Fall Select Auction: October 15 (2004)

Lot Numbers 41-80

1-40 | 41-80 | 81-120 | 121-165 | 166-198 | 199-240 | 241-275 | 276-315 | 316-354 | 355-394 | 395-424

41. English Snuff Box, round w/decoration of lady in formal attire & feather fan, early 19th century, 3½"d. (150-250)
42. English Snuff Box, rectangular tin w/tinted etched figure, early 19th century, 5¼"w. (200-300)
43. English Snuff Box, round w/decoration of courting couple, early 19th century, 3½"d. (150-250)
44. 19th century French cast iron stove fully covered w/majolica panels, door marked Sarreguemine Paris, 42"h x 20"w x 16"d. (1,500-2,000)
(Back Row)
45. Majolica chrysanthemum pitcher w/red & violet blossoms, pale green leaves & stems, caramel background, late 19th century, impressed 812, FRIE OAINC w/crown over shield, 8", very excellent condition (VEC). (100-200)
46. Majolica pitcher w/dancing pigs & pig playing a red accordion, on olive background w/brown tree trunk handle w/dark green leaves at rim & grass at base, impressed CN2 DEPOSE, 9", two tiny flakes, VEC. (300-400)
47. Majolica six-sided pitcher, prunes blossom design, registry mark, c.1889, 8¼", hairline. (150-250)
48. Majolica milk pitcher w/cobalt chrysanthemum & pink pansies on wood grain background, 7½"h. (100-200)
49. Majolica pitcher in basket weave & anchor/chain design w/blossom, 7", 3" line to interior. (150-250)
50. Majolica oversized pitcher, wheat design on bamboo background, rope twist handle, lilac interior, 10", VEC. (450-650)
51. Majolica figural fish pitcher, "Gurgler," mottled gray & pink, 10", 1" firing line to interior, tiny flake to mouth. (150-250)
52.Majolica pitcher w/dogwood blossoms & basket weave in rose, caramel & green, incised England, 6½", very good condition. (100-200)
53. Miller lamp, bronze reticulated base w/leaves & stems, base stem wrapped w/lily pads & leaves, base marked EM & Co 843, leaded glass shade w/leaf & stem edge, brilliant amber & green segments, base 22", shade 16"d, superb condition. (2,000-2,500)
54. Albert Mohr, Europe, 20th century, Two girls picking flowers in pastel tones, oil on canvas, 20" x 24", signed. (800-1,000)

This German artist is known for portraits, gardens and river scenes.

55. Apatfalvi Janos Czene, Europe, 20th century, Trompe L'oeil with books & manuscripts, oil on canvas, 24" x 36", signed Apatfalvi Czene. (500-1,000)

Czene has good auction records for his still life paintings.

56. John Rettig, Cincinnati, 1860-1932, The Blue Room East Hampton, 1920, watercolor, 24" x 20", signed, dated '20, old penciled title taped to back. (1,000-1,500)

Well-known Cincinnati painter John Rettig studied under Frank Duveneck and Edward Potthast. He spent much of the last 30 years of his life in Volendam, Holland.

57. Portrait of an admiral holding spyglass, 19th century, oil on canvas, 20" x 17". (800-1,200)
58. Charles Stewart Todd, Cincinnati, 1885-1950, Still life with ewer and plate, oil on canvas, 28" x 32", signed CST. (1,000-1,250)

C.S. Todd was a Rookwood decorator, member of the Cincinnati Art Club, and a painter whose works were exhibited at the Cincinnati Art Museum and Chicago Art Institute.

