A selection of 19th century works highlight estate auction at Michaan’s


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Chinese Carved Jade Animals of "Huan," 19th century, estimate: $600-$800


ALAMEDA, Calif.—Michaan’s has announced its November Estate Auction will feature over 700 lots of paintings, sculptures, decorative arts, silver, vintage and estate jewelry, Asian works of art, American and European furniture, stamps and coins. This eclectic auction will offer a broad array of works, with estimates ranging from several hundred to several thousand dollars.

An auction preview will be held Oct. 30-Nov. 1. The auction will take place Nov. 1 at 12 p.m. in the Michaan’s Auctions gallery at 2751 Todd Street in Alameda, Calif.

“This auction will offer you the exceptional opportunity to acquire works at a variety of price points, whether you are building an existing collection or starting anew,” said Scott Bradley, Vice President at Michaan’s.

Samples of highlights to be featured:

Emile Siervert Weinberg, (California 1882-1958), “Still Life with Bowl and Fruit,” estimate: $600-$1,000

Jadeite, Diamond, black onyx, 18 karat white gold ring, estimate: $3,000-$5,000

United States 1878 S trade dollar EF-45, estimate: $250-$300

Chinese carved jade animals of “Huan,” 19th century, estimate: $600-$800

Louis XV style glass six light chandelier, estimate: $400-$600

N. Currier, “American Winter Scene, Evening,” estimate: $300-$500

Irving Sinclair (California 1895-1969), “Nude Descending from Grotto,” estimate: $1,500-$2,000

Salvador Dali (France-Spain 1904-1989), “Triumphant Madonna,” estimate: $200-$400

Howard Arden Edwards, (California 1884-1953), “Where Once the Sage Brush Grew,” estimate: $600-$800

Jadeite, diamond, black onyx, 18 karat white gold brooch, estimate: $2,750-$3,500

Victorian micro mosaic, 12 karat Gold Mourning Brooch, estimate: $350-$450

Victoria, hardstone green chalcedony intaglio, yellow gold brooch depicting Medusa with snakes

Wallace sterling partial dinner service in the Grand Baroque pattern, estimate: $800-$1,200

Gilt Bronze, Plaque of Seated Christ with Disciples, estimate: $300-$400

Fortuny lamp on tripod stand, estimate: $1,000-$1,500

The November Estate Catalog will be available for review online at www.michaans.com.

Michaan’s Auctions is a leading full service auction house on the West Coast specializing in the appraisals and sale of antiques and fine art. Some of Michaan’s specialty departments include Furniture and Decorative Arts, Modern, Contemporary, European and American Paintings and Prints, Books and Manuscripts, Jewelry, Asian Works of Art and Ethnographic Art.

Established in 2002, Michaan’s Auctions holds up to 30 sales each year that attract a broad base of buyers and consignors from all over the world. With one of the largest facilities in Northern California and the bay area’s lowest buyer’s premium Michaan’s offers buyers and sellers the ability to preview and bid on many unique and desirable pieces. Some of these pieces garnered world record prices. In 2005, a world record price was achieved for an A.D.M Cooper, The Three Graces 1915, sold at auction for $21,060 as well as a Eduard Gaertner, German City Street Scene 1831, sold at auction for $266,000.

Michaan’s has built its reputation on its ability to accept single items, groups or entire estates with the “no risk consignment policy,” a policy that sets them apart from other auction houses. Michaan’s team of specialists are dedicated to staying current on the latest issues and developments in the market and are committed to providing personalized and professional attention throughout the entire auction process.

For more information, visit www.michaans.com or e-mail info@michaans.com.

Images courtesy of Michaan’s Auctions.

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United States 1878 S Trade Dollar EF-45, estimate: $250-$300
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Selection from a large collection of German bisque head dolls.
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Louis XV style glass six light chandelier, estimate: $400-$600
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Emile Siervert Weinberg, (California 1882-1958), "Still Life with Bowl and Fruit," estimate: $600-$1,000

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