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Lot# 1

Johnsons New Illustrated Family Atlas 1862

Johnson and Ward.
New York.
1862.
Johnsons New Illustrated Family Atlas.
Embossed hard cover.
Condition: The binding is mostly separated, wear and stains to the cover. Interior pages with minor spotting and discoloration. Several loose pages due to the loose binding. Apparent missing pages: 4-7, 32, 33, 35, 43, 44,51-55, 58, 59, 91.

Estimate: $300 - $400

Johnsons New Illustrated Family Atlas 1862

Lot# 1

Estimate: $300 - $400

Lot# 50

Two Studio Art Blown Glass Vases

Comprising an elongated teardrop form in purple with vertical black striping and a ovoid vase with a narrow mouth in red with a black streak.
Both with illegible inscriptions to the undersides.
Approximate dimensions: Purple vase 15 1/4 high x 5 1/8 inches diameter red vase 6 3/4 high x 4 inches diameter..
Condition: Red vase with two surface abrasions to the top half, very light surface scratches to both.

Estimate: $300 - $400

Two Studio Art Blown Glass Vases

Lot# 50

Estimate: $300 - $400

Lot# 53

Caleb Siemon Blown Glass Vase

Santa Ana, CA.
Flat ovoid vase with narrow mouth, polished pontil red and black horizontal swirl pattern with touches of green and purple.
Caleb / 2001 inscribed to the underside.
Approximate dimensions: 10 1/4 high x 7 1/4 wide x 3 1/2 inches deep..
Condition: Excellent, like scratches to the underside.

Estimate: $300 - $400

Caleb Siemon Blown Glass Vase

Lot# 53

Estimate: $300 - $400

Lot# 56

Oversize T V Limoges Porcelain Hand Painted Vase

Painted with blue jays amongst berries.
Green stamped TV / Limoges / France to the underside.
Approximate dimensions: 15 3/4 high x 8 1/2 inches diameter..
Condition: Minimal wear.

Estimate: $300 - $400

Lot# 69

Italian Rococo Style Brass and White Marble Candelabra Pair

Mounted with cherub form handles, chickens to the candleholders, and four claw feet to the base.Each with 7 lights.
Brevetto to the underside, along with illegible logo and serial numbers.
Approximate dimensions: 24 high x 11 1/2 inches diameter..
Condition: Minor patina to the metal, very light wear overall.

Estimate: $400 - $500

Lot# 72

Abyssinian Slate Carving

Depicting a crowd of figures gathered before a standing figure. Set on a black metal stand.
Approximate dimensions not including the stand: 8 1/2 wide x 5 3/8 inches high..
Condition: Wear throughout with some flaking to the edges.

Estimate: $300 - $400

Abyssinian Slate Carving

Lot# 72

Estimate: $300 - $400

Lot# 74

Hellenistic Greco-Roman Concrete Head of a Young Child

The child with a headband, mounted on a metal stand.
Approximate dimensions not including the stand: 4 high x 3 wide x 3 1/2 inches deep..
Condition: Some cracking and loss to the face, fading to detail. Rust to the stand.

Estimate: $300 - $400

Lot# 75

Hellenistic Greco-Roman Concrete Head of a Woman

Mounted on a metal stand.
Approximate dimensions not including the stand: 3 1/2 high x 2 5/8 wide x 4 1/4 inches deep..
Condition: Wear, fading to detail, and minor loss due to age. Rust to the stand.

Estimate: $300 - $400

Lot# 85

German Suhl Double Barrel Rifle

Zella St. Blasil, Thuringia.
Late 19th Century.
A rifle made at Zella St. Blasil, Thuringia. Engraved brass inserts to butt, ramrod end and trigger guard engraved iron plates.
Engraved E TH B A D TH ELME ZELLA to top.
45 L., overall. 15 L. stock 30 L. barrels..
Iron plate to safety absent on one side 1/4 long chip to ramrod toward tip. Michaans makes no certification about condition of interior function..

