Michaan’s Feb. 7 sale loaded with fine estate items
A diamond, ruby and silver heart vinaigrette pendant from the 18th century will highlight the jewelry selection, which opens the auction at noon Pacific. It features a pear-shaped rose-cut diamond measuring approximately 10mm by 6mm. The pendant, which measures approximately 2 inches by 1 1/2 inches, has a $4,500-$5,500 estimate.
An Edwardian diamond, platinum, 18k white-gold ring has an $800-$1,200 estimate.
Hermann Ottomar Herzog (German, 1832-1932) is represented in the sale by an oil on canvas painting of cows grazing in wooded landscape. The 23- by 19-inch signed work has $6,000-$8,000 estimate. A work by Marc Chagall will also be available.
A marked “800” standard silver Italian tea and coffee service made and retailed during the 20th century by U. Bellini, Florence, is expected to sell for $2,000-$2,500. The set totals 104 troy ounces.
An Art Nouveau enamel silver cigarette case en plein, after Alphonse Mucha’s 1898 Job poster, is estimated at $1,000-$1,500.
Asian works include a 47-inch-tall polychrome figure of Guanyin on a lotus blossom base. The carved figure is from the Ming Dynasty (1368-1643) It has a $2,000-$3,000 estimate.
A Chinese inside painted glass snuff bottle, late Qing Dynasty, signed Zhou Le Yuan, has a $800-$1,200 estimate. A fine Chinese Famille Rose vase, signed by Wang Kun, from the Republic Period (1877-1946) is estimated at $1,000-$2,000.
Furniture includes a late 19th-century Louis XV-style rosewood marquetry secretaire a abattant having a marble top and gilt bronze mounts. It carries at $1,500-$2,000 estimate.
A ladies Rolex, Cellini, 18K yellow-gold wristwatch has a $2,000-$3,000 estimate.
The auction will be conducted at Michaan’s gallery at 2751 Todd St. in Alameda.
For details call 510-740-0220.
To view the fully illustrated catalog and sign up to bid absentee or live via the Internet during the sale at www.LiveAuctioneers.com.
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