Neue Auctions' March 26th online-only sale emphasizes English antiques, fine art and Chinese Export
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The nearly 300 lots were consigned from private estates and collections. Featured were items from many periods, including English Regency, George III, William & Mary, William IV and Louis XV. Online bidding was provided by several platforms.

BEACHWOOD, Ohio - OhioPen -- Two bronze figural statues by American sculptor Frederick William MacMonnies (1863-1937) sold for a combined $39,360, a monumental landscape painting by George Hetzel (French/American, 1826-1899) rose to $22,140, and a massive baluster form vase cast with the face of a woman by Paul Francois Berthoud (French, 1870-1939) brought $13,530 in Neue Auctions' English & Chinese Export Art & Antiques auction held March 26th.

The online-only affair contained nearly 300 lots, with an emphasis on English antiques, fine art and Chinese Export, consigned from private estates and collections. Featured were items from many periods, including English Regency, George III, William & Mary, William IV and Louis XV. Consignments came in from various upscale towns and with provenances ranging from James London Antiques (New London, Conn.) to Wayne Pratt and Israel Sack American Antiques (New York City).

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The MacMonnies bronzes were signed by the sculptor, exhibited a nice green verdigris patina and carried the foundry mark for Jaboeuf & Rouard of Paris. The top lot, a very rare cast titled Pioneer Mother, measured 15 inches tall. It was originally designed and cast in monumental form for the Pioneer Monument in Denver, Colorado, erected in 1911 ($27,060). The other, the classic MacMonnies beauty Diana, dated 1890, stood 31 inches tall ($12,300). It was the sale's third top lot.

The oil on canvas painting by George Hetzel, titled Scalp Level Landscape, Pennsylvania, 1887, was monumental at 30 inches by 50 inches. Artist signed and dated, it depicted a river landscape  in the noted Scalp Level area of Pennsylvania, home to the artists of the Scalp Level School in the 1860s.

The baluster form Art Nouveau vase by Paul Francois Berthoud, titled Femme Libellule (circa 1900), was rare and large, at 25 inches tall. It was cast with the face of a woman with flowing hair supported by dragonfly wings and feathers and the base was cast with Queen Anne's Lace flowers.

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To learn more about Neue Auctions, please visit www.neueauctions.com. Updates are posted often. Company officers Cynthia Maciejewksi and Bridget McWilliams can be reached by phone at 216-245-6707; or via email at cynthia@neueauctions.com or bridget@neueauctions.com.

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