Ahlers & Ogletree will Hold A New Year’s Signature Estates & Collections Auction, January 11th-12th



The 592-lot auction will begin at 10 am Eastern time both days. Offered will be American and English antiques, European fine art and decorative arts, and silver.

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Atlanta, GA, USA, January 8, 2024 — An extensive 230-piece Tiffany & Company sterling silver flatware set in the ‘Whittier’ pattern, an oil on canvas equestrian painting of a rider on a horse by Henry Thomas Alken (British, 1785-1851), and a gorgeous French Regence ebonized bureau plat (flat-topped writing table with drawers to the frieze) are a few expected highlights in Ahlers & Ogletree’s two-day Signature Estates & Collections auction scheduled for January 11th and 12th, starting at 10 am EST both days.

The auction will be held online and live in the Ahlers & Ogletree gallery located at 1788 Ellsworth Industrial Boulevard NW in Atlanta. The January 11th session will feature fine art, furniture, and decorative arts from England and the Americas. including seven Tiffany Studios lamps, plus over sixty lots of silver by Tiffany, Gorham, and Reed & Barton and other wonderful objects.

Session 2, on Friday, January 12th, will also feature a selection of fine art, furniture and decorative arts from Europe, to include seven lots of Royal Copenhagen Flora Danica china, collections of Baccarat and Steuben crystal, and Russian enamel and silver objects from an important collection. Both days represent rare opportunities for collectors and designers alike.

The 230-piece Tiffany & Company sterling flatware set in the ‘Whittier’ pattern was used aboard Mr. Allison Vincent Armour’s (American 1863-1941) research steamer yacht Utowana. Upon the engagement of his daughter, she requested that the pattern be cast in sterling silver for a wedding present. Tiffany cast the service in solid silver and then destroyed the dies. The other half of this service remains in private hands in Italy. The total weight is 340.15 ozt. (est. $10,000-$20,000).

To learn more about Ahlers & Ogletree and the two-day, two-session auction slated for January 11th and 12th, online and live in the Atlanta gallery, visit www.aandoauctions.com. Updates are posted often. You can follow Ahlers & Ogletree via social media on Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest and Facebook.