GLEN COVE, N.Y. — A variety of contemporary artwork and Midcentury Contemporary furniture took middle stage at Roland Auctions NY’s very first auction of the New Year on Saturday, January 7, with an oil on canvas by artist Martiros Saryan (Armenian, 1880-1972) being the substantial vendor of the day. The sale also showcased functions by D*Experience, Andy Warhol, KAWS, Dale Chihuly, Lucio Fontana, Flo Perkins and DAIN, along with hundreds of tons of high-quality art, decorative arts, Twentieth Century present day, antique and classic household furniture, textiles, silver, gold, jewelry, rugs, collectibles and Asian Art.
The best vendor was Martiros Saryan’s “Mountain & Valley” landscape, an oil on canvas portray of a mountain and valley landscape with oxen and plow in the foreground, signed lower left and dated, 1921 it was accompanied by a provenance certificate and measured 23½ by 19½ inches. Bidding rapidly escalated from its estimate of $10/15,000 to selling for $40,625.
Also executing well in the artwork class have been Jean Dufy’s (French, 1888-1964) oil on canvas painting titled “Clown,” signed reduce remaining with labels to reverse, which introduced $5,000 and a Gayane Khachaturian (Georgian-Armenian, 1942-2009) oil on canvas, “Musician with Onlookers,” which depicted a female musician with onlookers, signed decreased appropriate, promoting for a lot more than a music at $4,375.
Ornamental arts also shined, with a Dale Chihuly (American, b 1941), “Imperial Iris Persian” two-piece purple sculpture with environmentally friendly lip, a smaller piece monogrammed and signed, that sold for $4,375 and a 9½-inch-tall Mary Ann “Toots” Zynsky (American, b 1951) “Filet-De-Verre” multicolor glass vessel, designed from fused and thermoformed glass threads and with a “Z” monogram that completed at $7,500. Following at $5,937 was an Eighteenth Century framed silk embroidered altar frontal.
In addition, a 4½-inch-tall, compact Muller Freres French cameo glass vase, with butterfly and pine cone motifs signed to physique, obtained $2,125 and a Le Coultre Swiss Marina Angel Fish clock, with 16 jewels with gilt-metallic decoration and stepped foundation, signed to deal with and movement swam to $1,125.
Also generating a outstanding displaying at the auction, Roland introduced a Midcentury Modern-day home furniture selection that integrated an Adrian Pearsall walnut Crescent lounge chair and ottoman, the Midcentury Present day structure with grasshopper arc legs around the just lately upholstered Hallingdal upholstery, labels to underside product 748-LB and 748-FS for Craft Associates. Uncommon to be available with its ottoman, the lot concluded at $4,062, forward of a Warren Platner for Knoll Throne lounge chair, the style with molded shell seat over a metal rod cage foundation label below cushion offering for $3,750. A pair of Milo Baughman swivel lounge chairs, circa 1970s, with blue upholstery to the swivel and tilt action seats went out for $4,375 and a Danish Midcentury Property of Finn Juhl Pelican armchair with grey upholstered material, which also sold for $4,375.
Rounding out the Midcentury Present day choices was a Paul Evans Brutalist pedestal, circa 1969, heading for $5,937 a Gaetano Pesce Feltri lounge chair of Italian modern day design with thick felted wool and black hemp wire trim to the pliable backrest amd rigid decreased area, which marketed for $2,500 and a Vladimir Kagan Artwork Deco-design and style chaise lounge, which acquired $3,125.
Notable plenty of antique furniture involved a uncommon Nineteenth Century French Vernis Martin vitrine, which sold for $2,250.
Price ranges quoted incorporate the buyer’s top quality. Roland Auctions NY’s next sale is scheduled to get area February 4. For data, 212-260-2000 or www.rolandauctions.com.