7/29/2017 - Fine and Decorative Art: Live Salesroom Auction

Past Auction

July 29, 2017 10:00 AM EDT Cincinnati


Cowan's Summer Fine & Decorative Arts auction features the musical collection of the Late Irene and Theodore Leverett of North Carolina. The collection includes a wide variety of cylinder and disc music boxes, and fine musical instruments. Among the lots offered from this collection are a Mermod Freres Cylinder Music Box with Matching Table (Lot 134) and a rare Regina Coffin Top Music Box (Lot 137).

The decorative arts portion of the auction also includes a strong selection of American, English and Continental silver, most notably a Tiffany Beekman pattern flatware service (Lot 65), a Mexican Modernist sterling coffee service (Lot 86), and a group of Russian silver enameled pieces (Lots 326-329). Furniture highlights include a fine Georgian chest of drawers in burled walnut (Lot 167), a George I cupboard (Lot 166), and two Elizabethan tables (Lots 163 and 179).

Also offered is a fine selection of American and European paintings and bronzes including a landscape by William Louis Sonntag (Lot 4), a set of Norman Rockwell Four Seasons lithographs (Lot 22), and an exceptional bronze, Friends Forever, by Demétre Chiparus (Lot 259).


Saturday, July 29, 2017 10:00 am ET

Friday, July 28, 2017 from 12:00 to 5:00 pm
Saturday, July 29, 2017 from 8:00 to 10:00 am

Kirstie Craven
513-871-1670 x231

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Cowan's uses The Art Loss Registry to vet items in our Fine & Decorative Art, Modern Art, and Modern Ceramics auctions. Offering due diligence services to auction houses to help identify items consigned to them that have been reported stolen or subject to claim. 

Exhibition Times

Fri, Jul 28, 2017 | 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM EDT
Sat, Jul 29, 2017 | 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM EDT

Contact Info

Kirstie Craven