Moran’s Traditional Collector sale Sept. 23 offers fresh décor  

A Ferdinand Liebermann porcelain sculpture titled ‘Schreck.’ Estimate: $3,500-$4,500. Moran’s image

MONROVIA, Calif. – John Moran Auctioneer’s Traditional Collector auction on Sept. 23 is filled with 295 lots of quality furnishings, décor, art and more for every sophisticated taste. Names synonymous with quality like Tiffany & Co., Reed & Barton, François Linke, Rolls Royce can be found throughout the sale. With all lots and condition reports online, browsing from the comfort of home has never been easier. Bid absentee or live online through LiveAuctioneers.

Standout décor from the world’s leading designers will surely cause a stir. A stunning Ferdinand Liebermann sculpture titled Schreck, a porcelain Pan figure with a scarab (above), is sure to cause a fright and comes in time for Halloween decorating (est. $3,500-$4,500).

A fine Macaw vase by Lalique is a spectacular example from the famed glass company and heads to the block with a $2,000-$3,000 estimate. An impressive Continental punch set is ready for the next party and features an equestrian-themed punch bowl and glasses (est. $2,000-$3,000).

A Continental punch set. Estimate: $2,000-$3,000. Moran’s image

A richly painted KPM plaque of Judith with the head of Holofernes is a wonderful example from the firm and is expected to bring $4,000-$6,000.

Fine furnishings from Europe and Asia are sure to appeal to collectors. An impressive Nicole Freres Swiss music box with gorgeous marquetry case is estimated to bring $20,000-$30,000.

Master cabinetmaker François Linke’s unparalleled skills are on full display in the vitrine cabinet that is certain to bring $12,000-$18,000.

A François Linke vitrine cabinet. Estimate: $12,000-$18,000. Moran’s image

A monumental Sèvres lidded urn with impeccable decoration is expected to sell between $15,000 and $20,000. A lush silk on silk Persian Heriz rug will be a statement-making addition to any home ($4,000-$6,000).

Fine art from Europe abounds at the auction. A beautifully painted still life from Russian/French artist Jean Albert Pougny with its Modernist tilt is estimated at $3,000-$5,000.

Jean Albert Pougny (1892-1956, Russian/French) still life with ‘Le Mi,’ oil on canvas laid to panel with applied newsprint. Estimate: $3,000-$5,000. Moran’s image

An autumn day is the subject of French artist Roger Jourdain’s Dernières feuilles d’Automne ($2,000-$3,000). British artist Heywood Hardy features in the auction with the skillfully rendered Going to the Meet (est. $6,000-$8,000).

Heywood Hardy (1843-1933, British) ‘Going to the Meet,’ oil on canvas. Estimate: $6,000-$8,000. Moran’s image

A graphite scene of figures under trees by German artist Max Liebermann is a wonderful work is estimated at $4,000-$6,000.


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