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Modern Art to Vintage Industrial Design + Oddities & Curiosities

Get ready to experience an extraordinary collection of modern to vintage art and antiques in our upcoming auction! Our selection includes an array of unique and intriguing taxidermy pieces, such as a beautiful flamingo, adorable fawn, charming baby ducklings, captivating pompadour cotinga, elegant white stoat, and even a calf, among many others.

For enthusiasts of history and science, we have antique apothecary glass, cabinets, and anatomical specimens that will transport you back in time. If you have an appreciation for industrial designer art, we have captivating pieces from Doug Meyer of RustBelt Rebirth, as well as a variety of ornithological art, Americana, quilts, and Mid Century Fine art by renowned artists from Indiana, New York, and California Impressionists.

In addition to these captivating pieces, we have a selection of pin-up photography, vintage bisque and composition kewpie dolls, boudoir dolls, and early paper mache items. Book lovers will be delighted with our collection of poetry, prose, and historical books that offer a glimpse into the past, featuring an amazing collection of Jules Verne sci-fi publications.

Looking for something more contemporary? We have Eames ESU cabinets, vintage Hollywood lithographs, striking Art Deco bronze pieces, and incredible Warner Brothers Cell art that will surely capture your attention.

This romantic collection of objects is bound to spark conversations and leave everyone in awe. Don't miss your chance to bid and add these exceptional items to your own cherished collection. Contact us with any inquiries or to request further information. Happy bidding!

Auction and Contact Information

Location

5564 N Rural Street
Indianapolis, IN 46220

Preview By Appointment

January 4-6th, Please Call 317-251-5635

Andrea Hastings

Andrea Hastings

Director

317-251-5635 option 4

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Collection of 18 assorted antique advertising litho tins, boxes, and bottles: Hartz Mountain Song Food tin, 7 1/4"H x 2 1/2"W x 1 1/2"D (Violet Toilet Water)

Lot 13

Collection of 18 assorted antique advertising litho tins, boxes, and bottles: Hartz Mountain Song Food tin, 7 1/4"H x 2 1/2"W x 1 1/2"D (Violet Toilet Water)

Sold: $120

 
Doug Meyer (American, 21st century), Rustbelt Rebirth Industrial repurposed shopping cart settee sofa 38 1/2"H x 63 3/4"W x 22"D, 22 1/2"H (seat to floor)

Lot 32

Doug Meyer (American, 21st century), Rustbelt Rebirth Industrial repurposed shopping cart settee sofa 38 1/2"H x 63 3/4"W x 22"D, 22 1/2"H (seat to floor)

Sold: $700

 
Collection of five zoological specimens: includes a mouse head, stuffed mouse, pig fetus in formaldehyde, 9"H x 5"D (largest)

Lot 40

Collection of five zoological specimens: includes a mouse head, stuffed mouse, pig fetus in formaldehyde, 9"H x 5"D (largest)

Sold: $120

 
Vintage Industrial Apothecary medical dental cabinet with glass door 31"H x 30"W 15 3/4"D

Lot 48

Vintage Industrial Apothecary medical dental cabinet with glass door 31"H x 30"W 15 3/4"D

Sold: $250

 
Green painted metal vintage medical cabinet with glass knobs. 36"H x 25 1/2"W x 17 1/2"D

Lot 54

Green painted metal vintage medical cabinet with glass knobs. 36"H x 25 1/2"W x 17 1/2"D

Sold: $250

 
German lepidoptery moth pull-down scientific entomology teaching chart poster 38"H x 29 1/2"W (hanging)

Lot 55

German lepidoptery moth pull-down scientific entomology teaching chart poster 38"H x 29 1/2"W (hanging)

Sold: $200

 
Antique curved glass counter top display case / cabinet. 9 1/2"H x 31 1/2"W x 16 1/2"D

Lot 93

Antique curved glass counter top display case / cabinet. 9 1/2"H x 31 1/2"W x 16 1/2"D

Sold: $475

 
N. Taylor Todd, Indiana (b. 1897), The Scarf, 1939 nude female portrait, photograph, 9 3/4"H x 7 3/4"W (photograph), 20"H x 16"W (mat)

Lot 130

N. Taylor Todd, Indiana (b. 1897), The Scarf, 1939 nude female portrait, photograph, 9 3/4"H x 7 3/4"W (photograph), 20"H x 16"W (mat)

Sold: $375

 
Earl Steffa Moran, New York, California (1893 - 1984), Running into Six Figures, pin up illustrations, 2 prints, reproductions of paintings, 14 1/2"H x 11"W (image), 19 1/4"H x 15"W (sheet)

Lot 132

Earl Steffa Moran, New York, California (1893 - 1984), Running into Six Figures, pin up illustrations, 2 prints, reproductions of paintings, 14 1/2"H x 11"W (image), 19 1/4"H x 15"W (sheet)

Sold: $90

 
All the Year Round, James Whitcomb Riley, with color woodcuts by Gustave Baumann 10 3/4" x 9" x 1/2"

