|Date(s)||2/18/2012 - 2/19/2012|
|Location||1600 Fourth Street North
St. Petersburg, FL 33704
|Buyer Premium||A Buyer's Premium will be added to this bid if it is successful.|
Fine American Antiques Auction, February 19, 2012 at 12 Noon. 1600 Fourth Street North, St. Petersburg, Florida. Preview is February 18, 10-6 p.m. and February 19, 10-12 p.m. Early preview by appointment. We are delighted to announce our Winter Americana Auction in sunny Florida featuring over 500 fresh-to-the-market fine 18th and 19th century American antiques. The sale includes over one hundred pieces of period American furniture. Fine listed American paintings by William J. Whittlemore, Frederick C. Yohn, Frank Tenney Johnson, Frederick D. Williams, Thomas B. Pope, Antonio DeSimone and other marine artist. A large collection of antique oriental rugs acquired from various estates. The auction also includes many historic nautical, whaling and scientific antiques drawn from various estates in Florida, New York and New England. A special selection of American silver features early coin and sterling silver by Southern silversmiths and other makers. Other categories include a wide array of decorated stoneware, American clocks, doorstops, baskets, Civil War weapons, clocks, lighting, early glass, carved canes, ephemera, folk art, toys, gold coins and photography as well as signed Babe Ruth and Jackie Robinson baseballs and a Lou Gehrig bat. Textiles including many quilts, samplers, needlework and hooked rugs along with Navajo rugs and other Native American Indian items. Many of the items being offered are from the estate of early Woman's Suffrage Movement activist Jane Norman Smith (1874-1953) and several early founding New England and Long Island, New York families.