Antique Auctions, Cincinnati

P.O. Box 188, Russellville, OH 45168
Phone: (513) 791 . 2323 - or - (937) 377 . 3700

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SUNDAY, MAY 29, 2016 11:00 AM

Located at the Holiday Inn, 4501 Eastgate Blvd., Cincinnati, Ohio 45245.  Exit 63A off I-275 to East 32 to Eastgate Blvd.
Forsythes’ Auctions is proud to present the 40 year collection of Dr. and Mrs. Alan Luger of quality antique items. 
We will begin the auction at 11:00 AM with over 40 un-cataloged clocks.

11:00 AM CLOCKS:  Over 40 including mantle clocks, kitchen clocks, wall clocks, desk clocks, etc.

12.00 PM CATALOG:  We will be starting with the catalog clocks, over 70 CLOCKS, including a rare and important E. Howard and Co. #22 Astronomical Standing Regulator Clock; Waterbury Standing Jewelers Regulator #8 clock; rare Ithaca skeleton calendar clock; E. N. Welch Regulator #12 wall clock; Seth Thomas Regulator #18 clock; Seth Thomas Flora wall clock; Bawo & Dotter 9 tube tall case clock; Herschedes grandfather clock; Waltham grandfather clock; early Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania tall case clock; rare and early Queen Anne bracket clock case; New Haven fashion calendar clock; E. Howard & Co. #70 regulator clock; Seth Thomas #6 regulator wall clock; Ansonia Bagdad regulator #8 wall clock; early J. C. Brown Ripple steeple clock; early W. S. Johnson Ripple steeple clock; inlaid bracket clock; Tiffany desk clock; 3 Jager LeCoultre atmos clocks; ship’s clocks; crystal regulator clocks; 10 china clocks including Royal Bonn, etc.; early pillar and scroll clocks; etc.
MECHANICAL MUSIC & RELATED ITEMS:   including 2 singing automaton bird boxes; French caged signing bird automaton; German singing bird in brass cage automaton; caged bird rotary dial clock; Phonographs including Edison Triumph cylinder phonograph with horn; Edison home phonograph with horn; Edison Amberola table top cylinder phonograph; Neutrowound breadboard radio; Dictograph radio loud speaker; etc.
EARLY AMERICAN FURNITURE: including walnut inlaid step back cupboard; early miniature Hermann, Missouri blanket chest; early Kentucky cherry press with two drawers and two doors; massive Hermann, Missouri walnut cause with 2 doors and 2 drawers; Hermann, Missouri paint decorated blanket chest; walnut press with gallery and 2 doors with very high cut out base; Kentucky cherry 4 drawer chest with reeded columns; walnut Sheraton stand; Shaker attribution work table with old red;  early saw buck table in old blue paint; attribution Shaker work table with 1 drawer; Hermann, Missouri curly maple and walnut step back cupboard; curly maple Sheraton chest with 4 drawers and turned feet; curly maple Sheraton stand; paint decorated blanket chest; etc.
EARLY SMALLS, COUNTRY ITEMS & COLLECTIBLES: including super early American hanging pipe box with original old paint; early Ohio needlework sampler by Elizabeth Jackson and dated 1842; Adam & Eve needlework sampler by Martha Emfield dated 1847; miniature sampler; early bell pull needlework; early iron toaster and griddle; Shaker sewing box; blue decorated stoneware including Zanesville; early iron Betty lamps; wrought iron picket candle stick; Charles Starret’s food processor; P.L. Teeple barometer; mechanical jolly bank; brass pill mills; 2 early brass bleeders; early watercolor of dog; William H. Pfrimmer Salesman Sampler balance beam scale; Hickory Egg Basket Collection over 25 including several miniatures including buttocks and one egg’s; large double buttocks baskets; swing handle baskets; paint stripe basket; etc.
