Leland Little Auction & Estate Sales, Ltd. -- May 14, 2011 - Estate Treasures Auction - 3:00 PM Featuring two private Raleigh Estates; a Collection from Ocean Isle; and a Collection from Richmond, Virginia. Offerings include silver, estate jewelry, paintings, furniture, rugs, books, and more!
News-Antique.com - May 13,2011 - Sale: Saturday, May 14, 2011, 3:00 P.M.
Silver listing will be sold at 3:00 PM
Book listing will be sold at 5:00 PM
Previews: Friday, May 13, 10am - 5pm; Saturday, May 14, 10am - 3pm.
Location: Auction Gallery, 620 Cornerstone Court, Hillsborough
Directions: I-85 exit 165, towards downtown Hillsborough, left on Cornerstone Court.
Partial Sale Listing:
Silver (To Be Sold at 3:00 PM):
Lot 1001. Irish George III Sterling Silver Teapot - Dublin (1804), sponsor's mark appears to be "IS," globular form with lobed decoration to lower half of body and removable cover with ball finial, heraldic crest engraving on body and cover features a demi lion rampant dexter under a crown, with carved wood handle. (7 in.; 24.90 troy oz.)
Lot 1002. George III Sterling Silver Cream Jug - London (1809), illegible sponsor's mark, oval form with lobed decoration to body and gadrooning to lip, raised on ball feet. (4 1/8 in.; 8.75 troy oz.)
Lot 1003. English Silverplate Breakfast Server - by Cooper Bros. of Sheffield, oval form with chased floral decoration to revolving cover with bone finial, removable pierced inner liner, raised on four paw feet with reeded legs. (9 x 14.5 x 9 in.)
Lot 1004. Two Barker Ellis Silverplate Serving Items - the first a biscuit box of oval Georgian form box on attached stand and raised on four ball feet. (7.75 x 10 x 7.5 in.); the second a circular tray with pierced gallery (.75 x 15.25 in.).
Lot 1005. English Silverplate Corinthian Candlestick - (12 in.)
Lot 1006. English Silverplate Biscuit Box on Stand - by Frank Mills & Co. Ltd. of Sheffield, circular form with removable cover and attached stand raised on four scroll feet. Likely replated. (7.25 in.) (Finial depressed into cover)
Lot 1007. Neo-Classical Style Caviar Bowl on Stand - by Corbell & Co., ornately decorated, the bowl with gilt lining and removable cover, all presented on a circual stand with "iceberg" edge pedestal. (7.25 x 7.25 in.)
Lot 1008. Victorian Silverplate Lemonade Pitcher - by Pairpoint, Aesthetic Revival floral and bird decoration, the kettle with stand and goblet. (20 in.)
Lot 1009. Sterling Silver "Repousse" Carving Set - heavy ornamentation, unknown maker. (knife - 15 in.; fork - 11.5 in.
Lot 1010. (5) Silver Vanity Items - including a sterling handled nail file, shoe horn, ink blotter, and brush. Also including a silverplate comb with cover.
Lot 1011. Italian Sterling Silver Picture Frame - late 20th century, holds a 5 x 3.5 in photograph. (DOA 8 x 6 in.)
Lot 1012. (2) Silver Lighting Objects - including a small chamberstick raised on three delicate scroll feet and marked ".925" (5 in.); the second a diminutive unmarked oil lamp, possibly silverplate (3.5 in.).
Lot 1013. (2) Sterling Silver Nut Dishes - (3.9 total troy oz.)
Lot 1014. (3) Sterling Silver Shakers - including a Paul Revere reproduction sugar caster retailed by Black, Starr, Gorham (7 in.); and two small shakers. (5.45 total troy oz.).