Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
Beacon, NY, United States
DoneMon, Sep 16, 2013 10:00 PM GMT
Important Antique & Estate Auction
An eclectic sale with a selection of antique oriental carpets and estate gold and antique jewelry, a collection of fine bronzes led by "Speeding Troika Passing a Peasant Sleigh", signed (in Russian) Vasily Yakovlevich Grachev, "Chef Gaulois" & "Cavalier Romain", signed Emmanuel Frémie, "Violinist", sgd. Eugène Delaplanche, and a girl holding dog signed Émile Jean Fr. Namur (1852-1908) plus more. A collection of autographs will include letters from Sarah Bernhardt, W.Henry Harrison, Georgia Okeefe and others. Silver flatware and hollowware is well represented by a Lebolt tea and coffee service with tray, a large Royal Danish flatware set and from an old Hamburg estate brought to the US in the 1930's a pair of cast .800 deer and sleighs. The same Westchester estate offers Moser glass, Meissen , Galle, a pair of pieces by Paul Bonifas, Goyard trunks, several inlaid Beidermeyer pieces, 9 Sevres portrait plates and other treasures. A partial Horner carved oak dining room set from the barn. Art includes an excellent watercolor by Edwin Lord Weeks, landscape signed Peter von Bemmel 1739, a miniature three children, signed Giovanni Sarinei, Firenze, miniature mother & child, signed Kuhner, oil, the reading cardinal, signed Albert Julius Franke and more. Three James Rizzi mixed media's and two recently discovered William Nelson Copleys will be in the Mid Century offerings as well as Knoll, Arne Jacobson, McCobb, Danish teak pieces and a Saarinen based KLH stereo. Asian lots of embroidered clothing and a scroll collection from a Yonkers NY estate and porcelain and china. An extraordinary pair of decorated cabinets with hardstone and ivory inlays formerly in the Dodge collection reportedly purchased from the Metropoltan collection in the 1930's will round out that category. Every sale includes a few oddities and this one is no exception; an 8 foot mounted African lion should and has attracted a lot of attention and for Dan Brown fans a 1578 copy of Dante's Inferno.