Annual Summer Fine Art, Asian & Antiques Auction
Totals Over $5.2 Million!

Auction: August 24th, 25th & 26th 2016: 10am

Preview: August 23rd, 2016: 9am-5pm and August 24th, 25th & 26th 2016: 8am-10am

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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1215

ABASTENIA ST. LEGER EBERLE (American, 1878-1942) “GIRL WITH ROLLER SKATE” ALSO CALLED “ROLLER SKATING” OR “ROLLER SKATER”.

Bronze Signed on top of base “A.L.S. Eberle”, also signed on side “B. Zoppo Foundry.N.Y.” Brown patina REFERENCE: Full page image of this bronze on page 28 of “Rediscoveries in American Sculpture” by Conner & Rosenkranz NOTE: To our knowledge we have not found this example sold or offered in recent auction history SIZE: 13″ h x 11-1/4″ from finger tip to finger tip CONDITION: Very good, figures right forearm and hand has been professionally replaced and nearly undetectable 50613-1 (10,000-15,000) – Lot 1215

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1216

RENEE SINTENIS (American/German, 1888-1965) “AUSSCHLAGENDES FOHLEN”.

Bronze Mounted to a marble rectangular slab Signed “RS” on side of hoof REFERENCE: Illustrated on page 31 of the book “Renee Sintenis” by Hannah Kiel, 1935. A copy of this book accompanies the work SIZE: Bronze: 4-1/4″ h x 6″ l PROVENANCE: Acquired in Germany, by descent to our consignor CONDITION: A wonderful spotted verdigris patina from being on a window sill in St. Martin 50414-2 (6,000-9,000) – Lot 1216

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1232

PABLO PICASSO (French, 1881-1973) VASE WITH GOATS.

White pottery vase decorated with running goat looking back at a tree, opposing side with bust of abstract goat, impressed date 6.6.52. beneath a blue rayed sun, all above an abstract row of grass comprised of brown brush strokes Underside stamped and impressed ‘Madoura Plein Feu / Empreinte Originale De Picasso’ Literature: Picasso’s Ceramics, by Georges Ramie, see Ref # item Ramie 167 illustrated on pg 167 SIZE: 7-3/8″ h x 9-1/4″ dia CONDITION: Light faint crazing visible around exterior of vase and also in glazed area within foot, otherwise good 50642-2 (5,000-7,000) – Lot 1232

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1262

CARL KAUBA (American/Austrian, 1865-1922) “FRIEND IN NEED”.

Bronze Mounted onto a rose marble base Signed on side of rock on bronze “Kauba”, also “Geschutzt” SIZE: Bronze: 19″ h x 16″ at widest. Base: 4-1/2″h x 10-1/4″ sq PROVENANCE: Acquired by artist, through descent of family to our consignor CONDITION: Very good, surface dirt 50389-20 (12,000-15,000) – Lot 1262

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1544

ERIC THORSEN (American, 1967-) TWO WORKS: “LITTLE BROOKIE” & BIRD IN FLIGHT.

Polychrome bronze Both mounted to molded edge wood bases Signed “Eric Thorsen 1996 59/150” & “Eric Thorsen 2000 2/475″ SIZE: Total: 12″ h and 14-1/2” h CONDITION: Back top fin on brookie has chipping, otherwise very good 50512-12 (1,500-2,000) – Lot 1544

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2002

COVERED SILVER URN BY HESTER BATEMAN.

The 8-1/4″ h urn standing on a splayed foot ending at a beaded rim and having original dome cover. Decorated around the body with draperies of vines and flowers holding a central crest containing a figure in banner which reads “Furth Fortune”. Hallmarked on the underside and dated 1784/5. Weight: 10 tr. oz. SIZE: See description. CONDITION: Wear to the chased design. A few shallow dents in the body. 50557-5 (3,000-4,000) – Lot 2002

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2007

LARGE HANDLED SILVER CAKE BASKET BY WILLIAM PLUMMER.

The 15″ w basket in oval form with hinged handle and delicate openwork border. The foot surrounded by a beaded edge. Hallmarked around the rim and dated 1782/3. Weight: 45 tr. oz. SIZE: See description. CONDITION: Very good. 50557-10 (2,200-3,200) – Lot 2007

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2011

GEORGIAN STERLING TANKARD BY EDWARD FENNELL.

