Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
Lambertville, NJ, United States
DoneSat, Jun 12, 2004 2:00 PM GMT
June Fine Art and Estate Auction
333 Auctions will offer over 1000 lots of fine art and high-end estate items. The Friday evening session will include Fine Art and a private collection of Bakelite jewelry from the Estate of Basha Lipton. Featured will be 100 lots from the private collection of Peggy Lewis, a long time resident of New Hope, Pennsylvania and Lambertville, New Jersey, including American modernists, B.J.O. Nordfeldt, Werner Drewes, Ralph Dubin, Burton Wasserman, Evsa Modell and Ben Shahn. Works from a number of prominent British modernists are offered including artists Terry Frost, Fred Yates and Breon O'Casey as well as Italian primitivist, Giuseppe Di Lieto and Michelangelo Conti. A selection of Bucks County Impressionists includes A. Nunamaker, Harry Leith-Ross, Joseph Meierhans, Walter E. Baum and George Sotter. Also featured are works by 20th century American artists Peter Sculthorpe and Wolf Kahn and from another single owner collection is a seascape by George Bensell, two abstracts by Joseph Meierhans, a New Hope modernist, as well as landscapes by various Pennsylvania painters. Other noteworthy pieces are five still lifes by Frederick B. Serger, two figurative works by Carlo Cherubine, works by Italian American artist, Nicholas Briganti and a 1934 work by Marcel Duchamp done in collaboration with Jacques Villion titled "The Bride-Mariee." The Saturday sale features an exceptional collection of 75 lots of antique sterling silver including Georg Jensen and Tiffany. For automobile collectors, a 1929 Ford Hot Rod will be for sale. A good collection of Dinky toys and Corgi cars, some in original boxes and excellent condition will be offered along with estate rugs, collectibles, vintage banks and other toys. Also being offered is a collection of over 100 dealership promotional cars from 1950 to 1970. Rounding out the sale will be several lots of American period furniture and a fine selection of Arts and Crafts furniture. An extensive collection of jardinieres and statuary as well as 20th Century Asian pieces ends the sale.