Cottone Multi-Estate Auction Mar 21

. February 3, 2009

A multi-estate auction comprising 350 lots from important collections, prominent homes and even museums will be sold Saturday, March 21, by Cottone Auctions. The sale will be held in Cottone’s spacious 6,000-square-foot gallery, at 120 Court Street. Geneseo is located in upstate New York, just south of Rochester and equidistant from Buffalo and Syracuse.

The auction will feature original paintings by noted, listed artists (some of them from The Strong National Museum of Play in Rochester, N.Y.); several pieces of Tiffany; Americana (to include burl bowls and paint-decorated items, Shaker items and a collection of Toleware); and decorative items, to include pieces of Royal Worcester porcelain and a nice Limoges dinner set).

Also set to cross the block will be rare and collectible Stoneware; bronze and marble sculptures; American and Continental furniture pieces; vintage clocks; Oriental rugs; several Currier & Ives prints; an 18th-century Lancaster & Co. walnut cupboard with carved crest; a Liberts book case; several pieces of art pottery; and more. The auction will begin at 11 a.m.

Previews will be held Friday, March 20, from noon to 6 p.m. (or by appointment), and Saturday, the day of sale, from 9-11 a.m.

Cottone’s next big auction will be a significant clock sale, scheduled for Saturday, April 25. Already consigned are an Ithaca Cornell model floor clock, some fine New England banjo clocks (including Simon Willard), a rare Juvet time globe, and E. Howard wall regulators. Many of the clocks are from the private collection of Dr. Malbranche; a private Texas collection; the North Carolina collection of Ted Stevens; and other private collections. Call for a color catalog ($25).

Cottone Auctions has been conducting specialized auctions for selling fine art and antiques for over 25 years. The firm is always accepting quality consignments for future sales. To consign a single item, an estate or collection, you may call them at (585) 243-3100, or e-mail them at scottone@rochester.rr.com.

For more information, log on to www.cottoneauctions.com.

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