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Fine items from the collection of H. Douglas Barclay will be auctioned Sept. 29 by Cottone Auctions
Highlighting Mr. Barclay's collection is an extensive selection of fine silver, many wonderful decorative arts, fine Oriental and silk Kashan rugs, Chinese jade carvings, lamps & lighting. Online bidding will be available on multiple platforms.
By: Cottone Auctions
An impressive array of fine silver including important works by Georg Jensen and Paul Storr, lamps and accessories by Tiffany Studios, postmodern artworks by Andy Warhol and Keith Haring, and other fine and decorative arts, will be offered. The full catalog, complete with photos and detailed descriptions, can be viewed at cottoneauctions.com.
New York State Senator and Ambassador H. Douglas Barclay was a graduate of Yale College and the Syracuse University College of Law. He served eleven consecutive terms as a New York State Senator from 1965 to 1984 before being appointed Ambassador to the Republic of El Salvador by President George W. Bush in 2003. In 2007, Ambassador Barclay was awarded El Salvador's Order of José Matías Delgado for eminent services to the Republic.
Highlighting Mr. Barclay's collection is an extensive collection of fine silver, which features many important, "special order" pieces by Georg Jensen, including a pair of monumental five-light candelabras (est. $40,000-$60,000);
Also offered will be a massive King's Bowl, originally designed for King Gustav V of Sweden in 1917 (est. $30,000-$50,000);
Previews will be held by appointment in Cottone Auctions' gallery, located at 120 Court Street in Geneseo, N.Y. Live in-house and online bidding will be available through Cottone Auctions. Register to bid at live.cottoneauctions.com. Telephone and absentee bids are accepted. To place bids, you may call the Cottone Auctions gallery at (585) 243-1000, or register through cottoneauctions.com. Online bidding will also be accessible through Invaluable.com and LiveAuctioneers.com.
For more information, please visit www.cottoneauctions.com or call (585) 243-1000.