70-piece Spode China set on offer March 29

THOMASTON, Maine — On Wednesday, March 29, 2017, Thomaston Place Auction Galleries will conduct an online-only live auction that will include a diversity of decorative and collectible items, all with modest opening bids. A set of Spode China is among the lots garnering bidder interest ahead of the sale.

The sale will be conducted simultaneously on three online auction sites: Thomaston Place Auction Galleries’ own platform, Thomaston Live; LiveAuctioneers; and BidSquare.

Spode China set Headlining Exciting Selection

Spode china

72-piece Spode China set. (All photos courtesy Thomaston Place Auction Galleries)

This 550-lot sale will offer original artwork, furniture, ephemera, Asian art, time pieces, china & pottery, art glass, lighting, and many other decorative and collectible items.Some of the featured lots include a 72-piece set of Copeland Spode Stone China in the Fitzhugh Blue Pattern ($600-$800); a framed 18th century Florentine hand-painted fan, measuring 10 1/2″ by 19 1/2 ($800-$1,200); a vintage Japanese tin litho Pigeon Scooter Friction Toy, circa 1950s, with a rider ($150-$200); and a Meiji Period Oban tate-e triptych woodblock, titled “Ginza Avenue, Tokoyo’ by Hiroshige III, circa 1876 ($700-$900).

Thomaston Place owner and auctioneer Kaja Veilleux noted: “This exciting new format gives bidders the excitement of participating in a live auction from wherever they are. And, the diversity of items, all offered unreserved, makes this a sale that no one should miss.”

Participants can register and place pre-auction (or absentee) bids any time prior to 11 a.m. EST on March 29. The live online auction will start at 11:00 EST on March 29, and registered participants may place online bids on items as they come up for sale.

For more information, visit www.thomastonplaceauction.com, call 207-354-8141.

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