Tonya Cameron to auction European antiques and Asian art from fine Boston estates, Feb. 20 Fine estate antiques and Asian art from residences in Bostonís Newton and Chestnut Hill share the spotlight at Tonya A. Cameronís Feb. 20 auction. A 19th C. white jade carving could make $50K-$80K.
corners. Estimate: $1,000-$1,500. Other key furniture lots include a pair of matching French satinwood-inlaid chairs, a French gilt curio cabinet, and an unusual serpentine mahogany three-drawer dresser with porcelain pulls and inlaid floral satinwood rendering a marquetry effect.
Toys add whimsy to the auction lineup, with top lots including Lionel trains, a boxed Marx battery-operated Bengali Tiger, and a large (26 x 13Ĺ in) Steiff Lion with desirable button in ear. A circa-1920 Heubach & Koppelsdorf bisque South Seas doll in grass skirt is estimated at $300-$400.
Additional highlights include Mexican and Southwestern sterling silver jewelry, paintings, porcelains, a pair of fine, marble-base torcheres, a 1930 firemanís jacket and a magnifying glass with a figural Bakelite handle shaped as a hand.
Tonya A. Cameronís Estate Antiques, Asian Art & Vintage Toys Auction will take place on Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013, starting at 6 p.m. The auction gallery is located at 37 Water St. (ground floor), Wakefield, MA 01880. Preview on Tuesday, Feb. 19 from noon till 5 p.m., and on auction day from noon till 5:45 p.m.
All forms of bidding will be available, including telephone, absentee and online through LiveAuctioneers.com. For additional information, call 781-233-0006 or e-mail email@example.com. Visit TAC Auctions online at www.tacauctioneers.com.
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18th/19th-century gilt bronze sculpture of seated Guanyin, 7Ĺ inches high. Est. $8,000-$12,000. Tonya A. Cameron Auctions image.