T. Hill waterfall $22,000, Tracy hunt scene $50,000, Frishmuth bronze $22,000, Clock $5,000, T. Hill fisherman $16,000
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Absolute Auction * No Minimums * No Reserves
Tuesday September 11th @ 10am * Doors Open 8:30am
Early preview: Sunday September 9th
from 12noon -4pm
& Monday September 10th from 4pm to 7pm
Gallery: 4644 Rte 309, Schnecksville, Pa18078
(Located 6 miles north of Allentown, Pa)
NOTE: All items are being sold at absolute auction. There are NO Minimums or Reserves on any items in this auction.
Estimates are just that …estimates, there are no reserves.
Auction includes Items from the Estate of Louisette B. Fisher, wife of Edwin Fisher, whose great grandfather was a founding partner in Sayre & Fisher Brick Company in N.J. Circa 1850, William Brennan (Easton, Pa. artist) and many other families & estates.
Artwork includes Thomas Hill, John M. Tracy, Jan Zoetelief Tromp, Evert Pieters, McAvoy, F. Mingle, G. M. Armolt, Fern Coppedge, J. Berninger, Tarkay watercolor, Claes Oldenburg, Alex Katz, William Brennan, Galust Grigoryan, Karen Smbatian, Dennis Hwang, Fran Weston, Ellinger, Theodora Larsh, F.C.Kirk, plus much more!!
We also have a signed embossed photo of Thomas Hill, on reverse is written “Mr. Edwin A. Fisher, Compt’s of Thomas Hill, November 25th, 1898”, possibly suggesting his appreciation to Mr. Fisher for his purchase of one, if not both of the Thomas Hill paintings. A copy of the photo and caption is posted next to the Hill paintings.
8 Bronzes incl. Harriet Frismuth, C. H. Niehaus, Eli Harvey, cie anonyme Des Bronzes Bruxelles., etc.
Other highlights: Joakim Hill tall case clock, early G.F clock w/ Mosanic deco. Queen Anne highboy, Queen Anne tilt top tea table, 25+ oriental rugs, 2 Baby Grand Piano’s, Music Box- Regina Corona Auto Changer sold w/ 12 – 27” disc (ser. 46648) in Mahog. Case- 6’1” x 3’3” x 2’, Jade carvings, 3 Antique guns, 7” powder horn- scrimshaw reads “ Death to Yanks” and a Confederate flag & July 21, 1861 Bull Run Va., 3 German 3rd Reich 1933 dress daggers w/ S.A. insignia, Amer. Indian pots, moccasins, antique toys, Men’s Rolex, Ladies 1954 Patek Philippe, diamond ring, samplers, Ivory incl. chess set, card case, Netsuke’s, Decoys, Antique dolls, and so much more!!!
2 vintage Human skeletons from a Manhattan mortician museum (1 man, 1 woman) both currently in caskets & will be sold that way
TIMES ARE APPROXIMATE-everything sells in catalogue order
10AM: Auction begins with 100 plus lots Antique and Quality name brand Furniture incl. Joakim Hill tall case clock, early Grand father clock w/ Mosanic deco., Queen Anne highboy, Queen Anne tilt top tea table, Mahog. game table, 2 country 12 pane corner cabinets, Vict. style corner cab., 2 stepback cupboards, 3 pc. Vict. M/T b/r suite, Vict. Pier mirror, Vict. parlor sets, Oak cabinet w/ umbrella stands, 7 early blanket chests incl (2) w/ 3 drawers, 2 drawer & 1 drawer, Jelly cab., Post Master desk, School Masters desk, Oak desk w/ bookcase top, Mission oak drop front desk, Stickley cobblers bench, 6 Chippendale style chairs, Oak hall seat, 12 stenciled ½ ladder back chairs, 2 Baby Grand Pianos incl. 6’3” Baldwin, model L Grand, ser. #105351 (tuned and ready to play), Pa. House High Boy, silver chest, rare Circassin walnut case Victor w/ records (style VVXVI) Victrola and more!!
Oak triple seat Alter bench, beautiful 100 + year old stained glass doors from local church and more and more!!
35 pieces South West Oak furniture by Ranch Oak–A.Brandt Co., Fort Worth incl. 4 pc. B/R, L/R sofa’s, lamp tables, Dining table w/ chairs, 7 leather chairs, wing chairs, etc.!!!
