Auctions Schedule Detail

Winter Americana Auction

Day Three
Saturday, February 27, 2021 at 9:30 am ET

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Featuring material from the estate collection of Alan R. Shirkey, Harrisonburg, VA; the collection of Dan Wagoner, Romney, WV and New York, NY; the estate collection of Mary Poole, Waynesboro, VA; the collection of the late Hugh Wornom, Posuoson, VA, to benefit Preservation Virginia; a Pennsylvania private collection; the collection of Edwina and the late Bernard Bishop, Williamsburg, VA; plus more. The day’s offerings will consist of Shenandoah Valley and other American folk pottery; country furniture & accessories, including boxes and baskets; other furniture, including stacked bookcases and Victorian; folk and Outsider art; fishing collectibles; Civil War & other historical material: antiquarian books; plus more. We are accepting consignments to this auction until January 15. Watch for additional details and preview photos. 

Public Previews

February 24th, 10:00 am to 6:00 pm, and February 25th – 27th, 8:00 am until the end of the auction.

Catalogue

The full, detailed catalogue will be posted around February 12th.

Winter Americana Auction

Day Two
Friday, February 26, 2021 at 9:30 am ET

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Featuring material from the estate collection of Alan R. Shirkey, Harrisonburg, VA; the estate collection of Mary Poole, Waynesboro, VA; a Pennsylvania private collection; the collection of Edwina and the late Bernard Bishop, Williamsburg, VA; property from the Hammond, Revercomb, and Deyerle Families, Covington, VA; plus more. The day’s offerings will consist of rare advertising and country store material, including signs; railroad collectibles and early transportation photographs; antique and vintage toys; a large collection of antique and vintage sports cards; holiday collectibles, including several rare Belsnickel / Santa candy containers; a wide selection of ephemera and manuscript material, including a collection of post cards and Shenandoah Valley paper of all types; collections of bleeders, pie crimpers, and nutmeg graters; library of Shenandoah Valley history volumes; large selection of bottles, including fruit jars and Shenandoah Valley examples; plus more. We are accepting consignments to this auction until January 15. Watch for additional details and preview photos. 

Public Previews

February 24th, 10:00 am to 6:00 pm, and February 25th – 26th, 8:00 am until end of auction.

Catalogue

The full, detailed catalogue will be posted around February 12.

Winter Americana Auction

Day One
Thursday, February 25, 2021 at 9:30 am ET

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Featuring part two of the James Dunn Collection, Springfield, VT; material from the private collection of the late Alvina Breckel, Oley, PA and Winnetka, IL; the estate collection of Mary Poole, Waynesboro, VA; the John & late Evelyn Teague collection, Bloomingdale, IN; property deaccessioned by the Valentine Museum, Richmond, VA to benefit collections care, preservation, and future acquisitions; property deaccessioned by the Strong National Museum of Play, Rochester, NY, to benefit the Collections Funds; plus more. The day’s offerings will consist of a wide range of ceramics, including rare R. S. Prussia and a large selection of Staffordshire figures and transferware; jewelry, including Bakelite examples; antique and vintage costumes; art pottery; silver; textiles, including quilts, samplers, sewing articles, and other needlework; plus more. We are accepting consignments to this auction until January 15. Watch for additional details and preview photos.

Public Previews

February 24th, 10:00 am to 6:00 pm, and February 25th, 8:00 am until the end of the auction.

Catalogue

The full, detailed catalogue will be posted around February 12th.

Winter 19th & 20th c. Glass and Lighting Auction

Day Two
Saturday, January 23, 2021 at 9:30 am ET

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Featuring the collection of the late Charles and Jane Knox, Copake, NY; the final installment of the Thomas Bredehoft collection, Saint Louisville, OH; plus others. Comprising Victorian glass of all types including collections of sugar shakers, opalescent water pitchers, tumblers, syrups, pickle casters,barber bottles, epergnes, bride’s baskets, &c.; collection of Leaf Umbrella; collection of blown glass canes and rolling pins; plus more.

Public Previews

January 20 & 21, 10:00 am to 6:00 pm, and January 22 & 23, 8:00 am until.

Catalogue

The full, detailed catalogue will be available at jeffreysevans.com around January 8.

Winter 19th & 20th c. Glass and Lighting Auction

Day One
Friday, January 22, 2021 at 9:30 am ET

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Kerosene lighting of all types including a New York state private collection of Aladdin lamps; early kerosene period lamps including several Atterbury Swans; opalescent finger and stand lamps; miniature lamps; Fostoria and other Victorian parlor lamps; etc. Other glass including rare Findlay Floradine and Onyx; collections of salt shakers and toothpick holders; collection of H. C. Fry glass; selection of good cut glass; elegant including rare Heisey and Fostoria; carnival glass; EAPG; plus more.

Public Previews

January 20 & 21, 10:00 am to 6:00 pm, and January 22 & 23, 8:00 am until.

Catalogue

The full, detailed catalogue will be available at jeffreysevans.com around January 8.

39th Semi-Annual Premier Americana Auction Featuring Virginia and the South

Day Two
Saturday, November 14, 2020 at 9:30 am ET

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Featured material from the collection of Dan Wagoner, Romney, WV; the Maury Lloyd Hanson, Jr. Revocable Trust for the Nature Conservancy, to be used solely for acquisition of land in the Piedmont and Shenandoah Valley areas of Virginia; the Hunter and Shirley Gaunt estate, Winchester, VA; the Mary Francis Poole estate, Waynesboro, VA; the collection of John & late Evelyn Teague, Bloomingdale, IN; the collection of Curtis Sampson, Weems, VA; the private collection of Maggie and Gordon Barlow, Augusta Co., VA; historical property from the Hammond, Revercomb, and Deyerle Families, Covington, VA; the collection of James Dunn, Springfield, VT; the collection of the late James C. Leonard, Jamestown, NC; select items from an important Virginia private collection; plus others. Featuring our usual fine selection of rare Virginia & other Southern material; 18th & 19th century formal and country furniture; American fine & decorative arts; antique firearms and accessories including over 20 long rifles; Civil War and other historical material; 19th century coin silver; Shenandoah Valley and other folk art; textiles including samplers and quilts; &c..

39th Semi-Annual Premier Americana Auction Featuring Virginia and the South

Day One
Friday, November 13, 2020 at 9:30 am ET

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Showcased part one of the ceramics collection of James Dunn, Springfield, VT; and the early iron collection of the late James C. Leonard, Jamestown, NC. Over 100 lots of folk pottery including rare Shenandoah Valley examples; good painted and other baskets; large collection of 18th & 19th century Staffordshire ceramics including rare figures of all types; pearlware; Prattware; creamware; immense selection of transferware in all colors and forms featuring historical, romantic, and floral patterns; children’s toys; gaudy wares; Delft wares; reference library; &c. Large collection of 18th & 19th century ironware including all types of hearth and domestic articles; early lighting; door hinges, locks, handles, and latches; furniture hardware; &c.

