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January 18, 19, 20 Annex Auction


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Chinese Famille Verte Enamel Baluster Vase

Lot# 306

The tapered body gently rising to a waisted neck with a flared mouth, painted with a scene of eight Immortals gathering and examining a painting scroll under pine tree, surrounded by rocks and shrubs, bearing a six-character Kangxi seal mark in underglaze blue to the base.
Height: approximately 13 3/8 inches (34 cm).

Estimate: $200 - $300


Chinese Ming Hong Wu Type Underglaze Red Bowl

Lot# 318

The deep rounded sides raised on a short, slightly tapered foot, decorated to the center of the interior with a floral sprig within a foliate frieze which repeats around the mouth, the interior and exterior walls with scrolling vines issuing chrysanthemum blooms, the foot encircled by upright lappets.
Diameter: 11 inches (28 cm).
Condition: Chips to the rim.

Estimate: $200 - $300


Group of Four Tea Accessories

Lot# 340

Comprising a baluster canister with four faceted sides covered in brocade wrapping two cylindrical canisters, one bearing a two-character inscription to the base reading Shui Xian and a clay-decorated cup with four lobed sides incised with a key-fret border around the mouth.
Tallest: 4 1/8 inches (10.5 cm).

Estimate: $150 - $250

Two Chinese Manchu Soapstone Seals

Lot# 343

Of rectangular form, carved with a continuous landscape, the base carved with both Manchu and Chinese inscriptions.
Height: 2 1/4 inches (6 cm).
Condition: Chips.

Estimate: $100 - $150


Two Chinese Ceramic Snuff Bottles

Lot# 345

The first of flattened ovoid form, raised on a short straight foot and slightly concave base, rising to a waisted neck and flat lip, brightly enameled and molded in high relief with maidens and attendants in garden settings flanked by banana leaves issuing from gnarled rocks, with a four-character mark the second of flattened, compressed double-gourd form, with a recessed base and tall gently flared neck, decorated with a lady with a foo dog at her side and a bird in flight amongst clouds, all reserved from a thick black glaze.
Height of the first: 2 3/4 inches (7 cm).
Condition: Chip, repair.

Estimate: $200 - $300


Large Japanese Imari Bowl

Lot# 364

Rising from a short tapered foot to a barbed rim, the interior indented into eight lappets enclosing a qi lin, seascape with a mountain, cranes under a pine tree, a bird and prunus tree, the galleried mouth decorated inside and out with alternating bird and flower designs, the exterior with four bat roundels above overlapping upright lappets.
Diameter: 13 3/8 inches (34 cm).
Condition: Wear.

Estimate: $150 - $250

Two Large Chinese Embroidered Hanging Panels

Lot# 365

The first of lingzhi-shaped outline, gilt-embroidered on a golden-yellow ground with two opposing dragons below a coral-red ground panel embellished with floral designs and three roundels containing characters, each reading Da, Hou, and Gong from right to left, with mirror decoration the second decorated with flowering branches issuing from gnarled rocks, inscribed in couched gilt thread, with three four-character seals, within a black-ground floral border.
Approximate size of the first: 52 x 38 inches (132 x 96.5 cm).
Condition: Loose threads, losses, areas of staining and fraying.

Estimate: $200 - $400


Pair of Chinese Copper-Red Glaze Bowls

Lot# 581

With deep flaring sides, covered in a lustrous glaze of deep cherry red color.
Diameter: 6 inches (15 cm) each.
Condition: Both restored, with some original firing flaws. One with some dark spots to the underside.

Estimate: $150 - $200


Large Rococo Style Unvarnished Carved Wood Wall Mirror

Lot# 716

Of rectangular form, the corners with shell carvings.
Approximate dimensions: 61 high x 48 inches wide..
Condition: Significant corrosion and clouding to the glass, light wear to the frame.

Estimate: $150 - $250


Kuba Wool Rug

Lot# 806

Polychrome geometric motif on a brown ground.
Approximate dimensions: 7 feet 4 inches x 3 feet 3 inches..
Condition: Some wear, including a hole and a small hole.

Estimate: $150 - $200


Childs Toy Wood Food and Pie Safe with Punched Tins

Lot# 830

Possibly Shenandoah Valley.
Circa 1950.
The body frame painted vivid blue, the top stained deep brown, and the hand-punched tins in diamond and fan patterns.
Approximate dimensions: 19 1/2 high x 19 1/4 wide x 10 1/4 inches deep..
Condition: Some surface wear throughout, fading to the painted finish, very light rust to the tins.

