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Ceramics and Glass

Pair of French Faience Urns with Covers

Lot# 3027

Attributed to Luneville or Strasbourg. Basket woven covers with artichoke knops, basket woven shoulders, applied fruits and artichoke form handles, bands to rims and edges, floral sprays throughout the body.
Approximate dimensions: 19 1/2 inches high..
Condition: One foot with two small chips, the other with one. Repair to one cover.

19th Century French Bisque Porcelain Figure of Napoleon Astride Marengo, Passage des Alpes

Lot# 3053

Circa 1870.
19th Century French Bisque Porcelain Figure of Napoleon Astride Marengo, Passage des Alpes. The dynamic figure of the horse rearing, while the 1er Consul gestures forward with his right arm. On a shaped rocky base, inscribed BONAPARTE ANIBAL KAROLUS MAGNUS MP all atop a rectangular base inscribed Napoleon Bonaparte 1er Consul au Passage des Alpes. After the painting by David.
Not marked to underside.
Approximate dimensions: 25 H. x 17 W. x 10 1/2 D..
Condition: Chip and loss to far left corner, front and a 1 hair crack filled roughly 2 from front, left. Otherwise the figure is in very good condition..

Continental Cut and Engraved Knife Shaped Paperweight

Lot# 3076

19th century.
Paper knife possibly French for the Russian market EGS monogram to the top of the blade, finely cut poppies below, the handle cut and engraved with various rococo style decorative motifs.
No apparent markings.
Approximate dimensions: 16 3/4 inches long..
Condition: Minimal wear.

Five Continental Porcelain Figures of Napoleonic Interest

Lot# 3079

Comprising an officer in a blue coat and white pants holding a bicron at his side officer marked DE BEAUHARNAIS Scots Fusiliers officer Michel Ney figure Jean Lannes figure.
Blue coat officer with blue Dresden mark to the underside, impressed with D1068 Beauharnais marked with blue cross over s mark, impression details his history Scots Fusilier marked with blue Dresden to the underside, gilt writing reads Offier Scots Fusiliers Guards 1840, impression reads11366 D both New and Lannes marked with blue S cross FOREIGN mark, impressions detail their history.
Approximate dimensions: 10 - 11 3/4 inches high..
Condition: Scots Fusilier sword blade is loose. Light wear overall.

Stuart Churchill Cut Glass Table Service

Lot# 3081

Circa 1940.
Early, Variant version of pattern, without wafer. Comprising:
18 liquor or cocktail glasses, approximately 6 H.
18 hock wine glasses, approximately 5 3/4 H.
18 champagne or sherbet coupes, approximately 6 1/2 H.
17 water glasses, approximately 8 1/4 H.
12 finger bowls, 3 H. x 4 Diameter.
17 underplates, 8 Diameter.
(100 items total).
Approximate dimensions above. Slight variations to size some glasses appear to have been shaved..
Condition: Overall condition is very good. One or two items with shallow rim chips. Several items have light and minimal nicks or roughness to edges.

13 Continental Porcelain Cup Saucer Sets

Lot# 3083

Germany Eastern France.
Circa 1890.
Comprising two Dresden porcelain socketted cups, one with associated cover pair of Dresden porcelain caudle cups and saucers three Dresden porcelain covered demitasse cup and saucers sets, and another cup and saucer lacking cover a Bing Grundahl porcelain cup and saucer set with another cup and two other panted porcelain cabinet cup and saucer sets. 27.
AR entwined in underglaze blue script to the socketted cups and the demitasse cup and saucer sets underglaze blue crossed batons to the caudle cups underglaze blue B G stamp gilt script AG, Schuman blue and gold marks to yellow demitasse cup set and one example unmarked.
Approximate dimensions: 5 H. overall, the socketted cups. 5 3/4 Diameter, the matching saucers..
The cover to the pink socketted cup with 1/4 shallow chip to underrim and mistmatched yellow cover to socketted cup cracked in three pieces and stapled repair plus chip to rim. One caudle cup base with light star crack and one saucer with 4 diameter lateral break into four parts, reglued. Knop broken off to pale blue demitasse cup set (parts present). Typical wear to gilding.

Large Collection Continental Glass Stemware

Lot# 3084

Comprising three sets:
12 green and clear gilt decorated Alsace glasses
Nine ruby and clear gilt decorated Rose glasses
Together with a gilt decorated clear glass set with some variation in decoration, comprising
8 wine goblets
11 port glasses
11 small cocktail glasses
8 coupes
8 miniature goblets
10 bowls with 11 underplates. 89

Approximate dimensions: 7 1/2 inches high overall..
Condition: Light wear overall.

