Circa 1st century AD. Mounted on a wood pedestal. Approximate dimensions: Head 11 1/2 high x 6 3/4 wide x 5 1/4 inches deep, pedestal 34 1/4 inches high.. From a Walnut Creek, CA estate. The collector has various receipts and correspondences for similar items from Sothebys circa 1970, and a 1990 appraisal from C.L. Wysuph and Associates INC. featuring this item. Condition: Chip to nose, other minor chips and wear consistent with age.
Comprising Hellenistic clay female with high coiffure, claw female with flattened headdress, terra-cotta female with headdress and tightly curled hair, and a carved alabaster female with braid across her forehead meeting in a bun to the back of her head. Approximate dimensions: 1 3/4 - 2 1/2 inches high.. From a Walnut Creek, CA estate. The collector has various receipts and correspondences for similar items from Sothebys circa 1970, and a 1990 appraisal from C.L. Wysuph and Associates INC. featuring these items. Condition: Wear throughout consistent with age.
Small Greek Attic Black-Figure Lekythos.6th-5th century BC
Circa 6th century BC. Decorated with a scene of Dionysos lying on a bier with an attendant. Approximate dimensions: 6 3/4 inches high.. From a Walnut Creek, CA estate. The collector has various receipts and correspondences for similar items from Sothebys circa 1970, and a 1990 appraisal from C.L. Wysuph and Associates INC. featuring this item. Condition: Significant restoration to one side of the body, repair to foot.
4th century BC. The four shallow bowls with round feet, incised decoration to the centers. Approximate dimensions: 7 - 7 1/4 inches diameter.. Condition: All with surface wear and light chips. One with repairs and loss.
Comprising Ancient Egyptian carved and painted Janu-headed figure of Isis, ancient Egyptian faience glazed ushabti in the form of Osiris, Ancient Egyptian bronze finial in the form of Osiris as King, miniature bronze pendant, miniature bronze bird, and two miniature turquoise glaze items. Approximate dimensions: Isis 4 3/8 inches high, ushabti 5 inches high, Osiris 5 1/2 inches high.. From a Walnut Creek, CA estate. The collector has various receipts and correspondences for similar items from Sothebys circa 1970, and a 1990 appraisal from C.L. Wysuph and Associates INC. featuring some of these items. Condition: Wear and patina throughout.
Comprising ancient ceramic Oenochoe, Ancient carved and incised bone vial, ancient terracotta vessel with cream slip on red ground, ancient terracotta handled flask with relief decoration, and an ancient Cypriot shallow bowl. Approximate dimensions: Oenochoe 5 1/8 inches high, bone vial 3 1/2 inches high, vessel 4 inches high, flask 6 inches high, bowl 6 inches diameter.. From a Walnut Creek, CA estate. The collector has various receipts and correspondences for similar items from Sothebys circa 1970, and a 1990 appraisal from C.L. Wysuph and Associates INC. featuring these items.
Condition: Loss and repair to the neck of the red vessel. Loss to mouth of the flask. General chipping and wear throughout appropriate considering ages.
Collection of Ancient Small Pottery Items, Mostly Roman
Comprising an Egyptian modled clay figure of Harpocrates, Pompeian clay shallow bowl with black slip, ancient Corinthian aryballos decorated with scale pattern, ancient Egyptian red clay oil lamp, ancient clay pitcher form vial, ancient Greek skyphos decorated with black and red slip, ancient terracotta vessel with black slip and handle with loss, Egyptian molded clay oil lamp, ancient Italian clay oil lamp. Approximate dimensions: Harpocrates 8 1/2 inches high, other items 1 - 2 3/4 inches high.. From a Walnut Creek, CA estate. The collector has various receipts and correspondences for similar items from Sothebys circa 1970, and a 1990 appraisal from C.L. Wysuph and Associates INC. featuring these items. Condition: Loss to handle on skyphos and small black slip vessel, the black slip vessel with repairs. Repairs to Harpocrates. Wear throughout consistent with age.
Collection of Ancient Items Including Ancient Roman Glass and Mexican Bronze
Comprising a Calene black slip dish, pre-conquest Mexican ceremonial bronze axe head, Byzantine() brown glass vase, Roman pale green glass bowl, Roman pale green glass shallow bowl with damage. Approximate dimensions: Calene dish 5 1/4 inches diameter, axe 6 inches long, vase 6 inches high, bowl 2 1/2 high, shallow bowl 6 1/8 inches diameter.. From a Walnut Creek, CA estate. The collector has various receipts and correspondences for similar items from Sothebys circa 1970, and a 1990 appraisal from C.L. Wysuph and Associates INC. featuring these items aside from the shallow bowl. Condition: Calene dish with loss and chips. Shallow bowl with broken section, the broken piece available. Overall wear consistent with age.
Comprising pale blue glaze vessel with bulging body, vessel with single handle and flared mouth, bowl with straight slanted sides, three small vessels. Approximate dimensions: 3 1/2 - 9 1/2 inches high.. Condition: Wear and repairs thorughout.
Large figure carrying seven smaller figures bovine teeth, silver metal, bone, and cloth throughout. Approximate dimensions: 62 1/2 inches high.. Condition: Surface wear and patina throughout. Cracks to the wood including large split with loss to the base.
Three figures holding up a small dome while riding a donkey, the donkey on a abstracted head form base all painted in black, blue, and red. Approximate dimensions: 58 inches high.. Condition: Some surface wear throughout including rubbing and loss to the finish. Small loss to donkeys ear.
Standing figure with plastic plate to stomach showing straw behind it, the entirety of the figure with nails and washers. Approximate dimensions: 23 inches high.. Condition: Wear and patina throughout.
Male and female figures perched to the top black, blue, yellow, red, and white painted decoration throuhgout on a black metal stand. Approximate dimensions: 41 inches high.. Condition: Surface wear throughout including some paint loss.
African Wood Carved and Pink Painted Standing Figure
Male figure mounted with shells and grass, standing on a carved pedestal. Approximate dimensions: 59 1/4 high x 15 1/2 wide x 13 3/4 inches deep.. Condition: Surface wear throughout includes paint loss and some cracking to the wood, mainly the base.
Pregnant female form with four horned heads, pregnant female form body to two sides, mounted with horn, metal, and cloth skirt, on an ebonized wood base. Approximate dimensions: 45 inches high.. Condition: Wear throughout. Cracks to the wood and some loss to the base of the piece. Loss to ebonized finish on the base.