Estimate: $400 - $600

German Suhl Double Barrel Rifle

Lot# 85

Estimate: $400 - $600

Lot# 92

French Art Nouveau Chysantheme par Bruchon Figural Mantle Clock on Green Onyx Base

Female figure holding a flower standing on the green onyx base housing the black dial with gilt Roman numerals, spelter feet.
Plaque reads Chrysantheme Par Bruchon, figure signed Bruchon, Lebert / Epernay to the dial.
Approximate dimensions: 30 high x 16 1/2 inches wide..
Condition: The whole piece is very loose. There is a loss to the rear foot, with the foot being available. Patina to the metal. Break to the front of the onyx base.

Estimate: $300 - $400

Lot# 97

German Black Forest Cuckoo Clock with Carved Bird and Leaf Motif

Bird to the crown, and two birds flanking the dial. The dial with bone hands. Two pinecone weights.
Made in Germany to the dial. Movement marked with Selsi Germany / Faller Sohne / Germany.
Approximate dimensions: 19 high x 15 1/2 wide x 9 inches deep..
Condition: Repair to the carving on the clocks right side and crown.

Estimate: $300 - $400

Lot# 174

John Kapel Walnut Tile-Inset Sideboard Cabinet

California
The top with orange and green square tiles over a two door single shelf cabinet.
Approximate dimensions: 22 1/4 high x 34 5/8 wide x 21 1/2 inches deep..
Condition: Light surface wear, a few scuffs to the edges.

Estimate: $200 - $300

John Kapel Walnut Tile-Inset Sideboard Cabinet

Lot# 174

Estimate: $200 - $300

Lot# 185

Castelli Italian Modernist Shelving Unit

Six tiers separated by light wood dividers, each section with a round brushed metal storage container on ball bearing swivels.
Brushed metal plaque reads, A. CASTELLI, 93, 3.
Approximate dimensions: 66 1/2 high x 33 wide x 20 1/4 inches deep..
Condition: Some loss to the paint of the black metal base.

Estimate: $1000 - $1500

Castelli Italian Modernist Shelving Unit

Lot# 185

Estimate: $1000 - $1500

Lot# 192

Isaac Israels Horse Market mixed media

(Dutch 1865-1934)
Horse Market
Mixed media on Simili Japon Schut Papier paper (watercolor, gouache and charcoal)
Sheet: 12 1/2 x 16 3/4 inches / 31.75 x 42.54 cm
Signed and dated lower left: Isaac Israels 19
CONDITION: In overall good condition the sheet has the Holland and Simili brand image watermark on two sides of the sheet. There are no visible tears or abrasions to the sheet or image. When examined out of the frame the sheet is not laid down but does have corner protectors on each corner. The colors are bright and with strong contrast. (For additional images please contact the Fine Art department)

Estimate: $3000 - $5000

Isaac Israels Horse Market mixed media

Lot# 192

Estimate: $3000 - $5000

Lot# 202

Kate Krause Ball Autumn River Landscape oil on canvas

(American 1891-1973)
Autumn River Landscape
Oil on canvas.
21 3/8 x 31 1/2 inches Frame: 26 x 36 1/8 inches.
Signed lower right: Kate K. Ball.
(Condition: Please contact fine arts department for a full condition report.)

Estimate: $500 - $1000

Lot# 208

Rudolph Colao Flowers in Brass Vase oil on canvas

(American 1927-2014)
Flowers in Brass vase
Oil on canvas.
12 x 10 inches Frame: 15 1/2 x 13 1/2 inches.
Signed lower left: R. Colao.

Estimate: $400 - $600

Lot# 216

Norbert Schlaus Female nude with Branch oil on canvas

(German / American 1927-2009)
Female Nude with Branch
Oil on canvas.
36 1/4 x 38 inches.
Signed lower left: N. Schlaus.

