Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates


2177 Green Valley Lane, Mt. Crawford, Virginia 2284
540-434-3939

About Auction House

Jeff Evans is the former president and principal auctioneer for Green Valley Auctions, Inc. in Mt. Crawford, Virginia (1979-2008), and director of its specialty/catalogued auction division (1995-2008). In 2009, Jeff and wife Beverley withdrew the catalogued auction department from Green Valley, and began conducting their fine antiques and decorative arts auctions as Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates, Inc. The newly constructed state-of-the-art auction gallery, designed specifically for catalogued auctions, is within walking distance of the old location, in the heart of the Shenandoah Valley.

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    Folk art and historical material lead the way at Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates auction

    John James Trumbull Arnold folk art double portrait, Lot 2124, $81,900. MT. CRAWFORD, VA.-The Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates November 12th - 14th Premier Americana Auction was a landmark event and produced robust prices – along with a few surprises - in multiple categories. The three-day format consisted of 1,908 lots of high-quality material from across the country, much of which was fresh to the market, and, in a number of cases, had descended directly in the families of the original owners. Bidding was intense throughout each day with thousands of registered bidders participating by phone and online in competition with a socially-distanced gallery crowd eager to acquire something rare and desirable. Session I on Thursday featured a wide selection of 18th & 19th century glass and lighting, comprising free-blown, pattern-molded, and pillar-molded wares; bottles and flasks; a fine collection of colored pressed flint glass including many rare vases and candlesticks; outstanding whale oil and fluid lamps; early kerosene lighting, including cut overlays; a large selection of pressed lacy, including rare hollowware, salts, and cup plates; 18th century European drinking vessels; and Bohemian glass, including goblets with American scenes. The 757-lot session included consignments from Indiana, Ohio, Maryland, Connecticut, and New York produced consistently strong prices throughout the day. Top lot for Thursday, one of several surprises over the weekend, was a rare Bakewell pressed lacy gothic arch windowpane in as-found condition. The finely-detailed object signed by the Pittsburgh glass firm went to a collector online at $8,775 (Lot 579 – all prices include 17% buyer’s premium), a strong result for the form. Other noteworthy results from Session I included a Thomas Cains pattern-molded whale oil / fluid stand lamp at $7,605 (Lot 259); a Sandwich pressed hen covered dish in shiny translucent jade green at $5,557 (Lot 436); a pair of blown-molded six-panel font whale oil / fluid stand lamps in deep amethyst at $5,265 (Lot 250); and an unrecorded colorless pressed lacy footed sugar bowl and cover at $5,265 (Lot 575). Session II on Friday showcased part one of the ceramics collection of James Dunn, Springfield, VT; and the…

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    Spring auction of 18th & 19th glass & lighting produces strong results

    Blown-molded GV-14 cream jug, Lot 1269, $7,605. MT. CRAWFORD, VA.-The Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates spring auction of 18th & 19th glass & lighting was held on May 19 & 20 at the firm’s Mt. Crawford, VA gallery. Due to COVID-19 restrictions the sale was conducted with remote bidding only, in the same manner as the firm’s March and April auctions. Company president and senior auctioneer Jeffrey S. Evans noted, “We offered five different ways to bid in this auction and competition was intense across all platforms. Prices overall were some of the strongest we have seen in many years. In some instances results were at or above pre-recession levels!” The auction featured part one of the collection of the late Alexander Hierholzer (Holt) and Harry Saunders, Philadelphia, PA: the Duane Sand collection, Eureka Springs, AR; the cup plate collection of the late Dolores J. Bowler, Ayer, MA; the collection of Lynne and the late Philip Blaker, Austin, TX; and property of the Russell and Doris Evitt estate collection, Jackson, CA. The sale consisted of wide variety of blown and pressed glass of all types produced in the United States, Great Britain, and throughout Europe. The auctions top lot was a cobalt blue blown cream jug molded in a baroque pattern designated as GV-14 by George & Helen McKearin. The circa 1830 beauty featured an applied solid handle and was most likely made at the Boston & Sandwich Glass Co. in Sandwich, MA. From the Holt/Saunders collection, the 4 ½” high jug was in mint condition and sold for $7,605 (Lot 1269 – all prices include the firm’s 17% buyer’s premium) to a New England private collector. Jeff Evans noted, “This jug was the first thing that Harry Saunders ever purchased from us. Beverley (Evans) found it hiding in a Staunton, VA estate back in the 1990s. It was the only old thing in the house and Harry paid $4,000 at the auction. I think it brought more than everything else in the house combined!” Other American blown glass in the sale included a pattern-molded Checkered Diamond pocket flask in light…

