MANHATTAN, NY – 01-16-2020 (PRDistribution.com) — New York City Estate Auction
Sunday, January19th, 2020 at 12 NoonPreviews at Showplace Antiques + Design Center:January 6th through January 19thOn January 19th, Auctions at Showplace will present choice selections of fine art, furniture, silver, jewelry, and decorative arts all fresh to the market from New York City estates. Superlative mid-century modern furniture to hit the market includes a Charles and Ray Eames for Herman Miller lounge chair and ottoman with chocolate brown tufted leather upholstery, an Eero Saarinen for Knoll tulip dining table, a pair of Mies van der Rohe for Knoll upholstered “Brno” chairs, a Pace modern burlwood sideboard, two Paul McCobb brass and upholstered ottomans, a Diego Giacometti style metal and glass etagere, two Willy Daro agate slab table lamps, Maurice Villency dressers and side tables, and a two-tier glass waterfall console table. Among more traditional furniture is an antique Louis XV inlaid and marble top commode, an antique Late Italian Renaissance carved wood cassone, and a pair of Italian carved wood and polychrome painted blackamoor stools. Highlights in fine art range from 18th and 19th century Continental painting to 20th century modern works on paper. Those with traditional taste will find works by Alfred Friedlander and August Ritter Karl von Pettenkofen, Gaetano Mormile’s “Man Riding Donkey,” a handsome Dominique Baron depicting a young woman bathing, and more. Modern examples include a large Nicola Simbari oil on canvas, Rufino Tamayo’s “Hombre en Negro” lithograph, a Harry Elsas oil depicting “Three Musicians,” and two Yaacov Agam “Agamograph” abstract lenticular prints.As usual, Showplace is proud to offer fresh to market merchandise from distinguished addresses in the New York City and Metropolitan area. This includes a strong selection of silver comprising a German covered tureen, a late 19th century Barton silver of Bangalore, India centerpiece with palm trees and columns supporting a cut crystal dish, a regal Hazorfim menorah, an impressive Austrian eagle form menorah, and other Judaica including kiddush cups and spice towers.A collection of designer clothing and accessories includes garments by Dolce & Gabbana, Alexander McQueen, Moschos, Gellert-Kaden, Searle, Burberry, and Bill Blass with scarves and handbags by Hermes, Chanel, Fendi, Oscar de la Renta, Yves Saint Laurent, Bottega Veneta, and more. Also in this eclectic sale are two Louis Vuitton vintage hard case monogrammed travel trunks, sculpture by Richard Etts, Irma Rothstein, and Daniel Capri, a modern Brutalist bronze sculpture depicting a bound man, Dorothy Thorpe lucite candelabra, an Auguste Cain bronze sculpture of a rooster, and a collection of life size Italian majolica dog sculptures.Showplace Antiques is located at 40 West 25th Street between 5th and 6th Avenues. For more information, please visit www.nyshowplace.com, or call (212) 633-6063, ext. 808.
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