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Asian Art  |  Books and Manuscripts  |  Ceramics and Glass  |  Collectables  |  Decorations  |  Fine Art  |  Furniture  |  Jewelry & Timepieces  |  Lighting  |  Rugs, Carpets and Textiles  |  Silver and Objects de Vertu  |  Stamps, Coins and Ephemera

 

Asian Art

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Books and Manuscripts

Lot# 188

Three Books

Estimate: $100 - $150

Three Books

Lot# 188

Estimate: $100 - $150

 

Ceramics and Glass

Lot# 4

Sevres Style Porcelain Box

Oval box, painted blue with gilt accents, musical courtship scene hand-painted to the lid. Floral motif painted to the underside of the lid.
Courtship scene signed Rals.
Approximate dimensions: 5 3/4 high x 10 3/8 wide x 7 3/4 inches deep..
Condition: Minor wear to the underside.

Estimate: $150 - $250

Sevres Style Porcelain Box

Lot# 4

Estimate: $150 - $250

Lot# 5

Sevres Style Porcelain Three Piece Garniture

Trophy form centerpiece vase with two urn form vases. Paint blue and gilt on white, with hand-painted courtship scene, landscape, and floral arrangements.
With Sevres style crossed L marks. The centerpiece with an E, and the urns with an A.
Approximate dimensions: Centerpiece 10 1/4 high x 10 1/2 wide x 7 1/2 inches deep, urns 9 1/4 inches high..
Condition: Centerpiece body is a bit loose from the pedestal, can be tightened. Minimal gilt loss.

Estimate: $300 - $400

Lot# 31

Royal Vienna Style Porcelain Urn Pair

Painted blue and red on a white ground with parcel gilt, with mythological scenes painted to one side. Set in a gilt metal base.
Approximate dimensions: 22 7/8 high x 8 7/8 inches wide and deep..
Condition: Minor gilt and paint loss, patina to the metal.

Estimate: $300 - $400

Royal Vienna Style Porcelain Urn Pair

Lot# 31

Estimate: $300 - $400

Lot# 33

Porcelain Chinoiserie Vase Pair

Blue painted urn forms with gilt painted chinoiserie motifs.
Approximate dimensions: 18 high x 9 1/2 wide x 7 5/8 inches deep..
Condition: Minor gilt loss.

Estimate: $250 - $350

Porcelain Chinoiserie Vase Pair

Lot# 33

Estimate: $250 - $350

Lot# 41

French Hand Cut Overlay Glass Vase, Red Over Clear

Circa 1950.
The tall, cylindrical vase with swagging under a demi-flower, under geometric elements.
15 H.
Some scratches to top of foot, and to base. Staining from water, mid-point of band of ovulos.

Estimate: $300 - $400

Lot# 43

Sevres Style Porcelain Dore Bronze Mounted Covered Vase Pair

Fluted white and blue floral decorated body, with dore bronze handles, bases, and finials.
Sevres style mark to the undersides.
Approximate dimensions: 32 high x 15 1/2 inches wide..
Condition: Minor surface wear to painted finish and bronze.

Estimate: $600 - $900

Lot# 44

Baccarat Style Cut Glass Urn with Dore Bronze Mount Pair

Each with four claw feet.
Approximate dimensions: 20 5/8 high x 9 3/4 inches diameter..
Condition: A few small chips.

Estimate: $600 - $900

Lot# 72

Danish Royal Copenhagen Porcelain Dinner Service

Denmark.
Circa 1980.
Basket-moulded rims, hand-painted in tones of blue in the Blue Flowers pattern. Comprising: 12 dinner plates, 12 rim soup plates 9 luncheon plates 12 dessert plates 12 cups 13 saucers an integral sauce boat and an integral cream boat and a square serving dish. 71 pieces in the count, total..
Green stamped Royal Copenhagen/Denmark surrounding a crown. Three hand-painted wavy blue lines, and CX/ MX / EXX or TX. The shapes in green paint, 8097, 8106, 8105, 8093, 8159, 8068, 7522, 8194-8261.
Chip to one dinner plate. A couple of the cups edges are a little rough.

