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

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Asian Art

Lot# 120

Spinach Jade Bowl

By descent from the Kaumheimer family, Stuttgart, Germany.

Lot# 122

Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Dragon Snuff Bottle

Of flattened ovoid form rising to a short neck with a flat lip, supported on an oval foot ring, finely enameled with a sgraffito sea wave motif against a white ground, each side bearing a dragon with black-enameled eyes striding through cloud scrolls.
Height: 3 inches (7.6cm).
Minor chips to the rim and base.

Lot# 122

Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Dragon Snuff Bottle

Of flattened ovoid form rising to a short neck with a flat lip, supported on an oval foot ring, finely enameled with a sgraffito sea wave motif against a white ground, each side bearing a dragon with black-enameled eyes striding through cloud scrolls.
Height: 3 inches (7.6cm).
Minor chips to the rim and base.

Lot# 125

Four Porcelain Snuff Bottles

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).

Lot# 125

Four Porcelain Snuff Bottles

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).

Lot# 145

Two White Ground Sleeve Bands

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).

Lot# 145

Two White Ground Sleeve Bands

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).

Lot# 177

Two Chinese Ceramic Tea Bowls

Comprising a Jianyao type brown and black glaze conical tea bowl with leaf decoration to the interior and a sky blue glaze crackle ground tea bowl.
(Diameter of largest: 5 1/2 inches (14 cm).

Lot# 177

Two Chinese Ceramic Tea Bowls

Comprising a Jianyao type brown and black glaze conical tea bowl with leaf decoration to the interior and a sky blue glaze crackle ground tea bowl.
(Diameter of largest: 5 1/2 inches (14 cm).

Lot# 178

Cambodian Bronze Head

By descent from the Kaumheimer family, Stuttgart, Germany.

Lot# 704

Two Framed Fu Lu God Embroidery Panels

The first depicting the god of prosperity Lu with a ruyi scepter, clad in a red officials robe, his characteristic winged headgear elegantly detailed with couched gold-wrapped thread the second with the god of happiness Fu wearing a scholars dress, holding a scroll in his left hand. Both mounted and framed.
Height x width: 27 1/2 x 21 1/4 inches (68.6 x 54 cm) each.

Lot# 704

Two Framed Fu Lu God Embroidery Panels

The first depicting the god of prosperity Lu with a ruyi scepter, clad in a red officials robe, his characteristic winged headgear elegantly detailed with couched gold-wrapped thread the second with the god of happiness Fu wearing a scholars dress, holding a scroll in his left hand. Both mounted and framed.
Height x width: 27 1/2 x 21 1/4 inches (68.6 x 54 cm) each.

Lot# 1021

Two Turquoise Ground Embroidered Dragon Panels, Framed

Each decorated similarly with a pair of embroideries depicting a dragon chasing a flaming pearl, surrounded by lingzhi clouds and four bats above crashing waves, two pairs of vertical embroideries with a phoenix holding a blooming peony branch in its beak.
Height x width: 66 x 30 inches (167.5 x 76 cm) 32 x 30 inches (81.5 x 76 cm).
Condition: Some staining, fading, and fraying.

Lot# 1021

Two Turquoise Ground Embroidered Dragon Panels, Framed

Each decorated similarly with a pair of embroideries depicting a dragon chasing a flaming pearl, surrounded by lingzhi clouds and four bats above crashing waves, two pairs of vertical embroideries with a phoenix holding a blooming peony branch in its beak.
Height x width: 66 x 30 inches (167.5 x 76 cm) 32 x 30 inches (81.5 x 76 cm).
Condition: Some staining, fading, and fraying.

Lot# 1717

Chinese Cloisonne Water Pipe and Vases

Comprising: a pair small cloisonne vases with floral design with wood bases and a cloisonne enameled water pipe.
Water pipe approximately 13 inches tall.

Lot# 1717

Chinese Cloisonne Water Pipe and Vases

Comprising: a pair small cloisonne vases with floral design with wood bases and a cloisonne enameled water pipe.
Water pipe approximately 13 inches tall.

 

Books and Manuscripts

 

Ceramics and Glass

Lot# 126

Lenox Porcelain Celeste Pattern Partial China Set, With Additional

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.

Lot# 126

Lenox Porcelain Celeste Pattern Partial China Set, With Additional

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.

 

Collectables

 

Decorations

Lot# 141

Two Continental Plated Brass Art Nouveau Trays

Early 20th century.
Both trays decorated with a hammered art nouveau floral motif, and accented with female faces to both ends. The smaller tray has a handle and a round foot, the larger tray with four curved feet.
Approximate dimensions: Larger tray 2 1/2 high x 14 1/4 wide x 9 inches deep, smaller tray 2 1/4 high x 9 5/8 wide x 5 1/2 inches deep..
Condition: Some loss to plating mainly on the smaller tray, light tarnish throughout.

