iGavel Presents Locati Antiques Summer Sale, Americana and Fine Art

NEW YORK, NY –July 8, 2009–iGavel is pleased to present Locati Antiques Summer Sale, Americana and Fine Art. The auction is ongoing through July 22 at www.iGavel.com.
By: Caroline Mosse
 
July 8, 2009 - PRLog -- Offered in this sale is property from New York, New Jersey, Florida and Philadelphia area estates and collections. Highlights include some good Americana, fine art including an oil on canvas painting attributed to Ammi Phillips, (American 1788 - 1865), depicting a young woman seated in a yellow Windsor chair and holding a book.

An important painting by the American Western artist G. Harvey (Gerald Harvey Jones), is offered in this iGavel.com auction. Harvey’s original paintings are in the collections of major corporations, prestigious museums, the United States government, American presidents, governors, foreign leaders and captains of industry. The Smithsonian Institution chose Harvey to paint "The Smithsonian Dream" commemorating its 150th Anniversary. He has been the recipient of innumerable awards and the subject of three books.

A collection of six works by the famed Singaporean artist Choo Keng Kwang are an important feature of the Locati Antiques Summer Sale. These works were a part of the Fisher Estate, from Elkins Park, Pennsylvania. Other lots include fine silver including an important coffee and tea service by American Silversmiths Fletcher and Gardner.  

iGavel.com is a leader in online art auctions, offering collectors and dealers high quality fine art, antiques and collectables guaranteed for authenticity and condition. iGavel auctions are modeled on the traditional live auction format, and each lot includes detailed photographic images, a professional description, and an accurate condition report.

Lark E. Mason - President of iGavel - is a frequent guest appraiser on the Antiques Roadshow, was formerly a Senior Vice President with Sotheby's Chinese Works of Art Department, and Director of Online Auctions for Sothebys.com.
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