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  • Pair of Regency Style Faux Bamboo Painted Armchairs
    Estimate
    $300 - $600
    Lot 500

    Pair of Regency Style Faux Bamboo Painted Armchairs

    Est.
    $300 - $600
  • European School: Insects: Six Plates
    Estimate
    $800 - $1,200
    Lot 501

    European School: Insects: Six Plates

    Est.
    $800 - $1,200
  • Set of Six Patinated Metal and Glass Photophores
    Estimate
    $600 - $800
    Lot 502

    Set of Six Patinated Metal and Glass Photophores

    Est.
    $600 - $800
  • Alfred Milton Duca (1920-1997): Untitled
    Estimate
    $500 - $800
    Lot 503

    Alfred Milton Duca (1920-1997): Untitled

    Est.
    $500 - $800
  • Chinese Gilt Figure of a Seated Buddha
    Estimate
    $500 - $700
    Lot 504

    Chinese Gilt Figure of a Seated Buddha

    Est.
    $500 - $700
  • Pair of Louis XVI Style Gilt-Metal-Mounted Marble Guéridons
    Estimate
    $2,500 - $4,500
    Lot 505

    Pair of Louis XVI Style Gilt-Metal-Mounted Marble Guéri...

    Est.
    $2,500 - $4,500
  • Pair of Chinese Porcelain Figures of Birds
    Estimate
    $600 - $800
    Lot 506

    Pair of Chinese Porcelain Figures of Birds

    Est.
    $600 - $800
  • Pair of Modern Painted Fluted Pedestals
    Estimate
    $800 - $1,200
    Lot 507

    Pair of Modern Painted Fluted Pedestals

    Est.
    $800 - $1,200
  • George III Style Oval Giltwood Mirror
    Estimate
    $250 - $450
    Lot 508

    George III Style Oval Giltwood Mirror

    Est.
    $250 - $450
  • Large Regency Mahogany Sideboard 
    Estimate
    $1,500 - $3,000
    Lot 509

    Large Regency Mahogany Sideboard 

    Est.
    $1,500 - $3,000
  • Group of Three Silver Plate Condiment Wares on Wheels
    Estimate
    $300 - $500
    Lot 510

    Group of Three Silver Plate Condiment Wares on Wheels

    Est.
    $300 - $500
  • Kath Jackson: Country Auction
    Estimate
    $800 - $1,200
    Lot 511

    Kath Jackson: Country Auction

    Est.
    $800 - $1,200
  • Victorian Ebonized and Parcel-Gilt Tripod Table
    Estimate
    $700 - $900
    Lot 512

    Victorian Ebonized and Parcel-Gilt Tripod Table

    Est.
    $700 - $900
  • French Painted Four-Panel Screen
    Estimate
    $800 - $1,200
    Lot 513

    French Painted Four-Panel Screen

    Est.
    $800 - $1,200
  • Pair of Louis XIV Style Walnut Fauteuils à la Reine
    Estimate
    $600 - $800
    Lot 514

    Pair of Louis XIV Style Walnut Fauteuils à la Reine

    Est.
    $600 - $800
  • Maude Sherwood Jewett (1875-1953): Lady with Grapes
    Estimate
    $800 - $1,200
    Lot 515

    Maude Sherwood Jewett (1875-1953): Lady with Grapes

    Est.
    $800 - $1,200
  • Pair of Chinese Export Style Faceted Blue and White Baluster Jars and Covers
    Estimate
    $300 - $500
    Lot 516

    Pair of Chinese Export Style Faceted Blue and White Bal...

    Est.
    $300 - $500
  • Regency Style Rosewood and Parcel-Gilt Tilt-Top Center Table
    Estimate
    $1,500 - $2,000
    Lot 517

    Regency Style Rosewood and Parcel-Gilt Tilt-Top Center ...

    Est.
    $1,500 - $2,000
  • Japanese Carved and Polychrome Wood Stand in the Form of an Oni
    Estimate
    $600 - $800
    Lot 518

    Japanese Carved and Polychrome Wood Stand in the Form o...

    Est.
    $600 - $800
  • Japanese School: A Pair of Cranes; and Studies of a Bird and Bird Feet
    Estimate
    $400 - $800
    Lot 519

    Japanese School: A Pair of Cranes; and Studies of a Bir...