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    Quality collections produce strong prices at spring fine & decorative arts auction

    Edward Henry Potthast diminutive coastal landscape, Lot 2136, $6,435. MT. CRAWFORD, VA.-The Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates April 23-25 Fine & Decorative Arts Auction was a highly anticipated event and produced robust prices in multiple categories. The three-day format consisted of 1,840 lots of high-quality material and generated record levels of participation for the firm, a solid indication of vigor in this diverse segment of the marketplace. Despite altered bidding conditions due to COVID-19 restrictions, competition was intense throughout each day with over 7,000 registered bidders from over 40 countries participating online, by phone, and through absentee. Session I on Thursday started the weekend off smoothly with most lots meeting or exceeding expectations. The day’s offerings consisted of an excellent selection of paperweights (from antique to contemporary), American and European art glass, studio glass of all types, a collection of vintage perfumes, and a large assortment of antique silver. The select grouping offered in this session sparked significant presale interest and produced strong results overall. Top lot of the day, from the Bredehoft Collection, was a Paul Stankard Bee and Bouquet lampwork studio art glass paperweight exhibiting exquisite workmanship, which garnered $5,625 (Lot 1038 – all prices include the 17% buyer’s premium). Other noteworthy results from the Thursday session included an Emile Galle / Escalier de Cristal engraved and enameled art glass cylinder vase at $2,457 (Lot 1125); a Daum Nancy winter cameo pillow vase at $1,755 (Lot 1131); and a David-Andersen Norwegian Baroque-style historic reproduction sterling silver large covered tankard at $1,404 (Lot 1462). Session II on Friday featured part two of the miniature lamp collection of Yvonne and the late Pete Lynch, Lincoln, DE; and part two of the fairy lamp collection of Connie Scott, Bristol, CT. Consisting of a wide selection of miniature lamps, fairy lamps, lithophane shades, figural tea warmers, and an eclectic mix of American, English, and European ceramics, the Friday session did not disappoint. Top lot for the day was a Pairpoint Puffy floral shade pedestal candle / fairy lamp, frosted colorless with polychrome reverse painting, at $4,972 (Lot 410). Other noteworthy results included a…

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    Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates Announce an Outstanding Auction of 18TH & 19TH Century Glass and Lighting, May 20, 2020

    Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates will conduct their 21st annual spring auction of 18th & 19th century glass and lighting on May 20th beginning at 9:30 a.m. ET. The sale will featuring part one of the collection of the late Alexander Hierholzer (Holt) and Harry Saunders, Philadelphia, PA: the Duane Sand collection, Eureka Springs, AR; the cup plate collection of the late Dolores J. Bowler, Ayer, MA; the collection of Lynne and the late Philip Blaker, Austin, TX; material from the Thomas Bredehoft collection, Saint Louisville, OH, and the Harold Smalley collection, Osterville, MA; property of the Russell and Doris Evitt estate collection, Jackson, CA; material deaccessioned from a private institution to benefit its Conservation and Acquisitions Fund; plus others. Many colored flint glass vasesJeffrey S. Evans & Associates From a large collection of 18th & 19th century wine glassesJeffrey S. Evans & Associates The auction will comprise free-blown and pattern-molded glass including lily-pad decorated and Midwestern examples; pillar-molded wares including many rare colored examples; a fine collection of colored pressed flint glass including many rare vases and candlesticks; lighting devices from the whale oil, fluid, and early kerosene periods including fine cut overlay examples; pressed lacy-period glass including open salts and rare colored pieces; an extensive collection of over 1,000 cup plates; rare colored flint EAPG; blown and pressed children’s toy glass; a fine collection of 18th century European drinking vessels including many air- and opaque-twist stem wine glasses; other European glass including cut overlay, Bohemian drinking vessels, &c.; plus more. Sample of a large selection of all types of early glass & lightingJeffrey S. Evans & Associates Jeffrey S. Evans, the firm’s president and senior auctioneer commented, “We are extremely pleased to offer these long-time collections at unreserved auction. Most were put together over a 40-year or longer period so this sale offers a great opportunity to purchase fresh material that has been off the market for many, many years.” He added, “As always our cataloguing for this auction will be very detailed including a full condition report and provenance for each lot, plus professional photos. In addition…

