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Fine English & Continental Furniture, Silver & Decorative Arts for Sale at Freeman’s

PHILADELPHIA, PA.- Freeman’s two-day Fine English & Continental Furniture, Silver and Decorative Arts sale, scheduled for January 26 & 27, includes an impressive selection of property consigned from a number of private estates and collections. The first day is focused primarily on English furniture and decorative arts, followed by sections of English and Continental silver and ending with Asian arts which includes a fine collection of Export wares. Highlights of the day include a 17th century English bracket clock by the renowned maker Joseph Knibb with a pre-sale estimate of $40,000-60,000; a George III mahogany Chinese Chippendale silver table, conservatively estimated at $5,000-7,000; and an unusual Anglo-Colonial rosewood inlaid sofa table expected to bring $7,000-10,000; the silver section includes a large Georg Jensen ‘Acorn’ pattern flatware service at $15,000-25,000; a four piece English sterling silver neoclassi