FORSYTHES’ LARGE PUBLIC ANTIQUE AUCTION
SUNDAY, JANUARY 28, 11:00 A.M.
Located at the Shelby County Fairgrounds on U.S. 60 at the west edge of Shelbyville, KY.
ANTIQUE FURNITURE: Over 75 pcs. incl. Early Country & Period Furniture which includes lg. cherry 4-poster bed; early corner cupboard w/old brownish green paint; early cherry 4-drawer bow front chest; early 2-door jelly cupboard; early cherry 4-drawer Sheraton chest w/turned feet; fine early walnut 4-door flat wall cupboard; early 1-door cherry cupboard; fine early 4-drawer cherry chest w/full columns and turned feet; early cherry Chippendale chest on chest (as found); early cherry 2-drawer night stand w/turned legs; early primitive blanket chest w/cutout apron; early wal. 1-drawer night stand w/turned legs; early cherry Sheraton chest (as found); early cherry painted cupboard top (as found); early 7-drawer chest; early dovetailed blanket chest w/old red paint; early 2-drawer night stand; early cherry 1-drawer night stand w/turned legs; early rope beds; early rockers; early Windsor chairs; primitive 1-drawer work table; set of 4 bow back spindle back chairs; early wal. blanket chest; set of 4 early English bow back chairs; Victorian cast iron yard bench; wire yard bench; cast iron tree form hitching post,etc. Antique Victorian, Oak and Mahogany Furniture incl.lg. wal. Victorian marble top dresser w/heavily carved mirror w/center finial and carved pulls; two wal. Victorian knockdown wardrobes; fine cherry lockside chest w/drop front desk; fine cherry S-roll front cylinder type desk w/columns and gallery; fine wal. 1-door bookcase w/two drawers; wal. Victorian m.t. stand; fine cherry Victorian dresser w/mirror; highly carved Rosewood Oriental chair w/heads; fine highly carved Oriental teakwood marble top stand; wal. Victorian m.t. stand; lg. wal. highly carved Victorian arm chair; pr. of matching mahogany corner cupboards w/broken arch tops and fan inlay; fine inlaid mah. curved glass curio cabinet; fine mah. Sheraton style flip top game table w/reeded legs; mah. curved glass china corner cabinet; lg. mah. lamp table w/large rope twist legs; lg. heavily carved mah. pedestal w/claw and ball feet; lg. round mah. lamp table w/claw feet; two oak three stack bookcases; fine oak Morris chair w/carved heads; Willett 5 pc. cherry bedroom suite including bed, vanity dresser w/mirror, stool, and high chest, Parlor Stoves: Early cast iron “ Florida” parlor stove; Conquest, Cincinnati, OH. parlor stove. etc.
EARLY SMALLS & COLLECTIBLES: early miniature butlers’ desk w/half turned columns and turned feet; pr. of 10” old Staffordshire lions; pr. of 14” old Staffordshire dogs; fine early inlaid document box; unusual early box w/three drawers; early papier-mâché w/Mother of Pearl tea caddy; early papier-mâché w/Mother of Pearl sewing box; early papier-mâché w/Mother of Pearl double ink well stand; other early papier-mâché items; Coin Silver: several coin silver spoons including Ramsey, Louisville, KY.; etc.; early yelloware bowls; early wal. dovetailed baby cradle; fine child’s trunk; several early brass candlesticks; lg. early bronze plaque w/village scene and fruit and bird border; early folk art walking sticks; early Betty lamp; early iron calipers. Early Pewter including 7” Sellew, Cincinnati, OH. teapot; early 12” pewter coffee pot; early pewter covered stein; early Holman, Cincinnati, OH. pewter cream and sugar; early Holman, Cincinnati, OH. pewter coffee pot; early pewter ink well; early 15” pewter charger; early 12” pewter basin bowl; lg. early pewter lidded stein; lg. early pewter coffee pot; early pewter waste bowl; several early pewter plates, measure, etc. Flow Blue incl. 10” Kyber plate by Adams; four 9” Kyber plates by Adams; six Kyber cup and saucers by Adams; early flow blue child’s dish set; covered cheese dish; etc. Blue and white spongeware bowls; large hickory egg basket; large double handle hickory gathering basket; wooden duck decoys; cast iron blue and white porcelain coffee pot; early candle mold; early salt glazed pitcher w/pewter lid. Door Stops incl. old Hubley 12 ½” cast iron Aunt Jemima door stop; old 10” Gnome cast iron door stop w/excellent original paint; old 10” cast iron flower and basket door stop. 13” Mosaic tile Mammy Cookie Jar with yellow dress. Old Country Store and Advertising Items incl.3-drawer oak spool cabinet; early slant front store bin w/drawer; early three compartment store bin w/old red paint; lg. Japan tea early tin store bin; early Golden Rule Roasted coffee tin store bin; Morse’s tobacco tin; lg. porcelain King Edwards Advertising Sign; etc. Clocks incl. Ithaca double dial calendar clock in walnut case; Ansonia crystal regulator clock; New Haven mantle clock with Art Noveau ladies; fine walnut kitchen mantle clock; lg. mah. mantle clock; cast iron clock with heads; Delft type porcelain mantle clock; etc.
