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Auction Description for Midwest Auction Galleries: Dec. 7th A Private Collection
Sale Notes:
Website: www.midwestauctioninc.com

Dec. 7th A Private Collection

by Midwest Auction Galleries


764 lots with images

December 7, 2013

Live Auction

925 N. Lapeer Rd

Oxford, MI, 48371 USA

Phone: +1 (248) 236-8100

Fax: +1 (248) 236-8396

Email: sales@midwestauctioninc.com

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A Petit French Walnut Curio Cabinet

Lot 1: A Petit French Walnut Curio Cabinet

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Description: Having one door opening to reveal a shelved interior, having gilt metal fittings and trim, raised on French feet and retaining its original brocade lining, measure 47.25"H, circa 1940s.

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A Gilt Wood Bamboo Style Rectangular Mirror

Lot 1A: A Gilt Wood Bamboo Style Rectangular Mirror

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Description: Having bamboo turned frame with an atiqued gilt wood surface, 46"H X 22"W, circa mid-20th century.

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A Victorian Oak Wash Stand

Lot 2: A Victorian Oak Wash Stand

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Description: Having one large drawer over two small drawers flanked by a cupboard door, having its original backplash and towel bar, stamped brass pulls, and panelled sides, measures 53"H x 32.5"W, circa late 19th century. Condition, with slight wear to varnish primarily on the lower apron.

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A Gilt Wood And Composistion Oval Mirror

Lot 2A: A Gilt Wood And Composistion Oval Mirror

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Description: Carved with grape and vine decoration with an antique gilt wood finish, 34"H X 28"W, circa mid-20th century.

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An American Mahogany Lyre Form Table

Lot 3: An American Mahogany Lyre Form Table

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Description: Having an oval marble or tile inset top, lyre shaped standard and four carved feet with brass tips, measures 26"H x 24"W, circa 1940s.

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An American or Continental Copper Teapot 19th c

Lot 3A: An American or Continental Copper Teapot 19th c

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Description: Having a goose neck spout, tubular handle and acorn finial, and having a goose or swan as its hallmark, 9.5" H, circa 19th century. Condition with several dents and splitting to the copper.

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An American Oil Painting on Canvas, Style of Wil Owsley

Lot 4: An American Oil Painting on Canvas, Style of Wil Owsley

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Description: Finely painted to depict a Louisiana bayou with figure, trees and house, reminiscent of the style of Louisiana artist Wil Owsley, a tonalist regional painter, in highly ornate carved wood and gesso frame, measures 15"H x 11.25"W sight, 20.75"H x 17"W framed, circa late 19th-early 20th century. Condition: having light overall wear, otherwise good, possibly relined canvas.

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Dan Persinger Oil Painting On Board

Lot 5: Dan Persinger Oil Painting On Board

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Description: Depicting a California landscape, signed lower right. Dan Persinger born 1949 is a California and Michigan artist known for his landscapes. 8"H x 10"W sight, 11"H x 13.25"W framed, circa 20th century.

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A Signed E. Hale Oil Painting on Canvas

Lot 6: A Signed E. Hale Oil Painting on Canvas

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Description: An oil painting on canvas depicting two young children gazing out at the sea, signed E. Hale to lower right, measures 35.5"H x 23.5"W sight, 46.5"H x 34"W framed, circa 20t century. In good condition with some light wear to frame.

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A Signed Modern Bronze Sculpture

Lot 7: A Signed Modern Bronze Sculpture

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Description: Depicting the bust of a bald man resting in a cut-out disk, signed "Joseph Cliff?", measures approx. 14"H, circa 20th century.

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(12) Czechoslovakian Bentwood Arm Chairs

Lot 7A: (12) Czechoslovakian Bentwood Arm Chairs

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Description: All having arms with cane seats and backs with shaped front legs, all marked Made In Czechoslovakia, 31.5"H X 20"W X 20.5"D. Condition: All in very good condition, 3 chairs with cane loss or damage, one with slight splitting to the wood on back, circa 1940's.<br><br>Provenance: Formally in the collection of Gary Culpepper of Culpepper Galleries-Santa Fe, New Mexico.

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A Large Mid Century Raku Dragonfly Sculpture

Lot 8: A Large Mid Century Raku Dragonfly Sculpture

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Description: Formed as a dragonfly having dark and light brown tones against a black ground, measures 12"H x 16.5"W, appears to be signed to the base, but illegible to us, circa 20th century.

