Weiss Auctions, November 21st
A rare and important silver tankard crafted around 1710 by the Huguenot silversmith Bartholomew Le Roux (N.Y., 1663-1713), made for the Van Rensselaer family and only the third known example ever discovered, is an expected headliner at Weiss Auctions’ next major auction, slated for Thursday, November 21st, online and in the gallery at 74 Merrick Road in Lynbrook, N.Y. The 550-lot auction, with a 10 am Eastern start time, will also feature art from the Gloucester-New England School pulled from a Cape Cod estate; a fine selection of lithographs by artists like Marc Chagall, Joan Miro and Alexander Calder; artworks by James Montgomery Flagg, Jean Dufy, Hunt Slonem, James Nares and Cephas Thompson; and a bronze statue by Salvador Dali. Also offered will be high-end jewelry from the Public Administrators of New York and Bronx County, highlighted by a massive group of gold rings being sold as one lot with an estimate of $30,000. For those unable to attend the sale, online bidding will be provided by Invaluable.com. Those accustomed to using Proxibid are asked to register with Invaluable for this one For more information about Weiss Auctions and the big auction slated for Thursday, November 21st, visit www.WeissAuctions.com. Updates are posted often.
- Philip Weiss