Pair of Meissen porcelain urns, each with a pair of snake-form handles. Sold for $7,800. Capo Auction image

Meissen urns among top sellers at Capo holiday auction Dec. 13

Pair of Meissen porcelain urns, each with a pair of snake-form handles. Sold for $7,800. Capo Auction image

Pair of Meissen porcelain urns, each with a pair of snake-form handles. Sold for $7,800. Capo Auction image

NEW YORK – New York’s Capo Auction Fine Art and Antiques recently conducted their holiday auction on Dec. 13 with numerous highlights throughout the sale in furniture, decorative items, fine art and jewelry. Getting much presale attention in the furniture arena, was a Chippendale-style mahogany chest of drawers.

The crowded auction house was packed with their regular customers, dealers and collectors from around New York and in town for the holidays, while much of the bidding came online and on the phones. LiveAuctioneers.com facilitated Internet live bidding.

The Chippendale-style chest, with a serpentine-fronted top over four drawers, 33 inches high, 47 inches wide and 24 inches deep, sold for $10,800, while a Continental marquetry bombe commode with a serpentine-fronted top over three drawers and a decoration of figures on horseback, sold for $4,200. It measured 34 inches high, 33 inches wide and 15 inches deep.

In other areas, a beautiful pair of Meissen porcelain urns, each with a pair of snake-form handles and classical scene decoration on a cobalt ground, height 15 1/2 inches, sold for $7,800, and an unusual Mughal filigree pendant necklace composed of eight pendants set with flat cut diamonds, emeralds, tourmaline, sapphires and rubies on a 23K gold chain, 68.70 grams, sold for $6,000.

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ADDITIONAL LOTS OF NOTE


Pair of Meissen porcelain urns, each with a pair of snake-form handles. Sold for $7,800. Capo Auction image

Pair of Meissen porcelain urns, each with a pair of snake-form handles. Sold for $7,800. Capo Auction image

Chippendale-style mahogany chest of drawers, with a serpentine-fronted top over four drawers. Sold for $10,800. Capo Auction image

Chippendale-style mahogany chest of drawers, with a serpentine-fronted top over four drawers. Sold for $10,800. Capo Auction image

Continental marquetry bombe commode, with a serpentine-fronted top over three drawers. Sold for $4,200. Capo Auction image

Continental marquetry bombe commode, with a serpentine-fronted top over three drawers. Sold for $4,200. Capo Auction image

Mughal filigree pendant necklace composed of eight pendants set with flat cut diamonds, emeralds, tourmaline, sapphires and rubies. Sold for $6,000. Capo Auction image

Mughal filigree pendant necklace composed of eight pendants set with flat cut diamonds, emeralds, tourmaline, sapphires and rubies. Sold for $6,000. Capo Auction image