Antique & Collectibles Auction: 5 May 2007
Bob & Sallie Connelly will conduct an Antique & Collectibles Auction at the Showplace in Binghamton on Saturday, May 5, 2007 at 10:00 a.m., with a preview at 9:00 a.m. Selling without reserve is furniture, including 4 shaker chairs with tilters, a mahogany Hepplewhite butler's desk, a Federal walnut swing-leg drop leaf table, 3 rope beds, a pair of rod back Windsor chairs with H stretchers, and 2 grand pianos by George Steck & Chickering, china and porcelain, including 8 Nippon vases, 7 large tankards, a cast iron figural jardiniere, a collection of over 125 pieces of pattern glass with cordials, wine, and a set of Noritake China made in Occupied Japan; clocks and watches, including an unusual large Abner Jones (?) with 8-day Terry-type movement and alarm, a Waterbury No. 25 weight driven double dial clock; and a Seth Thomas Tower Clock No. 2334, removed from the Johnson City, NY fire station in 1953 (assembly required); bronzes, including Porter of Tunis by Jean Didier Début, French, 1824-1893, 24.5 inches high on a marble base, 12 others, and 2 Chinese bronzes; paintings, over 20 including oils by Benjamin Champney, C. Harry Allis, Carleton Wiggins and Armondo Dellasanta, a seascape by Rockwell Brank, a watercolor by Granville Perkins, and a poster by Keith Haring; sterling silver, including a 5-piece Watson John Alden tea set, round chased silver box, and miscellaneous flatware; oriental rugs, including Sarouk and Kerman; miscellaneous and accessories, including an 1838 boxed surveying instrument by Meneey & Oothout, West Troy, NY, a coverlet signed Wealthy Hatch, 1831, a 19th century kaleidoscope, a Stuart Mill working model steam boiler with electric generator, 2 cast iron door stops -- a pointer dog and an Art Deco nude, and a hooked rug with distelfink bird; and music boxes, including a Swiss music box mounted on matching inlaid table and supplied with 5 6-tune rolls, an 11-disk Symphonion music box, and a Swiss music box with a 4-tune roll. Additional details, photos, a partial list of items, terms and directions are available in the large auction brochure (PDF: 1756 KB). A slideshow of selected items is also available.