News from Hudson Valley Auctioneers
Hudson Valley Auctioneers located at 432 Main Street Beacon, New York will present an unreserved antique and estate auction on Monday February 10th beginning promptly at 2:00 PM EST. The sale offers bidding with the online platform Liveauctioneers.com as well as in house, absentee and phone bidding. The sale begins with a Wilkes Barre PA estate library of approximately 400 volumes cataloged into 165 lots. An old family estate whose occupants' varied interests reflecting 18th through 20th centuries with books on travel and exploration, history and politics and art and science. Following the library is 170 lots of vintage toys, trains and dolls including a very original Jumeau, a collection of puppets, marionettes, stages and related items, many from China and Burma, from a Hudson NY collectors estate who had plans of opening a museum. Following that collection next up is the estate of a world class model makers finished and unfinished train and boat steam models as well as a large collection of British railroadania including a comprehensive book collection on the subject sold as a lot, enameled signs, posters, antique prints and other items of interest. At around 6:00 pm the sale will shift to 265 lots of general estate items. Jim Donovan had collected with an eye for the whimsical, the dramatic and the enjoyable in art, sculpture, decoration and function. Continuing to liquidate his now estate collection this sale features several small modernistic bronzes and 30 assorted artworks, mostly large oils. Of note is a large abstract oil signed Michelle West (Lee) titled "Continuity of Change" and a large carved granite linear sculpture by Minoru Nizuma. From the large collection of art still to be cataloged from the Forest Hall, Milford PA collection are five oil on linen abstracts with various titles by Hans Jaenisch ex Leonard Hutton Galleries ca.1963. Fifteen estate carpets, several lots Asian porcelains, photographs, metalworks and art are scattered throughout. Hundreds of ounces sterling flatware and hollowware, several lots of Mid Century from a White Planes estate liquidation, 19th century artworks from a Nyack home and furniture and decorative accessories from a Tuxedo Park mansion round out the sale.
Previews are Sunday 1-5 the doors open at 10am on Monday or by appointment. Terms, links to online bidding, Auctionzip and other info available at our interactive website www.HudsonValleyAuctioneers.com or sales manager Theo de Haas 845 480 2381 and auctioneer Neil Vaughn 914 489 2399
Hudson Valley Auctioneers located at 432 Main Street Beacon, New York will celebrate New Years Day with an unreserved multi estate auction on Wednesday January 1st beginning promptly at 1:00 PM EST. The sale offers bidding with online platform Liveauctioneers.com as well as in house, absentee and phone bidding.
Highlights include a fine selection Chinese and Asian artifacts from a Pawling estate led by a circa 1910 album of 80 original photographs of Chinese scenes and people as well as 108 period postcards of Shanghai and other locales. Porcelains feature a rare pair of armorial platters, several pairs of vases, a 17" tea caddy form decorated vessel and several other pieces. Two exceptional Chinese Export early 19th century oil paintings of people in gardens appear to have been done by the same hand. Several lots of rosewood and marble furniture from an old Poughkeepsie estate which also provided works on paper and scrolls and from the Pawling estate a selection of fine quality provincial pieces in various surfaces. From an upstate barn comes what appears to be an antique carved dug out canoe with possible Polynesian decoration and an early Japanese sword.
Standout oils in the sale include works by artists Eugene Frank, George Robert Bonfield, several by Charles Michel, Max Stern, William Immenkamp, Anthony Toney, Gregorio Prestopino, William McDonough, Jenning Tofel, Hal Robinson, Eleanor Moore and Horatio Henry Couldery. The estate of Peter Speihagen's Forest Hall Antiques of Milford, Pennsylvania will offer a selection of 18th and 19th century continental furniture and a large collection of antique continental pewter. Traditional English antique fare from a sprawling Millbrook farmhouse of a renowned New York artist features a pair of tufted leather wing chairs, mahogany center table, two convex mirrors,an interesting Scottish woven back chair, lowboys and game tables and other horse country decorative pieces. From an old Pennsylvania estate comes a large collection flo blue sold as a lot, a blind door corner cabinet in blue, a glazed door step back cupboard and several small bronzes. Other bronzes by Robert Cook, Werner Meurer, Georg Kolbe, E.T.Hurley, Asian and several other cabinet bronzes are mixed in throughout the sale.
