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Lot# 22

Hawkes Cut Crystal Gladys Pattern Decanter

Hawkes mark to the stopper.
Approximate dimensions: 7 5/8 high x 6 1/2 inches diameter..
Condition: Light wear overall, mainly to the underside.

Estimate: $300 - $500

Hawkes Cut Crystal Gladys Pattern Decanter

Lot# 22

Estimate: $300 - $500

Lot# 23

Two ABCG Cut Glass Ice Tubs

Approximate dimensions overall: 4 1/2 - 5 1/2 inches high..
Condition: Light scratches to the underside. Miniscule chips to the edges.

Estimate: $300 - $500

Two ABCG Cut Glass Ice Tubs

Lot# 23

Estimate: $300 - $500

Lot# 25

ABCG Cut Glass Ice Cream Dish

Approximate dimensions: 14 1/4 wide x 7 1/2 inches deep..
Condition: A couple miniscule chips to the edge and underside.

Estimate: $300 - $500

ABCG Cut Glass Ice Cream Dish

Lot# 25

Estimate: $300 - $500

Lot# 26

Pair of Cut Glass Candlesticks

Approximate dimensions: 13 1/8 inches high..
Condition: Minimal wear.

Estimate: $400 - $600

Pair of Cut Glass Candlesticks

Lot# 26

Estimate: $400 - $600

Lot# 27

ABCG Cut Glass Compote

Approximate dimensions: 12 1/8 high x 8 7/8 inches diameter..
Condition: Several small chips to the edge.

Estimate: $500 - $700

ABCG Cut Glass Compote

Lot# 27

Estimate: $500 - $700

Lot# 29

Two ABCG Cut Glass Articles, Bread Dish and Knife

Approximate dimensions: Dish 13 1/2 wide x 8 1/2 inches deep, knife 7 1/4 inches long..
Condition: Miniscule chips to edges.

Estimate: $300 - $500

Lot# 31

Two ABCG Bowls

Comprising a Hoare bowl with Webster silverplate basket base, and an ice bucket.
J. HOARE CO 1853 CORING to the basket bowl, Webster marks to the base underside.
Approximate dimensions: Basket bowl 12 3/4 high x 8 3/4 inches diameter, ice bucket 5 1/2 high x 5 3/4 inches diameter..
Condition: Miniscule chips to basket bowl edges and underside.

Estimate: $400 - $600

Two ABCG Bowls

Lot# 31

Estimate: $400 - $600

Lot# 44

19th Century Spode Blue Transfer Tower Footbath

Blue on white transfer, Tower pattern, two handles.
The underside with COPELAND GARRETT LATE SPODE.
Approximate dimensions: 8 high x 19 wide x 12 1/2 inches deep..
Condition: Chip loss to rim exterior. Crazing throughout. Some staining, mainly to the interior. Hairline crack to the edge. Significant wear to the underside.

Estimate: $500 - $750

Lot# 54

Two Navajo Baskets

Round shallow bowl forms, one with figural decoration, the other with geometric motif both four tone including blue and red.
Approximate dimensions overall: 12 - 13 1/4 inches diameter..
Condition: Small break to the figural decorated basket edge. Minor loss to the other basket edge.

Estimate: $300 - $400

Two Navajo Baskets

Lot# 54

Estimate: $300 - $400

Lot# 65

Framed German Renaissance Revival Terracotta Plaque

Depicts people drinking at a tavern in relief.
Impressed mark to reverse reads A. SCHULZE Hof-Ofenfabricant NEUSTRELITZ VM.
Approximate dimensions including frame: 17 1/2 high x 25 inches wide..
Condition: Minor wear to frame includes slight separation to seams. The plaque with no apparent damage.

Estimate: $400 - $600

Lot# 85

Hugo Boss and Max Mara Wool Trenchcoats

Hugo Boss coat with light brown cashmere wool blend, 52 1/4 inches long Max Mara coat with black wool and rabbit blend, size USA 16 both with belts.
Condition: Very light wear overall.

