Consignments being accepted for the 5th Annual Palm Beach Auction, Hilton Hotel & Conference Center, 150 Australian Ave., West Palm Beach, FL 33406.
Last year's sale had approximately 500 lots per day/1500 lots total.
As of September 25, 2013 we have been commissioned to sell unreserved the largest and likely finest collection of WWI and WWII posters. Numbering 530, they were collected from shortly after WWI until the late 1980's by one person. Of special note, are four complete sets of Norman Rockwell's Four Freedoms, both the large at 40" x 28" and the smaller 28 x 22" sizes. An 18th century shelf clock with faux painted tortiose under gilt decoration in the chinoiserie style. It has a tombstone shaped door and pagoda shaped top surmounted by a brass carrying handle. Its face is engraved with the maker's name, Thomas Swannell, London. As well, the back of the brass works case is engraved and able to be viewed easily through the reverse side door. A portrait 'thought by some to be the earliest of George Washington' executed in 1759 and pictured in the book "Portraits of George Washington" by Eisen, published 1932. An exceptional photograph of Chief Standing Elk by Carl Moon measuring 17 x 11" in the original frame, backing and mat stamped Sante Fe Railway. Used as a decoration in the Alvarado and Fred Harvey Co. hotel, museum and gift shop to spur sales to tourists in the early 20th century. Several good, Native American effigy pipes. A Moro wars cast brass cannon 49" long and an exceptional Moro sword having braided silver wire completely covering with a rhinoceros horn pommel. Several two part 18th century, George III secretaries with glazed and mullioned doors, plus 40 American paintings and several near mint condition Colt pistols.
What do you have to sell?
Day 1- Silver, furniture, accessories, porcelains both Chinese export and European, prints.
Day 2- Arms, armor, military, Native American, Civil War, historical, political, nautical including scrimshaw ship models, ship portraits & naval.
Day 3- Fine art, bronzes, jewelry, Chinese glass, art glass, leaded glass lamps.