Steve Ritter Auctioneering - Excelsior Springs, MO 64024

Laveigh Rooney and John and Nancy Welsh Auction

Location: 610 E. Shepherd Rd, Liberty, MO

11 a.m. Sunday, June 30th, 2024

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Nice Victorian Glass and Art Glass Large Signed Georg Jones Majolica Fish Dish with Lid - Mint Condition Wonderful Nippon Porcelain Photo #4 Rare Large Carved Alabaster Art Nouveau Lady Figural Bust - Nice!!! Rare Weller Figural Flower Frogs (also nice Van Briggle Flower Frogs) Beautiful Mary Gregory Glassware Nice Wave Crest Art Glass


SUN. JUNE 30, 11:00 A.M.



Directions: From Kansas City, take I-35N to the 69Hwy Exit (Exit 20). Immediately Turn Right (South) on Lightburne Rd (33Hwy South) to Shepherd Rd. Turn Left (East) to Auction. From Northern Missouri, take I-35S to the 69Hwy Exit (Exit 20). Go Left at off ramp and then stay Straight (South) thru Stop Light on Lightburne Rd to Shepherd Rd. Watch for Signs. Several Large Hotels in or near Liberty, MO.


Special Note: Steve Ritter Auctioneering, LLC is pleased to announce an incredible Auction on Sunday June 30 at the Earnest Shepherd Center in Liberty MO for the lifetime collection of Laveigh Rooney, as well as the 4 Generation Estate Collection of John and Nancy Welsh. Laveigh has been well known and admired in the Kansas City Antique Community for years - having owned and operated the Enchanted Frog Antique Mall for decades with her family. As she has moved into assisted living, we will be selling her entire personal collection from the house including Rare Weller and Roseville Pottery, RS Prussia, Art Glass and Pattern Glass, Flow Blue, Art, Antique Furniture, Jewelry and Vintage Items, and her collection of over 35+ rare Weller and Van Briggle Figural flower frogs. In addition, we are pleased to be selling the incredible Living Estate of John W Welsh formerly of Blue Springs, Independence and Sunrise Beach. His wife Nancy Welsh (deceased) was a school teacher in Blue Springs and Independence for 35+ years, and her grandfather was AP Fonda - former Jackson County judge and attorney to Harry S Truman, and her other grandfather was Arthur Brown - a former Banker and Baptist Minister in Richmond. John was Assistant Manager of Dillards in Independence for 22 years. Together with his wife Nancy, they amassed a tremendous amount of Waterford Crystal, Hummel Figurines, Lladro Figurines, Art Glass and Victorian Glass, Wave Crest, Mary Gregory, Brides Baskets, Pickle Castors, Nippon Porcelain and more, as well as a tremendous amount of quality name brand Christmas and Holiday decorations, and name brand kitchen appliances. Items are coming out of a $2.7 Million 5500 Sq Ft Lake House on Sunrise Beach!!! Fantastic auction on June 30!!!


Additional Note: (Watch for details of Part 2 from the John and Nancy Welsh collection coming Sunday July 28 at the Shepherd Center in Liberty MO which includes Truman and Independence Memorabilia, Antiques and Collectibles, Primitives, Churns, Stoneware, Toys and Childs Items, Dolls, Quilts, Antiques and Collectibles and more, in conjunction with the personal collection of Barbara Ninemire who owned and operated the Liberty 291 antique mall for 30+ years. She has some amazing Antique and Victorian furniture, Country store showcases, Primitives and Antiques, Maxfield Parrish Art, Aladdin and other lamps, Singer Featherweight, Sterling Silver and Vintage Items, Jewelry including Silver and Turquoises, as well as a tremendous collection of Northwood Custard Glass and pattern glass and collectibles of all types!!! More details for this 2nd Large Auction coming soon!!!)


Don’t miss this incredible sale!!! 


Auction Terms: CASH, or check if approved by Auction Company. We reserve the right to withhold any and all items until check clears our bank. We do NOT accept Credit or Debit Cards. Valid Driver’s License required for registration. Security and Video Surveillance on site.



If you are unable to attend the auction, absentee bids are welcome. Call us or email us with any and all bids and/or questions about any of the lots in the sale.