As in prior holiday auctions estate jewelry features prominently with approximately 75 individual and group lots and are joined by several sterling tea services, flatware and hollowware and other various little treasures. Significant additional "treasures" include a rather rare Model F Steinway baby grand in a carved mahogany case, an exceptional Gothic Revival six arm electrified gasolier probably by Cornelius and Baker, several vintage luggage lots led by two Louis Vuitton cases; a wardrobe and a fitted steamer, several musical instruments including a rare Lyon and Healey "J" soprano saxophone and an antique Nicolaus Gagnano Filus violin. Five exceptional quality Tiffany Studios copies of signature floor lamps and hanging chandeliers from the Cornwall collection of lighting we sold in a spring sale which were very well received as the quality and attention to detail is unsurpassed for copies of this sort. Several original Handel lights also come from Cornwall. Mid Century makers Renato Zevi, Bertoia, Moreddi, Wegner, Geoge Mulhauser, Knoll Mies van der Rohe, Curtis Jere and others will be represented. The sale encompasses approximately 350 lots with last minute additions expected.
Previews are prior Sunday 1-5, Monday and Tuesday 12-5 and Wednesday 10-1pm.
Hudson Valley Auctioneers located at 432 Main Street Beacon, New York will present a two session unreserved antique and estate auction on Monday December 2nd beginning promptly at 2:00 PM EST. The sale offers bidding with online platform Liveauctioneers.com as well as in house, absentee and phone bidding a Session One features 165 lots from several different estates highlighted by thirty five military and sporting long guns, several Civil War, WW 1 and 2 firearms, swords, bayonets and artifacts, uniforms, and other items of interest.
Session Two follows at 5:00 pm with 375 additional lots, primarily from the personal collection of Nyack NY dealer James Donovan, the remaining contents of Forest Hall Antiques of Milford PA. following the passing of owner Peter Spielhagen,
silver and jewelry from a Pawling NY estate, as well various other consignments and gallery additions.
Jim Donovan has collected with an eye for the whimsical, the dramatic and the enjoyable in art, sculpture, decoration and function. From mid century modern to 18th and 19th century the contributions from his attic to basement packed Nyack home will delight most and perhaps shock others. Impossible to include the entire collection in one sale this auction features many large canvases, MCM furnishings, stone and bronze sculptures, lighting, interesting Japanese and Chinese mostly from the main floor.
Forest Hall Antiques of Milford, Pennsylvania occupied an imposing stone landmark building in the downtown since 1991 and until recently offered an extensive selection of 18th and 19th century continental and Chinese elmwood furniture, Delft, pewter, Meissen, early artworks, German and Bohemian glass, continental bronzes, several gilt mirrors and other staples of which 100 or so lots are included.
The Pawling estate contributed 25 fine jewelry lots many with multiple pieces, a sterling service for 12 Wallace Grand Baroque, country furniture and accessories and numerous early oil paintings. Relatively unknown German artist Franz Paul Glass 1886-1964 is well represented with several oils, many etchings, watercolor illustrations and studies sold individually and in lots.
Previews are Sunday 1-5 the doors open at 12 noon on Monday or by appointment.
Hudson Valley Auctioneers located at 432 Main Street Beacon, New York hosts a multi estate auction on Monday November 4th at 5:00 PM. The sale features the continuation of a Unadilla collector's liquidation, contents from a Sparrow Bush country compound, a Pawling Quaker Hill estate and additional consignments from a local retiring dealer. The auction offers online bidding through Liveauctioneers.com, absentee and phone bids and in house attendance with Erika Foy at the podium for the 350 unreserved lots.
Twenty works of art begin the sale, mostly from Unadilla and are followed with forty or so others scattered throughout the evening. Artists include Robert Hamlin, James Harrington, W. Oates, Rudolfi Nieto, Ivan Summers, Frank Barney J. Insco Williams, F.G. Fuentes and others as well as several early American school and continental portraits.
Chinese and Asian artifacts include several Chinese porcelain vases, some older and Mid Century Japanese woodblocks, a carved Jade vase and several Chinese and Persian carpets including a palace size carpet from an old Engelwood NJ estate. Mid Century items feature examples by Milo Baughman, Adrian Pearsall, Bruno Mathsson, Frank Elisco, Robsjohn Gibbings, Jean Gillon and several other pieces by unknown designers and makers.
