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Auction Summary, September 19 2022

September 19th Auction


Hudson Valley Auctioneers, located at 432 Main Street, Beacon, New York will present a 560 lot unreserved antique and estate auction with absentee, phone  and online bidding through on September 19th at an early start of 3:00 PM EST.  In house previews are Sunday 9/18 from 1pm-5pm and Monday from 12 noon- 2:30pm or by appointment.  After a summer of attempting to empty our warehouse of various collections and estate remainders primarily through Clearing House Estate Sales our fall season of probably just two unreserved estate auctions will prove to be interesting.

This sale begins with 20 paintings by Americo DiFranza, a first offering from the estate collection of the artist. DiFranza, a career graphic designer and a master with pastel, later in life instructed at The Art Students League and was past president. This initial offering will be followed in subsequent sales with approximately 40 more pieces. The remainder of the sale is primarily from two old money NYC estates, the Estate of Dennis Lo and several other partial estates.                                                          

A selection of Chinese porcelain pieces, gilt carvings and carved jades, archers rings, snuff bottles, Japanese Satsuma pottery, watercolors and woodblocks and some furniture follow. The day's art selections include two works by  George Hausdorf in original frames, an Alfred T. Bricher watercolor, two by Agna Enters, Sepp Linder and a  large oil after William Bouguereau in a fine gilt frame. African American artworks by Jerry and Terry Lyn, A.C. Fenell, Leroy Campbell, Ronald Jones, William Tolliver, James Denmark, three textiles by Andre Thompson and several by J.R. Picott are also in the sale.                                        

18th, 19th and 20th century furniture throughout the sale range from a selection of oak barristers and file cabinets to American cherry, walnut and pine to Welsh cupboards, Dutch marquetry and other early continental pieces. A collection of antique mirrors is led by a large 19th century cove stenciled example. Mid Century pieces include a Mies van Rohe solid chromed steel and leather chair, pair Barcelona chairs, teak by Dux, Folke Ohlsson, Peter Nielson, Rud Rasmussen and other makers, chandeliers by Lightolier, Murano, and French Deco, I. Noguchi coffee table, George Nelson sideboard, a Wurlitzer console piano #219871, and a Knoll chrome and glass coffee table. Clock enthusiasts will find interest in a mahogany cased Tiffany chiming tall clock, an 18th century boulle clock by Etienne LeNoir, two Tiffany Studios mantle clocks; pine needle and gilt enamel, two early barometers one dated 1650, a Longines vintage chronometer and a restored P. Whiting, Winchester wooden works tall clock among others. 

Over 1300  ounces of silver in flatware and hollowware are primarily early to mid century styles and makers. There are also a few Georgian pieces including a set of four tall candlesticks circa 1790 hallmarked EF with two fine candelabra arms. Some jewelry, mostly sterling and Chinese examples are mixed in. Several china services and various fine porcelains and glass include services of hand painted Limoges, Staffordshire, Lladro and other figurines, Sevres urns, KPM plaque, Royal Worcester Imari and cream ware, Ashworth Real, Baccarat, selection 18th century glass, Murano and other standards. Art glass primarily from one estate collection is led by two monumental pairs of vases, quite possibly exhibition pieces. A cameo enameled floral pair by Mont Joye and an early cameo pair by Theodore LeGras. Other pieces include works by Tiffany Studios, D'Agyl, Galle and Stevens and Wiliams. 

From the same estate come an exceptional exhibition cabinet with pewter and Delft decoration and a monumental ebonized Austrian Succession or Jugendstil cabinet with exceptional plated metal decoration. Other items of interest include a small collection early American documents, a collection of metal and horn powder flasks, a 19th century celestial globe by Nevil Maskelyne, two early iron fire markers, two brass Gothic Revival chandeliers, a Grand Tour marble copy of the Uffizi wrestlers, an 18th century wrought iron strong box with keys, a large collection Coca Cola tin litho trays and trucks and several early textiles and Persian rugs.

All lots offered through and Phone and Absentee bids. In house pickup and payment of all items begins Tuesday 9/20 from 10am to 3pm and daily thereafter 9-3:30 or by appointment.

Shipping is by third party vendors only.

For further info please contact sales manager Theo de Haas 845 480 2381 or auctioneer Neil Vaughn 914 489 2399

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