February 23 & 24, 2013
An Extraordinary Collection of Asian Art
Deaccessioned from the Headley-Whitney Museum, Lexington, Kentucky

  1. Chinese Carved Rhinoceros Horn Libation Cup, 18th c., h. 3 in., w. 4¾ in., Prov.: George W. Headley III.
  2. Chinese Carved Hardwood Libation Cup, 17th/18th c., h. 4¼ in., w. 4¾ in., Prov.: George de Menasce (1890-1967) Collection, London; Spink & Son, London; George W. Headley III.
  3. Chinese Carved Rhinoceros Horn Libation Cup, 17th/18th c., h. 2½ in., w. 4 1/8 in., Prov.: George W. Headley III.
  4. Chinese Carved Rhinoceros Horn Libation Cup, 17th/18th c., h. 2¼ in., w. 5 1/8 in., Prov.: George W. Headley III.
  5. Chinese Carved Rhinoceros Horn Libation Cup, 18th c., h. 4 1/8 in., w. 7 1/8 in., Prov.: George W. Headley III.
  6. Chinese Archaistic Carved Rhinoceros Horn Libation Cup, 18th c., h. 3¾ in., w. 5 5/8 in., Prov.: George W. Headley III.
  7. Chinese Archaistic Carved Rhinoceros Horn Libation Cup, 18th c., h. 2½ in., w. 3 in., Prov.: George W. Headley III.
  8. Chinese Junyao Bowl, Yuan Dynasty (1271-1368), dia. 7½ in., Prov.: William Clayton, London; Mildred and Rafi Mottahedeh, 1962; Sotheby’s, NY, Sept. 20, 2000, lot 100.
  9. Chinese School, “Swans beneath Winter Willow,” ink and color on silk, two seals, mounted with a calligraphy panel, ink on paper, bearing signature of Ma Lin, together 76¾ x 38½ in., hanging scroll, Prov.: Parke-Bernet Galleries, NY, Dec. 1967, lot 291, attr. to Ma Lin (act. 1180-1256); George W. Headley III.
  10. Chinese School, “Eagle and Autumn Leaves,” ink and color on silk, bearing signature of Emperor Song
    Huizong and six seals, 53 x 28½ in., hanging scroll, Prov.: Parke-Bernet Galleries, NY, Dec. 1967, lot 277, attr. to Emperor Song Huizong (reigned 1082-1135); George W. Headley III.
  11. Fine Indian Carved and Reticulated Ivory Tusk, 19th c., h. 41 in., Prov. Graham Pontet, Ltd., London; George W. Headley III.
  12. Chinese Yellow Ground Kesi “Orchid” Robe, Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), h. 54 in., Prov.: Alma Headley de Waal.
  13. Chinese School, “Court Gathering,” ink, color and gilt on silk, bearing signature of Qiu Ying, 53 x 110¼ in., framed, Prov. George W. Headley III.
  14. Pr. Antique Chinese Brown Lacquer Barrel Stools, h. 17¾ in.
  15. Rare Chinese Blue and White Drum Form Jar and Cover, Jiajing mark but 17th c., h. 9 1/8 in., Prov.: Chait, NY; Christie’s, NY, Sept. 21, 2000, lot 338.
  16. Antique Quran, ink, gouache and gold on paper, tooled leather cover, sh. 8½ x 4¼ in.

Featuring Property descended in the Family of Willis F. Harrington (1882-1960),
Vice President, Board of Directors, DuPont Company

  1. Charles Francois Daubingy (France 1817-1878), “La Rue a Valmondois.” o/c., 15 x 23 in.
  2. Pierre Joseph Redoute (French, 1759-1840), “Globba Erecta (Indian Ginger),” pencil and watercolor on vellum (1 of 4), 18½ x 13½ in.
  3. F. Grayson Sayre (American/ California 1879-1939), “Homestead in the Sierra Nevada Foothills.” o/c.,
    28¼ x 36 in.
  4. Fine American Coin Silver Pitcher, Kentucky, Asa Blanchard, marked. h. 7½ in ., w. 7½ in.
  5. American Classical Coin Silver Coffee and Tea Service, John McMullin, Philadelphia, 1765-1843, act., 1795-1843.
  6. Bronze Reclining Figure, mid-19th c., after the Parthenon, red stamp of A. Collas, F. Barbedienne, later inscr. “A.Rodin,” h. 14½ in., w. 30½ in., d. 10 in.
  7. American Sterling Silver Soup Tureen, Moore for Tiffany and Co., 1860-1864, h. 13½ in.
  8. American Classical Mahogany Armchair, early 19th c., attr D. Phyfe, NY.
  9. Pair of Antique Georgian-Style Silver Gilt Consoles, late 19th c., labeled “WM. Baumgarten & Co., 5th Ave., New York.” h., 34½ in., w 50½ in.
  10. American Classical Mahogany Games Table, early 19th c., h. 30 in.
  11. American Classical Carved Mahogany Center Table, c. 1825, Boston, h. 30 in., d. 40¼ in.
  12. Very fine American Rosewood Bedstead, c. 1850-1860, J. H. Belter, NY. h. 65 in., l. 81½ in., w. 63 in.
  13. Regency Mahogany Gueridon, early 19th c., manner of Thomas Hope.
  14. American Classical Carved Mahogany Sideboard, early 19th c., attr A. Quervelle, h. 75 in., w. 73 in., d. 23½ in.
  15. American Chippendale Walnut Highboy, 18th c., Delaware Valley, h. 78¾ in., w. 42 in.

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