Showplace auction Sept. 30 spans many centuries

Chinese bronze Li vessel, Warring States. Showplace Antique + Design Center image.

Chinese bronze Li vessel, Warring States. Showplace Antique + Design Center image.

NEW YORK – Showplace Antique + Design Center will present an autumn sale of Asian, modern, fine and decorative art on Sunday, Sept. 30, beginning at 1 p.m. EDT. A wide variety of Asian antiques will be auctioned, as well as an array of decorative art objects, mid-century furniture and lighting, art glass, silver, and a selection of paintings and prints. LiveAuctioneers.com will provide Internet live bidding on the more than 500 lots.

Several fine Asian pieces will be offered on Sunday including a Chinese bronze Li vessel from a notable estate, likely dating to the Warring States Period (475-221 B.C.). The estimate is $18,000-$20,000. A 19th century Korean bojagi, or wrapping cloth, with two panels representing good fortune and long life, will be auctioned for $1,200-$1,500.

Showplace will also offer a number of mid-20th century furniture, lighting and decorative objects. Among them, a modern Danish rosewood tri-fold mirror in a deep red tone estimated $700-$900; a curving Italian tubular steel chair with a tan vinyl cushion, attributed to Giotto Stoppino, 1960s, estimated $300-$500; and a pair of American Stiffel lamps estimated $600-$800.

Other noteworthy lots include a signed print by American artist Tony Bass, whose work is included in corporate and private collections around the world, estimated $200-$300; an oil on canvas painting of a winter landscape by German artist Adolf Stademan (1824-1895), $1400-$1600; and a painting titled Nude Bathers by F.R. Ferryman (American, 1893-1947) expected to fetch $1,000-$1,200.

For information contact an auctions department representative at 212-633-6063 x804 or x805.

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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


Chinese bronze Li vessel, Warring States. Showplace Antique + Design Center image.

 

Chinese bronze Li vessel, Warring States. Showplace Antique + Design Center image.

Tony Bass print. Showplace Antique + Design Center image.

Tony Bass print. Showplace Antique + Design Center image.

Danish tri-fold mirror. Showplace Antique + Design Center image.

Danish tri-fold mirror. Showplace Antique + Design Center image.

Ferryman, ‘Nude Bathers.’ Showplace Antique + Design Center image.

Ferryman, ‘Nude Bathers.’ Showplace Antique + Design Center image.

Korean bojagi wrapping cloth. Showplace Antique + Design Center image.

Korean bojagi wrapping cloth. Showplace Antique + Design Center image.

Stademan winter landscape. Showplace Antique + Design Center image.

Stademan winter landscape. Showplace Antique + Design Center image.

Pair Stiffel lamps. Showplace Antique + Design Center image.

Pair Stiffel lamps. Showplace Antique + Design Center image.

Chrome chair attributed to Stoppino. Showplace Antique + Design Center image.

Chrome chair attributed to Stoppino. Showplace Antique + Design Center image.