Cordier Antiques & Auctions Spring Catalog Auction June 11 & 12 Cordier Antiques & Auctions will be holding their Two Day Spring Antique & Fine Art auction in Camp Hill, Pennsylvania on June 11 and 12. Highlights of the sale include a 19th century French tric tra
Another highlight is a rare Bakelite pumpkin pin with googly eyes in the form of a scarecrow complete with straw arms and legs. Jewelry will also include a collection of over 35 lorgnettes including platinum and diamond, gold and sterling.
Decorative arts will offer a wrought iron mirror by Edgar Brandt (estimate $7,500-$12,500) as well as two Tiffany Studios bronze and slag glass boxes. Among several lots of ivory are a pair of carved whale bone busks. Ceramics will include several dinner services including a large 129 piece set of Herend Indian Basket (estimate $3,000-$5,000). Art pottery will be represented with pieces by Ephraim Faience, Rookwood, Van Briggle, Hampshire, Angelo Gazio, and Pascal Bernier.
A key lot in glass is a Ramses figural perfume bottle attributed to Baccarat. In the shape of a sphinx in frosted glass with green patina on a clear base, the piece is estimated at $3,000 to $5,000. Also of note is a pair of Louis Comfort Tiffany favrile salts. Textiles will offer quilts, Arts & Crafts linens, and coverlets including examples by John Brosey and Martin Breneman.
Saturday’s sale will conclude with lighting. Of note is a figural lamp circa 1890 in the form of a cockatoo and turtle. Table lamps by Handel and Bradley & Hubbard as well as 19th century girandoles and Arts & Crafts chandeliers will round out the sale.
Sunday's session will include clocks, furniture and rugs, and fine, Asian, ethnographic and Native American art. One of the highlights of clocks is a Reading tall case clock by Daniel Oyster (estimate $8000-$10,000). Also of note is a large French Napoleon III garniture set. In the Orientalist taste, the three piece set is estimated at $2,000-$3,000.
Among the forty plus lots of furniture will be a 19th century French tric trac gaming table (estimate $5,000-$7,000). Another key piece is a very large Pennsylvania Dutch cupboard circa 1780 to 1800 estimated at $8,000 to $10,000. Other pieces of note include an Italian inlaid pool table, a Carlisle Windsor bench, and a circa 1780 to 1820 kneehole desk. Persian rugs will include Kerman, Tabriz and Bokhara examples.
A large part of Sunday’s sale will feature ethnographic arts. Among 50+ lots of Native American will be pottery, including a circa 1920’s Acoma Pueblo olla estimated at $1,000 to $1,500, weavings and baskets. Navajo weavings will include Ganado, Teec Nos Pas, Third Phase, Two Gray Hills and Germantown. Baskets will include Papago, Pima and Athabascan. Over fifty lots of African arts will also be offered including ivory, masks, and figures. Of note are two 19th century Benin ivory carvings of obas as well as a carved ivory janus form scepter, Cameroon. Also to be offered are masks and figures from West Africa including Yoruba, Ibeji, Igbo, and Senufo.
Over ninety lots of Asian arts will be offered including ivory, jade, netsukes, ceramics, and woodblocks. Of note in Japanese arts are three lots of Kyoto Satsuma including a cased dragonware tea set, a pair of cased dragonware