- Antique Oak Claw Foot Curved Glass China Cabinet

- Antique Oak Double Wishbone Dresser with Half Mirror, Half Towel Bar

- Fantastic Large Carved Alabaster “Mignon” Lady Bust, Heavy, Nice Piece

- Large Antique HP GWTW Lamp

- Wallace Nutting Signed Artwork including “Watersmeet” and “Hollyhock Cottage”

- Early Quaker Style Oil on Board

- Rare 1893 Columbian Worlds Fair Woven Silk Exhibition Piece, Framed

- Antique Crowley’s Needles Oak 2 Drawer Spool Cabinet

- Old Glass Kero Lamps

- Unusual Antique Oriental Paper Dolls on Silk, Mechanical, Cool

- 1800’s Canadian Yellow Pine Triple Wardrobe with Carvings

- 1800’s Primitive Trunk

- Large Yellowware Bowl with Seaweed Decoration




- 14K Rope Twist Necklace, 9 Grams

- 14K Tri Color Gold Hoop Earrings

- 14K (Unmarked) Chain Hoop Earrings, 3.6 Grams

- 14K Carved Shell Cameo Pendant, 5.2 Grams

- Lot of 10K Baby Rings

- Nice Large Santo Domingo Multi Strand Coral Bead Necklace

- Raw Coral Necklace and Earrings

- Signed Eisenberg Rhinestone Brooches

- Limoges France Brooch

- Enameled Portrait Pins/Pendants, Matching, Silver Backs

- Vintage Crown Trifari Lion Brooch, Possibly Leo Sign from Astrology Series



- Rare Signed Georg Jones Majolica Large Fish Serving Dish with Lid, Mint Cond

- Rare 19th Century Majolica Figural Black Boy with Corn Match Holder / Striker

- Quality Victorian and Art Glass

- Stevens and Williams Rubina Cased Satin Nailsea Drape Ewer w/ Enameling

- Signed Art Verrier Saint Louis Cluthra Art Glass Vase

- Cranberry Mary Gregory Dresser Box

- Blue Mary Gregory Small Enameled Dresser or Pill Box

- Rare Early Blue Mary Gregory Jug, Chip on Lip, but Nice Piece

- Tall Olive Green or Smoke Glass Mary Gregory Vase, Boy in Swing

- Mary Gregory Vases

- Mary Gregory Tumblers

- Mary Gregory Cruets

- Mary Gregory Pickle Castor Insert

- Rare Huge Cranberry Thumbprint Covered Storage Jar with Lid

- Opalescent Glass Striped Barber Bottles

- Huge Wave Crest Swirl Mold Dresser Box with Ormolu Feet

- Wave Crest Egg Crate Mold Rectangular Dresser Box

- Wave Crest Swirl Mold Dresser Boxes

- Scarce EAPG Green and Gold X-ray Pattern Table Set, Creamer Sugar Spooner and Covered Butter Dish

- Victorian Cased Glass Brides Basket in Silverplate Frame

- Victorian Glass Creamer and Sugar with Silverplate Mounts

- Mount Washington Shakers

- Austrian Enameled Glass Decanter and Cordials with Tray, Possibly Lobmeyer

- Vaseline Opalescent Glass Basket, Unusual Pattern

- EAPG Cosmos Castor/Condiment Set with Holder

- EAPG Cosmos Round Covered Butter Dish, Creamer and Sugar

- EAPG Cosmos Miniature Lamp with Shade

- Cut Glass Castor Set in Silverplate Frame

- Victorian Cranberry Thumbprint Decorated Pickle Castor in Great SP Frame

- Clear Glass Pickle Castor in Silverplate Frame

- Etched Glass Castor Set in Silverplate Frame

- Victorian Cased Glass Basket with Mica Flecks

- EAPG Frosted Lion Creamer, Sugar with Lid, and Spooner

- EAPG Westward Ho Compote

- Large HP Decorated Blue Carnival Glass Water Set, Pitcher and Tumblers

- Fenton Cranberry Opalescent Coin Spot Hat

- Fenton Glass

- Cased Glass

- Art Glass Tumblers

- Huge Etched Glass Show Globe Dispenser with Metal Spicket

- Large Glass Apothecary / Candy Store or Drug Store Jars

- Heavy Embossed F.R. Rice Mercantile Cigar Co, St Louis Huge Oversized Pattern Glass Store Cigar/Tobacco Jar – Nice

