NEW YORK, NY.-
Lark Mason Associates has announced that one of the most important collections of Chinese jade from the estate of Dr. Isidore Cohn, Jr.¬ considered one of the countrys leading collectors of decorative arts will open for bidding on www.igavelauctions.com
from June 18 to July 8. Among the important jade objects offered are: an 18th century pale celadon jade ewer (Estimate: $400,000-600,000); a late 17th or early 18th century celadon jade scholars rock carved as an upright mountain with a C.T. Loo provenance dating to 1942 (estimate: $200,000-300,000); an 18th century pale celadon jade marriage bowl (Estimate: $250,000-350,000); an 18th century pale celadon jade wine pot and cover (Estimate:$150,000-200,000); and a pale celadon jade recumbent deer (Estimate:$70,000-100,000).
Rarely does a sale of this magnitude enter the market, and were honored to represent it for the family. says Lark Mason. This is an excellent opportunity to purchase works with a superior provenance. According to Mason, Dr. Cohn, who lived in New Orleans, had one the finest collections of Steuben glass, English silver, and modernist furniture by the British designer David Wilder. Over 100 pieces.
Complementing the jade works is an impressive array of furniture, which includes: a pair of 18th century Imperial Chinese incised and colored lacquer demi-lune tables, with an inventory notation to the Hanying Hall of the Summer Imperial Palace in Chengdu (Estimate: $50,000-100,000); a Qing dynasty Chinese white jade tripod censer with Buddhistic lion-form feet and a carved wood stand (Estimate: $30,000-40,000); and a Qianlong Period Chinese zitan table cabinet with lotus carved doors (Estimate: $20,000-40,000). A 17th century Chinese Huanghuali table (Estimate: $40,000-60,000) and a Chinese Bronze Ritual Wine Vessel, 12th/11th century B.C. (Estimate: $70,000-100,000) from a different consignor round out the sale of over 100 lots.
Viewing is by appointment only at both the Manhattan and New Braunfels, Texas salesrooms. For more information phone:212-289-5524 or visit www.larkmasonassociations.com