DoneThu, Jun 04, 2020 10:00 AM EDT
Boonton, NJ, USA
Millea Bros "SELECT" (Day 1 of 2)
Auction highlights include a group of Tang era Chineses pottery from the collection Beatrice and Robert B. Mayer; exceptional Ming era huanghuali and jade items from two prominent collections; finest examples of African and Oceanic art sourced from the Mathias Komar and JJ Klejman galleries, with pieces from the legendary Paul Guillaume collection; important examples of Native American weavings and carved artifacts from a distinguished Manhattan collection, including a fine 19th c. Cheyenne beaded pipe bag and Hopi Kachina doll. Modern Art and Design highlights include an important David Smith ink and tempera drawing from the legendary collection of Ben Heller; paintings and sculpture by Renoir, Hunt Slonem, Piero Dorazio, John Wells, Carroll Cloar, Sokichi Suga, and Leo Amino; fine art photography including nine works by Henri Cartier-Bresson, and iconic images by Ruth Orkin; a focus on important 20th c. French design includes works by Claude Lalanne, Eugene Printz, Maison Leleu, Jean Dunand, Pierre Patout, Hubert le Gall, and features a rare oversized Line Vautrin Soleil a Pointe n.3 mirror.