    Est.
    $400 - $800
  • Japanese Brown Lacquer and Parcel-Gilt Two-Tier Stand
    Estimate
    $500 - $700
    Lot 520

    Japanese Brown Lacquer and Parcel-Gilt Two-Tier Stand

    Est.
    $500 - $700
  • Southeast Asian Enameled Metal Bowl and Cover
    Estimate
    $200 - $300
    Lot 521

    Southeast Asian Enameled Metal Bowl and Cover

    Est.
    $200 - $300
  • Pair of Art Deco Style Mirrored Consoles
    Estimate
    $1,200 - $1,800
    Lot 522

    Pair of Art Deco Style Mirrored Consoles

    Est.
    $1,200 - $1,800
  • Suzan Pitt (b. 1943): Untitled
    Estimate
    $100 - $300
    Lot 523

    Suzan Pitt (b. 1943): Untitled

    Est.
    $100 - $300
  • Baltic Neoclassical Style Gilt-Metal-Mounted and Glass Eight-Light Chandelier
    Estimate
    $2,500 - $4,500
    Lot 524

    Baltic Neoclassical Style Gilt-Metal-Mounted and Glass ...

    Est.
    $2,500 - $4,500
  • European School: Still Life with Fruit and Flowers
    Estimate
    $400 - $800
    Lot 525

    European School: Still Life with Fruit and Flowers

    Est.
    $400 - $800
  • Set of Sixteen George II Style Carved Walnut Upholstered Dining Chairs, of Recent Manufacture
    Estimate
    $1,000 - $1,500
    Lot 526

    Set of Sixteen George II Style Carved Walnut Upholstere...

    Est.
    $1,000 - $1,500
  • Nymphenburg Porcelain Part Tea Service
    Estimate
    $600 - $800
    Lot 527

    Nymphenburg Porcelain Part Tea Service

    Est.
    $600 - $800
  • Italian Mid-Century Brass and Ebonized Six Tier Étagère
    Estimate
    $600 - $800
    Lot 528

    Italian Mid-Century Brass and Ebonized Six Tier Étagère...

    Est.
    $600 - $800
  • English Porcelain Planter
    Estimate
    $200 - $400
    Lot 529

    English Porcelain Planter

    Est.
    $200 - $400
  • Welsh Inlaid Oak Dresser Base
    Estimate
    $500 - $700
    Lot 530

    Welsh Inlaid Oak Dresser Base

    Est.
    $500 - $700
  • Group of Green Glass Coupes and Bowls
    Estimate
    $500 - $700
    Lot 531

    Group of Green Glass Coupes and Bowls

    Est.
    $500 - $700
  • Pair of Continental Baroque Style Stained Wood Side Chairs
    Estimate
    $300 - $500
    Lot 532

    Pair of Continental Baroque Style Stained Wood Side Cha...

    Est.
    $300 - $500
  • George Cruikshank (1792-1898): Illustration of a Bawdy Party
    Estimate
    $400 - $600
    Lot 533

    George Cruikshank (1792-1898): Illustration of a Bawdy ...

    Est.
    $400 - $600
  • English Pottery Jug with Hound Form Handle
    Estimate
    $150 - $300
    Lot 534

    English Pottery Jug with Hound Form Handle

    Est.
    $150 - $300
  • Edwardian Oak Barometer, Alfred Davis Sole Manufacturer, London
    Estimate
    $75 - $125
    Lot 535

    Edwardian Oak Barometer, Alfred Davis Sole Manufacturer...

    Est.
    $75 - $125
  • European School: Girl Mending her Blouse
    Estimate
    $500 - $800
    Lot 536

    European School: Girl Mending her Blouse

    Est.
    $500 - $800
  • English Carved Walnut Blanket Chest
    Estimate
    $700 - $900
    Lot 537

    English Carved Walnut Blanket Chest

    Est.
    $700 - $900
  • European School: Saint with Angels
    Estimate
    $500 - $800
    Lot 538

    European School: Saint with Angels

    Est.
    $500 - $800
  • Pair of Regency Style Carved Giltwood Brackets
    Estimate
    $200 - $300
    Lot 539

    Pair of Regency Style Carved Giltwood Brackets

    Est.
    $200 - $300
  • Louis XV Style Gilt-Metal and Glass Twenty-Light Chandelier
    Estimate
    $1,000 - $1,500
    Lot 540

    Louis XV Style Gilt-Metal and Glass Twenty-Light Chande...

