Fall Select Auction: October 15 (2004)

Lot Numbers 81-120

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

81. Arab sword seller, watercolor, 16" x 10", illegible signature. (150-250)
82. Joseph Margulies, NY, 1896-1984, Rockport harbor with green sailboats, oil on board, 16" x 20", signed. (1,000-1,500)

Born in Vienna, Joseph Margulies became a distinguished portrait and landscape painter as a resident of New York City. He received his formal training at the National Academy of Design, Cooper Union, as well as the Art Students League and continued his studies abroad in Paris, Vienna and Rome. He was also active with the Rockport Art Association of Cape Ann and maintained a studio in Gloucester where he did marine and harbor views.

83. Salome holding the head of John the Baptist, oil on canvas, 30" x 24", great carved frame. (2,000-3,000)

Being painted as Salome in this scene was a popular style of portraiture, similar to being painted as Josephine Bonaparte.

84. Majolica bird's nest basket, 8"h x 9"l, very excellent condition (VEC). (300-500)
85. Majolica asparagus platter, impressed windmill-mark & ORCHIES, white asparagus w/violet tips on teal background w/cocoa border, 18", VEC. (350-450)
86. Majolica vase w/three Bacchus faces in relief, leaves & berries, 9¾"h, VEC. (250-350)
87. Majolica strawberry & bow pattern platter w/basket weave background, 14", VEC. (300-400)
88. Majolica asparagus plate, white stalks w/vivid purple tips backed by overlapping curled leaves in olive, two grotesque faces to leaves at top, 13", VEC. (300-400)
89. Majolica branch handled serving dish in overlapping leaf pattern, 12" x 10", VEC. (400-600)
90. Majolica ladies slipper w/blossoms, marked 1807, 10"l x 5½"h, VEC. (250-350)
91. Majolica tazza in morning glory design, Etruscan impressed mark, 8"d x 4"h, VEC. (350-450)
92. Majolica begonia leaf pickle dish in yellow, green & brown, 10" x 8", VEC. (150-250)
93. Mid 19th century Italian ebonized jewelry casket with 89 hand painted enameled panels set in with rosettes & braided wire, Roman figural finials, four full caryatid columns, cherubs riding swans to corners & top, applied metal faces & florals, multiple doors & drawers with interior & exterior decorations, 16"h x 14"w x 11"d. Missing lower board to base right side, two panels, one cherub from swan, minor losses to wood & metal, the rest is in excellent condition. (5,000-7,500)
94. French bronze ornate clock w/broad open scrolling, woman's face to crown, fruit basket finial, four beveled glass sides, porcelain face, lady's face to pendulum, wafer mark w/Japy Freres & CIE, also marked A1130 58, 19"h x 10"w, recently serviced, excellent condition. (800-1,000)
95. Ansonia crystal regulator clock w/rosewood base & top w/large urn finial, porcelain face, ormolu mounted corners, mercury pendulum, beveled glass to four sides, 17"h x 7½"w x 7"d. (400-600)
96. Sheffield silver plate seven-piece tea service, decorated in grapes, leaves & stems, grape-cluster finials, scrolled feet: tilter pot w/stand & burner 16½", coffee pot 11½", teapot 11", covered creamer 8½", two-handled sugar 6", waste jardinière 5", atop 31" x 19" footed two-handled tray, excellent condition. (500-700)
97. Figural French clock with hand painted Sevres face and front panel, 20" x 20". (1,500-2,000)

98. Late 19th century nine-piece French parlor set, Louis XV style, ornate gold leaf & hand painted, all newly upholstered. Two matching sofas, two large arm chairs, marble top table & four side chairs. An extremely impressive set in very fine condition. (4,000-6,000)

99. Gorham sterling in Medici pattern, service for 12, 60 pieces, no monograms. (600-800)
12 dinner forks, 7½"; 12 salad forks, 6¾"; 12 dinner knives, 9¼"; 12 teaspoons, 6"; 8 dessert spoons, 6¾"; 2 table spoons, 8½"; 1 scalloped sugar spoon, 6¼"; 1 master butter knife, 7"
100. Pair of three-light English silver plate candle stands in ornate grape vine pattern, 10"h x 11"w, excellent condition. (100-200)
101. Pair of English silver plate tureens, c.1800, blossom & leaf decorations, artichoke finials, loss of one applied edging. (100-200)
102. Ornate Reed & Barton silver plate five-light candle stand, 14"h, (100-200)
103. Thomas Bartholomew Griffin, NY, 1858-1918, Rushing mountain river, oil on canvas, 30" x 25", signed T.B. Griffin, excellent condition, unusually large work for Griffin, outstanding frame. (1,500-2,000)

T.B. Griffin was formally trained at the National Academy of Design. While at the Academy, he exhibited his well-executed impressionistic landscapes. He has extensive listings with many auction records.

