News from Hudson Valley Auctioneers
Auction Summary, Monday June 29th, 2020
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.