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Auction Description for Embassy Auctions International: October 30th Fall Auction
Auction Description:
October 30th Fall Auction

October 30th Fall Auction

by Embassy Auctions International

Platinum House

206 lots with images

October 30, 2013

Live Auction

5336 Mine Road

Kinzers, PA, 17535 USA

Phone: 717-442-8529

Email: embassyauctions@hotmail.com

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CDV's Of US Grant and Lincoln

Lot 100: CDV's Of US Grant and Lincoln

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Description: Lot of two 2 1/2" x 3 3/4" carte de visite of Grant and one of Lincoln. Both are in good condition.

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CDV of Union Major General William Tecumseh Sherman

Lot 101: CDV of Union Major General William Tecumseh Sherman

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Description: 2 1/2" x 3 3/4" carte de visite of William Tecumseh Sherman (February 8, 1820 ? February 14, 1891), General in the Union Army during the American Civil War (1861?65). Good condition.

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CDV Style of Custer

Lot 102: CDV Style of Custer

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Description: 2" x 3" carte de visite style of Napoleonic pose by Brigadier General George A. Custer. Good condition.

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CDV Style of Buffalo Bill Cody and Sitting Bull

Lot 103: CDV Style of Buffalo Bill Cody and Sitting Bull

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Description: 2 1/2" x 3 3/4" carte de visite style of Buffalo Bill Cody and Sitting Bull. This photo was a promotional shot taken for the Wild West Show. Good Condition.

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JE Stevens Cast Iron

Lot 104: JE Stevens Cast Iron "Dinah" Bank & Race Horse

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Description: Lot of two. Original JE Stevens "Dinah" cast iron mechanical bank. Colors are faded and surface rust. A 4 1/2" tall x 5" long cast iron Thoroughbred Race Horse #7, great condition.

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Civil War Bowie Knife

Lot 105: Civil War Bowie Knife

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Description: 19" with a 13 3/4" blade, wood handle is cracked and missing a small section, blade has nicks, tarnish and rust. Believed to be a Gettysburg War Relic.

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Tlingit Sealskin Wetstone Pouch

Lot 106: Tlingit Sealskin Wetstone Pouch

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Description: 4" x 5" sealskin pouch, The Tlingit are an indigenous people of the Pacific Northwest Coast of North America. Bead work on the front and back, leather strap handle, pouch would carry flint, steel, and tinder everything needed to start a fire. Great condition.

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Tlingit Sealskin Trinkit Pouch

Lot 107: Tlingit Sealskin Trinkit Pouch

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Description: 3 1/2" x 5" a round lidded pouch, The Tlingit are an indigenous people of the Pacific Northwest Coast of North America. Lid has bead work and a sealskin handle. Great condition.

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Tlingit Sealskin Trinkit Moccasins with Beadwork

Lot 108: Tlingit Sealskin Trinkit Moccasins with Beadwork

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Description: 10" sealskin mocasins, The Tlingit are an indigenous people of the Pacific Northwest Coast of North America. Bead work on red cloth. Great condition.

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Sioux Beaded Bag

Lot 109: Sioux Beaded Bag

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Description: 17" tall x 4 3/4" wide leather bag with heavy bead work with Morning Star cross, short fringe along bottom and long fringe at top. Bead work is brightly colored and intact. Excellent condition.

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Lot of 10 Nazi Postcards

Lot 110: Lot of 10 Nazi Postcards

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Description: Lot of Ten assorted Nazi Postcards. One has been used. All are in Great Condition.

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Lot of 6 Nazi Postcard

Lot 111: Lot of 6 Nazi Postcard

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Description: Lot of Six assorted Nazi Postcards. All are in Great Condition with some light wear to some corners.

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Nazi Luftpost Cover with Set of Stamps

Lot 112: Nazi Luftpost Cover with Set of Stamps

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Description: Nazi Luftpost Cover with full set of stamps. Issued in Occupied Poland. Great Condition with some light wear to corners.

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Nazi Luftpost Cover with German Stamps

Lot 113: Nazi Luftpost Cover with German Stamps

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Description: Nazi Luftpost Cover with full set of German Stamps, cancelled on April 20th, 1943 (The Day of Hitler's Birthday). Great Condition with some wear and wrinkling.