Estimate: $400 - $600

Hugo Boss and Max Mara Wool Trenchcoats

Lot# 85

Estimate: $400 - $600

Lot# 96

Tekke Juval Rug

Woven in reds, cream, dark blue geometric motif throughout.
Approximate dimensions: 4 feet 10 inches x 2 feet 9 inches..
Condition: Some wear to pile, loss to fringe. Apparent repair to corner.

Estimate: $200 - $300

Tekke Juval Rug

Lot# 96

Estimate: $200 - $300

Lot# 103

Moroccan Flat Weave Wool Rug

Three rows of seven medallions woven in red and blue.
Approximate dimensions: 11 feet 3 inches x 7 feet 2 inches..
Condition: Significant wear throughout includes tears.

Estimate: $250 - $350

Moroccan Flat Weave Wool Rug

Lot# 103

Estimate: $250 - $350

Lot# 113

Mid Century Modern Rya Rug

Woven in brown tones.
Approximate dimensions: 5 feet 7 inches x 4 feet 2 inches..
Condition: Minor fraying to both ends. Apparent shag loss to center.

Estimate: $300 - $500

Mid Century Modern Rya Rug

Lot# 113

Estimate: $300 - $500

Lot# 146

Continental Regency Style Brass Brazier

Scalloped base, the brazier with four legs, foliate motif, perforated cover.
Approximate dimensions: 40 1/2 high x 38 inches diameter..
Condition: Some patina and wear throughout.

Estimate: $700 - $1250

Continental Regency Style Brass Brazier

Lot# 146

Estimate: $700 - $1250

Lot# 147

Pair of Marble and Gilt Bronze Columnar Pedestals

Veined black marble, octagonal tops on round column bases, the colyums with gilt bronze Corinthian capitals, brass rings to the base.
Approximate dimensions: 47 3/4 high x 14 1/4 inches diameter..
Condition: Some scratches to the tops. Several repairs, includes the tops and both columns. Minor chips. Both pieces are stable.

Estimate: $2000 - $3000

Pair of Marble and Gilt Bronze Columnar Pedestals

Lot# 147

Estimate: $2000 - $3000

Lot# 174

Contemporary Glass and Metal Occasional Table

Beveled square glass top with red painted metal frame.
Approximate dimensions: 23 high x 32 inches wide and deep..
Condition: Light wear overall. Miniscule chip to glass top corner.

Estimate: $400 - $600

Contemporary Glass and Metal Occasional Table

Lot# 174

Estimate: $400 - $600

Lot# 191

Richard Rackus, Native American Woman

(American, b. 1922),
Native American Woman with Basket,
oil on canvas,
canvas: 27 x 21 inches, framed: 33.5 x 27 inches,
signed lower right.

Estimate: $1000 - $2000

Richard Rackus, Native American Woman

Lot# 191

Estimate: $1000 - $2000

Lot# 253

Bernie Lubell As Etiology - In Structural Evolution

(American b. 1947),
As etiology - In Structural Evolution and 1977 in 1984
Maple, ultracel, springs and possibly clay,
overall: 18-1/2 h x 19 x 12,
Lubell incised in one of the wood supports.
Provenance: Purchased 12/21/1984, SF Arts Commission Gallery.

Estimate: $400 - $600

Lot# 275

George Herms, Wonder Groove, Abstract Sculpture

(American, b. 1935),
Wonder Groove: The Next to Last Head Arrangement 2005,
mixed media sculpture,
overall: 37 x 10 x 10 inches,
signed and dated bottom.
Provenance: Sale to benefit the Triton Museum (Santa Clara CA)
Condition: damages on the upper part. Ask the Fine Art Department for more information.

