December 9th Estate Auction Frederick W. Davis of Mexico
Listing ID#: 1507567

Auction Location

Santa Ana, CA 92707
Auction Dates and TimesSALE IS COMPLETED
Bidding Starts: Monday Nov 27, 12:00 PM
Bidding Ends: Saturday Dec 9, 12:00 PM
Auction Type
 Online Auction (local pick-up only)  VIEW ONLINE CATALOG
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South Coast Auction

Contact: Billy S Humphries
Phone: 714-957-1225
Email: southcoastauction@verizon.net
Website: www.southcoastauction.net

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Listing Terms and Conditions
Conditions of Sale All purchases must be paid for in full and removed by specified times: Thursday through Saturday 9a-3p on the days immediately following the close of the auction. All sale are final. No refunds or exchanges. No exceptions. PAYMENTS: Cash, Debit, Credit, or Cashier’s Check. Personal or Company Checks with prior auctioneer approval only. All Items are sold “AS-IS, WHERE-IS and with ALL FAULTS.” Please inspect all items prior to bidding. While descriptions are believed to be accurate, South Coast Auction (SCA LLP) and the Auctioneer make no representation or warranty, expressed or implied as to the merchantability, correctness, description, age, antiquity, appraised value or condition of the property to be sold at auction. Buyer is SOLELY responsible for determining the condition, faults, proper nomenclature/identification of auction merchandise. Items may be added or deleted from sale for any reason at any time. FEES: All lots come with a 20% Buyers Premium and CA Sales Tax at 9.25% in addition to the winning bid amount. Invoice when receipted is the Bill Of Sale. Payment of Invoice constitutes acceptance of listed property without guaranty or warranty. LOAD OUT AGREEMENT: Buyer must pay in full and load out by time posted or announced. All merchandise not loaded out on time is left at SCA LLP entirely at the buyer’s own risk for any and all losses due to damage, theft, weather etc. SCA LLP will assist load out at the buyer’s own risk and request. SCA LLP will NOT be responsible for any damages to items purchased, personal property or person that occur during load out. At the discretion of the auctioneer, late pick up is subject to a per diem storage and handling fee. Large quantities of left over items may be subject to a higher fee. Any items left beyond 30 days are subject to ownership forfeit back to SCA LLP with no refund and to be resold at auctioneer discretion. NO REFUNDS, NO CREDITS, NO EXCHANGES, NO RETURNS. YOUR COOPERATION IS REQUIRED, EXPECTED AND APPRECIATED. BUYER ACKNOWLEDGES AND AGREES TO CONDITIONS OF SALE (POSTED OR ANNOUNCED ON AWARD OF BID).
Listing Information

 

Come Join THE FUN, Bid For Bargains

and Have a Good Time!

Please Come and Preview In Person! We are Open Monday-Saturday 9am-4pm .

For Catalog of Items and Bidding visit https://southcoastauction.hibid.com/auctions/ or

www.southcoastauction.net

Call or Email with any questions

The third and final sale of effects on conjunction with John Moran Auctioneers;

Once in a Lifetime Opportunity to Purchase a Piece of the Life of Mexico's Most Famous Art and Antiques Dealer. In storage Since 1963 by two Generations of Fred Davis' family, we are proud to feature select items from Davis' personal collection with additions: 

 Miguel Covarrubias Drawing,  MANY Etchings & Lithographs, Bauer & Catalina Pottery, Del Rey Monterey Style  Furniture, Indian Baskets, Sterling Silver Bowls, Mexican Art Books, Meissen, Persian  Rugs, Navajo Rugs, Royal Vienna Tea Set, Spanish Colonial Silver, Watercolor & Paintings, Fine Glassware, Mexican Folk Art, William Spratling Bracelet, Hector Aguilar Jewelry, Rene d’harnoncourt Drawings, Chinese Antiques, Fine Antiques  and Personal Effects  of Frederick W. Davis

To view Fred Davis estate collection items search FD21 in the online catalog. 

From Wikipedia:

Frederick W. Davis (April 17, 1877 - March 7, 1961) operated an antiquities and folk art shop in Mexico City. Davis was an early collector and dealer in pre-Columbian and Mexican folk art and his shop was a place where Mexican Modern artists who were interested in pre-Columbian and folk art, often met.

