iGavel Presents Locati Antiques Fall Estates Auction From September 8 to September 21, 2009 NEW YORK, NY–September 8, 2009–iGavel is pleased to present Locati Antiques Fall Estates Auction. The auction is ongoing through September 21, 2009 at www.iGavel.com.
News-Antique.com - Sep 08,2009 - Offered is property from a Main Line Philadelphia Estate and several Pennsylvania estates and collections. Highlights include over 40 lots of silver, Chinese and Japanese antiques, a collection of Mochaware, rare Russian items and much more. A rare pair of bookends by the French Art Deco artist Marcel Bouraine (1886-1948) are one of the most important lots in this sale.
This auction has eight important commemorative medals for sale. Some examples are: An Imperial Russian Order of St. Andrew breast star, silver and enamel, early 20th century, a memorial medal for Alexander II circa 1898, and a coronation medal for Alexander III and Empress Maria Feodorovna, 1883.
Nine Mochaware pepper pots are included in the Locati sale. An example of this is an English early 19th century pepper pot with a bell form top and seaweed and banded decoration. The starting bids for these pepper pots range from $200 to $400.
There are 43 silver lots in the Locati Antiques Fall Estate Auction. Some highlights are: a Fine Set of 12 Sterling Silver Dinner Plates, a Mexican Sterling Tea Set, a Pair of Old Sheffield Plate Wine Coolers, a Large American Sterling Silver Wine Ewer, and a Sterling Silver Bowl by Frank M. Whiting.
Locati Antiques is the Mid Atlantic consignment center for the New York based on-line auction company iGavel.com. Their business focuses on marketing a wide range of antiques to a world wide clientele of buyers. Locati Antiques is located at 1425 E. Welsh Rd. Maple Glen PA 19002. Locati Antiques invites you to join them for the exhibition in Maple Glen, September 19th and 20th from 10 AM to 5 PM.
iGavel.com is a leader in online art auctions, offering collectors and dealers high quality fine art, antiques and collectables guaranteed for authenticity and condition. iGavel auctions are modeled on the traditional live auction format, where each lot includes detailed photographic images, a professional description, and an accurate condition report.
Lark E. Mason - President of iGavel - is a frequent guest appraiser on the Antiques Roadshow, was formerly a Senior Vice President with Sotheby’s Chinese Works of Art Department, and Director of Online Auctions for Sothebys.com.