Fresh-to-market estate art and furniture tapped for Roland sale, Feb. 26

Bronze mounted mahogany bombe commode, est. $3,000-$4,000

Bronze mounted mahogany bombe commode, est. $3,000-$4,000

GLEN COVE, N.Y. – Roland Auctions will round out the winter season by presenting its multiple estates auction on Saturday, February 26 at 10 am Eastern time. It will feature more than 750 lots of one-of-a-kind and fresh-to-market works of art, prints, furniture, porcelain, textiles, silver, gold and silver jewelry, rugs, collectibles, Asian art and lighting. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

Fine art offerings will include a Josef Floch (Austrian-American, 1894-1977) oil on canvas titled Three Sisters and estimated at $25,000-$35,000. It is an important painting with excellent provenance, sold directly from the artist to the consignor. The painting also won the Andrew Carnegie Prize in 1970.

Josef Floch, ‘Three Sisters,’ est. $25,000-$35,000

Josef Floch, ‘Three Sisters,’ est. $25,000-$35,000

Featured bronze sculptures are led by a female nude of a seated woman, after Georg Kolbe. It boasts a dark green patina, is signed “GK”, and is numbered 1/10. It is estimated at $5,000-$7,500.

Female nude of a seated woman, after Georg Kolbe, est. $5,000-$7,500

Female nude of a seated woman, after Georg Kolbe, est. $5,000-$7,500

Another standout is Inspiration by Theophile Francois Somme (French, 1871-1952). The gilt bronze and white marble Art Nouveau sculpture of a woman playing a harp is estimated at $2,000-$3,000.

Theophile Francois Somme, ‘Inspiration,’ est. $2,000-$3,000

Theophile Francois Somme, ‘Inspiration,’ est. $2,000-$3,000

Exquisite antique furniture pieces include a large-bellied bronze mounted mahogany bombe commode with two drawers and a marble top, estimated at $3,000-$4,000, and a pair of circa-1825 English Regency rosewood chiffoniers with fine bronze mounts and green marble tops. One door opens to the right and the other to the left, and there is a secret compartment under the shelves. The pair carries an estimate of $2,500-$3,500.

Pair of circa-1825 English Regency rosewood chiffoniers, est. $2,500-$3,500

Pair of circa-1825 English Regency rosewood chiffoniers, est. $2,500-$3,500

Also of note is a pair of Louis XVI-style carved and gilt walnut bergeres with nail head trim, estimated at $3,000-$4,000.

Pair of Louis XVI-style carved and gilt walnut bergeres, est. $3,000-$4,000

Pair of Louis XVI-style carved and gilt walnut bergeres, est. $3,000-$4,000

Rounding out the highlights is a 1925 Steinway & Sons Grand Piano in an ebony case, estimated at $5,000-$7,000. It was originally a player piano and was converted to a regular piano, having had the player mechanism removed and the legs adapted. Lastly, there is a carved exotic wood centerpiece bowl seated on three carved ebony elephants. It is in good condition, and it is estimated at $2,500-$3,500.

 

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