Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
Cedar Falls, IA, United States
DoneWed, May 19, 2010 3:00 PM GMT
Fine Art Including Russian & Asian Works
With over 1,100 individual lots, this outstanding two-day sale features the Dr. James F. Cooper lifetime collection of Imperial Russian treasures on Day One. Over 225 icons including many quality early examples, rare subjects, signed examples and many with spectacular silver-gilt and shaded enamel riza by Ruckert, Ovchinnikov and others, over 100 pieces of Russian silver and enamel featuring exquisite works by all the major makers, over a dozen pieces of Faberge, over 40 pieces of Russian porcelain including the Imperial Porcelain Factory, Popov, Gardner and Kuznetsov and over three dozen pieces of Imperial Russian militaria will all be sold. Also original works by celebrated Russian artists such as Bilibin, Sudeikin, Burliuk, Zvorykin and others. Day Two features important American and European Fine Art and an impressive private collection of Asian works, including over 50 pieces of carved jade and Oriental decorative arts. European and English porcelain circa 1750-1850 including a 30-inch Royal Vienna gilt bronze mounted urn, art glass including works by Lalique, Webb, Galle and Muller, lighting including pieces by Tiffany and Handel, European furnishings and decorative arts including many fine carved and polychrome wood figural groupings, stained glass, carved ivory and more, English and Continental silver and over 200 original works of art will be sold including paintings, works on paper and bronzes by well listed American, European and South American artists including Josef Israels, Grant Wood, Charles van den Eycken, Frederick Macmonnies, Audubon, Montague Dawson and many others.