QUILTS: The majority of Dr. & Mrs. Alan Luger’s collection were exhibited at the National Quilt Museum in Paducah, Kentucky.  Over 30 quilts including great cabbage rose applique quilt; early 8 pointed star pieced quilt; honey bee variant red and white quilt; postage stamp; early trapunto flower basket quilt; wagon wheel quilt; fine 30’s floral applique quilts; great lone star quilt; carpenter’s wheel pattern quilt; flying geese red & white quilt; Carolina lily pattern quilt; etc.
NATIVE AMERICAN ITEMS:  Baskets including Apache polychrome pictorial olla with American flags; large California 2 layer basket with rattlesnake designs; Western Apache figural basket; several Pima baskets; Northwestern California baskets; Paiute beaded basket; other Paiute baskets; etc.  Pottery including several black ware jars including 2 Maria and Julian Martinez jars; Santa Clara black ware jar by Juanita; several San Lldefonso black ware jars by Blue Corn, Santana & Adam Martinez, Lupita Martinez, Simmona, etc.  Several other Santa Clara black ware jars; etc.; Acoma pottery jar; etc.  Weavings including fine early Navajo classic serapi weaving; several fine Navajo weavings; large Navajo Yei weaving; etc. Beaded and Miscellaneous items including outstanding Sioux catlinite figural pipe with beaded stem; Sioux beaded moccasins; Cheyenne beaded child’s moccasins; Sioux beaded hide umbilical fetish; Chippewa beaded bag; Micmac beaded pouch; Plains painted hide; Hopi snake dancer doll; Sioux horn spoon; etc.
NATIVE AMERICAN JEWELRY: Over 30 lots including several Navajo pieces including Squash Blossom necklace; several silver & turquoise bracelets; rings; pins; necklaces; etc.
ADVERTISING AND OLD COUNTRY STORE ITEMS:  including original Bard Jolly Tar Tobacco advertising wall clock; rare Hohner harmonica revolving counter top display; Philco neon clock; Coca-Cola neon clock; 2 early counter top cigar lighters; etc.
PAINTINGS, ARTWORK, SILVER & COLLECTIBLE ITEMS:  including C. Harry Allis, California, Ohio, oil painting; George Rustin, British, oil painting; Mary C. Sauter, California, Missouri, o.o.b.; Alexander Calder pencil signed lithograph; Rookwood Artist Jens Jensen painting; Rookwood Louise Able nude paperweight; Rookwood nude pin tray; outstanding Russian gold vermeil snuff box; cranberry opalescent barber’s bottle; Chinese jade elephants; Sterling Silver including 114 piece “Grand Baroque” by Wallace sterling silver flatware set; 128 piece “Eloquence” by Lunt sterling silver flatware set; 67 piece “Grand Baroque” by Wallace sterling silver flatware set; set of 16 “Francis I” by Reed & Barton sterling silver bread and butters; etc.
LAMPS:  including Handel reverse painted table lamp with 16” shade #6964T; Handel reverse painted table lamp with Art Deco style shade #7560; Jefferson reverse painted table lamp; large bent panel overlay slag glass lamp; bronze overlay slag glass lamp; Arts & Crafts bronze desk lamp; several Art Deco table lamps; Oil Lamps over 20 including blue opalescent daisy and fern; spatter glass; opalescent coin spot; several pattern glass lamps; Hobbs red opalescent finger lamp; daisy and fern; blue spatter glass finger lamp; yellow Vertique Aladdin lamp; miniature lamps; 2 double brass student lamps; 4 single student lamps; etc. 
ORIENTAL RUGS:  Over 35 hand tied Oriental rugs including antique Persian room size; other room size Oriental rugs; several antique tribal Oriental rugs; several Oriental runners; prayer rugs; area rugs; etc.
AUCTIONEER’S NOTE:  This will be a great auction of the wonderful collection of Dr. and Mrs. Alan Luger, with a wide variety of quality and hard to find antique items.  The Lugers passion for antiques has resulted in this fabulous collection.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS:  Cash, check, Visa & MasterCard w/proper ID.  15% Buyer’s Premium.  3% convenience fee for credit cards.
PREVIEW:  Saturday, May 28, 2016 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

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937-377-3700 OR 513-791-2323