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German Luftpost Cover with Stamps

Lot 114: German Luftpost Cover with Stamps

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Description: German Luftpost Cover with Stamps, Cancelled April 10th, 1938. That was the "Anschluss" between Germany and Austria (so the became a country on that day). That is the reason the stamps are German, but were canceled in Innsbruck, the Austrian City. Great condition with some light wear to the corners.

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German Cover and Postcard

Lot 115: German Cover and Postcard

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Description: Lot of 2 Pieces. German Cover and Postcard. Both pieces are devoted to the "Anschluss" of Germany and Austria. Each piece has one German and one Austrian Stamp. Great Condition with some wear and wrinkling.

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German Cover and Postcard

Lot 116: German Cover and Postcard

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Description: Lot of 2 Pieces. German Cover and Postcard. The cover was issued for Hitler's Birthday in 1940. The Postcard was issued for the "Anschluss" of Germany and Austria. Both are in Great condition with some light wear.

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Ausweis (I.D.) of an SS-Man #1

Lot 117: Ausweis (I.D.) of an SS-Man #1

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Description: Ausweis (Identification Document) of an SS-Man. Has printed signature of Himmler on the reverse. Great Condition.

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Ausweis (I.D.) of an SS-Man #2

Lot 118: Ausweis (I.D.) of an SS-Man #2

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Description: Ausweis (Identification Document) of an SS-Man. Has printed signature of Himmler on the reverse. Great Condition.

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Ausweis (I.D.) of an SS-Man #3

Lot 119: Ausweis (I.D.) of an SS-Man #3

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Description: Ausweis (Identification Document) of an SS-Man. He was a guard at the concentration camp "Dachau". Has printed signature of Himmler on the reverse. Great Condition.

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2 Pieces of Holocaust Currency #1

Lot 120: 2 Pieces of Holocaust Currency #1

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Description: Two Pieces of Holocaust Currency. Two Bills from the Warsaw (Poland) Ghetto. Great Condition with some areas of wear.

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2 Pieces of Holocaust Currency #2

Lot 121: 2 Pieces of Holocaust Currency #2

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Description: Two Pieces of Holocaust Currency. Two Bills from the Belgrade (Yugoslavia) Ghetto. Great Condition with some areas of wear.

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2 Pieces of Holocaust Currency #3

Lot 122: 2 Pieces of Holocaust Currency #3

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Description: Two Pieces of Holocaust Currency. Two Bills with Anti-Semitic Prints from Germany. Great Condition with some areas of wear.

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White House letter signed Lyndon Johnson

Lot 123: White House letter signed Lyndon Johnson

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Description: Letter from the White House Signed by President Johnson. The very end of the signature has smudging, which shows that this is a real signature, not the print. Dated February 10, 1964.

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KKK Ku Klux Klan Membership Card

Lot 124: KKK Ku Klux Klan Membership Card

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Description: KKK Ku Klux Klan Membership Card Signed by the "Imperial Wizard". Card is in a frame. Excellent Condition.

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KKK Ku Klux Klan Presentation Plate

Lot 125: KKK Ku Klux Klan Presentation Plate

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Description: 6 1/4" KKK Ku Klux Klan Presentation Plate from the 1920's. Good Condition with heavy crazing.

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4 KKK Ku Klux Klan Paper Ephemera #1

Lot 126: 4 KKK Ku Klux Klan Paper Ephemera #1

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Description: Lot of 4 Pieces of KKK Ku Klux Klan Paper Ephemera Items. 1- "Petition for Citizenship in the Invisible Empire". 2- "Application for Citizenship in the Invisible Empire Knights of the Ku Klux Klan". 3- A KKK Questionnaire. 4- A KKK Illustration. All are in Great Condition with some wear, stains, and discolorations.

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4 KKK Ku Klux Klan Paper Ephemera #2

Lot 127: 4 KKK Ku Klux Klan Paper Ephemera #2

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Description: Lot of 4 Pieces of KKK Ku Klux Klan Paper Ephemera Items. 1- A Letter from the KKK Headquarters to a Klan requesting 2nd & 3rd quarter reports, dated 1923. 2- "The Practice of Klanishness" Booklet. 3- KKK interested party questionnaire. 4- Klan member questionnaire. All are in Great Condition with some wear, stains, and discolorations.

