Diverse treasures offered in Jeffrey Evans auction Oct. 16-17

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One of a pair of Chinese Export landscape paintings attributed to Youqua (active 1840-1880). Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates image

MOUNT CRAWFORD, Va. – Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates’ Fall Fine & Decorative Arts Auction contains a wide selection of desirable material and will include everything from art glass and Continental furniture to African tribal art and fine jewelry. The large auction will take place over two days, Friday, Oct. 16, and Saturday, Oct. 17. Bid absentee or live online through LiveAuctioneers.

Friday’s session, Day One, beginning at 9:30 a.m, will start the weekend off with a bang and features material from the collection of Ray and Sylvia McAuliffe, Loveland, Ohio; part one of the Bill Sheriff estate collection, Silver Spring, Maryland; part three of the Thomas Bredehoft collection, Saint Louisville, Ohio; selections from the Robert and Patricia Ruff collection, Reno, Nevada; a Woodstock, Georgia private collection; property from a Toronto, Canada private collection; plus others.

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Seven-piece Japanese Export .950 silver tea and coffee service, circa 1900, marked for Sanju Saku, Yokohama. Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates image

The day’s offerings consist of a wide selection of American and European art glass; over 100 miniature and fairy lamps; a fine collection of scent bottles; antique and modern paperweights; studio glass; and Italian glass. Highlights include a fine French Schneider cameo aquarium vase; a Mount Washington double-handled lava vase; a Stevens & Williams tricolor peach cameo vase; a Diamond Quilt mother-of-pearl parlor lamp; and an antique St. Louis Crown paperweight.

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Lawrence MacDonald (1799-1878) marble bust of Diana, signed and dated 1868. Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates image

Saturday’s session, Day Two, beginning at 9:30 a.m., should prove to be equally exciting and features property from the Hunter and Shirley Gaunt estate, Winchester, Virginia; the private collection of the late Alvina Breckel of Oley, Pennsylvania and Winnetka, Illinois; part two of the Carl O. Helvie Estate, Hampton, Virginia; a Virginia estate collection; the private collection of Curtis Sampson, Weems, Virginia; plus others.

The day’s offerings consist of a selection of American art pottery; a large collection of vintage Tiffany jewelry, including designer examples by Jean Schlumberger, Paloma Picasso and Elsa Peretti; paintings, prints and statuary, including a collection of Old Master-style and other religious art; rare music boxes; Asian material of all types, including Chinese and Japanese porcelain; several fine American table lamps, including examples by Handel and Steuben; a diverse selection of furniture from Baroque to Mid-Modern; and a selection of African tribal art.

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Bambara Mali Kono helmet, circa 1900. Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates image

Highlights include a Bambara Kono mask retaining untouched sacrificial patina, with provenance indicating acquisition in 1965 from Segy Gallery in New York City; an Ellsworth Kelly (American, 1923-2015) Cyclamen lithograph, signed and number “43/75,” recently discovered in a New York City thrift store; a rare pair of Chinese Export oil on canvas landscape paintings attributed to Youqua (active 1840-1880), each retaining original artist’s label attached verso and possibly original frame; Joseph Boksay (Ukranian, 1891-1975) oil on canvas mountain landscape of impressive size, dated 1938; Seven-piece Japanese Export .950 silver tea and coffee service marked for Sanju Saku, Yokohama; a Harriet Whitney Frismuth (American,1880-1980) The Vine bronze figure, with Gorham Foundry mark, from an old Richmond, Virginia estate; and a Rookwood scenic vellum plaque by Leonore Asbury (1866-1933), in original frame retaining typed label attached verso giving title as The Pool.

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An Ellsworth Kelly (American, 1923-2015), ‘Cyclamen’ lithograph, circa 1966, signed and numbered ‘43/75.’ Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates image

For additional information, contact Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates at info@jeffreysevans.com or call 540.434.3939.


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