Franciscan Sisters of Mary to Host Two Father Time Auctions in Richmond Heights, MO

The Franciscan Sisters of Mary will hold two (2) Public Auctions, Saturday, May 14, 2011, and Saturday, May 21, 2011, to sell unneeded convent furnishings of the congregation. The auctions, conducted by Father Time® Auctions, will take place in the convent, 1100 Bellevue Avenue in Richmond Heights, MO, 63117.

There will be a special public preview on Friday May 13 and May 20. Auction details are available online along with a photo gallery catalog by clicking the links below.

May 14th, 2011 Auction
May 21st, 2011 Auction

Buyers may preview both auctions’ items beginning at 8AM, with each auction starting at 9AM. Public preview of the auction items and pre-registration will be held on each Friday preceding the auction from 3-5PM at the convent.

Items for the two auctions will include antiques, furniture (home and office), religious art, pictures and picture frames, books, mirrors, religious art items, filing cabinets, kitchen utensils and equipment, dishes, glassware, lawn equipment, tools, art glass church windows and many other items.

Highlights of the sale for May 14 include:

Religious art: Framed art pieces in oils, pastels, lithographs & block prints in a variety of sizes from large oversize to small. Most of the art is un-signed and attributed to sisters of the order.

Statuary & Crosses: A variety of antique to contemporary statuary pieces from 60” high to table top statues. A variety of antique and newer crosses & crucifixes from 48” high to small, made of wood, plaster, painted gesso, ceramic, brass & steel. Saints represented in art all pieces; Jesus, Sacred heart of Jesus, Mary, Madonna & child, Joseph, infant of Prague, Our Lady of Victory; St. Francis, St. Clair, St. Anthony, St. George, etc.

Furniture: Antique American walnut partners desk & laminated top; vintage heavily carved Chinese wood bench with ebonized finish & matching side table; vintage oak roll top desks; gilded wood table with brass ormolu accents and light onyx top; antique ¼ sawn oak side board; antique cherry book case with glass doors; antique ¼ sawn oak china cabinet with bent glass sides by A.J. Johnson; antique side board with Queen Ann feet; antique walnut side board with white marble top; antique china cabinet with beveled mirrors; antique secretary with book case and leaded glass panel inserts; antique walnut parlor set with settee and side chairs; high back antique oak Gothic style chairs; American Empire chairs; antique tilt top pedestal table; antique square ¼ sawn oak table; library tables in walnut & ¼ sawn oak; semi-vintage record cabinet; antique platform rocker; antique walnut barrel top desk; Mission style desks & library tables; Cherry library table; assorted tables & chairs.

Glassware, china & Accessories: Glass ware: Cambridge glass; Fire King glass; Fostoria glass; Hocking glass; Anchor Hocking glass; Federal glass; Heisey glass; Imperial glass; Indiana glass; Jeannette glass; Macbeth-Evans; and others.

China & pottery: Limoges; Theodore Havilland; Pope- Gosser; Alfred Meakin; Noritake; Syracuse; R.S. Prussia; Bavaria; Franciscan; Hall; MZ Austria; Austria; majolica Jardinière base; Weller; and others.

Clock: Waterbury, # 16 standing regulator, c. 1893, with electric modified movement.

Art glass windows: Art glass windows ca. 1895 all in original wood frames, considered to be good condition. 2 windows: 4 foot x 10 foot without religious symbols. 8 windows: 4 foot X 8 foot with religious symbols.

Miscellaneous: Glazed ceramic holy water fount; white marble holy water fount; Cardinal Ritter chair; Brother Matthew painting; contemporary light oak alter & matching podiums; floor standing & plaster wall mount statuary platforms.

Interested buyers may view a complete online catalogue by contacting Father Time® Auctions and Real Estate, (314) 962-4200.

The auction catalogues may be accessed online at:

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