London, 1795/6 & 1792/3. The tankard having double bands of narrow ribs, flat top with reticulated, thumb-lift and gold wash interior. A family crest having a serpent head with key in mouth and banner above “Faitheul More Faitheul”. SIZE: 7″ h. TOTAL WEIGHT: 28 tr oz. CONDITION: Very good. 50557-14 (1,000-1,500) – Lot 2011

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2029

IMPORTANT AMERICAN COIN SILVER COVERED SUGAR URN BY JOSEPH RICHARDSON, JR.

Joseph Richardson, Jr. (1752-1831), Philadelphia, PA. This finely executed urn-shaped covered sugar bowl has a square base, tapered body, removable cover that terminates in a fine modeled urn. Four “JR” hallmarks to base. The body having a triple script monogram “JAR”. SIZE: 10-3/4″ h x 5″ d. TOTAL WEIGHT: 17 tr. oz. CONDITION: Very good. 50276-3 (4,000-6,000) – Lot 2029

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2030

SILVER CANN BY BENJAMIN BURT.

The 5-1/4″ h cann with applied leaf cap scrolling handle and standing on a splayed foot incised in the front with “Gardner B. Perry” and the date “1783”. Marked on the underside “Benjamin Burt”. Weight: 11 tr. oz. SIZE: See description. CONDITION: Overall very good with a few shallow dents in the body. 50557-12 (3,000-4,000) – Lot 2030

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2040

FINE HACKNEY HORSE MOLDED COPPER WEATHERVANE.

Late 19th century, American. This well proportioned example with sheet copper ears and mane and with molded tail. Good verdigris surface shading to yellow sizing. Now offered with museum stand. SIZE: 24″ h x 31″ l. CONDITION: With old re-solder repair to tail and with restoration to ears. Slight seam separation on head and forelegs, otherwise very good with very good surface. 50848-2 (8,000-12,000) – Lot 2040

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2121

FINE AND RARE TWO GALLON SALT-GLAZE JUG WITH BLUE DECORATION.

Late 19th, early 20th century, probably New York. This fine example with exuberant decoration of a floral filled basket in underglazed blue beneath the incised numeral “2”. SIZE: 13-1/2″ h CONDITION: Shallow chip on interior of opening. Small loss to glaze on base of flower, right side facing. Area has been colored in with blue marker. Otherwise very good. 50584-3 (2,000-2,500) – Lot 2121

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2159A

EXTREMELY FINE MINIATURE PENNSYLVANIA WALNUT DOWER CHEST.

Late 18th-early 19th century, Pennsylvania. Probably made and given as a token of love and used as a sewing chest. This example shows a complete mastery of the wood joiners art, and the ability of the craftsman. The rectangular through-mortised pinned and molded top secured with handmade folded and tinned iron hinges, fitted to the dovetailed case which has a pair of aligned drawers with thumb molded edges alternating with carved diamond panels, above the molded base raised on well proportioned dovetailed bracket feet. The interior of the chest fitted with a lidded till and four joined compartments designed for sewing notions. The whole constructed with rose and “T” head nails and wooden pins. The secondary wood of this piece is poplar. SIZE: 9″ h x 14-3/4″ w x 6-1/4″ d. CONDITION: Very fine original and intact condition with beautiful patina and color. Top has a minor remnant of a water ring, very small repair at base of proper right front corner facing. 50839-9 (6,000-8,000) – Lot 2159A

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2191

HERCULANEUM POTTERY LIVERPOOL PITCHER WITH SHIP AND SHIPBUILDERS POEM TRANSFER.

The cream ware pitcher has a large black transfer of a three-mast ship in full sail sailing right to left with an American flag. Other side with a round black transfer of the shipbuilding poem with two scenes. Under the spout, is the seal of the United States below which is “HERCULANEUM POTTERY LIVERPOOL”. There is a gold band at top and bottom areas. SIZE: 8-1/4″ h. PROVENANCE: Private Maine/Texas Collector. CONDITION: Very good with minor & small professional repair to underside of spout. 50012-101 (1,500-2,500) – Lot 2191

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2192

MASONIC LIVERPOOL JUG.

