Cedar Falls, IA, United States
DoneTue, Jun 11, 2013 3:00 PM UTC
Russian, Asian, European & American Fine Art
Featuring over 250 oil paintings by listed European & American artists; also over 50 European bronzes and sculptures circa 1800-1950; and a fine offering of European and Ecclesiastical works circa 1500-1900 including gilt bronze, carved ivory and wood, enamel and stained glass. Over 150 exceptional lots of Imperial Russian period art including works by Fabergé, Ruckert, Ovchinnikov and others; over 80 Russian icons circa 1550-1915 including many important examples, and an important collection of over 100 Imperial Russian lacquerware items. Over 50 pieces of 17th-19th century period furnishings including late Renaissance, William & Mary, Georgian and early American; plus French Gilt bronze mounted works, a Steinway baby grand piano and Chinese Chippendale; also a fine collection of 18th & 19th century English & European porcelains, over 60 pieces of Meissen including figures & cabinet plates; plus impressive Sevres style urns, American Belleek, Newcomb college; a dozen KPM plaques, and good Staffordshire & creamware. Over 40 pieces of fine art glass including Daum, Gallé, Loetz, Lalique, St. Louis & Baccarat; plus exceptional Viennese enamels & gemstone mounted objects of virtue, fine silver including hollowware, tea sets & flatware; also exceptional decorative arts by E.F. Caldwell and Tiffany, French Empire figural clocks, Louis XV garnitures, Tiffany "Poppy" table lamp, fine jewelry, and over 20 fine Oriental estate rugs & carpets. Plus a very fine offering of Chinese decorative arts including carved jades, gilt bronzes, cloisonnés, porcelains, ivories, and more. Plus an Arnold Genthe (1869-1942), recently discovered, negative collection of nude photography.