Prices Realized & Highlights
for the Public Gallery Auction - February 11th 2016
The winter gallery sales continued offering the contents of the former Charles Caffrey Home of Campbell Street, williamsport featuring high-end, immaculate furnishings, antiques and collectibles.
Jewelry pieces hand-crafted by ‘Marc Williams’ were sought after – a three-piece set including a 14kt yellow gold pendant with 3mm ruby and matching earrings sold for $475 and a pair of 14kt yellow gold earrings with 5x7 garnets also sold for $475.
Immaculate furniture featured mostly cherry and mahogany quality modern pieces included a four-piece cherry bedroom suite including a bed, tall chest, dresser and night stand that sold for $675. ‘Century’ pieces included a queen poster bed that brought $320 and two small chests that sold for $460. ‘Hinkle-Harris’ pieces included a mahogany bar that brought $425, and a large mirror that sold for $105.
‘Statton’ pieces included a mahogany and cherry Federal-style server for $250, a one-drawer ‘D’ stand for $220, a cherry entrance table for $200, a silver chest on frame for $200, a gaming table for $125, a camelback love seat and two tapestry pillows for $90, a three-drawer writing desk for $70, and a small cherry drop-leaf table for $45.
Red leather pieces including a ‘Woodmark’ recliner brought $390 and a swivel office chair brought $305. A ‘Stickley’ desk sold for $220 and a one-drawer Mission-style oak desk brought $135. Also, a cranberry upholstered wing chair brought $155.
Regardless of condition, pianos bring only a fraction of their original worth at auction. This sale included a beautiful ebonized ‘Samick model G1-A’ baby grand piano in good condition that sold for $1,500 and a walnut-case ‘Musette’ French-style spinet piano in need of repair that brought $50.
‘Waterford’ pieces including a seven-piece set brought $140 and four wine glasses sold for $80. A partial service for eight of ‘Minton Jasmine’ dinner china brought $320, and a partial service for six of ‘Wedgwood Potpourri’ sold for $180. Also, a set of Towle ‘Mandarin Bamboo’ sterling flatware sold for $240.
A four-piece ‘Lionel’ passenger train set including a transformer, track and two engines sold for $250, and two ‘Star Tobacco’ cloth signs (as-is) sold for $300.
Frames included a pair of excellent artist-signed watercolor paintings of Civil War Union and Confederate soldiers riding on battle steeds that sold for $300. Other frames included a framed collection of shipwrecked coins with Certificates of Authenticity sold for $285. Two framed cartoon cells featuring ‘Droopy Dog’ and ‘Raggedy Andy’ sold for $60 each.
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.