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  • Freemans Friday:Furniture &Decorative Arts02/26/10

    Auction:Friday, February 26th, 2010 at 11am

    Sale 1361

    Exhibitions:Wednesday, February 24th

    & Thursday, February 25th


    Inquiries:jonathan freeman

    tel: 267.414.1231

    Bidding:bids department

    natalie difeliciantonio

    tel: 267.414.1208

    fax: 215.599.2240

    Catalogue $20

    Inside Front Cover: Lot 284

    Inside Back Cover: Lot 36

    Color images of every

    lot are available on

    www.freemansauction.comPrinting by Brilliant Studio

    Exton, Pennsylvania

    Freemans1808 Chestnut Street

    Philadelphia, PA 19103

    Telephone: 215.563.9275

    Fax: 215.563.8236

    126 Garrett Street

    Charlottesville, VA 22902

    Telephone: 434.296.4096

    Fax: 434.296.4011

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  • Important Informationfor BuyersRegistrationAll potential buyers must register for the saleprior to placing a bid. Registration informationmay be submitted in person at our receptiondesk, by fax or through our website We will requireproof of identification and residence and mayrequire a credit card and/or a bank reference. Byregistering for the sale, the buyer acknowledgesthat he or she has read, understood andaccepted Freemans Terms and Conditions ofSale.

    Buyers PremiumA Buyers Premium will be added to thesuccessful bid price and is payable by the buyeras part of the total purchase price. The BuyersPremium shall be: 25% on the first $20,000 ofthe hammer price of each lot, 20% on theportion from $20,001 through $500,000, and12% on the portion of the hammer priceexceeding $500,000.

    Sales TaxAll items in the catalogue are subject to the 7%Pennsylvania and Philadelphia sales tax. Dealerspurchasing for resale must register their taxnumbers on current PA forms. Forms should besubmitted to our Client Services office on thesecond floor.

    Catalogue DescriptionsAll item descriptions, dimensions and estimatesare provided for guidance only. It is the buyersresponsibility to inspect all lots prior to biddingto ensure that the condition is to theirsatisfaction. If potential buyers are unable toinspect lots in person, our specialists will behappy to prepare detailed Condition Reports onindividual lots as quickly as possible. These arefor guidance only, and all lots will be sold as isas per our Terms and Conditions of Sale.

    BiddingAt the sale Registered bidders will be assigned abidder number and given a paddle for use at thesale. Once the first bid has been placed, theauctioneer asks for higher bids in incrementsdetermined by the auctioneer. To place your bid,simply raise your paddle until the auctioneeracknowledges you. The auctioneer will notmistake a random gesture for a bid.

    By phone A limited number of telephone linesare available for bidding by phone through aFreemans representative. Phone lines must bereserved in advance. Requests must besubmitted no later than 24 hours prior to thescheduled start of the sale.In writing Bid forms are available in the saleroom and at the back of the catalogue. Theseshould be submitted in person, by mail or by faxno later than one hour prior to the scheduledstart of the sale. The auctioneer will bid on yourbehalf up to the limit.On the internet A fully-illustrated catalogue isavailable on-line at bidders may leave absentee bidsthrough the web site and will receive emailconfirmation of their bid. Freemans is notresponsible for errors or failure to execute bids.

    PaymentLots purchased will not be released until wehave received full payment. Payment may bemade in cash, by check, money order, or debitcard. Payments by check must clear the bankbefore goods will be released.

    Removal of PurchasesDeliveries will not be made during the time ofthe sale unless otherwise indicated by theauctioneer. All items must be paid for andremoved by Thursday, March 11th at 3pm.Purchases not so removed may be turned overto a licensed warehouse at the expense and riskof the purchaser.

    Shipping and PackingResponsibility for packing, shipping andinsurance shall be exclusively that of thepurchaser. Upon request, Freemans will providethe purchaser with names of professionalpackers and shippers known to us.

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  • Freemans Friday:Furniture &Decorative ArtsFriday, February 26th, 2010

    at 11am

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    1Shadow box framed Victorian silvermomentoes19th centuryTwo photo frames,two purses, two pince-nez,purse frame and three assorted bucklesmounted on black velvet in a shadowbox frame.(frame) 28 3/4 x 22 in.$250-350

    2Twenty-four assorted American silver and coinsilver teaspoonsmid to late 19th centuryFiddle and floral handles together with 19thcentury sugar tongs, olive spoon, Continentallong spoon withgrill stamp end, salt dip andvery small footed bowl, 29 pcs.Weight 17.5 oz.$150-200

