Friday - November 16th at 6:30 PM
Friday features fine porcelains including a pair of Dresden cobalt blue vases with gilt bronze decorations. Two Japanese satsuma porcelain vases. Pottery items including a collection of 19th c Mettlach German beer steins and a large American Weller jardiniere and a Rookwood pottery vase. Just in time for the season a beautiful horse drawn sleigh. A vintage Louis Vuitton steamer trunk. Furniture items include a Hyde Park granite top marquetry inlay console cabinet, a tall Maitland Smith wrought iron and maple baker’s rack. Fine art including a Stephen Parrish (Amer. 1846-1938) oil painting, and two Aristodimo Baigler, (Italy b1928), oils. A collection of Disney animation cells. Crystal items including Lalique, St. Louis and Steuben. Lighting fixtures including a 9-light brushed metal hall lantern, a vintage leaded glass hanging lamp and a Luminaire five tier twelve-light brass and crystal chandelier. Fine Jewelry including a 10.80 ct ruby and 2.10 ct diamond bracelet, a pair of 18kt yellow gold link earrings. Flatware items including a Gorham Sterling silver flatware service for twelve. Also a Ford & Medley Cutlers, Sheffield, England, stainless steel and celluloid flatware service for twelve with a fitted case. An assortment of Turkish, Oriental, Aubusson hand woven wool rugs and runners and Moroccan blanket saddles. Bronze sculptures including a Christophe Frantin (French 1810-1846) of a thoroughbred race horse, a Mark Hopkin (Amer. 20th c) bronze sculpture “Phantoms Of The Forest” and a Lincoln H. Fox bronze sculpture “Sacred Arrow”. Modern furniture including Artifort contemporary furniture pieces and LaBarge. Finally two 19th c. Pennsylvania flintlock rifles.
Saturday - November 17th at 11:00 AM
The Saturday session is pleased to present an outstanding collection of European decorative arts, antique furnishings, jewelry and home décor. Highlighted is an outstanding Tiffany Studios bronze 18-light “Lily” lamp, circa 1906; two Picasso Madoura ceramic plates and an extensive collection of sterling tableware including Georg Jensen “Cactus”, “Blossom”, “Scroll” and “Melon”; Wallace “Grand Baroque”; Reed & Barton “Hepplewhite”, Towle “Silver Plumes” - as well as Dominic & Haff, S. Kirk & Son, Tiffany and Cellini Craft Sterling. Featured from the Estate of RoseAnn Comstock is a superb collection of Russian enamel and gilt silver objets d’art with a kovsh, card tray, bowls and eggs including a Fabergé Guilloche enamel Easter egg; and a collection of crystal animal figures in Steuben, Lalique and Baccarat. Additionally, from a prominent private consignor is an impressive collection of French, Italian, Austrian and Asian antiques in Bronze, Sévres porcelain, champlevé enamel, crystal and marble with sculptures, candelabras, tazzas, centerpieces, portrait plates and mirrors. Also noteworthy is a Kammer Reinhardt Bisque Head doll, a Silas Hoadley “Plymouth tall-case clock and furnishings including an English Regency banquet table, a French ebony and bronze cabinet with an inset porcelain plaque and a selection of Danish modern furniture including a J. E. Ekornes “Stressless” Leather Lounge Suite and J. L. Moller dining chairs. Fine jewelry includes an 8.00ct Natural Jade, Diamond 18kt gold lobster pin, a pair of Seidengang 8ct Tourmaline 18kt gold earrings and a collection of designer David Yurman rings, earrings and bracelets in topaz, amethyst, lemon citrine and diamonds. Rounding out the sale is a sumptuous selection of fur coats in sable and mink.
Sunday, November 18th at 12:00
The RoseAnn Comstock estate from Detroit, MI featuring oil paintings by: Alfred Thompson Bricher, Franz van Saverdonck, John Frederick Herring the Younger, Charles Cooper Henderson, William Richards Sr., Granville Perkins, also works in the style of Abraham Brughel (a 17th c. oil), follower of/manner of Sir Edwin Landseer and attributed to George Inness. Additionally from the estate are Russian icons as well as an extensive graphics collection including: Albrecht Durer (8 selections), Adriaen Jansz van Ostade, Thomas Hart Benton, Childe Hassam, Hendrik Goltzius, Raphael Soyer, Hieronymous Cock, Stow Wengenrath, James Abbott McNeill Whistler, Erté and John Taylor Arms to name but a few. Bronze sculptures after: Pierre-Jules Mêne, Jules Moigniez, Irene Rochard, Antoine-Louis Bayre, Alfred Barye, Auguste Nicolas Cain, plus an original bronze sculpture by Carl Wagner are also from the Comstock estate. A Marc-Louis Solon, Minton pate sur pate vessel rounds out the offerings. Important unique artwork by artists from other consignments include: Eastman Johnson, Louis Aston Knight, in the manner of Louis Marie de Schryver, Louis Valtat, Jean-Gabriel Domergue, Leon Jean Basile Perrault, Ladislaus Bakalowicz, Pierre Bittar, David Emile Joseph de Noter, John Friedlinger, Hua Chen, B. Shanghai, Paul Jenkins and Antoine Blanchard plus graphics by Pablo Picasso, Alexander Calder and Marc Chagall. Closing out the fine arts highlights is a gouache and ink on paper by Alexander Calder from 1967 and a watercolor by Milton Avery. Rounding out the Sunday features are collections of fine jewelry, Oriental rugs, French decorative arts and furniture as well as oriental decorative arts.