Upcoming auction to feature fine Chinese objects and estate jewelry Atlanta auction house Peachtree and Bennett announces their upcoming auction on Saturday, February 13 featuring fine Chinese objects and recently-acquired estate jewelry and timepieces.
News-Antique.com - Feb 10,2016 - February 10, 2016 (ATLANTA, GA). Following up their highly successful double auction in January, Atlanta auction house Peachtree and Bennett announces their upcoming auction to be held at 6pm on Saturday, February 13, 2016 at the Atlanta Expo Center (3640 Jonesboro Road SE, Atlanta, GA 30354).
The auction includes over 600 exceptional lots. The centerpiece of the sale is a group of Fine Chinese Objects which are fresh to the market, including a striking nineteenth-century room divider estimated to sell for $2,000 to $4,000; an oversized Famille Rose porcelain bowl from the eighteenth or nineteenth century, estimated at $6,000 to $10,000; and an oversized Famille Verte porcelain charger with crane decoration, estimated at $2,500 to $4,000.
The sale also features a late addition of 25 lots of fine jewelry and timepieces. Standouts are a delicately hand-fabricated 18K yellow gold Victorian brooch (estimated at $22,000 to $25,000) and a vividly beautiful 18K white gold and Jadeite brooch that can also be worn as a pendant (estimated at $6,500 to $7,500). Timepieces are from highly-desired makers Patek Phillipe Calatrava, Movado, Rolex, Le Coultre, and Cyma.
Additional highlights of the auction include:
Hand-knotted antique Serapi Medallion rug with vegetal motifs. This room-sized rug has an exceptionally-beautiful design, with vibrant colors still intact. Est. $6,000/$10,000
Richly detailed oil painting of an Italian landscape scene. This painting is of special interest because of its attribution to English painter Thomas Jones (1743–1803), based on its provenance in an Albany, Georgia collection. Est. $3,000/$5,000
Large gilt bronze vase depicting a harvest scene by French sculptor Antonin Larroux (1859–1913). Est. $2,000/$4,000
Elegant early-twentieth-century Christofle Bronze Vase Aux Serpents. Est. $10,000/$15,000
Oil on canvas landscape by English artist Gainsborough Dupont (1754-1797), nephew of Thomas Gainsborough. Est. $8,000/$12,000
Gilt bronze “Theban Dancer” sculpture by Clair Colinet (1880–1950). Est. $8,000/$12,000
Antique English mahogany chest of drawers with a beautiful and unusual concave bow front. Est. $1,500/$2,500
Also of note is a an important item which will be offered at our March 12 auction: a rare Jefferson Davis ambrotype photograph (est. $25,000/$40,000). The photograph, ca. 1855, shows Davis during his tenure as U.S. Senator for the state of Mississippi. In addition to being a desirable artifact for Civil War collectors, the item is significant because it includes the copyright to the image. Peachtree and Bennett is pleased to accept consignments for this auction, which is expected to generate particular interest among collectors.
The full auction catalogue is available online at www.peachtreebennett.com. Online bidding, in addition to live and absentee bidding, is available through invaluable.com and liveauctioneers.com. The collection may be previewed at Peachtree and Bennett’s showroom in the Atlanta Expo Center from 10am to 5pm from Wednesday, February 11 through Friday, February 13.
Peachtree and Bennett is proud to bring quality antiques to the market and welcomes consignments. Their gallery offers the most competitive fees available for both buyers and sellers, and their auctions are distinguished by having a very low percentage of items with minimums or reserves.