VERY IMPORTANT UNRESERVED SINGLE ESTATE AUCTION SALE - September 17th 20118000 Esham Road, Parsonsburg, MD 21849

SATURDAY September 17th at 9:03 AM

Allen & Marshall Auctions is pleased to offer the Estate of Mary Sheppard Burton of Germantown, MD. (Mary was originally from the Eastern Shore of MD)!


*Early Pennsylvania German Marriage Chest in orig Paint* American Mahogany Corner Cabinet, 18th Century Walnut Corner Cabinet, 18th and 19th Century Sterling Silver, Primitives, Glass, China, LG Qty of Rugs, Artwork, and more!!


Auctioneers Note: This completely cataloged auction will consist of the single estate of Mary Sheppard Burton with no additions. Mrs. Burton was born and raised on the Eastern Shore of MD and was a renowned antique collector of Eastern Shore antiques as well as an internationally known hook rug artist. Many of her works are on display at various museums and the Library of Congress. Mrs. Burton was an inspiration to all who met her and Allen & Marshall Auctions is pleased to offer this exquisite antique collection at a once in a lifetime auction with no minimums and no reserves!!

Directions: Our Auction Facility is located in Parsonsburg on the Eastern Shore of Maryland Approx. 100 Miles north of Norfolk, VA, 55 Miles South of Dover, DE, 100 East of Washington, DC and 18 miles West of Ocean City, MD. At the intersection of Rt. 50 and the Rt. 13 Bypass merge onto Rt. 50 East towards Ocean City and follow for 3.9 miles to the intersection of Rt. 50 & Forest Grove Rd. Turn North (left) onto Forest Grove Rd. and follow for 0.5 miles to Old Ocean City Rd. Right onto Old O. C. Rd. and follow for 1.2 miles to Esham Rd. Left onto Esham Rd. and follow for 1.2 miles to burgundy/tan building on left. Signs Posted. For those flying in: The Salisbury-Ocean City Airport is serviced by US Airways Express and is routed through Philadelphia (PA), Baltimore Washington Int.(BWI), Charlotte (NC) and Dulles (DC). Parsonsburg, MD is located only 6 Miles from the Salisbury Airport.

Primitives/Collectibles: Exquisite Delmarva Peninsula carved Poplar Pomoki Indian maidens 47″ dough bowl, Edward VII fancy MOP inlaid personal whiskey footed chest, Grand Harmonicon made by Francis H. Smith sole patent Baltimore, MD in Letter G 18th century glass instrument in case, 18th century rush lantern, (2) Prs of 19th cent. fancy carriage lanterns w/ brass supports and cast spread winged eagle finials, (3) 18th cent. brass whale oil lamps, Pr of 19th Cent brass & toile carriage lanterns, 19th cent rooster form wrought iron figural weather vane (no directional’s), Pr of early 19th century brass spring loaded push up candlesticks stamped Dibben, B&H Duplex 10″ double globe student library lamp, Pr of unique Victorian brass figural fox head 8″door knockers,18th cent brass dish bottom taper stick, six and twelve mold tin candle molds, Pr of twisted brass candlesticks c. 1860, electrified punch tin carry lantern c. 1840, 18th cent fireplace tools to include: scissor handle fireplace shovel, long iron fork w/ rat tail handle, long iron cinder shovel, iron handled flapper, iron adjustable pot hanger, and more- E.J. Gillies & Co. Fine Coffees brass coffee scoop, Pr of 19th Cent (2) prs of brass inverted beehive push up candlesticks, Victorian clam broth ladies dresser box, figural snail inkwell on stand dated 1879, Kosmos normal 30″ English cut font banquet lamp w/ reeded brass column, Cornelius Co. Cobalt star cut to clear font table lamp w/ marble base and eagle finial, blue sponge spittoon, 30+ Chocolate molds to include: S. & Co 18″ Easter bunny, 10″ hinged baby doll mold, 9″ Cornucopia mold and many others- blue china opium bottle w/ green stop, early 19th cent. copper tea kettle, cranberry font acid etched table lamp w/ marble base, (3) Victorian beaded purses, (2) scrimshaw signed oriental snuff bottles, double 10″ student lamp w/ emerald shade, unique soapstone carved Cicada fly, B+H brass scarab beetle paper weight, (3) early 19th cent brass iron handled pales, Empire Laboratory Supply Co. scale box w/ single drawer, 19th Cent. Mahjong set in 5 drawer box, figural monkey in top hat handled creamer, signed Weller Pottery southern style pottery handled and footed creamer, dual mold amber font converted oil, Victorian brass sliding bookends, Shelley English Castle baby bowl, 19th cent Chinese porcelain cube form censor, folk art wire walking childs toy, nice selection of doll house furniture to include Victorian reproduction dining room suite hand crafted and signed by Dennis Jeremy, nice selection of antique reference books, several Victorian tiles, several cast iron door stops, primitive cider press, Typhoon washer advertising ball bearing washing barrel!