Traditional and antique furniture including an Ogden Codman partial bedroom set and especially many pieces of American Empire will be scattered throughout the evening along several clocks including LeCoultre, a fine Herschede Hall tall clock with chimes, a Junghans Westminster bracket clock and others. Fifteen lots estate jewelry from a Mainline Philidelphia family offers mostly gold rings and pins with various stones and several hundred ounces of sterling including several flatware sets and lots of hollowware including Tiffany and Gorham. A nice collection of art pottery and art glass and arts and Crafts items should be well received with makers such as Steuben, Lundberg Studios, Middle Period Roseville including some rarities, Weller, Jervis, Liberty, two Handel lamps and some Austrian items.
Previews are conducted the prior Friday 12-6 pm, Sunday 1-5 pm and sale day Monday from 2 pm to sale time or by appointment . For terms, links to online bidding and other info please visit our new and improved website www.HudsonValleyAuctioneers.com or gallery phone 845-838-3049; sales manager Theo DeHaas 845 480 2381 or auctioneer Neil Vaughn 914 489 2399.
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.
Hudson Valley Auctioneers will present a fine Spring two session unreserved estate auction on Monday March 11th at 5:00 PM. The sale includes Somers, Scarsdale, Boonton NJ and three Manhattan partial estate contents. Additional consignments from several long time associates and gallery offerings round out the sale of approximately 525 fresh to the market lots. Session One offers online bidding with Liveauctioneers.com as well as in house, absentee and phone bidding.
An apartment in the Ritz Hotel, NYC contributed several lots to the first session. A fine signed Linke Louis XVI occasional table, a George III inlaid satinwood dressing chest, a pair of Regency style painted and parcel gilt marble topped chests and a card table set of gilded chairs and parquet table are complemented by an eclectic collectionof decorative accessories; a pair of early 19th century ormolu tole and marble potpourri, Sevres, Irish crystal, figural bronzes lamped, gilt mirrors, Meissen, and lots of silver , jewelry, gold coins and lighting. Mid Century highlights from the three NY estates include a rare pair bronze floor lamps by Stewart Ross for Hanson, several Saarinen Tulip tables, one marble topped, tessellated table and console, an unusual dressing table by Rougier,a George Nelson Omni wall unit and lots of Danish teak are among the many offerings.
Artworks and bronzes are numerous and scattered throughout both sessions with examples by William MacDonough, Moses Soyer, William Merrit Post, Antonio Cirino, Milton Lunin, John Haelen, Chiam Gross, Hal Robinson,and Charles Fazzino among others. A large commissioned oil by Robert Loughlin entitled "Bad Cop" shipped east from longtime partner Gary Carlson should be well received.For those who may remember peace activist Thomas Lewis and his association with the Baltimore Four and the Catonsville Nines peace activities the auction will offer an extremely rare original artwork created during the years of his struggle and before his subsequent incarceration. The work entitled "The Massacre of the Innocents" signed and dated January 1967 features a red wash over drawings signifying blood and in the bible inscription adding 'Vietnam' to 'Bethlehem'.
Eleven signed "Tiffany Studios" lamps will be offered with the guarantee that they are not authentic. Evidence of a decades old scam and by an unknown craftsman these pieces are practically perfect copies of the original Tiffany masterpieces. 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. Visit our website for further info and new features.
Session Two's items can also be viewed on Auctionzip.com , GoToAuction.com & Estatesales.net.
Previews are Sunday 1-5, the doors open at 2pm on Monday. Complementary refreshments provided.
Hudson Valley Auctioneers located at 432 Main Street Beacon, New York will present a two session unreserved estate auction on Monday February 4th at 5:00 PM.
The sale includes several partial estate contents from New York and New Jersey.
Session One offers online bidding with Liveauctioneers.com as well as in house, absentee and phone bidding and begins with an Asian grouping to include a selection of Chinese porcelains, carved jades, bronzes, cloisonné, Satsuma and carved Chinese furniture.
Traditional furniture is prevalent in both sessions with Continental and American pieces including period pieces, country cupboards, Empire and Federal tables, 19th century English mahogany chests, Pembrokes tables, slant desks, a seven pieces rosewood bedroom set, a large carved court cupboard, and a mohair wire frame Turkish chair are an indication of the diversity.