Charleston Estate Auctions staging 400-lot holiday sale Dec. 8

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Dominic & Haff sterling silver Aesthetic centerpiece. The body decorated all over with chased and repousse oak leaves and acorns. Measures 10 ½in x8 ½in x 7in. Estimate: $2,500-$3,000. Charleston Estate Auctions image

CHARLESTON, S.C. – Charleston Estate Auctions’ December Holiday Auction is here again. The auction features a wide selection of fine art, antiques, sterling silver, fine and estate jewelry, Lladros, Rookwood pottery, Lalique and sterling ornaments, toy trains and gifts. The online auction will be conducted Dec. 8 beginning at 1 p.m. Bid absentee or live online through LiveAuctioneers.

Fine art includes an Alice Ravenel Huger Smith (1876-1958) original Blue Heron watercolor (below), a Basil Ede Tundra Swan lithograph, a large Paul Dubois bronze Le Courage Militaire, circa 1880, and two Gracie Studio hand-painted wallpaper panels. Monumental sterling silver includes a large Gorham silver basket, a Dominik & Haff sterling aesthetic centerpiece (above), a 19th century Irish potato ring, repousse sterling, American coin silver, a five-piece coffee/tea service, and other sterling and coin silver serving pieces.

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Alice Ravenel Huger Smith (1876-1958) original ‘Blue Heron’ watercolor. Signed by the artist lower right. Image 55.6 x 22.8 cm, in frame under glass measures 16in x 29in x 1in. Estimate: $14,000-$18,000. Charleston Estate Auctions image

From the Estate of Dr. Fraser Wilson of Charleston, S.C., comes a pair of Louis XV alabaster and sterling silver candelabras, a 19th century pair of giltwood mirrored two-light wall sconces, German and Asian porcelain, 50+ pieces of 19th century Canton ware, Japanese woodblocks and several pieces of antique furniture.

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‘Le Courage Militaire,’ circa 1880, cast and patinated bronze, Barbedienne foundry, with a marble base and a French flame mahogany cabinet. Estimate: $2,000-$2,800. Charleston Estate Auctions image

Holiday related items include 70+ Lladros figures including rare and retired patterns; Lalique, Steuben, sterling and Waterford ornaments; and Lionel, Zephyr, Fleischmann and American Flyer trains and accessories.

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Men’s Corum watch, $20 gold coin, 18K gold case, quartz movement, circa 1990s, 36 mm case, 1904 $20 Liberty gold coin minted in Philadelphia, reeded rim, diamond-set crown, Corum gold buckle #399759. Estimate: $3,500-$5,000. Charleston Estate Auctions image

The porcelain selection features several Dresden Figural lamps, centerpieces and urns on pedestals; a Meiselman Italian majolica urn; a pair of Jacob Petit Old Paris urns; as well as Chinese porcelain jars.

For details contact Charleston Estate Auctions at or 843-817-6552