AMERICAN FOLK ART AND CHINESE EXPORT FROM THE COLLECTION OF
ALBERT E. AND LINDAMARIE F. MITCHLER ON OCTOBER 11TH
Weschlers is pleased to announce their American Folk Art and Chinese Export Auction on Friday, October 11th at 10am. The sale consists of over two hundred lots from husband and wife collectors Albert E. and Lindamarie F. Mitchler, of Capitol Hill, DC. The Mitchlers love of collecting was inspired by the history of the pieces they collected as much as the objects themselves. In fact, they considered it a privilege to be the caretakers of the expansive decorative arts collection they amassed over the years. Here are just a few highlights from the auction:
Over thirty lots of fine art, including: landscapes, portraits and maps.
Victor de Grailly (Fr. 1804-1889)
The Capitol Seen from the White House
oil on canvas
Over sixty lots of Folk Art and decorative objects, including: trade signs, figureheads, weathervanes, wall ornaments, carousel horses, Tobacconist figures, hooked rugs and tleware.
American Carved and Painted Wood Tobacconist Figure of an Indian Princess
Attributed to the Workshop of Samuel Anderson Robb, New York, 1851-1928
Over thirty lots of lacquerware, including: a sewing stand, a chess table, letter boxes, gaming boxes, tea caddies and accessories.
Chinese Export Gilt Decorated Black Lacquer Table Cabinet
Second Quarter 19th Century
Over eighty lots of Chinese Export porcelain, including: urns, platters, table garniture, cachepots, punch bowls, chamber pots, tea articles, beaker vases and much more
Chinese Export Famille Rose Punch Bowl
Jiaqing Period (1796-1820)
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