News from Hudson Valley Auctioneers
Annual New Years Day Auction, Summary
Hudson Valley Auctioneers located at 432 Main Street Beacon, New York will celebrate New Years Day with an unreserved antique and estate auction on Saturday January 1st beginning promptly at 1:00 PM EST. The sale offers bidding with online platform Liveauctioneers.com as well as absentee and phone bidding. This year's annual sale incorporates three interesting estates and a collector clearing out some closets.
The day's line up starts with Chinese and Asian artifacts; porcelain, marble topped stands, metalwork, artworks, Nichols rugs and bronzes. A large selection of American and Continental bronzes follows and includes works by artists including Barye, Vincenzo Vela, Dumaige, Weinert, Claude Michel, August Carrier, Joseph Gustave, A. Waagen, Duchoiselle, Mene, Sally Clark and several others.
A rare Tiffany Makers tall clock, a fine Chelsea ships clock, a lighted Abstract Plexiglas Composition by Emmy Packard, two Atmos presentation clocks and several American wooden clocks are mixed in with music boxes, disc players and victrolas. The most important being a rare concert model music box by D. Allard and Sandoz with 9 bells and 10 interchangeable cylinders in a fine boulle inlaid freestanding case. From the Scarsdale estate comes several pieces of 18th and 19th century furniture and several Persian carpets as well as an exceptional Caucasian saddle cover in excellent condition and a fine 18th century Verdure tapestry.
Of the Americana highlights a monumental probably Fiske cow weathervane competes with a rare 6 gallon Hamilton and Jones stoneware crock with an eagle and four stars. Four George Nakashima 'grass seat' chairs, Gustav Stickley including two dining tables, two sets of chairs and a plate rack sideboard, an exceptional Thonet center table and a French Majorelle style table will be of interest as well as two Waterford chandeliers and a vintage Leica camera.
Standout oils in the sale include works by artists Alfred W, Kowalski, Johann Bertholsen, Anne Congdon, James Buttersworth, Jan Powlowski, Louis Betts, William Zorach, Charles D. Gibson, Ugo Bernusconi, Peggy Dodds, Fried Pal, Allen Newton and many others.
As in prior holiday auctions estate jewelry features prominently with approximately 30 lots vintage Bakelite, some fine jewelry and is joined by several sterling flatware services, hollowware and other various little treasures. The sale encompasses approximately 450 lots.
Previews are prior Thursday and Friday noon to 5pm, Saturday 10-12:30 pm sale time or by appointment.