Huge absolute auction slated for Jan. 22 by Woody Auction Woody Auction will ring in 2011 with a blockbusting multi-estate sale on Saturday, Jan. 22. It will be an absolute auction (meaning everything sells, regardless of price) held in Wichita, Kansas.
the most popular and recognized by collectors of R.S. Prussia porcelain.
Many wonderful pieces of R.S. Prussia – from the lifetime collections of both Gloria Gugel and Russell Cunningham – will be sold Jan. 22. Examples include a rare 14-inch Mold 556 tankard, satin with a fall season portrait décor and in outstanding condition; and a 15-inch Carnation Mold centerpiece bowl, cobalt blue with floral décor and great gold stencil highlights.
Other R.S. Prussia pieces include a hard to find 8 ¾ inch plate with brown tones and ostrich scenic décor; a high-quality 9 ¼-inch tankard with peach and yellow coloring with fall season portrait décor; and a Carnation Mold serving set comprising a chocolate pot, creamer and sugar, four cups and six saucers, unmarked, in an outstanding cobalt blue with gold highlights.
Still more R.S. Prussia will include an 11 ¾-inch two-handled vase with iridescent bronze Tiffany background, gold highlights and fall season décor; an 11 ½-inch Mold 342 two-handled cake plate in cream with lavender tones, a gold tapestry center and fruit and wine glass décor; and a 10 ½-inch unique mold bowl with a pink poppy décor and cobalt blue tulip highlights.
Online bidding will be facilitated by Proxibid.com. Absentee bids will be accepted no later than Thursday, Jan. 20, with a written statement indicating the amount of the bid (bids may be fax’d, to 316-747-2145). A sales tax of 7.3 percent will be collected on all purchases (current sales tax numbers exempt). The preferred area lodging is Hawthorne Suites (ph: 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 Jan. 22 auction in Wichita, Kan., please log on to www.woodyauction.com.