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February Annex Auction


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Tibetan Gilt Bronze Figure of Bodhisattva

Lot# 189

The figure is shown seated on lion, both hands holding ritual implements, with a flaming Mandorla behind.
Height: 6 inches (15.2 cm).

Estimate: $400 - $600


Two Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Boxes

Lot# 212

The first is a octagonal porcelain covered box with animals, birds, and flower motif the second is a circular sweet meat covered box.
Approximate height of the octagonal box, 5 1/2 inches, height of circular approximately 4 inches.

Estimate: $150 - $250


Oscar de la Renta Rose Travertine Dinner Service

Lot# 228

Comprising fourteen service plates, fourteen dinner plates, fourteen salad plates, twelve teacups, fourteen saucers, sugar bowl lacking a lid, and a creamer.
Markings to the undersides.
Approximate dimensions: Service plates 11 1/2 inches diameter, dinner plates 10 3/4 inches diameter, salad plates 7 7/8 inches diameter, cups 2 3/8 high x 3 1/2 inches diameter, saucers 6 inches diameter, sugar 3 1/4 high x 3 5/8 inches diameter..
Condition: Minimal wear.

Estimate: $250 - $400


Song of the Islands (20th Century Fox, 1942)

Lot# 233

Starring Betty Grable, Victor Mature, Jack Oakie, Thomas Mitchell, and George Barbier. Directed by Walter Lang.
Approximate dimensions, 41 x 27 inches.
Condition: Folded, handling dents, some fold splits and staining.

Estimate: $70 - $150


Lundberg Studios Glass Vase

Lot# 239

Ovoid form in lavender with a green pulled feather design stemming from the base.
Inscription to the underside reads Lundberg Studios, 1985, XX002.
Approximate dimensions: 11 high x 5 inches diameter..
Condition: Minor wear to the underside.

Estimate: $150 - $200


Collection of Four Austrian Secessionist Iridescent Glass Vessels

Lot# 246

Comprising a pair of Loetz-type oil spot vases, possibly Pallme-Konig a blue glass bowl, and a ruffled green glass bowl.
No apparent markings.
Approximate dimensions: Vase pair 6 3/8 inches high, blue bowl 3 high x 9 3/4 inches diameter, green bowl 3 high x 7 1/2 inches diameter..
Condition: Chips to vase pair rims. Internal crack to the blue glass bowl.

Estimate: $200 - $300

Malcolm Alexander The Prodigal Daughter bronze

Lot# 247

(American 1925-2014)
The Prodigal Daughter
Bronze on a stone base.
Including base: 14 3/4 x 12 x 5 inches.
Signed and numbered on the back of the figures coat: M Alexander 4/12 (illegible foundry annotation noted on the coat as well).
The Jamison Galleries West, Tucson AZ label on the bottom of the base with fully cataloging.
(Condition: Please contact fine arts department for a full condition report.)

Estimate: $25 - $50


Seven Painted Wood and Carved Back Duck Decoys, Several Signed

Lot# 396

Two stamped with Junker to the undersides. One signed O. Linde and further marked with Reheaded 1992 by K.B. Wilton Saratoga, Calif.. One stamped with 18.
Approximate dimensions: All are similar in size, the largest is 8 3/4 high x 16 inches long..
Condition: General wear from use. Some with loose heads.

Estimate: $150 - $200


Collection of Seven Painted Wood Duck Decoys

Lot# 525

Most with articulated heads.
Victor cold stamped to the bottom of one duck.
Approximate dimensions: All are similar in size, the Victor duck is 6 high x 16 1/2 long x 5 3/4 inches wide..
Condition: Overall wear with paint loss and signs of use.

