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Doorstops, Bookends & Doorknockers


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Doorstops, Bookends & Doorknockers Online & Absentee ONLY Auction

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Doorstops, Doorknockers & Bookends

Bidding opens Monday February 1st 2010 and closes Tuesday February 9th 2010 starting at 7:00 PM. Featuring the best names in cast Iron figural and painted doorstops: Bradley & Hubbard, Hubley, Eastern Specialty, Albany Foundry, National Foundry, John Wright, McClelland Barclay, Richardson, CT Foundry, Creations Co and more. Figural Dogs, Cats, Houses, Flowers, Brass, Bronze, Spelter and more plus, Bookends, Painted cast iron doorknockers like parrots, butterflies, and ladies. Online & Absentee bidding opens February 1st. Low Flat rate shipping will be offered to all bidders. Preview and absentee bidding available via phone or by appointment at the Nest Egg Gallery 30 Research Parkway, Meriden, CT 06450. Buyers premium 17% with 2% discount for cash or check. Visa MC, Disc Accepted. Please call for more information or to place bids: 203-630-1400.



Cast Iron Victorian Lady Doorstop Unsigned        11.25 x 9
Hubley Cast Iron tulips & Roses in Vase           10.5 x 6 Signed Hubley MADE IN USA 465
Hubley Yellow Roses in Slanted Vase               10 x 8, marked 441
Painted Cast Iron Woman in Bonnet doorknocker     base: 4 x 3 Original Marked 616
Cast Iron Eastern Specialty  "Mayflower 52"       9 x 8.5
Cast Iron Sunbonnett Girl Doorstop                6.5 x 4 inches. Paint very good.
Cast Iron Hubley Tiger Lillies Doorstop           10.5 x 6, Marked 472
Painted Wooden Wedge Doorstop: Crossing Guard     10.5 inches x 4.5 inches
Cast Brass Doorstop                               Possibly Albany Foundry: Unsigned 12 x 5
Silhouette Panel Bookends                         Ea. 6 x 5, Patinated Spelter, Celluloid panels
Pair of Painted Cast Iron Lion Bookends           Signed B&H Bradley & Hubbard, Ea. 4.5 x 3.75
Pair of Bradley & Hubbard "Stagecoach" Bookends   Painted Cast Iron: ea. 4 x 3.5, Signed B&H
Pair of Bradley & Hubbard "Parthenon" bookends    cast iron: ea. 5 x 3.5
Cast Iron Coach, Footmen & Horses Doorstop        Marked Pat. Pend on Wheel, 12 x 7 inches
Hubley "Bobby Blake" Doorstop                     9" tall
Cast Iron John & Priscilla Alden Bookends         Bradley & Hubbard: Ea. 4 x 6, Signed B&H, Excellent condition
Cast Iron Horse Doorstop                          13 inches by 11 inches
Cast Iron Cape Cod House Doorstop                 Red Back and roof, Bush on left,  9 x 6 Albany or National Foundry
Cast Iron Eastern Specialty Cottage doorstop      No. 14, 9 x 6
Pair of Bradley & Hubbard Nautical Bookends       Each 5 x 3.5 inches.
Buckman Tavern Lexington Mass. doorstop           9 x 4.5 Cast Iron, Original
Gray Iron Casting Co. Cottage doorstop            7.5 x 5
Cast Iron Book-Form Doorstop                      Painted Ship on Cover, Unmarked, 5 x 3
Painted Cast Iron Parrot Doorknocker              base: 4 x 3
Pair of Bradley & Hubbard Sailing Ship Bookends   each 6 x 6 inches
Cast Brass Indian Face Doorknocker                Unmarked 3.75 x 2
Painted Cast Iron Basket w/ Swag Doorknocker      3.75 x 2, unmarked
Cast Iron Dogwood Flowers w/ Handle Doorstop      16.25 x 8 inches
Cast Iron Art Deco Cat Doorstop / Bookend         8 x 3 inches
Cast Iron Basket of Flowers doorknocker           Possibly re-painted, 4 x 3 inches
Pair of Bradley & Hubbard Science & Study Bookendsea. 6 x 5 inches. Cast Iron
Painted Cast Iron Basket of Flowers Doorknocker   4" x 3" Marked 13
Cast Iron Cardinal Doorknocker                    unmarked 5 x 3 inches
Fish Co. Soldiers Cast Iron Doorstop              9 x 6 inches, Areas of Neck, Cummerbund and socks show inpainting. Balance of paint original
Cast Iron Columbus Ship Doorstop                  Albany or National Foundry 8 x 10
