Unique Gifts For The Holidays? Fine Art, Jewelry & Collectibles Go Up For Bid At Turner Auctions + Appraisals
Online Auction Features Over 310 Lots on Saturday, December 17
SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, CA, December 2, 2022 – Turner Auctions + Appraisals is pleased to present Fine Art, Jewelry & Collectibles on Saturday, December 17, 2022. The online auction features over 310 diverse lots, just in time for holiday gift-giving – or enjoying oneself! Fine art includes paintings, engravings, lithographs, woodcuts, and screen prints by many noted artists, including Marc Chagall, Raoul Dufy, Leroy Neiman, Jane Peterson, Loran Speck, Carol Jablonsky, Robert Lyn Nelson, Peter Max, Hoi Lebadang, Irving Amen, and John West.
Jewelry includes necklaces, pendants, earrings, bracelets, brooches, rings, and wedding bands. Most feature gold, platinum, or silver and are accented by precious or semi-precious stones such as diamond, ruby, emerald, blue topaz, sapphire, cultured or seed pearls, jade, amethyst, garnet, lapis lazuli, opal, coral, turquoise or others. There are women’s and men’s watches, including a lapel watch and pocket watches. Numerous groupings of vintage, antique, or costume jewelry are also available. Among the highlights for women are the Cartier gold LOVE Bracelet, an array of Hermès scarves, and some designer accessories.
There are also a wide range of collectibles and decorative arts: Tiffany and Cross pens; framed feather leis from Boris Huang; vintage Champagne, water, and beer bottles; Austrian intaglio glass place-card holders; a Byzantine-style carved wood panel; and much more. Works from Asia include several Buddhas and an Indian deity. From China are carved soapstone chops, embroidered silk panels, jade items, and a lacquered game box. From Japan are tsubas, netsukes, and woodblock prints. Among the tableware and serving ware are sterling silver cocktail picks from Tiffany, flatware, candlesticks, and a salver; and glass and porcelain decanters, including one from Daum. Last but not least are several guitars and banjos, including a 1940s Gibson L-7 Arch Top acoustic guitar, a 1960s Martin & Co. 12-string acoustic guitar, and Chickenfoot and Staind electric guitars. Several Pearl Jam signed album covers round out the sale.
Turner Auctions + Appraisals begins its online auction on Saturday, December 17, 2022, at 10:30 am PST; sale items are available for preview and bidding now. The online auction will be featured live on multiple platforms: LiveAuctioneers, Invaluable, Bidsquare, iCollector, and Turner Auctions + Appraisals’ free mobile app, which can be downloaded from the App Store or Google Apps (“Turner Auctions”). All are easily accessed through ‘Upcoming Auctions’ at the company’s website: www.turnerauctionsonline.com/upcoming-auctions.
Here is information on the upcoming online sale (please see online auction and lot details in the online catalog):
Lot 197: Cartier 18k Gold LOVE Bracelet: Circa 1970-80’s, the LOVE bracelet with screw motifs and closure, with accompanying screwdriver; signed Cartier 750 412255; weighing approximately 30.4 grams; inner circumference: 6 1/2in. (moderate wear evident). Estimate $2,000-$3,000.
Lot 4: Artist: Jane Peterson (1876-1965). Title/Description: Floral Still Life. Signature: Signed lower right. Date Created: c. Early/Mid-20th Century. Size: 20in x 22in; 25 1/2in x28in (frame). Material/Ground: Oil on canvas. Condition: There is an area of paint loss/chipping and slight surface cracking at the left side of the bouquet. Estimate $4,000-$6,000.
Lot 169: 1940s Gibson L-7 Arch Top Acoustic Guitar. 1945-1946 Gibson sunburst acoustic guitar. Inside oval white paper label, Serial number: 99191 /Gibson, Inc./ Kalamazoo, Mich. With Lifton case. Condition: Overall good; scratches/scuffing and wear to the surface of the body, and light scuffing to sides/back; the pick guard with cracking/degraded. Estimate $4,000-$6,000.
Lor 12: Artist: Loran Speck (1943-2011). Title/Description: Peppers and Tomato Still Life. Signature: Signed lower left. Date Created: c. 20th Century. Size: 5in x 8in; 12in x 15in (frame). Material/Ground: Oil on board. Good condition. Estimate $2,000-$4,000.
