Current Auction

American Paintings, Furniture & Decorative Arts

Wed, Oct 03, 2018 at 10am EDT |
New York
2018-10-03 10:00:00 2018-10-03 18:00:00 America/New_York American Paintings, Furniture and Decorative Arts . Please note that the end time is an estimate based on average auction duration and is not guaranteed; auctions may end earlier or later than their estimated end time. New York Doyle
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Exhibition Dates
Sat, Sep 29
10am – 5pm

Sun, Sep 30
12pm – 5pm

Mon, Oct 01
10am – 6pm


Doyle New York
175 East 87th Street
New York,  NY  10128

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  • 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
Furniture and Decorative Arts: David A. Gallager, 212-427-4141, ext. 271, or
Silver: Todd Sell, 212-427-4141, ext. 269, or

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Janice Youngren
212-427-4141, ext 207

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Alanna Sutherland
212-427-4141, ext 242
Fax: 212-427-7526

Sales Specialists

Bill Fiddler
212-427-4141, ext 249

David A. Gallager
212-427-4141, ext 271

Todd Sell
212-427-4141, ext 269

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212-427-4141, ext 201

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Louis LeB. Webre
SVP, Marketing & Media
212-427-4141, ext 232

  • Connecticut Private Collection
  • Estate of a European Collector
  • Estate of Albert Bruce Connor
  • Estate of Donald Clifford, Jr.
  • Estate of Edwin P. McLaury
  • Estate of Eleanor Johnson
  • Estate of Felice Ross
  • Estate of Howard S. Smith
  • Estate of Lili Israel
  • Estate of Marcella Katz
  • Estate of Peter K. and Kathleen B. Leisure
  • Estate of Swanhild N. Castle
  • Estates of Lucille and Charles Plotz
  • Property from a Prominent Connecticut Estate
  • Property from the Estate of a Long Island Lady
  • Property from the Estate of Wendy Vanderbilt Lehman
  • Property from the Wynant D. Vanderpoel Trust
  • Property of a Bedminster, New Jersey Collector
  • Property of a Long Island Estate
  • Property of Descendants of Charles Izard Manigault
  • Property of Sheldon and Judith Streisand
  • The Estate of Barbara Wainscott
  • The James P. and Joan M. Warburg Collection

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