This sale includes local estates and collections. Offerings include estate jewelry, paintings, furniture, rugs, works on paper, clocks, decorative accessories, pottery, and more!
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Leland Little Auction & Estate Sales, Ltd. Auction Gallery
Sale Dates & Times:
Estate Treasures Auction
Saturday, October 13, 2012, 12:00 P.M.
Silver – 12:00 P.M.
“Ooh la la!” – 2:00 P.M.
Friday, October 12, 10:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.
Saturday, October 13, 10:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M.
-Catering provided by The Wooden Nickel of Hillsborough, NC.
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No Reserves. All sales subject to the terms & conditions of sale. Cash, check, Visa, MC, AX, and Discover. 13% buyer’s premium. 3% discount for cash/check. 7% NC tax. NCFL#7452
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1000. Large Group of Antique Hatpins and Stickpins
including seven hatpins and approximately 55 stickpins, all of various motifs and stones including examples set with enamel, rhinestones, and faux pearls, a couple of examples being marked sterling, together with five antique costume bar pins and an antique gold filled knot brooch, overall the majority of the pieces in the lot are in good estate condition.
1001. Vintage Sautoir Necklace and Matching Bracelet
the necklace in the endless style and strung with orange stone beads (probably citrine), spaced in between carved orange stone beads and Chinese porcelain beads, suspending a later added gold filled antique chatelaine fragment set with a citrine colored glass stone, together with a bracelet en suite, the silk on the necklace has broken and will need to be restrung, overall the lot is in good cosmetic condition.
1002. Five High Quality Vintage Costume Brooches
including a 1930s magenta colored bakelite clip brooch in a flower motif, a 1920s glass brooch set with a large citrine colored glass stone, a 1930s blue and white rhinestone brooch/clip, a circa 1960s enamel on copper costume brooch depicting swirls among a white background, and a circa 1980s blue and white pave rhinestone bar pin signed A&S, overall the pieces in the lot are in good condition with some wear associated with regular use.
1003. Group of High End Rhinestone Costume Jewelry
unsigned but of high quality, consisting of a bracelet set with numerous round and marquise shaped rhinestones, a pair of earclips in a snowflake shape, and a necklace set with numerous round and marquise shaped rhinestones, overall the lot is in very good estate condition.
1004. Two Costume Pins, M. Haskell and Irving Silverman
the first pin designed as a jabot stickpin by Miriam Haskell circa 1950s designed as a white metal flower with engraved leaves centering on a white glass bead, the bottom of the jabot stickpin with a similar motif, signed "Miriam Haskell" on the reverse, the second pin of beautiful and unusual form by Irving Silverman N.Y., circa 1920s and set with blue cats eye glass cabochons imitating sapphires, accented with numerous round and baguette rhinestones (several small round rhinestones deficient), all within a frame of black enamel, signed on the reverse "Irving-N.Y. Silverman", both pins overall in good estate condition.
1005. Three Leather Handbags, Coach
including a white leather saddle shaped example (approximately 13.5" long x 7" tall", not including handle), a black classic lunchbox shaped example (approximately 7" long x 9.5" tall, not including handle), and a tan leather lunchbox bag identical in shape and size to the black bag, the white bag showing the most wear in the form of darkening and some marks to exterior, the other two bags with normal wear associated with regular use, overall the lot is in good estate condition.
1006. Leather Handbag, Karen Millen
designed as a cream colored top handle bag with brown contrast stitching and trim, completed by a zip closure and slide in clasp front for the front pocket, measures 15" long x 7.75" tall, overall the bag is in good estate condition with scratching to chrome plated hardware slide in closure and light wear to leather throughout, completed by its original dust bag.
1007. Ostrich Skin Bucket Bag, Italian
designed in the style, composed of tan ostrich skin, the bag has a draw string closure with top handle, the inside signed "Helen Made in Italy", completed by a detachable long shoulder strap, approximately 6.5" long x 8" tall (not including handle or shoulder strap), overall in very good estate condition with some wear to gold plated hardware on the outside and many pen markings to the inside of the suede lining.
1008. Monogram Canvas "Boulogne 30" Bag, Louis Vuitton
designed as a traditional elegant shoulder bag in the classic monogram canvas, accented by the natural vachetta leather, bag still has the original receipt showing it was purchased in 2006, the inside with proper markings and serial #SR0095, overall the bag is in excellent estate condition with overall caramelization to leather trim and some small markings and wear to the inside leather, accompanied by the original dust bag.
