Patek Philippe watches, militaria to make waves at Charleston Estate Auctions Sept. 24
CHARLESTON, S.C. – Charleston Estate Auctions will present the fall auction event – a live online auction on Sunday, Sept. 24, at 1 p.m. Eastern. The auction offers notable and rare items from well-known Charleston and Southern collections. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.
The event is highlighted by two rare Patek Phillippe wrist watches, stunning antique fine jewelry, exceptional rugs, militaria from the U.S. and around the world, a large collection of U.S. coins, original artwork, vintage jewelry, antique and fine furniture, and designer accessories.
Both of the Patek Philippe wristwatches (one pictured above) date to the mid-1940s, are in good running order and have original paperwork.
Stephen Platt Quackenbush was a career U.S. Navy officer who saw action during the Mexican War and U.S. Civil War. He achieved the rank of rear admiral. His Navy epaulettes have been consigned to the auction by his family.
Civil War collections will also pay attention to an 18655 U.S. Cavalry sword with the maker’s mark of Ames Sword Works Chicopee Mass. The 42-inch-long sword in good condition with the proper patina and comes with its scabbard.
Antique jewelry in the auction includes a stunning platinum diamond and emerald dinner ring (below) and a diamond and emerald brooch/pendant, also set in platinum.
Original artwork is highlighted by a monumental Impressionist painting (below) by Russian-born artist Murat Kaboulov, who spent the last two decades of his life working in Brentwood, Tenn. He was a member of the Union of Artists of Russia and Portrait Society of America. Kaboulov’s works can be found in many art museums throughout Russia, as well as in private collections all over the world.
As always, Charleston Estate Auctions offer in-house shipping on most items within the U.S.