Jenack to present well-rounded antique auction Feb. 19
The artwork will be perhaps the strongest part of the sale with a large Egyptian scene featuring the Great Pyramid and Sphinx painted by Douglas Arthur Teed, a lovely floral in a Chinese vase by Elizabeth Clorinda Darby, and a classical revival painting of a woman selling or serving fruit in an ancient Roman setting by Harold Hume Piffard. To continue the Egyptian theme there is striking artwork of a temple in Egypt by James Hamilton and a seascape by Warren Sheppard.
For the collector of Chinese objects Jenack will be offering several lots of woven and embroidered fabrics including a Kesi woven imperial robe featuring nine dragons, a finely carved Chinese cabinet on stand, a Chinese carved hardwood brush pot, a vintage embroidered collar, a pair of export Mandarin famille rose vases with gilded lizards and a fine Chinese imperial-style famille rose covered jar.
The auction will also going to include a collection of musical instruments including a violin labeled Charotte-Millot with mother of pearl inlay and single-piece back, a vintage violin labeled Jon Bapt Schweitzer 1813, a Hermann Dolling Jr. violin, a Gibson Epiphone special solid-body guitar signed by Les Paul, an Alvarez model RD8 acoustic guitar and a Lyon & Healy Prelude model 668 lever harp.
In the collectible arena there is be offered a collection of Lladro and Royal Doulton figures, Tiffany Favrile glass, English and Continental porcelains, including a 19th-century Spode attributed covered tureen with under plate, a pair of Continental wine coolers on stands with exotic hunt scenes, an 1852 miniature bronze of the Duke of Wellington, Oriental carpets and 19th-century furniture.
Previews will be held at the William Jenack auction facility located at 62 Kings Highway Bypass, Chester NY 10918 beginning Wednesday, Feb. 15. For further information contact 845-469-9095 or email email@example.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.
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