Tradewinds 2007 Holiday Online Auction

. December 19, 2007

Highlights of the sale included a wonderful ca 1690 English ivory and silver pique cane that achieved $7000. A great ca 1730 Saint-Cloud blue and white porcelain fetched $4704, a superb Tiffany silver with jade cabochon made $2567, a stunning vermeil silver with jewels brought $2464 and both a carved all-whalebone and a French Samson porcelain lady attained $2352. A Japanese ivory with shibayama insects fetched $2296 while an ivory man with a shibayamma fly on his forehead and a beautiful Russian silver with champleve enamel both made $2240. A fine Toledo damascene cane brought $2128 while an ivory circus elephant on a ball hammered down at $2072. Of the sixteen canes offered, all but three sold and the two-day event achieved 115 bids and grossed $35,784.00. All prices quoted included a 12% buyer’s premium.

Tradewinds next auction event will be our Mid-Winter Online Sale exclusively on our own website,, starting in early February 2008. The exact dates are to be announced. It has been in the past, one of our most popular online sales with about 40 quality lots featured, and all categories and price ranges represented. Participants, whether a collector or a dealer, will find lots to excite them in this sale. All further information will be provided on Tradewinds website.

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