Lot# 141

Two Continental Plated Brass Art Nouveau Trays

Early 20th century.
Both trays decorated with a hammered art nouveau floral motif, and accented with female faces to both ends. The smaller tray has a handle and a round foot, the larger tray with four curved feet.
Approximate dimensions: Larger tray 2 1/2 high x 14 1/4 wide x 9 inches deep, smaller tray 2 1/4 high x 9 5/8 wide x 5 1/2 inches deep..
Condition: Some loss to plating mainly on the smaller tray, light tarnish throughout.

Lot# 673

Pakistani Wool Complete Camel Bag

In deep red and blue tones with cream trim.
Label to corner.
Approximate dimensions: 70 x 30 1/2 inches..
Condition: Minor wear overall, a few loose ends.

Lot# 673

Pakistani Wool Complete Camel Bag

In deep red and blue tones with cream trim.
Label to corner.
Approximate dimensions: 70 x 30 1/2 inches..
Condition: Minor wear overall, a few loose ends.

Lot# 788

E. Howard No 5 Style Banjo Clock

With pendulum.
E. Howard Co / Boston to the dial.
Approximate dimensions: 29 long x 11 wide x 3 3/4 inches deep..
Condition: Very light wear overall.

Lot# 788

E. Howard No 5 Style Banjo Clock

With pendulum.
E. Howard Co / Boston to the dial.
Approximate dimensions: 29 long x 11 wide x 3 3/4 inches deep..
Condition: Very light wear overall.

 

Dolls and Toys

 

Ethnographic Art

Lot# 577

Samoan Carved Wood Model Boat

Incised decoration to the sides.
Approximate dimensions: 49 1/2 long x 3 wide x 4 1/2 inches high..
Condition: Wear to the finish, crack to the front.

Lot# 577

Samoan Carved Wood Model Boat

Incised decoration to the sides.
Approximate dimensions: 49 1/2 long x 3 wide x 4 1/2 inches high..
Condition: Wear to the finish, crack to the front.

Lot# 1767

Brighton Mutongwizo, Carved Serpentine Figural Sculpture

Brighton Mutongwizo (Zimbabwean, B. 1975), figure in a rough stone surround.
Signed B. Mutongwizo to the base.
Approximate dimensions: 21 inches high..
Condition: Some minor surface marks.

Lot# 1767

Brighton Mutongwizo, Carved Serpentine Figural Sculpture

Brighton Mutongwizo (Zimbabwean, B. 1975), figure in a rough stone surround.
Signed B. Mutongwizo to the base.
Approximate dimensions: 21 inches high..
Condition: Some minor surface marks.

 

Fine Art

Lot# 674

Michael Provart Richard Reclining charcoal

(American 20th century)
Richard Reclining
Charcoal on paper.
Sheet: 22 1/8 x 29 7/8 inches.
Signed initials and dated lower right: MP 9989.

Lot# 674

Michael Provart Richard Reclining charcoal

(American 20th century)
Richard Reclining
Charcoal on paper.
Sheet: 22 1/8 x 29 7/8 inches.
Signed initials and dated lower right: MP 9989.

Lot# 722

Itzchak Tarkay Femme Fatale silkscreen

(Israeli 1935-2012)
Femme Fatale
Silkscreen.
Sight: 37 x 27 1/4 inches Frame: 48 3/5 x 38 1/2 inches.
Signed lower right: Tarkay and numbered lower left: 243/300.
(Please contact Fine Art Dept. for full condition report.)

Lot# 722

Itzchak Tarkay Femme Fatale silkscreen

(Israeli 1935-2012)
Femme Fatale
Silkscreen.
Sight: 37 x 27 1/4 inches Frame: 48 3/5 x 38 1/2 inches.
Signed lower right: Tarkay and numbered lower left: 243/300.
(Please contact Fine Art Dept. for full condition report.)

Lot# 729

Brook Temple Ballerina ink wash

(American 20th century)
Ballerina
Ink wash on paper.
18 1/2 x 21 3/4 inches.
Signed and dated lower right: B. Temple 92.

Lot# 729

Brook Temple Ballerina ink wash

(American 20th century)
Ballerina
Ink wash on paper.
18 1/2 x 21 3/4 inches.
Signed and dated lower right: B. Temple 92.

Lot# 745

Edward Bowdish The Spring in Winter oil on canvas

(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.)

Lot# 745

Edward Bowdish The Spring in Winter oil on canvas

(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.)

Lot# 754

In the style of Albert Bierstadt Rustic Mill oil on canvas

(American 1830-1902)
Rustic Mill
Oil on canvas.
27 1/8 x 34 1/8 inches.
Unsigned.
CONDITION: In overall fair condition, damage to the tree and into the mountain on the right half of the canvas, canvas has been relined with areas of missing paint. Craquelure throughout.

Lot# 754

In the style of Albert Bierstadt Rustic Mill oil on canvas

(American 1830-1902)
Rustic Mill
Oil on canvas.
27 1/8 x 34 1/8 inches.
Unsigned.
CONDITION: In overall fair condition, damage to the tree and into the mountain on the right half of the canvas, canvas has been relined with areas of missing paint. Craquelure throughout.

