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6-17-20 ~ Online Only Auction – Onancock, VA!

On-Line Only Auction – Onancock, VA!

A&M Auctioneers is honored to sell for the living Estate of Ellen Glick Papetti!


Personal Property located at: 24412 Swan Lane, Onancock, VA


Auction Held Online Only with bids ending: Wed. June 17th, 2020 Starting at 5 PM!

Exquisite Selection of Antique and Modern Furniture,  Artwork, Decoys, Primitives, Collectables, Rugs, Vintage Bottles, Willie Crockett Artwork, Cast iron Banks, Canoe and more!


     Personal Property Preview: Mon. June 15th, 2020 from 5-7 PM


Auctioneers Note: This is one of the largest single estate sales we have ever had the privilege to conduct with nearly 600 lots of merchandise from just one location. This beautiful waterfront home has been sold and everything must go. The home is jam packed full of high-end furniture and housewares for every taste. View more than 5,000 photos at VAAR#29080003829

Directions: At the intersection of Rt. 13 and Rt. 179 (Market St) in Onley, VA next to Cheers turn West onto Rt. 179 and follow for towards Onancock for 1.5 miles. Turn left onto St. Rte 718 (Hill St) and follow for 1.1 miles to Rt. 638. Proceed Straight onto Rt. 638 and follow for 0.6 miles to Rt. 778. Turn right onto Rt 778 and follow for 0.5 miles to Swan Lane. Turn left onto Swan Lane and follow for 150” to home. Signs posted. CLICK HERE FOR A GOOGLE MAP


Online Bidding

Online Bidding: This is an Online Only Auction held on the A&M Auctioneers website. Early Pre-Bidding is will open soon!  You will be able bid at any time up until the closing time for each individual items which will start at 5 PM on Wednesday June 17th, 2020. 1 lot will end Approx. every 30 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.


Primitives/Cast Iron: Antique P.F. Bollenbach Jeweled Mahogany banjo model wall barometer/hygrometer/ clock 40” with mercury filled thermometer center, Virginia Metalcrafters cast iron bull frog door stop, Virginia Metal Crafters mini cast iron frog paperweight, Late 19th century Maple handled school bell, General George Washington cast iron centennial production change bank circa 1880, antique Hubley cast iron 8” flower basket door stop in original paint, French Copper etched and decorated ladle with 36” cast iron handl,  antique artillery cast iron mechanical bank circa 1910, Late 19th Century English brass tea pot w/ porcelain handle signed J.C.B. on English brass fire trivet, Vintage cast iron Hubley 5” flower basket door stop in original paint, Vintage cast iron Red Goose Shoes figural red goose change bank, figural cast iron Uncle Sam mechanical bank 11”, feed the Pig mechanical cast iron figural piggy bank, Early English dovetailed double handled 13” copper pot, vintage figural cast iron black bear change bank, pig bank family cast iron change bank, figural cast iron hen 6” change bank and figural cast iron pig bank, Cast iron city hall change bank and figural cast iron mail box bank, Mutt and Jeff cast iron figure and Good Luck Billiken cast iron change bank and more!

Decoys: Eastern Shore full body standing White Egret by Roe Terry, Chincoteague, VA branded ROE, “Hurricane” Pete Peterson, Cape Charles, VA hand carved and painted Canvasback Drake on driftwood signed on underside, Rick Fish full body standing Eastern Shore Egret on driftwood base branded FISH on underside, 51” full size folk art style hand carved Great Blue Heron by Robert Swain of Parksley, VA, Superb White Cedar and Copper hand painted and carved Peacock on wrought iron pedestal by Robert Swain of Parksley, VA, Pair of Danny Marshall, Chincoteague, VA 1988 Buffleheads hen and drake both signed on underside excellent condition, Eugene T. Merritt, Chincoteague, VA 1993 hand carved Hooded Merganser drake signed and branded on underside, hand carved and painted 1/3 size swan decoy signed L.P. on underside, Alfred Ward, Onancock, VA hand carved Snipe on driftwood signed on underside 1981, John Harlaw 1991 hand carved 1/3 size Louisiana Heron on habitat base, hand carved Black Bellied Plover on stand by Rick Fish, hand carved hollowed body 1/3 size Swan decoy signed Ross Knapp 1992, Hand carved Eastern Shore Dowitcher on stand initialed S.D. on underside, Donnie Holloway Chincoteague, VA, hand carved and painted standing 16” egret by Rick Fish, hand carved Bufflehead drake decoy signed on underside, Clay Bunting 1988 hand carved Black Bellied Plover, David Farlow hand carved and painted miniature Mallard Drake on driftwood, David Farlow Jr. hand carved and painted miniature standing Canada Goose, David Farlow Jr. hand carved and painted miniature standing Egret on driftwood, John Harlaw hand carved 1/3 size full body flying Pintail drake on habitat base,  Early Mason Factory Challenge grade black duck, 1980-1981 Ducks Unlimited Exclusive Edition Collector Series Canvasback Drake decoy edition #1 number 1067 by T.J. Hooker with original brass plaque on underside, Royce Evans full body standing Canvasback drake decoy on wooden base, Carved shorebird on driftwood signed Nardone, pair of Chesapeake Reproductions figural bronze Canvasback Duck bookends, Pair of framed hand colored plate etchings of shorebirds and ocean going birds Oyster Catcher, Albatross and others!

