Audacious curves and shapes characterize many of the ceramic pieces.
From left: Lois Mander checks the guestbook next to just a few of the couple’s midcentury American vases. Mr. Pine is pictured with a niece amid a few pencil sharpeners from his formidable collection. A kitchen cabinet found in a Sag Harbor antiques shop holds bright “fiesta ware” and whimsical pottery. Durell Godfrey Photos
Max Pine and Lois Mander’s American ceramics collection is grouped by color and awash in shades of blue, among other colors soft and bold. Durell Godfrey
Stepping stones make feeding the koi fun; lily pads and small fountains please the eye.
An infinity pool has a dramatic waterfall.
This pond looks as if it has always been in its woodland setting.
Boulders and a small waterfall have been installed at Groundworks@Hren’s.
The house and garden tour includes six private properties in and around the village of East Hampton
Snakebark maple Phoenix.
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Early crocus after six weeks under snow.
This North Haven house, on “Sayre’s Lot,” is still in the family.
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This dour portrait is of the widowed Maria Payne,left, who married Jeremiah Sayre. Ann Sutphen’s grandmother, Gladys Houx Rusk, center, poses with Ann’s mother, Martha Rusk Sutphen, on her lap. And a portrait of an unidentified ancestor, right, dates from the turn of the last century.
Ann Sutphen, dressed for the cold in a room closed off for winter, poses with portraits of her three sisters.
A 19th century dresser, left, in what used to be the master bedroom is a coveted antique. The secretary in the morning room, right, is full of books ancestors handed down.
The view from a former maid’s room, left, is one of the best in the house. A ginger jar, right, has been in the house for generations.
A writing desk, left, with windowed shelves in the morning room. At right, hot-water bottles come in handy in old houses.