three day
auction event
MAY 16, 17 & 18
Our flagship auction.
Twice a year.

3-Day SELECT Sale • May 16, 17 & 18 beginning @ 10am
Our flagship “Select” sales are provenance-focused and include our very best finds, curated around important single owner collections and the contents of the most notable estates.

Day 1 (lots 1001-1407) ASIAN | AMERICAN & ENGLISH ANTIQUES | FOLK ART | SILVER | ANTIQUITIES | BOOKS & EPHEMERA — Featuring fine Chinese and Japanese jade, silver and porcelain from the Florence and Herbert Irving Collection; American and English antiques from a Bunny Williams commission; a selection of English decorative objects from a distinguished NYC collector; Ming era porcelain from the estate of an award-winning journalist; a group of 18th c. pearlware Toby mugs; a single owner collection of 17th c. Spanish Colonial art; and, a rare George Washington letter.
Day 2 (lots 2001-2419) MODERN & CONTEMPORARY ART | DESIGN | PHOTOGRAPHY — Featuring a 60 year survey of Modern and Contemporary art from the Estate of Ileana Sonnabend, including an early 9 panel Jim Dine Pop Art masterpiece, two Jean Tinguey automechanic sculptures, a John Latham Skoob painting, Brassai photography, and original works by Carlo Alfano, Elgar Esser, Dan Graham, Ronald Davis, Willy Wegman and many others; a selection of American Studio Pottery including Betty Woodman and Karen Karnes; an important Italian Futurist painting by Giacomo Balla from the estate of Arnold Scassi; French Art Deco furniture including a Jules Leleu/Raymond Subes sideboard from the collection of Florence and Herbert Irving; furniture and lighting from a Tommi Parzinger decorated interior; as well as custom and French Modern furnishings from a Peter Marino commission.
Day 3 (lots 3001-3374) FRENCH & CONTINENTAL ANTIQUES | EUROPEAN ART | IMPRESSIONISM & POST IMPRESSIONISM | ARTS OF RUSSIA | ARTS OF INDIA — Including works by Mexican modern masters, including 4 Diego Rivera drawings from the collection of Leon Constantiner; fine Continental decorative arts and furniture from a Brooklyn townhouse; a group of 14th-17th c. Russian and Byzantine Icons from the estate of Elizabeth Stafford; a Pablo Picasso drawing; Old Masters art from the T. Edward and Tullah Hanley Collection, including an oil by Luca Giordano.
Our doors will be open for preview on Tue, May 14 from 11am to 7pm, Wed, May 15 from 11am to 5pm, Thu, May 16 from 9am to 5pm, Fri, May 17 from 9am to 5pm, and Sat, May 18 from 9am to 10am. Hope to see you!
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Estate Finds, Online Only
Every 6 weeks or so

Last Auction:
3-Day Sale
Feb 12-14, 2019




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Michael and Mark Millea have been close creative collaborators since they first shared Legos and magic markers as kids.  Forty years later, after conducting countless appraisals, and selling thousands of objects, Mark and Michael’s passion and knowledge of the art and antiques market has grown—but what truly sets Millea Bros. apart is the unique creative sensibility they’ve honed together for so many years, and the artists’ eye they bring to every aspect of their business.