Showplace Antique & Design Center to hold online auction Dec. 29

Chinese carved white jade screen, 19th century, unmarked, 18 1/4 inches high x 13 3/8 inches wide x 5 1/2 inches deep. Estimate: $13,000-$15,000. Image courtesy of Auctions by Showplace Antique & Design Center.

Chinese carved white jade screen, 19th century, unmarked, 18 1/4 inches high x 13 3/8 inches wide x 5 1/2 inches deep. Estimate: $13,000-$15,000. Image courtesy of Auctions by Showplace Antique & Design Center.

NEW YORK – Auctions by Showplace Antique & Design Center will present a wide variety of fine paintings, drawings, prints, Asian antiques, American and European decorative objects, 20-century design and vintage furniture at its monthly on-line auction on Wednesday, Dec. 29.

LiveAuctioneers will provide Internet live bidding. The 655-lot auction will begin at 1 p.m. Eastern.

A featured lot consists of Chinese Qing cloisonné censers of brass and enamel. Standing about 19 inches high, the censers have Qianlong marks and carry an estimate of $35,000-$40,000.

A 19th-century Chinese carved white jade screen is another highlight. The jade has a finely carved figural scene and rests in a lacquer wood frame that stands 18 1/4 inches high. It bears a $13,000-$15,000 estimate.

Nearly 2,000 years old, a Tang Dynasty gild bronze mirror adorned with semiprecious stones is expected to sell for $12,000-$14,000. The mirror measures 8 inches in diameter.

In furniture an all-original 19th-century Korean chest of zelkova root and mixed woods is expected to sell for $8,000-$9,000.

A pair of mid-century armchairs designed by Finn Juhl and manufactured by France & Son has an estimate of $9,500-$10,500. The teak and leather armchairs retain factory tags that read, “FF France and Son, Denmark.”

Previews are by appointment only. In addition to bidding through LiveAuctioneers, bids may also be placed absentee or by phone. For information contact Martina Paonita at 212-633-6063 or go to Showplace Antique & Design’s website at www.

 

 

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


Large teapot or ewer with gilding and raised and incised embellishment, bronze, 19th century, unmarked, approximately 15 inches high x 14 1/2 inches wide x 5 1/4 deep. Estimate:  $5,000-$6,000. Image courtesy of Auctions by Showplace Antique & Design Center.

Large teapot or ewer with gilding and raised and incised embellishment, bronze, 19th century, unmarked, approximately 15 inches high x 14 1/2 inches wide x 5 1/4 deep. Estimate: $5,000-$6,000. Image courtesy of Auctions by Showplace Antique & Design Center.

Pair of cloisonné covered censers, enamel and brass, China, Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), Qianlong mark on bottom, one of two, about 19 inches high. Estimate: $35,000-$40,000. Image courtesy of Auctions by Showplace Antique & Design Center.

Pair of cloisonné covered censers, enamel and brass, China, Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), Qianlong mark on bottom, one of two, about 19 inches high. Estimate: $35,000-$40,000. Image courtesy of Auctions by Showplace Antique & Design Center.

French onyx mantel clock, circa 1890, marked ‘Francois / Fiacre Clement Paris’ on the interior, 24 1/2 inches high, x 21 1/8 inches wide x 8 3/4 deep. Estimate: $20,000-$25,000. Image courtesy of Auctions by Showplace Antique & Design Center.

French onyx mantel clock, circa 1890, marked ‘Francois / Fiacre Clement Paris’ on the interior, 24 1/2 inches high, x 21 1/8 inches wide x 8 3/4 deep. Estimate: $20,000-$25,000. Image courtesy of Auctions by Showplace Antique & Design Center.

Chinese Tang Dynasty gilt bronze mirror with semiprecious stones, unmarked, 8 inches diameter. Estimate:  $12,000-$14,000. Image courtesy of Auctions by Showplace Antique & Design Center.

Chinese Tang Dynasty gilt bronze mirror with semiprecious stones, unmarked, 8 inches diameter. Estimate: $12,000-$14,000. Image courtesy of Auctions by Showplace Antique & Design Center.