Cordier Auctions to Offer Important Herter Brothers Cabinet in Their Fall Auction November 6 & 7 Cordier Antiques & Auctions will be offering a rare and important Herter Brothers cabinet in their Two Day Fall Antique & Fine Art Auction November 6 and 7 in Camp Hill, Pennsylvania (near Harrisburg)
housing a fully feathered automaton bird above the dial and is estimated at $25,000 to $35,000.
A collection of over twenty Mettlach steins will offered in the Ceramics category as well as a pair of 17th century Italian Urbino Majolica urns decorated with chimeras and a Newcomb College moon and moss vase. Textiles will feature an early 19th century silk and watercolor mourning needlepoint and a schoolgirl embroidered map. A highlight among Musical Instruments is a Steinway baby grand Model S inlaid art case piano (estimate $20,000 to $30,000). Another interesting lot will be a large single owner collection of early Enrico Caruso recordings.
A number of portraits will be part of the Fine Art offerings including a portrait of Lt. William Snow Steele of the Royal American Regiment attributed to Allan Ramsay (English, 1713-1784). Others include a portrait of Mary (Mrs. Michael) Morgan Clayfield attributed to Angelica Kauffman (English, 1741-1807) and a portrait of Sally Kilbourne Hyde (1772-1849) attributed to Erastus Salisbury Field (American, 1805-1900). Among bronzes will be Amazon's Farewell by Hermann Otto Haese-Ilsenburg (German, 1879-1960) and a sculpture of a goat with two kids by Georges Lucien Vacossin (French, 1870-1942).
A painting by Jackson Pollock's wife Lee Lenore Krasner (American, 1908-19884) will be offered as will a drawing entitled “Mother Africa” by Horace Pippin (American, 1888-1946) that is noted to have been the property of Bernice Abbott, the American photographer. Other artists to be represented include Ralph Albert Blakelock (American, 1847-1919), John Charles Terelak (American, born 1942), and Van Zeebroeck (Dutch, 19th century). A good selection of prints will be offered including examples by Erte and Icart as well as a collection of over twenty Currier & Ives prints including “Clipper Ship 'Ocean Express'” and “Ethan Allen and Mate and Dexter”.
A full online catalogue of the two day auction is available by visiting www.CordierAntiques.com. Questions can be directed to Cordier Antiques & Auctions at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 717-731-8662.