Cedar Falls, IA, United States
DoneWed, May 25, 2011 3:00 PM UTC
Asian, Russian, European & American Works
Featuring Over 1000 Lots Including a Collection Being Sold by a Midwest Museum and Items From the Congregation of Divine Providence, San Antonio, Texas. Including Over 300 lots of exceptional Chinese works from Ming to Qing Dynasties including important carved jade, porcelain, ivory & gilt bronze as well as Japanese works. Over 200 lots of Imperial Russian period art and antiques including silver and enamel by Faberge. Russian porcelain from the Imperial Porcelain Factory, Gardner, and others. Over 100 exceptional Russian icons (circa 1650-1900) and Imperial Russian orders and jetons, including a rare cased gold Star of Bukhara, plus diamond jewelry, gold coins, paintings and decorative arts. Over 100 lots of European works including an exceptional collection of over 30 important carved ivory figures, plus stone and wood carvings, stained glass as well as other decorative arts. Over 200 Old Master and 19th century fine oil paintings and art bronzes by listed artists such as Eugen Von Blaas (1843-1931), Frederico Andreotti (1847-1930), Pietro Luchine (Ital. 1800-1883), Francesco Ballesio (Ital. 1860-1923), Luigi Bechi (Ital. 1830-1919), Vincent de Vos (1829-1875), Charles Hunt II (Br. 1829-1900), Robert McInness (Br. 1801-1886), Ignaz Marcel Gaugengigl (Ger./Amer. 1855-1932), Wilhelm Lehmbruck (Ger. 1881-1919), Auguste Rodin (Fr. 1840-1917), Emile Louis Picault (Fr. 1833-1915), Bessie Potter Vonnoh (Am. 1872-1955) and many more.