Japanese art collection major part of William Jenack sale Sept. 15
CHESTER, N.Y. – William Jenack Estate Appraisers and Auctioneers will conduct its Fine Art and Antique auction on Sunday, Sept. 15, commencing at 11 a.m. LiveAuctioneers.com will provide Internet live bidding for the more than 300 lots
The sale is set to include a large selection of Japanese art including wood blocks, porcelain and ivory netsuke from a private collection. Jenack will also be offering a number of vintage African carved wood masks and figures, antique and contemporary furnishings, bronzes and artwork.
The Japanese collection will include two stoneware plates by Shoji Hamada, both with wax resist design on a tea dust glazed ground. Several pieces of cloisonné to be sold include vases, boxes, Ginbari miniature vases and chargers, some of which are signed. Kutani, Imari and Satsuma pottery vases, chargers and plates including a miniature Black Ship Imari bowl also await the auctioneer’s gavel. Also many lots of 19th and 20th century carved ivory netsuke including three cats, signed Shozan; mask carver, signed Gyoku Hari; musician, signed Koichi; toads and turtle, signed Kikugawa Masamitsu, will be sold.
Artwork will be among the more significant lots including a Dutch School oil on panel, allegorical harbor view with figures, circle of Jan Asselyn (1610-1652). Also in the lineup are Vasili Panfilovich Kurmanaevsky (Russian 1896-), oil on artist board, Paris Café; Frederick Tordoff (Anglo-American 20th century) oil on canvas, the clipper ship Flying Fish; Richard Creifelds (American 1853-1939) oil on canvas, shepherd with sheep in an autumn landscape; Giuseppe Aureli (Italian 1858-1929) watercolor and gouache, Duet; Erte (Russian-French 1892-1990) serigraph, Spring Opening, #238/300.
The African section of the sale will include an Ekoi-Cameroon leatherbound headdress; Dan, Ivory coast wood mask with cowrie shells; Dengese standing wood figure; Balenba ceremonial cup; Pangwe male figure; Chokwe effigy figure a prince; Baule animal mask; and a Dogon granary door.
Furniture will include a Biedermeier-style sideboard, Regency-style carved mahogany bar cabinet with cut crystal components, French-style fruitwood daybed, Italian-style painted Bombe secretary, French Vernay Martin vitrine, Georgian-style mahogany dumb waiter and a signed Huntzinger upholstered rocking chair.
Also in the offing are several parcels of colored diamonds all with certification, watches, gold and silver jewelry including Tiffany & Co. pair of 1920s Art Deco estate lamps, a French gilt bronze figural clock, a Gustav Becker Vienna regulator wall clock and stained glass panels.
View the fully illustrated catalog and sign up to bid absentee or live via the Internet at www.LiveAuctioneers.com.
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