Davis was born and raised in Illinois. He came to Mexico about 1910 and worked for the Sonora News Company selling newspapers, guidebooks, and souvenirs on the Southern Pacific Railway line south from Nogales, Arizona. Davis, who was interested in folk art and pre-Columbian art of Mexico became the manager of the Sonora Company's arts and crafts showroom in Mexico City. During the Mexican Revolution (1910-1920), many Mexican antiques came on the market. After 1920, as stability returned and Americans became interested in Mexico, Davis's shop attracted collectors and other visitors. Artists of the emerging “Mexican school” were interested in both historical and contemporary folk art, so they also gravitated to Davis's shop. Davis was among the first to collect, display and sell their work. He exhibited work by Diego RiveraJosé Clemente Orozco, and Rufino Tamayo; others who came to the shop included Miguel Covarrubias and Jean Charlot. Davis also displayed work by Americans including George BiddleCaroline Durieux, and William Spratling.

In 1927, Davis hired Rene d'Harnoncourt as his assistant. D'Harnoncourt worked with Davis until 1933, helping in the purchase and sale of art objects and organizing displays and exhibits in the showroom.

Davis was also a noted silversmith and produced numerous pieces of Mexican jewelry.

Davis was gay, but few accounts of his life mention this fact.

In 1933, Davis left the Sonora News Company and became head of the department of antiques and fine crafts in Frank Sanborn's Mexico City store. He continued supporting Mexican artists and craftsmen by displaying and selling their work.

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December 9th Estate Auction Frederick W. Davis of Mexico

South Coast Auction

South Coast Auction


Contact: Billy S Humphries
Phone: 714-957-1225
Sale Location
2202 South Main Street
Santa Ana, CA 92707
Sale Dates and Times
Sale Terms and Conditions
Conditions of Sale All purchases must be paid for in full and removed by specified times: Thursday through Saturday 9a-3p on the days immediately following the close of the auction. All sale are final. No refunds or exchanges. No exceptions. PAYMENTS: Cash, Debit, Credit, or Cashier’s Check. Personal or Company Checks with prior auctioneer approval only. All Items are sold “AS-IS, WHERE-IS and with ALL FAULTS.” Please inspect all items prior to bidding. While descriptions are believed to be accurate, South Coast Auction (SCA LLP) and the Auctioneer make no representation or warranty, expressed or implied as to the merchantability, correctness, description, age, antiquity, appraised value or condition of the property to be sold at auction. Buyer is SOLELY responsible for determining the condition, faults, proper nomenclature/identification of auction merchandise. Items may be added or deleted from sale for any reason at any time. FEES: All lots come with a 20% Buyers Premium and CA Sales Tax at 9.25% in addition to the winning bid amount. Invoice when receipted is the Bill Of Sale. Payment of Invoice constitutes acceptance of listed property without guaranty or warranty. LOAD OUT AGREEMENT: Buyer must pay in full and load out by time posted or announced. All merchandise not loaded out on time is left at SCA LLP entirely at the buyer’s own risk for any and all losses due to damage, theft, weather etc. SCA LLP will assist load out at the buyer’s own risk and request. SCA LLP will NOT be responsible for any damages to items purchased, personal property or person that occur during load out. At the discretion of the auctioneer, late pick up is subject to a per diem storage and handling fee. Large quantities of left over items may be subject to a higher fee. Any items left beyond 30 days are subject to ownership forfeit back to SCA LLP with no refund and to be resold at auctioneer discretion. NO REFUNDS, NO CREDITS, NO EXCHANGES, NO RETURNS. YOUR COOPERATION IS REQUIRED, EXPECTED AND APPRECIATED. BUYER ACKNOWLEDGES AND AGREES TO CONDITIONS OF SALE (POSTED OR ANNOUNCED ON AWARD OF BID).
Listing Details

 

Come Join THE FUN, Bid For Bargains

and Have a Good Time!

Please Come and Preview In Person! We are Open Monday-Saturday 9am-4pm .

