After 40 years of operating one of New York City’s finest antique lighting shops, Ned Kell and Buddy McCarthy, the venerable owners of Treasures and Trifles, have retired. On Monday evening, April 26th, Grogan and Company Fine Art Auctioneers and Appraisers will conduct the Treasures and Trifles Auction, featuring the entire contents of the Bleecker Street, New York Gallery. The auction, to be held at Grogan & Company’s Dedham Gallery, will be comprised of over 300 lots including an extensive selection of Porcelain, Bronze and Glass Lamps, Chandeliers, Candelabras, Bronzes, Decorative Works of Art, Mirrors and Furniture.
Highlights include a Continental Bronze Figural Two Light Chandelier, estimated at $2,000-3,000, a Pair of Chinese Blue and White Porcelain Prunus Decorated Ginger Jars, estimated at $2,000-3,000 and a Bronze Figure of Apollo, after Leochares, estimated at $2,000-3,000. Asian examples include an unusual Chinese Porcelain “One hundred Antiques” Lamp, estimated at $1,500-2,000 and a Pair of Chinese Famille Verte Black Ground Vases, estimated at $1,500-2,000. In addition to over 200 lamps, the sale has something for everyone, including a large selection of Figural bronzes, Newel Posts, Mercury Glass, Continental Porcelain, Egyptian Revival, Classical and Neoclassical style decorations and desk objects, Etagere’s, Curio Cabinets and other decorative furniture, as well as a large selection of Cut Glass and Gilt Bronze Chandeliers.
The auction exhibition is open to the public and will begin on Saturday, April 24 and run through Monday, April 26, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. The auction will be held at Grogan & Company’s gallery, located at 22 Harris Street, Dedham, Massachusetts. A fully illustrated on-line catalogue is available at www.groganco.com. For more information, contact the gallery at 781-461-9500.