Signed ‘de Kooning’ art featured in Professional Appraisers’ sale Oct. 31

>This English teapot is part of a four-piece tea and coffee service, which has a $2,000-$4,000 estimate. Image courtesy of Professional Appraisers & Liquidators.

>This English teapot is part of a four-piece tea and coffee service, which has a $2,000-$4,000 estimate. Image courtesy of Professional Appraisers & Liquidators.

CRYSTAL RIVER, Fla. – Professional Appraisers & Liquidators will conduct a 549-lot sale of antiques, fine art and collectibles on Oct. 31. Among the highlights is a painting attributed to leading American Expressionist Willem de Kooning. The auction will begin at 10 a.m. Eastern. LiveAuctioneers.com will provide Internet live bidding.

Lot 100 is a 9 7/8-inch by 7 7/8-inch acrylic and oil on parchment is attributed to Willem de Kooning (Dutch/American, 1904-1997). The artwork is signed “de Kooning” and dated “1969” on verso. It carries an estimate of $4,000-$6,000.

Another interesting lot, no. 105, is a bronze signed M. Valentin of a seminude woman in a Classical drape. The 22-inch figure stands on a black marble plinth and is estimated at $2,000-$3,000.

A large oil-on-canvas painting that doubles as three-panel dressing screen deserves a second look. Each panel is 67 inches by 20 inches and together depicts a Florida canal scene with foliage, dock and a small boat. It is signed on the upper right panel “Theodore Coe” and dated 1932. Theodore (Demerest) Coe is a listed artist born in 1866. The screen has a $1,500-$2,500 estimate.

Furniture includes an 1830s Chippendale reverse serpentine slant-front desk in crotch-grain mahogany. It has a fitted interior with a shell carved central prospect door flanked by four pigeonholes over document drawers. The desk has a $2,000-$4,000 estimate.

An English sterling silver tea and coffee service by John Sutter, 1842-1843, consists of a teapot, coffeepot, cream and sugar. Weighing more than 76 troy ounces, the melon-shape set with pear finials has a $2,000-$4,000 estimate.

For details on any lot in the sale, call 800-542-3877.

View the fully illustrated catalog and sign up to bid absentee or live via the Internet during the sale at www.LiveAuctioneers.com.

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ADDITIONAL LOTS OF NOTE


Signed ‘de Kooning' on the lower right, this acrylic and oil painting on parchment is framed and matted under glass. The estimate for this relatively small work is $4,000-$6,000. Image courtesy of Professional Appraisers & Liquidators.

Signed ‘de Kooning’ on the lower right, this acrylic and oil painting on parchment is framed and matted under glass. The estimate for this relatively small work is $4,000-$6,000. Image courtesy of Professional Appraisers & Liquidators.


Standing on a black marble plinth, this bronze statue by M. Valentin stands 22 inches high. It has a $2,000-$3,000 estimate. Image courtesy of Professional Appraisers & Liquidators.

Standing on a black marble plinth, this bronze statue by M. Valentin stands 22 inches high. It has a $2,000-$3,000 estimate. Image courtesy of Professional Appraisers & Liquidators.


An estate in Connecticut yielded this early 19th-century Chippendale reverse serpentine slant-front desk. With replaced feet, the desk has a $2,000-$4,000. Image courtesy of Professional Appraisers & Liquidators.

An estate in Connecticut yielded this early 19th-century Chippendale reverse serpentine slant-front desk. With replaced feet, the desk has a $2,000-$4,000. Image courtesy of Professional Appraisers & Liquidators.


Theodore (Demerest) Coe, a listed artist born in 1866, signed this large dressing screen on the upper right panel and dated it 1932. The estimate is $1,500-$2,500. Image courtesy of Professional Appraisers & Liquidators.

Theodore (Demerest) Coe, a listed artist born in 1866, signed this large dressing screen on the upper right panel and dated it 1932. The estimate is $1,500-$2,500. Image courtesy of Professional Appraisers & Liquidators.