Online auction runs from October 22 to November 12, 2003, and is accessible through the iGavel.com web site.
Mark Lawson, proprietor of Mark Lawson Antiques, Saratoga Springs, N.Y., and Lark E. Mason, Jr. of iGavel.com announce the inaugural joint online auction of property of a nobleman and other owners, featuring a group of fine period 19th-century decorative objects from Ridgely, the former Catskill Manor of Viscount Frances Margesson.
The three-week online auction, which will be running from October 22 until November 12, 2003, is accessible as a “Special Auction” at the iGavel homepage. The sale features period and antique furniture, fine and decorative arts drawn primarily from the estate of Lord Margesson, with select additions of fine 19th- and early 20th-century decorative accessories.
Highlights of the auction include a choice group of 19th-century French neoclassical furniture, a Walter Kuhn oil on canvas portrait of his Jamaican mistress, two rare cubist sculptures attributed to Alice Morgan Wright, a fine Dabir Kashan Persian carpet, as well as a large Enrico Donati painting.
All lots will be available for viewing Monday and Tuesday, November 10 and 11, from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. or by appointment at Mark Lawson Antiques, Saratoga Springs, N.Y. Please see our website for directions to our new location.
The auction is open to all who have access to a computer and a valid credit card. Directions on how to register are located at the igavel.com web site. Please direct further inquiries to Mark Lawson at 1-877-902-8787.
A Partial Listing
Giltwood Wall Mirror, French, 19th c.; Empire Ormolu-Mounted Mahogany Marble-Top Pier Table, French, First Quarter, 19th c.; Chinese Carved Teakwood and Enameled Brass Gong, 19th c.; c. 1900 George I Style Carved Mahogany Armchair and Chairs; Napoleon III Ormolu Mounted and Mahogany Bureau Plat, Third Quarter, 19th c.; Queen Anne Style Mahogany Bench; Regency Giltwood and Gesso Convex Girandole Wall Mirror; French Mahogany Drum-Top Library Table, Second Quarter, 19th c.; Victorian Mahogany Turned-Leg Desk; Several Good Pairs of Andirons and Fire Screens; Mahogany Folio Stand, Mid 18th c.; Sheraton Mahogany Drop-Leaf Breakfast Table, English, c. 1840-1850; Late Victorian Oval Mahogany Dining Table; Sheraton Mahogany D-Shaped Gate Leg Table, American, 19th c.; Pair of Brass 18th Century Style Columnar Andirons, c. 1900; Victorian Inlaid Cherry Bow Front Chest of Drawers, American, 19th c.; George III Mahogany Commode, Seth Thomas Calendar Clock; George III Mahogany Commode Seat; Victorian Mahogany Chest of Four Drawers, American, 19th c.; Two Boldly Carved Mahogany Empire Tester Beds, 19th c.; American Sheraton Mahogany and Bird’s Eye Maple Two Drawer Side Table; Two American Mahogany Two Tier Wash Stands, 19th c.; Set of Victorian Mahogany Saber-Leg Side Chairs; Carved Mahogany Scroll-Back Settee, New York, Mid 19th c; 19th Century Hepplewhite Style Mahogany Server; Victorian Mahogany Sideboard, American, c. 1880; Two Victorian Mahogany Dressers; Victorian Mahogany our-Drawer Dresser; French Empire Lamp; Unusual Large Royal Worcester Vase; Fine Regency Mahogany Ebony Inlaid Sofa Table, English, c. 1830; Deuxieme Empire Brass Inlaid Rosewood Card Table, French, Second Quarter, 19th c.; Victorian Mahogany Turned Leg Library Table, 19th c.; 19th c. Mahogany Three Drawer Stand; 19th c. Mahogany Two Drawer Stand; Large 19th c. Venetian Mirror.