Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
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Chester, NY, United States
DoneSun, Jan 27, 2013 4:00 PM GMT


The auction will open with items from our Ethnographic portion with items from several African cultures, Inuit, Aboriginal, New Guinea and others. Lots of interest are a Cameroon/Grass Lands bronze ceremonial sword and scabbard, estimate $500-800; Mambila, Cameroon carved and painted initiation mask with stand, estimate $200-300; Yoruba beaded throne chair, estimate $300-500; Asmat carved and painted shield, estimate $200-300; Markonde carved harwood portable chair, estimate $300-500; Kuba culture Congo carved grain grinding vessel, estimate $200-300; vintage Sepik River (New Guinea) turtle shell, shell inlaid polychromed mask, estimate $160-250; vintage Warega carved wood mask, estimate $200-300 along with many others. Artwork will include a large canvas by Chinese-American artist Zhang Hong Nian, the canvas measures 40 x 70” and depicts Union Square Park in New York City with people enjoying the area, estimate $8,000-12,000; abstract pastel by Woodstock, New York artist Charles Rosen, signed and dated 1948, estimate $300-500; a coastal landscape by George Luks, estimate $1000-1500; oil on canvas, zinnias by Ellen Robbins, estimate $600-800; oil on canvas, Catskill Landscape by John Edward Costigan, estimate $2,000-3,000; oil on canvas, “Le Lapin Agile Paris” by Josep Maria Vayreda Canadell, estimate $800-1,200.