News from Hudson Valley Auctioneers
Auction Summary, December 2
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.