Jug features a Masonic transfer on one side showing various Masonic symbols along with statue topped pillars. The opposite transfer is a polychromatic decorated ship with the US flag flying. Jug features several smaller transfers around the top, including a square and compass, a protractor and crossed pens with knotted ribbon. Under the spout is an oval wreath with the name “Benjn. and Sally Tripp.” Below that wreath is another with the script initials “JE”. Under the ship is a large Masonic square and compass with the triangle and “G” in the center. Under the handle is a spread wing American eagle. SIZE: 12-1/4″ h x 10″ at widest. CONDITION: Jug is unrestored but has several significant body cracks, some nearly surround the jug. No chips noted, but minor roughness around the rim. 50803-3 (1,200-1,800) – Lot 2192

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2248

RARE PILGRIM CENTURY TABLE TOP LIGHTING STAND.

Mid 17th to early 18th century, New England. This good early example in oak and maple with central rectangular post mounted to a thick block base with chamfered edge, the uppermost post with ascending serrated edge surmounted by a crude diamond finial. The wedged adjustable wishbone shaped horizontal burner arm with carved circular cup now with candle. NOTE: This lighting device may originally have been intended for an early grease lamp. SIZE: 25-1/2″ h. CONDITION: Outstanding untouched crusty old surface fully operable and without restoration. 50576-39 (1,500-3,000) – Lot 2248

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2258

RARE BLUE PAINT DECORATED LEATHER FIRE BUCKET.

Early 19th Century American. Bucket in original robin’s egg blue paint, with red painted rim and base with original black leather handle. Bucket marked “E.A. SMITH” in fine calligraphy within a white and yellow band with scrolling leaf tips. SIZE: Overall 17-1/2″ h. CONDITION: Strong, dry painted surfaces. Name is somewhat age obscured but legible. All stitching is original. Very fine, untouched condition. 50576-19 (2,000-4,000) – Lot 2258

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2302

FINE & RARE PAINTED DECORATED CANDLE BOX.

Circa 1793. Northumberland County, PA. Made by John Keller as inscribed in pencil on bottom of box. Box fitted with a sliding top with chamfered edge and half moon thumb pull. Top and front panel decorated with polychrome and gilt floral arrangement in classical urn vase with crosshatch decoration. The ends polychrome decorated with stylized tulips. Back of the box and bottom are undecorated. SIZE: 6″ h x 11-1/4″ l x 6-3/4″ d. CONDITION: Dry, crusty paint surfaces remain intact. Front and side panels with vibrant palette. Sliding top is age darkened and muted. Top with old seam crack repair. Otherwise good overall. 50588-3 (800-1,200) – Lot 2302

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2322

RARE FRISIAN CARVED BOX WITH GENTLEMAN IN TAILS.

Second half 18th century, possibly Pennsylvania. Small rectangular fruitwood carved box, the lid scratch carved with full figure of a gentleman in tails, flanked by carved rondels within floral carved border. Dovetailed box carved overall with flowering plants and flying butterflies and insects. End panels similarly carved. SIZE: 3-3/4″ h. 8″ l. 3-3/4″ d. CONDITION: Areas of hasp, hinges and nail heads are age-blackened. Surfaces with appropriate wear and with good mellow patina. Good overall. 50641-28 (2,000-3,000) – Lot 2322

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2343

PAIR OF REUBEN DOW FIRE BUCKETS.

Circa 1806. Nantucket, Massachusetts. Pair of polychrome paint decorated leather fire buckets marked “Reuben Dow July 1806”. Painted on banners within scrolling polychrome borders, centering a cartouche decorated with a displayed eagle; all on an indigo ground, the top and bottom rims in brick-red paint. Each originally fitted with leather handles. NOTE: Reuben Dow is the son of Henry (1741-1802) and Abigail Dow (born 1737. Reuben Dow born February 6, 1774 in Nantucket. SIZE: 13″ h x 9″ dia. PROVENANCE: From the Mayhew-Pinkham-Coleman Family Estate of Nantucket, Massachusetts. These families and their descendants were a part of the original families on Nantucket Island, with roots in the 17th century. CONDITION: Painted surfaces show effect of wear and aging. The figure of the eagle within the cartouche appears to be intact, although greatly darkened. One handle present but detached. Second handle absent. 50779-3 (5,000-7,000) – Lot 2343

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2346

PAIR OF FINE AND RARE PAINTED LEATHER FIRE BUCKETS FROM THE COLEMAN FAMILY OF NANTUCKET MASSACHUSETTS TOGETHER WITH DOCUMENTS OF CAPTAIN HENRY COLEMAN.

