Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
Asheville, NC, United States
DoneSat, Mar 12, 2011 2:00 PM GMT
Brunk Auctions March 12, 2011 Sale
Extensive collection of Asian, European, Persian, Greek and Middle Eastern textiles, tapestries, and rugs; Chinese ceramics, textiles, bronzes, jade; Tiffany silver, American coin silver, British silver including tea sets, goblets, nutmeg graters, pitchers, and flatware; Gold, diamond, sapphire, tourmaline, pearl, enamel jewelry including rings, earrings, necklaces, pendants, bracelets and cufflinks; American furniture featuring important deaccessions from southern institutions and the Babbitt-Bullock family of Providence, Rhode Island; British Chippendale, Queen Anne, William & Mary, Georgian furniture and tall case clocks; Whimsical Carousel Tiger, Giraffe statues, Steiff donkey, Monkey automaton, Mackenzie-Childs furniture; Important documents including Frank Lloyd Wright original drawings, Ernest Hemingway, Ezra Pound, and Black Mountain College artist colony archives; Early maps, Civil War prints, and 19th century exploration folios; Artwork including Old Master, Italian, Dutch, French, and Flemish school pieces, works by Hutty, Mazzanovich, Audubon, Wyeth, Boddington, Hurlstone, Hayter, and many more fine items.