What a diverse assortment of items on the August 22 Auction block. Items spanning FIVE Centuries: Circa 1600’s, Circa 1700’s, Circa 1800’s, Circa 1900’s and yes, Circa 2000!
Below is a sampling of a random selection of exquisite, hand-painted Delft Tiles from the 1600’s!
Pictured here is a Silk Embroidery on Taffeta done with the skillful hands of Anne Dandridge Aylett (Alexander), ca 1700’s. Ms. Aylett was the second cousin to our country’s First Lady, Martha Washington (on the Custis side of the family)! Yes, Martha Washington (Dandridge) who was also known as: “Lady Washington,” “Martha (Dandridge) Custis Washington,” and “Martha Custis.” Makes you wonder if Martha and Anne were in the same room during its creation and had any discussions regarding this one of a kind work of art! This is Americana at its best! You’ll never see another one!
To add to the spirit of our Americana mix, we will be selling a hand made doll house from the late 1800’s, in it’s original paint and interior wallpaper.
For the Antiquarian, a rare two volume set published in 1878, “The Picturesque World or Scenes In Many Lands” as well as ca. 1884 “The Dore Gallery of Bible Stories” by Josephine Pollard highlight our Ephemera lots.
And items from the 1900’s and 2000’s are, as in the past, exceptional in quality and there’s something from each decade. Featuring, Furniture and area Rugs, exquisite Pottery, Clothing, costume Jewelry, Toys, Dolls and items for the Sportsmen! Just in, a large collection of Transit and miscellaneous Signage! Stay tuned for further details!
Be sure to mark your calendar for Saturday, August 22 and come join us at the air-conditioned Eagleswood Fire Hall for another auction filled to the brim with quality items! Food will be provided by Chef Rich. All items are now in the ‘house’ so our work is cut out for us! Gallery Pictures are now available and we will continue to update that page as we sort through boxes of items. The Live/Absentee Bid Catalog is currently under construction but will send out a notice once its available.
Here’s a direct link to the Gallery Section, enjoy!
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