NEW YORK – SJ Auctioneers will hold an 162-lot Designer Silverware, Jewelry, Toys and Trains sale on Sunday, November 21, starting at 4 pm Eastern time. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
Among the leading lots is a set of six ecuelles with covers and underplates by French silversmith Emile Delaire. Created in Paris between 1882 and 1920, the silver sextet weighs 90.45 troy oz and carries an estimate of $5,000-$10,000.
First among the jewelry selections is a pair of 18K gold and diamond earrings. The stones are of H-I color and VS-SI clarity and have a carat weight of 0.70. The earrings are estimated at $1,000-$8,000.
Starring in the decorative arts section is a pair of Italian Vetreria Murano Arte bowls with lids, glazed with 24K gold and hand-painted with a floral motif. Together they are estimated at $50-$5,000.
The final highlight is a jaunty toy showcasing a character from the long-running comic strip Barney. The toy, which dates to the early 20th century, depicts Spark Plug, a horse Barney received as a gift when he broke the fall of a victim of a bar room brawl. Produced by Philadelphia toy maker A. Schoenhut, the horse figure is clad in a yellow blanket marked with his name in large, black letters. The antique toy is estimated at $200-$5,000.
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