DoneThu, Oct 08, 2020 10:00 AM EDT
Savannah, GA, USA
Southern Estates and Private Collections
Everard Auctions is pleased to present their Fall auction of Fine Art and Antiques. With over 600 lots of interesting objects including jewelry, paintings, silver, rugs, porcelain, glass, Asian Art, American, English and European 18th and 19th century furniture. Twenty-seven artworks are offered from the the multigenerational Weiss collection which was started by Moses Weiss (b. circa 1895-1962), a colorful entrepreneur, bootlegger and founding member of the American Stock Exchange including such notable artists as Andre Derain, Louis Michel Eilshemius, Sir Jacob Epstein, Josef Foshko, Alice Halicka and Raphael Soyer. Mr. Weiss was also a patron of the arts and personal friend of Josef Foshko, who even painted Weiss’ portrait which is included in the auction along with 11 other of his works. Other focal points includes 20 works by Southern artists from a Savannah private collector including Stephen Scott Young’s (FL/SC/Bahamas, b. 1957-) charming watercolor titled Tenth Son with letter about the work from the artist and 11 works by widely collected Savannah artist Myrtle Jones (1913-2005) who is known for her streetscapes, portraits and depictions of Savannah architecture. Decorative Art include an 18th century Dutch secretary, a lidded urn by 19th Century Savannah silversmith Frederick Marquand, a Tang Dynasty terra-cotta horse and a Regency giltwood convex girandole mirror. Please contact us with any questions or to get a condition report. Enjoy the auction!