Annual Fall Auction of 18th & 19th c. Glass & Lighting

Thursday, November 12, 2020 at 9:30 am ET

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Featured the collection of the late Donna Almon, Indianapolis, IN; the Bill Sheriff estate collection, Silver Spring, MD; selections from the collection of Robert Sears and the late Harold Tithers III, Somers, CT; private collections from New York City, Maryland, and Ohio; plus others. Comprising free-blown, pattern-molded, and pillar-molded wares; bottles and flasks; fine collection of colored pressed flint glass including many rare vases and candlesticks; outstanding whale oil and fluid lamps; early kerosene lighting including cut overlays; large selection of pressed lacy including rare hollowware, salts, and cup plates; 18th century European drinking vessels; Bohemian glass including goblets with American scenes; cut overlay including cologne bottles; plus more.

Fall Fine & Decorative Arts Auction

Day Two
Saturday, October 17, 2020 at 9:30 am ET

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Included material from the Hunter and Shirley Gaunt estate, Winchester, VA; part two of the Carl O. Helvie Estate, Hampton, VA to benefit the Carl O. Helvie Holistic Cancer Foundation; jewelry from the private collection of the late Alvina Breckel of Oley, PA and Winnetka, IL; material from the estate collection of Mary Poole, Waynesboro, VA; a Virginia estate collection; plus others. Featuring British and Continental furniture and accessories; paintings, prints, and statuary; Asian material of all types; fine  jewelry including a large selection of Tiffany; fine American art pottery; &c. 

Fall Fine & Decorative Arts Auction

Day One
Friday, October 16, 2020 at 9:30 am ET

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Included material from the collection of Ray and Sylvia McAuliffe, Loveland, OH; part one of the Bill Sheriff estate collection, Silver Spring, MD; part three of the Thomas Bredehoft collection, Saint Louisville, OH; selections from the Robert and Patricia Ruff collection, Reno, NV; material from the Hunter and Shirley Gaunt estate, Winchester, VA; a Woodstock, GA private collection; property from a Toronto, Canada private collection; plus others.

Featured a wide selection of American and European art glass; over 100 miniature and fairy lamps; fine collection of scent bottles; antique and modern paperweights; studio glass; Italian glass; fine silver including Kirk Repousse and Japanese Export; 18th & 19th century ceramics including KPM plaques; &c.

Twenty-Sixth Annual Fall Auction of EAPG & other 19th c. Glass & Lighting

Saturday, September 26, 2020 at 9:30 am ET

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Featured the collection of Charles F. Phelps, Spring, TX; the collection of the late Haileta Willing, Gig Harbor, WA; part two of the Jim and Sandra Hirzel collection, Reynoldsburg, OH; the John & late Evelyn Teague collection, Bloomingdale, IN; part two of the collection of the late Alexander Hierholzer (Holt) and Harry Saunders, Philadelphia, PA; material from the Thomas Bredehoft collection, Saint Louisville, OH; part two of the toothpick holder collection of Betty Edwards, Hopewell, VA; plus others. 

NOTE – An uncatalogued session was held on Thursday, September 24, 2020 at 10:00 am and featured 1000s of pieces of EAPG sold by table and box lots. 

Note: This auction was held in conjunction with a special meeting of the Early American Pattern Glass Society (EAPGS). 

Twenty-Sixth Annual Fall Auction of EAPG & other 19th c. Glass & Lighting

Friday, September 25, 2020 at 9:30 am ET

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Featured the goblet collection of Joseph Greene, Glastonbury, CT comprising more than 3,000 flint and non-flint EAPG goblets of all types, many examples being unlisted. Watch for additional details and preview photos. 

NOTE – An uncatalogued session was held on Thursday, September 24, 2020 at 10:00 am and featured 1000s of pieces of EAPG sold by table and box lots. 

Note: This auction was held in conjunction with a special meeting of the Early American Pattern Glass Society (EAPGS). 

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Twenty-Sixth Annual Fall Auction of EAPG & other 19th c. Glass & Lighting

Thursday, September 24, 2020 at 10:00 am ET

An uncatalogued session was held and featured thousands of pieces of EAPG sold by table and box lots.

Summer Americana Auction

Day Three
Saturday, August 29, 2020 at 9:30 am ET

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Featured property from the estate of Ann Vail, Waynesboro, VA; the Hunter and Shirley Gaunt estate, Winchester, VA; selections from the private collection of Susan B. Smith, Williamsburg, VA; property deaccessioned by the Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association, Mount Vernon, VA; plus others. Consisting of a wide selection of country furniture and accessories; folk art of all types; Shenandoah Valley and other folk pottery; good quilts and samplers; plus more. .  

Summer Americana Auction

Day Two
Friday, August 28, 2020 at 9:30 am ET

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Featured property from the collections of Audrey and the late “Snootz” Lavin, Mt. Savage, MD, the late Helen Feltner, Winchester, VA, and Fil (John) and Robbie Graff, St. Thomas, PA; the estate of Carl O. Helvie, Hampton, VA, to benefit the Carl. O. Helvie Holistic Cancer Foundation; the private collection of Donna and Wayne Nickum, Clifton, VA; plus others. Consisting of a wide selection of country store and advertising, including Breweriana; toys and dolls; collection of candy containers; large collection of glass and china children’s dishes; plus more. 

Summer Americana Auction

Day One
Thursday, August 27, 2020 at 9:30 am ET

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Featured property from the collection of Theodore and the late Alvina Breckel, Oley, PA and Winnetka, IL; the private collection of Donna and Wayne Nickum, Clifton, VA; property deaccessioned by Washington and Lee University, Lexington, VA to benefit the collection fund; plus others. Consisting of a wide selection of antiquarian books, including many rare first editions; manuscript material; coins including over 30 gold Krugerrands and Maple Leafs; baseball cards; militaria; Historical and Native American material; coins including over 30 gold Krugerrands and Maple Leafs; Native American and other jewelry; coin silver; a collection of figural napkin rings and other Victorian silverplate; Staffordshire transferware and other ceramics; collection of Rockingham ware; plus more. 

Summer 19th & 20th c. Glass Auction

Saturday, August 1, 2020 at 9:30 am ET

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AUCTION POSTPONED FROM JULY 25 to AUGUST 1

Featuring Victorian and other glass of all types including the the Robert and Mary Petrie collection, Sun City Center, FL; material from the collections of Thomas Bredehoft, Saint Louisville, OH, Harold Smalley, Osterville, MA, and Ellen O’Brien, Sarasota, FL; property deaccessioned by the Strong National Museum of Play, Rochester, NY to benefit the Collections Fund; plus others. Collections of tumblers, cruets, and barber bottles; Collection of Dorflinger including Kalana, colored and other cut glass, &c.; Victorian glass of all types including rare Hobbs and Dalzell, Gillmore, & Leighton pieces; Bohemian glass; Steuben and Pairpoint; paperweights; studio glass; plus much more.

