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English Silver Plated Six Piece Tea Coffee Service

Lot# 7

England.brComprising a teapot, coffee pot, kettle-on-stand, covered sugar, creamer, and a large rectangular tray, all with gadrooned borders and gothic script H monograms. Wood handles on both pots and kettle.brAll pieces marked on undersides: S entwined with M within a shield silhouette and separately stamped England. brApproximate dimensions of the tray: 27 1/2 wide x 19 3/4 inches deep..brCondition: Some small areas where plating has worn off showing the copper below, mainly on the tray. The kettle lid does not sit

Estimate: $300 - $500

Three Heintz Copper Vases

Lot# 23

Buffalo, New York.brFirst quarter 20th century.brComprising an urn form vase with a floral branch silver overlay, cylindrical form vase with pine motif silver overlay, and a slender necked vase with a berry branch motif silver overlay.brAll pieces marked on undersides with HAMS in diamond mark, Sterling on Bronze, Pat. Aug 27, 12. Urn form vase with 3697, cylindrical vase with 3659A, slender neck vase with A3684.brApproximate dimensions: Urn form 6 1/2 inches high cylindrical form 6 inches high slender neck 12 inches high.. brCondition: Urn form with a couple small dents, including one to the base which separates the body from the base slightly. Cylindrical piece with a bend to the rim. All pieces with patina and

Estimate: $800 - $1200

Tiffany Studios Bronze Inkwell, Nautical Pattern

Lot# 24

New York.brHinged shell lid on a body decorated with small scenes on all sides depicting various ships, with these panels set in wave surrounds, the body supported by four dolphin-form feet. Good red and green patina. Glass insert.brMarked on underside: Tiffany Studios, New York, 1842.brApproximate dimensions: 3 high x 5 1/8 wide x 4 1/8 inches deep..brCondition: Patina, minor wear to the glass

Estimate: $2000 - $2500

French R. Cogneville Art Deco Style Frosted Glass Vase

Lot# 40A

Wide vase with a slightly raised mouth, decorated with a cascading concentric circle pattern.brMarking impressed into the bottom read Modele Dep. De R. Cogneville, Made in France.brApproximate dimensions: 13 high x 11 1/2 inches diameter..brCondition: Small white deposits which look removable. Two small chips along the inside of the mouth. Light wear to the

Estimate: $250 - $350


Tiffany Yellow Pastel Favrile Glass Centerpiece Bowl

Lot# 53

New York.brCirca 1920-1930.brSlightly scalloped edge with a wide and flat rim, set on a round foot. The bowl is nearly transparent in the center, and transitions to an opaque yellow-green pastel glass rim, with bands of the same color emanating from the center.brMarked on underside: L.C. Tiffany - Favrile, 1928.brApproximate dimensions: 4 high x 15 3/4 inches diameter..brCondition: No apparent chips, cracks, or repairs. Miniscule dark mark to the rim. minor wear to the

Estimate: $1500 - $1800

Framed Icon, Madonna and Child with a Brass Plate Surround, Vladimirin Jumalaniti

Lot# 73

Russia.br19th Century. brThe egg tempera portrait of Mother of God, Vladimir on wood board, with brass-tooled oklad. Painting on board is under glass in bolection wood frame. brStamps to oklad.brApproximate dimensions: Frame 14 high x 12 inches wide, Icon 9 high x 6 3/4 inches wide..brCondition: Icon appears to have been split down the middle and repaired, cracking tot he paint. Some dents, bends, and patina to the

Estimate: $150 - $200

Framed Icon, Christ Pantokrator, Kristus Kakkivaltas, Making the Sign of the Cross

Lot# 74

Russia. brLate 19th Century. brChrist Pantokrator, painted in egg tempera on wood panel, with elaborate gilt-metal enameling surrounding the central figure of Christ. brChr. Pantokrator, toward base, center. The Gospels held open to a page that describes the powers of Christ as almighty and omniscient. brApproximate dimensions: Frame 16 high x 14 1/2 inches wide, Icon 10 high x 8 1/4 inches wide..brCondition: Small crack to the bottom of the icon. Minor paint loss

