CUMMING, Ga. – Four Seasons Auction Gallery will pop open the new year by selling the living estate of Dr. and Mrs. William D. Stone on Jan. 3 beginning at 2 p.m. Eastern. Live Auctioneers will provide Internet live bidding.
Dr. Stone was the president of the Atlanta Civil War Round Table from 1987-1988 and a member since 1949, noted Steve White of Four Seasons.
The sale will also include items from a fine Athens, Ga., home and several consignors.
Heading the list of highlights is a forest landscape by Anthony Thieme (1888-1954) of the Rockport, Mass., school of regional painters. In a gilt frame, the 20- by 28-inch oil on canvas painting has a $10,000-$20,000 estimate.
A moonlit landscape by 17th-century painter Aeert van der Neer has a $7,000-$12,000 estimate.
A rare Sheffield silver Napoleon III biscuit box topped with a Sevres plate has a $2,000-$4,000 estimate. The box was purchased from the Ida Lee Orr estate of Boston. It originally was a wedding present from her father, Adriene O’Keefe, owner of O’Keefe Box Car Co.
From the late 1800s is a malachite and bronze griffins étagère standing 78 inches high. This stylish piece with detailed bronze mounts and a beveled mirror has a $6,000-$8,000 estimate.
Newer items include a 2003 Harley Davidson Fat Boy motorcycle loaded with accessories and chrome, and having run only 5,000 miles, which has a $10,000-$12,000 estimate. Another late model is a Falcone baby grand piano in a burl case and outfitted with a remote disc player, which has an $8,000-$12,000 estimate.
“We’re getting a good response from Live Auctioneers from across the country and around the world,” said White. “It’s New Year’s and everyone is excited about getting off to a good start.”
For details phone 404-876-1048.
To view the fully illustrated catalog and sign up to bid absentee or live via the Internet during the sale at www.LiveAuctioneers.com.
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