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World House Galleries records, 1927-1991, bulk 1953-1980

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Series 6: Auctions , 1968-1988, 1956-1959
1.4 Linear feet
Box 7-9, 11

This series holds records related to art work sold through Christie's, Parke-Bernet 84 (a division of Parke-Bernet), and Sotheby's auction houses in New York City. Herbert Mayer sold some art through the auction houses while World House Galleries was open and disseminated the majority of his personal art collection after the gallery closed. The folders contain correspondence, receipts, consignment agreements, settlement statements, lists of art available through the auction houses and other miscellanous materials.
Description Container Select
Christie's, Jewelry, 1980-1988
7
22
Christie's, Oriental Art Sales, 1969-1974
7
23
Christie's, Oriental Art Sales, 1975
7
24
Christie's East, 1985
7
25
Christie's London, Persian Ceramics, 1976-1979
8
1
Christie's London, Persian Pottery, Coins, Sculpture, 1977
8
2
Christie's New York, Jade Necklaces, 1977
8
3
Kornfeld & Klipstein, 1956-1959, 1977-1978
8
4
Parke-Bernet 84, 1968-1969
8
5
Parke-Bernet 84, 1971
8
6
Parke-Bernet 84, 1972
8
7
Parke-Bernet 84, 1973
8
8
Parke-Bernet 84, Correspondence, 1971
8
9
Parke-Bernet 84, Correspondence, 1972
8
10
Parke-Bernet 84, Correspondence, 1973
8
11
Parke-Bernet 84, African and Other Ethnic Art, 1971-1975
Retained the original folder title from the collection. Most of the documents are on African Art, but there are also records titled "Miscellaneous - Coptic, Oceanic, Egyptian, Chinese, Indian, Mexican, African, Etc." which contain lists of items from various countries.
8
12
Parke-Bernet 84, African and Other Ethnic Art, 1974
8
13
Parke-Bernet 84, Antonio Rossellino Terracotta Relief, 1968-1975
Oversized material housed in Box 11, Folder 14.
8
14
Parke-Bernet 84, Asian Art Sales, 1974
8
15
Parke-Bernet 84, Asian Art Sales, 1974-1975
8
16
Parke-Bernet 84, Claims for Missing Asian Art, 1973-1977
8
17
Parke-Bernet 84, Furniture and Coin Sales, 1969-1971
8
18
Parke-Bernet 84, Michel Elia Sculpture, 1977-1979
8
19
Sotheby's, 1974-1975
8
20
Sotheby's, 1983
8
21
Sotheby's, 1984-1985
8
22
Sotheby's, 1987
9
1
Sotheby's, "The Dream" by Jean Miro, 1984-1986
9
2
Sotheby's, Fernand Leger Tapestry, 1983-1984
9
3
Oversized Photograph, Antonio Rossellino Terracotta, 1968-1975
Oversized material from Box 8, Folder 14.
11
14

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