For Catalog of Items and Bidding visit https://southcoastauction.hibid.com/auctions/ or

www.southcoastauction.net

Call or Email with any questions

The third and final sale of effects on conjunction with John Moran Auctioneers;

Once in a Lifetime Opportunity to Purchase a Piece of the Life of Mexico's Most Famous Art and Antiques Dealer. In storage Since 1963 by two Generations of Fred Davis' family, we are proud to feature select items from Davis' personal collection with additions: 

 Miguel Covarrubias Drawing,  MANY Etchings & Lithographs, Bauer & Catalina Pottery, Del Rey Monterey Style  Furniture, Indian Baskets, Sterling Silver Bowls, Mexican Art Books, Meissen, Persian  Rugs, Navajo Rugs, Royal Vienna Tea Set, Spanish Colonial Silver, Watercolor & Paintings, Fine Glassware, Mexican Folk Art, William Spratling Bracelet, Hector Aguilar Jewelry, Rene d’harnoncourt Drawings, Chinese Antiques, Fine Antiques  and Personal Effects  of Frederick W. Davis

To view Fred Davis estate collection items search FD21 in the online catalog. 

From Wikipedia:

Frederick W. Davis (April 17, 1877 - March 7, 1961) operated an antiquities and folk art shop in Mexico City. Davis was an early collector and dealer in pre-Columbian and Mexican folk art and his shop was a place where Mexican Modern artists who were interested in pre-Columbian and folk art, often met.

Davis was born and raised in Illinois. He came to Mexico about 1910 and worked for the Sonora News Company selling newspapers, guidebooks, and souvenirs on the Southern Pacific Railway line south from Nogales, Arizona. Davis, who was interested in folk art and pre-Columbian art of Mexico became the manager of the Sonora Company's arts and crafts showroom in Mexico City. During the Mexican Revolution (1910-1920), many Mexican antiques came on the market. After 1920, as stability returned and Americans became interested in Mexico, Davis's shop attracted collectors and other visitors. Artists of the emerging “Mexican school” were interested in both historical and contemporary folk art, so they also gravitated to Davis's shop. Davis was among the first to collect, display and sell their work. He exhibited work by Diego RiveraJosé Clemente Orozco, and Rufino Tamayo; others who came to the shop included Miguel Covarrubias and Jean Charlot. Davis also displayed work by Americans including George BiddleCaroline Durieux, and William Spratling.

In 1927, Davis hired Rene d'Harnoncourt as his assistant. D'Harnoncourt worked with Davis until 1933, helping in the purchase and sale of art objects and organizing displays and exhibits in the showroom.

Davis was also a noted silversmith and produced numerous pieces of Mexican jewelry.

Davis was gay, but few accounts of his life mention this fact.

In 1933, Davis left the Sonora News Company and became head of the department of antiques and fine crafts in Frank Sanborn's Mexico City store. He continued supporting Mexican artists and craftsmen by displaying and selling their work.

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December 9th Estate Auction Frederick W. Davis of Mexico
 Online Only Auction
Auction Date(s)
Bidding Starts: Monday Nov 27 , 12:00 PM
Bidding Ends: Saturday Dec 9 , 12:00 PM
Auction Location

Santa Ana, CA 92707
Company
South Coast Auction

Contact: Billy S Humphries
Phone: 714-957-1225
Website: www.southcoastauction.net

