Nye & Company Collectors' Passion Auction, Sept. 18
A Collectors’ Passion Auction featuring a broad and diverse group of curated treasures from prominent estates and private collections will be held on Wednesday, September 18th, by Nye & Company Auctioneers, online and in the gallery at 20 Beach Street in Bloomfield, New Jersey. The sale will start promptly at 10 am Eastern. About 700 lots will come up for bid. The sale will be highlighted by Part II of the Myrna and Bernard Posner collection of silver and objets de vertu; a large selection of George Nakashima furniture being offered for the first time since it was purchased in the 1960s; several pieces of Americana from the estate of Eric Martin Wunsch; items from the estate of Alice Whitney Lorillard; and a private Ohio collection. Objects of note include rare 18th century cast-iron firebacks and stove plates; a beautifully inlaid mahogany Federal serpentine sideboard, made in Baltimore between 1800 and 1820; a labeled William Fiske dressing mirror; monumental girandole mirrors; and a cast bronze sculpture by Leonard Baskin (American, 1922-2000), titled Holocaust and signed and numbered (“4/10”). Catalog online viewing and pre-bidding is already underway and will continue on up to auction day. Folks can still preview and bid on and during auction day. In-person previews will be held on weekdays, Sept. 9-13, from 10-4 Eastern time, and on Sunday, Sept. 15, from noon to 4 pm. For more information about Nye & Company Auctioneers and the Collectors’ Passion Auction slated for Wednesday, September 18th, visit www.nyeandcompany.com. The color catalog can be seen now at www.nyeandcompany.com, www.LiveAuctioneers.com and www.Invaluable.com.
- John Nye