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Cedarburg Auction has been retained to sell the immense quality collection of Robert Tragoning of Seymour, Wisconsin. Mr. Tragoning loved all things antique, but his passion was oil lamps, chandeliers, and other lighting. He accumulated one of the finest collections of over 200+ oil lamps and accessories. Below is just a portion of this fabulous collection. Over 575 lots to be sold in one day starting at 10:00am June 30th, 2021 through Cedarburg Auction on LiveAuctioneers.com. Virtually any shape and color oil lamps and chandeliers you can imagine, and all antique! Call 262-238-5555 for more information
Date: Wednesday, June 30th, 2021
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Oil Lamps: 200+to include Whale Oil lamps, sandwich glass, pressed glass, matching pairs, multi colored, double sided, cut crystal, metal,brass and more; Fancy founts and pedestals to include cranberry hobnail, coinspot, jeweled frame hanging chandeliers, hand-painted floral, and hanging Majolica chandelier; Cast Iron Lamps to include extremely fancy 8-arm cast iron chandelier, 4-arm adjustable chandelier, and more; Country Store Fixtures and Bracket Lamps, Barn Lamps and Railroad lamps. Banquet Lamps to include marble, alabaster and crystal bases, cranberry and art glass, cut crystal, sandwich glass, colored glass, marble and fancy brass bases, all with acid floral cutback shades. or floral or scenic hand-painted shades; Table lamps to include ruby, cranberry, opaline and opalescent glass in many colors, radium glass, Greentown, art glass, Lodz, Mount Washington, cut crystal, pressed glass, opalescent floral, swirl, stripedand diamond, amber glass, and numerous cut glass and pressed glass patterns. Finger-Held oil lamps to include cobalt, ruby, double-sided, hearts and darts, sandwich glass, pressed glass, art glass, brass, tin, and Mount Washington pink case glass with floral enameling; Gone with the Wind Table Lamps to include iridescent, blown-out baby face in red satin, white satin, milk glass, marine glass, satin cables and diamonds, opaline glass, iris blown- out Gone with the Wind lamp, floral blown-out lamp, large floral painted, hand-painted shade and base by Bradley and Hubbard and others; Fancy Floor Standing Lamps to include piano lamps by Wright and Butler Art Glass Oil Lamp; Coin Spot Gone with the Wind lamp; figural base lamps; standing figural lamps; fancy bohemian cut from cream to cranberry banquet, and other bohemian cut-colored oil lamps; Hurricane lamps to include sets of oil lamps in various patterns; Victorian cranberry ruby lamps, Columbian exposition oil lamp; Aladdin floor standing oil lamp and Aladdin table lamps; And many more rare and unusual whale oil lamps, gone with the wind lamps, table oil lamps, figure held oil lamps, floor standing oil lamps, oil chandeliers, and loads and loads more.
Early and Country Furniture: Late 18th century Philadelphia Hitchcock bench, which retains its original stenciling and floral decorations with rushed seat, 18th century mahogany drop front desk with elaborate string inlaid fitted interior on bracket feet, Chandford panel single door preserving cupboard, double door preserving cupboard, strip pine double-drawer work table, pencil-legged single drawer side table, pencil legged four drawer storage cabinet in original red, 18th century pierce-carved German arm chair, bow front chest of drawers in mahogany, federal dressing mirror, two-tiered mahogany bowed entry shelf, swirl-painted trunk, decuepodge box with wallpaper interior, candle stand, traveling trunk, Tollware trays, pine dresser, corner semi-circle three-tiered crock stand, chimney cover, lap desk, pigeon hole cabinet, spool bed, benches, side tables, and more.
Oak Furniture: Extra grade Lions head and paw foot triple mirrored curved glass secretary with elaborate pressed carvings in original finish, two door ice box, serpentine dresser with applied carvings,Mission oak liquor cabinet,side table, side chairs, trunk, fancy frames and mirrors, 1920s stencil oak kitchen set with chairs, plant stands, Griffin-carved oak Morris chair, press-carved collapsible child’s high chair, S-curve roll top desk, tavern chair, and other oak furniture.
