FORSYTHES’ LARGE PUBLIC ANTIQUES AUCTION
SEPTEMBER 15, 2013, 10:30 A.M.
Located at the Shelby County Fairgrounds on U.S. 60 at the West edge of Shelbyville.
This auction includes items from a lifetime collection of early American antiques and other fine estates.
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ANTIQUE FURNITURE: EARLY FURNITURE including fine small original walnut sugar chest on turned feet w/original finish; fine 8-tin 2-dr. pie safe on high legs; early 2-dr. linen press w/old yellow paint; early bucket bench w/old red paint; early blanket chest w/old blue paint; early hutch table w/pinned top & old finish; early cherry 4-dwr. Sheraton chest on turned feet; fine walnut dovetailed blanket chest w/bracket feet; early lift lid mule chest w/1-dwr. & cut-out apron w/old red stain; early walnut 2- board top work table w/curly maple legs; early Hepplewhite nightstand w/old green paint; early settle bench w/lift lid; unusual early cherry nightstand w/carved basket of fruit on gallery & carved legs; early cherry 2-dr. hanging top; early mahogany Sheraton chest w/3 small dwrs. over 3 dwrs. & turned feet; fine 1-dwr. cherry nightstand w/turned legs; cherry wash stand w/gallery; period Sheraton carved cherry side chair; early cherry blanket chest on turned legs; walnut school master’s desk w/1-dwr.; early cherry drop leaf nightstand w/turned legs; small child’s size walnut cupboard w/2-drs. & 2 dwrs.; early pine storage box; dovetailed blanket chest; etc.; VICTORIAN, OAK & MAHOGANY FURNITURE including fine walnut 2-pc. plantation desk w/2-drs. & turned legs; walnut Vict. carved captain’s desk w/2-dwrs. & 2-drs.; oak doublewide 3-stack bookcase; 2-stack mahogany Danner bookcase w/1-dwr.; iron & spring settee; mahogany inlaid love seat; unusual French cabinet w/half columns & brass trim; fine mahogany silver chest on Queen Anne legs; unusual cast iron Vict. umbrella stand w/hunting dog; fine old cast iron hitching post w/horse head; etc.
EARLY SMALLS, COUNTRY ITEMS, PRIMITIVES & COLLECTIBLES: Fine early cherry dovetailed spice box w/lift lid & dividers; rare early sugar axe; pair of sugar tongs; early wood & iron chandelier; early wooden carrier w/old brown paint; small early cheese basket attributed to Shaker; Indian basket w/paint decoration; early redware plate; early wood inkwell w/old paint decoration; walnut wood carved eagle; small early toleware tray; brown spatterware child’s tea set; early dovetailed cutlery box; early wood hanging spice boxes; sheep weathervane director; tin horse from weather vane; unusual early wooden milk stool; cast iron hessian soldier andirons; pair of early small size andirons; heavily carved document box; dovetailed document box; early shelf w/old yellow paint; early wooden strap buckets; inlaid checker board; spongeware pail; blue & white stoneware butter tub w/birds; early egg basket; several pieces of copper lustre; pewter coffee pot; early brass candlesticks; early walnut doll cradle; stoneware jug w/blue decoration; brass sleigh bells; old wooden snow shoes; several Walking Sticks including snake carved shaft walking stick w/carved horse & bird on top; etc.; embroidered & brass bell pull; wooden butter mold; graniteware; several pieces of early glass incl. blue colored salt; early Lacy type glass plate; early glass compote; Quilts & Textiles including old Amish crib quilt; unusual crazy quilt w/embroidered decoration including chicken; blue & white quilt; triple border handmade quilt; fine crazy quilt; blue & white coverlets; early Chintz comforter; early home spun blanket; early bedspreads; paisley; over 100 foot rag rug uncut; etc.; Toys & Related Items including early cow pull toy; early Steiff straw filled dog on iron wheels; 3 toy iron cannons; Cast Iron Banks including policeman cast iron bank; Statute of Liberty bank; African-American head cast iron bank; Thrifty the Wise Pig cast iron bank; Doorstops including cast iron English bulldog door stop bank; large rabbit cast iron doorstop bank; parrot in ring doorstop; ship doorstop; etc.; Large Christmas Related Collection including many ornaments including Santa’s barrels; snowmen; birds; cars; houses; googles etc.; several glass candle lanterns; old German trees; houses; paper mache items; wooden sheep; etc.; reversible wooden gambling wheel; horse trainer shaving mug; 2 butcher shaving mugs; early hand cranked vegetable chopping machine; oak wall telephone; oak machinist’s chest; stereoview & cards; wooden ship’s wheel; 2 brass ship’s clocks; unusual oil can; etc.