Vintage Bottles/Jars: Scarce Carters Cathedral cobalt ink bottle, Skilton Foote & Co. Bunker Hill Pickles vintage amber/honey orange pickle bottle, Harrisons Columbian Ink Cobalt ink bottle, Vintage Glen Garry Old Highland Whisky stoneware handled whiskey bottle by John Hopkins & Co. London, Rare Masons 1858 Cobalt canning jar, (2) Exmore, VA vintage glass Pepsi-Cola bottles and (1) NuGrape Melfa, VA glass soda bottle, Brady Bros. Hartford, Conn stoneware liquor bottle, Elliman Royal Embrocation For Horses bottle with original stop, vintage Bite and Itch Lotion with Savages Drug Store, Cape Charles, VA label, sample Bottle Swamp Root, Bristol, Myers & Co. New York apothecary bottle, Carl H. Schultz New York May 1868 rounded bottle, Crays and Clark Middleton Healing Springs amber bottle,  Bristols Recorder Inc Bottle, Hay’s Hair Health, Parkers Hair Balsam New York, Brandy Bottles,  C. Burkhardt, Philadelphia, U and I.D. Clinton Woodbridge, Conn soda water, W.N.H. Maack and Co. Washington, DC, Honesdale Glassworks Mineral Water, PA, Vichey Water Handbury Smith, NY, Diamond Bottling Corp Connecticut, J.J. Hodgson Middletown, Conn, Lewis and Scott Philadelphia, selection of cobalt ink bottles: John Wyeth and Bro. and others, Whitney Mason 1858 with lid, Masons 1858 Pint and Quart jars, Millville Atmospheric Fruit jar, Gottleibs Baltimore, MD canning jars, Royal Mason, Queen Wide Mouth, Masons 1850’s jars, large Qty of lids, jar carrier and more!

Collectibles/Glass/China/Silver: Starr & Mahous New York sterling silver decorated goblet, Superb Copper figural dragon tea pot stand with sterno and etched copper tea pot with handle, Stunning English Hallmarked Silver on Copper 8pc tea set with large footed and pierced double handled 30” serving tray, Large decorated silver on copper double handled samovar with Suivez La Raiason etched in front over scrolled foot base, Pocomoke Sound Oyster Co. Onancock, VA vintage one gallon oyster tin, 1879 Cast iron flip top desk inkwell with pen holder and glass well, antique late 19th Century tin magic lantern viewer with (12) glass slides, Superb Chinese cloisonné double covered jar set with foo dog finials and brass carry tray, Pair of wooden carved elephants, Ironwood carved sculpture of lion and elephant with bone teeth and tusk, Chinese red chinoiserie bud vase, Jade stone elephant sculpture, Glick and Sons Onancock and Exmore, VA Jumping Jacks shoes vintage figural shoe advertising change bank, Bergdoll Fused Glass figural art glass pumpkin, Pair of emerald glass hand blown and painted Bristol vases, Signed Cristalleries de Vannes Le Chatel French art glass crystal bowl centerpiece, silver plated desktop inkwell set with figural glass wells and scalloped pen holder tray with matching letter opener, Vintage Pennsylvania Rail Road lock patent 1918 marked P.R.R,  Hammersley & Co. fine bone china “Strawberry Ripe” pattern strawberry set with cups and carrier, Mid Century Style Western electric vintage desk top telephone, Lg Qty of Delft china, Jared solid brass four lever NO.3 railroad style lock with key, Approx. 86 pc set of Lenox Orleans gold rimmed china, Corbin Cabinet Lock and Co. Conn vintage change bank, Superb cloisonné lamp with floral ship theme motif, Copper four bottle wine cooler, signed Waterford diamond cut crystal rose bowl, Noritake 25pc “Goldlinda” pattern tea set, Antique Simon Halbig 25” German bisque doll, Chinese cinnabar style dragon motif serving dish, Noritake 45pcs “Amazon” pattern floral and gold enameled china, Vintage New York Worlds Fair 1939-1940 Snow Globe, Nine Volume set of Fishing Books by Zane Gray from the Derrydell Press, sterling silver rimmed divided serving bowl, Gorgeous cranberry to clear handled vinegar cruet with ruffled top, (6) sterling rimmed drink coasters, hand painted Viking Portrait plate in brass embossed and decorated wall plaque, Rogers English Ironstone Transferware covered tureen with double lions head handles and lions head finial with ladle and matching undertray, hand painted floral motif double handled German serving bowl, Victoria Austrian 8” hand painted covered sauce server with figural fish handle, 10pc silver rimmed decanter set with etched bottle, Chinese Cinnabar covered dresser box, (2) Silver on copper ice buckets with mechanical carry handles, oriental sculpted Jade soapstone dragon, Figural pewter blue crab on wooden base, four section black lacquer and mother of pearl oriental table screen/divider, Glick and Sons Onancock, VA vintage advertising collage, Set of (12) Sheridan Silverplate mint julips, brass umbrella urn with figural lions head handles, (3) Virginia Acts of Assembly Books, Green Jade font oriental style 26” table lamp,  very large Qty of silver plate serving items and so much more this sale is huge!

