Successful Auction of An Upper East Side Private Collection on August 12, 2021
Total More than Doubles the Estimate and Every Lot Sold -- A White Glove Sale!
Consignments Are Currently Being Accepted for Future Auctions
NEW YORK, NY -- Doyle continued the popular auction category of Special Collections with the highly successful sale of An Upper East Side Private Collection on August 12, 2021. This fascinating connoisseur’s collection showcased Old Master to 19th century paintings, drawings and prints, China Trade paintings and Asian works of art, English and Continental furniture and porcelain and silver. Also featured were fine English late 16th to 19th century needlework, Continental textiles, books and items of travel and nautical interest.
With competitive international bidding, the sale totaled a successful $540,635, more than doubling the pre-sale estimate of $172,375-269,550, with a stunning 100% of the lots sold by lot and by value -- a White Glove Sale with every lot sold!
Collectors, decorators and dealers on both sides of the Atlantic drove strong prices for traditional English furniture in the sale. Highlighting the auction was a pair of Queen Anne walnut stools, circa 1710, that attracted determined bidders who sent the stools sparing past their estimate of $2,500-3,500 to achieve a stunning $20,160. A set of four George III mahogany side chairs estimated at $2,000-3,000 realized an exceptional $10,710.
The top lot of the Old Master paintings and drawings section of the sale was a late 18th/early 19th century Chinese export painting depicting a poignant scene of A Shipwrecked Sailor Boy Telling his Story at a Cottage Door that sold for $11,970, many times its estimate of $1,000-2,000.
All prices include the Buyer's Premium.
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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]
Paintings: Elaine Stainton, 212-427-4141, ext 249, [email protected]
Prints: Cynthia Klein, 212-427-4141, ext 246, [email protected]
Asian Art: Richard Cervantes, 212-427-4141, ext 299, [email protected]