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Miniature masterpieces by Romanian master Nicolae Grigorescu and Nicolae Tonitza, but also a broad range of deluxe jewelry and vintage March amulets, as well as decorative art collection works will be up for auction by Artmark at two auction sessions, Feb 19 and 20.
Among the heritage jewelry to be auctioned off at the March Charm 1 – Painting and sculpture on the first evening of the two dedicated to the event, miniature masterpieces created by Nicolae Grigorescu – “Ox-drawn Cart, on its way, in the morning ” (estimated value 40,000 – 70,000 euro) “Returning Home from the Fair” (estimated value 35,000 – 65,000 euro), Nicolae Tonitza – “Tartar Women in Balcic” (6,000 – 12,000 de euro), Stefan Luchian – “The First Ball”(estimated value 30,000 – 50,000 euro) and Ion Tuculescu – “Daddy’s Little Girl” (estimated value 12,000 – 18,000 euro).Evening 2 of the auction, hosted by Cesianu-Racovita Palace, Bucharest, presents collectors with an impressing range of very rare deluxe jewelry and vintage March charms, along with decorative art objects created in reputed European workshops: a silver and guilloche enamel jewel box represented a gallant scene from Fragonard’s work, dating back to 1922-1924 (estimated value 2,000 – 3,500 euro), an vide-poche Billere, decorated with butterfly wings, cca 1925 (estimative value 200 – 900 euro), a vide-poche Art Deco made of onyx, decorated with a bronze Oriental dancer , cca 1930 (estimative value 400 – 800 euro), a platinum and diamond Art Deco broach, with a central peridot, in a John Nix collection box, cca 1930 (estimative value 2,500 – 3,500 euro) and a Duran Spanish silver soup tureen with baroque decorations (estimative value 2,000 – 3,500 de euro).
The Artmark auctions this month are as follows: March Charm Auction 1 – Painting and Sculpture, Athenee Palace Hilton Tuesday, Feb 19, 7.00 pm; March Charm 2 Auction II – Vintage march Charms, Jewelry and Decorative Art, Wednesday, Feb 20, Palatul Cesianu-Racovita, 7.00 pm; Vanguard and Expressionism Auction, , Athenee Palace Hilton, Thursday, Feb 21, 8.00. The exhibit of the items up for sale can be visited starting yesterday, at the Artmark quarters, Cesianu-Racovita Palace.