Round form with two figures seated on top, the spouts coming from the figures heads, incised decoration throughout, the vessel glued to a wood base. Approximate dimensions: 34 1/2 inches high.. Condition: Surface wear throughout. At least one repair to one figures hat.
Figure with ceremonial dress and scepter wrapped around a round pot, raised on a pedestal base, incised decoration throughout. Approximate dimensions: 19 inches high.. Condition: Patina and wear throughout. Some holes to the bronze throughout.
The large carved wood head mounted with various beads, shells, and copper, with additional carved decoration woven fiber hanging around the perimeter sewn with beads and shells, and hung with nut shells. Approximate dimensions: 23 inches high.. Condition: Some patina and wear throughout.
Comprising a female figure seated on a stool with a turtle form base, and a male figure in ceremonial dress on a round base. Approximate dimensions: Female figure 14 1/2 inches high, male figure 13 1/2 inches high.. Condition: Patina and surface wear throughout.
In the form of two kneeling horse torsos facing opposite directions, three round holes to the center. Approximate dimensions: 7 3/4 high x 29 inches wide.. Condition: Loss to one ear with piece available.
19th Century Ifugao Tribal Sacrificial Punamhan Box
Circa 1840. Elongated rectangular carved wood box with fitted lid. Catalogue sticker reads 221A Approximate dimensions: 4 1/4 high x 19 3/4 wide x 6 inches deep.. Similar examples in The Last Filipino Headhunters by David Howard, page 55. Condition: Significant patina. Overall condition good considering age. Some rubbing to the patina along the mouth.
19th Century Ifugao Punamhan Offeratory Box with Contents
Circa 1860. Square lidded box with sloped sides, thick and dark patina contents comprising various nuts and debris. Approximate dimensions: 8 3/4 high x 12 1/4 wide x 11 1/2 inches deep.. Similar examples in The Last Filipino Headhunters by David Howard, pages 54 and 55. Condition: Surface wear and patina throughout.
Circa 1830. Carved wood seated figure with arms cross on knees, very dark patina. Catalogue sticker 322A. Approximate dimensions: 22 1/2 inches high.. Similar examples in The Last Filipino Head Hunters by David Howard pages 49, 52 and 53. Condition: Damage from previous insects. Some cracking. Applied sticky pads to the underside so the piece can rest level.
19th Century Ifugao Bulul Pair Male and Female Seated Statues
Circa 1820. Two crouching figures with dark patina one carved in full, the other is more of a block form. Catalogue stickers 652A. Approximate dimensions: Block form 14 1/4 high, fully carved figure 13 1/2 inches high.. Similar examples in The Last Filipino Head Hunters by David Howard, pages 49, 52 and 55. Condition: Surface wear and patina throughout, potential loss to one figures arms.
Circa 1860. Carved wood crouching male figure with arms crossed on knees. 641A catalogue sticker. Approximate dimensions: 20 1/2 inches high.. Similar examples in The Last Filipino Head Hunters by David Howard pages 49, 52 and 53. Condition: Dark patina and surface wear throughout.
Each with two small pages, decorated with small painted flowers. Approximate dimensions including frames: 14 3/4 wide x 12 1/2 inches high.. Condition: Minor darkening to the pages. Minor wear to frames including seams to the corners.
Larenas Lopez Ancient Egyptian Style Semi-Precious Stone Male Bust
The bust on a silver metal base stones include lapis, mother of pearl, malachite, turqoise, and more. With small metal badge reading JOSE LARENAS LOPEZ CHILE. Approximate dimensions: 17 1/2 inches high.. Condition: Patina to the silver metal elements.
With chased and repousse figural and foliate motifs, incised garuda to the underside. Approximate weight: 2426 grams.Approximate dimensions: 7 1/2 high x 11 3/4 inches diameter.. Condition: Some tarnish, light wear overall. This chemical tested for silver, purity is unknown.
Black and red marble with gilt metal mounts comprising a clock, and two urn form garnitures Approximate dimensions: Clock 23 1/2 high x 13 wide x 8 1/2 inches deep, garnitures 15 inches high.. Condition: One foot to the clock is separated. Clock has not been wound or tested, working order is not guaranteed. Surface wear throughout including loss to some kind of glaze to the marble. Pendulum and winder available.
Porcelain and Dore Bronze Chinoiserie Mantel Clock
The round clock body wrapped with porcelain mounted floral sprigs, help up by chinoiserie porcelain figure on a dore bronze base. Movement marked with 15384. Approximate dimensions: 18 1/2 inches high.. Condition: Chips and cracks to enamel on dial. Patina and rubbing to bronze. Porcelain flowers with light chips. Has not been wound or tested, working order is not guaranteed.
Pair of Beaux Arts Neoclassical Style Bronze Cassoulets with Covers
Bronze and gilt bronze bodies on green marble bases, satyr head handles, the bodies decorated with putti in relief. Approximate dimensions: 18 3/4 inches high.. Condition: Some patina. Light chips to marble base edges.
Scalloped edges, decorated with reading and music parlor scenes, parcel gilt. Mark to underside crown over FC COLLECTION. Approximate dimensions: 11 high x 13 1/2 inches diameter.. Condition: Light wear overall.
With gilt bronze mounts, painted with landscapes and courtship scenes. Sevres style mark to the underside. Approximate dimensions: 5 1/2 high x 12 1/4 wide x 6 3/4 inches deep.. Condition: Light rubbing to gilt.
Sevres Style Porcelain Vase, Napoleonic Scene on Red Cracked Ice Ground
French. Circa 1980. The baluster-form vase with two swan-form gilt handles to sides the center with polychrome painted scene of Napoleon mounted on his horse, Marengo, spying on troops, surrounded by other mounted riders. All over flat, square plinth. Marked to underside: spurious printed blue marks for Sevres, with hand-printed SEVRES underneath and spurious red printed CHATEAU /DES/TUILERIES stamp. To the footrim, in black enamel Made in FRANCE. 18 H. 1/2 Chip to plinth base, lower left. Upper half of right hand handle broken off in two and reglued. 3 long hairline crack within flared neck, 1 from top, toward the shoulder.
