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Turner Auctions + Appraisals Announces Part 2 of The Grace Garcia Estate on Sunday, June 26

Jun 08,2022 | 11:05 EDT By Turner Auctions + Appraisals

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, CA, June 5, 2022Turner Auctions + Appraisals is pleased to present the Grace Garcia Estate, Part 2, on Sunday, June 26, 2022. This sale features an extensive array of religious items, fine and decorative arts, and collectibles from the personal collection of the late Grace Garcia, owner of Gilroy Antiques in Gilroy, California, for over 30 years. Called Gracie by all who knew her, she was a passionate collector who traveled throughout the world, adding beautiful things along the way. This auction also includes several lots from other collectors, including paintings by William Russell Flint and Mauritz Frederik Hendrich de Haas, and groupings of character dolls and costume figures.

Lot 153, French Gilt Birdcage Automaton, Estimate $800-$1,200

Items of fine art and decorative art in this sale from the trust of the Grace Garcia Estate are diverse and eclectic, mostly from the 18th to 20th centuries. This sale features a vast selection of religious items – giltwood angels and putti; monstrances; framed plaques of Christ, angels, Madonna, saints, and popes; Greek, Russian and Christian icons; table and relief altars, painted altar statues and figures; numerous crosses and crucifixes in various materials; reliquaries; sacred hearts; figurines; embroidered panels; two framed certificates of past popes; carved wood saint figures; and numerous other devotional items. Artworks include paintings by Gerrit Neven and William Rowe, and a small selection of marble busts. Among the many lots of decorative arts are porcelain boxes, vases, figures, busts and figurines; a birdcage automaton; cat or dog vases, boxes, figures and memorials; small toys; Victorian shell objects; French glass egg boxes; silver serving ware and decorative items; a Rivenc music box; rococo-style gilt candelabra; a Neoclassical-style crystal urn; a Taj Mahal tapestry; items under glass domes; and more. Rounding out the sale are early-20th century postcard and ephemera albums; art books; and an Indian apothecary cabinet.

Turner Auctions + Appraisals begins its online auction on Sunday, June 26, 2022, at 10:30 am PDT; sale items are available for preview and bidding online via Bidsquare

By Turner Auctions + Appraisals LLC