- Large Etched/Cut Glass Carafe

- ABP Cut Glass Water Carafe

- Huge Cut Glass Punch Bowl with Base

- Huge Cut Glass Punch Set

- ABP Cut Glass Low Bowls

- Cut Glass Vases

- Rare Rubina Glass EAPG Michigan Water Set

- Rare Rubina Glass EAPG Michigan Berry Bowl Set

- Rare Rubina Glass EAPG Michigan Cruet

- EAPG Michigan Creamer, Sugar, Spooner, and Round Butter Dish

- EAPG Michigan Ruby Flash Berry Bowl Set

- Rare Art Pottery

- Roseville Teasel Vase

- Roseville Baneda Green Tall Open Handle Vase, Rare

- Weller Huge Jardiniere and Pedestal with Molded Bathing Ladies, Lions Heads

- Weller Coppertone Figural Frog Lawn Sprinkler, Open Mouth, Rare

- Weller Coppertone Frog with Lotus

- Weller Coppertone Frog Candle Holder

- Weller Hudson Tall Vase with Flowers, Rare

- Weller Forest Jardiniere

- Weller Decorated Blue Vase with White Flowers

- Over 35+ Rare Weller and Van Briggle Figural Flower Frogs, Incredible!!!

- Weller Muskota Leda and the Swan Large Figural Frog

- Weller Muskota Boy Fishing Large Figural Frog

- Weller Muskota Lady on Rock Large Figural Frog

- Weller Muskota Snapping Turtle Large Figural Frog/Piece

- Weller Muskota Swan Frog

- Weller Muskota Tall Crane Frog

- Weller Muskota Turtles Frogs

- Weller Muskota Crab Frog

- Weller Muskota Lobster Frog

- Weller Muskota Starfish

- Weller Large Kingfisher Figural Frogs

- Weller Baldwin Electric Bedroom Lamp

- Stangl Pottery Birds

- Collection of Art Déco Figural Ceramic Lady Frogs, Dancing Lady Frogs

- Art Deco Figural Frog with Top Hat Frogs

- Huge Old Capodimonte Rooster Statue

- Collection of Over 100+ Hummel Figurines

- Many Different Types of Hummel Figurines

- Hummel Figurine Dealer Sign

- Large Set of 1974 Royal Doulton “Ainsdale” China, Like New with Papers

- Several Nice Lladro Figurines

- Lladro Large Figurines

- Lladro Angel Figurines

- Lladro Girl Figurines

- Lladro Polar Bears Figure

- Lladro Dillards Dealer Sign

- Royal Bayreuth Vases

- Royal Bayreuth Candle Holders

- Royal Bayreuth Tall Open Handle Vase with Smoking Man

- Royal Bayreuth Tapestry Vase with Roses

- Nice Nippon Porcelain

- Nippon HP Chocolate Set with Acorn Nuts, Gold Accents

- Nippon Huge Centerpiece Bowl or Punch Bowl with Heavy Roses and Gold

- Nippon Huge Tankard with Heavy Roses and Gold (Hairline)

