This well rounded sale offers over 1200 lots of fine quality properties from the estate of Rigo Cardenas “Mr. Fortuny, of NYC, from estates in Fort Lee, NJ, 860 Fifth Avenue, Townsend-Butterworth Estate 5th Av., & East End Avenue, Manhattan, Hampton Gardens, NY. Some of the highlights are listed below.
Furniture: Pr Rosewood Chinese chairs, 19th c. English bookcase/secretary, French marble top dining room set, Sheraton mahogany dining room set, 18th -19th c. carved bed, bronze & granite top corner bank teller table/sideboard, antique Hepplewhite English mahogany sideboard, 19th c. 50” Blackamoor, 19th c. 2 pc Rosewood cabinet, late 19th c. – early 20th giltwood & patinated green curio cabinet, marble top abbatante, Vernis Martin furniture, 19th c. 3 part screen, Carlton House desk, brass & walnut 6 tier etagere, 19th c. Louis XV serpentine bureauplat, early 19th c. Baroque & ebonized mirror, Louis XVI style black lacquered bureauplat, Spanish Baroque inlaid tulipwood writing desk, F & B decorative arts, Baker, pr Drexel corner cabinets, John Widdicomb custom marble top commode, John Widdicomb faux marble top console top, Modern breakfront, Kent commodes, selection of lucite furniture, set of 8 Thonet chairs, 16 leather Cassina chairs, inlaid silver chest, Eastlake Victorian marble top table,
Porcelains & Pottery: 16th c. Etruscan Majolica water pitcher, 19th c. Cantagelli Majolica vase signed, English vase signed Thomas Webb & Sons, Pr 19th c. fabulous quality hand painted cobalt Sevres urns, Sevres charger signed E. Furlard, matched pair of reticulated porcelain Minton vases, 10 Capodimonte plates, Pr 19th c. hand painted tiles signed E. Munier, pr covered Dresden urns, KPM plaques, 3 pc Old Paris console set, Sevres box, pr 19th c. pat sur pat Minton vases, Royal Dux sculpture, Amphora, Royal Bonn, Royal Doulton, Herend, Rose Medallion, Pirkehammer, Meissen, blanc du chine, Rosenthal, Wedgwood, Staffordshire dinner ware, Limoges, Roseville, Louwelsa Weller, collection of steins,
Art Glass: Fine examples of Signed Oscar Boch 2 pc centerpiece, Baccarat Napoleon cognac snifters, Pairpoint, Daum Nancy, French, Austrian, Czechlovakian, Bohemian, contemporary Cameo glass, Aurene glass,
Silver: Sterling by Gorham, Tiffany, Reed & Barton, Cartier, Royal Danish, Kirk & Sons, Hyam Hyams, French, European, Continental, Hungarian & Berlin silver, Spanish Colonial, Peruvian Camusso, collection of silver boxes, cigar boxes, snuff boxes, compacts, cigarette case, Harris & Shaffer water pitcher ca. 1890, 5 pc. Sterling silver coffee set by Whiting,
Judaica: Betzalel sterling Etrog box, original Betzalel painted pottery vase depicting the “Wailing Wall, Old Vienna silver spice tower, Syrian silver inlaid brass tzedakah box, Austrian/Hungarian silver & enamel Megillah, Judaic art, Chaim Gross bronze sculpture, Mane Katz colored lithograph,
Clocks: 18th c. Irish Grandfather clock, gilt & dore bronze French mantel clock, LeCoultre Atmos clock, 19th c. French marble Empire clock, 19th c. tortoise shell & bronze bracket clock, 2 pc. Dresden porcelain clock,
Bronze, Marble & Metal Sculpture: Dore bronze female sculpture with harp signed Somme, marble sculpture of Persephone, Marble sculpture of female nude signed d’apres Falconet, “Semeuse” signed Dominick, Native America sculpture by T. Dun, contemporary bronze “Woman with Wolfhounds” by D.H. Chiparus, Viennese Arab lamp, figural rock crystal sconces,
Paintings, Prints, Lithographs: Z. Boitler, John Bagnold Burgess, G. Beisel, Ibrahim Calli, Anne DuPont, M. Felix, H.Hadmer, Michael John Hill, W. Hough, Henry Inlefeld, H.LeJenne S. Liberman, M.E. Mason, James Henry Maser, F.M Miller, R. Cuenca-Munoz, works after John Singer Sargent, after Nicola Simbari, W.H. Simmons, M. Simon, L. Singer, Rafael Soyer, Tarkay, Theodor Tobiasse, Sol Wilson, H. Wolfert, works attrib. to Warhol, Haring, Raoul Dufy, Rufino Tamayo,
Lighting: Continental bronze & colored glass chandelier, 19th c. Victorian bronze & ruby glass gilt enamel chandelier, Austrian chunk glass lamp ca. 1940, cut glass Mushroom lamp ca. 1910, Empire style gilt bronze chandelier, 19 light Maria Teresa chandelier,
Asian Works of Art: 18th carved jade censer, 20th c. jade & agate inkwell, cloisonne, Imari, Rose Medallion, Satsuma, Cinnabar box, Japanese lacquer ware, Korean mud ware, Chinese bone, jade & stone carvings, netsukes, soapstone, Famille Verte, Peking glass, pr late 19th – early 20th c. ormolu mounted Rose Medallion lamps, pr 19th c. Chinese porcelain hand painted vases Xianfeng mark, Zisha teapots, inkstones, yellow ground Famille Rose, several scrolls, paintings on rice paper, snuff bottles, beautiful carved jewelry, celadon, Japanese wood blocks, Zitan carved wood chair,
Musical Instruments: Steinway piano #14 Model L fitted with disk player serial #540687, W. Knabe grand piano, Sohmer model 50 baby grand piano marked Capo D’Astro Bar Pat., violins, saxophone, baritone horn, collection of vintage guitars & mandolins including Gibson & Martin, James Briggs rotary,
Great Miscellany: 19th c. Rosewood inlaid music box Millikin & Lawley, London, collection of Samovars in silver plate, brass & others, spectacular collection of over 100 beaded evening bags, collection of perfume bottles, books, Gigi pinball machine by D. Gottlieb & Co.,
Estate & Designer fine gem Jewelry & Watches: Cartier, Seaman Schepps, David Webb, Trifari, Weiss, 2 pearl & diamond sets, 18 kt Tiffany Atlas bangle bracelet, pr 18kt black South Sea pearl & diamond earrings by Asba, 18kt ruby & diamond buckle designed ring, pr 18kt Tiffany cuff links, Victorian & contemporary costume jewelry, rose quartz necklace, 14kt plique a jour pin, 14kt Dreyfus, Bienne pocket watch, Tiffany & Co. watch, ladies Patek Philippe diamond watch, Oyster Perpetual Rolex, Tiffany ladies watch,
Rugs: Mid-century Kerman, Mashad, Bohkara, Kilim, Oushak, Indo-serapi Karastan & more.