104. Edmund Hudson Smart, CA & England, 1873-1942, Across the Meadow - Arundal Farm NH, 1931, oil on canvas, 21" x 26", signed & dated front, title on reverse. (500-700)

Smart studied with Hubert von Herkomer in London, at the Antwerp Academy and Académie Julian in Paris. An itinerant artist, he followed portrait commissions widely and also painted allegorical subjects. He immigrated to the U.S. in 1913 and by 1925 had settled in Los Angeles. Smart exhibited at the Paris Salon and Royal Academy.

105. Charles Salis Kaelin, Cincinnati, 1858-1929, Rockport Harbor with beach house, pastel, 12½" x 15¾", signed. (1,000-1,500)
106. Charles Salis Kaelin, Cincinnati, 1858-1929, Rockport Quay, pastel, 6½" x 9", signed. (1,000-1,500)
107. Portrait of Reverend George Whitefield, 19th century, oil on canvas, 23" x 19½", name in script on back. (1,500-2,500)

Rev. Whitefield was the most famous evangelist of his time.

108. Louis Charles Vogt, Cincinnati, 1864-1939, Long Island shoreline, watercolor, 9" x 14", signed. (1,250-1,750)

Vogt was a well-traveled and respected artist, and he had several exhibitions in the Midwest and New York. He studied at the Art Academy of Cincinnati.

109. Bronzed metal statue of winged & draped woman holding slate & stylus, circular base, signed Par Louis Moreau, tag reads Mutualite, made as lamp base, original patina, 27"h. (300-400)
110. Elegant walnut Victorian sideboard w/delicately carved drawer fronts & accents, upper bout w/beveled mirror & side shelves supports scrolled crown, turned columns w/acanthus capitals, excellent original finish, 85"h x 53"w x 19"d. (2,000-3,000)
111. Pairpoint Victorian water set, tilter pot & 2 goblets, highly ornate in aesthetic design of birds, spiders, rushes & blossoms. Tilter pot inscribed "Compliments of The Cleveland Light Artillery, Capt. Geo. T. McConnell, 1st Lieut J.A. Blais, 2nd Lieut W.E. Eddy." All marked Pairpoint. (1,500-1,800)
112. Alabaster statue of reclining nude on the rocks, hollow cave for lamp, signed Pozzi, 11 ½"h x 7 ½"w x 11"d, excellent condition. (300-500)
113. Mexican sterling five piece tea service plus sterling tray, classic ribbed forms on reticulated bases, all pieces marked Sanborns Mexico Sterling, excellent condition: coffee 8½", tea 6½", cream 3½", covered sugar 4", waste 2¼", tray w/scalloped border 23" x 17". (1,500-1,800)
114. Wedgwood lamp, rare tri-color Jasperware, four medallions w/classic Greek scenes, floral & leaf designs, c.1900, 14", mint. (1,000-1,500)
115. Walnut Victorian three-drawer dresser w/extensive burled fronts, white marble top & two glove boxes, applied carvings, original carved pinwheel knobs, spooled castors & trim, ornate wishbone mirror & pierce carved crown, 80"h x 41"w x 19"d, excellent condition. (800-1,200)
116. Limoges 13 piece game set, hand painted w/hounds & birds, all signed Nuville: platter 19", 12 plates 9½", one as is. (2,000-2,500)
117. Early 19th century hand made candle stand, threaded stem w/rotating two-light fixture, turned lower stem & snake foot base, four-point star shelf, 40"h x 15"w, excellent condition. (600-800)
118. Mid-19th century turned stem walnut candle stand, cut corner top, rich original finish, 29"h x 20"w x 13"d, small separation to top, excellent condition. (250-350)
119. Early 19th century flamed mahogany shaving mirror, eight drawers, two secret compartments, four miniature full columns to front, ink mark back of mirror March 21 1799, 32"h x 29"w x 10"d, minor splits to wood at base of uprights. (800-1,000)
120. Tricorne modern design china by Salem, 40+ pieces: two dinner plates, eleven lunch plates, two nut bowls, cream & lidded sugar, demitasse & saucer, eleven cups & saucers, excellent condition. (150-250)