Lot 42: Kenneth Armitage (British, 1916-2002), hammer price: $50,000

Lot 42: Kenneth Armitage (British, 1916-2002), hammer price: $50,000

MARCH 19 ESTATE AUCTION

Over 750 lots sourced from local estates, including:

  • Important African American paintings from the collection of Dr. Laura Hines, former wife of artist Felrath Hines (American, 1913-1993)
  • Items from the historic Stone House, Somers, NY, former home of P.T. Barnum
  • Items from the estate of Elizabeth Luther, NYC, proceeds to be donated to Old Sturbridge Village
  • and more!

Post-War African-American paintings and prints by the artists of Spiral (17 lots)

Romare Bearden's short-lived but influential group of artists known collectively as Spiral was an important stepping stone for many black artists during the civil rights era.  We are delighted to be offering 17 works from the collection of Dr. Laura Hines, former wife of Spiral member Felrath Hines (1918-1993), including multiple works by the artist and several by his colleagues Norman Wilfred LewisRichard Mayhew, and Charles Wilbert White.  Read more

Norman Wilfred Lewis (American, 1919-1979), Untitled, 1951, $15,000-20,000

Norman Wilfred Lewis (American, 1919-1979), Untitled, 1951, $15,000-20,000

About Butterscotch Auction Gallery

Founded in 1987 by fine art appraiser Paul D. Marinucci, Butterscotch Auctioneers & Appraisers has established itself as one of the preeminent estate auction houses in the greater New York City area.  It is the oldest and foremost auction of Westchester County, NY, and has developed a reputation for great serviceability and high-quality merchandise among consignors and buyers alike.

Items from the historic Stone House of Somers, NY, former home of P.T. Barnum

The 1849 Greek Revival home made from giant granite slabs has been the subject of photographs by Walker Evans and was for a time the residence of P.T. Barnum.  Among the offerings from its holdings is an English Astronomical lantern clock by Payne and Co., London ($6,000-8,000), several fine American primitive paintings, a 'Jupe' radial action extension dining table, and a large 17th Century English school sporting painting ($4,000-6,000)

The Stone House, Somers, NY

The Stone House, Somers, NY

Seeking Consignments

Currently seeking consignments for our July 2017 auction
(consignment deadline: June 16). 

Contact us today to schedule a free evaluation of paintings, furniture, jewelry, Asian works of art, decorative arts, carpets, or any item of value.  Specializing in estate work, we sell just about everything under the sun.


Selling at Butterscotch Auction Gallery


Estate Services
Butterscotch is well-versed in appraising and liquidating full estates of all varieties. Our team can assist you every step of the way.

 

Single Items and Collections
It doesn't matter if you're looking to part with one item or a house full of them- Our team will make sure your consignment process is easy, headache-free, and enjoyable. 
 

Buying at Butterscotch Auction Gallery


 

Butterscotch Auction Gallery presents high-quality auctions four times per year sourced from local estates and collectors. We have a passion for bringing you the best items we can find and love to share our knowledge and expertise with our buyers.