Mid-century modern pieces stand out in Capo auction Sept. 20
NEW YORK – An outstanding selection of mid-century modern furniture will be taking the spotlight at Capo Auction Fine Art and Antiques’ first fall auction on Saturday, Sept. 20, at 11a.m. Eastern. LiveAuctioneers.com will provide Internet live bidding.
Featured along with the mid-century modern pieces, Capo Auction is also offering a stunning Art Deco Patek Philippe platinum pendant watch. This piece has a trapezoid-shape case with 62 round diamonds and three ruby accents. The dial and movement are signed. The dial has diamond chapters and the watch is on a 14K white gold and diamond chain. Its estimated value is $25,000-$30,000.
Already getting much attention is a rare Steinway Model C rosewood parlor grand piano, serial number 2485, made in 1859. This piano is 7 feet 1 inches in length and is the very first parlor grand model manufactured by Steinway in the U.S. Estimated value is $10,000-$15,000. Also noteworthy is a pair of 19th century Russian silver candelabra, imperial warrant, marked 84, Moscow, and marks of Aggey Grigoryevich Svechin. Each has a standing figure supporting four scrolled arms, stands 22 inches and totals 7,320 grams. The estimate is $20,000-$25,000.
Their many mid-century modern offerings include a pair of purple Arne Jacobsen Egg Chairs, Fritz Hansen label, estimated value $2,000-$3,000; a pair of dark red Arne Jacobsen Egg Chairs, Fritz Hansen label, estimate: $2,000-$3,000; a pair of blue Arne Jacobsen Swan Chairs, Fritz Hansen label, estimate: $1,000-$1,500; and a pair of green Arne Jacobsen Swan Chairs, Fritz Hansen label, estimate: $1,000-1,500. All of these chairs were designed in 1958 for the lobby and reception areas in the Royal Hotel in Copenhagen. Another standout in the auction is a rare Edward Wormley table with Tiffany tiles. The rectangular two-tier table is inset with Tiffany Studios glass tiles. It is 23.5 inches high, 29 inches wide and 23 inches deep, and has an estimated value of $2,000-$3,000.
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.
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