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uction uide - The Stickley Museum at Craftsman Farms
AUCTION CONDITIONS
If the auctioneer decides that any opening bid is below the value
of the article offered, he may reject the same and withdraw the
article from sale, and if, having acknowledged an opening bid, he
decides that any advance thereafter is insufficient, he may reject
the advance.
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On the fall of the auctioneer’s hammer, title to the offered lot
will pass to the highest bidder acknowledged by the auctioneer,
subject to fulfillment by such bidder of all the conditions set
forth herein,and such bidder thereupon (a) assumes full risk and
responsibility therefore, and (b) will pay the full purchase price
therefore. In addition to other remedies available to us by law,
we reserve the right to impose a late charge of l.5% per month of
the total purchase price if payment is not made in accordance
with the conditions set forth herein. All property must be
removed from our premises by the purchaser at his or her
expense not later than October 31, 2014.
If any applicable conditions here are not complied with by the
purchaser, in addition to other remedies available to us and to the
consignor by law, including without limitation the right to hold
the purchaser liable for the total purchase price, we at our option
may cancel the sale retaining as liquidated damages all payments
made by the purchaser. In addition, a defaulting purchaser will be
deemed to have granted us a security interest in, and we may
retain as collateral security for such purchaser’s obligations to us,
any property in our possession owned by such purchaser. We
shall have all the rights afforded a security party under the law
with respect to such property and we may apply against such
obligations all moneys held or received by us for the account of,
or due payment will not be deemed to have been made in full
until we have collected funds represented by checks or credit
card charges.
These Conditions of Sale as well as the purchaser’s and our
respective rights and obligations hereunder shall be governed by
and construed and enforced in accordance with the laws of the
State of New Jersey. By bidding at an auction, whether present in
person or by agent, order bid, or other means, the purchaser shall
be deemed to have consented to the jurisdiction of the state
courts of and the federal courts sitting in, New Jersey.
Thank you for joining
us this evening and
for your support of
the Stickley Museum
at Craftsman Farms.
All proceeds from
this event will be
used to sustain the
Museum’s ongoing
educational and
public programming
and the continuing
care and maintenace
of the buildings
and grounds
We are not responsible for the acts or omissions of carriers or
packers of purchased lots, whether or not recommended by us.
Packing and handling of purchased lots by us is at the entire risk
of the purchaser. In no event will we be liable for damage to
glass or frames, regardless of the cause.
In no event will our liability to a purchaser exceed the purchase
price actually paid.
The STickley
MuSeuM aT
crafTSMan farMS
2352 Route 10 West
(at Manor Lane),
Morris Plains,
New Jersey 07950
973.540.0311
StickleyMuseum.org
All sales must be settled in full at the close of the auction on
October 5, 2014. Payment may be made by check, cash or credit
card.
Note: A good faith estimate of the fair market value of each
item can be found next to its description in the preceding
pages. According to IRS regulations, the amount of your
deductible contribution is limited to the excess paid for the
item over its value. In the case of a one-of-a-kind item, the
fair market value is set by the purchase price. Please contact
your tax advisor should you need more information.
LIVE AUCTION
L2. L. & J.G. Stickley 2014 Collector’s Edition
“Tree of Life” Book Stand
L1. North Cottage Sommelier-Guided
Wine Tasting for Eight
Inspired by a Gustav Stickley
design, this book stand
features an intricate Tree of
Life design carved into both
tapered sides. The top’s large
overhang allows for the
incorporation of classic
Mission corbels. Easily
adaptable to several rooms in
your home, this book stand with its three fixed shelves
will provide a place to showcase treasured books and/or
collectibles. Each year, L. & J.G. Stickley Co. creates a
Collector’s Edition Piece which is only made that year –
and then it becomes history…so this year is your only
chance to own this sure-to-be-a-classic book stand.
Enjoy a personalized, private wine tasting with certified
sommelier George Mammen in the intimate setting of
the North Cottage at Craftsman Farms; this most
exclusive destination at Craftsman Farms is not open to
the public on a regular basis. Built in 1909 from local
materials, the cottage is a perfect venue for up to eight
people to spend the evening together, experiencing the
warmth of the cottage’s interior and interacting with the
sommelier. Mr. Mammen will review five wines
specially chosen for this evening based on the winner’s
preferences. The wines will be accompanied by a
selection of interesting cheeses, charcuterie and fruit. In
addition, a trained docent will be on hand to answer any
questions guests may have about the North Cottage. A
unique entertainment opportunity!
Sommelier George Mammen has qualified through the
Court of Master Sommeliers and has the British Wine
and Spirits Educational Trust Advanced Certificate in
Wines and Spirits and the American Sommelier
Association Blind Tasting Certificate.
Date to be arranged between the winner and the donors
prior to June 30, 2015.
Donated by Susan Devenish-Meares & George Mammen
and the Stickley Museum at Craftsman Farms
Estimated Fair Market Value: $1,000
Opening bid: $500
Donated by L. and J.G. Stickley Co./Mrs. Aminy Audi
Estimated Fair Market Value: $999
Opening bid: $500
L3. 28th National Grove Park Inn Arts & Crafts
Conference Package
Whether a first timer or a conference veteran, you will
find this fabulous two-person, two-night package,
February 20-22, 2015, a must for any Arts & Crafts
enthusiast. The 28th National Arts & Crafts Conference
Weekend Package includes: your room personally
selected by Bruce Johnson in the original 1913 Main Inn
section of the Grove Park Inn overlooking Asheville,
North Carolina; conference breakfast for two on
Saturday and Sunday mornings; two reserved seats at all
of the seminars; a three-day Seminar & Conference Pass
for two that includes entry to all of the seminars,
discussion groups, walking tours and demonstrations;
and early entry (30 minutes) before the official opening
each day of the Arts & Crafts Antiques and
Contemporary Crafts Shows. Enjoy the conference and
take time to explore the interesting sites in this beautiful
Blue Ridge Mountain city. Airfare not included.