Estimate: $150 - $250


Four Matching Brass Tables with Glass Tops

Lot# 923

Comprising an end table, two low end tables, and a sofa table.
Approximate dimensions: End table 22 high x 27 1/4 wide x 21 1/4 inches deep, low end tables 15 high x 20 wide x 15 inches deep, sofa table 25 high x 60 wide x 19 1/4 inches deep..
Condition: Some scratches to the brass, mainly the sofa table sides. Glass with several scratches, minor wear overall.

Estimate: $200 - $300


West African Senufo Carved Wood Fertility Figure

Lot# 1020

Tall and slender nude female figure with incised marks on her chest and stomach. Standing on a small pedestal. Remnants of alight colored pigment.
Approximate dimensions: 64 1/2 high x 6 wide x 7 inches deep..
Condition: General wear throughout including loss to most pigment. A few splits, including to the chest and stomach. Loss to the bottom lip. The piece does not stand upright on its own.

Estimate: $120 - $200


Brutalist Modernist Wall Metal Decoration, Signed

Lot# 1096

Orange and brass tone metal plates arranged asymmetrically on a black metal framework.
Approximate dimensions: 50 x 30 x 6 inches..
Condition: Two plates have become detached and are available, additional potential loss.

Estimate: $150 - $250


Antonio Sotomayor Stranded oil on canvas

Lot# 1237

(American 1902-1985)
oil on canvas
20 x 24 inches frame: 28 x 31 3/4 inches
signed lower right: Sotomayor titled verso: Stranded
Maxwell Galleries, San Francisco CA label verso
Provenance: Miss Joan Wortsman to Maxwell Galleries, San Francisco, CA, to private collector, Stockton, CA.

Estimate: $250 - $350

Wynn Aldrich Lonely Spring oil and ink on linen

Lot# 1238

(American 1914-2003)
Lonely Spring
Oil and ink on linen.
30 1/8 x 18 inches Frame: 31 1/4 x 19 1/8 inches.
Signed, dated and titled verso along the bottom stretcher bar: Wynn Aldrich 72 Lonely Spring.
CONDITION: In overall good condition, nothing was visible under black light. No abrasions or areas of restoration to the linen. Surface soiling to the linen but it is unclear if this was intentional or not. Foam core protecting the back of the work preserving the linen.

Estimate: $400 - $600

Fernando Alday Seated Man mixed media

Lot# 1241

(Chilean b. 1959)
Untitled Seated Man
Mixed media.
Sight: 11 3/4 x 8 inches Frame: 21 5/8 x 16 3/4 inches.
Certificate of authenticity verso from Galeria Safia with full cataloging information.
Provenance: Purchased by the current owner from the Summa Gallery, New York.

Estimate: $200 - $300


Fletcher Benton Graphite Studies, 1985 graphite on paper

Lot# 1264

(American, 19312019)
Study 90, 91, 92, 1985,
graphite on paper
images (each): 5.5 x 3.75 inches overall with frame: 15 x 21.5 inches
each pencil signed, dated and titled
CONDITION: In overall good condition, the right image (92) has a circular area of foxing spots in the center top of the sheet. There is a small dot of foxing bottom and left of the signature. In the center image (91) there is a very small area of foxing in the upper right corner of the sheet. In the left image (90) there is a diagonal crease going from the top left to the left center of the sheet.

Estimate: $600 - $800

Richard Britell Housatonic watercolor on paper

Lot# 1269

(American b. 1944)
Watercolor and gouache.
Sight: 6 1/4 x 5 3/4 inches Frame: 15 1/2 x 13 5/8 inches.
Signed lower left: R. Britell, titled bottom center: Housatonic, dated lower right: 1972.

Estimate: $200 - $300


Francisco Goya plate 3 of La Tauromaquia etching with burnished aquatint and engraving

Lot# 1270

(Spanish, 1746-1828)
Los Moros establecidos en Espaa, plate 3 of La Tauromaquia,
etching with burnished aquatint and engraving on laid paper.
image: 7.75h x 12w, overall (with frame): 16h x 20w
letter on Southwest Minerals Inc. (Houston, TX) letterhead attached verso
Purchased at Parke-Bernet Galleries auction (New York, NY), 1969
CONDITION: In overall good condition, when examined out of the frame the sheet is not laid down. Heavy mat burn around the whole image. Small tear in the bottom center of the sheet (only visible when unframed). The sheet has surface soiling throughout. Crease down the middle of the sheet, the stamp 3 is completely visible when the work is unframed. No visible watermark on the sheet.
The number 3 is in the upper right hand corner, but is blocked by frames matting

Estimate: $200 - $400

Richard Britell Untitled portrait chalk

Lot# 1272

(American b. 1944)
Untitled Portrait
Red chalk.
Sheet: 8 1/2 x 6 3/4 inches Frame: 13 1/2 x 11 1/2 inches.
Signed and dated lower left: Britell 99.

