Earth Day Modernism Celebration Auction. Sterling, Virginia VA

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Fair Auction Company, LLC


45681 Oakbrook Ct Unit 110, Sterling, Virginia, 20166. USA. tel: 703.347.5088

4th Mar, 2019
Ended: 24th Apr, 2019
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We're celebrating Earth Day this year with a huge mid-century auction at our Sterling, VA warehouse! Here at Fair Auction Co., everyday is like Earth Day as we've made it part of our mission to facilitate the reuse of vintage furniture and decor that could otherwise end up in landfills. And recyling well-made products from the mid-twentieth century isn't just good for the planet, its good for your living room too! Join us for this Earth Day celebration auction on April 24th at 8pm and be sure to check back here regularly for updates as we add items to the catalog. Online Only Bidding with all lots selling Wednesday, April 24th at 8pm, with 20 seconds between each lot. Live Preview/Inspection will be Sunday, April 21st from 10am-2pm, Monday, April 22nd from 10-2pm, Tuesday 10am-2pm, Wednesday 10am-4pm. Payment types accepted: Credit /Debit Card Only (accepted at registration) Pickup at 45681 Oakbrook Ct. Unit 110 Sterling, VA 20166: Friday, April 26th, from 10am-3pm and Saturday, April 27th from 9am-12pm. Local Delivery: We offer local delivery in the DC area for an additional fee. Please ask for a quote before bidding. Shipping/local delivery: We offer shipping and local delivery at an additional fee. Please read the shipping terms before bidding, and ask for a quote if needed.

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Lot 1

Welcome to the auction catalog!

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Lot 2

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Lot 3

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Lot 4

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Lot 7

Pottery Candle Votives by Wagner

Both signed Wagner on bottom.

Lot 8

Sculpture of Woman, Signed

Signed Vincent... Appears to be carved from smooth stone or similar material.

Lot 9

Woven Italian Wine Holder and Coconut Monkey

Monkey is coin bank.

Lot 10

Pair of Brass Flower Geode Sculptures

Lot 11

Globe with Lucite Base

16 inches tall.

Lot 12

Vintage Campbells Soup Bag

Made of vinyl-like material, having carrying handle and zipper around the top. 13 inches tall.

Lot 13

Painting of Park Scene on Board, Signed

Signed by Nelson Bond. Painting will have to be re-secured in frame. 12 inches wide by 10 tall.

Lot 14

Green Pacific Stoneware Ram Casserole Dish

Marked Pacific Stoneware USA and Signed B. Welsh. Dish serving area has a diameter of 9.75 inches.

Lot 15

Namb Butterfly Bowl

Marked Namb 569B. Showing some overall signs of use with a chip along the rim.

Lot 16

Dansk Teak Surfboard Serving Tray with Handles

Marked Dansk Designs Denmark, IHQ. 20.5 inches long and 10 wide.

Lot 17

Bitossi for Rosenthal Netter Yellow Owl Vase

Made in Italy and marked 47/14. Missing Rosenthal Netter paper label. Owl has unique gear design for wings. 7 inches tall.

Lot 18

Pair of Vintage Duplex Telephones

Made by the Connecticut Telephone and Electric Company in Meriden, Conn. Both are untested.

Lot 19

Wood and Welded Metal Sculpture of Barn

Distributed by F.W. Woolworth Co. NY. Can sit on a flat surface or hand from the wall. 20 inches wide and 10.5 tall.

Lot 20

Large Peacock Glazed Pottery Vase

Having unique ribbed texture running down the sides. 15.5 inches tall.

Lot 21

Cocktail Measuring Vessels

Includes a metal Messbecher measuring cup and a glass pitcher with recipes and measurements on the side.

Lot 22

Desk Lamp and Pencil Holder

Sphere pencil holder made from crock and silver-toned Metal. Small yellow desk lamp by Prestigeline. Lamp bulb socket may need to...

Lot 23

Dansk Teak Serving Board and Salt/Pepper Mill

Dansk Serving Tray is 24 inches long. Salt and pepper mill has a small chip at the top.

Lot 24

Painting on Canvas of a Man in Cabin

Has a label on the back marked Nelson Bond, Washington DC. 14 inches wide by 18 tall.