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    Quality collections will be featured in Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates auction

    Miniature lamps from the Lynch collection. MT. CRAWFORD, VA.-The Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates Spring Fine & Decorative Arts Auction contains a wide selection of desirable material and will include everything from art glass and rare music boxes to miniature lighting and estate jewelry. The large auction will take place over three days, Thursday, April 23, 2020; Friday, April 24, 2020; and Saturday, April 25, 2020, with absentee, phone, and live internet bidding available. Thursday’s session, Day One, beginning at 9:30 am, will start the weekend off with a bang and features the collection of the late Ellen D. Teller, Ann Arbor, MI; material from the Thomas Bredehoft Collection, Saint Louisville, OH; the Harold Smalley Collection, Osterville, MA; and the Ellen O’Brien Collection, Sarasota, FL; the estate of Commander Buryl and Nelwyn Kay, McLean, VA; private collections from Florida and New Jersey; plus others. The day’s offerings consist of a collection of over 150 modern and antique paperweights; a fine collection of art glass cologne bottles and atomizers; European art glass, including examples by Galle, Daum, Moser and other Bohemian makers; a collection of Dorflinger, including 40 Honesdale cameo vases; American art glass, including Tiffany, Durand, Quezel, & Steuben; fine silver overlay glass; studio glass; and a large selection of American, European, and Russian silver, including examples by Tiffany, Gorham, David Andersen, Georg Jensen, and Faberge. Highlights include an early signed Emile Galle / Escalier de Cristal engraved and enameled cylinder vase, colorless with white and black enamel decoration; an unusually large Schneider Coqueret cameo vase of gourd form with mottled amethyst ground; a unique Gordon Smith (b. 1959) Koi and Dragonfly lampwork studio art glass magnum paperweight; a Steuben crystal “The Challenge / Labyrinth” modernist cube sculpture; a Russian Faberge sterling silver traveling inkwell; and a David Andersen Norwegian Baroque-style historic reproduction sterling silver tankard / kanne of impressive size. Friday’s session, Day Two, beginning at 9:30 am, features part two of the miniature lamp collection of Yvonne and the late Pete Lynch, Lincoln, DE; part two of the fairy lamp collection of Connie Scott, Bristol, CT; material from the…

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    Lamps burn bright at Jeffrey S. Evans 19th & 20th Century Lighting Auction

    Clear Opalique Aladdin Short Lincoln Drape stand lamp, Lot 164, $14,040. MT. CRAWFORD, VA.-The Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates March 28, 2020 19th & 20th Century Lighting Auction was a highly-anticipated event for Aladdin and other lighting collectors alike. The sale consisted of 771 lots of varying genres of kerosene lighting lead by the Aladdin lamp collection of Larry Spradley of Beaumont, TX. The second half of the session was highlighted by rare student, banquet, and parlor lamps from the collection of Peter Mack of Bristol, CT. The sale saw strong prices and heavy competition despite being restricted to phone, absentee, and internet bidding only due to restrictions imposed because of the current health crisis. The firm continues to excel despite the current environment. All prices include the firm’s 17% buyer’s premium. The Aladdin lamps saw strong prices especially for the rare and unusual examples, and the collection itself consisted of kerosene and electric lamps, as well as parts produced by the firm from the early 20th to the early 21st century. The sale’s top lot, a possibly unique clear Opalique Short Lincoln Drape stand lamp soared to $14,040.00 (Lot 164), a new record price for a glass Aladdin lamp. Other rarities included an Aladdin prototype Rooster electric table lamp which brought $4,972.50 (Lot 215), a ruby Short Lincoln Drape with a Solitaire foot that achieved $4,095.00 (Lot 166), a clear Tall Lincoln Drape which rose to $3,802.50 (Lot 170), and a rare White Moonstone Beehive which ended at $3,393.00 (Lot 144). The second half of the sale highlighted a wide variety of Victorian lighting with prominent selections of student, banquet, and parlor lamps. Leading the student lamps was a rare Plume & Atwood large double-arm Harvard example, which excelled with a price of $4,387.50 (Lot 333). Other rarities offered were a Consolidated Elephant parlor lamp which achieved $4,095.00 (Lot 437) and a Craighead & Kintz figural Cockatoo and Turtle bronze lamp which ended with a strong price of $2,925.00 (Lot 348) despite having been electrified. After the sale, company president and auctioneer Jeffrey S. Evans commented, “We were very pleased…

