Jeffrey Evans to sell robust collections of art, antiques Oct. 13-14

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Chinese export porcelain garden seats with likely merchant’s marks on bases, from a fine selection of Chinese porcelain and Asian decorative arts to be offered in the Saturday session. Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates image


MT. CRAWFORD, Va. – Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates will conduct its biannual Fine & Decorative Arts Auction on Oct. 13 and 14. The two-day event includes fresh-to-the-market consignments from estates and private collections in Virginia, North Carolina, Maryland, Tennessee, Pennsylvania, Ohio, New York, Oregon and Florida, as well as material deaccessioned by a Virginia institution to benefit the collections acquisitions funds. Containing a diverse range of rare and desirable material, the large sale promises to be a noteworthy event. Absentee and Internet bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.

Session I, beginning at 9:30 a.m. Eastern on Friday, Oct. 13, will feature an excellent selection of American, English, and Continental art glass, including a large collection of Steuben from the Thomas P. Dimitroff Collection of Corning, N.Y.; the American and European art glass collection of Judith and Stephen MacArthur of Rockville, Md.; select miniature and other lighting from the collection of Karen and the late Frank McWright of Bethel, Conn.; and a selection of studio glass including examples by Ercole Barovier, Fulvio Bianconi and Charles Lotton.


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Fine Burmese decorated vase, possibly Mount Washington, from an extensive selection of art glass to be offered in the Friday session. Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates image


Session II, beginning at 9:30 a.m. Eastern on Saturday, Oct. 14, will include period furniture; paintings, prints, and statuary; Asian art, ceramics, and accessories; a large collection of 18th- and 19th-century clocks and timepieces;18th- and 19th-century ceramics including excellent examples of English and Continental majolica; a fine selection of Nippon porcelain from the Dick and Mary Ellen Bittner collection of Thurmont, Md.; fine silver and jewelry; part 2 of the George and Patricia Arden collection of 18th- and 19th-century European cut glass including a large selection of decanters; and a fine selection of American cut glass.


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Victor Rousseau (French, 1856-1954) bronze sculpture, 27in high, from a good selection of fine art to be offered in the Saturday session. Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates image


“We are very excited to bring such a strong group of fresh material to the market for this auction, all of which will sell unreserved,” said company president Jeffrey S. Evans. “Our offerings are robust across several categories and provide numerous unique buying opportunities for collectors of all levels.”


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The Saturday session will open with a fine selection of estate jewelry, including these items. Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates image


For further information, contact Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates at or 504-434-3939.