Sarasota Estate Auction presents Chinese antiques July 26

Chinese antiques

Pair of Chinese cloisonné censors, each supported by cranes on triangular enameled bases, 33in high. Estimate: $5,000-$10,000. Sarasota Estate Auction image

SARASOTA, Fla. – Sarasota Estate Auction’s midsummer sale will include 750 lots highlighted by fine art, Chinese and Native American items. Bid absentee or live online through LiveAuctioneers.

The large collection of over 250 pieces of fine art includes works by James Whistler, Narcisse Virgilio Diaz, Frans Van Leemputten, William Sonntag Sr., Victor Dupre, Philip Lyford and Thomas Rowlandson. Special attention is given to an original Picasso drawing, a 17th century old masters painting, a 19th century Venetian painting and a monumental oil on canvas from Henry T. Wells (below).

Chinese antiques

Henry Tanworth Wells (1828-1903), oil on canvas, 55½in x 46½in, overall 69in x 60in. Estimate: $12,000-$18,000. Sarasota Estate Auction image

A rare collection of Chinese antiques includes two large antique crane footed Chinese censors, two Kang Xi period porcelain lamps, Canton, rose medallion porcelain, two finely enameled Chinese porcelain plaques and Blanc De Chine figures.

Chinese antiques

Kang Xi (1661-1722) imperial enameled porcelain lamp, 27in high. Estimate: $1,000-$2,000. Sarasota Estate Auction image

A museum-quality French champleve repeater carriage clock, important late 19th century Parisian Japonesque three-piece clock set, a table pier clock from Lo’ Pine, and a memento Mori skull clock will be featured (below).

Chinese antiques

Rare Lo’ Pine table pier clock, circa 1850, full inlaid silver with malachite carriage case. Pearl and peridot dial, chain fusee movement. 5½in x 3in x 6 in. Estimate: $12,000-$15,000. Sarasota Estate Auction image

A lifetime collection of Native American and Southwest art and pottery will also be available from various artists such as Lucy Lewis, Maria Martinez, Margaret Tafoya, Grace Chino and furniture from famous King Ranch Saddle Shop of Kingsville, Texas.

Antique and contemporary furniture will be featured in the auction including two antique large Chinese carved cabinets, a collection of period tea caddies, Gorham, silver, jewelry, and Murano and Moser glass.

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