A special sale of over 200 pieces of Fine and Decorative Arts and Antiques from the estate of Ephraim L. Marks and David M. Rice. These works are being sold per the request of Ephraim L. Marks and David M. Rice to support acquisitions at Joslyn Art Museum. An incredible opportunity to own a piece of fine art and decorative art from this important collection. THE BEST OF NEW & THE CHOICEST OF ANTIQUES together with - An estate of high-end French, Mid-Century and Traditional furniture, and Museum quality fine art.
FURNITURE: 19th Century inlaid French Bombe’ chest, ornate bronze mounted French table, French Empire chairs. An outstanding Berkey & Gay dining room set, three other dining sets, pair of Art Nouveau arm chairs, vitrine table, French Empire table and chairs and a 19th Century primitive table. Large Chinese lacquer brides cabinet, excellent chests and lamp tables, several nice sofas, including a McGuire sofa, outstanding set of eight dining chairs. A very nice Contemporary queen’s size bed, other beds and chests.
ART: a very large collection of Museum quality fine art: oil paintings, watercolors and prints. Artist represented include P. Picasso, M. Chagall, G. Barque, R. Wood, F. Jones, T. Rooke, L. Herbo and P. George. A charming 19th Century oil portrait of children, black and white photo by Peter Buffet, Japanese wood block prints, a unique circus poster and a poster of the Normandie. Ancient Chinese and Japanese temple carvings, French Bronze sculptures, Art Deco bronze of a girl and contemporary aluminum and bronze sculpture.
DECORATIVE ARTS: antique and contemporary ceramic pieces including works by Steve Polchert and Jerry Horning, glass, textiles and needle work, mixed media, paper mache and photos.
JEWELRY: we have a large amount of 14K, 18K, platinum and silver jewelry, set with diamonds, emeralds, rubies and sapphires. A yellow diamond solitaire in a platinum setting, cameos, pearls, chains, Native American silver and turquoise and a very, very large amount of high end costume jewelry including Miriam Haskell, Weiss, Kramer, Trifari, Eisenberg and Brandies.
CHINA AND PORCELAIN: Fine china including; a large set of Spode Blue Tower, Minton, Royal Copenhagen, two sets of Wedgwood, Lenox, Haviland, Bavarian, Dansk, Belleek, Franciscan Desert Rose, Chinese blue & white porcelain including a palace size jardinière and Polish ceramics. Figurines include Dresden, Herend, Lladro (one large Lladro cost $8,000), Royal Doulton, German and Fitz and Floyd.
GLASS: Tiffany, Steuben, Loetz, Charles Lotton, Baccarat, Lalique, Waterford, American Brilliant cut glass, Venetian, Cranberry, brides baskets and a large Fenton collection, Lalique and cut crystal stemware.
LAMPS & CHANDELIERS: many rare and high end Contemporary and Antique table and floor lamps. Sevres table lamp, Waterford lamps, bronze crane lamps, ten chandeliers and many, many more. SILVER: sterling silver flatware including Grande Baroque and Wallace Baroque tea and coffee service. Unusual silver plate pieces, trays, tea sets, chaffing dishes, flatware and large unusual serving pieces and much, much more.
MISCELLANEOUS: French bronze Empire clock, marble obelisk, and Russian samovars, HD flat screen LED-3D-TV (two years old and cost $2400.00). French bronze wall candelabras, cut crystal French wall candelabras, 19th French thermometer, vintage train set, oriental carpets, Lecruset cookware, long horn steer hide, early sled, trunks, African masks, Hummel plates and bells. This is a huge sale with many quality items! For a complete listing and over 100 photos please see our website. WWW.COLLECTORSCHOICEOMAHA.COM
Sat.*, Sun. & Mon – July 26, 27 & 28
3504 CENTER STREET 9 AM – 4 PM *numbers available at 8am