Estimate: $400 - $600

Lot# 73

Six Bohemian Ruby Stained Cut to Clear Crystal Table Articles

Bohemian.
Circa 1880 and later.
Pair of cruets and stoppers panelled goblet two pokals, one with an associated cover, and a footed challice. Each engraved with views of spa towns palaces, etc. Some with optic cuts.
Unmarked.
6 1/2 to 13 2/4 H.
Mostly in good order, the panelled gobelet has a chip to one lobe of the spreading foot, on the tallest vessel, there is a 1 1/2 x 3/8 section at the rim where the ruby stain has sagged. The cover to one pokal is associated and possibly not Bohemian.

Estimate: $300 - $400

Lot# 88

Bohemian Swirl Optic Amberina Glass Lemonade Set with Gilt Enamel

9 1/2 H., the pitcher, the individual beakers 5 1/4 H..
One handle reglued after having broken off, and one with a chip to the handle terminate. The gilding is very crisp.

Estimate: $200 - $300

Lot# 139A

Robertson Pottery Mug and a Walrich Pottery Bookend

Circa 1930.
Mug with blue glaze and a buffalo form handle, the bookend with light blue glaze and a figure in relief.
Bookend with Walrich potter sticker to the backside.
Approximate dimensions: Mug 4 3/4 inches high, bookend 4 7/8 inches high..
Deaccessioned from the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco.
Condition: Crazing to the mugs interior glaze. Minimal wear.

Estimate: $150 - $250

 

Collectables

 

Decorations

Lot# 2

French Art Nouveau Spelter Figural Mantle Clock Garniture

Comprising of a mantel clock and a pair of six-light candelabra en suite. The central clock and the candelabra moulded with arching grapevines, centering figures of putti at play. The bases fitting slabs of rouge griotte marble.
25 5/8 H. x 15 W. x 6 1/2 D., the clock, the candelabra 26 H. x 10 W. x 10 D.

Estimate: $300 - $500

Lot# 8

French Art Nouveau Cold Painted Bronze Figural Mantle Clock Garniture

Paris, France.
Circa 1910.
Comprising a figural mantel clock and a pair of five-light candelabra en suite. Cold-painted bronze figure of a workman about to use his axe - sledge-hammer, atop a cylindrical clock by Bucheron, inset into the wood pile. All above a green and red onyx base. Plaque in front reads Bcheron, ie the Wood-Cutter, after Matt. Moreau. The clockworks by AG Mougin.
33 H. x 14 W. x 10 1/8 D., the clock, the candelabra 29 H. x 12 W. x 12 D.

Please note: Client is sending in the pendulum and striker for this clock, which he accidentally forgot to drop off last time he was at the Annex

Estimate: $600 - $800

Lot# 14

French Empire Brass Porcelain Figural Mantle Clock with Silk Thread Suspension

France.
Circa 1860.
Rectangular form, with figure of a modest woman seated upon a cylindrical clock before a window upon a rocky mount. Stepped above a shaped section inset with finely-painted porcelain plaque of fox in wooded landscape. The base with shell and scroll foot under swags. Clock face with black Roman numerals on white enamel.
R / 687 to the movement reverse.
Approximate dimensions: 15 3/4 high x 11 1/2 wide x 4 1/4 inches deep..
Condition: Some patina, door covering movement is missing, the dial with very minor marks.

Estimate: $500 - $800

Lot# 16

German Karl Griesbaum Singing Bird in Cage Automaton

German.
Bird with blue and black plummage atop a gilt brass stand with vining tulle flowers to center of gilt brass cage. Speaker to underside.
Marked Ken-D and pictorial cypher to underside.
11 3/8 H. x 6 3/4 Diameter.
This bird has a remarkable number of songs. Fully functional. Visible corrosion to brass sides.

Estimate: $300 - $400

Lot# 24

Pair of Dore Bronze Two Light Figural Candelabras on Marble Bases

Each with a putto standing on a red marble base holding up the two light candelabra.
Approximate dimensions: 19 1/4 high x 8 inches wide..
Condition: Minor chipping to the marble bases.

