Invaluable, the world’s leading online live auction marketplace, today announced that it has partnered with E.M. Wallace Auctions & Appraisals, a premier auction house based in Central Florida, to make the June 28th Summer Delights auction available for online bidding exclusively through the Invaluable platform. The auction is scheduled to take place on June 28, 2015, starting at 12:00pm EDT, and will feature everything from jewelry and coins to French crystal and fine art. Bidders can view the full catalog on Invaluable.com and bid online in real-time during the live auction.
Featured artwork being offered as part of the sale includes a drawing entitled My Potential Future Based on Present Circumstances by contemporary artist Beth Campbell, which is expected to realize $6,000 - $9,000; an abstract watercolor entitled A Busted Co-Star in the Grass by Amy Sillman, which is estimated at $3,600 - $7,500; and an expressionistic and loosely surreal image of Greek Kouroi, created in mixed media by T.L. Lange, which is expected to realize $2,400 - $4,800.
“We are very excited to be working with E.M. Wallace Auctions & Appraisals to provide online bidding for their upcoming Summer Delights auction,” said Rob Weisberg, Invaluable CEO. “Erin-Marie Wallace offers an unmatched depth of knowledge in the marketplace, and we are proud to make the merchandise offered through this sale available to Invaluable bidders around the world.”
Important lots of jewelry being offered as part of the auction include a matched pair of modernist, 14k gold wedding bands by celebrated Greenwich Village designer, Sam Kramer, which are estimated to realize $1,000 - $2,000. A Jose Hess 14k yellow gold and diamond bracelet, with twelve, channel set, round diamonds, is expected to realize $1,500 - $2,500, while a gold charm bracelet, featuring Austrian and Swiss gold coins, is estimated at $1,200 - $2,400.
Additional noteworthy lots included in the sale include a Chinese carved jade belt hook with carved dragons, thought to date back to the Qing dynasty, which is estimated at $300 - $600; and an antique New England Glass Company pattern glass paperweight, which is expected to realize $500 - $800.
“All of our auctions are broadcast live, in real-time, over the internet using Invaluable, allowing bidders to participate in our sales no matter their location,” said E.M. Wallace Auctions & Appraisals CEO Erin-Marie Wallace M.A., A.U. “Partnering with Invaluable has helped us expand the reach of our auction sales, while utilizing technology to realize record auction results.”
Invaluable, a leading online live auction marketplace, features a live online bidding platform that allows collectors and dealers to bid in real-time in auctions held around the world. As the leading developer of SaaS and e-commerce applications for the auction industry, Invaluable provides auction houses with e-commerce and marketing solutions, as well as auction management software. Invaluable’s best-in-class historical price database includes more than 58 million complete auction results, totaling more than $204 billion in value. Founded in 1989 and headquartered in Boston, Invaluable also has an office in the United Kingdom. For more information, visit www.Invaluable.com or follow us on Twitter: @InvaluableLive.
About E.M. Wallace Auctions & Appraisals
E. M. Wallace Auctions & Appraisals is extremely passionate about the items in their care and feel an exceptional honor to be the short-term care-takers of such amazing works of art. They are active participants of the Tarpon Springs Chamber and Charities - including being proud sponsors of the Chamber's Annual Plein-Air Art Event; also acting as Auctioneer & MC for its CHAIR-ity Chair Auction and on behalf of The Tarpon Spring's Shepherd Center Events. In October of 2013 the company received a Key To The City from the Mayor at their Gallery Opening in Tarpon Spring's Historic Downtown Shopping District. As owner, Erin-Marie Wallace is a Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) Candidate, a Member of the National Auctioneers Association (NAA), and a current Expert/Evaluator for Lofty.com. In her previous experience, Ms. Wallace has driven over $1,500,000 in annual profit; and has a current proven track record of auctioning sales into the upper 6-figures. For more information, visit www.emwaa.com.