Estimate: $1000 - $2000

George Herms, Wonder Groove, Abstract Sculpture

Lot# 275

Estimate: $1000 - $2000

Lot# 308

Toshi Yoshida, Spring Birds in Cherry Blossom Tree

(Japanese, 1911-1995),
Spring Birds in Cherry Blossom Tree,
woodblock print in colors,
sight: 20 x 12 inches, framed: 27 x 19 inches,
signed lower right.
Condition: traces of mold on the sheet and on the matting lower right.

Estimate: $300 - $500

Lot# 310

Luigi Kasimir Fleet Street, Heiligen Blut Etchings

(Austrian/Hungarian, 1881-1962),
Fleet Street, and Heiligen Blut, 1924,
etching and aquatints,
sheet (each): 24 x 18.5 inches and 20.25 x 16.25 inches. Framed (each): 28.5 x 23.5 inches and 33 x 27 inches.
each pencil signed.
Condition: Fleet Street shows traces of mold on the bottom and discoloration throughout.

Estimate: $300 - $500

Lot# 343

Pair of Diamond, Sterling Silver Earrings

Each featuring varying shaped rose-cut diamonds, surrounded by round-cut diamonds, set in a blackened sterling silver mounting measuring approximately 25 mm in length. Total diamond weight for the pair is approximately 4.40 cttw.
Gross Weight: 2.3 dwts

Estimate: $1200 - $1600

Pair of Diamond, Sterling Silver Earrings

Lot# 343

Estimate: $1200 - $1600

Lot# 349

Diamond, 18k White Gold Ring

Featuring baguette-cut and round brilliant-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 1.25 cttw., set in an 18k white gold mounting.
Size: 6 3/4, Gross Weight: 4.3 dwts

Estimate: $1500 - $2500

Diamond, 18k White Gold Ring

Lot# 349

Estimate: $1500 - $2500

Lot# 357

Yellow Diamond, Diamond, 18k Gold Ring

Centering one princess-cut yellow diamond weighing approximately 1.01 ct., accented by fifty-eight full-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 0.25 cttw., set in an 18k white gold mounting with yellow gold prongs.
Size: 8 1/4, Gross Weight: 4.8 dwts
Note: Yellow diamond has not been tested for origin of color.

Estimate: $2500 - $3500

Yellow Diamond, Diamond, 18k Gold Ring

Lot# 357

Estimate: $2500 - $3500

Lot# 363

Tanzanite, Tsavorite Garnet, Diamond, Silver Ring

Featuring one cushion shaped tanzanite cabochon measuring approximately 14.2 x 14.6 mm, accented by eight round-cut tsavorite garnets, further accented by round-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 1.50 cttw., set in a blackened sterling silver mounting.
Size: 7 1/2, Gross Weight: 7.2 dwts

Estimate: $500 - $700

Lot# 369

Tanzanite, Diamond, 14k White Gold Ring

Featuring one marquise-cut diamond weighing approximately 0.70 ct., accented by round-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 0.30 cttw., set in a 14k white gold mounting.
Size: 6 3/4, Gross Weight: 1.8 dwts

Estimate: $500 - $700

Tanzanite, Diamond, 14k White Gold Ring

Lot# 369

Estimate: $500 - $700

Lot# 374

Peridot, Diamond, 14k White Gold Ring

Featuring one square step-cut peridot weighing approximately 1.95 ct., accented by full-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 0.30 cttw., set in a 14k white gold mounting.
Size: 7, Gross Weight: 2.1 dwts

Estimate: $500 - $700

Peridot, Diamond, 14k White Gold Ring

Lot# 374

Estimate: $500 - $700

Lot# 376

Emerald, Diamond, 18k Gold Ring

Featuring one oval-cut emerald weighing approximately 2.55 cts., flanked by two half moon-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 0.30 cttw., accented by full-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 0.85 cttw., set in an 18k white gold mounting with yellow gold prongs.
Size: 7, Gross Weight: 4.2 dwts