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4 KKK Ku Klux Klan Paper Ephemera #3

Lot 128: 4 KKK Ku Klux Klan Paper Ephemera #3

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Description: Lot of 4 Pieces of KKK Ku Klux Klan Paper Ephemera Items. 1- "Membership and Dues Record". 2- "Official order on Klabee". 3 & 4- "Official Certificate of Donation". All are in Great Condition with some wear, stains, and discolorations.

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Morris Katz Oil on Board Skating Clown

Lot 129: Morris Katz Oil on Board Skating Clown

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Description: 16" x 20" oil on board in a frame, Morris Katz (1931-2010) considered the "world's fastest artist", signed and dated 1980. Great condition

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Suzi Gablik Oil on Board

Lot 130: Suzi Gablik Oil on Board

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Description: 20" x 28" in a metal frame, under Plexiglas, Suzi Gablik (1934- ) painter, teacher and university lecturer. Signed oil on board dated 56, a floral scene. Painting in good condition, board is ill-fitting in the flexible metal frame, plexi-glass is very rough.

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Jack Levine Portfolio of Pochoir Etchings

Lot 131: Jack Levine Portfolio of Pochoir Etchings

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Description: Twenty four 12" x 19" loose sheets of sketch paper, Jack Levine (1915-2110) worksvary from a work in progress to complete and the stages between, all are with people, some have multiple images, some are partly colored, a few are titled, some have an Asian theme. All are in great condition. Leather lined box is in pieces.

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Three Antique Newspapers

Lot 132: Three Antique Newspapers

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Description: Lot of three. Gazette of the United States February 13, 1796, four page one sheet early American partisan newspaper, with some fading and heavy edge wear. The Independent Thursday January 2, 1873, 32 page with a cover, Vol XXV number 1257 New York , binding has come apart, pages show edge wear, some holes. The Courier Monday May 13, 1805 a tabloid newspaper published by D. C. Thomson & Co. in Dundee, Scotland. This front page is framed and under glass, with staining.

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Wood Model of Spanish Nao Sailing Ship

Lot 133: Wood Model of Spanish Nao Sailing Ship

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Description: 33" long X 29" tall X 16" wide, A carrack or nao was a three- or four-masted sailing ship developed in the 15th century by the Portuguese for use in the Atlantic Ocean. This model is well done and in great detail, sails and flags are a stiff material, looks to be mostly intact, missing only a few pieces of 'trim'. Great condition, in need of a good cleaning.

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Antique Will Barclay Mahogany Barometer

Lot 134: Antique Will Barclay Mahogany Barometer

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Description: 36" stick barometer marked Will Barclay Number J32, A mahogany case of Balthazar Knie design with exposed mercury tube and oval cistern. Case in good condition, mercury has been removed.

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Colby Poster Printing Co. Vintage Rock Concert Posters

Lot 135: Colby Poster Printing Co. Vintage Rock Concert Posters

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Description: Lot of five. 13 3/4" x 22" heavy cardstock boxing style posters, circa mid to late 1980's. Concerts are: The Moody Blues / Stevie Ray Vaughn, Peter Gabriel / The Call, Robert Palmer / Burning Sensations, The Romantics / Wang Chung, Great White. All are in good condition, most have holes from mounting.

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Museum of Modern Western Art in Moscow

Lot 136: Museum of Modern Western Art in Moscow

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Description: Published by State Publishers, Moscow, 1938. Reproductions of modern art paintings from the Museum's collection, including works by Manet, Monet, Renoir, Cezanne, Gauguin, Van Gogh, Matisse, and Picasso. Brown cloth folding folio case. Title stamp to case front, stamp on inter flap: Printed in Sovit Union. 18 of 32 tipped in color plates on loose tissue guarded cards, four are missing tissue guards but artist name is hand written. Overall great condition.

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USSR The State Hermitage

Lot 137: USSR The State Hermitage

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Description: Published by State Publishers, Leningrad, 1938. Reproductions of Flemish Dutch and French Schools, including works of Rubens, van Dyck, Jordaens, Rembrandt, and many more. Gray cloth folding folio case. Title stamped to case front, table of contents, 28 of 30 color plates on loose paper guarded cards with a description of the original piece in both French and English, , missing #1 and #7, #14 and #18 are missing their covers. Plates are in great condition, case and covers have heavy browning.

