Cedarwycke Plantation in Miss., plus its contents, will be sold June 18 The historic antebellum home in Hamilton, Miss., known as Cedarwycke Plantation, plus its lavish furnishings, will be sold at an on-site auction slated for Saturday, June 18, at 9 a.m. (CDT).
with white marble, heavily carved legs and stretcher (circa 1860); a rare crotch mahogany Empire ham table (circa 1840); and an Empire pier table with Baltimore foot attributed to J. & J.W. Meeks (circa 1850), 38 inches tall by 45 inches wide.
Sitting furniture will feature a nice upholstered bench seat with double tufted back (circa 1850), 33 inches tall by 45 inches wide; a mahogany Victorian recamier (fainting couch) with roses and pierced carvings (circa 1860), 5 feet long; and a three-piece heavily carved Victorian parlor set (circa 1860). Also sold will be a lovely walnut Victorian kneeling bench (circa 1860).
Mirrored pieces will include a monumental rosewood rococo etagere with black and gold marble top and birds carved in the crest, with mirror (circa 1850), 9 feet 10 inches tall by 6 feet wide; and a walnut Victorian marble-top pier mirror (circa 1850), 10 feet tall by 34 inches wide.
Artwork will feature an oval oil on canvas portrait by Henry Wombough (1800-1969), 30 inches by 31 inches (framed); another oil on canvas in a gold gilt frame, 28 inches by 25 inches; and two portraits - one of a man, one of a lady - in gold Victorian frames, 38 inches by 39 inches.
Decorative accessories will include a stately mahogany Gothic Herschede 9-tube cased grandfather clock in good running order (circa 1905), 107 inches tall by 32 inches wide; a great pair of Old Paris mantel vases with gold roping and flowers (circa 1880); and a pair of Old Paris figurines – one of King Louis XVI, the other of Marie Antoinette – 20 inches tall (circa 1850).
Terms of the auction will be cash, major credit cards and pre-approved checks. All sales will be final, with no warranty expressed or implied. A 12 percent buyer’s premium will be charged on each total purchase price, with a 2 percent discount for cash, business and personal checks with proper ID, or wire transfers. A 7 percent sales tax will apply to most purchases.
Stevens Auction Company is always accepting quality consignments for future sales. To consign a single item, an estate or a collection, you may call them directly, at (662) 369-2200; or, you can e-mail them at email@example.com. To learn more about Stevens Auction Company and the upcoming June 18 on-site auction, please log on to www.stevensauction.com.