Lot 137

All the Year Round, James Whitcomb Riley, with color woodcuts by Gustave Baumann 10 3/4" x 9" x 1/2"

Sold: $300

 
Wide Antique oak apothecary library catalog index file cabinet drawers 26"H x 11 1/2"W x 68"L

Lot 159

Wide Antique oak apothecary library catalog index file cabinet drawers 26"H x 11 1/2"W x 68"L

Sold: $950

 
English Jacobean style partners library desk with drop pulls. 30"H x 72"W x 28 1/2"D

Lot 210

English Jacobean style partners library desk with drop pulls. 30"H x 72"W x 28 1/2"D

Sold: $300

 
AS IS: Pair ESU Cabinets, model 220C, by Charles & Ray Eames for Herman Miller in distressed condition, first generation (????) 27"H x 47"L x 16"W (top shelf) 32 3/4"H x 47"W x 16 3/4"D (each)

Lot 239

AS IS: Pair ESU Cabinets, model 220C, by Charles & Ray Eames for Herman Miller in distressed condition, first generation (????) 27"H x 47"L x 16"W (top shelf) 32 3/4"H x 47"W x 16 3/4"D (each)

Sold: $4,200

 
Thompson, American (20th Century), Industrial New York cityscape with train and railroad, oil on canvas board, 23 1/2"H x 17 1/4"W (sight), 29"H x 23"W (frame)

Lot 245

Thompson, American (20th Century), Industrial New York cityscape with train and railroad, oil on canvas board, 23 1/2"H x 17 1/4"W (sight), 29"H x 23"W (frame)

Sold: $475

 
Paul Muller, New York / Russian Federation (1895-1970), Priest with Pregnant Woman, 1927, watercolor on paper, 25"H x 17"W (sight), 33 1/4"H x 25 1/2"W (frame)

Lot 254

Paul Muller, New York / Russian Federation (1895-1970), Priest with Pregnant Woman, 1927, watercolor on paper, 25"H x 17"W (sight), 33 1/4"H x 25 1/2"W (frame)

Estimate: $800-1,200

 
Roy Lichtenstein, Attributed, American (1923 - 1997), Nude with a Yellow Flower, Pop Art silkscreen print on BFK Rives wove paper, 23 5/8”H x 16 1/2”W (sheet), 27 7/8”H x 20 3/4”W (frame)

Lot 278

Roy Lichtenstein, Attributed, American (1923 - 1997), Nude with a Yellow Flower, Pop Art silkscreen print on BFK Rives wove paper, 23 5/8”H x 16 1/2”W (sheet), 27 7/8”H x 20 3/4”W (frame)

Sold: $500

 
Mae Alice Engron, Indiana (1933-2007), abstract, oil on canvas, 17 1/2"H x 23 1/2"W, 20"H x 26"W (frame)

Lot 351

Mae Alice Engron, Indiana (1933-2007), abstract, oil on canvas, 17 1/2"H x 23 1/2"W, 20"H x 26"W (frame)

Sold: $950

 
Jere style brutalist MCM modernist nail wall sculpture, 31”H x 48 1/2”W x 2 1/4”D

Lot 395

Jere style brutalist MCM modernist nail wall sculpture, 31”H x 48 1/2”W x 2 1/4”D

Sold: $160

 
Anri Toriart "Charlemagne" Italian hand painted chess set 3 1/2"H x 11 1/2"W x 7"D (box)

Lot 396

Anri Toriart "Charlemagne" Italian hand painted chess set 3 1/2"H x 11 1/2"W x 7"D (box)

Sold: $300

 
Around the World in Eighty Days, Jules Verne, Osgood and Co., 1874 7 3/4" x 5 1/2" x 1 1/2"

Lot 400

Around the World in Eighty Days, Jules Verne, Osgood and Co., 1874 7 3/4" x 5 1/2" x 1 1/2"

Sold: $100

 
Tour of the World in 80 days, Jules Verne, John Lovell Publishing, New York, 1880 7 1/4" x 5" x 1 3/4"

Lot 402

Tour of the World in 80 days, Jules Verne, John Lovell Publishing, New York, 1880 7 1/4" x 5" x 1 3/4"

Sold: $40

 
Jules Verne: The Mysterious Island, Part 2 and part 3, 1880 7 1/2" x 5" x 3/4" each

Lot 403

Jules Verne: The Mysterious Island, Part 2 and part 3, 1880 7 1/2" x 5" x 3/4" each

Sold: $120

 
Tour of the World in 80 Days, Jules Verne, New York Publishing co. 1895 7 1/2" x 5" x 1"

Lot 404

Tour of the World in 80 Days, Jules Verne, New York Publishing co. 1895 7 1/2" x 5" x 1"

Sold: $60

 
Collection of 18 hardcover Jules Verne books from 1920-1950s 9 1/2" x 7" x 1 1/2" (largest)

Lot 418

Collection of 18 hardcover Jules Verne books from 1920-1950s 9 1/2" x 7" x 1 1/2" (largest)

Sold: $325