Estimate: $150 - $200


Bufano Balinese Mother and Child and Children lithograph

Lot# 550

(American / Italian 1898-1970)
Three Children and Balinese Mother and Child
Stone lithograph.
Sight: 9 3/8 x 6 7/8 inches Frame: 22 x 17 inches. Sight: 15 1/2 x 11 1/8 inches Frame: 25 1/2 x 20 inches.
Pencil signed lower right: Bufano numbered in pencil lower left: 37/50. Signed in pencil lower right: Bufano numbered in pencil lower left: 73/100.
Three Children has an Artiques Gallery San Francisco label verso.
(Condition: Please contact fine arts department for a full condition report.)
Neither was examined out of the frame.

Estimate: $200 - $300


English Provincial Georgian Oak Side Chair

Lot# 660

Late 18th century.
With an arch carved back, serpentine apron, and baluster carved legs and a baluster carved stretcher.
Approximate dimensions: 47 high x 18 3/4 wide x 15 1/2 inches deep.
Condition: Losses to the two front feet. Signs of wear, scratches, and minor chips, consistent with age.

Estimate: $100 - $150

Eastern European Provincial Painted Wood Cradle

Lot# 661

Mid-19th Century.
Vertical stiles and horizontal inserts to frame. Painted in shades of gray-blue, red, green and white. Floral motif.
Approximate dimensions: 14 1/2 high x 18 wide x 37 inches deep..
Condition: Minor paint loss, ainly to the rails and legs.

Estimate: $250 - $350


Isfahan Persian Wool Rug

Lot# 842

Foliate motif in blue, pink, and orange on a beige ground, with a pink main border.
Approximate dimensions: 6 feet 8 inches x 9 feet 5 inches..
Condition: Contact for condition information.

Estimate: $15 - $25


Eugene Christopherson Portrait of Red Skelton oil on board

Lot# 860

(American 1939-2007)
Portrait of Red Skelton
Oil on masonite.
29 7/8 x 23 3/4 inches Frame: 39 1/2 x 33 3/4 inches
Signed and dated lower left: E. Christopherson 78 annotated verso: Red Skelton Corn Palace Mitchell S. Dakota Sept 1977.
(Please contact Fine Art Dept. for full condition report.)

Estimate: $250 - $350


Cynthia Schuman Celestial Tempest mixed media on wood

Lot# 885

(American, 20th/21st Century)
Celestial Tempest, 1990
Mixed media on wood
48 x 71 3/4 inches 121.92 x 182.25 cm
Titled, signed, dated and dedicated verso: Celestial Temest / Cynthia Schuman / 1990 Dedicated to Sylvia Blumenfeld

Estimate: $150 - $250


Mahal Wool Rug

Lot# 936

Multi-medallion motif on a red ground with pale pink spandrels and main border, with blue inner and outer borders.
Label to corner, Avakian Bros Inc..
Approximate dimensions: 6 feet 7 inches x 4 feet 3 inches..
Condition: Tearing to one corner, loss to fringe, slight warping to the edge.

Estimate: $150 - $250


Russian School Provincial Painted Wood Chest

Lot# 976

Late 19th Century.
Painted overall with swirling floral motifs on a red ground, with transparent black glaze overall. Raised on four square legs. Long drawer across the bottom, and original iron handles to the sides.
Approximate dimensions: 32 high x 45 1/2 wide x 26 inches deep..
Condition: The chest is without key and is locked. Some wear to the painted finish, mainly on the front. Later knobs to the drawer. Various minor wear such as chips and scuffs.

Estimate: $200 - $300



Lot# 1114

(American 20th century)
Mixed media triptych.
Each panel measures 43 7/8 x 23 1/2 inches.
Signed and dated on the stretcher bar verso Julia Marshall, 1982.

Estimate: $100 - $150


Nepalese Wool Rug

Lot# 1165

Olive green ground with a light brown geometric pattern.
Approximate dimensions: 3 feet 1 inch x 5 feet..
Condition: Contact for condition information.

