Auctions at Showplace leads with Camille Faure vase Oct. 7
NEW YORK – On Sunday, Oct. 7, Auctions at Showplace will conduct an auction of 271 lots of fine arts, decorative arts, furniture and lighting beginning at noon Eastern Time, the top lot being a rare Camille Faure French Art Deco enamel vase. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.
Jewelry and silver are highlighted by a rare Hebdomas Baladin 3301 men’s Swiss wristwatch (below), an 18K gold and diamond bracelet, an Indian coral 18K and 14K and faux gem pendant necklace, a 14K diamond and Tahitian pearl pendant, a Longines white gold and diamond women’s watch, a Shreve & Co. charger and a Concord Silversmiths flatware set in the Troubadour pattern.
Crystal/glass will feature Louis Comfort Tiffany pulled feather and intaglio Favrile vases, a Quezal iridescent pulled feather vase, Baccarat Art Deco perfume bottle, several Venetian pieces attributed to Salviati and sets of Baccarat “Rotary” old-fashioned and highball glasses.
Mid-century modern pottery in the auction includes a Vallauris bottle by Roger Capron, a Carl Stalhane for Rorstrand vase, Royal Copenhagen Nils Thorsson BACA faience vases and a Knud Kynh bear, as well as several Art Deco Wilhelm Kage for Gustavsberg Argent vases.
Fine art offerings include oils on canvas by artists such as Allen Tucker (below), Claude Venaud, Andrey Babanovsky and Renee Beger. A rare Joan Miro lithograph titled L’Esprit, an Op-Art serigraph by Victor Vasarely and a 1939 Jean Cocteau Ballet Russes de Diaghelev poster are also featured.
Prints by Epochal photographers such as Andre Kertesz (below), Horst Mainbocher and Barbara Morgan are included in the auction.
Furniture includes a number of mid-century modern pieces such as a pair of Hans Wegner shell-back paddle armchairs (below), a Karl Springer armchair, pair of Mies van der Rohe armchairs, an Albrizzi glass-top trestle table and pair of Tommi Parzinger glass-top tables.
Miscellaneous lots include a number of French Art Deco pieces such as a glass tabletop lamp reputedly from the 1926 ocean liner Ile de France, a signed Georges Leleu chandelier and a Jaeger-LeCoultre Atmos Inca 5090 clock.
For more information call 212-633-6063, ext. 804.