NOTE: Thursday, July 30, at 3:00 pm: An uncatalogued session of all types of Aladdin lamp parts and lamps (old and new), hanging lamp parts, along with other kerosene lighting and parts.

Public Previews

July 29-31, 10:00 am to 6:00 pm, and August 1, 8:00 am until end of auction.

Catalogue

The full, detailed catalogue will be posted around July 17.

Summer 19th & 20th c. Glass Auction

Friday, August 1, 2020 at 9:30 am ET

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AUCTION POSTPONED FROM JULY 25 to AUGUST 1

Featured Victorian and other glass of all types including the the Robert and Mary Petrie collection, Sun City Center, FL; material from the collections of Thomas Bredehoft, Saint Louisville, OH, Harold Smalley, Osterville, MA, and Ellen O’Brien, Sarasota, FL; property deaccessioned by the Strong National Museum of Play, Rochester, NY to benefit the Collections Fund; plus others. Collections of tumblers, cruets, and barber bottles; collection of Dorflinger including Kalana, colored and other cut glass, &c.; Victorian glass of all types including rare Hobbs and Dalzell, Gillmore, & Leighton pieces; Bohemian glass; Steuben and Pairpoint; paperweights; studio glass; plus much more. 

Summer 19th & 20th c. Lighting & Glass Auction

Friday, July 31, 2020 at 9:30 am ET

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AUCTION POSTPONED FROM JULY 24 to JULY 31

Featured all types of kerosene lighting including the collection of Leith Cobb, Buford, GA comprising early kerosene, rare opalescent finger and stand lamps, good parts, &c.; part two of the Larry Spradley collection of Aladdin lamps; plus Victorian parlor lamps, miniature lamps, fairy lamps, &c. Followed by Victorian glass including the collections of Betty Edwards, Hopewell, VA, and Charles and Mildred Courtoy, Lakeland, FL. Including 1,000 toothpick holders, salt and sugar shakers, syrup pitchers, and opalescent glass of all types.

NOTE: Thursday, July 30, at 3:00 pm: An uncatalogued session of all types of Aladdin lamp parts and lamps (old and new), hanging lamp parts, along with other kerosene lighting and parts.

38th Semi-Annual Premier Americana Auction Featuring Virginia and the South

Day Two
Saturday, June 27, 2020 at 9:30 am ET

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Featured property from the private collection of Dr. James and Sheri Swinehart, Cincinnati, OH; from the Russell and Doris Evitt estate collection, Jackson, CA; from the private collection of Margie and Gordon Barlow, Augusta Co., VA; from the collection of Lynne and the late Philip Blaker, Austin, TX; from the collection of Theodore and the late Alvina Breckel, Oley, PA and Winnetka, IL; selections from the private collection of Susan B. Smith, Williamsburg, VA; property deaccessioned by the Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association, Mount Vernon, VA; property deaccessioned by the Valentine Museum, Richmond, VA to benefit collections care, preservation, and future acquisitions; the estate of Commander Buryl and Nelwyn Kay, McLean, VA; plus many others. Comprising our usual fine selection of rare Virginia & other Southern material; 18th & 19th century formal and country furniture; American folk, fine, & decorative arts; textiles including samplers and other needlework, outstanding quilts, &c.; Shenandoah Valley and other long rifles; additional 17th-19th century firearms, edge weapons, and accoutrements; 19th century coin silver; early ceramics including the Breckel collection of American historical transfer-printed Staffordshire; contemporary artists including John Heatwole; plus more.

38th Semi-Annual Premier Americana Auction Featuring Virginia and the South

Day One
Friday, June 26, 2020 at 9:30 am ET

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We began with a special single-owner session of a fine upstate New York private collection assembled over the past 50 years including a wide range of American furniture, fraktur, folk and fine art, Shaker items, pottery, textiles, advertising and country store, toys, early ceramics, plus much more. Followed by additional offerings of Shenandoah Valley and other folk pottery, Native American material, baskets, early iron, Bennington pottery, and country accessories of all types.

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POSTPONED Williamsburg Gratis Antiques Appraisal Fair & Downsizing Strategy Consultations

Antiques Appraisal Fair & Downsizing Strategy Consultations
Saturday, May 30, 2020

Join the Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates staff from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm ET, who will be offering free verbal appraisals of antiques and collectibles, and providing strategies for downsizing collections and family treasure troves.  The Stryker Building is at 412 North Boundary Street, Williamsburg, VA 23185.

Appointments are suggested. Please limit appraisals to three items per person. All appraisals given at this event are verbal only. For more information and to make an appointment contact Janice Hannah at 540-434-3939 or consign@jeffreysevans.com

Spring 18th & 19th c. Glass & Lighting Auction Day 2

Day Two
Wednesday, May 20, 2020 at 9:30 am ET

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Featuring part one of the collection of the late Alexander Hierholzer (Holt) and Harry Saunders, Philadelphia, PA: the Duane Sand collection, Eureka Springs, AR; the cup plate collection of the late Dolores J. Bowler, Ayer, MA; the collection of Lynne and the late Philip Blaker, Austin, TX; material from the Thomas Bredehoft collection, Saint Louisville, OH, and the Harold Smalley collection, Osterville, MA property of the Russell and Doris Evitt estate collection, Jackson, CA; material deaccessioned from a private institution to benefit its Conservation and Acquisitions Fund; plus others.

Free-blown and pattern-molded including lily-pad decorated and Midwestern examples; pillar-molded wares including many rare colored examples; fine collection of colored pressed flint glass including many rare vases and candlesticks; whale oil and fluid lamps; early kerosene lighting including cut overlays; lacy including open salts; an extensive collection of over 1,000 cup plates; rare colored flint EAPG; collection of 18th century European drinking vessels including many air- and opaque-twist stem wine glasses; other European glass including cut overlay, Bohemian drinking vessels, &c.; plus more.

Public Previews

To be announced. Remote preview by various teleconferencing platforms will be available by appointment.

Note

Because of the ongoing COVID-19 crisis this auction will likely be held with remote bidding only like our March and April auctions. An official announcement will be made in early May. 

Catalogue

The full, detailed catalogue will be posted around May 8.

Spring 18th & 19th c. Glass & Lighting Auction Day 1

Day One
Tuesday, May 19, 2020 at 1:00 pm ET

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Featured part one of the collection of the late Alexander Hierholzer (Holt) and Harry Saunders, Philadelphia, PA: the Duane Sand collection, Eureka Springs, AR; the cup plate collection of the late Dolores J. Bowler, Ayer, MA; a North Carolina estate collection; plus others.

