Mid-Century Modern pieces and fine art will take center stage at John McInnis' February 19th auction An auction largely dedicated to Mid-Century Modern pieces but also to include furniture and furnishings from the Art Deco period, fine paintings, pottery and more will be held Sunday, February 19th.
by Gertrude Abercrombie (1909-1977), titled Green House and Fence, diminutive at 4 inches by 5 inches and artist-signed, has an estimate of $3,000-$5,000. Also, a Paul Evans ashtray and lighter in copper, bronze and pewter patchwork, each one marked “CC Design” by Evans and showing wear to the bowl of the ashtray, should sell for $200-$400.
A 7-inch bulbous iridescent vase signed by Weller Sicard, in very good condition, should find a new owner for $500-$1,000; and a large Fulper pottery two-ring handled vase, 12 ½ inches tall and one of many pottery pieces in the auction, in very good condition, should make $200-$400.
For those unable to attend live, online bidding will be provided by LiveAuctioneers.com. Phone and absentee bids will also be taken. Previews will be held Wednesday, Feb. 15th, thru Saturday, Feb. 18th, from 1-6 pm Eastern time; and on auction day, Feb. 19th, starting at 8 am and lasting throughout the day. A full color catalog may be viewed online now, at www.mcinnisauctions.com.
John McInnis Auctioneers is the largest full-service auction house on Boston’s North Shore. The firm’s 12,000-square-foot gallery is a 1930s brick Art Deco building that once housed a grocery store. A full staff of experts is proficient in 18th, 19th and 20th century fine and decorative arts.
John McInnis Auctioneers is always accepting quality consignments for future auctions. To consign a single piece, a collection or an estate, you may call them at (978) 388-0400; or, you can e-mail them at email@example.com. To learn more about John McInnis Auctioneers and the auction planned for Sunday, February 19th, please log on to www.mcinnisauctions.com.