Samuel Kirk was best known for his technique of creating shapes and designs on hammered sterling silver. A Kirk sterling repoussé tea set from the 1910s is featured on the second day of the upcoming Winter Antiques Sale, offered by Litchfield County Auctions.
The sale will include a collection of 18th-century furniture, jewelry, and contemporary art. Among over 550 lots, a collection of pocket watches by Patek Philippe will be highlighted. One of these watches is a 14-karat yellow gold hunter case that dates back to around 1883. Also available in the auction is a sculpture titled Le Faneur by Charles Octave Levy, celebrated for his figurine sculptures. This piece depicts a standing figure of a young farm boy holding a pitchfork and flask. An Abstract Expressionist piece by Jimmy Ernst will be presented as well. Born in Cologne, Germany, Ernst was one of the most prominent Abstract artists in New York during the mid-20th century. To view the complete catalog and register to bid online, visit Bidsquare.
Lot Categories:Paintings (578)
# of Lots:578
Price Range:$50 - $30,000
Interesting lots include:
|Item Image||Item Name||Estimate|
|Jimmy Ernst, Dusklight, 1980, O/C|| Estimate: |
|Charles Haigh-Wood, Portrait of a Lady, O/C|| Estimate: |
|Samuel Kirk 7 pc Sterling Repousse Tea Set c. 1910|| Estimate: |
|Blake Boyd - Apprehensive, 2002|| Estimate: |
|Charles Octave Levy, 1820-1899, Faneur Bronze|| Estimate: |