Gallery Auction

T. Hill waterfall $22,000, Tracy hunt scene $50,000, Frishmuth bronze $22,000, Clock $5,000, T. Hill fisherman $16,000

Upscale Gallery Auction * Fine Art, Quality Antiques, Home Furnishings. Original Art Deco Colonial Barber Shop 5 seat back bar with 5 chairs and sinks. 



Began: 09/11/12 at 10:00 AM EDT
Location: 4644 Route 309, Schnecksville, PA 18078

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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.

                                           Auction Highlights

 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

        TERMS: Cash * Good Check w/ photo ID * Major Credit Cards * Debit Cards
                 13% Buyers Premium w/ 3% discount for cash & checks.

   Bidding will be available at for select items, different terms will apply 
            E-mail * 610-799-0808

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Thomas Hill, 1898.

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o/b, 22" x 29" Mother and 3 children o/c, 29: x 36", fox hunt, minor paint loss, signed lower right o/b, 9"x 12", village snow scene, signed on reverse, Harutyan Margaryan
o/c,Thomas Hill 1898,30" x 20" Nevada Falls, Yosemite
Back of T. Hill, Waterfall Back of T. Hill, Waterfall Back of T. Hill,  Waterfall o/c, Thomas Hill 30" x 20" T.Hill 1897, The Angler
Back of T. Hill, Angler Back of T. Hill, Angler Signed Thomas Hill photo Reverse of Thomas Hill photo
o/c, John M. Tracy "Dog Talk" 35.5" x 23.5", J.M. Tracy expert restoration to tear in the middle of painting
view of reverse,Tracy "Dog Talk" view of reverse,Tracy "Dog Talk" o/b, 10.5" x 14.5", J. F. Mingle "Men in Boat" signed lower left
back of Mingle o/c, 29" x 23", E. Pieters, dated 1910 Dutch interior scene w/ 2 children
Back of E. Pieters back of board marked Artist Innoventi, painted 1897 Back of Violinist painting
o/c, 19" x 13", signed J. Zoetelief Tromp Dutch painter close up of Zoetelief Tromp
metal plaque on painting reads, Z. Tromp Back of Jan Zoetelief Tromp o/b, 19.5" x 24.5", “Mary A. Fisher”, 1883, signed McAvoy vessel in the Chesapeake Bay
On back of McAvoy painting Back of McAvoy painting N.J. tall case clock, Joakin Hill Flemington 98"high x 19"wide x 14.6" deep
15" x 17.5", Samuel Atwood Sampler
bronze sculpture, 10" tall , Eli Harvey 1905
bronze sculpture, signed Harriet Frismuth bronze sculpture, 8.5" x 9.5" including wood base
signature illegible o/b, 11" x 14", artist signed Denis Hwang signed on reverse Harutyan Margaryan (Serviver)
o/b, 19" x 25", Still Life, signed by Karen Smbatyan 1986, listed Armenian artist (1932-2008) back of painting
o/c, 29" x 19", portrait of Suzanne Brennan dated 1984, signed Karen Smbatyan back of painting o/b, 11"x 11", Facial portrait of Suzanne Brennan dated 1984, signed Karen Smbatyan
back of painting o/b, 11.5" x 13.5", signed Galust Grigoryan, 2009 painting by William Brennan, local Easton, Pa., artist signed William Brennan signed William Brennan
signed William Brennan signed William Brennan signed William Brennan, signed William Brennan signed William Brennan
o/b, 5.5" x 4", hunting dog portrait, signed EM O/C, 6" x9", signed G. M. Armolt signed G.M. Armolt Back of G. M. Armolt

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Watercolor, 22"x 28", signed Ruth Wilson, N.J. shore 67" x 45", hand hooked wall hanging titled USA, initialed ACE, 1951
o/c, 16"x20", John Berniger 1927 o/b, 17" x 13", Impressionist painting,some paint loss, unsigned o/c, 26" x 23", French officer portrait o/b, somber woman o/b, 43"x 32", French graphic battle scene, unsigned
o/c, 26"x 39", Pa. artist, Theodora Larsh

