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MILLEA BROS SELECT
three day
auction event
MAY 18, 19 & 20
Our flagship auction.
Twice a year.
OUR PREVIOUS AUCTION

SELECT: 3 Day Event • May 18-20 @ 10am

Day 1: Modern/Contemporary Art & Design | Fine Jewelry | Fashion
Modern Art highlights include a Fernand Leger gouache from a Major Corporate Art Collection, a two-sided Alberto Giacometti drawing published as the cover image of a monograph of the artist, works from the collection of Wolf Kahn & Emily Mason including paintings by Emily Mason, Virgillio Guidi, Jake Berthot, Guido Strazza, Pat Adams and a group of modernist drawings from the class of Hans Hofmann, artwork from the Collection of a Media Executive including Lazar Khidekel Supremist drawings, artworks by Miles Davis, and photography by William Wegman, Michael Eastman, and David Halliday. Design highlights from this collection include two Folke Bensow Swedish Art Deco iron tables, a rare pair of Josef Hoffmann side chairs, a Robert “Mouseman” Thompson cabinet, a modernist tapestry by John Coburn, and a signed lacquered game board by Jean Dunand. Other modern design highlights include a fine and early George Nakashima free edge sideboard, a Guillerme et Chambron dining set, a cocktail table by Stephane Boudin for Maison Jansen, a pair of Danish studio Jacob Kjaer lounge chairs, two Camille Faure enamel vases, Modernist carpets including Barbro Nilsson, lighting by Felix Agostini, Arredoluce, Christian Dell, Carlo Nason, and a monumental Henri Fernandez, ‘Grande Palma’ bronze floor lamp. The day ends with Modern fashion and jewelry including three vintage Mariano Fortuny evening gowns.

Day 2: American, European Art & Antiques | Carpets
Fine Art highlights include a Pierre-Auguste Renoir oil on canvas Bather study from a private New York collection, a c. 1850 Edward William Cooke landscape of the Villa Borghese, a Francisco Goya attributed drawing of a Fantastic Figure, and a group of first edition Goya etchings. Fine Antique highlights include a collection of rare Art Nouveau Rozenburg Eggshell porcelains, a group of 17th c. English and French furniture from the collection of a French newspaper publisher, a Victorian Holland & Sons partners desk removed from a British Royal residence, signed period French Louis XV furniture and objects from 857 Fifth Avenue, New York, and fine Russian Empire furnishings from 25 East 92nd Street, New York. A wonderful assortment of antique carpets includes rare Bessarabian rugs and Persian carpets from the Collection of a Media Executive.

Day 3: Asian Arts | Tribal Arts | Antiquities | Silver
Featuring museum quality examples of African, Oceanic, and Pacific Northwest objects from the Faith and Martin Wright Collection. Highlights include an important Aleut chief hunting hat, two fine 19th c. Haida raven rattles, a monumental figurative feast bowl, and a Santa Cruz Kapkap pendant. Chinese art highlights include works from a Private Collection: 1050 Park Avenue, NY, featuring a large Ming-era portrait fresco, fine carved jades, and a Qing-era Export pedestal desk. Ming and Qing era porcelains from 857 Fifth Avenue, New York include a collection of Export armorial chargers, an exquisite 5-piece garniture set, and wucai transitional jars. A small sample from the wide ranging Collection of a Media Executive include antique Chinese silk robes, an 18th c. Thangka painting, a large Ancient Roman mosaic and ancient Roman gold signet ring.

VIEWING
Our doors will be open for preview on Mon, May 16 from 11am to 7pm, Tue, May 17 from 11am to 5pm, Wed, May 18 from 9am to 5pm, Thu, May 19 from 9am to 5pm, and Fri, May 20 from 9am to 10am. Hope to see you!
LOCATION
Live @ our Boonton, NJ Gallery

ABC
AUCTIONS

Estate Finds, Online Only
Every 6 weeks or so

Our previous ABC:
A 3-Day Auction Event
Feb 2-4, 2021

 

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ABOUT US

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.
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