CIVIL WAR, MILITARY & RELATED ITEMS: Civil War sword stamped “Horstmann & Sons, Philadelphia; U.S. Springfield half stock rifle w/bayonet; French 1871 sword bayonet; child’s red military uniform; West Point uniform; McClellan leather riding saddle; etc.
PAINTINGS & ARTWORK: Fine Clinton Loveridge (New York) 16” x 24” oil painting on canvas of cattle in stream in original ornate gold frame; Orrin Draver (Indiana) 24” x 36” o.o.c. of fall landscape; William Eyden, Jr. (Indiana) 16” x 20” o.o.b. of landscape with stream; William McKendree Snyder (Indiana) 34” x 30” Indian painting on leather signed on back; fine o.o.c. painting of young boy sitting by edge of stream, monogramed “L.E. & dated 1874”; Anneliese D. Wahrenburg (Walton, KY) 24” x 36” o.o.c. of geese in flight; 11” x 15” oil painting of cow; 30” x 18” o.o.c. painting of young boy in bib overalls; 19” x 24” oil painting of a mill scene; 18” x 28” folk art o.o.c. painting of cattle; unusual oil painting of young girl; several small oil paintings; etc.
HORSE RELATED ITEMS & SADDLES: Rare Kentucky Derby 1927 country store display w/2-handpainted horse on each side signed “H.E. Reilly”; original A.B. Holbert horse importer, Iowa colored lithograph; German Hanovarian & Oldenburg horse certificate; G.B. Fish, New York, “Axtell” horse lithograph; 21” X 28” early oil on canvas of horse in stable; etc.; Horse Riding Saddles including “Circle Y” Rebel brand leather horse riding saddle; marked “Bucky II” riding horse saddle; several other leather riding saddles; etc.
ADVERTISING & COUNTRY STORE ITEMS: Porcelain Icy Flo motor oil double sided lollipop sign on stand; fine 6-dwr. oak spool cabinet w/original glass; 4-dwr. cherry spool cabinet; 6-dwr. oak spool cabinet; large country store nickel plated showcase; small country store nickel plated showcase; unusual 3-rack of Lance glass jars; postage stamp machine; 7-Up & Teem standup signs; unusual wooden giant Tobacco Co., Louisville, Kentucky tobacco box; Good Shore chewing tobacco tin; Winston cigarette thermometer; neon Budweiser sign; etc.
GLASSWARE, BRONZE, MUSIC BOX, VICTORIAN & MISC. ITEMS: Fine 10-tune Swiss cylinder music box in Rosewood inlaid case; fine antique 9 ½” x 13” bronze Bull sculpture; 8-panel slag glass table lamp; pr. of Victorian pink prism lustres; unusual Victorian inkwell w/thermometer; Art Noveau brass mirror w/lady; Victorian wooden cased decanter set; brass & marble Grondahl set; fine silverplate warmer w/rams heads; other unusual silverplate items; Alexandrite art glass basket w/thorn handle; decorated Wavecrest creamer & sugar; several pieces of cut glass; elegant glassware center bowl & candlesticks w/rams heads; pickle castors; several pieces of cranberry glass; cranberry miniature lamp; etc.
CLOCKS: Oak hanging wall clock; oak kitchen clock; fancy Ansonia clock; New Haven “Mendon” fancy oak mantle clock; Seth Thomas black mantle clock; Ansonia iron mantle clock; German chime clock; etc.
AUCTIONEER’S NOTE: This will be a large antique auction with quality antique items from a fine collection and estates.
TERMS & CONDITIONS: Cash, check, Visa & MasterCard w/proper ID. 10% Buyers Premium. 3% convenience fee for credit card.
FORSYTHES' AUCTIONS, LLC
DAVE FORSYTHE, AUCTIONEER
FRANK FORSYTHE, AUCTIONEER
937-377-3700 OR 513-791-2323
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