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    Winter 19th & 20th c. Glass and Lighting Auction

    William T. Gillinder purchased the Franklin Flint Glass Works, Philadelphia in 1861. It would eventually be renamed Gillinder and Sons. The company saw a major success at the Philadelphia Centennial Exhibition of 1876 where they showcased many frosted glass pieces. The technique became popular during the last quarter of the 19th century. Around the same time, the company introduced a new pattern that featured several sculpted lions in frosted glass. Highlighted in the upcoming Winter 19th & 20th Century Glass and Lighting Auction offered by Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates is an example of this lion-patterned glass. The auction also includes sugar and salt shakers, opalescent glass, a collection of Duncan swans, Italian millefiori, and more. Among the key lots of this sale is a Burmese vase made by the Mt. Washington Glass Co. This 18th-century vase is decorated with flowers, leaves, and buds. A three face Duncan & Sons cylindrical ribbed cracker jar is another highlight of the sale.  To view the complete catalog and register to bid online, visit Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates.

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    Packed Crowd Produces Strong Prices At Jsea Americana Auction

    The Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates November 15 & 16 Americana Auction was a highly successful event and produced robust prices – along with a few surprises - in multiple categories. The two-day format consisted of 1,734 lots of high-quality material, much of which was fresh to the market, and, in a number of cases, had descended directly in the families of the original owners. Bidding was intense throughout each day with thousands of registered bidders from numerous countries participating online in competition with a standing-room-only gallery crowd eager to acquire something rare and desirable.  Session I on Friday featured an excellent selection of 18th and 19th century glass, lighting, and ceramics, including rare blown three-mold articles; early lighting devices; colored candlesticks and vases; rare pressed lacy glass; flint EAPG; and an extensive selection of Staffordshire transferware including many rare American historical views. Top lot for Friday was a cut-glass presentation compote with finely engraved steam train, circa 1860, probably made by C. Dorflinger. The striking object with cross-over appeal drew much pre-sale interest and went to private Philadelphia, Pennsylvania collector on the phone at $9,360 (Lot 2 – all prices include 17% buyer’s premium). Other noteworthy results from Session I included a free-blown whale oil stand lamp with rare cobalt blue saucer base at $6,435 (Lot 411); an important “J. & C. Ritchie” lacy glass window pane at $4,095 (Lot 311); and an English Black Americana transfer-printed ceramic pitcher at $3,276 (Lot 593). Session II on Saturday consisted of the firm’s usual diverse selection of Americana and fine antiques, highlighted by important American and Georgian silver from the estate of Commander Buryl and Nelwyn Kay, McLean, VA; an exciting group of American folk art from the collection of Jean and Robert Vogel, featuring fraktur, painted furniture, textiles, and ceramics; and an excellent selection of American needlework from the collection of Helen Sutton, Dallas, TX. Saturday’s offerings included a diverse range of rare 18th- and 19th-century objects that generated tremendous presale excitement from collectors and institutions eager to acquire fresh material of the highest quality, some of which retained historical…

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    JSE & Associates Fall Fine & Decorative Arts Auction To Feature Top-Quality Offerings