Estimate: $200 - $250

Icon on Board, Saint Nikolas with Christos and Theotokos, and Four Figures to Corners

Lot# 75

Russian.brPossibly 18th century.brThe icon painted with egg tempera in bright hues on wood panel, standing figures of Guardian Angel Stephen, Saint Ann and Saint Natalya. brIndistinct markings scratched into the side. brApproximate dimensions: 11 high x 9 1/2 inches wide..brCondition: Some chips to the edges, cracking and minor loss to paint

Estimate: $200 - $300


Painted Wood Icon, Mother of God and Christ Child, Theotokos Vladimirin

Lot# 76

Russia.br19th Century.brPainted in egg tempera, the central figures with dark-hued skin, subtle tones of red, green and blue to garments, surrounded by brown banding.brApproximate dimensions: 10 1/2 high x 8 3/4 inches wide..brCondition: Some chips to the edges, cracking to the paint, minor paint loss throughout. br

Estimate: $200 - $250

Art Deco Style Eel Skin Bedframe

Lot# 149

Wood frame, mounted with pale blue eel skin, white shell trim, and pale green vinyl headboard.brApproximate dimensions 32 1/2 high x 645 1/4 wide x 91 inches long..brCondition: Loss to shell trim, marks to vinyl, minor wear to eel

Estimate: $250 - $350

Paul Laszlo Brown-Saltman Drop Leaf Table and Chairs (4)

Lot# 175

Circa 1960.
Paul Laszlo (1900-1993). Maple table with drop-leaves to either side. Straight-sided legs, with incurvate profiles. Comes with additional leaf. Side chairs with two slats to back, over flaring rear legs.
1732 Drop Leaf Table stamped on the bottom.
Approximate dimensions: 28 1/2 high x 39 long x 29 inches wide. Each leaf adds 14 1/2 inches in width..
Condition: Surface wear such as fading to the finish and light surface scratches. Some scuffs around the feet.

Estimate: $150 - $250


Paul Laszlo Brown-Saltman Occasional Wedge Table

Lot# 178

Circa 1955.
Paul Laszlo (1900-1993). Maple table, straight legs, curved top and conforming stretchers.
Brown-Saltman California mark to the bottom, 71 Wedge Table stamped on the bottom as well.
Approximate dimensions: 19 3/4 high x 29 long x 20 inches wide..
Condition: Minor surface wear such as light scratches, scuffs, and finish fading/loss.

Estimate: $150 - $200

John Keal Brown-Saltman Convertible Bar Cart

Lot# 179

United States.
Circa 1955.
John Keal, active mid-20th Century. Maple bar cart on wheels, with gear and lever shift to pop-up a lower level shelf and convert the cart to a table.
78 Tea Cart stamped on the top shelf.
Approximate dimensions: 27 1/4 high x 36 wide x19 1/2 inches deep..
Condition: Minor wear throughout, including scratches and stains to the finish. Wear to the metal surfaces.

Estimate: $150 - $250

Charles and Ray Eames LAX Chair

Lot# 182

Circa 1950. brDesigned by Charles and Ray Eames (1907-1978 and 1912-1988) for Herman Miller. White molded fiberglass seat shell with steel tube legs and support.brApproximate dimensions: 30 1/2 high x 18 wide x 19 inches deep..brCondition: Some discoloration to plastic, minor patina to the metal

Estimate: $450 - $600

Marc Jacobs Leather Handbag

Lot# 196

Burgundy leather exterior, with a purple suede interior. Gilt metal strap and fittings. The bag is perforated. Leather tassels.
Marc Jacobs, Made in Italy tag in the interior.
Approximate dimensions: 9 high x 14 inches wide..
Condition: The leather under the flap is purple, showing the bags original color. It has faded to a nice burgundy. Very minor signs of wear.
With Marc Jacobs purse bag.

