NEW YORK, NY.-
Lark Mason Associates sale of French Furniture and Decorative Arts from a prominent New York collector is now live on igavelauctions.com
. The sale, which closes on January 26th, consists of just under 50 select lots of French furniture, Chinese tomb pottery, and decorative arts. The collection which was housed in an elegant apartment designed by a well-known Washington DC-based interior designer includes a fine pair of Louis XVI Tulipwood Marquetry corner cabinets, made by Pierre Roussel (Estimate: $15,000-25,000), and a Louis XVI Mahogany and Inlaid Tulipwood Wood Desk (Estimate: $2,000-3,000). Among the superb Chinese tomb pottery wares are a pair of Tang Dynasty Chinese painted pottery Lokapala (Estimate: $7,000-10,000) and a large Chinese pottery prancing horse, Sichuan Provence, Han Dynasty (Estimate: $5,000-8,000).
This sale is an eclectic blend of French furniture and Chinese decorative arts that reflects the taste and connoisseurship of a sophisticated collector, says Niki Tiliakos, who oversees the sale. Estimates are very accessible for such an excellent range of items.
Among some of the other notable offerings are an elaborately carved mahogany Steinway & Sons custom Tudor-style grand piano and bench, 1911 (Estimate: $20,000-30,000 two large Chinese green and amber glazed and painted pottery figures of Officials, Ming Dynasty (Estimate: $1,500-3,000); and a Chinese green jade carved table screen, Qing Dynasty (Estimate: $1,000-5,000).