2017 Auction Highlights

Brooke Friedman

Welcome to a New Year at Alex Cooper. We are thrilled about our upcoming auctions of fine collections and estates.  Before we embark on an exciting new year, lets first reflect on some of the impressive highlights of 2017.

FINE JEWELRY

A Russian Enameled Gold Egg with Diamonds
Dated 1907, 14K yellow gold, guillocheted burgundy and green enamel with mine cut diamonds and basket weave base with intricate swag motif, suede lined, with rock crystal egg interior holding gold chick with faceted ruby eye, marked St. Petersburg with H W hallmark possibly Henrik Wigstrom (1862-1923).
Sold in our April 6, 8 auction for $19,680

A Gentleman’s Patek Philippe Perpetual Calendar Watch
18K yellow gold Patek Philippe Perpetual Calendar Moon Phase wrist watch, automatic movement, Style # 5040J, genuine Patek Philippe black alligator strap, with 18K Patek buckle, 67 grams.
Sold in our May 4, 6 auction for $30,750

A Platinum, Sapphire & Diamond Necklace & Earrings
Platinum, sapphire and diamond straight line necklace featuring 46 round brilliant cut diamonds with 138 bright blue sapphires with platinum earrings in matching design.
Sold in our June 15, 17 auction for $27,675

A Statement Emerald and Diamond Necklace in 18K
18K yellow gold necklace featuring 16 heart shape emeralds set in a scallop design with 224 round and marquise cut diamonds.
Sold in our June 15, 17 auction for $30,750

SILVER

Milano by Buccellati Clementi Italian Sterling
Italian sterling silver flatware service for 12, 77 pieces, comprising: knives, forks, salad forks, teaspoons, dessert spoons, butter spreaders, serving spoon, serving fork, fish serving knife, sauce ladle and a sugar shell spoon in mahogany wood box.
Sold in our January 26, 27 & 28 auction for $7,380

Prized Georgian Sterling Eight-Armed Epergne
Maker mark of Emick Romer, London, circa 1773, openwork wreath-form base, on open scroll feet, extending eight bellflower arms, each supporting a round garland basket, with central shaped oval basket.
Sold in our October 3, 7 auction for $15,990

Georg Jensen Sterling Silver Keepsake Box
Denmark, mid 20th century, model 30B, lobed rectangular, raised on blossom feet, the hinged cover with relief foliage, surmounted with chrysoprase knob.
Sold in our December 14, 16 auction for $13,200

FURNITURE & DECORATIVE ARTS

Ebonized Bösendorfer Model 290 Imperial Piano
Concert Grand Piano, 1975-1980, serial number 32199, with eight extra keys, 114 in. L., 66 in. W., 39 in. H.
Sold in our January 26, 27 & 28 auction for $30,750

Pair Austrian Biedermeier Karpadian Elm Bergeres
Possibly Russian, circa 1820; exposed frame, curved upholstered back and seat, “C” volutes armrests encasing ebonized and parcel-gilt sitting griffin supports, Marlborough legs.
Sold in our October 3, 7 auction for $6,150

George Nakashima Walnut Wall-Mounted Cabinet
Signed and dated June 1983; beveled edge on overhanging top, three compartments enclosed by sliding doors, dovetailed joinery.
Sold in our November 9, 11 auction for $39,975

Tiffany Leaded Glass and Bronze Floor Lamp
Circa 1900-10; patinated bronze “Junior” base, impressed “Tiffany Studios New York 3878,” and “Geometric” leaded glass shade, impressed “Tiffany Studios New York 1501-14,” original sockets and switches, with Moorish influenced heat cap.
Sold in our December 14, 16 auction for $39,975

ART

Jean-Michel Basquiat. “Hollywood Africans…”
(American, 1960-1988). “Hollywood Africans in Front of the Chinese Theater with Footprints of Movie Stars”, 1983/2015, Color Screenprint printed on 4-Ply Museum Board, published by Flatiron Editions, Edition of 60, signed on verso by Lisane Basquiat and Jeanine Heriveaux, Administrators of the Estate of Jean-Michel Basquiat, stamped on verso: The Estate of Jean-Michel Basquiat and Flatiron Editions.
Sold in our June 15, 17 auction for $61,500

Sam Gilliam. “In the Making”, Mixed Media Collage
(American, b. 1933). 1988. Acrylic, enamel, and aluminum construction on canvas adhered to panel with metal fasteners, titled, signed and dated ’88 Sam Gilliam on verso, 32 x 30 x 8 in., unframed, three additional pieces, unsigned, canvas adhered to panel with metal fasteners.
Sold in our December 14, 16 auction for $27,675

 

2018 UPCOMING AUCTIONS

March 1st & 3rd | April 5th & 7th | May 10th & 12th | June 14th & 16th | July 19th & 21st

August 23rd & 25th | October 4th & 6th | November 8th & 10th | December 13th & 15th

 

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