June Lamps, Glass & Fine Jewelry Auction
Totals Over $2.8 Million!

Auction: June 16th & 17th, 2016: 10am

Preview: June 15th, 2016: 9am-5pm

Please Note: All prices include the hammer price plus the buyer’s premium, which is paid by the buyer as part of the purchase price. The prices noted here after the auction are considered unofficial and do not become official until after the 46th day.

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1047
Revised: 6/2/2016

Please Note: Great News! The estimate should be $3,000-$5,000.

14KT CARVED JADE PENDANT.

Centered by a foliate carved jade within a twisted gold and applied wire oval frame. Pin and catch back with pendant loop. Stamped “14K”. Completed by an 18kt yellow gold curb link chain. Jade is accompanied by GIA Cert #2173069696 stating that the jade is of natural color. SIZE: Jade is 37.18mm x 25.61mm x 3.81mm. Overall pendant is 2″ x 1-1/2″. Chain is 20″ l. CONDITION: Very good to excellent. 50452-15 (3,000-5,000) – Lot 1047

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1106
Revised: 6/8/2016

Please Note: Great News! The estimate should be $7,000-$9,000

LADY’S DIAMOND RING.

Centered by an oval cut diamond flanked by baguette and round cut diamonds in a platinum mount. Center diamond weighs approx 1.75cttw. Mounting stamped “10% Irid Plat”. SIZE: 6. CONDITION: Solder evident and signs of wear. 50353-1 (10,000-12,000) – Lot 1106

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1206
Revised: 6/6/2016

Please Note: The smaller ivory handle covered pot is not included in this lot. The ivory on the remaining items is certifiable pre-convention African elephant ivory which is legal for US sale or export. Certain states have more restrictive requirements. NEW ESTIMATE: $1,200-$1,800.

GEORG JENSEN STERLING BLOSSOM TEA SET.

Georg Jensen Sterling silver tea set in blossom pattern has coffee pot, tea pot, creamer and covered sugar with hand formed silver blossoms on lids. Coffee pot, tea pot and creamer are complete with carved ivory handles, each piece is signed on underside “Georg Jensen Sterling Denmark”. SIZE: Coffee pot is 7-3/4″ t. Special Note: This item contains or is made of ivory. Do not bid on this lot unless you have read and agreed to our "Ivory Position Statement" and the "Waiver of Legal and Financial Risk to James D. Julia in regards to your Purchase of an Ivory Object." This information is located in the front section of our catalog. CONDITION: Very good to excellent. 50319-1 IVORY (2,500-3,000) – Lot 1206

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1210
Revised: 6/2/2016

Please Note: Great News! Upon further examination we identified four maker’s marks on the bowl. It is marked with the British standard mark for Sterling, London City. It is marked with the symbol for 1810 (Letter P), and Thomas Daniel’s mark (1775 Reg.).

GEORGIAN GILDED SILVER CENTER BOWL.

Georgian silver center bowl has intricate openwork and chased floral design with four stylized leaf feet and applied floral handles. Bowl carries a gilt finish. Unsigned. SIZE: 13-1/2″ handle to handle. 8-3/4″ d x 5″ t. CONDITION: Very good to excellent with some minor wear to gilding, appears to have been designed to have a liner which is not present. 50319-3 (2,500-3,000) – Lot 1210

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1218
Revised: 6/6/2016

Please Note: Under further examination, there is crazing under the glaze on the interior. There is also a stress line encircling the medallion in the bottom interior of the bowl, it is not visible from the exterior.

WEDGWOOD FAIRYLAND LUSTRE OCTAGONAL BOWL.

Wedgwood Fairyland Lustre octagonal bowl decorated on exterior in Woodland Elves VI – Fiddler in Tree pattern with different scene of elves at play in each panel, all against midnight lustre background. Interior of bowl is decorated in Ship and Mermaid pattern. Signed on underside with Portland vase mark, “Wedgwood Made In England” and “Z4968”. SIZE: 8-5/8″ dia at widest. PROVENANCE: From a private unreserved collection. CONDITION: Very good to excellent. 50379-9 (3,000-5,000) – Lot 1218

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1219
Revised: 6/6/2016

Please Note: Under close examination there is professional restoration to the foot of the bowl with repair cracks visible under direct light from the underside.

WEDGWOOD FAIRYLAND LUSTRE MELBA BOWL.

