Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
Scotts Valley, CA, United States
DoneSun, Dec 16, 2018 7:00 PM GMT
Chinese Antiques & Estate Jewelry Auction
SCOTTS VALLEY, CALIF. - On Sunday, December 16th, Robert Slawinski Auctioneers will host an Asian Antiques and Estate Jewelry Auction, offering more than 450 lots. Pieces include various early antiques from a San Francisco gold rush era family estate, and Chinese silver bells, charms, and pierced jade from the Sutton Estate. The auction will begin at 11 am (PST) at 1500 Green Hills Road, Suite 100. This auction will feature a great selection of early Chinese furniture, including a pair of cabinets adorned with jade carvings, a pair of chairs with hardstone inserts, a cabinet set featuring carved dragons, and more. Star lots include an early bronze censer bearing a Ming dynasty stamp, a Chinese jade bowl with an Imperial Qianlong mark, and Qing dynasty white jade, including a carved Buddha and a carved bowl, measuring four inches in length. Also featured is a unique pair of cloisonné and porcelain vases with a crane motif, measuring 19 inches in height. Other fine cloisonné pieces include a pair of Chinese censers, measuring 35 inches in height, an early Chinese Buddha figure, as well as pairs of vases, jardinières, horse figures, and more. Two finely carved lapis pieces will be offered, as well as a vintage Persian woven carpet adorned with precious jewels. Select lots from the San Francisco estate include a pair of Qing Dynasty famille rose elephants and a pair of Tang Dynasty figures, as well as a collection of snuff bottles. Amongst the unique selection of estate jewelry to be offered include a Kingman turquoise 14kt gold bangle by Bruce McKay, a 23 carat plum star sapphire set in an 18kt gold ring, and a men?s Omega 14kt gold wristwatch with a diamond face. An art deco sapphire and diamond pendant will be offered, as well as other fine vintage pieces. A special offering in this auction is the black 1960 Mercedes Benz 220S, registered in the state of California. This single owner vintage coupe has service records dating back to 1963.