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Tag: Whitley’s Auctioneers

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    Home Décor and Collectibles Auction

    Featured in the upcoming Home Décor and Collectibles Auction, offered by Whitley’s Auctioneers, is a variety of Royal Doulton figurines and character jugs. Originally established in 1815 as Doulton & Co., the ceramics producer became Royal Doulton in 1902 after a royal warrant was given. Among the featured lots is…

    10 CONTEMPORARY MATTE FRAMED PHOTOGRAPHIC ART PRINTS
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    Starting at $1 - No Reserve Collectibles Auction

    The upcoming No Reserve Collectibles Auction, presented by Whitley’s Auctioneers, will offer almost 600 lots of ceramics and porcelain. Highlighted are character jugs and figurines from Royal Doulton, Doulton Lambeth, and Cybis. Among the featured lots is a Charles George Gordon Royal Doulton jug from 1991. This character jug, commissioned by…

    ROYAL DOULTON CHARACTER JUG, WINSTON CHURCHILL D6907
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    Indian and Southeast Asian Art & Fine Estate

    Miniature paintings were popularized in India around the year 750, reaching their zenith during the Mughal Empire. During the reign of Akbar, Indian miniature paintings combined elements of Persian art to create a new style. The colors used in these paintings were often derived from various natural materials, including indigo,…

    RIEKE VAN DER STOEP BRONZE SCULPTURE, ANGEL
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    2 Day Ceramic Auction, Day 2

    A selection of Doulton, Wilkinson, and World’s Fair Pottery will be showcased on the second day of Whitley’s Auctioneers' upcoming Two-Day Ceramic Auction. Featured in this sale are character jugs, liquor containers, advertising ware, and more. Highlighted in the event is a Wilkinson WWII General Douglas Macarthur character jug. This…

    DOULTON LAMBETH BIBELOT, POLAR BEAR ON ICE
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    2-Day Ceramic Auction, Day 1

    The first day of the upcoming two-day Ceramic Auction, offered by Whitley’s Auctioneers, will present figurines and porcelains by Royal Doulton and other companies. Doulton & Co. was formed in 1815. Originally specializing in storage jars and tankards, they later expanded to make pipes for drains and other bathroom-related ceramics.…

    ROYAL DOULTON FIGURINE, ROSEANNA HN1926
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    Home and Interiors Auction

    Whitley's Auctioneers will present the upcoming Home and Interiors Auction on February 13, set to feature a Manuel Carbonell sculpture, Japanese WWII binoculars, and a Maksymilian Novak-Zemplinski oil painting. As a contemporary and modern artist, Manuel Carbonell is known as one of the most influential Cuban sculptors of his generation.…

    MAKSYMILIAN NOVAK-ZEMPLINKSI OIL ON BOARD PAINTING
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    No Reserve Discovery Auction

    By the 1930s, Disney’s Mickey and Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck, and Clarabelle Cow were made into collectible dolls, puppets, and figurines. The characters were featured on lunch boxes, handkerchiefs, and backpacks as well. Whitley’s Auctioneers, in their upcoming No Reserve Discovery Auction, will present a selection of Disneyana figurines, paintings,…

    DISNEY CLASSICS FIGURINE, PETER PAN, CERTIFICATE & BOX
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    Home and Interiors Auction, Day 1 011820

    The popularity of Royal Doulton figurines has sustained the stoneware company, a change from its start as a manufacturer of drain and water pipes. With various innovations and experiments with different mediums, Doulton’s artistic pottery was most popular after 1913, particularly for its HN series of Pretty Lady figurines.  The…

    4 ROYAL DOULTON KATE GREENAWAY COLLECTION FIGURES, BASE
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    Discovery Sale, 01022020

    W.S. Penley depicted Donna Lucia d’Alvadorez in the farce Charley's Aunt by Brandon Thomas. In this comedy, Penley cross-dressed as an aunt from Brazil who chaperoned some young ladies he and his friends wished to entertain. After opening in 1892 in London's Royalty Theatre, Charley’s Auntwas a huge success, achieving a record-breaking…

    AT THE BACK OF THE NORTH WIND BOOK BY GEORGE MACDONALD
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    Home and Interiors Auction Day 1, 121819

