Hudson Valley Auctioneers located at 432 Main Street Beacon, New York inaugurates this years' fall season with a multi-estate auction on Monday October 7th at 5:00 PM. The auction features select furnishings and artwork from a Unadilla collector, the mid century contents of a New Rochelle home, contents from a closed Hudson gallery and additional consignments from several long time associates in a public sale of approximately 350 unreserved lots.
Returning to our former bidding policy this sale will not only offer online bidding through Liveauctioneers.com, absentee and phone bids it will also offer in house attendance. Attendees are encouraged to bring snacks as the usual complementary refreshments will not be available for this sale. Construction is ongoing and auctioneer Neil Vaughn, while on the mend, will be assisted by Erika Foy at the podium.
The sale features many pieces of art and includes works by Zapata, Robyn Denny, Jack Hemmingway, John Nathanial Fenton, Sidney Goodman, Nick Berger, Matsumoto, Englander, Robert Lowe, Motherwell, Annie Leibowitz, Ezio Martinelli, Robert Loughlin, three Erte bronzes, Peter Rober Keil, Stefan Annerel, Walter Houmere, Oliver Stockman, Pokio Hayes, Armant Thibault, Malcolm Furlow as well as several early American school and continental portraits.
Chinese and Asian artifacts are in the mix including several Chinese porcelain vases, Japanese woodblocks and watercolor screens, three silk Chinese robes, a fine kimono, set four large Chinese watercolors and other scrolls, two large carved and inlaid Chinese cabinets and other furniture.
Spring is a long way off however some nice garden is in the sale led by a large faux bois planter, a large Victorian wire planter, a large Victorian wicker set and other various iron decorative objects.
Mid Century items abound with examples such as a Paul Evans patchwork cube coffee table, two Paul McCobb multidrawer wall shelves, several Camer chandeliers, several Murano and Venetian glass offerings, Saarinen and Frankl for Johnson Furniture bedroom furniture, Springer lucite base dining table, Milo Baughman, Lane, Danish teak and much more.
Traditional and antique furniture and accessories especially lighting will be scattered throughout the evening along with oriental carpets.
Two of the more interesting lots are a vintage pair of theatrical shoes found in the trash outside Jim Hensen's studio on East 67th street and used in the portrayal of 'Bruno the Trashman', the character who carried around 'Oscar the Grouch". Also 118" tall pair of Hollywood composition obelisks from the 1963 movie set of Cleopatra (ex Rago sale). Several LeCoultre clocks, a fine Tiffany clock set in the Aesthetic style, an 1800 German organ clock with a music box movement, a cased bassoon, two vintage Louis Vuitton steamer trunks, Judith Leiber handbags and several lots of vintage fine jewelry will help round out the sale.
Previews are conducted the prior Friday 12-4 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 De Haas 845 480 2381 or auctioneer Neil Vaughn 914 489 2399.