Donated by Bruce & Leigh Ann Johnson
Estimated Fair Market Value: $800
Opening bid: $500
L4. A Day at Trump National Golf Club,
Bedminster, NJ
A full day is awaiting three lucky individuals who will
get to play at one of the newest and most honored golf
courses in New Jersey, the Trump National Golf Club in
Bedminster, and then enjoy dinner with their spouses at
the Clubhouse.
Your day will start with a round of golf on either the Old
Course (7,500 yards), opened in 2004, or the New
Course (7,511 yards), opened in 2008. Designed by
award winning architects Tom Fazio and Tom Fazio II,
the Old Course at Trump National is rated among the
Top 100 Golf Courses in the world. Both courses have
garnered national and international accolades, including
some of golf’s top honors: “America’s Best New
Courses,” Golfweek Magazine; “America’s Best Modern
Courses,” Golfweek Magazine; and “Course of the
Year,” NJ Golf Owner’s Association. Whichever course
you play, you will enjoy the challenges and the views of
this 500 acre historic property.
You will finish your special day at an early dinner with
your spouses in the refined, elegant atmosphere of the
main Clubhouse, a renovated 1930’s Georgian Manor
which offers several indoor/outdoor dining areas.
Trump National course is open from April to October.
The date is to be mutually agreed upon between the
winner and the donors, your hosts for the day.
Donated by Lisa and Steve Santini
Estimated Fair Market Value: $1,000
Opening bid: $500
L5. Private Tour and Dinner at the Corbo-Lytwyn
Arts & Crafts Home
An incredible evening of great company, fabulous food
and fine wine amid a treasure-filled setting awaits the
lucky four people who will tour the Short Hills, NJ,
home of Cara Corbo and Ted Lytwyn. Embracing the
Arts & Crafts philosophy in their choice of furniture and
decorative arts, with a special emphasis on pottery of the
period, Cara and Ted have been assembling their
extensive collection for many years.
The hosts will be joined by Jeffrey Preston and Judith
Budwig, authors of Redux, The Arts & Crafts Revival
1972-2012, to discuss the collection and the revival. The
collection features fine furnishings by Gustav Stickley,
the Roycroft Shop and George Nakashima;
hammered copper and lighting by Gustav Stickley, The
Roycroft Shop and Karl Kipp; and pottery by Pewabic
Pottery, William Walley, Leon Volkmar, Oscar
Bachelder and many more. A home cooked gourmet
meal with fine wines will add the finishing touch to your
special visit.
Leaving this lovely home, you will have a wonderful
guide to – as well as a reminder of—how easily and
seamlessly early 1900’s pieces complement today’s
lifestyles. Arrangements to be made between the winner
and the donors.
Donated by Cara Corbo and Ted Lytwyn
Estimated Fair Market Value: Priceless
Opening bid: $500
L6. The Roycroft Experience Package
Spend tomorrow in
yesteryear. Two
people will be able to
step back in time and
enjoy two nights at
the National Historic
Landmark Roycroft
Inn, built in 1895.
Meticulously
renovated to its
original splendor in 1995, the Inn, steeped in the history
of the American Arts & Crafts movement, is located on
the Roycroft Campus in East Aurora, NY. You will also
be treated to a Behind the Scenes Tour of the Campus,
led by Alan Nowicki, Program Director of the Roycroft
Campus Corporation. The Campus is the best preserved
and most complete complex of buildings remaining of
the “guilds” that evolved in the United States at the turn
of the 19th century. The Campus contains 14 structures
including the Inn, the Chapel, the Print Shop, the
Furniture Shop, the Power House and the Copper Shop
with its beautiful gallery featuring unique, handcrafted
works from over 100 local and national artists. Roycroft
has even provided souvenirs to remind you of your
wonderful visit--a Roycroft Campus book and two
Roycroft wine glasses. The Roycroft Experience
Package is based on availability.
Donated by The Roycroft Inn & The Roycroft Campus
Corporation
Estimated Fair Market Value: $460
Opening bid: $200
L7. Marblehead Vase
You don’t have to be a
pottery collector to
appreciate the beauty of this
marvelous antique
Marblehead Vase in matte
olive green. Noted for
simplicity of form and
decoration, Marblehead
vases have become among
the most collectible production pottery. Standing 6”high
with a 3½” diameter, the vase’s cylindrical shape is
highlighted by black “x” panels. On the bottom of the
vase is Marblehead’s impressed ship mark and the
initials “M” over “T”.
Donated by Barbara Fuldner
Estimated Fair Market Value: $2,000-$3000
Reserve: $1,000
L8. Match Madness! Support the Farms!
Celebrate our milestone 25th Anniversary and support
the Stickley Museum at Craftsman Farms in this full
audience participation reverse auction. In honor
of his own milestone 70th birthday, Lou Glesmann,
great-grandson of Gustav Stickley, has very generously
extended a $35,000 matching gift challenge. For
every dollar raised here tonight, Lou will match it, for up
to $35,000. We have the opportunity to reach $70,000!
This remarkable sum would make a tremendous impact
on the SMCF’s general operations and programs. So join
in the fun—be part of Match Madness!--and help ensure
that the next 25 years at the Stickley Museum at
Craftsman Farms are as inspiring, vital and productive
as the first 25!
SILENT AUCTION
S1. Insider’s Syracuse Experience
A never-to-be-forgotten
weekend awaits two
people who will embark
on a personal escorted
highlights tour of Central
New York’s most notable
Arts and Crafts venues,
led by the ultimate guides Debbie Goldwein and David
Rudd, owners of Dalton’s American Decorative Arts,
Syracuse, NY, a premier gallery for turn-of-the-century
antique furnishings and decorative accessories.