QUILTS AND COVERLET: Over 20 old handmade quilts; early red and blue; early red and white; Star pattern; Log Cabin type patterns; 1930’s & 40’s Appliqué quilts; early signed Benja Keil 1837 multicolored coverlet with birds in excellent condition; etc.
MUSIC BOXES AND PHONOGRAPHS incl. fine Swiss music box in 20” inlaid Rosewood case; small disc music box; musical bird cage w/two birds; oak Victor VV-XI upright victrola; Columbia graphonola mah. disc phonograph. OIL PAINTINGS AND ARTWORK: Signed oil painting of cows; early castle scene oil painting; early watercolor of lake scene; fine landscape oil painting in ornate gold leaf frame; fine oil painting of sheep; lg. oil painting of elk; signed Louise Wilkinson watercolor of horses; African American oil painting; many other oil paintings and watercolors; several fancy gold frame prints; Hunt scene prints; etc.
GUNS incl. early curly maple full stock long rifle signed M. Sells?; early curly maple half stock rifle w/ornate brass and silver colored decoration w/early brass patch box signed D.M. & 10; fine U.S. Springfield musket Model 1873; Civil War musket marked Tower 1862; Winchester Model 1892, 32-20 cal. Lever action rifle; Winchester Model 1890, 22 cal. pump rifle; Remington No. 6 rolling block 22 cal. Rifle, boy’s rifle w/smaller dimensions; Remington rolling block rifle; Hamilton #27, 22 cal. rifle; two J. Stevens lever action 22 cal. rifles; double barrel shotgun; etc. LAMPS incl. fine 3-armed adjustable hanging lamp with three kerosene founts; fine brass hanging lamp w/prisms and milk glass shade; fine brass hanging lamp w/prisms and decorated milk glass shade; fine brass hanging lamp with milk glass shade; hanging angle lamp; two brass single student lamps; fine early brass banquet lamp w/shade; Prince Edward pattern blue opaque kerosene lamp; Aladdin kerosene lamp w/shade; two blue satin glass kerosene finger lamps; blue satin glass miniature kerosene lamp; etc. GLASSWARE, CHINA & PORCELAIN incl. CUT GLASS over 40 pcs. incl. 9” signed Libbey cut glass pitcher; 7” signed Hawkes cut glass pitcher; lg. 14” heavily cut vase; 11” heavily cut pitcher w/six matching tumblers; lg. Bulbous 8” x 10” cut glass vase; 11” heavily cut pitcher; 12” heavily cut vase w/flared top; 9” heavily cut pitcher; 10” pitcher w/matching tumblers; 14” ice cream tray; fine cut glass fingerbowl and under tray; 9” cut glass stemmed compote; pr. of 6” matching bottles w/stoppers; 9” pitcher; 8” bowl; 12” pedestal vase; cream and sugars; cruets; other bowl pitchers; pr. Of lg. cut crystal lamps w/large prisms; cut crystal three light candelabra w/hanging prisms; etc. Beer Steins incl.7” Mettlach #2134 stein w/incised decoration of gnome; lg. 15” German stein w/music box; lg. 14” German stein; early glass stein w/enameled lid; lg. German stein w/6 matching mugs; etc. Victorian Glass Pickle Castors incl. fine cranberry pickle castor & ornate holder; amber colored pickle castor in Victorian holder; cranberry pickle castor in Victorian holder; R.S. Prussia coffee pot; Art glass sugar shaker; several Dresden figurines; several Royal Doulton figurines; pr. of Victorian fire glow decorated vases; pr. of Victorian ornate metal and handpainted glass mantle vases w/handpainted ladies; pr. of porcelain figurines; pr. of Sevres type vases; cranberry castor set; porcelain dresser boxes; set of 6 porcelain oyster plates; pattern glass pitcher; decorated milk glass cake stand; 13” signed Florentine Art Cameo vase; Victorian covered compote; several sets of dinnerware china; several hatpin holders and hatpins; many other items.
AUCTIONEERS’ NOTE: This will be a large all day antique auction with quality antiques from estates & homes.
TERMS & CONDITIONS: Cash, check, Visa & MasterCard w/proper ID. 13% Buyer’s Premium, 3% discount for cash or checks.