- Nippon HP Berry Bowl Set, Master and Smaller Bowls, Swans in Moonlight

- Nippon HP Nut Bowl Set, Master and Smaller Bowls, Swans in Moonlight

- Nippon HP Oblong Open Handle Bowl, Roses and Gold

- Nippon HP Straining Berry Bowl and Underplate, Cobalt and Roses, Damaged

- Nippon Electric Table Lamp with Brass Accents

- Other Nippon Items

- Dresden China Tall Electric Table Lamp with Bone China Flowers

- Dresden China Bedroom Lamp

- Dresden Lace Ballerina/Lady Figurines

- RS Prussia China

- RS Prussia 14in HP Tankard with Roses, Point and Clover Mold

- RS Prussia Cake Plate, Carnation Mold, Blue Theme with Roses

- RS Prussia Small Size Chocolate Pot w/ HP Flowers

- RS Prussia Covered Cracker Jar or Tea Caddy, Similar to Morning Glory Mold

- RS Prussia Cake Plate, Stippled Floral Mold

- RS Prussia Hidden Image Pitcher w/ HP Flowers

- RS Prussia 3pc Tea Set, Tea Pot Creamer and Sugar, Unusual Leaf Base Mold

- RS Prussia Large Bowl with Roses, Lily Mold

- RS Prussia Bowls

- RS Prussia Toothpick

- Rare RS Prussia

- RS Prussia Creamer and Sugar

- HP Portrait Open Handle Cake Plate

- Royal Vienna Beehive Scenic Portrait Vase, Heavy Gold, Rosenthal Blank, 1903

- Large JP Limoges HP Lemonade Pitcher with Blackberries

- Large Haviland Limoges Type HP Centerpiece Bowl with Swan Handles

- English W.R.S. & Co Blue and White Porcelain Tea Set

- Flow Blue Plates

- Flow Blue Pitcher and Undertray

- Flow Blue Covered Casserole with Lid, Burslem “Branton”

- Wedgwood Jasperware

- Wedgwood Dishes

- Wedgwood Crystal

- Nice Selection of Waterford Crystal

- Waterford Crystal Vases

- Waterford Crystal Covered Dish

- Waterford Crystal Pitcher

- Waterford Crystal Large Centerpiece Bowl

- Waterford Crystal Stemware Set

- Waterford Millenium Collection Toasting Glasses in Box

- Waterford Crystal Eggs

- Waterford, Baccarat and Orrefors Crystal Rabbit Figures

- Orrefors Crystal Bowls

- Val St Lambert Crystal Stemware

- Robert Eickholt Art Glass Egg Paperweight, 1984

- Robert Eickholt Art Glass Egg Paperweight, 1986

- Robert Eickholt Art Glass King Tut Paperweight, 1980

- Neiman Marcus Large Lead Crystal Purse with Silverplate Lid/Clasp

- Huge Lead Crystal Covered Storage Jar/ Punch Jar with Slot for Ladle

- Waterford Crystal Christmas Ornament Collection – Many in Boxes

- Swarovski Crystal Christmas Ornament Collection – Many in Boxes

- Rogers Ruby Red Glass and Silverplate Snare Drum Ice Bucket, Neat

- TONS of Name Brand Holiday Christmas Decorations

- Name Brand Holiday Collectibles and Miniatures Sold by Dillards – Many New

- Rare Collection of Donna Petersen Wee Forest Folk Mouse Figurines

- Jim Shore Heartwood Creek Decorative Statues with Boxes

- Sebastian Miniatures

- Thomas Kincade Winter Cottages

- Dept 56 Dickens Village Lighted Christmas Cottages, Many with Boxes

- Lynn Haney Collection Large Santa Claus Figures

- Quality Holiday Santa Claus Figures

- Wood Nutcracker Statues, Many Steinbach, Many with Boxes

- Large Amount of Vintage Christmas Items

- Vintage Christmas Decorations

- New in Box Holiday and Christmas Decorations

- Nice Name Brand Household and Kitchen Items, Many New in Box

- Waring Professional Drink Mixer

- Keurig K-Express Essentials Single Serve Coffee Maker in Box

- West Bend 30 Cup Coffee Maker in Box

- Calphalon Chef’s Casserole 4qt Gift Set in Box

- Calphalon 5pc Pan Set in Box

- Calphalon 3pc Pizza Pan Set in Box

- West Bend Bread Slicer

- West Bend Electric Pizza Maker

- Oster Carousel Rotisserie

- Cuisinart Frozen Yogurt, Ice Cream and Sorbet Maker in Box

- Panasonic Rice Cooker / Warmer with Steamer in Box

- Kitchen Living Iced Serving Bowl in Box

- One Minute Grill Express in Box

- Rival Chrome Electric Meat Slicer

- Bella Triple Slow Cooker Buffet and Serve in Box

- Copper Chef Microwave Grill in Box

- Summer 3 Gallon Beverage Dispenser in Box

- Weight Watchers Scales in Box

- Vornado Humidifier in Box

- Sheffield 11pc Punch Bowl Set in Box




Special Note: There will also be several pieces of damaged pottery in need of repair, or repaired pottery, from Laveigh’s work room downstairs that is NOT listed above, including Damaged Old Sleepy Eye Pitchers, Several Pcs of Damaged Roseville Pottery, and a Repaired 1914 Rookwood Vellum Scenic Vase with Trees by Sally Cogne. These damaged or repaired items will be displayed in a separate area in the back of the room to keep them separate from the Main Personal Collection. Don’t miss this Fanastic Sale for Two Well-Known Families!!!



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