The auctions have finished and the winning bids have been verified. I thought some of you might be interested in what went for how much. Or maybe not.

Tennessee Cherry Lift-Top Sugar Press
Estimate   $3,000 – $5,000

Description:  Circa 1820-50, att. Sumner County, with poplar secondary, one piece form with upper dovetailed case, hinged lid with applied molding, divided interior, base with single long drawer above two paneled and hinged doors, paneled sides, the whole raised on ring turned tapered feet.

Size   46 x 36.75 x 19 in.


This lot has sold for $4000.

English Lancashire Mule Chest of Drawers
Estimate   $800 – $1,200

Description:   Late 18th century, oak and mahogany, mahogany veneers, with oak and pine secondary, top with applied dovetailed three-quarter gallery, applied molded hinged full length lift top lid above three over two faux drawers over two over two side by side lipped drawers flanked by rounded quarter columns, raised on ogee bracket feet with shaped central foot.


This lot has sold for $1200.

North Carolina Piedmont 2 Drawer Blanket Chest
Estimate: $1,200 – $1,800

Description:   Circa 1840s, Western NC region, walnut dove-tailed case, yellow pine secondary, hinged lipped lid with breadboard ends, divided interior with single drawer, four long drawers, applied bracket foot base.


Realized Price: $650

Mid Atlantic Paint Decorated Miniature Blanket Chest
Estimate: $300 – $500

Description: Mid 19th century; 6.25 inches height x 12 inches width x 5.5 inches depth; made of solid white pine, hinged lid, full length drawer, supported by original bracket feet, has brownish red paint throughout, trimmed with mustard and green, front of chest is outlined in green with mustard yellow geometrics, bracket feet has wide green trim outlined with mustard yellow paint, paint is dry alligatored; overall condition appears to be complete and original, with original brass hardware, with minor chipping and scratches throughout, otherwise excellent; Provenance: Recently Discovered by NC Picker.


Realized Price: $750

And one more…

 Southern Railway Locomotive Engine Headlight 
Estimate: $2,000 – $4,000

Description: Early 20th Century; 31 inches height, 36 inches width, with 15.5 inch diameter lens; #1366 Pyle National Co. Chicago R.R. Record No. 20c230 Pat. Brevete, believed to be one of President Roosevelt’s favorite locomotives out of the S.R.R Washington district, this engine finished it?s journey in Washington at the head of President Roosevelt’s funeral train, light is mounted on welded iron stand for displaying, appears to be complete original with polished brass poles for displaying flags, overall outstanding condition and an important piece of Southern Railroad history; Provenance: Gamble Estate Collection Clemmons, NC.


Realized Price: $3700