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January Gallery Auction: Saturday, January 15, 2022

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Lot# 8

Silvered Filligree Box Mounted with Stones

Mounted with semi-precious red and green stones.
Approximate dimensions: 3 1/2 high x 8 1/2 wide x 7 inches deep..
Condition: Patina to metal, two small stones missing to the lid.

Estimate: $1000 - $1500

Silvered Filligree Box Mounted with Stones

Lot# 8

Estimate: $1000 - $1500

Lot# 52

Pair of Italian Style Carved Marble Ruins

On ebonized and parcel gilt bases, close pair.
Approximate dimensions: 18 1/4 high x 17 inches wide..
Condition: Overall ruinous appearance, some later chipping, repair to one corner.

Estimate: $2000 - $2500

Pair of Italian Style Carved Marble Ruins

Lot# 52

Estimate: $2000 - $2500

Lot# 67

Italian Ginori Porcelain Tableware: Taormina Pattern

Circa 2000.
Comprising of
16 Dinner Plates, 10 3/4 Diameter, 27.3 cms.
16 Luncheon plates, 9 7/8 Diameter.
16 Salad Plates, 8 5/16 Diameter, 21.11 cms.
16 Bread and Butter Plates, 6 Diameter, 15.24 cms.
All scallop-moulded and painted in an Imari palette with swirling foliate and floral motifs in Chinese Export style, and with banded, dot mons and flowerheads in reserves.
Green underglaze enamel Richard Ginori under five pointed arched crown, gilt banded PITTORIA RICHARD GINORI over black enamel ITALY.
Condition: Overall condition is very good, with a few light scratches. The plates appear not to have been used.

Estimate: $400 - $600

Lot# 76

Navajo Rug

With a classic Saltillo design c76entral blue diamond with stripe design to both ends, all on a cream gruond woven in blue, red, orange, yellow, purple, black, and cream.
Approximate dimensions: 6 feet 5 inches x 4 feet 10 inches..
Condition: Faint brown stains.

Estimate: $600 - $800

Navajo Rug

Lot# 76

Estimate: $600 - $800

Lot# 104

Chippendale Style Mahogany Corner Cupboard

Glazed two door cabinet top section the base with single drawer flanked by false drawers on either side, over a two door cabinet on bracket feet.
Approximate dimensions: 90 high x 48 wide x 24 inches deep..
Condition: Some surface wear throughout, mostly in the form of small divots.
Key available.

Estimate: $600 - $800

Chippendale Style Mahogany Corner Cupboard

Lot# 104

Estimate: $600 - $800

Lot# 111

Neoclassical Style Iron Bed, Manner of Elsie de Wolfe

Patinated gold painted finish, later brass finials.
Approximate dimensions: 58 high x 64 wide x 90 inches long..
Condition: Patina and loss to the finish throughout.

Estimate: $750 - $1300

Lot# 131

Three Piece Metal Repousse Upholstered Salon Set

Comprising two armchairs and one settee.
Approximate dimensions: Settee 43 high x 74 wide x 33 inches deep, armchairs 43 high x 30 wide x 33 inches deep..
Condition: Some dents and minor loss to metal.

Estimate: $3500 - $4000

Three Piece Metal Repousse Upholstered Salon Set

Lot# 131

Estimate: $3500 - $4000

Lot# 132

Egyptianesque Inlaid Double Face Three Panel Screen

Painted and inlaid decoration throughout.
Approximate dimensions: 71 1/2 high x 83 inches wide..
Condition: Light wear overall, several inlay losses, some with repair.

Estimate: $4000 - $6000

Lot# 173

Bradley Giles, Moonlight on El Capitan, oil on canvas

(American, b. 1967),
Moonlight on El Capitan, Yosemite, CA, 2021,
oil on canvas,
canvas: 14 x 17 inches,
signed and dated lower right, titled, signed and dated on stretcher bar verso.

Estimate: $800 - $1200

Lot# 174

Bradley Giles, Anasazi Ruins, oil on board

(American, b. 1967),
Anasazi Ruins of Canyon de Chelly, Arizona, 2021,
oil on board,
board: 10 x 8 inches
signed and dated lower right, titled and signed verso.

Estimate: $600 - $900

Bradley Giles, Anasazi Ruins, oil on board

Lot# 174

Estimate: $600 - $900

Lot# 175

Bradley Giles, El Capitan, Firefall, oil on canvas

(American, b. 1967),
El Capitan Firefall, Yosemite, CA, 2021,
oil on canvas,
canvas: 22 x 28 inches.
signed and dated lower left, signed titled and dated on stretcher bar verso.

