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Alameda, CA, United States
DoneSun, Dec 7, 2014 6:00 PM GMT

Estate Auction

A December 7th auction specialty presentation is found in over 20 lots of fine antique firearms from the estate of Herbert Penn, with estimates ranging from $250 to $5,000. Auction property also includes lavish jewelry and excellent paintwork examples from the Asian, Fine Art and Decorative Art categories. The Jewelry Department often features a variety of quality stones and certified jadeite jade. Select Asian works of art have also been chosen for Michaan's monthly sales, with fine jade carvings, porcelains and scrolls often seen at auction. Commonly held among Fine Art offerings are paintings and sculpture. The Furniture & Decorative Arts section regularly includes period decor and furniture. Highlights for the month of December are found in opulent multi-gemstone bombe form star mounted earrings, an Asian famille rose garden stool, Harry Curieux Adamson's oil painting of American mallards in "Pintails" and a masterfully painted Royal Vienna porcelain plaque depicting Ruth in the Cornfield. In addition, Michaan's Coin & Stamp Department will hold rare Imperial Russian and Soviet Union postal ephemera in 5 premiere lots.