Friday, July 20th at 6:30PM
Friday features fine art including a contemporary sculpture by California artist Jon Seeman blending Honduran mahogany and steel and measuring 9 feet tall; An after Evgeni Alexandrovich Lanceray (Russian, 1848-1886), bronze sculpture of a mounted Cossack with a pack horse. A collection of Chinese porcelains. Fine furniture, 19th c. clocks including a French, Guilmet ‘Swing Arm Mystery’ clock, an English walnut grandmother’s clock and a Mahogany Stripling Lichfield English mahogany tall case clock. A Jennings Star Chief, 5 cent, slot machine marked ‘Hotel Showboat’, c1940’s. Art work including a collection of vintage Olympic posters including the 1936 Berlin games featuring a poster of Jesse Owens. Fine jewelry including an 18kt yellow gold, ruby and diamond ring, a 14kt yellow gold, 1.0 ct emerald and diamond bangle bracelet. Lighting fixtures including a Pairpoint table lamp and a reverse painted and amber glass hanging lamp. A Schecter ‘Stiletto Studio 5’ electric bass guitar. Fine Persian carpets and runners including Hamadan, Sarouk, and Kashan
Saturday, July 21st at 11:00AM
Featuring the estate of Margaret Barton, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan: fine examples of 18th C. Important American furniture, including items such as queen anne highboys, birdcage candlestands, and a Peter Gifft case clock. The estate of Margaret Barton also features exceptional oriental rugs and Chinese porcelain in the rose medallion and famille verte patterns, as well as Japanese Imari ware from the 19th century. Additionally, the Saturday sale holds collectable pottery, with names such as George Ohr, Muncie, Weller, Fulper, and Rookwood. With no shortage of silver, there are patterns from makers such as Cellini, Reed & Barton, Towle, Lunt, and Tiffany & Co.
Sunday, July 22nd at noon
The Sunday session features oil paintings by Willard Leroy Metcalf (“Olneyville”) and Frederick Stuart Church (“Flapjacks”) as well as graphics by David Hockney (“Self-Portrait”), Fernando Botero (“Boudoir”), unique works and multiples by Umberto Del Negro, a Glen Michaels tile & metal mosaic, Tiffany & Co. carved oak grandfather clock and a 19th c. French malachite figural bronze clock. A sampling of additional antique to contemporary fine arts works in the session include the following artists: Benjamin Champney, George Henry Story, Joseph Stallaert, R. Cleveland Coxe, Frank V. Dudley, signed “A.V. Bredael”, Ernest Harrison Barnes, Christian Riese Lassen, Huang Zhong Yang, Louise Nevelson and Lester Johnson. Other offerings of interest to bidders: over 30 Oriental rugs from antique to modern; an Italian carved marble table lamp, c. 1900, a Meissen porcelain figure group, late 19th/early 20th c., fine jewelry from the estate of Margaret Barton, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan.