News from Hudson Valley Auctioneers
Hudson Valley Auctioneers, located at 432 Main Street, Beacon, New York will present a 2 session unreserved absentee, phone bid and online antique and estate auction through Liveauctioneers.com on Monday May 3rd at an early start of 3:00 PM EST.
A gallery preview will be held Sunday May 2nd from 1-5 and Monday, day of sale beginning at 12 noon and ending at 2:30pm. The sale begins with 200 lots of sculpture, paintings and drawings from a newly rediscovered "Outsider" artist of remarkable talent. Louise Abrams born in 1941 studied in New York at the Art Students League, the New School and in Mexico at the Instituto Allende.She received her BA and has graduate work in the Fine Arts Department at CUNY. She had several gallery shows in the mid 1970's including Cloud Gallery June 1975, Auction 393 submissions in June 1975 and Pleiades Gallery exclusive show September 1975. Her work has been described as "a microscopic view of life", "Native American, Aboriginal, Olmec inspired'' and "visionary". Abrams' work and study has been interrupted throughout her life with severe mental and emotional challenges and has spent significant periods of her life in various institutions. A number of themes, possibly visions, dominate the few thousand works comprising the total of Abrams’ work from the 1970’s to the early 2000’s all of which is court ordered to be sold by Hudson Valley Auctioneers. This May sale will be the fourth of several offerings to liquidate the entire block of work from sculpture in stone, ink drawings, oils on board and canvas and numerous sketch pads. The gallery anticipates one further sale. Price results have already accelerated since the initial offering in November 2020.
Session two features 400 fresh estate lots including 19th century furniture, garden and accessories from the Estate of Robert Wiggins, Montgomery NY, a long held storage unit in Hyannis Massachusetts, an 18th century home's furnishings from Croton on Hudson NY, remaining contents from a sprawling Westport estate and several other Hudson Valley partial estates and consignors. Artworks offered by artists Peter Max, Romere Bearden, E. Meadows, a large 1866 Edward Moran oil, a circa 1850 portrait of Thomas Whitmore of Apley, a four panel Japanese screen "Nam- Ban" by Oh En, several Persian drawings and several other prints and paintings. Mid century items include a "Parrot Chair" by Ib Arberg, an excellent Helen Webber tapestry, a Paul McCobb vellum covered table, a Nelson Steelcase desk, a Russel Wright for Conant Ball dresser and lots of accessories. Fancy goods include a pair French bronze figural candelabra, several fine estate carpets, a rare Rococo carved oak Symphonium Style 25c with 23 discs, a fine Zsolnay Pecs vase signed Brigitta Kulscar, a 70 troy ounce hand planished tray by Karl Anderson dated 1919, several crystal and Venetian chandeliers, groups of Imari and old Chinese as well as Cultural Revolution items and a fine Josiah Wood New Bedford grandfather clock. Other items include 4 early Nantucket baskets, an early cast iron fireback with Heron and fox, a large lot of "Frosted Lion" by Gillinder, quilts, local Orange County atlas and maps and other attic and basement finds. Groups of 19th century furniture will be scattered throughout the sale. Highlights include a selection of tiger maple; a tester bed, tiltops, an old surface tiger pembroke, two old corner cabinets, several blanket chests, several large case pieces, Empire sideboards, cupboards, two large Meiji storage cabinets and other antique Japanese and Chinese pieces.
In person previews are scheduled for Sunday prior from 1pm-5pm and Monday day of sale from 12 noon- 2:30pm and follow Covid protocols. Absentee and phone bidding is available. All lots offered through Liveauctioneers.com. Pickup of all items is by curbside protocol Tuesday May 4th from 10am to 3pm and daily thereafter 9-3:30 or by appointment.
Hudson Valley Auctioneers, located at 432 Main Street, Beacon, New York will present an early spring absentee, phone bid and online antique and estate auction offered through liveauctioneers.com on Monday March 29th at 5:00 PM EST.
A gallery preview will be held Sunday 3/28 from 1-5 and Monday beginning at 2pm and ending at 4:30. The unreserved 400 lot sale combines items from several local estates and collections including the New York apartment of former Michigan State Senator Jack Faxon, furniture from the estate of former antiques dealer Joan White, Monroe NY and a Poughkeepsie NY antiquarian and dealer as well as gallery and other additions.
The Faxon estate offered up an excellent collection Persian and other carpets, several lots of antique leaded and beveled glass as well as several interesting pieces of architectural iron artifacts and period brutalist sculpture. Lots of good 19th century country and period furniture is well represented with a tiger maple slant desk, a tall cherry chest of drawers and a rare set of six early 19th century chairs from the White estate. Artwork scattered through the evening includes several fine lithos including two Rene Magritte portfolios and T. Benton among others as well as artworks by Althea Platt, Arnold Plancer, Harry Stoner, Chester B. Price and A. Leydenfrost to name a few.
A collection of studio pottery mainly from the estate of Herbert Sargeant includes several groups of his pieces as well as works by Marion Vlosky, Warren Mackenzie, Kylikki Salmanharra, Bethel Pike, and others. A final wrap up of the Westchester estate that has been featured in the last several sales provided a nice selection of period Art Deco furniture, a classic Noguchi coffee table, a pair of Selig Milo Baughman chairs and several other lots from the middle of last century.
Items from a former Poughkeepsie retired book dealer include several early machines; roller organs, traveling victrolas, early maps and books, Asian items such as a fine bronze Budhha, Japanese mixed metal, porcelains and textiles.
Other highlights bound to attract attention include several hundred ounces of sterling silver flatware and hollowware and a large collection of fine estate jewelry, another offering of original John Floyd Yewell architectural renderings, several classical antique bronzes, a Herman Koenig violin, several carriage clocks and a remarkable early 19th century iron vault door mounted as sculpture.
Pickup of all items is by safety protocol Tuesday March 30th from 10am to 3pm and daily thereafter 9-3:30 or by appointment. Shipping is by third party vendors only.
Hudson Valley Auctioneers, located at 432 Main Street, Beacon, New York will present an unreserved absentee, phone bid and online antique and estate auction through Liveauctioneers.com on Friday January 1st at 1:00 PM.
The sale features the estate of a longtime Westchester County NY decorator and collector whose love and appreciation for Arts and Crafts, modern and Art Deco items is reflected in the 400 lots offered. Leading the sale will be a rare eggshell polychrome lacquer low table signed Jean Dunand.
A large collection of American and continental art pottery, art glass, table clocks, and burl Art Deco and Mid Century furniture will be scattered throughout the day.
A fine Edmund Spence silver mounted dining room set for Industria Mueblera Mexico, an early Bruno Mathsson 'Pernilla' lounge, and Eames rosewood lounge chair and ottoman, an extensive set of rare Salterini 'El Prado' line iron in original condition offered in four lots and a fine Gustav Stickley miter mullioned double door bookcase are some of the 20th century furniture offerings. A selection of bronze items from fancy gilt 19th century pieces, Tiffany dore, several early figurines and erotic bronzes by Kauba and Bergman as well as other Vienna castings.
Jewelry, and silver feature prominently with hundreds of ounces of flatware and hollowware and a diverse collection of vintage estate jewelry including Mexican and Chinese. 40 lots of Chinese and Japanese porcelains, silks and jade begin the midday sale.
A group of outsider artist Louise Abrams works, several New York City scenes led by a Hugh Ferris graphite, two Albert Smith oils,, several William MacDonough's, two large Susan Kahn's in Heydenryk frames and an excellent Mark Dixon Dodd oil of an interesting scene are among the many artworks.
Period American and Continental furniture, a collection samplers and needleworks, a Steinway grand and a fine selection estate carpets will round what promises to be an excellent auction to start the new year.
A gallery preview will be held Sunday prior 1-5 pm, Wednesday and and Thursday 1-5:00 pm and 10:00 am to 12:30 day of sale.
Pickup of all items is by curbside protocol Saturday 1/2 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, contact sales manager Theo de Haas 845 480 2381 or auctioneer Neil Vaughn 914 489 2399
Hudson Valley Auctioneers, located at 432 Main Street, Beacon, New York will present a 2 session unreserved absentee, phone bid and online antique and estate auction through Liveauctioneers.com on Monday November 16 at 3:00 PM EST.
A gallery preview will be held Sunday 11/15 from 1-5 and Monday day of sale beginning at 1pm and ending at 4:30.
The sale begins with 200 lots of sculpture and paintings from a newly rediscovered "Outsider" artist of remarkable talent. Louise Abrams born in 1941 and studied in New York at the Art Students League, the New School and in Mexico at the Instituto Allende, she received her BA and has graduate work in the Fine Arts Department at CUNY.