NOTE: Live and absentee bidding for this session will ONLY be available through our website and Jeffrey S. Evans LIVE.

Featured a fine selection of pressed lacy glass including many rare colored examples; collection of lacy and other pressed open salts; and a collection of over 1,000 cup plates.

Spring Fine & Decorative Arts Auction Day 3 UPDATE

Day Three
Saturday, April 25, 2020 at 9:30 am ET

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Featuring the estate of Carl O. Helvie, Hampton, VA, to benefit the Carl. O. Helvie Holistic Cancer Foundation; selections from the private collection of Susan B. Smith, Williamsburg, VA; property deaccessioned by the Strong National Museum of Play, Rochester, NY to benefit the Collections Funds; property of the Russell and Doris Evitt estate collection, Jackson, CA; property from the private collection of Dr. George A. and Mary Jane Haas, Alexandria, VA; property deaccessioned by the Valentine Museum, Richmond, VA to benefit collections care, preservation, and future acquisitions; the collection of Deon and Phil Jaccard, Bridgewater, VA; from the Robert Hunter collection, Williamsburg, VA; plus others. Highlights include a collection of American art pottery; a fine selection of pocket watches and other time pieces; paintings, prints, and statuary, including a large collection of Old Master style and other religious art; rare music boxes; Asian material of all types, including Chinese and Japanese porcelain; an outstanding selection of fine jewelry; several fine American table lamps, including examples by Handel and Tiffany; selection of furniture from Victorian to Mid-Modern; antique Persian and Caucasian carpets; plus more.

Watch for additional details and preview photos.

Public Previews

April 13-24, by appointment only. Remote preview by various teleconferencing platforms also available by appointment.

Catalogue

The full, detailed catalogue will be posted around April 10.

IMPORTANT NOTE:

Our April Fine & Decorative Arts Auction will take place as scheduled with the following adjustments:

  • The auction dates have been extended to April 23-25, 2020. Click on any of the thumbnails above for specific information regarding each day’s offerings.
  • The JSE & Associates Gallery will be open to the public by appointment only.
  • Preview for our April 23-25, 2020 Auction will be extended and held by appointment only with flexible hours Monday, April 13th through Friday, April 24th. No preview will be available on Saturday, April 25th. Please call or email as soon as possible so that we can get you on the preview appointment schedule. (540) 434-3939 or admin@jeffreysevans.com.
  • Remote preview through various teleconferencing platforms will also be available by appointment.
  • All bidding for the April 23-25, 2020 Auction will take place through absentee, phone, or live internet bidding on JSEA Live, LiveAuctioneers, or Invaluable. There will be no in-house bidding available for this auction.
  • As a special consideration for our bidders in the April 23-25, 2020 Auction, we are offering three incentives to bid remotely: First, we will absorb the extra 2% charge on our JSEA Live bidding platform, dropping the buyer’s premium to 19.5% for credit card payment, discounted to 17% for cash or check payment, the same rate paid by in-house bidders in the past. Second, we will reduce the $250 minimum phone bid requirement to $100 for calls within the USA and from the $500 minimum down to $250 for international calls and open additional phone lines to accommodate increased demand. Third, we will offer free warehousing for April 23-25, 2020 Auction purchases for up to four months after the sale should the buyer wish to schedule a pick-up for a later date.
  • Pickups of items from the April 23-25, 2020 Auction will be by appointment only, including, but not limited to, the days of the sale.

We at Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates value the health and safety of our customers, staff, and community above all other concerns. To this effect we are following all state and federal government orders and mandates as to social distancing and limiting the number of visitors to our gallery at any one time. We apologize for any temporary inconvenience these changes may cause, but rest assured that we continue to catalogue with the same industry-leading high standards, we continue to attract high-quality consignments from around the world, and we look forward to continuing in our role as a leader in the auction industry.

As always, we appreciate your business and sincerely wish you and your loved ones good health.

Spring Fine & Decorative Arts Auction Day 2 UPDATE

Day 2
Friday, April 24, 2020 at 9:30 am ET

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Featured part two of the miniature lamp collection of Yvonne and the late Pete Lynch, Lincoln, DE; part two of the fairy lamp collection of Connie Scott, Bristol, CT; the estate of Carl O. Helvie, Hampton, VA, to benefit the Carl. O. Helvie Holistic Cancer Foundation; property deaccessioned by the Strong National Museum of Play, Rochester, NY to benefit the Collections Funds; plus others. Highlights include over 300 miniature lamps of all types; more than 150 fairy lamps, both table and hanging examples; 40 plus lithophane-shade lamps; figural nursery lamps and tea warmers; a good selection of American, English, and European porcelain, including examples by makers such as Meissen, Sevres, and Royal Crown Derby; other ceramics including Buffalo Pottery Deldare; plus more.

Spring Fine & Decorative Arts Auction Day 1 UPDATE

Day One
Thursday, April 23, 2020 at 9:30 am ET

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Featured the collection of the late Ellen D. Teller, Ann Arbor, MI; material from the Thomas Bredehoft collection, Saint Louisville, OH; the Harold Smalley collection, Osterville, MA; and the Ellen O’Brien collection, Sarasota, FL; the estate of Commander Buryl and Nelwyn Kay, McLean, VA; private collections form Florida and New Jersey; plus others. Highlights include a collection of over 150 modern and antique paperweights; a fine collection of art glass cologne bottles and atomizers; European art glass, including examples by Galle, Daum, Moser and other Bohemian; collection of Dorflinger, including 50 Honesdale cameo vases, cut glass, Kalana, &c.; American art glass including Tiffany, Durand, Quezel, & Steuben; fine silver overlay glass; studio glass; a large selection of American, European, and Russian silver, including examples by Tiffany, Gorham, David Andersen, Georg Jensen, and Faberge; plus more.

