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February 15, 16, 17 Annex Auction


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Coral, 14k Yellow Gold Brooch

Lot# 29

Featuring one oval shaped coral cabochon measuring approximately 17.3 x 13 mm, set in a 14k yellow gold mounting measuring approximately 26 x 20 mm.
Gross Weight: 3.0 dwts

Estimate: $150 - $250


Chinese Doucai Porcelain Dragon Baluster Vase

Lot# 307

Molded with elephant head handles, cup form mouth, the waisted neck and body showing a pair of blue and orange color dragon amid composite lotus flowers and trailing vines outlined in underglaze blue and picked out in yellow, iron red and green enamels also used for the cloud-collar border bands at the shoulder and above the foot, the recessed base remain unglaze. Six-character mark in underglazed blue beneath the neck.
16 inches (40.5 cm) high 8 1/4 (21 cm) wide.

Estimate: $120 - $150


Two Japanese Seto Ware Bowls

Lot# 314

The first potted sturdily with rounded flaring sides resting on a short straight foot, decorated to the interior with a bird and flowers within a frieze of floral meanders the second with shallow rounded sides and a short foot, painted to the interior with swirling tendrils issuing a trumpet-shaped bloom below a butterfly in flight.
Diameter: the first: 9 1/2 inches (24 cm).

Estimate: $70 - $120


Fourteen Bottles of Champagne

Lot# 387

Including Mumm Moet, Dampierre Piper Heidsieck and Billecart- Salmon, plus a bottle of Spanish Codorniu Cava.
All persons bidding on this lot must be 21 years of age. Proof of age required with payment.

Estimate: $300 - $500


Edward Meyer Kern Two young men watercolor and pencil

Lot# 640

(American 1823-1863)
Two Young Men,
watercolor and pencil on paper
sight: 7.5 x 3.5 inches frame: 13.75 x 9.75 inches
signed initials and dated lower left: EMK July 15,(18)55.
Hirschl and Adler Galleries, New York NY label with full cataloging verso.

Estimate: $100 - $150


Two Coach Purses

Lot# 644

White leather purse with leather Coach badge to the interior, with serial No. G1168-F16533 black leather purse with Coach badge interior, with serial No. J0993-70189.
Comprising a small white leather purse with alligator pattern brown leather trim and a black leather purse with light brown leather trim and handle.
Approximate dimensions: White purse 11 1/4 high x 11 1/4 inches wide, black purse 15 high x 17 inches wide..
Condition: Light wear overall.

Estimate: $50 - $100


Japanese Painting Scroll with Rooster

Lot# 743

Hanging scroll, ink and color on silk, signed, with one seal of the artist.
Size of the image: 57 x 19 1/2 inches (12.5 x 49.5 cm).
Condition: Dark spots, creases, the silk mounting with some fraying.

Estimate: $200 - $300


Chinese Painted Lacquer Storage Trunk

Lot# 788

The top panel and side panel painted with bird and flower and landscape, applied with metal fixtures, all supported by hoof feet.
17 1/2 x 25 x 12 1/2 inches.
Cracks, losses.

Estimate: $180 - $250


English Victorian Yew and Elm Plank Seat Windsor Chair

Lot# 1097

Fourth quarter 19th century.
Turned slat back and arm supports turned legs and stretcher.
Approximate dimensions: 33 1/4 high x 27 wide x 23 inches deep..
Condition: Surface wear throughout.

Estimate: $150 - $200


American Victorian Carved Mahogany Mantel with Beveled Glass Mirror

Lot# 1156

In two pieces.
Approximate dimensions: 95 high x 60 inches wide..
Condition: Loss to some of the turned accent pieces, and loss to the gallery on the top piece. Some scratches to the mirror. Wear to the finish, various nicks, scratches, and dents throughout.

Estimate: $100 - $150


European School Icy pond oil on canvas

Lot# 1166

(19th century)
Icy Pond
Oil on canvas.
14 1/2 x 22 3/4 inches Frame: 21 1/8 x 29 1/4 inches.
Illegibly signed lower left.
CONDITION: In overall good condition, some evidence of heat damage along the bottom of the canvas. was not examined under black light.

Estimate: $100 - $150


Tom Rippon Cheers etching

Lot# 1168

(American, b. 1954)
Cheers, 1992,
image: 8 x 5 inches, sheet: 12.5 x 9 inches, overall (framed): 21 x 16.75 inches
pencil signed and dated lower right, titled lower center, edition of 20,

Estimate: $150 - $250


Attributed to Wu Jingting (1904-1972): Peasant and Ox

Lot# 1220

Hanging scroll, ink and color on paper, inscribed and dated, signed, with one seal of the artist.
Height x width of the image: 51 1/2 x 19 1/2 inches (131 x 49.5 cm).
Condition: Creases.

