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The American Art
Very Important Unrestricted Public Sales of Art and Literary Properties
to be held under its Management
THE EXHIBITIONS AND SALES EXCEPT WHERE STATED TO THE CONTRARY
BEING HELD AT ITS
American Art Galleries
Which occupy the entire block of Broadway, 23d to 22d Street, and are the most spacious and best equipped
Galleries for the proper display of Art and Literary Property to be foumd in New York or elsewhere
TO BE SOI D ON TI-TE PREMISES
ON FRIDAY, OCTOBER 3RD
No. 112 Frst. 61st St.
BY DIRECTION OF THE OWNER
Mrs. Stephen Swot? Cummin*
Antique and Modern
CKIF.FLY COLLECTED IN EUROPE BY THE OWNER,
Compris.rig Antique an>i Modern Reception Room,
Dining Room, Library and Bedroom furniture,
Que^n Anne t J) clock, Sheraton Bracket clock.
Decorative Porcelains, Venetian Glass, Do'ft,
Pewter, Dinnerware, glass and silver plate,
Miniatures, and other cabinet objects, Chinese
and o*her embro'deries, Table Linens, Fine Old
English luster chandolior, contemporary water
color portrait of General Washington, ISih Cen?
tury English and French pints, oil paintings,
Fine Antique Oriental Rugs and valuable furs.
ON VIEW THURSDAY, OCTOBER 2ND
%*(. ?talosue mailed on application.
AFTERNOONS OF OCTOBER 29TH,
30TH AND 31 ST AT 2:30 O'CLOCK
A VERY EXTENSIVE GATHERING
ANTIQUE AND MODERN
Household Furniture and
Belonging to (h- EStatr of the Lit?
J. SMYTHE MARTIN,
Other Estate?, and to n Numb? 0/ Private
Comprising the complete valuable furnishings
and appointments of several private residences
and apartments, removed to cur galleries for
convenience of sais.
??? < ataJoaiie? ?11! h*, ruyllpil o.? rccilpl of fifty c'nti.
ON VIEW BEGINNING OCTOBER 24TH
The Library and Collections
OF THE LATE
Evert Jansen Wendell
OF NEW YOHK CITY
TO BE SOLD !N TWENTY-SEVEN SESSIONS
OCTOBER 15TH TO 25TH. INCLUSIVE, BY
ORDER OF HIS
EXECUTORS AND HARVARD UNIVERSITY
The library of Harvard ha? been enriched a*
the devisee under Mr. Wendell's will by that
part of liis Collections which it desired. The
duplicate? and remaining part are now being
disposed of in accordance with the provisions
of Mr. Wcnde'l's will, which states "the bal?
ance thereof I direct my Executors to sell under
the. advice and direction of my said friend,
John Anderson, Jr., and in whatsoever manner
he deems best, and I give and bequeath the
net proceeds of 6uch sale to Harvard University,
lo be used as the officers deem for the best
interest of said University."
THF! CATALOGUE WILL BE ?S6UED IN SIX TAKTS
Introduction nml Summary; Dvnmiitlr Bonks nurl
Tracts; IMaj-H, I'lnj 1WK PhotoKrmilts. Music Sli.-ctH
and Memento?.; Dramnt!o KiijrruviiirN rind Oil Paint?
ing*, Miscellaneous Knsrrav'iiBs, Including llic collec?
tion of NeW York View?; Americana;. Miscellaneous
English and American ?.iierature.
*,* Catalogue? innll?d on receipt of one dollar for each
part, or five dollars for the complote f*et of sU parts
ON VIEW BEGINNING OCTOBER 13TH
Afternoon of November 18th and After?
noon and Evening of November 19th
AND COLLECTION OF
American Firearms and Weapons
FORMED BY THE LATE
Richard Wain Meirs
OF PHIL VKKETIIIA. PENNSYLVANIA.
To be ?iil-i bjf order of Mrs. Mein
The Moirs Library U notable in its sets of
?steemed American and English authors, and
Its collection of book? illustrated by George
Cruikshank and important drawings and
caricatures by th? thro.?- Cruikshanks.
