Fall Select Auction: October 15 (2004)

Lot Numbers 121-165

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

121. Herschede wall clock, Westminster Canterbury chime, mahogany case with carved acanthus corners and fancy scroll work at crown, 35"h, excellent condition (500-700)
122. Charles Henry Ebert, CT, 1873-1959, French cathedral town, oil on board, 16" x 20", signed. An early Ebert work. (6,000-8,000)

Ebert studied at the Art Academy of Cincinnati, the Art Students League in New York, and the Julien Academy in Paris under Benjamin Constant and Jean Paul Laurens. He later studied with John Henry Twachtman in Connecticut, then moved to the Old Lyme art colony. He began exhibiting in 1907, including the National Academy of Design, the Carnegie Institute, the Corcoran Art Gallery, the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, The Art Institute of Chicago, Salmagundi Club, and the Panama-Pacific Exposition.

123. Clive Richard Browne, England, b.1904, Willow Grove, oil on canvas, 16" x 20", signed. Original gilded frame has artist's label and Edinburgh exhibition label on back. (600-800)

Browne was a well-listed Lincolnshire painter who exhibited at the Royal Academy.

124. Grace Young, Cincinnati, 1869-1947, Indian squaw, watercolor, 5½" x 3½", unsigned, old tag on back reads Grace Young, hand decorated matting in Native American design 20" x 7". (2,500-3,000)

One of Rookwood's most respected artists, Grace Young is well known for her Indian portrait vases.

125. Early portrait of Dutch scholar, oil on canvas, 13½" x 11", school of Rembrandt, great original frame. (800-1,200)
126. Portrait of mother and child, oil on canvas, 34" x 28". (2,000-3,000)
127. Edward Timothy Hurley, Cincinnati, 1869-1950, Figures in Kentucky facing Mt Adams, oil-pastel, 8½" x 10½", signed. (1,500-2,000)

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.

128. Heavily carved console table w/pierce carvings, shells medallions, leaves, four massive paw feet, 20th century, excellent condition, 36"h x 64"w x 21"d. (500-1,000)
129. Gorham sterling place setting for eight, Buttercup pattern, excellent condition, no monograms: dinner forks, dinner knives, teaspoons, salad forks. (300-400)
130. Whiting sterling flatware, Louis XV 1891 pattern, monogrammed J except demitasse monogrammed L, 59 pieces. (1,000-1,500)
vegetable serving spoon, 9"; preserve spoon, 7½"; cream ladle, 5¾"; sugar scoop, 6"; 12 tablespoons, 8½"; 12 place spoons, 7"; 7 teaspoons, 5¾"; 12 soup spoons, round bowl, 5"; 12 demitasse spoons, 4"; sells w/12 knives & 11 forks w/mother of pearl & sterling handles.
131. Pewter tankard, fan shaped thumb piece, molded turned base, late 18th century, 5½"h. (150-250)
132. Pewter wide chalice, late 18th century, 6"h. (150-250)
133. English pewter teapot, molded handle, c.1850, marked Jas Dixon & Sons, 13"h x 6"d. (150-250)
134. Pewter teapot, looped wooden handle, unmarked, c.1830, 7½"h. (150-250)
135. English tin tankard, c.1830, 6½"h. (50-100)
136. Two American pewter soup plates, early 19th century, one marked EH in script, stamped Paron, 8½"d, one w/illegible mark, 8¾"d. (50-100)
137. European pewter pudding mold, ribbed body, early 19th century, 6"h. (50-100)
138. English pewter tobacco box w/tamper & molded figures, c.1800, 4"h x 5½"w. (200-300)
(No Photo)
139. Wide rim pewter charger, marked Ellis, 19th century, 13"d. (150-250)
140. Two pewter chargers, 19th century, one marked I.B., one unmarked, both 12"d. (150-250)
141. Two pewter bowls, c.1800, one marked Reutinger, 13"d, one unmarked, 8"d. (150-250)
142. Wide rim pewter charger, unclear mark, 19th century, 15"d. (150-250)
143. Two American pewter soup plates, early 19th century, one unmarked, 9¼"d, one marked ID, 9"d. (50-100)
144. Two English pewter measures, c.1825-40, both marked Gill, one marked London, 3". (50-100)
145. Pair of pewter salts, c.1800, 2"h x 2"w, with a pair of English saucers, marked X London, c.1800, 4"d, with pair of silver salt spoons, marked POTOSI SILVER L&S. (50-100)
146. Lot of four English pewter measures, c.1825-40, one marked Gill, 3", marked H. Wanley, 2½", marked Mason, 2", marked 5, 1¾". (100-150)
147. Thomas Corwin Lindsay, Cincinnati, 1845-1907, Fall landscape with two cows at stream, oil on canvas, 10½" x 21½", signed. (3,500-4,500)

Lindsay studied in Dusseldorf in the 1860s. He instructed students in his Cincinnati studio and was one of the founding members of the Cincinnati Art Club. He exhibited at the Cincinnati Industrial Exposition, from 1870-83, Pogue's in 1875, and the Art Institute of Chicago in 1896.

