Cottone Auctions is bursting into fall with a big Fine Art & Antiques Auction, September 23rd-24th Riding a wave of successful auctions, and following an anniversary sale in March that grossed $1.7 million, Cottone Auctions is back for a curtain call with a Fine Art & Antiques Auction, Sept. 23-24.
News-Antique.com - Sep 09,2016 - GENESEO, N.Y. Ė Riding a wave of successful auctions, and following a 30th year anniversary sale in March that grossed $1.7 million, Cottone Auctions is back for a curtain call with another Fine Art & Antiques Auction, on Friday and Saturday, Sept. 23-24, in the firmís gallery at 120 Court Street in Geneseo. Start times are 12 noon on Friday and 11 am on Saturday, Eastern time.
The September 23rd session will feature 20th century design items, Asian art, Egyptian objects, estate jewelry pieces, Oriental rugs, Roman antiques, Russian icons, tribal art and fine silver. Previews will be held on Thursday, September 22nd, from noon to 6 pm; Friday, September 23rd, from 9 am until 12 noon; Saturday, September 24th, from 9-11 am; or anytime by appointment.
The September 24th session will feature the Evan and Olga Edwards clock collection, as well as Americana, furniture, lamps, art glass, pottery, militaria, Native American collectibles, paintings and prints, scientific items, shelf clocks, antique tall case and wall clocks, silver, sculptures and decorative items. Internet bidding will be provided by LiveAuctioneers.com and Invaluable.com.
The clock collection of Evan and Olga Edwards features more than 75 clocks and chronometers. Evan joined the National Association of Watch & Clock Collectors in 1973 and at one time was elected as its director. He is a recognized authority on Abner Jones clocks, specializes in early American clocks with unusual movements, and has several Joseph Ives clocks in his collection.
Shelf clocks in the sale will include an early 19th century David Studley clock (Hanover, Mass.), estimated at $7,000-$10,000; a rare early 19th century Joseph Ives Brooklyn model clock thatís 28 inches tall and should bring $5,000-$8,000; and shelf clocks by Dr. Titus Merriman, J. C. Brown (an Acorn clock, for Forrestville in Bristol, Conn.), and Eli Terry (pillar and scroll clock).
Tall case and wall clocks will include a Joshua Wilder (Hingham, Mass.) dwarf clock, circa 1810, estimated at $15,000-$25,000; a Juvet & Co. (Canajoharie, N.Y.) floor model globe clock with a $7,000-$10,000 estimate; an A. Willard (Boston) junior banjo clock expected to sell for $3,000-$5,000; and two clocks with $4,000-$6,000 estimates: an E. Howard & Co. (Boston) No. 1 model; and an early 19th century J. A. Hardy large banjo clock with a skeletonized movement.
The 20th century design category will feature three lots that all carry estimates of $10,000-$15,000: a forged steel plant stand by Albert Paley (Am., b. 1944), 51 inches tall; a gouache and watercolor painting by Thomas Hart Benton (Am., 1889-1975); and an etching, aquatint and carborundum in colors by Joan Miro (Sp., 1893-1983), titled Le Chasseur de Pieuvres (D. 490).
Other 20th century artists in the sale will include Wendell Castle, Alexander Calder, Karel Christiaan Appel, Pablo Picasso, Rufino Tamayo, Reginald Marsh and Ivan Mestrovic. Also from the 20th century design category will come a handsome Eames lounge chair with ottoman.
Estate jewelry will feature a 3.1-carat Kashmir sapphire and diamond ladyís ring, expected to go for $40,000-$60,000; a 17.3-carat sapphire