19th century, Nantucket, Massachusetts. The matched pair of leather fire buckets marked “J-COLEMAN 1821 NO. 1. AND NO. 2”. Each in an original green-gray paint with brick-red trim and black leathering. We believe these fire buckets belonged to John Franklin Coleman 1788-1863 of Nantucket. Additionally, a treasury department document from the Office of General Superintendent U.S. Life-Saving Service to Captain Henry Coleman of Nantucket dated Sept 27, 1889. The letter acknowledges the donation of a parcel of land to be used as a site for a life-saving station at Great Neck, Nantucket Island. A second document, a ships manifest agreement for the schooner Sacremento. This document declares the names of six members of the crew aboard the schooner on a voyage from San Francisco to the Sandwich Islands and return. Signed and dated November 6, 1850 and addressed to Captain Henry Coleman. SIZE: Fire buckets: 14″ h x 8-1/2″ dia. PROVENANCE: From the Mayhew-Pinkham-Coleman Family Estate of Nantucket, Massachusetts. These families and their descendants were a part of the original families on Nantucket Island, with roots in the 17th century. CONDITION: The fire buckets retain original paint, handles are present but detached, wear and abrasion throughout. Each of the 2 documents are legible and in fair to good condition. The ships manifest with areas of insect damage to paper, not in areas of text. 50779-2 (4,000-6,000) – Lot 2346

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2402

LARGE WHIMSICAL WHIRLIGIG OF A POLICE OFFICER.

Second half 19th century, American. The figure carved from pine with a stylized conical element. Facial features with eyes, nose and pronounced lips and chin joined to the body carved from the solid. Arms pivoting on iron rod originally carved with extended forearms, now mostly absent. Figure originally carved with helmet, uniform tunic, trousers and boots mounted on a cross member support swiveling on an iron rod. The whole on a conical wood stand in red paint with a stenciled letter “S” in mustard paint. SIZE: 46″ h overall x 12″ w x 7″ d. CONDITION: Old if not original painted surfaces remain visible but heavily weathered and appear untouched with losses and cracks to helmet with losses to brim and weathered cracks. Face with loss of nose. Arms with losses to forearms as noted. Loss to front of right foot. 50552-6 (2,000-3,000) – Lot 2402

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2438

FINE CARVED, GILT, AND PAINT DECORATED FIGURE OF VENETIAN BLACKAMOOR.

Mid-19th century, Italy. This well decorated and carved figure dressed in period costume with gold gilt highlights, green floral neckerchief, and floral sash, wearing floral decorated and gilt tights, standing on the bow of a gondola. Mounted on a cylindrical molded pedestal with socle raised on claw feet with acanthus returns, gilt and floral decorated. SIZE: 34″ h. CONDITION: Torch in upraised right hand missing flame, old repair to right forearm at wrist, object held in left hand is absent, the bow sprit of gondola with small seam split and slight damage, end of open gondola section with bite mark damage, top molding of pedestal with old repair, leaf element of foot with old damage, painted and gilt surfaces remain clear and vibrant with age patina and light soiling. Minor abrasions throughout, most notably to head scarf. 50588-1 (1,000-1,500) – Lot 2438

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2446

INLAID WALNUT WILLIAM AND MARY DOCUMENT BOX.

Hinged lid box with original hardware and open interior, inlaid scroll decoration with three petal flowers with diamond accents, decorated on 4 sides and top, dovetailed box having molded edge base with small turned feet which is a replacement. SIZE: 6″ h x 15-1/2″ w x 11″ d. PROVENANCE: Estate of Siro R. Toffolon, of Old Lyme, CT. CONDITION: Base a replacement, some cracks in lid, some old repair, good. 50335-1 (800-1,200) – Lot 2446

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2458

SCULPTURE OF EAGLE & DOVE BY MARK HOLLAND.

