SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – Turner Auctions + Appraisals will present the Julianna Southall Glumac Collection, Part II, on Sunday, Nov. 24, at 10:30 a.m. Pacific time/1:30 p.m. Eastern. The sale will feature a diverse and eclectic selection of furniture and decorative arts, mostly from the 18th-20th centuries. Glumac was owner and curator of Southall Antiques, one of San Francisco’s finest antique dealers for 20 years. Bid absentee or live online through LiveAuctioneers.
This online auction offers and intriguing array of over 165 lots. Artworks from the 19th and 20th centuries feature oils, watercolors, gouaches, mixed media, ink and lithographs from international artists. Furniture pieces include elegant side chairs and armchairs from the 18th-early 20th century, a 19th-century mahogany dining table, French and Chinese side tables, trumeau and Neoclassical-style mirrors, a seven-panel screen and two giant clamshells. From Japan is a selection of tansu chests, painted doors and kimonos. From China are cloisonné bowls, lidded jars, cinnabar items, decorative figures, miniatures, and a painting on silk. Other items include sets of decorative pillows; groupings of art glass and paperweights; numerous crystal pieces, including glasses and a chandelier; desk, table, floor and altar lamps; Oscar de la Renta plates; 19th-century bronze figures and French clock; tableware including Noritake and Haviland; a Meissen ice bucket; vintage rugs; tole items; a miniature sextant; silver plate items; and more. An extensive selection of art and design books and antique volumes are also available. Items from several other collectors round out the sale.
The Julianna Southall Glumac auction, Part II, includes offerings from her private collection and select items from her exquisitely curated shop. Acquired from her many travels at home and abroad for dealers and markets all over the United States and Europe, each piece was selected with an eye towards elegance and exceptional provenance. The collection includes items from a variety of American, European and Asian historical periods.
Here are some highlights of the upcoming sale:
– Lot 77: Carl Haefner (above), 19th century oil on canvas landscape signed “C. Haefner” lower left. Frame: 40 inches high x 51 inches. Image: 29 inches high x 40. Overall good condition. Some age wear to frame is noted with a 2-inch tear to center bottom. Estimate $800-$1,200.
– Lot 33: A mahogany dining table (below) from the first half of the 19th century, with cast bronze mounts on casters and three leaves. Overall measurements 27½ inches high x 55½ inches deep x 87 inches wide. Estimate $800-$1,200.
– Lot 3: Two Japanese wooden doors with scenes of lemurs, signed Amos Shantz, measuring 69 inches high x 30¼ inches side x 1 inch deep. Estimate $400-$600.
– Lot 5: A 19th-century trumeau mirror with a painting of Napoleon and his troops, measuring 56½ inches high x 26½ wide. Estimate $300-$500.
– Lot 15: A large late 19th century/early 20th-century Meissen blue onion pattern porcelain ice bucket measuring 16 inches high (including handle) and 11½ inches diameter. Estimate $400-$600.
– Lot 12: 19th-century bronze figures, size: 12 inches in height each. Estimate $300-$400.
– Lot 19: Four early- to mid-19th century ebonized side chairs with gilt metal detail, faux leopard cushions. 18-inch-high seat, 34-inch rail, 18 inches wide x 18 inches deep. Estimate $400-$600.
– Lot 46: Eight 19th-century Japanese porcelain Imari dishes, in fine condition; each measuring 10 inches in diameter. Estimate $200-$400.
– Lot 60: Three late 20th/early 21st century art glass vases, the smallest signed Manuel dated 2003, and two large vases, one numbered and one signed Satava and numbered. The tallest measures 13½ inches high. Estimate $200-$300.
– Lot 134: Seven 20th century Japanese kimonos. Estimate $400-$600.
– Lot 136: A three-piece Japanese tansu, measuring 66 inches high x 34¼ wide x 16½ deep. Estimate $200-$400.
– Lot 8: Three early 19th-century French hand-colored lithographs. Frames: 14½ inches high x 11 inches. Images: 9½ inches x 7 inches. Good condition. Some staining to one matte. Estimate $150-$250.
For more information, contact Stephen Turner, president of Turner Auctions + Appraisals, at 415-964-5250 or email@example.com.