Sterling silver tea sets highlight Jasper52 auction July 22
NEW YORK – A Jasper52 online auction of Exquisite Decorative Arts on July 22 will enhance homes and gardens with a diverse array of antique and contemporary objects. Exquisite vases, impressive dinnerware and lovely sculptures are among the unique treasures in this sale. Bid absentee or live online through LiveAuctioneers.
A handful of sterling silver tea and coffee sets are offered including a nine-piece set by London silversmiths Savory & Sons (above). This early 19th century set comes with a tray made by Odiot of Paris. The large set has a value of $22,000-$26,000.
Also from the 19th century is a beautiful Sèvres cobalt porcelain and gilt bronze casket jewelry box (below). The top has a hand-painted scene of two young women and an aggressive swan. It measures 4½ inches high by 9½ inches wide by 9½ inches deep (est. $4,000-$5,000).
A set of six Herend porcelain cups and saucers offered in the auction is hand-painted with the Indian Basket pattern. No chips, no cracks or repairs are found on this beautiful group (est. $1,000-$1,200).
Sculptures are highlighted by a 35¼-inch-tall Venus de Milo replica in Greek Thassos marble. This signed sculpture is of Venetian origin (est: $4,000-$5,000).
For the mantel, the auction offers an antique French gilt and patinated bronze clock from the mid-19th century. The movement is in good running condition (est. $2,000-$2,500).
The auction will be held on Wednesday, July 22, starting at 7 p.m. Eastern time.
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