LiveAuctioneers bidder wins sale-topping agate urns at Capo Auction

The buyer won these bronze-mounted agate urns for $4,250 by bidding through Capo Auction image


NEW YORK – A pair of bronze mounted agate urns topped Capo Auction Fine Art and Antiques sale Aug. 26 selling to an online bidder through LiveAuctioneers for $4,250.

More decorative arts followed with an urn-shaped gilt bronze-mounted crystal clock and a floral-decorated Asian cabinet selling for $4,200 apiece.

The gilt bronze mounted crystal clock was decorated with a pair of female term figures, together with a pair of matching urns. The clock, which stood 17 ½ inches tall, had many online bidders competing.


Gilt bronze-mounted crystal clock with matching urns. Price realized: $4,200. Capo Auction image


The Asian cabinet featured a rectangular top over two two-door cabinets with stylized floral decoration, above four short drawers, bracket feet.


Asian cabinet. Price realized: $4,200. Capo Auction image


Another leading lot was a large 19th-century Italian gilt wood chandelier having nine scrolled arms, three decorated with a Theban sphinxes. It sold for $3,300.


Italian gilt wood chandelier, 19th century. Price realized: $3,300. Capo Auction image


A pair of Karl Springer single-light lamps, cylindrical in form and having a gun metal finish, sold for $2,400.


Pair of Karl Springer lamps. Price realized: $2,400. Capo Auction image


A Russian silver and enamel letter opener of gilt silver knife with a cobalt blue enamel handle and a blackamoor terminal sold for $1,680. It was marked 88 and “Faberge” in Cyrillic script.


Russian silver and enamel letter opener. Price realized: $1,680. Capo Auction image


In the art arena, Capo Auction featured an after Pablo Picasso L’Attente, Margot (from the Barcelona Suite) offset lithograph, 1966, for $2,520.

For more information contact Capo Auction at 718-433-3710.