SARASOTA, FLORIDA – An eclectic mix of fine art, antiques and Asian pieces promises an exciting auction on Saturday, April 30, 2016, at Sarasota Estate Auction in Sarasota, Florida.
Among the offerings are the works of such artists as Dutch painter Josef Israels (1824 – 1911), a prominent Hague School tonalist known for his historical, landscape and religious themes, as well as “The Alpha and Omega” Old Master painting, of Edwinsford Collection provenance, which depicts the prophet Isaiah reading a Hebrew scroll while flanked by cherubs.
Notable among the Asian items is a signed Qing Dynasty vase depicting a five-claw dragon, which indicates it was an imperial vase.
Also featured is the remaining collection of a Countess from Monte Carlo, now residing in Naples, Florida.
The public auction will be held 12-4 p.m. Eastern Standard Time at 6030 N. Lockwood Ridge Road in Sarasota. Beer, wine and refreshments will be served. Online bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.com and Invaluable.com. Absentee and phone bidding are also available. A buyer’s premium applies.
Prospective bidders may preview the auction items Wednesday to Friday, April 27-29, 2016, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST, or view the online catalog at www.SarasotaEstateAuction.com. Telephone: (941) 359-8700. AU #4555, AB #3375.