Female with white blossoms wearing white and red robe. KPM impressed to the back, signature to front obscured by the frame. Approximate dimensions: 15 high x 11 1/4 inches wide.. Condition: Wear to the painted frame.
Pair of 19th Century Meissen Porcelain Covered Tureens
Floral encrusted and painted, figural knops to the covers. Crossed sword Marcolini marks to the undersides. Approximate dimensions: 7 1/4 high x 11 inches wide.. Condition: Minor loss to encrusted flowers.
Two Chinese Export Style Porcelain Armorial Tureens With Undertrays
Both are identical in form , but have different decoration. 1851 to one underside. Approximate dimensions: Tureens 11 high x 15 wide x 9 1/2 inches deep.. Condition: Some rubbing to enamel and gilt. Wear to the undersides.
Antique Brass National Cash Register, Model 442X Dated Oct. 1911
Plaque to front reads 1026543 / 416, plaque to base reads THE NATIONAL CASH REGISTER CO / DAYTON, OHIO, U.S.A.. Approximate dimensions: 24 1/4 high x 21 wide x 16 inches deep.. Condition: Some patina, light wear overall. Seems to be in working order, the crank still opens the cash drawer.
National Cash Register Model 313 in a Later Silver Tone Finish, Reworked Circa 1923
Original date unknown, reworked by NCR circa 1923. Front plate reads S183372 / 313. Approximate dimensions: 17 1/2 high x 10 1/2 wide x 16 1/2 inches deep.. Condition: The drawer does not close. The buttons are stuck in place. Patina, paint loss, and surface wear throughout.
19th Century National Cash Register Brass Model 313 Special Edition
Circa 1889. Most of the inner workings seem to have been removed, the buttons and cash drawer remain operational.
Front plate reads 12160 / 313 / SPECIAL EDITION . Approximate dimensions: 21 high x 10 wide x 15 1/2 inches deep.. Condition: Minor patina and surface wear. Apparent restoration to drawer wood interior. The area that normally houses the mechanism has been converted to green felt lined storage.
National Cash Register Brass Model 337, Circa 1912
Front plate reads 1091224 / 337. Approximate dimensions: 17 1/4 high x 17 3/4 wide x 16 1/2 inches deep.. Condition: Amount Purchased sign is missing. The buttons are stuck in place, the drawer will not open. The side panel housing the receipt paper is lacking a key/lock. Crack to original marble over the cash drawer. Patina and surface wear throughout.
National Cash Register, Brass Electric Model 597(2)E-3C, Circa 1916
Front plate reads 1582809 / 597(2)E-3C. Approximate dimensions: 23 high x 33 wide x 19 1/2 inches deep.. Condition: Patina and surface wear throughout. The crank is not secured. Has not been plugged in or tested in any way, working order is not guaranteed. At least one missing lock.
National Cash Register Brass Model 359, Gregory House, 1911
Circa April 1911. Gregory House in oval plaque to the front. Front plate with 970955N / 359, 1 above the front cover keyhole. Approximate dimensions: 17 high x 20 wide x 16 1/2 inches deep.. Condition: Loss to marble top covering the drawer. Loss to glass. The buttons are jammed/stuck, the piece does not appear operational. Serial plate missing screw. Patina and some surface wear throughout.
National Cash Register Brass Model 522-EL-2D, Circa 1912
Front plate reads 1173578 / 522-EL-2C. Approximate dimensions: 27 high x 33 wide x 19 inches deep.. Condition: Patina and surface wear throughout. The crank is not secured. The receipt mechanism is out of its housing, which is loose. Loss to section on the front right side. The very top section is unsecured. Most buttons seem to be stuck. One drawer opens inconsistently, the other will not open.
Large National Cash Register 359G, Plate Number 1399101
Front plate reads 1399101 / 369-G. Approximate dimensions: 17 1/4 high x 25 wide x 16 1/4 inches deep.. Condition: The buttons are stuck in place. The cash drawer doesnt seem to open, and is missing the brass front. Loss to black glass above the cash drawer. The receipt housing is not locked in place. Patina and surface wear throughout.
Red painted metal case with CIGARETTES and insructions/warning to the front in white. Plaque to side reads DIAL A SMOKE / ELDE, INC. / 6524 WALKER / MINNEAPOLIS - 16 - MINNESOTA / SER. NO. 2228. Approximate dimensions: 27 high x 19 1/2 inches wide.. Condition: Some surface wear throughout. Missing the lock to secure the front.
Painted red and black. Approximate dimensions: 16 inches high.. Condition: Minor surface wear. The lock to the lid is separated, so the lid is loose. Has not been tested, working order is not guaranteed.
Serial numbers 452435 and 349457. Approximate dimensions: 11 1/4 inches high.. Condition: Minor surface wear. One missing lock to secure the dome. Have not been tested, working order is not guaranteed.
Two Columbus Gumball Machines, Model A and 1932 Model M
The Model A painted green, the Model M painted metallic brown. Approximate dimensions: Model A 17 inches high, Model M 15 1/4 inches high.. Condition: Minor surface wear throughout. Have not been tested, working order is not guaranteed.
Two Columbus Gumball/ Peanut Dispensers, One Peanut 195. and Northwestern
Comprising red painted Columbus gumball machine, pale green painted Columbus 195 peanut machine, and red painted Northwestern 1933 gumball machine. Approximate dimensions: Columbus 13 3/4 inches high, Columbus 195 13 inches high, Northwestern 15 1/2 inches high.. Condition: Minor surface wear thorugout. Columbus gumball machine missing original lock. Have not been tested, working order is not guaranteed.
Three Vintage Gumball Machines, Advance 1 Betty Barker Altas Midget 1, and Penny King 1
Advance 1 marked PATD 11-5-12, 9-11-17, 4-24-23, Penny King with 12394 serial number to the underside. Approximate dimensions: Advance 14 inches high, Betty Barker 11 inches high, Penny King 11 1/4 inches high.. Condition: Minor wear throughout. Have not been tested, working order is not guaranteed.
Approximate dimensions: 64 high x 24 wide x 52 inches deep.. Condition: Some wear to the case. Some wear and warping to plastic bumpers and interior components. Has not been tested, working order is not guaranteed.
Plaque to back with various information, includes model number 1100 and serial number 2108320, the serial number impressed to the wood above the plaque. Approximate dimensions: 59 high x 31 wide x 25 inches deep.. Condition: Some surface wear throughout. Wear to the wood veneer finish. Coin return button is sticky. Has not been tested, working order is not guaranteed. Key available. Also with service manual, catalogue, book on jukeboxes, and other related papers.
