BERLIN, N.J. — On Saturday, February 8th, 2014, Waterford's Art & Antiques Auctioneers will hold its first exclusively online sale — Unreserved Antique and Collectible Auction —
beginning at 10:00 AM EST on www.liveauctioners.com. Previews of the sale are available at the Waterford's, 147 Jackson Rd. Berlin, NJ, on Wednesday February 5 and Thursday February 6 from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., and Friday February 7 from 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
The sale will include a wide variety of lots including Chinese, Japanese, European and American works of fine and decorative art as well as collectibles and memorabilia.
Lots from China and Japan include snuff bottles; famille verte; Blue & White and Famille Rose porcelain; ivory figures; paintings on hanging scrolls; gold, jade and coral hairpins; contemporary prints; woodblock prints including Kitagawa Utamaro; studio ceramics and lacquer tea sets. Among the lots from this section expected to draw much interest is:
• A Chinese Blue and White Porcelain Jar, of ovoid form tapering toward the foot, the jar painted in underglaze blue with figures in a pavilion by an elm tree above a border of waves encircling the foot, with wear to the surface, measuring approximately 9 3/4 inches in height. It carries a presale estimate of $2,000 to $3,000.
• A Japanese Woodblock Print, in Frederick Harer Frame, in frame approximately 17 1/2 inches wide by 21 1/2 inches high. It is expected fetch between $700 and $900.
European and American Lots include antique Mezzotints; continental furniture with marble tops; Baccarat and Orrefors crystal; Royal Worcester porcelain; sterling silver boxes and accessories; continental brass candlesticks; oil paintings and prints; and mid-century furniture including a Milo Baughman/Thayer Coggin sofa. An Erika Lagerbielke Orrefors crystal vase, the body faceted, the base etched with Orrefors signature "Orrefors EL 4729.22," measuring 7 7/8 inches in height carries a presale estimate of $100 to $150.
Collectibles and memorabilia include:
• Historic documents related to the foundation of the government of New York
• Autographed presidential photographs including Ronald Reagan
• Signed Hanna Barbera "Flintstones" cel
• Contemporary sporting prints and game hunting books
For more information and to register to bid, visit www.liveauctioneers.com or contact Waterford’s Art & Antiques Auctioneers at 147 Jackson Rd. Berlin, NJ 08009; (856) 336- 5551; or www.waterfordsauction.com.