Estimate: $500 - $700

Lot# 218

Norbert Schlaus Seated Female Nude oil on canvas

(German / American 1927-2009)
Seated Female Nude with Fruit
Oil on canvas.
34 x 40 inches.
Signed lower left: N. Schlaus.

Estimate: $500 - $700

Lot# 223

James Weeks The Comedians Series, 7 acrylic on paper on chipboard

(American 1922-1998)
The Comedians Series, 7
Acrylic on paper on chipboard
29 x 39 inches 73.66 x 99.06 cm
Signed initials and dated lower left:JW (19)92
Provenance: Painting was purchased in 1998 from the Campbell Thiebaud Gallery in San Francisco CA has been with the current since time of purchase (Gallery label verso upper left corner)

Estimate: $4000 - $6000

Lot# 253

John Giraldo 2 Reclining Nude terracotta

(b. 1950)
Sleeping Nude and Reclining Nude
Terracotta.
6 x 12 1/8 x 5 inches. 8 x 12 3/8 x 5 3/8 inches.
Signed and dated along the bottom: Giraldo 96. Unsigned.

Estimate: $200 - $300

John Giraldo 2 Reclining Nude terracotta

Lot# 253

Estimate: $200 - $300

Lot# 258

After Ferdinand Preiss Ballerina cold painted bronze

(German 1882-1943)
Ballerina
Cold painted bronze on marble and onyx base.
Including base: 17 1/2 x 10 3/8 x 3 1/2 inches.
Stamped on the back of the plate the dancer is standing on: Preiss.

Estimate: $200 - $300

Lot# 266

Ruby, Sterling Silver Bracelet

Featuring numerous round-cut rubies weighing a total of approximately 27.90 cttw., set in a blackened sterling silver open work hinged bangle bracelet mounting measuring approximately 15 mm in width, completed by a tongue and groove clasp with two figure eight safeties and an internal diameter of approximately 60 mm.
Gross Weight: 22.6 dwts

Estimate: $400 - $600

Ruby, Sterling Silver Bracelet

Lot# 266

Estimate: $400 - $600

Lot# 270

Pair of Fancy Yellow Diamond, Diamond, 18k Gold Earrings

Each featuring varying shaped fancy yellow diamonds, accented by numerous round-cut diamonds, set in an 18k white and yellow gold mounting measuring approximately 35 x 28 mm. Total diamond weight for the pair is approximately 6.05 cttw.
Gross Weight: 10.7 dwts
Provenance: From the esteemed collection of Amir H. Mozaffarian Fine Jewels Since 1883, San Francisco CA.

Estimate: $9000 - $12000

Lot# 273

Pair of Damiani Diamond, 18k White Gold Earrings

Each featuring eight round brilliant-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 0.30 cttw., set in an 18k white gold j-hoop mounting measuring approximately 20 x 9 mm. Total diamond weight for the pair is approximately 0.60 cttw.
Gross Weight: 9.6 dwts
Provenance: From the esteemed collection of Amir H. Mozaffarian Fine Jewels Since 1883, San Francisco CA.
Note: Backs marked Damiani. En suite with lot no. 274

Estimate: $4000 - $6000

Pair of Damiani Diamond, 18k White Gold Earrings

Lot# 273

Estimate: $4000 - $6000

Lot# 274

Damiani Diamond, 18k White Gold Ring

Featuring thirteen round brilliant-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 0.75 cttw., set in an 18k white gold mounting measuring approximately 11 mm in width.
Size: 7 1/2, Gross Weight: 8.8 dwts
Provenance: From the esteemed collection of Amir H. Mozaffarian Fine Jewels Since 1883, San Francisco CA.
Note: En suite with lot no. 273

Estimate: $2500 - $3500

Damiani Diamond, 18k White Gold Ring

Lot# 274

Estimate: $2500 - $3500

Lot# 277

Pair of Gaspari Diamond, Multicolored Sapphire, Blackened 18k Gold Flower Ear Clips