Wedgwood Fairyland Lustre melba bowl is decorated on exterior in Garden of Paradise pattern against flame lustre background. Interior is decorated in Jumping Faun pattern against flame lustre background. Signed on underside with Portland vase mark, “Wedgwood Made In England”. SIZE: 8″ dia x 5-3/4″ t. PROVENANCE: From a private unreserved collection. CONDITION: Very good to excellent. 50379-4 (3,000-5,000) – Lot 1219

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1229
Revised: 6/8/2016

Please Note: Great News! The punchbowl is actually signed 5 times within the decoration, not 4 as listed in the catalog.

WEDGWOOD FAIRYLAND LUSTRE PUNCH BOWL.

Wedgwood Fairyland Lustre punch bowl is decorated on exterior in Poplar tree pattern against midnight lustre sky. Interior of punch bowl is decorated in Woodland Elves V – Woodland Bridge pattern against daylight sky. Pattern is signed four times with conjoined initials “MJ”. Very few Fairyland pieces were signed, making this somewhat rare. Signed on underside with Portland vase mark “Wedgwood Made in England”. SIZE: 11-1/8″ dia. CONDITION: Very good to excellent. 50395-1 (4,000-6,000) – Lot 1229

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1237
Revised: 6/6/2016

Please Note: Upon close examination, the bowl has professional restoration with cracks found in the bottom of the bowl extending up either side with glaze starting to peel on both interior and underside of bowl.

WEDGWOOD FAIRYLAND LUSTRE ELVES ON A BELL BRANCH BOWL.

Wedgwood Fairyland Lustre bowl is decorated on the exterior with the Poplar Tree pattern against a flame lustre background. The bowl is decorated on the interior with the Elves on a Bell Branch pattern against a mottled light green background. Signed on the underside with a black Portland vase mark, “Wedgwood Made in England”, along with an “S” surrounded by a stylized floral wreath, “Z4968”. SIZE: 9-1/4″ dia. CONDITION: Glaze is beginning to peel in some areas on underside, otherwise good. 48621-4 (2,000-3,000) – Lot 1237

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1294
Revised: 6/15/2016

Please Note: There is a 1/4″ old professional repair on the edge of the gilded foot with minor wear to gilding on either side of the repair.

MT. WASHINGTON ROYAL FLEMISH GUBA DUCKS VASE.

Exceptional Royal Flemish vase, shape #517, has squat bulbous body with elongated neck and deeply cut flared irregular top. The vase is finely decorated with ten Guba ducks around a gilded stylized sunrise set against a light cream satin background with gilded trim. Mouth of vase has swirled burgundy bulls-eye design with gilded accents. Similar vase is pictured in Mt.Washington Art Glass by Betty Sisk, p181. Signed with “RF” logo and “517” on underside. SIZE: 15-1/2″ t. PROVENANCE: From the Unreserved Collection of Mrs. Jackie & the late Dean Ballard. CONDITION: Very good to excellent. 50421-3 (4,000-6,000) – Lot 1294

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1411
Revised: 6/16/2016

Please Note: This morning we discovered a small 3/8″ triangular chip on the shade rim near the Handel mark.

HANDEL NAUTICAL TABLE LAMP.

Handel table lamp has reverse painted shade with Venetian harbor scene showing boats in full sail in harbor looking out to sea with gondola passing between ships. All set against stormy purple, blue and cream colored sky. Signed on interior rim “Handel 7135”. Shade rests on Handel base with round foot decorated with stylized leaf design flowing onto vertically ribbed stem. Base is complete with two socket cluster and pierced fleur-de-lis cap and is done is rich reddish/brown finish. Unsigned. SIZE: Shade is 16″ dia. Lamp is 20″ t. CONDITION: Shade is very good to excellent. Base is very good with scratches and wear to finish. Re-wired with appropriate cloth cord. 50489-8 (2,750-3,750) – Lot 1411

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1426
Revised: 6/9/2016

Please Note: Upon further examination we noticed that one metal strap that covers the glass panel seam has an old rubberized glue repair underneath.

HANDEL METAL OVERLAY BOUDOIR LAMP.

Handel boudoir lamp has metal overlay shade with palm trees and hills on distant shore all set against six bent panels of sunset glass giving shade a wonderful sunset glow when illuminated. Unsigned. Shade rests on an original Handel boudoir base with round platform foot leading to cylindrical stem with cast entwining vines encircling stem which supports three-arm spider and single socket. Metal overlay and base are finished in dark brown. Unsigned. SIZE: Shade is 10″ dia. Lamp is 15″ t. CONDITION: Shade is very good to excellent with some very minor wear to finish. Base is very good with minor wear to finish. Re-wired with contemporary plastic cord. 50514-2 (1,500-2,500) – Lot 1426

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1443
Revised: 6/8/2016

Please Note: After additional examination, we note that two of the metal support bands are separated from the metal aperture ring. Two of the other supports show old solder repair.