Estimate: $150 - $250

Lot# 27

Pair of Dore Bronze and Porcelain Eagle Motif Candelabras

Each with two lights. Eagles perched on stumps with dore bronze branches and porcelain flowers.
Crossed swords mark in blue.
Approximate dimensions: 21 high x 15 wide x 8 inches deep..
Condition: Minor wear to gilt bronze , minimal loss to the flowers.

Estimate: $400 - $600

Lot# 28

French Rococo Revival Ormolu, Bronze and Marble Figural Mantle Clock

Circa 1880.
The cylindrical clock surmounted by a maritime explorer atop a canon by an anchor, holding an engraved image of a ship. The lower center area below the clock engraved with a scene of a painter with brush and canvas on tripod.
1264 to the movement reverse.
Approximate dimensions: 18 1/2 high x 12 1/2 wide x 5 1/2 inches deep..
Condition: Some patina. Lacking pendulum.

Estimate: $400 - $600

Lot# 29

French Beaux Arts Figural Spelter and Marble Mantle Clock Garniture

The central figure after Jeanne Gauzin, Salon des Beaux Arts, 1924, with facsimile signature, inset with a cylindrical clock, and two vasiform urns.

Estimate: $500 - $800

Lot# 30

French Beaux Arts Porcelain and Brass Three Piece Mantle Clock Garniture

France.
Circa 1900.
Comprising antiqued brass hour-glass form clock and pair of candlesticks, with painted porcelain clock face and porcelain plaques below. The pair of candlesticks with porcelain urn-form bodies painted with floral garlands.
6693 to the movement reverse.
Approximate dimensions: 18 1/2 high x 10 1/2 wide x 5 inches deep, candlesticks 11 1/2 inches high.
Condition: Patina to the metal, some loss to paint on the dial. Lacking pendulum and door for the movement.

Estimate: $300 - $500

Lot# 57

Ottoman Style Inlaid Table Box

With wood, shell, and horn inlay. Arabic script to the front and top.
Approximate dimensions: 11 1/4 high x 20 wide x 11 1/2 inches deep..
Condition: Some scratching to the lid, some chipping to the wood edge.

Estimate: $300 - $400

Ottoman Style Inlaid Table Box

Lot# 57

Estimate: $300 - $400

 

Fine Art

Lot# 229

Helen Hyde San Angel Inn, 1912 watercolor

(American 1868-1919)
San Angel Inn, 1912
Watercolor on paper.
Sheet: 18 x 14 1/8 inches.
Signed, titled and dated lower right: Helen Hyde, San Angel Inn. 1912.
CONDITION: In overall good condition, this work is unframed with no visible tears or areas of abrasion to the image. Some creasing to the corners of the sheet from being mounted with corner covers.

Estimate: $1000 - $2000

Helen Hyde San Angel Inn, 1912 watercolor

Lot# 229

Estimate: $1000 - $2000

Lot# 232

Ludmilla Pilat Welch Rolling Hills oil on board

(American 1867-1925)
Rolling Hills
Oil on board.
10 1/4 x17 3/8 inches Frame: 14 1/2 x 21 5/8 inches.
Signed and dated lower left: L.P. Welch 1918.
Needs to be cleaned.

Estimate: $600 - $800

Lot# 234

William J. Scott Factory pastel

(American 1870-1940)
Factory
Pastel.
Sight: 20 1/2 x 17 inches Frame: 32 5/8 x 27 3/8 inches.
Signed on the bottom of the mat: William J. Scott

Estimate: $700 - $900

William J. Scott Factory pastel

Lot# 234

Estimate: $700 - $900

Lot# 235

S. Clay Wilson The Checkered Demon Digging Himself ink over graphite and watercolor

(American b. 1941)
The Checkered Demon Digging Himself
Ink over graphite and watercolor.
Sight: 7 x 7 inches Frame: 14 x 14 1/2 inches.
Titled, dedicated, signed and dated upper right corner: The Checkered Demon Digging Himself / For Jamie Huberman Happy Birthday to us Both S. Clay Wilson July 1987.

