News-Antique.com - Aug 19,2010 - Leland Little Auction & Estate Sales, Ltd.
620 Cornerstone Court
Hillsborough, NC 27278
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We continue to feature the Estate Collection of the late Cornelious Cravitz of Goochland, Virginia. Mr. Cravitz had an eye and affinity for fine North Carolina and Southern art pottery - ranging from the early 20th century to the present. All forms are represented including face jugs, refrigerator jugs, vases, floor vases, tableware, baskets, and more!
This auction has at its core a fine collection of Victorian furnishings from a private estate in Oxford, North Carolina. Fine silver is represented in the Estate Collection of Charles and Nell Pillsbury of Fort Orange, New York. This auction also features a fine selection of 19th century paintings and decorative arts from the Collection of the late Len Lerner of Hollis Hills, New York, as well as a fine selection of antique and contemporary Japanese woodblock prints from a private Florida estate.
Several other local estates and collections are represented in the sale. Categories include paintings, works on paper, historical documents, silver, books, monies, furniture, glassware, art glass, vintage kitchenware, jewelry, Asian art, wood block prints, and much more!
Don't forget about catering from The Wooden Nickel in Hillsborough - the best auction food in the country!!
No minimums! Absentee and phone bidding available!
Sale: Saturday, August 21, 2010, 3:00 P.M.
Previews: Friday, August 20, 10am -5pm & Saturday, August 21, 12pm-3pm
Location: The LLAES Auction Gallery, 620 Cornerstone Court, Hillsborough
Directions: I-85 exit 165, towards downtown Hillsborough, left on Cornerstone Court.
Assorted: Continuing with a fine single-owner estate collection of NC and other Southern art pottery (see separate listing below); Sterling pierced bowl; Pair of Lunt sterling three arm candelabra and matching pair of candlesticks; Set of (6) Wallace sterling silver wine goblets; Pair of Gorham sterling candelabra; Pair of 19th century Sheffield plate lidded entrée servers; 19th century English "Rose Border" transferware foot bath; 19th century French boulle mantel clock; Bradley & Hubbard letter holder with elk and dogs; (2) Miniature portraits on ivory; Art Nouveau figural candelabra with clock; Gorham silverplate flatware service with fitted silver chest; Set of (12) Danish silver demitasse spoons; French 1st Standard silver sugar sifter; 19th century French silverplate wine taster; Pair of Dutch silver Arts and Crafts period lemon forks; Pair of Hull mantel vases; Victorian bronze tone cased mantel clock; Japanese Moriage vase; Pair of Ruby cut to clear mantel lustres; Antique French duck press; Portraits from North American Indian Life by Edward S. Curtis; Silverplated coffee service with Greek key motif; Retracting Victorian kerosene hanging chandelier; Victorian mantel clock "Kattalle Bros. Boston;" Large collection of Fostoria "Americana" pattern glass; Early doll collection including a 19th century porcelain headed doll; Native American beaded accessories including belts, sashes, etc.; English oak retractable bookshelf; Pewter porringers; Early American flint glass; Sterling rimmed dresser jar; Fine American cut glass collection including centerbowl, bon