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December 14, 15 & 16 Annex Auction


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Mabe Cultured Pearl, Cultured Pearl, Diamond, 14k Yellow Gold Pendant Enhancer Necklace

Lot# 67

Featuring one pear shaped mabe cultured pearl measuring approximately 21 x 13 mm, accented by four full-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 0.05 cttw., set in a 14k yellow gold pendant enhancer mounting together with a strand of 6.9 mm cultured pearls with a 14k yellow gold clasp and measuring approximately 18 inches in length.
Gross Weight: 20.6 dwts
Note: Necklace detached from clasp at one end/needs restringing.

Estimate: $150 - $250


Four Chinese Snuff Bottles

Lot# 215

Including a relief-decorated landscape cinnabar bottle with a three-character gilt mark to the base, a cloisonne dragon bottle, an agate bottle with creamy inclusions, and a Peking glass blue overlay double-dragon bottle.
Tallest: 3 1/8 inches (8 cm).
With the original receipts of purchase, one from E J Frankel, New York, dated January 12th, 1985, and the other from Les Beth Arts, New York.

Estimate: $200 - $300


Three Presidential Land Grants, Franklin Pierce

Lot# 225

Comprising 1854 40 acre grant to Alfred Lawrence and William Pratt, 1853 80 acre grant to Alfred Lawrence, and a 1854 40 acre grant to Alfred Lawrence and William Pratt.
Approximate dimensions: Similar in size, 9 3/4 high x 15 3/4 inches wide..
Condition: One with red ink stains from writing done to the reverse side. Folding and minor discoloration. Seals intact, writing to the reverse sides.

Estimate: $150 - $200


Three Japanese Cloisonne Vases

Lot# 240

Comprising two turquoise ginbari baluster vases, and a red ginbari baluster vase decorated with cloisonne enamel flowers.
Approximate height: 7 inches (18 cm).
Condition: Losses of enamel.

Estimate: $200 - $300


Chinese Longquan Celadon Plum Green Glazed Bottle Vase

Lot# 245

The globular body rising to a tall tubular neck molded with a set of raised bands flanked by a pair a pierced cylindrical handles covered overall with a rich plum green glaze the unglazed base revealing a gray stoneware.
Height: 9 1/2 inches (24.1 cm).

Estimate: $250 - $350

Four Presidential Land Grants, Millard Fillmore

Lot# 246

Comprising 1852 40 acre grant to Sherman Bacon, 1851 80 acre grant to Sherman Bacon, 1851 41.48 acre grant to Sherman Bacon, and a 1851 80 acre grant to Sherman Bacon.
Approximate dimensions: Similar in size, 9 3/4 high x 15 3/4 inches high..
Condition: All seals intact. Fold marks and discoloration, no tearing. Writing to the reverse sides.

Estimate: $150 - $200


Three Presidential Land Grants, Franklin Pierce

Lot# 249

Comprising 1854 80 acre grant to Alfred Lawrence and William Pratt, 1854 40 acre grant to Afred Lawrence and William Pratt, and a 1854 160 acre grant to Alfred Lawrence and William Pratt.
Approximate dimensions: Similar in size, 9 3/4 high x 15 3/4 inches wide..
Condition: Folding and discoloration, no tears. Writing to the reverse sides.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Three Presidential Land Grants, Franklin Pierce

Lot# 252

Comprising 1854 80 acre grant, 1854 40 acre grant, and a 1853 80 acre grant. All with intact red seals and additional writing to the reverse side. All three granted to Alfred N Lawrence.
Approximate dimensions: All similar in size, 9 3/4 high x 15 3/4 inches wide..
Condition: Folding and minor aging to the paper, no tears.

Estimate: $150 - $200


George Borgfeldt German Doll with Trusseau of Clothes and Rattan Armchair

Lot# 265

Bisque head, sleep eyes, painted features, open mouth, dark blonde hair, painted composite limbs wearing a yellow blouse with a brown skirt box of additional vintage clothes small rattan armchair.
Doll marked Germany, GB.
Approximate dimensions: 26 inches high..
Condition: Wear to the painted finish to limbs and eyelids, clothing with some wear including tear to the shoes, small paint loss to the face.

Estimate: $200 - $300

Large Blue Ground Embroidered Panel with Forbidden Stitch Details

Lot# 267

Embroidered in polychrome silk and couched gold-wrapped thread against a blue ground with a central medallion enclosing three young figures in a garden setting, surrounded by foliate scrolls, floral sprays, and various articles including flower vase, scroll, and guzheng, all within a grayish-green ground brocade border.
Height x width: 44 1/2 x 25 1/2 (113 x 64.8 cm).

