Press Releases tagged with meeks

Large oil on canvas done in the manner of Winslow Homer (Am., 1836-1910), 50 inches by 75 inches, depicting a lady at a New England seashore, nicely framed, with museum labels on back.

Painting attributed to Winslow Homer will be sold at auction October 20th in Aberdeen, Miss.

Released: October 09, 2018

ABERDEEN, Miss. – The contents of the historic Adams French Mansion, belonging to Stevens Auction Company founder Dwight Stevens, will be sold on the grounds of the mansion itself, located at 301 North Meridian Street in Aberdeen, on Saturday, October 20th, starting at 9 am Central time. The sale will be conducted by Stevens Auction Company, also based in Aberdeen. A detailed video of the mansion’s interior can be seen online, at www.adamsfrenchmansion.com.   The auction will comprise most of Mr. Stevens’s 38-year antique collection, which includes several private warehouses of highly ...


Three-piece Dresden palace urn marked Carl Theme, complete with cherubs, florals and romantic scenes, 43 inches tall.

Fine decorative accessories and antiques will be sold April 9th at Stevens Auction in Mississippi

Released: March 24, 2016

ABERDEEN, Miss. – Hundreds of antiques and collectible items, pulled from prominent estates and collections throughout the South, will be sold in a spring auction planned for Saturday, April 9th, at Stevens Auction Company, in the firm’s gallery located at 609 North Meridian Street in Aberdeen, starting promptly at 9 a.m. Central time, with online bidding by LiveAuctioneers.com. Offered will be period American furniture by renowned 19th century makers such as John Henry Belter, J. & J.W. Meeks, Alexander Roux, Herter Brothers and Pottier & Stymus; period French furniture, to in...


This early 20th century Faberge gilt silver, diamond, ruby and guilloche enamel crucifix necklace pendant is expected to bring $8,000-$12,000.

Faberge pendant, Tiffany lamps, more at Ahlers & Ogletree's Oct. 17-18 estates auction

Released: October 02, 2015

ATLANTA, Ga. – A two-day, two-session estates auction featuring nearly 1,200 exceptional lots, pulled from prominent local estates and collections, will be held the weekend of Oct. 17-18 by Ahlers & Ogletree, in the firm's gallery located at 715 Miami Circle (Suite 210) in Atlanta. Start times both days will be 11 a.m. Eastern time, with doors opening at 10 a.m., also both days. Session I, on Saturday, Oct. 17, is titled Objets d'Art: Period Art Glass & Decorative Arts. It will feature over 500 lots, including period glass and pottery by L.C. Tiffany and the Tiffany Studios, Mose...


This oil on canvas landscape painting by Samuel Colman (Am., 1832-1920) is expected to fetch $6,000-$8,000 at Fontaine's October 3rd auction.

Artworks by Samuel Colman, Steven Stelz will be part of Fontaine's two-session auction, Oct. 3rd

Released: September 23, 2015

PITTSFIELD, Mass. – Gorgeous and highly desirable early 20th century lamps from the Tiffany Studios, magnificently crafted furniture pieces by J. & J.W. Meeks and other noted 19th century American makers, and a dazzling 5.1-carat Ashoka diamond ring from William Goldberg, in the original box, are just a few items that will come up for bid Oct. 3rd at Fontaine’s Auction Gallery. The two-session Saturday auction will be held in Fontaine’s gallery, at 1485 West Housatonic Street in Pittsfield. The action will get underway with an uncatalogued sale (no internet bidding) of 100 lots that ...


This stylized rendering of the French fashion design icon Coco Chanel, by the equally iconic Andy Warhol (not a print), will be sold August 8th.

Original artworks by Warhol and Chagall (not prints) will headline Stevens Auctions' August 8 on-site sale

Released: July 27, 2015

ABERDEEN, Miss. – Original artworks by Andy Warhol and Marc Chagall – two of the most famous and highly sought after names in the world of fine art – will come up for bid on Saturday, August 8th, at a sale of the contents of one of Mississippi's most stately antebellum homes: Lauri Mundi, built in 1847. The auction will he held on-site, at 309 South Matubba Street in Aberdeen. “Dr. Frank Nichols, the current owner of Lauri Mundi, has decided to sell his dream home, nestled in a beautiful 18-acre sanctuary in historic Aberdeen,” said Dwight Stevens of Stevens Auction Company, the Aberdee...


This handsome pair of matched bronze and iron blackamoors, impressive at 70 inches tall each, will be sold at auction April 18th in Meridian, Miss.

