Tuesday, June 11, 2013

George Potter, Today in Missouri

My sister-in-law lives in Kansas City and sent this notice to me. I wonder how many, if any, of the sales items were family heirloom items vs. his collections??? Would have been fun to attend.  Do be sure to click the link to learn more about George Potter, Jr., who was born in 1930. 


Centuries Old Antiques...
and Modern Art

The George Potter Jr. Estate

A tagged Estate Sale inside the Potters' replica castle at 1239 West 61st Terrace, Kansas City MO. Their unique home is adorned with period 16th, 17th and 18th Century Architectural elements, Furniture Fine Art and much more.

  
Pre-sale BENEFIT OPENING
 Thursday, June 13th from 3 to 8 p.m.
Your $20 admission benefits Great Plains SPCA No Kill animal welfare organization.
The folks from Great Plains SPCA will be on hand with tax deductible receipts and organization info.

Additional sale hours for this large event:
Thursday June 20th, 2 to 6 p.m.
Friday June 21st, 10 to 4
Saturday June 22nd, 10 to 3
ALL ITEMS WILL BE PRICED AND AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE AT THE BENEFIT PRE-SALE ON THURSDAY JUNE 13TH!
  
EARLY FURNITURE
  • Jacobean Style Oak Tester Bed with 17th Century Elements
  • 17th C. Carved Oak Corner Cabinet on Stand
  • 17th C. Coffer on legs with Carved Busts
  • 18th and Early 19th C. Chippendale and
  • Hepplewhite Side Chairs
  • Early Trestle Base One Drawer Stand
  • Early Elm Stand with Turned Legs joined by stretchers
  • Early 19th C. Mahogany Fold-out Dressing Table
  • 17th C. Pad Foot Queen Anne Stand Table with Carved Drawer Face
  • Taller Narrow 19th C. Bow Front Hepplewhite Chest with Five Drawers
  • Bronze Doré Mounted Boulle Cabinet
  • Bronze Doré Mounted Boulle Lap Desk
  • 19th and 20th Century Wood Vitrine Cabinets
  • A variety of early 19th C. Side Chairs and Arm Chairs in Hepplewhite, Sheraton, Chippendale and other styles
  • Dark Oak Gothic and Linenfold design Beds
  • More not listed
PARTIAL LISTING OF ANTIQUES AND COLLECTIBLES - GLASS & PORCELAIN
  • Collection of Early Pewter
  • Collection of Modern Torso Sculptures
  • Great Table Lamps in Bronze, Marble, Gilded Wood, Tole, Porcelain, etc.
  • 18th C. Patch Boxes
  • Lalique and other French Crystal and Opalescent
  • 19th & 20th Century Sterling by British Makers and Tiffany & Co
  • Wonderful 18th C. Altar Sticks
  • 19th C. Carved Stone 29-inch Figure of a Lion w/ Heraldic Shield
  • 100s of Pieces of 17th and 18th Century Dark Oak Architectural Elements and Panels including Gothic Motifs, Gothic Figures, Linen Folds, etc.
  • 19th C. Carved Ivory Bust on Plinth (repair)
  • Ivory and Semi-Precious Stone Boxes
  • Wedgwood Queen's Ware
  • Roman Glass Replicas and otherwise?
  • 17th and 18th Century Cabinets and Coffers
  • 18th and 19th Century English metal Mounted Coconut Cups
  • Nearly 100 Pieces of Horse Brass
  • Textiles and Draperies
  • Mink Coats and Capes
  • Steuben 'Teardrop' Martini Glasses
  • Steuben Goblet with engraved Lion
  • Laliqe French Crystal Tumblers
  • Pittsburg Pillar Mold Bottles
  • Very fine English and Irish Cut Glass
  • Waterford Crystal
  • Swarovski Crystal
  • Civil War Soldier Tintype Image
  • 18th C. Whale Bone and Silver Toddy Lifters
  • Gorham' Etruscan' partial set sterling flatware
  • 19th-century carved marble sculpture of woman and child
  • Guilloché enamel Sterling box with Art Deco scene
  • Collection of approximately 50 19th-century Staffordshire fairings
  • Antique quilts
  • Antiquarian books including many nice fine bindings
  • Circa 1890s child size dresser and washstand with pressed designs
  • Large collection of Halcyon days enamel boxes
  • Many Limoges boxes including figural topped examples
  • Many great table lamps including altar stick types and marble with bronze and bronze and cut English and Irish Crystal and gessoed and painted wood, etc.
  • Erotic theme Indian miniature paintings
  • Antique stereo viewer cards
  • Coronation collectibles circa 1914 to 1980s
  • Older Mink coats and capes in as found condition
  • Antique Chinese embroidered robe
  • Royal Crown Derby service plates for Ovington Brothers New York
  • Steinway and sons grand piano serial number 217645, condition unknown. Model M?
  • Antique Brass bugle stamped mark of Henry Potter London 1913
  • Vintage aviation photograph circa 1920s
  • Bohemian Glass Liquer Set
  • Large Set of KPM ARKADIA WHITE very fine Dinner Service
  • Fine Crystal bowl on Stand with Engraved Hunt Scene
  • A number of Obelisks made from a wide variety of materials
  • Finely Painted 19th C. Porcelain Cabinet Cup and Saucer Sets
  • Crown Derby and other early 19th C. Porcelain
  • Collection of 100 English Cottage Miniatures
  • Many sets of Finer Crytsal Stemware with Cut and Polished Designs
  • Meissen Figure Grouping
  • Wonderful Painted Iron Chandelier
  • Collection of Blue Onion Porcelain Pieces
  • Embroidered Chinese Mandarin Robe C. 19th century
  • Early carved wood Crucifix
  • Incredible Lace Table Cloth with Figures
  • Art Deco influence Cocktail Shaker with Tiffany Sterling
  • ANRI 75 Piece Nativity Set
  • Silk Persian Rugs in poor condition

