Annual Memorial Day Antiques Auction
Monday, May 30 10:00 a.m.
Mattox Auction Center 3740 Maysville Road Carlisle, KY
Another great selection for your enjoyment. Including fine KY furniture, decorated stoneware, Waco, KY stoneware, KY art, and much more. Preview: Sunday, May 29 from 2 to 5 p.m. Bid live on line at www.liveauctioneers.com.
Early bird auction beginning at 9:30 a.m. with Kentucky and Architectural books (Back of the Big House – The Architecture of Plantation Slavery; Colonial Architecture of The Mid-Atlantic; Old Kentucky Architecture; Backstreets and Pine Trees by Clay Lancaster; Vestiges of The Venerable City by Clay Lancaster; Historic Architecture of Bourbon County, Kentucky (second printing); A Checklist of Kentucky Cabinetmakers from 1775 to 1859; Lexington Pictorial Nostalgia by Barton K. Battaile; Silversmiths Jewelers, Watch & Clock Makers of Kentucky, 1785-1900 signed by Marquis Boultinghouse; Antiques in Kentucky; Lexington 1779 – Pioneer Kentucky; and more.
Clark Co., KY cherry sideboard, cherry sugar chest with reeded returns and banded top, Mason County, KY inlaid tall case clock with painted dial and works marked “Osborn”, fine cherry drop front desk with fitted interior, cherry blanket chest, cherry and walnut stands, cherry 4-drawer chest, cherry flat wall cupboard, fine rosewood marble top parlor or console table, ornate Victorian heavily carved parlor table, empire mahogany marble top commode, fine pair of cast iron Laurel benches, mahogany china cabinets, 58 3/4″ triple door Mission oak bookcase, mahogany transitional style bombe base 3-drawer tapered side chest, Mitchell-Rammellsburg marble top washstand, restored Washington County, KY cherry corner cupboard with geometric inlay on the returns, early ladder back and penetentiary rockers, early child’s chairs, early cradle, fine stenciled child’s rocker, walnut candle stand, hanging cherry shelf, cherry drop leaf dining tables, stick and ball youth bed, Chippendale mirrors, Willet maple drop front desk, contemporary furniture including bar stools, tables, etc.
Presentation cane with gold inset round on top of bone handle “Cut from Perry’s Flag-Ship, and presented to Isaac Shelby of Arcadia, by J. A. Shepard. 1842; wooden cane with silver top inscribed “W.W. Hawkins” with a note that says it was “given to the society by Mrs. A.P. Liebig of Middlesboro, KY, who says that the cane was given to her grandfather, Mr. Hawkins, by Henry Clay”; Tiger maple cane with stag handle with carved bird tip and silver insets, one marked J.B. Vernon, ironwood carved cane with mushroom cap, carved head and 14″ carved snake. Unusual mixed wood sugar box, Tiffany Studios N.Y. No. 9942 61″ floor lamp base with 5″ fitter rim.
Griggs & Grinstead Waco, KY 5 gallon crock, Hamilton & Jones – Agents 3 gallon, Foell & Alt East Birmingham, PA 3 gallon with free-hand decoration, 3 gallon A.P. Donagho with hearts on zipper border, 4 gallon Hamilton & Jones with elaborate free-hand decoration, 4 gallon with free-hand leaf and window decoration, 3″ scratch jug “Compliments of Howe & Johnson Mt. Sterling, KY”, 3 1/2″ scratch jug “Go To Victor K. Shapp Fancy Grocer For Pure Apple Vinegar, Warranted”, 3″ O. L. Gregory Paducah, KY scratch jug, 1878 3 gallon stone jar.
Early watercolor of fruit on a tree branch, signed lower right “Hunleigh”, rare framed Civil War litho “Gettysburg Repulse of Longstreets Assault” based on Pickett’s Charge on the 3rd day of the Battle of Gettysburg – created in 1876 by John B. Buchelder (no key), c. 1843 steel engraving of Statesman Henry Clay, oil paintings and water colors, watercolor of the horse “Checkmate” by A. J. Schultz, framed tin type photos of a family, walnut Chippendale style mirror, Ray Harm framed botanical prints, Tony Curtis signed print of an original oil painting by Tony Curtis of Marilyn Monroe, Bourbon House and Stock Yards 1869 broadside, oil on laminated paper portrait of Colonel William Calloway, signed photos of Bill Russell and Red Auerbach with COA, Avalon Cigarettes poster, 1966 Batman movie poster “Version Francaise”, oval oil on canvas portrait of a gentleman.
14k diamond solitaire with an old European cut diamond of app. 2.05 carats (Color: J, Clarity: VS1); Pocket Watches: ladies Elgin pocket watch in Keystone 14k case, Waltham, Hamilton, Elgin, Hampden, Illinois, The Cowell & Hubbard Co., and Abra pocket watches, silver and turquoise watch sides. Sterling julep cups and bowls, fine coin silver including a 14 1/2″ ladle by an unlisted maker “Odiorne” – likely New Hampshire in origin, rare presentation teaspoon marked in cartouche “Jeff. Co. Agrl. Society”, early London spoons by Peter, Ann and William Bateman (1795-1825), Philadelphia condiment spoon by Nathaniel Lehuray, Jr., English sugar nippers, New York sugar shell by Lemont L. Mason, New york sugar tongs with acorn ends by Clark & Pelletreau (1819), KY spoons by S. Wheritt (Richmond) and Geo. W. Stewart (Lexington), International sterling julep cups, sterling compote, large Sanborn’s Mexico Sterling silver bowl, brass and bronze statues, 30 1/2″ ship model, early Belsnickle, and more.
