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
Pair of fine & rare George III silver wine coolers
Pair of fine & rare George III silver wine coolers
GENESEO, N.Y. - Sept. 13, 2023 - PRLog -- Cottone Auctions' Fine Art, Antiques and Silver Auction slated for Friday, September 29th, starting promptly at 12 o'clock noon Eastern time, will feature the collection of New York State Senator and Ambassador Hugh Douglas Barclay of Pulaski, New York, as well as items from various other estates and private collections.

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

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); a large centerpiece tureen with cover, signed by Georg Jensen, in cursive (est. $30,000-$50,000); and a graduated set of tazzas by Johan Rohde for Georg Jensen, with hammered pedestal base, floral and scroll work combined with floral center piece with a hand hammered sculptural bowl.

Also offered will be a massive King's Bowl, originally designed for King Gustav V of Sweden in 1917 (est. $30,000-$50,000); a pair of Queen's Bowls (est. $30,000-$50,000); Princess Bowls (est. $10,000-$15,000); and a pair of George III silver wine coolers by Paul Storr, London, 1819, bombe fluted form with applied oak sprays, shell and foliage scroll borders and retaining their original undertrays (est. $50,000-$80,000).

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 Telephone and absentee bids are accepted. To place bids, you may call the Cottone Auctions gallery at (585) 243-1000, or register through Online bidding will also be accessible through and

For more information, please visit or call (585) 243-1000.

Matt Cottone
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