Old World Meets New School at Cordier’s Winter Antique and Fine Art Auction

February 10, 2017

Pennsylvania and will also include American and Continental furniture, sterling, fine clocks, and more. Previews for the sale will be held on Friday, February 10 from 10 AM until 4 PM, and Saturday from 8 AM through the auction.


The Picasso portfolio features a colophon signed by both Cocteau and Picasso and is expected to bring between $4,000 and $6,000. Other artwork to be sold includes a finely cast bronze by Isidore-Jules Bonheur (est $5,000 - $7,000). A Violet Oakley sketch entitled “The Spirit of Ministry” (est $2,000 - $3,000) will also cross the block. The study is one of two Christmas images made for Century Magazine in 1903.


Also featured in this sale will be a massive 204 ozt sterling tray from Goldsmiths and Silversmiths of London circa 1904 (est $3,000 - $4,000). Jewelry will include a 2.2 carat old mine cut diamond solitaire ring (est $3,000 - $5,000) as well as an antique citrine bracelet (est $600 - $800). Watches will feature a beautiful 18k and gemstone Bucherer ball watch, and 13 vintage wristwatches including a Rolex Oysterquartz Datejust (est $1,500 - $2,500).


The wide array of collectibles to be offered in this sale will include an antique fire pumper toy (est $3,000 - $5,000) and a Leica camera outfit (est $3,000 - $5,000). A beautiful 1893 Rookwood sterling overlay vase signed by artist John Dibowski will also come before bidders (est $2,000 - $2,500). In ethnographic items, a Sioux child’s beaded vest with American flags (est $3,000 - $5,000) stands out among a fine collection of baskets, beaded moccasins, and pottery.


American and Continental furniture will also be presented in this one day auction, a category which includes a Victorian marble top table (est $800 - $1,000) as well as a beautiful French marquetry sideboard (est $500 - $1,000) and a Victorian dental cabinet. A series of handsome clocks will feature a Jacob and Bernard Hendel tall case clock (est $4,000 - $6,000) from Carlisle PA, which dates back to the early 1800’s. A Seth Thomas parlor calendar shelf clock #9 (est $1,000 - $1,200) and a Royal Vienna porcelain shelf clock (est $1,000 - $2,000) will also be offered.

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