25 Oriental Rugs incl. early 20thcentury woven Chinese style wall hanging/carpet, room, area and mat sizes.
11AM: Begin 400 lots great smalls incl. 4 pcs. Blue decorated stoneware, early post card albums (2 each w/ 300 cards), Lladro figures, Hummel Full B Umbrella girl, American Indian items incl. 3 heavily beaded moccasins, lg. Amer. Indian pot, ladies silver belt signed Isalagi by Raven Star (7 sections w/ cut out design & polished stone-6 sections each w/ 300 plus small beads in geometric design), gentleman 35” rosewood walking stick dated 1892, Rutgers 1866 Fraternity house 34” cane-class mate name incl. F. W. Ribble, Dewey, Davis, Dickson, J. E. DeWitt, etc., Sterling bowls, trophy cup, candlestick, folk art wooden checker board, Hanes tankard, 31” Time clock-International Time Recording Co., of N.Y. in Oak case-card punch, Cut glass pcs., Dolls incl. 18” Handwerk, LeCoultre Swiss travel clock, 4 bobble head papier-mâché Easter candy containers, Alaskan Baleen folk art engraving, 4 Boehm fig. incl large Egret, Owl w/ full wing span, life size fiberglass circa 1920’s statue man & woman, English rocking horse, gent’s Rolex Oyster Perpetual Air King wrist watch, 14k 1954 Patek Philippe 18k ladies wrist watch (case #638324,movement #940954), Ernest Borel 17 jewel 1961 French, white gold ladies cocktail style ring w/ 15 various size diam. (approx. 1.25ct) , plus so much more!!!
Oriental items incl. contemporary & decorative Chinese items incl. carved Jade, Quartz & stone carvings, bone & Ivory carvings-chess set, calling card holder, butlers bell, minia. cabinet w/ intricate interior, 12 vintage duck decoys, early “Ye Olde Swan” metal dbl sided English Tavern sign-42” x 33”, mantle clocks, 4 drawer tread cabinet, Shaker style 11” oval box w/ blue paint, stenciled early box, 4 early Cinnabar boxes, minia. French clock, Meissen butterfly box, slag glass & and frosted glass table lamps, 10 fur coats incl. Mink, Fox, Racoon, etc., 8 Bronzes incl. “Mercury” cie anonyme Des Bronzes Bruxelles, “Strictly Pure” tin spice cabinet w/ 10 spice compartments, early carved wood bowl w/ soldiers, cast iron bear sculpture, plus!!
Early toys incl. Louis Marx & Co., 15” electric motor driven coupe w/ box, Amos & Andy Fresh Air Taxi Cab w/ dog, driver & passenger, tractor 11.5” w/ white metal w/ driver & chain drive (tread as is), White truck-Sunshine Biscuits –red cab & chassis- blue truck bed-scratched, 2 Marvin Bailey pottery pcs. incl. Black Mammy, Grotesque head, Taylor Stormograph – Short & Mason Ltd. London (patent #22558) in case, 5” tall carved WW II orig. South Seas Island carving of woman w/ fan, “Garton” pedal Fire department car w/ orig. box, arcade car “Rescue Squad” w/ dual steering wheels, “Keeney’s Super Bell” slot machine, plus!!
2 Human skeletons in caskets – 66” male dressed in a tuxedo (appears to be full bodied), he is being sold in a black casket, 66” female skeleton, appears to be full bodied, she is being sold is a wood casket
Antique Guns incl. Spencer Carbine repeating rifle new model 1865 post civil war – civilian model most likely 56-50 Spencer rim fire w/ saddle ring and orig. loading tube, mfg. at ProvidenceR.I. by Burnside Rifle Co., Navy Colt-Sam’l Colt N.Y. U.S.A barrel ser. # 210512, frame 225581 rifling style suggests 1849, A. H. Waters & Co., Millbury, Mass. 1844 U.S. Army issue cap & ball revolver w/ 2 inspection cartouches, Cap & Ball 1840’s style large cal. boot pistol w/ hand engraving on barrel (working), typical crack at end of lock plate, missing ram rod, 2 powder horns incl. 12” early scrimshaw powder horn reads “The light that serves me shines for all”- depicting scene of prairie, homes, store front, Oxen drawn Conestoga wagons- one legend reads “Old Bedlam”, “Laramie”, 7” powder horn- scrimshaw reads “ Death to Yanks” and a Confederate flag & July 21, 1861 Bull Run Va….
Some of the ADDITIONAL ART… approximate start time in the catalogue 11:30am… incl. O/C 16” x 20” J.E. Berringer ’27 fall scene along Little Lehigh River, 2 Ellingers, lg. framed O/C 19th-early 20th century French Officer portrait, O/C19th century French graphic battle scene, O/B Rustic house scene by Amer. Post war impressionist Artist Helen Hamilton, oversized framed O/C Plein Air Pa. snow scene by Amer. Artist Theodora Larsh, O/B winter snow scene by Russian artist F.C.Kirk, Also artwork from the personal collection of Easton, Pa artist William Brennan including Karen Smbatian, Galust Grigoryan, Dennis Hwang and several works by William Brennan, (note..Hwang & Smbatyn were friends of Mr. and Mrs Brennan
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