FORSYTHES’ LARGE PUBLIC ANTIQUE AUCTION
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 30, 9:30 A.M.
Located at the Shelby County Fairgrounds on U.S. 60 at the west edge of Shelbyville , KY.
OVER 75 PIECES OF ANTIQUE FURNITURE - QUILTS - DOLLS- STONEWARE
ANTIQUE FURNITURE: CHERRY: rare 4-drawer miniature chest with dovetailed case - 20” high, 15 ½” wide and 10” deep; another miniature chest w/white pulls and nice cut out base; early solid end cherry butler’s desk w/2 dr. top; cherry 12 pane stepback cupboard; turned leg worktable w/2 drawers; Hepplewhite slant-front desk; blanket chest w/curly maple posts; one drawer stand; 2 drawer stand; 5-drawer chest w/split top drawers & turned feet; 4 drawer chest w/½ columns & turned feet; Victorian captain’s desk; 2 pc. Plantation desk w/2 doors, 2 drawers, & lift-top on tall turned feet. WALNUT : 3 pc. Victorian bedroom suite w/dresser that has white marble, high back bed & washstand w/white marble & splash back; fine cupboard w/bookcase top & base w/ 2 drawers & 2 doors; great early wardrobe w/2 solid doors & 2 drawers, unique in that it breaks down in 4 parts; Victorian cradle w/eagles on each end & unusual working mechanism; washstand w/rose marble & splash back; Victorian kneehole desk w/teardrop pulls; unusual white marble top barber’s cabinet; 8’ high back bed in fine condition; 2 dr. and 2 drawer bookcase w/gallery; great marble top sideboard w/mirror, base has 2 drawers & 2 doors in good original condition; what-not shelves. OAK: 48” S roll top desk w/8 drawers & good interior; superb large dry sink kitchen cabinet w/3dr. & 3 drawer top, base has 2 doors & pull-out leg & breadboard & pull-down flour bin on right; lift seat hall tree w/mirror & original hooks; sideboard w/mirror & carved top & base w/2 drawers & 2 doors w/carving; washstand w/towel bar; large knockdown wardrobe w/2 doors & 2 drawers; 4-stack barrister bookcase; large 2-dr. bookcase w/backboard w/animal heads; pool ball rack; child’s rocker w/horse on back; 2-pc. kitchen cabinet; traveling dental cabinet w/oak drawers; lamp table w/turned legs; small oak ice box; small open bookcase; square table w/6 chairs; countertop showcase; 4-drawer file box. OTHER FINE FURNITURE: 4 birdcage Windsor chairs (2 arm); large high back dry sink; mahogany drop front desk w/mirror & dolphin heads; 15 drawer pine apothecary chest; Old Hickory oval table & stand; Mahogany 4-stack bookcase; primitive work table & stand; dough box on legs; 2 fireside benches; pine pie safe w/8 tins in doors & nice cut out; decorated wood box; unusual 2 drawer stand w/4 fake drawers. EARLY STONEWARE: Maysville, KY McCarthy jug w/blue stripes; quart Louisville, KY McCarthy w/stripes; 3 gal. crock w/blue decoration; 3 gal. crock w/handles & blue decoration; 2 gal. Boyers Knotts Palatine W. Virg. w/blue decoration; Donaghho crock, Parkersburg, W. V.; other stoneware including blue & white crock, yellow ware crock & many others of various sizes & shapes; Rockingham pitcher & 6 tumblers; water cooler marked Riv. QUILTS AND COVERLETS: Over 35 quilts and coverlets including early handmade blue & white; handmade double wedding ring; handmade appliqués; Nice 4-color coverlet by Anna Wilhelmine Hoch, 1842; buggy robe with hunting scene & glass eyes on dog and deer. CLOCKS: Over 12 clocks of various types including Vienna hanging, regulator, mantle, gingerbread, marble case, iron case, etc. SPOOL CABINETS: 10 drawer Richardson oak cabinet; 4 drawer cherry; 3 drawer walnut; 3 drawer needle. DOLLS: 33” Simon Halbig 1079 bisque head w/pierced ears; 20” M. B. Japan bisque head; 23” Floradora bisque head doll; 11 ½” A M character-Germany; 14” M Y Nippon bisque head; 17” Gerling bisque head baby; 2- 17” K & K bisque head; 14” G. B. & Co. bisque head; 19” M. B. Japan bisque head; 11“ bear w/celluloid head. TOYS AND MARBLES: Ham and Sam windup; Strauss wind up mule, clown on unicycle, Steiff Lady Bug on wheels; paper mache rabbit, box of marbles, large 2 ½” swirl marble; early Mickey Mouse pull toy; Buddy L steel truck. LAMPS: Reverse painted; slag glass; Gone with the Wind decorated w/flowers; ruby Victorian hanging lamp; night light w/Native American riding horse; adjustable piano lamp; pair Bohemian lamps; oil lamps. GLASS AND CHINA: Cosmos pitcher and 6 tumblers; Carnival glass comport; Spanish Lace cruet, Hawkes cut glass cruet; auto vases; chocolate glass pitcher; Art glass vase; 2 Tiffin glass vases; early glass compote; blow out china bowl; Rookwood ashtray w/fox; Fostoria glass pieces; pressed glass; 6” Nippon vase’; china bread plate; blue atomizer; flow blue platter. VARIOUS EARLY ITEMS: Fireplace wire toaster; 8 drawer hanging spice cabinet; early painting of sailing ship; early painting of Greek scene; old fire mark w/fire engine; spice set w/6 tins; walnut inlaid box w/desk; sterling silver; pewter; coin silver; nutmeg graters; wooden items including large bowl, paddles; inlaid sewing box; hickory baskets including 2 small (4” & 5 ½”); wood parrot on perch; wooden owl inkwell; wooden plaque with carved eagle; fine early field desk; large hair wreath; framed chenille work; mah. Dresser top shaving mirror. MISC. ITEMS: child’s cast iron stove; large litho of Grant meeting Lee; vintage clothing; Boy Scout items incl. badges, belts, books, manuals, etc.; one cent gum or nut machines; old padlocks; DeLaval tin cow and calf; Victorian lady tip tray; various postcards & postcard albums; various old picture albums; 1939 Reds scorebook; 1976 Reds Scorebook and other Reds items; baseball glove; Burger Beer sign; Rollex camera; graniteware; wood comb holder; child’s sewing machine; glass butter churn; wood shaft golf clubs, plus much, much more.
AUCTIONEER’S NOTE: Once again we have been able to come up with a large and unique auction by combining 2 homes with outbuildings. We will begin with 2 auction rings. At 10:30 we start on quilts and dolls and at 11:30 we will start on furniture.
TERMS & CONDITIONS: Cash, Check, Visa & MasterCard w/proper ID. 13% Buyer’s Premium, 3% discount for cash or checks.