Estimate: $400 - $600


Two Ladies Black Purses: Art Deco Revival and Crocodile Leather

Lot# 199

Circa 1980 - 1983.brArt Deco Revival bag is black leather the oversized plastic handles painted with Art Deco style female figures reserved on the flat handle sides. Crocodile example with plastic tortoiseshell and silvered metal handle. Unmarked. brApproximate dimensions: Deco 15 high x 13 inches wide, Crocodile11 1/4 high x 14 3/4 inches wide..brCondition: Minor wear to leather and interiorsbr

Estimate: $400 - $600

Ethno Mycology Material: Maria Sabina and Her Mushroom Velada Book and Related

Lot# 230

The classic text produced by the Mexican healer who introduced psilocybin to the world at large in the late 1950s. Four cassette tapes recording the ceremony in a separate clothbound box, softbound musical score. The hardbound book is bound in tan cloth with a red Mazatec embroidery design.
Condition: Excellent, very minor wear to the musical score.

Estimate: $400 - $600

Bill Graham Handbills and Other Rock Ephemera (12)

Lot# 238

Includes David Singer designed handbills BG-250 and BG-275 Norman Orr designed handbill BG-257/258 Pierre designed BG-270 handbill R. Tuten designed handbill for Bill graham Feb. 1972 multiple shows Jim Marberry designed handbill for Odetta Victoria and Its a Beautiful Day at Pepperland, 3/19-20/1971 handbill, Mark Behrens designed postcard handbill for Steve Miller, John Lee Hooker, etc. at Pepperland, 3/5-6/1971 Commander Cody with Dan Hicks 7/1/72 Berkeley Community Theatre handbill Carson Morris designed handbill for San Francisco International Pop Festival 1968 Handbill postcard for Spencer Davis, Dan Hicks, Country Weather at Pepperland 2/26-27/71 Hanbill for Tower of Power, Redwing, and Roger Collins at Pepperland 1/22/71 Program for Moody Blues and Tom Rush at the Bekrley Community Theatre 4/2/70.brCondition: Very good overall. Minimal yellowing to the edges of BG-250. Very minor corner damage and edge scuffs to BG-275, with similar condition to BG-257/258 and BG-270. Yellowing to the edges of Commander Cody playbill, with small folds to the corners. Two small tears to the bottom and a small crease to the Marberry playbill. Pinhole and corner fold/wear to Steve Miller bill, with small spots of discoloration. Very minor edge wear to SF International Pop Festival bill. Very Minor corner wear to Spencer Davis bill. Darkening to Moody Blues

Estimate: $300 - $400

Twelve Handbills by David Silver for Bill Graham at Fillmore West

Lot# 239

Includes BG-246 with The Byrds, Albert King, etc. 1970 BG-260 with Lee Michaels, Albert King, and Atlee 1970 BG-223 with Ten Years After, Buddy Rich, etc. 1970 BG-221 with Blues Butterfield Band, Savoy Brown. ect. 1970 BG-225 with Chicago, James Cotton, etc. 1970. BG-220 with Jack Bruce, Johnny Winter, etc. 1970 BG-224 with Its a Beautiful Day, Chuck Berry, etc. 1970 BG-253 with Bo Diddley, Lightning Hopkins, etc. 1970 BG-254 with Procol Harum, Poco, and Mungo Jerry 1970 BG-211 with Chicago, Guess Who, Seals Croft 1969 BG-238 with John Sebastian, Buddy Miles, Rig 1970 BG-241 with Traffic, Steve Winwood, etc. 1970.brCondition: BG-246 with very minor corner wear, slight yellowing around the edges. BG-260 with two pinholes, minimal corner wear, 40 in sharpie to reverse corner. BG-223 with minimal corner wear, miniscule spots, 23 in sharpie to reverse corner. BG-221 with minimal corner wear, 22 in sharpie to reverse. BG-225 with very minor edge and corner wear, 24 in sharpie to reverse corner. BG-220 with crease marks, minor scuffing to the black areas, minor corner and edge wear, 21 in sharpie to reverse corner. BG-224 with five pinholes, small stains, minor yellowing around the edge, minimal corner wear. BG-253 with multiple pinholes, two with tears to the top, minor edge and corner wear, 35 in sharpie to reverse corner. BG-254 with pinhole, 36 in sharpie to reverse. BG-211 with minimal corner wear, slight yellowing to the edges, 19 in sharpie to reverse corner. BG-238 with minimal corner wear, 28 in sharpie to reverse corner. BG-241 with minimal corner wear, slight yellowing around the edges, 31 in sharpie to reverse

