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November 16, 17 & 18 Annex Auction


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Collection of Four Asian Multi-Stone, Enamel, Silver-Gilt Jewelry Items

Lot# 90

Including one multicolored enamel, turquoise cabochon, silver-gilt fan shape filigree brooch with a butterfly motif measuring approximately 48 x 70 mm one multicolored enamel, silver-gilt fan shaped filigree brooch with fish and ribbon motif measuring approximately 42 x 50 mm one purple and blue enamel, silver-gilt filigree pendant with Chinese characters measuring approximately 21 x 20 mm together with one amethyst cabochon, silver-gilt filigree pendant measuring approximately 22 mm.
Gross Weight: 16.9 dwts
Note: Minor loss to enamel, one stone missing.

Estimate: $150 - $250


Lenox Porcelain Celeste Pattern Partial China Set, With Additional

Lot# 284

Mid 20th century.
Celeste set comprising twelve dinner plates, twelve salad plates, twelve bread and butter plates, twelve cups and saucers, and a gravy boat with attached underplate. Additional pieces comprising two gilt rimmed small decorative bowls, and a silver gilt rim elongated decorative bowl.
All pieces marked on undersides.
Approximate dimensions: Dinner plates 10 1/2 inches diameter, salad plates 7 3/4 inches diameter, bread plates 6 1/4 inches diameter, saucers 6 inches diameter, cups 2 high x 4 inches diameter, gravy boat 3 3/4 high x 8 1/2 wide x 5 1/2 inches deep, low decorative bowl 2 3/4 high x 8 3/4 wide x 3 5/8 inches deep, high decorative bowl 5 1/2 high x 6 1/2 wide x 2 7/8 inches deep, silver trim bowl 3 1/2 high x 15 1/2 wide x 5 1/2 inches deep..
Condition: Minimal wear.

Estimate: $70 - $100

Four Porcelain Snuff Bottles

Lot# 285

Including a blue and white figural snuff bottle a plum tree snuff bottle a foo lion snuff bottle a famille rose figural snuff bottle.
Tallest: 3 1/4 inches (8.3 cm).

Estimate: $200 - $300


Two White Ground Sleeve Bands

Lot# 307

Both embroidered with polychrome threads depicting peonies, a bat holding a ruyi scepter and another bat holding a double happiness symbol.
Longest: 24 1/2 inches (62.2 cm).

Estimate: $100 - $150


Heriz Carpet

Lot# 662

Large central navy and cream medallion on a rust ground navy main border with beige inner and outer borders geometric foliate motif throughout.
Approximate dimensions: 11 feet 5 inches x 8 feet 6 inches..
Condition: Very minor moth evidence to one corner.

Estimate: $250 - $400


Neoclassical Style Beaux Arts Brass and Onyx Floor Lamp

Lot# 752

Two lights onyx base included round white shade.
Approximate dimensions: 66 1/2 inches high..
Condition: Patina to the brass, light chipping to the onyx, small stains and some fraying to the shade.

Estimate: $150 - $250


Chippendale Style Carved Mahogany Parcel Gilt Mirror

Lot# 766

Carved gilt phoenix to the crown gilt trim to the frame interior inlaid star to the mirror bottom.
Approximate dimensions: 34 1/2 high x 18 1/4 inches wide..
Condition: Later mirror section, gilt has likely been retouched, some apparent cracking and repair to the applied carvings on the outside of the frame, one piece is broken off but available for repair.

Estimate: $150 - $200


Edward Bowdish The Spring in Winter oil on canvas

Lot# 818

(American b.1856)
The Spring in Winter
Oil on canvas.
17 x 14 inches frame: 24 1/4 x 21 1/2 inches.
Signed lower left: Edward R Bowdish.
Inscriptions: Exhibition label verso: Young Art Association The Spring in Winter Edward R Bowdish 299 South Broadway, Yonkers, NY Price: 85.00.
(Condition: Not examined under black light. Would benefit from a cleaning. Please contact Fine Arts department for full condition report and additional images.)

Estimate: $60 - $90


Unidentified Artist: Two Paintings of Landscape

Lot# 838

Both mounted scrolls, ink and color on paper, inscribed, signed with seals, framed and glazed.
Image: 41 3/4 x 13 inches (106 x 33 cm) each Frame: 47 x 18 inches (120 x 45.7 cm).
Not examined out of the frames.

Estimate: $150 - $200



Lot# 890

Estimate: $20 - $30


Empire Style Parcel Ebonized Cabinet

Lot# 896

Six central drawers, six with glass fronts, the other with inlaid fan flanked by gilt metal accented ebonized engaged columns with six drawers on either side.
Approximate dimensions: 62 1/2 high x 61 wide x 20 inches deep..
Condition: Top central drawer wit loss to the edges, repair to one front foot corner, some light surface marks throughout.

Estimate: $250 - $400


Three Gangso Mobler Mid-Century Modern Teak Low Tables with Inset Tile Tops

Lot# 899

Coffee table and a pair of end tables.
Gangso Mobler A/S Made in Denmark stamped in red to one end table underside.
Approximate dimensions: Coffee table 16 high x 49 wide x 29 1/2 inches deep, end tables 19 high x 27 3/4 inches wide and deep..
Condition: Light surface wear, some minor fading and stains to the finish.

Estimate: $250 - $400


Victorian Yew and Elm Plank Seat Turned Armchair

Lot# 922

Late 19th century.
With turned slat back on turned legs.
J.C. 163 impressed on the seat verso.
Approximate dimensions: 36 high x 26 wide x 23 inches deep..
Condition: Surface wear and wear to the finish throughout.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Venetian Green Painted Parcel Gilt Side Chair

Lot# 923

Fiddle back pink and green stripe upholstered seat/
Approximate dimensions: 46 high x 23 wide x 22 inches deep..
Condition: Some paint and gilt loss, evidence of previous insect damage throughout.

