Estate of Nancy Breslin, 501 Elmore Lane, Ives Hill Retirement Community, Watertown, NY, Friday, May 24th from 10 AM until 5 PM and Saturday, May 25th from 10 AM until 4 PM.
Our sign-in list will be posted on the front door at 9 AM on Friday, May 24th. Admittance will be according to our list. The sale will begin at 10 AM on both days and end at 5 PM on Friday, 4 PM on Saturday. Cash or local checks only, U.S. currency only. All sales are final. You must bring your own movers to this sale. Be mindful of the neighbors and don’t block their driveways.
Highlights of the sale are authentic 1750 Chippendale chair with needlepoint seat, original oil paintings, lithographs, antique maps, plaster sculptures, antique Chinese ceramics, antique mirrors, rare books, antique Spanish baroque walnut side chairs, sofa, floor lamps, signed pottery, area rugs to include oriental, antique dutch floral marquetry cabinet, antique carved child’s rocking chair marked “Utica,” antique empire mahogany table, antique American Empire gilt mirror, provincial George I chinoisiere decorated hanging cabinet, book ladder, atlas table, mahogany tables, roseback chairs, sterling silver, collection of silver miniatures, collection of antique children’s dishes, colonial tall case clock by Walter Durfee, circa 1880, Royal Worcester dishes, kitchenware, Spode dishes, Portuguese dishes, bamboo chairs, baskets, antique Italian walnut rococo slant front desk, small federal drop leaf table, regency chinosiere decorated tole chestnut urn lamps, painted two drawer cabinet, late 18th century George III wall bracket set, two piece Asian chest, lamps, round painted side table, single bed.
Rare books include Jonathan Swift A Tale of a Tub, 8 volumes; John Thomas Smith, Nollekens and His Times, 2 volumes; James Northcote, the Life of Sir Joshua Reynolds, 2 voumes; James Boswell, Limited Edition Club, Private Papers of James Boswell from Malahide Castle, 21 volumes; The Life of Samuel Johnson by James Boswell, 8 volumes; Adam, Robert Borthwick Relating to Samuel Johnson; D’arblay, Madame Fanny; too many to list, hundreds of books.
It’s the sale of a lifetime. Come and bring your own movers and plenty of cash.