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Sterling tray, 11.5", 16.70 troy oz. Brass student lamp Sterling Chalice, June 1st, 1911, from her fahers classmates, Rutgers, '82, 15.75oz 2 American Indian pots, Berdel Clara & Navajo M. Saxon
Sterling bowl, 12.70 oz Sterling lot, 13.78 oz Short & Mason LTD., Stormograph
pr. heavily incised Foo dogs, 19" tall on 4" base
Cellarette, 13" tall x 18.5" x 14 3/4" Federal Period w/ carved inlaid shell corners containing 12 hand blown bottles
Fossil Handel table lamp
Handel 3 American Indian pottery pcs. Lapis handled knife
Sunshine Biscuit red & blue metal truck, White toy maker Amos & Andy, Louis Marx company
Dizzie Lizzie, Strauss Mechanical 4 Bobble head paper mache candy containers Tootsie, Arcade toys 3 of 5, Blue decorated crocks
Keeney's Super Bell slot machine Arcade car, Rescue Squad, 4 seater w/ 2 steering wheels bronze statue, 16" tall x 10" long x 8" wide, winged female seated on chair w/ bearded man & paw feet bronze sculpture of dolphins
2- 8" Hummels Gent's Oyster Perpetual Air King Rolex watch Ernest Borel 17 jewel 1961 French wrist watch white gold ladies cocktail ring 29" Mein Leibling doll, Kammer&Reinhardt
Cap & Ball revolvers & Pistols Bronze statue, Mercury, 22.5"
Boehm 12"x12"x16", The Great Egret" Boehm 14"x11"x22", Owl in flight, #133, signed American Indian pot, 13" 12", signed on bottom
3 pr. beaded moccasins, American Indian American Indian pouch, ankle bands
2 of 15 decoys 3 German daggers 12" scrimshaw powder horn
"The light that serves me shines for all" 7" powder horn scrimshaw reads " Death to Yanks" w/ Confererate Flag, July 21, 1861 Bull Run, Va.
Lalique frosted statuette of woman w/ swan Lalique horse Folk Art carving Santos, 7.5" x 5.5"
2 robed men w/ dove portrait on Ivory, signed, 3.5" x 2.5" hand painted porcelain, 3 3/4" portrait on Ivory, signed,4" x 3" 5" x 6" Lalique statuette of nude kneeling
11" Lladro, artist w/ painters palette 11" Lladro 16" Mettlach charger, #1048 reverse view of charger 10.5" metal sculpture of 3 stag
12" carved wood bowl depicting soldiers 20"x17"early carved wood ornate Rococo gilt frame center bowl w/ griffins Limoge 9.5" x 7" hand painted porcelain plaque 10.5" Waterford vase
13" Limge Charger depicting Napoleon, artist signed Black Forest carved wood expandable book stand 10" mechanical music box cigarette dispenser 2-9" tri color bronze statues, warriors in armor 9 3/4" Kaiser owl, #702/1000
Framed Satsuma buttons & 6 NOH miniture masks 2 1/4" Lalique butterfly 5" x 6" Swarovski Pegasus 2" x 2 3/4" Swarovski swan lot 3 Lladro soldiers, 12"
Quimper melon shaped teapot Royal Doulton Paisley Shawl, HN 1987 Royal Doulton Lady Charmaine, HN1948 10.5" 30", Grenfall hooked mat
17" carved wood Chinese paper weight w/ carved dragons 12" x 9" wood & intricate Ivory book cover interior view of book cover 5" x 8.5" folk art carving, reclining dog, early red paint 3.5"x 2.5" French miniature H.P. porcelain clock
small Meissen butterfly dresser box 2 carved hard stone pendants Fisher sterling candleabra, 12 oz. Hawkes 9.5" cut glass bowl Bronze 11" vase/planter w/ 4 footed base, impressed mark on base
13" x 8" Boehm "The Great Horned Owl", #60, 1989 9.5" Boehm, "The Yellow Throated Warbler", # 431 26" Marvin Bailey black mammy pottery figure 10" Marvin Bailey Grotesque pottery head jug
American Indian belt, silver signed Isalagi by Raven Star 7 sections w/cut out design & polished stones 2 American Indian necklaces incl. signed G.B. Natachu early beaded American Indian moccasins
early beaded American Indian moccasins beaded American Indian moccasins American Indian beaded pouch American Indian multi colored purse
early TV Oriental bronze planter, 3 footed Bronze? figure of a golfer lot of 3 carved jade Pegasus
Buddha 35" walking stick, touch marked, 1892 carved bone chess set w/glass game board Tole decorated box
Lladro statues set 8 green glass wines w/ twisted stems 14' Jade tree Snake charmer forks & spoons marked 84
hand painted plates Jade horse head
Jade dog and frog Herend, 2 pieces Lladro's carved Ivory chess pieces
early Cinnabar lacquer boxes Putti decorated clock 6.5" 5.5" Folk Art carved cow full body carving
Irredescent pottery vase lg. hand painted charger lg. hand painted charger blue decorated stoneware pitcher intricate carved Ivory card case
Early English  rocking horse Mail Pouch Tobacco thermometer miniature carved Ivory cabinet w/ carved contents working door intricate detail
back of miniature cabinet carved Irovy puzzle in box, dragon deco. 6" Ivory carved totum 11" x 7.5" early Shaker box, remnants of blue paint top of box
bottom of box 28" African carved Ivory tusk w/ elephants close up of elephants Carved Quartz
Blue deco. stoneware Jade items Lladro Antique mantle clock
Antique mantle clock Netsuke, Oriental Seal, etc
57" Alasken Whale Baleem decorated w/ folk art depicting life in Alaska pocelain button collection post card album
The Love books of Ovid & Longus Daphnes & Chloe 1930's Erotica open escapement clock
carved Jade carved wood statue by William Brennan Lladro pr. Old Paris lamps (1 as is)
early wood game board 3 stoneware jugs New American music box, stencil deco. 13 music box roles Handel lamp base
Swords Red & White Fire Department pedal car Garton, original box
nice leaded shade Rescue Squad arcade car
Strictly Pure tin spice cabinet Antique spool cabinet Stenciled lift top box
frosted glass table lamp