Comprising a Greyhound, two Terriers, French Bulldog, and a Dachshund. Smaller terrier marked Moselslo 1928. Approximate dimensions: 2 1/2 - 4 1/2 inches high.. Condition: Some wear to the painted surface.
Two Wicker Baby Carriages/Strollers with Various Vintage Dolls
Comprising one white wicker carriage, and one plain wicker carriage 12 various dolls and stuff animals including felt doll and porcelain doll with repairs. Approximate dimensions: White wicker 34 high x 38 inches long, plain wicker 28 high x 35 inches deep.. Condition: Plain wicker with some restoration and wear. White wicker with wear throughout. Dolls with wear and some loss.
Edmond T. Church U. S. Navy Leather Overcoat with Fur Collar
Size 40. Label reads COATS, AIRCRAFT TRANSPORT / BUAERO- U.S. NAVY / SPECIFICATION M-69 F / EDMUND T. CHURCH CO. INC. / CONTRACT NO. N288S - 12599. Brown leather coat with brown fur collar, silk and fur lining, brown plastic buttons. Approximate dimensions: 47 long x 20 shoulder to shoulder.. Condition: Some scuffs to the leather.
With original scabbard, straps, and silver portepee . Illegible mark with L5 above SMF SOLINGEN. Approximate dimensions: 16 3/4 inches long.. Condition: Two small losses to the orange grip, pieces available. Portepee with fraying and wear. The blade with small rust spots and corrosion.
Franz Hermle Louis XIV Style Bracket Clock on Pedestal
Faux wood inlays and veneers decorated with gilt metal mountings throughout. Clock with MADE IN ITALY to the dial, H / Franz Hermle / TWO(2) JEWELS / UNADJUSTED / MADE IN GERMANY / 340-020. Approximate dimensions: 84 inches high.. Condition: Very light wear overall. The clock has not been wound or tested, working order is not guaranteed. Winder available.
Gilt bronze mounts and painted panels, with three shelf sections, the interior with red velvet linin. MADE IN SPAIN impressed to the back. Approximate dimensions: 60 high x 27 wide x 14 inches deep,, Condition: Scratches to the top. Additional minor scuffs and surface wear throughout, including marks to the velvet. Key available.
Pair of Empire Style Malachite Gilt Bronze and Bronze Figural Centerpieces
The galleried top sections supported by three ebonized bronze female figures holding wreathes, standing on round malachite veneer bases with gilt bronze mounts. Approximate dimensions: 35 high x 16 1/2 inches diameter.. Condition: Light wear overall. Minor patina and corrosion to the gilt bronze.
Marble tops, metal mounts, the door and side panels painted with couples and landscape scenes. MADE IN FRANCE stamped to the marble undersides. Approximate dimensions: 31 high x 28 wide x 14 inches deep.. Condition: Minor surface wear throughout.
Art Deco Style Ebonized Desk and Chair, Elephant Heads Standards
The desk veneered in white-streaked black acrylic, the kidney shaped top with single drawer and elephant head standards the ebonized Louis XV style armchair upholstered in white linen. Approximate dimensions: Desk 31 high x 60 wide x 35 inches deep, armchair 42 1/2 high x 22 1/2 wide x 27 inches deep.. Condition: The desk with some surface chips and wear throughout. The chair with some light wear tot he finish and upholstery.
Maple burl veneer with parcel ebonized trim, single drawer. Approximate dimensions: 28 1/4 high x 14 1/2 wide x 12 inches deep.. Condition: Light surface wear, some apparent touch ups to the ebonized trim.
Brunswick-Balke-Collender Co. Convertible Pool Table With Accessories
The pool table converts to a dining table in the form of three leaves the table with 10 cue sticks, two triangles, 17 balls, chalk, and wall rack. Plaque to table reads MONARCH THE BRUNSWICK-BALKE-COLLENDER CO. CUSHIONS. Approximate dimensions as pool table: 30 high x 46 wide x 85 inches long.. Condition: Wear to the leather buffers. Light wear to felt. With with some surface wear and scratches.
Carved wood and painted plaster, with floral decorated saddle, on a wood base. Approximate dimensions: 49 high x 11 wide x 35 inches deep.. Condition: Wear to the surface throughout. Includes cracking and flaking to the paint and plaster. Some cracks and minor loss to the base.
Approximate dimensions: Largest 10 1/4 high x 28 1/2 inches wide, piece on black base 13 1/4 inches high, smallest 11 1/4 inches high.. (American, b. 1963). Three Acrylic Abstract Sculptures All inscribed with Eric Bauer.
(American, 19142003), Untitled, 1956, collage, sheet: 12 x 9 inches, framed: 18.75 x 13.75 inches. Pencil signed lower right and dated. Provenance: Paul Kantor Gallery (Beverly Hills, CA) label affixed verso, The Pasadena Art Museum (Pasadena, CA), label affixed verso reading Source: Gift of Mr. Harold A. Landers. The Estate of Gertrude Parker, founder ofThe San Francisco Craft and Folk Art Museum, which opened in 1982 in a small Richmond District home. Gertrude Parker was a fiber artist and sculptor with a belief that craft art was as legitimate a form as fine art painting.As a teenager, Parker narrowly escaped the Nazis by train out of her native Vienna. In her new home in the Bay Area, Parker trusted her hunch about folk art and she was right. Parkers museum outgrew the Richmond District house and moved to Fort Mason before landing downtown as the renamed Museum of Craft and Folk Art. Gertrude Parkers own art can be found in the permanent collections of the Oakland Museum of California and the Berkeley Art Museum/Pacific Film Archive. She also left behind a significant personal collection of surrealist and abstract art which will eventually have a home in a new gallery and museum in San Rafael.
(American 1924-2002) Ribar bronze, 7 x 12.75 x 11 inches, signed on the base: Voulkos This piece is a partial study for life size work in front of the Veterans Building in San Francisco Notes: This bronze includes a letter from the artist discussing the work stating: Dear Hilliard Jeanette, I am happy to know that you are now the owners of Ribar. I am sure that it will have a beautiful and fullfilled existence in your fine home. If I may, I would like to pay it an occasional visit just to recall our old friendship. We can all have a toast (signed in blue ink) Peter Voulkos. This letter is written on UC Berkeley Department of Art stationary and dated June 25, 1970.
