Highlights of Gray's Auctioneers Holiday Fine Arts & Antiques Auction, Saturday December 13th

Submitted by Evelyn Kiefer on Mon, 12/08/2008 - 18:33.

Lot 118A, a rare sculpture by the Russian artist Evgeni Alexandrovitch Lanceray (Russian 1848-1886) estimates $15,000-$20,000

Now is a great time to buy art and antiques at auction. As we have seen recently stocks and realestate can dramatical loose value but art and antiques often hold their value well in addition to bringing great pleasure to their owners. Several fine old Cleveland collections have come to market recently and some rare items are now available at exeptional prices. Gray's Auctioneers Holiday Fine Arts & Antiques Auction is Saturday December 13, at 1pm. This auction has something for every taste and price range. There are many excellent reasons to buy now at auction; auction prices are usually wholesale or less, buying at auction is an environmentally conscious way to shop, and for those looking for special Christmas gifts that will be remembered and valued long after the holidays, auctions are great places to find unique items. Here are some highlights ....

Museum quality French furniture ...

Lot 378 A Regence style commode, tulipwood, kingwood with gilt bronze mounts, Property of Odette Valabregue Wurzburger. estimates $2,200-$3,200

Lots 22 & 23, two watercolor studies by the Ohio maritime artist Kinley Shogren (American, 1924-1991) estimates $100-150

Lot 265, Russel Wright modern gray dinnerware to make your holiday parties festive. estimates $60-$80


Welcome additions to any library, many authors and various subjects including

Lot 189 Three books by Salinger, estimates $80-$120

The perfect gift for a tribe fan ...

Lot 287 A Cleveland Indians autographed 1952 baseball, estimates $100-$200

Toys for children and adults

Lot 282, Two Lionel train cars (one a zoo giraffe car) estimates $110-$150

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Auction results

The Lanceray sold for $15,000