February 2015

Property from Southern Estates and Private Collections

January 30 – February 20, 2015

Featured in the auction is property from a Palm Beach Private Collection including many items purchased from Christie’s, Sotheby’s and an Estate in the South of France. Highlights include a pair of Art Deco marble wall panels, a Roman mosaic floor covering, a large German convex mirror, a French 18th century stamped commode and many candelabras and mirrors.

Another interesting group is from the Estate of a former Air Force military attache to the American embassy in Cairo, Egypt in the 1960’s.  During their time oversees they were able to collect an interesting array of objects including a Gustav Becker Royal Vienna Porcelain Tall Case Clock from an estate sale at the Abdeen Palace, a collection of mainly Middle Eastern militaria, several bronze sculptures including a wonderful Carrier-Belleuse Bronze titled L’Enlevement and other decorative objects.

Fine Art highlights include several Old Master paintings from the Estate of Callan Pinckney all purchased from Sotheby’s in the mid 1990’s as well as many 19th century paintings and some paintings by Savannah artists.
Other items of interest include a wonderful group of Sterling Silver from the estate of a prominent Savannahian including many pieces by Kirk, Gorham and Tiffany.

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