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Art, Asian, Americana all in John McInnis auction Dec. 31
|Written by Auction House PR|
|Monday, 17 December 2012 16:59|
AMESBURY, Mass. – John McInnis Auctioneers will conduct an important antique estates auction on New Year’s Eve day, Monday, Dec. 31, beginning at 10 a.m. EST. LiveAuctioneers.com will provide Internet live bidding.
The auction will feature paintings, Americana, Asian items including a beautiful selection of early robes, porcelains, lighting, marine, Continental, clocks, textiles, a quilt collection, Victoriana, silver and jewelry. Over 700 fresh estate lots will be sold with items coming from local estates on Boston’s North Shore.
Highlights include a painting by Park Soo Keun (Korean 1914-1965) titled Recess, descended from a Lutheran minister who lived in Seoul while on a humanitarian effort from 1954 to 1959 This painting has been consigned from a family member and has never been out of the family since it was acquired in the 1950s and carries an estimate of $200,000-$400,000.
Additional highlights include an 18th century North Shore period bonnet-top highboy; an important three-stone diamond ring (D,VVS1, 4.42 carats); a fire bucket descended from the Noyes family of Newburyport, Mass; a rare gold mourning locket containing hair of President Abraham Lincoln; exceptional detailed 19th century herbarium with sample plant forms from around the world; historical ephemera regarding the Custer massacre; early silver gilt reliquary holding the “True Cross of Jesus;” paintings by artists such as S.F.M. Badger, C. Myron Clark, George L. Noyes, Daubigny, Harry Smith, Henricks A. Hallett and Andy Warhol prints.
Internet live bidding will be facilitated by LiveAuctioneers.com.
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 www.LiveAuctioneers.com.
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|Last Updated on Monday, 17 December 2012 17:28|