Visual Grace, Important American Folk Art from the Collection of Ralph O. Esmerian, January 25, 2014
Some highlights from the Esmerian Auction at Sotheby's:
Jacob Maentel,"John Bickel and Caterina Bickel" sold for $330,000.
Oval Sgraffito Earthenware Dish, attributed to Conrad Mumbouer or John Monday, sold for $230,000.
Stiehly Spice Cup sold for $200,000.
Portrait of Jeremiah H. Emerson by Ruth Whittier Shute and Samuel addison Shute sold for $550,000.
Carved Pine Pheasant Hen Weathervane sold for $370,000.
Samuel Anderson Rob Santa Claus sold for $725,000.
Dentzel Company Carousel Rabbit sold for $85,000.