S3. Private Tour of Crab Tree Farm
Arrive Friday and enjoy a casual dinner and tour of the
Goldwein/Rudd Arts & Crafts collection and spend the
night in the private guest area (king size bed) of their
home. On Saturday, visit Syracuse Arts and Crafts sites,
including the Stickley/Audi Museum, and drive past
Gus’ house and the Robineau house. Then it is on to
Skaneateles and time for shopping before concluding a
perfect day with a champagne dinner cruise aboard the
Judge Ben Wiles or the Barbara S. Wiles on Skaneateles
Lake. On Sunday, take a quick trip to Dalton’s to see
some of the finest original Arts and Crafts pieces being
offered, then enjoy lunch and a tour of the Everson
Museum of Arts’ world-class ceramics collection. After
your whirlwind trip, return home – exhausted and
exhilarated. Date to be mutually agreed upon between
winner and donors.
A unique opportunity to visit a matchless site not open
to the public. Crab Tree Farm, Lake Bluff, Illinois, is a
privately-owned showcase for an extensive collection of
English and American Arts and Crafts furniture and
decorative arts, as well as home to workshops for
contemporary artisans. Crab Tree’s owners, Mr. & Mrs.
John Bryan, have lovingly amassed this one-of-a-kindcollection over many years.
Donated by Debbie Goldwein & David Rudd, Dalton’s
American Decorative Arts and Mid-Lakes Navigation
Co., Inc./Peter Wiles Family
Estimated Fair Market Value: Priceless
Minimum bid: $350
Incremental bid: $50
Several buildings on this working farm display the
collections in settings that were created to reflect the
aesthetics of the Arts and Crafts movement. As you
wander through The Cottage, The Ellis House, The
Pump House, The Old Cottage and Stable, The Lodge
and the English Apartment, you will feel transported
back to the turn of the century, experiencing the totality
of the environments that Stickley envisioned.
S2. Dream Vacation for Up to 8 People
Decisions, decisions, decisions – imagine
the wonderful dilemma of having to select
the destination of your dreams from more
than 2,800 resorts in over 75 countries
that are offered by Interval International . You might
choose to relax at the legendary Harborside Resort at
Atlantis in Paradise Island, enjoy the fast pace at Cancun
Resort in the heart of Las Vegas or explore the Goldstar
Resort on the French Riviera. This package includes
accommodations for 6-8 people and is perfect for a
family reunion or a group of friends. Vacation week is
available through early 2015. Arrangements to be made
directly between the winner and the donor.
Donated by Barbara Weiskittel
Estimated Fair Market Value: $1,500 - $3,000
Minimum bid: $800
Incremental Bid: $100
The materials and finishes of the interior settings were
based on Gustav Stickley’s articles in The Craftsman
magazine. The furniture is primarily the work of
Stickley. In addition to furniture, the collection includes
artwork, metalware, ceramics, textiles, paintings, etc.
created by American, English and European designers
and artists who were Stickley’s contemporaries.
Following your tour, relax with a box lunch inside The
Lodge surrounded by a collection of original Stickley
furniture. This rare look into a by-gone era will be for
you and your guests (up to 8 people) between April and
November, not including Sundays and holidays.
Included in this package are two books about Crab Tree
Farm – Arts & Crafts Rugs for Craftsman Interiors and
the History of Crab Tree Farm.
Donated by Crab Tree Farm
Estimated Fair Market Value: $1,800
Minimum bid: $800
Incremental bid: $100
S4. Newark Museum Private Tour with Chief
Curator Ulysses Dietz
An exciting day awaits six people
who will have a private tour of the
current exhibit City of Silver and
Gold from Tiffany to Cartier with
the Newark Museum’s Chief
Curator Ulysses Grant Dietz. This is
a unique opportunity to view this
100-object exhibit which showcases
the glittering days when Newark
was the “Center of Manufacturing
with Gold and Silver.” For more
than a century, Newark was the thriving center of the
precious metal industry in the U.S. and home to design
workshops of scores of famed jewelry goldsmiths and
silversmiths such as Tiffany & Co. and Krementz. An
added treat will be a visit to the Ballantine House, a
restored 1885 brick and limestone Victorian Mansion
built by the famous Newark beer-brewing family. Part of
the Newark Museum, the house was restored in 1994
and gives visitors a glimpse into the richness of
Newark’s past and life in an upper-class Victorian
residence in the 1880’s. Arrangements to be made
directly between the winner and the Newark Museum.
Donated by The Newark Museum & Ulysses Grant Dietz
Estimated Fair Market Value: $500
Minimum bid: $250
Incremental bid: $50
S5. Rustic Block Island Vacation Getaway
Spend a wonderful
fall week (Sept.15
through the first
snowfall) or a
spring week (May
to June, 2015) on
scenic Block
Island. Enjoy the
leisurely ferry ride from the mainland to your very own
picturesque, rustic converted barn sited on beautiful
grounds with accommodations for six people (three
bedrooms, two baths). Experience a relaxed way of life
as you explore the pleasures of the island--the seasonal
foliage, a harbor cruise, a visit to the lighthouse, special
local events, and interesting shops and restaurants.
Depending on your choice of seasons, swimming,
fishing and parasailing may be available. Date to be
mutually agreed upon between the winner and the donor.
Donated by Peter Wood
Estimated Fair Market Value: $2,000
Minimum bid: $800
Incremental bid: $100
S6. Private Tour of Hispanic Society of America
Museum
Don’t miss this
extraordinary
opportunity to view
world class art and the
striking interior of a
Beaux Arts building
while discovering one
of New York City’s
hidden gems with the
Hispanic Society of America Museum’s Executive
Director and Craftsman Farms Trustee Mitch Codding.
