FINE JEWELRY TO HIGHLIGHT GROGAN'S OCTOBER AUCTION Dedham, Massachusetts - Grogan and Company is pleased to announce their fall auction will be a two day affair held over Columbus Day weekend, October 13th and 14th.
designed by Johan Rohde, estimated at $1,500-2,500; an S. Kirk & Son Silver Presentation Ewer estimated at $3,000-5,000; and an extensive assemblage of Gorham flatware in the ‘Versaille’ pattern estimated at $6,000-10,000.
Monday’s auction of Furniture, Decorative Work of Art, and Oriental Rugs features a circa 1790 Aaron Willard Mahogany Tall Case Clock with revolving moon phase dial and original fret work. The clock hails from a prominent Nantucket family and once belonged to 19th century whaling ship captain Prince William Ewer. Ewer’s portrait, which will be sold on Sunday, as well as that of his son Albert, are attributed to James Hathaway, Nantucket’s preeminent portraitist from 1832-1852. A collection of fine furniture from a New York lady features a Fine Regency Carved Rosewood and Brass Credenza, estimate $7,000-10,000 and a Regency Mahogany Inlaid Leather Top Center Table, estimated at $5,000-7,000. History buffs will delight in a 1794 shipping document bearing the original signature of our first President George Washington, as well as his Secretary of State Edmund Randolph.
The sale will be conducted in two sessions with the Fine Art, Jewelry, and Silver to be sold on Sunday, October 13th and Furniture, Decorative Works of Art, and Oriental Rugs to be sold on Monday, October 14th. Both sessions begin at 12 noon. Exhibition hours begin Thursday, October 10th. Hours: Thursday, 10 a.m. – 8 p.m., Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., Sunday and Monday, 10 a.m. – 12 noon. For a fully illustrated catalogue or more information about Grogan and Company's auction and appraisal services, please visit www.groganco.com or call 781.461.9500.