Th* collection of Firearm? and Weapons, while
largely American In etiaracier. Includes (runs, Plut?t?,
Swords and Ammunition from n,0 Introduction of
aT1r*Mtrms to tlio commencement of tfio lata wat.
ON VIEW NOVEMBER 12TH
AFTERNOON OF NOYEMTTR 17TH, AND
EVENINGS OF NOVEMBER 17TH & 18TH
The Library, Mezzotint Portraits
and Coi?cclion of War Medals
OF THE LATE
Leren Griswold Du Bois
O? BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS
TO HE SOLD ?V ORItElt Ol .MUS. 1)1' BOIS.
The library includes the writings of WILL?
IAM MAKEPEACE THACKERAY (including
"Vanity Fair," original parts). French Illus?
trated Books of the Eighteenth Century.
Writing? of CHARLES DICK ENS (including a
remarkable copy of "Pickwick," original parts).
And a number of historical and biographical
works richly EXTRA ILLUSTRATED.
In addition to the Library there will bo sold
Mr. Du Rois' EXCEPTIONALLY RARE AND
FINE collection of BRITISH AND OTHER WAR
MEDALS, Including a "Victoria Cross."
There will also be sold Mr. Du Bois* collection
of mezzotint portraits of British and American
Statesmen of the Revolutionary Period.
ON VIEW BEGINNING NOVEMBER 12TH
AFTERNOONS OF NOVEMBER 10TH,
11TH, 12TH, 13TH AND 14TH
and Evening of Tuesday, November 11th
The Notable Private Collection
FORMED BY THE LATE
Mrs. F. H. Bosworth
OP NEW V OK h
Mrs. Bosworth was wir'ely known as a constant
and discriminating collector. Her attention
was particularly directed towards 18th Century
English and early American (Colonial) works.
Her extensive gathering includes noteworthy
Wedgwood, Leeds and Staffordshire pottery,
Oriental porcelains, cabinet piece? of interest,
18th Century English and early American ma?
hogany furniture, among- which are some pieces
made by Duncan Phyffe. There is also a very
noteworthy serie*: of necklaces formed of old
Egyptian bends dating from the XII Dynasty
onwards, and some iridescent Romin snd Greek
???Illustrated catalog'"- moiled on receipt of 75 cents.
ON VIEW BEGINNING NOVEMBER 5
Saturday Afternoon, November 15th
The Property of
Messrs. Edwin Isham
and George Devoll
This is a collection formed hy two promirent
New York Amateurs and consists of fine old
pewter, Anglo-American or "Historical China,"
Staffordshire pottery, inlaid and painted satin
wood furniture, an interesting antique Im?
perial Chinese Couch, and a Beautiful Early
American Pianoforte by W. Ceil, New York,
and which was used by Jenny Lind, the fatuous
ringer, when visiting this country.
??? Catalogue mailed on receipt of Fifty t'entr.
ON VIEW BEGINNING NOVEMBER 5
AFTERNOONS OF DECEMBER 8TH,
97 H, 10TH, 11TH, 12TH AND 13TH
THE ENTIRE EXTENSIVE STOCK
AND RECENTLY ADDED
PR?VATE COLLECTION OF
ANTIGUAR?AN OF PARIS AND NEW YORK
Which consists of Antique .Spanish, Italian, and
French furniture, Twenty-five notable Flemish
p.nd French tapestries of the 16th to ISih cen?
turies, including an important early 18th century
French example in splendid preservation, numer?
ous tapestry panels, boautif;;! old French, Spanish,
and Italian damasks and brocades, sumptuous
Gothic, Jardiniere, and other velvets, Antique
Spanish, French, Italian arc! English needlework
pictures, and petit-point panels, useful filet lace
and embroidered Unen table covers, coverlots,
and lattice curtains, Spanish and Italian of ?iie
IGih and \T:h centuries. Point de Venice and other
laces. Decorative ccrerrof.ia! tassels, ?8th cen?