Awaiting you are magnificent paintings by El Greco,
Diego Velasquez, Francisco de Goya and Joaquin
Sorolla y Bastida as well as spectacular monumental
sculptures and an extensive decorative arts collection in
this Washington Heights Museum specializing in
Hispanic art, history and literature. Mr. Codding will
personally lead this tour for four people and share his
expertise regarding the Museum’s comprehensive
collection of Spanish paintings and drawings from the
Middle Ages to the present, with particular strengths in
the Spanish Golden Age (1550-1700), the nineteenth
century and the early twentieth century. Arrangements
to be made directly between the winner and the donor.
Donated by Mitch & Amparo Codding
Estimated Fair Market Value: $100
Minimum bid: $75
Incremental bid: $25
S7. Architectural Walking Tour of New York for 10
New York City is home to a
remarkable collection of
architecturally significant buildings in
a wide range of styles spanning
distinct historical and cultural periods.
Learn more about NYC’s architectural
treasures with a private walking tour
led by Gail Cornell, a noted
architectural historian and frequent
lecturer on study tours for the
National Trust for Historic Preservation and the
Smithsonian Institution. The winner will choose from
three compelling walking tours: Mid-Century Modern:
The Good, the Bad, the Iconic, New York’s Civic Center
or Know Your Architectural Styles. Tours last 90
minutes and are for up to 10 people. Tour to be arranged
directly between the winner and the donor.
Donated by Gail Cornell
Estimated fair Market Value: $250
Minimum bid: $125
Incremental bid: $25
S8. The Elements of Wine with Andrew Fisher
Two people will have the unique
pleasure of attending a class at the
Elements of Wine, New York
City, taught by Andy Fisher,
President of Astor Wines and
Spirits. Mr. Fisher teaches the
basics of wine tasting and food
pairing in this hands-on plainlanguage tasting class. Mr. Fisher
will draw on his 40 years of
experience to help you understand
the wines, and by the end of the tasting you will know
what to look for in any wine, why certain wines work
well with certain foods, and how to make any wine taste
better by serving it correctly. Don’t miss this
opportunity to gain a solid understanding and deeper
appreciation of wine. The course is offered throughout
the year.
S10. One Night Stay in Cocoa Cottage
Enjoy a one-night stay in
the Cocoa Cottage Bed &
Breakfast, a period
restored Arts and Crafts
bungalow in Whitehall,
Michigan, just minutes
away from Lake
Michigan’s white sand
beaches. Each room is individually decorated with
interesting antiques, artistic touches and signature
chocolates. Package includes lodging, taxes, a wine,
cheese and chocolate reception upon check-in, an awardwinning, full gourmet breakfast and turndown
chocolates and port.
Donated by Astor Wines/Astor Center, Andrew Fisher
Estimated Fair Market Value: $160
Minimum bid: $75
Incremental bid: $25
S11. Sunday Brunch for Four at Short Hills Hilton
Whether celebrating a special
occasion or simply connecting
with family or friends, Sunday
Brunch provides the perfect
outing. Each Sunday, the awardwinning chefs at the Short Hills Hilton prepare an
expansive and delicious brunch, featuring traditional
favorites and seasonal cuisine, all served in the
sophisticated yet relaxed setting of The Dining Room.
Sunday Brunch for Four includes tax and gratuity.
Reservations are required, subject to availability. Not
valid for Holiday Brunch. Certificate must be used
before April 30, 2015.
S9. Haven’s Kitchen Cooking Class
Haven’s Kitchen,
located in a
charming carriage
house two blocks
from Union Square
in New York City,
will be the lucky
destination for two
people to enjoy a
special cooking class. Haven’s Kitchen, founded on the
principle that personal wellness and the well-being of
our planet are intricately and permanently connected, is
an ideal place to learn about the preparation and
enjoyment of sustainable, seasonal food. An extra treat
awaits your visit since Haven’s Kitchen is also a
celebrated neighborhood café and gourmet shop as well
as a one-of-a-kind event venue. The certificate must be
used at one time and arrangements made directly with
Haven’s Kitchen by October 18, 2015. Find additional
inspiration with a variety of accompanying cookbooks,
all focusing on good food and healthful eating.
Donated by Haven’s Kitchen and Mike Dawson& Peter
Mars
Estimated Fair Market Value: $350
Minimum bid: $100
Incremental bid: $50
Donated by Cocoa Cottage
Estimated Fair Market Value: $155
Minimum bid: $75
Incremental bid: $25
Donated by Hilton Short Hills
Estimated Fair Market Value: $152
Minimum bid: $70
Incremental bid: $20
S12. Dom Perignon Vintage 2003
An unforgettable gift to yourself or
someone else, this Dom Perignon is
described as “rich, powerful, loaded
with fruit, structure and personality.”
World famous, Dom Perignon is known
for its prestigious champagnes,
reflecting the utmost elegance and luxury in wines.
Packaged in a gift box, this 750ml bottle of champagne
is the perfect complement to any special occasion.
Donated by Mitch & Amparo Codding
Estimated Fair Market Value: $160
Minimum bid: $75
Incremental bid: $25
FOR THE HOME
S13 Hand Made Embroidered Stickley Motto
The iconic motto
adorning the south
fireplace at Craftsman
Farms - “The lyf so
short, the craft so long
to lerne” has been reproduced in this lovely hand-made
embroidery by Su Walenta, a docent at Craftsman
Farms. Su carefully copied the unique letter forms and
design from the hand hammered copper hood of the
living room fireplace, then stitched the embroidery on
raw linen fabric. Su’s cousin, James Ottaviano, created
the craftsman-style oak frame, whose overall dimensions
are 23”w x 12 ¾“ h. James hand-rubbed the finish on the
oak frame according to his research on the original stain
formula and application method from the Arts and Crafts
period. Don’t miss this opportunity to bring a constant
reminder of Craftsman Farms into your home!
