NEW YORK – An 8-foot-tall fountain was one of top sellers at Capo Auction Fine Art and Antiques’ sale June 24, along with select pieces of antique furniture. The fountain, by Benedetto Robazza (Italian, b. 1934), depicts two horses splashing in the sea. Composed of plaster and having green and blue weathered patina, the mid-20th century work sold for $3,300. Absentee and Internet live bidding was available through LiveAuctioneers.
Also generating a great deal of bidding online and on the phones were select antique furniture pieces including a stunning pair of English Regency mahogany cabinets (below), circa 1810, which sold for $4,500.
A mahogany Nova Crotch pedestal dining table having a circular top with pie-shape leaves went for $3,000. Two sets of custom table linens came with this table, which came from Agostino Antiques in New York.
A Louis XV-style marble-top painted console in the Neoclassical style, sold for $2,400.
A Davina Romansky sterling silver necklace titled Cascading sold for $2,640. One of only two crafted, the necklace won the prestigious Niche Award (silver category). The other Cascading necklace is in the Burchfield Penney Art Museum’s permanent collection.
Capo also featured a pair of Faberge gold earrings featuring diamond bows between blue guilloche enamel discs and teardrops, which went for $2,040.
An unusual Asprey malachite desk clock, Art Deco style with square dial with Arabic numerals, sold for $1,800.
For details contact Capo Auctions at 718-433-3710.