LOCAL PALM BEACH ESTATE TO CROSS THE BLOCK AT AUCTION GALLERY OF THE PALM BEACHES The estate of local philanthropist Robert Cummings will be offered by Auction Gallery of the Palm beaches on August 24.
News-Antique.com - Aug 18,2009 - (WEST PALM BEACH, FL) Auction Gallery of the Palm Beaches upcoming August 24th auction features three estates from Palm Beach and the Palm Beaches including the Estate of Robert Cummings, collector and local philanthropist. His estate is primarily English Furniture, Georgian Silver, and additional Asian Porcelain and Antiques. Specifically the Pair of Late18th/Early19th Century English Green Chinoiserie Bookcases on Stands, most desirable for there being a pair and smashing to look at. Also, there is a well documented Ancient Palmyran Carved Limestone Relief dated 96 A.D. with a certificate and receipt from Antiquarium in New York
Additionally, there is a significant collection of 18th Century Georgian Silver pieces, Chinese 18th/19th Century porcelains, a nice set of 4 Italian armchairs, an English Regency double music stand, Two fine English 19th Century Pembroke tables, and a pair of 19th Century Adams Candleholders. Additional lots are from a home in Boca West that includes Fine Art, Fine Silver, and several sets of China and Service Plates and a drawing by American Artist Marsden Hartley dated 1927 and inspired by the work of Claude Pissarro with the Hirsch and Adler Provenance. The Estate of Ruth Leigh, Devonshire, Palm Beach Gardens, includes 18th Century French Provincial Furniture.
The sale will be carried live online for viewing and bidding on ArtFact.com. The preview for the auction will begin on-line August 15th and will also be on view in the gallery from August 21st to the 24th. For more information about this sale and other upcoming sales call (561) 805-7115, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the website at www.agopb.com. The Gallery is located at 1609 South Dixie Hwy, Suite 5, West Palm Beach, Florida 33401.