Quality antiques and furnishings from estates throughout the South will be sold April 18th by Stevens Auction in Meridian, Miss.

Released: April 06, 2015

MERIDIAN, Miss. – A monumental 19th century bonnet-top etagere made by Thomas Brooks, 9 feet 4 inches tall and identical to two other examples that each sold at auction for more than $100,000, plus a magnificent, heavily carved mahogany Chippendale-style 9-tube grandfather clock, 8 feet tall, made circa 1890 with Elliott works of London, will be sold Saturday, April 18. They are just two of the many antiques and furnishings that will come up for bid in a multi-estate sale being held at 2011 35th Avenue in Meridian, Miss., by Stevens Auction Company, based in Aberdeen. Featured will be q...


This large and beautiful Royal Vienna painted charger, 24 inches in diameter, titled The Wave & the Rock, will be sold Oct.  18.

Royal Vienna charger, lamps by Tiffany and Pairpoint will be in Fontaine's Oct. 18 auction

Released: October 13, 2014

PITTSFIELD, Mass. – A monumental 14-piece figural carved oak dining room suite by R. J. Horner, an equally impressive five-piece marble-top Renaissance Revival bedroom suite, a 22-inch Tiffany Studios banded Dogwood table lamp and a rare Pairpoint Puffy Apple Tree table lamp are just a few of the 429 lots to be sold at Fontaine’s Auction Galleries’ next big auction. The cataloged antique auction is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 18th, at 11 a.m. Eastern time, in Fontaine’s spacious gallery located at 1485 West Housatonic Street in Pittsfield. Headlining the event will be wonderful turn...


This original oil on wood panel landscape and figural painting by Carl Hasch (Austrian, 1834-1897) will be sold Oct.  4-5 in Atlanta, Ga.

Austrian landscape renderings by Carl Hasch and others will be sold at auction, Oct. 4-5, in Atlanta

Released: August 25, 2014

ATLANTA, Ga. – Marvelous examples of mid-19th century American furniture by renowned makers such as Prudent Mallard and J. & J.W. Meeks, plus equally impressive pieces of 19th century French furniture, are just a few of the many items that will come up for bid at Ahlers & Ogletree’s Fall Estates Auction, slated for Oct. 4th -5th, starting at 11 a.m. Eastern time both days. The event will be held at Ahlers & Ogletree’s gallery, located at 715 Miami Circle (Suite 210) in Atlanta. More than 1,000 quality, mostly fresh-to-the-market lots will cross the auction block, in a wid...


This Tiffany Studios Arrowroot table lamp with 20-inch diameter conical form shade, 26 inches tall, will come up for bid June 21st.

Tiffany lamp, sculpture by Cipriani, more to be sold June 21st by Fontaine's in Pittsfield, Mass.

Released: June 02, 2014

PITTSFIELD, Mass. – The entire contents of Somerset – an extraordinary English country estate manor located in West Stockbridge, Mass. – will headline a cataloged antique auction scheduled for Saturday, June 21st, by Fontaine’s Auction Gallery, in the firm’s spacious gallery located at 1485 West Housatonic Street in Pittsfield. The sale will begin promptly at 11 a.m., Eastern time. Somerset holds an exceptional selection of the finest 19th century antiques and accessories, to include quality antique furniture, lighting (by makers such as Tiffany, Duffner & Kimberly, Handel and ot...


This pair of large 19th century Dresden urns will be sold at auction April 5th by Stevens Auction Company.

350 hand-selected items from four prominent estates will be sold April 5th by Stevens Auction

Released: March 28, 2014

ABERDEEN, Miss. – Around 350 hand-picked items from prominent estates representing a wide swath of the country – Texas, Indiana, Tennessee and Mississippi – will be offered in a gigantic multi-estate auction planned for Saturday, April 5th, by Stevens Auction Company, in the firm’s spacious gallery at 609 North Meridian Street in Aberdeen. The sale will start at 10 a.m. (CST). Featured will be Federal, Empire and rosewood rococo furniture by such prolific makers as Belter, Meeks, Roux, Brooks, Mallard and Horner; an important Mitchell & Rammelsberg rosewood Victorian collection; ...


One of a pair of circa 1870-1880 French porcelain hand-painted oval plaques in gesso frames.