19th & 20th c. Lighting Auction UPDATE

Saturday, March 28, 2020 at 9:30 am ET

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In order to comply with Virginia Governor Ralph Northam’s Executive Order #53 of March 23, 2020 limiting all non-essential businesses to a maximum of ten patrons at any one time, JSE & Associates will make the following adjustments effective immediately:

  • The JSE & Associates Gallery will be open to the public by appointment only.
  • Preview for our March 28, 2020 Auction will be held by appointment only with flexible, extended hours Wednesday, March 25th through Friday, March 27th. Please call or email as soon as possible so that we can get you on the preview schedule. (540) 434-3939 or admin@jeffreysevans.com
  • All bidding for the March 28, 2020 Auction will take place through absentee, phone, or live internet bidding on JSEA Live, LiveAuctioneers, or Invaluable. There will be no in-house bidding available for the March 28, 2020 Auction.
  • The uncatalogued session scheduled for Friday, March 27, 2020 has been postponed and will now take place July 23, 2020 in conjunction with our Summer Glass & Lighting Auction.
  • As a special consideration for our bidders in the March 28, 2020 Auction we are offering three incentives to bid remotely: First, we will absorb the extra 2% charge on our JSEA Live bidding platform, dropping the buyer’s premium to 17% for cash or check payment or 19.5% for credit card payment, the same rates in-house bidders pay. Second, we will reduce the $250 minimum phone bid requirement to $100 and open additional phone lines to accommodate increased demand. Third, we will offer free warehousing for March 28, 2020 Auction purchases for up to four months after the sale should the buyer wish to schedule a pick-up for a later date.
  • Pickups of items from the March 28, 2020 Auction will be by appointment only, including, but not limited to, the day of the sale. If you are traveling to the gallery, please know that you will still be able to preview in person March 25th through March 27th (provided you schedule an appointment to do so) and you will still be able to pick up your purchases on the day of the sale (by appointment and provided that all payments have been processed).

We at Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates value the health and safety of our customers and our community above all other concerns and feel the best policy at present is to restrict the number of visitors in our gallery at any one time. We apologize for any temporary inconvenience these changes may cause, but rest assured that we continue to catalogue with same industry-leading high standards, we continue to attract high-quality consignments from around the world, and we look forward to continuing in our role as a leader in the auction industry.

As always, we appreciate your business and sincerely wish you and your loved ones good health.

Featured the Aladdin collection of Larry Spradley, Beaumont, TX; the Aladdin shop/workshop of Fil (John) Graff, St. Thomas, PA; the Victorian lighting collection of Peter Mack, Bristol, CT; part two of the Joe Cesarini estate collection, Ridgely, MD; choice selections from a Pennsylvania private collection; plus others.

The selection of Aladdin lighting was extensive and numbers over 300 lamps of all types including many extremely rare glass stand lamps, chandeliers, other hanging lamps, wall lamps, floor lamps, student lamps, prototype fonts, electric lamps, parts and accessories, etc.; outstanding GWTW, parlor, and banquet lamps; rare student lamps; a wide selection of other kerosene lighting including seven marriage lamps, seven Swan-base stand lamps, four Log Cabin finger lamps, many other rare Atterbury lamps, opalescent stand and finger lamps, etc.; rare hanging store lamps including four in original shipping crate; multi-font angle lamps; other good metal lamps and heaters; good parts of all types; plus more. 

Note: Thursday’s uncatalogued session is postponed until July 23, 2020. An uncatalogued session of all types of Aladdin lamp parts and lamps, (old and new) hanging lamp parts, along with other kerosene lighting.

Winter Americana Auction

Day Two
Saturday, February 29, 2020 at 9:30 am ET

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Featured the Russell and Doris Evitt estate collection, Jackson, CA; property deaccessioned by the Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association, Mount Vernon, VA, the Valentine Museum, Richmond, VA, and the Strong National Museum of Play, Rochester, NY, each to benefit the Collections Funds; the John & late Evelyn Teague Collection, Bloomingdale, IN; the collection of Fil (John) and Robbie Graff, St. Thomas, PA; property from the estate of Commander Buryl and Nelwyn Kay, McLean, VA; items from the collection of Robert “Rob” Hunter, Williamsburg, VA; plus others.

Country furniture & accessories; folk and outsider art; rare advertising and country store material; Breweriana; political Americana; Native American; Civil War & other militaria: dolls & toys; Staffordshire transferware and other ceramics; lot of silver; art pottery; plus more.

Winter Americana Auction

Day One
Friday, February 28, 2020 at 9:30 am ET

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Featured the bottle and flask collection of the late Russell and Doris Evitt, Jackson, CA including rare historical flasks, good California and other bitters and whiskies, Willington and other pickles, pitkins and globes, snuffs, figurals, &c.; plus the sarsaparilla collection of the late Charles Timothy “Tim” Moore, Troy, NC.

Winter 19th & 20th c. Glass and Lighting Auction

Saturday, January 25, 2020 at 9:30 am ET

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Featured the Scott W. Roland estate (Glimmerglass Antiques), Schenevus, NY; the final installment of the William A. Litle estate collection, Garden Grove, CA; plus others. Featuring Victorian glass of all types including sugar and salt shakers, tumblers, syrups, cruets, pickle casters, water pitchers, toothpick holders, &c.; selection of art glass; lot of opalescent glass; large collection of Sandwich & Smith Bros. decorated opal and related vases, many in quadruple-plate stands; Sandwich threaded glass; EAPG including Three Face, US Coin, Lion, Findlay Floradine and Onyx, ruby stained, slag, Vaseline, &c.; cut glass; carnival glass; elegant including collection of Duncan swans; collection of Italian millefiori; plus more.

Special Holiday Auction

Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 9:30 am ET

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Three collections of toy trains featuring the William C. Brinker estate collection, New Brunswick, NJ including a large selection of pre-war Lionel and Ives standard gauge, Lionel and other post-war and modern era, many good accessories, etc; the Frances Spillman collection of children’s glass and china toy dishes, doll/toy furniture, and other toys; a collection of toy sewing machines; large collection of Beatrice Potter items including figures and books; holiday decorations; plus more.

37th Semi-Annual Americana & Fine Antiques Auction. Featuring Virginia and the South

Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 9:30 am ET

Day Two

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Featured the American needlework collection of Helen Sutton, Dallas, TX; a Pennsylvania private collection; the John & late Evelyn Teague Collection, Bloomingdale, IN; property from the estate of Commander Buryl and Nelwyn Kay, McLean, VA; a New Hampshire private collection; property from the estate collection of Dan and Doris Chrisman, Roanoke, VA; the private collection of Jean and Robert Vogel, Reston, VA; material deaccessioned by the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation with proceeds to benefit the Collections and Acquisitions Funds; material from the Fritz and Loretta Orebaugh estate, New Market, VA; selections from the private collection of Edwina and the late Bernard Bishop, Williamsburg, VA; the private collection of J. Richard and Edith J. “Ditha” Grove, Mars Hall Farm, Gordonsville, VA; items from the collection of Robert “Rob” Hunter, Williamsburg, VA; &c. Our usual fine selection of rare Virginia & other Southern material, including an exceptional fine Stirewalt family (New Market, VA) paint-decorated yellow pine box with Pence family provenance; 18th & 19th century formal and country furniture; American fine & decorative arts; Shenandoah Valley and other folk pottery; collection of German Bartmann/Bellarmine jugs and Westerwald stoneware; 18th & 19th century American, English, and Continental coin/sterling silver, including examples by Paul Revere and Myer Myers; Shenandoah Valley and other folk art; fine American textiles including samplers, mourning pictures, Baltimore album and other quilts, 18th & 19th century ceramics including spatterware, Gaudy Dutch, fine Delft, mocha, Bennington flint enamel, etc.; Native American material, including rugs and baskets; Shenandoah Valley historical documents including William F. Rupp, New Market fresco painter archives, and Charles Spitzer, New Market gunsmith account book and other archival material; &c.

