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Sister Barbara Ann Zeller Online Estate Auction


2:00 pm
Monday, February 17


2:00 pm *
Monday, February 24

* Staggered End & Extended Bidding

4704 Corydon Pike
New Albany, IN 47150

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Open Inspection

  • Thursday, February 20, 10am – 2pm
  • Monday, February 24, 11am – 1pm

Pick Up

  • Tuesday, February 25, 11am – 6pm


Sister Barbara Ann Zeller Estate

Selling online the personal property collection of the Sister Barbara Ann Zeller Estate including art, antique furniture, decorative arts and collectibles, German wood figurines, and a clown collection. Sister Barbara Ann was the Administrator for the Providence Retirement Home in New Albany, Indiana and the leading force behind the Providence Self Sufficiency Ministries and Guerin Woods in Georgetown, Indiana. Her items have been moved to the Grandview Auction Center in Edwardsville just off I-64 Georgetown Exit #118.


Late 1800’s original oil on canvas landscape in original frame attributed to Joseph Krementz, no signature, marked 80 in the lower right-hand corner. Joseph Krementz (1840-1928) was born in Germany coming to the United States in 1851 and lived in New Albany, IN, and Louisville, KY. A member of The Wonderland Way Art Club, Krementz was an accomplished portrait, landscape artist and photographer who exhibited with James L. Russell and Speed Museum. The painting in the opinion of local art authorities Kathy Russell Smith, granddaughter of James L. Russell, and her husband Don Smith is attributed to Krementz.


Haskett mixed media clown painting on a Gulfstream Racing Form, framed 1939 Saturday Evening Post magazine cover, paper cut out clown art in a shadowbox, framed Emmett Kelly Jr. clown print, Chuck Oberstein clown print, Monenet oil on canvas clown painting, framed needlework clown portraits, clown wall hangings, vintage dog wool portraits, clown slate shingle art, and wood mosaic clown portrait.


Globe-Wernicke oak barrister sectional bookcase, oak & mahogany slant top writing desks, Victorian wishbone glove box dresser, (2) Victorian washstands, Duncan Phyfe mahogany china cabinet and server, two-door oak bookcase, oak hat box chest, burled walnut gentleman’s chest, 6-leg accent table, (2) walnut side tables, Victorian stick & ball lamp table, Martha Washington sewing cabinet, Duncan Phyfe table & chairs, (4) wood kitchen chairs, Eastlake round caned bottom chair, and full-size bed with curved footboard.


Sister Barbara 25th Anniversary hand-stitched quilt, original Seiffener Schwibbogen wood candle holder, vintage German clown garland and ornament, Feco Toys German high wire unicycle clown in original box, vintage Austrian pull string clown puppet, pair of trumpet alter vases, decorative wall mirrors, 1800’s wood interior window shutters, retro glassware, depression and carnival glass, flatware and silver chest, silverplate serving dishes, Small World Rhythm quartz wall clock, cypress slab clown wall clock, Cocker Spaniel dog figurines, alabaster table lamps, and more.


(15) Handcrafted wood nutcrackers and incense smokers by Holzkunst Christian Ulbricht, Steinbach and others.


Early 1900’s Schoenhut circus clown with original costume, collection of Emmett Kelly Jr. figurines, music boxes, porcelain, blown glass, paper mache, resin, pewter & china clown figurines, vintage clown juicers, Precious Moments “Somebody Cares” figurine, Pierrot clowns, Red Skelton bust, sterling silver clown necklace and broaches, bells, wind chimes, and more.


Lots will end 30 seconds apart.


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  • If a bid is placed in the last 10 minutes, the lot will remain open for an additional 10 minutes.
  • If any further bidding occurs, the extension timer will reset to 10 minutes.
  • If no further bidding occurs, the lot closes when the timer runs out.


I-64 to Georgetown Edwardsville Exit 118. West 1/4 mile on St. Rd. 62 to left on Corydon Pike. 1/8 mile on left.

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