Dates & Times (US/Eastern)

Bidding ends:
Tue, December 3, 2019 5:00PM
Mon, Dec 2, 2019 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue, Dec 3, 2019 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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  • Terms & Conditions

    Terms & Conditions of Sale - Hudson Valley Auctioneers LLC

    Please note that participation in an Auction held at Hudson Valley Auctioneers, whether in person, by phone, via absentee bid or by way of a Live Internet platform such as Live Auctioneers requires the acceptance of our terms of sale, participation therefore constitutes acceptance of all terms listed on this page.

    Hudson Valley Auctioneers has endeavored to accurately describe all items being sold, but all property herein offered for sale is strictly "as is", and it is the bidder's responsibility, whether bidding in person, by mail, by e-mail or by telephone to determine the exact condition of each item.

    No statement in the catalog, bill of sale, invoice, or elsewhere by a representative of, or person in employ of Hudson Valley Auctioneers shall be deemed to be a warranty, representation, or assumption of liability with respect to age, condition, size, quality, variety, importance, provenance of historical relevance of any of these items.

    The auctioneer will be the final judge as to which bidder is the highest bidder. In the event of any dispute in this matter, the auctioneer shall, at his or her discretion decide whether to reopen the bidding.

    Title to all merchandise shall pass to the highest bidder and the fall of the auctioneers’ "hammer". The purchaser shall assume full risk and responsibility for the lot purchased once title has passed.

    A note on fire arms, All firearms requiring background checks will be made available through Sal Quattro, 2251 Route 44, Pleasant Valley, New York.This gallery will take firearms to Quattro once payment has been received, 845 635 8335


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Sale Description

Hudson Valley Auctioneers located at 432 Main Street Beacon, New York  will present a two session unreserved antique and estate auction on Monday December 2nd beginning promptly at 2:00 PM EST. The sale offers bidding with online platform as well as in house, absentee and phone bidding a Session One features 165 lots from several different estates highlighted by thirty five military and sporting long guns, several Civil War, WW 1 and 2 firearms, swords, bayonets and artifacts, uniforms, and other items of interest.

  Session Two follows at 5:00 pm with 375 additional lots, primarily from the personal collection of Nyack NY dealer James Donovan, the remaining contents of Forest Hall Antiques of Milford PA. following the passing of owner Peter Spielhagen,

 silver and jewelry from a Pawling NY estate, as well various other consignments and gallery additions.

  Jim Donovan has collected with an eye for the whimsical, the dramatic and the enjoyable in art, sculpture, decoration and function. From mid century modern to 18th and 19th century the contributions from his attic to basement packed Nyack home will delight most and perhaps shock others. Impossible to include the entire collection in one sale this auction features many large canvases, MCM furnishings, stone and bronze sculptures, lighting, interesting Japanese and Chinese mostly from the main floor.

  Forest Hall Antiques of  Milford, Pennsylvania occupied an imposing stone landmark building in the downtown since 1991 and until recently offered an extensive selection of 18th and 19th century continental and Chinese elmwood furniture, Delft, pewter, Meissen, early artworks, German and Bohemian glass, continental bronzes, several gilt mirrors and other staples of which 100 or so lots are included.

  The Pawling estate contributed 25 fine jewelry lots many with multiple pieces, a sterling service for 12 Wallace Grand Baroque, country furniture and accessories and numerous early oil paintings. Relatively unknown German artist Franz Paul Glass 1886-1964 is well represented with several oils, many etchings, watercolor illustrations and studies sold individually and in lots.

   Previews are Sunday 1-5 the doors open at 12 noon on Monday or by appointment. 


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