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Collectors of fine Americana, porcelain, objects.of art, rugs and carpets, paintings and jewelry will not want to miss the auction of the estate of Mrs. George Evans of Rehoboth Beach at 11 a.m., Satur- day, June 21 in Rehoboth Beach Convention Center. According to Jay Stein of Stuart Kingston Galleries, which will serve as auctioneers, the estate in- cludes a fine and extensive vari- ety of furniture. Among the pieces-is an 18th century American Chippendale oak corner chair featuring a bowed crest rail continuing to scroll arms and valued at some- where between $5,000 and $7,500. An American Queen Anne carved cherry wood and pine small drop leaf table circa Auction of Evans EState set for Rehoboth June 21 1700-20, featured an oblong top Schneider art glass, Wedgewood, Chippendale mahogany highboy is a rare find. bowed at either end and flanked by half round drop leaves with slender cabriole legs and is valued at $10,000 to $15,000. Two other fine American Chip- pendale pieces include a carved curly walnut slant-front desk from Pennsylvania circa 1760, and a mahogany highboy from Con- necticut, the latter featuring a swan's neck pediment centering and flanking flame finials over shell and foliate carving. The for- met is estimated to be worth in the neighborhood of $10,000, while the latter is deemed to be worth $125,000 to $175,000. There is a variety of other Chip- pendale pieces, as well as a Feder- al mahogany tall case clock by El- nathan Taber, 1784-1854, from Roxbury, Mass. The clock fea- tures an arched hood centering one brass eagle topped finial, flanked by two brass finials above ,fluted colonettes, centering a white painted dial ornamented with a pear, a fig and grapes with gilt and painted spandrels, said to be worth $125,000 to $175,000. Perhaps the most historical piece is the Jacobus Stainer violin labeled "Jacobus Stainer in Ab- sam Prope Oenipontum 1677" in its original leather case with two bows, mother of pearl and silver ended. Stainer was a royal violin maker for Roman Emperor Leopold. Hawkins' "History of Music" states that "The violins of Cre- mona are exceeded only by those of Stainer, a German, whose in- struments are remarkable for a full and piercing tone." The instru- ment is considered to be worth be- tween $90,000 and $120.000. The estate also includes collec- tions of Limoges, Bennington, Stainer violin CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, June 20 - June 26, 1997 - 55 Call Dwayne Mousley Staffordshire, Royal Doulton (44 pieces), Sino-Tibetian bronzes and cut glass. There are highly important ivory horses, poly- chrome with metal and semi-pre- cious stones. Jewelry will also be highlight- ed, as there is a four-piece lot be- longing to the cinematographer Ray June dating_ from the 20s to the 40s. They are a sterling silver and enamel cigarette case in- scribed "Ray June Who made my picture 'Secrets' a thing of beau- ty." Mary Pickford, 1933, in the original box, and actor Danny Kaye's gifts - a pair of solid gold nugget cufflinks inscribed "Ray" and the "Sylvia Danny" Love Crazy Gang cigarette case of tor- toise shell inset with a rose col- ored goldwatch by M. Reingold. The lot is appraised at $7,500 to $10,000. Letters and documents include a letter dated Jan. 18, 1677, by An- drew Marvel, addressed to Sir Henry Thompson at Escricote. Marvel, an English poet, wrote many satires but is often remem- bered for the nursey rhyme "Mary Continued on page 56 ANGOLA NECK 3 BR, 2 BA, doublewide mobile (1/2 acre), own your own land, no ground rent. Situated in a secluded wooded setting. $79,500. LOCHWOOD VRM Listing $72,000 - $88,876.3 BR, 1 BA, ranch built in 1993, large deck, fenced back yard. POT NETS 3 BR, 2 BA mobile with large addition. 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