1009. Elegant Lizard Skin Bag, Saks Fifth Avenue, 1950s
designed in the classic foldover "Lady" bag composed of one continuous wide pelt of lizard skin, completed by a gold plated crest at the front with button closure and a gold plated lizard skin covered top handle, lined in light pink leather and signed "Saks Fifth Avenue" in embossed gilt on the interior, overall the bag is in good condition with very noticeable wear to corners which may or may not be repairable, however the bag presents well. It is very unusual to have a bag this long which incorporates such a large single pelt of skin, measures 10.25" long x 7" tall.
1010. Two Whimsical Brooches, Boucher
including a fabulous 1950s grape motif brooch designed as gold plated leaves which suspend chain set faux pearls "en tremblant", signed on the reverse "Boucher 8853P" (some verdigris to chain which suspends faux pearls, not noticeable when worn), the second brooch designed as a ballerina in mid jump circa 1940s, her dress set with numerous round rhinestones with a white plated dress and gold plated body, the reverse signed "Boucher 3503", in good estate condition with wear from use. Marcel Boucher was one of the most respected costume jewelry manufacturers during the Mid 20th century, having first worked for fine jewelers and growing his keen eye for design from there. His pieces are extremely sought after by collectors today.
1011. Two Animal Brooches, Alice Caviness
the first designed as a gold plated zebra from the 1960s set with hunter green enamel and pave rhinestones, the reverse signed "Alice Caviness" (overall in very good estate condition with two very small rhinestones missing, hard to notice when worn), the second designed as a chirping bird on a branch, his body composed of a green glass jelly belly and a red cabochon eye, mounted in gold plated sterling silver, signed "A.C. Sterling" (in very good estate condition with some tarnishing to gold plated silver)
1012. Boxed Aurora Borealis Stone Jewelry Suite, 1950s
designed as a three piece suite including a triple strand necklace of aurora borealis beads, a pair of earclips en suite, and an oval shaped brooch en suite, each bead studded with a prong set round aurora borealis stone, all within a black velvet jewelry case in the shape of a handbag, the inside of the case signed "Pakula". Although this suite is unsigned, this handbag shaped carrying case is likely its original retailers case. Overall the lot is in very good estate condition.
1013. Group of Four Copper Jewels, Renoir, 1950s-1960s
including a modernistic cuff bracelet with earclips en suite, a brooch designed as an intersecting leaf and bamboo, and a retro style link bracelet, all signed "Renoir", all in very good condition.
1014. Gentleman's Black Leather Jacket
designed in the classic bomber style, labeled on the inside "Wilsons-The Leather Experts", size small, in good estate condition.
1015. Strapless Print Cocktail Dress, Kay Unger
designed as an adorable strapless cocktail dress composed of pink and black printed fabric in an abstract floral print, size 6, overall in very good condition.
1016. Chic Green Cotton V Neck Sweater, Lilly Pulitzer
designed as a simple long sleeved cotton blend v neck sweater in an attractive and classic shade of green help to be made famous by Lilly Pulitzer, size Medium, in very good condition.
1017. Assembled Black Two Piece Evening Ensemble
including a black ruched silk top by Cache, size 6, and a pair of complimentary black long pants by Ann Taylor, size 10 petite, both in very good condition.
1018. Hot Pink Blazer Jacket, St. John
designed in a classic St. John blazer silhouette, composed of hot pink blend fabric (no fabric content label), completed by three pink tinted buttons resembling mother of pearl, size 6, in very good condition.
1019. Three Piece Assembled Ensemble, Ralph Lauren
including a pair of black linen long pants by Lauren by Ralph Lauren, size 8 petite, a classic white cotton button down shirt by Ralph Lauren Sport, size small, and a very fine navy blue blazer by Ralph Lauren Black Label, size 6, all are in very good condition.
1020. Navy Peasant Blouse, Diane Von Furstenberg
of classic poppy silhouette echoing the 1970s, designed in a navy sheer fabric with ruffle detailing to the front and sleeves, size 12, in very good condition.
1021. "Red Roses" 100ML Cologne, Jo Malone London
boxed example, very little perfume has been used with approximately 95% remaining.
1022. Two Lady's Porcelain Trinket Boxes, German
including a wonderful example by Rosenthal, with hand painted blue floral decoration to the lid, the outside of the trinket box designed as a collared shirt, the whole box trimmed in gilt, the second of very similar form by RS painted with white floral decoration to the lid, the body of the box designed as a collared shirt and composed of cream colored porcelain which moves into a green ground near the collar, both in very good condition with the first example having some wear to gilt decoration, both approximately 2.5" diameter.
