Kensington Estate Auctions offers diverse collections Oct. 15

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Maurice Sendak, ‘Hanging From The Tree Limbs,’ signed print. Kensington Estate Auctions image

CLINTONDALE, N.Y. – Kensington Estate Auctions will conduct a multi-estate fine art and antique online auction on Monday, Oct. 15. An array of items spanning decades and traversing continents will go up for bid. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.

Categories include jewelry, pottery, fine art, urban art, bronze, art glass, porcelain, sterling, books, rugs, tribal, Native American and ethnographic.

The diversity of the art category spans the 19th to the 21st centuries including a variety of styles, mediums and geography.

Highlighted in the urban/graffiti art category will be original paintings by Vestie Davis (New York City View), Richard Hambleton (below), LA II aka Angel Ortiz, Ivan Laycock and R.H. Muller.

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Richard Hambleton (American/Canadian, b.1954-2017), ‘Shadow Man’ painting. Kensington Estate Auctions image

Original works by German artist R. Wagner; British artists James Aumonier, J. Bergen and Stephen Renard; Dutch artists Walter Neuhof and Roelof Dozeman; Japanese artist Saito; Brazilian artist Durval Pereria; and American artists Louis K. Harlow and Evelyn Dubiel.

The auction’s illustration art selection will include several works by Maurice Sendak (Wild Things), J.H. Thornely (Aesop’s Fables), Margaret Tomes, Paul Bransom (Liberty cover art, 1946), McClelland Barclay, Mercer Mayer, Pamela Bianco, Stephen Renard (Titanic Memory), Beni Montresor (Witches of Venice), Tomi Unger and John Fischetti.

The collection of American and European jewelry from the 19th and 20th centuries will include antique Victorian Bohemian garnet jewelry; 14K and 18K gold, coral, diamond, turquoise, opal and garnet jewelry. Highlighting this selection will be a Georg Jensen sterling silver turquoise brooch, Margot de Taxco for M. Castillo sterling silver enamel brooch and a Navajo turquoise cluster cuff bracelet.

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Georg Jensen sterling silver and turquoise brooch. Kensington Estate Auctions image

Kensington Estate Auctions’ category of objets d’art is diverse and eclectic. A sampling includes a bronze bust of Beethoven by Albert Carrier-Belleuse, Mexican modernist bronzes by Humberto Peraza and Perez Guilloume, several Art Nouveau bronze sculptures and marble sculptures by Viola Baer, a Japanese bronze basket vase, Wlaysewski sculpture of the African continent, and large bronze hippopotamus and polychrome frog sculptures.

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Albert Carrier-Belleuse, ‘Beethoven,’ bronze sculpture. Kensington Estate Auctions image

Not to be overlooked are the Atelier Primavera Langwy Les Baigneuses vase (below), a Moorcroft vase (Penguin), Royal Copenhagen Amager sculptures (1922), an Art Nouveau opalescent Koi glass vase, a Hungarian bronze sculpture by Gyorgyi Lantos and Dresden cabinet plates.

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Atelier Primavera Longwy Baigneuses, Art Deco vase, 12in high. Kensington Estate Auctions image

Diversifying this section are over 150 original photographs from the Asian continent 1930-40s, several Persian rugs highlighted by a Qum hunting rug, a British World War I flare gun, an 18th-century Dutch tobacco box, a Russian icon of St. Nicholas, illuminated leaves from a Hebrew manuscript, 19th-century cobalt decorated stoneware crocks (F.B. Norton, Julius Norton) and a rare antique painted cast-iron pig doorstop.

Sterling silver items include Reed & Barton centerpiece, a Gorham pitcher and various flatware.

The ethnographic category includes several carved Katchina dolls, Native American bear fetish, Great Plains Sioux stone war club, Sioux pipestone tomahawk ceremonial pipe, Nellie Nampeyo polychrome pottery bowls and Alaskan/Inuit soapstone carving.  Representing the far side of the world are Indian temple deity carvings, miniature Persian paintings and an Anglo-Indian silver deity cane handle.

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