Cataloged auction to be held Dec. 3-4 by Leland Little Nearly 650 mostly fresh-to-the-market lots in a dizzying array of categories will be offered at a two-session weekend sale slated for Dec. 3-4 by Leland Little Auction & Estate Sales, Ltd.
1797-1858), and a Chinese blue Han earthenware vase crafted by Ben Owen, master potter, circa 1960. Also offered will be glazed Auman Pottery bowls and vases by C.B. Masten (N.C., circa 1928-1930).
Vintage lighting will illuminate the crowd, as well as the room. The brightest star in the constellation promises to be a fine Continental Georgian-style crystal chandelier from the 19th century with ten lights draped with cut crystal swags and five upper bell form cut crystal arms with ornate prism mounts. Other lots will feature a 19th century bell form Empire-style crystal chandelier with multiple strands of crystals and twelve scrolled candle arms, and a pair of late 19th century blown glass English three-light glass candelabra.
Art glass will feature a signed Quezal pulled feather trumpet vase from the early 20th century, plus examples by makers like Baccarat, Clark, Salviati, Lobmeyer, Steuben and Loetz. Persian rugs will include a very fine and large antique Indian-Agra wool carpet, Amristar style with an overall pattern and floral center design (17 feet 9 inches by 11 feet 7 inches). And fans of vintage toys and mechanical banks will be excited to see pieces by J. & E. Stevens, Kenton, Henry Chart and others.
Rounding out the day’s list of expected top lots is a 1929-30 Notre Dame champions rectangular pennant made of felt, a Mariano Fortuny (Italian) pleated silk Delphos tea gown made in the 1920s, weighted and edged with white Murano glass beads over a tunic forming points at the sided and center, and a small rectangular form North Carolina leather key basket with provenance and of tooled line decoration and rolled handle with decorative metal fixtures at the base.
Leland Little Auction & Estate Sales, Ltd. is always accepting quality consignments for future sales. To consign an items estate or collection, you may call them at (919) 644-1243, or you can e-mail them at info@LLAuctions.com. For more information, please log on to www.LLAuctions.com.