Selling the contents of the Historic Folly Farm Homestead, Folly’s Creek, Accomack, VA!!
Auctioneers Note: Nestled at the head of Folly’s Creek in Accomack Co. this historic waterfront home was erected sometime around 1740. Since the passing of Mrs. Ellen Nelson the family has decided to sell the home and therefore the contents must go regardless of price. From Period Furniture to local Virginia Antiques this sale has it all! Allen & Marshall Auctions is pleased to offer this exquisite private collection at a once in a lifetime completely cataloged ONLINE ONLY auction and cordially invite you to join us for an unforgettable auction event!! VAAR#2907003739
Directions: At the intersection of Rt. 13 and Front St. just North of Tasley, VA turn East onto Front St. and follow for 0.9 miles to Drummondtown Rd. Turn right onto Drummondtown Rd. and follow for 1.1 miles to Folly Farm Rd. Turn left onto Folley Farm Rd. and follow for 1.2 miles to home at the end. This is a private Lane. Please don’t drive up to the home except on the Preview Date. Signs posted. CLICK HERE FOR A GOOGLE MAP
Online Bidding: This is an Online Only Auction held on the A&M Auctioneers website. Early Pre-Bidding is open! You can bid at any time up until the closing time for each individual items which will start at 5 PM on Wednesday June 12th, 2019. 1 lot will end Approx. every 45 seconds. 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.
18th Cent Furniture: Very Important Accomack County two panel hand painted Period Fireboard in original paint with painted floral panels. Fireboard is original to the Folly Farm Home circa 1740, Important Accomack County Period Heart Pine single drawer stretcher base tavern table believed to be original to the Folly Farm circa 1740, Period Accomack Co. Pine stretcher base tavern table circa 1780, Important Eastern Shore of Virginia Accomack County Pine Raised panel two door linen press in blue and white paint with Ogee bracket feet circa 1780, Period Mahogany Chippendale gate leg drop leaf banquet table with rounded “D” end extensions circa 1780, Walnut Chippendale Period five drawer slant front desk with circa 1780 with MD/VA provenance, Pennsylvania Walnut Period Bird Cage tilt top table with carved ball in claw feet circa 1790, Late 18th Century Accomack Co Pine drop leaf stretcher base table circa 1780, Mahogany period four drawer Chippendale style chest of drawers circa 1800 and more this is only a partial listing.
19th Century Furniture: Period Pennsylvania Walnut two drawer tavern table with turned legs and stretcher base circa 1810, Primitive Accomack Co. Pine two tier open face single drawer wash stand circa 1870, Eastern Shore of Virginia Heart Pine single board dovetailed blanket chest with snipe hinges, glovebox and bracket feet circa 1840, Regency Period Mahogany and Rosewood flip top game table with checkered inlay and reeded legs circa 1840, Hepplewhite Period Mahogany serpentine front single drawer four door server with string and bellflower inlay circa 1835, William and Mary Style two piece 8 drawer highboy with trumpet carved legs and brass pulls circa 1900, Primitive Eastern Shore of Virginia two door punch tin single drawer pie safe, Pair of antique Tiger Maple acorn finial four poster twin beds, Set of (4) primitive plank bottom side chairs in paint with hand stenciled crest circa 1850, Empire single drawer gate leg drop leaf library table with turned legs, Eastern Shore of Virginia Accomack Co. Pine four drawer chest of drawers circa 1850, Mahogany Sheraton period four drawer dresser with brass pulls circa 1830, Early Empire Victorian carved Parlor sofa with scrolled arms, and carved lions paw feet, mid 19th Century Walnut and Burl gate leg drop leaf table with pencil post style legs, Petite Maple butterfly table with single drawer, Japanese style reticulated 6 fold room screen, primitive Pine Eastern Shore of VA cobbler table, Pennsylvania plank bottom hand stenciled side chair in original paint, English Walnut dovetailed blanket chest with glovebox circa 1840, Eastern Shore Pine dovetailed blanket chest, Mahogany depression era single door over two door china cabinet, Walnut half round hall table circa 1820, Tiger Oak square top dining table with carved lions paw feet, Poplar four drawer antique cottage chest circa 1850, diminutive antique hanging single door corner cabinet with fretwork door in white paint, unique 5pc slab wood bar set bar, Large antique hand knotted wool pile Serapi and more!
Sterling Silver: Sanborns silver reticulated compote, (2) Gorham silver goblets, silver weighed trophy cup cream and sugar, Pair of 8” weighted candlesticks, (3) R.L.B. 4” silver handled bowls, Rogers silver 9” bowl, (4) monogrammed bread and butter plates, silver 9” reticulated serving bowl, (3) silver nut dishes, silver baby rattle with mother of pearl handle, silver handled creamer, G.M. Clark Baltimore, MD coin silver spoons, Qty of miscellaneous sterling flatware and more!
