American Paintings, Furniture & Decorative ArtsWed, Oct 03, 2018 at 10am EDT |
Auction of American Paintings, Furniture and Decorative Arts on October 3, 2018
Including 19th and Early 20th Century Paintings and Prints
Featuring Property from a Prominent Connecticut Estate
NEW YORK, NY -- Doyle will hold an auction of American Paintings, Furniture and Decorative Arts on Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at 10am. Featured in the fine art section of the sale will be a broad range of American paintings, including 19th century portraits, Hudson River School views, Western-themed landscapes and sculpture, fine examples of naïve painting, and still lifes. Also offered are Audubon, Currier & Ives and topographical prints.
American furniture and decorative arts showcase examples dating from the Colonial period through the Federal and Classical styles, including silver, ceramics, mirrors, folk art, quilts and samplers, in addition to Chinese export porcelain and rugs.
A native of Philadelphia, William Trost Richards (1883-1905) studied with such noted landscape painters Paul Weber and William Stanley Haseltine and exhibited at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. He traveled widely and painted and sketched the landscapes of the Adirondacks and the coasts of New England, as well as Germany, Italy and France. Stormy Seas with Whitecaps from 1904 is a superb example of the late coastal scenes for which he is best known (est. $100,000-150,000).
American furniture offers a Queen Anne walnut tall chest from the mid-18th century with removable foliate carved cabriole legs with Spanish feet. The shaped frieze drawers and paneled sides are distinctive Chester County, PA characteristics (est. $5,000-7,000).
The silver section of the sale features an American silver covered tankard made circa 1855 by H.B. Stanwood & Co., which operated a luxurious silverware and jewelry establishment in Boston. The tankard is naturalistically designed with an all-over pattern of grape vines and a branch-form handle (est. $2,000-3,000).
Property from a Prominent Connecticut Estate
A special section of the sale is devoted to property from a Prominent Connecticut Estate. Among the extensive offerings from a Prominent Connecticut Estate are a tall case clock by Aaron Willard, a bronze plaque by Paul Manship a Russian enamel casket, Swiss gold zarfs, and numerous American chests, mirrors, clocks, chairs and paintings. Read More
We Invite You to Auction!
Consignments are currently being accepted for the Spring 2019 auction of American Paintings, Furniture and Decorative Arts. 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:
Paintings: Bill Fiddler, 212-427-4141, ext. 249, or paintings@Doyle.com
Furniture and Decorative Arts: David A. Gallager, 212-427-4141, ext. 271, or american@Doyle.com
Silver: Todd Sell, 212-427-4141, ext. 269, or silver@Doyle.com