Exquisite Unreserved Auction
Selling from the living estate of Charles Leslie!
7460 Todds Wharf Road, Preston, MD
Bidding Ends Wednesday November 11th, 2015 @ 5PM
Auction conducted online at AMauctions.com via PROXIBID
Bronzes, Statues, Furniture, Fountains, Artwork, Rugs, Textiles, Estate Décor, Pontoon Boat and more!!
ONLINE BIDDING ONLY: We will be offering Online Bidding Only on this Auction via Proxibid!
The Sale has been cataloged! The Auction is Live on Proxibid at this time!
Auctioneers Note: As a result of the real estate being sold all personal property must leave the premises regardless of price. Due to the sheer size and location of the property we decided to hold the auction sale ON-LINE ONLY!! Charles Leslie is the founder of the “The Leslie Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art” which is the first dedicated LGBTQ art museum in the world with a mission to exhibit and preserve LGBTQ art, and foster the artists who create it The Leslie-Lohman Museum embraces the rich creative history of the LGBTQ art community by educating, informing, inspiring, entertaining, and challenging all who enter its doors. http://www.leslielohman.org/. Don’t miss a great opportunity to buy exquisite merchandise at the price you want to pay. Many lots are groups of items. Please go to AMauctions.com for all details and over 200 photos.
Online Bidding: This is an Online Only Auction held on Proxibid. Bidding will open Approx. 25-30 days prior to the closing of the auction. You can bid at any time once the catalog is uploaded up until the closing time for each individual items which will start at 5 PM on Wed. Nov. 11th, 2015. This Auction will feature a soft closing. If someone bids in the last minute before an item closes the bidding on that item only will be extended for 1 minute. This will give you a chance to bid again. This process will continue until one person stops bidding or doesn’t bid before the time runs out.
Directions: (From the Chesapeake Bay Bridge & Westward) On Rt. 50 cross the Bay Bridge & continue on Rt. 50 for Approx. 16 Miles to Rt. 404. Left onto Rt. 404 & follow for Approx. 12 miles to Denton, MD. Continue on the Rt. 404 Bypass around Denton & continue onto Rt. 313 for 6.5 Miles to Rt. 16 (Harmony Rd). Turn right onto Rt. 16 & follow for 4.5 miles to Todd’s Wharf Rd. Turn right onto Todd’s Wharf Rd & follow for 1 mile down dirt lane. Home will be at the end of the lane. (From Easton) At the intersection of Rt. 50 and Dover Road turn East on Dover Road and follow for 6.9 Miles to MD Rt-598. Turn left onto Rt.-598 and follow for 4.2 miles to Rt. 16. Turn Left onto Rt. 16 and follow for 2 miles to Todd’s Wharf Rd. Turn Left onto Todds’s Wharf and follow for 1 mile to home at end of lane. Signs Posted.
Wharton Esherick and Mid Century Furniture: Very Important hand crafted Childs stretcher base, plank seat stool by Wharton Esherick. Stool is branded underneath W.E. 1958…..Wharton Esherick (1887-1970) was a sculptor who worked primarily in wood, readily extending his unique forms to furniture, furnishings, utensils, interiors, buildings and more- Wharton Esherick spindle back captains chair with stretcher base, branded W.E. 1951, Pair of Mid-Century Modern Danish upholstered side chairs, Pair of Oak early post century modern barstools with stretcher base and footrest 38″high, Mid-Century modern dinette table with pull-out sides with 4 mid-century modern Danish teak leather seat and back chairs, pair of Scissor chairs with animal hide seat and back, Pair of Danish teak Mid-century modern arm chairs with upholstered seat and back.
Pontoon Boat/Canoes: 1982 Harris 20ft aluminum pontoon boat w/ 1996 Evinrude 70HP 2 stroke outboard motor, Boat comes with aluminum canopy and updated gas tank and updated batteries, Vessel HULL ID # is HAM35623M82A, 1998 Load Rite 20ft single axle pontoon trailer (missing one board on one bunk) Trailer VIN# 4L2LJVR11W2000001, Old Town 16ft fiberglass canoe, 16ft metal canoe.