LEADED AND METAL OVERLAY TABLE LAMP.

Table lamp attributed to Charles Parker Co. has six caramel slag bent panels with bottom border of leaded glass flowers with heavy metal overlay outlining each of flowers and leaves. Top of shade has cast metal cap with openwork floral design. Unsigned. Shade rests on cast metal base with figure of dragon encircling body of base. Base is supported with round metal platform with incised floral design, complete with two socket cluster and matching floral finial. Base has silvered finish. Unsigned. SIZE: Shade is 19-1/2″ dia. Lamp is 22″ t. CONDITION: Shade is very good to excellent. Base is very good with some wear and discoloration to finish. Re-wired with appropriate cloth cord. 50489-2 (2,750-3,250) – Lot 1443

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2016
Revised: 6/9/2016

Please Note: Great News! 1) The shade is not only marked Tiffany Studios New York but is also numbered 1507! 2) The catalog states the cap is a replacement. It is actually an authentic acid-cut Tiffany cap!

TIFFANY STUDIOS DROPHEAD DRAGONFLY TABLE LAMP.

Outstanding Tiffany Studios table lamp has leaded glass shade with nine dragonflies surrounding bottom edge of shade with heads and wings creating irregular border, this style considered to be the most desirable of the dragonfly pattern. Each dragonfly wing is made of shaded red, green and yellow glass which is covered on exterior with acid etched veining. Dragonfly bodies are rich green glass and each dragonfly has red cabochon glass jewel eyes. Dragonflies are set against nicely mottled green, yellow and cream colored background and shade is further decorated with random dark amber cabochon jewels. Signed on interior rim “Tiffany Studios New York”. Shade rests on large Tiffany Studios tree trunk base with six socket cluster. Base is finished in rich brown patina with strong green and red highlights and complete with replacement heat cap. Signed on underside “Tiffany Studios New York 553.” SIZE: Shade is 22″ dia. Lamp is 32-1/2″ t. PROVENANCE: Christie’s New York, June 2012; Lot #104. CONDITION: Shade is very good to excellent with only few tight hairlines. Base is very good to excellent with some very minor wear to patina. Re-wired with appropriate cloth cord. 50416-1 (125,000-200,000) – Lot 2016

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2053
Revised: 6/2/2016

Please Note: While this lamp is constructed of all Tiffany parts, this lamp base was converted from a smoking stand.

TIFFANY STUDIOS LAMP BASE.

Tiffany Studios cast bronze lamp base has round foot with stylized leaf border at edge and cast flowing stylized leaves in center of foot. Stem has artichoke decoration at bottom and twisted stem leading to six socket cluster and complete with 5″ shade ring. Base is finished in reddish/brown patina. Signed on underside “Tiffany Studios New York 2031”. A similar example sold with shade at Christie’s New York, December 2015, lot #332. SIZE: 24″ t. CONDITION: Very good to excellent. 50501-203 (1,000-2,000) – Lot 2053

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2056
Revised: 6/2/2016

Please Note: Upon further examination, we are attributing the playing card box to Tiffany Studios, but cannot guarantee it is authentic Tiffany.

TWO TIFFANY STUDIOS GRAPEVINE DESK ACCESSORIES.

1) Tiffany Studios stamp box has acid etched Grapevine pattern on four sides and top, all backed by rich green slag glass. Box rests on four bronze ball feet. Box is finished in rich brown patina with green and red highlights. Signed on underside “Tiffany Studios New York”. 2) Tiffany Studios playing card box has acid etched grapevine pattern on front with acid etched pine needle pattern on sides and back. All backed by green slag glass. Box is finished in rich brown patina with green highlights. Unsigned. SIZE: 1) 4″ w x 2-1/4″ d. 2) 3″ w x 3-5/8″ t. CONDITION: Both are very good to excellent. 50501-151 (1,000-1,500) – Lot 2056

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2081
Revised: 6/2/2016

Please Note: Good News! This fixture sold in December, 1998 at Christie’s, Lot #509. In addition, the fixture number is 614-6, not 1614-6.

TIFFANY STUDIOS BLACK-EYED SUSAN HANGING FIXTURE.

