Fall Select Auction: November 4 (2005)

Lots 153-183

153. c.1800 English flamed mahogany five drawer desk, nicely turned & tapered legs, carved edging, green leather top, inlay to drawer fronts, sides & uprights, 31"h x 43"w x 25"d. 700-1,000
154. Pair of clear glass lustered stands, fluted rim, cut coin spots to top, knop & base, cut stem, 6.5" hanging lusters, 14"h. 150-250

155. Tall glass lidded punch bowl w/enameled grapes & autumn leaves on trailing vines, gold scrolling, excellent condition w/minor paint wear, 15.5"h x 10"w. 200-250

156. No Lot
157. Fred M. Imfeld, Cincinnati, 1872-1927, Wooded harbor with boats and cottages, oil on canvas, 29" x 49", signed. 500-700

Imfeld was born in Newport KY to Swiss parents. He was principally self-taught, and also received instruction from an old painter who lived with his parents. He is not known to have exhibited his works, but rather sold them to local dealors. Listed in Davenport's, Who Was Who, and Mallett.

158. Arbit Nicolai Blatas, New York, 1908-1999, Portrait of Marcel Marceau, oil on board, 45" x 14", signed. 1,000-2,000

Painter, scultptor and designer. Born in Lithuania, studied and exhibited in Paris, made his home in New York. Exhibited at the Carnegie Institute, the Pennsylvania Academy, the Santa Barbara Museum and the Rhode Island School of Design. His paintings of performers also include a series based on the Threepenny Opera.

159. Jean Dylen, USA, 1886-1938, Ceintures Bretelles Filver, French Art Deco poster, c.1930, 46" x 30", marked Affiches Gaillard Paris, Imp.30.0210, canvas mounted. 1,000-1,500
160. Charles Griffin Farr, TN, 1908-1997, Sunset beach scene, oil on board, 12" x 15", signed. 1,500-2,000

Studied at the Art Students League in New York, exhibited at Corcoran Gallery Biennial and the Whitney Museum.

161. Francesco Ferranti, Italy, b.1873, Peasant couple on shore, watercolor, 21" x 14", signed. 2,000-2,500

Well-listed Italian painter of beaches, peasants, and genre.

162. George Chabrier, France, 20th century, Courting scene in flower market, oil on canvas, 25" x 30", signed, excellent frame. 2,500-5,000

Listed French painter of market scenes and genre.

163. Thomas Corwin Lindsay, Cincinnati, 1845-1907, Cottage interior, oil on canvas, 17" x 21", signed. 3,000-3,500

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.

164. George Albert Thomson, Old Lyme CT, 1868-1965, Bay at Parry Sound, 1940, oil on canvas, 15" x 18", signed, dated '40, title on reverse. 2,000-3,000

A student and later instructor at the Yale School of Fine Arts, Thomson is best known for his Connecticut landscapes and coastal scenes. Thompson is well listed and has good auction records. Born in Canada, he studied at the Art Student's League in New York, and worked in Connecticut at the artist colony at Old Lyme. He later returned to Canada to paint in Ontario.

165. George Albert Thomson, Old Lyme CT, 1868-1965, The Georgian Bay, 1940, oil on board, 10" x 12", signed, title on reverse. 800-1,200
166. George Albert Thomson, Old Lyme CT, 1868-1965, Winter - Leith Shore, 1940, oil on board, 10" x 12", signed, some paint loss. 400-600
167. Hand hammered George III style Birks sterling coffee pot, acanthus decorated spout, urn finial, wood handle w/scrolled supports, marked Birks, Sterling A, 4 1/2, 3, Original Hall Marked 1757, hallmarks. Excellent condition, 11"h x 8"w x 4.5"d. 250-350

168. Pair of fancy three-light sterling candelabra, stylized bands top to bottom, reeded arms, very good condition, 16"h x 13"w x 5.25"d. 300-500

169. English sterling pitcher, scrolled handle, marked Sterling Silver, U7, 4 Pints, Sheffield hallmarks, monogrammed, 8.5"h x 8.75"w x 4.25"d, excellent condition. 150-250

170. Eight Wallace sterling goblets, gold wash interiors, 6.75"h. 300-500

171. Sterling coffee pot, swan neck, porcelain rings to handle, marked P.S. Co. Sterling 716, four names to lid, 8.5"h x 9.5"w x 4.5"d, excellent condition. 150-200

172. Gorham sterling pitcher, scrolled handle, banded decorations. Marked Gorham w/Lion-Anchor-G hallmarks, Sterling 611, 7, 4 1/4 Pint. 10"h x 8.5"w x 5"d, monogram, excellent condition. 150-250

173. Reed & Barton sterling Windsor tray, marked X959 Windsor, 13.5" x 13.5". 150-250

174. Rogers sterling five-piece coffee service, footed forms, bands of blossoms & leaves, urn finials, monogrammed S. Coffee pot, 11.25"; teapot, 10.5"; creamer, 5.5"; lidded sugar, 6.5"; two-handled waste jardiniere, 5.5". 300-500

175. Outstanding flamed mahogany dining table, pedestal has four full standing winged griffins on acanthus bases, carved skirting of scrolling leaves & vines on stippled background, 8 leaves, 60"d, excellent condition and finish. 5,000-7,000
176. Caucasian 19th century rug in gold, blue, tan, brown & red. Yellow border w/green background. 62" x 86". 6,000-8,000
177. Caucasian 19th century rug in gold, green, blue & white, 52" x 91". 2,500-3,000
178. Caucasian 19th century rug in red & blue, 39" x 56". 2,000-3,000
179. Early Victorian American pier mirror, walnut grain painted, carved top to bottom w/open work to crown, ornate medallions, blossoms & stylized acanthus leaves, ornate beading, marble top base, 9'10"h x 36"w. 2,500-3,500
181. Thomas Corwin Lindsay, Cincinnati, 1845-1907, Autumn forest interior, oil on canvas, 32" x 42", signed. 5,500-7,500

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.

183. Thomas Corwin Lindsay, Cincinnati, 1845-1907, Three cows in tall grass, oil on canvas, 18" x 22", signed. 3,000-3,500

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.

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