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An Artist’s Life: The Collection of Henry Koehler

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  • Henry Koehler (1927-2018): Two Pugs
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    $1,000 - $1,500
    Lot 1

    Henry Koehler (1927-2018): Two Pugs

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    $1,000 - $1,500
  • Henry Koehler (1927-2018): Polo Grooms, Deauville
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    $2,000 - $4,000
    Lot 2

    Henry Koehler (1927-2018): Polo Grooms, Deauville

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    $2,000 - $4,000
  • Henry Koehler (1927-2018): Oliver's Look
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    $1,000 - $2,000
    Lot 3

    Henry Koehler (1927-2018): Oliver's Look

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    $1,000 - $2,000
  • Early Victorian Leather Tufted Upholstered Armchair
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    $800 - $1,200
    Lot 4

    Early Victorian Leather Tufted Upholstered Armchair

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    $800 - $1,200
  • Henry Koehler (1927-2018): My Corner
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    $3,000 - $5,000
    Lot 5

    Henry Koehler (1927-2018): My Corner

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    $3,000 - $5,000
  • Metal and Wood Retractable Invalid's Table
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    $300 - $500
    Lot 6

    Metal and Wood Retractable Invalid's Table

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    $300 - $500
  • Samuel Henry Alken (1810-1894): Mr. S. Nichols' Bay Colt "Newminster" with Simon Templeman Up
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    $2,000 - $4,000
    Lot 7

    Samuel Henry Alken (1810-1894): Mr. S. Nichols' Bay Col...

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    $2,000 - $4,000
  • After Isidore Jules Bonheur (1827-1901): Horse and Rider
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    $1,500 - $3,000
    Lot 8

    After Isidore Jules Bonheur (1827-1901): Horse and Ride...

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    $1,500 - $3,000
  • Attributed to Samuel Henry Alken (1810-1894): The Race
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    $1,000 - $1,500
    Lot 9

    Attributed to Samuel Henry Alken (1810-1894): The Race

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    $1,000 - $1,500
  • Modern Mahogany Book Stand and a Group of Henry Koehler Ephemera
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    $100 - $200
    Lot 10

    Modern Mahogany Book Stand and a Group of Henry Koehler...

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    $100 - $200
  • Late Victorian Mahogany Campaign Desk
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    $800 - $1,200
    Lot 11

    Late Victorian Mahogany Campaign Desk

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    $800 - $1,200
  • Group of Gentleman's Desk Accessories
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    $150 - $300
    Lot 12

    Group of Gentleman's Desk Accessories

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    $150 - $300
  • After Isidore Jules Bonheur (1827-1901): Horse and Rider
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    $800 - $1,200
    Lot 13

    After Isidore Jules Bonheur (1827-1901): Horse and Ride...

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    $800 - $1,200
  • English School: Horse and Rider
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    $800 - $1,200
    Lot 14

    English School: Horse and Rider

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    $800 - $1,200
  • After Pierre-Jules Mène (1810-1879): Horse and Rider
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    $600 - $900
    Lot 15

    After Pierre-Jules Mène (1810-1879): Horse and Rider

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    $600 - $900
  • Henry Koehler (1927-2018): Plaid Shawl (Sebastian)
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    $1,000 - $1,500
    Lot 16

    Henry Koehler (1927-2018): Plaid Shawl (Sebastian)

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    $1,000 - $1,500
  • Mark Hampton (1940-1998): The Red Library
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    $400 - $800
    Lot 17

    Mark Hampton (1940-1998): The Red Library

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    $400 - $800
  • Group of Pug Form Articles
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    $200 - $300
    Lot 18

    Group of Pug Form Articles

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    $200 - $300
  • Group of Five Porcelain Pug Form Pill Boxes
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    $200 - $300
    Lot 19

    Group of Five Porcelain Pug Form Pill Boxes

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    $200 - $300
  • George III Mahogany Side Table
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    $400 - $600
    Lot 20

    George III Mahogany Side Table

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    $400 - $600
  • Pair of Giltwood Columnar Form Table Lamps
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    $500 - $700
    Lot 21

    Pair of Giltwood Columnar Form Table Lamps

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    $500 - $700
  • Group of Four Artichoke Form Ceramic Articles
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    $200 - $400
    Lot 22

    Group of Four Artichoke Form Ceramic Articles

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    $200 - $400
  • Henry Koehler (1927-2018): Quintet
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    $1,500 - $2,500
    Lot 23

    Henry Koehler (1927-2018): Quintet

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    $1,500 - $2,500
  • Group of Eight Artichoke Form Table Articles
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    $200 - $400
    Lot 24

    Group of Eight Artichoke Form Table Articles

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    $200 - $400
  • Charles John Kemeys-Tynte (1800-1882): Two Jockeys Up
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    $300 - $500
    Lot 25

    Charles John Kemeys-Tynte (1800-1882): Two Jockeys Up

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    $300 - $500
  • Harry Hall (1814-1882): Portrait of the Jockey Ralph Bullock
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    $800 - $1,200
    Lot 26

    Harry Hall (1814-1882): Portrait of the Jockey Ralph Bu...

