September 26 - October 12, 2012

Sale Code: L9BC

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Modern, Asian & Antiques Sale

presented by Litchfield County Auctions
Connecticut’s Premier Estate Auction Gallery

Auction Exhibition at Litchfield County Auctions’ Gallery, 425 Bantam Road, Litchfield CT:
Friday, October 5th – Tuesday, October 9th; 10am to 5pm Each Day.

Free Appraisal Day:
Saturday, October 6th: 10 am – 2 pm

LCA’s Fall Sale features a fine grouping of fresh-to-the-market property from many great estates & collections.  including: the NYC Headquarters of an International Financial Institution; the Offices of a Major NYC Law Firm; the Marcus Estate (2 Fifth Avenue, NYC); the Collection of Dr. John William Holter & Christiane Dumont (20 East 35th Street, NY); artwork from the Estates of Paul Zimmerman and William A. McCloy for Sale to Benefit the Slater Museum, Norwich, CT; the Estate of Artist Mollyne Karnofsky; and other various properties.

Asian highlights in the sale include: two Chinese Carved Rhinoceros Horn Libation Cups, 17th/18th C. (from the Albert Woodley Collection, Westport, CT), a Chinese Sancai Glazed Tang Dynasty Pottery Horse; a Southeast Asian Seated Bronze Buddha; and other Chinese carvings.

Antique highlights include a pair of George I Silver Beer Jugs, London 1722, with exhibition provenance from Queen Charlotte’s 1929 Loan Exhibition of old silver; 3 Tiffany Flatware Services; a Steinway Rosewood Square Grand Piano (Circa 1860); Wurlitzer Jukebox; Aubusson Tapestries; Carpets & Rugs; Outdoor Furniture & Architectural Elements; Clocks; Glassware & Porcelains; Antique Maps, Prints & Engravings; Antique Firearms including a matched and cased pair of French Dueling/Target Percussion Pistols (C. 1860); and other flintlocks, revolvers and pistols by Colt LW Pond/Smith & Wesson; Robbins and Lawrence & others.

Artwork in this sale includes a selection of works from American and European artists of the 17th, 18th, 19th  and 20th Centuries.  Fine Art highlights in the sale include: Paul Delamain ‘Arabian Salute;’ J. Francis Murphy ‘Woodland Brook;’ 18th C. British School ‘Ships at Sea;’ Arbit Blatas (Lithuanian-American) ‘Venice Sunset;’ John Nieto ‘Buffalo Medicine;’ and Armand Augusta Balouzet ‘Fisherman, Miribel;’ plus 17th/18th Century Dutch artists: Dirk Van Bergen, and attributed works by Jan Van Hutchenberg and Adriaen Van Ostade.

The Modern portion of the sale features furniture by Knoll, Charles Eames for Herman Miller, Donghia, Kittinger, Baker, Henredon, and styles of Bertoia and Nakashima; a Hezzanith Sextant lamp; and works by artists such as: Dali, Calder, Scholder, Lichtenstein, Francis, De’Prey, Rosenquist, Rauschenberg, Porter, Picasso, de Chazal, de Saint Phalle, Grooms, Rouault, Rivers, De Kooning, Renoir, de Toulouse-Lautrec, and works from the studios of: William A. McCloy, Peter Marks, Paul Zimmerman, Giuseppe Napoli and Mollyne Karnofsky.  Studio Art Glass by: Lino Tagliapetra & Dale Chihuly.

We hope you enjoy the auction and if you have items of your own you are interested in consigning, we are now seeking property for upcoming sales:

Jewelry & Couture

Modern Art & Design

Asian Art & Antiques

Antiquities & Ethnographic Art

American Folk Art, Furniture & Decorations

European Art & Antiques

+ Artists Estates & Property suitable for single owner sales


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