Kaminski Winter Estate Sale February 8th, 2015

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Kaminski Auctions’ February 8th Winter Estate Auction presents a diverse collection of fine art and antiques, with a strong focus on oil paintings. Among the unusual items to be offered are three Louis Vuitton trunks, a collection of Steiff mohair toys and three glider pilot licenses signed by Orville Wright, also a variety of Asian art, as well as jewelry, with a striking 18K gold, platinum diamond and emerald ring as the star lot.

Ivan Silych Goryushkin-Sorokopudov (Russian, 1873-1954), "Prayer in the Home of a Mordvinian," pastel, circa 1910

Kaminski Auctions’ February 8th Winter Estate Auction presents a diverse collection of fine art and antiques, with a strong focus on oil paintings. Notable artists represented include John Leslie Breck, Willy Eisenschitz and Fausto Giusto.

John Leslie Breck (American, 1860-1899) painted in the style of the Impressionists and was one of the first artists to join the artist colony at GIverny, France. Having grown up in the Boston area there will sure to be in interest in this tonal scene of white sunlit cottages along a dark green riverbank. The painting is an oil on panel, signed lower left and estimated at $10,000-$15,0000.

Another important entry in the sale is a pastel circa 1910 by Ivan Silych Goryushkin-Sorokopudov (Russian, 1873-1954) owned since 1922 by the family of Bernardo Dobranicki distinguished Dean Emeritus and Professor of Law at the Ave Maria School of Law, Naples, Florida. "Prayer in the Home of a Mordvinian," is a reflective scene of contemplative faces with the cold winter light streaming in. It is valued at $8,000-$12,000.

A French Provençal brightly colored landscape with green and yellow hills of a rural cottage set amongst red stylized trees, oil on canvas, by Willy Eisenschitz (French, 1889-1974) and a Paris street scene of “Place de Republique” by Fausto Giusto round out the top painting lots on offer.

Among the more unusual items to be offered are three Louis Vuitton trunk s, a collection of Steiff mohair toys, several World War II Nazi medals and dagger, and three glider pilot licenses signed by Orville Wright.

The sale will also feature a variety of Asian art, including an important 18th Century Chinese Famille Rose porcelain fish bowl. The exterior is decorated with flowers, insects and birds with the interior painted with seven goldfish and plants. Valued at $20,000-$25,000 it is sure to garner Chinese collectors interest.

The star lot of jewelry in the sale is a striking 18K gold, platinum, and diamond, Ladie’s ring with a 14.25 carat emerald set with 18 round brilliant cut diamonds valued at $4,500-$5,500.

Several Colt revolvers, couture by Fendi, Givenchy and Malo, Russian icons and silver round out this eclectic mix for the February 8th Winter Sale at Kaminski Auctions gallery at 117 Elliot Street, RT. 62, Beverly, Massachusetts.

Preview time are Thursday - Saturday, February 5th - 7th, 10AM - 5PM and day of sale beginning at 8AM. For more information and to view the sales online go to http://www.kaminskiauctions.com 978-927-2223.

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