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Patek Philippe watch tops gift ideas at Capo sale Nov. 18

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Patek Philippe platinum and diamond watch, platinum case, white dial with Roman quarter hours, diamond bezel. Estimate: $15,000-$20,000. Capo Auction image

NEW YORK – An wide selection of contemporary art, fine jewelry, furniture and decorative items will all be a part of Capo Auction Fine Art and Antiques’ upcoming mid-fall auction on Saturday, Nov. 18. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.

Some of the unique items being featured are a dazzling women’s Patek Philippe platinum and diamond watch (above), which has an estimated value of $15,000-$20,000, along with a Remy and Rene Veenhuizen Accidental Carpet, a unique artisan-made carpet (below) from recycled 1950s wool blankets, designed by Tejo Remy & Rene Veenhuizen in 2007 (est. $4,000-$6,000).

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Unique artisan-made carpet from recycled 1950s wool blankets, designed by Tejo Remy & Rene Veenhuizen in 2007, in collaboration with Dutch textile artist Tanja Smeets. 8 feet x 10 feet. Estimate: $4,000-$6,000. Capo Auction image.

A varied selection of both antique and modern furniture will be offered at Capo Auction this month, including a pair of Chinese hardwood armchairs (est. $12,000-$15,000), and a Fjords Alfa 520 Ergonomic chair and ottoman in green leather upholstery ($500-$700).

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Pair of Chinese hardwood armchairs, each with open back and arms. Estimate: $12,000-$15,000. Capo Auction image

In the contemporary/modern art arena is a Zee Haag (American, 20th century) 70-inch-tall abstract geometric sculpture of steel with rock crystal/quartz lighted portion on top, which weighs approximately 500 pounds (est. $3,000-$5,000); a Mario Carmelo Ubaldi (American 1912-1993) bronze figure of a woman, 1939 (est. $2,000-$3,000), a Saul Steinberg (Italian/American, 1914 – 1999) watercolor and ink on paper titled Captain, 1951,(est. $3,000-$5,000); and a Sergio Aragones (American, b. 1937) – original comic strip, ink on paper, A Mad Look at Super Heroes from Mad Magazine no.177, 1975 (est. value $ 2,000-$3,000).

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Mario Carmelo Ubaldi (American 1912-1993) bronze, 1939. Estimate: $2,000-$3,000). Capo Auction image

Decorative items this month will include a Tommi Parzinger Dorlyn Silversmiths three-piece garniture candelabra (est. $8,000-$1,200) and a Russian Caucasian sword / shashka (est. $1,800-$2,200), while Asian pieces include a 27-inch-tall Dung Ja wood figure of a boy attendant, Joseon dynasty (est. $300-$500) and two Chinese blue and white porcelain bulb vases, 19th century, (est. $400-$600).

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Tommi Parzinger Dorlyn Silversmiths, three-piece garniture three three-light candelabra. Estimate: $8,000-$1,200. Capo Auction image

The auction will begin Saturday, Nov. 18, at 11 a.m. Eastern time.

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