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(7) Antique Bentwood & Cane Seat Arm Chairs

Lot 8A: (7) Antique Bentwood & Cane Seat Arm Chairs

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Description: Having two arm chairs and five side chairs, all having their original cane seats, possibly Czechoslovakian, and having old if not original black paint, arm chairs are 34.5"H X 21"W X 21"D, circa 1940's. Condition: Small repairs to a few stretchers, wear to paint, tape residue and normal nics and abrasions commensurate with age.<br><br>Provenance: Formally in the collection of Gary Culpepper of Culpepper Galleries-Santa Fe, New Mexico.

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A Weller Woodcraft Pedestal

Lot 9: A Weller Woodcraft Pedestal

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Description: Molded to depict branch and flowers, unsigned but most likely Weller, measures 28.25"H, circa early-mid 20th century.

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(6) Piece Woodard Style Wrought Iron Patio Set

Lot 9A: (6) Piece Woodard Style Wrought Iron Patio Set

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Description: Having shaped arms with scroll decoration having it's original black paint and modern Solefin umbrella, table measures 41.5"D X 30"H, circa 1950's.<br><br>Provenance: Formally in the collection of Gary Culpepper of Culpepper Galleries-Santa Fe, New Mexico.

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A Chase Bronze & Copper Centerpiece

Lot 10: A Chase Bronze & Copper Centerpiece

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Description: Having a bronze base with dark patina and three copper cup insets, undersides marked with centaur for Chase Brass & Copper Company, measures 5.5"H, circa late 19th-early 20th century.

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A Modern Glass Top and Metal Coffee Table

Lot 10A: A Modern Glass Top and Metal Coffee Table

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Description: Base with painted brushed pewter, top with beveled edge. 16" H x 54" L x 42" W. Circa 20th century.

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A Bose Wave Radio

Lot 11: A Bose Wave Radio

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Description: A Bose Wave Radio Model AWR1-1W, both electronically and battery operated. Condition: powers on, appears to be stuck in Auxillary mode.

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(7) Pcs Danish Teakwood(?) Decorative Arts

Lot 12: (7) Pcs Danish Teakwood(?) Decorative Arts

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Description: To include six goblets and a bread board, bread board measures 14.75"L, circa mid 20th century.

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A Grand Tour Bronze Sculpture

Lot 13: A Grand Tour Bronze Sculpture

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Description: Depicting a Greek mythical figure raised on square plinth, having a verdigris patina, measures 6.75"H, circa late 19th century.

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Anthony  Orlando Folk Art Wood Carving

Lot 14: Anthony Orlando Folk Art Wood Carving

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Description: Finely carved to depict a family of three, having an attractive old surface, and mounted to wood display stand which reads carved by Anthony Orlando, Father of Gennaro Orlando, Grandfather of Tony Orlando. Tony Orlando was a well known carousel horse restorer working in the 20th century. 8" H, not including the display stand, circa early 20th century. Condition two figures with loss to one foot each.

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Reproduction Child's Horse & Buggy Pedal Toy

Lot 15: Reproduction Child's Horse & Buggy Pedal Toy

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Description: Probably mid-20th century wooden composition horse painted with straw tail, upon single iron wheel with pedals. Carriage is wood with single seat that has reins extending back from horse, and brown umbrella atop, upon two wood and iron wheels and painted brown. 50"H X 60"L X 20"D.<br><br>Condition: Minor paint loss throughout and separation in wheels.

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(5) Hummel Porcelain Figurines

Lot 16: (5) Hummel Porcelain Figurines

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Description: To include Count Me In, Jump For Joy, Make Me Pretty, The Benevolent Bird Feeder, and a Hummel porcelain base, circa 20th century.

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(41+) Boxed Porcelain Figures

Lot 17: (41+) Boxed Porcelain Figures

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Description: To include Bombay Monkey, Safari and Farmer Brown Collections, along with policeman and fireman figurines, circa 20th century.

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An Edna Reindel Glazed Pottery Bowl

Lot 18: An Edna Reindel Glazed Pottery Bowl

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Description: Having glazed earth tone colors to interior with burnished slashes throughout, stamped Reindel to underside, measures 8"Dia. X 3.125"H, circa 20th century.

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A (5) Pc Royal Cauldon Art Deco Tea Set

Lot 19: A (5) Pc Royal Cauldon Art Deco Tea Set

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Description: To include a fitted tray, teapot, creamer and sugar, marked for Royal Cauldon, England, tray measures 10.5"L, circa early 20th century. Condition: cream jug with repair.

