Friday, January 18th at 6:30 pm
Friday features decorative items including a fine collection of French bronze and marble urns, along with jasperware and porcelain urns. Sterling silver pieces including centerpieces by Sheffield and Mexican artist Juvento Lopez Reyes. Fine art including a beautiful after Auguste Rodin sculpture “The Thinker” from the Nelson Rockefeller Collection. Also original Leroy Neiman oil paintings on computer panels. Rugs and carpets including an Asian full body tiger skin rug (for sale to Michigan Residents Only). Other hand woven wool carpets including Qum Hereke, Azerbajan, Tabriaz and Iranian. Furniture items including mid-century modern and contemporary pieces after Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Alivar to name a few. Also a Clarendon upright player piano and a Rock-Ola Model Cd-8, ‘Bubbler’ juke box, which plays compact discs. Memorabilia items including a President Teddy Roosevelt signed letter and movie star and Corvette art work. Fine crystal items including Lalique, D’Orsay, St. Louis and Swarovski. Jewelry items including a 16ct natural gemstone necklace set with garnet, citrine, topaz, amethyst, peridot, and briolette also a 1.30ct single cut diamond and 18kt gold, men’s bracelet. Vintage firearms including a U.S. Springfield model 1855 rifled musket with a 40” barrel and a .58 cal. bore; an Enfield pattern 1853 percussion rifled musket, .577 caliber, the lock plate stamped ‘1862 Tower’; a Colt single action army .45 cal revolver, c1884; two modern pistols inclucing a Walther ‘PP’, 7.62 mm semi-automatic pistol, c1940 with holster and a Sauer Model 38H, .32 cal acp semi-automatic pistol with matching holster, and a dress dagger. Lighting features including railroad lanterns, c19th c; a Luminaire five tier twelve-light brass and crystal chandelier; a leaded glass hanging lamp, and a bronze standing floor lamp. A fine assortment of wall mirrors from traditional to contemporary. Finally a collection of antique brass items including horse brasses, candlesticks, chargers & trays.
Saturday, January 19th at 11:00 am
The Saturday session is pleased to present an outstanding collection of European decorative arts, antique furnishings, jewelry and home décor. From a prominent private consignor is an impressive collection of French, Italian, Russian, Austrian, German and Asian antiques in Bronze, Sévres porcelain, crystal and marble with sculptures, candelabras, jewel caskets, centerpieces, portrait plates and mirrors. The sale begins with a lovely selection by Tiffany Studios, New York including a bronze fleur de lis candle stand, a pair of tall candlesticks – as well as bronze desk accessories in the Zodiac and Abalone patterns. Fine Arts include works by Alfred M. Turner, Benjamin E. Fiche, Mary Darter Coleman, Hughie Lee-Smith, Edward Mitchell Bannister and a selection of graphics by Leroy Neiman. Fine Lighting makes a statement at our Saturday sale with an eclectic collection of chandeliers, many in mansion size. Highlighted is an impressive Waterford Crystal Chandelier formerly from the Alfred Glancy home, as well as a colossal carved wood and leather chandelier in the form of deer heads and a chandelier formerly hanging at the J. L. Hudson flagship Department store. Also of interest is a Steinway baby grand piano; a whimsical sterling hollowware sculpture by Samuel Boyce Landeck of Puss in Boots; and unique decorative arts by Moorcroft, Rookwood, Murano, Cartier, Lalique, Steuben, Waterford and French Majolica. Fine jewelry includes a 3.02ct (GIA) Platinum 18kt Gold Men’s Ring , a Rolex Oyster Perpetual 18kt Men’s Wrist Watch and a 2.5ct Diamond and 24ct Natural Gemstone Tennis Bracelet with ruby, emerald aquamarine, amethyst, orange sapphire and garnet. Rounding out the sale is a lovely selection of Persian silk and wool rugs.
Sunday, January 20th at Noon
Over 80 pieces of fine art from the estate of a major local art collector including works by: Charles Edouard Edmond Delort, Hans Zatzka, Ricardo De Los Rios, Francois Lafon, Gustave C. E. Courtois, Frank Le Brun Kirkpatrick, Otto Wilhelm Eduard Erdman, Albert Stolz, Eugene Benjamin Fichel, Gustave Leonhard de Jonghe, Adrien Henri Tanoux, Jean-Louis-Ernest Meissonier, Warren Sheppard, Howard Helmick, Alfred Thompson Bricher, Frederick Judd Waugh, E. Shirley Borden and Adolphe Piot to name but a few. Important artwork by artists from other consignments include: Clement Drew, Hughie Lee-Smith, Julius Rolshoven, Myron Barlow, Clifford West, Adrien Moreau, Verner Moore White, Theo Josephine Ward, Kenny Scharf, Yuri Gorbachev, Robert Motherwell, Adolf Gottlieb, Larry Rivers, Peter Max and many more. Rounding out the Sunday features are collections of fine jewelry, Oriental rugs, a Napoleon III Bombe Commode, additional French furniture as well as French and oriental decorative arts.