Art, antiques offered online only at Luis Porretta sale July 30

Signed Thomas Francois Cartier 19-inch bronze panther. Luis Porretta Fine Arts image.

Signed Thomas Francois Cartier 19-inch bronze panther. Luis Porretta Fine Arts image.

NANAIMO, Canada – Luis Porretta Fine Arts will conduct their first online only auction, taking place on July 30. LiveAuctioneers.com will provide Internet live bidding. The auction will begin at 12:30 p.m. PDT.

Among the 300 lots on offer are an eclectic mix of art from Salvador Dali and Thomas Cartier to Norval Morrisseau and Jean de Bologna, numerous ivory carvings, 17th century Chinese porcelain, a pair of 18th century Irish pine carved Corinthian pillars, a pair of Kavanagh of Dublin traveling pistols and jewelry by Chanel.

“We are selling a selection of high quality paintings, ivory, Oriental pottery, Georgian and Victorian glass, bronze sculptures and other interesting and rare articles,” notes Porretta.

For details phone 250-760-0501 or email lporretta@shaw.ca.

View the fully illustrated catalog and register to bid absentee or live via the Internet as the sale is taking place by logging on to www.LiveAuctioneers.com.


ADDITIONAL LOTS OF NOTE


Signed Thomas Francois Cartier 19-inch bronze panther. Luis Porretta Fine Arts image.

Signed Thomas Francois Cartier 19-inch bronze panther. Luis Porretta Fine Arts image.

Pair of traveling pistols by Kavanagh, Dublin, circa 1840. Luis Porretta Fine Arts image.

Pair of traveling pistols by Kavanagh, Dublin, circa 1840. Luis Porretta Fine Arts image.

Art Deco bronze and ivory figurine by Bailly, circa 1920. Luis Porretta Fine Arts image.

Art Deco bronze and ivory figurine by Bailly, circa 1920. Luis Porretta Fine Arts image.

Beautiful Chinese ivory carved dragon casket, circa 1890. Luis Porretta Fine Arts image.

Beautiful Chinese ivory carved dragon casket, circa 1890. Luis Porretta Fine Arts image.

Rare Nuristan pre-Islamic 7-foot-high ancestral pole, circa. 1860. Luis Porretta Fine Arts image.

Rare Nuristan pre-Islamic 7-foot-high ancestral pole, circa. 1860. Luis Porretta Fine Arts image.

Nine-karat gold cigarette case by Fergenbaum & Sons. Luis Porretta Fine Arts image.

Nine-karat gold cigarette case by Fergenbaum & Sons. Luis Porretta Fine Arts image.