Woody Auction mutli-estate sale slated for Sept. 10-11 A pair of premier consignments – the Steve and Gloria Zak collection and the estate of Louise Hefling – will be sold without reserve at an auction scheduled for Sept. 10-11 in Wichita, Kansas.
Teapots and tea services will include a scarce 6 ½ inch by 9 inch Clarice Cliff “Tipi” teapot, with Indian spout and totem pole handle, in good condition; and a 3-piece James Kent stackable tea service (teapot, creamer and sugar), mottled green with gold highlights. Also sold will be over 700 pairs of salt and pepper shakers, grouped in 17 assorted lots.
Vintage collectibles will feature a rare RCA Coca-Cola cooler style model radio in good condition; an early and historical brass fire wagon horn, powered by bellows (in need of repair); a rare 8-inch figural bisque Black Memorabilia humidor, depicting a young boy jumping out of a cotton bag; and an original complete tile set Mahjong game with a mother of pearl traveling case.
Decorative accessories will include an 11 ¼ inch by 8 inch Royal Bayreuth (Blue Mark) rose tapestry dresser tray; a 10 ½ inch Lladro figural bust of a clown’s head; a 12 inch Milifiori glass font kerosene oil lamp with cobalt blue basket weave and fruit design; and a nice 14 ½ inch Sevres artist-signed pedestal covered urn with figural depictions and gilt metal handles and base.
Rounding out the day’s expected top lots will be a 45 inch by 74 inch Victorian walnut sofa made in the style of John Jelliff, with burl panels, ornate carved design, an inset bronze plaque and wonderful red velour upholstery; and a 13-inch Wannoopee Pottery large-handled candlestick, made circa 1900 and with a rope twist design and brown and green high-gloss finish.
Online bidding will be available at www.proxibid.com/woodyauction. Telephone and absentee bids will also be accepted. Absentee bids should be submitted in a written statement, indicating the amount of the bid, and must be received no later than Thursday noon, Sept. 9. For convenience, they may be sent in by fax (316-747-2145) or e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org).
A sales tax of 6.3 percent will be collected on all purchases (current sales tax numbers are exempt). Woody Auction has attempted to call any flaw that can affect value, but the final determination is left to the buyer. Common nicks and scratches have not been called. The preferred provider for area lodging is Hawthorne Suites. For reservations, call 316-729-5700.
Woody Auction is always accepting quality consignments for future sales. To consign an item, an estate or a collection, you may call them at (316) 747-2694. Or, you can e-mail them at email@example.com. To learn more about Woody Auction and the upcoming calendar of events, to include the Sept. 10-11 multi estate auction, please log on to www.woodyauction.com.