Friday, December 14th at 6:30 pm
Friday features an extensive fine jewelry collection in 14, 18, 21 and 22 kt gold, including necklaces, bracelets, rings and a beautiful Geneve Universal gentleman’s 18kt yellow gold wristwatch, all from a local consigner. Porcelain items including a beautiful Marc-Luis Solon Pate-sur-pate vessel and a French cobalt blue covered urn. Also a group of antique Wedgwood, England jasperware and Lladro figurines. Lighting fixtures including Tiffany style leaded and stain glass table lamps, a Jefferson, reverse painted, table lamp, c1920 and a Lindberg, Art Deco style, art glass and patinated metal lamp. Carpeting including Persian Kerman, Sarouk and Beluch to name a few. Keeping with the season An Anri Karl Kuolt (Italy 1878-1937) carved wood Christmas Creche depicting Mary, Joseph with the Christ child in a manger. Fine art including a Hughie Lee-Smith (African American 1915-1999) oil painting entitled: “Portrait Of Helen” and an Americo Makk (Hungary b1927) oil on canvas, “Onga Hunt In Amazon”. Furniture items including a French style fireplace surround, a George Washington style American mahogany partner’s desk, a carved walnut Barouque console and a modern set of Fritz Hansen dining chairs with a Knoll style round pedestal dining table. A set of six bowed leaded glass windows and a contemporary floral design leaded glass fire place screen. Textile pieces including 18th and 19th century signed embroidered samplers. Decorative items including a French marble and D’ore bronze mantle clock and a Godot (Paris France) carved rosewood barometer/thermometer. Three antique Persian marriage ceremony, books of nobility. And finally, firearms, including a D.R.G.M. Buchel Schutzen rifle,8.15x 56mm rifle, a Browning “Light Twelve” 12 gauge semi-automatic shotgun and swords including a Indo-Persian Shamshir.
Saturday, December 15th at 11:00 am
The Saturday sale features a rich selection of fine paintings, decorative arts and furnishings from private collections and estates. The session commences with two exquisite lamps by Tiffany Studios, New York: a 12-Light Bronze “Lily” Floor Lamp and a “Long-Stemmed Daffodil” Leaded Glass Table Lamp. Fine furnishings include modern and contemporary offerings by Eames for Herman Miller, Gilbert Rohde, Pipsan Saarinen, Paul McCobb for Planner Group, Stendig, Claudio Rayes, Milo Baughman, Renato Foti, Karges, Mastercraft and Maitland Smith. Highlighted is an impressive collection of French, German, Viennese, Italian and Asian Antiques including Sevres porcelain, Bronze, Marble and Crystal -- with Clocks, Urns, Candelabras, Tazzas, Perfume Bottles, Garniture Sets, Jardineres and Sculptures. Antique and fine furniture highlights include a Queen Anne Walnut Chest of Drawers; a Boulle Marquetry Black Laquer Desk; a Hackensack, New Jersey 2-Part Wall Cupboard, C. 1810; an E.B. Tracy, Windsor Brace-Back Arm Chair, C. 1780 – as well as Victorian Parlor Tables, Bombe Commodes and lovely selections by Kindel, Henredon and Baker. Fine sterling flatware and hollowware feature Tiffany, Reed & Barton, Wallace, Steiff, and Towle. Fine crystal offerings include Murano, Lalique, Steuben, Waterford and Daum Pate-De-Verre sculpture, tableware and lighting. Rounding out the sale is a sumptuous selection of furs and fashion by Fendi, Marc Jacobs, Burberry, Escada and Michael Hoban.
Sunday, December 16th at Noon
The Sunday auction begins from several prominent collections featuring oil paintings by: Pierre Bittar, George Gardner Symons, William James Glackens, Andre Gisson, Alfred Henri Bramtot, Heywood Hardy, Joseph Watter, Ray Frost Fleming, Bernard Lorjou, Robert William Wood, also works attributed to Robert Kidd (woven textile), Gian Battista Castello (16th c. ink on paper), Guiseppe Nogari and Pieter Nolpe (17th c. oil). Additionally from the estates are German KPM painted porcelain plaques, Russian icons, as well as an extensive graphics collection including, but not limited to: Joan Miró, Erté, Berenice Abbott, Salvador Dalí, and Japanese woodblock prints. Bronze sculptures featuring: J. Labeaux, Alexandre Kelety and two life-size standing stag garden sculptures. A Louis Comfort Tiffany Favrile vessel rounds out the offerings. Important unique artwork by artists from other consignments include: Montague Dawson, Myron Barlow, Charles Burchfield, Kim Sou, Johann Baptist Hofner, David Einstein, Yaacov Agam, Itzchak Tarkay, Robert Natkin, Raphael Soyer, James Alexander Walker, Charles Michel-Ange Challe, James Antoine Vallin, Camille Pissaro, Gulbrand Sether, Bill Mack, Junichiro Sekino, Svetlana Ostrovskaya, Vyacheslav Mikhailov, Will Wolter, Johann Christian Brand, Valery Moshkin, and Robert Maniscalco. Closing out the fine arts highlights is a suite of fifteen lithographs on paper by Joan Miró in 1971. Rounding out the Sunday features are collections of fine jewelry, Persian rugs, French decorative arts and furniture as well as oriental decorative arts.