Unreserved Country, MCM Art & Antique Auction
Listing ID#: 133580

Auction Location

Beacon, NY 12508
Auction Dates and TimesSALE IS COMPLETED
Monday May 20, 2019 Completed
Auction Type
 Live Auction with Online Bidding  VIEW ONLINE CATALOG
Company Information
Hudson Valley Auctioneers

Contact: Neil Vaughn
Phone: 914 489 2399
Email: 432mainstreet@gmail.com
Website: www.hudsonvalleyauctioneers.com

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Listing Terms and Conditions
Terms & Conditions of Sale - Hudson Valley Auctioneers LLC Please note that participation in an Auction held at Hudson Valley Auctioneers, whether in person, by phone, via absentee bid or by way of a Live Internet platform such as Live Auctioneers requires the acceptance of our terms of sale, participation therefore constitutes acceptance of all terms listed on this page. Hudson Valley Auctioneers has endeavored to accurately describe all items being sold, but all property herein offered for sale is strictly "as is", and it is the bidder's responsibility, whether bidding in person, by mail, by e-mail or by telephone to determine the exact condition of each item. No statement in the catalog, bill of sale, invoice, or elsewhere by a representative of, or person in employ of Hudson Valley Auctioneers shall be deemed to be a warranty, representation, or assumption of liability with respect to age, condition, size, quality, variety, importance, provenance of historical relevance of any of these items. The auctioneer will be the final judge as to which bidder is the highest bidder. In the event of any dispute in this matter, the auctioneer shall, at his or her discretion decide whether to reopen the bidding. Title to all merchandise shall pass to the highest bidder and the fall of the auctioneers’ "hammer". The purchaser shall assume full risk and responsibility for the lot purchased once title has passed. All items purchased on the Live Auctioneers platform must be paid for in 6 days from the date of sale, unless prior arrangements have been made with Hudson Valley Auctioneers a dispute will be filed after that period, claims to unpaid items are void and the gallery will have full title & claim to these items in order to resell them at auction. In the event of a filed dispute the bidder will have 7 days to contact and arrange payment of winning bids before the dispute becomes permanent and the items re-offered. All lots must be removed at the buyer's expense within 10 business days of the sale, after that period all lots are subject to a storage fee of $10.00 per lot, per day, unless prior arrangements have been made. Hudson Valley Auctioneers reserves the right to dispose of purchased lots if the cost of accumulated storage fees exceeds its sale price. All bidders are required to register and give full identification prior to the beginning of the auction and are required to use the number issued to them when identifying themselves as the successful bidder. Auctioneer reserves the right to withdraw any property prior to auction. This is a privately owned & operated sale and we reserve the right to refuse admittance to any person. No transfer will be recognized from one buyer to another. All sales are subject to a 20% buyer’s premium, a 3% discount will be applied to clients paying by check or cash within 5 days of the sale date, after the grace period all sales are subject to a flat 20% buyer’s premium unless prior arrangements with Hudson Valley Auctioneers had been made. Please note that all sales realized on Live Auctioneers are subject to a flat 25% buyer’s Premium. Payments accepted are VISA, Mastercard, American Express, Check with ID & cash, wire transfers accepted, bank information available upon request. Bidder does hereby indemnify and hold harmless auctioneer & seller from any and all damages, claims, or liabilities from injuries to persons or property of any type whatsoever, caused before, during, or after the auction. Items listed in the catalogue are for reference use only, description of items are no guarantee to the exact condition and / or age of any described item in the catalogue. All sales are subject to an 8.125% NY Sales tax, a tax resale certificate MUST be on file with the auction house in order to be tax exempt. Due to liability concerns we DO NOT in any circumstance ship or pack items ourselves, we will however take the items to a local UPS store where it will be packed and shipped professionally according to your specifications, for additional shipping options see Our Services Consignors will be paid out between the second and third week after the sale date. INJURY & DAMAGES: Bidder acknowledges responsibility for and assumes liability for any personal injury and property damage caused by bidder or his agent and further agrees to hold Auctioneer harmless for any personal injury to himself or his agents and any property damage incurred on sale premises. STATEMENTS MADE BY AUCTIONEER ON DAY OF AUCTION TAKE PRECEDENCE OVER THIS OR ANY OTHER PROMOTIONAL MATERIAL If you have any questions or need further information, please do not hesitate to contact us, remember all sales are final, no exceptions.
Listing Information
Hudson Valley Auctioneers 

Antique & Estate Auction 
Monday, May 20th• 5:00 PM

Held at 432 Main Street, Beacon, NY 12508

Visit www.hudsonvalleyauctioneers.com

This sale features the complete contents of a retired dealers Germantown farmhouse, select items from a Larchmont collectors’ home, large selection lighting and decorative accessories from Sandy Littman's Newburgh warehouse including prototypes of her lighting designs as well as several other partial contents.


