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Exceptional Summer Estate Sale, July 27th, Kaminski Auctions

A rare 19th C. French gilt bronze mirrored plateau suite measuring 78 inches long.

A rare 19th C. French gilt bronze mirrored plateau suite measuring 78 inches long. Source: Kaminski Auctions

Next Sunday, July 27, the flagship Massachusetts branch of Kaminski Auctions will be holding an exceptional summer estate sale. See below for more information. The New York branch of Kaminski Auctions is located on the main floor of The Manhattan Art & Antique Center, Gallery #28, 917.701.8162. Kaminski offers free expert appraisal service at the Center every Tuesday from 10:30 am – 5:00 pm.

Kaminski Auctions July 27th estate sale features an outstanding array of fine art, silver, jewelry and Asian antiques.  Jewelry and silver items include a 14.25 carat square cut emerald ring, set with 18 round brilliant diamonds in platinum.  This exquisite ring is estimated at $30000-$35000. There is also a four plus carat Colombian emerald with two triangular side diamonds valued at  $5000-$10000.  A classic ladies Chopard 18K diamond and gold watch with a mother of pearl face and 34 total diamonds is another top jewelry lot valued at  $6000-$10,000.

The auction also features an important pair of antique Bohemian uranium colored cut glass decanters with enamel decoration bearing the emblem of Zill al-Sultan, the Qajar prince who ruled Isfahan, Iran’s former capital from 1874 – 1907.  These wonderful decanters were produced especially for the Islamic market.

Highlights of the sale include silver items from a California estate. There is a stunning Buccellati silver pitcher, signed “Buccellati Italy”, a rare 19th century French plateau suite measuring 78 inches long in mirrored gilt bronze valued at $20,000-$30,000, and a .800 silver equestrian trophy, inscribed ” Hong Kong Jockey Club, 1892, The Ashley Cup, valued at $6000-$12000, as well as a set of 12 English sterling silver plates marked “PS” valued at $8000-$12000.

Fine art in the sale features an oil on canvas titled “An Afternoon of Homework” by British artist John Thomas Peele (1822-1897), an oil on canvas of a mother with baby in a cradle by American artist Harry Roseland and a street scene by French artist, Henry Lesur.  California art collectors will not want to miss a wonderful work by Carl W. Peters (American 1897-1980), titled “Pier, Shacks and Sails”.

For Chinese collectors there is also a large selection of Chinese huanguali and zitan furniture, jade, Chinese porcelain and Chinese and Tibetan gilt bronze buddhas.

Other items of interest in the sale include a lot of miniature Medieval cast lead knight figures, which includes individual figures, vignettes, and dioramas, on oak wood stands, from the Higgins Armory Museum, Worcester, MA, valued at  $5000-$10000 and a rare violin, marked Gabriel Buchstetter, dated 1768 and estimated at $3000-$5000.

Preview for this exciting sale starts Thursday- Saturday, July 24th-July 26th, 10:00-5:00 pm and starting at 8:00am on Sunday July 27th, day of sale. The auction begins at 10:00 am at the Kaminski Auction gallery, 117 Elliott Street, Rt. 62, Beverly,Massachusetts.

For more information or to preview the sale and register online go to or call 978-927-2223.

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