1023. Six Sterling Lidded Glass Dresser Jars
all examples being marked sterling and each having a central cartouche for an engraving, two of which are engraved with initials, the other four with no engraving, all of various motifs to the lid including floral and scroll motif examples, overall the lot is in very good condition with some small denting and wear from normal use.
1024. Group of Seven Antique Trinket Boxes
including a brass rouge pot with all over floral decoration, a small silver plated rouge box set with a peacock on the top of the box, a brass powder compartment with petit point rose top, a French mirrored box set with red cabochon stones to the top, two black laquered boxes with faux tortoise hand painted detailing, and a small antique change purse box made out of a shell with French inscription to the outside, overall the lot is in good condition for age.
1025. Large Vintage Glass Shield Pendant Brooch, Germany
circa 1950s, designed as an attractive large shield shaped plaque with intricate scrollwork, set with one large oval glass stone resembling tigers eye as well as five smaller stones of similar glass, completed by a classic pin back and opening for suspension from chain, overall in very good condition.
1026. Fine Triple Strand Faux Pearl Necklace, Richelieu
designed as an unusually long triple strand of high quality faux pearls measuring approximately 25" long, completed by an art deco style shield shaped slide in clasp accented with numerous round and baguette rhinestones and black enamel, stamped "Richilieu" on each side of clasp, overall in good condition with light wear to faux pearl finish throughout, some yellowing to rhinestones, and light wear to enamel, however overall very attractive when worn, necklace requires restringing.
1027. Pair of Unusual Rhinestone Earclips, Castlecliff
designed as a curved triple strand of rhinestones in various shades of hot pink and magenta, terminating in three marquise shaped purple drops, one on the end of each row, each earclip marked "Castlecliff", to the back of the earclips, earrings require a gentle hand cleaning but overall in very good condition.
1028. Cream Colored Mink Capelet, 1950s
designed as a cream colored stole/capelet, with label reading "Razook's Plaza Hotel-New York", overall in very good condition with some light staining to lining.
1029. Brown Mink Jacket, John Baldwin, 1950s
designed as a classic brown mink jacket with brown silk lining, the label simply reading "John Baldwin", overall in very good condition considering age.
1030. Pair of Unusual Cut Steel Shoe Buckles, France
circa 1890s, each composed of cut steel and designed in a coronet shape, with old leather remnants attached to the reverse, the reverse hook stamped "France", overall the lot is in good condition for its age with a small area of light rust to one buckle.
1031. Two High End Figural Costume Brooches
including a 1960s blackamoor brooch designed as a gilt metal turbanned man, his face composed of carved stone, further accented by round rhinestones (overall in very good condition with some loss to gilt below the pear shaped rhinestone, hard to notice when worn), the second brooch a circa 1980s example in the art deco revival style, depicting the face of a flapper woman in the form of hand painted celluloid or plastic, her cap set with numerous prong set rhinestones, two lines of which swing freely, signed indistinctly in the back and dated 1986 (in good estate condition with one noticeable chip to a rhinestone, not obtrusive when worn).
1032. Two High Quality Floral Motif Costume Brooches
including a 1950s Austrian example set with various marquise and round shaped light blue rhinestones (in very good estate condition), the second a 1940s flower set with five heart shaped red rhinestones and numerous round white rhinestones, completed by a trombone closure (in very good estate condition). These two brooches exemplify the quality workmanship of costume jewelry manufacturers in the mid 20th century.
1033. Two Art Deco Costume Jewels
including an architectural motif white gold filled wristwatch by Gruen, circa 1935, completed by a later cord and homemade yarn bracelet (needs to be redone), watch is currently not running, the second designed as a clip set with numerous round marcasites (several deficient) in the machine age design, circa 1925 (in good estate condition).
1034. Italian Micromosaic Belt Buckle, circa 1930s
of very beautiful and unusual form, designed as a round plaque set with numerous pieces of tesserae depicting a red border with a floral motif center, the back of the buckle stamped "Made in Italy", overall in very good condition and a very unusual piece.
1035. Vintage Negligee Cover Evening Jacket, circa 1940
designed in pink quilted velvet like fabric, completed by cream silk lining, size small, overall in very good estate condition.
1036. Two Floral Print Maxi Dresses, Bessi, circa 1970
the first designed as a tea length maxi dress in pink cotton with matching belt which can be tied around the waist (a few small stains to the front, may come out with a professional dry cleaning), vintage size large, labeled "Bessi Made in Italy", the second of identical form and fabric in a green and pink floral motif (very good estate condition), labeled on the inside "Saks Fifth Avenue Made in Italy" (Bessi label appears to have been removed but matching belt which is signed is also included), vintage size large.