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Print of Segesser Hide Painting

Lot 138: Print of Segesser Hide Painting

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Description: 18" x 35" matted, framed and under glass, detailed section of Segesser II which depicts a 1720 expedition by the Spanish to drive out French traders. Published for the New Mexico Endowment for the Humanities. Overall great condition.

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G. Bommer Framed 3-D Silvered Metal Art Picture

Lot 139: G. Bommer Framed 3-D Silvered Metal Art Picture

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Description: 12" x 16" in a wide wood frame, German, Genuine Vintage early 1900's Georg Bommer 3-Dimensional high relief silver plated metal art picture/ sculpture. Vierzehnender (royal) deer on a tree-covered slope. Marked Gg Bommer (lr). Excellent condition.

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E. Sears Engraving of a  JLG Ferris Painting

Lot 140: E. Sears Engraving of a JLG Ferris Painting

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Description: 9 1/2" x 13" engraving on paper, Composite Steam-Yacht "Day Dream" New-York Yacht Club. Engraving of an original Jean Leon Gerome Ferris (1836-1930). Etching is very well done and in good condition with browning, edge stains and a small couple punctures.

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Alexander Wilson 'Brown Thrush' Engraving by A. Lawson

Lot 141: Alexander Wilson 'Brown Thrush' Engraving by A. Lawson

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Description: 10 1/4" x 13 3/4" hand colored engraving of the original drawing by Alexander Wilson (1776-1813) regarded as the 'father of American ornithology', plate #14 from American Ornithology or The Natural History of the Birds of the United States. Wilson inspired John James Audubon's Birds of America. Plate has heavy browning and matte has staining.

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Herbelot Watercolor Parisian Street Scene

Lot 142: Herbelot Watercolor Parisian Street Scene

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Description: 13" x 16" mounted in a matte, circa 1940-1960, Herbelot was a only a pseudonym his real name is somewhat unknown. Signed and titled "Le Pont Alexandre III". Great condition, matte has staining.

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Fred Brunner Gouache and Pen Illustration

Lot 143: Fred Brunner Gouache and Pen Illustration

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Description: 12" x 16" illustration dry mounted on board and sealed in plastic, this personal piece is a illustration that was to be a Holiday Greetings Card from Fred and Sybil Brunner. Marked with instructions. Signed FSB. Great condition with some scuffs and edge browning.

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Merton Clivette Oils on Board, Letter and Newspaper Article

Lot 144: Merton Clivette Oils on Board, Letter and Newspaper Article

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Description: Three signed and one unsigned oils on board. The oils are landscapes scenes and are on thin 'cardboard'. Paintings have rough edges, some splits and loss. On a framed artist board is a newspaper article and a letter dated 1927. The hand written letter is a congratulation to Clivette for the recognition of his genius sent by a friend. Unique collection of pieces of a unique artist, actor, acrobat and magician.

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Majolica 'Leaf ' Bowl

Lot 145: Majolica 'Leaf ' Bowl

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Description: 9 1/2" diameter, shallow bowl with a centered Linden leaf, circa early 1900's, underside has spatter pattern, unmarked. Great condition with no chips or cracks, heavy crazing.

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Imperial Carnival Glass Charger

Lot 146: Imperial Carnival Glass Charger

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Description: 13 3/4" diameter, square shaped Imperial Carnival Glass Charger, with a red center with bands of gold into blue and then purple iridescence, smooth on top with a patterned bottom, scalloped edge. Good condition with some use scuffs and scrapes.

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Iridescent Gold Aurene Glass Vase

Lot 147: Iridescent Gold Aurene Glass Vase

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Description: 6 1/2" tall x 4 1/2" wide, bulbous aurene vase with a gold base into a peach flared mouth, glossy finish, unmarked. Great condition.

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Viking Art Glass Bird Candy Dish

Lot 148: Viking Art Glass Bird Candy Dish

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Description: 11 1/2" tall x 6", round candy dish with a bird handle lid in blue, partial Viking Hand Made paper label on lid. Great condition with no chips or cracks, some use wear on bottom.

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Murano Art Glass Bowls

Lot 149: Murano Art Glass Bowls

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Description: Lot of Two. 8" x 6" thick and heavy art glass bowl or dish, smokey white with shiny gold 'spots' and a light purple rim, missing paper label. 10" wide x 4 1/2" tall, triangular wavy shaped bowl/dish in pastel swirls, paper label intact. Both are in great condition with some use scuffs on the bottoms.

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