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DoneMon, Nov 16, 2020 3:00 PM EST
Beacon, NY, USA
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Outsider Unreserved Multi Estate

A large and varied auction with furniture, Art, Chinese & Asian objects & more. Featured are 200 lots of sculpture and paintings from a newly rediscovered "Outsider" artist of remarkable talent. Louise Abrams born in 1941, her work has been described as "a microscopic view of life", Native American, Aboriginal, Olmec inspired' and "visionary". Session two features 400 fresh estate lots primarily from a long held storage unit owned by an AP journalist who lived and worked in China in the early 1980's and subsequently in other stations. A large selection of porcelain vases, furniture and other decorative and antique items. African items include wood carvings, bronzes and fabrics and there is a selection of Indian and Middle Eastern items. Cultural items include a signed copy of Quaddafi's political treatise and a group of Chinese post Mao era items. A Valley Cottage estate consigned a group of religious carvings including a wooden carved life size holy family group, several carvings of saints and Greek and Russian icons and other paintings. A visit to Long Island's north shore filled a truck with fancy oak carved furniture, a rare oak dental cabinet, a heavily carved rocker and an impressive Pottier and Stymus ebonized credenza. Country furnishings include several cupboards and decorative accessories mixed in with Victorian garden cast iron urns, benches and a fine lead figural fountain with a classical iron base. Rounding out the sale, several pounds of fancy sterling, table goods by Royal Worcester, Royal Crown Derby, chintz, Herend, Royal Copenhagen, Waterford, Lalique as well as a large set of India stoneware with a dragonfly motif. Artists represented in the sale from the 19th century include Horace Hooper, Jules Cornilliet, Richard Winternitz, E.M. Gray, Guiseppe Aureli and more.
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