Designed as trumpet flowers, each featuring twenty-four round brilliant-cut diamonds, accented by different shades of round-cut pink and blue sapphires, set in a blackened 18k gold non-pierced ear clip mounting measuring approximately 26 x 33 mm. Total diamond weight for the pair is approximately 3.45 cttw. Total sapphire weight for the pair is approximately 7.55 cttw.
Gross Weight: 20.7 dwts
Provenance: From the esteemed collection of Amir H. Mozaffarian Fine Jewels Since 1883, San Francisco CA.
Note: En suite with lot no. 278

Estimate: $8000 - $12000

Lot# 278

Gaspari Diamond, Multicolored Sapphire, Blackened 18k Gold Flower Brooch

Designed as a trio of trumpet flowers, featuring seventy-three round brilliant-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 4.50 cttw., accented by different shades of round-cut pink and blue sapphires weighing a total of approximately 9.15 cttw., set in a blackened 18k gold mounting measuring approximately 59 x 57 mm.
Gross Weight: 25.6 dwts
Provenance: From the esteemed collection of Amir H. Mozaffarian Fine Jewels Since 1883, San Francisco CA.
Note: En suite with lot no. 277

Estimate: $10000 - $15000

Lot# 281

Sapphire, Sterling Silver Bracelet

Featuring numerous round-cut sapphires weighing a total of approximately 2.40 cttw., set in a blackened sterling silver bangle bracelet mounting measuring approximately 2.5 mm in width with an internal diameter of approximately 62 mm.
Gross Weight: 5.4 dwts

Estimate: $200 - $300

Sapphire, Sterling Silver Bracelet

Lot# 281

Estimate: $200 - $300

Lot# 282

Pair of Sapphire, Diamond, Sterling Silver, 18k Yellow Gold Earrings

Each featuring an oval shaped carved sapphire measuring approximately 23 x 14 mm, accented by a diamond slice and round-cut diamonds, set in a blackened sterling silver mounting measuring approximately 44 mm in length, completed by 18k yellow gold backs.
Gross Weight: 10.8 dwts

Estimate: $700 - $900

Lot# 284

Pair of Diamond, Sterling Silver, 14k Yellow Gold Earrings

Each featuring numerous round-cut yellow and blue diamonds, set in a blackened sterling silver, 14k yellow gold triangular shaped drop mounting measuring approximately 44 x 29 mm. Total diamond weight for the pair is approximately 3.70 cttw.
Gross Weight: 6.6 dwts

Estimate: $900 - $1200

Lot# 285

Natural Ceylon (Sri Lanka) Sapphire, 14k White Gold Ring

Featuring one cushion-cut natural Ceylon (Sri Lanka) sapphire weighing approximately 3.05 cts., bezel set in a 14k white gold mounting. Accompanied by an AGL Prestige Gemstone Report No. 1108677 dated July 15, 2020 stating Natural Corundum, Sapphire - Blue. Ceylon (Sri Lanka), No gemological evidence of heat, no clarity enhancements.
Size: 3 1/2, Gross Weight: 6.2 dwts

Estimate: $2000 - $3000

Lot# 287

Pair of Sapphire, Diamond, Sterling Silver, 18k Yellow Gold Earrings

Each featuring one egg shaped faceted-top sapphire measuring approximately 20 x 13 mm, surrounded by round-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 0.35 cttw., set in a blackened sterling silver mounting, completed by 18k yellow gold hooks.
Gross Weight: 3.9 dwts

Estimate: $400 - $600

Lot# 288

Tahitian Cultured Pearl, Diamond, 18k White Gold, Silk Necklace

Featuring one round Tahitian cultured pearl measuring approximately 11.5 mm, accented by twenty-six round brilliant-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 0.75 cttw., set in an 18k white gold mounting, suspended from a black silk cord, completed by an 18k white gold lobster claw clasp, forming a 19 inch necklace.
Gross Weight: 7.2 dwts
Provenance: From the esteemed collection of Amir H. Mozaffarian Fine Jewels Since 1883, San Francisco CA.