Porcelain plaques, original artwork and more will be sold Jan. 17-18 by Stevens Auction

Released: January 09, 2014

(ABERDEEN, Miss.) – Stevens Auction Company will kick off the New Year in grand style with a big auction event Jan. 17-18, featuring more than 1,000 select and rare antiques from prominent Southern estates, plus items from the estate of the late Paul Dobbs of West Plains, Mo. The auction will be held at Stevens Auction Company’s spacious gallery in Aberdeen, Miss.  The sale will be packed with fine period furniture items by prolific craftsmen such as John H. Belter, J. & J.W. Meeks, R.J. Horner, Charles Boudoine and John Jeliff. Also offered will be sterling silver, 19th centu...


This gorgeous Tiffany Studios leaded stained glass window, 53 inches by 35 inches, will be sold Jan.  11th.

The unreserved collection of Randy Gottesfeld will be sold Jan. 11 by Fontaine's Auction Gallery

Released: December 20, 2013

(PITTSFIELD, Mass.) – Exactly 300 lots of quality fresh-to-the-market items will be sold in a catalogued auction on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014 by Fontaine’s Auction Gallery at 1485 West Housatonic Street in Pittsfield. Headlining the auction will be items from the home, shop and personal collection of Randy Gottesfeld of Gaslight Time in Brooklyn, N.Y., at 11 a.m. (EST). After acquiring and restoring his historic Brooklyn brownstone in the 1970’s, Randy’s interest turned to 19th century lighting and continued with clocks thus giving his store the well known name Gaslight Time.  A...


This Union cannon, fired at the Battle of Gettysburg in 1863, sold for $86,250 on Oct, 12th.

Authentic Civil War cannon, fired by Union troops at the Battle of Gettysburg, sells at auction for $86,250

Released: October 18, 2013

 (DECATUR, Ala.) – An authentic Civil War cannon, fired by Union troops at the Battle of Gettysburg, dated 1855 and complete with documented provenance, sold for $86,250 at an on-site sale of the contents of the Dancy-Polk House Inn, held Oct. 12 in Decatur. The Dancy-Polk House Inn, constructed in 1829, is one of only four buildings in Decatur to survive the Civil War. No fewer than 500 lots came up for bid at the historic residence, under a huge tent with comfortable seating. The auction was co-held by Stevens Auction Company, based in Aberdeen, Miss., with help from Empire Aucti...


This large marble and bronze three-piece Egyptian Revival clock set will be sold Oct.  19th.

The David Marshall Collection will headline Fontaine's Oct. 19 cataloged antique auction

Released: October 10, 2013

 (PITTSFIELD, Mass.) – The David Marshall Collection – a massive compilation of fine, museum-quality, 19th century American antiques gathered over the course of more than 30 years – will headline a cataloged antique auction slated for Saturday, Oct. 19, by Fontaine’s Auction Gallery, at 1485 West Housatonic Street in Pittsfield. Over 400 lots will be sold, without reserve. As the owner of the Antique Room in Brooklyn, N.Y., Marshall presided over one of the greatest collections of antiques in New York. Over 30-plus years, he bought and sold furniture pieces by some of America’s top...


This cannon, fired by Union soldiers at the Battle of Gettysburg, will be sold Oct.  12.

Union cannon and Confederate drum from the Battle of Gettysburg will be auctioned Oct. 12 in Decatur, Ala.

Released: September 30, 2013

 (DECATUR, Ala.) – A battlefield cannon and drum from the Battle of Gettysburg, plus other Civil War items, will be sold alongside antiques from the historic Dancy-Polk House Inn, in an on-site auction slated for Saturday, Oct. 12, starting at 9 a.m. (CST). The event will be held under a large tent with comfortable seating, at 901 Railroad Street North West in Decatur, Ala. That’s the address of the Dancy-Polk House Inn, constructed in 1829 and one of only four buildings in Decatur to survive the Civil War. Today it is owned by Jan Garber, who has appointed it with wonderful furnis...


This magnificent Victorian rosewood half tester bed sold for $24,780 Aug.  4 in Atlanta.

Magnificent Victorian rosewood half tester bed attributed to Prudent Mallard brings $24,780 at auction

Released: September 09, 2013

 (ATLANTA, Ga.) – A magnificent Victorian rosewood half tester bed, attributed to the renowned 19th century American furniture maker Prudent Mallard, sold for $24,780 at a Summer Estates Auction held Aug. 4 by Ahlers & Ogletree, in the firm’s gallery located at 715 Miami Circle in Atlanta. The bed was the top achiever of the 650 or so lots that came under the gavel. “There was a lot of positive energy in the room and everybody had a good time,” said Robert Ahlers, president of Ahlers & Ogletree of just the young firm’s fifth auction. “Many lots sold for more than what we ex...


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