New York: Lark Mason Associates announced that bidding is now open for their Fine and Decorative Arts from an Aspen Estate and Other Owners on igavelauctions.com through December 2nd. Among the painting highlights are: Landscape, Appian Way, by George Inness, (Estimate: $40,000-60,000) and Rooster, attributed to Joseph Crawhall, Bouganvilleas for Sale, by Julio Larraz ($10,000-20,000) and several prints by the Swedish concrete and constructive artist Richard Paul Lohse , sculpture includes a Stainless Steel Horse, by Arturo Di Modica, who is best known for his Charging Bull sculpture (Estimate: $20,000-30,000) and The Chase, a bronze sculpture by Nikolai Iwanowitsch Lieberich (Estimate: $25,000-35,000).
"We are delighted to present such a diverse array of fine and decorative arts," says Lark Mason, Jr. "The estimates are accessible which afford collectors of all persuasions the opportunity to get into the buying spirit as the holidays approach."
Rounding out the sale is an eclectic selection of furniture ranging from the baroque to the modern, Rookwood pottery, Art Nouveau and Deco art glass by Daum Nancy and Émile Galle´, jewelry from Tiffany & Co., vintage couture by Chanel, Givenchy, Louis Feraud, and Christian La Croix and a small selection of antiquities including a Roman 22-karat Intaglio Gold Ring and a Roman Funerary Plaque, both dated from the 1st-2nd A.D.
About Lark Mason
With locations in New Braunfels, Texas and New York City, Lark Mason Associates, the eponymous, auction house specializing in Asian, ethnographic, and ancient works of art, was founded by Lark Mason after many years as an expert at Sotheby's New York.
Mason served as a General Appraiser from 1979 until 1985, and as a Senior Vice President and specialist in Chinese art with Sotheby's Chinese Works of Art Department from 1985-2003. From 2000-2003 he concurrently was a Director of Online Auctions for Sothebys.com. He also served as a consulting curator at the Trammel and Margaret Crow Collection of Asian Art in Dallas, Texas from 2003-2009. He is a generalist in American and European works of art and paintings, as well as an expert in the field of Chinese art and has valued and advised many private collectors and institutions.
Lark Mason Associates regularly hosts auctions on the iGavel Auctions platform and has an established history of record sales of Chinese and other works of art and holds the record for the highest price achieved for any work of art in an online sale, for a painting sold in May 2014 that realized close to $4.2m. Mason, the owner and CEO of iGavel Auctions, is noted for his regular appearances on "The Antiques Road Show." For more information visit: www.larkmasonassociates or www.igavelauctions.com.