Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
Thomaston, ME, United States
DoneSun, Feb 1, 2009 3:00 PM GMT
Winter Art, Antiques & Coin Auction
HIGHLIGHTS • 130 Lots of Exceptional Fine Art • 80 Lots of Gold and Silver Coins • 40 Lots of 19th and 20th c. American and Continental Furniture • Over 80 lots of Jewelry and Watches • Over 40 Lots of Coin and Sterling Silver • Over 50 Lots of China, Porcelain and Art Pottery • Plus Oriental Carpets, Fur Coats, Fine Glass, Lighting, Time Pieces and so much more Day Two of this first auction of 2009 is highlighted by important 19th and 20th c artwork by, Emilio Grau-Sala, Carl Sprinchorn, and Eugene Edward Speicher Of special note is a collection of 5 etchings by Marc Chagall from ‘The Dead Souls.’ Works by Romain de Tirtoff Erte and Angel Botello are just a few of the magnificent bronze sculptures being offered. Nine exceptional works by Brother Thomas Bezanson and a pair of 17 ½” diameter Mettlach wall plaques highlight the fine array of porcelain and pottery. This auction will include several fine collections of Gold and Silver coins; including an 1867S Liberty Seated silver quarter and a collection of scarce early bank notes. The furniture selection includes a monumental custom canopy bed, and a fine Continental inlaid rosewood corner cabinet. The Jewelry selection is just in time for Valentine’s Day, featuring elegant rings, necklaces, and bracelets with Diamonds, Sapphires, Rubies, and Emeralds. Fine room size carpets, including a Chinese Deco, two Aubussons, Kerman, Caucasian and Kelim will be offered. The Silver section includes bowls, serving pieces, flatware and tea sets by such names as Wallace, Charles Kean, A.F. Rasmussen, and Tiffany & Co.