J. Levine Auction and Appraisal presents New Year's Day Premier Auction on Artfact Live! Ring in the New Year by bidding in J. Levine Auction & Appraisal's New Year's Day Premier Auction. Bid online exclusively through Artfact Live! on nearly 400 lots of antiques, art, jewelry and more!
News-Antique.com - Dec 14,2009 - (Boston MA) Artfact is pleased to announce the J. Levine New Year's Day Premier Auction on January 1, 2010 is available for online bidding exclusively through Artfact Live! The auction offers almost 400 lots including: fine art, jewelry, furniture, ceramics, coins, timepieces, decorative items, silver and more. If you can’t join the live auction action in Scottsdale, Arizona, visit Artfact.com, or its sister site in the UK, Invaluable.com, to login or register free to bid live online at this exceptional auction. If you’re not ready to bid, simply watch the activity live from the auction floor using the Artfact Live! console.
Highlights of the sale include:
Lot 71: an 18th century Queen Anne Highboy. Produced circa 1760-1780, this Connecticut Highboy features a Chest on Chest design in Flame Maple. It is shell carved with Queen Anne feet and original brass ornaments. Bidding opens at $1,000.
Lot 135 is a fine example of KPM Berlin Painted Porcelain. It is a plaque measuring 9 1/4'' x 6 1/4'' which depicts the biblical heroine Ruth. Sold in a hefty gold frame the plaque bears impressed KPM marks. Bidding for this piece opens at $1,000.
A pair of fine Victorian antique English sterling silver candelabras comprises Lot 297. These large Victorian beauties were created in 1854, by the Silversmith Walter Morrisse. Each 16" candelabra contains 88oz of sterling silver, though please note that one drip cup is missing. Bidding begins at $1,000.
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