SUNRISE, Fla. – Diverse items collected by a Coral Gables couple who had vastly differing tastes but a shared desire for high quality represent the bulk of Hill Auction Gallery’s “Spring into Auction” event March 27. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.
For decades, the husband and wife scoured antique shows, auctions and specialty dealers to acquire the hidden gems.
A selection of items hail from such prominent jewelers as Cartier, Tiffany & Co., H. Stern, and Kurt Wayne to name a few.
Hill Auction Gallery will also offer a medley of beautiful acoustic and electric guitars from Gretsch, Gibson, Lowden and others, some of which were used in the creation and recording of music by the Stephen Palmer Band.
This eclectic collection brings to the market a plethora of unique and exciting pieces from other relevant local collections.
A remarkable assortment of Judaica includes two offerings from the master craftsmen at Swed Workshop and several from Hazorfim.
Another item of interest is a color photo of Marilyn Monroe by Bert Stern weeks before the film star’s untimely death.
An original certificate from Charlotte Horstmann, the legendary Hong Kong antiques dealer, accompanies a Muromachi period Japanese Buddha wood carving, circa 1600.
Additional noteworthy items are an original Josef Albers serigraph, a Franz Bergman bronze, ancient Egyptian bronzes, and numerous paintings, sericels and prints.
This auction of more than 400 lots will begin at 6 p.m. Eastern Time.