Estimate: $500 - $700

Lot# 240

Peter Max Liberty Head acrylic on silkscreen

(American b. 1937)
Liberty Head (Version 1)
Acrylic on silkscreen.
12 1/8 x 12 1/4 inches Frame: 17 1/2 x 17 1/2 inches.
Signed lower right: Max stamped and dated with inventory number verso: Peter Max 1998 43246

Estimate: $1000 - $2000

Peter Max Liberty Head acrylic on silkscreen

Lot# 240

Estimate: $1000 - $2000

Lot# 241

Kim Frohsin Kneeling Girl mixed media

(American b. 1961)
Kneeling Girl
Mixed media on paper.
Sheet: 11 3/4 x 9 3/4 inches Mount: 22 1/2 x 20 1/8 inches.
Signed lower left: Frohsin.

Estimate: $600 - $800

Kim Frohsin Kneeling Girl mixed media

Lot# 241

Estimate: $600 - $800

Lot# 244

Miklos Barabas Pans Seduction oil on canvas

(Hungarian 1810-1898)
Pans Seduction
Oil on canvas.
39 x 29 1/2 inches Frame: 40 5/8 x 31 1/4 inches.
Signed lower left: Barabas.
Canvas has been relined

Estimate: $300 - $400

Miklos Barabas Pans Seduction oil on canvas

Lot# 244

Estimate: $300 - $400

Lot# 247

James McIntosh Patrick Landscape with Trees watercolor

(Scottish 1907-1998)
Landscape with Trees
Watercolor on paper.
Sight: 19 1/2 x 21 3/4 inches Frame: 25 x 32 1/4 inches.
Signed lower right: McIntosh Patrick.

Estimate: $700 - $900

Lot# 249

James McIntosh Patrick Reflections. Watercolor

(Scottish 1907-1998)
Reflections, Millhill, Carse of Gowrie
Watercolor.
Sight: 21 x 16 inches frame: 33 1/2 x 29 inches.
Signed lower right: McIntosh Patrick. Titled verso on gallery label.
CONDITION: In overall good condition, when examined out of the frame the sheet is not laid down to a board, but it is completely attached to the matting. The colors are bright and there are no visible abrasions but it is completely attached to the mat thus making it hard to have it reframed.

Estimate: $1500 - $2500

James McIntosh Patrick Reflections. Watercolor

Lot# 249

Estimate: $1500 - $2500

 

Furniture

Lot# 6

French Louis XVI Style Boulle Pedestals

Approximate dimensions: 48 1/2 x 16 x 16 inches diameter..

Estimate: $650 - $950

French Louis XVI Style Boulle Pedestals

Lot# 6

Estimate: $650 - $950

Lot# 7

French Louis XV Style Oval Parquetry Table Pair

With dore bronze mounts.
Approximate dimensions: 29 high x 36 wide x 24 1/2 inches deep..
Condition: Minimal wear.

Estimate: $400 - $600

Lot# 11

Pair of Charles X Style Side Tables

Burl veneer top section with a single drawer and ebonized inlay, on two X-form supports with gilt brass mounts and a baluster carved stretcher.
Approximate dimensions: 28 3/4 high x 23 1/2 wide x 16 5/8 inches deep..
Condition Very minor wear to ebonized finish

Estimate: $300 - $400

Pair of Charles X Style Side Tables

Lot# 11

Estimate: $300 - $400

Lot# 13

Pair of Louis XV Style Marquetry Nightstands

White marble top with gilt bronze surround, three drawers, cabriole legs, checkered marquetry pattern throughout, gilt bronze accents.
Approximate dimensions: 30 3/4 high x 13 5/8 wide x 13 3/4 inches deep..
Condition: Repaired crack to marble corner, very minor wear overall.

Estimate: $300 - $400

Pair of Louis XV Style Marquetry Nightstands

Lot# 13

Estimate: $300 - $400

Lot# 18

Louis Philippe Style Pewter Inlaid Cabinet Pair

With silver metal mounts, white marble top above a single long drawer, over a single door cabinet with a shelf.
Approximate dimensions: 41 high x 32 1/2 wide x 15 1/2 inches deep..
Condition: Minor wear to the marble tops.

Estimate: $600 - $900

Lot# 19

French Louis XV Style Dore Bronze Mounted Cartonnier with Clock

Inset read leather top, gilt bronze mounts and figure., two very small drawers to the top section and one drawer to the lower section, quartz movement clock.
Approximate dimensions: 57 high x 35 long x 17 1/2 inches deep..
Condition: Very minor wear overall.

