1/11/2018 - The Magnificent Match Safe Collection of David and Holiday Winfield: Live Online Auction

Past Auction

January 11, 2018 10:00 AM EST Cincinnati


Cowan's is pleased to present The Magnificent Match Safe Collection of David and Holiday Winfield of St. Louis, MO. This sale will feature a portion of their eclectic collection of match safes, with the remainder to be sold in June 2018.

The wide-ranging collection includes sterling silver, silverplated, gold and gold quartz match safes, and features rare examples of each. Notable lots include a three-piece set by Marcus & Co. set with emeralds from the Muzo Mine in Colombia (Lot 95), a beautiful gold quartz match safe once owned by King Leopold II (Lot 118), and a rare silver match safe with matching cane (Lot 96). Along with these stand-outs are mistress match safes, advertising and figural match safes, and pieces by makers such as Gorham, Deakin & Francis, andWalker & Hall. 

There is no in-person bidding for this auction. Live bidding will occur online on Bidsquare.com or LiveAuctioneers.com or over the phone. You can register to phone bid on Cowan's website or by calling 513-871-1670. Absentee bids will be accepted on Cowan's website, Bidsquare.com or LiveAuctioneers.com.

If you would like to look at an item in person at Cowan's Cincinnati location, please contact the Fine and Decorative Art department to set up an appointment by emailing decarts@cowans.com with the lot number of the piece(s) you would like to examine. Appointment times are limited and will be granted on a first come, first serve basis.

January 11, 2018 10:00 am ET

Kirstie Craven

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