Donated by Su Walenta and James Ottaviano
Estimated fair Market Value: $800
Minimum bid: $450
Incremental bid: $50
S14. United Crafts Table Linens
Add a touch of Stickley style to your
table with these exquisite handmade
table linens from United Crafts. These
four placemats and four napkins
featuring a pinecone motif based on a
Gustav Stickley design will spruce up
any tablescape.
Donated by Sarah Wildasin/United Crafts
Estimated Fair Market Value: $360
Minimum bid: $150
Incremental bid: $25
S15. Warren Hile Plein Air Painting
This contemporary (pre-2005)
Arts and Crafts style plein-air
oil painting is by Warren Hile,
who has presented his work at
four Biennial exhibitions of
the California Art Club. In the
19th and 20th Biennial
Exhibitions in 2010, he won the Award for Excellence
for his paintings. As the founder of Warren Hile Studio,
Monrovia, CA, Mr. Hile also makes high quality
reproductions of Gustav Stickley furniture. The Arts and
Crafts style gilded frame enriches the pastel tones of this
California landscape on artist board which measures
17”h x 21”w.
Donated by Mitch & Amparo Codding
Estimated Fair Market Value: $1,000
Minimum bid: $500
Incremental bid: $100
S16. Marblehead Squat Vase
This lovely matte blue Squat
Vase is a wonderful example
of Studio Art Pottery by
Marblehead Pottery, which
continues today to be among
the most sought after Arts and
Crafts style pottery ever produced. Always a small
studio, Marblehead grew into one of the most respected
studio potteries of the 1900’s. The vase, 3”high x 5”
diameter, has the rich matte glaze typical of Marblehead
pieces.
Donated by: Crab Tree Farm
Estimated Fair Market Value: $400
Minimum bid: $200
Incremental bid: $50
S17. Dennis Bertucci Spice Rack
This limited edition
handcrafted spice rack of
quarter sawn oak was produced
by Dennis Bertucci, who often
leads a small group discussion
during the National Arts and
Crafts Conference at the Grove
Park Inn. Mr. Bertucci is well
known for his knowledge of
finishes and ability to repair furniture. The spice rack
has individual marked containers for spices, while the
bottom drawer holds note cards for recipes and the top
drawer contains measuring spoons. Made in March,
1999, this fifth piece (ten produced) was inscribed to
Cara Corbo, who along with her husband, Ted Ltywyn,
are avid collectors of Arts and Crafts furniture and
decorative arts. The marks on the back indicate that the
rack was designed and handcrafted by Anne E.
Winstanley and Dennis Bertucci.
Donated by Cara Corbo & Ted Ltywyn
Estimated Fair Market Value: $300
Minimum bid: $150
Incremental bid: $50
S18. Oak Bench
This oak bench will provide
comfortable and sturdy seating
while adding a warm touch to any
room. Its size, 17½” in length, 10”
wide and 17” high, allows for easy
adaptability to any area of your
home.
Donated by Tom Bird
Estimated Fair Market Value: $100
Minimum bid: $50
Incremental bid: $20
S19. Benedict Arts & Crafts Tobacco Jar/Humidor
You don’t have to be a cigar
aficionado to appreciate this pressed
glass tobacco jar/ humidor with a
hammered copper lid - a wonderful
example of metal work produced in
the Arts and Crafts style. Not a cigar
or pipe smoker? Then have fun
deciding whether to display it empty
or to add some interesting contents. Whatever its use,
the tobacco jar, measuring 6”x 4¾”, is certain to please
with its warm copper patina adding a dramatic touch to
the clear, fluted pressed glass container. Although in
existence since the 1890’s in Syracuse, New York, the
Benedict Studios only began to produce Arts & Crafts
style metalwork after purchasing the Onondaga Metal
Shops in 1907.
Donated by Tom Bird
Estimated Fair Market Value: $150
Minimum bid: $75
Incremental bid: $25
S20. Matilda Hutchinson Turner Painting
This lovely framed oil on
board painting reflects a
serene village landscape as
viewed from across the river.
It measures 10”h x 13 ½“w
and dates from the early
1900’s. Matilda Hutchinson
Turner was born in Illinois in
1869 and studied at Marietta College in Ohio, the
Pennsylvania Academy with William Merritt Chase, and
the Drexel Institute. A life member of the Pennsylvania
Academy and a member of the Pennsylvania Society of
Miniature Painters, she also authored The Christmas
Boy and Other Children’s Stories.
Donated by Dr. Irvin Lubis
Estimated Fair Market Value: $1,500
Minimum bid: $700
Incremental bid: $100
S21. Framed Embroidery
An impressive piece in its double
matted oak frame, this handmade
embroidery measures 29½”w x
30½” h. Its muted earth tones
and gold highlights reflect an
Arts and Crafts inspired palette
which will be compatible with
most interiors.
Donated by Donna Orange
Estimated Fair Market Value: $300
Minimum bid: $150
Incremental bid: $25
S22. Architectural Renderings of Craftsman Farms
Interior
In 1995, Architect Philetus Holt,
III created these five renderings of
several iconic sights at Craftsman
Farms. They include: the south
fireplace with its motto from
Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales; the
hexagonal library table with its
Grueby oil lamp and copy of the
Canterbury Tales; the magnificent
oak and chestnut sideboard; the hand-hammered copper
electric lanterns and the “S” cut-outs on the flat spindles
of the stair railing. The drawings have been owned and
displayed in the home of Cara Corbo and Ted Lytwyn
for many years. Mr. Holt is a principal in Holt, Morgan,
Russell (HMR) Architects, Princeton, New Jersey. His
firm prepared the Historic Structures Report for
Craftsman Farms, formulated a program for the
restoration of the 1911 Log House, and supervised
reinforcement of the existing roof and restoration of the
original Ludowici tiles. Mr. Holt is a Charter Member
and has a special connection to the Farms through his
relationship with the Farny Family, the second and final
owners of Craftsman Farms.
