Porcelain, artwork, jewelry to cross the block Aug. 27 in Boynton Beach, Fla. Hundreds of lots of fine porcelain, original artwork and wonderful estate jewelry will be sold in a multi-estate sale planned for Saturday, Aug. 27, by Elite Decorative Arts in Boynton Beach, Fla.
and framed and measuring 10 inches by 14 inches (est. $4,000-$6,000); and an original oil on canvas still life by P. Dufour of a dinner table with fruit and other items, signed lower right and 24 ½ inches by 30 inches (est. $3,000-$5,000).
Two portrait vases are expected to do well. One is an antique Riessner, Stellmacher & Kessel amphora Trnovany Bohemia hand-painted vase depicting a woman wearing a tiara, in beautiful purples and turquoise (est. $4,000-$6,000). The other is a 19th century French porcelain Paris Exposition vase depicting three cherubs holding up a bouquet wrap (est. $800-$1,200).
A pair of finely painted late 19th century German portrait plates by Wagner, one depicting Napoleon Bonaparte and the other Madame de Parabere, are each expected to fetch $500-$700. Both boast stunning gilt work and an exquisite wreath design and red and green enameling to the outer rim. These fine quality plates measure 9½ inches in diameter and are marked at the bottom.
Rounding out just some of the day’s expected top lots: a KPM porcelain portrait plaque depicting the bust of a young woman (Berlin, circa 1900, est. $4,000-$6,000); a Royal Vienna hand-painted porcelain lidded stein titled The Dancing Graces (est. $1,500-$2,000); and a bronze figure of a drunk woman by Nam Greb (Franz Bergmann, Austrian, 1838-1894, est. $400-$600).
Elite Decorative Arts is an established, third-generation, full-service antique and auction gallery, specializing in fine decorative arts, paintings, estate jewelry and more. The gallery is located in the Quantum Town Center, located at 1034 Gateway Boulevard (Suite 106) in Boynton Beach, Fla. A full-time, knowledgeable staff is on hand Monday-Friday, from 10-6.
Elite Decorative Arts is always accepting quality consignments for future auctions. To consign a single piece, an entire estate or a collection, you may call them at either (561) 200-0893, or toll-free, at (800) 991-3340; or, you can e-mail them at info@eliteauction. To learn more about Elite Decorative Arts and the Aug. 27 sale, please log on to www.eliteauction.com.