Saturday, January 24, 2009

Bonhams New York January Sale

A few nice pieces from this sale. Isn't funny that this simple mug is my favorite. The sale takes place on January 22, 2009. I will report back on final sale prices.

Lot No: 1041
An American tole peinte tray: The Peaceable Kingdom
mid-19th century
length 20 3/8in (51.6cm); width 15 7/8in (40.4cm)
Estimate: $800 - 1,200
SOLD FOR - $2,196. I'd hang it on a wall.

A very fine molded copper standing stag
W.H. Mullins Co., Salem, Ohio
last quarter 19th century
height 6ft 5in (1.93m); width 34in (88cm); depth 45in (1.15m)

Estimate: $60,000 - 80,000

Lot No: 1102
An English blue and white historical Staffordshire coffee pot
probably Enoch Wood & Sons
first half 19th century
Depicting 'Lafayette at Franklin's Tomb.'
height 11 3/4in (30cm)
Estimate: $1,500 - 2,500

Lot No: 1117
An English polychrome Delft mug
early 18th century
Decorated with trelliswork and cross hatching.
height 6 inches (15cm)
Estimate: $2,000 - 3,000
SOLD FOR - $3,660. I hope it found a nice home.

Lot No: 1160W
A William and Mary painted pine flat top high chest of drawers
New England
first quarter 18th century
height 5ft 4in (1.60m); width 39in (1.00m); depth 22in (56cm)

Estimate: $5,500 - 7,500
DID NOT SELL. Whats going on here?? A mug gets $3,600.00 and this pretty piece doesn't find a buyer? What a shame, I thought it looked so new, so old at the same time.

A Chippendale blue painted pine corner cupboard
Estimate: $3,500 - 5,500
SOLD FOR - $4,270. There was a deal. A great looking piece. Priced right.

Lot No: 1224W
A Chippendale pine child's slant front desk
New England
late 18th/early 19th century
height 38in (97cm); width 20in (51cm); depth 16in (41cm)

Estimate: $1,000 - 1,500
SOLD FOR - $854. A Lovely little piece.

Lot No: 1255W
A Federal inlaid mahogany lolling chair
first quarter 19th century
height 46in (1.17m)

Estimate: $4,000 - 6,000

Lot No: 1262W
A very fine and important Federal carved mahogany settee
possibly the workshop of Duncan Phyfe or one of his contemporaries
New York
first quarter 19th century
height 34 1/2in (87cm); width 6ft 10 1/2in (2.06m); depth 23 1/4in (59cm)

Estimate: $80,000 - 120,000
SOLD FOR - $85,400. On the low end for sure, but quality still finds a buyer.

1 comment:

M.Lane said...

Homer, that cup is great but I LOVE the stag!