Magnificent multi-estate auction planned for Saturday, May 25th, by Stevens in Aberdeen, Miss. A magnificent multi-estate auction consisting of hundreds of choice antiques and furnishings pulled from prominent and historic estates from across the Southern U.S. will be held on Saturday, May 25th
for prisms (circa 1850); an Art Nouveau newel lamp with winged lady statue, signed Beer, with four lights, 3 feet tall (circa 1915); and a brilliant cut glass lamp with rare blue pointed Ghandi-shaped shade, made circa 1915, 19 inches tall, 12 inches in diameter.
Antique clocks worthy of mention will include a mahogany grandfather clock attributed to R. J. Horner, with signed Tiffany works and Wittington Westminster chimes keeping perfect time, 104 inches tall by 26 inches wide and made circa 1900; and a 19th century Black Forest cuckoo clock, 4 feet 2 inches tall. Other heavily carved Black Forest pieces will also be sold.
Brilliant cut glass pieces will be offered in abundance and will include an ice cream tray in a beautifully cut design, 17 inches long (circa 1890); one of the largest compotes Stevens Auction Company has ever sold; a bowl, signed Clark, 9 inches in diameter; and a gorgeous Victorian pink iridescent glass epergne (French centerpiece bowl) with six trumpets (circa 1880).
Terms will be cash, major credit cards and pre-approved checks. A 15 percent buyer’s premium will be charged on the total purchase price, with a 2 percent processing fee for credit cards. A 7 percent sales tax will be charged on all merchandise sold (except for bidders with a valid state resale number). Out-of-state buyers must show a copy of their current tax certificate.
Aberdeen is located halfway between Tupelo and Columbus, on U.S. Hwy. 45. Stevens Auction Company’s next big event after this will be the sale of the giant antique collection from Green Gables, a 5,500-square-foot Victorian estate built in 1898, at 1287 Hollywood Drive in Jackson, Tenn. That will be an on-site auction, slated for Saturday, June 29, at 10 a.m. (CST).
Stevens Auction Company is always accepting quality consignments for future sales. To consign a single item, an estate or a collection, you may call them directly, at (662) 369-2200; or, you can e-mail them at firstname.lastname@example.org. To learn more about Stevens Auction Company and the upcoming May 25th multi-estate auction, log on to www.stevensauction.com.