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Lot# 12

English Sterling Silver Cigarette and Card Cases

Card case 1932, cigarette case 1937.
Diamond pattern textured exteriors, the cigarette case with EWS monogram.
Card case marked TS (E.J. Trevitt Sons), lion passant, Chester assay mark, G. Cigarette case marked with H.F.W. (H. F. Withers), anchor, lion passant, N / RD 77905.
Approximate weighable silver: 8.3461 troy oz. Approximate dimensions: Cigarette case 5 1/2 x 3 5/8 inches, card case 3 1/4 x 2 1/4 inches..
Condition: Light tarnish and surface wear, the cigarette case with a few very small dents.

Estimate: $300 - $400

Lot# 84

Arts and Crafts Green Glazed Jardiniere

Tapered round form with floral relief decoration, on a fluted round pedestal foot.
Approximate dimensions: 14 7/8 high x 15 1/4 inches diameter..
Condition: Rough white plaster like deposit around the base, could likely be removed with the correct solvent.

Estimate: $300 - $400

Arts and Crafts Green Glazed Jardiniere

Lot# 84

Estimate: $300 - $400

Lot# 132

Finn Juhl Mid-Century Modern Teak Dining Armchair Pair For John Stuart

1950s.
With chartreuse upholstered backs and seats.
Round John Stuart badges to the underside, incised round FD mark with Made in Denmark below. France Daverkosen became France Son in 1957.
Approximate dimensions: 32 high x 28 1/4 wide x 26 inches deep..
Condition: Very minor marks to the feet and lower legs.

Estimate: $1800 - $2500

Lot# 145

Arts and Crafts Slag Glass Lampshade

Yellow slag glass panes accented with horizontal green bands,ruby diamonds and drops.
Approximate dimensions: 6 high x 17 1/4 inches diameter..
Condition: Several minor cracks, one larger crack with repair, no loss.

Estimate: $300 - $500

Arts and Crafts Slag Glass Lampshade

Lot# 145

Estimate: $300 - $500

Lot# 149

Meriden Firearms Double Barrel Percussion Shotgun

Early 20th century.
Some carved grip to the stock and forestock.
Marked with THE MERIDEN FIREARMS CO. and MFD BY THE MERIDEN FIREARMS CO. MERIDEN CT. PATD JULY 8 1907.
Approximate dimensions: 47 inches long..
Condition: Some rust, overall wear appropriate for the age.

Estimate: $300 - $400

Lot# 175

English Renaissance Revival Mahogany Marble Top Library Table

Late 19th century.
Black marble top with brown accents, two short drawers with two faux drawers opposite.
Approximate dimensions: 29 high x 55 1/2 wide x 30 inches deep..
Condition: Light surface wear throughout consistent with the age.

Estimate: $400 - $500

Lot# 209

French Edgar Brandt and Daum Six Light Chandelier

Circa 1925.
Edgar Brandt (1880-1960) Antonin Daum (1864-1931).

Art Deco wrought iron and acid-etched six light chandelier. The patinated frame worked with foliate designs and flower heads within bands pendant from the later ceiling cap the glass shades carved with interlocking scroll and curling foliate motifs. The shades acid-etched pale orange, pale green, and pale amber glass with gold foil inclusions.
All glass shades engraved Daum, Cross of Lorraine, Nancy, France. Chandelier body marked E. Brandt
Approximate dimensions: 32 high x 25 inches diameter..
Provenance: From a Mill Valley private collection, 1972 - Present. Purchased in 1973 from Sybarites Gallery in NY. From a a Mill Valley private collection, 1973-Present This is very similar to that pictured in the 1926 Art Deco Paris Exposition.

Literature: Guillaume Janneau, Le Luminaire: Art Deco Lampen 1925-1937, Paris, 1992, p. 49 (for a version of the chandelier exhibited at the Exposition Internationale des Arts Dcoratifs et Industriels Modernes, Paris, 1925).

Joan Kahr, Edgar Brandt: Master of Art Deco Ironwork, New York, 1999, p. 140 (for a related model).

