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Hudson Valley Auctioneers located at 432 Main Street Beacon, New York will present an excellent late spring two session unreserved estate auction on Monday May 20th at 5:00 PM. The sale features the complete contents of a retired dealers Germantown farmhouse, select items from a Larchmont collectors’ home, large selection lighting and decorative accessories from Sandy Littman's Newburgh warehouse including prototypes of her lighting designs as well as several other partial contents. Additional consignments from several longtime associates and gallery offerings round out the sale of approximately 500 fresh to the market lots. Session One offers online bidding with Liveauctioneers.com as well as in house, absentee and phone bidding. Asian items as is customary start the sale and this auction features two large Chinese porcelain plaques, a pair of wooden Japanese temple carvings, pair Satsuma plates signed Kinkozan, Japanese 1958 painting of bird displayed at the National Academy and several Asian pottery jars and vases as well as export and other Chinese porcelain from Germantown. The seven-bedroom farmhouse had several different design schemes. Primarily lots of Mission and Arts and Crafts furniture and decorations, matt green pottery, Roseville, Hampshire and others. Predictably the house and barn were full of country furniture, some painted, wicker and rattan, iron and steel, baskets, carnival glass, slag glass lamps, wooden ship models and pond sailors, stoneware, textiles and Persian carpets and will be offered throughout both sessions.
Sandy Littman's collection in addition to her 25 original lamps and chandeliers encompasses a lifelong pursuit of fine design and items with Art Deco features in lighting, furniture and accessories. A vintage Louis Vuitton steamer trunk, a Marius Morand steamer trunk, an 8-foot wooden totem of a man are some standouts. Silver lots are led by Tiffany Makers floriform vase, a fine engraved three-piece Georgian tea set, other Georgian pieces, flatware and hollowware and an early and interesting Native American silver and leather horse bridle.
A Greenwich home contributed a 10 cent Coke machine, a period slant desk and other 19th century furniture and a rare Mills Hightop carved wood cowboy slot machine. No sale can be complete without Mid Century items and this sale is no exception. Aside from lots of period lighting from the Littman warehouse there is an original Finnish Alvar Aalto cork topped laminated tea wagon, a rosewood glazed door cabinet by H.P. Hansen, a Lane Brutalist chest, a Dux dining table, lots of period art and decorative accessories. Artworks, bronzes and photographs are numerous and scattered throughout both sessions with examples by Todd Webb, Miriam Fried, Dorothy Grote, Henry Gasser, Milton Avery, Gino Hollander, Paul Meltsner, Lenore Whitmore, and many others. Lots of fancy items from Galle glass to LeCoultre clocks are scattered throughout both sessions. Session Two follows with 200 plus lots of more of the same interesting quality lots which will not offer online bidding and features great accessories, lighting, several interesting textiles and Oriental carpets, silver, Mid Century, large groupings of country smalls and furniture sold as lots, lots of artwork, and much more estate merchandise. Faster paced and includes last minute additions. Visit our new and improved website for further info and new features. Session Two's items can be viewed on Auctionzip.com and GoToAuction.com. Previews are Sunday 1-5pm and Monday from 2pm to sale time . Complementary refreshments provided will be provided. Terms, links to online bidding and Info at www.HudsonValleyAuctioneers.com or sales manager Theo DeHaas 845 480 2381 ; auctioneer Neil Vaughn 914 489 2399.
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Hudson Valley Auctioneers located at 432 Main Street Beacon, New York will present a two session unreserved estate auction on Monday April 15th at 5:00 PM. The sale includes estate and accumulations from Garrison, Wappingers Falls, Yonkers and NYC in New York as well as Alpine, New Jersey and Ridgefield, Connecticut. Additional consignments from several long time associates and gallery offerings round out the sale of approximately 550 fresh to the market lots. Session One offers online bidding with Liveauctioneers.com as well as in house, absentee and phone bidding.
Asian and Chinese items start the sale as they have in recent sales and this months offering includes two large early paintings, one with a Christie's London label, several pieces antique teak, rosewood and painted provincial furniture, several interesting porcelains, carved jades, a large Satsuma palace urn, cloisonne and bronzes. Several oriental pattern carpets, several roomsize may be led by a beautiful roomsize savonnerie "oushak" originally from the estate of David Sarnoff.
Continental and American furniture feature in both sessions with highlights such as several wax pine pieces, several pieces 19th century mahogany and cherry pieces including a Phyffe sofa originally purchased from the Cold Spring shop of Anne Stromberg complemented by an eclectic collection of decorative accessories; excellent carved Black Forest bear hall tree and carved bear smoke stand, Egyptian marble and bronze aesthetic clock, LeCoultre, a large French carriage clock with three bells, a fine carved marble bust, fine porcelains including Royal Copenhagen, Lladro, B and G, gilt mirrors, several hundred ounces of silver flatware and hollow ware, estate jewelry and lighting.
Mid Century highlights include lots of Danish teak, two pieces Edmund Spence bedroom chests, a Salterini "clam shell" iron set, Bertoia chairs, a rare Columbia 360 stereo on stand, a G. Nelson dining table and a Plycraft dinette set are among the many offerings. Gallery favorites: a set of four Art Deco silver and nickeled bronze and glass tabletop jewelry showcases and a rare Gustav Stickley #817 eight leg sideboard in wonderful condition except for the finish.
A collection of 15 vintage Hollywood movie posters for the South American market are in excellent condition and color.
A collection that will invite interest from some and perhaps disdain from others given the reactions from gallery visitors during the last week is a fine collection North American and African taxidermy trophies. Mounts include American Buffalo, Black Buck antelope, American elk, Alaskan moose, American antelope, African Kudu, Water Buck, Wildebeest, Bushbuck, Water Buffalo and Impala.
Artworks are numerous and scattered throughout both sessions with examples by Henry Gasser, William MacDonough, three signed Erte, large Yuri Metelski or Metielsky of "Chinatown", Johannes Schiefer, an Anthony Toney citiscape, Emily Mason abstract, Albert Alcalay abstract, large William Skilling still life, several by Milton Lunin and many others.
Session Two follows with 200 plus lots of more of the same interesting quality lots which will not offer online bidding and features great accessories, lighting, several room size and scatter
Oriental carpets, silver and estate jewelry, Mid Century and much more estate merchandise. Faster paced and includes last minute additions