Tiffany Studios hanger has large leaded shade with Black-Eyed Susan blossoms with dark brown centers, green leaves and brown stems all against shaded green and cream background. Shade is finished with geometric band around lip in lavender and green striated panels. Shade has bronze beaded trim and top rim. Signed on inside lip “Tiffany Studios New York 1614-6”. Shade is illuminated by six socket cluster with central stem rising to Viking ball with chains supporting shade. Complete with ceiling cap. Hardware unsigned. All done in rich brown patina with green highlights. SIZE: Shade is 28-3/4″ dia. Lamp is approx 52″ from ceiling to bottom of shade. CONDITION: Some tight hairlines, mostly in slender stem panels and somewhat inconspicuous, otherwise very good to excellent. 50526-1 (40,000-60,000) – Lot 2081

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2092
Revised: 6/16/2016

Please Note: The number on the shade should read S5999 NOT S5944.

TIFFANY STUDIOS DESK LAMP.

Tiffany Studios desk lamp has bronze base with round platform foot and cast bronze leaf giving way to curved arm supporting socket and shade ring. Lamp is completed with Tiffany gold favrile shade with stretched and ruffled rim which shades to orange iridescence at top over quilted body. Shade is unsigned but numbered “S5944”. Base has felt pad applied to underside. SIZE: Shade is 4-1/4″ t. Lamp is 12-1/2″ t. CONDITION: Shade is very good to excellent with one minor chip to fitter, which is concealed when shade is in place. Base is very good with minor wear and discoloration to patina. Re-wired with appropriate cloth cord. 50398-11 (2,500-3,500) – Lot 2092

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2174
Revised: 6/16/2016

Please Note: This magnifier is not Venetian but 9th Century pattern.

TIFFANY STUDIOS MAGNIFIER.

Magnifier has cast bronze handle in Venetian pattern finished in rich gold patina. Signed on lens frame “Tiffany Studios 1619”. SIZE: 9″ l. CONDITION: Very good to excellent with some minor wear and discoloration to patina. 50429-43 (1,200-1,500) – Lot 2174

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2179
Revised: 6/15/2016

Please Note: The photo is incorrect. The lot being sold has three arms and the photograph has five arms. The correct image is on the screen and is also available online.

PAIR OF TIFFANY SCONCES.

Pair of Tiffany three-armed sconces have rich gold patina and are fitted with six reproduction gold iridescent lily shades. SIZE: Sconces extend 8-1/2″ from the wall and are 8″ t. CONDITION: Sconces are very good with some minor denting to wall plate. One sconce has some cream colored paint on edge of wall plate and splashed on one shade holder. One shade has been ground at the fitter to fit. 50333-12 (2,500-3,500) – Lot 2179

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2268
Revised: 6/2/2016

Please Note: This is not Loetz as originally cataloged. We believe the vase to be by Fritz Heckert and the décor; Changeant.

LOETZ DECORATED VASE.

Loetz vase has bulbous body with slender neck and flaring, ruffled rim. Vase has platinum iridescent random wavy bands encircling body and neck against an iridescent cranberry background. Unsigned. SIZE: 6-1/2″ t. PROVENANCE: Ex-Minna Rosenblatt Collection. CONDITION: Very good to excellent. 50354-7 (3,000-5,000) – Lot 2268

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2282
Revised: 6/2/2016

Please Note: This is believed to be a Rindskopf and not a Loetz centerpiece bowl as cataloged.

LOETZ CENTERPIECE BOWL.

Loetz bowl is decorated with subtle iridescent green oil spot design shading to purple at rolled and pulled lip. Bowl is housed within ornate bronze frame with stylized dolphin feet and vertically ribbed legs leading to arms that hold bowl in place in form of stylized winged serpents. Bronze stand is finished with gold patina. Unsigned. SIZE: 10″ t x 9-1/2″ dia. CONDITION: Very good to excellent. 50354-9 (3,000-5,000) – Lot 2282

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2375
Revised: 6/16/2016

Please Note: Upon further examination, we note that there is a small internal bruise on the stopper. There is no glass missing.

DAUM NANCY RAIN SCENE STOPPERED BOTTLE.

Diminutive Daum rain scene stoppered bottle has cameo and enameled forest scene of barren trees in driving rain, set against a green, lavender and clear acid-textured background. Signed on the underside in black script “Daum Nancy” with cross of Lorraine. SIZE: 3″ t. PROVENANCE: From an Unreserved Texas Collection. CONDITION: Minor roughness to edges of stopper, otherwise very good to excellent. 50006-72 (1,000-1,500) – Lot 2375

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2383
Revised: 6/16/2016

Please Note: Unfortunately, upon further examination, we now believe this is not a genuine Galle vase as originally cataloged.

GALLE CAMEO GLASS VASE.