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A Roycroft Glazed Pottery Bowl

Lot 20: A Roycroft Glazed Pottery Bowl

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Description: Having a tricolor heavily dripped glaze, raised on short foot, impressed with the Roycroft orb mark, measures 3"H, circa early 20th century.

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A Signed E. Hale Oil Painting on Canvas

Lot 21: A Signed E. Hale Oil Painting on Canvas

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Description: An oil painting on canvas depicting a woman reading in an interior with a cherub in the background, signed E. Hale to lower right, measures 35.5"H x 23.5"W sight, 46.5"H x 34"W framed, circa 20th century. In good condition with some light wear to frame, loss to upper left corner ridge of frame.

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Ben Hogan Autographed Photo

Lot 21A: Ben Hogan Autographed Photo

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Description: Having a photograph of Ben Hogan standing next to his clubs, with two Robert Blake lithographs. Robert Blake is a New York artist known for his depictions of world class golf resorts, nicely framed and matted behind glass, 26.5"H X 28"W overall.<br><br>Private collection Dearborn, Michigan.

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Laurel & Hardy Autographed Photo

Lot 21B: Laurel & Hardy Autographed Photo

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Description: Having three framed photographs of Laurel & Hardy one signed by both the actors, nicely framed behind glass, measures 26.25"H X 30"W.

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A Signed Oil Painting on Canvas

Lot 22: A Signed Oil Painting on Canvas

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Description: An oil painting on canvas depicting a basket of kittens, signed lower right "Aldo Gi?", measures 11.5"H x 15.5"W sight, 19.5"H x 23.5"W framed, circa 20th century. In good condition with light wear to frame.

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(5) German Etchings

Lot 22A: (5) German Etchings

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Description: All depicting various scenes in Germany, all pencil signed lower right and titled lower left, all nicely framed in gilt wood frames behind glass, overall measures 10.5"H X 12"W, circa early 20th century.<br><br>Private collection Dearborn, Michigan.

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A Signed Oil Painting on Canvas

Lot 23: A Signed Oil Painting on Canvas

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Description: Painted to depict two sailboats in full sail with figure aboard and a streaming American flag, signed lower right "M. Terrel?", measures 35.5"H x 23.5"W sight, 44.5"H x 31.5"W, circa 20th century.

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Speed (John) Stafford Countie and Towne Map

Lot 23A: Speed (John) Stafford Countie and Towne Map

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Description: Title LL Stafford Countie and Towne map with the ancient citie Lichfield, strapwork cartouche borders, upper left inset plans of Stafford, upper right inset plans of Lichfield, engraved map with hand colouring , 15" H x 20" W sight, 30" H x 35"W framed, circa 17th century <br><br> Condition: Good, minor 3/8" scratch on top front left of frame<br><br>Private collection Oxford, MI

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(8) Pc Porcelain and Pottery Incl. Wedgwood & Belleek

Lot 24: (8) Pc Porcelain and Pottery Incl. Wedgwood & Belleek

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Description: To include a jasperware vase signed Wedgwood, a Belleek marked porcelain dish with clover decoration, along with two unique pottery pieces formed as bathtub and toaster, a Sue Bolt signed figural jar, and various other porcelain and pottery items, largest measures 5.5"H.

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A Finely Carved Mayan Stone Carving

Lot 24A: A Finely Carved Mayan Stone Carving

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Description: Depicting a standing figure with fine carved and polished details the stone probably onyx finely carved and polished, having arrears of russet, standing 5.5"H, circa 19th century and possible earlier, very well done. Included with this lot is a group photograph from the early 1960's with this carving pictured. Condition: With loss to top portion of carving.<br><br>Provenance: Formally in the collection of Gary Culpepper of Culpepper Galleries-Santa Fe, New Mexico.

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(9) Pcs Japanese & American Studio Pottery

Lot 25: (9) Pcs Japanese & American Studio Pottery

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Description: To include bowls, tea bowls and fruit, largest measures 8.25"Dia., circa early-mid 20th century.

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Allan Winkler Stoneware Vessel

Lot 25A: Allan Winkler Stoneware Vessel

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Description: Having Alexander Calder mobile decorations throughout, signed and dated 1973 or 1975 to the foot. Allan Winkler(1954) is a Missouri artist known for paper and metal cut outs, ceramics. 9.5"H, circa 20th century.<br><br>Provenance: Formally in the collection of Gary Culpepper of Culpepper Galleries-Santa Fe, New Mexico.

