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Holiday Decorative Arts Sale on Decemeber 14th 2009


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  • HolidayDecorativeArts Sale12/14/09

    Auction:Monday December 14th, 2009 at 11am

    Sale 1353

    Exhibitions:Friday December 11th


    Saturday December 12th


    Inquiries:jonathan freeman

    tel: 267.414.1231

    [email protected]

    Bidding:bids department

    kati gegenheimer ext. 3008

    Direct Tel: 267.414.1208

    Fax 215.599.2240

    [email protected]

    Catalogue $20

    Inside Front Cover: Lot 32

    Inside Back Cover: Lot 346

    Color images of every lot will be

    available in early June at

    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.

    PaymentGoods 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 Wednesday, December 23rd at3pm. Purchases not so removed may be turnedover to a licensed warehouse at the expenseand risk of 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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  • HolidayDecorativeArts SaleMonday December 14th, 2009

    at 11am

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    1 09-8105/12Oval Mexican sterling silver tray20th centuryNarrow chased molded border, double scrollloop handles.L : 29 1/2 in., Weight: 44 oz.$1,000-2,000

    2 09-8095/28Sterling silver snuff boxWith a relief courting couple and basket weavebasket form base, together with sterling silvercard case and a sterling repousse match safe(3).(snuff box) H: 1 in., W: 2 1/2 in., Weight: 2 oz.$100-150

    3 09-8095/26Sterling silver Peruvian tea potwith bead edge handle and spout together witha heavy sterling silver creamer and a platedrelief putti decorated tea caddy (3).Sterling weight: 22.oz$250-350

    4 09-8095/17Continental silverplate lampwith a tree trunk form support detailed basedepicting an elf battling a snail on a raisedreticulated base.H: 12 1/2 in.$100-200

    5 09-8053/39Group of sterling silver bureau garniture,assorted20th centuryIncluding powder jar, soap holder, hand mirror,whisks (2), clothes brush and nail buff, 7 pieces.$125-175

    6 09-8053/34Miscellaneous sterling silver table ware19th/20th century sterling silverIncluding bouillon spoons, gravy ladle, shoehorn, sugar tongs etc.23 pieces.Total weight: 21 oz.$225-300


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    7 09-8045/3Twelve mother-of-pearl handle luncheon forks19th/20th centuryPlain oval handles together with matchingknives and four fruit knives, all with silver ferrels.28 pcs.$200-300

    8 09-8022/17Seven sterling silver candy dishes20th centuryOpenwork mint compote,, pair of shell shaped,pair of footed base, repousse dish and compote,7 pieces.Total Weight: 26.5 oz.$275-350

    9 09-8022/16Peruvian sterling silver sauce boat withattached tray20th centuryHammered finish helmet shaped sauce bowlwith leaf and scroll chased border, lyre handleand detachable tray below.L: 9 3/8 in., Weight: 22 oz.$250-350

    10 09-8022/15Miscellaneous sterling silver hollow ware20th centuryIncluding cake trays, roll trays, open salts,goblet, candy dish, 19th century fiddle handledspoons and forks 23 pieces. (One cake tray andfive forks are silver plate).Weight of silver: 45 oz.$350-450

    11 09-8022/14Five assorted sterling silver bon-bon compotes20th centuryVaried decoration, all weighted. Together withsix assorted sterling silver and glass trays, 11pieces.Size of trays: 9 in. to 5 3/4 in.$150-225

    12 09-8022/13Sterling silver two piece salad serving setfrank whiting & co., 20th centuryLily pattern .Weight : 8.5 oz.$100-150

    13 09-8022/11Two pair of weighted consolesTogether with sterling silver compote, pair ofcasters, and pair of weighted three lightcandelabra tops.(tallest) H: 7 in.$200-300

    14 09-8022/10Prelude pattern International sterling silver teaserviceIncluding teapot, hot water pot, creamer,covered sugar and waste bowl, 5 pieces.(coffee pot) H: 10 3/4 in.$400-600

    15 09-8022/9Collection of Japanese silver table ware20th centuryIncluding four small bowls, four small cups,twelve small scalloped edge trays, ten spoonsand six pairs of chopsticks, all floral engraved,36 pieces.Total weight: 57 oz.$400-600

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    16 09-4109/188DTwo plain sterling silver oblong trays20th centuryTogether with an oriental silver cigarette case, 3pieces.Total weight: 33 oz.$300-500

    17 09-4109/118FTwelve Sterling silver iced tea glasses by Reedand Barton20th centuryPlain design with slightly flairing lips.H: 5 1/2 in., total weight: 69 oz.$700-900

    18 09-4109/118ESix sterling silver water goblets by Wallace20th centuryPlain design, together with eight sterling silversherbert stands by Frank Smith Silver Companyof plain design, 14 pieces.Total Weight: 41 oz.$350-450

    19 09-4109/118DAssorted sterling silver hollow ware20th centuryIncluding twelve bread plates, water pitcher,circular sterling silver fruit bowl, repousse candybasket, creamer and sugar bowl, small bowl, twocandy dishes, small circular container and threeassorted sized cups, 24 pieces.Total Weight: 67 oz.$500-700

    20 09-4109/118CMiscellaneous sterling silver flat warenineteenth/20th centuryIncluding two Russian silver table spoons, sixAmerican silver fiddle handled table spoons byMermod & Jaccard & Co., three engraved tablespoons, serving spoon and mechanical meatfork, 12 pieces.Weight 17 oz.$200-400


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    21 09-4109/118BMiscellaneous sterling silver flat ware20th centuryAssorted patterns including place knives,bouillon spoons, teaspoons, flat butterspreaders and dinner forks, 46 pieces.Weight of weighable silver: 25 oz.$200-300

    22 09-4109/118AGorham sterling silver and gilt Aestheticmovement jelly spooncirca 1885With a gilt washed bowl formed as a shell and ahandle with applied decoration of foliate and acrab.L: 6 1/2 in., Weight: 1.3 oz.$3