Estimate: $1500 - $2500

Lot# 235

Francesco Clemente, aquatint from The Sigilli Suite

(Italian, b. 1952),
Multiple Nude, 1990, from the Sigilli suite,
spit bite aquatint,
image size 18 x 18 inches, sheet: 24 x 24 inches,
pencil signed lower right, edition 14/25.
published by Crown Point Press and printed by Brian Shure.

Estimate: $500 - $700

Lot# 237

Auguste Rodin, Victor Hugo, De Face, Drypoint

(French, 1840-1917),
Victor Hugo, De Face (Delteil 7), (Thorson 50v of IX), 1885,
drypoint on Japan paper,
plate: 8.75 x 6.25 inches, sheet: 12.25 x 8.75 inches,
initialed in plate, AR, from the Gazette des Beaux-Arts, 1889, deluxe edition, probably 60 impressions made,
Provenance: A. Maroni (Lugt 150b), at Auction in 1992 as lot 108 possibly Sothebys New York, to current owner (Piedmont, CA).

Estimate: $600 - $900

Auguste Rodin, Victor Hugo, De Face, Drypoint

Lot# 237

Estimate: $600 - $900

Lot# 256

Lawrence Ferlinghetti At la Puerta Escondida

(American, 1919-1921),
At la Puerta Escondida, 2005,
portfolio number AC V, with 5 etchings by Bertrand Bracaval,
portfolio case: 14.5 x 15.25 inches. Etchings (image size) 9.5 x 13.25 inches, sheet: 14 x 17.75 inches,
signed by Ferlinghetti on colophon page. Each etching signed and dated 2005 by Bracaval.

Estimate: $800 - $1200

Lawrence Ferlinghetti At la Puerta Escondida

Lot# 256

Estimate: $800 - $1200

Lot# 277

Lawrence Ferlinghetti, 5 plates

(American, 1919-2021),
group of 5 plates, 2008-2009,
ceramic,
diameter (each): 10.75 x 10.75 inches,
each signed and dated verso, from an edition of 12, with postcard from exhibition.

Estimate: $400 - $600

Lawrence Ferlinghetti, 5 plates

Lot# 277

Estimate: $400 - $600

Lot# 278

Herbert Wasserman, Tiny Houses, Wood Assemblage

(American, 1925 - 2003),
Tiny Houses,
wood assemblage,
overall: 16 x 12 x 8.5 inches.
unsigned.

Estimate: $400 - $600

Lot# 280

Herbert Wasserman, Black Gold, Wood Assemblage

(American, 1925 - 2003),
Black Gold,
wood assemblage on formica,
overall: 20 x 16 x 4 inches.
unsigned.

Estimate: $300 - $500

Herbert Wasserman, Black Gold, Wood Assemblage

Lot# 280

Estimate: $300 - $500

Lot# 301

Pair of Diamond, Silver Earrings

Each featuring five diamond slices, accented by round-cut diamonds, further enhanced by one round-cut pink sapphire, set in a blackened sterling silver mounting measuring approximately 47 x 25 mm. Total diamond weight for the pair is approximately 4.50 cttw.
Gross Weight: 8.4 dwts

Estimate: $800 - $1200

Pair of Diamond, Silver Earrings

Lot# 301

Estimate: $800 - $1200

Lot# 306

Pair of Diamond, 18k Yellow Gold Stud Earrings

Each featuring one round rose-cut diamond measuring approximately 5.9 mm, bezel set in an 18k yellow gold mounting.
Gross Weight: 0.7 dwts
Note: Diamonds not tested for origin of color.

Estimate: $600 - $800

Pair of Diamond, 18k Yellow Gold Stud Earrings

Lot# 306

Estimate: $600 - $800

Lot# 315

Pair of Emerald, Diamond, 14k Yellow Gold Earrings

Each featuring one pear-cut emerald weighing approximately 0.20 ct., accented by round-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 0.15 cttw., set in a 14k yellow gold mounting measuring approximately 15 mm in length. Total diamond weight for the pair is approximately 0.30 cttw.
Gross Weight: 1.0 dwts

Estimate: $600 - $800

Lot# 325

Diamond, 18k Yellow Gold Eternity Band

Featuring fourteen round rose-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 3.35 cttw., set in an 18k yellow gold eternity band mounting measuring approximately 4 mm in width.
Size: 8 1/2, Gross Weight: 2.1 dwts

Estimate: $800 - $1200

Diamond, 18k Yellow Gold Eternity Band

Lot# 325

Estimate: $800 - $1200

Lot# 336

Diamond, 14k Yellow Gold Necklace

Featuring several round-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 1.90 cttw., set in an oval shaped 14k yellow gold pendant mounting measuring approximately 24 x 39 mm, suspended from a 14k yellow gold chain, forming a 19 inch necklace.
Gross Weight: 6.6 dwts