59. Charles Stewart Todd, Cincinnati, 1885-1950, Still life with fruit and bread, pastel, 18" x 22", signed CST. (400-600)
60. Table model music box, made by Regina with tag reading "The Rudolph Wurlitzer Co. Musical Instruments, Cinti, OH, USA" single comb, fine mahogany case, litho to lid interior, sells w/42 15½" discs, 20"w x 18"d x 10"h, works with hand crank, needs drive spring replaced, very good condition. (2,000-3,000)
61. Pair of c.1800 Chippendale English oak side chairs, molded serpentine back, (800-1,200)
62. Walnut Renaissance Revival marble top table, extremely ornate, detailed carved panels of stylized feathers, all four skirts carved w/shells & scrolls, 14 finials to base, urn to stretcher, original fluted ogee cut marble top, 30"h x 31"w x 27"d, excellent condition. (1,000-1,500)
63. Russian lacquered box, coach scene w/hound, rectangular w/hinged lid, 4" x 2¾" x 1", good condition. (100-200)
64. Russian lacquered lidded box w/finely painted cranes & flora, c.1900, 1½"h x 2½"w. good condition (200-300)
65. Russian lacquered box, hand painted snow scene w/sleigh, rectangular w/hinged lid, marked Moscow, 4" x 3" x 1¼", some checkering, 1 small lacquer separation ¾". (200-300)
66. Hand painted silk, Louis XV era scene, French woman at piano w/dancers, excellent condition, 4"h x 6"w. (75-150)
67. Hand painted porcelain plaque of gentleman in formal attire, 4¼" x 3", crayon & ink marks to back, tiny scratch to forehead, excellent condition. (200-300)
68. Early 19th century caned seat mahogany high chair, nicely turned legs to chair & stand, original caning & finish, several repaired breaks, chair 24", stand 13". (500-700)
69. Two hand painted ivory miniature courting scenes, 3 3/8" x 2 ½", both in tortoise shell and brass frames w/ivory exteriors, frames measure 5½" x 4¾". (500-700)
70. Pair of hand painted Austrian porcelain plaques, in the French taste, each depicting a woman in the garden w/cherubs, gilt pierce-carved frames, signed L. Jackl, ink marked on backs Der Geruch & Austria, incised 324, 8½"h x 5½"w, excellent condition. (1,000-2,000)
71. Pair of oak mantle mirrors w/full columns w/carved Ionic capitals, spool gallery, beveled glass, excellent condition. (350-550)
72. E. Howard Pocket Watch: 18K case, Size 18-N, Series IV, Engraved: "To Our Father, Fiftieth Birthday, Jan. 9, 1874"; Sells with framed oval wedding photos of the owner & his wife, Harry Thomas Atkins (1849-1919) & Anna Pearce (1850-1941). Wedding: June 2, 1875. Anna was the daughter of Henry Pearce, one of the co-founders of Atkins & Pearce Manufacturing, still in existence today in Covington. (800-1,000)
73. Platinum ring with emerald, approx 60cts, 2 diamonds each side, European & mine cut. (800-1,200)
74. Platinum diamond ring. Center stone is ½ ct, I color, Vs clarity, European cut (open culet). (2,000-2,500)
75. Gruen "Veri Thin" Art Deco man's wristwatch, 14K gold, runs. (150-250)
76. Waltham lady's pocket watch, 14K gold, floral bouquet to face, ornate etched case, original chain w/pearl & amethyst slide. (300-500)
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78. Charles Salis Kaelin, Cincinnati, 1858-1929, Gnarled tree in fall landscape, oil on canvas laid on board, 24" x 20", signed. (6,000-8,000)

Kaelin was one of the first American Divisionist painters, a post-impressionist movement. He studied at the Art Academy of Cincinnati under Thomas Noble and John Twachtman, and at the Art Students League in New York. Kaelin's works are found in several museums, including the Cincinnati Art Museum and the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.

79. Edward Timothy Hurley, Cincinnati, 1869-1950, Deep woods in early autumn, 1905, watercolor, 13½" x 10½", signed, dated 9-6-05. (800-1,000)

Hurley exhibited at the National Academy of Design, Art Institute of Chicago, Panama Pacific Exhibition, and others. He was a decorator for Rookwood Pottery, and studied with Frank Duveneck at the Art Academy of Cincinnati.

80. Emma Mendenhall, Cincinnati, 1873-1963, Portrait of old man with long beard, charcoal, 21½" x 16½", unsigned. (200-300)

Pupil of Frank Duveneck, Jules Lefebvre in Paris at the Julian Academy, and of William Merritt Chase in Shinnecock Hills, Long Island. She exhibited at the Paris Salon, the Panama Pacific Exhibition in San Francisco, the Art Institute of Chicago, and in watercolor exhibits in Boston, New York, and Baltimore.