Lot 25

Vintage RCA Victor Portable Radio


Lot 26

Ceramic Giraffe Sculpture

Pink and opalescent glaze. Has a label on the bottom marked custom made by Creative Accents. 18.25 inches tall.

Lot 27

Pair of C. Miller Lamps from 1955

Marked on the sides, C. Miller 1955. Madenof ceramic and metal. Each is 28.25 inches tall.

Lot 28

Tall Brass Ship Sculpture with Burled Wood Base

Features two ships. 27.5 inches at tallest point.

Lot 29

2 Colorful Ceramic Dishes

One orange ashtray/dish with abstract shape, made in California. One dish with rooster painted in center.

Lot 30

2 W. Germany Pottery Pieces

One large jug by Scheurich-Keramin, marked 491-42 W (16.5 inches tall). Germany. The second piece is a pottery vase with circle...

Lot 30a

Local delivery available!

Here is a sample of our rates:10 mile radius: $75, first furniture item30 mile radius: $175, first furniture itemabove 30 miles:...

Lot 31

Petit Florence Knoll Credenza

Beautiful petite credenza designed by Florence Knoll for Knoll Associates, Inc. marked Dec. 18 1964. Made from wood with 4 metal...

Lot 32

Ascoli Piceno Fanini Fain S.P.A. Molded Chairs

Marked Ascoli Piceno, Made in Italy underneath. Dark grey color in a round barrel shape. Showing some light surface wear. Each is...

Lot 33

Lane Acclaim 2 Tiered End Table

Overall good condition with some uneven patina around the back legs. 21 inches tall, 27.5 deep and 20 wide.

Lot 34

Lane Acclaim Long Rectangular Coffee Table

Shows some top surface ware, but could easily be refinished. Otherwise good condition. 14.5 inches tall, 56 wide and 19 deep.

Lot 35

Brass 3 Lantern Floor Lamp with Floral Design

On switch is a little sensitive to touch, but all fixtures work. 68.5 inches tall.

Lot 36

Milo Baughman for Drexel Today's Living Chest (1)

From the Drexel line Today's Living, designed by Milo Baughman. Having 4 drawers and is made from rift sawn elm. Marked '53 on...

Lot 37

Milo Baughman for Drexel Today's Living Chest (2)

From the Drexel line Today's Living, designed by Milo Baughman. Having 4 drawers and is made from rift sawn elm. Marked '53 on...

Lot 38

Chrome and Cane Cantilever Arm Chair

In the style of Marcel Breuer, Made in Italy. Caning in excellent condition. 31.5 inches tall 24.25 inches wide 23 inches deep...

Lot 39

Yellow and Brown Shag Rug

Featuring circular designs in yellow, brown and orange colors. Good overall condition. 75 inches wide by 56 deep.

Lot 40

Bent Silberg Mobler Teak End Table

Made in Denmark. Legs can unscrew for easy transport. 17.5 inches tall, 20.5 inches wide and 16 inches deep.

Lot 41

Pair of Chrome Sling Chairs (1)

Having chrome bases and brown corduroy upholstery. There is one section of each canvas support that has some seam splitting, but...

Lot 42

Pair of Chrome Sling Chairs (2)

Having chrome bases and brown corduroy upholstery. Overall good condition. Each chair is 27 inches tall, 30 wide and 32 deep with...

Lot 43

Raymond Loewy for Mengel 9 Drawer Long Dresser

Having original iron pulls and feet. All drawers function perfectly. Light surface wear to the top surface. Front painted grey...

Lot 44

Raymond Loewy for Mengel Secretary Chest

Having original iron pulls and feet. Beautiful rift sawn oak wood. Light surface wear to the top and some push pin holes on the...

Lot 45

Knoll Bird Chair with Ottoman

Bird chair frame is vintage, with ottoman and blue/purple upholstery from 2001. Receipts for ottoman purchases from Knoll and...

Lot 46

Set of 3 Dixie Teak Nesting Tables

Solid Teak construction, each with removable legs. The two largest tables have some dark watermark spots, but those could be...

Lot 47

Pair of Dixie Teak End Tables

Solid Teak construction with removable legs. Each is 19.5 inches tall 25.5 inches deep and 19.75 inches wide.

