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Newport's historic Swanhurst Manor House to have estate sale

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By Sean Cahill

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An Estate sale of Newport's Historic Swanhurst Manor House will be offering a wide range of antiques, fine and decorative art, furniture, and fashion when it begins on October 18-20, 2013.

There are items ranging from $5–$5000 and many items that are still boxed, with the wide variety of antiques and furniture in pristine condition.

Some highlighted estate sale items include:

· Fine French Provencal and English antiques

· High end furnishings including lighting, mirrors

· Home decorations from Lillian August, Maitland–Smith, Horchow, Gumps, Domain and Bloomingdales

· Large works of art and lovely decorative prints

· Tableware from Versace Barocco, Tracy Porter and majolica dinner services and serving pieces, silver and silver plate table items

· Crystal and glassware by Baccarat, Steuben, Daum, Murano, Simon Pearce, Erte Flutes, Waterford

· Vintage fashion from designers Bob Mackie and Christopher Ross

The Manor was built in 1851, and was one of the first of a dozen Newport Mansions built along Bellevue Avenue. Swanhurst Manor is scheduled to be auctioned off on October 12th.

 

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