Impressive Paintings Prevail at Gray’s May Auction Gray’s Auctioneers is pleased to announce their Fine Art, Antiques and Decorative Arts Auction, which will take place in Cleveland on Wednesday, May 15, 2013.
with two gelatin silver prints, Skull with Rosary and Chicago Loop - Lots 80 and 81, respectively.
In addition to this stellar collection of paintings and sculpture, the May 15th auction also features a spectacular collection on Non-Western art objects, such as Lot 229, a Thai green celadon Kendi, or pouring vessel, in the form of a Hamsa Bird, ca. 14th - 16th century, or Lot 192, a Chinese carved jade mountain from the late 17th - early 18th century. Lot 245 is a buff sandstone figure of Vishnu, an aspect of the Hindu Supreme God, from 10th century India. The figure appears crowned with an elaborate sculptural halo. In his two upper hands he holds the chakra and the mace, two elements of the god’s iconography that identify his purified spiritual mind and divine power.
Gray’s Auctioneers welcomes art-enthusiasts to join us in person for preview of the Fine Art, Antiques and Decorative Arts Auction at our Cleveland showroom weekdays starting Wednesday, May 8th through Tuesday, May 14th from 11 AM – 6 PM and on Saturday, May 11th from 12 – 4 PM. Gray’s will be hosting a special Preview Party event at our 10717 Detroit Avenue location the evening of Friday, May 10th from 5 – 8 PM, featuring a guest lecture given by Wendy Partridge and Heather Galloway of the Intermuseum Conservation Association: "What's that painting worth ...and why?" The talk will begin at 6 PM with conversation and continued preview to follow. The complete illustrated catalog for this auction can be found at GraysAuctioneers.com. Live, telephone, absentee, and internet bidding is available for this and every sale at Gray’s. Live online bidding is also offered at LiveAuctioneers.com. Condition reports and shipping estimates are available upon request.
Gray’s Auctioneers and Appraisers is the premiere auction house in Northern Ohio, holding live auctions every month and offering complimentary valuations for the community every Friday by appointment. For more information please contact Serena Harragin at 216.458.7695, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.