Bowl presented to Confederate officer commands attention at Keystone auction Oct. 29

Chinese Export bowl presented to Confederate Capt. William G. Welch, commander of Gano's Guards, 29th Texas Cavalry. Estimate: $1,500-$3,000. Keystone Auction image

Chinese Export bowl presented to Confederate Capt. William G. Welch, commander of Gano’s Guards, 29th Texas Cavalry. Estimate: $1,500-$3,000. Keystone Auctions image

 

YORK, Pa. – Keystone Auctions LLC will present its quarterly fine antiques and art auction Oct. 29. The auction will begin at 9 a.m. at the Keystone Auction Gallery, with absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.com.

Highlighting this auction of more than 500 lots is a Chinese Export bowl (above) presented to Confederate Capt. William G. Welch, who commanded the Gano’s Guards, 29th Texas Cavalry. This rare Civil War presentation piece is estimated at $1,500-$3,000.

Another unique highlight is a George IV sterling silver loving cup trophy by British silversmiths Rebecca Emes and Edward Barnard, which has an estimated value of $4,000-$8,000.

 

George IV sterling silver loving cup and cover by Rebecca Emes and Edward Barnard, approximately 14 inches high. English hallmarks indicate the trophy was made in 1822. Estimate: $4,000-$8,000. Keystone Auctions image

George IV sterling silver loving cup and cover by Rebecca Emes and Edward Barnard, approximately 14 inches high. English hallmarks indicate the trophy was made in 1822. Estimate: $4,000-$8,000. Keystone Auctions image

 

A signed Tiffany Studios “Swirling Leaf” leaded glass and bronze table lamp (below), circa 1910, has an estimated value of $15,000- $20,000.

 

Tiffany Studios table lamp, Swirling Leaf pattern, circa 1910. Estimate: $15,000- $20,000. Keystone Auctions image

Tiffany Studios table lamp, Swirling Leaf pattern, circa 1910. Estimate: $15,000- $20,000. Keystone Auctions image

 

Other key items to this auction including approximately 15 signed Quezell shades (est. $300-$400 each), signed Tiffany Favrile floriform stem vase (est. $3,000-$4,000) as well as 18th and 19th century furniture, oriental rugs and jewelry.

Keystone Auctions is located in historic downtown York, Pa., directly the street from the First Presbyterian Church where James L. Smith, a signer of the Declaration of Independence, is buried, and a few doors from the York Historical Society Museum.

Keystone Auctions is always seeking quality consignments. For details call 717-755-8954 or 717-850-2113.