Estimate: $100 - $150

Attributed to Liu Haisu (1896-1994): Red Blossoms

Lot# 1221

Hanging scroll, ink and color on paper, inscribed and signed, with three seals of the artist.
Height x width of the image: 33 x 18 inches (84 x 46 cm).
Condition: Creases, the silk mounting with water marks and tears, the dowel missing one end.

Estimate: $100 - $150


Three Vintage Spinning Wheels

Lot# 1234

19th century.
Two unpainted, one with green painted finish.
Approximate dimensions: Small unpainted wheel 24 1/2 high x 16 3/4 wide x 34 inches long, green painted wheel 28 1/2 high x 15 3/4 wide x 28 inches long, larger unpainted wheel 32 3/4 high x 12 3/4 wide x 27 inches deep..
Condition: Wear throughout, no apparent major loss. All appear to be in working order.

Estimate: $200 - $300


George Nelson For Herman Miller Mid-Century Modern Headboard

Lot# 1238

Two blue vinyl upholstered pads slide down to reveal storage spaces on ebonized block feet.
Approximate dimensions: 39 1/2 high x 56 1/4 wide x 13 1/2 inches deep..
Condition: Wear to the finish throughout. The piece with scratches, scuffs, and minor loss to the shaped edges.

Estimate: $250 - $400

Three Vintage Spinning Wheels

Lot# 1241

19th century.
Comprising two unpainted wheels and one green/yellow painted wheel.
Approximate dimensions: Painted wheel 36 1/4 high x 18 1/4 wide x 23 1/2 inches deep, unpainted wheel 25 1/4 high x 17 wide x 33 inches deep, other unpainted wheel 25 high x 16 3/4 wide x 34 inches deep..
Condition: Wear throughout including some insect loss, all appear to be in working order.

Estimate: $200 - $300


Chinese Han Pottery Horse

Lot# 1249

The recumbent horse with a separate head, burial encrustation and pigments remaining.
Width: 20 inches (51 cm).
Condition: Repaired.

Estimate: $150 - $250


Two Chinese Embroidered Panels with Forbidden Stitches

Lot# 1252

The first embroidered on a pale green ground with couched gilt thread and polychrome floss, depicting twin phoenixes, flowers and butterflies in mirror image, with mirror decoration the second decorated on a purple ground with a pair of birds amidst various flowers issuing from gilt-embroidered branches, trimmed with a yellow band, all within a grayish-cream ground border of butterflies and flowers.
Size of the first: 54 x 38 inches (137 x 96.5 cm).
Condition: Loose threads, areas of staining and fraying.

Estimate: $150 - $200


Hermes Type Blue Leather Evelyne Shoulder Bag

Lot# 1257

Approximate dimensions: 31 1/2 high x 12 1/2 inches wide..
The bag with hole punched H in oval to the back with Hermes paperwork, authenticity card, and bag protector.
HERMES / PARIS / MADE IN FRANCE embossed in several areas to exterior.
Condition: Very light wear overall. Please note: this is a Hermes Style Bag.

Estimate: $200 - $300


Two Native American Coyote Skull Spirit Chaser Reproductions

Lot# 1263

Each with a Coyote skull set on a post, adorned and wrapped with carious furs, hides, feathers, bones, and beads set on flat rock bases.
One with tag that reads Indian Reproductions by Master Hunter.
Approximate dimensions: 28 inches high..
Condition: Very light wear overall, patination to the skulls.

Estimate: $200 - $300


Group of Five Embroidered Sleeve Bands

Lot# 1352

The first depicting four figures sailing on a boat above swirling waves in a landscape with flowering trees and a pavilion, within a pale green-ground border embellished with alternating butterflies and various floral motifs the second decorated to the upper register with figures surrounded by a petal band, all outlined with couched gilt thread, the lower register further accentuated with a similar band encircling floral sprays the third pair worked and stitched in silk and gilt thread with two birds and various floral motifs enclosed by borders of petals and foliate scroll design the fourth embellished with two butterflies in flight and blooms of various flowers, five shou characters on the right side.
Height x width of the first: 30 x 16 inches (76 x 40.5 cm).
Condition: All with some fraying and stains.