19th Century Vienna Porcelain Plaque, Spoils of the Battle of Teutoburg Forest

Lot# 3105

Vienna, Austria.
Circa 1880.
The rectangular plaque painted in polychrome enamels with the conquering Teutons riding by villagers in supplicant poses. In carved giltwood and gesso frame.
Signed to front, lower right M. Morbach. The reverse impressed 383, and incised Austria, with the word outlined in pen. In graphite, Eissug of Germanicus. Various other stickers and markings.
Approximate dimensions: 6 7/8 H. x 9 3/8 W. Frame: 13 1/2 H. x 15 1/2 W. x 2 1/4 D..
Condition: Very good condition. One black enamel spot 1/4 down and 2 1/4 from right hand, upper edge.

Three Bohemian Glass Enameled Plates, Circa 1890

Lot# 3106

Circa 1890.
Each with gilt and copper enamel floral and foliate rims, over gilt chevrons to cavetto, enclosing wells painted in polychrome enamels, featuring women standing in period costume in rustic environments.
All three marked in gilt copper paste, TC to undersides two after paintings by J. Bernard, Zuleikha and Wilde Rosen the third after E. Niezcky, entitled in German, Im Frhlingssonnenschein.
Approximate dimensions: 8 3/4 Diameter..
Condition: Good condition overall. The Niezcky, with star crack to underside, center reverse. Each with minor wear and stacking wear..



Franz Bergmann Cold Painted Bronze Snake Seller

Lot# 3163

Vienna, Austria.
Franz Xaver Bergman (Austrian, 1861 - 1936) depicts a young man with a snake draped around his shoulders with a wood cage storing a box behind him, standing on a large mat.
Markings to figure B in amphora, 2607.
Approximate dimensions: 5 3/4 high x 7 1/2 inches wide and deep..
Condition: Minor surface wear and some paint loss throughout.

Four Franz Bergmann Cold Painted Bronze Birds

Lot# 3165

Franz Xaver Bergmann (1861 - 1936).
Three with Bergmann marks, Kingfisher lacking marks but is consistent with Bergmann style and quality.
Approximate dimensions: 2 3/8 - 3 1/4 inches high..
Condition: Light surface wear and paint loss.



18th Century Luneville Faience Recumbent Lion

Lot# 3005

Luneville, France.
The lion moulded recumbant head raised tail curled over rear loins. The body with turquoise glaze on blue plinth. Enamelled blue-black hair eyes and pink nose. The flat, rectangular base glazed in medium blue enamel.
Approximate measurements: 14 H. x 17 1/4 W. x 8 3/4 D..
Condition: Very good condition a few glaze flakes and scratches.

18th Century Style Flemish Mounted Tapestry

Lot# 3010

The tapestry woven with a mule and a lion, surrounded by extensive poppies, roses and foliage. Probably designed as a firescreen, but now with picture ring.
Approximate dimensions: 28 1/4 high x 22 inches wide..
Condition: Overall condition is good, with some wear and fading.

Pair Louis XVI Ormolu Porcelain Three Light Sconces

Lot# 3015

Circa 1950.
Each formed of scrolling foliate design, with painted porcelain flowers applied with wires, and green painted tole leaves.
Approximate dimensions: 24 H. x 17 W. x 8 D..
Condition: Overall condition is very good, with minor chips and losses to porcelain flowers.

Rare 19th Century French Faience Soup Tureen, Platter

Lot# 3037

Mid 18th Century.
Attributed to Paul Hanong, Strasbourg.The rococo scallop-moulded tureen with cover knop formed as a putto holding open a dragons mouth the dragons right forepaw upon a snail, with two dragon-head form handles the sides painted with floral and rockworks Chinoiseries in shaped cartouches, the platter of conforming design both articles enamelled in shades of green and red, and with floral sprays.
Approximate dimensions: Tureen 14 1/2 high x 16 wide x 9 inches deep, platter 23 1/2 wide x 13 1/2 inches deep..
Condition: Some crazing. Surface marks throughout. Small chip to flange of cover.

Framed German Plaque of Napoleon as Consul General

Lot# 3049

Circa 1900.
Framed German Plaque of Napoleon as Consul General painted in polychrome enamels as a young man mounted under green velvet mat, set into an American faux grain painted and carved frame.
Not removed from frame to inspect marks.
Approximate dimensions: 6 1/2 x 4 1/2 inches, the plaque. 14 x 12 x 2 inches, the frame..
Condition: Very good condition, a few light scratches to surface of background.