Donated by Cara Corbo & Ted Lytwyn
Estimated Fair Market Value: $250 for set
Minimum bid: $150
Incremental bid: $50
S23. Buffalo China/Oneida Roycroft Reproductions
Whether starting a collection or
adding to an existing one, you
will enjoy these contemporary
reproduction pieces of Roycroft
China, patterned after an early
20th century design by Dard
Hunter and originally produced by
the Buffalo China Company.
Buffalo Pottery was established in 1901 by the Larkin
Company, famous manufacturers of soap. The Oneida
China Company took over Buffalo China in 1984. The
6” plates are part of the “Centennial Collection”,
(produced 1995 and later). The six large white ceramic
mugs are part of the “Roycroft Renaissance Collection”
(produced in the1980’s) and the 4” tall vase is from the
“Collector’s Look” (produced in 2000). The “RR” logo
on the mugs is the licensed trade name belonging to the
Roycrofters At Large, an organization dedicated to the
continuation and promotion of original Arts and Crafts
ideals and the preservation of the original Roycroft site
in East Aurora, New York.
Donated by Dr. Irvin Lubis
Estimated Fair Market Value: $300
Minimum bid: $125
Incremental bid: $25
S24. Limited Edition Laura Wilder Framed Print
Roycroft Renaissance
(RR) Master Artist Laura
Wilder, a former artist-inresidence at Craftsman
Farms, produced this
limited edition handmade
screen print, Spring
Blossoms. Measuring
25½” x 22” in a Roycroft Renaissance frame, this
serigraph is created by hand painting a stencil onto a
screen for each separate color and pulling ink through
the screen using a squeegee. Artisans receive the
Roycroft Renaissance Master Artist designation after
going through a rigorous approval process by a RR jury
to determine high quality and craftsmanship. This
lovely pastel spring scene would be a wonderful print to
add to your Laura Wilder collection or to start a
collection!
Donated by Laura Wilder
Estimated Fair Market Value: $465
Minimum bid: $250
Incremental bid: $50
S25. Two Early Weller Vases
These hand painted early Weller
vases, 11” and 12” tall, are multibisque fired. The deep olive
background is punctuated by gold
accents, adding vitality to the floral
designs. Weller Pottery, founded in
1872, became by 1915 the largest art
pottery company in the world and
ultimately included over 500 different shapes of vases
and bowls.
Donated by Nancy & Davey Willans
Estimated Fair Market Value: $100 each vase
Minimum bid: $50 each vase Incremental bid: $20
S26. Antique Table Lamp
This impressive table lamp, standing
20” tall, will enhance any room. In the
style of Handel, it has a bronze base
with an intertwined berry and leaf
pattern. The shade (42” circumference)
is frosted glass with a stylized floral
motif in muted tones.
Donated by Dr. Irvin Lubis
Estimated Fair Market Value: $2,000
Minimum bid: $800
Incremental bid: $100
S27. Craftsman Inspired Holiday Pillows
Add vibrant color to your holiday
accessories with these decorative
17” square pillows featuring
cover art from the December
1915 Craftsman Magazine. The
colorful Christmas Trees, which
appear on both sides of the
pillows, are made in the USA
with non-sweatshop labor and sure to brighten any
seating.
Donated by Arnge Design/Mike Dawson & Peter Mars
Estimated Fair Market Value: $75 each
Minimum bid: $40 each
Incremental bid: $20
S28. Ephraim Faience “Poppy” Vase
True to the legacy of the historic Arts
and Crafts movement, this “Poppy”
vase from Ephraim Faience Pottery is
made completely by hand in its small
Wisconsin studio. This tall piece, 11”h
x 4 ¾“w, has a subtle, but
commanding presence. The lighter
color at the top of this dark matte olive
vase produces a hammered copper
effect while the classic orange poppy
softens and brightens the vase.
Ephraim artists employ a unique
collaborative process to design and create each piece.
The timeless style of its pottery and its uniformly
superior quality has made Ephraim Faience Pottery the
leading art pottery of the Arts and Crafts Revival.
Donated by Ephraim Faience Pottery
Estimated Fair Market Value: $278
Minimum bid: $150
Incremental bid: $25
S29. Grove Park Inn Main Roof Tile
Enjoy a piece of Arts & Crafts history in
your own home–a historic roof tile–one of
the approximately 3,000 original roof tiles
from the Grove Park Inn. It was placed by
hand during construction of the Inn, probably
in the spring of 1913, and removed 86 years
later during the Historic Main Inn roof retiling project. The 6” x 13” tile has been
decorated with a view of the Inn by Western North
Carolina artist Tzadi Turrou using the cuerda seca
technique.
Donated by Davey & Nancy Willans
Estimated Fair Market Value: $100
Minimum bid: $50
Incremental bid: $25
S30. William Morris Style Tapestry Wall Hanging
This modern reproduction of a
William Morris “Tree of Life”
design would be a perfect
addition to any Arts & Crafts
inspired interior – or a dramatic
statement in a contemporary
interior. Timeless in design, this
tapestry is one of the most
popular of Morris’ designs, showcasing his respect for
handcraftsmanship and love of medieval life, especially
mille fleurs tapestries. This cotton blend tapestry, 71” h
x 53” w, has a rod pocket for easy hanging.
