Clarke Antiques, Fine Art & Midcentury Modern Auction Monday, August 22

. August 19, 2011 . 0 Comments

The August 22nd auction will feature 300 lots consigned from estates in the greater New York area including 510 Park Avenue and East 79th St., Manhattan; plus homes in Westchester, Great Neck, New Hyde Park and Roslyn Harbor, NY; and Greenwich and Stamford, CT.

Fine art in this auction includes Russian works by Leo Kundas and Antonia Sofronova; Gregor Bochman gouache; geometric oils by Kazuya Sakai; Pietro Toretti coastal seascape; modernist works by H. Trifon, C. Schwartz and G. Hollander; Chinese and Japanese painted scrolls; vintage French posters; Chagall Metropolitan Opera lithograph; bone miniatures; 19th century paintings incl. still lifes and portraits; Asian reverse paintings on glass; midcentury art by G. Crespi and L. Myers; and more.

Decorative Arts highlights include an exquisite set of 4 French etched doors depicting the 4 seasons; impressive sconces including a pair of signed gilt bronze and etched Caldwell hurricane scones, a pair of 38″ high bronze and black scones with ribbon crowns, 4 bronze 2-arm Rococo style sconces, a pair of 19th century Louis XVI style gilt bronze and crystal sconces and a pair of floral form sconces with milk glass flowers; chandeliers including a 19th century French Louis XVI 18-arm bronze and beaded chandelier, Victorian Aesthetic Movement jeweled ball chandelier, a gilt bronze Louis XVI style chandelier with birds heads, and others; A. Moreau Sevres figural lamp; Asian porcelain, bronze, ivories, jade and celadon; Christofle engraved vase; Limoges portrait charger; burl wood letter box; Steuben and Simon Pierce glass; midcentury glass animals; and more.

Midcentury Modern and Contemporary includes a pair of 29″ high ostrich sculptures by Gabriella Crespi; Abelas bronze; Legh Myers 68″ high figural sculpture; lot of midcentury stone sculptures; Lucite chairs; Widdicomb yew wood table; pair of brass and iron andirons; aluminum and cane etagere; pair of slate top cabinets; Springer red leather coffee table; pair of fan back upholstered chairs; H. Strong hanging pottery plaque; pair of mirrored pedestals; mirrored vanity / desk; Italian leather and plastic lounge chairs; wood and gilt decorated china cabinets; 4 piece inscribed water cooler; and more.

Antique furniture being sold August 22nd includes a Schmeig & Kotzian collection including a chinoiserie decorated china cabinet; Regency brass inlaid sofa table; Regency rosewood game table, etagere and server; Victorian sleigh bed; Mission oak trestle table, 8 chairs and sideboard; Regency style recamier; Berkey & Gay chinoiserie decorated cabinet; Georgian chest; satinwood inlaid and marble top commode; 19th century mahogany dining table; Chippendale style dining chairs; Sheraton style server; marquetry inlaid desk; Asian chest; bouillotte tables; empire style bedroom set; Italian paint decorated chest; 19th century campaign leather top desk; Louis XV style loveseat; and more.

Sterling and silver highlights include a large collection of ‘Titulo’ Portuguese silver from a Brazilian estate; huge boxed flatware set; Christofle; Gorham; Judaica including spice towers and Passover cup. Also, trays, lidded tureens, tea set, bowls, plates, goblets, many lots of .800 silver and more.

Miscellaneous items include: a 1982 Rolls Royce Silver Spur; pair of 19th century signed Argand lamps; Johann George Borchert Conigsberg grandfather clock with magnificent flame birch or maple case; rare 3 piece casted overlay lamp; jewelry including sterling, 14K gold, tiger’s eye, malachite, pink and green jade, Robin Kahn sterling cuff bracelets, Navajo sterling and turquoise, huge lot of insect and reptile form jewelry and more; ornate Japanese horn box; clocks including Tiffany, LeCoultre and others; an approximately 156 carat loose oval citrine semi-precious stone; French and Scandinavian crystal; baseball memorabilia; Lalique; Majolica; pair of vintage Johnson Ventlite Company industrial photographic lamps; Dresden; barometer; pair of milk glass lamps; Bohemian glass; lanterns; carpets; mirrors; and much more.

Owner Ronan Clarke commented on this sale: “As always, we managed to find something to make this sale HOT! This time it’s a huge load of ‘Titulo’ silver from Portugal.”

Onsite Previews will be held Saturday & Sunday August 20th and 21st and Monday, August 22nd (day-of-sale) from 12:00 noon to 6:00 pm at 2372 Boston Post Road, Larchmont, NY 10538. Clarke’s full catalogue can be viewed at www.ClarkeNY.com.

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