Prices Realized & Highlights
for the Public Gallery Auction - January 14th 2016
Roan’s bi-weekly gallery auctions started off with a bang this year, featuring a wide variety of antiques, collectibles, furniture and more, including a very nice assortment of Fenton glass that produced results – glass figures averaged $25 a piece, fairy lamps brought $25 each, vases $30, perfumes $35, baskets $40, epergnes $50, ewers $75 and various jack-in-the-pulpit vases that ranged from $40 to $120 a piece.
Antiques included a rare wooden Mengel ‘Miss America’ model toy boat that brought $350. Civil War themed items attributed to General Longstreet included a letter addressed to Longstreet that brought $450, a giclée portrait in a gilt frame that sold for $200 and a small bust statue that brought $100.
Other items of interest included a ‘Williamsport Bakery’ crate that sold for $90, sets of framed antique ‘logging’ photos that sold for $30 to $80 a lot, and a ‘Pierce Family Tree’ needlework that brought $60. Also, a “Planter’s Peanut” jar brought $45, a Lionel ‘O’ gauge train set brought $160, and a set of Lenox ‘Olympia’ dinner china brought $90. Earthenwares such as redwares ranged from $25 to $250 a lot, yellowwares $30 to $100 and stonewares $25 to $125. Clocks included a grandfather clock that brought $200, a Victorian-style wall clock that brought $150 and a Seth Thomas mantle clock that brought $30.
Furniture pieces themed for a hunting cabin included a seven piece ‘camo’ upholstered living room set that sold for $400 as well as a similar oak rocker that brought $25. A brown vinyl sofa brought $325, a high-back settee $130, a seven-piece yellow pine living room suite brought $250, and other oak furniture pieces including a tall chest and bookshelf brought $170 and $120 respectively. Also, a primitive lift-top two-drawer two-door Miller’s desk sold for $250 and mahogany Governor Winthrop desk brought $140.
Roan’s will host gallery sales most every other Thursday throughout the winter and spring with other sales to be mixed in ... Please keep checking the website at roaninc.com regularly for the most up-to-date auction news and information.