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Chester, NY, United States
DoneSun, May 2, 2010 3:00 PM GMT

FINE ART & ANTIQUES

featuring Properties from the Curtis-Lee Family, Frederick Co., VA (Descendents of Robert E. Lee) Period American including The Curtis-Lee Family cherry/tulip wood highboy (retains label “Belongs to Constance, Mary C. Leeâ€, c.1795 & a Federal mahogany drop-leaf breakfast table from Norfolk VA, c.1830 (with original photos of the Lee family home picturing this piece); (2) Designer Modern Jean Gillon rosewood/leather armchairs & ottomans • The Curtis-Lee family paintings by & attributed to Thomas Sully & John Paradise include a Thomas Sully’s oil on canvas, “The Mentor†with accompanying letter from Sully dedicating the work to Peter Lex (branch of the Curtis-Lee family); other signed works of art include Auguste Rodin, Ottarino Campagnari, Charles Loring Elliott, (3) Bruno del Favero, David Burliuk, Pal Fried, Douglas Arthur Teed, Albert Hirschfeld, Mark Chagall, Childe Hassam, Joaquin Peinado, Albert Nemethy, Popi Cotrell • bronze “Improvisatoreâ€, Francisque-Joseph Duret • Chinese, Japanese, Pre-Columbian & American Indian works of art • 20 lots of American coins including an unc set Washington Quarters 1932-1962, 1921 Peace Dollar, 1878CC Morgan dollar, 1936 Delaware Trecentenary half-dollar, fractional & confederate currency & Chinese 1 dollar gold coin • (2) Louis Vuitton suitcases • antique & decorative accessories • oriental rugs & carpets.