Cast Iron Old Fashioned Flower Basket             10.25 x 6 inches, Remains of old hand written Label on back
Cast Iron Parrot Doorknocker                      4.5 x 3 inches, minor paint touch-ups
Cast Iron Butterfly Doorknocker                   3.5 x 2.75 Marked Pat Applied For on back, possible paint touch-ups
Hubley "French Basket" Cast Iron Doorstop         10.75 x 5.5, Marked 69 on back
Creations Co. Connestoga Wagon Doorstop           With Tounge, Marked Copyright 1930 8.5 x 12 inches
Cast Iron Full Figure Fox Terrier Doorstop        Hubley or National Foundry. Facing Right, Two Parts, Charm necklace not original to doorstop, 8.5 x 8.5
Lead or Zinc Full Figure Duck Doorstop            Faded Yellow Paint, 6 inches
Cast Iron Parrot on Perch Doorstop                Unmarked, 6.5 x 5 Inches
Cast Iron Tropical Woman w/Fruit Doorstop         11.5 x 6 inches
Cast Iron Doll on Base Doorstop                   6 x 4.5
Pair of Carved Jade Central American Bookends     Ea. 4 x 4 x 4, Cracks and Damage present
Cast Iron Basket of Flowers Doorstop              5.5 x 4 inches
Painted Wooden Wedge Doorstop: Boy & Girl         10.5 inches x 5 inches
Cast Iron Full Figure Amish Woman Doorstop        8 x 4 inches
Painted Cast Iron Parrot in Ring Doorknocker      3.25 x 2.75, unmarked
Cast Iron Roses in Urn Doorstop                   Age & Maker unknown, 8 x 4.5 possible reproduction
Stained Glass Window Cast Iron Wedge Doorstop     8.25 x 4.25 inches
Cast Iron Flowers in Basket on Base               Age and originality unknown, 9 x 5.5 inches
Cast Iron Parrot in Medallion Doorstop            9.25 x 5 inches
Pair of Cast Brass Art Deco Owl Bookends          Excellent quality Casting, Unmarked, ea. 6.5 x 4.5 inches
Cast Iron Bardely & Hubbard House Bookends        Ea. 4.5 x 4 inches Marked: B&H in circle
Cast Iron Lady Holding Flower Basket doorstop     9 x 4 inches, unmarked
Cast Iron Southern Belle Doorstop                 National Foundry/Others, 11.5 x 6 inches
Pair of Cast Iron JUDD bookends                   Bronze Finish, each 4.5 x 5 inches
Cast Iron Hubley "Spanish Girl" Doorstop          unmarked, 9 x 5 inches, Green dress/ Pink Shawl
Waverly Studios Cast Iron Spanish Girl With Fan   Marked Pat. Appl for, 9.5 x 5 inches
Cast Iron Sunbonnet Girl w/ Feather Doorstop      Marked 72, 6.5 x 4 Inches
Colonial Woman in Hoop Skirt                      Hollow Casting, Unmarked 5 x 3 inches
Cast Iron Southern Belle Full Figure Doorstop     Solid Casting, 4.5 x 3.5, unmarked
Painted Wooden Wedge Doorstop: Bird               8 x 6 inches
Cast Iron Lady w/ Bouquet of Flowers doorstop     Full figure, Solid Casting, 6.5 x 3 inches
Cast Iron Windmill Doorstop A.A. Richardson       8 x 5.5 Inches, Marked Copyright 1927 A.A. Richardson
Cast Iron Windmill Doorstop National Foundry      Unmarked, 6.75 x 6.75 inches
Cast Iron Hubley "Street Singers" Doorstop        6.5 x 7.5 inches, unmarked,
Reproduction Revolutionary & Civil War Soldiers   Ea. 7.5 inches tall
Art Deco Brass Giraffe Doorstop                   15 x 4.5 inches
Bradeley & Hubbard Vase of Flowers Doorstop       11.5 x  6 inches, Marked B&H, Rubber stoppers not present
Creations Co. Cast Iron Terrier on Base doorstop  7.25 x 6.5 inches, unmarked
Painted Wooden Wedge Doorstop: Mrs. Mouse         8.5 x 5.5
Cast Iron Fox Head w. Boots Doorstop              Unmarked, 11.5 x 6.5 inches
Cast Iron Basket of Flowers doorstop              9.5 x 8 inches, unmarked
Cast Iron Painted Elephant Doorstop               11 x 8.5 inches, Marked H6
Cast Iron Peacock Doorstop                        unmarked, Full Figure, Full Paint, Solid Casting, 6.25 x 6.75 inches
Cast Iron Blue and White Cockatoo on Stump        National Foundry, 12 x 6.25 inches
Small Cast Iron Parrot on Stump                   Possibly re-painted, 6.25 inches tall
Albany Foundry Cast Iron Clipper Ship Doorstop    9 x 6 inches, unmarked
Pair of Cold Painted Pirate Bookends              Armor Bronze Label on bottom, Each 7.5 inches tall