Victorian and Other Furniture: Walnut marble coat rack umbrella stand with single drawer and mirror, flamed mahogany three-piece parlor set with paw feet, elaborate black walnut fruit-carved bed with turned finials, a pair of white marble top fruit- pull dressers, one with mirror, marble-top tables,French armaloo and profusely inlaid ladies writing desk with marble top trim, single-drawer black-lacquered amraloo trimmed side table, pierce-carved entry arm chair, elaborate walnut frames and hall mirrors, elaborate mahogany sheet music cabinet with curved glass storage compartment, walnut hanky box dressers, mahogany plant pedestals, fancy carved side chairs, winged Queen Anne mahogany trimmed love seat, mahogany till top tables, fancy-carved cabinets, mahogany Federal single drawer night stands, matching pair of mahogany-trimmed bed benches, early mahogany rope bed, French pierce-carved entry table, and more.
Special: Working Olympia music box with 15” punched-tin records, two floor standing Victrolas (Wilber and RCA Victor Model 260), one console Victrola, (all working), Cathedral radio, Atwater Kent with speaker (not working) and other radios, Adirondack bench, Adirondack hat rack, large medical quackery machine. Handcarved folk art animals -mallard duck, birds, lions, other animals and farm set to include barns, farm houses, silos, out buildings, out house, fencing, troughs, folk art double horse pull toy with hand-made wagon, pocket knife collection, partial folk art carousel horse (which retains some of its paint), full size double-seat horse-drawn sleigh with yolk, wooden runner child’s sled, 1931 Milwaukee cast iron fire hydrant, two cast iron well pumps, railroad station bench, lawn art glass witch balls (some on cast iron stands), copper folk art grasshopper weather vane, advertising tins, antique hand-carved pipes, antique bottle collection, turn of the century jewelers tools, group of antique match holders (glass and iron), antique paper goods (and more), Mission oak slag panel table lamp, Mission oak slag panel hanging chandelier, Mission oak brass 2 arm ceiling fixture, Arts and Crafts Liquor cabinet, , metal floor standing ashtray, Sessions clock, art glass shaded bridge lamps, leaded glass floor lamp, elaborate four-arm gas chandelier with Majolica inserts and fancy acid cut back shades, Carter carburetor enamel two-sided metal sign, Bear Automotive advertisement depicting a 1920’s racecar in original art deco frame, other automotive collectables, hall store countertop, oversized tea pot tea dispenser with stand, three-section malt machine with spoons, large hand-carved wooden general store rabbit counter top candy holder, Birkelhoff marble and cast iron store scale, vintage cameras to include Argus, miniature beaded shade lamps, lightning rods with balls, primitivesand kitchen collectables, Westinghouse table fans, sewing collectables, cigar molds, hanging country store fixtures, hand-made wooden skis, advertising crates, powder horns, Winchester rifle model 75 22-caliber bolt action BB guns, Kellogg oak wall-crank telephone, fancy oak interior 6-turn post and 12 hanging spindled fretwork panels out of a barber shop or home interior, beveled barber shop mirror with Houndstooth edging, barber shop collectables, leaded and stained glass windows,antique tools, tool chest, cast iron two-burner stove, Victorian door with acid-etched floral window, fancy Victorian door knobs, lock sets, keys from a ship, crocks and jugs to include decorated blue and grey stoneware, covered advertising crock, advertising margarine crock, baskets, oak wall foam, spongeware, mixing bowls, Redwing three-gallon covered storage crock, graduated jug collection, 12-gallon leaf crock, Redwing crocks and jugs, collection of pocket knives to include rolled gold advertising pocket knives, and more. Large statue planter or Newell postof gyspy woman, spy scope, large toleware trays, graniteware collection, and more
