Property from The Estates of
Thomas N. Armstrong III & Whitney 'Bunty' Brewster Armstrong

Held on Wednesday, February 14th, 2024

The top lot of the sale was Lot 112, Jan Matulka (Czech-Am., 1890-1972), Oil on Canvas "Still Life With Gramaphone" circa 1927, signed "Matulka" lower right. Frame size: 38 1/2" high, 48 1/2" wide. Sold at $50,000 hammer to a phone bidder against pre-sale estimate $8,000-12,000.

The second top lot of the sale was Lot 158, Jan Matulka (Czech-Am., 1890-1972), ink and pencil on paper "Broadway", signed "J. Matulka" lower right. Frame size: 24 3/4" high, 20 3/4" wide. Sold for $23,000 hammer to the same bidder, against pre-sale estimate of $3,000-5,000.

Third high selling lot was Lot 202, Betty Woodman (Am. b. 1930), glazed earthenware vessel "Pillow Pitcher", stamped "Woodman" on base. 21 1/2" high, 22" wide, 18 1/2" deep. Sold to an internet bidder at $18,000 hammer, against pre-sale estimate of $20,000-30,000.

Fourth high selling lot of the sale was Lot 66, John T. Bowen (Am. 1801-1856), after John James Audubon (Fr./Am., 1785-1851), hand colored engraving, 1837. White Heron, Pl. CCLXXXVI. Frame size: 34 3/8" high, 46 1/2" wide. Sold to the internet at $16,000 hammer, with conservative pre-sale estimate of $600-900.

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