Big estate sale planned for June 9 & 11 by Philip Weiss Auctions A huge two-day multi-estate sale slated for non-consecutive days (June 9 and 11) will be held by Philip Weiss Auctions, in the firm’s spacious showroom located at #1 Neil Court in Oceanside, New York.
of Aspen Magazines; 1924 Mozarts’s Don Giovanni by B. Cassirer, and high-end art books (to include Estampes Limited Edition with signed lithos, four volumes of Picasso signed lithos, and George Barbier’s book Designs on the Dances of Vaslav Nijinsky).
Also offered will be a large collection of books from estates, to be sold in bulk lots. Photography will include two original photos by Andre Kertesz, and a group of original photos by George Barris (including Marilyn Monroe from the Last Sitting session). Also offered will be etchings and early maps. And fans of comics, comic art and animation will not be disappointed.
The category will be highlighted by three fresh Charles Schulz Peanuts dailies, several estate comic collections, a nice selection of CGC-graded comics, a great run of Weird Tales and Vintage Picture Play magazines, animation production art, Disney animation cels, an original Carl Barks Donald Duck watercolor, and a Golden Fleece deluxe edition artist’s proof on wood.
Music and rock ‘n’ roll items will include a Charlie Parker signed menu, Billy Joel grade school photos and autograph, high-end rock posters (to include Led Zeppelin, Jimi Hendrix, the Grateful Dead and more), a set of four Beatles posters by Richard Avedon, a selection of signed guitars, and jazz autographs (Dizzie Gillespie, Nat “King” Cole, Louie Armstrong and others).
Art and paintings in the Thursday session will feature original oils by Sir Henry Raeburn of Penelope Dering (the “Mistress to the 3rd Earl of Aberdeen”), a portrait of Cornelius van Slingelandt by Hieronymus Van Der Lij, two oils by Pal Fried (including a large nude), a battle scene after Philips Wouwerman, and works by Rockwell Kent, Charles Levier, Rolph Scarlett, R.A. Paulings (portraits), William Meyerowitz, Desmond Heelry, Mihail Chemiakin and others.
Also offered will be the Currier & Ives folio set Four Seasons of Life in high grade, as well as the smaller set Homestead series; a collection of opera illustrations and signed Hockney posters; 30-50 lots of high-end sterling silver; and Tiffany pieces, to include an unusual glass and silver compote, a signed lamp, blotter ends, an inkwell, a great Sphinx paperweight and more.
Bronze pieces will include a selection of erotic Vienna bronze statues by Franz Bergmann, a dore bronze clock with an ornate stand, and bronze creations by Louis Oury, Carl Kauba and Moreau. A large collection of Kittinger furniture will feature eight dining room chairs, a side board, side tables, a bedroom set, tall bookcases, sofas, love seats and more.
Decorative accessories will include a collection of Moser glass, Meissen figures, early Capodimionti statues, a Picasso pottery vase, signed Pairpoint lamps, Lladro figures, Royal Doulton Toby jugs, Hummel figurines, art pottery, art glass, paperweights, ivory statues, a bronze alabaster gargoyle and eagle chandelier, and a pair of architectural terra cotta griffins.
Rounding out just some of the expected top lots from the Thursday session are an Art & Crafts Stickley Brothers bookcase with the original paper label, a gold gilt gargoyle library table with marble top, an