• Local Family collections of Fine Art Offered Publicly for the First Time – March 26, 2017


    Georges Brasseur’s Painting of White Liliess, Roses and Carnations

    Local family collections of Fine Art Offered Publicly for the First Time – March 26, 2017

    The auction will be conducted March 26th at 2:00pm EDT in Tarpon Springs, Florida by Rare-Era.com, an exclusive global brokerage firm, specializing in certified Auctions, Sales & Appraisals of select fine art, decorative art and jewelry, bidding is available online, phone and absentee.

    TARPON SPRINGS, Florida – Selections from the family collection of artist Georges Brasseur will be sold at auction as will, an excellent genre scene by William Bromley and a large grouping of American and European Art Glass and Ceramics will be sold at the ‘Moved by March’ Spring Celebration auction hosted by Rare-Era.com, March 26, 2017 at 2:00pm EDT. All of these items come from collections on the West Coast of Florida.

    The online event will be held Sunday, March 26th at 2:00pm EDT and will include a refined selection of European and American paintings, Native American and Taxco Jewelry, American and European Glass and 17 – 18th century books.

    For those unable to attend in person, online bidding will be provided by www.LiveAuctioneers.com and www.Rare-Era.com. Bidders may view the full catalog at both sites. Absentee bids may be left on the site, live online bidding is available and phone and absentee bids are always welcome.

    Several highlights at this auction are lots by listed Belgian Artist Georges Brasseur. “Due to their global importance, Fine Art Connoisseur magazine specifically chose these pieces for an editorial in their March / April. The pieces were consigned by a direct descendant of the artist and this is the first time they have been seen publicly.” said Erin-Marie Wallace CEO and Auctioneer of Rare-Era.com. “Complimenting these pieces are realist genre paintings by William Bromley and Rudolf Klingsbogl”

    Several examples of European porcelain are stand out lots in this auction. One of the rarest pieces of Meissen porcelain offered recently, the Snuff taker is a whimsical example of 18th century soft-paste porcelain. The mold has come to auction once before at Christie’s where it exceeded estimate to reach $11,400 this example, arguably stronger in glaze and gilding techniques is estimated between $5000 and $10000.

    Another piece of Meissen porcelain which has interest is a covered vase, this piece is hand painted with birds amongst foliage on a blue ground and is expected to sell between $500 and $1000.

    The auction also features more contemporary 20th century works, a vibrant tapestry by PierLuigi Parodi (b. 1933, Genoa, Italy & Brazil), with a 6-color stylized floral design is striking and offers an impeccable provenance. It is expected to fetch between $1000 – $2000. A signed silkscreen by the same artist with similar provenance is also being offered.

    Jewelry is always popular and this auction has several Native American lots like this Zuni cluster cuff bracelet with turquoise cabochons (est. $500 – $1000) and this piece from Taxco, Mexico by Feliepe Martinez (eat. $200 – $400).

    The Moved by March’ Spring Celebration auction, hosted by Rare-Era will begin Sunday, March 26th at 2:00pm EDT.

    The founders of Rare-Era.com have over 60 years’ experience uniting exemplary expertise with respectful service to the benefit of esteemed clients and partners around the world. Rare-Era is an exclusive global brokerage firm, specializing in certified auction sales & appraisals of select fine art, decorative art and jewelry, serving over 60 countries.

    The firm is always accepting quality merchandise for future auctions. To inquire about consigning a single piece, an estate or an entire collection, you may call them at (727) 240-1172 or send an e-mail to Info@Rare-Era.com .

    To learn more about Rare-Era.com and their upcoming ‘Moved by March’ Spring Celebration Auction scheduled for March 26, please visit www.Rare-Era.com.