Susanin's Auctions, May 21-22
An original gouache painting done around 1930 by the French painter Maurice Utrillo, an engagement ring set boasting a 3.28-carat, prong-set emerald cut center diamond, and an 18kt yellow gold Patek Philippe Calatrava men’s watch with original alligator band are a few expected top lots in back-to-back auctions planned for May 21st and 22nd by Susanin’s Auctions. The auctions will be held online as well as in Susanin’s gallery located at 900 South Clinton in Chicago, Illinois. Start times both days are 10 am Central. For those unable to attend in person, online bidding will be facilitated by LiveAuctioneers.com. Phone and absentee bids will also be taken. The Tuesday, May 21st auction will contain nearly 600 lots of fine jewelry, timepieces, paper currency, numismatics and costume jewelry, while the May 22nd Spring Premiere Auction will feature more than 400 lots of furniture, decorative arts, fine art, Asian arts and collectibles. The Day 2 catalog will be packed with mid-century and Continental furniture, decorative arts (including Moorcroft, Lalique, and Steuben), Asian ceramics, bronzes and inro, plus a session of nearly 200 lots of fine art from many noted, listed artists. This sale also features a lovely collection of Chicago World's Fair posters, architectural elements, inkwells and fountain pens. These will be sold on May 22. Previews will be held Thursday and Friday, May 16-17, from 10-4; Saturday, May 18, from 10-2; Monday, May 20, from 10-5; and Tuesday and Wednesday, May 21-22, from 9 am ‘til noon. All times are Central. To learn more, please visit ww2.susanins.com. Updates posted often.
- Max Condon