Donated by Amparo and Mitch Codding
Estimated Fair Market Value: $375
Minimum bid: $150
Incremental bid: $50
S31. Dianne Ayres Gingko Table Scarf
Famous for her modern day
interpretations of Arts and Crafts
style textiles, Dianne Ayres created
this table scarf in her Oakland, CA
studio with techniques used during
the turn-of-the-century. The scarf is
created on natural craftsman linen with appliquéd
gingko leaves, using hand embroidery and drawn-thread
hand hemstitch. The scarf measures 17½” x 23½” and is
adapted from a gingko curtain design offered by
Stickley’s Craftsman Workshops. Whether you are an
Arts & Crafts enthusiast or just appreciate fine design
and the art of handcrafts, you will enjoy displaying this
linen on your table.
Donated by Dianne Ayres/Arts & Crafts Period Textiles
Estimated Fair Market Value: $195
Minimum bid: $100
Incremental bid: $25
S32. Framed Taber Prang Motto
This 1906 rendering of words
from the New Year’s song
“Should Auld Acquaintance Be
Forgot – And Never Brought
To Mind” is produced by the
Taber Prang Company of
Springfield, MA. The motto, 16 ½”w x 15 ½” h, is in a
period Arts & Crafts oak frame. Framed mottos were a
popular form of decorative art at the turn-of-the-century.
Considered the founder of the greeting card business in
the United States, Louis Prang is called “the father of the
American Christmas Card”.
Donated by: Donna Orange
Estimated Fair Market Value: $100
Minimum bid: $50
Incremental bid: $25
S33. Etching by Walter Ronald Locke
This Walter Locke signed original
etching, Red Oak, Vermont, was
created in 1943. There is a copy of
the print in the Fine Arts Museum
of San Francisco. Measuring
16½”w x 15 ½”h, the etching is
enhanced by an oak Arts and
Crafts style frame. Mr. Locke,
known for his unique series of tree etchings, spent 12
years actually living and working in the woods, without
ever once coming out to a civilized center! As a result of
his immersion, every bit of foliage is accurate and
detailed. Locke’s etchings have been acquired by many
universities and museums. Red Oak, Vermont is a
limited edition produced by Associated American
Artists, New York. Artist information is on the back of
the etching.
Donated by Donna Orange
Estimated Fair Market Value: $300
Minimum bid: $150
Incremental bid: $50
S34. Door Pottery Cherokee Marsh Vase
The Cherokee Marsh Vase, a new
addition to Door Pottery’s product line,
is a fine example of the timeless quality
of these handmade pieces produced by
the company in Madison WI. Springing
from the revival of the Arts and Crafts
movement, Door Pottery was founded
in 2001, and this period is still its
primary focus. The Cherokee Marsh
Vase, 12”h x 4½”w, has a Northern
Lights Green blended matte glaze, which is highlighted
by the splash of gold in the cattails.
Donated by Door Pottery
Estimated Fair Market Value: $198
Minimum bid: $100
Incremental bid: $25
S35. Door Pottery Oak Leaves and Acorn Wall
Pocket
The whimsical motif for the Oak
Leaves and Acorn Wall Pocket will
brighten any spot; the wall pocket
measures 9” h and has a Cucumber
Green solid matte glaze. Since each
piece produced by Door Pottery is an
original work of art and the number of pieces produced
is very low, the lucky owners will have a unique
collectible to be treasured for generations.
Donated by Door Pottery
Estimated Fair Market Value: $128
Minimum bid: $60
Incremental bid: $20
JEWELRY
S36. Vintage Kalo Jewelry
Vintage, but so contemporary,
this hand wrought sterling
silver necklace/earrings set was
produced by the Kalo Shop.
Founded by six young women
in Chicago in 1900, the Kalo
Shop was the best known and
most successful of all the handwrought silver makers in
the country. A dramatic aquamarine stone is the focal
point in the 15¼” necklace. The stone also appears in the
1” long earrings. The set weighs 47 grams and is hand
stamped with the Kalo mark. Don’t miss this
opportunity to “look modern” while wearing vintage!
Donated by Barbara Fuldner
Estimated Fair Market Value: $1,000
Minimum bid: $400
Incremental bid: $100
S37. Tiffany & Co. Sterling Silver Necklace and
Earrings Set
Enjoy Tiffany’s legendary style in
this 10mm, 16½” long sterling
silver graduated beaded necklace
and accompanying sterling silver
pierced earrings. Classic elegance
with a modern flair, this sterling
silver set will be a wonderful,
versatile complement to any wardrobe style in any
season.
Donated by Guy and Laura Russell
Estimated Fair Market Value: $550
Minimum bid: $250
Incremental bid: $50
S38. Handmade Sterling Silver Brooch
Inspired by Danish Arts and Crafts
silversmiths, including Georg Jensen,
Marti Weinstein, a volunteer and
Secretary of The Craftsman Farms
Foundation, handcrafted this sterling
silver brooch using the lost wax
method. Existing for thousands of
years, the lost wax method enables
artists to create truly unique pieces. The Jensen
influence is evident in the nature-inspired design.
Measuring 2¼” x 1¼”, the brooch will become a staple
addition to any wardrobe.
Donated by: Marti Weinstein
Estimated Fair Market Value: $75
Minimum bid: $40
Incremental bid: $20
S39. Georg Jensen Vintage Brooch
A classic design by a master
craftsman, this sterling silver
vintage design brooch, Moonlight
Grapes, is 1¾” long and marked
on the back with the Georg Jensen
logo and the words sterling,
Denmark “A”. Listed as #217, the
brooch comprises a grape cluster
dangling from leaves. One of the
world’s most famous silversmiths, Georg Jensen is well
known for his sculptural technique and the silversmith’s
loving care for detail. His unique interpretation of the
Art Nouveau style often combines winding leaves and
fruit as evidenced in this lovely brooch. Whether a
Jensen collector or just an admirer of superb
craftsmanship, you will want to own this timeless piece.