Berlin Porcelain Painted Plaque, Whispering Secrets Attributed to Wagner

Lot# 3052

Circa 1880.
The unframed plaque depicting two women in white dresses, the blonde woman whispering something to the brunette woman, who is holding a rose and fan.
311 impressed to the back antique label reads 311 / ...Geheimnisse / Wagner.
Approximate dimensions: 7 high x 5 1/8 inches wide..
Condition: Minimal wear.


Dolls and Toys

Automaton Doll, Flower Seller in Glass Dome Cloche

Lot# 3067

Circa 1890-1900.
The doll wearing a faded green dress, holding flowers, standing on a purple velvet covered pedestal with two flower baskets when wound the head and hand with flowers both move up and down no switch or button all on a round marble base with glass dome.
Small red CJ to the back of the neck.
Approximate dimensions: Doll 15 1/2 inches high, dome and base 12 diameter x 16 1/2 inches high..
Condition: Significant wear to the dress including fading and fraying. Likely that the doll cannot perform all aspects of the intended automation. Wear to the velvet covered base. Stains to the marble base. Loss to flowers is likely.



Queen Anne Mahogany Chest on Chest

Lot# 3000

18th century.
The top section with two short drawers over three long drawers the bottom section with two long drawers, on bun feet large brass handles to the sides of both sections.
Approximate dimensions: 56 high x 41 1/2 wide x 23 inches deep..
Condition: Later brasses. Various repairs to veneer throughout, some current lifting. Vertical splits to sides of both sections. Overall condition is good considering age.

Georgian Style High Back Curved Settee in Old Paint

Lot# 3001

Late 18th/19th century.
The high curved back with large wings and upswept arms, patinated brown painted finish.
Approximate dimensions: 67 high x 68 wide x 26 inches deep..
Condition: Some repair and restoration throughout. The lower section to the back could be completely replaced, later nails evident. Crack to arm repaired with later screw. Repaired crack to seat. Surface wear throughout.

Georgian Style Mahogany Triple Back Carved Settee

Lot# 3002

Carved chair backs, parcel gilt, with needlepoint upholstered seat.
Approximate dimensions: 42 high x 64 wide x 23 inches deep..
Condition: Fading and wear to upholstery. Some fading and surface wear to the wood throughout. Vertical crack to the top of one leg.

English George I Burl Mahogany Secretary Desk

Lot# 3003

18th century.
The top section with broken pediment crown over double glazed doors with shaped shelves to the interior, the serpentine front base with slant front concealing six small drawers and a writing space, over three long drawers brass pulls and hardware.
Approximate dimensions: 88 high x 38 wide x 22 inches deep..
Condition: Loss to one pull. Later locks. Some loss and repair to veneer throughout. One side with formerly repaired vertical split that has reopened. Overall wear is appropriate given the age.
Key available.

Louis XVI Style Desk with Ormolu Mounts

Lot# 3018

Parcel gilt tooled leather top, the desk with three drawers.
Approximate dimensions: 30 high x 61 wide x 31 inches deep..
Condition: Significant wear to the leather. Lock to left drawer is removed but available. Ormolu mount to one foot is loose. Some patina to mounts. Some wear and chips to veneer of the frame.
Key available.

Louis XVI Style Carved Walnut Bergere

Lot# 3020

With pale red silk brocade upholstery.
Approximate dimensions: 38 1/2 high x 26 wide x 26 inches deep..
Condition: Some wear to the wood frame includes rubbing to the edges. Upholstery with light wear overall.

Pair of Continental Carved End Tables

Lot# 3028

Gray and red marble tops, serpentine fronts, three drawers with floral carvings, square taper legs.
MADE IN BELGIUM label under marble top.
Approximate dimensions: 36 high x 24 wide x 16 1/4 inches deep..
Condition: Minor wear throughout includes some fading to the finish.

19th Century Louis XVI Style Carved Walnut Bergere

Lot# 3029

With pale yellow silk brocade upholstery.
Approximate dimensions: 37 high x 30 wide x 30 inches deep..
Condition: The frame with some restoration, repairs, and wear throughout. Upholstery with light wear.

French Empire Marquetry Inlaid Bureau

Lot# 3031

Late 18th/early 19th century.
Two drawers marquetry panels and inlay throughout, parcel ebonized inlaid trim.
Approximate dimensions: 31 1/2 high x 21 1/4 wide x 13 inches deep..
Condition: Several subtle repairs to the top. Some repair to cracks and lifted inlay.

Set of Six Empire Style Burl Veneer Armchairs

Lot# 3032

With gold and blue stripe upholstery.
Approximate dimensions: 37 high x 22 1/2 wide x 25 1/2 inches deep..
Condition: Minor wear throughout includes light veneer loss from chips.