Estimate: $30 - $50


English Willliam IV Oak Secretary Desk

Lot# 1170

First half 19th century.
The upper cabinet doors carved with arch door panels, over the drop front desk concealing an inset green leather writing surface and several small drawers and compartments, set above a shallow long drawer with two short beneath and two graduated long drawers below, all supported by bracket feet.
Approximate dimensions: 83 high x 39 wide x 21 inches deep..
Condition: Repair to carving on the door panel. Later brasses. The central compartment in the desk doesnt open with any of the provided keys. Moderate wear overall but good condition for age.
Keys available.

Estimate: $200 - $300

New York Classical Carved Mahogany Sideboard

Lot# 1174

Backsplash with finials, one long drawers with glass pulls above a two door cabinet, claw feet.
Approximate dimensions: 55 1/2 high x 45 1/2 wide x 21 inches deep..
Condition: Wear to the finish, loss to the claw feet, general minor surface wear.

Estimate: $150 - $250


Louis XVI Style Dresser with Red Marble Top and Mirror

Lot# 1224

Early 20th century.
Mirror with scrolled leaf carved crest, flanked by two scrolled supports each with a drawer beneath, set on a red marble top with curved edges, over four long drawers, all supported by scroll feet. Marquetry decoration under the mirror and on the side panels.
Approximate dimensions: 81 high x 50 wide x 20 inches deep..
Condition: Split with repair to one of the drawers under the mirror supports. Minimal corrosion to the mirror. Minor wear throughout.

Estimate: $300 - $400

Two Chinese Export Gouache Paintings

Lot# 1225

Gouache on paper, framed and glazed.
Image: 12 1/4 x 7 1/2 inches (31 x 19 cm) each Frame: 19 x 13 1/4 inches (48.3 x 33.7 cm) each.
Not examined out of the frames.

Estimate: $150 - $250


Alice Stern 2 Pastel Blocks mixed media

Lot# 1291

(American 20th century)
2 Pastel Blocks
Mixed media on paper.
Each sheet measures: 29 5/8 x 22 inches Frame: 34 5/8 x 26 1/4 inches.
One is signed and dated lower right: A. Stern 1996.
Lot includes letter from the artist to the buyer, and original sales receipt (all documentation is attached verso).
(Condition: Please contact fine arts department for a full condition report.)

Estimate: $50 - $100


Art Deco Period Metal Table Lamp Pair, Signed Obert

Lot# 1334

Cone forms on round feet, with black painted decoration.
Obert in black to both bodies.
Approximate dimensions: 10 1/2 high x 6 7/8 inches diameter..
Condition: Minor paint loss, surface wear to the metal.

Estimate: $70 - $120


Baker California King Oak Four Poster Bed Frame

Lot# 1402

Barley twist supports hold up a white floral vine sheet in a frame with matching carving.
Baker Furniture label on the headboard.
Approximate dimensions: 93 high x 82 3/4 wide x 90 inches long. The space for the mattress is approximately 79 x 85 inches..
Condition: Some minor scuffs, chips and marks, very light wear overall. Lacking slats/mattress support.

Estimate: $50 - $70


Omega 45E View Camera in Case with Accessories

Lot# 1506

Includes the camera, Polaroid type 52 4 x 5 polapan land film and holder, Kodak skylight filters, large black cloth, and a black hard case with foam interior.
Approximate dimensions: 13 high x 19 inches long..
Condition: Apparent minimal wear and use, packaging with some wear.

Estimate: $200 - $300


Tom Kamifuji Drucker / Vincent SF silkscreen poster

Lot# 1732

(American 1922-2015)
Drucker / Vincent San Francisco
Silkscreen poster.
Sheet: 35 1/2 x 23 3/8 inches.
Publisher notation along the bottom: Screen Printed by the WORKS 1982 Tom Kaifuji Published and Distributed by Drucker/ Vincent INC San Francisco.
CONDITION: In overall good condition, scuffs to the top half of the sheet in the black background from not being mounted or framed. No visible abrasion to the image. The colors are bright and the impression strong.

