Antiques and Estate Auctioneers Brings One of the Largest U.S. Collections of Flow Blue to Auction Over 1000 pieces of Flow Blue from the Jeanne Gall collection will be sold December 6 and 7, 2008 by John Farkas and Connie Rose of Antiques and Estate Auctioneers, Wellington, OH
tree, pagodas, and an island also appear in the attractive scene.
Lot 450 is a large flow blue covered vegetable dish in the Non Pareil Pattern by Burgess & Leigh, (c1891). The dish measures approximately 8½” x 12”. The large covered dish stands on four molded feet, and the handle of the lid was designed as an open anemone with a bud and leaves. The end handles of the base of the dish are scroll formed, and floral sprays decorate the outer sides of the base. The large center scene in the foreground of the pattern portrays two women and a man on the banks of a river, with trees and bushes on the sides. The middle ground portrays a scene with several buildings as well as mountains, clouds, and a small bridge which crosses the river, and can be seen the distance. The excellent color and unique design of the dish make this an exceptionally appealing piece.
Lot 480 features a Mulberry ware large well & tree platter, in the Florentine Pattern by Thomas Dimmock, (c1844). This impressive well & tree platter measures approximately 15¾” x 19½”. The design of this paneled, eight-sided platter is composed of large baroque scrolls around the rim, and then the design dips down into the bottom of the well and tree, and act as connecting sprays of roses, camellias, peonies ad carnations. The unique shape and the attractive mulberry ware design, make this large elegant platter a wonderful addition to any collection.
John Farkas and Connie Rose, of Antiques and Estate Auctioneers have been featured in numerous national publications and have received international recognition for arranging to bring an important pocket watch to sale in Geneva, Switzerland. The watch was an A. Lange & Sohne Grand & Petite Sonnerie clock watch-minute repeating c1905, which realized more than $629,000 when sold at auction.
Among their many unique auctions was the sale of a rare 1929 Hugh Ferris rendering of the famed New York City iconic Chrysler Building that realized more than $14,950; and the 2-day auction in August, 2008, which featured the historic collection of Arthur and Sally Ely, who were the founding family of Elyria, Ohio.
Antiques and Estate Auctioneers are located at 44777 St. Rt. 18 E., Wellington, OH. The gallery is a 10,000 sq. ft building, which features a state of the art 8’ digital projection screen, and custom gallery lighting. Auctions are fully cataloged and offer live auction bidding, as well as incorporating a worldwide audience of internet bidders. They specialize in the sale of quality collections and estates. Their expert marketing techniques, attention to detail, and extensive research assures competitive prices resulting in today's market values. Call John or Connie at 440-647-4007, or visit the website at www.estateauctioneers.com.