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The auction features a new shipment of European antiques and decorative arts, complementing American antiques, Oriental rugs and jewelry from local family estates.
A beautifully carved Louis XV walnut fireplace screen with a pivoting floral fabric panel, lot 100, is estimated at $500-$1,000. Lot 112, a 19th-century French parquetry bombe chest with marble top and brass ormolu, is estimated at $400-$800.
Lot 138, a Louis XV walnut drop-front secretary, is estimated at $800-$1,600. A Louis XIII settee (Lot 144A) with a walnut frame and needlepoint upholstery, is estimated at $2,500-$3,500. A pair of Louis XIII chairs (Lot 144b) with walnut frame and needlepoint upholstery, is estimated at $2,000-$3,000.
Estate jewelry of note includes Lot 80, a pair of Tiffany & Co.18K yellow gold earrings by Angela Cummings, estimated at $2,500-$3,500 and Lot 89, a pair of 14K white gold diamond dangle earrings, estimated at $1,000-$1,700.
Lot 125 is a Persian Kerman rug, 12 feet 10 inches x 9 feet 10 inches, is estimated at $700-$1,000 and Lot 201, a Pakistan Oushak Rug, 13 feet 10 inches x 9 feet 11 inches, is estimated at $800-$1,200.
Examples of compelling decorative arts include lot 61, a foliate carved giltwood beveled mirror, estimated at $1,000-$1,500. Eight place settings of Golden Clipper china by Spode, Lot 14, is estimated at $1,000-$1,500. Lot 27, an Italian brass Baroque-style mantel clock and candelabra, are estimated at $300-$600. Lot 36, a set of 11 sterling silver goblets, is estimated at $400-700.
Morton Kuehnert will resume its regular Thursday auctions on Thursday, Nov. 18, at 7 p.m. Central.
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ADDITIONAL LOTS OF NOTE