Bronzes/Statues/Fountains: Pair of Lifesize bronze stallion yard statues w/ slightly turned heads, solid marble 3 tier, 3pc yard fountain measures 5″10″, Sturgeon garden fountain statue, metal dolphin sculpture depicting two dolphins sounding, figural nude bronze life size pond spitter of young man with conch shell, 42″ high large marble contemporary nude statue, headless with sculpted head in hand on base, 12″ Sculpted marble Dalmatian 1st quarter 20th c., heavy bronze foo dog statue, A.Santini Italian sculpture of nude men wrestling, 19″ high on marble base, Toscano nude male sculpture and more!
Furniture: Set of (4) Kittinger club chairs with nail head trim, antique mission oak 3 drawer over 2 door server with beveled mirror gallery (2) Mahogany Chippendale reproduction two drawer open face servers with inlaid backsplash, Late 19th century 5 drawer print block cabinet, Denby & Spinks Mahogany two drawer over two drawer open faced server, antique mission Oak desk with single drawer and stretcher base, 4 piece Victorian Eastlake highly carved parlor set, Late 19th Cent. Central American two door carved marble top credenza with mirrored tombstone panels, very unique Mahogany game table with removable top and concealable board games with dual slide out drink holders, Late 19th century highly carved Chinese black lacquer open arm chair with figural serpent splat, gargoyle arms and gargoyle knees, Hekman F.C. Mahogany Butlers cocktail table with inlay, 3pc green wicker patio set, pair of green designer thatched style chaise lounges, Early 19th Cent Dutch highly carved fireplace mantel measures 5ft x 6ft, Pair of Martha Washington style open arm upholstered fireside chairs, American Drew solid Cherry two drawer Queen Anne style console table, green Cafe style 3pc patio set, green metal cherub decorated base table marble top, Hickory Chair Co. fancy splat upholstered seat open arm chair, 7 piece Rattan patio set with upholstered cushions, (4) Victorian Eastlake dining chairs, Victorian upholstered fainting couch, Pair of custom crafted metal art porch/patio chairs with figural tree backs, antique Oak dove tail carpenters chest, Oak Dry Bar with lift open top, Sligh Furniture Co, Mahogany leather insert 9 drawer knee hole executive style desk, contemporary 3 section folding room screen, Empire Hall mirror in white paint, Hexagon lacquer and mother of pearl inlay tea table, antique 3 section folding room screen, Mahogany tilt top tri-leg tea table, 19th Century Dutch carpenters sea chest, Antique tiger oak 4 drawer index file 19th Century carpenters chest Victorian Walnut marble top drop center four drawer dresser, late 19th century carved deacons bench and much more!
Estate Décor: (2) 19th century A&P tea stove caddies in original paint with beveled mirror case, Hubbell Art Deco brass table lamp with figural tree and vine and dark emerald shade, Pair of matched floor length wrought iron 5 arm candelabras 5 ft high, Pair of 39″ wrought iron candlestands, pair of figural rooster font candlestick lamps, stamped 3 gallon blue & gray floral decorated eared crock with lid, Todds Wharf Farm blue and gray decorated eared crock, pair of Tuscano design nude 10″ candlesticks, (8) Royal Doulton Character plates, Estate Co. hand crank table top wine bottle opener, Pair of cast iron figural Hoot Owl andirons with glass eyes, Pair of solid brass figural Phoenix andirons, Contemporary swan decoy and carved calling Mallard decoy, Art Glass yellow and red fan vase, Figural cast iron duck bootscraper, cast iron decorated fire fender 52″ long, pair of 24″ cast iron andirons, pair of figural nude pot metal bookends, 2 gallon blue& grey floral decorated crock, Pair green font Corinthian column candlestick table lamps, Brass umbrella stand with cast iron base and much more!