Estimate: $1200 - $1600

Diamond, 14k Yellow Gold Necklace

Lot# 336

Estimate: $1200 - $1600

Lot# 339

Aquamarine, Vermeil Necklace

Composed of thirteen faceted aquamarines, bezel set and linked in a vermeil mounting, forming a 34 inch necklace.
Gross Weight: 33.0 dwts

Estimate: $300 - $500

Aquamarine, Vermeil Necklace

Lot# 339

Estimate: $300 - $500

Lot# 346

Diamond, 18k Yellow Gold, Silver Bracelet

Featuring twenty-two full-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 0.50 cttw., bezel set in 18k yellow gold atop a matte blackened sterling silver hinged bangle bracelet mounting measuring approximately 7 mm in width, completed by a pressure clasp with figure eight safety and an internal diameter of approximately 58 mm.
Gross Weight: 9.4 dwts

Estimate: $700 - $900

Diamond, 18k Yellow Gold, Silver Bracelet

Lot# 346

Estimate: $700 - $900

Lot# 397

A Group of Ming Dynasty Pottery Processional Figures

Comprising: Twelve musicians figures, all standing on rectangular bases glazed in green and yellow, the removable heads painted with red and black pigment detailing, a standing horse in white, yellow and green glaze, and a sedan carriage.
Tallest: Height 9 1/4 inches (23.4 cm).
Condition: Losses.

Estimate: $3000 - $5000

Lot# 407

Four Chinese Ding Type Bowls

Each in various forms and sizes, all covered with thin creamy glaze, one incised with a double fish motif.
Largest: Diameter approximately 6 3/4 inches (17.1 cm).
Condition: Two bowl has been repaired.

Estimate: $300 - $400

Four Chinese Ding Type Bowls

Lot# 407

Estimate: $300 - $400

Lot# 413

A Chinese Celadon Incised Floral Vase

Of globular form, attached the tiny ribbed neck to narrow rim, the body covered with floral scrolls on a pale blue ground.
Height 7 3/4 inches (19.6 cm).
Condition: Minor dent and hairline.

Estimate: $300 - $400

A Chinese Celadon Incised Floral Vase

Lot# 413

Estimate: $300 - $400

Lot# 416

Yaozhou ware, Celadon Bowl

Deep flared sides rising from short cylindrical foot, covered overall with dark olive glaze, the interior inscribed flower and birds motifs, the bottom remains unglazed.
Diameter 7 7/8 inches (20 cm).
Condition: Wear and hairlines.

Estimate: $600 - $800

Yaozhou ware, Celadon Bowl

Lot# 416

Estimate: $600 - $800

Lot# 465

Chinese Dragon Moon Flask Vase, Wanli Mark

Of compressed round body rising from oval foot to cylindrical neck with a pair of handles, decorated with green and red dragon against leafy scroll with red flowers, the bottom inscribed with six characters Wanli mark.
Height 15 1/2 inches (39.3 cm).

Estimate: $200 - $300

Chinese Dragon Moon Flask Vase, Wanli Mark

Lot# 465

Estimate: $200 - $300

Lot# 472

Group of Chinese Yixing Zisha Teapots

Comprising: The first, a spider decoration teapot signed as Jiang Xiang Ying the second with enamel floral decoration, signed as Zhong Gou Yi Xing the third, a fish decoration cylindrical teapot, signed as Wei Bao Zeng The fourth with incised orchid decoration, signed as Fan Zhong Qing the fifth is with dragon handle decoration, signed as Jiang Jing Long The sixth, a lobed teapot with unrecognizable mark to the base the seventh, a large brown clay teapot and cover with plum decoration, with impressed Gu Zhaodi mark to the base.
Largest: Height 12 inches (30.48 cm).

Estimate: $500 - $800

Group of Chinese Yixing Zisha Teapots

Lot# 472

Estimate: $500 - $800

Lot# 477

Japanese Celadon Tripod Censer with Box

Of compressed body raised on three slightly splayed legs, and with a flat everted rim, covered with greenish-blue glaze save for the foot, the low domed metal cover pierced and engraved with lotus flower and stems.
Height 4 1/4 inches (10.7 cm).

Estimate: $1200 - $1800

Japanese Celadon Tripod Censer with Box

Lot# 477

Estimate: $1200 - $1800

Lot# 479

Japanese Imari Porcelain Bottle Vase

Possibly 19th Century.
The globular body with a long thin neck is decorated with two large fan-shaped panels or cartouches depicting birds and natural motifs, and the neck is painted with flowering blossom and butterflies decoration within geometric borders.
Height 11 1/2 inches (29.2 cm).
Condition: Some manufacturing defects.