    The Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates Fall Fine & Decorative Arts Auction contains a wide selection of material and will include everything from fine art and rare music boxes to miniature lighting and rare silver. The large auction will take place over two days, Friday, October 18, 2019 and Saturday, October 19, 2019, with absentee, phone, internet, and in-house bidding available.  Friday’s session, beginning at 9:30 am, will start the weekend off with a bang and features part one of the miniature lighting collection of Yvonne and the late Pete Lynch, Lincoln, DE; part one of the Connie Scott collection, Bristol, CT; the John & late Evelyn Teague Collection, Bloomingdale, IN; a Florida private collection; and part three of the Marcia C. Shaffer collection, Medford, NJ; plus others. Highlights include a rare English cameo floral and leaf pattern miniature stand lamp, likely produced by Thomas Webb & Sons; a basket pattern miniature lamp in cased blue with satin finish; a Stars and Bars nickel-plated cigar lighter / miniature lamp; other fine miniature lighting and fairy lamps; Bohemian glass including cut-overlay examples; Victorian glass of all types; antique and modern paperweights, including examples by Baccarat, St. Louis, and a variety of studio artists; plus much more. variety of studio artists; plus much more. Saturday’s session, beginning at 9:30 am, should prove to be equally exciting and features property from the estate of Commander Buryl and Nelwyn Kay, McLean, VA; property from the estate collection of Dan and Doris Chrisman, Roanoke, VA; property from the private collection of Dr. George A. and Mary Jane Haas, Alexandria, VA; material from the Fritz and Loretta Orebaugh estate, New Market, VA; property deaccessioned by the Valentine Museum, Richmond, VA to benefit collections care, preservation, and future acquisitions; material from the collection of the late Honorable Dennis F. Harrigan, Superior Court Judge, Greenwich, CT; selections from the Joe Cesarini estate collection, Ridgely, MD; the John & late Evelyn Teague Collection, Bloomingdale, IN; the private collection of J. Richard and Edith J. “Ditha” Grove, Mars Hall Farm, Gordonsville, VA; plus others. The day’s various offerings consist of…

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    JSE & Associates Summer Variety Auction A Hit with Collectors

    The Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates August 23 & 24 , 2019 Summer Americana and Variety Auction was a highly successful event and produced strong prices – along with a few surprises - in multiple categories. The two-day format consisted of 1,595 lots of diverse material that generated tremendous levels of participation for the firm, a strong indication of vigor in varied segments of the marketplace. Bidding was intense throughout each day with over 5,000 registered bidders from 26 countries participating in house and online. Session I on Friday featured part one of the lighting collection of Fil (John) and Robbie Graff, St. Thomas, PA; the lantern collection of the late William C. Brinker, New Brunswick, NJ; textiles deaccessioned by the Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association, Mount Vernon, VA; and costumes deaccessioned by The Strong National Museum of Play, Rochester, NY. All items were well received, with most examples greatly exceeding pre-sale expectations. The 529-lot offering on Friday sparked significant presale interest and produced strong results overall. Top lot from Friday, and the weekend’s biggest surprise, was a group of Chinese / Japanese textiles, which, after heated bidding, garnered $16,380 (Lot 413 – all prices include 17% buyer’s premium). Other noteworthy results from the Friday session include a cast bronze cornucopia / griffin kerosene student lamp at $2,808 (Lot 47); a free-blown, acid-etched and frosted glass lamp shade at $1,404 (Lot 174); and a group of four $1 U.S. gold coins at $1,287 (Lot 463). Session II on Saturday consisted of the firm’s usual diverse selection of antiques and collectibles and produced strong results with numerous categories demonstrating signs of renewed energy. Featuring the Civil War collection of the late John Rodgers, Annandale, VA; material from the Fritz and Loretta Orebaugh estate, New Market, VA; a Page Co., VA estate collection; historic property descended in the Clopper-Hutton family of Montgomery Co., MD; property from the estate collection of Dan and Doris Chrisman, Roanoke, VA; and selections from the private collection of Phylis Salak, Fairfax, VA, Saturday’s session did not disappoint and produced several surprises, most notably an important group of archival…

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    Summer Americana & Variety Auction – Day Two

    If our past ancestors could have seen into our present day, they might have been astounded at the kind of items we prize and treasure. The ordinary, everyday objects they touched have been transformed into interesting and emblematic bits of history. Over two extensive days of Americana-themed decorative art and practical items, the Summer Americana & Variety Auction offered by Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates opens a window back to those days of old.  Day 2: The strong beginning of the 1st day is matched with an equally strong finish. Summer Americana & Variety Auction’s second day turns its focus to the ordinary, everyday objects that have given us insight and connection to the past. Some of the more eye-catching lots in this collection of 1,050 items include a Diamond Dyes advertising display cabinet (where colorful children frolic in the woods) and a captivating blue phonograph from the early 20th century. These curiosities and many more can be viewed and bid upon online: Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates. 