Estimate: $500 - $750

Lot# 22

French Louis Philippe Provincial Carved Fruitwood Buffet

France.
Circa 1860, with some later elements.
Overcast top above three short drawers and three cupboard doors, each with carved elements applied to drawer fronts, with carved ovals and arches between them. Steel escutcheons and handles. Carved skirt, reeded legs.
42 1/2: H. x 77 1/2 W. x 22 1/2 D.
Some evidence of worm and wear, fading and staining to top.
Keys in office.

Estimate: $300 - $500

Lot# 39

Spanish Renaissance Style Table

Two drawers with floral carved panels, and a wrought iron stretcher.
Approximate dimensions: 29 1/2 high x 47 wide x 25 7/8 inches deep..
Condition: Rust to wrought iron, significant wear to the wood throughout.

Estimate: $250 - $350

Spanish Renaissance Style Table

Lot# 39

Estimate: $250 - $350

 

Jewelry and Timepieces

Lot# 285

Golay Fils Stahl Painted Portrait Miniature, Diamond, Seed Pearl, 18k Yellow Gold Pendant Watch with Chain

DIAL: Round, textured gold, black Arabic numeral hour markers, black outer minutes track, blued breguet hands. MOVEMENT: Manual wind, jeweled. CASE: Round, open face, 18k yellow and white gold, foliate border motif, rose-cut diamond border, painted portrait miniature depicting a regal woman, Golay Fils Stahl, Geneve, Fabrique, 03 97, gold cuvette no. 2025 and engraved No. 26861 Golay-Leresche Fils, Golay Fils Stahl SUCrs, Geneve, 2 Rue de la Paix, Paris. Grace A. Young, Milwaukee 30 mm. Suspended from an 18k yellow gold fancy link chain interspersed by seed pearls and a diamond bow bail and measuring approximately 24 inches in length.
Gross Weight: 33.1 dwts
Note: Some diamonds missing, minor scratches to portrait miniature, discoloration to dial and outer track worn.

Estimate: $800 - $1200

Lot# 289

Coral, Diamond, 14k Yellow Gold Ring

Featuring one oval shaped coral cabochon measuring approximately 11.9 x 9 mm, flanked by six full-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 0.03 cttw., set in a 14k yellow gold mounting.
Size: 6 3/4, Gross Weight: 1.5 dwts

Estimate: $300 - $500

Coral, Diamond, 14k Yellow Gold Ring

Lot# 289

Estimate: $300 - $500

Lot# 290

Carved Coral, 14k Yellow Gold Jewelry Suite

Including one carved coral rose, 14k yellow gold ring, size 6 1/2 together with one 14k yellow gold box link, 24 inch neck chain.
Gross Weight: 9.1 dwts

Estimate: $200 - $300

Carved Coral, 14k Yellow Gold Jewelry Suite

Lot# 290

Estimate: $200 - $300

Lot# 294

Lavender Jade, 14k Yellow Gold Jewelry Suite

Including two carved and pierced lavender jadeite jade pendants, both depicting peaches and flowers and measuring approximately 38 x 27 mm and 43 x 23 mm together with an oval shaped lavender jadeite jade cabochon measuring approximately 11.9 x 8.1 mm, 14k yellow gold ring, size 6 3/4.
Gross Weight: 20.7 dwts

Estimate: $400 - $600

Lavender Jade, 14k Yellow Gold Jewelry Suite

Lot# 294

Estimate: $400 - $600

Lot# 295

Jadeite Jade, 14k Yellow Gold Bracelet

Featuring two jadeite jade arched segments measuring approximately 12 mm in width, capped and set in a 14k yellow gold hinged bangle mounting with safety chain and an internal diameter of approximately 56 mm.
Gross Weight: 32.5 dwts

Estimate: $300 - $500

Jadeite Jade, 14k Yellow Gold Bracelet

Lot# 295

Estimate: $300 - $500

Lot# 296

Diamond, 14k Yellow Gold Ring

Featuring three full-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 0.20 cttw., set in a 14k yellow gold mounting.
Size: 6 1/4, Gross Weight: 3.6 dwts