Estimate: $250 - $350


Two Vintage Bonsai Glass Trees with Celadon Vases

Lot# 268

The first, variegated green jardiniere, planted with sturdily assembled trunks issuing carved soapstone leaves with lacquered hardstone peaches the second, pale celadon container molded to the sides with floral design, bearing white hardstone flowers with stamens formed from coral beads or glass.
Tallest: 15 inches (38 cm).

Estimate: $150 - $250

Group of Three Chinese Hardstone Carvings

Lot# 274

Comprising an agate carving of boys in landscape a carved amethyst vase with a cover, and a carved lapis lazuli vase with a cover.
Tallest: 7 inches (18 cm).
Condition: Losses, chips, cracks.

Estimate: $250 - $300


Two MCM Leather Bags

Lot# 275

Both in MCM monogram pattern brown leather comprising a laptop bag and portable file with a MCM branded white fabric bag protector.
Laptop bag with MCM MUNCHEN G3067 badge to exteiror, leather MADE IN GERMANY badge to the interior.
Approximate dimensions: 14 high x 18 inches wide, file bag 11 1/2 high x 14 inches wide..
Condition: Laptop bag with tear and scuffs to piped trim, piping interior is pulled out a bit. Tear to the leather securing the shoulder strap ring. Some dirt darkening to the leather.

Estimate: $200 - $300


Marie Theresa French Document with Large Wax Seal

Lot# 610

Framed in a shadow box. The top line reads Marie Therese pae la Grace de Dieu, Imperatrice Douairiere.... Large wax seal shows a seated queen. Document is dated 1772.
Approximate dimensions: 28 high x 35 inches wide..
Condition: Minor wear to the frame corners.

Estimate: $200 - $300


William Chadwick Flower Garden oil on masonite

Lot# 633

(American 1879-1962)
Flower Garden with Gazebo
Oil on artist board.
12 x 16 inches Frame: 15 5/8 x 17 5/8 inches.
Signed lower right: W. Chadwick.
CONDITION: In overall good condition, when examined under black light there are no visible areas of repair or in painting. The signature does not glow, no visible abrasions to the board. Minor surface soiling would benefit from a light cleaning.

Estimate: $300 - $500

Jacob Landau Crux woodblock

Lot# 636

(American 1917-2001)
Sheet: 23 3/4 x 16 3/4 inches Mount: 23 3/4 x 18 1/2 inches.
Signed, numbered and titled along the bottom: Jacob Laudau 81/100 Crux.
CONDITION: In overall fair condition, foxing and mat burn throughout. Sheet is not laid down on mount but does have some sort of tissue paper attached to the back of the sheet, the tissue paper looks to have been glued to the mount and has completely yellowed. Two areas of missing paper along the top of the sheet from the top mat being attached at one point.

Estimate: $100 - $200


European School Maiden bronze

Lot# 675

(Early 20th century)
Including slight wooden base: 29 5/8 x 9 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches.
Signed lower left on base P. Berllin ().
(Please contact Fine Art Dept. for full condition report.)

Estimate: $250 - $350

Tony DeLap Karnac 1 IV lithograph

Lot# 676

(American b. 1927)
Karnac I IV 1972
Each sheet: 19 x 19 inches Framed together: (overall) 22 1/2 x 41 inches.
Both sheets are titled, signed and dated lower right: Karnac I / Tony Delap 72 Karnac IV/ Tony Delap 72. Both are numbered lower left: 8/50.
Label verso upper right: Roselyne C. Swig Artsource, San Francisco CA.
CONDITION: In overall good condition, the sheet are framed together in one framed they are not laid down but they are each tacked in all four corners. Sheets were examined out of the frame. Light toning to the sheets throughout, presumably from exposure to light with fading to the images. There are no visible abrasions or areas of missing paper on either sheet.

Estimate: $100 - $200


John Pike Horses watercolor

Lot# 718

(American 1911-1979)
Prancing Pony,
Watercolor on paper.
Sight: 22 x 29 7/8 inches Frame: 33 1/4 x 40 1/4 inches.
Signed lower right: John Pike

Estimate: $200 - $300


Harry Bouras Arrangement II assemblage

Lot# 728

(American 1932-1990)
Arrangement II
Mixed media assemblage.
Sight: 11 1/8 x 7 3/4 inches Frame: 20 5/8 x 16 5/8 inches.
Signed upper right corner in pencil: H. Bouras titled, signed and dated verso: Arrangement II / 10.60 / H. Bouras.