1037. Three Vintage Silk Scarves, one Designer
including an unlabeled example with mustard ground depicting blue flowers and green leaves in a watercolor style (56"l x 14" w, very good estate condition), an unmarked silk example in a berry motif with darker red ground edges (34"l x 34"w, in good estate condition with several pulls to silk and a couple of areas of small staining), and a third in a bright floral motif by Leonard Paris on a white ground (34"l x 34"w, in good estate condition with several make up stains, needs to be dry cleaned)
1038. Wool Leopard Print Pullover, Leonard of Paris
designed as a simple fleece/pullover with black trim and leopard print body, all in 100% wool, labeled "Leonard Paris Made in Italy", size medium, in very good estate condition (needs drycleaning)
1039. Silk Print Shirt, Salvatore Ferragamo
designed as a pure silk shirt with black trim, the body of the shirt having a motif of a leopard peering through exotic foliage, size large, excellent estate condition
1040. Chocolate Leather Hobo Bag, Tylie Malibu
composed of chocolate colored leather in the hobo style, the shoulder strap having painted dogwood flowers, completed by brass colored hardware and magnetic snap closure, labeled "Tylie Malibu" (in very good estate condition with one missing button to hardware, hard to notice, and slight wear to leather but presents very well), measures approximately 15" long x 11" tall (not including strap)
1041. Mint Colored Leather Bag, 3.1 Phillip Lim
designed as a light mint green colored leather hobo style bag, completed by gold hardware and brown leather detailing, overall in very good estate condition (with finish to simulate wear on bag), with original dustbag.
1042. Vintage Wool Gent's Sweater, Pringle of Scotland
designed as a fantastic and whimsical pink wool sweater depicting a golfer and his caddy, no size label but equivalent to a current gent's medium/large, in excellent estate condition
1043. Olive Suede Gent's Jacket
in the Native American style, composed of olive green suede with numerous suede tassel detailing, size extra small, in good estate condition (some wear to suede throughout, but presents nicely)
1044. Rabbit Lined Fur and Fabric Coat
designed as a coat composed of vertically stitched acetate fabric resembling pleating, with collar and sleeves trimmed in chocolate colored rabbit and fox fur, with original price tag of $595.00, size medium, unused condition.
1045. Black Rabbit Fur Coat
designed in the classic style and composed of black rabbit fur, lined in black silk, apparently unlabeled, approximately a size medium, excellent estate condition
1046. Reversible Two Color Mink and Fox Fur Vest
designed as a gorgeous chocolate colored mink vest trimmed with grey fox fur, lined in black velvet, reversible, apparently unlabeled, approximately a size large, in excellent estate condition
1047. Four Pairs of GoGo Style Boots, Miu Miu and Prada
including a pair in black leather by Miu Miu (size 37, in overall good condition with light wear to soles and wear to leather throughout, particularly near toe box), an identical pair in chocolate colored leather also by Miu Miu (size 37, in overall good condition with light wear to soles and wear to leather throughout, particularly near toe box), the third pair of very similar form in hot pink suede by Prada (size 37.5, overall very good condition with light wear to soles, suede could use a light cleaning), and a second pair of identical form in tan colored suede also by Prada (size 38, overall very good condition with light wear to soles, suede could use a light cleaning).
1048. Pair of Wedge Mule Heels, Donald J. Pliner
designed in tan leather as a stylish platform wedge mule heel, completed by original dustbag and box (size 7.5), in unworn condition.
1049. Group of Winter Hats and Earmuffs
the lot includes three pairs of various rabbit fur trimmed earmuffs (two in excellent condition, one in good condition with definite wear to velvet trimmed head piece), a beautiful handmade toboggan style mink cap, a peach colored cashmere cap by Lord & Taylor (good condition with some surface wear), a rust colored cotton toboggan style hat, a rust colored abstract motif cotton hat, and a multicolored patchwork suede cap (good estate condition with wear to lining, outside presents very well)
1050. Two Fine Raffia Summer Hats, Kaminski, circa 2000
the first designed as a classic boating style hate composed of woven raffia and trimmed with black cotton ribbon, labeled "Kaminski; 100% Raffia; Made in Australia", the second designed as a wide brim hat of exquisitely woven loose raffia trimmed in black grosgrain around the edge and completed by a black grosgrain ribbon, labeled "Kaminski Australia; 100% Raffia; Handmade in Madagascar", both are in excellent estate condition.