Tom Wesselmann, Monica Lying on Blanket, 1988, enamel on laser-cut steel
(American, 19312004), Monica Lying on Blanket, 1988, enamel on laser-cut steel, overall: 22.75 x 41 inches, signed, dated and numbered to lower right Wesselmann 88 4/25. Studio marks to verso Tom Wesselmann 1988 steel drawing edition Monica Laying on Blanket (Black) 4/25 enamel on laser-cut steel. This work is number 4 from the edition of 25. Provenance: Private Collection (San Francisco, CA) Exhibition History: New York, Sidney Janus Gallery, Tom Wesselmann: New Work, October - November 1989, cat. no. 20, illustrated (another example exhibited).
(American, 1860 - 1945), Pandora, oil on canvas, canvas: 26 x 27 inches, framed: 32 x 27.5 inches, unsigned. Provenance: Collection of Bob Hanson thence by descent. Exhibition History: Oakland Museum of California, California as Muse: the Art of Arthur and Lucia Mathews, October 28, 2006 - March 25, 2002. Literature: Harry L. Jones, The Art of Arthur and Lucia Mathews, San Francisco, 2006, p. 100, illustration in colors. Note: The book by Harry L. Jones with full color illustration of Pandora, accompanies this lot.
Robert William Wood, Scene in the Ojai Valley, oil on board
(British/American, 1889-1979), Scene in the Ojai Valley (Southern California Landscape), circa 1953, oil on board, board: 23.75 x 35 inches. Framed: 30 x 41.5 inches. Signed lower right. Provenance: this work was originally purchased from an Oakland (CA) gallery on April 6, 1953 by the currents owner s aunt, Elsie Pimental, it then passed to her niece, Linda Jones, by descent. Condition: very good. The painting is in very good condition, with no visible cracking and there is no history of conservation or repairs. The varnish appears to be in good condition with no obvious discoloration. Full appraisal from 2019 accompanies the painting.
Edouard Leon Cortes, Theatre Cymnastique, oil on canvas
(French, 1882 - 1969), Theatre Gymnastique, oil on canvas, canvas: 18 x 22 inches, framed: 26.5 x 33 inches. Signed lower right. William A. Findlay Gallery (Chicago, IL) label affixed verso. Provenance: Donald Perkins (the son of the inventor of Kool-Aid, Edwin Perkins) purchased this work for Frances Feller as an engagement gift from the dealer William A. Findlay in 1962, in Chicago, IL. William A. Findlay told Mr. Perkins that he purchased the work directly from Cortes in Paris, France. Donald and Frances were divorced and Frances took possession of the painting and married Robert Feller. Patricia Glaub ( ne Perkins) , daughter of Donald and Frances , and her husband Donald Glaub then purchased the work from Robert and Frances Feller. The work has been passed down by familial descent to the Donald J and Patricia K Glaub family trust in 2021. The piece has been in private hands since 1962.
(French, 16121695), Anne dAutriche, oil on panel, panel: 9 x 6.75 inches, framed: 10.75 x 8.75 inches bears signature lower center, bears title upper center Francois Giroux label at center of panel verso. Franois-Simon-Alphonse Giroux (6 April 1776, Paris - 1 May 1848, Paris) was a famous French art restorer. Provenance: Sixtina Art Gallery (New York, NY) label verso, and an auction label for an Epilepsy fundraiser reading that the work was valuable painted on copper. There is no date for this auction/fundraiser, and the work has been studied and appears to not be on copper.
(Czech, 1860-1939), Precious stones/ LAmethyste, 1902, lithograph in colors, sight: 38 x 15.25 inches, framed: 44.5 x 21.25 inches signed and dated in plate lower left, printed by imp. F. Champenois, Paris.
(Czech, 1860 - 1939), The Seasons: Hiver Printemps t Automne, 1897, a set of four lithographs in colors, mounted to Rives wove paper. Images: 40 x 21.5 inches, framed: 46 x 26.25 inches. plate signed and dated. Printed by F. Champenois, Paris. Reference: Rennert Weill 47, Variant 1
Alphonse Mucha, Les Heures du Jour, lithographic prints
(Czech, 1860 - 1939), Les Heures du Jour, including Eveil Matin, Eclat Du Jour, Reverie du Soir and Repos de la Nuit, 1899, vintage lithographs in colors, sight (each): 23 x 29 inches, framed: 33.5 x 39.5 inches. Each signed and dated in plate lower right, each with title lower center
(Czech, 1860-1939), Precious Stones, LEmeraude, 1902, vintage lithographic poster in colors, sight: 38 x 15.25 inches, framed: 44.5 x 21.5 inches. plate signed and dated lower right, printed by Imp. F. Champenois, Paris.
(American, 1936 - 2010), Jimi Hendrix and Noel Redding, 1968, gelatin silver print, image: 8.5 x 12.25 inches, overall (with matting): 16.5 x 20 inches, pencil signed on matting lower right, pencil signed verso, stamped: Photograph by Jim Marshall 1831 Union Street, San Francisco, Calif. 94123 - 415-931-4555, numbered 4952/23a-24.
Jim Marshall, Carol Channing, gelatin silver print
(American, 1936 - 2010), Carol Channing, 1963, gelatin silver print, image: 7.75 x 9.75 inches, overall (with matting): 16 x 20 inches. Pencil signed on matting lower right, pencil signed and dated verso, stamped verso: Photograph by Jim Marshall 1831 Union Street, San Francisco, Calif. 94123 - 415-931-4555, numbered 2318-29.
Jim Marshall, Oscar Peterson, gelatin silver print
(American, 1936 - 2010), Oscar Peterson, 1960, gelatin silver print, image: 9.25 x 6.25 inches, overall (with matting): 20 x 116 inches, pencil signed on matting lower right, signed in ink and dated verso, stamped: Photograph by Jim Marshall 1831 Union Street, San Francisco, Calif. 94123 - 415-931-4555, numbered 1334/19.
William Gottlieb, Coleman Hawkins, gelatin silver print
(American, 1917 - 2006), Coleman Hawkins, Spotlight Club, New York, NY, circa September 1946, vintage gelatin silver print, sheet: 9.5 x 7.25 inches, overall (with matting): 17.25 x 14 inches, signed in ink lower right, dedicated to Harry Ruskins lower center, artist stamp verso.
