The Marc J. Matz Collection, Part 2, slated for Aug. 18 The Marc J. Matz Collection, Part 2, will be held Aug. 18 at the gallery of John McInnis Auctioneers in Amesbury, Mass. The important single-owner collection includes Colonial Indian and China Trade.
selection of early Chinese vernacular furniture rare to the auction market, including examples of horseshoe shaped armchairs, altar and side tables, a fine incense table, stone top table, and a group of wonderful stools.
From his keen interest in the arts of Thailand, Burma, and Cambodia, the collection holds several important pieces, featuring a rare, large inscribed Shan States Bronze image of the seated Buddha, a Thai gilded manuscript chest, and an outstanding Burmese silver sword decorated with a British Coat of Arms, a master work of cross cultural design.
The collection also features significant Burmese temple carvings, Khmer stone figures from Cambodia, and several examples of early Thai earthenware.
The Collection will preview from August 12th -- 18th, at the galleries of John McInnis Auctioneers at 75 Main Street in Amesbury. A fully illustrated catalogue is available to view online www.mcinnisauctions.com. Directions and more information are also available on our website, or phone 978-388-0400.