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Important Florida Estate Auction

Featuring antiques, modern, silver, jewelry, Asian and fine art.

  • Important Florida Estate Auction
    Fletcher Benton stainless steel fountain "Steel Watercolor L, 1993"
  • Important Florida Estate Auction
    Wendell Castle
  • Important Florida Estate Auction
    Oils by Orville Bulman
  • Important Florida Estate Auction
    Fine Estate Jewelry
  • Important Florida Estate Auction
    Early Chinese
  • Important Florida Estate Auction
    Carved Jade
  • Important Florida Estate Auction
    Fanch Ledan Acrylic
  • Important Florida Estate Auction
    Chinese Antiques
  • Important Florida Estate Auction
    Modern Art - Stephen Antonakos
  • Important Florida Estate Auction

WHEN: Wednesday, March 28
from 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM

PREVIEW: Tues from 10-5pm and 10am morning of the sale

WHERE: 640 South Washington Blvd Sarasota FL.. For our New England clientele we will happily bring items you purchase back to our NH gallery free of charge, Contact Leon to set up phone bids 603-443-7236

Located only 10 mins from the Sarasota Bradenton Airport

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We have been commissioned by the various trustees, executors and estate directors to sell at public auction an exceptional assortment of art and fine home furnishings along with jewelry from a safety deposit box which will make for an exciting auction. Featuring the estates of Samuel Shapiro, Long Boat Key, FL & the Collection Howard & Nancy Cobin of Sarasota, FL – Please plan to join us. Deliveries along the east coast up to New England immediately following the sale offered by Walt’s delivery service, 603-667-5040


Furniture: Wendall Castle coffee table; pr. of McKenzie Childs fish chairs; Art Deco vanity; Art Deco M/T sideboard English Geo III secretary; Pr. Louis XVI gilt wing chair frames; pair of inlaid demi-lune console tables; French M/T breakfront; inlaid French vitrine; inlaid handkerchief table, inlaid table and chairs; Biedermeier console and mirror; Actress eglomise mirror; carved side table; Knoll Salsa sofa; set of 8 Danish teak chairs, style of Arne Vodder/ Mobler; Dansk teak desk, Peter Lovig; 2 chairs made by Kathy Callahan of Ginger Rogers and Fred Astaire and Bob Hope; other furniture    

Art:   O/C, Lucille Blanche; Fanch Ledan acrylic; 2 oil by Bulman; W/C/Gouache, R.C. Gorman; 4 oils abstracts by Roland Dorcely; oil, NYC, Johann Berthelsen; Picasso pencil signed litho; John Chamberlain signed & numbered litho; neon art work by Stephen Antonakos; 2 Erte lithos; 2 Erte bronzes; W/C, Michael Atkinson; oil by Svend Svensen; Perter Max litho; Leah acrylic; collection of posters; Simbari; Marianne Cotton, Doug Teller; oil, Richard A. Chase; mixed media, William Cotton; oil, A. Gisson; oil by Aurelio Pescina; w/c African girl Gerard Bhengu; any illegibly signed artworks; collection of framed maps; and more

Decorative Art: Lino Tagliapietra large size vase; Steven Weinberg vase; Orrefors by Vicke Lindstrand; Deco figural vase; Lg. Degue vase in wrought iron holder; 2 Schneider La Verre Francais vases; 10 Goldscheider Deco ladies; Lorenzl bronze; good signed Loetz vase platinum; Frederick Hart lucite sculpture; Tiffany favrille glass; Mid Century bronze head signed John Wines; sculpture my Michael Wilkinson “The Covenant” with revolving pedestal; pr. of Vienna covered urns; several Vienna and Sevres portrait plates; 12’ stainless steel fountain by Fletcher Benton; Italian trunk and suitcase by Cellerini Firenze and more…  

Sterling: Large Tiffany & Co. sterling “English Kings” flatware service for 14, 117 pieces; Gorham “King Edward” flatware service for 12, 94 pieces; Georg Jensen pitcher; Gorham Buttercup 5 piece tea set; E&J Barnard claret jug; silver boxes; lg English sterling handled bowl, Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Co. Ltd.; English sterling bowl by John Aldwinckle & Thos. Slater; Gorham compote; Elkington & Co butter dish; Tiffany & Co coffee pot; Tiffany & Co stuffing spoon; other sterling

Asian: Set of 10 19th C. Chinese libation cups; antique Chinese white jade and silver hand mirror plus other old Jades; early agate carved bowl; fine pair of bronze 19th C. foo dogs; good pair of Japanese bronze Meiji vases; good 19th C Chinese carving of man and boy; covered Famile verte urn; lg. Chinese Clair De Lune porcelain vase; hardwood chair and stand; Chinese silver box; a selection of antique Chinese porcelains; various Japanese bronzes; bronze and ivory figures;  

Jewelry-Art Deco platinum and diamond brooch with approx. 7 ctw diamonds; Art Deco platinum and diamond bracelet, set with large diamond; fancy yellow diamond pendant 1.78 ct. surrounded with diamonds; Art Deco platinum ring set with emeralds and diamonds; approx. 5 ct. oval Columbian emerald ring surrounded with diamonds; impressive 7ctw diamond and platinum diamond tennis bracelet; pair of 18K yellow gold diamond bracelets, set with approx. 10 ctw diamonds; 18K gold and tourmaline/dia. ring; 18K diamond & emerald suite;  signed French diamond and enamel bangle bracelet; exceptional green jade ring;  spinach green jade bracelet; fine antique turquoise ring set in gold; several diamond set bands; and much more jewelry…

Oriental Rugs: Fine Persian rugs including silks and more…