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English & Continental Furniture & Decorative Arts / Old Master Paintings & Drawings

Wed, Oct 25, 2017 at 10am EDT |
New York
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Featuring the Estate of Anne Marie Aberbach and the Collection of Anne Eisenhower

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  • Auction of English & Continental Furniture & Decorative Arts, Including Old Master Paintings & Drawings on October 25, 2017 in New York
  • Featuring Property from the Estate of Anne Marie Aberbach and the Collection of Anne Eisenhower

NEW YORK, NY -- Doyle held an auction of English and Continental Furniture and Decorative Arts, and Old Master Paintings and Drawings on October 25, 2017. The sale presented a broad selection of furniture and decorative arts, including Georgian silver, porcelain, mirrors, clocks, chandeliers, tapestries and rugs. Old Master paintings and drawings offer landscapes, still lifes, portraits and religious subjects by European artists from the Renaissance to the 19th century.

Highlighting the sale was an impressive Neoclassical micro mosaic and specimen marble top centered by a scene of the Birds of Pliny, diameter 43 1/4. Intense competition drove the bidding far over its estimate of $12,000-18,000 to achieve $50,000.

A feature of the sale was property from the Estate of Anne Marie Aberbach. This exceptional collection comprised elegant French furniture and decorations assembled by Anne Marie Aberbach and her husband, music publisher Julian J. Aberbach, who worked with Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash and Edith Piaf. Highlighting the collection was a transitional Louis XV/Louis XVI commode à la grecque that reflects the very high quality work of the French cabinetmakers Simon Oeben, maître in 1769, and his brother, Jean-François, who was named ébéniste du roi in 1754. Read More

The sale also offered property from the collection of acclaimed interior designer Anne Eisenhower. Her collection comprises stylish furniture and decorations ranging from a pair of impressive Regency style giltwood consoles supported by dolphins to a whimsical zebra-painted folding table designed by the legendary decorator Albert Hadley. Read More

Paintings in the sale featured Travelers on a Road, Winter by Italian artist Stefano Bruzzi (1835-1911), which fetched $40,625, far over its estimate of $8,000-15,000. Property of a New York Museum, the work was a fine example of the artist’s much-admired landscapes with figures.

Old Master drawings sold strongly at the auction, with an Italian School 16th century depiction of the Lamentation over the Body of Christ soaring past its estimate of $1,000-2,000 to achieve $20,000.


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Consignments are currently being accepted for the January 2018 auction of Old Master Paintings & Drawings, English & Continental Furniture & Decorations, and Russian Works of Art. We invite you to contact us for a complimentary auction appraisal. Our specialists are always available to discuss the sale of a single item or an entire collection.
For information, please contact:
Peter Lang, Furniture & Decorations, 212-427-4141, ext 274, Furniture@Doyle.com
Elaine Stainton, Paintings, 212-427-4141, ext 249, Paintings@Doyle.com
Todd Sell, Silver, 212-427-4141, ext 269, Silver@Doyle.com
Mark Moehrke, Russian Works of Art, 212-427-4141, ext 272, Russian@Doyle.com

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  • Estate of a New York Lady
  • Estate of Anne Marie Aberbach
  • Estate of Anne Murray
  • Estate of Charles Austin Buck
  • Estate of Dorothy J. Henry
  • Estate of Eleanor Johnson
  • Estate of Eve G. Kingsland
  • Estate of George Labalme, Jr.
  • Estate of Harry Oppenheimer
  • Estate of Henriette Montgomery
  • Estate of Mary Kettaneh
  • Estate of Pamela Banker
  • Estate of Stephen Stempler
  • Property Formerly from the Estate of James Lane Jefferson
  • Property from a New York Private Collection
  • Property from a New York Private Estate
  • Property from a Palm Beach Collection
  • Property from a Pennsylvania Collection
  • Property from a Private Minneapolis Collection
  • Property from a Private New York Estate
  • Property from a Prominent Philadelphia Family
  • Property from an Old European Family
  • Property from the Collection of Anne Eisenhower
  • Property from the Collection of Bennett and Judie Weinstock
  • Property of a Connecticut Collector
  • Property of a Lady
  • Property of a Manhattan Lady
  • Property of a New York City Private Collector
  • Property of a New York Estate
  • Property of a New York Museum
  • Property of a Santa Barbara Collector
  • The Collection of Adolfo
  • The Collection of Cecilia and Willem Schupf
  • The James P. and Joan M. Warburg Collection
  • The Nelson Doubleday, Jr. Collection
  • The property of Doyle New York
  • The Spanierman Gallery, LLC

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