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Top Lots of LX: Spring Fine Art and Antiques

See top lots in Capsule's LX: Spring Fine Art and Antiques sale

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May 04, 2023

On May 11th, Capsule presents LX: Spring Fine Art and Antiques, an eclectic sale of curated paintings, prints, photography, antiques, carpets, books, and furniture. The sale offers estate-fresh discoveries for every collector. Check out the top trending lots getting the most attention right now.

Lot 90, Barry Moser, Pennyroyal Press, Alice in Wonderland, Lewis Carroll

Lot 90 | Barry Moser, Pennyroyal Press, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland


A highlight of the sale is a 1982 Pennyroyal Press edition of Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland accompanied by 75 signed Barry Moser illustrated prints. This special literary and illustrative achievement comes from a limited edition of 350 copies and is encased by a custom protective cover. His illustrations for the book won Moser the 1983 American Book Awards for pictorial design.

Lot 127, Vincent Arcilesi, Trees at Charlevoix, (1967)

Lot 127 | Vincent Arcilesi, Trees at Charlevoix, (1967)


Fresh to market from the estate of esteemed painter Vincent Arcilesi, Trees at Charlevoix is a charming example of the American artist’s joyfully sensual landscapes. Arcilesi has exhibited extensively including at the Whitney Biennial, the Brooklyn Museum, the Corcoran Gallery of Art, MoMA PS 1, and the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art Palazzo Forti in Verona, Italy. He is represented in numerous collections including The Art Institute of Chicago, the Hirschhorn Museum, and the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago.

Lot 116, Rosa Bonheur, Study of a Deer

Lot 116 | Rosa Bonheur, Study of a Deer


Rosa Bonheur, the famous painter of animals, is featured in the sale with her painting Study of a Deer, featuring gentle renderings surrounding a central deer figure. The 18th century French artist’s expertise in painting fauna is present in many of her most well-known works.

Lot 161, Käthe Kollwitz, Study for 'The Peasant's Revolt' / Boy with Arms Around Mother's Neck

Lot 161 | Käthe Kollwitz, Study for 'The Peasant's Revolt' / Boy with Arms Around Mother's Neck


This signed lithograph duo by Käthe Kollwitz feature two works, the first of Study for 'The Peasant's Revolt', and the other "Boy with Arms Around Mother's Neck". 

Lot 181, Horace Vernet, Napoleon in Russia

Lot 181 | Horace Vernet, Napoleon in Russia


The acclaimed French painter Horace Vernet is featured in the sale with his watercolor work Napoleon in Russia. The legacy of painters Carle Vernet, his father, and Joseph Vernet, his grandfather, Horace was renowned for his battle panoramas, particularly those in the Gallery of Battles at Versailles. 

Lot 8, Herschede Tall Hall Clock

Lot 8 | Herschede Tall Hall Clock 


A special inclusion to the sale is a Herschede model 294 tall hall clock, with a beautiful mahogany case and classically intricate moon phase dial. The carved details of the exterior of the clock create an impressive visual statement.

Lot 79, J.W. Ray & Co. Brass Ship's Telegraph

Lot. 79 | J.W. Ray & Co. Brass Ship's Telegraph


Garnering attention is this captivating brass ship's telegraph from J.W. Ray & Co. featuring an illuminating face with twin handle design, and applied faux barnacles. 

Lot 39, Louis XVI Style Kingwood Commode

Lot 39 | Louis XVI Kingwood Commode


This Louis XVI Style Kingwood Commode is just one piece of exciting furniture featured in the sale. Topped with a beautiful carved piece of marble, this Kingwood Commode features two drawers and is fitted with intricate floral ormolu mounts.

Lot 48, 18-Light Venetian Glass Chandelier

Lot 48 | 18-Light Venetian Glass Chandelier


A beautiful example of Venetian glass, this 18-light single tier chandelier was handblown and is detailed with luscious botanical finial elements throughout. The soft blue and pink components play off each other and are complemented by shimmering gilt accents. 

Pre-bidding for LX: Spring Fine Art and Antiques is available now. Live bidding begins May 11th at 11:00 AM EST.

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