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Fall 2022 Decorative Arts Auction

September 29, 2022

at The Barn at Stratford

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9.28: 10a-7p & 9.29: 9a-2p

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The Barn at Stratford

2690 Stratford Road, Delaware, Ohio

absentee / phone bidding available

A diverse grouping of wonderful objects including items by Tiffany Studios; artwork by Eric Sloane, Ernest Fiene, George Bellows, Guy Carleton Wiggins, American school artists, and others;

folk art including trade signs, samplers, fraktur, cut-work valentines; furniture including Continental & American (William & Mary, Queen Anne, Chippendale, Hepplewhite); Asian arts including Japanese items and Chinese porcelain, pottery, jade, furniture, scroll paintings, and carved hardstones; First Nation objects including McKenney and Hall, pottery, baskets, textiles; antique  firearms; historical americana; stoneware; early lighting; art glass; sterling silver; coins; jewelry and accessories from Tiffany & Co., Cartier, Gucci, Chanel, and Louis Vuitton.

 Items from the Collection of David B. Swoap, the second highest ranking official at the Department of Health and Human Services under the Ronald Reagan Administration. Mr. Swoap was Under Secretary of the Department headed by Richard Schweicher, who was an architect of welfare policy starting in 1981. Mr. Swoap is an avid collector of Asian Art, having purchased items from many fine and reputable dealers and auction houses decades ago. Mr. Swoap's items are denoted with provenance including his name in the auction description.

No sales tax. 20% buyer’s premium (25% online).
Amelia Jeffers, Auctioneer

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