148. Frank Warren Marshall, RI, 1866-1930, Provincetown Dunes, oil on canvas, 16" x 22", signed. (600-800)

Known as 'dean' of Rhode Island illustrators, Frank Marshall was also a landscape painter, silversmith and goldsmith. He studied at the Rhode Island School of Design in the early 1880s, and in Paris in 1885 at the Academy Julian. He was a founding member of the Providence Art Club and the Providence Water Color Club, and in Boothbay Harbor he was one of the founders of the Commonwealth Colony of Art. Marshall was an illustrator for the "Providence Journal" from 1897 to 1923, and for 20 years taught at the Rhode Island School of Design.

149. Thomas Corwin Lindsay, Cincinnati, 1845-1907, Rocky landscape with roaring river, 1883, oil on canvas, 26" x 32", signed, dated. (2,500-3,000)
150. Julia Maltby, Primitive landscape with sheep and children, oil on canvas, 18" x 22", signed. (500-700)
151. 19th century American primitive landscape w/cows & shepherds, oil on canvas, 21" x 27". (300-500)
152. Edwin G. Cram, Providence RI, 20th century, Snowscape with distant buildings, oil on board, 17" x 21", signed. (1,500-2,500)

Cram is a listed artist known for his landscapes, village scenes, and coastal views.

153. Intricately carved ivory presentation tankard, deep to full relief Bacchanal scene w/draped & nude women, men & children w/staves, garlands, vessels, chariots, lions, tree w/full relief branches, satyr & scrolls to handle, old man's face to thumb lift, putti finial w/grapes & bowl, scrolled base w/four faces, old wax seal to base w/"FRANKFURT" & eagle w/spread wings & tall crown,, 10½"h, split to base, lid is detached from handle, a few losses, very good condition. (1,000-1,500)
154. Gorham sterling five piece tea set, lion/anchor/G marks, monogrammed, urn finials, sells w/24" silver plate tray. (400-600)
8" coffee, 6" tea, 5½" lidded sugar, 6" cream, 3¾" waste.
155. Johnson Bros Florida Royal flow blue china, 71pcs, intricate design w/gold highlights. Exceptionally fine condition w/only minor crazing, very few knife marks, a few insignificant chips, gravy underplate broken & re-glued. (2,000-3,000)
Eight each of: 10" dinner plates, 9" lunch plates, 8" salad plates, 8" soup bowls, cups & saucers, 5" nappies/berry bowls, salt dishes; six-sided platter, 16½"; six-sided covered tureen, 12"; 4½" cream & 6" sugar; covered butter w/insert, 8"d; six-sided vegetable bowl, 10½"w, 8" gravy w/underplate.
156. Eight-leg dining table by Robert W Irwin Co, elegant underpinning, decoration matches above, sells w/two skirted & 2 non-skirted 11"w leaves & custom-made pads, original finish, superb condition, 66"-110"long x 39"w x 29"h. (800-1,200)
157. Ornate sideboard by the Robert W Irwin Co, Grand Rapids, half oval decorated in the Adam style w/large shell, floral medallions and leaves, Roman face medallion to center drawer flanked by two pivoted swing silver drawers, detailed carvings include horned rams, hairy hoof feet & beaded edging, excellent original finish, face-medallion stamp to inner drawer reads Royal Furniture Robert W Irwin Co, 72"w x 36"h x 23"d. (1,500-2,000)
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158. Massive walnut hanging mirror w/applied carvings, excellent condition, 51" x 41". (300-500)
159. Serpentine Robert W Irwin Co server, matches above, carved rams heads, painted decoration of urns, floral medallions & leaves, two interior shelves, original finish, superb condition, 38½"w x 34½"h x 21½"d. (500-700)
160. Set of four Robert W Irwin Co oval back dining chairs w/carved backs in feather & ribbon design, hand painted scrolling & highlights, excellent condition, 38"h x 21"w x 18½"d. (500-700)
161. Pair of Robert W Irwin Co cane-back arm chairs w/hand painted feather decoration, crown & leaf design to crest, one w/cane seat, one needs caning, matches above, 36"h x 22½"w x 18"d (300-400)
162. Early 19th century walnut two-drawer stand, single board top w/matched burled drawer fronts w/inlaid escutcheons, on a turned pedestal base, nicely curled & detailed legs, 28½"h x 19"w x 16"d, excellent condition. (400-600)
163. Heavy sterling footed center bowl, stylized decorated edge, bottom reads Authentic reproduction of Paul Revere bowl, 3½"h x 9½"d. (150-250)
164. English sterling two-handled bowl, marked Crichton Brothers, 3¾"h x 9½"d. (100-150)
165. Gorham sterling bowl, repoussé rim w/scrolls & blossoms, marked A2328, lion/anchor/G marks, 2"h x 10¼"d. (100-150)