37th Semi-Annual Americana & Fine Antiques Auction. Featuring Virginia and the South

37th Semi-Annual Americana & Fine Antiques Auction. Featuring Virginia and the South

Friday, November 15, 2019 at 9:30 am ET

Day One

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Featured 18th & 19th century glass, lighting, and ceramics including an important Bakewell, Page & Bakewell cut glass mantle ornament with George Washington sulphide bust, circa 1825, one of only two recorded cut examples, a newly discovered and unrecorded specimen; a cut glass presentation compote with finely engraved steam train, circa 1860, probably C. Dorflinger; rare cut overlay five-piece garniture set with 1848 New Jersey wedding provenance; the Don Kelly collection of blown three-mold including rare colored pieces; the inkwell collection of the late Honorable Dennis F. Harrigan, Superior Court Judge, Greenwich, CT; the John & late Evelyn Teague Collection,  Bloomingdale, IN including rare lacy glass,  outstanding early lighting devices, colored candlesticks and vases, collection of open salts of all types, cup plates, free-blown and pattern-molded, early cut, flint EAPG; an outstanding collection of Staffordshire transferware including many rare American historical and views; a fine collection of 18th & 19th century English ceramics including creamware, prattware, figures, Sunderland jugs, &c.; plus more.

Fall Antiques, Fine & Decorative Arts Auction

Saturday, October 19, 2019 at 9:30 am ET

Day Two

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Featured property from the estate of Commander Buryl and Nelwyn Kay, McLean, VA; property from the estate collection of Dan and Doris Chrisman, Roanoke, VA; property from the private collection of Dr. George A. and Mary Jane Haas, Alexandria, VA; material from the Fritz and Loretta Orebaugh estate, New Market, VA; property deaccessioned by the Valentine Museum, Richmond, VA to benefit collections care, preservation, and future acquisitions; material from the collection of the late Honorable Dennis F. Harrigan, Superior Court Judge, Greenwich, CT; selections from the Joe Cesarini estate collection, Ridgely, MD; the John & late Evelyn Teague Collection, Bloomingdale, IN; the private collection of J. Richard and Edith J. “Ditha” Grove, Mars Hall Farm, Gordonsville, VA; plus others. British and Continental furniture and accessories; paintings, prints, and statuary; Asian material of all types; fine collection of music boxes and rare phonographs; American and European art glass; studio glass; fine cut glass including Russian cut punch bowl engraved with a depiction of the centerboard schooner Montauk, Dorflinger pieces, and a signed Hawkes umbrella stand; fine silver and jewelry; collection of pocket watches; 18th & 19th century ceramics; fine American art pottery; &c.

Fall Antiques, Fine & Decorative Arts Auction

Friday, October 18, 2019 at 9:30 am ET

Day One

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Featured part one of the miniature lighting collection of Yvonne and the late Pete Lynch, Lincoln, DE; part one of the Connie Scott collection, Bristol, CT; the John & late Evelyn Teague Collection,  Bloomingdale, IN; a Florida private collection; and part three of the Marcia C. Shaffer collection, Medford, NJ. Over 350 miniature lamps of all types plus a fine selection of parts (NOTE: A session of uncatalogued box lots of miniature and full-size parts was held at 9am); over 150 fairy lamps and related items including lithophanes; other kerosene lighting; antique and modern paperweights; Bohemian glass including cut overlay; Victorian glass including bride’s baskets, pickle casters, epergnes, &c;plus more. 

Note: We hosted the 2019 Night Light Club Convention in conjunction with this auction.

Twenty-fifth Annual Fall Auction of EAPG & other 19th Century Glass & Lighting

Saturday, September 21, 2019 at 9:30 am ET

Day Three

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Featured the estate of William A. Litle, Garden Grove, CA including outstanding collections of Three Face, Westward Ho, US Coin, Lion, Log Cabin, Klondyke, Jumbo, Classic, Baby Face, rare goblets &c.; part one of the Jim and Sandra Hirzel collection, Reynoldsburg, OH including rare flint EAPG, colored lacy, outstanding Sandwich threaded glass, &c.; collection of Sandwich Star from the Charles Culver collection, Philadelphia; the Vernon Shields collection, York, PA; plus others.  

Note: This auction was held held in conjunction with a special meeting of the Early American Pattern Glass Society (EAPGS). Watch for details.

Twenty-fifth Annual Fall Auction of EAPG & other 19th Century Glass & Lighting

Friday, September 20, 2019 at 1:00 pm ET

Day Two

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Large collection of ruby- and amber-stained EAPG, was sold to benefit the Minnesota Glass Museum, Minneapolis, MN.

Twenty fifth Annual Fall Auction of EAPG & other 19th Century Glass & Lighting

Twenty-fifth Annual Fall Auction of EAPG & other 19th Century Glass & Lighting

Thursday, September 19, 2019 at 10:00 am ET

Day One

An uncatalogued session was held featuring thousands of pieces of EAPG to be sold by table and box lots. 

 SPECIAL EVENT: Regional EAPGS meeting September 18-21. 

Summer Americana & Variety Auction

Saturday 24, 2019 at 9:30 am ET

Day Two

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Featured the Civil War collection of the late John Rodgers, Annandale, VA; material from the Fritz and Loretta Orebaugh estate, New Market, VA; a Page Co., VA estate collection; historic property descended in the Clopper-Hutton family of Montgomery Co., MD; property from the estate collection of Dan and Doris Chrisman, Roanoke, VA; selections from the private collection of Phylis Salak, Fairfax, VA; the estate of Betty W. Harshbarger, Mt. Solon, VA; the estate of Jean and Ivar Johnson, Vienna, VA; material deaccessioned by The Strong National Museum of Play, Rochester, NY; property deaccessioned by the Valentine Museum, Richmond, VA to benefit collections care, preservation and future acquisitions; plus others. Wide selection of country furniture and accessories; including Shenandoah Valley pieces; as-found furniture from the Woodlands including Baltimore fancy chairs; Civil War collection including Colt revolvers, ambrotype of two Confederate soldiers, Union CDV album, other images, belt buckles and plates, lot of buttons, CSA and state currency and bonds, letters and other manuscript material, large library of antiquarian and modern books, atlas to accompany the Official Records, UCV reunion badges/ribbons, many prints, &c.; the George M. Neese archives including his manuscript for the volume “Three Years in the Confederate Horse Artillery”; other militaria and weapons; Native American antiquarian books, points, &c.; country store and advertising including signs, cane and other showcases, coffee mills, store bins, &c.; collection of 30 cylinder and disc table-top and console phonographs, many with horns; stoneware and redware including SW VA; lot of baskets; antique and vintage toys and banks; Stieff and other animals; antique dolls; 1920s doll house and accessories; early doll carriages; samplers and early sewing accoutrements; clocks including Ithaca Fashion; collection of circus and related photographs; lot of local ephemera and manuscript material; 18th/19th c. fireplace equipment; many early box locks and keys plus more. 

