iGavel Auctions Presents Online Decorative Arts Gifts for the Holidays

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  • November 27, 2018

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19th century American Horn and Hide Armchair
Lark Mason Associates

Who doesn’t know the traditional gifts for the 12 Days of Christmas—partridge, doves, golden rings, and so on. That’s why this season iGavel is offering a different lineup of gifts for the 12 days of Christmas—and they are anything but traditional.

And why would they be? iGavel broke with tradition long ago when it launched as one of the first online auction sites to offer unique items from the world of antiques, collectibles and fine art.

So grab your songbook and sing along to iGavel’s version of “The 12 Days of Christmas” and start bidding on www.igavelauctions.com!

On the 12 days of Christmas, my true love gave to me—

12 boots a-scrapin’

11 horns for chairin’

10 nosegays standin'

9 swords a-slashin’

8 fish not floppin’ 

7 saints a-swoonin’

6 Gucci cups a quaffin’

5 silver flasks a drinkin’

4 sheep a bleatin’

3 copper tubs a washin’

2 eel forks a eatin’

And an alms box from a walnut tree!

Says Lark Mason: “This is a fantastic way to find unique holiday gifts at very affordable prices.”

Here are just a few of the many objects now open for bidding on https://www.igavelauctions.com

Iron Boot Scraper  (Estimate: $300-500)

American Horn and Hide Armchair, 19th Century (Estimate: $5000-8000)

European Gilt Metal and Glass Nosegay Stand, 19th century (Estimate: $200-400)

Luristan Ancient Bronze Sword, circa 700 BC Estimate: ($400-600)

Fossilized Group of Knightia Estimate: ($200-300)

Spanish Colonial Head of a Saint Estimate: ($150-250)

Set of Six Gucci Silver Plate Stirrup Cups and a Bottle Opener Estimate: ($300-500)

17th century German Baroque Wrought Iron Mounted Strong Box
Lark Mason Associates

American Sterling Silver Basketweave Flask, Gorham (Estimate: $200-400)

Pair of Brass Duck Head Bookends (Estimate: $60-80)

German Baroque Iron Strong Box, 17th century  (Estimate: $1000-2000)

Iron Handled Copper Covered Pot and French Covered Copper Pot, 18th century 

(Estimate: $500-800)

European Iron Eel Fork, 18th century (Estimate: $300-500) 

German Baroque Walnut Alms Box, 17th century (Estimate: $700-1000)

For more information or to bid visit:  www.iGavelAuctions.com or phone  212-289-5524 or

830- 201-1175.  

About Lark Mason  

With locations in New Braunfels, Texas and New York City, Lark Mason Associates, the eponymous, auction house specializing in Asian, ethnographic, and ancient works of art, was founded by Lark Mason after many years an an expert at Sotheby's  New York.   Mason served as a General Appraiser from 1979 until 1985, and as a Senior Vice President and specialist in Chinese art with Sotheby's Chinese Works of Art Department from 1985-2003.  From 2000-2003 he concurrently was a Director of Online Auctions for Sothebys.com. He also served as a consulting curator at the Trammel and Margaret Crow Collection of Asian Art in Dallas, Texas from 2003-2009. He is an expert in the field of Chinese furniture, having responsibility for this area during his tenure at Sotheby's. As an Asian works of art specialist he has valued and advised many private collectors and institutions.   Lark Mason Associates regularly hosts auctions on the iGavel Auctions platform and has an established history of record sales of Chinese and other works of art. Mason, the owner and CEO of iGavel Auctions, is noted for his regular appearances on PBS series, "The Antiques Roadshow."  

Set of Six Gucci Silver- plate Stirrup Cups and Bottle Opener
Lark Mason Associates





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