Myers to present major Americana auction Feb. 19

Federal 1822 walnut Daniel Oyster tall-case clock, Pennsylvania, moon phase dial. Estimate: $2,000-$4,000. Image courtesy Myers’ Antiques Auction Gallery.

Federal 1822 walnut Daniel Oyster tall-case clock, Pennsylvania, moon phase dial. Estimate: $2,000-$4,000. Image courtesy Myers’ Antiques Auction Gallery.

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – Myers’ Winter Americana auction, held once every two years, presents fresh from New England, New York and Florida estates an excellent selection of 18th and 19th century furnishings. This year’s sale will be on Feb. 19. Among the over 100 pieces of period American furniture, Myers will offer important furniture with provenance from Wayne Pratt, Christie’s and other major Americana specialists.

LiveAuctioneers.com will provide Internet live bidding for the 500-lot auction, which starts at noon Eastern.

Over 400 American decorative arts and antiques will be offered including a broad selection of fresh-to-the-market American paintings, folk art, samplers, quilts, toys, stoneware, Native American Indian art, bronzes, silver, weapons, nautical, whaling items, Nantucket baskets, textiles, more than 25 antique estate Oriental rugs, and assorted oddities ranging from historical Women Suffrage Movement items to signed Babe Ruth baseballs, and panoramic “Views of North America” Zuber scenic wallpaper. The auction catalog with detailed descriptions and multiple images for each item, is posted on LiveAuctioneers.com.

Preview hours are Saturday, Feb. 18th, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, Feb. 19, from 10 a.m. to the start of the sale. Early preview is available by appointment. Absentee, telephone and online bidding via LiveAuctioneers.com are offered.

Myers Auction Gallery is located at 1600 Fourth St. North. Call 727-823-3249 email auctions@myersfineart.com. Visit Myers online at www.myersfineart.com for full catalog and further information.

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.


ADDITIONAL LOTS OF NOTE


Federal 1822 walnut Daniel Oyster tall-case clock, Pennsylvania, moon phase dial. Estimate: $2,000-$4,000. Image courtesy Myers’ Antiques Auction Gallery.

Federal 1822 walnut Daniel Oyster tall-case clock, Pennsylvania, moon phase dial. Estimate: $2,000-$4,000. Image courtesy Myers’ Antiques Auction Gallery.

Chippendale 1790 mahogany oxbow ogee chest. Estimate: $3,000-$5,000. Image courtesy Myers’ Antiques Auction Gallery.

Chippendale 1790 mahogany oxbow ogee chest. Estimate: $3,000-$5,000. Image courtesy Myers’ Antiques Auction Gallery.

Early portrait of a young boy (American 19th century), oil on canvas. Estimate: $2,000-$3,000. Image courtesy Myers’ Antiques Auction Gallery.

Early portrait of a young boy (American 19th century), oil on canvas. Estimate: $2,000-$3,000. Image courtesy Myers’ Antiques Auction Gallery.

Rare 1816 Federal Mahogany inlaid tambour desk, possibly Connecticut River Valley. Estimate: $15,000-$25,000. Image courtesy Myers’ Antiques Auction Gallery.

Rare 1816 Federal Mahogany inlaid tambour desk, possibly Connecticut River Valley. Estimate: $15,000-$25,000. Image courtesy Myers’ Antiques Auction Gallery.

Zuber scenic wallpaper 'Niagara Falls,' one of four scenes from 'Views of North America. Image courtesy Myers’ Antiques Auction Gallery.'

Zuber scenic wallpaper ‘Niagara Falls,’ one of four scenes from ‘Views of North America. Image courtesy Myers’ Antiques Auction Gallery.’