Joan Kahr, Edgar Brandt: Art Deco Ironwork, Atglen, PA, 2010, p. 121 (for a related model) and p. 139 (for a period photograph of the artists gallery salon illustrating a related model).
Condition: Patina to the metal frame, later ceiling cap.
Parallels: An identical example in form, with a signed ceiling cap, and one shade color throughout, was sold at Sothebys, December 18, 2013, lot 125. Estimate: 80,000 -120,000, sold for 87,500. That example was also from Northern California, but not in the same house as the present chandelier.

Estimate: $10000 - $15000

French Edgar Brandt and Daum Six Light Chandelier

Lot# 209

Estimate: $10000 - $15000

Lot# 215

Roi Colman Crashing Waves oil on board

(American 1884-1945)
Crashing Waves
Oil on board.
30 x 40 inches Frame: 34 1/2 x 44 1/4 inches.
Signed lower right: R. Clarkson Colman.

Estimate: $1000 - $2000

Roi Colman Crashing Waves oil on board

Lot# 215

Estimate: $1000 - $2000

Lot# 241

Edward Wilson Currier House oil on board

(American 1857-1918)
House with Flowers and Gate
Oil on board.
5 1/8 x 8 1/2 inches Frame: 8 3/8 x 11 5/8 inches.
Signed lower left: E.W. Currier

Estimate: $600 - $800

Edward Wilson Currier House oil on board

Lot# 241

Estimate: $600 - $800

Lot# 254

European School Cottage with Cow and Boat in the Canal oil on canvas

(Late 19th century)
Cottage with Cow and Boat in the Canal
Oil on canvas.
Each measures: 8 x 12 inches Frame: 9 1/2 x 13 5/8 inches.
Each is initialed lower right: F.C.P.

Estimate: $300 - $500

Lot# 255

Franz Bischoff Urban Landscape oil on board

(American 1864-1929)
Urban Landscape
Oil on masonite.
5 x 6 1/2 inches Frame: 11 7/8 x 13 1/4 inches.
Signed lower right: F. A. Bischoff.
CONDITION: In overall good condition, the board needs to be cleaned soiling throughout. When examined under black light there there is no visible restoration or in painting.

Estimate: $800 - $1200

Franz Bischoff Urban Landscape oil on board

Lot# 255

Estimate: $800 - $1200

Lot# 283

James Regimbal Red Mans Beef bronze

(American b. 1949)
Red Mans Beef
Bronze on wooden base.
Including base: 15 x 20 1/2 x 14 inches.
Signed, dated and titled along the base: Jim Regimabal, 1978, Red Mans Beef.
Provenance: Purchased from The Age of Bronze Gallery in Arroyo Grande CA in 1979, on the invoice is noted that this is number 1/50 but the bronze itself bears no numbering.

Estimate: $1000 - $1500

James Regimbal Red Mans Beef bronze

Lot# 283

Estimate: $1000 - $1500

Lot# 301

Collection of Two Tiffany Co. Sterling Silver Belt Buckles

Including one sterling silver open oval belt buckle featuring a scrolling motif, measuring approximately 48 x 64 mm with serial no. 2914 together with a rectangular shaped open sterling silver belt buckle featuring a floral and butterfly motif, measuring approximately 58 x 84 mm with serial no. 5679M1053.
Gross Weight: 79.0 dwts

Estimate: $300 - $500

Lot# 358

Diamond, 14k Gold Cluster Ring

Featuring seven full-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 0.75 cttw., set in a 14k yellow and white gold cluster mounting.
Size: 4 3/4, Gross Weight: 2.3 dwts

Estimate: $400 - $600

Diamond, 14k Gold Cluster Ring

Lot# 358

Estimate: $400 - $600

Lot# 379

Diamond, Cultured Pearl, 14k Yellow Gold Pendant

Featuring fourteen full-cut and one marquise-cut diamond weighing a total of approximately 3.25 cttw., accented by seventeen round cultured pearls, set in a 14k yellow gold feather motif mounting measuring approximately 58 x 62 mm.
Gross Weight: 27.4 dwts
Note: Evidence of lead solder on back.

