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Historic hidden treasures - Rare antiques uncovered

Dates & Times (US/Central)

In-person:
Fri, Jan 26, 2018 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat, Jan 27, 2018 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sun, Jan 28, 2018 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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  • Terms & Conditions

    This is a cash sale.

    Credit Cards over $100.

    All items are sold as is.  And all sales are final. We do not provide packing or moving assistance.

    Gold jewelry is not on site until the day of the sale. 

  • Payment Methods

    Cash, Credit Cards, Debit

Sale Description

Tucked away in time and uncovered from a corporate basement come the final pieces of a great Oklahoma City estate.  French art, American Primitives, Mid Century Modern, Industrial equipment, Folk Art, Victorian, Southwest and Native American, this sale really does have it all.

Included in the sale are an amazing collection of Early 1800's American Primitive furniture pieces.  Hitchcock style 4 seat bench and chairs, corner cabinet and step back cabinet with original Federal Blue paint, and exceptional Linen Press with original white paint.  There are three homespun coverlets; one is dated 1841 in the weaving.  There are eleven period rugs including wovens, rag rugs, and a Scottish wool handwoven carpet 20' X 15'  There are three amazing beds including an early 1800's plantation style rope bed, and a small nanny bed.   We also have a primitive spinning wheel and an amazing collection of American Folk Art. 

A Federal tallboy Secretary in mint condition, a collection of Victorian chairs, a Victorian sofa and rocker.... the early period furniture is exceptional in its condition and selection.  There are mirrors and small cabinets.  There is a  loom with original black paint finish, windsor and hearth side  chairs with carving  .   Illuminated manuscipts and an early squre piano as well as a school bell speak to the variety of the items.  We also have Victorian period walking canes.

Paintings by master artists  were purchased in Paris in the 50's and include :Pierre de Claussade, Le Pecheur, Etude, and a  third landscape; Adolf Schreyer, The Scoutting Party 39 x 29; Dalieri. 25 x 32; Henri Laville Girl on Pony; A.C. Leighton, Rainy Camp; Paul Sieffert, nude woman with something on the canvas; Dave Lietinen, Gran Canyon watercolor; Marian Andreu, neutral nude men; David Blankenship, Stretch Colorado

Additional bronzes include classical representations of Victory and Defeat,  The Horse from Marly - signed Guillaume Coustou, and modern pieces which have been added from the company's collections. 

There is a set of eight medallions from 1801 depicting famous figures from the French Revolution. 

The rugs are amazing. There are 16 rugs including antique braided and rag rungs. Persian, Silk, Wool.  One Braid is a 15' long oval.  One is a 14' round.   There are also smaller versions. 

There are three vintage industrial carts, a 16 ft vintage aluminum CW Stiver canoe, antique office equipment.

There is a turquoise leather midcentury sofa and 6 teak mid century chairs that are paired with a beautiful Sampson walnut conference table or desk.   There is also a Hekman desk, and modern round table.   The office is packed with beautiful decor books, and collectible books.  There are two sets of the Brittanica greatest books housed in six lawyers style oak bookcases.

Rare Puce porcelain  and pink lusterware pieces bring a cheerful elegant note to any room. There is an extensive set of vintage couture French perfume, Italian leather. and vintage clothing and shoes from various countries around the world. 

For the true collectors there are 1940's Christmas items some from US Zone,  contents of 1961 fallout shelter packs, and unused vintage koda-chrome 16mm film.  We have early photographic and film supplies and equipment as well as incredible photos and negatives some from the Eastman company. 

One of the standouts at the sale is the show stopping grouping of geological specimens, including Azurite, Malachite, Sand Selenite, Quartz Crystals. all with stands and display platforms.  These are exceptional in quality and size.   There is a large collection of Southwest Canyon Artist Proofs photography by Craig .  We also have Coronation items from Queen Elizebeth II, and a large assortment of crusie ephemera from British Colonial areas.  

We are showing these items in the home of a prominent doctor and he has included wool and silk rugs, Greenery from LIfestyles, Iron decorative fireplace covers and many other items in the sale.  This makes it the best of both worlds antique and modern.

We have been working with our friends at Joyce Brown Realators  to use the property they have listed for sale as a venue.  Their number is (405) 348-9700 if you are interested in the home.

We will continue to add photos and descriptions so keep checking . 

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