A Hudson River landscape by Henry Ary, estimated at $30-50,000, may take top lot honors next week during Litchfield County Auctions‘ summer antique and modern fine art auction. Online bidding takes place June 27-July 11, 2012 on iGavelauctions.com.
This auction includes a nice grouping of antique, old masters and modern 20th century works of art, including a Circle of Melchior Hondecoeter oil painting of Ornamental Birds in a Landscape, estimated to sell for $25,000 to $35,000; a Still Life with Fruits, Flowers and Animals which is attributed to Jakob Bogdani and estimated to sell for $20,000 to $30,000 and a Floral Still Life, possibly by Jean Baptiste Monnoyer, estimated to bring $8,000 to $12,000.
The auction also includes works by artists such as George Morland, Eugene Du Bois, Leonardo Gasser, Rudolf Cark Gorman (Native American), Le Corbusier, Salvador Dali, Chaim Gross and Leonard Baskin; plus etchings by Piranesi and Whistler; together with works from our ‘Art from the Studio’ sale by Giuseppi Napoli, Peter Marks, and Audrey Skaling.
Furniture highlights in the sale include an 18th C. William & Mary mahogany veneered flat-top highboy, probably from Boston; a late 18th century Chippendale mahogany card table, possibly Irish; a mid-18th century Queen Anne Walnut Dressing Table from Boston; a pair of heavily carved side chairs, possibly by Herter Brothers, cica 1880-90; plus Arts & Crafts and Shaker furniture; Federal, Chippendale, Primitive, Victorian, Biedermeier, English, French, and Italian furniture; Mid Century Modern and more.
Other highlights include a pair of large cast iron garden urns on plinths, possibly by Kramer Brothers of Dayton Ohio, circa 1900; a pair of cased parlor percussion pistols from France, circa 1850; antique maps; rugs, lighting and mirrors; Louis Vuitton luggage; vintage toys, including a Lionel train set and toy cars; stamps; Buccellati silver; clocks; Billston & Battersea enamels; Tiffany Studios items; cast iron mechanical banks; Folk Art paintings, carvings and needlework; portraits and portrait miniatures; Chinese export; weathervanes; decoys; scrimshaw and stoneware.
Among the antique glass to be offered include blown glass items by Dale Chihuly; Steuben colored glass, plus Lalique, Pairpoint, Baccarat and Orrefors glass. Porcelain items by Cartier, Meissen, Herend, Wedgwood, and Staffordshire; plus art pottery by Paul Soldner, Karen Kames, Theodore Randall and Paul Chaleff will cross the block.
For more information and complete details, visit Litchfield County Auctions.