Estimate: $2500 - $3500

Emerald, Diamond, 18k Gold Ring

Lot# 376

Estimate: $2500 - $3500

Lot# 392

Green Tourmaline, Diamond, 14k Yellow Gold Earrings

Each featuring three emerald-cut green tourmalines, accented by round-cut diamonds, set in a 14k yellow gold mounting measuring approximately 38 mm in length. Total tourmaline weight for the pair is approximately 5.60 cttw. Total diamond weight for the pair is approximately 1.15 cttw.
Gross Weight: 3.2 dwts

Estimate: $900 - $1200

Lot# 394

Emerald, Diamond, 14k Yellow Gold Pendant

Featuring one emerald-cut emerald weighing approximately 2.25 cts., accented by full-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 0.75 cttw., set in a 14k yellow gold mounting measuring approximately 19 x 13 mm.
Gross Weight: 2.0 dwts

Estimate: $1800 - $2500

Emerald, Diamond, 14k Yellow Gold Pendant

Lot# 394

Estimate: $1800 - $2500

Lot# 402

Emerald, Diamond, 18k Yellow Gold Necklace

Featuring six oval-cut emeralds weighing a total of approximately 2.55 cttw., accented by five diamond slices weighing a total of approximately 0.70 cttw., bezel set and linked in 18k yellow gold, completed by a spring ring clasp, forming an 18 inch necklace.
Gross Weight: 1.8 dwts

Estimate: $800 - $1200

Emerald, Diamond, 18k Yellow Gold Necklace

Lot# 402

Estimate: $800 - $1200

Lot# 403

Emerald, Diamond, 14k Yellow Gold Ring

Featuring three round-cut emeralds weighing a total of approximately 0.35 cttw., accented by round-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 0.20 cttw., set in a 14k yellow gold mounting.
Size: 6 3/4, Gross Weight: 1.5 dwts

Estimate: $500 - $700

Emerald, Diamond, 14k Yellow Gold Ring

Lot# 403

Estimate: $500 - $700

Lot# 413

Diamond, 10k Yellow Gold Bracelet

Featuring one hundred full-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 2.00 cttw., set in a 10k yellow gold mounting measuring approximately 6 mm in width, completed by a tongue and groove clasp with figure eight safety, forming a 7 1/2 inch bracelet.
Gross Weight: 11.8 dwts

Estimate: $1500 - $2500

Diamond, 10k Yellow Gold Bracelet

Lot# 413

Estimate: $1500 - $2500

Lot# 415

Diamond, 18k Yellow Gold Jewelry Suite

Including one full-cut and marquise-cut diamond, 18k yellow gold pendant measuring approximately 27 x17 mm one pair of matching diamond, 18k yellow gold screw back earrings measuring approximately 17 mm together with one matching diamond, 18k yellow gold ring, size 9. Total diamond weight for the suite is approximately 8.15 cttw.
Gross Weight: 13.8 dwts

Estimate: $4000 - $6000

Diamond, 18k Yellow Gold Jewelry Suite

Lot# 415

Estimate: $4000 - $6000

Lot# 417

Pair of Sapphire, Diamond, 14k Yellow Gold Earrings

Each featuring one round-cut sapphire weighing approximately 0.05 ct., accented by round-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 0.30 cttw., set in a 14k yellow gold mounting measuring approximately 41 mm in length. Total sapphire weight for the pair is approximately 0.10 cttw. Total diamond weight for the pair is approximately 0.60 cttw.
Gross Weight: 1.3 dwts

Estimate: $500 - $700

Lot# 419

Diamond, 14k Yellow Gold Necklace

Featuring eleven full-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 1.05 cttw., set in a 14k yellow gold mounting, suspended from a 14k yellow gold chain, forming an 18 1/2 inch necklace.
Gross Weight: 3.1 dwts

Estimate: $1000 - $1500

Diamond, 14k Yellow Gold Necklace

Lot# 419

Estimate: $1000 - $1500

Lot# 422

Tanzanite, 14k Yellow Gold Ring

Featuring one oval shaped tanzanite cabochon weighing approximately 4.48 cts., bezel set in a 14k yellow gold mounting.
Size: 6, Gross Weight: 2.5 dwts

