Jenack times Dec. 5 auction to keep pace with holiday shoppers

A collection of vintage watches will include Omega Flightmaster and Seamaster models. Image courtesy of William Jenack Estate Appraisers and Auctioneers.

A collection of vintage watches will include Omega Flightmaster and Seamaster models. Image courtesy of William Jenack Estate Appraisers and Auctioneers.

CHESTER, N.Y. – William Jenack Estate Appraisers and Auctioneers has announced the opening of the holiday season with a sale at their New York facility and on-line bidding through LiveAuctioneers on Sunday, Dec. 5, commencing at 11 a.m. Eastern. The sale will include many lots for the collector and gift giver. The sale will feature a large collection of vintage timepieces and jewelry, Japanese art and ceramics, Hummels, Oriental carpets and rugs, furniture, decorative accessories, and fine art by the likes of A.C. Hummel, Lawrence L. Wilbur and Stathis Livanis.

The selection of lots in the sale is perfect for the gift-giving season considering the number of vintage watches and jewelry items being offered. Featured watches include a vintage Omega stainless Seamaster 300 automatic calendar wristwatch, Omega stainless Flightmaster chronograph wristwatch, Omega 14K and stainless Constellation quartz chronometer, vintage Tudor gold plated Prince Oyster date 34 automatic wristwatch and others including many pocket watches.

Jewelry will include a vintage 14K gold, diamond and emerald locket; sterling and vermeil necklace; antique elephant ivory beaded necklace; carved ivory snake-form bracelet; 14K gold Geneve ladies wristwatch with 14K Italian band; vintage 14K gold and diamond friendship ring; vintage sapphire and gold rings; 14K gold emerald and diamond ring and several other vintage and antique lots of jewelry.

In a change from Jenack’s usual collection of Chinese items, the auctioneer will offer several lots of Japanese art and ceramics. The collection will include several woodblock prints by such artists are Yeijiro, Koho, Hokusai, Yoshitoshi and Yoshida, several lots of Imari porcelains including plates, bowls, fish form platter and chargers, a silk embroidered wedding kimono and obi of excellent condition and quality.

As with all Jenack sales original artwork will be offered. Highlighted in this sale will be Lawrence L. Wilbur, whose advertising illustrations for such brands as Coca-Cola and Sunshine Bread became synonymous with the product. An oil on canvas titled Pigeon Cove, Rockport Mass. by A.C. Hummel and an oil on canvas The Balcony by Stathis Livanis, circa 1969, are of special interest. Many other listed artists are represented in the sale.

Previews will be held at the William Jenack auction facility at 62 Kings Highway Bypass, Chester, NY 10918, Wednesday through Saturday, Dec. 1-4, from noon to 5 p.m. and the day of sale 9-10:45 a.m.

For details contact (845) 469-9095 or e-mail kevin@jenack.com.

View the fully illustrated catalog and register to bid absentee or live via the Internet as the sale is taking place by logging on to www.LiveAuctioneers.com.

 

 

View the fully illustrated catalog and register to bid absentee or live via the Internet as the sale is taking place by logging on to www.LiveAuctioneers.com.


ADDITIONAL LOTS OF NOTE


Vintage toys will include a Buddy L pressed steel aerial ladder fire truck, circa 1925. Image courtesy of William Jenack Estate Appraisers and Auctioneers.

Vintage toys will include a Buddy L pressed steel aerial ladder fire truck, circa 1925. Image courtesy of William Jenack Estate Appraisers and Auctioneers.

Stathis Livanis (Greek 1941- ) oil on canvas, ‘The Balcony,’ signed, 1969. Image courtesy of William Jenack Estate Appraisers and Auctioneers.

Stathis Livanis (Greek 1941- ) oil on canvas, ‘The Balcony,’ signed, 1969. Image courtesy of William Jenack Estate Appraisers and Auctioneers.

A.C. Hummel (American 20th century) oil on canvas, ‘Pigeon Cove, Rockport Mass.,’ signed and titled. Image courtesy of William Jenack Estate Appraisers and Auctioneers.

A.C. Hummel (American 20th century) oil on canvas, ‘Pigeon Cove, Rockport Mass.,’ signed and titled. Image courtesy of William Jenack Estate Appraisers and Auctioneers.

Lawrence L. Wilbur (American 1897-1960) oil on canvas, illustration art for Pan American Airways, signed. Image courtesy of William Jenack Estate Appraisers and Auctioneers.

Lawrence L. Wilbur (American 1897-1960) oil on canvas, illustration art for Pan American Airways, signed. Image courtesy of William Jenack Estate Appraisers and Auctioneers.