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Myers Auction Gallery toasts 20th century design with Mar. 27 sale

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Monday, 21 March 2011 10:56
Tiffany 20-inch Acorn leaded-glass lamp. Myers Auction Gallery image.

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – Myers Auction Gallery will present a Twentieth Century Decorative Arts auction on Sunday, March 27, beginning at noon Eastern. LiveAuctioneers will provide Internet live bidding.

The auction includes over 450 fresh-to-the-market Art Nouveau, Art Deco, Arts and Crafts and Mid-Century Modern antiques gathered from estates in New York, New England and Florida.

Highlights of the auction include modern furnishings by Phillip and Kelvin LaVerne and an estate collection of Studio Craft Furniture by J. Muckey. A large selection of furniture by designers H. Wegner, A. Jacobsen, P. Evans, H. Olsen, P. McCobb, Eames, Knoll, Saarinen, Nelson, and Rohde will be made available together with a stone Noguchi-style table weighing well over 200 pounds.

A large collection of European and American art glass by Galle, Daum Nancy, Tiffany, Lalique, Loetz, Steuben, and other Italian and studio glass artists accent the sale. Art Deco glass shade lamps by Handel, Pairpoint, Tiffany, Galle, Wilkinson, and lighting fixtures by Steuben and Muller Freres will be sold.

An interesting and diverse selection of 20th-century silver include a Gene Theobald Diament Art Deco silver tea set and ornate sterling consisting of many Tiffany, Georg Jensen, Starr, and Whiting pieces.

Highlighted works of art include paintings by Ernest Lawson, Raphael Soyer, Warhol and a dynamic WPA painting by F. Thomsen. There will also be many signed prints including a collection of Erte serigraphs.

Rounding out the broad selection of items being offered are Lalique mascots, Art Nouveau bronze sculptures, gold and silver period jewelry, Louis Vuitton, Hagenauer, G. Stickley,’60s abstract carpets, interesting ivory items, and much more.

Preview hours are Saturday, March 26, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Sunday, March 27, from 10 a.m. to noon. Early preview is available by appointment. Absentee, telephone and online bidding via LiveAuctioneers are offered. Myers Auction Gallery is located at 1600 Fourth St. North. Call 727-823-3249 or visit for full catalog and further information.

View the fully illustrated catalog and register to bid absentee or live via the Internet as the sale is taking place by logging on to

Tiffany 20-inch Acorn leaded-glass lamp. Myers Auction Gallery image.
Lalique Glass: 1920s "Levrier" and "Cinq Chevaux" car mascots. Myers Auction Gallery image.
Philip & Kelvin LaVerne Chan cabinet. Myers Auction Gallery image.
F. Thomsen 1938 WPA oil painting. Myers Auction Gallery image.
Gene Theobald "Diament" tea service. Myers Auction Gallery image.
European art glass including Galle and Daum Nancy. Myers Auction Gallery image.
Last Updated on Monday, 21 March 2011 12:41

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