350 hand-selected lots from four prominent estates will be sold April 5th by Stevens Auction Company Around 350 hand-picked items from four prominent estates will be offered in a gigantic multi-estate auction planned for Saturday, April 5th, by Stevens Auction Company in Aberdeen, Mississippi.
epergne, creamy ribbed with a crimped and ruffled edge in amber and cased in deep rose; a single lily epergne, white cased in deep rose, the lily and bowl crimped and ruffled with a clear glass edge; and a Florentine cameo vase, artist signed and colored a honey amber, with electric blue applied glass and a lovely winter scene.
Rounding out the category are a Stevens & Williams art glass vase, white with amber applied glass, standing 10 inches tall; a large and ornate covered cornucopia ruby urn with dragons, hippocampus and swan, 20 inches in height; and a large swirl amberina center bowl with polychromatic cat tails and flying heron, made around 1880 and standing 10 ¾ inches tall.
Antique clocks will feature a large oak grandfather clock made by Friedrich Mauthe in good running condition, with burl trim and decorated with mother of pearl (circa 1880); a Gustav Becker Victorian wall clock in beautiful condition, made circa 1870 and 57 inches in height; and a large walnut key-wind carriage clock with bronze trim, 25 inches in height by 15 inches wide.
Kitchen clocks will also be offered, including a walnut Gilbert parlor clock dated 10-10-1880, an eight-day key-wind model in running order, with figural and faces decoration; and a nice walnut Victorian kitchen clock with a bronze angel on the crown by R. Booth, with key and pendulum.
Mirrors will include a Victorian pier mirror with marble base and alabert crown, made circa 1870 and in need of restoration, 8 feet 8 inches tall; and a walnut Victorian over-the-mantel mirror, 53 inches tall. Old Victorian-era smalls will feature a walnut corner what-not (circa 1870), a walnut wall pocket with black trim (29 inches tall) and a walnut towel rack with deer head decoration.
Shopping for a table? Look no further. This auction has a large period mahogany Empire dining table, 66 inches wide, with seven original leaves with skirts, all in the polished original finish; an Empire rosewood center table with black and gold marble, a great stretcher and gadrooned edge; and a mahogany center table with gadrooned top, dolphins and paw feet, all in the original finish.
The antique beds category will include a rare period mahogany day bed with full tester in the original finish and with carved swans in both end boards (8 feet 6 inches tall by 74 inches long); and a rosewood Victorian half tester plantation bed that’s 9 feet 3 inches tall by 77 inches long.
Staying with furniture, sold will be an oversized mahogany parlor set with great ladies’ heads, attributed to Karpen and in the polished original finish; a matched pair of rosewood rococo parlor recamiers with orange upholstery and pierce carved backs, made around 1855; and an ostentatious pierce floral carved rosewood étagère with marble top, 8 feet tall, made circa 1850.
Rounding out just some of the day’s expected top lots are a Victorian walnut mantel with great carved lions and the original finish (44 inches in height);