SOUTHAMPTON, Pa. – On Friday, August 20, Stephenson’s Auctioneers of Southampton (suburban Philadelphia), Pa., will carry out the 2021 edition of its normally-lively Summer Attractive Arts Auction, that includes antique and classic products from collections and estates as a result of the Mid-Atlantic location. The 426-good deal sale will consider put at the company’s spacious Bucks County gallery, with remote bidding available through mobile phone or dwell on-line as a result of LiveAuctioneers.
With its a long time-prolonged popularity for presenting good estate jewelry at auction, family-owned Stephenson’s will the moment all over again be presenting a wide range of rings, watches, necklaces, bracelets and brooches of remarkable good quality. This time the auction jewelry box will open up to reveal exceptional items for each adult men and women of all ages, topped by a classic gentlemen’s Rolex.
Just about every person wants a wristwatch that is both of those handsome and trusted. The sale’s headliner, a Rolex 14K gold Oyster Perpetual Chronometer Day product matches the invoice properly. It has a significant website link bracelet and full excess weight of 107.5 grams, and is in doing the job purchase. This statement piece from a person of the world’s most revered look at manufacturers is approximated at $5,000-$7,000. Another prime entry is a Chopard (Swiss) Automated Chronometer Sport wristwatch with a 39mm stainless situation, silver dial and skeletal window on reverse. Estimate: $3,000-$4,000.
The women’s jewelry portion warrants cautious exploration, as there are treasures to be uncovered during. A featured attraction is a stunning Edwardian platinum ring established with a few significant, round, European-cut diamonds at its artfully domed heart. The most significant of the stones is sized 6.0mm, although the other two primary stones are sized 5.5mm every. The stellar trio is surrounded by 26 scaled-down accent diamonds. Professional specs suggest a diamond clarity of I1 and color assessment of KLM, with a whole body weight of 3.45ct. This stylish antique ring comes to auction with a $3,000-$5,000 estimate.
A gorgeous, entirely marked David Yurman 16in Tahitian pearl ‘chainmail’ necklace is composed of sterling silver with 18K yellow gold accents on its 11 pearl pendants. Measuring 16 inches long and weighing 97.4dwt, it could appeal its way to a winning bid in the $1,000-$2,000 selection. Other standout designs contain an Artwork Deco platinum, diamond and sapphire strap bracelet, $2,500-$4,500 a trio of 18K-gold, diamond-lower bangles, $1,500-$2,500 and a innovative Cornelis Hollander customized platinum and diamond pendant on a rubber twine, $1,500-$2,000.
Various sterling silver flatware sets will be supplied, such as a Stieff Co., 42-piece partial set in the “Rose” pattern. Presented in a partitioned wooden chest, it is estimated at $1,000-$1,500. In addition, there are many tons of unfastened sterling silver flatware and utensils, as nicely as sterling serving plates, a Georgian-period fish set, $200-$300 and a number of ornamental items, such as a Cartier sterling basket, $100-$200 and a 3-dimensional sterling elephant determine marked ‘925’ and weighing 12.55ozt., $250-$300.
The varied fine artwork collection involves a group whole lot of 11 Rockwell Kent (American, 1882-1971) lithographs on paper, every matted, pencil-signed at lessen right and sized 9½ by 7 inches (sight). Stephenson’s operator/auctioneer Cindy Stephenson remarked that Kent, who has an avid adhering to among collectors, “wore a lot of hats for the duration of his prolonged job – painter, illustrator, lithographer, cartoonist, and even an architect and dairy farmer. When he died, the New York Instances noticed that he had designed an ‘imperishable’ contribution to the artwork of bookmaking in the United States.” The lot of 11 Rockwell Kent lithos is anticipated to promote for $1,500-$2,500.
An extremely attractive late-19th-century French enamel-on-copper portrait plaque depicting a cost-free-spirited youthful lady in a landscape location is introduced in an ornate gilt-metal frame accented by fake gemstones. A wonderful function of artwork, it is modestly estimated at $300-$500. French artistry is also reflected in the group lot of three hand-painted Limoges porcelain trinket bins. They depict, respectively, the Man in the Moon with stars, a champagne bucket and an upright piano. Group estimate: $200-$300
The Italian classical aesthetic is showcased on a pair of hand-painted, marble-topped gilt-metallic pedestals. Just about every column stands 39½ inches tall and boasts lush scenes of classical figures amongst foliage. The pair is approximated at $600-$800.
The unparalleled interest in outside living and yard statuary claims auction achievement for a bronze, Neoclassical-model backyard garden fountain in the form of standing girl on the lookout down sweetly at a chicken that has rested on her arm. Unsigned and produced in the 20th century, it stands 58 inches tall and is entered with a $600-$900 estimate.
Stephenson’s is a preferred supply for collectors of modern day and authentic Midcentury Modern-day home furniture and attractive objects. A substantial Williams Sonoma king-measurement bedframe and headboard carries a $600-$800 estimate, although a up to date Lucite and glass cocktail desk with a freeform spiral foundation is approximated at $300-$500. A quintessential Midcentury Fashionable pottery table lamp of mushroom variety with a pierced shade is an eye-catching shade of sunset orange and stands 14¼ inches significant. Its pre-sale estimate is $200-$300.
Stephenson’s Friday, Aug. 20, 2021 Summer season Attractive Arts Auction will be held dwell at the company’s gallery, beginning at 1 p.m. ET. Distant bidders may possibly take part by cell phone, stay online by LiveAuctioneers or by leaving an absentee bid. Products may possibly be inspected at the gallery on auction working day from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Stephenson’s Auctioneers’ gallery is situated at 1005 Industrial Blvd., Southampton (Bucks County, metro Philadelphia), PA 18966.