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19th Century Published Ifugao Sacrificial Punamhan Box

Lot# 5035

Circa 1840.
The lid with a woven rattan handle embellished with vertebrae minimal remnants of previous offerings.
Approximate dimensions: 5 1/2 high x 10 1/4 wide x 8 3/4 inches deep..
Published in The Last Filipino Headhunters by David Howard, page 54.
Condition: Splits to either side. Significant patina.

Estimate: $1000 - $1500

Two Native American Ollas, Parchment, Fish Heads/ Lizards

Lot# 5044

The two ollas with narrow mouths and bulging bodies, one covered with fish heads and parchment, the other with lizard bodies and parchement.
Approximate dimensions: 5 1/2 - 8 1/2 inches diameter..
Condition: Loss to two of the fish heads. Minor wear overall.

Estimate: $300 - $500

Carved Geode Dragon Style Skull

Lot# 5049

On parcel giltwood base.
Approximate dimensions: 9 1/2 high x 9 1/2 wide x 16 1/2 inches deep..
Condition: Wear to the base.

Estimate: $1500 - $2000

 

Italian Marble Roman Style Torso After the Antique

Lot# 5059

Nude male torso wearing cape, mounted by a metal beam to a marble base.
Approximate dimensions: 56 1/2 inches high..
Condition: Wear and loss, some chipping to the marble base.

Estimate: $4500 - $6500

 

Pair of Paris Porcelain Chinoiserie Vases

Lot# 5081

Gilt chinoiserie motif on blue grounds, each with two handles.
Approximate dimensions: 18 inches high..
Condition: Light rubbing to gilt.

Estimate: $500 - $700

Set of Four Moorish Inlaid Stools

Lot# 5120

With red velvet upholstered seats.
Approximate dimensions: 20 high x 16 1/4 inches wide and deep..
Condition: Light wear overall. One with loose spandrel between the leg and frame.

Estimate: $1200 - $1500

 

Moorish Inlaid Round Mirror

Lot# 5123

Circular form, diamond pattern inlay.
Approximate dimensions: 47 1/4 inches diameter..
Condition: Minor wear overall.

Estimate: $1000 - $1500

Egyptianesque Carved Giltwood Settee

Lot# 5124

The gilt painted frame with parcel ebonized, light blue, and dark blue decoration.
Approximate dimensions: 57 high x 72 wide x 34 inches deep..
Condition: Some rubbing, loss, and patina to gilt and paint.

Estimate: $3500 - $4500

Pair of Egyptian Motif Nightstands

Lot# 5125

Each with pull-put shelf and three drawers.
Approximate dimensions: 28 1/2 high x 21 1/4 wide x 12 1/2 inches deep..
Condition: Minor surface wear throuhgout.

Estimate: $300 - $500

 

19th Century French Louis XV Style Giltwood Upholstered Screen

Lot# 5135

With later paper panels, black on white bird motif.
Approximate dimensions: Tallest panel 74 inches high, each panel 18 1/2 inches wide..
Condition: Some repair, touch ups, and rubbing to the giltwood. The panels with some marks.

Estimate: $400 - $600

Jim Marshall, Leonard Cohen, gelatin silver print

Lot# 5212

(American, 1936 - 2010),
Leonard Cohen, 1965,
gelatin silver,
image: 8.25 x 12 inches, overall (with matting): 16 x 20 inches.
Pencil signed on matting lower right, pencil signed and dated verso,
stamped: Photograph by Jim Marshall 1831 Union Street, San Francisco, Calif. 94123 - 415-931-4555, numbered 8994 - 12.

Estimate: $700 - $1000

 

Jim Marshall, Apalachian Family, gelatin silver print

Lot# 5214

(American, 1936 - 2010),
Apalachian Family, 1965,
gelatin silver print,
image: 8.25 x 12 inches, overall (with matting): 16 x 20.5 inches.
Pencil signed on matting lower right, pencil signed and dated verso,
stamped: Photograph by Jim Marshall 1831 Union Street, San Francisco, Calif. 94123 - 415-931-4555, numbered 2318 - 29.

Estimate: $400 - $600

Jim Marshall, Sonny Terry and Brownie McGhee,

Lot# 5215

(American, 1936 - 2010),
Sonny Terry and Brownie McGhee,
gelatin silver,
image: 8.5 x 12.5 inches, overall (with matting): 16 x 20 inches.
Pencil signed on matting lower right, pencil signed and dated verso,
stamped: Photograph by Jim Marshall 1831 Union Street, San Francisco, Calif. 94123 - 415-931-4555, numbered 2318 - 29.

Estimate: $400 - $600

Jim Marshall, Tim Hardin, gelatin silver print

Lot# 5216

(American, 1936 - 2010),
Tim Hardin - N.Y.C. 1964, 1965,
gelatin silver print,
image: 13 x 8.25 inches, overall (with matting): 20 x 16.25 inches,
pencil signed on matting lower right, pencil signed and dated verso,
stamped: Photograph by Jim Marshall 1831 Union Street, San Francisco, Calif. 94123 - 415-931-4555, numbered 2884 - 4 - 4A

Estimate: $400 - $600

Jim Marshall, Red Norvo, gelatin silver print

Lot# 5217

(American, 1936 - 2010),
Red Norvo, 1960,
gelatin silver print,
image: 7 x 11.25 inches, overall (with matting): 16 x 20.5 inches,
pencil signed on matting lower right, signed in ink verso,
stamped: Photograph by Jim Marshall 1831 Union Street, San Francisco, Calif. 94123 - 415-931-4555, numbered 724,

Estimate: $400 - $600

 

Jim Marshall, Horace Silver, gelatin silver print

Lot# 5218

(American, 1936 - 2010),
Horace Silver, circa 1960,
gelatin silver print,
image: 9.5 x 6.25 inches, 20 x 16.25 inches, overall (with matting): 20 x 16.25 inches,
pencil signed on matting lower right, printed 1980, pencil signed and dated verso,
stamped: Photograph by Jim Marshall 1831 Union Street, San Francisco, Calif. 94123 - 415-931-4555, numbered 598-5.

