Large Public On-Site Single Estate Auction Sale – Home & Contents – May 1st 2010

Large Public On-Site Single Estate Auction Sale - Home & Contents - May 1st 20109258 Sharptown Rd., Laurel, DE

Saturday May 1st, 2010 at 10:00 AM

Allen & Marshall Auctioneers is pleased to offer the Estate of Francis Farlow!


Beautiful Henry Progar Oil on artist composition landscape of “Trussum Pond Cyprus Swamp”, Antique and Modern Furniture, LG Qty. American Fostoria, Longaberger Baskets, Hull, Roseville, Glassware, and more! 

Directions: (From Salisbury and points south). Travel approx. 7 miles north on US 13 to DE RT 24. At light turn left onto Rt. 24 and follow for 1.2 miles to 9258 Sharptown Rd on left. (From Dover and points north) Travel south on US 13 to Laurel. At intersection of RT 9 and RT 13 turn right. Travel 1/2 mile to N. Central Ave and turn left. Travel 1/2 mile to West Market Street/RT 24. Turn right on W. Market Street and follow to auction sale on right. Signs posted.

Glass/China/Primitives (10 AM): LG Qty of American Fostoria to include: center bowl set, covered jam jar, cream and sugar w/ under plate, 10″vase, square vase, sherbets, water glasses, covered butter, juice glasses, cordials, S+P, salts, several size bowls and more- Roseville double handled 12″ magnolia vase, several pieces of antique hull pottery to include: 8″ handled basket, 6″ vase, 5″ vase, floral bowl and others- Approx. 15-20pc s of Guardian ware to include: LG canning pot w/orig. lid and insert, LG covered roaster, omelet maker, several covered vegetables, meat platter, serving tray, ect. LG selection of Longaberger baskets, Pr ruby peg lamps w/ etched shades, Pr brass Rayo lamps w/hand painted shades, Danaker mantle clock, Gorham sterling candlesticks, sterling salts, sterling cream and sugar, nice cut crystal bowl and tall compote, vintage kitchen utensils, local cookbooks, wrought iron candy scale w/ weights, stoneware milk bowl, Vintage Aristocrat Ice Cream steel advertising sign, (2) Weller jardinires, vintage Shelton Basket Co. picnic basket w/ insert, hand stitched quilts, Smiley figural cow pitcher, milk glass covered roaster, duck on nest, Pr of mini blue opalescent handled baskets, 2 Art glass walking canes, Sheffield stag handled carving set, Pr. Paris fashion scenes in deep etched Walnut frames, 11pc Bakelite dresser set, antique coffee mill, Delaware Heritage baskets, cut emerald to clear candy dish, local church plates, Francoma china, American Limoges Bridal Banquet pattern china, Fenton milk glass hobnail handled basket, 4pc Rose deco canister set, several donkey planters, set of Pyrex citrus nesting bowls, antique pig cookie jar, vintage picnic basket, President and Mrs. John F. Kennedy pitcher, local political ephemera, Southern Potteries Inc, pitcher w/under glaze, amber button and daisy fruit compote, Red-White Delmar, DE feed bags, LG Qty of costume jewelry and more!

Henry Progar Oil Sold for $7,150.00
Henry Progar Painting (Approx. 12:30 PM): Oil on artist composition landscape of “Trussum Pond Cyprus Swamp”, Laurel, DE. Signed Henry Progar. Painting was purchased in the early 1960’s and has remained in the family since. This is the first time the painting has been offered to the general public and will be sold with No minimum and No Reserve. Painting measures 39.25″ x 27.5″ and is believed to be one of Progar’s finest works to ever be offered at public auction.

Furniture (12:30 PM): Five drawer antique Oak chest of drawers w/ gallery, E.S. dovetailed blanket chest w/ glove box and orig. bracket feet, Oak 2 drawer over 2 door washstand, carved Oak 2 drawer over 2 door marble top commode w/ gallery, Rockport Maple Deacon’s bench, Ridgeway solid Cherry grandmother clock, Victorian marble top coffee table, carved Victorian marble top drum table, Victorian lyre base marble top table, Victorian ladies rocker, marble top plant stand, Danaker spinning wheel, Temple Stuart Cherry hutch, set of 4 Cherry rush seat ladder back dining chairs, Mahogany Duncan Phyfe drop leaf dining table, goose neck rocker, Pine contemporary corner cabinet, maple dinette set, Pr Mahogany end tables, red and white enamel top work stand, modern six drawer chest, Lane cedar chest, inlaid half round hall table, Samsung 19″ TV, 3pcs of Waterfall Furniture w/Bakelite pulls including vanity, dresser and chifferobe and more!

Boxlots/Special Interest Items (1 PM): Sears cold spot freezer, Eureka super broom, traveling bar, LG selection of collectors plates, set of community plate flatware, Hamilton Beach food processor in box, meat grinder, sunbeam mixmaster, holly leaf eggnog set, Sunbeam microwave, corning ware, Lg. selection of kitchen wares, cocktail set, ceramic Christmas tree, Christmas decorations, Dirt Devil vacuum, Eureka vacuum, garden tools, hand tools, pr concrete yard planters, and still discovering!

Personal Property Terms: 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 onsite. Two Auctioneers. Some seating provided. Food served by Millie’s Roadhouse of Vienna, MD. 


Real Estate Description: 9258 Sharptown Road, Laurel, Sussex County, Delaware. Sussex County District 4-32, Map 8.10, Parcel 96.00. Welcome home! Follow the paved walkway to the covered porch & enjoy the ease of one-story living in this adorable home. The large living room boasts a handsome brick fireplace, window cornices and leads to the bedrooms to the right and the kitchen straight ahead. The two bedrooms each have lots of light and charming shutters on the windows. The hall bath offers a tub/shower combination; a linen closet just outside with built-in shelves. The welcoming kitchen is lined with plenty of storage in wood cabinets, and an L-shaped countertop. Beyond the kitchen is a wood-paneled room that could be used as a den, dining room, office, library the possibilities are endless! Leading to the back door is a large utility room with cabinetry, a generously-sized pantry with nice, wide shelves and a broom closet. Attic is accessed through the pantry ceiling. Out the back door is a screened porch. A concrete walkway leads to the large detached garage with lots of storage. The expansive yard reaches from Sharptown Road to Dukes Road, with a shared driveway off of Sharptown Road. Well/Septic. Heat: Oil, Hot water baseboard. ROOM LIST: 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, living room, den / dining room, kitchen, utility room, pantry, foyer.

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

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