Estimate: $2500 - $3500

Lot# 290

Diamond, 18k White Gold Pendant Necklace

Featuring one diamond slice weighing approximately 1.35 ct., bezel set in an 18k white gold mounting, suspended from an 18k white gold chain, forming an 18 inch necklace.
Gross Weight: 1.4 dwts

Estimate: $300 - $500

Diamond, 18k White Gold Pendant Necklace

Lot# 290

Estimate: $300 - $500

Lot# 291

Pair of Impressive Sapphire, Diamond, 18k White Gold Ear Clips

Each centering one oval shaped sapphire cabochon weighing approximately 14.79 cts., surrounded by fourteen round brilliant-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 2.53 cttw., set in an 18k white gold non-pierced ear clip mounting measuring approximately 22 x 20 mm. Total sapphire weight for the pair is approximately 29.58 cttw. Total diamond weight for the pair is approximately 5.06 cttw.
Gross Weight: 10.1 dwts
Provenance: From the esteemed collection of Amir H. Mozaffarian Fine Jewels Since 1883, San Francisco CA.

Estimate: $50000 - $80000

Lot# 292

Diamond, Platinum Ring

Centering one old European-cut diamond weighing approximately 0.98 ct., accented by two baguette-cut and eighteen single-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 0.45 cttw., set in a platinum mounting.
Size: 7, Gross Weight: 2.8 dwts

Estimate: $2500 - $3500

Diamond, Platinum Ring

Lot# 292

Estimate: $2500 - $3500

Lot# 293

Damiani Sapphire, Diamond, 18k White Gold Ring

Featuring one oval-cut sapphire weighing approximately 8.60 cts., flanked by two shield-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 1.06 cttw., set in an 18k white gold mounting.
Size: 7 1/4, Gross Weight: 5.1 dwts
Provenance: From the esteemed collection of Amir H. Mozaffarian Fine Jewels Since 1883, San Francisco CA.

Estimate: $18000 - $25000

Damiani Sapphire, Diamond, 18k White Gold Ring

Lot# 293

Estimate: $18000 - $25000

Lot# 297

Sapphire, Diamond, 18k Yellow Gold Ring

Featuring one oval-cut sapphire weighing approximately 3.85 cts., accented by six full-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 0.25 cttw., set in an 18k yellow gold mounting.
Size: 4 1/2, Gross Weight: 3.1 dwts

Estimate: $1000 - $1500

Sapphire, Diamond, 18k Yellow Gold Ring

Lot# 297

Estimate: $1000 - $1500

Lot# 306

Diamond, Sterling Silver, 14k Yellow Gold Pendant Necklace

Featuring round-cut brown diamonds weighing a total of approximately 0.75 cttw., set in a blackened sterling silver bead mounting measuring approximately 10 x 13 mm, suspended from a 14k yellow gold chain, forming an 18 inch necklace.
Gross Weight: 2.3 dwts

Estimate: $400 - $600

Lot# 307

Tanzanite, Diamond, 14k Yellow Gold Ring

Featuring one oval-cut tanzanite weighing approximately 9.50 cts., surrounded by six baguette-cut and eighteen full-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 1.00 cttw., set in a 14k yellow gold mounting.
Size: 7 1/2, Gross Weight: 6.0 dwts

Estimate: $2000 - $3000

Tanzanite, Diamond, 14k Yellow Gold Ring

Lot# 307

Estimate: $2000 - $3000

Lot# 319

Pair of Birmingham England Chalcedony, Blue Enamel, 18k Yellow Gold Cufflinks

c. 1999
Each featuring two round shaped chalcedony cabochons measuring approximately 10.2 mm, surrounded by a navy blue enamel ring, set in an 18k yellow gold mounting linked by open oval links.
Gross Weight: 11.9 dwts
Provenance: From the esteemed collection of Amir H. Mozaffarian Fine Jewels Since 1883, San Francisco CA.
Note: Backs marked England DF