Estimate: $2000 - $3000

Diamond, Cultured Pearl, 14k Yellow Gold Pendant

Lot# 379

Estimate: $2000 - $3000

Lot# 399

Ruby, Diamond, 18k Gold Ring

Centering one pear-cut ruby weighing approximately 1.50 ct., surrounded by forty-one full-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 0.90 cttw., set in an 18k yellow and white gold mounting.
Size: 7, Gross Weight: 2.6 dwts

Estimate: $800 - $1000

Ruby, Diamond, 18k Gold Ring

Lot# 399

Estimate: $800 - $1000

Lot# 563A

Chinese Carved Aloeswood Brush Pot Biton

Carved with three friends of winter motif.
Height: 6 inches.

Estimate: $600 - $800

Chinese Carved Aloeswood Brush Pot Biton

Lot# 563A

Estimate: $600 - $800

Lot# 585

Attributed to Rong Shushi (1901-1996): Lychee and Cicada

Mounted scroll, ink and color on paper, inscribed, signed with one seal, framed and glazed.
37 x 16 1/2 inches (94 x 42 cm).

Estimate: $2000 - $3000

Lot# 1

Mexican Conquistador Sterling Silver Tea and Coffee Set

Comprising a coffee pot, tea pot, covered sugar, and creamer. Pot handles with bone spacers.
CONQUISTADOR / STERLING MEXICO / 925/1000 to the undersides.
Approximate weighable silver: 76.5485 troy oz..
Condition: Some tarnish, coffee pot handle is loose.

Estimate: $1000 - $1400

Lot# 2

Sterling Silver Pitcher

Wide mouth and spout, the rim with a floral garland, incised foliate bands to the body and round stepped foot, MBS monogram to the body.
STERLING / 6147P / 4 1/4 PTS. to the underside.
Approximate weight: 20.6546 troy oz. Approximate dimensions: 9 1/2 inches high..
Condition: Some patina and surface wear, several shallow dents.

Estimate: $300 - $400

Sterling Silver Pitcher

Lot# 2

Estimate: $300 - $400

Lot# 3

American East Coast Sterling Silver Table Articles, Two Trays and a Compote

Late 19th/early 20th centuries.
Comprising a Fuchs Biederhase monogramed oval tray with a recessed center and chased foliate rim a Lebkuecher Co. round, two-handled, monogramed, pierced tray with a foliate motif and a Lebkuecher Co. monogramed compote with pierced rim and round stepped foot.
Oval tray marked with Fuchs Biederhase mark / STERLING / 962, Bailey Banks Biddle, round tray marked with THE COWELL 7 HUBBARD CO. / L Crescent mark, STERLING, 2400/11, compote marked with L Crescent mark, STERLING, HARRIS SCHAFER Co., 1187.
Approximate weight: 37.5998 troy oz. Approximate dimensions: Oval tray 13 1/4 wide x 9 1/4 inches deep, round tray 13 1/2 inches diameter, compote 4 high x 8 inches diameter..
Condition: Minor patina and surface wear, small crack to the underside of the oval tray under the monogram.

Estimate: $300 - $500

Lot# 4

German .800 and Sterling Silver Fiddle Pattern Flatware Service

Comprising 12 dinner knives, 12 fish knives, 9 sterling butter spreaders, 12 dinner knives, 12 salad forks, 3 luncheon forks, 12 tablespoons, 12 bouillon spoons, 8 teaspoons, salad serving fork and spoon. Additional pieces comprising 4 Towle sterling teaspoons and 11 .800 demitasse spoons. All pieces with monograms. (109 pieces total).
Various makers and marks throughout.
Approximate weighable silver: 109.6437 troy oz..
Condition: Light wear throughout and some fading to the marks.
With box.

Estimate: $1200 - $1800

Lot# 5

Shiebler Sterling Silver Bowl

New York.
Circa 1900.
The pierced rim formed as a long swag intersected by palms, the sides with chased putti frolicking in ribbons hanging from the swags.
Marked with S wings Shiebler mark. STERLING, 4543 to the underside.
Approximate weight: 12.4771 troy oz. Approximate dimensions: 3 1/4 high x 7 7/8 inches diameter..
Condition: Loss to one palm on the rim. Some patina and surface wear, a few small dents.

