Antiques, Fine Arts & Collectibles Online Sale #1.
All located at 10101 Brook Road, Suite 680, Glen Allen. VA. 23059.
Bruce Kern traveled extensively and lived abroad for a number of years while employed with Siemens Corporation as head of communications.
Bruce's Passions took him to numerous countries and his lifestyle afforded him the luxury to collect over his lifetime a broad spectrum of fine antiques and Antiquities many suitable for Advanced Collectors and museums.
Those who knew Bruce describe am as a true Renaissance Man. Intellectually curious and very knowledgeable and accomplished in many fields of endeavor.
He particularly enjoyed Cooking, Fine Food, decorating for Christmas, and the company of close friends.
Bruce was both a brilliant historian of Renaissance painting and sculpture and a highly astute collector of Oriental Arts.
Renaissance art if the painting, sculpture, and decorative arts of the period of European history in parallel with the developments which occurred in philosophy, literature, music, Science and Technology.
Thanks to his informed taste, Bruce was able to acquire important pieces by rising artists as well as the Masters.
The following list Of categories gives one an idea of the magnitude of this man's collection.
Ancient Arts, Ancient and Ethnographic Art, African Art, Asian Art, Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Chinese Classical and Modern Paintings, Books and Manuscripts (Many early collectible cookbooks), Ceramics and Glass, Collectibles and Memorabilia, Furniture and Decorative Arts (18th, 19th & 20th century), Jewelry, Musical Instruments, Stamps, Coins and Medals, Antique Clocks, Marine Paintings and Nautical Works (Maritime), Art Pottery (Roseville, Hull, McCoy, Weller, and others), Oriental Rugs (Antique and semi-antique hand-woven rugs), Sculptures (Marble, bronze & stone), Cookware (Calphalon, Fiesta, Hall, Dansk, Le Creuset, Dru and more), Hand-painted antique toleware trays, Collection of mortar and pestle sets, One of the finest collections up Christmas holiday ornaments, decorations, lighting, vintage blow molds, etc. many in the original boxes. Church pews and benches, Tools (including two antique Machinist tool boxes) microscope, Precision scales for a laboratory, 19th century walking sticks with hand chased 10 karat yellow gold handles, Chinese furniture to include heavily carved chairs with marble inserts, antique Chinese sideboard, spice cabinet, locking chests and more. Many important oil on canvas portraits of 18th and 19th-century gentleman (most in museum-quality frames). Vintage limited edition Leonardo Nierman signed bronze eagle titled "The Hunt" no. 5 of 6 on Rosewood base. Antique Greek carved marble Egyptian female deity (Sumerian details) very heavy substantial museum-quality piece.
You can preview this car Monday-Friday between 10 AM & 5 PM (Closed between 1 PM & 2 PM for lunch) or Saturday between 10AM & 3PM.
This auction will begin to close Monday 7/6/2020 at 7 PM Eastern, closing 2 lot per minute.
A link will be attached to the winning bidder's invoice with a link for "SignupGenius", this is how you can schedule a time for pickup. This will be the only way to pick up your items. You must bring help to load anything heavy.