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    $800 - $1,200
  • Daniel Schwartz: Racehorses
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    $400 - $800
    Lot 27

    Daniel Schwartz: Racehorses

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    $400 - $800
  • After Jules Moigniez (1835-1894): Horse
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    $700 - $900
    Lot 28

    After Jules Moigniez (1835-1894): Horse

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    $700 - $900
  • Colin Greene: Fanny
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    $1,000 - $2,000
    Lot 29

    Colin Greene: Fanny

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    $1,000 - $2,000
  • John Willis Good (1845-1879): Jockey and Groom
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    $400 - $600
    Lot 30

    John Willis Good (1845-1879): Jockey and Groom

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    $400 - $600
  • Pair of Custom Peal & Co. Leather Riding Boots and Pair of Custom J.C. Cording & Co. Waterproof Leather Riding Boots
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    $100 - $200
    Lot 31

    Pair of Custom Peal & Co. Leather Riding Boots and Pair...

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    $100 - $200
  • Henry Koehler (1927-2018): Cleaning Boots
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    $1,500 - $3,000
    Lot 32

    Henry Koehler (1927-2018): Cleaning Boots

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    $1,500 - $3,000
  • Victorian Style Oak Boot Jack, Horace Batten Hunting Boot Maker, Ravensthorpe, Northampton
    Estimate
    $200 - $400
    Lot 33

    Victorian Style Oak Boot Jack, Horace Batten Hunting Bo...

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    $200 - $400
  • Henry Koehler (1927-2018): Tools with Gumboots, Highgrove House
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    $1,000 - $2,000
    Lot 34

    Henry Koehler (1927-2018): Tools with Gumboots, Highgro...

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    $1,000 - $2,000
  • Henry Koehler (1927-2018): Beaufort Kennel Huntsman
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    $1,500 - $2,500
    Lot 35

    Henry Koehler (1927-2018): Beaufort Kennel Huntsman

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    $1,500 - $2,500
  • Henry Koehler (1927-2018): Pytchly Boots
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    $1,500 - $2,500
    Lot 36

    Henry Koehler (1927-2018): Pytchly Boots

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    $1,500 - $2,500
  • Henry Koehler (1927-2018): Reflection and Foal, IV
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    $800 - $1,200
    Lot 37

    Henry Koehler (1927-2018): Reflection and Foal, IV

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    $800 - $1,200
  • Henry Koehler (1927-2018): Fox Hunter's Valet
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    $2,000 - $4,000
    Lot 38

    Henry Koehler (1927-2018): Fox Hunter's Valet

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    $2,000 - $4,000
  • Henry Koehler (1927-2018): Reflection and Foal, II (HRH the Prince of Wales at Highgrove)
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    $800 - $1,200
    Lot 39

    Henry Koehler (1927-2018): Reflection and Foal, II (HRH...

    Est.
    $800 - $1,200
  • Framed Thank You Letter from Prince Charles and Camilla Duchess of Cornwall
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    $200 - $400
    Lot 40

    Framed Thank You Letter from Prince Charles and Camilla...

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    $200 - $400
  • Henry Koehler (1927-2018): Sketch of Minoru
    Estimate
    $800 - $1,200
    Lot 41

    Henry Koehler (1927-2018): Sketch of Minoru

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    $800 - $1,200
  • Henry Koehler (1927-2018): Study for the Duke of Windsor's Pug Minoru
    Estimate
    $800 - $1,200
    Lot 42

    Henry Koehler (1927-2018): Study for the Duke of Windso...

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    $800 - $1,200
  • Henry Koehler (1927-2018): The Duchess of Windsor (I)
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    $1,000 - $2,000
    Lot 43

    Henry Koehler (1927-2018): The Duchess of Windsor (I)

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    $1,000 - $2,000
  • Bernard Boutet de Monvel (1881-1949): Portrait of William Thaw III
    Estimate
    $10,000 - $15,000
    Lot 44

    Bernard Boutet de Monvel (1881-1949): Portrait of Willi...

    Est.
    $10,000 - $15,000
  • Henry Koehler (1927-2018): Royal Ascot Bits
    Estimate
    $1,000 - $2,000
    Lot 45

    Henry Koehler (1927-2018): Royal Ascot Bits

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    $1,000 - $2,000
  • Henry Koehler (1927-2018): Hunting Kit on a Hook
    Estimate
    $1,500 - $3,000
    Lot 46

    Henry Koehler (1927-2018): Hunting Kit on a Hook

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    $1,500 - $3,000
  • Henry Koehler (1927-2018): Covering Kit, Coolmore
    Estimate
    $1,500 - $2,500
    Lot 47

    Henry Koehler (1927-2018): Covering Kit, Coolmore

    Est.
    $1,500 - $2,500
  • Henry Koehler (1927-2018): Stag Hunter's Kit, Hanging
    Estimate
    $2,000 - $3,000
    Lot 48

    Henry Koehler (1927-2018): Stag Hunter's Kit, Hanging

    Est.
    $2,000 - $3,000

Auction Description

An Artist’s Life: The Collection of Henry Koehler by Stair
Tucked behind a hedge on the edge of the village of Southampton, the home and studio of painter Henry Koehler was comfortable and welcoming, much like the artist himself. Filled with objects and treasures accumulated over a lifetime of travel and leisure pursuits, the Koehlers’ house was also home to his art studio and was filled with paintings and drawings made over a long and illustrious career. The Collection of Henry Koehler offers a large selection of works by Koehler, including sporting paintings and works on paper, images of his beloved pugs, portraits of socialites and royalty, alongside Koehler’s own collection of Old Master and 18th century English and European works on paper. Also included in the sale are furnishings, silver, porcelain, Asian and Egyptian objects, and decorative items from his home that tell the story of Henry Koehler and how he lived and worked. Other highlights include his painting easel and travelling art kit, fox hunting accoutrements and Koehler’s prized Mercedes convertible. Read more
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