tury chintz curtains, Hispano-Moresqu? and
Spanish Talavera and Alcora Polychrome Faience
Tiles from the 15lh to 18:h centuries, mainly in
desirable quantities for decorative work, and
lustred plaques. Important Medieval and Renais?
sance architectural objects, in sculptured marble,
stone, wood, faience, and stucco, Byzantine,
Spanish, French, Italian and Flemish, from the
12th to the 16th centuries, including specimens
from the Cathedral of Loiivain, and a panel, and
a group by Lucca Delia Robbia. Decorative paint?
ings, French and Chinese porcelains. Illuminated
r? issals. Old Model cannons, arms ?no armor,
and numerous objects of interest in Chsmpleve
bronze, Ivory carvings, silver and enamel reti
quarians, coffrets, and specimens of forged iron.
???Profusely llln.itratrl catalogue In preparation.
ON VIEW BEGINNING DECEMBER 4
EVENINGS OF DECEMBER 4 AND 5
Valuable Modern Etchings
INCLU DING THE COLLECTIONS OF
Joseph Flanagan of Boston
George Klein of Chicago
Including important examples of Whistler, Haden,
Cameron, Haig, Fitton* Affleck, Brangwyn,
Menyses, Sadler and others.
ON EXHIBITION, BEGINNING MONDAY,
EVENING OF NOVEMBER 12TH
An Extensive Collection of
Foreign and American Schools
The Property of Several Estates and Private
?.? Catalogue In preparation.
ON VIEW BEGINNING NOVEMBER 0
AFTERNOONS OF NOVEMBER 24TH,
25TH AND 26TH
BY DIRECTION OF PRIVATE OWNERS
Imported and Productions of Our Lest Cabinet
*,* Illuatrated catalogue In reparation.
ON VIEW BEGINNING NOVEMBER 20
A Public Event
OF EXTRAORDINARY IMPORTANCE
By Direction of WILLIAM NELSON CROM?
WELL, ESQ., ALFRED JARETZKI, ESQ., AND
THE UNITED STATES TRUST COMPANY OF
NEW YORK, Executors,
ON NOVEMBER 20th, 21st AND 22nd
ON THE PREMISES
NO 233 MADISON AVENUE,
N. E. Cor. 37th Street
THE VERY EXTENSIVE
and Interior Decorations
CONTAINED IN THE
OF THE LATI2
CAPTAIN J. R. DE L?MAR
Together with certain important items from
the country estate "Pembroke," Glen Cova,
which were inherited by Mis? Alie? A. Do
Lan-.ar, the daughter of Captain Do Larruur,
and are to be sold for her account.
ON VIEW NOVEMBER 17TH AND I8TH
ADMISSION TO THF EXHIBITION ANO ITBI.IO
SAI i: WIM. BE Fi ' ' '?TV"' *; ?*' f?*tn (LIMITED
.' ? ?."??~?????
TO THE < APU H , O* lili. ?'?n.Mls.X , WHICH
MAT BE H VI) ONLY ON W'lrriv U'M If i ? |'>f
TO THF MANAGERS.
?,Mn Illustrate! catalogue ?HI be mailed ta itvui'.i -nut*
uu receipt ol une dollar.
AFTERNOON OF NOVEMBER 26TH
BY DIRECTION OF A PRIVATE OWNER
Nearly One Hundred
Old and Modern
Oriental Rugs and Carpets
OF ARTISTIC DESIGN AND FINE QUALITY
?.?CATALOGUE IN' PREPARATION.
ON VIEW BEGINNING NOVEMBER 20TH
EVENING OF DECEMBER 11TH
AN IMPORTANT COLLECTION OF
By the Great Masters
Collected in China by th?
Well Known Amateur
ON VIEW BEGINNING DECEMBER ?TH
Other Public Sales, many of which are of Extraordinary Importance, Booked for the
Winter Season of 1920, will be announced in future advertisements
Applications for Descriptive and Illustrated Catalogues will receive the personal attention of
FICHU itA'srT iacenriarinr
6 East Twenty-Third Street, Madison Square South, New York