Antique Auctions, Cincinnati

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

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SUNDAY, JANUARY 29, 2017 1:00 PM

Located at the Holiday Inn, 4501 Eastgate Blvd., Cincinnati, Ohio 45245.  Exit 63A off I-275 to32 to Eastgate Blvd.

This auction includes the 50 year collection of Ray and Carol Besl, which consists of a fine selection of Period American items.

PERIOD AND ANTIQUE EARLY FURNITURE:  including Period Queen Anne highboy with old finish; early paint decorated Mammy’s bench; two Queen Anne tavern tables; early New England shoe foot flip top table; Period cherry Pennsylvania highboy; Period Queen Anne drop leaf table; arrow back writing arm paint decorated chair; New England green painted mule chest; corner hanging cupboard with old blue paint; early apothecary chest with old brown paint; early bucket bench with old green paint; Hepplewhite half table with old red wash; walnut Chippendale chest; walnut two piece step back cupboard with inlaid top; unusual Southern Hepplewhite storage pie safe; cherry splayed leg nightstand; pair of Period signed S. J. Tucker Windsor chairs; Period signed A.D. Allen Windsor chair; cherry Hepplewhite tall chest; unusual cherry bonnet chest; early English settle bench; New England Federal Chest; early cherry hunt board with rope twist legs; 18th Century hanging shelf; Curly Maple Furniture including early curly maple four drawer chest, curly maple two drawer Sheraton stand, tiger maple drop leaf gate leg table, tiger maple two drawer Sheraton stand, etc.;  pair of Wallace Nutting brace back Windsor chairs; Wallace Nutting brace and comb back Windsor arm chair and side chair; early Federal carved mantle; early candle stands; chairs; etc.

EARLY AMERICANA:  including super large burl bowl and butter paddle; early burl box; early mahogany tea caddy; pair of early mirrored wall sconces; early painted checkerboard; early painted pantry box; early paint decorated toleware; early chalkware; early snuff boxes; early iron lighting; early blown glass; early folk art relief carved plaque; early stone fruit; stoneware; several early hickory baskets including miniature with old red paint; several pairs of Period andirons; early child’s wheelbarrow with old green paint; early child’s hobby horse; straw filled teddy bear; early folk art carved walking sticks; early creamware; early spatterware; early blue Staffordshire; early pewter including Sellew Homan, large chargers, plates, teapots, etc.; early yellowware; duck decoy; early wooden Heekin Co., Cincinnati, coffee bin; early trays; early Chippendale mirrors; Federal mirror; early leather hat box; etc.

EARLY ARTWORK AND PAINTINGS:  including  pair of William Russell Birch, Pennsylvania, UK, watercolors of Charles and Ann Pinchney of Charleston, SC; folk art miniature watercolor of young boy and dog; pair of folk art portrait paintings of lady and gentleman; early folk art painting of mother holding child; early pair of silhouette watercolors of interior scenes; several early silhouette watercolors of ladies and gentlemen; early portrait paintings of lady and gentleman; early folk art painting of cattle; several early folk art paintings;  contemporary folk art paintings; Audubon Havell Edition “Foolish Guillemot” print; Maria Liszt (MA) oil painting of street scene; Edwin L. Fulwider watercolor; Henry Larpent Roberts (UK) oil painting; Charles Muerer (Cincinnati) oil painting; etc.

ORIENTAL RUGS:  19 Oriental rugs including room size; runners; Caucasian; Persian; etc.

EARLY CHINESE PORCELAIN & ITEMS:  including Qianlong marked Chinese dragon bowl; 18th Century Chinese Export serving bowl; 18th Century Chinese Imari teapots; 18th Century Chinese punch bowl; Chinese Export fruit bowls; 18th Century Chinese Export platters; Chinese bronze figural candle stick; rosewood and jade Chinese tray; Chinese bronze of goddess; pair of Chinese porcelain Foo lions; Chinese porcelain stick vase; Chinese hardstone carvings; Chinese jade seal; early Chinese bronze seated Buddha; etc.

ART GLASS, PORCELAIN, LAMPS & CLOCKS:  including early automaton tall case clock of the Battle of Waterloo; Hamilton mounted chronometer watch in wooden box; fine gilt brass French carriage clock; H.N. Hooper & Co., Boston, argand lamp; double brass student lamp; set of six Quezal Art Glass shades; three Quezal art glass shades with threading; Quezal footed art glass bowl; Steuben calcite center bowl; Steuben Jade bowl; Loetz vases; Mt. Washington biscuit jar; Wavecrest dresser box; Wedgewood dragon luster bowl; Weller Pottery cat figure; cut glass decanters; etc.

STERLING SILVER:  including 99 piece International “Pine Tree” pattern sterling flatware set; 76 piece “Old Colonial” pattern by Towle sterling silver flatware set; William Gibson & John Langman ornate serving spoons; ornate sterling bowl; sterling ship; sterling ewer; Tiffany sauce ladle;  early coin silver creamer; coin silver spoons; etc.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS:  Cash, check, Visa & MasterCard w/proper ID.  15% Buyer’s Premium in house.  18% for phone and absentee bidding. 3% convenience fee for credit cards.

PREVIEW:  Sunday, January 29, 2017 day of auction 11:00 AM, for early private preview, please call for appointment at 513-791-2323.

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937-377-3700 OR 513-791-2323