The sale includes European ceramics such as Rozenburg, Wedgwood, Martin Brothers, Haviland & Co. and more. There are several lots of Moorcroft and MacIntyre. MacIntyre Pottery was the launching ground for the career of William Moorcroft, as he subsequently became known for his own pottery. Featured in the sale is lot 229, a MacIntyre vase with poppies, ca. 1902, estimated at $2,500-3,500. Other featured European pieces include lot 243, a Wedgwood Fairyland Lustre vase with maidens and candles, estimated at $2,500-3,500; lot 247, an Ernest Chaplet for Haviland & Co. stoneware pitcher with fruit and blossoms, ca 1885, estimated at $1,500-2,000; lot 240, is a Martin Brothers four-sided stoneware vase incised with snails, 1903, estimated at $2,250-2,750. There is a large collection of Rozenburg vessels, both egg-shell porcelain and painted earthenware, lots 248-260.
American Art Pottery:
American pottery in the sale include Walrath, W.J. Walley, Van Briggle, Union Porcelain Works, Tiffany Studios, Teco, Susan Frackelton, Rookwood, Marblehead, Saturday Evening Girls, Newcomb College, Grueby, Roseville, Pewabic, Merrimac, North Dakota School of Mines, John Bennett, Chelsea Keramic Art Works, George Ohr, Fulper, and more.
Featured in the sale is lot 150, a Susan Frackelton three-handled earthenware bowl painted with landscapes in the Delft manner, which was descended in the Frackelton family, brought to us by Susan Frackelton’s own great-grandson, estimated at $5,000-7,000. Also of note: lot 17, a complete Grueby eight-tile frieze of “The Pines,” coming to us directly from an original Aurora, Illinois residence, estimated at $10,000-15,000; lot 15 is a Grueby massive jardinière with leaves and buds, estimated at $5,000-7,000; lot 102 is a Teco four-footed center bowl, $3,000-5,000; lot 294 is a massive sand jar by Jacques Sicard for Weller, painted with vines and thorns, possibly from the Weller Theater in Zanesville, Ohio, where several such pieces were featured in its day, estimated at $10,000-15,000; lot 14, an exceptional Walrath vase matte-painted with lillies, estimated at $9,000-12,000; lot 83, an early vase carved by Sara Bloom Levy at Newcomb College in 1907 with grape clusters, estimated at $6,500-8,500; lot 84, a Transitional scenic chocolate pot by A.F. Simpson, also at Newcomb College, 1912, estimated at $6,000-9,000; lot 87, a George Ohr ruffled vase in mottled green and red glaze, estimated at $4,500-6,500; Lot 1 is a rare Charles F. Binns stoneware vase in matte crystalline glaze, estimated at $3,000-4,000.
Early 20th C. Furniture:
Makers include: Charles R. Ashbee, Emile Gallé, Portois & Fix, Gustav Stickley, Hoosier Hickory Mfg. Co., L & J.G. Stickley, Limbert, Niagara, Old Hickory, Roycroft, Charles Rohlfs, Stickley Brothers and more.
Featured lots include lot 75, a Gustav Stickley Knock-Down settle, ca. 1903, estimated at $15,000-20,000; lot 194, a Gustav Stickley nine-drawer dresser, estimated at $7,500-11,000; lot 207, a rare Charles R. Ashbee for the Guild of Handicrafts architect's desk, England, ca. 1890-1902, estimated at $8,000-10,000; lot 204, a Roycroft Bride's chest, estimated at $6,000-9,000; lot 336, is a Limbert double-door bookcase, estimated at $3,500-5,500;