Doyle presents American fine furniture, folk art, and decorative art, May 2

Circa-1825 classical rosewood gilt stencil decorated and painted fold-over games table, attributed to Barzilla Deming and Erastus Bulkley of New York, estimated at $20,000-$40,000. Image courtesy of Doyle and LiveAuctioneers
Circa-1825 classical rosewood gilt stencil decorated and painted fold-over games table, attributed to Barzilla Deming and Erastus Bulkley of New York, estimated at $20,000-$40,000. Image courtesy of Doyle and LiveAuctioneers
Circa-1825 classical rosewood gilt stencil decorated and painted fold-over games table, attributed to Barzilla Deming and Erastus Bulkley of New York, estimated at $20,000-$40,000. Image courtesy of Doyle and LiveAuctioneers

NEW YORK – Doyle will hold an American Furniture, Silver, Decorative Arts, and Folk Art auction on Tuesday, May 2, beginning at 10 am Eastern time. It features fine American furniture spanning nearly 150 years; folk art and American country furniture from several collections; nautical antiques from a prominent private collection, including a group of colorful woolwork maritime scenes; an array of American silver and decorative arts; and a selection of Chinese export porcelain. Among the sale’s varied highlights are folk portraits by William Matthew Prior, a sand art bottle by Andrew Clemens, a high chest of drawers from Salem, Massachusetts, and furniture from the late 18th and early 19th centuries attributed to accomplished American cabinetmakers and clockmakers from Baltimore to Boston. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Folk portraits, quilts and pottery enliven Jasper52’s Aug. 4 auction

1890 folk art portrait of a man, est. $900-$1,100
 1890 folk art portrait of a man, est. $900-$1,100

1890 folk art portrait of a man, est. $900-$1,100

NEW YORK – A Juan Quezada Celado Mata Ortiz jar with a snake motif, a circa-1850s quilt with a tree border, and an 1890 folk portrait of a man identified as “Cy” will likely earn top lot status at Jasper52’s next Americana, Folk Art, and Outsider Art auction, which will be held on Thursday, August 4 at 6 pm Eastern time. As always, the sale is curated by Clifford Wallach, an expert in tramp art, folk art and Americana. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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