Highlighting the modern and contemporary prints category is a Joan Miro (Spanish, 1893-1983) color lithograph Tres Libres, 1970, from an edition of 100 (est. $1,000-$2,000), and a Francisco Zuniga (Mexican, 1913-1998) lithograph in two colors Mujeres Ante El Fuego (Women Before the Fire), 1977, from an edition of 100 (est. $700-$1,000).
Salvador Dali is represented by six works. From the Divine Comedy Series are two wood engravings Inferno 21 and Purgatory 16 each signed in red crayon and from an edition of 150. From the Five Famous Heads Series is a sanguine etching Sigmund Freud, 1968, also from an edition of 150, from the Song of Songs of King Solomon Suite is a drypoint etching Look Not Upon Me … , embellished with color and gold dust, from an edition of 200, other etchings by Dali include Don Quixote – Horseman printed in brown, and a portrait of Van Gogh. Luigi Kasimir is represented by four etching and aquatint works including Bouquinistes, Paris Boul De La Madglaine and Venice St. Mark’s. Other works of note include a color lithograph by Henri Deschamps after Rene Magritte L’Idole (est. $800-$1,000), an Alexander Calder lithograph Spiral Flowers from an edition of 125 (est. $300-$500), a color lithograph after Chagall Mother And Child in Front of Notre Dame issued by Verve, Paris 1952, a color lithograph after Miro Star Scene, an Eberhard Eggers 1972 color etching Portrait, and a Marcel Vertes 1921 color lithograph Wedding Night.
Old master prints include a Rembrandt Van Rijn arched etching Christ and the Woman of Samaria, signed in the plate Rembrandt F. 1658 (est. $700-$1,000), five works after Goya comprise three etchings from The Disasters of War Series first published posthumously in 1863 Tanto y Mas, Siempre Sucede and Duro Es El Paso, and two etching and aquatints from La Tauromaquia Series Caida de un Picador de su Caballo Debajo del Toro (A Picador is Unhorsed and Falls Under the Bull) and Espanto y Confusion en la Defensa de un Chulo Cogido (Fright and Confusion in the Defense of a Pimp Caught), and two Marco Ricci 1730 etched book plates (est. $300-$500).
American paintings: New York artists represented in this group include Mark Kostabi Conversation Pieces – Shades of Grey (est. $2,000-$3,000), William Fisher The Hudson Street Fire House, Ridgewood, New Jersey (est. $800-$1,200), Leonardo Neirman Solar Flame (est. $800-$1,200), Natalie Levine Floral Still Life (est. $400-$600), Robert Lebron Hansom Cab Night Ride Through Central Park in Late Fall, Gerrit Hondius Seven Faces and a Duck, John Barnes Dobbs Figure in a Room, Norris Embry Untitled, and Frederic Schiller Cozzens Sailboat 8. Also included are works by California artist Elizabeth Strong Mountainscape (est. $1,500-$2,000), New Jersey artist Don Merrigan Class Room, Massachusetts artist Susan P.B. Robins In Brittany, and a 1940 WPA painting The Carpenter signed A. Heinrich (est. $300-$500).
European paintings: Highlighting this group includes a canvas painting of large size by Achille Leonardi (Italy, 1800-1870) Beatrice de Cenci and Guido (est. $3,000-$5,000), two watercolors by Karl Stark (Austrian, b.1921) Portrait of a Gent in Blue and Flowers (est. $2,000-$3,000), a canvas painting by Suzanne Eisendieck (German, 1908-1998) Terrasse A Eze Sur Mer (est. $2,000-$3,000), and a Charles Levier (French, 1920-2004) oil on canvas Parisiennes (est. $2,000-$3,000). Other works include Jan Knikker (Netherlands, 1911-1990) The Flower Market in Muntplein Square, Amsterdam (est. $800-$1,200), Louis Dali (French, 1905-2001) Moulin de la Galette Montmartre (est. $600-$800), Lebadang (French, b.1922) Deux Amoureux au bord de L’eau (Two in Love at Water’s Edge), Viktor Gilsoul (Belgian, 1867-1939) Couple Seated on Bench in a Town Square (est. $400-$600), and The Last Supper – Illuminated by Flame in the manner of Gerrit Van Honthorst (est. $300-$500).