Estimate: $300 - $500

Japanese Imari Porcelain Bottle Vase

Lot# 479

Estimate: $300 - $500

Lot# 480

Japanese Vase with Elephant Form Handles

Of baluster vase with wide trumpet rim, attached a pair of elephant handles to the neck, the neck, and body decorated with two square panels with foliate gadroons depicting birds, a pair of round floral panels on the opposite sides amongst gilt, red ground with floral patterns, the bottom inscribed with six-character mark.
Height 15 1/2 inches (39.3 cm).
Condition: Wear commensurate with age.

Estimate: $800 - $1000

Japanese Vase with Elephant Form Handles

Lot# 480

Estimate: $800 - $1000

Lot# 481

Two Bronze Gu Vases

Each cast with flared trumpet mouth, decorated with archaic style lappet bands to neck and Taotie patterns to the body, tapered bottom supported from cylindrical foot.
Tallest: Height 12 1/2 inches (31.7 cm).
Condition: Wear commensurate with age.

Estimate: $1000 - $1500

Two Bronze Gu Vases

Lot# 481

Estimate: $1000 - $1500

Lot# 490

Large Japanese Cloisonne Dragon and Phoenix Vase

Finely cast, the baluster body with everted neck to the gilt rim, supported by short tapered foot with gilt bottom, decorated with a green dragon and a white phoenix chasing each other amongst a blue ground.
Height 17 inches (43.1 cm).
Condition: Wear and scratches.

Estimate: $1200 - $1500

Large Japanese Cloisonne Dragon and Phoenix Vase

Lot# 490

Estimate: $1200 - $1500

Lot# 491

A Japanese Bronze Dragon Vase with Rock Crystal Sphere

Possibly late 19th Century.
The pair-shaped body to the everted foliate rim, finely cast with a three-dimensional dragon holding a rock crystal sphere upon dramatic wave, signed on the bottom.
Height 14 1/2 inches (36.8 cm).
Condition: Wear and patina.

Estimate: $1500 - $2000

Lot# 503

Black Chinoiserie China Cabinet with Floral Motifs

Decorated with gilt birds and floral motifs, three glass doors on the top, and a double wooden door with two hinged doors on the sides.
H 79 x W 54 x D 14 1/4 inches (200.6 x 137.1 x 36.1 cm).

Estimate: $800 - $1200

Lot# 513

In the Style of Cheng Bang Ding (1870-1970): Scroll

Ink and color on paper, inscribed and signed.
Image only: 34 1/2 x 19 inches (87.6 x 48.2 cm).

Estimate: $400 - $600

Lot# 516

Two Pairs of Calligraphy Couplets

Including a pair of calligraphy in gilt red ground, and a pair of calligraphy in gilt beige ground with seals.
Largest: Image only 52 1/2 x 13 1/2 inches (133.3 x 34.2 cm).
Condition: Torn ground, wear.

Estimate: $800 - $1200

Two Pairs of Calligraphy Couplets

Lot# 516

Estimate: $800 - $1200

Lot# 1

Collection of Various Silver Items

Comprising sterling Japonesque cigarette case, German .835 silver shaker, sterling flask with monogram, 2 Russian .875 silver small dishes, Russian .875 silver matchbox cover with engraved dog, Rusian .875 silver engraved cup with handle, Chinese silver shot glass, silver tablespoon with long zigzag export mark, Russian .875 silver tablespoon, and a Chinese sterling fork. (11 pieces total).
Approximate weight: 908 grams..
Condition: Patina and surface wear throughout.

Estimate: $400 - $600

Collection of Various Silver Items

Lot# 1

Estimate: $400 - $600

Lot# 2

Buccellati Sterling Silver Inscribed Tray

Inscribed with CORNELL C. MAIER / DIRECTOR KAISER INDUSTRIES CORPORATION 1972-1977, various signatures below.
Marked BUCCELLATI / STERLING / ITALY.
Approximate dimensions: 15 inches diameter. Approximate weight: 1,434 grams.
Condition: Patina throughout, some surface scratches.

Estimate: $800 - $1000

Buccellati Sterling Silver Inscribed Tray

Lot# 2

Estimate: $800 - $1000

Lot# 3

Iranian .875 Silver Chased Ewer

Circa 1970.
With stopper chased with floral and geometric motifs, band around the body with farming scenes.
Marked with Iranian standard marks including lion with sword.
Approximate dimensions: 16 1/2 inches high Approximate weight: 1,168 grams..
Condition: Significant tarnish throughout. Very slight bend to foot.

Estimate: $500 - $800

Iranian .875 Silver Chased Ewer

Lot# 3

Estimate: $500 - $800

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