    3Collection of silver plate hollow ware20th centuryVegetable dishes, trays, coffee pot, gravy boats,trays, candy dishes, etc., (33).$75-125

    4Collection of silver plated hollow ware20th centuryTea trays, galleried trays,platters, coveredvegetable dishes etc., (12).$125-175

    5A large group of Assorted SilverplateHollowareIncluding champagne bucket, trays, coffee pots,shallow vegetable dishes,assorted large twinhandled trays and service ware.$300-400

    6Reed & Barton silver plate 3-piece coffeeservice2nd quarter 20th centuryWith fluted lids and spreading feet and leafscroll handles, to include a coffee pot, cream jugand sugar bowl.H: 10 in.$200-300

    7Gorham Etruscan pattern sterling silverflatware serviceIncluding 15 teaspoons, sugar tongs, 8 saladforks, 8 butter spreaders, 8 boullion spoons, 8dinner forks, 8 dinner knives and a cold meatfork. Monogrammed S 49 oz. weighable sterling$450-550

    8Souvenir spoon collectionsMounted in two matching cases.provenance:Property of a private collector, Miami Beach FL$250-400

    9Set of twelve Gorham salt and peppersComprising six pepper shakers with foliate scrolldecoration, six open salts and six spoons. (18).Pepper H: 2 1/2 in., 10 oz.$100-150

    10Thirty-six piece flatware set in a fitted woodencase.Including 18 composition handled knives andforks, all in a 3 drawer tiger maple fitted case.$200-250

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    11Seventy-three piece partial sterling silver flatserviceIn the essex pattern, manufactured by TheDurgin Silver Co. including 8 dinner knives, 5butter spreaders,6 demi-tasse spoons, 14teaspoons, 6 boullion spoons, 6 salad forks,12dinner knives, 4 tablespoons, 6 stuffing spoonsand 6 misc. pattern fruit knives.Weighable silver 76 oz.$500-700

    12Seventeen piece sterling silver itemsIncluding 8 sterling silver handled dinner knivestogether with 9 reticulated bowl pedestal basedessert cup holders, all stamped sterling # 8271on underside.H: of holders 3 1/2 in.$150-200

    13Pair of sterling silver candlesticksWith fluted tapering supports above a circularraised weighted base. Stamped J.E. Caldwellsterling silver on underside.H: 10 in.$100-150

    14Silver and ivory handled fish servicelate 19th centuryIncluding forks, knives and serving set (25).$400-600

    15Pair silver shell form saltsFormed as oyster shells, the conforming spoonssurmounted by crab finials, with cast Gorhammarks. (2).W: 4 1/2 in. 9 oz.$100-150

    16Silver plated twin handled tea tray19th/20th centuryRectangular shape with cast grape bunch andleaf border and handles, engraved center.L.: 29 1/2 in.$50-100

    17Three pewter items including teapots by S.Purrier and covered flagon(flagon) H: 10 1/2 in.$100-200

    18Sheffield Silverplate TrayWith bead edge handled with an overall chasedcenter.L: 25 1/2 in.$150-200

    19A group of assorted tinwareIncluding a folding egg basket, tin container withlid, tin 6 arm electrified chandelier, plate covers,iron boot jack, and circular tin.$100-150

    20Three piece sterling photo framesIncluding 2 rectangular machine engravedframes together with a small round frame. Allstamped sterling silver.Hts: 6 1/2 in. and Dia: 4 1/2 in.$80-120

    21Two piece pewter flagon and coffeepotWith the coffeepot having a lighthouse shapewith floral finial to lid together with a tall flagonwith a spire form finial.Hts: 11 in. and 14 1/2 in.$100-150

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    22Sterling silver gravy ladledominic & haff, 20th centuryGadroon pattern together with a matchingsauce ladle, Chrysanthemum pattern sauceladle (with vermeil bowl), eleven egg spoonsand nine mother-of-pearl luncheon knives, 23pieces.$150-225

    23Sevres style jewel mounted porcelain urnOf slim baluster form with two scroll handles,painted with a scene of an amorous couple,enclosed by turquoise beads raised on a giltaccented socle and gilt metal base.H: 12 in.$200-300

    24Wedgwood white porcelain inkstand and penH: 2 in., W: 8 1/4 in.provenance:The Property of a Lady$150-200

    25Wedgwood light blue jasperware fruit bowl onstandH: 5 in., Dia: 8 in.provenance:The Property of a Lady$150-200

    26Three piece Wedgwood blue jasperwarejardiniere(large pot ) H: 7 1/4 in., Dia: 8 in.provenance:The Property of a Lady$200-300

    27Seventeen piece group of Apothecary jarsof various siz