Carving depicts a large bald eagle preying on a white dove with talons piercing the doves back. Both birds with glass eyes. Marked on underside “By Mark Holland Slough Road, Brewster, MA” and dated “74”. SIZE: 19-1/4″ h. CONDITION: Few small splits in the wood, otherwise very good. 50308-1 (800-1,200) – Lot 2458

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3017

GILROY ROBERTS (American 1905-1992) “THE GREAT AMERICAN EAGLE”.

Cast sterling silver on wood plinth, mounted on a tapered side black wood plinth with artist and title plaque. On back of base “109/200 Sterling”, underneath wing is copyright “FM 75”. Monogrammed “75” limited edition of 200 cast in sterling silver by the Franklin Mint. WEIGHT: Approximately 240 tr. oz. SIZE: 14-3/4″ h overall. 11-1/4″ h (eagle only) x 19-1/2″ w across wings. PROVENANCE: Private Maine/Texas Collector. CONDITION: Very good. 50012-113 (3,000-5,000) – Lot 3017

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3025

ROOKWOOD ART POTTERY FAIENCE WATER FOUNTAIN.

The sculptured pottery fountain marked on the inside of the base “Rookwood Faience 1281″. The number 1281 was a number utilized for architectural shapes. The fountain in the form of a standing nude boy standing on a sphere wrapped with a wave which cradles his legs. The fountain nozzle protrudes from him upturned mouth. Green matte finish which has weathered over time because of outdoor use. This could be a stand along fountain or could have been used as a side fountain on a large circular fountain as illustrated on page 102 in the Book of Rookwood Pottery by Peck. SIZE: 30-1/2″ h, Base 10″ x 10”. CONDITION: One tip of wave missing, the base having edge chipping, uneven finish due to outdoor use. 50567-16 (1,500-2,500) – Lot 3025

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3038

EXTREMELY IMPORTANT & MONUMENTAL LE FUNI URN BY GIO PONTI, 1927.

The large tapered vase having two ribbed side handles and fold over mouth rim. Cream background with horizontal decoration of ropes and knots. The bottom rim edge signed “Gio Ponti 1927”. The bottom signed “Ginori, 985 Made in Italy” and remnants of a paper label “985/214”. Gio Ponti created this decoration specifically for this vase form in the summer of 1926 and in a letter dated Aug 13, 1926 he noted … “having approved on the 4th of this month the decoration of the large vase with ropes, please arrange its execution for I could see it accomplished at the end of this month. We need to have two of these vases ready for a symmetric display at the exhibition” (referring to the III Monza Triennal, 1927 in which a pair of these vases were exhibited). It is stated that there are two other examples of this design known, one original in the Lauro Collection which is now in a private collection in Verona, and the second is in a private collection in Genoa. LITERATURE: L. Manna, Gio Ponti, Le Maioliche Milan, 2000, pp. 206-207, Cat. No. 73 (example illustrated). SIZE: 19″ h x approximately 16″ dia. PROVENANCE: Paul Tudor Jones II Collection; Christie’s London 2010; Private collection Italy; Private collection Canada; thence by descent. CONDITION: Inside and top rim have multiple chips, the handles having glaze chips, some minor glaze chips to body, otherwise very good. 49941-45 (50,000-100,000) – Lot 3038

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3050

FABULOUS RUSSIAN-STYLE ENAMEL KVOSH AND FRENCH LIMOGES FRAMED ROUND PLAQUE.

1) 6″ long x 2-1/2″ high kvosh having brilliant enamels in blue, green, white and red. Four large gold enamel petals on interior and unmarked silver back. A very unusual feature is that some of the enamel work on the edges and handle are visible from both sides and when lit from the bottom provide a stain glass effect. Certainly first half of the 20th century or earlier. 2) Round, enamel plaque of a young girl shoulder/bust wearing a blue headscarf and gold and red dress. It is signed on the front “FG”. Housed in a French brass colored frame with ribbon and basket of flower crest. SIZE: Enamel: 2-1/2″ diameter. Overall: 6-1/2″ x 4-1/2″. CONDITION: Kvosh: very good. Frame: enamel is very good. 50647-17 (600-700) – Lot 3050

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3051

INTERESTING ENAMEL AND JEWELED SILVERED BRONZE COMPOTE.

