20TH CENTURY PAINTINGS, decorative arts, antiquities, Asian and Southeast Asian works of art; Jewelry, including property from the collection of Patti Birch; and property from the estate of Muriel Karasik.
ENGLISH AND CONTINENTAL FURNITURE, Decorations and Silver, Including the Contents of a Fifth Avenue Apartment; Decorative Paintings from the 18th Through the Early 20th Century.
THE PATTI CADBY BIRCH COLLECTION of Antiquities, Persian Jewelry and Objects An eclectic collection of ancient inspired Persian gold jewelry set with ancient glass, beads, and stone gems including rings, pendants, necklaces. Also selections of small ancient terracottas from Gandharan India and early Persia; Pre-Columbian terracottas, jade beads and stone pendants; early Persian and Luristan bronze bracelets, arrowheads and other objects.
DECORATIVE ACCESSORIES including sterling and silver-plate, porcelain and glass. Art included paintings, drawings, and prints. Also offered were a group of European furniture from a prominent New York City apartment, among other pieces.
RARE BOOKS, DOCUMENTS AND PHOTOGRAPHS “Description de L’Egypte” Paris 1820-29 - Eleven folio plate volumes Langley “New Principles of Gardening” 1728 Bruckner “Versucheiner Beschreiburg … Landschaft Basel” 1748-63; 23 parts in 8 vols.Graham and Dodd “Security Analysis” 1934; 1st Edition Marie Curie - two inscribed books Robert E. Lee - Draft of “General Order #9” Coolidge “Enemies of the Republic” 40 page manuscript - 1921 Twain “Connecticut Yankee” Full Seal Russia and ½ title Valvasone “La Caccia” 1593 (falconry and hunting) Milne “Now We Are Six” 1 of 200 signed in dust jacket.
SALE INCLUDED A LARGE SINGLE OWNER COLLECTION of art deco American and European furniture and decorative arts, featuring ocean liner memorabilia, including chairs from the Grand Salon of The Normandy. Other property to be offered includes Arts and Crafts pottery, a large offering of 20th Century art including paintings, a number of Vasarely serigraphs, and a large assemblage of modern photography; as well as other late 20th Century Furniture and Decoration.
AMERICAN AND EUROPEAN PAINTINGS; English and Continental furniture, porcelain, silver and decorations included a collection of Biedermeier furniture from the estate of Patti Birch; contents of a Park Avenue duplex; property from an apartment at The River House; property from a prominent New Orleans family; over 50 lots of silver and a small collection of 18th century French porcelain.
LARGE GROUP OF AMERICANA AND FOLK ART, as well as 18th and 19th century American furniture, including a nice collection of furniture from a Woodstock home. Fine art included a collection of small works on canvas as well as works on artist board.We also offered English and European furniture and decorations from several estates as well as from a prominent New York City apartment.
LARGE COLLECTION OF DECORATIVE ACCESSORIES including sterling and silver-plate, porcelain and glass; a second offering from the Cockade House in Barbados, the home of the late Emma Pauline Haywood that was designed by Oliver Messel; and fine art including paintings, drawings, and prints.Also offered, was a large and diverse collection of European furniture and decoration from a few prominent New York City estates and a large collection of picture frames, most of which of are from Salander-O'Reilly Galleries in Manhattan.
IMPORTANT 20TH CENTURY PAINTINGS, prints, furniture and design; antiquities; Chinese and Japanese works of art; jewelry, included property from the estate of Patti Birch a well known and respected collector and Islamist.
INVENTORY FROM SALANDER-O’REILLY GALLERIES The furniture reflected the gallery’s focus on early pictures and works of art. There was a very strong selection of predominantly European 17th and 18th century furniture, and a fine small group of American pieces. The 17th and 18th century picture frames in the auction were works of art. We had taken the liberty of adding antique-style mirror plates to some of the frames to enhance the exhibition.The garden decoration on offer is stunning. It was purchased at the Christie’s sale of the Michael Roberts collection, at Ashurst, Kent, U.K. Roberts was one of the early afficionados of architectural elements and ornament and he collected and dealt in this material for 20 years. The important inventory he amassed was sold by Christie’s in September 2004. Salander-O’Reilly spent in excess of 1 million dollars at this sale, and purchased over 120 lots. There are remarkable decorations in many materials including Coade stone, Bath stone, limestone, bronze, sandstone, cast stone, wrought & cast iron and terracotta. There are signed (and some dated) items from famous makers such as Coade, Doulton, Austin & Seeley, Compton Pottery, J&M Craig, James Stiff, Liberty & Co., Joseph Oliff and James Pulham.
LARGE COLLECTION OF DECORATIVE ACCESSORIES including sterling and silver-plate, porcelain, pottery, and glass; a small group of sterling and silver-plate from the Estate of Margaret Truman Daniel; and a large group of Orientalia from a prominent Park Avenue apartment. Artwork included paintings, drawings, and prints. Furniture included period, reproduction, and custom-upholstered pieces.
AMERICAN AND ENGLISH FURNITURE, paintings, folk art and decorations including a collection of 18th and 19th century American and English samplers, the contents of a midtown corporate office as well as property from various New York homes and estates.
HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDED ARMORIAL BINDINGS; California Gold Rush diary; three inscribed Steinbeck’s; four Whistler etchings; inscribed Dali books with drawings; a large group of fine bindings; 17th century American documents and Duke of Wellington letters, books, prints. Artist’s books included Ben Shahn, Chagall, Miró, Chaim Gross and Will Bradley. Illustrated books with original graphics, hand-colored plates and costumes. Large selection of original art - watercolors, sketchbooks, calligraphy and cartoon art. Rare numismatic books including a long run of “Numismatic Chronicle” from Volume 1. Photographs included an early Tasmania/Australia album.
ENGLISH AND CONTINENTAL FURNITURE and Decorations; Artwork to include paintings, drawings, and prints.
NICE COLLECTION OF FINE QUALITY REPRODUCTION French furniture and accompanying decorative accessories from a prominent Fifth Avenue apartment. Porcelain included: Old Paris, Minton, Sèrves, Ginori, Wedgwood and more; bronze statues, figurines, candleholders and mantle garnitures; a group of Orientalia; art glass from Victorian to Arts and Crafts and fine art of many styles and mediums.
ENGLISH AND CONTINENTAL FURNITURE; 17th through 18th Century Old Master Paintings and Drawings; 19th Century Paintings; a Large Collection of 19th Century French Bronzes; European Works of Art; English, Continental and American Silver; Porcelain Including a Collection of 19th Century Majolica.
A WELL-ROUNDED SALE INCLUDING reproduction Chippendale, Hepplewhite, Sheraton, Queen Anne and country furniture; quality custom upholstered sofas and armchairs; a large variety of glass featuring cut, pressed, cameo, and English, Continental and American art glass; pottery and porcelain including Minton, Doulton, Royal Worcester, Meissen, Sevres, Staffordshire, Old Paris, Spode, Wedgwood and Parianware; bronzes; clock sets; bronze and marble garnitures; candelabra and lamps; Orientalia including Satsuma, Sang de Boeuf, famille rose, ivory, quartz, jadeite and cloisonné; and a collection of contemporary French art.
THIS AUCTION OFFERED A VARIED ARRAY OF PIECES Orientalia, including porcelain, jade, ivory and furniture; fine porcelain and pottery; cut-glass tableware; sterling and silver-plate articles; art of various periods and styles, along with a small collection of ethnographic art and Native American rugs; chandeliers, sconces, and table lamps; fireplace equipment; room-size and scatter rugs; Americana; traditional and country, period and reproduction furniture.