Fine and Decorative Arts Catalog Auctions
For over 25 years, Alderfer Auction has had a tradition of hosting “Fine and Decorative Arts” catalog auctions. For these events, a color-illustrated, printed catalog is produced featuring items vetted from collections, institutions and estates from around the world and US. Alderfer Auction has developed a long-standing reputation for bringing some of the finest works of art of the Pennsylvania Impressionists to the market. These works of art, along with American and European works, are common findings in this venue. Also, inclusive to this event, are Decorative works including fine porcelain, art glass, pottery and Americana Fine Period and quality stylized furniture of the 18th, 19th and 20th century, Persian carpets, sculpture and bronzes often complement the findings.
Jewelry and Luxury Gifts are a popular feature during these events. Alderfer Auction has brought some of the finest jewelry from private collections and estates to the market. In addition, due to high interest and value, special features such as historical items, signatures, maps and 19th century photography and ephemera, are often added to the “Fine and Decorative Arts” catalog auctions.
These special events are live and online auctions. During these events the auctioneer is receiving bids from a live assembled audience, online internet buyers and phone bidders in real time.