Galle vase has red cameo glass trees and shrubs on shore of pond with additional trees and rugged mountains visible in distance. Cameo decoration is done against clear glass background with frosted interior giving a wonderful depth to water and mountains. Clear background gives way to frosted amber sky. Signed on side in cameo “Galle”. SIZE: 6-1/2″ t. PROVENANCE: From an Unreserved Texas Collection. CONDITION: There is band of light scratches across mountains and another vertical band of light scratches across lake, otherwise very good. 50006-46 (700-1,000) – Lot 2383

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2451
Revised: 6/2/2016

Please Note: Great News! The vase is signed “E. Leveille Paris”.

LEVEILLE INTERNALLY DECORATED VASE.

Leveille vase has intricate acid cut back floral design covering entire interior of vase. Clear glass cylindrical body has vertical bands of mottled red, white and maroon. Vase is finished with gilt spray of flowers on front with gilt lip and foot. Unsigned. SIZE: 9-3/4″ t. CONDITION: Very good to excellent with some wear to gilt on lip and foot. 50407-2 (5,000-6,000) – Lot 2451

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2459
Revised: 6/15/2016

Please Note: There are two small open bubbles in the top of the shade that have been polished and appear to have been done at the factory.

Please Note: Upon further examination, we guarantee that the shade is authentic Rousseau, however we can not guarantee that the base is original.

G. ARGY ROUSSEAU BOUQUET NIGHT LIGHT.

Argy-Rousseau night light has egg shaped dome decorated with a bouquet of red and black flowers that when illuminated are a beautiful contrast of rich dark pink petals with bright violet centers. Shade rests on original metal support ring with contemporary replacement supports and feet, rewired with plastic cord and Leviton socket. Similar example pictured in G. Argy Rousseau Glassware As Art by J. Bloch-Dermant, p193, fig 23.20. Signed “Argy-Rousseau” and “France” on shade. SIZE: 5-1/4″ t. CONDITION: Shade is very good to excellent, base as noted in description with minor wear to patina. 50501-127 (6,000-8,000) – Lot 2459

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2489
Revised: 6/15/2016

Please Note: Upon close examination we note that the gold surrounding the rim and the foot is a later addition.

DAUM NANCY WHEEL-CARVED AND MARTELE CAMEO TULIP VASE.

Exceptionally well-executed Daum Nancy cameo vase in baluster form has wheel-carved tulip blossoms in pale blue with stems and leaves of purple, set against a martele finished background of mottled iridescent blue fading to purple. When backlit, the blue tulips and leaves illuminate a rich golden yellow. Vase is further decorated with traces of gilding at foot and rim. Vase is signed on the martele pontil with carved and gilded “Daum Nancy” and Cross of Lorraine. SIZE: 7 3/4″ t. CONDITION: Very good to excellent. 50250-4 (3,000-5,000) – Lot 2489

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2501
Revised: 6/16/2016

Please Note: Although signed as Daum Nancy, we cannot guarantee this to be authentic.

DAUM NANCY FRENCH CAMEO BASKET.

Daum basket has water lilies in burgundy and green set against an etched frosted glass ground with top, bottom and handle having gold accents. Basket is finished with a clear applied handle. Signed on the underside “Daum Nancy” with cross of Lorraine. SIZE: Overall 8″ t. CONDITION: Very good to excellent. 50380-6 (2,000-3,000) – Lot 2501

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2538
Revised: 6/16/2016

Please Note: Upon additional examination, we found slight damage to one of the purple flower’s bud.

DAUM ART DECO WISTERIA VASE.

Daum vase has applied wisteria stems and flowers descending from the neck with brown stems and purple flowers against a mottled peach shading to clear background. Signed on side near the foot with engraved signature “Daum Nancy” with cross of Lorraine. SIZE: 8″ t. CONDITION: Very good to excellent with some minor staining to interior. 50380-20 (1,000-2,000) – Lot 2538

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2553
Revised: 6/2/2016

Please Note: Great News! This exact lamp is pictured in the book “Galle Lamps” by Duncan & DeBartha, pg. 144, plate 7.133.

GALLE FOUR COLOR CAMEO LAMP.

Galle lamp has cameo decoration of flowers, stems and leaves encircling shade and base. Flowers are beautifully detailed with petals shading from purple to periwinkle blue with large spiked leaves of purple and periwinkle and random spiked leaves of light green all against frosted cream colored background. Both base and shade are signed on side in cameo “Galle”. Base is fitted with brass three-arm spider and single socket. SIZE: Shade is 12″ dia. Lamp is 23-1/2″ t. CONDITION: Very good to excellent. 50380-28 (50,000-75,000) – Lot 2553

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