Fall Select Auction: November 4 (2005)

Lots 122-152

122. Rising Star quilt, c.1860, great vintage fabrics in stars, great paisley print to back, great graphics, 78" x 78". 400-600

This and the following quilts are from a private collection of 19th and early 20th century quilts, all entirely hand stitched.

123. Pink topiary applique quilt, c.1930, excellent stitching & quilting, 80" x 92". 300-500
124. Lady of the Lake quilt, c.1875, great vintage fabrics & graphics, 71" x 81". 300-500
125. Early Rookwood ewer. Stem, folded rim & handle decorated w/blossoms, spider webs & geometric patterns in gold on light & dark blue background. Body w/thickly painted white blossoms w/gold centers, gold leaves & vines w/gold accents, and other gold work on cream background. Base stamped W, incised J.P.B./S., 13"h x 7.5"w, mint. 300-500

126. Rookwood cameo glaze pitcher, Edward Abel, detailed clover blossoms & buds in tan & pink on olive & rust leaves & stems, 1890, #18, 6.5", mint. 500-700

127. Rookwood cameo glaze ribbed plate decorated in white blossoms, green stems & brown leaves by Amelia Sprague, 1887, 817W, 7", mint. 200-300

128. Rookwood jug in Limoges style decoration of clover blossoms & stems w/gold highlights on tan background, Albert R Valentien, 6.5", impressed Rookwood 1882, mint. 300-500

129. Rookwood pitcher on five feet, rare form in pink & green matt glaze, 1921, 616. 120-150

130. Rookwood Arts & Crafts handled vase, pink to green matt w/carved geometric base, 1907, 1014D, 7"h x 4.5"w, mint. 250-350

131. Rookwood polychrome trivet w/colonial lady, 1922, #3070, 5.75" x 5.75", mint. 200-300

132. Rookwood vase, pale green matt glaze w/carved & painted blossoms & leaves in purple & dark green, artist signed, 1905, 942E, 4.75"h x 3.5"w, minor glaze misses, mint. 400-600

133. Rookwood tapered form vase, pale green matt glaze w/carved & painted blossoms & leaves in red & green, artist signed, 1904, 969E, 4"h x 3"w, mint. 300-500

134. Sara Grofton Ware, Cincinnati, 20th century, City scene w/horses & buggies, watercolor, 13" x 9", signed, dated 46. 100-300

A Cincinnati artist listed in Davenport's and Mallett.

135. Framed page from Harper's Weekly of Tyler Davidson Fountain, The New Fountain Presented to the City of Cincinnati, Sept 30, 1871, 15" x 10", excellent condition. 150-250
136. Framed Cincinnati photograph, The Christian Moerlein Brewing Co employee photo, sign on wall dated 1897, 11" x 13.5". 200-300
137. Framed Cincinnati photograph, The Coney Island Co Island Queen, 15.5" x 19.5". 150-250
138. Framed Cincinnati photograph, Mt. Adams incline, 19.5" x 15.5". 150-250
139. Charley Harper silkscreen, Catfish, 10.5" x 15", pencil signed, nicely framed. 100-200
140. Paul Ashbrook, Cincinnati, 1867-1949, Female nude study, 1940, pencil, 18" x 10", signed, dated 2/29/40. 100-300

Ashbrook studied under Frank Duveneck and William Merritt Chase, and was an instructor at the Cincinnati Art Academy.

141. Stanley Bielecky, IN, 1903-1985, Busy street in Arizona, watercolor, 10.5" x 14.5", signed. 200-400

Well-listed painter and teacher from Indiana and Chicago. His paintings are noteworthy for the animation he gives to industrial scenes, and to men and women either working or playing.

142. Glen Tracy, Cincinnati, b.1883, Pair of stylized autumn landscapes, c.1930, both 6" x 6", presented together in 25" x 14.5" frame, both signed. 200-400

Glen Tracy exhibited at the Art Institute of Chicago and the Society of Independent Artists. He was a painter, illustrator, teacher, and a member of the Cincinnati Art Club.

143. John Ellsworth Weis, Cincinnati, 1892-1962, Sailboats in harbor, watercolor, 12" x 18", signed. 200-400

Born in Indiana, Weis spent his childhood in Higginsport, OH. He studied at the Cincinnati Art Academy, and was on the faculty there for thiry-eight years. After serving in World War I, he traveled through Europe. He painted in Cincinnati, Taos, Rockport, and Booth Bay.

144. Rookwood iris glaze vase by Josephine E. Zettel, shouldered form w/pale green lily pads & stems w/white blossoms on cream to light green background, 1904, 943C, 10"h x 5"w, restoration. 800-1,200

145. Rookwood porcelain glaze vase w/two fish in black & white on cocoa background, Jens Jensen, 1944, #6199F, 4"h x 5"w. 800-1,200

146. Rookwood matt glaze vase w/hand decorated squeeze bag design by Elizabeth Barrett of geometric patterns in blue, green, brown & yellow, 1931, #130, 6.5", mint. 1,500-2,500

147. Rookwood porcelain glaze rectangular vase by Elizabeth Barrett, cocoa flower on white background, 1946, #6292C, 7.5", mint. 350-400

148. Rookwood vase, classic form in deep blue cobalt high glaze, 1938 S, esoteric kiln mark, 5", mint. 200-400

149. Rookwood vase in rare coromandel glaze, squat form w/Art Deco blossoms & berries, 1933, #6352, 3"h, mint. 200-400

150. Rookwood vase w/relief scene of Mexican villagers, green high glaze, 1954, #6762, 5.5", mint. 150-200

151. Rookwood Boss ashtray in wine madder glaze, 1944, in unopened string-tied factory-wrapped box. 100-150

152. Rookwood Arts & Crafts blue matt footed vase, 1921, #2093, 3.5", mint. 150-200

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