the sale and the auction also includes Chinese paintings from private collections including a spectacular painting by Wang Jin on a Qing Dynasty tile (est. $25,000-$35,000).
20TH CENTURY DESIGN Exhibition opens: 12 March 17 March 2010
FINEST AND RAREST WINES 20 March 2010
On 20 March Sotheby’s New York will offer the collection of the late Lloyd Flatt, one of the foremost early American wine collectors. The collection is made up of top Bordeaux, Burgundy and Champagne and follows the death of Mr. Flatt in January 2008. The cellar offers an insight to this remarkable collector and his approach to enjoying wine. Mr. Flatt was known for hosting legendary tastings at which he would open treasures from his cellar and was described as “one of the country's premier wine collectors” by the Washington Post in an obituary in February 2008. The collection is estimated to fetch in
excess of $600,000; among the highlights are – from Bordeaux, a 4.5l Jeroboam of 1959 Lafite Rothschild, est. $20,000-30,000 and a case of 1989 Haut Brion Blanc est. $10,000-15,000. From Burgundy, two 6L 1983 Montrachet est. $8,000-11,000 each and among the great Champagne on offer is two 6L 1990 Louis Roederer Cristal Millennium Mathusalem est. $10,000-15,000 each.
CHINESE WORKS OF ART Exhibition opens: 19 March 23 March 2010
INDIAN & SOUTHEAST ASIAN Exhibition opens: 19 March 24 March 2010
IMPRESSIONIST & MODERN ART Exhibition opens: 20 March 25 March 2010
The sale of Impressionist and Modern Art, including Russian Art on March 25th, 2010 features a diverse range of European artists including Impressionist paintings by Albert Lebourg and Georges D’Espagnat and works on paper by Paul Signac, Camille Pissarro and Henri Toulouse-Lautrec. This auction also offers fine examples of Modernist drawings by Rudolf Bauer, sold to benefit The Johns Hopkins University and Jean Cocteau. The Russian section is particularly strong with examples by Natalia Goncharova from the Schreiber Collection and two colorful works by Jean Pougny. Property from other private collections includes The Estate of Mary Warburg and the Arthur M. Sackler Collections. (pictured: Property from the
Collection of Arnell Lewis Land sold to benefit The Johns Hopkins University, Department of the History of Art, Albert Lebourg, Le Port Et La Cathédrale De Rouen, (Est. $10/15,000)...