Including American Furniture from the Estate of Sara K. Greene of North Carolina
Featuring the Elinor Gordon Gallery Collection of Chinese Export Porcelain
Offering a Wide Selection of American Paintings and Historical and Decorative Prints
Doyle New York will hold an auction of American Furniture and Decorative Arts on Tuesday, April 13, 2010 at 10am. The auction showcases furniture and decorations from the colonial period through the Federal and Classical styles to the mid-19th century. Silver, ceramics, mirrors, Chinese Export porcelain, and rugs will also be offered. Complementing the furniture and decorations will be paintings and historical and decorative prints. The exhibition will be open to the public from Friday, April 9 through Monday, April 12. Doyle New York is located at 175 East 87th Street in Manhattan.
The Estate of Sara K. Greene
Highlighting the furniture and decorative arts are over 40 lots from the estate of Sara K. Greene of North Carolina. Featured are a Queen Anne walnut bonnet top high chest from Salem, MA, circa 1760; a Federal tall case clock, the dial signed Aaron Willard; a New York Chippendale kneehole desk; a pair of Philadelphia Chippendale walnut side chairs; and a Massachusetts Chippendale serpentine slant-front desk.
The Elinor Gordon Gallery Collection
A special section of the sale will showcase over 200 lots of Chinese export porcelain from the Elinor Gordon Gallery Collection, comprising the inventory from her famed gallery in Villanova, PA. Certain to attract attention are approximately 50 lots of armorial porcelain, in addition to a large selection of Chinese export orange Fitzhugh porcelain and other patterns.
The Prints section of the sale offers examples by Currier & Ives and After John James Audubon, as well as topographical and historical prints.
Ship portraits of the New Jersey and the Kentucky by Antonio Jacobsen highlight the selection of American paintings. Other offerings include views of the American west and landscapes by Eliza Barchus, Anna Richards Brewster, William Ongley, Carl Philipp Weber, Leonard Howard Reedy and Lone Wolf, in addition to a seascape by Franklin Dullin Briscoe and a selection of 19th century still life paintings.