Art: Frank Swift Chase masterwork (45” tall X 55” across)oil on canvas depicting a Post-Impressionist landscape(a very important work of art (signed), Hollywood Moviestar portraitist Paul Lewis Clemensoil of noted Milwaukee industrialist George Bruce, Large oil on canvas depicting Cronwell at his daughter’s death painted around 1870 (unsigned), extremely detailed, Louise Lemp Pabst oil on board portrait of young boy with animals from 1940’s (signed), 1840’s folk art oil on canvas of mother and her daughters (unsigned), 18th century American oil on canvas of children with a dog (unsigned), Seymor Joseph Guy 1850’s oil on canvas portrait of a young woman (signed), museum quality late 17th - early 18th century oil on chamfered panel of mother with mandolin and son (unsigned), a large collection of full moon scenic oil on canvases by unknown Thiensville artist from the 1800’s (all unsigned), Nic Lenz oil on canvas of sheep from 1910 (signed), Wisconsin artist August Kraemer watercolor of riverbank and pier (signed), August Kraemer watercolor of birch trees (signed), Henry Marvell Carr oil on canvas portrait of a young man (signed), S. Miller watercolor, early quality needle and petitt point wall hanging of a large rooster and flowers, quality framed needlepoint depicting young lovers, and other quality paintings, prints, lithographs, watercolors, drawings, and more!
Paper Goods: 32 unredeemed early mining and oil stock certificates by various companies, early gold, silver, copper, and oil mining uncashed stocks from early 1900s to include Alaska , territory of Arizona, California and more, advertising premiums, early letters and documents, photos and postcard albums, magazines, calendars, Autograph album, photo album, huge collection of fancy pop-up Valentines and others; postcards to include holidays, real life, western, cities, European WWI scenes, 1900’s jewelers’ books, advertisements, and more.
Glassware: 1700’s Englishimarichina teapot,cup and saucer, covered compote and sweet meat serving dish, KPN porcelain floral covered tureen, two early threefaced oil lamps along with three-faced cake stand, salt and pepper shakers, covered candy dish and bowls, Westmorland milk glass animals, covered animal dishes, group of Fostoria glass to include tumblers, water glasses, bulbous ice water pitcher, 11 hand-colored floral Cauldon English plates, Gibbons English teapot collection, Minton China service for 10, 8 cream soups, groups of fine China to include Haviland Limoges, cut crystal, large lot of Depression glass in several patterns and colors, hand-painted plates, Columbian Exhibition World’s Fair plate and oil lamp, China services, hand painted wall chargers, large moriage vaseand pitcher with dragon handle,crystal cruet bottle collection,and more!
Lighting: Art-glass bridge lamps, 20’s hand carved jade lamp, leaded glass bridge lamp, a pair of Meissen urn lamps, art-deco slip-shade chandeliers, torchier floorstanding lamp, Arts and Crafts floor lamp, boudoir lamps and more.
Bronzes: Stunning oversized French full-figure Empire marble and bronze mantle clock depicting a full-figural young beauty writing a letter with heavy bronze trim and quality French clock movement (not working), a second Empire figural hourdere mantle clock with free movement pendulum, literally a work of art in bronze and marble (not working), Oriental bronze Buddha, Bust of Diana signed Jean-Antonie Houdon, E.Charviery bust of Alsace, and more.
Oriental Rugs: Antique Pakistani rug 110”x73”, Kerman finely-knotted wool rug 83”x49”, Sarouk rug 59”x43”, hand-knotted Leyleyab Persian rug 59”x42”, a rare Kerman paisley-style finely-knotted rug81”x49”, large Middle Eastern tribal rug240”x53”, Balooch hand-knotted Persian rug 127”x42”, room-sized wool rug150”x109”, Karastan room-sided rugs, tribal rugs, and more.
