Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
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DoneSat, Jun 8, 2019 5:00 PM GMT
Alameda, CA, USA

June 8 | Gallery Auction

Rare Chinese pottery, such as the exquisite numbered Jun ware narcissus bowl ($200,000-$300,,000), is among the extraordinary auction finds at Michaan's in June. A very special feature is Property from a San Francisco Collection, amassed over decades by a prominent designer and including Asian art, Art Deco furniture and much more. In jewelry the highlights are fine estate diamonds, GIA-certified jade, coral and a Rolex wristwatch ($1,000-$1,500). Paul Klee and Thomas Hart Benton are two of many leading artists featured in works of fine art on paper. The quintessential Paris cityscape ($20,000-$30,000) by Édouard Cortès is among June's paintings. A swirling Chihuly bowl and a sculpture in steel by Mark di Suvero are offered. Fine silver includes a Georg Jensen footed bowl ($2,000-$2,500) with berry and leaf motifs designed by Jensen himself. Estate furniture ranges from the 18th century French commode de tombeau ($6,000-$8,000) to the etched bronze mid-20th century "House of Chan" coffee table by Philip and Kelvin Laverne.