory short sword; several old Oriental Rugs; etc.
AUCTIONEERS’ NOTE: This will be a large antiques auction with quality antique items from a fine collection and estates.
TERMS & CONDITIONS: Cash, check, Visa & MasterCard w/proper ID. 10% Buyers Premium. 3% convenience fee for credit card.
FORSYTHES' AUCTIONS, LLC
DAVE FORSYTHE, AUCTIONEER
FRANK FORSYTHE, AUCTIONEER
937-377-3700 OR 513-791-2323
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