Sale location: NEW YORK.
Sale date: MAY 20, 1994.
Title, description: Property of the Estate of Wendell Cherry
Chinese Export Porcelain and European Ceramics; lots 1-8
Chinese Works of Art; lots 9-15
Japanese Works of Art; lot 16
Decorations; lots 17-44
Sculpture; lots 45-46
Scientific Instruments; lot 47
Objects of Vertu; lots 48-55
Silver; lots 56-64
Furniture & Lighting; lots 65
Tapestries & Carpets; lots 108-116
Lots 1-116, most items are shown in color, about 136 pages. Highlights include: a Russian Rococo Copper Gilt & Silvered Metal Miniature Commode, an Important Pair of Louis XV Ormolu Covered Vases, a Florentine Bronze of Hercules, a Brass Ptolemaic Armillary Sphere, a Regency Silver-Gilt Egyptian-style Candelabrum, the Stowe Cistern, a George II Giltwood Chandelier from St. Giles, a17th century Italian Baroque Console, a Louis XIV Ebony & Boulle Marquetry Bureau Plat, Cartonnier and Clock, a Chinese Polychrome-Painted 12 fold Coromandel Screen, a rare Louis XVI Ormolu-Mounted Boulle Marquetry & Ebony Commode a Vantaux, the Shrewsbury Commodes, a Paris Old Testament Tapestry, a Louis XV Aubusson Pile Carpet.
Ronald Varney of Sotheby’s wrote a 3 page article about the collection titled “Grand & Colorful Rooms of Art”.