Jean Pouyat Limoges 13 3/8″ tankard titled “Femme au Roses” with semi-nude portrait of a lady, signed E. Furlaud; 15 3/4″ W. Guerin & Co. Limoges charger with skaters at a fountain signed Dubois; RM and unmarked R.S. Prussia deep bowls including (3) Hidden Image, fine bowl-within-a-bowls, Iris mold bowl, acorn mold bowl, (6) RM RSP berry sets, Steeple mark berry set, RM RSP and other cracker jars including Iris mold and 6 point and clover, RM chocolate set with glass bowl of flowers, RM 6 point and clover tea set, Scuttle mug, RM large footed bowl, RM cream and sugar sets, RM relish, RM plates, Tiffany finish creamer with Lebrun portrait and covered sugar with Ann Potocka portrait, quality Nippon and Limoges porcelains, Wheellock Prussia portrait plate, unmarked cabinet vases with Lady Watering Flowers and Lady Feeding Chickens, pr. Bavaria portrait plaques, Kaufmann portrait pcs., selection of Flow Blue items, bisque, art glass including tumblers, Wavecrest ferner and large covered box, ruby flashed and green cut-to-clear mantle lustres, miniature graniteware including a blue 3 pc. partial tea set and a fine cobalt and white salesman sample wash bowl, advertising including Gold Dust and Fun-to-Wash product containers, Savannah Brewing Co. sign with lady and tiger, F&F Plastic Black Americana items and a Diamond Match Co. tin match striker with black family, Majolica match striker, fine selection of wooden kitchen items, butter and candy molds, wooden and metal cranberry scoops, cutlery carriers, pill counter, wooden dough bowls, original Ellis Tavern “bung buster”, redware, folding tin candle lantern Pat’d 1865, salt glaze stoneware, burl snuff box, stoneware torso flask, grain painted slide top candle box, lg. cast iron kettle, early blacksmith made shackles, I.A. Sheppard gooseneck iron kettle, cast iron boot scraper, quilts, wooden, brass and early Sheffield candlesticks, and more.
Kicking Cow/Milking Cow cast iron mechanical bank, L’il Abner Dog Patch Band tin wind-up – missing a few arms, J. Chein black boy riding amechanical Alligator with original box, Marx Disney Dipsy Car with restored box, rare cast iron Harley Davidson Motorcycle with rubber wheels (likely Hubley), 15″ wooden Goofy bank, scarce Hubley 2-in-1 Repeating cap pistol with both barrels in original box, Marx Series 500 Fort Apache Set No. 3647, Topper Toys Johnny Seven Combat walkie-talkie phone set, Papier Mache and leather cow pull toy, lithograph tin cow, Howdy Doody doll, Marx Fred Flintstone riding Dino 18″ battery operated toy (non-working), cast iron Contractor’s Dump Wagon, other toys, Royal Doulton and Hummel figurines, apothecary jars, stoneware Torso flask, framed ribbon commemorating the March 10, 1863 marriage of Albert Edward and Alexandra, Prince and Princess of Wales, Weller Woodland 3-arm table lamp, Rookwood pottery, Murano glass bird sculpture, Watt Pottery with advertising, iron slave shackles, Virginia Metalcrafters original George Washington andirons and stands, early iron bootscraper, rare 1940′s Gibson Mastertone DeLuxe Mona-Steel String display (banjo, guitar, mandolin, ukele) display case with lots of product, large advertising bottles, Red Goose Shoes hanging string holder, Whistle advertising sign and bottle, Brown’s Pride Pure Leaf Twist tobacco box, 1937 Coca-Cola tray, Sprite Boy thermometer, box of Coca-Cola bottle cigarette lighters, Coca-Cola wallet, chalk Charlie McCarthey figures, adjustable Selz brand shoe displays, Cole Brothers Circus posters, Anchor Hocking storage jar with lift lid, Velvet tobacco humidor, Clabber Girl counter top display, Swallow’s KEG Root Beer, razors, 19 1/2″ tin feather tree, burl dough bowls, burl snuff box, girandole set, baskets, hanging tin candle lamp, early child’s wagon, painted lift top bin, papier mache snowman, painted 3-tier tin store rack, Arts & Crafts brass and hammered copper fireplace fender, Lonnie and Twyla Money folk art carved and painted 18 1/2″ roosters, and more.
Rare US WWII Collins V44 Legitimus #18 Bowie knife with faint #32 - possibly a Carlson’s Raider Fighting Knife, in a custom made non-original sheath, pre WWII Japanese short swords, German/Prussian Officer’s model 1889 sabre sword marked Felding, German WWII Army Wehrmacht Feldgendarmerie matt silver lacquered Gorget by Juneker, Berlin, pre RZM SA Stromtrooper cap marked “A. Walter & Sohne”, Luftschutz German helmet with original liner, rare A. Evertz engraved stag handle nazi WWII parade bayonet with sheath and frog – hard to find maker with scenes on both sides of the blade, unmarked Nazi parade bayonet, WWI/WWII decorated liquor bottle/canteen, framed CBI WWII Flying Tiger display dated 1944, Blut and Boden 1938 Nazi medallion in presentation box, Luftwaffe belt buckles, WWI bolo knife, Nazi arm band.
Terms: Cash or check with proper ID, Visa and MasterCard accepted. 10% Buyer’s Premium for in-house bidders; 13% Buyer’s Premium for internet bidders.