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  SoMa Auction

Auction: Sunday & Monday, September 8-9 2002, Starts at 9am in San Francisco & on the Internet

Preview: September 6 - 8, Friday & Saturday 10-5, Sunday 9-12
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Our SoMa Auction will be a two-day event featuring the following highlights:

º Estate jewelry, watches and contemporary pieces
º Japanese and Chinese decorative arts including export porcelains
º European, American and Contemporary Paintings
º Rugs and carpets including desirable Heriz and Tabriz highlights
º Continental, English, and American Furniture
º Silver flatware and hollowware with teaspoons by Fabergé
º Monographs in ethnography and travel from the Harold & Agnes Keith collection of Borneo and Southeast Asian Literature, Part II
º Toys including a Lionel Blue Comet train set, Steiff teddy bears and toy soldiers

Paul Skender, 415-503-3479

Consignments Accepted Year-Round


Resources to help you through the minefield of online & real time auctions:

Introduction to Object ID: Guidelines for Making Records That Describe Art, Antiques, and Antiquities
by Robin Thornes

Old Masters Repainted: A Detailed Investigation into the Authenticity of Paintings Attributed to Wu Zhen (1280-1354)
by Joan Stanley-Baker

The Art Forger's Handbook
by Eric Hebborn

The Commissar Vanishes : The Falsification of Photographs and Art in Stalin's Russia
by David King

The Fake
by Sandor Radnoti

Detecting Forgery: Forensic Investigation of Documents
by Joe Nickell

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