STERLING SILVER AND PEARLS
  • Sterling Silver Handle Grape Shears
  • Large Sterling Silver serving trays
  • Sterling Silver Footed Tray with handles
  • Partial sets of Sterling Silver flatware
  • Sterling silver pearl handle child s whistle
  • Sterling silver and Ivory child's Rattle with rhymes circa 1915
  • Coin silver spoons
  • Many small sterling silver frames
  • Lewis Wise hammered sterling baby spoon
  • Set of 10 interesting hoof-form sterling spoons signed Sanborn's
  • Ornate Sterling Castors
  • Silver Plated Candelabra
  • Silver Plated Bacon Warmer
  • Gorgeous Ross and Simons 18-inch strand of large 18mm Pearls (approximate sizes)

FINE ART
  • Oil on Canvas Portrait of a Woman in Blue Dress, Circle of Jonathan Richardson (London 1655 - 1745), measures 45 x 37 inches in large custom frame
  • Oil on Canvas Portrait of Man in a Blue Robe, attributed to Sir Godfrey Kneller, 30 x 24 inches
  • Oil on Panel by Bob Byerely dated 1975
  • Gordon Laite (1925-1978) Ink on Board
  • Mary Jane Beggs (Born 1913 Lawrence KS) Watercolor
  • Jack Garver (Born 1921 Kansas/New Mexico) Abstract Oil on Panel
  • Pencil Signed Etching Attributed to Henri Matisse (1869-1954)
  • Mamie Withers Wintermote (1885-1945) Oil on Canvas
  • Thomas Creswick Watercolors
  • Thomas Bush Hardy graphite on paper drawings circa 1876
  • George Potter Jr. artwork and prints
  • Ken Ferguson Wheel Thrown Pottery Bowl
  • More works not listed
LARGE LIBRARY OF FINE BINDINGS AND OTHER BOOKS
  • The History of The Decline and Fall of The Roman Empire 1776 edition, six volumes, quarto leather, maps and frontpiecece present
  • The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame, illustrated by Ernest H. Shepard, full red leather bound by Bayton, Bath, England
  • Lays of the Scottish Cavaliers and other Poems, 1863, beautiful padded red leather
  • Library of 19th C. Fine Bindings and Leather Bound Books
  • Art and Architecture with focus on English Architecture
  • Several Arthur Rackham Illustrated volumes
  • Richard Nixon Signed and Boxed Volume The Memoirs of Richard Nixon (damp damage)
  • Vincent Price Signed copy from his library
  • Sizable collection of 18th and 19th century wood engraving bookplates, some hand colored
  • Early indenture on vellum
  • A few 18th and 19th century maps
  • Easton Press Leather Books
  • Massive Collection of Art Books and Reference Material
ELECTRONICS
  • Pioneer SX850 Receiver
  • Pioneer PL518 Direct Drive Turntable
MISCELLANEOUS
  • A full range of Household Items, Housewares, Small Appliances, China, Pottery, Cookware, Clothing and Bedding
  • A small workshop full of tools and materials
  • Nail Guns
  • Power Tools
  • Good sized Air Compressor
  • More

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