Estimate: $300 - $400


Fourteen Handbills, Bill Graham and Other Various

Lot# 240

Includes seven designed by David Singer for Bill Graham, BG-208 Sly Stone at Winterland 1969, BG-259 Savoy Brown at Fillmore West 1970, BG-266 Free at Fillmore West 1971, BG-256 The Kinks and Elton John at Fillmore West 1970, BG-217 Country Joe at Fillmore West 1970, BG-232 Lee Michaels at Fillmore West 1970, BG-233 Spirit at Fillmore West 1970 Lee Conklin for Bill Graham BG-156 Creedence Clearwater at Fillmore West 1969 Norman Orr for Bill Graham BG-247 Santana at Fillmore West 1970 Tuten for Bill Graham BG-200 Crosby Stills Nash and Young at Fillmore West 1969 M.T. Behrens for Mother Productions with Doctor Hook, Country Weather, etc. at Hayward Theatre 1972 Pink Floyd pyramid card Brad Johannsen for KSFX 1037 FM advertisment Genesis 1 Film Evolution card.brCondition: BG-208 with creasing, small scuffs, and wear with no holes or tears, 18 in sharpie to the reverse side corner. BG-259 with pinhole, minimal corner wear, 39 in sharpie on the reverse corner. BG-266 with minimal corner wear, 45 in sharpie to reverse corner. BG-256 with very slight yellowing, small stain, minimal corner wear, 37 in sharpie on reverse corner. BG-217 with very minor crease marks and corner wear, 20 in sharpie on reverse corner. BG-232 with very minor corner wear, some surface mark, 25 in sharpie to reverse corner. BG-233 with minimal edge and corner wear, 27 in sharpie to reverse. BG-156 with Very minor corner wear and crease mark. BG-247 with crease from a fold in the middle, minor corner and edge wear, 33 in sharpie to reverse. BG-200 with very minor corner wear, pinhole and two staple holes, 15 in sharpie to reverse corner. Pink Floyd with two creases, minor corner folds. KSFX with minimal edge wear, Genesis 1 with scuffs, corner tear, pibhole with tear, corner

Estimate: $300 - $400

Fillmore Handbills including Uncut BG-51 and BG-52 (7)

Lot# 241

1967-1969. brIncludes Wes Wilson designed uncut BG-51/52 Lee Conklin designed BG-163 and BG-172 R. Tuten designed BG-204, BG-195, BG-203, and Halloween Winterland Canned Heat 1968 handbill Weisser designed BG-120.brCondition: Minimal wear to edges, very good

Estimate: $400 - $600

Rolling Stones 94/95 World Tour Voodoo Lounge Devil Masks

Lot# 243

Mask-shaped printed paper in red and white. (13)brRolling Stones logo on forehead, World Tour 94/95 Voodoo Lounge - October 31, 1994, Oakland Stadium printed on tabs at the bottom of the masks.brApproximate dimensions: 14 high x 7 3/4 inches wide..brCondition: Near

Estimate: $400 - $600

Bill Graham Fillmore West Posters Moby Grape, Buffalo Springfield, 1967 (2)

Lot# 248

1967. brBoth posters designed by Wes Wilson for concerts at the Fillmore West in 1967. BG-56 and BG-61. brWes Wilson Copyright 1967 by Bill Graham:56: West Coast Lithograph Co., San Francisco. brApproximate dimensions: BG-61 21 1/2 high x 14 inches wide, BG-56 21 high x 13 3/4 inches wide..brVery minor creasing to outer margin, Moby Grape. Springfield appears to be mint. Both have excellent strong, bright colors with no additional creases, tears or losses. br

Estimate: $300 - $400