Artwork: “Regulus” Dark Bay Racehorse with Groom oil on board by Seymour, 1937 Framed artist proof sketch of “Times Square” by: Charles Evers Whyte. American Artist 1902-1951 “Pubescence” framed Oil on canvas by Jim Truitt framed watercolor of Choptank river, Lg O/C abstract portrait by Rita Kallerhoff 30″ x 48″, “Summer Idyll” framed print by John S. Sargent, Large framed watercolor Von Presser, Framed Original Oil on board #14 abstract by Florence Schell, Framed stone etching by Alan Brown, Sailboats on Choptank River, by A, Meek, framed stone etching of Venice by Rudolph Voita, several Framed Italian Alinari prints, several framed 19th Cent English hand colored comic prints, Victorian abundance 3 section hanging game wall panel, Framed oil on board repro of 18th century fighter, Oil on canvas of two dogs by Reginald Baxter, framed 19th Century oil on canvas of African elephants and more!
Rugs: 25+ Rugs to include, 4ft x 9ft South American wool pile runner with brilliant reds, orange and blues, 4ft 6″ x 12ft 6″ wool pile runner, South American wool pile scatter rug 4ft 6 x 2ft 6, South American 3ft x 11ft runner, 7 ft x 14 ft Indian paneled rug, Pakistan 2-1/2ft x 4 ft scatter rug, and much more please view photos!!
Special Interest: Pair of designer glass top cocktail tables w/ figural bases, Pair of concrete fruit basket urns on concrete bases, Samsung, model LN32A flatscreen TV with remote concrete gazing ball yard ornament, black pedestaled sun dial and cherub decorated sun dial, cast iron school bell on post, concrete Buddha on concrete base, Rare tall coral head measures 5ft 2″, wrought iron designer style clothes rack shell art tribal head measures 16″ in height, an entire library of books (literally there is a library in the house—tons of books), lighted floor globe, entire contents of the attic and more!
Terms Personal Property: Visa/MC/Amex/Discover or approved check. 18% Buyer Premium. All property is sold “As Is, Where Is”, and All Sales are Final. Property is open to thorough public inspection. It is the Bidder’s responsibility to determine condition, age genuineness, authenticity, value or any other determinative factor. Allen & Marshall Auctioneers and Appraisers, LLC may attempt to describe the merchandise in advertising, on the phone, on the internet and at the auction but makes no representations. In no event shall Allen & Marshall Auctioneers and Appraisers, LLC be held responsible for having made or implied any warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. Bidder shall be the sole judge of value.
Personal Property Preview: Two open house preview days will be held Thursday November 5th from 4-6pm and Sunday November 8th from 12-3pm. There are over 1,600 Pictures available online at www.AMauctions.com!
Pick Up Dates: There will be no Shipping provided by the Auction Co. Pick-up dates will be Friday November 13th from 4PM-6PM and Sunday November 15th from 12-3PM. Buyer is responsible for removing all items. Buyer is responsible for bringing any required manpower, tools, Boxes, wrapping paper, blankets, wheel cart or dollies needed to remove your items from the property. Items not picked up will be considered abandoned and will be disposed of at the discretion of the Auction Company.
Shipping: For those needing shipping. We have contacted The Print and Ship Place (Pack and Ship Business) located in Easton, MD (Approx. 15 miles from the Auction Site) They are willing to pickup purchased items, return them to their facility and handle the packing and shipping for you. They can handle small to large items via various shippers up to and including freight sized items. The auction Co. has no control over the pricing. You will be responsible for engaging their services and paying them directly for the service they provide you. The contact information is: SHIP AND PRINT PLACE, Tred Avon Square, 210 Marlboro Ave, Ste 25, Easton, MD 21601, 410-820-0020, email@example.com. NOTE: Shipping can be expensive. If you choose not to have your items shipped than you are responsible for picking items up during the scheduled pickup days & times.
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