Hudson Valley Auctioneers, located at 432 Main Street, Beacon, New York will present a fine autumn unreserved online estate auction through Liveauctioneers on Monday October at 5:00 PM EST.
A gallery preview will be held Sunday 10/4 from 1-5 and Monday day of sale beginning at 1pm and ending at 4:30. The 400 lot sale combines items from several local estates and collections with the following highlights.
From a long held storage unit comes a treasure trove of Gustav Stickley furniture in good finish and condition led by an 8' Director's table, an early ebonized two door bookcase with 8 pane doors, a set of eight ladder back chairs, a single leaded door Harvey Ellis bookcase, an Ellis two drawer server, a double door bookcase with 12 pane doors and a few other pieces. The same storage unit supplied a 40" Black Forest cuckoo clock with deer, rabbit and pheasant carvings and a Manhattan Lamp Co. double student with two fine L.C. Tiffany Damascene shades. Rustic items should find some interest with a rare Old Hickory, Indiana two seat swinging glider, a rare pair of 5 drawer Habitant chests, a collection of early miniature paddles and a Stephen Zey custom made pack basket for photographer Guy Gillette accompanied by an original photo.
Items from a former Poughkeepsie retired book dealer include a 19th century bookcase with 24 glazed pane doors over a cabinet base, Persian carpets and some nice brown furniture. A Hastings on Hudson partial contents contributed more brown furniture led by an 18th century bookcase secretary with a broken pediment and carved bird, a fine oak Welsh cupboard , several chests, tilt and rigid stands and Chinese porcelains and bronzes.
The Greenwich Village brownstone of a retired NYC architect and author was furnished with some fine mid century items as well as antiques, art, Cartier silver and oddities; Gio Ponti chairs, a pair of G.T.V. Thonet Otto Wagner stools, a pair of Hans Wegner for Fritz Hansen "Chinese" chairs, a fine Chinese lacquer screen, two Petrus Bruegel 16th century etchings, a three piece Victorian cast iron fern pattern garden set and a 95" Keuffell & Esser slide rule trade sign.
Several interesting items were uncovered from under piles of QVC boxes in a Scarsdale hoarders' home probably from an earlier inheritance. A 30" bronze of 'David' by G. Michel, an excellent bronze and onyx pedestal, an alabaster carved pedestal and bust of a young woman and a monumental pair of classical column lamps in carved white marble are among the treasure unearthed. Down the road in White Plains another estate adds an interesting collection of art mostly gallery purchase in the 1960's featuring works by Francisco Zuniga, Itali Clement, Vincent Haddelsay, Irving Marantz, Chaim Gross, Frank Kleinholtz, Frank Owen, Vasquez Parra, John Groth and Shimshon Holzman among others.
Two country estates had neither country furniture nor accessories but the Putnam valley estate of a former ballerina held a nice selection of carved Thai and India carved furniture, Mid Century, Chinese bronze floor lamp with elephant base and other Asian porcelain and bronze. The other country home in Cohecton held a large trove of Villeroy and Boch dinnerware in several unused sets, Waterford, fine glassware and a great mix of vintage and newer decorative furniture and accessories.
Other highlights bound to attract attention include several pounds of sterling and some jewelry, a 1922 Jennings slot machine in good order, an excellent verdigris patina star in moon weathervane taken off an historic barn in Far Hills NJ along with the original directional on a 10 foot pole(cut to order if need be), lots of early glass and flasks many chandeliers and other lighting and much more.
Pickup of all items is by curbside protocol Tuesday September 1st from 10am to 3pm and daily thereafter 9-3:30 or by appointment. Shipping is by third party vendors only.
Auction terms, links to online bidding, Auctionzip and other info available at our interactive website www.hudsonvalleyauctioneers.com or contact sales manager Theo de Haas 845 480 2381 or auctioneer Neil Vaughn 914 489 2399