Holiday Estate Auction at 12 pm EDT – Sunday, December 15th

MANHATTAN, NY – 12-05-2019 ( — Sunday, December 15th

Holiday Estate Auction at 12 pm EDT

Highlights On View At Showplace

December 5th through December 15th


On December 15th, 2019, Auctions at Showplace will present an impressive single-day sale of 350 lots. This estate auction boasts a multitude of items specially timed for the holidays from objects d’art to luxury items of the first order, and promises to be an all-afternoon affair! The catalogue (available online at offers a far-reaching array of Fine Art, European and Chinese Antiques, Jewelry (featuring a selection of unique Chanel runway pieces), and Modern Design that promises an exciting and well attended auction day.

Auctions at Showplace’s gallery is bursting with multiple objects across a wide spectrum of collecting areas. A few highlights include: an Arthus-Bertrand, Paris (attr.) 18k gold necklace boasting over 40 diamonds, an Art Deco Patek Philippe & Cie 18K gold pocket watch, Joan Miro “La Femme des Sables” etching and aquatint (edition H.C.), Ludwig Mies van der Rohe for Knoll “Barcelona” daybed, Grant Wood “Approaching Storm” lithograph, Robert Hennell III 19th c. Baroque style sterling silver tea and coffee service, and Thomas Beach oil on canvas “Portriat of a Girl with Parrot.” Auctions at Showplace consistently brings together superior merchandise with an international network of enthusiastic bidders for spirited auction action sale after sale!     

The December 15th auction catalogue (available online at is sure to be studied to the delight and satisfaction of the Auctions at Showplace’s ever growing audience of informed and discriminating bidders. The contents of this auction represent selections gathered and assembled from choice estates throughout Manhattan and the metropolitan area from the Upper East Side and beyond to the Hamptons. Nationwide and international online real-time bidding opportunities are provided via and

In anticipation of the December 15th sale, Auctions at Showplace will be open to the public for a 10-day preview from Thursday, December 5th through Sunday, December 15th (Monday – Friday: 10 AM – 6PM; Saturday & Sunday: 8:30 AM – 5:30 PM)


Estate Jewelry in Gold and Silver is also available at every bidding level.  These vintage and modern settings include: diamond, sapphire, ruby, coral, and turquoise in a wide variety of styles.  Including among designs in precious metals are hotly sought after unique vintage runway costume jewelry.  Designers/makers of distinction include: Chanel, Effy, Christian Lacroix, Schiaparelli, Dominique Aurientis, Pal Kepenyes, Thierry Mugler, Christian Dior, Yves Saint Laurent, Valentino, Alexis Kirk, and Fassianos for Daum. Several Native American makers include Carlos Eagle and Eddy Chaco. Luxury Watches are represented by Patek Philippe & Cie., Gerald Genta, and Rolex among others.


Fine Art will have bidders vying for Paintings, Sculpture, Prints, and Photography not available in the marketplace for decades.  This month’s estate pieces span European master works through modern vanguards.  Sought after artists include: Joan Miro, Grant Wood, Thomas Hart Benton, Thomas Beach, Pablo Picasso, Alfred Burlini, J. Blanc Nino, Masaji Yoshida, Al Hirschfeld, Anton Refregier, and George Schreiber in addition to 19th century European works.


20th Century Modern, Industrial, and Contemporary Design is represented with pieces by Celebrated Designers/Manufacturers: Mies van der Rohe, Leon Rosen, Marcel Breuer, Puiforcat, Daum, Dunbar, Paul Evans, Camille Faure, Kazuhide Takahama, and Galle.

Sterling and Continental Silver includes: desk articles, vanity items, tea services, flatware sets, serving pieces, and centerpieces. Marked pieces include such notable makers as: Tiffany & Co., Cartier, Gorham, Wallace, Robert Hennell, Sciarrotta Black Starr & Gorham, Taxco, and Whiting among others. 


Luxury Branded Gift Items feature: a set of Asprey multi-colored hardstone open salts, a Baccarat for Christian Dior vase, a Gucci wallet and clutch, a Napoleon III tantalus, a collection of vintage French opera glasses, and a huge offering of Hermes scarves.

Judaica spanning Europe includes numerous devotional and ceremonial articles accomplished in silver and other metals. Featured in this category is a large silver menorah, an “Elijah The Prophet” kiddush cup, a silver and glass “Miriam” Kiddush cup, and a mid-century modern lucite sculpture depicting the “Star of David” by noted artist Hivo Van Teal. 


Traditional Manner Furniture comprises case pieces, seating forms, and lighting. Aesthetics embody Louis XV, Empire, Federal, Chippendale, and Queen Anne among many more! Decorative Arts in this category include Antique and Vintage Porcelain by manufacturers: Rookwood, Royal Crown Derby “Imari,” Limoges France for Puiforcat, and Meissen. 

Antique and Vintage Rugs and Carpets presented for auction span time and space to include: Central Asian, Caucasian, and Persian examples.

Sunday is certain to be a busy day at Auctions at Showplace. This outstanding sale can be viewed online at Exhibition is Thursday, December 5th through auction day Sunday, December 15th (Monday – Friday: 10 AM – 6PM; Saturday & Sunday: 8:30 AM – 5:30 PM). Again, online bidding is available through,, and


212 633-6063 ext 808


SUNDAY, December 15th, 2019 AT 12:00 PM EDT

THURSDAY, December 5th through SUNDAY, December 15th

(Monday – Friday: 10 AM – 6PM; Saturday & Sunday: 8:30 AM – 5:30 PM).

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Company Name: Showplace Antique + Design Center
Full Name: Emily Scott
Phone: (212) 633-6063
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