Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates will continue the dispersal of the massive 65-year collection assembled by Barbara Sisson of Charleston, WV in a two-day single-owner auction on March 23and 24 beginning at 9:30am each day. Mrs. Sisson collected across numerous categories and was a noted author and researcher of American paperweights.
Session one will feature over 2,000 antique, vintage, and studio paperweights including Baccarat, Clichy, St. Louis, Boston & Sandwich Glass Co., New England Glass Co., Kaziun, Ysart, other studio artists, Millville/South Jersey, an extensive selection of Degenhart, St. Clair, Blenko, Pairpoint, English, Italian, advertising, &c.; historical/figural glass including World’s Fair and political; large collection of Degenhart figural glass in every color made, most purchased directly from Elizabeth Degenhart; plus more.
Session two will feature over 300 antique pocket watches of all types plus watch chains and accessories; 1,500+ antique/vintage hatpins and stickpins, plus holders; a huge collection of vintage costume jewelry including Art Nouveau, Art Deco, Czech, Austrian, 100s of glass-bead necklaces, signed designer, mid-century, sterling silver, &c.; Victorian and fine jewelry including cameos, painted porcelain, bar pins, diamond and other rings, &c.
NOTE: An uncatalogued session will be held on Thursday, March 22 beginning at 1:00 pm comprising the final installment of the Ed Kleppinger estate collection featuring over 250 box lots of ruby-stained and other EAPG, plus tray lots of glass from the Sisson collection. These lots will only be available to bidders in attendance.
The auction catalogues will be posted at jeffreysevans.com as well as on Live Auctioneers and Invaluable by March 14.
Public preview of the auction will begin on March 21 at 2177 Green Valley Lane, Mt. Crawford, VA. For further information e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 540.434.3939.