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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

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

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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Indulge yourself: live life elegantly like a Bridgerton

Left, an English Regency casket-form sewing box that realized $650 plus the buyer’s premium in November 2014; Center, a matched pair of English Regency giltwood mirrors sold in March 2015 for $3,750 plus the buyer’s premium; Right, a tilt-top mahogany English Regency breakfast table that achieved $1,500 plus the buyer’s premium in May 2020. Images courtesy of Thomaston Place Auction Galleries, Ahlers & Ogletree Auction Gallery, David Skinner Antiques and LiveAuctioneers.

Left, an English Regency casket-form sewing box realized $650 plus the buyer’s premium in November 2014; Center, a matched pair of English Regency giltwood mirrors sold in March 2015 for $3,750 plus the buyer’s premium; Right, a tilt-top mahogany English Regency breakfast table achieved $1,500 plus the buyer’s premium in May 2020. Images courtesy of Thomaston Place Auction Galleries, Ahlers & Ogletree Auction Gallery, David Skinner Antiques and LiveAuctioneers.

NEW YORK – Today, March 25, fans of the Netflix series Bridgerton rejoice as the long-awaited second season of the show, produced by Shonda Rhimes and based on Julia Quinn’s book series, goes live. The plot is drawn from book two, The Viscount Who Loved Me, which follows eldest son Lord Anthony Bridgerton (played by Jonathan Bailey) in his quest to find a suitable wife among the ranks of the ton, a compression of “le bon ton” — French for “the good tone” and the era’s term for the fashionable and favored. As with the first season, English Regency style will be on full display in the sumptuous early 19th-century settings.

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