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New Haven Auctions Highlighted By Henri Matisse Cut-Out, And Includes Americana, Antique Toys, Photography and More

Sep 18,2019 | 13:00 EDT By New Haven Auctions

New Haven Auctions is pleased to announce their next sale, Saturday, September 28 at 11AM. The live auction will take place at 319 Peck Street, New Haven, Ct. Bidding is also available on

Lot 242, Henri Matisse, La Chevelure, Gouche on paper cut and pasted, 1952; Estimate $15,000-$20,000

 Items include a rare Yale Wonder Clock coin-op machine, a rare Henri Matisse painted paper cut and pasted collage, "la chevelure", signed and dated 1952, provenance Pierre Matisse Gallery. Other works provenance Pierre Matisse Gallery, including Glenn Coleman, The Circus Family, 1936 as well as works by Miro, Chagall and others. Rare Walker Evans Archive, including over 50 photographs and ephemera. Other paintings include a fine abstract work by Albert Gallatin, painting by Robert Natkin, George Bruestle, a fine Guy Wiggins winter scene painting, abstract painting by Rolph Scarlett, bronze by Ed Giobbi. 

Lot 126, Fine Ram Weathervane c.1880; Estimate $12,000-$18,000

Americana includes;  Fine cigar store Indian chief, Metal Sultana figure, Life-size tin man with top hat, Ram weathervane, Rare Fiske elephant weathervane, Rare John Bellamy Eagle, Large Thomas Chambers, oil on canvas, Painted 1874 Concord Massachusetts Centennial Banner, paint-decorated New Hampshire blanket chest, Exceptional large carved stone folk art bust of a man, large painted barber pole, painted and gold leafed railroad trade sign, Jack Tar chalk trade figure in original paint, Goddard Townsend Chippendale drop leaf table, fine Hepplewhite sideboard, Chippendale slant front desks, candlestands, Washington reverse glass OG clocks, pair of bannister back chairs, marble top tables. Native American including a womens dress with shells and beadwork, early beaded pipe bag, Navajo Rugs, squash blossom necklace, fine collection of arrowheads. Antique toys include a fine Jonah and the Whale mechanical bank in original paint, other mechanical banks, Ives clock work toys, baseball and football still banks, rare French automaton, rare high-wheel bicycle barometer, spelter horse and sulky mantle clock, Sarah Tawney Lefferts original artwork for her teddy bear book, early impressive Baroque gold leafed Solomnic columns, religious Old Master paintings, two carved European Angels, Fine French Harp, Early carved European court cupboard, early carved bible box, early carved low chest, French writing desk with marble top. Fine early Chinese porcelain bowl, Large Chinese porcelain vase, Japanese woodblock print, bronze elephant, Japanese theatrical mask, stone buddhaEarly black powder firearms. Rare oversized JFK photograph from the Florida campaign headquarters, Jewelry, coins, silver and much more. Over 350 lots of estate fresh items, largely unreserved.

By New England Auctions