High End/Designer and Modern Furniture: Pair of Potthast Brothers of Baltimore Mahogany inlaid two door corner cabinets with broken arch finials over colonial fretwork glass door and tulipwood string and checkered inlay, Pair of signed and stamped Potthast Ribbon back dining chairs w/ leather seats, Mahogany Queen size acanthus rice carved 4 poster canopy bed, Set of (8) Philadelphia Chippendale Centennial dining chairs, (2) Hand painted children’s themed French Provincial Dressers hand painted by Well Known local artist Mariam Riggs, Mid Century Modern two drawer writing desk, Pair of Lewittes Furniture Enterprises Queen Anne style wingback chairs, Chippendale style Mahogany half round corner chair with carved crest, leather seat, nailhead trim and stretcher base, Mahogany finish adjustable floor mirror with Tulipwood inlaid crest, Designer style oval glass top table with iron base, Cherry two tier bedside step, Pair of vintage wicker and rattan 72” three section room screens, Diminutive solid Cherry four drawer Chippendale style chest of drawers with brass handles, hand painted two door raised panel armoire with painted floral and hummingbird motif, primitive nail keg converted to seat/stool with upholstered top and double handle, hand painted 14 drawer chest of drawer in custom butterfly and floral paint, solid Mahogany four door armoire/AV cabinet with raised panel doors and brass pulls made by local cabinet maker Kevin Daley of Onancock, VA, Eastern Shore Pine country style contemporary drop leaf table with tapered legs hand crafted by local cabinet maker Kevin Daley, Mahogany three drawer two door secretary desk with fret work doors, Pine raised panel queen size bed with floral mattress and box spring, J.B. Van Sciver Mahogany two door two drawer sideboard server, Vintage cast iron vine and flower motif 5pc glass top table and chair set with sunbrella fabric seats, Vintage 6pc cast iron vine and flower motif patio set with sunbrella fabric and more!

Antique Furniture: Early 19th Century Mahogany two piece four door Butlers Desk with book case top over Pigeon holed drawer and two tone lower doors circa 1840, English Hepplewhite style open face corner washstand with single drawer, Chinese black lacquer tin toleware hand painted and signed three section fire screen, Late 19th Century English Oak extension table, antique flat top steamer trunk with dual leather strap handles, Antique brass and wire 49” serpentine fire fender, Primitive Pine lift top blanket chest with strap hinges and much more!

Rugs: Hand knotted wool Pile Iranian Heriz area rug 135” x 86” with original purchase receipt from Mariam’s Oriental Rugs, N.C., Semi antique Iranian wool Pile Heriz, Hand knotted wool Pile Persian Sarouk area rug, Blue and red wool pile Kirmen style scatter rug, Semi Antique Iranian wool pile Tabriz area, machined wool pile Tabreze rug, Heavy wool pile oriental influence blue floral and white ivory runner, Large wool pile Navy and Maroon floral area rug, Oriental style heavy wool Pile floral area rug & others!

