October Fine Art & Antiques Auction by Aspire Auctions, Inc.

Submitted by Aspire on Tue, 10/11/2011 - 14:21.

The October online auction cataloge has been posted for viewing at www.aspireauctions.com. Bidding opens this Friday October 14th and lots close the following week, October 20th & 21st. It's a timed auction, so you can bid anytime from anywhere, up until the timer runs out for the lot. Lots close in 1 minute intervals, over a two day period. There are 982 lots, ranging from fine paintings, sculpture, Asian, sterling, fine watches & jewelry, pottery & glass, books, antique weapons, furniture and carpets. Justus Sustermans (Flemish, 1597-1681)

The first item up for auction is an attributed Justus Sustermans portrait of a noblewoman, possibly Claudia de Medici, with an auction estimate of $6,000-$8,000.

A fresh to the market painting by William Zorach, aquired directly from the artist during his  lifetime, is estimated $8,000-$12,000 and is a floral still life in the original frame.

A private collection of fine photography is offered including such artists as Halsman, Weston,  Steichen, Kuehn & Lartigue.

Highlights in the Asian Arts catagory include a fine set of Kinkozan 12 months plates estimated  $4,000-$6,000, a famille noir Qing Dynasty vase, estimated $9,000-$12,000 and a lifetime  collection of carved Chinese hardstones including jade, of figures, lidded vases, animals &  deities.

Other highlights include; Picasso "Visage" vase $2,000-$4,000; Lalique "Archers" vase $3,000-  $5,000; Erhard & Sohne Art Nouveau table clock $1,000-2,000; Corum American twenty dollar  coin watch $3,500-$4,500, Patek Philippe 18K gold watch $2,500-$4,500 and a rose gold  cigarette case made by Anton Heldwein for the court of Franz Joseph I of Austria, estimated  $3,000-$5,000.Franz Joseph I of Austrian cigarette case

Using Aspire’s proprietary bidding software makes bidding simple and fun; register for a bidder number if you haven't one already. Specialist are always available to answer questions via phone, email or skype. Those who wish to consign for Aspire’s next auction - starting December 9th - must consign no later than November 11th.  Interested parties are to call 216-231-5515 or email info [at] aspireauctions [dot] com for questions regarding either the current or up-coming sales. To view the current auction, or to sign up for Aspire Auctions’ private email list, go to www.aspireauctions.com. 

About Aspire Auctions, Inc.:

Aspire Auctions, Inc. is the largest fine art and antiques auction house in Northern Ohio, predicated on sales results. Headquartered in Cleveland Ohio, Aspire has a second gallery in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania, and representation in Atlanta Georgia and Palm Beach. Aspire provides certified appraisals, adhering to USPAP standards, and offer free auction estimates daily, either in person at home, in the gallery or via email. The auction gallery is located in the Historic Bloch Building, listed on the National Registry, in a renovated salon with large viewing rooms with natural light. All factions of the business including shipping, website, software, photography, et al, are directly handled by Aspire Staff without any third party involvement. We currently work with museums, individuals, banks, attorneys and trustees to realize the full potential of property through our auction venue.

Press Contact:

Cynthia Colling
Aspire Auctions, Inc.
216-231-5515
info [at] aspireauctions [dot] com