She had several gallery shows in the mid 1970's including Cloud Gallery June 1975, Auction 393 submissions in June 1975 and Pleiades Gallery exclusive show September 1975, her work has been described as "a microscopic view of life", Native American, Aboriginal, Olmec inspired' and "visionary".
Abrams' work and study has been interrupted throughout her life with severe mental and emotional challenges and has spent significant periods of her life in various institutions, a number of themes, possibly visions, dominate the few thousand works comprising the total of Abrams’ work from the 1970’s to the early 2000’s all of which is court ordered to be sold by Hudson Valley Auctioneers.
This November sale will be the first of several offerings to liquidate the entire block of work from sculpture in stone, ink drawings, oils on board and canvas and numerous sketch pads.
Session two features 400 fresh estate lots primarily from a long held storage unit owned by an AP journalist who lived and worked in China in the early 1980's and subsequently in other stations.
There is a large selection of porcelain vases, furniture and other decorative and antique items. African items include wood carvings, bronzes and fabrics and there is a selection of Indian and Middle Eastern items.
Cultural items include a signed copy of Quaddafi's political treatise and a group of Chinese post Mao era items.
A Valley Cottage estate consigned a group of religious carvings including a wooden carved life size holy family group, several carvings of saints and Greek and Russian icons and other paintings.
A visit to Long Island's north shore filled a truck with fancy oak carved furniture, a rare oak dental cabinet, a heavily carved rocker and an impressive Pottier and Stymus ebonized credenza.
Country furnishings include several cupboards and decorative accessories mixed in with Victorian garden cast iron urns, benches and a fine lead figural fountain with a classical iron base.
Fancy goods from two Scarsdale estates feature several pounds of fancy sterling, table goods by Royal Worcester, Royal Crown Derby, chintz, Herend, Royal Copenhagen, Waterford, Lalique as well as a large set of India stoneware with a dragonfly motif.
Artists represented in the sale from the 19th century include Horace Hooper, Jules Cornilliet, Richard Winternitz, E.M. Gray, Guiseppe Aureli and some unknown folk artists and an excellent three panel screen attributed to the Bloomsbury Group school of art.
20th century artists are Yaaco Agam, Frank Stella, Frederick Prescott, Fanny Holtzman, Herbert Pullinger, B. Weener, Jean de Botton, Antonio Barrera and B. Forster among many others.
Additionally expect several estate carpets, a clock collection including a fusee English gallery clock and early banjos, a fine Chickering ebonized baby grand piano, Redmen fraternal items, various lighting and lots of Mid Century and 19th century furniture.
In person previews are scheduled for Sunday 11/15 from 1pm-5pm and Monday from 1pm- 3pm and follow Covid protocols.
Absentee and phone bidding is available. All lots offered through Liveauctioneers.com.
Pickup of all items is by curbside protocol Tuesday November 17th 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 and other info available on our website www.HudsonValleyAuctioneers.com or contact sales manager Theo de Haas 845 480 2381 or auctioneer Neil Vaughn 914 489 2399.
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
Hudson Valley Auctioneers will present an unreserved absentee, phone bid and online antique and estate auction through liveauctioneers.com on Monday August 31st at 5:00 PM EST.
A gallery preview will be held Sunday 8/30 from 1-5 and Monday day of sale beginning at 1pm and ending at 4:30. The nearly 400 lot sale combines items from several local estates and collections from Manhattan and points south, Far Hills NJ and other points east and west.
A large selection Chinese including 4 early watercolors from a Vermont collection, embroideries, porcelains, carved hardstones, Japanese carved furniture, lacquer-ware, bronzes, and woodblocks are mixed throughout. Many china services by Royal Copenhagen, Shelley, Rosenthal, Meissen and others complement sterling, .800 silver and silver plate flatware and hollowware. Several lots of gold and silver jewelry, watches as well as costume jewelry lots from NYC and Far Hills are mixed with fur coats, antique leather hatboxes with hats, dresser sets, fans and other finery. 'Brown Furniture' seems to have gained somewhat of a second wind as of late and leading examples in the sale are a Phyffe carved 19th century tester bed with a new custom horsehair mattress , several period cherry chests, a two part drop leaf dining table, a fine 19th century Hackensack cupboard in two parts and glazed doors, s Sheraton sideboard with bottle drawers, a fine Japanesque inlaid rosewood music cabinet and a pencil inlaid fine Victorian sideboard.