Lot 215: Star Sapphire and Platinum Ring. Centering a light bluish-gray, oval-shaped star sapphire measuring 12.35 x 11.42 x 11.05mm and weighing approximately 16.85cts, semi-opaque, with 6-rayed, strong asterism; weighing approximately 17.5 grams; size 5. Estimate $800-$1,200.
Lot 153: 18th-Century Chinese Export Platter. Chinese export oval platter with hand-painted gilt floral pattern rim and central armorial decoration with eagle’s head, unmarked; 17 3/4in x 13 3/4in. (Hand-written note taped on back is faded, but partially reads: “…bgt at Manheim’s & is a collectors item…”) Condition: Overall good, wear to glaze, mostly at center of armorial; two small surface chips on rim, but otherwise no chips/cracks found. Estimate $800-$1,200.
Lot 165: Artist: Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858). Title/Description: “Akasaka Kiribatake” (Paulownia Plantation at Akasaka), from the series “Meisho Edo hyakkei” (100 Famous Views of Edo). Date Created: 1856. Size: 14in x 9 1/2in (sight); 18 1/4in x 14 1/4in (frame). Material/Ground: oban tate-e print. Good condition. Estimate $1,000-$2,000.
Lot 181: Hermès Paris Cashmere & Silk Blend Shawl. 65% Cashmere and 35% Silk. Measurements: 53″ x 53″ approximately. Condition: Condition: Excellent – shows very minor evidence of handling. Estimate $400-$600.
Lot 151: Carved Wood Burmese Buddha. A c. 18th-century Burmese polychrome painted wood-crowned Buddha. Size: 18 1/2″ high (approx.). Estimate $700-$900.
Lot 1: Artist: Attributed to Sir Thomas Lawrence (1769-1830). Title/Description: Portrait Sketch of Samuel Fowler. Date Created: 19th Century. Signature: Unsigned or not visible. Size: 14 1/2in x 11 1/2in (sight); 22 1/4in x 19in (frame). Material/ Ground: Pencil on paper. Condition: Toning, light spotting. Estimate $1,500-$2,500.
Lot 205: Tiffany & Co. Bloodstone and 14k Gold Gent’s Ring. Centering an oval-shaped bloodstone plaque; signed Tiffany & Co.; weighing approximately 13.1 grams; size 7 1/2 (personalized on inner shank). Estimate $300-$500.
Lot 159: Late 19th-Century Chinoiserie Lacquered Game Box. 19th-century Chinoiserie black lacquer game and card box. Scalloped shaped form, carved fu dog head feet, allover gilt decoration with floral corners and gilt and polychrome reserves of landscape and garden scenes. Interior with decorated lid and edges, fitted with a central rectangular box, two rectangular trays, and eight curved trays. Size: 5″ H x 13 1/4″ W (incl. feet) x 7 1/8″ D (incl. feet) Condition: Overall good. The reserves on the top and back are worn/faded, otherwise light exterior wear. Cracks to corners of lid. Interior, trays, and box are bright with little wear. Estimate $400-$600.
Lot 31: Artist: Robert Lyn Nelson (b. 1955). Title/Description: Stormy Sea/Island Window Fantasy with Owl, Squirrel, Turtles, and Other Creatures. Signature: Signed lower right. Date Created: 21st Century. Size: 38in x 24in; 45in x 33in (frame). Material/Ground: Acrylics and oil on canvas. Good condition. Estimate $1,000-$1,500.
Lot 243: Opal, Diamond, Ruby, and Silver Pendant with Chain. In blackened silver, the pendant centering a pear-shaped opal measuring approximately 28 x 9.5mm, with baguette-cut diamond and round-cut pink sapphire surrounds; estimated diamond weight: 0.75ct.; pendant length: 2in., chain length: 29in. Estimate $300-$500.
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Based in South San Francisco, Turner Auctions + Appraisals was founded by Stephen Turner to expand and complement the capabilities of Stephen G. Turner Associates, an auction and appraisal consulting firm founded in 2004. Turner Auctions + Appraisals presents online auctions in diverse categories of personal property (www.turnerauctionsonline.com). Among them are Fine Arts, Decorative Arts, Asian Arts, Toys, Jewelry, Militaria, Ethnic Arts, and others. The company offers a range of auction and appraisal services for buyers, sellers, and collectors. Online auctions are held several times a month. Working with leading live and online auction houses on the West Coast since 1991, Turner is a professional appraiser of personal property and seasoned auctioneer. His areas of expertise include fine art, decorative arts, antiques & residential contents. The company welcomes consignments and appraisals.
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