Neue Auctions online art and antiques auction on Saturday,
Beachwood, OH, USA, September 16, 2021 – Neue Auctions’ Online Only Art and Antiques Auction on Saturday, September 25 at 10 a.m. EST is one more exciting offer of 400 lots including undiscovered finds in many categories. Most were acquired from regional estates and longtime collectors. Paintings, works on paper, glass and Asian ceramics will go under the hammer.
Internet auctions will be facilitated by two platforms: Liveauctioneers.com and Invaluable.com.
The list of artists in the auction reads like a who’s who in the fine art world, names like Henri Matisse, Charles Burchfield, Georges Braque, John Cyril Harrison, Emilio Sanchez Perrier, Mauritz Frederik De Haas, Franklin D Briscoe, Andre Gisson and many others. The superb collection of glass includes magnificent examples of Galle, Legras, Muller Frères, Daum and others.
“We are also privileged to offer many mid-century modern pieces from a home in Akron, Ohio, where the interior designer was Isabelle Lichtenstein, wife of famous artist Roy Lichtenstein” said Bridget McWilliams, valuation services specialist at New Auctions. “In fact, Roy hung the curtains in the house. The couple worked there in the late 1950s and 1960s. “
House items include an upholstered teak lounge chair from the Japan series (1957), designed by Finn Juhl for France and Son (Denmark) and retailed by John Stuart (estimate: $ 600 to $ 1,000); and a two-piece rectangular Jens Risom walnut credenza, the left side with a hinged blind door and revolving door and the right side with four long graduated doors (estimate: $ 500 to $ 1,000).
The paintings category will feature an oil on marine canvas by Mauritz Frederik De Haas (Dutch / American, 1832-1895), depicting a rocky coast with figures along the rocks and sails at sea, signed (estimate: $ 4,000 – 6 $ 000); and an oil on wood panel scene of a quiet river with two boys in a boat by Emilio Sanchez Perrier (Spanish, 1855-1907), also signed (estimate: $ 6,000- $ 9,000).
A lithograph on Arches paper by Alberto Giacometti (Swiss, 1901-1966), titled House in Majolica, signed lower right and numbered (“26/65”) and matted and framed, is expected to fetch $ 4,000 to $ 6,000 ; while an etching on chine colle by Henri Matisse (French, 1869-1954), entitled Nu Pour Cleveland (1932), signed and numbered (“231/250”) is estimated between $ 4,000 and $ 6,000 .
The exceptional glass collection consists of approximately 75 pieces in total and includes cameo glass and Victorian glass. Galle’s tracks are expected to do particularly well. Here are some examples :
– A large Galle, Lilies cameo glass vase, 23 inches tall, baluster shaped with incised Galle signature, cameo carved with fleur-de-lis on long leafy stems (estimate: $ 3,000 – $ 5,000).
– A Galle cameo glass panoramic table lamp, the base with tall pine trees in a mountain landscape, the shade showing eagles soaring above the clouds, 14 inches tall (estimate: $ 3,000 – $ 5,000).
– A Galle cameo blown glass vase with a Plums design, 15 ½ inches tall, baluster shaped, fire polished with heavy hanging branches of plums (estimate: $ 3,000 – $ 5,000).
Fans and silver collectors will have plenty to consider, including a sterling silver Gorham Buttercup cutlery set (estimate: $ 2,000 – $ 4,000); a Towle sterling silver cutlery set in the King Richard pattern in a fitted felt-lined case, weighing 90.66511 oz. Troy; and several pieces of Old English silverware, including a sterling silver Hester Bateman tea caddy from 1784 (estimate: $ 800 – $ 1,200).
Other Old English silver coins include a silver living water heater and stand (London, 1826), possibly by Allen Dominy (estimate: $ 400- $ 700); two gadrooned silver dishes (London, 1801), each engraved with a crest and a unicorn motto (estimate: $ 500-1000); and a sterling silver mug (London, 1804), adorned with a vermeil figure of a running fox (estimate: $ 800 – $ 1,200).
Quality furnishings will include a console with an early 19th century English Regency marble top on fluted column supports, painted in faux wood with a gold leaf pattern (estimate: $ 1,500 to $ 2,500); and an 18th-century Chinese Chippendale armchair with an arched crest rail over a scalloped backrest, with scrolled armrests and scalloped side supports above an upholstered seat (estimate: $ 1,000 to $ 2,000).
A fine collection of oil paintings by the American artist Andre (Gittelson) Gisson (1921-2003) will be offered, a couple whose provenance traces them to the Vixseboxse Art Galleries in Cleveland. They include Portrait of a Girl with a Lavender Hat and Portrait of a Girl with a White Bow. Both are artist-signed, framed, and carry identical presale estimates of $ 400 to $ 800.
Gisson’s works with higher estimates include a beautiful oil on linen canvas Still Life with Flowers signed upper right and housed in a 32 inch by 38 inch frame (estimate: $ 1,000 to $ 2,000); and a colorful and vibrant oil on canvas Parisian street scene, signed lower left and with a canvas format of 24 inches by 12 inches (on sight, less frame). He should change hands for $ 600 to $ 1,000.
A lithograph on paper by Charles Burchfield (American, 1893-1967), entitled Summer Benediction, the Print Club of Cleveland publication # 31 for 1953, edition of 250 plus 10, has an estimate of $ 1,500 to $ 2,500; while a workman’s lithograph by Edward Arthur Wilson (Scottish / American, 1872-1912), titled The Propeller (1941), from a 200 edition, is expected to end between $ 200 and $ 400.
Two of the auction’s most intriguing artworks is a color woodblock print with embossing on handmade paper by Katharine Hood McCormick (American, 1882–1960), titled Rittenhouse Square, Spring, signed, titled and matted (estimate: $ 1,000 to $ 2,000); and an offset lithograph film poster for Andy Warhol’s 1968 film Flesh, starring Joe D’Allessandro (estimate: $ 100-200).
Returning to Akron’s home, other mid-century modern treasures include a Massimo Vignelli glass pendant light for Venini from around 1950-60s having a conical shade with concentric rings of blue, green, brown glass. and plum (estimate: $ 400- $ 700); and a Charles and Ray Eames rocker for Herman Miller with an orange molded fiberglass seat (estimate: $ 400- $ 600).
Other pieces from the Akron House will include an 11-inch tall Venini glass pendant from the 1950s-60s with an expanding pattern of vertical stripes in yellow and red (estimate: $ 400- $ 700); a Ludwig Mies van Der Rohe Barcelona lounge chair for Knoll International, with black tufted leather upholstery on an X-shaped chrome steel base (estimate: $ 700- $ 900); and an Eero Saarinen Womb chair and ottoman, with a steel frame and wool upholstery (estimate: $ 300- $ 600).
To learn more about Neue Auctions and the art and antiques auction scheduled for Saturday, September 25 at 10 a.m. EST, visit www.neueauctions.com.
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