Donated by Anne M. Gordon
Estimated Fair Market Value: $432
Minimum bid: $200
Incremental bid: $50
S40. Raymond Weil Jasmine Ladies Watch
A sophisticated addition to any
jewelry collection, this ladies twotone stainless steel round Jasmine
watch is the most recent addition
to the exclusively feminine
collection from Raymond Weil,
the famous Swiss watchmaker.
Features include: a round curved
case with a sapphire blue lacquer
dome; Swiss quartz movement; silver dial with Roman
numerals; date window; folding clasp with double push
security system; and water resistance to 50 meters. The
bracelet strap is stainless steel with rose PVD gold
coating. All Raymond Weil timepieces are covered
under the two-year international guaranty.
The refined elegance of this watch will appeal to all
women who look for modernity, classicism and
exclusivity, the perfect reflection of the Raymond Weil
woman!
Donated by Thomas Edwards/Raymond Weil, USA
Corp. and Braunschweiger Jewelers
Estimated Fair Market Value: $1,495
Minimum bid: $700
Incremental bid: $100
S41. Handcrafted Jasper Necklace
Add a southwestern look to
your wardrobe with this
handmade 20” long turquoise
jasper necklace. The graduated
beads (20-55mm) are
interspersed with both sterling
silver bead spacers and silver
glass spacers and finished with
a hammered sterling silver
clasp. The striking turquoise and tan color variations in
the beads make a strong statement - and you are certain
to be noticed whenever you wear this necklace!
Donated by Susan Devenish-Meares
Estimated Fair Market Value: $200
Minimum bid: $100
Incremental bid: $25
S42. Natural Amazonite Necklace
Soft, cool tones radiate from
this multi-color natural
amazonite necklace with
graduated rondelles (10-20mm)
and smoky quartz spacers. The
natural earth tones of this 19”
handmade necklace with
sterling silver clasp will provide
great versatility in pairing with
many outfits.
Donated by Susan Devenish-Meares
Estimated Fair Market Value: $175
Minimum bid: $100
Incremental bid: $25
S43. Montana Quartz Necklace
The ebony glass spacers and
black markings add a
sophisticated touch to this
large, flat oval variegated
Montana quartz handmade
necklace. Finished with a
sterling silver clasp, the
necklace is 21” long and
certain to garner compliments.
Donated by Susan Devenish-Meares
Estimated Fair Market Value: $150
Minimum bid: $75
Incremental bid: $25
GREAT READS
S44. Elbert Hubbard’s Little Journey’s Musicians
Enjoy a capsule look into the lives
of famous composers in these 11
issues (12 produced) of Little
Journeys – Into the Lives of Great
Musicians, by Elbert Hubbard,
who is primarily known as the
founder of the Roycroft artisan
colony in East Aurora, New York,
and as an influential exponent of the Arts and Crafts
movement. Published in 1901 by Mr. Hubbard, this
volume comprises biographical essays on Bach,
Beethoven, Brahms, Chopin, Handel, Liszt, Mozart,
Mendelsohn, Paganini, Schumann and Wagner.
Donated by Nancy & Davey Willans
Estimated Fair Market Value: $75
Minimum bid: $40
Incremental bid: $20
S45. Selected Works By & About Elbert Hubbard
Ranging from the contemporary
to the antique, these selections
are either by or about Elbert
Hubbard, an American writer,
publisher, artist and philosopher,
best known as a proponent of the
Arts and Crafts movement and
the founder of the Roycroft
artisan colony in East Aurora, New York. Included in
the selection are three turn-of-the-century titles: Pig Pen
Pete or Some Chums of Mine by Elbert Hubbard, 1914;
Little Journeys by Elbert Hubbard, 1916; The Philistine.
A Periodical of Protest by Elbert Hubbard, 1914. Early
twentieth-century titles include: Elbert Hubbard of East
Aurora by Felix Shay, 1926 and the Notebook of Elbert
Hubbard. A Companion Volume To Elbert Hubbard’s
Scrap Book, 1927. More contemporary works are: Head,
Heart and Hand: Elbert Hubbard and the Roycrofters
by Marie Via and Marjorie B. Searl, 1994 and The Story
of Elbert Hubbard and the Roycrofters of East Aurora
by Stanley and Dorothy Levulis, 1971.
Included in this selection is a brass washed copper
pencil holder with the old Roycroft mark. Whether an
ardent book collector, Roycroft collector, or a devotee of
Arts and Crafts, you are sure to be delighted with the
breadth of this offering.
Donated by Donna Orange
Estimated Fair Market Value: $150
Minimum bid: $75
Incremental bid: $20
POTPOURRI
S46. Six Month Membership to Anytime Fitness
No more excuses! You can
always find the time to exercise
with Anytime Fitness, a 24-hour
access gym located in Morris Plains. Get in shape with
a six-month membership, including orientation with a
Certified Personal Trainer.
Donated by Anytime Fitness
Estimated Fair Market Value: $415
Minimum bid: $150
Incremental bid: $25
S47. Masterpiece Wall Portrait From Kramer
Portraits
This beautiful 16”x 20” portrait on
canvas combines the realism of a
photograph with the distinct
richness of an oil painting. Each
portrait is hand-finished with oils
and acrylics to create a piece of
original art, indistinguishable from an oil painting. Up to
8 people can be included in this unframed portrait.
Studios are located in Red Bank and Hillsborough, NJ.
Donated by Kramer Portraits
Estimated Fair Market Value: $5,500
Minimum bid: $200
Incremental bid: $100
S48. Renaissance Portrait from Kramer Portraits
Kramer Renaissance Portraits
are classic pieces of art that will
give you the look and feel of an
oil painting in the tradition of
the Old Masters. The unframed
11’ x 14” finished canvas
portrait marries the realism of a
photograph with the distinct richness of an oil painting.
Up to 8 people can be included in the portrait.
Donated by Kramer Portraits
Estimated Fair Market Value: $2,000
Minimum bid: $100
Incremental bid: $100