Original artworks by Leger and Hirschfeld, Art Nouveau glass, Chinese porcelain at Antiques & Modern An original painting by Fernand Leger, an original drawing by Al Hirschfeld, a wonderful collection of antique Chinese porcelain and a collection of Art Nouveau will all come up for bid on March 4th.
of a hedgehog with pink sapphire jeweled eyes. The 2 ¾-inch-long figure is expected to hammer for $250-$350.
Returning to original artwork, a pair of oil on canvas paintings by noted Philippine artist Miguel Galvez (1912-1989) both carry identical estimates of $400-$600. The first depicts five men playing dice, 27 inches by 21 inches, signed lower right. The second is a rendering of several figures playing jai alai, 28 inches by 18 inches. The work is signed lower right and dated 1953.
Two oil paintings by the German artist Fritz Kohlstadt (1921-2000) will also cross the auction block. One is a still life rendering, signed lower left and dated 1963, with the original gallery label to verso. It measures 27 inches by 21 ½ inches (matted and framed). The other painting is a wooded landscape, 21 inches by 16 ½ inches (matted and framed) and artist-signed lower right.
Also auctioned will be a pair of late 19th century Louis XVI bronze mounted marble urns, 18 inches tall, estimated at $600-$800; a pair of German silver figural ram compotes with cut crystal inserts, beautifully detailed, with a silver weight of 66.5 troy ounces (est. $600-$800); and a Southeast Asian bronze rain drum, finely decorated, with four frog form finials (est. $400-$600).
Spanish bronze plaques will also be in the auction. These will include a bronze plaque by Lluis Maria Samuells (Sp., 1915-1999), depicting multiple full-length figures and siged lower left, with an estimate of $400-$600; and a heavy bronze plaque with a wood back by Xavier Corbrero (Sp., b. 1935), dated 1962 and titled The Signature of 4 Wind. It should command $300-$500.
Acrylic on canvas paintings by Canadian artist James Mishibinijima (b. 1954) round out just a brief sampling of expected top lots. They include a depiction of a large teepee among several pine trees, a rendering of three tribal Indians holding long staffs with feathers, and a personified mountain covered in pine trees. All three exhibit bright bold colors and a modern style and are expected to sell for a few hundred dollars. His paintings currently retail for $63 per square inch.
An exhibition preview will be held Friday, March 3rd, from 11-5. Antiques & Modern Auction Gallery is seeking quality consignments for future auctions. Appointments for evaluations are available Monday thru Friday, from 10-6. To consign an item, an estate or a collection, you may call Antiques & Modern Auction Gallery at 561-318-1834 or e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
To learn more about Antiques & Modern Auction Gallery and the March 4th auction, please visit www.antiquesmodern.com.