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(23) Pcs Assorted Porcelain & Glass Decorative Items

Lot 26: (23) Pcs Assorted Porcelain & Glass Decorative Items

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Description: To include a signed and enameled glass basket, an art glass ruffled vase, porcelain figurines, and various other porcelain and glass items, largest measures 6.5"H. Condition: some having light surface nicks, and one porcelain shoe with repair.

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A Fine American Glazed Stoneware Vase

Lot 26A: A Fine American Glazed Stoneware Vase

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Description: A fine hand thrown vase, having a thick moss green matte glaze, apparently unsigned, but of high quality, 9.5 "H, circa mid 20th century.<br><br>Private Collection Oxford, Michigan gentleman.

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An Italian Ceramic Vase

Lot 27: An Italian Ceramic Vase

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Description: Painted to depict an Italian countryside landscape scene, with additional leaf border decoration, measures 8"H. Condition: having light all over wear and minor rim chips, having one nick to body.

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Fritz Driesbach Art Glass Stein

Lot 27A: Fritz Driesbach Art Glass Stein

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Description: In deep amber glass with applied and tooled decoration, and shaped handle, signed and with original paper label to underside, 8"H circa 20th century. Condition: Excellent but having wax residue to interior.<br><br>Provenance: Formally in the collection of Gary Culpepper of Culpepper Galleries-Santa Fe, New Mexico.

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A Rose Cabat Style Feelie Vase

Lot 28: A Rose Cabat Style Feelie Vase

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Description: Having iridescent flowers against a green ground, signed with circular stamp and signature, unreadable to us, measures 3.25"H.

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Fritz Driesbach Art Glass Stein

Lot 28A: Fritz Driesbach Art Glass Stein

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Description: With tooled and applied decoration and having a rope twist handle, signed and having its original paper label, 6.75"H. Condition: Excellent but having wax residue to interior.<br><br>Provenance: Formally in the collection of Gary Culpepper of Culpepper Galleries-Santa Fe, New Mexico.

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A (3) Pc German Gilt Decorated Porcelain Garniture

Lot 29: A (3) Pc German Gilt Decorated Porcelain Garniture

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Description: To include a covered urn and two small dishes, having raised enamel and raised gilt decoration against a celeste blue ground, urn measures 7"H, circa early 20th century.

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John Coble (3) Framed Etchings Style Of Picasso

Lot 29A: John Coble (3) Framed Etchings Style Of Picasso

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Description: All depicting Picasso style nudes, all pencil signed lower right. John Coble is a Michigan artist and trained under, who was a devote follower of Picasso. 2 dated 1977, one dated 1976, one number 4 of an edition of 8, one number 5 of an edition of 16, and one artist proof, all framed behind glass in two frames, largest image measure 4.25"H X 5.875"W, frames measures 14.75"H X 12"W.<br><br>Private collection Dearborn, Michigan.

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A Nippon Moriage Porcelain Tobacco Jar

Lot 30: A Nippon Moriage Porcelain Tobacco Jar

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Description: Hand painted to depict a sea scape with boats to front and reverse, having moriage beaded accents throughout, underside marked Hand Painted Nippon with hallmark, measures 3.5"H x 6"W, circa 20th century. Condition: good with some light wear to paint, lacking cover.

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(2) Pcs Early Framed Maps

Lot 30A: (2) Pcs Early Framed Maps

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Description: To include one map of Easton, Michigan with an assessment of property owners from 1875, together with a map of the United States below image reads "London, Published by J Cary, Engraver & Map seller No 181 Strand, May 2, 1808", largest measures 19.125"H x 16"W framed, circa late 19th-20th century. <br><br> Property of a Metamora, MI gentleman.

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(4) Pc 14K Gold & Pearl Jewelry Suite

Lot 31: (4) Pc 14K Gold & Pearl Jewelry Suite

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Description: Comprised of a single strand 62 hand knotted pearl necklace with gold clasp, pearls measuring 5.5mm on average, a gold ring with a single round central pearl flanked by two diamonds, size 6.5, along with a pair of gold post earrings each with single pearl flanked by two diamonds, earrings and ring weigh 9.6g total weight, all with a very nice lustre.

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(400+) Assorted Gemstones

Lot 32: (400+) Assorted Gemstones

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Description: To include over four hundred assorted gemstones, most in plastic display cases, some mounted as earrings, a good find for a jewelry maker.

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