English & Continental Furniture, Silver & Decorative Arts
Auction of English & Continental Furniture Silver, & Decorative Arts on June 11, 2020 at 10am
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NEW YORK, NY -- Doyle will hold an auction of English & Continental Furniture, Silver & Decorative Arts on Thursday, June 11, 2020 at 10am. The sale will present a broad selection of furniture and decorative arts, including Georgian silver; English, Continental and Chinese export porcelain; sculpture; clocks; chandeliers; tapestries and rugs.
The Estate of Pauline Ireland
Doyle is honored to auction artwork, furniture and decorative arts from the Estate of Pauline Ireland. Born in Birmingham, Alabama, Pauline was educated at Brooke Hill, Chatham Hall and Hollins College where she majored in Music. In addition to music, Pauline was passionate about art, culture and philanthropy. She served on volunteer groups, Boards and advisory committees of the Junior League, St. Luke's Church, Advent Episcopal Church, the Birmingham Museum of Art, the Alys Stephens Center and many others. A gracious hostess, Pauline loved celebration and was known for her memorable parties. She was also an adventurous traveler and was as comfortable camping on wilderness rivers in the West as she was staying at the St. Regis Hotel. Her collection reflects her sophisticated eye for quality and unique sense of style.
Among the offerings from the Estate are an early 18th century Continental Baroque black-japanned and parcel-gilt cabinet on stand decorated with chinoserie designs in the manner of Stalker and Parker (est. $2,000-4,000) and a German porcelain dinner service and tablewares in the 'Indian' pattern marked with the Meissen blue crossed swords (est. $5,000-7,000). An engraving by Italian artist Canaletto (1697-1768) depicts a View of a Town on a River Bank (est. $4,000-6,000).
Property from the Estate of Pauline Ireland will be offered in two June sales: Old Master & 19th Century Paintings, Drawings & Sculpture on June 3 (View Lots) and English & Continental Furniture, Silver & Decorative Arts on June 11 (View Lots).
Property of Mary Helen McCoy Fine Antiques and Interiors
A special section of the sale will showcase Property of Mary Helen McCoy Fine Antiques and Interiors of Memphis, Tennessee, one of the South's most important design resources for Continental furniture and decorative arts. Read More
Property from Other Estates and Collections
Property from other estates and collections features a pair of Regency giltwood and gilt-composition large convex mirrors, first quarter 19th century, each surmounted by an impressive crest with a displayed eagle over an oak wreath (est. $6,000-9,000).
The selection of clocks features a handsome George II green- and gilt-japanned longcase clock from the Estate of Laura M. Mako, the face signed Ja. Dalziel, Fraserburgh (est. $2,000-4,000).
The auction offers a strong section devoted to English and Continental silver with examples by prominent makers spanning the 18th through 20th centuries. Among the Georgian silver are pieces by such makers as Philip Rundell, Paul Storr and Joseph Angel, highlighted by a set of twenty-four George III dinner plates by Naphtali Hart, London, 1810, from the Property of an International Collector (est. $15,000-25,000).
Other notable offerings include a George III tea urn by Thomas Holland, London, 1806, from the Estate of Miriam K. Rothenberg (est. $3,000-5,000) and an exquisite George III silver-gilt chinoiserie decorated tea caddy by Thomas Heming, London, 1770, from the Property of a Georgia Private Collector (est. $2,000-3,000). The original design for this form by Paul de Lamerie is dated 1752 and a pair of tea caddies and sugar box are in the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, gifted by Alan and Simone Hartman.
More recent offerings include a selection of objects by Buccellati, featuring a rare table lamp (est. $4,000-6,000) and figures of the four seasons (est. $2,000-4,000).
Payment can be made in the following ways:
· By credit card (an additional 2.9% fee will be charged)
· By wire transfer. For instructions, please email [email protected]
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We Invite You to Auction!
Consignments are currently being accepted for future auctions. We invite you to contact us for a complimentary auction evaluation. Our specialists are always available to discuss the sale of a single item or an entire collection.
For information, please contact:
Furniture & Decorations, Peter Lang, 212-427-4141, ext 274, [email protected]
Silver: Todd Sell, 212-427-4141, ext 269, [email protected]
Rugs, Carpets & Tapestries: Mark Topalian, 212-427-4141, ext 243, [email protected]