Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
Cedar Falls, IA, United States
DoneTue, May 24, 2016 2:00 PM GMT
Russian, Asian, European & American Fine Art
Featuring items from the collection of the late Laurence A. Steinhardt (1892-1950), former ambassador to the Soviet Union (1939-1942); Mary Moody Northen Endowment, Galveston, Texas; the estate of Mr. Jose Antonio Danobeitia (1942-2011), Toronto, Canada; the estate of Richard Kessel, Rapid City, South Dakota; the estate of Ralph and Betty Guy, Burlington, Iowa; and others. Including over 150 American, European and Old Master paintings, plus bronzes and works on paper. An exceptional offering of over 100 Russian icons, fine Imperial period Russian silver, porcelain, bronzes and paintings including works by Fabergé. Plus a fine offering of European works circa 1600-1800 including carved and polychrome sculpture, silver, bronze, ivory and Limoges enamels. Also hand painted porcelain plaques including KPM, exceptional Chinese and Asian decorative arts including over 200 pieces of carved ivory including tusks, Meiji okimonos, large figural groups and Shibayama. Also over 60 pieces of American and French art glass including cameo glass and Tiffany Favrile plus over 300 pieces of English Flow Blue Staffordshire as well as other European porcelain and ceramics. Also fine furnishings including mid-century modern designers, French period style gilt bronze and marquetry, gilt bronze candelabra, clocks, and garniture plus over 40 pieces of 19th century European silver and many fine carpets and rugs from a single owner lifetime collection. Also over 50 pieces of militaria and over 200 lots of coins including high grade American gold, and a complete set of Morgan Dollars, including high grade and rarities.