Bronze sculpture: Highlights include a Paul Dubois Columbine and Harlequin – Commedia dell’Arte pair (est. $5,000-$7,000), Eugene Delaplanche La Musique (est. $5,000-$7,000), and three bronzes after Antoine Louis Barye including Lion qui Marche, Lion au Serpent and Jaguar Devorant un Lievre (est. $3,000-$5,000). Also in the mix of bronzes is a Skip Glomb cowboy sculpture No Free Rides (est. $800-$1,200) and a pair of Mercury & Venus sculptures on matching cylindrical bases (est. $500-$700). Other sculpture includes a terra-cotta bust of a young maiden by Jean Baptiste Clesinger (est. $2,000-$3,000), and a carrara marble bust of a nouveau lady by A. Piazza (est. $800-$1,200).
Silver: Heading up the silver in the sale is a magnificent seven-piece Gonzalo Moreno Mexican coffee and tea service (est. $9,000-$11,000), an extensive 231-piece Codan Mexican flatware service (est. $8,000-$10,000), a 113-Piece International service in Royal Danish pattern (est. $4,000-$5,000), a 61-piece Stieff Rose flatware service (est. $2,500-$3,000), a 71-piece Gorham Melrose flatware service (est. $2,500-$3,000), and a five-piece Fisher Cape Cod tea service (est. $2,000-$2,500). Other fine silver to include a 32-piece Gorham King Edward flatware group (est. $800-$1,200), a pair of Continental 800 silver and cut glass compotes with floral garland swags and rams’ head masques (est. $500-$700), Tiffany & Co. Wave Edge utensils including a tomato server, sugar shell and olive spoon, a three-piece Ensko chocolate set (est. $600-$800), an International Royal Danish center bowl (est. $600-$700), a pair of Polish 800 silver candlesticks (est. $500-$700), P. Lopez Mexico salad set, a Niello 800 silver miniature giraffe figure, and a various selection of flatware and hollowware groups. Also to be offered is a unique collection of silverplate figural napkin rings including a doe with cherub by Reed & Barton, a wolf by Barbour, a double-rabbit by Pairpoint, a triple-owl by Simpson, Hall, Miller & Co., a wheat sheaf cow by Wilcox, a fox with red glass eyes, an eating giraffe, and a dachshund.
Fine jewelry: Highlighting this group includes a 14K gold nugget diamond link bracelet, 4-plus carats (est. $2,000-$3,000); a 14K Concord man’s bracelet watch with diamonds (est. $1,500-$1,800); a 14K Girard Perregaux woman’s bracelet watch (est. $1,500-$1,700); a diamond floral clip & earring set, 1.25 carats (est. $1,000-$1,500); a 14K bracelet with lapis stone (est. $800-$1,200); and a 14K herringbone neckchain, 44 gms. (est. $800-$1,200). Other fine pieces include an 18K diamond tennis bracelet, 2.24 carats; an 18K diamond wedding ring, 1.0 carat; an M. Buccellati 18K leaf-form clip; and a 14K enamel and ruby hummingbird brooch. Quality costume pieces will also be offered including a Max Chayat modernist sterling necklace, an Unger Bros. sterling Art Nouveau figural brooch, a 1970s Bjorn Weckstrom Kilimanjaro sterling and acrylic pendant necklace (est. $300-$500), and native American squash blossom necklaces in turquoise and coral (est. $250-$350).
Elegant glass: Highlights of this category comprise a 19-inch Le Verre Francais cameo glass vase (est. $1,500-$2,000), a pair of 18-inch Barovier & Toso Murano glass lamps (est. $1000-$2,000), a 13-inch Muller Fres Luneville cameo glass vase (est. $800-$1,200), a 14-inch Le Verre Francais cameo glass vase (est. $600-$800), a nine-piece Moser art glass berry set in cobalt blue w/gold embossed sea life (est. $600-$800), and an early 18-inch beaded Venetian glass bird lamp (est. $600-$800). Also crossing the block will be exquisite Brilliant Period cut glass including a Libbey Empress flower center, a Gorham ewer with repousse silver mount in grape and leaf motif, a J. Hoare fruit bowl, and a repousse sterling-capped powder jar of large size. Other fine glass will include a Tiffany Favrile pinched salt, Vandermark art glass vases, a Steuben Art Deco cocktail pitcher, and a 24-piece Venetian glass decanter set in lavender with applied enamel decoration.