    Est.
    $1,000 - $1,500
  • Pair of Regency Style Painted and Parcel-Gilt Side Tables
    Estimate
    $1,000 - $1,500
    Lot 541

    Pair of Regency Style Painted and Parcel-Gilt Side Tabl...

    Est.
    $1,000 - $1,500
  • Ethnographic Metal Figure of Cat
    Estimate
    $300 - $500
    Lot 542

    Ethnographic Metal Figure of Cat

    Est.
    $300 - $500
  • Group of Four Chinese White Glazed Pierced Porcelain Garden Seat Lights
    Estimate
    $600 - $800
    Lot 543

    Group of Four Chinese White Glazed Pierced Porcelain Ga...

    Est.
    $600 - $800
  • Two Chinese Archaistic Hardstone Blades
    Estimate
    $400 - $600
    Lot 544

    Two Chinese Archaistic Hardstone Blades

    Est.
    $400 - $600
  • Valery Bobrov (b. 1945): Untitled
    Estimate
    $800 - $1,200
    Lot 545

    Valery Bobrov (b. 1945): Untitled

    Est.
    $800 - $1,200
  • Valery Bobrov (b. 1945): Navy Cup
    Estimate
    $800 - $1,200
    Lot 546

    Valery Bobrov (b. 1945): Navy Cup

    Est.
    $800 - $1,200
  • Valery Bobrov (b. 1945): Untitled
    Estimate
    $800 - $1,200
    Lot 547

    Valery Bobrov (b. 1945): Untitled

    Est.
    $800 - $1,200

Auction Description

Thursday Morning at Stair by Stair
Thursday Morning at Stair in December offers a curated selection of the fine and decorative arts and provides some inspiration for your holiday shopping. Included in the sale are tablewares and porcelain services, silver, lighting, furniture and a selection of traditional and modern fine art. We are pleased to offer property from several notable estates including Property from the Collection of Prince Ivan Obolensky, Property from the Estate of Audrey Zauderer, the Estate of Don F. Gaston, Greenwich, Connecticut, Property from the Estate of Nanette Ross, and a selection of Contemporary Art from the Collection of Lois B. Torf. Read more
Stair
Hudson, NY 12534
United States

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Buyer’s Premium

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$0 28.00
$100 28.00
$500,000 28.00

Bid Increments

Start Increments ($)
$0 $25
$200 $50
$500 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$30,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000

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Collection from Stair We are open for pickups Monday through Friday, from 9:30am to 12pm and again from 1pm to 4:30pm. Please call us at 518-751-1000 to schedule collection. We ask that you collect your items or make collection arrangements within 10 days of your purchase. We suggest requesting a quote for packing and shipping prior to bidding on an item, as you will be responsible for collection or shipping if you are the successful bidder. Below is a list of shippers our clients use on a regular basis, but feel free to use your shipper of choice. For smaller items that can be boxed and shipped: UPS Store #4541 230 Kings Mall Court Kingston, New York 12401 T: 845.336.4877 F: 845.336.3832 E: store4541@theupsstore.com For furniture and other large items: Meticulous Inc. T: 845.256.7047 F: 845.256.7039 E: meticulousmovers@live.com Sure Express 1-800-335-9996 judy@sureexpress.com Worldwide Shipping: James Bourlet, Inc. T: 718.392.9770 F: 718.392.2470 www.bourlet.org Cadogan Tate Fine Art Worldwide Fine Art Logistics T: 718.706.7999 F: 718.707.2847 E: fineartny@cadogantate.com www.cadogantate.com Gander & White Shipping T: 718.784.8444 F: 718.784.9337 www.ganderandwhite.com Plycon Transportation Group T: 631.269.7000 F: 631.269.7088 www.plycongroup.com Read more

