American, English, and Continental Silver sets the table at Jasper52 Feb. 27

Christofle six-piece sterling silver tea set, dating to the 1890s and estimated at $23,000-$28,000 at Jasper52.

NEW YORK – On Tuesday, February 27, starting at 8 pm Eastern time, Jasper52 will present its next sale of American, English, and Continental Silver, featuring precisely 155 lots of masterful treasures from across the ages. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

Leading the highlights is a handsome pair of early 20th-century German silver candelabra, estimated at $12,000-$14,000. Both stand slightly taller than 16in, and both are stamped ‘835’, indicating the purity of the silver on a scale that tops out at 1,000.

More spectacular still is a Christofle six-piece sterling silver tea set, dating to the 1890s and estimated at $23,000-$28,000. The set consists of a samovar (water heater) with stand, a hot chocolate server, a teapot, a water server, and a sugar bowl and a creamer pot, both with vermeil interiors, and also a tray.

Completing the highlights is an exquisite example of Judaica: a pair of early 20th-century silver rimonim, or torah finials, by Simon Zimmerman. Described as ‘rare’, each stands 14in tall and are together estimated at $4,000-$5,000.

La Belle Epoque unveils highlights of exciting Feb. 5 debut auction

 

Byron Browne, ‘Sunset on the Beach, Cape Cod, Massachusetts,’ est. $8,000-$12,000

NEW YORK – La Belle Epoque Auction Gallery will hold its much-anticipated debut auction on February 5. This beautifully curated event will feature more than 300 lots of fine art, furniture, decorative accessories and more. Amongst the many highlights are a Byron Browne (American, 1907-1961) modernist abstract painting titled Sunset on the Beach, Cape Cod, Massachusetts; and six leather and chrome LC2 club chairs by Le Corbusier and Charlotte Perriand for Cassina. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

Continue reading

Stephen Scott Young portrait, top-tier estate art to lead Everard’s Oct. 26-28 auction

Stephen Scott Young (American, b. 1957-), ‘Island Pearl,’ watercolor study, 12 3/8in square, signed and titled. Provenance: St. Augustine, Fla. Private collection; Barridoff Galleries (2007). Estimate $10,000-$15,000

SAVANNAH, Ga. – Considered by many to be the South’s finest online auction house, Everard Auctions & Appraisals combines traditional values and caring personal service with the latest Internet technology, making it a trusted choice within the art community worldwide. Everard’s next event, an October 26-28 Fall Southern Estates Auction, offers more than 900 lots of fine and decorative art from select sources in Georgia, South Carolina, Florida and beyond. Absentee bidding is now in progress via LiveAuctioneers, with live online bidding slated to begin at 10 am EDT on all three days of the auction series.

Continue reading

1870 piano, Pontiac GTO and more in Stevens May 15 auction

Alois Kern piano created around 1870, estimated at $10,000-$25,000
Alois Kern piano created around 1870, estimated at $10,000-$25,000
Alois Kern piano created around 1870, estimated at $10,000-$25,000

ABERDEEN, Miss. – A yellow 1965 Pontiac GTO classic car in excellent condition inside and out, a magnificent pair of carved wooden pedestals depicting cupids holding shells, an 1870s US Colt single-action .44 caliber Army pistol, and a piano manufactured by Alois Kern circa 1870 are just a few of the items slated to come up for bid May 15 at Stevens Auction Company. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

Continue reading