Estimate: $150 - $250


Craig Cutler Dinosaur photograph

Lot# 1295

(American 20th century)
Dinosaur Construction
Photograph using 4x5 color negative film with a view camera.
Sheet: 13 7/8 x 11 inches Frame:16 x 13 inches.
Notes: This image was taken at the restoration warehouse at Phil Fraley productions in Paterson, New Jersey. This lot includes an email from the artist confirming authenticity.

Estimate: $200 - $300


Victorian Rococo Revival Mahogany Cabinet

Lot# 1335

Second half 19th century.
Backsplash with a shelf, carved with a shield crest, foliation, and scrolls on a base with two short drawers over a two-door cabinet, with floral and foliate carvings.
Approximate dimensions: 65 high x 48 1/2 wide x 17 1/2 inches deep..
Condition: Backsplash is slightly loose with the shelf off-kilter. Cabinet doors do not close flush. Very slight warping to the top. minor chips to the veneer. Some surface wear throughout.
Key available.

Estimate: $150 - $250


Pair of Duck Form Boxes and a Pair of Jade Flower Pots

Lot# 1491

Each oval cloisonne box supported on two gilt web-feet, with a fitted cover rising to a tall tapering neck and duck head with a gilt beak, with a wooden base together with a pair of bonsai trees composed of jade leaves and fruits carved from semi-precious stones, issuing from cloisonne enameled jardinieres decorated on a turquoise ground with scrolling lotus flowers.
Flower pot: 12 1/2 inches (32 cm) high Box: 6 inches (15 cm) high.
Condition: Both flower pots with losses to jade leaves, one with a dent to the rim.

Estimate: $200 - $300


Group of Six Chinese Porcelain Items

Lot# 1671

Including a famille noire floral dish, a pierced polychrome figural plate, a monochrome rounded box, a pair of monochrome incised dragon cups and a similarly decorated dish.
Diameter of the largest plate: 6 1/4 inches (16 cm).

Estimate: $200 - $300


Connie Kirk Boatyard oil on panel

Lot# 2042

(American, b. 1950)
Boatyard, 2008,
oil on panel
overall (panel/unframed): 12 x 12 inches
signed lower left, signed and titled verso.

Estimate: $300 - $500


American School Hong Kong oil on canvas

Lot# 2106

Hong Kong Scene
Oil on canvas.
24 x 20 inches Frame: 32 1/8 x 28 1/2 inches.
Signed lower right: Kuntz.
CONDITION: In overall good condition, when examined under black light there is no evidence of in painting or restoration. The canvas is not relined. The colors are bright with little surface soiling.

Estimate: $100 - $200


Justin Murray, Waiting Room, oil on canvas

Lot# 2113

(American, 1912 - 1987)
The Doctors Office,1967
oil on canvas
canvas: 8 x 20 inches, framed: 9 x 21 inches
signed lower right, titled verso, dated verso

Estimate: $200 - $300


Hiroshige, Kunisada, and Harukawa Goshichi

Lot# 2168

The first, aiban yoko-e, from the series Tokaido Gojusan-tsugi, signed Hiroshige ga, with two seals of the artist the second, aiban tate-e, signed Kunisada ga the third, chuban tate-e, inscribed with a poem by Mochizuki Kagenari, signed Harukawa Goshichi, with two seals of the artist, published by Tani Seiko.
Size of the largest frame: 23 1/4 x 18 3/4 inches (59 x 47.5 cm).
Condition: Foxing, toning. The third with a tiny hole.

Estimate: $200 - $300


Carved Oak Four-Poster Bed

Lot# 2172

The four posts with brass caps upholstered heaboard
Pieces with retail barcode labels.
Approximate dimensions: 93 high x 88 long x 65 inches wide..
Condition: Loss to the top of two posts, some minor surface wear throughout, some fraying to the upholstered headboard.

Estimate: $70 - $100



Lot# 2175

Estimate: $200 - $300

Aesthetic Movement Carved Oak Full Length Mirror

Lot# 2178

Looks to formerly be from a larger piece or wall installation.
Approximate dimensions: 79 1/2 high x 39 inches wide..
Condition: Corrosion and age to the mirror, minor wear to the frame including two loose blocks to the bottom corners, minor loss to the carved crown.

