Two-day, three-session multi-estate sale planned for Jan. 19-20 by Philip Weiss Auctions A huge two-day, three-session multi-estate sale featuring hundreds of quality, fresh-to-the-market lots will be held Jan. 19-20 by Philip Weiss Auctions, aT the firmís gallery in Oceanside, N.Y.
News-Antique.com - Dec 22,2011 - (OCEANSIDE, N.Y.) Ė A huge two-day, three-session multi-estate sale featuring hundreds of quality, fresh-to-the-market lots of original artwork, fine porcelain, Hollywood memorabilia, movie posters, pop culture and rock Ďní roll items and more will be held Jan. 19-20 by Philip Weiss Auctions, in the firmís gallery facility located at #1 Neil Court in Oceanside.
The event will kick off on Thursday, Jan. 19, at 2 p.m. (EST), with a large number of original paintings and artwork. Certain to attract bidder interest will be a pair of charcoal works by Willem de Kooning (1904-1997), an oil painting by the Western genre artist and illustrator William de la Montagne Cary (1840-1922), and three bronze statues by Charles Bragg (b. 1931).
But two pieces in particular are expected to really excite the crowd. One is an original oil on canvas by Jefferson David Chalfant (Pa./Del., 1856-1931), titled Doux Souvenir. The painting comes with an impeccable provenance from the Brandywine Museum. Mr. Chalfant was a multi-talented artist, known for his genre work, brightly illuminated interiors, still lifes and portraits.
The other is an original oil on canvas by Jan Van Chelminski (N.Y./Poland, 1851-1925), depicting a Napoleonic officer. Van Chelminski became quite famous in the late 19th and early 20th centuries and was widely collected by legions of wealthy fans on both sides of the Atlantic. Also sold will be an original pen-and-ink illustration by John F. Peto (N.Y./Penn., 1854-1907).
Decorative accessories will also change hands on Jan. 19. Examples include a rare Argy Rousseau pate de verre lamp, a pair of hand-blown Murano glass vases by Master Bruno Bruber (each one hand-engraved and painted using precious metals, including 24kt gold), Part 3 of a single-owner Royal Doulton figurine collection, Hummels, carnival glass, Stangl birds and more.
A nice selection of period furniture will be highlighted by two fantastic dressing tables. Also sold will be sterling silver pieces (to include three fantastic sterling flatware sets by Tiffany & Co., Wallace Grand Baroque and a large Gorham set), a large collection of gold jewelry and watches (including an 18kt gold Jules Jurgensen ladiesí watch), a fine silk prayer rug and more.
From the estate of Lily and Louis Calderon will come three large stained glass windows in the style of Tiffany, a great collection of clocks, furniture pieces, bronzes, ivory, slag glass lamps, paintings, Orientalia and more. A preview will be held the day of the sale, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., when the first gavel comes down, and all week leading up to the sale, or by appointment.
The first Friday session, starting at 2 p.m., will feature Hollywood and rock Ďní roll memorabilia, movie posters and pop culture items. Included will be photos and other material from the Lester Glassner estate, vintage movie posters, box lots of photos, negatives, original Broadway window cards, playbills and original artwork for 1920s and Ď30s theater magazines.
Also sold will be a large collection of original movie costumes, to include a Jane Russell costume from The Outlaw,