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December 5, 2009 Auction Results

20th CENTURY FINE ART, FURNITURE AND DECORATION; Asian Works of Art; Jewelry and Fine Art from the Collection of Patti Cadby Birch; Property from a Long Island Estate; Property from the Collection of Josephine and Walter Buhl Ford II and Property from the Estate of Von Sung Yang


November 13, 2009 Auction Results

AMERICAN, ENGLISH AND CONTINENTAL FURNITURE, silver & silver plate, metalwork, pottery & porcelain, glass, carpets & textiles, decorations and fine art, including a large selection of jewelry and the contents of a New York City home.

Auction to include property from the collection of Patti Cadby Birch, the collection of Josephine and Walter Buhl Ford II, the estate of Mrs. J.P.Morgan II, the collection of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Gallery, a collection of a French Gentleman, and from the collection of Paul F. Walter, formerly at 420 Ox Pasture Road, Southampton, New York.


October 24, 2009 Auction Results

PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF HUNT SLONEM From Historic Cordts Mansion, Kingston, NY. Including 19th and 20th Century Fine Art and a Large Collection of European and American Gothic Revival and Renaissance Revival Furniture and Decorations.This impressive array of 19th-century furnishings represents nearly a decade of collecting by a prominent contemporary New York artist with a passion for restoring and decorating historic houses.


September 25, 2009 Auction Results

AMERICAN, ENGLISH AND CONTINENTAL FURNITURE, Silver, Glass, Porcelain, Fine Art and Decorations. The sale to include property from the estates of Patti Cadby Birch, Cynthia Phipps and Mrs. Walter Buhl Ford, from a Long Island estate, and from the collections of the Wanamaker-de Heeren Family, Paul F. Walter, formerly at 420 Ox Pasture Road, Southampton, New York, and the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, to be sold for the benefit of the Acquisitions fund.


September 12 and 13, 2009 Auction Results

A TWO-DAY AUCTION OF AMERICAN, ENGLISH AND CONTINENTAL FURNITURE, decorations and fine art from the 17th through the 20th centuries, including property from the collections of a French Gentleman, the Wanamaker-de Heeren Family, Josephine and Walter Buhl Ford II, the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, being sold for the benefit of the Acquisitions funds, and the Childs Family, removed from “Florham,” Madison, New Jersey, the 100-room mansion designed by McKim, Mead & White for Florence Vanderbilt Twombly and her husband, Hamilton Twombly.  Also sculptures and plaster maquettes from the estate of American artist Chester Beach (1881-1956). Among the sculptor’s property are several marble reliefs by Thomas Ball (1819-1911), acquired by Beach when he purchased Ball’s studio. Featured in the sale are rare books, prints and fine bindings, highlights of which are a manuscript antiphonal on vellum, two volumes of John Abbot’s “The Natural History of Rare Lepidopterous Insects of Georgia” (1797), and forty volumes of Washington Irving’s “Works.”


August 8, 2009 Auction Results

AMERICAN, ENGLISH AND CONTINENTAL FURNITURE, silver, glass, porcelain, fine art and decorations, including French furniture, a large selection of 18th & 19th century prints and American quilts.

Sale to include property from the collections of Patti Cadby Birch; Paul F. Walter, formerly at 420 Ox Pasture Road, Southampton, New York; Josephine and Walter Buhl Ford II; a French Gentleman; the Wanamaker-de Heeren Family; the estate of Cynthia Phipps, and from the Museum of the City of New York, and the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, to be sold for the benefit of the Acquisitions fund.


July 11, 2009 Auction Results

AMERICAN, ENGLISH AND CONTINENTAL FURNITURE, pottery & porcelain, silver & metalwork, glass, decorations and fine art. Including a large selection of 18th-century and early 19th-century English silver, American silver by Gorham and Tiffany & Co., Wedgwood jasperware and other pottery, clocks, American Indian works of art, and American folk art.


June 20, 2009 Auction Results

19th and 20th CENTURY FINE ART AND EUROPEAN AND AMERICAN JEWELRY, Including property from The Patti Cadby Birch Collection, a French Gentleman, Mrs. J. P. Morgan II, the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden and the Brooklyn Museum


June 5, 2009 Auction Results

MODERN FURNITURE AND DECORATIVE ARTS from Art & Crafts, Art Nouveau and Art Deco, through mid 20th-century Modernism to Post-Modernism and beyond. Featuring a large selection of furniture by important designers including Charles & Ray Eames, Eero Saarinen, T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings, Vladimir Kagan, Alvar Aalto, Cees Braakman, Gianfranco Frattini and Gaetano Pesce. Also furniture designed by noted American architects Hammond Kroll and Edward Durell Stone.

20th-century works of art to include paintings, prints, drawings and sculpture.

The sale includeD property from the collections of the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Gallery, and the Art Institute of Chicago, as well as from the Collection of Naomi Leff.


May 23, 2009 Auction Results

FEATURED OVER 300 LOTS OF AMERICAN INDIAN WORKS OF ART, including objects discussed and illustrated in “Pleasing the Spirits: A Catalogue of a Collection of American Indian Art” by Douglas C. Ewing. Also offering an extensive angling library as well as other property from the collection of Herbert G. Wellington, in addition to items from several other consignors.


April 17, 2009 Auction Results

ENGLISH AND CONTINENTAL FURNITURE, decorative art and fine art, including silver, silverplate and metalwork, pottery and porcelain, glass, clocks, lighting fixtures, decorations, architectural elements, carpets and textiles, paintings, prints and bronzes, as well as a large selection of books.

Featuring property from the estates of Cynthia Phipps and Fred F. and Lois K. Rogers and from the collections of Muriel Karasik, the Wanamaker-de Heeren family, Patti Cadby Birch and Paul F. Walter.


March 27, 28 and 29, 2009 Auction Results

AMERICAN, ENGLISH AND CONTINENTAL SILVER AND SILVER-PLATE; Paintings; over 100 lots of Rare Books, Prints and Fine Bindings. American, English and Continental Furniture, Fine and Decorative Arts American, English and Continental furniture and decorations, including property from the collections of Mrs. Gordon Getty, the Wanamaker-de Heeren family, a French gentleman, the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, and the New York Public Library, Astor, Lenox and Tilden Foundations, as well as property from the estates of   Fred  F. and Lois K. Rogers, Cynthia Phipps and Mrs. Douglas C. Dillon; also featuring English and American 19th and early 20th century fine and decorative arts from the collection of  Paul  F. Walter, formerly at 420 Ox Pasture Road, Southampton, New York.


Feburary 20, 2009 Auction Results

AMERICAN, AMERICAN FURNITURE AND PAINTINGS; European and English furniture and works of art including a substantial collection of Victorian glass shades, along with a single owner collection of American and European art from the 18th through 20th centuries.


February 6, 2009 Auction Results

PROPERTY OF A FRENCH GENTELMAN, including European and English Ceramics, Objects of Vertu, Furniture and Decoration along with property from other collectors.


January 16, 2009 Auction Results

ASIAN AND SOUTHEAST ASIAN DECORATIONS Auction Results, Textiles, and Art; together with other Ethnographic Decorations and a large offering of Antiquities and Beads from the Estate of Patti Cadby Birch.

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