Estimate: $400 - $600

Jim Marshall, The Cults Ian Astbury,

Lot# 5220

(American, 1936 - 2010),
The Cults Ian Astbury,
gelatin silver print,
image: 8 x 12 inches, inches, overall (with matting): 16 x 20 inches,
pencil signed on matting lower right, pencil signed verso,
stamped: Photograph by Jim Marshall 3622 16th St. San Francisco California, 94114, 415-864-3622, All Rights Reserved, numbered: 11, 875/ 15/15A .

Estimate: $400 - $600

Jim Marshall, J. J. Johnson, gelatin silver print

Lot# 5221

(American, 1936 - 2010),
J. J. Johnson at the Newport Jazz Festival,
gelatin silver print,
image: 13.25 x 8.75 inches, overall (with matting): 20.25 x 16.25 inches,
pencil signed on matting lower right, pencil signed verso.

Estimate: $400 - $600

William Gottlieb, Lionel Hampton, gelatin silver print

Lot# 5224

(American, 1917 - 2006),
Lionel Hampton, circa 1945,
gelatin silver print,
14 x 11 inches,
printed in 1979, signed in ink lower right, titled lower left, artist stamps verso, ink signed and titled again verso.

Estimate: $400 - $600

 

Luke Fontana, Louisiana, gelatin silver print

Lot# 5225

(American, 20th century),
Angola, Louisiana, 1970,
gelatin silver print,
overall: 11 x 14.25 inches,
signed in ink lower right, titled lower left.

Estimate: $400 - $600

Gene Anthony, Summer of Love, gelatin silver print

Lot# 5226

(American, 20th century),
Charlatans in the Panhandle, (Summer of Love, San Francisco) 1966,
gelatin silver print,
image: 20 x 16 inches, overall (with matting): 23.5 x 19.25 inches,
signed lower right, titled with pencil on the matting.

Estimate: $400 - $600

Pair of Chinese Polychrome Porcelain Garden Seats

Lot# 5258

Each barrel-form stool with two panels of courtly ladies and attendants between rows of raised bosses, all reserved on a dense pattern of leafy vines bearing fruits and flowers, with two opposing pierced joined cash designs, the top further decorated with a similar flowering foliate pattern interrupted by a central pierced cash medallion and four cartouches of different animals, all within a pale blue-ground leiwen border.
Dimensions: 19 1/4 high x 12 inches wide (48.8 x 30.48 cm).

Estimate: $600 - $800

A Chinese Copper Red Plate, Qianlong Mark

Lot# 5284

The shallow rounded sides rising to a gently flared rim, coveredoverall in copper red glaze, the base inscribed with a six-character Qianlong mark in underglaze blue.
Diameter 8 inches (20.3 cm).
Condition: Some hairlines.

Estimate: $600 - $800

 

A Japanese Cast Iron Samurai Warrior Kabuto Helmet

Lot# 5298

Decorated with antlers (Kuwagata) and a front crest (Maedate), pierced eyes with the inclined nose are right under the fukikaeshi attached roundel floral motifs.
Height: Approximately 13 inches (33 cm).

Estimate: $600 - $800

Chinese Wood Carved and Stone Inlaid Wall Screen

Lot# 5313

Well carved and attached to the turquoise painted wooden ground, overall decorated with a bat, musical instruments, weapons, and vases, the cloisonne vase of center depicts a mythical beast face, fully planted with a spear and flowers.
33 x 47 inches (83.8 x 119.3 cm).

Estimate: $1100 - $1300

 

Ancient Roman Carved Marble Head of Man

Lot# 5000

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.

Estimate: $1500 - $2000

Lot of Small Ancient Roman Heads

Lot# 5001

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.

Estimate: $300 - $400

Small Greek Attic Black-Figure Lekythos.6th-5th century BC

Lot# 5002

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.

Estimate: $500 - $800

 

Four Greek Apulian Blackware Pottery Bowls

Lot# 5003

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.

Estimate: $400 - $600

Lot of Ancient Egyptian Figures and Small Items

Lot# 5004

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.

Estimate: $300 - $400

Five Ancient Pottery and Bone Vessels

Lot# 5005

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.

Estimate: $300 - $400

Collection of Ancient Small Pottery Items, Mostly Roman

Lot# 5006

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.

Estimate: $300 - $400

 

Collection of Ancient Items Including Ancient Roman Glass and Mexican Bronze

Lot# 5007

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.

Estimate: $300 - $400

Collection of Middle Eastern Pottery Vessels

Lot# 5007A

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.

Estimate: $700 - $1000

Large African Carved Wood Female Figure

Lot# 5008

Nude female figure standing with a vessel.
Approximate dimensions: 36 1/2 inches high..
Condition: Crack across the upper back. Surface wear and patina throughout.

Estimate: $400 - $600

Large African Wood Carved and Bone Figural Group

Lot# 5009

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.

Estimate: $400 - $600

 
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