(American, 1917 - 2006), Art Tatum, circa 1945, gelatin silver print, 14 x 11.25 inches, printed in 1979, signed in ink lower right, titled lower left, artist stamp verso, ink signed and titled again verso.
A Group of Ink Stone with Covers, and a Yixing Tea Pot
Comprising four sizes of inkstones and a plump crescent teapot ( ) in burnt orange, each side of the teapot incises a Chinese script and Yan Nian ( ). Largest: H 1 1/4 x W 9 x D 5 1/2 inches (3.1 x 22.8 x 13.9 cm).
A Chinese White Jade Mounted Rosewood Ruyi Secpter
Qing Dynasty,19th Century. The scepter head, midpoint, and tail-mounted with convex jade plaques of similarly carved scenes of Scholar in mountainscapes in relief, the stone a mottled grayish hue with Knotted tassel. Display in a Lucite rectangle case on fitted silk carved base. Width approximately 20 inches (50.8 cm) the display box: H 11 1/2 x W 28 x D 12 inches (29.2 x 71.1 x 30.4 cm). With a wooden base display box with arcylic lid.
A Large Chinese Scholars Rock Lingbi Stone Attributed to Qian Dian (1744-1806)
Gongshi Scholars Rock, Ying stone, its naturalistic horizontal orientation resembling conjoined twin peaks mountain, with two -character inscription Lin Yun , and signed in regular script Qian Xi (1744-1806 Qing Dynasty Calligrapher) supported by carved fitted rosewood stand. Height: Approximately 28 inches (71.1 cm).
Each modeled in a recumbent pose with the head raised and flanked by large ears below horns, four sinuous legs folded, the tail forming a loop handle, the body molded florets, pierced with circular apertures on the head and below the tail, covered overall with a yellowish-brown glaze. Dimensions: 18 long x 15 inches high (45.7 x 38.1 cm). Condition: Some wear, minor chipping.
Including three face-shaped carvings, a male figure with a rat, a mushroom carving, and a double-chestnut carving, each inscribed with a makers mark. Largest: 2 1/2 inches (6.3 cm). Condition: Some minor wear.
The interior finely decorated with four bats in copper red glaze surrounding a Shou roundel, the exterior depicting lotus blossoms and leaves under a band of ruyi-heads. Six characters Da Qing Jia Qing Nie Zhi in copper red to the recessed base. Diameter 6 inches (15.2 cm).
A Large Chinese Famille Rose Phoenix and Lotus Bowl
The exterior is finely decorated with stylized phoenix and lotus in various colors under the red and gilt border on the rim, the bottom inscribed red underglaze Guangxu mark. Height 3 1/2 x Diameter 8 1/4 inches (8.8 x 20.9 cm).
With steep flaring sides, the exterior delicately painted a traveling robed scholar riding a horse toward a wooden bridge in a landscape setting, poetic inscription in the regular script and two underglaze red seals to the opposite side, the cover similarly decorated and with the underglaze copper-red Daoguang seal mark repeated in the base of the bowl and inside the circular handle of the cover. H 3 1/2 x D 4 3/8 inches (8.8 x 11.1 cm).
Two Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Dishes, Dao Guang Mark
The shallow sidewalls of each dish rising to a flared rim, identically enameled to the exterior with fruiting and flowering gourds and bamboo, the recessed base centered with a six-character Daoguang mark in underglaze blue. Diameter 3 3/4 inches (9.5 cm).
With steep flaring sides, the exterior decorated with scattered stylized foliate roundels in colorful enamels, a six-character Daoguang mark in iron red underglaze repeated in the base of the bowl and inside the circular handle the cover. Height 3 x Diameter 3 5/8 inches (7.6 x 9.2 cm). Lot 128, The James Christie Room, April 2017, Hong Kong.
Of shallow flared sides rising from short foot, the interior decorated with dragon and phoenix chasing the flaming pearl, the rims decorated with a key-fret band, the exterior painted with floral blossoms, six characters Tongzhi mark in underglaze copper-red to recessed base. Diameter 4 inches (10.1 cm).
Four Chinese Copper Red Porcelain Spoons, Guangxu Mark
Each interior inscribed a dragon in a circle panel surrounded by Bagua symbols, two cranes heading to the red cloud above the dragon, all in the red line border, the wall decorated with three bats, a six characters Guangxu mark on the bottom. Width 4 1/2 inches (11.4 cm).
A Large Group of Chinese Export Rose Mandarin Porcelain Wares
Comprising a pair of diamond-shaped bowls, two round dishes, an oval dish, an oval ribbed salad bowl, a round plate with metal stand, an incense burner, a square vase with a wooden base, a creamer, a mini teapot with a spoon, a lighter and a round vase-shaped ornament. Tallest: Height 7 3/8 inches (18.7 cm). Condition: Wear and chips, paint losses.
A Chinese Doucai Porcelain Dragon Vase with Gilt Bronze Base
Of pressed globular body, decorated with gray and orange dragons surrounded by stylized flowers in pale white ground, together with a fitted gilt bronze base. The Vase: W 5 1/2 x H 4 3/4 inches (13.9 x 12 cm) the bronze base: W 7 1/2 x H 1 3/4 (19 x 4.4 cm).
A Chinese Yellow Ground Famille Rose Hat Stand Vase
Of cylindrical form, the exterior pierced with six oval quatrefoil apertures edged in gilt, the body densely enameled with many leafy lotus flowers and Xi - double happiness characters, reserved on the yellow ground the interior turquoise-glazed. Six-character Dao Guang Mark in underglaze iron-red mark to the recessed base. Height 11 inches (27.9 cm).
Pair of Chinese Porcelain Vases on Dore Bronze Pedestals
The tall ovoid body with a waisted neck and everted rim, enamelled in grisaille with branches of flowering chrysanthemums, hibiscus and yellow birds in the baby blue ground, the neck decorated with a band of heart-shaped ruyi, the floral scrolls on foot, turquoise interior and base, with the iron red Dayazhai mark, inscribed beside an oval seal, the base with an iron red mark Yong qing hang chun, together with gilt bronze import style pedestals. Vase: 21 3/4 inches (55.2 cm) Pedestal: 29 1/2 inches (74.9 cm).
