Doyle will feature the estate of Leon Amar in the upcoming Special Collections auction. A dominant figure in the design world, Amar’s career began at a Parisian global design firm in the 1960s. Amar eventually became Duke’s Vice President of the Southeast Asian Art and Culture Foundation and opened a museum of Thai and Burmese art at Duke Farms. In 1991, he married the twice-widowed philanthropist Charlotte Igoe in Palm Beach, where they shared their love of art. In the auction are several works by Dietz Edzard, a German Impressionist and Modern painter. Highlighted is an oil painting from Edzard titled Auto Portrait No. 5. The piece is dated 1913 and signed by the artist. The self-portrait shows the artist posing with a painter’s palette and brush.
A George II inlaid walnut longcase clock is also included. This clock features a dial with mask spandrels and is signed “John Ellicott, London.” It has a matted center with a date aperture and a five-pillar two-train movement with anchor escapement. The clock comes with a concave-sided cresting about the arched cornice that was added later. Other items in the event are a set of three inked papers from Wu Zuoren, an oil painting of a girl and her horse by Suzanne Eisendieck, a Marasali Shrivan prayer rug, and a collection of fashion books. Visit Doyle to view the entire collection and to register to bid.
# of Lots:173
Price Range:$100 - $25,000
Interesting lots include:
|Item Image||Item Name||Estimate|
|George II Inlaid Walnut Longcase Clock||
|Marasali Shirvan Prayer Rug||
|[BOOKS-FASHION] Group of approximately ten large-format volumes||
- Asian Works Of Art
- Books, Manuscripts & Archives
- Ceramics and Pottery
- Decorative Arts
- Fine Art
- Dietz Edzard
- Suzanne Eisendieck
- Wu Zuoren
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