Summer Americana & Variety Auction

Friday, August 23, at 1:00 pm ET

Day One

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Featured part one of the lighting collection of Fil (John) and Robbie Graff, St. Thomas, PA; the lantern collection of the late William C. Brinker, New Brunswick, NJ; textiles deaccessioned by the Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association, Mount Vernon, VA; costumes deaccessioned by The Strong National Museum of Play, Rochester, NY; plus others. Over 50 Aladdin lamps including rare floor model with paper shade, ten hanging models with shades, Alacite Dancing Ladies urn lamp, rare glass examples, etc.; student and solar lamps; miniature lamps; finger and stand lamps; whale oil and tin lighting; angle and other hanging lamps; over 30 early railroad and fixed globe lanterns including a number of engraved presentation examples; 40+ marked railroad lanterns; railroad switch lanterns; other lanterns; railroad locks; collection of American coins and currency including 1929 $20 Mt. Jackson, VA National Bank note (only 272 sheets printed), gold pieces, silver dollars, &c.; large selection of antique and vintage costumes; 18th – 20th century textiles including copper-plate printed fabric, white-work bedcovers, quilts, table covers, carpets, &c.; pocket watches; lot of sterling silver; gold and costume jewelry; beaded purses; ceramics including Staffordshire transferware and flow blue; carnival and other glass; plus more.

Summer 19th & 20th Century Glass & Lighting Auction

Saturday, July 27, 2019 at 9:30 am ET

Day Two

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Featured part two of the Marcia C. Shaffer collection, Medford, NJ; the open salt collection of Catharine & Richard Hubbard, Eastville, VA; property deaccessioned by The Strong National Museum of Play in Rochester, New York, to benefit the collections fund; plus others. Victorian glass of all types including opalescent, collection of toothpick holders, Amberina, Phoenix, Hobbs, salt shakers, cased, &c.; European glass including collection of Moser, fancy stemware, Murano, &c.; collection of Studio glass including Charles Lotton, Patricia Davidson, and Kosta Boda; 20th century glass including Fry Foval, Pairpoint, collection of Fenton, Blenko, perfume bottles, &c.; collection of open salts including silver, lacy and other early pressed, later pressed glass, cut glass, ceramic, &c.; EAPG; American brilliant cut glass; plus more. 

Summer 19th & 20th Century Glass & Lighting Auction

Friday, July 26, 2019 at 9:30 am ET

Day One

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Featured the collection of Eileen and the late Herb White, Prescott, AZ; part one of the Joe Cesarini estate collection, Ridgely, MD; selections from the Don Peterson collection, La Grange, IL; the final installment of the Thomas W. Small estate Aladdin collection, Meyersdale, PA; selections from the private collection of J. W. “Bill” Courter, Calvert City, KY; the final installment of the Culver Collection, Tom & Michael Andrews, Berlin, MD; plus others. Comprised a wide array of lighting from the 1820s to 1920s including whale oil and fluid, early kerosene, fine Argands, student and parlor, fine hanging lamps, Victorian opalescent, miniature and junior banquet lamps, piano lamps, Aladdin, lamps and parts, slag-shade and other electric lamps, smoke bells, fine shades, solar and other parts, plus more. 

36th Semi-Annual Americana & Fine Antiques Auction. Featuring Virginia and the South

Saturday, June 22, 2019 at 9:30 am ET

Day Two

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Featured historic property descended in the Clopper-Hutton family of Montgomery Co., Maryland; property descended in the Carter family of Virginia; select items from the private collection of Linda Quynn Ross, Winchester, VA; property from an important Virginia private collection; property from the private collection of Dr. George A. and Mary Jane Haas, Alexandria, VA; property from the private collection of Edwina and the late Bernard Bishop, Williamsburg, VA; selections from the private collection of Phylis Salak, Fairfax, VA; the estate of Betty W. Harshbarger, Mt. Solon, VA, and the estate of Holton Rosenquist, Bradford, IL; part three of the Joan M. Wentz estate collection, Germansville, PA; material deaccessioned by the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation with proceeds to benefit the Collections and Acquisitions Funds; the estate of Jean and Ivar Johnson, Vienna, VA; selections from the James B. Patrick estate, Staunton, VA; property deaccessioned by the Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association, Mount Vernon, VA; plus many others. Comprising our usual fine selection of rare Virginia & other Southern material including a fine Wythe Co., VA paint-decorated blanket chest; 18th & 19th century formal and country furniture; American fine & decorative arts; folk pottery; 19th century coin silver; Shenandoah Valley and other folk art; &c. 

36th Semi-Annual Americana & Fine Antiques Auction. Featuring Virginia and the South

Friday, June 21, 2019 at 9:30 am ET

Day One – The Marsh Collection

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Single-owner auction of over 500 lots of country Americana and folk art from the collection of Jack and Tommie Marsh of Columbia, SC included pieces purchased from James and Nancy Glazer, Bailey Island, ME; the Meekins’ Country Treasures, Preston, MD; and the Heart of Country Show. Painted country furniture including apothecary and other cupboards, dry sink, tables, stands, benches, blanket chests, linen cabinets, New England tall-case clock, wall and corner shelves, &c.; collection of wooden ship models and pond boats; folk art canes and carvings including Masonic; two cast-iron rooster windmill weights; collection of cast-iron doorstops; game boards; contemporary folk art; painted pantry and other boxes; painted sugar buckets and mortar/pestle sets; baskets including painted; hooked and penny rugs; other textiles including samplers and quilts; collection of stone fruit; collection of German wooden toys including Noah’s Ark; other wooden and metal toys; collection of German papier-mache figural candy containers; advertising; ceramics including collection of stick spatter; kitchen pottery; plus more.

June 20, 2019 1:00 pm to 4:30 pm ET

9th Annual Virginia Decorative Arts Seminar

Virginia Longrifles -“America’s Greatest Asset”: The Kentucky Longrifle in the Shenandoah Valley. Free for all.

18th & 19th Century Glass & Lighting Auction

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at 9:30 am ET

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Featured the Larry Steiner estate collection, Oradell, NJ; part one of the Marcia C. Shaffer collection, Medford, NJ; ; material from the private collection of Jane Shadel Spillman, former American Glass curator, Corning Museum of Glass; property from important New York and New England private collections; a North Carolina estate collection; plus others. Free-blown and pattern-molded including Thomas Cains examples; pillar-molded wares including many rare colored examples; bottles including bitters, figurals, and flasks; collection of colored pressed flint glass including many rare vases and candlesticks; whale oil and fluid lamps; early kerosene lighting including extremely rare twisted latticinio, cut overlays, and Sandwich Onions; salts including lacy and other open salts, and rare boxed set of Christmas salts; other lacy including colored children’s toys; fine collection of cut overlay including cologne bottles; plus more. 

