Name Dropping in South Florida - Tiffany, Jensen, Handel, Roseville and More
J. K. Galleries of Boca Raton will host these and many more famous names on Memorial Day weekend May 25, 26.
PR9.NET May 03, 2008 - BOCA RATON, FL - Beginning Sunday May 25, Jay Kielstock, owner of J. K. Galleries in Boca Raton plans to dazzle his audience for two days with an offering of works by brand names seldom seen in these quantities in South Florida.
Opening day will feature a huge helping of art, primarily European, ranging from Old Masters to contemporary. Setting the table for the feast will be over a dozen sliver flatware sets including Grand Baroque, Tiffany and Jensen accompanied by a rare Jensen lady's sterling compact and multiple lots of holloware from all makes and periods. That will be followed by a shower of American and European art glass with labels like Loetz, Lalique, Moser, Daum, Mt. Washington, Wavecrest and Sandwich. Included will be a rare mid-century Vatican micro mosaic plaque of Madonna and Child.
For desert Kielstock will present a Handel Bedouin Nomad with camel lamp, a Handel Parrot lamp, Pairpoint lamps, Continental porcelain including Meissen, Old Paris, Sevres, Herend, Chantilly, artist signed Limoges, Royal Bayreuth and KPM. That will be topped off with fine jewelry including twenty four watches by such famous names as by Rolex, Cartier and Patek Phillipe and single stones from 2 ct to 6 ct. On the block also will be Championship watches and rings from the 1986 Boston Celtics and cufflinks from the 1958 New York Yankees.
Monday May 26 will be Art Pottery Day with over 500 lots of Newcomb, Teco, Saturday Evening Girls, artist signed Rookwood, Van Briggle, Weller and Roseville including a Pine Cone Trophy vase, a pair of Pine Cone vases, Baneda vases, Sunflower vases and a rare Roseville dealer sign plus 25 lots of Roseville Futura including a green Rocketship. The Weller selection will include an entire Mammy set plus Majolica, a Blackberry jardiniere and pedestal and Stangle birds.
Kielstock is running additional phone lines to encourage bidder participation. The Gallery can be reached at (561) 477-0008. The sale will also be carried live online by LiveAuctioneers.com. Log on to http://www.liveauctioneers.com/catalog/15742 to register for the sale, view the catalog as it is posted and to place early bids. Absentee bids are also encouraged and welcomed. Send absentee bids to the Gallery address at J.K. GALLERIES, INC., 8221 W. Glades Road, Suite #13, Boca Raton, FL 33434. Preview begins at the Gallery on Thursday May 22 and will continue to sale time on Sunday at 1:00PM. The Gallery has seating for 200 and seats can be reserved by phone, mail or email. The email address is firstname.lastname@example.org.
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