Lot 48

Folding Wood Magazine Rack

Marked Masterpiece in Wood, Nasco Yugoslavia. 20 inches tall, 16 wide and 10 deep.

Lot 49

Vintage Sofa by Flair of Lenoir, N.C.

Long vintage couch with bentwood legs. Reminiscent of some designs by T.H. Robsjohn Gibbings or similar. Original fabric, the...

Lot 50

Mahogany Tall Dresser with Neutral Paint

Mid century modern dresser with newer paint and refinished drawers fronts. All working fine with brass "X" pulls which are...

Lot 51

Walnut Cabinet with Cane Detail and Ring Pulls

Unknown maker, although clearly high quality and likely American. Solid wood construction under walnut or butternut veneer....

Lot 52

Walnut Sideboard with Cane Details and Ring Pulls

Small section of veneer missing from the front right door and the bottom side. Unknown maker, although clearly high quality and...

Lot 53

Angelo Cortesi for Fiam Glass Coffee Table

Solid waterfall glass style with unique grid pattern. 14.5 inches tall, 36 wide and 35.5 deep.

Lot 54

Angelo Cortesi for Fiam 2 Glass Nesting Tables

Solid waterfall glass style with unique grid pattern. Larger is 18 inches tall, 22 wide and 20 deep. Smaller is 15.5 inches tall,...

Lot 55

Rectangular Teak Mobelfabrik Dining Table

Vejle Stole, made in Denmark. Beautiful wood grain with panels in alternating directions. Having a couple surface scratches, as...

Lot 56

Charles Eames LCM Lounge Chair for Evans

Having a walnut seat and backrest on top of a metal base. An earlier model produced by Evans Products Company, and therefore in...

Lot 57

Round Chrome and Smoke Glass Coffee Table

Sleek design with circular chrome base and grey smoke glass top. 17 inches tall and 36 in diameter.

Lot 58

Teak Console/Sofa Table Kofod Larsen for Faarup

Kofod Larsen for Faarup Mobelfabrik, Made in Denmark. Versatile piece that could be used as a console, sofa table or sideboard....

Lot 59

Expandable Walnut Dining Table

In good condition with some light surface ware. having removable legs and hidden pop up leaf. Pop up leaf mechanism need to be...

Lot 60

Oil Landscape on Board, Attr. to Forshaw Day

Beautiful 19th century oil on board in gilt frame. On the back is a label marked "F. Forshaw-Day, New Brunswick, Canada." There...

Lot 61

Pottery Bowl from W. Germany

Having speckled white glaze with blue and yellow spots.

Lot 62

Marble and Metal Atomic Burst Sculpture

21 inches tall.

Lot 63

Double Shade Teak Lamp

Inner shade in good condition, putter shade needs new tape along the bottom edge. 30.25 inches tall to top of shade.

Lot 64

Elegant Marble and Wood Lamp

Very tall and heavy, weighing 27 pounds. Comes with matching marble spindle. 43 inches tall to top of shade.

Lot 65

Rabbit Tanaka Optical Illusion Moving Wall Decor

Plugs in and turns on for moving optical illusion effect. 19.5 inches tall by 19 wide.

Lot 66

Blow Art Glass Vase, Signed Fernandez

Signed Fernandez 5/22/82. 10 inches tall.

Lot 67

Brass Flower and Carved Buddha

Flower by Bovano of Cheshire, Conn. Buddha is carved organic material mounted to wood.

Lot 68

DeMott Brass and Quartz Sailboat Sculpture

Signed DeMott. 13 inches tall.

Lot 69

Couroc Inlaid Road Runner Tray

15.5 inches wide by 11 tall.

Lot 70

Pair of Tall Purple Ceramic Lamps

Mounted to brass bases. One missing an on knob, but can easily be replaced. 40 inches tall to top of harp.

Lot 71

Aristocraft Teak Bowl and Retro Glass Pitcher

Lot 72

Brass Owl Wall Decor by Degroot

26 inches wide and 15 inches tall.

Lot 73

Hall China Deer Electric Coffee Pot

Missing electric cord. 11.5 inches tall.

Lot 74

Vintage Emerson Portable TV/Radio

Some static heard when plugged in, but could not get a picture. 12 inches wide, 10 tall and 12 deep.

