Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
Cleveland, OH, United States
DoneThu, Sep 30, 2010 5:00 PM GMT
Fine Furniture and Decorative Arts
Gray's Auctioneers 37th auction features 276 lots with a concentration of English and American furniture produced in the 19th and early 20th centuries. Lots of note include, Lot no. 1, a stunning and rare Gothic Revival Carved Oak Cabinet on Chest. With carved animals and stylized foliage throughout, it features two sets of turned columns and beautifully carved animal motifs on two panel doors. Lot 1 is estimated conservatively at $1,000 to $1,500. Other furniture of particular interest include four finely carved mid-20th century pieces by Fundacao that include Lot no. 15 an Empire Style Rosewood and Gilt Bronze Writing Table, a pair of Louis XVI Style Mahogany Marble-Top and Gilt Bronze Mounted Console Tables. Outstanding among the decorative arts is Lot no. 100, an extraordinary Rococo Revival Bronze Wall Mounted Fountain. A beautiful blue-green patina enhances the stylized dolphin shell and frog motif. It is estimated at $3,000 to $5,000.