SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, CA, July 10, 2023 – Turner Auctions + Appraisals is pleased to present Fine Art, Asian
Art, and Jewelry on Saturday, July 22, 2023. Offering over 315 antique, vintage, and contemporary lots, the
online auction features an eclectic array of artworks, decorative arts, jewelry, coins, and more from various
collectors and estates. Paintings, lithographs, and prints come from diverse artists, including Gustave Baumann,
Clayton Sumner Price, Olaf Carl Seltzer, Ira Yeager, Paul Lauritz, Pablo Picasso, George Rowlett, Serge Poliakoff,
Friedensreich Hundertwasser, Paul Rene Gauguin, Emory Ladanyi, Graciela Rodo Boulanger, John Coughlin,
Barbara Johnson, and others. Highlights among the artworks are signed photographs by Ansel Adams. Several
sculptures are offered, including by Dino Rosin and Grant Speed.
From Asia are diverse offerings: numerous bronze deities from Thailand, India, Tibet, or Burma, including Buddha, Ganesh, Krishna, Kali, and Hanuman figures; a keris dagger; Persian illuminated leaves; a Tibetan painting; and carved nephrite pendants. From Japan are cloisonne,
lacquer, and mixed metal boxes; a hanging scroll painting; a tiger netsuke; and porcelain dish. From China are hanging wall panels and paintings; cocoon-shaped jars; an 18 th -century export platter; vase lamps; metal stirrups; a celadon fishbowl, stone chops; and hardwood armchairs.
There is also an extensive selection of decorative arts: a 19 th -century carousel horse; a singing bird automaton, music box and clock; a one-winged plaster angel; Swedish Argenta vases; 18 th -century torchieres; gilt-bronze and gilt brass candelabra; glass items or collections from Lalique, Swarovski, and Baccarat; decorative eggs; a tea caddy; and more. Religious offerings include Gothic-style reliquaries, an altar cross, and African Orthodox processional cross, a silver and gilt metal chalice, a carved figure of Christ, a Mexican retablo, and Greek icons.
There is also a wide selection of jewelry for women, including necklaces, pendants, bracelets, rings, earrings, pins, and various groupings – many in gold or silver and adorned with precious or semi-precious stones. One jewelry lot features unmounted diamonds; another has unmounted stones, beads, and crystals. For men are wrist- or pocket-watches, fob chains, and cufflinks. Some lots of Old Pawn Southwest jewelry are also available, such as concho belts, necklaces, and belt buckles. Silver lots, mostly in sterling, include flatware, serving ware, platters and chargers, letter openers, two pheasant figures, and other objects. The auction also includes diverse coins: Morgan, Peace, and Liberty silver dollars; collections of Mercury dimes, buffalo nickels, and Lincoln pennies; and several antique or international coins. Completing the sale are a Czech violin; a selection of art books, many on Picasso; automotive hood ornaments; and pens from Mont Blanc and Sheaffer.
Turner Auctions + Appraisals begins its online auction on Saturday, July 22, 2023, at 10:30 am PDT; sale items are available for preview and bidding now. The online auction will be featured live on Bidsquare.com.
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