Fine Art Auction including Fine Art, Decorative Arts, Antiques, Jewelry, Rare Coins, and Collectibles

  • PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania
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  • November 22, 2010

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Emmanuel Mané-Katz (French/Ukrainian, 1894-1962) Musicians, ca. 1947.

 Fuller's Fine Art Auctions will be hosting its next auction on Saturday, December 4, 2010 at 12 Noon EST. In addition to impressive paintings and prints, the auction will feature a collection of rare coins, antique jewelry, and one-of-a-kind baseball memorabilia. One of the highlights is a stunning Louis Comfort Tiffany Favrile Glass and Bronze Eight-Light Moorish Chandelier dating from 1899-1920 ($30,000-50,000). Among the many paintings up for auction will be Musicians by the renowned Ukrainian artist Emmanuel Mané-Katz ($60,000-80,000), as well as a Floral Still Life painting by the Philadelphian James Longacre Wood ($3,000-5,000), and Silent as a Fish, a 1955 painting by David Burliuk ($6,000-9,000).

Prints will include a Joan Miró aquatint in colors titled Le Dandy from 1969 ($10,000-12,000); Eduard Wiiralt's 1930 copper etching and engraving, Porgu (Hell) ($3,000-5,000); and a series of five woodcuts by T.C. Cannon titled Portraits of the Brave Heart People from 1975-79 ($7,000-9,000). Photographs by Ray Metzker, Jock Sturges, and Edward Weston will also be auctioned.

The auction will also feature news correspondent Tony Galli's New York Yankees vs. Brooklyn Dodgers World Series Baseball Game 5 Score Sheet, October 8, 1956, autographed by Don Larsen. The score sheet is accompanied by a copy of the Oct. 22, 1956 Life Magazine featuring "The Rewards of Pitching the Perfect Game." The article includes a photo of the press mob with Tony Galli hovering with pad and pencil over Don Larsen to record his answers to their questions. Also included is Mr. Galli's ongoing teletype reports of this historic baseball game as it progressed and was transmitted by him to newspapers and radio-TV stations across the country for INS (International New Service, the predecessor of UPI). This is Galli's score sheet for the only perfect game ever pitched in a World Series in the history of Major League Baseball signed on that day "To Tony / Don Larsen." ($8,000-10,000). In addition is Tony Galli's official American League baseball that he had autographed by major leaguers including Red Schoendienst, Walter Alston, Yogi Berra, Jack McKeon, Dick Williams, Ralph Houk, and Billy Martin ($800-1,200).

Louis Comfort Tiffany Favrile Glass and Bronze Eight-Light Moorish Chandelier dating from 1899-1920 (Estimate: $30,000-50,000).


Preview: Preview the sale in person at our West Mount Airy location
from Saturday, November 27th through Friday, December 3rd from Noon to 5 pm daily.

Day of Sale: Doors open on Saturday, December 4th at 9 am; Auction begins at 12 Noon.

Fuller's will accept telephone line requests and absentee bids until Noon on Friday, December 3rd. Real-time online bidding is available through beginning at 12 Noon on Saturday, December 4th, 2010. Advance registration is required. Buyer's Premium is 18%. Principal Auctioneer is Jeffrey P. Fuller, Director of Fuller's Fine Art Auctions, President of Jeffrey Fuller Fine Art, Ltd. since 1979, and an Accredited Senior Appraiser of the American Society of Appraisers since 1984.

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