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December Fine Estates Auction

Tuesday, December 12th @ 11AM

On December 12th we will offer The Estate of Theodora (Teddy) Gibson Berg. The sale will also include sterling silver from a New England educational institution as well as American and European fine and decorative arts from various other Connecticut estates and collections. Teddy was known for her renowned gardens, including those she nurtured over the years at her homes in NH and CT. The collection includes a substantial group of fine jewelry, as well as American, English and Continental formal and country furniture and decorations, fine Chinese and European porcelain, fine art and folk art. The sale will be "live online" through Live Auctioneers and Invaluable.

Preview will be offered at our gallery from 10:00am to 5:00pm on Thursday, Friday and Saturday before the auction, and at other times by appointment. All preview arrangements are subject to our posted COVID-19 safety protocols. We will have enhanced staffing for condition reports and additional photo requests. All requests for condition reports and/or photos must be received by 5:00 pm on Sunday, December 10th.

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"I'll give you five stars every day of the week. You were great in all aspects of this. You're very professional and honest. It doesn't get any better than that. I'm so happy with your efforts I can't begin to tell you. I'll recommend you to anyone who is interested in your services. You are amazing. Thank you again for everything."


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Schwenke Auctioneers is located in historic Woodbury, Connecticut, nationally known in the antiques community as "The Antiques Capital of Connecticut" and situated at the beginning of the "Connecticut Antiques Trail". Woodbury is convenient to all major east coast cities, is home to several dozen fine antique shops, and boasts several first class restaurants, inns and spas, all nestled in the scenic general area called the "Litchfield Hills".

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