18th and 19th Century Glassware/China: 18th Century etched syrup pollinger hallmarked w. peter lid, Very RARE “Doulton Lambeth” pumpkin ochre pitcher dated 1884, Penn. redware scrafito decorated plate, fine ruby glass with enamel decorated footed punch bowl w/ matching carousel tray, Samuel Alcock and Co. twisted handle rose decorated pitcher, English Coleport gray pottery fox and hound scene syrup pitcher w/ figural fox handle, Exquisite selection of lustreware to include: English Regency copper luster tea pot w/ reeded banding, LG copper luster center bowl w/ hunting scene relief, (3) copper lustre graduated pedestal base pyriform pitchers w/ wide band stylized leaf decoration, copper luster hound and stag pitcher, copper on cream blue daisy waste bowl, Canary Ground lusterware tea set, several lustre Pyriform ochre colored band creamers, copper lustre flaring mug w/ fox hunt motif, sprig cups and saucers, and more-Blue and White fish scale border tureen w/ armorial shield and banner w/ matching under plate, 3pc Victorian Jet center bowl and candlestick set w/ acid finish Greek ribbon pattern, pr of cranberry wine rinsers, hand blown swan neck decanter w/ white and gold enamel, Federal etched Garland decanter, blown goblet w/ stenciled grapes dated 1868, Qty of Mary Gregory glass to include: etched white enamel sapphire blue bowl w/ bulbous form, stag horn cranberry etched glass center bowl, (6) ruby to clear etched punch cups, cobalt vase w/ white enamel, and others- peg lamp, several blown decanters, Rose Medallion porcelain punch bowl w/ red rim, pr of Chinese celadon porcelain plates, Pr of 16″Bristol glass vases, Lg Qty of Gaudy Welsh chine to include: globular covered teapot w/ matching hexagon hot plate, polychrome milk pitcher, covered sugars, and others- Pr of frosted base figural hand compotes, fine diamond pattern cut glass 10″ compote, Victorian etched Holly Leaf decorated ice bucket w/ gold wash rim, Grecian Key decorated frosted glass covered cheese, 3pc silver lustre tea pot set, English Authorwood hound handled hunt scene pitcher, early Majolica bird and fish design urn, English pink and green lustre fox hunt scene pitcher, 12″ blown glass handled water pitcher circa 1840, and much more!

20th Century glass and china: Louis C. Tiffany Furnaces copper and stone decorated platter, heavy Meissen handled serving platter, 3 pc Wedgwood blue ink pitcher set, diamond quilted pink satin jardiniere, J. Wedgwood purple and green ironstone cups and saucers, Set of (12) Delft bunny decorated butter pats, Lenox Valley Forge plates, Limoges Boat shaped covered tea pot, hand blown black amethyst white floral enameled decanter, several pcs. of ivory and gold Lenox china, White hatched egg whimsy, yellow depression etched candy dish w/ gold applique, pineapple and diamond pattern glass pattern glass fruit compote with cut 10″ rim, Baby’s Bunny childs plate, Alfred Meakin Birds of America plates

Sterling/Silver: Samuel Kirk 1824 sterling teapot w/ dragon head spout and figural finial, William Fleming, London, silver porringer c.1704, Henry Bailey sterling mug w/ decorated handle London Hallmark c. 1757, Thomas Wood, Folkstone, UK silver covered dresser box dated 1783, Hester Bateman sterling mug w/ decorated handle c. 1780, Peter Bateman English 6pc castor set c. 1800, (3) Pr of Peter & Hester Bateman sugar tongs c. 1813, London early 4pc tea set to include 1.25 pint tea pot, handled sugar, creamer and under tray, Black Starr and Frost 4pc tea set, Horace Woodward & Co. London highly decorated footed creamer c. 1891, Hester Bateman English handled basket c. 1789, Hester Bateman handled basket w/ cranberry glass liner c. 1784, Pr of Gorham mint dishes, (4) Steiff bread and butter plates, P.S. Co. 7″and 8″ bowls, International 9″ bowl, stag decorated trophy cup creamer, baby cup, (2) prs. of Columbia salt and peppers, weighted creamer and sugar w/ under tray, pr of weighted toothpicks, several pairs of weight candlesticks, several weighted compotes, William Needham Sheffield early 20th century bowl, Sheffield toast holders, Wand much more!

