CORDIERíS FALL AUCTION TO FEATURE NEWLY DISCOVERED PAINTING BY PAUL FEILER Cordier Auctions will hold their Fall Antique & Fine Art auction in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania on November 10 and 11. Highlights of the sale include a painting by Paul Feiler (German/English, B. 1918).
News-Antique.com - Nov 01,2012 - Cordier Auctions will hold their Fall Antique & Fine Art auction in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania on November 10 and 11. Highlights of the sale include paintings by Paul Feiler (German/English, B. 1918) and John Clymer (American, 1907-1989), a Chinese Qing Dynasty dragon robe and a 1925 Ford Model T pickup truck as well as 100 lots of jewelry, 145 lots of Asian arts, furniture, rugs, collectibles and fine art. The 872 lot auction will be held in the companyís new auction house located at 1500 Paxton Street in Harrisburg.
Saturday's sale is slated to offer books and paper, collectibles, toys, jewelry, silver, porcelain and glass. A collection of Pennsylvania governorís signatures will be a highlight of books and paper. The collection includes documents signed by sixty-one governors from provincial to modern, all professionally framed in identical frames, and features such notables as William Markham, Thomas and John Penn, and Benjamin Franklin. The archive of a Harrisburg, Pennsylvania Purina salesman will also be offered. The archive includes promotional items and sales awards including a Victrola presented by Henry Ford.
Collectibles will offer a wide variety of items from Masonic collectibles and a traveling morticianís kit to samplers and a German singing bird automaton. Of note will be an antique jumbo dice wheel by H.C. Evans of Chicago. Standing 89Ē high, the wheel includes its original shipping crate and is estimated at $2,000 to $3,000. Several banks will be offered in toys, including a Hallís Liliput and a Stevens William Tell, as will pressed steel and cast iron trucks including Structo, Hubley, Marx and Buddy L.
Two vehicles will be offered in Saturdayís session including a 1925 Ford Model T ďCĒ cab pickup truck. The truck underwent a restoration/modification in 2003 and is estimated at $5,000 to $10,000. An Arrow Development amusement park ride car will also be offered. The car is styled after a Model T type touring sedan and was decommissioned from the Hersheypark Turnpike ride in 1974. It is estimated at $3,000 to $5,000.
Over fifty lots of silver will be offered including flatware sets, trays, French serving pieces and more by such companies as Stieff, Gorham, and Towle. A highlight of this category will be a large 24Ē English sterling silver nef. Hallmarked for Edwin Thomson Bryant of London circa 1891, the piece carries an estimate of $5,000 to $7,000.
Silver will be followed by over 100 lots of fine jewelry and watches. The star of jewelry is set to a figural diamond pin in the form of a sword. Featuring 4.74 total carats of clear, yellow and brown natural diamonds set in 18K gold and platinum, the pin is estimated at $3,000 to $6,000. Among gemstone jewelry will be an 11.9 carat ruby and diamond ring as well as a circa 1840 George IV gold cannetille necklace set with foiled topaz stones (both estimated at $1,000 to $2,000). Watches will feature a manís 18K Omega Constellation wristwatch estimated at $2,000 to $4,000. Among Native American and Mexican jewelry