Josef Floch painting headlines Roland NY Jan. 1 auction

Paul Dubois

Josef Floch, ‘Three Sisters,’ est. $50,000-$75,000

GLEN COVE, N.Y. – Roland Auctions NY will kick off the New Year with their New Year’s Day auction on January 1, 2022, featuring selections from multiple estates with a spotlight on the impressive collection of a socialite from European nobility with properties at The Pierre Hotel in Manhattan and in Lloyd Harbor, Long Island. The collection features everything from Louis XIV to mid-century Modern, along with art, silver and jewelry. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

Art highlights from the New Year’s Day auction will include a Josef Floch (Austrian-American, 1894-1977) oil on canvas titled Three Sisters, estimated at $50,000-$75,000. The painting has excellent provenance, having been sold directly from the artist to the consignor. Three Sisters also won The Andrew Carnegie Prize in 1970.

Paul Dubois, ‘Marguerite,’ est. $15,000-$20,000

Paul Dubois, ‘Marguerite,’ est. $15,000-$20,000

Sculptures on offer include a late 19th-century bronze by Paul Dubois (French, 1829-1905) Marguerite, depicting a woman playing a harp. It is signed “P. Dubois”and is estimated at $15,000-$20,000.

1921 Steinway baby grand piano Model M, est. $6,000-$8,000

1921 Steinway baby grand piano Model M, est. $6,000-$8,000

Also worthy of mention is a 1921 Steinway baby grand piano Model M, serial # 206504, with a mahogany painted black case. It is estimated at $6,000-$8,000.

18th-century tortoiseshell and walnut cabinet on stand, est. $2,000-$3,000

18th-century tortoiseshell and walnut cabinet on stand, est. $2,000-$3,000

Antique furniture will be led by a unique 18th-century tortoiseshell and walnut cabinet on stand, which is fitted with drawers surrounding a central door that opens to three additional drawers. It carries an estimate of $2,000-$3,000.

Pair of palatial gilt and silvered bronze candelabra, est. $3,000-$5,000

Pair of palatial gilt and silvered bronze candelabra, est. $3,000-$5,000

Decorative items abound in the January 1 sale. Chief among them is a pair of palatial gilt and silvered bronze candelabra, each having seven arms around a center candle post on a Corinthian column base. The pair is estimated at $3,000-$5,000.

Pair of Buccellati silver candlesticks, est. $1,000-$1,500

Pair of Buccellati silver candlesticks, est. $1,000-$1,500

Equally compelling is a pair of Buccellati silver candlesticks, estimated at $1,000-$1,500. Dating to the 20th century, each features octagonal bases and reeded stems mounted with alternating lapis lazuli and malachite stones.

 

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