Leland Little Auction & Estate Sales, Ltd. – November 5, 2011 – Estate Treasures Auction – 1:00 PM

  • HILLSBOROUGH, North Carolina
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  • November 02, 2011

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NC Folk Art by Betty Bell

Featuring items from the personal collection of Mr. Joe Rowand, Hillsborough, North Carolina and founder of Somerhill Gallery in 1972. This sale also includes a special listing of fine sterling silver and silverplate. Other local estates and collections offered include estate jewelry, paintings, furniture, rugs, works on paper, clocks, decorative accessories, pottery, and more!  No reserves! Absentee and phone bidding available

Sale: Saturday, November 5, 2011, 1:00 P.M.
Previews: Friday, November 4, 10am - 5pm; Saturday, November 5, 10am - 1pm.
Location: Auction Gallery, 620 Cornerstone Court, Hillsborough
Directions: I-85 exit 165, towards downtown Hillsborough, left on Cornerstone Court


Partial Sale Listing:

-Ben Owen III Chinese Red bowl, dated 2000
-Sid Oakley vase
-(2) Wisconsin Great Lakes folk art boats including "The Griffin" (the oldest car ferry running from Wisconsin to Washington Island)
-Elaine Reed (NC) ceramic Russian building
-Mark Hewitt stoneware pitcher
-Andy Lunde "Coat of Many Colors" Whirlygig
-Dean Leary carved marble sculpture
-Maine folk art red fox carving signed "Hardy" (of Deer Isle)
-Cast iron vintage rabbit
-Cast iron alligator
-Enameled 18KT gold Dupont lighter
-Limoges pacifier form pill box
-Folk art log house "smoke box" from western NC
-Hand-made NC artist doll by Alma Johnson
-(2) MaryLou Higgins tiles, both dated 1996
-MaryLou Higgins wall vase, dated 1995
-Paul Sires ceramic textured and glazed wall platter
-(2) Fish sculptures by Malin (GA artist)
-Mexican hand-carved and painted lizard
-Art glass fan vase by Pinkwater Glass
-(2) Hand bottles
-Portrait bust figural whiskey bottle
-Steuben eagle
-1980 Art glass fish vase signed Stephen, an Ohio glass artist
-Carl Peverall ceramic sculpture
-Slumped glass sculpture by Durham artist
-Outer Banks folk art fishing boat by Steven Lewis
-Cast iron Scottie doorstop
-MaryLou Higgins Porcelain "Head" 1996
-MaryLou Higgins 1986 "Just We Three" porcelain topped side table
-(2) Sulfide style large marbles
-Whimsical antique eyeglasses
-Coleman painted frog
-S. Tucker Cooke slab built ceramic rhinoceros
-Page/Thorbeck ceramic double handled vessel
-James van Durszen (WI) art glass double compote (studied under Harvey Littleton)
-Lizard stem art glass vase monogrammed "SW" 1997
-Kent Ipsen 1982 art glass paperweight
-Peter Greenwood art glass Venetian style goblet
-Pinkwater Glass decanter
-Pinkwater Glass vase (as is)
-Waterford crystal clock
-Pinkwater Glass candlestick/bud vase
-Vintage Venetian glass vase with flowers
-Folk art "grass" scooter with curved and painted wooden form
-Oak & steer horn hat/coat rack
-Antique cast iron female form bootjack
-(2) Herend porcelain animals
-Italian porcelain frog by Manifattura
-Kenny Pieper (NC) art glass low bowl
-African Beadwork Box
-Indonesian carved and gilt decorated giraffe
-Pair of mounted steer horns
-Pair of Cast stone dogs (beagles)
-Cast bronze Asian garden ornament - griffin
-Cast bronze rhinoceros garden table
-Cast iron scottie doorstop
-Amish twig art rocking chair
-MaryLou Higgins teapot
-(3) att. Santa Clara blackware miniature pots
-Native American Blackware turtle figure purchased in Santa Fe
-Chinese yixing glazed teapot
-Herb Cohen stoneware pedestal vase
-Pair of Asian modern palm fan wall sconces
-(3) Vietri rare wall plaques
-Ceramic vessel by Michael Sherrill
-Pair of elephant form outdoor table lamps
-(10) Asian ceramic and polychrome glazed foo dogs and elephants.

