CRAWFORD, Va. – The Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates Fall Fine & Decorative Arts Auction features a number of exceptional collections and contains a wide selection of desirable material, including everything from contemporary paperweights and Tiffany art glass to Oriental carpets and fine jewelry. The auction will take place during three days, Thursday, October 14; Friday, October 15; and Saturday, October 15. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
Thursday’s session, Day One, beginning at 9 am Eastern time, features part two of the paperweight and studio glass collection of Carl Carter of Austin, Texas. Overall, the collection is being offered in three parts, with the remaining session scheduled for the spring of 2022. Part Two will feature 500 total lots, with 400 lots of individual paperweights and 100 lots of art and studio glass, including many paperweight vases, focusing on vintage and contemporary pieces.
Carter’s collection contains many examples from the most respected and desired paperweight artists, including David Graeber, Paul Stankard, Gordon Smith, Ken Rosenfeld, Debbie and Delmo Tarsitano, Cathy and Colin Richardson, Rick and Melissa Ayotte, Damon MacNaught and Mike Hunter. The sale will also include large selections of Paul Ysart as well as antique and vintage St. Louis, Clichy, and Baccarat paperweights and related objects.
Highlights include a rare Paul Stankard and Barry Sautner engraved botanical lampwork studio art glass paperweight sculpture, estimated at $4,000-$6,000; plus a vintage Saint-Louis concentric millefiori art glass super magnum paperweight basket; an antique Clichy garland millefiori art glass paperweight; and a David Graeber mixed bouquet lampwork studio art glass magnum paperweight sphere / orb.
Friday’s session, Day Two, beginning at 9 am Eastern time, features part one of the collection of Larry Spradley of Beaumont, Texas. It comprises more than 250 glass, ceramic, and metal miniature lamps of all types. It will be followed by American and European art glass, including Lalique, Schneider, Steuben, Charles Lotton and other studio glass; a collection of cologne and perfume bottles including antique Lalique examples; and also 20th- and 21st-century fine china and glass from the Joseph and June Hennage Collection, to benefit the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation. This group includes Tiffany-retailed, Herend, Royal Crown Derby, Wedgwood, Minton, Limoges, Steuben, Baccarat and Waterford.
Highlights include a Lalique Formose art glass vase in emerald green; a signed Webb & Sons cameo floral junior lamp, estimated at $4,000-$6,000; an 18th-century Chinese oxblood / sang de boeuf porcelain vase, estimated at $5,000-$8,000; and also a Salvador Dali for Schiaparelli Le Roy de Soleil perfume bottle.
Saturday’s session, Day Three, beginning at 9 am Eastern time, features material from the collection of the late Theodore “Ted” and Alvina Breckel of Oley, Pennsylvania and Winnetka, Illinois; a prominent Princeton, New Jersey family collection; the Joseph and June Hennage Collection, to benefit the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation; and property deaccessioned by the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, with proceeds to benefit the Collections Acquisition Fund. Categories represented include art glass and related lighting; a wide selection of paintings, prints, and statuary; Asian material of all types; a selection of jewelry and silver; furniture in styles ranging from Georgian to American Classical, Gothic and Victorian; and Oriental rugs and carpets.
Highlights include an outstanding Tiffany Studios Dogwood variant confetti leaded art glass electric table lamp, estimated at $20,000-$30,000; a fine George III carved mahogany marble-top sideboard table; an Andre Harvey bronze figural penguin group titled A Gathering of Emperors; a massive pair of vintage Mexican sterling silver candelabra; and a fresh-to-the-market Emile Gruppe New England street scene, probably depicting Rockport, Massachusetts. It carries an estimate of $3,000-$5,000.
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