Estimate: $300 - $400

Shiebler Sterling Silver Bowl

Lot# 5

Estimate: $300 - $400

Lot# 6

Various Silver Flatware and Serving Pieces, Sterling, 800, Coin

Comprising 9 various sterling teapspoons, 3 sterling ice tea spoons, 1 Jensen sterling handle nut cracker, 12 sterling handle dinner knives, 6 Pear Bacal coin silver teaspoons, 3 various coin silver table spoons, 1 coin silver ladle, 1 German 800 silver gravy ladle, 1 German 800 silver soup ladle, 1 Mexican sterling handle meat fork, 1 Mexican carving knife, 1 unmarked carving knife, 1 unmarked serving fork with wood handle, 1 unmarked dinner knife, 1 Victorian silver-plate fish knife, 2 unmarked nutcrackers, 3 unmarked seafood forks with 7 knives. (55 pieces total).
Approximate weighable silver: 20.2012 troy oz..
Condition: Patina and wear throughout.

Estimate: $300 - $500

Lot# 7

Sterling Silver Flatware Including Mauser, Howard, and Jensen

Comprising 10 Mauser floral pattern fish forks, 10 Mauser American Beauty Shiebler pattern fish knives, 12 Howard Sterling Company York pattern table spoons, 8 teaspoons, 12 dinner forks, 1 Georg Jensen meat fork, 1 Whiting sterling sugar spoon, button hook, plated ladle. All pieces with monograms. (56 pieces total).
Approximate weighable silver: 69.7198 troy oz..
Condition: Some wear and patina.

Estimate: $900 - $1300

Lot# 8

Jennings Silver Co. Sterling Silver Flatware

Comprising 6 dinner knives, 8 butter spreaders, 6 bouillon spoons, 18 dinner forks, 5 salad forks. All with raised monograms. (42 pieces total).
Marked J.S. Co Sterling.
Approximate weighable silver: 61.1208 troy oz..
Condition: Minor wear and patina.

Estimate: $800 - $1200

Jennings Silver Co. Sterling Silver Flatware

Lot# 8

Estimate: $800 - $1200

Lot# 9

Pair of Art Nouveau Theodore B. Starr Sterling Silver Weighted Candelabras

New York.
1903.
Each with three lights, decorated with hammered and chased lilies throughout, monograms to the undersides with dates 1853-1903.
Marked with Griffin mark / THEODORE B. STARR / NEW YORK, STERLING, CEMENT FILLED / 355.
Approximate dimensions: 11 high x 13 5/8 inches wide..
Condition: Some patina and surface wear.

Estimate: $300 - $500

Lot# 10

Jennings Silver Co. Sterling Silver Flatware

Irvington, NJ.
Comprising 12 dinner knives, 8 luncheon knives, 8 butter spreaders, 12 dinner forks, 8 luncheon forks, 8 salad forks, 2 tablespoons, 3 oval soup spoons, 8 bouillon spoons, 9 teaspoons, 12 ice tea spoons, cream ladle, fish knife,. 6 unassociated plated salad forks, sterling baby spoon, plated baby spoon, carving fork and knife with monogram. (102 pieces total).
Marked J.S. Co., Watrous mark, Sterling, Patd 1921.
Approximate weighable silver: 64.8302 troy oz..
Condition: Overall light wear and tarnish.
Box available.

Estimate: $900 - $1200

Jennings Silver Co. Sterling Silver Flatware

Lot# 10

Estimate: $900 - $1200

Lot# 11

Wallace Sir Christopher Pattern Sterling Silver Flatware Set for Twelve

Comprising 12 dinner forks, 12 butter spreaders, 12 dinner forks, 12 salad forks, 24 teaspoons, 2 pierced table spoons, 1 tablespoon, 1 salad serving spoon, 1 scalloped serving spoon, 1 cream ladle, 1 sugar spoon, 1 serving fork, and 1 fish knife. Four unassociated pieces comprising 1 cake server, 1 Sorenson Danish sterling small fork, 1 Heirloom sterling olive fork, and 1 sterling Disney souvenir spoon. (85 pieces total).
Marked with WALLACE, stag head, STERLING.
Approximate weighable silver: 82.5341 troy oz..
Condition: Very light surface scratches.
Boxes available.

