Large Ming Dynasty statue fetches $27,600 at Nadeau's A large Chinese bronze statue of a standing figure, possibly a god of war or other deity and made during the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), sold for $27,600 on March 20 at Nadeau's Auction Gallery.
antiques, fine art (including items deaccessioned from the New Britain Museum of American Art, plus oil paintings, watercolors, prints and drawings), and sterling silver (to include a Paul Revere spoon, plus Kirk and Tiffany).
The auction will also feature a 50-year collection of early phonographs from the estate of Robert Chase of Worcester, Mass., 17th to 19th century documents from Plymouth, Mass., two globes on stands, Chinese and Japanese porcelain, a collection of late 20th century art glass (to include Charles Lotton, Steuben, Lalique and more), and early Delftware (to include a large jar).
Also sold will be 16th century bibles, leather-bound books, Oriental rugs and carpets, items from the estate of Eugenia Thirkield of Weston, Conn. (formerly of the Buzbee/Leming family of New York), a collection out of Southington, Conn., and items from estates in East Longmeadow and Worcester, Mass. The auction will be held at Nadeauís gallery in Windsor.
Nadeauís Auction Gallery, Inc., is a family owned and operated business and one of the largest and fastest-growing full-serviced auction galleries in New England. The firm began in 1985, when Edwin Nadeau, Jr., first opened his ďbarn doorsĒ in Colchester, Conn. Since 1988, Nadeauís has been utilizing 20,000 square feet in Windsor, not far outside of Hartford, Conn.
Nadeauís is always accepting quality consignments for its bigger sales, held throughout the year, and its general auctions, held every three weeks. To consign an item, an estate or a collection, you may call them at (860) 246-2444 or e-mail them at firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information about Nadeauís Auction Gallery, log on to www.NadeausAuction.com.