Estimate: $70 - $120


Mies van der Rohe For Knoll BRNO Chair

Lot# 1788

Ludwig Mies Van der Rohe (1886 - 1969). Steel frame with light antique brass finish. Rust nubuck upholstery.
Approximate dimensions: 30 high x 23 wide x 20 1/2 inches deep..
Property From a San Francisco Apartment designed by Steven Volpe. Invoice 5981, October 15, 2001.
Condition: Minor separation of piping on the arm upholstery, minor wear to upholstery.

Estimate: $150 - $250


Contemporary Credenza

Lot# 1839

Two single door cabinets flank three short drawers. Doors and drawers with no pulls. Minimalist design.
Label to door interior reads, Made in Canada.
Approximate dimensions: 30 high x 60 wide x 18 inches deep..
Condition: A few minor scuffs. Apparent later shelf to one cabinet.

Estimate: $300 - $500

Danish Skovby Dining Suite

Lot# 1840

Comprising a round dining table and six SM66 side chairs with gray seats. The table has a unique extension system, with the round surface expanding to reveal leaves inside the round base of the table.
Chairs with Skovby labels to the undersides. Table with Skovby patent label.
Approximate dimensions: Table without extension 29 3/4 high x 47 1/4 inches diameter, chairs 38 high x 18 1/2 wide x 18 inches deep..
Condition: Table with a few dings and several scratches to the surface, very minor wear to the base. Chairs with very minor wear overall.

Estimate: $250 - $350

Meshed Carpet in Red

Lot# 1841

Central medallion on a red ground, with blue spandrels, a purple main border, and orange inner and outer borders. Decorated with a foliate motif throughout. Leather lining to the edges underside.
Approximate dimensions: 12 feet 4 inches x 9 feet 7 inches..
Condition: Several areas are worn a bit bald. Loss to the fringe. Some fading to the color. Warping to the edges.

Estimate: $150 - $250


Carved Chinese Celadon Jade Figure of Chimera

Lot# 1849

The mythical beast powerfully and compactly carved with its head coiled over the left shoulder, the head crowned with a horn, the jaws open to reveal the menacing teeth, the front right legs tucked underneath, the paws with well-defined claws, the incised and ridged spine reaching to the tail, the stone of white tone with russet inclusions.
Width: 4 3/4 inches (12 cm).

Estimate: $300 - $400


Lot of Glass Table Articles Including Tiffany and Baccarat

Lot# 1883

Comprising a Tiffany vase, asymmetrical Steuben paperweight, Baccarat square box with underplate, a Baccarat square table decoration, frosted glass lily motif dish, frosted glass ivy motif bowl, iridescent frosted glass butterfly and flower motif bowl, five small crystal dishes, pair of round bowls, hexagonal bowl, cut glass vase, signed vase with frigate, and a small signed vase with a nude female decoration.
All pieces with appropriate marks.
Approximate dimensions: Highest 11 3/4 inches high, widest 12 7/8 inches diameter..
Condition: Light surface wear, chips to the rim of the bowl pair, and to the base of the cut glass vase. Chips to the base of the Tiffany vase. Chip to the rim of the frigate vase. Miniscule chip to the Steuben paperweight.

Estimate: $250 - $350


Group of Three Large Glass Vases

Lot# 1911

Comprising a tall Baccarat vase with recessed sides, Orrefors octagonal bucket form with two Thai dancers in reverse relief, and a three sided vase which tapers to a round base. With ten hand-blown glass flowers of various types.
Baccarat vase with acid-etched mark. Orrefors vase marked, Orrefors, saze 1345.06.RP. Three sided vase appears to be marked CCIE.
Approximate dimensions: Baccarat vase 14 1/2 high x 8 1/2 inches diameter, Orrefors vase 8 1/2 high x 9 inches diameter, CCIE vase 15 3/4 high x 5 1/4 inches diameter..
Condition: Small chips to Baccarat vase rim, with miniscule cips to its outer edges. Orrefors vase with miniscule chip to the rim. All pieces with surface wear.