Estimate: $1300 - $1700

Lot# 13

Renaissance-Style Table Clock and Sundial

Probably Continental.
1920s.
Movement with verge escarpment, Tompion regulator, balance wheel, double fusee with gut cables. Twice 12 dial. On a custom wood base with a glass dome.
Back inscribed John Trictcelr, /csch/ 1947.
Approximate dimensions not including base/dome: 6 high x 6 1/2 inches diameter..
From the Estate Collection of Charles R. Bennett, San Leandro, CA.
Condition: Minor patina, minimal wear.

Estimate: $1200 - $1800

Renaissance-Style Table Clock and Sundial

Lot# 13

Estimate: $1200 - $1800

Lot# 14

Burl Walnut Jewelry Box with Brass Fixtures, Locked

Approximate dimensions: 9 1/2 high x 12 1/4 wide x 9 1/4 inches deep..
Condition: Box is locked with no key available, interior is unknown. Wear to the edges, some surface marks and slight cracking to veneer.

Estimate: $300 - $400

Lot# 15

French Belle Epoque Green Enamel and Brass Vasiform Mantle Clock Garniture

France.
Circa 1900.
The urn-form clock body modeled with lions masks to sides, with porcelain clock face, and a pair of five-light candelabra atop vasiform bases.
Marked with V, five pointed medal, F to the movement reverse. 1162 visible to the front of the movement outside the case.
Approximate dimensions: Clock 18 3/4 high x 8 1/4 wide x 6 1/4 inches deep, candelabras 19 1/2 inches high..
Condition: Some patina to the brass and gilt bronze, light surface wear overall. The candelabra handles are loose, and the arms are not quite level with each other.

Estimate: $400 - $600

Lot# 16

Otto Hafenrichter, Niddy Impekevon as the Bat Girl, Cold Painted Bronze

Austria.
Circa 1930.
Female with red cap and cape, set on a green agate base.
Signature to bronze base, O. Hafenrichter.
Approximate dimensions: 12 3/4 high x 5 3/4 wide x 3 1/2 inches deep..
Condition: Minor paint loss.

Estimate: $500 - $750

Lot# 17

French Art Deco Bronze and Bi-Color Marble Figural Mantle Clock Garniture

Chartres, France.
Circa 1925.
Comprising a portico clock centering a square clock face, under doe and a young girl the accompanying rectangular decorations with applied marble decorations to marble plinths under deer. The clock works by Choplin Moret, 4 Rue de Cygne, Chartres.
Choplin / 4 Rue du Cygne / Chartees to the dial. 10053 to the movement reverse.
Approximate dimensions: Clock 15 3/4 high x 10 1/2 wide x 4 1/8 inches deep..
Condition: Minor chips and scratches to the marble. Wear to the dial.
Winder and pendulum included.

Estimate: $300 - $500

Lot# 18

French Beaux Arts Three Piece Bronze Mantel Clock Garniture

French clock set bodies and Belgian clock works.
19th century.
Jardiniere over rectangular body inset with cylindrical clock with brass and enamel face. En suite with a pair of five-light candelabra. The clockworks by Cie des Bronzes, Brussels.
CIE DES BRONZES / A BRUXELLES to the dial. 137 to the movement reverse. Cross, cross A0659 to the case interior.
Approximate dimensions: 20 high x 6 1/2 wide x 6 3/4 inches deep..
Condition: Some patina to the case and dial.

Estimate: $400 - $600

Lot# 19

W.N. Schnell Tireur dArc Bronze Mascot on Marble Base

W.N. Schnell (American, 20th century). Male nude in a crouched pose poised to fire a bow, red and black square marble base.
W.N. Schnell to the base, Tireur dArc to the support under the mans leg.
Approximate dimensions: 5 5/8 inches high.
Condition: Very minor wear to the marble base.