1051. Boudoir Floral Design Sterling Set, Cartier
circa 1970s, designed as a bud vase and a blossom bowl/vase, each monogrammed "W.R.L.", in its original fitted Cartier box, each signed "Cartier Sterling", approximately 2.495 troy oz.
1052. Four Antique Mother of Pearl Parasol Handles
including three examples set with gold filled mounts of various floral and scroll decorations with inset mother of pearl bodies, together with an unmarked silver example which is probably silver plate, all would make very nice custom made umbrella handles!
1. Continental Style Leather Side Chairs
turned wood base, green leather upholstery, nail head trim, 20th century.
2. Regency Arm Chair
20th century, ebonized and gilt wood frame with fine striped silk upholstery.
3. Upholstered Club Chair
oversized club chair, green upholstery
4. Fine Silk Decorator Table
glass top table with fine silk and gold embroidered fabric with dolphin and foliate motif and heavy tassel trim.
5. Tropical Upholstery Decorator Table
monkey and palm tree fabric covered table with glass top.
6. Oversized Designer Ottoman
coffee table sized ottoman with like new green upholstery.
8. Antique Pine Cupboard
two glass doors with inset shelves over two blind doors, attractive white washed finish.
9. Hickory Chair Pembroke Table
mahogany drop side table with one drawer and inlay to legs.
Hickory Chair Company label
10. Transitional Style Oak Gateleg Table
late 19th, early 20th century oak table with carved trim and stretcher base, well turned legs.
11. Continental Style Server
tall sideboard, 20th century, heavily constructed wood, five drawers over two doors.
12. Continental Style Wood Floor Lamp
20th century, decorator lamp with silk shade.
13. Over Upholstered Club Chair and Ottoman
fine yellow upholstered club chair with shaped ottoman.
14. Oversized Red Ottoman
suede style upholstery, 20th century.
15. John Widdicomb Chinoiserie Cabinet
two door cabinet pre-wired for electric hook up and cable connection.
John Widdicomb label
16. Pair of Murano Style Decorator Lamps
with drop prisms and silk shades.
17. Carved and Gilt Wood Mirror
sun burst mirror, 20th century.
18. Full Size Vintage Telephone Booth
folding door wooden telephone booth, wired for electricity and current phone hook-up, with porcelain sign.
19. Pair of Tole High Back Side Chairs
20th century on mahogany frame.
20. Mahogany Secretary Bookcase
block front secretary on ball and claw feet.
21. Art Nouveau Mahogany Etergere
22. Leather Diminutive Sofa
some wear to leather.
23. Pair of Leather French Chairs
some wear to leather.
24. Vintage Wood and Brass Bar
25. 20th Century Grandmother Clock
26. Pair of French Bergere Chairs
some wear to upholstery, circa 1940
27. Mahogany Three Tiered Table
28. Vintage French Fauteuil Chair
with fine green and white upholstery, 20th century
29. Vintage French Fauteuil Chair
with fine green and white upholstery, mid 20th century.
30. Pair of French Side Chairs
carved and painted frames with fine green and white upholstery, 20th century.
31. Pair of Mahogany Pembroke tables
with inlay to legs, single drawers.
32. Carved French Fauteuil
loss to crest and wear to upholstery, early 20th century.
33. French Brass Waste Basket
34. Four Guilford Galleries Side Chairs
mahogany frames with saber legs and yellow diamond upholstery, some wear to upholstery.
label to chairs
35. Chinoiserie Demilune Cabinet
20th century, one drawer over one door.
36. French Vitrine
20th century with glass shelf
37. Pair of Painted French Side Stands
mid 20th century
38. Brass Drinks Cart
mid 20th century
39. Classical French Fire Screen
40. Pair of Regency Arrow Back Side Chairs
mahogany and painted frames, 20th century
41. Vintage Torchiere Floor lamp
42. Vintage Torchiere Floor Lamp
43. Two Signed Hitchcock Side Chairs
stenciled decoration, each signed on back seat rail
44. Oversized French Side Chair
carved and painted wood frame with velvet upholstery, early-mid 20th century.
45. Chinese Wall Panel
20th century print
46. Mid Century Chromolithograph
47. Vintage Chromolithograph
48. Rococo Style Wall Mirror
carved and gilt wood mirror, 20th century
49. Carved Wood Looking Glass
with some loss to frame, 20th century.
50. Gilt Pier Mirror
51. Adams Style Wall Mirror
52. Contemporary Hand Tied Runner
6' x 2' 7"
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