Eastern European, possibly Russian. This small size compote with intricate designs and embellishments as follows: 4″ diameter red glass dish with top rim mounting in silvered metal, having inset shell and turquoise beads. The two handles are topped by a half-winged woman, the wings in white enamel. She rests on a green and black enameled surround. The top of her head set with a light green stone. Below this, is a cast figure of a nude woman wrapping around a C-scroll. The shaft having a single figure of a nude woman (Eve) holding a branch. The support of the top is a snake. Eve stands amongst flower leaves and the flowers are of single pearl-like beads. Eve has a necklace of three red stones (possibly rubies). The cylinder shape of base supported by four legs which are made of a woman ending in claw-feet. The base having jade colored beads and red tones, the hub decorated with blue and green enamel. The four posts inset with what appears to be emerald and ruby stones. No mark found, probably last half of the 19th century. SIZE: 8″ h x 7″ w. CONDITION: There are bends to some of the elements. The stones have been untested and some are rough. 50389-26 (800-1,200) – Lot 3051

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3066

FINE PAINTED & CARVED NORTHWEST COAST RAVEN MASK.

1920’s. The mask adorned with feathers, a red felt back flap, and a pull which articulates the opening & closing of the jaw. The jaw having leather hinges and a rolled cloth neck cushion. Colors of red, green & black. SIZE: 13″ l x 5″ h. CONDITION: Carving & paint are very good. 50656-1 (2,000-2,500) – Lot 3066

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3171
Revised: 8/23/2016

Please Note: There is a tab missing from the base of the bank.

CAST-IRON LIGHTHOUSE MECHANICAL BANK.

Circa 1891, American. This fine original example of a lighthouse and keeper’s house. Bank designed on rockwork with a hexagonal base with two slots for coins. The slot in roof functions as a still bank, while the second at the top of the tower acts as a mechanical bank. Round button at the top of the tower accepts the coin into the tower upon being pushed. The stack of nickels can be seen through the window apertures at the top of the tower, and the bank can be opened from below when it is full, having taken 100 nickels. SIZE: 10-1/4″ h. 6-1/4 ” dia. CONDITION: Original surface, paint on the tower with abrasions and spot losses throughout. Mechanics appear in good working order. Very good overall. 50316-1 (2,500-3,500) – Lot 3171

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3175

RARE DOORSTOP OF AN AFRICAN AMERICAN MAN SEATED ON COTTON BALE.

Circa 1920, American. This cast iron and white metal doorstop of unknown foundry manufactured in a two-piece hollow full bodied casting. Reference: The Doorstop Book, Smith, Page 218. SIZE: 9″ h x 7″ l x 5″ w. CONDITION: Very minor paint abrasions notably on figures knees and arms. With spot paint loss in these areas. Very good untouched condition. 50576-8 (2,000-4,000) – Lot 3175

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3177

CAST IRON DOORSTOP OF A STANDING BUTLER.

Circa 1920, Bradley & Hubbard Foundry, Meriden, Connecticut. This fine example in a half round casting depicting a butler in formal attire standing on a parquet floor. Stamped “B&H” on bottom of base. Fittings for bumpers on rear of base. Reference: The Doorstop Book, Smith, pg 209. SIZE: 11-1/2″ h. CONDITION: Original paint with minor wear, very good untouched condition. 50576-10 (1,500-2,500) – Lot 3177

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3237

RARE CAST IRON CLOWN DOORSTOP.

Circa 1920, Pennsylvania. Cast at the Hubley Foundry, Lancaster, Pennsylvania. The double sided flattened full bodied casting on integral plinth base. Reference: The Doorstop Book, Smith, pg 227. Doorstops, Identification & Values, Bertoya, see front cover illustration and additionally pg 48. SIZE: 10-1/4″ h. CONDITION: Retains original vibrant paint in nearly as new condition, possibly used a shelf piece, with very minor abrasions. 50576-53 (2,000-3,000) – Lot 3237

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3518

RED CORAL CARVING OF STANDING FIGURE.

