Nakashima coffee table sells for $19K at Alderfer Auction

George Nakashima freeform coffee table, Nakashima Studios, New Hope, Pa., figural walnut top with one cutout slab leg and two tapered legs,16in. high x 99in. long x 36in. wide. Price realized $19,200. Alderfer Auctions image

HATFIELD, Pa. – Alderfer Auction showcased its Fine & Decorative Arts & Collector’s Auctions during its three-session event June 5-6. Bucks County’s George Nakashima’s walnut freeform coffee table had international appeal as a bidder from Germany prevailed at $19,200. Absentee and Internet live bidding was available through LiveAuctioneers.

The Fine & Decorative Arts Auction featured collector and muscle cars; diamond, gold and platinum jewelry and timepieces; art glass; silver; Asian arts; French and Austrian bronze collections; works from the estates of Wayne Forbes and Joseph Greenberg; mid-century modern furniture including Knoll, Eames and McCobb; Persian carpets; and tall case and shelf clock collections.

The estate-owned 2017 Ford LFP 727 Mustang GT, painted in Grabber blue, kicked-off the excitement of the Fine & Decorative Arts Auction selling for $39,600.

2017 Ford LFP 727 Mustang GT. Price realized: $39,600. Alderfer Auctions image

The star of the fine jewelry portion of the auction was the GIA certified 3.19 carat solitaire ring set in 14K white gold that sold for $22,800.

Diamond solitaire, 3.19 carats, 14K gold, size 6. Price realized: $22,800. Alderfer Auctions image

Finally, a unique 22-inch-high Chinese carved signed table screen sold for $12,000.

Chinese table screen, hardwood panel carved in relief, 22in.high x 14in. wide. Price realized: $12,000. Alderfer Auction image

Alderfer’s Collector’s Auction on June 5 was equally dynamic. This auction had a number of high selling highlights. A mahogany cellaret on stand sold for $10,800. The jewelry portion of the auction featured a men’s 18K yellow gold Rolex wristwatch, which sold for $7,800. A pair of Queen Anne walnut side chairs graced the furniture listings in the auction and sold for $4,200.

Rolex Oyster Quartz Day-Date Superlative Chronometer. Price realized: $7,800. Alderfer Auction image

There was a fountain by the artist Gary Slater that sold for $3,300. There was much interest in the stunning Chinese bullion-embroidered silk dragon robe that went for $2,700. An oil-on-Masonite painting by Katherine Steele Renninger titled St. Luke Church of Christ, Ottsville, Pa. sold for $2,400. A bronze statue by the famous French sculptor Hippolyte Francois Moreau sold for $1,920.

Chinese bullion-embroidered silk dragon robe, 53in. long. Price realized: $2,700. Alderfer Auction image

For details contact Alderfer Auction at 215-393-3000.