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Queen Anne mirror back of Q.A mirror Regina music box Regina Corona, self changer 27" disk player
interior view English Queen Anne Mirror back of English mirror early game table
open view of table Queene Anne Tilt Top table, mahogany w/ bird cage bird cage
early 2 drawer stand 1 of 2 early corner cabinets 1 of 6 lift top baoxes 1 of 2 Baldwin Baby Grand pianos
1 of 2 Step Back cupboards nice lift top box Tiger Maple chest early American Queen Anne Maple High Boy
photo of QA High Boy dovetailing modern chandilier brass and frosted glass 1 of many rugs
12 fur coats Rescue Squad Arcade Car nice hanging slag shade turn of the century desk w/ gallery top, drop front Pa. House and other nice furniture
early stepback cupboard turn of the century desk Oak Hoosier style cabinet w/ frosted etched glass doors Victorian marble top bedroom suite Oak Depression dining room
Mission Oak desk, early chest Victorian Parlor furniture selection of lift top boxes
silver chest, drop front desks, etc. Victorian corner cabinet Victor Victrola, Gov. Windthrop desk Victorian Pier mirror, Oak hall seat Ethan Allen tea cart
Victorian parlor settee Quality furniture nicely carved furniture matching wing chairs and ottomans open arm chair and oversized ottoman
nice settee selection marble top tables large set stenciled chairs Ranch Oak, South west furniture
South West dining table and chairs set leather South West chairs South West bedroom furniture Oak South West tables, lamps
carved bar Altar seat from local church in Allentown 2 of 5 stained glass doors from Allentown church over 100 years old lg. Wlliam Brennan oil/canvas
2 marble top side stands w/ ormulu bed w/ ormulu decoration early lift top blanket chest Turn of the Century Walnut desk early chest of drawers w/ lift top
lift top jelly cupboard early chest early lift top blanket chest w/ lower drawers set modern Chippendale style chairs
Victorian parlor suite velvet Victorain settee early lift top blanket chest w/ lower drawers Ethan Allen tea cart 2 more early lift top storage boxes
nice d/l 2 drawer stand School Master desk 3 piece velvet covered suite more lift top blanket chest Danish desk
very ornate late 1800's gilt over mantle mirror rare  w/ beveled glass from circa 1885 Allentown Pa., home wonderful condition w/ small gesso loss QA silver chest
QA drop front ladies desk Serpentine drop front desk Circassian Walnut case Victor Victrola 1907-1921, STYLE VV-XVI comes with record collection
Grandfather clock w/ hand painted face 1 of many rugs, throw and room size
7 leather covered South West side chairs Ranch Oak side chair
heavily carved open arm chair carved Eagle & Putti decoration carved stretcher base

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Frank Weston Benson Frank Weston Benson Frank Weston Benson Frank Weston Benson P. C. Wharton
P. C. Wharton Lynn Bogue Hunt Lynn Bogue Hunt Lynn Bogue Hunt F.S.Farley
F.S.Farley Unsigned pencil drawing Unsigned pencil drawing
Engraving “Port Henri” Engraving “Port Henri” Engraving “Port Henri” Engraving “Port Henri”

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aapprox. 66" male skeleton dressed in tuxedo black cloth covered casket approx. 66" female skeleton all wood casket w/ lid

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Saga Fox full length fur coat back of fox fur coat Ince limited edition White Mink car coat Brown Mink 3/4 length coat, Platt Emaus
back of white Mink back of brown mink Gollman's Easton Pa., Leopard and leather back of Leopard & leather coat Grollman's Easton, Pa., 3/4 length mink coat
Full length brown Sable reversible fur coat bak of mink coat Beaver? fur coat back of Sable coat, has a hood Strawbridge & Clothier full length fox fur coat
front view of beaver fur coat back of full length Fox fur coat
Mink & leather fur jacket back of mink & leather fur jacket Hillis Aspen-Vail Beaver jacket back of jacket Full length Beaver coat

Tom Hall Auctions

4644 Route 309 Schnecksville, PA 18078

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