Bernard Cathelin still life set to bloom at Nye & Co., April 13

 Bernard Cathelin, ‘Yellow Flowers,’ est. $8,000-$12,000


Bernard Cathelin, ‘Yellow Flowers,’ est. $8,000-$12,000

BLOOMFIELD, N.J. – Nye & Company Auctioneers’ Chic and Antique Estate Treasures auction, slated for Wednesday, April 13, features nearly 500 lots of fine and decorative arts spanning the 18th century to the present day. The auction will begin at 10 am Eastern time. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

The depth and breadth of the fine art in this auction is superlative. Highlights include an oil painting depicting a home on the Great Bay of Portsmouth, New Hampshire, done by Frank Henry Shapleigh. This work captures the grandness of the coast of New Hampshire during the late 19th century, and it is estimated at $10,000-$20,000.

Frank Henry Shapleigh, ‘Waterfront Estate, Great Bay, Portsmouth, NH,’ est. $10,000-$20,000

Frank Henry Shapleigh, ‘Waterfront Estate, Great Bay, Portsmouth, NH,’ est. $10,000-$20,000

Walt Kuhn and Bernard Cathelin created beautiful floral still lifes, both perfect reminders of spring. The Cathelin, a signed work that might date to 1987 and depicts yellow flowers in a vase, is estimated at $8,000-$12,000.

Charles Camoin, ‘Fauvist Cityscape,’ est. $20,000-$30,000

Charles Camoin, ‘Fauvist Cityscape,’ est. $20,000-$30,000

Charles Camoin is represented by an undated Fauvist cityscape oil on board that carries an estimate of $20,000-$30,000. Giovanni Boldini is also featured in the form of an oil titled The Music Lesson.

Keith Haring, ‘Figure with TV,’ est. $3,000-$5,000

Keith Haring, ‘Figure with TV,’ est. $3,000-$5,000

Continuing on the heels of Nye & Company’s success with untitled Keith Haring subway drawings, there are two being offered in this sale, in addition to his marker-on-paper work Figure with TV, which is estimated at $3,000-$5,000. The famed outsider artist Purvis Young appears in the sale in the form of a signed mixed media work estimated at $700-$1,000.

Pair of mahogany swivel-top tables attributed to Isaac Vose & Son, est. $1,500-$2,500

Pair of mahogany swivel-top tables attributed to Isaac Vose & Son, est. $1,500-$2,500

Coming from a New Jersey collection are a pair of classical mahogany swivel-top card tables attributed to Isaac Vose and Son of Boston and estimated at $1,500-$2,500.

 Circa-1870s Tiffany & Co. sterling silver pitcher, est. $2,500-$3,000


Circa-1870s Tiffany & Co. sterling silver pitcher, est. $2,500-$3,000

Decorative arts choices sure to prove tempting include a circa-1870s Tiffany & Co. sterling silver repousse and chased pitcher festooned with ferns, flowers and foliage and estimated at $2,500-$3,000, and a pair of colorfully-painted 19th-century French parcel-gilt urns, estimated at $800-$1,200.

 

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