1999 Schedule of Events
Auctions: Oct 1999 Nov 1999 Dec 1999
American Antiques Auction conducts monthly Estate Treasures Auctions the first Thursday evening of each month. The sales are free, and open to the public. The sales usually include: antique furniture, rugs, paintings, jewelry, silver, glassware, pottery, porcelain, china, bronzes, and clocks. The sales are often highlighted with various "collections." In the past year alone we sold the Dreyfus Enameled Pocket- Watch Collection, the Vandevender Battery-Operated Toy Collection, the Carraturo Regina Music-Box Collection and the Minicozzi Cookie-Jar Collection to name a few. There is routinely an early-preview the night before the auction from 6:00 to 9:00 pm.

And the preview continues at 4:00 pm the day of the sale. Customers are welcome to inspect throughout the sale. The sales are conducted at the Elks Lodge, 375 Old Post Road, Edison, NJ. Public transportation is available.

October 7th, 1999

Monthly Estate Treasures Auction

Some of the Estate Treasures October 7th: Four pair of absolutely fabulous fireside chairs; pair of bombe paint decorated Venetian commodes; paint decorated tables; antique heavily carved throne chair with lion's heads; well carved marble-top Victorian pier mirror (diminutive size); carved walnut Victorian desk; carved marble-top bedroom furniture; tiger maple and cherry vanity and mirror; Chippendale chair with carved eagle heads; Chippendale style bedrooms; and more.

19th and 20th C. American and European gold and diamond jewelry; 50 American gold pieces; Continental silver and crystal swans; silver-top cologne bottles; wonderful ruby cut-glass glove box; several Roseville jardinieres and pedestals; Roseville blackberry hanging planter; pair of signed German figural comport; pair of 15" old Paris urns (lamps); antique bisque dolls; bronze ram's head candelabra with Wedgwood plaque; 3 1/2' x 5' handmade tapestry, allegorical; absolutely outrageous bronze floor vase with "masks" and green glass insert; Loetz oil-spot nautilus-form art glass table lamp; and more!!!

In addition to a fine selection of antique furniture, jewelry, silver and porcelains, we will be selling an important collection of textile art. 300 lots of antique quilts; hooked and braided rugs; vintage clothing; shawls; draperies; whites; samplers; and sewing ephemera. Most of these lots are in pristine condition, and there are many rare and unusual pieces. Once the hand-work of devoted home makers, these pieces have long since taken on folk-art status and are eagerly sought by museums and collectors alike! Auction Highlights, Textile Art Highlights

If You have antique textiles that you would like to sell, or find out more about, please bring them to the auction house Tuesday and Wednesday, October 5th and 6th, from 12:00 Noon to 9:00 PM for a free identification and evaluation.

November 4th, 1999

Monthly Estate Treasures Auction

Sale contents added to December 2 auction.

December, 2nd, 1999

Antique Cane Auction
Thursday, December 2nd, 5:00 pm

Estate Treasures Auction
Thursday, December 2nd, 6:30 pm

At 5:00 pm American Antiques Auction will sell the Louis Macchi Walking Stick Collection. One Hundred of the most extraordinary antique canes ever created! Complete catalog and photographs of the Cane Collection. Auction Results

At 6:30 pm we will segue into our monthly Estate Treasures Auction. Always an exciting selection of furniture and decorations from local estates. Pictures of Estate Treasure highlights

Some of the highlights include: period Chippendale chest with bracket feet; refectory table in the Barouque style; French stands with bronze heads; very heavily carved Victorian marble-top bedroom set with high back bed; heavily carved high back Victorian sofa; lots of carved oak; two 9' x 12' antique Persian carpets; paintings by listed artists; diamond and gold jewelry; collection of gold coins; a dozen American, and Continental, sterling coffee and tea sets, and flatware sets; stained glass windows; 18" and 30" Meissen vases with snake handles; collection of Dresden groups; 125 piece Wedgwood "Pagoda" dinnerware set; cold painted bronzes; Lionel train sets #1587S, #2249WS, $1464W and #1467W; pair of 19th C. "Black" figural andirons; and much more!