Doyle+Design auction features Betty Parsons, Hiro and more, Dec. 7-8

Betty Parsons, ‘Woodpecker,’ estimated at $5,000-$8,000. Image courtesy of Doyle and LiveAuctioneers
Betty Parsons, ‘Woodpecker,’ estimated at $5,000-$8,000. Image courtesy of Doyle and LiveAuctioneers
Betty Parsons, ‘Woodpecker,’ estimated at $5,000-$8,000. Image courtesy of Doyle and LiveAuctioneers

NEW YORK – On Wednesday, December 7 and Thursday, December 8, Doyle will host the next sale in its popular Doyle+Design auction category. This highly anticipated sale showcases a wide range of Modern and Contemporary furniture, silver and design by prominent makers and artists of the 20th and 21st centuries. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Marble bust of Julius Caesar among top pieces in Dec. 22 auction

Multicolored marble bust of Julius Caesar, est. $5,500-$7,000
Multicolored marble bust of Julius Caesar, est. $5,500-$7,000
Multicolored marble bust of Julius Caesar, est. $5,500-$7,000

NEW YORK – On Wednesday, December 22, starting at 7 pm Eastern time, Jasper52 will offer a sale of Exquisite Decorative Arts. Its more than 300 lots will include a circa-1960s abstract work by the late American artist Betty Parsons; a bronze cloisonne incense burner; a miniature sterling silver English tea and coffee set, intended for a doll house; a clock decorated with rearing horses carved from Baltic amber; a pair of Gucci crystal brandy snifters housed in a box lined with green velvet; a Gorham sterling silver centerpiece bowl for fruit; a bust of Caesar fashioned from several varieties of marble; a carved Chinese green jade perfume bottle; Murano glass paperweights; and a small Soviet porcelain plate featuring an image of cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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