Estimate: $70 - $100


Two Native American Acoma Pottery Vessels by Maria Torivio and Sarah Garcia

Lot# 1662

Painted earthenware comprising a round tapered form with elongated wide neck and a round double spout vessel with handle both decorated in black and light brown on cream grounds.
Double spout piece marked SARAH GARCIA / ACOMA, N.M. in black to the underside, vase marked M. TORIVIO / ACOMA N.M..
Approximate dimensions: Vase 13 3/4 high x 10 inches diameter, double spout 15 high x 9 inches diameter..
Condition: Vase with minor surface wear thorughout. Double spout vessel with loss to paint on handle, possible repair. Very minor wear throughout.

Estimate: $250 - $350


RC Gorman 2 Walking Women glazed ceramic

Lot# 1686

(American 1932-2005)
Walking Women- Danish Blue and Walking Women-Deep Purple, 1982
glazed ceramic,
each measure: 11.75 x 6.75 x 6.75 inches,
signed, numbered and titled on the base: RC Gorman, Walking Women-Danish Blue 125/150 and RC Gorman, Walking Women- Deep purple 113-150.

Estimate: $400 - $600


Group of 4 woodblock prints by Keisuke Serizawa

Lot# 1702

(Japanese, 1895-1984)
Group of 4 works including School of Fish, Snow Scene, Children of Snow, and Snow Scene.
Hand-stencil dyed prints, and woodblock print in colors.
The 3 small works each have The Verne Collection Inc. Cleveland, OH, stamped verso

Estimate: $60 - $80


David Taylor Coney Island silver gelatin print

Lot# 1804

(American 20th century)
Coney Island, 1996
Silver gelatin print.
Sight: 5 5/8 x 7 3/4 inches Frame: 14 x 15 1/2 inches.
Signed, titled and dated verso.
Provenance: Purchased from the Bonni Benrubi Gallery, NY in 1998.
CONDITION: Apparently in overall good condition, due to the framing, unable to unframe to see the sheet.

Estimate: $150 - $250

Tom Holland, SF 5, 1977, Epoxy on Aluminum

Lot# 1812

(American, B. 1936)
S.F. 5, 1977,
Epoxy on aluminum
9 x 8 inches
artist labels affixed verso
Provenance: Hansen Fuller Gallery exhibition label verso, Art for Giving and Collecting, 1977, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art label affixed verso, to current owner by descent
Exhibition History: Hansen Fuller Gallery

Estimate: $50 - $100


Marian Williams Steele 2 Portrait oil on canvas

Lot# 1864

(American 1912-2001)
Mr. Emory Brannen Bronte and Mrs. Emory Brannen Bronte
Oil on canvas.
16 x 14 1/2 inches Frame: 24 x 22 inches. 16 x 14 inches Frame: 24 x 22 inches.
Signed upper right corner: Marian Williams Steele. Signed lower right: Marian Williams Steele.
Information on the sitters verso on each painting.

Estimate: $200 - $300


Mission Style Oak Extension Dining Table

Lot# 1884

Fluted legs marquetry top.
Approximate dimensions: 30 high x 69 long x 35 1/4 inches wide, each leaf adds 19 1/2 inches..
Condition: Surface and finish wear, mainly to the top.

Estimate: $100 - $150

Art Deco Style Oak Desk with Mirror

Lot# 1886

Three drawers on either side carved with nude females in relief flanking a single long drawer, with an oak frame mirror.
Approximate dimensions: Desk 28 1/4 high x 46 1/4 wide x 20 1/2 inches deep, mirror 27 3/4 high x 35 1/2 inches wide..
Condition: Scuffs and minor wear throughout.

Estimate: $150 - $250


Pair of Persian-Market Ceremonial Swords

Lot# 1947

Brass inlaid wood hilts and sheats the blades with incised and notched accents the sheaths with punched brass wrappings.
Approximate dimensions: Both similar in size, about 20 inches long..
Condition: Loss to brass wrap on one sheath, one wrapping is loose. Patina to metals and wood. Minor wood loss to one sheath. Minor surface wear.

Estimate: $200 - $250


Pair of Korean Celadon Glaze Dragon Moon Flasks

Lot# 2300

Each flattened globular body rising from a splayed foot to a flaring mouth, flanked by double dragon handles, molded to each circular side with a dragon encircled by lingzhi-shaped clouds.
Height: 11 3/4 inches (30 cm) each.
Condition: One flask with a repair to the base.

Estimate: $70 - $100


Pair of Chinese Yellow Glaze Monochrome Bottle Vases

Lot# 2311

Each globular body raised on a short tapered foot and surmounted by a tall straight neck, covered by a mustard-yellow glaze permeated with a matrix of brown crackle, with a six-character mark reading Chang Feng-xuan zhenwanqi within two concentric bands in underglaze blue to the base.
Height: 7 inches (18 cm) each.
Condition: One has been restored, with losses.

Estimate: $70 - $120