Important Two-Session Spring Americana Auction
Saturday, 3 Apr, 2004 10:00 AM Selling for Various Consignors
O'Neal Auction Center, Laurel, Delaware Terms: Cash, Approved Check, VISA/MC day of sale. A 10 % buyer's premium will be charged on all purchases. All items must be paid for day of sale.
Furniture Decoys
General Information: Jos. C. O’Neal & Sons Auctioneers & Appraisers Important Two-Session Spring Americana Auction to be held at the O’Neal Auction Center in Laurel, Delaware will feature approx. 750 lots of Period Antique Furniture, Fine Porcelain, Primitives, Glassware, & Decorative Arts.

The second session will begin at 10:00 A.M. on Saturday, April 3 and will feature approx. 500 lots. Be sure to check our website and periodically for updates.

Preview will be Monday, March 29, 2004 to Thursday, April 1, 2004 from 10:00 A.M. till 5:00 P.M. (EST); Friday, April 2, 2004 from 10:00 A.M. till start of first session (EST); and Saturday, April 3 from 8:00 A.M. till start of second session (EST).

Early 19th Century Maryland 2 pc. corner cupboard w/inlaid rosettes & bellflowers, bracket ft., single arch door on top, 2 dwrs. over 2 doors on btm., butterfly shelves, H-hinges, w/good old finish, Maryland Hepplewhite 3 part banquet table w/line & bellflower inlay, Chippendale walnut cellaret w/bracket feet & line inlay, Chippendale walnut chest w/inlay, Queen Anne walnut tilt-top tea table, Queen Anne cherry tilt-top table w/bird cage & dish top, miniature Hepplewhite style mahogany 3 part banquet table, Chippendale style footstool w/B&C ft., Chippendale style upholstered loveseat, Chippendale style wingchairs, Huntley mahogany sideboard, mahogany 3 door bookcases, Victorian walnut marble top sideboard w/mirror back, ornate 2 pc. oak bedroom suite w/highback bed, ornate 3 pc. walnut marble top bedroom suite w/highback bed, wrought iron & brass bed, Victorian marble top chest, Victorian walnut marble top washstands, walnut hall rack, oak hall seat w/beveled mirror, Empire walnut 6 dwr. chest, Sheraton style mahogany card table w/reeded legs, Victorian walnut tall chest w/galley top, Kindel wingchair & footstool, 10 pc. ornate mahogany dining room suite, 9 pc. oriental style dining room suite, 4 section oriental screen, Hitchcock 6 pc. dining room suite, Fallon & Hellen mahogany corner cupboard, pine jelly cupboard w/splash back, red washed jelly cupboard w/2 dwrs. over 2 doors, New England painted dressing table, pine 2 pc. stepback wall cupboard w/raised panel doors, Victorian country walnut secretaire, Eastern Shore heart pine corner cupboard w/2 – 6 lite doors on top, 2 doors on btm., & bracket ft. This is just a brief listing of the many pcs. of super quality furniture to be offered in this sale.

A nice selection of over 70 lots of quality decoys & duck stamp prints. We will be selling 7 pairs of Ward Bros. Crisfield, MD ½ size decoys such as: pr. of Pintails w/Hissing Drake, pr. of Mallards w/Hissing Hen, pr. of Spoonbills & others all are dated from 1963-1965. (2) 1944 Ward Bros. Black Ducks, Miles Hancock Black Duck, Dan Brown ¼ size Canadian Geese, pr. of Mason’s 4th Grade Bluebills, pr. of Canvasback sink bottoms, Madison Mitchell 1950 Mallard Drake, pr. of Paul Gibson Canvasbacks, Charles Birch Bluebill, Tyler Bluebill, & several other decoys, shorebirds, & duck stamp prints.

A large collection of stoneware crocks & jugs such as: blue decorated cake crock w/lid, blue decorated crocks w/ears, G.H. Torsh, Baltimore, MD butter churn crock w/ears, Thomas M. Green & Bros. No. 86 W. Baltimore St. jug, & many other blue decorated crocks & jugs, samplers, 12 pl. setting of Towle sterling flatware, 3 pc. sterling tea set, Waterford stemware, Gouda pottery, Fulper pottery, Delaware glass, Nippon pcs., Waterbury & Seth Thomas mantel clocks, miniature German mahogany grandfather clock, Gong Bell pull toy, advertising items, Framed color lithograph of “The Great Fight” between Tom Hyer & Yankee Sullivan fought in Chestertown, MD. B&O railroad items, Faberge etched egg, cut glass pcs., Kestner German 22” china doll, Armand Marseille German 20” china doll, Kopplesdorf German 11” drummer boy doll, Paul Herzel signed bronze of German Shepherd, flatware carriers, wooden bowls, Lladro figures, walnut mirrors, blue salt glaze pcs., Edison oak phonographs, miniature red black painted blanket chest, splint oak baskets, Black Americana collectibles, brass fireplace fender & andirons, gold gilt wall mirrors, and many items too numerous to mention. This is just a small offering of the many outstanding items to be offered.

This will be another fine catalogued auction containing many quality items from homes all over the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Delaware, & Virginia. A sale you will not want to miss. We will be selling 250 lots on Friday Evening & another 450 lots during the Saturday Session. Check eBay Live Auctions or iCollector for a full color listing of all lots to be offered. Outside Items will start at 9:30 a.m.

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