Lot# 774

Kurt Craemer 2 Figures mixed media on paper

(German 1912-1961)
Three Figures and Reclining Figure
Mixed media on paper.
Including frame: 21 1/2 x 28 inches. Sight: 11 3/4 x 17 7/8 inches Frame: 26 1/8 x 31 1/4 inches.
Signed and dated upper right: Craemer 54. Signed and dated lower right: Craemer 54.
CONDITION: In overall good condition. Reclining Figure has significant foxing throughout the sheet. Both pieces would benefit from being re-framed. Neither was examined out of the frame

Lot# 774

Kurt Craemer 2 Figures mixed media on paper

(German 1912-1961)
Three Figures and Reclining Figure
Mixed media on paper.
Including frame: 21 1/2 x 28 inches. Sight: 11 3/4 x 17 7/8 inches Frame: 26 1/8 x 31 1/4 inches.
Signed and dated upper right: Craemer 54. Signed and dated lower right: Craemer 54.
CONDITION: In overall good condition. Reclining Figure has significant foxing throughout the sheet. Both pieces would benefit from being re-framed. Neither was examined out of the frame

Lot# 776

Continental School Harbor scene oil on canvas

(Early 20th century)
Ships in Harbor
Oil on canvas.
23 1/4 x 31 inches Frame: 27 1/4 x 35 1/2 inches.
Signed lower right: Hansen.
CONDITION: In overall good condition. The varnish has yellowed with visible pressure dents from the stretcher bars. The canvas has loosened. No visible holes or abrasions to the paint was not examined under black light.

Lot# 776

Continental School Harbor scene oil on canvas

(Early 20th century)
Ships in Harbor
Oil on canvas.
23 1/4 x 31 inches Frame: 27 1/4 x 35 1/2 inches.
Signed lower right: Hansen.
CONDITION: In overall good condition. The varnish has yellowed with visible pressure dents from the stretcher bars. The canvas has loosened. No visible holes or abrasions to the paint was not examined under black light.

Lot# 781

Yehan Wang Wall Series 149 acrylic on canvas

(Chinese b. 1959)
Wall Series 149
Acrylic on canvas.
24 x 36 inches.
Signed, titled and dated verso.
COA from artist gallery verso.

Lot# 897

ROY AHLGREN Peaks and Dusk and Dawn Serigraphs

(American 1927-2011)
Peaks and Dusk and Dawn
Serigraphs.
Both sheets measure: 15 x 19 3/4 inches.
Both signed, dated, titled and numbered.

Lot# 1049

Randall Sexton Landscape oil on colored paper

(American b. 1958)
Landscape
Oil on colored paper.
Sheet: 6 3/8 x 8 1/4 inches Frame: 11 5/8 x 13 1/4 inches.
Signed lower right: R. Sexton.

Lot# 1049

Randall Sexton Landscape oil on colored paper

(American b. 1958)
Landscape
Oil on colored paper.
Sheet: 6 3/8 x 8 1/4 inches Frame: 11 5/8 x 13 1/4 inches.
Signed lower right: R. Sexton.

Lot# 1572

Group of 3 Roy Ahlgren Unframed Serigraph Prints, Op Art

(American 1927-2011)
Sanctuary, Mayan and Al Khubar
Serigraphs (unframed).
Sheet: 20 x 19 7/8 inches. Sheet: 15 x 19 3/4 inches. Sheet: 19 7/8 x 15 inches.
Signed and dated l/r, titled in the center and numbered 67/150 l/l. Signed and dated l/r, titled in center and numbered 53/150 l/l. Signed and dated l/r titled in center and numbered 34/150 l/l.

Lot# 1629

Jean Negulesco Still life oil on canvas

(American / Romanian 1897-1993)
Still Life with Pot
Oil on canvas.
23 3/4 x 17 3/4 inches.
Signed lower right: J. Negulesco.

Lot# 1629

Jean Negulesco Still life oil on canvas

(American / Romanian 1897-1993)
Still Life with Pot
Oil on canvas.
23 3/4 x 17 3/4 inches.
Signed lower right: J. Negulesco.

Lot# 1656

William Ritschel Picnic Under the Eucalyptus Trees watercolor

(American 1864-1949)
Picnic under the Eucalyptus Trees
Watercolor sketch.
Sheet: 6 7/8 x 9 5/8 inches Frame: 19 7/8 x 22 1/2 inches.
Signed lower left: W. Ritschel.
CONDITION: In overall good condition, when examined out of the frame the sheet is not laid down but is held in place with corner protectors on each corner. No tearing or visible abrasions to the sheet. Perforation marks at the top of the sheet as if torn out of a sketch book.

Lot# 1656

William Ritschel Picnic Under the Eucalyptus Trees watercolor

(American 1864-1949)
Picnic under the Eucalyptus Trees
Watercolor sketch.
Sheet: 6 7/8 x 9 5/8 inches Frame: 19 7/8 x 22 1/2 inches.
Signed lower left: W. Ritschel.
CONDITION: In overall good condition, when examined out of the frame the sheet is not laid down but is held in place with corner protectors on each corner. No tearing or visible abrasions to the sheet. Perforation marks at the top of the sheet as if torn out of a sketch book.

Lot# 1665

After Rembrandt Tis Vinnich Kout posthumous etching

(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.

 

Furniture

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