Fresh To The Market Art and Antiques From South Florida Estates Offered by Mathesons AA Auctions

Mathesons’ AA Auction owners Lloyd and Jan Matheson are once again pleased to announce an important sale of antiques and fine art selected from various important South Florida estates. In addition, pieces from an advanced collection of Asian Arts acquired in the 1960’s and 1970’s by a prominent southern U.S. family will also be offered. Many pieces have been exhibited at major museums. The bulk of this estate will be sold at the Mathesons’ AA Auction sale in March, 2008.

Included in this sale will be works on paper by noted artists: Marc Chagall, Salvador Dali, Chaim Goldberg, Louis Icart, Marie Laurencin, Joan Miro, Pablo Picasso, George Rouault and more. American and European fine art by listed artists include A.E. Backus, George Armfield, Camille Innocenti, Angelica Kauffmann, Don Hazen, Jean Colegero, W.J. McCloskey, Emmit Fritz fabulous 19th C. huge “Horse Fair” O/C with illegible signature and many more.

A quality selection of estate jewelry including several signed pieces by Tiffany, Edwardian and Georgian gold, silver, and platinum set with diamonds and precious stones along with designer customer jewelry will also be auctioned.

American and Continental furniture will include an 18th C. mahogany corner cupboard, 15th C. armada chest, Louis XVI French gilt parlor set, 19th C. huge 8’ x 12’ Victorian oak bookcase, pair of marble top demilune commodes, Italian Cassoni, Flemish William and Mary tapestry sofa and 10 estate rugs and carpets.

A lifetime collection of more than 100 + pieces of Victorian and other cranberry glass, Tiffany, Baccarat and Irish Crystal, Elliott Erwitt photographic portfolio, quality porcelains including Wedgewood, Sevres, Hutschenreuter and Boehm will be included in the sale. A pair of Black Forest eagle wall brackets, stamps, books, duck decoys and sterling silver will also be featured.

The auction preview will be Friday December 28 from 11:00 am to 6:00 pm and 2 hours prior to the auction each day. The sale will take place on Saturday, December 29th at 11:00 am and on Sunday December 30th at Noon.

Mathesons’ AA Auctions have been dealers and auctioneers of fine art and antiques for over 30 years. Major pieces are added daily to the upcoming auction. Please visit the website to view photos and for additional information. The auction will be held at 600 E. New Haven Ave., Melbourne, FL 32901, only 5 minutes from Melbourne International Airport Phone 321-768-6668 or fax 321-768-6664 for additional information or email [email protected] Absentee and phone bids are available.