Locati's October Sale Proves Robust

Chippendale Blockfront Chest Of Drawers Realized $12,500

November 22, 2019

Locati LLC of Maple Glen, Pa., presented its October online-only sale from Oct. 7 to 21. With over 400 lots, this sale featured estate jewelry, fine art, furniture, silver and more from various collections and estates from Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
“We were happy to offer the fine Chippendale chest in our October sale," said Michael Locati. "In a challenging furniture market, it was nice to see such a strong price." The period reverse serpentine blockfront chest of drawers brought $12,500.
Among the auction highlights included were a Guerman Von Bohn (German 1812-99) oil-on-canvas, which realized $2,100, and a 19th-century French cut-glass clock, which sold for $1,000.
"Unusual items always do well at auction. Two examples in this sale were the pelican bookends by Cowan and the plaque by the New Jersey Architectural Terracotta Company, in Perth Amboy," explained Locati. "We always do well with small Chinese gems. One example is the lot of three snuff bottles that sold for a strong $2,300.
Locati LLC, located in suburban Philadelphia, specializes in downsizing and estate liquidation. Michael Locati is available for free Saturday appraisals at their Maple Glen location every Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon. In addition, Locati has a monthly on-site preview for each online sale.
For further information, visit www.locatillc.com.


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