Estimate: $150 - $200



Lot# 1240

Estimate: $10 - $20


Victorian Chinoiserie Tole Tea Canister, Converted to Lamp

Lot# 1357

Yellow painted canister with gilt bands, painted with a scene depicting two young people catching fish at a dock on a gilt reserve.
Approximate dimensions including provided harp: 34 1/2 high x 11 1/4 wide x 9 inches deep..
Condition: Minor wear and patina throughout, significant gluing where the lamp is attached to the cannister.

Estimate: $100 - $200


Japanese Jeweled Cloisonn and Carved Teak Walking Stick

Lot# 1362

Inset cloissone plaques inlaid brass inset stones incised painted decoration small gilt metal chain.
Approximate dimensions: 36 inches high..
Condition: The handle is loose. Some of the brass inlay has come out. Light surface wear.

Estimate: $150 - $200


White Coral Specimen

Lot# 1366

In the form of a round bowl.
Approximate dimensions: 9 1/2 high x 15 inches diameter..
Condition: Dirt residue throughout.

Estimate: $150 - $250


After Rembrandt Tis Vinnich Kout posthumous etching

Lot# 1548

(Dutch 1606-1669)
Tis Vinnich Kout
Etching, posthumous printing.
Sheet: 4 1/2 x 2 1/2 inches Frame: 12 3/8 x 10 3/8 inches.
Bears signature, date and title in the image along the top: Rembrandt 1639 Tis Vinnich Gout.

Estimate: $250 - $400


Aesthetic Japanesque Bamboo Cabinet

Lot# 1613

Bamboo frame red and black lacquer painted decoration the mirrored back over three short drawers below is a central single glazed door cabinet flanked by two shelf spaces.
Approximate dimensions: 71 high x 50 wide x 17 inches deep..
Condition: Significant surface wear including loss to the lacquered finish. Loss to pull on central drawer.

Estimate: $150 - $250


English Arts Crafts Linen Press with Brass Strap Hardware

Lot# 1614

Two doors open to reveal pull-out shelves and two small drawers.
Approximate dimensions: 53 1/2 high x 38 1/4 wide x 26 1/2 inches deep..
Condition: Some wear to the top, additional surface wear throughout.

Estimate: $150 - $200


Persian Style Wool Rug

Lot# 1634

Central medallion on a red ground dark blue main border dense floral motif throughout.
Approximate dimensions: 13 feet 3 inches x 9 feet 9 inches..
Condition: Minor fading to one corner, minor fraying to the edges, light wear overall.

Estimate: $150 - $200


19th Century Indonesian Timor Island Beaded Lime Container

Lot# 1643

Circa 1890.
Bamboo, multi-colored glass trade beads, cork, and organic fiber tasseled beaded carrying handle to the side 4 beaded tassels hang from the bottom.
Approximate dimensions: 3 3/8 inches high..
Condition: Some patina and wear from use.

Estimate: $40 - $60


French Socit Franaise de Fabrication de Bb Jouets Bisque Doll

Lot# 1652

Glass eyes painted features short strawberry blonde hair
Marked VC, S.F.B.J., 252, Paris to the back of the head.
Approximate dimensions: 19 inches high..
Condition: Light wear to painted features, clothes with minor wear, small scuffs to the bisque.

Estimate: $150 - $200

19th Century Naga Head Hunter Warriors Sea Shell Beaded Necklace

Lot# 1653

Circa 1890.
The shell decorated in incised circular patterns with black incised circles in the center of each incision on the shell approximately a 30 inch long strand of yellow, white, and blue padre glass trade beads and 2 hand-cut larger black glass trade beads terminate the piece at the collar.
Red David Howard Tribal Art sticker, 948A catalogue number,
Similar examples can be found in The Nagas by Julian Jacobs pages 326, 330 and 331.
Condition: Patina to the shell and beads.

Estimate: $200 - $300


Two Chinese Pottery Items

Lot# 1656

The first, a conical bowl with a pair of loop handles, supported on a short splayed foot, covered overall in a thick glaze of olive-green color ending above the foot revealing the buff stoneware body the second, a rounded rectangular brush washer raised on four tall cabriole legs, applied with twin posts terminating in beast masks at the neck, molded to each main side with a four-petal flower, the base further decorated with a molded floral design, the unglazed interior, base, and legs have burnt orange in the firing.
Diameter of the first: 4 1/2 inches (11.5 cm).

Estimate: $200 - $300


Arts Crafts Style Oak Bed with Attached Bench

Lot# 1663

The bench acting as a footboard, brown leather cushion.
Approximate dimensions: 30 1/2 high x 65 wide x 102 inches long..
Condition: Some minor surface wear to the leather, light wear to the wood.

Estimate: $150 - $200


Famille Rose Figural Jar with Wood Lid

Lot# 1664

The ovoid body with a recessed base, one side depicting an elder reading a scroll and three young attendants under a pine tree in a garden setting, the other side inscribed with a poem wishing happiness and longevity, signed with a seal, wood lid with a teardrop-shaped finial.
Height: 11 inches (27.9 cm).

Estimate: $200 - $300


Naga Head Hunter Warriors Textile Shoulder Bag

Lot# 1669

Circa 1900-1920.
Pigmented textile bag terminates in 9 matching polychrome pom-poms.
Red David Howard Tribal Arts sticker 920A catalogue number.
Approximate dimensions: 28 high x 16 inches wide..
Condition: Very light wear.

Estimate: $75 - $100