Pair of Empire Style Gilt Bronze Table Lamps

Lot# 3024

Circa 1900 and later.
The bodies designed as bronze krater-style vessels, issuing later lamped columns with two-light fixtures to tops. Affixed to carved onyx cylinders over octagonal plinths, over gilt bronze octagonal bases.
Approximate dimensions: 14 1/2 H. to top of of urns on kraters 23 H. overall..
Condition: Basic condition is very good minor wear and light scratching. The white columnar sheaths stained and scratched.

Neoclassical Style Twelve Light Chandelier

Lot# 3055

Circa 1960.
Brasswork scrolling framework, with multiple arms from central body and pendant orb, pendant multiple crystal drops.
Approximate dimensions: 39 high x 22 inches diameter..
Condition: Overall condition is very good, some drops with chips to tips/ends.

Pair of Beaux Arts Gilt Bronze Five Light Figural Candelabra

Lot# 3078

Circa 1900.
Rococo style putti seated on rockwork, holding aloft scrolling candle arms, with scrolling candle cups centering a tall branch scroll form bases.
Approximate dimensions: 20 1/2 H. x 14 1/2 W. x 14 1/2 D..
Condition overall is good wax residue is removable.

Pair of Carved Two Light Egyptomania Wall Sconces

Lot# 3150

Circa 1930.
The wood sconces carved, parcel gilt and painted as male Ancient Egyptian busts, above flat tapering plinths molded with swags, terminating in the male feet over giltwood lotuses. The gilt metal candlestick form lights on swagged arms.
Approximate dimensions: 29 high x 12 wide x 7 1/4 inches deep overall..
Condition: Some chips and flakes to painted decoration.

Dirk Van Erp Copper and Mica Table Lamp

Lot# 3156

Circa 1920.
Hammered copper vase form tapered body four thin arms support the shade the round conical shade with four curved mica panels and a hammered copper frame single-light.
Windmill / DIRK VAN ERP / SAN FRANCISCO open-box mark to the underside the underside also bearing a sticker from AGNES OFFIELD GIFT FRAME SHOP / BERKELEY CALIFORNIA.
Approximate dimensions: 13 high x 11 5/8 inches diameter..
In the same family since purchase circa 1918-1920.
Condition: Some flaking and very minor loss to mica. Patina to the copper. No apparent dents. In working order.

Art Deco Round Ceiling Fixture

Lot# 3197

Gilt metal with curved white slag glass panes, three lights.
Approximate dimensions: 6 high x 16 inches diameter..
Condition: Loss to two panes. Patina to metal. WOrking order is not guaranteed.

Art Deco Floor Lamp with Glass Shade

Lot# 3209

Brass overlay green glass shade in 8 lobes, wrought iron tripodal base with brass accents.
Approximate dimensions: 68 inches high..
Condition: Minor wear and patina throughout.


Rugs, Carpets and Textiles

Persian Semi-Antique Silk Prayer Rug

Lot# 3007

Central blue ground, the main border with double guard inner and outer borders, geometric floral and foliate motifs throughout with wood pole for hanging.
Approximate dimensions: 6 feet 4 inches x 3 feet 11 inches..
Provenance: Property of an Alameda Estate.
Condition: Very light wear overall.

18th Century Flemish Tapestry

Lot# 3012

Woven with a biblical scene, figures before verdant trees woven onto later natural green linen mount
Approximate dimensions: 62 high x 82 1/2 inches wide..
Condition: Reinforcement repairs to tear toward upper white banding. Minor staining and darkening throughout.

Anatolian Rug

Lot# 3030

Light brown foliate motif on a red ground, the border opposite.
Approximate dimensions: 7 feet 10 inches x 5 feet 9 inches..
Condition: Some fading and wear throughout, a couple spot stains.

Sino-Tibetan Runner

Lot# 3095

Three medallion panels, executed in orange, green, blue, pink, red, and black.
Approximate dimensions: 6 feet 7 inches x 2 feet 2 inches..
Condition: Loss to fringe, some wear throughout.

Sino-Tibetan Rug

Lot# 3096

Bird motif on beige ground.
Approximate dimensions: 2 feet 6 inches x 2 feet 3 inches..
Condition: Fraying to edges. Fading and minor wear.

Tibetan Rug

Lot# 3124

Two skeletal figures on a red ground.
Approximate dimensions: 6 feet 2 inches x 3 feet..
Condition: Light wear and fading.