Estimate: $1800 - $2500

Lot# 320

Diamond, 14k Rose Gold Necklace

Featuring fifty-three full-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 0.50 cttw., set in a 14k rose gold open blade shaped mounting, suspended from a 14k rose gold chain, forming an adjustable 16, 17 to 18 inch necklace.
Gross Weight: 1.6 dwts

Estimate: $500 - $700

Diamond, 14k Rose Gold Necklace

Lot# 320

Estimate: $500 - $700

Lot# 322

Pink Tourmaline, Garnet, Amethyst, Diamond, 18k Rose Gold Ring

Featuring four oval-cut pink tourmaline, six oval-cut garnets and seven oval-cut amethysts, accented by fourteen round brilliant-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 1.55 cttw., set in an 18k rose gold mounting measuring approximately 31 mm in width.
Size: 7 1/2, Gross Weight: 15.6 dwts
Provenance: From the esteemed collection of Amir H. Mozaffarian Fine Jewels Since 1883, San Francisco CA.

Estimate: $5000 - $7000

Lot# 334

An Exceptional Rubellite Tourmaline, Diamond, 18k Gold Ring

Featuring one rubellite tourmaline weighing approximately 9.97 cts., accented by twenty-four round brilliant-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 0.63 cttw., set in an 18k yellow and white gold textured mounting in the style of Buccellati.
Size: 6 1/2, Gross Weight: 11.3 dwts
Provenance: From the esteemed collection of Amir H. Mozaffarian Fine Jewels Since 1883, San Francisco CA.

Estimate: $7000 - $9000

Lot# 336

Pair of Diamond, 18k Yellow Gold Earrings

Each featuring nineteen round brilliant-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 2.25 cttw., set in an 18k yellow gold mounting measuring approximately 22 x 22 mm. Total diamond weight for the pair is approximately 4.50 cttw.
Gross Weight: 9.5 dwts
Provenance: From the esteemed collection of Amir H. Mozaffarian Fine Jewels Since 1883, San Francisco CA.
Note: Backs marked SB with serial numbers.

Estimate: $3000 - $5000

Pair of Diamond, 18k Yellow Gold Earrings

Lot# 336

Estimate: $3000 - $5000

Lot# 345

Damiani Diamond, 18k Gold Ring

Featuring twenty-four round brilliant-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 0.53 cttw., set in curved 18k yellow and white gold mounting.
Size: 7 1/4, Gross Weight: 6.8 dwts
Provenance: From the esteemed collection of Amir H. Mozaffarian Fine Jewels Since 1883, San Francisco CA.

Estimate: $1800 - $2500

Damiani Diamond, 18k Gold Ring

Lot# 345

Estimate: $1800 - $2500

Lot# 357

Keshi Cultured Pearl, Diamond, 18k Rose Gold Interchangeable Necklace

Featuring six keshi cultured pearl drops ranging in size from approximately 12.1 x 10.2 mm to 9.1 x 8.3 mm, accented by round brilliant-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 0.75 cttw., set in an 18k rose gold mounting with pendant drop at the back and a removable central pendant.
Gross Weight: 8.7 dwts
Provenance: From the esteemed collection of Amir H. Mozaffarian Fine Jewels Since 1883, San Francisco CA.

Estimate: $3000 - $5000

Lot# 364

Labradorite, Vermeil Necklace

Composed of fifteen varying shaped faceted labradorite segments ranging in size from approximately 27 x 23 mm to 16 x 20 mm, bezel set in a vermeil mounting and linked in open oval links, completed by a lobster claw clasp, forming a 36 inch necklace.
Gross Weight: 38.2 dwts

Estimate: $200 - $300

Labradorite, Vermeil Necklace

Lot# 364

Estimate: $200 - $300

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