 Additional consignments from several longtime associates and gallery offerings round out the sale of approximately 500 fresh to the market lots. Session One offers online bidding with Liveauctioneers.com as well as in house, absentee and phone bidding. Asian items as is customary start the sale and this auction features two large Chinese porcelain plaques, a pair of wooden Japanese temple carvings, pair Satsuma plates signed Kinkozan, Japanese 1958 painting of bird displayed at the National Academy and several Asian pottery jars and vases as well as export and other Chinese porcelain from Germantown. The seven-bedroom farmhouse had several different design schemes, primarily lots of Mission and Arts and Crafts furniture and decorations, matt green pottery, Roseville, Hampshire and others. 

Predictably the house and barn were full of country furniture, some painted, wicker and rattan, iron and steel, baskets, carnival glass, slag glass lamps, wooden ship models and pond sailors, stoneware, textiles and Persian carpets and will be offered throughout both sessions.


  Sandy Littman's collection in addition to her 25 original lamps and chandeliers encompasses a lifelong pursuit of fine design and items with Art Deco features in lighting, furniture and accessories. A vintage Louis Vuitton steamer trunk, a Marius Morand steamer trunk, an 8-foot wooden totem of a man are some standouts. Silver lots are led by Tiffany Makers floriform vase, a fine engraved three-piece Georgian tea set, other Georgian pieces, flatware and hollowware and an early and interesting Native American silver and leather horse bridle.



   A Greenwich home contributed a 10 cent Coke machine, a period slant desk and other 19th century furniture and a rare Mills Hightop carved wood cowboy slot machine. No sale can be complete without Mid Century items and this sale is no exception. Aside from lots of period lighting from the Littman warehouse there is an original Finnish Alvar Aalto cork topped laminated tea wagon, a rosewood glazed door cabinet by H.P. Hansen, a Lane Brutalist chest, a Dux dining table, lots of period art and decorative accessories. 


Artworks, bronzes and photographs are numerous and scattered throughout both sessions with examples by Todd Webb, Miriam Fried, Dorothy Grote, Henry Gasser, Milton Avery, Gino Hollander, Paul Meltsner, Lenore Whitmore, and many others. Lots of fancy items from Galle glass to LeCoultre clocks are scattered throughout both sessions. Session Two follows with 200 plus lots of more of the same interesting quality lots which will not offer online bidding and features great accessories, lighting, several interesting textiles and Oriental carpets, silver, Mid Century, large groupings of country smalls and furniture sold as lots, lots of artwork, and much more estate merchandise.


Preview held Sunday prior to auction from 1pm till 5pm, and on auction day from 2pm till sale time.

TERMS: Cash, check, Visa, MasterCard. 20% Buyer's Premium with 3% discount for cash & check, Internet Premium is 25%, absentee bids and phone bids accepted.

N.Y.S. or out-of-state dealer tax ID signed certificate required for 8.125% sales tax exemption. Excellent lodging (Fishkill, NY) and dining in area. Hot and cold food provided on the premises. Adequate parking behind Yankee Clipper Diner and in municipal lots across from and behind Main Street. Street parking everywhere else. Please respect driveways.



FROM PA & CT: take I-84 to NY Exit 11 (Rt. 9D), go south to Main and turn left, follow to 432 Main. Parking is plentiful behind the Yankee Clipper Diner and on side streets and in lot across from gallery (LOOK FOR SIGNS).
FROM ALBANY: take NYS Thruway (I-87) to Newburgh exit to I-84 East to Exit 11 (just over bridge), turn right onto 9D, and follow above.
FROM NYC: take Palisade Parkway to Bear Mountain Bridge, cross to Rt. 9D north to Beacon, right on Teller Ave. to light at Main, look for parking signs, right on Main to 432.
ALTERNATE ROUTES: NYS Thruway or Sawmill and Taconic Parkways to Rt. 84. Beacon is located where I-84 crosses the Hudson River.


Office: 845 838 3049, 845 831 6800

Neil Vaughn  914 489 2399

Theo de Haas 845 480 2381

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Mailing Address: 432 Main Street, Beacon, NY 12508
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