Antique Auctions, Cincinnati

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

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SUNDAY, APRIL 22, 2018 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 items from the late Lynn & Walter Dingus, long-time early Americana collectors and show promoters. Also included a collection of Victorian art glass from a late collector.


EARLY ANTIQUE FURNITURE:  including early Southern cherry sugar chest; early Southern sugar box; outstanding paint decorated Hepplewhite dressing table with leaf decoration; Hepplewhite inlaid cherry pembroke table; early cherry Sheraton stand with old paint; early bow-back Windsor chair in original paint; dovetailed cubbyholes with old mustard paint; early Sheraton stand with old paint; early decorated Sheraton dressing table; Oldenberg walnut hanging cupboard; 19th Century Regency mahogany cellarette; early curly maple stretcher-base worktable; unusual Shaker adjustable candle stand; folk art flat wall cupboard with old red wash; Queen Anne country corner chair; unusual cherry Sheraton stand; Louis XV window seat; inlaid Hepplewhite style cellarette; English Sheraton Canterbury; etc.
EARLY SMALLS:  including wonderful early wooden folk art carved eagle; folk art blue decorated yellow ware pig; great miniature basket with old blue paint; decorated salt box with eagle; early paint decorated document box; folk art wooden carved rabbit and rooster; early wooden bowl with old blue paint; early paint decorated basket; collection of Taconic Bushwacker baskets with swing handles; nested set of bentwood pantry boxes with old paint; several early woodenware kitchen items; Period Chippendale mirror with eagle; Period candle chandelier; Period adjustable candle floor light; early walnut dovetailed storage box; early decorated tea caddy; unusual large 13 ½” hog scraper candlestick; early wrought iron design doormat; figural Gimballed wrought iron lamp; two early skater’s lanterns; curly maple cutlery box; early children’s items including paint decorate American miniature chest, early child’s armchair in old paint, miniature Hepplewhite chest, unusual Scrimshaw miniature chest, early child’s armchairs, early child’s hobby horse, early child’s decorated yellow ware cups, etc.; early paintings and watercolors including American watercolor silhouette of boy with pull-toy, early American silhouette of girl with Queen Anne doll, early folk art watercolor of mother and child, folk art watercolor of girl, miniature portrait of young lady, early American oil portrait of gentleman, pair of H. Turner cock-fight paintings, folk art oil painting of fruit, miniature folk art watercolor of girl with sheet music, etc.; several early quilts and coverlets including Portsmouth, Ohio; etc.; early fruit baskets in shadowbox frames; several Period brass candlesticks; Southern glazed stoneware churn; early oval footstool; cast iron African American bellhop stand; early soft-paste, yellow ware, transferware, etc.  including rare large early Staffordshire transferware store display pitcher, early covered dish with American eagle, Leeds Pottery pieces, pair of 18th Century Staffordshire match striker mantle pieces, early Masonic Liverpool pitcher, early decorated yellow ware cow, pair of French Napoleonic Wars creamware plates, etc.
OLD COUNTRY STORE & ADVERTISING ITEMS:  including F. R. Guy Art Painting wood advertising sign; wooden Fairbanks Scale sign; advertising Baby Stuart Flour Sack printer’s lead plate; Blackman’s Medicated Salt Brick store display; paint decorated wooden Jersey Coffee bin; early country store seat bin with old green paint; etc.
NATIVE AMERICAN ITEMS:  including important circa 1840’s Iroquois Native American musical rattle; 9 ½” Klanath/Hupa California basket; silver and turquoise concho belt by Nellie Tso; Navajo Yei blanket; etc.
PRE-COLUMBIAN POTTERY, MAYAN, MOCHE, ETC.:  including Moche culture pottery warrior; Moche culture pottery drummer; Classic Mayan pottery bowl; late Classic Mayan pottery jar; late Classic Mayan pottery jar with warrior; Classic Period Mayan pottery drinking cup; Mayan bowl; Mayan cylinder vase; Sitio Conti jar with head; Sitio Conti decorated bowl; Neolithic Chinese pottery jar; Huastec pottery jar; figures; etc.
CIVIL WAR, WAR RELATED, EPHEMERA, & RELATED ITEMS:   including C.S.A. army Confederate telegraph Sherman in Alabama; two C.S. A. Confederate telegraphs from Alabama; Civil War letter; Civil War typed diary; Civil War canteen; early wooden Civil War era canteen; Civil War photo album; two early U.S. parade flags; 39-star U.S. parade flag; printed Washington textile; Cased U.S. Navy bicorne epaulettes; collection of over 50 military canteens including WWI, etc.; circa 1812 M.S. map of U.S.; early M.S. map; four Daniel Webster autographed documents; wax seal collection of Maria Longsworth Nichols Storer; folk art painting of Civil War veteran; two M.S. letters to Andrew Gregg, Secretary of State; militia letters; Panama Canal zone photo album with Charles Lindbergh; Minnesota military photo album; important 1934 Civil Rights newspaper; Exploration & Survey book; other early books; etc.
ANTIQUE FIREARMS, POWDERHORNS & RELATED ITEMS:  including signed inlaid Kentucky full-stock percussion rifle with brass inlaid compass, moon, etc.; revolving pepper box dagger/gun cane; Colt #3 .41 caliber derringer; Colt open-top pocket derringer; Stevens .22 breech loading rifle; scrimshaw carved powder horn; early carved screw tip powder horn; other early powder horns; collection of over 30 shot flasks including U.S. N. anchor shot flask, Colt eagle shot flask, dogs, hunters, game, scrolls, etc.

CLOCKS & CHRONOMETERS:  including J. C. Brown cast iron shelf clock; Luman Watson shelf clock; scarce Doulton Lambeth stoneware clock; Hamilton ship’s chronometer; U.S. N chronometer watch; J.E. Caldwell & Co. chronometer clock; fine English barometer.
ANTIQUE CARVED & VICTORIAN FURNITURE:  including Horner carved two-door bookcase with griffins and leaded glass; Merklen Brothers, New York, armchair; carved oak lingerie chest with 6 drawers; Brooks Renaissance Revival marble top table; bronze mounted Renaissance Revival chair; French ormolu curio cabinet; Victorian Canterbury; etc.
LAMPS:  including important Pairpoint Puffy grape lamp with large grape-vine base; reverse painted table lamp; Victorian figural banquet lamp; pair of ornate brass candle gas wall sconces; etc.
ART GLASS:  including Steuben green jade bowl; Steuben art glass fan vase; Steuben pulled feather art glass shade; silver overlay cranberry art glass vase; collection of over 80 art glass sugar shakers including Thomas Webb Peachblow, Willing Peachblow, New England Maize shaker, several Mt. Washington shakers, decorated cased glass shakers, many cranberry shakers, patterned shakers, etc.; art glass condiment sets; collection of Victorian art glass baskets and bride’s bowls; collection of over 450 art glass salt & pepper shakers including Mt. Washington cased glass, cranberry, and a wide variety of different patterns and types; etc.
CUT GLASS:  including large brilliant cut corset vase; large tazza; large pitcher; large comport; pitcher & tumblers; vase; etc.

AUCTIONEER’S NOTE:  This will be a fine antiques auction with a large variety of quality antique items.

PREVIEW:  April 22, 10:30 AM – 1:00 PM.  For early private preview, please call for appointment.
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