In a reversal of the trial court, a state appeals court has denied summary judgment to an art finance company and related Manhattan art gallery that claims in a $1 million suit that a Frank Stella piece it transferred to an art dealer on consignment was damaged and then returned after its due date.

The reversal by the Appellate Division, First Department court means that the lawsuit over an alleged consignment-contract breach and what entity will bear the costs of damage to the famed artist’s “Blyvoors” piece will go on, potentially with factual issues being resolved at trial.