Fall Select Auction: November 4 (2005)

Lots 184-212

184. Henry Lawrence Faulkner, KY, 1924-1981, Stylized portrait of harlequin, oil on board, 13" x 7.5", signed. 4,500-5,500

An eccentric painter and poet from Kentucky, Faulkner's works are highly sought after by collectors around the country. He exhibited regularly in New York, Ohio and Florida, and further developed his unique painting style while living in Sicily.

185. Henry Webster Rice, MA, 1853-1934, Late autumn landscape, 1899, watercolor, 14" x 10", signed, dated Nov 30, 1899. 800-1,200

Listed painter and watercolorist of landscapes, oceans, fishermen, boats, and genre. Worked in Europe.

186. Fairy Garden, German Art Nouveau style colored lithograph, marked Ideal Wall Friezes, Section II, 30" x 47". 800-1,200
187. Charles Rowbotham, England, 1856-1921, Italian lake w/island town, 1889, watercolor, 12" x 24", signed, dated. 1,500-2,000

Charles Rowbotham exhibited widely during his lifetime, and he has hundreds of auction listings. His father and grandfather were also accomplished artists. Rowbotham worked primarily in watercolor, and is best known for English and Italian settings.

188. John William Bentley, Woodstock NY, 1880-1951, Cattails swamp landscape, oil on board, 12" x 16", signed. 1,200-1,600

Bentley was an early member of the Woodstock Art Colony, and exhibited at the Buffalo Society of Artists. He was also a WPA artist, and his work is in several buildings in New York City and the Dutch Reformed Church of Woodstock.

189. Charles Alfred Meurer, Cincinnati, 1865-1955, Flock of sheep, oil on board, 15" x 22", signed, old Closson's tag on back. 2,000-2,500

Meurer at first specialized in still life painting, and is considered the last link to the heyday of the trompe l'oeil style. He later broadened his subject matter to landscapes. He was good friends with Frank Duveneck, and also studied under Thomas Noble and L.H. Meakin.

190. Walnut Victorian hall tree, reeded tapered columns supporting marble top flanked by brass railing, ornate split scroll crown & shell carved medallion over beveled mirror, rich original finish, replaced drip pans, missing one hanger, marble in two pieces, 94"h x 51"w x 14"d. 2,000-3,000
191. Seth Thomas #9 cherry wall clock, shell carved crown, all original w/paper label, 47"h, excellent condition. 2,500-3,500
192. Seth Thomas #2 walnut wall clock, all original w/paper label, 35.5"h, excellent condition. 1,000-1,500
193. Bellova desk lamp w/reverse painted shade w/floral band, base w/acorns & leaves, 9"h x 6.5"w, excellent condition. 200-300

194. Pauline Pottery hand painted pitcher, white blossoms & green leaves over blue-green ground. Marked Trade Mark / crown hallmark / 15. 9.5"h x 7.5"w x 3.5"d, excellent condition. 200-400

195. Marblehead wall pocket in mottled red-brown glaze, impressed mark, 5", mint. 200-400

196. Wheatley Pottery wall pocket, row of winged ladies over draped pinecone base, marked 268 w/WP cipher & inscribed initials CB, 9"h x 5"w x 3"d, flakes. 200-400

197. Strobl vase, thick frogskin glaze w/pretzel twist handles, c.1908, impressed SP mark, 1068, VIII, 7", mint, Rare Form. The J.H. Strobl Pottery operated in Cincinnati from 1901-1910. 500-700

198. Mid-18th century French drop front desk of fruit wood, carved scrolls & leaves to knees, beautifully carved paneling to lid & sides, original maple leaf escutcheon, four-drawer fitted interior, 45"h x 40"w x 24"d. 1,000-1,500
199. Set of eight 19th century formal chairs, carved leaves & medallions, scrolled center stretchers, reeded front legs, original leatherette seats, 47"h x 20"w x 20"d, excellent condition 600-800
200. International Time Recording Co time clock, Endicott NY, c.1910, oak case w/ornate metal panels, plate w/patent dates, 48"h x 14"w. 800-1,200
201. French Boulle lady's secretary desk, mid 20th century, ebonized mahogany w/beautifully inlaid brass on tortoise shell style background, ornate figural ormolu mounts, top has two doors w/large cartouches over two drawers, base w/felt-top retractable writing surface over one drawer, minor losses to brass, excellent finish & condition, 51"h x 32"w x 21"d. 1,500-2,500
202. Thomas Corwin Lindsay, Cincinnati, 1845-1907, Family crossing river in mist, oil on board, 47" x 56", signed. 14,000-20,000

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.

203. Victor Casnelli, Cincinnati, 1867-1961, Indian riders in Rockies, watercolor, 19.5" x 12", signed. 1,500-2,000

An accomplished painter of Native Americans, Casnelli is also known for his landscapes and Mediterranean scenes. William Howard Taft commissioned Casnelli to paint murals in his home.

204. A. Damallon, The Intruding Page - Pub scene, oil on canvas, 20" x 30", signed, old title card on back marked Florence. 1,000-1,500
205. Emile Simon, France, 1890-1976, Lugano - Alpine lake scene, oil on board, 15" x 19.5", signed. 400-600

Listed French painter of landscapes, boats and fishermen.

206. Tony Robert-Fleury, France, 1838-1912, Red haired lady with letter, oil on canvas, 16" x 13", signed. 1,500-2,000

French painter of portraits, genre and nudes, with strong auction records. Instructor at the Academie Julien in Paris.

207. Frank Duveneck, Cincinnati, 1848-1919, Portrait of elegant lady, oil on canvas, oval 16" x 20", unsigned. 6,000-8,000

Authenticated by Duveneck's close friend Bessie Wessel, acknowledged Duveneck expert. Authentication card signed Bessie H Wessel & dated Oct 20, 1971

208. Charles Wesley Sanderson, Boston, 1838-1905, Yellow Day Southern Michigan, watercolor, 9.5" x 13.5", signed. 200-400

A musician and well-listed landscape painter, Sanderson studied with Scotch artist James Hope in Vermont, Samuel Gerry in Boston, and at the l'Ecole des Beaux Arts in Paris. In his later years, he spent his summers painting and teaching in Vermont and Michigan.

209. John Califano, CA & IL, 1862-1946, Still life with flowers, oil on canvas, 12" x 19", signed. 2,000-3,000

Califano was born in Rome, where he studied under Domenico Morelli. He later lived in Chicago and eventually California. He won a gold medal at an exhibit in Naples in 1880, exhibited at the National Academy of Design from 1897-99, and at the Art Institute of Chicago in 1907.

210. Julius Kohris, Fall valley w/stream & fields, oil on board, 12" x 16". 400-600
211. European beach scene with changing hut, oil on canvas, 13.5" x 20.5", illegible signature, dated 1914. 600-800
212. Art Nouveau lady before mosaic window, watercolor, 22" x 13", signed N. Leloupe, dated '37, in elegant geometric carved frame. 500-700