Primitives: Federal Period reverse paint on glass mantle clock with superb carved Eagle Crest over two carved column and carved lions paw feet circa 1820, Accomack Co. cast iron fire griller with rotating base circa 1830 from the Folly Farm, Qty of primitive fire utensils from the Folly Farm, Accomack, VA, Pennsylvania Cherry handled brass bed warmer circa 1840, double handled demi john encased in wicker, Early 19th Century dovetailed copper tea pot, 19th century copper ladle, primitive wooden butter molds, bulbous font two gallon gray stoneware handled whiskey jug, Griswold No. 954 Cast iron corn bread pan, half gallon stoneware handled whiskey jug, Griswold No.954 E cast iron corn bread mold/pan, Qty of primitive door hardware and hinges, cast iron waffle iron, Late 18th Century English Mahogany inlaid knife/silver box with star inlaid in interior, split Oak gathering basket, primitive tin 3 count candle mold, cast iron fire utensils, stoneware mixing bowls, cast iron hog killing style pot, stunning late 19th Century Floral applique coverlet with green blue and red tulip flowers and much more!
Collectables: Cornelius & Baker, Philadelphia, PA Gilt -Brass solar lamp with original etched glass shade and marble base, Regency Period Rosewood hinged top tea caddy with mother of pearl escutcheon and double lid interior circa 1830, Primitive Eastern Shore split Oak basket in faded green paint, Mid 19th Century hand held brass servant bell, vintage Tilghman’s Fertilizers figural fish advertising paperweight, Pratts Deodorized 60 gallon Stove Gasoline double handled advertising tin, Green Hill Dairy Farm R.C. Hall, New Church, VA one pint milk bottle. Walker Folly Farm J.F. Downing Melfa, VA milk bottle, Jackson Wheeler Metals Service Tuftex advertising paperweight, Pair of miniature carved Mallards hen and drake signed V.T.N, miniature carved Pintail drake signed The Woodcarvers Bench Onancock, VA, Carroll Marshall, Crisfield, MD hand carved Bufflehead drake decoy, Carved Oyster Catcher on driftwood signed Gary Daisey, Chincoteague, VA, two corn cob motif pitchers, pink luster ship motif English pitcher circa 1840, New Haven Clock Co. Walnut Carved Clyde model 8-day mantle clock dated 1861, set of (8) signed Waterford lead crystal goblets, Qty of brass and iron skeleton key in various shapes and sizes, John A Gebelein, Baltimore, MD Pure Lard advertising tin, Ensign Brand Baltimore, MD lard tin, Busy Bee Open Kettle Pure Lard tin Baltimore, MD, figural brass snapping turtle, one dozen clear glass crab bakes, 19pc Bronze dinnerware set in box by James Co., New Haven Clock Co. antique mantle clock, vintage Brass school bells in graduated sizes, late 19th Century Apothecary jars in various sizes, approx.. 74pc of Noritake “Gray Wood” pattern china, Large Qty of Virginia, Chesapeake Bay and Eastern Shore related books to include: Homes and Harbors on the Eastern Shore, Studies of the Virginia Eastern Shore in the Seventeenth Century by Suzie M. Ames signed by Author 1940, Virginias Eastern Shore A Pictorial History by Curtis J. Badger, The Barrier Islands by Curtis J. Badger and Rick Kellam, History of the Steam Navigation to the Eastern Shore of Virginia by A. Hughlett Mason, Two Volume Set: Virginias Eastern Shore by White Law and more!
Artwork: Antique tinted photo lithograph framed Portrait of Robert E. Lee circa 1870, Original watercolor and acrylic on paper of oysters and oyster knife signed Tyler, W. Sharp Chromolithograph of “The Howell Pear” in Victorian frame, original pencil sketches of Red Tailed Hawk and Pintail drake, Framed hand colored litho of the U.S. Frigate Constitution, framed print of “Lee and His Generals” by Charles Hoffbauer, hand colored antique lithograph of Temmonicks Roller (blue bird), several framed string art ships, and more this is only a partial listing please view AMaucitons.com for all details.
Special Interest: Vintage Kenmore double burner kerosene stove, Imperial No. 20 Enameled Steel Ware clam steamer with broth spigot, Philips 29” flat screen TV with remote, vintage cameras, Australian Army 1906 Bayonet in scabbard, Qty of Eastern Shore artifacts found on the Folly Creek Farm: Indian pipe pieces, Indian Stones, Indian Etched stone 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.
Pick Up Date: Items must be picked up at the Auction Site on Saturday June 15th, 2019 from 9AM – 12 Noon. NO EXCEPTIONS. Buyer is responsible for removing all items. A&M Auctioneers and Appraiser’s does not ship items, however shipping is available through the UPS Pack and Ship Store of Salisbury, MD or a shipper of buyer’s choice. 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. The home is getting listed first thing Monday morning. Items not picked up by 12 noon on Saturday June 15th, 2019 will be considered abandoned and will be disposed of at the discretion of the Auction Company.
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