DELRAY BEACH, Fla. – A fresh collection of art and antiques, 429 lots in all, will be sold by Bill Hood and Sons Arts and Antiques Auctions’ monthly sale April 27 beginning at 5 p.m. Eastern. LiveAuctioneers will provide Internet live bidding.
Heading the list will be two 19th-century Chinese marble painted screens. The larger consists of eight panels and is 84 inches long by 54 inches high. It contains 48 separate hand-painted scenes covering both sides. It carries a $5,000-$10,000 estimate.
Preliminary bidding has been active on a 7 1/2-inch carved ivory Chinese man holding mythological creature. Estimated at $300-$400, the carved figure had already generated a half dozen bids 24 hours before the auction.
A Chinese carved ivory woman carrying flowers and standing atop an attached stand, 8 1/2 inches high overall, carries a $300-$500 estimate and already 5 preliminary bids.
Also from Asia is a Chinese carved ivory and hard stone collection.
Chris Hood said this month’s auction has a collection of nice bronzes including an Emile Pinedo (French, 1840-1916) 9 3/4-inch patinated figure of a nude standing in front of a cheval mirror. The Art Nouveau bronze is expected to sell for $2,500-$3,500.
Other highlights include many sterling silver items, a KPM plaque, a Tiffany Favrile vase, two Wave Crest boxes, antique and 20th-century porcelains, clocks, lamps and Victorian furniture.
Artwork will include an Orville Bulman (American, 1904-1978) 20- by 22-inch oil on canvas depicting several black figures on a small boat at sea. This dated 1958 work titled M. Renom is dated 1958 and is expected to achieve $15,000-$20,000.
A Jean Dufy (French, 1888-1964) gouache on paper depicting two women at an outdoor café, 19 inches by 24 inches, has an $8,000-$12,000 estimate.
The auction will begin with a selection of Royal Doulton figures.
For details call 561-278-8996.
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