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Chester, NY, United States
DoneSun, Jan 5, 2014 4:00 PM GMT


Period furniture that will be offered includes a carved oak paneled chest dated 1691, a Hadley chest with carved floral panels, James II oak Bible box, country Sheraton pine buffet, diminutive grain painted blanket box on turned legs, English Regency fruitwood campaign chest, French Provincial table a?encrier, country pine step back cupboard, Charles II carved oak paneled settle with drawers and several other lots of period and reproduction furniture. Fine art offerings are usually a strong part of our sales and this auction is no exception. Artwork is to include an oil on canvas ?The Awakening? by Solomon Alexander Hart 1863, oil on canvas ?Ladies of the Night? attributed to William James Glackens, oil on artist?s board by David Davidovich Burliuk, two canvas? by Walter Emerson Baum including a view of Easton, PA and a village, oil on canvas, Connecticut Harbor by Simkha Simkhovitch and several other notable works. Objects of glass are to weigh heavier in this sale and in our future winter sales. This sale is set to include several examples of Czechoslovakian Art Deco perfume bottles. Perhaps the best example in the sale is a Czech ?Ingrid? bottle featuring a beautifully executed female nude with an open cut rectangular stopper with the dauber still intact. Bohemian examples will include an amber cut, gilt and enameled crystal vase, pair of white gilt decorated vases, pair ruby etched and cut to clear crystal vases, large white cased crystal cut to cobalt, gilt and enameled vase. Lalique will also be present in the sale including a set of four ?Femmes? crystal whiskey tumblers, ?Sylvie? doves entwined vase, ?Bagetelle? vase and a frosted crystal apple. Precious metals in the offering will include a complete Gorham ?Cinderella? tea & coffee service including tray, hot water, coffee pot, tea pot, covered sugar, waste bowl, creamer and a pair of weighted candlesticks weighing in at 244 troy ounces. Also in the sale is an International sterling platter.