August Art, Antiques, Fine Estate Jewelry & Discovery Auction
August 21, 2010
Location: 2764 East 55th Place, Indianapolis, IN 46220
More Info: 317-251-5635
Preview: Friday, August 20th 2pm - 7pm
Fine Arts and Prints: Louis Icart, J. Mazzetta 19th century Dutch harbour oil, Gerald Cooper British still life with fruit, J. Holland landscape, Carl Graf, Frank Girardin oil, Harry Linder pastel, early botanical prints, Rowlandson and Pugin plates, Currier & Ives, F.P. Nodder hand colored butterfly plates, Carle Vernet prints, large John Leech satiric lithographs, Sinclair Lewis autographed playbook, William Nicholson "Characters of Romance" folio. Silver: Theodore B. Starr decanter, George V silver and tortoiseshell frame, C.G. Conn sterling flute. Porcelain and Ceramics: Sevres charger, Staffordshire copper lustre spaniels, Wedgwood, Majolica. Decorative Arts: Early leather fire bucket, English tea caddies, public works busts of Washington and Lincoln, brass carriage clocks, Gorham Founders bronze scottie dog, P.J. Mene bronze gazelle, Henkel Harris Chippendale style mahogany mirror, large gilt classical mirror, 1930's Harvard memorabilia including a reunion photo with the Kennedy's, etc. Lighting: Phoenix reverse painted lamp, 19th century brass sconces. Ivory: One hundred plus pieces of ivory from a single estate including Japanese netsukes, carved figures, snuff bottles, and scrimshaw. Orientalia: Chinese silk panel in inlaid mother of pearl frame, Chinese Export porcelains, figural censers, etc. Militaria: French 19th century cavalry helmet, rare WWI posters, German stereo cards. Rugs: Palatial Sarouk Oriental rug, Indo Bidjar rugs. Furniture: Irish linen press, tall case clock, walnut secretaire, bow front chest, Chippendale chairs, early burled Continental chest, large tilt top tea table, tambour desk, unusual combination library steps, mahogany breakfront, mission oak bookcase. Fine Estate Jewelry: Stunning, rare, and unusual single owner collection of never before seen 14K, 18K, and 22K gold and platinum gemstone estate jewelry. The majority is custom designed and hand crafted with an artist's eye. You must see to appreciate! Over 100 lots featuring unbelievable sculptural, futuristic, space age, and mod / modern design rings with large gemstones, heavy bracelets and link chain necklaces, pendants, charms, pierced earrings, and animal form enamel and gemstone cufflinks.
Discovery Sale Preview: Hundreds of antique and vintage books-some first editions, Roseville, American pattern glass, Fiesta, toys, antique lace-up boots, tapestries, Victorian lace collars, glass bead purses, horn stool, sterling, Chinese Export, fine art and prints, Navajo woven rugs, paperweights, dolls, ANRI carved wooden figurines, unopened Hot Wheels, Redlines, Lesney matchbox cars, marbles, Wedgwood, figural porcelain luster, Bing & Grondahl plates, Hummel collector plates, vintage postcards, antique buttons and other sewing, furniture, Christmas and Easter decorations, records, very nice and large collection of costume jewelry and some gold, etc. MORE DISCOVERY IMAGES WILL BE ADDED BEFORE SALE DAY!