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Stickley server, Lincoln plate leading two-day sale

From fish carvings and Stickley furniture to a French plate from President Lincoln's White House service will come to auction, through Garth's Auctioneers and Appraisers, July 24-25.
Lincoln's porcelain plate

French porcelain plate from the Abraham Lincoln White House service ($2,000-$4,000). (All photos courtesy Garth's)

DELAWARE, Ohio ­— On July 24-25, Garth’s Auctioneers and Appraisers will hold a European, Asian & American Furniture & Decorative Art and Jewelry auction. The sale will be held at Garth’s main gallery, located at 2690 Stratford Rd., Delaware, Ohio. Absentee and phone bidding will be available, and Internet bidding will be facilitated by Garth’s, eBay Live, and Invaluable.

The auction features items from the collections of the late Shirley McGill, an antiques dealer of 30 years and a founding president of the Chicago Suburban Antique Dealers Association, Inc., and lifelong collector Tom Glass, of Columbus, Ohio.

Among the offerings from the McGill collection are an extensive assortment of 20th century bird and folk art carvings including a bird tree by Daniel and Barbara Strawser, fish carvings, and a squirrel on a stump by Sig Ziebart. Of note are also a large grouping of Currier and Ives and Kellogg prints, almost all in the Patriotic or Presidential categories and a selection of mercury glass comprised of wig and hat stands, candlesticks, vases, bowls, covered dishes and novelties.

Furniture and artwork lots of note include:
• Walnut and polar Pennsylvania Chippendale tall chest ($1,000-$2,000)
• Inlaid New England Sheraton server in mahogany, bird’s-eye maple, cherry and pine ($1,000-$2,000)
• Portrait of a muse after William Adolphe Bouguereau, ($2,000-$3,000)

From the Tom Glass collection is a seldom-seen French plate from the Abraham Lincoln White

Sheraton server

Inlaid New England Sheraton server, may realize between $1,000 and $2,000.

House service in the “Solferino” or “Royal Purple” pattern. The set, which was ordered by Mrs. Lincoln in the spring of 1861, cost nearly $3,200. The estimate for the plate is $2,000 to $4,000.

Ebonized Renaissance Revival furniture offered includes:
• Seven-piece parlor suite with armchairs and a settee ($800-$1,200)
• Traveling dressing set in a rosewood case ($1,000-$1,500)

Additional categories include European, Asian and American furniture and decorative arts including furniture, paintings, pottery, glass, artwork and crystal chandeliers.

For more information, visit, call 740-362-4771 or email

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