Pottery: Van Briggle art pottery to include busts of Indians (Sacajawea, Cheyenne Chief, Cherokee Chief Two Moons, Apache War Chief Geronimo, Nez Perce Chief Joseph, Sioux Chief Sitting Bull, Sioux Chief Red Cloud), table lamp, vases, bowls, pitchers, frogs, Hull pottery to include pitchers and vases, and more.
Jewelry: A large pocket watch collection as found in a jeweler’s work case broken into several lots to include Elgin and Waterbury, 14K gold watches, railroad pocket watches, pocket watch chains, fobs, pocket watch guts, pocket watch cases, pocket watch scrap metal, and more. Sterling silver flatware, bowls, vases, candlesticks, trays and more. 1920’s and 1930’s men’s’ wristwatches, ladies’ watches, 14K nouveau ring, Art Nouveau floral seed pearl brooch, 18K gold ring settings, two Victorian gold lockets, miniature portraits, gold stick pins. Sterling to include necklaces, chokers, brooches, pendants, rings, diamond earrings, Mille Fiore crucifix and small picture frames, Mexican sterling and coral and turquoise necklace, and other charm bracelets, 10K gold class ring, large selection of early glass spectacles, 14K gold floral brooch with turquoise stones, 14K gold necklace chain, Victorian rolled gold porcelain brooch, 14K gold garnet pendant on chain, rolled gold hand-carved cameo brooch, two cherry amber necklaces, 14K gold hinge bracelet, 14K gold and pearl necklace, several pearl necklaces (some natural), Queen Victoria commemorative coin embezzle, two Victorian Pietra Dure floral brooches, 14K gold European cut diamond ring, 14K gold and sapphire cocktail ring, 14K gold sapphire and diamond ring, wedding rings, platinum and radium Art Deco ring, 14K hinged snake bracelet, quality antique rhinestone and costume jewelry to include necklaces, pendants, bracelets made by various makers and more.
Toys and Dolls: Victorian Bisque head dolls to include HeubachKoppeldorf doll, several Armand Marseille dolls, a 51954 Terri Lee doll with real fur cape and many other sanctioned outfits, doll dishes and trunks, miniature stuffed animals, Lionel Engine #248 and 2 pullman cars in original red paint, 2 Victorian toy stoves, Cap guns, rocket bank, Children’s collectible books, little boy’s Victorian sailor outfit with high button shoes, christening gown and more!
Sterling and Silver-plate Serving pieces: Sterling flatware for 6 by State House, Cartir sterling salt and pepper shakers, sterling bridal chalice and serving tray, sterling large porridge bowl with cobalt insert, group of sterling-trimmed Rosenthal china, Art Nouveau heavy sterling silver overlaid decanter and matching cordials, other sterling silver bowls, trays, serving pieces, etc. and more. 2 large and impressive Victorian silver-plate tea and coffee services, several sets of silver-plate candlesticks, large silver-plate trays, water pitchers, platters, covered domes, hot water servers, condiment sets, bride’s baskets, creamer and sugars, salt and pepper, Immense silver-plate Lazy Susan, Aesthetic movement coffee service, Wedgewood andCouldon China and loads more!
Clothing: To include Victorian, 20’s, 30’s and 40’s clothing, a Victorian 1892 Silk beaded wedding dress from Milwaukee Socialite, Anita Vogel, a work of art in silk, beaded purses, other Victorian dresses and outfits, Victorian white summer dresses, petticoats, bloomers, night gowns, silk tops and more. Elaborate jet-beaded Victorian mourning capelet, large paisley shawl (62”x64.5”), flapper hats, Edwardian hats, beaded evening gowns, 1920s silk dresses, a large collection of 40’s and 50’s performing outfits from noted burlesque dancer and singer Mika Mingo, men’s top hats, bowler hats, designer 50’s and 60’s clothing, a large selection of 30’-50’s work denim to include blue jeans ou chore jackets, overalls, and more.
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