Kodner Galleries, South Floridaâ€™s leading auctioneer and appraiser of fine art,
antiques, jewelry and collectables will host its Holiday Auction offering
arguably the worldâ€™s largest collection of 19th and 20th century continental
painted porcelain plaques. The lifetime collection from Central Florida includes notable pieces such as a monumental Royal Vienna charger depicting Christopher Columbus; a large 19th /20th century KPM plaque of Hagar and Ishmael Banished from the House of Abraham; a very fine late 19th century German carved and giltwood cabinet mounted with Vienna enamels and Meissen porcelain; numerous plaques signed J. Wagner and a fine French gilt bronze and onyx gueridon mounted with Sevres portrait plaques of Louis XV and the ladies of his court. Additionally, there are many examples of 19th/20th century continental paintings and a very fine 19th century French gilt bronze mounted Carrera marble clock and garniture.
The auction will also include a spectacular collection of fine estate jewelry, which would serve as exquisite gifts for that special someone this holiday season. Among the collection is a 18 karat yellow gold ring with a 15mm South Sea pearl, 5.50 carat round brilliant cut diamond, and onyx; a 4.0 carat round brilliant-cut diamond and platinum engagement ring; a pair of finest quality handmade 8.0 carat Columbian Sugar Loaf Cabochon Emerald earrings with 10.0 carat Marquise and round brilliant-cut diamonds on 18 karat white cold ear clips; a GIA certified 10.04 carat cushion-cut brownish-yellow diamond ring surrounded by 1.20 carat round brilliant-cut diamonds; and a beautiful single strand of graduated 15.0 mm to 19.0mm South Sea pearl necklace accented with 5.0 carat brilliant-cut diamonds and set in 18 karat white gold.