Terms & Conditions

CONDITIONS OF SALE The following Conditions of Sale are Stair Galleries & Restoration, Inc. (Stair) and the consignor’s entire agreement with the purchaser and any bidders of property being offered. They may be amended by posted notices or announcements made during the sale. By bidding at auction, you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions. 1. AS IS All property is sold “AS IS” without any representations or warranties by Stair or the consignor, express or implied, as to merchantability, fitness for particular purpose, attribution, authenticity, the correctness of the catalogue or other description of the physical condition, size, quality, rarity, importance, medium, frame, provenance, period, age, date, exhibitions, literature or historical relevance of any property and no statement anywhere, whether oral or written, whether made in the catalogue, salesroom posting or announcement, invoice, condition report or elsewhere, shall be deemed such warranty, representation or assumption of liability. Prospective bidders should inspect the property before bidding to determine its condition, size, and whether or not it has been repaired or restored. Stair strongly encourages and advises all prospective bidders to examine personally prior to the auction any lots in which they are interested. All lots are available for inspection prior to the auction. While Stair is not obligated to provide a condition report of each lot, condition reports for most items can be found online at Stair website, www.stairgalleries.com. Prospective bidders are encouraged to contact Stair directly for additional information regarding the condition of any lot. Stair does not warrant the condition of any item. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition statements by Stair, whether appearing in the catalogue, online, or at a person’s request, are based on a visual inspection and are for guidance only. Such condition statements should not be relied upon as statements of fact and do not constitute a representation, warranty, or assumption of liability by Stair. Condition is always a subjective evaluation, and final responsibility rests with the buyer to assess the condition of any item sold by Stair. Stair and the consignor make no representation or warranty, express or implied, that the purchaser will acquire any copyright or reproduction rights in any property. Stair and the consignor are not responsible for errors and omissions in the catalogue or any supplemental material. 2. RESERVES Some of the lots in this sale are offered subject to a reserve, which is the confidential minimum price below which the lot will not be sold. A representative of Stair will execute such reserves by bidding on behalf of the consignor. 3. WITHDRAWAL Stair reserves the right in its sole discretion at any time before bidding commences to withdraw, combine or divide any lot and shall have no liability whatsoever for such withdrawal, combination or division. 4. BUYER’S PREMIUM A buyer’s premium will be added to the hammer price and is payable by the purchaser as part of the total purchase price. The buyer’s premium is 23% of the hammer price. 5. BIDDING The highest bidder acknowledged by the auctioneer shall be the purchaser. Stair reserves the right to reject any bid. The auctioneer shall advance the bid at his/her sole discretion. The auctioneer has absolute and sole discretion in the case of error or dispute with respect to bidding and, whether during or after the sale, to determine the successful bidder, to re-open bidding, to cancel the sale or to re-offer and re-sell the item in dispute. If any dispute arises after the sale, our sale record is conclusive. In our discretion, we will execute order or absentee bids and may accept telephone bids, as a convenience to clients who are not present at auctions; we are not responsible for any errors or omissions in connection therewith. Prospective bidders should also consult stairgalleries.com for the most up to date cataloguing of the property in this catalogue. All bidders may be required to provide a government-issued identification confirming the bidder’s name and principal address of residence or business; in addition, bidders may also be required to provide an additional residential or business address and telephone number, credit card information, and other credit-related information. Stair reserves the right to require a deposit prior to bidding. By participating in the sale, you represent and warrant that any bids placed by you or on your behalf are not the product of any collusive or other anti-competitive agreement and are otherwise consistent with federal and state antitrust law. 6. LIVE ONLINE BIDDING Stair may also offer clients the opportunity to bid online via Invaluable, Bidsquare, Live Auctioneers or other online platforms for their sales. By participating in a sale via any of these online platforms, you acknowledge that you are bound by these Conditions of Sale as well as the additional terms and conditions for live online bidding. By participating in a sale via any online platform, bidders accept the online terms as well as the relevant conditions of sale. If bidding using an online platform, an online bidding service fee of additional 5% of the hammer price (for a total of 28% of the hammer price, will be added to the hammer price as part of the total purchase price. 7. FALL OF THE HAMMER Subject to fulfillment of all of the conditions set forth in these Conditions of Sale, on the fall of the auctioneer’s hammer, the contract between the consignor and the purchaser is concluded, and the winning bidder thereupon will immediately pay the total purchase price. Title in a purchased lot will not pass until Stair has received in full the total purchase price in cleared funds. Unless exempted by law, the purchaser will be required to pay New York, New Jersey or Connecticut state sales tax as applicable, any applicable local sales tax, and any applicable compensating use tax of another state. 