Important multi-estate sale planned for Nov. 26 by Matheson's in Melbourne, Fla. The property of a prominent South Florida collector, plus the antique and modern furnishings from a Ritz-Carlton penthouse, will be sold Sat., Nov. 26, by Mathesonís AA Auctions in Melbourbe, Fla.
two-arm sconces, a lovely Wedgwood tea set, and a KPM blanc de chine (white glazed porcelain) figural group.
Other decorative accessories will include a Roman glass antiquity vase, two Doulton Lambeth lamps, a carved walrus ivory letter opener, several R.S. Prussia hair receivers, a signed Italian Murano glass bull, a nice pair of French bronze lamps, a French enameled Longwy vegetable bowl and candlesticks, a Eugene Marcus silver jardiniŤre and scarce African trade ďVenetianĒ bead necklaces.
Estate and costume jewelry will feature a 14kt cabochon emerald and pearl ring, a 14kt yellow gold blue topaz and diamond necklace, a 14kt gold turquoise necklace and bracelet; a platinum Australian sapphire ring, a marquis shaped brilliant cut diamond ring, a 14kt gold Tissot ladiesí wristwatch, pieces by makers such as Cartier, Rolex and Schiaparelli and more.
Returning to artwork, other offerings will include an oil on canvas maritime scene in a beautiful gold gilt frame by James Meadows, an oil on canvas genre scene by Auguste Boulard, Sr., an etching of a seaside town by James Abbott McNeil Whistler, an oil rendering of a rocky coastline and shore by John A. Cook, an a color lithograph by Henri Matisse, executed in 1950.
Still more artwork will feature a framed vertical work by Roberto Domingo which was the original painting for the famous bullfight poster, an oil on canvas portrait of a young girl by Ramon Pichot, a signed print by Charles Scheyvogel of men on horseback brandishing guns, a Salvador Dali print of Don Quixote, an abstract oil on canvas by Robert Natkin, three good framed lithographs by Henri Toulouse-Lautrec, an oil on canvas surrealist work by Lewis Vandercar, and a framed oil on canvas of a woman with birds by Luigi Mion.
Rounding out some of the dayís expected top lots will be a pair of impressive life-size French terracotta figures, KPM plaques, a wide range of glassware (by makers such as Steuben, Venini and Longwy), a Lignum Vitae wood sculpture of an elephant and dozens of other items.
Previews will be held on Friday, Nov. 25, from 10-5, and Saturday, Nov. 26, the day of sale, from 9 a.m. until the start of the auction, at 11 a.m. Complimentary pizza from Brioís will be served. Some of the items in the sale will carry reserves (minimums). All purchases will be subject to a 17 percent buyerís premium (in-house) and 20% ( Live Auctioneers) for purchases up to $200,000 and 12 percent in house and 15 percent on Live auctioneers over that.
Mathesonís AA Auctions is always accepting quality consignments for future auctions. To inquire about consigning an item, estate or collection, you may call Mathesonís AA Auctions at (321) 768-6668 or you can e-mail them at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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