Bradley & Hubbard Sailing Vessel Doorstop         Marked B&H Rubber bumpers not present, 11.25 x 5.25 inches
Cast Iron Sailboat Doorstop                       Unmarked, 8 x 6 inches
2 Nautical Doorknockers Anchor & Ship             Brass, Anchor: 6 inches long, ship: 3 x 2 inches
Cast Iron Flowers in Black Pot                    Unmarked, 6.75 x 5.75 inches
Cast Iron "End of Trail" American Indian Bookends Ea. 5.5 x 5, Unsigned
Cast Iron Dutch Girl Doorstop                     Full Figure, solid casting, 4.25 inches tall
Cast Iron Lady Doorstop, Blue/White Dress         Full FIgure, Solid Casting, 4.5 inches tall
Large Cast Iron Southern Belle Doorstop           Marked Pat Pend on back, 10.5 x 6.5 inches
Cast Iron Basket of Flowers Doorstop              Unmarked, 8.25 x 6.75
Cast Iron Basket of Flowers Doorstop              Marked "3" 8 x 5.25
Cast Iron Flowers in Pot doorstop                 7 x 5.75 inches, unmarked
Pair of cold painted Pirate Bookends              Marked Galvano Bronze, Each 10.5 inches tall
Cast Iron Hubley Cornucopias Doorstop             Unmarked, 8.25 x 6.5 inches
Cast Iron Basket of Flowers Doorstop              8 x 5.5 inches
Cast Iron Hubley Peasant Girl doorstop            9 x 4.75 inches
Cast Iron Knome Doorstop                          Full Figure, Extensive Paint loss, 11 inches tall
Pair of Cast Iron Painted Ship Bookends           Unmarked, 6.25 inches by 4.75 inches Paint losses
Cast Iron Basket of Fruit Doorstop                Poor Paint Quality or Repainted. 10 x 8 inches
Cast Iron Tulips in a Basket Doorstop             6.5 x 6.5, Connecticut Foundry, Marked Copr 1919 Tulips
Hubley French Girl Doorstop - Repainted           9 x 5.5
Cast Iron Basket of Flowers                       Makred "9" 9.5" tall 8" wide
Narcissus in Three Footed Pot Doorstop            Hubley, Marked 266, 7.5 x 7 Inches
Cast Iron Dutch Maiden Doorstop                   Either Repainted or Remarkably  Preserved. Excellent Face Detail. Very Heavy. 9.75 x 9.5 inches
VA Metalcrafters Cast Iron Spaniel Doorstop       Marked 18-7 Dream Boy, Copyright 1949, VA Metalcrafters, Waynesboro VA, 9 x 7 inches
Pair of Cape Cod Fishermen Bookends               Old Paint, Originalty unknown, Marked Cape Cod Fisherman Copy 1928
Cast Iron Basket of Flowers Doorstop              Faded Paint, 8 x 5 inches
Cast Iron Basket of Flowers Doorstop              Faded Paint, 10.5 x 6 inches.
Cast Iron Zinnias Doorstop by Hubley              7 x 7 inches Marked 267
Covered Wagon & Oxen Marked LVL                   10.25 x 6.25 inches
Cast Iron Ship Doorstop                           11 x 11.5 inches, unmarked
Patinated Spelter American Indian Bookends        Each 8" Tall, One Damaged
Albany Foundry Cottage with Hollyhocks            Bronzed Finish, 8.5 x 5.5 inches
McClelland Barclay Cast Iron Anchor Doorstop      5.5 x 5 inches, Signed Barclay
Albany Foundry Cottage w/ Hollyhocks              unpainted, Marked XIII, 8.5 x 6 inches
Cast Iron Basket of Flowers Doorstop              Marked "2" 6.5 x 6 inches, poor paint quality or repainted
Cast Iron Kingfisher on Branch Doorstop           Faded Paint, 6 x 5.5 inches
Cape Cod House National/Albany Foundry            7.5 x 5.25 inches, unmarked
Cast Iron Painted Sailing Ship Doorstop           12 x 11 inches, unmarked
2 victorian Hoop Style Doorstops                  1 Made of a can with Bisque Doll, and one wedge each  approx 15 inches tall
Pingree House and Parthenon Bookends              
2  German Shepherd Bookends or Doorstops          Painted and Zinc Plated, Each 7 inches tall
2 Painted Cast Iron Flower Doorstops              I faded Paint, 1 Re-painted, each approx 7 inches tall
Painted Cast Iron Basket of Flowers doorstop      9 inches tall
Pair of Art Deco Frankart Horse Bookends          Bronze or Brass Plated Spelter, each 6 x 5.5 inches
2 Figural Pirate Bookends                         5.5 and 7 inches tall, Cast Iron and Spelter

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