Located at the Shelby County Fairgrounds on U.S. 60, at the West end of Shelbyville.
This auction includes items from a lifetime collection of earlyAmerican antiques, and other fine estates.
ANTIQUE FURNITURE: Early furniture including early Kentucky cherry broken arch top flat wall cupboard with dovetailed case, originally found in Harrison County, KY; early cherry corner cupboard with vine inlay; large early Shaker work bench with drawers; early cherry Hepplewhite chest with dovetailed case and original hardware; Knox County, TN walnut corner cupboard with high cut out apron and dental molding; fine early two board scrub-top one drawer work table with turned legs and old green paint; super early bucket bench with cut out apron and mortised thru ends with old red paint; unusual small Folk Art corner cupboard; early cherry blanket chest; small early one door hanging cupboard; early chest with top divider in bottom doors; early two door dry sink; early step back cupboard; Federal period anthus carved table; early small sized pew; unusual early fall front desk with two doors below; early tilt-top table; early cherry one drawer stand; cherry sewing stand; cherry drop leaf table; small early cherry blanket chest; stands; and many other pieces of early furniture. Victorian and other furniture including unusual inlaid fall-front desk; pair of French style needlepoint chairs; mahogany tea cart; walnut Victorian wishbone dresser; walnut marble top table; Victorian sewing stand; walnut marble top coffee table; Victorian chairs; etc.
ITEM OF SPECIAL INTEREST: Pair of cast iron gate post horse heads, originally from the Fairway Farm, home of “Man O' War” stable in Lexington, Kentucky.
EARLY SMALLS, COUNTRY ITEMS, PRIMITIVES, AND COLLECTIBLES: Early 32” full bodied horse weathervane with cast iron head; unusual iron well pump with fancy designed spout and unusual handle; needlework sampler; early needlework picture; early tin lantern; early sheet metal wind director of man riding horse; needlework of flag; early sugar bucket; several stoneware jars including blue decorated; early iron toaster; graniteware; early wooden bowls; early iron snake; brass sleigh bells; early toleware box; several early wooden butter molds; several egg baskets; small wooden bird cage; early campaign torch; early brass ship's lantern; several kerosene lamps and miniature lamps; unusual cat form foot scraper; old red painted bucket; Quilts Several quilts including fine early blue and white in unusued condition, red and white quilt, applique, crazy style quilt, child's quilt, early red and white doll quilt, etc.; early long rifle; powder horn; unusual early inlaid hammer; large copper kettle; unusual copper warmer; early wooden lazy susan; set of snow shoes; small brass kettle; Doorstops including unusual sprinkling can doorstop, cat doorstop, floral doorstop, etc.; Children related items including early child's high chair, child's drop leaf table, child's one drawer work table with old red paint, child's dresser with mirror, early child's chair, small oak child's cupboard, child's doll swing, three old dolls, etc.; Victorian footstools; several old wooden planes including molding planes stamped “W. Jones”, half size plane marked “R. Loth Jr.”, etc.; stereoview and cards; Halloween and Christmas items; unusual salesman sample windmill; two Edison cylinder phonographs with horns; etc.
PAINTINGS AND ARTWORK: including fine oil painting of farm scene signed G. Taylor; early still life oil painting; other fine oil paintings; early colored lithograph tilted, “The Reception of LaFayette at Mt. Vernon;” other fine lithographs, etc.;
ADVERTISING COUNTRY STORE ITEMS: including Goodbars Guf Service porcelain sign; Mailpouch advertising thermometer; Coca-Cola clock; coin operated match dispenser; advertising Gray Seal Paint clock; Exxon Gasoline signs; advertising farm signs; two country store iron buggy whip holders; spool cabinets; DeLaval Cream Seperator match holders; etc.
GLASSWARE, CHINA AND MISCELLANEOUS ITEMS: including several pieces of sterling silver flatware; pair of sterling silver candelabras; several pieces of Flow Blue; Wedgewood pitcher; Beleek pitcher; Royal Doulton punch bowl and plates; Carnival Glass bowl; R. S. Germany plates; pair of fine Victorian figural vases; Victorian statue of boy; several Lalique France figures including four birds, 7” quail, Lalique bowl, Lalique ring tree, etc.; Flow Blue rolling pin; several pieces of Cut Glass including 14” vase, cut glass bowl, cream and sugar, 8 1/2” pitcher, large cut glass lamp, cut glass goblets, etc.
AUCTIONEER'S NOTE: This will be a large antique auction with quality antique items from a fine collection and estates.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS: Cash, check, Visa & MasterCard with proper ID. 10% Buyer's Premium. 3% convenience fee for credit cards.
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