Estimate: $200 - $300


After Jean Michel Basquiat Untitled 1981 signed exhibition postcard

Lot# 1945

(American 1960-1988)
Untitled 1981
Signed exhibition post card.
6 x 4 1/4 inches.
Bears signature in silver marker at the bottom of the card.
Notes: This card is from the Jean Michel Basquiat 1982 exhibition at the Galerie Watari in Tokyo Japan.

Estimate: $50 - $100


Limoge and Hutschenreuther Collection of Fish and Bird Plates

Lot# 1965

Comprising eleven Limoges scalloped dishes with various hand-painted birds and five Hutschenreuther dishes with hand-painted scenes of various fish. Both sets appear to be hobby painted blanks.
Limoge dishes marked Limoge, Arrow, France with a Raphael Weil San Francisco retail mark. Fish dishes marked in green, Alice, HR in circle, Hutschenreuther, Selb, Bavaria. The fish scenes are signed J. Bofkowsky.
Approximate dimensions: Limoges 9 inches diameter, Hutschenreuther 10 inches diameter..
Condition: Minor loss to gilt edges, very minor paint loss.

Estimate: $150 - $250


Pair of Chinese Famille Rose Vases

Lot# 1971

A pair of Chinese famille Rose enameled porcelain cylindrical hat stands depicting warriors and official figures in discussion, inscripted, now drilled and mounted as an electric lamps.
Approximate height, 11 inches on the porcelain hat stand.
(Crack and repaired)

Estimate: $200 - $400


After Pierre Renior Sur la Plage etching (later impression)

Lot# 1989

(French 1841-1919)
Sur la Plage
Etching (later impression).
Sight: 6 1/2 x 4 3/4 inches Frame: 12 1/4 x 10 1/8 inches.
Signed lower right in the plate: Renoir.
(Please contact Fine Art Dept. for full condition report.)

Estimate: $50 - $100


Two 1950s Crosley Bakelite Radios, Functioning

Lot# 2111

Comprising a teal case Model E-15CE and a black case Model 10-136E, both with brass metal finish mountings..
Labels to both undersides.
Approximate dimensions: Teal case 7 high x 12 1/2 wide x 6 1/2 inches deep, black case 7 high x 12 5/8 wide x 6 3/4 inches deep..
Condition: In working order. Wear to the brass finish metal, very minor wear to the cases.

Estimate: $150 - $250


Pottery Bust of a Young Girl

Lot# 2146

On a black painted wood base.
Stamp to the back is illegible, possibly 67 in a circle.
Approximate dimensions 15 3/8 high x 9 wide x 5 inches deep..
Condition: Minor wear to the base.

Estimate: $250 - $400


Rosewood Sculpture of a Duck and a Balsa and Carved Wood Decoy

Lot# 2212A

Decoy with glass eyes and a rudder with weight to the bottom.
Approximate dimensions: Rosewood duck 5 3/4 high x 11 3/4 inches long, decoy 8 1/2 high x 17 1/4 inches long..
Condition: Rosewood duck with very minor surface wear. Decoy with Significant surface wear, small cracks to the head.

Estimate: $50 - $70


Boehm Limited Edition Porcelain Green Jayes 486 Bird

Lot# 2243

Issued 1966, retired 1974.
Bird perched on a branch with red berries.
Black stamped mark to the underside reads, Boehm, Limited Edition, Green Jayes, Gyanocorax Uncasi, 486, Made in U.S.A..
Approximate dimensions: 14 1/2 high x 8 3/4 wide x 6 1/2 inches deep..
Condition: Minor loss to bird wing feather. Subtle glue repair to the branch.

Estimate: $50 - $100


Archimede Seguso Murano Glass Vase

Lot# 2284

Venice, Italy.
Archimede Seguso (Italian, 1909-1999). Slighted flared mouth with a tapered neck and a round body, blue and teal swirl.
Signed to bottom, Archimede Seguso, Murano.
Approximate dimensions: 11 1/2 high x 7 1/2 inches wide..
Condition: Shallow but long scratch to the body.

Estimate: $150 - $200