Furniture & Rugs:
-Room size Kilim with red field (as-is)
-Ralph Lauren blanket upholstered club chair
-Wide Kilim runner with horizontal bands
-Kilim with double medallion
-Cast iron Renaissance Revival tavern table with wooden top
-Arts & Crafts sword form ottoman marked "Verona," cast iron with bronze tone
-Pair of Quarter form rustic tables forming a demi-lune
-Antique writing desk with silver gilding by Anita Lam and Carol Bechtel
-Antique butcher's chopping block, oval form with deep body on four legs
-Twig art settee
-Assorted Kilim area rugs
-Wicker sewing chair and blue wicker chair
-Antique tobacco drying and carrying rack
-Paint decorated folk art display unit
-French arm chair and ottoman from Design Gallery
-Folk art twig painted rocker with new woven back and seat
-Massive baroque carved throne from Turkey with kilim upholstered seat and back
-circa 1923 Rattan chair from a house in "The Highlands," Seattle designed by Charles Platt
-Antique artist enhanced barrel back arm wing chair with white paint
-Contemporary parson's table from Design Gallery
-Kilim runner
-Wrought iron hat and coat rack
-Pair of Steel garden chairs
-Copper-top side table
-(3) Pairs of "Baseball Dugout Benches," custom-made from an original purchased from a shop in Asheville
-Several vintage patio sets
-Set of (4) Rattan dining chairs with removable slipcovers and cinnabar and zebra striped upholstery below
-Maple sawbuck dinette table with chamfered edge
-Sleeper settee, club chair, and ottoman in cream upholstery
-Child's folk art toy stove
-Modulus side table
-Herman Miller coffee table (as-is)
-Burlwood & chrome vintage table from Hammacher Schlemmer
-French fauteuil
-Absracta chrome & glass side table
-(2) Adirondack hand-made white cedar chairs, made in Maine
-Richard Schultz designed "Contra Lounge" from the 1966 Collection designed for Florence Knoll, including: adjustable chaise, contour chaise, (2) square form coffee tables, and (6) lounge chairs (most in need of new sling seats)
-Set of (4) White wicker armchairs
-Pair of White wicker armchairs
-Large rattan sofa/daybed
-Vintage pair of armchairs and end table
-(5) piece Indian style ceramic patio set
-Pair of Victorian style wirework garden chairs.

 Art & Mirrors:
-William Vann Hetting "Portrait of Raymond"
-Surfboard fish by Craig Gurganus brother
-OOB of Raggedy Ann signed "B. Ricker," in artisan carved and painted frame
-OOC primitive floral still life signed "Coleman," in artisan carved and painted frame
-Needlework picture with carriage and house in artisan carved and painted frame
-OOB still life with garlic bulbs by Patti Zigler
-Ron Sanders OOC "Horizon House" depicting a NC mountains view
-Michael Dubina WC "Treetops"
-Chris Earls 1991 work on paper
-A. B. Jackson (Virginia) rondo sepia drawing
-Grant Reynard "An Art Dealer's Window" antique engraving
-Jim Protznan (Chapel Hill, NC) button on a gourd wall art
-MaryLou Higgins miniature portrait plaque
-(2) Stephen White original miniature paintings on ivory piano keys
-Elizabeth Matheson (Hillsborough, NC) original photograph "2005 Asheville"
-Sara McCoy photograph dated 2004, shirts in a closet
-Timothy Mainiero photograph of clouds
-Furto (Japanese) "Le Porte de l'Eden" engraving
-NC Folk art "Marriage" by Betty Bell
-Michael Dubina OOC "Hope" with three painted rocks
-Ivona Prowe "Fragmented Symphony"
-(2) 18th century Italian engravings on laid paper with hand-coloring
-Etching of Venice (modern)
-Wisconsin tramp art (8) vignette wall mirror
-Victorian carved frame wall mirror
-19th wall mirror
-(2) French prints in attractive gilt frames
-Art Haney (ECU art professor) ceramic "An Apple a Day is a Good Idea," circa 1980
-(3) Michael Brown (VA folk artist) carved and painted wooden hats
-Tony Lunde OOC "Beauty & the Beast"
-Kaltho artist signed OOC portrait (New Orleans artist), dated 1967
-S. Tucker Cooke pastel of "Melinda & Patches"
-Intaglio with foil collage, artist signed, New York artist
-OOC still life with flowerpot of geraniums, dated 1939
-1978 S. Tucker Cooke "Hyacinth" pastel portrait
-"Late Evening Sky" WC by Michael Dubina
-(2) S. Tucker Cooke male nudes (dry brush oil paint drawings)
-Paul Hrusovsky male torso
-Ceramic mold form by NC-Central art professor Isabel Chiquor
-Steel shield with sand textured and painted surface by Mark Elliott
-Tom Suomalainen 1982 "Two Roosters" drawing
-Original work by Nancy Tuttle May
-Japanese woodblock of a warrior in 23 karat Kobe corner frame
-Original woodcut dated 1894 of chrysanthemums, Japanese
-Gerald Johnson "Sky Signed" print
-Loullen Vernon White "Swinella Reclining" artist proof and one other
-Nancy Tuttle May signed original in closed corner karated frame
-Vintage OOC painting of a stag signed "Tweed Rou / Chicago."


No Reserves. All sales subject to the terms & conditions of sale. Cash, check, Visa, MC, AX, and Discover. 13% buyer's premium. 3% discount for cash/check. 6.75% NC tax. NCFL#7452

Leland Little Auction and Estate Sales, Ltd.
620 Cornerstone Court
Hillsborough, NC 27278
Tele: 919.644.1243
E-Mail: info@llauctions.com
Fax: 919.644.1245
Website: http://www.llauctions.com

Emily Casey
Leland Little Auction & Estate Sales, Ltd.

Leland Little Auction & Estate Sales, Ltd.
620 Cornerstone Court
Hillsborough, North Carolina
About Leland Little Auction & Estate Sales, Ltd.

Leland Little Auction & Estate Sales, Ltd. specializes in consigning and auctioning estates and collections of various assets including but not limited to: furniture, fine wine, collectible cars, military paraphernalia, silver, fine art, pottery, porcelain, jewelry, and coins. Our fine offerings represent various styles, cultures, and histories.

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