Of broad pear shape with a waisted neck and wide everted mouth, set with a pair of pink enameled handles on the shoulders, decorated in polychrome enamel with floral sprays and four roundels of various flowers and birds such as peacock and pheasants, all above upright lappets, the shoulder with lotus scrolls against a green ground between raised pink-ground floral borders, the mouth with ruyi pendants, the base with a six-character mark. With gilt wood base. Dimensions: 18 1/2 high x 10 1/4 inches diameter (46.9 x 26 cm). Condition: Chips to the foot ring.
The lobed oval bowl rising from tapered foot, depicting three wise men with Taoist figures on the wall, the interior covered with mint blue glaze, the bottom inscribed a red underglaze Da Qing Tongzhi Nian Zhi mark. W 10 1/2 x D 8 x H 3 1/2 inches (26.6 x 20.3 x 8.8 cm).
The globular body depicts a gathering scene of elegant scholars in the deep blue ground, between large ruyi and broad lappets, the wooden lid carved in openwork attached a mottled hardstone knot with a fitted wooden base. Height 18 inches (45.7 cm). Condition: The bottom separation from the body, wear and glaze losses.
Of baluster form, colorfully painted and decorated with floral lappets, the body attached four orange beast heads, together with the fitted cover, the green-grey mystical beast on the top. Height: Approximately 26 inches (66 cm).
Modeled in a mirror image, each pheasant stand on the flower tree, painted in deep jade green with point colors in navy blue, magenta, and pale yellow, each bottom inscribed with a makers mark. Height: Approximately 16 inches (40 cm).
Pair of Chinese Blue and White Porcelain Pilgrim Jars
Of pressed round body with three spouts and a pair of dragon handles, the panel in the center inscribed gilt-red dragon with flaming fires, the bottom inscribed blue underglaze Qianlong mark. Height: 10 inches (25.4 cm).
Well potted with a tapered ovoid body rising to a broad shoulder with a short neck, the center layer depicts fishes in water above the short lappets, the stylized ruyi band on the shoulder, the bottom inscribed with six-character Da Ming Jia Jing Nian Zhi mark. W 6 x H 5 1/8 inches (15.2 x 13 cm). Condition: Hairlines and Chips.
A Rare Chinese Blue and White Ingot Form Waisted Box and Cover
Decorated in saturated cobalt-blue tone to the upper surface of the cover with a pair of Foo Dogs contesting a brocade ball in a double-lined panel of ingot-shape, the rounded sides of both box and cover with borders of leafy scrolls and blossoming camellias decorations, the rims with thin key-fret band, the base inscribed a six Characters Da Ming Jia Jing mark in a double-lined rectangular border. H 3 3/8 x W 9 1/2 x D 5 inches (8.5 x 24.1 x 12.7 cm).
Late Ming Dynasty. Resting on three small feet decorated with masks of mystical beasts, the body painted in varying shades of blue with two rounded cartouches framed by sectional wan diaper ground divided by ruyi scepter, the cartouches panels similarly depicting a Qiling beasts in the garden, all below a floral and Wan diaper band under a floral decorated rim, the bottom inscribed underglaze blue six characters Wanli Mark. H 5 3/4 x D 6 1/4 inches (14.6 x 15.8 cm). Condition: Chips and glaze losses on the rim, the bottom repaired.
Depicting the legendary Taoist master, Lu Dongbin ( ), standing on an apertured plinth wearing loose floral decorated robes, carrying a sword and a hat on the back and a Taoist attribute. Height: Approximately 11 inches (27.9 cm).
A Rare Chinese Celadon Ground Phoenix Bowl, Dao Guang Mark
The deep rounded sides supported on a slightly tapered foot rising to a gently everted rim, the exterior decorated with iron-red roundels of five stylized phoenixes, the interior with a further phoenix roundel, all reserved on an even glaze of pale grayish-green tone, the base inscribed with a six-character Daoguang mark in underglaze blue. H 2 3/4 x W 5 3/4 inches (6.9 x 14.6 cm).
A Chinese Longquan Celadon Incise Floral Motif Vase
Possibly Ming Dynasty. Of attenuated ovoid body with a slightly tapered neck, decorated with incised morning glory flower and foliate motifs, fitted on a wooden base. Height 11 3/4 inches (29.8 cm). Condition: Some chips and dents.
Each barrel-form stool carved and molded with two opposing taotie masks with pierced fixed rings, alternating with pierced double-coin medallions, all between two horizontal bands of raised bosses, covered overall with a crushed-berry glaze embellished with streaks of a variegated blue glaze. Dimensions: 12 1/4 high x 14 inches wide (31.1 x 35.5 cm).
Of tapering rounded form, the exterior decorated on the central register with two rectangular cartouches, depicting a fisherman on the river bank and a scholar and his attendant on the hillside on another side, each panel with poetic inscriptions, enameled with eight Buddhist treasure emblems admits the clouds, all reserved on a vibrant turquoise ground, protruding mouth rim with a rinsed cloud motif, the interior decorated with fish in the swim with various colors, on carved fitted hardwood stand. Height 33 1/2 x Diameter 21 inches (85 x 53.3 cm) with the stand.
Group of Chinese Canton Export Enamel Bowl and Box
Comprising a pink flower bowl, a pink square case, and a mint blue oval quatrefoil box with a lid, all decorated with floral motifs and portray daily life. Largest : 11 1/4 x 2 3/4 inches (28.5 x 6.9 cm). Condition: Wear, chips and hairlines.
Depicted with a long hair and beard to his broad face, his right hand upon the left wrist, wearing a leaf-wreathed dress, sitting on a plinth supported by two-tone rock. Height 8 1/4 inches (20.9 cm). Fuxi or Fu Hsi is mythical Chinese emperor of the sky, acknowledged inventor of the eight trigrams (pa-kua).
A Fine Bronze Figure of A seated Ascetic Buddha Shakyamuni
Seated with his left leg raised and his right in parallel to the ground, both of his hands folded on his left knee, his head looking forward, downcast eyes, closed mouth with a slight hint of a smile, emphasized big ears and skinny torso with prominent ribs. Height 7 inches (17.7 cm). Fasting Buddha Shakyamuni, after reaching enlightenment at Bodhgaya, Shakyamuni meditated and fasted for forty-nine days. Thus, showing him as an emaciated renouncer relates to his enlightenment and his status as a yogic ascetic who has ultimate control over his body.