20th century, China. Depicts a woman wearing a flowing robe and holding basket of flowers against her side. A small dog rests at her feet. Glued to wood stand. SIZE: 6-3/4″ on stand. CONDITION: Minor loss to petals of flowers and chip on robe at shoulder. 50773-2 (1,000-1,500) – Lot 3518

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3520

GILT BRONZE SCROLL WEIGHT.

Qing Dynasty, China. The weight cast in the form of a recumbent dog with head raised and crossed front paws. SIZE: 2-3/4″ l. CONDITION: Light wear to gilt finish. 50342-27 (1,000-1,500) – Lot 3520

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3539

LARGE REPOUSSE SILVER BOWL.

Early 20th century, Thailand. The large bowl in a wide and flattened form is decorated around body with a continuous deep relief scene of figures engaged in various activities. Stands on three applied feet and is marked on the underside. SIZE: 14-1/2″ w across body. Approximately 47 troy oz. CONDITION: Very good. 50270-24 (150-250) – Lot 3539

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3546

THREE PIECE LOT OF CLOISONNE.

Meiji Period, Japan. 1) Footed Koro with faceted body, decorated with reserves of dragons and phoenix. 2) Small vase decorated with birds and flowers on black enamel ground. 5″ t. 3) Silver bodied cigarette case, decorated with fans of various design. SIZE: 1) 6″ h. 2) 3-1/2″ h. CONDITION: 1) Stress lines around foot. 2) Small abrasions to body. 3) Scattered pitting to enamel. 50561-8 (1,500-2,000) – Lot 3546

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3560

CARVED JADE BOULDER WITH RIDER.

20th century, China. The boulder of a celedon color with russet highlights is carved with a scene of rider on horseback along the edge of a cliff. Artist seal on reverse. Comes with fitted wood stand. SIZE: Height of Jade 5-1/2″. CONDITION: Very good. 50453-4 (6,000-8,000) – Lot 3560

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3569

IMPORTANT PAIR OF FINE POLYCHROME DECORATED PHOENIXES.

Qing Dynasty, China. Each pottery bird posed on rockwork in opposing directions with rich and vibrant coloration. SIZE: 19-1/2″ h. CONDITION: Very good. Small flake underside of one. 38024-1 (6,000-9,000) – Lot 3569

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3570

BRONZE SCULPTURE BY LI CHEN (B. 1963).

20th century, China. Sculpture depicting a standing figure in ceremonial pose with palms touched together and eyes closed. Impressed artist seal on reverse of base and dated 1998. Also signed in script at base of robe “Li Chen 7/8”. SIZE: 23-1/2″ h. CONDITION: Very good, one very small flake to the finish at top of right foot. 50270-33 (2,000-3,000) – Lot 3570

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3571

CARVED BAMBOO BRUSH POT.

China. The pot intricately carved with continuous landscape depicting figures and animals walking along a path with mountainous terrain in the background. Signed on reverse. SIZE: 6-1/3″ h. CONDITION: Minor age splits to bamboo. 50453-1 (8,000-10,000) – Lot 3571

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3572

GILT SPLASHED BRONZE FOOTED CENSER.

Qing Dynasty, China. The censer with rounded body stands on three tapered legs accented with ruyi and applied accents at the shoulder. The body with dark patina highlighted with splashes of gilt. Marked on underside with a six character Xuande mark. Comes with carved wood cover. SIZE: 6-1/2″ w across body. CONDITION: Tarnishing to surface, crack in wood cover, loss to finial. 50438-7 (2,000-2,500) – Lot 3572

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3575

CLOISONNE BASIN.

Ming Dynasty, China. The flattened interior decorated with a scene of a nobleman and two attendants in a landscape surrounded by a band of lotus scroll and dragons ending at flat everted rim. Entire underside with vines and lotus blossom done on a turquoise enameled ground. Note: Figure depiction in cloisonne such as this is very hard to find. SIZE: 15-1/2″ dia x 2-3/4″ h. CONDITION: Overall very good, wear consistent with age, few small spots on underside of filled enamel. 50438-5 (6,000-8,000) – Lot 3575

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3611

CARVED JADE SHALLOW BOWL.

