SJ Auctioneers will host an online-only auction of silver, collectibles, toys and home decor on Sunday, September 11 at 4 p.m. EDT
The catalog is packed with jewelry, silverware and collectibles from artists, designers and goldsmiths – 248 lots in total. Online auctions are done via two platforms.
BROOKLYN, NY, USA, Aug. 24, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — SJ Auctioneers will bid farewell to summer and greet the start of fall with an auction of silver, collectibles, toys and decor on Sunday, Sept. 11, starting at 4 p.m. Eastern time. The 248-lot online auction caters to the needs of gift collectors and retailers and offers a wide variety of items, many of which are hard to find, for just about everyone.
The catalog is packed with jewelry, silverware and collectibles from artists, designers and goldsmiths such as Cartier, Tiffany & Co., Dominick & Haff, Jose Hess, Emile Delaire, Gorham, Movito, Reed & Barton, Watson, Wallace, Wm. B. Kerr, Daum glass paste, Lalique, Sackermann Hessenberg & Co., Vetreria Murano, Steuben, Baccarat and Herend.
Toys and trains will be led by manufacturers including American Flyer, Lionel, Buddy L, Lesney, Nintendo, Tootsietoy, Matchbox and Tonka. Older Disney collectibles will also be on offer, as will Chinese cloisonné. The auction is a true one-stop-shop for collectors looking for everything from toys and jewelry to table decor, silverware and giftware.
Multiple items could end up vying for the top lot in the auction. One is a visually striking burgundy owl-shaped pitcher in silver and Spanish amber crystal, with intricate textured feathers and eye detail. The piece is stamped along the underside of the feet with the hallmarks “Spain” and “Alpaca”, and carries a reasonable pre-sale estimate of $1,000 to $4,500.
Another is the pair of antique Chinese famille verte goose (or duck) bisque figurines (porcelain showing a green enamel glaze over blues, purples, yellows and iron red), measuring 10 inches tall, with bright colors for feathers, wings and tails. Their tongues are visible inside their open beaks. Each bird will be sold in a single lot, estimated between $1,000 and $5,000.
Yet a third is a set of American Flyer 20535 S Pony Express passenger trains, circa post-war (1959-1960), S-gauge and rated C-6. The set includes a powder diesel, an unpowered diesel and four passenger cars. These feature metal trucks, metal wheels and knuckle couplers. Each car is lighted and the set is expected to cost between $2,000 and $6,000.
A Steuben crystal vase with a 24-karat gold vermeil (gold-plated silver) thistle finial, 4 inches tall minus the finial, has an estimate of $2,000 to $5,000. In addition, a porcelain peacock figurine signed Herend, approximately 4 ½ inches tall, its tail in full glory painted in colors of rust, turquoise and black, with a mesh body in 24 karat gold and rust, should reach $500 to $1,000.
Collectors are crazy about Baccarat. The sale includes a Baccarat Oceanie vase in French glass crystal, approximately 7 ¾ inches high by 4 inches wide (est. $1,000-$1,500); and a Baccarat crystal paperweight, signed, on a transparent base 2 inches in diameter, filigree glass rod twists in red, blue and white called the Macedoine style (est. $500-$1,000) .
Small cars will be a key part of the day’s deals. Here are some examples :
• 1955 Tootsietoy #207 Car Carrier Set with original box and includes four vehicles. The set shows signs of wear but should still cost between $1,000 and $5,000.
• 1920s Georg Fischer tin delivery van, made in Germany, 4 inch long penny toy (est. $500-1,000).
• Marx Overhead Crossover Speedway #2070 complete mechanical racing set with box and key (not sure if key is original). (estimated between $250 and $500).
In the doll category, a 1919 wooden toddler Schoenhut doll, measuring 11 inches tall, 11/107w on a walker body, with the Schoenhut tag on the back, is expected to fetch between $1,000 and $5 $000; while a Pinn family of eight dolls (including Ty Pinn, Hattie Pinn, Beauty Pinn, Harry Pinn, Bobby Pinn, and Baby Pinn) should end between $1,500 and $5,000.
The jewelry will include two lots with identical estimates of $350 to $650. One is a Tibetan-made natural horn bead necklace, measuring about 18 inches in length. The other is a raspberry pink striped cuff and matching striped choker, the cuff about 20mm wide and the choker 3mm thick and measuring 16 inches magnetic closure.
Rounding out some of the headline items expected from the sale, a set of eight Cartier sterling silver salt cellars in the original red box is estimated between $500 and $1,000; while a tin toy lithograph J. Drummer Boy Dog, Model No. 109 with box, is expected to fetch $250-$750.
Internet auctions will be provided by LiveAuctioneers.com and BidSpirit.com. No telephone bids will be taken, but mail-order auctions are now available online. Pre-bidding is also available, meaning for those unable to attend the online auction, they can still leave their bids now. For more auction information, visit www.sjauctioneers.com.
SJ Auctioneers is always on the lookout for quality items for future auctions. To inquire about consigning an item, estate, or collection, you can call 646-450-7553; or, you can email [email protected] To learn more about SJ Auctioneers and the 9/11 Silver, Collectibles, Toys & Homes Auction, please visit www.sjauctioneers.com.
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