Sino-Tibetan Rug

Lot# 3125

Pomegranate branch motif on an orange ground/
Approximate dimensions: 5 feet 8 inches x 3 feet 2 inches..
Condition: Fading and wear throughout.

Chinese Art Deco Rug

Lot# 3181

Floral motif on red ground, mustard main border.
Approximate dimensions: 6 feet 2 inches x 3 feet 2 inches..
Condition: Minor fringe loss, light wear overall.


Silver and Objects de Vertu

English Sterling Spoons

Lot# 3006

Seven Irish, Dublin Britannia .958 Irish Teaspoons, marked by IS, John Seymour. Dates: One: 1797, five: 1799, one: 1800.

Six English, London Sterling Silver Teaspoons, marked by George Jackson and David Fullerton. Dated 1912
The above of plain design, engraved with crest of bent arm holding arrow over banderole.

Three additional English, London sterling silver teaspoons, marked by Charles Boyton, dated 1896. These of plain design, threaded.

Approximate weight: 435 grams.. Approximate measurements: 5 1/2 - 5 5/8 L. overall..
Condition: Good condition overall, with some signs of use, wear and scratching.

Gorham Sterling Silver Water Pitcher

Lot# 3011

With chased and repousse decoration.
Marked GORHAM / D / STERLING / 25/1 PTS.
Approximate weight: 768 grams. Approximate dimensions: 10 1/4 inches high..
Condition: Tarnish throughout. Light surface wear.

French Silver Plated Duck Press

Lot# 3022

Circa 1960.
The wheel mounted on inverted U shaped frame, the press cover revealing perforated strainer sleeve within solid outer sleeve, and base with drain spout. Raised on four cabriole legs with pad feet. On shaped marble plinth base.
Approximate measurements: 20 3/4 H. x 12 1/4 W. x 8 D.
Condition: Very good condition, with few signs of use or wear.

Two Rococo Style .800 Silver Articles: Covered Box and Serving Bowl

Lot# 3023

The round box with scale motif, fruit form knop, and three small feet the shallow bowl with chased and repousse decoration, on three feet.
Both marked 800.
Approximate weight: 880 grams. Approximate dimensions: Box 4 1/2 high x 6 1/4 inches diameter, bowl 2 1/4 high x 11 inches diameter..
Condition: Tarnish and and surface wear.

Gorham Chantilly Sterling Silver Flatware

Lot# 3025

Comprising 8 dinner knives, 8 dinner forks, 12 salad forks, 12 seafood forks, 8 oval soup spoons, 7 bouillon spoons, 13 teaspoons, 1 fish knife, 9 unassociated Meriden sterling butter spreaders, 1 unassociated sterling seafood fork. (79 pieces total).
Approximate weight: 1,624 grams..
Condition: One knife missing blade. Wear and tarnish throughout.

Twelve Van Buren Silver Plated Plates

Lot# 3047

Chased and incised floral motif throughout.
Approximate dimensions: 11 1/4 inches diameter..
Condition: One with shallow dent. Minor surface wear throughout.

Gorham Medici Pattern Sterling Silver Flatware with Additional

Lot# 3058

Comprising 12 dinner knives, 12 dinner forks, 12 salad forks, 13 teaspoons, 1 tablespoon, 1 pierced tablespoon, 1 serving fork, 1 fish knife, 1 gravy ladle, 1 cream ladle, 1 sugar spoon (52 pieces total).
With appropriate markings.
Approximate weighable silver: 2,340 grams..
Condition: Light wear overall.
Box available.

Ten Lebolt Sterling Silver Service Plates

Lot# 3068

With raised MJM monograms.
Marked lion rampant with L in diamond / LEBOLT / STERLING / 189E.
Approximate weight: 6,372 grams. Approximate dimensions: 11 inches diameter..
Condition: Minor wear throughout, significant tarnish.

Two .800 and .925 Sterling Creamer Jugs

Lot# 3086

Comprising a squat Frank Smith sterling creamer with monogram and .800 silver tall creamer on four scrolled feet.
Sterling piece marked S crescent lion rampant / STERLING / 1-12 .800 piece marked 800, illegible.
Approximate weight: 1,000 grams. Approximate dimensions: 4 5/8 - 8 inches high..
Condition: Tarnish and surface wear. Handle to .800 piece is loose.

Pair of Caputo Francesco .800 Silver Putti

Lot# 3092

One riding a tortoise, the other riding a dolphin, both on stepped bases.
Marked illegible, 800, CF in shield with star above to the undersides.
Approximate weight: 1,320 grams. Approximate dimensions: 5 inches high..
Condition: Light wear overall.