Big Thursday-Friday sale planned for July 21-22 by Philip Weiss Auctions Hundreds of quality, fresh-to-the-market lots in a rainbow of categories will cross the block on Thursday and Friday, July-21-22, at Philip Weiss Auctions, located at #1 Neil Court in Oceanside, N.Y.
News-Antique.com - Jul 05,2011 - (OCEANSIDE, N.Y.) – Hundreds of quality, fresh-to-the-market lots in a rainbow of categories will cross the block on Thursday and Friday, July-21-22, at Philip Weiss Auctions in the firm’s spacious showroom located at #1 Neil Court in Oceanside. Featured will be original artwork, porcelains, decorative accessories, toys, dolls, toy soldiers, toy trains and much more.
The auction will have special early start times of 2 p.m. on both days, with online bidding facilitated by Proxibid.com. Phone and absentee bids will also be accepted. Previews will be held the morning and early afternoon of each sale day, plus the week prior, during normal business hours, or by appointment. It will be the last sale of the 2011 summer for Philip Weiss Auctions.
The Thursday, July 21 session will be an estate sale, with merchandise hand-picked from prominent local estates and collections. Artwork will feature five paintings by Richard Pettibone (N.Y./ Calif., b. 1938), an artist known for pop-art copied paintings. Three will be depictions of Marilyn Monroe by Andy Warhol. Two will be oil on canvas renderings of Frank Stella works.
Additional fine art will include an etching by Robert B. Motherwell (N.Y./Conn., 1915-1991), titled The Wave; works by Jim Dine (N.Y./Ohio, b. 1935); paintings by Harry Hering (N.Y., 1887-1967) and Donald Purdy (Conn., b. 1924); an ivory, bronze and marble statue by Gustav Schmidt-Cassel (German, 1867-1954), titled Eastern Dancer; a collection of works by Yaacov Gipstein Agam (N.Y./Israel/France, b. 1928); and other collected works by noted artists.
Antique porcelains will feature pieces by Royal Doulton, Capidomonte, Rudolstadt, Meissen and Satsuma. Antique glass will include Mosier/Bohemian, Venetian, Murano and more. Also offered will be an early wood painted icon with sterling silver overlay, Armani figurines, mid-20th century modern furniture, Oriental rugs and a pair of carved Asian statues.
Gorgeous crystal and fine estate silver will not be in short supply. Some expected star lots will include an incredible large crystal vase, a crystal set of 12 Lalique Honfleur ice cream bowls with underplates, a sterling silver Reed & Barton Francis I bowl, a 107-piece Reed & Barton flatware service for 12, George Jensen serving pieces, and a rare F & R Pikehammer tea set.
Rounding out a short list of the day's anticipated top lots will be a Louis XVI-style vanity and marble-top dresser, a Sven Madsen-designed Danish desk, a Coalport Hong Kong dinner set, a 90-piece Minton Chevron H5002 china service for 12, a Baccarat decanter, and Steuben bowls.
The Friday, July 22 session will feature a nice collection of toy soldiers, to include Britains, Mignot and other assorted figures, many to be sold in group lots. Vintage toy trains will include a rare Stirling single GNR steam engine and tender, H-O brass engines, and rare pieces by highly collectible makers such as Lionel, American Flyer, MTH, Williams, K-Line and more.
Also offered will be a collection of original mint-on-card Star Wars figures by Kenner, a grouping of new-in-the-box Japanese Transformer toys, vintage tin lithographed toys (by Marx, Unique Art