Qing Dynasty, China. The shallow bowl with rounded walls and lobed design. A shallow relief scene of blossoming flowers in the center along with precious objects on display around the exterior. The stone of a pale celadon color. With box. SIZE: 6-1/4″ dia. CONDITION: Natural fissure running through center of dish. 50453-5 (4,000-6,000) – Lot 3611

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3614

CLOISONNE VASE BY KAWADE SHIBATARO.

Meiji Period, Japan. The vase in ovoid form with very unusual enameled glaze along with colorful butterflies in flight. Marked on the underside. SIZE: 6″ h. CONDITION: Large bruise on back with corresponding enamel loss, second dent with enamel loss to front of vase. 50561-2 (1,800-2,200) – Lot 3614

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3646D

CLOISONNE ENAMEL CENSER AND COVER.

China. The censer is composed of three parts, including a base, mid section, and cover. The base supported by three elephant mask legs with gilt ears and ivory, the cylindrical body enameled with roundels of flowers amidst vines, leaves, and tendrils, below a floriform extruding rim with similar motif. The mid section of cylindrical form, with gilt band of stylized dragons amidst clouds in the center, between bands of flowers and vines. The cover is of domed form, the center gilt with dragons flying amidst clouds and ocean waves, with a gilt beaded finial depicting ruyi clouds on top. Bottom bears four apocryphal character “”XUANDE”” mark. SIZE: 17-3/4″ h x 16-1/8″ w. PROVENANCE: Estate Collection from a renowned Taiwanese Diplomatic Family – Cai Wanjun (? – 2011), Xu Shaochang (1913–1999), and Ye Gongchao (1904 – 1981). CONDITION: Overall wear to gilding, cover slightly compressed. 50654-2 (4,000-6,000) – Lot 3646D

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3646E

PAIR OF CLOISONNE VASES.

China, 19th century. The vases decorated with a colorful display of various blossoms and butterflies on a turquoise enamel ground finished with a diapered pattern executed in gilt wire. The top rims with a ring of ruyi and the undersides having a gilt wash. SIZE: 12″ h. CONDITION: Both vases with minor dents and spots of enamel loss in the body. 49764-1 (2,000-3,500) – Lot 3646E

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3660C

RARE RUBY-RED GROUND FAMILLE ROSE BUDDHIST STUPA.

First half of the 20th Century, China. The shrine is superbly modeled and enameled against a brilliant ruby- red ground with stylized lotus blooms borne on multi-hued vines issuing smaller flowers below monster masks linked by pendant beaded chains. The stupa is supported on a square waisted base decorated with bands of lappets and floral scrolls on a teal ground. Includes rectangular hard-wood box. SIZE: 16-1/2″ h x 7-1/2″ w. PROVENANCE: Estate Collection from a renowned Taiwanese Diplomatic Family – Cai Wanjun (? – 2011), Xu Shaochang (1913–1999), and Ye Gongchao (1904 – 1981). CONDITION: Good, neck separated from base but intact. 50654-1 (4,000-6,000) – Lot 3660C

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3661
Revised: 8/5/2016

Please Note: Date should read Late 19th/20th Century.

CARVED ALOESWOOD LIBATION CUP.

20th century or earlier, China. The cup in flared form with relief design of branches and insects around the exterior done with openwork. With stand and fitted box. SIZE: 6-1/4″ l x 4″ h. CONDITION: A few lines extending from the top rim. A couple of small losses along the edge. 50342-26 (8,000-12,000) – Lot 3661

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3665

TWO CARVED JADEITE STATUES OF STANDING MAIDENS.

Late Qing, China. 1) Statue depicting a woman holding a peach, and a small dog laying at feet. 5″ h without stand. 2) Depicting a woman holding a basket overflowing with fruit along with a bird perched upon rockery at her side. 4-1/4″ h without stand. Both stones of light green color with dark green and russet inclusions. Both with fitted stands. SIZE: As listed above CONDITION: Very good on both. 50389-3 (800-1,200) – Lot 3665

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