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The Elkin McCallum Collection of Baccarat Paperweights
AUCTION: Sunday June 23rd 2013
PLACE: 46 Canal St. Bellows Falls VT 05101
START TIME: 11 am
PREVIEW: Saturday June 22, 10am – 4pm & Sunday June 23rd 9am-10:45 or By Appointment
CATALOG FOR PURCHASE: $20.00
PHONE: (802) 460-1190 or (617) 413-4054
TERMS: Cash, check, MC or Visa only, Subject to errors or omissions
LICENSE: #2437 (VT) & #365 (MA)
Mr. McCallum's collection with over 400 Baccarat paperweights is one of the finest collections to date. Mr. McCallum's collection has been studied and included in: "Baccarat Paperweights, two centuries of beauty" by Paul Dunlop. This first edition has over 260 pages and is the definitive book that traces the history of Baccarat paperweights with hundreds of detailed examples of various weights and can be purchased directly through us by contacting us at 802-460-1190. Price is $90.00 plus $5.00 shipping.
Highlights from the April 28th, 2013 Auction:
A sampling of items included in our previous spring auction, featuring period furnishings, accessories, folk art, sterling silver, fine jewelry, oils, watercolors, early sand paintings and clocks from New England estates.
Hammer Price: 14000
Tiffany presentation clock by Walter Durfee. Case is Black Forest with gargoyles, Monk, Gothic Trefoils, arches and foliate carvings. 9 chime tubular with all tubes stamped Walter Durfee. Face signed Tiffany & Co. Size is 9 foot
Hammer Price: 13500
Pictorial silk, size is 73 x 56 1/4" Story telling scene with animals, birds, and figures. Reverse has sewn tag.
Hammer Price: 2700
800 German silver table dressing gravy boat, hallmarked with crown and lower case n in shield, Size is 13 1/4" tall by 14" wide. Weight is 32.595 ozt
Hammer Price: 5500
Monogrammed GAB, for George Burns & Gracie Allen. Gifted from Liggett & Myers Tobacco Company in appreciation, sponsors of the George Burns & Gracie Allen radio show 7 Pc service, repousee, 1861, hallmarked. Weight is 171.075 troy ounces.
Hammer Price: 1500
Signed Lalique France sculpture, titled "Deux Poisson" size is 11 1/2" x 10 3/4"
Hammer Price: 1100
American, Ohio 1896-1978. Oil on canvas signed Harry Shokler with paper label on reverse, titled "Gageville Bridge & Falls" painting size is 22 x 26 and framed in original frame overall dimensions is 27 1/4" x 31 1/2"