Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates is pleased to announce its 33rd Semi-Annual Americana and Fine Antiques Auction to be held November 10 and 11, 2017. The two-day event features a fine selection of Native American material from the private collection of noted scholar and craftsman, Wallace Gusler, Williamsburg, VA, including objects from the pioneer collection of Gilbert W. Dilley (1902-1996), one of the preeminent early collectors of American Indian art and artifacts; the collection of Kim and David Warfield, Shenandoah Co., VA; Lucy and Col. Richard Collie (Ret.), Fairfax Station, VA; Alan and Kathy McCarthy, Panama City, FL; Luke and Ann Woods, Cincinnati, OH and Spruce Pine, NC; Dr. Charles and Elizabeth Umstott, Newport News, VA; the Hague-Hough House, Waterford, VA; the estate of Hugh David Snyder II, Staunton, VA; plus fresh-to-the-market additions from collectors in Georgia, New York, West Virginia, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, and Maryland. Offering a diverse range of rare and desirable material, the large sale promises to be a noteworthy event.
Session I, beginning at 4:00 pm EST on Friday, November 10, 2017, will feature an excellent selection of high-grade 17th to 20th century American and foreign coins and currency, most from an estate collection; a fine assemblage of antiquarian maps, including many early Virginia-related examples; antiquarian books and manuscripts, including Henkel family manuscript material; Civil War material, other militaria, and antique firearms, including several rare American pistols.
Session II, beginning at 9:30 am EST on Saturday, November 11, 2017, will include our usual fine selection of rare Virginia & other Southern material; an outstanding selection of Native American material; 18th & 19th century American formal and country furniture, fine & decorative arts; important Shenandoah Valley folk art and pottery; country accessories; 18th & 19th century ceramics, featuring a fine collection of English lusterware, including many unusual forms; coin silver, including many Southern examples; clocks; rare music box, &c. Highlights in the Saturday session include an important American “AJ” cut glass tumbler (c.1830) with Andrew Jackson sulphide base, Pittsburgh area; an Edward Moran (American, 1823-1903) oil on board historical marine painting; an American folk art cut-out sheet-iron automobile weathervane (c.1900); and a Native American butterfly-form banded-slate bannerstone from the Gusler collection.
Company president Jeffrey S. Evans commented, “We are very excited to bring such an outstanding group of fresh material to the market for this auction, most of which will sell unreserved. Our Virginia and other Southern offerings are especially strong and provide numerous unique buying opportunities for collectors of all levels.”
The sale is on public preview November 8 and 9, 10:00 am to 6:00 pm daily; November 10, 9:00 am until end of auction; and November 11, 8:00 am until end of auction. For further information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 540.434.3939.