Estimate: $100 - $200


Chinese Carved Rosewood Export Chinoiserie Chair in William and Mary Style

Lot# 786

The back carved in openwork with bat scrolls, double dragons, and birds perched on flowering plum branches to the splat, the seat surrounded by a band of lotus petals, the apron and legs further decorated in relief with plum branches.
Dimension: 40 high x 17 1/2 wide x 18 inches deep (101.6 x 44.5 x 45.7 cm).
Loss of paint to the seat, minor surface wear.

Estimate: $150 - $200


After Francisco Goya plate 8 from Los Disparates etching

Lot# 844

(Spanish 1746-1828)
Plate 8 from Los Disparates,
etching with aquatint
sheet: 14 x 17.625 inches overall with frame: 14.625 x 18.125 inches
unsigned Maxwell Galleries, San Francisco CA label verso

Estimate: $200 - $300


Baroque Style Carved Wood Marbelized Finish Wall Mirror

Lot# 853

Frame carved with foliate motif the finish in brown tones.
After market label to back attributes the mirror to Phyllis Morris.
Approximate dimensions: 53 1/2 high x 36 wide x 3 1/2 inches deep..
Condition: Minor surface wear including scuffs and small chips to the carving/edges.

Estimate: $200 - $300


Elm Windsor Armchair

Lot# 862

Second quarter 19th century.
Slatted hoop back turned front legs with H-stretcher.
Approximate dimensions: 41 1/2 high x 21 3/4 wide x 24 inches deep..
Condition: Repaired thin cracks to the seat. Apparent minor repair where one leg meets the seat. Minor wear throughout.

Estimate: $150 - $200


Haussman RH - 304 Stendig Chair

Lot# 926

Mid 20th century.
Chrome base pale green tufted sued upholtery.
Stendig label to the underside.
Approximate dimensions: 31 1/2 high x 21 wide x 22 inches deep..
Condition: Some small stains to the upholstery, some marks and light corrosion to the base.

Estimate: $150 - $250


Chanel White Wool Boucl Jacket and Skirt

Lot# 966

Jacket is size 40, skirt size h2.
The jacket with 4 exterior pockets, 6 brass buttons, accented with a gilt metal chain to the bottom interior trim, white silk lining skirt is light pink in tone with pink silk trim.
Both with vintage Chanel labels.
Condition: Minor loss to boucl on rear right shoulder. Some very light stains.

Estimate: $250 - $350


Group of Four Chinese and Japanese Silk Embroideries

Lot# 968

19th Century.
Comprising a Chinese embroidered wedding collar with polychrome silk appliqu pendants and tassels a framed Japanese Kesi embroidered work a pair of cloth Chinese couple dolls on stands.
Height x width of the Kesi frame: 32 x 30 inches (81.3 x 72.2 cm).

Estimate: $200 - $300


Three 19th and 20th Century Continental Porcelain Vases Handpainted and with Gilding

Lot# 1196

France, and possibly French or Italian.
Circa 1840, the first the second, circa 1860, and the third, circa 1950 after an 1825 original.
The first: a French globular vase with green ground, painted with fruit and flowers on a marble slab within an etched gilt band, sounded by white and gold floral wreath, gilt bands to rim and foot. The second: a French baluster-form vase with two floral-spray handles to the sides, decorated with green-ground bands bracketting an extensive scene of Fisherwomen by a stream painted with polychrome enamels. Parcel gilding to handles and gilt bands to rims, foot, neck and waisted base. The third: a Continental vase of Neo-Classical form, with bisque porcelain mask-head handles, with a pale blue ground bracketing a scene of stylish women at pursuits, standing near a column, and one holding a parasol in a garden. Gilt metal scallop shell applied to neck, and with a gilt metal hexagonal-shaped base.
Iron red 3 to the first impressed 1510 to the second. The third, as mounted, does not have visible marks.
13 1/2 H. to 19 H.
On the first vase, half of the mouth broke off and has been reglued and overpainted, the repair now visible. A 2 1/4 long section of the rim of the second vase broken off and taped into place. The third vase is drilled, with the rod right to the top, and now just above a brass rim cap. Wear to parcel gilding, on handles, of second example.