Listing Terms and Conditions
Conditions of Sale All purchases must be paid for in full and removed by specified times: Thursday through Saturday 9a-3p on the days immediately following the close of the auction. All sale are final. No refunds or exchanges. No exceptions. PAYMENTS: Cash, Debit, Credit, or Cashier’s Check. Personal or Company Checks with prior auctioneer approval only. All Items are sold “AS-IS, WHERE-IS and with ALL FAULTS.” Please inspect all items prior to bidding. While descriptions are believed to be accurate, South Coast Auction (SCA LLP) and the Auctioneer make no representation or warranty, expressed or implied as to the merchantability, correctness, description, age, antiquity, appraised value or condition of the property to be sold at auction. Buyer is SOLELY responsible for determining the condition, faults, proper nomenclature/identification of auction merchandise. Items may be added or deleted from sale for any reason at any time. FEES: All lots come with a 20% Buyers Premium and CA Sales Tax at 9.25% in addition to the winning bid amount. Invoice when receipted is the Bill Of Sale. Payment of Invoice constitutes acceptance of listed property without guaranty or warranty. LOAD OUT AGREEMENT: Buyer must pay in full and load out by time posted or announced. All merchandise not loaded out on time is left at SCA LLP entirely at the buyer’s own risk for any and all losses due to damage, theft, weather etc. SCA LLP will assist load out at the buyer’s own risk and request. SCA LLP will NOT be responsible for any damages to items purchased, personal property or person that occur during load out. At the discretion of the auctioneer, late pick up is subject to a per diem storage and handling fee. Large quantities of left over items may be subject to a higher fee. Any items left beyond 30 days are subject to ownership forfeit back to SCA LLP with no refund and to be resold at auctioneer discretion. NO REFUNDS, NO CREDITS, NO EXCHANGES, NO RETURNS. YOUR COOPERATION IS REQUIRED, EXPECTED AND APPRECIATED. BUYER ACKNOWLEDGES AND AGREES TO CONDITIONS OF SALE (POSTED OR ANNOUNCED ON AWARD OF BID).

 

Come Join THE FUN, Bid For Bargains

and Have a Good Time!

Please Come and Preview In Person! We are Open Monday-Saturday 9am-4pm .

For Catalog of Items and Bidding visit https://southcoastauction.hibid.com/auctions/ or

www.southcoastauction.net

Call or Email with any questions

The third and final sale of effects on conjunction with John Moran Auctioneers;

Once in a Lifetime Opportunity to Purchase a Piece of the Life of Mexico's Most Famous Art and Antiques Dealer. In storage Since 1963 by two Generations of Fred Davis' family, we are proud to feature select items from Davis' personal collection with additions: 

 Miguel Covarrubias Drawing,  MANY Etchings & Lithographs, Bauer & Catalina Pottery, Del Rey Monterey Style  Furniture, Indian Baskets, Sterling Silver Bowls, Mexican Art Books, Meissen, Persian  Rugs, Navajo Rugs, Royal Vienna Tea Set, Spanish Colonial Silver, Watercolor & Paintings, Fine Glassware, Mexican Folk Art, William Spratling Bracelet, Hector Aguilar Jewelry, Rene d’harnoncourt Drawings, Chinese Antiques, Fine Antiques  and Personal Effects  of Frederick W. Davis

To view Fred Davis estate collection items search FD21 in the online catalog. 

From Wikipedia:

Frederick W. Davis (April 17, 1877 - March 7, 1961) operated an antiquities and folk art shop in Mexico City. Davis was an early collector and dealer in pre-Columbian and Mexican folk art and his shop was a place where Mexican Modern artists who were interested in pre-Columbian and folk art, often met.

Davis was born and raised in Illinois. He came to Mexico about 1910 and worked for the Sonora News Company selling newspapers, guidebooks, and souvenirs on the Southern Pacific Railway line south from Nogales, Arizona. Davis, who was interested in folk art and pre-Columbian art of Mexico became the manager of the Sonora Company's arts and crafts showroom in Mexico City. During the Mexican Revolution (1910-1920), many Mexican antiques came on the market. After 1920, as stability returned and Americans became interested in Mexico, Davis's shop attracted collectors and other visitors. Artists of the emerging “Mexican school” were interested in both historical and contemporary folk art, so they also gravitated to Davis's shop. Davis was among the first to collect, display and sell their work. He exhibited work by Diego RiveraJosé Clemente Orozco, and Rufino Tamayo; others who came to the shop included Miguel Covarrubias and Jean Charlot. Davis also displayed work by Americans including George BiddleCaroline Durieux, and William Spratling.

In 1927, Davis hired Rene d'Harnoncourt as his assistant. D'Harnoncourt worked with Davis until 1933, helping in the purchase and sale of art objects and organizing displays and exhibits in the showroom.

Davis was also a noted silversmith and produced numerous pieces of Mexican jewelry.

Davis was gay, but few accounts of his life mention this fact.

In 1933, Davis left the Sonora News Company and became head of the department of antiques and fine crafts in Frank Sanborn's Mexico City store. He continued supporting Mexican artists and craftsmen by displaying and selling their work.