Estimate: $70 - $100


Hollywood Regency Gilt Metal and Glass Oval Low Table

Lot# 2223

Gilt-painted metal frame oval glass top.
Approximate dimensions: 20 high x 52 wide x 31 1/4 inches deep..
Condition: Very light wear to the glass. Very minor wear to the gilt finish.

Estimate: $200 - $350

Renaissance Style Trestle Table

Lot# 2224

Carved wood frame with iron mounts.
Approximate dimensions: 29 1/2 high x 71 wide x 3 1/2 inches wide..
Condition: Surface and finish wear throughout. Rust to iron mounts.

Estimate: $200 - $300


Pair of Chinese Copper Enamel Floral Vases

Lot# 2231

Of pear shape, raised on a splayed foot and sweeping up to a cupped mouth, the waisted neck flanked by a pair of bat handles, the body enameled against a yellow ground with two opposing cartouches of butterflies and peonies alternating with blooms issuing swirling tendrils which repeat around the neck below a wan-fret border around the mouth.
Height: 6 inches (15 cm) each.

Estimate: $150 - $250


Chinese Jianyao Black Glaze Bowl with Leaf Motif

Lot# 2235

With deep rounded sides raised on a straight foot, embellished to the center of the interior with a leaf-shaped russet reserve against a lustrous black glaze that thins to mushroom at the rim and terminates above the foot to expose the underlying buff fabric.
Diameter: 8 1/2 inches (21.5 cm).

Estimate: $80 - $120


Chinese Junyao-Type Bowl

Lot# 2246

The wide rounded sides supported on a short straight foot and covered inside and out with a lustrous glaze of sky-blue tone thinning to a pale mushroom hue at the rim and embellished with a streak of variegated purple color, the dark russet-burnt foot and recessed base inscribed and dated Xing yi nie zhil.
Diameter: 7 1/2 inches (19 cm).
Condition: Some wear to the interior.

Estimate: $200 - $300


Ding Ware Foliate Rim Vase

Lot# 2283

With wide gently lobed shoulders, elegantly tapered towards the everted foot, sweeping up to a waisted neck and flared foliate mouth, covered overall in a pale yellowish glaze ending unevenly towards the base revealing the grayish brown body.
Approximate height: 8 inches (20.5 cm).

Estimate: $100 - $150


Three Chinese Yixing Stoneware Polychrome Enameled Teapots

Lot# 2286

Of reddish clay, each gnarled cylindrical section set with a curved spout and loop handle and similarly molded with prunus flowers and branches issuing fruits, two teapots bearing makers marks to the underside, one reading Yixing Zisha and the other Yixing Zisha Chahu, the third with an impressed pictorial mark of a tailed animal.
Height: 4 inches (10 cm) each.

Estimate: $200 - $300


Chinese Longquan Celadon Peacock Motif Foliated Plate

Lot# 2293

The shallow sides rising to a barbed rim, molded to the center with peacocks, incised to the cavetto with stylized floral sprays, covered inside and out with a lustrous glaze of sea-green color except for the recessed base which burnt orange in firing.
Diameter: 10 inches (25.5 cm).

Estimate: $100 - $150


Chinese Brown Glaze Foliated Tea Bowl

Lot# 2307

Of conical form, the lobed sides covered with a thick chestnut glaze that thins to mushroom on the edges and terminates unevenly above the foot to reveal the reddish-brown stoneware body.
Diameter: 7 3/4 inches (19.5 cm).

Estimate: $80 - $120

Longquan Celadon Bagua Moon Flask Vase

Lot# 2310

The flattened globular body rising from a splayed rectangular foot to a tall tubular neck and bulbous mouth, applied to the neck with a pair of loop handles, molded to each circular side with a central ying yang symbol within the Eight Trigrams, covered inside out with a thick glaze of sea-green color except for the foot ring which has burnt orange in the firing.
Height: 8 1/2 inches (21.5 cm).

Estimate: $100 - $150


Chinese Carved Yaozhou Jar

Lot# 2316

The compressed globular body with a short neck and everted rim, carved with a continuous peony spray design, applied overall with an olive-green glaze.
Width: 4 1/2 inches (11.5 cm).
Provenance: Property from a Vancouver, Canada estate by descent.

Estimate: $150 - $200


Chinese Longquan Celadon Deer Motif Foliated Plate

Lot# 2342

The shallow sides rising to a bracket-lobed rim, molded to the center with deer, freely incised to the cavetto with stylized floral sprays, covered overall with a lustrous glaze of sea-green color with the exception of the recessed base which burnt orange in firing.
Diameter: 10 inches (25.5 cm).

Estimate: $100 - $150