A Pair of Burmese Carved and Gilt Marble Seated Buddha Statues
Comprising a figure seated in vajrasana, with the right hand reaching down towards the ground in bhumisparsha mudra, the left hand held gently in the lap in dhyana mudra, hair-bearing brown pigment and wearing a golden robe and a meditating figure with his hand folded in lap, kneeling on the pedestal. Tallest: 20 1/4 inches (51.4 cm) with base. Condition: Partial broken and Paint losses.
A Rare and Magnificent Chinese Monumental Theatrical Diorama with Kingfisher Feather Embellishment
Possibly Late Qing Dynasty. Constructed on the large front panel of the wedding bed, portray in various levels of raucous stage performance, comprising fourteen weapon-bearing male and female warriors and civil and martial figures, all standing in vivid performing postures with dramatic facial expressions, with the entire composition filled with figures in elaborate theatrical costume. All embellished with carved and gilt trim wood panels, kingfisher feather and embroidered silk blue ground panels, suspended above an official presiding center-stage, the inscription reading Jia Gu Hui ( ), the further notes written in ink and paper reading Xiao Mei Xian ( ), (The theatrical Company at Yang Cheng Zu Lang Men Xiang Li Li, Guangzhou province) on the left-center of Arch, inscribed the makers mark reading Yuan Li Chang Zao (Made by Yuan Li Chang). W 87 x H 87 x D 21 inches (220 x 220 x 53.3 cm). Condition: Wear commensurate with age. The left wall replaced with three wooden panels instead of the original feather embellishment. The name of the pla434y is Jiagu Meeting ( ). It was a well-known alliance during Spring and Autumn Period (770 BC-476 BC / 403 BC) between the Qilu Kingdom and the Lu Kingdom. Confucius (551 B.C. - 479 B.C., a Chinese philosopher, and politician ) was called the Great Secretary of Saints for his awe-inspiring power and canonical ceremony. After the alliance, the Qi people were impressed by Confucius awe-inspiring righteousness and returned Yun (to the east of Yuncheng in todays Shandong), Yin (now north of Ningyang, Shandong), and Guiyin (yin of Guishan, southeast of Xinwen, Shandong), etc. The land of Wenyang.
The Inro case of the vertical rectangular body with two inscribed panels on each side depicting Chinese zodiac symbols lacquered with gold and red over the brown ground, with round wooden Ojime in silver inlaid effects, the Netsuke decorated with two figures and a fox with nine tails on the other side, all connected with olive green strings. Inro case: 3 3/8 x 2 1/2 inches (8.5 x 6.3 cm) Netsuke: 1 3/4 inches (4.4 cm) diam. Ojime: 3/4 inches (1.9 cm) diam.
Depicting three older men with servants in the natural scene, surrounded by floral scrolls, all carved in low relief. The bottom inscribed a gilt six Chinese Qianlong mark. W 18 1/4 x D 18 1/8 x H 2 1/2 inches (46.3 x 46 x 6.3 cm).
Four Chinese Bamboo Folding Hand Fans by Various Artists
The first is attributed to Gui Haodu , Orchid, Lingzhi Ruyi and rocks Poems in Running script, ink and color on parer ink on gold paper, folding fan. Signed with two artist seals, dated. The Second is attributed to Jib Jutong Snowy river landscape. Poems in Running script, ink and color on parer folding fan. Signed Jib Jutong and Jo Shen with two artist seals, dated. The third is attributed to Qing Yijun , Birds and rock, ink and color on paper, entitled, inscribed, signed, dated, calligraphy by Su Yangjing . two artist seals. The fourth is attributed to Yu Ming, Mountain Landscape, entitled, inscribed in regular script. ink and color on parer folding fan. Tallest: Height 13 3/8 inches (33.9 cm). Condition: One of the fans has damage, paper losses.
The green silk ground embroidered with bats and floral sprays in polychrome satin stitch, with ruyi-shaped black-ground borders of crane roundels and flowers. Length: 56 1/2 inches (143.5 cm). Condition: Some fraying, staining, fading.
Of round neck with straight cuffs, finely embroidered with orchids and butterflies on the orange ground, each side and cuff liner attached dark blue border with ivory layers, all decorated with stylized flowers. W 70 x H 53 inches (177.8 x 134.6 cm).
A Group of Chinese Embroidered Wall Panel and Sleeve Bands
The first, a large wall panel decorated with blue flowers and butterflies in the deep blue ground, surrounded by a pale yellow border depicting figures in the garden scene the second, a pair of mirrored sleeve bands decorated with two fishes in a natural scene. Wall panel: 23 x 75 inches (58.4 x 190 cm) Framed sleeve band: 21 3/4 x 5 inches (55.2 x 12.7 cm) each. Condition: Some wear and fraying.
Each inserted a cinnabar panel depicting a wriggling dragon and flaming pearl surrounded by ruyi clouds, bordered by a black lacquer frame painted and gilt with foliate scrolls and lotus flowers, the back inscribed with a Chinese theme Qian Long Yu Ti, each screen set within a later low table frame. Height: Approximately 21 inches (53.3 cm).
Pair of Chinese Reticulated Carved Rosewood Arm Chairs
Each with round seat rising from four legs, front legs carved as birds feet to mythical face, rear legs formed as a naturalistic flower tree, the apron decorated with Shou roundel symbol surrounded by floral scrolls, the back with double dragons handles and floral clouds motifs, top rails carved openwork, each depicting four figures with a crane and a crab under the lotus liver, all supported by five carved splats. H 35 x W 27 x D 26 inches (88.9 x 68.5 x 66 cm). Condition: Some minor wear and chips, paint losses.
Well carved with dragon motifs in the circle panels, with pale green stone dragon and phoenixes, the door attached metal handles and locks engraved fishes and Shou motifs, supported by four legs. W 30 1/2 x D 30 1/2 x H 42 1/2 inches (77.4 x 77.4 x 107.9 cm).
Distemper on cloth, depicting a standing White Tara with four hands-on lotus throne, among Buddhist figures and clouds above the architecture. With fabric frame: 29 1/2 x 51 inches (74.9 x 129.5 cm) image only 22 1/8 x 35 1/2 inches (56.1 x 90.1 cm). Condition: Wear and scratches on the surface.