Spring Antiques, Fine & Decorative Arts Auction

Saturday, April 27, 2019 at 9:30 am ET

Day Two

Featured property descended in the Carter family of Virginia; from the estate of Betty W. Harshbarger, Mt. Solon, VA; the estate of Holton Rosenquist, Bradford, IL; an Ohio estate collection; the estate of Jean and Ivar Johnson, Vienna, VA; selections from the James B. Patrick estate, Staunton, VA; property deaccessioned by the Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association, Mount Vernon, VA; plus others. British and Continental furniture and accessories; paintings, prints, and statuary; Asian material of all types; collection of Tiffany bronze and Tiffany retailed items; fine silver and jewelry; an exceptional collection of Buffalo pottery including unique and extremely rare examples; 18th & 19th century ceramics; plus more. 

Spring Antiques, Fine & Decorative Arts Auction

Friday, April 26, 2019 at 9:30 am ET

Day One

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Featured the second half of the Barbara and Moe Tourison miniature lamp collection; 18th-20th century American and European glass from the estate collection of Eugene and Charlene Sussel, Rockville, MD; plus others. Highlights included a rare Andrew Jackson/Franklin Pierce pattern White House celery glass and wine rinser; an important Webb Chien Lung carved cameo vase; other fine European and American art glass; 18th and 19th century Continental glass; antique and modern paperweights; studio glass; plus more. 

19th & 20th Century Lighting Auction

Saturday, March 23, 2019 at 9:30 am ET

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Featured the Thomas W. Small estate collection, Meyersdale, PA and the final installment of the Culver Collection, Tom & Michael Andrews, Berlin, MD. The Small collection of Aladdin lamps is outstanding and includes rare early models, many unburned and in original box, unique kerosene floor lamp, extremely rare Sales Agent sales cases, hanging and student  lamps, shades, burners, chimneys, accessories, advertising ephemera, &c.; many early German incandescent lamps, mainly side draft,  burners, and chimneys; a large selection of Victorian hanging, parlor, student, and banquet lamps; Victorian opalescent lamps; other kerosene lighting including Applesauce and Wedding lamps; lighting trade catalogues; plus more. 

Note: An uncatalogued session of all types of lamp parts was held on Friday, March 22 at 4:00 pm.

Winter Americana & Variety Auction

Saturday, February 16, 2019 at 9:30 am ET

Day Two

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Featured part two of the 50-plus year collection of the late Bob and Joan M. Wentz, Germansville, PA; property from the estate of Betty W. Harshbarger, Mt. Solon, VA; the estate of Holton Rosenquist, Bradford, IL; an important Virginia private collection; and the estate collection of William A. Litle, Garden Grove, CA; property deaccessioned by The Strong Museum of Play, Rochester, NY to benefit the collections fund; plus others.

Comprising country furniture and accessories; country store and advertising; fine mechanical banks; toys including a collection of Buddy-L and other pressed steel vehicles; music boxes; the outstanding Wentz collection of straight razors and related advertising; antique firearms and powder flasks/horns; Civil War and other historical material; duck decoys; collection of Marbles hatchets and knives; kitchen collection including nutmeg graters, butter prints, and cookie cutters; Shenandoah Valley manuscript material including day books/ledgers; post cards and other ephemera; antiquarian books; antique clocks including rare Santa Fe railroad regulator; World’s Fair collection; cased photographic images; ceramics including Staffordshire transferware and art pottery; large assortment of silver and jewelry; selection of American coins; plus more.

Winter Americana & Variety Auction

Friday, February 15, 2019 at 9:30 am ET

Day One

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Featured the collection of Mary Lou and Laura Esterline of Columbus, OH; the holiday collection of the late Alvina Breckel of Oley, PA and Winnetka, IL; property from the collection of the late Irene Sarnelle, Staunton, VA; plus others. The Esterline collection of children’s items is exceptional with a large number of pieces published in Children’s Dishes by Margaret & Kenn Whitmyer, including extremely rare Standing Lamb and many other glass dishes, Victorian glass, 100+ candleholders, many fine sets of Staffordshire transferware, character and Christmas china sets, RS Prussia sets, children’s furniture, 30+ early stamped-tin ABC plates, kitchen items, dioramas, plus more; collection of Mell Prescott and other doll house furniture and accessories including a diorama featured in Better Homes & Gardens magazine; toys and trains; 100+ Frances Brundage, Maude Humphrey, and other children prints and calendars; many Kate Greenaway items; over 150 lots of Christmas, Halloween, Easter, and other holiday decorations including candy containers, collection of milk glass Easter eggs and covered dishes, &c.; part two of the Sarnelle collection of antique and vintage clothing, and other textiles.   

Winter Auction of 18th – 20th Century Glass & Lighting

Saturday, January 26, 2019, 9:30 am ET

Featured property deaccessioned by The Strong Museum of Play, Rochester, NY to benefit the collections fund; part three of the Culver Collection, Tom & Michael Andrews, Berlin, MD; selections from the Don Evans collection, Mt. Juliet, TN; an Ohio private collection; selections from the Durst collection, Upper Marlboro, MD; a prominent Riverside, IA collection; and the Francis Ryan collection, Plattsburg, NY; the final installment of the Jim Lawrence and late Denver Smallwood collection, Chattanooga, TN; plus others.

Selection of 19th century American free-blown, pattern-molded, and pillar-molded wares; early American pressed glass including cup plates and other lacy; whale oil and fluid lighting; 18th & 19th century drinking vessels including cut and engraved; selection of 18th & 19th century Bohemian and other Continental glass; cologne bottles including cut overlay; the Durst collection of Greentown glass including 20+ pieces of Holly Amber, chocolate glass, animal covered dishes, other novelties, &c.; large selection of Victorian lighting including opalescent, banquet, and parlor; a 200+ piece collection of Nehemiah Packwood, Sandwich, MA cut glass, most on Dorflinger blanks, that has descended in the family; other cut glass; rare syrup pitchers, including Swastika and Aztec patterns; large collection of glass & china salt shakers including art glass, opalescent, Kate Greenaway, &c.; collection of glass & china open salts; toothpick holders; collections of pink slag Inverted Fan & Feather and Bluerina; other Victorian glass of all types including opalescent; Dorflinger Kalana glass; EAPG including ruby stained; collection of Fry ovenware; the final offering of the Barbara Sisson collection of Degenhart owls and dogs; plus more.