Luxe offering of antiques July 18 at Carstens Galleries

Carved mammoth tusk. Image courtesy of Carstens Galleries.

Carved mammoth tusk. Image courtesy of Carstens Galleries.

BOCA RATON, Fla. – On Wednesday July 18, South Florida’s Carstens Galleries will make its auction debut on LiveAuctioneers.com with its Magnificent Antiques and Decorations Auction. The sale will begin at 4 p.m. Eastern Time/1 p.m. Pacific Time.

The 300-lot auction includes outstanding items of European, Chinese and Latin-American origin. An especially beautiful piece is the large, carved mammoth tusk. This unique 19th-century work of art, with highly intricate detail in the carving, is expected to make $35,000-$80,000. Bidding will open at $15,000.

Other top lots include original bronzes by Hagenauer , Bruno Zach, Dominique Alonzo and Otto Poertzel. Additionally, there is an outstanding selection of pocket watches that will be offered with low starting prices, and many decorative art treasures. These include Capodimonte, abalone and majolica vases.

The in-gallery preview will be held on Monday, July 16 and Tuesday, July 17 from noon to 5 p.m. For additional information about any item in Carstens Galleries’ July 18 auction, e-mail carstensgalleries@yahoo.com or call 561-212 9413.

View the fully illustrated catalog and sign up to bid absentee or live via the Internet at www.LiveAuctioneers.com.

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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


Carved mammoth tusk. Image courtesy of Carstens Galleries.

Carved mammoth tusk. Image courtesy of Carstens Galleries.

Chiparus Art Deco sculpture. Image courtesy of Carstens Galleries.

 

Chiparus Art Deco sculpture. Image courtesy of Carstens Galleries.

Selection of militaria including historical swords. Image courtesy of Carstens Galleries.

Selection of militaria including historical swords. Image courtesy of Carstens Galleries.

Porcelain centerpiece. Image courtesy of Carstens Galleries.

Porcelain centerpiece. Image courtesy of Carstens Galleries.