Prominent old Mississippi estates will cross the block Aug. 20 in Aberdeen The antique furnishings of three prominent old Mississippi estates will be sold Saturday, Aug, 20, by Stevens Auction Company, in the firmís gallery at 609 North Meridian Street in Aberdeen, Miss.
dresser and wash stand in need of some restoration.
Decorative accessories will feature a pair of Old Paris mantel vases, pink and gold with black figures, circa 1850, 12 inches tall by 12 inches wide; a brilliant cut glass butter dish, circa 1910, 8 inches tall by 10 inches wide; a pair of crystal candle holders with crystal prisms, circa 1890, 15 inches tall by 5 inches wide; and a pillar and scroll Federal weight clock, 30 inches tall.
Returning to furniture, other expected top lots include a French crystal display cabinet with hand-carvings, glass doors, mirrored back and shelves, made circa 1870 and standing 8 feet 6 inches tall by 71 inches wide; and a period flamed mahogany Empire serving (or mixing) table, 4 feet tall by 67 inches wide. Also sold will be a mahogany Steinway & Sons parlor grand piano.
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 buyerís 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. To learn more about Stevens Auction Company and the upcoming Aug. 20 estate auction, please log on to www.stevensauction.com.