Estimate: $500 - $700

Tanzanite, 14k Yellow Gold Ring

Lot# 422

Estimate: $500 - $700

Lot# 424

Kunzite, Diamond, 14k Rose Gold Ring

Featuring one oval-cut kunzite weighing approximately 1.70 ct., accented by round-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 0.30 cttw., set in a 14k rose gold mounting.
Size: 7, Gross Weight: 1.5 dwts

Estimate: $500 - $700

Kunzite, Diamond, 14k Rose Gold Ring

Lot# 424

Estimate: $500 - $700

Lot# 426

Fancy Colored Sapphire, Diamond, 14k Rose Gold Ring

Featuring one pinkish purple pear-cut sapphire weighing approximately 1.14 ct., accented by round-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 0.25 cttw., set in a 14k rose gold mounting.
Size: 6 3/4, Gross Weight: 2.0 dwts

Estimate: $1200 - $1600

Lot# 428

Amethyst, Diamond, 14k Rose Gold Ring

Featuring one oval-cut amethyst weighing approximately 7.60 cts., surrounded by thirty-two full-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 0.60 cttw., set in a 14k rose gold mounting.
Size: 7 1/2, Gross Weight: 3.3 dwts

Estimate: $500 - $700

Amethyst, Diamond, 14k Rose Gold Ring

Lot# 428

Estimate: $500 - $700

Lot# 429

Pair of Diamond, 14k Yellow Gold Tassel Earrings

Designed as tassels, each featuring three full-cut diamonds, set in a 14k yellow gold mounting with white gold strip and measuring approximately 37 x 13 mm. Total diamond weight for the pair is approximately 0.03 cttw.
Gross Weight: 5.0 dwts

Estimate: $500 - $700

Lot# 431

Pair of Diamond, 14k Yellow Gold Earrings

Each featuring round-cut diamonds, set in a 14k yellow gold mounting measuring approximately 55 mm in length. Total diamond weight for the pair is approximately 0.80 cttw.
Gross Weight: 2.1 dwts

Estimate: $600 - $800

Pair of Diamond, 14k Yellow Gold Earrings

Lot# 431

Estimate: $600 - $800

Lot# 497

Chinese Langyao Glazed Ewer

Of cylindrical body decorated with vertical ribbed petals on the shoulder and foot, surmounted by a tall neck with a flared rim opening to a spout, covered overall with a deep copper-red glaze transmuting to pinkish white, and the base incised with Qianlong seal mark.
Height 8.3 inches (21 cm).

Estimate: $600 - $800

Chinese Langyao Glazed Ewer

Lot# 497

Estimate: $600 - $800

Lot# 498

Chinese Langyao Copper-Red Vase

Of baluster shape rising from a splayed foot to a rounded shoulder with a wide neck and flared rim, covered overall with a crimson glaze suffused with deep burgundy spots, fitted with a gilt-bronze stand.
Height 8.6 inches (21.8 cm).

Estimate: $600 - $800

Chinese Langyao Copper-Red Vase

Lot# 498

Estimate: $600 - $800

Lot# 504

Pair of Chinese Ruby Glaze Porcelain Moon Flask Vases

The convex sides molded with Taoist Bagua roundels, flanked by a pair of Qilong dragons on the neck, raised on a shaped foot, the recessed base inscribed with a six-character apocryphal Qianlong mark in underglaze blue.
Height 13 inches (33 cm).
Provenance: From a San Francisco Bay area private collection.
Condition: Glaze losses in various areas.

Estimate: $300 - $500

Lot# 509

Large Chinese Blue and White Porcelain Lotus Charger

The interior roundel is decorated with lotus and surrounded by a band of scrolling flower heads at the well, and the recessed base remains unglazed.
Diameter 15 3/4 inches (40 cm).
Condition: Light wear and scratches.

Estimate: $500 - $800

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