Garth’s Offers Three-Day Auction of Fine & Decorative Arts, Paintings & More Garth’s Auctions (based in Delaware, Ohio) is keeping buyers busy with multiple sessions during the last weekend of January.
The sales will include over 900 lots offered in four sessions.
News-Antique.com - Jan 03,2014 - Garth’s Auctions (based in Delaware, Ohio) is keeping buyers busy with multiple sessions during the last weekend of January. The sales will include over 900 lots offered in four sessions: January 23 Asian Art, January 24 European and American Fine & Decorative Arts, January 25 American and European Paintings & Fine Art, and culminating with a virtual (online only) January 25 auction featuring the collection of Charles J. & Mary Scarlett Pennock, Audubon's Birds of America. President Amelia Jeffers was proud to say that, ”These auctions are a combined effort from our top representatives. Sarah Zhu assembled a beautiful collection of early Asian material from estates and consignors from Ohio, the Midwest and as far away as the West coast. Jeff Jeffers and Shane Hall put together the Fine Art session over a period of months, primarily from estates and collections featuring works which have not been on the market in decades. Andrew Richmond cultivated the items for the European and American Decorative Arts session, which offers a huge variety and many different price points, promising something for every collector.”
Asian Art will kick off the three days of sales with 450+ lots. Several highlights include a pair of 18th century fine, white jade bowls with eight Buddha patterns within each leaf surrounding the bases. The bowls are expected to draw worldwide attention with an estimate of $60,000-$80,000. Two bronze statues are also garnering much attention prior to the sale. The first, an 18th century gilt bronze Buddha standing on the ocean with a lotus base and topped with gemstones on the head, is 14” in height and is expected to sell between $12,000-$18,000. The second bronze statue, nearly life-size at 65” high, is ex Hong Kong Inc. and features a detachable sword and pole arm. Retaining a nice patina, this bronze has an estimate of $1,000-$2,000. Additional highlights include a censer from the Qianlong period (1736 -1795). Made of rare combination of gilt and cloisonné with a double peach form featuring twelve gilt bats and seven small gilt peaches, this colorful piece is estimated at $12,000-$15,000. A remarkable wine vessel, also made of gilt with an incised mark "Qianlong", is expected to fetch $15,000-$20,000. A particular scenic carving also stands out. The spinach green nephrite jade carving depicts a boulder carved in the form of a mountain with scholars and pine trees (estimate $10,000-$15,000).
Selling on Thursday, January 24th will be 350+ lots of European and American Fine & Decorative Arts. The sale includes a splendid collection of English furniture from the 17th thru the 19th centuries, English and Irish sterling silver and several pieces of Kittinger furniture. Decorative arts include an Italian marble sculpture of a classically dressed woman holding a lamp. Although unsigned, the statue is estimated at $2,500-$3,500. A monumental Galle cameo glass vase with red leaves cut into a yellow background, marked Galle, France, is expected to fetch $3,500-$5,000. An 18th century two-piece English linen press with paneled doors on high bracket feet and stands