Three-generation collection totals 1,200+ cataloged lots for Indiana antiques auction

EVANSVILLE, Ind. — Sohn & Associates of Evansville, Ind., will conduct a four-day auction to liquidate the three-generation collection of Dr. and Mrs. Marc Wall of Rockmart, Ga. The auction dates are Jan. 28-31, 2010; each day the auction will begin at 10 a.m.

Highlights of the auction include:

Approximately 100 lots of brilliant period and other cut glass including punch bowls, vases, pitchers, compotes, decanters, 2-piece cake stand, dresser pieces, bowls, nappies, candle sticks, teapot and other pieces. Many pieces are signed.

Over 100 clocks will be sold, including garnitures, mantels, shelf, wall, and tall case clocks, two of which are Tiffany. Clocks are from French, German, English, and American makers.

A large selection of German, French, English and American porcelain will cross the block, including compotes, garniture, candelabra, vases, bowls, boxes. Selections of Herend porcelain and Wedgwood china, including crimson pieces, will also fall under the gavel.

Royal Doulton offerings include character jugs, figurines, flambé animals and other pieces. And Doulton and Doulton Lambeth pieces signed by Hannah Barlow and George Tinsworth will also be available.

Art glass by Tiffany, Loetz, Steuben and contemporary studio pieces will sell to the highest bidder. Lamp selections include several fine miniature lamps, slag glass table lamps, and Corday figural lamps.

A wide array of antiques and collectibles will appeal to auctiongoers, including perfumes, bronze pieces (including a pair of Tiffany candle sticks), tobacciana including a Majolica and other smoking sets, Meerschaum and briar wood pipes, miniature sewing machines, desk sets and inkwells, and sterling silver tea sets.

For those interested in Orientalia, more than 200 pieces will be offered, including fine cloisonné, carved ivory including netsukes (many signed), snuff bottles, figures, fine carved jade pieces, and Sumida pottery pieces.

A huge collection of Cybis porcelains, most with boxes, will be offered to the public, including Moses, Nefertiti, Cubels, Arien, Pegasus, Pip, Eskimo Boy, Yankee Doodle, Free Spirit, Gombol and Frolee, Cupid Head, Unicorn, Madonna, Oceana, and many more.

Antique and collectible furniture will also be available, including a fine wall cabinet from a drug store, a Victorian secretary bookcase, a large decorated oval top display cabinet and many other pieces.

This fine sale will include 1,200 cataloged lots. The first hour of each day will consist of quality, un-cataloged items, with the online cataloged items beginning at 11 a.m. each day.

No furniture will be shipped; online or absentee bidders must make their own shipping arrangements (including palletizing) or take delivery of the furniture items at the auction house. Other items shipped to online and absentee bidders will be packed and shipped by handle with care packaging store and actual fees will be charged to purchaser. Please call if you have questions about certain items.

Online bidding will be available through Proxibid ( Online sales are subject to a 15 percent buyer’s premium, plus actual shipping and handling.

For complete terms and more information, including photos of each lot offered, visit

Photos courtesy Sohn & Associates.


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