Estimate: $300 - $500

Diamond, 14k Yellow Gold Ring

Lot# 296

Estimate: $300 - $500

Lot# 297

Collection of Three Jade, 14k Yellow Gold Pendants

Including one carved jadeite jade circle pendant depicting Buddha with children and measuring approximately 51 mm one carved jadeite jade pendant depicting dragons with a scepter and a bat, completed by a 14k yellow gold enhancer bail and measuring approximately 52 x 35 mm together with a carved jadeite jade pendant depicting a bat above the yin and yang symbol and measuring approximately 56 x 38 mm.
Gross Weight: 68.5 dwts

Estimate: $250 - $350

Lot# 298

Jadeite Jade, 22k Yellow Gold Ring

Featuring one oval shaped jadeite jade cabochon measuring approximately 18.7 x 13.3 mm, set in a 22k yellow gold mounting.
Size: 5 1/2, Gross Weight: 3.9 dwts

Estimate: $200 - $300

Jadeite Jade, 22k Yellow Gold Ring

Lot# 298

Estimate: $200 - $300

Lot# 299

Carved Jade, Yellow Gold Pendant Necklace

Featuring one carved jadeite jade pendant measuring approximately 37 x 25 mm, depicting a woman and child, completed by a yellow gold bail, suspended from a 14k yellow gold chain, forming a 16 1/2 inch necklace.
Gross Weight: 10.7 dwts

Estimate: $150 - $300

Carved Jade, Yellow Gold Pendant Necklace

Lot# 299

Estimate: $150 - $300

Lot# 301

Diamond, 14k Yellow Gold Cluster Ring

Featuring thirty full-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 1.70 cttw., set in a 14k yellow gold cluster mounting.
Size: 6 3/4, Gross Weight: 3.7 dwts

Estimate: $200 - $300

Diamond, 14k Yellow Gold Cluster Ring

Lot# 301

Estimate: $200 - $300

 

Lighting

Lot# 141

Spanish Wrought Iron Five Light Torchiere Pair

Patinated finish, decorated with flowers and leaves.
Approximate dimensions: 70 high x 27 inches wide..
Condition: Patinated finish with some possible rust.

Estimate: $300 - $400

Spanish Wrought Iron Five Light Torchiere Pair

Lot# 141

Estimate: $300 - $400

Lot# 142

Dirk Van Erp Style Hammered Copper Table Lamp

Circa 1920.
Body formed as a lantern with handle with mica shade.
Unmarked to base shade also unmarked.
14 1/4 H.

Estimate: $1000 - $1500

Dirk Van Erp Style Hammered Copper Table Lamp

Lot# 142

Estimate: $1000 - $1500

Lot# 143

Danish Modern Style Teak and Plexiglass Floor Lamp and Terrarium

Circa 1970.
The interior fitted with cork, fitted with plastic antler ferns. Fitted with high, conical linen shade.
Unmarked.
48 H., including shade. 14 H. x 18 W. X 18 D., the base.

Estimate: $200 - $300

Lot# 144

Danish Modern Style Table Teak and Linen Lamp

Circa 1970.
The straight-sided, stepped cylindrical base and top incorporating a louvered linen shade.
The base 7 H. x 8 Diameter. 38 H., including shade.

Estimate: $200 - $300

Danish Modern Style Table Teak and Linen Lamp

Lot# 144

Estimate: $200 - $300

Lot# 145

Danish Modern Style Teak, Plexiglass, and Brass Table Lamp

Circa 1975.
Square wood base and top, holding smoked plexiglass panels, with a tall, cylindrical element to center. With flaring cylindrical linen, raffia and brown velvet shade.
Unmarked.
26 H. x 10 W. x 10 D. 50 H., with shade.
The shade has collected a couple of bruises and dust.

Estimate: $200 - $300

 

Rugs, Carpets and Textiles

Lot# 150

I. Magnin Mink Coat

Estimate: $300 - $500

I. Magnin Mink Coat

Lot# 150

Estimate: $300 - $500

 

Silver and Objects de Vertu

 

Stamps, Coins and Ephemera

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