Two Centuries-Old English Chambers, The so-called Schenley Rooms, will be Auctioned October 18 by Burchard Galleries

St. Petersburg, FL, USA, October 11, 2020 — A pair of handsome, centuries-old chambers that served for a time as executive dining rooms for Schenley Imports Company, the former New York City-based liquor company in the Empire State Building, and then later exhibited at the St. Petersburg Museum in Florida, will be part of a massive, 600-lot auction slated for October 18th by Burchard Galleries. The Sunday auction event, starting promptly at 12 o’clock noon, will be held live in the gallery (with social distancing and other protocols in place), at 2528 30th Avenue North, St. Petersburg. Internet bidding will be provided by LiveAuctioneers.com and Invaluable.com. Telephone and absentee bids will be accepted. Many photos can be viewed now, at www.burchardgalleries.com. “This is the best auction in the 35-year history of Burchard Galleries,” said Jeffrey Burchard, owner of Burchard Galleries. “We’re offering lifelong collections of important treasures, plus the contents of a Lake Hollingsworth mansion in Lakeland.” The catalog is jam-packed with Tiffany art glass and lamps, Steuben pieces and Russian sterling silver objets de vertu including Faberge. The list continues with important paintings, prints and sculptures by listed artists, to include Anthony Thieme (Dutch, 1888-1954) and Peter Max (German-American, […]

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