BOCA RATON, Fla. – Carstens Galleries will present its Old Masters, Ivories and Antiques Auction on Thursday, March 14, commencing at 5 p.m. Eastern. LiveAuctioneers.com will provide Internet live bidding.
This event will present a special collection of 18th and 19th century paintings from Clarence Roe, Francis Wheatley, Jean Capeinick, James Burrell Smith, Gertrude Cutts, Ignacio Gil y Sala, Francisco Ribera Gomez, Johan Zoffany, Cornelis Petrus T’Hoen, and oils on canvas from the Hudson River School and the Reynolds School among others.
For collectors of Oriental ivory sculptures, there will be excellent examples of old carvings and some very nice netsukes. Lot 371 is a unique and authentic mammoth tusk carved and signed by the Chinese master with about 70 individual figures of the young celebrating the company of the elders. This lot is a world rarity for its size and quality.
Other offerings among some 300 lots in this auction include a Bruno Zach sculpture, Johan Loetz vases, a Javier Marin sculpture and Famille Rose plates. Also present, a choice selection of old pocket watches and wristwatches by Rolex, Vacheron Constantin, Audemars Piguet and Longines. To complement the auction, offerings of sterling objects, Murano glass, Sevres porcelains and original Limoges hand-painted miniatures will surely be of interest to bidders.
As usual, Carstens Galleries as a service to its bidders, specifies in its catalogs the estimated shipping cost of almost all its lots, and for very heavy or large items, requests information about possible destination of a lot to provide the buyer with correct information and coordination of shipping by Carstens Galleries.
For additional information about any lot in this sale, call Claudio Calderon at Carstens Galleries 561-393-6067 or e-mail the auction company at email@example.com.
View the fully illustrated catalog and sign up to bid absentee or live via the Internet at www.LiveAuctioneers.com.
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