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Fine English & Continental Furniture, Silver & Decorative Arts for Sale at Freeman's
Fine George II Chinese Chippendale mahogany silver table, circa 1755. Estimate $5,000-7,000. Photo: Freeman's.
PHILADELPHIA, PA.- Freeman's two-day Fine English & Continental Furniture, Silver and Decorative Arts sale, scheduled for January 26 & 27, includes an impressive selection of property consigned from a number of private estates and collections. The first day is focused primarily on English furniture and decorative arts, followed by sections of English and Continental silver and ending with Asian arts which includes a fine collection of Export wares. Highlights of the day include a 17th century English bracket clock by the renowned maker Joseph Knibb with a pre-sale estimate of $40,000-60,000; a George III mahogany Chinese Chippendale silver table, conservatively estimated at $5,000-7,000; and an unusual Anglo-Colonial rosewood inlaid sofa table expected to bring $7,000-10,000; the silver section includes a large Georg Jensen 'Acorn' pattern flatware service at $15,000-25,000; a four piece English sterling silver neoclassical tea service by the maker John Schofield, dated 1796, estimate $2,000-3,000; and an early 18th century Norwegian silver peg tankard expected to fetch $6,000-8,000.

The second day is devoted to material of Continental origin and includes a 17th century Flemish ebony and ivory table cabinet estimated at $5,000-7,000; a South Italian walnut and tulipwood parquetry commode dating to the mid 18th century and expected to bring $10,000-15,000; a large KPM porcelain plaque painted with a scene of cherubs after Rubens with an estimate of $5,000-7,000; and a Russian gold and spinach jade page turner with marks for Fabergé and silversmith Michael Perchin conservatively estimated at $2,000-3,000. The sale concludes with a selection of 20th century art glass, with the highlight being a Tiffany Studios jeweled 'Dragonfly' pattern table lamp purchased in Freeman's gallery in the early 1920's by the consignor's grandparents, with an estimate of $80,000-100,000.

Exhibition times are Friday, January 22nd and Saturday January 23rd, 10am to 4:30pm and Monday, January 25th, 10am to 4:30pm. Private views can be arranged by appointment for Sunday, January 24th.

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