ASIAN WORKS OF ART including property from the estate of Rosalie M. and Matthew B. Weinstein; 20th century fine art and decorative works of art; Latin American fine art and the Laumann collection of antique toys.
OFFERED THE CONTENTS OF A PARK AVENUE APARTMENT and property from the collection of Bob Guccione with additions. Included in the sale were cut glass, pottery and fine porcelain; Dalton Toby mugs; sterling and silver plate; fifty lots of estate jewelry; various decorative accessories; fine art including prints, watercolors, oil on canvas; period, reproduction and custom furniture; room size and area rugs.
OVER 300 LOTS OF ESTATE PROPERTY which include modern furniture, Art Deco lighting, 20th century artwork and prints, silver and silver plate, along with other decorative items.
INCLUDING EUROPEAN WORKS OF ART; glass; silver and silver-plate; property from the estate of William M.V. Kingsland; American furniture and folk art from the collection of Arnold and Lois Skromme; property from the collection of Chermayeff & Geismar as well as several New York estates.
FURNITURE INCLUDED quality custom upholstered pieces, English and Continental case pieces and a Steinway baby grand piano. There was a small collection of 20th century European art glass; a group of pottery including Greuby and Dedham; Heintz art metal; paintings, prints and etchings from the 19th and 20th centuries and room and scatter size rugs.
OVER 500 LOTS including Old Master drawings and paintings; 19th and 20th century paintings and European works of art; bronzes from the 17th through 20th century and Asian works of art.
OFFERED WERE QUALITY ESTATE FURNITURE and decorative arts including a small collection of Orientalia; 20th century art glass, pottery and porcelain; sterling silver and silver-plate;works of art included paintings, sculpture and prints from the 18th & 20th centuries; rugs and a group of books.
OFFERED THE PARTIAL CONTENTS OF A WELL-KNOWN Park Avenue maisonette including period Louis XV and Charles X furniture and good quality accessories; custom upholstered furniture; Dresden, Sévres and Quimper porcelain and pottery; Glass included Steuben and Murano; a small collection of semi precious stone boxes; paintings, etchings, engravings and watercolors from the 18th through the 20th century; tole, ormolu and giltwood lamps and lighting.
THE COLLECTION OF CHERMAYEFF & GEISMAR Internationally known designers Chermayeff & Geismar, the team that has revolutionized visual communication, chose Stair Galleries as their venue for selling the art collection they have amassed from around the globe over the past four decades. This single-owner sale fully displays the variety and depth of their collection. Not only are there A-list artists being offered; there are emerging artists represented in the sale and significant artists to be rediscovered. Chermayeff & Geismar images and icons are burned into our subconscious.
Every day we see the bold graphic logos they created: PBS, NBC, Xerox, Viacom, Screen Gems, Mobil, Chase Manhattan and many more. The pieces offered at auction were the works that inspired them and the artists they nurtured and encouraged. The collection touched upon nearly every significant art movement of the 20th century, from Bauhaus to Pop, taking us through an international evolution of Modernism and revealing the impact it has had on our lives.
FEATURED A COLLECTION OF ASIAN ART including figurines, Buddha heads and prints; American and European 19th & 20th century glass, pottery, and porcelain as well as 18th through 20th century country, formal and art moderne furniture and decorations from a Park Avenue apartment.
ENGLISH AND CONTINENTAL FURNITURE, Decoration, Silver and 20th Century Glass along with over 75 lots of Antique Furniture, Statuary and Decoration for the Garden.
OFFERED OVER 150 LOTS of fine art including paintings, prints, woodblocks, etchings and engravings.
AMERICAN AND EUROPEAN FINE ART including 19th century works from the Thomas Van Loan Collection.
In 1911 Thomas Van Loan, a prominent spice and coffee merchant, sold his residence in Brooklyn and dispatched a large and valuable collection of paintings and objets d'art to his ancestral home in Athens, New York and in effect created a private museum.*
It is with great pleasure that Stair Galleries presented, for the first time in nearly one hundred years, a group of paintings from the collection originally assembled by Thomas Van Loan. Included in the sale were paintings by, attributed to or after: Joseph Boston, Henry Gasser, Aaron Shattuck, Marcel Dyf, Maria A’Becket, Chaim Gross, Maurice Brun, Frans Kels, Jonh F. Herring, L. Bemelmans, Gilbert Gaul, Filipo Indoni, George M. Bruestle anf many more. *From “An Elegant Mistake, The Haight-Gantley-Van Loan Place at Athens, New York,” Hope Farm Press, Cornwall, NY 1973.
OVER 600 LOTS OF FINE ART, furniture & decoration; Asian art including Chinese & Japanese pottery, porcelain, scrolls and textiles.
OFFERED PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF ANTHONY QUINN Property from the estate of award-winning film legend and accomplished artist Anthony Quinn. The sale included antiques, furniture, decorations, porcelain, mirrors, lighting and works of art including original art work by Mr. Quinn.
ENGLISH AND CONTINENTAL FURNITURE AND DECORATION
OFFERED A BROAD RANGE OF ESTATE FURNISHINGS and collections including traditional and country, period and reproduction furniture, pottery, glass and porcelain from the 19th through 20th centuries and art work of various periods & styles.
OFFERED OVER 600 LOTS of diverse items from several prominent collections and estates. Furniture included traditional, formal, country and modern from the 18th through 20th centuries Other items included a collection of over 50 Sung Dynasty bowls along with Chinese and Japanese pottery and porcelain from the 17th to 20th centuries; a large group of glassware including Steuben, brilliant period cut, Sandwich fluid lamps, Danish and Italian contemporary; 19th through 20th century European and Continental pottery and porcelain; over 20 rugs including Persian, Moroccan, and flat weave modern. There were also paintings and prints of various styles and periods.