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The Contents of Quawksnest Decorated by Bunny Williams

Wed, Mar 07, 2012 at 10am EST |
New York
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Almost 200 Lots from the Long Island Home to be Auctioned during the Doyle at Home Sale on March 7, 2012

  • Almost 200 Lots from the Long Island Home to be Auctioned during the Doyle at Home Sale on March 7, 2012
  • Fine Furniture, Decorations and Art from the Estates of Mary Stuart Krause and Bradley W. Krause
  • Also Featured Are 80 Lots of Decorative Asian Art

Image removed.Doyle New York will auction the contents of Quawksnest during the Doyle at Home sale on Wednesday, March 7, 2012 at 10am. Decorated by acclaimed designer Bunny Williams, Quawksnest was the Cutchogue, Long Island home of the late Bradley W. Krause and his wife, Mary Stuart Krause, whose great-grandfather, Stuart Hull Moore, built Quawksnest in 1896. The contents of Quawksnest will comprise almost 200 lots of furniture, decorations, silver, rugs and art in the March 7 sale. The public is invited to the exhibition on view from Saturday, March 3 through Tuesday, March 6.

Image removed.Bunny Williams opened her interior design company in 1988 after twenty-two years with the venerable decorating firm, Parish-Hadley Associates. Her highly developed sense of style has established her as one of the world’s leading interior designers. She creates comfortable, livable rooms that are timeless – rooms that are regularly featured in such publications as Architectural Digest, Elle Decor, House & Garden, and Town & Country. Bunny Williams is the 2012 Chairman of the prestigious Kips Bay Decorator Show House in Manhattan.

The popular Doyle at Home auctions attract thousands of Image removed.savvy, sophisticated buyers with an endless diversity of stylish furniture, elegant decorations, and attractive works of art from prominent estates and collections across the country. Designers, architects, magazine editors and other trend-setters look to the Doyle at Home auctions as a resource for exceptional objects that combine quality, value and style. These auctions have also become popular venues for the sale of property from designers’ own collections or for furnishings that they have incorporated into projects for their clients. Whether you are a seasoned collector decorating a penthouse on Park Avenue or a new bidder furnishing a loft in Tribeca, the Doyle at Home auctions provide exciting opportunities to recreate the stylish interiors showcased in today’s most influential shelter magazines. Discover one of New York’s most important design resources – Doyle at Home.

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