Icart prints, Chinese scrolls, antique clocks, more at Converse auction July 19 Signed prints by Louis Icart, antique clocks and pocket watches, Chinese scrolls, other Asian objects, art glass vases and more will be sold in an online auction July 19 by Gordon S. Converse & Co.
charger (est. $300-$500); a hollow cast bronze Chinese Buddha figure, 14 inches tall (est. $300-$400); and sealed Chinese envelope art, showing a mountain scene (est. $400-$500).
Additional offerings from the Asian category include a Chinese watercolor rendering with cover, dated 1997 and measuring 134 cm by 68 cm; a Chinese watercolor book, measuring 6 ¾ inches by 12 ½ inches when closed; a late 18th/early 19th century Chinese blue and white porcelain glazed charger, 17 ½ inches in diameter; a Chinese oil painting of a nude girl, 24 inches by 36 inches, signed; and a Chinese Hetian white jade bangle, outside diameter 3 inches.
Art glass pieces will feature a goblet (or vase) in blues, 7 inches tall (est. $60-$150); and a 3 ¾ inch bud vase of glass in the form of an apple, signed Kosta (1625). Other items of note include a bronze and marble desk set, 8 inches wide (est. $100-$200); a cast iron unpainted toy zeppelin or dirigible (est. $250-$350); and a carved, gold leaf decorated Baroque style mirror (45 ½ inches by 28 inches). Hundreds of other decorative accessories will also cross the block.
Gordon S. Converse & Co. is always accepting quality consignments for future sales. To consign an item, an estate or a collection, you may call them directly, at (610) 722-9004; or, e-mail them at Gordon@ConverseClocks.com. Gordon Converse replies promptly to all e-mails.
Anyone interested in finding out what an antique item might be worth may do so by sending a photo of the item, along with a check for $40, to Gordon S. Converse & Co., Attn: Gordon S. Converse, 758 Mancill Rd., Strafford, PA 19087. To learn more about Gordon S. Converse & Company and the July 19th auction, please log on to www.AuctionsatConverse.com.