Selection of the Roma W. Leland belief, Washington court docket apartment, Ohio - plenty 1-118 and 418-424 for almost 70 years Roma Woodmansee Leland of Washington court docket residence, Ohio, who died in 2009, and her past due husband, John Arthur Leland, have been enthusiastic, an expert, and chronic creditors of early American furnishings and ornamental arts together with, yet now not constrained to, 18th century chinese language porcelain, pewter, work, and Oriental rugs. within the Nineteen Sixties they received many Oriental rugs from the preeminent Oriental rug broker of the time, Richard Markarian, in an effort to be promoting at Skinner in October. through the similar interval, the Lelands extended their assortment with a variety of acquisitions from recognized vintage purchasers and from the revenues of Dick Withington, the revered New England auctioneer. Their spacious, joyful domestic of Federal layout was once inbuilt 1960 to create a suitable venue for his or her assortment and for them to derive greatest leisure from it. For 4 a long time, John and Roma Leland have been renowned, universal figures on the Colonial Williamsburg vintage boards. in addition they regularlv attended vintage svmposia at previous Deerfield, Massachusetts, Landis Vallev, Pennsylvania, and Natchez, Mississippi.
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F. Wilder,” a plain flip glass, and a footed glass, (rim imperfection on small tumbler with basket of flowers design), ht. 1 3/8-6 1/8 in. $500-700 387. Three Colored Blown Glass Items, early 19th century, pale and medium blue blown flip glasses, and a light aqua oval sunburst pint flask (McKearin GVIII-20), ht. , respectively. $150-250 388. Amber Masonic/Eagle Glass Flask, Keene, New Hampshire, early 19th century, pint flask, one side with Masonic decoration, the reverse with a banner over an eagle with American shield and oval reserve inscribed “KEENE,” ht.
6 1/4 in. $500-700 303. Mochaware Pint Mug, Britain, c. 1800, the pearlware mug with engine-turned vertical stripes cut through brown slip, bordered by green-glazed reeded bands, ht. 5 in. $200-300 311. Mochaware Slip-decorated Jug, attributed to Enoch Wood, Burslem, Staffordshire potteries, c. 1830, barrel-form pearlware jug with acanthus leaf rouletted rim and foot, only the rim green glazed, over a broad field ornamented with white trailed slip waves and dots bordered by blue bands, ht. 5 1/2 in.
8, 8 in. $200-300 287. Pair of Chinese Export Porcelain Dinner Plates, late 18th/early 19th century, the plates centered with a round reserve with a scene painted in sepia and gold depicting a crenellated building beside a river with an arched bridge, salmon-colored rim border with black and gilt leaves, (hairline on one plate), dia. 9 3/4 in. $200-300 288. Eight Assorted Chinese Export Porcelain Cream Pitchers, late 18th/early 19th century, a helmet-form and a baluster form with floral sprig decoration, two with armorial decoration, one decorated with birds in a landscape, one with an urn, one with a monogrammed shield, and one in the Nanking pattern, (imperfections), ht.
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