Spring Fine Estates & Collections auction, March 27-28
A collection of five furniture pieces by the renowned American woodworker George Nakashima (1905-1990), a polished bronze sculpture on a Lucite base by Arnaldo Pomodoro (Italian, b. 1926), and a 19th century Regency-style mahogany library table are just a few of the expected top lots in Ahlers & Ogletree’s two-day, two-session Spring Fine Estates & Collections auction scheduled for March 27th and 28th, starting at 10 am Eastern time both days. More than 1,000 quality lots will come up for bid across the two days. The event will be held online-only, through LiveAuctioneers.com, Invaluable.com and Bidsquare.com. Phone and absentee bids will also be accepted. Gallery previews in Atlanta, Georgia will be held March 22nd-26th, from 10-5; masks and social distancing required. To book a virtual preview appointment, call 404-869-2478. Session One, on Saturday, March 27th, will contain Asian arts, Modernism, Mid-Century and Contemporary design, fine art and decorative arts, estate jewelry and fashion. Session Two, the following day, will feature period antiques, silver, fine art, important books and maps, antique scientific equipment and tools and antique weapons. Both days will be live-streamed on video at LiveAuctioneers, where people can watch and bid in real time. Session One highlights will include the Nakashima and Pomodoro pieces and designs by Tommi Parzinger, Mies van der Rohe and TH Robsjohn-Gibbings; and original works by Ida Kohlmeyer, Ed Mell, Carroll Tyson, Jr., Paul Resika, Shag, Claude Conover, Arik Levy, Andres Serrano, Jack Tworkov, Mary Engel, William Steiger and Rufino Tamayo. Session Two highlights will feature a collection of nautical works by Henry Scott, period New York and Massachusetts furniture, original works by Maurice Utrillo, Samuel Burtis Baker and Arthur Weeks, an original printing plate from the day of President Kennedy's assassination, important silver from Italy and Germany and period furniture from Europe. Strict safety measures due to COVID-19 will be taken during all in-person previews. To contact the gallery for any reason, call 404-869-2478; or, email info@AandOAuctions.com To join the Ahlers & Ogletree email list for information on upcoming sales, visit www.AandOauctions.com. To learn more about Ahlers & Ogletree and the Spring Fine Estates & Collections auction on March 27th and 28th, please visit www.AandOauctions.com. Updates are posted often. You can also follow Ahlers & Ogletree via social media on Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest and Facebook.
- Elizabeth Rickenbaker