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 email@example.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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