Antique Furniture (12 PM): Pennsylvania Poplar wood marriage chest, in original paint w/ painted yellow tombstones, signed and dated 1822, Late 18th cent American Walnut country Chippendale one piece E.S. of MD/VA corner cupboard w/ finely carve den tiling c.1790, Mid to late 19th century American mahogany corner cupboard of mixed styles carved crest w/ broken arch finial encasing crystal orb tablet centered by pierced balustrade with interlocking circular motif two glazed mullioned doors w/ provenance, Early 19th cent. American cherry & tiger maple tall chest, ca.1825, 19th century American centennial carved Mahogany high back open armchair, carved to replicate the Chairman’s chair in Independence Hall, Philadelphia for the Constitutional Convention, 19th century modified Hepplewhite style inlaid square top games table, inlaid checkerboard; apron has one drawer; brass pulls. Reeded tapering square legs, Late 19th cent. custom-made fruitwood-finish Mahogany triangular vitrine cabinet, Very Unique Iron horse and cow motif 48 gallon cast iron cauldron w/ footed base, Antique continental brass cauldron, w/ repousse & chased decoration of various armorials shields, Early Nineteenth Century Pennsylvania dovetailed blanket chest w/ strap hinges, Empire mahogany finish walnut three quarter size tester bed, spiral turned baluster form posts, exposed dovetailing, original shaped bracket feet and 3 drawer bottom, LG Mahogany Carved single drawer library table w/ leaf carved perimeter and dolphin fish legs set back to back in “H” form, Mid 19th century American Green painted cane back open arm rocker in orig. paint c. 1840, Set of (3) mid 19th century American carved Mahogany Parlor chairs c. 1860 double scroll and flower crest w/ molded edges, Pair of mid nineteenth century American Victorian walnut lady’s open arm parlor chairs. ca.1870., American Chippendale walnut dower chest, Antique nineteenth century Pennsylvania pine narrow hinge top blanket chest. dovetailed sides & base; shaped bracket feet, interior has till, Pair of Napoleonic Mahogany with gold gilt winged eagles benches, Early 19th Century Cherry single drawer work table, (2) American Victorian Mahogany & Burl carved crest tufted Royal Blue back loveseat w/ cabriole leg 58″, Early to mid 19th century American cherry one drawer country stand, Pr of scroll back Mahogany Reproduction Chippendale dining side chairs with ball in claw feet (one arm) chair, 19th century octagon Birdseye maple table, 19th cent Platform wooden rocking cradle w/ canopy, and more!

Artwork/Prints/Stained Glass: Early 20th Century demilune painted composition panel from the ocean liner “The Normandy” depicting tropical fish swimming in relief within gold frame of conforming outline, “Gorgeous May” signed Wallace Nutting litho, hand colored litho “Signing of the Declaration of Independence”, Wallace Nutting print “The Coming Out of Rosa”, Set of (3) 19th century Currier and Ives color lithos of trotters, framed “Ethan Allen horse racing” Currier and Ives dated 1859, 19th cent O/C of castle unsigned, several framed cross stitch needlepoint squares, framed Victorian hats and clothing, several framed Quilt squares, (2) framed Paisley borders, framed Rabbit whimsy, Large stained glass panel with “H” monogram (54″ H x 64″ W) and others.

Rugs: 20+ rugs to include: Ramadan Malayer rug, Hamadam rug of Malayer type w/ central medallion, Rose & Beige Aubusson, several brick color Pakistan runners, Tabriz runner, green Kirmen, Tabriz cinnabar rust oriental lozenge carpet, and more!! Please view online catalog for measurements.

Unique Special Interest Items: Exquisite Delmarva Peninsula carved Poplar Pomoki Indian maidens 47″ dough bowl, American Indian Artifact 9″ Anazai bowl interior decorated w/ black lighting circa 1100AD (pre-Pueblo Indian), Thomas Mills & Co. hand crank 3 section cast iron stamping machine converted to lamp, White Trapunto quilt stitched cotton newborn infants ap worn by Marie Antoinette at Schoenbrunn Palace, Late 19th Cent English Embroidered fine cotton bonnet worn by Prince Edward of England, 19th Century dark iron and wicker doll carriage, late Victorian Composition baby doll buggy with iron wheels, Mexican lined primitive produce vendor’s cart and more!

Terms Personal Property: Cash Or Approved Check Day of sale. Visa/MC/Amex/Discover. 13% Buyer Premium. 3% Discount for cash or check. Everything Sold “As Is” with no warranties of any kind. Auction conducted inside & outside of 10,000 Sq. Ft. facility. Two Auctioneers. Some seating provided. Food served by Station 7 Restaurant of Pittsville.

Preview: Friday Sept. 16th 5 – 8 PM. Saturday Sept. 17th. 7:00 – 9:00 AM or by Appointment.

Contact Auction Company for Additional Details. 410-835-0384

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