Holiday sale to cap Roland Auctions’ most successful year

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Moses Soyer (Russian / American, 1899-1974), ‘Two Women and Child,’ oil on canvas. Estimate $1,500-$2,000. Roland Auctions NY image

NEW YORK – On Saturday, Dec. 2, Roland Auctions NY will present its seventh annual Holiday Auction featuring several hundred lots of fine and decorative arts selected from choice estates throughout metropolitan New York City and the East Coast. Absentee and Internet bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.

Grateful for his company’s busiest and most successful year to date, William J. Roland, co-founder and principal auctioneer, offers these heartfelt words, “The holidays begin at home with the ones you love … ” and continuing, in his characteristic humor, concludes “… on Dec. 2nd you can buy them the things to ensure they’ll love you in return.” Indeed, timed in anticipation of the Holiday Season, this sale features numerous gift options from inexpensive stocking stuffers to luxury items of the first order. Whether it is something sought by the serious collector, or a simple memento of affection, this auction will have it. Interspersed throughout Saturday’s already top-notch merchandise, enthusiastic bidders will find an array of eclectic and affordable items.

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Group of personal and professional correspondence from Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis to her chief editor at the Viking Press, Edwin Kennebeck, spanning 1976 through 1986. Estimate: $2,500-$3,750. Roland Auctions NY image

Fine art will have bidders vying for paintings, sculpture, prints and photography not available in the marketplace for decades.

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Pair of Continental bronze cherub planters. Estimate: $1,200-$1,500. Roland Auctions NY image

In addition to gift giving, this auction contains everything necessary for the consummate host or hostess to wow their guests and guarantee successful entertaining through New Year. Porcelain, glass, and crystal serving and tabletop articles include manufacturers KPM, Rosenthal, Baccarat, Royal Copenhagen, Limoges, Staffordshire, Lalique, Herend and Dresden.

Sterling and Continental Silver feature makers including S. Kirk & Sons, Robert Gray & Sons and Tiffany & Co. Masterfully crafted objects include flatware, serving articles, water pitchers, candlesticks, sculptural table decorations and vanity articles.

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Robert Gray and Sons Scottish sterling silver ladle. Estimate: $800-$1,200. Roland Auctions NY image

Period antique furniture includes specimens represented by American Empire, Biedermeier, French Provincial, Renaissance-Revival, Victorian Eastlake, Art Deco and Art Moderne makers.

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Antique French carved giltwood cartouche mirror. Estimate: $1,000-$1,500. Roland Auctions NY image

Outstanding vintage and antique rugs presented for auction span time and space to include Aubusson, Bokara, Caucasian, Kilim, Kirman, Tabriz, Heriz and other examples.

For details contact Roland Auctions NY at 212-260-2000.