Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers, July 13th
The single-owner collection of Russell Buteau of Millville, Massachusetts – a lifelong collector of Coca-Cola items and antiques for over 40 years – is an expected highlight of Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers’ upcoming Antiques, Collectibles & Fine Art Auction planned for Saturday, July 13th, at 12 noon Eastern, online and in the Bruneau gallery at 63 Fourth Avenue in Cranston, Rhode Island. The first 136 lots of the 405-lot auction will be dedicated entirely to Mr. Buteau’s collection, an astounding assemblage of vintage soda fountain items including Coca-Cola machines, coolers from many brands, over a dozen advertising clocks, several tin, porcelain and paper advertising signs, and rare Coca-Cola and other brand gum and novelties. The auction also features a large selection of European furniture, art glass, porcelains, Asian objects and original art by artists such as Hunt Slonem and Charles Henry Gifford. Previews will be held Thursday and Friday, July 11th and 12th, from 9 am to 5 pm Eastern time. For those unable to attend, Internet bidding will be facilitated by bidLIVE.Bruneauandco.com, LiveAuctioneers.com, Bidsquare.com and Invaluable.com, or by downloading the mobile app “Bruneau & Co.” on iTunes or GooglePlay. Telephone and absentee bids will also be accepted. Doors will open promptly at 8 am Eastern time on auction day; the first gavel falls at 12 noon. To learn more about Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers and the July 13th Antiques, Collectibles & Fine Art Auction, please visit www.bruneauandco.com. Updates are posted frequently. To contact the company via e-mail, use firstname.lastname@example.org. Or, you can phone them at (401) 533-9980.
Gorgeous diamond and platinum lady’s wreath brooch, boasting 16 marquise-cut and 24 round-cut diamonds arranged as a wreath and with embellished floral accents (est. $6,000-$9,000).
- Travis Landry