Estimate: $400 - $600

Lot# 20

Bronze Sculpture of Arabic Interest, Signed

Man accompanying mounted rider with child.
Indistinctly signed, dated 1908.
Approximate dimensions: 10 1/4 high x 10 inches deep..
Condition: The man walking appears to be missing something from his hand. Minor patina.

Estimate: $400 - $600

Bronze Sculpture of Arabic Interest, Signed

Lot# 20

Estimate: $400 - $600

Lot# 21

Two Bronze Sculptures After P.J. Mene, Stag and Goat

The stag depicted scratching his face on a stump, the goat depicted eating from the ground.
Both signed P.J. Mene to the bases, the goat inscribed with 1844.
Approximate dimensions: Stag 9 high x 9 1/2 inches long, goat 6 high x 10 inches long..
Condition: Both with minor patina.

Estimate: $300 - $500

Lot# 22

Hand-Tinted California Triptych Circa 1910

Circa 1910.
With two scenes of Yosemite falls, and a scene of Vernal Fall. The Vernal Fall scene is only tinted with green to the trees.
Approximate dimensions: 13 high x 37 3/4 inches wide..
Condition: Some wear to the frame including chips.

Estimate: $800 - $1200

Hand-Tinted California Triptych Circa 1910

Lot# 22

Estimate: $800 - $1200

Lot# 24

Hand Tinted California Photograph

Panoramic view of Fannette Island, in an Art nNveau gilt-wood frame.
Approximate dimensions: 11 3/4 high x 43 1/4 inches wide..
Condition: Some cracking to the frame.

Estimate: $400 - $600

Hand Tinted California Photograph

Lot# 24

Estimate: $400 - $600

Lot# 26

Italian Pietra Dura Inlaid Tobacco Box

Florence, Italy.
Rectangular box with an ebonized wood frame, the lid and sides all with pietra dura panels depicting various tobacco paraphernalia and accessories, the interior with two stroage sections, one with vertical holes fitted for cigars.
Sticker to the underside reads Rio GORINI / FABRICANTE DI MOSAICO DI FIRENZE / Via dei Fossi No. 7 / Firenze.
Approximate dimensions: 7 high x 10 1/2 wide x 6 7/8 inches deep..
Condition: Some separation and looseness to the joints, white deposits to the top panel, a bit to the sides, small chip to the lid corner.

Estimate: $300 - $400

Italian Pietra Dura Inlaid Tobacco Box

Lot# 26

Estimate: $300 - $400

Lot# 27

Framed 12 Portrait Miniatures of Women, Some Signed

Comprising female in blue dress signed Dimarc, female with bonnet in blue dress signed Dimarc, female with blue dress and jeweled hair signed Dormant, female in pink and green dress signed Ligot, female with blue dress and hat signed Vigee, 6 various unsigned. Four in black frames, eight in gilt metal frames.
Condition: Some wear to the frames.

Estimate: $300 - $400

Lot# 28

Georgian Inlaid Knife Box and William IV Desk Box

The knifebox with a slanting lid, the body decorated with an inlaid foliate cartouche to the lid exterior, and a star to the lid interior. The serpentine form desk box with a slanted lid and mirrored bottom to the interior.
Approximate dimensions: Knife box 15 1/4 high x 9 wide x 12 inches deep, desk box 3 1/2 high x 18 1/4 inches wide..
Condition: Knife box with some repairs to veneer loss, various surface marks. Desk box with surface marks. Overall wear is appropriate for the age.

Estimate: $300 - $400

Lot# 29

American Historical Autographs: Framed Certificate from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and a Framed Letter from the 1858

John Hancock signature on a framed certificate from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts appointing John Peterson a judge of the County of Cumberland, June 29th 1792. Abraham Lincoln signature to a 1858 letter addressed to the State of Illinois: County of Sangamon, Signed A. Lincoln. Both pieces are framed.
Approximate dimensions including frames: Hancock 21 1/2 high x 17 wide, Lincoln 18 3/8 high x 13 1/2 inches wide..
Condition: Hancock article with fold lines, horiztonal tear through the middle, some darkening. Lincoln letter with fold lines, fading to the ink, slight foxing.

Estimate: $300 - $400

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