Hyperion, New York, 2008. We are the Ship: The Story of Negro League Baseball first edition, Hardcover book with dust jacket, dedication in pen to opening pages, additional signatures scattered throughout. Condition: Dust cover with some bends and stress around the edges. Light wear overall.
Jim Schock, Life is a Lousy Drag 1st Edition Booklet
Unicorn Publishing Co., San Francisco, 1958. Life is a Lousy Drag first printing, Soft cover beat booklet, Jack Shinsky() in pen to the cover the book is a commentary on the beat generation. Condition: Some spotting, staining, and wear to the cover. Pages with very minor darkening.
Pine chest with iron hardware painted to top, sides, and front with floral panels on blue ground, on tapered square feet. Approximate dimensions: 23 high x 52 1/4 wide x 22 1/2 inches deep.. Condition: Surface wear throughout. Loss to paint throughout, but significant loss to the top. Missing lock mechanism. Previous insect damage.
Ochre upholstery the rounded crown rail terminating in foliate roundel carvings scrolled foliate carved arms, claw feet with fruit and foliate carving. Approximate dimensions: 35 high x 87 wide x 26 inches deep.. Condition: Stains, tears, wear to upholstery throughout. Scuffs and wear to carving, minor chips. Loss to casters.
Exuberant French Neo-Renaissance Buffet A Deux Corps
19th century. The top section with a three glazed door cabinet, red upholstered shelving and interior the base with two drawers, three single door cabinets, and a shelf space the piece carved in the manner of Henri II. Approximate dimensions: 106 high x 75 wide x 25 inches deep.. Condition: Minor surface wear throughout. Minor loss to crown carving, and several other pieces. Horizontal crack across the base with fill-in.
White marble top, carved rosewood body. Approximate dimensions: 38 high x 63 wide x 24 inches deep.. Condition: Marble top with hairline cracks and light chips to edges. Light wear to the frame overall.
19th century. White marble top, over the carved rosewood frame with single drawer, on casters. Approximate dimensions: 30 1/2 high x 47 1/4 wide x 19 inches deep.. Condition: Staining and wear to the marble top. The frame with minor wear overall. Alexandre Roux (1813-1886). Born and trained in France, Roux emigrated to New York in the 1830s and by the 1850s, his workshop employed over 100 men. His style of Rococo Revival was particularly popular in New Orleans, as being well suited in Franco American taste.
American Renaissance Secretary Attr. to Thomas Brooks
Cabinet top section with double glazed door cabinet and two shelf spaces the cylinder desk base with single drawer and two door cabinet below burl panels and carved decoration. Approximate dimensions: 95 high x 37 1/2 wide x 25 1/2 inches deep.. Condition: Some surface wear throughout including scratches. Loss to carved piece on base, with the piece being available.
The top section with two-door cabinet flanked by galleried shelf spaces above single door cabinets, carvings to door panels the base with three drawers, central two-door cabinet flanked by single door cabinets on either side. Approximate dimensions: 89 high x 78 wide x 27 inches deep.. Condition: Loss to three feet, with piece. Additional apparent spare piece for crown. Small loss to crown. Wear to base finish. Some surface wear throughout. Two additional detached pieces available.
(American, 1844-1919), Landscape, oil on canvas board, (Approximate dimensions - sight: 18.75 x 25 inches, framed: 25.75 x 32.25 inches), signed lower right. Condition: Craquelure throughout the canvas
(American, b. 1945), The Power of Light, 1986, acrylic and mixed media on canvas, (Approximate dimensions - 63.25 x 53 x 13 inches), signed and titled verso. Note: The pieces that are roped are movable.
(Mexican, b. 1972), Arcquero, 2002, oil on canvas, (Approximate dimensions - sight: 39.25 x 47.5 inches, framed: 44 x 51.5 x 2.25 inches) signed and dated lower right, titled and dated inscribed verso.
(Mexican, b. 1972), La Torre de la Sabiduria, 2002, oil on canvas, (Approximate dimensions - canvas: 19.75 x 19.75 inches, framed: 24.5 x 24.5 inches) signed and dated lower right, titled and dated inscribed on canvas verso.
(French, 1833-1916), Belgium, oil on canvas, (Approximate dimensions - 12 x 10.25 inches, framed: 17.5 x 15.5 inches) signed lower left and dated indistinctly 1872 at lower left titled and named on plaque titled and named on canvas verso. Condition: Four punctures located on top center. Craquelure and surface dirt throughout the canvas.
(British, 1910-1974), A Huntsman in Pinks on a Gray Horse, oil on board, (Approximate dimensions - board: 12.75 x 16 inches) framed signed lower left. Provenance: Private Collection, Sussex England, passed to current owner through descent. Label verso from E. Stacy Marks LTD, Fine Art Dealers East Sussex, England.
Phil Tognazzini, Ropers and Caballada, two etchings
(American, b. 1956), Ropers, A/P, (Approximate dimensions - sight: 13.5 x 3.25 inches, sheet: 14.75 x 4.25 inches, framed: 21.5 x 10.5 inches) and Caballada, A/P, (Approximate dimensions - sight: 3.75 x 11 inches, framed: 11.75 x 18.5 inches) etchings titled lower right and signed lower right. Condition: Surface dirt and foxing on verso mats.
Harold Lukens Doolittle, Monterey Veterans, drypoint
(American, 1883-1974), Monterey Veterans, 1928, drypoint, (Approximate dimensions - sight: 6.75 x 8.5 inches, framed: 14.75 x 18.75 inches) signed and dated lower left on plate, titled lower left and signed lower right, inscribed lower left center: To Leona and Burt, Wishing you much happiness.
Thomas Hart Benton, Wreck of the Ol 97, lithograph
(American, 1889-1975), Wreck of the Ol 97, lithograph, (Approximate dimensions - sight: 10.25 x 14.75 inches, sheet: 14 x 17 inches, matted: 17.5 x 21.25 inches) titled, signed in plate and signed in pencil lower right inscribed lower left, To the Dennis Murphys, big and little, artists, poets, musicians and good... Papermark: Made in France. Condition: Paper yellow toned at the exposed sight.
(American, 20th Century), Pick Up Sticks, (Approximate dimensions - sight: 16.75 x 16.5 inches, sheet: 28.5 x 21.75 inches) and In Clover, (Approximate dimensions - sight: 27.75 x 19.75 inches, sheet: 29.75 x 22.25 inches) monotypes, both edition 1/1 and titled lower left and signed lower right in pencil.