November 14 - November 30, 2012

Sale Code: L2BD

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Jewelry, Couture & Fine Art Sale
presented by Litchfield County Auctions
Connecticut’s Premier Estate Auction Gallery

Online Bidding: November 14th – November 28th, 2012

Auction Viewing at Litchfield County Auctions, 425 Bantam Road, Litchfield
Friday, November 23rd – Tuesday, November 27th; 10am to 5pm Each Day.

Free Appraisal Day:
Saturday, November 24th: 10 am – 2 pm

Litchfield County Auctions is pleased to present fine art from the outstanding collection of the connoisseur and noted collector Jerry Chaplain. Mr. Chaplain’s Sarasota home, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, was previously the home of “Chick” Austin, the iconic director of Hartford’s Wadsworth Athenaeum from 1927 through 1944 and the first director of Sarasota’s Ringling Museum of Art. The Chaplain collection of over 500 paintings—only 140 of which are being offered here—was focused on traditional 19th and early 20th Century fine art as well as Old Masters, many in spectacular gilt frames, including examples from Newcomb-Macklin.

In addition to Mr. Chaplain’s collection, the sale features our second portion of works from large collections by Paul Zimmerman and William McCloy, together with a good grouping of modernist prints and works on paper.

LCA is delighted to be offering for auction our largest ever collection of Couture and Jewelry, comprising over 1000 lots. The collections were so extensive that we had to hold some of the lots—the Spring Collection—for a sale that we will offer in March, but what we are offering now is a wonderful selection of Coats, Furs, Boots, Scarves, Handbags and much more. There are also fine gems and jewelry as well as really great time pieces and vintage and costume jewelry. The property comes from many of the terrific estates and collections which we have sold throughout the year, as well as some very nice selections consigned specifically for this sale.

We are now collecting for:

The Winter Antiques & Modern Sale
Spring Jewelry, Couture & Fine Art
Spring Asian, Modern & Antiques
Books, Antiquities, Oriental Carpets, Silver and more;
Also Artists Estates & Property suitable for single owner sales

Please call: 860-567-4661, email: or visit our website: if you have any questions.
Address: 425 Bantam Road, (Rte 202) Litchfield CT 06759