8. PAYMENT Stair accepts checks (personal or business check in US dollars certified by a US bank, a cashier’s/banker’s check drawn on a US bank or US money order), cash (US currency not to exceed $7,500 in a single or multiple related payments) or credit card (American Express, Visa or MasterCard) for payment. A credit card payment is accepted for purchases of $40,000 or less. The purchaser’s obligation to pay immediately the full purchase price is absolute and unconditional and is not subject to any defenses, setoffs or counterclaims of any kind whatsoever. Stair is not obligated to release a lot to the purchaser until title to the lot has passed. The purchaser agrees to pay Stair handling charge of $22 for any check dishonored by the drawee. 9. REMOVAL Property purchased from Stair by a successful bidder will not be released to such bidder until the full payment of the total purchase price (including the buyer’s premium and online bidding service fee, and all applicable sales taxes) have been made. In addition to other remedies available to us by law, we reserve the right to impose from the date of sale a late charge of 1.5% per month of the total purchase price if payment is not made in accordance with these conditions. Please note that Stair reserves the right to refuse to accept payment form a source other than the buyer of record. The purchaser must remove all property from the auction premises at his/her expense the day following the auction by 1:00 pm. If the property is not picked up within 10 days of the auction, Stair reserves the right to charge a minimum storage and handling charge of $20 per lot per day. Stair also reserves the right to send the property to a public warehouse for the account and at the risk and expense of the purchaser, to be released only after payment in full of all removal, storage, handling, insurance and any other costs incurred, together with payment of all other amounts due to us. It is the purchaser’s sole responsibility to arrange to collect or ship the property and to identify and obtain any necessary export, import, firearm, endangered species or other permit for the lot. Stair and the consignor make no representations or warranties as to whether any lot is or is not subject to export or import restrictions or embargoes. Purchasers are reminded that Stairs’ liability for loss or damage to sold property shall cease no later than 10 days after the date of the auction. 10. REMEDIES If the purchaser fails to fulfill or comply with any of the conditions herein, the purchaser shall be in default and, in addition to all legal remedies available to the Stair and the consignor by law, including, without limitation, the right to hold the purchaser liable for the total purchase price, including all fees, charges and expenses more fully set forth herein, Stair, at its option, may: a) cancel the sale of that, or any other lot or lots sold to the defaulting purchaser at the same auction or any other auction, and retain all payments made by the purchaser as liquidated damages; b) resell the purchased property whether at public auction or by private sale, for the account of the purchaser, in which case the purchaser shall be liable to Stair for all its costs and damages, including the commissions for both auctions; c) remove the property to a public warehouse for the account and at the risk and expense of the purchaser; d) charge interest at such rate as we shall reasonably select, or e) effect any combination thereof. In any case, the purchaser will be liable for any deficiency and any and all costs, handling charges, late charges, expenses of both sales, our commissions on both sales at our regular rates, legal fees and expenses, collection fees and incidental damages. Payment will not be deemed to have been made in full until we have collected good funds. In the event that purchaser fails to pay any or all of the total purchase price for any lot and Stair nonetheless elects to pay the consignor any portion of the sale proceeds, the purchaser acknowledges that Stair shall have all of the rights of the consignor to pursue the purchaser for any amounts paid to the consignor, whether at law, in equity, or under these conditions of sale. In addition, defaulting purchaser will be deemed to have granted and assigned to Stair a continuing security interest of first priority in any property or money of or owing to such purchaser in our possession, custody or control, in each case whether at the time of the auction, the default or if acquired at any time thereafter, and we may retain and apply such property or money as collateral security for the obligations due to us. We shall have all the rights accorded a secured party under the New York Uniform Commercial Code. Purchaser hereby agrees that we may file financing statements under the New York Uniform Commercial Code without his/her signature. 11. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY In no event will our liability to a purchaser with respect to an item of property exceed the purchase price actually paid by such purchaser for such item. 12. NEW YORK LAW; JURISDICTION These Conditions of Sale as well as bidders’, the purchasers’ and our respective rights and obligations hereunder shall be governed by and construed and enforced in accordance with the laws of the State of New York. By bidding at an auction, whether present in person or by agent, order bid, telephone, online or other means, all bidders including the purchaser shall be deemed to have consented to the exclusive jurisdiction of the state courts of, and the federal courts sitting in, the State of New York. 13. COPYRIGHT The copyright in all images, illustrations and written material produced by or for Stair relating to a lot, including the contents of this catalogue, is, and shall remain at all times, the property of Stair and shall not be used by the buyer nor by anyone else, without our prior written consent. Stair reserves the right to reproduce any image of the lots sold in this catalogue.