Porcelain: Heading up the porcelain category is a 12-inch Meissen figural group of a courting couple (est. $1,500-$2,500), a 10-inch Meissen figural group Romance, Mozart (est. $800-$1,200), and a 52-piece Herend Chinese Bouquet china service (est. $1,500-$2,000), Other fine porcelains include a 110-piece Hutschenreuther Blue Onion china service (est. $600-$800), a Goldscheider Wien figurine Mother and Child Dancing (est. $500-$700), a Wedgwood majolica garden seat (est. $400-$600), a pair of 10-inch Royal Vienna urns, (est. $300-$500), a Knud Kyhn seated cat for Royal Copenhagen in Sung glaze, a Limoges bronze-mounted jewel box, a French bronze-mounted center bowl with grotesque horned masks suspending hinged serpent rings, a Herend Chinese Bouquet group, a porcelain-framed floral plaque, a Doulton Burslem dragon-handled ewer, a Royal Worcester sweet meat dish, and a porcelain-framed mirror in Dresden style having allover cherub and floral decoration (est. $400-$600). Art pottery will also be offered for sale including a 10-inch Hugh Robertson Dedham vase in green mottled decoration (est. $800-$1,200), and an Iranian polychrome bowl decorated with a face portrait amongst birds (est. $200-$300).
Decorative arts will include a pair of Louis XVI-style gilt bronze figural cherub candelabra (est. $800-$1,200), a Tiffany Studios gilt bronze picture frame in Modelled pattern (est. $1,000-$1,500), J. Moigniez bronze and marble tazza with peering fox finial and figural vulture support (est. $300-$500), a Tiffany & Co. marble & dore bronze mantel clock surmounted with a cherub holding a torch (est. $400-$600), a classical-scene painting on ivory w/inlaid ivory and bronze swag-crested frame, a five-piece French carved giltwood swag and bow wall hanging, a Gorham Co. dore bronze floor candle stand on paw feet, a La Barge Louis XIV-style mantel mirror, a Jaeger le Coultre atmos clock, a circular bronze relief plaque of a sleeping angel, two painted fabric panels depicting cherubs, a Tiffany Studios gilt bronze charger, Persian Kerman wool rugs, an antique burl walnut, ivory and brass tea caddy, Tiffany Studios bronze and green slag glass desk pieces in Pine Needle pattern, and assorted ladies accessories including a French brass, enameled and jeweled ladies case, and jeweled brass vanity items by Silvercraft.
Lighting: A fine and diverse selection includes a pair of antique French empire two-light wall sconces with laurel wreath and bowknot crest (est. $800-$1,200), an artist-signed French gilt bronze boulliot lamp (est. 400-600), a pair of diminutive blue crystal chandeliers (est. $600-$800), a 44-inch neoclassical bronze five-light candelabra (est. $500-$700), a bronze French empire-style candelabra lamp w/lion mask elements (est. $500-$700), an Art Nouveau leaded glass inverted chandelier with smiling devil masques, a Victorian brass two-light hanging billiards fixture (est. $300-$500), a six-arm brass chandelier with ram’s head masques, a bronze French-style candelabra lamp issuing an elaborate meandering vine of bronze and glass flowers, and a demure French-style crystal chandelier.
Fine Furnitue: To include a Hekman Copley Square sideboard in crotch mahogany with yew wood banding (est. $1,200-$1,800), a regency-style mahogany circular dining table w/inlaid banding (est. $1,200-$1,500), a set of six Ethan Allen parsons-style dining chairs in leather (est. $1,200-$1,500), a mahogany dresser by Hickory Chair (est. $600-$800), a parquetry inlaid marble-top demilune side cabinet with ormolu mounts in ribbon and swag motif (est. $500-$700), a Hekman Copley Square sofa table with fan inlays (est. $500-$700), a pair of paint-decorated two-drawer commodes in floral and vine decoration, a Baker marble-top demilune stand raised on brass column supports, a Councill mahogany low table in Chippendale style, and a Baker mahogany occasional table with shell inlay. Modern pieces include a set of four Hoffer plan-o-spider chairs and a table (est. $600-$800), a Lloyd for Heywood Wakefield rock-a-feller sectional (est. $400-$600), a white leather lounger attributed to Roche-Bobois, and a Jens Risom walnut executive desk.
Other items of interest include a large single-owner collection of silver coins, a Victorian glass-domed taxidermy bird diorama (est. $300-$500), a 36-inch bronze outdoor sculpture Boy with Wheelbarrow (est. $300-$500), and a good collection of carved ivory okimono figures.
The auction is scheduled for Thursday, June 23, at 5 p.m. It will be held at the Knights of Columbus Banquet Hall at 79 Pascack Road, Washington Township (Bergen County), N.J. Previews are scheduled for Wednesday, June 22, 5-8 p.m., and on Thursday June 23, 1-4 p.m. For information go to the website www.leightongalleries.com or call 201-327-8800.
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