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    Summer Americana & Variety Auction-Day One

    If our past ancestors could have seen into our present day, they might have been astounded at the kind of items we prize and treasure. The ordinary, everyday objects they touched have been transformed into interesting and emblematic bits of history. Over two extensive days of Americana-themed decorative art and practical items, the Summer Americana & Variety Auction offered by Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates opens a window back to those days of old.  Day 1: The first day of the auction includes the luxuries of the past, those items of beauty and fragility that still capture our imaginations. Intricate lamps with frosted shades and crystal details; vintage beaded purses depicting flowers and delicate patterns; and Staffordshire table settings are all highlights of the first day’s offerings. Over 500 lots are available, with estimates ranging from $80 to $300.

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    Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates To Host Large Variety Auction

    The Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates Summer Americana & Variety Auction contains a true diversity of material and will include everything from rare Civil War material and railroad lanterns to country furniture and children’s articles. The large auction will take place over two days, Friday, August 23, 2019 and Saturday, August 24, 2019 with absentee, phone, internet, and in-house bidding available.  Friday’s session, beginning at 1:00 pm, should start the weekend off with a bang and features part one of the lighting collection of Fil (John) and Robbie Graff, St. Thomas, PA; the lantern collection of the late William C. Brinker, New Brunswick, NJ; textiles deaccessioned by the Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association, Mount Vernon, VA; costumes deaccessioned by The Strong National Museum of Play, Rochester, NY; plus others. The day’s wide selection of lighting features over 50 Aladdin lamps, including a rare floor model with paper shade, ten hanging models with shades, Alacite Dancing Ladies urn lamp, rare glass examples, etc.; student and solar lamps; miniature lamps; finger and stand lamps; whale oil and tin lighting; angle and other hanging lamps; over 30 early railroad and fixed globe lanterns including a number of engraved presentation examples; 40+ marked railroad lanterns; railroad switch lanterns; other lanterns; and railroad locks. Other offerings in the Friday session comprise a collection of American coins and currency, including 1929 $20 Mt. Jackson, VA National Bank note (only 272 sheets printed), gold pieces, silver dollars, &c.; large selection of antique and vintage costumes; 18th – 20th century textiles including copper-plate printed fabric, white-work bedcovers, quilts, table covers, carpets, &c.; pocket watches; lot of sterling silver; gold and costume jewelry; beaded purses; ceramics including Staffordshire transferware and flow blue; carnival and other glass; plus more.  Saturday’s session, beginning at 9:30 am, should prove to be equally exciting and features the Civil War collection of the late John Rodgers, Annandale, VA; material from the Fritz and Loretta Orebaugh estate, New Market, VA; a Page Co., VA estate collection; historic property descended in the Clopper-Hutton family of Montgomery Co., MD; property from the estate collection of Dan and Doris Chrisman, Roanoke,…

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    Summer 19th & 20th Century Glass

    Likewise, day two of the auction is curation of wonderous decorative arts for any collector’s assimilation. Item such as Victorian spangled and cased glass water pitcher has enriched the auction’s value. With the estimation of $1000, an item like Luciano Gasperi’s Fascia Murrine glass vase from 19th century steals attention. The two-day auction, with more than 1300 lots will unquestionably, reveal mysteries. View more exciting items like Fenton carnival glass thumbprint epergne and Norwegian Viking ship sterling silver open salts only at Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates.

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    Summer 19th & 20th Century Lighting

    Summer 19th and 20th Century Glass & Lighting by Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates is a two-day auction defined by its ageless pieces, and the legacy each item withholds. The 19th and 20th century lightings mark the first day of the auction. Messenger and Sons attributed bronze and brass pair of argand lamps, are one of the prized possessions of the auction with the highest estimated value of $3000. Amongst other treasures are a Victorian hobnail designed hanging lamp with brass collar and decorative arms with butterfly; and Manhattan perfection, a single arm student lamp showcasing motifs of mythical creatures and air intakes coming out of a griffin's mouth.