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.