Descendants of a wartime refugee family consigned a rare Illi Kagan sofa, chair and table refurbished by the Kagan Studios in the 1970s and the group leads a diverse selection of Mid Century modern furniture and accessories which also include Knoll leather chairs, three teakwood wall units and other teak pieces, rosewood bedroom furniture, Mobler and other Swedish and Danish items. Artwork from the period include an abstract signed A.T.M. and inscribed on the reverse Alice Trumbull Mason, a fine Joseph Stella oil titled "Player", several pieces by John Liello, several abstracts by Uta Von Bern, several by Milton Lunin, several by Allan Davidson, Kenneth Hari and others. An interesting consignment includes a selection of drawings, renderings, watercolors and ephemera that purports to be from the estate of architect J. Floyd Yewell. Yewell was responsible for several large commissions, won many awards and was perhaps most recognized as the illustrator of a well known poster advertising The New York Central train lines of which the auction offers a watercolor study among the many pieces.
More traditional artworks include a large oil by Arnsby Brown ARA, a William Funk portrait, another large oil by Emmy Leuze-Hirschfeld, a watercolor by Andreas Achenbach, oils by William Frieghoff, John Bently, Urban Huchet, Larry Day, Aris Knikker and a recently discovered early 19th century portrait of George Washington after Gilbert Stuart.
Other items which should attract attention are several lots of early glass, flip, enameled and more, a Scottish tall clock and several other timepieces, several Victorian iron benches, a silver plated presentation fire horn, bamboo fly rods and reels, an Old Towne style ribbed canoe , lots of lighting and other accessories.
Shipping and pickup of all items is by curbside protocol Tuesday September 1st from 10am to 3pm and daily thereafter 9-3:30 or by appointment.
In accordance with current New York State regulations Hudson Valley Auctioneers, located at 432 Main Street, Beacon, New York will present an unreserved antique and estate auction online through Liveauctioneers.com and with absentee bids and telephone bidding only on Monday June 29th at 5:00 PM EST. Remote staffing is available for extra imaging and to address any inquiries regarding individual items and a gallery preview will be held 6/28 from 1-5 and Monday beginning at 1pm following safety protocols. The nearly 400 lot sale combines items from several interesting sources notably an early Patterson NY homestead, two fine old Pennsylvania estates, a Katonah village home, artwork from a Nyack private collection and select items from a Pleasantville home.
Several pieces English period oak furniture from Patterson illustrate the former collectors' comprehensive interest in authenticity and historical significance. Fragments and some complete pieces come with some documentation. The Katonah home provided several large vintage and antique bronzes, many in the classical style notably a large grouping after Rancoulet. The Pleasantville home yielded Schmieg and Kotzian dining room furniture, American cut glass, sterling flatware, hollowware and several lots gold estate and other jewelry. Several of the consignors contributed many of the Persian carpets and also the diverse offering of Asian furniture, artworks and porcelains highlighted by an early eight panel screen.
Art includes works by Yasuo Kuniyoshi, Yvonne Canu, Moses Sawyer, John Marin, Nell Blaine, several oils by Uta Von Bern, several by William MacDonough, a fine pair of American portraits ca 1830 of missionaries with provenance and a printed book, several by Czech artists and several others. Mid Century pieces are highlighted by a Jens Risom dining ret, a McCobb Planner Group room divider, Dunbar and other makers. A collection of paisley includes three garments including a French coat labeled Aux Elegants Felix Levy Paris and several handmade shawls as well as other early fragments, vintage clothes, accessories and a few bolts of 1970's vintage fabric including Scalamandre.
Traditional antiques include a 19th century English corner cabinet with shell back, several American pine pieces, many in paint, several pieces Italian gilt fragments, 19th century Italian furniture, large sets of Fiesta dinnerware, many iron and brass chandeliers and sconces, a fine pair of Venetian gondola sconces, lots of china and glass and various other collections. A rare four door 1964 Ford Galaxie 500XL was a barn find in Danbury, Connecticut. Consigned by the original owner who received it as a gift at 17, the car is in pretty fair shape although parked and garaged for the last seven years and has not been started. The owner, a former Broadway entertainer states that the car has had many Broadway and Hollywood legends as passengers and is reluctant to let it go but is giving up his country home and moving back to his NYC brownstone. Shipping and pickup of all items is by curbside protocol and will be adjusted when the restrictions warrant it.
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.