Estimate: $150 - $200


David Aguirre Untitled ceramic sculpture

Lot# 1200

(American 20th/ 21st century)
Unglazed ceramic.
21 7/8 x 19 3/4 x 8 inches.
Signed and dated along the inside of the left back leg: Aguirre 11/27/90.

Estimate: $100 - $200


A Large Chinese Export Mandarin Palette Hunting Scenes Hexagonal Jar and Cover

Lot# 1201

Of hexagonal baluster form, supported on a recessed base, the domed cover with a gilt faceted teardrop-shaped finial, extensively gilt decorated with sprays and sprigs of flower reserved in royal blue ground, the body with two large cartouches depicting a scene of Europeans hunting dogs, the shoulder with three smaller horizontal panels of similar scenes.
Height: 25 1/2 inches (64.7 cm).

Estimate: $150 - $200


Globe Form Chandelier with Glass Flowers

Lot# 1217

Murano style colored glass flowers.
Approximate dimensions: 19 high x 13 1/2 inches diameter..
Condition: Some gilt loss and slight rust.

Estimate: $150 - $250


Victor Vasarely, Composition, Screenprint

Lot# 1482

(French/Hungarian, 19061997)
silkscreen on paper,
pencil signed lower center margin,
edition 140/300,
Barclay Simpson Gallery (Lafayette, CA) label affixed verso

Estimate: $200 - $400


French Provincial Style Oak Mirrored Sideboard

Lot# 1553B

Three short drawers on both sides flanking a two door cabinet.
Burlington House Furniture Lexington NC label to drawer interior.
Approximate dimensions: 84 1/2 high x 80 1/2 wide x 19 1/4 inches deep..
Condition: Light wear overall, some surface scuffs and scratches.

Estimate: $150 - $250


Svend A. Madsen Danish Mid-Century Modern Teak Coffee Table

Lot# 1556B

Circa 1960s.
Curved edges and corners, second tier shelf, tapered legs.
Black stamp to bottom reads, Made in Denmark, Design: Sv. A. Madsen, Snedkerm. Karl Lindegaard - Ringe.
Approximate dimensions: 16 1/4 high x 70 3/4 wide x 23 inches deep..
Condition: Minor scuffs and wear to the surface and feet. Subtle bubbling to the top in some small areas.

Estimate: $150 - $200


Naga Head Hunter Warriors Tribal Ceremonial Blanket

Lot# 1662

Circa 1900.
Darkened cream ground with two black bands running vertically down the sides the ground interspersed with brown diamond pattern medallions secured with red and yellow thread fringe to both ends.
Red David Howard Tribal Art Sticker 909A catalogue number.
Approximate dimensions: 71 inches long x 37 1/2 inches wide..
Condition: Darkening to the ground, light wear overall.

Estimate: $150 - $300


Chinese Famille Rose Baluster Vase

Lot# 1689

Of baluster form with flaring neck, applied moulded lion-dog handles to shoulder, the body decorated with birds and flowers.
Height: Approximately 15 inches (38 cm).

Estimate: $70 - $120

Mixed Metal Hanging Parrot Sculpture, Signed Carlos Del Conde

Lot# 1690

Late 20th Century.
The parrot modelled as a separate figure, perched on a brass swing. Copper and brass elements, with glass eyes.
Parrot body scratch-incised CARLOS DEL CONDE 11/100 to underside of one wing.
14 H. x 6 D. the parrot. The swing, 14 H. x 13 1/2 W.
Good condition, one brass dentate feather that is short, on the lower chest, is absent.

Estimate: $100 - $200


Dresden Porcelain Figural and Floral Table Centerpiece

Lot# 1806

Dresden, Germany.
Circa 1950.
Modelled in three sections: the cylindrical basket, with three galleries pierced alternately as basket oblongs and rectangles, modelled in low relief with blue banderole, and blue flowerheads centering yellow faces at the upper interstices modelled atop a straight cylindrical stand, supported by four nude putti holding trumpet fire, corncucopia and one with a skin atop a squat base on four scroll feet.
Blue underglazed crossed swords mark with a dot and 2 above.
Approximate dimensions: 23 high x 13 3/4 inches diameter overall..
Condition: A 1 7/8 section of the scalloped rim to the base has broken off and is absent the top of the columnar support has a 1 chip and that section is absent. section of the long end of the trumpet broken off, restored and another part replaced and overpainted. hand holding flame with crack, a 3 long firing crack to base. Some of the seams are visible.

Estimate: $200 - $300