Jewelry, Couture & Fine Art Sale presented by Litchfield County Auctions Connecticut_s Premier Estate Auction GalleryOnline Bidding: November 14th November 28th, 2012
Auction Viewing at Litchfield County Auctions, 425 Bantam Road, Litchfield CT: 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 paintingsonly 140 of which are being offered herewas 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 lotsthe Spring Collectionfor 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: email@example.com or visit our website: litchfieldcountyauctions.com if you have any questions. Address: 425 Bantam Road, (Rte 202) Litchfield CT 06759 L2BD
Tuesday, January 29th, 5-7pm
Wednesday, January 30th, 10-5pm
Thursday, January 31st, 10-5pm
This auction features Asian and Ethnographic art from the Collection of Ron Krannich that he amassed over the last 35 years. As a travel writer he spanned the globe, and as a collector he purchased items he was passionate about along the way.
Other highlights in the auction include American, English and French 18th and 19th century furniture and decorations, the steel sculpture featured above by Ernest Trova, a bronze of Cupid and Psyche by Eugene-Ernest Chretien, a 16th century portrait of Virgin and Child from the Circle of Pieter Coecke van Aelst, several works by Savannah artists Myrtle Jones, Christopher Murphy Jr. and Sr., Hattie Saussy and others.
Enjoy the auction!
Amanda and Chris Everard