Lot 75

1976 National Geographic Globe on Stand

34 inches tall on stand.

Lot 76

Russel Wright Iroquois Blue China Set

Set includes 4 dinner plates, 6 medium plates, 3 small plates, 6 teacups and 6 saucers.

Lot 77

Russel Wright Coral Teapot

Lot 78

Morning Mist Painting on Canvas, Signed Dee

Marked Morning Mist Dee Foley on. E back. 28.5 inches tall by 12.5 wide.

Lot 79

Sitting Nude Male on Canvas, Signed Penn

24 inches wide by 18 tall.

Lot 80

Standing Nude Male on Canvas, Signed Klinefelter

Signed J. Jordan Klinefelter. Marked Todd 12/94 on the back. 22 inches wide by 28 tall.

Lot 81

Oceanscape Painting on Canvas, Signed H. Gailey

29.5 wide by 25.5 inches tall.

Lot 82

Pair of PLA White Ceramic Danish Candle Holders

Marked Made in Denmark.

Lot 83

George Nelson White Lampshade

Contemporary model, most likely from Design Within Reach. White fiber material stretched over a metal structure. 14 inches tall...

Lot 84

Glass Pieces with Gold Trim

Lot of glass including a serving plate, a small bowl and three stemmed glasses. The bowl is marked Arcoroc France and the glasses...

Lot 85

Pair of Ucagco Japan Salt and Pepper Shakers

Lot 86

Russel Wright White Iroquois China Set

Set includes 3 dinner plates, 1 medium plate, 1 small plate, 2 large bowls, one small dimpled bowl and one medium bowl with...

Lot 87

Western Scene Painting on Board, Signed

Signed Myrtle Lee, 1931. 15.25 inches wide by 11.25 tall.

Lot 88

Ships at Harbor Painting on Board, Signed

Signed by what looks like Cyau. Framed in wood with black velvet. 13 inches wide, 15.25 tall.

Lot 89

UK Union Ship Painting

Appears to be painting on glass or board. 12.5 inches wide by 10.5 tall.

Lot 90

Cubist Style Barn Oil Painting on Canvas, Signed

By artist Fran Alderman, titled Barn. 23 inches wide by 19 tall.

Lot 91

Broyhill Sculptura Walnut Gentlemens Chest

Has signs of overall ware and a faint odor. Very versatile piece with 5 smaller drawers to the left, 3 larger to the right with 2...

Lot 92

Japanese Folding Chair by Takeshi Nii

Japanese NY Folding Chair X by Takeshi Nii for Jox Interni, 1958. Having partial label, as shown in the photos. Chrome base,...

Lot 93

Bert England for Johnson Furniture Walnut Credenza

From the 'Forward Trends' line. Beautiful condition, having no visible damage to the exterior. Light scuffs on the interior where...

Lot 94

Arthur Umanoff Bar

In excellent condition. Made with a white Formica top, iron frame, wood slating and wrapped cord. Front has an iron footrest and...

Lot 95

Tall Walnut Dresser with Porcelain Pulls

Features thinner top drawer, double middle drawer and two lower single drawers. 43.5 inches tall, 34 wide and 18 deep.

Lot 96

George Nelson for Herman Miller Modular Sofa

Steel frame modular sofa with three seats and one table. All can be removed and rearranged. Having gold velvet upholstery with...

Lot 97

Mount Airy Furniture Co. Credenza

Teak with a dark stained mahogany trim. Having two sets of hinge doors, with a pull out drawer on the left side. Shelves can be...

Lot 98

Borge Morgensen Danish Dining Set

Set includes table and 4 chairs. Table and chairs have same red finish, which hairs having corded seats. Chairs are 29.5 inches...

Lot 99

Teak Bachelors Chest

Shows some minor surface ware. Three drawers and a great size for an apartment or smaller bedroom. Unique oval shaped legs. 32...

Lot 100

Adrian Pearsal Style Gondola Sofa

Made by Rowe Furniture. Appears to have the original green upholstery with a yellow striped backrest. Shows some sun fading and...

Lot 101

Adrian Pearsal Style Lounge Chair

Most likely manufactured by Rowe Furniture based on similar examples found online. Appears to have been reupholstered in the 90s....

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