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May Gallery Auction


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Sevres Style Porcelain Box with Bronze Mount

Lot# 32

Courtship scene painted to the top, floral panels to the sides, front, and back. Resting on four griffin feet. Gold silk lined interior.
Sevres style mark to the underside.
Approximate dimensions: 8 3/8 high x 11 7/8 wide x 8 5/8 inches deep..
Condition: Miniscule scratches to the top panel, some patina to the bronze mount.

Estimate: $350 - $450

Moorish Style Inlaid Mirror Pair

Lot# 38

With shell and horn inlay.
Approximate dimensions: 47 1/2 high x 31 1/2 inches wide..
Condition: Minimal wear, some residue from manufacturing.

Estimate: $1000 - $1500

Egyptianesque Nightstand Pair

Lot# 47

Three drawers and a pull-out tray, painted papyrus style veneer, square taper legs.
Approximate dimensions: 29 1/4 high x 21 1/8 wide x 12 1/2 inches deep..
Condition: Minor wear to feet and painted veneer.

Estimate: $250 - $350


Egyptian Motif Painted and Inlaid Oval Cabinet

Lot# 48

Painted all over in an Egyptian motif. The single door opens to reveal six drawers and two small cabinets. On a plinth base with a drawer on either side.
Approximate dimensions: 47 high x 28 1/2 wide x 15 inches deep..
Condition: Very minor wear overall.
Key available.

Estimate: $750 - $1000


Pair of Carved Fluted Marble Tazzas

Lot# 62

Beige marble, with shallow basins and baluster carved bases.
Approximate dimensions: 9 high x 16 inches diameter..
Condition: Surface wear throughout, some chipping.

Estimate: $300 - $400

Three Miniature Carved Marble Female Busts

Lot# 76

White marble faces and red marble clothing, black marble pedestals.
Approximate dimensions: 11 3/4 inches high..
Condition: Minimal wear, one with a hairline crack.

Estimate: $250 - $350

Large Collection of Harlequin Fiesta Ware, Including Plates, Serving Pieces, Bowls, etc

Lot# 89

Comprising: 21 dinner plates 15 soup plates 11 salad plates 35 luncheon plates 37 bread and/or side plates 44 cereal bowls in two sizes 11 consumme bowls 12 ice cream bowls eight egg cups 22 coffee cups 34 saucers nine esprosso cups and nine esprosso saucers one teapot five creamers four sugar bowls three gravy boats three pitchers nine water cups six salt shakers five pepper shakers and 26 serving articles including soup tureen six platters nine serving bowls two butter dishes, four candle holders three ashtrays. 332 approximate total piece count.
Most articles are in very good condition. A few items have some scratches to surfaces.

Estimate: $700 - $900


Two Danish Barometers with Carved Leaf Motifs

Lot# 96

Late 19th Century.
Both carved of black walnut in Baroque style.
The smaller example by Ed. Muller, Copenhagen the larger example by Cornelius Kundsen, Copenhagen.
18 and 29 3/4 L., respectively.
Please note, both contain mercury, which may not be shipped by mail methods.

Estimate: $300 - $400

5 Jessica WInne Residents at Broadway Hotel photograph

Lot# 257

(American 20th century)
5 Broadway Hotel
Color photograph.
Each measures, Sight: 15 x 15 inches Frame: 23 3/8 x 22 3/4 inches.
Artist label on back of one of the frames.
Due to the framing none were examined out of the frame.

Estimate: $250 - $350


Ladies Diamond, Platinum, 18k White Gold Wristwatch

Lot# 282

DIAL: Round, silver, black stylized Arabic numeral hour markers, black outer minutes track, blue modern hands. MOVEMENT: Mechanical. CASE: Rectangle, platinum, snapback, 22 mm, linked lugs, accented by thirty-eight single-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 0.75 cttw. BRACELET: Platinum, brick link, articulated with 18k white gold tongue, forming a 7 inch bracelet, accented by one hundred and twenty-three single-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 4.75 cttw. with a safety chain.
Gross Weight: 19.2 dwts

Estimate: $3000 - $5000

Diamond, 18k Yellow Gold Ring

Lot# 287

Featuring eighteen tapered baguette-cut and twenty-six princess-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 2.50 cttw., set in an 18k yellow gold mounting.
Size: 6 3/4, Gross Weight: 6.8 dwts

Estimate: $900 - $1200

Diamond, 14k Yellow Gold Pendant Necklace

Lot# 308

Featuring seven full-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 0.20 cttw., set in a 14k yellow gold navette shaped mounting, suspended from a 14k yellow gold chain, forming an 18 inch necklace.
Gross Weight: 1.1 dwts

Estimate: $400 - $600

Diamond, Platinum, 18k Yellow Gold Bracelet

Lot# 310

Featuring full-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 6.50 cttw., set in a two row platinum mounting, inside of an 18k yellow gold hinged bangle bracelet mounting measuring approximately 16 mm in width, completed by a tongue and groove clasp with figure eight safety and an internal diameter of approximately 60 mm.
Gross Weight: 46.7 dwts

Estimate: $8000 - $12000


Emerald, Diamond, 18k Gold Ring

Lot# 311

Featuring one rectangular shaped carved emerald cabochon weighing approximately 7.30 cts., surrounded by round-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 0.40 cttw., set in an 18k yellow and white gold mounting.
Size: 6 3/4, Gross Weight: 3.3 dwts

Estimate: $700 - $900

Pair of Opal, Diamond, 14k Gold Earrings

Lot# 313

Each featuring one pear shaped opal cabochon weighing approximately 6.39 cts., accented by full-cut diamonds weihging a total of approximately 0.77 cttw., set in a 14k yellow and white gold mounting measuring approximately 39 x 18 mm. Total opal weight for the pair is approximately 12.78 cttw. Total diamond weight for the pair is approximately 1.54 cttw.
Gross Weight: 9.0 dwts

Estimate: $2000 - $3000

Pair of Diamond Slice, 18k Yellow Gold Earrings

Lot# 315

Each featuring five diamond slices weighing a total of approximately 0.40 cttw., bezel set in an 18k yellow gold articulated mounting measuring approximately 61 mm in length. Total diamond weight for the pair is approximately 0.80 cttw.
Gross Weight: 1.3 dwts

Estimate: $400 - $600

Collection of Two Opal, 18k Yellow Gold Necklaces

Lot# 316

Each featuring twelve varying shaped opal cabochons, bezel set and linked in 18k yellow gold chain, forming two separate 18 inch necklaces that can be linked and worn as an individual 36 inch necklace.
Gross Weight: 5.7 dwts

Estimate: $900 - $1200