HALLANDALE, Fla. – Great estates have provided fine antiques from around the world for Antique Place’s online auction July 5. Bronze and ivory figures, KPM painted plaques, art glass and sterling silver make up many of the 234 lots to be sold beginning at 2 p.m. Eastern. LiveAuctioneers.com will provide Internet live bidding.
Among the the top items is a bronze and carved ivory Art Nouveau figure of a woman by French artist Henry Fugere (1872-1944). The 12 1/2-inch beauty is signed “FUGERE” and numbered “1540” in the bronze. On a white onyx base the figure stands 16 1/2 inches tall. It carries a $30,000-$40,000 estimate.
Also from France, a signed “G. Argy Rousseau” vase, 9 3/4 inches high and made circa 1920, is a scarce and desirable work of art glass. It has a $12,000-$18,000 estimate.
The prolific Demetre Chiparus (Russian, 1886-1947) is represented by a metal figure of a seminude woman reclining with a champagne glass. Covered in a greenish patina, the 28-inch-long figure is displayed on a marble base. It too has a $12,000-$18,000 estimate.
Sonny Boy is a cold painted bronze and ivory carved figure that is a mate to Hoop Girl. The pair was created by Fritz Ferdinand Preiss (German, 1882-1943). The boy measures 8 3/8 inches tall with its black marble vase. The girl is also 8 3/8 inches overall. Each is signed “F. Preiss” on their bases. The pair is expected to sell for $10,000-15,000.
A 9 1/2-inch Rene Lalique Ronces vase in cased yellow glass is expected to bring, $6,000-$8,000.
Previews will be held through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Antique Place, 201 Ansin Blvd., in Hallandale.
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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