    Sculpted of aluminum and measuring seven feet tall, Manuel Carbonell’s sculpture of two mythological tritons and a nymph is highlighted in the upcoming auction presented by Whitley’s Auctioneers. The first day of the Home and Interiors Auction offers fine and decorative art, glasswork, and collectibles. The sculpture at auction was…

    Home and Interiors Auction Day 1
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    Home and Interiors Auction Day 2, 121919

    The first location of Doulton Pottery was along the River Thames in Lambeth, London. The company would eventually grow to include a site in Burslem, Stoke-on-Trent before King Edward VII awarded Doulton the right to add “Royal” before its name. In 1934, Doulton revived their character jugs by incorporating whimsical…

    Home Intereriors Auction Day 2 Whitley's Auctioneers
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    Holiday Estate Auction & Liquidation

    From the 1920s through the late 1980s, Castleton Sunnyvale was one of the leading dinnerware manufacturers in America. One of the company’s dinnerware sets is available in the upcoming Holiday Estate Auction & Liquidation, offered by Whitley's Auctioneers. The complete dinnerware set is decorated with floral designs and golden rims.…

    DISNEY CLASSICS PETER PAN SCULPTURE, THE JOLLY ROGER
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    Home and Interiors Day 1, 112219

    Whitley's Auctioneers will feature Disney memorabilia on the first day of the upcoming Home and Interiors auction. Also included in this sale is a selection of Royal Doulton figures and character jugs. Available in this auction are cartoon characters from the Classics Walt Disney Collection, as well as a limited…

    ROYAL DOULTON FIGURINE, SANTA 2003
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    Home and Interiors Day 2, 112319

    Lenci factory figurines are among Italy’s signature creations. These ceramic figures, particularly those in the Art Deco style, were based on the fashion tastes of Italian designers. Day two of the Home and Interiors auction presented by Whitley's Auctioneers features a Lenci Art Deco figure of Ave Maria by Helen…

    DOULTON LAMBETH MARQUETERY NEOCLASSICAL VASE
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    Antique, Vintage and Collectible Button Auction - Day 2

    The ornamental use of Scarabs in ancient Egypt involved using them as charms in different forms. The Gay 90 button offered on day two of Whitley's Auctioneers is among the rarest of buttons. Scarab or bugs buttons are always sought after and the one offered in this auction has a“frog”…

    1 LARGE FULL BODY COLORED LACY GLASS BUTTON
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    Home and Interiors Auction

    Whitley's Auctioneers will offer a collection of décor and interior antiques in their upcoming Home and Interiors Auction. Available lots include a range of pottery pieces from European and American manufacturers such as Lalique, Waterford, Gorham, and a selection from the Doulton Burslem Studios. Included in the latter is a…

    DOULTON BURSLEM VICTORIAN NEOCLASSICAL PORCELAIN VASE
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    Antique, Vintage and Collectible Button Auction - Day 1

    Among diverse collectors, the upcoming Whitley's auction grabs the attention of worldwide button collectors. Whitley's Auctioneers put forth their well-selected button collections in their two days auction. The first day of the auction presents a rare molded black glass "Quasimodo" button. Quasimodo, a character from Victor Hugo's novel "Notre Dame…

    PERHAPS THE RAREST BUTTON IN THE AUCTION!!!!
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    The Gentlemans Library

    For a species as young as Homo sapiens, every piece of fossil is a gift from the great history of our planet. Even so, this 145 million-year-old Xiphactinus might just be one of the most extraordinary fossils to be auctioned at The Gentleman's Library by Whitley's Auctioneers. The matrix became…

    JAPANESE WORLD WAR II 20X120 NIKKO BINOCULARS WITH TRIPOD/AucctionDaily
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    Home and Interiors

    Illuminate your interiors with the well-selected collection of furniture and other decorative collectibles in the upcoming Home and Interiors Auction by Whitley's Auctioneers. It's an opportunity for the collectors to bid on classic and contemporary furniture, unique accent pieces and accessories, rare museum pieces, ornate mirrors, silver, dining sets, gaming…

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    No Reserve Discovery Sale

    Bringing their trademark focus on handmade and vintage ceramics, Whitley’s Auctioneers presents the No Reserve Discovery Sale of almost 600 quality lots. An extensive sampling of Royal Doulton, Waterford, and Flambé figurines and glassware, this auction merges traditional classics with playful and modern twists.  This auction particularly shines with its…

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