Bid Live Online During Major Two-Day Art, Antiques and Collectibles Auction

. March 28, 2008

Proxibid, the premier provider of live auction webcasting services, today announced that it will provide live online bidding for a stellar two-day art, antiques and collectibles auction slated for March 29 and March 30 at 1:00 EDT. This auction is a collector’s dream and is not to be missed. Pre-bidding and absentee bidding are already available for both days of this auction.

More than 700 lots of art glass, silver, fine art, music boxes and antiques will cross the block during this two-day auction from the estate of Dr. Charles William Inman. Dr. Inman was an astute collector who spent his life studying and acquiring the finest pieces by Moser, Galle, Baccarat, Steuben and Tiffany art glass, Waterford crystal Gorham, Fisher, and Wallace & Tiffany sterling. An additional 300 lots of Doulton, Limoges, R.S. Prussia, Fenton, Fulper and Northwood as well as antique German dolls, works by listed artists, gold and silver coins and estate jewelry from various estates will be available for online bidding during this auction.

Day one of this auction features Tiffany, Galle, Steuben, Moser, sterling silver, 19th century music boxes, art pottery, a three-handled antiques collection, gold and diamond estate jewelry, coins, fine art and more. With so much to choose from, collectors of all types will want to log on, bid and win. Exciting items available on day one include:
• Lot 160: Artist signed oil on canvas painting of Dutch origin, circa early 1900s, depicting tree-lined road. Signed lower right: De Vries. 19. 5 x 16. 5,” good condition.
• Lot 164A: Times The Money! (1×12) Twelve Baccarat Sulphide cameo in crystal paperweights depicting the great leaders of history series. Mint condition in original boxes.
• Lot 235: Swarovski Crystal signed four-piece train set with Swarovski box. The set includes three cars and an engine 3.5” in length and approximately .75” tall.
• Lot 262: Signed Steuben Elegant Crystal Olive Dish, 7″x 5.”
• Lot 263: Signed Steuben Elegant Crystal Bowl, 7″dia X 3.75” with applied swirls around base.

Day Two of this auction is packed with Tiffany, Steuben, Galle, paintings by listed artists, sterling silver, three-handled antiques, fine art, coins, jewelry, and art pottery. From novice to serious collectors, this auction has something for everyone. A few notable pieces include:
• Lot 505: Rare Moser art glass marqueterie sur verre art nouveau vase. Amber to clear with all-over intaglio cut flower and leaf décor, red and yellow enameled flower, 9.75″ tall. Engraved Moser, Karlsbad.
• Lot 522: Steuben art glass acid cut-back vase, black mirror cut to jade green. Acid cut chrysanthemums with two cartouche ornaments alternating at top. 10″ tall. (ref: Frederick Carder and his Stueben glass 1903-1933, page 19, by Robert F. Rockwell).
• Lot 556: Rare Tiffany Cypriot spot vase with Cypriot spots on purple ground with blue iridescence. Applied threading to exterior. Ruffled top.7. 25″ diameter.4. 5″ tall. Signed l.C.T. 017451.
• Lot 557: L. C. Tiffany Blue Favrile Trumpet Form Vase, 10. 25″ tall with fluted rim, 10 panel exterior, on a 3″ base. Signed l.C. Tiffany Favrile 4804-c.

For more information about this auction, to register to bid or to leave a pre-bid, please visit www.proxibid.com/professional.

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