Willie Crockett Artwork: Some of the nicest Willie Crockett artwork we have ever offered to include: Original framed Watercolor of old wooden fishing vessel Chincoteague, VA signed Crockett 1994 (25” x 31”), Original framed Watercolor of Oyster Virginia signed Crockett 1994 (25” x 31”), Original framed Watercolor of Harborton, VA signed Crockett 1993 (25” x 31”) Framed original watercolor of fisherman on Wachapreague, VA signed Crockett 1988 (26” x 30”).

Artwork: Late 19th Century/Early 20th Century Chinese lacquer and bone wall panel with eagle and bird motif, several framed original 19th Cent Japanese wood block prints signed Kogyo Tsukioka and Kinusada Utagawa,  Late 19th Century/Early 20th Century Chinese lacquer and bone wall panel with eagle and bird motif, several nicely framed early 20th century fashion advertisements, framed pencil and watercolor of Eastern Shore clams and oyster knife signed Tyler,  “Bay Window in Hall, Bramhall Cheshire” framed color lithograph by J. Nash 1846, “Drawing Room Dorfold Cheshire” framed color lithography by J. Nash 1841, Original Oil and Acrylic by Anne Harcourt Berkshire England signed lower right,  “The Charter Oak” original framed lithograph by D.W. Brownell 1855, “Costume Parisian” framed colored lithograph circa 1811, Pair of antique framed hand colored plate etchings of hummingbirds, Original framed floral watercolor signed Master on lower right, framed water color titled “Alfoma Lisboa” signed Silva, “Tranquility” framed print S/N Don Sparrow,  Pr of original framed Orientals artworks done on silk both signed lower right, “Us Against the World” framed original oil on canvas of man’s best friend Signed Anne Bois, Orig. Oil on canvas from Greece signed Apcyphe 93 in beautiful gold lighted frame, Framed Print of Virginia’s Eastern Shore and Obsolete and Uncommon Place Names by J. Snyder 1975, Lg Qty of Ducks Unlimited Prints from the 1980’s and 1990’s, framed Oil on canvas of Paris by Andre Garus 1998,  Original framed Giclee of boats at rest in gold decorated lighted frame, Framed study for the “The Wreck of the Iron Cross” by Homer (31” x 24”), Original framed Eastern Shore Landscape watercolor signed Don Sparrow 1989 and much more!

Special Interest: “The Wunder” by C.G. Conn silver cornet SN# 71248 in original fitted carry case, Early Indonesian 16” poker with screw top concealing 9” bayonet/dagger, French Brass Fire Brigade polished Fire Helmet, Vintage W.J. Cummins Auckland brass fishing reel circa 1880, early wooden fishing reel, (2) 19th Century brass retractable fishing gaffs circa 1880, Vintage Browning silaflex rod, Hodeman wadelight men’s size 11 waders, Vintage fly fishing magazines, (2) Orvis 2pc graphite fly rods in hard case, Large Qty of VINTAGE Perfumes to include: Lanvin Arpege perfume bottle in original box unopened, Jean Desprez “La Coupe des Sens”  replica of Alexandre Evariste Fragonard (1780-1850), vintage Blue Jeans Perfume bottle, Vintage compound bow, vintage hand made custom wooden arrows, Super Rare unopened bottle of Joy eau de parfum by Jean Patou Paris 1.5fl oz, Peltz Furs Baltimore ladies Chinchilla stole, (7) Volume set of Wildlife books by The Amwell Press and Jack Samson for The National Sporting Fraternity Limited Edition #936, Vintage Western Clipper snow sled, Pair of ladies wicker mannequins, The Pictorial History of the Worlds Great Nation by Yonge five volume set copyright 1882, Vintage Accu-Weigh model M-64 scale in original box, Health-O-Meter vintage upright metal doctors office weight scale, Qty vinyl records, Tail Gator gas steamer/cooker in original box with pots, glass 5ft x 36” x 20” merchandising showcase with glass shelf, steamer and fryer basket  Hawartha fiberglass 15 1/2ft two person canoe and more!

Terms Personal Property: Visa/MC/Amex/Discover or approved check. 15% 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 20th, 2020 from 9 AM – 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 has been sold. Items not picked up by 12 noon on Saturday June 20th, 2020 will be considered abandoned and will be disposed of at the discretion of the Auction Company.

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